Barnes & Noble brings back Batman Day at all of its stores on September 17 due to strong customer demand

New York, NY, 2016-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today (September 12, 2016) announced that it will once again celebrate all things Batman at its stores nationwide on “Batman Day,” Saturday, September 17, starting […]

ascena retail group, inc. to release its Q4 FY2016 financial results on September 19, 2016

MAHWAH, N.J., 2016-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — ascena retail group, inc. (NASDAQ – ASNA) today (Sep. 12, 2016) announces the release of its Fiscal 2016 fourth quarter financial results will take place on Monday, September 19, 2016. Results will be released over Business Wire at approximately 4:00 PM Eastern Time. The company will also host a […]

LA FNAC OUVRE UN MAGASIN DE PROXIMITÉ À MORTEAU JEUDI 29 SEPTEMBRE 2016

A Ivry, 2016-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — La Fnac poursuit son déploiement territorial et annonce l’ouverture d’un nouveau magasin franchisé au format de proximité à Morteau. Ce magasin ouvrira ses portes jeudi 29 septembre prochain. La Fnac Morteau sera dirigée par Jérôme et Odile Descateaux, franchisés et Farid Hamanache, directeur du magasin. Elle s’étend sur […]

Costa Express announces the installation its 6,000th self-serve coffee bar in Tesco High Wycombe

London, 2016-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Costa Express, the UK’s leading on-the-go coffee brand, today (Sep 12, 2016) announces the installation of its 6,000th self-serve coffee bar in Tesco High Wycombe. The milestone puts Costa Express on track to achieve its target of over 8,000 machines by 2020. Following the £59.5 million acquisition of Coffee Nation […]

Rutter’s Farm Stores to integrate outdoor EMV NCR OPTIC solution to enhance customer engagement

DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Sept. 12, 2016 ), most convenience store patrons simply fuel their cars and go. And while retailers generate a large percentage of revenue from fuel sales, they remain diligent in their efforts to better engage fuel-and-go consumers. Rutter’s Farm Stores (Rutter’s) is relying on NCR OPTIC – […]

Debenhams’ designer Henry Holland to launch an exclusive pop-up in hip BOXPARK

Debenhams’ designer Henry Holland to launch an exclusive pop-up in hip BOXPARK   London, 2016-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — New Blogger Girl Tribe Showcase AW looks with shoot by Henry in Holland When is a Designer at Debenhams not a Designer at Debenhams? When he sets up shop on his own to target a younger, […]

Debenhams announces international expansion with plans to open stores in Australia and Gibraltar

Debenhams announces international expansion with plans to open stores in Australia and Gibraltar   London, 2016-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Debenhams is to extend its international store network with new sites in Australia and Gibraltar in the pipeline. The Australian store, the first in the Southern Hemisphere, is planned to open in the prestigious St […]

Debenhams launches Autumn/Winter collections from new brands and expanded Hammond & Co. menswear line

Debenhams launches Autumn/Winter collections from new brands and expanded Hammond & Co. menswear line   LONDON, 2016-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Debenhams AW 16 fashion offer benefits from an extension to the successful Hammond & Co. line into underwear and loungewear as well as a number of new concessions added online. Hammond & Co., the […]

Kmart announces free flu shots with most insurance plans available at all Kmart Pharmacy locations

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill, 2016-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new online survey of Kmart shoppers, conducted on behalf of Kmart Pharmacy by the company’s Member Feedback and Insights team, found that more than a third [36 percent] of shoppers choose not to get a flu shot, and almost a quarter [23 percent] state that price […]

Recent studies show Walgreens digital health resources help drive better medication adherence

DEERFIELD, Ill, 2016-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Two of Walgreens widely adopted digital health resources are helping to drive better medication adherence among users, according to two recent company studies. Walgreens research shows that those over 50 years of age who track activities through its Balance® Rewards for healthy choices (BRhc) program, which awards loyalty […]

Kroger teams up with Great American Milk Drive to encourage customers to donate milk to families in need

CINCINNATI, 2016-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — September is Hunger Action MonthTM, the Feeding America® nationwide initiative that asks Americans to take action and fight hunger in their community. For the third year in a row, The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is teaming up with The Great American Milk Drive to make it easy for shoppers to donate […]

Kroger hosts Savor World Flavor: Taste of Italy event

CINCINNATI, 2016-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Inspired by the culinary traditions and regional recipes of Italy, The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) family of stores is making it possible for customers to experience locally-sourced ingredients and authentic fare, during a two-week event, Savor World Flavor: Taste of Italy. Starting September 14, customers can “eat like an […]

Walgreens: pill reminder feature and activity tracking drive better medication adherence among pharmacy patients

DEERFIELD, Ill, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Two of Walgreens widely adopted digital health resources are helping to drive better medication adherence among users, according to two recent company studies. Walgreens research shows that those over 50 years of age who track activities through its Balance® Rewards for healthy choices (BRhc) program, which awards loyalty […]

The METRO Accelerator powered by Techstars kicks off at the German Tech Entrepreneurship Center in Berlin

Berlin, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The METRO Accelerator powered by Techstars is kicking off its second round with ten new start-ups. The international teams from seven cities and five countries will participate in a three-month, intensive programme at the offices of the German Tech Entrepreneurship Center in Berlin where they will receive active coaching […]

Carrefour to partner with 95 Normandy producers for its first Quality Line fresh full-fat milk

Carrefour to partner with 95 Normandy producers for its first Quality Line fresh full-fat milk   Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour embarks on a new initiative to support dairy farmers and enters into partnerships with 95 Normandy producers for its first Quality Line fresh full-fat Normandy milk, coinciding with its attendance at […]

Argos: National Fitness Day 2016 saw more people get moving than ever before

Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — National Fitness Day 2016 saw more people get moving than ever before as over 18,000 events took part across the UK to make 7 September the most active day of the year. The sixth annual event, organized by not-for-profit health body ukactive and sponsored by leading health […]

Waitrose Commercial Director Mark Williamson to retire

London, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mark Williamson, Commercial Director at Waitrose, is to retire at the end of January 2017. Rupert Thomas, currently Marketing Director at Waitrose, will move into the Commercial Director role from February 2017.  Rupert’s replacement will be announced at a later date. Mark joined Waitrose in 2004 and has been […]

LVMH: Ardbeg with an unprecedented challenge in the world of whisky

  LVMH: Ardbeg with an unprecedented challenge in the world of whisky   Paris, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ardbeg launched an unprecedented challenge in the world of whisky, the Ultimate Ardbeg ARDventurer. For three days, ten contestants from six different countries embarked on a conquest of Islay, the untamed island that has been home […]

M&S Executive Director Multi-Channel Laura Wade-Gery to leave the company

LONDON, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — M&S today (12 Sep 2016) announces that it has agreed with Laura Wade-Gery that, following her maternity leave, Laura will not be returning to her position as Executive Director, Multi-Channel, and will be leaving the company at the end of September. Laura will step down from the Board with […]

KENZO x H&M campaign shot by iconic photographer Jean-Paul Goude

KENZO x H&M campaign shot by iconic photographer Jean-Paul Goude   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M is pleased to announce that iconic photographer Jean-Paul Goude has shot the campaign for KENZO x H&M, starring seven diverse celebrities and figureheads. Appearing in the campaign will be Iman, Rosario Dawson, Chance The Rapper, Ryuichi […]

Neiman Marcus Group will announce its Q4 and FY end financial results on September 26, 2016

DALLAS, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC will announce its fourth quarter and fiscal year end financial results on Monday, September 26, 2016 with an investor conference call to be held at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The audio webcast may be accessed on the Neiman Marcus Group […]

CVS Health to partner with Y-USA to help cancer survivors and those at risk of diabetes

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health today ( September 12, 2016) announced that it has partnered with the YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) to help expand two programs that provide critical support to people across the country: the Diabetes Prevention Program and the nationally recognized LIVESTRONG Foundation at the YMCA program. “At […]

RILA / The Solar Foundation: Whole Foods Market’s rooftop solar installations could be a valuable model for other retailers to consider

Arlington , VA , 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new analysis by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and The Solar Foundation found that Whole Foods Market’s approach to rooftop solar installations in multiple facilities could be a valuable model for other retailers to consider. The analysis, “Whole Foods Market — Making the Case […]

Inditex named the most sustainable company in the retailing industry by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Arteixo, Spain, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inditex has been named the most sustainable company in the retailing industry by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, having scored 80 out of a possible 100 points. The ranking, compiled by the sustainability investing specialist RobecoSam, highlights Inditex’s “leadership within the retail industry with its pioneering stance on […]

Wesfarmers with 82 out of 100 score in 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Perth, Australia, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wesfarmers has achieved its highest score in the recently released 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Index – 82 out of 100, a jump of 11 percentage points on the previous year. This is the highest result for an Australian company in the food and staples sector and two points […]

400 students recipients of Folds of Honor educational scholarships through Rite Aid Foundation’s KidCents program

Camp Hill, Pa., 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Rite Aid Foundation announced today (Sept. 12, 2016)  that more than 400 students have been named recipients of Folds of Honor educational scholarships through its KidCents program. Totaling more than $1.8 million, this is the first round of scholarships to be awarded as part of The […]

40 Looks of Liz Claiborne to mark the 40th anniversary of the brand exclusively at JCPenney

40 Looks of Liz Claiborne to mark the 40th anniversary of the brand exclusively at JCPenney   PLANO, Texas, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is celebrating 40 years of the Liz Claiborne brand with “40 Looks of Liz Claiborne,” a fall collection of timeless fashion that pays homage to the legacy of […]

Peter J. Sharp will assume the position of President, Taubman Asia

Peter J. Sharp will assume the position of President, Taubman Asia   BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) has announced that Peter J. Sharp will assume the position of president, Taubman Asia, as current president René Tremblay transitions to chairman of Taubman Asia effective January 1, 2017. In […]

Auchan Retail Spain received “Reina Letizia” Award for the Promotion of Professional Integration of Disabled People

Croix Cedex, France, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — By receiving the “Reina Letizia” Award for the Promotion of Professional Integration of Disabled People, Auchan Retail Spain is recognized for the quantitative and qualitative measures implemented to promote the employment of disabled people, as part of its Corporate and Social Responsibility policies. Auchan Retail Spain employs: […]

CBRE Group: We are honored to once again be named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Los Angeles, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today (September 12, 2016) announced that it has been included on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the third year in a row. This prestigious index recognizes corporations demonstrating leadership in environmental, social and governance performance. The 600 largest North American […]