OrderDynamics Announces OrderDynamics OMS Integration with Salesforce Commerce Cloud
OrderDynamics delivers order management capabilities to help Commerce Cloud customers achieve unified omnichannel fulfillment
NRF NAMES NEW CHAIRMAN
The National Retail Federation has elected Macy’s Executive Chairman Terry Lundgren as chairman of the NRF Board of Directors, as well as four new members.
Texas Humor Enhances M-Commerce Experience with Next-Gen Features
With its enhanced mobile app, the retailer has achieved deeper customer engagement through unique content capabilities resulting in higher conversion rates.
Cole Haan Increases its Omnichannel Capabilities With Advanced Order Management Solution
The OMS will support Cole Haan’s direct-to-consumer initiatives with robust omnichannel capabilities to integrate its digital and physical retail channels and support one complete view of customers, inventory and orders.
Pets at Home Deploys IBM Mobile App, Puts Real-Time Data in Associates’ Hands
IBM MobileFirst for iOS app combines the digital capabilities of the Pets at Home website with the personalized nature of in-store interactions to bolster the retail experience.
True Religion to Focus Online After Bankruptcy Filing
Denim retailer True Religion Apparel Inc. said it filed for bankruptcy protection and will work on growing its online business. The company also said that its owner, TowerBrook Capital Partners, a private equity firm, reached a proposed deal with lenders to erase True Religion’s debt by about $350 million. In court papers, a True Religion executive pinned the company's financial difficulties on the growth of "athleisure," a move away from denim to casual sports clothing outside of the gym, Reuters reported.
Tommy Hilfiger's New Chatbot Feature Engages Shoppers
Tommy Hilfiger is taking its chatbot into its video ads. Find out what this means for shoppers and the evolution of retail chatbots.
Fender's PIM Solution Benefits Consumers and Dealers
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation needed a product information solution to organize, centralize and manage its diverse content and product attributes. Find out how the world’s largest guitar manufacturer overcame this challenge.
Zebra Technologies’ Next-Generation Scanner Scale Expedites Checkout Lines
The MP7000 multi-plane imager and new DataCapture DNA software suite advances data capture experience for businesses and channel partners.
Walgreens Kills Deal to Acquire Rite Aid
Walgreens Boots Alliance decided to shift gears and announce it will not acquire Rite Aid in a troubled deal that has been languishing for nearly two years. Instead it will buy nearly half of Rite Aid's stores (2,186) making it the largest pharmacy chain in the country by store count just ahead of CVS. Today's news appears motivated by U.S. regulators raising anti-trust concerns about the original plan, which would have reduced the number of large, national pharmacy chains from three to two.
Forever 21 Revamps POS Across the Chain
The retailer has signed a multi-year deal that includes wall-to-wall maintenance and deployment services for its POS solution as well as peripherals and store technology. Read on to learn the details.
One-Click Integration with Walmart Marketplace
Cin7’s latest release enables sellers to place their products on Walmart.com alongside those being sold by Walmart and other marketplace sellers.
Dollar General Snags Subway CIO
Dollar General Corporation has appointed a new CIO to help enhance the retailer's digital presence. Find out more about the man who will be driving DG's omnichannel plan.
Experts Weigh In: Amazon Snatches Up Organic Grocer Whole Foods for $13.7 Billion
Amazon will acquire organic grocer Whole Foods Market in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $13.7 billion. Find out more.
Tony Bianco’s Shoes Now Available Globally
A globally-optimized e-commerce site is helping the retailer bring its shoes, handbags and accessories to shoppers around the world. Find out how.
ColourPop Doubles Down on Customer Centricity
Beauty company ColourPop has partnered with Qubit as part of the company’s new focus and investment in digital customer experience.
Nordstrom To Explore Buyout
Nordstrom, Inc. announced that members of the Nordstrom family are exploring ways to take the department store chain private. Company Co-Presidents Blake W. Nordstrom, Peter E. Nordstrom, and Erik B. Nordstrom, President of Stores James F. Nordstrom, Chairman Emeritus Bruce A. Nordstrom, and Anne E.
Weis Markets Upping its Merchandising Prowess
Weis Markets is deploying an integrated enterprise promotional planning, price optimization, modelling and forecasting system to better connect with shoppers and grow the bottom line.
ECRM Acquires Retail Technology Company RangeMe
Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM®) has acquired RangeMe, the online platform that streamlines new product discovery between suppliers and retailers.
Macy’s New Appointments
Macy’s adds an EVP, CTO and an executive vice president, product management and customer experience to manage user experiences for digital, store and omnichannel systems.
TUMI To Offer Endless Aisle and Flexible Fulfillment for Its On-the-Go Shoppers
Flexible order fulfillment is critical to TUMI customers – many of whom purchase in airport locations, necessitating fulfillment scenarios such as buy in-store and ship-to-home. Find out how the travel retailer is meeting this challenge head on.