RBR research: NCR the world’s largest supplier of multivendor ATM middleware and application software

NCR CxBanking software suite grew three times as fast as any other vendor DULUTH, Ga., 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) remains the world’s largest supplier of multivendor ATM middleware and application software, according to the latest research published by strategic research and consulting firm RBR. In addition, NCR’s trusted CxBanking ATM […]

Motor Fuel Group (MFG) won the Best Forecourt Retailer Award

LONDON, 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — At last night’s (11/5/16) HIM CTP Awards, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) won the prestigious Best Forecourt Retailer Award. HIM is a research and consultancy company operating in the convenience, forecourt and wholesale sectors. This award is based on asking ‘real’ shoppers about their shop visits, including questions about product […]

eBay Valet Drop-Off Program will be available at more than 1,600 FedEx Office stores

eBay Valet Drop-Off Program Expands to More Than 1,600 FedEx Office Locations. San Jose, California, 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay and FedEx Office are making it easier for consumers to sell items online and earn money. Building on the success of the eBay Valet program – a professional service that handles all aspects of […]

eBay Korea’s Gmarket joins forces with Japan’s largest internet mall Rakuten

San Jose, California, 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Under the agreement, Gmarket will launch a flagship store on Rakuten Ichiba – its Japanese platform – featuring boutique shops that will offer Korean fashion and beauty products to Rakuten’s membership base of more than 100 million users. eBay Korea’s Gmarket has joined forces with Japan’s largest […]

USDA’s FSIS: Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc. recalls 47,112,256 pounds of not-ready-to-eat meat and poultry products

WASHINGTON 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc., with establishments in Fort Worth, Texas; Los Angeles, Calif.; Carthage, Mo.; and Portland, Ore., is recalling approximately 47,112,256 pounds of not-ready-to-eat meat and poultry products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The heat-treated, […]

USDA’s FSIS: Garland Ventures LTD recalls 114,870 pounds of chicken fried rice products

WASHINGTON, 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Garland Ventures LTD, a Garland, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 114,870 pounds of chicken fried rice  products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The heat-treated, not fully cooked, not shelf stable chicken fried rice products […]

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust donates to support immediate needs of the Fort McMurray community

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (“RioCan”) (TSX:REI.UN) has committed $25,000 to theCanadian Red Cross to support the immediate needs of the Fort McMurray community. “As a proud member of the community, our hearts go out to all those affected,” said Edward Sonshine, Chief Executive Officer of RioCan. […]

MAPIC 2016: Pure online retail players increasingly looking at bricks & mortar trading

PARIS, 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — MAPIC, the International Market for Retail Real Estate, has chosen Online-to-Offline as its central theme for 2016. MAPIC Director Nathalie Depetro explains, “Today, omni-channel is at the heart of the strategy of retail property professionals, positioning the physical point of sale as the vital component. This means that pure […]

The Children’s Place, Inc. Q1-2016 conference call on Tuesday, May 17, 2016

SECAUCUS, N.J., 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Children’s Place, Inc.(Nasdaq:PLCE) today announced that in conjunction with the release of its first quarter 2016 financial results you are invited to listen to the Company’s conference call on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, beginning at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To access the webcast, visit http://investor.childrensplace.com. An archive […]

HOUR PASSION opens its latest concept in Nice Côte d’Azur airport

Nice, France, 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — HOUR PASSION opened on 6th may its latest concept in Nice Côte d’Azur airport, the French Riviera gateway of France. This launch coincides with the completion of the terminal 1 retail space revamping program. The multibrand store, located Airside in the Schengen part, covers a total area of […]

The Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Bob Iger to present at the 3rd Annual MoffettNathanson Media and Communications Summit

BURBANK, Calif., 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bob Iger, chairman and chief executive officer, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), will participate in a question-and-answer session at the 3rd Annual MoffettNathanson Media and Communications Summit on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at approximately 8:00 a.m. EDT/ 5:00 a.m. PDT. To listen to a live webcast of […]

Pizza Hut makes a special pizza delivery to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to mark the opening of restaurant in 100th country

Delivery Sets Guinness World Records® Title for Highest Altitude Pizza Delivery on Land as Pizza Hut Climbs to New Heights with Milestone Opening in Tanzania PLANO, TX, 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — In recognition of entering its 100th country, Pizza Hut, a division of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) and the world’s largest pizza […]

The Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation announce six organizations as Platinum Partners

CANTON, MA, 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation (DDBRCF) today announced that six organizations have become Platinum Partners, representing the highest level of DDBRCF sponsorship available, including a combination of both cash and in-kind contributions. The six Platinum Partners are Maplehurst/Weston Food, Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA (MZB), Mother Parkers […]

Kroger receives the Rainforest Alliance’s Supply Chain Partnership Award for its Home Sense tissue products

CINCINNATI, 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) this week was honored to receive the Rainforest Alliance’s Supply Chain Partnership Award for developing a responsible sourcing program for its Home Sense tissue products. “Kroger is proud to receive the Rainforest Alliance’s first-ever supply chain partnership award,” said Jessica Adelman, Kroger’s group […]

Kroger’s EVP and CFO Mike Schlotman to present at BMO Capital Markets Farm to Market Conference on May 19, 2016

CINCINNATI, 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that Mike Schlotman, Kroger’s executive vice president and CFO, will address investors at the BMO Capital Markets Farm to Market Conference on Thursday, May 19, 2016 during the following times: 9:30 am ET      Q&A Session 10:50 am ET    Panel Discussion These presentations […]

Ralphs supermarkets to hold hiring events on Saturday, May 14 to fill positions in its Southern California supermarkets

LOS ANGELES, 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Need a job? Ralphs Grocery Company is hiring 400 people to fill open positions in its Southern California supermarkets. All Ralphs supermarkets will be holding hiring events on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. “We have a wide variety of part-time positions that we need […]

Costa launches new Summer drinks menu as part of its commitment to introduce healthier choices; will reduce added sugar across its beverage portfolio by 25%

Dunstable, United Kingdom, 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Costa, the nation’s favourite coffee shop, today announces that it will reduce added sugar across its beverage portfolio by 25% by 2020, against a January 2015 benchmark. The announcement, which coincides with the launch of its new Summer drinks menu, is part of a broader commitment […]

Costa announces the appointment of Jason Cotta as Managing Director, Costa UK & Ireland

Dunstable, United Kingdom, 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Costa, the nation’s favourite coffee shop, today announces the appointment of Jason Cotta as Managing Director, Costa UK & Ireland. Jason has extensive retail experience having worked as Operations Director, International and Development for Travelodge and Operations Project Director for Care UK. He was also Operations Manager […]

Alibaba Group announces appointment of Roland Palmer as managing director of Alibaba Group Netherlands

Roland Palmer to lead Alibaba Group Netherlands office, serving the Benelux region from Amsterdam AMSTERDAM, 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA) today announced the appointment of Roland Palmer as managing director of Alibaba Group Netherlands and member of the Alibaba Group EU leadership team, effective immediately. This senior management appointment and […]

Barnes & Noble announces the 20th anniversary of Summer Reading Program; will feature special Summer Reading Triathlon this year

Special Summer Reading Triathlon Kicks off with “Opening Ceremony” at All Stores Nationwide on June 4 Young Readers Can Vote for Their Favorite Heroes and Places in Books; Local and National Winners to Be Announced at a Special “Closing Ceremony” on August 27 New York, NY, 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, […]

ascena Foundation opens the third annual Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards nomination

ascena Foundation to provide $150,000 in Grants to those Making an Impact in Communities Across the Country MAHWAH, N.J, 2016-May-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — ascena Foundation is proud to announce that the Third Annual Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards nomination period is open and is looking to empower, and provide much needed support to everyday […]