Fareva to take ownership of BCM, Walgreens Boots Alliance’s contract manufacturing business

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today (25 July 2017 ) announces a binding offer from Fareva for a 10-year global agreement for the manufacture and supply of own beauty brands and private label products, including products for sale in the USA. The proposed agreement will create […]

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Belk to open three new stores through the end of 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk announced today (July 26, 2017) it will open three new stores through the end of 2018, part of a nearly $40 million investment in store remodels, capital improvements and new store openings in 2017. The regional retailer is dedicated to the customer experience and offering an […]

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“Make room for life”: IKEA launches its 2018 IKEA U.S. catalog

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA announced today (July 25, 2017) that the 2018 IKEA U.S. catalog, filled with new product offerings, home furnishing inspiration, and smart solutions for every area of the home, will be available to the public starting this August. With a particular focus on the living room, this year’s […]

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British Land supports National Literacy Trust’s Young Readers Programme for the sixth year

British Land supports National Literacy Trust’s Young Readers Programme for the sixth year   London, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land has partnered with the National Literacy Trust for the sixth year to support its Young Readers Programme – an initiative which has helped more than 19,000 children under the age of 11 […]

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The Connecticut Food Bank received $195,460 donation from Price Rite and ShopRite

WALLINGFORD, CONN., 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Connecticut Food Bank welcomed representatives from Price Rite and ShopRite stores to celebrate the food bank’s 20-year partnership with ShopRite and Price Rite — a relationship that has helped provide 8.4 million meals to hungry Connecticut residents. The food bank honored the store owners and leadership teams […]

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Stanley Black & Decker appoints Janet Link Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Stanley Black & Decker appoints Janet Link Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary   NEW BRITAIN, Conn., 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) today (July 25, 2017) named Janet Link Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Link joins Stanley Black & Decker from J.C. Penney Company where she served as General Counsel. She succeeds Bruce Beatt who […]

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Wegmans to sample the season’s freshest and best ingredients on Saturday July 29th, 2017

ROCHESTER, NY, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — WHAT: At this fun and interactive event, customers can stop by stations throughout the store to sample the season’s freshest and best ingredients – another way to live healthier, better lives through food! Learn about the local family farms that grow many of the products that Wegmans sells and […]

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PetSmart Charities survey reveals that more pets would be rescued if people received more information on how to adopt a pet

Good News is Respondents Are Quick to Cite Pet Adoption as the Solution and Report the Many Benefits of Having a Pet—Emotional, Physical and More PHOENIX, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — American pet parents significantly underestimate the current pet homelessness issue facing the country, according to a new survey commissioned by PetSmart Charities, the leading funder […]

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Tesco extends its same day online grocery delivery service across the entire UK

Tesco extends its same day online grocery delivery service across the entire UK   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today (24 Jul 2017) announced it is extending its same day online grocery delivery service across the entire UK, making it the first retailer to offer nationwide same day grocery delivery. […]

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First Data elects Henrique De Castro to its Board of Directors

NEW YORK, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — First Data (NYSE: FDC) announced today (JULY 24, 2017) that its Board of Directors elected technology executive Henrique De Castro as a Director of First Data. The Board has also appointed De Castro to serve as a member of the Risk Committee. De Castro’s election expands First Data’s […]

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Carrefour signs three-year extension of the “FIRE AND BUILDING SAFETY” agreement in Bangladesh

Bangladesh, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The three-year extension of the “FIRE AND BUILDING SAFETY” agreement to improve safety conditions in textile factories in Bangladesh follows the general lines of the first agreement signed in 2013, while reinforcing certain points. The previous agreement resolved over 100,000 safety problems identified by inspections in 1,800 garment […]

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SONIC® Drive-In introduces all-new Dunked Ultimate Chicken Sandwich

SONIC® Drive-In introduces all-new Dunked Ultimate Chicken Sandwich   OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is adding to its robust chicken lineup with the introduction of the all-new Dunked Ultimate Chicken Sandwich featuring an innovative blend of bold flavors to a guest favorite. SONIC’s Dunked Ultimate Chicken Sandwich features a flavor-loaded, […]

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BAUSTART IN DER MIGROS SIRNACH

BAUSTART IN DER MIGROS SIRNACH   Gossau, Switzerland, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Am 7. August 2017 starten in der Migros Sirnach die Umbauarbeiten. Die Filiale bleibt ab dem 5. August um 12 Uhr bis zum Ende der Bauzeit geschlossen. Die Wiedereröffnung wird von 21. bis 23. September mit attraktiven Angeboten für die Kundschaft […]

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AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 1,577,079 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM JULY 17, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING JULY 21, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,577,079 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from July 17, 2017 up to and including July 21, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €17.31 per share for a total consideration of €27.3 million. These repurchases were […]

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Stanley Black & Decker opens new Breakthrough Innovation center in Boston

BOSTON, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) today (July 24, 2017) announced the opening of a new Breakthrough Innovation center in Boston dedicated to advancing technological innovation in the company’s Stanley Security business. The Stanley Security Futures Innovation Factory is the company’s 11th Innovation Center globally and will initially employ approximately 20 people in Boston’s Seaport District. […]

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Matt Ryan, Didi Gregorius and C.J. McCollum join brand ambassador Kevin Love to form the first-ever Banana Republic Men’s Style Council

NEW STYLE AMBASSADORS MATT RYAN, DIDI GREGORIUS AND C.J. MCCOLLUM JOIN BRAND AMBASSADOR KEVIN LOVE TO SHOWCASE BANANA REPUBLIC MEN’S STYLE NEW YORK, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Banana Republic is proud to partner with pro football quarterback and 2016 NFL MVP Matt Ryan, pro baseball shortstop Didi Gregorius and pro basketball guard and 2015-16 NBA […]

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NGA promotes Laura Strange to Vice President of Industry Relations, Communications, and Marketing

Arlington, VA, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA), the national trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, announced today (Jul 24, 2017) that Laura Strange has been promoted to Vice President of Industry Relations, Communications, and Marketing. Previously Strange served as Senior Director of Industry Relations, Communications, and Marketing. Strange joined […]

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NGA presented Joe Williams with the Spirit of America Award at the Texas Retailers Forum

Arlington, VA, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, proudly presented Joe Williams, former vice president for regulatory and member services of the Texas Retailers Association, with the NGA Spirit of America Award at the Texas Retailers Forum, held Sunday, July 23, 2017. The […]

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KappAhl CFO Anders Düring to leave the Group

Mölndal, Sweden, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Anders Düring will leave his position as CFO and member of the KappAhl Group Management in favor of a position outside of KappAhl. The company has initiated a recruitment process to find his successor. Anders Düring remains as CFO during his term of notice. “I regret that Anders […]

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Whole Foods Market to host four-day sale on WTRMLN WTR beverages from National Watermelon Day, August 3

Whole Foods Market to host four-day sale on WTRMLN WTR beverages from National Watermelon Day, August 3   AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — On National Watermelon Day, August 3, Whole Foods Market is kicking off a four-day sale on WTRMLN WTR beverages. From August 3 through 6, customers can pick up two […]

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JCPenney creates an easy and seamless customer shopping experience with the roll out of Apple Pay at stores nationwide

JCPenney creates an easy and seamless customer shopping experience with the roll out of Apple Pay at stores nationwide   JCPenney Credit Card and JCPenney Rewards Loyalty Program Among First to Seamlessly Integrate with Apple Pay PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its focus on creating an easy and seamless […]

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Jeffrey Davis joins JCPenney as executive vice president and chief financial officer

PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today (July 24, 2017) announced that Jeffrey Davis is joining the Company as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective today. He will succeed Andrew Drexler, who has been serving as interim chief financial officer while the Company completed its […]

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New Jersey Department of Agriculture Secretary Douglas H. Fisher visits ShopRite as part of his Jersey Fresh tour

New Jersey Department of Agriculture Secretary Douglas H. Fisher visits ShopRite as part of his Jersey Fresh tour   TRENTON, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — New Jersey Department of Agriculture Secretary Douglas H. Fisher on Friday completed Part One of his Jersey Fresh tour to highlight the many varieties of produce now available at […]

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Perry Ellis International adds boy’s flip flops and slippers into its Perry Ellis men’s and boy’s casual footwear line

MIAMI, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International (Nasdaq:PERY) announced today (July 24, 2017) it is rounding out its license agreement with ACI International by further extending the men’s and boy’s casual footwear line into boy’s flip flops and slippers under the Perry Ellis® trademark in the U.S. and Canada. The license complements the […]

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Price Chopper/Market 32 May Round Up Your Change campaign raised $58,644.21 for the American Cancer Society

Schenectady, NY, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the month of May, Price Chopper/Market 32 led another successful Round Up Your Change campaign for the American Cancer Society (ACS) and raised $58,644.21. By rounding up total purchases to the next dollar at checkout, customers and teammates were able to increase donations from last year’s campaign […]

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