IKEA plans to open its second Dallas-Fort Worth-area store and fourth in Texas

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced it is submitting plans to the City of Grand Prairie, Texas for the Swedish company’s second Dallas-Fort Worth-area store and fourth in the state. Pending approvals, construction of IKEA Grand Prairie could begin Summer 2016, with an opening in Fall […]

CVS Health to kickoff its annual free health screening campaign in 20 multicultural markets across the U.S.

Free health screenings will be held in 20 multicultural markets across the U.S., demonstrating the company’s commitment to increasing access to health care. Educators to offer resources to diabetes patients to help manage their condition. WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE:  CVS) will kickoff Project Health, its annual free health screening campaign, […]

CVS Health’s SilverScript Insurance Company announced its new Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) options for 2016

Plans feature $0-deductibles, low premiums and affordable co-pays WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — SilverScript Insurance Company, a CVS Health (NYSE:  CVS) company, today announced the company’s new Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) options for 2016. Medicare beneficiaries can choose from two SilverScript plans that offer $0 deductibles, lower premiums than the 2015 SilverScript plans in […]

Tractor Supply Company to release its 3Q 2015 results after the market closes on Wednesday, October 21, 2015

BRENTWOOD, TN, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, intends to release its third quarter 2015 results after the market closes on Wednesday, October 21, 2015. In conjunction with this release, the management of Tractor Supply Company will host a conference […]

C-star to extend its exhibition space for next year’s retail trade fair in Shanghai

Expansion into two halls: N4+N5 New highlight: Retail Technology Village Official German Pavilion confirmed Düsseldorf, Germany, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — May 2015 saw the inaugural edition of C-star, Shanghai’s International Trade Fair for Solutions and Trends all about Retail. With 162 exhibitors from 23 countries and more than 5,700 trade visitors, the first […]

2015-16 NACS Chairman Jack Kofdarali: Test your limits. Test the unknown. And work together to get better

​LAS VEGAS, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — “Test your limits. Test the unknown. And work together to get better,” Jack Kofdarali, president of Corona, California-based J&T Management Inc., told NACS Show attendees after accepting the gavel as the 2015-16 NACS Chairman of the Board during the 2015 NACS Show Closing General Session. Kofdarali urged attendees […]

The nine featured stores and companies in 2015 NACS Ideas 2 Go video

LAS VEGAS, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The 2015 NACS Ideas 2 Go video is now available for purchase online. The fast-paced “Ideas 2 Go” program showcases emerging concepts that redefine convenience — as well as quick takeaways that retailers could easily implement at their own stores. Since 1994, Ideas 2 Go has provided a […]

NACS Consumer Fuels Survey: majority of American consumers optimistic about the economy

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lower gas prices have helped increased consumer optimism about the economy, and for the first time since June, a majority of American consumers (53%) are optimistic about the economy, according to the latest Consumer Fuels Survey results released by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). Consumer optimism surged […]

NACS selected 11 college students as recipients of a $3,000 scholarship

LAS VEGAS, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) recognized 11 college students who were selected as recipients of a $3,000 scholarship, awarded by the NACS Scholarship Program. In addition to the scholarship, each of the recipients received a stipend to attend the 2015 NACS Show in Las Vegas, October […]

NACS President and CEO Hank Armour addresses the NACS Show general session

LAS VEGAS, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — “We’ve been hard at work developing tools to help you defend and grow your businesses,” NACS President and CEO Hank Armour told attendees at the Oct. 13 NACS Show general session. Armour said that NACS improves the convenience retailing industry by scouting and sharing global best practices, […]

NACS announced the election of its 2015–16 Executive Committee at the NACS Show in Las Vegas

​LAS VEGAS, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) announced the election of its 2015–16 Executive Committee during its Board of Directors meeting at the NACS Show in Las Vegas. Jack Kofdarali, president of Corona, California-based J&T Management Inc., was named the association’s 2015–16 chairman. Kofdarali also chairs the NACS […]

Voluntary recall of Campo De Montalban Cheese at Wegmans Food Markets

ROCHESTER, NY, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of Campo De Montalban Cheese (UPC starting with: 2-77026) purchased since May, 2014 because the cheese contains Lysozyme, an egg enzyme, not declared in the ingredient statement.  The cheese is sold in random weight packages individually wrapped in clear cellophane.  […]

Last phase of the Defense Commissary Agency’s in-store Wi-Fi rollout schedule begins Oct. 19

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The last phase of the Defense Commissary Agency’s in-store Wi-Fi rollout schedule begins Oct. 19 as the agency opens Internet access for patrons at its remaining 109 commissaries. Since Feb. 6, patron Wi-Fi has been deployed to 131 stateside stores and Puerto Rico. This final schedule “closes the […]

Toys“R”Us® launches its annual nationwide fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation

Shaquille O’Neal, Affectionately Known as Shaq-A-Claus, Enlists Customers to Support Toys for Tots and #PlayItForward Wayne, NJ, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today announced the launch of its annual nationwide fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Now through Sunday, December 6, customers can spread holiday joy to some of the […]

X5 Retail Group announces the signing of cooperation agreement between Pyaterochka and telecom operator Tele2

Moscow, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announces the signing of a cooperation agreement between its Pyaterochka subsidiary and telecom operator Tele2. The agreement was signed at the Russia Calling investment forum in Moscow by Pyaterochka CEO Olga Naumova and Tele2 First Deputy CEO […]

Infor and Whole Foods Market partner to redefine retail management software

State-of-the-art retail platform to drive operational efficiencies, deliver enhanced data analytics and customer experiences NEW YORK and AUSTIN, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, and Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) today announced a partnership designed to redefine retail management software. The […]

Whole Foods Market introduces new 25-cent offers beginning October 14 as part of the retailer’s “Love Fest” program

1.2 million cups of 25-cent coffee sold so far; grocer adds more discounts across departments AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is introducing new, 25-cent offers beginning October 14 as part of the retailer’s “Love Fest” program to celebrate customers. The promotion began with 25-cent cups of coffee during September, and the […]

SUPERVALU to hold its fiscal 2016 Q2 conference call on October 21, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU) will hold its fiscal 2016 second quarter conference call on Wednesday October 21, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Central time. The call will be webcast live online at www.supervaluinvestors.com (click on microphone icon). A replay of the conference call will be archived on SUPERVALU’s website under “Investors, Presentations and […]

The Rite Aid Foundation donates $25,000 to the Palmetto South Carolina Region chapter of the American Red Cross to help flood victims

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid today announced that The Rite Aid Foundation is making a $25,000 donation to the Palmetto South Carolina Region chapter of the American Red Cross to help the victims, families and communities affected by last week’s severe flooding. “Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the historic […]

Auchan Youth Foundation launches its new Facebook page

Croix Cedex,France, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — All new, all beautiful! At the dawn of its 20 years, the Auchan Youth Foundation launches its new Facebook page. Objective: to become a platform for lively exchanges between its various stakeholders. This new Facebook page will allow readers to be informed of the latest news of the Foundation and […]

amiibo fans can pre-order Nintendo’s Falco amiibo only on BestBuy.com

Richfield, MN, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hey amiibo fans. Today’s a great day. You can pre-order Nintendo’s Falco amiibo right now – only on BestBuy.com. There’s a limit of one Falco amiibo per customer as quantities will be limited, so make sure to secure yours today. Then mark your calendars for Nov. 20 to head […]

BESTSELLER BRANDS JACK & JONES AND VERO MODA TO SUPPLY THE OFFICIAL DANISH WARDROBE FOR THE PARALYMPIC ATHLETES GOING TO RIO

BESTSELLER BRANDS JACK & JONES AND VERO MODA WILL BE SUPPLYING THE OFFICIAL DANISH WARDROBE FOR THE PARALYMPIC ATHLETES GOING TO RIO NEXT SEPTEMBER. THE PARTNERSHIP IS AN EXTENSION OF THE ONGOING OLYMPIC PARTNERSHIP AND THE TWO COLLECTIONS SHARE THE SAME DESIGN. Brande, Denmark, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the design process, a lot […]

Albert Heijn gaat voedingsadvies geven aan zijn klanten

Zaandam, Netherlands, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn gaat voedingsadvies geven aan zijn klanten. Dit is het resultaat van een samenwerking met de Nederlandse Vereniging van Diëtisten en Stichting ‘Ik kies bewust’. Vanaf deze week geven drie voedingscoaches online voedingsadvies via de nieuwe AH Community die vorige week live is gegaan. Zij beantwoorden vragen […]

Saudi Automotive Services Company invites shareholders to attend 34th Ordinary General Assembly Meeting on Oct 25, 2015

Retailing and Operation Division Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Saudi Automotive Services Company (SASCO) invites the shareholders who own (20) shares or more to attend 34th Ordinary General Assembly Meeting (Second Meeting) which will be held at 04:00 pm of Sunday October 25, 2015 […]

Dollar Tree to re-brand its Deals Stores to Dollar Tree Stores in 2016

217 Deals Stores Will Be Converted to Dollar Tree Stores Enables Company to Better Focus on Growth of Its Two Primary Banners CHESAPEAKE, Va., 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores, today announced plans to re-brand its Deals banner. Of its 222 store locations, 217 […]