Ross Stores announces the opening of 19 Ross Dress for Less® and 7 dd’s DISCOUNTS® stores across 14 different states in Sep and Oct

Added 90 Total Stores in 2015 DUBLIN, Calif., 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ross Stores today announced the opening of 19 Ross Dress for Less® (“Ross”) and seven dd’s DISCOUNTS® stores across 14 different states in September and October. These new locations complete the Company’s 2015 expansion plans to add a total of 90 […]

Schnucks hosts job fair to fill positions across the Evansville area; will hold open interviews at Holiday Inn Evansville Airport until Oct 23

EVANSVILLE, Ind., 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — If you are interested in starting a new career, looking for a career change or just want to supplement your income, Schnucks might be the answer for you. Schnucks is hosting a job fair to fill positions across the Evansville area including the Darmstadt location scheduled to open later this […]

Schnucks will host job fair to fill positions across the St. Louis metropolitan area on Oct 14 at Holiday Inn Southwest

ST. LOUIS, 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — If you are hoping to start a new career, looking for a career change or just want to supplement your income, Schnucks might be the answer for you. On Wednesday, Oct. 14, Schnucks is hosting a job fair to fill positions across the St. Louis metropolitan area. From […]

Staples and Office Depot mutually agreed with the FTC to extend the review period for the Office Depot acquisition

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples and Office Depot today announced that they have mutually agreed with the Federal Trade Commission to extend the review period for the Office Depot acquisition. Under the terms of the agreement, the FTC has agreed to issue its decision regarding this transaction by December 8, 2015. “We’re pleased […]

Techstars METRO Accelerator announces the start-ups taking part in its programme

Techstars METRO Accelerator supports Digital Transformation in restaurants, hotels and catering companies Eleven international startup teams are moving to Berlin for three months New technologies help independent entrepreneurs from the hospitality industry develop their business Düsseldorf, Germany, 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Techstars METRO Accelerator opens its doors today and announces the start-ups taking part […]

New York nail artist Casey Danton Nails the Look of Starbucks Fall Cups

SEATTLE, 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — When a Starbucks designer sketched fall leaves to decorate the company’s iconic white cups, he didn’t know the result would end up inspiring another artist nearly 3,000 miles away. Jimmy Balch, a Seattle-based senior designer for store promotions at Starbucks, was asked to create paper cup artwork for those […]

Sainsbury’s extends its British lamb season until at least January 2016

LONDON, 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has committed to extend its British lamb season until at least January 2016. The announcement will help make the most of the increased availability of stock this season while reassuring its farmers affected by low prices. For customers, it means more great quality British lamb will be […]

BRC-KPMG: UK retail sales increased 2.6% in Sep 2015 vs the same month 2014

– UK retail sales increased 2.6% on a like-for-like basis from September 2014, when they had decreased 2.1% on the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 3.9%, against a 0.8% fall in September 2014. This is the fastest growth since January 2014, excluding Easter distortions. Adjusted for the BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index […]

BRC-KPMG: Non-Food products sales online in UK grew 14.2% in September

– Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 14.2% in September versus a year earlier, when it had risen by 8.2% over the previous year, the second-slowest growth of 2014. This is ahead of the 12-month average of 12.1%. – In September 2015, Online sales represented 17.7% of total Non-Food sales, against 17.2% […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill announces the appointment of Curt Garner as CIO

Starbucks’ Curt Garner to Join Chipotle Management Team as the Company’s First CIO DENVER, 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced that it has hired Curt Garner as chief information officer. Garner, who held the same position at Starbucks Coffee Corporation, will join Chipotle effective November 23, 2015, and become the […]

NACS Show: U-Gas and Tri Star Services to expand healthier options across their stores

WASHINGTON, DC, 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama to make healthier choices easier for busy parents and families, today announced that U-Gas, home of GiGi’s Café Express, and Tri Star Services’ Twice Daily, two regional convenience […]

Dr Pepper Snapple Group VP of convenience Kevin Martello named 2015-16 chairman of the NACS Supplier Board

LAS VEGAS, 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kevin Martello, vice president of convenience, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, has been named 2015–16 chairman of the NACS Supplier Board. In addition, Brad McGuinness, senior vice president, corporate R&D, at Verifone Inc., was named chair-elect and will succeed Martello as 2016–17 chairman. Martello and McGuinness were named to their […]

The National Association of Convenience Stores elects four new retail members to serve on its Board of Directors

LAS VEGAS, 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) announced the election of four retail members to serve on its Board of Directors. The new members were named to their positions during the NACS Board of Directors meeting at the NACS Show in Las Vegas. The four NACS retail members elected […]

Intershop 2015 E-Commerce Report explores the major shift currently taking place in B2B commerce

Omnichannel commerce as driver of digitalization of commerce New system landscapes and combined ecosystems bring integration challenges Jena, Germany, 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Organizations are reaping significant benefits from their digital B2B commerce strategies, but the fast-paced success has come at a price. This is the key finding from the Intershop 2015 E-Commerce Report, […]

Darden Restaurants announces the appointment of Matt Broad as its SVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

ORLANDO, Fla., 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) today announced the appointment of Matt Broad as its Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, effective tomorrow, October 13, 2015.  In this role, Broad assumes responsibility for all legal affairs, including corporate governance, labor and employment law, development law, litigation […]

Morrisons’ introduces new milk brand ‘Morrisons Milk for Farmers’

Bradford, England, 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons’ new milk brand ‘Morrisons Milk for Farmers’ goes on sale this Monday (12th Oct) with 23p or 10 pence per litre from every four pint bottle being distributed directly back to dairy farmers. Morrisons is the first UK retailer to launch a dairy product where part of […]

Wincor Nixdorf launches new ATM that allows customers to withdraw cash via smartphone

PADERBORN, GERMANY, 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf is now launching a new automated teller machine (ATM) on the market that allows customers to withdraw cash using a smart phone or a near-field communications (NFC) card. The system’s innovative design is intended to appeal especially to digital natives who have grown up with digital […]

7‑Eleven thanks customers with freshly brewed coffee during 7Rewards™ Free Coffee Week

7‑Eleven® Coffee-Drinkers get a Free Daily Cup during 7Rewards™ Free Coffee Week DALLAS, 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seven days, seven free cups of coffee. 7‑Eleven, Inc. didn’t think one day was enough to thank their customers, so the convenience retailer is having a weeklong coffee party. 7Rewards™ Free Coffee Weekruns from Monday, Oct. 12, through […]

Best Buy 4K UHD Gallery at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport to feature 4K video of Atlanta’s landmarks and cityscapes

ATLANTA, 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Traveling through Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the next month? Lucky you, because the airport will be home to five big-screen 4K Ultra HD TVs, thanks to Best Buy. Starting Oct. 12 and running through Nov. 8, the Best Buy 4K UHD Gallery (in the atrium mall near […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to open 640th store nationwide on October 23rd at The Marketplace in Marysville, WA

Special Appearance Saturday by Jermaine Kearse  PITTSBURGH, 2015-10-13 — /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 seventh store in Washington and 640thstore nationwide on Friday, October 23rd at The Marketplace in Marysville, WA (2609 172 Street NE). DICK’S three-day grand opening celebration will […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to open its 11th store in Wisconsin on October 23rd in Oshkosh

Special Appearances by Frank Winters and Mark Chmura PITTSBURGH, 2015-10-13 — /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 11th store in Wisconsin and 639th store nationwide on Friday, October 23rd in Oshkosh, WI (1015 North Washburn Street). DICK’S three-day grand opening celebration will […]

DICK’S Sporting Good to open its 638th store nationwide on October 23rd at Metro Crossing in Council Bluffs, IA

Special Appearances by Jake Waters and Tom Osborne PITTSBURGH, 2015-10-13 — /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 seventh store in Iowa and 638th store nationwide on Friday, October 23rd at Metro Crossing in Council Bluffs, IA (3816 Metro Drive). DICK’S three-day […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to open its relocated store on October 24th at Liberty Center in Liberty Township, OH

Special Appearances by Marvin Jones and Mohamed Sanu PITTSBURGH, 2015-10-13 — /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 on Saturday, October 24th at Liberty Center in Liberty Township, OH (7675 Warehouse Row). DICK’S two-day grand opening celebration will run through […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to open its 27th store in Illinois on October 23rd at Joliet Commons

Special Appearance Sunday by Eddie Olczyk and Pat Foley PITTSBURGH, 2015-10-13 — /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 27th store in Illinois and 637th store nationwide on Friday, October 23rd at Joliet Commons in Joliet, IL (2601A Plainfield Road). DICK’S three-day grand […]

Carolina Panthers’ Ted Ginn Jr. teams up with Harris Teeter to debut his personally designed signature sub sandwich on Oct. 20

Charlotte, N.C., 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ginn to Sign Autographs, Sample Signature Sub Sandwich, Introduce Fans to Must-Have Meal for Lunch Date Tuesday, October 20, 2015 Time 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Where Morrocroft Village Harris Teeter 6701 Morrison Boulevard Charlotte, N.C. 28211 Interviews are available.  Live shots are welcomed! Tuesday, Oct. 20, Carolina […]