CVS Health Foundation supports Free and Charitable Clinics with more than $1 million in grants

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CVS Health Foundation today (April 3, 2017) announced more than $1 million in grants to 33 Free and Charitable Clinics as part of a multi-year grant program with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC). Over the past four years, the Foundation has donated nearly […]

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NACS survey: strong sales at convenience stores to continue into the second quarter of 2017

​ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — A combination of low gas prices, strong consumer confidence and warmer weather is expected to continue the year’s already strong sales at convenience stores into the second quarter of 2017, according to the results of a survey of convenience store owners conducted by NACS. A sizable percentage […]

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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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PHILIPPINES: SM Investments Corporation acquires 34.5% stake in 2Go Group

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments Corporation (SMIC) completed the acquisition of a minority stake in 2Go Group via a 34.5% stake in its parent company. 2Go is the country’s largest integrated supply chain operator whose businesses include shipping, freight forwarding, warehousing, and express delivery services. “We are pleased with this […]

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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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GameStop partners with Autism Speaks® to raise vital funds for autism research

GameStop and its family of retail brands will once again help raise funds during World Autism Month to support research, family services and advocacy NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop Corp., a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, will once again partner with Autism […]

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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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British Land and USS get planning approval for the £400 million regeneration of Eden Walk, Kingston

British Land and USS get planning approval for the £400 million regeneration of Eden Walk, Kingston   London, 2017-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land and Universities Superannuation Scheme Ltd (USS) have secured planning approval from the Royal Borough of Kingston for the £400 million regeneration of Eden Walk, Kingston. The proposed scheme, designed by […]

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Morrisons to pay its smaller suppliers within 14 days

Bradford, England, 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — From 1st April 2017, all goods for resale suppliers, whose business with Morrisons is worth up to £100,000 annually with Morrisons, will be paid within 14 days of receipt of a valid electronic invoice. As a result, more than 3,000 suppliers will be on payment terms of […]

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February Showed Solid Sales As Seen in ONS Figures

London, 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — As we saw in the BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor figures, the ONS’s Retail Sales index for February showed a pick-up in the growth of the value of sales from January (to 4.2 per cent year on year); although this isn’t anywhere near the level seen in the ONS […]

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CarMax To Release Fiscal Year Results In Conjunction With Investors Conference Call

RICHMOND, Va., 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) today (Mar. 23, 2017) announced details of its investor conference call to be conducted in conjunction with the release of sales and earnings for the fourth quarter ended February 28, 2017. April 6, 2017 – Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Conference Call On […]

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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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Lucerne Cantonal Bank introduces NCR SelfServ™ 84 terminals in Switzerland

Lucerne Cantonal Bank is the first to reap the benefits of the latest NCR product family Zurich, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-24 — /EPR Retail News/ —  NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, and the Lucerne Cantonal Bank are making the future of banking tangible and real with the introduction of the first NCR […]

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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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Carrefour Banque creates a new way of “consuming” banking services with the launch of C-zam

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first self-service current account that anyone can open, and which is not subject to income conditions. Starting on 18 April 2017, consumers will have access to a completely new type of product: • C-zam, the first self-service current account that anyone can open and activate online, and which […]

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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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CBRE’s new Global Prime Office Rents survey: Hong Kong is the world’s highest-priced office market

Los Angeles, 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hong Kong is the world’s highest-priced office market, according to CBRE Group, Inc.’s new Global Prime Office Rents survey. European markets showed the most consistent growth in prime office rent, mostly due to a lack of supply. Belfast (up 25 percent year-over-year) led the way among the […]

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PetSmart Charities expands its grant categories to provide more ways for nonprofits to benefit from funding support

Six New Grant Categories; Now 10 Total, Offer Eligible Nonprofits in the U.S. and Canada More Chances than Ever Before to Apply for Funding for Initiatives Aligned with PetSmart Charities’ New Mission PHOENIX, 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, today ( March 21, 2017) unveiled […]

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NCR continues to empower financial institutions in India with 200,000 ATMs produced in its manufacturing facility in Chennai

NCR continues to lead the financial services industry in India with innovative technologies that provide exceptional customer experiences CHENNAI, India, 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (March 15, 2017) announced that its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at Mahindra World City, in Chengalpet, Chennai has achieved the […]

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NCR Leads India’s Financial Service Industry With Innovative Technologies

NCR continues to lead the financial services industry in India with innovative technologies that provide exceptional customer experiences CHENNAI, India, 2017-Mar-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (March 15, 2017 ) announced that its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at Mahindra World City, in Chengalpet, Chennai has achieved the […]

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Hannaford’s Help Fight Hunger Campaign raises $1.3M For Local Pantries and Food Banks

Scarborough, Maine, 2017-Mar-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hannaford Supermarkets today (03/15/2017) announced that it will soon deliver more than 11,500 cases of food to hunger relief organizations, as the final piece of its Hannaford Helps Fight Hunger campaign.  The program raised more than $1.3 in food and cash for local pantries and food banks. The […]

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Shopify Announces Strong Financial Results for 2016

Fourth-Quarter Revenue Grows 86% Year on Year Fourth-Quarter Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV) Grows 94% Year on Year Shopify reports in U.S. dollars and in accordance with U.S. GAAP Ottawa, Canada, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SHOP), the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, today (Feb 15, 2017) announced strong […]

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REI co-op invested a record $9.3 million in nonprofits in 2016 and opened the country’s most sustainable distribution center

REI co-op invested a record $9.3 million in nonprofits in 2016 and opened the country’s most sustainable distribution center   Co-op invested $9.3 million in nonprofits and continues to operate 100% on renewable energy SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Today (03.15.2017) REI, the outdoor co-op, announced record revenues for 2016 and highlighted how it […]

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Barnes & Noble announces new stock repurchase program of up to $50 million of its common shares

NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) today (03/15/2017 ) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new stock repurchase program of up to $50 million of its common shares, to be utilized at the Company’s discretion. Stock repurchases under this program may be made through open market […]

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Carrefour Belgium launches Android Pay

BELGIUM, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Belgium is proud to be the first major retailer in the country to take payments by smartphone[1] using the Android Pay app that Google launched in Belgium on 7 March. Android Pay can now be used in nearly 600 Carrefour stores (45 Carrefour hypermarkets, most Market stores, Easy […]

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SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: AHOLD DELHAIZE REPURCHASED 1,112,266 OF AHOLD DELHAIZE COMMON SHARES FROM MARCH 6, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING MARCH 10, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,112,266 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from March 6, 2017 up to and including March 10, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €20.35 per share for a total consideration of € 22.6 million. These repurchases were […]

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Kroger declares quarterly dividend of 12¢ per share and announces incremental $500 million share repurchase program

CINCINNATI, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co.’s (NYSE: KR) Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of 12¢ per share to be paid on June 1, 2017 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 15, 2017. Kroger today (3/9/2017 ) also announced an incremental $500 million share repurchase […]

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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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Lindex donates 10% of March 8 sales to HERhealth to provide health education and training to female textile workers

Lindex donates 10% of March 8 sales to HERhealth to provide health education and training to female textile workers   Sweden, 2017-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — On March 8 Lindex endorses International Women’s Day by highlighting female textile workers and HERhealth; an initiative that provides health education and training to female textile workers. Lindex will […]

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