NCR Corporation introduces its NCR SelfServ™ 80 Series to banks and financial institutions in Turkey

Duluth, Ga. / Istanbul, Turkey, 2017-Jun-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (May 31, 2017) introduced its NCR SelfServ™ 80 Series to banks and financial institutions in Turkey. According to Retail Banking Research, NCR is the leading ATM manufacturer in Turkey with a 56 percent market […]

Tesco and Dixons Carphone partner to open two Currys PC World concessions within Tesco stores this summer

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Jun-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco and Dixons Carphone have announced a new partnership which will see two Currys PC World concessions opening within Tesco Extra stores this summer. The first store is scheduled to open in July at Tesco’s Milton Keynes Extra store, followed by a second concession at […]

First Data becomes the inaugural partner for Rhode Island’s smart government innovation center

Center will develop research tools for state and local governments, leveraging advanced analytics and big data NEW YORK, 2017-Jun-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, today (MAY 31, 2017) announced the company will partner with the state of Rhode Island to serve as a founding member of a […]

NCR becomes technology partner for BOKA Restaurant Group

Reliability of NCR’s solutions make them the obvious choice for BOKA Restaurant Group DULUTH, Ga., 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — When two restaurant industry connoisseurs came together to open their own restaurant in Chicago, they knew they needed a reliable technology partner to get them off the ground. NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global […]

Eazy Financial Services to introduce Bahrain’s first Biometric Payment Network powered by NCR

Eazy Financial Services to introduce Bahrain’s first Biometric Payment Network powered by NCR   NCR’s Authentic will provide Eazy with a secure, scalable and innovative software platform rich in functionality MANAMA, Bahrain, 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Eazy Financial Services B.S.C., a Bahraini financial technology company focusing on providing innovative technology solutions to financial […]

First Data to acquire all outstanding shares of common stock of CardConnect for $15.00 per share in cash

CardConnect’s innovative partner management tools help improve merchant retention Capabilities accelerate First Data’s firm-wide ISV initiative Brings First Data immediate capabilities in ERP-integrated payment solutions All CardConnect tools and capabilities will be made available through First Data’s JVs, acquiring partnerships, and other distribution channels Transaction is modestly accretive to adjusted EPS before expected synergies Modest […]

Staples, Inc. announces the appointment of Michelle Bottomley as Chief Marketing Officer

Staples, Inc. announces the appointment of Michelle Bottomley as Chief Marketing Officer   FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-May-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today (May 25, 2017) announced that Michelle Bottomley has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). In this role, Bottomley will be responsible for marketing across Staples, helping to promote the company’s […]

Newegg Seller Day to be held on June 15, London

Newegg to Host Day-long Event for European E-commerce Companies Interested in Selling Cross-border into North America and Beyond Los Angeles, CA, 2017-May-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the leading tech-focused e-retailer in North America and a growing force in global e-commerce, today unveiled details of its forthcoming Newegg Seller Day (June 15 from 10 am […]

$350,000 funding for the inaugural class of LS&Co. Collaboratory fellowship program to accelerate innovation in sustainable apparel

Funding part of global fellowship program to accelerate innovation in sustainable apparel SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) today (May 24, 2017)  announced it is granting more than $350,000 to the inaugural class of LS&Co. Collaboratory fellows who are working to create a more sustainable apparel industry. The funding […]

Leading Swiss bank PostFinance AG to install 820 Diebold Nixdorf ATMs and cash recycling systems

NORTH CANTON, Ohio and PADERBORN, Germany, 2017-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — PostFinance AG, a leading Swiss bank, is upgrading its self-service network with new technology, monitoring software and services from Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD). The new systems will be equipped with barcode and near field communication (NFC) readers that will enable contactless transactions using […]

Euro Automatic Cash upgrades its ATM network with state-of-the-art ATMs from NCR Corporation

Euro Automatic Cash upgrades its ATM network with more than 1,300 NCR ATMs Madrid, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Euro Automatic Cash, a joint venture in which Banco Popular Español has a 50 percent share, is transforming its ATM network to reflect its new corporate branding and image with state-of-the-art ATMs from NCR Corporation […]

NCR launches new version of its proven specialty retail management software, NCR Counterpoint

Omni-channel solution leader launches new version of its proven, all-in-one retail software Duluth, Ga., 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (May 22, 2017) announced a new version of its proven Counterpoint specialty retail management software. NCR Counterpoint is specifically targeted for mid-sized specialty retailers in […]

BRP report: Retailers plan to use Innovative Technologies to Improve Customer Service

BRP report: Retailers plan to use Innovative Technologies to Improve Customer Service   According to the 2017 Customer Experience/Unified Commerce Survey, Savvy Retailers are Planning to use Innovative Technologies to Improve Customer Service Boston, MA, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to a new report from BRP, 55% of retailers are focused on optimizing […]

Hollister Co. and AwesomenessTV launch one-of-a kind series and an integrated campaign aimed at inspiring the Gen Z audience

“This Is Summer” Premieres Saturday, May 20th on AwesomenessTV’s YouTube Channel New Albany, OH, 2017-May-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hollister Co. (NYSE: ANF), the global retail brand celebrating the spirit of endless summer, announced the launch of their exciting and innovative partnership with AwesomenessTV. Together, the retailer and entertainment company are creating a bold one-of-a […]

Alibaba, Ant Financial, and TDAP partner to support growth of SMEs in Pakistan through e-commerce

Hangzhou, China, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA), the world’s largest online and mobile commerce company, has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) during Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to the Alibaba Headquarters in Hangzhou, China. Alibaba Group’s Executive […]

NCR to showcase its latest restaurant technology innovation at the National Restaurant Association show in Chicago

Global technology company to demonstrate solutions that help restaurants transform their operations and build connected experiences DULUTH, Ga., 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) will focus on ‘the connected experience’, for restaurants of all types and sizes at the upcoming National Restaurant Association (NRA) show in Chicago where the company will showcase […]

SPAR Norway expands its e-commerce network with the launch of EUROSPAR Hunstad in Bodø online store

NORWAY, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since last year, SPAR Norway has been increasing its focus on online retail to alleviate the challenge of large distances between stores and drive business to independent retailers across the country. The SPAR Partner has created a simple and intuitive online system and has invested in the best technologies […]

Amazon adds all-new Fire 7 Kids Edition and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition to its Fire tablet lineup

Amazon adds all-new Fire 7 Kids Edition and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition to its Fire tablet lineup   All-New Fire 7 Kids Edition includes Fire 7 tablet with 16 GB of storage and 8 hours battery life, a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, a kid-proof case, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee—still only $99.99 Introducing […]

Intershop client Alko wins 2017 ‘IT Project of the Year’ award from Management Events 600 Minutes Executive

Finnish state owned drinks retailing company wins 2017 ‘IT Project of the Year’ from Management Events 600 Minutes Executive B2B and B2C omni-channel commerce featuring more than 5,000 items Jena, Germany, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Finnish state owned monopoly for the retailing of alcoholic drinks, Alko has won the 2017 ‘IT Project of […]

ScanSource and Intelisys executives named to 2017 CRN® Women of the Channel list

Greenville, SC, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — ScanSource Communications, a leading global provider of communications products and a sales unit of ScanSource, Inc., and Intelisys Inc., a ScanSource company and the nation’s leading Technology Services Distributor, announced today (May 16, 2017) that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named five leaders to […]

Tesco’s adds Spoon Guru’s innovative online technology and expertise in nutrition into its online shopping platform

CHESHUNT, England, 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco today (May 15, 2017) has announced a partnership with Spoon Guru to help its customers with specific diets and tastes quickly and easily find food suitable when shopping online. It marks the latest step in Tesco’s efforts to make healthier choices a little easier for customers, colleagues and […]

Tennessee’s finest Creole cooking restaurant Blue Orleans implements the latest version NCR Aloha POS

Long-lasting client calls on NCR to boost restaurant operations after challenges faced implementing another system DULUTH, Ga., 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — When Tennessee’s finest Creole cooking restaurant, Blue Orleans, was recently faced with massive productivity delays caused by their new point of sale (POS) system, the owners turned to NCR (NYSE: NCR), a […]

NCR integrates Console Advanced Reporting with its Aloha platform giving restaurants comprehensive reporting at their fingertips

Console Advanced Reporting solution improves restaurant operations with easy-to-use management tools in one time-saving dashboard DULUTH, Ga., 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (May 15, 2017) announced the integration of its cloud-based back office product, NCR Console Advanced Reporting, with its NCR Aloha platform. This […]

Carrefour to host “Tech2Grow” on 19, 20 & 21 May in Paris

Carrefour to host “Tech2Grow” on 19, 20 & 21 May in Paris   Paris, 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the second edition of the event – at the IO Factory in the capital’s 13th arrondissement – start-ups, developers, data scientists, designers and other innovative people will be asked to focus on digital pathways […]

Lowe’s Christiansburg, Va. store pilots lightweight wearable robotic suit to support employees

Lowe’s Christiansburg, Va. store pilots lightweight wearable robotic suit to support employees   MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s and Virginia Tech have joined forces to develop an exosuit—a wearable robotic suit with lift-assist technology— for Lowe’s store employees. Currently in pilot at Lowe’s Christiansburg, Va. store, the lightweight exosuit is designed to […]

Nieuwste virtual en augmented reality-technieken in nieuwe spaaractie van Albert Heijn

Nieuwste virtual en augmented reality-technieken in nieuwe spaaractie van Albert Heijn   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn en André Kuipers starten een landelijke spaaractie waarin kinderen spelenderwijs kennismaken met het thema ‘ruimtevaart’, met behulp van de nieuwste VR/AR-technieken. In de spaaractie stappen kinderen samen met ruimtevaarder André Kuipers virtueel de ruimte […]

Amazon announces 16 finalists in its third-annual Amazon Robotics Challenge

This year’s finalists span industry, start-up and academic groups from Australia, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, the Republic of Singapore, Spain, Taiwan and the United States The Amazon Robotics Challenge will award up to $250,000 in prizes and encourages idea sharing and innovation within the robotics and automation community SEATTLE, 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail […]

Carrefour Poland sets up a retail technological incubator

Poland, 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is the first retail chain in Poland to set up a retail technological incubator. This project will enable Carrefour to research and implement relevant innovations for the entire retail sector, while supporting the development of Polish entrepreneurship and young Polish talent. Carrefour Poland will place 652 square […]

Staples, Inc. announces the appointment of Brett Wahlin as Chief Information Security Officer

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today (05.08.17) announced Brett Wahlin has been appointed to the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). In this new role, Wahlin will be responsible for global enterprise-wide information, product and data security. He will report to Chief Technology Officer Faisal Masud, who […]

ScanSource reports of 2% net sales increase during 3Q FY2017 compared to the prior year quarter

Greenville, SC, 2017-May-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, today ( May 09, 2017) announced financial results for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2017, which ended March 31, 2017. “We are pleased to report both net sales and EPS within our forecast […]