England’s Women’s World Cup star Lucy Bronze becomes the new face of Sainsbury’s Active Kids campaign

LONDON, 2015-10-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lucy Bronze has been named the new face of Sainsbury’s Active Kids campaign, a star from the recent England’s Women’s World Cup squad. The Man City and England defender joins existing ambassadors Daniel Sturridge, Ellie Simmonds and Jonnie Peacock to help inspire children to be active and stay […]

Lowe’s to donate $500,000 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief in response to the massive flooding in the Southeast

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2015-10-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — In response to the massive flooding in the Southeast, Lowe’s announced today it will donate $500,000 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Lowe’s is working with its national nonprofit partners to provide both immediate and long-term support to local communities in the Southeast. The donation to the […]

CVS Health announces that it is opening Hearing and Optical Centers in select CVS/pharmacy stores

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-10-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it is opening Hearing Centers in seven CVS/pharmacy stores in theDallas and Cleveland markets and will be providing optical services at CVS/pharmacy in five store locations around the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. market. “Hearing and optical services are a great fit with […]

The Home Depot® announces the appointment of Linda R. Gooden to the company’s board of directors independent

ATLANTA, 2015-10-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today announced the appointment of Linda R. Gooden to the company’s board of directors. Gooden will serve on the company’s Audit andLeadership Development and Compensation Committees. Her appointment gives the company 12 directors, 11 of whom are independent. Gooden, […]

Asda, Iceland, Morrisons and Waitrose to support the construction of new world class dementia research centre at UCL in London

LEEDS, England, 2015-10-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Asda, Iceland, Morrisons and Waitrose have joined together in a unique partnership to support an initiative that will make medical history. All four retailers have pledged funds from the new levy on single-use carrier bags to support the construction of a new world class dementia research centre […]

The National Retail Federation issues statement on completion of Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations

WASHINGTON, 2015-10-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French on completion of Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations: “Trade agreements are vital for American retailers large and small. They help merchants provide high-quality, low-cost goods to U.S. consumers, and provide new overseas market […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill announces the return of its popular Halloween fundraiser, Boorito

Customers are invited to add something “unnecessary” to their costumes to score a $3 burrito and to help raise $1 million for the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation DENVER, 2015-10-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced today the return of its longstanding and popular Halloween fundraiser, Boorito. On Saturday, October 31 between 5pm and […]

The Retail Industry Leaders Association responds to the conclusion of Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations

Arlington , VA, 2015-10-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) issued the following statement in response to news that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations have concluded and an agreement has been reached among the 12 participating Asia-Pacific nations, including the United States. “Retailers welcome today’s news and applaud U.S. Trade Representative Michael […]

Haggen files motions with and is seeking the approval of the bankruptcy court to establish global bid procedures

Bellingham, Wash., 2015-10-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Haggen today announced that it has filed motions with and is seeking the approval of the bankruptcy court to establish procedures for ongoing sales. The motions present global bidding procedures, stalking horse package bid procedures and a schedule of stores being sold. Haggen is seeking a court hearing […]

Publix Super Markets collects money for American Red Cross disaster relief to assist areas in Carolinas affected by severe weather

LAKELAND, Fla., 2015-10-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today Publix Super Markets established a program to offer its customers and associates a way to directly assist those areas in the Carolinas affected by recent severe weather. Customers may donate any amount by adding it to their grocery totals when checking out at Publix registers. Collected […]

Wegmans to open its fourth store in Massachusetts on October 11

WESTWOOD, MA, 2015-10-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ever think food shopping could be fun? Inspire you to try something new? Then stand by:  The fourth Wegmans store in Massachusetts, at 169 University Avenue (near I 95) in Westwood, is opening its doors to the public at 7 a.m. this Sunday, October 11.  That’s when 550 friendly, helpful […]

Rite Aid ready to help customers prepare for the hair-raising holiday

Saturday Holiday Gives Shoppers Opportunity to Dress-Up the Halloween Season with Last Minute Needs CAMP HILL, Pa., 2015-10-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — With nearly 4,600 convenient locations, Rite Aid is this year’s one-stop shop Halloween headquarters. From enchanting to frightful costumes, décor, candy and more, Rite Aid is ready to help customers prepare for the hair-raising […]

Taubman shopping centers to showcase special family-friendly experience in celebration for the upcoming release of ‘The Peanuts Movie’

Exclusive Halloween-themed TV lounge celebrates the upcoming release of ‘The Peanuts Movie’ debuting in theaters nationwide on November 6 BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., 2015-10-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of the upcoming release of ‘The Peanuts Movie,’ a special family-friendly experience and first-hand look at the 3D movie is being offered exclusively at six Taubman […]

CBL & Associates Properties and DreamWorks Animation bring the Ultimate Santa Adventure at Oak Park Mall; set to open on November 7

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2015-10-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE:CBL) today announced that it will host the Ultimate Santa Adventure at Oak Park Mall – A DreamWorks DreamPlace is a captivating and interactive Santa adventure for the entire family that is set to open to the public on Saturday, November 7. DreamWorks […]

Aftrap voor de kaartverkoop van het Allerhande Kerstfestival

Zaandam, Nederland, 2015-10-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kerstkransjes begin oktober? Het was even Kerst op Utrecht Centraal Station vandaag. Albert Heijn gaf de aftrap voor de kaartverkoop van het Allerhande Kerstfestival dat op 11, 12 en 13 december plaatsvindt in het Spoorwegmuseum in Utrecht. Om alvast in de kerststemming te komen werden er cadeaus uitgedeeld: […]

Field & Stream to open its fifth store in Pennsylvania and 19th store nationwide on October 15 at Capital City Mall in Camp Hill, PA

Event Includes Special Appearances, Hunt, Cast & Pitch Youth Challenge PITTSBURGH, 2015-10-6 — /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 fifth store in Pennsylvania and 19th store nationwide on Thursday, October 15th at Capital […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to open its 24th store in Texas on Oct 16 at Sunrise Mall in Brownsville, TX

Special Appearance Saturday by Darren Woodson PITTSBURGH, 2015-10-6 — /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 24th store in Texas and 636th store nationwide on Friday, October 16th at Sunrise Mall in Brownsville, TX (2370 North Expressway). DICK’S three-day grand opening celebration will […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to open its 6th store in New Hampshire on Oct 16 at The Mall at Rockingham Park in Salem, NH

Special Appearance Saturday by Troy Brown PITTSBURGH, 2015-10-6 — /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 sixth store in New Hampshire and 635th store nationwide on Friday, October 16th at The Mall at Rockingham Park in Salem, NH (77 Rockingham Boulevard). DICK’S three-day […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to open its 30th store in Virginia on Oct 16 at Battlefield Shopping Center in Leesburg, VA

Special Appearance Saturday by Darrell Green PITTSBURGH, 2015-10-6 — /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 30th store in Virginia and 634th store nationwide on Friday, October 16th at Battlefield Shopping Center in Leesburg, VA (1079 Edwards Ferry Road). DICK’S three-day grand opening […]