BRP new white paper provides retailers tips on how to improve payment and data security across all channels

BRP new white paper provides retailers tips on how to improve payment and data security across all channels   New Report from BRP Offers Tips for Improving Payment Security both In-Store and Online Boston, MA, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to a new white paper from BRP, fraudsters have become more sophisticated and […]

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Newegg now offers protection plans through SquareTrade

Innovative, Comprehensive Protection Plans Help Customers Purchase with Confidence Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Aug-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the leading tech-focused e-retailer in North America, today (August 10, 2017) announced it is offering customers the option of adding SquareTrade protection plans to eligible product purchases made on Newegg. The plans give customers even greater peace […]

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BRC announces winner of 2017 Cyber Security Challenge

A PhD student from Royal Holloway University has been announced the winner of the BRC’s 2017 Cyber Security Challenge. London, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The latest BRC Annual Retail Crime Survey revealed that an estimated 53 per cent of reported fraud in the retail industry is cyber-enabled, which represents a total direct cost of around […]

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French luxury group Kering and Alibaba take joint enforcement actions online and offline against infringers

Landmark agreement between the luxury group home to some of the world’s most desired luxury brands and Alibaba’s e-commerce marketplaces PARIS and HANGZHOU, China, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — French luxury group Kering, and Alibaba Group and its affiliate Ant Financial Services have come to a groundbreaking agreement to cooperate in their efforts to […]

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Law enforcement and retail loss prevention members to be honored during the NRF PROTECT conference

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Three members of the law enforcement and retail loss prevention community will be honored this week during the National Retail Federation’s NRF PROTECT conference in Washington. The founder of The Loss Prevention Foundation will receive the industry’s top award on Tuesday while a New York Police Department lieutenant […]

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CVS Pharmacy implements time delay safes to help prevent robbery incidents and combat the ongoing opioid epidemic

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jun-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy announced today (June 7, 2017) that it has implemented the use of time delay safes in more than 170 locations in the Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton markets as well as nearby locations in central and southern Ohio and northern Kentucky. This step will help prevent […]

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Over 90 industry leaders as featured speakers at the annual NRF PROTECT conference, June 26-28

WASHINGTON, 2017-Apr-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Over 90 industry leaders will be featured speakers as more than 2,000 retailers, loss prevention executives, cybersecurity experts and law enforcement officers convene in Washington, D.C., June 26-28 at the annual NRF PROTECT conference. “The level of expertise and insider insights that these industry leaders will bring to […]

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BRC invites students to help tackle cyber security threats in the UK retail industry

BRC invites students to help tackle cyber security threats in the UK retail industry   The BRC has launched a new cyber security student challenge with the chance to win up to £500 London, 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The BRC is inviting students at UK higher education institutions to participate in a paper contest […]

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BRC launches cyber security “toolkit” to prevent and manage cyber security threats

London, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The BRC has today (March 07, 2017) launched a cyber security ‘toolkit’ that will provide retail businesses of all sizes with a practical, step-by-step guide to prevent and manage cyber security threats and protect the customers they serve. The BRC Cyber Security Toolkit, launched in London today by the […]

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The California Grocers Association supports Assembly Bill 1326 that will provide grocers and retailers with relief from theft

Sacramento, CA, 2017-Feb-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The California Grocers Association announced their co-sponsorship and full-fledged support for Assembly Bill 1326, by Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove). The measure, co-authored by Assemblymembers Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) and Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima), will aggregate the dollar value of certain property crimes, such as shoplifting and check fraud, […]

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The British Retail Consortium welcomes UK’s new National Cyber Security Strategy

London, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The British Retail Consortium (BRC) welcomes the publication today (November 01, 2016) of the UK’s new National Cyber Security Strategy (2016-2021). The Government’s decision to allocate £1.9bn investment towards implementing the new approach is an important move, and reflects the now widely-acknowledged reality that a step-change is needed to […]

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NRF ORC study: Organized retail crime continues to grow

WASHINGTON, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Organized retail crime is continuing to grow, with 83 percent of merchants surveyed reporting an increase in the past year, according to the 12th annual ORC study released today (October 18, 2016) by the National Retail Federation. “Retailers continue to deal with the challenges that come with fighting […]

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New Champions 12.3 report calls on all nations to halve food waste and reduce food loss by 2030

New Champions 12.3 report calls on all nations to halve food waste and reduce food loss by 2030   Washington, D.C, 2016-Sep-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new report released assesses the world’s progress toward Target 12.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which calls on all nations to halve food waste and reduce […]

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Office Depot CEO Roland Smith announces plans of retirement

BOCA RATON, Fla, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) today (August 22, 2016) announced that Roland Smith plans to retire as Chief Executive Officer of the company. Smith will continue to serve as CEO until a successor is named, which is expected by the end of first quarter 2017. It is expected […]

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Bonmarché Holdings plc: Section 430 (2B) of the Companies Act 2006 announcement regarding Beth Butterwick resignation

Wakefield, England, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — As announced on 27 June 2016, Beth Butterwick stepped down as Chief Executive of Bonmarché Holdings plc (“the Company” or “the Group”) with effect from 12 August 2016, and ceased to be an employee on the same date. The following information is provided in accordance with section 430 […]

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Advance Auto Parts president George Sherman to step down from his current role on August 13

ROANOKE, Va., 2016-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, today announced that George Sherman, who currently serves as the Company’s President, will step down from his current role on August 13, and remain with the […]

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Sainsbury’s tackles banana wastage by trialling loaves of banana bread baked fresh in store

London, 2016-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Britons are eating an average of three per week, which is 12 kg per year, and rank them as a favourite healthy snack. However, despite our love affair with the banana, we are binning 162 million each year. New research from Sainsbury’s has revealed the nation’s particular preferences are […]

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Hy-Vee, Inc. voluntarily recalls limited quantity of Hy-Vee No-Salt-Added Black Beans due to potential presence of plastic and/or metal pieces

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2016-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Hy-Vee No-Salt-Added Black Beans across its eight-state region due the potential presence of plastic and/or metal pieces within the product. The presence of small pieces of plastic and/or metal has the potential […]

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The Save Mart Companies: Marie Callendar’s product voluntarily recalled

Modesto, CA, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The following Marie Callendar’s product is being voluntarily recalled out of an abundance of caution because it may be potentially contaminated with E. coli. Product Name UPC Size Best By Date Marie Callendar’s Cheese Biscuit Mix 7596814015 7oz 3/22/17 & 5/17/17 The Save Mart Companies has received no […]

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Taco Bell statement regarding Hepatitis A outbreak on Oahu, Hawaii

IRVINE, Calif, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — On July 1, The Hawaii State Department of Health announced a Hepatitis A outbreak on Oahu. This week, the Department of Health confirmed that an employee of one our franchisees has tested positive for Hepatitis A. Ensuring the health and wellbeing of customers and team members is our […]

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BRC-SPRINGBOARD: DEEPEST DECLINE OF FOOTFALL IN JUNE 2016 SINCE FEBRUARY 2014

LONDON, 2016-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — UK Summary – Footfall in June was 2.8% down on a year ago, worse than the 0.3% rise in May and the sharpest decline since February 2014 – All three locations reported a decline in footfall for the first time since December 2013 – High Streets reported a […]

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PREIT: Beaver Valley Mall up for sale; Washington Crown Center in Washington, PA and office building at Voorhees Town Center sold

PHILADELPHIA, 2016-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — PREIT (NYSE: PEI) announced that it continues to drive the quality of its portfolio to new heights having executed agreements of sale and received non-refundable deposits for the sale of Washington Crown Center in Washington, PA and the office building it retained at Voorhees Town Center.  Details including pricing […]

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Sainsbury’s speeds-up its initiative to remove multi-buy promotions

LONDON, 2016-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has fast-tracked its programme to remove multi-buy promotions on food whilst lowering regular prices on everyday items in response to positive feedback. The retailer has been gradually removing multi-buys from its stores over two years and has sped-up the project in recent months due to customer appetite for […]

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Ahold and Delhaize Group to divest 86 stores in U.S.

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2016-Jul-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group and Ahold today announced that their United States subsidiaries have reached agreements with buyers to divest a total of 86 stores in a limited number of locations in which the companies’ U.S. subsidiaries both operate. These divestments are being made in connection with the United States […]

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Haring Catfish recalls 21,521pounds of siluriformes fish (catfish) products

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Haring Catfish, Inc., a Wisner, La. establishment, is recalling approximately 21,521 pounds of siluriformes fish (catfish) products that may be adulterated with a residue of public health concern, specifically gentian (crystal) violet, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The siluriformes (catfish) products […]

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The Jean Coutu Group intends to contest the class action filed by a group of pharmacist-owners operating under the banner Jean Coutu

Varennes, Québec, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (the “Corporation” or the “Jean Coutu Group”) confirms that it has received early this afternoon a copy of the class action proceedings launched against the Jean Coutu Group and filed by a group of pharmacist-owners operating under the banner Jean Coutu. The […]

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Ahold and Delhaize Group US subsidiaries to divest 86 stores in connection with US FTC pending review of their merger

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold and Delhaize Group today announced that their United States subsidiaries have reached agreements with buyers to divest a total of 86 stores in a limited number of locations in which the companies’ U.S. subsidiaries both operate. These divestments are being made in connection with the United States […]

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Availability of industrial space in U.S. declined for 25th consecutive quarter as e-commerce continued to fuel warehouse demand – CBRE

Los Angeles, 2016-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Availability of industrial space in the U.S. declined for the 25th consecutive quarter, the longest such streak on record, as e-commerce continued to fuel warehouse demand, according to CBRE Group, Inc. Industrial availability declined to 8.8 percent in the second quarter, down 20 basis points (bps) from the first […]

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CVS Health Research Institute study reveals that medication reconciliation programs reduced risk of hospital readmission by 50 percent

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Jul-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new study from the CVS Health Research Institute found that medication reconciliation programs, in which pharmacists review patients’ medication regimens and provide adherence counseling during the patient’s transition from hospital to home, reduced risk of hospital readmission by 50 percent and helped avoid unnecessary health care costs. […]

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Wegmans Food Markets alerts consumers to fraudulent Facebook post

ROCHESTER, NY, 2016-Jul-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is alerting consumers to a scam that involves a fraudulent Facebook post bearing the company’s name. The company became aware of the scam during the night on June 29 when a customer questioned the validity of the post. The Facebook post shows the image […]

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