The plastic bag ordinance in the City of Chicago comes with the goal to push consumers to reduce disposable bag consumption and shift to reusable bags. The legislation and the retailers' plans are critical steps to achieve this goal but will not change consumer behavior on their own – what's missing is a way to encourage, incent, and reward this behavior change – this is the MY ECO program.
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Foot Locker, Inc., the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, announced today the appointment of Pawan Verma as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, effective August 10.
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Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. will open its newest Arizona Sears Outlet Store on July 30, 2015 at 16809 N. 9th Street in Phoenix.
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Experian Marketing Services, a recognized leader in cloud-based marketing technology, data and service, announced it was named a Strong Performer in the Forrester Research, Inc. July 2015 report The Forrester Wave: Real Time Interaction Management, Q3 2015.
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Datalogic, a global leader in Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation markets, and world-class producer of bar code readers, mobile computers, sensors, vision systems and laser marking equipment is proud to announce that the Jade X7 automated checkout portal is being used exclusively at the Cosmopolitan Marketplace, a new format grocery store recently opened in Chicago.
Lowe's Companies, Inc. and Hitachi Power Tools announced the introduction of the industry leading line of professional grade Hitachi pneumatic nailers and fasteners exclusively at Lowe's stores nationwide and online at Lowes.com.
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7-Eleven, Inc., the world's largest convenience retailer with 56,400 stores worldwide, has signed a master franchise agreement with Seven System Vietnam Co. Ltd. to develop and operate 7-Eleven stores in Vietnam.
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Apple Pay usage in the US is growing, driven by both increased frequency of transactions and the expanding base of iPhone 6 owners, according to The Auriemma Consulting Group (ACG) Apple Pay Tracker, which interviewed 500 iPhone 6 and 6+ owners between May 29 and June 15, 2015.
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Cardtronics, Inc. announced today it has entered into a new, long-term agreement with Speedway LLC, the nation's second largest company-owned and -operated convenience store chain.
enosiX, Inc. has announced that enosiX Framework 2.0, its solution for integrating with enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, has achieved SAP certification as powered by the SAP NetWeaver technology platform.
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A survey released by Consumer Goods Technology and Gladson sheds light on how manufacturers are amplifying their collaboration efforts with retailers to better engage shoppers.
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Ahold USA today became the first of America's major grocers to join the Coalition of Immokalee Workers' (CIW) Fair Food Program, the widely-acclaimed partnership to improve the lives of the country's farmworkers.
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Reflect, the premier turnkey digital media solutions provider for out-of-home networks, today announced that Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM) has selected them as their exclusive digital solutions partner.
Today, Rita's Italian Ice, the world's largest Italian Ice concept with more than 600 stores, officially announced it will enter the convenience and gas channel nationwide with two area development agreements.
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In a turn of events, Kline observed digital pure plays are increasingly expanding beyond the virtual world into the physical one.
HotSchedules, provider of mobile technology for the restaurant and hospitality industries, unveiled Logbook, a mobile task list and communication tool that can replace or enhance traditional paper systems.
For nearly 30 years, REI Adventures has brought guests to unforgettable places to enjoy activities they love with like-minded travelers. Today, the leading active travel company announces new itineraries.
UPS is expanding the UPS Access Point network, a local solution for consumers and small businesses who need convenient access to UPS.
MGA Entertainment, the world's largest privately owned toy company, relaunches its popular fashion doll franchise, Bratz, after a few years on hiatus.
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KeHE Distributors has been selected by Albertsons Companies, Inc. as the primary distribution partner for natural & organic, specialty and fresh products to its nationwide network of over 2,200 grocery stores in thirty-three states and the District of Columbia.
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