BJ’s Wholesale Club unveils its top Black Friday deals and doorbusters

BJ’s Wholesale Club unveils its top Black Friday deals and doorbusters   Members can save up to $20,000 on hundreds of offers through Black Friday Savings Event, doorbuster deals and the Double Perks promotion WESTBOROUGH, Mass., 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Wholesale Club today (Nov. 2, 2016) announced its top Black Friday deals and […]

Amazon launches new app Rapids that offers hundreds of illustrated short stories to readers 7-12

New App Features Fun, Engaging Short Stories Told in a Unique Chat Style Amazon Rapids Offers Readers Ages 7-12 Hundreds of Illustrated, Original Stories with Dozens More Added Monthly SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 2, 2016), Amazon announced a new app that offers a playful approach to children’s reading. Amazon Rapids offers […]

Staples launches new student loan repayment plan to help associates with student debt

FRAMINGHAM, Mass,, 2016-Nov-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today (Nov. 1, 2016) the Phase I launch of a new student loan repayment plan that will help ease the burden of associates with student debt. The program initially targets specific new hire sales associates and existing internal candidates who have been identified […]

Staples unveils its Black Friday deals with its Staples mobile app starting November 6

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Nov-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) gives customers an exclusive sneak peek of the Black Friday deals with its Staples mobile app starting November 6. Customers who download the Staples mobile app (http://lksn.se/splsapp) will be the first to see the latest deals throughout the season. Staples Black Friday deals will be […]

Newegg announces deep discounts and special promotions this Black November®

Los Angeles, CA, 2016-Nov-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the leading tech-focused e-retailer in North America, today (November 1, 2016) unveiled its plans for Black November® 2016. Now in its eighth year, Black November gives early holiday shoppers access to deep discounts and special promotions on the season’s most sought-after products. “Black November gives our […]

Amazon.com kicks off the holiday countdown with its Black Friday Deals Store and curated holiday gift guides

This holiday season, customers can enjoy more deals than ever before on everything from HD TVs to stylish kitchen staples to some of the most popular toys of the year To help customers find the perfect gift for everyone on their shopping list, Amazon offers curated holiday gift guides for Electronics, Home, Handmade, and other […]

Best Buy introduces Ignite web page dedicated to the latest and greatest tech from startups

Best Buy introduces Ignite web page dedicated to the latest and greatest tech from startups   Minneapolis, MN, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — If you geek out whenever you get a glimpse of cool, new tech devices, there’s a new page on BestBuy.com that’s sure to spark your interest. We have introduced a Best Buy […]

CHINA: SPAR Shanxi embraces new technologies and innovations instore with the introduction of smart robot named Xiao Te

Shanxi, China, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Shanxi has introduced a smart robot instore, attracting great attention from shoppers. The robot, named Xiao Te, visited a total of 20 stores in Taiyuan city. The SPAR China Partner is shifting from a traditional supermarket concept to a focus on fresh and healthy living, taking […]

The first Shop’n Go car sharing and charging station opened at Carrefour Market store in Milan

ITALY, 2016-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first Shop’n Go car sharing and charging station was launched on October 25th at the Carrefour Market store at 79/81, Via Farini in Milan. This is the first of eight Shop’n Go car sharing stations to be installed at Carrefour Market supermarkets. The stations will all be active […]

GameStop unveiled the hottest gifts for this holiday season

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, is ensuring the holidays will be filled with the latest technologies, consoles, games and collectibles for everyone on your shopping list. At last month’s GameStop EXPO in Anaheim, CA, the retailer […]

Amazon.com announces 3Q financial results

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Oct. 27, 2016) announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2016. Operating cash flow increased 49% to $14.6 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $9.8 billion for the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2015. Free cash flow increased to $8.6 billion […]

Mixtapes and retro audio leading the way in how Ireland consumes music

Nearly seven in ten Irish adults find retro audio devices the most appealing way to consume music, powering one third of consumer technology spend Almost half of us view making mixtapes as one of our favourite childhood memories Over a third of us still make mixtapes now with digital playlists accounting for a third of […]

Apple launches all-new MacBook Pro featuring the revolutionary Touch Bar

Cupertino, California, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple today (OCTOBER 27, 2016) introduced the thinnest and lightest MacBook Pro ever, along with a breakthrough interface that replaces the traditional row of function keys with a brilliant, Retina-quality Multi-Touch display called the Touch Bar. The new MacBook Pro features Apple’s brightest and most colorful Retina […]

Product Launch: AOSO Newly Released M16 Wireless Bluetooth 4.1 Headphones with Adjustable Neckband

BUFFALO, NY, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — AOSO Newly released M16 Bluetooth Headphones take advantages of Bluetooth 4.1 version, providing universal compatibility with all Bluetooth-enabled devices, and automatically pairing your last connected device. LED indicator light can also show the remaining battery at your iphone / ipad. Users can pair 2 bluetooth-enabled devices simultaneously. This […]

Best Buy announces 20 must-have technology products for the holiday shopping season

Best Buy announces 20 must-have technology products for the holiday shopping season   Minneapolis, MN, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Start preparing those wish lists; the holiday shopping season is here. Today (October 25, 2016 ), Best Buy announced its annual “Top Tech” list — the 20 must-have technology products— just in time to get a […]

British consumer electronics brand Alba reveals how ‘tweenagers’ are rejecting TV for tablets and other mobile devices

Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — As we approach the October half-term, British consumer electronics brand Alba, exclusive to Argos, has today (20/10/2016) revealed how ‘tweenagers’ are rejecting TV for tablets and other mobile devices, as they become the most mobile-centric generation we’ve ever seen. The study of over 1,000 UK parents with […]

eBay launches personalized shopping assistant ShopBot Beta

eBay launches personalized shopping assistant ShopBot Beta   San Jose, California, 2016-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Powered by Artificial Intelligence and debuting on Facebook Messenger, ShopBot is a smart personal shopping assistant that’s there whenever you need it. With more selection available to online shoppers than ever before, finding items that are perfect for you […]

Amazon today introduces new features to the Prime Photos service

Amazon today introduces new features to the Prime Photos service Bringing valued memories together, Family Vault creates a private, easily-accessible home for photos and videos from multiple family members and devices U.S. Prime members can now invite up to five people to join their Family Vault and access the benefits of unlimited photo storage, at […]

Macy’s introduces Brookstone products in stores and online this holiday season

Macy’s introduces Brookstone products in stores and online this holiday season   NEW YORK, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week, Macy’s launches a new partnership with specialty retailer Brookstone, to bring uniquely designed, high-quality gifts to 347 stores and macys.com this holiday season. “Brookstone is a brand known for exceptionally innovative products that aim […]

Bush: Seven in ten UK adults find retro style audio technology most appealing to them

Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — While the evolution of hi spec technology continues, British consumer technology brand Bush has revealed that Britain’s affection for classic audio still reigns supreme, with seven in ten UK adults finding retro style audio technology to be most appealing to them. More of us are feeling nostalgic […]

WallyHome’s next generation home sensing solution helps homeowners avoid serious property damage

WallyHome’s next generation home sensing solution helps homeowners avoid serious property damage   SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The next generation WallyHome wireless sensor network provides homeowners with peace of mind through unprecedented access to monitoring and maintaining the health of their home. The revolutionary home sensing solution detects and alerts users to water […]

Best Buy hosts demos of Oculus Touch controllers with its Rift virtual reality headset

Best Buy hosts demos of Oculus Touch controllers with its Rift virtual reality headset   Minneapolis, MN, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — You’ve looked into the future. Now you can Touch it. Starting this week, Best Buy is one of the first retailers where you can try out the new Oculus Touch controllers with its Rift […]

Prime Reading: Amazon introduces new unlimited reading for U.S. Prime members

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Oct. 5, 2016) introduced Prime Reading, a new reading benefit for U.S. Prime members. Prime members can now enjoy unlimited reading from a rotating selection of books, magazines, comics and more – at no additional cost. Prime Reading joins the growing list of all-you-can-eat benefits for Prime […]

Radar Pace™: Luxottica Group and Intel launch smart eyewear featuring real-time voice activated coaching system

Milan , 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Today ( October 3, 2016), Luxottica Group and Intel announced the launch of Radar PaceTM, a smart eyewear featuring a real-time voice activated coaching system. Seeking to redefine the way athletes train, Radar Pace is the result of years of research and development between Luxottica’s Oakley brand […]

New Pixel, Phone by Google now available to pre-order at Carphone Warehouse

London, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new Pixel, Phone by Google is now available to pre-order at Carphone Warehouse in stores nationwide and online. As exclusive retail partner, Carphone Warehouse is the only place to offer Pixel across iD Mobile and all major networks2, and on the widest range of tariffs. Pay monthly […]

Innovation to lead the way at the 22nd edition of MAPIC, 16 – 18 November, Cannes

Paris, 2016-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Innovation will lead the way at MAPIC this year, with a host of new exhibitors, pitching formats and conferences shining a spotlight on how retailers and developers can respond to today’s connected consumers. Organized by Reed MIDEM, the 22nd edition of MAPIC – the International Retail Property Market […]

Alexa Prize: Amazon announces university competition dedicated to accelerating conversational artificial intelligence

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (-Sep. 29, 2016), Amazon announced the Alexa Prize, an annual university competition dedicated to accelerating the field of conversational artificial intelligence (AI). The goal of the inaugural competition is to build a “socialbot” on Alexa that will converse with people about popular topics and news events. The team […]

Amazon announces the all-new Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote for only $39.99

Amazon announces the all-new Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote for only $39.99   SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Sep. 28, 2016) announced the all-new Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote, the most powerful streaming media stick available. Up to 30 percent faster than the original best-selling version, the next […]

Best Buy’s Mountain View store adds dedicated space to showcase latest technology from entrepreneurs and startups

Minneapolis, MN, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Silicon Valley is the heart of tech innovation, so it’s only fitting Best Buy would go there to open a new, one-of-a-kind store experience that showcases the latest technology from some of the world’s most inventive entrepreneurs and startups in consumer electronics. We’ve added dedicated space inside our […]

Best Buy launches new program that highlights the newest tech from startup companies, Best Buy Ignite

Minneapolis, MN, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — You come to Best Buy to see and try the latest and greatest technology, from 4K TVs to virtual reality. But we know there are also a lot of really cool, innovative products out there that aren’t yet on our shelves. That’s why we’re launching Best Buy Ignite, […]