The Container Store® introduces new additions to elfa® décor® – its best-selling shelving and drawer system

The Container Store® introduces new additions to elfa® décor® – its best-selling shelving and drawer system   New Products Give Best-Selling Shelving and Drawer System a Fresh Look DALLAS, 2017-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Container Store® (NYSE: TCS), the nation’s leading retailer of storage and organization products, today (07/21/2017) introduces new additions to elfa® décor® – the retailer’s […]

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Major investor in blockchain technology Medici Ventures invests in Symbiont

SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Medici Ventures and Symbiont today (July 19, 2017 ) announced the completion of a strategic investment in Symbiont by Medici Ventures, a major investor in blockchain technology. As part of the new relationship, the two companies will collaborate on strategic projects involving both Medici Ventures and its parent company, Overstock.com Common Shares (NASDAQ:OSTK) / Series A Preferred […]

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Lowe’s introduces The UpSkill Project program to help customers become unstoppable project-doers

Lowe’s introduces The UpSkill Project program to help customers become unstoppable project-doers   MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s introduces The UpSkill Project, a first-of-its-kind program committed to teaching do-it-yourself (DIY) skill-building and helping customers become confident, unstoppable project-doers. Through The UpSkill Project, more than 200 homeowners across 40 U.S. cities will learn […]

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Lowe’s Canada teams up with Canadian Red Cross to aid victims of the wildfires in British Columbia

Boucherville, Quebec, 2017-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Using its vast network of Lowe’s, RONA, Réno-Dépôt, Marcil, Dick’s Lumber and Ace stores across the country, Lowe’s Canada announces the launch of a national campaign, in partnership with the Canadian Red Cross, to aid victims of the wildfires currently raging in British Columbia. Beginning today, customers […]

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JCPenney introduces new and improved JCPenney Rewards program

PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] today (July 11, 2017) launched a new and improved JCPenney Rewards program. First introduced in 2008, the retailer’s customer loyalty program has been enhanced with new benefits and features that allow greater flexibility and reward earning potential, along with a new website and app […]

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IKEA seeks to fill 250 positions for its new store opening Fall 2017 in Fishers, IN

FISHERS, IN, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (07/07/2017) announced that coworker recruitment is underway for its future Indianapolis-area store, opening Fall 2017 in Fishers, IN along the eastern side of Interstate 69, just south of the E. 116th Street exit, approximately 15 miles northeast of downtown […]

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JCPenney CFO Edward Record to leave the company

Andrew Drexler to Serve as Interim CFO as an Executive Search is Underway PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today  (July 10, 2017) announced that Edward Record has informed the Company of his intention to step down from his position as executive vice president, chief financial officer […]

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ADEO appointed Philippe Zimmermann Chief Executive Officer

ADEO appointed Philippe Zimmermann Chief Executive Officer   RONCHIN – FRANCE, 2017-Jul-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — At 46, Philippe Zimmermann is a visionary and inventive entrepreneur, profoundly attached to human development and to ADEO’s core values of sharing. Section manager in the La Rochelle store in 1993, he then worked in different ADEO companies […]

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The Home Depot® to acquire equipment rental and maintenance services provider Compact Power Equipment, Inc.

ATLANTA, 2017-Jul-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot® today (July 6, 2017) announced a definitive agreement to purchase Compact Power Equipment, Inc., a leading national provider of equipment rental and maintenance services for $265 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the company’s fiscal second quarter. As a long-term […]

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Lowe’s Canada takes part in Habitat for Humanity Canada’s biggest build project ever

Boucherville, Quebec, 2017-Jul-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada will be part of Habitat for Humanity Canada’s biggest build project ever. Habitat for Humanity’s 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project will be taking place in every province and territory across Canada with a goal to collectively build 150 homes to mark Canada’s 150th […]

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UK: Edge Lane B&M Home Store is open as usual; completely unaffected by the sinkhole or the works to fix the issue

Hartlepool, United Kingdom, 2017-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Residents in Liverpool and the surrounding area may have heard the news regarding a sinkhole which has opened up near to B&M’s Edge Lane store. We are happy to announce that the Edge Lane B&M Home Store is open as usual, and has not been affected by the […]

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IKEA breaks ground for its future Milwaukee-area store slated to open Summer 2018 in Oak Creek, Wisconsin

OAK CREEK, WI, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — With company representatives, Oak Creek Mayor Dan Bukiewicz, local officials, and community leaders on-hand, IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (06/28/2017) officially broke ground for its future Milwaukee-area store that is slated to open Summer 2018 in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Until then, local customers […]

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Al-Futtaim inaugurated Egypt’s first Homeworks store at Cairo Festival City

Al-Futtaim inaugurated Egypt’s first Homeworks store at Cairo Festival City   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — With over EGP 70 Million in investments, Al-Futtaim has officially inaugurated Egypt’s first Homeworks store at Cairo Festival City, bringing Al-Futtaim’s newest home improvement and lifestyle brand to Egypt for the first time. Essam Hafez, Country […]

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Maintenance Supply Headquarters now a Lowe’s family member

MOORESVILLE, N.C. 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today (June 26, 2017) announced it has completed its $512 million acquisition of Maintenance Supply Headquarters, a leading distributor of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products serving the multifamily housing industry. The acquisition is a significant step in Lowe’s strategy to deepen […]

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ENGLAND: New B&M Home Store opens in Ipswich

Hartlepool, United Kingdom, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — There was excitement in Ipswich today (23 June 2017) as B&M cut the ribbon on its newest store in the town. The new B&M Home Store has been long awaited, and comes as a welcome boost to the local economy. Visitors to the store, based on […]

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Lowe’s Canada announces the opening of new RONA Matériaux Pont-Masson store in Casselman

Boucherville, Quebec, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada is proud to announce the opening of the fifth store belonging to its affiliate dealer RONA Matériaux Pont-Masson, located at 8 Racine Street in Casselman, Ontario. With this store, the team at RONA Matériaux Pont-Masson wishes to better serve the region of Ottawa and Eastern […]

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The new model of Lowe’s stores opens in Canada

Boucherville, Quebec, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (June 22, 2017), Lowe’s Canada opened its first store under the new model of Lowe’s stores in Canada which offers an enhanced shopping experience. The store, located at 9603 165 Ave NW in Edmonton was converted from the former RONA Home and Garden, and was designed by […]

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Sears opens its first Sears Appliances & Mattresses store located in Pharr, Texas

Sears opens its first Sears Appliances & Mattresses store located in Pharr, Texas   Mattress category expands successful free-standing concept launched last year HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears announced the grand opening of its first Sears Appliances & Mattresses store today (June 22, 2017 ). Located in Pharr, Texas, the latest […]

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Lowe’s Canada to open new store in Winnipeg, Manitoba; slated to open early 2018

Boucherville, Quebec, 2017-Jun-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its Canadian growth strategy, Lowe’s Canada announces it will open a new Lowe’s store in Winnipeg, Manitoba, which represents a $34 million local investment. The new home improvement store, slated to open in early 2018, will offer more than 40,000 in-stock products to help […]

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Bon-Ton Stores selects 400 from more than 1,250 applications to its first “Close to Home” Online Sourcing Fair

Bon-Ton Stores selects 400 from more than 1,250 applications to its first “Close to Home” Online Sourcing Fair   Retailer Selects 400 for Final Consideration as it Expands “Close To Home” Shops and Increases Local Product Offerings MILWAUKEE, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), which operates Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston […]

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Overstock.com supports H.R. 2887, The No Regulation Without Representation Act

Company Urges Legislators to Resolve Cross Boarder State Tax Regulation SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) spoke in favor of H.R. 2887, The No Regulation Without Representation Act, introduced by Rep. Sensenbrenner (R-WI) today (June 13, 2017 ). The company added this bill to the list of “reasonable” federal legislation […]

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Bunnings Warehouse opens in Hemel Hempstead; its third store in the UK and Ireland

Bunnings Warehouse opens in Hemel Hempstead; its third store in the UK and Ireland   Perth, Australia, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The third Bunnings Warehouse store in the UK and Ireland opened its doors to customers on Friday 9 June in Hemel Hempstead, Buckinghamshire. The new store, on the site of the former […]

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Albert Heijn zet de bordjes buiten met serviesspaaractie

Albert Heijn zet de bordjes buiten met serviesspaaractie   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Niets is fijner dan eten in de buitenlucht. Albert Heijn maakt dat deze zomer nog leuker met zijn nieuwste spaaractie: ‘Sparen voor stijlvol buitenservies’. Klanten kunnen sparen voor bordjes, dipschaaltjes en serveerschalen in trendy kleuren. De spaaractie start […]

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The Home Depot® EVP – Merchandising Ted Decker to present at the Oppenheimer 17th Annual Consumer Conference

ATLANTA, 2017-Jun-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today (June 7, 2017) announced that Ted Decker, executive vice president – Merchandising, will present at the Oppenheimer 17th Annual Consumer Conference in Boston, MA. The presentation will begin at 9:05 a.m. ET on June 21, 2017. The presentation will […]

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Michaels Companies 1Q FY 2017 financial results: Net sales were $1.16 billion, flat with net sales in 1Q FY 2016

Total net sales of $1.16 billion; comparable store sales decreased 1.2% Operating income of $139.3 million Diluted EPS of $0.38 Fiscal 2017 guidance updated in response to weakening Canadian exchange rates IRVING, Texas, 2017-Jun-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIK) today (2017-06-06) announced financial results for the first quarter ended […]

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JCPenney launches dorm shops in stores and online

JCPenney launches dorm shops in stores and online   Many stores are located within 5 miles of most major colleges, offering convenient in-store pick up of dorm furnishings, including new compact refrigerators and laptops PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jun-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The high school class of 2017 is off to college this fall and […]

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Chairish and eBay join forces to introduce new feature for Chairish sellers called One & Done™

Chairish and eBay join forces to introduce new feature for Chairish sellers called One & Done™   The integration allows Chairish sellers to expand the reach of their listings to eBay’s 169 million active buyers through a new feature called One & Done™. San Jose, California, 2017-Jun-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (June 1, […]

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IKEA to open its Columbus, Ohio store on June 7

Columbus, OH, 2017-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (May 31, 2017) announced that when its Columbus, Ohio store opens on June 7, it will recognize loyal, enthusiastic customers by giving away thousands of dollars in gift cards and merchandise – including an iconic EKTORP sofa for each of […]

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Lowe’s Canada Langford RONA store to undergo renovation and to convert to Lowe’s banner

Langford RONA selected for second Lowe’s conversion slated for Fall 2017 Boucherville, QC, 2017-May-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (May 29, 2017 ), Lowe’s Canada announced that its Langford RONA Home and Garden store will be the second RONA big box location set to convert to the Lowe’s banner. The Langford store, located at 850 […]

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Lowe’s reports net earnings of $602 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.70 for 1Q 2017

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-May-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today (May 24, 2017) reported net earnings of $602 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.70 for the quarter ended May 5, 2017, compared to net earnings of $884 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.98 in the first quarter […]

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