Currys PC World increased stock by over 40% to deal with anticipated increased demand this Black Friday

LONDON, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — With little over a week to go, Currys PC World is predicting this Black Friday to be bigger than last year. Searches for the term ‘Black Friday’ are up by three and half times compared to last year*, signalling unwavering customer appetite for the shopping event. To ensure […]

Bonmarche named finalist at the retail week awards with oracle 2016

Bonmarche has been named a finalist in The Deloitte Employer of the Year and The Island Speciality Retailer of the Year categories for at the Retail Week Awards with Oracle, to be held on 17th March 2016 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London. Wakefield, England, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Acknowledged as the ‘Oscars’ of […]

Staples announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI)

For Sixth Year in a Row, Staples Earns 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). This is the sixth consecutive year that […]

Office Depot received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI)

Company Earns 100 Percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Fourteenth Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality BOCA RATON, Fla., 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that it received a perfect score of 100 […]

Schnuck Markets recalls fresh ground beef and ground pork sold on Nov. 14 and 15 in Chesterfield

CHESTERFIELD, Mo., 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Schnuck Markets, Inc. has voluntarily recalled fresh ground beef and ground pork sold on Saturday, Nov. 14 and Sunday, Nov. 15 at its Chesterfield location at 141 Hilltown Village (63017). The recall was launched after a customer returned product containing pieces of a tray packaging pad. Any Chesterfield Schnucks customer who purchased fresh ground beef […]

Walgreens received 100 percent score on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI)

Walgreens Earns 100 percent Score for the 11th Year on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 14th Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality DEERFIELD, Ill., 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices […]

The Kroger Co. to host conference call with investors on Thursday, December 3, 2015

CINCINNATI, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) will host a conference call with investors on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. (ET) to discuss financial results for the third quarter 2015. The presentation will be broadcast online at ir.kroger.com. Click on “Quarterly Results” to access the event.  An on-demand […]

Belgium: New generation Colruyt store opens in Chapelle-lez-Herlaimont

Halle, Belgium, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 18 November a brand-new Colruyt store will open its doors at Clos du Chêne 13 in Chapelle-lez-Herlaimont, 500 m from where the current store is. New-generation store Colruyt Chapelle is a store of the new generation. Store manager Mathieu Magrone: “The current store and car […]

Colruyt Group’s internal energy producer and supplier WE-Power renamed itself Eoly

Colruyt Group’s energy producer and supplier chooses cooperations Halle, Belgium, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colruyt Group’s internal energy producer and supplier renamed itself Eoly instead of the former WE-Power. Eoly will continue to develop the production of green power by means of wind turbines and solar panels. In this way, Colruyt Group will […]

Ulta Beauty to host Q3-2015 results conference call on December 3, 2015

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ulta Beauty [NASDAQ: ULTA] today announced that the Company will conduct a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2015 results on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time / 4:00 p.m. Central Time. A press release detailing the Company’s third quarter 2015 results will be […]

Seahawks Marshawn Lynch surprised baristas at a Bellevue Starbucks

SEATTLE, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch surprised baristas at a Bellevue Starbucks and thanked them for making his namesake beverage in support of his foundation. Lynch strolled behind the bar, gave baristas Beast Mode™ brand merchandise and donned a green apron complete with a handwritten “BeastMode” name tag. That’s not the first […]

Starbucks coming soon to Ferguson

SEATTLE, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — When Rodney Hines and Rebecca Chamberlin sat down to discuss the qualities they were looking for to fill a particular Starbucks store manager role, there were some givens. The position requires leadership qualities, business skills and a customer-first attitude in all instances. The store manager they were searching […]

Walmart opened new Supercenter in Sacramento; 300 jobs created

New Walmart provides about 300 jobs and seamless savings on wide selection in store and on Walmart.com New store located at 8915 Gerber Road Sacramento Walmart creates about 300 jobs Store open 6 a.m. to midnight Grand opening event Wednesday, Nov. 18, 7:30 a.m. Local Facebook page: www.facebook.com/walmart3081 Sacramento, CA, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

Walmart celebrates 10 years of progress towards aspirational sustainability goals at Milestone Meeting

Company celebrates 10 years of progress towards aspirational sustainability goals at Milestone Meeting, announces new commitment to preserve wildlife habitat BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — In front of an audience of associates, suppliers and nonprofit organizations at its Global Sustainability Milestone Meeting, Walmart today announced the completion of commitments to reduce 20 million […]

Amazon unveils new collection of holiday music exclusively available to stream on Prime Music and purchase on Amazon

Indie for the Holidays features YACHT, Rogue Wave, Langhorne Slim, Tuxedo, Ivan & Alyosha, The LeeVees & Matisyahu, A Silent Film,Sondre Lerche & Jherek Bischoff and more singing newly-written or recorded holiday songs Prime members have unlimited ad-free access to stream or download songs on Indie for the Holidays at no additional cost to their […]

Amazon’s Prime Now one-hour delivery service expands to San Diego

Prime Now features products from Sprouts Farmers Market, Sprinkles Cupcakes, Bristol Farms, and Northgate Gonzalez Market SEATTLE, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting today, Amazon Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced its Prime Now one-hour delivery service is expanding to San Diego and surrounding areas, and just in time for Thanksgiving. This ultra-fast service, offered exclusively as a […]

Amazon announced free, cloud-based screenwriting software for writers

Amazon also offers new expansions on open-door script submission policy, making it easier than ever for writers to break into Hollywood SEATTLE, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ:AMZN) — Amazon today announced Amazon Storywriter, a free, cloud-based screenwriting software for writers of all levels to create movie and TV screenplays in standard format, offering an alternative […]

Amazon Web Services announced new wind farm in Ohio expected to generate 320,000 MWh of wind energy annually

Amazon Wind Farm US Central in Ohio is Amazon’s fourth major renewable energy project in 2015 and is Expected to Generate More Than 320,000 MWh of Energy Annually SEATTLE, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ:AMZN) — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced that it has contracted with EDP Renewables to construct and […]

Macy’s Black Friday commercial features Ariana Grande, Clinton Kelly, Heidi Klum, Ryan Seacrest, Jessica Simpson, Thalia Sodi and Martha Stewart

Ariana Grande, Clinton Kelly, Heidi Klum, Ryan Seacrest, Jessica Simpson, Thalia Sodi and Martha Stewart help Macy’s get ready for one of the biggest shopping weekends of the season NEW YORK, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beginning today, Macy’s (NYSE:M) customers will get a sneak preview of what happens behind the scenes in preparation for one […]

Macy’s received Muriel F. Siebert Leadership Award for extraordinary diversity of its board of directors

Terry Lundgren accepts the Women’s Forum of New York’s Muriel F. Siebert Leadership Award NEW YORK, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today was presented with the prestigious Muriel F. Siebert Leadership Award for extraordinary diversity of its board of directors by the Women’s Forum of New York. The award was accepted by Terry […]

LVMH: Moët Hennessy signs official partnership with the new school Ecole Ferrières

PARIS, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Moët Hennessy has signed an official partnership with Ecole Ferrières. Located 25 kilometers outside Paris, the new school opened on November 3rd. The partnership centers on transmitting unique French excellence. Officially inaugurated at a ceremony attended by 700 guests, including staff from Moët Hennessy,  Ecole Ferrières aims to […]

Marks & Spencer updates on the industry-wide campylobacter challenge

LONDON, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer has today updated its case study on tackling the industry-wide campylobacter challenge.  The update includes test results from November 2014 to October 2015. To view the case study click here. For further information, please contact: Corporate Press Office 0208 718 1919 SOURCE: Marks and Spencer plc

Smashburger to host “Turkey Round Up” on Friday November 20th in support of Denver Rescue Mission

SMASHBURGER CORPORATE HOSTS “TURKEY ROUND UP” TO SUPPORT DENVER RESCUE MISSION Better Burger Aims To Raise Enough Money to Donate 500 Turkeys This Holiday Season DENVER, CO, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing “better burger” restaurant, today announced that it will be hosting a “Turkey Round Up” on Friday November 20th in […]

The Home Depot to pay third quarter cash dividend of 59 cents per share

ATLANTA, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today announced that its board of directors declared a third quarter cash dividend of 59 cents per share. The dividend is payable on December 17, 2015, to shareholders of record on the close of business on December 3, 2015. […]

NRF VP Tom Litchford to represent retailers at event hosted by NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence

WASHINGTON, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — National Retail Federation Vice President of Retail Technology Tom Litchford will represent retailers at an event hosted by the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) focusing on trends and challenges to improving cybersecurity in the retail industry. Cybersecurity in Retail: […]

NRF’s Preliminary Thanksgiving Weekend Survey: Millennials love Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday Shopping

WASHINGTON, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Although nearly 60 percent of holiday shoppers had already started checking off their shopping lists by November 10, millions more are eagerly waiting to hear what retailers have in store – and online – for the biggest holiday shopping weekend of the year. According to NRF’s Preliminary Thanksgiving Weekend […]

Colin Yankee appointed Senior Vice President, Distribution and Logistics Tractor Supply Company

BRENTWOOD, TN, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today announced that Colin Yankee has joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Distribution and Logistics. In this role, Mr. Yankee will be responsible for management of all transportation and distribution center activities […]

RILA welcomed IRS rule on the deduction and capitalization of expenditures related to store remodels, repairs, and refreshes

Rule Eliminates Considerable Tax Compliance Confusion For Retailers Arlington, VA, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) today welcomed a safe harbor rule from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding the deduction and capitalization of expenditures related to store remodels, repairs, and refreshes. Retailers have substantial tangible property investment in […]

ShopRite’s second annual “Fowl” Shots for Food Banks turkey donation event

Keasbey, New Jersey, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Representatives from ShopRite and the Food Bank for New York City and players from the world famous Harlem Globetrotters participated in ShopRite’s second annual “Fowl” Shots for Food Banks turkey donation event at ShopRite of Forest and Richmond in Staten Island on Wednesday, November 18. ShopRite store […]

Best Buy Co to pay regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per common share

MINNEAPOLIS, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) has authorized the payment of a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per common share. The quarterly dividend is payable on December 31, 2015, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 10, 2015. The company […]