The Michaels Companies, Inc. reports 3.8% increase of net sales and 89.8% of operating income in Q2 2015 financial results

Net sales increased 3.8% to $984.3 million Operating income increased 89.8% to $96.6 million; adjusted diluted EPS increased 21.4% to $0.17 Updates fiscal year 2015 outlook for diluted EPS to $1.66-$1.72 IRVING, Texas, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MIK) today announced financial results for the quarter ended August 1, 2015. Chuck […]

H&M Conscious Foundation announced €1 million grant for early stage innovation in the fashion industry

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — On August 25, the H&M Conscious Foundation launches the first ever Global Change Award − one of the world’s biggest challenges for early stage innovation and the first such initiative in the fashion industry. By catalysing green, truly ground-breaking ideas the aim of the challenge is to protect […]

CVS Health entered into new clinical affiliations with St. Luke’s University Health Network in Pennsylvania and TriHealth, Ohio

CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic clinical collaborations will increase access to care and help improve medication adherence for patients in Pennsylvania and Ohio Woonsocket, RI, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today it has entered into new clinical affiliations with two leading health systems, St. Luke’s University Health Network in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and […]

CVS Health to work with 3 telehealth companies to improve patient care

Company will work with American Well, Doctor On Demand and Teladoc to improve access to patient care through telehealth Woonsocket, Rhode Island, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) today announced that it is working with three proven telehealth companies – American Well, Doctor On Demand and Teladoc (NYSE:TDOC) – to explore how direct-to-consumer telehealth […]

The Home Depot’s CEO Craig Menear and CFO Carol Tome will present at Goldman Sachs 22nd Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York

ATLANTA, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today announced that Craig Menear, chairman, CEO and president, and Carol Tome, CFO and executive vice president – Corporate Services, will present at the Goldman Sachs 22nd Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY. The presentation will begin at […]

Scotland’s retail industry unveils plans for an overhaul of business taxation

LONDON, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — Scotland’s retail industry is seeking to concentrate the minds of policy makers and politicians on lifting the country’s economic growth and productivity ahead of the 2016 Holyrood election, through unveiling plans for an overhaul of business taxation. Launching the first in a series of election policy papers (‘Holyrood 2016: […]

General Growth Properties, Inc. announced an increase of $500 million to its existing share repurchase program

CHICAGO, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP)(the “Company”) today announced that its Board of Directors authorized an increase of $500 million to the Company’s existing share repurchase program (the “Program”). Together with amounts previously authorized that have not been used for repurchases, the Company has approximately $600 million available for repurchases under […]

MetaProp NYC, ICSC sign new partnership and announced the initial 2015/2016 startups for inaugural class

Rentalutions, Radiator Labs, Social Sign.in, Notion and Optii Solutions named first 2015 cohort participants at event in ICSC’s Manhattan headquarters NEW YORK, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — MetaProp NYC, the New York real estate technology accelerator, signed an agreement with the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and announced its initial 2015/2016 cohort participants at an invitation only event with […]

Deloitte LLP’s vice chairman Thomas (Tom) McGee to become ICSC’s new president and CEO

NEW YORK, NY, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — ICSC has chosen Thomas (Tom) McGee, vice chairman at Deloitte LLP, the world’s largest professional services organization, to be its new president and CEO. McGee, whose appointment will begin Sept. 21, comes with considerable experience in a complex, global organization. Deloitte, a network with member firms in more […]

L Brands’ pre-recorded broadcast of the August Sales report will be available over Internet on Thursday, Sept. 3 at 7:30 a.m. ET

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — In conjunction with L Brands’ sales release, you are invited to listen to a pre-recorded broadcast of the August Sales report. The broadcast will be available on the Internet on Thursday, Sept. 3 at 7:30 a.m. ET. What: L Brands August Sales Report When: 7:30 a.m. ET on […]

Toys“R”Us, Inc.’s Q2 2015 Lenders and Note Investors Conference Call scheduled for 11:00 a.m. ET on Monday, September 21, 2015

WAYNE, NJ,  2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. is pleased to announce that its second quarter 2015 Lenders and Note Investors Conference Call to discuss the financial results of Toys“R”Us, Inc., Toys“R”Us – Delaware, Inc., and Toys“R”Us Property Company II, LLC has been scheduled for 11:00 a.m. ET on Monday, September 21, 2015. Participation in this […]

Whole Foods Market opened its newly relocated 58,864 square-foot Willowbrook store

Grand Opening Celebration Breaks Bread with Family, Friends and Neighbors Austin, TX,  2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market officially opened its newly relocated 58,864 square-foot Willowbrook store today, Wednesday, August 26 at 9 a.m. The new, larger store down the street from the previous location, welcomed over a thousand Willowbrook residents at the […]

Dollar General Corporation announced quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share on its common stock

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.,  2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ —  Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced today that the Company’s Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share on the Company’s common stock. The dividend will be payable on September 30, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 16, 2015. About Dollar […]

Meijer’s mPerks turns 5 and boasts 4 million members

Record $100 million in savings provided to Meijer customers this year alone GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.,  2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer announced that its free digital savings program, mPerks, is turning 5 this week and has already set a company record with $100 million in savings to customers this year. Launched in 2010, the Grand Rapids-based […]

Sobeys opens its first South Asian focused discount grocery store

New concept store in Brampton, Ontario, provides customers a one-stop shop for all their South Asian grocery needs STELLARTON, NS, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — Sobeys Inc. today announced the grand opening of Chalo! FreshCo in Brampton, Ontario, the Company’s first South Asian focused discount grocery store. “Chalo! FreshCo is a significant and unique addition to […]

Klépierre sold portfolio of nine shopping centers in the Netherlands to Wereldhave

PARIS, France, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — Klépierre today announced it has completed the disposal of a portfolio of nine shopping centers¹ located in the Netherlands to Wereldhave. Total consideration for the transaction including transfer duties is 770 million euros² . The extension of City Plaza will be transferred later in 2015, once this development […]

Mobiquity Networks to provide beacon-based advertising services throughout PREIT’s portfolio of shopping centers in attractive U.S. markets

Introduction into PREIT’s portfolio of premier retail properties enhances Mobiquity Networks’ position as leader in beacon-based advertising services GARDEN CITY, N.Y., 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — Mobiquity Networks, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mobiquity Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB:  MOBQ), which powers a leading national location‐based mobile advertising and app engagement network, has partnered with Pennsylvania Real […]

U.S. Navy veteran Mark Anthony Page won 7‑Eleven’s Operation: Take Command Fee-Free Franchise Contest

Mark Anthony Page Becomes first Franchisee in 7‑Eleven’s Operation: Take Command Fee-Free Franchise Contest to Assume Store DALLAS and BURLESON, Texas, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — With weeks of training on under his belt, a store brimming with merchandise and a heart ready to serve, U.S. Navy veteran Mark Anthony Page realizes his own American dream […]

Best Buy Co announced regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per common share

MINNEAPOLIS, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) has authorized the payment of a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per common share. The quarterly dividend is payable on October 6, 2015, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 15, 2015. The company had […]

Christian Siriano and Best Buy partner to bring shoppers a collection of cases for smartphones, tablets and laptops

Richfield, MN, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — When you think about Christian Siriano, you probably think of your favorite celebrities wearing his gorgeous gowns on the red carpet. Soon, you can see his designs dress up your favorite tech devices – thanks to the new Christian Siriano for Best Buy collection. The world-renowned designer and […]

CBRE Group’s sixth-annual “BuildMonth” to kick off on September 1, 2015

Company-sponsored Shelter Program Encourages Employee Volunteerism to Improve Low-Income Housing Across the U.S. ​Los Angeles, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. today announced its sixth-annual “BuildMonth” will kick off on September 1, 2015. BuildMonth is the signature event of the company’s Shelter Program, which improves housing options in low-income communities across the United States […]

Harris Teeter to welcome shoppers to its Heritage Marketplace location on Wednesday, September 9

Company to Celebrate Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Matthews, N.C., 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is proud to welcome shoppers to its Heritage Marketplace location on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 8 a.m. as the company celebrates its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. In each of its stores, Harris Teeter strives […]

Harris Teeter and Titan Farms to donate more than 18,000 pounds of peaches to Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC

Matthews, N.C., 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter and Titan Farms to donate more than 18,000 pounds of peaches to Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC  Live shots welcome! What Titan Farms’ recently hosted its third annual Peaches with a Purpose campaign throughout Harris Teeter stores in North Carolina. The peach grower founded the […]

Harris Teeter donated $63,731.60 to benefit families who lost loved ones in the Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting

Company Thanks Customers for Generous Participation Matthews, N.C., 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — On Tuesday, August 26, 2015, Harris Teeter donated $63,731.60 to benefit various community programs and families who lost loved ones in the Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting which occurred June 17, 2015. Throughout the month of July, Harris Teeter hosted Support Charleston – […]

The H&M Conscious Foundation launched the first-ever Global Change Award at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm

Sustainability is focus of H&M event at KTH STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M Conscious Foundation launched the first-ever Global Change Award (GCA) at an exclusive event in the main library at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm the 25th of August. About 120 professionals within fashion, research and innovation were […]

BILLA beim Europäischen Forum Alpbach: Lebensmittelabfälle sind eine gesamtgesellschaftliche Herausforderung

Anlässlich der Gesundheitsgespräche des Europäischen Forums Alpbach (EFA) fand auch heuer bereits zum neunten Mal der BILLA Gesundheitstalk statt. Unter der Moderation von Univ. Prof. Dr. Anita Rieder stellten sich BILLA Vorstandssprecher Mag. Volker Hornsteiner und Univ. Prof. Dr. Marion Huber-Humer von der Universität für Bodenkultur Wien (BOKU) dem aktuellen Thema der Lebensmittelverschwendung. Die zentrale […]

DeCA’s director of sales Tracie Russ: The 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina underscores the importance of being prepared for any crisis

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — Ten years ago on Aug. 25, Hurricane Katrina began its historic path of destruction through the Gulf Coast, making landfall near Miami. When its rampage through southeast Louisiana, coastal Mississippi, Florida, Alabama and Georgia was done, Katrina would become one of the five deadliest hurricanes and the costliest natural […]

H by Halston collection to debut exclusively on QVC, September 10

Iconic fashion brand scheduled to debut on QVC September 10 WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — For fashion aficionados who have been in search of a stylish and sophisticated wardrobe update, the wait will soon be over. On Thursday, September 10 at 10 PM (EST) the H by Halston collection is scheduled to debut exclusively […]

REWE Group gratuliert Kölner Tafel mit sechs Paletten Nudeln und 1.000 Äpfeln

Spende bereichert tägliche Touren Köln, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — Die REWE Group, REWE und PENNY spenden anlässlich des 20. Geburtstags der Kölner Tafel sechs Paletten Nudeln und 1.000 Äpfel. „Wir haben es bei den täglichen Spenden naturgemäß mit Lebensmitteln zu tun, die nicht mehr lange halt- und lagerbar sind. Daher können wir kaum Vorräte anlegen. […]