Stina Honkamaa Bergfors and Erica Wiking Häger proposed to be elected as new members of H&M’s board of directors

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M’s nomination committee has now completed its work on proposals to the annual general meeting on 3 May 2016. The nomination committee proposes that Stina Honkamaa Bergfors and Erica Wiking Häger be elected as new members of the board of directors and that the following present directors be re-elected: […]

H&M campaign 2015 highlights David Beckham’s role as a style leader to millions of men around the world

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Style icon David Beckham has shot his latest H&M campaign for the launch of the spring 2016 Modern Essentials selected by David Beckham collection. The commercial was shot on the streets of Lisbon, where David realises that everyone wants to dress just like him. The new Modern Essentials […]

H&M Conscious Foundation: The five winners of the first ever Global Change Award have been selected

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The five winners of the first ever Global Change Award have been selected by the expert jury. The ideas range from creating new textile out of citrus juice by-products and an online marketplace for recycling of textile leftovers to using microbes to recycle waste polyester. Now, the global […]

H & M CEO Karl-Johan Persson: 2015 has been a very expansive year for the H&M group

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2016-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Full-year (1 December 2014 — 30 Nov 2015) Well-received collections for all brands in the H&M group resulted in good sales of SEK 210 billion including VAT and increased market share. The H&M group’s sales excluding VAT increased by 19 percent to SEK 180,861 m (151,419) during […]

Tesco to take hourly rate of pay for all established colleagues to £7.62 per hour

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has announced a pay increase of up to 3.1% for colleagues working in its stores across the UK, taking the hourly rate of pay for all established colleagues to £7.62 per hour. The two year deal includes an increase in the base rate of pay for all […]

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service issues food safety tips for this Super Bowl

WASHINGTON, 2016-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Super Bowl is already the most-watched television program in the United States, and this year’s 50th game is sure to take the experience to a whole new level. The game (or the ads) may be the main event, but the food usually steals the show. With more than […]

Cabela’s Incorporated to release fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2015 financial results on Thursday, February 18, 2016

SIDNEY, Neb., 2016-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE:CAB) announced today it is scheduled to release fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2015 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, February 18, 2016. A conference call to discuss the results will be held at11:00 a.m. ET that same morning. The call will be […]

Tierschutz: PENNY führt bundesweit Eier von Hennen mit ungekürzten Schnäbeln ein

PENNY setzt bundesweit ein klares Zeichen für mehr Tierschutz. Ab Montag (01.02.) führen die 2.200 Märkte Eier aus Bodenhaltung von Legehennen ohne gekürzte Schnäbel. Der 6er Pack kostet derzeit 1,29 Euro. Damit ist PENNY der erste Discounter, der solche Eier bundesweit anbietet. Die Branche hatte sich darauf verständigt, dass erst ab dem 1. Januar 2017 […]

DFS, Singapore Changi Airport the first travel retail venue worldwide to receive The Whisky Ambassador’s Venue Accreditation

SINGAPORE, 2016-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — DFS Group, the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, announced today in partnership with The Whisky Ambassador and 15PL Limited that DFS, Singapore Changi Airport is the first travel retail venue worldwide to receive The Whisky Ambassador’s Venue Accreditation. The Whisky Ambassador program is the UK’s only accredited training course […]

U.S. convenience store count increased to 154,195 stores as of December 31, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2016-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. convenience store count increased to 154,195 stores as of December 31, 2015, a 0.9% increase (1,401 stores) from the year prior, according to the 2016 NACS/Nielsen Convenience Industry Store Count. [infographic] Within the retail universe that Nielsen tracks, convenience stores account for 34.2% of all outlets […]

Wegmans Food Markets alerts of fraudulent Facebook post bearing the company’s name

ROCHESTER, NY, 2016-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is alerting consumers to a scam that involves a fraudulent Facebook post bearing the company’s name. The company became aware of the scam earlier today when an employee questioned the validity of the post. The Facebook post shows the image of a Wegmans storefront […]

Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship to increase its scholarship awards from $2,500 to $3,000 this year

Applications open for competitive scholarship now through April 1 RAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2016-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship is increasing its scholarship awards from $2,500 to $3,000 this year, giving Meijer team members and their children an opportunity to put even more money toward their college education. Applications are being […]

Russia’s largest food retailer Magnit now with 12,089 stores

Krasnodar, RUSSIA, 2016-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — PJSC “Magnit”, Russia’s largest food retailer (the “Company”; MOEX and LSE: MGNT) announces its unaudited FY 2015 results prepared in accordance with IFRS1. During 2015 the Company added (net) 2,378 stores (1,250 convenience stores, 29 hypermarkets, 58 “Magnit Family” stores and 1,041 drogerie stores) and increased its […]

Starbucks Corporation priced $500 million of 2.100% Senior Notes due 2021

SEATTLE, 2016-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of senior notes.  The company plans to use the net proceeds from the offering of $500 million of 2.100% Senior Notes due 2021 for general corporate purposes, which may include repurchases of Starbucks common stock […]

Starbucks to open in Trinidad and Tobago in 2016

SEATTLE, 2016-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) has announced plans to open its first location in Trinidad and Tobago in 2016, representing the company’s 16th market in the Latin America and Caribbean region. “We are proud to bring the Starbucks Experience to Trinidad and Tobago, marking a key milestone in our continued […]