Dairy Queen® opens the Du Quoin DQ Grill & Chill® restaurant located at 912 S. Washington Street

New restaurant serves up Dairy Queen® iconic soft-serve treats, flavorful foods and the new DQ Bakes!™ menu. Du Quoin, Ill., 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Dairy Queen® system is pleased to announce the opening of the Du Quoin DQ Grill & Chill® restaurant located at 912 S. Washington Street. This location is the newest Dairy […]

Dairy Queen® opens the Lone Tree DQ® Treat store at 8401 Park Meadows Center Drive in the Park Meadows mall

New location offers soft-serve treats and Orange Julius® products. Lone Tree, Colo., 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Dairy Queen® system is pleased to announce the opening of the Lone Tree DQ® Treat store located at 8401 Park Meadows Center Drive in the Park Meadows mall. This location is the newest Dairy Queenrestaurant in a family […]

Dairy Queen® opens its newest Texas DQ® restaurant in Rowlett located at 4510 Lake View Parkway

New restaurant serves up Dairy Queen® iconic soft-serve treats, flavorful foods and Orange Julius® offerings. Rowlett, Texas, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Dairy Queen® system is pleased to announce the opening of the newest Texas DQ® restaurant located at 4510 Lake View Parkway. The 2,900 square-foot restaurant can seat 70 guests inside and offers a […]

Baker by Ted Baker shoe collection for kids in stores and online at Debenhams.com this Autumn

LONDON, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Launching in stores and online at Debenhams.com this Autumn, the new seven-piece footwear collection comprises eye-catching glitter, digital prints, stylish bows and rose gold detailing for the girls. From beautiful Mary Janes, ballet pumps and ankle boots, these shoes are set to transform any outfit into the perfect party-ready […]

Pick ‘n Pay: Mushrooms in pink punnets support the fight against breast cancer

Cape Town, South Africa, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — All women are affected by breast cancer but with advances in science, women today have a better chance of surviving ‐ the key is finding the cancer early. Detection is aided by awareness, and we’re more aware when we know the facts. In South Africa, breast […]

South Africa: uShaka Sea World strongly condemns drive fisheries and the inhumane slaughter of dolphins

Cape Town, South Africa, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Many people are understandably concerned about the inhumane killing of dolphins that occurs during the Japanese drive fisheries. As animal advocates, we share your concern. Be assured that uShaka Sea World strongly condemns drive fisheries and the inhumane slaughter of dolphins. We do not support, fund […]

Pick n Pay supports positive change in fisheries and aquaculture operations

Our commitment to seafood sustainability Cape Town, South Africa, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — As one of the largest retailers and a significant role player in the South African seafood industry, Pick n Pay supports positive change in fisheries and aquaculture operations. We were the first retailer in African to commit to transforming our fresh, […]

Sean Skelley appointed President Home Services at Sears Holdings Corporation

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) today announced the appointment of Sean Skelley as president, Home Services. In his new role with the company, Skelley will be accountable for all aspects of the company’s Home Services business. Skelley’s background includes over 20 years with Best Buy Co. Inc., where […]

U.S. EPA presented Stater Bros. Markets with its GreenChill Partnership’s “Best Emissions Rate” award

Company maintained lowest corporate-wide refrigerant emissions rate for third year in a row San Bernardino, California, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently presented Stater Bros. Markets with its GreenChill Partnership’s “Best Emissions Rate” award. The honor recognizes the supermarket chain for maintaining the lowest corporate-wide refrigerant emissions rate among large […]

The TJX Companies Board of Directors to elect Ernie Herrman CEO

The TJX Companies, Inc. Announces CEO Succession Plan; Ernie Herrman to Be Named CEO; Carol Meyrowitz to Become Executive Chairman FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX), the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a […]

SSP: Finnish chef Matti Jämsen will create a new menu for the Fly Inn Restaurant & Deli at Helsinki Airport

Collaboration with leading Finnish chef and opening of new iconic café at Helsinki Airport LONDON, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, is to kick off a number of enhancements to the passenger experience with an innovative collaboration with leading Finnish chef Matti […]

Migros: JOWA backt mit nachhaltigem Palmöl

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Kuchen- und Pizzateige sowie die Guetsli von der JOWA-Bäckerei werden nur noch mit nachhaltigem Palmöl gebacken. Das Generation-M-Palmölversprechen ist auf Kurs. Seit Jahren setzt sich die Migros dafür ein, dass für den Anbau des begehrten Rohstoffes Palmöl keine Regenwälder mehr gerodet werden. Das erklärte Ziel ist […]

Nordstrom opened the doors to its new, relocated store at Del Amo Fashion Center

SEATTLE, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading fashion specialty retailer Nordstrom, Inc.opened the doors to its new, relocated store at Del Amo Fashion Center today. The two-level, 138,000 square-foot store features the latest interior and exterior design concepts, a full-service restaurant and bar, new apparel departments and an enhanced beauty experience. The store is […]

Tesco the first UK supermarket to guarantee customers they will never pay more for their branded shop compared with other leading supermarkets

Research reveals UK shoppers could be missing out on hundreds of millions of pounds in annual savings CHESHUNT, England, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today become the first UK supermarket to offer an immediate price match at tills, guaranteeing to customers they will never pay more for their branded shop compared with other […]

Starbucks Foundation awarded $200,000 to three Canadian charitable organizations focused on providing support for disadvantaged youth

TORONTO,   2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Canada is announcing $200,000 in Starbucks Foundation ‘Opportunity for Youth’ grants, awarded to three Canadian charitable organizations which are focused on providing support for disadvantaged and disconnected youth. In Canada, youth unemployment rates are more than double the national average.* Starbucks is working with some of the country’s top youth organizations to […]

Macy’s, Inc. sells the top four floors of its downtown Seattle store to controlled affiliate of Starwood Capital Group

CINCINNATI, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today announced it has sold the top four floors (levels five through eight) of underutilized space in its downtown Seattle store, located at 300 Pine Street, to a controlled affiliate of Starwood Capital Group to be converted to office use. The Macy’s store will remain open and […]

CVS Health expands national partnership with the Arthritis Foundation to help advance arthritis advocacy, research and patient support

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today, in advance of World Arthritis Day on October 12, the expansion of a national partnership with the Arthritis Foundation to help advance arthritis advocacy, research and patient support. As part of the partnership, CVS/specialty, the specialty pharmacy of CVS Health, will be […]

EPA named The Home Depot® 2015 WaterSense® Sustained Excellence award winner

Communications and expanding product assortment lead to third straight recognition for Home Depot ATLANTA, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) named The Home Depot® a 2015 WaterSense® Sustained Excellence award winner. The Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, was honored for the third consecutive year for its […]

NRF and Hackett Associates: Import cargo volume expected to increase 3.3 % this month as retailers make final preparations for the holiday season

WASHINGTON, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 3.3 percent this month over the same time last year as retailers make final preparations for the holiday season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation […]

The National Retail Federation agrees with FBI warning that new chip-based credit cards are safer but need PIN to minimize risk of fraud

WASHINGTON, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today said it agreed with a warning from the FBI that new chip-based credit cards are safer than traditional cards but still vulnerable to fraud and need to be used with a PIN instead of a signature to minimize risk. “What the FBI is saying […]

Co-op Refinery Complex (CRC) and Sherwood Co-op donates Thanksgiving supplies to Souls Harbour Rescue Mission

Saskatoon, Canada, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The call went out to the community and the Co-op Refinery Complex (CRC) and Sherwood Co-op answered. With a week to go before Thanksgiving, Souls Harbour Rescue Mission in Regina was still short on food to feed 750 people in need a Thanksgiving meal. “As we approach Thanksgiving, […]

Overwaitea Food Group promotes Brenda Kirk to VP, Centre of Store Merchandising

Langley, B.C., 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — To ensure that Centre of Store Merchandising is appropriately supported through the company’s anticipated growth and expansion, Overwaitea Food Group (OFG) President Darrell Jones has promoted Brenda Kirk to Vice President, Centre of Store Merchandising. In this capacity, Brenda holds responsibility for all Centre of Store merchandising deliverables […]

NACS President and CEO Henry Armour welcomed attendees at the 2015 NACS Show

LAS VEGAS, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The NACS Show is so important to the industry that it’s almost unimaginable to not attend it, noted NACS President and CEO Henry Armour, welcoming attendees at the 2015 NACS Show opening general session. “Whether you are attending your first NACS Show, or whether it’s your 30th NACS Show, […]

Whole Foods Market opens new 128,000-square-foot distribution center in Vernon, California

128,000-square-foot facility features updated energy efficiency, water savings and state-of-the-art innovations LOS ANGELES, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market celebrated the opening of its new state-of-the-art distribution center Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 5000 Pacific Blvd, in Vernon, California. The 128,000-square-foot distribution center has nearly 100 full-time team members and serves the company’s 56 stores in […]

Giant Food, the Baltimore Ravens, P&G, Dannon, and Marva Maid Dairy support the nation’s largest in-school nutrition and physical activity program Fuel Up to Play 60

Landover, Md., 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Giant Food, the Baltimore Ravens, P&G, Dannon, and Marva Maid Dairy, are teaming for a third year to support the National Dairy Council and the NFL’s Fuel Up to Play 60 program. Fuel Up to Play 60, the nation’s largest in-school nutrition and physical activity program, was […]

Philippines: Now part of the SM Markets family, Cherry Foodarama Shaw and Congressional reopen their doors on Oct 13 and 15, 2015

PASAY CITY, PHILIPPINES, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — After months of waiting, Cherry Shaw and Cherry Congressional are finally reopening their doors on October 13 and October 15, 2015 respectively, with a renewed enthusiasm to serve. Having served as main grocery stores for residents within their areas for decades, the two Cherry stores have […]

Harris Teeter recognized by EPA’s GreenChill Partnership with two honors – Most Improved Emission Rate and Superior Goal Achievement Awards

Company Receive Most Improved Emission Rate Award & Superior Goal Achievement Award Matthews, NC, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) GreenChill Partnership with two honors – the Most Improved Emission Rate Award and the Superior Goal Achievement Award. The Most Improved Emission Rate Award […]