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KBF Enterprises, owner of Warrior, a sports nutrition brand, has awarded Evri a three-year extension to its delivery contract which will now include fulfilment via its UK, European, USA and rest of world distribution sites.

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GreyOrange has been selected by flaconi, a Germany e-retailer for beauty and perfume, to improve overall warehouse operations for faster, more efficient distribution to its customers.

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bp leaders highlighted the ongoing expansion and technological developments led by bp and its marketers, showcasing trends, strategies and innovations that contribute to the success of businesses in today's dynamic environment.

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Caribou Coffee will implement Toast Enterprise Solutions across 500 initial coffeehouse locations in the United States.

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Freshpet went searching for a better way to provide a high-touch service to consumers. At the same time, the pet food brand wanted to streamline workflow processes, gain complete visibility into each parent conversation and track every inquiry.

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Pet Supplies Plus is expanding its delivery reach through a new partnership with DoorDash.

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Thrive Market now accepts SNAP EBT, making it the first-ever online-only retailer to receive USDA approval.

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Cart.com’s technology-enabled logistics network and 3PL capabilities will enable Draper James to simplify omnichannel fulfillment, improve customer experience and meet increasing consumer demand.

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Samir Desai and his team have upgraded and modernized the retailer’s core technology platforms, getting to know the A&F customer better across every touch point and then “wowing our customer everywhere,” he says.

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McDonald’s is gearing up to launch an immersive campaign that celebrates manga and anime.

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As the retailer continues its multi-year investment in technology and innovation to optimize its supply chain and stores, Walmart expects CapEx to range between 3% to 3.5% of sales for the next couple of years.

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Wawa Inc. launched Goose Media Network, a retail media network (RMN) to offer a new way to enhance offerings for its dedicated consumer base.

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Wingstop Inc. is prepared to debut its new proprietary technology stack, MyWingstop, in April, after testing the e-commerce and digital experience in about 150 restaurants.

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Technological solutions are driving cost reductions and higher customer satisfaction at Carvana.

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Orlando City SC and the Orlando Pride have boosted the fan experience at INTER&Co Stadium, becoming the first soccer specific venue to offer Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology for retail.

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Super King Markets has formed a new marketing agreement with Ideal by Design House. Using Ideal’s marketing platform, Super King Markets aims to engage its customers on mobile devices by featuring specialty products and deals, seasonal promotions, timely discounts, and more.

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The dennree Group, the leading trading company for organic food in the German-speaking region has selected RELEX Solutions, provider of unified supply chain and retail planning solutions, for forecasting and replenishment, and space management capabilities.

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The Idaho-based grocer has selected R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD), a global provider of marketing, packaging, print, and supply chain solutions, to transform its “promotional marketing ecosystem” and grocery merchandising, expanding on the companies’ existing partnership.

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Choice Hotels International has partnered with Tesla to offer Tesla Universal Wall Connectors to participating Radisson, Cambria, Comfort, Country Inn & Suites, Quality Inn and other Choice-branded hotels across the U.S.

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Dutch Bros will look to install digital ordering without creating an extra burden on employees. Despite not having order-ahead capabilities, individual shops take in a lot of volume.

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Metcalfe's Market is adopting Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions technology across its stores.

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Tuckernuck, a boutique clothing and accessories e-tailer, tapped Movable Ink, an AI-driven content personalization platform, to give customers what they want.

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The Challenge: Pairing a New ERP With a Reporting Tool That Meets Future Demands.

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Amazon is partnering with Mistral AI to add the startup’s Mixtral 8x7B and Mistral 7B models to the Amazon Bedrock generative AI engine developed by its Amazon Web Services (AWS) hosted cloud services division.

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Cunningham Restaurant Group announced Monday the creation of a new centralized delivery kitchen, CRG Delivery Kitchen, which offers a “best-of” menu with items from and inspired by several of its concepts.

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Gémo, a French footwear and clothing retailer, reports that it has chosen Manhattan Active Warehouse Management (WM) to support its digital transformation journey in response to increased consumer demand for omnichannel and sustainable shopping.

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The franchisor of the Hooters and Hoots Wings fast casual restaurant banners is deploying the cloud-based Par Brink POS and Par Data Central solution from Par, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Par Technology Corp., in 367 Hooters restaurants across 36 U.S. states and 18 countries.

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Greenlight Financial Technology, Inc., announced a new rewards program with Tropical Smoothie Cafe, to bring financial literacy game Greenlight Level Up to more families for free.

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CVS Pharmacy has partnered with Grubhub to make thousands of beauty, household, wellness and convenience items available for delivery from its 6,000+ stores in 48 states.

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Smoothie King tapped the digital agency, Bounteous, to create a customer experience platform with next-generation web ordering and mobile apps, including a calorie counter, a unified wallet and an enhanced rewards strategy.

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Toshiba’s Self Checkout System 7 will empower Metcalfe’s Market to leverage innovative technology to enhance customer service and store operations

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Swiftly today announced a strategic partnership with Dierbergs. This collaboration enhances Dierbergs' customer experience by integrating digital and in-store offerings to bring increased personalization to shoppers.

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Tesco has partnered with Vauxhall to deliver a new programme of services provided through the Tesco Media & Insight Platform, powered by dunnhumby.

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The retailer chose Jumpmind's cloud-native, mobile POS to power its stores given Jumpmind's proven expertise and confidence in its future-proof architecture.

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The drugstore giant, which has accepted Medicare Advantage supplemental benefits in stores since 2019, is now accepting them as payment for approximately 1,700 over-the-counter (OTC) items from its Shop Eligible Products catalog via its e-commerce site and mobile app.

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Joybird, a unit of La-Z-Boy Incorporated, announces the full integration of 3D Cloud Room Scanner technology into its online 3D Space Planner tool.

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The solutions include what the warehouse club retailer described as "first-of-a-kind exit" technology that uses computer vision and digital technology to streamline the verification of receipts and the general exit process.

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To facilitate associate communications, PetSmart recently rolled out an app called Central Bark which can be installed on store-owned or associate-owned mobile devices. It allows associates to access company news and resources right at their fingertips.

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Skechers USA is deploying a Hai Robotics automated storage and retrieval system in its new distribution center in Minato City, Tokyo, Japan.

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The retailer’s partnership with RetailNext to use in-store traffic analytics for shaping everything from staffing strategies to improving store performance and even loss prevention.

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Hospitality technology provider Shiji has announced the deployment of its Infrasys point-of-sale (POS) solution at the Mandarin Oriental Savoy Hotel in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Virgin Voyages will deploy a new level of “Pretty Fly for a Wi-Fi" connected experiences for thousands of its “sailors” (passengers) across its fleet; becoming the first cruise line to deploy SES Cruise mPOWERED + Starlink PRO service.

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Zouk Group, a global lifestyle brand specializing in nightlife, entertainmentand dining, has selected UrVenue,as its global technology partner, expanding their current partnership to Zouk Group’s nightlife venues in Singapore, Japan, and Malaysia.

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