Augmented Reality Used in Lowe’s In-Store Navigation App

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s announced today (March 23, 2017) the launch of its Lowe’s Vision: In-Store Navigation app, the first retail application of indoor mapping using augmented reality. Leveraging Google’s augmented reality technology Tango, the app is designed to simplify the home improvement shopping experience. Beginning in April, customers visiting stores […]

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Joint Effort of CVS Health, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, and Pittsburgh Public Schools Aims to Prevent Youth Drug Abuse

PITTSBURGH, 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and the Pittsburgh Public Schools today (March 23, 2017) announced a unique public-private partnership that will bring CVS Health’s prescription drug abuse prevention program, Pharmacists Teach, to students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, with the help of student pharmacists […]

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February Showed Solid Sales As Seen in ONS Figures

London, 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — As we saw in the BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor figures, the ONS’s Retail Sales index for February showed a pick-up in the growth of the value of sales from January (to 4.2 per cent year on year); although this isn’t anywhere near the level seen in the ONS […]

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British Retailers Encourage Responsible Drinking With Revised Alcohol Label

LABEL REFLECTS LATEST CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICERS’ ADVICE ON ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION London, 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — British retailers have today (March 22, 2017) taken a lead in encouraging more responsible behaviour towards alcohol by unveiling a newly revised label that will appear on alcoholic products in supermarkets across the country. The British Retail Consortium […]

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Americans Expected to Spend More On Late Easter Celebrations

WASHINGTON, 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Americans will spend more than ever as they celebrate Easter nearly three weeks later this year than last, the National Retail Federation said today (March 23, 2017). According to NRF’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, spending for Easter is expected to reach $18.4 billion, up 6 […]

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Chipotle and Discovery Education Launch Television Series about Good Food Choices on iTunes

Chipotle and Discovery Education Launch Television Series about Good Food Choices on iTunes   Available exclusively on iTunes and in partnership with Discovery Education, the original series highlights ways for parents and kids to make good food choices DENVER, 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today (Mar. 22, 2017) released “RAD Lands,” […]

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CarMax To Release Fiscal Year Results In Conjunction With Investors Conference Call

RICHMOND, Va., 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) today (Mar. 23, 2017) announced details of its investor conference call to be conducted in conjunction with the release of sales and earnings for the fourth quarter ended February 28, 2017. April 6, 2017 – Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Conference Call On […]

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Chlorofields Recalls 20 Cases of Asia Microgreens Due to Salmonella Risk

Lawrence, KS, 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — ChloroFields of Lawrence, KS is recalling 20 cases of Asian Microgreens, because they have potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella […]

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Krispy Kreme Opens Its 1000th (and Largest International) Shop in Peru

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation today (March 23, 2017) announced the first shop in Peru is open for business. The shop is in Lima and is the 1000th Krispy Kreme international location. This shop is the first of 24 planned shops in Peru. Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation signed a […]

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Whole Foods Market to open its first Prince George’s County, Maryland store on April 12

First Whole Foods Market store in Prince George’s County offers highest quality natural and organic products ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market will open its first Prince George’s County, Maryland store on Wednesday, April 12, at 6621 Baltimore Avenue in Riverdale Park. Opening day shoppers will be greeted with door-buster deals […]

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365 Everyday Value® eggs meet new standards beyond cage-free

AUSTIN, Texas , 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beginning today (March 22, 2017), all 365 Everyday Value® eggs sold in Whole Foods Market stores meet new standards, which require that farms adhere to the following living conditions for laying hens: Cage-Free Plus: Birds live indoors with perches and shelters Outdoor Access: Birds have at least […]

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BJ’s Wholesale Club donates $10,000 to youth sports league in Berkeley County

Community partnership will support upgraded facilities at Tom Conley Park ahead of new Club opening in Summerville CHARLESTON, S.C., 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Wholesale Club today (March 23, 2017) announced that it has donated $10,000 to Ladson Youth Organization, a youth sports league in Berkeley County. The donation from the BJ’s Charitable Foundation […]

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Ahold Delhaize updates on divestment strategy in Belgium

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize today (March 23, 2017) announced its Belgian subsidiaries have reached agreements to divest four stores and one project in Belgium. The divestments, in addition to the sales agreements announced on March 13, are made to comply with the conditions that the Belgian Competition Authority (BCA) […]

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The ED Ellen DeGeneres shoe line debuts on QVC

WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The ED Ellen DeGeneres shoe line, launched in partnership with Camuto Group, is scheduled to debut on QVC Thursday, March 23 at 8 PM (ET). Inspired by a passion for fashion, the beautifully designed, high-quality collection of women’s footwear features a mix of comfortable sneakers, sandals, […]

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