Zalando launches Beauty category to German customers spring 2018

Zalando launches Beauty category to German customers spring 2018   Berlin, 2017-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — At Zalando, we’re not interested in standing still. We’re as eager as ever to push into new areas and expand our proposition to customers. In spring 2018, Zalando will enter the beauty market, offering a full product range: […]

Zalando sent out the first parcel from its fulfillment center in Brunna, Sweden

Zalando sent out the first parcel from its fulfillment center in Brunna, Sweden   Berlin, 2017-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zalando, Europe’s leading online fashion platform, sent out the first parcel from its fulfillment center in Brunna yesterday. Earlier in May this year, Zalando fruitfully completed its location search for the first Nordic fulfillment […]

PayPal service Venmo now accepted at more than two million U.S. retailers

Venmo adds mobile web checkout capabilities, purchase protection, and instant transfer to bank account; launches national brand campaign SAN JOSE, Calif., 2017-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting this week, Venmo customers can shop on their mobile phone and make purchases at more than two million U.S. retailers via the mobile web. Venmo customers can […]

Amazon.com launches its 2017 Holiday Toy List, Electronics Gift Guide and Home Gift Guide

Curated gift guides take the guesswork out of gifting and make it easy for customers to discover the perfect present for everyone on their list Customers can shop products featured in Amazon’s holiday gift guides while on-the-go via the Amazon App or hands-free by voice shopping with Alexa SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — […]

AWS and Microsoft announce new deep learning library called Gluon

New open source deep learning interface allows developers to more easily and quickly build machine learning models without compromising training performance Jointly developed reference specification makes it possible for Gluon to work with any deep learning engine; support for Apache MXNet available today and support for Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit coming soon SEATTLE & REDMOND, Wash., 2017-Oct-17 — […]

Amazon creates more than 120,000 holiday position across its U.S. network

Every year, thousands of holiday positions lead to regular, full-time roles with the company Amazon has created tens of thousands of new full-time jobs this year across its U.S. fulfillment network that offer highly competitive wages and benefits SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today (Oct. 12, 2017) announced it is creating more than […]

Ahold USA brands strengthen their digital capabilities and optimize their eCommerce offerings with new initiatives

Zaandam, The Netherlands, 2017-Oct-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Are you looking for more savings, faster shopping and a more transparent connection with your local grocer? The Ahold USA brands are working hard to make it happen. Stop & Shop, Giant Food Stores, Martin’s Food Markets and Peapod have launched a series of initiatives to strengthen […]

Amazon: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel will premiere on November 29 exclusively on Amazon Prime Video

Executive produced by Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino, the series stars Rachel Brosnahan, Tony Shalhoub, Alex Borstein, Michael Zegen and Marin Hinkle SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon announces The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, from renowned show creator Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls) and Executive Producer Daniel Palladino (Family Guy), will premiere on Wednesday, November 29, exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. The series, written and directed by Sherman-Palladino, stars Rachel […]

ABOUT YOU digital fashion shop launches in the Netherlands

Hamburg, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Around 60% of the Dutch population purchases clothing online, and starting on the 10th of October 2017, it will be even more fun and convenient for them to shop online, with the launch of the digital fashion shop ABOUT YOU in the Netherlands. ABOUT YOU offers more than […]

Stater Bros. Markets expands Instacart online grocery ordering and home delivery service

Stater Bros. Markets Continues to Expand Instacart’s Same-Day Grocery Home Delivery Service SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA, 2017-Oct-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stater Bros. Markets is committed to enhancing our customer’s shopping experience while providing convenient solutions to meet their lifestyle needs through the partnership of Instacart online grocery ordering and home delivery service. On October 4th, […]

Klarna UK Consumer Survey: Retailers must develop emotional intelligence to win over new generation of online shoppers

Millennial generation three times more likely to feel excitement while adding items to their online basket, compared to older shoppers Negative emotions also play a role in decision-making – with millennials more than five times as likely as over 55s to feel guilt at the point of payment LONDON, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — […]

Alibaba increases ownership in Cainiao to majority stake of 51%; will invest additional US$15.2 billion over the next five years

An additional investment of RMB5.3 billion (US$807 million) will increase Alibaba’s stake to 51% Alibaba also announces intention to invest an additional RMB100 billion (US$15.2 billion) over the next five years to expand its logistics network Hangzhou, China, 2017-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA, “Alibaba”) today announced that as a […]

Naspers acquires Rocket Internet’s stake in Delivery Hero; increases its stake to 23.6%

BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Oct-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delivery Hero Group (“Delivery Hero”), the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace, today announced that Naspers increased its stake in Delivery Hero from 10.6 percent to 23.6 percent by acquiring 22,359,857 shares that were previously held by Rocket Internet. Naspers is one of the largest internet investors in the […]

LS Retail and Dynamicweb to deliver omni-channel retail solution

A two-way connector tying together LS Nav and the Dynamicweb e-commerce and marketing platform will soon be available to retailers worldwide. Kopavogur, Iceland, 2017-Oct-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The connector will enable real-time communication between Microsoft Dynamics NAV, LS Nav and Dynamicweb, seamlessly connecting the offline operations and the e-commerce platform. The resulting solution provides […]

PayPal announces the appointment of Rodney C. Adkins to its Board of Directors

SAN JOSE, Calif., 2017-Oct-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) today announced it has appointed Rodney C. Adkins to its Board of Directors. A seasoned technology and business executive with experience leading transformative product introductions and developing innovative business solutions, Mr. Adkins will serve on PayPal’s Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee. His appointment was effective September 26, 2017. Mr. […]

ChannelAdvisor shortlisted for the NC Tech Awards for E-Commerce Use of Technology award

Company aims for second E-Commerce Use of Technology award Research Triangle Park, NC, 2017-Oct-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM), a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and branded manufacturers to increase global sales, today announced that it has been selected as a finalist for the NC Tech Awards for the Use of Technology, […]

ChannelAdvisor to offer sellers an integration to amazon.com.au

E-Commerce platform announces integration with Amazon.com.au Melbourne, Australia, 2017-Oct-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM), a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to increase global sales, today announced it will offer sellers an integration to amazon.com.au. Amazon has announced that they are making plans to launch Amazon Marketplace in Australia.[1] The […]

ChannelAdvisor enhances platform capabilities to help sellers improve marketing, selling and fulfilling

E-Commerce Solution Delivers New Capabilities to Help Sellers Improve Marketing, Selling and Fulfilling Research Triangle Park, NC, 2017-Oct-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM), a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and branded manufacturers to increase global sales, today announced new platform capabilities to help customers strengthen their business operations and propel […]

Toys“R”Us partners with Mirakl to support the creation of new online marketplace for Toys“R”Us® and Babies“R”Us®

Wayne, NJ, 2017-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Mirakl, the leading global marketplace solutions provider, to support the creation of a new online marketplace for the Toys“R”Us® and Babies“R”Us®businesses in the United States and Canada. The platform, set to launch in 2018, will enable Toys“R”Us to increase its product selection […]

Carrefour Belgium to open additional three pick-up points for online orders

BELGIUM, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — On September 29, Carrefour will open three new pick-up points for drive.be. This will bring the total number of new pick-up points opened this month up to 15. At the start of this year, Carrefour announced its targets for 2017 to – extend home delivery, – trial home delivery […]

Dusyma Kindergarten GmbH selects Intershop Commerce Suite to relaunch its e-commerce and content management system

Specialist for kindergarten supplies relaunches its online presence Focus on seamless integration and ease of use Planned expansion of customer loyalty and increase in online trading Jena, Germany, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dusyma Kindergarten GmbH is replacing its existing e-commerce and content management system with the Intershop Commerce Suite as the core of its new […]

eBay welcomes Adriane Brown and Diana Farrell to its board of directors

eBay welcomes Adriane Brown and Diana Farrell to its board of directors   New directors bring additional leadership, strategy and policy expertise to eBay’s Board. San Jose, CA, 2017-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY), a global commerce leader, has appointed Adriane Brown and Diana Farrell to its board of directors. “eBay has […]

Overstock.com updates its iOS shopping app with AR technology

iOS app update with AR technology available for download now in the App Store SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) announces the launch of augmented reality (AR) within the retailer’s award-winning iOS shopping app. Shoppers using a cell phone or tablet with iOS11 can launch the AR experience directly from the retailer’s app, which […]

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 […]

Amazon to open new fulfillment center in the Charter Township of Shelby, Michigan in 2018

New 1-million-square-foot site will be the third Amazon fulfillment center in Michigan SEATTLE, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Sep. 14, 2017) announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in the Charter Township of Shelby, Mich. When the site opens in 2018, Amazon will create 1,000 new full-time jobs with benefits. “Michigan has been a great place […]

Albert Heijn introduceert intelligent boodschappenlijstje op ah.nl

Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nog sneller online boodschappen doen Albert Heijn start met persoonlijke boodschappenlijstjes voor online boodschappen doen Voorspellingen zijn gebaseerd op eerder aankoopgedrag Klanten controleren hun lijst en kunnen eenvoudig producten wegstrepen of toevoegen Voor veel klanten is online boodschappen doen een uitkomst: je kunt 24/7 boodschappen doen op […]

Mark your calendars! Flipkart’s The Big Billion Days Sale 2017, September 20 to September 24, 2017

The festive season’s almost here, and so is India’s biggest shopping festival! Save the date and keep your wishlists at the ready to start shopping at The Big Billion Days Sale from September 20 to September 24, 2017. Bengaluru, India, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Upto 90% off, over 80 categories and five whole days […]

LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd. to release Q2 2017 financial results on Monday, September 18, 2017

BEIJING, China, 2017-Sep-13 — /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 that it will release its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017 before the open of U.S. markets on Monday, September 18, […]

Meijer customers can now earn mPerks Rewards for store-to-door orders

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer and official home delivery partner Shipt are bringing customers more value when ordering groceries through their popular store-to-door service. The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer is now offering home delivery members who sign up for mPerks the ability to earn rewards for their orders. Beginning today, Meijer […]