Overstock.com to announce second quarter financial results for the period ending June 30, 2016 on August 4, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) is scheduled to release second quarter financial results for the period ending June 30, 2016 on Thursday, August 4, 2016 after the market closes. The company has scheduled a conference call and webcast for 4:30 p.m. ET that day to discuss these results. The […]

Raley’s Family of Fine Stores launches “Let’s Begin” campaign to invite customers to take small steps toward a healthier lifestyle

  Fair Oaks, CA, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Raley’s Family of Fine Stores has launched a new, multi-dimensional effort to share their vision of health and wellness with customers. The campaign entitled, “Let’s Begin” invites customers to take small steps toward a healthier lifestyle through education, personal goal setting and sharing. “We want to […]

McDonald’s Corporation announces the retirement of Chief Administrative Officer Pete Bensen

OAK BROOK, IL, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) today announces the retirement of Chief Administrative Officer Pete Bensen after 20 years with the company on September 2, 2016. “Throughout his career with McDonald’s, Pete has been a strategic partner, a tireless advocate and an influential contributor to our brand’s success,” McDonald’s President […]

Coop-Nachwuchs mit Rekordleistung

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bei Coop schliessen dieses Jahr 99 Prozent der Lernenden – also 979 Jugendliche – ihre Ausbildung erfolgreich ab. Das ist absoluter Rekord. Die beste Lehrabgängerin der Coop-Gruppe besteht Ihre Lehre bei Coop Vitality mit der Note 6.0. Dank arbeitsmarktorientiertem Ausbildungsprogramm und der Begleitung durch engagierte Berufsbildner und Lernendenbetreuer […]

The Home Depot® to hold its 2Q2016 Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, August 16

ATLANTA, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, announced today that it will hold its Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, August 16, at 9 a.m. ET. A webcast will be available by logging onto http://earnings.homedepot.com and selecting the Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call icon. The […]

Kroger to hold open interviews in its stores nationwide on Tuesday, August 9

CINCINNATI, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that it will hold open interviews in its stores nationwide on Tuesday, August 9. To make applying online even easier, Kroger launched “mobile apply” which allows job-seekers to submit applications through their smartphones or tablet devices. Interested candidates may apply at jobs.kroger.com […]

Topaz’s ‘Small Change, for Big Change’ fundraising campaign raised €100,000 in aid of the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation

DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Topaz, Ireland’s largest fuel and convenience retailer, proudly announced today that they have raised €100,000 in aid of the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation, predominantly through its ‘Small Change, for Big Change’ fundraising campaign. The ‘Small Change for Big Change’ fundraising campaign is part of an ongoing, three-year […]

SSP America debuted portfolio of multiple award-winning proprietary brands in Airsides 1 and 3 at Orlando International Airport

London, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ —  SSP America, a division of SSP Group, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has debuted a portfolio of multiple award-winning proprietary brands in Airsides 1 and 3 at Orlando International Airport (MCO). The four new food and beverage locations are inclusive of […]

Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine available at all Walgreens pharmacies, including Duane Reade pharmacies in New York, and Healthcare Clinics nationwide

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens is now offering vaccinations that provide protection against most strains of serogroup B meningococcal disease (bacterial meningitis) at all of its pharmacies, including Duane Reade pharmacies in New York, and Healthcare Clinics nationwide. Vaccinations are available daily without an appointment and may be covered by insurance. Walgreens […]

Shopify filed a preliminary short form base shelf prospectus for US$500,000,000 with Canadian securities regulatory authorities and the SEC

Ottawa, Canada, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SH) (“Shopify” or the “Company”), the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, today announced that it has filed a preliminary short form base shelf prospectus with the securities commissions in each of the provinces and territories of Canada, except Quebec, and […]

METRO GROUP acquires a stake in Munich-based startup Shore

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — METRO GROUP acquires a stake in the Munich-based start-up Shore, a market leader in web-based business solutions for local service providers in Europe. Shore supports small and medium-sized businesses and service providers with a cloud-based software that allows them to digitally manage their business processes. The investment […]

Alliance Data Systems Corporation’s Columbus, OH-based card services business to provide private label and co-branded credit card services for Ulta Beauty

PLANO, Texas and BOLINGBROOK, Ill., 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, today announced its Columbus, Ohio-based card services business, a premier provider of branded private label, co-brand and commercial credit programs, has signed a new long-term agreement to provide private […]

Starbucks introduces “Starbucks for Life” summer edition, August 2 through September 12

Seattle, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the past two years, members of the Starbucks Rewards™ loyalty program have had the chance to win “Starbucks for Life” during the holiday season. Instead of waiting another four months for the next chance to win, Starbucks is introducing a summer edition. Prizes include Starbucks for Life, Starbucks for […]

Grammy Award-winner Chris Stapleton the latest to step in as a Guest DJ for Starbucks

Seattle, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — This year’s country breakthrough artist and Grammy Award-winner Chris Stapleton is the latest to step in as a Guest DJ for Starbucks and take his turn selecting songs to be played in the company’s U.S. stores today (July 29). Stapleton’s two-hour playlist is an eclectic mix of country, Americana, roots and soul. […]

Leanne Fremar to Lead the Starbucks Global Creative Studio

Seattle, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Corporation announces the appointment of Leanne Fremar as senior vice president, executive creative director, reporting to Sharon Rothstein, Starbucks global chief marketing officer. In this role, Fremar will lead the creative development of all Starbucks global brand initiatives and marketing campaigns including, digital creative, packaging, as well as oversight of the […]

Starbucks Coffee Korea to provide tuition support for partners (employees) who want to finish four-year college degrees

Seattle, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting this fall, Starbucks partners (employees) in Korea will have a new opportunity to achieve their academic goals. Today (July 28), Starbucks Coffee Korea introduced its College Achievement Plan to provide tuition support for partners who want to finish four-year college degrees.  A total of 146 partners were recently […]

Free fruit for kids in over 800 Tesco stores across the UK

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco will offer children free fruit while their parents are shopping in store, as a ‘little help’ for kids to eat more healthily. The initiative, which is being launched in over 800 Tesco stores across the UK, is aimed at creating healthy eating habits among kids that will […]

Carrefour France unveils a wide range of bargains to help its customers better manage their spending

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — As children prepare for the new 2016 school year, Carrefour is unveiling a wide range of bargains to help its customers better manage their spending. The retailer is getting them to bring their old exercise books into stores so that the Restos du Coeur can get new ones. […]

Carrefour Belgium: “Let’s go Belgetarian”

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — To celebrate Belgium’s national festival on 21 July, Carrefour Belgium invited its customers to take part in a survey to find out what their favourite Belgian product is. The “Let’s go Belgetarian” campaign was launched in 2014 and is designed to support Belgian producers, giving a boost […]