GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited to acquire the entire issued capital of Artway Development Limited for HK$11,268,000,000

Pushing ahead development of total retail ecosystem on all fronts Hong Kong, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited (HKSE stock code: 493; “GOME” or the “Listed Company”, together with its subsidiaries, “the Group”), a leading electrical appliances and consumer electronics retailer in China, today announced its proposed acquisition (the “Acquisition”) […]

LS travel retail North America announces the opening of two new stores in Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW)’s international terminal

TORONTO, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — LS travel retail North America is pleased to announce the opening of two new stores – Hugo Boss and Tumi – in Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW)’s flagship international terminal. Located side by side in terminal D’s North village, both stores offer complementary items that cater to both leisure and business […]

Toys“R”Us® shows support for Special Olympics 2015 Summer World Games by volunteering at the 10-day event

Company Volunteers Celebrate Young Athletes as They Experience #MyFirstSportsMoment WAYNE, NJ, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the Special Olympics 2015 Summer World Games underway, Toys“R”Us®employees throughout the greater Los Angeles, CA area are proudly showing their support by volunteering at the 10-day event. Company volunteers are on hand to encourage and cheer on the littlest […]

Toys“R”Us, Inc. to host investor meeting on July 30 to formally introduce Dave Brandon, the company’s new Chairman and CEO

WAYNE, NJ, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced that it will host an investor meeting on Thursday, July 30 to formally introduce Dave Brandon, the company’s new Chairman and CEO. He and the management team will discuss the company’s Fit for Growth initiative, as it transitions from cost reduction to growth generation. The meeting will include a discussion of the company’s financial performance, […]

Darden Restaurants, Inc. names Todd Burrowes President of LongHorn Steakhouse

ORLANDO, Fla., 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) today announced that Todd Burrowes has been named President of LongHorn Steakhouse, effective July 28, 2015.  Burrowes is rejoining the brand after spending the last two years as President, Ruby Tuesday Concept and Chief Operations Officer of Ruby Tuesday, Inc.  Previously, Burrowes […]

Auntie Anne’s® named one of the country’s top global franchises by Entrepreneur magazine

International Pretzel Franchise Claims a Top Spot on Prestigious Ranking LANCASTER, Pa., 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Entrepreneur magazine has named Auntie Anne’s® one of the country’s top global franchises. The iconic soft pretzel company ranks among the top franchises expanding internationally as part of the annual Top Global Franchise list, a comprehensive selection of the […]

Stradivarius to expand its range with the creation of line for young men in 2017

The brand is beginning to put together a multi-faceted team for the new collection Arteixo, Spain, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stradivarius is about to expand its range with the creation of a line for young men which it hopes to launch in 2017. This Inditex Group chain has already begun the work of putting together […]

Lowe’s Canada announces two more locations in Ontario in addition to completing the acquisition of 12 former Target sites

Target acquisition accelerates Lowe’s footprint in Canada TORONTO, ON, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada announced today that in addition to completing the acquisition of 12 former Target sites, the company also plans to open two more locations in Ontario. Construction is currently underway in Ancaster and Mississauga, representing an additional investment in excess […]

Technology brand Bush unveiled new collection of great value products exclusively available at Argos

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Technology brand Bush has unveiled a new collection of great value technology products set to enhance Irish homes, making customers’ lives simpler and even more enjoyable. The range is exclusively available at one of Ireland’s leading technology retailers, Argos, launching on www.argos.ie and in 40 stores nationwide. […]

Argos introduces a convenient way to exchange their gadgets at all its UK stores

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shoppers can now trade-in their unwanted gadgets at Argos stores up and down the country in the first ever initiative launched by a generalist UK retailer, which offers an immediate quote and redemption. Argos, in partnership with circular economy experts WRAP, has introduced the innovative new service […]

Nordstrom to expand partnership with MADEWELL by adding distribution to an additional 15 stores across the country

SEATTLE, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Plans were announced today to expand Nordstrom’spartnership with MADEWELL by adding distribution to an additional 15 stores across the country. By late July, the retailer will carry the MADEWELL collection in a total of 30 locations and Nordstrom.com. Nordstrom is the only U.S. retailer to sell a broad […]

Starbucks and Sounders FC honor active service members and veterans with complimentary tickets for the Sounders vs. Vancouver Whitecaps match on August 1st

SEATTLE, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks and the Sounders FC are honoring active service members and veterans with complimentary tickets for the Sounders FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC match on August 1st at CenturyLink Field. To redeem tickets, bring military ID to one of two Starbucks community store locations – 23rd & Jackson in Seattle, […]

Starbucks plans to build store in Ferguson: will also create partnerships with local women- and minority-owned businesses

SEATTLE, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — When Starbucks chairman and ceo Howard Schultz traveled to St. Louis, Missouri earlier this year for the fourth in a series of partner forums on race, he embarked a low-profile side trip to nearby Ferguson. The city continued to show signs from the rioting and confrontations between police […]