NOT JUST A LABEL (NJAL) opens its first NYC store

NEW YORK, NY, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Part of the New York City Economic Development Corporation’s (NYCEDC) ‘Made in NY’ initiative, the NOT JUST A LABEL | Made in NY store will showcase a selection of NYC’s most notable emerging designers, including much talked about and highlighted Designer Kamilah Willacy. Kamilah Willacy’s Design nominated […]

Kate Ward new IR Director Kroger Co.

CINCINNATI, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced Kate Ward has been promoted to director of investor relations. Ms. Ward joined Kroger in 2001 as an auditor. In 2005, she moved to capital management, where she has served in several leadership roles, including her current role as manager of […]

Walmart kicks off Holiday Sing to Salute Military Families campaign; will donate $1 million to Fisher House Foundation

Campaign will provide up to $1.5 million to Fisher House Foundation to bring more military families together while loved ones are treated at nearby hospitals BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, on Giving Tuesday, Walmart is asking the public to literally lend its voice to support military families this holiday season. The company […]

Walmart 2015 Cyber Monday: Mobile firmly established itself as the dominant shopping trend

SAN BRUNO, Calif., 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Statement attributable to Fernando Madeira, President and CEO, Walmart.com. “Mobile firmly established itself as the dominant shopping trend, for both traffic and sales. Mobile is making up more than 70 percent of traffic to Walmart.com, and now, nearly half of our orders since Thanksgiving have been placed on […]

Amazon Original Series Trial to debut exclusively on Prime Video in the US, UK, Germany, Austria, and Japan next year

Amazon Original Series stars Oscar winners Billy Bob Thornton and William Hurt, along with Olivia Thirlby, Maria Bello and Molly Parker, and is written by David E. Kelley and Jonathan Shapiro, Executive Produced by Kelley, Shapiro and Ross Fineman and Directed by David Semel SEATTLE, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it […]

Amazon sets record Thanksgiving weekend sales for Amazon devices

Amazon Fire TV is the #1 streaming media player in the US across all retailers—sales on Amazon this weekend up more than 6x year over year Millions of 7” Fire tablets sold since launch—Fire tablet sales this holiday shopping weekend up more than 3x year over year Echo was #1 best seller across all $100+ […]

Hemsley new paint brand exclusively available at Homebase

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week launches a new prestige paint brand, Hemsley, which brings together a collection of muted, timeless and classic colours that have been expertly crafted to bring effortless colour harmony into the home. Exclusive to Homebase, Hemsley is made up of 56 flat matt colours which have […]

Michaels survey: Entertaining as main stressors during the holiday season

Michaels Pinpoints Holiday Stress and Provides Relief IRVING, Texas, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Michaels (Nasdaq:MIK), the world’s largest arts and crafts specialty retailer, conducted an online survey of 3,000 customers to learn what their main stressors are during the holiday season. Topping the list? Holiday entertaining. Nearly 40 percent said entertaining creates the most stress […]

H&M supports COP21 and will be in Paris with expertise from its sustainability department

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Climate change is one of the major challenges of our time. As a leading fashion retailer H&M wants to be a positive player in climate change, ensuring climate is kept on safe levels around the world for communities and environment. This demands important investments and collaborations. H&M […]

Belk launches its second annual holiday fundraising campaign Angel Days

Belk’s holiday charity program supports local education by inviting customers to make a donation for Title I schools CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk announced today the second annual launch of its holiday fundraising campaign, Angel Days. Angel Days provides customers an opportunity to support local Title I elementary schools through direct […]

Asda’s Income Tracker: British families have more money in their pockets but likely to spend less this Christmas

LEEDS, England, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — UK families likely to spend less this Christmas as Asda’s Income Tracker reveals they actually have £17 a week more in their pockets than last year The average UK household had £193 of discretionary income in October, up by £17 a week in October compared to 2014 […]

Scottish Retail Consortium: diet and nutrition at the heart of retail priorities ahead of the 2016 Scottish Parliament election

LONDON, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, the Scottish Retail Consortium is launching the third of four policy papers setting out the key priorities of the retail industry for each of the political parties ahead of the 2016 Scottish Parliament election. As set out in today’s publication, diet and nutrition is being put at […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. to present at the 2nd Annual Bernstein Consumer Summit in New York City

DENVER, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) today announced that the Company will present at an upcoming investor conference. On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, the Company will present at the 2nd Annual Bernstein Consumer Summit in New York City. The presentation will begin at 11:40 AM Eastern Time. The presentation will […]

Tractor Supply Company’s new distribution center in Casa Grande, Arizona achieved LEED® Silver certification from U.S. Green Building Council

Award Marks Second LEED Silver Certification Achieved by Tractor Supply in the Past Year BRENTWOOD, TN, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today announced that the Company’s new distribution center in Casa Grande, Arizona has achieved LEED® (Leadership in Energy and […]

RILA: “mobile” may be the new buzz word for retailers in 2016

Arlington, VA, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — ​​This holiday season, a record number of purchases will be made with the use of a mobile device. Some of these purchases will be made in-store, using a smart phone to make the payment at checkout. And a growing number will be purchases made by consumers directly from their […]

Kimco Realty Corp. acquires Christown Spectrum for $115.3 million

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM), North America’s largest publicly-traded owner and operator of open-air shopping centers, today announced that it purchased an 850,000-square-foot destination power center in the PhoenixMesa-Scottsdale, Ariz. metropolitan statistical area (MSA) for $115.3 million. The property, situated one mile east of Interstate […]

X5 Retail Group and Rospechat partner to open 100 newsstands at Pyaterochka stores

MOSCOW, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer, and Rospechat, a leading Russian newspaper and magazine distribution agency, announce the signing of a cooperation agreement to open 100 Rospechat outlets selling print media and stationery at Pyaterochka stores. 20 outlets will open by the end of the year, with […]

Whole Foods Market celebrates National Cookie Day with cookies for a quarter from Dec. 2 to 8

Retailer celebrates National Cookie Day all week with cookies for a quarter Dec. 2 to 8 AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — From Dec. 2 to 8, freshly baked chocolate chip cookies will cost 25 cents apiece at all Whole Foods Market stores in the U.S. They are available daily while supplies last, limit three […]

Scientific Games and Wincor Nixdorf win tender to deliver and install 725 terminals for Lotto outlets in Saxony-Anhalt

Scientific Games and Wincor Nixdorf win tender Paderborn, GERMANY, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — On October 27, 2015, a Europe-wide tender concluded with the signing of a contract for the delivery of new terminals for the Lotto outlets in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. The signing marked the official commission of Scientific Games and Wincor […]

7‑Eleven, Inc. announces new partnership with Tapingo to launch on-demand delivery to the college market

Students, area residents now have the convenience store’s Slurpee® drinks, fresh foods and snacks at their fingertips DALLAS and SAN FRANCISCO, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc. today announced a new partnership with Tapingo, the leading mobile commerce application for college campuses, to launch on-demand delivery of 7‑Eleven® products in the college market. Starting […]

BESTSELLER recalls NAME IT MITTENS OF THE MODEL NITMILLA MITTEN GIRL 415 and NITMILLA EARWARMER GIRL 415

A PRODUCT TEST HAS REVEALED THAT THE NAME IT MITTENS OF THE MODEL NITMILLA MITTEN GIRL 415 CONTAIN FLUORINATED COMPOUNDS. AS THE NITMILLA EARWARMER GIRL 415 ARE MADE FROM THE SAME MATERIAL, WE ASSUME THAT THESE ALSO CONTAIN FLUORINATED COMPOUNDS. Brande, Denmark, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — In our Chemical Restrictions we have a ban […]

Lagardère Travel Retail opens LINK Karratha store and combined Foodservice outlet at Karratha Airport

Karratha, Australia, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — The travel retailer, who was awarded the Foodservice and Travel Essentials master concession at Karratha Airport, has opened its doors to a LINK Karratha store and a combined Foodservice outlet featuring a cafe, bar and Eagle Boys Pizza. The opening of these stores, totalling over 470sqm of […]

Thanksgiving week: the biggest week in terms of sales in QVC’s history

QVC Sets New Sales Records and Hits All-Time Digital Sales High as Customers Tune in for Hot Gift Items and Exclusive Deals West Chester, PA, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — From Monday, November 23 to Sunday, November 29, U.S. shoppers flocked to QVC for the hottest gift items and exclusive deals, making this the largest […]

Scholarships for Military Children Program applications open on Dec. 15 at commissaries worldwide

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Now entering its 16th year, the Scholarships for Military Children Program will be accepting applications from eligible students beginning Dec. 15 at commissaries worldwide or on the Internet at www.militaryscholar.org. A total of 700 scholarship grants, each worth $2,000, will be awarded for the 2016-17 school year. Those […]

Carolina Panthers’ wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin partners with Harris Teeter to debut his personally designed signature sub sandwich

Benjamin to Sign Autographs, Sample Signature Sub Sandwich, Introduce Fans to Must-Have Meal for Lunch Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 Time: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Where: Morrocroft Village Harris Teeter 6701 Morrison Boulevard Charlotte, N.C. 28211 Interviews are available.  Live shots are welcomed! Charlotte, N.C., 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tuesday, December 15, Carolina Panthers’ […]

Kingfisher to invest £50 million in renewable energy to reduce its energy consumption by 10%

LONDON, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kingfisher, the international home improvement company, has unveiled plans to invest £50 million in renewable energy as part of a plan to reduce its energy consumption from the national grid by 10% in the next two years. The investment will be spent on a range of renewable technologies. […]

NTT Communications Corporation to provide private network, data center, cloud and support services for global retailer Cath Kidston in Asia

NTT Communications delivers technology and support against tight deadlines London, UK, and Tokyo, Japan, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — NTT Communications Corporation  (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group (NYSE: NTT), announced today a new agreement with global retailer Cath Kidston to provide private network, data center, cloud and support […]