Industry News: Retail and Foodservice Technology – January 2014
Supermarket and Convenience:
Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores has selected NCR Corp. to install NCR point-of-sale software and technology in its more than 300 locations across 39 states.
Pilot Flying J added Digiboo interactive touchscreen kiosks at nine locations on Interstate 75 from Corbin, Ky., to Cordele, Ga. Customers visiting these stores can choose from Digiboo’s library of more than 800 movies and 300 television shows.
Publix Super Markets has expanded its Teradata Active Enterprise Data Warehouse to accommodate growth and more complex analytics.
Discount and Specialty:
GNC Holdings will deploy VeriFone’s newest NFC-enabled multimedia payment device at more than 3,100 of its U.S. retail locations.
Tractor Supply Company is renewing its Revionics Price Optimization license for three years and expanding the partnership to include the use of Revionics Markdown Optimization.
Department Stores and Apparel:
American Eagle Outfitters will launch the ShopKick shopBeacon iBeacon solution in 100 top-performing American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie stores across the country.
Kohl’s Department Stores has deployed Checkpoint Systems’ RFID solutions across select departments in its stores.
The Jones Group has selected VeriFone solutions to enable mobile payment acceptance. VeriFone will upgrade the brands’ payment environments with its PAYware Mobile e210 mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) solution and the MX 915, an NFC-enabled, multi-media payment terminal.
Omni Hotels & Resorts is making a push into mobile loyalty for 2014 by incorporating Google Wallet and Apple’s Passbook as ways for consumers to digitally store their membership cards.