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Real Madrid CF And Legends Announce Groundbreaking Global Omnichannel Retail Program

Comprehensive Partnership Spans E-Commerce, Retail at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, and Official Real Madrid Stores -- Real Madrid and Legends will Unveil a New Flagship Megastore at the Transformed Estadio Santiago Bernabéu -- Expanded Retail Experience will Also Include the Launch of a New Official Online Store and the Reopening of Official Real Madrid Stores Real Madrid CF announced an expansive omnichannel retail program, inclusive of an all-new official online store, the relaunch of three official stores in…

Veteran Retail Tech Entrepreneur, Donny Askin, Joins Newmine

Newmine, a retail technology and consulting firm and the innovator behind the first AI/ML returns reduction platform Chief Returns Officer®, announced today the appointment of Donny Askin as Executive Vice President and Partner Newmine, a retail technology and consulting firm and the innovator behind the first AI/ML returns reduction platform Chief Returns Officer, announced the appointment of Donny Askin as Executive Vice President and Partner. Donny has been a longtime advisor to Newmine and brings over four decades of…

Mediagrif E-Commerce Platform Orckestra Chosen As Exhibitor At New Retail TechLab

Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., a leader in SaaS commerce technologies, is proud to announce that its enterprise-grade e-commerce solution – Orckestra – has been selected as one of the exhibitors at the new Retail TechLab in Copenhagen. Retail TechLab is an initiative to explore, exhibit and test solutions for the future of retail, established with the collaboration of the Danish government, the Danish Business Association, and numerous educational and corporate institutions including Microsoft. Recommended AI…

Consumer Driven Strategies Will Be Vital for Retailers to Bounce Back From Lockdown, Says B-Stock

As stores across Europe begin to re-open their doors, retailers who have survived lockdown will need to navigate the uncertainty of the retail landscape and adapt to new market strategies for business to continue, urged Giorgio Vitale, Head of Business Development EMEA at B-Stock. Due to the impact of COVID-19 the retail landscape has changed drastically and the changes to the way that consumers used to shop were felt by everyone. While younger buyers are likely to embrace shopping again far quicker than those aged over…

Three Strategies to Transform Your Retail E-Commerce Business

The sudden shift in e-commerce strategies due to the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way retailers think. Strategies for implementing buy-online-pickup-in-store (BOPIS) and curbside pickup now dominate the conversation. In order to survive in today’s highly volatile environment, retailers and marketers must leverage technologies that reduce time-to-market and create engaging content that lead customers to shop online. Here are three strategies that focus on delivering great customer experiences that strengthen customer…

Microsoft Store Announces New Approach to Retail

Microsoft to continue to support customers online, with retail team members working remotely and at Microsoft corporate locations Microsoft Corp. announced a strategic change in its retail operations, including closing Microsoft Store physical locations. The company's retail team members will continue to serve customers from Microsoft corporate facilities and remotely providing sales, training, and support. Microsoft will continue to invest in its digital storefronts on Microsoft.com, and stores in Xbox and Windows,…

Retail Ecommerce Veterans Haase, Lopez & Cheyney Join CitrusAd Amidst Accelerated Demand for Digital Retail Media

Big Hiring Wave at CitrusAd Brings New CRO, VP Solutions Architect and Global SVP of Sales CitrusAd continues to grow its presence and leadership team. Three of the most recent hires are industry veterans David Haase, Christian Lopez and Sean Cheyney. All three have extensive experience in bolstering ecommerce websites with media revenue for retailers and ROAS for advertisers. Marketing Technology News: Zeta Launches Enhanced Marketing Analytics and Insights Solution The recent surge in demand for digital…

Rokk3r, Dimas Gimeno Partner to Shape the Future of Retail Through Technology and Exponential Company-Building

Rokk3r, a Miami-based global venture building and business transformation ecosystem, and Dimas Gimeno, chairman of Madrid-based Skintelligence Investments S.L. and former CEO of Spanish retail giant El Corte Inglés, announced a joint venture to develop transformative technology companies that help retailers navigate the industry's digital transformation, exceed elevated consumer expectations and protect and expand market position. The new partnership will cover multiple business initiatives, including retail technology…

Kibo Announces Curbside Pickup to Help Retailers Meet Demands of COVID-19

Retailers are able to rapidly deploy an optimized BOPAC process with Kibo Kibo, a leader in cloud commerce, is releasing Curbside Pickup, a new fulfillment offering designed for retailers to meet growing demand for buy online, pick up curbside options (also known as BOPAC) resulting from COVID-19. In order to support retailers through the uncertain future of COVID-19, in Q4 and beyond, Kibo is offering promotional discounts throughout 2020 to help retailers launch curbside pickup operations in 30 days and weave it into…

Israel’s Retail Innovation Club Unveils New Technologies to Get Brick & Mortar Stores Back on Track Following COVID Lockdown

Israel has leveraged technology to overcome the current health crisis, with different innovative solutions that track the spread of the coronavirus. This tech allowed the country to build models and intervene rapidly when necessary before communities and health facilities were overwhelmed. Now that schools, offices and shops are going back to "the new normal", the country's retailers also turned to tech and innovation to revitalize their businesses. Marketing Technology News: Victory Square Portfolio Company FansUnite…

Kibo Retail Clients See 563% Increase in BOPIS Orders During COVID-19

Retailers were able to quickly enable BOPIS and curbside pickup with Kibo order management Kibo, a leader in cloud commerce, announced that the company’s retail clients received a 563% increase in Buy Online, Pickup In-Store (BOPIS) orders at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. BOPIS, which also includes curbside pickup, was gaining momentum as a popular new fulfillment tactic during the 2019 holiday season, but gained significant traction while social distancing regulations were in effect. Additionally, Kibo saw an…

Foko Retail Launches MyQueue and MyReservation as Part of COVID Kit

New Additions Include Tools to Help Reduce In-Store Lineups and Appointment Times with Associates Foko Retail, a leader in the retail communication space, announced today an expansion to its COVID Kit. The COVID Kit is a suite of resources designed to help retailers reopen safely and manage store operations during a very challenging time in the industry. The new additions to the kit include tools to help manage customer lineups virtually and a reservation app that allows customers to book appointments with associates…

Inmar Intelligence and Fulfillment.com Join Forces to Provide the First True End-to-End E-Commerce Solution for Online Retailers

Leading e-commerce fulfillment and return providers now offer a full-spectrum service solution, enabling fulfillment and returns management on almost any e-commerce platform Fulfillment.com, the world’s preeminent provider of e-commerce order fulfillment services to high-volume independent Internet retailers, and Inmar Intelligence, a data-driven technology-enabled services company, announced a joint venture that provides online retailers with the first true end-to-end e-commerce solution. This offering covers the…

Kenshoo and Profitero Announce Data Partnership to Bridge Retail Intelligence and Ecommerce Advertising

New partnership solves business challenges created by recent pandemic-accelerated ecommerce growth Kenshoo, a global leader in marketing technology, and Profitero, a leading global enterprise e-commerce SaaS analytics platform, announced a strategic partnership designed to pair industry-leading ecommerce performance analytics with best in class enterprise marketing activation technology to deliver powerful retail-intelligent advertising results for brands online. The partnership empowers brands to use multi-retailer…

CommerceHub’s Record Volume Reveals Promising Trend as Ecommerce Proves Essential to Retail’s New Normal

Significant Growth in Online Orders Demonstrates Diversified Supply Chains are Mission-Critical for Retailers to Thrive Post-COVID-19 As the retail industry continues to experience the full impact of COVID-19, resulting in store closures and reduced distribution capacity, there are new, emerging signs that the industry is responding positively to this new normal, adapting their ways to meet the needs of consumers. Today, CommerceHub, Inc., a leading ecommerce enablement platform of over 12,000 retailers, brands and…

Guided Selling: The Basics Retailers Need to Get Right

Many of us have less than fond memories of spending what felt like an eternity wandering around furniture stores with our parents. But into adulthood, we begin to love making our homes feel personal and special. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always mean we spend any less time aimlessly walking around physical stores trying to find our dream couch or dining room set. Of course, the quest for the “perfect” furniture piece and accessories now extends to online stores – and as a vertical, it is booming. According to Furniture…

Applexus Launches Simpleretail, an AI-Powered Platform for Curbside and Omnichannel Retailing

Applexus launched the latest version of their SimpleRetail solution to address the retail industry’s need to provide an engaging and consistent shopping experience across all channels. In the “new normal” after COVID-19, consumers will move from buying traditional in-store to curbside, delivery and buy-online-pickup-in-store (BOPIS) channels. To win in this changed landscape, retailers must rapidly provide an engaging buying experience across all channels. SimpleRetail is an intelligent digital store and consumer experience…

Super Hi-Fi Signs Octave Group To Improve The Retail Music Experience

Partnership to help retailers with new audio capabilities Super Hi-Fi, the AI-powered audio platform that creates engaging digital music listening experiences, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Octave Group, a leading provider of music and branded entertainment experiences in retail, bars, and restaurants. The agreement will enable Octave Group, including PlayNetwork and TouchTunes, to offer selected Super Hi-Fi music technology in a fully integrated solution. Marketing Technology News: Eka Unveils New…

RetailMeNot Reveals Father’s Day Shopping, Saving and Spending

Father's Day is this Sunday and according to RetailMeNot, 69% of Americans plan to make a Father's Day purchase this year despite the limitations of COVID-19. Shopping and trends expert for RetailMeNot, Sara Skirboll, reminds shoppers that this year will look a little different than last. "While it might be too late to buy Dad a gift online, you still have options for contactless purchases. Consider buying online and picking up curbside. There are lots of stores offering this service and the better news is that most of these…

Staples US Retail Partners with Instacart

New partnership gives small business owners, remote workers, parents and teachers another way to shop for working and learning essentials Staples US Retail announced a collaboration with Instacart to launch same-day delivery from more than 1,000 Staples US retail locations. The partnership offers customers a safe and convenient way to shop for an assortment of products from trusted brands ranging from home office essentials to back-to-school necessities, and most importantly, cleaning supplies and PPE to accommodate…