Staples Europe: The rapid expansion of our Global Competence Centre confirms that Gdansk (Poland) is an ideal business location

Rapid growth at Company’s Global Competence Centre AMSTERDAM, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples Europe today announced that it is expanding its presence in Poland as it works to provide every product businesses need to succeed. In the past year, Staples has relocated and expanded its Global Competence Centre in Gdansk, and continues to grow […]

Office Depot showcases its “Commitment to Learning” initiative during SXSWedu, March 7-10

IBM, INCubatoredu, Footsteps2Brilliance, Join Office Depot to Create 21st Century Learning Environment BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced plans to showcase its “Commitment to Learning” initiative during SXSWedu, March 7-10, […]

Chris Meyers appointed Chief Financial Officer SpartanNash

CFO of KeHE Food Distributors to Join Company in April Byron Center, MI, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) announced today that Chris Meyers will become the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the company, effective April 11, 2016. Meyers has been serving as the Chief Financial Officer for Naperville, Illinois-based KeHE Distributors, the […]

SpartanNash Company to pay quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per common share

Byron Center, MI, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — SpartanNash Company (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SPTN) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per common share. This represents an increase of approximately 11% from $0.135 per common share paid previously. The dividend will be paid on March 31, 2016 […]

Smart & Final Stores Q4 and full year 2015: net sales up 12.4%

COMMERCE, Calif., 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE:SFS), the value-oriented food and everyday staples retailer, today reported financial results for the thirteen week and fifty-three week periods ended January 3, 2016. Full Year Highlights: Net sales increased 12.4% to $3.97 billion Comparable store sales growth of 4.5% Net […]

Colruyt Group opens new hydrogen plant

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colruyt Group officially opens the new hydrogen plant within the framework of the “Don Quichote*” project. Located on the Dassenveld site in Hal, where the group has a distribution centre, this plant has the aim of demonstrating the technical and economic feasibility of a hydrogen storage and […]

MIGROS: SPATENSTICH FÜR NEUES PROJEKT «GURTENGÄRTLI»

Schönbühl, Switzerland, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mit dem «Gurtengärtli» lanciert der Gurten – Park im Grünen ein neues Projekt für Kinder und Erwachsene, die Freude am Gärtnern haben. Am 23. März starten die ersten Kurse im Bio- und Naturgarten. Das neue Angebot auf dem Gurten richtet sich an alle Gummistiefel-Fans, Forscher und erwachsene […]

Die wichtigsten Zahlen der Klubschule Migros 2015; Nummer 1 im Schweizer Weiterbildungsmarkt

Zürich, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Knapp 380‘000 Personen haben letztes Jahr einen der über 53‘000 Kurse und Lehrgänge besucht. Die Klubschule Migros bleibt damit 2015 die Nummer 1 im Schweizer Weiterbildungsmarkt. Am beliebtesten waren Sprach- und Bewegungskurse. Menschen lernen heute ihr Leben lang – sei es, um ihre Chancen am Arbeitsmarkt zu erhöhen oder […]

AmRest Holdings SE Investors Teleconference will be held on March 11th, 2016

Wrocław, Polska, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Management Board of AmRest Holdings SE invites to the 2015 Annual Investors Teleconference. The teleconference will be held on March 11th, 2016 at 2:30 pm (CET). AmRest 2015 Annual Financial Statement will be published on March 11th, 2016, before the WSE session. The presentation summarizing AmRest FY 2015 […]

Walgreens donates $100,000 to CDC Foundation to aid its Zika virus education and prevention efforts in Puerto Rico

Company Donates $100,000 to CDC Foundation to Aid Education and Prevention Efforts All Walgreens Puerto Rico Locations to Offer CDC-Recommended Items to Prevent Zika DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an effort to curb the spread of Zika virus disease in Puerto Rico, Walgreens is collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control and […]

Starbucks hit the 10-million coffee trees milestone in its One Tree for Every Bag Commitment

SEATTLE, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — When Starbucks hit the 10-million coffee trees milestone in its One Tree for Every Bag Commitment today, the groundwork was laid to not only revitalize coffee farms, but also uplift surrounding communities in Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador. Starbucks announced the One Tree for Every Bag Commitment last fall, […]

Starbucks one of only 14 companies making the World’s Most Ethical Companies list for 10 years in a row

SEATTLE, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the 10th year in a row, Starbucks has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. The Ethisphere Institute evaluates companies based on these categories: Reputation, Leadership and Innovation; Ethics and Compliance Program; Governance; Corporate Citizenship and Responsibility; Culture of Ethics. “Transparency and sustainability are no longer […]

Starbucks partners from China and Asia Pacific region finalists in the first Regional Barista Championships in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — With camera lights flashing and a captivated audience of 600 spectators looking on, 14 Starbucks partners (employees) took center stage for an epic competition to demonstrate their coffee expertise. These partners, who represented countries across Starbucks China and Asia Pacific region, were the finalists in the first Regional Barista […]

Starbucks’ new store in Jamaica, NY is the first in a nationwide initiative for opportunity youth in one of America’s most diverse, yet underserved urban communities

Similar Starbucks stores coming soon to at least 15 communities across the U.S. supporting economic development and community engagement through collaborations with local nonprofits and civic leaders Store initiative is a key strategy in Starbucks previously stated goal of hiring 10,000 Opportunity Youth- 16-24 year olds who are not in school and not employed Jamaica, NY, […]

Limited edition Easter-themed LEGO toy as healthy alternative to chocolate eggs on sale at Tesco

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — A limited edition Easter-themed LEGO toy created as a healthy alternative present to chocolate eggs is to go on sale at Tesco – but only for a few weeks. The one off ‘Easter Painting’ toy has been made exclusively for the supermarket and is likely to become an […]

Tesco names Tracey Clements as Managing Director for Convenience and CEO of One Stop

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has announced Tracey Clements has been appointed as Managing Director for Convenience and CEO of One Stop. Tracey will help to develop Tesco’s convenience offer for customers through its network of Metro, Express and One Stop convenience stores across the UK. Tracey joined Tesco in 2002 and […]

Frankie Grande, Rachel Smith, and Lyndsey Rodrigues host Amazon’s first, daily live show Style Code Live

Its First-Ever, Live Daily Show Premieres Tonight at 9 ET/6 PT at www.amazon.com/stylecodelive Free, live interactive show brings viewers the latest trends in fashion and beauty Viewers get tips from expert guests, discover new fashion and beauty products, and can easily shop while watching SEATTLE, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today announced the premiere […]

Amazon to open Amazon@GeorgiaTech staffed pickup location on the Georgia Tech campus

Amazon Student and Amazon Prime members at Georgia Tech will get Free Same-Day Pickup on millions of items when shipped to the Amazon@GeorgiaTech location Amazon@GeorgiaTech will be the first Amazon pickup location in Georgia SEATTLE, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN)–Amazon today announced an agreement with Georgia Institute of Technology to open Amazon@GeorgiaTech, a […]

Macy’s Flower Show presents America the Beautiful, March 20 through April 3

Macy’s downtown flagships showcase a Floral Spectacular inspired by the nation’s distinct regions in New York City, Philadelphia, Chicago, Minneapolis and San Francisco NEW YORK, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — A wonder of nature takes root at Macy’s (NYSE:M) this spring as America’s vast and varied landscapes bloom in unison at the 2016 Macy’s Flower […]

Dave Berry and Laura Whitmore to raise awareness for Sainsbury’s Sport Relief

LONDON, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Radio presenter Dave Berry teamed up with TV favourite Laura Whitmore and Sainsbury’s to take on an alien task to raise awareness for this year’s Sport Relief. The pair posed in the official Sport Relief t-shirt, which is now available at Sainsbury’s stores nationwide. Whitmore and Berry jumped on […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance to release fiscal 2016 second quarter earnings results on 5 April 2016

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) will release its fiscal 2016 second quarter earnings results at 7 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday, 5 April 2016, followed by a one-hour conference call with Walgreens Boots Alliance management beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. The conference call will be simulcast through […]

SONIC launches the new Ultimate Chicken Club sandwich

America’s Drive-In satisfies chicken cravings across the nation OKLAHOMA CITY, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) will add a delicious new member to its popular lineup of premium chicken sandwiches with the launch of the new Ultimate Chicken Club sandwich. Featuring a combination of high-quality ingredients and flavors unique to SONIC, the […]

Lowe’s to present at the UBS Global Consumer Conference in Boston, MA

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer, andRobert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer will present at the UBS Global Consumer Conference in Boston, MA. What: Presentation by Robert Niblock and Bob Hull at the UBS Global Consumer Conference […]

Couche-Tard acquires retail assets in Ontario and Québec from Imperial Oil

Laval, Québec, Canada, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (“Couche-Tard”) (TSX: ATD.A/ATD.B) announces today that it has signed, through its wholly-owned indirect subsidiaries Mac’s Convenience Stores Inc. and Couche-Tard Inc., an agreement with Imperial Oil (“Imperial”) to acquire certain of its Canadian retail assets located in the Provinces of Ontario and Québec. The […]

Winning Collections from 2015 Southern Designer Showcase launch at select Belk stores and online

Five Winning Collections Available in Select Belk Stores and on Belk.com CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk’s 2015 Southern Designer Showcase winners will see their new and exclusive collections debut at select Belk stores and on Belk.com this week. Selected from nearly 300 entrants last spring, each winner currently lives in the South […]

H&M recognised by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the world’s most ethical companies for the sixth year

The World’s Most Ethical Companies program honors companies that excel in three areas – promoting ethical business standards and practices internally, enabling managers and employees to make good choices, and shaping future industry standards by introducing tomorrow’s best practices. H&M has been recognised by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the world’s most ethical companies […]

ALDI announces the promotion of Brent Laubaugh to co-president of ALDI in the US

Brent Laubaugh promoted to co-president Batavia, Ill., 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — ALDI Inc. today announced that Brent Laubaugh, vice president, Saxonburg division, has been promoted to co-president of ALDI in the US, joining David Behm and Chuck Youngstrom, who continue in their roles as co-presidents. All three co-presidents report to Jason Hart, CEO, ALDI. […]

Albert Heijn To Go and BP together will increase fresh and healthier food offerings at retail sites in the Netherlands

Zaandam, Netherlands, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn To Go and BP will work together to increase the offer of fresh and healthier food and drinks at retail sites in the Netherlands. To this purpose, they have signed an agreement to start a pilot with an Albert Heijn To Go shop at six […]