Amazon’s Prime Day orders surpassed Prime Day 2015 by more than 60% worldwide and more than 50% in the U.S

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The second annual Prime Day was the biggest day ever for Amazon. Amazon today announced customer orders surpassed Prime Day 2015 by more than 60% worldwide and more than 50% in the U.S. It was also the biggest day ever for Amazon devices globally and record Prime Day for […]

Amazon to open Amazon@Illinois staffed pickup location in the Illini Union Bookstore on the UIUC campus

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today announced an agreement with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to open Amazon@Illinois, a staffed pickup location in the Illini Union Bookstore on the UIUC campus. The first Amazon pickup location in the state of Illinois, Amazon@Illinois offers the campus community a convenient location to pick up […]

Die Migros Ostschweiz: UMBAUSTART FÜR DIE MIGROS DIEPOLDSAU

Gossau, Switzerland, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Migros Ostschweiz hat Anfang Juli von der Gemeinde Diepoldsau die Baubewilligung für den Umbau des Einkaufszentrums an der hinteren Kirchstrasse 1 erhalten. Die Bauarbeiten starten Mitte Juli. Die Eröffnung ist für Spätherbst 2016 geplant. Im Rhyinselhof, wo bis Ende April der Migros-Partner die Rheintaler Kundschaft bediente, entsteht […]

Shopify Inc. to announce Q2 financial results on Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Ottawa, Canada, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SH), the leading cloud-based commerce platform, plans to announce financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2016 before markets open on Wednesday, August 3, 2016. Shopify’s management team will host a conference call to discuss second-quarter results at 8:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, August […]

Italian restaurant Princi to become exclusive food purveyor in all new Starbucks Roastery locations

SEATTLE,  2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced its role as global licensee and investor in the Italian restaurant Princi, the renowned boutique bakery and café founded by Rocco Princi in 1986. Known for its artisan breads created from traditional family recipes, Princi’s five locations have become beloved experiences for customers […]

Starbucks scores 100 percent on the Disability Equality Index (DEI) survey

Seattle, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks is being recognized as a “best place to work” after scoring 100 percent on the Disability Equality Index (DEI) survey. The survey is a joint initiative of the American Association of People with Disabilities and the U.S. Business Leadership Network. The index is a national, transparent bench marking […]

The Starbucks Foundation announced $1.3 million in grants to 30 nonprofit organizations

Seattle, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shirley Huang had a difficult time getting by in the most expensive city in America. Unemployed and without stable housing in San Francisco, the 23-year-old’s life began to change when she met with the staff at YouthJobs+, which is supported by the United Way Bay Area. “As soon as I got […]

Starbucks to play special “Unity” collection of music overhead in more than 7,500 Starbucks stores in U.S.

Seattle, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — For decades, music has been both a mirror that reflects society and culture, and a magnet that unifies people and helps them express common emotions. In the wake of current events, Starbucks Entertainment Team has curated music to foster togetherness through songs that transcend generations and genres. Starbucks will begin playing a […]

Citycon CEO KOKKEEL on 1H2016: stable financial results driven by the good performance in Sweden and Norway

HELSINKI, FINLAND, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ —   APRIL-JUNE 2016 – Gross rental income increased to EUR 62.2 million (Q2/2015: 46.6) mainly due to the acquisition of Norwegian shopping centre company Sektor Gruppen AS (Sektor) in July 2015. Gross rental income of Citycon’s Norwegian operations amounted to EUR 20.9 million. The acquisition also increased […]

Tesco to discontinue sourcing eggs from caged hens by 2025

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today announced that it is to stop sourcing eggs from caged hens by 2025. This comes after the retailer conducted a detailed review of its egg sourcing strategy, which included consultation with suppliers, industry experts and other key stakeholders. The move is the latest initiative designed […]

Carrefour at the first edition of the Consumer Goods Summer Camp

The meeting, organised by AECOC* as part of its Employability Project, will bring together 15 leading companies and 100 university students from around the country. Madrid, Spain, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is present at the first edition of the Consumer Goods Summer Camp, on 12 July in Madrid. It is a day that […]

Carrefour Poland the official partner of the UCI World Tour “Tour de Pologne”

POLAND, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Poland has become the official partner of the UCI World Tour “Tour de Pologne”. The most famous cycling race in Poland will run from 12 to 18 July 2016. Carrefour’s involvement falls within the framework of its policy to promote good health and healthy lifestyles among Polish people. The […]

USDA’s FSIS: U.S. Cado Holdings, Inc. Recalls 1,650 pounds of imported, frozen Swai fillets products

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — U.S. Cado Holdings, Inc., a Santa Ana, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,650 pounds of imported, frozen Swai fillets products that were distributed into U.S. commerce without meeting federal importation requirements, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. [View Labels(PDF Only)] The Deep […]

EROSKI prevé abrir 19 gasolineras en de Baleares, Cantabria, Cataluña, Navarra, País Vasco y Galicia

Mallorca España, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI prevé abrir 19 gasolineras durante los próximos dos años. Con una inversión total aproximada de más de 7 millones de euros, las gasolineras se pondrán en funcionamiento en Baleares, Cantabria, Cataluña, Navarra, País Vasco y Galicia y la mayoría de ellas estarán situadas junto a supermercados EROSKI […]

EROSKI: una nueva edición de la campaña solidaria “Yo amo la vida”

Mallorca España, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — “Yo amo la vida” es una campaña solidaria que consiste en ofrecer a los clientes de los supermercados EROSKI un objeto de verano con un mensaje impreso, que este año vuelve a ser una pelota de playa, ya que este “gadget” tuvo una gran aceptación hace dos años. […]

EROSKI ha inaugurado una nueva gasolinera en Elorrio (Bizkaia) con una inversión cercana a los 800.000 euros

Elorrio España, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI ha inaugurado una nueva gasolinera en Elorrio (Bizkaia) que combina la venta asistida durante el horario comercial y el autoservicio durante las 24 horas del día. La nueva estación de servicio ofrece Gasolina 95 y Gasóleo A para turismos, y cuenta además con un tercer surtidor con […]

S Group’s retail sales increased by 1.7% in January–June

Helsinki, Finland, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — S Group’s sales excluding taxes increased by 1.7% in January–June and stood at EUR 5,336 million. Deregulated opening hours and price reductions attracted more customers to supermarkets, and S Group’s total sales increased as well. “We are pleased with the deregulation of opening hours. More flexible shopping hours […]

John Lewis to open its Chelmsford shop on Thursday 29 September

London, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis today announces its shop in Chelmsford, alongside the wider Bond Street development, will open its doors to customers for the first time at 9.30 am on Thursday 29 September. John Lewis Chelmsford’s 90,000 sq ft shop represents an £18 M investment in Chelmsford by the retailer. As […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. to pay quarterly dividend of 37.5 cents per share; 4.2 percent increase

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 37.5 cents per share, an increase of 4.2 percent. The increased dividend is payable 12 September 2016 to stockholders of record 19 August 2016, and raises the annual rate […]

Monogram Appetizers of Plover, Wisconsin recalls 5000 cases of Poppers Brand Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Monogram Appetizers of Plover, Wisconsin is recalling approximately 5000 cases of Poppers Brand Mozzarella Cheese Sticks, because it may contain undeclared egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The recalled Poppers […]