Kum & Go announces E-15 fuel for $1.15 per gallon at Cedar Rapids and Iowa City-area locations on Friday, September 30

Iowa City, IA and Cedar Rapids, IA, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kum & Go will offer E-15 fuel for $1.15 per gallon at several Cedar Rapids and Iowa City-area Kum & Go locations from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, September 30. E-15, a fuel blended with 15 percent ethanol and 85 […]

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REI to relocate its headquarters to Spring District in Bellevue, Wash. in 2020

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (09.29.2016), REI announced that it has finalized an agreement to relocate its headquarters to a section of the Spring District in Bellevue, Wash. Having announced intentions in March, the deal is now complete. The vision is to create a hub that is accessible, sustainable and connected to the local […]

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REI brings sustainability and efficiency at its new distribution center

REI brings sustainability and efficiency at its new distribution center   SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ —  REI, the specialty outdoor co-op, has designed its new distribution center to be Net Zero Energy and is pursuing LEED Platinum—the highest level in the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) rating system. Situated in the Arizona desert, […]

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Littlewoods Ireland wins gold at the second international annual Search Engine Land Awards in New York

Liverpool,UK, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Littlewoods Ireland was awarded gold in the category of best integration of search into cross-channel marketing at the second international annual Search Engine Land Awards in New York. This is the first year an Irish company has won a Landy Award, with Littlewoods Ireland overcoming stiff competition from international companies, including Morgan Stanley’s […]

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UNIQLO launches new HEATTECH items for its 2016 LifeWear range

UNIQLO launches new HEATTECH items for its 2016 LifeWear range   Tokyo,Japan, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — UNIQLO today (2016.09.28) announces new HEATTECH items for its 2016 LifeWear range that deliver significantly better heat retention and comfort. Responding to customer feedback, UNIQLO has increased the number of items featuring HEATTECH Extra Warm, which offers around […]

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Hollister teams up with social media personality Brent Rivera for its 2016 anti-bullying campaign, All Equal

  New Albany, OH, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hollister Co., a division of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) today (September 29, 2016 ) revealed its 2016 anti-bullying campaign, All Equal. Now in its fourth year, this campaign and educational program aim to raise anti-bullying awareness globally and provide resources for those in need. […]

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Lenta expands its network in Siberia with the opening of its fifth hypermarket in Novokuznetsk

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its fifth hypermarket in Novokuznetsk. The new store is a Lenta compact format hypermarket located in 19 Khlebozavodskaya str, Novokuznetsk. The store has a total area of 8,526 […]

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Lenta expands its network in the Urals with the opening of its fourth hypermarket in Chelyabinsk

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its fourth hypermarket in Chelyabinsk. The new store is a Lenta compact format hypermarket located in 75 Bratya Kashirinykh str., Chelyabinsk. The store has a total area of […]

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Kering announces the appointment of Claus-Dietrich Lahrs as CEO of Bottega Veneta

London, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering announces the appointment of Claus-Dietrich Lahrs as CEO of Bottega Veneta, effective 4 October 2016. He will replace Carlo Alberto Beretta, who is appointed Kering chief client and marketing officer. Claus-Dietrich Lahrs will report directly to François-Henri Pinault and will be a member of the Group’s executive […]

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Kering announces the appointment of Carlo Alberto Beretta in the newly created position of chief client & marketing officer

London, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering announces the appointment of Carlo Alberto Beretta in the newly created position of chief client & marketing officer of the Group, effective 4 October 2016. He will report directly to François-Henri Pinault, chairman and CEO of Kering, and will remain a member of Kering’s executive committee. In an […]

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Garmin encourages kids to stay on the move with the launch of vívofit jr.

Garmin encourages kids to stay on the move with the launch of vívofit jr.   OLATHE, Kan., 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today (September 29, 2016) announced the vívofit jr. – a motivator and activity tracker1 to encourage kids to stay on the move. […]

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Rakuten Kobo launches its popular eBookstore in Taiwan

Taipei, Taiwan, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten Kobo, one of the world’s most innovative eReading services, today (September 29, 2016) announced the launch of its popular eBookstore in Taiwan. In addition to the localized service launch, Rakuten Kobo also announced its partnership with a number of Taiwan’s leading publishers to offer original and translated traditional Chinese […]

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Pepco to deploy Diebold Nixdorf’s TP Application Suite in selected stores in Poland

NORTH CANTON, Ohio and PADERBORN, Germany, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — With its price-focused business model, nonfood discounter Pepco, a growing Eastern Europe-based retailer, is readying itself for the connected commerce era with Diebold Nixdorf’s TP Application Suite — enabling its customers to shop seamlessly across all channels in the future. Beginning early in […]

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Newegg celebrates Gametober™ with great deals and exciting sweepstakes this October

Los Angeles, CA, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the top tech-focused e-retailer in North America, is celebrating this year’s Gametober™ with great deals on the latest gaming gear, and a pair of sweepstakes with prizes tailor-made for video game enthusiasts. Each October gamers await the release of new titles and video game accessories as […]

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Hangzhao Liaison Interactive Information Technology Co., Ltd. invests in Newegg

Los Angeles, CA, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Newegg – the leading tech-focused e-retailer in North America – today (2016/09/28) announced that it has entered into an agreement to receive a significant investment from Hangzhao Liaison Interactive Information Technology Co., Ltd. (Liaison Interactive). While specific terms of the investment have not yet been made public, […]

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Yum! Brands Board of Directors approve separation of its China business, now owned by Yum China Holdings, Inc.

LOUISVILLE, KY, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today (September 26, 2016) announced that its Board of Directors has approved the previously announced separation of its China business, now owned by Yum China Holdings, Inc. (Yum China), from Yum! Brands, which is currently expected to occur after the close of business on […]

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Yum! Brands, Inc. announces the appointment of Paget Alves to its Board of Directors

Louisville, KY, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) today ( September 26, 2016) announced the appointment of Paget Alves to its Board of Directors, effective November 17, 2016. With Mr. Alves’s appointment, the Yum! Brands Board will consist of 12 directors, 11 of whom will be independent. “Paget’s extensive executive management […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts to debut its ready-to-drink coffee beverages in 2017

Dunkin’ Donuts to debut its ready-to-drink coffee beverages in 2017   CANTON, Mass., 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (September 29, 2016), National Coffee Day, Dunkin’ Donuts, part of Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: DNKN), announced that it will launch a line of Dunkin’ Donuts branded ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee beverages in the United States in […]

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Kreissparkasse Goeppingen savings bank opens NCR Innovation Experience Room to offer proactive support for new businesses

 Augsburg, Germany, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since July, the savings bank Kreissparkasse Goeppingen has been using the NCR Innovation Experience Room to increase digital literacy among its employees and clients while incorporating current megatrends into its strategic development. Now, the savings bank will take this new concept, developed by NCR Corporation(NYSE: NCR), a global […]

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Reflektion announces first platform to deliver individualized content in retailer email campaigns

SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Reflektion, the leader in next generation eCommerce personalization and Shop.org’s Digital Commerce Startup of the Year, today (SEPTEMBER 27, 2016) announced general availability of the first platform to deliver individualized content in retailer email campaigns. Reflektion’s new individualized Email solution extends the merchandising experience offsite to the shopper’s […]

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The Bon-Ton Stores seeks to hire 13,000 seasonal associates during its hiring event on September 30

MILWAUKEE, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT) which operates Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores is seeking to hire 13,000 associates for all its store locations to service customers during the busy holiday season.  The company is also hiring 500 additional associates for all of its distribution […]

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Staples once again recognized for its leading environmental and social business practices

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today (Sep. 28, 2016) that for the thirteenth year in a row it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, a leading global benchmark for corporate responsibility. “To be selected, for the thirteenth year in a row, as a component of the […]

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UN recognises ICA for its Climate right project

Solna, Sweden, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The UN today (2016, 29 September) announced that ICA has received an award for its Climate right project. The award will be presented in the middle of November at the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, Morocco. Klimaträtt has helped and inspired the residents of an apartment building in […]

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Hudson’s Bay Company announces new stores in Amstelveen and Almere, Netherlands

TORONTO & AMSTERDAM, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hudson’s Bay Company (“HBC” or the “Company”) (TSX: HBC) is pleased to announce that it has finalized leases for two new store locations in the Netherlands, in addition to the eleven locations previously announced. In aggregate, the announced lease agreements total approximately 172,400 m2 (1,855,600 sq. ft.) […]

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Raley’s provides free fruit to kids in stores while parents shop

Fair Oaks, CA, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an ongoing effort to infuse life with health and wellness, Raley’s Family of Fine Stores is providing free fruit to kids in stores while parents shop. Baskets of fruit are placed in the entrance of each store, as a nutritious snack option for kids under the […]

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Walgreens and United Nations Foundation to provide vaccines to children in developing countries through 2016 Get a Shot. Give a Shot.® campaign

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens and the United Nations (UN) Foundation today (September 28, 2016) announced the launch of the 2016 Get a Shot. Give a Shot.® campaign, a fourth-year collaboration to help provide life-saving vaccines to children in developing countries. Now through Aug. 31, 20171, for every flu shot or […]

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The Home Depot® honored by EPA with 2016 SmartWay® Excellence Award for the fourth consecutive year

ATLANTA, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, with a 2016 SmartWay® Excellence Award for the fourth consecutive year. The Home Depot has consistently led the industry with contributions to cleaner, healthier air and reducing carbon emissions by hauling all […]

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Starbucks announces the availability of its Almondmilk nationwide

Starbucks announces the availability of its Almondmilk nationwide   Seattle, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Once a niche offering, almondmilk is now the most popular non-dairy option, representing 60 percent of that market, according to Mintel Data, which tracks grocery shopping habits.* Starbucks launched its proprietary almondmilk in select stores in the Pacific Northwest, Northern […]

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New Starbucks in Englewood Square Shopping Center to feature Laine’s Bake Shop’s Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownie

New Starbucks in Englewood Square Shopping Center to feature Laine’s Bake Shop’s Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownie   Chicago, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — For Rachel Bernier-Green, what began as a childhood hobby has become a fulltime career. “I grew up in a family where everyone loves food,” she said. “We were always cooking and baking, […]

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Starbucks opens its first store in Englewood in the South Side of Chicago

Starbucks opens its first store in Englewood in the South Side of Chicago   CHICAGO, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) today (September 28, 2016) opened its first store in Englewood in the South Side of Chicago at 63rd and Halsted. The store is part of Starbucks nationwide initiative to support local economic […]

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