Nordstrom launches exclusive capsule collection by designer Léa Peckre

SEATTLE , 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of an exclusive capsule collection by designer Léa Peckre. Known for designs that balance a street edge with the texture and refinement of classics, Peckre created her first capsule collection exclusively for the retailers in-store boutique, SPACE, curated by […]

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Nordstrom launches an exclusive Valentine’s Day jewelry capsule collection for SPACE

SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. is launching an exclusive Valentine’s Day jewelry capsule collection for SPACE, its boutique for emerging and advanced designers curated by Olivia Kim, Vice President of Creative Projects. The collection hits stores Monday, January 16. Showcasing green gemstones that align with Pantone’s 2017 hue of the year, […]

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Kesko Group announces 17.5% sales increase in December 2016

Helsinki, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko Group’s sales in December 2016 totalled €918.5 million and were up 17.5%. In comparable terms, sales in local currencies decreased by 3.7%, excluding the impact of business arrangements. There was one delivery day less than in the previous year. “Kesko’s sales increased in December thanks to acquisitions. The […]

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Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche features Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota’s woven art installations from January 14 to February 18

Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche features Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota’s woven art installations from January 14 to February 18   Paris, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Known for her site-specific installations woven in yarn, Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota is featured at Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche from January 14 to February 18, 2017. The artist […]

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Maxima Grupė acquires Barbora the largest e-commerce company in Lithuania

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Maxima Grupė that manages retail chains in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Bulgaria and Poland, has acquired the largest e-commerce company for food and other products in Lithuania – Barbora. This grown-up and developed start-up, delivering Maxima goods in Vilnius, will be integrated with other Maxima Grupė’s e-commerce companies in […]

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Maxima LT announces the appointment of Kristina Meidė as new CEO

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Board of Maxima LT has appointed Kristina Meidė as new CEO of the company. Starting 9th of January K. Meidė will replace Žydrūnas Valkeris, who left Vilniaus prekyba group. K. Meidė will also join Maxima LT Board. Before taking the position K. Meidė lead Euroapotheca, another Vilniaus prekyba […]

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NRF Foundation Gala raised $2 million to support student scholarships and educational experiences in retail

Washington, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The third annual NRF Foundation Gala took place Sunday, January 15, at Pier Sixty in New York City, featuring an exhilarating dinner and awards program that included both silent and live auctions. The event raised $2 million to support the NRF Foundation’s student scholarships and educational experiences for […]

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MIGROS: NEUES TAKE-AWAY-GESCHIRR ZUM ZURÜCKBRINGEN

MIGROS: NEUES TAKE-AWAY-GESCHIRR ZUM ZURÜCKBRINGEN   Zurich, Switzerland, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Als erste grosse Schweizer Detailhändlerin bietet die Migros in ihren Restaurants und Take-Aways Mehrweggeschirr an. Der Umwelt zuliebe können Migros-Kunden ab sofort auf Wegwerfgeschirr verzichten. Jede Woche essen rund 1.2 Millionen Menschen in Migros-Restaurants und -Take-Aways. Rund ein Drittel der Kunden nehmen […]

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Co-op Community Spaces in search to fund great community projects in Western Canada

Saskatoon, SK, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary with up to $150,000 for your community project through Co-op Community Spaces. Co-op Community Spaces supports projects in Western Canada dedicated to recreation, environmental conservation and urban agriculture with funding between $25,000 and $150,000, up from $100,000 in 2016. Co-op will increase total funding […]

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Toys“R”Us®’s campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation raised $5.4 million and collected 550,000 toys

Annual Fundraiser Guaranteed a Visit from Santa for Millions of Children in Need this Holiday Season Wayne, NJ, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today announced that its nationwide fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation raised more than $5.4 million and collected a record-breaking 550,000 toys – ensuring a very Merry […]

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Babies“R”Us hosts its popular Great Trade-In: Gear and Furniture Event through February 20

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — January 16, 2017 by Jessica Offerjost. I have one toddler. And for that one toddler, we’ve amassed SEVEN car seats, SIX strollers and FOUR play yards to be exact. Am I a hoarder? Maybe. But there’s my car, my husband’s, our house, the grandparents’ cars and homes…and so […]

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Intershop customer Bakker to present at Webwinkel Vakdagen, 18 and 19 January at Jaarbeurs Utrecht

Utrecht, Netherlands, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop customer Bakker will present at this year’s Webwinkel Vakdagen, which takes place on 18 and 19 January at Jaarbeurs Utrecht. Paul Geraeds, CEO at Bakker.com, will share how plant and gardening supply specialist Bakker transformed itself from a traditional mail order company into a successful multi-channel […]

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Albert Heijn organiseert Code Camp voor 150 medewerkers

Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn organiseert volgende maand een Code Camp, een bijeenkomst waar 150 medewerkers uit de winkels en de distributiecentra kunnen leren programmeren. Tijdens de Code Camp leren medewerkers in één dag de basis van het programmeren. Zij krijgen te zien zien wat je allemaal kunt met coderen […]

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The Andersons, Inc. to exit retail business and close its remaining four stores in 2017

MAUMEE, Ohio, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Andersons, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANDE) announces today (Jan 15, 2017) its plans to exit the retail business and close its remaining four retail stores in the second quarter of 2017. The retail closings will have no impact on the Company’s grain, ethanol, plant nutrient and rail operations. “The […]

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Prada unveils Fall/Winter 2017 Men’s and Women’s collection at Via Fogazzaro fashion show in Milan

Milan, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — On January 15th, 2017, Prada unveils its Fall/Winter 2017 Men’s and Women’s collection in the Via Fogazzaro fashion show space in Milan. In the current moment – when issues of simplicity and essentiality are becoming increasingly relevant – AMO and PRADA felt the need to go back to basics, […]

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Shop Direct delivered its fifth consecutive record-breaking Christmas sales performance during 2016 holiday period

Liverpool,UK, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shop Direct, which operates digital department stores Very.co.uk, Littlewoods.com and VeryExclusive.co.uk, delivered its fifth consecutive record-breaking Christmas sales performance during the seven weeks to 23 December 2016. As shoppers reached for their smartphones, the UK’s second largest pureplay etailer increased group sales by 9% year-on-year – putting the […]

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GameStop’s initial allotment of Nintendo Switch systems completely reserved

Company working with Nintendo to get more for its customers as soon as possible GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, has reserved all of its first allotment of Nintendo Switch systems. On Friday, the retailer began taking […]

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Kurt Salmon, part of Accenture Strategy, and NRF launch 2017 Store Tours app showcasing some of the most innovative retail stores in New York

NRF 2017 Store Tours app provides NRF Retail’s BIG Show attendees with unique look at New York retail stores NEW YORK, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kurt Salmon, part of Accenture Strategy, and the National Retail Federation (NRF) today (JANUARY 15, 2017) launched a new app that showcases some of the most innovative retail stores […]

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IHL Group and NCR Corporation survey: Retailers who invest in technologies are more likely to enjoy high sales growth

Report found three key strategic areas of attention: seamless shopping experience, personalization and store transformation DULUTH, Ga, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retailers who spend more on technology are more likely to enjoy high sales growth, according to a recent survey that IHL Group and NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, […]

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Olymel S.E.C./ L.P. recalls pork ribs products that were repacked and distributed without the benefit of federal inspection

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Olymel S.E.C./ L.P., a Boucherville, Quebec, Canada establishment, is recalling approximately 1,124 pounds of pork ribs products because the products were repacked and distributed without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Jan. 14, 2017 ). The […]

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Chipotle partners with Compassion in World Farming USA and The Humane Society of the United States to Improve Treatment of Chickens

Restaurant Chain Partners with CIWF and HSUS to Improve Treatment of Chickens DENVER, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced the latest evolution in its longstanding commitment to animal welfare — an initiative that represents a key component of the company’s mission. Together with Compassion in World Farming USA and The […]

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Physio-Control notifies LIFEPAK 1000 defibrillator customers of an issue that may affect the readiness of the device

Redmond, WA, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Physio-Control announced today (January 13, 2017) that the company is launching a voluntary field action for the LIFEPAK 1000 defibrillator due to reported instances where the device has shut down unexpectedly during patient treatment. The company is notifying LIFEPAK 1000 customers of an issue that may affect the […]

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Golden Flake Snack Foods, Inc., recalls HOT Thin & Crispy Potato Chips with Specific Product Code Lot 364 5 or 365 5

Golden Flake Snack Foods, Inc., recalls HOT Thin & Crispy Potato Chips with Specific Product Code Lot 364 5 or 365 5   Birmingham, AL, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Golden Flake Snack Foods, Inc., is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of 5 oz. HOT Thin & Crispy Potato Chips with a “Best if Used […]

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Grange Co-op recalls certain Rogue All Purpose Rabbit Pellets that may contain higher than acceptable levels of vitamin D

Medford, Oregon, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Grange Co-op is initiating a recall of Rogue All Purpose Rabbit Pellets in 25# (25RP) 50# (50RP), 1,500# Tote (RP) no lot codes – purchased between March 1, 2016 and January 12, 2017 in Southern Oregon / Northern California from any Grange Co-op Retail Store or Wholesale Dealer. […]

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EROSKI apoya a la D.O. Euskal Sagardoa y se compromete a comercializar la nueva sidra con calidad certificada

EROSKI apoya a la D.O. Euskal Sagardoa y se compromete a comercializar la nueva sidra con calidad certificada   Maider Unda y Ramón Roteta han abierto el “txotx” en EROSKI junto a la nueva D.O. Euskal Sagardoa, representantes de la Fundación Hazi y algunas de las casas sidreras con mayor arraigo en Euskadi La cooperativa […]

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Benchmark enables retailers to compare their in-store merchandising practices to those of their peers

In-depth, quantitative analysis of retail organizations reveals the common merchandising practices of high-performing retailers BOSTON, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail New/ — One Door, the leading provider of cloud-based merchandising execution software for retail, today announced the establishment of the first-ever Merchandising Execution Maturity Benchmark. Based on research guided by One Door, the Benchmark enables retailers to […]

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Whole Foods Market is looking for local growers and producers for its new Riverdale Park Station store

Retailer looking for producers across categories, including grocery, specialty items, produce, meat, seafood, body care and lifestyle products ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is looking for unique products from local growers and producers to feature in the new Riverdale Park Station store (6621 Washington Baltimore Blvd.), scheduled to open in […]

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Rite Aid Foundation welcomes 219 new nonprofit organizations into its KidCents program

Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Rite Aid Foundation is welcoming 219 new nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the health and wellness of children into its KidCents program. Selected by Rite Aid associates and representative of the communities served by Rite Aid, each new charity will receive a $5,000 KidCents grant […]

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Empire Company Limited announces the appointment of Michael Medline as President & CEO

Stellarton, NS, 2017-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Medline as President & CEO of Empire Company Limited (Empire) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Sobeys Inc. Mr. Medline will also serve on the Board of Directors of Empire. “Michael […]

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Meijer to host authentic Italian cooking by The Food Network’s Iron Chef America Judge, Mario Rizzotti at stores this month

Meijer to host authentic Italian cooking by The Food Network’s Iron Chef America Judge, Mario Rizzotti at stores this month   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is teaming up with the Italian Trade Agency to bring an authentic Italian cooking experience to select Meijer stores hosted later this month by The […]

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