Newegg launches new portfolio of PC Build Kits

Newegg Takes the Guesswork Out of PC Builds Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the top tech-focused e-retailer in North America, today (October 10, 2017) took the wraps off its new portfolio of PC Build Kits. Newegg has long been the preferred destination for DIY PC builders, many of whom are exceptionally tech […]

Greggs Foundation celebrates its 30th anniversary; receives Special Recognition at the North East Charity Awards

Greggs Foundation celebrates its 30th anniversary; receives Special Recognition at the North East Charity Awards   Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Greggs Foundation is celebrating after receiving a Special Recognition award at the North East Charity Awards in honour of its 30th anniversary. The award was presented by Bob Cuffe […]

Amazon Web Services selected as General Electric’s preferred cloud provider

GE continues migration in cloud-first approach to digital transformation SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Oct. 5, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that General Electric (NYSE: GE) has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider. GE continues to migrate thousands of core applications to AWS. GE began an enterprise-wide migration in […]

JAPAN: Rakuten and Lawson to trial initiative that combines drone deliveries and convenience store mobile sales

JAPAN: Rakuten and Lawson to trial initiative that combines drone deliveries and convenience store mobile sales   Trial to begin at Lawson’s Minamisoma-Odaka store on October 31 Tokyo, 2017-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. and Lawson, Inc. today (October 6, 2017) announced that the two companies will begin a trial initiative that combines […]

Alexa and Echo now available in India; will launch in Japan later this year

The Alexa Skills Kit and Alexa Voice Service also now available for developers in India Amazon also announced this week that Alexa and Echo are coming to Japan this year SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Oct. 4, 2017) announced that Alexa and Echo are now available by invitation in India, and that they are coming to Japan later […]

KappAhl rolls out Click&Collect and Shop Online in Store as key steps to its journey to digitisation

At the turn of the month, KappAhl took the next big step on its journey to digitisation, launching Click&Collect and Shop Online in Store. “Every way of shopping at KappAhl should be integrated. Online and physical stores aren’t different channels; they’re two parts of the same KappAhl. The customer chooses, we deliver. Because there is always […]

Stanley Black & Decker to host Q3 2017 earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 24, 2017

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) will broadcast its third quarter 2017 earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. The call will begin at 8:00AM ET. A news release outlining the financial results will be distributed before the market opens on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. A slide presentation, which […]

Carphone Warehouse becomes the exclusive UK retailer of smart phone for kids monqi®

monqi, exclusively available at Carphone Warehouse combines the fully featured Android device children want with the remote management and peace of mind parents want monqi has received the coveted Mumsnet Accredited award Available from early October, customers can register their interest in monqi from today (21st September, 2017) LONDON, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carphone […]

Amazon announces all-new Fire HD 10 tablet only $149.99

Amazon announces all-new Fire HD 10 tablet only $149.99   Featuring a brilliant 10.1” 1080p Full HD display with over 2 million pixels, stereo speakers with Dolby Audio, and 32GB of internal storage with support for up to 256GB more via microSD—the all-new Fire HD 10 is designed from the ground up for entertainment Now […]

GameStop: purchase new Apple iPhones with cash trade-in value on current generation smartphones

GameStop offers up to $400 cash trade-in value on current generation smartphones, helping consumers purchase the newly announced Apple iPhones GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Looking to purchase the newly announced Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8, or iPhone 8 Plus but are a little short on cash? GameStop may be able to help out. Today, the video […]

Classic Gaming Lives Again with Release of New Atari 2600/Sega Genesis Handhelds and Value Systems from AtGames

HD Consoles with Wireless Controllers Coming in October Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The classic videogames of the 70s, 80s, and 90s are coming home and going on the road as AtGames today announced the launch of the Atari Flashback Portable Game Player, the Sega Ultimate Portable Game Player, the Atari Flashback […]

JAPAN: Rakuten AirMap launches UTM system platform for drone manufacturers and application developers

Tokyo, 2017-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten AirMap, Inc. today (AUGUST 23, 2017) announced the launch of its UTM (Unmanned Traffic Management) system platform for drone manufacturers and application developers. This marks the first service offering for the Japanese joint venture established in March 2017 by Rakuten, Inc. and AirMap, Inc. The Rakuten AirMap platform will […]

Newegg now offers protection plans through SquareTrade

Innovative, Comprehensive Protection Plans Help Customers Purchase with Confidence Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Aug-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the leading tech-focused e-retailer in North America, today (August 10, 2017) announced it is offering customers the option of adding SquareTrade protection plans to eligible product purchases made on Newegg. The plans give customers even greater peace […]

Newegg joins forces with No Kid Hungry® to help communities feed children in need

Collaboration Supports Goal of Feeding Kids Where They Live, Learn, and Play Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the leading tech-focused e-retailer in North America and a growing force in global e-commerce, today (July 26, 2017) announced it is joining forces with No Kid Hungry® to help combat childhood hunger. No Kid Hungry […]

Dixons Carphone launches Team Knowhow to provide local, one-stop, expert tech service

Dixons Carphone launches Team Knowhow to provide local, one-stop, expert tech service   London, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rolling out across the UK from today (27 Jul 2017), Team Knowhow will provide a local, one-stop, expert tech service. Dixons Carphone, Europe’s leading electrical, telecoms and services retailer, today announces the launch of Team Knowhow, […]

Large Format Display Market 2017 Leading Growth Drivers, Emerging Audience, Segments, Industry Sales, Profits & ANALYSIS

PUNE, India, 2017-Jul-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The factors contributing to the growth of the large format display market are growing innovation in LED displays, increasing usage of these displays in various applications, introduction of 4K technology, power efficiency and low cost of displays. Also, factors such as availability of high definition large format […]

Staples announces robotic material handling solution for their fulfillment centers powered by Great Star

Cutting Edge Technology to be Used within Staples’ Network of Fulfillment Centers FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ – SPLS) announced today (Jul. 20, 2017) the development of a cutting edge, robotic material handling solution for their fulfillment centers powered by Great Star Industrial USA, LLC (“Great Star”). The technology combines separate solutions […]

Sears Holdings launches Kenmore products on Amazon.com

Agreement with Amazon.com expands the reach of the Kenmore brand Customers can now control their Kenmore Smart home appliances with Amazon Alexa Kenmore Smart air conditioners integrated with Alexa are now available on Amazon.com HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today (Jul 20, 2017) the launch of […]

X-Surveillances introduces the new DS300, PTT-Handheld Body Camera

The Hague, Netherlands, 2017-Jul-07 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Body Cameras will be an indispensable device to encourage and enforce better practices by police forces in addition to increasing accountability for all who use them. They will also add protection and ensure candid interactions with the members of public. The consequences are all too familiar in […]

ENGLAND: ERF Electrical Wholesalers to open a new, larger trade premises in The Dunstall Hill Estate in Wolverhampton

London, 2017-Jul-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — A leading electrical wholesaler is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the opening of new, larger trade premises in Wolverhampton. ERF Electrical Wholesalers Ltd is relocating from Willenhall Road to unit 2, The Dunstall Hill Estate, after agreeing a 10-year lease with leading commercial property investment company LCP, which owns […]

Johnson Controls appoints Al-Futtaim Engineering as exclusive distributor for York Air Conditioners

Johnson Controls appoints Al-Futtaim Engineering as exclusive distributor for York Air Conditioners   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Jul-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Al-Futtaim Engineering, a multi-disciplinary engineering organisation, has been appointed exclusive distributor for York Air Conditioners by Johnson Controls – a Fortune 100 company. The Al-Futtaim company’s Air Conditioning division will distribute the 2- and […]

M-BUDGET MOBILE: DIE VORTEILE DES ABOS ALS PREPAID

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2017-Jun-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Telefonieren, surfen und simsen in einem Paket: Die neuen Value Packs von M-Budget Mobile bieten alles, was Smartphone- und Tablet-Nutzer brauchen – bei voller Kostenkontrolle. Die M-Budget Mobile-Familie ergänzt ihr bestehendes Prepaid Angebot um drei Wertpakete: Value Pack small: für Wenignutzer, 30 Min., 30 SMS, 300 MB für […]

Amazon introduces five new unlocked devices to its best-selling Prime Exclusive Phones lineup

Introducing the Nokia 6, initially available in the U.S. only on Amazon, featuring a vibrant 5.5” Full HD display, Dolby Atmos speakers, a fast 16MP rear-facing camera and 8MP front-facing camera, and Android 7.1 Nougat—only $179.99 for Prime members Alcatel adds three new devices to Prime Exclusive Phones: the Alcatel IDOL 5S with a 5.2” Full HD display, a 12MP […]

BELGIUM: Colruyt Group’s energy specialist Eoly to power Flanders’ first public charging station network

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Eoly, Colruyt Group’s energy specialist, was chosen to supply green power to the first public charging station network in Flanders. By order of the Flemish Government, charging station operator Allego is installing 2,500 charging stations by 2020, 650 of which later this year. As a 100 % […]

JCPenney launches dorm shops in stores and online

JCPenney launches dorm shops in stores and online   Many stores are located within 5 miles of most major colleges, offering convenient in-store pick up of dorm furnishings, including new compact refrigerators and laptops PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jun-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The high school class of 2017 is off to college this fall and […]

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 […]

GameStop offers top trade-in dollars for pre-owned consumer electronics or video game hardware

GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — What do the iPhone 7, GameStop and Costa Rica have in common? If you trade-in an iPhone 7 today, GameStop will give you up to $355 – enough to help purchase a round-trip flight for one to Costa Rica.* GameStop, a global family of specialty retail brands that […]

Amazon announces two new additions to its Fire Tablet lineup—the all-new Fire 7 and Fire HD 8

Amazon announces two new additions to its Fire Tablet lineup—the all-new Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 = Fire 7, the next generation of Amazon’s best-selling tablet, is now thinner and lighter with an improved 7” IPS display, longer battery life, and improved Wi-Fi connectivity—still only $49.99 Fire HD 8, the next generation of Amazon’s […]

Amazon announces 16 finalists in its third-annual Amazon Robotics Challenge

This year’s finalists span industry, start-up and academic groups from Australia, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, the Republic of Singapore, Spain, Taiwan and the United States The Amazon Robotics Challenge will award up to $250,000 in prizes and encourages idea sharing and innovation within the robotics and automation community SEATTLE, 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail […]

Rakuten Kobo introduces new updated version of the original crowd-pleasing waterproof eReader

Just in time for summer, Kobo empowers passionate readers to enjoy worry-free reading wherever they go. Toronto, ON, 2017-May-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Relaxing takes many forms, and many agree that reading is key, especially when it takes place near water whether in the bath, on the dock, by the pool, or at the […]