02/28/2011 - 4:52pm

VeriFone Systems announced it has won a contract to supply its PAYware Merchant card payment and settlement hosted service to Arcos Dorados, the largest restaurant operator in Latin America and the largest McDonald's franchisee in the world.

02/25/2011 - 10:37am

The Collegiate Retail Alliance, a coalition of more than 50 independent college stores, and social e-reading platform Copia Interactive announced Friday a partnership to provide Copia's social bookstore experience to the students, faculty and staff of universities served by CRA members.

02/24/2011 - 4:38pm

Dallas -- Talent software firm PeopleAnswers said Thursday that RadioShack Corp. will utilize the PeopleAnswers talent assessment software for all positions in nearly 5,800 company-operated stores and kiosks as well as corporate offices across the United States and Puerto Rico.

According to the company, RadioShack will use PeopleAnswers to prescreen, assess and hire job candidates for all positions including sales associates, store and district managers and corporate positions. With RadioShack attracting approximately one million job candidates per year, the web-based tool has the scale to evaluate candidates as needed, 24/7, integrate with job boards and track candidates’ progress through the application and hiring process, said PeopleAnswers.

“RadioShack is focused on strengthening our brand and growing our business. People make the difference in executing our growth strategy,” said Mary Ann Doran, senior VP human resources, RadioShack.

RadioShack has been using PeopleAnswers for approximately 18 months as a tool to help select and hire district managers nationwide. For the last year, the company has used PeopleAnswers to hire its store managers and sales associates.

02/24/2011 - 4:37pm

Video interviewing solution-provider HireVue said Thursday that Nike has selected it to support its campus recruiting program, adding HireVue’s video interviewing platform to Nike’s recruiting process.

02/24/2011 - 10:58am

MID Retail said Wednesday that Philadelphia-based Urban Outfitters has selected its Advanced Allocation Software to forecast and distribute merchandise for all store locations across its Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, and Free People brands.

02/22/2011 - 4:44pm

Alliance Data Systems Corp., a provider of loyalty and marketing solutions derived from transaction-rich data, said Tuesday it has signed a new, long-term agreement to provide private label credit-card services to women’s apparel retailer J.Jill.

02/22/2011 - 4:42pm

Business analytics software and service provider SAS announced Tuesday that it is acquiring Assetlink, a marketing resource management firm.

02/22/2011 - 10:59am

DijiPOP, a leading provider of on-demand digital shopper marketing technology solutions, announced that Walmart Canada has selected the company to power the digital shelf space monetization efforts of its rapidly growing Walmart.ca online property.

02/22/2011 - 10:57am

VendorNet, a provider of cross-channel fulfillment technology, said that international footwear designer and retailer, Stuart Weitzman will launch VendorNet's StoreNet Ship-from Store software to integrate its store inventory for e-commerce sales and fulfillment to save sales on the web and in stores.