Hy-Vee partners with first responders across the Midwest to launch Hy-Vee Hams for the Holidays community initiative

Police Officers, Firefighters and EMTs Help Hy-Vee Feed Families in Need WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Dec-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today (Dec. 14, 2017) that it is partnering with first responders in seven cities across the Midwest for a community initiative called Hy-Vee Hams for the Holidays. Over the next week, Hy-Vee […]

PetSmart opens The Groomery by PetSmart™ in the DC Ranch Community of Scottsdale

PHOENIX, 2017-Dec-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart today (Dec. 14, 2017) announced it has launched The Groomery by PetSmart™ (The Groomery), the retailer’s innovative new store concept focusing exclusively on pet grooming services, in the DC Ranch Community of Scottsdale. This is the first stand-alone grooming salon in the company’s hometown and the third […]

PetSmart opened 28 new stores in the U.S. and Canada during the third quarter of 2017

PHOENIX , 2017-Dec-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, Inc. today (Dec. 14, 2017) announced it opened 28 new stores in the U.S. and Canada for the fiscal quarter ending Nov. 1, 2017. This adds to the 35 new stores opened in the first half of the fiscal year, bringing the year-to-date total to 63. In […]

PetSmart Buy a Bag, Give a Meal program achieves goal of generating 60 million meals to help feed hungry pets in need

Together with Shoppers, PetSmart’s Philanthropic Effort has Generated 6,384 Tons of Pet Food, Enough to Fill Nearly Two and One-Half Olympic-Sized Pools; 17 More Days Left in Program PHOENIX, 2017-Dec-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart proudly announced today (Dec. 14, 2017) it has met its goal of generating 60 million meals – 6,384 tons – […]

eBay expands its Seller Hub with acquisition of Terapeak

Terapeak’s Tools and Insights to Help Sellers Better Manage and Grow Their Businesses on eBay San Jose, CA, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Terapeak, a Toronto-based company that uses supply, demand and pricing data to help ecommerce sellers know what to sell, when to […]

SPAR: The final issue of Contact International for 2017 is now out

The final issue of Contact International for 2017 is now out.  Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — In this edition, we showcase the value of investment in new store growth with the best in class developments of INTERSPAR in Hungary and SUPERSPAR in South Africa – two great examples of world-class, large […]

New joint venture brings together Hernando de Soto and Medici Ventures’ blockchain expertise to develop a global property registry system

Blockchain used to Create First Global Record of Who Controls Territory and Property RightsSALT LAKE CITY, UT, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — World-renowned economist Hernando de Soto and blockchain technology leader Patrick Byrne (founder Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) and blockchain subsidiary Medici Ventures) have formed a joint venture to develop a global property registry system to surface  the property […]

TOPS partners with Regal Cinemas, Popchips snacks, Courage of Carly Fund and Stone’s Buddies to host Star Wars movie premiere event

FOR CHILDREN FROM COURAGE OF CARLY FUND & STONE’S BUDDIES WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — When word gets out that the latest Star Wars movie is set to debut, people clamor and wait outside in line for days to get tickets, but this December some very special movie patrons will have the […]

Kroger and IBT establish the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Consolidated Pension Fund designed to provide associates with secure pension

Associates Approve Kroger Withdrawal from Central States Pension Fund CINCINNATI, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. and International Brotherhood of Teamsters announced today the ratification of a new labor agreement that provides for Kroger’s withdrawal from the Central States Pension Fund. The new labor agreement covers associates represented by the IBT at three […]

Amazon: Shop all the way up to Christmas Eve with Prime Free Same-Day Delivery and Prime Now

Prime Free Same-Day Delivery and Prime Free One-Day Shipping now available in more than 8,000 cities and towns Prime Now delivering holiday magic until 11:59pm on Dec. 24 – exclusively for Prime members in more than 30 cities Try Prime for free for 30-days and get two-day, one-day and same-day shipping free SEATTLE, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ:AMZN) — There […]

John Lewis appoints Simon Coble as Trading Director

Simon Coble appointed as John Lewis Trading Director Ed Connolly to take up the newly created role of Director, Partnership Strategy LONDON, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis is delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Coble to the role of Trading Director. Simon will take up the position on 15 January 2018 […]

Inditex Group’s net sales rose by 10% to €17.96 billion in Q3 2017

The Group continues to develop its integrated offline-online platform, rolling out same-day delivery in six cities and next-day delivery in six markets, including Spain, France, the UK and China. Inditex is deploying automated in-store pick-up points for online orders. Store count reached 7,504 with a footprint in 94 markets, having opened its first stores in […]

Toys 4 Puerto Rico toy drive launched to bring smiles to thousands of children affected by Hurricane Maria

New York, NY, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lin-Manuel Miranda, Toys“R”Us®, Telemundo, Hispanic Federation, and R.Evolución Latina are partnering to bring toys and smiles to the thousands of children affected by Hurricane Maria this Three Kings Day with the launch of Toys 4 Puerto Rico. The toy drive aims to send 10,000 toys to children […]

X5 Retail Group and Mail.Ru Group partner to measure the impact of targeted online advertising on offline sales

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group, (“X5” or the “Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: FIVE), and Mail.Ru Group have launched a partnership to measure the impact of targeted online advertising on offline sales. The solution has already been tested by the global media group Dentsu Aegis Network. The […]

Rite Aid Foundation supports American Red Cross’ Wildfire Relief Efforts in Southern California with $100,000 donation

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Rite Aid Foundation announced today a $100,000 donation to the American Red Cross to help the victims, families and communities in Southern California affected by the devastating wildfires. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by the wildfires, which are being counted among the […]

DFS Group launched its ninth annual Masters of Time exhibition

COLLECTORS AROUND THE WORLD ARRIVE IN MACAU FOR WORLD’S LARGEST RETAIL EVENT OF FINE WATCHES AND JEWELRY HONG KONG, China, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — DFS Group, the world’s leading travel retailer, launched its ninth annual Masters of Time exhibition on Saturday, December 9. The exhibition, which is held at T Galleria by DFS, Macau, […]

CBRE named one of America’s Most JUST Companies by Forbes and JUST Capital

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has been named one of America’s Most JUST Companies by Forbes and JUST Capital. Forbes and JUST Capital evaluate U.S.-based public companies based on measures of corporate citizenship, including employee relations, quality of goods and services, client service, environmental impact, community support, […]

7‑Eleven trials on-demand ordering for delivery or in-store pickup with its new 7‑ElevenNOW smartphone app

IRVING, Texas, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc. is testing on-demand ordering for delivery or in-store pickup at select Dallas stores with its new 7‑ElevenNOW smartphone app. Currently being tested in 10 downtown and uptown 7‑Eleven®stores, 7‑ElevenNOW is expected to roll out to other U.S. locations in 2018. Customers in the Dallas area […]

7‑Eleven offers surprisingly long list of holiday helps packed in its stores

No Elves Needed: 7‑Eleven has a Store Full of Holiday Helps IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — For those who don’t live in the North Pole, elves can be hard to find when a holiday emergency – or non-emergency – arises. Help on the shelf is just around the corner at the neighborhood 7‑Eleven® store. […]

Weingarten Realty Investors to release Q4 2017 earnings on Wednesday, February 21, 2018

HOUSTON, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) announced today that its fourth quarter 2017 earnings will be released after the market closes on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Senior Management will host our quarterly earnings conference call on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Central Time. Event: Weingarten Realty’s Fourth Quarter 2017 […]

Hy-Vee now offers E15 eco-friendly fuel option

Cost-Effective and Eco-Friendly Gas Now Available  WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. now offers E15 at five locations across its eight-state region. The Hy-Vee convenience store located at 3120 Agency Street in Burlington, Iowa, is the latest store to offer the eco-friendly fuel option. With the addition of E15, […]

KIND kick-starts a conversation on what it takes to overcome the divisions that have torn America apart

Healthy snack company convenes filmmakers, thought leaders and the general public to capture the difference between being nice and being kind Three-time Academy Award winning cinematographer, Emmanuel Lubezki, lends his creative take in powerful video NEW YORK, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the launch of a powerful video that explores the courage it takes to be […]

Tax Free World Association re-elects Erik Juul-Mortensen as President

PARIS, France, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tax Free World Association Management Committee has re-elected Erik Juul-Mortensen as President of TFWA for a further year during its quarterly meeting on Friday, 8th December in Brussels. The vote was unanimous. Francis Gros will step down as TFWA Vice-President Conferences & Research as he is leaving Luxottica […]

Majid Al Futtaim held successful inaugural UAE National Ski and Snowboard Championships at Ski Dubai

Majid Al Futtaim held successful inaugural UAE National Ski and Snowboard Championships at Ski Dubai   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The inaugural UAE National Ski and Snowboard Championships at Ski Dubai witnessed extraordinary skiing and snowboarding performances by more than 130 home-grown snow sports athletes. Concluded recently, the first-of-its-kind event […]

Lenta announces the opening of its nineteenth hypermarket in Moscow

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its nineteenth hypermarket in Moscow. The new store is Lenta “standard” format hypermarket located in Vidnoe at Kashirskoe highway in Retail Park Vidnoe shopping mall. The store has […]

Burger King AsiaPac and Nexus Point to develop and strengthen the presence of the BURGER KING® brand in Taiwan

OAKVILLE, ON, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Burger King AsiaPac Pte. Ltd. (“BKAP”) and Nexus Point Management Limited (“Nexus Point”) announced today (December 12, 2017) a master franchise agreement to develop and strengthen the presence of the BURGER KING® brand in Taiwan. “Taiwan is one of the largest quick service restaurant markets in the […]

Rakuten opens its pro sports merchandise store Rakuten SPORTS ZONE featuring premium goods from NBA Legends

Rakuten opens its pro sports merchandise store Rakuten SPORTS ZONE featuring premium goods from NBA Legends   Featuring premium goods from NBA Legends TOKYO, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc., a global marketing partner of the National Basketball Association (NBA), today (Dec. 13, 2017) opened its pro sports merchandise store Rakuten SPORTS ZONE […]

Baskin-Robbins adds Winter Wonderland Cake to its expansive holiday ice cream cake lineup

Baskin-Robbins adds Winter Wonderland Cake to its expansive holiday ice cream cake lineup   CANTON, Mass., 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the holidays right around the corner, it can be hard to cross everything off your list in time. With gift shopping, meal planning, decorating and sending out holiday cards, there are too […]

Santa Fe Importers recalls pork salami products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials

WASHINGTON, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Santa Fe Importers, Inc. a Long Beach, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 143 pounds of pork salami products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal shavings, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Dec. 12, 2017). The pork salami items […]

PVH Corp. Ranks #25 Overall in 2nd Annual List of America’s Most JUST Companies

NEW YORK, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. [NYSE:PVH] today (Dec. 12, 2017) announced that it has been named one of America’s 100 Most JUST Companies by Forbes and JUST Capital. PVH ranks 25th on the overall JUST 100 list and 2nd in the Household Goods & Apparel category. The JUST 100 ranks America’s largest publicly traded companies based […]