Sears Holdings 3Q 2016: We remain fully committed to restoring profitability to our Company

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Holdings Corporation (“Holdings,” “we,” “us,” “our,” or the “Company”)(NASDAQ: SHLD) today (Dec. 8. 2016) announced financial results for its third quarter ended October 29, 2016. As a supplement to this announcement, a presentation, pre-recorded conference and audio webcast are available at our website http://searsholdings.com/invest. In summary, we reported […]

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Rebuilding Together will complete wheelchair accessibility ramp projects nationwide thanks to Shop Your Way donations

Rebuilding Together will complete wheelchair accessibility ramp projects nationwide thanks to Shop Your Way donations   Member, customer donations fund nationwide accessibility upgrade projects HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Thanks to an outpouring of Shop Your Way member and customer donations to Sears’ Heroes at Home for the Holidays program, Rebuilding […]

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Shop Your Way and Uber Technologies, Inc. expand popular rider rewards program to 23 new markets

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shop Your Way, a business unit of Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD), and Uber Technologies, Inc. have expanded a popular rider rewards program to 23 new markets. Riders who link their accounts at shopyourway.com/uber/ride can receive unlimited Shop Your Way points – up to $2 in points […]

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Intershop supported BMW Group in the implementation of their new online shop

Customers can order more than 15,000 original parts Extended search functions guarantee compatibility with various vehicle models Jena, Germany, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — An e-commerce system on Intershop basis is now available to the BMW Group. Intershop also supported the BMW Group in the implementation of their new online shop. Customers of participating […]

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Currys PC World teams up with maths whizz Rachel Riley to solve Brits’ festive shopping conundrums

Currys PC World teams up with maths whizz Rachel Riley to solve Brits’ festive shopping conundrums   As more than a third of Brits cite lack of ideas the hardest part of Christmas shopping, Currys PC World teams up with maths whizz Rachel Riley to solve Brits’ festive shopping conundrums LONDON, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail […]

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Qatar: Grand Raffle Draws for Al Meera’s 11th anniversary

Qatar: Grand Raffle Draws for Al Meera’s 11th anniversary   11 lucky customers walking away with a grand prize of QR 11,111 each 300 total winners of prizes in the first raffle draw and 301 will be chosen in the second draw A wide range of in-store promotions in all Al Meera stores QATAR, 2016-Dec-09 […]

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eBay commits to ensuring equal pay; signs White House Equal Pay Pledge

eBay commits to ensuring equal pay; signs White House Equal Pay Pledge We are committed to ensuring that we pay our people fairly based on their role, contribution and impact. San Jose, California, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Dec 7, 2016) eBay signed the White House Equal Pay Pledge, underscoring our commitment to […]

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Swedish ICA stores announces 2.9% sales increase in November 2016 vs. same month last year

Solna, Sweden, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales in the Swedish ICA stores increased by 2.9% in November 2016 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 2.4%. November 2016 January – November 2016 Store sales, excl. VAT SEKm Change all stores Change like-for-like SEKm Change all stores Change […]

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Staples, Inc. with score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI)

For Seventh Year in a Row, Staples Earns 100 Percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today (Dec. 8, 2016) announced that it has received a score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national […]

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Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. acquires controlling interest in Staples’ European operations

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & NEW YORK, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) and Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (Cerberus) announced today (Dec. 7, 2016) that Staples and Cerberus have entered into an agreement in relation to the sale of a controlling interest in Staples’ European operations to a Cerberus affiliate. Staples’ European business consists of […]

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Cumberland Building Society’s new online appointment booking service powered by Q-Flow enterprise software solution

London, United Kingdom, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (December 7, 2016) announced it is continuing to support Cumberland Building Society’s digital strategy with the launch of Cumberland’s new online appointment booking service, powered by Q-Flow enterprise software solution, which was delivered through NCR’s strategic […]

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SPAR Portugal announces exciting new marketing move with SIC TV

Portugal, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Portugal has entered into an exciting new project that will see great exposure for the brand in this highly competitive market. Working in partnership with local television broadcaster, SIC, SPAR Portugal has entered into an agreement whereby one of Portugal’s most popular soap opera series, Amor Maior, features […]

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Final subscription price for Overstock.com rights offering: $15.68 per share

Blockchain shares to trade on t0 platform SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) announced today (Dec. 07, 2016) that the final subscription price for its rights offering of Series A Preferred Shares (“Series A”) and Series B Preferred Shares (“Series B”) will be equal to the previously-announced maximum subscription price […]

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Delhaize America named as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality

Company Earns 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Fifteenth Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality SALISBURY, N.C, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize America proudly announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices […]

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What Prime Now customers need in superfast speeds: Games, top electronics, gift wrap and party supplies

Data shows customers place holiday orders for superfast delivery of items like games, top electronics, gift wrap and party supplies, to name a few Prime Now curated local selection throughout December, based on recent and last year’s Prime Now holiday shopping data Since launching Manhattan three holidays ago, Prime Now has expanded to more than […]

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Amazon top 20 best-selling books list of 2016

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the best-selling book of 2016 overall and in the Kids & Teens category Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is also this year’s Most Wished For and Most Gifted book SEATTLE, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Dec. 7, 2016) announced its best-selling books of 2016, best-selling […]

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Carrefour invites the general public behind the scenes at its 220 hypermarkets

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the second year running, Carrefour will be opening its doors and inviting the general public to have a look at what goes on behind the scenes at its 220 hypermarkets. An event scheduled for 7 December that will immerse customers in day-to-day hypermarket life through a series of […]

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The Bartell family won the Seattle Business Magazine “2016 Washington Family Business Award for Legacy”

SEATTLE, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bartell family, owners of the Washington chain of Bartell Drugs stores, won the Seattle Business Magazine “2016 Washington Family Business Award for Legacy” presented at a special event held Wednesday night at the Westin Hotel. With its exceptional Northwest history and reputation, the Bartell family was in the […]

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Starbucks® stores in the U.S. turn into PokéStops or Gyms

Starbucks® stores in the U.S. turn into PokéStops or Gyms   Seattle, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — People across the country have been playing Pokémon GO since its release and Starbucks customers and partners (employees) are among them. To join in with the fun and excitement, starting today (December 8) at 11 a.m. PST, approximately […]

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Starbucks outlined five-year plan for strong global growth at its Biennial Investor Conference

Starbucks outlined five-year plan for strong global growth at its Biennial Investor Conference   Company to add 12,000 stores globally – to a total of 37,000 – by 2021 Projects 10 percent revenue growth, 15-20 percent EPS growth and mid-single digit comp growth annually Roasteries and Starbucks Reserve stores to elevate the Starbucks brand and customer […]

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Starbucks and Tencent to co-create a new social gifting feature on WeChat

Starbucks and Tencent to co-create a new social gifting feature on WeChat   Companies to co-create a social gifting feature early next year aimed at fostering human connections through the instant delivery of gratitude and love with Starbucks gifts Partnership extends WeChat Pay across Starbucks stores in Mainland China beginning December 8 SEATTLE, SHANGHAI & […]

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Robert F. Kennedy Center for Human Rights presented Howard Schultz with 2016 Ripple of Hope Award

Robert F. Kennedy Center for Human Rights presented Howard Schultz with 2016 Ripple of Hope Award   Seattle, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tonight (December 6) the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Human Rights presented Howard Schultz, Starbucks chairman and ceo, with its 2016 Ripple of Hope Award celebrating leaders who are committed to social change. […]

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Tesco won 64 awards for its own-label range at the International Wine Challenge

Tesco won 64 awards for its own-label range at the International Wine Challenge   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has struck gold this Christmas at the UK’s biggest wine competition, scooping an impressive 64 awards for its own-label range at the International Wine Challenge. Topping the leaderboard of winning wines are […]

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Carrefour Poland opens new “Gourmet” supermarket in Galeria Słoneczna shopping , Radom

Poland, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Poland is continuing to expand its network of “Gourmet” supermarkets and is now doing so beyond the Warsaw region.  The new supermarket – which opened on 30 November in the Galeria Słoneczna shopping arcade – has a wide range of products, including products which are smoked on site […]

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Colruyt reopens newly renovated Kortrijk store

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 7 December, the renovated Colruyt store of Kortrijk will open its doors after a few months of renovation work. The store has been expanded, restyled into a new-generation Colruyt store and equipped with a brand-new butcher’s department. New-generation store Store manager Nicholas Vermeersch: “Colruyt renovates its […]

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Ten start-ups to present at the 2nd Demo Day of METRO / Techstars Accelerator

Ten start-ups make presentations at the second Demo Day of METRO Accelerator powered by Techstars Digital business models for the food service and hospitality sector presented to about 300 international investors and experts Acceleration of digitisation in the food service and hospitality sector and new momentum for the entire industry New accelerator programme focusing on […]

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FoodMaxx opens store in Carson City, Nevada

Grand opening just in time for holiday meal planning North Highlands, CA, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just three weeks after FoodMaxx broke into the Nevada marketplace with its first store in Sparks, the grocery chain opened its second store in the state today (Dec 7, 2016). It’s located at 3325 Highway 50 East […]

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New eco-friendly Kum & Go store opens in West Des Moines, Iowa

West Des Moines, Iowa, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kum & Go will open the doors Friday, December 9, at 6 a.m. to its newest location in West Des Moines, Iowa, at 5901 Mills Civic Parkway. The 6,200+-square-foot store featuring the Marketplace store design with a variety of unique offerings is the latest Kum […]

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Popeyes: Find Tailgating and Socialgating tip at FootballIsBetterWithPopeyes.com

Third party data shows 54% of NFL fans use a second screen while Homegating, 70% of NFL fans would rather Homegate than Tailgate ATLANTA, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — First there was Tailgating, then there was Homegating, now Popeyes is recognizing the trend of Socialgating, the ever-increasing presence of that second screen wherever football fans […]

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Abercrombie & Fitch Co. received perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI)

New Albany, Ohio, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF), a global retailer of casual luxury apparel and accessories under the Abercrombie and Fitch, Hollister and abercrombie kids brands, today (December 8, 2016) proudly announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), […]

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