Abercrombie & Fitch Co. announces the appointment of Will A. Smith as Chief Marketing Officer

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. announces the appointment of Will A. Smith as Chief Marketing Officer   New Albany, Ohio, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) today (January 30, 2017) announced that Will A. Smith has joined the Company as Chief Marketing Officer.  In that role, he will be responsible for […]

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KIRKENS BYMISJON OG NORGESGRUPPEN SKAL SAMARBEIDE I TRE NYE ÅR

KIRKENS BYMISJON OG NORGESGRUPPEN SKAL SAMARBEIDE I TRE NYE ÅR   En ny avtale mellom Kirkens Bymisjon og NorgesGruppen gir mulighet til å skape en forskjell for utsatte mennesker i gatemiljøene, og blant flyktninger og innvandrere. Norway, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kirkens Bymisjon og NorgesGruppen har samarbeidet i mange år om å gi […]

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Food Marketing Institute announces nine new members of its board of directors

Scottsdale, Ariz., 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today (January 30, 2017) introduced nine new members to its board of directors during its annual meeting at the FMI Midwinter Executive Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. FMI Board Chairman, President and CEO of Bristol Farms Kevin Davis announced the appointments: New Directors (3-year […]

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Baskin-Robbins announces seasonal lineup of customizable treats for Valentine’s Day

Baskin-Robbins announces seasonal lineup of customizable treats for Valentine’s Day   Baskin-Robbins Guests Will Fall Head Over Heels for Heart-Shaped Ice Cream Cakes and New Love Potion #31® Desserts CANTON, Mass., 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baskin-Robbins locations nationwide will get even sweeter this February with a seasonal lineup of customizable treats for Valentine’s Day, […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts celebrates Valentine’s Day with heart-shaped donuts and two new coffee flavors

Dunkin’ Donuts celebrates Valentine’s Day with heart-shaped donuts and two new coffee flavors   Fudge Croissant Donut returns for an additional donut delight CANTON, MA, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the season for sweethearts upon us, Dunkin’ Donuts is welcoming Valentine’s Day with a perfect pairing of sweet coffee flavors, along with the […]

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Debenhams will make you go la la for yellow this Spring/Summer 2017

Debenhams will make you go la la for yellow this Spring/Summer 2017   London, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the award winning blockbuster La La Land hits cinemas, it seems yellow is definitely the key colour for this spring. Get ready to dance and twirl away in sweeping maxi dresses and flowing skirts. […]

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Office Depot, Inc. announces the appointment of Gerry P. Smith as new CEO

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today ( January 30, 2017) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Gerry P. Smith as Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective February 27, 2017. Gerry Smith will succeed current CEO Roland Smith, […]

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SPAR UK introduces four new own brand cooking sauces

United Kingdom, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of SPAR’s commitment to delivering products which meet the changing needs of their customers, SPAR UK has unveiled a new range of own brand cooking sauces. They form a key part of SPAR’s campaign to offer shoppers delicious evening meals for every night of the […]

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hhgregg announces Super Sale offering on TVs, home audio, furniture and appliances just in time for the Big Game

Fans can throw the ultimate viewing party with up to 40 percent off TVs INDIANAPOLIS, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — hhgregg (NYSE:HGG), a leading appliances, electronics and furniture retailer, announced its Super Sale offering the best deals on TVs, home audio, furniture and appliances to help fans throw the ultimate viewing party for the […]

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Colruyt trials meal box meant for families with kids

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colruyt wants to market its own meal box, and starts testing it today (30 January 2017) with its co-workers. Colruyt’s meal box is meant for families with kids. The recipes will be accessible, easy to prepare and quick. During the test phase, the meal box will only be […]

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Starbucks launches voice ordering capabilities within Starbucks mobile iOS app and Amazon Alexa platform

Starbucks launches voice ordering capabilities within Starbucks mobile iOS app and Amazon Alexa platform   Seattle, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (January 30), Starbucks is taking the next step toward evolving the digital customer experience by launching voice ordering capabilities within the Starbucks mobile iOS app and the popular Amazon Alexa platform. These features are […]

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Amazon Studios announces fourth season of Mozart in the Jungle and final season of Red Oaks to premiere later this year on Prime Video

Both series are expected to premiere later this year on Prime Video in the US and UK, and additional territories in the future SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Studios today (Jan. 30, 2017) announced it has green lit a fourth season of the Golden Globe award-winning series Mozart in the Jungle, and a […]

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Garrett Brands to acquire Frango® from Macy’s, Inc.

Brands Legacy Aligns with Purchaser’s Growth Strategy CINCINNATI & CHICAGO, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M), one of the nation’s premier retailers, and Garrett Brands, owner of Garrett Popcorn Shops, today (Jan. 30, 2017) announced that they have entered an agreement by which Garrett Brands will acquire Frango®, a distinguished, premium chocolate […]

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Sephora announces open application for two Sephora Accelerate categories

Sephora announces open application for two Sephora Accelerate categories   Paris, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — A year after its launch, beauty retailer Sephora has announced the expansion of Sephora Stands, the company’s social impact strategy in the United States. Sephora Accelerate, the core program addressing the needs of women entrepreneurs, now invites open applications […]

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Luxottica Group to acquire one of the largest optical franchisors in Brazil Óticas Carol

Milan , 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Luxottica Group S.p.A, a leader in the design, manufacture, distribution and sale of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear, signed an agreement with the current shareholders of Óticas Carol under which Luxottica will acquire 100% of Óticas Carol, one of the largest optical franchisors in Brazil with approximately […]

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CVS Health Corporation to hold 4Q 2016 conference call on Thursday, February 9, 2017

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) will be holding a conference call on Thursday, February 9, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. (ET) with analysts and investors to discuss its fourth quarter financial results. An audio webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion of […]

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts introduces line of heart-shaped doughnuts just in time for Valentine’s Day

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts introduces line of heart-shaped doughnuts just in time for Valentine’s Day   WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today ( January 30, 2017) announced a line of heart-shaped doughnuts just in time for Valentine’s Day. The Red Happy Heart Doughnut, Pink Happy Heart Doughnut, and the Sprinkled Heart […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid announce amendment and extension of their definitive merger agreement

Deerfield, Ill. and Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) and Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today (30 January 2017) announced that they have entered into an amendment and extension of their previously announced definitive merger agreement under which Walgreens Boots Alliance will acquire all outstanding shares of […]

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Harris Teeter celebrates the opening of its Waterford Commercial Fuel Center with special promotion

Harris Teeter celebrates the opening of its Waterford Commercial Fuel Center with special promotion   Company to Celebrate Grand Opening with Fuel Specials Matthews, NC, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is proud to welcome customers to its Waterford Commercial Fuel Center on Friday, February 3, 2017 as the company celebrates its grand opening […]

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Hollister relaunches Gilly Hicks its intimates brand

New Albany, Ohio, 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hollister Co. announced today (January 27, 2017) that it has relaunched its intimates brand, Gilly Hicks, in all Hollister stores across the United States and online at HollisterCo.com. Gilly Hicks, “the brand to start and end your day with,” carries bras, bralettes, undies, swimwear, loungewear, and sleep. […]

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FMI announces The 2016 Gold Plate Award winners

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ., 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Foundation is proud to recognize the members of the food retail industry who are encouraging shoppers to share more family meals together around the table. In September 2016, 56 food retailers, 15 suppliers, and 37 allied organizations helped the FMI Foundation amplify National […]

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FMI honors The Hershey Company veterans with FMI William H. Albers Award

FMI honors The Hershey Company veterans with FMI William H. Albers Award J.P. Bilbrey and Tom Joyce Recognized for their Contributions to Trading Partner Relations    Scottsdale, Ariz., 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) tonight (January 28, 2017) honored The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY)  by giving two of its industry veterans […]

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FMI recognizes Wakefern CEO Joe Colalillo for his entrepreneurial leadership in design and imaginative merchandising

FMI recognizes Wakefern CEO Joe Colalillo for his entrepreneurial leadership in design and imaginative merchandising   Scottsdale, Ariz., 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) tonight (January 28, 2017) honored Joe Colalillo, president of ShopRite of Hunterdon County, Inc. and chairman and CEO of Wakefern Food Corp., with FMI’s Wegman Award for […]

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FMI honors former Publix CEO Ed Crenshaw with the Rabb Award

FMI honors former Publix CEO Ed Crenshaw with the Rabb Award   Scottsdale, Ariz., 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) tonight (January 28, 2017) recognized former Publix Super Markets Inc., CEO and current chairman of the board of directors Ed Crenshaw with FMI’s highest honor, the Rabb Award. FMI acknowledged Crenshaw for […]

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REI Adventures rolls out 19 Women’s Adventures collection; expands its cycling offerings and Signature Camping itineraries

SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Active travel leader REI Adventures is launching a collection of 19 Women’s Adventures in Africa, Europe, Latin America, New Zealand and North America. In addition, REI Adventures is expanding its cycling offerings into fully supported mountain bike trips and growing its Signature Camping itineraries in Africa and […]

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The Gymboree Corporation: Mark Breitbard to assume role of Chairman of the Board of Directors; will step down as CEO

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Gymboree Corporation (“Gymboree” or the “Company”), today (January 26, 2017) announced that Mark Breitbard will assume the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors effective February 1, 2017, and will be stepping down as Chief Executive Officer, once a successor has been appointed. “I have given […]

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Motor Fuel Group announces the appointment of Paul Deary as head of food services

Motor Fuel Group announces the appointment of Paul Deary as head of food services   Hertfordshire, England, 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Top 50 Indies forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Deary as its new head of food services. Paul joins MFG from Applegreen plc where […]

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Walmart Canada to stop providing free plastic bags with the aim to ultimately eliminate plastic film from land-fill

Goal is to eliminate plastic film from municipal land-fill New five-cent fee to be implemented to discourage single-use bags Reusable bags to be offered at a discount Mississauga, ON., 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart Canada today ( January 25, 2016) announced that beginning Feb. 9, 2016, it will stop providing free plastic bags to […]

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Kesko now on 100% renewable electricity

Helsinki, 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since the beginning of 2017, all electricity purchased by Kesko in Finland is renewable. In 2017, the amount of electricity purchased by Kesko will be approximately 540 GWh. This electricity will be used in K-stores and the K-Group’s other properties. Especially food stores and food warehouses consume a […]

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NSE Products, Inc. recalls ageLOC TR90 Protein Boost that contains undeclared milk in the formula

PROVO, Utah, 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — NSE Products, Inc. is recalling all ageLOC TR90 Protein Boost because it contains milk in the formula, which is not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this […]

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