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 […]

Speedway selects NCR’s OPTIC pay–at–the–pump terminals for their 2,770 stores in 22 states

EMV–ready hardware & software solution enables leading convenience retailer to enhance the customer experience. Duluth, GA, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation, a global leader in omni–channel solutions, and Speedway LLC (Speedway), the nation’s second largest company–owned–and–operated convenience retailer, today announced Speedway’s selection of NCR’s OPTIC pay–at–the–pump terminals for their 2,770 stores in 22 […]

Diebold will release 2016 Q2 financial results on Thursday, July 28

NORTH CANTON,Ohio, 2016-Jul-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) will release 2016 second quarter financial results Thursday, July 28 before trading begins on the New York Stock Exchange.  Andy W. Mattes, Diebold president and chief executive officer, and Christopher A. Chapman, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the results during […]

eBay Inc 2Q2016: $2.2 billion Revenue; GMV of $20.9 billion

San Jose, California, 2016-Jul-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY), a global commerce leader, delivered gross merchandise volume (GMV) for the quarter ended June 30, 2016 of $20.9 billion, increasing 6% on a foreign exchange (FX) neutral basis and 4% on an as-reported basis. Revenue for the quarter was $2.2 billion, up 7% on […]

SPAR International updates on its online initiatives this year

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 2016-Jul-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR International has rolled out a number of online initiatives this year, starting with the online publication of Contact International, the magazine developed for SPAR Partners and Retailers. A fully refreshed website was also launched as well as an internal communications platform featuring SPAR Partner news and […]

Barnes & Noble the most powerful retail brand in Tenet Partners’ 2016 Top 100 Most Powerful Brands Reports

New York, NY , 2016-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that it was named the most powerful retail brand in Tenet Partners’ 2016 Top 100 Most Powerful Brands Reports (www.tenetpartners.com). Tenet Partners […]

Carrefour launches Apple Pay at its stores in France

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ —Starting on 19 July 2016, Carrefour customers will be able to use Apple Pay – a new easy, secure and private way to pay – at hypermarkets, supermarkets and convenience stores operating under the Carrefour banner in France. New service for a richer customer experience Apple Pay is […]

Kindle launches Singles Classics — for hard-to-find and long-lost articles and stories written by iconic authors

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Today, Kindle announced the launch of Singles Classics—a way to make iconic articles, stories and essays from well-known authors writing for top magazines and periodicals available in digital form, many for the first time. Readers can now enjoy easy access to hard-to-find and long-lost articles and stories written […]

GGP launches new parking app powered by INRIX

CHICAGO, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today GGP announced a new tool to give shoppers visibility into parking availability at its properties using historical and real-time data to predict parking accessibility. By using heat maps enabled by GPS data to show open parking spaces closest to shoppers’ favorite stores or restaurants, the industry-first parking feature […]

Week three of the Get Pop-Cultured with Barnes & Noble celebration will include the massively popular Comic Convention Collectibles

New York, NY, 2016-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that week three of the Get Pop-Cultured with Barnes & Noble (www.bn.com/getpop-cultured) celebration will include the massively popular Comic Convention Collectibles, which will […]

Diebold declares third quarter cash dividend of 28.75 cents per share on all common shares

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2016-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The board of directors of Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) today declared a third quarter cash dividend of 28.75 cents per share on all common shares. The dividend is payable on Wednesday, Aug. 3 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Wednesday, July 27. About Diebold […]

Accenture research: retailers’ inflexible operating models are hindering their ability to be competitive and achieve growth

NEW YORK, 2016-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) shows that retailers’ inflexible operating models are hindering their ability to be competitive and achieve growth. The findings highlight the need for retailers to become more agile – constantly learning about their customers and flexing to deliver relevant, engaging and useful interactions with […]

Ticket Utils will become part of eBay Inc.’s StubHub platform

World-class ticket management system to offer easier and more effective inventory, distribution and pricing on global scale. San Jose, California, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay Inc. today announced an agreement to acquire Ticket Utils, a leading independent provider of software that helps large ticket sellers manage inventory and distribution.  Ticket Utils will become part […]

NCR Corporation among nominees for the German Design Award 2017

DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, is among the nominees for the prestigious German Design Award 2017. The German Design Council has deemed NCR’s SelfServ 91 in the cantilever deployment as worthy for one of their prestigious design award for its combination of […]

Intershop Commerce Suite ranked number three in Gartner’s ‘Critical Capabilities for Digital Commerce’ report

Jena, Germany, 2016-Jul-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop has been recognized for its ability to meet leading-edge market requirements in the newly published ‘Critical Capabilities for Digital Commerce’ by Gartner for its Commerce Suite. The document evaluated 19 vendors’ digital commerce platforms using 14 critical product capabilities and five use cases to assist IT leaders […]

SOCAR Energy Switzerland orders hardware, software and services from Wincor Nixdorf for its 149 Swiss service stations

Zurich-based SOCAR Energy Switzerland GmbH has ordered hardware, software and services from Wincor Nixdorf for its 149 Swiss service stations. In Switzerland, SOCAR runs tanker truck, fuel tank, oil, gas and aviation fuel operations alongside its service stations. The solutions from Wincor Nixdorf are intended to provide a real customer experience at service stations and […]

Insomniac Games’ new underwater exploration game Song of the Deep launches

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — A gorgeous underwater world, a mysterious disappearance, and a girl who’ll stop at nothing to find her father — that’s just the beginning of Insomniac Games’ new underwater exploration game, Song of the Deep, which launches today for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Combining discovery, skill, and […]

eBay to acquire Israel-based SalesPredict that uses advanced analytics to predict customer buying behavior and sales conversion

San Jose, California, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today eBay announced it will acquire SalesPredict, an Israel-based company that leverages advanced analytics to predict customer buying behavior and sales conversion. SalesPredict is eBay’s latest acquisition that will support its artificial intelligence, machine learning and data science efforts.  It follows eBay’s recent acquisition of Expertmaker, in […]

Best Buy named to the FTSE4Good Index for its sustainability efforts

Minneapolis, MN, 2016-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Best Buy has again been recognized for its sustainability efforts by being named to the FTSE4Good Index for the third year in a row. The index includes publicly traded companies with strong environmental, social and governance practices. FTSE4Good Indices are used by socially responsible investors and other stakeholders to […]

USDA’s FSIS to begin sharing new levels of food safety data specific to slaughter and processing facilities on Data.gov

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced that it will soon begin sharing new levels of food safety data specific to slaughter and processing facilities in the United States, on Data.gov. The agency has detailed its framework for releasing this data in […]

EOS Group acquires debt collection service provider Contentia in France and Belgium

Hamburg, 2016-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 1 July 2016, the international EOS Group acquired 100% of the shares in debt collection service provider Contentia in France and Belgium. The EOS Group already has a successful debt collection company in each of the two countries. “With the takeover of Contentia, EOS is reinforcing its position […]

Wincor Nixdorf to take over the services of ameria GmbH’s Virtual Promoter, a digital shop window solution for brick-and-mortar retail businesses

Paderborn, Germany, 2016-Jul-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The technology company ameria GmbH, which focuses on software and technology development, has commissioned Wincor Nixdorf to take over the services for Virtual Promoter, a digital shop window solution for brick-and-mortar retail businesses. Wincor Nixdorf will be responsible for setup, startup and maintenance of the systems that are […]

NCR Corporation released the fastest, most secure version of its transaction processing solution Authentic

New software delivers PA-DSS 3.1 compliance and improved security DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced today that it has released the fastest, most secure version of its transaction processing solution, Authentic, which is the first major payments platform to be compliant with […]

Paradies Lagardère awarded eight new specialty retail and travel essential stores at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

ATLANTA , 2016-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the travel retail and restaurateur leader in North America, was awarded eight new specialty retail and travel essential stores at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX). After conducting specific outreach and research with local and regional businesses, Paradies Lagardère created the winning bids with several […]

Wincor Nixdorf once again honoured with Top Retail Supplier award

Paderborn, Germany, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Having won the Top Retail Supplier award in 2015, Wincor Nixdorf has won it again this year. This award is conferred on IT companies that offer retailers an overall package of excellent solutions, and is run by Frankfurt-based Lebensmittelzeitung, a newspaper for the grocery segment, and by Cologne-based […]

Diebold, Al Rajhi Bank with Best Technological Innovation Award at 2016 Cards and Payments Conference and Exhibition

Diebold software enables customized services to enhance consumer experience DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 2016-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold, Incorporated(NYSE: DBD) and Al Rajhi Bank have received the Best Technological Innovation Award at the 2016 Cards and Payments Conference and Exhibition. This award recognizes the most innovative technological contribution to a card or mobile payment […]

NCR Payment Suite accepted as compliant with the latest PA-DSS standard (v. 3.1) by the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC)

Financial institutions benefit from software that meets the latest industry standards DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced today that its NCR Payment Suite, which includes the Authentic transaction processing and Fractals fraud detection software, has been accepted as compliant with the latest […]

NACS recognizes S-Group with 2016 NACS Insight European Technology Implementation Award at the NACS Insight Convenience Summit – Europe

LONDON, 2016-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — S-Group has won the 2016 NACS Insight European Technology Implementation Award, sponsored by Verifone, a world leader in payments and commerce solutions. The award was presented during the NACS Insight Convenience Summit – Europe in London on June 9 at this year’s International Convenience Retailer Awards gala. The award […]

Intershop awards ModusLinkGlobal Solutions™ Inc. with Gold Partner status

Long established partnership reaches new level Status of Gold Partner results from joint success in winning and running customer projects Jena, Germany and Waltham, Mass., 2016-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop announced today that it has awarded ModusLinkGlobal Solutions™ Inc. (NASDAQ: MLNK) with Gold Partner status. Collaboration between the two companies began in 2006 […]