The National Grocers Association (NGA) expressed its strong frustration over a rule change, effective immediately, that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) finalized today revising mandatory Country of Origin Labeling (COOL).
ChannelAdvisor Corporation today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 5,750,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $14.00 per share. The shares are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on May 23, 2013 under the ticker "ECOM."
Monetate, a customer experience engine that leverages big data to create personalized online experiences, announced the latest release of the Ecommerce Quarterly.
With more than one out of three mobile retail shoppers exclusively tapping their device to research purchases, mobile is becoming a de facto retail shopping tool according to new retail insights released today from xAd, a leading mobile-location based advertising network, and Telmetrics, the top mobile call measurement provider. In addition, one-third of consumer’s online shopping time is now spent on smartphones and tablets.
Swirl has launched the first software platform specifically designed to attract and influence in-store shoppers with micro-targeted digital content and real-time, personalized offers delivered to consumers’ smartphones while they shop.
SDL (LSE: SDL) has announced the release of SDL Fredhopper 7.5, SDL’s cloud technology for predictive targeting, personalization, onsite search and merchandizing.
Artisan Mobile, creator of the industry’s first Mobile Experience Management (MEM) platform, announced that its platform’s instant publishing feature lets brands make improvements to their native mobile applications in real-time.
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Pricer, a leading provider of electronic shelf labels (ESL) for retailers, launched its new generation of ESL products –SmartTAG. Pricer’s SmartTAGs enable retailers to add more information to labels including one-off promotional messages, stock information and promotional discounts to boost sales and improve the in-store experience.
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SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today released the third annual Mobile Commerce Guide. This year's edition extends its focus beyond financial institutions and mobile operators that have been making great progress pioneering mobile commerce over the past several years, to help other sectors, such as retail, consumer products and utilities companies navigate the new market opportunities that mobile commerce technology and solutions can bring in both developed and emerging markets.
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To provide brands and market research and media companies with a new source of consumer insight, SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced the SAP Consumer Insight 365 mobile service, a pilot initiative of a new cloud-based offering that will unlock the value of big data.
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Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, announced the release of Infor e-Commerce Mobile, an add-on to the existing customer e-commerce strategy to allow mobile optimization.
Brightpearl, cloud software that integrates orders, inventory and customer data across multiple retail channels, announced it has raised $8 million in a Series B financing, which was co-led by seed investors Eden Ventures and Notion Capital.
TNS has added to its innovative product suite through the launch of TNSVerify, a ground-breaking solution that utilizes newly available telecommunications data to help reduce risk and fraud in the U.S. payments and financial services industries.
I Love Velvet, the Mobile Point-of-Sale (MPOS) hardware and software innovator for large retailers, restaurant chains, and leisure and entertainment groups has launched its newest line of MPOS devices featuring full integration with the latest Apple Lightning (8 pin) connector.
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A.T. Kearney released the 2013 Achieving Excellence in Retail Operations (AERO) Study, a research project that looks at how companies approach store operations and provides retail executives with tools to better adapt to the fast-changing, technology-driven market.
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CQuotient announced that Men’s Wearhouse (NYSE: MW), a large specialty men's apparel retailer, has signed on with CQuotient to develop email campaigns tailored to individual shoppers at its physical stores and e-commerce sites.
Verizon Enterprise Solutions and VMware announced the immediate availability of a dual persona solution for Verizon enterprise customers. Now available on Android-based LG Intuition and RAZR M by Motorola smartphones, VMware Horizon Mobile offers strong security and simplified management of corporate information residing on VMware Ready mobile devices.
EnvironmentalLights.com, a leading online retailer for high-quality, energy-efficient LED lighting systems, teamed up with Pickett & Sons Construction to install a custom LED display for Red Carpet Ride and Shine Express Wash in Fresno, CA. They also created an exciting exterior design which looks like moving water flowing down the side of the building, to catch the attention of prospective customers driving past the car wash.
BitPay Inc., the world’s leading payment processor for bitcoin, announced it has raised an additional $2M in seed round financing led by Founders Fund, which includes three founders of PayPal. BitPay also added more than 1900 new merchants in April.
Vocollect, a business unit of Intermec, Inc. (NYSE:IN) and the world leader in voice-enabled solutions for mobile workers, unveiled its new Talkman A700 solution that introduces a voice industry first – integrated voice and scanning in one wearable solution – improving user productivity while reducing the need, cost and management of multiple peripherals, thus creating an entirely new mobile worker experience.