RILA’s Jennifer Safavian: The border adjustment tax would jeopardize 42 million jobs retailers currently support

A Border Adjustable Tax Will Be ‘Uniformly Devastating’ To Retailers And Consumers Arlington , VA, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — ​Today (5/23/2017), Retail Industry Leaders Association Executive Vice President for Government Affairs Jennifer Safavian issued the following statement as the House Ways and Means Committee began its hearing examining the economic and consumer impact […]

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DDR prices $450 million of senior unsecured notes in an underwritten public offering

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — DDR Corp. (NYSE: DDR) today (May 23, 2017) announced the pricing of $450 million of senior unsecured notes in an underwritten public offering.  The offering consists of $450 million of 4.700% notes due 2027.  The notes are being offered to investors at a price of 99.817% with a […]

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AHOLD SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: AHOLD REPURCHASED 608,516 AHOLD COMMON SHARES IN THE PERIOD FROM MAY 15, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING MAY 19, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 608,516 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from May 15, 2017 up to and including May 19, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €19.98 per share for a total consideration of €12.2 million. These repurchases were […]

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Perry Ellis International to webcast its Annual Shareholder Meeting on Tuesday, June 13th

MIAMI, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International, Inc. (Nasdaq:PERY) will webcast its Annual Shareholder Meeting to the general public on Tuesday, June 13th, beginning at 11:00 AM (Eastern). The webcast can be accessed live via the link below or on the Investor Relations section of the Perry Ellis International website located at […]

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New fundraising program at PetSmart stores to raise $1 million for Service Dogs for Heroes

PetSmart Makes it Easy for Shoppers to Donate to this Important Cause Memorial Day through Independence Day Goal is to Raise $1 million to Train and Place Service Dogs With Eligible Veterans WILTON, Conn. and PHOENIX, Ariz., 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ —Blue Buffalo, PetSmart Charities and PetSmart are teaming up to support and raise […]

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Kingfisher reports sales of £2.9 billion during 1Q 2017

Q1 LFL down 0.6% reflecting continued weaker sales in France and some business disruption from our ONE Kingfisher plan Remain on track to deliver Year 2 strategic milestones Returned further £79m (23m shares) year to date via share buyback of previously announced c.£600m capital return(3) LONDON, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Véronique Laury, Chief […]

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‘Smid Tøjet design contest: Dennis Knudsen won the right to donate DKK 250,000 from BESTSELLER to a Red Cross Project

‘Smid Tøjet design contest: Dennis Knudsen won the right to donate DKK 250,000 from BESTSELLER to a Red Cross Project   BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last night (22 May 2017), the winner of the design contest ‘Smid Tøjet’ (drop your clothes) was found. Danish hairdresser and make-up artist Dennis Knudsen won the […]

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Carrefour now offers Apple Pay payment system in Italy

Carrefour now offers Apple Pay payment system in Italy   ITALY, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is now offering its customers IN ITALY the new easy, secure and personalised Apple Pay payment system which is transforming the mobile payments system thanks to its speed and convenience. Apple Pay functions on POS devices featuring the […]

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GLIDE to host the 18th Annual eBay for Charity Auction for Power Lunch with Warren Buffett, June 4-9

GLIDE to host the 18th Annual eBay for Charity Auction for Power Lunch with Warren Buffett, June 4-9   The auction supports GLIDE’s mission to provide San Francisco’s underserved residents with support and love. San Jose, California, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — GLIDE is pleased to announce the 18th Annual eBay for Charity Auction for […]

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Euro Automatic Cash upgrades its ATM network with state-of-the-art ATMs from NCR Corporation

Euro Automatic Cash upgrades its ATM network with more than 1,300 NCR ATMs Madrid, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Euro Automatic Cash, a joint venture in which Banco Popular Español has a 50 percent share, is transforming its ATM network to reflect its new corporate branding and image with state-of-the-art ATMs from NCR Corporation […]

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Diebold Nixdorf and Kony partner to offer white label mobile application solutions for financial institutions and retailers

Company also acquires minority equity stake in Kony, joining forces with leading mobile applications provider to drive innovative, consumer-centric experiences NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), the global leader in connected commerce, today (May 22, 2017) announced a strategic partnership with Kony, Inc., the leading enterprise mobility and […]

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Delivery Hero reports strong revenue growth in the first quarter of 2017

Berlin, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delivery Hero Group (“Delivery Hero”), the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace, today reported strong revenue growth in the first quarter of 2017. Revenues nearly doubled to EUR 121 million (Q1 2016: EUR 63 million), corresponding to a growth rate of 93% or 68% on a […]

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PetSmart intends to offer $1,350 million in aggregate principal amount of senior first lien notes due 2025

PHOENIX, AZ,  2017-May-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, Inc. (“PetSmart”) announced today (May 19, 2017) that it intends, subject to market and other customary conditions, to offer $1,350 million in aggregate principal amount of senior first lien notes due 2025 (the “senior first lien notes”) and $650 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes […]

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Dillard’s, Inc. annual meeting of shareholders in Little Rock, Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2017-May-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dillard’s, Inc. (NYSE:DDS) (the “Company” or “Dillard’s”) conducted its annual meeting of shareholders today (May 20, 2017) in Little Rock, Arkansas with Dillard’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, William Dillard, II, presiding. Mr. Dillard welcomed guests and acknowledged Mr. P.J. Smith of the Humane […]

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Luxottica Group S.p.A. to start procedure to voluntarily delist its American Depositary Shares from New York Stock Exchange

Milan (Italy), 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Luxottica Group S.p.A. (MTA: LUX; NYSE: LUX) decided today (May 16, 2017) to start the procedure to voluntarily delist its American Depositary Shares (ADSs), which are evidenced by American Depositary Receipts (ADRs), from the New York Stock Exchange. Luxottica intends to convert […]

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NRF urges Congress to focus on updating the existing federal income tax system rather than moving toward a consumption tax

WASHINGTON, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today (May 18, 2017) urged Congress to focus on updating the existing federal income tax system through comprehensive reform rather than moving toward a consumption tax. Under either approach, Congress should reject a proposed $1 trillion border adjustment tax that would drive up prices […]

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RILA EVP for Government Affairs Jennifer Safavian comments on retail community’s support for comprehensive tax reform

Arlington , VA, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Jennifer Safavian, RILA Executive Vice President for Government Affairs, issued the following statement regarding the retail community’s support for comprehensive tax reform following today’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing “How Tax Reform Will Grow Our Economy and Create Jobs.” “Retailers have a significant impact on […]

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Gap Inc. declares second quarter fiscal year 2017 dividend of $0.23 per share

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today (05/18/2017) announced that its board of directors authorized a second quarter fiscal year 2017 dividend of $0.23 per share, payable on or after July 26, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 5, 2017. About Gap Inc. Gap […]

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NGA applauds House Ways and Means Committee’s hearing on tax reform

ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (May 18, 2017), the National Grocers Association (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, released the following statement on the House Ways and Means Committee’s hearing on tax reform: “We applaud the House for taking an important first step towards a once-in-a-generation tax reform […]

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SM Prime Holdings, Inc. lists PhP 20 Billion SMPH Series G Fixed Bonds Due 2024 in PDEx organized secondary market

SM Prime Holdings, Inc. lists PhP 20 Billion SMPH Series G Fixed Bonds Due 2024 in PDEx organized secondary market   Makati, Philippines, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SMPH), one of the leading integrated property companies in Southeast Asia, returned to the PDEx organized secondary market a fourth time to […]

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Dollar Tree, Inc. to host 1Q financial results conference call on May 25, 2017

CHESAPEAKE, Va., 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores, will host its conference call for investors and analysts to discuss financial results for the first quarter ended April 29, 2017. WHEN:  Thursday, May 25, 2017   9:00 a.m. Eastern Time PARTICIPATE:  At least 5 minutes prior to the […]

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UNHCR turns on new solar plant in Jordan’s Azraq refugee camp funded by IKEA Foundation

Azraq, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, switched on today (17 May 2017) the newly constructed solar plant in Jordan’s Azraq refugee camp. Funded by the IKEA Foundation’s Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign, the solar farm has brought power to a population that lived for two years without electricity and […]

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Lowe’s to host 1Q 2017 financial results conference call on May 24, 2017

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — In conjunction with the Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) first quarter 2017 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and […]

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Unibail-Rodamco issues two new bonds

Paris, Amsterdam, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Unibail-Rodamco took advantage of improving market conditions to issue two new bonds: • A €500 Mn bond with a 12-year maturity and a 1.5% fixed coupon; • A €500 Mn bond with a 20-year maturity and a 2.0% fixed coupon. The total demand for these 2 bonds reached […]

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Perry Ellis management to host meetings at the B. Riley 18th Annual Investor Conference on May 24th, 2017

MIAMI, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY) announced today ( May 17, 2017) that the company will be participating at the B. Riley 18th Annual Investor Conference on May 24th, 2017 at 10:00 AM (Pacific) at the Loew’s Santa Monica Beach Hotel, CA.  Perry Ellis management will host meetings at […]

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Kingston, Pennsylvania’s Mendy Majesky wins $100,000 in the 2017 Price Chopper and Market 32 Bags2Riches contest

From L. to R., Glen Bradley, Golub Corporation Group VP of Marketing and Business Intelligence; Menachem “Mendy” Majesky, Bags2Riches 2017 Grand Prize Winner; Trevor Sulcoski, Edwardsville Price Chopper Store Manager; and Mona Golub, Golub Corporation VP of Public Relations and Consumer Services celebrate Mendy’s win.   Edwardsville, PA, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Last […]

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Co-op Foundation and #iwill campaign to create more opportunities for young people to make a difference in their communities

MACHESTER, England, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Co-op Foundation has been awarded a £1 million grant from the #iwill fund, to create more opportunities for young people to make a difference in their communities. A charity set up by the Co-op, the Foundation supports disadvantaged communities across the UK, and will contribute an additional £1 […]

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NCR VP of Financial Services Jose Resendiz to present at the Self-Service Banking Europe 2017

LONDON, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (May 16, 2017) announced that Jose Resendiz, NCR Vice President of Financial Services, will present at Retail Banking Research’s (RBR) Self-Service Banking Europe 2017, Europe’s leading ATM and self-service banking conference for over a decade. The event takes […]

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RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust declares 11.75 cents per unit for the month of May

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (“RioCan”) (TSX:REI.UN) today (May 15, 2017) announced a distribution of 11.75 cents per unit for the month of May. The distribution will be payable on June 7, 2017 to unitholders of record as at May 31, 2017. About RioCan RioCan is Canada’s […]

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eBay for Charity partners with Shawn Carter Foundation to help individuals facing socio-economic hardships further their education

eBay for Charity partners with Shawn Carter Foundation to help individuals facing socio-economic hardships further their education   Shoppers will be entered in a sweepstakes to win a VIP Day at Roc Nation Headquarters and bid on unforgettable experiences and memorabilia to help students further their education. San Jose, California, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

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