03/20/2012 - 5:04pm

The Optic 2000 group, whch operates more than 1,850 specialty stores for eyewear and hearing devices, has chosen Microsoft Corp.’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail, to manage its sales, supply and inventory across its entire network of operations in France.

03/20/2012 - 10:31am

Coupa Software said that sandwich chain Quiznos, India, will deploy its cloud spend optimization software service in the region.

03/19/2012 - 5:26pm

Amazon.com announced it has agreed to buy Kiva Systems Inc. for $775 million in cash.

03/19/2012 - 4:55pm

Sears Financial has launched an online points redemption system for its five million plus card members, making it one of the first major retail loyalty programs in Canada to do so.

03/19/2012 - 11:46am

Micros Systems, a provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, has partnered with yogurt retailer Pinkberry to implement Google Wallet.

03/16/2012 - 3:06pm

K3 Retail, the U.K.’s largest provider of solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics, has formed an alliance with JustEnough Software, a leading provider of demand management solutions, to help retailers more effectively plan financials, assortments, markdowns, promotions and allocations with flexibility, accuracy and ease.

03/16/2012 - 2:48pm

During the 2011 holiday season, the top retail apps and websites combined — Amazon, Best Buy, eBay, Target and Walmart — reached nearly 60 % of smartphone owners, according to Nielsen.

03/15/2012 - 4:49pm

Fraud prevention and risk management provider Accertify said that Forever 21 will deploy its fraud prevention solution, customized to the retailer’s e-commerce business.

03/14/2012 - 4:53pm

A report by Venture Beat said that Sephora is testing an iPad program in 20 stores during the month of March.