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Revionics, an Aptos Company has renewed its agreement with Apotek Hjärtat, Sweden’s largest pharmacy chain.

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CommerceIQ today announced it is extending support beyond Amazon for all major online retailers including Walmart, Instacart, Kroger, Target, Best Buy, Bed Bath & Beyond, Costco, Sam’s Club, Kohl’s, Wayfair and Home Depot. W

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Kroger has introduced its first customer fulfilment centre, powered by the Ocado Smart Platform.

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Walmart Inc China and Chinese on-demand delivery and retail platform Dada Nexus Ltd extended their omnichannel consumer digitalization-focused partnership by the rolling out of the VIP program for Walmart stores customers on Dada Group’s on-demand retail platform JD Daojia platform.

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XPO Logistics has snagged a contract to manage a new fulfilment centre in Lichfield Staffordshire for online fashion retailer Asos.

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Roots Pizza knows offering excellent digital dining options is just as important as serving the perfect slice of pizza. The Chicago pizzeria, part of the Fifty/50 Restaurant Group, worked with NCR Corporation to make mobile orders, payments, and loyalty simple.

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The quick-service chain has partnered with semi-autonomous robot company Kiwibot for robotic deliveries in Santa Monica

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Cost Plus World Market will partner with RELEX Solutions, provider of unified retail planning solutions, to transform their supply chain processes.

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The New York-based specialty athletic retailer is rolling out the FreedomPay edge commerce platform across all of its more than 2,000 stores in the U.S.

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United Dairy Farmers (UDF) is teaming up with Paytronix Systems Inc. to relaunch the retailer's loyalty program, U-Drive.

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French fashion brand Zadig&Voltaire has partnered with Contentsquare on a website redesign project.

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Afterpay and Adyen are joining forces to offer Afterpay's leading "Buy Now, Pay Later" (BNPL) service to retailers, kicking off with Hunter, the premium British footwear brand.

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Salvatore Ferragamo, an Italian luxury brand, is deploying Medallia's Experience Cloud to improve customer experience throughout its international network within its physical stores and online sites.

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Verizon Business and Amazon Web Services said they will start delivering private mobile edge computing to enterprises in the US via integration with Verizon's private 5G network and AWS Outposts.

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Russia’s X5 Retail Group, which operates the Pyaterochka, Perekrestok, and Karusel chains, has announced a deal with Mnogo Lososya to enter the dark kitchen space.

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At Home Group Inc. is implementing the Manhattan Associates Omni order management system (OMS) in an effort to improve sales, service and fulfillment operations. By implementing a new OMS, At Home intends to establish the foundation for future e-commerce enhancements, such as optimizing inventory availability across its store network.

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ParTech, Inc. today announced that Culver’s, a 790+-location quick-service restaurant concept headquartered in Wisconsin, has selected PAR’s Brink POS as it’s point of sale solution across its entire network.

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Starting the week of April 12, Domino’s Pizza will provide customers who place prepaid orders on certain days and times from its store in the Woodland Heights section of Houston the opportunity to have their pizza delivered by Nuro self-driving R2 robotic vehicle. Domino’s and Nuro initially publicized plans for a pilot in June 2019.

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Lowe's Canada is launching its new contactless pick-up lockers this week at select Lowe's stores in Canada.

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Online grocer Farmstead is extending its reach through a partnership with last-mile food delivery provider DoorDash.

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PAR Technology Corporation today announced that it has acquired Punchh Inc. for approximately $500 million paid in cash and shares of PAR common stock to Punchh stockholders.

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According to Taco Bell, the Times Square location is designed to simplify and modernize the consumer experience, optimizing and redeploying the role of store employees from manually taking orders toward higher-level customer service activities

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Macy's-owned beauty retailer Bluemercury will offer Klarna's installment payments service online and at 183 physical locations.

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Cleveron has unveiled an unmanned semi-autonomous last mile delivery vehicle, the Cleveron 701.

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Cordelia Cruises has reached an agreement with Resco to implement the powerful Resco PMS and POS as well as Resco's shoreside Central System for Fleet & POS Management.

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Flooid’s unified commerce solutions concentrate on the heavy lifting of basket management and pricing, leaving retailers free to concentrate on their customers

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Flying Tiger Copenhagen and MUJI are launching App Clips alongside MishiPay’s mobile self-checkout solution.

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When it comes to new grocery concepts, there’s plenty of elements in the new Giant store on North 23rd Street in Philadelphia that take your breath away, from the produce department featuring unique items such as gift-wrapped pink pineapples, to the bakery case full of fruity pastry from a local patisserie, to the fresh-churned gelato near a breezy outdoor terrace.

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Athleticwear brand adidas unveiled a global flagship store in Dubai that the retailer calls its most digitally connected and sustainable store in the Middle East.

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Frank And Oak, which is part of the Unified Commerce Group (UCG) direct-to-consumer retail brand portfolio, will support store activities with the NewStore omnichannel platform.

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Mr. Christmas is adopting the TrueCommerce EDI integration with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.

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X5 Retail Group’s Perekrestok supermarket chain has launched a large scale implementation of a Green Dot labelling system for monitoring product freshness.

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While McDonald’s Corp. and Subway are closing units inside U.S. Walmart Inc. stores, the retailer says it is replacing those with other concepts such as Domino’s Pizza and Taco Bell.

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The retailer is leveraging the mParticle customer data platform (CDP) as the foundation of its omnichannel customer data strategy, already increasing revenue by 15% as a result.

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Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) has announced a three year deal with The Cloud + Compass to deliver OOH media campaigns featuring real-time footfall data at Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City.

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Ingles Market, a grocery store chain with nearly 200 stores in the U.S. southeast, is undertaking a major network upgrade with partner Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company.

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