Bed Bath & Beyond has expanded its relationship with Google Cloud through a multi-year collaboration that will accelerate its omni-always transformation, enabling the company to better serve customers in a digital-first environment. To perform this work, Deloitte will also serve as strategic transformation services partner.
Amazon will host its 2020 Career Day on September 16. As a part of the nationwide virtual event, Amazon will give attendees the opportunity to learn about the 33,000 corporate and tech jobs currently available across the country, and the thousands of additional hourly positions in the company’s operations network to be announced soon.
Dallas Market Center and RepTime, a provider of B2B software as a service solutions, have formed a partnership to offer software solutions uniting manufacturers, sales teams and retailers. RepTime will be rebranded as MarketTime, reflecting its position as a 24/7 market solution and omnichannel marketplace platform supporting the complete B2B ecosystem.
Google Cloud and Best Buy are expanding their partnership via a new, multi-year agreement that names Google Cloud as the cloud provider for Best Buy’s enterprise data platform.
Kroger and Ocado are continuing to expand their partnership with plans to construct three new customer fulfillment centers in the Great Lakes, Pacific Northwest and West regions.
Target is planning to acquire technology from Deliv, a startup that focuses on last mile batched delivery. As more consumers are getting what they need through online orders, the proprietary last mile platform being bought from Deliv will help the retailer explore new ways to deliver packages even quicker while lowering shipping costs, the company said.
As it expands business services, Amazon is offering other retailers the technology that supports its no-cashier Go stores in response to their inquiries and to give consumers a chance to try what it calls the Just Walk Out experience beyond its own operations.
Overstock has appointed Joel Weight as chief technology officer for its retail shopping site. Weight is a nine-year veteran of Overstock’s family of companies, most recently serving as chief operations officer at Medici Ventures, Overstock’s wholly owned subsidiary and blockchain accelerator.
Google Cloud and Lowe’s are expanding their work together to create a technology foundation to help the home improvement retailer deliver customer experiences and empower store associates with tools to better serve customers.