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Retail
Bed Bath & Beyond Expands Google Cloud Partnership

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.

Retail
Amazon To Boost Hiring With Career Day

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.

Trade Shows
Dallas Market Center, RepTime Partner To Offer B2B Platform

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.

Trade Shows
IMC Offers Juniper-Branded Digital Tools

IMC_di, the digital innovation division of International Market Centers, has introduced Juniper, a new brand identity that will cover its full suite of digital tools, including Juniper MKT, its keystone B2B e-commerce marketplace.

Retail
Report: Amazon To Buy Startup Zoox

According to a recent media report, Amazon has reportedly agreed to buy self-driving startup Zoox Inc. in a deal worth more than $1 billion that gives the company options to use autonomous technology in either ride-hailing or its delivery network.

Appliances
Drop Gains New Funding

Smart kitchen platform Drop has gained $13.3 million in Series A funding co-led by Alpha Edison and Morpheus Ventures with participation from Act Venture Capital.

Retail
Target Acquiring Same-Day Delivery Technology From Deliv

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.

Retail
Overstock Appoints Weight Chief Technology Officer

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.

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