New augmented reality app to visualize dishes in restaurant menus in 3D format

HELSINKI, Finland, 2018-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harald Xperience Ltd. is the first company in Finland to introduce an application with AR aimed to enhance the customer experience in restaurants. The application called EatX allows the customer to visualize the various dishes in 3D format by moving a smartphone or tablet on different items on […]

Marks & Spencer appoints Starcount to help enhance customer understanding and predict future buying behaviour

LONDON, 2018-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer today (06 February 2018) announces the appointment of data science company, Starcount, as part of its ongoing programme of change under its five-year transformation plans. The partnership will help enhance customer understanding and insight through personalisation of M&S’ loyalty and CRM programmes including M&S’s Sparks Card. […]

Shopify Inc. announces the appointment of Amy Shapero as Chief Financial Officer

Ottawa, Canada, 2018-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SHOP), the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform, today (Mar 5, 2018) announced the appointment of Amy Shapero as Chief Financial Officer, effective April 2, 2018. Shapero joins Shopify from Betterment, an online wealth-management service, where she has served as Chief Financial Officer since 2016. Previously, Shapero […]

Bitt.com signs MoU with the Caribbean island Montserrat to launch a digital payments platform

Barbados-based Bitt a portfolio company of Overstock.com blockchain subsidiary Medici VenturesSALT LAKE CITY, 2018-Feb-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) portfolio investment company Bitt.com has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Caribbean island Montserrat to launch a digital payments platform. Bitt has been working to position island nations in that region as global leaders in the adoption of digital national […]

Visa introduces a solution designed to unify management and secure customer payment data

Provides a 360-Degree View of Customer Payments Across Channels and Payment Types SAN FRANCISCO, 2018-Feb-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa (NYSE: V) today introduced Token Management Service, a solution designed to unify management and secure customer payment data. Token Management Service enables an integrated view of payment preferences and behaviors across a merchant’s commerce platforms, […]

Intershop grew revenues by 5% and generated positive EBIT in the fiscal year 2017

Total revenues of EUR 35.8 million (previous year: EUR 34.2 million) EBITDA of EUR 2.8 million (previous year: EUR 0.1 million) EBIT of EUR 0.4 million (previous year: EUR -2.4 million) “Cloud First” – focus on expanding the cloud business Jena, 2018-Feb-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop Communications AG (ISIN: DE000A0EPUH1), a leading independent […]

NCR to help retailers reimagine consumer engagement across physical and digital channels at EuroCIS 2018

NCR demonstrates how its innovations help converge physical and digital channels to meet the demands of both retailers and shoppers in an evolving industry ATLANTA, 2018-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, helps retailers reimagine consumer engagement across physical and digital channels at this years’ EuroCIS. In […]

Diebold Nixdorf to showcase solutions for the future of shopping at EuroCIS

Storevolution™ program introduces new technologies throughout the consumer journey DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY, 2018-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — At EuroCIS, the leading trade fair for retail technology, Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD) – the world leader in driving connected commerce – will present state-of-the-art technologies that enable intuitive journeys for shoppers across all channels and optimize the […]

Intershop welcomes Markus Klahn to its Management Board

Jena, Germany, 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop Communications AG (ISIN: DE000A0EPUH1), a leading provider of e-commerce solutions, today announced changes to its Management Board. As of April 9, 2018, Markus Klahn will join the current Management Board of Dr. Jochen Wiechen and Axel Köhler as COO (Chief Operating Officer). As such, Mr. Klahn will […]

Albert Heijn to open its first checkout-free AH to go store in Amsterdam this summer

Zaandam, The Netherlands, 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn will this summer open its first checkout-free AH to go store as it looks to make the shopping experience more convenient and personal. The store, the first of its kind in the Netherlands, will be located at a high-traffic location in Amsterdam and will be deployed with “tap […]

RCH Group at EuroCIS: Convenience, personalisation, and speed of transaction key for customer satisfaction in retail

ITALY, 2018-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Technology plays a crucial role in the modern world of retail, affecting all areas of the sales cycle from inventory management right through to pricing and customer experience. EuroCIS is the leading trade fair for the retail technology sector, taking place in Dusseldorf, Germany from February 27th to March […]

Trax brings its full suite of retail solutions to Greater China market

Trax will help CPGs and retailers operating in the Greater China Region (GCR) gather real-time intelligence on how their products are performing in store, and optimize their in-store execution to drive smarter sales strategies. SINGAPORE, 2018-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Trax, the leader in computer vision and analytics for the retail and consumer goods […]

Office Depot unveils its market makeover of 14 stores in Austin, Texas

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2018-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading omnichannel provider of business services, products and technology, today (January 30, 2018) unveiled its market makeover of 14 stores in Austin, Texas, including a flagship location – “BizBox: Powered by Office Depot” – that integrate the company’s recently launched BizBox […]

NCR celebrates the 20th anniversary of its self-checkout and gives a glimpse of future innovations

ATLANTA, 2018-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in omni-channel solutions, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its first self-checkout installation and looking at what the future will bring for the technology. Amongst others, NCR is tackling the infamous “unexpected item in the bagging area” with recent innovations. Since NCR […]

RetailNext empowers retailers with a variety of expanded smart store solutions

Complete 360-Degree Solution Empowers Retailers to Better Respond to Industry’s Shopper-Led Disruption NEW YORK, 2018-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Jan. 14, 2018 ), RetailNext Inc., the worldwide expert and market leader in IoT smart store retail analytics for optimizing shopper experiences, announced a variety of expanded capabilities and functionalities, including a world’s first retail edge sensor […]

RetailNext enhances its SaaS platform with the new performance dashboards

Enhanced At-a-Glance Functionality and Artificial Intelligence Allows for Real-Time Updates on Performance Metrics and Elimination of Guesswork NEW YORK, 2018-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Jan. 14, 2018), RetailNext Inc., the worldwide expert and market leader in IoT smart store retail analytics for optimizing shopper experiences, introduced new performance dashboards into its SaaS platform, empowering […]

RCH Europe presents smart hardware and software technologies for the management and automation of POS at Intergastra 2018

INNSBRUCK, Austria, 2018-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — RCH Europe, the provider of advanced point of sale systems for the retail, food and beverage, and the public administration sector will showcase its latest range of hardware and software solutions at Intergastra 2018 (at Messe Stuttgart on Stand 7.C70). RCH Europe is the new international operation recently […]

Diebold Nixdorf announces the appointment of that Mark S. Brewer as SVP and managing director, Global Retail

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2018-Jan-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), a world leader in driving connected commerce, today announced that Mark S. Brewer has joined the company as senior vice president and managing director, Global Retail. Brewer is responsible for leading the company’s retail connected commerce strategy and operations, including business development, customer relationship management and […]

Diebold Nixdorf to demonstrate the future of retail journeys at the NRF BIG Show, Jan. 14-16 in New York

Sophisticated technologies propel an intuitive customer journey, enhancing retail shopping experiences across channel boundaries NEW YORK, 2018-Jan-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), a world leader in driving connected commerce, will showcase its latest experience-driven technologies at the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) BIG Show, the world’s leading annual retail event, from Jan. 14-16 in New York. In booth […]

Diebold Nixdorf introduces enhancements to its Vynamic™ portfolio: Vynamic Engage and Vynamic Mobile Shopper at the NRF BIG Show

Company introducing Vynamic™ Retail software to power its Storevolution™ strategy NEW YORK, 2018-Jan-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), the world leader in driving connected commerce, will introduce the company’s latest software-driven technologies at the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) BIG Show, the world’s leading annual retail event, from Jan. 14-16 in New York. Diebold Nixdorf will launch two major […]

Diebold Nixdorf appoints Arvin Jawa VP, retail strategy

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2018-Jan-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), a world leader in driving connected commerce, today announced that Arvin Jawa recently joined the company as vice president, retail strategy. Jawa will be responsible for the company’s ongoing consumer-centric strategy for growth in the retail business, particularly in the Americas. Jawa will also work to extend […]

NCR to take visitors on an experiential retail journey during NRF’s 2018 Annual Convention & Expo, January 14-16

At NRF 2018, NCR demonstrates how its innovations help converge physical and digital channels to meet the demands of both retailers and shoppers in an evolving industry ATLANTA, GA, 2018-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in innovative omni-channel solutions, will take visitors to booth #3121 on an experiential retail […]

Lowe’s Canada to convert 17 Marcil stores in Quebec to the RONA banner on February 26

RONA continues to expand with the addition of the 17 Marcil stores Marcil customers to have access to an enhanced products and services offering Boucherville, QC, 2018-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada announced earlier today (January 9, 2018) that the 17 Marcil stores located in Quebec will be converted to the RONA banner on […]

RCH: smart devices and cloud-based software become increasingly important for the effective and timely management and automation of POS

Treviso, ITALY, 2018-Jan-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — RCH Group SpA, a provider of advanced point of sale systems for the retail, food and beverage, and the public administration sector, today announced the launch of the European headquarters of its subsidiary, RCH Europe, in Innsbruck, Austria. This new centre of operations will support the company’s […]

Albert Heijn trials “tap to go” technology allowing customers to pay without going through the checkout

Zaandam, The Netherlands, 2017-Dec-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn, our leading supermarket brand in the Netherlands, is taking grab-and-go convenience to the next level. Beginning this month, Albert Heijn is testing “tap to go” technology at one of its AH to go stores, allowing customers to pay for items without going through the checkout. The technology, […]

Alibaba Cloud set to open its new India data center in January 2018

Alibaba Cloud set to open its new India data center in January 2018   New data center adds to global coverage and provides world-leading capabilities to key market Beijing, 2017-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, announced today (December 20, 2017) that clients can start to sign […]

BlueStar certified to provide point-to-point encryption (P2PE) key injections

Hebron, KY., 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — BlueStar, a leading global distributor of Digital Identification, Mobility, Point-of-Sale, RFID, Digital Signage, and Security technology solutions, is excited to announce this attestation of validation from the PCI Council, certifying BlueStar to provide point-to-point encryption (P2PE) key injections. This P2PE attestation of validation adds BlueStar to one […]

ChannelAdvisor Corporation announces Catalyst Americas 2018 conference, April 17-19, 2018 in San Diego, CA

Annual conference focuses on providing ways that retailers and branded manufacturers can compete, accelerate and win in a competitive landscape Research Triangle Park, NC, 2017-Dec-08 — /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 (December 5, 2017 ) announced that […]

Newegg Logistics named to Multichannel Merchant’s list of top 3PL providers for 2018

Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Dec-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg Logistics, a subsidiary of Newegg, the top tech-focused e-retailer in North America, has been named a Multichannel Merchant Top 3PL provider for 2018 by the editors of Multichannel Merchant. “We are honored to be named to Multichannel Merchant’s list of top 3PL providers for 2018,” said Kunal Thakkar, Newegg’s SVP […]

Mister Spex rolls out the latest Intershop Commerce Suite, across all its European webshops

Leading online optician rolls out latest Intershop platform across all its European web shops New commerce platform powers a consistent multi-channel concept with faster interfaces and reduced maintenance needs Jena, Germany, 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mister Spex, Europe’s largest online optician, is extending its successful cooperation with Intershop with the rollout of the […]