H&M group announces 7% sales increase in June 2017 compared to same month the previous year

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M group’s sales including VAT increased by 7 percent in local currencies in June 2017 compared to the same month the previous year. Converted into SEK sales increased by 10 percent. The total number of stores in the group amounted to 4,517 on 30 June 2017 compared […]

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NRF: Retail sales in June up 3.2 percent from June 2016

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retail sales in June were essentially unchanged over May on a seasonally adjusted basis, but up 3.2 percent unadjusted from June 2016, according to calculations released today (July 14, 2017) by the National Retail Federation. The numbers exclude automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants. “Deflating pricing in retail continues to […]

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Asda: Scots expected to consume 75 tonnes of strawberries this summer

Asda: Scots expected to consume 75 tonnes of strawberries this summer   75 tonnes of strawberries consumed by Scots over summer, weighing in at the same amount as twenty hippos! LEEDS, England, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Scots might not be getting the best of the summer sunshine but they are certainly making the […]

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BRC: Footfall in June was 0.8% up on a year ago

London, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC – SPRINGBOARD FOOTFALL AND VACANCIES JUNE 2017 Covering the four weeks 28 May – 1 July 2017 Footfall in June was 0.8 per cent up on a year ago. leaving it ahead of the three month average of 0.5 per cent. On a three-month basis, footfall grew […]

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Inditex recorded net sales growth of 14% in the 1Q of 2017 to €5.6 billion

Inditex recorded net sales growth of 14% in the 1Q of 2017 to €5.6 billion = The Group generated over 10,668 new jobs over the year, 2,242 of which were in Spain. In April, the company distributed €42 million among 84,000 employees as phase two of its extraordinary employee profit-sharing plan. In total, between commission, […]

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Texas Legend Foods recalls its Silver Star Chipotle Queso Dip due to undeclared cheese, milk and eggs

Austin, TX, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Texas Legend Foods of Austin, TX, is recalling its 16 ounce jars of Silver Star Chipotle Queso Dip because they contain undeclared cheese, milk and eggs. People who have allergies to cheese, milk and eggs run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this […]

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Wegmans announces leadership team spearheading the management of its Hanover store opening July 23

Hanover, NJ, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets today (July 14, 2017) announced the leadership team spearheading the management of its Hanover store, opening July 23 at 34 Sylvan Way near the intersection of I-287 & NJ Route 10. The Hanover leadership team consists of the store manager, executive chef, pharmacy area manager, […]

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Toys”R”Us® announces exclusive lineup of toys for Comic Convention in San Diego, CA

WAYNE, N.J., 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys”R”Us® today (July 6, 2017) announced its exclusive lineup of must-have playthings to help celebrate one of the world’s largest pop culture shows, Comic Convention in San Diego, CA. Conventioneers and online shoppers can visit Toys”R”Us at the Entertainment Earth booth (#2343) from Wednesday, July 19 to Sunday, July 23 or Toysrus.com/ComicConvention from Thursday, July 20 to Sunday, July […]

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Toys“R”Us® fundraising campaign for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® raised nearly $3 million

Toys“R”Us® fundraising campaign for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® raised nearly $3 million   Fundraising Campaign Drives Critical Awareness and Funds for Children Impacted by Life-Threatening Diseases Wayne, NJ, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today (July 13, 2017 ) announced that in year one of its three-year commitment to provide $7 million to St. Jude […]

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Whole Foods Market announces 20% off on the new “Sommelier Selects” wines

Whole Foods Market announces 20% off on the new “Sommelier Selects” wines   All Sommelier Selects seasonal wines 20 percent off July 21 through 23 AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Between July 21 and 23, Whole Foods Market is featuring wines from the new “Sommelier Selects” program  at 20 percent off the […]

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Whole Foods Market and The Bread Lab at Drexel University to create fresh-milled breads from recipes by Chef Marc Vetri

Chef Marc Vetri created recipes with exceptional flours from Castle Valley Mill in Doylestown, PA Philadelphia, Pa., 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is partnering with The Bread Lab at Drexel University to create flavorful, fresh-milled breads made from recipes by Chef Marc Vetri and Vetri Head Baker Claire Kopp McWilliams that utilize […]

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Food Lion expands “Local Goodness” campaign

Food Lion expands “Local Goodness” campaign   Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Locally sourced products are a key part of Food Lion’s heritage, and that strong relationship with close-to-home producers is at the center of the U.S. brand’s highly successful “Local Goodness” marketing and merchandising campaign. Launched in North Carolina in 2016, the […]

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Meijer spring Simply Give campaign raised more than $3 million; the most successful campaign in its 9-year history

Spring campaign generated more than $3 million for Midwest food pantries GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Meijer spring Simply Give campaign set a record with more than $3 million – or 33 million meals – to stock the shelves of food pantries across the Midwest, making it the most successful campaign in […]

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Price Chopper/Market 32 fundraising campaign raises $51,497 for Prevent Child Abuse New York

Schenectady, NY, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Chopper/Market 32’s raised awareness and $51,497 in funds for Prevent Child Abuse New York through a month-long campaign where customers could make $1 or $5 donations at the register. In addition to the donations at the checkout, the Golub Corporation kicked off the campaign with a […]

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News convenience stores Ybor City News and Stellar Bay opens at Tampa International Airport

Tampa Bay, Fla., 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tampa International Airport today (July 14, 2017) celebrated the grand opening of two news convenience stores, Ybor City News and Stellar Bay, as well as popular Chinese food chain Panda Express. Ybor City News, operated by the concessionaire group Paradies Lagardère, is located in TPA’s Blue […]

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A.S. Watson Group recognised for its commitment and achievement in implementing green practices within workplace

A.S. Watson Group recognised for its commitment and achievement in implementing green practices within workplace   Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — For three consecutive years, A.S. Watson Group (ASW) and its retail brands in HK were awarded the Green Office Label in the Green Office Awards Labelling Scheme (GOALS) organised by World […]

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DICK’S Sporting Goods recognized with ESPN’s Corporate Community Impact Award for its Sports Matter initiative

DICK’S and the DICK’S Foundation Honored for Commitment to  Helping Save Youth Sports at ESPN’s Sports Humanitarian of the Year Awards PITTSBURGH, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) and The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation, which supports DICK’S charitable and philanthropic activities, were honored last night at ESPN’s third annual Sports […]

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