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 […]

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 […]