Industry News: Retail and Foodservice Technology – November 2013
Supermarket and Convenience
Loblaw have begun accepting contactless debit payments at select stores. More than 14,000 Interac Flash enabled terminals will be deployed at Loblaw stores across Canada.
Pilot Flying J announced that it has selected a complete NCR retail point-of-sale solution.
Shell has implemented JDA Enterprise Store Operations (ESO) in the cloud at more than 2,300 sites in selected markets.
Discount and Specialty
IKEA will install nearly 12,000 POS terminals at 300 stores in 25 countries using Wincor Nixdorf’s TP Application Suite and TP.net software over the next two years.
PetSmart recently announced that it plans to pilot the iPad mini in 19 stores.
Department Stores and Apparel
HUGO BOSS has selected the Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions TCxWave POS solution for deployment in over 500 stores worldwide.
Groupe Yellow has selected the Epicor Retail Software as a Service (SaaS) solution to support its retail operations.
J.Crew now lets consumers checkout online using MasterCard’s MasterPass, simplifying the shopping experience with a speedier transaction process.
Checkers/Rally’s will leverage CARDFREE and its full commerce platform to provide consumers with a complete mobile experience.
Domino’s Pizza is using Splunk Enterprise to help the pizza chain strengthen its online business through new levels of customer interaction and understanding.
Pinkberry recently updated its iOS mobile application with new features such as mobile payments and Passbook integration.
Subway has announced that it has selected Padiant to power a variety of mobile wallet capabilities, including mobile payment, in the upcoming release of the chain’s new mobile application.
Ted’s Montana Grill is using the NCR Pulse Real-Time smartphone application.