Wincor Nixdorf once again honoured with Top Retail Supplier award

Paderborn, Germany, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Having won the Top Retail Supplier award in 2015, Wincor Nixdorf has won it again this year. This award is conferred on IT companies that offer retailers an overall package of excellent solutions, and is run by Frankfurt-based Lebensmittelzeitung, a newspaper for the grocery segment, and by Cologne-based […]

Best Buy’s Geek Squad Academy summer camp visits tribal nation as part of the federal government’s ConnectHome initiative

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Best Buy’s Geek Squad Academy summer camp is visiting a tribal nation for the first time as part of the federal government’s ConnectHome initiative. About 135 students between the ages of 10 and 18 are participating in the two-day camp this week (June 14-15) at Durant High School in […]

CBRE: Hong Kong becomes the world’s highest-priced office market

LOS ANGELES , CA, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hong Kong has become the world’s highest-priced office market and Asia continued to top the list of the world’s most expensive office locations, accounting for four of the top five markets, according to CBRE Research’s  latest semi-annual Global Prime Office Occupancy Costs survey. Hong Kong’s (Central) […]

Foodstuffs hosts Foodstuffs North Island Checker of the Year competition

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last night, more than 90 checkout operators from Manawatu New World, PAK’nSAVE and Write Price stores tested their skills against each other onstage at the Massey University Auditorium with the hope of ultimately taking out the title of Foodstuffs North Island Checker of Year. The checkers were […]

Chick-fil-A announces ground breaking events for its future locations in Nevada

Quick-Service Chicken Chain Known for Fresh Food and Industry-Leading Service Set to Open Three Restaurants in 2017 HENDERSON, Nev., 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A, Inc. broke ground today at the future site of its first stand-alone location in Nevada, with the second to follow next week. The restaurants, named Chick-fil-A at Diamond Summit […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation and CALIA by Carrie Underwood to donate $500,000 in Sports Matter grants to girls youth sports teams across the country

Carrie Underwood Presents First Grant of $100,000 to Girls Sports Teams in Her Hometown of Checotah, Oklahoma PITTSBURGH, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (JUNE 14, 2016), The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation and CALIA by Carrie Underwood, a fitness and lifestyle brand created in partnership with DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) and GRAMMY® Award winner […]

Honey Bunchie voluntarily recalls certain Honey Bunchies Gourmet Honey Bars due to potential contamination with Listeria

Longmont, CO, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Honey Bunchie, LLC is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited number of Honey Bunchies Gourmet Honey Bars that contain SunOpta sunflower kernels that have the potential of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, […]

IKEA U.S. co-workers returns from IWitness Ambassador trips

Assistance Critical to Enabling Red Cross to Respond to Disasters in the United States Conshohocken, PA, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA U.S. announced today that ten IKEA U.S. co-workers have returned from their IWitness Ambassador trips; five went to Cambodia to visit and experience the IKEA Foundation funded ‘Soft Toys for Education’ programs managed […]

Kesko’s building and technical trade division to build an international digital team of 50 people based in Helsinki, Stockholm and Vilnius

HELSINKI, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko’s building and technical trade division is strengthening the development of ecommerce and digital services by building an international digital team of 50 people based in Helsinki, Stockholm and Vilnius. “The K-Group’s strategic objective is to provide its customers with the best omnichannel customer experience, best digital services and […]

Shopify to bring Apple PayⓇ to more than 275,000 merchants on the web

Changing the buying experience for millions of consumers with one single touch SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Today (June 13, 2016) at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Apple announced that Apple Pay will come to the web this fall, and Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SH), the leading cloud-based, multichannel commerce platform designed for […]

Walgreens terminates relationship and closing operations at all 40 Theranos Wellness Centers at its stores in Arizona

Theranos laboratory testing services will no longer be offered through any Walgreens locations DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today announced that it has informed Theranos that it will be terminating its relationship and closing operations at all 40 Theranos Wellness Centers at its stores in Arizona, effective immediately. This follows the company’s […]

Starbucks introduces Sunset Menu available after 3 p.m. throughout the summer

SEATTLE, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — With sunlight long into the evenings, people make the most out of every minute of their day. Starting today (June 14) Starbucks is bringing new treats to savor as the sun goes down with its Sunset Menu, available after 3 p.m. in participating stores in the U.S. and Canada throughout […]

Caja Ya: Carrefour Argentina introduces new system to optimise customer’s waiting time when paying for their purchases

ARGENTINA, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new system is intended to shorten waiting times by eliminating the need to queue. With the aim of optimising the customer’s waiting time when paying for their purchases, in March Carrefour Argentina implemented a new system called Caja Ya, applied to the line of checkouts in stores in […]

Carrefour to roll out Apple Pay to customers in France this Summer

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Smartphones are now part of our everyday lives. Three in every four mobiles are smartphones and 35 million people in France have one. Our consumer habits are changing as new services become available, made possible thanks to the new technologies available to us. The mobile payment market is […]

Find the perfect gift for Dad at Macy’s stores and on macys.com

Celebrate Dad’s unique style with gifts just for him NEW YORK, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Father’s Day, applaud Dad for all he does by showering him with fantastic fashion and home gifts available at Macy’s stores and on macys.com. With a wide assortment of acclaimed designers and brands such as Alfani, I.N.C. International […]

McDonald’s Corp. to relocate its corporate headquarters to downtown Chicago by the spring of 2018

Company Signs Lease at 1045 W. Randolph in Chicago’s West Loop and Will Relocate Its Headquarters by Spring of 2018 OAK BROOK, IL, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) today announced the move of its corporate headquarters to downtown Chicago by the spring of 2018. The company signed a lease at 1045 […]

Raley’s announces new store in Truckee, Nevada County

Fourth new market expansion in the last nine months Fair Oaks, CA, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Raley’s is proud to announce a new store in in the Town of Truckee in Nevada County. Raley’s, in partnership with JMA Ventures LLC, plans to develop a new retail center at the corner of Highway 267 and […]

Weis Markets receives final Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board approval to open beer café in its Altoona store in Park Hill Plaza

Store café is open for business SUNBURY, PA and ALTOONA, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets today received final Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) approval on Friday morning to open a beer café in its Altoona store located in the Park Hill Plaza. Associates began stocking shelves and coolers after receiving the approval and […]

Weis Markets’ annual initiative, Paws for Pets, raised $212,045 benefiting 115 local animal shelters and pet rescue organizations

Sunbury, Pennsylvania, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets today announced that its eighth annual company-wide initiative, Paws for Pets, raised $212,045, benefiting 115 local animal shelters and pet rescue organizations — a 72 percent increase compared to funds raised in 2015. “Our associates worked hard to create overall awareness of our program in order […]

Giant Tiger Stores Limited launches new campaign – “Inner Voice” to empower women

OTTAWA, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Giant Tiger Stores Limited is excited to be introducing its new multi-media campaign – “Inner Voice.” The campaign, which features Giant Tiger’s recently introduced women’s wear brands (Lily Morgan, mySTYLE, and ACX Active), is designed to empower women by focusing on their own needs as well as the power […]