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As demand for home delivery continues to be strong, Instacart on Thursday announced a partnership with Family Dollar to deliver items from more than 6,000 locations in the U.S.

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Ralph Lauren was the first apparel brand to launch Snapchat's logos scan this holiday. Snap Inc. said it has partnered with Ralph Lauren, as well as NYX Professional Makeup, Sweat, and The New York Times to launch augmented reality-powered advertising experiences.

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VSBLTY Groupe Technologies Corp. is partnering with SYNQ to co-develop a public safety, security solution for Canadian Tire’s third largest location located in Hillside Mall, Victoria, B.C.

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Unsurprisingly, the Medallion is just the iconic element of a vast network of readers and sensors embedded across the ship that interact instantaneously with the two microscopic antennas (one NFC and one BLE) inside each guest’s OceanMedallion.

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These stores were designed to support a seamless omnichannel customer experience, which thoughtfully incorporates innovative technology solutions to strengthen the Company’s incomparable combination of service, selection, convenience and value.

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Smoky Cabins Owner Cathy Moore set out in search for a cashless, contactless, and “appless” digital tipping solution that would solve this growing problem. What she found was an easy-to-implement, no-cost, QR-code-based solution called youtip.

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Accor announced the global roll-out of its digital key solution, “Accor Key," in line with the Group’s strategy to provide a contactless guest journey in its facilities.

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Holland & Barrett has completed the roll-out of its built from the ground up Bumblebee till system.

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M&S is utilising the Solteq Deep Vision analytics solution and related services.

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Stop & Shop is piloting a grocery pickup locker inside a supermarket in Boston and could roll out the concept to more stores.

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The iconic Swedish bedmaker has been on a retail transformation journey with Apple and Salesforce that's slashed process time for key customer-centric actions.

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In “Get More Customers in the Door and More Order Going Out Your C-Store,” a recent RIS News webinar, we talk with a leader of Dash In C-store chain to learn how their self-checkout pilot is helping them seize these sales opportunities while meeting today’s contactless customer.

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UK convenience store chain One Stop has extended their partnership with RELEX Solutions to use machine learning-driven forecasting capabilities throughout their retail operation.

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Sushi Island, a restaurant St. John's, NL, Canada, has added Pudu Robotics' BellaBot to serve dine-in guests.

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Netcore Solutions announced that Danube Home, a UAE's omnichannel retailer has chosen Netcore's AI-powered Automation platform to power customer engagement and retention through automated and personalized campaigns through the platform.

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Henkel shared details on its efforts to grow its workforce management capabilities through its Global Digital UPskilling Initiative.

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Mitra QSR, a franchised restaurant operator with more than 200 KFC and Taco Bell locations, leveraged Hypersonix, an enterprise AI platform.

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Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is selecting Oracle as its enterprise resource planning (ERP) technology provider.

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Infor announced that Botanique Hotel Prague has implemented Infor EzRMS.

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UAE omnichannel retailer, Danube Home, has rolled out Netcore Solutions’ AI powered marketing automation platform.

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EyeBuyDirect is making shopping for glasses easier and more interactive with the launch of its new Virtual Try-On feature. Leveraging augmented reality technology, consumers can choose from thousands of frames and "try on" their favorite styles to see how they look from different angles.

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The pandemic has changed the way people shop, making it critical for retailers to better understand demand and move merchandise accordingly. To meet these challenges, retailers across sectors are putting their trust in Oracle Retail Merchandising Cloud Service. Recent new customer wins and implementations include Gap, Inc, Giant Eagle, Mr Price, Poundland, and more.

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Giant Tiger Stores Limited, Canada’s leading family discount retailer, has chosen RELEX Solutions to support planning processes and efficiencies throughout their robust supply chain and over 250 stores.­

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"NetSuite is a premier Business Management Solution for mid-size e-commerce and manufacturing companies and we are excited to embark on a journey of upgrading all of our back-office systems with a great partner," says Owner and CFO of HC Brands, Steve Fernandez.

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The Henderson Beach Resort has partnered with Nuvola and Springer-Milller Systems, to launch the tech providers’ new integrated communications tool.

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Delaget announced that Wing Stop will be the latest brand to be available on its Delaget Universal API solution.

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Koyo Group teamed with checkout-free tech provider Zippin and Fujitsu in the development of the Green Leaves + store, which is located within the Yokohama Techno Tower Hotel.

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GNC has partnered with Target subsidiary Shipt to offer same-day delivery of its health and wellness products across the U.S., and also has teamed up with e-Spirit to enhance its ecommerce customer experience.

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Grupo Nazan is transforming from a physical store and catalog-based operation into a digital omnichannel enterprise with Oracle Cloud.

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The National Retail Federation expects the largest container gateways in the U.S. to continue setting import records through the first half of 2021.

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Teradata today announced that The Hertz Corporation is moving its entire Teradata Global Data Warehouse to Teradata Vantage in the cloud – delivered as-a-service, on Amazon Web Services.

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In a move that further improves supply-chain efficiency and labor savings, Walmart has deepened its commitment to sustainability by selecting IFCO Systems as its exclusive provider of reusable plastic containers (RPCs) for fresh fruit and vegetables in the United States.

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Aptos today announced that leading Italian brand Yamamay, part of Pianoforte Group, has extended its use of Aptos PLM to support the brand’s sustainability initiatives.

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NewStore today announced 5 Star Nutrition has chosen the NewStore Omnichannel Platform to run its growing retail footprint across the United States.

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ALDI is adding curbside grocery pickup to 500 additional stores by the end of this year, bringing the total number of stores offering the contactless service to more than 1,200.

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The discount retailer’s first foray into e-commerce in the country, this will allow customers to order their shopping online at least one day, and up to one week, prior to picking it up for a fee of €4.99.

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The retailer of aftermarket Jeep, SUV and truck parts, accessories, and performance products will continue offering consumer financing at its 95 stores, as well as its digital retail and telesales channels, via Synchrony solutions.

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Interface Security Systems announced that El Pollo Loco is relying on Interface’s managed video verified alarms and intrusion alarm monitoring to reliably detect intrusions and minimize false alarms.

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Using e-Spirit’s FirstSpirit Digital Experience Platform (DXP) powered by a hybrid headless CMS, the wellness retailer will make it faster and easier for its marketers to personalize and publish content, including images and shoppable videos, to all customer touchpoints based on individual interests and preferences.

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The retailer selected RingCentral to power its business communications across its global workforce and enable them to better engage with their customers.

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With a solution from Nedap, Encuentro Moda has achieved 98 percent stock accuracy at the first store of its rollout; the women's fashion company hopes to boost sales, reduce excess inventory and improve margins.

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Unilever is greatly increasing the efficiency of its sales process for slow-moving and obsolete goods with the cloud-based INTURN SaaS platform. The platform is designed to optimize excess and slow-moving inventory.

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