Mike Fitzharris appointed CEO and representative director of QVC Japan

WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — QVC, the global leader in video and ecommerce retail, today announced that Mike Fitzharris has been appointed as the CEO and representative director of QVC Japan, effective December 15, 2015. Fitzharris will be responsible for overseeing QVC’s operations and growth in Japan. He will report to Steve Hofmann, […]

Harris Teeter to open its largest store to date in Pinehurst, N.C. on Jan. 12, 2016

Company to Celebrate Grand Opening with Sampling Event Pinehurst, N.C., 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is proud to welcome shoppers to its PineCroft location on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 at 4 p.m. as the company celebrates its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and Taste of Teeter sampling event featuring Harris […]

Sports Direct International plc responds to unfair portrayal of its employment practices

Shirebrook, United Kingdom, 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board (“we” or “us”) of Sports Direct International plc (“Sports Direct” or “the Company”) notes the continued commentary regarding the working conditions of its employees and casual workers. To date, Sports Direct has sought to address questions relating to its employment practices on a case-by-case basis […]

Staples kicks off the New Year with the new back-to-business 110% Price Match Guarantee

Staples Celebrates 30 Years of Helping Small Businesses Succeed FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) kicks off the New Year with the new back-to-business 110% Price Match Guarantee, giving customers even more confidence in Staples’ commitment to offer the best prices on products in stores and online. Staples is also […]

MANGO launches its watch face for Android Wear watches

The app for Android Wear smart watches has been available since 15 December on Google PlayTM Barcelona, 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — MANGO continues its technological journey and launches its watch face for Android Wear watches.  The exclusive app for these devices transports the design and aesthetics of the brand’s latest trends to an […]

MANGO opens 2,500 m2 store in Barcelona; its largest in Spain

The new store will have a surface area of 2,500 m2 and is located on the mythical Las Ramblas in Barcelona Barcelona, 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — This weekend, MANGO will open its largest store in Spain. The store will be located in the heart of Barcelona, at number 132 Las Ramblas. The new […]

Weis Markets opened in-store beer café at its Muncy store in Pennsylvania

Sunbury, PA and Muncy, PA, 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets today announced it has opened an in-store beer café at its Muncy store located on 1272 East Penn Street. The café received final approval from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) and opened Thursday afternoon. The 30-seat café sells beer for both take-out […]

Schnuck Markets, Inc. to open second Schnucks store to serve the residents of Peoria and the surrounding area

PEORIA, Ill., 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — St. Louis-based Schnuck Markets, Inc. is pleased to announce plans for a second Schnucks store to serve the residents of Peoria and the surrounding area. The new 70,000-square foot, full-service grocery and pharmacy will be built at the northwest corner of Knoxville and Alta Roads in north Peoria. David […]

Signet Jewelers Limited to release its holiday sales results on Thursday, January 7, 2016

HAMILTON, Bermuda, 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE and LSE: SIG), intends to announce its holiday sales results at approximately 7:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, January 7, 2016. On that date there will be a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EST and a simultaneous audio webcast and slide presentation available at www.signetjewelers.com. The slides […]

LuLu Group to open its first hypermarket in Cairo, Egypt

Cairo, Egypt, 2015-12-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — LuLu Group has set its foot in Egypt by opening its first hypermarket in Cairo, capital of Egypt. The 119th hypermarket was inaugurated by Khalid Hanafy, Egyptian Minister for Trade, in the presence of Galal El Saeed, Governor of Cairo, Mohamed Abdul Sayed, Advisor to the Prime Minister, Khalifa […]