Lowe’s to sell $1.50 billion of 3.100% Notes due 2027 and $1.50 billion of 4.050% Notes due 2047

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today it has agreed to sell $1.50 billion of 3.100% Notes due 2027 and $1.50 billion of 4.050% Notes due 2047 (collectively, the “Notes”). Estimated net proceeds from this offering will be approximately $2.96 billion, after deducting offering expenses and underwriters’ discounts. […]

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A. O. Smith Signature Series water heaters now available exclusively at Lowe’s stores and online

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s announced today the introduction of A. O. Smith Signature Series water heaters now available exclusively at Lowe’s stores nationwide and online at Lowes.com. The Signature Series line of water heaters manufactured by A. O. Smith, the leading brand in the residential water heating market, will consist of […]

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Michaels and Pinterest launch Make It Kits to help anyone become a more experienced crafter

Unveil First “Make It Kit” Collaboration, Available For a Limited Time Starting April 20th IRVING, Texas, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Michaels and Pinterest today announced a partnership to launch Make It Kits, a unique kit which includes all the necessary supplies to help anyone, from a beginner to a more experienced crafter, make one […]

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Albertsons Companies appoints Wayne Denningham to the new role of President and COO

BOISE, Idaho, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies today announced Wayne Denningham, EVP & Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed to the new role of President and Chief Operating Officer for Albertsons Companies. Bob Miller remains Chairman and CEO, a role he has held since April 2015. Denningham will continue to lead store operations […]

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CVS Pharmacy removes parabens, phthalates and the most prevalent formaldehyde donors across beauty and personal care products

Parabens, phthalates and the most prevalent formaldehyde donors will be removed from extensive line of store brand beauty and personal care products Company also publishes full list of restricted chemicals WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (April 19, 2017) CVS Pharmacy (NYSE:CVS), America’s leading retail pharmacy, took a major step forward in advancing […]

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BRC launches The Tariff Roadmap for the Next Government as part of its A Fair Brexit for Consumers project

LONDON, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ —As part of our A Fair Brexit For Consumers project, we have launched The Tariff Roadmap For The Next Government. The report focusses on the tariff aspects of Brexit, illustrating Britain’s current import trade relationships with data and facts to highlight the risks and opportunities presented by the journey ahead. […]

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Retail Pro Link earns certification with the SAP Business One® application

FOLSOM, CA, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retail Pro International today announced that its Retail Pro Link has achieved certification with the SAP Business One® application. The SAP Integration and Certification Center has certified that the Retail Pro Link 1.0 has been proven to integrate with SAP Business One, providing mid-size specialty retailers automated interchange […]

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Lindex sustainability report for 2016 released

Göteborg, Sweden, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (April 19, 2017) Lindex sustainability report for 2016 is released. The fashion company shows progress within several areas as a result of a dedicated sustainability work with partnership, innovation and transparency in the centre. Sustainability is essential in our business at Lindex. I am very proud of […]

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Subway® launches sandwich ordering bot for Facebook

Guests can order with bot for Messenger to more than 26,500 restaurants in the U.S San Jose, CA & Milford, CT, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Subway® restaurants launched a bot for Facebook Messenger today that allows guests to order sandwiches and salads from more than 26,500 Subway® restaurants in the U.S. The first-of-its-kind sandwich […]

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wagamama abre su primer restaurante en España

MADRID, Spain, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mañana abrirá en Madrid el primer restaurante wagamama de España, ubicado en el número 41 de la céntrica calle Serrano, en plena milla de oro del barrio de Salamanca. Especializado en cocina pan-asiática, wagamama se caracteriza por su gran variedad de platos nutritivos y hechos al momento, principalmente […]

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Office Depot to sell its business in Australia and New Zealand to Platinum Equity

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its business in Australia and New Zealand to Platinum Equity. Office Depot had previously disclosed its intention to sell substantially all of its international businesses under a process that began in 2016. […]

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Zalando SE grew revenues in the 1Q 2017 by 22.0-24.0% to EUR 971-987 million

Revenues at EUR 971-987 million (22.0-24.0% growth) Adjusted EBIT of EUR 10-30 million (1.0-3.0% margin) Full-year guidance confirmed BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zalando SE, Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, grew revenues in the first quarter of 2017 by 22.0-24.0% to EUR 971-987 million (Q1 2016: EUR 796.1 million), according to preliminary […]

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SPAR UK expands its own label wine offering with two new Proseccos

SPAR UK is increasing its own label wine offering with the launch of two new Proseccos. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Brand wine continues to go from strength to strength and the new lines, sourced from an award winning producer in the Veneto region of Italy, show its commitment to giving […]

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Signet Jewelers appoints former federal Judge Barbara S. Jones to conduct review of its workplace policies and practices

HAMILTON, Bermuda, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Signet Jewelers Limited (“Signet”) (NYSE:SIG), the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry, announced today that its new Board Committee focused on Respect in the Workplace has appointed former federal Judge Barbara S. Jones, a partner at Bracewell LLP, to conduct a thorough review of the company’s policies and […]

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Kohl’s released its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) released its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, outlining the strides the company has made to fulfill its purpose to inspire and empower families to lead fulfilled lives. Through continued action that positively impacts the community, its more than 140,000 associates and the […]

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Carrefour rolls-out its bioNGV service stations

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Apr-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour has just kicked off roll-out of its bioNGV service stations – so it can expand its fleet of vehicles running on biomethane Its aim before the end of 2017 is to have 9 service stations so that 200 lorries can make clean, silent deliveries to 250 urban […]

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Amazon help parents and kids connect with new feature for its Amazon FreeTime service

Discussion Cards let parents share in their kids’ digital experience through short summaries of the books, videos, educational apps and games their kids are using in Amazon FreeTime, and connect with their kids through suggested questions and family activities designed to encourage dinner table conversation Parent Dashboard helps parents discover and learn about the books, […]

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AmRest to open its first KFC restaurant in Austria before the end of 2017

Wroclaw, Poland, 2017-Apr-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — AmRest Holdings SE („AmRest”, “the Company”) (WSE: EAT), the largest publicly listed restaurant operator in Central Europe, announces plans to enter Austrian market with KFC brand. The Company plans to open the first restaurant before the end of 2017. Entry into the new market is a continuation […]

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BJ’s Restaurants opens at Glenbrook Square Mall in Fort Wayne, Indiana

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Apr-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today announced the opening of its restaurant in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, April 10, 2017, on an out parcel of the Glenbrook Square Mall at 245 West Coliseum Boulevard.  The restaurant is approximately 7,500 square feet, […]

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Smart & Final Stores to release 1Q 2017 financial results on Wednesday, May 3, 2017

COMMERCE, Calif., 2017-Apr-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SFS), the value-oriented food and everyday staples retailer, today announced that it will report its financial results for the first quarter ended March 26, 2017, on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, after the close of market. David Hirz, President and Chief Executive Officer, […]

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Smart & Final announces the appointment of Derek Jones as president, Cash & Carry Smart Foodservice division

COMMERCE, Calif., 2017-Apr-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Smart & Final, the neighborhood warehouse grocery store for households and businesses, announced today that Derek Jones will be the new president of its Cash & Carry Smart Foodservice division. With 60 wholesale stores in six western states, Cash & Carry caters to the foodservice industry as a one-stop shop […]

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Raley’s opens new store at Fair Oaks Boulevard & Howe Avenue in Sacramento

Paving the way to a healthier community through fresh food, customized amenities, and environmentally responsible practices Fair Oaks, CA, 2017-Apr-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Raley’s furthers its vision of health and wellness with the grand opening of a new, state-of-the-art store at Fair Oaks Boulevard & Howe Avenue in Sacramento. Located in the established Campus […]

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Dirty Hippy Swag officially launches their fashion line on April 20, 2017!

Oakland, CA, 2017-Apr-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dirty Hippy Swag announces the official launch date for their fashion line: April 20, 2017! Dirty Hippy Swag is an e-commerce startup, exclusively located online at www.dirtyhippyswag.com. With an ever-expanding collection, Dirty Hippy Swag specializes in comfortable street style apparel, as well as laser-cut designed and hand-beaded jewelry. […]

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SPAR Slovenia expands range of organic and vegan products

SLOVENIA, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Consumers expect to find an increasing range of organic and vegan products on the shelves of their local supermarket instead of having to go to a specialist store. SPAR Slovenia meets this expectation, regularly introducing new products and ranges, with the latest being two new vegan product lines ‘Veganz’ […]

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Overstock.com urges Colorado legislators to pass an anti-tattletale tax bill

Company urges legislators to avoid backlash over privacy concerns SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) publicly urged Colorado legislators to pass an anti-tattletale tax bill to avoid a public outcry if online retailers are forced to report Colorado citizens’ private online transactions to the state. “When Colorado’s legislature passed […]

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Amazon announces season two of the Emmy-nominated All or Nothing via the Amazon Prime Video

Yesterday season one was nominated for an Emmy in the Outstanding Serialized Sports Documentary category To relive the drama of season one with the Arizona Cardinals, customers can now watch 28 exclusive behind-the-scenes clips via the X-Ray feature SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has greenlit season two of the Emmy-nominated […]

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Carrefour Market earns AFNOR Diversity Label for its commitment to diversity and equal opportunities

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Market has been committed to diversity and equal opportunities for more than 10 years now, and was awarded the AFNOR Diversity Label on 27 March in recognition of its commitments and its concrete initiatives to promote diversity and gender equality and tackle all forms of discrimination. Diversity and […]

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Carrefour opened its 27th Easy Carrefour Store in Shanghai, China

CHINA, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — On March 23rd 2017, Carrefour successfully opened its 27th Easy Carrefour Store in Shanghai, China. Sitting on Long Dong Avenue, the newly-opened Easy store covers an area of approximately 332 square meters with over 4,000 items. The first convenience store under Easy banner opened its door in 2004, and […]

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English asparagus now on sale at Tesco stores

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — One of the UK’s most eagerly-awaited annual vegetables, English asparagus, will go on sale more than three weeks earlier than usual at Tesco stores across the UK today (Thursday March 30). The high quality Jubilee variety has been exclusively grown for the supermarket in Suffolk. […]

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Starbucks brings back Colombia Nariño Supremo coffee for a limited time

SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — After an 8-year hiatus, Starbucks is once again offering Colombia Nariño Supremo coffee in participating Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada, and online for a limited time. This coffee shares a long history with the company: It first debuted in Starbucks® stores as a single-origin coffee in 1990. […]

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