Amazon introduces the Fire HD 8 Reader’s Edition with Blue Shade technology to reduce blue light exposure

New Reader’s Edition comes with the all-new Fire HD 8, a year of Kindle Unlimited, and a limited edition leather cover—all for only $249.99 With Blue Shade, an exclusive Fire OS “Bellini” feature that limits sleep-suppressing blue wavelength light to provide comfortable nighttime reading on a tablet before bed SEATTLE, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. to release its fiscal 2016 first quarter earnings results on Thursday, 7 January 2016

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) will release its fiscal 2016 first quarter earnings results at 7 a.m. Eastern time Thursday, 7 January 2016, followed by a one-hour conference call with Walgreens Boots Alliance management beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. The conference call will be simulcast through the […]

Unibail-Rodamco to sell 2-8 Ancelle office building (Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris region) for €267 Mn

Paris, Amsterdam, 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Unibail-Rodamco entered into an agreement (promesse de vente) for the sale of the 2-8 Ancelle office building (Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris region) for a net disposal price of approximately €267 Mn. This transaction is subject to standard conditions precedent and is expected to close in Q1-2016. 2-8 Ancelle is […]

Kimco Realty Corp. to announce its fourth quarter earnings on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 after market close

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE:KIM) will announce its fourth quarter earnings on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 after market close. You are invited to listen to our quarterly earnings conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 10:00 AM EST. Event: […]

Dunkin’ Donuts to switch to 100 percent cage-free eggs in its U.S. menu by 2025

CANTON, MA AND WASHINGTON, DC, 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, with The Humane Society of the United States, today announced a commitment to source 100 percent cage-free eggs for eggs used in its U.S. menu by 2025. Earlier this year, the company announced its intent to source 10 percent of the eggs for U.S. […]

Rite Aid Corporation to release financial results for Fiscal 2016 Third Quarter ended Nov. 28, 2015 on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) said today that it will release financial results for its Fiscal 2016 Third Quarter, which ended Nov. 28, 2015, on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015. Given the company’s pending merger with Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), Rite Aid will not be holding a […]

LEGOLAND Discovery Centers to open at PREIT’s Plymouth Meeting Mall in Spring 2017

Pennsylvania’s popular family attraction to open in Spring 2017 PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — LEGOLAND Discovery Centers, unique indoor attractions based on the popular LEGO® brick, will begin construction next summer on LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Philadelphia at PREIT’s Plymouth Meeting Mall. The 33,000 square foot attraction will be a premier destination for […]

DFS Group launched its seventh annual DFS Masters of Time exhibition in Macau

HONG KONG, 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — DFS Group (DFS), the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, launched its seventh annual DFS Masters of Time exhibition in Macau on Saturday, December 5. Recognized as the world’s premier retail exhibition of luxury timepieces, the DFS Masters of Time program brings together an extraordinary collection of over 400 […]

Migros verkauft faire Maiskölbchen

Winterzeit ist Raclettezeit. Wenn die Temperaturen fallen, steht das urschweizerische Gericht Raclette ganz oben in der Beliebtheitsskala in der Schweiz und zum Raclette gehören eingelegte Maiskölbchen als Beilage. Diese bietet die Migros neu als erste Detailhändlerin überhaupt in Fairtrade-Qualität an. Zürich, SWITZERLAND, 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zusammen mit der Max Havelaar-Stiftung (Schweiz) hat die […]

Plastic bag use at Tesco stores decreased by 78% since the introduction of the Government’s 5p plastic bag charge

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — The number of single-use bags used by customers at Tesco stores in England has been slashed by an incredible 78% in a month since the introduction of the Government’s 5p plastic bag charge, according to figures released by Tesco. Customers shopping on Tesco.com have also dramatically reduced the […]

Tesco delivers free mince pies around Britain to help customers get into the festive spirit

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — People across the UK are set to enjoy an extra Happie Christmas this year,  as Tesco delivers free mince pies to towns around Britain. To help customers get into the festive spirit, the retailer is delivering thousands of the little festive treats, free, to people’s front doors over […]

Carrefour and the Gueules Cassées collective introduced new brand “Tous AntiGaspi” to tackle food wastage

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour and the Gueules Cassées (“Ugly Mugs”) collective have introduced a new brand – “Tous AntiGaspi” – in a bid to raise the awareness of the retailer’s suppliers of the need to tackle food wastage. These products have minor visual imperfections, and so are sold at a discount… […]

Sainsbury’s Bank appoints David Jones as Chief Customer Officer

David Jones, MD at Moneysupermarket, to join Sainsbury’s Bank to lead its customer division. LONDON, 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s Bank is delighted to announce today, 7th December, the appointment of David Jones as Chief Customer Officer. His appointment will see him lead the Bank’s newly formed Customer Division, bringing together trading and […]

The John Lewis Partnership appoints new legal panel

The John Lewis Partnership has appointed a new legal panel following a review of its existing arrangements. LONDON, 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Slaughter and May is appointed as corporate adviser to provide the legal team with strategic advice in a number of complex and high profile areas and to support in relation to […]

The H&M Conscious Foundation donates USD 100,000 to support Save the Children in their emergency relief efforts in Ethiopia

The H&M Conscious Foundation is donating USD 100,000 to support Save the Children in their emergency relief efforts in Ethiopia during the current drought crisis. The support from H&M Conscious Foundation will be directed towards food and nutrition, clean water, sanitation and hygiene as well as basic education to children in affected areas. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, […]

Hannah Jinkins wins H&M Design Award 2016

Yesterday in London, Hannah Jinkins was announced as the winner of the H&M Design Award 2016. Jinkins, a graduate from the Royal College of Art, London, was selected from eight finalists by an international jury that included amongst others Kate Bosworth, Olivier Rousteing and Nick Knight. As the H&M Design Award winner, Jinkins receives a […]

Morrisons will increase retail price of fresh milk and will also increase price it pays to dairy farmers

Bradford, England, 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a move to support dairy farmers, Morrisons has today confirmed that it will increase the retail price of its standard four pint fresh liquid milk to £1 and it’s Milk For Farmers to £1.23. Morrisons is also increasing the price it pays to dairy farmers on all […]

PAK’nSAVE becomes the leading company to fundraise the most funds ever for Movember New Zealand

Stickman and PAK’nSAVE employees around New Zealand have helped to fundraise more than $100,000 and in doing so have now become the leading company to fundraise the most funds ever for Movember New Zealand. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — From the 1 of November, PAK’nSAVE staff across New Zealand have been growing […]

New World becomes the first retailer to sell the iconic, Sir Peter Blake, special edition 20th anniversary Red Socks

New World, this week announced that they will be the first retailer to sell the iconic, Sir Peter Blake, special edition 20th anniversary Red Socks. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sir Peter Blake, one of our greatest New Zealanders, 20 years ago pulled on a humble pair of red socks, engaged a […]

New World Whangaparaoa now open

New World Whangaparaoa is completing its finishing touches, as the eagerly anticipated new supermarket gets ready to open on Tuesday 8 December at 8.15am. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — “We are thrilled to bring a brand new supermarket to Whangaparaoa,” says Angela Bull, Foodstuffs North Island General Manager, Property Development. “We […]