Argos names Ian Dobson to the role of Head of Customer and Market Insight

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-10-2— /EPR Retail News/ — Ian Dobson has been appointed to the role of Head of Customer and Market Insight, reporting to Marketing Director Stephen Vowles. The role is key to bringing to life the strategic vision for Argos to be a digital retail leader, as announced to The City on 24 October […]

Argos appoints Matt Hobbs to the newly created role of Head of Digital Engineering

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-10-2— /EPR Retail News/ — Matt Hobbs has been appointed to the newly created role of Head of Digital Engineering, reporting to Bertrand Bodson, Chief Digital Officer. The role is key to bringing to life the strategic vision for Argos to be a digital retail leader, as announced to The City on 24 […]

Argos the first retailer to bring in new ultra-low emission vehicles

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-10-2— /EPR Retail News/ —  Argos is set to pave the way in low-carbon deliveries, being the first retailer to bring in new ultra-low emission vehicles. The five new compressed natural gas-fuelled trucks, supplied by Scania, will be on the road by the end of the year helping to deliver stock to Argos […]

Waitrose becomes the first supermarket to go live with website dedicated to pet products

LONDON, 2014-10-2— /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose has today launched a new ‘breed’ of website – waitrosepet.com – becoming the first supermarket to go live with a website dedicated to pet products. Waitrosepet.com offers the perfect solution to every animal owner’s needs, stocking both well-known brands and specialist products. In all, waitrosepet.com will showcase a […]

JCPenney invites its customers to “Give Breast Cancer the Boot” this October by rounding up their purchases to the nearest dollar and donating the difference to JCPenney Cares

PLANO, TX, 2014-10-2— /EPR Retail News/ — In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, JCPenney is inviting its customers to “Give Breast Cancer the Boot” this October by rounding up their purchases to the nearest dollar and donating the difference to JCPenney Cares. Customer contributions donated to JCPenney Cares will directly fund programs focused on breast cancer […]

Rite Aid kicks off American Pharmacists Month with Vote for Your Favorite Pharmacy Team Member Contest with new video voting feature

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2014-10-2— /EPR Retail News/ —  To kick off American Pharmacists Month, Rite Aid is bringing back its nationwide Vote for Your Favorite Pharmacy Team Member Contestwith a new video voting feature. Through the contest, Rite Aid customers have a chance to win $2,500 in Rite Aid gift cards by nominating a favorite member […]

ThreeE-comCenter to rise within the prime business location of SM’s Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City, Philippines

Pasay City, Philippines, 2014-10-2— /EPR Retail News/ — Leading property developer SM Prime Holdings, Inc. is set to break ground this month for its newest landmark, ThreeE-comCenter, the latest project of the company’s Commercial Properties Group (CPG). This 15-storey commercial building will rise within the prime business location of SM’s flagship master-planned development, the 67-hectare Mall of […]

SM Foundation aids Typhoon Mario victims

Victims of Typhoon Mario receive help from SM Foundation; Over 17,400 families in devastated areas provided with kalinga packs Manila, Philippines, 2014-10-2— /EPR Retail News/ — Over 17,400 families affected by Typhoon Mario (international name: Fung-Wong) received immediate aid through kalinga (relief) packs distributed by SM Foundation’s quick-response system Operation Tulong Express last September 19 to […]

Carolina Charm program launches at Harris Teeter locations across North and South Carolina

Matthews, N.C., 2014-10-2— /EPR Retail News/ —  Today, Carolina Charm – a program to showcase brands born in the South – is launching in North and South Carolina Harris Teeter locations. Throughout the month of October, shoppers can find Carolina Charm products in prominent displays at their Harris Teeter. These products cover select brands that are produced […]

Pink Ribbon Produce returns this October for its sixth year at all Harris Teeter stores for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Product Suppliers Partner with Harris Teeter for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Matthews, N.C., 2014-10-2— /EPR Retail News/ — Pink Ribbon Produce, a unique retail program committed to making the fight against breast cancer easy, will return this October for its sixth year at all Harris Teeter stores. Since 2008, Harris Teeter’s produce partners have raised $189,416 […]

SM Prime Holdings, Inc. clinched three major awards recognizing the company’s malls in China at The 12th Annual Conference of Mall China International Symposium

Pasay City, Philippines, 2014-10-2— /EPR Retail News/ — Property conglomerate SM Prime Holdings, Inc. clinched three major awards recognizing the company’s malls in China. The 12th Annual Conference of Mall China International Symposium hosted by China Shopping Center Development Association (Mall China) recognized SM Prime for the following malls: SM City Xiamen/SM Lifestyle Center was awarded […]