Industry Updates: Retail and Foodservice Technology – April 2015
Lids Sports Group will be rolling out a new POS upgrade. The new Oracle Retail POS solution will simplify administration and the user experience for the 50+ different POS screen and receipt configurations at the retailer’s partner brands.
Dunkin’ Donuts has made available a new mobile payment option to its U.S. customers using Android devices to purchase and reload virtual Dunkin’ Donuts cards with Google Wallet.
NCR Corporation announced that the Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) will replace 6,000 point-of-sale terminals with NCR RealPOS 72XRT systems. The new technology will replace non-NCR terminals in both its retail and foodservice locations.
Olive Garden is partnering with Ziosk to use tabletop tablets in all of its restaurants nationwide. This comes after positive customer feedback from select Olive Garden test stores since 2014 using the Ziosk tablets.
Kirkland’s Home has utilized a custom Oracle solution for its planning architecture and strategy that automates assortment planning.
Mattress Firm announced a partnership with InMoment to operate its customer satisfaction program. Mattress Firm will apply the InMoment Experience Hub to capture customers’ first-hand experiences with the brand.
Supermarket & Convenience
Save Mart Supermarkets announced it has partnered with NCR and Inmar Digital Promotions Network for a number of loyalty and digital media programs aimed to increase customer retention. Save Mart will use the NCR systems to manage promotions and loyalty programs while introducing digital coupons that are accessible via multiple sales channels.