VAHAN JEWELER UNVEILS NEW DESIGN WITH FRESH SLEEK LOOK

VAHAN DESIGNER KEEPS FINDING NEW WAYS TO KEEP COLLECTIONFRESH, POLISHED & SLEEK Vahan’s Greg Der Calousdian is A Master of Design and His Newest Design “Nuvo” is No Exception  NEW YORK, USA, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Greg Der Calousdian, VP of Design, has created a new look to join the company’s signature 14k gold floral beaded petal design.  The Nuvo look has clean and minimalistic lines that that […]

Colruyt launches new functionalities for MyColruyt

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colruyt keeps investing in the digital world and launches a few new functionalities for MyColruyt with which customers can compose shopping lists. From now on, they can use the app to send their shopping directly to Collect&Go, the store chain’s online shopping service. Furthermore, customers can sort their […]

Office Depot collaborates with Elementum to fortify its omnichannel operations

Boca Raton, Fla., 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading provider of office supplies, business products and services delivered through an omnichannel platform, today announced it is collaborating with Elementum to fortify its omnichannel operations, providing the company the ability to deliver products and services at unparalleled velocity and scale across all […]

SOUQ.com to purchase Wing.ae marketplace for merchants and couriers in the UAE

DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — SOUQ.com today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Wing.ae, a marketplace for merchants and couriers in the UAE, providing innovative mobile and web-based user-friendly delivery solutions for businesses and individual consumers. SOUQ.com previously invested in Wing.ae and will be acquiring 100% of the […]

LightInTheBox announces Gati as its first key local business partner in India

BEIJING, China, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LITB) (“LightInTheBox” or the “Company”), a global online retail company that delivers differentiated products directly to customers around the globe, today announced that it has formed a strategic business partnership with Gati, India’s pioneer in express distribution and supply chain solutions, aimed at providing localized logistics and […]

eBay shoppers get access to Online Repair Manuals for over 80 percent of vehicles on the road

eBay shoppers get access to Online Repair Manuals for over 80 percent of vehicles on the road   This new offering provides a one-stop-shop for buyers, who shop eBay first, whether they’re looking for the right part, right price, or expert guidance. San Jose, CA, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — At eBay, we’re continually […]

Smart & Final launches delivery platform at shop.smartandfinal.com as part of expanded partnership with Instacart

Smart & Final launches delivery platform at shop.smartandfinal.com as part of expanded partnership with Instacart   COMMERCE, Calif. and SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SFS), the neighborhood warehouse grocery store, has launched its own delivery platform at shop.smartandfinal.com Powered by Instacart, the technology-driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service. The e-commerce […]

Amazon and Microsoft collaborate to help Alexa and Cortana talk to each other

SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced today (Aug. 30, 2017) that Alexa will be able to talk to Cortana, and Cortana will be able to talk to Alexa. You will be able to turn to your Echo device and say, “Alexa, open Cortana,” or turn to your Windows 10 device […]

Lindex offers customers smarter and more convenient shopping experience with new mobile app

Lindex offers customers smarter and more convenient shopping experience with new mobile app   Sweden, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lindex releases a mobile app to offer their customers a smarter and more convenient shopping experience. With key features such as Instagram integration, inspiration feed, order management and access to current offers, the goal is an […]

Amazon announces all-new Alexa feature that lets you synchronize music on multiple Amazon Echo devices in your home

New multi-room music feature lets you group multiple Amazon Echo devices for synchronized music streaming in every room New Alexa developer tools extend multi-room audio to other connected speakers and audio systems SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Aug. 29, 2017) announced an all-new Alexa feature that lets you control and synchronize […]

Amazon announce Original Series Lore will premiere on Friday, October 13 on Prime Video

From Executive Producers Ben Silverman, Howard T. Owens, Gale Anne Hurd, Brett-Patrick Jenkins, Glen Morgan, Jon Halperin and Mark Mannucci, the anthology series is based on the award-winning, critically acclaimed podcast from Aaron Mahnke Series features Robert Patrick, Adam Goldberg, Kristin Bauer, Holland Roden, Colm Feore and Campbell Scott SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon announced today (Aug. 29, 2017) the Amazon Original Series Lore will premiere on Friday, October 13 on Prime […]

Sainsbury’s kicks off Argos Click & Collect service in convenience stores nationwide

Sainsbury’s kicks off Argos Click & Collect service in convenience stores nationwide   London, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers will be able to pick up their Argos and Tu orders from over 100 Sainsbury’s Local stores by the end of 2017. One year after the acquisition of Argos, this furthers Sainsbury’s strategy of serving […]

VMware and Amazon Web Services strategic alliance delivers seamlessly integrated hybrid cloud

Strategic Alliance Between Private and Public Cloud Leaders Delivers a Seamlessly Integrated Hybrid Cloud Early Access and Beta Customers include Brink’s, Cerner, Elemica, MIT, Moody’s, State of Louisiana, and Sysco LAS VEGAS, NV, 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (August 28, 2017) at VMworld® 2017, VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), and Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an […]

Amazon to open its second Oregon fulfillment center in Salem

New Amazon facility will employ more than 1,000 full-time associates SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Aug. 28, 2017) announced plans to open its second Oregon fulfillment center in Salem, which will create more than 1,000 full-time positions. The company recently announced an upcoming fulfillment center in Troutdale and it currently operates a sortation center in Hillsboro and […]

Nordstrom brings its Reserve Online & Try In Store service to nearly 40 stores across the country

SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. announced that it has expanded its Reserve Online & Try In Store service to nearly 40 stores across the country; following a pilot in six stores. Reserve Online & Try In Store allows customers to select items online and try them on in person at their nearest Nordstrom store, combining the convenience of shopping […]

Wine.com expands efforts to innovate and leverage technology to enhance consumers experience with new website and mobile App

San Francisco, CA,, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wine.com, the nation’s leading online wine retailer, has raised $15M from existing investors to capitalize on accelerating growth.  The profitable etailer, now over $100M in annual revenue, grew 25% in the quarter ending June 30, double its 5-year average annual growth rate.  Simultaneously, the company is announcing […]

Amazon: second season of half hour series Fleabag to premiere in 2019 on Prime Video

SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Aug. 25, 2017) announced it will offer a second season of the half hour series Fleabag with series creator, Phoebe Waller-Bridge (A Star Wars Story: Untitled Han Solo Film), returning as writer and star. Waller-Bridge can also be seen in the upcoming untitled Han Solo “Star Wars” anthology film and will serve […]

Amazon to create more than 2,000 full-time jobs for its new fulfillment center in North Randall, Ohio

New 855,000-square-foot facility will create more than 2,000 full-time jobs SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Aug. 25, 2017) announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in North Randall, Ohio, which will create more than 2,000 full-time associate roles with benefits and opportunities to engage with Amazon Robotics in a highly technological […]

Amazon launches TenMarks Writing — new online curriculum designed for teachers to help students become better writers

Provides students with a digital Writing Coach to guide them through the writing process with personalized feedback every step of the way Ignites students’ love of writing and creativity with Bursts – playful, short exercises like commenting on a picture or creating a story using a fun text message format Saves teachers’ time with lesson […]

Argos now accepting pre-orders for Xbox One X and Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft console

Argos now accepting pre-orders for Xbox One X and Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft console   London, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Eager Xbox fans can place pre-orders for the hotly anticipated new Xbox One X and Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft console on argos.co.uk from today (22 August 2017), the retailer has announced. Fans now have […]

eBay appoints Scott Cutler, Jay Lee and Jooman Park to new regional leadership roles

eBay appoints Scott Cutler, Jay Lee and Jooman Park to new regional leadership roles   San Jose, CA, 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY), a global commerce leader, has appointed Scott Cutler, Jay Lee and Jooman Park to new regional leadership roles. Mr. Cutler has been promoted to Senior Vice President, […]

BJ’s Restaurants launches fully integrated online ordering platform along with alcohol delivery

BJ’s Restaurants launches fully integrated online ordering platform along with alcohol delivery   HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — On the heels of announcing its new delivery partnership with DoorDash, BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) launched a fully integrated online ordering platform along with alcohol delivery. BJ’s is one of the first national restaurant brands to offer […]

eBay announces membership in the Open API Initiative (OAI)

eBay announces membership in the Open API Initiative (OAI)   The partnership makes it easier for eBay developers to integrate with our RESTful public APIs and evolve their buying and selling experiences on our platforms. San Jose, CA, 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — For more than 20 years, eBay has been a leading marketplace, […]

New infant wear line launches exclusively to Kmart – Spencer by Jaclyn Smith

New infant wear line launches exclusively to Kmart – Spencer by Jaclyn Smith   First-ever infant wear line designed by Jaclyn Smith available online and in select Kmart stores this September HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Jaclyn Smith, a beloved Kmart brand partner for more than 32 years, is unveiling an infant […]

Amazon introduces Instant Pickup for Prime and Prime Student members to order and pickup items in under two minutes

SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Aug. 15, 2017) introduced Instant Pickup, a free service offering Prime and Prime Student members a curated selection of daily essentials available for pickup in two minutes or less at five of Amazon’s fully staffed pickup locations in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Berkeley, Calif., Columbus, Ohio, and College Park, Md. Items available with Instant […]

Amazon.com prices private offering of $16.0 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes

SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) (“Amazon” or the “Company”) today (Aug. 15, 2017) announced that it priced its previously announced private offering of $16.0 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes (collectively, the “Notes”). The Company expects to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund the consideration for its […]

AWS announces Amazon Macie security service to protect data stored in Amazon S3

New security service uses machine learning to classify sensitivity of customers’ data in Amazon S3 and then monitor and report on risks and anomalous access Autodesk, Edmunds, and Netflix among the customers using Amazon Macie SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug. 14, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced Amazon Macie, a new […]

Amazon Web Services selected as FICO cloud provider

Leading analytics provider takes cloud-first approach, migrates enterprise analytics platform to AWS as part of digital transformation journey SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug. 14, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that FICO (NYSE: FICO) has selected AWS as its cloud provider. FICO has migrated several core applications, including myFICO.com and […]

Hulu selects AWS as its cloud provider

Leading premium streaming service successfully launched “Hulu with Live TV” leveraging AWS SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug. 14, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Hulu has selected AWS as its cloud provider, and leveraged AWS to launch its new, over-the-top (OTT) live TV service. Huluturned to AWS for a scalable, agile, […]

Amazon Web Services launches AWS Glue, a fully managed extract, transform, and load (ETL) service

New ETL service automates the preparation of data for analytics, reducing the time it takes customers to start analyzing their data from months to minutes SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug. 14, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), launched AWS Glue, a fully managed extract, transform, and load (ETL) service that […]