Lenta reports of total sales grew 16.3% in 2Q 2017 to Rub 85.6bn

Lenta sales and operating highlights for the second quarter ended 30 une 2016 St-Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta Ltd, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA / “Lenta” or the “Company”) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the Company’s consolidated sales and operating results for the second quarter ended […]

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Shop Direct seeks its next charity partner

Liverpool,UK, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Liverpool-headquartered Shop Direct, which owns brands including Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, is calling on organisations who support children in poverty in the North West to put forward their £600,000 digital ideas to become its next charity partner. The partnership will see the online retailer’s 4,700-strong team throw its collective weight behind a […]

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Rakuten LIFULL STAY and AsiaYo Co., Ltd. partner on vacation rental business

Will begin offering vacation rental services to accommodate travelers to Japan from the Asian region Tokyo, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten LIFULL STAY, Inc., a Rakuten Group company providing vacation rental services, and AsiaYo Co., Ltd., operator of “AsiaYo.com,” Taiwan’s largest vacation rental reservation site, today announced that the two companies have agreed […]

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Rakuten and Banpu to collaborate in electricity retail business and environmental values trading

Tokyo, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. and Banpu Public Company Limited today (JULY 18, 2017) announced that the two companies have reached agreement to form a comprehensive partnership in the fields of the electricity retail business and environmental values trading*1. Under the agreement, Rakuten and Banpu will cooperate on the development of business models […]

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LCP: Wolf Thai Boxing opens new training gym at Enterprise City

LCP: Wolf Thai Boxing opens new training gym at Enterprise City   London, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — A well-known Spennymoor Thai boxing expert has opened a new training gym at Enterprise City, near Durham. Michael Ellison, who runs Wolf Thai Boxing, has moved from the town centre to unit 34 at the business […]

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RioCan: Shopify expands its lease requirement at King Portland Centre in Toronto; achieving 93% of total leased area of the new office component

Toronto, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Allied Properties REIT (TSX:AP.UN) and RioCan REIT (TSX:REI.UN) today (July 19, 2017) announced another important lease transaction in connection with the development of King Portland Centre in Toronto. Shopify has signed a commitment to expand its lease requirement by approximately 46,234 square feet of GLA, bringing its total requirement in the new […]

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Cabela’s Incorporated to release 2Q 2017 financial results on Thursday, August 3, 2017

SIDNEY, Neb., 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE:CAB) announced today (Jul. 18, 2017) it is scheduled to release second quarter 2017 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, August 3, 2017. Cabela’s will not host a conference call with analysts and investors or provide guidance in connection with the results and does not […]

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Ross Stores opened 21 Ross Dress for Less® and 7 dd’s DISCOUNTS® stores in June and July 2017

Part of 2017 Store Expansion Plans to Open Approximately 90 New Stores DUBLIN, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ross Stores announces the recent opening of 21 Ross Dress for Less® (“Ross”) and seven dd’s DISCOUNTS® stores across 15 different states in June and July. These new locations are part of the Company’s plans to add approximately 70 […]

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SPAR Academy in Vienna announces additional training series for apprentices as part of ‘Fairtrade-Ambassador’ project

SPAR Academy in Vienna announces additional training series for apprentices as part of ‘Fairtrade-Ambassador’ project   The SPAR Academy in Vienna has been cooperating with Fairtrade Austria for 15 years and in 2016 had set itself the goal of becoming the first commercial vocational school in Austria with a Fairtrade award. Vienna, Austria, 2017-Jul-20 — […]

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SPAR UK partners donate hours of employee time to support youth project in South Wales

SPAR UK partners donate hours of employee time to support youth project in South Wales   An army of 40 volunteers from Blakemore Trade Partners has donated 520 hours of employee time supporting a youth project in South Wales. South Wales, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Volunteers from the division’s Trading Department rolled up […]

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Zalando launches new program Zalando Zet

BERLIN, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zalando announces Zalando Zet, a new program that offers customized premium services like pick-up of returns on demand as well as additional benefits such as premium customer service. The first phase will run by invite-only in four different cities in Germany, Berlin, Leipzig, Frankfurt, Hannover. Zalando Zet introduces […]

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Zalando SE grew revenues in the first half of 2017 by 21-22% to EUR 2,071-2,089 million

HY revenues at EUR 2,071-2,089 million (21-22% growth), adjusted EBIT at EUR 100-106 (4.8-5.1% margin) Q2 revenues at EUR 1,091-1,109 million (19-21%), adjusted EBIT at EUR 80-86 million (7.3-7.8% margin) Zalando launches membership program Zalando Zet to offer customized premium services BERLIN, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zalando SE, Europe’s leading online platform for […]

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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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LVMH Institut des Métiers d’Excellence selects Polimoda as its first partner for leather goods artisans training in Italy

LVMH Institut des Métiers d’Excellence selects Polimoda as its first partner for leather goods artisans training in Italy   Paris, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The LVMH Institut des Métiers d’Excellence (IME) has expanded to Italy, selecting Polimoda, the leading Italian fashion school, as its first partner for training of leather goods artisans in the […]

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Marine Conservation Society and Waitrose partners to fight plastic beach pollution

UK’s leading marine charity joins forces with supermarket to fight plastic beach pollution London, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The UK’s leading marine charity, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) and supermarket, Waitrose, have joined forces to create a new series of beach and river clean events to get more people than ever before cleaning […]

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Más de 189.900 escolares han participado en la Escuela de Alimentación de EROSKI durante el curso 2016-2017

Más de 189.900 escolares han participado en la Escuela de Alimentación de EROSKI durante el curso 2016-2017    Casi el 10% de los escolares de 2º y 3er ciclo de primaria de España, a los que se dirige el programa, ha intervenido en la iniciativa  El 20% de los centros escolares de Educación Primaria de […]

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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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H&M group’s sales increased by 7 percent in June 2017 compared to same month the previous year

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M group’s sales including VAT increased by 7 percent in local currencies in June 2017 compared to the same month the previous year. Converted into SEK sales increased by 10 percent. The total number of stores in the group amounted to 4,517 on 30 June 2017 compared to […]

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British Land to allocate up to £300 million of capital to a share buy-back during the current financial year

London, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Against a backdrop of continuing strong demand in its investment markets, British Land announces that it intends to allocate up to £300 million of capital to a share buy-back during the current financial year. The Board regularly reviews capital allocation to optimise long-term returns for shareholders. Since the […]

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Alexandre Bompard appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Groupe Carrefour

Alexandre Bompard appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Groupe Carrefour   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — At the meeting of Carrefour Group’s Board of Directors of today (07/18/2017), Georges Plassat confirmed his intention to retire. The Board of Directors co-opted Alexandre Bompard to replace Georges Plassat as a member […]

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Auntie Anne’s® partners for the sixth year with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to help fund childhood cancer research

Auntie Anne’s® partners for the sixth year with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to help fund childhood cancer research   LANCASTER, Pa., 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Auntie Anne’s®, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, is partnering for the sixth year with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) to help fund childhood cancer research. From today (July […]

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RILA’s Hun Quach comments on the Administration’s North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiation objectives

Arlington , VA, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today ( 7/18/2017), the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Vice President of International Trade Hun Quach issued the following statement responding to the release of the Administration’s North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiation objectives: “As the nation’s largest private sector employer, retailers are closely monitoring the administration’s efforts […]

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NACS and DHS Blue Campaign partner to raise public awareness about human trafficking

​ALEXANDRIA, Va, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — NACS has announced a new partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Blue Campaign to help combat human trafficking. Through this alliance with the DHS Blue Campaign, NACS will provide the DHS Blue Campaign’s training and awareness materials—including posters, handouts and other materials—to members free […]

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Gebrüder Limmert AG secures the future of its online shop with Intershop 7.8 platform

Electrical engineering wholesaler impressed by Intershop platform’s flexibility and omni-channel handling Family-owned company opts for revenue-based solution for its growth strategy Rollout planned for Austria, Germany and Switzerland Jena, Salzburg, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The long-standing family-owned enterprise Gebrüder Limmert AG is securing the future of its online shop with the powerful Intershop 7.8 platform. […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts and Price Chopper team up to open three restaurants in Kansas

LEADING RESTAURANT BRAND CONTINUES TO EXPAND NON-TRADITIONAL PORTFOLIO THROUGHOUT THE GROCERY SECTOR CANTON, Mass., 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today (July 17, 2017) its partnership with nationally recognized grocer, Price Chopper to open three restaurants in Kansas. The first location is slated […]

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Garden of Light, Inc. recalls Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oats that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

Garden of Light, Inc. recalls Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oats that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes   East Hartford, CT, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Garden of Light, Inc. dba Gluten Free Solutions of East Hartford, CT, is voluntarily recalling the Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oats, 1.8 oz. which is manufactured by Garden […]

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Whole Foods Market to open its twelfth New York City location in Harlem on Friday, July 21

5% of opening day sales will benefit Harlem Grown’s local health education programs NEW YORK, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market will officially open the doors of its twelfth New York City location in Harlem on Friday, July 21. The 40,000-square-foot store, located at 100 West 125th Street in the heart of Central […]

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AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 1,602,346 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM JULY 10, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING JULY 14, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,602,346 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from July 10, 2017 up to and including July 14, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €17.04 per share for a total consideration of €27.3 million. These repurchases were […]

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Apple names Isabel Ge Mahe VP and managing director of Greater China

Cupertino, California, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple today (JULY 18, 2017) announced that Isabel Ge Mahe, vice president of Wireless Technologies, has been named vice president and managing director of Greater China, reporting to CEO Tim Cook and COO Jeff Williams. In this newly created role, Isabel will provide leadership and coordination across […]

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CBRE’s Scoring Tech Talent Report: companies ready to locate in markets with largest concentrations of high-quality talent

San Francisco Bay Area and Seattle standout for quality, while best-value markets include Toronto, Vancouver, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh and Detroit Los Angeles, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Strong demand for skills such as software development, hardware engineering and information security, coupled with a tight labor supply, is driving companies to locate in markets with the […]

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