Germany’s largest savings bank extends IT outsourcing partnership with Diebold Nixdorf

HAMBURG, Germany, 2017-Apr-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hamburger Sparkasse (Haspa), Germany’s largest savings bank, has extended its successful IT outsourcing partnership with Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), a global leader in driving connected commerce, for an additional seven years. This renewal builds on the 2005 agreement between the two companies in which Haspa outsourced a significant […]

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Alibaba Group to host the quarter and fiscal year 2017 financial results conference call on May 18, 2017

Hangzhou, China, 2017-Apr-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) today (April 27, 2017) announced that it will report its unaudited financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2017 before the U.S. market opens on Thursday, May 18, 2017, and will hold a conference call to discuss the […]

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NCR’s manufacturing facility in Budapest delivers its 350,000th ATM in a record period of time

The facility continues to support NCR’s vision of introducing innovations to serve the global financial, retail and hospitality industry BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Apr-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (April 26, 2017) announced that its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Budapest has achieved the unique distinction of manufacturing […]

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honeybee™ and PwC partnership will see organisations create a more consistent and improved customer experience

London, UK, 2017-Apr-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — honeybee™, a pioneering digital platform, has today (April 25, 2017) announced a strategic alliance with PwC to transform the way people buy and sell. The combination of honeybee™ and PwC expertise and technology will help organisations create a more consistent and improved customer experience across all their […]

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Webhelp to introduce honeybee™ solution into contact centres through new partnership

London, UK, 2017-Apr-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — honeybee™, a pioneer set to transform the way people buy and sell, has today (April 25, 2017) announced a partnership with Webhelp, one of the world’s leading customer experience and business process outsourcers. The collaboration will see Webhelp introducing the honeybee™ solution into contact centres across the globe, […]

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Llanharry SPAR store in Wales raised £2,000 to purchase defibrillators for Welsh Hearts charity

Employees at the Llanharry SPAR store in Wales have helped to raise £2,000 to purchase lifesaving defibrillators for the charity, Welsh Hearts. United Kingdom, 2017-Apr-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The money was raised in just over six months through a series of fundraisers from local door-to-door raffle tickets to jam-packed charity discos at a local […]

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Office Depot closes sale of its business in South Korea to Excelsior Capital Asia

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-Apr-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today (April 26, 2017) announced that it has closed on the sale of its business in South Korea to Excelsior Capital Asia. Office Depot had previously disclosed its intention to sell substantially all of its international businesses under a process that began […]

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Bartell Drugs to host a chain wide “Grand Event” with the biggest bargains to celebrate its 127th year anniversary

SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — For four generations, Bartell Drugs has been the leading drugstore for the residents of the Pacific Northwest. To celebrate its 127th year, Bartells is planning a chain wide “Grand Event” with the biggest bargains of the year on thousands of fantastic products. The “Grand Event” runs April 30 through […]

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Medici Ventures takes an observer’s seat in bitcoin startup Ripio’s board of directors meetings’s blockchain subsidiary announces participation in Ripio’s Series A financing SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Apr-29 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Medici Ventures, a global leader in advancing blockchain technology, has added bitcoin consumer financial service platform Ripio to its portfolio of strategic blockchain-focused investments through participation in Ripio’s Series A financing. In addition to Medici Ventures’ […]

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Sprouts Farmers Market President and CEO Jim Nielsen and CFO Brad Lukow to present at the BMO Capital Markets 12th Annual Farm to Market Conference

PHOENIX, 2017-Apr-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM) today (April 27, 2017) announced that Jim Nielsen, president & chief operating officer, and Brad Lukow, chief financial officer, will present at the BMO Capital Markets 12th Annual Farm to Market Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York. The presentation will begin at 8:10 […]

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Sainsbury’s Home research: 1 in 10 Brits last sent a handwritten card or letter over five years ago

London, 2017-Apr-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — New research reveals true extent of the demise of handwritten correspondence in the 21st century; Tech generation set to revive flagging penmanship skills. The average Brit last sent a handwritten card or letter 17 months ago (with 45-54 year olds the worst offenders) 1 in 10 Brits last sent […]

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Starbucks Reserve® Roastery to open on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile in 2019

One-of-a-kind coffee experience will be built in an iconic retail space on North Michigan Avenue  Chicago Reserve® Roastery to be the third in the U.S. and sixth internationally for the company as Starbucks continues to transform the global coffee industry  New Roastery expands Starbucks portfolio of premium retail experiences in Chicago, including a new Reserve® […]

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Starbucks announces locations of its next five Military Family Stores

The newly dedicated stores will provide a welcoming environment for all customers, with particular recognition and support of the local military community SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its continued commitment to the veteran and military spouse community, Starbucks today (April 25, 2017) announced the locations of its next five Military Family Stores […]

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Majid Al Futtaim expands its leisure and entertainment offerings with the opening of Orbi Dubai on 7th May in City Centre Mirdif

  Dubai, UAE, 2017-Apr-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, today (Apil26, 2017) announced that Orbi Dubai, a game changing multi-sensory experience and a first in the Middle-East, will open to the public on 7th May in City […]

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Del Taco Restaurants expands its presence into Tennessee with multi-unit franchise development agreement

RECENTLY SIGNED DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT EXPANDS BRAND FOOTPRINT IN GEORGIA AND INTO TENNESSEE Lake Forest, California, 2017-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ: TACO), the nation’s second leading concept in the fast-growing Mexican quick service restaurant (MQSR) category*, recently signed a multi-unit franchise development agreement that will extend the brand’s presence into Tennessee. […]

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ShoreTel and ScanSource Communications expand partnership

Greenville, SC, 2017-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — ShoreTel® (NASDAQ: SHOR), a leading provider of communication solutions that make interactions simple, today (April 26, 2017) announced an expanded partnership with ScanSource Communications, a leading global provider of communications products and sales unit of ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC). The expanded relationship represents another milestone in our strategic transformation and establishes […]

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Casey’s General Stores to offer higher ethanol blends of E15 and E85 in Illinois, Iowa and Kansas

ANKENY , IA, 2017-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Casey’s General Stores, Inc., a Midwest convenience store chain, announced it will expand consumer choice by offering higher ethanol blends of E15 and E85 at 17 sites in Illinois, Iowa, and Kansas. E15 is a fuel that contains 15 percent ethanol and works well for any car […]

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RUSSIA: Lenta announces the opening of its third supermarket in Novosibirsk

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its third supermarket in Novosibirsk. The new store is a Lenta medium format supermarket located at 56 Yuzhnyi microdistrict str., Iskitim city, Novosibirsk region. The store has a […]

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Completely revamped B&M’s Westwood Shopping centre store reopens

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2017-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shoppers in Belfast had cause to celebrate after the eagerly awaited re-launch of B&M’s Westwood Shopping centre store. The shopping centre has been completely revamped over the course of the past year, with the brand new B&M Home Store boasting a whole host of new items and […]

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Brixmor Property Group announces the appointment of Vincent A. Corno as EVP – President, Midwest

NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Brixmor Property Group Inc. (NYSE: BRX) (“Brixmor” or the “Company”) announced today (April 26, 2017) the appointment of industry veteran Vincent A. Corno as Executive Vice President – President, Midwest, effective May 8, 2017.  As head of the Midwest region, Mr. Corno will have strategic and day-to-day […]

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Co-op Insurance, PitPat to offer wearable activity monitor for dogs

MACHESTER, England, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Co-op Insurance has partnered with PitPat to offer new policy holders a free ‘doggy Fitbit’, a wearable activity monitor for dogs. Designed to monitor pet’s activity and calories, the PitPat communicates data via smart technology, which enables the policy holder to monitor their pet’s activity. In doing so […]

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Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen joins Darden’s portfolio of differentiated brands

ORLANDO, Fla., 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen (Cheddar’s) for $780 million in an all-cash transaction from its stockholders including private equity firms L Catterton and Oak Investment Partners. This follows the agreement that was announced on March 27, 2017. […]

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SONIC® Drive-In introduces ice cream’s smoother, creamier cousin — the new Custard Concretes

America’s Drive-In Expands Menu with New Platform of Frozen Treats OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ:SONC) introduces new Custard Concretes; ice cream’s smoother, creamier cousin. In one bite, the rich frozen Custard Concretes provide high-quality flavor found only at SONIC. New to the SONIC mix-in options: Heath® Bar candy that guests […]

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US Foods to acquire meat manufacturing company FirstClass Foods

ROSEMONT, Ill., 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods today announced that it has agreed to acquire FirstClass Foods, a privately owned meat manufacturing company based in Hawthorne, Calif. with nearly $55 million in annual sales. FirstClass Foods has been delivering high quality center of the plate products to customers throughout Southern California since 1962. […]

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CarMax elects Sona Chawla to its board of directors

RICHMOND, Va., 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ —  CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) today (April 24, 2017) announced that its board of directors has elected Sona Chawla to membership on the board. Chawla will serve on the Audit Committee. Chawla, 49, is the Chief Operating Officer of Kohl’s, a position she has held since November 2015. Before […]

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Sports Direct International plc to acquire 50 Bob’s Stores and Eastern Mountain Stores in the US

Shirebrook, UK, 2017-Apr-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sports Direct International plc (Sports Direct) announces that, on 19 April 2017, it received the approval of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court to acquire certain assets of Eastern Outfitters LLC, comprising the businesses of Bob’s Stores and Eastern Mountain Sports pursuant to a s.363 sale process, following the filing […]

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CVS Pharmacy introduces new store design to enhance retail customer experience

Reimagined store design, new health services, an expanded offering of health and beauty products and “better-for-you” food options rolling out Company will also remove certain chemicals from its beauty and personal care products and is developing new standards for vitamin and supplement offerings WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance elects Baxter International Chairman and CEO José E. Almeida to its board of directors

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced that José (Joe) E. Almeida, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Baxter International Inc., has been elected to its board of directors effective immediately. Almeida, who joins the board as an independent director, becomes the board’s 11th […]

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DDR Corp. reschedules its quarterly conference call and audio webcast to Tuesday, April 25, 2017

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, 2017-Apr-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — DDR Corp.  (NYSE: DDR), an owner, developer, and operator of shopping centers, announced today a revised schedule for its quarterly conference call and audio webcast, which was previously planned for Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 10 a.m. ET.  The rescheduled time is Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 4:45 […]

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CBRE celebrates successful client outcomes with “Client Advantage” advertising program

Ads Highlight Client Success Stories Los Angeles, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE has launched “Client Advantage”, a digital, social and print advertising program which celebrates successful client outcomes. The ads will be featured in outlets around the world including the Financial Times, Les Echos, GlobeSt, Real Estate Alert and The Commercial Observer. The […]

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