EPA recognized The Home Depot® with 2016 WaterSense® Sustained Excellence Award

ATLANTA, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, with a 2016 WaterSense® Sustained Excellence Award for its commitment to promoting the value of water efficiency to its customers, encouraging innovation within its vendors and supplier base, and for decreasing water […]

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Prime Reading: Amazon introduces new unlimited reading for U.S. Prime members

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Oct. 5, 2016) introduced Prime Reading, a new reading benefit for U.S. Prime members. Prime members can now enjoy unlimited reading from a rotating selection of books, magazines, comics and more – at no additional cost. Prime Reading joins the growing list of all-you-can-eat benefits for Prime […]

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Radar Pace™: Luxottica Group and Intel launch smart eyewear featuring real-time voice activated coaching system

Milan , 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Today ( October 3, 2016), Luxottica Group and Intel announced the launch of Radar PaceTM, a smart eyewear featuring a real-time voice activated coaching system. Seeking to redefine the way athletes train, Radar Pace is the result of years of research and development between Luxottica’s Oakley brand […]

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Inditex inaugurates Zara’s online store in Turkey

Arteixo, Spain, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inditex is launching its e-commerce platform in Turkey today, Wednesday, 5 October, with the inauguration of its online Zara store, accessible at www.zara.com/tr and from the chain’s app (configured for IOS and Android). The rest of the Inditex Group’s retail concepts with stores in Turkey (Pull&Bear, Massimo Dutti, […]

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Unibail-Rodamco announces that José Luis Duran to resign as Supervisory Board member

Paris, Amsterdam, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — In order to pursue new professional opportunities, José Luis Duran has informed Unibail-Rodamco of his decision to resign as Supervisory Board member effective October 4, 2016. Mr Duran has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Unibail-Rodamco since April 27, 2011. “I have had the pleasure and […]

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Forever 21 to raise fund for The Keep A Breast Foundation during Breast Cancer Awareness month

Los Angeles, California, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forever 21, one of the most recognized and largest fashion retailers in the world, continues their support of Breast Cancer Awareness month by partnering with global non-profit organization The Keep A Breast Foundation on a limited-edition women’s capsule collection for a third consecutive year. One dollar […]

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Red Button Vintage Creamery Ice Cream wins the 2016 Store Brand Packaging Gold award

Red Button Vintage Creamery Ice Cream wins the 2016 Store Brand Packaging Gold award   Salt Lake City, UT, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Red Button Vintage Creamery Ice Cream is getting national attention. Associated Food Stores’ exclusive, premium ice cream brand recently received the 2016 Store Brand Packaging Gold award in the Frozen and […]

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New-look Co-op located in Old Street, Upton upon Severn re-launches on Friday, 7 October

MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — A funding boost is on the cards for community groups in Upton upon Severn as the new-look Co-op re-launches following a major investment. The revamped store, located in Old Street, re-launches on Friday, 7 October, and will unveil the community retailer’s unique new Membership scheme. Co-op members receive […]

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Newly revamped Finedon Co-op re-launches following major investment

MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — A funding boost is on the cards for community groups in the Wellingborough area as the new-look Finedon Co-op re-launches following a major investment. The revamped store, located in Wellingborough Road, relaunches on Monday, 10 October, and will unveil the community retailer’s unique new Membership scheme. Co-op members […]

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BESTSELLER supports women’s empowerment through HERproject

BRANDE, Denmark, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The United Nations High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment recently published a report calling on everyone to place women’s economic empowerment at the centre of the global agenda and lay out commitments to specific actions and interventions. McKinsey Global Institute estimates that if women in every country […]

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Advance Auto Parts announces the appointment of Thomas (Tom) Okray as EVP and CFO

ROANOKE, Va., 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, today announced it has appointed Thomas (Tom) Okray as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, effective October 31, 2016. As part of the previously announced orderly […]

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PetSmart offer tips to help pet owners keep their best friends safe during severe weather

PHOENIX, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to the National Weather Service, Hurricane Matthew roared ashore Haiti yesterday ( Oct. 5, 2016 ) as a Category Four Storm, putting the U.S. on alert for heavy rainfall and potential flooding along the East Coast. PetSmart and PetSmart Charities™ offer tips to help pet owners keep their […]

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Defense Commissary Agency’s Zone 24 manager Robin Schmidt assigned as DeCA’s Washington Office director

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Robin Schmidt, the Defense Commissary Agency’s Zone 24 manager, has been assigned as director of DeCA’s Washington Office, effective Oct. 16, agency officials announced. Schmidt succeeds Thomas C. Owens, who has been reassigned as special assistant to the DeCA director, but will also serve as communications […]

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Local resident Casey Meadows named franchise owner of Montana’s first Chick-fil-A restaurant

Local resident Casey Meadows named franchise owner of Montana’s first Chick-fil-A restaurant   KALISPELL, Mont., 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Local resident and entrepreneur Casey Meadows has been named franchise owner of Montana’s first Chick-fil-A restaurant. With the restaurant slated to open for business Nov. 17, hiring for approximately 120 full- and part-time team members […]

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Project Runway’s Sink or Swim episode to use digital roll-to-roll printing system Kornit Allegro

Project Runway’s Sink or Swim episode to use digital roll-to-roll printing system Kornit Allegro   ROSH-HA`AYIN, Israel, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kornit Digital, (NASDAQ:KRNT), a worldwide market leader in textile printing technology, has announced that its digital roll-to-roll printing system, the Kornit Allegro, will play a critical role in the next episode of Lifetime’s […]

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Stockmann announces Nomination Board consisting of its four largest shareholders

Helsinki, Finland, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to the decision of Stockmann’s Annual General Meeting, the Nomination Board consists of representatives of the four shareholders holding largest voting power, as registered in Stockmann’s shareholder register as of 1 September 2016 along with the Chairman of the Board of Directors as an expert member. The […]

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Levi Strauss & Co. to host 3Q financial results conference call on October 11, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) will host a conference call to discuss the company’s financial results for the third quarter ended August 28, 2016. The call will be held on Tuesday, October 11, at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time / 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, and will be hosted by […]

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ascena retail group, inc. implements major enterprise transformation plan and announces new Change for Growth program

MAHWAH, N.J., 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — After more than six months of extensive planning, ascena retail group, inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) (the “Company”) today (Oct. 4, 2016) begins the execution phase of its major enterprise transformation plan. In addition to the ongoing implementation of its $235 million cost-savings initiative associated with its integration of ANN INC., […]

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Diebold Nixdorf selected to transform the financial self-service landscape for Canadian Credit Union Association members

TORONTO, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA), which represents more than 300 credit unions and caisses populaires outside of Quebec, is partnering with Diebold Nixdorf to transform the financial self-service landscape for its members. More than 1,200 Diebold Nixdorf automated teller machines (ATMs) with supporting software and maintenance services […]

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Baskin-Robbins celebrates Halloween with lineup of festive frozen treats including new ice cream cake, Polar Pizza

Baskin-Robbins celebrates Halloween with lineup of festive frozen treats including new ice cream cake, Polar Pizza   CANTON, Mass., 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is lifting spirits in a deliciously cool way to celebrate Halloween all month long with a lineup of festive frozen treats […]

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NCR’s CxBanking software to help financial institutions in the Philippines offer seamless banking experience

MANILA, Philippines, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (October 4, 2016) unveiled a new suite of integrated CxBanking solutions to help financial institutions in the Philippines  improve speed of service, reduce downtime and enhance customer experience. “Banks are under enormous pressure to innovate as customers […]

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New Pixel, Phone by Google now available to pre-order at Carphone Warehouse

London, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new Pixel, Phone by Google is now available to pre-order at Carphone Warehouse in stores nationwide and online. As exclusive retail partner, Carphone Warehouse is the only place to offer Pixel across iD Mobile and all major networks2, and on the widest range of tariffs. Pay monthly […]

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SPAR UK launches own brand evening meal campaign

United Kingdom, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR UK is expanding and revamping its evening meals range this October, while inspiring shoppers with the launch of an evening meal campaign. In October, SPAR UK is launching three new ready meals reflecting dishes from popular restaurants and pubs, to keep the range modern and relevant. […]

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SPAR Kaliningrad opened new distribution centre to serve growing network of SPAR stores in Russia

Russia, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Russia Partner, SPAR Kaliningrad, has opened a new Distribution Centre (DC) of 12,500 m2 in size, with the capacity to deliver to the growing network of SPAR stores in Russia. The DC has been specifically developed to supply SPAR and EUROSPAR Supermarkets with dry groceries, chilled produce […]

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Austria now have another shopping option with INTERSPAR’s largest online food store

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — As of 20th September, shoppers in Austria now have an additional purchasing solution – the online INTERSPAR store, interspar.at, which features the largest food range available in the Austrian market. Vienna shoppers first to benefit To start with, the online store has been launched in Vienna […]

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Jean Coutu Group launches flu shot awareness campaign

Varennes, Quebec, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (the “Jean Coutu Group” or “Corporation”) and its affiliated pharmacist owners have launched a flu shot awareness campaign. Under the theme “Protect Your Health and That of Your Loved Ones,” the campaign aims to support the public health effort for flu prevention. […]

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t0 chosen to exhibit in the 2016 Innovators Pavilion at FIA Futures and Options Expo in Chicago on Oct. 18-20

SALT LAKE CIT, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — t0 announced that it is one of 18 companies chosen to exhibit in the 2016 Innovators Pavilion at the Futures Industry Association’s (FIA) Futures and Options Expo in Chicago on Oct. 18-20. Innovators Pavilion showcases startup companies providing forward-thinking solutions for the futures, options and cleared swaps […]

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Kohl’s Cares® donates $1.5 million to Milwaukee Art Museum to support Kohl’s Art Generation Program

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) announced a donation of more than $1.5 million over three years to the Milwaukee Art Museum. Funding for the donation is made possible by the Kohl’s Cares® cause merchandise program, which throughout the year sells children’s books and toys with 100 percent of the […]

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Del Monte Foods voluntarily recalls DM Light Slices Yellow Cling Peaches due to labelling errors

Modesto, Calif., 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Del Monte Foods, Inc. voluntarily recalling DM Light Slices Yellow Cling Peaches that contain DM Fruit Cocktail with Heavy Syrup. The product is being recalled because some cans may contain labelling errors. Product Name UPC Size Lot Best By DM Light Slices Yellow Cling Peaches with DM […]

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BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its restaurant in La Jolla, California

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today (Oct. 04, 2016) announced the opening of its restaurant in La Jolla, California.  The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, October 3, 2016, on Villa La Jolla Drive at the Shops of La Jolla.  The restaurant is approximately 5,500 square feet with a […]

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