Publix Super Markets to purchase 10 Virginia stores from Ahold USA Inc.’s affiliate, GIANT/MARTIN’S

LAKELAND, Fla., 2016-Jul-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today Publix Super Markets Inc. announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase 10 Virginia stores from Ahold USA Inc.’s affiliate, GIANT/MARTIN’S. The purchase is contingent on the Federal Trade Commission’s approval and clearance of the merger between Ahold and Delhaize Group. The locations include: Address […]

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts launches new internationally-inspired treats available through Aug. 28

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2016-Jul-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Be a world traveler with just one bite! Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced new menu items, including the Crème Brûleé doughnut, the Tiramisu doughnut, the Churro doughnut and the Frozen Dulce de Leche drink. These internationally-inspired treats are available now through Aug. 28 at participating shops in the […]

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SUPERVALU to hold its fiscal 2017 first quarter conference call on Wednesday July 27, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Jul-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU) will hold its fiscal 2017 first quarter conference call on Wednesday July 27, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Central time. The call will be webcast live online at www.supervaluinvestors.com (click on microphone icon). A replay of the conference call will be archived on SUPERVALU’s website under “Investors, […]

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Lin’s, Dan’s, Dick’s and Fresh Market raised more than $30,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Salt Lake City, UT, 2016-Jul-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Thanks to the generosity of their guests, Lin’s, Dan’s, Dick’s and Fresh Market donated more than $30,000 to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The funds were raised during an icon drive held June 3-27, 2016 at the 31 locations across Utah. Guests were invited to donate $1.00 […]

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Chick-fil-A launches new protein-packed breakfast sandwich — The new Egg White Grill

ATLANTA, 2016-Jul-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — With American consumers eating breakfast away from home more frequently, Chick-fil-A today launches a new breakfast sandwich to meet the demands of those seeking a healthy breakfast on-the-go. The new Egg White Grill, a protein-packed breakfast sandwich, is the first new breakfast entree for the national quick-service restaurant chain […]

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Leading New York design house Coach, Inc. appoints Wendy Kahn CEO and Brand President of Stuart Weitzman

NEW YORK, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH) (SEHK:6388), a leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, today announced the appointment of Wendy Kahn, as Chief Executive Officer and Brand President – Stuart Weitzman, effective September 13, 2016. Ms. Kahn will succeed Wayne Kulkin, the brand’s current Chief Executive […]

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Russian retail chain Lenta Ltd will release its consolidated sales and operating results for 2Q2016 on 21st July 2016

St-Petersburg, Russia, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta Ltd, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) (“Lenta”), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce it will release its consolidated sales and operating results for the second quarter of 2016 on 21st July 2016. Lenta will also host an Analyst and Investor Conference Call on the […]

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Chile: Cencosud S.A. Announces Pricing of Public Secondary Offering of its Common Stock by Inversiones Tano Limitada

Santiago, Chile, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cencosud S.A. (NYSE: CNCO, BCS: Cencosud) (“Cencosud” or the “Company”) announced today the pricing on July 14, 2016 of the previously announced public secondary offering, in which Inversiones Tano Limitada (the “Selling Shareholder”) offered 170,551,251 shares of the Company’s common stock, representing 6% of Cencosud’s total outstanding common […]

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Outdoor retailer REI’s Outdoor School programs, classes and events will take place July 30-31

SEATTLE , 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — As summer heats up everywhere, REI is holding is first-ever national free weekend of Outdoor School on July 30-31 to bring people together outside. Beginner to seasoned adventurers can rekindle their connections to nature by choosing from over 400 classes and events nationwide at no cost. Many of […]

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FMI CEO Leslie G. Sarasin comments on U.S. House vote on GMO bill

ARLINGTON, VA , 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) issued the following statement from President and CEO Leslie G. Sarasin who applauds the U.S. House of Representatives passage of legislation that would create a national standard for labeling foods with ingredients derived through biotechnology, thereby encouraging more transparency in the grocery aisles than […]

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EarthLink Holdings Corp acquired Boston Retail Partners, LLC

ATLANTA, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — EarthLink Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: ELNK), a leading network services provider dedicated to delivering great customer experiences, today announced it has acquired Boston Retail Partners, LLC (“BRP”), a highly regarded management consulting firm focused on the retail vertical. BRP’s experienced consultants work with leading retailers to deliver strategic solutions that […]

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Grupo Vip acaba de firmar un acuerdo con Deliveroo

Madrid, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Grupo Vips, uno de los grupos multimarca y multiformato líder del sector de la hostelería y comercio en España, acaba de firmar un acuerdo con Deliveroo, la compañía especializada en reparto de comida de calidad a domicilio, con el fin de agregar este nuevo servicio a la oferta de […]

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Barnes & Noble entered into an exclusive print partnership with Adaptive Studios

New York, NY, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive print partnership with Adaptive Studios (http://adaptivestudios.com), an innovative content creator and publisher that acquires intellectual property such […]

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Family footwear retailer Rack Room Shoes opens in Grand Central Place on July 21

Somerset, Ky., 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Family footwear retailer Rack Room Shoes will open the doors to its newest location on Thursday, July 21, in Grand Central Place, located off U.S. Highway 27. The retailer, known for its daily “Buy One Get One 50 Percent Off” promotion, will offer an extensive selection of brand […]

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Family footwear retailer Rack Room Shoes reopens in the Town and Country shopping center in Easley

Easley, S.C., 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Family footwear retailer Rack Room Shoes will reopen its doors after a recent store expansion on Thursday, July 7 in the Town and Country shopping center in Easley. The retailer’s newly renovated 6,000 square-foot space offers an improved shopping experience and expanded offering, continuing to serve as the […]

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The Bon-Ton Stores to support bullying and cyberbullying prevention efforts with the sale of the 2016 limited edition “Blue Shirts”

MILWAUKEE, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the fifth consecutive year of their partnership, STOMP Out Bullying™, the leading national bullying and cyber bullying prevention organization for children and teens in the U.S., and The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., (NASDAQ:BONT) which operates Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores, are coming together to […]

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RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust: distribution of 11.75 cents per unit for the month of July, 2016

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (“RioCan”) (TSX:REI.UN) today announced a distribution of 11.75 cents per unit for the month of July. The distribution will be payable on August 8, 2016 to unit holders of record as at July 29, 2016. About RioCan RioCan is Canada’s largest real estate investment […]

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Haring Catfish recalls 21,521pounds of siluriformes fish (catfish) products

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Haring Catfish, Inc., a Wisner, La. establishment, is recalling approximately 21,521 pounds of siluriformes fish (catfish) products that may be adulterated with a residue of public health concern, specifically gentian (crystal) violet, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The siluriformes (catfish) products […]

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ConAgra Foods recalls 195,597 pounds of frozen chicken and beef entrée products

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — ConAgra Foods, a Russellville, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 195,597 pounds of frozen chicken and beef entrée products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The metal fragments range in size between 2 and […]

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Ticket Utils will become part of eBay Inc.’s StubHub platform

World-class ticket management system to offer easier and more effective inventory, distribution and pricing on global scale. San Jose, California, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay Inc. today announced an agreement to acquire Ticket Utils, a leading independent provider of software that helps large ticket sellers manage inventory and distribution.  Ticket Utils will become part […]

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Bartell Drugs announced significant updates to its Snohomish store in Washington

Seattle, WA, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — SNOHOMISH—Bartell Drugs announces the celebration of its newly remodeled Snohomish store. Anchoring the corner of Seattle Hill Road and 132nd St. Southeast in Snohomish, the store has had significant updates. This includes modernizing many elements of the building including new, energy-efficient LED lighting fixtures, new store shelving and […]

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Cabela’s plans to expand its retail footprint and legendary shopping experience to Albuquerque, N.M., and Chesterfield Township, Mich.

SIDNEY, Neb., 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE:CAB), the World’s Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, announced today plans to expand its retail footprint and legendary shopping experience to two new locations: Albuquerque, N.M., and Chesterfield Township, Mich. Albuquerque Construction on the 70,000-square-foot store – the company’s first location in New Mexico […]

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The Jean Coutu Group intends to contest the class action filed by a group of pharmacist-owners operating under the banner Jean Coutu

Varennes, Québec, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (the “Corporation” or the “Jean Coutu Group”) confirms that it has received early this afternoon a copy of the class action proceedings launched against the Jean Coutu Group and filed by a group of pharmacist-owners operating under the banner Jean Coutu. The […]

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Management team appointed for the expansion of HBC Europe into the Netherlands

TORONTO & COLOGNE, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hudson’s Bay Company (“HBC” or “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of its management team for the expansion of HBC Europe into the Netherlands. The appointed managers are well acquainted with the Dutch market and its customers and bring with them a wealth of experience from […]

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Weis Markets Stores in Allentown and Honesdale reopen; brand new pharmacy, updated bakery, 30-seat beer café and accepting new patients

Sunbury, PA 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Thursday, July 14, Weis Markets stores located on North Cedar Crest Boulevard in Allentown and the Texas Palmyra Highway in Honesdale celebrated Grand Reopenings. The Honesdale store now features a brand new pharmacy and is accepting new patients.  It also has an upgraded bakery and expanded beer […]

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Weis Markets, Inc. to acquire the assets of 38 Food Lion supermarket locations in Maryland, Virginia and Delaware

Sunbury, PA, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets, Inc. (NYSE: WMK), a Mid-Atlantic food retailer, today announced it has reached a definitive agreement with Food Lion, LLC, to purchase the assets of 38 Food Lion supermarket locations operating in the states of Maryland, Virginia and Delaware. The Company plans to complete the purchase of […]

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Bartell Drugs remodeled its Jefferson Square store in West Seattle

WEST SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs announces the celebration of its newly remodeled Jefferson Square store in West Seattle. The store, originally opened in 1987, has had significant updates. This includes modernizing many elements of the building including new, energy-efficient LED lighting fixtures, new store shelving and furniture, and upgraded, attractive flooring. […]

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Kmart partners with Risewear™ to launch a new lifestyle athleisure brand

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kmart is upping its game and teaming up with Risewear™ to launch a new lifestyle athleisure brand of maximum performance footwear via “The Rise™ Challenge” – an epic parking lot slam dunk contest. Together, Risewear and Kmart – the exclusive U.S. retailer – provide access to […]

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Stormy Simon to step down as Overstock.com’s President; to remain board member until no later than September 30, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY,, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) announced today that Stormy Simon will be resigning as the company’s President to pursue other opportunities, effective no later than July 25, 2016. Simon will remain a member of Overstock.com’s board of directors until no later than September 30, 2016. “We wish to thank […]

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Citycon CEO KOKKEEL on 1H2016: stable financial results driven by the good performance in Sweden and Norway

HELSINKI, FINLAND, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — APRIL-JUNE 2016 – Gross rental income increased to EUR 62.2 million (Q2/2015: 46.6) mainly due to the acquisition of Norwegian shopping centre company Sektor Gruppen AS (Sektor) in July 2015. Gross rental income of Citycon’s Norwegian operations amounted to EUR 20.9 million. The acquisition also increased net […]

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