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BrandsMart Optimizes Field Service Operations With ServiceScheduling

BrandsMart Optimizes Field Service Operations With ServiceScheduling

July 2, 2015 | Retail Success Stories

Retailers that sell electronics can boost customer loyalty and satisfaction by offering additional services, such as item installation, maintenance and repairs. Because field technicians that provide these services rarely work in an office and are consistently on the road, their schedules need to align with not only their personal needs, but overall consumer demand. BrandsMart USA, a consumer electronics and appliances retailer, has implemented the ServiceScheduling routing optimization tool from ServicePower to improve field service team productivity and cycle time, as well as save hardware,...

Movers & Shakers

Nike Founder Steps Down From Board Of Directors

Nike Founder Steps Down From Board Of Directors

Phil Knight, the Founder of Nike, will step down from his position as Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. Knight, who is 77, stepped down the company’s CEO in...

QVC Hires SVP For New Business Planning & Analysis Group

QVC Hires SVP For New Business Planning & Analysis Group

QVC has appointed Sanjay Singh as Senior Vice President (SVP) of its new Business Planning & Analysis group. Singh will be responsible for developing financial insights and driving integrated global business...

Donna Karan Steps Down From Chief Designer Role

Donna Karan Steps Down From Chief Designer Role

After more than 30 years, Donna Karan has stepped down as Chief Designer of Donna Karan International (DKI). Moving forward, Karan will serve in an advisory role and also will...

Mergers & Acquisitions

Ahold Acquires Delhaize In $28 Billion Deal

Ahold Acquires Delhaize In $28 Billion Deal

Dutch grocer Ahold has acquired Delhaize, a Belgian grocer for $28 billion. With the purchase, the companies will merge to create one of the largest food retailers worldwide. The move...

Deliv Acquires Chicago-Based Delivery Startup WeDeliver

Deliv Acquires Chicago-Based Delivery Startup WeDeliver

Deliv has acquired fellow same-day delivery service WeDeliver to expand its footprint in the on-demand delivery space. Financial terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed. As a result of the...

CVS Health Acquires Target Pharmacy Business For $1.9 Billion

CVS Health Acquires Target Pharmacy Business For $1.9 Billion

CVS Health is acquiring more than 1,660 Target pharmacies and 80 clinic locations for approximately $1.9 billion, helping the company expand its presence into Denver, Portland, Salt Lake City and...

Financial News

Curbside Wins $25 Million In Series B Funding Round

Curbside Wins $25 Million In Series B Funding Round

Curbside has secured $25 million in Series B funding, which it will use to expand its service to new markets and retailers. Sutter Hill Ventures led the funding round and was...

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings Files IPO Registration

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings Files IPO Registration

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. announced it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of...

Personali Raises $12 Million To Expand Platform Capabilities

Personali Raises $12 Million To Expand Platform Capabilities

Personali, an incentive personalization platform for online retailers, has raised $12 million in series B financing, led by Northwest Venture Partners. Cedar Fund, Gemini Venture Partners and private angel investors,...