H&M: new fire safety requirements in Bangladesh transform the entire Bangladeshi textile industry

The transformation of fire safety in the Bangladeshi textile industry continues. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — For H&M, it is of outmost importance that all factories producing for us are safe. All our suppliers must follow our mandatory fire safety requirements and we welcome even stricter regulations. The new additional requirements from the […]

Tips and things to know about using the new Starbucks app

SEATTLE, 2016-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks recently unveiled a newly redesigned mobile app for iOS and Android users making it even easier for customers to pay, redeem Rewards and have all of the benefits of being a Gold loyalty member. With the redesign, many things stayed the same while a few things changed. Here are the […]

Starbucks Q2 Fiscal 2016: Consolidated net revenues grew 9% to a Q2 record $5.0 billion

EPS Up 18% to a Q2 Record $0.39 Per Share; Comp Store Sales Up 7% in the U.S. and Americas; 6% Globally  Revenues Up 9% to a Q2 Record $5.0 Billion; 5% Transaction Growth and 18% Revenue Growth in China; Operating Margin Expands to a Q2 Record 17.3% Company Adds 900,000 Starbucks Rewards Loyalty Members in the […]

Starbucks and Taste Holdings open the first Starbucks store in South Africa in Johannesburg

Taste Holdings and Starbucks open the doors of the first store in Johannesburg The store brings the full Starbucks Experience, plus Starbucks Reserve coffees Store design underlines commitment to support local artists, artisans and craftsmen Johannesburg, South Africa, 2016-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ —Starbucks has arrived in South Africa, with its first store opening in Johannesburg […]

Chicago’s first Starbucks express format store opens in Union Station

CHICAGO, 2016-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting today (April 21), busy Chicagoans can get their coffee in the city’s first Starbucks express format store. The 635-square-foot space in Union Station, which sees more than three million passengers each year, is tailored for customers who want the Starbucks Experience and premium products on-the-go. Its streamlined menu options focus on […]

Starbucks: 100,000 Opportunities Initiative to expand its national youth hiring movement to Seattle

Coalition of 40 Top U.S. Companies Set to Launch Long-Term Hiring Effort in Seattle to Bring Jobs to Opportunity Youth – 16- to 24-Year-Olds Who Are Not in School or Employed Hundreds of Interviews and On-the-Spot Job Offers Available at Free Hiring Event at CenturyLink Field Event Center May 5; more than 1,500 Seattle Youth […]

AmRest Holdings SE to acquire Starbucks retail stores in Germany

BERLIN, 2016-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — AmRest Holdings SE, Starbucks exclusive licensed partner in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria and soon in Slovakia, announced today that the company has signed an agreement with Starbucks Coffee Company to acquire its retail stores in Germany.  The partnership is expected to take effect in late May of […]

Toys”R”Us launches web series that look at Save the Children’s early childhood development programs

WAYNE, NJ, 2016-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — To spotlight the impact that even 10 minutes of play per day can have on a child in need, as well as our recent #PlayWithPurpose fundraising and awareness campaign, we launched a web series that takes an intimate look at Save the Children’s early childhood development programs and […]

Starbucks S’mores Frappuccino® blended beverage returns

SEATTLE, 2016-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beginning today (April 23) Starbucks S’mores Frappuccino® blended beverage returns. Customers have been asking for this summer-time beverage since it was first introduced last summer. The S’mores Frappuccino® blended beverage is available now through the end of summer in participating Starbucks® stores in the U.S. and Canada. The beverage stirs […]

Partners at the Honolulu Starbucks stores will collaborate with Mission Continues, Team Red, White & Blue and Blue Star Families

SEATTLE, 2016-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — An enthusiastic audience of service members and their families, customers and partners (employees) looked on as Starbucks dedicated two Military Family Stores this week in Honolulu. “I’m so proud to have these special stores in our area,” said Francesca Peri, Starbucks regional vice president. “We’re in a unique position […]