7‑Eleven starts the fall season strong with a weeklong “Share a Slurpee” drink offer

Buy a Slurpee®, Get a FREE Slurpee to Share at 7‑Eleven® Stores Sept. 14-20 DALLAS, 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven®’s “Hundred Days of Summer” may have officially ended Labor Day Weekend, but Slurpee®season lasts all year long. And the world’s largest convenience retailer is starting the fall season strong with a weeklong “Share a Slurpee” […]

Best Buy and teen mentors to help seniors connect with technology

Washington, D.C., 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Best Buy recently joined forces with two nonprofits in Washington, D.C., to help older adults connect with technology — often for the very first time — with teen mentors by their side. The company, along with Cyber-Seniors and the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington, brought […]

Lawson starts new services for UnionPay card holders to improve convenience for foreign tourists

Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo, 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lawson, Inc. will start new services for holders of the UnionPay card which is widely used in mainland China to improve convenience for foreign tourists. From September 24th, 2015, customers can pay by UnionPay credit card at all Lawson stores in Japan (12,195 stores as of Aug 31, […]

CBRE report: retail and hotel sectors prospered in energy-dependent markets

New CBRE report finds retail and hotel sectors have prospered in energy-dependent markets, while adverse impacts in the office sector have been limited to a handful of key submarkets Los Angeles, 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — After a year of sliding and volatile oil prices, the commercial real estate fallout in energy markets is mixed […]

Albert Heijn: twee prijzen ontvangen voor de online activiteiten: 1) Logistieke Webshop van het Jaar 2015 2) Webshopaward

Zaandam, Netherlands, 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn heeft twee prijzen ontvangen voor de online activiteiten. Naast Logistieke Webshop van het Jaar werd Albert Heijn bij de ABN-AMRO Webshopawards winnaar in de categorie supermarkten. Logistieke Webshop van het Jaar 2015 De award Logistieke Webshop van het Jaar is in 2011 in het leven geroepen […]

REWE Group baut ihre Hilfe für Flüchtlinge in Deutschland und Österreich

-Erstversorgung mit Nahrungsmitteln, Hygiene- und Drogerieartikeln sowie Winterkleidung -500.000 Euro-Spende an die Flüchtlingshilfe der österreichischen Caritas -Caparros kündigt mittel- und langfristige Maßnahmen zur Integration von Flüchtlingen an Köln, 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die REWE Group baut ihre Hilfe für Flüchtlinge weiter aus und unterstützt Hilfsorganisationen in Deutschland und Österreich bei der Erstversorgung von […]

The Co-operative food launches its Local Fund; calls on local causes to apply by Wednesday, 7 October

MANCHESTER, England, 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Good causes across Scotland are set to “bag” a funding boost of more than £750,000 as The Co-operative today (Wednesday, 16 September) launches its Local Fund to share the money raised through carrier bag charges and sales in its food stores. The community retailer is calling on local […]

Seven & i Holdings Co. on track to achieve a record high profit over the full year

TOKYO, Japan, 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd. forecasts a new record high in consolidated operating income for the first half of the fiscal year ending February 29, 2016, and is aiming to achieve a record high profit over the full year. To achieve sustainable growth, the Seven & […]

Österreichweiten BILLA Nachhaltigkeitsinitiative: Seniorenvormittage in Leondinger BILLA Filiale

Wiener Neudorf / Leonding, Österreich, 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Im Zuge der österreichweiten BILLA Nachhaltigkeitsinitiative hat sich die Leondinger Filiale in der Remisenstraße 1/Haidfeldstraße einen Kundenservice der besonderen Art einfallen lassen. Im Zeitraum von April bis August assistierten an jedem ersten Donnerstagvormittag des Monats BILLA Mitarbeiter älteren Menschen bei ihrem Einkauf. Unter den […]

Cheryl Burke collection appears in public service announcements for QVC Presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale”

Motivated athlete and designer of the cee bee CHERYL BURKE collection appears in public service announcements for QVC Presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale” WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — As all women know, there is a pair of shoes for any and every occasion. This October, Cheryl Burke is lacing up to support […]

Kingfisher supporting partner of the Specsavers everywoman in Retail Ambassadors’ ceremony

LONDON, 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kingfisher plc is a supporting partner of the Specsavers everywoman in Retail Ambassadors’ ceremony being held tonight at Claridges in central London. The everywoman in Retail Ambassador Programme each year recognises 12 outstanding women in retail. The Ambassadors are at all stages of their careers and include high-performers, those who […]

Cold Stone Creamery UAE won Superbrands® Excellence in Branding Award for 2015

Cold Stone Creamery Named for Excellence in Branding SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cold Stone Creamery® (www.ColdStoneCreamery.com) is excited to announce the Master Franchisee of the Middle East region, Apparel FZCO, has been presented with the well-regarded Superbrands® Excellence in Branding Award for 2015. The company has now received the award for […]

PVH: Van Heusen launches the Flex Collar men’s dress-shirt designed with exclusive technology

NEW YORK, 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH), the owner of the Van Heusen brand, today announced the launch of the Flex Collarmen’s dress-shirt designed with exclusive technology to provide men with an additional half inch of expanding collar comfort without wrinkling or compromising the collar structure. “We believe the Flex Collarshirt will be […]

Staples named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the 12th year in a row

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the 12th year in a row. Staples was once again recognized for its continued journey toward sustainability leadership. A leading global benchmark for corporate sustainability, the annual Dow Jones Sustainability Indices […]

Zalando will start construction of its fourth self-operating logistics center in Germany

Construction planned to start in October 2015, test operations will begin in autumn 2016 Zalando to create up to 1,000 new jobs Focus on markets in South Germany, Switzerland and France BERLIN, 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zalando, the leading online platform for fashion in Europe, will start construction of its fourth self-operating logistics […]

Dion Rooney appointed Executive Vice President HBC Digital

TORONTO, 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hudson’s Bay Company is pleased to announce today the appointment of Dion Rooney to Executive Vice President, HBC Digital. Mr. Rooney will be responsible for leading the HBC Digital business and delivering an exceptional online experience across all banners. Mr. Rooney joins HBC’s Executive Leadership Team and will report directly […]

Former Nell’s location in the Grandview Plaza in Hanover will reopen as a Weis Markets’ store on September 20

Upgraded store has expanded variety and now offers online shopping with in-store pick-up Sunbury and Hanover, PA,  2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Sunday September 20 at 6am, the former Nell’s location in the Grandview Plaza in Hanover will reopen as a Weis Markets’ store, replacing its existing unit on South Baltimore Street which closes permanently […]

TJX Companies announced $.21 per share quarterly dividend on its common stock

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) today announced the declaration of a quarterly dividend on its common stock of $.21 per share payable December 3, 2015, to shareholders of record on November 12, 2015. About The TJX Companies, Inc. The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price retailer of […]

H‑E‑B adds the newest Spur, LaMarcus Aldridge, to its award‑winning television commercials

SAN ANTONIO, TX, 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — H‑E‑B today announced the addition of the newest Spur, LaMarcus Aldridge, to the retailer’s award‑winning television commercials. LaMarcus will join the line‑up alongside teammates Kawhi Leonard, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Tim Duncan. The commercials may also include other surprise appearances by other players this year. “Like his […]

Paul N. Hopkins and Kenneth I. Tuchman join Smart & Final Stores board of directors

COMMERCE, Calif., 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: SFS) today announced the elections of Paul N. Hopkins and Kenneth I. Tuchman to its board of directors (the “Board”), effective today. Dave Hirz, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “I’m pleased that Paul and Ken are joining our […]

The Home Depot announced three facility openings to support its online business

Other openings include technology center and online customer service facility ATLANTA, 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today announced three facility openings to support its online business, information technology transformation and overall interconnected retail strategy. Today, the company will officially open its third and largest of three […]

Ralphs Grocery Company re-opened its newest remodeled store in Westwood Village

WESTWOOD, Calif., 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ralphs Grocery Company has announced the grand re-opening of its newest remodeled store at 10861 Le Conte in Westwood Village on Friday, September 18. To celebrate, Ralphs is hosting a grand re-opening ribbon cutting on September 18 at 8 a.m. The new store at 10861 Le Conte […]

Kroger announced 10.5¢ per share quarterly dividend

CINCINNATI, 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co.’s (NYSE: KR) Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of 10.5¢ per share to be paid on December 1, 2015, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 13, 2015. In June, Kroger’s Board raised the quarterly dividend by approximately […]

Toys“R”Us to hire 40,000 employees as the company prepares for another busy holiday shopping season

Holiday Workforce to Join Seasoned #ToyExperts to Staff Company’s Stores and Distribution Centers Across the Country, Helping Fulfill Gift-Givers’ Needs; Dedicated Holiday Hiring Website, Toysrusinc.com/careers/holiday, Serves As One-Stop Shop for Career Information WAYNE, NJ, 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today announced plans to hire 40,000 employees at its stores and distribution centers throughout the country […]

Join Angara’s 10th Anniversary Celebrations

A decade of fine jewelry at the #1 Gemstone Destination Los Angeles, CA , 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Angara.com turns 10 this September and is celebrating the occasion with a makeover: a brand new 10 th Anniversary special logo and a more interactive user interface to serve customers – old and new – alike. […]