Jared® The Galleria Of Jewelry will upgrade more than 200 of its established stores to include new PANDORA boutiques

AKRON, Ohio, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Signet Jewelers (“Signet”) (NYSE and LSE: SIG), the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry, announced that it will elevate its already well-established relationship with PANDORA Jewelry, one of the world’s largest affordable luxury jewelry brands, in its number one destination jewelry store in the United States, Jared® The Galleria […]

ICA Gruppen presents strategic priorities for 2016

Solna, Sweden, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — ICA Gruppen presents its strategic priorities for 2016. The aim is to continue to develop, improve and grow our business. Compared with 2015, three new priorities have been added and three have been removed. Some of the priorities have been adjusted to suit the opportunities and challenges of the […]

ICA Gruppen to expand and renovate its central warehouse and head office for Rimi Baltic

Solna, Sweden, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — ICA Gruppen has decided to expand and renovate its central warehouse and head office for Rimi Baltic. The investment will amount to an estimated EUR 75 million, equivalent to around SEK 700 million, and will be implemented between 2016 and 2018. The new warehouse will allow for an entirely new […]

MANGO undergoes a major revolution

Speed and offering the latest trends, key elements of the new business strategy The brand reinforces its commitment to its fast fashion concept, with a new product every two weeks.  It will no longer print 22 million catalogues each year.  The online channel, which now accounts for 10% of group total turnover, will be the […]

Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH and Ivanhoé Cambridge to bring four new Saks OFF 5TH locations to Canada

Each Store Will Be the First to Open in Its Market NEW YORK & TORONTO, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH and Ivanhoé Cambridge announced today an agreement to bring four new Saks OFF 5TH locations to Canada. The stores, which will be the first to introduce the Saks OFF 5TH brand […]

For the 4th consecutive year Big C honored for its support to people with disabilities

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pol. Gen. Adul Saengsingkaew, Minister of Social Development and Human Security, grants an award to honor Big C Supercenter for its unceasingly support as a private organization for life quality development and provision of opportunities to people with disabilities. The company has received such honorary award for […]

Schweiz: Coop setzt auf einheimische Weihnachtsbäume

Taten statt Worte Nr. 300: Coop setzt auf einheimische Weihnachtsbäume BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Im 18. Jahrhundert wurde es Mode, einen geschmückten Tannenbaum zu Weihachten in die festliche Stube zu stellen. Heute ist Weihnachten in der Schweiz ohne Christbäume fast undenkbar. Jahr für Jahr leuchten rund 80’000 Coop-Weihnachtsbäume in Schweizer Stuben. […]

Fairen Handel: Die Migros bezieht ihren Orangensaft neu von zwei Bauern-Kooperativen im Süden Brasiliens

Zürich, Switzerland, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Migros bezieht ihren Orangensaft neu von zwei Bauern-Kooperativen im Süden Brasiliens. Und gibt damit kleinen Fairtrade-Produzenten und ihren Familien eine neue Lebensperspektive. Orangensaft – rund sieben Liter des beliebten Getränks konsumiert der Durchschnitts-Schweizer pro Jahr. Ein Grossteil davon stammt aus Konzentrat, das in Brasilien hergestellt wird. Bislang […]

Kroger’s new website 25 Merry Days presents daily deals for all your December needs

www.kroger.com/25MerryDays offers exclusive daily deals, “Cheer Challenges” and holiday-themed extras for all your December needs CINCINNATI, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Why celebrate the traditional 12 days of Christmas when you can celebrate all 25?  That’s why The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) family of stores has launched a new website, 25 Merry Days, a […]

The Kroger Co. reports net earnings of $428 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2015

ID Sales Up 5.4% Without Fuel; Raises Annual ID Sales Guidance Q3 EPS of $0.43; Raises 2015 EPS Guidance to $2.02 to $2.04 Third Quarter 2015 Highlights: Achieved 48 th consecutive quarter of positive identical supermarket sales growth, excluding fuel Exceeded goal to slightly expand FIFO operating margin, without fuel, on a rolling four quarters […]

Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville-McAllen, Texas tops Walgreens Top Ten DMAs with Flu Activity for the week of 11/29/15

Index adds new interactive features providing actionable, hyper-local data for media, health officials and others DEERFIELD, Ill., 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — The one constant that accompanies every flu season is unpredictability, which is why tools and resources that can track and measure influenza activity can be so critical in helping to keep communities […]

Amazon: Prime Now customers in Baltimore can now enjoy one-hour delivery from local restaurants

Prime Now customers in Baltimore can now enjoy delivery from local restaurants, including City Cafe, HomeSlyce, Indigma, Locust PointSteamers, Matsuri, Shiso Tavern, The Helmand, and many more Free one-hour delivery for a limited time on all restaurant orders SEATTLE, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that Prime Now customers in Baltimore […]

Amazon’s fastest-selling tablet ever Fire now available to customers in China

Millions of customers in China already using Kindle e-readers BEIJING, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced that Fire, its fastest-selling tablet ever, is now available to customers in China for just RMB 499 Yuan. With access to hundreds of thousands of Kindle books and with English language learning features like Word Wise, Fire […]

Kesko to gradually wind up Musta Pörssi Ltd’s operations

Musta Pörssi to wind up operations HELSINKI, Finland, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko will gradually wind up Musta Pörssi Ltd’s operations and close the mustaporssi.fi online store by the end of 2015. Business operations of Musta Pörssi have focused on home technology and electronics. Kesko closed the chain operations of Musta Pörssi in 2013 […]

kesko.fi ranked Finland’s best corporate website

Kesko’s homepage at www.kesko.fi has been ranked Finland’s best corporate website. The Swedish Comprend’s annual Webranking survey ranks corporate websites on 50 criteria derived from company stakeholders’ needs and wishes. HELSINKI, Finland, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — The 49 largest Finnish listed companies were included in the survey. On a Europe-wide scale, the survey covered […]

LVMH Group raises awareness among staff of its commitment to employing and retaining people with disabilities

PARIS, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — To mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), the LVMH Group is raising awareness among staff of its commitment to employing and retaining people with disabilities, which earned it the Trophée de la Diversité award in 2015. Human Resources Directors and CSR officers from LVMH companies have been […]

Louis Vuitton history celebrated with exhibition at Grand Palais in Paris, Dec 4 to Feb 21, 2016

PARIS, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Louis Vuitton invites visitors on a journey into its history with the exhibition “Volez, Voguez, Voyagez” at the Grand Palais in Paris, from December 4 to February 21, 2016. An exceptional opportunity to discover the universe of the iconic leather goods House. The exhibition, which retraces the remarkable journey of Louis […]

Retail Litigation Center (RLC), National Restaurant Association and National Retail Federation urge the court to vacate FCC’s Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) ruling

WASHINGTON, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an amicus brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the Retail Litigation Center (RLC), the National Restaurant Association and the National Retail Federation urge the court to vacate two provisions of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) July 2015 Order that reinterprets […]

Ramsey D. Meiser appointed to the newly created position of Senior VP Mixed-Use Development at Federal Realty Investment Trust

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) is pleased to announce the addition of Ramsey D. Meiser to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Mixed-Use Development reporting to Executive Vice President, Development Donald Briggs. He will be based in the Trust’s Headquarters in Rockville, MD and […]

Gap Inc. November 2015 net sales decreased 9 percent vs. the 6 percent increase last year

SAN FRANCISCO, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today reported that November 2015 net sales decreased 9 percent compared with a 6 percent increase last year. On a constant currency basis, November 2015 net sales decreased 8 percent compared with last year.1 Net sales for the four-week period ended November 28, 2015 were […]

L Brands, Inc. reports 8 percent net sales increase in the four weeks ended Nov. 28, 2015 YoY

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) reported net sales of $1.169 billion for the four weeks ended Nov. 28, 2015, an increase of 8 percent, compared to net sales of $1.078 billion for the four weeks ended Nov. 29, 2014.  Comparable store sales increased 7 percent for the four […]

Toys“R”Us, Inc. Q3 2015 Lenders and Note Investors Conference Call has been scheduled for 1:00 pm ET on Friday, December 18, 2015

WAYNE, NJ, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. is pleased to announce that its third quarter 2015 Lenders and Note Investors Conference Call has been scheduled for 1:00 pm ET on Friday, December 18, 2015. On the call, the company’s leadership team will discuss the financial results of Toys“R”Us, Inc., Toys“R”Us – Delaware, Inc., and […]

Österreich: 8. Dezember: BILLA hält Filialen geschlossen und bestätigt damit erneut Petition zum Schutz des 8. Dezember

8. Dezember: BILLA hält Filialen geschlossen und bestätigt damit erneut Petition zum Schutz des 8. Dezember Wiener Neudorf, Österreich, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Auch heuer setzt BILLA ein klares Zeichen für mehr Ruhe in der Adventzeit und lässt am 8. Dezember bereits zum achten Mal in Folge über 1.000 Filialen in ganz Österreich geschlossen. […]

New Zealand: FSL FOODS LTD recalls Fruzio frozen berry products sold across Foodstuffs stores

Auckland, New Zealand, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — In addition to the Fruzio Mixed Berry 1kg and 500g products with Expiry or Use By dates up to and including 7 October 2018 that were recalled earlier today, FSL FOODS LTD has now decided to extend the recall to the following Fruzio frozen berry products […]