Starbucks made Fortune’s new list for companies that have made significant progress in addressing major social problems

SEATTLE, 2015-8-21— /EPR Retail News/ — Fortune includes Starbucks as one of 51 companies making “a sizable impact on major global social or environmental problems as part of their competitive strategy.” The magazine said its goal with the new list is to “shine a spotlight on companies that have made significant progress in addressing major social problems as a part of […]

Die Migros lanciert das mobile Bezahlen für alle

Zürich, 2015-8-21— /EPR Retail News/ — Ab 20. August 2015 können Migros-Kunden in allen Migros-Supermärkten und -Fachmärkten sowie in der Migros-Gastronomie bargeldlos mit ihrem Smartphone bezahlen. Voraussetzung: Die Migros-App muss auf dem Smartphone installiert und ein Migros Bank-Konto oder eine der gängigen Kreditkarten als Zahlungsmittel hinterlegt sein. Ab sofort können die Kunden in der Migros mit […]

The Home Depot® declares second quarter cash dividend of 59 cents per share payable on September 17, 2015

ATLANTA, 2015-8-21— /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today announced that its board of directors declared a second quarter cash dividend of 59 cents per share. The dividend is payable on September 17, 2015, to shareholders of record on the close of business on September 3, 2015. This […]

Amazon.com to open fifth Texas fulfillment center in San Marcos; will create more than 1,000 full-time positions

Amazon to create more than 1,000 full-time positions at its new fulfillment center in Central Texas SEATTLE, 2015-8-21— /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open a fifth Texas fulfillment center in San Marcos. In Texas, Amazon currently employs more than 3,500 full-time associates, has invested more than $400 million […]

Nordstrom launches new shop curated by Olivia Kim, SPACE, featuring emerging and advanced designers

A new shop for emerging and advanced designers SEATTLE, 2015-8-21— /EPR Retail News/ — On August 20th, Nordstrom (NYSE: JWN) launched SPACE, a new shop curated by Olivia Kim, Nordstrom Director of Creative Projects, featuring emerging and advanced designers. SPACE lives in its own boutique-like environment inside the Nordstrom Collectors department alongside other designer collections at […]

Walgreens and Providence Health & Services partner to coordinate patient care and improve patient access

Agreement to bring retail clinic expansion to Oregon and Washington under new collaborative services model DEERFIELD, Ill. & SEATTLE, 2015-8-21— /EPR Retail News/ —  Walgreens and Providence Health & Services today announced a strategic clinical collaboration aimed at coordinating patient care and improving patient access, which plans to bring up to 25 new retail clinics […]

Lowes Foods strengthens partnership with Unata; expands innovative eCommerce experience across all 60 Lowes Foods-To-Go store locations

WINSTON-SALEM, NC, 2015-8-21— /EPR Retail News/ — Lowes Foods, a Carolinas-based grocer with locations in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, and Unata, the award-winning leader in 1-to-1 Omni-commerce solutions, are jointly announcing the expansion of a new and innovative eCommerce experience across all 60 Lowes Foods-To-Go store locations. This expansion is a phased rollout across markets, […]

Yum! Brands, Inc. announces the appointment of Micky Pant as Chief Executive Officer of Yum! Restaurants China

Joey Wat Named CEO of KFC China; Peter Kao Named CEO of Pizza Hut China Louisville, KY, 2015-8-21— /EPR Retail News/ — Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) today announced that long–time YUM veteran, Micky Pant, 60, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Yum! Restaurants China, succeeding Sam Su, 63, who announced his plans to retire […]

The Jean Coutu Group to facilitate consultations and treatment prescriptions for head lice

Now prescribing head lice prevention treatments under Bill 41 Longueuil, 2015-8-21— /EPR Retail News/ — The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (“The Jean Coutu Group” or the “Corporation”) and their affiliated network pharmacist-owners announced today they have released online, via jeancoutu.com, a new form to facilitate consultations related to pediculosis and treatment prescriptions during pharmacy […]

Hudson’s Bay Company announces the appointment of Janet Schalk to Chief Information Officer

TORONTO, 2015-8-21— /EPR Retail News/ — Hudson’s Bay Company (“HBC”) (TSX:HBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Janet Schalk to Chief Information Officer. In this role, Ms. Schalk will be responsible for leading the information technology strategy for HBC, while continuing to drive the Company’s roadmap of common systems, integrated support, business architecture and […]