OXXO selects NEC’s POS platform
Irving, Texas — NEC Corp. of American announced that OXXO, the largest convenience store chain in Latin America, has selected NEC’s new point of sale hardware platform, TWINPOS 4500 as its standard.
With more than 8,000 stores strategically located throughout Mexico and Colombia, OXXO offers convenient services and products, 24-hour service in most areas and a fast and comfortable shopping experience.
“OXXO strives to continuously innovate in all areas of our business, most importantly where it will benefit our customers. This vision requires proven and reliable technology to enable our business requirements, especially in our mission-critical systems. Last year we embarked on a detailed review process in order to update our POS platform,” said Ruben Treviño, CIO of OXXO, which operates more than 8,000 stores throughout Mexico and Columbia.
After evaluating several solutions from top POS vendors, OXXO selected NEC because it met the retailer’s requirements of highly reliable technology and lowest TCO, Trevino said.
Simon to take on leasing, management and marketing duties at California shopping center
Indianapolis — Simon Property Group will assume leasing, management, and marketing duties at The Shops at Montebello, in Rosemead, Calif., effective Feb. 1.
"We are pleased to take on the property management functions of this high-quality asset at the request of the institutional owner," said Rick Sokolov, Simon’s president and COO.
The Shops at Montebello is a regional enclosed mall built in 1985 with approximately 758,000 sq. ft. It was recently renovated to increase the attractiveness of mall entrances and common areas.
Premier Retail Networks to provide programming for BJ’s television department
New York City — BJ’s Wholesale Club has selected Premier Retail Networks to provide high-quality, 1080p video programming for BJ’s in-club television department.
Under the multi-year agreement, PRN will provide BJ’s with strategic content and creative services, such as best-in-class HD 1080p programming, custom production services and a custom branding package. BJ’s members will be able to view high-quality television programming and will receive HD education at the point of purchase to better inform their television buying decisions. PRN will also provide BJ’s with national and regional advertising sales representation and support with advertisers and agencies across the country.
“We’re very well aligned with PRN’s strategic approach to creating engaging and effective content focused on the member experience at BJ’s,” said Chris Maynard, television buyer at BJ’s. “Their long track record and established best practices around content and creative services will greatly assist us in demonstrating the quality of our offering and informing the BJ’s member who is considering a television purchase.”