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Digital River and TreviPay Partner with Lenovo to Enhance the B2B Buying Experience with New Payment Options

Digital River, an experienced global ecommerce enabler for established and fast-growing brands, announced its innovative payment solution with TreviPay, a global fintech company that facilitates streamlined, frictionless commerce for buyers and sellers in the B2B space, is now live on Lenovo in the UK, Ireland, Germany and France. The solution gives Lenovo’s B2B customers a new, flexible purchasing experience to better manage cash flow and reduce friction with buyers. Marketing Technology News: Strata Introduces Identity…

Will AI Change the Game for Adtech?

Advertising technology can best be described as an umbrella of software tools and services that fuel the process of advertising for a company. The advertising technology platforms integrate branding, targeting, delivering, and analyzing the advertising efforts all on a single platform. Advertising technology facilitates Omnichannel marketing. It provides a seamless and integrated shopping experience to the user from start to end. Every channel of the product/service channel functions together and creates a single voice for…

PlanSource Shares Review of 2020; Benefits Administration Tech Leader Reports Growth Across Partnerships, Products and Performance

PlanSource, the technology company that automates and simplifies employee benefits programs, today shared a recap of 2020 and its direction for 2021. More than 1,000 new employers representing 1.6 million employees selected PlanSource to simplify and automate their employee benefit programs in 2020. PlanSource now serves more than 7.5 million consumers across 5,000 customers through its work with more than 500 brokers and resellers. The company’s 100 percent digital experience, real-time APIs and easy-to-use…

CB4 and Road Ranger Announce Partnership to Improve Customer Experience and Sell More Product Chainwide

CB4 helps Road Ranger store teams uncover opportunities to sell more product by making adjustments to availability, visibility, and ticketing for each store's most in-demand items Road Ranger, based out of Rockford, IL, is bringing CB4's unique, AI-powered software to their 40+ convenience stores and travel centers throughout seven midwest states. Road Ranger plans to elevate the shopping experience for customers by making the products they love easy to find and buy. "Having the right products in the right places is…

Poq and Amplience Announce New Partnership to Offer Superior Native Apps

Headless commerce specialist integrates with leading mobile software provider to provide best-of-breed shopping content and app experiences Native SaaS retail mobile app platform, Poq, is excited to announce a new partnership with leading headless commerce experience provider, Amplience. Amplience offers a headless content management system (CMS) and powerful digital asset management solution, while the Poq appcommerce platform enables retailers and brands to launch highly effective and fully customized native mobile…

Poq Partners with AppsFlyer to Power More Effective Data-Driven App Commerce Decision Making

Marketing analytics and attribution specialist integrates with leading app commerce software platform to help retailers unlock the power of mobile campaign data Native SaaS retail mobile app platform, Poq, announces the beta launch of its standard integration with mobile analytics and attribution provider, AppsFlyer. The integration is the result of a partnership between the two companies that will enable Poq mobile app clients to rapidly scale their app commerce marketing efforts and drive more effective customer…

Centerfield’s Dugout Platform Enhances Omnichannel Capabilities with AI-Powered Chat

Centerfield, a technology-driven marketing and customer acquisition company, announced the addition of AI-powered chat to its customer acquisition platform, Dugout. Centerfield optimizes millions of shopping experiences for the world’s leading brands. Dugout is now able to engage with customers via an automated chat experience that quickly understands shopping intent and enables a smooth handoff to a purchase via e-commerce, sales center or other channels. These advancements have boosted total sales and reduced costs…

StitcherAds Announces New Leadership Team to Lead the Company’s Growth Trajectory

The new appointments – including a SVP of Business Development, VP of People and a Strategic Advisor – highlight StitcherAds’ continuous effort to strengthen its executive team, and continue the next stage of growth StitcherAds, the leading platform for ad solutions and shopping experiences that drive incremental sales on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Snapchat, announced Boaz Cohen as the company's Senior Vice President of Business Development, Paige DeLeon as Vice President, People and Dave Donnelly as VP of Sales.…

ThryveAI Fulfillment Solution Helps Triple the Efficiency of In-Store Pickers

ThryveAI, an Mi9 Retail brand, providing the next generation of digital commerce for grocers, revealed that grocers using Thryve Fulfillment, an automated, multi-order picking solution, are picking three times more items per hour (~150-160) than with traditional solutions (~50-60). "The order volume our grocery partners anticipated to do in five years down the road became their reality overnight in March 2020 due to COVID," said Neil Moses, CEO of Mi9 Retail/ThryveAI. "In some cases their sales and order volume increased…

FedEx to Acquire ShopRunner to Expand E-Commerce Capabilities

Combined strengths enable brands and merchants to increase competitiveness and deliver end-to-end shopping experiences to consumers FedEx Corp. announced that it has agreed to acquire ShopRunner, the e-commerce platform that directly connects brands and merchants with online shoppers. ShopRunner’s capabilities will complement and expand the FedEx e-commerce portfolio and are expected to create increased value for brands, merchants, and consumers. The parties anticipate the acquisition to close by the end of the calendar…

UK Startup AGORA Launches to Disrupt the Beauty Industry, Giving Beauty Fans a Platform to Monetise Their Creativity

AGORA has raised $6.6 million in seed funding led by Draper Esprit AGORA is a social commerce platform that allows everyday users to monetise their talent by sharing video content tagged to their favourite beauty products  It has raised $6.6m in equity financing led by Draper Esprit  Co-founders Riccardo Basile and Elizabeth Craft Townsend-Rose were part of the founding team of multi-billion dollar e-commerce platform Lazada, now owned by Alibaba The platform is currently UK-only, with plans for European…

Price Chopper Supermarkets Selects Manthan-RichRelevance to Deliver on Omnichannel Personalization

Leading US grocery chain will leverage advanced machine learning algorithms to provide personalized, seamless experience for their customers Manthan-RichRelevance, a leading Experience Personalization and Customer Engagement Platform, today announced that Price Chopper Supermarkets and Market 32 have partnered with them to drive intimate, highly personalized customer engagement across the lifecycle. Price Chopper Supermarkets will leverage the company's integrated SaaS suite covering Customer Data Platform, Advanced…

BDS Launches New Video-Powered, Click-To-Connect Selling Solution

BDS announced the official launch of Tap-a-Tech, its new video-powered, click-to-connect selling solution that augments the shopping experience, both online and in-store. Tap-a-Tech is one of many recent digital-first innovations from BDS that are designed to create brand hype, power engaging experiences, forge connections, boost conversions, and re-instill consumer confidence. With limits on person-to-person contact and lingering COVID-19 concerns going into the holidays, consumers are increasingly relying on alternative…

Spreadshop Partners with YouTube to Grow Merchandise Sales Globally

YouTube creators who use Spreadshop can now promote their merch across their channels Spreadshop, a Spread Group brand, is partnering with YouTube to enable creators to use YouTube’s merchandise features, which includes the merch shelf, store tab, and more. Both platforms champion self-expression on a global level and are excited to take this a step further through their collaboration. To use the merch features, YouTube creators will need to qualify for eligibility per these guidelines. “Our integration with YouTube is a…

WPG Americas Inc. Offering New Online Shopping Experience to Customers

WPG Americas Inc. (WPGA) a subsidiary of WPG Holdings, the largest global electronic components distributor, announces the launch of its new e-commerce store eshop.wpgam.com.  The new website has been designed to offer the ultimate user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality while allowing customers to see the full product portfolio WPGA can offer. The improved site also enhances customers shopping experience with easier search capability, additional product offerings with faster load times. In the…

SquadLocker Adds Expedited Checkout and Consolidated Shipping to Simplify Checkout

SquadLocker, a leading provider of online tools and services for team and organizations to manage custom apparel and equipment purchasing has added expedited checkout and consolidated shipping to its custom store building platform. Alongside the centralized home page, dashboard organization, and combined fundraising feature, the new multi-store checkout feature will ease up purchasing and acquiring custom apparel and gear.  The service provider witnessed a steady rise in schools and sports organizations setting up…

GameStop Partners With Klarna to Offer Gaming Community a More Innovative and Flexible Shopping Experience Online and in Store

GameStop will also participate in `Playing for Keeps,' Klarna's interactive, live-streamed gaming events featuring world-renowned gamers and celebrities Klarna, the leading global payments provider and shopping service, announced that it has entered into an agreement with GameStop to provide the world's largest retailer of video games and pop culture collectibles merchandise access to its flexible, secure and interest-free buy now, pay later payment service. GameStop will also be featured in Playing for Keeps, Klarna's…

ChannelAdvisor Introduces Shoppable Media

ChannelAdvisor, a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable brands and retailers to increase global sales, announced the launch of Shoppable Media, a comprehensive suite of multi-channel solutions designed to help businesses reach purchase-ready consumers more efficiently. Whether buyers are exploring a brand's product offerings on its website, social media, email, or digital ads, today's release enables brands to deliver a seamless shopping experience for consumers while leveraging actionable…

EPAM Helps Bacardi Accelerate Digital Marketing and E-Commerce Transformation

Newly revamped technology ecosystem uses AWS DevOps Automation to increase time-to-market and improve the consumer's online shopping experience What's the News: EPAM and Bacardi partner to revamp their digital marketing technology ecosystem, using DevOps automation—to improve brand consistency, speed up time-to-market and deliver significant operational cost savings. Why it's important: As consumer buying behaviors continue to shift online, Bacardi needed to put their customer at the heart of the commerce…

Consumers Adjust Holiday Shopping Due to COVID and Are Willing to Grant Retailers Leeway

As retailers brace for what is shaping up to be a holiday season like no other, they face a whole new set of challenges to win customers and meet seasonal demands in the midst of a global pandemic. To help brands navigate this complex new landscape, Delivery Experience Management (DEM) leader Convey announced the results of its fourth annual study that illuminates the trends and themes that will define the shopping experience this holiday. The survey found that a significant portion of shoppers recognize the uncertainty…