H&M announces collaboration with KENZO

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M is proud to announce that its next designer collaboration will be with KENZO, the vibrant and playful Parisian house that captures the energy of global culture to create its unique, youthful spirit. Creative Directors Carol Lim and Humberto Leon will bring the spirit of KENZO to H&M, […]

CVS Health expands access to opioid overdose-reversal drug naloxone in seven additional states this summer

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced it will expand access to the opioid overdose-reversal drug naloxone in seven additional states this summer, contributing to a total of 30 states where the life-saving medication will be more accessible to CVS Pharmacy patients. CVS Health’s naloxone program establishes a standing […]

MinuteClinic announces new initiative to expand access to health care services for Veterans in Northern California

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — MinuteClinic, the walk-in medical clinic of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced today a new initiative with the Department of Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System to expand access to high quality and convenient health care services for Veterans in Northern California. Through this initiative, more than 60,000 […]

L BRANDS TO WEBCAST 2016 MAY SALES REPORT ON THURSDAY, JUNE 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2016-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — In conjunction with L Brands’ sales release, you are invited to listen to a pre-recorded broadcast of the May Sales report. The broadcast will be available on the Internet on Thursday, June 2 at 7:30 a.m. ET. What: L Brands May Sales Report When: 7:30 a.m. ET on […]

365 by Whole Foods Market opens May 25 in Los Angeles’ Silver Lake

Offers craft brew bar, a “Carrot Dog,” custom tea blends; retailer unveils loyalty program LOS ANGELES, 2016-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first 365 by Whole Foods Market location opens Wednesday, May 25, at 9 a.m. in Los Angeles’ Silver Lake at 2520 Glendale Blvd., following a cake-cutting ceremony with 365 by Whole Foods Market leaders and […]

Paradies Lagardère invites active or retired military for free meals between Memorial Day and Independence Day at its participating airport restaurants

Popular program thanks nation’s military for service and sacrifice ATLANTA, 2016-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the North American travel retail and restaurateur leader, will once again offer free meals to the country’s military personnel through its Food and Beverage Division’s Treat Our Troops program. Between Memorial Day and Independence Day, Paradies Lagardère invites […]

PetSmart expands patriotic-themed services in honor of National Military Appreciation Month in May and upcoming patriotic holidays

$1 from Each Patriotic Top DogSM Package and Other Select Services Will Benefit Canine Companions for Independence’s Wounded Veterans Initiative PHOENIX, 2016-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — In honor of National Military Appreciation Month in May and upcoming patriotic holidays, PetSmart has expanded its patriotic-themed services aimed at honoring the service and sacrifice made by the […]

Wincor Nixdorf to equip all 59 stores of Dutch supermarket chain Jan Linders with new POS systems starting early 2017

Wincor Nixdorf to provide hardware, software and services Paderborn, Germany, 2016-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following a test installation, which is due to begin in August 2016, Wincor Nixdorf will equip all 59 stores of Dutch supermarket chain Jan Linders with new POS systems starting early 2017. The partners signed a corresponding agreement in March […]

Best Buy announces results for the first quarter ended April 30, 2016

GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.69 Non-GAAP Diluted EPS Increased 19% to $0.44 Domestic Segment Comparable Sales Essentially Flat MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) today announced results for the first quarter ended April 30, 2016 (“Q1 FY17”), as compared to the first quarter ended May 2, 2015 (“Q1 FY16”). […]

Best Buy CAO and CFO Sharon McCollam to step down and will be succeeded by Corie Barry on June 14, 2016

CAO and CFO Sharon McCollam to step down at conclusion of company’s annual shareholder meeting in June Current Chief Strategic Growth Officer to assume CFO role MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of an internal succession plan, Best Buy today announced that Sharon McCollam, the company’s chief administrative and chief financial officer, will be […]

PT Matahari Putra Prima Tbk announces the reopening of Hypermart outlets at Manado Town Square and Sun Plaza Medan

Tangerang, Indonesia, 2016-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — PT Matahari Putra Prima Tbk (MPPA), a multi-format modern retailer in Indonesia, which operates Hypermart, SmartClub, Foodmart, Boston Health & Beauty and FMX, further strengthen the presence and market leadership of Hypermart through the outlets reopening at Manado Town Square, North Sulawesi and Sun Plaza Medan, North Sumatra […]

Enjoy $1.31 ice cream scoops as Baskin-Robbin kicks off summer season on May 31st with its “Celebrate 31” promotion

Guests can also pre-order ice cream cakes for the upcoming Father’s Day holiday, including the brand’s festive The Cold One Cake and new OREO® Triple Chocolate Cake CANTON, Mass., 2016-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is kicking off the summer season on Tuesday, May 31st […]

STERIPOD NOW AVAILABLE AT CVS AND WALGREENS

Leading Toothbrush Protector Recommended by Dentists and Moms Doubles Distribution Expanding To 30,000 Stores Throughout the US LOS ANGELES, 2016-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bonfit America, Inc., maker of products for living well, recently doubled distribution for its market leading Steripod® clip-on toothbrush protector, which is now available in 30,000 stores across the US, including […]

HOUR PASSION OPENS ITS EIGHTH BOUTIQUE IN ITALY, IN CASTEL ROMANO OUTLET VILLAGE

ROME, ITALY, 2016-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — IN COLLABORATION WITH SWATCH GROUP (Italia) S.P.A, HOUR PASSION OPENED ON 19 MAY ITS EIGHTH BOUTIQUE IN ITALY, IN CASTEL ROMANO OUTLET VILLAGE. THE MULTI BRAND CONCEPT STORE HOUSES HIGH AND MID-RANGE WATCH BRANDS OF SWATCH GROUP: LONGINES, RADO, TISSOT, MIDO, HAMILTON, CALVIN KLEIN WATCH AND JEWELRY, SWATCH […]

Motor Fuel Group announces the appointment of Richard Baker as its new retail director

Hertfordshire, England, 2016-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Top 50 Indies forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Baker as its new retail director. Richard has had a varied and exciting 37 year career with Tesco. Joining them in 1978 as a part-time student, he very quickly progressed through […]

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? […]