Office Depot to sell its business in Australia and New Zealand to Platinum Equity

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its business in Australia and New Zealand to Platinum Equity. Office Depot had previously disclosed its intention to sell substantially all of its international businesses under a process that began in 2016. […]

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Zalando SE grew revenues in the 1Q 2017 by 22.0-24.0% to EUR 971-987 million

Revenues at EUR 971-987 million (22.0-24.0% growth) Adjusted EBIT of EUR 10-30 million (1.0-3.0% margin) Full-year guidance confirmed BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zalando SE, Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, grew revenues in the first quarter of 2017 by 22.0-24.0% to EUR 971-987 million (Q1 2016: EUR 796.1 million), according to preliminary […]

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CBRE celebrates successful client outcomes with “Client Advantage” advertising program

Ads Highlight Client Success Stories Los Angeles, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE has launched “Client Advantage”, a digital, social and print advertising program which celebrates successful client outcomes. The ads will be featured in outlets around the world including the Financial Times, Les Echos, GlobeSt, Real Estate Alert and The Commercial Observer. The […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts hot coffee varieties now available on board Amtrak Acela Express

Dunkin’ Donuts Original Blend and Dunkin’ Decaf® Hot Coffees Available on Amtrak’s Acela Express® High-Speed Trains Beginning Today CANTON, MA and WASHINGTON, DC , 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts and Amtrak today announced that Dunkin’ Donuts Original Blend and Dunkin’ Decaf hot coffee varieties are now available on board Amtrak Acela Express high-speed trains […]

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Tesco sells its opticians business in the UK and Republic of Ireland to Vision Express

Tesco today announces the sale of its opticians business in the UK and Republic of Ireland to Vision Express in a move to further simplify its business and serve its shoppers better. CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco Opticians currently operates in 206 stores across the UK and three stores in the Republic […]

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Sly Fox’s Circle of Progress Pale Ale from barley malt composted with Wegmans food scraps to be featured at select Wegmans Pubs

Partnership with Pennsylvania Farm turns food scraps from Wegmans into compost that is used to grow the barley for Sly Fox’s Circle of Progress Pale Ale Rochester, NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting on Earth Day, April 22, select Wegmans Pub locations will feature Sly Fox’s Circle of Progress Pale Ale – a […]

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365 by Whole Foods Market debuts at Greater Austin

Texas’ first 365 store to open in Greater Austin AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — 365 by Whole Foods Market’s first Texas location will open at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 26, in Cedar Park, following a bread-breaking ceremony with company officials and the community. Opening day will feature live music by Austin favorite Shinyribs […]

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CBRE acquires Mainstream Software, Inc. a technology solutions provider for facilities management operations

Acquisition bolsters CBRE’s growing competitive advantage in digital and technology capabilities Los Angeles, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBG) today (April 18, 2017) announced that it has acquired the business of Mainstream Software, Inc. (Mainstream), a technology company that provides mobile and software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology solutions for facilities management operations. Mainstream’s […]

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Visa Inc. declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.165 per share of class A common stock

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today (Apr. 18, 2017) announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.165 per share of class A common stock (determined in the case of class B and class C common stock and series B and C convertible participating preferred stock […]

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Visa Inc. announces the appointment of John F. Lundgren as a new independent director

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) announced today (Apr. 18, 2017) that its board of directors has appointed John F. Lundgren as a new independent director, effective immediately. Mr. Lundgren will also serve as a member of the board’s audit and risk committee. Mr. Lundgren was chief executive officer (CEO) […]

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BJ’s Restaurants to release its 1Q 2017 results on Thursday, April 27, 2017

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today ( April 18, 2017) announced that it will release its first quarter 2017 results after the market closes on Thursday, April 27, 2017.  The Company will host an investor conference call at 2:00 p.m. (Pacific) that same day.  The conference call will […]

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Kroger announces the promotion of Angel Colón to senior director of diversity

CINCINNATI, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (April 18, 2017 ) announced Angel Colón has been promoted to senior director of diversity. He has been serving as the company’s director of multicultural development for merchandising since 2008. Mr. Colon succeeds Rueben Shaffer, who retired at the end of March, […]

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Walgreens Healthcare Clinic locations to offer testing services for sexually transmitted infections

In addition, Healthcare Clinics in the Houston market will begin prescribing PrEP for HIV prevention April 25 DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beginning April 25, Walgreens Healthcare Clinic locations in select markets will offer testing services for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV, Hepatitis B and C, chlamydia, gonorrhea and other conditions. […]

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Starbucks introduces its first Unicorn Frappuccino® blended beverage

Starbucks introduces its first Unicorn Frappuccino® blended beverage   Seattle, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The elusive unicorn from medieval legend has been making a comeback. Once only found in enchanted forests, unicorns have been popping up in social media with shimmering unicorn-themed food and drinks. Now Starbucks is taking the trend to a […]

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COOP: Kärcher ruft Bodenreiniger zurück

COOP: Kärcher ruft Bodenreiniger zurück   BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Kärcher AG ruft aus Sicherheitsgründen ein Reinigungsmittel zurück. Von diesem Rückruf ist auch Coop Bau+Hobby betroffen. Der Artikel ist auch bei anderen Händlern im Verkauf. Das Reinigungsmittel darf ab sofort nicht mehr benützt werden. Der Artikel ist bereits für den […]

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VEGGIE BAGS EROBERN DIE MIGROS NATIONAL

VEGGIE BAGS EROBERN DIE MIGROS NATIONAL   Zürich, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die wiederverwendbaren Veggie Bags für Früchte und Gemüse im Offenverkauf haben ihre Testphase in der Migros Zürich erfolgreich bestanden. Ab heute kann man Veggie Bags in allen Migros-Filialen in der ganzen Schweiz kaufen. Die wiederverwendbaren transparenten Veggie Bags zum Abpacken von […]

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MIGROS WIRD OFFIZIELLER VIP-CATERER DES SPENGLER CUP DAVOS

MIGROS WIRD OFFIZIELLER VIP-CATERER DES SPENGLER CUP DAVOS   Gossau, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Catering Services Migros Ostschweiz (CSM) erhalten den Zuschlag, ab 2017 das VIP-Catering am Spengler Cup in Davos zu übernehmen. Die Zusammenarbeit wurde für eine Dauer von fünf Jahren vereinbart. Der Spengler Cup gilt als das älteste internationale Eishockey-Mannschaftsturnier […]

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100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ to host day-long jobs and resource fair in Dallas on Friday, May 19

100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ to host day-long jobs and resource fair in Dallas on Friday, May 19   With youth unemployment in Dallas one of the highest in the nation, the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ will host an unprecedented day-long jobs and resource fair in Dallas, kicking off a long-term effort to hire and engage young people […]

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Kesko Group’s sales were up 30.5% in March 2017

Helsinki, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko Group’s sales in March 2017 totalled €1,003.8 million, and were up 30.5%. In comparable terms, excluding the impact of business arrangements, sales in local currencies increased by 4.9%. There were two more delivery days than in the previous year. “Kesko’s sales in March increased in all divisions. Growth […]

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The new Ginza Six retail complex in Tokyo welcomes ten stores from LVMH Maisons

The new Ginza Six retail complex in Tokyo welcomes ten stores from LVMH Maisons   Paris, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new Ginza Six retail complex in Tokyo was inaugurated on April 17 at a ceremony attended by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Tokyo Governor, Yuriko Koike and Bernard Arnault, Chairman and Chief Executive […]

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Grupo EROSKI y Grupo DIA acuerdan la creación de una sociedad conjunta para la negociación de sus marcas propias

La nueva sociedad estará constituida de forma paritaria, al 50% por cada una de las compañías Contará inicialmente con una plantilla de 53 profesionales, procedentes de ambas compañías ELORRIO,España, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Grupo EROSKI y Grupo DIA han firmado un acuerdo para la creación de RED LIBRA TRADING SERVICES S.L., una nueva […]

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The H&M Foundation provides further support to Save the Children – totaling $600,000 – for their work in Ethiopia

Following the worst drought in decades, a major food security emergency is ongoing in southern Ethiopia. The H&M Foundation now makes their third donation to Save the Children – totaling $600,000 – to support their work in this region. Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — jThe 2015 drought in Ethiopia, caused by the […]

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Reasor’s hosts Oreo Stacking Contest 2017

Tahlequah, OK, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Reasor’s is challenging you to come test your OREO Stacking skills at ONEOK Field on select games throughout the season. Visit the Reasor’s and Nabisco Oreo booth on April 30th, May 7th, May 21st, and June 4th to test your stacking skills at the 1:05 pm games. […]

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PetSmart to acquire online pet retailer Chewy, Inc.

Combined Company Provides Most Convenient Customer Experience Across Brick and Mortar and Online Channels Phoenix, AZ, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, Inc. (“PetSmart”) today (Apr. 18, 2017) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Chewy, Inc. (“Chewy”), the online pet retailer. The acquisition accelerates the execution of PetSmart’s strategy and […]

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The Wendy’s Company to release its 1Q 2017 results on Wednesday, May 10

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) will release its first quarter 2017 results before the market opens on Wednesday, May 10. A conference call will follow at 9 a.m. ET, with a simultaneous webcast from the investors section of the Company’s website at www.aboutwendys.com. The live conference call will […]

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Majid Al Futtaim launches its Net Positive strategy

Majid Al Futtaim launches its Net Positive strategy   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has today ( APRIL 18, 2017) launched its Net Positive strategy in the presence of Dr. Thani Ahmad Al […]

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Lenta to release its 1Q 2017 consolidated sales and operating results on 20th April 2017

St-Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Apr-19 — /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 first quarter of 2017 on 20th April 2017. Lenta will also host an Analyst and Investor Conference Call on […]

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LCP appointed to manage two parades of retail units in Airdrie, Scotland

London, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — LCP, the leading property investment and management company, has been appointed to manage two parades of retail units in Airdrie, Scotland. The company has taken on the asset management of 66-90 Graham Street and 4-16 Gartlea Road after property firm Sheet Anchor Investments acquired the 13 units for […]

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USDA offers home cooks tips on food safety

WASHINGTON, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — With spring renewal upon us, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service invites home cooks to gain kitchen confidence by refreshing their perspectives on food safety. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year approximately 48 million Americans suffer from foodborne […]

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Cabela’s enters into agreements with Synovus Financial Corp and Capital One for the sale of assets and liabilities of World’s Foremost Bank

Synovus Bank to Acquire Assets and Deposits of World’s Foremost Bank; Capital One to Acquire Credit Card Assets and Related Liabilities and Become Long-term Cabela’s Credit Card Issuing Partner Cabela’s Shareholders to Receive $61.50 Per Share Under Amended Bass Pro Shops Merger Agreement Transaction Expected to Close in Third Quarter of 2017 Subject to Cabela’s […]

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