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 […]

MIGROS: 200 LADESTATIONEN FÜR ELEKTRO-AUTOS BIS 2019

MIGROS: 200 LADESTATIONEN FÜR ELEKTRO-AUTOS BIS 2019   Zürich, Switzerland, 2017-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Keine andere Detailhändlerin in der Schweiz verfügt über so viele öffentlich zugängliche Ladestationen für Elektro-Autos wie die Migros. Aktuell können Kunden und Kundinnen an 26 Migros-Standorten auf insgesamt 80 Parkplätzen mit E-Tankstellen ihre umweltschonenden Autos aufladen, während sie ihre […]

Product launch: Clara the World’s only smart bracelet made with Swarovski crystals

North Vancouver, BC, CANADA, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Special price Crystal Aurora AB 10 limited offer by May 10   The latest smart watches packed with sensors are great for gadget freaks … but what about the rest of us? A local inventor realized the starting point was to design appealing jewelry and then […]

Apple opens its newest store in the Middle East, Apple Dubai Mall

DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple today premiered its newest store in the Middle East, Apple Dubai Mall, with a 186-foot curved storefront and balcony overlooking Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Fountain. Envisioned as a space for the community to gather, learn and be entertained, Apple Dubai Mall will also serve as a […]

BIXOLON unveils its next generation 4-inch mobile printer

BIXOLON unveils its next generation 4-inch mobile printer   Seongnam-si, Korea, 2017-Apr-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (April 24, 2017) BIXOLON Co., Ltd., a leading global mobile, label and POS printer manufacturer, unveiled its SPP-R410 – the next generation 4-inch mobile printer, a move that strengthens the company’s position as the world’s leading manufacturer of […]

Currys PC World’s Easter Mega Deals Event Has Been Extended

Additional 10% savings announced across hundreds of items for four days only Hundreds of products at their Black Friday price tags or lower. Extra 20% savings off the marked price on ALL PC Gaming Accessories LONDON, 2017-Apr-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — TODAY (April 13, 2017) Currys PC World announces the continuation of its best-ever Easter […]

Amazon helps developers build and launch far-field voice-initiated products with availability of Amazon Alexa 7-Mic Far-Field Development Kit

New reference design offers far-field speech processing to hardware manufacturers, making it simple, fast, and cost-effective to create new devices with Amazon Alexa SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Apr. 13, 2017) announced that for the first time it is making the high-performance far-field microphone array and voice processing technology found in Amazon […]

New leadership team at ScanSource Communications and Imago ScanSource

Greenville, South Carolina, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — ScanSource Communications and Imago ScanSource today (April 05, 2017) announced its new leadership team in the next stage of the integration of the two businesses. In support of that, the business unit will now operate under the name ScanSource Imago. The dedicated sales leadership team is […]

Carphone Warehouse’s iD Mobile announces UK’s first ever ‘Data Cushion’ offer

‘Data Cushion’ gives consumers complete peace of mind with an emergency 10GB of extra 4G data LONDON, 2017-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — iD Mobile, the 4G mobile network from Carphone Warehouse, has announced the UK’s first ever ‘Data Cushion’ offer that is available with a wide range of smartphone deals. The aim is to give […]

Amazon launched its fastest and easiest way to shop: Alexa voice shopping through Prime Now

Alexa voice shopping adds Prime Now making it the fastest and easiest way to shop hands-free Customers can now use their voice to shop tens of thousands of items through Prime Now with free two-hour delivery Alexa, order wine! Also launching today, wine, beer and spirits available from Alexa through Prime Now in select cities […]

Netatmo Security cameras, the smartest way to protect the house, roll out across the US in 800 Home Depot Stores

FRANCE, 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Netatmo Security cameras, the smartest way to protect the house, roll out across the US in 800 Home Depot Stores. As more than 2.5 million home intrusions are reported every year in the United States, Americans are increasingly concerned about the security of their home. Thanks to their […]

Build and Host Most Alexa Skills For Free Using Amazon Web Services

New program offers AWS promotional credits for developers to put toward their Alexa skill Tens of thousands of developers already building skills for Alexa SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today (Mar. 15, 2017) announced a new program that will make it free for tens of thousands of Alexa developers to build and […]

Carrefour Belgium launches Android Pay

BELGIUM, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Belgium is proud to be the first major retailer in the country to take payments by smartphone[1] using the Android Pay app that Google launched in Belgium on 7 March. Android Pay can now be used in nearly 600 Carrefour stores (45 Carrefour hypermarkets, most Market stores, Easy […]

hhgregg files for voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code

Strategic decisions allow the Company to move forward as a stronger, debt free and customer-focused business INDIANAPOLIS, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — hhgregg, Inc. (“hhgregg” or the “Company”) today (March 6, 2017) announced that the Company has taken action to restructure its balance sheet and better position itself for future success by filing voluntary petitions […]

Nintendo Switch Launches at Midnight in 3000 GameStop Stores

Limited supply of additional systems available at all GameStop stores March 3 More than 3,000 stores to open for 12:01 ET launch GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, announced today that more than 3,000 of its stores across […]

Nintendo’s highly-anticipated new console, Switch arrives at Toys“R”Us stores nationwide

Nintendo’s highly-anticipated new console, Switch arrives at Toys“R”Us stores nationwide   WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gamers, rejoice! This Friday, March 3, Nintendo’s highly-anticipated new console, Switch, will hit shelves at Toys“R”Us stores nationwide – no preorder required! A combination home console and handheld, Switch delivers an entirely new way to play whenever […]

The latest generation Amazon Fire TV Stick now available in the UK, Germany, and Japan

The latest generation Amazon Fire TV Stick now available in the UK, Germany, and Japan   SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon has announced that the latest generation Amazon Fire TV Stick is now available for customers in the UK, Germany, and Japan. Read the press release announcing Fire TV Stick with Alexa […]

hhgregg, Inc. engages Stifel Nicolaus and Miller Buckfire as financial advisor and investment banker

INDIANAPOLIS, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — hhgregg, Inc. (NYSE: HGG) (“hhgregg” or the “Company”) today (February 15, 2017) announced that it has engaged Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc. and Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC, each subsidiaries of Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) to pursue a range of potential strategic and financial transactions that will […]

Rakuten Pay to support 14 major electronic money brands and Android Pay™ from summer 2017

Rakuten Pay to support 14 major electronic money brands and Android Pay™ from summer 2017   Rakuten Edy, Suica, nanaco, QUICpay+, iD and more accepted from Summer 2017 Tokyo, 2017-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. today announced that the Rakuten Pay in-store payment system will be expanded to support 14 major electronic money […]

Currys PC World announces promotional price campaigns

London, 2017-Feb-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — TODAY (01 Feb 2017), Wednesday 1st February, Currys PC World announces the launch of its UK’s Lowest Price campaign – a guarantee to be the UK’s lowest price on at least one key big-brand product each week in the run up to Easter – giving customers great value […]

Kenmore wins Women’s Choice Award for major appliances

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Feb-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the trusted referral source for women, the Women’s Choice Award is delighted to honor the Kenmore® brand for earning the 2017 Women’s Choice Award® as America’s Most Recommended™ Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator and Washer/Dryer appliances for a fourth consecutive year. This award designation is based on a […]

hhgregg announces Super Sale offering on TVs, home audio, furniture and appliances just in time for the Big Game

Fans can throw the ultimate viewing party with up to 40 percent off TVs INDIANAPOLIS, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — hhgregg (NYSE:HGG), a leading appliances, electronics and furniture retailer, announced its Super Sale offering the best deals on TVs, home audio, furniture and appliances to help fans throw the ultimate viewing party for the […]

Starbucks launches voice ordering capabilities within Starbucks mobile iOS app and Amazon Alexa platform

Starbucks launches voice ordering capabilities within Starbucks mobile iOS app and Amazon Alexa platform   Seattle, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (January 30), Starbucks is taking the next step toward evolving the digital customer experience by launching voice ordering capabilities within the Starbucks mobile iOS app and the popular Amazon Alexa platform. These features are […]

hhgregg announces preliminary net sales results for the third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS, 2017-Jan-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — hhgregg, Inc. (“hhgregg” or the “Company”) (NYSE:HGG) today (January 9, 2017) announced preliminary net sales results for the third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2016. The Company also announced information on certain non-cash charges and details of its third fiscal quarter earnings conference call. All figures in this […]

The RideConnected motorcycle communication App now available for free in the iTunes and Google Play Stores

IRVINE, Calif., 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sena Technologies, Inc., the global leader in Bluetooth innovation for the motorsports, action sports and outdoor sports lifestyles, has announced today the release of the RideConnected App. The RideConnected App for motorcycle riding will connect multiple riders across the globe through their Sena Bluetooth headsets. Riders may now […]

App Store announces its busiest single day ever on New Year’s Day

$240 million in customer purchases makes January 1, 2017 the App Store’s busiest day ever App developers earned $20 billion in 2016 — up 40 percent from 2015 Cupertino, California, 2017-Jan-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple today (JANUARY 5, 2017) announced that the App Store welcomed 2017 with its busiest single day ever on New […]

hhgregg announces the appointment of Aaron Trahan as Chief Merchandising Officer

INDIANAPOLIS, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) today (January 3, 2017) announced that Aaron Trahan has been appointed Chief Merchandising Officer. Mr. Trahan has over 14 years of retail merchandising experience, including 10 years in a merchandising leadership role. Prior to joining hhgregg, Mr. Trahan served as Vice President of Merchandising at Conn’s […]

Product launch: unique patent-pending PTT-Handheld Speaker + Mic combination body camera

Netherlands, 04-Jan-2017 — /EPR Retail News/ — X-Surveillance launched the new, unique, patent-pending body camera DS300, which is a combination of a PTT-Handheld Speaker + Mic. with an incognito body camera. This sounds a mouthful, yet it is a body camera that is designed to replace an existing Push-To-Talk Mic. With the X-Surveillance DS300 there […]

Amazon announces 2016 holiday as best-ever season for Alexa Devices

Sales of Amazon Echo family of devices up more than 9x over last year’s holiday season Echo Dot is the best-selling, most gifted item on Amazon.com with millions sold worldwide since launch Alexa devices made up top-selling products across all categories on Amazon.com including Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick, Fire tablet and Amazon Echo SEATTLE, […]