Intershop client Alko named Digital Leader of Nordics brands in e-commerce

Finnish food retail sector still in beginner phase of digital maturity Alko exceeds expectations with precise digital product information Top positions in Finnish food retail, e-commerce and Nordics e-commerce Jena, Helsinki, 2018-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Finnish state owned monopoly for retailing alcoholic drinks, Alko, was announced Digital Leader of Nordics brands in  e-commerce. […]

Amazon and Whole Foods Market launch Prime Now free two-hour delivery in Atlanta and San Francisco

Amazon Now Delivery at Whole Foods Market Lamar in Austin, Texas on February 5, 2018. Prime customers can enjoy free 2-hour delivery for orders over $35 from Whole Foods Market; Ultrafast delivery from Whole Foods Market is now available in six cities through Prime Now, more to come in 2018 AUSTIN, Texas and SEATTLE, 2018-Mar-07 […]

Walmart Canada to utilize Food-X warehouse and delivery platform for online grocery shopping deliveries for Vancouver-area in summer 2018

Food-X, a subsidiary of Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery (SPUD), helps reduce waste and lower carbon footprint of growing home grocery delivery market VANCOUVER, 2018-Mar-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart Canada and Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery (SPUD) announced today (February 21, 2018) an agreement to offer SPUD’s food delivery platform, Food-X Urban Delivery Inc. (Food-X), to […]

Amazon and Whole Foods Market announce the introduction of Prime Now free two-hour delivery in Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas and Virginia Beach

Prime customers can enjoy free 2-hour delivery for orders over $35 from Whole Foods Market; Whole Foods Market groceries can be delivered through Prime Now to neighborhoods in Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas, and Virginia Beach AUSTIN, Texas and SEATTLE, 2018-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon and Whole Foods Market today announced the introduction of free two-hour […]

Block Foods AG strengthens its online brand presence using Intershop Commerce Suite as new platform

traditional Hamburg-based family-owned company digitizes sales of food products based on the Intershop Commerce Suite Premium manufacturer invests in enhanced online brand experience and customer loyalty Implementation and hosting by Intershop partner SignTEK in the Microsoft Azure Cloud Jena, Hamburg, 2018-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Block Foods AG, based in Hamburg, Germany, uses the […]

Overstock.com launches a digitally-driven investment platform (robo-advising)

Unbiased artificial intelligence drives financial advising SALT LAKE CITY, 2018-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) announces the launch of a digitally-driven investment platform (otherwise known as robo-advising), presented by tZERO Advisors. The service is accessible to investors through the online retailer’s FinanceHub™. For a monthly fee of $9.95, investors can either select from a group of pre-established Adaptive […]

FlowerAura brings better delivery system and vendor interaction with the launch of Instanto App

DELHI, India, 2018-Jan-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — FlowerAura, one of the leading online gift portals in India with a network of vendors across 200+ cities has recently launched Instanto, an easy-to-use app that focuses on better delivery system and vendor interaction. Instanto, as the name suggests, is an application to provide timely delivery of flowers […]

Carrefour and La Poste groups partner to accelerate the development of home delivery services in France

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2018-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Carrefour and La Poste groups announce today (01/23/2018) the signing of a partnership to accelerate the development, on a national scale, of home delivery services for food and non-food shopping, for the benefit of consumers. This partnership is part of the priorities of the “Carrefour 2022” plan, […]

Carrefour Group selects Publicis.Sapient to assist in its digital transformation and omni-channel strategy

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2018-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (01/23/2018) during the “Carrefour 2022” strategic plan announcement, Alexandre Bompard, Chairman and CEO of the Carrefour Group, has highlighted among the Group’s priorities the digital transformation and omni-channel strategy that will make it a major international player. To drive Carrefour’s e-commerce offer, he has also announced the […]

Sobeys to bring the best-in-the-world grocery e-commerce experience to Canadians through partnership with Ocado Group plc

STELLARTON, NS, 2018-Jan-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sobeys Inc. announced today (January 22, 2018) that it has signed an agreement with Ocado Group plc to bring the world’s leading online grocery ordering, automated fulfillment and home delivery solution to Canada. Sobeys’ end-to-end online grocery shopping business will be built on the Ocado Smart Platform. With […]

Asda installs UK’s first giant parcel vending machine

The unit dispenses online orders in less than 60 seconds and accepts returns First UK automated Parcel Tower is installed at the Trafford Park store The technology has been huge success for Asda’s parent company, Walmart across the US The unit dispenses online orders in less than 60 seconds and accepts returns Quick and easy […]

A.S. Watson Group launches its first ever Technology Partnership Programme to support the acceleration of its digital transformation

HONG KONG, 2017-Dec-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — A.S. Watson Group (ASW), the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, announces the launch of its first ever Technology Partnership Programme to build a network of technology expert partners to support the acceleration of its digital transformation. Transformative Partnership to Win Customers’ Hearts Malina Ngai, Group Chief […]

SUPERVALU launches refreshed e-commerce sites Powered by Instacart

SAN FRANCISCO and EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Instacart, the technology-driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service, and SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU), one of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the U.S., has entered into an exclusive multiyear contract. Under this agreement, SUPERVALU recently launched refreshed e-commerce sites Powered by Instacart for four of […]

Barnes & Noble announces three free holiday shipping offers to help shoppers this holiday season

Free Shipping and Cut-Off Dates to Ensure Holiday Gifts Are Delivered in Time for That Special Holiday Moment New York, NY, 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today (December 11, 2017) announced three free holiday shipping offers to help shoppers get the most out of this […]

eBay Collective doubles its number of dealers and inventory

eBay Collective doubles its number of dealers and inventory   Since launching in 2016, eBay Collective has doubled its number of dealers and inventory, providing shoppers with a one-of-a-kind selection of furniture, art, antiques and design. San Jose, CA, 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last Tuesday, an eclectic group of artists, designers, architects, collectors and […]

Overstock.com takes ParityPledge to improve opportunity for advancement of women into leadership positions

The ParityPledge aims to bring gender equality to the highest levels of business SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) and its blockchain subsidiary, Medici Ventures, announce they have taken the ParityPledge to increase their commitment to improving the opportunity for advancement of women into leadership positions. By taking the ParityPledge, Overstock and Medici Ventures have […]

ChannelAdvisor Corporation announces Catalyst Americas 2018 conference, April 17-19, 2018 in San Diego, CA

Annual conference focuses on providing ways that retailers and branded manufacturers can compete, accelerate and win in a competitive landscape Research Triangle Park, NC, 2017-Dec-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM), a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and branded manufacturers to increase global sales, today (December 5, 2017 ) announced that […]

Newegg Logistics named to Multichannel Merchant’s list of top 3PL providers for 2018

Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Dec-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg Logistics, a subsidiary of Newegg, the top tech-focused e-retailer in North America, has been named a Multichannel Merchant Top 3PL provider for 2018 by the editors of Multichannel Merchant. “We are honored to be named to Multichannel Merchant’s list of top 3PL providers for 2018,” said Kunal Thakkar, Newegg’s SVP […]

The Limited® relaunches at Belk stores

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2017-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Limited®, a legacy brand known for empowering women in the workforce for over 50 years, recently returned to TheLimited.com and debuted in 150 Belk stores. Known for delivering Modern. Southern. Style. for nearly 130 years, Belk is expanding its quality roster of national brands and private-label fashion by […]

CVS Pharmacy introduces free, same-day delivery service in Manhattan

CVS Pharmacy introduces free, same-day delivery service in Manhattan   WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy (NYSE: CVS) introduced free, same-day delivery for prescriptions and certain over-the-counter items in Manhattan this week. The new free delivery service makes it easier for customers to save time and stay healthy. Free, same-day delivery in Manhattan is one of […]

Mister Spex rolls out the latest Intershop Commerce Suite, across all its European webshops

Leading online optician rolls out latest Intershop platform across all its European web shops New commerce platform powers a consistent multi-channel concept with faster interfaces and reduced maintenance needs Jena, Germany, 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mister Spex, Europe’s largest online optician, is extending its successful cooperation with Intershop with the rollout of the […]

Kroger’s QFC partners with Instacart to bring home delivery service in Puget Sound and Portland

CINCINNATI and BELLEVUE, Wash., 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — QFC, a division of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), today (12/4/2017) announced it is offering home delivery at a majority of its stores in both Puget Sound and Portland, through a partnership with Instacart, a nationally-recognized on-demand retail delivery service. The partnership supports two key drivers […]

Shop Your Way teams up with Major League Baseball player René Rivera to host toy drive and support ongoing relief efforts in Puerto Rico

Sears and Kmart membership platform and e-commerce marketplace teams with Major League Baseball player to host toy drive and support ongoing relief efforts HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Dec-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — As rebuilding efforts continue in the wake of Hurricane Maria, Shop Your Way is bringing the magic of the holidays to the island with […]

Wendy’s rolls out door-to-door delivery service powered by DoorDash

Wendy’s rolls out door-to-door delivery service powered by DoorDash   Customers Can Now Order Baconators, Frosty Desserts and More Wendy’s Favorites Right to Their Door DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting today (Dec. 1, 2017) Wendy’s and DoorDash are partnering to bring fans what they’ve been craving: Wendy’s deliciously different menu DELIVERED right to their door. Say bye-bye to sitting in […]

Albertsons to offer same-day grocery delivery service through partnership with Instacart

Agreement offers faster, more convenient same-day delivery choices. Boise, ID, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies, one of the nation’s largest grocery retailers, today (November 28, 2017) announced it will increase customer convenience through an agreement with Instacart, the technology driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service, by offering same-day deliveries in as little as […]

ePRICE’s Black Friday sales a major hit with Italians

The most sold items included LED Televisions, washer-dryers, video games and bed warmers. The most costly item sold was the Samsung QLED Ultra HD 65” TV. Milan, Rome, Turin, Naples and Brescia recorded the highest number of purchases on the ecommerce site during the Black Friday days Milan, 2017-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mind-boggling numbers […]

Ocado Group plc and Groupe Casino to develop the Ocado Smart Platform in France

Saint-Étienne, France, 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — We are pleased to announce the signing of an agreement between Ocado Group plc (“Ocado”) and Groupe Casino, to develop the Ocado Smart Platform (“OSP”) in France. Ocado is the world’s leading dedicated on-line grocery retailer with a strong technological advantage. The scalable, modular end-to-end solution provided […]

Cdiscount becomes France’s leading Black Friday e-tailer after reporting €43 million in business volumes

Bordeaux, France, 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Black Friday has become a major event in the e-commerce industry, and Cdiscount ranks as France’s leading Black Friday e-tailer after reporting €43 million in business volumes, or five times the amount recorded on a typical day. A total of 8 million people – i.e., one in three […]

Alibaba Group announces proposal to offer U.S. dollar-denominated senior unsecured notes

Hangzhou, China, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) today (November 27, 2017) announced that it proposes to offer U.S. dollar-denominated senior unsecured notes (the “notes”), subject to market and other conditions, in an underwritten registered public offering. The principal amount, interest rates, maturity dates and other terms of the […]

Amazon Web Services becomes the strategic infrastructure provider for Symantec

Leading cyber security company builds next generation SaaS services and companywide data lake on top of AWS as part of its ‘cloud-first’ strategy SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 22, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Symantec has chosen AWS as its strategic infrastructure provider for the vast majority of its cloud […]