Industry Updates: Retail and Foodservice Technology – July 2015
Youngland, a mall-based children’s retailer that operates Kid City stores, has employed cloud-based technology solutions from Aptos Inc. to improve its customer experience.
Domino’s has added a text ordering service to its suite of AnyWare ordering applications.
Starbucks Corp.’s mobile order and payment service will be expanded to 3,400 stores across 21 new states.
Twin Peaks is teaming up with the mobile payment technology platform MyCheck in August 2015 to release its first branded mobile payment application.
Amazon.com in July will release its Echo voice-activated artificial intelligence device. The internet giant is currently taking orders now.
Home Furnishings Retail
Leon’s Furniture partnered with Blueport Commerce to launch a newly upgraded e-commerce site featuring a fully responsive design, using technology and development services.
Room & Board, a Minneapolis, MN-based furniture retailer has aligned its online and in-store customer experience with Salesforce Marketing Cloud’s predictive digital marketing capabilities.
Supermarket & Convenience
Kroger’s King Scoopers division, with stores in the Denver, CO area, has launched a new website that offers over 36,000 natural and organic products.
Smart & Final, California-based discount grocery retailer is now offering Instacart delivery to customers on-demand in the Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay areas.