360pi, the leader in retail price and product intelligence, announced the appointment of Gregory Soussloff as vice president of customer value. The appointment of Mr. Soussloff, a 20-year retail sales executive, brings tremendous retail industry knowledge and exposure to 360pi, and enhances the company's leadership team.
The National Grocers Association (NGA) applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for the passage of H.R. 2575, the Save American Workers Act by a bipartisan vote of 248 to 179.
At RFID Journal LIVE!, Nedap pre-launches the next generation of their proven !D Top, a compact RFID overhead reader with dynamic beam steering.
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Robert Dyas, the online and High Street homewares specialist, has partnered with InventCommerce to ensure the successful development of their new Magento Enterprise platform.
AirWatch by VMware, the leading enterprise mobility management (EMM) provider, announced that the AirWatch EMM platform will extend complete, same-day support for Windows Phone 8.1. Microsoft publically announced Windows Phone 8.1 at BUILD 2014, and the update will be available for end users in the near future.
Providing the most comprehensive in-store analytics platform, RetailNext is experiencing 100% year-over-year growth and measuring the behavior of more than 800 million shoppers per year by collecting data from more than 65,000 sensors (Wi-Fi, video cameras, POS, and other sources).
HitFox Group announces two new portfolio companies within its competence areas in Big Data and advertising: Datamonk and apploop. One week ago, the company had disclosed a record profit of over € 15m for 2013 and had bought out Team Europe.
Boxman Studios, the global leader in shipping container modification, recently created an immersive brand experience for Mondel?z International at the 2014 South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) Festival. Crafted from two shipping containers, the Oreo Trending Vending Lounge invited festival attendees to create and consume 3D printed Oreo cookies.
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Leading UHF radio frequency identification (RFID) platform provider Impinj, Inc. today announced its Monza R6 tag chip to drive high-volume applications in retail stores and supply chains.
According to new research from Placeable, consumers are increasingly frustrated with location search, with many losing trust in brands over outdated and inaccurate data, and even turning to competitor businesses.
Park City Group helped a large regional retailer increase sales by 7% and reduce product returns across their commercial bread category by 20% through better visibility of store/SKU consumer demand and using point of sale data to improve store orders and delivery cycles.
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Today, Opera Mediaworks pulled back the curtain on a project it has been working on vigorously for many months, an interactive mobile ad unit called Tap To Teleport.
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Applied Data Corporation (ADC), a leading provider of fresh item management (FIM), recipe management and scales management software to the grocery retail and food service industries, announces that Brookshire Grocery Company, a 150 store chain based in Tyler, Texas has completed rollout of ADC’s P-Cubed In-Store Fresh Production Planning module in all of their stores.
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Needle's new responsive platform helps retailers solve the mobile conversion problem by giving shoppers an authentic "expert in their pocket" they can consult at the precise time they need help making purchase decisions.
Tyco Retail Solutions, a leading provider of retail performance and security solutions, announced the availability of TrueVUE 5.0, the latest version of its flagship retail software suite and an extension of its TrueVUE Retail Platform. With this new release, customers can now receive mobile reports via iOS devices to monitor key store performance metrics anywhere, anytime.
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Despite the cold weather and storms -- which some economists suggest have been behind the recent economic slowdown -- retailers may enjoy a hot spring season, according to the FIndex survey. The FIndex is based on survey data obtained from a representative sample of CollegeFashionista’s 600 "style gurus," who report on fashion trends at college campuses around the world. Style gurus are a curated group of college-age students who possess a keen eye for new style trends in all realms of the fashion industry.
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The National Retail Federation told the Senate today that it’s time for an overhaul of the nation’s fraud-prone credit and debit card system, saying banks’ insistence on cards that use a signature instead of a Personal Identification Number puts merchants and their customers at risk.
AgilOne, the cloud-based predictive marketing company, today announced that 100% Pure, an organic cosmetics company that is the only brand that uses fruit dyes to color its makeup, has decided to leverage the AgilOne platform to retain and delight customers.
Jumio, Inc. today announced the formation of the Bitcoin Identity Security Open Network (BISON).
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While many people are fixated on fashion trends that dominate Hollywood’s red carpets during the annual award season, Los Angeles’ fashion industry has largely been unappreciated as a driving force for the city’s economy, according to the report “Los Angeles Area Fashion Industry Profile and 2014 Outlook.”