Dunkin’ Donuts recognized as top brand in coffee customer loyalty for the tenth consecutive year by Brand Keys

Dunkin’ Donuts tops packaged coffee category for fourth consecutive year CANTON, MA, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts today marks a decade of distinction for providing guests with a superior customer experience, as the 2016 Brand Keys Customer Loyalty Index® recognizes Dunkin’ Donuts as a top brand for consumer engagement in the out-of-home coffee […]

eBay teams up with inkFrog to help small businesses scale, improve inventory and order management

New partnership aimed to help small businesses scale, improve inventory and order management. San Jose, California, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of our continuing effort to enable everyone from entrepreneurs to small and medium-sized businesses to be successful on eBay, we have partnered with multi-channel selling solutions provider inkFrog. Known for its ecommerce […]

Smart & Final launches new giving campaign, First Street First Percent

Grocer gives first percent of net profits to support local nonprofits COMMERCE, Calif., 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Feb. 17, 2016), Smart & Final, the value-oriented food and everyday staples retailer, announced the launch of its new giving campaign, First Street First Percent, which donates the first one percent of net profits from the […]

Shopify Inc. recorded strong financial results for full year and quarter ended December 31, 2015

Fourth-Quarter Revenue Grows 99% Year on Year Fourth-Quarter Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV) Grows 109% Year on Year Number of Merchants Surpasses 243,000 Shopify reports in U.S. dollars and in accordance with U.S. GAAP Ottawa, Canada, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SH), the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, […]

Starbucks opens its first express store in Canada

First Starbucks Express Store in Canada to Open in Toronto’s Busiest Transit Hub TORONTO, CANADA, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first Starbucks® express store in Canada opens today in Toronto’s Union Station. Toronto moves at a fast pace, with a huge influx of commuters who make their way into the city each day. Union Station […]

Carrefour opens its first Hypermarket in Kazakhstan

Almaty, Kazakhstan, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 11 February 2016, Carrefour’s franchise partner, the Majid Al Futtaim Group, opened the first Carrefour Hypermarket in Kazakhstan, in the city of Almaty, the country’s economic capital. The “Grand Park” Carrefour Hypermarket has a sales area of 8000 m², located in a huge shopping mall counting 400 […]

Add colour to your home with refreshed ColourMatch by Argos homeware range

Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Add colour, inspiration and affordable design choices to homes with ColourMatch by Argos, the fashionable homeware range exclusively available from Argos. With over 800 items in 18 colour ways, the recently updated range features products to make homes standout; from mixing and matching to using hues of […]

Sainsbury’s wins the ‘Leeds Pride Partner of the Year’ at the The Owlies

LEEDS, UK, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is celebrating after winning the ‘Leeds Pride Partner of the Year’ at the The Owlies held at the Marriott Hotel in Leeds. The Owlies have been running since 2008 and celebrate individuals and groups who have made outstanding contributions to the Leeds LGBT community. In 2015, Sainsbury’s […]

Daredevil TV presenter Kirsty Gallacher launched the official Sport Relief merchandise exclusively from Sainsbury’s

LONDON, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Daredevil TV presenter Kirsty Gallacher stunned onlookers as she launched the official Sport Relief merchandise, available exclusively from Sainsbury’s, by running across London’s iconic Serpentine Lake, sporting the new Sport Relief t-shirt. Kirsty took part in the challenge to encourage the Great British public to get involved in this […]

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. to webcast its fourth quarter 2015 earnings on February 24, 2016

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — In conjunction with the Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) fourth quarter 2015 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and […]

Belk launches Kaari Blue fresh new collection for modern Southern women on the go

Kaari Blue Collection Features Vibrant Dresses, Tops, Pants and Signature Shirts CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk is introducing Kaari Blue, a fresh new collection that’s polished and put together in just the right way for modern Southern women on the go. Sold exclusively at Belk, Kaari Blue has patterns that are crisp, […]

Albertsons Companies’ donation initiatives in 2015 contributed more than $270 million to the communities it serves

Boise, ID, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies today announced that it contributed more than $270 million in food and financial support in 2015 to the communities it serves, helping people in 35 states and the District of Columbia live better lives. “We are committed to helping make the communities where we operate the […]

Tractor Supply Company management promotions: Benjamin F. Parrish, Jr. to EVP, General Counsel, Real Estate and Construction and Kurt D. Barton to SVP, Controller

BRENTWOOD, TN, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today announced two management promotions. Benjamin F. Parrish, Jr. has been promoted to Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Real Estate and Construction, and Kurt D. Barton has been promoted to Senior Vice President, […]

Dunkin’ Donuts’ new franchise partner Wabash Valley Donuts, Inc. to develop three new restaurants in Terre Haute, Indiana

LEADING COFFEE AND BAKERY CHAIN SEEKS FRANCHISEE CANDIDATES IN EVANSVILLE CANTON, MA, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with new franchise group, Wabash Valley Donuts, Inc., to develop three new restaurants in Terre Haute, Indiana. […]

Toys“R”Us® launches its brand-new ‘Play With Purpose’ fundraising and awareness campaign in partnership with Save the Children

15.5 Million U.S. Children Live in Poverty; Many Lack Playtime in Their Daily Lives; 10 Minutes of Play Improves Children’s Performance; Play Enhances the Progress of Early Development by 34% Wayne, NJ, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today announced the launch of its brand-new ‘Play With Purpose’fundraising and awareness campaign in partnership with Save […]

Intershop Communications AG recorded solid revenues and increased profitability for 2015

EBITDA of EUR 3.5 million, EBIT of EUR 0.2 million Total revenues of EUR 42.7 million; adjusted at prior year level Licencing revenues up by 51% Product revenues in percent of total revenues climb to 41% (previous year: 30%) Operating cash flow rises sharply to EUR 5.0 million (previous year: EUR 0.4 million) Forecast: in […]

Darty plc announces third quarter trading for the period 1 November 2015 to 31 January 2016

Strong peak trading and further improvement in cash position PARIS, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Darty plc today announces third quarter trading for the period 1 November 2015 to 31 January 2016, based on unaudited management accounts. Summary Successful Christmas and winter sale periods, with a strong development of click and collect up 53 per […]

More than 9,000 veterans already have entered 7‑Eleven’s Operation: Take Command; deadline on February 26

DALLAS, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Thousands of veterans are charging ahead to enlist inOperation: Take Command, 7‑Eleven, Inc.’ssecond franchise giveaway contest targeted exclusively to U.S. military veterans. With the Feb. 26 deadline for entries fast approaching, more than 9,000 veterans have entered, already exceeding last year’s total number of entrants. The winner will receive a […]

Foodstuffs to open new Four Square at West Melton in the third quarter of this year

Foodstuffs is thrilled to announce to the West Melton community that construction of the new Four Square is well on track with the store planning to open in the third quarter of this year. Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The prominently positioned store, which is part of the new shopping centre on […]

Foodstuffs North Island Limited announces the refurbishment of PAK’nSAVE Pukekohe in late June

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs North Island Limited is pleased to announce the refurbishment of PAK’nSAVE Pukekohe, on the corner of Queen and Harris Streets, Pukekohe. The refurbishment is due to commence on site in late June. Foodstuffs North Island Limited is pleased to announce the refurbishment of PAK’nSAVE Pukekohe, […]

More than 25,000 pets found their forever homes at PetSmart’s National Adoption Weekend

Held Last Week, February National Event Aimed at Saving Lives is the Most Successful in PetSmart History PHOENIX, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 25,000 pets found their forever homes last week during PetSmart’s National Adoption Weekend event held at more than 1,400 PetSmart stores across North America — setting a new company record with […]