Rakuten opens its pro sports merchandise store Rakuten SPORTS ZONE featuring premium goods from NBA Legends

Rakuten opens its pro sports merchandise store Rakuten SPORTS ZONE featuring premium goods from NBA Legends   Featuring premium goods from NBA Legends TOKYO, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc., a global marketing partner of the National Basketball Association (NBA), today (Dec. 13, 2017) opened its pro sports merchandise store Rakuten SPORTS ZONE […]

BlueStar certified to provide point-to-point encryption (P2PE) key injections

Hebron, KY., 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — BlueStar, a leading global distributor of Digital Identification, Mobility, Point-of-Sale, RFID, Digital Signage, and Security technology solutions, is excited to announce this attestation of validation from the PCI Council, certifying BlueStar to provide point-to-point encryption (P2PE) key injections. This P2PE attestation of validation adds BlueStar to one […]

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 […]

Subway® consolidates its U.S. and Canadian media and creative business, with Dentsu Aegis Network

Milford, 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Subway® restaurants announced today (Dec. 11, 2017) – a major shift in its marketing strategy. For the first time in more than 25 years, the sandwich chain is consolidating its U.S. and Canadian media and creative business, with Dentsu Aegis Network. Beginning in early 2018, The Franchise @ Dentsu Aegis […]

NewYork-Presbyterian’s telemedicine services now available through Walgreens digital properties and at self-service kiosks at Duane Reade drugstores

NEW YORK, N.Y. & DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — NewYork-Presbyterian and Walgreens are collaborating to bring convenient access to NewYork-Presbyterian’s world-class care through new telemedicine services, now available through Walgreens digital properties and at self-service kiosks at select Duane Reade drugstores in New York.  NewYork-Presbyterian, New York’s No. 1 hospital, is offering the […]

ChannelAdvisor Corporation announces Catalyst Americas 2018 conference, April 17-19, 2018 in San Diego, CA

Annual conference focuses on providing ways that retailers and branded manufacturers can compete, accelerate and win in a competitive landscape Research Triangle Park, NC, 2017-Dec-08 — /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 (December 5, 2017 ) announced that […]

Majid Al Futtaim to enhance its advanced analytics capabilities to revolutionise personalised customers experiences

Majid Al Futtaim to enhance its advanced analytics capabilities to revolutionise personalised customers experiences   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Dec-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has announced plans to enhance its advanced analytics capabilities, which will allow […]

Newegg Logistics named to Multichannel Merchant’s list of top 3PL providers for 2018

Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Dec-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg Logistics, a subsidiary of Newegg, the top tech-focused e-retailer in North America, has been named a Multichannel Merchant Top 3PL provider for 2018 by the editors of Multichannel Merchant. “We are honored to be named to Multichannel Merchant’s list of top 3PL providers for 2018,” said Kunal Thakkar, Newegg’s SVP […]

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 […]

The Limited® relaunches at Belk stores

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2017-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Limited®, a legacy brand known for empowering women in the workforce for over 50 years, recently returned to TheLimited.com and debuted in 150 Belk stores. Known for delivering Modern. Southern. Style. for nearly 130 years, Belk is expanding its quality roster of national brands and private-label fashion by […]

CVS Pharmacy introduces free, same-day delivery service in Manhattan

CVS Pharmacy introduces free, same-day delivery service in Manhattan   WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy (NYSE: CVS) introduced free, same-day delivery for prescriptions and certain over-the-counter items in Manhattan this week. The new free delivery service makes it easier for customers to save time and stay healthy. Free, same-day delivery in Manhattan is one of […]

Mister Spex rolls out the latest Intershop Commerce Suite, across all its European webshops

Leading online optician rolls out latest Intershop platform across all its European web shops New commerce platform powers a consistent multi-channel concept with faster interfaces and reduced maintenance needs Jena, Germany, 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mister Spex, Europe’s largest online optician, is extending its successful cooperation with Intershop with the rollout of the […]

BRP report: Customer-led demand is driving retailers to transform their business to be more customer-centric

According to the 2017 Merchandise Planning Survey, Retailers are Focused on Transforming their Entire Merchandising Process from End-to-end Boston, MA, 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to a new report from BRP, retailers must accommodate customers who “pre-shop” for merchandise online before they ever enter a store, want one-day or even same-day delivery, and expect […]

SPAR Poland launches new mobile app

Poland, 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Poland has launched a new mobile app for both Apple and Android devices, providing customers with an additional sales and communication channel. The app’s slogan, “My App, my SPAR”, is a play on SPAR Poland’s new brand proposition, announced in October called, “My Neighbourhood, my SPAR”. The application […]

Kroger’s QFC partners with Instacart to bring home delivery service in Puget Sound and Portland

CINCINNATI and BELLEVUE, Wash., 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — QFC, a division of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), today (12/4/2017) announced it is offering home delivery at a majority of its stores in both Puget Sound and Portland, through a partnership with Instacart, a nationally-recognized on-demand retail delivery service. The partnership supports two key drivers […]

Screwfix research reveals that More than half of UK tradespeople (57%) struggle to find skilled labour

More than half of tradespeople (57%) struggle to find skilled labour – 37% think apprenticeships are not respected as much as university and 31% believe school leavers are put off by a poor perception of trade careers Yeovil, United Kingdom, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — UK tradespeople are optimistic about the future, with 82% […]

Wendy’s rolls out door-to-door delivery service powered by DoorDash

Wendy’s rolls out door-to-door delivery service powered by DoorDash   Customers Can Now Order Baconators, Frosty Desserts and More Wendy’s Favorites Right to Their Door DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting today (Dec. 1, 2017) Wendy’s and DoorDash are partnering to bring fans what they’ve been craving: Wendy’s deliciously different menu DELIVERED right to their door. Say bye-bye to sitting in […]

Albertsons to offer same-day grocery delivery service through partnership with Instacart

Agreement offers faster, more convenient same-day delivery choices. Boise, ID, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies, one of the nation’s largest grocery retailers, today (November 28, 2017) announced it will increase customer convenience through an agreement with Instacart, the technology driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service, by offering same-day deliveries in as little as […]

Price Chopper Supermarkets and Market 32 expand home delivery service powered by Instacart to Capital Region of New York

SCHENECTADY, NY, 2017-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Chopper Supermarkets and Market 32 continue to grow their partnership with Instacart, the technology-driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service, by bringing same-day home delivery of groceries to Price Chopper/Market 32 customers throughout the Capital Region. To place an order for delivery, customers simply go to shop.pricechopper.com or […]

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 […]

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, […]

CVS Health to provide Real-time benefit information to help eliminate potential dispensing delays and improve patient outcomes

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today (November 28, 2017) that its pharmacy benefits manager (PBM), CVS Caremark, will begin providing real-time visibility to member-specific medication costs and available lower-cost therapeutic alternatives at the point of prescribing and at the pharmacy. This enhanced visibility to the patient’s benefit across […]

CarMax expands partnership with auto repair provider RepairPal

RICHMOND, Va., 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, today (November 28, 2017) announced it is expanding its commercial relationship with RepairPal, a leading provider of auto service and repair via a network of RepairPal Certified shops. Additionally, CarMax has made a minority investment of $5 million as the lead in […]

Apple stores to host Hour of Code workshops from December 4 through 10

Free Coding Sessions, New Swift Playgrounds Challenge and Teacher Resources Are Available for Everyone Cupertino, California, 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple today (NOVEMBER 28, 2017) opened registration for thousands of free Hour of Code sessions available at all Apple Stores from December 4 through 10. The company also introduced a new educational challenge in Swift […]

Lenta improves its supply chain performance with 130 new MAN trucks with refrigerated semitrailers

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta (LSE, MOEX: LNTA), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, announces the purchase of 130 MAN trucks with refrigerated semitrailers. The new vehicles will improve the Company’s supply chain performance. Lenta has purchased 120 semitrailer trucks configured as MAN TGS trucks with Schmitz Cargobull refrigerated […]

NCR research: UK consumers remain cautious about sharing their data despite banking industry’s efforts to embrace innovative, data-driven services

LONDON, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — New research from the global leader in omni-channel solutions, NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), has revealed that despite the banking industry’s efforts to embrace innovative, data-driven services, UK consumers remain cautious about sharing their data. These findings are particularly striking in the face of PSD2 (Second Payment Services Directive), which will open […]

NCR elects Deborah A. Farrington to its Board of Directors

Duluth, Ga., 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (November 27, 2017) announced that its Board of Directors has elected Deborah A. Farrington, co-founder and general partner of StarVest Partners, L.P. and president of StarVest Management, Inc. to the company’s board. StarVest Partners, L.P. is a […]

Australian Retailers Association believes toy retailers will be as busy as elves this Christmas

Melbourne, Australia, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) and Roy Morgan Research predicting Australians to spend more than $50 billion over the Christmas trading period from November 15 to December 24, 2017, the ARA believe toy retailers will be as busy as elves this Christmas. With the ARA and […]