First Insight Inc., a technology company transforming how retailers make product investment and pricing decisions, announced that BJ’s Wholesale Club, an operator of membership warehouse clubs in the U.S., will begin using First Insight’s consumer-driven predictive analytics. The tools will help BJ’s make design and buying decisions on the broad spectrum of products offered in its warehouse clubs.


Revel Systems, a feature-rich business platform integrating operations and customer channels driven by the point of sale into a single dashboard, announced a partnership with DSYNC. The DSYNC platform connects on-premises and cloud applications together in near real time.


Aptaris, an enterprise marketing and promotions management technology innovator, and customer data science company dunnhumby signed a multi-year agreement with Mitchell Grocery Corporation to provide their integrated enterprise marketing and promotions management, forecasting and pricing optimization platform.


Shopkick, a shopping rewards app, announced a new partnership with Shoe Carnival Inc., a retailer of moderately priced footwear and accessories.


Shufersal, Israel’s largest supermarket chain, has selected Verifone for a full-scale payment-as-a-service relationship. They will be the first merchant in the country to implement Verifone’s suite of commerce-enabled payment solutions that include a complete upgrade to local EMV requirements, access to third-party apps in the Merchant Marketplace and state-of-the-art gateway services for an omnichannel view of consumer transactions both online and in-store.


RangeMe, the online platform that streamlines new product discovery between product suppliers and retailers, will work with Rite Aid in a major initiative to scale product innovation efforts and give Rite Aid’s category buying teams the access to efficiently source trending consumer-ready products.