Freshology, Inc. recalls 111 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken salad products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen

WASHINGTON, 2016-Mar-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Freshology, Inc., a Burbank, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 111 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken salad products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The ranch salad dressing included with the product contains egg, a known allergen, […]

Debenhams Pet Insurance latest figures show that most claims for pets ingesting chocolate fall over Easter month

LONDON, 2016-Mar-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Easter is a time for celebrations, chocolate and bank holiday weekends, but pet owners nationwide are being reminded that while the Easter holidays are fun for the family, there are potentially life-threatening dangers for our pets. In the UK, 13 million (46%) households are pet owners*.  Mislaid Easter eggs […]

Ben de Lisi bridal collection exclusively created for DEBENHAMS

LONDON, 2016-Mar-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — He’s known for dressing the world’s most glamorous women and now Ben de Lisi has created a collection of six stunning bridal gowns exclusively for DEBENHAMS. Epitomising Ben’s signature timeless sophistication, the collection features luxurious fabrics, intricate detailing and faultless design. From floor-sweeping, sleek column gowns to the fairy […]

Hudson’s Bay Company declares quarterly dividend of $0.05 per common share

TORONTO & NEW YORK, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hudson’s Bay Company (“HBC” or the “Company”) (TSX:HBC) announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend for holders of the Company’s common shares in the amount of $0.05 per common share. The dividend will be paid on April 15, 2016 to shareholders […]

Weis Markets receives final Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board approval to open beer café in its Mechanicsburg store

First Harrisburg area in-store café is fully stocked and open for business SUNBURY, PA and Mechanicsburg, PA, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets today received final Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) approval earlier today to open a beer café in its Mechanicsburg store located at 5140 Simpson Ferry Road. Associates began stocking shelves and […]

Schnucks unveils freshly remodeled St. Charles County stores in Mid Rivers, O’Fallon and Harvester

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo., 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Three Schnucks St. Charles County stores, Mid Rivers, O’Fallon and Harvester, will unveil freshly remodeled interiors prior to the Easter holiday this weekend. Upon entering, customers will notice improved lighting, clean lines and new décor. Behind the scenes, Schnucks made equipment updates including energy efficient and […]

Raley’s Family of Fine Stores named the official grocery partner of the Sacramento Kings

Fair Oaks, CA, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Raley’s Family of Fine Stores has been named the official grocery partner of the Sacramento Kings. The legacy partnership will promote the two Sacramento organizations’ shared commitment to encourage health and wellness throughout the region. As the Kings move into their newly built arena, Raley’s will join Golden […]

Kroger announces new presidents for Roundy’s Supermarkets and Mariano’s

CINCINNATI and MILWAUKEE, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced the promotion of Michael Marx, currently vice president of people operations for Kroger, to serve as president of Roundy’s Supermarkets, Wisconsin, effective April 1. The company also announced the promotion of Don Rosanova, currently executive vice president of operations for […]

Colruyt opens brand-new store at the Romeinsesteenweg in Wemmel

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 23 Match, a brand-new Colruyt store opens at the Romeinsesteenweg in Wemmel. This 234rth Colruyt store has a sales surface of 1.450 m² and employs 29 salespeople. Felix Daniels, store manager of Colruyt Wemmel: “A lot of people in this area already shop at Colruyt. Until […]

Tesco’s map of ‘Brew-tain’ reveals Suffolk as the champion when it comes to producing UK’s favourite bottled beers

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — When it comes to producing the UK’s favourite bottled beers Suffolk is the UK’s champion – a unique ale map of Britain can reveal. The East Anglian county is home to five of Britain’s most popular bottled ales including the No 1 top seller, Old Speckled Hen. Other […]

Four Corners Property Trust, Inc. president and CEO William H. Lenehan elected to Macy’s, Inc. Board of Directors

CINCINNATI, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mar. 22, 2016– William H. Lenehan, president and chief executive officer of Four Corners Property Trust, Inc., has been elected to the Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) Board of Directors, effective April 1, 2016. Lenehan, 39, has extensive knowledge and experience in real estate development and management. He was named president […]

Macy’s partners with Operation PROM to ensure all girls look and feel special on prom night

Through a partnership with Operation PROM, Macy’s is donating prom dresses to girls in need NEW YORK, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s (NYSE:M) is helping every girl reign supreme as the prom style queen with a breathtaking assortment of dresses and accessories. With styles that range from fairytale princess to Old Hollywood glamour to […]

John Lewis Partnership announces the appointment of Keith Williams as non-executive Deputy Chairman

LONDON, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership announces the appointment of Keith Williams as non-executive Deputy Chairman, succeeding Mark Price who leaves the Partnership on 4 April 2016, as announced in October 2015. Keith Williams will be taking up his new role from 4 April 2016. Keith joined the Partnership Board as […]

Belk announces five bands with South roots as 2016 Southern Musician Showcase winners

Finale Event in Charleston Features Five Talented Bands with Southern Roots CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Five bands with ties to the South received the surprise of a lifetime when Belk declared them winners of its 2016 Southern Musician Showcase during the competition’s finale event held on March 19 in Charleston. The […]

IKEA announces contractors for building its future Columbus, Ohio store

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced contractors are hired for building its future Columbus, Ohio store. Pending remaining permits, this progress allows the project to continue on track for site work to commence, with groundbreaking this spring and a store opening in Summer 2017, […]

IKEA Foundation commits $13.9 million to Water.org to expand its WaterCredit model

Kansas City, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA Foundation today, World Water Day, announced a new grant to Water.org to expand efforts to provide safe water and sanitation to one million people in India and Indonesia. IKEA Foundation is committing $13.9 million to Water.org to expand its WaterCredit model, helping families have access to small, […]

#F21xMusic: Forever 21 debuts Festival 2016 Collection celebrating music and LA vibe

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forever 21, one of the most recognized and largest independent fashion retailers in the world, debuts its Festival 2016 Collection, globally, celebrating music and an LA vibe around the world through its campaign tagline #F21xMusic. Fun, feminine energy shines through the campaign imagery, photographed by Zoey Grossman […]

Forever 21 debuts Spring collection and campaign with models Cayley King, Courtney Eaton, Jonathan Bellini, and Marloes Horst

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forever 21, one of the most recognized and largest independent fashion retailers in the world, debuts its Spring collection and campaign globally with rising international models Cayley King, Courtney Eaton, Jonathan Bellini, and Marloes Horst. With a strong focus on denim, the campaign, which was photographed by […]

Kimco Realty Corporation announces groundbreaking ceremony for 450,000 square foot shopping center in Spring, Texas

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corporation is happy to announce a groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate Grand Parkway Marketplace, a new 450,000 square foot open-air shopping center development in Spring, Texas anchored by Target Corporation. The project has generated strong retailer demand with approximately 75 percent pre-leased, based on […]

Overwaitea Food Group converts two Kelowna Cooper’s Foods stores in Winfield and in Vernon to Save-On-Foods

Winfield, Vernon Cooper’s Foods expected to convert to Save-OnFoods next week Kelowna, B.C., 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Two Kelowna grocery stores have become Save-On-Foods after converting overnight from Cooper’s Foods. The former Cooper’s Foods stores in Rutland and Glenmore, owned and operated by the Langley-based Overwaitea Food Group, officially opened as Save-On-Foods Friday, […]

The Overwaitea Food Group named one of Canada’s Best Employers for 2016 and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers

Langley, B.C., 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Overwaitea Food Group (OFG) has two accolades to add to its growing list, having recently been named one of Canada’s Best Employers for 2016 and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers. In a report co-published by the Globe and Mail and Mediacorp, OFG was recognized as one […]

Overwaitea Food Group converts four Kamloops Cooper’s Foods stores to Save-On-Foods

Kamloops, B.C., 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Four Kamloops grocery stores have become Save-On-Foods after converting overnight from Cooper’s Foods. The four former Cooper’s Foods stores, owned and operated by the Langley-based Overwaitea Food Group, opened Friday morning, February 19, as Save-On-Foods after converting overnight with minimal interruption to customers. As Save-On-Foods, the stores offer […]

GQ announces the return of the Best New Menswear Designers in America program for the tenth year

GQ Partners with Gap for the Fifth Year to Create Limited-Edition Collections New York, N.Y., 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — GQ announced today the return of the Best New Menswear Designers in America program for the tenth year, celebrating some of the top designer alumni from the past decade. The project, established in 2007, recognizes […]

Whole Foods Market to become first food retailer to offer strawberries certified by the Fair Food Program

First retailer to introduce Fair Food Program certified strawberries AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market will be the first food retailer to offer strawberries certified by the Fair Food Program, a partnership that brings together workers, consumers, growers and retailers in support of humane labor standards and fairer wages in U.S. […]

Rite Aid Offers Customers Wide Variety of Easter and Spring Essentials

Camp Hill, Pa., 2016-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid is making customers hoppy this season with its great deals and variety of Easter and spring essentials. Whether shopping for “somebunny” special or readying for spring, Rite Aid is prepared to offer customers a one-stop-shopping experience. Assemble Your Easter Basket Rite Aid’s shelves are stocked with […]

Dollar General launches Spring Fast Way to Save™ digital coupon program

Launch of Spring Fast Way to Save™ Digital Coupon Offers, Wow! Wednesday Offers, Three-Day Sales, Instant Savings and Weekly Specials to Further Help Customers Stretch Their Budget Goodlettsville, Tennessee, 2016-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Savings are springing up in every aisle next week at Dollar General!  From digital coupons and instant savings to weekly specials, […]

The Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give announces three-day grand tasting event on June 17-19 at Blythefield Country Club

More than 40 local restaurants, breweries, local growers at Blythefield Country Club GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2016-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give announced today a three-day grand tasting event that Meijer will host in conjunction with the LPGA tournament week June 14-19. The inaugural Meijer LPGA Grand Taste will take place June […]

Target Corporation announces two key hires for the its technology team

Retailer also hires Joel Crabb as Vice President of Architecture MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) announced today two key hires for the company’s technology team. Tom Kadlec will join Target as senior vice president of infrastructure and operations, leading efforts to modernize and enhance Target’s technology foundation. The company also announced […]

WWF and H&M announce global partnership

Today on World Water Day, conservation organization WWF and fashion retailer H&M are proud to announce a five year global partnership. The new agreement expands the successful partnership from 2013, focusing on water stewardship, to also include climate action and a strategic dialogue related to H&M’s and the fashion industry’s broader sustainability challenges. This marks […]

H&M launches 2016 Conscious Exclusive Collection available from April 7

The 2016 Conscious Exclusive Collection effortlessly merges a sense of history with modernity. Launched to coincide with the opening of the exhibition Fashion Forward – 300 years of Fashion at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, to which it pays homage, the collection conveys an idea of painterly and sophisticated elegance. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2016-Mar-22 — /EPR […]