Toys“R”Us® announced nationwide hunt to fill the the country’s newest and most awesome job yet – President of Play

Wayne, NJ, 2016-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® announced today a nationwide hunt to fill the company’s, and perhaps the country’s, newest and most awesome job yet – President of Play. One lucky kid in the U.S. will soon be selected to spend a year playing with the hottest new toys and games and […]

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Delhaize Group CEO Frans Muller and Ahold CEO Dick Boer sign the merger deed after receiving regulatory clearance

Brussels, Belgium, 2016-Jul-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group and Ahold have received regulatory clearance for their merger from the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The companies subsequently completed the merger with the signing of the merger deed by Delhaize Group CEO Frans Muller and Ahold CEO Dick Boer today. Mats Jansson, Chairman of […]

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U.S. Federal Trade Commission clears Ahold and Delhaize Group merger

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Jul-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zaandam, the Netherlands – Ahold and Delhaize Group have received regulatory clearance for their merger from the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The companies subsequently completed the merger with the signing of the merger deed by Ahold CEO Dick Boer and Delhaize Group CEO Frans Muller […]

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New Whole Foods Market Midwest Distribution Center in Chicago’s Pullman Neighborhood

CHICAGO, IL, 2016-Jul-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Whole Foods Market today broke ground on a 150,000 square-foot Whole Foods Market Midwest distribution facility in the Pullman neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side. Expected to open in early 2018, the new Whole Foods Market Midwest distribution center will initially employ 150 people […]

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SUPERVALU 1Q-FY2017: $5.20 billion consolidated net sales; net earnings from continuing operations at $47 million

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU) today reported first quarter fiscal 2017 consolidated net sales of $5.20 billion and net earnings from continuing operations of $47 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, which included $6 million in net after-tax charges and costs related to a debt refinancing and debt prepayment, the […]

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Apple® announces quarterly revenue of $42.4 billion and quarterly net income of $7.8 billion

Cupertino, CA, 2016-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 third quarter ended June 25, 2016. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $42.4 billion and quarterly net income of $7.8 billion, or $1.42 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $49.6 billion and net income of $10.7 […]

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Fresh Market in Kaysville launches online shopping and curbside pickup service — Fresh Market to Go

Salt Lake City, UT, 2016-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Between long days at the pool, family get-togethers and vacations, there isn’t always enough time to grocery shop. Fresh Market in Kaysville is helping shoppers save time and make the most of their summer days with the launch of Fresh Market to Go, an online shopping […]

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Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. affiliates to offer for sale in an underwritten secondary offering 15,000,000 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance’s common stock

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) (the “company”) today announced that affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (“KKR,” and together, the “selling stockholders”) intend to offer for sale in an underwritten secondary offering 15,000,000 shares of the company’s common stock pursuant to the shelf registration statement […]

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PetSmart selects Cognizant to help enhance its customer experience across its brick and mortar, online and mobile sales channels

TEANECK, N.J., 2016-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cognizant (CTSH) today announced that it has been selected by PetSmart, Inc., the largest specialty pet retailer in North America, to help it gain deeper customer insight and provide an improved omni-channel brand and shopping experience across its brick and mortar, online and mobile sales channels. PetSmart’sCustomer Data […]

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The Container Store Group, Inc. to release its financial results for the month of March and Q1-FY2016 on August 9, 2016

DALLAS, 2016-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Container Store Group, Inc. (NYSE:TCS) today announced that its financial results for the month of March and the first quarter of fiscal 2016 will be released after market close on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. The Company will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the […]

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USDA FSIS: PT Farm, LLC, recalls raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — PT Farm, LLC, a North Haverhill, N.H. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,800 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The raw, intact and non-intact beef product items (ground beef, ground […]

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The Well JV to sell the residential component of The Well to Tridel Builders Inc. and Woodbourne Canada Partners III (CA) LP

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2016-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan REIT (TSX:REI.UN), Allied Properties REIT (TSX:AP.UN) and Diamondcorp(collectively, “The Well JV”) today announced that they have entered into a binding agreement to sell the residential component of The Well to Tridel Builders Inc. and Woodbourne Canada Partners III (CA) LP for approximately $180 million, subject to certain […]

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Office Depot announces the opening of a new STEM wing at Lovejoy High School in Lucas, Texas

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the opening of a new STEM wing at Lovejoy High School, located in Lucas, Texas. The STEM wing is scheduled for an unveiling today at Learning […]

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Sears starts the back-to-school season with two new private label apparel lines and a new “The Secret Life of Pets” app game

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Sears has kicked off the back-to-school season with two new private label apparel lines, a new interactive in-store Sears app experience and shopping conveniences that make shopping easier, more fun with less time taken away from the last few days of summer. With fresh, updated jeans perennially […]

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BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. announces financial results for its Q2-FY2016 ended Tuesday, June 28, 2016

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2016-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today reported financial results for its fiscal 2016 second quarter ended Tuesday, June 28, 2016, and announced that its Board of Directors has approved a $100 million increase to the Company’s share repurchase program. Second Quarter 2016 Highlights Compared to Second Quarter 2015 Total revenues […]

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MIGROS SCHAFFHAUSEN BUCHTHALEN ERSTRAHLT IN NEUEM GLANZ

Am 3. August 2016 öffnet die Migros Buchthalen in Schaffhausen wieder ihre Türen für die Kundschaft. In weniger als acht Wochen wurde der Supermarkt komplett modernisiert. Gossau, Switzerland, 2016-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die optimierte Warenpräsentation sowie die moderne Ladeneinrichtung sorgen für ein neues Migros-Einkaufserlebnis in der Migros Schaffhausen Buchthalen. Der versetzte Windfang ermöglicht eine […]

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Walgreens installs safe medication disposal kiosks at its pharmacies across 21 states

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the first national effort of its kind by a retailer, Walgreens has installed safe medication disposal kiosks at 288 pharmacies across 21 states and Washington D.C. Walgreens is now more than halfway toward its goal, announced in February, of installing medication disposal kiosks at 500 locations around […]

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Nordstrom Rack to open at The Centre at Preston Ridge in Frisco, Texas

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at The Centre at Preston Ridge in Frisco, Texas. The approximately 33,000-square-foot store is scheduled to open in fall 2017. The property is owned by Brixmor Property Group. Nordstrom Rack will join Saks OFF 5TH, T.J. […]

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New partnership brings Holland & Barrett health and wellbeing products in Tesco stores across the UK

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco and Holland & Barrett have today announced an exciting new partnership to introduce a health and wellbeing ‘store in store’ format in a number of Tesco stores across the UK. The new partnership follows Tesco’s successful introduction of several Arcadia sites in its larger stores last year […]

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Carrefour opened its 24th Market in Taiwan

Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — At the end of June, Carrefour Taiwan opened its 24th Market in the municipality of Kaohsiung in south-western Taiwan, bringing the total number of stores up to 87. This new 514 m² retail outlet has a wide range of fresh produce, as well as a non-food counter. It […]

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Carrefour Italy opens its latest hypermarket in Nichelino

Turin, Italy, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ —On 19 July, Carrefour Italy opened its latest hypermarket in Nichelino, south-west of Turin. This new retail outlet boasts a broad range of products, as well as numerous services. This store has a sales area of 7500 m² and is open every day, from 8 AM to midnight. […]

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Amazon announces plans for new fulfillment center in Romeoville, Illinois

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for a new fulfillment center in Romeoville, Illinois.Amazon employees at the more than 750,000 square-foot fulfillment center will pick, pack and ship large items to customers such as big-screen televisions, sports equipment or kayaks, for example. “We are excited to add this new fulfillment […]

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Amazon announces partnership with the UK Government to explore delivery of parcels by drones

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon has today announced a partnership with the UK Government to explore the steps needed to make the delivery of parcels by small drones a reality, allowing Amazon to trial new methods of testing its delivery systems. A cross-Government team supported by the UK Civil Aviation Authority […]

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Amazon to open its seventh Texas fulfillment center in Houston

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its seventh Texas fulfillment center in Houston. Amazon currently employs more than 10,000 full-time hourly associates at its five operating Texas fulfillment centers and plans to create 1,000 more full-time positions at the new Houston site. Elsewhere in the Lone […]

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Moët Hennessy and LVMH partnership with Solar Impulse reached an amazing achievement as the first solar aircraft completes its round-the-world flight

Abu Dhabi, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — On July 24, Solar Impulse took off from Cairo for the final leg on its round-the-world flight. The first aircraft powered only by solar energy arrived last evening in Abu Dhabi, where it began this amazing adventure in March 2015. This groundbreaking initiative has been supported by Moët […]

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Basque Culinary Center y EROSKI premiarán la innovación gastronómica con productos locales

Donostia-San Sebastián, España, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — El “Premio BCC-EROSKI Saria” arranca este año su quinta edición que busca reconocer la innovación gastronómica a partir de alimentos de tradición local. Este certamen, que arranca en 2012 impulsado por ambas entidades, tiene como objetivo reconocer y premiar a los cocineros y cocineras que promocionan los […]

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SONIC® Drive-In launches its new Island Breeze Frozen Drinks

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ —  SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC), your Ultimate Drink Stop®, launches its new Island Breeze Frozen Drinks to add more options to its famous drink lineup. With flavors inspired by tropical favorites, a tropical getaway is as close as your local drive-in. Kick back, relax and feel the island […]

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H&M unveils the first three looks from the KENZO x H&M collection

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M is pleased to reveal the first three looks from the KENZO x H&M collection, each bursting with the print, colour and individuality that define the collaboration. The look book images have been shot on a variety of artists, young creatives and influencers, each an ambassador for KENZO […]

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IKEA U.S. ‘Feeding the Future’ program raised over $350,000 during its June campaign

Conshohocken, PA, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Now in its third year, the IKEA U.S. ‘Feeding the Future’ campaign raised over $350,000 during its June campaign. These donations will help provide more than 3.8 million meals for children and families in local IKEA communities through Feeding America®, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief organization. IKEA U.S. […]

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