The Home Depot® announces new consumer energy and GHG reduction goals for 2020

ATLANTA, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — In its effort to help reduce energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across the more than 2,000 communities where it operates, The Home Depot® has announced new consumer energy and GHG reduction goals for 2020. Anchored by the use of ENERGY STAR certified products, the consumer-driven goals […]

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Lowe’s to sell $1.50 billion of 3.100% Notes due 2027 and $1.50 billion of 4.050% Notes due 2047

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today it has agreed to sell $1.50 billion of 3.100% Notes due 2027 and $1.50 billion of 4.050% Notes due 2047 (collectively, the “Notes”). Estimated net proceeds from this offering will be approximately $2.96 billion, after deducting offering expenses and underwriters’ discounts. […]

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Albertsons Companies appoints Wayne Denningham to the new role of President and COO

BOISE, Idaho, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies today announced Wayne Denningham, EVP & Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed to the new role of President and Chief Operating Officer for Albertsons Companies. Bob Miller remains Chairman and CEO, a role he has held since April 2015. Denningham will continue to lead store operations […]

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CVS Pharmacy removes parabens, phthalates and the most prevalent formaldehyde donors across beauty and personal care products

Parabens, phthalates and the most prevalent formaldehyde donors will be removed from extensive line of store brand beauty and personal care products Company also publishes full list of restricted chemicals WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (April 19, 2017) CVS Pharmacy (NYSE:CVS), America’s leading retail pharmacy, took a major step forward in advancing […]

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Retail Pro Link earns certification with the SAP Business One® application

FOLSOM, CA, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retail Pro International today announced that its Retail Pro Link has achieved certification with the SAP Business One® application. The SAP Integration and Certification Center has certified that the Retail Pro Link 1.0 has been proven to integrate with SAP Business One, providing mid-size specialty retailers automated interchange […]

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Lindex sustainability report for 2016 released

Göteborg, Sweden, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (April 19, 2017) Lindex sustainability report for 2016 is released. The fashion company shows progress within several areas as a result of a dedicated sustainability work with partnership, innovation and transparency in the centre. Sustainability is essential in our business at Lindex. I am very proud of […]

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Office Depot to sell its business in Australia and New Zealand to Platinum Equity

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its business in Australia and New Zealand to Platinum Equity. Office Depot had previously disclosed its intention to sell substantially all of its international businesses under a process that began in 2016. […]

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Zalando SE grew revenues in the 1Q 2017 by 22.0-24.0% to EUR 971-987 million

Revenues at EUR 971-987 million (22.0-24.0% growth) Adjusted EBIT of EUR 10-30 million (1.0-3.0% margin) Full-year guidance confirmed BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zalando SE, Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, grew revenues in the first quarter of 2017 by 22.0-24.0% to EUR 971-987 million (Q1 2016: EUR 796.1 million), according to preliminary […]

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Signet Jewelers appoints former federal Judge Barbara S. Jones to conduct review of its workplace policies and practices

HAMILTON, Bermuda, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Signet Jewelers Limited (“Signet”) (NYSE:SIG), the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry, announced today that its new Board Committee focused on Respect in the Workplace has appointed former federal Judge Barbara S. Jones, a partner at Bracewell LLP, to conduct a thorough review of the company’s policies and […]

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Kohl’s released its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) released its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, outlining the strides the company has made to fulfill its purpose to inspire and empower families to lead fulfilled lives. Through continued action that positively impacts the community, its more than 140,000 associates and the […]

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Tesco sells its opticians business in the UK and Republic of Ireland to Vision Express

Tesco today announces the sale of its opticians business in the UK and Republic of Ireland to Vision Express in a move to further simplify its business and serve its shoppers better. CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco Opticians currently operates in 206 stores across the UK and three stores in the Republic […]

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365 by Whole Foods Market debuts at Greater Austin

Texas’ first 365 store to open in Greater Austin AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — 365 by Whole Foods Market’s first Texas location will open at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 26, in Cedar Park, following a bread-breaking ceremony with company officials and the community. Opening day will feature live music by Austin favorite Shinyribs […]

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CBRE acquires Mainstream Software, Inc. a technology solutions provider for facilities management operations

Acquisition bolsters CBRE’s growing competitive advantage in digital and technology capabilities Los Angeles, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBG) today (April 18, 2017) announced that it has acquired the business of Mainstream Software, Inc. (Mainstream), a technology company that provides mobile and software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology solutions for facilities management operations. Mainstream’s […]

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Visa Inc. declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.165 per share of class A common stock

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today (Apr. 18, 2017) announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.165 per share of class A common stock (determined in the case of class B and class C common stock and series B and C convertible participating preferred stock […]

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Visa Inc. announces the appointment of John F. Lundgren as a new independent director

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) announced today (Apr. 18, 2017) that its board of directors has appointed John F. Lundgren as a new independent director, effective immediately. Mr. Lundgren will also serve as a member of the board’s audit and risk committee. Mr. Lundgren was chief executive officer (CEO) […]

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BJ’s Restaurants to release its 1Q 2017 results on Thursday, April 27, 2017

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today ( April 18, 2017) announced that it will release its first quarter 2017 results after the market closes on Thursday, April 27, 2017.  The Company will host an investor conference call at 2:00 p.m. (Pacific) that same day.  The conference call will […]

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Kroger announces the promotion of Angel Colón to senior director of diversity

CINCINNATI, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (April 18, 2017 ) announced Angel Colón has been promoted to senior director of diversity. He has been serving as the company’s director of multicultural development for merchandising since 2008. Mr. Colon succeeds Rueben Shaffer, who retired at the end of March, […]

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Walgreens Healthcare Clinic locations to offer testing services for sexually transmitted infections

In addition, Healthcare Clinics in the Houston market will begin prescribing PrEP for HIV prevention April 25 DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beginning April 25, Walgreens Healthcare Clinic locations in select markets will offer testing services for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV, Hepatitis B and C, chlamydia, gonorrhea and other conditions. […]

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COOP: Kärcher ruft Bodenreiniger zurück

COOP: Kärcher ruft Bodenreiniger zurück   BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Kärcher AG ruft aus Sicherheitsgründen ein Reinigungsmittel zurück. Von diesem Rückruf ist auch Coop Bau+Hobby betroffen. Der Artikel ist auch bei anderen Händlern im Verkauf. Das Reinigungsmittel darf ab sofort nicht mehr benützt werden. Der Artikel ist bereits für den […]

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VEGGIE BAGS EROBERN DIE MIGROS NATIONAL

VEGGIE BAGS EROBERN DIE MIGROS NATIONAL   Zürich, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die wiederverwendbaren Veggie Bags für Früchte und Gemüse im Offenverkauf haben ihre Testphase in der Migros Zürich erfolgreich bestanden. Ab heute kann man Veggie Bags in allen Migros-Filialen in der ganzen Schweiz kaufen. Die wiederverwendbaren transparenten Veggie Bags zum Abpacken von […]

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MIGROS WIRD OFFIZIELLER VIP-CATERER DES SPENGLER CUP DAVOS

MIGROS WIRD OFFIZIELLER VIP-CATERER DES SPENGLER CUP DAVOS   Gossau, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Catering Services Migros Ostschweiz (CSM) erhalten den Zuschlag, ab 2017 das VIP-Catering am Spengler Cup in Davos zu übernehmen. Die Zusammenarbeit wurde für eine Dauer von fünf Jahren vereinbart. Der Spengler Cup gilt als das älteste internationale Eishockey-Mannschaftsturnier […]

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100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ to host day-long jobs and resource fair in Dallas on Friday, May 19

100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ to host day-long jobs and resource fair in Dallas on Friday, May 19   With youth unemployment in Dallas one of the highest in the nation, the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ will host an unprecedented day-long jobs and resource fair in Dallas, kicking off a long-term effort to hire and engage young people […]

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Kesko Group’s sales were up 30.5% in March 2017

Helsinki, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko Group’s sales in March 2017 totalled €1,003.8 million, and were up 30.5%. In comparable terms, excluding the impact of business arrangements, sales in local currencies increased by 4.9%. There were two more delivery days than in the previous year. “Kesko’s sales in March increased in all divisions. Growth […]

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The new Ginza Six retail complex in Tokyo welcomes ten stores from LVMH Maisons

The new Ginza Six retail complex in Tokyo welcomes ten stores from LVMH Maisons   Paris, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new Ginza Six retail complex in Tokyo was inaugurated on April 17 at a ceremony attended by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Tokyo Governor, Yuriko Koike and Bernard Arnault, Chairman and Chief Executive […]

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Grupo EROSKI y Grupo DIA acuerdan la creación de una sociedad conjunta para la negociación de sus marcas propias

La nueva sociedad estará constituida de forma paritaria, al 50% por cada una de las compañías Contará inicialmente con una plantilla de 53 profesionales, procedentes de ambas compañías ELORRIO,España, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Grupo EROSKI y Grupo DIA han firmado un acuerdo para la creación de RED LIBRA TRADING SERVICES S.L., una nueva […]

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The H&M Foundation provides further support to Save the Children – totaling $600,000 – for their work in Ethiopia

Following the worst drought in decades, a major food security emergency is ongoing in southern Ethiopia. The H&M Foundation now makes their third donation to Save the Children – totaling $600,000 – to support their work in this region. Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — jThe 2015 drought in Ethiopia, caused by the […]

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Reasor’s hosts Oreo Stacking Contest 2017

Tahlequah, OK, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Reasor’s is challenging you to come test your OREO Stacking skills at ONEOK Field on select games throughout the season. Visit the Reasor’s and Nabisco Oreo booth on April 30th, May 7th, May 21st, and June 4th to test your stacking skills at the 1:05 pm games. […]

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The Wendy’s Company to release its 1Q 2017 results on Wednesday, May 10

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) will release its first quarter 2017 results before the market opens on Wednesday, May 10. A conference call will follow at 9 a.m. ET, with a simultaneous webcast from the investors section of the Company’s website at www.aboutwendys.com. The live conference call will […]

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Majid Al Futtaim launches its Net Positive strategy

Majid Al Futtaim launches its Net Positive strategy   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has today ( APRIL 18, 2017) launched its Net Positive strategy in the presence of Dr. Thani Ahmad Al […]

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Lenta to release its 1Q 2017 consolidated sales and operating results on 20th April 2017

St-Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta Ltd, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) (“Lenta”), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce it will release its consolidated sales and operating results for the first quarter of 2017 on 20th April 2017. Lenta will also host an Analyst and Investor Conference Call on […]

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