BESTSELLER brands VERO MODA and JACK & JONES team up with Danish athletes to design the official wardrobe for the Danish team going to Rio

BRANDE, Denmark, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ —‘We are red, we are white, we are Danish dynamite…’ This was the anthem of the renowned Danish 80’s football team. In 2016, Denmark has no football team at the Euros, so the Danes are eager to be #allforrio and support the Danish athletes going to the Olympic Games […]

Philippines: 1,300 retail outlets will be merged into SM Retail in exchange for shares of stock in SM Retail’s expanded net assets

Pasay City, Philippines, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments reported today that the company has obtained the approval of the Securities and Exchange Commission for the merger of Sy family-owned specialty stores into SM Retail Inc. Under the terms of the deal, over 1,300 retail outlets will be folded into SM Retail in exchange […]

Philippines: SM Prime Holdings sets the interest rate for its Php10.0 billion 10-year retail bonds at 4.2005% p.a.

Pasay City, Philippines, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime) has set the interest rate for its Peso-denominated Series F, 10-year retail bonds at 4.2005% p.a. SM Prime will issue an aggregate principal amount of Php 10.0 billion of the Series F bonds, which will be offered to investors through underwriters from […]

DeCA: 700 military children each received $2,000 scholarship thanks to the 2016 Scholarships for Military Children program

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seven hundred students from military families each received a $2,000 scholarship this year thanks to the 2016 Scholarships for Military Children program. The program, created in 2001, recognizes the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and celebrates the commissary’s role in enhancing […]

The new Prada boutique at Plaza 66 in Shanghai reopens

Shanghai, China, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fashion is an experience in intimacy. The relationship between garment and the body creates a personal narrative informed by texture and color, contrast and complement. Garments toy with perception –who we are, who we will be –realized in the way we dress. The new Prada boutique at […]

Russian food retailer O’KEY Group S.A. announces the appointment of commercial directors

Moscow, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — O’KEY Group S.A. (LSE: OKEY), one of the largest food retailers in Russia, announces the appointment of commercial directors responsible for purchasing of food and non-food products for hypermarkets and supermarkets. In April 2016, the Group established three divisions responsible for implementation of commercial policies in the areas of: […]

Russian retail chain Lenta sees its Fitch Ratings upgraded

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, today announced that the Fitch Ratings has upgraded its Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) from ‘BB-’ to ‘BB’ and its National Long-term rating from ‘AA-(rus)’ to ‘A+(rus)’. The outlook on the […]

Health and Beauty brand owner and retailer The Hut Group acquired Hale Country Club & Spa in Cheshire

Northwich, United Kingdom, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Hut Group, Europe’s fastest growing online Health and Beauty brand owner and retailer, has acquired Hale Country Club & Spa in Cheshire. Operating across 50,000 sq. ft., Hale Country Club provides its 5,000+ members with best-in-class fitness, leisure, spa and beauty facilities. The acquisition of […]

Cencosud S.A. filed a prospectus for a registered public secondary offering for 5% of its total outstanding common stock

Santiago, Chile, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cencosud S.A. (NYSE: CNCO, BCS: Cencosud) (“Cencosud” or the “Company”) announced today that it has filed a prospectus for a registered public secondary offering of 142,126,044 shares of its common stock, representing 5% of Cencosud total outstanding common stock, including in the form of American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”). […]

Insomniac Games’ new underwater exploration game Song of the Deep launches

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — A gorgeous underwater world, a mysterious disappearance, and a girl who’ll stop at nothing to find her father — that’s just the beginning of Insomniac Games’ new underwater exploration game, Song of the Deep, which launches today for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Combining discovery, skill, and […]

GameStop collected $760,000 in donations as part of its 4th annual in-store donation campaign benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, announced today that it collected more than $760,000 in donations as part of its fourth annual in-store donation campaign benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The proceeds collected help advance research and […]

Foyles: “Aubrey and the Terrible Yoot” book wins Branford Boase Award at a ceremony at Walker Books in London

London, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — This year’s Branford Boase Award has been won by Horatio Clare and his editor Penny Thomas, for Aubrey and the Terrible Yoot. Julia Eccleshare, Chair of the judges, praised the book as ‘beautifully written and highly original’. On winning the award Horatio Clare said: ‘This is the book I am most proud of: it […]

Week two of the Get Pop-Cultured with Barnes & Noble celebration includes tokidoki, Pokémon and Manga

New York, NY , 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that week two of the Get Pop-Cultured with Barnes & Noble (www.bn.com/getpop-cultured) celebration will feature events and promotions highlighting some of the […]

Jackie Ledwich appointed Food Services Development Manager Motor Fuel Group

Hertfordshire, England, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Top 50 Indies forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jackie Ledwich as its new food services development manager. Jackie joins us from the Kout Food Group where she was responsible for rolling out the Little Chef, Subway and Burger King brands […]

eBay to acquire Israel-based SalesPredict that uses advanced analytics to predict customer buying behavior and sales conversion

San Jose, California, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today eBay announced it will acquire SalesPredict, an Israel-based company that leverages advanced analytics to predict customer buying behavior and sales conversion. SalesPredict is eBay’s latest acquisition that will support its artificial intelligence, machine learning and data science efforts.  It follows eBay’s recent acquisition of Expertmaker, in […]

Steve Matyas named President Staples North American Retail

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced that it has named Steve Matyas, President, North American Retail. He previously had been President of Staples Canada/Bureau en Gros since July, 2000, and will continue to serve as a member of the company’s executive committee. Steve has over 25 years of […]

Shoppers to receive $2 Instant Discount on Same-day Binder Purchase at Office Depot and OfficeMax

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Jul-13 — /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 launch of its Binder Recycling Program, encouraging shoppers to help preserve the environment by recycling old binders. Starting today, shoppers can bring any […]

Hudson’s Bay Company finalized leases for seven new store locations in the Netherlands

TORONTO en AMSTERDAM, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hudson’s Bay Company (“HBC” or the “Company”) (TSX: HBC) is pleased to announce that it has finalized leases for seven new store locations in the Netherlands, in addition to the four locations previously announced. In aggregate, the lease agreements total approximately 141,800 m2 (1,526,000 sq. ft.) and […]

HUDSON’S BAY COMPANY KONDIGT ZEVEN NIEUWE LOCATIES AAN IN NEDERLAND

TORONTO en AMSTERDAM, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hudson’s Bay Company (“HBC” of “de onderneming”) (TSX: HBC) is verheugd aan te kondigen dat ze in Nederland nieuwe huurovereenkomsten voor zeven nieuwe locaties hebben getekend, dit in aanvulling op de eerder aangekondigde vier locaties. In totaal beslaan de contracten 141.800 m2 en bestaan ze uit […]

Save Mart Companies: Betty Crocker Delights Super Moist Carrot Cake Mix voluntarily recalled

Modesto, CA, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The following Betty Crocker products are being voluntarily recalled out of an abundance of caution due to potential presence of E. coli: Item Description Size Best By Dates UPC Betty Crocker Delights Super Moist Carrot Cake Mix 15.25 oz. pkg. 12APR2017, 13APR2017, 14APR2017, 28MAY2017, 29MAY2017, 30MAY2017, 07JUL2017, 08JUL2017 […]

Krusteaz Blueberry Pancake Mix voluntarily recalled at Save Mart Companies

Modesto, CA, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The following Krusteaz product is being voluntarily recalled out of an abundance of caution due to potential presence of E. coli. This is an isolated issue and only affects specific lots of Krusteaz Pancake Mix: Item Description Size Best By Dates UPC Krusteaz Blueberry Pancake Mix 28 oz. […]

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will celebrate its 79th birthday on July 13

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will celebrate its 79th birthday in a seriously sweet way. On July 13, Krispy Kreme customers who buy any dozen doughnuts at regular price can then also buy a second dozen Original Glazed® doughnuts for 79 cents at participating shops in the U.S. and Canada. “Krispy […]