Sainsbury’s to double its products available on Alibaba’s Tmall Global online marketplace

London, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s plans to grow its business in China and develop its partnership with Alibaba by doubling the number of its products that are available on Alibaba’s Tmall Global online marketplace. Sainsbury’s steps up groceries trial in China after successful launch Number of products available on Alibaba Tmall Global site […]

Sainsbury’s stores debuts The Tu athleisure range

London, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The popular trend of sportswear worn as regular every day wear – known as ‘athleisure’ – is coming to more than 170 Sainsbury’s stores this week (7 August). The Tu athleisure range will also be available online and is an example of Sainsbury’s driving forward with its strategy to […]

TrueStart and the John Lewis Partnership initiative to support retail-specific startups

LONDON, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership has joined forces with TrueStart, Europe’s only independent retail and consumer accelerator and investment fund, to find and fund the products, services and technologies which will define how we live in the future. The Eureka Initiative – a partnership between TrueStart and the John Lewis […]

Bulgari supports the Save the Children charity with #RaiseYourHand campaign

PARIS, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bulgari has launched the new campaign #RaiseYourHand to support the Save the Children charity. Bulgari and Save the Children have had a global philanthropic partnership for the past seven years. An impressive lineup of artists and personalities have raised their hands to support this eminently worthy cause. In 2009, […]

Bestselling author Charles J. Orlando announced an upcoming discussion and book signing at Barnes & Noble at The Grove in Los Angeles, Calif

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Charles J. Orlando — author, relationship expert, and popular Facebook and TV personality — today announced an upcoming discussion and book signing at Barnes & Noble at The Grove in Los Angeles, California. During the event, Orlando will be discussing his research about the top issues people […]

EROSKI alcanzó los 77,63 millones de euros en facturación de producto local en 2105 en Baleares, lo que supone un ligero incremento respecto al año anterior

Palma de Mallorca, España, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ofrecer un producto fresco y de calidad a nuestros clientes, y apoyar a los productores locales son dos de los objetivos básicos de EROSKI. Para reforzar esta apuesta, EROSKI lanza, como cada año, la campaña “Productes de Sa Nostra Terra”. Además de otros acuerdos y campañas, […]

Lowe’s announces plans for new direct fulfillment center in Robertson County, Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn., 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd joined Lowe’s today to announce the company will locate a new direct fulfillment center in Robertson County. The home improvement company expects to invest approximately $100 million and create up to 600 jobs in Coopertown, northwest […]

IKEA voluntarily recalls CHOKLADKROKANT BREDBAR due to undeclared Hazelnuts

Conshohocken, PA, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — CHOKLADKROKANT BREDBAR 14.1 oz. (400g) are being recalled due to undeclared Hazelnuts. “All Best Before Dates”, Sold from April 30, 2015 to July 25, 2016. IKEA had samples analyzed and found them to contain hazelnut. People allergic to hazelnuts may have a severe to life-threatening reaction after […]

CVS Health and Adapt Pharma to make opioid overdose-reversing drug NARCAN Nasal Spray affordable for patients without insurance at CVS Pharmacies

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Adapt Pharma (www.AdaptPharma.com) today announced a new partnership that will make the opioid overdose-reversing drug NARCAN (Naloxone HCl) Nasal Spray more affordable for patients without insurance at CVS Pharmacy locations. Through this partnership, CVS Pharmacy patients purchasing NARCAN Nasal Spray without insurance will […]

Asda’s monthly Income Tracker: revealed UK household enjoyed extra £12 a week on average in June, compared to the same period last year

LEEDS, England, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Families across the UK welcomed another rise in spending power in June, with average discretionary income once again reaching £201 a week, according to Asda’s monthly Income Tracker. The latest figures revealed that families enjoyed an extra £12 a week (6.2%) on average in June, compared to the […]

Maxima Bulgaria acquires 12 stores from the German retail chain Penny Market

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Maxima Bulgaria, one of the companies of Maxima Grupė, acquired 12 stores, which previously belonged to the German retail chain Penny Market. This year they will become a part of T Market chain. After the transaction, the company’s chain in Bulgaria will increase from 48 to 60 stores. […]

The Macerich Company announces financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016

SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Macerich Company (NYSE Symbol: MAC) today announced results of operations for the quarter ended June 30, 2016, which included net income attributable to the Company of $45.2 million or $.31 per share-diluted for the quarter ended June 30, 2016 compared to net income attributable to the […]

BRC Global Standards publishes third issue of its Global Standard for Storage and Distribution

LONDON, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC Global Standards has published the third issue of its internationally recognized BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution on 1 August 2016, and audits against Issue 3 will begin on 1 February 2017. Originally introduced in 2006, the BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution was developed by […]

NGA applauds President Obama for signing into law a biotechnology labeling bill

Arlington, VA, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Peter J. Larkin, president and CEO of the National Grocers Association (NGA) issued today the following statement applauding President Obama for signing into law a biotechnology labeling bill that creates a national labeling standard for food products made with genetically engineered (GE) ingredients and genetically modified organisms (GMOs). […]

NGA announces co-location of two educational programs exclusively designed for independent supermarket operators

ARLINGTON, VA, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) today announced the co-location of two educational programs exclusively designed for independent supermarket operators. NGA’s Financial Management and Technology Conference will meet in conjunction with Trading Partner Business Sessions Program this October 4 – 7 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL. […]

Whole Foods Market announces second East Liberty store in Pittsburgh

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market, America’s Healthiest Grocery Store®, announced today that it has signed a lease for a second East Liberty store in Pittsburgh.  The new store will be part of the East Liberty Marketplace development at the intersection of Penn Avenue and South Euclid Avenue. There are currently […]

Whole Foods Market signs new lease for 365 by Whole Foods Market™ location at Buckhead area in Atlanta

AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market announced with its third quarter earnings that it has signed a new lease for a 365 by Whole Foods Market™ location in Atlanta. The store will be located in the Buckhead area and will feature a simple, affordable and convenient grocery-shopping experience that offers the […]

Whole Foods Market announces Dallas-Fort Worth as the newest test market for its rewards program

AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market announced on its quarterly earnings call today that Dallas-Fort Worth is the newest test market for the company’s rewards program. Shoppers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area can now register for the program online at www.wholefoodsmarket.com/rewards. “The rewards program is really about showing appreciation for our […]

Whole Foods Market becomes the first commercial tenant at the residential redevelopment of One Wall Street

NEW YORK, NY, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macklowe Properties announces a partnership with Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) that will bring in the high-end grocery brand as the first commercial tenant at the residential redevelopment of One Wall Street. Whole Foods Market will occupy 44,000 square feet over three floors; two for shopping and […]

X5 Retail Group announces the opening of its 8,000th store in Russia

Orenburg, Russia, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer, announces the opening of its 8,000th store in Russia. The milestone opening is a new Karusel hypermarket in Orenburg (149/2 Turkestanskaya St.). The nearly-5.5 thousand sq m store has selling space of 3.5 thousand sq m, was custom built for […]

Apple Williamsburg celebrates grand opening with thousands of customers

Brooklyn, New York, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Thousands of customers turned out Saturday for the grand opening of Apple Williamsburg, the first Apple store in Brooklyn. Customers began queuing Friday on Bedford Ave before midnight, and when the store opened at 10 a.m. Saturday the line stretched around the block. Press Contacts: Nick Leahy […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced the billionth sold iPhone

Cupertino, California, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ —At an employee meeting in Cupertino this morning, CEO Tim Cook announced that Apple recently sold the billionth iPhone. “iPhone has become one of the most important, world-changing and successful products in history. It’s become more than a constant companion. iPhone is truly an essential part of our […]

Morrisons launches one of its biggest price crunches on 1,045 every day products

Bradford, England, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons will today launch one of its biggest price crunches with an average of 18 per cent being cut from the price of 1,045 every day products – including hundreds of core grocery and dairy items. The British supermarket will cut the price of family essentials such as […]

Dollar General expands operations with completed purchase of 41 former Walmart Express locations across 11 states

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General (NYSE:DG) announced today it has completed the purchase of 41 former Walmart Express locations across 11 states. Dollar General anticipates relocating 40 existing Dollar General stores into the purchased sites by October 2016 and entering one new market as part of the purchase. Terms of the […]

Dollar General Corporation to report 2QFY2016 financial results ended July 29, 2016 on August 25, 2016

GOODLETTSVILLE, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) plans to report its financial results for its fiscal 2016 second quarter ended July 29, 2016, on Thursday, August 25, 2016. In connection with the announcement, Todd Vasos, chief executive officer, and John Garratt, chief financial officer, will host a conference call on Thursday, August […]

The Angel Garden at Primary Children’s Hospital reopens following renovation funded by Macey’s Food Stores

Salt Lake City, UT, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Angel Garden at Primary Children’s Hospital on Monday will reopen as a redesigned refuge for patients, families and staff — thanks to generous gifts from the community. WHEN: Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, at 11 a.m. WHERE: Primary Children’s Hospital, 100 N. Mario Capecchi Drive in […]

Wincor Nixdorf AG reports 10% increase in Net sales during first nine months of its current fiscal year

Paderborn, Germany, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Having completed the first nine months of its current fiscal year, Wincor Nixdorf AG remains on a clear path of growth and is reaping the rewards of its restructuring program more rapidly than originally projected. Net sales increased by 10%, taking the figure to €1,938 million (previous year: […]

Best Buy’s Geek Squad offers tips on how to deal with Ransomware

Minneapolis, MN, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — You turn on your computer, only to find that you’re locked out of all of your files — everything from work documents to family photos. There’s an ominous message on the screen demanding that you pay a fee to regain access. That nightmare scenario has become all too […]

DFS Group unveiled its second Wines and Spirits Duplex store at Changi Airport, Singapore

SINGAPORE, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — DFS Group, the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, unveiled today its second Wines and Spirits Duplex store at Changi Airport, Singapore. Located in Terminal 2, this Wines and Spirits Duplex is inspired by the heritage of craftsmanship in the wine, spirits and tobacco worlds and boasts three unique DFS […]

Albert Heijn reduceert suiker en introduceert Friswijzer

Zaandam, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — “Steeds meer consumenten gaan bewuster met suiker om. Daarom heeft Albert Heijn zijn assortiment onder de loep genomen en zijn we gestart met een flinke suikerreductie” aldus Marit van Egmond, directeur merchandising & sourcing Albert Heijn. “De eerste stap die we zetten is een suikerreductie van 10 tot 40% […]