NCR Corporation sponsored one of North America’s largest hackathons, HackGT

Atlanta, 2017-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, sponsored one of North America’s largest hackathons, HackGT, from October 13-15 hosted at Georgia Tech. More than 1,000 student developers from around the country—selected from a record-setting group of more than 3,000 applicants—tested their creativity by developing cross-industry solutions and applications to […]

NCR Corporation unveils its new NCR Mobile Payments solution at the NACS Show

NCR and P97 are working together to provide an innovative end-to-end mobile payment option to fuel and convenience store customers Duluth, Ga., 2017-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, has unveiled its new NCR Mobile Payments solution at the NACS Show, the leading convenience and fuel retailing event, held in […]

NCR Corporation earns certification for outdoor EMV solutions with Wayne Fueling Systems

EMV certification enables petroleum convenience retailers to improve outdoor customer experience with more secure EMV payments and prepare for 2020 EMV mandate Duluth, Ga. , 2017-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (October 18, 2017) announced it has received certification for outdoor EMV solutions with Wayne Fueling Systems (“Wayne”), […]

Sainsbury’s rolls out Chop Chop one-hour delivery service to customers across London zone 1 and 2

Sainsbury’s rolls out Chop Chop one-hour delivery service to customers across London zone 1 and 2   Sainsbury’s Chop Chop delivery service has been rolled out to five more London boroughs Over 70,000 more postcodes will be added, giving Sainsbury’s the biggest reach of UK supermarkets offering one-hour delivery Baby emergency products and weekend brunch ingredients among […]

Rakuten opens registrations for “Rakuten NBA Special” monthly subscription service

Offering nine NBA live games per week for a monthly fee of 972 yen Tokyo, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. announced that from today (OCTOBER 16, 2017) it will begin accepting registrations for “Rakuten NBA Special,” a monthly subscription service offering fans access to selected live NBA games through Rakuten TV, Rakuten’s […]

Office Depot recognizes companies for their Commitment to Greener Purchasing

Boca Raton, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading provider of office supplies, business products and services delivered through an omnichannel platform, today (October 16, 2017) announced that it is recognizing forward-thinking companies from across the country for their leadership in greener purchasing. “One of the unique ways Office Depot promotes […]

TechTrans Announces Partnership with Tidel

Program will Manage Logistics for Cash Recycler Units DALLAS, TX, 2017-Oct-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — TechTrans, a leading provider of nationwide transportation and logistics solutions, is proud to announce a new partnership with Tidel, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of automated cash management systems for the retail industry. TechTrans will be responsible for coordinating […]

Bank Audi Lebanon’s leading financial institution to introduce NCR SelfServ™ 80 Series of ATM solutions

Breakthrough ATM solution from NCR will help Bank Audi to transform retail banking and deliver omni-channel experiences BEIRUT, Lebanon, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ —  NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (October 10, 2017) announced that Bank Audi – Lebanon’s leading financial institution, will be the first bank in the Middle East and Africa […]

CBRE: Vacant office space in the U.S. declined by 10 basis points (bps) during the third quarter of 2017

Suburbs Continue to Show Strongest Decreases Los Angeles, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vacant office space in the U.S. declined by 10 basis points (bps) during the third quarter of 2017 (Q3 2017) dropping to 12.9 percent, according to the latest analysis from CBRE. Continuing a recent pattern, suburban office markets continued to set […]

Amazon Web Services selected as General Electric’s preferred cloud provider

GE continues migration in cloud-first approach to digital transformation SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Oct. 5, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that General Electric (NYSE: GE) has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider. GE continues to migrate thousands of core applications to AWS. GE began an enterprise-wide migration in […]

Accenture Interactive recognized for innovation and artificial intelligence capabilities in transforming retail experiences

Report cites innovation and artificial intelligence capabilities as Accenture Interactive strengths for transforming retail experiences NEW YORK, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Accenture Interactive has been recognized as a Leader in the recently published “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Retail Digital Marketing Technology Services 2017 Vendor Assessment*” report. The report highlights Accenture Interactive’s deep industry expertise and its […]

NCR will host its 17th annual Innovation Conference on October 10-12, 2017 in Orlando, Florida

Financial services thought leaders, leading financial institutions and technology partners will converge on Orlando next week at NCR-hosted event DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, will host its 17th annual Innovation Conference on October 10-12, 2017 at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, […]

Office Depot to acquire IT services, products and solutions provider CompuCom Systems, Inc.

Adding Market-Leading Provider of World-Class IT Services with Approximately $1.1 Billion in Sales to Create a Powerful Omnichannel Tech Services Platform Combines CompuCom’s Broad Set of Managed Technology Services with Access to Office Depot’s Extensive Customer Base and Last-Mile Advantage to Generate Substantial Growth Opportunities Expects Over $40 Million in Estimated Annual Cost Synergies within […]

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 […]

Diebold Nixdorf to supply POS systems and software to Decathlon’s first megastore in South Africa

RFID-enabled inventory system a first for local retail market JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 2017-Oct-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf, a world leader in connected commerce, is partnering with Decathlon, a leading sports retailer, to supply point-of-sale (POS) systems and software to its first megastore in South Africa. The new POS systems include both barcode scanners […]

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 […]

Albertsons Companies announces the acquisition of premier meal kit service, Plated

Acquisition of a Premier Food Tech Company Sets the Stage for the First Omnichannel Meal Kit Service Boise, ID and New York, NY, 2017-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies, one of the nation’s largest grocery retailers, today (September 20, 2017) announced the acquisition of Plated, a premier meal kit service. This move advances […]

CBRE expands role of GWS Executive Managing Director Karen Ellzey to include Co-Executive Sponsor of LGBT & Allies

Los Angeles, 2017-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE today (September 20, 2017) announced that Karen Ellzey, CBRE Executive Managing Director, Global Workplace Solutions (GWS), has taken a leadership role for LGBT & Allies. Ms. Ellzey will serve as the Co-Executive Sponsor of the company’s employee network group. Founded in 2009, LGBT & Allies is a […]

BRP: consumers expect quick access to products and most retailers respond by offering same day delivery

According to the 2017 Digital Commerce Survey, Autonomous Fulfillment is the Next Step in Delivery as Self-driving Vehicles and Helper Robots Become More Prevalent Boston, MA, 2017-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to a new report from BRP, consumers expect quick access to products and most retailers are now responding by offering same day […]

Office Depot welcomes N. David Bleisch as its EVP, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Office Depot welcomes N. David Bleisch as its EVP, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary   Boca Raton, Fla., 2017-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading provider of office supplies, business products and services delivered through an omnichannel platform, today ( September 20, 2017) announced N. David Bleisch, a distinguished law professional with […]

Nordstrom unveils its latest retail concept and neighborhood hub — Nordstrom Local

A neighborhood hub for free personal styling, onsite alterations and a suite of Nordstrom servicesSEATTLE, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading fashion specialty retailer Nordstrom, Inc. is pleased to announce Nordstrom Local – the company’s latest retail concept and neighborhood hub where customers can shop and access Nordstrom services in a convenient, central location. This brand new […]

Location3 Launches LOCALACT Platform, Enhanced with Facebook, Google and Bing Integration and Tools to Convert Digital Traffic to Increased Profit

Denver, CO., 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Location3, the digital marketing agency that delivers enterprise-level strategy with local market activation, today announced the launch of LOCALACT, the premier platform built to power and scale local digital marketing for franchise systems and multi-location businesses.  LOCALACT unifies localized digital advertising with organic listing and search management to […]

Deutsche Börse lists Delivery Hero shares in the SDAX market index

BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Deutsche Börse decided to include the shares of Delivery Hero AG in the SDAX market index, effective as of 18th September. In addition to the high transparency requirements of the Prime Standard, Delivery Hero AG fulfilled the relevant criteria regarding free-float market capitalisation and trading volume to be successfully […]

John Lewis expands new home improvement and maintenance service trial across Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Gloucester and Taunton

LONDON, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis will expand a trial of a brand new home improvement and maintenance service across Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Gloucester and Taunton from 12 September.  The initiative, called ‘Home Solutions from John Lewis’, which has already been trialled in Milton Keynes, enables customers to book plumbers, electricians, […]

Best Buy Q2 FY18 results

Enterprise Comparable Sales Increased 5.4% GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.67 Increased 20% Non-GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.69 Increased 21% MINNEAPOLIS, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) today (August 29, 2017) announced results for the second quarter ended July 29, 2017 (“Q2 FY18”), as compared to the second quarter ended July 30, 2016 (“Q2 FY17”). The company reported GAAP diluted […]

Office Depot expands its Strategic Partnerships Program that benefited school districts, superintendents and school leaders

Program Helps Superintendents and School Districts with Strategic Design, Organizational Alignment and Resource Allocation Boca Raton, Fla., 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading provider of office products, services, and solutions, today (August 28, 2017) announced that it is expanding its Strategic Partnerships Program. The program, which initially started in Connecticut, […]

Office Depot honored with “Partners of Choice Award” by David Weekley Homes

Marks the Twelfth Consecutive Year Office Depot Has Received the Nationally Acclaimed “Partners of Choice” Award from David Weekley Homes Boca Raton, Fla., 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading provider of office products, services, and solutions, today (August 28, 2017) announced it has been honored with the coveted “Partners […]

ScanSource names Gerald (Gerry) Lyons as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Greenville, SC, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gerald (Gerry) Lyons as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective August 23, 2017.  Since November 2016, Lyons has served as ScanSource’s Senior Vice President and […]

NCR and Performance Food Group Company to introduce NCR Silver POS solution to restaurants throughout the U.S.

Strategic relationship will introduce NCR Silver to new group of independent restaurants DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, and Performance Food Group Company (PFG) (NYSE: PFGC), a leading food service supplier, have entered into a strategic referral relationship to bring NCR Silver™, the cloud-based point-of-sale (POS) solution, to […]

NCR announces Court approval of the consent decree settlement to resolve the Wisconsin Fox River environmental cleanup

DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) today (August 24, 2017) announced Court approval of the consent decree settlement it entered into in January 2017 with the United States Government and the State of Wisconsin to effectively resolve the Wisconsin Fox River environmental cleanup and related Superfund litigation. “Approval of […]