LVMH sponsored the Cultures and Creation fashion show for the sixth year in a row

PARIS, 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its partnership with the Paris suburbs of Clichy-sous-Bois and Montfermeil, LVMH sponsored the Cultures and Creation fashion show for the sixth year in a row on February 13. The event offers a fresh and positive perspective of challenged urban neighborhoods. Initiated in 2005 by the city […]

Lowe’s recommends its shareholders reject the unsolicited offer made by the private Canadian investment company TRC Capital Corporation

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that it has been notified of an unsolicited “mini-tender” offer datedFebruary 10, 2016, made by TRC Capital Corporation, a private Canadian investment company, to purchase up to 2,000,000 shares of Lowe’s common stock, less than one fourth of one percent of […]


Zürich, Switzerland, 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Die Migros ruft die bunt geringelten Babysocken mit einem aufgenähten Plüschköpfchen aus Sicherheitsgründen zurück. Da sich das Plüschelement leicht von der Socke lösen kann, besteht die Gefahr, dass die kleine integrierte Rassel verschluckt werden kann. Die bunten Babysocken in verschiedenen Grössen (Artikel-Nr. 8922.163) gibt es in den […]

Starbucks turns up the heat on its breakfast and lunch menu with two new sandwiches

SEATTLE, 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks food team is turning up the heat on the company’s breakfast and lunch menu. “We saw an opportunity to create sandwiches with bold flavors,” said Sita Kacker, Starbucks product development manager. “Chorizo is popular right now and spicy is on trend, so this guided our direction.” The food […]

#HMLovesCoachella: H&M creates co-branded collection with the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Stockholm, Sweden, 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M teams up once again with the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, creating a co- branded collection for girls and guys under the claim #HMLovesCoachella. Catching the on- the-road vibe and aesthetic, H&M delivers a street-savvy collection infused with playfulness, ease and a sense of belonging. The […]

NACS debuts its new podcast series “Convenience Matters”

​ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — NACS debuted its new podcast series, “Convenience Matters,” that discusses topics related to the convenience store industry. The first three podcasts in the series “Convenience Matters,” can be downloaded at and iTunes. The podcasts also will soon be available on Google Play. The first episode (“New […]

Whole Foods Market to open its first North Orange County location on Feb. 17

NOOC Bar, hot ramen, ‘boozy’ gelato, poke, cake decorating and ‘upstairs mezzanine’ among store’s highlights BREA, Calif., 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market will open its first North Orange County location at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 17, in Village at La Floresta, 3301 Imperial Highway at Valencia Ave. With its mix of innovative offerings […]

Sobeys Inc. announces the appointment of Yves Laverdière as President of it’s Quebec business unit

STELLARTON, NS, 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Sobeys Inc. today announced the appointment of Yves Laverdière as President of the company’s Quebec business unit. Mr. Laverdière served for a 19 years as a senior leader within the Quebec business unit, most recently as the Senior Vice President, Merchandising, for the IGA banner. “Yves is […]

Deutsche Post and Postbank workstations to be equipped with new IT systems by Wincor Nixdorf

Major contract from Deutsche Post AG Paderborn, GERMANY, 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Deutsche Post AG has awarded a contract to Wincor Nixdorf as the general contractor to equip all workstations of Deutsche Post and Postbank with new IT systems. The installation will begin in April 2016 and is scheduled to be completed by April […]

Harris Teeter reinforces its commitment to education with donation of $5,000 each to 10 local schools

Date:          Tuesday, February 23, 2016 Time:          10 a.m. Location:    Barcroft Plaza Harris Teeter 6351 Columbia Pike Falls Church, VA 22041 Live shots are welcomed! Falls Church, VA, 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter Store Director Jennifer Munoz will present 10 local schools each with a $5,000 check to reinforce the company’s commitment […]

Coop greift jetzt auch bei Syoss-Produkten zu Parallelimporten

Für gerechtere Konsumentenpreise in der Schweiz BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Coop ergreift weitere Massnahmen gegen die ungerechtfertigten Preisunterschiede zum benachbarten Ausland. Ab sofort sind bei Coop alle Shampoos und Spülungen der Marke Syoss 20 % günstiger. Die Verhandlungen mit dem Lieferanten Schwarzkopf Henkel ergaben für Coop nicht das gewünschte Ergebnis. Darum hat […]

Starbucks brings two beverages inspired by the Starbucks Reserve® Roastery and Tasting Room to stores

SEATTLE, 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the first time, Starbucks is bringing two beverages inspired by the Starbucks Reserve® Roastery and Tasting Room to stores in the U.S. and Canada. Beginning February 16, Smoked Butterscotch Latte and Teavana® Citrus Green Tea Latte will be available in participating Starbucks® stores for a limited time. When the Starbucks Reserve Roastery […]

Tesco extends financial support for British dairy farmers

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the wintry weather continues to take hold, Tesco has today announced it will extend its industry leading support for British dairy farmers. Six months ago, Tesco announced it would provide additional financial provision for farmers who produce milk that goes into its own label cheddar cheese products. […]

The H&M group’s sales increased by 7 percent in January 2016 compared to the same month last year

Stockholm, Sweden, 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M group’s sales including VAT increased by 7 percent in local currencies in January 2016 compared to the same month last year. In January there was a negative calendar effect of approximately 2 percentage points because the month had one more Sunday than in January 2015. The total […]

H&M and its suppliers commit to not buying cotton from Turkmenistan or Syria

Since December 2015, H&M has a ban on cotton from Turkmenistan and Syria. All suppliers working with H&M have signed a commitment requiring that they don’t buy cotton from Turkmenistan or Syria. Stockholm, Sweden, 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The suppliers that do not sign the commitment will not be allowed to work with H&M. […]

L Brands: Victoria’s Secret CEO Sharen Jester Turney resigns; Leslie H. Wexner to succeed

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) today announced that Victoria’s Secret CEOSharen Jester Turney has made the decision to resign.  Turney has been with the company for nearly 16 years, joining as President and CEO of Victoria’s Secret Direct in 2000 and assuming responsibility for the brand as CEO […]

Best Buy in search for organizations who want to give youth opportunities to develop tech skills

Richfield, MN, 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Best Buy is looking for nonprofits and other organizations who want to partner in giving youth the opportunities to develop tech skills that will inspire future education and career choices. Groups are invited to submit an application to host a Geek Squad Academy camp this summer. Now in […]