Breathe California and CVS Health announce Anti-Tobacco Video Contest finalists

SACRAMENTO, Calif., 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Student filmmakers from high schools and middle schools across the state received regional honors in the third annual Anti-Tobacco Video Contest for the Public Service Announcements (PSA) produced to raise awareness of the dangers of tobacco. The contest, organized by Breathe California as part of a $100,000 grant […]

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CVS Health Research Institute study emphasizes the role a private retailer can play in restricting access to tobacco

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newly published research from the CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) Research Institute emphasizes the role a private retailer can play in restricting access to tobacco and improving public health. The study, published online today (Feb. 16, 2017 ) in the American Journal of Public Health, showed that the Company’s decision […]

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CVS Health named one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE magazine

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today (Feb. 16, 2017) was named one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE magazine. CVS Health was honored as No. 45 on the corporate rankings list, and No. 1 in its industry sector, Health Care: Pharmacy […]

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CarMax celebrates grand opening of its new location in Murrieta, California

Company announces $40,000 in contributions to four local organizations RICHMOND, Virginia, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, today (February 16, 2017)  celebrated the grand opening of its Murrieta store, the company’s largest multi-purpose location on the West Coast. CarMax Murrieta will serve as a reconditioning […]

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Saputo Inc. recalls certain Gouda cheese that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

Saputo Inc. recalls certain Gouda cheese that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes   Montreal, Canada, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Saputo Inc. (Saputo), is voluntarily recalling certain Gouda cheese products in the United States after having been notified by Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana that some specialty Gouda cheese products that it […]

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Naloxone now available at Rite Aid Pharmacies in Georgia, Louisiana, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia and West Virginia

Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid announced today (Feb. 15, 2017) that naloxone, a medication that can be used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, is now available at more than 630 pharmacies in Georgia, Louisiana, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia and West Virginia without a prescription, subject to state regulations. Previously, […]

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Perry Ellis International and Roffe Accessories collaborate for Rafaella Handbags and Accessories

MIAMI, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International, Inc. announced today ( Feb. 16, 2017 ) it has entered into a license agreement with Roffe Accessories, Inc. granting rights to design and distribute handbags, small leather goods, cold weather accessories, hats, scarves and cover-ups under the Rafaella™ brand in the US and Canada.  The […]

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Albert Heijn breidt assortiment scharrel- en biologische kip uit

Albert Heijn breidt assortiment scharrel- en biologische kip uit   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sinds kort is er in 275 winkels nog meer keuze in het schap met scharrel- en biologische kip. Naast het basisassortiment worden nieuwe ‘gemaksproducten’ geïntroduceerd zoals gemarineerde scharrelkipfilet, scharrelkip-ovenschotels, schnitzels en burgers. Albert Heijn verkoopt het meeste scharrel- […]

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Chick-fil-A and Feeding Children Everywhere meal-packing event packed a record-breaking one million meals for children in need

Chick-fil-A and Feeding Children Everywhere meal-packing event packed a record-breaking one million meals for children in need   ATLANTA, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 5,000 Chick-fil-A® restaurant franchise owners, home office employees and their spouses packed a record-breaking one million meals for food-insecure children while gathered at the company’s annual conference in […]

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Commissary Agency kicks off 150th anniversary celebration

FORT LEE, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Patrons can expect to see special promotions, contests and a lot of birthday flair as the Defense Commissary Agency and its industry partners kick off the 150th anniversary celebration of the modern commissary benefit. “From now through the actual July 1 anniversary date, commissaries worldwide will highlight […]

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Stockmann welcomes Kai Laitinen as Chief Financial Officer

Helsinki, Finland, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kai Laitinen (born 1970), M.Sc.(Business Administration), has been appointed as Stockmann’s Chief Financial Officer and as a member of the Management Team. Kai Laitinen has most recently served as Chief Financial Officer at Finavia Oyj and before that he held several financial management positions at Outokumpu Oyj. Kai […]

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Kum & Go opens the doors to its newest store in Ozark, Missouri

Brand new store features Marketplace store prototype, fresh food and a variety of fuel options Ozark, MO, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kum & Go opens the doors Thursday, February 16, at 6 a.m. to its newest store in Ozark, Missouri, at 901 West Jackson Street. The 6,200+-square-foot store is the first store in […]

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New Avon LLC to relocate its NYC corporate headquarters from Midtown Manhattan to One Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway

New York State’s Empire State Development Incentive to Support Company’s Expansion and Relocation to Brookfield’s One Liberty Plaza New York, NY, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — New Avon LLC (“Avon”), the leading social selling beauty company in North America, today (February 16, 2017) announced plans to relocate its New York City corporate headquarters from Midtown […]

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RUSSIA: Lenta announces the opening of its second hypermarket in Lipetsk

With this opening, Lenta expands its network in the Central region to 23 hypermarkets in 15 cities St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its second hypermarket in Lipetsk. The new store is a […]

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Abercrombie & Fitch Co. declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share on Class A Common Stock

New Albany, Ohio, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) today (February 16, 2017) reported that on February 15, 2017, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share on the Class A Common Stock of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., payable on March 13, 2017 to stockholders […]

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Express, Inc. to host 4Q and FY 2016 conference call on Wednesday, March 8, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Express, Inc. (NYSE: EXPR), a specialty retail apparel company, today (Feb. 16, 2017) announced that it will conduct a conference call to discuss fourth quarter and fiscal year 2016 results on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. ET. Earlier that morning, the Company will issue a press […]

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Feed the Truth: A new independent organization to improve public health guidance and information offered to Americans

With a pledge of $25 million, Daniel Lubetzky seeks to offset self-serving industry agendas at the expense of public good Lubetzky will remove himself and his company completely from its operation to ensure transparency and eliminate bias NEW YORK, NY, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Daniel Lubetzky, the Founder and CEO of KIND Healthy Snacks […]

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FMI and GMA initiate new standard wording on packaging to reduce consumer confusion about product date labels

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a new industry-wide effort to reduce consumer confusion about product date labels, grocery manufacturers and retailers have joined together to adopt standard wording on packaging about the quality and safety of products. Currently, more than 10 different date labels on packages – such as Sell By, […]

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Esprit unveils new Spring/Summer 2017 brand campaign — #ImEsprit

Esprit unveils new Spring/Summer 2017 brand campaign — #ImEsprit   Ratingen, Germany, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inspired by Esprit’s customers and expressed through the cast, ImEsprit is a way of telling the world that Esprit stands for something – ranging from the playful #ImLove, to the inspiring ImChange. The hashtag-led sentiments act as a […]

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Ediston Real Estate and Europa Capital launch pre-letting campaign for office development at Pinesgate, Bath

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following the successful receipt of planning permission in May 2016, Ediston Real Estate and Europa Capital launched their pre-letting campaign for the proposed Grade A office development at Pinesgate, Bath. “Strata” comprises 112,000 sq ft net over Ground and 4 upper floors with extensive parking spaces for […]

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Kroger subsidiary The Little Clinic introduces online tool for consumers to reserve a place in line before they get to a clinic

NASHVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Little Clinic, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), continues to expand convenience and accessibility for its customers with the introduction of “We’ll Hold Your Spot,” an online tool that allows consumers to reserve a place in line before they get to a clinic. The […]

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The Kroger to host 4Q 2016 investors conference call on Thursday, March 2, 2017

CINCINNATI, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) will host a conference call with investors on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 10 a.m. (ET) to discuss financial results for the fourth quarter 2016. The presentation will be broadcast online at ir.kroger.com. Click on “Quarterly Results” to access the event. An on-demand […]

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Kroger among top U.S. corporations for inclusion by Omnikal

CINCINNATI, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is honored to be named one of the top U.S. corporations for inclusion by Omnikal (formerly Diversity Business). Kroger was ranked 8th in the Omni50, which is a ranking of the top 50 corporate buyers of multicultural products and services throughout the U.S. […]

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Diebold Nixdorf appoints Dr. Juergen Wunram as COO; Eckard Heidloff steps down as president

NORTH CANTON, Ohio and PADERBORN, Germany, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following the registration of the domination and profit and loss transfer agreement (DPLTA) announced Feb. 14, Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) today (Feb. 16, 2017) announced two key, global leadership changes. Dr. Juergen Wunram, senior vice president and chief integration officer, has been appointed […]

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Czech Republic’s Air Bank pilots contactless cash dispenser solution from Diebold Nixdorf

End-to-end offerings deliver advanced functionalities and enhanced consumer experience to Czech Republic PRAGUE, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Air Bank, an emerging financial institution in the Czech Republic, is partnering with Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), the global leader in driving connected commerce, based on its ability to innovate and deliver enhanced consumer experiences with […]

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Accenture Strategy: Organizations must pay attention to new factors driving customer loyalty in the digital age

Accenture Strategy unveils the new ‘languages of loyalty’ driving customer relationships in the digital age NEW YORK, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Organizations are wasting billions of dollars each year on customer loyalty programs that don’t work like they used to, according to new research from Accenture Strategy. With millions of loyalty points sitting […]

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LCP announces the appointment of Jonathan Cooper as new asset manager

LCP announces the appointment of Jonathan Cooper as new asset manager   LONDON, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — LCP is pleased to announce the appointment of a new asset manager as it continues to grow its commercial property portfolio. Jonathan Cooper joins the Kingswinford office from GVA Birmingham where he was a senior surveyor in […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins celebrate 20,000th location globally

Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins celebrate 20,000th location globally   CANTON, Mass, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — This past December marked an exciting milestone in the history Dunkin’ Brands, the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, having opened its 20,000th location globally. It would have been hard to imagine when the brands were first founded in […]

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NCR launches new family of ATM solutions — NCR SelfServ™ 80 Series

NCR launches new family of ATM solutions — NCR SelfServ™ 80 Series   Breakthrough ATM solution from NCR helps financial institutions transform retail banking and deliver omni-channel experiences DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) today (February 15, 2017) announced the NCR SelfServ™ 80 Series, a new family of ATM solutions […]

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aeropost.com and eBay extend relationship to deliver best-in-class shopping, payment and package delivery experience in Latin America

aeropost.com and eBay extend relationship to deliver best-in-class shopping, payment and package delivery experience in Latin America   The new offering includes aeropost.com’s all-inclusive price, quality customer service, and speed and reliability from over 30 years of operational experience in more than 40 countries. San Jose, California, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — An expanded relationship […]

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