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 […]

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, […]

Amazon Web Services selected as Intuit’s standard for machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads

Financial technology leader accelerates artificial intelligence efforts leveraging the cloud with the broadest and deepest functionality SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 27, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU) selected AWS as its standard for machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads. With more than 150 patents pending and […]

Turkish bank VakifBank introduces new software and cash recycling systems from Diebold Nixdorf

ISTANBUL, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — VakifBank, a leading Turkish bank, is expanding the functionality of its self-service channel by introducing new software and cash recycling systems from Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD),  a world leader in enabling connected commerce for millions of consumers each day across the financial and retail industries. The bank is upgrading 400 […]

Debenhams launches new mobile site for UK customers

Debenhams launches new mobile site for UK customers   Debenhams is strengthening its multi-channel offering with the launch of a new mobile site for UK customers that brings together the best features of mobile apps with the broad reach of mobile web The Progressive Web App (PWA), which uses Google-backed technology, creates a smooth and streamlined […]

NCR unveils expansion to its channel program

NCR opens growth opportunities for new and existing channel partners to build a more profitable business Duluth, Ga., 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, unveiled an expansion to its channel program. The program allows channel partners to sell additional products – including Enterprise Software, Professional Services, […]

German startup company repay.me implements B2C modules of the Intershop Commerce Suite

Intershop to help repay.me launch next-generation marketplace for sellers and buyers Intershop platform powers unique cashback and cryptocurrency features Jena, Germany, 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — German startup company repay.me has selected an Intershop platform as the basis for its brand new global C2C marketplace, due to launch in 2018. repay.me is implementing several […]

Springboard Retail and BigCommerce to provide a robust end-to-end omni-channel system for high volume brands and retailers

Leading Cloud retail management platform and ecommerce platform providers join forces to enable brands and retailers to offer a seamless omni-channel experience to their customers across the retail enterprise. Boston, MA, 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Springboard Retail, the leading cloud POS and retail management platform helping retailers drive sales and margins, and BigCommerce, […]

NCR announces integration with MONKEY™ the leading cloud-based software platform for takeout, delivery and catering service channels

NCR cloud-based infrastructure and APIs enable strategic integration of NCR Aloha point-of-sale and loyalty applications with MONKEY™ cloud based off-premise platform Duluth, 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, has announced a strategic integration with MONKEY™, the leading cloud-based software platform created by MonkeyMedia Software for […]

Israel’s Supermarket chain Bitan Wines Group to install NCR FastLane SelfServ™ Checkouts

Supermarket chain will be the first in Israel to offer cash payments and returns at self-checkouts Duluth, Ga., 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bitan Wines Group, owner of Mega Ba’Ir and Shuk Mehadrin, and one of the largest and leading supermarket chains in Israel, has begun preparations for installing NCR FastLane SelfServ™ Checkouts. NCR, […]

SPAR Hungary introduces its 30-day lifestyle change mobile app

Hungary, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Hungary recently introduced its 30-day lifestyle change mobile app, helping those who wish to take steps to improve their health. The app users are given access to dietary plans developed by nutritional experts, training programmes, and other useful tips to help them reach their goals. The SPAR Lifestyle […]

NCR in collaboration with Samsung launches NCR Silver Quantum™ an all-in-one POS commerce station

NCR Silver Quantum™ offers businesses a sleek payment, marketing and management solution that’s built for the future DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation, in collaboration with Samsung Electronics America, Inc., today (November 8, 2017) launched NCR Silver Quantum™, an all-in-one point-of-sale (POS) commerce station featuring an integrated payment device with mobile wallet acceptance capability, […]

Kroger expands its cloud computing portfolio with Google Cloud Platform

CINCINNATI, 2017-Nov-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (Nov. 8, 2017) announced its cloud computing portfolio is expanding with Google Cloud Platform (GCP). “The adoption of Google Cloud Platform signals our commitment to positioning Kroger as an industry leader for digital programs such as ship-to-home and home delivery,” said Chris Hjelm, […]

Shopify CEO Tobias Lütke to lead the Government of Canada’s Economic Strategy Table on digital industries

Table will help Canadian entrepreneurs and innovators overcome growth challenges OTTAWA, ON, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SHOP), the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, today (November 8, 2017) announced its founder and CEO, Tobias Lütke, will serve as Chair of the Government of Canada’s Economic Strategy […]

Lowe’s expands “Smart Home powered by b8ta” connected-home shopping experience to 70 stores nationwide

Lowe’s expands “Smart Home powered by b8ta” connected-home shopping experience to 70 stores nationwide   MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Building on the success of a three-store pilot last fall, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), in partnership with software-powered retailer b8ta, is expanding its “Smart Home powered by b8ta” connected-home shopping experience to […]

Amazon Web Services announces the availability of C5 instances for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

New generation of compute optimized instances includes latest Intel Xeon Scalable processors (Skylake-SP) and custom hardware to deliver a 25 percent improvement in price-performance SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 6, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), announced the availability of C5 instances, the next generation of compute optimized instances for Amazon Elastic […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill launches new mobile app available on Apple and Android

New Chipotle app, available on iPhone and Android, includes quick reorder, easier customization of meals, and Apple and Android pay DENVER, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) has announced a new mobile app that is available for download starting today (Nov. 6, 2017) on Apple and Android devices. Whether a first-time mobile user or an […]

ChannelAdvisor Corporation Q3 2017 results: Total revenue of $30.1 million increased 8 percent YoY

Revenue of $30.1 million increases 8 percent year-over-year GAAP net loss of $(4.1) million Adjusted EBITDA of $0.4 million exceeds guidance Research Triangle Park, 2017-Nov-03 — /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 (Nov. 02, 2017 ) […]

RBR research: NCR remains the leading POS software provider for the retail and hospitality industries

New RBR “Global POS Software 2017” report identifies NCR as leading point-of-sale software provider in the retail and hospitality industries for the second consecutive year Duluth, Ga., 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, remains the leading point-of-sale (POS) software provider for the retail and hospitality industries according […]

SPAR UK launches Zapper all-in-one mobile payment, loyalty and voucher app instore

United Kingdom, 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR UK now offers shoppers the option to use the Zapper all-in-one mobile payment, loyalty and voucher app instore. A selection of Appleby Westward’s Gillett’s SPAR stores around Plymouth and Exeter were the first to launch with Zapper’s smart loyalty app while further development expansion across the […]

Alibaba Cloud opens its data center in Malaysia

Meets growing demand in the region and enables enterprises to run workloads in Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, today (October 30, 2017) opened its data center in Malaysia. Located strategically for Southeast Asian coverage, the data center will meet the surging […]

Amazon Web Services announces the next generation of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud GPU instances

Next generation GPU instances, optimized for machine learning and high performance computing, are the most powerful in the cloud SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Oct. 26, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced P3 instances, the next generation of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) GPU instances designed for compute-intensive applications that […]

Amazon Web Services announces general availability for Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL compatibility

Amazon Aurora, the fastest growing service in AWS history, is now fully compatible with both MySQL and PostgreSQL, delivering the performance and availability of high-end commercial databases at one-tenth the cost Over a thousand customers, including Verizon, Capital One, FINRA, Fannie Mae, C3 IOT, Urban Airship, FantasyDraft, BMC, Blackboard, and Nielsen, participated in the preview, battle-testing PostgreSQL compatibility for Amazon […]

Diebold Nixdorf introduces Vynamic™ the first software suite built to power connected commerce

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), a leader in driving connected commerce, is introducing Vynamic™, the first software suite built to power the ongoing transformation in the financial services and retail industries. Unlike traditional software suites available today (23 October 2017), Vynamic breaks down channel silos to enable next generation […]

First Data’s Clover Go devices will be available on Apple.com and in Apple retail stores

First Data’s Clover® Go devices will be sold in U.S. Apple retail stores First Data to support loyalty and gift card solutions for Apple Pay through the Clover Platform Apple Pay now supported for more than one million First Data merchants NEW YORK, 2017-Oct-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (23 Oct 2017) First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader […]

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 […]

Visa and Billtrust to help streamline the reconciliation of B2B payments and increase automation of virtual card payments

SAN FRANCISCO and HAMILTON, N.J., 2017-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa (NYSE: V) and Billtrust today (Oct. 17, 2017) announced a strategic partnership to help streamline the reconciliation of B2B payments and increase automation of virtual card payments for financial institutions and their corporate customers. This effort is part of a multi-pronged strategy Visa and Billtrust are pursuing to […]