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3 supermarkets, Amazon rank high for customer experience

Store Front Talk Back - Thu, 2018-06-07 10:19
Three grocery retailers and Amazon made KPMG's list of the top 10 companies with the best customer experience.

Retail Roundup—McDonald's adds self-service; Amazon promotes indie beauty

Store Front Talk Back - Thu, 2018-06-07 09:55
McDonald's is adding self-serve kiosks to U.S. stores, Amazon is giving more hype to independent beauty brands, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

Best Practices for Increasing Text Marketing List Opt-ins and Mobile Coupon Redemption

FastCasual.com - Thu, 2018-06-07 09:13
Text marketing and mobile coupons are a great way for retailers to drive traffic and increase sales. Here are some ways to optimize those efforts.

Waymo will expand self-driving services to Europe, CEO says

AutoNews - Thu, 2018-06-07 06:06
Waymo aims to expand beyond the U.S. by entering Europe, potentially offering a mobility service with a fully driverless car fleet in cooperation with a local partner, CEO John Krafcik said.
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Waymo will expand self-driving services to Europe, CEO says

AutoNews - Thu, 2018-06-07 06:06
Waymo aims to expand beyond the United States by entering Europe, potentially offering a mobility service with a fully driverless car fleet in cooperation with a local partner, CEO John Krafcik said.
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Westgate Resorts Acquires Midtown Manhattan Hotel And Rebrands It Westgate New York City

Hotel Interactive - Thu, 2018-06-07 06:01
ORLANDO, FL––Westgate Resorts announced today the acquisition of the former Hilton New York Grand Central, a 23-floor, 300-room, two-tower hotel located ...

Driftwood Breaks Ground On Dual-Branded Tru And Home2 Suites By Hilton In Fort Lauderdale

Hotel Interactive - Thu, 2018-06-07 05:57
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL––Driftwood Acquisitions & Development (DAD), an innovative hospitality industry leader with decades of experience and a strategic focus on ...

Hyatt Plans To Double Brand Presence In Canada

Hotel Interactive - Thu, 2018-06-07 05:45
TORONTO--Hyatt today announced plans to expand the Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brand footprint in Canada with the signing of management ...

Citroen promises dramatic new design for C5 sedan replacement

AutoNews - Thu, 2018-06-07 05:32
Citroen has promised a dramatic new design for the replacement of its C5 midsize sedan as the brand keeps its faith in a body style that has been losing sales in Europe.
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[LIVE WEBINAR] The Future of Retail: How to Empower Store Associates with Mobile Apps on iPad & Reinvent the In-Store Experience

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2018-06-06 16:13
Date: June 21, 2018 | Time: 11:00 AM EST | Duration: 1 Hour | Join us for a discussion with industry experts from Tulip Retail and CompuCom. We will speak on how to transform and elevate the store experience by empowering store associates with mobile technology. Register now!

Hyundai, Xevo partner on in-vehicle payment concept

AutoNews - Wed, 2018-06-06 16:09
Hyundai customers will soon be able to pay for goods and services such as gasoline, food and parking spots through new technology developments and in-car purchasing options.
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Introducing the household enthusiast

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2018-06-06 13:21
RetailMeNot just introduced a new consumer demographic called the "household enthusiast," better known as the shopper that holds the most buying power in a U.S. household.

Gap between new, used payments widens

AutoNews - Wed, 2018-06-06 12:40
The gap between new- and used-vehicle loan payments continued to widen in the first quarter, even as lease returns lift overall used-vehicle loan amounts, according to Experian's latest report.
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Keeping A Close Watch

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2018-06-06 12:21
Top Brand Execs Monitor Political Developments But Remain Decidedly Positive

EBay's big impact on small business

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2018-06-06 12:12
Small and medium-sized businesses located outside of major cities can extend their sales beyond the local, physical market through eBay partnerships. According to recent data, 63% of SMB sellers use eBay to reach global markets and customers.