India: POS to Scale up Retail Sector Growth in 2016

Chennai, India, 2015-12-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The fast evolving consumer preferences associated with advancement in technology has made the Indian retail sector one of the most vibrant among the Asian peers with the market indicators forecasting the sector to cross US $ 1 trillion by 2020 from the present $600 billion riding on […]

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Ice cream lovers can enjoy any scoop of ice cream for $1.31 as Baskin-Robbins rings in 2016 with its “Celebrate 31” promotion

Guests can enjoy any scoop of ice cream for $1.31 and Two-Scoop Sundaes for $3.31 on Thursday, December 31 at participating Baskin-Robbins shops nationwide CANTON, Mass., 2015-12-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is ringing in 2016 with its “Celebrate 31” promotion. On Thursday, December 31, ice cream […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts introduces Fudge Croissant Donut and brings back Chicken Apple Sausage Sandwich to its menu as a sweet start to 2016

Chicken Apple Sausage Sandwich returns as delicious breakfast option for less than 400 calories, available any time of day CANTON, MA, 2015-12-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts is readying for the New Year, today introducing a new item and a returning favorite to its menu as 2015 winds down. For a sweet start to ’16, […]

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The Walt Disney Company: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” became the fastest film to cross the billion-dollar mark

GLENDALE, Calif., 2015-12-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Star Wars: The Force Awakens continues to set new box office records—yesterday it became the fastest film to cross the billion-dollar mark, doing so in just 12 days of global release. It’s the latest of many industry records set by the film, which has posted $540.1 million domestically […]

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Amazon Prime celebrates milestone growth to its membership program

Prime experiences record-breaking holiday season – more than three million new members worldwide joined Prime during the third week of December alone Prime members made The Man in the High Castle the most watched TV season on Prime Video this holiday by 4.5x and doubled their total viewing hours of Prime Video titles, compared to 2014 Biggest […]

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Fundación EROSKI: 512 centros escolares se han inscrito al programa “Programa Educativo en Alimentación y Hábitos de Vida Saludables”

512 centros escolares se han inscrito al programa, un 67% más que en el primer trimestre 2014-2015 El programa, que incluye visitas a productores agroalimentarios, ha ofrecido cerca de 600 talleres este trimestre, un 20% más con respecto al mismo periodo del pasado año El programa amplía este curso los materiales disponibles en formato audiovisual […]

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British spending power slows ahead of 2016 – Asda’s latest Income Tracker

LEEDS, England, 2015-12-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Families set for a festive hangover despite double digit increase in disposable income for 13th consecutive month. Average UK household had £193 of discretionary income last month, up by £14 a week compared to November 2014 Despite 13th month of double digit increases in disposable income, rate […]

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Whole Foods Market refused to consider New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA)’s initial demands of $1.5 million

NEW YORK, NY, 2015-12-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market worked closely with the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) over the last several months to reach an agreement that is in the best interest of the people of the City of New York and our stakeholders. Unfortunately the DCA has […]

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Ingles Markets to pay quarterly cash dividend on both the Class A and Class B Common Stock

ASHEVILLE, N.C., 2015-12-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMKTA) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.165 (sixteen and one-half cents) per share on all its Class A Common Stock and $0.15 (fifteen cents) per share on all its Class B Common Stock. This is an […]

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Al Meera with Hamad Medical Corporation held a successful blood donation campaign as part of its corporate social responsibility program

QATAR, 2015-12-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Al Meera, in collaboration with Hamad Medical Corporation’s Blood Donor Unit, organized a successful blood donation campaign at the company headquarters earlier this month. The drive is in line with Al Meera’s commitment to Qatar’s communities as part of its corporate social responsibility program, helping to ensure a secure […]

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Stater Bros. Markets names Pete Van Helden President and Chief Executive Officer

San Bernardino, CA, 2015-12-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Jack H. Brown, Executive Chairman of the Board  of Stater Bros. Markets, announced today that Pete Van Helden has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Stater Bros. Markets effective January 4, 2016. Brown has served Stater Bros. for the past 36 years as Chief Executive […]

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BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. to present at the 18th Annual ICR Conference at the Grande Lakes Resort in Orlando, Florida on January 13, 2016

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2015-12-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(Nasdaq:BJRI) will be presenting at the 18th Annual ICR Conference at the Grande Lakes Resort inOrlando, Florida. The Company’s presentation is scheduled to begin at approximately 10:30 a.m. ET on January 13, 2016 and will be broadcast live over the Internet.   Interested parties may […]

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Carrefour opens new shopping center in Jaworzno, Poland

Jaworzno, Poland, 2015-12-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first shopping center in the city of Jaworzno, in southern Poland has recently opened offering over 100 shops and a Carrefour hypermarket of 4,000 sqm. The store employs more than 90 people. The shopping cneter has also has 6 cinema screens, a gym, a bowling alley, […]

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Asda reveals UK’s buying habits in 2015

Weather affected the nation’s buying habits across all seasons Home was where the heart was in Spring Celebrating was top of the agenda influenced by sport, seasonal events and the Royal family LEEDS, England, 2015-12-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the year draws to a close, leading supermarket Asda looks back at what drove […]

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Morrisons to donate £100,000 to support families affected by the floods in the north of England and Scotland

Bradford, England, 2015-12-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons is to give £100,000 to groups helping families affected by the floods in the north of England and Scotland. The move comes as another storm is expected to hit western parts of the UK tonight. The funds are being given to flood appeals in Greater Manchester, Yorkshire, […]

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Albert Heijn: Meeste kookhulp gevraagd bij bereiding van vlees en desserts

Zaandam, 2015-12-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Na alle voorbereidingen komt het tijdens de feestdagen allemaal aan op het moment suprême: het kerstdiner. Het Allerhande Kersthulpteam staat tot en met tweede kerstdag 22.00 uur stand-by om alle brandende kookvragen over het kerstdiner via WhatsApp* te beantwoorden. De service van Albert Heijn blijkt voor veel mensen […]

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SASCO announces distribution of cash dividends for the fiscal year 2015

Retailing and Operation Division Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2015-12-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Director of Saudi Automotive Services Co. (SASCO) has recommended on 28 December 2015 to the general assembly Meeting, distribution of cash dividends for the fiscal year 2015 as following: Total amount of distribution of dividend SAR 27,000,000. […]

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Philippines: SM Prime Holdings hailed the Best Real Estate Developer (Retail) for the 3rd time by Euromoney Magazine’s 11th Annual Real Estate Survey

PASAY CITY, PHILIPPINES, 2015-12-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), one of the leading integrated property companies in Southeast Asia, was hailed as the Best Real Estate Developer (Retail) in the Philippines for the third time by Euromoney Magazine, last November 16. This award celebrated Philippine real estate’s robust growth in […]

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Mike Fitzharris appointed CEO and representative director of QVC Japan

WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — QVC, the global leader in video and ecommerce retail, today announced that Mike Fitzharris has been appointed as the CEO and representative director of QVC Japan, effective December 15, 2015. Fitzharris will be responsible for overseeing QVC’s operations and growth in Japan. He will report to Steve Hofmann, […]

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Harris Teeter to open its largest store to date in Pinehurst, N.C. on Jan. 12, 2016

Company to Celebrate Grand Opening with Sampling Event Pinehurst, N.C., 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is proud to welcome shoppers to its PineCroft location on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 at 4 p.m. as the company celebrates its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and Taste of Teeter sampling event featuring Harris […]

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Sports Direct International plc responds to unfair portrayal of its employment practices

Shirebrook, United Kingdom, 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board (“we” or “us”) of Sports Direct International plc (“Sports Direct” or “the Company”) notes the continued commentary regarding the working conditions of its employees and casual workers. To date, Sports Direct has sought to address questions relating to its employment practices on a case-by-case basis […]

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Staples kicks off the New Year with the new back-to-business 110% Price Match Guarantee

Staples Celebrates 30 Years of Helping Small Businesses Succeed FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) kicks off the New Year with the new back-to-business 110% Price Match Guarantee, giving customers even more confidence in Staples’ commitment to offer the best prices on products in stores and online. Staples is also […]

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MANGO launches its watch face for Android Wear watches

The app for Android Wear smart watches has been available since 15 December on Google PlayTM Barcelona, 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — MANGO continues its technological journey and launches its watch face for Android Wear watches.  The exclusive app for these devices transports the design and aesthetics of the brand’s latest trends to an […]

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MANGO opens 2,500 m2 store in Barcelona; its largest in Spain

The new store will have a surface area of 2,500 m2 and is located on the mythical Las Ramblas in Barcelona Barcelona, 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — This weekend, MANGO will open its largest store in Spain. The store will be located in the heart of Barcelona, at number 132 Las Ramblas. The new […]

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Weis Markets opened in-store beer café at its Muncy store in Pennsylvania

Sunbury, PA and Muncy, PA, 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets today announced it has opened an in-store beer café at its Muncy store located on 1272 East Penn Street. The café received final approval from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) and opened Thursday afternoon. The 30-seat café sells beer for both take-out […]

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Schnuck Markets, Inc. to open second Schnucks store to serve the residents of Peoria and the surrounding area

PEORIA, Ill., 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — St. Louis-based Schnuck Markets, Inc. is pleased to announce plans for a second Schnucks store to serve the residents of Peoria and the surrounding area. The new 70,000-square foot, full-service grocery and pharmacy will be built at the northwest corner of Knoxville and Alta Roads in north Peoria. David […]

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Signet Jewelers Limited to release its holiday sales results on Thursday, January 7, 2016

HAMILTON, Bermuda, 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE and LSE: SIG), intends to announce its holiday sales results at approximately 7:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, January 7, 2016. On that date there will be a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EST and a simultaneous audio webcast and slide presentation available at www.signetjewelers.com. The slides […]

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LuLu Group to open its first hypermarket in Cairo, Egypt

Cairo, Egypt, 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — LuLu Group has set its foot in Egypt by opening its first hypermarket in Cairo, capital of Egypt. The 119th hypermarket was inaugurated by Khalid Hanafy, Egyptian Minister for Trade, in the presence of Galal El Saeed, Governor of Cairo, Mohamed Abdul Sayed, Advisor to the Prime Minister, Khalifa […]

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Thailand: Starbucks volunteers joined 500 middle and high school students for the Youth Skill Development and Food Sustainability Project

Thailand, 2015-12-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — When Starbucks Thailand partners (employees) set out to volunteer at a local school, they had no idea the impact they would make throughout the community. Recently, Starbucks volunteers joined 500 middle and high school students for the Youth Skill Development and Food Sustainability Project in partnership with the Books […]

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Starbucks anticipates record purchases of Starbucks Cards on Dec. 24

SEATTLE, 2015-12-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — As customers finalize their holiday shopping, Starbucks anticipates record purchases of Starbucks Cards on Dec. 24, citing the trend for customers to make their gift card purchases at the last minute. Last year, nearly 2.5 million Starbucks Cards were purchased in the U.S. and Canada on Christmas Eve […]

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