Price Rite, Feed the Children, Pepsi, United Way of Greater New Bedford to help 800 New Bedford-area families in need

New Bedford, MA, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Supermarkets is partnering with Feed the Children and Pepsi, with support from United Way of Greater New Bedford, to distribute food and essentials to 800 New Bedford-area families in need. Each family, pre-identified based on need by United Way of Greater New Bedford, will […]

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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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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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Walgreens kicks off six-week charitable campaign benefitting Red Nose Day

Walgreens returns as exclusive U.S. retailer of Red Noses, on sale starting April 17, to help end child poverty — one nose at a time DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Red Noses, the iconic symbol of the Red Nose Day cause to end child poverty, are on sale beginning today (17 April […]

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Amazon help parents and kids connect with new feature for its Amazon FreeTime service

Discussion Cards let parents share in their kids’ digital experience through short summaries of the books, videos, educational apps and games their kids are using in Amazon FreeTime, and connect with their kids through suggested questions and family activities designed to encourage dinner table conversation Parent Dashboard helps parents discover and learn about the books, […]

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Tops Friendly Markets to host cooking class for kids just in time to pamper mom for Mother’s Day!

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Apr-13 — /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 be able to offer a special class for aspiring chefs just in time to pamper mom for Mother’s Day! A Tribute to Mom is a great […]

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Stripes® Convenience Stores and APlus® Store host in-store campaigns to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

SALT LAKE CITY and DALLAS, 2017-Apr-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Now through May 3, Stripes® Convenience Stores and APlus® Stores will be asking customers to “Put Their Money Where The Miracles Are” and purchase a $1 Miracle Balloon to raise funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals). Stripes and APlus, operated by Sunoco […]

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts kicks off fundraising campaign to provide summer camp experience to children with chronic medical conditions

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts kicks off fundraising campaign to provide summer camp experience to children with chronic medical conditions   WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today ( April 5, 2017 ) announced the beginning of the 9th annual Drive for 45 campaign. The campaign will raise money for Victory Junction, a […]

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Toys“R”Us® kicks off its fundraising campaign to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

Wayne, NJ, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today (April 3, 2017) announced the start of its fundraising campaign in stores and online through June 12 to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. This is the first […]

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Co-op stores in Wales support Follow Your Dreams’ appeal to collect eggs for children with learning disabilities

Wales, UK, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Co-op food stores in Wales have teamed-up with Follow Your Dreams to put a big smile on more than a thousand young faces this Easter. More than one hundred Co-op food stores are supporting the Church Village-based charity in its annual appeal to collect more than a thousand […]

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Big Lots kicks off fundraising campaign to benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Retailer Offers Donation Platform in All Stores and Online Columbus, Ohio, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Big Lots (NYSE: BIG), announced today (March 30, 2017)  the relaunch of their national point-of-sale fundraising campaign to benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital, in their efforts to provide care to children in all 50 states and over 50 different countries […]

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Joy in Childhood Foundation to support Starlight Children’s Foundation and Feeding America® with $3 million commitment

Funding Reinforces the Joy in Childhood Foundation’s Commitment to Providing Joy to Sick and Hungry Kids CANTON, Mass., 2017-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The newly-launched Joy in Childhood Foundation today (March 30, 2017) announced a three-year, $3 million commitment to two national charities – Starlight Children’s Foundation and Feeding America®. Both grants will focus on supporting programs […]

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Carrefour China joins One Store One School One Farm Project across China

Carrefour China joins One Store One School One Farm Project across China   China, 2017-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The project One Store, One School, One Farm is designed to choose Carrefour stores, primary schools and farms to establish cooperation relations, encouraging students to participate in the practical activities and educating them for the […]

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Babies“R”Us® brings The Honest Company’s products in stores and online

Family-Favorite Brand Known for its Commitment to Safe and Effective Products and On-Trend Designs is Now Available at Nation’s Leading Baby Product Retailer Wayne, NJ, 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — When a child is born into the world, so is a parent. Among the very first things to cross the minds of new caregivers […]

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Joint Effort of CVS Health, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, and Pittsburgh Public Schools Aims to Prevent Youth Drug Abuse

PITTSBURGH, 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and the Pittsburgh Public Schools today (March 23, 2017) announced a unique public-private partnership that will bring CVS Health’s prescription drug abuse prevention program, Pharmacists Teach, to students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, with the help of student pharmacists […]

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Chipotle and Discovery Education Launch Television Series about Good Food Choices on iTunes

Chipotle and Discovery Education Launch Television Series about Good Food Choices on iTunes   Available exclusively on iTunes and in partnership with Discovery Education, the original series highlights ways for parents and kids to make good food choices DENVER, 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today (Mar. 22, 2017) released “RAD Lands,” […]

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BJ’s Wholesale Club donates $10,000 to youth sports league in Berkeley County

Community partnership will support upgraded facilities at Tom Conley Park ahead of new Club opening in Summerville CHARLESTON, S.C., 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Wholesale Club today (March 23, 2017) announced that it has donated $10,000 to Ladson Youth Organization, a youth sports league in Berkeley County. The donation from the BJ’s Charitable Foundation […]

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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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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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