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, […]

Springboard Retail and BigCommerce to provide a robust end-to-end omni-channel system for high volume brands and retailers

Leading Cloud retail management platform and ecommerce platform providers join forces to enable brands and retailers to offer a seamless omni-channel experience to their customers across the retail enterprise. Boston, MA, 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Springboard Retail, the leading cloud POS and retail management platform helping retailers drive sales and margins, and BigCommerce, […]

NCR announces integration with MONKEY™ the leading cloud-based software platform for takeout, delivery and catering service channels

NCR cloud-based infrastructure and APIs enable strategic integration of NCR Aloha point-of-sale and loyalty applications with MONKEY™ cloud based off-premise platform Duluth, 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, has announced a strategic integration with MONKEY™, the leading cloud-based software platform created by MonkeyMedia Software for […]

Morrisons launches “voice skill” using Amazon’s Alexa

Bradford, UK, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers can now order from Morrisons.com without lifting a finger using Amazon’s Alexa. Morrisons online shoppers will now be order their weekly shop from Morrisons.com using only their voice. Customers will be able to ask Alexa to add milk, bread or any other item to their Morrisons.com […]

Israel’s Supermarket chain Bitan Wines Group to install NCR FastLane SelfServ™ Checkouts

Supermarket chain will be the first in Israel to offer cash payments and returns at self-checkouts Duluth, Ga., 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bitan Wines Group, owner of Mega Ba’Ir and Shuk Mehadrin, and one of the largest and leading supermarket chains in Israel, has begun preparations for installing NCR FastLane SelfServ™ Checkouts. NCR, […]

SPAR Hungary introduces its 30-day lifestyle change mobile app

Hungary, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Hungary recently introduced its 30-day lifestyle change mobile app, helping those who wish to take steps to improve their health. The app users are given access to dietary plans developed by nutritional experts, training programmes, and other useful tips to help them reach their goals. The SPAR Lifestyle […]

Visa launches Visa Global Transit Solutions; creating a more convenient experience for mass transit commuters worldwide

Visa launches Visa Global Transit Solutions; creating a more convenient experience for mass transit commuters worldwide   Visa introduces innovative worldwide program to accelerate seamless, friction-free commuting with contactless payments The new Visa Ready for Transit program incorporates new standards that will simplify the certification of payment solutions for operators and transit solution providers A […]

Amazon devices now available at over 100 Whole Foods Market stores

Customers can now try and buy the latest Amazon devices at select Whole Foods Market locations AUSTIN, Texas and SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN) – As the gift-giving season approaches, Whole Foods Market and Amazon today announced that customers can now shop for Amazon devices such as the all-new Amazon Echo, Echo […]

NCR in collaboration with Samsung launches NCR Silver Quantum™ an all-in-one POS commerce station

NCR Silver Quantum™ offers businesses a sleek payment, marketing and management solution that’s built for the future DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation, in collaboration with Samsung Electronics America, Inc., today (November 8, 2017) launched NCR Silver Quantum™, an all-in-one point-of-sale (POS) commerce station featuring an integrated payment device with mobile wallet acceptance capability, […]