El Paso, TX tops Walgreens Top Ten DMAs with Flu Activity for the Week of 3/20/2016

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Walgreens Flu Index™ is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranking of those experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country. The Walgreens Flu Index does not provide data measuring actual levels or severity of flu activity, but […]

Bulgari one of the few houses today with a Manufacture that allows control over the entire creative process

PARIS, 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since its founding in Rome in 1884, Bulgari has always known how to surprise, innovate and reinvent itself. These high standards have contributed to its ascent in watchmaking, making Bulgari one of the few houses today with a Manufacture that allows control over the entire creative process, end to […]

Unibail-Rodamco SE: The rights of holders of ORNANE will be adjusted as of March 29

Paris, Amsterdam, 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following the distribution on March 29, 2016 of an interim dividend of €4.85 per share, the rights of holders of ORNANE will be adjusted as of March 29, 2016 as follows: ORNANE 2012 bonds (ISIN code FR0011321330, Article 4.16.7(a)(11) of the prospectus reviewed by the “Autorité des Marchés […]

NRF David French: New Union Organizing Rules Will Lead To Confusion For America’s Employers

WASHINGTON, 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation issued the following statement in response to today’s release from the Department of Labor of final rules significantly narrowing the advice exemption for employers under the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act. “Once again, the Obama administration is bowing to labor unions and eliminating a well-established, […]

National Retail Federation: cap on debit card swipe fees should be lowered further

WASHINGTON, 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — A cap on debit card swipe fees enacted by the Federal Reserve five years ago has helped reduce costs for retailers and consumers but is still higher than intended by Congress and should be lowered, the National Retail Federation said today. “In most cases, 24 cents per transaction represents […]

Jim Lanning appointed CEO/President of Ingles Markets, Inc.

ASHEVILLE, N.C., 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMKTA) announced that effective today, Robert P. Ingle, II and the Company’s Board of Directors appointed Jim Lanning as CEO/President of Ingles Markets, Inc.  Mr. Lanning will continue to work with and report to Mr. Ingle, who will retain the title of Chairman of […]

This April Commissaries observe Month of the Military Child with savings, giveaways and nutritional tours

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Savings, giveaways and nutritional tours for the entire family are on tap for April as commissaries worldwide observe Month of the Military Child. “We know military family life is made better thanks to the commissary benefit, and we’re all about providing our customers with great values, […]

Dunkin’ Brands announces the appointments of new vice presidents to its management team

CANTON, MA, 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc., (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, today announced the following recent appointments of five new vice presidents to its management team. David Gill was promoted to Vice President, Supply Chain U.S. & Canada for Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins. Mr. […]

Dunkin’ Donuts announces the return of White Cheddar Bagel Twist

CANTON, MA, 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts announced that beginning today, a returning favorite, the White Cheddar Bagel Twist will be added to its bagel lineup. The White Cheddar Bagel Twist features Dunkin’ Donuts’ classic plain Bagel twisted and baked with Wisconsin aged white cheddar cheese on top, and is now available any […]

CU Anytime to upgrade its ATM management system to integrated channel management platform from NCR Corporation and INETCO

NCR and INETCO help increase business performance and consumer experience across a multi-vendor ATM network with one powerful, integrated view Duluth, Ga., 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CU Anytime, a leader in providing high availability management services to member credit unions, today announced plans to upgrade its ATM management system to an integrated, powerful channel […]

The Children’s Place announces the appointment of John E. Bachman to its Board of Directors

Former Operations Leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ U.S. Assurance Practice, PwC Strategy Leader and Audit Partner Will Further Enhance the Board SECAUCUS, N.J., 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Children’s Place, Inc.(Nasdaq:PLCE), the largest pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America, today announced it has appointed John E. (“Jeb”) Bachman to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective […]

Debenhams sees growing trend of ‘masstige’ dressing for kids

LONDON, 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Debenhams the multi channel retailer is experiencing a growing trend of ‘masstige’ dressing for kids with sales of premium brands delivering double digit growth. Top of the list is the ‘mini me’ fashion brand Baker by Ted Baker which has delivered 25% sales growth in the last five years, […]

Wakefern Food Corp. member and president of Cuellar Family ShopRites Rafael Cuellar honored by the New Jersey Food Council

Keasbey, NJ, 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rafael Cuellar, President and CEO of Cuellar Family ShopRites and a member of Wakefern Food Corp., was honored recently by the New Jersey Food Council. Cuellar and other industry leaders were recognized for “achieving food business success and for their history of civic service service within the New […]

Raley’s Family of Fine Stores to transition all private-label eggs to cage-free by July, 2016

Company sets strategy to go cage-free on private label eggs this summer Fair Oaks, CA, 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Raley’s Family of Fine Stores has announced the company will transition all private-label eggs to cage-free by July, 2016. The company has been steadily increasing offerings, allowing customers to make the best choice for their […]

Sears Holdings honored with 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award by EPA

Sears Holdings recognized for its sustained leadership to protect the environment HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Sears Holdings with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. […]

Sears Holdings announces the appointment of James P. Andrew as Chief Administrative Officer

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today that James P. Andrew has joined the company in the new role of Chief Administrative Officer. In this position he will be responsible for the company’s corporate support functions, including financial planning and analysis, business finance, procurement, legal, and human resources. “Jim […]