Starbucks opens store at The Aupark Shopping Centre in Bratislava; its first in Slovakia

Bratislava, Slovakia, 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Aupark Shopping Centre in Bratislava is now home to the first Starbucks in the Central European country of Slovakia. Starbucks partnered with AmRest – the largest independent operator of restaurant chains in Central and Eastern Europe – to open the store recently (May 31). “With this new store, […]

Starbucks opens store in the new Disneytown at Shanghai Disney Resort

First flagship store within a Disney resort in Asia, is expected to serve thousands of guests daily; design inspired by the craft of coffee and magic of Disney, bringing to life the Starbucks “Third Place” experience for customers  New location is the twelfth Starbucks® store to be included as part of a Disney resort serving […]

DieHard brand to host “From the Start” fan contests

“From the Start” Fan Contest to Award “Diehards” with an Experience of a Lifetime HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — DieHard®, America’s most trusted auto battery brand, is on the hunt to find the country’s biggest, most passionate diehard fans across numerous categories through its “From the Start” contest. From now through December […]

Netflix unveils The Binge Scale revealing which shows we devour and which we savor

Los Gatos, CA, 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Members blow through Breaking Bad, Orange is the New Black and The Walking Dead; are captivated by House of Cards, Narcos, Bloodline and Mad Men Netflix members around the world are making their own rules when it comes to watching TV. Instead of one episode per week, […]

One of the most critically acclaimed film at this year’s Cannes film festival Divines coming to Netflix

Critic Favorite One Of Many Netflix Acquisitions At Recent Cannes Film Festival AMSTERDAM, 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Divines, one of the most critically acclaimed and talked-about films at this year’s Cannes film festival, will be available to Netflix members exclusively in most of the world later this year. Described by critics as “one of […]

Netflix announces new original series based on best-selling novel Sacred Games by Indian author Vikram Chandra

Mumbai, India, 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Netflix Inc., the world’s leading Internet television network, today announced a new Netflix original series based on the critically-acclaimed best-selling novel Sacred Games by Indian author Vikram Chandra. Shot on location in India, this Hindi-English series will be produced in partnership with Phantom Films, one of India’s leading […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance announces changes to its senior management roles and responsibilities

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance today announced changes to its senior management roles and responsibilities as part of the next phase of evolution. This follows the successful integration of Walgreens and Alliance Boots to create Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA). In order to provide even greater focus and collaboration […]

Home Retail Group publishes trading statement covering the 13 weeks from 28 February to 28 May 2016

Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Home Retail Group, the UK’s leading home and general merchandise retailer, today publishes a trading statement covering the 13 weeks from 28 February to 28 May 2016. John Walden, Chief Executive of Home Retail Group, commented: “I am pleased with our performance in the first quarter. Argos […]

The Michaels Companies announces financial results for the first quarter ended April 30, 2016

Total net sales increased 7.5% to $1.16 billion, or 8.1% on a constant currency basis Comparable store sales increased 0.9%, or 1.4% on a constant currency basis Operating income increased 0.9% to $145.3 million; adjusted operating income increased 6.3% to $153.0 million Diluted EPS increased 6.3% to $0.34; adjusted diluted EPS increased 12.5% to $0.36 […]

The Michaels Companies to participate in the 2016 Barclays High Yield Bond & Syndicated Loan Conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 9, 2016

IRVING, Texas, 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MIK) today announced that it will participate in the 2016 Barclays High Yield Bond & Syndicated Loan Conference, which will be held at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Chuck Sonsteby, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer, is scheduled to present on Thursday, […]

IKEA U.S. announces results of the third annual IKEA Life at Home Report

Survey Results Indicate that Home Extends Beyond the Physical Space and that People Consider the Home Primarily a Place for Relationships CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA U.S. announced today the results of the third annual IKEA Life at Home Report, which explores the life at home of people all over the world. Surveying […]

Eco and Ethical Programme: Marks & Spencer releases its 2016 Plan A Report

2015/16 Plan A highlights Charity donations help reduce food waste by 9% Plastic microbeads removed to help protect marine life Clothing and food suppliers detailed on interactive supply chain map Only certified sustainable palm oil used in M&S products Nearly three quarters of M&S products have an eco or ethical quality 90% of Sparks card […]

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB presents the six-month results for 2016 on Wednesday 22 June

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB presents the six-month results for 2016 at a press conference on Wednesday 22 June at 9.30 CET. There will also be a telephone conference in English at 13.00 CET the same day. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The six-month results for the period 1 December 2015 […]

Sonic Corp to release results for the quarter ended May 31, 2016 on June 23, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that it will release results for the quarter ended May 31, 2016 after the market close on June 23, 2016. The company will host a conference call to review financial results on Thursday, June 23, 2016, […]

15 Haggen Northwest Fresh stores begins operation as standalone business unit in the Albertsons Companies family of banners

Bellingham-based company will continue to offer freshest local products to western Washington communities BELLINGHAM, WA, 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies and Haggen announced that the 15 core Haggen Northwest Fresh stores will begin the first day of operation today as a standalone business unit in the Albertsons Companies family of banners. Haggen will […]

ALDI launches its first full line of baby products, Little Journey

Grocer Announces Baby Photo Contest and $30,000 Cash Prize to Find the “Face” of New Product Line Batavia, Ill., 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — ALDI understands the joy, love and excitement parenthood brings – and how action-packed life becomes when caring for little ones. To help today’s busy moms and dads along their parenting […]

Discount Drug Stores honours Johnson & Johnson with Supplier of the Year award

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Johnson & Johnson was awarded Supplier of the Year at the Discount Drug Stores (DDS) National Conference in Sydney last week. Discount Drug Stores Executive General Manager said the award recognises the strength of the partnership which has been built between Discount Drug Stores and Johnson & Johnson. “The retail […]

Amcal launches Chinese language version of its website

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amcal today launched a Chinese language version of its website. This will be managed in partnership with Azoya – a local distributor and Chinese e-commerce specialist providing on-the-ground customer support in China. The new Chinese language site marks the first time Amcal has entered the international retail market […]

The Discount Drug Stores recognises Balwyn North Discount Drug Store with Pharmacy of the Year Award

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Discount Drug Stores (DDS) award for top store goes to Balwyn North Discount Drug Store.  They received the Pharmacy of the Year Award at the DDS National Conference in Sydney last week. DDS Executive General Manager Douglas Kuskopf-Dallas said this recognises the exceptional customer service Balwyn North Discount Drug Store offers its customers. “Our […]

Discount Drug Stores announce customer service transformations to maximise their professional services offering

Rowville VIC, Australia, 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Discount Drug Stores (DDS) announced a host of customer service transformations at their 2016 national conference in Sydney this week. These included new initiatives to maximise their professional services offering, and dispensary workflow innovations allowing pharmacists to spend more time with customers. Having achieved year-on-year growth in […]