Barbie back on top of National Retail Federation’s Top Toys list for 2015 holiday season

Star Wars Toys Also Land in Top 10 for Both Boys and Girls WASHINGTON, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — After losing her crown to Disney’s Frozen characters in 2014, Barbie is back on top of the National Retail Federation’s Top Toys list for the 2015 holiday season. The survey, which is conducted by Prosper Insights […]

UK: Costa announces the shortlists for the 2015 Costa Book Awards

LONDON, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Costatoday announces the shortlists for the 2015 Costa Book Awards. The Costa Book Awards is the only major UK book prize that is open solely to authors resident in the UK and Ireland and also, uniquely, recognises the most enjoyable books across five categories – First Novel, Novel, Biography, Poetry […]

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust, Target Corp reach settlement over the eighteen leases

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (“RioCan”) (TSX:REI.UN) is pleased to announce that, on its behalf and on behalf of its co-owners, it has entered into a binding agreement (“Settlement Agreement”) with Target Corp., the US parent ofTarget Canada Co. (“Target Canada”), concluding terms of settlement relating to the eighteen […]

Thailand: Big C celebrates Loy Krathong Festival

Bangkok, THAILAND, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Big C celebrates Loy Krathong Festival in an environmentally-friendly and creative way by selling colorful Kratong made from bread starting at 25 baht per set (kratong, candle and joss sticks) at Big C stores nationwide (except Mini Big C) from today until 25 November. The Kratong comes […]

Bartell Drugs, Salvation Army to provide holiday gifts for children in need

SEATTLE, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs is once again partnering with the Salvation Army to provide holiday gifts for children in need by collecting new, unwrapped toys during its 12th annual Salvation Army “Toy ‘N Joy” drive, now through December 13. The toy donations will be accepted at 61 Bartell Drugs locations in King, […]

Delhaize America with perfect score of 100 percent on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI)

Company Earns 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Fourteenth Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality SALISBURY, N.C., 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize America proudly announced that it 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 related […]

Raley’s Family of Fine Stores will be anchor tenant at new subdivision in Rancho Cordova

Rancho Cordova, Calif., 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Raley’s Family of Fine Stores announced that it will be the anchor tenant at a new subdivision developed by Donahue Schriber. The neighborhood shopping center to be located at the southwest corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Douglas Road. Experienced commercial real estate developer, Donahue Schriber will begin […]

Colruyt takes extra safety measures in a number of Brussels stores

Halle, Belgium, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Following the decision of the federal government to maintain level 4 terrorist alert in the Brussels Capital region, Colruyt Group wants to emphasize the reassuring and attentive work of the police services. On Monday, we will not close any stores. Colruyt Group remains extremely vigilant and is in […]

The Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room awarded LEED® Platinum certification

SEATTLE, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the first anniversary of the opening of the Starbucks Reserve® Roastery and Tasting Room approaches, the historic building has been awarded a new honor – LEED® Platinum certification. The designation from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is its highest level of certification for environmental design and […]

Partners in 7,000 company-owned Starbucks stores in U.S. to receive reusable cup featuring Lauren Button’s artwork

SEATTLE, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — “I went right in with a marker on the cup and came up with the design in 20 minutes. It just came out perfect the first time,” said Lauren Button, a shift supervisor at a Northeastern Pennsylvania Starbucks store. As one of 1,800 partners (employees) who submitted a design […]

CarMax recognized as one of the 20 Best Workplaces in Retail

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars announces that it has been recognized by Great Place to Work® and Fortune as one of the 20 Best Workplaces in Retail. This honor is exceptionally notable because the recognition is based on CarMax employees’ own assessments […]

Southeastern Grocers, LLC donates $526,825.66 to Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) in support of the Independence Program

Grocers’ Wall of Honor campaign aids injured veterans and their families JACKSONVILLE, Fla., 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Thanks to the generous support of their loyal customers and associates, Southeastern Grocers, LLC, the parent company of BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie stores, is giving $526,825.66 to benefit Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) in support of the Independence Program. Through the […]

Darden Restaurants to release its Q2 FY2016 financial results on Friday, December 18, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla., 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI) plans to release its fiscal 2016 second quarter financial results before the market opens on Friday, December 18, 2015, with a conference call to follow at 8:30 am ET.  Gene Lee, CEO, and other senior management will discuss second quarter results and […]

Meijer brought back its Very Merry Meijer event Nov. 21

Retailer collects customer reactions in Very Merry Meijer video of the fun-filled events GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer gave thanks in a big way this year when it once again surprised an unsuspecting customer in each of its 223 stores by “gifting” them their entire shopping cart filled with Thanksgiving groceries and […]

The Sobeys Inc. Better Food Fund in new national partnership with Special Olympics Canada

Partnership to centre on nutrition education and cooking skills for Canadians with intellectual disabilities Stellarton, NS, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Sobeys Inc. Better Food Fund is proud to announce a new national partnership with Special Olympics Canada. The partnership will centre on providing increased access to nutrition education for Canadians with intellectual disabilities. […]

The Werrington Young Persons Support Group launches its annual Kidz2Kidz toy appeal with Co-op food stores in Staffordshire Moorlands

MANCHESTER, England, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Werrington Young Persons Support Group aims to support hundreds more families this Christmastime as it launches its annual Kidz2Kidz toy appeal with Co-op food stores in the area. In a bid to deliver a festive smile to disadvantaged children and those with incurable or life-limiting illnesses, the […]

Lagardère Travel Retail opens combined Travelwell/Trader store at Perth Airport

Perth, AUSTRALIA, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The travel retailer will open their first standalone Wellness concept, Travelwell, in combination with their premium Convenience concept, Trader. As part of Perth Airport’s redevelopment of the International Terminal 1, the 105m2 combination store will join several new retail and foodservice concepts when it opens next year. […]

Lagardère Travel Retail, SumoSalad partner for travel retail in Australia and New Zealand

Sydney, AUSTRALIA, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lagardère Travel Retail has formed a strategic partnership with SumoSalad for travel retail in Australia and New Zealand. The partnership, which consists of travel retail exclusives reflects the desires of both parties to bring a world class healthy foodservices offer to travel retail within the Pacific region. […]

Lagardère Travel Retail now with 4 Eye Love stores in the Pacific region

Cairns, AUSTRALIA, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lagardère Travel Retail has unveiled its fourth Eye Love store in the Pacific region, following the recent opening of Eye Love Cairns in the Cairns Domestic Terminal. The new store offers a fresh face for luxury and lifestyle sunglasses within domestic travel retail, presenting travellers with on-trend, […]

Desigual opens at Sydney Airport’s Terminal 2 in partnership with Lagardère Travel Retail

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The dynamic fashion brand has made its Australian debut in partnership with Lagardère Travel Retail, following a store opening at Sydney Airport’s Terminal 2. The new 69 sqm store is the first standalone Desigual store in Australian travel retail. Firmly focused on female fashion, the Desigual store […]

New Zealand: new soft plastic packaging recycling initiative launched at Mount Roskill’s New World supermarket

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Environment Minister, Hon Dr Nick Smith, today formally launched the new soft plastic packaging recycling initiative at Mount Roskill’s New World supermarket. For the first time in New Zealand, shoppers will be able to bring back to store and deposit, in the special bins, all soft […]

Dollar Tree CEO Bob Sasser on Q3 FY15 results: 31st consecutive quarter of positive same-store sales

Sales increased to $4.95 billion and Same-Store Sales increased 2.1% ~ CHESAPEAKE, Va., 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores, today reported results for its third fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2015. Bob Sasser, Chief Executive Officer of Dollar Tree, stated, “I am pleased with our […]

Big Lots will host Q3 FY2015 results conference call on December 4, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) will host a conference call live at8:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, December 4, 2015 to discuss third quarter fiscal 2015 results. THIRD QUARTER RESULTS WHAT: Big Lots, Inc. invites you to listen to the live audio webcast of its Third Quarter […]

Screwfix took thousands of calls for BBC Children in Need on Friday 13 November

LONDON, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yeovil based Screwfix took thousands of calls for BBC Children in Need on Friday 13 November, by donating the services of its whole call centre and contact team for the tenth year running. Over 200 employees, who were all in childhood hero fancy dress, gave up their time to […]

Exklusiv: EDEKA wird Ernährungspartner der Bewerbung für die Olympischen und Paralympischen Spiele 2024

Exklusiv: EDEKA wird Ernährungspartner der Bewerbung für die Spiele 2024 Engagiert: Bewerbungsgesellschaft und Sportler freuen sich über positives Signal aus der Wirtschaft Ermutigend: Partner hoffen auf Rückhalt der Hamburger im Referendum Hamburg, GERMANY, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Zentrale sitzt in Hamburg, die Partner überall in Deutschland. Das gilt für die Bewerbungsgesellschaft Hamburg 2024 ebenso […]

Das größte EDEKA Center in Niedersachsen öffnet am 25. November

Moderner Einkaufskomfort auf 6.500 Quadratmetern Verkaufsfläche Genuss und Innovation in einer neuen Dimension Mit der Region verbunden 140 neue Arbeitsplätze Minden/Braunschweig, GERMANY, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Das größte EDEKA Center in Niedersachsen öffnet am 25. November um 7 Uhr seine Türen im BraWoPark in der unmittelbaren Nähe des Braunschweiger Hauptbahnhofes. Das neue EDEKA […]

Deutsche Telekom’s incubator invests in Israeli start up that supports retailers in modernizing their customer loyalty strategy

ciValue helps high-frequency retailers to personalize the shopping experience of their customers Israeli startup offers cloud-based big-data platform Bonn, Germany, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — hub:raum, Deutsche Telekom’s incubator, invests in its twelfths startup: the Israeli company ciValue. ciValue, founded in April 2014, offers a cloud-based big-data platform to support retailers in modernizing their […]