Current Headlines

  1. Billabong Selects NetSuite To Transform Customer Experience Globally
    5/5/2015

    NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced that Billabong International Ltd (ASX: BBG) has selected NetSuite SuiteCommerce to help transform customer interaction with its brands through the implementation of a new global omnichannel platform.

  2. Macy’s Off-Price Business To Debut With Four Stores
    5/5/2015

    Macy’s, Inc. recently announced that the first four pilot stores in Macy’s new off-price business, one of the company’s key growth initiatives, will open in fall 2015 in metro New York City.

  3. Kroger Acquires Most Of Customer Science Firm
    5/5/2015

    The Cincinnati-based grocery retailer, Kroger, has a new relationship with UK-based analytics company dunnhumby Ltd and the two have entered into a new joint venture known as 84.51°.

  4. Honeywell And Microsoft Collaborate To Strengthen User Experience For Enterprise-Grade Mobile Devices
    5/5/2015

    Honeywell has joined with Microsoft Corp. to deliver the Windows Embedded 8.1 Handheld platform to Honeywell’s latest mobile solution, the Dolphin 75e mobile computer. By taking advantage of this latest operating system, enterprise companies in manufacturing, retail, and transport and logistics can enhance security, improve the user experience and streamline mobile device management.

  5. Checkpoint Systems Enables Retailers To Obtain Critical Data And Analytic Intelligence With S3i RTLS Wireless In-Store Network
    5/5/2015

    Checkpoint Systems, Inc., a leading global supplier of merchandise availability solutions for the retail industry, recently announced the launch of S3i, a scalable RTLS (real time location system) wireless in-store network that works with enhanced Alpha High Theft Solutions’ alarmed devices to obtain critical data and analytic intelligence, increasing sales, improving on-shelf availability and reducing shrink on high-value merchandise.

  6. Business Solutions Retail IT VAR Of The Future Conference Sells Out Platinum Sponsorships
    5/4/2015

    The Retail IT VAR Of The Future conference on May 12-13 at Bally’s Las Vegas has sold out Platinum sponsorships for 2015. Platinum sponsors BlueStar, Mercury, ScanSource, and Worldpay will showcase their products and services on the show floor, and will also have a representative on the Retail IT Executive Insight Panel on Wednesday, May 13 from 9:00-10:00AM.

  7. Shoppers To Shower An Estimated $21.2 Billion In Gifts On Mothers This Year
    5/4/2015

    The NRF estimates show flowers and food still lead holiday spending.

  8. New Study Shows Mobile Wallet Users Interested In Apple Pay
    5/4/2015

    Apple Pay will outperform PayPal in mobile payments, despite some security concerns.

  9. Scotts-MiracleGro Partners With Meijer To Open New In-Store Garden Centers In The Midwest
    5/4/2015

    As part of a pilot program, retailer Meijer has announced it is partnering with Marysville, Ohio-based Scotts-MiracleGro to open 27 garden centers in existing Meijer stores across the Midwest, including 11 in Michigan.

  10. Best Buy Adopts Apple Pay
    5/4/2015

    Apple has won another retailer over toward their payment system Apple Pay, even as CurrentC is still in the works. Tim Cook announced via a conference call that Best Buy would be accepting the payment option in both stores and on their mobile app, before the end of 2015. As best Buy is a member of the consortium MCX, the Merchant Custom Exchange, this is a big win, as MCX offers an Apple Pay alternative known as CurrentC.

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