JCPenney appoints Marci Grebstein as executive vice president, chief marketing officer

PLANO, Texas, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] today (May 23, 2017) announced that Marci Grebstein will join the Company’s executive leadership team as executive vice president, chief marketing officer in June. A highly accomplished marketing executive, Grebstein brings over 20 years of retail marketing experience overseeing advertising campaigns, brand positioning, market analysis […]

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Lowe’s Companies, Inc. to acquire Maintenance Supply Headquarters for $512 million

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today (May 18, 2017) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Maintenance Supply Headquarters, a leading distributor of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products to the multifamily housing industry, for a total transaction value of $512 million. Based in […]

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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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The Home Depot® reports 4.9 percent sales increase for the 1Q FY 2017 vs. same period last year

ATLANTA, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today (May 16, 2017) reported sales of $23.9 billion for the first quarter of fiscal 2017, a 4.9 percent increase from the first quarter of fiscal 2016. Comparable store sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2017 were positive 5.5 percent, and […]

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Lowe’s Christiansburg, Va. store pilots lightweight wearable robotic suit to support employees

Lowe’s Christiansburg, Va. store pilots lightweight wearable robotic suit to support employees   MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s and Virginia Tech have joined forces to develop an exosuit—a wearable robotic suit with lift-assist technology— for Lowe’s store employees. Currently in pilot at Lowe’s Christiansburg, Va. store, the lightweight exosuit is designed to […]

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IKEA U.S. focuses on disadvantaged homeless at this year’s product donation program to the American Red Cross

Conshohocken, PA, 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Now in its third year, IKEA U.S. continues its product donation program to the American Red Cross running May 15th – 31st. This year, IKEA is focusing on the vulnerable and disadvantaged homeless in its 45 local markets through its donation of 4,500 ‘Care Kits for the […]

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Lowe’s Companies, Inc. releases its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today (May 9, 2017) released its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, providing a detailed review of the company’s sustainability progress during the past year. Titled “Serving With Purpose,” the report outlines how Lowe’s is building on its 70-year heritage of serving […]

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Overstock.com announces the appointment of Allison Abraham as its first chairwoman of its board of directors

Company president Saum Noursalehi elected to the board SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. Common Shares (NASDAQ:OSTK) / Series A Preferred (Medici Ventures’ t0 platform:OSTKP) / Series B Preferred (OTCQB:OSTBP) announces the appointment of Allison Abraham as the company’s first chairwoman of the board of directors. Ms. Abraham has served as a […]

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J. C. Penney cash tender offers for two outstanding series of securities

PLANO, Texas, 2017-May-10 — /EPR Retail News/ —  J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) (the “Company”), as co-obligor on the Securities (as defined below), and J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, as issuer of the Securities (“JCP”, and together with the Company, “J. C. Penney”), announced today the […]

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Lowe’s Iris smart home security system expands with new professional monitoring service

Lowe’s Iris smart home security system expands with new professional monitoring service   MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-May-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. today (May 8, 2017) announced the release of a professional monitoring service for the all-inclusive, market-leading price of $14.95 per month for its Iris smart home security system. The new professional monitoring […]

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Lowe’s And Habitat for Humanity Empower Women With Construction Skills

Lowe’s And Habitat for Humanity Empower Women With Construction Skills   ATLANTA, 2017-May-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 17,000 women volunteers will come together starting Saturday in their local communities to help build or improve affordable homes alongside future homeowners as part of Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s 10th annual National Women Build Week. […]

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Retail decoration: Spanish firm Panespol launches new ideas LAB to meet creatives’ wild designs

Alicante, Spain, 2017-May-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Spanish design surfaces company Panespol® has launched a new bespoke service for architects and designers who need made-to-measure 3D objects for retail decoration. Claiming to provide any shapes, materials, and reasonable sizes, as well as special effects, tricks, and delivery to sharp deadlines, the Panespol® LAB […]

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The TJX Companies, Inc. to hold 1Q FY2018 financial results conference call on Tuesday, May 16, 2017

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-May-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TJX) today (May 2, 2017) announced that it plans to release its first quarter Fiscal 2018 sales and earnings results on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, before 9:30 a.m. ET. At 11:00 a.m. ET that day, Ernie Herrman, TJX’s Chief Executive Officer and President, […]

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Overstock.com to host 1Q 2017 financial results conference call on Thursday, May 4, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (Common Shares – NASDAQ: OSTK / Series A Preferred – Medici Ventures’ t0 platform: OSTKP / Series B Preferred – OTCQB: OSTBP) is scheduled to release first quarter financial results for the period ending Mar. 31, 2017 on Thursday, May 4, 2017 after the market […]

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Lowe’s offers 10% off personal purchases to members of the U.S. Armed Forces

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. announced today (May 1, 2017) it will expand its military discount program by offering 10 percent off personal purchases every day to current and honorably discharged members of the U.S. Armed Forces. The new program uses a MyLowes card for quick identification, is available […]

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J. C. Penney Company to host 1Q 2017 financial results conference call on Friday, May 12

PLANO, Texas, 2017-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced today (May 1, 2017) that it will release its first quarter 2017 financial results on Friday, May 12, at 7:30 a.m. ET. The news release will be followed by a live conference call and webcast conducted by Chairman and Chief […]

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Office Depot to help Washington Elementary School reopen with new design and furniture

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-Apr-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, today (April 24, 2017) announced a partnership with Washington Elementary School in Sacramento, CA, to help the school reopen, reimagining the school’s design after two years of sitting dormant due to a declined […]

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IKEA to open its Columbus store on June 7, 2017

COLUMBUS, OH, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (04/12/2017) announced that its future Columbus store will open at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, expanding the IKEA presence in the Midwestern United States. Customers can begin lining-up at the store on Monday, June 5, 2017 – […]

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Fendi inaugurates its first flagship store in Milan

Fendi inaugurates its first flagship store in Milan   Paris, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the recent Salone del Mobile furniture fair in Milan, Fendi inaugurated its first flagship store dedicated to the Maison’s distinctive universe of home furnishings and design. With an exceptional location on via Montenapoleone in the heart of Milan’s famous “Quadrilatero […]

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LVMH Houses – Fendi, Louis Vuitton and Loewe present at the Milan International Furniture Fair

LVMH Houses – Fendi, Louis Vuitton and Loewe present at the Milan International Furniture Fair   Paris, 2017-Apr-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Milan, Italy showcases the latest in furniture and design at the Milan International Furniture Fair, from April 4-9. Three LVMH Houses – Fendi, Louis Vuitton and Loewe – are taking part in the event, […]

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Majid Al Futtaim Fashion to debut American homeware and furniture brand Crate and Barrel in Doha Festival City

Majid Al Futtaim Fashion to debut American homeware and furniture brand Crate and Barrel in Doha Festival City   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, today announced the signing of an agreement with Crate […]

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The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. to close its store at the Schuylkill Mall in Frackville, Pennsylvania

MILWAUKEE, WI, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), today (April 1, 2017)  announced it will close its Bon-Ton store at the Schuylkill Mall in Frackville, Pennsylvania. The company has entered into an agreement to sell the store property as of May 1, 2017, when the store will close. The closing […]

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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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IKEA completes installation of one of Ohio’s largest solar rooftops on its future Columbus store

COLUMBUS, OH, 2017-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (03/28/2017) announced that the solar panel installation is complete atop its future Columbus store opening Summer 2017. The array is one of the largest solar rooftops in Ohio, just as is the Cincinnati-area one. The Columbus store’s 213,000-square-foot solar […]

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Lowe’s Canada sponsors Tagliani Autosport’s #18 racecar for the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series (NPS) season

Lowe’s Canada sponsors Tagliani Autosport’s #18 racecar for the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series (NPS) season   Boucherville (Québec), 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada is proud to announce its sponsorship of Tagliani Autosport’s #18 racecar for the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series (NPS) season. In 2016, Alex Tagliani enjoyed his best season ever in […]

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Lowe’s Canada to support the entire independent retailer network and to further leverage the Ace dealer support program

Investing resources to support and grow the Canadian home improvement network and further leverage the Ace brand Ace dealers poised to receive more attractive product pricing, marketing support, a dedicated website with a platform for online sales and broader offering Boucherville, QC , 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada today (February 16, 2017) […]

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Lowe’s introduces Holoroom How To, an on-demand virtual reality skills clinic

Lowe’s introduces Holoroom How To, an on-demand virtual reality skills clinic   MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (March 7, 2017), Lowe’s introduces Holoroom How To, an on-demand virtual reality skills clinic and the latest iteration of Lowe’s Innovation Labs’ Holoroom experience, their immersive design and visualization tool. Debuting at select store locations […]

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hhgregg files for voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code

Strategic decisions allow the Company to move forward as a stronger, debt free and customer-focused business INDIANAPOLIS, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — hhgregg, Inc. (“hhgregg” or the “Company”) today (March 6, 2017) announced that the Company has taken action to restructure its balance sheet and better position itself for future success by filing voluntary petitions […]

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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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