Shopify reports strong financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016

Ottawa, Canada, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SH), the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, today announced strong financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016. “Today’s entrepreneurs are tomorrow’s multi-million dollar businesses, and that many use Shopify to get there is the foundation of our business […]

Nordstrom Rack at Vaughan Mills shopping centre, in Greater Toronto, Ontario to open in spring 2018

SEATTLE, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at Vaughan Mills shopping centre, in Greater Toronto, Ontario. The approximately 35,000-square-foot store is scheduled to open in spring 2018. The property is owned and managed by Ivanhoé Cambridge. The new Nordstrom Rack at Vaughan […]

Product recall: Starbucks’ stainless steel beverage straws

Product recall: Starbucks’ stainless steel beverage straws   Seattle, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (August 2), Starbucks issued a recall for stainless steel beverage straws which are rigid, posing an injury risk. The recall involves reusable stainless steel, Cold-to-Go food-grade drinking straws in two sizes. The straws were packaged and sold in sets of […]

Amazon and Sky add Britannia to its lineup of dramatic original series

SEATTLE, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon and Sky today announced it has added Britannia to its lineup of dramatic Amazon Original Series in the US and Sky Original Dramas in the UK. Britannia is written by the multi-award winning Jez Butterworth (Jerusalem, Spectre) and stars Kelly Reilly (True Detective, Sherlock Holmes), David Morrissey (The […]

I.N.C International Concepts launches fall 2016 campaign and Iris Apfel emoji keyboard exclusively at Macy’s

I.N.C International Concepts, exclusively at Macy’s, revealed its fall 2016 campaign, “Iris meets I.N.C” with imagery and a corresponding emoji keyboard inspired by fashion icon Iris Apfel. (Photo: Business Wire)   NEW YORK, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — I.N.C International Concepts, exclusively at Macy’s, today reveals its fall 2016 campaign, “Iris Meets I.N.C,” and launches […]

Macy’s, Inc. announces the appointment of Elisa D. Garcia as Chief Legal Officer

CINCINNATI, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today announced that Elisa D. Garcia will be joining Macy’s, Inc. as Chief Legal Officer, effective Sept. 7, 2016. She succeeds Dennis J. Broderick, who will retire as the company’s General Counsel and Secretary, effective Oct. 1, 2016, after 29 years of service. Garcia, 58, brings […]

EROSKI extiende su red de franquicias con 44 aperturas en la primera mitad del año

EROSKI extiende su red de franquicias con 44 aperturas en la primera mitad del año   Elorrio, España, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI ha abierto 44 supermercados franquiciados en el primer semestre de 2016, cumpliendo las previsiones de su plan de expansión para poder alcanzar el centenar de nuevos establecimientos franquiciados al cierre del […]

EROSKI y Save the Children unen fuerzas contra la pobreza infantil en España

EROSKI y Save the Children unen fuerzas contra la pobreza infantil en España   Elorrio, España, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI ha puesto en marcha una campaña solidaria en su red de supermercados e hipermercados con el fin de recaudar fondos a favor de Save the Children. Ambas organizaciones unen así fuerzas contra la […]

K-Plussa to be the most personally rewarding customer loyalty programme in Finland

Helsinki, Finland, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The K-Group’s customer loyalty programme Plussa will become increasingly personalized in October 2016. At the same time, Plussa will be digitized and it will reward customers that patronize the K-Group. The aim of the revised K-Plussa is to improve the customer experience by recognizing customers with personally targeted […]

Sainsbury’s to taste-test its own-brand pet food with new technology the Electronic Tongue

Sainsbury’s to taste-test its own-brand pet food with new technology the Electronic Tongue London, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a UK first, Sainsbury’s is trialling a revolutionary piece of technology, dubbed the Electronic Tongue, to taste-test its own-brand pet food. The news will come as a relief to professional tasters who have historically had […]

K-Group to build new main office building in Kalasatama, Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — K-kampus, the K-Group’s new main office building, will be built in Kalasatama, Helsinki. The new, modern workplace of around 1,700 Kesko employees will be completed in spring 2019. The building project will be carried out in cooperation with Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company. In terms of both location […]

John Lewis to serve people of Leeds as Victoria Gate opens its doors to public on 20 October, 2016

London, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hammerson confirms that Victoria Gate, its £165 million development in Leeds, and the anchor tenant John Lewis will open its doors to the public for the first time on Thursday 20 October, 2016. Set to transform the city’s aspirational retail, dining and leisure offer, Victoria Gate will become part […]

Louis Vuitton launches new product packaging in bright saffron shade

Louis Vuitton launches new product packaging in bright saffron shade   Paris, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Louis Vuitton has unveiled new product packaging in a bright saffron shade. This distinctive color, part of the history of Louis Vuitton for a century and a half, gives an elegantly distinctive signature to client packages. The iconic […]

IKEA announces Broomfield, Colorado for potential second Denver-area store

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA , 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced it has identified a site in Broomfield, Colorado for a potential second Denver-area store. IKEA has not yet determined an exact time frame for submitting specific store plans or for actually opening the store. However, the City has […]

107th Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani among keynote speakers for annual NRF PROTECT conference

WASHINGTON, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rudy Giuliani, 107th Mayor of New York City will be among the keynote speakers as more than 2,000 retail industry loss prevention executives, cybersecurity experts and law enforcement officers convene in Washington next year for the National Retail Federation’s annual NRF PROTECT conference. “We are thrilled to welcome a […]

NRF’s STORES magazine: Supermarkets dominate list of Hot 100 Retailers

WASHINGTON, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Supermarkets dominate the list of Hot 100 Retailers published today by the National Retail Federation’s STORES magazine, reflecting a trend of grocers moving away from a one-size-fits-all approach and adopting new practices that focus more on their brands and shoppers. “The supermarket segment is a model of the dynamic […]

Tractor Supply Company declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.24 per share

BRENTWOOD, TN, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.24 per share of the Company’s common stock. The dividend will be paid on August 30, 2016, to stockholders […]

CarMax welcomes John T. Standley to its board of directors

CarMax welcomes John T. Standley to its board of directors   RICHMOND, Va., 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) today announced that its board of directors has elected John T. Standley to membership on the board, bringing total board membership to 12. Standley will serve on the Audit Committee. Standley is the chairman […]

Intershop Communications AG announces revenues of EUR 16.3 million in H1 2016

Jena, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop Communications AG (ISIN: DE000A0EPUH1), a leading independent provider of innovative solutions for omni-channel commerce, generated revenues of EUR 16.3 million in the first half of 2016 (previous year: EUR 21.0 million). The drop in revenues is attributable to the project delays of the first quarter, which were offset […]

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts to open 10 shops in Costa Rica in the next five years

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc., today announced a development agreement with Inversiones DBA-KKD de Costa Rica, SRL (“Inversiones”) to open 10 Krispy Kreme shops in Costa Rica in the next five years. “Costa Rica’s rapid market growth and consumer demand for sweet treats makes this the perfect time for […]

Wegmans Food Markets to open Short Pump, Virginia store on August 7

SHORT PUMP, VA, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — With only the final touches remaining, Wegmans Food Markets’ soon-to-open Short Pump store is nearly ready to make its debut. The shelves are carefully stocked, 550 friendly and knowledgeable employees trained, shopping carts lined up, and customers anxiously await the chance to peruse the 120,000 sq. ft. […]