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Artificial intelligence might replace some jobs but it can also give you a competitive edge in the workplace. Nearly all executives — 96% — feel an urgency to incorporate AI into their business operations, according to a March 2024 Slack Workforce Lab survey of more than 10,000 professionals.

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The tech giant unveiled a proprietary AI system, called Apple Intelligence, that is focused on the needs of individual users. Described as a "personal intelligence" system for iPhone, iPad and Mac device platforms.

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Building on an existing Google Shopping Ads collaboration, Instacart is enabling select brand partners to run shoppable YouTube ads. Clorox and Publicis Media are among Instacart’s first partners to pilot the capability.

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Pharmacy chains Rite Aid and Bartell Drugs are now allowing shoppers to pay for online orders through Instacart with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.

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Best Buy Co. Inc. is now offering a range of services and exclusive models for artificial intelligence-enabled Microsoft Copilot+ PCs.

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The move, which parent company TJX disclosed in recent weeks, comes as retailers experiment with ways to prevent violence and shoplifting.

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The nation’s largest rural lifestyle retailer is implementing the intelligent pricing platform from Revionics, an Aptos company as its business continues to grow.

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The discount giant is deploying remote sensing and data analytics tools from Israeli tech firm Agritask to enable sourcing managers to make more well-informed decisions on seasonal fruit crop yields such as cherries and blackberries.

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VF integrated the Scandit Barcode Scanning SDK and linked the application to the SAP Fiori application library.

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Target Corp. is rolling out a new artificial intelligence solution that will help store associates answer customer inquiries.

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After evaluating several options, Cotti Foods selected Leasecake as their lease and location management platform.

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Weight-loss drugs like Wegovy and others have some retailers scrambling to meet the demand for smaller sizes.

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The company has expanded its partnership with tech company Wipro Limited. Now, the company gains access to application management, cybersecurity, intelligent automation, and artificial intelligence capabilities.

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Monthly inbound cargo volume at the nation’s major container ports is expected to reach its highest level in nearly two years this summer, according to the latest Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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Google Cloud has announced an AI focused partnership with Kingfisher, an international home improvement company and owner of UK DIY brand, B&Q.

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New Balance, is adding an in-store trade-in program to nearly 100 participating locations, through a partnership with Archive.

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The QHotels Collection, a unique collection of 19 hotels and resorts located across Great Britain, has implemented xnPOS Mobile Pay, a combined POS and payment solution on a truly mobile device, across all 19 of its venues.

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The St. Louis-based value grocer has announced a new partnership with Uber Technologies to bring more than 600 Save A Lot locations in 32 states to Uber Eats.

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Cart.com today announced a strategic partnership with Authentic Brands Group. Through the partnership, Cart.com will provide scalable, omnichannel customer support and merchant of record services across portions of its portfolio of ecommerce brands.

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The centerpiece of the upgrade is the implementation of the SDI Joey Pouch sorting solution.

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Sportswear giant On has joined forces with tech firm Verity to transform its warehouse operations with AI and robotics.

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Acuative will provide real-time technical support for all Wakefern locations and systematically upgrade the backup wireless network connectivity within each location.

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Dodo Pizza CEO Alena Tikhova weighs in on the brand’s dedication to innovation and technological advancement.

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The Bagel Factory, a UK chain of convenience food outlets, has deployed menu boards powered by the nsign.tv digital signage software platform.

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In partnership with Roadie, a UPS company, BJ’s Wholesale Club has expanded same-day delivery services for large, big-ticket items such as patio sets, grills and TVs.

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Kibo Commerce reports that Playboy Entertainment Group has selected and launched its order management solution for luxury lingerie apparel brand, Honey Birdette.

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Voyado has announced a partnership with Bestseller to help it drive increased customer loyalty and deliver hyper-personalised experiences across all touchpoints.

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Mews has completed its successful rollout of its Property Management System (PMS) across the entire Strawberry hotel portfolio.

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Hotelbeds has formalized a new strategic partnership with Palladium Hotel Group to enhance the distribution of their properties across Europe.

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Amadeus and Accor expand their strategic partnership, with Accor implementing Amadeus’ Central Reservation System (ACRS) for its extensive portfolio of properties globally.

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Bambuser, a video commerce provider, has announced a partnership with home electronics retailer Currys.

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Nordic Service Partners is using the Oracle Simphony Cloud POS platform in an effort to support rapid growth by expanding digital ordering and delivery channels and enhancing reporting across channels.

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eTip, the digital tipping and financial benefits platform tailored to service sector businesses, is now the chosen digital tipping provider of Schulte Hospitality Group.

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The health and wellness specialty retailer is partnering with Uber to enable customers to order GNC products directly through its Uber Eats online delivery platform and to utilize Uber for same-day delivery for orders placed via GNC.com.

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Revel Systems is rolling out the technology to all restaurant brands in its portfolio, including Red Mango Yogurt & Smoothie Cafe, Smoothie Factory Juice Bar + Kitchen, Pizza Jukebox, Souper Salad and Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt.

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The O2 will be one of more than a dozen third-party locations in the U.K. to offer Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology by the end of 2024.

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In response to the growing demand for streamlined and efficient guest services, Brick Hospitality has integrated guest service robots into the daily operations of all of its hotels.

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Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is delighted to announce a significant stride in environmental stewardship with the goal of having Winnow’s food waste technology installed across all its hotels by the end of 2025.

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Lemongrass today announced that Radisson Hotel Group has selected Lemongrass to migrate their entire SAP landscape to Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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Harps Food Stores will partner with Grocery TV to add 145 stores to Grocery TV’s retail media network.

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The TJX Companies Inc. is implementing an Energy Management Information System (EMIS) platform from Kode Labs.

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Customers want orders fast and at Boozt, a Nordic online fashion retailer, a robot fleet is helping the e-commerce provider exceed that customer expectation.

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WHSmith, the global travel retailer, has chosen Xiatech as its partner to support the acceleration of the business’ growth and international expansion.

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Co-op and InPost are expanding their roll-out of parcel collection and returns lockers, with the expectation that they will reach 150 locations this year.

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Goodcents has selected Raydiant to modernize and elevate its in-location experience across all franchise locations and corporate establishments using Raydiant’s innovative digital signage solutions.

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US retailer Tractor Supply Company has completed a chain wide roll-out of data and AI powered co-pilot capabilities with Quorso.

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The Michaels Companies helps ensure it stocks the items shoppers want with in-depth data analysis.

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Cegid has expanded its partnership with Crew Clothing, with the brand now implementing the Newsfeed feature within Cegid Retail Store Excellence.

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Yusen Logistics, whose end customers include electronics manufacturers, has implemented DexoryView from Dexory, a specialist in AI powered robotics and visibility solutions.

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Safeway, which is operated by Albertsons Companies, has announced results from the implementation of Divert’s solution to reduce wasted food and accelerate food recovery efforts.

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