Hudson’s Bay Company expands European presence with plans for up to 20 new stores in the Netherlands

Canada’s premium department store banner Hudson’s Bay and off-price banner Saks OFF 5TH expected to launch first stores in summer 2017 utilizing HBC’s existing European platform Plans to open up to 20 stores over the next 24 months Expansion is expected to create approximately 2,500 store jobs and 2,500 construction jobs in key Dutch cities […]

The Quaker Oats Company recalls select Quaker Quinoa Granola bars due to possible contamination of Listeria Monocytogenes

Products may be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes St. Louis MO, 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Quaker Oats Company is recalling a small quantity of Quaker Quinoa Granola bars after an ingredient supplier was found to have distributed sunflower kernels that may be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes. There have been no reported illnesses to date […]

Smart & Final converts 33 Haggen stores into Smart & Final Extra! stores

New Smart & Final Extra! format answers the call for a one-stop shopping experience in a highly competitive grocery market, creates over 1,900 new jobs and more than $140,000 in philanthropic donations in four months COMMERCE, Calif., 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ —  As part of its aggressive growth plan, Smart & Final, one of […]

Nordstrom hosted successfull 34th Annual Nordstrom Beat the Bridge athletic race and fundraiser

NEARLY 10,500 PARTICPANTS RAISE $1.5 MILLION FOR JUVENILE DIABETES RESEARCH SEATTLE, WA, 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — This morning (May 15, 2016), nearly 10,500 participants gathered at Husky Stadium to participate in the 34th Annual Nordstrom Beat the Bridge athletic race and fundraiser. The event, hosted by JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) and Nordstrom, raised […]

Mini Frappuccino will be available for limited time in Starbucks® stores across US and Canada

SEATTLE, 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — They say good things come in small packages. Starbubucks is offering the Mini Frappuccino® blended beverage for in small 10-ounce serving size. Mini Frappuccino, first introduced nationally last summer, will be available for a limited time starting today (May 16) in participating Starbucks® stores in the United States and Canada.   Customers will […]

Amazon Web Services: Enterprise usage of SAP on AWS is growing incredibly fast across all verticals and geographies

GE Oil & Gas, Kellogg’s, Brooks Brothers, Ferrara Candy Company, GPT Group, Hoya Corporation, Lionsgate, Macmillan Publishers India, RWE Czech Republic, Zappos.com, and Bart & Associates Inc., among the many customers running SAP on AWS SEATTLE, 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), shared today that more and […]

Louis Vuitton’s Fabrique du Temps watch manufacture joins Les Journées Particulière

PARIS, 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Les Journées Particulières is a full-fledged European event, proposing visits to LVMH Houses in France, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, Poland and Switzerland. This year a new Swiss site joins the agenda, Louis Vuitton’s Fabrique du Temps watch manufacture. Switzerland is synonymous with the most stunning luxury watch creations […]

Las gasolineras EROSKI han comenzado a comercializar gasóleo aditivado A+

El gasóleo aditivado A+ presenta mejoras con respecto al biodiesel en la calidad de ignición, la limpieza de inyectores, la protección de la corrosión al sistema de alimentación del motor y la buena conservación de las bombas de inyección ELORRIO, España, 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Las gasolineras EROSKI han comenzado a comercializar gasóleo […]

H&M Group’s April 2016 sales up by 5 percent

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M Group’s sales including VAT increased by 5 percent in local currencies in April 2016 compared to the same month the previous year. The cold spring which continued into April in several of H&M’s large markets has had an unfavourable impact on sales of transitional garments. The total number […]

CVS Health launched an in-store fundraising campaign to benefit the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE initiative

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ —  CVS Health, the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today launched an in-store fundraising campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide to benefit the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE initiative which aims to make lung cancer, the leading cancer killer of women in the United States, a public health priority. […]

CVS Health Corporation commenced cash tender offers for its Senior Notes to refinance a portion of CVS Health’s outstanding indebtedness

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (“CVS Health”, NYSE: CVS) announced today that it has commenced cash tender offers (the “Tender Offers”) for (1) any and all of its 5.75% Senior Notes due 2017, its 6.60% Senior Notes due 2019 and its 4.75% Senior Notes due 2020 (collectively, the “Any […]

Alvydas Šustikas to succeed Neringa Janavičiūtė as as CEO of MAXIMA GRUPĖ

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alvydas Šustikas will take over as CEO of MAXIMA GRUPĖ controlling retail chain MAXIMA in Lithuania and retail chains in Latvia, Estonia, Poland, and Bulgaria from May 21. He will replace current CEO of MAXIMA GRUPĖ, Neringa Janavičiūtė, who is leaving the group of companies. ‘I have gone a […]

Aeon Co and Marne & Finance Europe to establish “Bio c’ Bon Japon” joint venture

CHIBA, JAPAN, 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Aeon Co., Ltd. (Location of headquarters: Chiba Prefecture, President and representative executive officer: Motoya Okada, hereinafter, Aeon) and Marne & Finance Europe (Location of headquarters: Brussels, Representative: Thierry Chouraqui) with an affiliated company, Bio c’ Bon which operates organic specialty SM (supermarket) business in Europe, mainly in France […]

Intershop and its partner SMC Consulting will have a joint stand at this year’s Netcomm E-Commerce Forum, 18-19 May 2016

18-19 May 2016 MiCo – Gate 14, Ingresso Ala Nord, Milan, Italy, Booth A14 Milan, Italy, 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop and its implementation partner, SMC Consulting, will have a joint stand, Booth A14, at this year’s Netcomm E-Commerce Forum, held from 18-19 May 2016 at MiCo, Milan. E-commerce experts from both companies […]

Best Buy the first and only U.S. retailer where customers can try out Oculus Rift

Minneapolis, MN, 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last week, Aaron Neuhouser climbed the steep face of a Himalayan mountain for an incredible view — and he did so without ever taking his feet off the ground or leaving the United States. You see, Aaron wasn’t actually on a mountain. He was virtually on a mountain. […]

Paradies Lagardère won the 2016 Gallup Great Workplace Award for the fourth consecutive year

Travel retail and restaurateur leader secures award for fourth consecutive year ATLANTA, 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the North American travel retail and restaurateur leader, won the 2016 Gallup Great Workplace Award for the fourth consecutive year. The award recognizes companies for their extraordinary ability to create an engaged workplace culture. Paradies […]

A.S. Watson Group Hong Kong Student Sports Awards (HKSSA) held the 11th Award Presentation Ceremony

HONG KONG, 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — A.S. Watson Group Hong Kong Student Sports Awards (HKSSA), one of the most recognised local youth sports awards, held the 11th Award Presentation Ceremony today. With the participation of 85% of all primary, secondary and special schools in Hong Kong, HKSSA presented awards to 943 student sports elites […]

Jason Davy, Store Owner, New World Foxton: I am extremely grateful to be given the opportunity by Foodstuffs to purchase New World Foxton

Jason Davy left school at 16 to become a full-time trolley boy at PAK’nSAVE New Plymouth.  Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since then a lot of things have changed, he has been married to Patricia for over 22 years and together they have three children, Chloe, Madison and Zavier. Trish studied law […]

Entries now open for the 2016 New World Wine Awards

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Entries are now open for the 2016 New World Wine Awards, a wine show that provides winemakers with the opportunity to enjoy direct, tangible commercial benefits from their award-winning wines. In addition to the distinction of an award that judges quality on the same basis as […]

Philippines: SM Prime Holdings to offer to the public up to Php60 billion worth of Bonds

Pasay City, Philippines, 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SMPH) announced today that its Board of Directors approved the offering to the public of up to Php60 billion worth of Bonds (the ”Bonds”). The Bonds will be filed under a shelf registration to be issued for a period of three (3) […]