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Staying on top of breaking news in the retail industry is a commitment Retail TouchPoints editors take seriously. Each day, we publish the latest information in this News Briefs section. Up-to-the-minute stories cover retail implementations, new product announcements, financial updates, executive appointments and overall global updates affecting every aspect of the retail industry.

ShopperTrak Unveils Global Data Index

ShopperTrak Unveils Global Data Index

January 18 // Written by Glenn Taylor

JCPenney Deal Brings Nike Shops Into 600 Stores

JCPenney Deal Brings Nike Shops Into 600 Stores

January 18 // Written by David DeZuzio

Symphony Retail Releases Cloud Platform

Symphony Retail Releases Cloud Platform

January 18 // Written by Glenn Taylor

Alipay Expands Mobile Payment App Services To North America
360pi Launches Commerce Analytics Solution At NRF17

360pi Launches Commerce Analytics Solution At NRF17

January 16 // Written by Klaudia Tirico

Apex To Showcase Self-Serve BOPIS Locker Solutions At NRF

Apex To Showcase Self-Serve BOPIS Locker Solutions At NRF

January 13 // Written by David DeZuzio

New Cash Management Study To Be Released At NRF 2017

New Cash Management Study To Be Released At NRF 2017

January 13 // Written by Klaudia Tirico

Kibo To Demo Technology Partner App Marketplace At NRF 2017
Datalogic To Preview New Products and Solutions at NRF 2017
Vantiv Launches TriPOS Cloud For Payment Processing

Vantiv Launches TriPOS Cloud For Payment Processing

January 13 // Written by David DeZuzio

Bizerba Integrates Digimarc Barcode Into Retail Labels

Bizerba Integrates Digimarc Barcode Into Retail Labels

January 13 // Written by Glenn Taylor

SOTI To Unveil Mobility Management Solution At NRF

SOTI To Unveil Mobility Management Solution At NRF

January 13 // Written by David DeZuzio

Thomas Pink Taps RFID For Real-Time Shopper And Product Tracking

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Thomas Pink has deployed a digital solution that will allow the luxury apparel retailer to track the movement of both people and products around its New York City store with the help of RFID and Internet of Things (IoT) multi-sensors. The Acuitas Digital IoT platform includes RFID sensors to provide real-time…
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Verifone Partnership Enables Shoppers To Pay Using Loyalty Points

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A partnership between Verifone and payment technology vendor FIS will enable shoppers to pay for purchases with the loyalty program points they've accrued via their credit and debit cards. The Verifone Points Redemption application connects to the FIS Premium Payback Network to allow third-party loyalty programs to participate. Merchants download…
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ShopperTrak Unveils Global Data Index

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ShopperTrak, a business unit of Tyco Retail Solutions that analyzes in-store sales and traffic, has introduced its Global Index, providing shopper visit data on a worldwide scale. The retail index counts more than 40 billion global shopper visits annually and drills down to the zip code level. “As online and…
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JCPenney Deal Brings Nike Shops Into 600 Stores

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JCPenney just did it. The department store retailer has teamed up with the athletic titan to open Nike branded in-store shops in more than 600 JCPenney locations across the country. Anchored by a Nike swoosh, the 500-square-foot shops will be prominently located within the stores' men’s department.  "Nike is immensely…
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Yankee Candle Upgrades POS Across North America And UK Stores

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Yankee Candle has selected the Toshiba TCxWave POS solution to help modernize its in-store technology and accommodate future growth. The retailer and manufacturer will deploy 1,400 TCxWave systems across its stores in North America and the UK during 2017. “We selected Toshiba’s POS solutions to support our new retail infrastructure…
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The Fragrance Outlet, Buckle Onboard Singular Commerce Platform

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The Fragrance Outlet and Buckle have selected the Aptos Singular Commerce platform to support growth and the delivery of omnichannel, personalized experiences. An Aptos customer since 2011, The Fragrance Outlet has more than doubled its store count in recent years and launched an e-Commerce site. Now with more than 100…
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Symphony Retail Releases Cloud Platform

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Symphony Retail Solutions has unveiled the Symphony Retail Cloud (SRC), a customer-centric platform for retailers and manufacturers. The suite of solutions is designed to facilitate collaboration and optimize operations with specific workflows and tools for four key retail and CPG functions. For retailers, the platform includes: Marketing Manager’s Suite, Category…
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True Fit Names Former Demandware Exec As Chief Retail Officer

Footwear and apparel discovery platform True Fit has appointed Troy Brown as its Chief Retail Officer. In this role Brown will lead True Fit’s go-to-market team and drive the global growth of the company’s retail partnerships, overseeing all aspects of sales, delivery and client success. Brown will be responsible for the growth of True Fit’s SaaS solutions including the new data-driven personality platform, Discovery.

Salesforce Integrates Commerce Cloud With Facebook Dynamic Ads

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Brands can now leverage Commerce Cloud and Facebook in new ways to deliver relevant product information and drive conversion. Salesforce is demonstrating the platform at booth #3431 at the NRF Big Show 2017. Facebook Dynamic Ads present relevant content to people who have expressed interest on a retailer’s web site, app or…
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Alipay Expands Mobile Payment App Services To North America

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Alipay, a digital payment platform based in China, has expanded its in-store mobile lifestyle and payments service to the North American retail market as it seeks to enhance the shopping experience for Chinese consumers visiting the U.S. and Canada. The company announced the initiative during NRF Big Show 2017.
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360pi Launches Commerce Analytics Solution At NRF17

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360pi, a retail price and product intelligence solution, has debuted a new commerce analytics platform called 360GamePlan at the NRF Big Show 2017. The SaaS-based solution allows retailers to grow and optimize their assortment using insights into product and category-level demand as well as competitive positioning.
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Azoya Releases Platform To Help U.S. Retailers Sell To Chinese Consumers

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China-based e-Commerce solution provider Azoya has launched turnkey solutions and services designed to help U.S. retailers enter the Chinese market. The solutions help to minimize both investment and risk involved in building, hosting and managing an e-Commerce operation in China. “To simplify foreign expansion and ensure long-term growth in China, we…
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CoreMedia Announces Integration With Salesforce Commerce Cloud

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CoreMedia, a content and digital asset management platform, has integrated its LiveContext solution with Salesforce Commerce Cloud (formerly known as Demandware). The integration allows customers of both platforms to combine media and branded content with real-time product data and transactional capabilities to create digital shopping experiences.
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Crate And Barrel Sharpens PIM As Infor Co-Development Partner

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Providing consistent, accurate and engaging product information across multiple touch points is critical to successfully interacting with customers today. To continually create frustration-free experiences for employees and customers, Crate and Barrel has become a co-developer of the Infor CloudSuite Retail software. Infor CloudSuite Retail is designed to combine omnichannel retailing…
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Apex To Showcase Self-Serve BOPIS Locker Solutions At NRF

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Apex Supply Chain Technologies will showcase its AnyWhere Automated Pick-Up Solutions at Booth #853 at the NRF Big Show 2017. Apex AnyWhere for retail and restaurant applications gives customers new self-serve engagement options for food and beverage, shopping and click-and-collect needs. All solutions integrate with existing e-Commerce, social and mobile…
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New Cash Management Study To Be Released At NRF 2017

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Are businesses wasting millions on inefficient cash management practices? New research from cash management solutions provider Tellermate finds that the average 250-location retailer could be wasting up to $5.9 million annually. The full Cost of Cash study will be released during the NRF Big Show 2017.
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Radial Debuts Order Management System Suite To Enhance Customer Experiences

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Omnichannel commerce tech provider Radial has launched a new suite of solutions, services and partnerships designed to enable retailers to deliver improved customer experiences while focusing on profitability.    Radial has unveiled the Radial Order Management (ROM) enterprise-class order management system, a platform including features designed to improve:
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FaceCake To Introduce Latest Augmented Reality Platform at NRF

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FaceCake Marketing Technologies, Inc. will debut its Augmented Reality (AR) platform for Retail at Microsoft's booth #2803 at the NRF Big Show 2017. The platform allows consumers to virtually "visualize their look" wherever they are, whether in-store, at home or on their mobile device. FaceCake's personalized AR shopping platform is…
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Datalogic To Preview New Products and Solutions at NRF 2017

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Automatic data capture and industrial automation provider Datalogic will preview new products and technology at booth #3827 at the NRF Big Show 2017. Datalogic provides Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation to the retail market, with products including  barcode readers, mobile computers, sensors, vision systems and laser marking equipment.
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Vantiv Launches TriPOS Cloud For Payment Processing

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SMB payment technology provider Vantiv Integrated Payments has launched triPOS Cloud, an extension of the triPOS product line. Independent software vendors (ISVs) that create POS solutions can integrate to Vantiv via the cloud or a native application. Vantiv will be demonstrating the triPOS product line at booth #4211 at the NRF…
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Bizerba Integrates Digimarc Barcode Into Retail Labels

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Package weighing, slicing and labeling technology provider Bizerba has integrated Digimarc Barcode into its retail scale labels. The technology integration is designed to increase productivity at checkout, reduce barcode swapping and improve customer engagement. Users can apply the Digimarc Barcode across an entire printed label, including in the background of…
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