LuLu Group donates unclaimed raffle draw prize car to the Emirates Red Crescent

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2016-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of our efforts to support the charitable and community causes, LuLu Group today donated a car to the Emirates Red Crescent. This car, Nissan Pathfinder, was part of the annual raffle draw conducted by LuLu Hypermarket in the UAE and was not claimed by any winner. […]

LuLu Hypermarket awarded first position in the overall consumer satisfaction index conducted by the Department of Economic Development

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2016-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — LuLu Hypermarket has been awarded by the Dubai Department of Economic Development as a result of the Consumer Friendliness Index exercise conducted earlier this year. The awards ceremony for CFI in its 4th edition was organized by the Department of Economic Development in Dubai under the patronage and […]

Starbucks in Taiwan to feature merchandise co-created with Paris fashion designer, Sophie Méchaly

TAIWAN, 2016-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks in Taiwan will feature merchandise co-created with Paris fashion designer, Sophie Méchaly, the founder of the international brand Paul & Joe. “We have been looking for an opportunity to find a popular fashion brand with a strong art sense to create a new series of summer fun merchandise,” said […]

Tesco scooped 107 gongs at the International Wine Challenge

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has been awarded over 100 medals for its own-label wine range for the second year running. The retailer scooped an impressive 107 gongs at the International Wine Challenge including 2 Gold, 20 Silver and 28 Bronze medals. Over 80% of the wines Tesco entered into the awards […]

Carrefour Italy launches Carrefour for Her campaign to promote the inclusion of women and cultivate their potential

ITALY, 2016-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The campaign runs throughout May in every Carrefour sales point in Italy, with part of the proceeds from the sales of bunches of flowers going to UN WOMEN. It’s implemented as part of Carrefour’s Women Leaders corporate project. Carrefour for Her is confirmation of Carrefour Italy’s commitment to raising […]

Handmade at Amazon introduces new product categories of handmade items including Accessories, Baby and Toys & Games

New categories offer more than 20,000 items sold directly from Artisans 100 percent increase in Handmade Artisans using FBA service for FREE two-day delivery to Prime customers SEATTLE, 2016-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today Handmade at Amazon (www.amazon.com/handmade), a store featuring genuinely handmade items crafted and sold directly from artisans, has […]

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May new show The Grand Tour to launch this fall at Amazon Prime

After months of deliberation and lots of useful suggestions from the public, for which the guys are very grateful, Amazon has today announced that Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond & James May have chosen a name Because they are taking their new Amazon Prime show around the world, they have decided it will be called: The […]

Amazon announces enhancement to Amazon Video: introducing Amazon Video Direct

Creators and storytellers from around the world can now make their videos available to customers as part of Prime Video and earn royalties based on hours streamed Videos can also be made available to rent or own, to view free with ads, or packaged together and offered as an add-on subscription Customers in the United […]

Benefit launcheS its Bold is Beautiful project to do good with beauty for the second consecutive year

PARIS, 2016-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the second consecutive year Benefit has launched its Bold is Beautiful project to do good with beauty. For a full month, proceeds from Benefit’s Brow Bars will be donated to charities that support women. The goal of the Bold is Beautiful initiative rolled out in 2015 by Benefit Cosmetics […]

Les Journées Particulières is back from May 20-22 at LVMH Houses

PARIS, 2016-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Les Journées Particulières is back from May 20-22 for three days of backstage discoveries at LVMH Houses. This third edition has a strong digital dimension with an exciting Instagram campaign to let a broad audience experience the event online. Inspired by the values of sharing and transmission, the digital […]

Hennessy launches fourth chapter in its “Never Stop Never Settle” campaign in the United States

PARIS, 2016-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hennessy has launched the fourth chapter in its “Never Stop Never Settle” campaign in the United States. Centered on the theme of pushing personal limits, the campaign celebrates the remarkable true story of the pioneering Piccard family. Unveiled in 2012, the “Never Stop Never Settle” campaign brings to life […]

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. to broadcast its first quarter 2016 earnings conference call on May 18, 2016

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2016-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — In conjunction with the Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) first quarter 2016 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and […]

IKEA to install solar energy system atop its Memphis store opening late Fall 2016

MEMPHIS, TN, 2016-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced plans to install a solar energy system atop its Memphis store opening late Fall 2016. Panel installation will begin this summer, with completion expected in early Fall for what will be the largest rooftop solar array in the State […]

IKEA to celebrate opening of its Las Vegas store on May 18 with surprises and prizes

Las Vegas, NV, 2016-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced that when its Las Vegas store opens on May 18, it will recognize loyal, enthusiastic customers by giving away thousands of dollars in gift cards and merchandise – including an iconic EKTORP sofa for each of the first […]

Marks & Spencer announces new management structure and changes to responsibilities of the Executive Directors

LONDON, 2016-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer today announces a series of changes designed to simplify its management structure in order to drive speedier decision making and move the business closer to its customers. As part of this there have been some changes to responsibilities of the Executive Directors.   Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne becomes […]