eBay announces membership in the Open API Initiative (OAI)

eBay announces membership in the Open API Initiative (OAI)   The partnership makes it easier for eBay developers to integrate with our RESTful public APIs and evolve their buying and selling experiences on our platforms. San Jose, CA, 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — For more than 20 years, eBay has been a leading marketplace, […]

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Ross Stores declares regular quarterly cash dividend of $.16 per common share

DUBLIN, Calif., 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ —Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) announced today (Aug. 16, 2017) that the Company’s Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.16 per common share, payable on September 29, 2017, to stockholders of record as of September 7, 2017. Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) company headquartered […]

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Staples, Inc. to release Q2 2017 results on Thursday, August 24, 2017

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) will announce second quarter 2017 results on Thursday, August 24, 2017 before the market open. On June 28, 2017, Staples announced that it had entered into an agreement to be acquired by funds managed by Sycamore Partners. The merger is subject to customary closing conditions, including the receipt of stockholder […]

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110 young professionals complete apprenticeship at SPAR Switzerland

Switzerland, 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Switzerland is one of the most successful training companies in Swiss retail trade. Recently, 110 young professionals received their certificate of competence after completing their apprenticeship examinations in one of the four professions offered at SPAR: Fully Trained Merchant, Retail Expert, Retail Assistant and Logistics Specialist. Training […]

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McDonald’s USA launches Happy Meal Books promotion to celebrate the joy of reading

Between 2013-2016, McDonald’s USA distributed 54M books to kids with plans to distribute 20M more books during the upcoming promotion OAK BROOK, IL, 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of National Literacy Month in September, McDonald’s USA (NYSE: MCD)  is inviting families to celebrate the joy of reading with the launch of the latest Happy […]

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CVS Pharmacy earns reaccreditation in Community Pharmacy from URAC

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy announced today (August 17, 2017) that it has earned reaccreditation in Community Pharmacy from URAC. URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. By achieving this status, CVS Pharmacy has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved […]

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The Home Depot® expands its alternative energy portfolio with additional solar rooftop installations at 50 stores

ATLANTA, 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot® today (Aug 17, 2017) announced the addition of solar installations at 50 stores as it continues to expand its alternative energy portfolio, essentially creating mini solar farms out of unused rooftops. The project will reduce electricity grid demand by an estimated 30 to 35 percent annually […]

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Auction for the rarest Wonder Woman comic books on eBay begins August 17

Wonder Woman #1, Sensational Comics #1 and All-Star Comics #8 up to be sold with a portion of proceeds going towards Trafficking Hope. San Jose, CA, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, three of the rarest Wonder Woman comic books of all time will be sold on eBay beginning August 17 at 5pm PDT — Wonder Woman […]

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Nordstrom declares quarterly dividend of 37 cents per share

SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) announced today (Aug. 16, 2017) that its board of directors approved a quarterly dividend of 37 cents per share payable on September 12, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 28, 2017. About Nordstrom Nordstrom, Inc. is a leading fashion specialty retailer based in the U.S. […]

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Lowe’s Companies, Inc. to host Q2 2017 conference call on August 23, 2017

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — In conjunction with the Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) second quarter 2017 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Rick […]

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H&M partners with artist Ace Tee to create a new collection

H&M partners with artist Ace Tee to create a new collection   H&M has teamed up with artist Ace Tee to create a new collection, characterised by an urban street style. The collection will be available from 7th September 2017 at hm.com. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inspired by her personal style, the […]

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UK unemployment rate to fall to just 4.4% in Q2 2017; the lowest rate since 1975

London, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Figures released today (August 16, 2017) by the ONS show a fall in the UK unemployment rate to just 4.4% in the second quarter of this year, which is the lowest rate since 1975. In absolute terms this equates to an extra 125,000 people in employment since the […]

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RILA opens applications for its first annual (R)Tech Retail CEO Innovation Awards

Arlington , VA, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — ​The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for America’s most recognized and innovative retail brands, announced its call for applications for its first annual (R)Tech Retail CEO Innovation Awards. “As today’s top retail leaders gather at RILA’s CEO Forum, this will be the perfect […]

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Wegmans Food Markets starts recruitment for 225 full-time positions at its Natick Mall store, scheduled to open in spring 2018

NATICK, MA, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets today (August 16, 2017) announced the start of recruitment for full-time positions at its store in Natick Mall, which is scheduled to open in spring 2018. The Natick store will employ approximately 550 people, most of whom will be new to the company and hired locally. Of […]

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CBRE to use Kahua to manage its wide range of projects across its global client base

Kahua’s cloud-based collaborative platform will boost efficiency and drive superior client outcomes across CBRE’s global project management offering Los Angeles, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. and Kahua announced today (August 16, 2017) that the companies have entered into a global, strategic agreement whereby CBRE will use Kahua to manage a wide […]

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7‑Eleven® Bring Your Own Cup (BYOC) Day is back, Aug. 18 and 19

IRVING, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dust off your sand buckets, punchbowls, beach cups or other unique containers. The highly anticipated Bring Your Own Cup (BYOC) Day is back at participating 7‑Eleven®stores Aug. 18 and 19, from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. each day. On BYOC, Slurpee® fans can fill a cup, or container that […]

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Sunoco LP to present at the Citi MLP/Midstream Infrastructure Conference

DALLAS, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sunoco LP (NYSE: SUN) (“SUN” or the “Partnership”) today (Aug. 16, 2017) announced that its senior management will hold 1×1 meetings with institutional investors at the Citi MLP/Midstream Infrastructure Conference in Las Vegas on August 16-17 . Presentation materials to be used during these meetings are available on […]

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Kingfisher Q2 2017 earnings: sales reached £3.1 billion

LONDON, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Q2 LFL down 1.9% reflecting: B&Q seasonal performance down 11% given weather boosted Q2 last year (+10%) and Q1 this year (+17%) (H1 2017/18: -1%) continued weaker sales in France; and continued business disruption from our ONE Kingfisher plan albeit with an overall improving trend Remain comfortable with […]

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Barnes & Noble launches “The B&N Podcast” featuring in-depth conversations with today’s most popular authors

New Podcast Features In-Depth Conversations with Today’s Most Popular Authors Including John Grisham, Paula Hawkins, Imbolo Mbue, Colson Whitehead, and More Podcast Available Today on BN.com, iTunes App Store and Stitcher New York, New York, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, today (August 16, 2017) […]

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InvenTrust Properties names Paula Saban as Interim Chairperson of the Board of Directors

OAK BROOK, Ill., 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — InvenTrust Properties, Inc. (“InvenTrust”, “IVT” or the “Company”) today (08/16/2017) announced that Paula Saban has been appointed Interim Chairperson of InvenTrust’s Board of Directors, effective August 14, 2017. The appointment of Ms. Saban follows the voluntary resignation of J. Michael Borden as Chairperson of the Board. […]

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ICA Gruppen strengthens its digital ecosystem with new innovation hub ICAx

ICA Gruppen strengthens its digital ecosystem with new innovation hub ICAx   Solna, Sweden, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new innovation hub ICAx will strengthen ICA Gruppen’s ability to use digital technology to improve its customer offerings in and between the Group’s various companies. Within this hub ICA will work with its own […]

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ICA Gruppen Q2 2017 earnings: Consolidated net sales up by 3.7% to SEK 27,198 million

Underlying earnings stable; higher costs from new ventures Solna, Sweden, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Second quarter of 2017 in summary Consolidated net sales amounted to SEK 27,198 million (26,222), an increase of 3.7% Operating profit excluding non-recurring items totalled SEK 1,094 million (1,154) The sale of ICA Real Estate in Norway and inkClub, […]

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ICA Gruppen Q2 2017 Sustainability Report: Continued decrease in GHG emissions and new circular system for reducing food waste

Solna, Sweden, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — “By virtue of our size we have a great responsibility, but on top of this we also clearly see that sustainability is a driver of growth. We see it in our figures, and it is also evident in numerous, independent studies. Companies with effective sustainability work are […]

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SPAR announces Cystic Fibrosis Ireland as its new national charity partner

Ireland, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR has announced that Cystic Fibrosis Ireland will be its new national charity partner for the next two years. SPAR has vowed to raise up to €300,000 during this time for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland through collection boxes in 400 SPAR stores nationwide, a donation on selected SPAR Own […]

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SpartanNash appoints Mark Shamber as Executive Vice President and CFO

SpartanNash appoints Mark Shamber as Executive Vice President and CFO   Experienced Food Distribution Executive Mark Shamber to Join Company in September Byron Center, MI, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) announced today (Aug 16th, 2017) that the Company has appointed Mark Shamber as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), […]

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SpartanNash Q2 FY2017 financial results: Consolidated Net Sales Increased 3.7% Driven by Growth in Food Distribution Segment

Reported Second Quarter EPS from Continuing Operations Improved to $0.56 per Diluted Share Adjusted Second Quarter EPS from Continuing Operations Improved to $0.60 per Diluted Share Experienced Food Distribution Executive Mark Shamber to Join Company as CFO in September Byron Center, MI, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — SpartanNash Company (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SPTN) today […]

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New infant wear line launches exclusively to Kmart – Spencer by Jaclyn Smith

New infant wear line launches exclusively to Kmart – Spencer by Jaclyn Smith   First-ever infant wear line designed by Jaclyn Smith available online and in select Kmart stores this September HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Jaclyn Smith, a beloved Kmart brand partner for more than 32 years, is unveiling an infant […]

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CVS Health survey: 61% of Americans plan to get flu vaccine this year, a 2% increase from last year

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marking the start of flu vaccine availability, a new survey from CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) released today (August 16, 2017) found that nearly two-thirds (61 percent) of Americans get a flu vaccine every year, or plan to get one this year, resulting in a two percent increase […]

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Amazon introduces Instant Pickup for Prime and Prime Student members to order and pickup items in under two minutes

SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Aug. 15, 2017) introduced Instant Pickup, a free service offering Prime and Prime Student members a curated selection of daily essentials available for pickup in two minutes or less at five of Amazon’s fully staffed pickup locations in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Berkeley, Calif., Columbus, Ohio, and College Park, Md. Items available with Instant […]

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Amazon.com prices private offering of $16.0 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes

SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) (“Amazon” or the “Company”) today (Aug. 15, 2017) announced that it priced its previously announced private offering of $16.0 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes (collectively, the “Notes”). The Company expects to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund the consideration for its […]

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