Deliv, a leading same-day delivery company, announced that PetSmart has expanded its collaboration with Deliv to power PetSmart.com’s same-day and scheduled delivery service in 33 top markets across 23 states.
Capgemini, a global leader in consulting and technology services, has signed a multi-year IT strategic provider agreement with McDonald’s Corporation. With support from Publicis.Sapient, another global leader in consulting services, Capgemini will be McDonald’s global IT strategic provider for restaurant and digital capabilities.
Surf lifestyle company Billabong International Limited has selected Aptos Singular Commerce platform to support continuous innovation in omnichannel retailing across its global enterprise. This will enable Billabong to blend its physical and digital retail channels and support orchestration of complex omnichannel journeys through a single view of customers, inventory, orders and more.
Macy’s Inc. announced the expansion of its same-day delivery of products purchased online at macys.com, bloomingdales.com and both brands’ mobile apps. Starting this fall, Macy’s will offer same-day delivery to customers in 15 additional U.S. markets.
Barnes & Noble Education Inc., a provider of educational products and services solutions for higher education and K-12 institutions, has signed a multi-year contract with Eastern Gateway Community College to provide a full suite of solutions, including bookstore operations, an institution-wide learning management system, LoudSight, BNED’s predictive analytics offering, and digital courseware to the students, faculty and advisors of EGCC.
Accenture has signed on as a partner for the 2018 program of the New York Fashion Tech Lab. Founded in 2014 by Springboard Enterprises with the support of major fashion retailers and brands, the NYFTL focuses on women-led emerging tech companies that have developed innovations at the intersection of fashion, retail and technology.
Pep Boys, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Icahn Automotive Group LLC, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Advanced Auto Service & Tire Centers in Phoenix.
Saladworks, one of the nation’s largest fresh-tossed salad franchise concepts based in Conshohocken, Pa., has chosen Dovetail Systems Inc.’s Gusto point-of-sale system as their omnichannel digital platform. Gusto affords Saladworks an enterprise system built to manage and grow their chain by unlocking synergies through a cross-platform customer engagement solution, leveraging a unified online and mobile ordering, in-store kiosk and traditional POS platform.
West Elm, a furnishings retail brand and member of the Williams-Sonoma Inc. portfolio of brands, and Leesa Sleep, a direct-to-consumer online mattress company founded with a powerful social mission, announced a partnership aimed at elevating life through better sleep. Beginning this month, customers can experience Leesa’s American-made and expertly designed mattresses at more than 80 West Elm locations in the United States and online.
At Home, the home décor superstore with 136 large format stores, has turned to Columbus Consulting International for their expertise in merchandise planning and allocation to develop a complete plan for staffing developments and business processes, and to identify the best technology solutions to take their merchandise and allocation strategy to the next level ahead of the holiday season.