CarMax now accepting applications for its new store in Daytona scheduled to open in October 2016

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is currently hiring more than 40 employees for the company’s new store in Daytona. The store, scheduled to open in October 2016, is located at 800 N. Tomoka Farms Road and is CarMax’s 17th store in Florida. […]

Gap Inc. declares quarterly dividend of $0.23 per share

SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced that its board of directors authorized a quarterly dividend of $0.23 per share payable on or after October 26, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 5, 2016. About Gap Inc. Gap Inc. is a leading global retailer […]

Whole Foods Market stores in Canada launch Apple Pay

AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market stores in Canada are now offering Apple Pay, a service that enables shoppers to make mobile payments with an iPhone. “Our customers are going to love the convenience of Apple Pay, which will bring a faster, easier, more secure and private way to make purchases […]

Whole Foods Market now accepting applications for its future store in Fort Worth, Texas opening on Oct. 12

FORT WORTH, Texas, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market will open in Fort Worth, Texas, on Wednesday, Oct. 12, anchoring the Waterside development at 3720 Vision Drive. The 45,000-square-foot store will be the company’s first Fort Worth location and its 13th in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and will employ approximately 120 team members. […]

X5 Retail Group launches operations in the Siberian Federal District with the opening of five Pyaterochka stores

Novosibirsk, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer, announces the launch of its operations in the Siberian Federal District and the creation of Pyaterochka’s Siberian Division. Between 5 and 12 August, five Pyaterochkas were opened in Novosibirsk. The stores, with a total area of 2,890 sq m, are fully […]

SUPERVALU donates $100,000 to Feeding America to support its mission to end hunger

SUPERVALU donates $100,000 to Feeding America to support its mission to end hunger   EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Representatives for Feeding America were on hand last evening at SUPERVALU’s 2016 National Expo to accept a $100,000 donation in support of the organization’s mission to end hunger. The donation was made possible […]

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. announces 2Q financial results ended July 30, 2016

PLANO, Texas, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended July 30, 2016. Comparable sales increased 2.2 % for the second quarter, delivering a two-year stack of 6.3%. Net loss improved 52% to $(56) million versus the prior year. Marvin R. Ellison, […]

Dollar General opens its 13,000th store location in Birmingham, Alabama

Dollar General opens its 13,000th store location in Birmingham, Alabama   GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Alongside hundreds of excited customers in attendance for a community celebration, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) officially opened the company’s 13,000th store location this morning in Birmingham, Alabama. The store’s opening marks another major milestone for the […]

Meijer brings low prices, fresh produce delivered daily and drive-thru pharmacy to Flat Rock, Michigan shoppers

Meijer brings low prices, fresh produce delivered daily and drive-thru pharmacy to Flat Rock, Michigan shoppers   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer opened a new 150,000-square-foot supercenter today in Flat Rock, Mich., bringing southeastern Michigan shoppers better access to low prices on high-quality merchandise, fresh produce delivered daily and a full-service […]

Target Corporation announces the appointment of Preston Mosier as SVP, fulfillment operations

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (August 8, 2016) Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) announced the hiring of Preston Mosier as senior vice president, fulfillment operations. Mosier will oversee Target’s direct-to-consumer fulfillment centers, as well as the process improvement, customer experience and product management functions related to direct fulfillment. He will report to Target’s executive […]

The Dairy Farm Company acquires 286,934,440 shares in Yonghui Superstores Co., Ltd for US$190 million

Hong Kong, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, The Dairy Farm Company, Limited, has completed the acquisition of a further 286,934,440 shares in Yonghui Superstores Co., Ltd (‘Yonghui’) for a consideration of approximately US$190 million. The acquisition, which is alongside an acquisition by JD.com […]

Nulo MedalSeries™ natural brand of dog and cat foods exclusively available at PetSmart®

PHOENIX, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart® is pleased to announce that it is the exclusive national retailer for Nulo MedalSeries™ natural brand of dog and cat foods, expanding its natural assortment and confirming its commitment to provide customers with an unparalleled selection of quality products for their pets in one convenient destination. The Nulo […]

Medication naloxone now available without prescription at CVS Pharmacy locations in Idaho

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone is now available without a prescription at CVS Pharmacy locations in Idaho. Under prescriptive authority allowed by the state, CVS Pharmacists will expand access to the medication. “Naloxone is a safe and effective antidote to opioid […]

Lindex 1H2016: revenue increased by 3.8 percent in comparable stores

Gothenburg, Sweden, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lindex is doing well and that is evident when the fashion company today presents the best result for the second quarter and the best sales so far, both for the first six months and for the second quarter. Lindex revenue increased during the first six months of the […]

Bonmarché Holdings plc: Section 430 (2B) of the Companies Act 2006 announcement regarding Beth Butterwick resignation

Wakefield, England, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — As announced on 27 June 2016, Beth Butterwick stepped down as Chief Executive of Bonmarché Holdings plc (“the Company” or “the Group”) with effect from 12 August 2016, and ceased to be an employee on the same date. The following information is provided in accordance with section 430 […]

Panera Bread issues Its ‘Kids Meal Promise’ to Spark a Dialogue for Change in Kids Meals

St. Louis, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Panera Bread (NASDAQ: PNRA) today issued its Kids Meal Promise to express the company’s long-held beliefs about kids meals and commitments relative to its Panera Kids™ menu. The promise is meant to be a challenge to the restaurant industry and to all food manufacturers who offer kids food. […]

Al Meera’s sales in 1H2016 grew 10.6%, from QR 1.22 billion to QR 1.35 billion vs the same period in 2015

QATAR, 2016-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (QSC) recently disclosed its semi-annual financial statements for the period ended June 30, 2016, with net profit attributable to the owners of the company amounting to QR 102.4 million. Commenting on the company’s achievement, Al Meera stated that for the first half of the […]

Silverstone Classic: Expert mechanics restored a classic 1983 Range Rover using parts bought exclusively on eBay

San Jose, California, 2016-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — At the Silverstone Classic in the UK, mechanics completely restored a classic 1983 Range Rover using parts bough exclusively on eBay. One classic car. One festival. Three days to restore a vehicle using parts bought exclusively on eBay. That was the challenge at the recent Silverstone Classic […]

Staples to host special Teacher Appreciation Day nationwide on August 17

FRAMINGHAM, Mass, 2016-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) is hosting a special Teacher Appreciation Day across the country to help teachers save while they prepare for the new school year. The first 100 teachers at each Staples store on Teacher Appreciation Day, Wednesday, August 17, will receive a free sample kit with […]

Giant Tiger broaden its appeal to customers with launch of three new children’s private label brands later this month

Ottawa, Canada, 2016-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Giant Tiger is stepping up its game to woo a wider audience of price-conscious customers. In June, the Ottawa-based discount chain launched three new private label women’s fashion brands: Lily Morgan, MyStyle and ACX Active. The lines were promoted with Giant Tiger’s first-ever national advertising campaign, created by Yield Branding. Later […]

Etsy sellers in the U.S. and U.K. can now export their Etsy sales and expenses directly into QuickBooks Self-Employed™

Etsy sellers in the U.S. and U.K. can now export their Etsy sales and expenses directly into QuickBooks Self-Employed™ Brooklyn, NY, 2016-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug 11, 2016) we’re excited to announce that Etsy is partnering with Intuit to offer Etsy sellers in the U.S. and the U.K. access to top-tier accounting software […]

Costco offered the best online prices according to comprehensive SKU count and pricing study conducted by Kantar Retail

Boston, 2016-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — For clubs like Costco, Sam’s Club and BJ’s Wholesale, ecommerce presents both a threat and an opportunity. Though their membership model helps insulate clubs from some online erosion, club shoppers are also more likely than average to cross-shop online. At what point does online cross-shopping eat into club trips? […]

Colruyt reopens its store in Soignies following renovation work

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 10 August, the renovated Colruyt store in Soignies will open its doors after a few months of renovation work. The store has been expanded by half its original size and restyled into a new-generation Colruyt store. New-generation store Store manager Frederic Mayne: “Colruyt renovates its […]

Kohl’s Corporation elects Adrianne Shapira as new board member

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., 2016-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE: KSS) today announced that its Board of Directors elected Adrianne Shapira as a new board member, effective immediately. She has been elected to a term expiring at Kohl’s 2017 annual shareholders meeting and will be eligible for re-election by Kohl’s shareholders at that time. […]

Weis Markets opens its newly remodeled Kutztown store

SUNBURY, PA,2016-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets will celebrate the Grand Reopening of its remodeled store on at 15260 Kutztown Road in Kutztown on Thursday, August 11 at 10 a.m. The store has an expanded natural and organics section as well as updated deli, bakery and seafood departments.  A 30-seat beer café with more […]

Bloomingdale brings Hamilton The Musical merchandise in stores

New York, NY, 2016-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bloomingdale’s has partnered with the groundbreaking musical Hamilton and Creative Goods Merchandise LLC as the retail partner for the show. Merchandise will be sold in dedicated pop-up shops in Bloomingdale’s 59th Street and SoHo locations beginning this week as well as www.bloomingdales.com. Creative Goods Merchandise is proud […]

Sears Holdings Corporation to release financial results for its 2Q FY2016 on August 25, 2016

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) today announced the company currently plans to release financial results for its fiscal 2016 second quarter on or about Thursday, August 25, 2016. About Sears Holdings Corporation Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) is a leading integrated retailer focused on seamlessly connecting the […]

Sprouts Farmers Market announced the addition of Kristen Blum to its board of directors

PHOENIX, 2016-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM), one of the fastest-growing retailers in the country, today announced the addition of Kristen Blum to its board of directors. “We are very excited to add Kristen to our board,” said Amin Maredia, chief executive officer and a director of Sprouts Farmers Market. “Kristen’s […]

Kinney Drugs honored as No.1 fundraiser for the American Heart Association’s Wear Red Day

Kinney Drugs honored as No.1 fundraiser for the American Heart Association’s Wear Red Day   Gouverneur, New York, 2016-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — A Gouverneur-based, employee-owned company has bested a Wall Street company to be the No.1 fundraiser nationally for the American Heart Association’s Wear Red Day. Kinney Drugs, the drug store division of KPH […]

MIGROS MACHT WELLE 7 ZUM HOTSPOT FÜR ZEITGENÖSSISCHE KUNST

MIGROS MACHT WELLE 7 ZUM HOTSPOT FÜR ZEITGENÖSSISCHE KUNST   Schönbühl, Switzerland, 2016-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Das Kulturprozent der Migros Aare verstärkt sein Engagement in der Kunstförderung. Für das neue innerstädtische Center Welle 7 am Bahnhof Bern sind Kunstwerke von zehn zeitgenössischen Künstlerinnen und Künstler aus den Kantonen Bern, Aargau und Solothurn angekauft […]