John Lewis saw sales of £108.8m this week breaking the £100m barrier for the first time this year

This week’s big story LONDON, 2014-11-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week saw sales of £108.8m, breaking the £100m barrier for the first time this year and matching our 2013 record for the earliest week to have reached this milestone. Lighting had its best ever sales week and was +10.4 % year on year. […]

Toys“R”Us® announces its Thanksgiving Weekend plans to serve up hundreds of hot deals and doorbusters

Rewards“R”Us® Members Receive Exclusive Opportunity to Beat the Crowds and Shop 100-Plus Items at Black Friday Prices at Toys“R”Us Stores and Toysrus.com Beginning Sunday, November 23 WAYNE, NJ, 2014-11-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today announced its Thanksgiving Weekend plans to serve up hundreds of hot deals and doorbusters on the season’s most sought-after playthings, totaling more […]

CVS Health signed lease for the creation of new Digital Innovation Lab at 116 Huntington Avenue in Boston, MA

BOSTON, 2014-11-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (November 17, 2014) CVS Health announced it has signed a lease for the creation of a new Digital Innovation Lab at 116 Huntington Avenue in Boston, MA. The new 15,130 square feet Boston-based center will serve as a vital hub for the rapidly growing CVS Health Digital team, which […]

The IKEA Group purchased its 2nd wind farm in the U.S. from Apex Clean Energy: 165-megawatt wind farm in Cameron County, Texas

165 MW Cameron Wind Farm in Texas is Single Largest IKEA Renewable Energy Investment Globally Conshohocken, PA, 2014-11-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The IKEA Group announced today that it has purchased its second wind farm in the United States from Apex Clean Energy: a 165-megawatt wind farm in Cameron County, Texas. This represents the single largest […]

Starbucks Corporation to host its 2014 Biennial Investor Day on December 4, 2014

SEATTLE, 2014-11-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) will host its 2014 Biennial Investor Day on Thursday, December 4, 2014. Due to limited capacity, attendance is by invitation only, however the event will be webcast and can be accessed on the company’s website: http://investor.starbucks.com. Presentations are scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. PT and […]

Tesco scooped 30 awards at the Quality Food and Drink Awards 2014; Retains the Quality Food Awards Retailer of the Year for the 2nd year

Cheshunt, England, 2014-11-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has scooped 28 gongs at the Quality Food and Drink Awards 2014 and has retained the prestigious Quality Food Awards Retailer of the Year for the second year running. With 30 awards, including the Overall Gold Q for Tesco finest* Sao Tome 71% Dark Chocolate, and over 40 […]

Amazon.ca introduced its annual Best Books of the Year

Three Canadian authors earn spots in the top 10 Amazon.ca Best Books of the Year list; Five Canadian authors in the top 25 For the first time ever, Amazon.ca also selects Best Canadian Books of the Year and Best Books of the Year for Children and Teens SEATTLE, 2014-11-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Amazon.ca introduced […]

Russian food retailer X5 Retail Group N.V. announces the opening of its second distribution center in the Nizhny Novgorod Region

Dzerzhinsk, Russia, 2014-11-18— /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V., (“X5” or the “Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announced today the opening of the Company’s second distribution center (DC) in the Nizhny Novgorod Region. The new DC is located in Dzerzhinsk and will focus on providing goods to Perekrestok and […]

GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited announces the Group’s unaudited results for the first three quarters of 2014

Backed by Omni-Channel Strategy GOME Records Profit Growth for Seven Consecutive Quarters Four Major Platforms of Procurement, IT, Logistics and Financial Services Accelerate Open Omni-Channel Development Sales Revenue: RMB44.645 billion, up 7.2% year-on-year Sales Growth of Comparable Stores: up 6.0% E-Commerce Gross Merchandise Volume (including Gross Merchandise Volume of Marketplace): up 72.7% year-on-year; Unique Visitor: up […]