Lowe’s and Virginia Tech have developed a new wearable robotic suit with lift-assist technology that helps employees lift and carry merchandise through the store more efficiently and with less change of repetitive injuries. The exosuit is now being piloted at Lowe’s Christiansburg, Virginia store, and it was a product of Lowe’s Innovation Lab.
Walmart is currently “testing new approaches in two recently opened supercenters" in Tomball, TX, and Lake Nona, FL featuring new layouts and technology to improve the shopping experience, according to a corporate blog post written by Jeff Muench, senior director of Business Development. The pilot is designed to see how new features can help boost the overall customer experience and help raise sales.
A new robotic prototype from Swiss company Teleretail AG would be capable of traveling distances up to 50 miles to deliver goods, expanding the potential for suburban and rural delivery applications, according to TechCrunch.
Target has unveiled 360 ° Shopping, a virtual experience on its website, that features curated living room looks and the ability to browse some 140 products in a virtual living room designed to help visualize the size, scale and styling of items, according to a company blog post.
DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is experiencing a high as it capitalizes on the current turmoil in the sporting goods market. Last year’s bankruptcy of rival Sports Authority helped boost DICK’s sales and position, as it won intellectual property rights and some store leases in its wake. Golfsmith also exited the market last year, giving DICK’s a larger share of the marketplace.
New owner says it is liquidating assets at all locations, but only closing some of them.
OrderDynamics, the leading cloud Retail Order Management System (OMS) provider, announced recently that Browns Shoes, the leading fashion footwear retailer in Canada, has selected the OrderDynamics OMS to enhance their omni-channel capabilities
MyWebGrocer (MWG), the leading provider of eCommerce and digital marketing solutions to the retail grocery and Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industries, announces that Mariano’s, one of four grocery banners of Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc., has selected MWG’s platform to power its core eCommerce capabilities, as well as deepen engagement with an increasingly digital, grocery consumer.
Siyata Mobile Inc. (the "Company" or "Siyata") (TSX VENTURE: SIM) (OTCQB: SYATF) is pleased to announce that is has launched its full booster portfolio and Uniden® U620 rugged device at Staples.ca.
CashStar, the industry-leading provider of prepaid commerce solutions, recently announced that it has partnered with SEPHORA, the global prestige beauty retailer, to assist in its gift card program management using Velocity B2B, CashStar’s new independent business unit.
Stibo Systems, the global leader in multidomain Master Data Management (MDM) solutions, recently announced that Office Depot, Inc., the leading global provider of office products, services and solutions, has chosen Stibo Systems’ MDM platform, STEP Trailblazer, to fuel their digital transformation efforts.
Aptos, Inc., a recognized market leader in retail technology solutions, recently announced Shoe Palace has selected the Aptos Singular Commerce platform in the cloud to streamline and enhance its omni-channel retail operations to provide the “Ultimate Experience” for its customers.
Weebly, the global website and eCommerce service empowering more than 45 million entrepreneurs worldwide, announced it will integrate Android Pay into the mobile checkout flow of Weebly online stores.
Lowe's and Virginia Tech have joined forces to develop an exosuit—a wearable robotic suit with lift-assist technology— for Lowe's store employees. Currently in pilot at Lowe's Christiansburg, Va. store, the lightweight exosuit is designed to support employees by helping them lift and move product through the store more efficiently, to aid against muscle fatigue that can result from repetitive motion.
BRAVADA International Ltd (https://www.LeggingSuperstore.com) has launched the LeggingSuperstore.com, a new ecommerce website on the Shopify platform.
Radial, a leading omnichannel commerce technology and operations provider that works with mid-market retailers and brands to deliver great customer service, announced today its new Visual IVR (Interactive Voice Response) offering, along with the results of Aéropostale's adoption of the solution.
Today Mills Fleet Farm, a retailer with 37 locations across Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and North Dakota, announced the launch of its new omni-channel commerce solution focused on providing its customers a first-class experience online, on mobile and in-store.
GrandCanals, the market leader in analytics-driven fulfillment, has closed a $4.8 million Series A financing round led by Cloud Apps Capital Partners and AllMobile Fund. The new funding will fuel GrandCanals’ growth as it drives adoption of the latest version of the Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud with retailers and eCommerce companies. Purpose-built for direct-to-customer fulfillment, Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud 3.0 enables companies to fulfill with confidence and delight their customers by providing the intelligence required to improve fulfillment chains and meet rising customer expectations on delivery time, cost, and convenience.