GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited to acquire the entire issued capital of Artway Development Limited for HK$11,268,000,000

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Pushing ahead development of total retail ecosystem on all fronts Hong Kong, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited (HKSE stock code: 493; “GOME” or the “Listed Company”, together with its subsidiaries, “the Group”), a leading electrical appliances and consumer electronics retailer in China, today announced its proposed acquisition (the “Acquisition”) […]

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LS travel retail North America announces the opening of two new stores in Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW)’s international terminal

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TORONTO, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — LS travel retail North America is pleased to announce the opening of two new stores – Hugo Boss and Tumi – in Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW)’s flagship international terminal. Located side by side in terminal D’s North village, both stores offer complementary items that cater to both leisure and business […]

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Toys“R”Us® shows support for Special Olympics 2015 Summer World Games by volunteering at the 10-day event

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Company Volunteers Celebrate Young Athletes as They Experience #MyFirstSportsMoment WAYNE, NJ, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the Special Olympics 2015 Summer World Games underway, Toys“R”Us®employees throughout the greater Los Angeles, CA area are proudly showing their support by volunteering at the 10-day event. Company volunteers are on hand to encourage and cheer on the littlest […]

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Toys“R”Us, Inc. to host investor meeting on July 30 to formally introduce Dave Brandon, the company’s new Chairman and CEO

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WAYNE, NJ, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced that it will host an investor meeting on Thursday, July 30 to formally introduce Dave Brandon, the company’s new Chairman and CEO. He and the management team will discuss the company’s Fit for Growth initiative, as it transitions from cost reduction to growth generation. The meeting will include a discussion of the company’s financial performance, […]

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Darden Restaurants, Inc. names Todd Burrowes President of LongHorn Steakhouse

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ORLANDO, Fla., 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) today announced that Todd Burrowes has been named President of LongHorn Steakhouse, effective July 28, 2015.  Burrowes is rejoining the brand after spending the last two years as President, Ruby Tuesday Concept and Chief Operations Officer of Ruby Tuesday, Inc.  Previously, Burrowes […]

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Auntie Anne’s® named one of the country’s top global franchises by Entrepreneur magazine

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International Pretzel Franchise Claims a Top Spot on Prestigious Ranking LANCASTER, Pa., 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Entrepreneur magazine has named Auntie Anne’s® one of the country’s top global franchises. The iconic soft pretzel company ranks among the top franchises expanding internationally as part of the annual Top Global Franchise list, a comprehensive selection of the […]

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Stradivarius to expand its range with the creation of line for young men in 2017

Stradivarius to expand its range with the creation of line for young men in 2017

The brand is beginning to put together a multi-faceted team for the new collection Arteixo, Spain, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stradivarius is about to expand its range with the creation of a line for young men which it hopes to launch in 2017. This Inditex Group chain has already begun the work of putting together […]

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Lowe’s Canada announces two more locations in Ontario in addition to completing the acquisition of 12 former Target sites

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Target acquisition accelerates Lowe’s footprint in Canada TORONTO, ON, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada announced today that in addition to completing the acquisition of 12 former Target sites, the company also plans to open two more locations in Ontario. Construction is currently underway in Ancaster and Mississauga, representing an additional investment in excess […]

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Technology brand Bush unveiled new collection of great value products exclusively available at Argos

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Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Technology brand Bush has unveiled a new collection of great value technology products set to enhance Irish homes, making customers’ lives simpler and even more enjoyable. The range is exclusively available at one of Ireland’s leading technology retailers, Argos, launching on www.argos.ie and in 40 stores nationwide. […]

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Argos introduces a convenient way to exchange their gadgets at all its UK stores

Argos introduces a convenient way to exchange their gadgets at all its UK stores

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shoppers can now trade-in their unwanted gadgets at Argos stores up and down the country in the first ever initiative launched by a generalist UK retailer, which offers an immediate quote and redemption. Argos, in partnership with circular economy experts WRAP, has introduced the innovative new service […]

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Nordstrom to expand partnership with MADEWELL by adding distribution to an additional 15 stores across the country

Nordstrom to expand partnership with MADEWELL by adding distribution to an additional 15 stores across the country

SEATTLE, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Plans were announced today to expand Nordstrom’spartnership with MADEWELL by adding distribution to an additional 15 stores across the country. By late July, the retailer will carry the MADEWELL collection in a total of 30 locations and Nordstrom.com. Nordstrom is the only U.S. retailer to sell a broad […]

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Starbucks and Sounders FC honor active service members and veterans with complimentary tickets for the Sounders vs. Vancouver Whitecaps match on August 1st

Starbucks and Sounders FC honor active service members and veterans with complimentary tickets for the Sounders vs. Vancouver Whitecaps match on August 1st
Photos courtesy Corky Trewin

SEATTLE, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks and the Sounders FC are honoring active service members and veterans with complimentary tickets for the Sounders FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC match on August 1st at CenturyLink Field. To redeem tickets, bring military ID to one of two Starbucks community store locations – 23rd & Jackson in Seattle, […]

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Starbucks plans to build store in Ferguson: will also create partnerships with local women- and minority-owned businesses

Starbucks plans to build store in Ferguson: will also create partnerships with local women- and minority-owned businesses
Photos courtesy Natalie's Cakes & More

SEATTLE, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — When Starbucks chairman and ceo Howard Schultz traveled to St. Louis, Missouri earlier this year for the fourth in a series of partner forums on race, he embarked a low-profile side trip to nearby Ferguson. The city continued to show signs from the rioting and confrontations between police […]

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Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft raised $750,000 donation to the retailer’s Simply Give program to help Midwest food pantries restock their shelves

Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft raised $750,000 donation to the retailer’s Simply Give program to help Midwest food pantries restock their shelves

Memorable week of golf raises funds for Meijer Simply Give program to restock Midwest food pantries GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-7-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Representatives with the Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft today deemed the second annual tournament a success with a $750,000 donation to the retailer’s Simply Give program, which advances its mission […]

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Whole Foods Market Brewing Company launches its first draft beer at the Greater Houston area on Aug. 8 and statewide distribution in Texas on Sept. 18.

Whole Foods Market Brewing Company launches its first draft beer at the Greater Houston area on Aug. 8 and statewide distribution in Texas on Sept. 18.

Nation’s first in-store brewery launching Post Oak Pale Ale in locations across Texas Houston, 2015-7-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market Brewing Company, the first craft brewery in a grocery store, will begin distribution of its first draft beer in two phases, starting with the Greater Houston area on Aug. 8, followed by the launch […]

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Russian food retailer X5 Retail Group acquires 100 stores owned by the Soseddushka retail chain in Orenburg and the Orenburg region

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Orenburg, Russia, 2015-7-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announces the acquisition of 100 stores owned by the Soseddushka retail chain in Orenburg and the Orenburg region. This will increase X5’s presence in the region almost threefold. The total area of the stores acquired by X5 Retail […]

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The Golub Corporation announces the appointment of Scott Grimmett as its new President and Chief Operating Officer

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Schenectady, NY, 2015-7-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Golub Corporation, parent company of Price Chopper Supermarkets, Market 32 and Market Bistro is pleased to announce that Scott Grimmett has been named President, Chief Operating Officer (COO) – the first non-Golub in the company’s history to hold the title. Grimmett will continue to report to Jerry […]

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7‑Eleven: SEI Fuels acquires the dealer fuel supply business of LavigneBaker Petroleum, LLC, in and around New Orleans, LA.

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DALLAS, 2015-7-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — SEI Fuel Services, Inc. (SEI Fuels) is pleased to announce the purchase of the dealer fuel supply business of LavigneBaker Petroleum, LLC, in and around New Orleans, LA. The transaction closed July 16th. SEI Fuels entered the wholesale fuel business in 2012 when it and its parent company, 7‑Eleven, […]

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A.S. Watson Group honored with the ECR Recognition Award in the Digital category

ASW receives ECR Recognition Award (Digital category) in the ECR Asia Pacific Conference

HONG KONG, 2015-7-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the latest 14th Efficient Consumer Response (ECR) Asia Pacific Conference, A.S. Watson Group was honored with the ECR Recognition Award in the Digital category, in recognition of its outstanding achievements in digital and eCommerce. Organised by the ECR Asia Pacific Council, GS1/ ECR Hong Kong and co-organised […]

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Foodstuffs wins two top prizes at the annual Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand Awards

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Foodstuffs has triumphed at the annual Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand Awards, once again winning the two top prizes for their category.  AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-7-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — PAK’nSAVE has won the competitive Most Trusted Supermarket honour, New World the highly commended runner up in that category and Pams won the Most Trusted […]

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