Inaugural BJ’s Charity Championship A Marquee Stop on The Legends Tour

Inaugural BJ’s Charity Championship A Marquee Stop on The Legends Tour   WESTBOROUGH, Mass., 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Wholesale Club today (March 1, 2017) announced the BJ’s Charity Championship, a marquee stop on The Legends Tour. BJ’s is expanding its annual charity golf Pro-Am Tournament, which has raised more than $20 million over […]

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Lowe’s Achieves Strong Fourth Quarter Results

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today (March 1, 2017) reported net earnings of $663 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.74 for the quarter ended February 3, 2017 compared to net earnings of $11 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.01 in the fourth quarter […]

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Best Buy Approves Plan to Return Excess Capital to Shareholders

Two-Year $3 Billion Share Repurchase Plan 21% Increase in Quarterly Dividend to $0.34 per Share MINNEAPOLIS, 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) today ( March 1, 2017) announced that its Board of Directors approved a plan to return excess capital to shareholders as follows: A new $3 billion share repurchase […]

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Dollar Tree, Inc.’s 2016 Fiscal Results Delivers Positive Growth

Sales Increased 5.0% to $5.64 Billion  Enterprise Same-Store Sales Increased 1.2%  Same-Store Sales by Segment: Dollar Tree +2.3%, Family Dollar +0.2%  Diluted Earnings per Share Increased 40.2% to $1.36 vs. $0.97  Earnings Include Expenses of $0.03 per Share for Debt Prepayment  CHESAPEAKE, Va., 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s […]

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Ross Stores reports An Earnings Increase in its Fiscal 2016 Results

Ross Stores Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2016 Results Announces New Two-Year $1.75 Billion Stock Repurchase Program and 19% Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend Also Provides First Quarter and Fiscal 2017 Guidance DUBLIN, Calif., 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:ROST) today (Feb. 28, 2017) reported earnings per share for the fourth quarter […]

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Stockmann Publishes Annual Report for 2016

Helsinki, Finland, 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stockmann’s report by the Board of Directors, financial statements, Auditor’s report and corporate governance statement for 2016 have been published as a part of Stockmann’s annual reporting on the company’s website at year2016.stockmanngroup.com. Stockmann’s 2016 reporting consists of four reviews: – Business Review ‘Our year 2016’, which includes […]

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Offering of Senior Notes by Brixmor Property Group Priced

NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brixmor Property Group Inc. (NYSE: BRX) announced today (March 1, 2017) that its operating partnership, Brixmor Operating Partnership LP (the “Operating Partnership”), priced an offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 3.900% Senior Notes due 2027 (the “Notes”). The Notes will be issued at 99.009% of […]

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GameStop Approves 2.7% Increase of Its Annual Cash Dividend

GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, today (March 01, 2017) announced that its Board of Directors approved a 2.7% increase of its regular annual cash dividend from $1.48 to $1.52 per share. The regular quarterly […]

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Dollarama To Release Fiscal Year 2017 Results at the End of the First Quarter

MONTREAL, QC, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollarama Inc. (TSX: DOL) will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 29, 2017 on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 7:00 a.m. (ET). Management will hold a conference call on the same day to discuss the results. Investors and financial analysts […]

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The Perfect Shopping Experience by Diebold Nixdorf

DÜSSELDORF, Germany, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf is unveiling a new generation of reverse vending systems at EuroShop 2017, March 5-9 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The new systems feature innovative 360-degree recognition technology for greater speed and security, plus a compact design to save space and costs. For grocery stores, reverse vending machines […]

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Office Depot, Inc. reports improved profitability in 2016

Q4 2016 GAAP Diluted EPS from Continuing Operations of $0.10 versus $0.06 in Q4 2015 Realizes $700 Million in OfficeMax Integration Synergies Completes Sale of European Business BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (“Office Depot,” or the “company”) (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, today ( […]

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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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Kroger Reports Market Share Gains for the 12th Consecutive Year

Q4 EPS of $0.53 and Full Year 2016 EPS of $2.05 (Adjusted EPS of $2.12) Q4 ID Sales Without Fuel -0.7% and 2016 ID Sales Without Fuel 1.0% 2017 Net Earnings Per Diluted Share Growth Guidance of $2.21 to $2.25, Including a 53rd Week CINCINNATI, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fiscal 2016 Highlights 12th […]

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Meijer announces $375 million investment for seven new Meijer supercenters and 22 different remodel projects in 2017

Meijer announces $375 million investment for seven new Meijer supercenters and 22 different remodel projects in 2017   Investment includes retailer’s first stores in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and the Green Bay, Wis. market GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is investing more than $375 million in new and remodeled stores this […]

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Taubman Centers, Inc. declares regular quarterly dividend of $0.625 per share of common stock

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) today (03/02/2017) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.625 per share of common stock, an increase of 5 percent. The common dividend is payable March 31, 2017 to shareholders of record on March 15, 2017. Since […]

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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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Alimentation Couche-Tard to host 3Q 2017 financial results conference call on March 14th, 2017

Laval, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (“Couche-Tard”) (TSX: ATD.A ATD.B), will be holding a conference call on March 14th, 2017 at 2:30pm (EST) to present its third quarter financial results for 2017. As such, Brian Hannasch, President and CEO, as well as Claude Tessier, Chief Financial Officer, will be the speakers and […]

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BRITISH RETAIL CONSORTIUM: Overall shop prices reported deflation of 1.0% in February

Overall shop prices reported deflation of 1.0% in February, a sharp deceleration from the 1.7% fall in January. Non-food deflation decelerated to 1.8% in February, an easing from the 2.3% decline in the previous month. Food reported inflation of 0.4% in February, a sharp acceleration from the 0.8% fall in January. This is the first […]

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Levi Strauss & Co. closes its private placement of €475 million aggregate principal amount 3⅜% Senior Notes due 2027

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Levi Strauss & Co. (the “Company”) announced today (February 28, 2017) that it has closed its private placement of €475 million aggregate principal amount 3⅜% Senior Notes due 2027 (the “Notes”). The Company also announced today that approximately $370.3 million (or approximately 71%) of its $525 million […]

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Diebold Nixdorf reaffirms full-year 2017 financial guidance; introducing multi-year business integration roadmap, DN2020

Company also introduces DN2020 roadmap; establishes net cost improvement target of $200 million NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — In advance of its Investor Day meeting today (Feb. 28, 2017) in New York, Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) is reaffirming its full-year 2017 financial guidance.  The company is also introducing its multi-year […]

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The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. to announce 4Q and full year fiscal 2016 financial results on March 14, 2017

YORK, Pa., 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT) today (February 28, 2017) announced that its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2016 will be released on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. The company will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. eastern time to discuss the financial results, […]

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Perry Ellis International to announce its Fiscal 2017 4Q and year end financial results on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

MIAMI, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY) announced today (March 1, 2017) that the Company will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and year end on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 before the market opens. The Company will sponsor a conference call to discuss these results the same day at […]

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PHILIPPINES: SM Investments Corporation announces an 8% growth in net income to PHP31.2 billion in 2016

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Mar-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments Corporation (SM) reported an 8% growth in net income to PHP31.2 billion in 2016. Property accounted for 39% of total earnings, with banks comprising 37% and retail 24%. “Our core businesses performed well and continue to grow in line with the country’s strong economic development. […]

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Apranga Group announces 2.4% increase in February 2017 retail turnover vs. same period in 2016

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-Mar-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The retail turnover (including VAT) of Apranga Group amounted to EUR 13.8 million in February 2017, and increased by 2.4% compared to February 2016. In January through February 2017, the retail turnover of Apranga Group (including VAT) totalled EUR 31.8 million, and increased by 6.9% year-to-year. In […]

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Sports Direct purchased 534,015 of its ordinary shares from Citigroup Global Markets Limited on 28 February 2017

Shirebrook, UK, 2017-Mar-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sports Direct announces that on 28 February 2017 it purchased 534,015 of its ordinary shares from Citigroup Global Markets Limited (acting as the Company’s broker) on the London Stock Exchange at a price of 297.0 pence per share. The purchased shares will all be held as treasury shares. […]

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Zalando provides financial guidance for 2017

2017 guidance in line with multi-year strategy: revenue growth of 20-25%, adjusted EBIT margin of 5.0-6.0% 2016 results: revenues of EUR 3,639 million (23.0% growth), adjusted EBIT of EUR 216.3 million (5.9% margin) Zalando to acquire multi-channel basketball retailer KICKZ Zalando to create more than 2,000 jobs in 2017 BERLIN, 2017-Mar-02 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

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REWE Group bietet bundesweit kontaktloses Zahlen mit der Girocard an

REWE Group bietet bundesweit kontaktloses Zahlen mit der Girocard an   Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Mar-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Im stationären Lebensmittelhandel ist Bargeld immer noch das beliebteste Zahlungsmittel. In mehr als 50 Prozent zahlen Kunden mit Scheinen und Münzen. Danach folgt die Nutzung sogenannter Debitkarten, jeder vierte Kunde nutzt diese an der Kasse als […]

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NRF launches new media campaign to educate Americans on the high consumer cost of border adjustment tax

WASHINGTON, 2017-Mar-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today (February 28, 2017) launched a television, print and digital ad campaign to educate Americans on the high consumer cost of the border adjustment tax. The BAT is included in the House Republican leadership’s “Better Way” plan for tax reform. While NRF strongly supports […]

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SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: AHOLD DELHAIZE REPURCHASED 1,801,866 OF AHOLD DELHAIZE COMMON SHARES FROM FEBRUARY 20, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING FEBRUARY 24, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Mar-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,801,866 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from February 20, 2017 up to and including February 24, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €20.32 per share for a total consideration of € 36.6 million. These repurchases were […]

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Whole Planet Foundation announces its 2017 Prosperity Campaign; where small loans can help entrepreneurs create a better life

AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Mar-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday, March 1, Whole Planet Foundation launches its 12th Prosperity Campaign, which funds microfinance organizations and microcredit loans to alleviate poverty in regions where Whole Foods Market® sources products. The organization’s focus is on women in the developing world, where small loans can help entrepreneurs create a […]

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