Amazon announces the all-new Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote for only $39.99

Amazon announces the all-new Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote for only $39.99   SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Sep. 28, 2016) announced the all-new Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote, the most powerful streaming media stick available. Up to 30 percent faster than the original best-selling version, the next […]

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Amazon announces brand-new Original Kids Series, Bookaboo on Prime Video in the US and UK

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Sep. 28, 2016) announced its brand-new Amazon Original Kids Series, Bookaboo, is set to premiere October 28 on Prime Video in the US and UK. Already a full-fledged international hit, the series for preschool-aged children celebrates the fun and benefits of adults and children reading together. Bookaboo […]

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Wayfair Registry: the first wedding registry to offer endless options for every room of the house

BOSTON, Mass., 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wayfair, (NYSE: W), one of the world’s largest online destinations for home furnishings and décor, today (September 27, 2016) unveiled Wayfair Registry, the first wedding registry to offer endless options for every room of the house across all styles and price points. Wayfair Registry makes it easier than […]

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Amazon Studios announces I Love Dick, Jean-Claude Van Johnson and The Tick to premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in 2017

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Studios today (Sep. 27, 2016) announced I Love Dick, Jean-Claude Van Johnson and The Tick have been greenlit to become Amazon Original Series. The new series will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in 2017 in the US, UK,Germany, Austria, and Japan for Amazon Prime members to watch […]

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Overstock.com to provide furniture and home décor for craftsman-style home for the HGTV Urban Oasis Giveaway 2016

Overstock.com to provide furniture and home décor for craftsman-style home for the HGTV Urban Oasis Giveaway 2016   SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) is sponsoring HGTV Urban Oasis®for the second consecutive year, providing furniture and home décor for the craftsman-style home located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. “The HGTV […]

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Sainsbury’s trials on-demand, one hour, grocery delivery service via its IOS Chop Chop App

Sainsbury’s trials on-demand, one hour, grocery delivery service via its IOS Chop Chop App   London, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 130 years since Sainsbury’s first offered a home delivery service by bicycle, the retailer is preparing to trial the service again with hundreds of thousands of customers living in Central London, via […]

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Amazon announces expansion of Handmade at Amazon into Europe

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today (Sep. 22, 2016) announced the expansion of Handmade at Amazon, a store featuring genuinely handmade items crafted and sold directly from European artisans, to its five European local marketplaces. With Handmade at Amazon, customers can discover products from artisans with the familiar Amazon experience they know […]

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IGA launches new program for Groceries Online— IGA GO

Chicago, IL, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — IGA today (Sept. 22, 2016) announced the launch of IGA Groceries Online—or IGA GO as it will be branded to shoppers—an ecommerce solution that meets shoppers’ need for a convenient online ordering platform from their trusted local Hometown Proud IGA store. IGA has named two preferred partners to […]

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Nordstrom Rack to open at IDS Center’s Crystal Court on Nicollet Mall at downtown Minneapolis in fall 2017

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today (Sept. 21, 2016) plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at IDS Center’s Crystal Court on Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis, Minn. The approximately 39,000-square-foot store is scheduled to open in fall 2017. “We’ve been eager to find a home for Nordstrom Rack […]

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Nordstrom, Inc. announces the appointment of Ken Worzel as president, Nordstrom.com

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — To further accelerate its e-commerce, digital and mobile efforts, Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced that it has appointed Ken Worzel as president, Nordstrom.com. Worzel has served as executive vice president of Strategy and Development at the company since 2010, where he has been responsible for strengthening the company’s […]

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Sainsbury’s opens its purpose built, online fulfilment centre in Bromley-by-Bow

Sainsbury’s opens its purpose built, online fulfilment centre in Bromley-by-Bow   London, 2016-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s predicts that demand in the capital for its online groceries service will double over the next eight years, as more people switch to a mixture of shopping online and in stores. The retailer announced the forecast as […]

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Overstock.com announces the appointment of Vidya Jwala as SVP, demand fulfillment

Overstock.com announces the appointment of Vidya Jwala as SVP, demand fulfillment   SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) has named Vidya Jwala as senior vice president of demand fulfillment, responsible for overseeing the e-commerce leader’s sourcing, merchandising, supply chain and customer-care businesses. Jwala joins Overstock from Walmart, where, as […]

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Kohl’s to hire more than 69,000 associates nationwide this holiday season

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis, 2016-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) anticipates hiring more than 69,000 associates nationwide this holiday season to ensure customers have a seamless omnichannel shopping experience no matter how they choose to shop. Positions are available at the more than 1,100 stores in 49 states, Kohl’s distribution and e-commerce fulfillment centers […]

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Amazon Wind Farm Texas: Amazon announces its largest renewable energy project to date

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Sep. 15, 2016) announced “Amazon Wind Farm Texas,” a new 253-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Scurry County, Texas, that will generate 1,000,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of wind energy annually – enough energy to power almost 90,000 U.S. homes1. Amazon Wind Farm Texas will include more than 100 […]

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Amazon adds Merz Apothecary to Prime Now one-hour delivery service in Chicago

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Sep. 15, 2016) announced Prime Now has added its first beauty brand to the one-hour delivery service with Chicago-based store, Merz Apothecary. Starting today, Prime members in Chicago can now shop all their favorite Merz Apothecary items such as personal care, beauty and natural health products and […]

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Amazon to release new original series The Grand Tour on Amazon Prime Video beginning November 18

Amazon to release new original series The Grand Tour on Amazon Prime Video beginning November 18   SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Sep. 16, 2016), Amazon has announced the highly anticipated launch date of the new Amazon Original series The Grand Tour with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. New episodes will […]

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Meijer announces one hour home delivery service for greater Detroit area shoppers

Meijer announces one hour home delivery service for greater Detroit area shoppers   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2016-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting today (September 15, 2016), Meijer shoppers in the greater Detroit area can now have their groceries delivered to their doorstep within one hour. Not only does the partnership between the Midwest retailer and […]

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Lowes Foods launches new program for Wake Forest Football fans called “From Our Tailgate to Yours”

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Lowes Foods, based in Winston-Salem, has created a unique new program for Wake Forest Football fans called “From Our Tailgate to Yours.” The new program is part of the existing Lowes Foods to Go online shopping program and allows fans to go LowesFoods.com/Deacons and place game day […]

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Amazon announces Alexa, Echo, and Echo Dot now available in the UK and Germany

Amazon announces Alexa, Echo, and Echo Dot now available in the UK and Germany   SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Sep. 14, 2016) announced that Alexa, Echo, and the all-new Echo Dot are now available for customers in the UK and Germany. Read the press release announcing Alexa in the UK: www.amazon.co.uk/pr […]

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Amazon launches all-new version of Echo Dot for under $50

Amazon launches all-new version of Echo Dot for under $50   SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Sep. 14, 2016) introduced an all-new version of the groundbreaking Echo Dot for under $50, so you can add Alexa to any room in your home. Just like Echo, Echo Dot gives you access to all […]

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Amazon.ca releases fourth annual list of top cities in Canada with most pampered pets

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Amazon.ca released the fourth annual list of the top cities in Canada with the most pampered pets. This list was compiled by comparing per capita sales data for pet items purchased from Amazon.ca from August 2015 to August 2016 in cities with more than 100,000 residents. Sales data […]

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Amazon announces new documentary series starring the world’s number one ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Sep. 9, 2016) announced it has greenlit the documentary series Novak (working title), starring the world’s number one ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic. The Amazon Original Series will follow Djokovic, the winner of 12 Grand Slam titles, to explore what drives the champion and show his motivation […]

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Amazon customers can soon pick up their orders at Morrisons with the introduction of Amazon Lockers at the supermarket this year

Bradford, England, 2016-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons is to install the UK’s largest collection of Amazon Lockers this year as part of its drive to introduce new popular and useful services in its stores. Morrisons plans to install hundreds of Amazon Lockers at Morrisons supermarkets this year so that customers can pick up their […]

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Trappist Westvleteren 12 brewed by the Saint Sixtus monks in Belgium can now be ordered online at westvleterenbeers.com

Westvleteren, Belgium, 2016-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Trappist Westvleteren 12, brewed by the Saint Sixtus monks in Belgium, has been rated as the best beer in the world in 2014 and 2015 by Ratebeer and Beeradvocate. Until recently, the beer was only for sale at the Abbey or in the nearby café “In de Vrede.” […]

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Sainsbury’s to open 200 Click & Collect points by the end of the year

Sainsbury’s to open 200 Click & Collect points by the end of the year   London, 2016-Sep-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following its recent acquisition of Home Retail Group plc, owner of Argos and Habitat, Sainsbury’s today ( 09 September 2016) unveiled plans for customers to shop whenever and wherever they like, by launching up […]

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Sports medicine: Sway ConcussionTest iOS app available for purchase on swaymedical.com

TULSA, OK, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sway Medical LLC (Sway) would like to announce its official availability in all European Union Countries. Sway was issued its CE Mark after being marketed in the United States and Canada for two years. This is significant because European sports organizations ranging from youth through pro level now […]

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Zalando features upcoming industry trends and developments in its digital magazine “All about Z: The September Issue”

BERLIN, 2016-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The digital magazine „All about Z: The September Issue” allows for a look behind the scenes of Europe’s leading online platform for fashion. Within the magazine a range of innovative projects and ideas, that Zalando is currently working on are presented. The topics vary from fashion, to logistics and […]

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Amazon announces update to Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick with new features

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Sep. 6, 2016) announced new features are coming to the best-selling Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. These features will be enabled automatically as part of a free, over-the-air software update currently being delivered to customers. Through this update, customers can now easily use their voice […]

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Netherlands: Ah.nl renovated and expanded its Home Shop Center in De Meern

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ah.nl has renovated and expanded one of its national distribution facilities, the Home Shop Center (HSC) in De Meern, doubling its floor space so it can soon double the number of orders that can be processed here. The expansion included the addition of an adjacent building […]

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Albert Heijn bespaart fors aantal kilometers bij thuisbezorging

Zaandam, Netherlands, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Met de toevoeging van een extra distributiepunt (HUB) in Den Haag en de uitbreiding van de locatie in Amsterdam kan Albert Heijn in die gebieden bij nog meer klanten de boodschappen thuis bezorgen. Bovendien wordt per jaar ongeveer 300.000 kilometer bespaard. Voor het thuisbezorgen van de boodschappen maakt […]

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