Amazon Prime members in US, UK, Germany and Austria will now be able to download movies and TV episodes to iOS and Android Platforms

Prime members can download movies and TV episodes to iPhones, iPads, Android phones and tablets and Fire devices at no additional charge Allows for offline viewing—on a plane, in a car, at the beach or wherever members want to watch Prime Video SEATTLE, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced that Prime members in […]

Macy’s launches collaboration with online fashion tech start-up Nineteenth Amendment on macys.com

NEW YORK, NY, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s (NYSE:M) today announced the launch of a collaboration with online fashion tech start-up company Nineteenth Amendment on macys.com. The exclusive partnership will expose Nineteenth Amendment’s stable of up-and-coming designers to Macy’s Millennial shoppers who will have the opportunity to purchase garments made on demand in the USA […]

Kesko’s Intersport Finland opened the world’s first Intersport RUN&FIT store at the Galeria mall in St. Petersburg

HELSINKI, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kesko-owned Intersport Finland Ltd has opened the world’s first Intersport RUN&FIT specialist store at the Galeria shopping mall in St. Petersburg. The new store concept opens up a new era for Intersport and supports the chain’s expansion into city centres and shopping malls with high customer flows. Specialist […]

Vodafone Spain will bring Netflix onto a Spanish TV platform for the first time

•Vodafone customers will be able to watch Netflix on their TV through Vodafone TV •Partnership with Netflix to make wide variety of entertainment, including exclusive series, films and documentaries, easily available through Vodafone TV Madrid, Spain, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vodafone Spain today announced an agreement that will bring Netflix, the world’s leading Internet […]

2015 LVMH Culture and Creation Young Talents Prize winner Audiane Cojean presented her sustainable fashion creations at the Green Showroom in Berlin

PARIS, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Audiane Cojean, winner of the 2015 LVMH Culture and Creation Young Talents Prize, presented her sustainable fashion creations at the Green Showroom in Berlin in July. Her participation in the event underlined her inventiveness and commitment. LVMH has for the past ten years provided active support for equal […]

H&M’s unique fair living wage strategy shows progress

H&M’s unique fair living wage strategy, launched in 2013, is showing progress on many fronts. This update describes our goals and achievements as well as work in progress and challenges. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — By testing and up-scaling the Fair Wage Method*, significant steps are taken towards creating improved pay structures […]

SONIC® Drive-In unveils new Ice Cream Cake Shakes and Ice Cream Cake Waffle Cones

Made with SONIC’s Real Ice Cream, SONIC Offers the Ultimate Cake Experience OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is giving cake fans across the nation another reason to celebrate any time of day or night with new Ice Cream Cake Shakes and Ice Cream Cake Waffle Cones. SONIC’s latest […]

Unibail-Rodamco closes the disposal of its stake in Comexposium to Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP

Paris, Amsterdam, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Further to the announcement made on March 31, 2015, about the entry into an agreement with Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP pursuant to which it offered to acquire Unibail-Rodamco’s 50% stake in Comexposium, and following the satisfaction of the conditions precedent, Unibail-Rodamco announces the closing of the disposal […]

NRF analysis shows how overtime expansion would impact nearly 1.7 million retail and restaurant workers

WASHINGTON, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Obama Administration has portrayed its proposal to expand the number of people covered by federal overtime rules as a means to bring extra pay to low-wage workers. But a new analysis conducted for the National Retail Federation shows that a far broader range of higher-ranking management and […]

NRF’s David French on Department of Labor’s decision not to extend overtime deadline

WASHINGTON, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French on the Labor Department’s decision to move forward with the Obama administration’s proposal to expand overtime, denying requests from business groups for an extension to the comment period: “Today’s announcement […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill makes it easier for students to find the food they love through partnership with Tapingo

New partnership enhances Chipotle’s delivery options; provides delivery access to students at 40 college campuses DENVER, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — As college students make their way back to school for another year, Chipotle Mexican Grill(NYSE: CMG) is making it easier for students to find the food they love, allowing more time for study and […]

7‑Eleven and DoorDash partner to provide on-demand delivery in five major metropolitan markets across US

Dallas, TX and Palo Alto, CA, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ —  7‑Eleven, Inc. and DoorDash today announced a partnership to provide on-demand delivery from participating 7‑Eleven stores in five major metropolitan markets across the US. Customers in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago can order products from their local 7‑Eleven stores starting today with delivery […]

ICSC Florida Conference & Deal Making conference: Florida’s retail engine is roaring

New York, NY, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week’s ICSC Florida Conference & Deal Making conference in Orlando shines the spotlight on a sizzling state that’s lately ascended to the nation’s third heaviest populated and its second most-active retail-development hub behind only Texas. ###

Wegmans Food Markets announced the management team of its newest store in Westwood

WESTWOOD, MA, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets today announced the management team of its newest store, located at 169 University Avenue in Westwood. The team has nearly 120 combined years of experience at Wegmans, and includes the Store Manager, Executive Chef, Pharmacy Manager and Area Managers who will each oversee various departments within […]

Whole Kids Foundation launches 2015 Growing Healthy Kids Campaign; aims to raise over $4 million for children’s nutrition

Whole Foods Market encourages consumers to invest in a healthier future for children through support of their foundation’s Growing Healthy Kids Campaign AUSTIN, TX, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Kids Foundation is launching the 2015 Growing Healthy Kids Campaign, which aims to raise over $4 million to inspire families and support schools related to children’s […]

40,000 sq ft Whole Foods Market Rocky River opens on Sept. 23

CLEVELAND, OH, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market Rocky River will open its doors on Sept. 23. The approximately 40,000-square-foot store is located at 19607 Detroit Road in Rocky River. When it opens, Whole Foods Market Rocky River will be the company’s ninth store in Ohio and the 47th store in its Mid-Atlantic Region. […]

Healthy check stand with fresh produce and healthy snacks opens at Macey’s Tooele in partnership with Bear River Valley Health Department

Providence UT, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Healthy check stand with fresh produce and healthy snacks opens at Macey’s Tooele in partnership with Bear River Valley Health Department WHAT: A healthy check stand featuring fresh produce and healthy snacks will officially open to the public September 1 at Macey’s Tooele in partnership with Bear River […]

New BESTSELLER FOUNDATION to provide equity and loans to help fight poverty in Africa, rural China and India

Brande, Denmark, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — A NEWLY ESTABLISHED FOUNDATION WILL PROVIDE LOANS AND EQUITY TO ENTREPRENEURS AND BUSINESSES THAT CAN HELP FIGHT POVERTY IN AFRICA, CHINA AND INDIA. Loans & investments to fight poverty Africa, rural China and India are home to extreme poverty, but they are also full of potential business cases […]

Dollar Tree Q2 fiscal 2015: 30th consecutive quarter of positive same-store sales

Sales increased to $3.01 billion and Same-Store Sales increased 2.7% Reaffirms estimate of $300 million in run-rate synergies by end of third year Company is progressing on Family Dollar integration plan CHESAPEAKE, Va., 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores, today reported results for […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to open its 13th store in Alabama and 626th store nationwide

Special Appearances by Skeet Reese and Gene Stallings PITTSBURGH, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its 13th store inAlabama and 626th store nationwide on Friday, September 11th at the Shoppe at Legacy Park inTuscaloosa, AL (1320 McFarland Boulevard). DICK’S […]

Full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer DICK’S Sporting Goods opens ts 14th store in Alabama

Special Appearance Sunday by Bobby Humphrey PITTSBURGH, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its 14th store inAlabama and 628th store nationwide on Friday, September 11th at Cullman Shopping Center inCullman, AL (1216 Cullman Shopping Center NW). DICK’S three-day grand […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to open its ninth store in Arizona on September 11

Special Appearance Saturday by Miles Simon PITTSBURGH, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its ninth store inArizona and 627th store nationwide on Friday, September 11th at Wilmot Plaza in Tucson, AZ(6327 East Broadway Boulevard). DICK’S three-day grand opening celebration […]

Sweden: ICA signed agreement with Fabege on new premises for its head office in Arenastaden in Solna, Stockholm

Solna, Sweden, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — ICA has signed an agreement with Fabege on new premises for its head office, in Arenastaden in Solna. This means that ICA’s employees who today work at various offices in Solna Business Park, in IT-huset in Sundbyberg, and in Apotek Hjärtat’s offices in Solna centrum, will be […]

Josephine Runquist won Lindex competition for future designers with her collection “Change in motion”

Gothenburg, Sweden, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — The winner for best design idea and collection has been chosen amongst the graduates from Borås School of Textiles. The graduation show and announcement of the winner was held at Fashion Week Stockholm. The winner is Josephine Runquist who took the prize with her collection ‘Change in […]

Lindex launches its first denim collection made in sustainable fibers produced with low impact processes reducing water and energy consumption

Gothenburg, Sweden, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lindex launches its first denim collection made in sustainable fibers produced with low impact processes reducing water and energy consumption. After initial environmental assessment on the collection to grade the environmental impact, the washing processes and recipes were optimized together with expertise from Spanish denim consultants Jeanologia. […]

E-tailer Zalando opened its new technology hub in Helsinki, Finland

Zalando has opened up its second technology hub outside of Germany with plans to create up to 200 jobs over the next few years Local team will focus on customer-facing products such as new fashion apps Expansion of the Tech Team in Dublin is on track, focusing on strong expertise in data science Growth of […]

Weis Markets purchased Nell’s Shur-Fine Market in Grandview Plaza in Hanover, PA

Store will be upgraded and reopen on Sunday September 20. Pharmacy and nearby Weis store will remain open during interim period Sunbury, PA, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets today announced it has completed the purchase of Nell’s Shur-Fine Market in Grandview Plaza in Hanover. This store will temporarily close while it is being converted […]

Kroger family of stores to hire 20,000 employees

LOS ANGELES, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ralphs Grocery Company, and the entire Kroger family of stores, will hold open interviews on Tues., Sept. 15, for all veterans and their family members. Ralphs is hiring to fill an estimated 1,000 positions in its stores. Nationwide, The Kroger Co. is hiring to fill an estimated […]

American Cheese Society: 20 Kroger associates and 8 Murray’s Cheese associates have been named Certified Cheese Professionals™

CINCINNATI, OH, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Murray’s Cheese announced today that 20 Kroger associates and eight Murray’s Cheese associates have been named Certified Cheese Professionals™ by the American Cheese Society. This breaks both company’s previous records of 13 Kroger associates and four Murray’s Cheese associates who achieved […]

Felix Kubat wird neuer Leiter von Coop City

Felix Kubat wird neuer Leiter von Coop City BASEL, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Per 1. September 2015 übernimmt Felix Kubat die Leitung von Coop City. Dank seiner langjährigen Berufserfahrung im Schweizer Detailhandel verfügt er über beste Voraussetzungen für die erfolgreiche Weiterentwicklung der 31 Coop City Verkaufsstellen. Nach 10 Jahren Tätigkeit als Leiter von […]