Whole Foods Market’s store at the Runway at Playa Vista to open June 17

Announces details for Runway at Playa Vista location, engages local creatives, hosts community events LOS ANGELES, 2015-4-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market’s store at the Runway at Playa Vista will open Wednesday, June 17 at the corner of Jefferson and McConnell in Playa Vista. The store, which will anchor a 3,500 unit residential development, […]

Whole Foods Market to open its first store in the Dayton, Ohio on June 3

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2015-4-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market will open its first store in the Dayton, Ohio, area on Wednesday, June 3. The 45,000-square-foot store, located at the intersection of McEwen Road and Miamisburg Centerville Road, will include several unique features and will create approximately 130 local jobs. “There is such an exciting energy […]

Meijer launches new convenient way to shop; Meijer Curbside allows customers to shop for their items online and pick up groceries curbside without leaving the car

Retailer piloting personalized shopping experience in Grand Rapids GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-4-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — For shoppers looking to maximize their time, Meijer has launched a new convenient way to shop called Meijer Curbside. This new shopping service allows customers to shop for their items online and enjoy the convenience of picking up their […]

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. named one of America’s Best Employers for 2015 according to independent study organized by Forbes and Statista.com

PLANO, Texas, 2015-4-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) was recently named one of America’s Best Employers for 2015 according to an independent study organized by Forbes and Statista.com. The survey anonymously questioned 20,000 Americans on whether they would recommend their employer to potential employees, and was conducted through a variety of […]

Toys“R”Us® announces that its in-stores campaign across the U.S. to benefit Special Olympics raised more than $2 million

Company’s U.S. Shoppers Pledged Significant Support through In-Store and Online Fundraising to Help Ensure Youth of All Abilities Can Experience #MyFirstSportsMoment; Customer Donations Combined with Toys“R”Us Children’s Fund Grants Totaling Nearly $4 Million Aid Special Olympics World Games and Global Growth of Young Athletes™ Program; 100-Day Countdown to 2015 Special Olympics World Games Begins Today […]

Gap Inc. applauds the bipartisan legislation to modernize and renew Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and enable a robust trade agenda to bolster U.S. economic growth and competitiveness

SAN FRANCISCO, 2015-4-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today applauded the introduction of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015, bipartisan legislation to modernize and renew Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), and enable a robust trade agenda to bolster U.S. economic growth and competitiveness. The legislation would help open the door to […]

John Lewis Partnership announces the appointment of Chris Coburn, Baiju Naik and Lucy Parks as Elected Directors with effect from 17 April 2015

LONDON, 2015-4-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Constitution of the John Lewis Partnership provides that its democratically elected Partnership Council elects five Partners to the Partnership Board of the Company, known as Elected Directors.Following the recent election by the Partnership Council, the Company announces the resignation of Kate Brewer, Kevin Payne and Daniel Smith […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance highlights plan for value creation after completing strategic combination of Walgreen Co. and Alliance Boots GmbH in December 2014

Leadership team highlights plan for value creation after completing strategic combination of Walgreen Co. and Alliance Boots GmbH in December 2014 DEERFIELD, Ill., 2015-4-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — At its 2015 Analyst Day in New York City today, the leadership team of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) outlined the key business drivers that […]

Starbucks expands digital tipping feature to customers using Starbucks® mobile apps in Canada

SEATTLE, 2015-4-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, April 15, 2015 Starbucks is expanding the digital tipping feature to customers using Starbucks® mobile apps in Canada. This feature allows customers to show their appreciation to store partners (baristas) by leaving a tip through the Starbucks® app for iPhone® or the Starbucks® app for Android™. After completing a […]

Starbucks Japan celebrated the launch of new Frappuccino® beverage in style with a fashion event by designer Taro Horiuchi

TOKYO, 2015-4-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Japan celebrated the launch of a new Frappuccino® beverage in style this week. A fashion event, created by acclaimed designer Taro Horiuchi, set the stage for the debut of Starbucks Fruits-on-top yogurt Frappuccino® with crushed nuts. Horiuchi, a Tokyo fashion designer and winner of the Newcomer’s Prize […]