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rue21 selects Epicor QuantiSense Retail Business Intelligence

rue21 selects Epicor QuantiSense Retail Business Intelligence

Epicor Software Corporation has announced that rue21 has selected the Epicor QuantiSense Retail Business Intelligence suite to support enterprise-wide reporting and analytics across merchandising, store operations and digital retail.

HighJump acquires Nexternal

HighJump acquires Nexternal

HighJump, a global provider of supply chain management solutions, has acquired Nexternal, the cloud-based eCommerce platform provider based in California.

RBTE organisers launch Buying and Merchandising Summit

RBTE organisers launch Buying and Merchandising Summit

A major new event has been launched by Legend, the organisation behind Retail Business Technology Expo (RBTE) and Essential Retail.

New wave of Android Ransomware lurks behind FBI porn warning, finds Bitdefender

New wave of Android Ransomware lurks behind FBI porn warning, finds Bitdefender

Thousands of Android users are at risk of having their mobile devices and private contents locked by a particularly ruthless ransomware that demands US$500 to restore access, warns antivirus solutions provider Bitdefender.

Two million Danes join the next wave in mobile payments as Danske Bank’s MobilePay teams up with PowaTag

Two million Danes join the next wave in mobile payments as Danske Bank’s MobilePay teams up with PowaTag

Denmark is leading the way to a cashless society by planning to scrap obligatory cash payments – and now two out of three smartphone users will be able to enjoy an entirely new way to shop as Danske Bank's market leading MobilePay app introduces the transformative "buy anywhere" capabilities of acclaimed mobile commerce platform PowaTag.

More support to mitigate risk in supply chains

More support to mitigate risk in supply chains

The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) has partnered with dun & bradstreet (D&B) the leading provider of business information for credit risk management in the area of cross border risk, to provide CIPS members with targeted analysis for supply chain management.

Greater change in IT departments needed to support innovation, says Claranet

Greater change in IT departments needed to support innovation, says Claranet

Independent research commissioned by Claranet reveals that IT departments today are twice as likely to focus on cost reduction and technological support of employees as they are on those things that can grow the top line.

Harmonious Omnichannel shopping experience is becoming an expectation for savvy consumers

Harmonious Omnichannel shopping experience is becoming an expectation for savvy consumers

CFI Group and eBay Enterprise reports the average shopping experience is no longer either in-store or online; it's an interwoven process and shoppers are finding flaws

Global survey illustrates information security disconnect between IT and business users

Global survey illustrates information security disconnect between IT and business users

According to new data from a global snapshot survey from SOTI Inc., provider of Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy management, more than 60 per cent of enterprises have experienced a data breach or loss of data.

Barco further boosts Corporate AV offering with Interactive Collaboration Platform for meeting and training rooms

Barco further boosts Corporate AV offering with Interactive Collaboration Platform for meeting and training rooms

Barco has introduced an interactive collaboration platform that is claimed to truly empower all meeting attendants. According to Barco, this solution not only allows users to share documents, images and videos rapidly and straightforwardly from any digital device – it also adds exciting new functionality to the collaboration mix, including moderation and layout selection.

New JDA category management functionality seamlessly delivers localised plans and assortments

New JDA category management functionality seamlessly delivers localised plans and assortments

As the battle for consumer loyalty continues to escalate, retailers are increasingly focused on understanding, and meeting, the targeted needs of local shoppers in all their markets.

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