Learn the 4 steps of tasting coffee inside the Starbucks Coffee Cupping Room in the company’s Seattle headquarters

SEATTLE, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — On National Coffee Day, step inside the Starbucks Coffee Cupping Room in the company’s Seattle headquarters to learn the four steps of tasting coffee. Click play, and listen to the audio story while enjoying your first cup of the day. Four Steps of Tasting Coffee: Always smell a coffee before you taste it. […]

Carrefour gives its customers and stakeholders a look behind the scenes at its stores

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — This is the first time anything like this has been done in France: a major retailer is giving its customers and stakeholders a look behind the scenes at its stores. This event – branded “J’optimisme – behind the scenes” will run from 5 to 11 October at Carrefour […]

Macy’s will put the power of pink to work this October in the fight against breast cancer

Macy’s stores and macys.com support the fight against breast cancer with pink product from the Ralph Lauren Pink Pony line and many more beloved brands NEW YORK, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — This October, Macy’s will put the power of pink to work through an inspirational and fashionable campaign that draws attention, heightens awareness and raises […]

Graduate schemes at John Lewis Partnership open for applications on 1 October

LONDON, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last year the Partnership received 15,000 applications for its graduate schemes, which this year will have an increased focus on IT – a growing area that underpins the omni-channel growth of the business. The five schemes are split across the John Lewis, Waitrose, and John Lewis Partnership divisions of […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance will release its fiscal 2015 fourth quarter and full year earnings on 28 October

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) will release its fiscal 2015 fourth quarter and full year earnings results at 7 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday, 28 October 2015, followed by a one-hour conference call with Walgreens Boots Alliance management beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. The conference call will be […]

LVMH and HEC Paris business school to create the Chair for General Management and Retail Excellence

PARIS, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — LVMH and the HEC Paris business school have signed a partnership agreement to create the Chair for General Management and Retail Excellence, a teaching and research program dedicated to luxury brand management. Leaders in their respective fields with strong ties through the talents they recruit and train, LVMH and […]

EROSKI y Gureak abrirán el primer supermercado de España gestionado integramente por personas con discapacidad

El supermercado franquiciado EROSKI/city abrirá sus puertas al público en Azpeitia (Gipuzkoa) el próximo 15 de octubre La iniciativa de innovación social persigue generar nuevas oportunidades de empleabilidad e integración de estas personas, así como visibilizar sus diversas capacidades y aptitudes Elorrio, Elorrio, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI y el GUREAK trabajan en un proyecto […]

10 Nectar points for every litre of fuel purchased at Sainsbury’s, 1-31 October

LONDON, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — From Thursday 1st until Saturday 31st October, customers can collect 10 Nectar points for every litre of fuel purchased at Sainsbury’s, simply by filling up and swiping their Nectar card. This is the equivalent of five pence off per litre and gives Sainsbury’s customers great value for money, following […]

Sainsbury’s: Legislation in England to introduce a levy on single-use plastic bags for all large retailers

LONDON, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 5th October, legislation will come into force in England introducing a levy on single-use plastic bags for all large retailers, including Sainsbury’s. Of course this has been happening for some time in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, so many of our customers are already familiar with how this […]

Belk to hire 5,800 seasonal employees to support locations throughout the company’s 16-state footprint during the holiday season

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk, Inc. is hiring an additional 5,800 seasonal employees to support locations throughout the company’s 16-state footprint during the holiday season. Four-thousand employees will be hired to assist with sales floor functions such as selling, straightening and folding, maintaining fitting rooms, etc. The other 1,800 positions will be […]

Marks & Spencer and Breast Cancer Now plan to prevent 9,000 cases of breast cancer a year by 2025

Marks & Spencer and Breast Cancer Now unveil plans to help prevent 9,000 cases of breast cancer a year by 2025 LONDON, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) today launches a new partnership with Breast Cancer Now which aims to raise £13 million over the next five years in a bid to […]

H&M welcomes the new co-operation between the Swedish and Bangladeshi governments and the UN’s ILO

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — We welcome the new co-operation between the Swedish and Bangladeshi governments and the UN body ILO. It aims at strengthening the relation between the actors in the labor market and promoting social dialogue in the Bangladeshi textile industry. These are important ambitions and in line with H&M’s already […]

Global Citizen Festival: H&M Conscious Foundation joined forces with world leaders, artists and activists to support the new Global Goals

During the festivities around the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on Saturday the H&M Conscious Foundation joined forces with world leaders, artists and activists to support the new Global Goals. The Foundation committed to giving 45,000 of the poorest people in India access to clean water and toilets, through a partnership with Practical Action. […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill restored most of its pork supply and again serves Carnitas in 90 percent of its restaurants

New Supplier Enables Chipotle to Return Popular Menu Item to Restaurants around the Country DENVER, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today announced that it has restored most of its pork supply and is again serving Carnitas in 90 percent of its restaurants. The company expects to have Carnitas back in all […]

The Nipawin Business Improvement District’s (BID) vision of a new town square won the Co-op Community Spaces contest

Nipawin, Canada, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Thanks to an outpouring of public support — and a $25,000 prize from Co-op Community Spaces — the town of Nipawin is well on its way to making its downtown an exciting and vibrant destination for visitors and locals alike. The Nipawin Business Improvement District’s (BID) vision of a […]

National Association of Convenience Stores, Tyson Foods, Inc. to donate truckload of protein to Three Square Food Bank in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nev., 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tyson Foods, Inc. and the National Association of Convenience Stores partnered today to donate a truckload of protein to Three Square Food Bank in Las Vegas to help eliminate hunger in southern Nevada. Three Square, which serves Clark, Esmeralda, Lincoln and Nye counties, will distribute the donated […]

Gap CEO Art Peck announced significant Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action to advance the lives of 1 million women by 2020

By sharing its proprietary P.A.C.E program with other organizations, company seeks to harness collective action for the advancement of women throughout the world NEW YORK, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Art Peck, chief executive officer of Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS), announced today a significant Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action to advance the lives of […]

Apple OS X® El Capitan will be available on Sep 30 as a free update for Mac users

Refined Experience and Improved Performance Make Your Mac Better than Ever CUPERTINO, California, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple® today announced that OS X® El Capitan, the latest major release of the world’s most advanced desktop operating system, will be available on Wednesday, September 30 as a free update for Mac® users. El Capitan builds on […]

Apple: 13 million new iPhone® 6s and iPhone 6s Plus models sold in just three days

iPhone Available in 40 Additional Countries Beginning Friday, October 9 CUPERTINO, California, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple® today announced it has sold more than 13 million new iPhone® 6s and iPhone 6s Plus models, a new record, just three days after launch. iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be available in more than […]

Odd and misshapen produce now available for Halloween at select Fresh Market, Dan’s and Macey’s locations

Celebrate Halloween with Strange and Disfigured Produce Unusually-shaped “Misfit” produce now sold in local grocery stores Salt Lake City, Utah, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Available now and just in time for Halloween, select Fresh Market, Dan’s and Macey’s locations will sell produce that’s best described as odd or misshapen—Robinson Fresh and local grocers endearingly refer […]

Ingles Markets declared quarterly cash dividend

ASHEVILLE, N.C., 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMKTA) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.165 (sixteen and one-half cents) per share on all its Class A Common Stock and $0.15 (fifteen cents) per share on all its Class B Common Stock.  This is an annual rate of $0.66 and […]

Wincor Nixdorf presents expanded postal portfolio and new solutions for counter automation and self-service at POST-EXPO 2015 in Paris

Paderborn, Germany, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf is presenting a significantly expanded postal portfolio and new solutions for counter automation and self-service at POST-EXPO 2015, which begins today in Paris. The company has provided solutions to postal service and logistics companies for more than two decades and meanwhile supports postal customers in around […]

Elise Masurel, Daniela Iancu Lauret and Louis Bonelli join Klépierre, a leading shopping center property company in Europe

PARIS, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Elise Masurel, Daniela Iancu Lauret and Louis Bonelli will combine their expertises and spirit of initiative to valorize the retail offering, the customer experience, and the marketing approach implemented by the shopping centers of the Group. Elise Masurel, Group Head of Marketing Elise Masurel’s main responsibilities will be to […]

QVC, NBC’s TODAY in quest for the next big product to be sold on QVC

QVC and TODAY Celebrate the Spirit of Imagination and Innovation through Country-Wide Search for New Inventions WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Having trouble turning your idea into a reality? Take notes, as nine budding entrepreneurs take center stage this week to showcase their innovative inventions on TODAY’s Next Big Thing, a collaboration between […]

Field & Stream to open its 3rd store in North Carolina and 17th store nationwide on October 8th

Event Includes Special Appearances, Hunt, Cast & Pitch Youth Challenge PITTSBURGH, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Field & Stream, a specialty retail concept carrying the best brands to meet the evolving needs of hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts, will be opening its third store in North Carolina and 17th store nationwide on Thursday, October 8th […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to open its 33rd store in North Carolina and 633rd store nationwide

Special Appearance Saturday by Thomas Davis PITTSBURGH, 2015-9-29 — /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 33rd store in North Carolina and 633rd store nationwide on Friday, October 9th at the Shoppes at Summit Park in Salisbury, NC (125 Tingle Drive). DICK’S […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to open its fourth All-American Sports Center on October 8th at Market Place Shopping Center, in Champaign, IL

DICK’S Sporting Goods and Field & Stream retail stores to open under one roof PITTSBURGH, 2015-9-29 — /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 fourth All-American Sports Center on Thursday, October 8th at Market Place Shopping Center, in Champaign, IL (2000 North […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of its relocated store at Dewitt Commons in Dewitt, NY

Celebration to Take Place on Sunday, October 11th   PITTSBURGH, 2015-9-29 — /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 relocated store this week at Dewitt Commons in Dewitt, NY (3469 Erie Boulevard East). DICK’S will be celebrating the Grand Re-Opening beginning at […]