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February 24, 2014

HP is releasing a Windows 8.1 tablet-based POS solution designed to make it easy for small business retailers to effectively manage their business and cut operating costs.

May 7, 2013

Robotics and smartphone app power Amazon vet's retail start-up

A Seattle-based retail start-up with an in-store backend robotic system and a smartphone app that rivals the convenience of an online shopping cart is generating big buzz these days. Founded and headed up by Nadia Shouraboura, former head of supply chain and fulfillment technologies for Amazon.com, Hointer combines the best of online and brick-and-mortar retailing to take the hassle out of shopping.

March 28, 2013

Imagine a store with a back staff of robots, where items appear, almost magically, in the fitting room. A store where customers pay for their purchases in their dressing rooms, without interacting with a single salesperson. You can stop imagining … check out Hointer, an apparel (mostly men’s jeans) shop in Seattle.

December 18, 2012

PGA Tour Superstore announced that its first store on the West Coast will be in East Palo Alto, Calif., and is slated to open spring 2013.

October 8, 2012

West Elm, a division of Williams-Sonoma, announced that it will open a store at 180 University Avenue in Palo Alto, Calif., on Oct. 18.

October 8, 2012

West Elm, a division of Williams-Sonoma, announced that it will open a store at 180 University Avenue in Palo Alto, Calif., on Oct. 18.

October 4, 2012

HP announced that its technology is powering an interactive, hands-on experience for shoppers and visitors at the new McCormick World of Flavors store in Baltimore.

September 19, 2012

Palo Alto, Calif. – Aisle411, a mobile retail navigation service, announced the acquisition of WiLocate’s technology assets to provide precise indoor positioning information, expanding Aisle411’s in-store search and navigation offering. As part of the deal, Aisle411 has also acquired multiple patents pending.

April 13, 2012

Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services said it has named Kirk L. Trammell senior director of the firm’s National Retail Group in Palo Alto.

February 9, 2012

Ikea said it has plugged in four Blink Level 2 electric vehicle charging stations at its East Palo Alto, Calif., store.

February 9, 2012

Ikea said it has plugged in four Blink Level 2 electric vehicle charging stations at its East Palo Alto, Calif., store.

November 9, 2011

Shopkick, the location-based shopping app, announced that Old Navy has joined its partner alliance, with Shopkick walk-in rewards to be live in all of Old Navy's nearly 1,000 U.S. locations.

November 3, 2011

HP on Thursday announced the company’s first mobile point-of-sale solution for retailers, intended to help them to deliver a more personalized shopping experience to their customers.

October 18, 2011

Location-based shopping app shopkick said it has forged a partnership with 228-unit Giant Eagle to implement mobile marketing technology called kickbuys at its grocery stores.

July 13, 2011

Seventy percent of retailers are empowering their employees with technology-enabled touch points to help their businesses to differentiate and evolve, according to a recent RSR Research report cosponsored by HP.

June 22, 2011

Ikea said Wednesday it has plugged in the solar energy installation at its store in East Palo Alto, Calif.

June 22, 2011

Ikea said Wednesday it has plugged in the solar energy installation at its store in East Palo Alto, Calif.

April 5, 2011

Mall owner Simon Property Group announced Tuesday that it has completed its first installation of an electric vehicle charging station at one of its shopping centers.

December 6, 2010

HP Enterprise Services Monday announced Tops Friendly Markets, the New York-based supermarket chain with stores in New York and Pennsylvania, has signed a seven-year applications and infrastructure technology services contract valued in excess of $80 million that gives the retailer flexibility to transform its business processes to drive growth.

October 26, 2010

Social shopping company Blippy announced Wednesday a partnership with beauty retailer Sephora to launch an...

December 14, 2008

With average temperatures nearing 80 F year-round, Mexico City would not be an obvious candidate...

December 14, 2008

With average temperatures nearing 80 F year-round, Mexico City would not be an obvious...

September 30, 2007

Although there have been many eco-friendly advancements throughout various areas of the retail business, many...

May 31, 2007

MySpace to Acquire Photo-Sharing SitePopular online social-networking site MySpace has reached a preliminary deal to...

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