Walmart’s CMO Steve Bratspies on 2015 Black Friday: Tens of millions of customers visited our digital and physical aisles

BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Statement attributable to Steve Bratspies, chief merchandising officer, Walmart U.S. “Thanksgiving was an exciting day. It all started at midnight when we kicked off our Black Friday deals online. All day Thursday, Walmart stores bustled with shoppers coming to pick up last minute Thanksgiving meal fixings – pies, canned […]

Argos announced amazing deals across more than 350 products on Black Friday

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Argos is launching amazing deals across more than 350 products on Black Friday tomorrow including TVs, computers, tablets, white goods, floor care and more. Deals will be available to customers online at argos.co.uk from 01:00am on Black Friday (Friday 27 November 2015). The deals join a host […]

Homebase unveils 4 day Black Friday deals (Friday 27 – Monday 30 November)

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Homebase has some amazing deals this Black Friday across a wide range of home and garden products. All deals will be available in store and online at homebase.co.uk until Monday 30 November, while stocks last. 4 day deals (Friday 27 – Monday 30 November) 25% off all […]

SONIC® opens its first Rhode Island drive-in location

America’s Drive-In Enters 45th State with Smithfield Area Location SMITHFIELD, R.I., 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC, America’s Drive-In®, is celebrating the opening of its first Rhode Island drive-in location on Monday, October 26, 2015. Whether it’s to delight in experiencing SONIC for the first time, or to merely enjoy the delicious Real Ice Cream Shakes […]

Asda announced exclusive three-day (Friday 27th November) fuel price drop of four pence per litre

Drivers filling up at any of Asda’s 273 filling stations across the country will only pay 99.7ppl on unleaded and 103.7 ppl on diesel across the weekend 4ppl price cut takes unleaded below £1 – the first time since summer 2009 Announcement follows Asda’s commitment to invest £26m in savings throughout the festive period LEEDS, […]

Macerich opens new, 12-screen ArcLight Cinemas on the third level of the iconic Santa Monica Place

First New Movie Theater to Open in Santa Monica in More than 20 Years SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macerich (NYSE: MAC) today announced the successful opening of a new, 12-screen ArcLight Cinemas on the third level of the iconic Santa Monica Place. This theater is the first new cinema complex to […]

Inditex Group’s Pull&Bear opens its new flagship store in Madrid’s Salamanca neighbourhood

MADRID, SPAIN, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — With over 1,000 square metres of retail space, the point of sale is the biggest among more than 920 owned by the brand worldwide. Inditex Group’s young fashion brand Pull&Bear presents a revamped image with the opening of its new flagship store in Madrid’s Salamanca neighbourhood, the […]

U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Delaware in Wilmington confirmed the sale of 47 Haggen stores

Bellingham, Wash, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Haggen today announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Delaware in Wilmington confirmed the sale of 47 stores.  Completion of these transactions remains subject to certain conditions. The Court approved separate purchase agreements for the following stores: BUYER STATE STORE METRO AREA Albertson’s LLC AZ Lake Havasu – […]

Canada: Downtown Langley B.C. Save-On-Foods opens local wine section

The downtown Langley location is the fourth Save-On-Foods to carry a selection of B.C. VQA wines Langley, B.C., 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Save-On-Foods location in downtown Langley opened its B.C. VQA wine selection today. The store is the Langley-based chain’s fourth location to carry wine-in-aisles since the province amended its liquor laws in early […]

Intershop released new version of its omni-channel solution Intershop Commerce Suite

Intershop Commerce Management 7.6, part of the Commerce Suite, addresses the growing similarities between the buying behavior of B2C and B2B customers New features provide more agility and flexibility for an exceptionally dynamic retail world Optimized back-end functions for increased efficiency and reliability Jena, Germany, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today Intershop presents Intershop Commerce […]

Toys“R”Us® kicks off Cyber Week with eight days of incredible savings at Toysrus.com

With Thousands of Deals throughout the Week, a $19 Free Shipping Minimum and More, Gift-Givers Can Check Off Their Holiday Shopping Lists with Ease at Toysrus.com WAYNE, NJ, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today announced it will kick off Cyber Week with eight days of incredible savings at Toysrus.com, including weeklong offers and hot daily […]

Qatar Duty Free opens its latest store and café, In-Q by Qatar Museum in Hamad International Airport

In-Q Gift Shop and Café by Qatar Museums Offers Insights into Qatari Culture, Art and Lifestyle to Passengers at Hamad International Airport Qatar Duty Free Expands its Award Winning Retail Range with Creative Shop and Café Concept DOHA, Qatar, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Qatar Duty Free has opened its latest store and café, In-Q by […]

“My Retail Theatre” by Dassault Systèmes launched: new industry solution experience for consumer goods and retail

Interactive, Photo-Realistic 3D Visualization Capabilities to Engage Consumers in a Personalized Product and Purchase Experience VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced the launch of “My Retail Theatre,” its […]

Qatar: Al Meera Consumer Goods Company celebrates its 10-year anniversary

Dr. Mohammed Naser Al Qahtani: Since its establishment, Al Meera’s achievements have poured into customer and shareholder satisfaction, aligning with its strategic goals to put sustainable services at the top of its priorities Supporting the Qatar National Vision 2030, Al Meera is steadily progressing toward achieving its overarching goal of becoming a leader in the […]

USDA FSIS: Boyle’s Famous Corned Beef Co recalls undetermined amount of beef products due to misbranding

WASHINGTON, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Boyle’s Famous Corned Beef Co., a Kansas City, Mo. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of beef products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains hydrolyzed wheat protein, a known allergen which […]

USDA’s FSIS released final rule establishing inspection program for fish under the order Siluriformes

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service Program Fulfills Requirement of the 2014 Farm Bill WASHINGTON, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) released a final rule establishing an inspection program for fish under the order Siluriformes, including catfish. The final rule, which applies to […]

Target: Unprecedented results on Target.com and a strong turnout in stores on Thanksgiving Day

Record setting online sales and strong in-store traffic mark start of Target’s holiday season MINNEAPOLIS, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) today reported a successful start to its Black Friday weekend, with unprecedented results on Target.com and a strong turnout in stores on Thanksgiving Day. “Target got a head start going into […]

Morrisons supports global day of charity giving #GivingTuesday

Bradford, England, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colleagues at Morrisons stores across the country are preparing to ‘Dress Festive for Sue Ryder’ in support of #GivingTuesday, a global day of charity giving which is being supported by the supermarket chain. A range of brand new products will also be going on sale in Morrisons stores […]

Monster sprouts to hit Morrisons stores

Sprouts bigger than golf balls to hit Morrisons stores as mild weather continues. Bradford, England, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Monster sprouts, bigger than the size of golf balls, will hit Morrisons stores this week. The gigantic brassicas are the biggest for a decade. They have grown 20 per cent larger than a normal year. […]

Groupe Auchan makes a firm commitment to combat climate change; joins French Business Climate Pledge

Groupe Auchan, as well as 38 other major French companies, makes a firm commitment to combat climate change and emphasize its driving role and leadership in the fight for a more sustainable world. Croix Cedex, France, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the lead-up to the Paris climate summit (COP 21), 39 major French companies, […]

Best Buy launches enhanced Best Buy mobile app for iPad

MINNEAPOLIS, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Best Buy is making it easier than ever for you to use your iPad to shop for the hottest tech products this Holiday season. We’ve launched an enhanced Best Buy mobile app — the same great iOS app you already use on your iPhone — that is specifically designed […]

The Co-op donates to the newly-opened Saughall Scout Hut community facility following a devastating fire in January

MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The newly-opened Saughall Scout Hut received a “grand” donation from The Co-op as volunteers continue their work to refurbish the popular community facility following a devastating fire in January. The £1,000 donation was presented to the Scout Hut Committee by Francis Asgill, Manager of the Co-op food […]

BESTSELLER reports EUR 2.93 billion turnover and result before tax of EUR 134 million

UNSATISFACTORY RESULTS DESPITE INCREASE IN TURNOVER. Brande, Denmark, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — BESTSELLER’s* annual report shows a turnover of EUR 2.93 billion and a result before tax of EUR 134 million. “An 8% increase in turnover and a EUR 134 million result signify that we are in no way living up to our expectations. […]

A.S. Watson Group celebrates remarkable milestone as it reaches 100 millionth loyalty member

ESSEX, England, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 23 November, A.S. Watson Group (ASW) reached a significant milestone in its global retail business, with the worldwide 100 million loyalty members recruited in its health and beauty brand Superdrug in the UK. Superdrug’s Lakeside store hosted celebrations to mark such remarkable milestone in ASW’s history. […]

Saudi Automotive Services Company (SASCO) reaches early settlement on the facility agreement with Arab National Bank (ANB)

Retailing and Operation Division Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — With reference to the bank facility agreement (Shariah-Compliant) signed on Oct. 26, 2010, by and between the Saudi Automotive Services Company (SASCO) and Arab National Bank (ANB), at a value of SR 130,000,000 with the purpose of financing the company expansion […]

Indonesia: PT Matahari Putra Prima (MPPA) announces Interim Dividend for FY2015 of Rp 37.6 billion

Tangerang, Indonesia, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — PT Matahari Putra Prima (MPPA) announces that it will distribute an interim dividend for 2015 fiscal year in the amount of Rp 37.6 billion, or Rp 7/per share to be paid in December 2015. Benjamin Mailool, the President Director of MPPA said, “We are pleased to announce […]

Philippines: SM Prime Holdings opens its new regional landmark, SM Seaside City Cebu

Pasay City, Philippines, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), one of the leading integrated property companies in Southeast Asia, opens its new regional landmark, SM Seaside City Cebu, on November 27, 2015. It is SM Prime’s 56th mall in the country, and the third mall within Cebu – along with […]

The Co-op re-launched its food Ordsall store with St Giles School pupils as guests of honour

MANCHESTER, England, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pupils from St Giles School are guests of honour at the re-launch of The Co-op food store Ordsall (near Retford) this week (Friday, 20 November) following a £630,000 investment to extend and makeover the store. Children from the school – which welcomes a diverse range of pupils with […]

The Co-op opens new food store in Manchester

MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op has opened its latest food store in Manchester today (Thursday, 19 November) following a £560,000 investment in Birley Fields, Hulme. The food store launch forms part of a more than £7.5M investment programme this year by The Co-op to transform and grow its convenience business […]

Harris Teeter opens its Caldwell Crossing store

Company to Celebrate Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Matthees, N.C., 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is proud to welcome shoppers to its Caldwell Crossing location on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 8 a.m. as the company celebrates its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. In each of its stores, Harris […]