NRF survey: Graduation spending expected to reach $5.6 billion, the highest number in the survey’s history

Washington, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Consumers say they will spend more than ever on graduation gifts this year as they stuff greeting cards with gift cards and cash, according to the annual survey released today (May 17, 2017) by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. With more consumers buying for graduates […]

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Intershop client Alko wins 2017 ‘IT Project of the Year’ award from Management Events 600 Minutes Executive

Finnish state owned drinks retailing company wins 2017 ‘IT Project of the Year’ from Management Events 600 Minutes Executive B2B and B2C omni-channel commerce featuring more than 5,000 items Jena, Germany, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Finnish state owned monopoly for the retailing of alcoholic drinks, Alko has won the 2017 ‘IT Project of […]

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EROSKI retoma la inversión en aperturas propias con la inauguración de un supermercado en San Sebastián

EROSKI retoma la inversión en aperturas propias con la inauguración de un supermercado en San Sebastián   Contempla una inversión anual de en torno a los 100 millones de euros durante los próximos años La apertura, mañana jueves, de este nuevo supermercado EROSKI en San Sebastián ha supuesto la creación de 43 puestos de trabajo […]

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Henning’s Cheese recalls certain Colby Jack cheese due to lack of verification of proper pasteurization

Henning’s Cheese recalls certain Colby Jack cheese due to lack of verification of proper pasteurization   Kiel, Wisconsin, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Henning’s Cheese located in Kiel, Wisconsin, announced today (May 17, 2017) that it is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of its Colby Jack cheese due to a temporary pasteurizer malfunction. Due […]

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Perry Ellis management to host meetings at the B. Riley 18th Annual Investor Conference on May 24th, 2017

MIAMI, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY) announced today ( May 17, 2017) that the company will be participating at the B. Riley 18th Annual Investor Conference on May 24th, 2017 at 10:00 AM (Pacific) at the Loew’s Santa Monica Beach Hotel, CA.  Perry Ellis management will host meetings at […]

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Kingston, Pennsylvania’s Mendy Majesky wins $100,000 in the 2017 Price Chopper and Market 32 Bags2Riches contest

From L. to R., Glen Bradley, Golub Corporation Group VP of Marketing and Business Intelligence; Menachem “Mendy” Majesky, Bags2Riches 2017 Grand Prize Winner; Trevor Sulcoski, Edwardsville Price Chopper Store Manager; and Mona Golub, Golub Corporation VP of Public Relations and Consumer Services celebrate Mendy’s win.   Edwardsville, PA, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Last […]

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BESTSELLER RØMERHUS opens on 1 June

BESTSELLER RØMERHUS opens on 1 June   BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers are in for a very special experience, when BESTSELLER RØMERHUS opens its doors for the first time on 1 June. Architecture, art, design and delicious treats will set the stage for a fashion store quite out of the ordinary. Focus […]

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Co-op Foundation and #iwill campaign to create more opportunities for young people to make a difference in their communities

MACHESTER, England, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Co-op Foundation has been awarded a £1 million grant from the #iwill fund, to create more opportunities for young people to make a difference in their communities. A charity set up by the Co-op, the Foundation supports disadvantaged communities across the UK, and will contribute an additional £1 […]

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PetSmart announces new Dog Therapy Training Course

Course is Ideal for Pet Parents Who Want to Give Back to their Communities with the Power of Pets PHOENIX, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, North America’s leading pet specialty retailer, today ( May 17, 2017) announced a new Dog Therapy Training Course – a first for a national pet retailer to offer this […]

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NCR VP of Financial Services Jose Resendiz to present at the Self-Service Banking Europe 2017

LONDON, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (May 16, 2017) announced that Jose Resendiz, NCR Vice President of Financial Services, will present at Retail Banking Research’s (RBR) Self-Service Banking Europe 2017, Europe’s leading ATM and self-service banking conference for over a decade. The event takes […]

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RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust declares 11.75 cents per unit for the month of May

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (“RioCan”) (TSX:REI.UN) today (May 15, 2017) announced a distribution of 11.75 cents per unit for the month of May. The distribution will be payable on June 7, 2017 to unitholders of record as at May 31, 2017. About RioCan RioCan is Canada’s […]

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eBay for Charity partners with Shawn Carter Foundation to help individuals facing socio-economic hardships further their education

eBay for Charity partners with Shawn Carter Foundation to help individuals facing socio-economic hardships further their education   Shoppers will be entered in a sweepstakes to win a VIP Day at Roc Nation Headquarters and bid on unforgettable experiences and memorabilia to help students further their education. San Jose, California, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

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Entrust Energy joins Retail Energy Supply Association as its newest member

Entrust Energy Joins RESA’s Efforts to Promote Retail Markets That Benefit Consumers Harrisburg, PA, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Energy Supply Association (RESA), the nation’s leading organization representing competitive retail energy suppliers dedicated to creating and sustaining vibrantly competitive electricity and natural gas markets for the benefit of consumers, welcomes Entrust Energy […]

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ScanSource and Intelisys executives named to 2017 CRN® Women of the Channel list

Greenville, SC, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — ScanSource Communications, a leading global provider of communications products and a sales unit of ScanSource, Inc., and Intelisys Inc., a ScanSource company and the nation’s leading Technology Services Distributor, announced today (May 16, 2017) that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named five leaders to […]

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Apranga Group opens two Orsay stores in Lithuania

Apranga Group opens two Orsay stores in Lithuania   Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apranga Group, the largest fashion retailer in the Baltics, signed the franchise agreement with Orsay GmbH and opened two Orsay stores: one in Kaunas, in the shopping mall Mega and the other in Panevezys, in the shopping mall […]

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GameStop raised nearly $1.2 million during its in-store donation campaign for Autism Speaks

For the second year, GameStop and its family of retail brands show their passion for autism awareness while raising funds for Autism Speaks® GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, announced today (May 16, 2017) that it collected nearly […]

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LCP welcomes Roddy Proudfoot as asset manager to lead its new office in Scotland

LCP welcomes Roddy Proudfoot as asset manager to lead its new office in Scotland   London, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — LCP has appointed an asset manager to head up its new office in Scotland. Roddy Proudfoot will lead the team in Glasgow from where he will manage the firm’s burgeoning Scottish retail and […]

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SPAR International records 4.5% increase in retail sales during 2016

Performance driven by strong growth across Europe, and entry into new and developing markets SPAR now operational in 44 countries, with 12,545 stores employing 350,000 people, following continued international expansion Results point to “strong revival in proximity retailing” – SPAR Managing Director, Tobias Wasmuht London, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR International, the world’s largest […]

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Kroger SVP of retail divisions Sukanya Madlinger to retire; Calvin Kaufman to succeed

CINCINNATI, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced the retirement of Sukanya Madlinger, senior vice president of retail divisions, and the promotion of Calvin Kaufman to succeed her. Mr. Kaufman currently serves as president of Kroger’s Louisville division. Kroger today (May 16, 2017) also announced the promotion of Ann Reed […]

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Citycon builds new Lippulaiva shopping centre in Espoo that will house the largest geothermal power plant in the world

Citycon builds new Lippulaiva shopping centre in Espoo that will house the largest geothermal power plant in the world   Helsinki, Finland, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Citycon is building the new state-of-the-art Lippulaiva shopping centre in Espoo, Helsinki Area. The heating and cooling of the shopping centre will be produced by renewable, carbon-neutral geothermal […]

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The Home Depot® reports 4.9 percent sales increase for the 1Q FY 2017 vs. same period last year

ATLANTA, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today (May 16, 2017) reported sales of $23.9 billion for the first quarter of fiscal 2017, a 4.9 percent increase from the first quarter of fiscal 2016. Comparable store sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2017 were positive 5.5 percent, and […]

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AmRest Holdings SE to host Q1 2017 Investors Teleconference on May 19th, 2017

Wrocław, Polska, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Management Board of AmRest Holdings SE invites to the Q1 2017 AmRest Investors Teleconference. The teleconference will be held on May 19th, 2017 at 2:30 pm (CET). AmRest Q1 2017 Financial Statement will be published on May 18th, 2017, after the WSE session. The presentation summarizing AmRest […]

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Nordstrom declares quarterly dividend of 37 cents per share

SEATTLE, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today (May 16, 2017) that its board of directors approved a quarterly dividend of 37 cents per share payable on June 12, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 26, 2017. About Nordstrom Nordstrom, Inc. is a leading fashion […]

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Macy’s and Y partnership to help send kids to summer camp

Macy’s and Y partnership to help send kids to summer camp   Give $3 donation in stores or on macys.com from May 19 to May 21 and receive 25 percent off Fashion Pass NEW YORK, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its Celebrate Summer campaign, Macy’s is partnering with the Y for the […]

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Liverpool FC footballer Daniel Sturridge delivered £500 worth of PE and outdoor equipment to Flintshire school through Sainsbury’s Active Kids

Liverpool FC footballer Daniel Sturridge delivered £500 worth of PE and outdoor equipment to Flintshire school through Sainsbury’s Active Kids   London, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Liverpool FC and England footballer, Daniel Sturridge, has teamed up with Sainsbury’s to surprise children in Flintshire after thieves broke into their school during the Easter holiday […]

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Kesko Group’s sales increased by 11.0% in April 2017

Helsinki, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko Group’s sales totalled €900.0 million in April 2017, a growth of 11.0%. In comparable terms, excluding the impact of business arrangements, sales in local currencies decreased by 5.5%. Due to the timing of Easter there were three less delivery days than in the previous year. Kesko’s sales […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Stefano Pessina to participate at the 2017 UBS Global Healthcare Conference

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) announced today ( May 16, 2017) that Executive Vice Chairman and CEO Stefano Pessina will participate in a fireside chat at the 2017 UBS Global Healthcare Conference at the Grand Hyatt in New York City on Tuesday, 23 May at 10:30 […]

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Benefit Cosmetics extends support for women through the Bold is Beautiful philanthropy project

Benefit Cosmetics extends support for women through the Bold is Beautiful philanthropy project   Paris, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the third consecutive year Benefit Cosmetics will donate all proceeds from its Brow Bars throughout this month of May to charities that help women. The global philanthropy program extends to 17 countries in 2017 to […]

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Wegmans Food Markets recognized as an outstanding Safer Choice Retailer by EPA for the third year in a row

Rochester, NEW YORK, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — On May 15, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Wegmans Food Markets as an outstanding Safer Choice Retailer. For the third year in a row, this award was given to Wegmans for fostering awareness of the Safer Choice program and committing to offer cleaning […]

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Whole Foods Market brings 365 experience to Santa Monica

LOS ANGELES, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market 365 in Santa Monica, located at 2121 Cloverfield Blvd. at Pico, will open Aug. 9. The 26,668-square-foot store will feature a Groundwork coffee bar and Asian Box street food venue via the grocer’s Friends of 365 program. “We’re excited to bring the 365 experience to […]

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