Argos digital store opens inside the Sainsbury’s supermarket in West Hove

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — A brand new Argos digital store opens today Wednesday 3 June inside the Sainsbury’s supermarket in West Hove bringing extra choice and convenience to customers in the area. The new digital store has created 14 local jobs and follows the announcement in January about the retailers […]

Argos refreshed its Heart of House and Colourmatch ranges ahead of the Autumn Winter season

Milton Keynes, 2015-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Argos has refreshed its Heart of House and Colourmatch ranges which also includes new designs from Habitat ahead of the Autumn Winter season. Over 400 new items have been introduced to Argos’ Heart of House homewares and furniture range– many of which have been designed in-house. Argos’ design […]

The John Lewis Partnership to hire KPMG as its auditors at the 2016 Annual General Meeting

LONDON, 2015-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 January 2015, the Partnership noted that it had initiated an audit tender process for the 2016/17 financial year, in line with good governance practice. This tender process has now been completed and the Partnership intends to appoint […]

Netflix adds four new animated shows to its award-winning line-up of original television series for kids

Beverly Hills, Calif., 2015-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Netflix announced today it will premiere four new animated shows, adding to its award-winning line-up of original television series for kids. The shows range from action adventure stories Kulipari: An Army of Frogs and Edgar Rice Burroughs™ Tarzan and Jane™ to preschool shows Cirque du Soleil […]

Starbucks partner Rebecca Turner becomes known around London Starbucks® stores as the artist who creates stunning chalk designs

Chalk it up to having true talent. LONDON, 2015-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks partner (employee) Rebecca Turner has become known around London Starbucks® stores as the artist who creates stunning chalk designs. “I always want to inspire our customers or encourage anybody to see what we do in a little more depth,” said […]

Interview with Starbucks Global Law & Corporate Affairs head Lucy Helm

SEATTLE, 2015-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lucy Helm didn’t take what one would consider the prescribed route to Starbucks, but she’s come to realize it was the right course for her. Helm, head of Starbucks Global Law & Corporate Affairs department, oversees 210 legal and compliance partners (employees) in 16 offices around the world. Executive […]

Starbucks, restaurants, food trucks and bars worldwide to fight this June for a world in which every child is born HIV free

SEATTLE, 2015-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — This June, Starbucks and thousands of restaurants, food trucks, and bars worldwide are uniting with one shared goal: the fight for a world in which every child is born HIV free. Spearheaded by Mario Batali, the second annual EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES campaign offers a month-long program […]

Starbucks Corporation priced an underwritten public offering of $850 million senior notes

SEATTLE, 2015-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of senior notes.  The company plans to use the net proceeds from the offering of $500 million of 2.700% Senior Notes due 2022 and $350 million of 4.300% Senior Notes due 2045 for general […]

Tesco launched its first own label bottle conditioned golden ale beer supported by the Campaign for Real Ale

Cheshunt, England, 2015-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s the tipple that is arguably creating the biggest stir in the beer industry since the arrival of lager in the mid-1960s. In the last few years golden ale has not only become the UK’s fastest growing beer variety but has been instrumental in helping change the beer […]

Carrefour Italia launches 200 meter long virtual supermarket at Loreto metro station in Milan

MILAN, 2015-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — From 20 May onwards in Milan, at Loreto metro station, the first 200 meter long visual space The first example of the virtual store has now arrived in Italy with over 1,000 products of the best mass distribution brands, which can be ordered simply by scanning the products […]

Three Carrefour employees awarded prizes at the 9th Retail Women of the Year Awards in France

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2015-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Three Carrefour employees awarded prizes at the 9th Retail Women of the Year Awards in France –     Christina Durand, winner in the “Woman Manager” Category Having joined Carrefour in 2004, she is now manager of the Carrefour Contact training school in Toulouse Blagnac (Haute-Garonne). She was awarded the […]

Walmart U.S. CEO Greg Foran and COO Judith McKenna outlined associate-focused steps

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., 2015-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today Walmart U.S. CEO Greg Foran and COO Judith McKenna outlined associate-focused steps to drive greater simplicity, provide associates the tools they need to serve customers and continue to listen to and act upon associate ideas. The Walmart U.S. leaders spoke to nearly 3,000 associates from around the […]