Fashion Transparency Index: H&M ranked number three out of 100 companies in the list

Fashion Revolution has, together with Ethical Consumer, published their latest Fashion Transparency Index, evaluating supply chain transparency and working conditions in textile factories. We are very happy to be ranked number three out of 100 companies in the list. Fashion Revolution Week creates awareness on some of the most important issues in the textile industry, […]

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H&M unveils collection with platinum-selling recording artist Zara Larsson

H&M unveils collection with platinum-selling recording artist Zara Larsson   H&M is thrilled to reveal its fashion collaboration with platinum-selling recording artist Zara Larsson. The capsule collection – inspired by the Swedish pop sensation’s style – features strong graphics and edgy streetwear pieces, and will be available globally in selected stores, as well as online, […]

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Center for Retail Compliance, National Association for Environmental Management partner over NAEM’s 2017 Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS) Management Forum

Arlington , VA, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Center for Retail Compliance (CRC) announced today ( 4/24/2017) a new partnership with the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) to ensure that a strong thread of retail-specific content will be on the agenda for NAEM’s 2017 Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS) Management Forum. The Forum […]

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Darden Restaurants to acquire Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen for $780 million in an all-cash transaction

ORLANDO, Fla., 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) today (April 24, 2017) 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 […]

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Soylent, Los Angeles, CA voluntarily recalls 890 boxes of Soylent 1.8 Powder

Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Soylent, Los Angeles, CA is voluntarily recalling 890 boxes of Soylent 1.8 Powder, because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. It has recently come […]

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Dog Food by Party Animal Recalled

Texas, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The safety of pets is and always will be our first priority. We sincerely regret the reports of the discomfort experienced by the pet who consumed this food. As pet parents ourselves, we take this matter seriously. On April 13, a retailer in Texas notified us that their customer had […]

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SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: AHOLD DELHAIZE REPURCHASED 1,417,514 OF AHOLD DELHAIZE COMMON SHARES FROM APRIL 18, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING APRIL 21, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,417,514 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from April 18, 2017 up to and including April 21, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €18.74 per share for a total consideration of € 26.6 million. These repurchases were […]

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JCPenney, SEPHORA add 70 new SEPHORA inside JCPenney locations and 32 expansions

JCPenney, SEPHORA add 70 new SEPHORA inside JCPenney locations and 32 expansions   SEPHORA inside JCPenney Stores Offer Same-Day Pick Up of Online Orders Growth Spurs Expanded Assortment Online and the Hiring of Over 800 Beauty Consultants PLANO, Texas, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] and SEPHORA are making beauty accessible to […]

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Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group and DFS Group to open boutique at T Galleria by DFS, Hawaii

Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group and DFS Group to open boutique at T Galleria by DFS, Hawaii   MACAU, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, (“Chow Tai Fook”), a distinguished jeweller with more than 2,300 POS worldwide, and DFS Group (“DFS”), the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, signed an […]

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Weingarten Realty 1Q 2017: Rental rates on new leases and renewals up 9.5%

HOUSTON, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weingarten Realty (NYSE: WRI) announced today (4/24/2017) the results of its operations for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. The supplemental financial package with additional information can be found on the Company’s website under the Investor Relations tab. First Quarter Operating and Financial Highlights Net income attributable to common […]

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Australian Retailers Association: Retailers conducting business in Australia should pay their tax just like Australian retailers currently do

Wellington Parade, East Melbourne, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) strongly supports the Government in closing the Low Value Threshold (LVT) loophole for the purchase of offshore tangible goods under $1000. Russell Zimmerman, Executive Director of the ARA said they have been working with the Federal and State Governments to reduce […]

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Parks Motor Company signs five-year lease with LCP for new dealership in Bromborough

London, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — An established car salesman in Wirral is going it alone and is opening a new dealership in the town. Parks Motor Company has been launched by John Parks in Wrynose Road, Old Hall Industrial Estate, Bromborough, after he agreed a five-year lease with commercial property investment company LCP, which […]

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Sustainability: Yum! Brands one of the top public companies on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

Louisville, KY, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum! Brands has been named one of the top public companies on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens List by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for its ongoing commitment to sustainability. “We are honored to be recognized by Corporate Responsibility Magazine as one of the year’s top socially and environmentally responsible companies,” […]

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USDA’s FSIS: Chicken soup products of Campbell Soup Company recalled due to misbranding

USDA’s FSIS: Chicken soup products of Campbell Soup Company recalled due to misbranding   WASHINGTON, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Campbell Soup Company, a Maxton, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,185 pounds of chicken soup products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced […]

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Employee survey: Lindex cares for and engages their employees

Sweden, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lindex conducted a global employee survey to gain insight into how employees view Lindex as a workplace and its culture. The result of the survey was record high compared to other same size companies. Lindex results specifically stand out on parameters such as commitment, information and the degree of […]

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Sheetz sponsors the 8th annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run

$100,000 donation to help send more than 2,000 athletes to 2017 Special Olympics Games ALTOONA, Pa, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains for 65 years, is proud to sponsor the 8th annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at […]

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Price Rite, Feed the Children, Pepsi, United Way of Greater New Bedford to help 800 New Bedford-area families in need

New Bedford, MA, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Supermarkets is partnering with Feed the Children and Pepsi, with support from United Way of Greater New Bedford, to distribute food and essentials to 800 New Bedford-area families in need. Each family, pre-identified based on need by United Way of Greater New Bedford, will […]

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McCain Foods USA, Inc. recallS frozen hash brown products that may be contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials

McCain Foods USA, Inc. recallS frozen hash brown products that may be contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials   Florenceville, Canada, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — McCain Foods USA, Inc. announced today (April 21, 2017) it is voluntarily recalling retail, frozen hash brown products that may be contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials, that […]

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PRODUCT RECALL: Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of Salmonella

PRODUCT RECALL: Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of Salmonella   Plano, Texas, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Frito-Lay today (April 21, 2017) announced it is voluntarily recalling select Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored […]

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Hospira recalls certain 25% Dextrose Injection, USP, (Infant) due to the presence of particulate matter

Lake Forest, Illinois, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hospira, Inc., a Pfizer company, is voluntarily recalling one lot of 25% Dextrose Injection, USP, (Infant) pre-filled syringe tothe hospital/user level due to the presence of particulatematter, identified as human hair, found within an internal sample syringe. In the event that the particulate is administered to a […]

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C.O. Truxton, Inc. recalls Phenobarbital Tablets, USP, 15 mg due to labeling error

Bellmawr, New Jersey, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — C.O. Truxton, Inc. is voluntarily recalling lot 70952A of Phenobarbital Tablets, USP, 15 mg, to the consumer/user level. The manufacturer received a confirmed customer complaint that a bottle labeled as phenobarbital 15 mg was found to contain phenobarbital 30 mg tablets. This mislabeled product could expose the […]

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Hummingbird Wholesale recalls Organic Cocoa-Dusted Chocolate Ginger that may contain undeclared hazelnut

Eugene, Oregon, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hummingbird Wholesale of Eugene, Oregon is recalling 5lbs of Organic Cocoa-Dusted Chocolate Ginger, because it may contain undeclared hazelnut. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to hazelnut run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Product was distributed to […]

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Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give to host free activities for junior golfers

Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give to host free activities for junior golfers   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give will once again engage young golf fans at Blythefield Country Club through a junior clinic, free admission and expanded activities during tournament week. “The Meijer […]

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Meijer to open new supercenters in Escanaba and Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. on May 18

Meijer to open new supercenters in Escanaba and Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. on May 18   First trucks deliver to new stores as retailer announces May 18 opening date for Escanaba and Sault Ste. Marie supercenters GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Who: Meijer, a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates 230 […]

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Co-op continues to investment in Wales with plans for 12 new food stores in 2017

MACHESTER, England, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op is creating up to 250 retail roles with plans to open 12 new food stores in Wales during 2017. The community retailer’s continued investment in Wales will see a more than £16M programme of food store openings and refits. Alongside a dozen new stores, there […]

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Visa Inc. declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.165 per share of class A common stock

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today (Apr. 18, 2017) announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.165 per share of class A common stock (determined in the case of class B and class C common stock and series B and C convertible participating preferred stock […]

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Visa Inc. announces the appointment of John F. Lundgren as a new independent director

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) announced today (Apr. 18, 2017) that its board of directors has appointed John F. Lundgren as a new independent director, effective immediately. Mr. Lundgren will also serve as a member of the board’s audit and risk committee. Mr. Lundgren was chief executive officer (CEO) […]

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BJ’s Restaurants to release its 1Q 2017 results on Thursday, April 27, 2017

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today ( April 18, 2017) announced that it will release its first quarter 2017 results after the market closes on Thursday, April 27, 2017.  The Company will host an investor conference call at 2:00 p.m. (Pacific) that same day.  The conference call will […]

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Kroger announces the promotion of Angel Colón to senior director of diversity

CINCINNATI, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (April 18, 2017 ) announced Angel Colón has been promoted to senior director of diversity. He has been serving as the company’s director of multicultural development for merchandising since 2008. Mr. Colon succeeds Rueben Shaffer, who retired at the end of March, […]

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Walgreens Healthcare Clinic locations to offer testing services for sexually transmitted infections

In addition, Healthcare Clinics in the Houston market will begin prescribing PrEP for HIV prevention April 25 DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beginning April 25, Walgreens Healthcare Clinic locations in select markets will offer testing services for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV, Hepatitis B and C, chlamydia, gonorrhea and other conditions. […]

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