The National Grocers Association: DOL final rule regarding overtime pay for salaried workers will negatively affect many store associates

Arlington, VA, 2016-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) today issued the following statement on the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) final rule regarding overtime pay for salaried workers. “The independent supermarket industry plays a crucial role in America’s economy, creating nearly one million jobs across the nation. NGA members are proud […]

The new Midlothian Wegmans at 12501 Stone Village Way opens on Sunday, May 22

MIDLOTHIAN, VA, 2016-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seeking a fun, affordable and culinary-inspired shopping experience? Look no further than your local grocery store! That’s right – the new Midlothian Wegmans at 12501 Stone Village Way, opens its doors to the public at 7 a.m. on Sunday, May 22. Store Manager Jerry Shelly and Executive Chef […]

Mark Tritton named executive VP and chief merchandising office Target

Jason Goldberger to become retailer’s first chief digital officer and president, Target.com MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) today announced the hire of Mark Tritton asexecutive vice president and chief merchandising officer. In this role, Tritton will oversee enterprise buying, product design and development, sourcing, visual merchandising strategy, and merchandising transformation […]

Appliances and tech gadgets on Best Buy’s hottest products list for the wedding season

Minneapolis, MN, 2016-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — We’re in wedding season, folks. An average of 2.4 million nuptial ceremonies are performed in the U.S. each year, with 44,230 taking place each weekend. That’s a lot of vows, cake and chicken dances. For many couples, it’s crunch time to knock out their to-dos before the “I Dos.” That means finalizing […]

CBRE Group to acquire 49 percent interest in Malaysia’s leading real estate services provider WTW

C H Williams Talhar & Wong Malaysia (WTW) and CBRE will deliver a premier, full-service offering for clients across Malaysia. Los Angeles, CA, 2016-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a 49 percent interest in Malaysia’s leading real estate services provider, C […]

Stradivarius organised the first digital pop up store on board a plane

Arteixo, Spain, 2016-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Flight attendants on a flight from Barcelona to Split gave passengers mobile phones that came with an app, designed specifically for the event, for purchasing clothes from Stradivarius’ latest collection. Stradivarius has organised the first digital pop up store on board a plane. Flight attendants on a flight from Barcelona to […]

Cold Stone Creamery opens first location in Kochi, India at the Lulu Mall

Chocolate Devotion Most Popular Creation with Ice Cream Fans SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., 2016-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Cold Stone Creamery® (www.ColdStoneCreamery.com) announces the opening of the brand’s first location in Kochi, India at the Lulu Mall, a premier shopping destination where ice cream aficionados can now enjoy their favorite dessert. Kahala Brands™, parent company of […]

Lagardère Travel Retail opens its third M·A·C Cosmetics in the Pacific Region

Queensland, Australia, 2016-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lagardère Travel Retail has introduced M·A·C Cosmetics in Cairns Airport in Queensland, their third in the Pacific Region. Capturing both the international and domestic passengers in Cairns Airport, the new 25 square metre store boasts a contemporary and stylish design and layout. Committed to the art of makeup, the […]

DUNKIN DONUTS franchisee in Saudi Arabia will open shops in the stations of SASCO

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2016-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Saudi Automotive Services Company (SASCO) announces signing on May 09, 2016, a mutual cooperation agreement with Shahia Food Limited Company, the sole authorized franchisee of DUNKIN DONUTS brand in Saudi Arabia. This cooperation agreement states that Shahia, through its DUNKIN DONUTS brand, will open shops […]

New World owner-operator Jason Witehira wins the 2016 Outstanding Māori Business Leaders Award

New World owner-operator Jason Witehira, the winner of the 2016 Outstanding Māori Business Leaders Award, is hoping his win will serve as an inspiration for other Māori men and women. Witehira, who owns New World Victoria Park and is also chairman of the New World North Island supermarket owners’ group, was honoured at the Aotearoa […]

Wetherspoon pubs launch 99p take-away coffee

Today, our pubs launch 99p take-away coffee. Watford, United Kingdom, 2016-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Here are five reasons to grab your coffee from our pubs! 1. We only use freshly ground Lavazza beans. Italy wasn’t wrong when it said that Lavazza was its favourite coffee – it’s ours too! Our staff do the daily […]

NCR demonstrated its omni-channel integration and transformation platform at FinovateSpring 2016

DULUTH, Ga., 2016-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, was selected to participate at FinovateSpring 2016, May 10-11, 2016 in San Jose, California. NCR demonstrated its omni-channel integration and transformation platform, highlighted by its Transaction Data Manager solution. The demonstration ran on an open API platform, which […]

NCR-led session on omnichannel strategies at the National Restaurant Association Show

Company also will lead informational mini-sessions on trending industry topics DULUTH, Ga., 2016-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Restauranteurs looking for strategies to engage customers across various channels can attend an NCR-led session on the topic on May 23 at the National Restaurant Association Show. NCR’s Jon Lawrence, senior director of hospitality product marketing, will discuss […]

The Philadelphia 76ers and StubHub sign the first jersey patch sponsorship among major sports leagues in American history

StubHub logo patch to appear on front left of Sixers’ game jerseys starting in the 2017-18 season. San Jose, California, 2016-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — What has become commonplace on uniforms and sports leagues around the world is now coming to the United States. The Philadelphia 76ers and StubHub have announced the first jersey patch […]

Office Depot to receive $250 million from Staples

Will Receive $250 Million Termination Fee from Staples Executes $1.2 Billion Five-Year Extension to its Credit Facility Finalizing Comprehensive Business Review BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today announced that the merger agreement between Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot has been terminated. As a result, Office […]

Starbucks to enhance its sustainability programs with U.S.’s first Corporate Sustainability Bond

Sustainability bond offering is part of Starbucks comprehensive approach to sustainable coffee sourcing and industry leading efforts for positive environmental and social impacts in the global coffee supply chain. SEATTLE, 2016-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced that it has closed an underwritten public offering of senior notes, including the first […]