Utah: Macey’s and Lin’s installed DUMAC’s RORCv6 point-of-sale (POS) software system

Syracuse, NY, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macey’s and Lin’s, two of Utah’s premiere community grocery stores, recently installed DUMAC’s RORCv6 point-of-sale (POS) software system, which is specifically designed for the independent grocer. Both retailers, which are members of Associated Food Stores, have increased the efficiency and effectiveness of their business operations and customer engagement […]

Amazon Web Services announces availability of P2 instances for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today (Sep. 30, 2016) announced the availability of P2 instances, a new GPU instance type for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) designed for compute-intensive applications that require massive parallel floating point performance, including artificial intelligence, computational fluid dynamics, computational […]

Pepco to deploy Diebold Nixdorf’s TP Application Suite in selected stores in Poland

NORTH CANTON, Ohio and PADERBORN, Germany, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — With its price-focused business model, nonfood discounter Pepco, a growing Eastern Europe-based retailer, is readying itself for the connected commerce era with Diebold Nixdorf’s TP Application Suite — enabling its customers to shop seamlessly across all channels in the future. Beginning early in […]

Kreissparkasse Goeppingen savings bank opens NCR Innovation Experience Room to offer proactive support for new businesses

 Augsburg, Germany, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since July, the savings bank Kreissparkasse Goeppingen has been using the NCR Innovation Experience Room to increase digital literacy among its employees and clients while incorporating current megatrends into its strategic development. Now, the savings bank will take this new concept, developed by NCR Corporation(NYSE: NCR), a global […]

Dutch supplier of technical and industrial components INDI selects Intershop Commerce Suite for its new e-business

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — INDI, a Dutch supplier of technical and industrial components, has chosen Intershop Commerce Suite as the basis for its new e-business. INDI is a newly formed subsidiary of Kramp Groep BV, one of the largest and fastest growing technical wholesalers in Europe. With a strategy of selling […]

Avero Food Cost Management: US Foods and Avero launch software solution to manage a restaurant kitchen

Rosemont, Ill., 2016-Sep-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Sep 22, 2016 ), US Foods and Avero introduced a revolutionary new product that makes the challenging job of running a restaurant kitchen easier – Avero Food Cost Management (FCM). Avero FCM easily integrates with a restaurant’s point of sale system to give a seamless, digital look […]

NCR Corporation announces the appointment of Mark D. Benjamin as President and COO

ATLANTA, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the leader in Omni-Channel solutions, announced today (September 21, 2016 ) that Mark D. Benjamin is joining the company as President and Chief Operating Officer. Benjamin will report to Chairman and CEO Bill Nuti, and will be responsible for Sales, Industry Solutions Management, Product Development, […]

Carrefour invites hackfest enthusiasts to its first hackathon “Back2Hack” from 23 to 25 September

Carrefour invites hackfest enthusiasts to its first hackathon “Back2Hack” from 23 to 25 September   Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — From 23 to 25 September, Carrefour is inviting hackfest enthusiasts to come and improve the customer experience and make predictions about future trends. Carrefour is holding “Back2Hack” – its first hackathon – at […]

Voice-controlled intelligent shopper Kenmore Alfie now available at Sears.com

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new Kenmore Alfie is a voice-controlled intelligent shopper that does the research for you to find the right item at the best price, regardless of the retailer. Alfie is an enormous time-saver because it can shop for anything from everyday items like paper towels, printer ink […]

Clearview Federal Credit Union deploys NCR Interactive Teller at its drive-up lanes

DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (August 30, 2016) announced that Southwestern Pennsylvania-based Clearview Federal Credit Union has begun deploying NCR Interactive Teller at its drive-up lanes. This unique software-driven, hardware-enabled technology lets consumers interact via high-quality video and audio with their financial […]

NCR Corporation announced new next-generation consulting services for the financial services, retail and hospitality industries

DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Aug-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (August 25, 2016 ) announced a new set of next-generation consulting services for the financial services, retail and hospitality industries. The new practices advance NCR’s leadership in consulting services for omni-channel transformation and integration, and complement NCR’s […]

Ticket Utils becomes part of eBay Inc.’s StubHub organization

San Jose, California, 2016-Aug-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay has completed the acquisition of Ticket Utils, a leading independent provider of software that helps large ticket sellers manage inventory and distribution.  Ticket Utils has become part of eBay Inc.’s StubHub organization, supporting StubHub’s efforts to ensure that sellers have effective tools to improve their selling experience. […]

Back-to-school shopping has never been easier with Staples mobile iOS app

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Aug-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) today (Aug. 25, 2016) announced a new beta test available on the Staples mobile iOS app. Customers can now send a photo of their child’s back-to-school list via the Staples Easy System on the app and a Staples associate will populate the customer’s shopping cart […]

NCR Corporation to move its Hyderabad R&D facility to a new location at Raheja Mindspace in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD, India, 2016-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today announced that it will move its Hyderabad R&D facility to a new, state-of-the-art location at Raheja Mindspace in Hyderabad to be ready by early 2017. This new facility will be one of the global centers of excellence […]

Intershop Communications AG and Microsoft announce development of innovative cloud-based e-commerce offering

Jena, Germany, 2016-Aug-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop Communications AG and Microsoft have today announced the development of an innovative cloud-based e-commerce offering. This means that the Intershop Commerce Management will provide customers with a leading e-commerce technology as a scalable solution in Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform. Microsoft will simultaneously support Intershop in seamless integration […]

Publix Super Markets launches its first blog site — The Publix Checkout, blog.publix.com

LAKELAND, Fla., 2016-Aug-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Publix Super Markets extended the company’s online social presence earlier this month with a soft launch of the company’s first blog site for engaging with customers — The Publix Checkout, blog.publix.com. Blog posts will range in topic from delicious recipes, community initiatives and sustainability ideas to holiday entertaining, […]

Research: NCR Corporation leads Europe in self-checkout (SCO) technology

DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NCR) leads Europe in self-checkout (SCO) technology, according to research published by strategic research and consulting firm RBR. NCR, a global leader in omni-channel solutions, continues to lead in the shipments of SCO across key markets within the region including the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and […]

Walmart to acquire Jet.com for approximately $3 billion

BENTONVILLE, Ark. and HOBOKEN, N.J., 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and Jet.com, Inc. today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for Walmart to acquire Jet for approximately $3 billion in cash, a portion of which will be paid over time. Additionally, $300 million of Walmart shares will be paid over […]

Diebold announces the appointment of Octavio Marquez as SVP and managing director, North America and Latin America

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) today announced that Octavio Marquez has been appointed senior vice president and managing director of the company’s business in the Americas.  In this new role, Marquez will lead the company’s North America and Latin America operations to drive further growth and take advantage […]

Coles Supermarkets in Australia adds NCR RealPOS XR8 at its future POS terminals

SYDNEY, Australia, 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation, a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today announced that Coles Supermarkets, one of Australia’s largest supermarket retailers, has chosen to improve customer checkout experiences and operational efficiency by adding NCR RealPOS XR8 as its future POS terminals. Coles plans to upgrade more than 4,000 POS units […]

Commercial Bank first bank in Qatar to introduce finger vein authentication technology powered by NCR and 01 Systems’ biometric solution

Commercial Bank first bank in Qatar to introduce finger vein authentication technology powered by NCR and 01 Systems’ biometric solution   DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced today that The Commercial Bank Q.S.C., Qatar’s first private bank, has become the first bank […]

Baskin-Robbins announces launch of its new mobile app featuring special mobile offers and mobile payment

Baskin-Robbins announces launch of its new mobile app featuring special mobile offers and mobile payment   CANTON, MA, 2016-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baskin-Robbins’ guests now have a cool new way to enjoy their favorite frozen treat as Baskin-Robbins today launched its new mobile app for iPhone and Android users. In addition to money-saving deals, […]

Tacoma Glassblowing Studio selects NCR Silver to streamline business operations

DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — When she needed to streamline her business operations, the owner of Tacoma Glassblowing Studio decided to purchase a mobile point-of-sale (POS) system to access reports and gain sales insight – and NCR Silver was an obvious choice. Jeannine Sigafoos also was drawn to the customer service included with […]

Zoyo Neighborhood Yogurt adopts NCR Silver Pro Restaurant Edition as its cloud-based POS system

DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Looking to gain a competitive edge in the crowded frozen yogurt market, the Zoyo Neighborhood Yogurt team adopted NCR Silver Pro Restaurant Edition as its cloud-based point-of-sale (POS) system. Before switching to the system, Zoyo’s corporate stores used a cumbersome POS system that required extensive training and expensive […]

NCR Corporation again presented with Supplier Performance Award by the United States Postal Service

DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, announces that is has been recognized for excellence by the United States Postal Service (USPS) through its Supplier Performance Award program. The award was presented on June 29 at the 2015 Supplier Performance Awards Ceremony and Reception at […]

METRO GROUP acquires a stake in Munich-based startup Shore

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — METRO GROUP acquires a stake in the Munich-based start-up Shore, a market leader in web-based business solutions for local service providers in Europe. Shore supports small and medium-sized businesses and service providers with a cloud-based software that allows them to digitally manage their business processes. The investment […]

Wincor Nixdorf AG reports 10% increase in Net sales during first nine months of its current fiscal year

Paderborn, Germany, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Having completed the first nine months of its current fiscal year, Wincor Nixdorf AG remains on a clear path of growth and is reaping the rewards of its restructuring program more rapidly than originally projected. Net sales increased by 10%, taking the figure to €1,938 million (previous year: […]

Best Buy’s Geek Squad offers tips on how to deal with Ransomware

Minneapolis, MN, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — You turn on your computer, only to find that you’re locked out of all of your files — everything from work documents to family photos. There’s an ominous message on the screen demanding that you pay a fee to regain access. That nightmare scenario has become all too […]

Fresh Market in Kaysville launches online shopping and curbside pickup service — Fresh Market to Go

Salt Lake City, UT, 2016-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Between long days at the pool, family get-togethers and vacations, there isn’t always enough time to grocery shop. Fresh Market in Kaysville is helping shoppers save time and make the most of their summer days with the launch of Fresh Market to Go, an online shopping […]