Rakuten announces management appointments

TOKYO, 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. (4755: Tokyo) today announced the following personnel appointment as approved by its Board of Directors. Management Change (Effective July 1, 2016) ■Name: Kenji Hirose ■New Title: CCO, Group Managing Executive Officer ■Previous Title: Director, EU RHO ■Name: Akio Sugihara ■New Title: CPO, Group Executive Vice President ■Previous […]

PHILIPPINES: SM Supermalls unveils lifestyle center S Maison in Conrad Manila at the heart of Mall of Asia Complex

Pasay City, Philippines, 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — There’s a new kid on the block at the Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City and it’s changing the game for retail. SM Supermalls has unveiled S Maison, a unique lifestyle center which opened with the newest luxury hotel, Conrad Manila, at the heart of the […]

Intershop Communications AG releases newest version of its Commerce Suite

The Commerce Suite’s new, fully integrated order management functions ensure efficient end-to-end processes for seamless omni-channel commerce New and improved B2B functions open up new markets for growth-oriented companies More efficient processes for creating attractive customer experiences Intershop Commerce Suite will soon be available in the public clouds of Microsoft and Amazon Jena, Germany, 2016-Jul-04 […]

Potbelly Sandwich Shop to open its doors at 1240 Carl D. Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg on July 8

CHICAGO , 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Potbelly Sandwich Shop will open its doors at 1240 Carl D. Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg, Tuesday, July 8. This will give area residents the chance to experience the lively, neighborhood hangout that makes Potbelly Sandwich Shop “The Best Place for Lunch.” Desirae Mills is the general manager and has […]

Iso Omena to house Espoo’s first and only Zara store scheduled to open its doors in spring 2017

HELSINKI, FINLAND, 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first phase of the Iso Omena extension will be inaugurated on 11 August and the second phase in spring 2017. The new extension will see Iso Omena significantly expand its fashion, accessories and interior design offering. Fashion will double from the current levels. A key fashion offering […]

Citycon Oyj’s disclosure policy now available in English

HELSINKI, FINLAND, 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Citycon Oyj’s disclosure policy has been updated and is now available in English on the company’s website www.citycon.com/disclosure-policy. The updates are made to adopt the revised rules of Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. and to meet EU’s market abuse regulation requirements effective as of 3 July 2016. Helsinki, July 4, […]

Weis Markets receives final Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board approval to open beer café in its North Cedar Crest Boulevard store in Allentown

SUNBURY, PA and ALLENTOWN, PA, 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets today received final Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) approval to open a beer café in its store on North Cedar Crest Boulevard in Allentown. The café is stocked and now open for business. This is Weis Markets seventh in-store beer café in the Lehigh […]

Hudson’s Bay Company’s Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH enters Europe with the announcement of first five stores in Germany

TORONTO, NEW YORK and COLOGNE, 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ —Hudson’s Bay Company (“HBC” or the “Company”) (TSX: HBC) today announced the first five locations for its premium off-price banner Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH in Germany. The introduction of Saks OFF 5TH in the European market will launch with a flagship store in Düsseldorf, […]

Sheetz announces new store in Morgantown, WV, Morrisville, NC, St. Clairsville, OH, and Bethel, PA

ALTOONA, Pa., 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, a Fortune Top 100 Best Places to Work in America, and one of America’s fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains will add a new store in Morgantown, WV,Morrisville, NC, St. Clairsville, OH, and Bethel, PA. The new location in Morgantown, WV will be one of […]

USDA FSIS: Winter Gardens Quality Foods recallS Lemongrass Basil Chicken entrées due to possible Listeria contamination

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Winter Gardens Quality Foods, Inc., a New Oxford, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 42 pounds of Lemongrass Basil Chicken entrées that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The ready-to-eat, Lifestyle Foods Inc. brand of Lemongrass Basil […]

USDA FSIS: GHSE, LLC recalls salad products containing chicken due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — GHSE, LLC, a Green Cove Springs, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 5,682 pounds of salad products containing chicken due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains wheat, a known allergen not declared on the […]

The Gymboree Corporation to sell Gymboree Play & Music to ZEAVION Holding

SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Gymboree Corporation (“Gymboree” or the “Company”) today announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to sell its early childhood development business, Gymboree Play & Music (“Play & Music”), to ZEAVION Holding (“ZEAVION”), a privately-held company with a focus on the education and entertainment sectors. Pursuant to […]

Baskin-Robbins launches Polar Pizza to celebrate National Ice Cream Month and to support the USO with new donation program

Baskin-Robbins also launches delicious new USO Patriot Pop® flavor, new July Flavor of the Month, OREO® Birthday Cake, and offers free Waffle Cone upgrade with the purchase of a double scoop throughout the month CANTON, Mass., 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — July is National Ice Cream Month and Baskin-Robbins is celebrating all month with the […]

Dunkin’ Donuts adds Lemon Croissant Donut and Key Lime Square in its menu

Guests can also enjoy the new Maple Sausage Breakfast Sandwich CANTON, MA, 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Summer season is in full swing, and Dunkin’ Donuts is serving sweet new donuts inspired by favorite seasonal citrus flavors. Dunkin’ Donuts’ new Lemon Croissant Donut is a glazed Croissant Donut with lemon filling, finished with icing drizzle and […]

London and Cambridge Properties strengthens its retail portfolio with £23.34 million acquisition of 100 retail units across England

London, 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — London and Cambridge Properties (LCP) has boosted its retail portfolio with the £23.34 million acquisition of 100 retail units across England, acquired from EPI Special Situations 3 (EPISO3), a fund advised by Tristan Capital Partners, and Addington Capital. The Blossom portfolio, which comprises 14 sites and includes high street […]

London & Cambridge Properties (LCP): B&M Stores opens new store at Astle Retail Park, West Bromwich

LONDON, 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retail giant B&M Stores has opened a new store in the Black Country after it agreed to move to Astle Retail Park, West Bromwich. The rapidly growing variety retailer has signed a 10-year lease for the 16,835 sq ft unit at the retail park, which is owned and managed by […]

Rakuten announces transition to internal company-system based organization

Maximizing customer satisfaction by driving responsiveness to user and partner needs through organizational change Tokyo, 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten today announced completion of the transition to an organization based on an internal company-system, an initiative designed to drive responsiveness to user and partner needs, delivering assured service quality and maximizing customer satisfaction in a […]

Salsa-brand bikes launches at select REI stores and REI.com on fall 2016

Partnership with industry’s premier adventure bike manufacturer broadens co-op’s line of adventure touring, backcountry, and fatbikes SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — REI, a national specialty outdoor retailer and the nation’s largest consumer co-op, and Salsa Cycles, bikepacking innovator and bicycle manufacturer, plan to make Salsa-brand bikes available to REI members and customers at select […]

REI celebrates 100th birthday of the National Park Service with limited-edition NPS-branded gear and apparel

SEATTLE , 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — To celebrate the 100th birthday of the National Park Service (NPS), REI is offering its members and customers a collection of limited-edition NPS-branded gear from a variety of outdoor brands. Commemorative products include packs, tents, trekking poles, hammocks, patches and T-shirt from REI, Osprey, CamelBak, ENO, Pendleton, […]