Panera Bread now an industry-leading restaurant e-tailer; surpassed $1 Billion in digital sales

Digital Investments Enable a Personalized and Enhanced Guest Experience ST. LOUIS, 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Digital sales at Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA) – those made via mobile, web, or kiosk – have surpassed $1 Billion on an annualized basis and could double in 2019. Since the inception of its Panera 2.0 program in […]

ENJOY A LUNCH TOTE WITH BUILT-IN ODOR ELIMINATION FROM METRIC PRODUCTS

CULVER CITY, CA, USA, 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Metric Products, a full-service, family-owned and operated company has just today launched their latest functional and high quality product, a Lunch Tote Bag. Metric Products works hard to design, create and manufacture a range of products that are functional and embody good design, simplicity, and […]

METRIC PRODUCTS RELEASES PREMIUM ANKLE STRAP PRODUCT FOR IMPROVED GYM PERFORMANCE

CULVER CITY, USA, 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Metric Products, a full-service, family-owned and operated company has just this week released their latest product, a Premium Ankle Strap. Metric Products works hard to design, create, and manufacture a range of products that are functional and embody good design, simplicity and unmatched beauty. This new […]

Intershop helps QBank develop its integration capabilities with various tools and platforms

Jena, Germany, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — QBank continues to develop its integration capabilities with various tools. The company’s latest launch is the integration for the German e-commerce system, Intershop. Intershop and QBank have been partners for about a year, and now they have taken the next step in offering an integrated solution between their platforms. This enables them to […]

NCR and Red Rook Team-up to Provide Omni-Channel Commerce To Specialty Retailers in North America

ATLANTA, GA, 2017-Jun-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Red Rook announced today (June 6, 2017) an initiative with NCR (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, to provide robust omni-channel solutions to specialty retailers in North America.  Red Rook’s Commerce5 solution leverages the power of NCR Counterpoint, and the Magento ecommerce platform, to deliver […]

Visa adds 13 new partners to participate in its token service provider (TSP) program

Visa Adds Thirteen New Token Service Providers to Broaden Global Access to Visa Token Service SAN FRANCISCO & NEW YORK, 2017-Jun-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (June 7, 2017), Visa (NYSE:V) announced it has signed 13 new partners to participate in its token service provider (TSP) program, as the payments industry shifts from plastic to […]

ChannelAdvisor co-founder and executive chairman Scot Wingo to present at the Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition

Amazon & Me Workshop will be chaired by ChannelAdvisor Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Scot Wingo Research Triangle Park, NC, 2017-Jun-03 — /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 (June 1, 2017) announced that Scot Wingo, ChannelAdvisor’s co-founder and […]

Fraud Detect: First Data launches comprehensive fraud solution for merchants around the world

Fraud Detect strengthens line of defense for eCommerce, universal commerce, mobile, in-store, and at the pump fraudulent transactions Leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning for real-time fraud scoring In pilot test, Fraud Detect significantly reduced fraud risk for merchants NEW YORK, 2017-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling […]

First Data becomes the inaugural partner for Rhode Island’s smart government innovation center

Center will develop research tools for state and local governments, leveraging advanced analytics and big data NEW YORK, 2017-Jun-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, today (MAY 31, 2017) announced the company will partner with the state of Rhode Island to serve as a founding member of a […]

7th annual RetailNext Executive Forum, Insight : Ignite, May 31-June 2 at the Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, CA

7th annual RetailNext Executive Forum, Insight : Ignite, May 31-June 2 at the Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, CA   Smart Store Retail IoT Market Leader Promotes Catalysts for Retail Industry Thought Leadership and Change SAN JOSE, Calif., 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (May 30, 2017), RetailNext Inc., the worldwide leader in retail […]

First Data to acquire all outstanding shares of common stock of CardConnect for $15.00 per share in cash

CardConnect’s innovative partner management tools help improve merchant retention Capabilities accelerate First Data’s firm-wide ISV initiative Brings First Data immediate capabilities in ERP-integrated payment solutions All CardConnect tools and capabilities will be made available through First Data’s JVs, acquiring partnerships, and other distribution channels Transaction is modestly accretive to adjusted EPS before expected synergies Modest […]

Newegg Seller Day to be held on June 15, London

Newegg to Host Day-long Event for European E-commerce Companies Interested in Selling Cross-border into North America and Beyond Los Angeles, CA, 2017-May-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the leading tech-focused e-retailer in North America and a growing force in global e-commerce, today unveiled details of its forthcoming Newegg Seller Day (June 15 from 10 am […]

RetailNext to be the in-store analytics solution provider for natural cosmetics beauty firm 100% PURE

SAN JOSE, Calif., 2017-May-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (May 25, 2017), RetailNext Inc., the worldwide expert and market leader in IoT smart store retail analytics for optimizing shopper experiences, announced it has entered into a multi-year agreement to be the in-store analytics solution provider for 100% PURE, a natural cosmetics beauty firm providing […]

GiftsbyMeeta.com Introduces Fresh Collection of Presents for the Kids on the Website

Delhi, India, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kids, the very special species on the planet enjoy most any festive occasion around our home and their grins, laughter, warm hugs or even their cute crying all are the major themes which have been incorporated while Launching overhauled category named Gifts for kids on GiftsbyMeeta’s website. […]

BRP report: Retailers plan to use Innovative Technologies to Improve Customer Service

BRP report: Retailers plan to use Innovative Technologies to Improve Customer Service   According to the 2017 Customer Experience/Unified Commerce Survey, Savvy Retailers are Planning to use Innovative Technologies to Improve Customer Service Boston, MA, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to a new report from BRP, 55% of retailers are focused on optimizing […]

METRIC USE UNVEILS LATEST PRODUCT, DUAL-SIDED DISH DRYING MAT, ON AMAZON.COM

CULVER CITY, USA, 2017-May-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week, Metric USA, a full-service, family-owned and operated company that works around the clock to identify much-needed, innovative everyday products, has proudly unveiled the Original Dual-Sided Dish Drying Mat, their newest product creation. All their products embody functional, simplistic, and effective design, and the Drying […]

Alibaba, Ant Financial, and TDAP partner to support growth of SMEs in Pakistan through e-commerce

Hangzhou, China, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA), the world’s largest online and mobile commerce company, has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) during Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to the Alibaba Headquarters in Hangzhou, China. Alibaba Group’s Executive […]

NCR to showcase its latest restaurant technology innovation at the National Restaurant Association show in Chicago

Global technology company to demonstrate solutions that help restaurants transform their operations and build connected experiences DULUTH, Ga., 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) will focus on ‘the connected experience’, for restaurants of all types and sizes at the upcoming National Restaurant Association (NRA) show in Chicago where the company will showcase […]

SPAR Norway expands its e-commerce network with the launch of EUROSPAR Hunstad in Bodø online store

NORWAY, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since last year, SPAR Norway has been increasing its focus on online retail to alleviate the challenge of large distances between stores and drive business to independent retailers across the country. The SPAR Partner has created a simple and intuitive online system and has invested in the best technologies […]

Intershop client Alko wins 2017 ‘IT Project of the Year’ award from Management Events 600 Minutes Executive

Finnish state owned drinks retailing company wins 2017 ‘IT Project of the Year’ from Management Events 600 Minutes Executive B2B and B2C omni-channel commerce featuring more than 5,000 items Jena, Germany, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Finnish state owned monopoly for the retailing of alcoholic drinks, Alko has won the 2017 ‘IT Project of […]

Tesco’s adds Spoon Guru’s innovative online technology and expertise in nutrition into its online shopping platform

CHESHUNT, England, 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco today (May 15, 2017) has announced a partnership with Spoon Guru to help its customers with specific diets and tastes quickly and easily find food suitable when shopping online. It marks the latest step in Tesco’s efforts to make healthier choices a little easier for customers, colleagues and […]

New Nordstrom Rewards Visa® credit card expands Nordstrom’s loyalty program in Canada

SEATTLE, 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. announced it is expanding its loyalty program in Canada, providing customers with a new opportunity to earn points for their purchases and access to exclusive perks. Beginning today, Canadian customers can apply for the Nordstrom Rewards Visa® credit card and earn points on their purchases wherever […]

Lexos patent lawsuit against ChannelAdvisor’s customer Costco Wholesale dismissed

Research Triangle Park, NC, 2017-May-10 — /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 (May 8, 2017) announced the patent lawsuit filed by Lexos Media IP, LLC (“Lexos”) against ChannelAdvisor’s customer Costco Wholesale Corporation has been dismissed. After a […]

Wegmans Food Markets introduces online cake orders for special occasions

ROCHESTER, NY, 2017-May-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets is now offering online celebration cake and cookie cake orders at wegmans.com/ createyourcake. Select cakes can be customized, ordered, and paid for online with a credit or debit card and a minimum of 24 hours’ notice. Order pickup is available at all Wegmans stores. “Many […]

Shopify Shows Excellent Start to the Year With First Quarter 2017 Results

First-Quarter Revenue Grows 75% Year on Year First-Quarter Gross Merchandise Volume Grows 81% Year on Year Shopify reports in U.S. dollars and in accordance with U.S. GAAP Ottawa, Canada, 2017-May-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SHOP), the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, today (May 2, 2017) announced strong […]

Martha Stewart brand to launch at QVC

America’s Most Trusted Lifestyle Expert to Appear on QVC NEW YORK, 2017-May-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) (“Sequential” or the “Company”) and QVC, Inc. announced today (May 4, 2017) a multi-year agreement for the Martha Stewart brand. Under the new agreement, QVC will launch several categories for the brand including skincare, fashion […]

Intershop recorded a strong 26% increase in revenues to EUR 9.1 million in the first quarter of 2017

Strategy program “Lighthouse 2020” taking effect Total revenues up 26% to EUR 9.1 million (previous year: EUR 7.3 million) Positive EBIT of EUR 0.2 million (previous year: EUR -1.4 million) Strong increase in cash by EUR 2.2 million Intershop technology achieves top ratings by renowned industry analyst Forrester Research Jena, Germany, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail […]

Bags & travel retailer Duifhuizen goes cross-border

OUD-BEIJERLAND (THE NETHERLANDS), 2017-May-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Duifhuizen, specialist retailer of bags & travel items, has made its range more accessible to international customers. Apart from its 26 brick-and-mortar shops in The Netherlands and its two online shops, duifhuizen.nl and duifhuizen.be, the retailer has now also gone live with an English online shop: www.duifhuizen.com. […]

Barnes & Noble appoints Demos Parneros to CEO

NEW YORK, 2017-May-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), today (April 27, 2017) announced the promotion of Demos Parneros to Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Commensurate with the appointment of Mr. Parneros, Leonard Riggio will step down as CEO and remain Chairman of […]

Diebold Nixdorf to present innovative retail and banking solutions at the Seamless Middle East Conference and Exhibition

Global innovator introduces latest ATM concept to Middle East market DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 2017-May-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), a global leader in driving connected commerce, will demonstrate the latest technology and solutions that support four key drivers in the retail and financial services industries— digitalization, individualization, automation and miniaturization– […]