eBay expands its Seller Hub with acquisition of Terapeak

Terapeak’s Tools and Insights to Help Sellers Better Manage and Grow Their Businesses on eBay San Jose, CA, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Terapeak, a Toronto-based company that uses supply, demand and pricing data to help ecommerce sellers know what to sell, when to […]

New joint venture brings together Hernando de Soto and Medici Ventures’ blockchain expertise to develop a global property registry system

Blockchain used to Create First Global Record of Who Controls Territory and Property RightsSALT LAKE CITY, UT, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — World-renowned economist Hernando de Soto and blockchain technology leader Patrick Byrne (founder Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) and blockchain subsidiary Medici Ventures) have formed a joint venture to develop a global property registry system to surface  the property […]

Amazon Web Services and Ningxia Western Cloud Data Technology announce technology partnership and the launch of AWS China (Ningxia) Region

AWS establishes strategic technology partnership with NWCD to expand infrastructure footprint in China Ningxia government welcomes the launch as a key economic development milestone; cites the region’s suitability for future large-scale cloud technology infrastructure projects With thousands of active customers in China using AWS China (Beijing) Region operated by Sinnet, those welcoming the new AWS Region include Aucma, BGI, […]

SUPERVALU launches refreshed e-commerce sites Powered by Instacart

SAN FRANCISCO and EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Instacart, the technology-driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service, and SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU), one of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the U.S., has entered into an exclusive multiyear contract. Under this agreement, SUPERVALU recently launched refreshed e-commerce sites Powered by Instacart for four of […]

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 […]

NewYork-Presbyterian’s telemedicine services now available through Walgreens digital properties and at self-service kiosks at Duane Reade drugstores

NEW YORK, N.Y. & DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — NewYork-Presbyterian and Walgreens are collaborating to bring convenient access to NewYork-Presbyterian’s world-class care through new telemedicine services, now available through Walgreens digital properties and at self-service kiosks at select Duane Reade drugstores in New York.  NewYork-Presbyterian, New York’s No. 1 hospital, is offering the […]

Carphone Warehouse unveils new range of SIM Only deals from just 99p per month

iD SIM Only deal offers 500MB, 5,000 texts, 500 mins New range of SIM Only deals from iD available exclusively when taken with broadband Carphone Warehouse extends its price promise to cover broadband deals London, 2017-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (5th December 2017) Carphone Warehouse unveils a new range of SIM Only deals […]

Sheetz launches new skill for Alexa now available using interactive voice activated technology

Sheetz continues its mission to provide the ultimate convenience to customers ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience chains, is proud to announce customers can now order their favorite Made-to-Order food without even getting up from the couch. Sheetz created a new skill for […]

Amazon makes Prime Video app available on Apple TV in over 100 countries

Integration with the Apple TV App, Siri Remote and universal search make finding and playing Prime Video favorites remarkably easy for viewers Prime Video on Apple TV arrives just in time for the premiere of The Grand Tour Season 2 on December 8 SEATTLE, 2017-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Dec. 6, 2017) announced the Prime Video app […]

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 […]

BRP report: Customer-led demand is driving retailers to transform their business to be more customer-centric

According to the 2017 Merchandise Planning Survey, Retailers are Focused on Transforming their Entire Merchandising Process from End-to-end Boston, MA, 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to a new report from BRP, retailers must accommodate customers who “pre-shop” for merchandise online before they ever enter a store, want one-day or even same-day delivery, and expect […]

SPAR Poland launches new mobile app

Poland, 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Poland has launched a new mobile app for both Apple and Android devices, providing customers with an additional sales and communication channel. The app’s slogan, “My App, my SPAR”, is a play on SPAR Poland’s new brand proposition, announced in October called, “My Neighbourhood, my SPAR”. The application […]

Shop Your Way teams up with Major League Baseball player René Rivera to host toy drive and support ongoing relief efforts in Puerto Rico

Sears and Kmart membership platform and e-commerce marketplace teams with Major League Baseball player to host toy drive and support ongoing relief efforts HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Dec-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — As rebuilding efforts continue in the wake of Hurricane Maria, Shop Your Way is bringing the magic of the holidays to the island with […]

First Data Corporation successfully completes the acquisition of BluePay Holdings, Inc.

NEW YORK, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, today (DECEMBER 1, 2017) announced the successful completion of its acquisition of BluePay Holdings, Inc. from BluePay’s current owners including TA Associates and BluePay management. BluePay is a provider of technology-enabled payment processing for merchants in […]

LVMH launches the second edition of the LVMH Innovation Award

Paris, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — LVMH launches the second edition of the LVMH Innovation Award, which will be presented during the upcoming Viva Technology show (May 24-26, 2018). All startups working on issues related to the luxury sector can apply and win a chance to be part of the LVMH Lab during the event. […]

Amazon Web Services announces powerful new features for AWS Marketplace

New Enterprise Contract and Private Image Build features for AWS Marketplace make purchasing software and running applications on AWS even easier for buyers and sellers New AWS Solution Provider Program, AWS SaaS Factory, and AWS SaaS Accelerate Program help increase cloud adoption and APN Partner success New Competencies recognize APN Partners with demonstrated expertise in Machine Learning and […]

Amazon Web Services announces AWS PrivateLink

New managed service allows SaaS application developers who build on AWS to offer private endpoints as an additional option for accessing their service, increasing security for end customers by eliminating the need to expose data to the public Internet Aqua Security, Autodesk, CA Technologies, Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud, Dynatrace, Salesforce, SigOpt, Snowflake, and Twilio are among the SaaS providers […]

AWS announces a fully managed intelligent threat detection service — Amazon GuardDuty

New intelligent threat detection service analyzes trillions of events per day to identify new and evolving threats and provide simple, tailored, and cost-effective protection for AWS accounts and workloads GE, Netflix, Autodesk, Twilio, Webroot, and Mapbox among the customers using Amazon GuardDuty SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), […]

AWS announces a new Bare Metal instance offering for Amazon EC2 and introduces a new H1 Storage Optimized instances

New Amazon EC2 Bare Metal instances enable customers to run workloads directly on AWS hardware, or bring their own hypervisor or virtualization stack; preview starts today New Storage Optimized instance family, H1, is designed for high-performance, big data workloads The next generation of General Purpose instances, M5, deliver even better compute, memory, and networking performance, […]

Apple stores to host Hour of Code workshops from December 4 through 10

Free Coding Sessions, New Swift Playgrounds Challenge and Teacher Resources Are Available for Everyone Cupertino, California, 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple today (NOVEMBER 28, 2017) opened registration for thousands of free Hour of Code sessions available at all Apple Stores from December 4 through 10. The company also introduced a new educational challenge in Swift […]

Currys PC World unveils its first-ever Ultimate Advent Calendar

Currys PC World unveils its first-ever Ultimate Advent Calendar   UK’s largest electrical retailer set to giveaway over £30k worth of tech with its exclusive limited edition Ultimate Advent Calendar Tech-filled advent calendar will be open to visitors of Westfield Stratford City shopping centre on Wednesday 29th November with a chance to win one of […]

Amazon Web Services selected as Intuit’s standard for machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads

Financial technology leader accelerates artificial intelligence efforts leveraging the cloud with the broadest and deepest functionality SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 27, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU) selected AWS as its standard for machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads. With more than 150 patents pending and […]

The John Lewis Partnership announces £100,000 investment in innovative tech startups WeFiFo and Exaactly

London, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — One of Britain’s most iconic and historic retailers – the John Lewis Partnership – today (27 November 2017) announced a £100,000 investment in two innovative tech startups following success in the retailer’s fourth annual accelerator programme – JLAB. JLAB is the largest retail tech accelerator programme in the […]

Amazon Web Services becomes the strategic infrastructure provider for Symantec

Leading cyber security company builds next generation SaaS services and companywide data lake on top of AWS as part of its ‘cloud-first’ strategy SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 22, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Symantec has chosen AWS as its strategic infrastructure provider for the vast majority of its cloud […]

Amazon Web Services announces new program that connects machine learning experts with AWS customers

New collaboration and education program connects Amazon machine learning experts with AWS customers and partners to accelerate the application of machine learning within their organizations Johnson & Johnson, Washington Post, and World Bank Group are the first customers to join the program SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the Amazon ML Solutions Lab, […]

Turkish bank VakifBank introduces new software and cash recycling systems from Diebold Nixdorf

ISTANBUL, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — VakifBank, a leading Turkish bank, is expanding the functionality of its self-service channel by introducing new software and cash recycling systems from Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD),  a world leader in enabling connected commerce for millions of consumers each day across the financial and retail industries. The bank is upgrading 400 […]

Pop-In@Nordstrom celebrates the holidays with MoMA Design Store gifts

Pop-In@Nordstrom celebrates the holidays with MoMA Design Store gifts   A Thoughtful And Innovative Gift Shop SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pop-In@Nordstrom is celebrating the holidays with a design-centric gift shop in collaboration with The Museum of Modern Art’s MoMA Design Store, known for its curator-approved gifts that bring quality, creativity, and design innovation to everyday […]

Debenhams launches new mobile site for UK customers

Debenhams launches new mobile site for UK customers   Debenhams is strengthening its multi-channel offering with the launch of a new mobile site for UK customers that brings together the best features of mobile apps with the broad reach of mobile web The Progressive Web App (PWA), which uses Google-backed technology, creates a smooth and streamlined […]

Bell and Howell Announces 100th Retail Click-and-Collect Installation of Cleveron’s PackRobot in North America

Durham, North Carolina, USA, 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bell and Howell announced today the 100th U.S. installation of the PackRobot, a 16-foot-tall automated package pickup system manufactured by Cleveron, a leading European developer of click-and-collect self-service pickup technology. The PackRobot allows customers to pick up their online order in a matter of seconds. […]

7‑Eleven, Inc. launches chatbot platform that allows quick and easy conversation with customers

IRVING, Texas, 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 15, 2017), 7‑Eleven, Inc. launches a trailblazing chatbot platform that is poised to propel the convenience retailing industry into a new era of “conversational commerce.”  The company has a compelling history of innovation, being the first company to sell fresh brewed coffee in to-go cups, […]