The Wawa Foundation donates $100,000 to Winnie Palmer Hospital for its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

The Wawa Foundation Donates $100,000 for New Transport Incubator Orlando, FL, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wawa Foundation has awarded Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies a $100,000 grant for its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Supporting The Wawa Foundation’s health-focused giving initiative, the grant funds will purchase a new incubator used to […]

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New Look Retail Group Limited announces results for the 39 weeks and 13 weeks ended 24 December 2016

CONTINUED EXECUTION OF DIVERSIFICATION STRATEGY CHALLENGING MARKET CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE INTO FY18 London, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Financial headlines Q3 (YTD) FY17 39 wks (£m) Q3 (YTD) FY16 39 wks (£m) Change Q3 FY17 13 wks (£m) Q3 FY16 13 wks (£m) Change Revenue 1,140.7 1,175.3 (2.9%) 422.6 419.3 +0.8% Adjusted EBITDA 153.8 […]

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FMI Foundation’s Stir It Up! fundraising event raised a record-setting $1,032,000 for its nutrition and health initiatives

Arlington, VA, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Foundation’s new fundraising event, Stir It Up!,  raised $1,032,000 in support of the Foundation’s programs in food safety, nutrition and health at FMI’s 2017 Midwinter Executive Conference.  This was the highest amount ever raised at a FMI Foundation event.  Stir It Up! offered […]

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The Container Store Group, Inc. announces financial results for 3Q of fiscal 2016 ended December 31, 2016

Earnings Per Share Up 38% over Prior Year Period SG&A Savings and Efficiency Program Drives Financial Results COPPELL, Texas, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Container Store Group, Inc. (NYSE:TCS) (the “Company”), today(02/07/2017) announced financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2016 ended December 31, 2016. In light of the Company’s previously announced fiscal year […]

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Diebold Nixdorf’s global software development center in Mumbai, India awarded the ISO 9001:2008 Management System certificate

MUMBAI, India, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf, a world leader in enabling connected commerce for millions of consumers across the financial and retail industries, today (08 February 2017) announced that its global software development center in Mumbai, India, has recently been awarded the ISO 9001:2008 Management System certificate. This certification is based on […]

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Turkey’s Ziraat Bank partners with Diebold Nixdorf to enable connected consumer experience on its ATMs

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, and PADERBORN, Germany, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ziraat Bank, the largest financial institution in Turkey, is partnering with Diebold Nixdorf to enable a connected consumer experience with advanced software and professional services on 7,000 of the bank’s automated teller machines (ATMs). Whether consumers prefer mobile banking, visiting the branch or […]

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Smoothie King implements NCR technology solutions for its first store in the Middle East

International smoothie bar rolls out NCR Aloha in its move to the UAE Duluth, GA, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first Smoothie King store in the Middle East has opened with franchisee Al Ghurair Group, utilizing technology from global leader in omni-channel solutions, NCR Corporation. Located at the Burjuman Shopping Centre, which was built […]

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Product recall: Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods’s beef and chicken chili flavored soup products

WASHINGTON, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods, a Richmond, Va. establishment, is recalling approximately 45 pounds of beef and chicken chili flavored soup products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Feb. 7, 2017). The product(s) contain milk, wheat and […]

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s.Oliver launches its new spring/summer 2017 umbrella brands campaign

Rottendorf, Germany, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 1st February 2017, s.Oliver is launching its new spring/summer 2017 umbrella brands campaign. In a studio in the heart of Berlin, photographer Nagi Sakai captured the new spring looks from s.Oliver RED LABEL and s.Oliver BLACK LABEL in a refreshing atmosphere. The internationally-renowned photographer, who had already […]

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The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. invites local makers, artisans and entrepreneurs for the “Close to Home” Online Sourcing Fair, Feb 7-March 24, 2017

CALLING ALL LOCAL MAKERS, ARTISANS AND ENTREPRENEURS TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CONSIDERATION MILWAUKEE, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), which operates Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores, plans to expand its “Close to Home” initiative by adding in-store shops to at least 100 stores this […]

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ICA Gruppen announces Q4 2016 financial results

Solna, Sweden, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fourth quarter of 2016 in summary Consolidated net sales amounted to SEK 26,920 million (26,489), an increase of 1.6% Operating profit excluding non-recurring items totalled SEK 1,180 million (1,024). Operating profit for the comparison period included costs of SEK 76 million associated with the acquisition and integration […]

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Swedish ICA stores announces sales increased by 1.6% in January 2017 vs. same month last year

Solna, Sweden, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales in the Swedish ICA stores increased by 1.6% in January 2017 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 1.2%. January 2017  Store sales excl. VAT SEKm Change all stores Change like-for-like Maxi ICA Stormarknad  2,656 0.4% 0.4% ICA Kvantum  2,189 […]

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SPAR KwaZulu-Natal School Girls Hockey Challenge kicks off this month

South Africa, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The seventh edition of the annual SPAR sponsored KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) School Girls Hockey Challenge kicks off this month. The tournament, which takes places across South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province, sees close on 80 schoolgirls’ first teams competing, with each of the regional finalists travelling through to the Grand […]

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Hudson’s Bay Company closes amendment to its asset-based revolving credit facility to increases total capacity by $350 million

TORONTO & NEW YORK, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hudson’s Bay Company (“HBC” or the “Company”) (TSX: HBC) is pleased to announce the closing of an amendment to its asset-based revolving credit facility (“Global ABL”) that increases its total capacity by $350 million to a total of $2.25 billion. Of this $350 million increase, $100 […]

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Overstock.com blockchain subsidiary Medici Ventures participates in Series A funding for Factom, Inc.

SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Medici Ventures, the blockchain-focused subsidiary of retail technology leader Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK), announces its participation in the Series A funding for Factom, Inc., a blockchain-as-a-service technology company based in Austin, TX focusing on mortgage compliance solutions. “We like what Factom is doing with blockchain technology in […]

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New York’s most iconic cheese shop purchased by The Kroger Co.

CINCINNATI and NEW YORK, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today  (Feb. 7, 2017) announced it has purchased the equity of Murray’s Cheese, as well as its flagship location on Bleecker Street in New York City, to form a merger of the two companies. “For cheese lovers and connoisseurs, it […]

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BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. to release its 4Q and fiscal year 2016 results on Thursday, February 23, 2017

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today (Feb. 07, 2017) announced that it will release its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2016 results after the market closes on Thursday, February 23, 2017.  The Company will host an investor conference call at 2:00 p.m. (Pacific) that same day.  The conference […]

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The Home Depot® to hold its 4Q & Fiscal 2016 Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, February 21, 2017

ATLANTA, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, announced today (Feb. 7, 2017) that it will hold its Fourth Quarter & Fiscal 2016 Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, February 21, at 9 a.m. ET. A webcast will be available by logging onto http://ir.homedepot.com/events-and-presentations and selecting the Fourth Quarter […]

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OBERDORF-MÄRIT WIRD AUFGEFRISCHT

OBERDORF-MÄRIT WIRD AUFGEFRISCHT   Schönbühl, Switzerland, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seit September 2016 ist die Migros Aare Besitzerin sämtlicher Stockwerkeinheiten im Verkaufsgeschoss der bestehenden Überbauung Oberdorf-Märit. Nun soll dieser umgebaut werden. Der Oberdorf-Märit ist in die Jahre gekommen und entspricht nicht mehr den aktuellen Kundenbedürfnissen. Deshalb werden der Supermarkt und die übrigen Räumlichkeiten diesen […]

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Pay with Amazon payment volume nearly doubled in 2016

More than 50 percent of Pay with Amazon customers are Prime Members SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (-Feb. 7, 2017) announced that more than 33 million customers have used Amazon Payments to make a purchase. Amazon Payments makes it easy for customers around the world to pay on thousands of merchant […]

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Nordstrom announces $719,000 donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and Canada through Treasure&Bond

Also names YWCA USA and Canada as the brand’s 2017 nonprofit partners SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom today (Feb. 6, 2017) announced its latest donation from Treasure&Bond, the company’s give-back brand that donates 2.5% of net sales to nonprofit organizations empowering youth. The $719,000 donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America […]

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Sainsbury’s expands Valentine’s Day offering to addresses growing demand for more diverse greeting cards

Sainsbury’s expands Valentine’s Day offering to addresses growing demand for more diverse greeting cards   London, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is spreading the love this Valentine’s Day as it launches same-sex cards for the first time. The new range addresses growing demand for more diverse greeting cards and provides all of its […]

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The new H&M Conscious Exclusive collection: dreamy and beautiful pieces in sustainable materials

The new H&M Conscious Exclusive collection: dreamy and beautiful pieces in sustainable materials   The new H&M Conscious Exclusive collection pushes forward in both sustainability and style: for 2017 the collection includes the pioneering sustainable material BIONIC® – a recycled polyester made from plastic shoreline waste. The fluid fabric used for an intricate pleated gown […]

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Ten Drawings Selected from 70,000 Submissions Around the World for IKEA’s third annual Soft Toy Drawing Competition

Ten Drawings Selected from 70,000 Submissions Around the World for IKEA’s third annual Soft Toy Drawing Competition   Children 12 and Under Were Invited to Co-Create New Toy Collection; Ten Drawings Have Been Selected from 70,000 Submissions Around the World – Including One from the U.S. – for New Collection Available November 2017 CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, […]

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University of Phoenix® and NRF continue to support the next generation of retail leaders with Dream BIG Scholarship Program

WASHINGTON, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the fifth consecutive year University of Phoenix® and the National Retail Federation are collaborating to offer the Dream BIG Scholarship Program to support the dreams of the next generation of retail leaders. The program will award 20 full-tuition scholarships to retail industry professionals who want to advance […]

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Tractor Supply Company to present at an investment community meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017

BRENTWOOD, TN, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today (02/07/17) announced that the Company’s management team will deliver a 90-minute presentation at an investment community meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (11:00 a.m. Central […]

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Immochan marks its 5th year in Romania

Immochan marks its 5th year in Romania   Croix Cedex, France, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — 5 years of activity in Romania represent for Immochan an accelerated growth, the company became the market leader based on the number of managed shopping centers – 23 currently. Immochan has claimed the role of global urban player, attentive to […]

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Morinda announces results of its first-ever holiday charity event

AMERICAN FORK, Utah, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Throughout the 2016 Holiday season, Morinda ran their first-ever holiday charity event. The event, which included multiple pieces of high-end artisan jewelry, resulted in a donation of 100 percent of the profits of said-pieces to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. “Here at Morinda, we’re extremely […]

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Toys“R”Us appoints Cornell Boggs as its EVP and General Counsel

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc., the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, today (February 7, 2017) announced the hiring of Cornell Boggs as its Executive Vice President and General Counsel, effective February 15, 2017. He will report directly to Chairman and CEO Dave Brandon. Mr. Boggs joins Toys“R”Us from […]

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