Phillips to bring modern and contemporary art to eBay’s community through eBay’s Live Auctions platform

San Jose, California, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay and Phillips are proud to announce a new partnership that unites the world’s most vibrant online marketplace with the contemporary art and design-focused international auction house. Through eBay’s live auctions platform, online buyers will gain access to Phillips highly regarded 20th Century and Contemporary Art, Design, […]

Sept. 1 named “eBay Day” in San Jose for eBay’s 20th anniversary

In honor of our company’s 20th anniversary, Sam Liccardo named Sept. 1 “eBay Day.” San Jose, California, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — In honor of our company’s 20th anniversary, “eBay Day” was officially announced at a City Council Chambers meeting in San Jose this week. Mayor Sam Liccardo presented eBay SVP and Chief Strategy Officer […]

Lowe’s Bob Hull and Mike McDermott to present at the Goldman Sachs 22nd Annual Global Retailing Conference in NY

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert F. Hull, Jr, chief financial officer, and Michael P. McDermott, chief merchandising officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs 22nd Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY. What: Presentation by Bob Hull and Mike McDermott at the Goldman Sachs […]

The Michaels Companies at the 22nd Annual Goldman Sachs Global Retailing Conference in New York City

IRVING, Texas, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MIK) today announced that it will participate in the 22nd Annual Goldman Sachs Global Retailing Conference, held at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. Chuck Sonsteby, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer, is currently scheduled to present on Thursday, September 10, […]

Seven-time GRAMMY® winner Carrie Underwood will be the headline act at the 2015 Belk Bowl this December

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Belk Bowl is thrilled to announce that superstar and seven-time GRAMMY® winner Carrie Underwood will be the headline act at the 2015 Belk Bowl this December. The 14th annual Belk Bowl will kick off at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 30 at the Bank of America […]

IKEA officially broke ground for its new, larger store in Burbank, California

BURBANK, CA, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — With company representatives, Burbank Mayor Bob Frutos, City Council members, local officials and community leaders on-hand, IKEA the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially broke ground where it is constructing a new, larger store in Burbank, California, less than one mile away from the company’s oldest store in […]

M&S launches new campaign across TV, print and digital platforms designed to put a spotlight on the unique quality and style of M&S products

LONDON, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — For Autumn 2015, M&S introduces ‘The Art of’ – a new campaign across TV, print and digital platforms designed to put a spotlight on the unique quality and style of M&S products. The new campaign uses a stylish and cutting edge format to celebrate the craftsmanship and fashion […]

H&M Conscious Foundation donates USD 500,000 to relief refugee crisis in Europe

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M Conscious Foundation has decided to donate USD 500,000 to support the organization UNHCR in their emergency relief work, offering refugees food, medical care and shelter as well as migration services. So far, this year, more than 300,000 refugees have fled across the Mediterranean from war, violence, […]

H&M: 18,000 tonnes of textiles collected globally as part of our Garment Collecting Initiative

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Our mission is to close the loop on fashion. By collecting old clothes and turn them into new updated styles, instead of letting them go to waste, we can completely change the way fashion is made. Since 2013, H&M customers worldwide CAN bring unwanted or worn out […]

H&M positive to the uniform minimum wage set in Myanmar

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — At H&M, we are positive to the uniform minimum wage that has been set by the Government. A uniform minimum wage across all industries is essential for the sustainable economic development not only for the textile industry but also for the country as a whole. H&M also […]

British Land named Regional Sector Leader for Europe/Diversified in 2015 GRESB global sustainability assessment of real estate portfolios

LONDON, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (September 3, 2015), British Land is pleased to announce its latest achievement as Regional Sector Leader for Europe/Diversified in the 2015 GRESB global sustainability assessment of real estate portfolios. This is the second year in a row that British Land has been ranked as a sector leader […]

CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo and CFO Dave Denton to speak at Morgan Stanley 2015 Global Healthcare Conference on Sep 17

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:  CVS) today announced that Larry Merlo, the company’s president and chief executive officer, and Dave Denton, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be speaking to investors at the Morgan Stanley 2015 Global Healthcare Conference on September 17, 2015. They are scheduled to speak at approximately 8:00 […]

CVS Health marks one year since it ended tobacco sales at CVS/pharmacy

New Data Shows Reduction in Cigarette Purchases Across All Retailers CVS Health and its Foundation Announce School-based Tobacco-prevention Program WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today marked the first anniversary of ending tobacco sales at CVS/pharmacy by releasing new data showing a measurable reduction in cigarette purchases over the […]

NCCR to Labor Department: plans to expand overtime eligibility would hit chain restaurant owners harder than other businesses

WASHINGTON, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Council of Chain Restaurants told the Labor Department today that the department’s proposal to expand overtime eligibility would hit its member companies harder than other businesses, requiring drastic changes in staffing structure, severely limiting promotion and career opportunities for would-be managers and possibly putting some restaurants […]

NRF to Labor Department: salary level recommended under a proposal to expand overtime is too high

WASHINGTON, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today told the Labor Department that the salary level recommended under a proposal to expand overtime is too high, and asked officials to use previous methodology that would result in a lower figure. NRF also said plans to automatically increase the number each year […]

RILA welcomed EPA’s proposals on waste management regulations related to retailers’ handling of unsold consumer products

Arlington, VA, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) welcomed two proposals from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Monday that update waste management regulations related to the handling of unsold consumer products by retailers. The EPA’s proposed Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements rules address compliance challenges for retailers stemming from the […]

Haggen filed lawsuit against Albertsons LLC and Albertsons Holdings LLC seeking more than $1 billion in damages

Complaint Alleges Albertsons Engaged in Coordinated and Systematic Efforts to Eliminate Competition in Violation of Federal Trade Commission Orders and Various Federal and State Laws Bellingham, Wash., 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Haggen, the West Coast regional grocer, today announced that the company has filed a lawsuit against Albertsons LLC and Albertsons Holdings LLC (“Albertsons”) seeking […]

Banana Republic and the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) to support emerging designers based in America

Timo Weiland is the first designer to collaborate with Banana Republic and CFDA on a limited-edition capsule for Spring 2016 New York, N.Y., 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Banana Republic and the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) are excited to announce a partnership dedicated to supporting emerging designers based in America who design and […]

Gap: August 2015 net sales flat compared with last year

SAN FRANCISCO, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today reported that net sales for the four-week period ended August 29, 2015 decreased 3 percent to $1.20 billion compared with net sales of $1.23 billion for the four-week period ended August 30, 2014. On a constant currency basis, August 2015 net sales were flat […]

L Brands reports 8 percent increase of its net sales for the four weeks ended Aug. 29, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — L Brands, Inc. (NYSE: LB) reported net sales of $826.0 million for the four weeks ended Aug. 29, 2015, an increase of 8 percent, compared to net sales of $765.3 million for the four weeks ended Aug. 30, 2014.  Comparable store sales increased 6 percent for the four […]

ShopRite brings its own line of super premium Italian gelato and sorbet to stores

Keasbey, New Jersey, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — ShopRite, which already has a wide selection of frozen fruit, vegetables, organic, gluten and natural items in the Frozen Aisle, brings its own line of super premium Italian gelato and sorbet to stores. Consumers can’t seem to get enough of ShopRite’s new pint-size Imported Gelato & Sorbet, […]

ShopRite and The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Foundation bring families back to the dinner table – one healthy meal at a time

Keasbey, New Jersey, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — ShopRite is joining forces with The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Foundation to bring families back to the dinner table — one healthy meal at a time. FMI Foundation’s National Family Meals Month in September is a month-long campaign that encourages consumers to turn to their local supermarket […]

X5 Retail Group’s Pyaterochka and Railway Trading Company to open near 300 stores in Russia by the end of 2019

MOSCOW, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer, announces the signing of a memorandum of cooperation between Pyaterochka, the Company’s proximity store chain, and Railway Trading Company (“RTC”). The joint project of launching of RTC-Pyaterochkabranded retail chain is intended to open near 300 stores in Russia. Olga Naumova […]

Rite Aid: same store sales in August increased 1.6 percent YoY

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today announced sales results for August. Monthly Sales For the five weeks ended Aug. 29, 2015, same store sales increased 1.6 percent over the prior-year period. August front-end same store sales increased 0.6 percent. Pharmacy same store sales, which included an approximate […]

Associated Food Stores participate in Pandemic Preparedness Exercise with CDC and NACCHO

Salt Lake City Based Grocer Participates in Pandemic Preparedness Exercise with CDC and NACCHO Salt Lake City, UT, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Associated Food Stores is improving their emergency preparedness procedures in its pharmacies. The Salt Lake City based grocer partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Association of County […]

Taubman Centers announced regular quarterly dividend of $0.565 per share of common stock

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.565 per share of common stock. The common dividend is payable September 30, 2015, to shareholders of record on September 15, 2015. The Board of Directors also declared quarterly dividends of […]

PIXI by Petra launches its skin perfector Glow Tonic for the first time in the US exclusively at Target

Minneapolis, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — From its famous London boutique to the makeup artist who created it, PIXI by Petra has a loyal following that swears by its glow-getting products. Makeup artist Petra Strand created the line of natural, skin-illuminating, eye-opening and pout-perfecting products to allow women to attain a fresh and youthful […]