Dunkin’ Donuts becomes the official coffee and quick service restaurant of National Women’s Hockey League

Dunkin’ Donuts is now the official coffee of the NWHL CANTON, Mass., 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts is skating in as the first official corporate sponsor of the new National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL). As part of a new multi-year agreement announced today, Dunkin’ Donuts is now the official coffee and quick service restaurant […]

Dunkin’ Donuts announces results of its recent Brand Advisory Council election

CANTON, Mass., 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts has announced the results of its most recent Brand Advisory Council (BAC) election which selects franchisees from across the country to provide advice and counsel on topics ranging from marketing strategies and menu innovation to technology and training needs for the company’s more than 8,300 U.S. franchise […]

Deseret First Credit Union launches Interactive Teller machine (ITM) in Provo, Utah developed by NCR Corporation

DULUTH, Ga., 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Deseret First Credit Union has a new high-tech branch in Provo, Utah. The Provo Campus branch at 695 E. 800 North serves local residents and especially students, staff, and faculty at nearby Brigham Young University. The branch is one of the first of its kind in Utah with innovative […]

The Children’s Place announces financial results for the thirteen weeks ended October 31, 2015

Reports Q3 Adjusted Earnings per Diluted Share of $1.93 Reaffirms Fiscal 2015 Adjusted EPS Guidance in the Range of $3.35 to $3.45 Board Authorizes New $250 Million Stock Repurchase Program and Declares Quarterly Dividend SECAUCUS, N.J., 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Children’s Place, Inc.(Nasdaq:PLCE), the largest pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North […]

The Children’s Place, Inc. approves new $250 million share repurchase program and declares quarterly dividend

Increases Authorized Stock Repurchases by $250 Million Declares Quarterly Dividend SECAUCUS, N.J., 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Children’s Place, Inc.(Nasdaq:PLCE), the largest pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a new $250 million share repurchase program and has declared a quarterly dividend. Jane Elfers, President […]

Walmart Canada supports Canadian families in need with 1.2 million contribution to Breakfast Club of Canada and Food Banks Canada

Addressing a significant need: One in ten Canadians don’t know where their next meal is coming from MISSISSAUGA, ON., 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart Canada today announced a 1.2 million dollar contribution to Breakfast Club of Canada and Food Banks Canada to support Canadian families in need. According to the 2015 Report Card on Child […]

The TJX Companies, Inc. declares quarterly common stock dividend of $.21 per share payable March 3, 2016

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) today announced the declaration of a quarterly dividend on its common stock of $.21 per share payable March 3, 2016, to shareholders of record on February 11, 2016. About The TJX Companies, Inc. The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price retailer of […]

BJ’s Restaurants increases its share repurchase program to $250 million

Balanced Capital Allocation Policy Resulted in $187 Million of Common Stock Share Repurchases Since Plan Inception While Continuing Double Digit New Restaurant Growth HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a $50 million increase to the Company’s share repurchase program to $250 […]

Starbucks and Teavana offer premium gifts ideas this holiday season

SEATTLE, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Exquisite designs and the finest materials make Starbucks and Teavana premium gifts special this holiday season. Customers can select from limited-edition tumblers, ornaments, Starbucks Cards and tea sets as memorable gifts for family and friends. Starbucks Brilliant Collection Here are a few extraordinary pieces that are part of the Starbucks […]

Amazon launches streaming subscription program for video providers, Streaming Partners Program

Amazon Prime members can now add SHOWTIME, STARZ and dozens more video subscriptions to their Prime membership Now, video providers can reach a new set of highly engaged viewers with Amazon responsible for driving subscriber acquisition Prime customers benefit from free trials, self-service cancellation of any subscription and special Prime member pricing—subscriptions forSHOWTIME and STARZ are […]

Amazon’s brand-new original live-action kids series Just Add Magic scheduled to premiere on January 15 on Prime Video

Based on Cindy Callaghan’s book of the same name, Just Add Magic stars Olivia Sanabia, Abby Donnelly, Aubrey Miller and Judah Bellamy, and is executive produced by Andrew Orenstein SEATTLE, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced its brand-new original live-action kids series aimed at children aged 6 through 11, Just Add Magic, […]

Amazon announces its best-selling books of 2015: Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train tops the list

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins is the best-selling book of 2015; Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book Ten: Old School by Jeff Kinney tops the list for Kids & Teens books The Most Wished For books are The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins and The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah; The […]

Amazon’s brand-new original dramatic series Mad Dogs scheduled to premiere on Friday, January 22 on Prime Video

Hour-long dramatic dark comedy, based on the hit UK series, stars Steve Zahn, Michael Imperioli, Billy Zane, Romany Malco and Ben Chaplin SEATTLE, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced its brand-new original dramatic series, Mad Dogs, a co-production with Sony Pictures Television, is scheduled to premiere on Friday, January 22 on Prime […]

Lowe’s redesigned DIY smart home solution Iris offers families the chance to prove Santa paid them a visit

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — This holiday season, Lowe’s invites believers and skeptics alike to sign up for its first-ever Santa Tracker, now available in the new Iris by Lowe’s mobile app. The next generation of Iris, the redesigned DIY smart home solution from Lowe’s, offers families the chance to prove not only […]

IKEA U.S. greets its co-workers happy holiday with Roku 2 streaming media player

Conshohocken, PA, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA co-workers across the U.S.1 received a Roku 2 streaming media player as a ‘thank you’ holiday gift. This was another opportunity for IKEA to show gratitude to its co-workers and say ‘happy holiday’. Just a few days prior, IKEA Group thanked its co-workers with a contribution of $1,182 […]

Albertsons awarded Kalyani Namilikonda with brand new 2016 Ford Escape as the winner of its Best Road Trip, Ever! Sweepstakes

Arlington, Texas, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Christmas came early for the Southern Division’s Best Road Trip, Ever! Winner! Albertsons awarded Kalyani Namilikonda with a brand new 2016 Ford Escape for being selected as the winner of the store’s Best Road Trip, Ever! Sweepstakes. Santa Clause himself was there to deliver the Ford Escape to Kalyani at […]

OMEGA & James Bond Exhibition in front of the Hour Passion and OMEGA boutiques at Geneva Airport

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the release of SPECTRE, the latest adventure of James Bond 007, OMEGA invites all passengers of Geneva Airport to discover an amazing retrospective of the missions of the most elegant secret agent always accompanied with his Swiss watch. The exhibition is taking place in Place Centrale […]

74% of Brits fake positive reactions to disappointing gifts at Christmas – Currys PC World Language of Gift Exchange report

Three quarters (74%) of Brits fake positive reactions to disappointing gifts at Christmas – with women (80%) more likely to fake it than men (69%) ‘That’s lovely’, ‘that’s nice’ and even ‘just what I wanted’ can be signs that your gift has disappointed 79% of under-30’s – and 45% of over-60’s – use emojis to […]

Zalando SE to repurchase 50.000 own shares for approximately EUR 1.8 million for employee incentive programs

BERLIN, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The management board of Zalando SE today announced the decision to repurchase 50.000 own shares over the stock market for a total purchase price of approximately EUR 1.8 million (estimate based on the most recent closing price) for the sole purpose of using the shares for employee incentive […]

SPAR International opens its first store in Azerbaijan

AMSTERDAM, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR International, the world’s largest voluntary retail chain, has announced further expansion of its global footprint with confirmation that the brand has opened its first store in Azerbaijan. Located in Baku, the country’s capital, the new 1,800m² SPAR store has been established with local partner Araz which already services […]

Newly refreshed Colruyt Châtelet store reopens its doors after months of renovation work

On Wednesday 9 December the Colruyt Châtelet store will reopen its doors again after a few months of renovation work. The store has been turned into a new-generation Colruyt and is equipped with a brand-new butcher’s department. Halle, Belgium, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Store manager Fabio Breda: “Colruyt renovates its stores to make them […]

Tesco gives early Christmas present to its customers with unleaded petrol and diesel price cuts

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Britain’s biggest fuel retailer provided customers with an early Christmas present today by cutting the cost of unleaded petrol and diesel by 2p per litre at all of its 500 petrol filling stations. The change will come into effect from 11am this morning. Tesco’s network of 500 petrol […]

Tesco introduces finest Duck Éclair just in time for Christmas

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Move over chilli chocolate, so long salted caramel, say hello to the Tesco finest* Duck Éclair – just in time for Christmas. Taking sweet and savoury food fusion to the next level, this winter, Tesco is offering a new, exciting and innovative twist on a classic sweet chocolate […]

Carrefour opens 4th distribution center in China in Wuqing Economic Development Area, Tianjin municipality

CHINA, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — December 2, 2015, the grand opening ceremony of Carrefour supply chain in China-North-West China distribution center is held in Wuqing Economic Development Area, Tianjin municipality. The foundation of the center is expected to become the overpass of Carrefour China’s supply chain in northern China, which can form the […]

Carrefour Romania opens Carrefour hypermarket in Timisoara

Timisoara, ROMANIA, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 25 November, Carrefour Romania opened its first Carrefour hypermarket in the city of Timisoara, where it features as part of Timisoara’s most recently-built shopping centre. This new opening takes the total number of Carrefour hypermarket’s in Romania up to 29. The Timisoara Carrefour hypermarket has a […]

Sainsbury’s announces price cuts on unleaded petrol and diesel to help customers go further this Christmas

LONDON, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — From tomorrow, 9 December, Sainsbury’s is cutting the price of unleaded petrol and diesel by up to 2 pence per litre across its 301 forecourts to help customers go further this Christmas. As usual, customers will also be able to collect Nectar points every time they fill up […]

K-store to open electric vehicle charging points by the end of 2015

Soon the owners of electric or hybrid cars can charge their vehicles while shopping at a K-store. The first electric vehicle charging points will be opened by the end of this year in Turku, the Greater Helsinki area and Lahti. Charging will be activated using a contactless K-Plussa card and it is offered free to […]

Ewan McMahon appointed Retail Operations Director at Homebase

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ewan McMahon has been appointed to the role of Retail Operations Director at Homebase, reporting to Managing Director Echo Lu as part of the Homebase Leadership Team. He takes up the position on 7 December 2015. Ewan brings 25 years of retail experience having started on the […]

Guerlain once again joins French publisher Editions du Cherche-Midi to launch the Abeilles de Guerlain literary prize

PARIS, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Guerlain has again joined French publisher Editions du Cherche-Midi to launch the Abeilles de Guerlain literary prize. Winners of the first edition were published in the Mémoire Olfactive short story collection in May 2015. The Abeilles de Guerlain literary prize aims to promote creativity by discovering the writing talents […]

Louis Vuitton CEO Michael Burke shares the vision of environmental responsibility at the leather goods House

PARIS, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — In conjunction with the COP21 World Climate Summit, of which LVMH is a partner, we asked five CEOs from our different business sectors to talk about the importance of the environment for their respective Houses. Michael Burke, CEO of Louis Vuitton, shares the vision of environmental responsibility that […]