C-star 2017 hosted a successful three day international retail trade fair

C-star 2017 Shanghai’s International Trade Fair for Solutions and Trends All about Retail Shanghai New International Expo Centre Shanghai, China, 26 – 28 April, 2017 SHANGHAI, China, 2017-May-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — C-star – Shanghai’s International Trade Fair for Solutions and Trends All about Retail concluded its third edition in Shanghai New International Expo Center […]

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Daniel Suárez joins STANLEY’s Annual “Racing for a Miracle” campaign to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Suárez Joins Campaign to Race for $1 Million to Donate to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals through the Ace Hardware Foundation. KANSAS CITY, Kan., 2017-May-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — This weekend at Kansas Speedway, every driver will be racing for a win. But Daniel Suárez and the No. 19 STANLEY Toyota Camry team, are racing for […]

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Gap Inc. to host 1Q 2017 earnings results conference call on May 18, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-May-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) will report its first quarter 2017 earnings results by press release on May 18, 2017 at 1:15 p.m. Pacific Time. In addition, the company will host a summary of Gap Inc.’s first quarter results during a live conference call and webcast on May 18, […]

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Wegmans ’superstore’ in Canandaigua celebrates its 25th Anniversary

CANANDAIGUA, NY, 2017-May-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans ’superstore’ in Canandaigua celebrates its 25th Anniversary WHAT: 25th Anniversary of the 1992 opening of Wegmans ’superstore’ in Canandaigua. Cake, music, food tastings and more. Employees with 25 or more years of service will wear anniversary jackets and share memories with customers. WHEN: Noon to 3 p.m. […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid Corporation certified substantial compliance with Request for Additional Information

Deerfield, Ill. and Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-May-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) and Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today announced that they have certified substantial compliance with the Request for Additional Information (the “Second Request”) from the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding their merger agreement under which Walgreens […]

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Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-May-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 668,348 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from May 2, 2017 up to and including May 5, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €18.97 per share for a total consideration of €12.7 million. These repurchases were made […]

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Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give food tasting event adds food demonstrations by celebrity chefs Cat Cora and Carla Hall

Celebrity chefs to enhance the Grand Taste events with food demonstrations GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-May-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give continues to enhance its three-day food tasting event – the Grand Taste – with food demonstrations by celebrity chefs Cat Cora and Carla Hall. Both celebrity chefs have participated […]

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New BJ’s Wholesale Club partnership to bring awareness to skin cancer prevention and sun safety best practices

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., 2017-May-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Wholesale Club today announced a partnership with vendors and the Melanoma Research Alliance that will bring awareness to skin cancer prevention and sun safety best practices. BJ’s Wholesale Club and vendors have partnered to contribute $800,000 to the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA), the largest private funder of […]

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DFS and Estée Lauder launch #BeautyAllNight campaign

SINGAPORE, 2017-May-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — DFS and Estée Lauder are transforming fans into influencers with the launch of the exclusive #BeautyAllNight campaign this May. Inspired by the popularity of online beauty tutorials, DFS partnered with Estée Lauder to create the perfect #BeautyAllNight look whether you stay in or go out. From May 1 – […]

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CBRE: Favorable commercial real estate lending market conditions in Q1 2017

Borrowers Remain Cautiously Optimistic Despite Pending Interest Rate Increases and Higher Market Volatility LOS ANGELES, CA, 2017-May-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — High investor confidence, attractive equity markets and positive economic indicators have contributed to favorable commercial real estate lending market conditions in Q1 2017, according to the latest research from CBRE. While the fairly […]

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Asheville Mall to debut newly refreshed look and upgraded amenities this holiday shopping season

Asheville, NC, 2017-May-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Officials at Asheville Mall are excited to announce that the center will undergo a multi-million dollar renovation during 2017. The project is currently underway and will be completed just in time for holiday shopping this November. The renovation will include enhancements to the interior and exterior of Asheville […]

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Hy-Vee guarantees 100 percent of its sushi from responsible sources

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-May-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (May 8, 2017), Hy-Vee, Inc. announced it has successfully transitioned 100 percent of its sushi to responsible sources. The supermarket chain guarantees that all sushi prepared and sold in its 244 Midwestern stores, including Hy-Vee Market Grille restaurants, will now contain seafood that is caught in […]

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Auchan Retail launches health and well being initiative

Consumers and employees are increasingly attentive to their well-being and quality of life. It is in response to these aspirations that Auchan Retail launched this movement co-developed with our ecosystem in 14 countries. Croix Cedex, France, 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last March, Auchan Retail unveiled its vision: Auchan changes lives! But changing lives is […]

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‘Schoolcampus’ bij Albert Heijn

Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vooruitlopend op het schooljaar 2017-2018 brengen Albert Heijn en Ronald van Zetten – die met V&D Concepthouse een aantal elementen van het voormalige V&D nieuw leven inblaast – de Schoolcampus terug naar schoolgaand en studerend Nederland. Vanaf 8 mei trapt de Schoolcampus bij AH af met de agenda’s […]

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Ross Stores to release its 1Q 2017 earnings results on Thursday, May 18, 2017

Dublin, California, 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:  ROST) will announce its first quarter 2017 earnings results on Thursday, May 18, 2017. A press release will be sent out at approximately 4:00 p.m. Eastern time. The Company will also provide additional details concerning its first quarter 2017 results and business outlook on […]

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H&M, KappAhl and Lindex launch initiative to help reduce consumption of plastic bags

Gothenburg, Sweden, 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — On June 1 One Bag Habit is launched jointly by H&M, KappAhl and Lindex. The initiative wants to contribute to reduced consumption of bags and an increased awareness about plastic bags’ negative environmental impact. The three fashion chains will therefore start to charge for their plastic bags and […]

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EROSKI inaugura un nuevo supermercado franquiciado en Bilbao

El nuevo establecimiento responde al modelo comercial “contigo” que EROSKI impulsa actualmente en su red de tiendas La apertura ha supuesto la creación de seis puestos de trabajo La cooperativa colabora con más de 1.600 proveedores vascos con un volumen de compra de 600 millones de euros Bilbao, España, 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI […]

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USDA FSIS: Blount Fine Foods recalls Beef Chile Colorado frozen meals due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen

WASHINGTON, 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Blount Fine Foods, Corp., a McKinney, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 8,685 pounds of Beef Chile Colorado frozen meals due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products are mislabeled as Beef Chile Colorado, but the […]

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Maple Leaf Foods, Inc. recalls Ready-to-Eat fully-cooked quiche products

WASHINGTON, 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Maple Leaf Foods, Inc., headquartered in Ontario, Canada, is recalling approximately 24,768 pounds of Ready-to-Eat (RTE) fully-cooked quiche products that were not presented for re-inspection upon entry to the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Without the benefit of full […]

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Al Meera recognized for its efforts and achievements in supporting Qatar’s economy by Forbes Middle East

DOHA, Qatar, 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forbes Middle East, in partnership with the Minsitry of Economy and Commerce, recognized Qatar’s top 40 listed companies in a ceremony titled ‘Celebrating Qatar’s Success’, held recently at St. Regis Doha. During the ceremony, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C), received an accodlade from Forbes Middle East in […]

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NCR recognized as a Major Player in The IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Retail Omni-Channel Commerce Platform 2017 Vendor Assessment

Duluth, Ga., 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retailing today is not for the faint of heart. Hypercompetitive pricing pressure, inventory management challenges, experience-driven consumers and digital competitors have created a perfect storm for disruption. In order to adapt, forward-looking retailers are embarking on transformational journeys to deliver truly differentiated shopping experiences. One vital solution that […]

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NCR to participate in STEM-themed field day event at Michael R. Hollis Innovation Academy

Students will build a field goal and a virtual hamburger DULUTH, Ga., 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today announced a volunteer partnership with hometown customer, the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons, and future neighbor, Georgia Tech. Together the organizations will participate in a STEM-themed […]

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Retail decoration: Spanish firm Panespol launches new ideas LAB to meet creatives’ wild designs

Alicante, Spain, 2017-May-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Spanish design surfaces company Panespol® has launched a new bespoke service for architects and designers who need made-to-measure 3D objects for retail decoration. Claiming to provide any shapes, materials, and reasonable sizes, as well as special effects, tricks, and delivery to sharp deadlines, the Panespol® LAB […]

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Bags & travel retailer Duifhuizen goes cross-border

OUD-BEIJERLAND (THE NETHERLANDS), 2017-May-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Duifhuizen, specialist retailer of bags & travel items, has made its range more accessible to international customers. Apart from its 26 brick-and-mortar shops in The Netherlands and its two online shops, duifhuizen.nl and duifhuizen.be, the retailer has now also gone live with an English online shop: www.duifhuizen.com. […]

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Product launch: Clara the World’s only smart bracelet made with Swarovski crystals

North Vancouver, BC, CANADA, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Special price Crystal Aurora AB 10 limited offer by May 10   The latest smart watches packed with sensors are great for gadget freaks … but what about the rest of us? A local inventor realized the starting point was to design appealing jewelry and then […]

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The Fondation Louis Vuitton puts the spotlight on African arts with “Art/Afrique, le Nouvel Atelier” exhibition

The Fondation Louis Vuitton is presenting the exhibition “Art/Afrique, le Nouvel Atelier” from April 26 to August 28, 2017. The three-part exhibition spotlights lesser known elements of the thriving African arts scene with a series of fresh perspectives on artistic creativity and artists through an extensive choice of works. PARIS, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

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ALDI commits to more than $4 Million in kids’ health and wellness programs

Grocer to Invest More Than $4 Million in Kids’ Health and Wellness Programs in Next Two Years Batavia, Ill., 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week, ALDI, one of America’s favorite grocers*, joins thousands across the country celebrating Every Kid Healthy Week by supporting kids and families who live active, healthy lives. By funding […]

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CO-OP® GOLD and CO-OP GOLD PURE® items among the finalists in the Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards

Saskatoon, SK, CANADA, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Federated Co-operatives Limited is returning to the Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards with sweet eats and food that you can feel good about. Five CO-OP® GOLD and CO-OP GOLD PURE® items are among the finalists in this year’s awards, which celebrate innovative grocery products. Co-op Gold […]

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NACS comments on the Financial Choice Act which would repeal debit swipe fee reform

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lyle Beckwith, Senior Vice President of Government Relations of the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), today issued the following statement on the House Financial Services Committee hearing on the Financial Choice Act which would repeal debit swipe fee reform: “NACS strongly opposes the Financial Choice Act […]

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Conexxus inducted two convenience and fuel retailing industry pioneers into the Conexxus Hall of Fame

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Conexxus is pleased to announced that two convenience and fuel retailing industry pioneers are being inducted into the Conexxus Hall of Fame this week at the Conexxus Annual Meeting: Sharon Scace of WEX Inc. and David Ezell of Verifone Inc. “Sharon and David exemplify the dedication and […]

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