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November 2017

Nov
21

Milano Diamond Gallery Selects Retail and POS Solution

Retail jewelry chain Milano Diamond Gallery is implementing a solution to achieve real-time visibility into daily operations across 40-plus stores in over a dozen countries.
Nov
20

Neiman Marcus Names New Chief Information Security Officer

Neiman Marcus has found a new vice president and chief information security officer (CISO). With more than 12 years of leadership experience, find out which information security executive has entered the role.
Nov
17

Amazon Go May Be Nearing Launch

Amazon’s cashierless store may be ready to go soon. Learn the details.
Nov
15

Forever 21 Has Been Hacked, Customer Data Stolen

Despite encryption and tokenization efforts, the apparel retailer fell victim to cyber thieves and its customers’ personal payment information was stolen. Learn the details of retail’s latest hacking.
Nov
14

DICK'S Sporting Goods Hires New CTO

DICK'S Sporting Goods new Chief Technology Officer hails from The Home Depot. Find out who snagged this top position.
Nov
10

Amazon Shops Popping Up in Whole Foods Market Stores

See what Amazon plans for the holidays inside Whole Foods Market stores.
Nov
08

Walmart Employs DIY Tool to Cut Research Spend

Walmart is moving to centralize its online research operations through a do-it-yourself online survey and reporting solution. Learn how the retailer plans to cut market research spend with this DIY tool.
Nov
02

REI Appoints New CIO

Who took the CIO helm Julie Averill left behind?

October 2017

Oct
31

Best Buy Aims to Lure Holiday Shoppers with New Fulfillment Options

Best Buy has launched free shipping, with no minimum purchase for the holidays. Learn the details of its latest fulfillment moves.
Oct
27

Amazon Launches Business Prime Shipping

Amazon Business has launched Business Prime Shipping, a paid annual membership program for registered multi-user business customers in the United States and Germany. In the United States, Business Prime Shipping offers unlimited FREE Two-Day Shipping on eligible items for all users on an Amazon Business account.  "Business Prime Shipping combines the wide selection of products available to Amazon Business customers, with the speed and convenience that customers have come to know and love from Amazon Prime," said Greg Greeley, VP of Amazon Prime.
Oct
25

Albertsons Adds Apple Pay Across the Chain

The multi-brand retailer is deploying Apple Pay at its namesake stores to accelerate the checkout process and meet shopper demand.
Oct
25

See How Amazon Key Works, the Ultimate In-Home Fulfillment

By Joe Skorupa What does it take for a retailer to go into a consumer's house and drop off a delivery? In a word, trust. Make that TRUST! Check out the video below to see how Amazon plans to do it with the launch of Amazon Key, which includes secure IoT control of smart locks and an Amazon Cloud Cam managed by a phone app.  Would I TRUST delivery personnel to enter my home for Amazon Prime deliveries? Nope. At least not on a regular basis, which would be required to justify the investment in smart locks and cloud cams. So, who is the target segment for Amazon Key?
Oct
19

Tommy Bahama Invests in Unified View Across its Retail Enterprise

Tommy Bahama is implementing a solution to support seamless, personalized experiences no matter how customers engage with the brand, online or at 160 retail locations and restaurants. Find out how the company will achieve this.
Oct
16

Everything But Water to Enhance Omnichannel Customer Experience

Swimwear retailer Everything But Water selected Manhattan Associates to deliver a software solution that creates a seamless omnichannel shopping experience. Learn the details.
Oct
10

Bpost Acquires Radial for $820M

Belgium postal operator bpost will acquire U.S.-based e-commerce service provider Radial for $820 million. Learn the details.
Oct
10

National Retail Federation and Ascential PLC Form Global Partnership

The National Retail Federation and Ascential PLC, parent company of the World Retail Congress, announced a global partnership.
Oct
09

Office Depot Pivots Toward Services Model with $1 Billion CompuCom Acquisition

The retailer introduced a new strategic direction as its traditional approach continues to falter. Learn the details of the new vision and strategic acquisition and why it believes business services is the key to its future.
Oct
03

EnsembleIQ Names New Brand Director of RIS News

EnsembleIQ announces Abby Lorden has been named VP group brand director of RIS News. In her new role, she will be responsible for RIS sales and editorial efforts, along with all of the brand’s products, services, and events. In addition, Lorden will continue to serve as brand director of Hospitality Technology.
Oct
03

Finish Line Appoints CIO of the Year to Board of Directors

Athletic retailer The Finish Line, Inc.'s Board of Directors appointed RIS News' CIO of the Year as a director of the company. Find out the details.
Oct
02

Whole Foods Market Suffers Breach

Whole Foods Market has suffered unauthorized access of payment card information at its taprooms and full table-service restaurants.
Oct
02

Toys“R”Us to Launch New Online Marketplace

Toys“R”Us is creating a new online marketplace, set to launch in 2018. Get the details.
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