Other Retail

Verishop Launches Shoppable Content Experience in First Step Toward Social Commerce

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 4:01pm

Verishop has launched a new social media-inspired experience to bring joy and entertainment to online shopping.

Key Points: 
  • Verishop has launched a new social media-inspired experience to bring joy and entertainment to online shopping.
  • The new experience, exclusive to the Verishop iOS app, makes inspirational and entertaining content shoppable with the help of artificial intelligence technology.
  • We wanted to bring browsing and entertainment to online shopping, and make the entire experience engaging and hassle free.
  • With this new experience, the brands on Verishop will have a unique space to illustrate what they are all about.

BitPay Named Atlanta Inno’s “50 on Fire” Winner

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 2:30pm

BitPay , the worlds largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, today announced the company is one of Atlanta Innos 50 on Fire ( https://www.americaninno.com/atlanta/inno-on-fire-atlanta/meet-atlanta-i... ).

Key Points: 
  • BitPay , the worlds largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, today announced the company is one of Atlanta Innos 50 on Fire ( https://www.americaninno.com/atlanta/inno-on-fire-atlanta/meet-atlanta-i... ).
  • Atlanta Inno is celebrating companies like BitPay that are consistently innovating and disrupting traditional markets with technological advancement.
  • For the second year in a row, Atlanta Inno is announcing the 50 people and companies that are crushing it in Atlanta.
  • In selecting BitPay in the Fintech category, Atlanta Inno wrote, Atlanta blockchain payments provider BitPay has grown at a rapid pace in the last two years.

Gap Inc. Launches B2B Sales for Organizations to Purchase Reusable, Non-Medical Grade Cloth Face Masks

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced it has launched a B2B product program focused on offering large organizations high-quality reusable, non-medical grade cloth face masks* to supply to their employees as they welcome them back to work.

Key Points: 
  • Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced it has launched a B2B product program focused on offering large organizations high-quality reusable, non-medical grade cloth face masks* to supply to their employees as they welcome them back to work.
  • To date, Gap Inc.s recently-launched B2B face mask program has sold approximately 10 million non-medical grade face masks to employers, including the City of New York, the State of California , Kaiser Permanente and a leading consulting firm.
  • In the face of this pandemic, the Gap Inc. team was able to quickly respond to a customer need for masks.
  • For more information about the brand-new B2B Gap Inc. face mask program, visit here .

Smith Micro Enhances ViewSpot® Platform with Touchless Features

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Today, Smith Micro Software announced the launch of new functionality for its smart retail platform, ViewSpot , which will facilitate touchless in-store device interactions for consumers that visit wireless carrier retail locations.

Key Points: 
  • Today, Smith Micro Software announced the launch of new functionality for its smart retail platform, ViewSpot , which will facilitate touchless in-store device interactions for consumers that visit wireless carrier retail locations.
  • Smith Micro developed the patent-pending technology in response to customer demand for touchless features.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200707005219/en/
    As the retail world adapts to meet the needs of safety-conscious customers, Smith Micro enhanced its smart retail platform, ViewSpot, with new features to help wireless carriers provide their customers with a touchless shopping experience.
  • ViewSpot, Smith Micro and the Smith Micro logo are registered trademarks of Smith Micro Software, Inc. All other trademarks and product names are the property of their respective owners.

QLess Digital Line Management Promotes Social Distancing for Retailers

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 4:00pm

QLess enables virtual check-ins through a dedicated online portal with real-time SMS updates about wait times and placements in line.

Key Points: 
  • QLess enables virtual check-ins through a dedicated online portal with real-time SMS updates about wait times and placements in line.
  • Our system is used by hundreds of organizations in many industries, and is perfectly positioned to help solve the logistics of social distancing.
  • Retailers that use QLess have also seen up to a 75 percent reduction in walk-aways.
  • For more information about solutions by QLess for customer interaction management in the retail industry, please visit http://info.qless.com/blog/qless-coronavirus-solutions .

GutCheck Adds Seasoned Industry Veterans to Executive Team

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

GutCheck , a pioneer in the agile market research space, today announced the addition of two industry veterans to its executive leadership team.

Key Points: 
  • GutCheck , a pioneer in the agile market research space, today announced the addition of two industry veterans to its executive leadership team.
  • Jessica Gaedeke joins as Executive Vice President of Sales, and Brian Harmon has been named Executive Vice President of Client Service and Delivery.
  • Gaedeke has more than 15 years of experience in market research and sales, with an emphasis on consultative selling and developing commercial talent.
  • Harmon joins GutCheck after spending nearly two decades with Kantar, most recently as Managing Director of the firms Atlanta office.

Mercatus Partners with CitrusAd to Launch Mercatus Digital Advertising to Help Grocery Retailers Earn a Larger Share of Online Revenue

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 2:30pm

In partnering with CitrusAd, Mercatus gains access to cutting-edge, retail media technology to enable contextual and compelling native advertising throughout the online shopping journey.

Key Points: 
  • In partnering with CitrusAd, Mercatus gains access to cutting-edge, retail media technology to enable contextual and compelling native advertising throughout the online shopping journey.
  • For grocery retailers, online advertising media can be complicated, with several interconnected systems that require significant investments in campaign management and maintenance.
  • With digital advertising now available on the Mercatus platform, Mercatus grocery retailers have access to a turnkey solution with powerful native ad targeting and reporting transparency.
  • Digital advertising on the Mercatus platform offers grocery retailers a more effective experience than traditional online display advertising.

Capital Rx Announces Collaboration with Walmart to Expand Prescription Drug Cost Savings

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Capital Rx and Walmart are the first to offer employers a unit price for all prescriptions across retail, mail and specialty.

Key Points: 
  • Capital Rx and Walmart are the first to offer employers a unit price for all prescriptions across retail, mail and specialty.
  • Working with Capital Rx will allow us to do the same for prescription drugs, said Luke Kleyn, Vice President, Walmart Health and Wellness.
  • Capital Rx is making great strides in redefining the way prescription drugs are priced and administered in the United States.
  • Through our collaboration with Walmart, Capital Rx brings the purchasing experience of an efficient market to specialty and mail drugs, said Loiacono.

Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. to Host Fiscal 2020 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call at 8:30 AM EDT on July 24, 2020

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 9:05pm

The call will be webcast live from the Companys website at http://www.bloominbrands.com under the Investors section.

Key Points: 
  • The call will be webcast live from the Companys website at http://www.bloominbrands.com under the Investors section.
  • A replay of this webcast will be available on the Companys website after the call.
  • Bloomin Brands, Inc. is one of the largest casual dining restaurant companies in the world with a portfolio of leading, differentiated restaurant concepts.
  • The Company has four founder-inspired brands: Outback Steakhouse, Carrabbas Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill and Flemings Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar.

Tractor Supply Company Supports 50 Military Veterans With Farmer Veteran Coalition

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 7:15pm

Tractor Supply Company honored 50 military veteran farmers nationwide this month in partnership with Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC) in celebration of the Fourth of July.

Key Points: 
  • Tractor Supply Company honored 50 military veteran farmers nationwide this month in partnership with Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC) in celebration of the Fourth of July.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200706005419/en/
    Tractor Supply is proud to partner with Farmer Veteran Coalition to support farmer veterans nationwide.
  • The partnership between FVC and Tractor Supply is so meaningful to our community, said Rachel Petitt, Fellowship Program Director at Farmer Veteran Coalition.
  • Each of the 50 veterans demonstrates an ongoing commitment to the Out Here lifestyle in ways that both Tractor Supply and Farmer Veteran Coalition are proud to honor.