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Lancôme, YSL, Urban Decay and NYX Cosmetics have launched AR Try on for eyeshadow products on Pinterest as a way to make shopping for cosmetics more immersive online. This latest augmented reality feature joins Pinterest’s expanded product tagging feature.

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Citarella has chosen e-commerce platform Mercato to provide online ordering and delivery for the famous New York City gourmet food purveyor.

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Chipotle Mexican Grill is testing an offering it calls “Chipotle Carside” at 29 restaurants in California. When ordering from a participating store, customers can select "carside pickup" in the checkout section of the Chipotle app.

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Ampol Australia, a fuel and convenience store company, is tapping Coates Group as its signage provider for a rebrand strategy across 1,900 Australian locations.

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Two subsidiaries of Bed Bath & Beyond are expanding their partnership to provide an omnichannel nursery design and shopping experience.

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Lekkerland has chosen RELEX Solutions to provide demand forecasting (including weather-based forecasting), automatic replenishment, and fresh optimization.

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A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. is leveraging Medallia to understand the guest experience and close the loop with all guests.

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BALA has chosen Brightpearl and Shopify to help bring its footwear for nurses to market for the first time.

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Fashion retailer C&A is improving its digital operations, particularly product development, through a partnership with Centric Software. The company will leverage Centric’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution in Brazil, where it operates 300 stores across 125 cities.

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Baby Bunting, Australia’s largest specialty baby goods retailer, has completed its implementation of RELEX Solutions’ forecasting and replenishment solutions, which they selected to drive supply chain improvements and provide scalable support throughout a rapid growth period.

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EG Group has chosen Titan Cloud Software as a platform for environmental compliance and fuel inventory management in North America.

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At RetailROI SuperFriday just before the NRF Big Show, a retailer roundtable hosted by Aptos discussed some of the trends that emerged in retail in 2020 and which ones appear to have staying power.

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Starbucks is developing and testing drive-thru forward solutions as its drive thru sales have jumped more than 10% from pre-pandemic levels.

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The VECTIV System by The North Face features a three pronged attack on the trail with the The Flight, Infinite and Enduris trainers. This video and post is to look at the digital merchandising/user-customer interface utilized in presenting the new trail shoe to visitors to the website.

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Valero is partnering with P97 Networks for a new fueling experience that lets customers skip the keypad, activate the pump with their smartphone and enable secure payments for fuel, car wash and some in-store purchases.

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VTEX today announced its partnership with footwear retailer, Payless, to support the iconic brand’s global digital growth.

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The grocer has completed installation of its first company wind turbine at its warehouse in Dwight, Illinois.

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Faytech NA is joining forces with the iconic New York retailer B&H Photo Video to offer state-of-the-art Faytech brand digital touchscreens for displays and PC monitors on the B&H website.

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Ford and Google are partnering to launch Team Upshift, a six-year partnership intended to advance vehicle innovation and data-driven opportunities.

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Digital advertising network Grocery TV has expanded to more than 1,500 stores nationwide.

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For Vietnamese retail management firm Au Chau Fashion and Cosmetic Company (ACFC), the rapid adoption of online shopping spurred by COVID-19 store closures offered an opportunity to beef up the omnichannel experience across its suite of international brands.

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PetSmart is expanding its partnership with RELEX Solutions, provider of unified retail optimization solutions.

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Sweaty Betty said it recognized the need for a cloud-based PLM solution when consumer demand for athleisure increased, and its business grew significantly. The brand eventually landed on PTC FlexPLM, a solution by solution firm PTC.

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Twin Peaks Lodge and Hot Springs is weathering the health and economic crisis quite well due in part to its vast array of outdoor activities and its migration to Maestro PMS.

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Tillster has partnered with Welcome Break, one of the UK’s motorway service operators, to power in-store kiosk ordering and experiences for its Burger King franchises.

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Amazon is expanding its new Amazon One palm-reading biometric identification system to three additional Amazon Go stores in Seattle.

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Inter-County Bakery Supply modernized and automated its processes with an ERP solution from Vormittag Associates Inc. (VAI)

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Fast fashion pureplay boohoo has selected Akeneo to manage product information as part of its omnichannel strategy.

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Hankook Tire is furthering its digital transformation with the help of a new analytics partnership.

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Reflexis Systems today announced that IKI, one of Lithuania’s largest retailers, has selected Reflexis to increase labour efficiency. IKI will deploy Reflexis intelligent workforce management solutions including Workforce Scheduler, Time & Attendance, Employee Self-Service (ESS), Advanced Analytics & Reporting and Mobility solutions.

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Nedap announced today that leading Dutch fashion brand Scotch & Soda has selected them as strategic RFID partner for Europe and North America. Scotch & Soda will deploy Nedap’s !D Cloud inventory management platform throughout 162 stores globally with the objective to increase accuracy throughout the supply chain.

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Thunder's ad tech is a key part of a new self-serve display advertising platform that Walmart plans to roll out later this year, the retailer said. Its automation capabilities aim to make launching and adjusting campaigns seamless and more accessible to a wider range of advertisers, including smaller suppliers.

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