Co-operative Retailing System to provide start-up funding for non-profit organization Co-operatives First

Saskatoon, CANADA, 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — A five-year, $5 million commitment from the Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) will provide critical start-up funding for Co-operatives First, an organization that will facilitate a new wave of co-operative development in Western Canada. As a non-profit, the newly formed Co-operatives First will work with small- to mid-size rural […]

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) to hold extraordinary general meeting on Tuesday 8 March

Notice is hereby given of an extraordinary general meeting of H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) (556042-7220) which is to be held at 4.30 pm on Tuesday 8 March at H&M, Mäster Samuelsgatan 46A, Stockholm. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The purpose of the extraordinary general meeting is to consider a […]

SSP issues Interim Management Statement for the first quarter of its financial year ending 30 September 2016

LONDON, 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP (“SSP” or “the Group”), a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, issues an Interim Management Statement for the first quarter of its financial year ending 30 September 2016, covering the period from 1 October to 31 December 2015. Group SSP has had a […]

Lindex launches TOMORROW by Josefine Runquist

Gothenburg, Sweden, 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — In august 2015 Lindex announced the winner for best design idea and collection amongst the graduates from Swedish School of Textiles. Now TOMORROW is being launched – an urban and stylish capusle collection designed by the winner Josefin Runquist. ”Humans are mostly moving, and I’ve created garments for […]

BioMar, Blue Circle Foods and Whole Foods Market to create innovative farmed fish feed In the Blue for a greener farmed Salmon

Groundbreaking salmon feed reduces wild-caught fish inputs to earn ‘Good Alternative’ rating from Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch; removes environmental contaminants to make farmed salmon healthier OSLO, Norway, and AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pioneering Norwegian fish farmers Kvarøy and Selsøyvik worked together with importer Blue Circle Foods, leading feed company BioMar and […]

Whole Foods Market to open store in Fayetteville, Arkansas on March 2; creating more than 100 jobs in the community

Company’s first Northwest Arkansas store to open March 2 AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market’s Fayetteville, Arkansas, store, set to open in March, is creating more than 100 jobs in the community. The company held a local hiring event this week and will post additional job listings in the coming weeks. […]

Rite Aid provides wellness+ with Plenti members the opportunity to earn 5,000 Plenti points during its “Big Point Event”

wellness+ with Plenti Members Can Earn Up to 5,000 Plenti Points Worth at Least $50 in Savings After Spending Up to $200 on Participating Products Camp Hill, Pa., 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beginning Jan. 31, Rite Aid is offering its wellness+ with Plenti members the opportunity to earn 5,000 Plenti points when they […]

Rite Aid Corporation announces January sales results of its retail pharmacy segment

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today announced sales results of its retail pharmacy segment for January. Monthly Sales For the four weeks ended Jan. 23, 2016, same store sales decreased 1.4 percent over the prior-year period. January front-end same store sales decreased 1.9 percent. Pharmacy same store […]

Price Chopper marks 14 years of partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

SCHENECTADY, NY, 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Chopper has raised more than $153,000 from its month-long pin-up campaign and the sale of more than 8,500 plush primates for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This celebrates the 14th year the regional supermarket chain has partnered with St. Jude. “We’re proud to partner with St. Jude, […]

Price Chopper to offer access to board certified doctors for the treatment of non-emergency medical issues

In-store Health Stations now offer access to board certified doctors for the treatment of non-emergency medical issues SCHENECTADY, NY, 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marking an advancement in public access to healthcare, five of Price Chopper’s 20 freestanding health stations will be testing a new telemedicine program that allows customers to get a live, private […]

Price Chopper: 3,000 toys collected and distributed in communities throughout New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania and Vermont

Additional donation of $2,500 made to Make-A-Wish Foundation Schenectady, NY, 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of Price Chopper and Market 32 Supermarkets’ annual Holiday Toy Drive and in partnership with The Salvation Army, more than 3,000 toys were collected and distributed in communities throughout the company’s six-state footprint, including New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, […]

Groupe Auchan ranked world’s 11th largest food retailer by Deloitte

In its annual study, “Global Powers of Retailing 2016”, published this week, Deloitte ranks Groupe Auchan up 11th among the largest food retailers in the world. A real success for all the banners! Croix Cedex, France, 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Its development strategy in its 3 main geographical areas, but also the commercial success of the Real acquisition, the […]

Wincor Nixdorf presents new generation of backroom and compacting solutions for reverse vending system

Paderborn, GERMANY, 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf presents the Line Module – its new generation of backroom and compacting solutions for reverse vending systems At EuroCIS 2016, Wincor Nixdorf is presenting its new Line Module in conjunction with the latest version of its Revendo 9020 reverse vending system. The Line Module conveys, sorts, […]

LVMH: Fashion Houses Christian Dior and Givenchy unveiled their creations for Spring/Summer 2016

PARIS, 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Haute Couture fashion shows are a stunning demonstration of the skills of designer ateliers, and an eagerly-awaited event in the fashion world. In late January 2016, Fashion Houses Christian Dior and Givenchy unveiled their creations for Spring/Summer 2016. Dior Surrounded by a gallery of mirrors installed in the elegant […]

LVMH: La Grande Epicerie de Paris creates its own-label products

PARIS, 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — La Grande Epicerie de Paris is a must address for lovers of gourmet foods, offering a mouthwatering selection of premium products. Now the store is taking its expertise a step further with the creation of its own-label products, branded quite simply “La Grande Epicerie de Paris”…! For its own-brand […]

LVMH: Givenchy, Berluti, Kenzo, Dior and Loewe presented looks that will define Fall/Winter 2016/17 trends at Men’s Fashion Week in Paris

PARIS, 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Men’s Fashion Week took place in Paris from January 21-24. Louis Vuitton, Givenchy, Berluti, Kenzo, Dior and Loewe all presented looks that will define Fall/Winter 2016/17 trends. Louis Vuitton An eternal traveler, the Louis Vuitton man has returned to his roots, taking inspiration from Parisians of yesterday and today […]

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. to report its 2015 fourth quarter and annual results on February 11, 2016

ROANOKE, Va., 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, will report its 2015 fourth quarter and annual results before market open on Thursday, February 11, 2016. The Company will detail its results on a conference […]

Kingfisher announces the appointment of Rakhi Parekh as non-executive director of the Company

LONDON, 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kingfisher plc today announces the appointment of Rakhi Parekh as a non-executive director of the Company with effect from 1 February 2016 and as a member of both the Audit and Nomination Committees. Ms Parekh is a highly experienced director in digital retailing having spent 11 years at Amazon.com […]

PetSmart launches New Puppy program

PetSmart® Celebrates New Puppy Program in Stores with Comprehensive Product Collection, Events and New Puppy Guide for Pet Parents PHOENIX, 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Plenty of people welcomed a new pet this past holiday season, delivering a cherished and happy memory for the whole family. According to an online survey for PetSmart by Toluna conducted […]