Rakuten LIFULL STAY and China’s Tujia to form business collaboration in the vacation rental business

Aiming to expand the vacation rental market in Japan by strengthening services for Chinese tourists Tokyo, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten Group vacation rental business Rakuten LIFULL STAY, Inc. and a group company of Tujia, operator of one of China’s leading vacation rental online platforms “Tujia,” today (AUGUST 2, 2017) reached an agreement to form […]

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ascena retail group announces new executive management structure

MAHWAH, N.J., 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — ascena retail group, inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) (the “Company” or “ascena”) announced today (Aug. 1, 2017) that it has consolidated its executive leadership structure as part of its efforts to reinvigorate top-line growth, enhance its culture of performance and accountability, and sharpen its focus on the creation of sustainable shareholder […]

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LCP adds two units at Wishaw Retail Park to its burgeoning portfolio in Scotland

LCP adds two units at Wishaw Retail Park to its burgeoning portfolio in Scotland   London, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — LCP, the leading property, investment and management company, has added to its burgeoning portfolio in Scotland with the addition of two units at Wishaw Retail Park, in Wishaw, at a cost of £1.14 million. […]

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Baskin-Robbins launches brand new August Flavor of the Month, OREO® Cheesecake

Baskin-Robbins launches brand new August Flavor of the Month, OREO® Cheesecake   Brand also invites guests to help bring joy to sick and hungry kids by supporting the Joy in Childhood Foundation throughout the month CANTON, Mass., 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — National Ice Cream Month may be over, but Baskin-Robbins is gearing up to […]

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Bon-Ton Stores announce second Online Sourcing Fair to help stock its growing number of “Close to Home” shops

Bon-Ton Stores announce second Online Sourcing Fair to help stock its growing number of “Close to Home” shops   Retailer announces second Online Sourcing Fair to help stock its growing number of “Close to Home” shops MILWAUKEE, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), which operates Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and […]

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s.Oliver launches its new umbrella brand campaign for Fall/Winter 2017 season

Rottendorf, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 1 August 2017, s.Oliver will launch its new umbrella brand campaign for a colourful, fresh Fall/Winter season. Photographer Nagi Sakai creatively staged the s.Oliver and s.Oliver BLACK LABEL winter styles in a studio in Berlin. He had already worked on the Spring/Summer 2017 campaign as well as […]

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Carphone Warehouse research: Brits are replacing more and more traditional holiday staples with phones

As using phones abroad becomes cheaper, mobiles are becoming our go-to guide to foreign destinations But roaming confusion still reigns with more than three out of five Brits unsure about where they can ‘roam like home’ London, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brits travelling abroad are increasingly lightening their luggage load by replacing their […]

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SPAR celebrates 85th anniversary in the Netherlands

Netherlands, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — This year, SPAR celebrates its 85th anniversary. In the Netherlands, where the brand was founded back in 1932, this is being celebrated with a new brand building campaign and a new e-commerce platform. At a store level, the campaign is being carried out with an updated look-and-feel for […]

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METRO enters ready-to-cook meals market; will acquire majority interest in MissFresh Inc.

Montreal, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — METRO INC. (TSX: MRU) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority interest in MissFresh Inc., a Montreal company specializing in the delivery of ready-to-cook meals. Ever-responsive to industry trends, METRO is thereby positioning itself in a growing market: the online sale of […]

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Visa supports the new global QR Code Payment Specifications from EMVCo

Visa Ready program simplifies onboarding for small and medium-sized merchants who want to deploy QR code digital payments SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug. 1, 2017) Visa (NYSE:V) announced its support of the new global QR Code Payment Specifications from EMVCo, the global technical body that manages the EMV Specifications. The specifications […]

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The TJX Companies, Inc. to release Q2 Fiscal 2018 financial results on Tuesday, August 15, 2017

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TJX) today (Aug. 1, 2017) announced that it plans to release its second quarter Fiscal 2018 sales and earnings results on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, before 9:30 a.m. ET. At 11:00 a.m. ET that day, Ernie Herrman, TJX’s Chief Executive Officer and President, will hold a conference call to […]

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Shopify CEO Tobi Lütke: Through our platform, over half a million entrepreneurs have turned their dreams into reality

Leading the future of commerce, Shopify celebrates major company milestone OTTAWA, ON, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SHOP), the leading multi-channel commerce platform, today (Aug 1, 2017) announced it now powers more than 500,000 businesses in 175 countries around the world. Since 2012, the number of merchants on the  Shopify platform has […]

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The Home Depot® to report Second Quarter 2017 Earnings on Tuesday, August 15, 2017

ATLANTA, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, announced today (Aug 01, 2017) that it will hold its Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, August 15, at 9 a.m. ET. A webcast will be available by logging onto http://ir.homedepot.com/events-and-presentations and selecting the Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call […]

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Shopify 2Q 2017 financial results: Revenue Grows 75% Year on Year

Second-Quarter Revenue Grows 75% Year on Year Second-Quarter Gross Profit Grows 83% Year on Year Shopify reports in U.S. dollars and in accordance with U.S. GAAP Ottawa, Canada, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SHOP), the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, today (Aug 1, 2017) announced strong financial […]

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Argos: UK pet owners seeking Instagram fame for pets responsible for animal grooming products and accessories sales increase

Argos: UK pet owners seeking Instagram fame for pets responsible for animal grooming products and accessories sales increase Milton, Keynes, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — In fact, sales of premium grooming products at Argos have risen by a whopping 163 per cent, compared to the same period last year. Owners are now splurging on […]

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Hot 100 Retailers list unveiled at the NRF’s STORES magazine August issue

WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whether they sell through traditional stores, online or both, companies that provide unique offerings and experiences for consumers dominate the list of Hot 100 Retailers published today (August 1, 2017) by the National Retail Federation’s STORES magazine. “The retail industry is getting better at addressing shifts in shopping behaviors and thinking differently,” […]

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Intershop H1 2017 results: consolidated revenues up by 10% to EUR 18.0 million

Focus on wholesalers and cloud showing initial success Consolidated revenues climb 10% to EUR 18.0 million (previous year: EUR 16.3 million) Positive EBIT of EUR 0.2 million (previous year: EUR -1.3 million) Jena, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop Communications AG (ISIN: DE000A0EPUH1), a leading independent provider of innovative solutions for omni-channel commerce, increased […]

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Whole Foods Market: 25 percent off on all supplements from Aug. 11 to 13

Whole Foods Market: 25 percent off on all supplements from Aug. 11 to 13   All brands of vitamins, minerals, protein powders and other supplements 25 percent off AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — From Aug. 11 to 13, all supplements at Whole Foods Market will be 25 percent off. This sale includes […]

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JCPenney announces collaboration with Lifetime Emmy-nominated® show Project Runway; launches exclusive fashion brand

JCPenney announces collaboration with Lifetime Emmy-nominated® show Project Runway; launches exclusive fashion brand   Brand Will Feature Limited Edition Designs from Season Winners and Challenge Episodes PLANO, Texas, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is giving shoppers a front row seat to its fall fashion lineup with the launch of the first-ever […]

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J. C. Penney Company, Inc. to host 2Q 2017 financial results conference call on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017

PLANO, Texas, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced today (Aug. 1, 2017) that it will release its second quarter 2017 financial results on Friday, Aug. 11, at 7:30 a.m. ET. The news release will be followed by a live conference call and webcast conducted by Chairman and Chief […]

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DFS Group opens duty-free stores at Singapore Cruise Centre’s Tanah Merah and HarbourFront terminals

DFS Group opens duty-free stores at Singapore Cruise Centre’s Tanah Merah and HarbourFront terminals   After winning a five-year concession for departure and arrival stores, DFS officially opens at Singapore Cruise Centre’s Tanah Merah and HarbourFront terminals SINGAPORE, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — DFS Group, the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, today unveiled its […]

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Ashton Kutcher announced as the final keynote speaker at the UNLEASH Award Show presented by BESTSELLER

Ashton Kutcher announces as the final keynote speaker at the UNLEASH Award Show presented by BESTSELLER   BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 21 August, the first edition of UNLEASH will culminate in a grand award show to celebrate the best solutions from 1,000 global talents – including 10 of our own […]

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Textilbündnis: REWE Group verabschiedet eigenen Maßnahmenplan

Textilbündnis: REWE Group verabschiedet eigenen Maßnahmenplan   Bereits 70 Prozent der Textilien aus nachhaltigerer Baumwolle Koln, Germany, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mit dem Beitritt zum „Bündnis für nachhaltige Textilien“ im Jahr 2015 hat sich die REWE Group verpflichtet, die ökologischen, sozialen und ökonomischen Bedingungen in internationalen textilen Lieferketten nachhaltig zu verbessern. Dazu gehört […]

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BILLA Nachhaltigkeit: Insektenhotels bringen BILLA Wiesen zum Blühen

Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Im Zuge der Initiative „Blühendes Österreich“ wurden auf dem Gelände der BILLA Filialen Vösendorf und Traiskirchen Insektenhotels errichtet. Damit bald vermehrt Wildbienen summen und Blüten bestäubt werden und so die heimische Flora rund um die BILLA Filialen zum Blühen gebracht wird. Die Übergabe erfolgte durch BILLA Vertriebsdirektor Josef […]

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SM Supermarket wins Philippine Retailers Association’s Best Supermarket award for 2016

SM Supermarket wins Philippine Retailers Association’s Best Supermarket award for 2016   Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Supermarket brought home the Philippine Retailers Association’s (PRA) Best Supermarket award for 2016 at the recently concluded 20th Outstanding Filipino Retailers and Shopping Centers of the Year Awards. The PRA Award is one […]

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Advance Auto Parts to host 2Q 2017 results conference call on Tuesday, August 15, 2017

ROANOKE, Va., 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, will report its 2017 second quarter results before market open on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. The Company will detail its results on a conference call scheduled to begin […]

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