Amazon orders four seasons of Original Kids Series Thunderbirds Are Go to debut on Prime Video in the US

Amazon orders four seasons of the new series, which is a reinvention of the 50-year-old classic Thunderbirds series; Rosamund Pike to star as Lady Penelope SEATTLE, 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has ordered four 13-episode seasons of new Amazon Original Kids Series Thunderbirds Are Go to debut on Prime Video in […]

Amazon: Mozart in the Jungle renewed for third season

Amazon’s Prime Video is the first content provider in a decade to win Best Musical or Comedy Series and Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Series in back-to-back years for different shows SEATTLE, 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon today announced the multi-Golden Globe award-winning series,Mozart in the Jungle, has been […]

Amazon Web Services launches free, cross-platform, 3D game engine for developers to create and connect their games to AWS Cloud and Twitch

New game engine helps developers create the highest-quality games, build cloud-connected gameplay features, and build communities of fans on Twitch; beta available for free download today New AWS service, Amazon GameLift, lets game developers quickly scale their session-based multiplayer games to support millions of players with AWS’s highly available cloud infrastructure SEATTLE, 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR […]

Nordstrom unveils footprint and exterior design of its first Nordstrom store in New York City

NEW YORK, 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) unveiled for the first time the footprint and exterior design of its first Nordstrom store in New York City. The store will encompass four properties in the Columbus Circle neighborhood of Manhattan along Broadwaybetween West 57th and West 58th Streets. The approximately 363,000 square-foot […]

Macy’s celebrates Valentine’s Day with an array of gifts sure to delight that special someone

A variety of gifts for that special someone is available at Macy’s stores and macys.com NEW YORK, 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s is spreading the love this Valentine’s Day by offering an array of gifts sure to delight that special someone. With the hottest items from the best designers and brands, Macy’s has […]

Sainsbury’s commits to offer lower regular prices; phases out multi-buy promotions by August 2016

LONDON, 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is extending its commitment to offer customers great products and services at fair prices, with the phasing out of multi-buy promotions* across its grocery business by August 2016. Customers will now find even better value at Sainsbury’s with lower regular prices. Sainsbury’s is the first UK retailer to […]

H&M Conscious Foundation: HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden awarded the winners of the first Global Change Award

On 10 February, HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden awarded the winners of the first Global Change Award, an annual innovation challenge for circular fashion initiated by the non-profit H&M Conscious Foundation. Most votes, and a grant of €300,000, were awarded to the Finnish team behind Making waste-cotton new; conversion of waste-cotton into new textile. […]

Tractor Supply Company continues with its expansion with the opening of its 1,500th store

Company Continues to Execute on Growth Strategy BRENTWOOD, TN, 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today announced the opening of its 1,500th store in Odessa, Texas. The new south Odessa store is located at 1511 West Interstate 20 and will […]

Toys“R”Us announces the promotion of Joe Venezia to EVP, Global Store Operations

WAYNE, NJ, 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced the promotion of Joe Venezia to Executive Vice President, Global Store Operations, effective February 22. In this newly elevated role, Mr. Venezia will continue to be responsible for delivering an exceptional shopping experience across the company’s more than 850 Toys“R”Us®and Babies“R”Us® stores nationwide, with […]

KidCents charities to receive over $1.5 Million from Rite Aid Foundation’s Big Hearts Give Challenge

182 KidCents Charities to be Honored by Rite Aid Associates     Camp Hill, Pa., 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the spirit of the season, throughout the month of February, Rite Aid associates across the country will recognize their local KidCents charities for participating in The Rite Aid Foundation’s Big Heart Gives Challenge. The special challenge […]

The Nature Conservancy, the Billion Oyster Project and Whole Foods Market to raise awareness in protecting our oceans and oysters

Event at Whole Foods Market Columbus Circle aims to educate consumers on the many reasons to love oysters New York, NY, 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — From coast to coast, The Nature Conservancy is working to restore and rebuild populations of wild oysters. In February and March of 2016, Whole Foods Market and the Conservancy—two […]

Whole Foods Market signs another five leases for its 365 by Whole Foods Market™ stores

AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) today announced that it has signed another five leases for its 365 by Whole Foods Market™ stores, bringing the total to 13 leases now signed. The new 365 by Whole Foods Market stores will be located in Evergreen Park, Illinois; Gainesville, Florida; and Concord, […]

Whole Foods Market’s Sedona store expands Bar 1902; increases prepared foods and bakery offerings

Offering 18 beers on tap, self-serve pizza, cauliflower nachos, vegan sushi, cake decorating and more SEDONA, Ariz., 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Whole Foods Market’s Sedona store, at 1420 West Highway 89A, has expanded its bar and restaurant, Bar 1902, and has increased offerings in the prepared foods and bakery departments. The enhancements are […]

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per common share

PHILADELPHIA, 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE: PEI) announced today that its Board of Trustees has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per common share.  The dividend is payable on March 15, 2016 to common shareholders of record on March 1, 2016. The March 15th dividend payment will be […]

EPA named Best Buy a Gold Tier Award Winner for its recycling program

Richfield, MN, 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) named Best Buy a Gold Tier Award Winner at the agency’s National Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Program Electronics Challenge ceremonies in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. The EPA distinction recognizes our commitment to electronics recycling, transparent management practices and consumer education throughout 2014. […]

Best Buy presented $10.2 million to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital from its St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign

Richfield, MN, 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The recent St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign at Best Buy was the most successful one yet, but it’s the faces behind the cause that really matter. And this week, a group of Best Buy store general managers (GMs) got to see those faces, in person, at St. […]

Best Buy to accept pre-orders for the Oculus Rift headset starting Feb. 16

Richfield, MN, 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ever wanted to feel like you were in your favorite video game or jump over to a destination on the other side of the world? Well, virtual reality, or VR, is your way in, and you won’t have to wait much longer to make it happen. On Feb. 16, […]

BESTSELLER FOUNDATION ACQUIRES 25% OF OGOJII MAGAZINE

BESTSELLER FOUNDATION BUYS 25% OF OGOJII MAGAZINE – A PAN-AFRICAN MAGAZINE BUILT ON THE BELIEF THAT DESIGN WILL RESHAPE AFRICA – ITS IDENTITY, ITS CULTURES AND ITS FINANCIAL MUSCLE. BRANDE, Denmark, 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Did you know that Kenya could very well pioneer drones in the delivery of goods? That bitcoin might replace […]

The Jerónimo Martins Group recognised for its fight against food waste in Portugal at the 2015/16 European Business Awards

Lisbon, Portugal, 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Jerónimo Martins Group was internationally recognised for its fight against food waste in Portugal with a “Ruban d’Honneur” in the “Award for Environmental and Corporate Sustainability” category of the 2015/16 European Business Awards. The Group was chosen from 678 National Champions by an esteemed panel of […]

Co-op food store at Heaton Moor Road created two new retail roles following its re-launch

MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — On your marks, get set . . . Stockport Wheelchair Racing’s Paralympic Games hopeful, Carly Tait, helps store colleagues to get the new-look Heaton Moor Co-op underway following its £475,000 makeover. The investment in the Co-op food store, located at 206 Heaton Moor Road, has created two new […]