H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB to present the first quarterly results for 2015 at a press conference on 24 March

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-3-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB presents the first quarterly results for 2015 at a press conference on Tuesday 24 March at 9.30 CET. There will also be a telephone conference in English at 14.00 CET the same day. The first quartely results for the period 1 […]

42 charities across U.S. to receive IKEA makeover and product donations as a result of winning this year’s IKEA Life Improvement Challenge

Conshohocken, PA, 2015-3-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA US is pleased to announce today that 42 charities across the U.S. will be receiving IKEA makeover and product donations as a result of winning this year’s IKEA Life Improvement Challenge. Additionally 60 other charities, who were first and second runner ups, will win IKEA gift cards.IKEA wants […]

Carrefour: notable increase in the numbers of women managers – nearly 37% in 2014

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2015-3-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since it was first set up in 2011, all of the countries in which the Group operates have been following the Women Leaders programme. Each country has committed to it and introduced Best Practices. The resulting synergy has had tangible effects on turnover. There has been a notable […]

For the ninth year in a row, Starbucks is one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® according to the Ethisphere Institute

SEATTLE, 2015-3-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the ninth year in a row, Starbucks is one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® according to the Ethisphere Institute. Companies are evaluated in several categories: Reputation, Leadership and Innovation; Ethics and Compliance Program; Governance; Corporate Citizenship and Responsibility; Culture of Ethics. “This recognition is a result of […]

Starbucks announces finalists in the Starbucks Partner Cup Contest

SEATTLE, 2015-3-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Playful butterflies, swirling coffee beans, delicate flowers, colorful continents, an iconic Starbucks apron, and a detailed night scene all adorn cups that were selected as finalists in the Starbucks Partner Cup Contest. Inspired by the success of its White Cup Contest for customers, Starbucks gave its store partners […]

Equity One, Inc. to release its 2015 first quarter earnings on April 29, 2015 after the market close

New York, NY, 2015-3-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Equity One, Inc. (NYSE: EQY), an owner, developer, and operator of shopping centers, announced today that it will release its 2015 first quarter earnings on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 after the market close. On Thursday, April 30, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time, Equity One’s senior […]

John Lewis launched driver apprenticeship scheme which will recruit 41 new apprentices throughout 2015

LONDON, 2015-3-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis has launched a driver apprenticeship scheme which will recruit 41 new apprentices throughout 2015. The scheme, in partnership with The Real Apprenticeship Company, complements John Lewis’s retail apprenticeships and reflects the changing roles of front-line driver Partners (staff) who interact with customers on a regular basis. […]

Digital High Street Advisory Board formed by industry leaders unveiled five-year strategy to reinvigorate the UK’s traditional High Streets

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-3-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Industry leaders*, organised as the Digital High Street Advisory Board, today announced a five-year strategy to reinvigorate the UK’s traditional High Streets and proposed the adoption of four major inter-dependent digital initiatives by 2020: Targets for town centre infrastructure and connectivity for 2020 and beyond, including broadband, […]

Argos survey reveals that parents preferred the fun of baking their children’s cakes opposed to picking one up on the shop

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-3-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Move over Mary Berry, parents are now leading the way with cake baking. A survey¹ has found that 48 per cent of UK parents are boycotting shop-bought cakes in favour of home baking for kid’s birthday parties. The survey by leading digital retailer Argos found that parents […]

Habitat returns to the Irish high street at Argos

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-3-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Habitat is set to make a return to the Irish high street as Argos announces that it will be stocking the brand for the very first time both online and in-store, making it more accessible to Irish shoppers than ever before. Customers can now access 200 seasonal […]