Gap to open its first Taiwan flagship store on March 8

Riding the momentum of global expansion, iconic U.S. apparel brand opens in Taiwan TAIPEI, 2014-3-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap, the iconic American apparel brand, will officially open its first Taiwan flagship store on March 8 as part of its ongoing strategy to expand Gap’s global footprint. With plans to open about 30 Gap stores across […]

Gap launched “One Stitch Closer” program to celebrate International Women’s Day

NEW YORK, 2014-3-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — On International Women’s Day, March 8th, Gap is introducing “One Stitch Closer,” a new program that extends Gap’s long-standing commitment of supporting women. At the center of the program is Gap Inc.’s P.A.C.E. (Personal Advancement & Career Enhancement) program, which will expand to provide education and training to even […]

Gap Inc.reported $929 million net sales for February

SAN FRANCISCO, 2014-3-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today reported net sales for the four-week period ended March 1, 2014 were $929 million compared with net sales of $966 million for the four-week period ended March 2, 2013. Gap Inc.’s comparable sales for February 2014 were down 7 percent versus a 3 percent increase […]

Gap Inc., Pearson Foundation, SFUSD to offer open source high school college & career curriculum

SAN FRANCISCO, 2014-3-7 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Today, Gap Inc. and the Pearson Foundation, along with the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD), announced the release of a free, open source version of Plan Ahead, a high school curriculum that helps prepare students for college and careers. Plan Ahead is a semester-long course designed to […]

BRC-NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX FEBRUARY 2014: the deepest level of deflation since the series began in December 2006

LONDON, UK,  2014-3-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overall shop prices reported deflation for the tenth consecutive month in February, accelerating to 1.4% from 1.0% in January. This is the deepest level of deflation since the series began in December 2006. Food inflation slowed to 1.1% from 1.5% in January – the lowest ever recorded. Non-food reported […]

Homebase and Leo Burnett unveiled brand new campaign to help “Make your house your home”

Milton Keynes, UK,  2014-3-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Homebase has unveiled a brand new campaign that brings to life the universal truth that your house is not a home until you’ve made it your own. Working with Leo Burnett, Homebase has packed away the iconic shipping containers and famous ‘whistling’ for a new concept […]

The latest range of Kardashian Kollection Jewellery now available at Argos and Argos.co.uk

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-3-7 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Get stylish this spring with the latest range of Kardashian Kollection Jewellery from Kourtney, Kim and Khloé Kardashian available now at Argos and Argos.co.uk. Featuring six necklaces, three bracelets and five pairs of earrings with sleek lines and timeless style, there is no doubt that this extended range will […]

Marks & Spencer (M&S) and S Group announced new franchise partnership for Finland

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-3-7 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Marks & Spencer (M&S), the iconic British retailer, and S Group, the leading retailer in Finland, have today announced a new franchise partnership to operate Marks & Spencer stores and customer website in Finland. The plans will see S Group open seven Marks & Spencer stores by 2016. […]

Ticket registration for the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix opens

LONDON, 2014-3-7 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Ticket registration for the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix opens as British Athletics confirm that double world and Olympic champion Mo Farah (coach: Alberto Salazar) and world 400m champion Christine Ohuruogu (Lloyd Cowan) will compete at the event to be held at Hampden Park on 11-12 July 2014. The British […]

Publix’s sales for Q4-2013 were $7.4 billion, 5.3 percent increase YoY

LAKELAND, Fla., 2014-3-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Publix’s sales for the fourth quarter of 2013, were $7.4 billion, a 5.3 percent increase from last year’s $7.0 billion. Comparable-store sales for the fourth quarter of 2013 increased 4.3 percent. Net earnings for the fourth quarter of 2013 were $422.0 million, compared to $392.8 million in 2012, […]