World’s first Bluetooth and QHD Action camera integrated cycling helmet to debut at 2016 Eurobike Trade Show in Germany

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sena Technologies, Inc., an industry leader in Bluetooth innovation for the motorsport and outdoor activities market, debuted today the world’s first Bluetooth and QHD Action camera integrated cycling helmet, exclusively to media, dealers and trade members at the 2016 Eurobike Trade Show in Friedrichshafen. Eurobike, which started in 1991, […]

FMI survey reveals that only 57% of American parents eat dinner with their children every night

ARLINGTON, VA, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — As families send their children back to school, some parents are forgetting the most important school supply: the family meal.  A recent consumer survey of American grocery shoppers, conducted by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Rodale Inc., underscores the infrequency of family meals in the U.S. and […]

Qatar International Islamic Bank selects NCR to monitor and manage its ATM network

QATAR, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Qatar International Islamic Bank (QIIB), one of the leading banks in Qatar, announced today (August 31, 2016) that it has chosen NCR, a global leader in omni-channel technologies to monitor and manage QIIB’s ATM network for several years, helping the bank to improve efficiency and reduce operational costs. In this […]

Baskin-Robbins introduces new customizable Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches

Baskin-Robbins introduces new customizable Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches   CANTON, Mass., 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baskin-Robbins is introducing a delectable combination for ice cream and donut lovers with its new customizable Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches. Available starting September 1 at Baskin-Robbins locations nationwide, guests can create a customized frozen treat by choosing their favorite […]

Sports Direct announces purchase of 40,279 of its ordinary shares from Citigroup Global Markets Limited

Shirebrook, UK, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sports Direct announces that on 31 August 2016 it purchased 40,279 of its ordinary shares from Citigroup Global Markets Limited (acting as the Company’s broker) on the London Stock Exchange at a price of 297.8 pence per share. The purchased shares will all be held as treasury shares. […]

Entenmann’s recalls select Little Bites products due to possible contamination of small plastic pieces

St. Louis, MO, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Entenmann’s is recalling select Little Bites products because they may be contaminated with small plastic pieces. Schnucks customers are urged to check for: Entenmann’s Little Bites Fudge Brownies – 5 pack UPC: 7203001342 Best by: October 8, 2016/3098 Entenmann’s Little Bites Chocolate Chip Muffins – 5 pack […]

Saffron Road recalls select Lemongrass Basil Chicken with Basmati Rice due to possible contamination of glass/hard plastic

St. Louis, MO, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Saffron Road is recalling select dates of Lemongrass Basil Chicken with Basmati Rice because the product may be contaminated with glass/hard plastic. Schnucks customers are urged to check for: Saffron Road Lemongrass Basil Chicken with Basmati Rice UPC: 85706300207 Sell By/Use By: 8/19/2017 and 10/29/2017 Schnucks customers […]

McDonald’s announces the retirement of its U.S. President Mike Andres; Chris Kempczinski to succeed

OAK BROOK, IL, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) today (Aug 31, 2016) announces the retirement of U.S. President Mike Andres and the subsequent appointment of Chris Kempczinski, Executive Vice President of Strategy, Business Development and Innovation, to lead the U.S. business effective Jan. 1, 2017. “Mike has been relentless in his commitment […]

CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo to present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today (Aug. 31, 2016) announced that Larry Merlo, the company’s president and chief executive officer, will be speaking to investors at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on September 13, 2016, at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET. An audio webcast of the event will […]

LuLu Group further expands in the Sultanate of Oman with the opening of its latest hypermarket in the town of Rustaq

LuLu Group further expands in the Sultanate of Oman with the opening of its latest hypermarket in the town of Rustaq   Rustaq, Oman, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — LuLu Group, region’s retail major has further strengthened its presence in the Sultanate of Oman by opening its latest hypermarket in the town of Rustaq in […]

SSP America announces the opening of Tony’s Wine Cellar & Bistro at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport

LONDON, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP America a division of SSP Group, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, announced today (31-August-2016) the opening of Tony’s Wine Cellar & Bistro at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport’s Terminal D. Sophisticated and stylish, the full service, 1,300 square foot Tony’s Wine […]

The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative achieves goal of hiring 100,000 Opportunity Youth two years ahead of schedule

The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative achieves goal of hiring 100,000 Opportunity Youth two years ahead of schedule   SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, the country’s largest employer-led coalition committed to creating pathways to meaningful employment for young people, today (August 31, 2016)  announced that it has met its goal of hiring 100,000 […]

Carrefour Poland launches free mobile app for its customers

Carrefour Poland launches free mobile app for its customers   Poland, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 15 August, Carrefour Poland launched a free mobile app for its customers. It’s a next-generation loyalty programme which is being released as part of Carrefour’s digital development strategy. With this app, Carrefour hypermarket and supermarket customers can access […]

Carrefour opens new supermarket in Warsaw

Carrefour opens new supermarket in Warsaw   Warsaw, Poland, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 24 August, Carrefour opened a new supermarket in Warsaw. The new location – at 365, Aleja Wilanowska – is the seventh of Carrefour’s “city” concept stores. It employs 26 people and sells 12,000 different products in an area spanning 650 […]

Over 4,770 Carrefour Spain employees joined the 2016 Vuelta cycle race

http://www.carrefour.com/sites/default/files/lavueltaversioncourtelight.mp4   SPAIN, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Over 4,770 Carrefour Spain employees get involved during the 2016 Vuelta cycle race. Carrefour Spain is the main sponsor of the cycle race for the fourth year running, once again confirming its place as the only Spanish retail company capable of involving such a high number of […]

Walmart unveiled its annual top toy list, Chosen By Kids

Walmart unveiled its annual top toy list, Chosen By Kids   BENTONVILLE, AR., 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — From the smallest to the tallest, Walmart polled hundreds of kids to find out just what they will be including in their letters to Santa this year. Today (Sept. 1, 2016), Walmart unveiled its annual top toy […]

Amazon Restaurants announces free one-hour delivery to Prime members in Houston

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Aug. 31, 2016) announced that Prime members in Houston can now enjoy free one-hour delivery from popular restaurants, including Carrabba’s, El Tiempo Cantina, Max’s Wine Dive, P.F. Chang’s, Thai Gourmet, The Hay Merchant and many more. Using the Prime Now mobile app or visiting the […]

Nordstrom Rack to open at The Village at Totem Lake in Kirkland, Washington

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today (Aug. 31, 2016) its plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at The Village at Totem Lake in Kirkland, Washington. The approximately 35,000-square-foot store is scheduled to open in fall 2017. The property is owned by CenterCal Properties, LLC. Nordstrom Rack at The […]

METRO GROUP appoints Michael Wedell to take over management of newly created function Corporate Communications and Public Policy

Düsseldorf, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Effective 15 September, METRO GROUP is combining its functions Corporate Communications and Public Policy under one roof. The current Group Director Corporate Public Policy of METRO AG, Michael Wedell, is taking over the management of the newly created function Corporate Communications and Public Policy. Wedell joined METRO GROUP […]

The Hennessy Very Special Edition bottle by internationally-renowned tattoo artist Scott Campbell

The Hennessy Very Special Edition bottle by internationally-renowned tattoo artist Scott Campbell   PARIS, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kaws, Futura, Os Gemeos, Shepard Fairey, Ryan McGuiness… Every year Hennessy invites guest artists to create a new Hennessy Very Special Limited Edition bottle. In 2016, internationally-renowned tattoo artist Scott Campbell took on the challenge. Scott Campbell […]

H&M Foundation opens the second Global Change Award

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Clothing made of citrus by-products, microbes that digest waste polyester, and an online marketplace for textile leftovers are some of the five disruptive ideas that shared the first €1 million Global Change Award grant in 2015. The challenge is designed to spur early innovations that can accelerate the […]

H&M included in Fortune’s On the Cusp list

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — As one out of seven companies, H&M is included in Fortune’s On the Cusp list. H&M’s vision of becoming 100% circular is honored by Fortune which also notes that H&M has already reduced its environmental footprint. Fortune writes; “…H&M, which has already reduced its environmental footprint, has the […]

SPAIN: Zara opens flagship store on calle Compostela 3, one of A Coruña’s prime shopping streets

SPAIN: Zara opens flagship store on calle Compostela 3, one of A Coruña’s prime shopping streets   Arteixo, Spain, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tomorrow, 1 September, Zara is opening a global flagship store on calle Compostela 3, one of A Coruña’s prime shopping streets. The establishment is located in a building that epitomises the […]

Inditex deploys mobile payments across all of the Group’s Spanish stores

Arteixo, Spain, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inditex is enabling mobile payments across all of the Group’s Spanish stores from 1 September. This new customer service will be available both within the online apps of Inditex’s eight retail concepts and in the form of a Group-wide app called InWallet which users can download from the […]

Forever 21 collaborates with Justin Bieber and Bravado with exclusive 8-piece capsule collection

Los Angeles, California, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forever 21, one of the largest independent and most recognized fashion retailers in the world, has announced its collaboration with global superstar Justin Bieber and Bravado, the industry leader in music merchandise, with an exclusive 8-piece capsule collection in celebration of Justin Bieber’s Purpose World Tour. The Forever 21 x […]

Toys“R”Us® to feature American Girl shop-in-shops in select stores and to carry American Girl’s Truly Me™ line of dolls

Middleton, WI, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — American Girl®, a premium brand for girls and subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT), today (August 31, 2016) announced a multi-year partnership with the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, Toys“R”Us, Inc. The collaboration will make Toys“R”Us® the first and only U.S.-based retailer to feature American Girl shop-in-shops […]

Whole Foods Market to hosts nationwide Cheese Night to celebrate Alpine-style cheeses on September 13

EMERYVILLE, Calif., 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Sept. 13, Whole Foods Market is hosting a nationwide Cheese Night to celebrate Alpine-style cheeses. Stores will offer samples and will have an expert or Certified Cheese Professional on hand to talk about the characteristics and flavor profiles of Alpine-style cheeses. Generally, Alpine-style cheeses are nutty and […]

Whole Foods Market to open its new store at Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood on Sept. 28, 2016

CHICAGO, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFM), the world’s leading natural and organic foods grocer, opens its new 18,000 square foot store, located at 832 W. 63rd St. in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. The much-anticipated store will provide residents in and around Englewood with fresh, high quality foods […]

SUPERVALU INC. to present at Goldman Sachs Global Retailing Conference in New York City

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU) will participate in next week’s Goldman Sachs Global Retailing Conference in New York City. President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Gross and Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer Bruce Besanko will address investors at approximately 11:20 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, September […]

Geek Squad City celebrates its 10th anniversary

Geek Squad City celebrates its 10th anniversary   Minneapolis, MN, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — About 15 miles south of Louisville, Kentucky, a small but highly productive “city” is inhabited entirely by geeks. Geek Squad Agents, that is. And today (August 30, 2016), it celebrates its 10th anniversary. Geek Squad City boasts the largest concentration […]