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 […]

Amazon Web Services announces powerful new features for AWS Marketplace

New Enterprise Contract and Private Image Build features for AWS Marketplace make purchasing software and running applications on AWS even easier for buyers and sellers New AWS Solution Provider Program, AWS SaaS Factory, and AWS SaaS Accelerate Program help increase cloud adoption and APN Partner success New Competencies recognize APN Partners with demonstrated expertise in Machine Learning and […]

Amazon Web Services announces AWS PrivateLink

New managed service allows SaaS application developers who build on AWS to offer private endpoints as an additional option for accessing their service, increasing security for end customers by eliminating the need to expose data to the public Internet Aqua Security, Autodesk, CA Technologies, Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud, Dynatrace, Salesforce, SigOpt, Snowflake, and Twilio are among the SaaS providers […]

Amazon Music launches “The U2 Experience” available to U2 fans from U.S., UK, Germany, and Austria

Amazon to Launch an Exclusive Broadcast of New and Archived Interviews from U2, Including Live Recordings of Songs from the Band’s Upcoming Album “Songs of Experience” Available to Amazon Music Account Holders in the U.S., UK, Germany, and Austria via Amazon Music on Web, Mobile, and Amazon Echo Devices Where Available For a Limited Time; Launching Simultaneously Across Multiple Time Zones […]

AWS announces a fully managed intelligent threat detection service — Amazon GuardDuty

New intelligent threat detection service analyzes trillions of events per day to identify new and evolving threats and provide simple, tailored, and cost-effective protection for AWS accounts and workloads GE, Netflix, Autodesk, Twilio, Webroot, and Mapbox among the customers using Amazon GuardDuty SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), […]

AWS announces a new Bare Metal instance offering for Amazon EC2 and introduces a new H1 Storage Optimized instances

New Amazon EC2 Bare Metal instances enable customers to run workloads directly on AWS hardware, or bring their own hypervisor or virtualization stack; preview starts today New Storage Optimized instance family, H1, is designed for high-performance, big data workloads The next generation of General Purpose instances, M5, deliver even better compute, memory, and networking performance, […]

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 […]

Amazon Web Services selected as Intuit’s standard for machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads

Financial technology leader accelerates artificial intelligence efforts leveraging the cloud with the broadest and deepest functionality SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 27, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU) selected AWS as its standard for machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads. With more than 150 patents pending and […]

Sears and Kmart offer free home delivery for online purchases through Monday, December 25

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beginning today (Nov 27, 2017), Sears and Kmart introduced more value and shopping convenience with an offer of free home delivery for online purchases on all orders over $399, through Monday, December 25*. For shoppers looking for quality big-ticket items on already discounted categories, like up to 40 […]

Delivery Hero Q3 2017 results: revenues increasing 60% YoY on a like-for-like basis to EUR 137.9 million

Berlin, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delivery Hero Group (“Delivery Hero”), the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace, continued its growth trajectory in the third quarter of 2017 with revenues increasing 60% year-over-year on a like-for-like basis to EUR 137.9 million (Q3 2016: EUR 86.1 million). All segments continued to contribute to the […]

Toys”R”Us® and Babies”R”Us® announce Cyber Week 2017 from November 25 through December 1

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just when you thought the incredible holiday deals were over, Toys”R”Us® and Babies”R”Us® are providing all customers thousands of huge online deals during Cyber Week 2017 – no membership required. Beginning on Saturday, November 25 at 7:00 AM ET through Friday, December 1 at 5:00 AM ET, […]

Amazon Web Services announces new program that connects machine learning experts with AWS customers

New collaboration and education program connects Amazon machine learning experts with AWS customers and partners to accelerate the application of machine learning within their organizations Johnson & Johnson, Washington Post, and World Bank Group are the first customers to join the program SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the Amazon ML Solutions Lab, […]

LightInTheBox’s 2017 annual general meeting of shareholders, December 15, 2017, Hong Kong

BEIJING, China, 2017-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LITB) (“LightInTheBox” or the “Company”), a global online retail company that delivers products directly to consumers around the world, today announced it will hold its 2017 annual general meeting of shareholders at ICBC Tower, 35/F, 3 Garden Road, Hong Kong on December 15, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., local time. No proposal will […]

ASOS brings its Same Day Delivery option to Leeds and Manchester

Same day delivery option now available in the two cities following London launch London, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — ASOS, one of the world’s leading destinations for fashion loving 20-somethings, today (November 21st, 2017) announces that ASOS Instant, its Same Day Delivery option, is now available in Leeds and Manchester. The move follows a successful […]

Wine.com triples the number of pickup locations to more than 10,000 sites nationwide

The world’s largest selection of wine now available for convenient pickup at Fedex Office and Walgreens stores nationwide San Francisco, CA, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wine.com, the nation’s leading online wine retailer, announced that it has tripled the number of pickup locations to more than 10,000 sites nationwide.  This includes nearly 1,000 in California […]

Amazon celebrates Ten years of “Frustration-Free Packaging”

Certified Frustration-Free Packaging is easy to open, with no annoying clamshells or twist ties, and 100% recyclable Amazon’s Frustration-Free Packaging Programs have grown to include both Frustration-Free Packaging and Ships in Own Container, which produce less waste than traditional packaging – great for customers and the environment Amazon works directly with thousands of manufacturers to redesign […]

eBay launches brand new deals for Cyber Five

eBay launches brand new deals for Cyber Five   Multi-city ‘Did You Check eBay’ holiday airstream kicks off in NYC on Black Friday. San Jose, CA, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new eBay study1 found nearly a quarter (23%) of Holiday shoppers get started on Black Friday, so the marketplace is introducing new deals and […]

Calvin Klein, Inc. and Amazon Fashion announce the CALVIN KLEIN X Amazon Fashion holiday retail experience

Calvin Klein, Inc. and Amazon Fashion announce the CALVIN KLEIN X Amazon Fashion holiday retail experience   NEW YORK, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Calvin Klein, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], and Amazon Fashion today (Nov. 16, 2017) announced the CALVIN KLEIN X Amazon Fashion holiday retail experience, available for customers to shop now through December 31st. The […]

Amazon’s new sci-fi anthology series Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams to premiere exclusively on Prime Video on January 12

All ten episodes—featuring an all-star cast including Steve Buscemi, Bryan Cranston, Greg Kinnear, Anna Paquin, Terrence Howard, Maura Tierney, Janelle Monáe, Richard Madden, Liam Cunningham, Vera Farmiga, Juno Temple, Essie Davis, Benedict Wong, Annalise Basso, Mireille Enos, Rachelle Lefevre and Executive Producers Ronald D. Moore, Michael Dinner, David Kanter and Bryan Cranston—will be available globally in select territories on Prime Video SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Nov. 20, 2017) […]

7‑Eleven and Postmates offer FREE DELIVERY service during the extended Thanksgiving holiday, Nov. 20-27

IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Eating, cooking, shopping, football. Thanksgiving is a busy time and with so much to do, it can be a stressful one as well. 7‑Eleven, Inc. and Postmates can make life a little easier during the extended Thanksgiving holiday by offering FREE DELIVERY of favorite 7‑Eleven® items from 12:01 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, through 11:59 p.m. […]

Debenhams launches new mobile site for UK customers

Debenhams launches new mobile site for UK customers   Debenhams is strengthening its multi-channel offering with the launch of a new mobile site for UK customers that brings together the best features of mobile apps with the broad reach of mobile web The Progressive Web App (PWA), which uses Google-backed technology, creates a smooth and streamlined […]

StubHub to continue to serve as the Official Fan to Fan Ticket Marketplace of MLB.com and Major League Clubs

StubHub to continue to serve as the Official Fan to Fan Ticket Marketplace of MLB.com and Major League Clubs   The agreement extends StubHub’s partnership as the official fan to fan ticket marketplace of MLB.com and MLB clubs. San Jose, CA, 2017-Nov-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, and Major League […]

Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You is now available on Prime Video

The film is also available to buy or rent through Amazon Video and for purchase on DVD and Blu-ray Mariah Carey’s song “All I Want for Christmas Is You” was the most streamed holiday song on Amazon Music last year SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Nov. 16, 2017) announced a deal with NBC […]

Amazon: critically acclaimed thriller Absentia to debut exclusively on Prime Video in 2018

Series will debut exclusively to Prime members in the U.S., U.K., Germany and select territories globally in 2018 SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Nov. 15, 2017) announced it has added critically acclaimed thriller Absentiato its lineup of original dramatic series—all episodes will debut exclusively on Prime Video in the U.S., as well as in select […]

UPS® services integrated into Shopify platform to easily manage shipping in one place

Suite of UPS services embedded within Shopify to easily manage shipping in one place Shopify merchants can save significantly with exclusive UPS domestic and international rates Dedicated phone hotline (1-833-BFCM-WIN) to help businesses with their shipping strategy ATLANTA and OTTAWA, Ontario, 2017-Nov-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just in time for the holiday season, UPS (NYSE: UPS) and […]

Bol.com trials “return retrieval” service in Amsterdam

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Nov-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bol.com has introduced innovations in product returns that will offer customers more services and greater convenience in online shopping. In partnership with Dutch mail delivery company PostNL, bol.com is allowing customers in the Netherlands to return products using a digital barcode rather than having to print a […]

Delivery Hero welcomes CMA’s clearance for the sale of its UK business to Just Eat plc

Berlin, 2017-Nov-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delivery Hero Group (“Delivery Hero”), the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace, welcomes the announcement by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (the “CMA”) to unconditionally clear the sale of Delivery Hero’s UK business, Hungryhouse Holdings Limited (“Hungryhouse”), to Just Eat plc (“Just Eat”). The unconditional […]

Sears starts Black Friday deals online

Sears, Kmart also lower free shipping minimum for online orders to $25 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — To help shoppers get a jump on holiday shopping, Sears announced it is now offering Black Friday pricing online at Sears.com. Sears and Kmart also lowered the minimum purchase threshold for free shipping on qualifying online orders to $25 (was $49), […]

Sainsbury’s trials hot pizza pre-ordering service

Sainsbury’s trials hot pizza pre-ordering service   In a UK supermarket first, Sainsbury’s is trialling a hot pizza pre-ordering service in three of its stores. London, 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the trial, customers will be able to order a personalised takeaway pizza by telephone and pick it up in-store just 30 minutes […]

Metro’s rolls out online grocery shopping in the Outaouais region

Montréal, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Metro’s online grocery shopping is now being offered to all customers in the Outaouais region, from Aylmer to L’Ange-Gardien, and from Cantley to Gatineau. Serving close to 124,000 homes spread over 5 municipalities, it will allow nearly 289,000 consumers to benefit from this service with the guaranteed freshness […]