SUPERVALU INC. lowers its outlook for full-year adjusted EBITDA

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Sep-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU) today (Sep. 8, 2016) announced that it is lowering its outlook for full-year adjusted EBITDA(1). Although recently announced new business in its Wholesale segment is expected to begin to positively contribute to results later this fiscal year, second quarter business performance in its Retail and Save-A-Lot […]

JCPenney opens its only all-new location for 2016 at Inland Center in San Bernardino, Calif.

PLANO, Texas, 2016-Sep-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney is giving shoppers in San Bernardino, Calif., the opportunity to get their Penney’s worth of style, quality and value in the convenience of their own backyard. The Company is opening its only all-new location for 2016 at Inland Center on Oct. 21, featuring the latest JCPenney brands […]

Meijer unveils interactive Heritage Center for the company history

Meijer unveils interactive Heritage Center for the company history   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2016-Sep-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer announced today (September 8, 2016) that it is unveiling a Heritage Center rich with company history from its founder Hendrik Meijer’s first arrival in the United States through the retailer’s most recent innovations and expansions. “Our […]

William Rast launches its Fall/Winter 2016 collection with Justin Timberlake and Trace Ayala

NEW YORK, 2016-Sep-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — William Rast announced today (Sept. 08, 2016 ) the launch of its Fall/Winter 2016 collection at several new national retailers including Macy’s, Nordstrom, Dillard’s, Belk, Bon-Ton, and Bloomingdale’s. Highlighting the new collection, the brand also premiered a short film and print campaign featuring co-founders Justin Timberlake and Trace […]

De eerste Albert Heijn to go op een BP tankstation in Nederland geopend

De eerste Albert Heijn to go op een BP tankstation in Nederland geopend   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2016-Sep-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vandaag is de eerste Albert Heijn to go op een BP tankstation in Nederland geopend. Bij BP tankstation De Vink aan de A20 bij Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel vinden klanten een Albert Heijn […]

Albert Heijn: Extra distributiepunt (HUB) in Den Haag

Albert Heijn: Extra distributiepunt (HUB) in Den Haag   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2016-Sep-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Voor het thuisbezorgen van de boodschappen maakt Albert Heijn gebruik van drie landelijke distributiecentra en een aantal HUB’s. Een HUB is een plek aan de rand van de stad waar de online bestelde boodschappen met een grote vrachtwagen worden […]

QVC and zulily to host a product search at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women on October 6 in Philadelphia

West Chester, Pa, 2016-Sep-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — For three decades, QVC has launched and fostered the growth of some of today’s most successful brands. Since 2010, zulily has been bringing customers special finds every day, at incredible prices, via zulily.com. Now you have an opportunity to get your product on both companies’ radar. QVC […]

Sports medicine: Sway ConcussionTest iOS app available for purchase on swaymedical.com

TULSA, OK, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sway Medical LLC (Sway) would like to announce its official availability in all European Union Countries. Sway was issued its CE Mark after being marketed in the United States and Canada for two years. This is significant because European sports organizations ranging from youth through pro level now […]

Best Buy Geek Squad Academy offers tips on how to keep our children safe online

Best Buy Geek Squad Academy offers tips on how to keep our children safe online   Minneapolis, MN, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The internet can be a fantastic learning tool, but some aspects aren’t so positive. With school back in session, now is the perfect time to talk to your kids about online safety. […]

General Growth Properties’ COO Shobi Khan to participate at the Evercore ISI 2016 Real Estate Conference

CHICAGO, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP)(the “Company”) today (September 7, 2016) announced that Shobi Khan, Chief Operating Officer, will participate in a panel discussion titled “RETAIL – WHAT ARE THE OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FACING TODAY’S LANDLORDS?” at the Evercore ISI 2016 Real Estate Conference in New York on September […]

X5 announces development and optimization of its logistics infrastructure in north-west Russia and opens distribution centre in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group (“X5” or the “Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announces the development and optimization of its logistics infrastructure in the north-west of Russia and the opening of a distribution centre (DC) in St. Petersburg. With over 27,000 sq m of space, the […]

Ahold Delhaize ranks among industry leaders in Food and Staples Retailing sector in the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize was recognized today in the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the first time as a new company, ranking among the industry leaders in the Food and Staples Retailing sector. Ahold Delhaize received a total score of 79, well above the Food […]

Morrisons rolls out a checkout promise to open extra checkouts when queues are building

Bradford, England, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today [8 September 2016] Morrisons will roll out a checkout promise that it will open extra checkouts for customers if there is more than one person ahead of them in a queue. The pledge comes after Morrisons listened carefully to customers who said that queuing was their top […]

CarMax to release sales and earnings for the second quarter ended August 31, 2016 on September 21, 2016

RICHMOND, Va., 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) today (Sep. 7, 2016) announced details of its investor conference call to be conducted in conjunction with the release of sales and earnings for the second quarter ended August 31, 2016. September 21, 2016 – Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Conference Call On September […]

Levi Strauss & Co. announces the appointment of David Love EVP and president of Levi Strauss Asia, Middle East and Africa

SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) today (September 7, 2016) announced that David Love, currently executive vice president, Global Supply Chain, and chief transformation officer, has been appointed executive vice president and president of Levi Strauss Asia, Middle East and Africa. Liz O’Neill, currently senior vice president, product development […]

DAVIDsTEA Inc. announces financial results for the three months and six months ended July 30, 2016

MONTREAL, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — DAVIDsTEA Inc. (Nasdaq:DTEA) today (Sept. 07, 2016) announced financial results for the three months and six months ended July 30, 2016. For the three months ended July 30, 2016: Sales increased by 25.3% to C$41.1 million from C$32.8 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2015. Comparable sales increased […]

Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma’s work as promoter of easier access to world markets for SMEs recognized at the G20 summit

Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma’s work as promoter of easier access to world markets for SMEs recognized at the G20 summit   Hangzhou, China, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma’s work as a promoter of easier access to world markets for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) was recognized at the G20 […]

Alibaba Group and Austrade to strengthen trade opportunities by expanding Australian products sold to Chinese consumers

Alibaba Group and Austrade to strengthen trade opportunities by expanding Australian products sold to Chinese consumers   Hangzhou, China, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba (Australia) Company Pty. Ltd., a member of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA), and the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (“Austrade”) signed a strategic collaboration agreement today (6 September, 2016) […]

NCR Corporation announces the launch of data-driven money management platform, NCR Money Management

DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, in partnership with MX, today (September 7, 2016) announced the launch of NCR Money Management, a data-driven money management platform that will provide consumers with an intuitive interface for managing and improving their financial lives. NCR Money Management […]

Millennials’ shopping habits to be highlighted at MAPIC 2016 in Cannes from 16-18 November 2016

Paris, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers born between 1982 and 2000 (the Millennials) now outnumber baby boomers and represent a key demographic for retail sales and marketing programmes. It is estimated that the buying power of the Millennials will have an impact for six decades or more, hence their shopping habits will be a […]

Swedish ICA stores announces sales increased by 1.1% in August 2016 vs. same month last year

Solna, Sweden, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales in the Swedish ICA stores increased by 1.1% in August 2016 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 0.8%. August 2016 January – August 2016 Store sales, excl. VAT SEKm Change all stores Change like-for-like SEKm Change all stores Change like-for-like […]

Dixons Carphone announces trading update (13 weeks ended 30 July 2016)

LONDON, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Momentum continues: strong growth and market share gains Trading update (13 weeks ended 30 July 2016) Group revenue up 9% year-on-year, with like-for-like revenue up 4% Strong performance in the UK & Ireland; like-for-like revenue up 4% Continued growth in Nordics; like-for-like revenue up 2% Very good performance […]

Southeastern Grocers raises $565,393.04 for American Red Cross’ Disaster Relief to assist Louisiana flood victims

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Through generous customer donations at BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, Southeastern Grocers announced today that it will donate $565,393.04 in support of the American Red Cross’ Disaster Relief to assist Louisiana residents impacted by recent flooding. This contribution includes the dollar for dollar match Southeastern Grocers donated […]

The TJX Companies, Inc. announces pricing of public offering of $1.0 billion notes due 2026

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TJX), the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide, today (Sep. 7, 2016) announced the pricing of the public offering of $1.0 billion aggregate principal amount of notes due 2026. The notes will bear interest at a […]

Kohl’s to open new e-commerce distribution center at Plainfield, Indiana

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) has closed on the purchase of a building for a new e-commerce distribution center located at 9998 All Points Parkway in Plainfield, Ind. Expected to open in summer 2017, the 937,000-square-foot facility will enhance the company’s ability to fulfill Kohls.com purchases and serve customers […]

Coop Patenschaft übergibt Check für neues Alpgebäude

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Coop 1. August-Weggen-Aktion hat Tradition. Auch in diesem Jahr fliesst von jedem bei Coop verkauften 1. August-Weggen ein Teil des Verkaufserlöses an die Coop Patenschaft für Berggebiete, welche mit dem Geld dringend notwendige Projekte im Schweizer Berggebiet unterstützt. Nachdem Coop den Betrag verdoppelt hat, überreicht die Coop […]

Starbucks Japan celebrates its 20th anniversary with new limited-time coffee and an ongoing commitment to Michinoku Future Fund

Starbucks Japan celebrates its 20th anniversary with new limited-time coffee and an ongoing commitment to Michinoku Future Fund   TOKYO, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Celebrating 20 years of sourcing, roasting and serving high-quality coffee in Japan, Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) today announced a new limited-time coffee and an ongoing commitment to Michinoku Future Fund as part […]

Ganaderos de Karrantza producirán la leche de marca EROSKI

Ganaderos de Karrantza producirán la leche de marca EROSKI   ELORRIO,España, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI y la Sociedad Agraria de Transformación (SAT) “Valle de Karrantza”, que agrupa a más de 30 pequeñas explotaciones ganaderas de tradición familiar, han presentado hoy el acuerdo alcanzado para la comercialización de leche producida en el País Vasco […]

EROSKI aumenta un 6% las ventas de alimentos frescos de origen local en Navarra en el primer semestre del ejercicio

EROSKI aumenta un 6% las ventas de alimentos frescos de origen local en Navarra en el primer semestre del ejercicio   ELORRIO,España, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Las ventas de EROSKI de alimentos frescos de origen local han crecido un 6% durante el primer semestre del ejercicio en Navarra. Un crecimiento debido en gran medida a […]

Argos research: technology will transform gyms over the next 10 years and bring virtual fitness into our living rooms

Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — A boom in wearable technology and Netflix-style workout services will transform gyms over the next 10 years and bring virtual fitness into our living rooms, according to new research commissioned by not-for-profit health body ukactive and leading health and fitness retailer Argos as part of National Fitness […]