Costa Coffee announced the finalists of its short story award 2015

LONDON, 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — NIALL BOURKE Gerardo Dreams of Chillies Gerardo smoked as the truck hurtled towards the outskirts of Puebla. He dreamed as he smoked. He dreamed of chillies. Niall Bourke is 34 and originally from Kilkenny in Ireland. He now lives in London, where he teaches English at St Michael’s […]

Zalando posts 30-31 per cent revenue growth in the fourth quarter of 2015

Strong continued growth with Q4 revenues at EUR 865-872 million (30-31 per cent growth) Adjusted EBIT of EUR 61-78 million (7-9 per cent margin), in line with prior management guidance Full year revenues at EUR 2,955-2,962 million, clearly profitable with 3.3-3.9 per cent adjusted EBIT margin BERLIN, 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zalando SE, […]

Die Migros hat den Zuckergehalt im Farmer-Croc-Schokoladenmüesli verringert

Trotz Herausforderungen ist das Versprechen auf Kurs. Zürich, SWITZERLAND, 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vielleicht ist es einigen Käufern aufgefallen: das Farmer-Croc-Schokoladenmüesli ist in der Konsistenz etwas härter. Dies ist neu und liegt daran, dass die Migros den Zuckergehalt um 3 Gramm pro 100 Gramm verringert hat. Die Migros-Betriebe arbeiten aber daran, trotz geringerem Zuckergehalt […]

The Lindex launches spring collection

Gothenburg, Sweden, 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Lindex spring collection presents clean color combinations, with blue playing hero, sustainable denim and a new take on that 70s’ feeling. “This spring is all about creating a feminine yet clean look. The jumper is the season’s calm foundation to which statement pieces are added. We love […]

Defense Commissary Agency becomes the first U.S. retailer to create an omnicommerce experience with NCR Retail ONE

New NCR commerce hub unites an open ecosystem of retail applications and data with an omnichannel software platform NEW YORK, 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, today announced that the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) will be the first U.S. retailer to create an omnicommerce experience […]

Honeywell and NCR Corporation announces strategic partnership at the NRF’s Big Show in New York

Collaboration to deliver technology solutions to retail, supply chain and government customers FORT MILL, S.C., 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) to form a global strategic alliance to develop new service solutions combining the core competencies of both firms […]

NCR Corporation introduces two new POS models at the NRF Big Show in New York

Grocery chain Big Y one-of-the-first to deploy XR8 point-of-sale terminals, bringing new configurations and performance options for checkout environments NEW YORK, 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, today introduced at the NRF Big Show in New York two new point-of-sale (POS) models that bring […]

Ethical Trading Initiative grants full membership to Bonmarché

Wakefield, England, 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bonmarché joined the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) as a Foundation Stage Member in July 2013 and has now been confirmed as a Full Member. The ETI promotes respect for workers’ rights around the globe. Full membership was granted because of Bonmarché’s commitment to ethical practice within its core […]

Staples and Office Depot intend to waive the merger agreement termination date to May 16, 2016

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today announced that the Board of Directors of both companies intend to waive the merger agreement termination date of February 4, 2016, and extend it to May 16, 2016.  The extension allows for the […]

Ralphs Grocery Company keeps its commitment of giving; donated more than $6 million to communities and charitable causes in 2015

Company also Donates 3.4 Million Pounds of Fresh Food to Feeding America Partner Agencies LOS ANGELES, 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ralphs Grocery Company believes in giving back to the communities its store serve. In keeping with its commitment of giving, the supermarket company today announced that it contributed more than $6 million to local […]

Colruyt Group lowers impact on climate change with liquid ice containers to transport fresh products to the stores

Liquid ice cooling has a 58% lower impact on climate change Halle, Belgium, 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colruyt Group has recently started using a new type of refrigerated container to transport fresh products to the stores. This ‘liquid ice container’ was developed by in-house engineers and uses liquid ice, a first in the sector. The […]

Starbucks Coffee Company launches new digital music experience with Spotify

Over 7,500 Starbucks U.S Company-Operated Stores Integrated with Leading Streaming Service Spotify Through World-Class Starbucks App, Connects Customers to New Digital Music Experience 10 Million Member My Starbucks Rewards® Loyalty Program and Spotify Users Can Now Discover, Save and Take Starbucks Curated Content with Them Weekly Feature to Highlight New Artists, Albums and Freshly Curated Starbucks […]

Amazon announces available Dash Replenishment devices

Brother, GE Appliances, and Gmate devices now integrate Dash Replenishment to automatically order everyday essentials from Amazon Purell and Whirlpool Smart Dishwasher join Dash Replenishment program Dash Replenishment APIs now broadly available for device makers from hobbyists to large manufacturers SEATTLE, 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced the first devices available with Amazon […]

Macy’s: Bloomingdale’s to open store in Kuwait in 2017 as part of its partnership with Al Tayer Group LLC

CINCINNATI, 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today announced that a Bloomingdale’s store is planned to open in spring 2017 in Kuwait as part of a strategic partnership with Al Tayer Group LLC, a leading UAE-based company with diversified business. This will be Bloomingdale’s second international location (the first opened in Dubai in 2010) […]

Waitrose launches Pick Your Own Offers its first TV advertising campaign to highlight its money-saving scheme

LONDON, 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — From this week, Waitrose will launch its first TV advertising campaign to highlight its money-saving scheme Pick Your Own Offers. Pick Your Own Offers gives customers the power to choose their own savings, as customers can select which ten products from over 1,000 they’d like to save 20 per […]

Waitrose to reduce sugar in its range of breakfast cereals in 2016

Waitrose takes 25 tonnes of sugar out of popular own label products LONDON, 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose has today announced plans to reduce sugar in its range of breakfast cereals during 2016 by stripping out more than 7.5 million calories or nearly two tonnes in the coming year. The commitment will involve a […]

Lowe’s to exit the joint venture with Woolworths Limited in Australia

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced it has provided notification to Woolworths Limited, its joint venture partner in Australia, of its intent to begin the process of exiting its investment in the joint venture, which operates Masters Home Improvement stores and Home Timber and Hardware Group’s […]

CVS Health announces partnerships with the National Black Nurses Association and the National Association of Hispanic Nurses

New alliances with National Black Nurses Association & National Association of Hispanic Nurses to strengthen company’s diverse nursing workforce populations WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of an ongoing commitment to develop a diverse workforce that reflects the patients and communities it serves, CVS Health today announced strategic partnerships with two leading […]

Golub Corporation announces the appointment of Scott Grimmett as its chief executive officer

Accomplished Executive to Lead Family-Owned Company SCHENECTADY, NY, 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Golub family today announced that Scott Grimmett has been named chief executive officer (CEO), of the Schenectady, NY based Golub Corporation, parent company of Price Chopper, Market Bistro and Market 32. Grimmett, who will also carry the title of president, […]

ascena retail group names Duane Holloway as Senior Vice President and General Counsel

MAHWAH, N.J., 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — ascena retail group, inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) (the “Company”), today announced the appointment of Duane Holloway as Senior Vice President and General Counsel, effective immediately. Mr. Holloway will serve on the Company’s leadership team and report to David Jaffe, President and CEO. He will be responsible for overseeing all legal […]