Walgreens Boots Alliance’s regular quarterly dividend up by 4.2 percent over the year-ago period

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 37.5 cents per share, an increase of 4.2 percent over the year-ago period. The dividend is payable 12 June 2017 to stockholders of record on 18 May 2017. […]

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Kesko and Yamaha deal gets approval from The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (FCCA)

The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority has approved the transaction between Kesko and Yamaha The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (FCCA) has approved the transaction in which Konekesko Ltd, a Kesko Corporation subsidiary, sells its Yamarin boat business to Inhan Tehtaat Oy Ab, a subsidiary owned by Yamaha Motor Europe N.V. At the same time, […]

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Marks & Spencer updates on its five-year programme to improve its UK store estate

36 new stores to open in next six months Over 1,400 new jobs created Proposal to close six stores All colleagues in affected stores guaranteed redeployment in near-by stores LONDON, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) today updates on its five-year programme to improve its UK store estate to better meet the […]

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H&M joins Textile Exchange’s global initiative to develop joint solutions and global standard and certification for responsible leather

All our leather products should be produced in a socially and environmentally sustainable way, and with consideration to animal welfare. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a recent report, PETA raises important issues about leather. We agree with PETA that there are several challenges within the leather industry, which is why we […]

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Drive-in restaurants chain Sonic Corp. to pay $0.14 quarterly cash dividend

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share of common stock to be paid to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 10, 2017, with a payment date […]

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IKEA US stores, Goodwill Industries International to host their first national furniture take back activity on Earth Day

IKEA US leads the way in helping customers understand how to live a sustainable life at home Conshohocken, PA, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA US announced today that on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22nd from 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., as part of the ‘IKEA Sustainable Living Your Way Event’, IKEA US stores* (41 […]

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Macerich Company to pay $.71 dividend per share of common stock

SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of the Macerich Company (NYSE: MAC) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.71 per share of common stock.  The dividend is payable on June 2, 2017 to stockholders of record at the close of business on May 5, 2017. Macerich, an S&P 500 company, […]

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NACS Study: Seven in 10 American drivers say that they use the trash can at the fueling island

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — If you’re like most Americans, you probably empty the trash in your car every time you fill up your gas tank at your local convenience store. Seven in 10 American drivers (70%) say that they use the trash can at the fueling island to dispose of their […]

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Southeastern Grocers launches private label-Fisherman’s Wharf canned albacore tuna to mark its IPNLF membership

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Southeastern Grocers LLC, parent company of BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, has become the first North American retail member of the International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF), the non-profit association that is committed to supporting small-scale fisheries that pursue high quality, responsible and ethical […]

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Whole Foods Market’s 365 Everyday Value® canned tuna earned green ranking in 2017 Greenpeace Canned Tuna Shopping Guide

Retailer recognized for strict purchasing policies, transparency and commitment to one-by-one catch methods AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the 2017 Greenpeace Canned Tuna Shopping Guide, Whole Foods Market’s 365 Everyday Value® canned tuna earned a green ranking, identified as a best choice for consumers. Whole Foods Market is the only retailer whose […]

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CSP Magazine ranked BJ’s Wholesale Club in the top five leading low-price fuel retailers in the U.S.

In its nationwide Fuels 50 study, CSP Magazine ranked BJ’s Wholesale Club in the top five retailers on its Top 10 Low-Price Leaders list for the U.S. for 2016 WESTBOROUGH, Mass., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Wholesale Club continues to be recognized for its low gas prices, with the latest honor from CSP Magazine […]

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Martha Stewart’s Cooking School returns to PBS stations nationwide beginning April 22, 2017

Beginning April 22nd, Martha spotlights Arabian Gulf cuisine and adds her own twist to traditional recipes NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The fifth season of Martha Stewart’s two-time James Beard Award winning show Martha Stewart’s Cooking School will return to PBS stations nationwide beginning April 22, 2017 (check local listings). The program […]

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BESTSELLER FOUNDATION partners with Honey Care Africa

BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — There is money in honey – as well as jobs, nutrition and a better health. BESTSELLER FOUNDATION has partnered with Honey Care Africa who works across East Africa to realise the profits – for bee-keepers as well as consumers. African honey appeals to markets locally and regionally and […]

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Top awards for SM Investments Corporation at the 9th Annual Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit & Awards held in Malaysia

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments Corporation (SM) won two top awards at the 9th Annual Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit & Awards held in Malaysia on March 30 to 31. SM was the only Philippine company that bagged two platinum awards for the categories Best Corporate Communications & […]

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DICK’S Sporting Goods launches its own line of technology-rich compression apparel brand

Building off the success of brands such as CALIA by Carrie Underwood, Field & Steam and Walter Hagen, DICK’S continues to expand its private brand offering   PITTSBURGH, PA, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods announced today the launch of Second Skin, a complete line of technology-rich compression apparel developed by DICK’S […]

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Co-op Funeralcare: 42%of UK adults surveyed had no idea what a eulogy is

Over two fifths (42%) of people don’t know what a eulogy is Four fifths (81%) of those surveyed have never told a loved one what reading they would like at their funeral MACHESTER, England, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the nation celebrates the life of Shakespeare on what would have been his 453rd birthday […]

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Special savings at commissaries throughout May for Military Appreciation Month

Memorial Day, Mother’s Day, case lot sales, Cinco de Mayo take center stage for commissary savings in May FORT LEE, Va., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whether it’s for case lot sales, Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day or more, commissaries will be offering special savings throughout May for Military Appreciation Month. “We want […]

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Russian food retailer O’KEY opens new supermarket in Sestroretsk (St Petersburg)

O’KEY Group S.A. (LSE: OKEY), one of the largest food retailers in Russia, announces the opening of a new supermarket in Sestroretsk, the Group’s 110th store and 42nd store in St Petersburg MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The 1,300 m2 supermarket is located in Kurortny region of St Petersburg (Sestroretsk, Primorskaya road, 268 […]

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Restaurant Brands International Inc. to release 1Q 2017 financial results on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

OAKVILLE, ON, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Restaurant Brands International Inc. (TSX/NYSE: QSR, TSX: QSP) will release its first quarter 2017 financial results on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 and will host an investor conference call that morning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The earnings call will be webcast on the company’s investor relations website […]

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Russia: Lenta 1Q2017: total sales grew 17.2%

St-Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta Ltd, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA / “Lenta” or the “Company”) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the Company’s consolidated sales and operating results for the first quarter ended 31 March 2017. To download the full press release, please click here 1Q 2017 Operating […]

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GameStop: Office Space: Idle Profits mobile game launches free on iOS and Android

New mobile game now available free on iOS and Android SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — FoxNext Games and Kongregate, a leading publisher of mobile, PC, and web games, today launched Office Space: Idle Profits for free on iOS & Android devices to save you from suffering through another “case of the Mondays.” Ultrabit, a Kongregate subsidiary […]

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Rakuten launches comprehensive English learning service

Offering foreign language learning software Lingvist and English learning app, Maname to users in Japan TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. announced the official launch of “Rakuten Super English,” a comprehensive English learning service utilizing technology to provide a practical English learning and a new style of studying. The launch of […]

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Diebold Nixdorf to release 2017 Q1 financial results on Thursday, May 4

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD) will release 2017 first quarter financial results Thursday, May 4 before trading begins on the New York Stock Exchange.  Andy W. Mattes, president and chief executive officer, and Christopher A. Chapman, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the results during […]

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NCR 1Q2017: We are off to a strong start in 2017 with results that exceeded expectations

DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) reported financial results today for the three months ended March 31, 2017. First quarter highlights include: Revenue of $1.48 billion, up 2% as reported and up 9% excluding FX and the IPS divestiture Software revenue up 8%, software license growth of 29% and cloud growth […]

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USDA’s FSIS: Brownie mix dessert included in the breaded chicken nugget meal trays by Conagra Brands may be contaminated

WASHINGTON, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is alerting consumers that the brownie mix dessert included in the breaded chicken nugget meal trays produced by Conagra Brands, Inc., a Marshall, Mo. establishment, may be contaminated with Salmonella. FSIS is issuing this alert, which affects 110,817 […]

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Request Foods, Inc. recalls burrito products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Request Foods, Inc., a Holland, Mich. establishment, is recalling approximately 30,537 pounds of burrito products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products are mislabeled as a chicken with cheese and bean burrito but contain an […]

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Iso Omena shopping centre in Helsinki completes its extension and (re)development project

HELSINKI, Finland, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The second phase of the extension and (re)development project of Iso Omena shopping centre located in Matinkylä, Helsinki area is now complete and the expanded shopping centre opened today, 20 April. Iso Omena is currently almost fully leased, with an occupancy rate of 98%. Iso Omena has over […]

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SPAR Netherlands renovates stores throughout the country to reflect new design style

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Netherlands enjoyed a very successful year in 2016, with the company achieving good sales results. This year, working jointly with SPAR independent retailers and suppliers, SPAR Netherlands is rolling out a number of initiatives aimed at building an even stronger brand. Stores throughout the country are being […]

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The Home Depot® announces new consumer energy and GHG reduction goals for 2020

ATLANTA, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — In its effort to help reduce energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across the more than 2,000 communities where it operates, The Home Depot® has announced new consumer energy and GHG reduction goals for 2020. Anchored by the use of ENERGY STAR certified products, the consumer-driven goals […]

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100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ to host Dallas Opportunity Fair on May 19 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

With youth unemployment in Dallas one of the highest in the nation, the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ will host an unprecedented day-long jobs and resource fair in Dallas, kicking off a long-term effort to hire and engage young people facing barriers to education and employment More than 1,700 guaranteed job interviews and local opportunities available with […]

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