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August 8, 2014

IBM’s research team in Brazil has created a new way for marketers to engage shoppers who cannot visually identify objects.

August 7, 2014

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P) is using the IBM FlashSystem V840 to compress live data and speed access to Big Data.

July 31, 2014

Posiflex has released three new POS terminals with projected capacitive flat, multi-touch, bezel-free touch screens as a standard feature, at no extra cost.

July 16, 2014

IBM and Apple have entered into a comprehensive partnership to spread advanced mobile and data analysis technology in the corporate world.

July 16, 2014

t first glance, the IBM-Apple partnership may seem to do little more than formalize a connection between two technologies that are mainstays of most retailers’ infrastructures.

June 18, 2014

The new Amazon Fire smartphone, introduced at an invitation-only press conference on June 18, includes features specifically designed to encourage shopping on Amazon.com.

June 18, 2014

Overall U.S. online retail sales for the week leading up to Father’s Day (June 9-15) were up more than 14% from the same period in 2013.

May 28, 2014

Revel Systems, has launched its iPad POS system for drive-thru.

May 19, 2014

HP has expanded its retail solutions portfolio with POS systems designed to maximize space and increase efficiency.

May 16, 2014

Reflexis Systems Inc. is developing an application made with IBM Watson called Reflexis StorePulse that will issue alerts and tasks to regional and local store managers, based on local event and weather information, among other data, to plan their locations accordingly.

May 13, 2014

IBM is releasing 'IBM ExperienceOne,' a new integrated portfolio of cloud-based and on premise offerings that help clients deliver deeper, more valuable customer engagements by bringing together marketing, sales and service practices.

May 5, 2014

Intel Corp. said it has hired senior Staples executive Steven Fund to oversee its global marketing, effective June 2.

April 22, 2014

IBM said Tuesday that its Watson unit has invested in Fluid, a digital commerce firm, to develop personalized shopping applications using IBM’s cognitive computing tools.

April 10, 2014

IBM Corp. announced it will acquire digital marketing technology provider Silverpop.

March 6, 2014

NCR has released the NCR Silver subscription-based iPad POS solution aimed at helping small businesses create, run and manage reward programs.

February 18, 2014

CrossView, a provider of cross-channel commerce and retail solutions, announced that it is using technology from IBM's Smarter Commerce portfolio to help premier confectioner, Lindt Chocolate, deliver personalized shopping experiences, increase online conversion rates and grow mobile sales.

February 12, 2014

IBM has unveiled the ‘Ready for Smarter Commerce’ program, a new ecosystem that gives clients access to certified pre-built partner solutions with integrated cloud, mobile and social capabilities.

January 2, 2014

Overall fourth quarter online sales were up 10.3% year-over-year. The IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark indicates that soaring mobile traffic and sales were one of several key drivers.

December 26, 2013

Overall Christmas Day online sales were up 16.5% from the same period last year. IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark data for Dec. 25, 2013 shows mobile traffic was the highest IBM recorded this holiday season, accounting for 48% of all online traffic, up 28.3% compared to the same period last year.

December 19, 2013

Samsung has reportedly hired a high-level store designer from Apple.

December 19, 2013

In five years, buying local will beat online. That is one of five predictions that appear on IBM’s eight annual “IBM 5 in 5” forecast, which the company describes as a list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and interact during the next five years.

December 12, 2013

Australian apparel retailer General Pants is rolling out interactive kiosks fusing music, fashion and social media to create a shopping experience to guide, inform and entertain consumers via Apple iPad device displays.

December 3, 2013

Applebee’s will roll out 100,000 E la Carte Presto tablets, powered by Intel, on every table and multiple bar positions at more than 1,800 Applebee’s restaurants in the U.S. by the end of 2014.

December 2, 2013

Overall online sales from Thanksgiving through Sunday were up 14.5% in 2013 over the same period last year, according to IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark.

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