Staples unveils top trends for 2017 back-to-school shopping season

Staples unveils top trends for 2017 back-to-school shopping season   Staples debuts 2017 top trends and exclusive products now available in-store and on Staples.com FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) today (-Jun. 26, 2017) unveiled top trends in gear, tools, tech, and accessories for the upcoming back-to-school shopping season. Available […]

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Office Depot unveils national advertising campaign for “Taking Care of Business” brand platform

BOCA RATON, Fla, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading provider of office products, services, and solutions, today (June 26, 2017) announced the launch of its iconic “Taking Care of Business” brand platform, which has been modernized for today’s busy working professionals and consumers alike. The company’s interactions with customers will […]

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Al-Futtaim inaugurated Egypt’s first Homeworks store at Cairo Festival City

Al-Futtaim inaugurated Egypt’s first Homeworks store at Cairo Festival City   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — With over EGP 70 Million in investments, Al-Futtaim has officially inaugurated Egypt’s first Homeworks store at Cairo Festival City, bringing Al-Futtaim’s newest home improvement and lifestyle brand to Egypt for the first time. Essam Hafez, Country […]

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BELGIUM: Colruyt Group’s energy specialist Eoly to power Flanders’ first public charging station network

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Eoly, Colruyt Group’s energy specialist, was chosen to supply green power to the first public charging station network in Flanders. By order of the Flemish Government, charging station operator Allego is installing 2,500 charging stations by 2020, 650 of which later this year. As a 100 % […]

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Standard & Poor’s confirmed investment grade rating for the future METRO Wholesale and Food specialist

Preliminary rating for the future METRO Wholesale and Food specialist “BBB- / A-3” and stable outlook finally confirmed Exchange listing of the shares of the new METRO AG expected by Mid-July 2017 Düsseldorf, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The international rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has confirmed an investment grade rating for the […]

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BaFin approves the stock exchange listing for METRO Wholesale & Food Specialist AG

Exchange listing of the shares of new METRO expected by Mid-July 2017 Current METRO AG shares to become CECONOMY shares Listing of the stock in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange intended Düsseldorf, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has approved the stock exchange listing for METRO […]

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METRO GROUP invests in mobile payment and customer engagement platform Yoyo Wallet

Düsseldorf, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — METRO GROUP invests in the London-based start-up Yoyo Wallet, a fast growing mobile payment and customer engagement platform operating in the European market. Founded in 2013, Yoyo provides a combination of fast and simple-to-use mobile payment, ordering, and personalised loyalty and reward programs, all backed by an analytics […]

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Amazon announces untitled Hannah Grant Tour de France series for Prime Video

The Amazon Original Series Follows the First Female Chef at the Famed Grand Tour Cycling Race SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Jun. 26, 2017) announced it has greenlit an untitled Hannah Grant Tour de France series for Prime Video. The Amazon Original Series is a documentary adventure series about the incredible […]

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Macy’s Green Living employee committee “Connect with Nature” initiatives to serve the community and raise environmental awareness

Macy’s Green Living employee committee “Connect with Nature” initiatives to serve the community and raise environmental awareness   CINCINNATI, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — As a part of Macy’s (NYSE:M) commitment to sustainability, the company’s Green Living employee committee developed several “Connect with Nature” initiatives during Earth Week 2017 to serve the community and […]

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Maintenance Supply Headquarters now a Lowe’s family member

MOORESVILLE, N.C. 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today (June 26, 2017) announced it has completed its $512 million acquisition of Maintenance Supply Headquarters, a leading distributor of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products serving the multifamily housing industry. The acquisition is a significant step in Lowe’s strategy to deepen […]

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MIGROS TURBENTHAL UNTER NEUER LEITUNG

MIGROS TURBENTHAL UNTER NEUER LEITUNG   Gossau, Switzerland, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Migros Turbenthal erhält eine neue Führung: Ab dem 1. Juli 2017 leitet Andrea Clementi die Geschicke des Supermarktes. Nach 9-jähriger Tätigkeit als Leiter der Migros Turbenthal wechselt Reto Stamm nach Wittenbach. Der 48-Jährige übernimmt im Juli die Leitung der Migros Kronbühl. […]

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FÜHRUNGSWECHSEL IN DER MIGROS KRONBÜHL

Gossau, Switzerland, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ab Anfang Juli leitet Reto Stamm die Geschicke der Migros Kronbühl in Wittenbach. Sein Vorgänger übernimmt die Führung der Migros Herisau Walke. Nach gut acht Jahren an der Spitze der Migros Kronbühl in Wittenbach wechselt Filialleiter Kurt Wessner nach Herisau. Dort übernimmt er die Leitung der Migros Herisau […]

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BAUSTART FÜR DEN OBI SCHAFFHAUSEN

BAUSTART FÜR DEN OBI SCHAFFHAUSEN   Gossau, Switzerland, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Am 3. Juli 2017 starten die Bauarbeiten für den neuen OBI im Herblingertal. Diese werden voraussichtlich rund eineinhalb Jahre dauern. Die Eröffnung des neuen OBI Schaffhausen soll im Herbst 2018 stattfinden. Wie im Februar angekündigt, baut die Genossenschaft Migros Ostschweiz im […]

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KLUBSCHULE MIGROS BIETET NEU GEBÄRDENSPRACHKURSE AN

KLUBSCHULE MIGROS BIETET NEU GEBÄRDENSPRACHKURSE AN   Gossau, Switzerland, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — In Zusammenarbeit mit dem Schweizerischen Gehörlosenbund bietet die Klubschule Migros in Winterthur ab August erstmals Kurse in Gebärdensprache an. Um sich miteinander zu verständigen, gibt es über 6000 Sprachen auf dieser Welt. Nicht immer sind allerdings Worte nötig, um einander etwas […]

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PARKFLÄCHEN DER MIGROS GOLDACH WERDEN ERNEUERT

PARKFLÄCHEN DER MIGROS GOLDACH WERDEN ERNEUERT   Gossau, Switzerland, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Am 3. Juli 2017 starten die Erneuerungsarbeiten der Parkflächen der Migros Goldach. Diese dauern bis 11. August. Der Umbau des Supermarkts beginnt am 11. September. Vorgängig zum Umbau des Migros Supermarkts in Goldach beginnt am 3. Juli die Erneuerung der […]

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Law enforcement and retail loss prevention members to be honored during the NRF PROTECT conference

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Three members of the law enforcement and retail loss prevention community will be honored this week during the National Retail Federation’s NRF PROTECT conference in Washington. The founder of The Loss Prevention Foundation will receive the industry’s top award on Tuesday while a New York Police Department lieutenant […]

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NRF names former White House and congressional attorney Stephanie Martz as SVP and general counsel

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation announced today (June 26, 2017) that Stephanie Martz, a former White House and congressional attorney and partner at one of Washington’s top lobbying firms, will join the organization in September as senior vice president and general counsel. Martz will succeed retiring SVP and General […]

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Price Rite Supermarkets opens its new Utica store

Utica, NY, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Supermarkets today (June 25, 2017) opened its new Utica store, located at 501 Bleeker St., where the first 200 customers received complimentary $25 gift cards to shop the 32,000-square-foot store. Known for its everyday low prices, Price Rite’s shopper-friendly format features a wide selection of fresh produce, natural […]

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ENGLAND: Atom Beers secures its first national listing with Asda

ENGLAND: Atom Beers secures its first national listing with Asda   Asda is the first supermarket to market the craft beer nationally LEEDS, England, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The trend for craft beer continues, particularly for a small Craft Brewer in Hull which is celebrating after securing its first national listing with Asda. […]

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DDR to release its 2Q 2017 financial and operational results on July 26, 2017

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — DDR Corp. (NYSE:DDR) announced today (Jun 26, 2017) that financial and operational results for the quarter ending June 30, 2017, will be released before the market opens on July 26, 2017.  The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and audio webcast on July 26 at […]

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NACS partners with American Red Cross to advance community giving and disaster relief programs for NACS member companies

​ALEXANDRIA, Va., and WASHINGTON, DC, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The American Red Cross and NACS, the association representing the nation’s 154,000-plus convenience stores, announced that they have developed a partnership to advance community giving and disaster relief programs for NACS member companies. NACS is the first retail-focused association to partner with the American […]

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Bridge Street Market to deliver convenient, fresh neighborhood grocery option for West Side and downtown Grand Rapids residents

Bridge Street Market to deliver convenient, fresh neighborhood grocery option for West Side and downtown Grand Rapids residents   Community Grocery Store Anchors Development on the West Side Grand Rapids, Mich., 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — West Side and downtown Grand Rapids residents today (June 26, 2017) celebrated the groundbreaking of Bridge Street Market, […]

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Bruce Besanko to resign as SUPERVALU’s EVP, COO and CFO

MINNEAPOLIS, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU) today (Jun. 26, 2017) announced that Bruce Besanko has informed the Company’s Board of Directors of his intention to resign his positions as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer effective July 5, 2017 to pursue an opportunity outside the Company. SUPERVALU also announced […]

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AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 654,522 common shares repurchased in the period from June 22, 2017 up to and including June 23, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 654,522 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from June 22, 2017 up to and including June 23, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €16.68 per share for a total consideration of €10.9 million. These repurchases were […]

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USDA FSIS: Maxi Canada, Inc., recalls breaded chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Maxi Canada, Inc., a Quebec, Canada establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of breaded chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (June 24, 2017). The products may contain milk, a known allergen, which is […]

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Overhill Farms, Inc. recalls chicken bites products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overhill Farms, Inc., a Vernon, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 54,630 pounds of chicken bites products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically bone, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (June 24, 2017). The frozen chicken bites were produced on […]

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Ein Jahr im Zeichen der Schweizer Berge

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2017-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Heute Morgen wurde auf der Fluonalp im Kanton Obwalden der Alpenparcours der Coop Patenschaft für Berggebiete eröffnet. Anlass dafür bot die Jubiläums-Auftaktfeier der Coop Patenschaft für Berggebiete, die dieses Jahr ihr 75-jähriges Bestehen feiert. Auf einem gemütlichen Rundweg, der über drei Alpen führt, können während des ganzen Sommers […]

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DIE MIGROS TRITT AUS DER BRANCHENORGANISATION MILCH AUS

DIE MIGROS TRITT AUS DER BRANCHENORGANISATION MILCH AUS   Zürich, Switzerland, 2017-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Migros nimmt ihre Verantwortung in der Milchbranche künftig eigenständig und unabhängig wahr und tritt per Ende 2017 aus der Branchenorganisation (BO) Milch aus. Ihren Produzenten wird die Migros weiterhin einen Milchpreis zahlen, der höher ist als der […]

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Starbucks Reserve® bar makes debut in Chile; the first in Latin America

Starbucks Reserve® bar makes debut in Chile; the first in Latin America   Seattle, 2017-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — A mural evokes Santiago’s city life. Ceilings and walls exude the warmth of Aromo wood from Chile’s Maule Region. Local marble represents the ancient caves of Patagonia. It took Starbucks designer Jeremiah Bailey and his […]

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Tesco increases pay deal for hourly paid store colleagues by 10.5% over the next two years

Tesco increases pay deal for hourly paid store colleagues by 10.5% over the next two years   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today (23 Jun 2017) announced a significant new pay deal for hourly paid store colleagues which will see hourly rates increase by 10.5% over the next two years, […]

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