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April 2018

Apr
17

Nike Doubles Down On Personalization With Its Second Acquisition In a Month

Less than a month after its purchase of consumer data and analytics firm Zodiac, Nike has acquired Israeli computer vision firm Invertex. Learn what 3D and artificial intelligence technology the startup will bring to Nike as it moves to strengthen its digital technology platforms.
Apr
16

Champion Breaks Into Brick-And-Mortar With Los Angeles Opening

Champion Athleticwear, which has been making athletic apparel since 1919, has decided now is the time to enter the brick-and-mortar environment. Explore how its first U.S. store focuses on personalization and localization.
Apr
16

Domino's Latest Twist On Delivery Convenience

Now shoppers can get a pizza delivered to the beach. Learn the details of how Domino's is redefining delivery convenience.
Apr
09

The Cyber Security Plan That's Awarding Hackers

Shopify launched its initial bug bounty program in April 2013. Now the company has paid $850,000-plus to white hat hackers in three years. Learn the details.
Apr
09

Walmart Going All-In on Its Pickup Tower Concept

The retailer’s limited in-store pickup tower deployment was a rousing success, spurring rapid expansion across the chain. Find out Walmart’s plan to scale the technology and the new features it is adding to further enhance the experience.
Apr
09

Best Buy and Sears Caught Up in Same Data Breach

The latest data breach impacts retailers Best Buy and Sears. Learn the details.
Apr
04

Data Breach Strikes Panera Bread

KrebsOnSecurity reports Panera Bread has leaked millions of online customer records, while a company statement says "fewer than 10,000 consumers have been potentially affected." Learn the details of the latest unfolding breach.
Apr
04

Oracle Introduces a Scalable Loyalty Platform in the Cloud

Oracle Loyalty Cloud delivers highly personalized experiences to improve customer loyalty, advocacy and value. Learn the details.
Apr
02

Domino's Creates Mobile Game for Customer Engagement

Domino's Pizza rolls out a mobile game, which is also a new way for its loyalty members to earn points toward free pizza. Uncover the latest way this tech-savvy food retailer is engaging customers.

March 2018

Mar
26

Tesco Veteran to Head E-Commerce for Walmart’s Jet.com

Simon Belsham was named president of Walmart’s Jet.com e-commerce business. Learn the details of the Tesco exec who will join Walmart’s U.S. e-commerce leadership team.
Mar
26

The Home Depot Embraces Shoppable Social

The do-it-yourself retailer continues to grow its social commerce prowess, adding more than 100,000 products to its shoppable feed.
Mar
26

Britain's JD Sports to Enter U.S with $558 Million Finish Line Buy

Britain's JD Sports Fashion has agreed to buy U.S. sports apparel retailer The Finish Line for $558 million in cash, a move that will thrust the retailer into the U.S. sports market and give it an edge against its U.K. rival. Learn the details.
Mar
21

Fractal Analytics Named Title Sponsor of RCAS 2018

The global leader in artificial intelligence and analytics will present case studies from the industry’s largest brands, highlighting how cutting-edge analytic technology can drive positive results in sales, reduced costs and beyond.
Mar
21

A New Way to Empower Retailers with Customer Feedback

Now available through the Poynt Apps Marketplace, TruRating gives retailers the potential to generate instant customer feedback at the point of sale. Learn the details.
Mar
20

Shopify Enables Frictionless Checkout with Google Pay

The commerce platform now offers Google Pay to its merchants to reduce friction at checkout for consumers.
Mar
20

Overstock Adds Augmented Reality to Android App Using Google’s New Tech

Overstock.com has added augmented reality (AR) within its shopping app for Android, updated to feature Google's ARCore technology. Learn the details of the next-gen shopping experience.
Mar
16

Macy's Widely Expanding Mobile Checkout

Macy's plans to expand mobile checkout to most of its retail stores in 2018. "In 2017, we put a strong focus on improving customer experience through new service and delivery models, an expansion of Buy Online Pickup in Store, enhancements to our mobile experience and the use of AI to improve customer service," said CEO Jeffrey Gennette.
Mar
15

Toys R US to Close All US Stores

Iconic toy chain Toys “R” Us, Inc. is closing its doors. Learn the details and here what the CEO had to say.
Mar
14

Nikki Baird Leaves RSR, Joins Aptos

The respected retail analysts is now vice president, retail innovation at Aptos. Read on to learn how Baird plans to help retailers identify the next-gen technology investments that will propel their businesses forward.
Mar
12

NRF Names President of NRF Foundation

The National Retail Federation has named a new president of the NRF Foundation. Learn who was appointed.
Mar
08

How Sephora Powers Digital Shopping Experiences in Europe

Multi-site, multi-language and multicurrency e-commerce capabilities will enable Sephora to quickly expand into new countries. Learn the details.
Mar
06

Zara Turns to Robots to Speed Online Order Pick-Up

Zara is turning to robots to automate its click and collect process and has opened a pop-up shop for collecting online orders. Learn the details of the next-gen tech this fashion retailer has in the works.
Mar
05

Best Buy Closing All 250 of Its Mall Locations

In the latest exodus from the mall, Best Buy announced it is closing all of its smaller format, mall-based stores. Learn the details of the announcement and its impact on the company and its employees.
Mar
02

Chico's Offers 2-Day Shipping

ShopRunner members can now get free two-day shipping. Learn the details.
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