MinuteClinic introduced new digital tool for patients to view wait times and hold a place in line

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) which operates more than 1,100 retail medical clinics in CVS Pharmacy and Target stores across the United States, has introduced a new digital tool that allows patients to view wait times at most locations and hold a place […]

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The Kroger Co. expanded the store locations included in the recall of two green peas products

CINCINNATI, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it has expanded the store locations included in a recall of two green peas products, Pictsweet Steamable Green Peas and Kroger Green Peas, announced previously by The Pictsweet Company. Both products were included in a recall initiated earlier this month by supplier CRF […]

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The Kroger Co. announced $1m donation and multi-faceted program to engage customers and honor our heroes all summer

Company Kicks Off Memorial Day with Plans to Support Servicemen and Women This Summer, Including a $1 Million Donation to the USO CINCINNATI, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — To show support for our heroes – service members, their families and veterans – The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced a $1 million donation and a […]

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Food 4 Less stores announced Honoring Our Heroes campaign in partnership with the USO

Honoring Our Heroes Campaign Will Raise Funds to Assist Military Programs through the USO LOS ANGELES, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food 4 Less stores in Southern California, southern Nevada and greater Chicago are inviting customers to join in supporting the men and women of the armed forces and their families during its annual Honoring […]

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Ralphs and other Kroger-family stores to raise money in support of the USO

Honoring Our Heroes Campaign Will Raise Funds to Assist Military Programs through the USO LOS ANGELES, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ralphs invites customers to join in supporting the men and women of the armed forces and their families during its annual Honoring Our Heroes campaign in partnership with the USO. To honor our heroes, […]

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MIGROS: Wer kennt sie nicht, die Appenzeller Chäshörnli?

Einer Portion Appenzeller Chäshörnli mit viel Käse kann kaum einer widerstehen. Zu Recht sind wir Schweizer mit diesem traditionellen Gericht bis über unsere Landesgrenzen hinaus bekannt. Ursprünglich aus dem Kanton Appenzell schmecken die Chäshörnli natürlich am besten mit dem lokalen Käse. ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wer kennt sie nicht, die Appenzeller Chäshörnli? […]

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Ulta Beauty Q1-2016: Net sales increased 23.7% to $1,073.7 million YoY

Total Sales Increased 23.7% Comparable Sales Increased 15.2% Diluted EPS Increased 39.4% to $1.45 Company Raises Outlook for Fiscal Year 2016 BOLINGBROOK, Ill, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ:ULTA) today (May 26, 2016) announced financial results for the thirteen week period ended April 30, 2016 (“First Quarter”), which compares to the same period […]

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Starbucks to bring its first international Starbucks Roastery and Reserve® Tasting Room to Shanghai in 2017

Immersive coffee experience to be located in the heart of the new HKRI Taikoo Hui Complex SHANGHAI, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) today (May 26, 2016) announced that it will bring its first international Starbucks Roastery and Reserve® Tasting Room to Shanghai, China, in 2017. Located along Nanjing Road (West), […]

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Starbucks mobile payment and eGifting introduced in Japan

Mobile apps for iPhone and Android introduce mobile payment, provide a faster and more convenient way to pay; e-Gift feature offers uniquely-designed digital cards for every occasion. TOKYO, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks today (May 25, 2016) announced the expansion of the company’s industry-leading digital ecosystem with the launch of Starbucks mobile app in Japan. The move […]

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Carrefour Poland opens its first “Premium” Market

WARSAW, POLAND, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Poland is opening a new supermarket concept. Carrefour Poland is inaugurating its first “Premium” Market to improve the customer experience and provide a tailored offering and innovative services to customers. The Białołęka Market has a floor area of 2,020 m² and a new layout with wide aisles, […]

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StoreCheck honoured Carrefour Belgium with two awards

BELGIUM, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — StoreCheck, the Belgian magazine focusing on the Retail sector, has honoured Carrefour Belgium with two awards in the StoreCheck Sales Team Awards. These prestigious awards recognise the efforts and achievements of suppliers and retailers in further improving their offering. The Panel, comprising 80 suppliers and seven retailers, made four […]

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Carrefour’s Paris Saint Marcel Market supermarket completely redesigned

PARIS, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Paris Saint Marcel Market supermarket right in the heart of Paris’ 13th arrondissement has been completely redesigned, the aim being to serve its customers as effectively as possible. Over a sales area of 1334 sq.m., the store has a wide selection of high-quality products, with the emphasis on […]

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Amazon’s New Pilot Season to debut on June 17 exclusively on Amazon Video in the US, UK, Germany, Austria and Japan

Shows feature notable talent, including Matt Bomer, Kelsey Grammer, Lauren Ambrose, David Krumholtz, Jessica Pare, David Arquette, Thomas Lennon,Zoe Kravitz, Michael Pena and Erik Griffin SEATTLE, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN)— Amazon today announced the lineup for its next pilot season; a unique development process that gives all customers an opportunity to stream […]

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Sears Holdings Q1 2016: Kmart and Sears Domestic comparable store sales decline 5.0% and 7.1% respectively

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Holdings Corporation (“Holdings,” “we,” “us,” “our,” or the “Company”)(NASDAQ: SHLD) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended April 30, 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: Reported net loss […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance priced $6 Billion bonds to fund Rite Aid pending acquisition

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of unsecured, unsubordinated notes consisting of: $1.25 billion 1.750% notes due 2018 $1.5 billion 2.600% notes due 2021 $750 million 3.100% notes due 2023 $1.9 billion 3.450% notes due 2026 $600 million 4.650% […]

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Walgreens VP Skip Bourdo and Christy Gibb of the Comic Relief Board of Trustees rang Nasdaq Opening Bell

DEERFIELD, Ill, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise, rang the Opening Bell this morning at the Nasdaq Stock Market in celebration of Walgreens participation in Red Nose Day. Walgreens, one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy […]

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Château de la Colle Noire: Christian Dior’s former residence comes back to life following renovation work

PARIS, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — On May 9, Dior inaugurated the Château de la Colle Noire, Christian Dior’s former residence. Following renovation work that began in 2013, the designer and perfumer’s cherished home comes back to life, just as he had imagined it in the 1950s. The Château de la Colle Noire is located […]

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H&M welcomes Swedfund and DBL plan to establish textile factory in Ethiopia

The development financier Swedfund and the industry group DBL will establish a textile factory in Ethiopia, which will provide job opportunities for 4,000 people. H&M supports with expert knowledge from sustainable textile production and also by buying products from this factory. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Decent working conditions, job creation for women […]

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Asda’s Income Tracker: The average UK household had £200 a week of discretionary income in April

The average UK household had £200 a week of discretionary income in April – £12 more than in April 2015 – and the highest figure recorded since the Asda Income Tracker began in 2008 Year-on-year growth in spending power has remained above £10 per week for a full year and a half, marking 18 consecutive […]

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Maxima grupė announces 2.683 billion euro audited consolidated turnover, exclusive of VAT in 2015

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — In 2015, the audited consolidated turnover, exclusive of VAT, of the companies of Maxima grupė in the Baltic States, Poland and Bulgaria amounted to 2.683 billion euro. The consolidated net profit after taxes was 77 million euro, and investments in business development and maintenance exceeded 75 million euro. […]

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Wastewater Improvement Project: The Co-op Refinery Complex announces commissioning phase of $200 million environmental mega project

Saskatoon, CANADA, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op Refinery Complex (CRC) is announcing the commissioning phase of a $200 million environmental mega project called the Wastewater Improvement Project (WIP). When the WIP is fully operational, industry experts say that the CRC will be the only refinery in North America that can clean and recycle […]

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NACS releases new online toolkit on how convenience store operators increase sales of better-for-you items

​ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — NACS has published a new online toolkit for retailers that shares eight easy to implement, low-cost and proven examples of how convenience store operators can successfully grow their healthy offer and increase sales of better-for-you items. Through the NACS reFresh initiative, the new online Ideas That Work to […]

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NACS survey: 72% of vacation travelers more likely to stop to use the bathroom than any other activity

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — This summer, vacation travelers are more likely to stop to use the bathroom than any other activity, including buying gas or food and drinks, according to results of a nationwide consumer survey conducted by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). Nearly three in four American drivers […]

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Toys“R”Us announces the appointment of Lance Wills as EVP, Global Chief Technology Officer effective June 13

WAYNE, NJ, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc., the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, today announced that Lance Wills will join the company as Executive Vice President, Global Chief Technology Officer (CTO), effective June 13. He will report directly to Chairman and CEO Dave Brandon. As CTO, a newly created position […]

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Darden Restaurants to release its fiscal 2016 fourth quarter financial results on Thursday, June 30, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla., 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE:DRI) plans to release its fiscal 2016 fourth quarter financial results before the market opens on Thursday, June 30, 2016, with a conference call to follow at 8:30 am ET. Gene Lee, CEO, and other senior management will discuss fourth quarter results and conduct a question […]

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Dollar General Corporation announces financial results for its 2016 first quarter ended April 29, 2016

Net Sales Increased 7%; Same-Store Sales Increased 2.2% Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 23% to $1.03 Operating Profit Improved 12%; Operating Profit Margin Expanded 42 Basis Points Over $300 Million of Capital Returned to Shareholders Through Combination of 2.7 Million Shares Repurchased and Dividends Paid in the Quarter Board of Directors Declares Second Quarter 2016 […]

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GOME announces its unaudited results for the three-month period ended 31 March 2016

Sales Revenue reached RMB15.2 billion, up 5.2% y-o-y, with B2C direct sales revenue of e-commerce business grew by 91.6% Total gross merchandise volume (“GMV”) for both online and offline grew by 12.7% y-o-y, with GOME Online GMV up 105.3% y-o-y Consolidated gross profit margin was 17.0%, remained at a relatively high level HONG KONG, 2016-May-31 […]

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Kids of all ages are welcome and encouraged to participate at the Meijer LPGA Junior Clinics and Kid’s Center, June 14-19

Free junior clinics scheduled for June 14-15 for kids of all ages GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2016-May-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The 2016 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give will once again engage young golf fans with the Meijer LPGA Junior Clinics and Kid’s Center throughout tournament week held June 14-19. Kids of all ages are […]

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Meijer: Memorial Day is one of the three biggest grilling days of the summer

Ground chuck leads the pack, with premium steak cuts battling for second place GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2016-May-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Memorial Day is the first warm-weather holiday of the year in the Midwest, but it’s also the unofficial kick off of the summer grilling season. Meijer stores throughout the Midwest have been exceptionally busy […]

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Darty plc Q4: Total Group revenue up nearly 13 per cent

Total Group revenue up nearly 13 per cent and a significant improvement in cash position PARIS, 2016-May-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Darty plc today announces fourth quarter trading for the period 1 February 2016 to 30 April 2016, based on unaudited management accounts. Summary Continued market outperformance in France with like-for-like sales up 16.0 per […]

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