Category: Retail News

On-Demand Grocery Platform Digital Foodie Joins EnterWorks

Digital Foodie, Ltd., a Finland-based software firm that operates across Europe and is expanding into the US, has joined EnterWorks Holding Company, a software provider for master data management (MDM) and product information management (PIM) solutions. The strategic investment in Digital Foodie will accelerate the development of Foodie’s omni-commerce cloud platform that powers on-demand ordering,…

Walmart's Searching for Technology Startups

Attention startups, Walmart is looking for innovative tech ideas and launching a “Technology Open Call” to find them. But you’ll need to act fast — the submission deadline is July 22, 2016 or the first 250 submissions. Walmart Lab 415-C is opening submissions for Walmart’s “Technology Innovation Open Call” on Oct. 6, 2016. During the…

Basic Payment Protections Go a Long Way

Today’s cybercriminals are dynamic, continually testing and evolving new methods to infiltrate payment networks and steal cardholder data. But Visa’s analysis of recent attacks shows that a majority of successful breaches are actually pulled from a single (and relatively basic) cyber-crime playbook: stealing credentials that belong to outside vendors who work closely with merchants. Many…

Jockey and Chain Reaction Cycles Utilize Adaptive Targeting and Visitor Cloud Data Exchange

Qubit, a company that delivers data-first customer experiences, has launched a comprehensive upgrade to its premium digital experience management platform. The new version of Qubit’s Digital Experience Management (DXM) platform is expected to enable companies to put customer insights to work faster and more effectively. Brands will be able to use the new Adaptive Targeting…

Starbucks' Digital Strategy Growing Sales and Loyalty

Starbucks Corp.’s digital strategy is driving sales and there’s likely more to come as the coffee company rolls out real-time personalization and other initiatives tied to its successful loyalty rewards program and mobile app. The company reports global comparable store sales increased 6% in its second quarter 2016, comprised of a 4% increase in ticket…

BuildDirect's Analytics Fueled Supply Chain

The supply chain market is moving fast. With the explosion of choice and information, it’s no longer sufficient to benchmark the best in industry and innovate to where they are now — we need to be able to predict where they will be tomorrow. To predict demand, and build a scalable system to deliver this demand…

BJ's Wholesale Club's Latest Omnichannel Initiative

BJ’s Wholesale Club members now have the option to pick-up and pay for their online order at all of its 213 locations along the east coast. The big box retailer’s newest omnichannel service is aimed at customers who prefer to shop online, but like the convenience and immediacy of in-store pick up. “We are offering…