Australian Retailers Association: Retailers conducting business in Australia should pay their tax just like Australian retailers currently do

Wellington Parade, East Melbourne, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) strongly supports the Government in closing the Low Value Threshold (LVT) loophole for the purchase of offshore tangible goods under $1000. Russell Zimmerman, Executive Director of the ARA said they have been working with the Federal and State Governments to reduce […]

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Parks Motor Company signs five-year lease with LCP for new dealership in Bromborough

London, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — An established car salesman in Wirral is going it alone and is opening a new dealership in the town. Parks Motor Company has been launched by John Parks in Wrynose Road, Old Hall Industrial Estate, Bromborough, after he agreed a five-year lease with commercial property investment company LCP, which […]

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Sustainability: Yum! Brands one of the top public companies on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

Louisville, KY, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum! Brands has been named one of the top public companies on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens List by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for its ongoing commitment to sustainability. “We are honored to be recognized by Corporate Responsibility Magazine as one of the year’s top socially and environmentally responsible companies,” […]

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USDA’s FSIS: Chicken soup products of Campbell Soup Company recalled due to misbranding

USDA’s FSIS: Chicken soup products of Campbell Soup Company recalled due to misbranding   WASHINGTON, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Campbell Soup Company, a Maxton, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,185 pounds of chicken soup products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced […]

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Employee survey: Lindex cares for and engages their employees

Sweden, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lindex conducted a global employee survey to gain insight into how employees view Lindex as a workplace and its culture. The result of the survey was record high compared to other same size companies. Lindex results specifically stand out on parameters such as commitment, information and the degree of […]

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Sheetz sponsors the 8th annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run

$100,000 donation to help send more than 2,000 athletes to 2017 Special Olympics Games ALTOONA, Pa, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains for 65 years, is proud to sponsor the 8th annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at […]

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Price Rite, Feed the Children, Pepsi, United Way of Greater New Bedford to help 800 New Bedford-area families in need

New Bedford, MA, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Supermarkets is partnering with Feed the Children and Pepsi, with support from United Way of Greater New Bedford, to distribute food and essentials to 800 New Bedford-area families in need. Each family, pre-identified based on need by United Way of Greater New Bedford, will […]

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McCain Foods USA, Inc. recallS frozen hash brown products that may be contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials

McCain Foods USA, Inc. recallS frozen hash brown products that may be contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials   Florenceville, Canada, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — McCain Foods USA, Inc. announced today (April 21, 2017) it is voluntarily recalling retail, frozen hash brown products that may be contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials, that […]

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PRODUCT RECALL: Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of Salmonella

PRODUCT RECALL: Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of Salmonella   Plano, Texas, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Frito-Lay today (April 21, 2017) announced it is voluntarily recalling select Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored […]

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Hospira recalls certain 25% Dextrose Injection, USP, (Infant) due to the presence of particulate matter

Lake Forest, Illinois, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hospira, Inc., a Pfizer company, is voluntarily recalling one lot of 25% Dextrose Injection, USP, (Infant) pre-filled syringe tothe hospital/user level due to the presence of particulatematter, identified as human hair, found within an internal sample syringe. In the event that the particulate is administered to a […]

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C.O. Truxton, Inc. recalls Phenobarbital Tablets, USP, 15 mg due to labeling error

Bellmawr, New Jersey, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — C.O. Truxton, Inc. is voluntarily recalling lot 70952A of Phenobarbital Tablets, USP, 15 mg, to the consumer/user level. The manufacturer received a confirmed customer complaint that a bottle labeled as phenobarbital 15 mg was found to contain phenobarbital 30 mg tablets. This mislabeled product could expose the […]

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Hummingbird Wholesale recalls Organic Cocoa-Dusted Chocolate Ginger that may contain undeclared hazelnut

Eugene, Oregon, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hummingbird Wholesale of Eugene, Oregon is recalling 5lbs of Organic Cocoa-Dusted Chocolate Ginger, because it may contain undeclared hazelnut. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to hazelnut run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Product was distributed to […]

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Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give to host free activities for junior golfers

Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give to host free activities for junior golfers   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give will once again engage young golf fans at Blythefield Country Club through a junior clinic, free admission and expanded activities during tournament week. “The Meijer […]

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Meijer to open new supercenters in Escanaba and Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. on May 18

Meijer to open new supercenters in Escanaba and Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. on May 18   First trucks deliver to new stores as retailer announces May 18 opening date for Escanaba and Sault Ste. Marie supercenters GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Who: Meijer, a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates 230 […]

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Co-op continues to investment in Wales with plans for 12 new food stores in 2017

MACHESTER, England, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op is creating up to 250 retail roles with plans to open 12 new food stores in Wales during 2017. The community retailer’s continued investment in Wales will see a more than £16M programme of food store openings and refits. Alongside a dozen new stores, there […]

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Sports Direct International plc to acquire 50 Bob’s Stores and Eastern Mountain Stores in the US

Shirebrook, UK, 2017-Apr-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sports Direct International plc (Sports Direct) announces that, on 19 April 2017, it received the approval of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court to acquire certain assets of Eastern Outfitters LLC, comprising the businesses of Bob’s Stores and Eastern Mountain Sports pursuant to a s.363 sale process, following the filing […]

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CVS Pharmacy introduces new store design to enhance retail customer experience

Reimagined store design, new health services, an expanded offering of health and beauty products and “better-for-you” food options rolling out Company will also remove certain chemicals from its beauty and personal care products and is developing new standards for vitamin and supplement offerings WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance elects Baxter International Chairman and CEO José E. Almeida to its board of directors

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced that José (Joe) E. Almeida, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Baxter International Inc., has been elected to its board of directors effective immediately. Almeida, who joins the board as an independent director, becomes the board’s 11th […]

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DDR Corp. reschedules its quarterly conference call and audio webcast to Tuesday, April 25, 2017

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, 2017-Apr-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — DDR Corp.  (NYSE: DDR), an owner, developer, and operator of shopping centers, announced today a revised schedule for its quarterly conference call and audio webcast, which was previously planned for Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 10 a.m. ET.  The rescheduled time is Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 4:45 […]

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Walmart asks suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by one gigaton

Through release of a sustainability toolkit, Walmart asks suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by one gigaton – the equivalent to taking more than 211 million passenger vehicles off of U.S. roads for an entire year BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (April 19, 2017), during Walmart’s annual Milestone Summit, the company […]

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Walmart’s 10th annual Global Responsibility Report: We believe that the value-maximizing strategy is the one that creates shared value for customers, business and society

2017 report outlines the retailer’s milestones in creating shared value for people, business and society BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart today released its tenth annual Global Responsibility Report, which looks back at the company’s progress during fiscal year 2017 in advancing the key areas of opportunity, sustainability and local communities. The report […]

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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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Carrefour and Hello Tomorrow Start-up Challenge in Brazil for first time

São Paulo, BRAZIL, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the first time, Carrefour is bringing to Brazil the Start-up Challenge, a competition which includes the global conference of the French NGO Hello Tomorrow, held annually in Paris. By means of this initiative, the organisation invites start-ups and entrepreneurs to participate in challenges in order to […]

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The new extension to the BAB 2 shopping centre unveiled with architecture featuring Basque colours

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Teams from Carmila and Carrefour Property have just unveiled the new extension to the BAB 2 shopping centre. With 40 new stores and an extra 10,000 m², the shopping centre’s unusual architecture features typically Basque colours. It has a total complement of 120 stores, restaurants and services for […]

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Neue Migros-Restaurant neben der Migros-Filiale in Unterentfelden

Schönbühl, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ab dem 24. April 2017 gibt’s neben der Migros-Filiale in Unterentfelden neu auch ein Migros-Restaurant. Der Innenraum bietet 170 Sitzplätze, die Terrasse deren 80. Mit dem Migros-Restaurant Unterentfelden wurden zehn neue Arbeitsplätze geschaffen. Geleitet wird es von Carmen Loehle. Der Innenraum des neuen Migros-Restaurants in Unterentfelden bietet […]

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Patrick Leonard: Green Direct is a way Starbucks can select what type of energy we buy, rather than that being predetermined by the utility

SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Every Friday, members of Starbucks Treasury and Facilities teams set aside time to watch video footage taken by a drone flying over a shimmering 260-acre construction site on what was formerly a degraded landscape in Robeson County, N.C. Week after week since last fall, they’ve been monitoring the progress […]

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Exceptional live show in Tokyo for the inauguration of Dior’s new boutique in the Ginza Six shopping center

TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — On April 19, the eve of the inauguration of Dior’s new boutique in the Ginza Six shopping center in Tokyo, the Maison held an exceptional live show in the Japanese capital featuring the first haute couture creations by Maria Grazia Chiuri and the Dior Homme Fall-Winter 2017 collection by […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance’s regular quarterly dividend up by 4.2 percent over the year-ago period

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 37.5 cents per share, an increase of 4.2 percent over the year-ago period. The dividend is payable 12 June 2017 to stockholders of record on 18 May 2017. […]

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Kesko and Yamaha deal gets approval from The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (FCCA)

The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority has approved the transaction between Kesko and Yamaha The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (FCCA) has approved the transaction in which Konekesko Ltd, a Kesko Corporation subsidiary, sells its Yamarin boat business to Inhan Tehtaat Oy Ab, a subsidiary owned by Yamaha Motor Europe N.V. At the same time, […]

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Marks & Spencer updates on its five-year programme to improve its UK store estate

36 new stores to open in next six months Over 1,400 new jobs created Proposal to close six stores All colleagues in affected stores guaranteed redeployment in near-by stores LONDON, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) today updates on its five-year programme to improve its UK store estate to better meet the […]

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