Rila’s letter to U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation highlights the retail industry progress in preventing cyber attacks

RILA Submitted Comments Wednesday Ahead Of Senate Commerce, Science And Transportation Committee Hearing Arlington , VA, 2014-3-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a statement submitted today to the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) highlights the progress retailers have made collaborating within the retail industry as well as […]

Intershop to sponsor the Coffee Shop at this year’s Internet Retailing Expo at NEC Birmingham, 26-27 March

London, 2014-3-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop is once again sponsor of the Coffee Shop at this year’s Internet Retailing Expo, which takes place from 26-27 March at NEC Birmingham. As the UK’s leading B2B exhibition for online and multi-channel retailers, Internet Retailing Expo offers a platform for retail industry leaders to meet and discuss […]

The National Retail Federation: PIN-Based Credit Cards must be adopted to reduce risk for merchants and their customers

Technologies Available to Reduce Fraud WASHINGTON, 2014-3-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation told the Senate today that it’s time for an overhaul of the nation’s fraud-prone credit and debit card system, saying banks’ insistence on cards that use a signature instead of a Personal Identification Number puts merchants and their customers at risk. Indeed, […]

Tesco successfully trialed its recyclable plastic packaging to save more than million eggs from going to waste each year

Cheshunt, England, 2014-3-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Recyclable plastic packaging that will save more than a million eggs from going to waste each year has been successfully trialed by Tesco. At the moment Tesco’s free range eggs are sold in pulp cartons and if an egg breaks in transit it can seep through the box and […]

Carrefour and Clear Channel unveiled the first of its kind virtual fitting rooms in France

Paris, France, 2014-3-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first of its kind in France: from 19 to 25 March, Carrefour will be treating fashion fans to a completely new experience in partnership with Clear Channel. With “My Virtual Look by Tex”, which combines augmented reality and motion recognition, customers can say goodbye to the grind of […]

Wincor Nixdorf extends payment systems terminals with MEI Banknote recycling system

Wincor Nixdorf is further scaling the portfolio for Cash management in Retail Paderborn, Germany, 2014-3-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf has extended the payment systems terminals by the MEI Banknote recycling system (BNR). Through this Wincor Nixdorf is able to offer a more scalable solution which can easily be adapted to customer demands. “The decision […]

Intershop to showcase new innovations with Adobe at Adobe Summit 2014 on March 24th-28th in Salt Lake City

Intershop to demonstrate integration of leading B2B and B2C ecommerce platform with Adobe Experience Manager for Experience-Driven Commerce at Adobe Summit 2014 Recently inked collaboration signals continued growth and investments by Intershop San Francisco, 2014-3-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop, the largest independent technology vendor for omni-channel commerce solutions, today announced that it will showcase […]

LVMH group editorial platform NOWNESS unveiled unique “e-shoppable” video Entitled ‘Mine’ featuring iconic fashion Houses

Paris, France, 2014-3-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Watch. Enjoy. Everything can be yours. With more and more users turning to brand video as a source of inspirational content, NOWNESS, the independent editorial platform that is part of the LVMH group, unveiled a unique “e-shoppable” video, making a bold statement on the digital trend that is reinventing the […]

Russia: fraud prevention system IRIS 5 now protects QIWI’s 100,000 self-service kiosks and 15 million e-wallets

Leading Russian kiosk, e-wallet and prepaid card provider deployed full fraud prevention system in record five weeks Paderborn, Germany, 2014-3-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — IRIS Analytics and its sales partner Wincor Nixdorf support QIWI, a leading Russian multichannel provider of next generation payment services, with the full fraud prevention system IRIS 5 in its fight against […]

John Lewis partners with technology entrepreneur Stuart Marks for the launch of its first ever tech incubator ‘JLAB’

LONDON, 2014-3-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its 150 year celebrations, John Lewis is to launch its first ever technology incubator ‘JLAB’ later this year in a new partnership with technology entrepreneur Stuart Marks*. The purpose of JLAB is to identify and develop technology innovations that will provide the retailer with future strategic advantage […]

Apple to debut its CarPlay with leading auto manufacturers at Geneva International Motor Show

CarPlay Premieres with Leading Auto Manufacturers at the Geneva International Motor Show GENEVA, 2014-3-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple® today announced that leading auto manufacturers are rolling out CarPlay, the smarter, safer and more fun way to use iPhone® in the car. CarPlay gives iPhone users an incredibly intuitive way to make calls, use Maps, listen […]

National Retail Federation’s CEO Matthew Shay comments on JPMorgan Chase & Co’s PIN and Chip credit cards announcement

WASHINGTON, DC, 2014-2-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay in response to the announcement by JPMorgan Chase & Co. that the bank will issue its Europay MasterCard Visa credit cards as PIN and Chip cards. The bank has previously issued the cards only as […]

Geek Squad, Best Buy to help more than 300 people bridge the digital literacy gap with EveryoneOn seminars this year

WASHINGTON, DC, 2014-2-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ricky Hester is a licensed electrician who knows full well the role computers will play as the 44-year-old advances further in his career. “That’s what this era we are living in is all about – computers,” he said. “When I went through the apprenticeship for engineering, it took five […]

RILA to partner with National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) to enhance cybersecurity information sharing

RILA Announces Partnership With The National Cyber-Forensics And Training Alliance Arlington, VA, 2014-2-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) today announced a partnership with the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) to enhance cybersecurity information sharing and expand retailers’ proactive and vigilant approach to cyber threats to protect consumers against criminals. Partnering […]

Austria’s retailer Leder & Schuh AG won the Retail Technology Award Europe 2014 with Wincor Nixdorf as IT solution partner

Retail Technology Award Europe 2014 Paderborn, Germany, 2014-2-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shoes and customers’ feet are now measured electronically to ensure a perfect fit, an exceptional shoe-buying experience and, last but not least, a reduction in returns to online shops. Austria’s retailer Leder & Schuh AG took the coveted Retail Technology Award Europe 2014 for […]

Wincor Nixdorf presents its new tablet-based BEETLE mobile POS solution at EuroShop

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-2-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf is presenting its new tablet-based BEETLE mobile POS solution at EuroShop. The solution is designed to meet the requirements of international retail companies that wish to offer their customers a more attractive shopping experience with mobile POS functionalities. In addition, Wincor Nixdorf will present its new B2B […]

Wincor Nixdorf prepares the next release of its store software for May 2014

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-2-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Modern retail software needs to integrate the online and offline worlds and meet all the requirements of functionality, architecture and international orientation in multi-channel sales. This is because, for example, today’s consumers gather information online but make their purchases in stores – or vice versa. And in the process, […]

Netherland’s department store chain de Bijenkorf implemented Intershop’s commerce platform to power its web shop

Jena, Germany, 2014-2-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Netherland’s premium department store chain, de Bijenkorf, has implemented Intershop’s commerce platform to power its web shop, The Intershop 7 solution replaces an existing e-commerce engine and was selected for its scalability, robustness and future-proof architecture. The de Bijenkorf web shop is designed to be an online […]

Philippines: SM Cinema unveiled Director’s Club Cinema and IMAX Theatre in the newest expansion of SM Megamall in Ortigas – the Mega Fashion Hall

Manila, Philippines, 2014-2-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Cinema, the largest cinema exhibitor in the country to date, unveiled a Director’s Club Cinema and an IMAX Theatre in the newest expansion of SM Megamall in Ortigas—the Mega Fashion Hall—last January 26, 2014. The Mega Fashion Hall—a high-end wing which will house trendy, global brands from food […]

Best Buy and Geek Squad Share Digital Learning at Digital Learning Day in Washington D.C.

Washington, DC, US, 2014-2-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — The intersection of educational and entertaining was struck perfectly with the interactive Stencyl videogame program Wednesday in Washington D.C., said Geek Squad Agent Tavis Sellers. The hundreds of teachers and policymakers at the expo couldn’t help but gravitate toward the Best Buy and Geek Squad booth at Digital Learning Day at […]

BRC-Google online retail monitor Q4 2013: serious increase in searches for UK retailers from key export markets

London, UK, 2014-2-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Double and triple digit rises in searches for UK retailers from key export markets. Helen Dickinson, Director General, British Retail Consortium, said: “The UK is the world’s second biggest online retail exporter, beaten only by the USA. These new BRC-Google figures show UK retailers are investing heavily in international […]

GCH Retail (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd launched e-debit transaction service at all 128 stores nationwide

Shah Alam, Malaysia, 2014-2-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — GCH Retail (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, which operates the Giant hypermarket chain, yesterday launched e-debit transaction service at all 128 stores nationwide to provide the convenience of cashless transactions to Malaysian shoppers, said its marketing director Ruben Brusch. It is the first hypermarket chain in Malaysia to offer customers […]

Target CFO and Executive VP John Mulligan: Time for chip-enabled smartcards

Minneapolis, MN, US, 2014-2-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — The data breach that struck our company spotlighted the sophistication of criminal hacker networks operating across the globe. We know the attack created significant concerns for millions of customers. We will learn from this incident and we will work to make Target, and the wider business community, more […]

Target accelerates smart card technology implementation to dramatically reduce the threat of credit and debit card fraud

Minneapolis, MN, US, 2014-2-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target Chief Financial Officer John Mulligan, in testimony before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary in Washington, D.C., announced today that the company will be accelerating its implementation of smart card technology designed to dramatically reduce the threat of credit and debit card fraud among guests shopping in […]

Apple posted record revenue of $57.6 billion for its fiscal 2014 1st quarter ended December 28, 2013

Cupertino, CA, US, 2014-1-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple® today (January 27, 2014) announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 first quarter ended December 28, 2013. The Company posted record quarterly revenue of $57.6 billion and quarterly net profit of $13.1 billion, or $14.50 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $54.5 billion and net […]

Wincor World 2014 in numbers: 7,000 visitors from 90 countries, 47 exhibitors, 500 exhibits and 50 specialist presentations

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-1-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 7,000 visitors from 90 countries took the opportunity to find out about the latest IT solutions and service offerings from Wincor Nixdorf and 46 well-known partner exhibitors at “Wincor World 2014” – through more than 500 exhibits and in 50 specialist presentations. The event, which spanned three […]

Apple® announced iBooks® Textbooks and iTunes U® Course Manager are expanding worldwide

iBooks Textbooks & iTunes U Course Manager Now Available in Over 50 Countries Cupertino, CA, US, 2014-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple® today announced iBooks® Textbooks and iTunes U® Course Manager are expanding into new markets across Asia, Latin America, Europe and elsewhere around the world. iBooks Textbooks bring Multi-Touch™ textbooks with dynamic, current and interactive […]