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Daily Archives: March 24, 2014

Ethisphere Institute recognized Gap Inc. among the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the 8th year in a row

SAN FRANCISCO, 2014-3-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the 8th year in a row, Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company®. “The entire community of World’s Most Ethical Companies believe that customers, employees, investors and regulators place a high premium on trust and that ethics and good…

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GOME announced stronger-than-expected earnings results in 2013

Special Dividend Declared; Dividend Payout Ratio Increased to 40% GOME to “Build another GOME” with Open Supply Chain Profit attributable to the owners of the parent company surged to RMB892 million, up 222.5% y-o-y Sales revenue amounted to RMB56,401 million, up 10.4% y-o-y steadily Consolidated gross profit margin remained at high level of 18.4% Declaration of Special…

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Temasek Holdings acquired 24.95% in HWL’s retail division A.S. Watson Holdings for HK$44 billion

Special Dividend of HK$7 per share to shareholders Hong Kong, 2014-3-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hutchison Whampoa Limited (HWL) is pleased to announce today the formation of a strategic alliance with Temasek by Temasek taking up an indirect equity interest of 24.95% in A.S. Watson Holdings, HWL’s retail division, for HK$44 billion. Benefits of the Transaction Following the completion…

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Moynat opened the doors of its first ever foreign boutique at 112 Mount Street in London

LONDON, 2014-3-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s London calling for Moynat, as the House opened the doors of its first ever foreign boutique on March 12. Moynat won the hearts of the British travelers with the revolutionary Malle Anglaise (English trunk) unveiled in 1870. The ultra-light trunk instantly became an ideal companion for cross-channel voyages. Now …

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Carrefour and Clear Channel unveiled the first of its kind virtual fitting rooms in France

Paris, France, 2014-3-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first of its kind in France: from 19 to 25 March, Carrefour will be treating fashion fans to a completely new experience in partnership with Clear Channel. With "My Virtual Look by Tex", which combines augmented reality and motion recognition, customers can say goodbye to the grind of…

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Carrefour Spain rolled out “At Carrefour, everything matters!” TV campaign

Paris, France, 2014-3-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — A media campaign was launched last 13 March with the objective of ensuring that Carrefour Spain’s customers are fully aware of the advantages Carrefour offers them: a comprehensive offer that goes further than good prices. This is why we can say that “AT CARREFOUR EVERYTHING MATTERS.” > The fact that…

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Walmart kicks off this year’s largest outdoor living, lawn and garden event featuring Black Friday-like prices

Retailer launches Black Friday-like prices timed to the first days of spring to kick off the season BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2014-3-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart is kicking off spring like never before with its largest outdoor living, lawn and garden event of the year, featuring Black Friday-like prices. Starting at 8 a.m. on Friday, March 21, through March…

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Meijer announced new features to its mPerks program to help customers track savings

Overall mPerks savings to customers eclipse $100 million; how much can you save GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-3-24 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Meijer today announced added features to its mPerks program that allows customers to store digital receipts from purchases in a single place and details exactly how much they’ve saved by shopping at the…

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