BLINGBY ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH BRITISH POP DUO OMYO

BLINGBY TURNS BAND’S MUSIC VIDEOS INTO UNIQUE SHOPPING EXPERIENCES; OMYO THE FIRST BAND TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ‘BLINGBY LIVE’ NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Blingby has today announced a cutting-edge partnership with emerging British pop act OMYO, which sees its patented advertising technology turn the band’s music videos, concerts and more into […]

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The Prada Group to host “Shaping a Creative Future” conference focusing on interplay between sustainability and innovation

MILAN, Italy, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Prada Group will launch “Shaping a Creative Future” on Monday 20th  nd Tuesday 21st March in Milan, a conference in partnership with Yale School of Management and Politecnico di Milano School of Management. The event will focus on the interplay between sustainability and innovation, and feature a series of […]

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Rakuten and AirMap teams up to provide Unmanned Traffic Management solutions to drone operators and airspace managers in Japan

Rakuten AirMap, Inc. will open the skies for Japan’s growing drone ecosystem Tokyo, Japan, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc., a leader in internet services and global innovation headquartered in Japan, and AirMap, the world’s leading airspace management platform for drones, today announced the launch of a joint venture, Rakuten AirMap, Inc. The […]

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James Avery announces the opening of its new store at Tomball Marketplace in Tomball, Texas

Enter drawing for a chance to win a James Avery Gift Card KERRVILLE, TEXAS, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — James Avery, a Texas based family-owned jewelry retailer, announces the opening of its new store today in Tomball, Texas at Tomball Marketplace. To celebrate the grand opening, visitors may enter a drawing for a chance to […]

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QATAR: Al Meera opens its third branch in Al Wakra

DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of the Company’s ambitious expansion strategy being implemented to reach customers across all regions of the country, along with providing its exceptional services to various segments of society, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) has opened its new branch in Al Wakra (East), making it the […]

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USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service shares food safety tips for winter storm impacted northeast states

WASHINGTON, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — As a winter storm impacts northeast states, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service shares food safety tips to keep in mind when preparing for a weather emergency. During Snow and Ice Storms: During a snowstorm, do not place perishable food out in the snow. Outside temperatures can vary and food can […]

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Lindex launches Spring 2017 Collection

Göteborg, Sweden, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lindex meets spring with an urban collection of new colour combinations, exciting prints and clean feminine details – in a campaign shot on the vibrant streets of Cape Town, South Africa. ”This spring it’s time to update the wardrobe with comfortable sets, crisp woven tops and a lot […]

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ITALY: DESPAR Maiora announces winners of its three-month-long online competition, Click and Win

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Italy Partner, DESPAR Maiora, has revealed the winners of its three-month-long online competition, Click and Win. The fun and innovative campaign was run by SPAR in Southern and Central Italy. The competition was hosted on DESPAR Maiora’s Facebook page and customers could play once a day […]

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SPAR fundraising initiative raised more than €18,000 for Children’s Cancer Aid Switzerland

For 15 years, SPAR has been a reliable partner of Children’s Cancer Aid Switzerland, providing support to affected families through fundraising campaigns. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Every year “Gleam of Hope” shopping bags go on sale instore for a limited period of time as a way of raising money for the […]

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Kroger EVP and CFO Mike Schlotman to address investors at the TAG’s 9th Annual Spring Consumer Conference

CINCINNATI, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that Mike Schlotman, Kroger’s executive vice president and CFO, will address investors at the TAG’s 9th Annual Spring Consumer Conference on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 10:55 a.m. (ET). The presentation will be broadcast online at ir.kroger.com.  Click on “Events, Presentations & […]

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Carrefour Belgium launches Android Pay

BELGIUM, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Belgium is proud to be the first major retailer in the country to take payments by smartphone[1] using the Android Pay app that Google launched in Belgium on 7 March. Android Pay can now be used in nearly 600 Carrefour stores (45 Carrefour hypermarkets, most Market stores, Easy […]

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Starbucks Coffee Company to develop a visitor center on its wholly owned coffee farm, Hacienda Alsacia

Slated to open in 2018, the immersive coffee farm and café experience will complement the company’s new premium retail spaces by providing customers opportunity to learn about coffee at origin Investment in Coffee Farming Research and Development Center will showcase impact of Starbucks $100 Million in Ethical Sourcing Commitments SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

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Starbucks named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies according to the Ethisphere Institute

SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the 11th consecutive year, Starbucks has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies according to the Ethisphere Institute. Companies are evaluated in several categories: Reputation, Leadership and Innovation; Ethics and Compliance Program; Governance; Corporate Citizenship and Responsibility; Culture of Ethics. Only 124 companies were chosen from […]

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Tesco launches online ‘food waste hotline’ to help suppliers and growers identify food waste hotspots

CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has launched an innovative, online ‘food waste hotline’, to help make it easier for suppliers and growers to pinpoint ongoing food waste hotspots, and work with the retailer in tackling them. The ‘hotline’ is accessible to all Tesco suppliers via the retailer’s online Supplier Network, a resource […]

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TAG Heuer unveils the second generation of its connected watch, the TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45

Designed, developed and assembled in Switzerland at the TAG Heuer watch manufacture in Chaux-de-Fonds, the Connected Modular 45 is the first luxury connected watch to bear the prestigious “Swiss Made” label. Developed in collaboration with Intel and Google, the watch features an impressive array of features and infinite customization options.  PARIS, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail […]

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Fondation Louis Vuitton announces record-breaking attendance figures for “Icons of Modern Art – the Shchukin Collection”

Fondation Louis Vuitton reveals record-breaking visitor numbers for its modern art exhibition : over 1.2 million visitors for “Icons of Modern Art – the Shchukin Collection” (22 October 2016 to 5 March 2017), hailed as most successful art show in France for 50 years. PARIS, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris […]

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Grupo EROSKI y Grupo DIA refuerzan su alianza abriendo nuevos ejes de colaboración

ELORRIO (BIZKAIA), España, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Grupo EROSKI y Grupo DIA han firmado un acuerdo de intenciones para la implementación de un nuevo proyecto focalizado en el desarrollo de sus productos de marca propia para maximizar la relación calidad-precio ofrecida al consumidor. El acuerdo consiste en una nueva colaboración entre ambas compañías […]

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EROSKI extiende a Álava el servicio ‘click & drive’ de recogida de los pedidos online con el coche

El servicio gratuito que ofrece en el hipermercado EROSKI Boulevard ha supuesto una inversión de 40.000 € y la creación de dos puestos de trabajo Click & Drive combina la facilidad de la compra online con la recogida del pedido sin salir del coche en el aparcamiento del hipermercado tan solo cuatro horas después de […]

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H&M recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the world’s most ethical companies

H&M has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the world’s most ethical companies for the seventh year in a row. Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s a great honour for H&M to be named one of the world’s most ethical companies. Our commitment to be ethical throughout our operations […]

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Marks & Spencer teams up with Ruby Wax to launch Frazzled Cafe in M&S stores

The number one bestselling author, comedian and leading mental health campaigner announces tie-up at London Book Fair LONDON, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer has joined forces with number one bestselling author, comedian and leading mental health awareness campaigner Ruby Wax to launch Frazzled Cafe in M&S stores. Announced today at London […]

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CVS Health launches second year of its five year commitment to help deliver the nation’s first tobacco-free generation

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today announced it will fund $10 million in new and expanded partnerships and programs to launch the second year of Be The First, the company’s five year, $50 million commitment to help deliver the nation’s first tobacco-free generation. […]

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United Kingdom: Asda drops price of fuel by up to 2ppl at all its filling stations

LEEDS, UK, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Drivers will only pay 114.7 ppl on unleaded and 116.7 ppl on diesel at any of the 301 Asda Fuel Stations Asda cuts up to 2ppl off fuel at its 301 filling stations across the country, meaning you will only pay 114.7ppl on unleaded and 116.7ppl on […]

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Asda announces hourly pay increase as part of new contract offer to store colleagues in Great Britain

Asda to offer its colleagues a base rate of £8.50 p/h – £1p/h over the Government’s incoming National Living Wage. New contract offer benefits customers by including greater levels of flexibility to put the right colleagues in the right place at the right time. 95% of Asda colleagues estimated to be better off under the […]

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National Retail Federation and Object Management Group announces new partnership

WASHINGTON, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation and international technology standards consortium Object Management Group today announced that they have formed a new partnership to manage a portion of the functions previously performed by NRF’s Association for Retail Technology Standards division. “This arrangement will allow NRF to focus on ARTS’ core mission […]

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RILA launches Tech Center for Innovation with Accenture

Arlington , VA, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and Accenture (ACN: NYSE), today announced the launch of RILA’s (R)Tech Center for Innovation. The new initiative will explore the impact that technologies like artificial intelligence and virtual reality will have on the retail industry and help retailers create innovative […]

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NACS: Consumer optimism is at an all-time high Despite rising gasoline prices

​ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Despite rising gasoline prices, three in five (61%) gasoline consumers report feeling optimistic about the state of the economy, according to the latest National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Consumer Fuels survey. Consumer optimism is at an all-time high across the four-plus years the national survey has […]

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with Green O’riginal Glazed Doughnut on Friday, March 17

Name change is first in brand’s history; green doughnut will be available March 17 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — An apostrophe has never been so fun. And a doughnut has never been so green. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in unprecedented fashion by changing the name of its most iconic […]

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts launches first-ever digital shop and real-life Power Rangers doughnuts to promote Saban’s Power Rangers movie

Digital shop experience in City of Angel Grove gives consumers first taste of movie WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Krispy Kreme Doughnuts announced today that it has teamed up with Lionsgate to promote the release of Saban’s Power Rangers movie starring Elizabeth Banks as arch-villain Rita Repulsa, along with new Power Rangers played […]

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SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: AHOLD DELHAIZE REPURCHASED 1,112,266 OF AHOLD DELHAIZE COMMON SHARES FROM MARCH 6, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING MARCH 10, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,112,266 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from March 6, 2017 up to and including March 10, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €20.35 per share for a total consideration of € 22.6 million. These repurchases were […]

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Ahold Delhaize subsidiaries reach agreements to divest five stores and one project in Belgium

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize today announced its Belgian subsidiaries have reached agreements to divest five stores and one project in Belgium. The divestments are made to comply with the conditions the Belgian Competition Authority (BCA) attached to its approval of the merger of Ahold and Delhaize Group in 2016. […]

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