Sport and futurism themes at H&M Studio show for autumn/winter 2015 held at the Grand Palais in Paris

PARIS, 2015-3-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sport and futurism were the themes at last night’s H&M Studio show for autumn/winter 2015, held at the Grand Palais in Paris. Models such as Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid and Edie Campbell wore pieces from H&M’s key seasonal collection, which also mixed together functional pieces and feminine layers. […]

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. ranked #7 at this year’s FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For” list

ROCHESTER, NY, 2015-3-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — FORTUNE announced this morning that Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is once again on the magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list, this year ranking #7.   For Wegmans, this marks the 18th year in a row that the family-owned supermarket chain has appeared on the FORTUNE list.  Wegmans […]

TV presenter and ex-Pussycat Doll, Ashley Roberts transformed into the ultimate ‘Golden Girl’ as part of Sainsbury’s Red Nose Day campaign

LONDON, 2015-3-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ex-Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts is given a stunning golden makeover, to encourage shoppers to find the remaining Golden Noses ahead of Red Nose Day. TV presenter and ex-Pussycat Doll, Ashley Roberts, was transformed into the ultimate ‘Golden Girl’ when she was hand painted gold for a one-of-a-kind photo-shoot, […]

Sainsbury’s opened its 700th convenience store this week; created 25 new jobs for the community

LONDON, 2015-3-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s opened its 700th convenience store this week. The new Local on Elliot Street in Liverpool’s St. Johns Precinct created 25 new jobs for the community. The Local will trade from 7am until 11pm, seven days a week, offering customers a wide range of groceries and fresh foods. […]

Sainsbury’s introduces click and collect service to give customers quick and convenient option to pick up the shopping they’ve ordered online

LONDON, 2015-3-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is rolling out a new service to give customers a quick and convenient option to pick up the shopping they’ve ordered online from store. The first collection service from store is live today at Water Lane store in Farnham, Surrey, with nearly 20 more going live in […]

Homebase research: over 50% of UK householders think DIY is now about ‘creating’ a look or style within their home without expert help

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-3-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — The meaning of the term ‘DIY’ is in need of a makeover as it is too narrow for today’s socially connected, creative consumer, Homebase has revealed. Half of people think that DIY is now about ‘creating’ a look or style within their home without expert help People […]

Homebase: homeowners are choosing period style patterned wallpapers to decorate their homes this season

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-3-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — People are taking inspiration from popular TV dramas, like the historical Wolf Hall, Mr. Selfridge and new series Indian Summers, by getting braver with their choices in wallpaper, says leading home enhancement retailer Homebase. This season, homeowners are choosing period style patterned wallpapers to decorate their homes […]

The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation awarded $2.3 million in Lowe’s Toolbox for Education® grants to schools nationwide

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2015-3-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded $2.3 million in Lowe’s Toolbox for Education® grants to 515 schools in 46 states during the program’s fall 2014 grant cycle. The grants will fund school-improvement projects benefiting K-12 public education during the current school year. Lowe’s awarded $4.7 million in […]

Marks and Spencer Group plc announces changes to its Board and Committee membership

LONDON, 2015-3-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks and Spencer Group plc (“M&S”) today announces the following changes to its Board and Committee membership. Further to the announcement in August 2014, M&S confirms that Jan du Plessis, Senior Independent Director, will step down from the Board on 4 March 2015, having served on the Board […]

The first home grown strawberries of the year arrives at Tesco

Cheshunt, England, 2015-3-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first home grown strawberries of the year will arrive in supermarkets on Thursday March 5 – a week earlier than usual. Fine weather with good levels of sunshine this week on top of a generally mild winter have helped growers produce the early fruit. And with temperatures […]