Daniel Queenan becomes COO CBRE Global Investors and Steven Swerdlow appointed CEO CBRE Group Asia Pacific region

Los Angeles, 2015-8-26— /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced two executive leadership appointments: Daniel Queenan will assume new leadership responsibilities as Chief Operating Officer, CBRE Global Investors, the company’s investment management subsidiary.  Mr. Queenan has relocated back to the U.S. after serving as Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific (APAC), for the […]

Saudi Automotive Services Company (SASCO) signs Bank facility agreement (Shariah-compliant) with National Commercial Bank for SR 151,825,000

Retailing and Operation Division Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2015-8-26— /EPR Retail News/ — Saudi Automotive Services Company (SASCO) announces completion of signing of the Bank facility agreement (Shariah-compliant) with the National Commercial Bank (NCB) on 25 August 2015 at a value of SR 151,825,000 against signed promissory note. A part of the above mentioned […]

Wincor Nixdorf, Nokas form equally owned joint venture called CROWN (Cash Retail Optimization Wincor Nixdorf Nokas)

PADERBORN, Germany, 2015-8-26— /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf has established a joint venture with Nokas, the leading Scandinavian provider of cash-handling services, in June 2015. The new company, named CROWN (Cash Retail Optimization Wincor Nixdorf Nokas), has its headquarters in Delft, Netherlands, and is owned equally by Wincor Nixdorf and Nokas. CROWN offers a […]

Family-owned convenience retailer Sheetz announce the launch of its new Sheetz Bros. Coffee rolling out in over 500 stores companywide

ALTOONA, Pa., 2015-8-26— /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest growing family-owned convenience retailers, is proud to announce the launch of its new Sheetz Bros. Coffee rolling out in over 500 stores companywide today. The coffee features four signature blends with a light to dark progression, freshly ground in every store and served in […]

PVH Corp. management to participate in the Goldman Sachs Twenty-Second Annual Global Retailing Conference, September 9, 2015

NEW YORK, NY, 2015-8-26— /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH) announced today that Company management will participate in the Goldman Sachs Twenty-Second Annual Global Retailing Conference on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. A live audio webcast of management’s fireside chat will be broadcast online at 11:20 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast, as well as […]

London Fashion Week designer Giles Deacon to join Debenhams with a 26 piece collection for Autumn Winter 15

LONDON, 2015-8-26— /EPR Retail News/ — London Fashion Week designer, Giles Deacon, is set to join the ranks of designers at Debenhams with a 26 piece collection for Autumn Winter 15 under the brands’ /Edition range. The collection, which is inspired by a 1960 and ‘70’s feel, comprises of elegant coats, embellished knits, feminine blouses […]

Debenhams signs Savannah Miller and Giles Deacon for the launch of two new womenswear collections for AW15

LONDON, 2015-8-26— /EPR Retail News/ — Debenhams plc, the leading international, multi-channel brand, has announced Savannah Miller and Giles Deacon as the latest names to join the ranks of their Designer offering with the launch of two new womenswear collections for AW15. In line with its strategic priorities of investing in product and customer proposition, the […]

Benefit teams up with David LaChapelle for the launch campaign of new colorful shades of its iconic They’re Real mascara and eyeliner

PARIS, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Benefit teamed up with irreverently whimsical photographer David LaChapelle to create the launch campaign for new colorful shades of its iconic They’re Real mascara and eyeliner. The glamorous, offbeat campaign connects perfectly with Benefit’s tongue-in-cheek ethos. Lighthearted humor has always been the cornerstone of Benefit Cosmetics, which champions beauty that […]

Sainsbury’s survey: One in two British adults say school days are the best

LONDON, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — In the run up to back to school, parents remember their fondest school memories. One in two British adults regard their school days as ‘the best days of their lives’ Two thirds (66%) of Brits still have three close friends they met at school One in four (25%) still […]

Starbucks newest RTD beverage the Black Coffee Pike Place® Roast sold exclusively in Japan

SEATTLE, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks opened its first stores in Japan nearly 20 years ago and 10 years later, began offering ready-to-drink (RTD) products in partnership with Suntory Beverage and Food Limited. Today, Starbucks has announced the launch of its newest RTD beverage, the Black Coffee Pike Place® Roast, sold exclusively in Japan. […]

Pumpkin Spice Latte to return to Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada on September 8, 2015

SEATTLE, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Pumpkin Spice Latte, Starbucks most popular seasonal beverage of all time, marks the return of autumn for many customers. “When you taste PSL, it tastes just like fall,” said Peter Dukes, director of Espresso and Brewed Coffee for Starbucks. As leaves change colors and fall nears, the product manager who led the […]

Carrefour to acquire 100% of the shares of Rue du Commerce from Altarea Cogedim

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour announces that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with Altarea Cogedim for the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Rue du Commerce. With more than 5 million unique visitors per month, Rue du Commerce is a major player in the non-food e-commerce market in France and boasts […]

Nearly 143 Carrefour stores in Brazil donate products nearing their expiry dates to Food Bank branches in the country

BRAZIL, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is putting its retail expertise to good use, as well as the skills of its employees, helping with initiatives designed to tackle food waste. These initiatives include making food donations to charities. In 2014, Carrefour stores donated the equivalent of 88 million meals all around the world. Carrefour […]

The mobile app Prime Now exclusively available to members of Amazon Prime lunches in Seattle

Amazon has opened two urban Prime Now hubs in King County bringing one-hour delivery to Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond and Kirkland SEATTLE, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that Prime Now, the mobile application exclusively available to members of Amazon Prime, has arrived in the company’s hometown. Residents of Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond andKirkland […]

Macy’s holds its 10th annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity event on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015

Macy’s offers customers a one-day 30 percent discount with a $5 donation to the March of Dimes® or thousands of other participating local charities MIAMI, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s invites customers to participate in its 10th annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity event on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” is […]

Bartell Drugs offers convenient resource for vaccination needs during its “Back to School” immunization campaign

Early and timely vaccinations can prevent unnecessary disease and illness SEATTLE, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Vaccinations for students are on “to do” lists for many families as their children prepare to return to the classroom, and Bartell Drugs is offering a convenient resource for vaccination needs during its “Back to School” immunization campaign. “Children receiving their […]

Unata: Why grocery retailer is ready for omni-channel

WINSTON-SALEM, NC, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — The modern shopper expects to be able to shop at any time, from anywhere on any device, and have the experience be seamless. According to Forrester, 60% of shoppers interact with brands they like across multiple channels. However, Zendesk reports that 87% of shoppers think brands need to put […]

Migros: Lebensraum für Tiere und Pflanzen auf einer Fläche von 375 Fussballfeldern

ZURICH, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Per Mitte Jahr löst die Migros drei ihrer Versprechen ein: Sie schafft auf über 2,7 Millionen Quadratmetern Lebensraum für einheimische Tiere und Pflanzen auf ihren Firmenarealen. Zudem hat sie über 170’000 Zuwanderern in Kursen Sprache und Schweizer Kultur vermittelt und dazu beigetragen, die Arbeitsbedingungen von über 75’000 Beschäftigten von […]

Lynn Pendergrass joins Sears Holdings as President, Hardlines

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today that Lynn Pendergrass joined the company in the new role of President, Hardlines. In this position, she will be responsible for working across the Kenmore, Craftsman & DieHard business unit and its hardlines partners — including Home Appliances, Lawn & Garden, Tools, […]

The Home Depot completed its $1.625 billion acquisition of Interline Brands, Inc

ATLANTA, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today announced it has completed its $1.625 billion acquisition of Interline Brands, Inc., a leading national distributor and direct marketer of broad-line maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products. The agreement to acquire Interline was previously announced on July 22, 2015. “We’re […]

The Kroger Co. will hold open interviews nationwide on Tues., Sept. 15, for all veterans and their family members

Kroger Family of Stores Hiring 20,000 Employees Nationwide CINCINNATI, OH, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) family of stores today announced it will hold open interviews nationwide on Tues., Sept. 15, for all veterans and their family members.  Nationwide, the company is hiring to fill an estimated 20,000 permanent positions in […]

Coop Vitality AG die Pilger Apotheke an der Missionsstrasse in Basel übernommen

Per 1. Januar 2015 hat die Coop Vitality AG die Pilger Apotheke an der Missionsstrasse in Basel übernommen. Am Dienstag, 1. September 2015 wird die Pilger Apotheke in eine Coop Vitality Apotheke umgewandelt. Zur Feier wird vom Donnerstag, 3. bis Samstag, 5. September 2015 ein Rabatt von 10 Prozent auf das gesamte Sortiment* gewährt. BASEL, […]

Overstock.com now offers exclusive access to ComforPedic® from Beautyrest® memory foam mattresses

Online Retailer offers exclusive memory foam mattresses packaged for standard shipping and easy unwrapping SALT LAKE CITY, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) now offers its customers exclusive access to ComforPedic® from Beautyrest® memory foam mattresses, delivered to their doorstep in easy-to-unwrap packaging designed to meet the size requirements for standard shipping. The […]

Report released by ARC from Applause names Overstock.com as one of the best-rated retail mobile apps

SALT LAKE CITY, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — A report released by ARC from Applause named Overstock.com, Inc.(NASDAQ:OSTK) as one of the best-rated retail mobile apps available on the market today. According to the report, “ideal retail experiences were born from customer-obsessed teams who understand what mobile users value.” “Overstock has long taken a customer-centric, […]

Online shopping with in-store pick-up now available at Weis Markets’ Bellefonte store

Online Shopping Offers In-store Shopping Experience with Online Convenience Sunbury, PA, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets today announced that online shopping with in-store pick-up is now available at the Bellefonte store located at 170 Buckaroo Lane. Weis Online Shopping allows customers to conveniently order groceries online and either pay through a secure PayPal system […]

Currys PC World announces baking star Luis Troyano as a new ambassador

LONDON, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Today (21st August), Currys PC World announces baking star Luis Troyano as a new ambassador. As part of his activity with the retailer to promote their range of small kitchen appliances and cookware, Luis will be creating three stunning dessert recipes, designed to inspire the nation to get into […]

7‑Eleven acquired 180 Tedeschi Food Shops in greater Boston area

DALLAS, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc. today announced that it has closed on the acquisition of approximately 180 Tedeschi Food Shops (headquarters in Rockland, Mass.). This transaction adds to 7‑Eleven’s existing 150 7‑Eleven® stores in the greater Boston and southern New Hampshire area. 7‑Eleven has made job offers to employees working at the stores and […]

SPAR Indonesia now with 7 supermarkets operational just 12 weeks since launch

Conversion to the SPAR Brand is proceeding as planned Customers delighted with the strong fresh offer and high quality service, cornerstones of SPAR. Investment by PT. Ramayana into staff training is evident with improved focus on customer needs, merchandising techniques and shopping environment. INDONESIA, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Bogor Baru, Bogor Province, opened […]

Kyle Watkins appointed VP Business Development for U.S. operations at SPAR Group, Inc.

Kyle Watkins Joins SPAR Group as Vice President Business Development SPAR Positions Itself For Growth Against Key Industry Trends WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Group, Inc., a leading global supplier of merchandising and other retail services, today announced that Kyle Watkins has joined the company in the role of VP Business Development […]

South Africa: funds from the sale of bandana at Pick n Pay, Round Table, Makro and Zando to benefit people with serious blood disorders

The slogan this year is “We heart Bandana Day!” Cape Town, South Africa, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Take a stand and show you care about people with serious blood disorders like leukaemia.  Buy and wear your bandana on 12thOctober and contribute towards saving a life. The campaign is fun, hip and happening and involves Ambassadors […]