Ticketbis will become part of eBay Inc.’s StubHub business

Serving fans across four continents, ticketbis will provide greater access and choice in ticketing for StubHub customers. San Jose, California, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) today announced an agreement to acquire Ticketbis, an international ticket marketplace with a presence in 47 countries.  Ticketbis will become part of eBay Inc.’s StubHub business, […]

MANGO launches its latest collection focused on the Ramadan period

For over 10 years now, the brand has adapted its designs to different markets Barcelona, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — MANGO launches its latest offering (on sale from 30 May) focused on the Ramadan period. The globalisation of collections is part of the business development the brand has been applying to different markets for […]

Office Depot’s 2016 Supplier Diversity Catalog

2016 Catalog Showcases More Than 2,100 Products Offered by Certified Minority-, Women-, Disabled-, LGBT-, Veteran-Owned and Small Businesses Boca Raton, Fla., 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the release of the company’s 2016 […]

Pick n Pay founder Raymond Ackerman hailed as “global leader” by Rutgers University-Camden

Rutgers University-Camden in the United States awards Honorary Doctorate to founder of Pick n Pay. New Jersey, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pick n Pay founder Raymond Ackerman has been hailed as a “global leader” by Rutgers University-Camden which today conferred on him an Honorary Doctorate in Business. This is the entrepreneur and philanthropist’s seventh […]

SPAR International Annual Report 2015: Our strongest sales growth in five years

Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following on from the release of the highlights of our 2015 annual results in April, the full 2015 International SPAR Annual Report is now available, featuring many more details. Just to recap, 2015 was another year of substantial progress for SPAR International. Total sales rose €1.2 billion, […]

SPAR retailers in UK tweet for the chance to win £1000s worth of cash prizes

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — James Hall & Co Ltd, the SPAR wholesaler for the north of England, is encouraging retailers to get tweeting for the chance to win £1000s worth of cash prizes! A new initiative from the wholesaler, ‘Make it happen’, running from 1 May until 30 September, is urging […]

Chipotle Ground Pepper Allergy Alert

Product may contain undeclared wheat and barley St. Louis MO, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — An allergy alert has been issued on select dates of Chipotle Pepper Grounds because the product may contain undeclared wheat and barley – known allergens. Those who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat or barley run the risk […]

What happens to Cuties when they’re no longer offered at McDonald’s?

OAK BROOK, IL, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Picture something cute, small and with an orange coat. No, it isn’t a kitty… it is a Cutie! They are kid-sized citrus fruit that are fun to eat and easy to peel. From November through May Cuties are available as a fresh fruit side option for Happy […]

Raley’s: Free asthma screening to customers in a ten store pilot program

Sacramento Region Among the Most Challenging Places to Live with Asthma Fair Oaks, CA, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Raley’s Family of Fine Stores, in partnership with Breathe California, are offering free asthma screening to customers in a ten store pilot program. The ten participating locations were identified as highly impacted asthma regions in Northern California. Customers will be screened by a physician or […]

SSP opened two new outlets at Cardiff Airport

LONDON, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has opened two new outlets at Cardiff Airport following the agreement of a new five-year deal. The Beer House, one of the company’s most successful premium pub concepts, made its first appearance in London in 2011, […]

AmRest now operates 1074 restaurants in 12 countries

Wroclaw, Poland, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — AmRest Holdings SE („AmRest”, “the Company”) (WSE: EAT), the largest publicly listed restaurant operator in Central Europe, announced today the completion of the agreement with Starbucks Coffee Company dated April 19th, 2016 to acquire the chain of Starbucks stores in Germany. As the transaction comes into effect AmRest […]

Migros Herisau an der Alpsteinstrasse 8B öffnet Am 31. Mai 2016

Gossau, Switzerland, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Am 31. Mai 2016 öffnet an der Alpsteinstrasse 8B in Herisau die neue Migros erstmals ihre Türen. Während des achtwöchigen Innenausbaus ist ein moderner Supermarkt entstanden, der die Kundschaft mit viel Frische und einer angenehmen Atmosphäre empfängt. Auf einer Fläche von 285 m2 finden die Kundinnen und […]

Migros wird mit dem diesjährigen Umweltpreis der Schweizerischen Umweltstiftung ausgezeichnet

Auf einer Fläche von fast 400 Fussballfeldern hat die Migros auf ihren Firmenarealen Lebensraum für einheimische Tiere und Pflanzen geschaffen. Für dieses Engagement wird sie mit dem diesjährigen Umweltpreis der Schweizerischen Umweltstiftung ausgezeichnet. Zürich, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seit 1994 verleiht die Schweizerische Umweltstiftung den Umweltpreis. Dieses Jahr stand die Biodiversität im Siedlungsraum im […]

Tesco to launch UK’s first ever cauliflower and mushroom BBQ steaks

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — BBQ parties are set to become a whole lot more exciting for vegetarians. While veggie burgers and sausages have been around for years Monday will see the launch of the UK’s first ever cauliflower and mushroom BBQ steaks. The launch, by Tesco, comes at a time when demand […]

Carrefour encourages responsible consumption of seafood products

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The FROM Nord producers’ organisation has just been awarded MSC certification for its artisanal and sustainable fishery, having had Carrefour’s support throughout the assessment process. An opportunity to take a look at the Group’s various other commitments to preserve the planet’s biodiversity. What’s the point in purchasing MSC-certified fish? […]

Majid Al Futtaim Group opened the first Carrefour hypermarket in Kenya

NAIROBI, KENYA, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 17 May 2016, the Majid Al Futtaim Group – our franchise partner – opened its first Carrefour hypermarket in Kenya, in Nairobi, the country’s capital. The “Hub Karen” Carrefour has a sales area of 5000 m² and is located in a shopping centre of 90 stores (around […]

Amazon.com’s Top 20 Most Well-Read Cities across the U.S.

Seattle tops the list for the second year in a row; bookworms abound in California and Texas cities SEATTLE, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ:AMZN)— Today, Amazon.com revealed their annual list of the Top 20 Most Well-Read Cities across the U.S., just in time for summer reading season. The ranking is determined by a compilation […]

Sears Holdings expects to release its FY2016 Q1 financial results on Thursday, May 26, 2016

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today that it expects to release its financial results for the Company’s fiscal 2016 first quarter before the market opens on Thursday, May 26, 2016, and simultaneously post a pre-recorded conference call and audio webcast on its corporate website. It will feature […]

LVMH Group’s “Les Journées Particulières” third edition had more than 145,000 visitors

PARIS, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The third edition of the LVMH Group’s “Les Journées Particulières” enjoyed an unprecedented number of guests when more than 145,000 visitors attended the unveiling of the savoir-faire and heritage of the group’s Maisons. The event permitted even greater numbers of the public than three years ago to go behind […]

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. to live webcast its 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 27, 2016

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 27, 2016. What:              Lowe’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders When:             10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 27, 2016 Where:             Visit Lowe’s […]

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. closes RONA inc. acquisition in a C$3.2 billion transaction

 Together, Lowe’s Canada and RONA Have 539 Store Locations, Pro Forma Canadian Revenues of C$6 Billion Companies are Well-Positioned for Growth in Canada’s Over C$45 Billion Home Improvement Market MOORESVILLE, N.C. and BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) (“Lowe’s” or the “Company”) today announced that it has completed its […]

The Michaels Companies, Inc. to host Q1-2016 results conference call on Tuesday, June 7, 2016

IRVING, Texas, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MIK) today announced that it will report first quarter results on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, before the opening of financial markets. In connection with the announcement, the Company will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. CT on Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Investors can […]

Sonic Corp. to present at William Blair 36th Annual Growth Stock Conference and at the Piper Jaffray 36th Annual Consumer Conference

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that the company will be presenting at the following conferences: On Tuesday, June 14, the Company will present at the William Blair 36th Annual Growth Stock Conference at the Four Seasons in Chicago, IL.The presentation will […]

CVS Pharmacy will launch digital receipts for all members of its ExtraCare Rewards program

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy today announced the company will launch digital receipts as a new option for all members of its ExtraCare Rewards program. The new option for digital receipts will roll out in early June and eventually be available in 7,900 retail locations. Customers will have the opportunity to […]

NRF recognized more than 300 members of Congress for their support of retail industry

WASHINGTON, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The National Retail Federation today recognized more than 300 members of Congress for their support of retail industry priorities including international trade, infrastructure investment, tax reform and labor issues. The “Hero of Main Street” award is being presented as part of NRF’s annual Retail Advocates Summit fly-in, which […]

Sidney, Ohio based Freshway Foods acquired by US Foods

Rosemont, Ill., 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods today announced it has agreed to acquire Freshway Foods, a fresh fruit and vegetable processor, repacker and distributor serving customers throughout the eastern half of the United States Established in 1988, Freshway Foods is owned by brothers Phil and Frank Gilardi and is based in Sidney, […]

Wegmans Food Markets recalls 32,000 lbs. of various bulk products and 7,700 units of prepackaged products that contain sunflower seeds/kernels

ROCHESTER, NY, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is recalling approximately 32,000 lbs. of various bulk products and 7,700 units of prepackaged products that contain sunflower seeds/kernels and are sold in the Bulk Foods department at Wegmans stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts between March 11 and […]

Meijer opens new 192,000-square-foot supercenters in Evansville, Ind. and Owensboro, Ky.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer opened new 192,000-square-foot supercenters today in Evansville, Ind. and Owensboro, Ky., bringing tri-state area shoppers better access to low prices on high-quality merchandise, fresh produce delivered daily, and a full-service pharmacy that makes family health care a priority. “Investing in Evansville and Owensboro was an easy […]

LPGA Tour Professional Gerina Piller to play in the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Who: Gerina Piller, LPGA Tour professional, Lindsey McPherson, sponsor exemption What: Tournament officials announced today LPGA Tour Professional Gerina Piller has committed to play in the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give. During the 2015 Meijer LPGA Classic, Gerina Piller made her way up the leaderboard Sunday […]

List of celebrities to play in the Meijer LPGA Celebrity Pro-Am

Top celebrities to play at Egypt Valley Country Club during LPGA week GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tournament officials announced today the list of celebrities playing in the Meijer LPGA Celebrity Pro-Am. More than 35 celebrity guests and LPGA Tour professionals will join the action-packed week during the Meijer LPGA Classic forSimply […]