USDA FSIS launches Virtual Representative for Small and Very Small Plants

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ —Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is expanding its resources for small plants by launching a virtual representative that provides continual access to information. This new tool will allow users to receive up-to-date information on frequently asked questions and communicate directly with […]

CVS Health announces opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone now available without prescription at all CVS Pharmacies in Texas

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone is now available without a prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in Texas. CVS Health has established a standing order with physicians in Texas that allows CVS Pharmacy to expand access to the medication across the state. […]

Office Depot helps educators ”Gear Up for School” during Teacher Appreciation Days with a 25-percent-off coupon

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Jul-26 — /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, is thanking educators by helping them ”Gear Up for School” during Teacher Appreciation Days with a 25-percent-off coupon. The discount is available in stores July 30-Aug. 2 […]

Office Depot launches new product line that provides everything businesses need to transform their office

BOCA RATON, Fla, 2016-Jul-26 — /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 the WorkPro® Flex collection. The new product line offers flexible, multi-use table tops and legs that are ideal for desks, training […]

Bartell Drugs to help raise funds for Bothell community affected by the fire

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs is joining in the efforts to raise funds for the businesses that were destroyed and damaged in the July 22 fire in downtown Bothell. At 2:47 a.m. on Friday, Bothell’s historic Mercantile Building, which was being renovated, caught fire. The fire quickly spread to the Bothell Mall building […]

Bartell Drugs kicks off its 14th annual School Tools event; to accept donations from August 1 – August 28

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs welcomes donations of school supplies and hygiene products for its 14th annual School Tools event, in partnership with Star 101.5 and World Vision. Donations will be accepted at all Bartell Drugs locations from August 1 – August 28. The drive supports students in 160 schools in King, […]

Starbucks’ One Tree for Every Bag commitment raised 15 million trees to support farming communities in Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador

Seattle, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — In countries across Latin America, coffee rust is a plague, making it harder for farmers to produce high-quality coffee. In the highlands of Chiapas, Mexico, coffee rust forced Rolando Lopez to downsize his farm, which is at 50-70 percent of its typical productivity. “We didn’t know that it […]

New Starbucks Dress Code invites baristas to shine as individuals

Seattle, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new Starbucks Dress Code announced today invites baristas to shine as individuals while continuing to present a clean, neat and professional appearance. Effective immediately, a range of shirt colors beyond solid black and white are welcome, including gray, navy, dark denim and brown, including patterns. Shorts, skirts, dresses and pants, including dark-wash jeans, […]

Starbucks coffee to be available through MARS DRINKS’ single-serve brewers in offices across the U.S. and Canada

Seattle, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ —During the workday, it can be tough to get out of the office for a coffee break. Now even more workplaces will be able to offer freshly brewed cups of Starbucks coffee any time of day thanks to a new agreement with MARS DRINKS, the 100 percent workplace-focused segment […]

Nordstrom announces its annual Anniversary Sale

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (July 22, 2016) marks the first day of the annual Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. This is the fashion specialty retailer’s biggest event of the year, featuring brand new arrivals at super-sale prices for a limited time – prices go back up on August 8. Buy now, wear now Anniversary Sale […]

LVMH Young Talent prize winner Camille Boillet took part in the Green Showroom fashion event during Berlin Fashion Week

BERLIN, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Camille Boillet, winner of the LVMH Young Talent prize in February 2016 during the  “Cultures et Création” fashion show in  Montfermeil, took part in the Green Showroom, a sustainable fashion event held each year during Berlin Fashion Week. The “Cultures et Création” fashion show in Montfermeil offers a fresh and […]

The BRC announces Richard Baker as its new chairman

LONDON, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The BRC is delighted to announce that Richard Baker will take the reins as Chair of the retail industry’s trade association this autumn. Richard, already on the BRC Board, will start his term of office as Chair on 1 September when Sir Charlie Mayfield stands down after a two-year […]

The Macerich Company declares quarterly cash dividend of $.68 per share of common stock

SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of The Macerich Company (NYSE: MAC) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.68 per share of common stock.  The dividend is payable on September 8, 2016 to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 19, 2016. Macerich, an S&P 500 […]

Old Navy announces #MySquadContest and in-store donation drive from July 28 to August 10 to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs

SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — This back-to-school season Old Navy, in partnership with AwesomenessTV, will ask kids to share stories of how their squads motivate, inspire and lift them up. To support the squads of the future and help provide every child with access to learning opportunities, Old Navy is sponsoring a fundraising […]

J. C. Penney announces the appointment of Marvin R. Ellison as its new chairman

PLANO, Texas, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) has appointed Chief Executive Officer Marvin R. Ellison to the additional position of Chairman, effective August 1, 2016. Mr. Ellison succeeds Myron E. (Mike) Ullman, III who will be retiring in accordance with the transition plan […]

Associated Food Stores members to offer the freshest, locally grown produce throughout Utah

Salt Lake City, UT, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ —Before the sun rises each morning, Alan Bangerter rolls out of bed, throws on his coveralls, pulls on his work gloves and heads to the fields with his family to harvest and pack. For over six generations the Bangerter family has sold fresh corn, radishes, zucchini […]

7‑Eleven and Flirtey announce first fully autonomous FAA-Approved drone delivery to customer’s residence

RENO, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, the world’s largest convenience retailer, and Flirtey, a leading independent drone delivery service, announced they have completed the first fully autonomous drone delivery to a customer’s residence to advance research toward integrating drones into the National Airspace System. This delivery is the first time a U.S. customer has […]

7‑Eleven and Redbox announce the return of their popular free movie night offer this summer

IRVING, TEXAS, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc., the world’s largest convenience retailer, and Redbox , America’s destination for new-release entertainment, are bringing back their popular free movie night offer this summer. Movie-lovers can receive a FREE Redbox movie night with every Big Gulp® fountain drink purchase, while supplies last. The exclusive offer runs through […]

SM Seaside City Cebu recognized by the Urban Land Institute Philippines Building Healthy Places Awards in the Commercial-Retail category

Taguig City, Philippines, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Prime’s SM Seaside City Cebu was recognized by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Philippines Building Healthy Places Awards in the Commercial-Retail category, last July 14. ULI Philippines’ Building Healthy Places Awards recognize outstanding and innovative projects that add value to the community, promote healthy life choices, and enhance the environment. The entries […]

Lenta announces its consolidated sales and operating results for the second quarter ended 30 June 2016

St-Petersburg, Russia, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta Ltd, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA / “Lenta” or the “Company”) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the Company’s consolidated sales and operating results for the second quarter ended 30 June 2016. To view the full release, please click here. 2Q 2016 Operating […]

Belle International recognized for its manpower training and development

Shenzhen, China, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since 2012, Belle International has been recognized as Manpower Developer (MD) under the “ERB Manpower Developer Award Scheme” organized by the Employees Retraining Board (ERB), in recognition of her outstanding achievements in manpower training and development.  This year, Belle International is pleased to receive its highest honour – […]

Belle International recognized for its environmental efforts with 2015 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence Certificate of Merit

Shenzhen, China, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — To recognize the commitment and effort to the environment, Belle International was presented with the Certificate of Merit (Shops and Retailers) of 2015 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE) at the presentation ceremony held on 19 April 2016 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The […]

Prada expands and completely renovates its store in Canton Road, Hong Kong

Hong Kong, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Prada is expanding and completely renovating its store in Hong Kong situated on Canton Road, the city’s main shopping street. The two-storey space occupies a total area of more than 1,300 square metres, with a secondary internal access from Harbour City. The external façade pays homage to the […]

REI to open new store in Milford, Connecticut this fall

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Opening this fall, a new REI store in Milford, Conn. will help the outdoor community enjoy life outside and support local nonprofits who steward nearby recreational places. Located between the Housatonic River and Long Island Sound, the new store will carry gear and apparel for the region’s most popular […]

REI to open new store in Houston, Texas when co-op sets up camp at the Baybrook Mall this fall

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Outdoor adventurers in Houston, Texas will have a new REI store when the co-op sets up camp at the Baybrook Mall this fall. Situated just miles from the northern point of Galveston Bay, the new store will carry gear and apparel for some of the region’s most popular […]