USDA: 48 million Americans get sick from foodborne illness each year; series of PSAs launched to address food safety

WASHINGTON, 2015-10-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an effort to educate children and their families about the importance of food safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Ad Council are joining 20th Century FOX to launch a series of public service advertisements (PSAs) featuring Alvin and the Chipmunks. The PSAs use footage from the […]

Overstock.com: t0.com successfully used bitcoin blockchain to record evidence of compliance with SEC Regulation SHO before a trader can engage in a short-sale

t0.com Completes Another Successful Production Beta Test of Its Software SALT LAKE CITY, 2015-10-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — t0.com, a majority-owned subsidiary of Overstock.com, Inc.(NASDAQ:OSTK) today announced it successfully completed another production beta test of its t0 software, by successfully using the bitcoin blockchain to record evidence of compliance with SEC Regulation SHO before a […]

Sprouts Farmers Market to release financial results for 3Q ended Sep 27, 2015 before the market opens on Thursday, November 5

PHOENIX, Ariz., 2015-10-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq: SFM) today announced it will issue financial results for the third quarter ended September 27, 2015 before the market opens on Thursday, November 5, 2015. Following the release, Sprouts management will conduct a conference call at 8 a.m. MST (10 a.m. EST) to discuss […]

Artist Ismael Gudiño to personalize cups for customers of the new café of Starbucks in Santa Cruz, Bolivia

SEATTLE, 2015-10-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The artist, wearing his signature black bowler hat and a green Starbucks apron, works quickly. It starts with just a few lines in black pen in the white space of a Starbucks cup. Then the shape of the eyes emerge, a curved line becomes a nose. An expression […]

Carrefour Foundation launches its 3rd international food collection campaign

10 countries are getting involved – kick-off is in Taiwan on 16 October! Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2015-10-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the run-up to World Food Day, the Carrefour Foundation is launching its third international food collection campaign with support from the European Food Bank Federation and The Global FoodBanking Network. Teams from some 2000 […]

Amazon announced the lineup for its fall kids pilot season scheduled to debut exclusively on Amazon Video in US, UK, Germany, Austria and Japan

Six animated pilots will launch from Emmy award-winning Amazon Studios, including an adaptation of the acclaimed classic book series If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, The Numberlys from Oscar award-winning Moonbot Studios, and Eddie of the Realms Eternal, from Emmy award-winning writing duo Bill Motz and Bob Roth Fall pilot season debuts November 5 […]

Multi-GRAMMY award and Billboard award-winning band Train will bring their first-ever holiday album exclusively to Amazon Prime members in U.S. and U.K.

The highly-anticipated album Christmas in Tahoe is available for pre-order exclusively on Amazon starting today—releasing on November 13 The album will include original holiday songs and covers of holiday classics such as “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” and “Merry Christmas Everybody” SEATTLE, 2015-10-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ:AMZN)—‘Tis the season. Amazon today announced that the […]

Amazon: Myriam Millán with her title La Hija del Dragón won the Second Indie Literary Contest for Spanish-language authors

More than 1,200 authors from 37 countries participated using Kindle Direct Publishing La Hija del Dragón, by Myriam Millán, from Sevilla, Spain, will have the opportunity to be published globally in print by La Esfera de los Libros, in audio by Audible and translated into English and published globally by AmazonCrossing in digital, print and […]

Macy’s introduces line of slim-fit suits from Dutch label OppoSuits

The young Dutch menswear brand, known for its graphic and colorful suits, will be carried in Macy’s stores nationwide and on Macys.com NEW YORK, 2015-10-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s (NYSE:M) is encouraging men to have fun with their fashion, introducing a line of slim-fit suits from Dutch label, OppoSuits. The unique suits are brightly colored […]

eBay and Argos to make it easier and more convenient for sellers on eBay to offer unique fulfilment services

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-10-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay and Argos today announce that they have signed a wider multi-year partnership making it easier and more convenient for both business and consumer sellers on eBay to offer unique fulfilment services. The partnership spans collection and drop-off at Argos stores and delivery within 48 hours. […]

Iris by Lowe’s Smart Home Survey: Home improvement stores rated the No. 1 place Americans are most likely to buy

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2015-10-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Iris by Lowe’s released the results of its annual Smart Home Survey, revealing that when it comes to shopping for smart home products, home improvement stores (either in-store or online) were rated the No. 1 place Americans are most likely to buy. When asked why they would […]