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November 1 is the official start of the holiday shopping season on Amazon, as the company kicks off Black Friday early with its Countdown to Black Friday Deals Week event. This holiday Amazon customers will find more than 15,000 Lightning Deals, including brand new early access deals for Prime members.
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10/30/2014
Inmar, a company that operates intelligent commerce networks, today announced that its product recall management experts will team up with GS1 US and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) to facilitate "Efficient and Effective Product Recall Management," a course for manufacturers and their retail trading partners.
Inmar -
10/30/2014
Food Marketing Institute (FMI), the leader in fresh food insights representing the nation’s food retailers, and Technomic, the leading research and consulting firm in the foodservice industry, announce the formation of a strategic business alliance to offer food retailers concrete information on the growth opportunities for the fresh prepared food area of retail stores.
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10/30/2014
ReposiTrak, the leading provider of Compliance Management and Track & Trace solutions for food safety exclusively endorsed by FMI and ROFDA, is now being used by Red Diamond, Inc., a family-owned coffee, tea and foodservice company providing high quality products to fine hotels, restaurants, offices, institutions and homes across the United States.
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10/30/2014
Brickstream, the in-store analytics market leader, announced today that it has acquired the fast-growing location analytics company NOMi.
Brickstream -
10/30/2014
Digital Retail Apps recently announced the availability of its SelfPay mobile shopper app with Apple Pay integration.
Digital Retail Apps -
10/30/2014
Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) announced that The Talbots, Inc. has signed an agreement to license APT's software, including its Test & Learn and Market Basket Analyzer platforms.
APT -
10/30/2014
ReposiTrak, the leading provider of Compliance Management and Track & Trace solutions for food safety exclusively endorsed by FMI and ROFDA, is now being used by Red Diamond, Inc., a family-owned coffee, tea and foodservice company providing high quality products to fine hotels, restaurants, offices, institutions and homes across the United States.
ReposiTrak -
10/29/2014
McDonald’s customers in the United States now have another way to pay for their orders, thanks to a new collaboration with Softcard. Customers will now be able to tap and pay both in-restaurant and in the drive-thru lane at all US McDonald’s locations, marking the largest deployment of NFC-based mobile commerce in drive-thru.
Softcard -
10/28/2014
Ugam, a global leader in managed analytics, announced that LG Electronics USA has selected Ugam’s Brand Intelligence solution to help manage its brand reputation and channel relationships in the highly competitive U.S. consumer electronics industry. Ugam’s technology and services will support LG’s commitment to deliver a superior customer experience by enforcing compliance with its pricing policy.
Ugam -
10/28/2014
Optimism about the economy is kindling holiday cheer as shoppers plan to spend more this year and tech-savvy shoppers have even higher spending expectations, according to Deloitte's 29th annual holiday survey.
Deloitte -
10/29/2014
A new Edgecase report shows vastly different navigation standards across the board; electronics and office supply retailers provide the largest number of navigation options.
Edgecase -
10/29/2014
360pi, the leading provider of competitive price intelligence, today announced analysis of toy categories, brands and prices for the top-480 searched toys, as of October 21. 360pi’s analysis included retailer pricing for in-stock items only, but did not account for shipping.
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10/28/2014
As part of IBM's Smarter Commerce ecosystem of partners, Stibo Systems has seamlessly integrated STEP, its Master Data Management (MDM) solution, with IBM WebSphere Commerce software. This allows retailers to create a sophisticated e-commerce platform that engages the consumer with the information they need whenever and wherever they want to make a purchase.
Stibo Systems -
10/28/2014
RICS Software, a web-based retail management solution, and Kiwi Software Solutions, a web-based clinic management tool, announce the integration of both software solutions to give pedorthic retailers real-time visibility on both clinical and sales information.
RICS Software/Marketwired -
10/22/2014
While performing competitive analysis for its clients of top women's clothing brands sold on Amazon, Upstream Commerce noticed that "25% of the most important products first introduced by the marketplace vendors got picked and sold by Amazon within twelve weeks."
Upstream Commerce -
10/28/2014
Bigcommerce, the ecommerce platform of choice for fast-growing brands, today released the findings of its inaugural Ecommerce Report, an index of quarterly sales data from small- and mid-sized merchants in the U.S.
Bigcommerce -
10/28/2014
Sawgrass Mills, recognized around the world as the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in the United States with as many as 350 stores and eateries, has begun construction on the next expansion of its open-air luxury promenade, The Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass Mills.
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10/28/2014
Responding to the Ebola virus that has ravaged West Africa, the Retail Orphan Initiative (RetailROI) announced a major campaign to help fight Ebola in Liberia. Working with its partner charities operating in Liberia, the #RetailFightsEbola campaign is rallying retailers, manufacturers and individuals to provide much needed medical and hygienic supplies to Liberia.
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10/28/2014
In their Ad Age Data Conference presentation, "Who Says Watching TV Is Bad for You?," IRI's Srishti Gupta and Rentrak's Chris Wilson will discuss how marketers can tie TV viewing consumption to actual sales purchase data and highlight the benefits of this new capability.
IRI -
10/28/2014
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