CarMax family mourns the passing of long-time director and friend, Tom Stemberg

RICHMOND, Va., 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) family mourns the passing of long-time director and friend, Tom Stemberg. “We are deeply saddened by Tom’s passing,” said Tom Folliard, CarMax president and CEO. “Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time. Tom’s courageous fight against cancer is indicative […]

Adventure to Santa – A DreamWorks DreamPlace opens at five GGP locations across the country

CHICAGO, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP) today announced the return of Adventure to Santa – A DreamWorks DreamPlace: a first-of-its-kind holiday experience that features Shrek, Santa and interactive storytelling with cutting-edge technology. The 2,000-square-foot interactive cottage opens at five GGP locations across the country, adding even more magic and delight […]

L Brands, Inc. to live webcast its annual Investor Update Meeting on Nov. 3 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) invites you to listen to the live webcast of its annual Investor Update Meeting on Nov. 3 2015.   Featuring Leslie H. Wexner, chairman and chief executive officer of L Brands, executive leadership will provide an update on the strategies for the company and […]

70 people in person and online audience attended X5 Retail Group’s capital markets day in Moscow

MOSCOW, RUSSIA, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group held its capital markets day (“CMD”) in Moscow. The schedule for the CMD included: Morning: store visits hosted by Format Heads Afternoon: Presentations and Q&A sessions with the X5 Retail Group CEO, CFO, Format Heads, Business Development Head Evening: dinner for all participants Three […]

Whole Foods Market celebrates Poverty is Unnecessary Day to commemorate 10th anniversary of Whole Planet Foundation’s launch

Poverty is Unnecessary Day events to highlight key 2015 partners AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Oct. 25, Whole Foods Market will celebrate Poverty is Unnecessary Day in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Whole Planet Foundation’s launch. Select Whole Foods Market stores will host scavenger hunts, product demos, documentary screenings, and will give […]

Authentic, handmade tortillas and tortilla chips in Meijer’s 222 stores across the Midwest

Retailer offers authentic, handmade tortillas and tortilla chips in all Meijer stores GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new partnership between Meijer and Detroit-based manufacturer Hacienda Mexican Foods has not only placed authentic, handmade products in each of the retailer’s 222 stores across the Midwest, but has also allowed the small family-owned manufacturer […]

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT) declared $0.21 quarterly cash dividend per common share

PHILADELPHIA, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE: PEI) announced today that its Board of Trustees has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per common share.  The dividend is payable on December 15, 2015 to common shareholders of record on December 1, 2015. The December 15thdividend payment will be the […]

Groupe Auchan renamed Auchan Holding and organised into three key autonomous companies

CROIX, France, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — In order to improve its performance drivers, provide greater leeway for each of its three core businesses and increase flexibility and rapidity, Groupe Auchan is streamlining its organisation and governance. Accordingly, Groupe Auchan, which has been renamed Auchan Holding, is being organised into three key autonomous companies: Auchan […]

Magnit unaudited 9M 2015 results: Revenue up 27.23% YoY; 1,677 stores added and gross profit increased by 25.66%

Krasnodar, RUSSIA, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — PJSC “Magnit”, Russia’s largest food retailer (the “Company”; MOEX and LSE: MGNT) announces its unaudited 9M 2015 results prepared in accordance with IFRS¹ . During 9M 2015 the Company added (net) 1,677 stores (902 convenience stores, 18 hypermarkets, 30 “Magnit Family” stores and 727 drogerie stores) and increased its […]

BestBuy.com started free shipping with no minimum order required from Oct. 25, 2015

Minneapolis, MN, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers starting to tackle their holiday shopping lists early will enjoy free shipping on all orders starting this Sunday. BestBuy.com will offer free shipping with no minimum order required from Oct. 25, 2015, through Jan. 2, 2016, on all items sold by and shipped from Best Buy.1 […]

iPad tops Best Buy’s Top 15 Holiday Tech Gifts for 2015

Minneapolis, MN, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — When it comes to Holiday gifts to give and receive, tech products are high on the list. Best Buy commissioned a national study to see what shoppers are looking for, and the results show that tablets lead a diverse group that also includes HDTVs, wearables and wireless […]

Lagardère Travel Retail closes the acquisition of Paradies after receiving all the required authorizations

ATLANTA, GA and TORONTO, ON, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lagardère Travel Retail closed the acquisition of Paradies, a leader in retail, and food and beverage operations at airports in the United States and Canada, after receiving all the required authorizations. Announced on August 11, this acquisition will combine the activities of Paradies and Lagardère Travel […]

Stop & Shop Supermarket Company: third wave of A&P stores conversions in New York

Stores being converted to the Stop & Shop banner in waves Purchase, NY, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC today announced it will continue the conversions of 25 A&P stores it is acquiring with a third wave beginning on Thursday, October 22nd. During this process, each wave of […]

BILLA prämiert die beste Filiale Österreichs – Platz 1 und 2 gehen an Kärntner Filialen

Wiener Neudorf, AUSTRIA, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Unter dem Motto >>Grenzenlose Frische!<< motiviert BILLA seine Mitarbeiter bereits zum neunten Mal in Folge zu herausragenden Leistungen in den Filialen. Die mehr als 1.000 teilnehmenden BILLA Filialen werden dabei durch externe Mystery Shopper sowie interne Vertriebs- und Zentralmitarbeiter unter die Lupe genommen und besonders hinsichtlich […]

BILLA prämiert die beste Filiale Österreichs – Platz 3 geht an die BILLA Filiale in Ziersdorf

Wiener Neudorf, AUSTRIA, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Unter dem Motto >>Grenzenlose Frische!<< motiviert BILLA seine Mitarbeiter bereits zum neunten Mal in Folge zu herausragenden Leistungen in den Filialen. Die mehr als 1.000 teilnehmenden BILLA Filialen werden dabei durch externe Mystery Shopper sowie interne Vertriebs- und Zentralmitarbeiter unter die Lupe genommen und besonders hinsichtlich […]

National Military Family Month at Commissaries: We’re uniquely attuned to appreciate the stresses military families endure

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — National Military Family Month coincides with Thanksgiving, an ideal time when commissary patrons draw on their benefit to show their appreciation and concern for those in the “military family.” “More than 60 percent of the Defense Commissary Agency’s workforce have a connection to the military either by serving […]

Commissaries worldwide feature a lineup of great promotions throughout November

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Military appreciation and November go together like turkey and gravy as commissaries worldwide feature a lineup of great promotions throughout the month, including high-value coupon booklets for free frozen turkeys. “November is National Military Family Appreciation Month and more at commissaries,” said Tracie Russ, the Defense Commissary […]

Best Buy and Caribou Coffee introduce exclusive line of home brewing equipment

Minneapolis, MN, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s a partnership as Midwestern in its roots as hot dish and hockey skates. Best Buy and Caribou Coffee have partnered to bring the great taste of Caribou Coffee right into your home with an exclusive line of home brewing equipment. You can choose from a variety […]

First-ever Geek Squad Technology Hub opened this week at Edina High School in suburban Minneapolis

Minneapolis, MN, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Geek Squad is going back to school with a purpose in suburban Minneapolis. The first-ever Geek Squad Technology Hub opened this week at Edina High School, and it will be staffed by an Agent for four hours each week who will triage devices, analyze tech problems and educate […]

PENNY Nachhaltigkeitswoche 26. bis 31.10

Nachhaltigkeitswochen vom 26. bis 31.10. – Stände in mehr als 600 Märkten PENNY-Azubis informieren über „Gesellschaftliches Engagement“ Köln, Germany, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Im Rahmen der PENNY Nachhaltigkeitswoche (26. bis 31.10.) zum Thema „Soziale Verantwortung“ stellen eigens geschulte Auszubildende in mehr als 600 Märkten in ganz Deutschland den Kunden die unterschiedlichen Aktivitäten von PENNY […]

REWE weiterhin uneingeschränkt bereit – sowohl im Sinne einer Übernahme von Kaiser’s Tengelmann insgesamt als auch in einzelnen Regionen

Zu den Spekulationen über eine Auflagen-Genehmigung des Fusionsantrags von Edeka und Kaiser’s Tengelmann durch den Bundeswirtschaftsminister erklärt Alain Caparros, Vorstandsvorsitzender der REWE Group: Köln, Germany, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — „Dubiose Spekulationen über die Ministerentscheidung helfen den Beschäftigten bei Kaiser’s Tengelmann, die Sorge um ihren Arbeitsplatz haben, überhaupt nicht weiter. Im Gegenteil: Durch Gerüchte über […]

SM Prime Holdings, Inc. opens its 55th mall in the Philippines, SM Center Sangandaan

Pasay City, Philippines, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), one of the leading integrated property companies in Southeast Asia, opens today SM Center Sangandaan, October 23, 2015.  It is SM Prime’s 55th mall in the Philippines, and first mall in the populous City of Caloocan, one of the16 cities within Metro […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to open its 9th store in Oklahoma on Oct 30th at Three Rivers Plaza in Muskogee

Customers are invited to enjoy three days of festivities PITTSBURGH, 2015-10-26 — /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 ninth store in Oklahoma and 641st store nationwide on Friday, October 30th at Three Rivers Plaza in Muskogee, OK (701 West Shawnee Avenue). DICK’S […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to open its 2nd store in Nevada on Oct 30th at Fashion Show mall in Las Vegas

Special Appearances by Randall Cunningham and Stacey Augmon PITTSBURGH, 2015-10-26 — /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 second store in Nevada and 642nd store nationwide on Friday, October 30th at Fashion Show mall  in Las Vegas, NV (3200 Las Vegas Boulevard South). […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to open its 16th store in Tennessee on Oct 30th at River Landing in Sevierville

Customers are invited to enjoy three days of festivities PITTSBURGH, 2015-10-26 — /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 16th store in Tennessee and 643rd store nationwide on Friday, October 30th at River Landing in Sevierville, TN (713 Winfield Dunn Parkway). DICK’S three-day […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to open its 41st store in Calif on Oct 30 at Glendale Galleria

Special Appearances by Steve Garvey and J.J. Redick PITTSBURGH, 2015-10-26 — /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 41st store in California and 645th store nationwide on Friday, October 30th at Glendale Galleria in Glendale, CA (200 West Broadway). DICK’S three-day grand opening […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to open its 40th store in Calif on Oct 30 at Los Cerritos Center in Cerritos

Special Appearances by Warren Moon and Tim Salmon PITTSBURGH, 2015-10-26 — /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 40th store in California and 644th store nationwide on Friday, October 30th at Los Cerritos Center in Cerritos, CA (435 Los Cerritos Center). DICK’S […]

Capgemini: retailers struggle to understand where personalization ends and privacy infringement begins

Report demonstrates that retailers are struggling to understand where personalization ends and privacy infringement begins PARIS, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Capgemini Consulting, the global strategy and transformation consulting arm of the Capgemini Group, today published a new report, “Privacy Please: Why Retailers Need to Rethink Personalization,” which reveals that consumers worldwide are strongly negative about […]