Bed, Bath & Beyondannounced plans to spend $225 million on IT, new store openings and a store refresh initiative.

Vineyard Vines has launched its new e-commerce site,, on the DemandwareCommerce platform.

Lowe’s has signed an agreement with Microsoft Corp. to implement Microsoft Office 365 across more than 1,745 stores, 200,000 employees and its corporate offices in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Burger King
has launched a mobile payments pilot program in partnership with Firethorn Mobile, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc.  The BK Mobile Crown Card allows consumers to pay for their purchase by using an Android or iOS-based phone to scan a QR tag placed on counters or drive-up windows. The pilot is taking place in approximately 50 Burger King restaurants in the Salt Lake City area.

Domino’s Pizza
has released the Domino’s Pizza app into the Amazon Appstore for Andrioid this week.
Ruby Tuesday has completed the implementation of HotSchedules Workforce solution to help forecast labor needs.
Tim Hortons restaurants are currently testing wireless Internet services in some locations. A service provider has not been selected at this time.