First Data Furthers Relationship with Chip Ganassi Racing and NASCAR

CONCORD, N.C., 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced today (AUG. 21, 2017) that First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, will partner with Kyle Larson and the No. 42 Chevrolet SS team for two upcoming Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) races at Talladega Superspeedway and Martinsville Speedway. This expands […]

Barnes & Noble launches “The B&N Podcast” featuring in-depth conversations with today’s most popular authors

New Podcast Features In-Depth Conversations with Today’s Most Popular Authors Including John Grisham, Paula Hawkins, Imbolo Mbue, Colson Whitehead, and More Podcast Available Today on BN.com, iTunes App Store and Stitcher New York, New York, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, today (August 16, 2017) […]

ICA Gruppen strengthens its digital ecosystem with new innovation hub ICAx

ICA Gruppen strengthens its digital ecosystem with new innovation hub ICAx   Solna, Sweden, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new innovation hub ICAx will strengthen ICA Gruppen’s ability to use digital technology to improve its customer offerings in and between the Group’s various companies. Within this hub ICA will work with its own […]

Solar Brokers Canada and Lowe’s Canada to provide solar energy installation services to homeowners throughout Ontario

TORONTO (ON) and BOUCHERVILLE (QC), 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Solar Brokers Canada, one of the largest residential solar providers in Canada, its affiliate Green Lion Eco Group, a solar engineering and project management company, and Lowe’s Canada, a leading home improvement company operating more than 600 stores in Canada under different banners, today […]

Walgreens launches website that features more than 50 completed Walgreens outcomes studies

Company collaborates with academic institutions, including Johns Hopkins Medicine, Scripps Translational Science Institute, University of California, San Francisco – School of Pharmacy and the University of Chicago Medicine to improve health and wellness in America DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today (15 August 2017) announced the launch of its Center for Health […]

Sainsbury’s trials 30-minute Click & Collect grocery service via Chop Chop app

Sainsbury’s trials 30-minute Click & Collect grocery service via Chop Chop app   Trial taking place from Sainsbury’s Pimlico store via the Chop Chop app. Customers pay via app and pick up shopping just 30 minutes after ordering online London, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is today (11 August 2017) launching a trial […]

ScanSource POS and Barcode announce PASS Program; simplifies the payments hardware process for resellers and their customers

Greenville, SC, 2017-Aug-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — ScanSource POS and Barcode, the leading global provider of automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) and point-of-sale (POS) solutions, and a business unit of ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), has announced its PASS Program, which simplifies the payments hardware process for resellers and their customers. ScanSource created this program […]

ScanSource to host Q4 and FY 2017 earnings conference call on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Greenville, SC, 2017-Aug-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — ScanSource, Inc., (NASDAQ: SCSC), a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, announced today (August 10, 2017) that it plans to release fourth quarter and fiscal year 2017 results for the period ended June 30, 2017 on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at approximately 4:00 p.m. ET.  ScanSource […]

Shop Direct hosted the 16th Agile Roundabout tech meetup at its newly opened London hub in Victoria

Liverpool,UK, 2017-Aug-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — 100 technologists came together at Shop Direct’s new London hub to hear the latest best practice and developments in microservices at the 16th Agile Roundabout tech meetup. The event, which took place on 3 August and was sponsored by recruitment firm TRG, heard from Shop Direct’s Seb Carss, Just Eat’s Michal Franc and […]

Gap Inc. to open its newest “digital Gap brand flagship store” on Yahoo! Taiwan

GAP CONTINUES TO PIONEER SEAMLESS OMNI-CHANNEL SHOPPING EXPERIENCES THROUGH ANYTIME, ANYWHERE ACCESSIBILITY FOR TAIWANESE SHOPPERS Taipei, Taiwan, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Building on its e-commerce success and responding to the growing demand of online shopping in Taiwan, today (August 8, 2017), Gap Inc. announced it will open its newest “digital Gap brand flagship […]

NCR deploys Microsoft’s Windows 10 IoT Enterprise software with leading European financial institution

DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation, (NYSE: NCR) a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (August 8, 2017) announced the deployment of Microsoft’s Windows 10 Internet of Things (IoT) Enterprise software with a leading European financial institution. The implementation, a first for the global retail banking industry, will enable banks to future-proof […]

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia expands its ATM network with 200 new NCR SelfServ™ ATMs and NCR APTRA™ Vision

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (August 02, 2017) announced that Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE), the largest bank in the country, is expanding its ATM network with the addition of 200 new NCR SelfServ™ ATMs together with NCR APTRA™ Vision, a multi-vendor […]

Global Cloud Storage Market Challenges, Key Vendors, Drivers and Trends by Forecast to 2023

PUNE, India, 2017-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cloud storage allows enterprises to store data on remote servers that can be accessed through internet. These remote servers are maintained, operated and managed by cloud storage service providers. Cloud storage is basically a virtual mode of data storage. The data stored on cloud can be accessed […]

Global Blu-ray Players Market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 15% by Forecast to 2023

PUNE, India, 2017-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Market Highlights: Blu-ray player is a digital optical disc data storage format. It was designed to supersede the DVD format and is establishing itself world-wide as the successor standard to DVD. It offers users many advantages in comparison to normal DVDs owing to its high storage capabilities. […]

First Data announces multiyear partnership with Martinsville Speedway as the entitlement sponsor of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race

The October 29 race, part of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, begins First Data’s three-year race entitlement at Martinsville’s famous “Paperclip” half-mile oval First Data will also deploy its Clover point-of-sale platform across three tracks owned by International Speedway Corp. (ISC) and will test other payments technology and gift card partnerships at the […]

Shop Direct to host colleagues at its newly opened London hub

LIVERPOOL, 2017-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay digital retailer, has opened its London hub at 111 Buckingham Palace Road. The office, known as Sky Victoria, will host colleagues working across data science, IT, eCommerce, product and brand. The 25,000 sq ft space, designed by award-winning interior design specialists SpaceInvader […]

2017 Amazon Robotics Challenge winners announced

2017 Amazon Robotics Challenge winners announced   Additional winners at the event included Nanyang Technological University of Singapore, winners of the Pick Task, and MIT Princeton of the U.S., winners of the Stow Task Contestants at this year’s Amazon Robotics Challenge were awarded $270,000 in prizes to support continued innovation within the robotics and automation community SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-01 — /EPR […]

GRAIL, Inc. selects Amazon Web Services as its cloud infrastructure provider

Global life sciences company with a mission to detect cancer early taps the cloud with the most functionality to power breakthroughs SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Jul. 31, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that GRAIL, Inc., a life sciences company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can […]

John Lewis Partnership announces five retail tech startups for JLAB 2017

John Lewis Partnership announces five retail tech startups for JLAB 2017   Selected startups include a smart grocery shopping app, a new addressing system and a software which uses artificial intelligence to predict footfall   Finalists will have access to investment of up to £100,000 and 12 weeks’ mentoring Female-led startups set to be strongly […]

Raiffeisenbank Straubing eG takes a broader approach to digitization with NCR’s Innovation Experience Room

Third bank in Germany to use NCR Innovation Experience Room for its digitization strategy Augsburg, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the grand opening of its new “Digital Experience Center”, Raiffeisenbank Straubing eG takes an active step toward shaping the digital future in banking with NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions. By taking […]

1Foot 2Foot Centre for Foot and Ankle Care selects NCR as technology partner

NCR Silver links reporting, inventory management across three diverse businesses under one system DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Looking for a multi-store solution to gain better insight across three diverse businesses, 1Foot 2Foot Centre for Foot and Ankle Care, a leading podiatry practice in Suffolk, Virginia, found its mobile point-of-sale (POS) partner in NCR Silver. […]

DoorDash marketplace to be integrated to the NCR Aloha Platform-of-Sale

DoorDash integration with the industry-leading NCR Aloha POS will help improve store operations and reduce delivery times DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (July 24, 2017) announced an agreement with DoorDash, an on-demand delivery platform operating in more than 500 cities nationwide, […]

Dixons Carphone launches Team Knowhow to provide local, one-stop, expert tech service

Dixons Carphone launches Team Knowhow to provide local, one-stop, expert tech service   London, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rolling out across the UK from today (27 Jul 2017), Team Knowhow will provide a local, one-stop, expert tech service. Dixons Carphone, Europe’s leading electrical, telecoms and services retailer, today announces the launch of Team Knowhow, […]

Schnuck and Simbe Robotics to test-pilot an aisle-roving robot named Tally

“Tally’s” pilot program adds to Schnucks’ commitment to provide an innovative and exceptional customer experience ST. LOUIS, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Schnucks is turning to a high-tech partner to help maintain an exceptional shopping experience: an aisle-roving robot named Tally. Schnuck Markets, Inc. and Simbe Robotics, Inc. will collaborate to test-pilot Tally at […]

Visa and Marqeta partner to drive further innovations in commercial and consumer payments

Visa Makes Strategic Investment in Marqeta to Support Key Growth Initiatives SAN FRANCISCO & OAKLAND, Calif., 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ —Visa (NYSE: V) and Marqeta, the open API payment card issuing platform, today (07/26/2017) announced a multi-year, global partnership to drive further innovations in commercial and consumer payments. Additionally, Visa has made a strategic investment in Marqeta […]

Stanley Black & Decker opens new Breakthrough Innovation center in Boston

BOSTON, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) today (July 24, 2017) announced the opening of a new Breakthrough Innovation center in Boston dedicated to advancing technological innovation in the company’s Stanley Security business. The Stanley Security Futures Innovation Factory is the company’s 11th Innovation Center globally and will initially employ approximately 20 people in Boston’s Seaport District. […]

JCPenney creates an easy and seamless customer shopping experience with the roll out of Apple Pay at stores nationwide

JCPenney creates an easy and seamless customer shopping experience with the roll out of Apple Pay at stores nationwide   JCPenney Credit Card and JCPenney Rewards Loyalty Program Among First to Seamlessly Integrate with Apple Pay PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its focus on creating an easy and seamless […]

Large Format Display Market 2017 Leading Growth Drivers, Emerging Audience, Segments, Industry Sales, Profits & ANALYSIS

PUNE, India, 2017-Jul-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The factors contributing to the growth of the large format display market are growing innovation in LED displays, increasing usage of these displays in various applications, introduction of 4K technology, power efficiency and low cost of displays. Also, factors such as availability of high definition large format […]

Stella McCartney announces new partnership with Bolt Threads on fashion eco innovation

New York, 2017-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stella McCartney continues the brand’s dedication to fashion eco innovation with the announcement of a new partnership with Bolt Threads, a Bay Area-based biotechnology company creating the next generation of advanced materials. This new collaboration will push boundaries in fabric innovation and usher in the next generation of […]

Staples announces robotic material handling solution for their fulfillment centers powered by Great Star

Cutting Edge Technology to be Used within Staples’ Network of Fulfillment Centers FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ – SPLS) announced today (Jul. 20, 2017) the development of a cutting edge, robotic material handling solution for their fulfillment centers powered by Great Star Industrial USA, LLC (“Great Star”). The technology combines separate solutions […]