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 […]

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/ — […]

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 […]

Albert Heijn becomes the first Dutch retailer to link Siri with its own branded app

Albert Heijn becomes the first Dutch retailer to link Siri with its own branded app   Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn  is the first Dutch retailer to make it possible for customers to manage their shopping lists with the help of their trustworthy friend, Siri. As the personal assistant on […]

New-York based biotech startup HistoWiz named the global winner of the Create@Alibaba Cloud Startup Contest

Finalists from 25 regional contests across China and international markets showcased innovations Shanghai, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — HistoWiz, a New-York based biotech startup that automates histology by building an intelligent tissue platform for cancer researchers, presented its winning business idea at Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park in Shanghai on Saturday and was named the global […]

Miele continues to expand its online presence in 18 new international markets with Intershop Commerce Suite

Premium appliances producer expands into 18 new international markets Avoids expensive e-commerce re-platforming Based on Microsoft Azure Cloud Germany (MCD) and SaaS model Jena, Germany, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Premium appliances producer Miele is continuing to expand its online presence in 18 new markets, with the Intershop Commerce Suite. The MS Azure-based software-as-a-service […]

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 […]

Sainsbury’s rolls out fuelService app to enable disabled drivers pre-book refuelling assistance

Sainsbury’s rolls out fuelService app to enable disabled drivers pre-book refuelling assistance   Sainsbury’s has rolled out an app with not-for-profit organisation fuelService to enable drivers to pre-book assistance when refuelling their cars at a Sainsbury’s petrol station fuelService app enables disabled and vulnerable drivers to ask ahead for assistance Sainsbury’s hopes to give disabled […]

CareCloud and First Data partner to launch patient experience management platform called Breeze

Backed by the power of First Data’s Clover® platform, Breeze transforms the interaction between the patient and practice into a digital, mobile, and modern experience Breeze introduced to digital health innovators at Health 2.0 annual fall meeting NEW YORK, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — CareCloud and First Data (NYSE: FDC) have joined forces to help medical practices engage their […]

Transguard becomes a certified Diebold Nixdorf solutions service provider across the UAE

Partnership further enables banks in the UAE to maximize operational efficiency, increase network availability and elevate consumer experiences DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Oct-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Transguard Group and Diebold Nixdorf today announced a strategic partnership to provide financial institutions and retailers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with best-in-class services and technology. Transguard […]

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 […]

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 […]

LS Retail releases LS Activity software solution to manage courses, events and reservations

We have released LS Activity, a software solution to manage various types of courses, events and reservations. Kopavogur, Iceland, 2017-Oct-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — LS Activity enables businesses to handle a wide variety of services – from appointments, to classes, to events, to ticketing, to reservations of space, resources and equipment, and more – in just […]

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 […]

Colruyt Group offers in-depth information on house brand food products with the launch of “Product Finder” website

Colruyt Group offers in-depth information on house brand food products with the launch of “Product Finder” website   Halle, Belgium, 2017-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (September 20, 2017), Colruyt Group is launching their unique website “Product Finder”. This digital platform offers in-depth information about the group’s house brand food products, including Boni Selection and […]

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 […]

Amazon and Microsoft collaborate to help Alexa and Cortana talk to each other

SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced today (Aug. 30, 2017) that Alexa will be able to talk to Cortana, and Cortana will be able to talk to Alexa. You will be able to turn to your Echo device and say, “Alexa, open Cortana,” or turn to your Windows 10 device […]

Apple and Accenture to transform how businesses engage with customers through innovative solutions for iOS

Accenture to Create Dedicated iOS Practice Within Select Accenture Digital Studios; Apple to Co-Locate Experts with These Teams Cupertino, California and New York, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple and Accenture are partnering to help businesses transform how their people engage with customers through innovative business solutions for iOS. The partnership will take full […]

VMware and Amazon Web Services strategic alliance delivers seamlessly integrated hybrid cloud

Strategic Alliance Between Private and Public Cloud Leaders Delivers a Seamlessly Integrated Hybrid Cloud Early Access and Beta Customers include Brink’s, Cerner, Elemica, MIT, Moody’s, State of Louisiana, and Sysco LAS VEGAS, NV, 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (August 28, 2017) at VMworld® 2017, VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), and Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an […]

BIXOLON releases new SDK for faster and easier integration of Chrome-based POS & Kiosk applications

Seongnam-si, Korea, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — BIXOLON Co., Ltd. a leading global mobile, label and POS printer manufacturer, today (August 22, 2017) announced a new software development kit to speed development of Chrome-based receipt printing applications. The first POS printer manufacturer to offer development tools for the Google Chrome OS™, BIXOLON created the new […]

AWS announces Amazon Macie security service to protect data stored in Amazon S3

New security service uses machine learning to classify sensitivity of customers’ data in Amazon S3 and then monitor and report on risks and anomalous access Autodesk, Edmunds, and Netflix among the customers using Amazon Macie SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug. 14, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced Amazon Macie, a new […]

Amazon Web Services selected as FICO cloud provider

Leading analytics provider takes cloud-first approach, migrates enterprise analytics platform to AWS as part of digital transformation journey SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug. 14, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that FICO (NYSE: FICO) has selected AWS as its cloud provider. FICO has migrated several core applications, including myFICO.com and […]

ScanSource POS and Barcode announce PASS Program; simplifies the payments hardware process for resellers and their customers

Greenville, SC, 2017-Aug-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — ScanSource POS and Barcode, the leading global provider of automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) and point-of-sale (POS) solutions, and a business unit of ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), has announced its PASS Program, which simplifies the payments hardware process for resellers and their customers. ScanSource created this program […]

Baskin-Robbins celebrates first year anniversary of its App

Baskin-Robbins celebrates first year anniversary of its App   CANTON, MA, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — This month, Baskin-Robbins is celebrating its one year App Anniversary! Just one year ago, we launched the Baskin-Robbins Mobile App for iOS and Android. To celebrate, we wanted to give Baskin-Robbins guests the inside scoop on our mobile app. Upon […]

NCR deploys Microsoft’s Windows 10 IoT Enterprise software with leading European financial institution

DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation, (NYSE: NCR) a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (August 8, 2017) announced the deployment of Microsoft’s Windows 10 Internet of Things (IoT) Enterprise software with a leading European financial institution. The implementation, a first for the global retail banking industry, will enable banks to future-proof […]

GRAIL, Inc. selects Amazon Web Services as its cloud infrastructure provider

Global life sciences company with a mission to detect cancer early taps the cloud with the most functionality to power breakthroughs SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Jul. 31, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that GRAIL, Inc., a life sciences company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can […]

Albert Heijn introduceert augmented reality productscanner

Albert Heijn introduceert augmented reality productscanner   “Alle productinformatie en -inspiratie binnen handbereik”>Alle productinformatie en -inspiratie binnen handbereik Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Jul-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — ‘Welke ingrediënten zitten in dit product? Waar komt het vandaan? Wat kan ik er allemaal mee maken?’ Dit zijn vragen die klanten bezighouden als zij boodschappen doen. Het antwoord op […]

New World trials online shopping app, I shop New World at Mt Roskill store

Supermarket shoppers in Mt Roskill are the first to try New World’s online shopping app, I shop New World. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs North Island has released a beta version of the app for its New World Mt Roskill customers to test, Chief Executive Chris Quin says. “We want […]

Amazon Web Services announced the availability of G3 instances

Next generation of high-performance graphics acceleration instances offers the most CPU and memory in the cloud for 3D rendering and virtual reality applications SEATTLE, 2017-Jul-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Jul. 14, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the availability of G3 instances, the next generation of GPU-powered Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud […]