Baskin-Robbins’ first “Celebrate 31” promotion for 2016: all regular and kids scoops for just $1.31

Guests can enjoy any scoop of ice cream for $1.31 and two-scoop sundaes for $3.31 at participating Baskin-Robbins shops nationwide CANTON, Mass., 2016-Jan-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is holding its first “Celebrate 31” promotion of 2016 on Sunday, January 31. Throughout the year, on the 31st […]

Grand Parade Investments Limited will develop 250 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants and 70 Baskin-Robbins shops in South Africa over the coming years

Master franchise agreement with Grand Parade Investments calls for the development of more than 250 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants and more than 70 Baskin-Robbins shops in South Africa over the coming years CANTON, Mass., 2016-Jan-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Brands, the parent company of two of the world’s most recognizable brands, Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, today […]

Kroger’s #FuelPointsSweeps giveaway returns

CINCINNATI, 2016-Jan-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — When it comes to paying less for fuel, The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) family of stores wants to know: “How Low Can You Go?” With Kroger’s fuel points and the current low prices of retail fuel in many parts of the country, some customers could spend as little as 1¢ […]

National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) to improve the consumer experience with advanced technology from Diebold

KARACHI, Pakistan, 2016-Jan-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), one of the largest commercial banks in Pakistan, has selected Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) to improve the consumer experience with advanced technology from Diebold’s latest ATM platform and maintenance services. The addition of 500 Diebold 5500 automated teller machines (ATMs) — with full maintenance […]

Children’s book The Lie Tree named the 2015 Costa Book of the Year

LONDON, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Children’s book The Lie Tree, a Victorian murder mystery by Young Adult fiction and children’sauthor Frances Hardinge, has been named the 2015 Costa Book of the Year. The announcement was made this evening (Tuesday 26th January) at an awards ceremony held at Quaglino’s in central London. The Lie […]

Barnes & Noble finalists for its 2015 Discover Great New Writers Awards announced

Winners of the 2015 Discover Great New Writers Awards to Be Announced at a Special Ceremony in New York City on Wednesday, March 2 Prize Pool for Winning Writers and Finalists Increases to More Than $100,000 with Winners Receiving a Year of Promotion from Barnes & Noble NEW YORK, NY, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. to issue financial results for the 14-week fourth quarter and 53-week year ended January 3, 2016 on February 25, 2016

PHOENIX, AZ, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM) today announced it will issue financial results for the 14-week fourth quarter and 53-week year ended January 3, 2016 before the market opens on Thursday, February 25, 2016. Following the release, Sprouts management will conduct a conference call at 8 a.m. MST (10 […]

The United Family® will donate $100,000 to local schools throughout West Texas, Dallas-Fort Worth and Eastern New Mexico

LUBBOCK, Texas, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of United Supermarkets’ 100th anniversary celebration, The United Family® announced today that they will donate $100,000 to local schools throughout West Texas, Dallas-Fort Worth and Eastern New Mexico, as part of its Shop to Support Schools program. Beginning Jan. 13 and running through Oct. 15, guests […]

South Africa: Pick n Pay donates half a million rand to provide support for communities in drought-stricken areas

Pick n Pay steps in on drought relief: will partner with AgriSA relief; store network made available as drop off points Cape Town, South Africa, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pick n Pay is donating half a million rand through different initiatives to provide respite for communities in drought-stricken areas. This is just one of […]

Violeta by MANGO launches Spring/Summer 2016 collection with Candice Huffine as new face of the campaign

Following several collaborations, the model Candice Huffine becomes the new face of the campaign What’s more, Violeta by MANGO is extending the size range to 54 and becoming curvier than ever Barcelona, Spain, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Violeta by MANGO presents its new Spring/Summer 2016 collection with the support of Candice Huffine. The American model, […]

Zalando launches revamped fashion store app

Zalando has updated their fashion store app to provide customers with an easy, elegant and mobile appropriate shopping experience, putting the customer experience first. The app features new ways to browse through the Zalando assortment, larger model images, provides rich editorial content and makes full use of mobile native technology. The revamped app has launched […]

Staples, Inc. announces leadership changes

FRAMINGHAM, MA, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced leadership changes as it creates a more efficient, focused organization. “We are streamlining the organization and building a simplified structure that will speed decision-making and enable us to focus on driving profitable growth,” said Ron Sargent, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “These […]

Taco Bell Corp. warns of fake promotion

IRVINE, Calif., 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taco Bell Corp. has recently been made aware of a promotion being shared via social media that falsely claims customers have a chance to sign up for a “Taco Bell Lifetime Pass.” This is not a promotion sponsored by Taco Bell Corp. or any other YUM! Brands affiliate. […]

K-Group revamps its customer magazine Pirkka

The K-Group’s customer magazine has been revamped in terms of content as well as appearance. Pirkka and its digital channels are a practical media package making the K-Group customers’ daily lives easier with its content, ideas and tips derived from customer needs and recommendations. HELSINKI, Finland, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — “We have redesigned the […]

Argos reports of 74% sales increase of Reviber Plus vibration plates

THE NEW FITNESS GADGET TO GET THE PERFECT BELFIE Kim Kardashian and Nicki Minaj behind new Vibration Plates fitness boom Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Argos reports that sales of vibration plates are on the rise as celebrities such as Nicki Minaj, Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, JLo and Beyonce, known for their […]

Ateliers Sans Frontières awards Carrefour Romania at the “Give IT” competition

ROMANIA, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 20 January, Carrefour Romania was presented with an award in the “Give IT” competition that is staged every year by Ateliers Sans Frontières. The purpose of this competition is to reward companies which decide to donate their old IT equipment so that it can be reused for educational […]

American Heart Month: Macy’s launches limited-edition merchandise, promotions and in-store events to benefit Go Red For Women

As founding national sponsor of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women® movement, Macy’s has raised more than $55 million to support the fight against heart disease in women, resulting in 285 lives saved each day from the movement NEW YORK, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s will inspire women and ignite action once […]

Bloomingdale’s celebrates the Year of the Monkey with pop-up shops, special events and cultural presentations

Retailer rings in the Year of the Monkey with Lunar New Year pop-up shops, special events and in-store animation NEW YORK, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bloomingdale’s will ring in the Year of the Monkey this Lunar New Year with unique merchandise, special events and cultural presentations from Jan. 15 – March 1, 2016. […]

Toys“R”Us announces the return of its “Great Trade-In” event beginning February 1 through February 29

Toys“R”Us, Inc. Urges Consumers to Rid Their Homes of Recalled and Outdated Baby Products During Highly Anticipated Trade-In Event Starting February 1, with Early Access for Loyalty Members Beginning January 29 WAYNE, NJ, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced the return of its customer-favorite “Great Trade-In” event, providing consumers with its latest […]

BC Business Magazine again names Save-On-Foods ‘BC’s Most Loved Brand’

Langley, BC, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — For a second consecutive year, BC Business Magazine, together with market research firm Ipsos has named Save-On-Foods ‘BC’s Most Loved Brand’! According to BC Business Magazine, brand “love” includes consumers’ perception about the brand including a brand consumers identify with; a brand they trust; a brand that they […]

Tractor Supply Company announces financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 26, 2015

Fourth Quarter Earnings per Share of $0.82; Fourth Quarter Sales Increased 3.9% to $1.65 Billion and Comparable Store Sales Decreased 1.4%; Full Year Earnings per Share Increased 12.8% to $3.00 BRENTWOOD, TN, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today announced […]

Belk seeks applicants for its 4th annual Southern Designer Showcase

Winning Designs to be Sold at Belk and on in Spring 2017 CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fashion designers who have a deep connection to the South and want to showcase Modern. Southern. Style. can have their clothes and accessories sold at Belk and on in spring 2017 if they’re selected […]

IKEA expanded solar energy array atop its Detroit-area store

CANTON, MI, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ —  IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in an expanded solar energy array atop its Detroit-area store that opened nine years ago in Canton, MI. The 40,000-square-foot solar panel addition consists of a 242.1-kW system built with 781 panels, and will produce 293,502 kWh more […]

SONIC® Drive-In brings back snack-sized Lil’ Doggies and Lil’ Chickies with new flavors

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC), the ultimate snack destination any time of day, announced the return of last year’s popular snack-sized Lil’ Doggies and Lil’ Chickies with new flavors. These snack options are offered all day at just $1.49 each, and add to an already robust menu of choices […]

Indian warehouse and logistics industry set for makeover

Chennai, India, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Warehouse management, which forms the backbone of distribution network across India, is all set for a complete makeover, thanks to the advancement in barcode technology which has taken an unassailable control over the effective, safe and error-free dissemination of millions of consignments across the country. During the first […]

Walmart Canada promotes the use of reusable bags with the aim to reduce plastic waste

Goal is to eliminate plastic film from municipal land-fill New five-cent fee to be implemented to discourage single-use bags Reusable bags to be offered at a discount Mississauga, ON, 2016-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart Canada today announced that beginning Feb. 9, 2016, it will stop providing free plastic bags to customers in an effort […]

Walmart Canada to open 15 supercentres in January 2016

Three supercentres to open today, 12 more on January 28 Grand opening of 300th supercentre on January 21; 400th Walmart store to open on January 28 The 15 supercentre projects represent an investment of more than $100 million and have generated approximately 700 new store jobs and 1450 construction and trade jobs Mississauga, ON, 2016-Jan-26 […]

SpartanNash provides safe drinking water to its neighbors in Flint, Michigan

Water Drive Taking Place at all Michigan Corporate-owned Stores and Headquarters Corporation and Teamsters Join Forces to donate 2 semi-truck loads Beginning Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, and ending Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, customers at all 91 Michigan D&W, Family Fare, VG’s, ValuLand and Forest Hills Foods stores and Fuel Centers will have the opportunity to […]

Tierwohl ist für Coop keine Nebensache

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2016-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — 1. Platz für Coop beim Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare Unter 90 international führenden Unternehmen im Lebensmittelbereich hat es Coop als einzige Anbieterin aus der Schweiz auf den ersten Platz geschafft. Und dies bereits zum dritten Mal in Folge. Der sogenannte Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare […]

Evolution Fresh declares January 26 as the first-ever National Green Juice Day

Evolution Fresh Teams up with Postmates to Help Customers “Turn it Around” with Free Cold-Pressed ‘Green Juice Breaks’ on January 26 SEATTLE, 2016-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Americans face a turning point in their New Year’s goals toward the end of January when 53 percent of resolution-setters admit they have broken their resolutions and that staying fit […]