Oracle announced that one of Ecuador's largest retailers, Corporación GPF, has implemented Oracle Retail Merchandising and Oracle Retail Warehouse Management as part of a continued strategy to deliver innovative health and wellness solutions to consumers.
ShipBob, a technology company that streamlines fulfillment for ecommerce businesses, announced a partnership with Squarespace, the leading all-in-one web publishing platform, to support Squarespace's online store customers with order fulfillment.
Pizza Hut, a division of Yum! Brands Inc. and the world’s largest pizza restaurant company with nearly 17,000 restaurants in over 100 countries, and Telepizza Group, the largest non-U.S. pizza delivery company worldwide with more than 1,600 stores in over 20 countries, announced a strategic deal and master franchise alliance to accelerate growth across Latin America (excluding Brazil), the Caribbean, Spain (including Andorra), Portugal and Switzerland.
dunnhumby, a leading customer data science company, has acquired Aptaris Software, a leading enterprise marketing and promotions management company. The acquisition is the culmination of a strategic partnership that embedded dunnhumby customer data science into the Aptaris solution, providing retailers with the only end-to-end promotions management platform in the market.
Amazon Web Services Inc., an Amazon.com company, announced that Verizon Communications has selected AWS as its preferred public cloud provider. Verizon is migrating over 1,000 business-critical applications and database backend systems to AWS, several of which also include the migration of production databases to Amazon Aurora — AWS’s relational database engine that combines the speed and availability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases.
Synchrony announced a definitive agreement to acquire Loop Commerce, a technology leader in digital and in-store gifting services, with its award-winning and patented GiftNow platform and service. The acquisition will help diversify Synchrony’s business, broaden its reach, provide more strategic value and capabilities for partners, and deepen its technology portfolio.
Leading women’s lifestyle brand FabFitFun announced a collaboration with Erica Domesek of “P.S. - I Made This…” to create a line of DIY kits that will be sold on FabFitFun.com.
Geneva Watch Group announced a partnership with Timex Group to distribute Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction and Unlisted timepieces in Canada.