Mark Doiron joins Schnucks Markets as its new chief merchant

ST. LOUIS, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Schnucks Markets, Inc. is pleased to announce industry veteran Mark Doiron has joined the company as its new chief merchant. Doiron, who has more than 25 years of experience in the food and grocery industries, will be responsible for procurement and merchandising throughout Schnucks’ 99 supermarkets. He serves […]

Amazon.com celebrates the success of its Indian sister company Amazon.in with 50% off on selection of great Bollywood digital videos

Amazon.in surpasses other Indian e-commerce sites in October Huge investments in technology and distribution bring big crowds Amazon takes 50% off select Bollywood digital videos on Amazon.com to celebrate SEATTLE, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Just two and a half years after launching, Amazon.in became the most visited e-commerce site in India in October 2015, according to the […]

Veuve Clicquot creates new 100% recyclable packaging: Naturally Clicquot box is made using grapes!

PARIS, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Reflecting its longstanding commitment to the environment, Veuve Clicquot has invented a new 100% recyclable packaging. The groundbreaking Naturally Clicquot box is made using…grapes! This latest eco-responsible innovation follows two previous generations of biodegradable Veuve Clicquot boxes. Veuve Clicquot has since 1990 worked continually to reduce its carbon emissions […]

Ikea welcomes climate change agreement

Conshohocken, PA, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Paris agreement marks the beginning of a new journey to limit climate change. We welcome the long term agreement, which looks at many key aspects of climate change. We stand firm behind the commitment on emission reductions to hold the increase of temperature below 2°C and the […]

H&M group reports of 4% sales increase in November 2015 compared to the same month last year

November 2015 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M group’s sales including VAT increased by 4 percent in local currencies in November 2015 compared to the same month last year. Sales in November were negatively affected by the unseasonably mild weather in North America and in many of the H&M group’s large […]

Maxima Grupė further expands in Estonia with the opening of its first MAXIMA XXX in Tallinn

Tallinn, Estonia, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Maxima Grupė continues its development in Estonia. The 75th Maxima Eesti-owned shop was opened in Tallinn, which marks a new stage of development – it is the first MAXIMA XXX in Estonia’s capital Tallinn. The investment of 16.5 million euro had been reserved for acquisition of land, construction […]

Federated Co-operatives Limited announces 2016 Co-op Excellence in Ag recipients

Saskatoon, CANADA, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the support of Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL), a new class of students are on their way to an exciting career in agriculture and the Co-operative Retailing System (CRS). After submitting applications in the fall, four more students have been selected as Co-op Excellence in Ag recipients. […]

CarMax comments on Kane Case in MA and its Commitment to Recall Transparency

CarMax’s Commitment to Recall Transparency RICHMOND, Va., 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax is committed to providing the most transparent car buying experience in the industry. To ensure our customers are well informed about recalls, CarMax provides vehicle-specific information about open recalls to every retail customer prior to purchasing a used vehicle from our […]

NACS survey: continued drop in gas prices could spur last-minute shopping at stores over the holiday season

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Two in three gasoline customers report that gas prices in their area are lower than they were last month, and the continued drop in prices could spur last-minute shopping at stores over the holiday season, according to the latest Consumer Fuels Survey results released by the National Association […]

Taubman to announce its fourth quarter 2015 earnings on February 10, 2016

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) will announce its fourth quarter 2015 earnings after the market closes on February 10, 2016. The company will host a conference call to discuss these results on February 11, 2016 at 11 a.m. EST. Stockholders and interested parties may listen to a […]

Wincor Nixdorf to take over central operations management of Landesbank Baden Württemberg branch systems

Paderborn, GERMANY, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Landesbank Baden Württemberg (LBBW) has commissioned Wincor Nixdorf to take over central operations management of its branch systems – consisting of automated teller machines, cash recyclers, self-service terminals and automated teller safes – to ensure more efficient self-service and higher system availability. The contract will run for four […]

Morrisons the first retailer to bring unleaded fuel price down to below the £1 mark since June 2009

Bradford, England, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — From this morning (Friday 11th December) motorists filling up with unleaded at a Morrisons petrol station will pay no more than 99.9p per litre. This is the first time any retailer has brought its everyday price down to below the £1 mark since June 2009. Earlier this week […]

Best Buy: Geek Squad Pop-Up at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport for a weeklong Tech experience for travellers

MINNEAPOLIS, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Travelers passing through Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport this week will find a Geek Squad “Pop-Up Tech Experience” to help them make the most of their time spent in one of the busiest airports in the country. The Geek Squad Pop-Up, similar to the precincts found in every Best Buy […]

REWE Group: Weihnachtsessen für 1.000 Kölner im Gürzenich

Am 18. Dezember Gemeinschaftsaktion mit AWO, Caritas, Kölner Tafel und Kalz Köln, Germany, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Volle Supermarktregale, pralle Einkauftaschen und belebte Einkaufszonen dürfen nicht darüber hinwegtäuschen, dass für viele Kölner der Tisch oft karg oder gar nicht gedeckt ist. Deswegen hat die REWE Group rund 1.000 Kölner am 18. Dezember in den […]

Saudi Automotive Services Company signs SR 150 Million bank facility agreement with Gulf International Bank B.S.C.

Retailing and Operation Division Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Saudi Automotive Services Company (SASCO) announces completion of signing of the bank facility agreement (Shariah-compliant) with Gulf International Bank B.S.C on 13 December 2015 at a value of SR 150 Million against signed promissory note. A part of the above mentioned […]

Foodstuffs North Island to open brand new New World Milford store in April 2016

Auckland, New Zealand, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ —Foodstuffs North Island has today announced that the replacement New World Milford will open in April 2016.  The brand new store is currently under construction on Kitchener Road, Milford, after the old store was demolished in March 2015. “We had originally intended for New World Milford to […]

Indonesian retailer MPPA collaborates with Tetra Pak

Tangerang, Indonesia, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — PT. Matahari Putra Prima Tbk (MPPA), a multi-format modern retailer in Indonesia, through Hypermart and Foodmart is in a collaboration with Tetra Pak. Tetra Pak is a leading food packaging company in the world that partners with EcoBali and continue the CSR program “One Pack, One Act for […]

Philippines: SM celebrates 30th anniversary of SM City North EDSA mall

Pasay City, Philippines, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM City North EDSA, one of the most iconic shopping malls in the country, has been an epitome of how SM malls have transformed to meet the shifting needs and demands of consumers in a dynamic Philippine retail environment. From a footprint of only 125,000 square […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods announces extended store hours and great deals on the hottest gifts this holiday season

Holiday shoppers can take advantage of extended store hours and great deals on the hottest gifts in store and online, while also giving back to youth sports PITTSBURGH, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods announced today  its plans for the upcoming holiday season, ensuring customers are able to find the perfect “Gift That Matters” […]