Discount and Specialty

Technology News:

Family Dollar has selected marketing software company Retail Sense to support the retailer’s customer-focused promotions.

Jo-Ann Stores has selected the Demandware Commerce platform to support its digital commerce strategy.

Walmart is expanding its “Scan & Go” program to 200 stores, up from about 70. For now, “Scan & Go” only works on Apple devices. An Android version should be out soon.



Technology News:

Crabtree & Evelyn has re-launched its U.S. e-commerce site,, on the Demandware Commerce platform.


Department Stores and Apparel

Technology News:

Urban Outfitters has launched the next generation of PCSTrac StoreTrac software,a web-based inventory control and management application for retail store operations.



Technology News:

A&W will deploy Task Retail Technology’s (TRT) xchangexec suite across all corporate restaurants.

Bob Evans Farms announced it will deploy JDA workforce management solution in approximately 565 Bob Evans restaurants.

Extreme Brandz will be implementing the cloud-based MICROS Simphony and MICROS myinventory.

Rubio’s Restaurants has selected Task Retail Technology (TRT), a provider of enterprise centric, cloud-based, point-of-sale software and services to deploy its award winning xchangexec suite of software across all restaurants.