eBay appoints Alyssa Cutright Vice President of Global Payments

Cutright will lead eBay’s global strategy and operations of billing and payments. San Jose, California, 2016-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week, we are welcoming Alyssa Cutright, eBay’s new Vice President of Global Payments. In this new role, she will lead eBay’s global strategy and operations of billing and payments. Payments are a critical part of […]

“Open for Business”: eBay and Gimlet Creative launch new podcast featuring valuable lessons in entrepreneurship

“Open for Business” features insight and advice from small business owners and industry experts, showing how to start your own company. San Jose, California, 2016-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — When she was in third grade, Corri McFadden started a sticker trading company during recess. “Everyone would trade their stickers, and they would go through me,” she […]

eBay announces the appointment of Damien Hooper-Campbell as its first Chief Diversity Officer

He has strong experience with community engagement and has led diversity efforts at several technology companies. San Jose, California, 2016-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay has hired Damien Hooper-Campbell to serve as eBay’s first Chief Diversity Officer.  Damien brings to this role deep expertise in Diversity and Inclusion and experience spanning the technology industry, finance […]

GNP Company recalls chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — GNP Company, a Cold Spring, Minn. establishment, is recalling approximately 55,608 pounds of chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The chicken products were produced on various dates from June 6 to June 9, […]

USDA FSIS: Red Bowl Foods Corporation recalls wonton and dumpling products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Red Bowl Foods Corporation, a Brooklyn, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 10,198 pounds of wonton and dumpling products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains egg, a known allergen, which is not declared on […]

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust announces distribution for outstanding preferred trust units

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2016-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (“RioCan”) (TSX:REI.PR.C) today announced the following distribution for RioCan’s outstanding preferred trust units: $0.29375 per preferred unit, Series C (the “Series C Units”) for the quarter ending June 30, 2016. The distribution will be payable on June 30, 2016 to unit holders of […]

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust announces distribution of 11.75 cents per unit for the month of June 2016

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2016-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (“RioCan”) (TSX:REI.UN) today announced a distribution of 11.75 cents per unit for the month of June. The distribution will be payable on July 8, 2016 to unit holders of record as at June 30, 2016. About RioCan RioCan is Canada’s largest real estate […]

ICA Gruppen to sell InkClub for SEK 322 million

Solna, Sweden, 2016-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — ICA announced March 17 that a review of the ownership of InkClub would be initiated. Thereafter began a sale process that has now been completed. The buyer is InkClub’s founder, Lennart Nyberg. The purchase price is SEK 322 million for the shares in the company, which after transaction costs […]

Tommy Hilfiger celebrates the Spring 2017 season of London Collections: Men

LONDON, 2016-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tommy Hilfiger announces that Mr. Tommy Hilfiger co-hosted a dinner with Dylan Jones, Editor-in-Chief of British GQ, to celebrate the Spring 2017 season of London Collections: Men. The event was held on June 11, 2016, at the recently opened brasserie Cafe Monico in Soho. Since London Collections: Men was […]

Weis Markets opens newly remodeled store at the Park Hills Plaza in Altoona

SUNBURY, PA 2016-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets will celebrate the Grand Reopening of its remodeled store at the Park Hills Plaza in Altoona on Thursday, June 16 at 10 a.m. The store has all new décor and an expanded bakery, produce and natural and organics departments.  A 30-seat beer café with more than […]

Lobster Roll returns to McDonald’s restaurants throughout New England and the Albany, New York area this summer

OAK BROOK, IL, 2016-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lobster lovers rejoice! Beginning June 20, more than 600 McDonald’s restaurants throughout New England and the Albany, New York area will add the Lobster Roll to their summer menus. A local favorite, the Lobster Roll is freshly prepared and made with 100 percent North Atlantic lobster meat […]

Panera Bread commits to ‘No No List’ additives its entire portfolio by the end of 2016

St. Louis, 2016-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Panera Bread (NASDAQ: PNRA) announced today that it will do away with the remaining artificial flavors, artificial sweeteners, artificial preservatives and colors from artificial sources in its Panera at Home products. The Company expects its entire portfolio of nearly 50 grocery items to be clean, meaning free of […]

London-based designer Grace Wales Bonner recipient of the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers for 2016

PARIS , 2016-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — LVMH is pleased to announce that London-based designer Grace Wales Bonner of WALES BONNER, is the recipient of the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers for 2016. Jury members J.W. Anderson (Loewe), Nicolas Ghesquière (Louis Vuitton), Marc Jacobs (Marc Jacobs), Karl Lagerfeld (Fendi), Humberto Leon and Carol Lim (Kenzo), […]

Seafair summer festival returns to Starbucks stores in Seattle

SEATTLE, 2016-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks stores in the Seattle area were more festive than usual with the addition of clowns and pirates. Seafair, the Seattle area’s premier summer festival, began (June 15) with personalities visiting several stores throughout the day. For the Seafair Summer Kickoff Presented by Starbucks, customers were invited to meet Seafair personalities at several locations. Starbucks […]

Staples and United Way locations across North America to stuff literacy kits to keep children reading throughout summer

As part of United Way’s global Day of Action, hundreds of associate volunteers are fueling a love for reading among local young children FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Jun-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the third consecutive year, Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) will partner with United Way locations across North America, including Boston, St. Louis, Seattle and Denver, […]

Office Depot to hire 8,000 seasonal and regular retail associates during its busy back-to-school season

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Jun-20 — /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 plans to hire 8,000 seasonal and regular retail associates during its busy back-to-school season. The seasonal associates help support the increased customer traffic from parents, […]

Taubman Centers, Inc. to announce its second quarter 2016 earnings on July 28, 2016

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., 2016-Jun-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) will announce its second quarter 2016 earnings after the market closes on July 28, 2016. The company will host a conference call to discuss these results on July 29, 2016 at 10 a.m. EDT. Stockholders and interested parties may listen to a […]

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS to offer nationwide free HIV testing and counseling on new prevention strategies

Select Walgreens Locations in 150 Cities Across the Nation to Host Free HIV Testing Events June 23 – 25, including Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, New Orleans and Memphis, Among Other Cities DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Jun-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the lead up to National HIV Testing Day on June 27, Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS, […]

Starbucks launches new bottled Starbucks Cold Brew coffee

SEATTLE, 2016-Jun-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks is launching new bottled Starbucks Cold Brew coffee in grocery and convenience stores, offering customers another way to enjoy the smooth taste of Cold Brew on the go. The ready-to-drink beverage will ship starting today (June 15) and will be available in select Starbucks U.S. retail stores and […]

Starbucks Corporation announces the appointment of Hans Melotte as executive vice president, Global Supply Chain

SEATTLE, 2016-Jun-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced the appointment of Hans Melotte as executive vice president, Global Supply Chain, effective June 27.  In this role, Melotte will lead Starbucks Global Supply Chain organization, which helps power Starbucks operations in more than 70 countries worldwide. Most recently, Melotte served as Johnson […]

Netflix reveals Orange is the New Black amongst most re-watched original series

Beverly Hills, Calif., 2016-Jun-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Netflix reveals Orange is the New Black is one of its most re-watched original series. Examining viewing in over 190 countries, Netflix found more than half (53%)* of Orange viewers have re-watched at least one full season of the acclaimed series since its debut in 2013. […]

NRF ranked 23rd at The Washington Post’s ‘Top Workplaces’ in Washington, D.C. list

WASHINGTON, – 2016-Jun-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Washington Post announced on Thursday the rankings of its annual ‘Top Workplaces’ in Washington, D.C. list, ranking the National Retail Federation 23rd; NRF ranked higher than several other industry associations in Washington. The Washington Post asked employees to evaluate their employers on a host of factors, including quality of leadership, […]

Auchan Retail France and Immochan create innovative multi-media advertising agency, IMEDIA CENTER

Croix Cedex, France,  2016-Jun-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Building on the annual flow of 420 million physical clients and 170 million connected customers, Auchan Retail France and Immochan create IMEDIA CENTER: an innovative multi-media advertising agency that offers a new way of thinking and organizing advertising campaigns in the world of retail. Officially presented on 9 June 2016, IMEDIA […]

US Foods introduces new “Serve Good” product line to help chefs and foodservice operators meet demand for responsible dishes

Rosemont, Ill, 2016-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — As consumers are becoming increasingly interested in the source of their food they are relying on restaurants now more than ever to deliver the flavorful yet responsible dishes they crave. To help chefs and food service operators meet this growing diner demand, US Foods introduces its “Serve Good” line […]

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announces series of leadership moves in its International division

Bentonville, Ark., 2016-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) today announced a series of leadership moves in its International division. Andy Clarke, President and Chief Executive Officer at Asda, has decided the timing is right to step aside from his role with the company. Over more than 20 years with Asda, […]

CarMax celebrates the grand opening of its first store in El Paso, Texas

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, today celebrated the grand opening of its first store in El Paso, located at 1300 Pendale Road. The El Paso store will stock between 200-400 used vehicles of nearly every make and model, and has brought approximately […]

Wegmans seafood departments now offer responsibly sourced Lionfish

ROCHESTER, NY, 2016-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Now available in the seafood department at select Wegmans Food Markets stores in six states is whole, fresh Lionfish, an unusual and delicious new offering from Florida that has a unique sustainability story. Lionfish is a non-native species in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely released there […]

Apple and WWF’s Apps for Earth campaign generated more than $8 million to support WWF’s conservation work

San Francisco. 2016-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple and WWF’s Apps for Earth campaign raised awareness among hundreds of millions of people and generated more than $8 million in total proceeds to support WWF’s conservation work. WWF announced the results this week at WWDC in San Francisco. During the ten-day campaign in April, Apple, WWF and 24 […]

Darty announces Results for the twelve months ended 30 April 2016

LONDON, 2016-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — A strong performance in revenue, profit and cash Like-for-like sales¹ up 6.1 per cent in France and 3.9 per cent for the Group. Web sales up 13 per cent and market share gains in both France and Belgium. Retail profit up 24 per cent for the Group to €93.1 […]

Best Buy brings one of E3’s hottest products directly to VR fans — Sony’s PlayStation VR

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Once again, Best Buy’s your home for the latest in virtual reality. We’re one of the first retailers to offer demos of Sony’s PlayStation VR, bringing one of E3’s hottest products directly to VR fans. The PlayStation VR demos will be available at 30 stores nationwide from 3-7 p.m. local […]