Amazon hosted Global Free Library event series in honor of World Book Day

Events around the world garnered more than 17,200 book donations and brought more than 7,400 participants together to share a love of reading, globally SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — In honor of World Book Day – a day dedicated to authors, illustrators and readers across the globe, celebrated annually on April 23 – […]

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Book release: The Whole Foods Diet: The Lifesaving Plan for Health and Longevity

CEO John Mackey co-authors book about health, wellness and benefits of unprocessed, plant-based eating; donates royalties from book sales to company’s nonprofit foundations AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is proud to announce the release of co-founder and CEO John Mackey’s newest book, The Whole Foods Diet: The Lifesaving Plan […]

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Barnes & Noble to host Spring Educator Appreciation Days, April 1-9

Special Events Include a Grant Writing Workshop, an Ozobot Evo Demonstration and a Summer Reading Program Overview & Teacher Kit Distribution Educators Can Enter to Win a $1,000 Barnes & Noble Gift Card New York, NY, 2017-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading […]

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Barnes & Noble celebrates Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast movie with fun activities for children

Stores Nationwide to Feature Fun Activities for Children Including a Storytime, Themed Activities, Sing-Along, and Special Giveaways NEW YORK, NY, 2017-Mar-24 — /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 (March 23, 2017) announced in collaboration […]

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Barnes & Noble announces new stock repurchase program of up to $50 million of its common shares

NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) today (03/15/2017 ) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new stock repurchase program of up to $50 million of its common shares, to be utilized at the Company’s discretion. Stock repurchases under this program may be made through open market […]

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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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The YA Book Prize 2017 Shortlists Ten Titles

London, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bookseller has announced the ten titles on the shortlist for THE YA BOOK PRIZE 2017. Three debut authors are up against heavyweights Malorie Blackman and Francesca Simon for the £2,000 prize, which will be awarded at a ceremony at Hay Festival on 1st June 2017. Former children’s laureate […]

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Get to Know the Winners of the 26th Annual Discover Great New Writers Awards

Abby Geni and Matthew Desmond Are the 2016 Discover Great New Writers Award Winners New York, New York, 2017-Mar-06 — /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 (March 1, 2017) announced that Abby Geni’s The […]

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Sainsbury’s expects Harry Potter will be the most popular character at this year’s World Book Day

Sainsbury’s expects Harry Potter will be the most popular character at this year’s World Book Day   More kids across the UK expected to celebrate World Book Day than ever before Sainsbury’s sold a total of 1.2 million children’s costumes in 2016 Sainsbury’s childrenswear has performed ahead of the market over the last two years […]

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LVMH takes part in an ambitious project to publish the Complete Works of Voltaire

LVMH takes part in an ambitious project to publish the Complete Works of Voltaire   Paris, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — LVMH is supporting an ambitious project at Oxford University to publish the Complete Works of Voltaire. The edition includes unpublished texts and pays tribute to Voltaire’s seminal thinking, which continues to resonate today. Micromégas, […]

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Chipotle Mexican Grill expands its Chipotle Reading Rewards program

Chipotle motivates young readers with reading rewards, incentivizing book smarts with delicious food DENVER, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced today  (Feb. 8, 2017) the expansion of the Chipotle Reading Rewards program, which rewards young readers with free Chipotle kid’s meals for reaching their reading goals. “We understand the importance […]

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$105,000 prize pool for the winners of the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award

Winners to Be Announced at a Special Ceremony in New York City on Wednesday, March 1 Prize Pool for Winning Writers and Finalists Is More Than $100,000 with Winners Receiving a Year of Promotion from Barnes & Noble NEW YORK, NY, 2017-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail […]

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Barnes & Noble to host special events to celebrate the new animated adventure The LEGO® Batman Movie

First Event January 28 to Feature Fun Activities for Children Ages 5+ Including a LEGO®-Inspired Building Experience, Sing-Along and Special Giveaways Additional Events February 25 and March 11 at Stores Nationwide, with More Details to Be Announced in the Coming Weeks New York, New York, 2017-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: […]

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Barnes & Noble’s 2016 Holiday Book Drive collected more than 1.6 million books to benefit children through local charities

Increase of Nearly 100,000 Books on Last Year’s Total NEW YORK, NY, 2017-Jan-13 — /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 ( January 10, 2017) announced that it collected more than 1.6 million books during […]

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Kohl’s announces children’s books by award-winning author Dr. Seuss as part of its new Kohl’s Cares collection

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., 2017-Jan-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is proud to offer families the enormously popular children’s books by award-winning author Dr. Seuss, as part of the new Kohl’s Cares collection. The captivating stories, colorful illustrations and menagerie of characters have been enchanting children and parents for decades. Books and toys are […]

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Athleta launches Power of She campaign; features 98-year-old yogi Tao Porchon-Lynch on itS first 2017 catalog cover

PETALUMA, Calif., 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Athleta is starting 2017 with the launch of a Power of She campaign showcasing the power of women coming together to create social impact through a foundation of health and wellness. The new campaign builds on the Power of She platform the brand launched in April 2016.  The Power of She brings to life […]

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Barnes & Noble offers educators special discounts to celebrate Educator Appreciation Days from January 7-15, 2017

Special Discounts Including 25% Off Most Merchandise, Events, Giveaways and the Opportunity to Enter for a Chance to Win Prizes  Educators Can Enter for a Chance to Win a Selection of Books from Sterling Publishing for the Classroom, Valued at Approximately $4,000 New York, NY, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — To celebrate pre-K-12 educators, Barnes & […]

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Barnes & Noble offers the best in class educational toys and games selection for the 2016 holiday season

New York, NY, 2016-Dec-15 — /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 (December 13, 2016) released its top educational toys and games list for the 2016 holiday season (www.bn.com/topholidaytoyslist). Barnes & Noble has all the […]

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Amazon top 20 best-selling books list of 2016

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the best-selling book of 2016 overall and in the Kids & Teens category Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is also this year’s Most Wished For and Most Gifted book SEATTLE, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Dec. 7, 2016) announced its best-selling books of 2016, best-selling […]

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Nutrition and fitness guru Joe Wicks to become best seller in the Tesco celebrity chef book chart

Nutrition and fitness guru Joe Wicks to become best seller in the Tesco celebrity chef book chart   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nutrition and fitness guru Joe Wicks’ fantastic year has got even better – he’s just taken Jamie Oliver’s crown as the UK’s favourite recipe book author. Joe, who rose […]

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Dior pays homage to its seven creative directors with a book dedicated to each of them

Dior pays homage to its seven creative directors with a book dedicated to each of them   Paris, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seven volumes, one for each of the designers of the iconic couture house at 30 avenue Montaigne. To celebrate its 70th anniversary, Dior is paying homage to its seven creative directors with […]

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Vivian Howard book signing at Lowes Foods in Wilmington on Friday, December 9

WILMINGTON, N.C., 2016-Dec-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Noted chef, television personality and author Vivian Howard will be at Lowes Foods in Wilmington on Friday, December 9 from 4-6 p.m. Lowes Foods is located at 341 South College Street. While at Lowes Foods, she will sign her New York Times best-selling cookbook Deep Run Roots: Stories […]

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Barnes & Noble to hold its first-ever Harry Potter Magical Holiday Ball at stores nationwide on Friday, December 9

Harry Potter Magical Holiday Ball at Barnes & Noble Stores Nationwide Will Feature Dancing, Music, Harry Potter-Themed Activities & a Special Giveaway Customers Can Discover Barnes & Noble’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter with Unique Assortment of Books, Toys & Games and Gifts, Perfect for the Whole Family New York, New York, 2016-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

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Neiman Marcus Group appoints Michael Fung as Interim CFO and COO

DALLAS, TX, 2016-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) announces effective November 28, 2016 Michael Fung will serve as Interim Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Neiman Marcus Group. This position was previously held by Donald T. Grimes. Most recently, Mr. Fung served as Interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for […]

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Costa announces shortlists for the 2016 Costa Book Awards

Costa announces shortlists for the 2016 Costa Book Awards   Three previous Costa/Whitbread Award winners feature in the Novel Award category: Maggie O’Farrell, Rose Tremain and Sebastian Barry, whose book The Secret Scripture was named 2008 Costa Book of the Year, together with Sarah Perry for The Essex Serpent The First Novel Award category includes […]

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SPAR Partners keeps connection with customers through its magazines

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2016-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR customers enjoy news and recipes featured in online magazines and our SPAR Partners are meeting this need and developing and communicating with customers in a variety of ways. The publication of online magazines is gaining popularity, ensuring that customers can search recipes and keep themselves […]

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Barnes & Noble promises a series of incredible offers during its Black Friday Weekend

Return of Black Friday Signed Editions with Over a Half-Million Books Signed by More Than 100 Acclaimed Authors Introducing NOOK Tablet® 7”: The Most Affordable NOOK Ever at Just $49.99 Buy 1, Get 1 50% off Offer on Over a Thousand Educational Toys & Games New York, New York, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & […]

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Barnes & Noble announces the appointment of Demos Parneros as Chief Operating Officer

New York, NY, 2016-Nov-23 — /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 (November 21, 2016) announced that Demos Parneros has been named Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Parneros, whose appointment is effective immediately, will report to […]

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SPAR UK’s Luxury Mince Pies endorsed by women’s magazine, Good Housekeeping Institute

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands,, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR UK’s multi award-winning Luxury Mince Pies have been endorsed by the popular women’s magazine, Good Housekeeping Institute. The December issue of the magazine, on sale from November, highlights the great taste and fantastic quality of SPAR’s Luxury Mince Pies: “The richly spiced mincemeat is moist […]

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Customers can now pickup purchases from Rakuten’s online bookstore at Lawson stores across Japan

Tokyo, 2016-Nov-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. today (November 17, 2016) announced that it is collaborating with Lawson, Inc. on a pickup service that will allow customers to receive books, CDs, DVDs and other products purchased from Rakuten’s online bookstore, Rakuten Books, at Lawson convenience stores around Japan (11,922 stores as of the […]

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