Who Wants to Work Outside?
Outdoor retailer L.L.Bean will launch a public outdoor coworking space in New York City's Madison Square Park on June 21st. Get the details on how you can use the space.
Total Wine & More Finds a New Way to Connect its In-Store Associates
Walkie Talkies are soo 80's. Total Wine & More has found a new way to keep its employees connected to vital systems and each other, while still serving the customer.
June 19 is Path to Purchase Day
The Path to Purchase Institute is running a promotion on June 19 called Path to Purchase Day, where, for one day only, the members-only database is opening up p2pi.org to all non-members.
Domino's Replaces Group CIO
Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Limited has appointed a former Suncorp executive to the role of group CIO across the company’s seven markets, replacing Wayne McMahon.
rue21 to Build Out Unified Commerce and Analytics Capabilities
The apparel retailer's new unified commerce and data analytics initiatives will provide rue21 with a customer-centric view of its business that will allow it to better serve shoppers. Learn the details.
Macy’s Appoints Former Home Depot Exec its New Chief Technology Officer
At The Home Depot, he was responsible for leading the retailer's digital and omnichannel platforms growth. Learn more about Macy's new Chief Technology Officer.
Curbside Acquired by Rakuten
Curbside’s solution streamlines order fulfillment and enables merchants to scale their order ahead programs and deliver products seamlessly to customers.
Nirvana XP Certifies 3 Epson Printers For Its Tablet-Based Restaurant Mobile App Platform
The partnership enables consumers to more easily place orders and provide feedback from mobile device. Learn the details.
McDonald's to Add Self-Order Digital Kiosks to 8,000 Stores in 2 Years
McDonald's will roll out self-order kiosks to 1,000 stores each quarter for the next two years as the company adds what it calls "Experience of the Future" elements to the store.
Sephora to Host Immersive Retail Experience
Beauty retailer Sephora's 20th birthday celebration will immerse shoppers in physical and digital experiences, but shoppers' will need a ticket. Learn the details.
SAP Announces New Solutions
SAP SE has introduced a new suite of applications to help businesses serve and retain customers. SAP also announced a comprehensive data management solution that enables companies to turn data sprawl into business value. Learn the details.
Hudson's Bay Company Appoints Chief Technology and Digital Operations Officer
With the appointment of this CVS Health CIO, HBC realigns its digital operations under one leader. Learn the details of the shakeup here.
Adobe to Acquire Magento Commerce
The acquisition brings the commerce platform to Adobe Experience Cloud. Learn the details.
illy Accelerates Subscription Coffee Program
The program offers a high-end espresso machine with opt-in to 18-month coffee supply driving satisfaction and spend over first year of implementation.
JCPenney CEO Jumps Ship for Lowe’s
If JCPenney is going to complete its business turnaround, it will be done under new leadership. Lowe’s announced that JCP CEO Marvin Ellison will be joining the home improvement retailer as their next CEO starting in July. Read on to learn the details.
Albertsons Plans to Pilot Amazon-Go Style Tech, Adds Chief Data and Analytics Officer
Albertsons Companies is reportedly planning a pilot of an Amazon-Go style technology. What's more, it's created a new chief data and analytics role and the new hire hails from Kohl's and Netflix. Learn who has nabbed the new position and what products the pilot will focus on.
Digital Analytic Assistant CINDE Expands Skills
Digital analytic assistant CINDE now answers questions and gives insights about grocery and hard goods retail promotion impact and makes recommendations for future optimization. Read on for more info and an informative video.
Target Launches Augmented Reality to Boost Beauty Sales
Target is moving to combat shopper hesitation of buying beauty products online. The retailer just rolled out an augmented reality experience and chat services for beauty products. Learn the details of Target's innovative new shopper experience.
Kroger and Ocado in Major Automation Deal
An exclusive partnership between Kroger and leading U.K. online grocer Ocado could result in the development of up to 20 automated warehouses over the next three years. Learn the details.
Target's Next-Day Delivery Service Goes Coast to Coast
Thanks to in-store fulfillment, Target has rolled out its next-day delivery service nationwide. Learn the details of the new offering.
Macy’s Changes its Loyalty Program
Macy’s has opened its Star Rewards program to all customers and added new benefits. Learn the details on the department store's loyalty program.
Helzberg Diamonds Empowers Associates to Create Seamless Experiences with Oracle Retail
Helzberg Diamonds' holistic infrastructure upgrade provides store associates with new tools and insights to create meaningful customer experiences and improve store operations.
Aptos Offers Amazon Pay
Aptos is one of the first retail solution providers to go live with Amazon Pay Multi-Currency, empowering retailers to grow e-commerce sales globally. Learn the details.
Amazon Introduces First-Ever Small Business Impact Report
More than 20,000 small and medium-sized businesses worldwide surpassed $1M in sales on Amazon in 2017. Learn this and other findings from the report here.
How Rue21 Uses Predictive Analytics to Make Buying Decisions
Find out how fashion retailer rue21 is investing in technology to make better buying and pricing decisions as part of its strategy to become closer to customers and differentiate its assortment.