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The retailer plans to invest up to $57 million, including a 500,000-square-foot facility will be the largest and most automated of the company’s fulfillment centers.

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Christy Sports has been aggressively acquiring similar specialty retailers for a few years. Each banner was operating individually which meant inconsistent data, multiple product catalogs, different processes, and fragmented customer experiences. Realizing the need for specialized end-to-end retail technology, Christy Sports set out to find a software system that could unify all of their brands and support their future growth.

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Jesta I.S. Inc. is excited to announce that Harry Rosen, a luxury menswear retailer, has implemented and gone live on Jesta’s cloud Warehouse Management System (WMS).

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Today, loyalty programs are more than a simple tool utilized to increase retention figures. Businesses face steep competition, as new rewards programs emerge and companies battle it out to differentiate their rewards.

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With over 85,000 employees worldwide, €27.99 billion in annual revenue, and operations in 150 countries, L’Oreal is the beauty market leader. Because beauty is a permanent quest, we harness the power of our innovation to continually enhance the performance of our products and services. And because we are the global leader in beauty, we act to shape the future of beauty by leveraging the best of science and technology.

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Starbucks is set to deploy new handheld ordering devices to stores.

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Roadhouse Pay allows guests to close out at their own pace using a tablet. The chain said it has improved the dining experience and boosted tips.

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Cryptocurrency ATM operator Bitcoin Depot has deployed its 7,000th Bitcoin ATM in the United States and Canada.

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H&M is leveraging robotic fulfillment systems from warehouse automation provider GreyOrange.

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kencko, a US direct-to-consumer plant-based nutrition brand, has implemented referral engineering platform Mention Me.

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Deals represent 12,750 stores, the most added to the delivery network at one time

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Foodex Group, a food importer and distributor in Japan, has selected Infor CloudSuite Distribution Enterprise, a cloud ERP platform with prebuilt capabilities for food and beverage distributors.

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Aptos today announced that Mulberry has deployed the company’s Order Management solution.

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Primark could add Click and Collect services to its revamped website, although new stores in markets such as Italy and the United States are the fast fashion retailer’s main growth driver.

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The drugstore giant is partnering with the PayNearMe retail network, enabling customers to facilitate cash payments at nearly 9,000 Walgreens stores across the country.

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Online beauty retailer, Feelunique, has partnered with global product sourcing platform, RangeMe.

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PCI Pal has worked with restaurant group Fridays UK on the implementation of its Agent Assist solution, to ensure full PCI compliance when handling customers’ telephone-based card payments.

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Ocado Solutions has announced a partnership with Auchan Retail Poland which will see the latter’s online business using the Ocado Smart Platform (OSP).

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Fashion brand, GANT, has created a digitally connected global community for its frontline workers in partnership with Yoobic.

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Fast-casual chain Panera Bread shares how it's moved beyond email marketing to grow its customer experience.

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Ganni which operates 24 concept stores across the U.S. and Europe as well as sells through third-party luxury partners, is utilizing the NewStore omnichannel platform to support in-store tasks including POS, order management, fulfillment and clienteling with iPhone-enabled store associates.

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Blueport Commerce announced the launch of Steinhafels Furniture new omnichannel website, Steinhafels.com.

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Wawa Inc. teamed with EVgo Inc., a public fast-charging network for electric vehicles (EVs), to open the first live EVgo public fast-charging station at a Wawa store in Philadelphia.

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A splendid new retail partnership emerged during the pandemic with Pacsun’s partnership with Antuit.ai. This marriage of retail and AI-driven SaaS solutions will help double Pacsun’s ship completes through predictive online ordering analytics tied to leveraging stores and online fulfillment centers.

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ParTech, Inc. today announced that PAR’s Data Central restaurant back-office application was chosen by California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) to provide enterprise-level data management for their restaurants.

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Dudley Stephens today announced it has adopted Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution, Centric PLM, to support its rapid growth.

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Island Hospitality Management, a third-party management company for select service and upscale extended stay hotels in the United States, has partnered with DailyPay to offer on-demand pay.

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The beauty retailer will execute the first phase of Project SOAR, its replacement enterprise resource planning platform, in fiscal 2022. CEO Dave Kimbell noted that Ulta plans to migrate to Google Cloud as its data and analytics platform and begin a two-year effort to refresh its store point-of-sale (POS) systems in the fiscal year.

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Delivery Solutions, a provider of third-party aggregation and orchestration software for last-mile delivery and fulfillment, announced today that Walmart GoLocal, Walmart’s white-label delivery as a service business, will join the Delivery Solutions platform as a last mile delivery service provider.

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Meet Chippy, an autonomous kitchen assistant developed by Flippy maker Miso Robotics. Chippy is being “trained” to make Chipotle’s tortilla chips, which are made in house daily from corn masa flour, water and sunflower oil and seasoned with a dusting of salt and lime juice.

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Now, EBT SNAP is available in participating Sam’s Club locations, using our Scan & Go service – making Sam’s Club the first retailer to support digital EBT payment for physical in-club transactions.

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One year after Southern California supermarket chain Stater Bros. Markets chose ReposiTrak to help it address out-of-stocks, especially in the direct store delivery (DSD) categories that were the most problematic, out-of-stocks are substantially reduced, and Stater Bros. is expanding the program to include even more of its DSD suppliers.

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Fareway announced that PayPal and Venmo are now accepted forms of payment at the company’s 129 store locations. With the continued growth of digital payment adoption across the country, Fareway and Blackhawk Network will work with PayPal and Venmo to bring in-store digital payments to the Midwest grocer.

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In February, Indonesia’s retailer Eigerindo MPI, has deployed Aptos’ PLM solution to improve the product design, development and assortment planning processes for their 122,000 SKUs and 250 stores across Indonesia.

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The retro-luxury, theater-inspired hotel puts convenience and customization at the forefront of the guest experience with INTELITY’s hospitality platform.

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The fast casual concept has partnered with Koala, Olo and PAR Technology’s Punchh for this digital update, which enhances both mobile and online platforms for easier ordering. The three platforms are fully integrated to enable guests to earn and use rewards in the app or online interchangeably.

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