Australian Retailers Association: Retailers conducting business in Australia should pay their tax just like Australian retailers currently do

Wellington Parade, East Melbourne, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) strongly supports the Government in closing the Low Value Threshold (LVT) loophole for the purchase of offshore tangible goods under $1000. Russell Zimmerman, Executive Director of the ARA said they have been working with the Federal and State Governments to reduce […]

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Parks Motor Company signs five-year lease with LCP for new dealership in Bromborough

London, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — An established car salesman in Wirral is going it alone and is opening a new dealership in the town. Parks Motor Company has been launched by John Parks in Wrynose Road, Old Hall Industrial Estate, Bromborough, after he agreed a five-year lease with commercial property investment company LCP, which […]

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Sustainability: Yum! Brands one of the top public companies on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

Louisville, KY, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum! Brands has been named one of the top public companies on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens List by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for its ongoing commitment to sustainability. “We are honored to be recognized by Corporate Responsibility Magazine as one of the year’s top socially and environmentally responsible companies,” […]

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USDA’s FSIS: Chicken soup products of Campbell Soup Company recalled due to misbranding

USDA’s FSIS: Chicken soup products of Campbell Soup Company recalled due to misbranding   WASHINGTON, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Campbell Soup Company, a Maxton, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,185 pounds of chicken soup products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced […]

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Employee survey: Lindex cares for and engages their employees

Sweden, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lindex conducted a global employee survey to gain insight into how employees view Lindex as a workplace and its culture. The result of the survey was record high compared to other same size companies. Lindex results specifically stand out on parameters such as commitment, information and the degree of […]

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Sheetz sponsors the 8th annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run

$100,000 donation to help send more than 2,000 athletes to 2017 Special Olympics Games ALTOONA, Pa, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains for 65 years, is proud to sponsor the 8th annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at […]

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Price Rite, Feed the Children, Pepsi, United Way of Greater New Bedford to help 800 New Bedford-area families in need

New Bedford, MA, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Supermarkets is partnering with Feed the Children and Pepsi, with support from United Way of Greater New Bedford, to distribute food and essentials to 800 New Bedford-area families in need. Each family, pre-identified based on need by United Way of Greater New Bedford, will […]

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McCain Foods USA, Inc. recallS frozen hash brown products that may be contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials

McCain Foods USA, Inc. recallS frozen hash brown products that may be contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials   Florenceville, Canada, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — McCain Foods USA, Inc. announced today (April 21, 2017) it is voluntarily recalling retail, frozen hash brown products that may be contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials, that […]

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PRODUCT RECALL: Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of Salmonella

PRODUCT RECALL: Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of Salmonella   Plano, Texas, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Frito-Lay today (April 21, 2017) announced it is voluntarily recalling select Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored […]

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Hospira recalls certain 25% Dextrose Injection, USP, (Infant) due to the presence of particulate matter

Lake Forest, Illinois, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hospira, Inc., a Pfizer company, is voluntarily recalling one lot of 25% Dextrose Injection, USP, (Infant) pre-filled syringe tothe hospital/user level due to the presence of particulatematter, identified as human hair, found within an internal sample syringe. In the event that the particulate is administered to a […]

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C.O. Truxton, Inc. recalls Phenobarbital Tablets, USP, 15 mg due to labeling error

Bellmawr, New Jersey, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — C.O. Truxton, Inc. is voluntarily recalling lot 70952A of Phenobarbital Tablets, USP, 15 mg, to the consumer/user level. The manufacturer received a confirmed customer complaint that a bottle labeled as phenobarbital 15 mg was found to contain phenobarbital 30 mg tablets. This mislabeled product could expose the […]

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Hummingbird Wholesale recalls Organic Cocoa-Dusted Chocolate Ginger that may contain undeclared hazelnut

Eugene, Oregon, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hummingbird Wholesale of Eugene, Oregon is recalling 5lbs of Organic Cocoa-Dusted Chocolate Ginger, because it may contain undeclared hazelnut. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to hazelnut run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Product was distributed to […]

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Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give to host free activities for junior golfers

Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give to host free activities for junior golfers   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give will once again engage young golf fans at Blythefield Country Club through a junior clinic, free admission and expanded activities during tournament week. “The Meijer […]

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Meijer to open new supercenters in Escanaba and Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. on May 18

Meijer to open new supercenters in Escanaba and Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. on May 18   First trucks deliver to new stores as retailer announces May 18 opening date for Escanaba and Sault Ste. Marie supercenters GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Who: Meijer, a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates 230 […]

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Co-op continues to investment in Wales with plans for 12 new food stores in 2017

MACHESTER, England, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op is creating up to 250 retail roles with plans to open 12 new food stores in Wales during 2017. The community retailer’s continued investment in Wales will see a more than £16M programme of food store openings and refits. Alongside a dozen new stores, there […]

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Sports Direct International plc to acquire 50 Bob’s Stores and Eastern Mountain Stores in the US

Shirebrook, UK, 2017-Apr-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sports Direct International plc (Sports Direct) announces that, on 19 April 2017, it received the approval of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court to acquire certain assets of Eastern Outfitters LLC, comprising the businesses of Bob’s Stores and Eastern Mountain Sports pursuant to a s.363 sale process, following the filing […]

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Walmart asks suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by one gigaton

Through release of a sustainability toolkit, Walmart asks suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by one gigaton – the equivalent to taking more than 211 million passenger vehicles off of U.S. roads for an entire year BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (April 19, 2017), during Walmart’s annual Milestone Summit, the company […]

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Walmart’s 10th annual Global Responsibility Report: We believe that the value-maximizing strategy is the one that creates shared value for customers, business and society

2017 report outlines the retailer’s milestones in creating shared value for people, business and society BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart today released its tenth annual Global Responsibility Report, which looks back at the company’s progress during fiscal year 2017 in advancing the key areas of opportunity, sustainability and local communities. The report […]

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Amazon.com to open three additional fulfillment centers in New Jersey

With new sites in Cranbury Township, Edison and Logan Township, Amazon’s fulfillment footprint in New Jersey grows to 10 facilities SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open three additional fulfillment centers in New Jersey. The new sites in Cranbury Township, Edison and Logan Township will create more […]

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Carrefour and Hello Tomorrow Start-up Challenge in Brazil for first time

São Paulo, BRAZIL, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the first time, Carrefour is bringing to Brazil the Start-up Challenge, a competition which includes the global conference of the French NGO Hello Tomorrow, held annually in Paris. By means of this initiative, the organisation invites start-ups and entrepreneurs to participate in challenges in order to […]

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The new extension to the BAB 2 shopping centre unveiled with architecture featuring Basque colours

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Teams from Carmila and Carrefour Property have just unveiled the new extension to the BAB 2 shopping centre. With 40 new stores and an extra 10,000 m², the shopping centre’s unusual architecture features typically Basque colours. It has a total complement of 120 stores, restaurants and services for […]

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Patrick Leonard: Green Direct is a way Starbucks can select what type of energy we buy, rather than that being predetermined by the utility

SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Every Friday, members of Starbucks Treasury and Facilities teams set aside time to watch video footage taken by a drone flying over a shimmering 260-acre construction site on what was formerly a degraded landscape in Robeson County, N.C. Week after week since last fall, they’ve been monitoring the progress […]

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Kesko and Yamaha deal gets approval from The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (FCCA)

The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority has approved the transaction between Kesko and Yamaha The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (FCCA) has approved the transaction in which Konekesko Ltd, a Kesko Corporation subsidiary, sells its Yamarin boat business to Inhan Tehtaat Oy Ab, a subsidiary owned by Yamaha Motor Europe N.V. At the same time, […]

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Marks & Spencer updates on its five-year programme to improve its UK store estate

36 new stores to open in next six months Over 1,400 new jobs created Proposal to close six stores All colleagues in affected stores guaranteed redeployment in near-by stores LONDON, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) today updates on its five-year programme to improve its UK store estate to better meet the […]

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Drive-in restaurants chain Sonic Corp. to pay $0.14 quarterly cash dividend

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share of common stock to be paid to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 10, 2017, with a payment date […]

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Macerich Company to pay $.71 dividend per share of common stock

SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of the Macerich Company (NYSE: MAC) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.71 per share of common stock.  The dividend is payable on June 2, 2017 to stockholders of record at the close of business on May 5, 2017. Macerich, an S&P 500 company, […]

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NACS Study: Seven in 10 American drivers say that they use the trash can at the fueling island

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — If you’re like most Americans, you probably empty the trash in your car every time you fill up your gas tank at your local convenience store. Seven in 10 American drivers (70%) say that they use the trash can at the fueling island to dispose of their […]

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CSP Magazine ranked BJ’s Wholesale Club in the top five leading low-price fuel retailers in the U.S.

In its nationwide Fuels 50 study, CSP Magazine ranked BJ’s Wholesale Club in the top five retailers on its Top 10 Low-Price Leaders list for the U.S. for 2016 WESTBOROUGH, Mass., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Wholesale Club continues to be recognized for its low gas prices, with the latest honor from CSP Magazine […]

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Top awards for SM Investments Corporation at the 9th Annual Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit & Awards held in Malaysia

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments Corporation (SM) won two top awards at the 9th Annual Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit & Awards held in Malaysia on March 30 to 31. SM was the only Philippine company that bagged two platinum awards for the categories Best Corporate Communications & […]

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Restaurant Brands International Inc. to release 1Q 2017 financial results on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

OAKVILLE, ON, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Restaurant Brands International Inc. (TSX/NYSE: QSR, TSX: QSP) will release its first quarter 2017 financial results on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 and will host an investor conference call that morning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The earnings call will be webcast on the company’s investor relations website […]

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