Carrefour Spain introduces payment via smartphone in its petrol stations

Carrefour Spain introduces payment via smartphone in its petrol stations SPAIN, 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Spain has 122 service stations and introduced the new payment system in July. It’s based on an app called My Carrefour, which can be downloaded for free from Apple Store or Google Play. The service is restricted to […]

Amazon announces brand-new Original Kids Series, The Stinky & Dirty Show to premiere on September 2 on Prime Video

SEATTLE, 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Aug. 10, 2016) announced its brand-new Amazon Original Kids Series, The Stinky & Dirty Show, is scheduled to premiere on Friday, September 2 on Prime Video in the US and UK, and in Germany, Austria and Japan later this year. Based on the “I Stink!” book series […]

Rummage, a poetry collection by Ife-Chudeni A. Oputa — winner of Amazon Publishing’s Little A Poetry Contest

NEW YORK, 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug. 10, 2016), Amazon Publishing announced the winner of the Little A Poetry Contest, dedicated to the discovery of emerging poets. Judges Jericho Brown, Cornelius Eady and Kimiko Hahn selected Rummage, a poetry collection by Ife-Chudeni A. Oputa, as the winner. Oputa received $5,000 in prize money […]

EROSKI forma en alimentación saludable a más de 8.600 escolares navarros en las Aulas Rojillas de la Fundación Osasuna

EROSKI forma en alimentación saludable a más de 8.600 escolares navarros en las Aulas Rojillas de la Fundación Osasuna   PAMPLONA, España, 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI ha formado en alimentación saludable a más de 8.600 escolares navarros durante las tres últimas ediciones del programa “Aulas Rojillas” de la Fundación Osasuna. El apoyo de […]

IKEA reaches construction milestone on its future Memphis store due to open Fall 2016

MEMPHIS, TN , 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced that steel framing has progressed far enough that installation of the iconic blue composite panels has begun on its future Memphis store. Installing the blue panels is a construction milestone that keeps the store on track to open […]

IKEA progresses on the construction of its future Columbus store due to open at Summer 2017

COLUMBUS, OH, 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced that steel framing has progressed far enough that installation of the iconic blue composite panels has begun on its future Columbus store. Installing the blue panels is a construction milestone keeps the store on track to open Summer 2017 […]

ALDI introduces Little Journey line of baby products at prices that will save parents up to 50% on their grocery bills

Batavia, Ill., 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — ALDI knows parenting can be hectic, but grocery shopping shouldn’t be. As one of America’s favorite grocery stores*, ALDI is helping busy moms and dads with Little Journey, the first full line of baby products hitting ALDI store shelves nationwide next week. The new line features award-winning** baby […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill and Guild Education partnership to give employees opportunity to earn college credits or complete a degree

Chipotle Mexican Grill and Guild Education partnership to give employees opportunity to earn college credits or complete a degree   DENVER, 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced a new partnership with Guild Education to give Chipotle employees an opportunity to earn college credits and pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees. Between […]

NACS survey: Only 44% of Americans are optimistic about the economy, down 3 points from last month

ALEXANDRIA, Va, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Despite declining prices at the pump and a prevailing expectation that lower prices will continue, a majority of U.S. fuel consumers remain pessimistic about the overall state of the American economy, according to the latest national consumer survey released by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). Only […]

Wegmans Food Markets announces leadership team for its Owings Mills, MD store opening Sept. 18

OWINGS MILLS, MD, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets today ( 08/09/2016 ) announced the leadership team spearheading the management of its Owings Mills store, opening Sept. 18 at Foundry Row on the intersection of Reisterstown (Route 140) and Painters Mill Roads. The Owings Mills leadership team consists of the store manager, executive […]

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts announces return of Football Doughnuts to kick-off the football season

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts announces return of Football Doughnuts to kick-off the football season   WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kick-off the football season with the ultimate game-day treat! Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced it will once again offer Football Doughnuts in participating U.S. shops starting Aug. 11. The Football Doughnut is Kreme™ filled […]

Goods and Service Tax (GST) can Alter Economic Prospects of India: Industry Experts

Chennai, India, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The long awaited Goods and Service Tax (GST) has passed the last mile hurdle with country’s upper house of Parliament clearing the Bill on Wednesday, after much deliberations and amendments to appease the strong opposition. How does this tax reform going to benefit the retail sector which […]

X5 Retail Group N.V. announces the offering of its RUB 5 billion BO-07 series ruble-denominated bonds

Moscow, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or “the Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announces the offering of its RUB 5 billion BO-07 series ruble-denominated bonds, issued by LLC X5 Finance. The coupon rate on the bonds, which have a put option after 2.5 years, is set […]

SUPERVALU announces Save-A-Lot, Inc. filed Amendment No. 2 to Form 10 in connection with its possible spin-off into separate, publicly traded company

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU) today announced that Save-A-Lot, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, has filed Amendment No. 2 to its Form 10 Registration Statement (Form 10) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the possible spin-off of Save-A-Lot into a separate, publicly traded […]

Publix Super Markets: City of Lakeland, the Detroit Tigers and the Lakeland Flying Tigers sponsor the naming rights of Tigertown field

LAKELAND, Fla, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Publix Super Markets is pleased to announce support of the City of Lakeland, the Detroit Tigers and the Lakeland Flying Tigers by sponsoring the naming rights of Tigertown field. The $3 million sponsorship is payable over the next 15 years. On Feb. 9, 2017 — first day of […]

CBRE announces the appointment of Eiji Sakaguchi President and CEO for Japan

Los Angeles, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE announced today that Eiji Sakaguchi has been appointed President and CEO of CBRE’s business in Japan, effective October 3. In this role, Mr. Sakaguchi will oversee all of CBRE’s Japan operations, encompassing 10 offices and 1,200 employees. He will report to Ben Duncan, North Asia President of […]

PENNY-Kunden greifen verstärkt zu Naturgut Bio-Helden

Köln, Deutschland, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gut 100 Tage nach Markteinführung fällt die Bilanz der Naturgut Bio-Helden durchweg positiv aus: Im Vergleich zum Vorjahreszeitraum stieg die verkaufte Menge – auch aufgrund intensiven Marketings – um insgesamt mehr als 12 Prozent. Absolute Lieblinge der Kunden sind Bio-Cherry-Tomaten (+66%) gefolgt von Bio-Gurken (+60%), Bio-Paprika (+54%). Und […]

Albert Heijn vernieuwt ontbijtschap

Albert Heijn vernieuwt ontbijtschap   Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vanaf vandaag vind je heel veel nieuwe broodvervangers in het schap bij Albert Heijn. Zo hebben klanten nog meer keuze in o.a. rijstwafels, crackers en knäckebröd. Het ontbijtassortiment wordt uitgebreid met 13 nieuwe Albert Heijn-huismerkproducten en 27 nieuwe A-merkproducten, waaronder crackers op […]

Harris Teeter to welcome shoppers to its Flats 8300 in Bethesda, MD on August 24, 2016

Harris Teeter to welcome shoppers to its Flats 8300 in Bethesda, MD on August 24, 2016   Matthews. NC, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is proud to welcome shoppers to its Flats 8300 location on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 8 a.m. as the company celebrates its grand opening with a ribbon cutting […]

Harris Teeter seeks 3,000 qualified applicants to fill new positions companywide

Matthews. NC, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (8/8/2016) Harris Teeter announced it is seeking nearly 3,000 qualified applicants to fill new positions throughout the company’s store locations. Available positions range from part-time cashiers and department clerks to full-time department heads and assistant store managers. Interested candidates are invited to visit the company’s online job […]

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. to hold its quarterly earnings conference call on August 30, 2016

New Albany, Ohio, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) will be holding its quarterly earnings conference call for all interested parties on August 30, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. EDT.  A press release detailing the company’s second quarter results is expected to be issued shortly after 7:30 a.m. EDT. What: Abercrombie & […]

O’KEY Group S.A announces the opening of its 72nd hypermarket in Moscow

MOSCOW, Russia, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — O’KEY Group S.A (LSE: OKEY), one of the largest food retailers in Russia, announces the opening of a new hypermarket in Moscow, the Group’s 72 d hypermarket in Russia and 158th store in the total Group portfolio. The new hypermarket with the total area of over 10,000 sq.m. […]

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. announces schedule for 2Q2016 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast

ATLANTA, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLKI), the franchisor and operator of Popeyes® restaurants, today announced that its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for its second quarter 2016, which ended July 10, 2016, will be filed on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, after market close. The Company will host a conference call […]

“A New Tokyo in Soho”: Japanese apparel retailer UNIQLO to unveil new store in Soho on September 2

TOKYO, JAPAN, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — “A New Tokyo in Soho” is the theme of the new UNIQLO store that will be unveiled on September 2 in Soho. Japanese apparel retailer UNIQLO opened its first global flagship store in 2006 with the concept “From Tokyo to Soho,” and after ten years, renews its engagement […]

Express, Inc. announces the appointment of Karen Leever to its Board of Directors

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR), a specialty retail fashion brand operating approximately 650 stores, announced that Karen Leever has been appointed to its Board of Directors as a Class III director, effective today. Ms. Leever is Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media, of Discovery Communications, a role she has […]

GameStop invites gaming fans to experience the future of gaming at the 2016 GameStop Expo at Anaheim Convention Center on September 14

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, (NYSE: GME) a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, will be rocking the Anaheim Convention Center on September 14 by inviting gaming fans to experience the future of gaming during its annual GameStop Expo. From playing the new Sony […]

GameStop Corp. to report 2Q2016 earning results on Thursday, August 25, 2016

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), today (08/04/16) announced that the company will report earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, August 25, 2016 for its second quarter ended July 30, 2016. The company will host an investor conference call at 5:00 PM EST on the same day to […]

KIND Healthy Snacks publishes added sugar content of 60+ snacks across its portfolio

KIND Healthy Snacks publishes added sugar content of 60+ snacks across its portfolio   NEW YORK, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (August 9, 2016) KIND Healthy Snacks (KIND®) published the added sugar content of the 60+ snacks across its portfolio, furthering its commitment to transparency surrounding its products and their nutritionals. The announcement comes two […]