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  1. Digital Fashion Wholesale Marketplace To Launch In L.A.'s Fashion District

    A new online wholesale marketplace called is set to make a big splash in the L.A. Fashion District by not only connecting wholesale buyers with exclusive deals using the power of group buying discounts but also by allowing those buyers to automatically consolidate their shipment orders at the point of purchase, all within the same mobile app.

  2. Avery Dennison Retail Branding And Information Solutions Enhances The Consumer Experience At NRF 2016

    Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions (RBIS) (NYSE: AVY), a global leader in apparel, footwear and RFID-enabled solutions, attended the 2016 National Retail Federation’s (NRF) 105th Annual Convention and EXPO yesterday at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. Avery Dennison RBIS also showcased its latest products, services and RFID technologies at NRF’s EXPO hall. The demonstration featured the impact of RFID on inventory accuracy on the retail consumer experience, a sneak peek of its upcoming printer series, in addition to an interactive smart mirror demonstration, in collaboration with Oak Labs. Furthermore, Avery Dennison RBIS hosted a BIG !deas panel discussion on RFID technology and the impact on consumer experience, moderated by Fast Company and featuring industry experts from Rebecca Minkoff and adidas.

  3. Zebra Technologies Helps Retailers Create “One Store, One Experience” At NRF 2016

    Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in solutions and services that provide real-time visibility into organizations’ assets, people and transactions, today unveiled new products and solutions that help retailers optimize profitability and increase employee productivity while improving the omnichannel shopping experience. Zebra is introducing two new desktop printers that connect via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to help employees update product pricing, shelf labels and coupons in alignment with the store’s merchandising and pricing strategies. Zebra’s new Price Management Execution solution synchronizes in-store and online pricing, allowing retailers to execute the right price at the right time – providing seamless and competitive prices to in-store shoppers. In addition, the recently announced lightweight, ergonomic TC8000 enterprise mobile computer can help increase the productivity of warehouse workers by an average of 14 percent based on workflow.

  4. Zebra Technologies Introduces Smart Refrigeration IoT Solution Reference Design For Retailers

    Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in solutions and services that provide real-time visibility into organizations’ assets, people and transactions and Atmel® Corporation, (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, today announced it is demonstrating a smart refrigeration Internet of Things (IoT) reference design at NRF 2016 being held on Jan. 17-20, 2016, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. In addition to the latest in low-power silicon and cloud services, this demonstration at booth #1603 will show how products designed with the ARM® mbed™ IoT Device Platform bring improved security and energy efficiency.

  5. Ingenico Group's P2PE Solution On-Guard Powers Three Out Of Four PCI-validated P2PE Offerings In The US

    At the annual NRF Conference & EXPO, Retail’s BIG Show, in New York City, Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING), global leader in seamless payment, announced that three out of four PCI-validated point-to-point-encryption (P2PE) offerings available in the US are powered by its On-Guard P2PE solution. In 2015, adoption of Ingenico Group’s On-Guard grew by 10x as US merchants upgraded their systems for EMV and concurrently implemented additional security measures to help fortify their payment acceptance infrastructures.

  6. Optimove Launches Strategic Services Division To Help Online Businesses Improve Customer Marketing Programs
    At the National Retail Federation’s Annual Convention & EXPO today, Optimove, a Customer Marketing Cloud provider for customer-centric businesses, announced that it has launched a strategic services division, designed to deliver data-driven customer marketing as a service. The company’s new Strategic Services Team will assist companies in growing their businesses through their existing customers by improving customer loyalty, engagement and retention.
  7. In-Store Beacons: A ‘Recipe’ For A New Shopping Experience

    At this year’s NRF Annual Convention & EXPO in New York City, beacons are gaining even more attention among retailers and mobile apps as a way to re-invent the consumer experience. 

  8. IKEA Seeking 300 Coworkers To Join Swedish Family At Store On Track To Open Summer 2016 In Las Vegas, NV

    IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, recently announced it has begun the coworker recruitment process for its future Las Vegas store, opening Summer 2016 along the northern side of the 215 Beltway at Durango Drive, near Sunset Road.

  9. Cabela’s Inc. Partners With Theatro To Replace Two-Way Radios With Voice-Controlled Wearables

    Cabela’s Incorporated and Theatro announced a partnership for in-store service across Cabela’s locations. The Theatro service will enable Cabela’s employees to use voice-controlled, wearable devices to better serve customers and improve store operations.

  10. Temando Survey Shows U.S. Retailers Do Not Fully Meet Consumers’ Shipping And Fulfilment Demands

    Temando announced United States retailer and consumer survey data from its 2016 State of Shipping In Commerce report. The survey polled 214 micro, small, mid-sized and enterprise retailers and over 1,000 consumers about a range of shipping-related challenges they face. The survey highlights revenue, customer loyalty, and efficiency opportunities for US retailers to close the gap between what shipping options they offer and what consumers are demanding.