Rila’s letter to U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation highlights the retail industry progress in preventing cyber attacks

RILA Submitted Comments Wednesday Ahead Of Senate Commerce, Science And Transportation Committee Hearing Arlington , VA, 2014-3-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a statement submitted today to the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) highlights the progress retailers have made collaborating within the retail industry as well as […]

Intershop to sponsor the Coffee Shop at this year’s Internet Retailing Expo at NEC Birmingham, 26-27 March

London, 2014-3-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop is once again sponsor of the Coffee Shop at this year’s Internet Retailing Expo, which takes place from 26-27 March at NEC Birmingham. As the UK’s leading B2B exhibition for online and multi-channel retailers, Internet Retailing Expo offers a platform for retail industry leaders to meet and discuss […]

The National Retail Federation to host its second Virtual Career Fair to connect students and young professionals with leading retailers

Register as a recruiter or a candidate at NRF’s Virtual Career Fair J.C. Penney, Kmart, IKEA, Neiman Marcus, Bridgestone, Among Retail Participants WASHINGTON, 2014-3-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today announced it will host its second Virtual Career Fair, designed to connect students and young professionals seeking entry-level careers and internships with leading retailers. Recruiters from […]

The National Retail Federation unveiled new logo for the 103 year-old industry association

 View history of NRF logos Logo includes distinguishable symbol for “Retail” and represents history of industry, association WASHINGTON, 2014-3-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today unveiled a new logo for the 103 year-old industry association. The logo, revealed on NRF.com, reflects the progressive, innovative industry that NRF represents, and also recognizes the historic significance of retail […]

The National Retail Federation: PIN-Based Credit Cards must be adopted to reduce risk for merchants and their customers

Technologies Available to Reduce Fraud WASHINGTON, 2014-3-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation told the Senate today that it’s time for an overhaul of the nation’s fraud-prone credit and debit card system, saying banks’ insistence on cards that use a signature instead of a Personal Identification Number puts merchants and their customers at risk. Indeed, […]

Lowe’s Heroes employee volunteers and local Habitat for Humanity affiliates to build homes in 10 cities across America

Hundreds of Lowe’s Heroes frame homes at Lowe’s stores and in Times Square Visit Habitat.org/Lowes to learn how you can help MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2014-3-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hundreds of Lowe’s Heroes employee volunteers teamed up with local Habitat for Humanity affiliates Friday to build homes in 10 cities across America and kick off “Hammers for Habitat,” a nationwide volunteer […]

Sigma Pharmaceuticals Limited to acquire Central Healthcare Pty Ltd for $24.5 million

• Sigma has purchased Central Healthcare for $24.5 million • Further potential for an earn-out payment at 30 June 2015 • Acquisition will be immediately earnings accretive and will generate approximately $3.5 million in additional annual EBITDA in first full year of operations • ACCC clearance already received Victoria, Australia, 2014-3-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — […]

The Home Depot® Foundation announced additional $3.9 million in grants to support veterans’ housing

Foundation Announces Nearly $4 Million in Additional Grants for Veterans’ Housing, Part of Five-Year, $80 Million Commitment ATLANTA, 2014-3-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (March 26, 2014), The Home Depot® Foundation announced an additional $3.9 million in grants to organizations across the country that address veterans’ housing needs. The recent round of grants brings the Foundation’s financial […]