ARA: National Minimum Wage increase of 3.3% will stifle jobs growth within the retail sector

Melbourne, Australia, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) are extremely concerned, the National Minimum Wage increase of 3.3% announced today (June 6, 2017) by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) will stifle jobs growth within the retail sector. The FWC today (June 6, 2017) announced the National Minimum Wage will increase to […]

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Australian Retailers Association proposed further changes to the 457 visa reform ensuring the longevity of Australian retail

Melbourne, Australia, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the retail industry’s peak representative body, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has proposed further changes to the 457 visa reform in a submission to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) ensuring the longevity of Australian retail. ARA Executive Director, Russell Zimmerman said the ARA have […]

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ARA Executive Director: retailers expecting to ramp up employment via quick transition to more sustainable penalty rates

Melbourne, Australia, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — While the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) welcomes the Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) Penalty Rates Reduction decision, retail employers will be disappointed by the excessive length of the transitional arrangements handed down today (June 5, 2017). ARA Executive Director, Russell Zimmerman said retailers were expecting to ramp up employment via a quick transition […]

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Wendy’s® introduces the perfect blend of summer flavors in the new Strawberry Mango Chicken Salad

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wendy’s® raises drive-thru salad standards with the perfect blend of summer flavors in the new Strawberry Mango Chicken Salad. The salad comes with a juicy twist, presenting mango – the world’s most consumed fruit – to star alongside sweet, hand-cut strawberries for a refreshing summer salad. Year after […]

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J.Crew Group, Inc. appoints James Brett as Chief Executive Officer

NEW YORK, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — J.Crew Group, Inc. (the “Company”) announced today (June 5, 2017) that it has named James Brett as Chief Executive Officer. Brett, an executive with more than 25 years of retail experience, most recently served as President of specialty home furnishing company West Elm. Brett will assume the […]

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Accenture Strategy report quantified the impact of digital transformation on consumer industries over the next decade

U.S. consumer attitudes shift as many become open to intelligent technologies taking an active role in purchasing decisions NEW YORK, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retailers and consumer goods companies could unlock $2.95 trillion in value for the industry and consumers over the next decade by accelerating digital transformation, according to a new report […]

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NCR announces keynote speakers for its annual retail and hospitality customer conference NCR Synergy

Retail and hospitality customers will discuss redefining the consumer experience in Orlando on June 26-28, 2017 Duluth, GA, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, announced today (June 5, 2017 ) the keynote speakers for NCR Synergy, its annual retail and hospitality customer conference. Martin Lindstrom, one […]

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Saco Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy will host a Grand Reopening event on Saturday, June 10

Scarborough, Maine, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Saco Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy will host a Grand Reopening event on Saturday, June 10 to celebrate the completion of a renovation project that added nearly 500 new fresh and organic items, while making it even easier to shop at the store. “Some of the improvements […]

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Lulu hypermarket announces special initiatives to help shoppers save on their shopping during Ramadan

Lulu hypermarket announces special initiatives to help shoppers save on their shopping during Ramadan   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Earmarks Dhs. 40 million to subsidize various products. With an aim to help shoppers save on their shopping during the holy month of Ramadan, Lulu hypermarkets has announced special initiatives. As part […]

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New initiative launched to drive awareness of the importance of mammography

CHICAGO, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Susan G. Komen Chicago has set a big, bold goal of helping reduce breast cancer deaths by 50% in the U.S. by 2026. In an effort to reach this momentous goal, one initiative the organization is embarking on is the Rewards For Mammograms program, a collaboration with Walgreens and […]

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Starbucks launches three Frappuccino blended beverages at participating Starbucks® stores across Asia

Starbucks launches three Frappuccino blended beverages at participating Starbucks® stores across Asia   Seattle, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Blended coffee pudding. Jelly in a Frappuccino. A drinkable banana split. A great beverage isn’t always just about taste. It can be a whole sensory experience including a tantalizing aroma and appealing appearance. And for […]

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Starbucks introduces new ready-to-drink Starbucks Iced Latte in Salted Caramel Mocha

Starbucks introduces new ready-to-drink Starbucks Iced Latte in Salted Caramel Mocha   Seattle, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — When Starbucks® served its very first espresso beverages in 1984, the Caffè Latte was a beverage unfamiliar to most Americans. But it quickly became a customer favorite with its rich espresso balanced with steamed milk and a light […]

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British clothing company Regatta Great Outdoors makes its U.S. retail store debut exclusively at Sears

UK-based, leading European heritage apparel brand exclusively available at select Sears stores HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Regatta Great Outdoors, Britain’s largest outdoor and leisure clothing company, makes its official U.S. retail store debut exclusively at Sears with shops inside 11 Sears locations throughout the New England area. “Our members’ tastes […]

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This year Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks® marks its largest display in more than a decade

This year Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks® marks its largest display in more than a decade   The Nation’s Largest Independence Day Display Celebrates America’s Birthday Live From New York City This year’s dazzling pyrotechnic spectacle will mark Macy’s Fireworks largest display in more than a decade, igniting the skyline with more than 60,000 shells […]

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Macy’s to host in-store events, parades, sponsorships this June as part of its LGBTQ campaign Pride + Joy

Macy’s honors National Pride Month with participation in 23 Pride parades, special in-store events, Levi’s® x Pride Collection, a returning partnership with The Trevor Project, and more NEW YORK, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — This June, Macy’s (NYSE:M) celebrates national LGBTQ Pride Month with Pride + Joy, featuring in-store events, parades, sponsorships, and special merchandise […]

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Asda the first retailer to sell new multipack of Village Dairy’ smooth Strawberry and Raspberry yogurts

Asda is the first to market a new multipack of Village Dairy yoghurts LEEDS, England, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — A local North Wales business is celebrating its growing relationship with Asda through new product development as their new multipack of Llaeth Y Llan / Village Dairy smooth yogurts are now on the shelves […]

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ENGLAND: Asda stores across Staffordshire to sell three lines of Titanic Brewery’s beer

Up to 26 Asda stores across Staffordshire will now stock three lines of Titanic Brewery’s beer LEEDS, England, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — A local brewery in Stoke-on-Trent are getting into the celebratory spirit after securing a regional listing with Asda, who will stock three lines of beer in up to 26 of their […]

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NRF: Americans are expected to spend more than ever on gifts for Father’s Day this year

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Americans are expected to spend more than ever on gifts for Father’s Day this year with the biggest share going to special outings like a ballgame, concert or dinner, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insight & Analytics. Father’s Day shoppers are expected to […]

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BRC Chief Executive: The slowdown in overall non-food sales was mirrored online in May as annual growth fell to its lowest on record

London, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC – KPMG ONLINE RETAIL SALES MONITOR MAY 2017 Covering the four weeks 30 April – 27 May 2017 Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 4.3% in May compared to 13.7% rise a year earlier. This is the lowest growth since December 2012. Over the 3 […]

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BRC: UK retail sales in May down by 0.4% on a like-for-like basis from May 2016

London, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC – KPMG RETAIL SALES MONITOR MAY 2017 Covering the four weeks 30 April – 27 May 2017​ In May, UK retail sales decreased by 0.4% on a like-for-like basis from May 2016, when they had increased 0.5% from the preceding year. On a total basis, sales rose […]

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Auntie Anne’s® adds Lemonade Iced Tea as permanent addition to its beverage menu

Auntie Anne’s® adds Lemonade Iced Tea as permanent addition to its beverage menu   LANCASTER, Pa., 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — AC not working? Forgot to pack sunscreen? Long lines at the beach? Well, Auntie Anne’s® says it’s time to chill out! To help guests achieve maximum chill this summer, the world’s largest hand-rolled […]

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RILA and Auburn University released their 7th annual “State of the Retail Supply Chain” report

Annual Report Highlights Challenges, Competencies And The Future Of The Retail Supply Chain Arlington , VA, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (6/5/2017), Auburn University’s Center for Supply Chain Innovation and the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), in partnership with DC Velocity, released their seventh annual “State of the Retail Supply Chain” report. The […]

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Gap Inc. and the UN Foundation to raise awareness and funds to promote equal rights and fair treatment for LGBTI people globally

PROCEEDS FROM GAP INC. EGIFT CARDS AND GAP PRIDE T-SHIRTS TO HELP PROMOTE EQUAL RIGHTS FOR LGBTI PEOPLE EVERYWHERE San Francisco and Washington, DC, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. and the United Nations Foundation today (June 5, 2017) announced a new partnership to raise awareness and funds for UN Free & Equal, a […]

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Gilster-Mary Lee recalls certain Western Family Onion Soup Mix that may contain undeclared egg

Gilster-Mary Lee recalls certain Western Family Onion Soup Mix that may contain undeclared egg   Chester, Illinois, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gilster-Mary Lee of Chester, Illinois, is voluntarily recalling one lot of Western Family Onion Soup Mix, UPC 15400-03604 because it may contain undeclared egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity […]

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AHOLD SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: AHOLD REPURCHASED 936,555 AHOLD COMMON SHARES IN THE PERIOD FROM MAY 29, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING June 2, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 936,555 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from May 29, 2017 up to and including June 2, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €19.71 per share for a total consideration of €18.5 million. These repurchases were made […]

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Dollar General the exclusive retailer of the newest OREO Mississippi Mud Pie Flavor Creme Chocolate Sandwich Cookie

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant Commemorates the Day with Official Statewide Proclamation; Dollar General and OREO Celebrate the Flavors of the Magnolia State with Free Product with Purchase GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — To celebrate Dollar General (NYSE: DG) serving as the exclusive retailer of the newest, limited-edition OREO, the company is excited […]

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Taubman Centers to present at REITWeek 2017, NAREIT’s Investor Forum in New York

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) today (06/05/2017) announced that Robert S. Taubman, chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Simon Leopold, chief financial officer, will participate in a roundtable discussion with investors on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. EDT at REITWeek 2017, NAREIT’s Investor […]

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Perry Ellis International entered into license agreement for eyewear under the Rafaella™ brand

MIAMI, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International, Inc. (Nasdaq:PERY) announced today (June 5, 2017) it has entered into a license agreement with i-deal Optics Holding, Inc. granting rights to design and distribute ophthalmic eyewear, sunglasses and readers under the Rafaella™ brand in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The new line will be […]

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CBRE Vancouver office earns WELL Certification for New and Existing Interiors by IWBI™

New certification measures impact of office design and environment on employee wellness Los Angeles, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBG) announced today ( June 5, 2017) that its Vancouver office has achieved WELL Certification at the gold level for New and Existing Interiors by the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™). […]

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