Betting on a Prime Day outage, eBay announces 'Crash Sale'

EBay on Wednesday announced a "Crash Sale" on July 15 that includes brand deals and free shipping, according to a press release emailed to Retail Dive. If Amazon's website crashes on Prime Day which on Tuesday was announced would begin on July 15 eBay stated it will introduce more deals during its Crash Sale.EBay is running a series of sales during the month of July that includes "July 4th Savings" from July 1-7 with savings on items like stand mixers, robotic vacuums; the "Hot Deals for Hot Days" from July 8-22, which includes daily deals on tech, appliances and smart home devices; and the aforementioned "Crash Sale" on July 15, which offers discounts of more than 50% off select brands.

Spotlight

Other News
POS Retail

From Connection to Collaboration: MyTradeZone.com Revolutionizes Business Networking with AI-Driven B2B Social Platform

MyTradeZone | January 10, 2024

Innovative platform bridges current gaps, combining robust business tools for enhanced B2B engagement and collaboration Las Vegas, Nev., Jan. 10, 2024– Shattering barriers in B2B communication, MyTradeZone.com recently revealed its unique social networking platform dedicated solely for businesses. MyTradeZone serves as a central hub for businesses to find, connect with, and engage potential clients, partners, and vendors worldwide – allowing companies to post products and services, request quotes, create and join networking groups, and much more. MyTradeZone was founded by CEO, Bachir Kassir, a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years’ experience in the software and B2B industry who has recently successfully sold his B2B Ecommerce platform venture, WebJaguar, to QAD – a Thoma Bravo portfolio company. “MyTradeZone offers a specialized platform designed to innovate B2B interactions,” said Kassir. “We know that 40% of B2B marketing budgets are spent on trade shows and that over 95% of marketers use social media content in their campaigns. So why is there no social network specifically dedicated to B2B trade? Well, now there is one.” MyTradeZone: Platform Highlights On MyTradeZone, each business can both market its products/services and source what it needs, all within the same platform. MyTradeZone facilitates the entire process, presenting a thriving ecosystem for businesses, professionals, organizations, groups, and creators who can now spend time networking, while also fostering the connections that increase their reach, influence, and overall profits. MyTradeZone is a perfect lead generation and highly targeted advertising venue since advertisers can pinpoint exact audiences, making highly specific advertisements that are cost efficient. Major platform features include: Tailored B2B Search Capabilities: Facilitates a seamless discovery of businesses, products, RFQs, groups, and more. Advanced Networking Tools: From permanent company profiles to real-time video chat, the platform caters to a variety of business needs. Peer-to-Peer Payment Options: Ensuring smooth transactions with payments powered by Stripe. Innovative Ad Space: Sponsored and displayed ads provide businesses with a medium to amplify their brand presence. Tradeshow and Networking Events: Organizers can amplify the benefits for attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors – providing a secure networking group to connect beyond the actual event. Expanding Horizons: MyTradeZone Powers Community and Monetization Beyond businesses, MyTradeZone extends its utility to trade associations, networking groups, and event organizers by allowing them to build, manage, and monetize their online communities. Professionals and creators can actively grow their networks and monetize their skills through peer-to-peer payments. “Our platform is more than just a supplementary tool. It revolutionizes the traditional event experience by enhancing networking, engagement, and business growth opportunities in both a broad and narrow sense. Instead of merely relying on physical connections, MyTradeZone transforms singular events into sustained, ever-evolving networking connections.” To celebrate the official launch, MyTradeZone seeks to partner with trade shows, event and networking groups organizers, and trade associations – offering their members exclusive offers to premium membership via the platform. MyTradeZone’s basic edition is always free and signing up is quick, taking only few minutes to join. Inquire further at: contact@mytradezone.com And for news on future platform updates and promotions, follow MyTradeZone on LinkedIn or on the B2B social network: https://mytradezone.com/profile/mytradezone About MyTradeZone.com MyTradeZone is led by a highly skilled and talented team of employees and advisors who are working on the next thing to disrupt business networking. MyTradeZone is a forward-thinking B2B technology company reshaping how businesses connect and engage online through its advanced social networking platform in an industry-specific ecosystem for business collaboration, knowledge sharing, and growth. Learn more at: www.MyTradeZone.com. Media Contact: Bachir Kassir, Founder 1-949-813-7791 contact@mytradezone.com

Read More

POS Solutions

LANDI Global, a Pioneer in Smart POS Solutions, Expands Into International Markets

LANDI Global | January 11, 2024

LANDI, a leading provider of payment and merchant solutions, is thrilled to announce the official launch of LANDI Global, marking its entry into international markets. This momentous occasion represents a significant milestone for the company and showcases its commitment to customers worldwide. As a pioneer in the field, LANDI revolutionized the market in 2015 by introducing the first Android Payment Terminal, setting the stage for the Smart POS trend. This milestone underscores LANDI's dedication to creating a digital ecosystem for merchants and reaffirms its commitment to excellence in an ever-evolving payment market. Today marks the beginning of a new chapter for LANDI as it expands into strategic and key markets worldwide. The company is excited to unveil its unique product portfolio, featuring stunning design and cutting-edge specifications that go beyond any other offerings in the market. The portfolio includes PAYMENT SOLUTIONS, ELECTRONIC CASH REGISTERS, GOOGLE-CERTIFIED DEVICES for indoor and outdoor mobility, and a comprehensive suite of solutions for our valued customers and partners. With over 18 years of experience in the dynamic payment industry and the addition of talented team members, LANDI is poised for significant growth and expansion in key areas. The company's approach is to attract the best talents and forge strong partnerships to drive its success. "We are incredibly excited to launch LANDI Global and embark on this thrilling journey into international markets," said Patrice Le Marre, CEO of LANDI Global. "This is a defining moment for us. I am grateful for the exceptional work of my team. We have worked tirelessly to get to this point, and I have no doubt that we will continue to achieve great things in the future, and we are confident that our innovative product portfolio will make a positive impact on businesses worldwide. We are now live in all geographies from Pacific, Asia, India, Europe, Middle East, Africa to Americas and we’ve opened regional headquarters in key cities like Singapore, Paris, and Atlanta, where our teams are set to support our customers. We look forward to forging new partnerships and delivering exceptional value to our global customers." About LANDI Founded in 2005, LANDI is a pioneer at the forefront of the smart Point of Sales (POS) industry (Checkout, Payment and Mobility) specializing in innovative solutions with seamless payment experience. With a strong focus on innovation and a decade of leadership in China, LANDI has consistently pushed the boundaries of technological advancement with 500 global patents issued and 100 million terminals deployed. As a fully independent entity since 2022, LANDI is now expanding into international markets, offering a comprehensive product portfolio to support the digital transformation of businesses worldwide.

Read More

POS Retail

Specialty Building Products and TOOLBX Partner to Drive eCommerce Growth for LBM Dealers

Specialty Building Products | December 18, 2023

Specialty Building Products, a leading distributor of specialty building products in North America, and TOOLBX, the leading eCommerce platform for independent lumber and building supply dealers, today announced a strategic collaboration to help SBP's customers capture the growing opportunity in eCommerce. The partnership will provide SBP's extensive network of dealers with access to TOOLBX's comprehensive digital LBM platform, empowering them to enhance their online presence, streamline operations, and better service their customers. Through this collaboration, SBP dealers will gain Seamless product data: Synchronized product information ensures accurate and up-to-date online product listings, leading to improved customer experience and sales efficiency. Enhanced customer engagement: TOOLBX equips dealers with online ordering, customer messaging, quote tools, and a customer portal for account management and payments, building trust and convenience for contractors and homeowners alike. Streamlined business operations: TOOLBX's platform integrates with existing ERP systems, automating complex pricing rules like individual Pro discounts, while simplifying inventory management and order processing. "We care about our dealer customers' success. And with eCommerce penetration at less than 1% amongst the average LBM dealer, we took it upon ourselves to bring a best-in-class solution to our customers," said Jeff McLendon, President and CEO of Specialty Building Products. "A number of our customers are already using TOOLBX and we want to make our product data available to them through TOOLBX." "TOOLBX goes beyond the e-commerce checkbox. Dealers need a comprehensive digital solution that truly transforms their business. We provide that with a suite of customer-facing tools that enable them to streamline operations, enhance customer service, and boost loyalty among their Pro or retail segment," said Erik Bornstein, CEO and cofounder of TOOLBX. "We're thrilled to partner with a leader like SBP and empower their customers with the resources they need to thrive online". About Specialty Building Products Specialty Building Products is at the core of the value chain for high value specialty building materials. Our operating brands – U.S. LUMBER, Alexandria Moulding, DW Distribution, Millwork Sales, Amerhart, and Reeb – provide sales, marketing, manufacturing, assembly, customization, finishing and logistics solutions that bring a wide range of high value, SKU-intensive, and logistically complicated specialty building products to dealers serving the repair and remodel ("R&R") and new construction marketplaces. Our brands' best-in-class operations are managed under a centralized strategy and informed by big data and analytics, serving the most respected manufacturers of the best and most innovative brands in the building products industry and local, regional, and national building material dealers, national one step distributors, national retail chains, and industrial and OEM manufacturers. About TOOLBX TOOLBX is a technology company dedicated to transforming the way lumber & building supply dealers engage with customers online. Their comprehensive digital LBM platform empowers dealers to enhance store productivity, drive customer loyalty, and compete effectively in the e-commerce market.

Read More

Restaurant POS

PAR Technology Partners With DoorDash To Create Seamless Ordering Environment

PAR | December 12, 2023

ParTech, Inc. (PAR), a global restaurant technology company and leader in unified commerce for enterprise restaurants, has partnered with on-demand delivery platform DoorDash. This collaboration is dedicated to advancing the restaurant industry by improving operational efficiency and customer satisfaction, further expanding PAR’s ecosystem to include over 500 integrations, the largest in the industry. In a time when dining expectations extend beyond a restaurant’s four walls, factors such as delivery speed, ordering flexibility, and the overall dining experience play crucial roles. However, these preferences present a critical challenge to the restaurant industry. This new partnership addresses the challenge head-on by seamlessly integrating DoorDash with PAR Brink POS®, a cloud-based point-of-sale software, and MENU Link, a marketplace order management solution within PAR MENU ecosystem for omnichannel ordering. “We live in a world where digital-savvy consumers demand seamless digital experiences,” said Savneet Singh, CEO of PAR. “Our partnership with DoorDash unifies the ordering landscape and simplifies restaurant tech stacks. This enables faster and smoother operations for all stakeholders without compromising guest satisfaction.” The integration of PAR's MENU with DoorDash’s marketplace capabilities empowers enterprise restaurants by automatically processing orders through PAR Brink POS®. This provides centralized control over menu offerings, dynamic pricing for different channels, store-level information, and sales tracking. Simultaneously, restaurants can leverage the PAR partner ecosystem to consolidate tech stacks, enabling more efficient operations through a single, integrated platform. About PAR Technology For more than 40 years, PAR Technology Corporation’s (NYSE Symbol: PAR) cutting-edge products and services have helped bold and passionate restaurant brands build lasting guest relationships. We are the partner enterprise restaurants rely on when they need to serve amazing moments from open to close, during the most hectic rush hours, and when the world forces them to adapt and overcome. More than 70,000 restaurants in more than 110 countries use PAR’s restaurant point-of-sale, digital ordering, loyalty and back-office software solutions as well as industry leading hardware and drive-thru offerings.

Read More