BJ’s Wholesale Club donates $10,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

BJ’s Wholesale Club donates $10,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida   ORLANDO, Fla., 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Wholesale Club today announced a $10,000 donation and partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, a Feeding America® Member food bank. The donation from the BJ’s Charitable Foundation will help improve […]

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Sequential Brands Group partners with SPR Sports to bring its active brands to Brazil

NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) (“Sequential” or the “Company”) announced today (March 08, 2017) that it has entered into a long-term license agreement with SPR Indústria de Confecção Ltda. (“SPR Sports”), a leading sports manufacturer and distributor to bring its basketball brand AND1, active lifestyle brand AVIA, and […]

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Price Chopper/Market 32 celebrates successful campaign for Wish Teen Kacey and her family’s trip to Hawaii

Schenectady, NY, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a twist on traditional Price Chopper/Market 32 charitable giving, a challenge was issued to Golub Headquarters staff and Price Chopper/Market 32 Distribution staff to participate in a campaign to help fund a local Make-A-Wish wish. “We’re proud that our stores and main office host campaigns throughout the […]

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Perry Ellis International announces license agreement with Optimo Group Limited for men’s, women’s and children’s watches

MIAMI, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International announced today (March 7, 2017) that it has entered into a license agreement with Optimo Group Limited to design and distribute men’s, women’s and children’s watches under the Perry Ellis® trademark in Greater China, Japan, Korea, India and throughout ASEAN.  The collections will be distributed […]

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CBRE Americas Investor Intentions Survey 2017: Investors will remain actively engaged in real estate investment this year

Los Angeles Retains Position as Number One Target Industrial is Most Attractive Property Type for Investment More than Half of Institutional Investors Plan to Deploy $1 Billion or More in 2017 Los Angeles, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The prospect of increased U.S. economic growth combined with less regulation, means that investor sentiment for […]

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7‑Eleven launches franchise give-away contest targeted exclusively to women entrepreneurs

Winner’s Franchise-Fee Waiver Worth up to $190,000 IRVING, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Less than one-third of franchised businesses in the U.S. are owned by women, a statistic 7‑Eleven, Inc. would like to see rise. In an effort to increase its own number of female franchisees, the world’s largest convenience retailer is kicking off […]

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Paradies Lagardère introduces new Asian-Inspired dining concept at Washington Dulles International Airport

DULLES, Virginia, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Virginia residents and those traveling through the Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) have a new fresh option for made-to-order Asian fare, as Pei Wei has opened for business today (March 07, 2017). The location will be the tenth airport site for the popular Asian brand, following the […]

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A.S. Watson Group presented the best store awards to 47 winning store managers

Hong Kong, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — A.S. Watson Group (ASW), one of the largest retail employers in Hong Kong, hosted a global award presentation yesterday (March 5th, 2017) to present the best the best store awards to the winning stores of its Hong Kong operations and its 24 operating markets in Asia and […]

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DICK’S Sporting Goods to open three new stores in Florida, Arizona and California

The retailer will celebrate the opening of new locations in Florida, Arizona and California during events that will run March 24 through March 26 PITTSBURGH, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening three new stores in Florida, Arizona and California. […]

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SPAR UK introduces new range of own brand popcorn

United Kingdom, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR UK is launching a trendy new range of own brand popcorn consisting of Salted and Sweet & Salted flavours. The popcorn market has experienced massive change over recent years as new brands have exploded onto the scene. An increase in popularity has seen the own brand […]

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hhgregg files for voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code

Strategic decisions allow the Company to move forward as a stronger, debt free and customer-focused business INDIANAPOLIS, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — hhgregg, Inc. (“hhgregg” or the “Company”) today (March 6, 2017) announced that the Company has taken action to restructure its balance sheet and better position itself for future success by filing voluntary petitions […]

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SpartanNash announces the promotion of Pat Weslow as SVP, Distribution Sales

Byron Center, MI, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) announced today (Mar 6th, 2017) that Pat Weslow has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Distribution Sales, where he will oversee sales across the Company’s distribution network, effective today. Mr. Weslow has been serving as SpartanNash’s Vice President, National Accounts and will report directly […]

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BELGIUM: OKay store opens its 124th store in Diegem

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 8 March, OKay opens its 124th store in Diegem. In the practical local supermarket, customers can find everything for quick, cheap and easy shopping. The shop has a surface of 650 m², employs 12 people and is built with sustainable techniques and material. OKay is happy […]

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Tesco provides more convenience for customers with extended Same Day Click and Collect service

Tesco provides more convenience for customers with extended Same Day Click and Collect service   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today (7 Mar 2017) announced it is extending its Same Day Click and Collect service, allowing customers to pick up their online groceries more quickly and easily than ever before. […]

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BRC launches cyber security “toolkit” to prevent and manage cyber security threats

London, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The BRC has today (March 07, 2017) launched a cyber security ‘toolkit’ that will provide retail businesses of all sizes with a practical, step-by-step guide to prevent and manage cyber security threats and protect the customers they serve. The BRC Cyber Security Toolkit, launched in London today by the […]

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BRC/KPMG: Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 8.0% in February YoY

Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 8.0% in February versus a year earlier, when they had increased by 10.7%. This is above the 3-month average of 7.7% and the 12-month average of 9.3%. This is the second month in a row the 12-month average has sat below double-digit figures. Over the 3 […]

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BRC/KPMG: February was yet another challenging month for the majority of retailers in UK

In February, UK retail sales decreased by 0.4% on a like-for-like basis from February 2016, when they had increased 0.1% from the preceding year. On a total basis, sales rose 0.4% in February, against a 1.1% increase in February 2016. This remains below the 3-month average of 0.8% and the 12-month average of 0.9%. Over […]

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SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: AHOLD DELHAIZE REPURCHASED 627,807 OF AHOLD DELHAIZE COMMON SHARES FROM FEBRUARY 27, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING March 3, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 627,807 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from February 27, 2017 up to and including March 3, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €20.18 per share for a total consideration of € 12.7 million. These repurchases were […]

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NOISY MAY now an independent BESTSELLER brand

NOISY MAY now an independent BESTSELLER brand   BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Four years after its conception, our brand NOISY MAY has grown up and is ready to leave the safe nest of mothering brand VERO MODA. As of 1 March, NOISY MAY will function as an independent BESTSELLER brand with an […]

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PHILIPPINES: SM group continues commitment to the government and Go Negosyo’s initiative to promote produce grown by local farmers

PHILIPPINES: SM group continues commitment to the government and Go Negosyo’s initiative to promote produce grown by local farmers   Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the fourth quarter of last year, the Department of Agriculture (DA) with the help of Go Negosyo, finalized an agreement with supermarket and restaurant chains […]

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Advance Auto Parts to hire more than 15,000 team members in 2017

Company invests in career pathing, training and benefits for people who have a passion for customers ROANOKE, Va., 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installer and do it yourself customers, is accelerating growth and plans to open 75 to […]

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MIGROS KOMMT NACH MATZINGEN

Gossau, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Migros Ostschweiz plant, voraussichtlich Ende 2017 an der Frauenfelderstrasse 95 in Matzingen einen Supermarkt zu eröffnen. Das entsprechende Baugesuch hat sie bei der Gemeinde Matzingen in diesen Tagen eingereicht. Die Migros wird als Mieterin in das neue Gewerbehaus einziehen, welches die Gyr & Co. AG an der […]

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EROSKI renueva parte de su Consejo de Dirección para afrontar una nueva etapa focalizada en la competitividad del negocio

EROSKI renueva parte de su Consejo de Dirección para afrontar una nueva etapa focalizada en la competitividad del negocio   El órgano de Dirección se ha renovado parcialmente con la incorporación de una nueva directora Comercial, una nueva directora de Marketing y un nuevo director Social de la cooperativa Las prioridades de la cooperativa para […]

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Brixmor Property Group announces the acquisition of Arborland Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan for $102 million

NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brixmor Property Group Inc. (NYSE: BRX) (“Brixmor” or the “Company”) announced today (March 6, 2017) the acquisition of Arborland Center, a 404,000 square foot grocery-anchored regional shopping destination located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, for $102 million. Arborland Center is located in a high barrier-to-entry trade area situated […]

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The Andersons to sell its farm center locations in Florida to Wedgworth’s Inc.

MAUMEE, Ohio, 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Andersons, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDE) announces it has signed an agreement to sell its farm center locations in Florida to Wedgworth’s Inc., of Belle Glade, Florida. This agreement includes real estate and assets owned by The Andersons at Zellwood, Clewiston, and Lake Placid as well as the […]

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

With this opening, Lenta expands its network in the Volga region to 33 hypermarkets in 21 cities St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Mar-07 — /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 Engels. The new store is a Lenta […]

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Barnes & Noble to host in-store building event to conclude three-month-long celebration of The LEGO® Batman Movie

Final Event to Feature Fun Activities for Children Ages 5+ Including Building The LEGO®Batman Movie Batmobile “Speedwagon” and a Giveaway of Collectible Character Trading Cards Featuring DC Super Heroes and Super Villains New York, New York, 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a […]

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NCR showcases omni-channel solution at EuroShop 2017

NCR helps retailers address the most pressing needs in store transformation, unified commerce and digital enablement to implement their omni-channel strategies Duluth, Ga / Dusseldorf, Germany, 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation, a global leader in omni-channel solutions, demonstrates at this year’s EuroShop how retailers can dramatically improve sales growth by using the […]

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Ross Stores opened 23 Ross Dress for Less® and five dd’s DISCOUNTS® stores in February and March 2017

DUBLIN, Calif., 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ross Stores recently opened 23 Ross Dress for Less® (“Ross”) and five dd’s DISCOUNTS® stores across 15 different states in February and March. These new locations are part of the Company’s plans to add approximately 70 Ross and 20 dd’s DISCOUNTS locations during 2017. “These new Spring […]

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Office Depot Small Business Index survey revealed most SMBs did not use tax software in 2016

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), the leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions revealed in its latest Small Business Index survey that approximately three-fourths (70 percent) of small business owners (SMBs) indicated they did not use tax software when they filed their taxes in 2016. The […]

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