Amazon.com announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2016

SEATTLE, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2016. Operating cash flow increased 44% to $11.3 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $7.8 billion for the trailing twelve months ended March 31, 2015. Free cash flow increased to $6.4 billion for the trailing […]

Macy’s celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with renowned chef, Katie Chin

Macy’s welcomes renowned author, chef and television personality, Katie Chin, at six stores nationwide for cooking demos and discussions on Asian Cuisine and her new book, “Katie Chin’s Everyday Chinese Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother’s Kitchen.” NEW YORK, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — This May, Macy’s celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with […]

Macy’s partners with Lady Gaga and Sir Elton John to create limited-edition line of clothing and accessories, Love Bravery

25% of the purchase price of Love Bravery will benefit Born This Way Foundation and Elton John AIDS Foundation The limited-edition line launches this spring as part of Macy’s American Icons campaign NEW YORK, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s has partnered with Grammy® and Golden Globe®-winning icon Lady Gaga, as well as Grammy, […]

Belk announces 19 finalists for its 2016 Southern Designer Showcase competition

Finalists to present May 19 in Charlotte for the opportunity to have designs sold at Belk and on Belk.com CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — To celebrate emerging fashion designers who embody modern, Southern style, Belk has selected 19 finalists for the company’s 2016 Southern Designer Showcase competition. The finalists, who all have […]

Support Save the Children’s ‘Early Steps to School Success’ program by scanning your IKEA Family card during May

Conshohocken, PA, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the month of May, every time an IKEA customer scans the IKEA Family card, a donation will be made to Save the Children’s ‘Early Steps to School Success’ program.* The ‘Early Steps to School Success’ program is Save the Children’s language development and pre-literacy program for […]

TV Chef James Martin announces new venture with leading supermarket Asda

LEEDS, England, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Thursday 28th April) James Martin announces a new venture with leading supermarket Asda, bringing the much-loved chef back into British kitchens with a commitment to making it easy for people to enjoy great tasting, quality food no matter what their budget. Both from Yorkshire and proud of […]

CarMax opened its first store in Springfield, Illinois

Company Celebrates with Community Donations RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, officially opened its first store in Springfield, Illinois, located at 2531 Chuckwagon Drive. The store is approximately 8,000 square feet, occupies more than 3 acres and stocks more than 140 used vehicles. […]

DDR’s CFO and Treasurer Luke J. Petherbridge to step down from his role effective May 6, 2016

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — DDR Corp. (NYSE: DDR) today announced that Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer Luke J. Petherbridge will step down from his role effective May 6, 2016, in order to assume the position of president and chief executive officer of Excel Trust, a retail REIT owned by a fund affiliated […]

University of California at Berkeley students’ natural gas and electricity model wins Fuels Institute’s 2016 Future of Transportation Case Competition

SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — A proposed natural gas and electricity model by students at the University of California at Berkeley has been chosen as the winner of the Fuels Institute’s 2016 Future of Transportation Case Competition at the Institute’s Annual Meeting in San Francisco. The Fuels Institute’s Case Competition, sponsored by Gilbarco […]

Wincor Nixdorf receives Red Dot Design Award for new automated teller machine

Paderborn, Germany, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf has received the renowned Red Dot Design Award for a new automated teller machine at which customers can withdraw cash via a smartphone or NFC card. The Red Dot Design Award is conferred by Design Zentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen and is one of the most prestigious design competitions […]

The highly anticipated Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is coming to select Best Buy stores

Minneapolis, MN, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s one of this year’s most talked about products, and now you can see for yourself what all the excitement is about. The highly anticipated Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is coming to select Best Buy stores. Best Buy is the first and only U.S. retailer where customers can try out Rift headsets in stores. Starting Saturday, May 7, we’ll have free in-store demos at The Intel Experience inside 48 Best Buy […]

Geek Squad Academy 2016 season kicks off on May 2 in Atlanta, Georgia

Minneapolis, MN, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Geek Squad Academy (GSA) is officially turning double digits! Entering its 10th year in 2016, GSA so far has inspired more than 30,000 kids from underserved communities to become the new generation of engineers, entrepreneurs, teachers, designers and dreamers. The 2016 season kicks off on May 2 in […]

NEW WORLD wins gold for the second time at the Readers Digest Quality Service Awards 2016

New World – Gold Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — NEW WORLD has been proudly serving New Zealanders since 1963 and at the core of its success is the team’s promise to deliver outstanding customer service. Steve Anderson, Managing Director, Foodstuffs (NZ) Ltd, says winning gold in our category for a second […]

Foodstuffs wins gold once again at the Reader’s Digest Quality Service Awards

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs’ has triumphed at the Reader’s Digest Quality Service Awards winning gold once again for New World and silver for PAK’nSAVE in the Supermarket category. The independent survey asked more than 1,500 New Zealanders to vote in an online questionnaire to decide the winners. Companies were rated […]

Philippines: SM Prime Holdings reports core net income growth of 12% in the first quarter of 2016

Pasay City, Philippines, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), the Philippines’ leading integrated property company, reported a core net income growth of 12% in the first quarter of 2016 to PHP5.8 billion while consolidated revenues rose 10% to PHP18.2 billion. “SM Prime’s massive expansion last year propelled our performance […]

PHILIPPINES: SM Prime Holdings opens SM City San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan

Pasay City, Philippines, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), the country’s largest integrated property company, is opening SM City San Jose Del Monte on April 29, 2016. This is SM Prime’s 57th mall in the Philippines and the third in the province of Bulacan – after SM City Baliwag […]

PHILIPPINES: SM Investments Corporation releases its 2015 Environmental, Social and Governance Report

Pasay City, Philippines, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments Corporation (SM), the country’s largest conglomerate, has reported significant progress in its sustainability practices which involves its operations, social development programs and environmental conservation efforts. These efforts are disclosed in SM’s 2015 Environmental, Social and Governance Report released on April 27 during the company’s […]

Dollar Tree, Inc. releases results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 30, 2016

Fourth Quarter Sales increased to $5.37 billion and Same-Store Sales increased 1.7% CHESAPEAKE, Va., 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores, today reported results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 30, 2016. Bob Sasser, Chief Executive Officer of Dollar Tree, stated, “I […]

PetSmart® doubles previous Bark at the Park event attendees with 858 dogs paraded at Chase Field

PHOENIX, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Exactly 858 dogs paraded, gobbled treats and took in some baseball at Chase Field earlier today as PetSmart, the Arizona Diamondbacks and Central Garden & Pet attempted to set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Most Dogs Attending a Sporting Event. While the group came up short – just […]

PetSmart Charities® announces the appointment of Dr. David Haworth, DVM, PhD, as its new President

Phoenix, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of PetSmart Charities®today announced that it has appointed Dr. David Haworth, DVM, PhD, as its new President, effective May 2. A veterinarian by training, Dr. Haworth has more than 15 years of experience in the animal health industry. Commenting on the announcement, Steve Marton, […]