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The company, which operates across 2,000 stores in 21 countries, has tapped Manhattan Associates’ Active Warehouse Management technology for use across its five Brazilian distribution centers by 2022.

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Vera Bradley, a high-end women's apparel and accessories brand, is deploying Reflexis Appointments, a technology from Reflexis Systems, part of Zebra Technologies, to provide customers with a tailored and custom shopping experience.

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UK lingerie brand Boux Avenue has teamed up with Appointedd to offer a new online bra fitting booking service.

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Kitamura, a Japanese retailer offering image related services and products, has selected the Synchronoss Personal Cloud solution for integration into its online and retail channel.

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Justice’s e-commerce platform upgrade is helping the tween retailer reduce both fulfillment costs and marketing expenses as its new owners aim to evolve it into a half-a-billion-dollar enterprise.

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Pret A Manger, a London-based international sandwich chain, will add vending machines in response to staffing problems, according to a Financial Times report carried by msn.com.

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Furniture retailer Sofology has gone live with Hullabalook’s Stickers technology.

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Ubamarket has rolled out its mobile technology in a new Central England Co-op store at Warsop, Mansfield.

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Supermarkets, sports stores and other retailers are putting software to work in efforts to lessen the impact of rising prices, with a growing number of stores adopting artificial-intelligence tools designed to manage price increases in a way that won’t chase shoppers away.

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The pharmacy retailer is partnering with customer data science company dunnhumby to revamp its price, promotion and loyalty programs. Rite Aid and dunnhumby are utilizing customer data models and consumer-led insights to optimize these investments to improve customer value perception digitally and at more than 2,500 stores in 17 states.

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The 400-store Taco John's brand recently updated its customer experience management program through a partnership with Service Management Group (SMG) that a news release said will help the QSR better capture its guest feedback and uncover customer insights.

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BJ’s Wholesale Club is automating chat- and call-based customer service to ensure longstanding shoppers are satisfied.

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Best Buy has signed on to Criteo’s retail media platform.

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Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), the eighth largest Coca-Cola bottling partner worldwide by revenue and the biggest on the African continent, and Genpact, a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, announced they are partnering to accelerate CCBA's competitive growth.

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The company has entered into a deal to acquire U.S.-based athletic footwear and apparel retailer Eurostar Inc., or WSS, for $750 million. The retailer operates 93 off-mall stores in California, Texas, Arizona and Nevada.

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A specialty omnichannel menswear retailer is enabling customers to get precise measurements with two taps of their iPhone.

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Contentsquare has announced a partnership with Pizza Hut involving customer experiences across the retailer’s digital channels.

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Hermes has partnered with Tesco to provide ParcelShop services across its UK convenience store estate.

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The online consumer electronics retailer, which in 2014 became the first major retailer to accept bitcoin payments, now expects to become the first major retailer to accept Litecoin cryptocurrency as a payment method on the BitPay platform by the end of July 2021.

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Vantage Pointe, in San Diego's East Village, will soon introduce Valet Market, a checkout-free retail solutions powered by computer vision and artificial intelligence provided by Accel Robotics, according to a press release.

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On the heels of a record-setting first quarter, The Container Store Group revealed its new CIO is implementing a robust technical roadmap to support its growth plans.

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Yesway Convenience Stores is tapping Engage3's new Price Image Management (PIM) Suite, giving the convenience and fuel retailer the capability to monitor competitors' prices and ability to optimize prices to increase revenue.

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Mastermind Toys is leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to create a customized, personalized omnichannel experience, which is paying dividends.

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The Coca-Cola Company shared details on how its Wabi digital ecosystem is improving its relationships with both retailers and its bottling partners, as well as providing valuable consumer insights.

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Store X is the online retailer's answer to Costco in a format that has caught fire in China as incomes rise and consumers look for new store experiences.

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Beachy, a provider of next-generation SaaS hospitality software solutions and services, announced today that Pinehurst Resort has implemented their 5G Mobile POS tablets to enhance their guest’s food and beverage experience on six of their golf courses.

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PizzaExpress has deployed Qlik Cloud to give UK employees access to real-time data for improved decision making.

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The Café Royal in Annan, Scotland is finding success with a cash automation solution called CashGenic from Innovative Technology that allows customers to pay with cash safely and hygienically, according to a press release.

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The retailer's contactless payments system is available at 53 of its physical stores.

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Partners with Formation to accelerate and personalize offers

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Agilysys, Inc. today announced that Town Hall Hotel has selected Agilysys modern solutions for its premier London hotel including Agilysys Stay PMS, Agilysys Sales & Catering, rGuest Express for mobile check-in/out, Agilysys InfoGenesis POS and IG Flex for mobile POS.

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Plastic bags inched a bit closer to their deaths this week, with the next step in a partnership among CVS Health, Target and Walmart entering the pilot stage.

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Apple Inc. and Affirm Holdings Inc.’s PayBright are planning to launch a “buy now, pay later” program for Apple device purchases in Canada, stepping up the iPhone maker’s ambitions to offer more financial services.

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Following the launch of its DoorDash Kitchens kitchen service in 2019, the on-demand delivery platform is piloting a new expanded partnership version called DoorDash Kitchens Full Service.

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M.Video, part of Russian consumer electronics retailer M.Video-Eldorado Group, has launched AI powered personalised pricing for users of its mobile platform.

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Digital asset marketplace Bakkt's parent company Bakkt Holdings has partnered with sandwich chain Quiznos to roll out a physical location and let Quiznos customers pay with cryptocurrency.

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