Workforce management solution-provider Empower Software Solutions said that BJ’s Wholesale Club has launched the roll out of EmpowerWFM, the company’s workforce management solution, across BJ’s 198 locations in 15 states.
Epicor Software Corp. said that The Jones Group Inc. is rolling out its Epicor Retail Store offering which is fully mobile-enabled for deployment and use on Apple iPad, iPod and Windows mobile devices, and brings information directly to sales associates’ fingertips.
A report released at Retail’s BIG Show in New York City by Shop.org and Forrester Research found that as shoppers become increasingly connected, online retailers in 2013 will get back to basics, focusing on strategies and tactics to improve the customer experience and increase web conversion and loyalty across all devices.
Aldata, part of Symphony EYC, announced its second U.S. holiday shopping survey revealed that U.S. shoppers want to use their mobile phones to make shopping easier, more personalized, and to have more control over inventory, but that purchasing groceries with a mobile is still in its infancy.
MID Retail Inc. announced that discount fashion retailer Loehmann’s has selected its Advanced Merchandise Planning and Advanced Allocation software to forecast store-level demand, accurately generate buying plans, and intelligently manage the flow of merchandise to retail stores.
Posiflex is announcing two new retail and hospitality products in development -- an ultra-small-footprint Multi-Purpose PC Controller with WiFi and a Foldable Touch Screen Terminal Base, which reduces deployment costs and optimizes user viewing — at the National Retail Federation 2013 Big Show in New York.