Reasor’s the 2nd largest majority employee owned company in Oklahoma and the 45th in US

Tahlequah, OK, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — The National Center for Employee Ownership has announced that the Reasor’s is the second largest majority employee owned company in Oklahoma and the 45th in the United States. Reasor’s set up an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in 2007 and now employs more than 3000 employees. Since the […]

Kmart Pharmacy survey: 41 percent typically do not get a flu shot

Survey finds more than forty percent of adults typically do not get a flu shot HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — Flu season is coming, which means coughing, fevers, body aches and misconceptions about the flu vaccine are on the horizon. A new online survey of Kmart shoppers, conducted on behalf of Kmart Pharmacy […]

Overstock.com to acquire a group of related, privately held financial technology companies

New Subsidiary Brings Crypto and U.S. National Market System Together SALT LAKE CITY, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:OSTK) announced today that it has entered into agreements to acquire a group of related, privately held financial technology companies, and has closed the acquisition of the assets of one of those companies. These acquisitions […]

Sprouts Farmers Market’s CEO Amin Maredia and COO Jim Nielsen will present at the Goldman Sachs 22nd Annual Global Retailing Conference

PHOENIX, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM) today announced that Amin Maredia, chief executive officer, and Jim Nielsen, president and chief operating officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs 22nd Annual Global Retailing Conference at the Plaza Hotel in New York. The presentation will begin at 9:35 am (EDT) on Thursday, […]

McDonald’s CEO Open Letter To Burger King

Oak Brook, IL, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s CEO Open Letter To Burger King Dear Burger King, Inspiration for a good cause… great idea. We love the intention but think our two brands could do something bigger to make a difference. We commit to raise awareness worldwide, perhaps you’ll join us in a meaningful global effort? And every […]

Raley’s Family of Fine Stores announced new location in Arden, Sacramento

West Sacramento, CA, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — Raley’s Family of Fine Stores is announcing a new location in Arden, an established Sacramento neighborhood. The new site advances the company’s vision to bring health and wellness to customers and allows Raley’s to further expand their presence within the region. Located at the corner of Howe […]

CVS/pharmacy to reopen its two Baltimore stores damaged during protest activity last April

Demolition of closed Pennsylvania Ave. store begins Friday, August 28 to make way for a new store at same location Reopenings expected by end of the year Woonsocket, Rhode Island, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — CVS/pharmacy announced today that it plans to reopen by the end of the year its two Baltimore stores that sustained heavy […]

Kroger will host a conference call with investors on Friday, September 11

CINCINNATI, OH, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) will host a conference call with investors on Friday, September 11, 2015 at 10 a.m. (ET) to discuss financial results for the second quarter 2015. The presentation will be broadcast online at ir.kroger.com. Click on “Quarterly Results” to access the event. An on-demand […]

Citycon: the construction of Mölndal Galleria has now started in Mölndal, Sweden

The groundbreaking for the new Mölndal Galleria and the transformation of Mölndal’s city centre took place yesterday, 27 August in a ceremony held on the construction site. The event was jointly organised by Citycon, NCC, Riksbyggen and MölndalsBostäder, the four companies investing in the renewal of Mölndal city centre. Helsinki, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — “We […]

ULTA Beauty’s Q2 and H1-2015 results: 20% increase of net sales

Total Sales Increased 19.4% Comparable Sales Increased 10.1% Diluted EPS Increased 22.3% to $1.15 Company Raises Guidance for Fiscal Year 2015 BOLINGBROOK, Ill., 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — ULTA Beauty (NASDAQ:ULTA) today announced financial results for the thirteen week period (“Second Quarter”) and twenty-six week period (“First Six Months”) ended August 1, 2015, which compares to […]

Hurricane Katrina 10th anniversary: Starbucks partners will participate in a Citywide Day of Service in New Orleans

SEATTLE, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — A decade ago Hurricane Katrina made landfall along the Gulf Coast, leading to one of the most catastrophic natural disasters in U.S. history. This weekend, as residents of New Orleans mark the 10th anniversary, many Starbucks partners (employees) will participate in a Citywide Day of Service to continue giving back […]

Starbucks unveils two new Frappuccino flavors – Blackberries & Crème and Strawberry Shortcake

SEATTLE, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — Labor Day, the unofficial end of summer, is one week later this year. To celebrate the bonus week of summer, Starbucks is offering two new Frappuccino flavors – Blackberries & Crème and Strawberry Shortcake. The new Frappuccino® blended beverages will be available in participating Starbucks® stores beginning today (Aug. 27) […]

Starbucks to open its first location in Cambodia by the end of 2015

Starbucks to enter Cambodia, its 16th market in the China/Asia Pacific region, building on a 15-year strategic licensing partnership with Hong Kong Maxim’s Group HONG KONG, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced plans to open its first location in Cambodia by the end of 2015, representing the company’s 16th market […]

Starbucks customers in Canada can customize their beverages with Starbucks® Single Origin Sumatra Coconut Milk from September 8

TORONTO, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — After tens of thousands of customer comments, Tweets and barista requests, one thing is clear: Canadian Starbucks customers are thirsty for additional options for dairy alternatives.  Beginning Tuesday, September 8, Starbucks customers in Canada can customize their beverages with Starbucks® Single Origin Sumatra Coconut Milk in company-operated and licensed […]

Britain’s biggest fuel retailer Tesco cuts the cost of unleaded petrol for the Bank Holiday Weekend

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — Britain’s biggest fuel retailer is cutting the cost of unleaded petrol by 2p per litre and diesel by 1p per litre at all of its petrol filling stations. The changes will come into effect from 9am tomorrow. Tesco’s network of 500 petrol filling stations is the largest of all […]

Walmart kicks off its first-ever Toy Week

BENTONVILLE, AR., 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart is gearing up for the 2015 holiday season by kicking off its first-ever Toy Week with a sneak peek at some of the top toys for the holidays as chosen by kids. The retailer’s Toy Week reveals some of the biggest holiday trends and comes in front […]

Amazon: Musaic and Rachio are the two new recipients of the Alexa Fund

Musaic, maker of a high-resolution wireless HiFi system, will work with the Alexa Skills Kit and Alexa Voice Service to allow customers to control their Musaic devices using their voice Rachio, creator of an intelligent sprinkler controller, will work with the Alexa Skills Kit to allow customers to control their watering system using their voice […]

Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row adds superstar Jason Derulo to New York Fashion Week

NEW YORK, NY, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row adds international superstar Jason Derulo to the fall season’s biggest fashion, dance and music event. Set to close out New York Fashion Week with a massive celebration, Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row will take the stage live at The Theater at Madison Square […]

Macy’s expands personal shopping experience with the launch of My Stylist@Macy’s

Experts from Macy’s complimentary personal shopping service will help customers of all ages find the best fashion of the season, as well as select gifts friends and family will love NEW YORK, NY, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — This month, Macy’s (NYSE:M) is expanding the personal shopping experience with the launch of My Stylist@Macy’s, a […]

New Netflix original series based on “HIBANA” by Naoki Matayoshi will premiere globally on Netflix in 2016

Tokyo, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — Netflix Inc., the world’s leading Internet television network, today announced a new Netflix original series based on “HIBANA,” the novel by Naoki Matayoshi that won the 153rd Akutagawa Prize, which will premiere globally on Netflix in 2016. “HIBANA” (Spark) is the first novella by the comedian, Haiku Poet and scriptwriter, […]

Netflix to lease a significant portion of the ICON office tower at Sunset Bronson Studios

14-Story Office Tower Is Now Over 60% Leased Los Gatos and Los Angeles, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX), the world’s leading Internet TV network, and Hudson Pacific Properties (NYSE: HPP) today announced an agreement in which Netflix will lease a significant portion of the ICON office tower at Sunset Bronson Studios. The growing […]

The Musée Christian Dior in Granville presents exhibition entitled Dior, The New Look Revolution, Jun 6 – Nov 1

PARIS, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — The Musée Christian Dior in Granville, located in the couturier’s childhood home, is presenting a stunning exhibition entitled Dior, The New Look Revolution.  This return to sources explores the designer’s original inspirations and illustrates the invention of a  revolutionary new style. With its assertive curves and clean lines, the […]

Sainsbury’s will award 137,000 colleagues with pay increase of 4%

LONDON, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s will award 137,000 colleagues working in stores across the country an industry-leading pay increase of 4%, taking Sainsbury’s standard rate of pay to £7.36 per hour, effective from 30 August. This is the highest pay increase for store colleagues the company has awarded in over a decade. Takes […]

Migros: Outdoor by SportXX wird ab Herbst 2015 an acht weiteren Standorten in der Schweiz vertreten sein

Zürich, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — „Outdoor by SportXX“, der Migros-Fachmarktspezialist für Trekking- und Wander-Fans wird ab Herbst 2015 an acht weiteren Standorten in der Schweiz vertreten sein. Neu findet die Expansion auch in bestehenden SportXX-Filialen statt, vergleichbar mit dem erfolgreichen Shop in Shop-Konzept des Laufsport-Spezialisten Ryffel Running by SportXX. Die fünf Stand-alone-Filialen von Outdoor […]