Stockmann is now on WeChat’s Shopping section

Stockmann is now on WeChat’s Shopping section   Helsinki, Finland, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The popular Chinese WeChat application received its own Helsinki mini-application on the Chinese New Year’s Day on February 15 2018. Stockmann is one of the first companies in the app’s Shopping section. Stockmann offers a discount coupon through the WeChat […]

Amazon and Whole Foods Market announce the introduction of Prime Now free two-hour delivery in Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas and Virginia Beach

Prime customers can enjoy free 2-hour delivery for orders over $35 from Whole Foods Market; Whole Foods Market groceries can be delivered through Prime Now to neighborhoods in Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas, and Virginia Beach AUSTIN, Texas and SEATTLE, 2018-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon and Whole Foods Market today announced the introduction of free two-hour […]

Peapod expands its popular meal kit line to include six new recipes

Skokie, Illinois, United States, 2018-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Peapod, our online grocery business in the U.S., announced this week the expansion of its popular meal kit line to include six new recipes. Peapod began offering meal kits in 2014 as one of the first retailers to combine the convenience of meal kits with online […]

Block Foods AG strengthens its online brand presence using Intershop Commerce Suite as new platform

traditional Hamburg-based family-owned company digitizes sales of food products based on the Intershop Commerce Suite Premium manufacturer invests in enhanced online brand experience and customer loyalty Implementation and hosting by Intershop partner SignTEK in the Microsoft Azure Cloud Jena, Hamburg, 2018-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Block Foods AG, based in Hamburg, Germany, uses the […]

LightInTheBox launches new service that lets customers in the United States try on wedding gowns at home

BEIJING, 2018-Feb-03 — /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 (Feb. 1, 2018) announced that it has launched a “Cloud Fitting Room” service to allow customers in the United States to try on wedding gowns and […]

Overstock.com launches a digitally-driven investment platform (robo-advising)

Unbiased artificial intelligence drives financial advising SALT LAKE CITY, 2018-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) announces the launch of a digitally-driven investment platform (otherwise known as robo-advising), presented by tZERO Advisors. The service is accessible to investors through the online retailer’s FinanceHub™. For a monthly fee of $9.95, investors can either select from a group of pre-established Adaptive […]

Wal-Mart and Rakuten to launch online grocery delivery service Japan and new eBooks and audiobooks offering in the U.S.

Companies to launch online grocery delivery service in Japan and new eBooks and audiobooks offering in the U.S. BENTONVILLE, Ark. and TOKYO, Japan, 2018-Jan-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) president and CEO Doug McMillon and Rakuten, Inc. Chairman, president and CEO Hiroshi “Mickey” Mikitani met in Tokyo today ( Jan. 25, 2018) […]

Zara unveils its first pop-up store designed for ordering and collecting of online order

Zara unveils its first pop-up store designed for ordering and collecting of online order   Temporary store at Westfield Stratford introduces innovative technology  while groundbreaking flagship store is refurbished and extended Arteixo, Spain, 2018-Jan-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tomorrow Zara unveils its first store anywhere in the world designed primarily for ordering and collecting […]

Zalando to expand its Stradella fulfillment center in Italy

Zalando to expand its Stradella fulfillment center in Italy   Berlin, 2018-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zalando, the leading online fashion platform in Europe, will extend the Stradella fulfillment center with its partner Fiege. In the course of 2018 two additional halls will be added and the capacity will double from about 20,000 sqm […]

CANADA: two new co-branded Penguin Pick-Up/Walmart locations opens in fast-growing Toronto neighbourhoods

Two new Penguin Pick-Up/Walmart locations in fast-growing Toronto neighbourhoods “90 seconds or less” TORONTO, ON, 2018-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Grocery shopping just got faster and easier for Torontonians with today’s (January 12, 2018) grand opening of two new Penguin Pick-Up/Walmart locations at Yonge and Eglinton and Queens Quay. With just a few clicks, consumers can […]

Sprouts Farmers Market partners with Instacart to expand its home delivery service

PHOENIX, 2018-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM) today (Jan. 09, 2018)  announced it will expand home delivery service to its major markets across the country through a new partnership with Instacart. Customers will be able to enjoy quick, convenient delivery of thousands of fresh, natural and organic products from Sprouts by simply visiting delivery.sprouts.com, […]

Overstock.com launches augmented reality (AR) feature within its iOS shopping app

Amit Goyal, Overstock.com’s SVP of software engineering, chairs VRARA’s global retail and e-commerce committee and forms the Association’s Utah chapter SALT LAKE CITY, 2018-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Months after Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) announced the launch of its augmented reality (AR) feature within its iOS shopping app, the organization’s senior vice president of software engineering, Amit Goyal, was named […]

Asda installs UK’s first giant parcel vending machine

The unit dispenses online orders in less than 60 seconds and accepts returns First UK automated Parcel Tower is installed at the Trafford Park store The technology has been huge success for Asda’s parent company, Walmart across the US The unit dispenses online orders in less than 60 seconds and accepts returns Quick and easy […]

Amazon marks its biggest holiday season with customers shopping at record levels worldwide

Echo Dot and Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote were the #1 and #2 top-selling products across all categories on Amazon Items shipped with FREE One-Day Shipping or FREE Same-Day Delivery or Ultra-Fast Delivery with Prime Now more than doubled this holiday season Small businesses and entrepreneurs had a record-breaking season with more than one billion items ordered […]

Raley’s eCart brings delivery service to Reno, Nevada

 Raley’s extends eCart personalized shopping service to include delivery in Reno West Sacramento, California, 2017-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Raley’s eCart e-commerce platform is launching its third phase of delivery service to Reno, Nevada. The delivery service will allow healthy, fresh and high-quality offerings at affordable prices to be delivered to select zip codes in […]

Kroger opens its 1,000th ClickList store and launches integrated digital shopping experience for ClickList

In Q3 2017, company’s 109 percent digital revenue growth was driven by ClickList CINCINNATI, 2017-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kroger announced today it has opened its 1,000th ClickList store and launched the latest seamless and integrated digital shopping experience for ClickList. “As part of our Restock Kroger plan, we continually invest in redefining our customers’ grocery shopping experiences by […]

Amazon to host second annual Digital Day on Friday, December 29

Save up to 80% on over 5,000 apps, games, movies, eBooks, and more 40% more deals than Digital Day last year SEATTLE, 2017-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ:AMZN) – The second annual Digital Day will take place on Friday, December 29, offering the biggest savings of the year on digital content across Amazon. Customers will be able […]

Amazon Web Services announced the launch of the AWS EU (Paris) Region

  Cloud pioneer expands global infrastructure footprint with the new AWS EU (Paris) Region, enabling customers to run applications and store their content in data centers in France Tens of thousands of customers and APN partners in France are actively using AWS including, AlloResto, BforBank, Canal+, Capgemini, Claranet, Decathlon, D2SI by Devoteam, Edifixio, Engie, Fastbooking, Kartable, LafargeHolcim, Le Figaro, Leboncoin, Les […]

H&M opens on Tmall in spring 2018

H&M opens on Tmall, the world’s largest e-commerce platform, during spring 2018 Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Dec-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M opened its first store in mainland China 10 years ago. Today H&M group revenues in China amount to SEK 11 billion (approximately USD 1.3 billion) in more than 500 physical stores and online. The H&M group […]

eBay expands its Seller Hub with acquisition of Terapeak

Terapeak’s Tools and Insights to Help Sellers Better Manage and Grow Their Businesses on eBay San Jose, CA, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Terapeak, a Toronto-based company that uses supply, demand and pricing data to help ecommerce sellers know what to sell, when to […]

Amazon: Shop all the way up to Christmas Eve with Prime Free Same-Day Delivery and Prime Now

Prime Free Same-Day Delivery and Prime Free One-Day Shipping now available in more than 8,000 cities and towns Prime Now delivering holiday magic until 11:59pm on Dec. 24 – exclusively for Prime members in more than 30 cities Try Prime for free for 30-days and get two-day, one-day and same-day shipping free SEATTLE, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ:AMZN) — There […]

Amazon Web Services and Ningxia Western Cloud Data Technology announce technology partnership and the launch of AWS China (Ningxia) Region

AWS establishes strategic technology partnership with NWCD to expand infrastructure footprint in China Ningxia government welcomes the launch as a key economic development milestone; cites the region’s suitability for future large-scale cloud technology infrastructure projects With thousands of active customers in China using AWS China (Beijing) Region operated by Sinnet, those welcoming the new AWS Region include Aucma, BGI, […]

LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd. to host 3Q 2017 financial results conference call on Wednesday, December 13, 2017

BEIJING, 2017-Dec-12 — /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 (Dec. 11, 2017 ) announced that it will release its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017 before the open of U.S. […]

Barnes & Noble announces three free holiday shipping offers to help shoppers this holiday season

Free Shipping and Cut-Off Dates to Ensure Holiday Gifts Are Delivered in Time for That Special Holiday Moment New York, NY, 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today (December 11, 2017) announced three free holiday shipping offers to help shoppers get the most out of this […]

eBay Collective doubles its number of dealers and inventory

eBay Collective doubles its number of dealers and inventory   Since launching in 2016, eBay Collective has doubled its number of dealers and inventory, providing shoppers with a one-of-a-kind selection of furniture, art, antiques and design. San Jose, CA, 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last Tuesday, an eclectic group of artists, designers, architects, collectors and […]

Overstock.com takes ParityPledge to improve opportunity for advancement of women into leadership positions

The ParityPledge aims to bring gender equality to the highest levels of business SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) and its blockchain subsidiary, Medici Ventures, announce they have taken the ParityPledge to increase their commitment to improving the opportunity for advancement of women into leadership positions. By taking the ParityPledge, Overstock and Medici Ventures have […]

Wine.com announces the eleventh annual Wine.com 100

San Francisco, CA, 2017-Dec-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wine.com, the nation’s leading online wine retailer, today announced the eleventh annual Wine.com 100. Reflecting the top wines purchased on the website during the first 11 months of 2017, the Wine.com 100 is the industry’s only list based exclusively on consumer purchasing behavior. With 32,400 unique wines […]

Web Marketing Association names Overstock.com’s mobile app the Best Retail Mobile Application of 2017

Sixth consecutive year winning Web Marketing Association’s Mobile Web Award SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the sixth consecutive year, the Web Marketing Association has named Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) a Mobile Web Award winner, honoring the retailer’s mobile app as the Best Retail Mobile Application of 2017. The leading online home retailer’s iOS app was recognized for its many innovative […]

Products from Amazon Handmade Artisans now available through Prime Now this holiday season

From handmade holiday gifts to party supplies, a specially-curated list of products from Amazon Handmade Artisans are available through Prime Now this holiday season Amazon expands on its commitment to small businesses by offering its fastest delivery method yet to dozens of local Artisans to extend their holiday selling season Last minute shoppers can order unique, […]

Amazon makes Prime Video app available on Apple TV in over 100 countries

Integration with the Apple TV App, Siri Remote and universal search make finding and playing Prime Video favorites remarkably easy for viewers Prime Video on Apple TV arrives just in time for the premiere of The Grand Tour Season 2 on December 8 SEATTLE, 2017-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Dec. 6, 2017) announced the Prime Video app […]