VIPSmart ha abierto en régimen de franquicia su primer restaurante en Tenerife

Tenerife, España, 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — VIPSmart, innovadora enseña de restauración de Grupo Vips, ha abierto en régimen de franquicia su primer restaurante en Tenerife. El Centro Comercial Siam Mall, al sur de la isla,  es el lugar elegido para la ubicación de este concepto vanguardista que ofrece lo mejor de los restaurantes VIPS […]

Gordy’s Market kicks off its yearlong 50th Anniversary celebrations on Saturday, April 16, 2016

CHIPPEWA FALLS, WISC., 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Established on the Southside of Chippewa Falls in 1966 by Gordy and Donna Schafer, Gordy’s Market is kicking off its yearlong 50th Anniversary celebrations on Saturday, April 16, 2016. Founded on the values of providing local families with quality products at affordable prices while paying high attention to […]

InvenTrust Properties Corp. to distribute 100% of Highlands REIT, Inc.’s outstanding shares of common stock to InvenTrust stockholders

Company Anticipates the Separation of Highlands to Occur on April 28, 2016 OAK BROOK, Ill., 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — InvenTrust Properties Corp. (“InvenTrust” or “the Company”) today announced that its Board of Directors has formally authorized the distribution of 100% of the outstanding shares of common stock of Highlands REIT, Inc. (“Highlands”), a wholly […]

Alibaba becomes official International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) member

Alibaba to advance joint industry anti-counterfeiting efforts as official IACC membership San Francisco, 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA) today announced its official membership in the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) as the first e-commerce company to join the world’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to combating product counterfeiting and piracy. “Preserving the integrity […]

Alibaba to acquire controlling stake in the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia Lazada for approximately USD1 billion

Transaction makes Alibaba a leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia Hangzhou, China/Singapore, 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Group Holding Limited and Lazada Group S.A. announced today that Alibaba entered into an agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Lazada, a leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia. The transaction consists of an investment of approximately […]

Jill Standish named Senior Managing Director Retail at Accenture

Retail Industry Veteran Jill Standish Joins Accenture; Named Head of Company’s Retail Industry Practice NEW YORK, 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Accenture announced today that Jill Standish has joined Accenture Consulting and been named Senior Managing Director, Retail. As the head of Accenture’s Retail practice, Ms Standish will focus on the business strategy and ongoing […]

Island Creamery, Inc. becomes the new sole franchisee of Baskin-Robbins in Puerto Rico

CANTON, Mass., 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, today announced that Island Creamery, Inc. (ICI) has acquired more than 20 Baskin-Robbins shops in Puerto Rico, becoming the brand’s new sole franchisee on the island. Under the agreement, Island Creamery, Inc. — owned and operated by Puerto […]

Qatar: Al Meera Consumer Goods Company to launch a public health awareness campaign to promote healthy eating habits

QATAR, 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Ministry of Public Health (MPH) signed today (Tuesday April 12th) a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) and Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) to launch a public health awareness campaign, with the aim of providing the public with a wide range of valuable nutrition […]

USDA’S FSIS: Perfect Fit Meals recalls 10,455 pounds of poultry entrees due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perfect Fit Meals, LLC, a Houston, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 10,455 pounds of poultry entrees due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products are mislabeled and one of the products, the Turkey Enchilada, may contain […]

Sports Direct comments on inaccurate information published on The Guardian website

Shirebrook, UK, 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Further to yesterday’s announcement, Sports Direct (“the Group”) would like to correct inaccurate information that was published on The Guardian website by making the following comments. “This property is a perfect strategic fit. The Group has had a long-standing interest in acquiring a flagship site in London for […]

Hilfiger Denim capsule collection Tommy Jeans celebrates the most iconic Tommy Hilfiger styles from the ‘90s

AMSTERDAM, 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], announces the launch of Tommy Jeans, a Hilfiger Denim capsule collection that celebrates the most iconic Tommy Hilfigerstyles from the ‘90s, revived as modern classics with a fresh, youthful twist for today. The capsule collection will be available at […]

Tommy Hilfiger attended the opening of EXHIBITIONISM – The Rolling Stones’ first international exhibition

LONDON, 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], announces that Mr. Tommy Hilfiger attended the opening of EXHIBITIONISM – The Rolling Stones’ first international exhibition – at the Saatchi Gallery in London on April 4, 2016. Tommy joined the Rolling Stones band, including Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, […]

Staples receives a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for its superior energy efficiency achievements

Staples recognized for its sustained leadership to protect the environment FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Staples 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. Staples, an ENERGY […]

Staples enabled Facebook Messenger functionalities on its mobile website

Customers to Chat with Staples and Receive Personalized Updates and Order Information via Messenger FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — In conjunction with F8, Facebook’s annual global developer conference, Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today that it has enabled Facebook Messenger functionalities on its mobile website, allowing customers to use Messenger to enhance their […]

The Jean Coutu Group to release results for Q4 of FY 2016 on April 27

Varennes, Quebec, 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. announced today that the release of results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 will take place on April 27, 2016 at approximately 7:00 a.m. ET. Financial analysts and investors are invited to attend a conference call during which the financial results […]

Brookshire Grocery Company to transition to a 100 percent cage-free egg supply chain by 2025

TYLER, Texas, 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brookshire Grocery Company is committed to and strives to meet the needs of its customers. In response to an increasing number of customers requesting cage-free eggs, BGC formally announces its intention to transition to a 100 percent cage-free egg supply chain by 2025. The company will work with […]

Schnucks: Back to Nature Foods recalls two lots of its Classic Creme cookies

Product may contain undeclared milk St. Louis MO, 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Back to Nature Foods, LLC is voluntarily recalling two lots of its Classic Creme cookies, 12 oz. packages, because they may contain undeclared milk not listed as an ingredient on the label. Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk […]

Overstock.com’s General Counsel and Senior VP Mitch Edwards appointed to the role of acting CEO

Decision Comes After Company Founder Dr. Patrick M. Byrne Announces Medical Leave of Absence SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) board of directors has appointed the company’s General Counsel and Senior Vice President Mitch Edwards to the role of acting CEO, effective immediately.  This appointment comes after company founder […]

Whole Foods Market to provide Boomtown Accelerator with grocery delivery via Instacart

BOULDER, Colo., 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market and Boomtown Accelerator today announced a partnership to fuel community-service-based innovation projects in and around Boulder, while nourishing busy entrepreneurs focused on giving back. Whole Foods Market will provide Boomtown with grocery delivery via Instacart, and will stock the accelerator’s kitchen with nutritious food. […]

Whole Foods Market and Xerces Society: Life without pollinators would be a lot less sweet

FREMONT, Calif. 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Life without pollinators would be a lot less sweet. That’s the message Whole Foods Market and the Xerces Society are delivering this month as part of the duo’s “share the buzz” campaign to raise awareness around the plight of pollinators, and to inspire shoppers to be part of […]