Staples to be home to TSA PreCheck centers

Consumers needing to enroll in the TSA PreCheck program will soon be able to do it at Staples locations as the retailer expects to open 50 service enrollment centers this summer. TSA PreCheck services is a prescreening programs for travelers.

Amazon expands Prime benefit at 10 more Whole Foods locations

Amazon Prime members across 10 more states now have access to exclusive Whole Foods Market discounts and offers. Amazon is expanding the Prime benefits to stores in Arizona, Georgia, Alabama, Kansas, Oklahoma, Idaho, Hawaii, Oregon, North Carolina and Washington, according...

Microsoft building cashierless check-out tech

Microsoft is reportedly aiming to take on Amazon when it comes to cashierless retail by developing its own platform and in talks with Walmart on the initiative. The news, according to a Reuters report, comes within months of Amazon opening...

Biggest mobile shopping gripe: ads

Today's shoppers using a mobile device are frustrated due to too many ads and retailers need to make some changes to avoid losing loyal customers. That's the big takeaway from a new Usabilla study regarding online consumer experiences, according to...

Study: Consumers want more payment choices at unattended terminals

Some 70 percent of consumers want unattended terminals to accept both card and cash payments and a significant number are willing to use wearable devices or digital wallets at these locations, according to a survey of U.S., U.K. and Australian...

Gigi's Cupcakes delivers to doorsteps across US

Gigi's Cupcakes are now available through nationwide shipping, according to a press release. By using Gigi's website, users are able to order from the brands menu and have their treats delivered fresh within as little as 24 hours. "This exciting...

Amazon delivery man takes loyalty to the mat

Amazon strives to provide top customer service and a Texas delivery person is clearly on board. A Haslet woman found that out when a delivery person dropping off an Amazon purchase read her doormat and followed the instructions perfectly.

Pita Pit teams up with LevelUp, Olo for mobile, delivery

Pita Pit is partnering with LevelUp and Olo to introduce a completely revamped guest loyalty program, third-party delivery and a redesigned app for order ahead, according to a press release. "We decided to join forces with LevelUp and Olo in...

Survey: Lots of consumers would rather clean toilets than deal with customer support

When it comes to calling a retailer's support or customer service number a good number of Americans (44 percent) would rather spend the time scrubbing out the toilet. That's the findings of a survey from Helpshift on what consumers dislike...

Club Monaco going pop-up in a big way

The Ralph Lauren brand Club Monaco is going pop up in a big way, with three events at its New York city flagship store since late 2017. The pop-up events, according to a Digiday report, are open for several months...

Sephora melds physical, digital retail divisions

In an effort to boost customer experience and service Sephora has meshed its internal digital and physical retail units into one division. It's also updated the title of Mary Beth Laughton, formerly senior vice president of digital for the past...

Gap tapping digital policies to boost customer experience, associate scheduling

Gap is launching new digital policies aimed at helping sale associate scheduling as well as gaining deeper insight on consumer activity via its sales data. The retailer is debuting a mobile app aimed at improving employee scheduling as a study...

Walmart testing new check-out service

Walmart is piloting a new "Check Out With Me" service in lawn and garden centers at more than 350 store locations nationwide. The service, according to a press release, is aimed at helping customers save time by having associates use...

Meeting customer needs driving retail investment, reveals survey

Retailers are spending in a quest to keep up with customer expectations, according to a JDA Software and KPMG survey conducted by Incisiv. "As Amazon extends from retail into manufacturing and logistics, these industries recognize that the status quo for...

Verizon installs free Wi-Fi kiosks in upstate NY

New Rochelle, New York, is the first city in the country to have Verizon's Digital Kiosks, according to The Journal News. The kiosks provide free internet access, allow charging mobile devices, and give weather and city navigation information. Users can...

Rewards.com users now earning, redeeming Dash digital currency at retailers

Dash, a company that frames itself as an alternative to bitcoin, has announced a partnership with Rewards.com, a loyalty rewards website incentivizing purchases through its unique cashback program. The partnership means Dash will be the first digital currency payments method...

Target makes beauty shopping a bit easier

Target is focused on making beauty shopping easier given it offers more than 1,000 beauty brands. It's taking a three-pronged approach to make product exploration and discovery easy that blends physical and digital to drive shopping convenience, according to a...

Target ups men's grooming strategy with new store experience, products

Target is debuting in-store improvements in its men's grooming departments and "doubling down" on offerings and elevating the experience for the male consumer. "Guys are more style savvy and selective than ever and they spend a considerable amount of time...

Nuggets testing blockchain e-commerce mobile app

Nuggets, an e-commerce payments and ID platform, has opened up its mobile app Alpha to iOS users. Nuggets uses blockchain technology to enable consumers to make e-commerce payments, log in to services, and verify their identities without having to share...

Wirecard powering contactless payments in Garmin smartwatches

Wirecard is partnering with Garmin to provide Garmin smartwatch owners a digital payment experience through Wirecard's flagship product, boon, according to a press release. As of now, Garmin smartwatch users in France, Italy, Ireland, Spain, Switzerland, and the U.K. will...

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