INTERSPAR Austria donates €92,000 to SOS Children’s Villages to help provide shelter and care for abandoned and orphaned children

Austria, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — INTERSPAR has been an important partner of the Austrian charity, SOS Children’s Villages, for 12 years. The company recently donated €92,000 to the organisation, which provides shelter and care for abandoned, destitute and orphaned children. To raise this money, INTERSPAR ran a campaign called ‘Every move counts’, whereby […]

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Rite Aid starts its annual fundraising campaign to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Now Through May 6, Customers Can Purchase $1 Paper Miracle Balloons to Support Their Local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital Rite Aid Raised $6 Million in 2016, Bringing Grand Fundraising Total Since 1994 to Nearly $81 Million Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — From now through May 6, Rite Aid associates chainwide will be […]

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SPAR fundraising initiative raised more than €18,000 for Children’s Cancer Aid Switzerland

For 15 years, SPAR has been a reliable partner of Children’s Cancer Aid Switzerland, providing support to affected families through fundraising campaigns. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Every year “Gleam of Hope” shopping bags go on sale instore for a limited period of time as a way of raising money for the […]

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Build-A-Bear Workshop and Saban Brands announce Power Rangers Collection

Power Rangers Collection Now Available at buildabear.com, buildabear.co.uk and in U.S., Canada and U.K. Build-A-Bear Workshop Stores ST. LOUIS, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW), an interactive destination where Guests can create personalized furry friends, and Saban Brands, creator of the 24-year Power Rangers franchise, today unveiled two new Make-Your-Own Power Rangers […]

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The Children’s Place announces new $250 million share repurchase program and 100% increase in its quarterly dividend

SECAUCUS, N.J., 2017-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Children’s Place, Inc.(Nasdaq:PLCE), the largest pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a new $250 million share repurchase program and has increased the Company’s quarterly dividend to $0.40 per share from $0.20 per share. Jane Elfers, President and Chief […]

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Best Buy Canada announces the return of Geek Squad Academy to offer free hands-on technology classes to kids

Burnaby, BC, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Best Buy Canada is proud to announce the return of Geek Squad Academy to Canada for the third year. Geek Squad Academy pairs non-profit organizations and schools with local Geek Squad Agents from Best Buy stores to offer hands-on technology classes, at no charge, to youth aged 10-16 […]

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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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SPAR Zimbabwe’s “Piggy Bank Challenge” provides support for children’s charity

Zimbabwe, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Zimbabwe recently ran a campaign – the ‘Piggy Bank Challenge’ – aimed at educating children on the importance of saving money whilst at the same time providing financial support for children’s charity, Childline. Running until the end of February, the campaign saw piggy banks (money boxes) on sale […]

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Nintendo’s highly-anticipated new console, Switch arrives at Toys“R”Us stores nationwide

Nintendo’s highly-anticipated new console, Switch arrives at Toys“R”Us stores nationwide   WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gamers, rejoice! This Friday, March 3, Nintendo’s highly-anticipated new console, Switch, will hit shelves at Toys“R”Us stores nationwide – no preorder required! A combination home console and handheld, Switch delivers an entirely new way to play whenever […]

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Sainsbury’s stores in Liverpool trials autism friendly initiative

Sainsbury’s stores in Liverpool trials autism friendly initiative   London, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Three Sainsbury’s stores in Liverpool are trialling an autism friendly initiative, helping Liverpool achieve its goal of being the first autism friendly city in the UK. Adjustments made to meet the needs of children with autism, all day every […]

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Paradies Lagardère help grant wishes to children with life-threatening conditions through its variety of initiatives

ATLANTA, 2017-Mar-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the North American travel retail and restaurateur leader, is proud to announce that it’s given more than $65,000 to the Make-A-Wish® Foundation, supporting operations in both the U.S. and Canada. The company has been a Platinum partner of Make-A-Wish® Canada since 2004, and has long worked […]

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Lindex to open its first store on Mariehamn, Åland in May 2017

Lindex to open its first store on Mariehamn, Åland in May 2017   Sweden, 2017-Feb-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lindex opens the first store on Åland in May 2017. The Lindex store will be located in the heart Mariehamn, in a central location in the shopping centre, Zeipels. Lindex has previously been present in Åland […]

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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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Toys“R”Us® becomes the first retailer to bring Lightseekers to all of its stores nationwide

Line of Smart Figures, Trading Cards and More Available First at Toys“R”Us Stores Nationwide Starting, Saturday, July 1 Pre-sale to Begin Online at Toysrus.com on Monday, April 17 OAK BROOK, IL, 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — TOMY International, the master toy licensee for Lightseekers, announced today (February 18, 2017) that the world’s leading dedicated toy […]

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Parents who want to style their children in the latest street style and fashion trends can now do so thanks to Mini Trend

CHICAGO, IL, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Launched this month, Mini Trend (www.shopminitrend.com) is an exclusive online boutique that offers its own line of children’s apparel and accessories as well as trendy clothing, shoes, and accessories from fashion retailers around the world. Current products include birthday party dresses, gladiator sandals, off-the-shoulder tops, and more. […]

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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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Walgreens and PeopleForBikes launch unique road cycling journeys in support of Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day Campaign

Road Cycling Experience to Benefit Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day Campaign to End Child Poverty DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens and PeopleForBikes have joined together to introduce “Ride On for Red Nose Day,” two four-day professional-grade road cycling experiences that will begin April 30 to help support Red Nose Day’s mission to […]

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Amazon Original Kids Series, Pete the Cat and Costume Quest to debut at Prime Video

Brand-new children’s series will become available exclusively on Prime Video SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Feb. 13, 2017) announced it has ordered two new Amazon Original Kids Series, Pete the Cat, based on the award-winning book series, and Costume Quest, from the popular video games. Amazon’s new children’s series come from talented […]

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L.O.L Surprise! now available at Argos stores

L.O.L Surprise! now available at Argos stores   Milton Keynes, UK, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The very latest craze in kids’ collectibles, L.O.L Surprise! comes to the UK’s number one toy store this week. Inspired by the unboxing phenomenon, the ‘Lil Outrageous Littles’ feature seven different layers for children to unwrap, each containing a […]

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Tops Friendly Markets announces the return of Double Give Back days as part of the Tops in Education program

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, western Vermont, and north central Massachusetts is pleased to bring back Double Give Back days as part of the Tops in Education program for the entire month of February. Now through February 28, those registered […]

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SPAR to run SPARK kids Athletics Park during 2017 European Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade on 3-5 March

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — As principle sponsor of the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade on 3-5 March, SPAR will once again be working with the Female Coaching Network (FCN) to run the SPARK kids Athletics Park (SPARK). SPARK was first launched at the 2010 European Athletics Championships and has since developed […]

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EROSKI entrega 45.500€ a 13 asociaciones de ayuda a la infancia, obtenidos gracias a la solidaridad de sus clientes

EROSKI entrega 45.500€ a 13 asociaciones de ayuda a la infancia, obtenidos gracias a la solidaridad de sus clientes   La campaña “Mide sonrisas”, que se ha llevado a cabo por quinto año consecutivo durante el período navideño, ha logrado una gran aceptación por parte de los clientes de EROSKI ELORRIO,España, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail […]

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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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Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship program now open for applications

Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship program now open for applications   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer team members and their children will once again have a chance to receive up to $10,000 to further their college education with the Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship program, a competitive scholarship administered by Grand […]

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The Wawa Foundation donates $100,000 to Winnie Palmer Hospital for its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

The Wawa Foundation Donates $100,000 for New Transport Incubator Orlando, FL, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wawa Foundation has awarded Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies a $100,000 grant for its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Supporting The Wawa Foundation’s health-focused giving initiative, the grant funds will purchase a new incubator used to […]

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Ten Drawings Selected from 70,000 Submissions Around the World for IKEA’s third annual Soft Toy Drawing Competition

Ten Drawings Selected from 70,000 Submissions Around the World for IKEA’s third annual Soft Toy Drawing Competition   Children 12 and Under Were Invited to Co-Create New Toy Collection; Ten Drawings Have Been Selected from 70,000 Submissions Around the World – Including One from the U.S. – for New Collection Available November 2017 CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, […]

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Toys“R”Us appoints Cornell Boggs as its EVP and General Counsel

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc., the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, today (February 7, 2017) announced the hiring of Cornell Boggs as its Executive Vice President and General Counsel, effective February 15, 2017. He will report directly to Chairman and CEO Dave Brandon. Mr. Boggs joins Toys“R”Us from […]

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Amazon announces the fourth season of Gold Parents’ Choice Award-winning original kids series, Annedroids on Prime Video, March 3

From Creator J.J. Johnson (Dino Dan), the new season of Annedroids, a series which garnered 10 Daytime Emmy Award nominations and a Gold Parents’ Choice Award in 2016, continues to inspire children to be curious and learn by showcasing STEM curriculum SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Feb. 3, 2017) announced that the fourth season […]

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30 years of partnership: Toys“R”Us remains as K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers largest retail contributor to its charities

Specialty Toy and Baby Products Retailer Brings Playtime, Learning and Basic Necessities to Millions of Children Through Partnership with K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers® Wayne, NJ, 2017-Feb-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — There are 15 million children living in poverty in the U.S. – 50 percent of which are not reading at grade-level by the fourth grade. That […]

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Toys“R”Us supports impoverished families with $100M donation over the past 30 years

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Feb-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — There are 15 million children living in poverty in the U.S. lacking basic necessities like food, clothes and diapers; but also deprived of important play opportunities that help foster critical emotional, physical and cognitive development. Studies have shown, kids who live below the poverty line are more likely […]

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