Standard Cognition, which is eliminating the hassle of retail checkout by removing it entirely, has opened San Francisco’s first public cashierless store. Located at 1071 Market Street, the Standard Market proof-of-concept store allows consumers to shop and pay without scanning or stopping to check out.


Visionet Systems Inc., a leading technology solutions company, announced the successful rollout of HauteLogic, its flagship supply chain management suite, for Michael Gerald Ltd, California-based casual lifestyle apparel company known for its popular brands including Retrofit, Xtreme Gear, Method, Commerce and Trash Nouveau. Built on the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations ERP platform, powered by Microsoft Azure Cloud, Visionet’s HauteLogic apparel industry solution will digitize and streamline MGL’s internal and partner-facing business processes, laying the foundation for long-term growth and success.


Certona, the leader in real-time omnichannel personalization for the world’s largest brands and retailers, announced an expanded partnership with Lamps Plus, the nation’s largest specialty lighting retailer. Lamps Plus utilizes Certona’s predictive targeting capabilities to personalize product landing pages from Google paid search campaigns.


Gristedes Foods Inc. and Allegiance Retail Services LLC announced that the Gristedes supermarket chain with 23 stores in the New York metro market has joined the ARS cooperative.


Paytronix Systems Inc. announced that Chicken Express, a family-owned, franchised group of 250 fried chicken restaurants, has deployed the Paytronix Gift Card system. Chicken Express selected Paytronix for its flexible platform that is integrated with the brand’s primary POS, NCR Aloha, as well as all other POS systems used by its franchisees.


Amazon Fashion announced the arrival of J.Crew Mercantile on Amazon. Customers in the United States who are shopping for fashion on Amazon have access to a wide selection of J.Crew Mercantile, further enhancing the fashion selection available on Amazon. The curated Fall ’18 assortment from J.Crew Mercantile focuses on great style at great value and is available to customers through a dedicated storefront at


Williams Sonoma, a member of the Williams-Sonoma Inc. portfolio of brands, announced a partnership with Cadillac to bring the first-ever East Coast pop-up of The Charter Oak since opening in June 2017, with three-Michelin-starred Chef Christopher Kostow, to New York City. On Sept. 20 and 21, 2018, guests will be able to savor the flavors of the Napa Valley at Cadillac House New York beginning with hand-crafted cocktails on the veranda, followed by a celebratory, family-style dinner featuring dishes from The Charter Oak’s seasonal menu.