ICA Gruppen: HUI revised its Retail Sales Index (Detaljhandelsindex – DHI) for Q2 and Q3 of this year

Solna, Sweden, 2015-11-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — HUI has revised its Retail Sales Index (Detaljhandelsindex – DHI) for the second and third quarters of this year. The Retail Sales Index is used by ICA Gruppen to assess the performance of ICA stores compared to the market in general. The new figures show that sales in […]

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Black Friday: Eight sales per second at UK’s largest electrical retailer Currys PC World

UK’s largest electrical retailer reporting eight sales per second 30 TVs per minute selling online LONDON, 2015-11-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — With yesterday’s website traffic almost as high as Boxing Day last year, Currys PC World is today reporting its biggest ever start to Black Friday, with seven million visitors to the site this […]

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Bonmarché CEO Beth Butterwick won the Fashion Retailing Personality of the Year award

Bonmarché has won a coveted Drapers Award. Wakefield, England, 2015-11-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Now celebrating its 25th year, the results of the Drapers Awards 2015 were revealed on 26th November at the prestigious Old Billingsgate, London where the fashion industry elite came together for a night of recognition and celebration of the sector’s achievements. […]

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Cold Stone Creamery: Seasonal flavors are back and will be in stores November 27, 2015 through January 5, 2016

Peppermint, Chocolate and Gingerbread Create the Perfect Winter Treats SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., 2015-11-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays at Cold Stone Creamery® (www.ColdStoneCreamery.com). Our seasonal flavors are back and will be in stores November 27, 2015 through January 5, 2016. Dark Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream and Gingerbread Ice Cream, […]

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MANGO launches the MANGO app for Apple TV

The firm heads the list of brands which have adapted their content to the new platform Barcelona, SPAIN, 2015-11-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The future of television is changing and MANGO is already part of it. The fashion firm launches the MANGO app for Apple TV. From today, users of this new platform will be able […]

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Sheetz one of the 20 Best Workplaces in Retail

ALTOONA, Pa., 2015-11-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz is honored to announce that after surveying more than 45,000 employees in the retail sector, Great Place to Work® and Fortune have recognized Sheetz as one of the 20 Best Workplaces in Retail. We consider this honor exceptionally notable because the recognition is based on our employees’ […]

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Colruyt Group to switch to cooling installations that operate on natural propane; 90% fewer greenhouse gases

Halle, Belgium, 2015-11-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — New step in CO2 reduction plan: a 20% decrease in relative emissions by 2020 Colruyt Group is switching to cooling installations that operate on natural propane gas and that emit as much as 90% fewer greenhouse gases than the current ones. The group will eventually outfit all 360 […]

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Colruyt opens expanded and restyled into a new-generation Colruyt store in Liedekerke, Belgium

Halle, Belgium, 2015-11-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 25 November the renovated Colruyt store in Liedekerke will open its doors after a few months of renovation work. The store has been expanded and restyled into a new-generation Colruyt store. Store manager Arvid Luchtens: “Colruyt regularly renovates its stores to make them more efficient and […]

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Colruyt opens newly renovated store in Sint-Pieters-Woluwe, Brussels

Halle, Belgium, 2015-11-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 25 November the renovated Colruyt Sint-Pieters-Woluwe will open its doors after months of renovation work. The store has been expanded and restyled into a new-generation Colruyt store. Store manager Sebastien François: “Colruyt regularly renovates its stores to make them more efficient and to make shopping for […]

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Colruyt Group’s Spar opened first new generation supermarket in Kessel, Belgium

Halle, Belgium, 2015-11-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Thursday, October 29, the first new generation of Colruyt Group’s Spar supermarkets opened in Kessel. Spar wants to combine the joy of grocery shopping with the authenticity of a local supermarket. To this end, the Kessel store was completely renovated. Retail Partners Colruyt Group developed the new […]

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LuLu Group enters Malaysia with its first hypermarket set to open in February 2016 in Kuala Lumpur

ABU DHABI, 2015-11-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — LuLu Group is in the final stages of starting its operations in Malaysia with its first hypermarket set to open in February 2016 in the capital Kuala Lumpur. Elaborating on the group’s expansion plans during an official luncheon hosted by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak in […]

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SSP Group announces its financial results for year ended 30 September 2015

LONDON, 2015-11-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP Group, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, announces its financial results for year ended 30 September 2015. Highlights: • Strong results with good progress on last year • Operating profit1 of £97.4m: up 17.6% in constant currency, and 10.1% at actual […]

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Tesco Extra store in Wrexham, North Wales hires UK’s first ever Christmas Tree Lights Untangler, Anya Mugridge

  Supermarket gives customers a helping hand with the most frustrating Christmas job Anya Mugridge, originally from Nottingham and at university in Wrexham, has been hired as the UK’s first dedicated Christmas Tree Lights Untangler at Tesco Extra in Wrexham Anya was hired for her ability to untangle three metres of Christmas lights in under […]

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Carrefour joins French business climate pledge

39 major French companies take concrete action to combat climate change Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2015-11-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the lead-up to the Paris climate summit (COP 21), 39 major French companies, employing a total of 4.4 million people worldwide and generating sales of 1,200 billion euros, have made a firm commitment to combat climate […]

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Scottish Retail Consortium submits its recommendations to the Scottish Government on its tax and spending plans

LONDON, 2015-11-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The SRC has set out its recommendations to the Scottish Government on its tax and spending plans for the coming year. The submission outlines the current challenging trading conditions for Scottish retailers and proposes the creation of a Retail Industry Strategy as well as improvements to business rates. […]

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Foro para la Igualdad entre Hombres y Mujeres de Emakunde, Instituto Vasco de la Mujer: El 78% de la plantilla de EROSKI está formado por mujeres

EROSKI es la empresa de distribución con más mujeres en puestos de responsabilidad La igualdad de género está presente en EROSKI desde sus estatutos fundacionales como cooperativa ELORRIO, SPAIN, 2015-11-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI celebra hoy el encuentro ‘Un paseo por el tiempo’ en su sede social de Elorrio, en el marco del Foro para […]

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Fundación EROSKI: ‘Estudio sobre Hábitos Alimentarios y Estado Nutricional de la Población Española’

Entre los factores determinantes del incremento de la obesidad se encuentran el bajo consumo de frutas, verduras y hortalizas La prevalencia de obesidad es superior en hombres que en mujeres hasta los 65 años, donde se invierte la tendencia Es el estudio científico más completo sobre hábitos alimentarios que se ha realizado a día de […]

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European chain for fast repair services Mister Minit to outsource main part of its IT-infrastructure to Interoute

Outsourcing to Interoute’s secure network and colocation data centre reduces costs and saves time for Mister Minit in-house IT team Brussels, BELGIUM, 2015-11-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Minit Group, a European leader in the field of fast repair services including shoes, watches and smartphones, has chosen to house the main part of its […]

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Walmart’s CMO Steve Bratspies on 2015 Black Friday: Tens of millions of customers visited our digital and physical aisles

BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Statement attributable to Steve Bratspies, chief merchandising officer, Walmart U.S. “Thanksgiving was an exciting day. It all started at midnight when we kicked off our Black Friday deals online. All day Thursday, Walmart stores bustled with shoppers coming to pick up last minute Thanksgiving meal fixings – pies, canned […]

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Argos announced amazing deals across more than 350 products on Black Friday

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Argos is launching amazing deals across more than 350 products on Black Friday tomorrow including TVs, computers, tablets, white goods, floor care and more. Deals will be available to customers online at argos.co.uk from 01:00am on Black Friday (Friday 27 November 2015). The deals join a host […]

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Homebase unveils 4 day Black Friday deals (Friday 27 – Monday 30 November)

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Homebase has some amazing deals this Black Friday across a wide range of home and garden products. All deals will be available in store and online at homebase.co.uk until Monday 30 November, while stocks last. 4 day deals (Friday 27 – Monday 30 November) 25% off all […]

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SONIC® opens its first Rhode Island drive-in location

America’s Drive-In Enters 45th State with Smithfield Area Location SMITHFIELD, R.I., 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC, America’s Drive-In®, is celebrating the opening of its first Rhode Island drive-in location on Monday, October 26, 2015. Whether it’s to delight in experiencing SONIC for the first time, or to merely enjoy the delicious Real Ice Cream Shakes […]

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Asda announced exclusive three-day (Friday 27th November) fuel price drop of four pence per litre

Drivers filling up at any of Asda’s 273 filling stations across the country will only pay 99.7ppl on unleaded and 103.7 ppl on diesel across the weekend 4ppl price cut takes unleaded below £1 – the first time since summer 2009 Announcement follows Asda’s commitment to invest £26m in savings throughout the festive period LEEDS, […]

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Macerich opens new, 12-screen ArcLight Cinemas on the third level of the iconic Santa Monica Place

First New Movie Theater to Open in Santa Monica in More than 20 Years SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macerich (NYSE: MAC) today announced the successful opening of a new, 12-screen ArcLight Cinemas on the third level of the iconic Santa Monica Place. This theater is the first new cinema complex to […]

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Inditex Group’s Pull&Bear opens its new flagship store in Madrid’s Salamanca neighbourhood

MADRID, SPAIN, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — With over 1,000 square metres of retail space, the point of sale is the biggest among more than 920 owned by the brand worldwide. Inditex Group’s young fashion brand Pull&Bear presents a revamped image with the opening of its new flagship store in Madrid’s Salamanca neighbourhood, the […]

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U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Delaware in Wilmington confirmed the sale of 47 Haggen stores

Bellingham, Wash, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Haggen today announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Delaware in Wilmington confirmed the sale of 47 stores.  Completion of these transactions remains subject to certain conditions. The Court approved separate purchase agreements for the following stores: BUYER STATE STORE METRO AREA Albertson’s LLC AZ Lake Havasu – […]

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Canada: Downtown Langley B.C. Save-On-Foods opens local wine section

The downtown Langley location is the fourth Save-On-Foods to carry a selection of B.C. VQA wines Langley, B.C., 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Save-On-Foods location in downtown Langley opened its B.C. VQA wine selection today. The store is the Langley-based chain’s fourth location to carry wine-in-aisles since the province amended its liquor laws in early […]

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Intershop released new version of its omni-channel solution Intershop Commerce Suite

Intershop Commerce Management 7.6, part of the Commerce Suite, addresses the growing similarities between the buying behavior of B2C and B2B customers New features provide more agility and flexibility for an exceptionally dynamic retail world Optimized back-end functions for increased efficiency and reliability Jena, Germany, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today Intershop presents Intershop Commerce […]

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Toys“R”Us® kicks off Cyber Week with eight days of incredible savings at Toysrus.com

With Thousands of Deals throughout the Week, a $19 Free Shipping Minimum and More, Gift-Givers Can Check Off Their Holiday Shopping Lists with Ease at Toysrus.com WAYNE, NJ, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today announced it will kick off Cyber Week with eight days of incredible savings at Toysrus.com, including weeklong offers and hot daily […]

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Qatar Duty Free opens its latest store and café, In-Q by Qatar Museum in Hamad International Airport

In-Q Gift Shop and Café by Qatar Museums Offers Insights into Qatari Culture, Art and Lifestyle to Passengers at Hamad International Airport Qatar Duty Free Expands its Award Winning Retail Range with Creative Shop and Café Concept DOHA, Qatar, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Qatar Duty Free has opened its latest store and café, In-Q by […]

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