The German e-commerce industry benefits from Georgia’s under-utilized .GE ccTLD

Germany, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The success of thousands of German businesses is in jeopardy, hindered by the oversubscribed domain extension .DE. Soon, there will be no domains left for new businesses to register. As the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Germany, the .DE domain extension represents a booming online marketplace serving a […]

SpartanNash Company’s Board of Directors named to the Savoy MagazinePower 300: 2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors list

Byron Center, MI, , 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Two members of the SpartanNash Company’s Board of Directors have been named to the Savoy Magazine Power 300: 2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors listing. Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Hawthorne L. “Peet” Proctor and Yvonne R. Jackson have served as directors on the SpartanNash Board since its inception, […]

Staples donates $131,447 for school literacy projects listed on DonorsChoose.org in Los Angeles

Staples donates $131,447 for school literacy projects listed on DonorsChoose.org in Los Angeles   LOS ANGELES, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced that all music and arts projects, all college and career prep projects and all middle school and high school literacy projects posted on DonorsChoose.org in Los Angeles received full […]

Staples’ Less List for School features school essentials with prices as low as 17 cents

Staples’ Less List for School features school essentials with prices as low as 17 cents   BOSTON, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) offers school essentials with prices as low as 17 cents on the Less List for School. The Staples Less List for School features season-long low prices on back-to-school essentials to […]

Staples features latest back-to-school trends at the lowest prices

Staples features latest back-to-school trends at the lowest prices   FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Celebrating 30 years of back-to-school experience, Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) makes easy back-to-school shopping happen with top brands and the latest trends at the lowest prices, period. The new 2016 back-to-school trends range from runway-inspired metallic, tropical […]

Moonbasa and ITA Partnership Provides New e-Platforms for U.S. Brands Interested in Selling to China

Los Angeles, CA, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The International Trade Administration (ITA) has partnered with Moonbasa, a large China-based e-commerce company, to support a digital platform dedicated to U.S. brands interested in selling to the Chinese market. This will provide U.S. companies with an opportunity to open a web store on Moonbasa’s e-commerce platform, […]

PVH Corp. announces the appointment of Raf Simons as Chief Creative Officer of Calvin Klein, Inc. brand

PVH Corp. announces the appointment of Raf Simons as Chief Creative Officer of Calvin Klein, Inc. brand   NEW YORK, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Calvin Klein, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH), today (Aug. 2, 2016) announced the appointment of Raf Simons as Chief Creative Officer of the brand, effective immediately. […]

Olga launches new line of intimate apparel, Olga Flirty

Olga launches new line of intimate apparel, Olga Flirty   NEW YORK, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH), owner of Olga, a leading intimate apparel brand for curvy and fuller-busted women, introduces Olga Flirty, a collection of bras and panties featuring sexy details like lace and plunging necklines. Bras are available in […]

Office Depot declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.025 per share

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.025 per share ($0.10 per share on an annualized basis) on the common stock of the Company. The dividend is payable on September 15, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close […]

Office Depot to call its 9.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2019 for redemption on September 15, 2016

BOCA RATON, Fla, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today announced it intends to call its 9.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2019 (the “Notes”) for redemption on September 15, 2016. The Notes will be redeemed for cash at a price equal to 104.875% of the principal amount of the Notes plus […]

SPAR Installation & Assembly to provide furniture and equipment assembly services for ATGStores.com customers

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Group, Inc. (“SPAR”), a leading global supplier of merchandising and other retail services, is happy to announce that it will be partnering with leading online home furnishings company ATGStores.com, a Lowe’s company since 2011, to provide in-home, in-office and on-site assembly services of furniture and equipment […]

SpartanNash Company to announce its 2Q FY2016 financial results on August 17, 2016

Byron Center, MI, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — SpartanNash Company (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SPTN) will announce its second quarter fiscal year 2016 financial results after the stock market close on Wednesday, August 17, 2016. The Company will host a conference call to discuss these results with additional comments and details on Thursday, August 18, 2016 […]

SpartanNash Direct launches Your Dollars™ program to support local charities

Byron Center, MI, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Store guests will soon have a new way to support their favorite local charities, schools and other nonprofit organizations through the SpartanNash program, Direct Your Dollars™. The receipt-based program makes it easier than ever for eligible nonprofit organizations to earn $1,000. Direct Your Dollars launched on Aug. […]

McDonald’s Olympics Kids celebrated the spirit of friendship at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

McDonald’s Olympics Kids celebrated the spirit of friendship at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony   RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s is honoring the spirit of friendship that is at the heart of the Olympic values by celebrating nearly 100 kids from around the world with a once-in-a-lifetime, and […]

Amazon showcases its first ever branded air cargo plane during Seafair’s Air Show

SEATTLE, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Aug. 5, 2016) is showcasing its first ever branded air cargo plane during Seafair’s Air Show, an annual community celebration taking place in Amazon’s hometown of Seattle. The Boeing 767-300, operated by Amazon’s air cargo provider Atlas Air, is flying in the Seafair Air Show to thousands […]

Admiral range for men launches new Performance collection at Sainsbury’s

Admiral range for men launches new Performance collection at Sainsbury’s   London, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s deal to sell the iconic Admiral casual menswear brand reached its first birthday last month. The capsule autumn/winter range was originally available in 100 Sainsbury’s stores but quickly expanded to 170 stores due to its fashion appeal […]

Sainsbury’s proudly sponsored Leeds LGBT Pride Parade

Sainsbury’s proudly sponsored Leeds LGBT Pride Parade   London, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Sunday (7 August), over four hundred Sainsbury’s colleagues will turn out to support Leeds LGBT Pride Parade which begins at noon at the Sainsbury’s sponsored Parade Stage. Hundreds of Sainsbury’s colleagues to attend Guest appearance from Tom Rickels, Sainsbury’s colleague […]

K-food stores report on its food wastage reduction programme

HELSINKI, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — K-food stores take food wastage and its reduction seriously. Around 90% of K-food stores cooperate with a local charity operator. In addition, Kesko takes part in a cooperation where biogas produced from biowaste collected from retail stores is utilised as energy. The objective of Kesko’s responsibility programme is to […]

Sonic Corp. Board approves continuation of its quarterly cash dividend program

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the continuation of the Company’s quarterly cash dividend program. Beginning in the first fiscal quarter of 2017, the Company expects to declare a quarterly dividend of $0.14 per share […]

US Foods announces fall Food Fanatics Live™ tour schedule and launches latest issue of Food Fanatics magazine

Rosemont, Ill, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug 04, 2016 ), US Foods announced its fall Food Fanatics Live™ tour schedule, which will bring this one-of-a-kind culinary experience to ten new cities, including Cleveland, Denver, Memphis and Houston. This announcement coincides with the launch of the latest issue of Food Fanatics magazine which will soon […]

NACS partners with REDTAIL to offer Background Check program

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — NACS has partnered with REDTAIL to offer the NACS Background Check program. The REDTAIL program incorporates award-winning background screening services from SecurTest and patented iReviewNow technology, offering an FCRA-compliant and accurate background screening solution. The NACS Background Check Program offers access to a unique background screening solution with […]

FOCUS Brands announces commitment to sourcing ingredients that contain only cage free eggs

ATLANTA , 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — In response to a growing consumer sentiment towards cage free eggs and the adoption of this policy by several other food service companies, FOCUS Brands is joining forces with others in the industry and announcing its commitment to sourcing ingredients that contain only cage free eggs. While not […]

The Whole Foods Market opens store in Santa Clara, California with the most environmentally-advanced refrigeration system in the U.S.

Emeryville, Calif., 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Whole Foods Market store in Santa Clara, California opened last week with the most environmentally-advanced grocery retail refrigeration system in the U.S. The installation comes at a time when California is looking to significantly reduce emissions of all greenhouse gases, including hydro fluoro carbons (HFCs) used in […]

Co-op research reveals the average Brit now spends £19 on wine EVERY week

MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brits are a nation of self-proclaimed “wine buffs” – with 88 per cent now claiming to be a true aficionado of vino, according to new research. New research by Co-op has revealed 38 percent now believe they know their Sangiovese from their Syrah, going so far as to […]

Paradies Lagardère opens Tampa Bay Times store in Tampa International Airport

ATLANTA, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the North American travel retail and restaurateur leader, and the Tampa International Airport today hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of a Tampa Bay Times-branded store in Airside E. Founded in 1884, Tampa Bay Times is Florida’s largest newspaper and has won 10 Pulitzer Prizes and […]

The Danish Olympic team graced the opening ceremmony in Rio in style wearing JACK & JONES and VERO MODA outfits

The Danish Olympic team graced the opening ceremmony in Rio in style wearing JACK & JONES and VERO MODA outfits   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last night (05 august 2016), as the Danish Olympic team entered the Estadio do Maracanã in Rio, they did so in style wearing JACK & […]