Stein Mart to open five new stores this spring

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stein Mart (NASDAQ:SMRT) (the “Company”) today ( Feb. 16, 2017) announced the  locations of its five new stores opening this spring – the first phase of its 2017 store plan to open a total of 11 new stores. “These new stores fall within our real estate strategy to […]

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Lowe’s hiring 1,700 full-time employees to fill new customer support and central production office positions

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Each week, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) serves more than 17 million customers in stores, online, on the phone, in customers’ homes and on the jobsite. To continue helping customers wherever – and whenever – they need support, the company is hiring 1,700 full-time employees between now and […]

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City Council of Norfolk approves IKEA’s proposal for its Hampton Roads store

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, expressed its appreciation to the City Council of Norfolk, Virginia for its unanimous approval this afternoon of plans for the Swedish company’s Hampton Roads store that would increase the IKEA presence in the southeastern U.S. as its second store in […]

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IKEA announces plans for its third Dallas-Fort Worth-area store

IKEA announces plans for its third Dallas-Fort Worth-area store   CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, has submitted a proposal to the City of Fort Worth, Texas for the Swedish company’s third Dallas-Fort Worth-area store and sixth in the state. Pending necessary approvals and agreements, construction […]

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IKEA U.S. helps customers fulfill their wish lists with the launch of new gift registry

Whether for a Wedding, Baby Shower, Housewarming Party – or Other Special Moment – Customers Can Create a “Wish List” Choosing from Thousands of Affordable Products for Every Area of the Home Conshohocken, PA, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA U.S. announces today (February 13, 2017) a new gift registry which allows customers to create […]

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Overstock.com blockchain subsidiary Medici Ventures participates in Series A funding for Factom, Inc.

SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Medici Ventures, the blockchain-focused subsidiary of retail technology leader Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK), announces its participation in the Series A funding for Factom, Inc., a blockchain-as-a-service technology company based in Austin, TX focusing on mortgage compliance solutions. “We like what Factom is doing with blockchain technology in […]

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The Home Depot® to hold its 4Q & Fiscal 2016 Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, February 21, 2017

ATLANTA, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, announced today (Feb. 7, 2017) that it will hold its Fourth Quarter & Fiscal 2016 Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, February 21, at 9 a.m. ET. A webcast will be available by logging onto http://ir.homedepot.com/events-and-presentations and selecting the Fourth Quarter […]

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Ten Drawings Selected from 70,000 Submissions Around the World for IKEA’s third annual Soft Toy Drawing Competition

Ten Drawings Selected from 70,000 Submissions Around the World for IKEA’s third annual Soft Toy Drawing Competition   Children 12 and Under Were Invited to Co-Create New Toy Collection; Ten Drawings Have Been Selected from 70,000 Submissions Around the World – Including One from the U.S. – for New Collection Available November 2017 CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, […]

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Argos reports 127% sales increase for Philips Hue

Milton Keynes, UK, 2017-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — RBS Six Nations kicks off this Saturday and Argos today (02/02/2017) reports a staggering 127 per cent increase in sales across its Philips hue lighting range last week as sports fans get set for a more immersive rugby experience at home. Philips Hue adds a heightened layer to […]

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Argos unveils latest Spring/Summer 2017 collection

Milton Keynes, UK, 2017-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Purity This collection is inspired by both Japanese and Scandinavian design principles which embody simple, subtle and calm living. Functional and adaptable design, organic materials and intricate detailing are all qualities that have been captured within this trend. Tactile finishes and natural textures create a de-cluttered, […]

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Debenhams showcases Julien Macdonald’s home collection

Debenhams showcases Julien Macdonald’s home collection   London, 2017-Feb-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fabulously decadent, Julien Macdonald offers a glamourous statement for the home this season. A key trend for SS17, Julien has introduced accents of blush pink and delicate textures, bringing a more calming sense of serenity. Inspired by the natural shimmer of […]

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Lowe’s Canada to host annual Regional Hiring Day to meet spring and summer demand

Boucherville, QC, 2017-Feb-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today ( February 1, 2017) Lowe’s Canada announced plans to hire approximately 2,800 new employees to fill seasonal roles at its 54 Lowe’s banner stores across Canada in addition to positions at two new stores that are expected to open in Sherwood Park (AB) and SW London (ON) […]

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Lowe’s Companies, Inc. now hiring more than 45,000 seasonal employees

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The spring season kicks off the busiest time of year for home improvement projects. To meet customers’ needs, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is now hiring more than 45,000 seasonal employees, supplementing its more than 235,000 U.S. store employees. In-store seasonal positions include cashiers, lawn and garden […]

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The Home Depot® makes its first major investment in a wind-powered renewable energy project

ATLANTA, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot® today (Jan. 31, 2017) announced its first major investment in a wind-powered renewable energy project. The energy purchased from the wind farm is enough to power 100 Home Depot stores for a year while also providing $150,000 in local community benefits. The Los Mirasoles Wind Farm, […]

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Overstock.com to release fourth quarter and full year 2016 financial results on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Jan-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) is scheduled to release fourth quarter and fiscal year financial results for the period ending Dec. 31, 2016 on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 after the market closes. The company has scheduled a conference call and webcast for 4:30 p.m. ET that day to discuss […]

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IKEA launches two collections – IKEA PS 2017 and SPRIDD

New IKEA PS 2017 and SPRIDD* Collections Offer Greater Flexibility and Freedom in Everyday Life in and Around the Home CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 2017-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — As people in today’s world live more fluid, transient lifestyles, IKEA, the leader in life at home, understands the need is greater than ever for flexibility in […]

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JCPenney announces the appointment of Snehil Gambhir as VP, managing director at its global in-house center in Bangalore, India

PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney, one of the United States’ largest apparel and home furnishings retailers, announced today (Jan. 24, 2017)  the appointment of Snehil Gambhir as vice president, managing director at the Company’s global in-house center (GIC) in Bangalore, India. Gambhir brings over 20 years of global business and technology experience […]

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J. C. Penney Company, Inc. extends its stockholder rights plan for an additional three years

PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) (the “Company”) today (Jan. 23, 2017) announced that it has extended its existing stockholder rights plan for an additional three years to continue protecting the Company’s valuable net operating loss carryforwards (“NOLs”). As of the end of fiscal 2015, the Company had […]

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Lowe’s Companies, Inc. announces the appointment of Jocelyn Wong as chief marketing officer

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today (January 23, 2017 ) announced that Jocelyn Wong has been appointed to the position of chief marketing officer, effective immediately. Wong most recently served as senior vice president and general merchandising manager for the seasonal business.  She will report to Michael P. McDermott, […]

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Lowe’s announces the promotion of Marshall A. Croom as chief financial officer

Lowe’s announces the promotion of Marshall A. Croom as chief financial officer   MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Jan-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today (January 17, 2017) announced that Marshall A. Croom, a 20-year Lowe’s veteran, has been promoted to the position of chief financial officer, effective March 3. Croom succeeds Robert F. […]

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IKEA completes installation of its fourth biogas-powered fuel cell system, at its San Diego store

SAN DIEGO, CA, 2017-Jan-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (01/12/2017) announced it has completed installation of its fourth biogas-powered fuel cell system, at its San Diego store. Furthering the Swedish retailer’s investment in fuel cell technology, this project complements the company’s focus on other renewable energies such […]

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IKEA completes installation of solar panels atop the relocated Seattle-area store scheduled to open early Spring 2017

RENTON, WA, 2017-Jan-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (01/10/2017) announced that the installation of solar panels is complete atop the relocated Seattle-area store currently under construction in Renton, WA that will open in early Spring 2017. The project is the largest solar rooftop array in the state […]

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Stein Mart, Inc. announces its comparable store sales for November and December 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., 2017-Jan-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMRT) today (Jan. 06, 2017) announced that its comparable store sales for the nine-week period ended December 31, 2016 decreased 4.8 percent and total sales decreased 1.9 percent compared to the same period last year. “Our sales in November and December were particularly difficult,” said […]

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Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. opens a unique shopping venue in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Shopping Venue Features Shopping, Dining, Live Events and More UNION, N.J., 2017-Jan-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) today ( Jan. 10, 2017) announced the grand opening of a unique shopping venue in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. Located at 850 3rd Avenue, “BEYOND at Liberty […]

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IKEA to open its relocated Los Angeles-area Burbank store on February 8, 2017

BURBANK, CA, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (01/10/2017) announced its relocated Los Angeles-area store within Burbank will open to customers at 9:00 a.m. PST on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. Customers can begin lining-up at the store three hours in advance, at 6:00 a.m., to partake in […]

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Tesco launches its biggest ever New Year Sale event from 26 December 2016 to 22 January 2017

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Dec-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco is set to launch its biggest ever New Year Sale event in nearly 900 stores and online with fantastic deals for customers on over 2,000 products. The sale will include up to half price on home and electrical ranges. Customers are set to benefit from extra […]

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Overstock.com to open new Customer Care call center in Grays Harbor County, Washington

Grays Harbor location will bring at least 150 jobs SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Dec-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) has finalized plans to open a new Customer Care call center in Grays Harbor County, Washington, bringing at least 150 jobs to the region by May of 2017. The lease, which was approved Wednesday in […]

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Final subscription price for Overstock.com rights offering: $15.68 per share

Blockchain shares to trade on t0 platform SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) announced today (Dec. 07, 2016) that the final subscription price for its rights offering of Series A Preferred Shares (“Series A”) and Series B Preferred Shares (“Series B”) will be equal to the previously-announced maximum subscription price […]

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Lowe’s and Habitat for Humanity worked together to build 1,000 homes for families across the U.S. in 2016

  FORT WORTH, Texas, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — This holiday season will be particularly special for more than 1,000 families, many of whom will – for the first time – be able to create memories in their own homes. Throughout 2016, longtime partners Lowe’s and Habitat for Humanity have worked toward a yearlong […]

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Overstock.com to help rightholders and broker-dealers successfully participate in Series A Preferred share offering

SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Dec-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the subscription deadline for participating in its historic blockchain share rights offering approaching, Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) offered guidance intended to help rightholders and broker-dealers successfully participate in the process and fairly subscribe to purchase the Series A Preferred shares. “We’re engineering an entirely new approach to […]

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