Build and Host Most Alexa Skills For Free Using Amazon Web Services

New program offers AWS promotional credits for developers to put toward their Alexa skill Tens of thousands of developers already building skills for Alexa SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today (Mar. 15, 2017) announced a new program that will make it free for tens of thousands of Alexa developers to build and […]

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Prime Now Offers Delivery of Wine and Beer To Its Members

Starting today, Prime members in Cincinnati and Columbus can add beer and wine to their Prime Now order for delivery in one hour or less SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today (Mar. 15, 2017) its Prime Now one and two-hour delivery service adds wine and beer to its product […]

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Amazon Prime Video To Globally Launch American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story on April 7

Episode one will be available free of charge on Playboy.com on April 7 through April 13, and for all Amazon customers beginning April 7 Produced by the Emmy Award-winning Stephen David Entertainment and Alta Loma Entertainment, the Amazon Original Series draws from unprecedented access to Hefner’s archive of thousands of hours of footage and his […]

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Shopify Announces Strong Financial Results for 2016

Fourth-Quarter Revenue Grows 86% Year on Year Fourth-Quarter Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV) Grows 94% Year on Year Shopify reports in U.S. dollars and in accordance with U.S. GAAP Ottawa, Canada, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SHOP), the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, today (Feb 15, 2017) announced strong […]

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Starbucks Launches New Digital Platform to Hong Kong and India

Starbucks Launches New Digital Platform to Hong Kong and India   Seattle, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks offers the largest and most robust mobile ecosystem of any retailer in the world, with more than 12 million Starbucks Rewards™ members, eight million mobile paying customers with one out of three now using Mobile Order […]

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Starbucks Introduces New Way To Get Coffee On The Go

Starbucks Introduces New Way To Get Coffee On The Go   Seattle, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks customers have new ways to get their coffee on the go this spring with Starbucks ready-to-drink beverages, including the new Cocoa & Honey with Cream Starbucks® Cold Brew and a Cubano Starbucks® Doubleshot Espresso inspired by […]

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Carrefour Spain Creates 5300 Jobs in 2017

Spain, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Spain expects to create stable employment for over 5,300 people during 2017. Its commitment to employment for young people will continue form part of its identity again this year, as well as digital skills  to support the strategy of the company’s strategy in its transformation towards multi-channel commerce. […]

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REI co-op invested a record $9.3 million in nonprofits in 2016 and opened the country’s most sustainable distribution center

REI co-op invested a record $9.3 million in nonprofits in 2016 and opened the country’s most sustainable distribution center   Co-op invested $9.3 million in nonprofits and continues to operate 100% on renewable energy SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Today (03.15.2017) REI, the outdoor co-op, announced record revenues for 2016 and highlighted how it […]

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UNIQLO upgrades its uniqlo.com online store in Japan

Berlin, Germany, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — UNIQLO today (2017.03.16) announces that it has upgraded its uniqlo.com online store in Japan. The new site stocks 22,710 items for spring and summer alone, more than any of UNIQLO’s physical stores around the world. An intuitive, thumb-based user interface makes shopping by smartphone more enjoyable, and customers […]

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Barnes & Noble announces new stock repurchase program of up to $50 million of its common shares

NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) today (03/15/2017 ) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new stock repurchase program of up to $50 million of its common shares, to be utilized at the Company’s discretion. Stock repurchases under this program may be made through open market […]

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RBR Meat Company recalls frozen pizza product that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes

WASHINGTON, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — RBR Meat Company, Inc., a Vernon, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 21,220 pounds of frozen pizza product that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Mar 15, 2017). The supreme frozen pizza item was produced on […]

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MIGROS: FABRICE ZUMBRUNNEN NEUER PRÄSIDENT DER GENERALDIREKTION DES MIGROS-GENOSSENSCHAFTS-BUNDES

MIGROS: FABRICE ZUMBRUNNEN NEUER PRÄSIDENT DER GENERALDIREKTION DES MIGROS-GENOSSENSCHAFTS-BUNDES   Zurich, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Unter der Leitung von Andrea Broggini hat die Verwaltung des Migros-Genossenschafts-Bundes (MGB) an ihrer Sitzung vom 16. März 2017 den 47-jährigen Westschweizer Fabrice Zumbrunnen als Nachfolger von Herbert Bolliger zum Präsidenten der Generaldirektion MGB ernannt. Herbert Bolliger wird […]

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AVEC LES FILLES contemporary lifestyle brand by Joyce Azria now available at Macy’s

AVEC LES FILLES contemporary lifestyle brand by Joyce Azria now available at Macy’s     The contemporary lifestyle brand, featuring beautifully tailored, French-inspired separates and dresses, is available at more than 150 Macy’s stores and on macys.com NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — AVEC LES FILLES, now available at Macy’s, is a contemporary lifestyle […]

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LVMH Institut des Métiers d’Excellence (IME) Village on March 29 at Clichy-sous-Bois

LVMH Institut des Métiers d’Excellence (IME) Village on March 29 at Clichy-sous-Bois   Paris, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — On March 29 the city of Clichy-sous-Bois, just north of Paris, will welcome the LVMH Institut des Métiers d’Excellence (IME) Village, a vocational fair that invites young people to discover the work/study training programs offered by […]

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John Lewis collaborates with L.A. based designer Calvin Rucker to launch its first in-house denim lifestyle brand for women – AND/OR

London, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a move designed to accelerate its growing own brand fashion sales John Lewis has announced that on 22 March it will launch its first in-house denim lifestyle brand for women – AND/OR.  The new brand, which has been created in collaboration with L.A. based denim experts Calvin […]

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CVS Health achieved favorable drug trend results for 2016

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (March 15, 2017) announced that, in 2016, its pharmacy benefit management (PBM) clients achieved the lowest drug trend in the past four years, despite rising drug prices. CVS Caremark clients saw their prescription drug trend drop to an average of 3.2 percent compared […]

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Gap Inc. announces the appointment of Mark Breitbard as president and CEO of Banana Republic

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today (March 14, 2017) announced the appointment of Mark Breitbard as president and chief executive officer of Banana Republic. Breitbard will report to Art Peck, president and chief executive officer of Gap Inc., and will serve on the company’s senior leadership team. Peck will continue […]

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Dolcetta Artisan Sweets recalls Dolcetta branded chocolate confections that may contain undeclared soy and milk

Seattle, WA, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dolcetta Artisan Sweets of Seattle, WA is recalling Dolcetta branded chocolate confections (see table below) because they may contain undeclared soy and milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy or milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume […]

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Whole Foods Market commits to rigorous sustainability and traceability requirements for all canned tuna sold in its grocery aisle

Company is first national retailer to create storewide requirements spanning grocery products and prepared foods items AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — By January 2018, all canned tuna sold at Whole Foods Market will meet rigorous sustainability and traceability requirements that aim to reduce overfishing and bycatch, and support fishing communities. The new sourcing […]

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Rite Aid announces availability of MMR vaccines upon request

As Number of Mumps Cases Increase Nationwide, Rite Aid Pharmacists Stand Ready to Immunize CAMP HILL, PA, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the number of mumps cases increase across the country, Rite Aid pharmacists stand ready to administer the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine, subject to state regulations. The Centers for Disease Control […]

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BJ’s Wholesale Club welcomes Dawn Albright as general manager of its new Club in Summerville, SC

CHARLESTON, S.C., 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Wholesale Club today (March 15, 2017) announced that Dawn Albright has been appointed general manager of its new Club in Summerville, SC. “We are thrilled to have Dawn help us lead our new Club in Summerville,” said Gina Iacovone, senior vice president of field operations at BJ’s Wholesale […]

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2017 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give tickets now available online

2017 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give tickets now available online   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tickets to the 2017 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give held June 13-18 at Blythefield Country Club are now available online. General admission weekly tickets cost $25, and general admission daily tickets cost $10. […]

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Martha & Marley Spoon meal kits now available through AmazonFresh

Launching in four major regions, including New York and San Francisco, AmazonFresh customers can now shop Martha Stewart’s meal kits and receive her trusted recipes and quality, pre-portioned ingredients delivered to their door seven days a week. NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) (“Sequential” or the “Company”) and Marley […]

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New restaurant Abacus arrives in Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

ATLANTA, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the travel retail and restaurateur leader in North America, and Kent Rathbun Concepts, have opened a new restaurant, Abacus, in Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s (DFW) Terminal D. Together, both companies proposed and were awarded the contract for three new restaurants and bars in the DFW […]

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PHILIPPINES: SM wins four awards at the PRSP Gabi ng Parangal 52nd Anvil Awards

PHILIPPINES: SM wins four awards at the PRSP Gabi ng Parangal 52nd Anvil Awards   Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM won four awards during the Public Relations Society of the Philippines’ (PRSP) Gabi ng Parangal 52nd Anvil Awards held last March 10, 2017. SM Investments Corporation was awarded for its website redesign […]

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Interactions and Advance Auto Parts hit the road this month for two 2017 Mobile Tours

Leading automotive aftermarket parts provider teams up with Interactions Marketing to inspire, educate and activate automotive enthusiasts SAN DIEGO, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Interactions, the global leader in innovative retail solutions and experiential marketing, and Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installers and do-it-yourself customers, […]

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DICK’S Sporting Goods to open new store at Perimeter Pointe in Atlanta, GA on March 31

The retailer will celebrate the opening of its tenth store in the Atlanta area PITTSBURGH, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will celebrate the opening of a new DICK’S Sporting Goods on Friday, March 31 at Perimeter Pointe in Atlanta, GA. This […]

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