Alibaba Group Holding Limited announced the official launch of its Entrepreneurs Fund for Hong Kong

Hong Kong,  2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) today announced the official launch of its Entrepreneurs Fund for Hong Kong, with the objective to support the aspirations of entrepreneurs who wish to take advantage of the resources offered by Alibaba’s ecosystem in e-commerce, logistics, mobile platforms, cloud computing and financial […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited announces the official launch of its Entrepreneurs Fund for Taiwan

Taipei, TAIWAN, 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) today announced the official launch of its Entrepreneurs Fund for Taiwan, with the objective to support the aspirations of entrepreneurs who wish to take advantage of the resources offered by Alibaba’s ecosystem in e-commerce, logistics, mobile platforms, cloud computing and financial services. The […]

Accenture UK Holiday Shopping Survey: spending on Christmas purchases is set to increase this year

One in five shoppers plan to spend more this Christmas season than last year, and almost half (43 percent) of UK shoppers feel optimistic about their financial situation Over half (53 percent) of respondents anticipate doing the majority of their Christmas shopping online Barriers to continued growth in mobile shopping, include concerns about privacy or […]

US expands presence at MAPIC 2015

CANNES, 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — International leaders from the world’s retail real estate industry met at Cannes this week for MAPIC 2015. A multi-faceted focus on digital, a significantly enlarged presence from the United States – MAPIC’s Country of Honour – and a plethora of new retailtainment specialists setting up shop in a pavilion […]

AD & MONOQI Design Award – Auszeichnung internationaler Nachwuchsdesigner & Exklusives Award-Dinner in Berlin

BERLIN, 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — MONOQI, die Online-Destination für handverlesenes Design und das renommierte Interiormagazin AD verliehen am gestrigen Abend erstmalig den „AD & MONOQI Design Award“ an fünf vielversprechende Jungdesigner aus dem Interior Bereich. Mit der Auszeichnung unterstreicht MONOQI die bestehende Philosophie, den talentierten Design-Nachwuchs zu fördern und einem designaffinen Publikum vorzustellen. Die Gewinner […]

SpartanNash Company declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.135 per common share

Byron Center, MI, 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — SpartanNash Company (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SPTN) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.135 per common share. The dividend will be paid on December 30, 2015 to shareholders of record as of December 7, 2015. As of November 18, […]

Coop setzt bei Neutrogena ab sofort auf Parallelimport

Coop kämpft weiter für tiefere Preise BASEL, Switzerland, 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Coop hat genug von den ungerechtfertigten Preisunterschieden zum benachbarten Ausland für Körperpflegeprodukte. Ab nächstem Montag ist bei Coop in einem ersten Schritt das gesamte Neutrogena-Sortiment mit rund 20 Artikeln um bis zu 40 % günstiger. Die Verhandlungen mit dem Lieferanten Johnson […]

Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals at Starbucks and Teavana stores

SEATTLE, 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Starbucks and Teavana invite customers to shop for deals at participating stores in the U.S. and online at Starbucks.com/shop and Teavana.com, where they will find something for everyone on their list, including themselves. Thanksgiving and Black Friday Deals at Starbucks Retail Stores and Starbucks.com/shop […]

Carrefour: Atacadão launches “Sans Form” campaign to tackle food wastage

BRAZIL, 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brazil is one of the world’s leading producers of fruit and vegetables – but around a third of what it produces is discarded every day. Some of what it throws away is food of a very high quality, but food with imperfections that render it “ugly” and not appealing […]

Carrefour awards ten winners of its “Major Climate Challenge For Suppliers”

First international edition of the “Major Climate Challenge For Suppliers”, Carrefour rewards ten of its suppliers for what they are doing to curb climate change Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 19 and 20 November 2015, Carrefour hosted an event in Paris for the ten winners of its “Major Climate Challenge For Suppliers”. […]

Walmart’s Cyber Monday savings will be available to customers starting Sunday evening, Nov. 29 at 8 p.m. ET.

Millions of customers can finally sleep well the night before Cyber Monday as all of Walmart’s Cyber Monday Deals Launch Early on Sunday SAN BRUNO, Calif., 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the first time ever, all of Walmart’s Cyber Monday savings will be available to customers starting Sunday evening, Nov. 29 at 8 p.m. ET. […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill: Investigation continues into E. coli incident in 11 Chipotle restaurants in Washington and Oregon

DENVER, 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) continues to work closely with state and federal health officials, as the investigation continues into an E. coli incident initially linked to 11 Chipotle restaurants in Washington and Oregon. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reduced the number of cases connected to Chipotle […]

Dollar General launches seven straight days of exclusive savings between Nov. 22 and Nov. 28

Retailer offers quality and value on major holiday categories Days of savings include incredible savings on Thanksgiving Day both online and at more than 12,000 retail locations. Three days of toy savings of buy one, get one 75 percent off on Nov. 26-28; 70 percent of toy assortment is licensed and branded. Specials begin on […]

Price Chopper and Market 32’s Check Out Hunger campaign and Holiday Toy Drive kicked off and will run until December 12

Schenectady, NY, 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Chopper and Market 32’s Check Out Hunger, a campaign that raises dollars and food donations for designated food banks and their affiliated kitchens and pantries and the annual Holiday Toy Drive kicked off this past weekend and will run for four weeks through Saturday, December 12. Check […]

Diebold to launch voluntary public tender offer for all of Wincor Nixdorf’s outstanding shares

Companies have entered into a business combination agreement in which Diebold will launch a voluntary public tender offer for all of Wincor Nixdorf’s outstanding shares Brings together leading global innovators in banking and retail technologies in rapidly transforming industries Combined company will deliver fully integrated and transformative solutions in value-added services, branch automation and omnichannel […]

Lawson Inc. denies media reports on banking business ventures

TOKYO, JAPAN, 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Some reports in the media, dated November 20, 2015, have stated that Lawson Inc. was considering or preparing to enter the banking business. We would like to make it clear that these reports are not based on any official announcement made by Lawson itself. Lawson is always […]

BESTSELLER LAUNCHES ANNUAL SUSTAINABILITY REPORT

TODAY (20 November 2015), BESTSELLER’S ANNUAL SUSTAINABILITY REPORT IS LAUNCHED. READ ABOUT THE INITIATIVES BESTSELLER HAS TAKEN TOWARDS BECOMING A MORE SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS AND THE RESULTS ACHIEVED SO FAR. Brande, Denmark, 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the Sustainability Strategy ’20by20’ BESTSELLER has defined 20 broad goals, which will guide the sustainability work towards 2020. […]

DeCA director: commissary is the place to go to save on holiday groceries

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The holidays are right around the corner and special in-store promotions make the commissary the place to go to save on holiday groceries, according to the Defense Commissary Agency’s director of sales. “We have some great promotions lined up for the holiday season,” said Tracie Russ, DeCA sales […]

Paradies Lagardère announces the opening of first Scoreboard in the USA in Terminal 4 at JFK

NEW YORK, NY, 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère and JFKIAT, the company which manages Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport, announced today that The Scoreboard, the popular local team sports store, has opened in Terminal 4 at JFK, its third location in North America and first in the USA. The […]

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. announces the appointment of Eugene “Gene” I. Lee, Jr. to its Board of Directors

ROANOKE, Va., 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, today announced that Eugene “Gene” I. Lee, Jr., who currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and member of the Board of Directors for […]

T Galleria by DFS opens its fourth outpost in Macau at Studio City

Featuring new beauty hall concept and sunglasses boutique, T Galleria by DFS is the latest DFS store to launch in Macau this year HONG KONG, 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — T Galleria by DFS, the Traveler’s Luxury Department Store, officially opened its fourth outpost in Macau at Studio City on October 27. Corresponding with the […]

DFS Group renews its partnership with Make-A-Wish® International

THE LUXURY TRAVEL RETAILER BRINGS JOY TO YOUR WORLD THIS HOLIDAY SEASON HONG KONG, 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The gift of giving takes on a deeper meaning this holiday season as DFS Group (DFS), the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, renews its partnership with Make-A-Wish® International (www.worldwish.org) for a second year. Throughout the month […]

Kunden und REWE spenden Waren im Wert von 2,1 Millionen Euro

Köln, Germany, 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Der Bundesverband Deutsche Tafel und REWE freuen sich über eine enorme Spendenbereitschaft in Deutschland. Denn unter dem Slogan „Gemeinsam Teller füllen.“ hatte REWE in den ersten beiden Novemberwochen (02.11. – 14.11.) die Kunden dazu aufgerufen, in den Supermärkten (REWE, nahkauf) vorbereitete Spendentüten mit lang haltbaren Lebensmitteln zu kaufen […]

Big Lots extends holiday hours

COLUMBUS, OHIO, 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Big Lots is extending its “Black Friday” to offer great deals every day on seasonal décor, gifts and entertaining goods. Big Lots makes shopping easier by extending holiday hours and offering the best values of the season. Big Lots will be open 7a.m. – midnight on Thanksgiving and Black […]