PRODUCT RECALL: Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of Salmonella

PRODUCT RECALL: Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of Salmonella   Plano, Texas, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Frito-Lay today (April 21, 2017) announced it is voluntarily recalling select Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored […]

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Hospira recalls certain 25% Dextrose Injection, USP, (Infant) due to the presence of particulate matter

Lake Forest, Illinois, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hospira, Inc., a Pfizer company, is voluntarily recalling one lot of 25% Dextrose Injection, USP, (Infant) pre-filled syringe tothe hospital/user level due to the presence of particulatematter, identified as human hair, found within an internal sample syringe. In the event that the particulate is administered to a […]

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C.O. Truxton, Inc. recalls Phenobarbital Tablets, USP, 15 mg due to labeling error

Bellmawr, New Jersey, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — C.O. Truxton, Inc. is voluntarily recalling lot 70952A of Phenobarbital Tablets, USP, 15 mg, to the consumer/user level. The manufacturer received a confirmed customer complaint that a bottle labeled as phenobarbital 15 mg was found to contain phenobarbital 30 mg tablets. This mislabeled product could expose the […]

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Hummingbird Wholesale recalls Organic Cocoa-Dusted Chocolate Ginger that may contain undeclared hazelnut

Eugene, Oregon, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hummingbird Wholesale of Eugene, Oregon is recalling 5lbs of Organic Cocoa-Dusted Chocolate Ginger, because it may contain undeclared hazelnut. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to hazelnut run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Product was distributed to […]

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Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give to host free activities for junior golfers

Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give to host free activities for junior golfers   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give will once again engage young golf fans at Blythefield Country Club through a junior clinic, free admission and expanded activities during tournament week. “The Meijer […]

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Meijer to open new supercenters in Escanaba and Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. on May 18

Meijer to open new supercenters in Escanaba and Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. on May 18   First trucks deliver to new stores as retailer announces May 18 opening date for Escanaba and Sault Ste. Marie supercenters GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Who: Meijer, a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates 230 […]

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Co-op continues to investment in Wales with plans for 12 new food stores in 2017

MACHESTER, England, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op is creating up to 250 retail roles with plans to open 12 new food stores in Wales during 2017. The community retailer’s continued investment in Wales will see a more than £16M programme of food store openings and refits. Alongside a dozen new stores, there […]

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Sports Direct International plc to acquire 50 Bob’s Stores and Eastern Mountain Stores in the US

Shirebrook, UK, 2017-Apr-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sports Direct International plc (Sports Direct) announces that, on 19 April 2017, it received the approval of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court to acquire certain assets of Eastern Outfitters LLC, comprising the businesses of Bob’s Stores and Eastern Mountain Sports pursuant to a s.363 sale process, following the filing […]

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CVS Pharmacy introduces new store design to enhance retail customer experience

Reimagined store design, new health services, an expanded offering of health and beauty products and “better-for-you” food options rolling out Company will also remove certain chemicals from its beauty and personal care products and is developing new standards for vitamin and supplement offerings WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance elects Baxter International Chairman and CEO José E. Almeida to its board of directors

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced that José (Joe) E. Almeida, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Baxter International Inc., has been elected to its board of directors effective immediately. Almeida, who joins the board as an independent director, becomes the board’s 11th […]

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DDR Corp. reschedules its quarterly conference call and audio webcast to Tuesday, April 25, 2017

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, 2017-Apr-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — DDR Corp.  (NYSE: DDR), an owner, developer, and operator of shopping centers, announced today a revised schedule for its quarterly conference call and audio webcast, which was previously planned for Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 10 a.m. ET.  The rescheduled time is Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 4:45 […]

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Walmart’s 10th annual Global Responsibility Report: We believe that the value-maximizing strategy is the one that creates shared value for customers, business and society

2017 report outlines the retailer’s milestones in creating shared value for people, business and society BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart today released its tenth annual Global Responsibility Report, which looks back at the company’s progress during fiscal year 2017 in advancing the key areas of opportunity, sustainability and local communities. The report […]

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Amazon.com to open three additional fulfillment centers in New Jersey

With new sites in Cranbury Township, Edison and Logan Township, Amazon’s fulfillment footprint in New Jersey grows to 10 facilities SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open three additional fulfillment centers in New Jersey. The new sites in Cranbury Township, Edison and Logan Township will create more […]

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Carrefour and Hello Tomorrow Start-up Challenge in Brazil for first time

São Paulo, BRAZIL, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the first time, Carrefour is bringing to Brazil the Start-up Challenge, a competition which includes the global conference of the French NGO Hello Tomorrow, held annually in Paris. By means of this initiative, the organisation invites start-ups and entrepreneurs to participate in challenges in order to […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance’s regular quarterly dividend up by 4.2 percent over the year-ago period

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 37.5 cents per share, an increase of 4.2 percent over the year-ago period. The dividend is payable 12 June 2017 to stockholders of record on 18 May 2017. […]

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Kesko and Yamaha deal gets approval from The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (FCCA)

The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority has approved the transaction between Kesko and Yamaha The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (FCCA) has approved the transaction in which Konekesko Ltd, a Kesko Corporation subsidiary, sells its Yamarin boat business to Inhan Tehtaat Oy Ab, a subsidiary owned by Yamaha Motor Europe N.V. At the same time, […]

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Marks & Spencer updates on its five-year programme to improve its UK store estate

36 new stores to open in next six months Over 1,400 new jobs created Proposal to close six stores All colleagues in affected stores guaranteed redeployment in near-by stores LONDON, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) today updates on its five-year programme to improve its UK store estate to better meet the […]

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Drive-in restaurants chain Sonic Corp. to pay $0.14 quarterly cash dividend

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share of common stock to be paid to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 10, 2017, with a payment date […]

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Top awards for SM Investments Corporation at the 9th Annual Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit & Awards held in Malaysia

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments Corporation (SM) won two top awards at the 9th Annual Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit & Awards held in Malaysia on March 30 to 31. SM was the only Philippine company that bagged two platinum awards for the categories Best Corporate Communications & […]

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Restaurant Brands International Inc. to release 1Q 2017 financial results on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

OAKVILLE, ON, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Restaurant Brands International Inc. (TSX/NYSE: QSR, TSX: QSP) will release its first quarter 2017 financial results on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 and will host an investor conference call that morning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The earnings call will be webcast on the company’s investor relations website […]

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Russia: Lenta 1Q2017: total sales grew 17.2%

St-Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta Ltd, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA / “Lenta” or the “Company”) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the Company’s consolidated sales and operating results for the first quarter ended 31 March 2017. To download the full press release, please click here 1Q 2017 Operating […]

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Diebold Nixdorf to release 2017 Q1 financial results on Thursday, May 4

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD) will release 2017 first quarter financial results Thursday, May 4 before trading begins on the New York Stock Exchange.  Andy W. Mattes, president and chief executive officer, and Christopher A. Chapman, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the results during […]

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NCR 1Q2017: We are off to a strong start in 2017 with results that exceeded expectations

DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) reported financial results today for the three months ended March 31, 2017. First quarter highlights include: Revenue of $1.48 billion, up 2% as reported and up 9% excluding FX and the IPS divestiture Software revenue up 8%, software license growth of 29% and cloud growth […]

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SPAR Netherlands renovates stores throughout the country to reflect new design style

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Netherlands enjoyed a very successful year in 2016, with the company achieving good sales results. This year, working jointly with SPAR independent retailers and suppliers, SPAR Netherlands is rolling out a number of initiatives aimed at building an even stronger brand. Stores throughout the country are being […]

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The Home Depot® announces new consumer energy and GHG reduction goals for 2020

ATLANTA, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — In its effort to help reduce energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across the more than 2,000 communities where it operates, The Home Depot® has announced new consumer energy and GHG reduction goals for 2020. Anchored by the use of ENERGY STAR certified products, the consumer-driven goals […]

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AWS introduces new fully managed in-memory cache that can reduce Amazon DynamoDB response times from milliseconds to microseconds

New, fully managed in-memory cache can reduce Amazon DynamoDB response times from milliseconds to microseconds Preview starts today SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Apr. 19, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX), a fully managed, highly available, in-memory cache that can reduce Amazon DynamoDB […]

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Lowe’s to sell $1.50 billion of 3.100% Notes due 2027 and $1.50 billion of 4.050% Notes due 2047

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today it has agreed to sell $1.50 billion of 3.100% Notes due 2027 and $1.50 billion of 4.050% Notes due 2047 (collectively, the “Notes”). Estimated net proceeds from this offering will be approximately $2.96 billion, after deducting offering expenses and underwriters’ discounts. […]

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Albertsons Companies appoints Wayne Denningham to the new role of President and COO

BOISE, Idaho, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies today announced Wayne Denningham, EVP & Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed to the new role of President and Chief Operating Officer for Albertsons Companies. Bob Miller remains Chairman and CEO, a role he has held since April 2015. Denningham will continue to lead store operations […]

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BRC launches The Tariff Roadmap for the Next Government as part of its A Fair Brexit for Consumers project

LONDON, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ —As part of our A Fair Brexit For Consumers project, we have launched The Tariff Roadmap For The Next Government. The report focusses on the tariff aspects of Brexit, illustrating Britain’s current import trade relationships with data and facts to highlight the risks and opportunities presented by the journey ahead. […]

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Lindex sustainability report for 2016 released

Göteborg, Sweden, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (April 19, 2017) Lindex sustainability report for 2016 is released. The fashion company shows progress within several areas as a result of a dedicated sustainability work with partnership, innovation and transparency in the centre. Sustainability is essential in our business at Lindex. I am very proud of […]

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