Tesco increases pay deal for hourly paid store colleagues by 10.5% over the next two years

Tesco increases pay deal for hourly paid store colleagues by 10.5% over the next two years   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today (23 Jun 2017) announced a significant new pay deal for hourly paid store colleagues which will see hourly rates increase by 10.5% over the next two years, […]

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John Lewis seeks Partners (staff) to fill 300 positions for its new Oxford shop

London, 2017-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis will be welcoming applications for around 300 new jobs, created by its new Oxford shop in the Westgate development, from 23 June. The retailer is looking for Partners (staff) to fill full-time and part-time positions within the shop, from sales and services assistants, to visual merchandisers […]

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X5 Retail Group appoints Svetlana Demyashkevich as Chief Financial Officer

Moscow, 2017-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or “the Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announces that Svetlana Demyashkevich has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer effective from 29 June 2017. Dmitry Gimmelberg has decided to leave the Company, but will temporarily stay on as Advisor to […]

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SUPERVALU acquisition of Unified Grocers now complete

MINNEAPOLIS, 2017-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU) today (Jun. 23, 2017) announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Unified Grocers, Inc. in a transaction valued at $390 million, comprised of $114 million in cash to Unified Grocers’ shareholders for 100 percent of the outstanding stock of Unified Grocers plus the […]

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Albert Heijn en staatssecretaris Klijnsma bundelen krachten voor gezonde voeding in armoedewijken

Albert Heijn en staatssecretaris Klijnsma bundelen krachten voor gezonde voeding in armoedewijken   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staatssecretaris Jetta Klijnsma en Albert Heijn directeur Wouter Kolk troffen elkaar vandaag in de Utrechtse wijk Kanaleneiland. Naast de inzet van Wajongers kwam ook het onderwerp armoedebestrijding ter sprake. Albert Heijn wil zich meer […]

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Nordstrom Rack at Bayshore Town Center in Glendale, Wisconsin scheduled to open in fall 2018

SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. announced today (June 22, 2017) plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at Bayshore Town Center in Glendale, Wisconsin. The approximately 26,800-square-foot store is scheduled to open in fall 2018. Bayshore Town Center is a 45-acre complex on the North Shore of Milwaukee featuring an assortment of […]

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Wine.com on 1st place in the 6th edition of the e-Performance Barometer international rankings of wine websites

Bordeaux Business School study ranks Wine.com #1 on global stage   San Francisco, CA, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wine.com, the nation’s number one online retailer, received 1st place in the 6th edition of the e-Performance Barometer international rankings of wine websites conducted by the prestigious KEDGE Business School. The 2017 results were announced at […]

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Rakuten and LIFULL enter the vacation rental business in Japan; establishes Rakuten LIFULL STAY, Inc.

Rakuten LIFULL STAY represents innovative step into sharing economy in Japan Tokyo, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Rakuten, Inc. and LIFULL Co., Ltd. today (June 22, 2017) announced that the two companies will enter the vacation rental business in Japan with the establishment of Rakuten LIFULL STAY, Inc., a subsidiary of RAKUTEN LIFULL STAY […]

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LCP converts Miller House into an office-to-residential property; its first PDR scheme completed in the north-west of England

London, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading property investment group LCP has completed its first office-to-residential conversion in the north-west of England. LCP has created Miller House, a development of two one-bedroom apartments and four two-bedroom apartments on the first floor of a shopping parade in Church Road, Bebington. The residential scheme is the first […]

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Sunoco LP president and CEO Robert “Bob” W. Owens to retire; Joe Kim to succeed

Sunoco Executives Cynthia Archer and Boyd Foster Also Retiring DALLAS, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sunoco LP (NYSE: SUN) announced today (June 22, 2017) that Robert “Bob” W. Owens, president and chief executive officer has announced his intention to retire from the Partnership as of December 31, 2017, after more than 20 years with […]

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Trax and Nielsen partner to provide the FMCG industry with unprecedented shelf insights

Through this alliance, a new, joint-solution known as Shelf Intelligence Suite will be created. Los Angeles, CA/ New York, NY, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Trax, the world leader in computer vision for retail, and Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) announced today (June 22 2017) an alliance that will provide the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry with […]

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ENGLAND: New B&M Home Store opens in Ipswich

Hartlepool, United Kingdom, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — There was excitement in Ipswich today (23 June 2017) as B&M cut the ribbon on its newest store in the town. The new B&M Home Store has been long awaited, and comes as a welcome boost to the local economy. Visitors to the store, based on […]

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Build-A-Bear Workshop launches Keely, the newest addition to its beloved Honey Girls collection

New Colorful Leopard Brings West-Coast Flair to Girl Band as they Hit Los Angeles ST. LOUIS, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW), an interactive destination where Guests can create personalized furry friends, today (June 22, 2017) launched Keely, the newest addition to its beloved Honey Girls collection, as the band takes on Los […]

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Lenta announces the opening of its 39th supermarket in Moscow

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its 39th supermarket in Moscow. The new store is a Lenta large format supermarket located in Melody shopping center at 14 Avgustovskaya str., Aprelevka, Moscow region. The […]

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Lenta announces the results of its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) (“the Company”), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, today (23 June 2017) announces the results of the Company’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (“AGM”). The shareholders re-elected all 7 of Lenta Ltd.’s non-executive Directors: John Oliver (chairman); Stephen Johnson (independent); […]

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Coach, Inc. extends the expiration of its tender offer to purchase all the outstanding shares of common stock of Kate Spade & Company

NEW YORK, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH) (SEHK:6388), a leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands (“Coach”), announced today (Jun. 23, 2017) that its wholly owned direct subsidiary, Chelsea Merger Sub Inc. (“Purchaser”), has extended the expiration of its previously announced tender offer to purchase all […]

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Lady Gaga to help promote kindness in schools across America through partnership with Staples for Students program

Lady Gaga to help promote kindness in schools across America through partnership with Staples for Students program   Staples Announces $2 Million Donation to DonorsChoose.org and Born This Way Foundation FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lady Gaga is teaming up with Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) to support education and create a positive […]

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Office Depot enters exclusive licensing agreement with Centriq Technology to develop unique business application

BOCA RATON, Fla. & SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading provider of office products, services, and solutions, announced it is entering into an exclusive licensing agreement with Centriq Technology, Inc., to develop a unique business application utilizing their award-winning asset management platform. “This exclusive agreement with Centriq […]

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Lowe’s Canada announces the opening of new RONA Matériaux Pont-Masson store in Casselman

Boucherville, Quebec, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada is proud to announce the opening of the fifth store belonging to its affiliate dealer RONA Matériaux Pont-Masson, located at 8 Racine Street in Casselman, Ontario. With this store, the team at RONA Matériaux Pont-Masson wishes to better serve the region of Ottawa and Eastern […]

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The new model of Lowe’s stores opens in Canada

Boucherville, Quebec, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (June 22, 2017), Lowe’s Canada opened its first store under the new model of Lowe’s stores in Canada which offers an enhanced shopping experience. The store, located at 9603 165 Ave NW in Edmonton was converted from the former RONA Home and Garden, and was designed by […]

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Al-Futtaim Automall opens new super site at Dubai Festival City

Al-Futtaim Automall opens new super site at Dubai Festival City   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Al-Futtaim Automall, the largest retailer of pre-owned vehicles in the UAE, has announced the opening of a new super site at Dubai Festival City that will display over 400 cars. Customers looking to buy good quality […]

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Weis Markets the title sponsor of this year’s Dundalk Heritage Fair

Weis Markets the title sponsor of this year’s Dundalk Heritage Fair   Dundalk, MD, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets recently donated $20,000 to the Dundalk Heritage Fair and will be the title sponsor of this year’s fair. Three Weis Markets managers presented the Dundalk Heritage Fair Association with a sponsorship check Friday, […]

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Walmart’s Open Call to showcase American entrepreneurship and celebrate ingenuity and diversity on June 28

Fourth Annual Event Showcases American Entrepreneurship, Ingenuity and Diversity BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart is inviting more than 500 businesses from across the nation to present their Made in the USA products June 28 to the world’s largest retailer in Bentonville, Ark., giving entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to potentially reach millions […]

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Sears opens its first Sears Appliances & Mattresses store located in Pharr, Texas

Sears opens its first Sears Appliances & Mattresses store located in Pharr, Texas   Mattress category expands successful free-standing concept launched last year HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears announced the grand opening of its first Sears Appliances & Mattresses store today (June 22, 2017 ). Located in Pharr, Texas, the latest […]

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Sainsbury’s launches new Taste the Difference Chocolate, Avocado & Coconut Brownie Puddings

Sainsbury’s launches new Taste the Difference Chocolate, Avocado & Coconut Brownie Puddings   Love chocolate? Love avocado? Satisfy your craving for both with Sainsbury’s new brownie pudding London, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales of on-trend avocado have soared in recent years – Sainsbury’s has seen a 41% sales increase in the last year […]

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Argos releases toy predictions that will dominate Christmas wish lists this year

Argos releases toy predictions that will dominate Christmas wish lists this year   Milton, Keynes, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Memorable childhood gifts including dolls and LEGO, as well as the latest tech driven toys, look set to dominate Christmas wish lists this year, according to leading UK toy retailer, Argos It has today […]

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SURVEY: Americans expected to spend $7.1 billion as they celebrate the Fourth of July this year

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Americans are expected to spend $7.1 billion on food for cookouts and picnics as they celebrate the Fourth of July this year, up from $6.8 billion in 2016, according to the annual survey released today (June 22, 2017) by the National Retail Federation and conducted by Prosper Insight […]

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National Retail Federation welcomes Cristina Ceresoli as senior vice president for retail strategy

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cristina Ceresoli, former vice president of marketing and public relations at Express, will be joining the National Retail Federation as senior vice president for retail strategy. At Express — a leading specialty retailer for men and women — Ceresoli managed the content marketing practice including consumer experience, data-driven […]

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Dollar General appoints Jason Reiser as EVP and chief merchandising officer

Dollar General appoints Jason Reiser as EVP and chief merchandising officer   Reiser brings over 30 years of retail experience to Dollar General GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today (June 22, 2017) announced that Jason Reiser will join the Company as executive vice president and chief merchandising officer […]

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Dollar General welcomes Carman Wenkoff as EVP and chief information officer

Dollar General welcomes Carman Wenkoff as EVP and chief information officer   Wenkoff brings track record of driving retail digital innovation GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today (June 21, 2017) announced that Carman Wenkoff will join the Company as executive vice president and chief information officer (CIO) effective […]

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