SPAR UK Partner, A.F. Blakemore celebrates 100 years of business with new initiatives

SPAR UK Partner, A.F. Blakemore celebrates 100 years of business with new initiatives   United Kingdom, 2017-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Partner, A.F. Blakemore, is celebrating 100 years of business and has undertaken a number of new initiatives that add value to the local communities it serves. Installation of defibrillators The partner has […]

SPAR Slovenia announces the winner of its Start It Up, Slovenia! Project

SPAR Slovenia announces the winner of its Start It Up, Slovenia! Project   Slovenia, 2017-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Twelve ideas, twelve products, one winner. SPAR Slovenia together with the Formitas Agency and POPTV broadcasting company, entered into an innovative seven-month partnership to give young Slovenian entrepreneurs the chance of an exclusive business opportunity […]

NCR Corporation sponsored one of North America’s largest hackathons, HackGT

Atlanta, 2017-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, sponsored one of North America’s largest hackathons, HackGT, from October 13-15 hosted at Georgia Tech. More than 1,000 student developers from around the country—selected from a record-setting group of more than 3,000 applicants—tested their creativity by developing cross-industry solutions and applications to […]

NCR Corporation unveils its new NCR Mobile Payments solution at the NACS Show

NCR and P97 are working together to provide an innovative end-to-end mobile payment option to fuel and convenience store customers Duluth, Ga., 2017-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, has unveiled its new NCR Mobile Payments solution at the NACS Show, the leading convenience and fuel retailing event, held in […]

Diebold Nixdorf to unveil latest innovations that extend beyond omnichannel offerings at Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas

Mobility, security and data underpin industry-leading commerce innovations LAS VEGAS, 2017-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), the world leader in enabling connected commerce, is unveiling its latest experience-driven technologies that extend beyond omnichannel offerings to empower a more cohesive, end-to-end ecosystem for financial institutions and retailers. The company will showcase its latest innovations at this […]

Newegg unveils new automotive product category on its B2B website, NeweggBusiness.com

With Automotive Sales on NeweggBusiness Up 30% Year-over-Year, Category is Poised for Further Growth Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the top tech-focused e-retailer in North America, today (October 17, 2017) unveiled a new automotive product category on its B2B website, NeweggBusiness.com. As of today, the category offers more than one million […]

Newegg announces weekly livestream Newegg Now highlighting some of the hottest trends in tech

Interactive Format Covers Trends and Adds Unbeatable Deals Only Available During the Show Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the top tech-focused e-retailer in North America, today (October 17, 2017) announced Newegg Now, a weekly livestream highlighting some of the hottest trends in tech. Each week, Newegg Now’s hosts, up-and-coming YouTube personalities Trisha Hershberger and […]

Trax’s computer vision platform recognized with 2017 New Product Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan

Trax’s unique computer vision platform allows CPG brands and retailers to increase store auditing accuracy and boost sales by 3-5%. Singapore, 2017-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Based on its recent analysis of the image recognition industry in Europe, Frost & Sullivan chooses Trax as winner of the 2017 New Product Innovation Award. The computer vision company […]

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 […]

Walgreens to bring 300 new positions to its Chicago Sullivan Center to establish a new technology center of excellence

Company to Double Number of Employees in Downtown Chicago Office with 300 Additional Positions DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today (October 17, 2017) announced with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel that it will bring approximately 300 technology positions to its current downtown Chicago office in the Sullivan Center to establish a new […]

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 […]

Carrefour launches My Carrefour omni-channel data intelligence platform in Brazil

Carrefour launches My Carrefour omni-channel data intelligence platform in Brazil   Boulogne-Billancourt‎, France, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour launches in Brazil the My Carrefour omni-channel data intelligence platform  which concentrates the company’s retail services in a single democratic, free and national benefits program, composed of offers, coupons and other exclusive and personalised advantages.    […]

AWS and Microsoft announce new deep learning library called Gluon

New open source deep learning interface allows developers to more easily and quickly build machine learning models without compromising training performance Jointly developed reference specification makes it possible for Gluon to work with any deep learning engine; support for Apache MXNet available today and support for Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit coming soon SEATTLE & REDMOND, Wash., 2017-Oct-17 — […]

TechTrans Announces Partnership with Tidel

Program will Manage Logistics for Cash Recycler Units DALLAS, TX, 2017-Oct-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — TechTrans, a leading provider of nationwide transportation and logistics solutions, is proud to announce a new partnership with Tidel, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of automated cash management systems for the retail industry. TechTrans will be responsible for coordinating […]

METRO announces $400-million investment to continue its growth and expansion in the Ontario market

Montreal, 2017-Oct-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — METRO Inc. (TSX: MRU) announced today (October 11, 2017) a projected $400-million investment over 6 years in its Ontario distribution network. The company will modernize its operations in Toronto between 2018 and 2023 by building a new fresh distribution facility and a new frozen distribution facility—both of which […]

Al-Futtaim Motors inaugurates UAE’s first hydrogen station for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

Al-Futtaim Motors inaugurates UAE’s first hydrogen station for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Oct-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, in collaboration with Air Liquide, one of the most established suppliers of hydrogen stations in the world, have jointly inaugurated the […]

Visa study: relying more on electronic payments could yield net benefit of U.S. $470 billion per year across major cities around the world

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Oct-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa (NYSE: V) announced today (Oct. 11, 2017) the results of an independent study conducted by Roubini ThoughtLab and commissioned by Visa examining the economic impact of increasing the use of digital payments in major cities around the world. The study estimates that relying more on electronic payments, […]

First Data 2017 Consumer Cybersecurity Study: baby boomers have better cybersecurity habits

Study examines consumer habits across generations Data shows that baby boomers demonstrate more concern and diligence for cybersecurity than millennials Millennials are more trusting of social media and less trusting of online banking than older generations NEW YORK, 2017-Oct-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — As people around the world grapple with the latest news about […]

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 […]

Newegg launches new portfolio of PC Build Kits

Newegg Takes the Guesswork Out of PC Builds Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the top tech-focused e-retailer in North America, today (October 10, 2017) took the wraps off its new portfolio of PC Build Kits. Newegg has long been the preferred destination for DIY PC builders, many of whom are exceptionally tech […]

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 […]

First Data appoints former British Prime Minister David Cameron as the newest member of its International Advisory Board

Former British Prime Minister Will Work With Company on Expanding First Data’s International Presence NEW YORK, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, today (06 Oct 2017) announced the appointment of former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, as the newest member of […]

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 […]

Asda: Customers can enjoy British tomatoes all-year-round thanks to innovative LED technology

Asda: Customers can enjoy British tomatoes all-year-round thanks to innovative LED technology   Asda leads the way in technological innovation for tomatoes, which will see British tomatoes available all-year-round. Just over 200 million tomatoes are plucked from the LED-laden vines for Asda each year LEEDS, UK, 2017-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers can enjoy […]

JAPAN: Rakuten and Lawson to trial initiative that combines drone deliveries and convenience store mobile sales

JAPAN: Rakuten and Lawson to trial initiative that combines drone deliveries and convenience store mobile sales   Trial to begin at Lawson’s Minamisoma-Odaka store on October 31 Tokyo, 2017-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. and Lawson, Inc. today (October 6, 2017) announced that the two companies will begin a trial initiative that combines […]

Accenture Interactive recognized for innovation and artificial intelligence capabilities in transforming retail experiences

Report cites innovation and artificial intelligence capabilities as Accenture Interactive strengths for transforming retail experiences NEW YORK, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Accenture Interactive has been recognized as a Leader in the recently published “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Retail Digital Marketing Technology Services 2017 Vendor Assessment*” report. The report highlights Accenture Interactive’s deep industry expertise and its […]

NCR will host its 17th annual Innovation Conference on October 10-12, 2017 in Orlando, Florida

Financial services thought leaders, leading financial institutions and technology partners will converge on Orlando next week at NCR-hosted event DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, will host its 17th annual Innovation Conference on October 10-12, 2017 at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, […]

NCR launches mobile POS solution designed for micro businesses: Ring Up by NCR Silver powered by Worldpay

Mobile payment reader and app join family of NCR Silver solutions built for every stage of business, marks NCR’s entrance in new market DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, has launched Ring Up by NCR Silver, a mobile point-of-sale (POS) solution designed for the 3.7 million […]