CarMax elects Sona Chawla to its board of directors

RICHMOND, Va., 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ —  CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) today (April 24, 2017) announced that its board of directors has elected Sona Chawla to membership on the board. Chawla will serve on the Audit Committee. Chawla, 49, is the Chief Operating Officer of Kohl’s, a position she has held since November 2015. Before […]

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JCPenney, SEPHORA add 70 new SEPHORA inside JCPenney locations and 32 expansions

JCPenney, SEPHORA add 70 new SEPHORA inside JCPenney locations and 32 expansions   SEPHORA inside JCPenney Stores Offer Same-Day Pick Up of Online Orders Growth Spurs Expanded Assortment Online and the Hiring of Over 800 Beauty Consultants PLANO, Texas, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] and SEPHORA are making beauty accessible to […]

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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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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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PetSmart to acquire online pet retailer Chewy, Inc.

Combined Company Provides Most Convenient Customer Experience Across Brick and Mortar and Online Channels Phoenix, AZ, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, Inc. (“PetSmart”) today (Apr. 18, 2017) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Chewy, Inc. (“Chewy”), the online pet retailer. The acquisition accelerates the execution of PetSmart’s strategy and […]

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Amazon helps developers build and launch far-field voice-initiated products with availability of Amazon Alexa 7-Mic Far-Field Development Kit

New reference design offers far-field speech processing to hardware manufacturers, making it simple, fast, and cost-effective to create new devices with Amazon Alexa SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Apr. 13, 2017) announced that for the first time it is making the high-performance far-field microphone array and voice processing technology found in Amazon […]

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Sainsbury’s announces expansion plans for Argos and Habitat

Sainsbury’s announces expansion plans for Argos and Habitat   London, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (13 April 2017), Sainsbury’s opens its 50th Argos Digital store in a Sainsbury’s supermarket. The opening marks an important milestone in the retailer’s strategy to be a multi-product, multi-channel retailer, serving customers quickly and conveniently whenever and wherever […]

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Meijer expands home delivery throughout Ohio with Shipt

Meijer expands home delivery throughout Ohio with Shipt   Groceries and Goods Delivered to Your Doorstep in an Hour – Day or Night, New partnership from Meijer and Shipt transforms grocery shopping in the Midwest GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer announced today (April 12, 2017) it will expand home delivery […]

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World’s largest ticket marketplace StubHub launches new social suite of tool

World’s largest ticket marketplace StubHub launches new social suite of tool   New Facebook and iMessage integrations, as well as a Facebook Messenger Chatbot, help fans better connect over live experiences. San Jose, California, 2017-Apr-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, today (Apr 12, 2017) announced the launch of its new […]

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Abercrombie & Fitch Co. announces wholesale agreement with ZALORA

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. continues to grow wholesale business and partners with Asia’s leading online fashion destination New Albany, Ohio, 2017-Apr-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) announced today (April 10, 2017) it has entered into a wholesale agreement with Asia’s leading online fashion destination, ZALORA.  Starting next week, ZALORA will […]

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eBay and Flipkart to jointly pursue eCommerce opportunities in the Indian market

eBay and Flipkart to jointly pursue eCommerce opportunities in the Indian market   Accelerating and maximizing the opportunity in India in partnership with Flipkart. San Jose, CA and Bangalore, India, 2017-Apr-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY), a global commerce leader, and Flipkart, a leading eCommerce company in India, have agreed to […]

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Visa provides full line-item details of Amazon Business purchases to U.S. accountholders

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi and PNC Bank first to help their corporate customers streamline expense management SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Apr-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Apr. 10, 2017), Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has become the first card network to enable participating issuers to provide their U.S. commercial account holders a comprehensive view of their Amazon […]

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Amazon Studios announces two seasons of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel; its first multi-season greenlight of a new series

The pickup is Amazon Studios’ first multi-season greenlight of a new series SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon announces it has greenlit The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel for an unprecedented two seasons on Prime Video. The Amazon Original Series, from renowned creator Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls) and Executive Producer Daniel Palladino (Family Guy), is Amazon […]

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Amazon Business provides enhanced transaction data on customer purchases

Customers can now streamline reconciliation with enhanced transaction data when they use Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, and PNC Visa commercial cards on Amazon Business SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Business has teamed up with Visa to provide enhanced transaction data on customer purchases made with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, […]

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Non-Food products online sales in UK up 6.6% in March 2017 vs 2016’s March, BRC – KPMG

London, 2017-Apr-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC – KPMG ONLINE RETAIL SALES MONITOR MARCH 2017 Covering the five weeks 26 February – 1 April 2017 Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 6.6% in March versus a year earlier, when they had increased by 9.5%. This is the lowest growth since August, below […]

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Dirty Hippy Swag officially launches their fashion line on April 20, 2017!

Oakland, CA, 2017-Apr-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dirty Hippy Swag announces the official launch date for their fashion line: April 20, 2017! Dirty Hippy Swag is an e-commerce startup, exclusively located online at www.dirtyhippyswag.com. With an ever-expanding collection, Dirty Hippy Swag specializes in comfortable street style apparel, as well as laser-cut designed and hand-beaded jewelry. […]

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PayPal and Visa partnership to enhance payment experience online, in app and in store for consumers and merchants in Asia Pacific

Digital partnership will enhance the payment experience online, in app and in store SINGAPORE, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — PayPal (Nasdaq: PYPL) and Visa (NYSE:V) today (April 4, 2017) announced an extension of their U.S. partnership in Asia Pacific that will see them work collaboratively to accelerate the adoption of secure, reliable and convenient […]

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Visa Checkout now with 20 million enrolled accounts; More merchants join the Visa Checkout roster

Visa Checkout adds new merchants and markets as part of rapid expansion; Samsung Pay agrees to integrate with Visa Checkout’s Open Platform SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), today (Apr. 6, 2017) announced that Visa Checkout, the easier way to use a Visa card online, is sustaining tremendous growth, reaching more […]

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Amazon Web Services to open an infrastructure region in Sweden in 2018

New AWS Infrastructure Region will enable customers to run workloads in Sweden and serve end-users across the Nordics with even lower latency SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today (Apr. 4, 2017) announced that it plans to open an infrastructure region in Sweden in 2018. […]

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Argos launches world’s first date-stamped unique advert launching every day for 80 days

Argos launches world’s first date-stamped unique advert launching every day for 80 days   Milton, Keynes, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week Argos will launch an ambitious new Spring Summer advertising campaign which no brand has ever done before – the first with a brand new, date-stamped unique advert launching every day for […]

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Sequential Brands Group and DRINKS announce the launch of Martha Stewart Wine Co.

Sequential Brands Group and DRINKS announce the launch of Martha Stewart Wine Co.   NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) and DRINKS announced today (April 05, 2017 ) the launch of Martha Stewart Wine Co., an online wine shop featuring a carefully curated collection of wines, plus monthly […]

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Rakuten and Japan Post expand partnership in e-commerce logistics to reduce the redelivery of parcels

Tokyo, 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. and Japan Post Co., Ltd. will strengthen their collaboration in e-commerce logistics to reduce the redelivery of parcels by examining various measures to increase the efficiency of deliveries and pick-ups. 1. Background The e-commerce market continues to grow at an accelerated pace with the continued evolution of […]

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New research shows speed and agility are top priorities for every retailer competing in fast fashion

New research shows speed and agility are top priorities for every retailer competing in fast fashion   Retailers need to get in shape to meet consumer demand for a fast fashion fix WORLD RETAIL CONGRESS, DUBAI, 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — With one in eight younger consumers (18 to 24 year olds) shopping every week […]

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Whole Foods Market expands grocery delivery service to include Wilmington, North Carolina

Customers can order through Shipt WILMINGTON, N.C., 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market’s partnership with grocery delivery service Shipt now includes Wilmington, North Carolina. “We are thrilled to offer our customers the convenient option of having Whole Foods Market’s highest quality products delivered right to their doorstep,” said Josh Miller, the Wilmington store’s […]

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X5 expands Perekrestok online service to Moscow’s south-west neighborhoods

Moscow, 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or “the Company”), a leading Russian food retailer, is expanding the pilot scheme of its Perekrestok online service​, with delivery available to around a million households in south-west Moscow and some neighbouring towns in the Moscow Region from April 4. Other districts of […]

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Delivery Hero GmbH enters regional partnership with AmRest Holding SE

Berlin, 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delivery Hero GmbH (“Delivery Hero”), a leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace, announced today (1 April 2017) that it has entered a regional partnership with AmRest Holding SE (“AmRest”), the largest publicly listed restaurant operator in Central Europe. The partnership considerably strengthens Delivery Hero’s position in the […]

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AmRest to become Restaurant Partner Polska’s majority shareholder

Wroclaw, Poland, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — April 1st, 2017, AmRest Holdings SE („AmRest”, “the Company”) (WSE: EAT), the largest publicly listed restaurant operator in Central Europe, announces signing on March 31st, 2017 the Investment Agreement (the “IA”) with Delivery Hero GmbH, based in Berlin, Germany (“Delivery Hero”) and Restaurant Partner Polska Sp. z o.o., […]

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Amazon and SOUQ.com share the same DNA – Amazon Senior VP Russ Grandinetti

SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (Nasdaq:AMZN) today (Mar. 28, 2017) announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire SOUQ.com, an e-commerce leader in the Middle East. Joining the Amazon family will enable SOUQ.com to continue growing while working with Amazon to bring even more products and offerings to customers worldwide. “Amazon and […]

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PHILIPPINES: SM Investments Corporation acquires 34.5% stake in 2Go Group

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments Corporation (SMIC) completed the acquisition of a minority stake in 2Go Group via a 34.5% stake in its parent company. 2Go is the country’s largest integrated supply chain operator whose businesses include shipping, freight forwarding, warehousing, and express delivery services. “We are pleased with this […]

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Waze no time and Order Ahead your Dunkin’ Donuts

Waze no time and Order Ahead your Dunkin’ Donuts   Guests can connect to Dunkin’s On-the-Go Mobile Ordering feature through the Waze app before hitting the road, then speed past the line inside the Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant CANTON, MA, 2017-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Loyal Dunkin’ Donuts customers can now use Waze, the free, […]

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