Dunkin’ Donuts will test mobile On-the-Go Ordering in Portland, Maine and Dunkin’ Delivery in Dallas, Texas

New programs offer guests new, convenient ways to enjoy Dunkin’ Donuts’ signature all-day menu of coffees, donuts, sandwiches and more CANTON, MA, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, recognized for keeping America running by serving its entire menu all day long, today announced two programs that will make it even easier and more convenient for people […]

eBay announces 100 percent ranking on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for the eighth year in a row

The Corporate Equality Index reports on corporate policies related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) people. San Jose, California, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the eighth year in a row, eBay is proud to announce another 100 percent ranking on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national report on […]

Ross Stores Board of Directors declares regular quarterly cash dividend of $.1175 per common share

DUBLIN, Calif., 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) announced today that the Company’s Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.1175 per common share, payable on December 31, 2015 to stockholders of record as of December 9, 2015. Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 […]

Lindex names Annika Hedin new Head of Design

Annika Hedin is the new Head of Design at Lindex. Annika has extensive experience and has worked at Lindex since 1997 in many different roles, most recently as a concept designer for Lindex women’s range. Gothenburg, Sweden, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — We are very pleased to welcome Annika to such a strategically important role […]

The Jean Coutu Group announces $15 million investment in neutral colocation center service provider in eastern Canada COLO-D inc.

Longueuil, Québec, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (the “Corporation” or the “Jean Coutu Group”) announced today an investment of $15 million in COLO-D inc. (“COLO-D”), a leading neutral colocation center service provider in eastern Canada. This investment will facilitate the establishment of a second major data center for COLO-D in […]

Reasor’s kicks off Food 2 Families drive; donations will go to the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma

Tahlequah, OK, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting Nov. 18th, Reasor’s customers can choose to donate non-perishable food items, purchase a pre-made sack of the most needed items for $15 or pick up a scan card and donate any amount you would like at one of our registers. The pre-made sacks are filled with much […]

BJ’s Restaurants announced the opening of its newest restaurant in Longview, Texas

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ —  BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today announced the opening of its newest restaurant in Longview, Texas onMonday, November 16, 2015. The new BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® is located at Longview Mallat the corner of McCann Road and Loop 281. The restaurant is approximately 7,300 square feet, seats approximately […]

Nordstrom, Inc. appoints Gordon Smith, CEO of Consumer and Community Banking at JPMorgan Chase to its Board of Directors

SEATTLE, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced the appointment of Gordon Smith, CEO of Consumer and Community Banking at JPMorgan Chase to the company’s Board of Directors. The addition of Mr. Smith brings the total number of directors to 15 and the number of independent directors to 12. Nordstrom […]

Nordstrom announce its quarterly dividend of 37 cents per share

SEATTLE, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) announced today that its board of directors approved a quarterly dividend of 37 cents per share payable onDecember 15, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 30, 2015. About Nordstrom Nordstrom, Inc. is a leading fashion specialty retailer based in the U.S. […]

Wine.com launches new mobile wine store with 7 days/week friendly, expert wine advice from live chat sommelier service

Top online wine retailer doubles selection, launches new mobile site and offers live chat sommelier service 7 days/week San Francisco, CA, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wine.com, the nation’s leading online wine retailer, today announced it has doubled its selection of wine and launched a new mobile website, making it the world’s largest mobile wine […]

Starbucks Malaysia gives back to Malaysian communities with its Connecting Communities Project

MALAYSIA, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weaving with Mengkuang leaves used to be a leisurely pastime of coastal women in Malaysia. Today, a small Malaysian business is revisiting this craft and selling Mengkuang products in Starbucks® stores. “Giving back to Malaysian communities is important to our company as well as our partners (employees),” said […]

Carrefour Spain awards supplier Lugo fishery Puerto Celeiro for its selective hake fishing extraction method

Galician fishery awarded a prize for its selective and sustainable hake fishing extraction method. SPAIN, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Lugo fishery Puerto Celeiro, which has been a Carrefour Spain suppler for 14 years, has been awarded by the distribution company with the “Grand Climate Challenge Award for Suppliers”, for its selective hake […]

Amazon announces the opening of the Martha Stewart American Made store on Handmade at Amazon

Participating artisans personally selected by Martha Stewart Handmade at Amazon has quickly grown to more than 200,000 items from 10,000 approved artisans SEATTLE, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today the opening of the Martha Stewart American Made store (www.amazon.com/marthastewartamericanmade) on Handmade at Amazon, which spotlights local artisans that are personally selected […]

Amazon.com to open fulfillment centers in Obetz and in Etna, Ohio; will create more than 2,000 jobs to the region

The fulfillment centers in Obetz and Etna will total more than 1.8 million-square-feet COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open fulfillment centers in Obetz, Ohio and in Etna, Ohio. Together these Amazon facilities will bring more than 2,000 jobs to the region. “We are very pleased to […]

Argos: sales of Sega Megadrive consoles have risen by 400% compared with the same period last year

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — After two decades gaming icon Sonic The Hedgehog is making a return to living rooms as budget-conscious parents snap up the 90s favourite Sega Megadrive console. Sales of the consoles peaked in the early 90s before PlayStations rose to popularity but the games are now back in […]

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. announces net earnings of $736 million for the quarter ended October 30, 2015; 25.8% increase YoY

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $736 million for the quarter ended October 30, 2015, a 25.8 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 35.6 percent to $0.80 from $0.59 in the third quarter of 2014. For […]

AB Acquisition LLC appoints Anuj Dhanda as Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Dhanda to lead IT Operations of the Company’s 2,200+ stores including Albertsons and Safeway Banners Boise, ID, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — AB Acquisition LLC (“Albertsons Companies”) has named Anuj Dhanda to the position of Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer. Mr. Dhanda has most recently served as Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President […]

IKEA US recognized a great place to work in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 14th Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality

IKEA US recognized as a progressive company and great place to work in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 14th Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality Conshohocken, PA, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA US announced today that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI is a […]

Lidl becomes lead grassroots partner of The Football Association, The Football Association Wales and the Scottish Football Association until 2018

Neckarsulm, Germany, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lidl and The Football Association (The FA), The Football Association Wales (FAW) and the Scottish Football Association (Scottish FA) have today announced that the family  supermarket will become a lead grassroots partner of all three associations until 2018. This commitment will provide professional coaching and around 1.5million opportunities […]

CVS Health launches new digital tools aimed at helping customers manage their health with more ease and efficiency

Research Shows Digitally Engaged Patients have Improved Medication Adherence and Reduced Health Care Costs Company continues to explore breakthroughs in mobile, personalization, multi-channel commerce connected health and digital therapeutics WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced a suite of new digital tools aimed at helping customers manage their health with […]

CVS receives perfect score on the Corporate Equality Index for the second year in a row

Company scores 100 Percent on 2016 Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health, the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today announced that for the second year in a row it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national […]

Federated Co-operatives Limited updates on unscented propane

Saskatoon, SK, CANADA, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Co-op is working with customers in Saskatchewan and Manitoba to eliminate safety concerns about unscented propane. Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) has determined that 124 Co-op cylinder filling locations in these provinces may have distributed propane from one of its suppliers, Crescent Point Energy, that didn’t contain […]

RILA: retailers urged lawmakers to authorize twin 33s to operate on America’s highway system

Arlington, VA, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — ​​​In a letter to the U.S. Senate, retailers urged lawmakers to keep language authorizing twin 33s to operate on America’s highway system. The change would allow for a five foot increase in twin trailers—from 28 to 33 feet—with no change to federal weight guidelines. Retailers support the measure which […]

NACS applauded the House Energy and Commerce for passing bipartisan menu-labeling legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) today applauded the House Energy and Commerce for passing bipartisan menu-labeling legislation that would enable compliance for convenience store operators while increasing the availability of both nutrition information and choice for consumers. The committee approved H.R. 2017, the Common Sense Nutrition […]

L Brands, Inc. reports its 2015 third quarter results

Provides Fourth Quarter and Raises Full-Year 2015 Earnings Guidance COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) today reported 2015 third quarter results Third Quarter Results Earnings per share for the third quarter ended Oct. 31, 2015, increased 25 percent to a record $0.55 compared to $0.44 for the quarter ended […]

Detroit Pistons’ Season of Giving presented by Meijer kicked-off with annual Thanksgiving dinner at The Palace of Auburn Hills

Thanksgiving Event Kicks-Off Detroit Pistons’ Season of Giving Presented By Meijer AUBURN HILLS, Mich., 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ —The Detroit Pistons and Palace Sports & Entertainment will kick-off the Detroit Pistons’ Season of Giving presented by Meijer with their fifth annual Thanksgiving dinner, serving over 750 people on Wednesday, November 18 at The Palace of […]

Immochan presents its ambitious development programme at Mapic 2015

Croix Cedex, France, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Immochan maintains the high level of investment previously announced and a significant development plan, representing more than €1.5 bn between 2015 and 2017 to develop its assets and increase their value. Major projects are becoming a reality The strategy of developing Immochan’s assets and increasing their value […]

The Co-op opens 3 stores in 3 weeks; investing £1.5M in North Wales

MANCHESTER, England, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op has launched its second new food store in North Wales in the space of a week with the opening of its Marine Drive, Pensarn, shop this week (Tuesday, 17 November), with its third new shop in as many weeks opening in early December in Ffordd Penrhwylfa, […]

The Co-op opens new convenience store in Central London; its 110th store in a year

MANCHESTER, England, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op this week opened its 110th new convenience store in 12 months when it launched a new store in central London. The new shop in Shepherds Bush is part of an ambitious store development program that will see a further 120 stores opened in 2016. David Roberts, […]

QVC announces the appointment of Gregg Bertoni to CEO of CNR Mall, QVC’s joint venture with China National Radio

West Chester, Pa., 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — QVC, the global leader in video and ecommerce retail, today announced the appointment of Gregg Bertoni to CEO of CNR Mall, QVC’s joint venture with China National Radio (CNR). In this role, Bertoni will be responsible for overseeing QVC’s growth and operations in China and will continue […]