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Rebag has launched a new service that allows consumers to buy and sell luxury items in a single, combined transaction.

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Berkshire Grey, Inc., the leader in AI-enabled robotic solutions that automate supply chain processes, secured a $23+ million multi-phase order with a global retailer for online same day grocery fulfillment.

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With the help of the Invafresh fresh food retail platform, regional supermarket chain Price Chopper/Market 32 says it prevents 20 tons of fresh food from being wasted each week and is projected to prevent more than 3,000 tons of food waste over the next three years across its 131 stores in the northeastern United States.

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The Home Depot is supporting digital transformation across its entire enterprise with Google Cloud technology.

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Halfords is using Descartes Systems Group’s last mile delivery solution across its customer facing mobile tyre replacement service and its new international field service software business Avayler.

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Lush has selected iland’s Secure Cloud Backup for Veeam Cloud Connect solution.

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Sendo, an e-commerce brand based in Vietnam, says that it has increased sales on on its website and mobile app by over 51%, with Netcore Cloud’s AI led multi-channel customer engagement platform.

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The discount giant is officially confirming mid-June media reports that it opened a pilot supercenter format in Fayetteville, Ark. that replaces traditional, in-person checkout lanes with self-checkout kiosks. Instead of arranging POS terminals in lanes, the store has a front-end layout in which 34 registers line the edges of a wide-open area.

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Hale and Hearty is one of the most recognizable and loved restaurant brands in New York City that was ripe for a modern ordering and payments solution. By utilizing Appetize’s next-generation platform, they’re continuing to delight customers, improve operational efficiency and deliver a streamlined payment experience, all at a lower cost.

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Blackhawk Network has been appointed to launch Iceland Foods’ first ever gift card programme in the UK.

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NewStore, a turnkey omnichannel store solution, today announced R.M.Williams, Australia's iconic boot maker and leather brand, has chosen the NewStore Omnichannel Platform to power the shopping experience across its 74 retail locations.

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WaBa Grill latest location features a drive-thru and the brand's recently unveiled digital drive-thru menu boards, according to a company press release.

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The race for retail domination is entering its next phase: Walmart is testing a self-checkout-only store in Plano, Texas.

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Bunzl UK & Ireland, an international distribution group providing customized solutions to B2B customers, have selected RELEX Solutions, provider of unified retail planning solutions, to optimize inventory through their forecasting and replenishment solutions.

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Red Hawk Casino has selected Signature Systems Inc. to provide enhanced kiosk and POS functionality to its food and beverage enterprises, according to a press release.

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KFC restaurant in Spain are giving customers mobile payment flexibility through a partnership with global payment tech provider, Nuvei Corp. and mobile tech provider, Judopay, a news release said. Nearly 150 stores in the nation are involved in the upgrade.

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Malls are stepping up their competition with multi-use outdoor centers by leveraging some very modern technology solutions.

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Pets at Home has launched a one hour Click & Collect service, powered by an order management solution (OMS) from OneStock.

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Vue Cinemas has chosen Retail Assist to provide first line IT help desk support to its Multikino and Cinema 3D cinemas in Poland.

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A leading U.S. grocer is rolling out on-demand delivery via Uber and Uber Eats across 1,200 stores.

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Face-recognition tech is coming to a store near you, if it's not there already, and that's sparking a new wave of opposition.

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InvoTech Systems Inc. announced the recent implementation of its Uniform System at Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana. The InvoTech System installed at Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana manages the Uniform inventory for 1,200 employees, and the casino joins InvoTech's extensive client portfolio of Native American casinos worldwide.

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Instacart plans to join major grocers such as Kroger, Walmart, and Albertsons with a micro-fulfillment strategy.

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Autonomous shopping venture AiFi has ramped up its partnership with US retailer Loop Neighborhood to introduce its computer vision, camera only platform into stores in California, starting with two Bay Area locations.

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Long John Silver’s is deploying the fully managed, “restaurant-in-a-box” solution from Interface Security Systems across 430 of its stores. The cloud-based platform includes prefabricated network equipment ready for SD-WAN expansion, wireless WAN backup, and VoIP connectivity.

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Car Toys is accelerating its revenue growth with a boost from the Podium mobile communication/payment platform.

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In an effort to maximize income alternatives on-line, many attire and footwear manufacturers are trying to shut the “match hole.” This refers to the uncertainty many customers really feel searching for vogue objects as they attempt to decide which dimension is greatest for them.

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Bed Bath & Beyond shared details on its revamped New York City flagship store and launched a new scan-and-buy feature to mark the occasion.

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Beauty retailer Coty Inc. is rolling out a touchless fragrance tester within the next year and testing is starting this summer in key European markets with a trial program planned in Asia next year.

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Incubeta has expanded its UK partnership with Marks and Spencer to deliver its programmatic display and paid social channels.

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Morrisons is testing out a store with no checkouts or staff, known internally as Project Sarah, at its Bradford head office.

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Topo Solutions is developing a new digital supply chain management platform for REWE Far East, the sourcing arm of food retailer REWE Group in Asia.

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The retailer, which operates 80 stores in 20 U.S. states, has tapped Jesta I.S., a developer and provider of modular cloud solutions and unified ERP for retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers. The company will leverage two solutions that are expected to improve transaction and inventory data integrity and accuracy, as well as gain insight into potentially fraudulent transactions.

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Costco has entered a delivery pilot with 25 locations across the state of Texas, enabling its members to have their groceries delivered within hours, if not minutes, with Uber and Uber Eats.

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GetUpside adds Cardenas Markets, Woodman’s Market, Vicente Foods, Lunds & Byerlys to retail roster

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Men’s health and beauty company Lumbazzi has tapped Radial to provide fulfillment and transportation services in order to further its e-commerce growth.

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Victoria’s Secret said Monday it plans to test three locations that it refers to as stores “of the future” later this fall.

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Yankee Candle Company, a subsidiary of Newell Brands, recently launched Deck Commerce’s order management system (OMS) as an integral part of their technology stack to support their increased growth and ensure a seamless omnichannel experience.

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