Keystone Capital Corporation selects t0’s blockchain-based trading technology

SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — t0 announced that Keystone Capital Corporation, a securities broker dealer located in San Diego, Calif., has selected t0’s blockchain-based trading technology as part of its brokerage service’s support of a blockchain preferred share offering from Overstock.com, Inc. It’s no secret that Overstock’s own financial technology subsidiary, t0, […]

Yum! Brands, Inc. announces nine new directors of Yum China Holdings, Inc.

LOUISVILLE, KY and SHANGHAI, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today ( September 15, 2016) announced the expected composition of the Board of Directors of Yum China Holdings, Inc. (“Yum China”). The nine new directors announced today, seven of whom are independent, are expected to serve on the Yum China Board of […]

ScriptSync now available at CVS Caremark Mail Service Pharmacy as the service marks its 1st birthday

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) launched ScriptSync , a pharmacy service that prepares patients’ eligible prescription medications so they’re ready for pickup on the same day each month, at all of the company’s retail pharmacy locations just over one year ago. In the past year, more than one million […]

Colruyt Boncelles reopens after months of renovation works

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Next Wednesday, 14 September, Colruyt Boncelles will reopen after months of work. The store, built on piles, was enlarged and completely redesigned. The result is a wider range, a brand new in-store butcher’s and a larger car park. Another new feature is a Collect&Go pick-up point where employees […]

Colruyt Group installs rubbish bins, PMD and smokers’ poles in Halle as part of ‘Joining hands for less street litter’ campaign

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of the ‘Joining hands for less street litter’ campaign, Colruyt Group is starting a two-year test project to reduce litter in the vicinity of some of its headquarters buildings in Halle. Extra rubbish bins for general litter and PMD (plastics, metals, drinks’ containers) have been placed […]

Kroger declares quarterly dividend of 12¢ per share

CINCINNATI, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The Kroger Co.’s (NYSE: KR) Board of Directors today (Sept. 15, 2016) declared a quarterly dividend of 12¢ per share to be paid on December 1, 2016, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 15, 2016. Kroger today also announced an incremental $500 million […]

Amazon announces Alexa, Echo, and Echo Dot now available in the UK and Germany

Amazon announces Alexa, Echo, and Echo Dot now available in the UK and Germany   SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Sep. 14, 2016) announced that Alexa, Echo, and the all-new Echo Dot are now available for customers in the UK and Germany. Read the press release announcing Alexa in the UK: www.amazon.co.uk/pr […]

Amazon launches all-new version of Echo Dot for under $50

Amazon launches all-new version of Echo Dot for under $50   SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Sep. 14, 2016) introduced an all-new version of the groundbreaking Echo Dot for under $50, so you can add Alexa to any room in your home. Just like Echo, Echo Dot gives you access to all […]

Walmart highlight grants awarded to nonprofit organizations to fund nutrition education and meal programs for youth and families

BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the new school year officially underway, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are highlighting 11 grants awarded to national nonprofits over the past year to fund nutrition education and meal programs for youth and families. Totaling more than $33 million, the grants also increase access to fruits and […]

Ping Jian store: Carrefour Taiwan opened its 88th store in Taoyuan county

http://www.carrefour.com/sites/default/files/pingjianstore.mp4   Taiwan, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Sep 3rd , Carrefour Taiwan opened its 88th store : Ping Jian store in Taoyuan county. The store is especially designed with the integration of 3 dimensions: eco-friendly, digital application and customer experience. Many new concepts were implemented to create a unique shopping experience. Ping Jian […]

Fondation Louis Vuitton unveils new permanent exhibition retracing the architectural journey behind Frank Gehry’s amazing building

Fondation Louis Vuitton unveils new permanent exhibition retracing the architectural journey behind Frank Gehry’s amazing building   Paris, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — On September 14, the Fondation Louis Vuitton inaugurated a new permanent exhibition retracing the architectural design process behind Frank Gehry’s amazing building. In conjunction with the event, Frank Gehry is taking part […]

Luxury travel specialist Tully Luxury Travel expands its senior leadership team

TORONTO, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — As Tully Luxury Travel prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary year, it has announced two new appointments to its senior leadership team. Ms. Cathy Holler joins as Vice President, African Dreams, and Mr. Pat Lista joins as Vice President, Product & Contracting. Both bring 30 years of experience in the […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance to release its 4Q and FY2016 earnings results on 20 October 2016

DEERFIELD, Ill, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) will release its fiscal 2016 and fourth quarter earnings results at 7 a.m. Eastern time Thursday, 20 October 2016, followed by a one-hour conference call with Walgreens Boots Alliance management beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. The conference call will be simulcast through […]

IKEA completes solar panel installation atop its future Memphis store, opening late Fall 2016

MEMPHIS, TN, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (09/14/2016) announced that solar panel installation is complete atop its Memphis store opening late Fall 2016. Once commissioned, the project will be the largest solar rooftop array in Tennessee. The store’s 250,675-square-foot solar array consists of a 1.46 MW system, […]

IKEA Group announces total sales increased by 7.9% in FY2016

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — For FY2016, IKEA Group total sales amounted to $37.6 billion (EUR 34.2 billion). Total sales translated into Euro increased by 7.1%. Adjusted for currency impact, total sales increased by +7.9%. Sales in comparable stores grew by 4.8%. “IKEA Group had another good year and welcomed 783 million visits […]

Marks & Spencer’s Plan A Ambassador Joanna Lumley hosted her very own Macmillan Coffee Morning

LONDON, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (14 Sep 2016) Marks & Spencer’s Plan A Ambassador Joanna Lumley hosted her very own Macmillan Coffee Morning at M&S High Street Kensington, as part of the company’s headline sponsorship of Macmillan Cancer Support’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. The extra special coffee morning kick started a season of […]

H&M group announces 7 percent sales increase in August 2016 compared to same month the previous year

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M group’s sales including VAT increased by 7 percent in local currencies in August 2016 compared to the same month the previous year. Sales development in August had a very good start. But sales were negatively affected in the second half of the month by exceptionally hot […]

CVS Health: opioid overdose-reversal drug naloxone now available without prescription at all its pharmacies in Washington

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today (Sept. 14, 2016) that the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone is now available for patients without a prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in Washington. Under a collaborative agreement with a physician in the state, CVS pharmacists can exercise prescriptive authority to dispense […]

Macerich to release 3Q 2016 earning results and conference call on October 28, 2016

SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — WHAT: Macerich (NYSE: MAC) Schedules Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Release WHEN: Earnings Results will be released after market close on Thursday, October 27, 2016.  Management will hold a conference call at 11:00 am Pacific Time (2:00 pm Eastern Time) on Friday, October 28, 2016 to discuss […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill seeks to hire 5,000 new employees on its National Career Day on September 28, 2016

DENVER, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today (Sep. 14, 2016) announced its second-annual National Career Day, taking place on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 during which it seeks to hire 5,000 new employees, topping its 2015 goal of 4,000. Managers of each U.S. restaurant location will hold open interviews for up […]

Auntie Anne’s® receives the Enduring Impact Gold Award at the second annual Franchising Gives Back awards

Auntie Anne’s® receives the Enduring Impact Gold Award at the second annual Franchising Gives Back awards   LANCASTER, Pa., 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Auntie Anne’s®, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, received the Enduring Impact Gold Award at the second annual Franchising Gives Back awards dinner on September 12. The awards program, which […]

FCL ranked first in SaskBusiness’ Top 100 largest companies in Saskatchewan for the fourth consecutive year

Saskatoon, SK, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the fourth year in a row, Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) has placed first in SaskBusiness Magazine’s list of the Top 100 largest companies in Saskatchewan. In 2015, FCL recorded revenue of $9.1 billion with net earnings of $539 million. Of that, $375 million was returned to the […]

NACS appoints Laura Genovese as education program manager

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Laura Genovese has joined NACS as education program manager and will manage and help deliver the association’s educational and performance-focused offerings, namely around the NACS Show. Genovese joins NACS after six years of several account management roles at Potomac Management Resources, an association management and event planning firm […]

Darden Restaurants to release its fiscal 2017 first quarter financial results on October 4, 2016

ORLANDO, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE:DRI) plans to release its fiscal 2017 first quarter financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, with a conference call to follow at 8:30 am ET.  Gene Lee, CEO, and other senior management will discuss first quarter results and conduct a question […]

Toys“R”Us® now accepting applications for part-time holiday jobs at stores and distribution centers nationwide

WAYNE, NJ, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — ’Tis the season to be hiring. While Saint Nick has his elves at the North Pole to help him prep for the big day, Toys“R”Us®, the world’s leading dedicated toy retailer, is seeking some helpers of its own to ensure every kid’s holiday list is fulfilled. Today (September […]

Rite Aid Corporation to release Q2 FY2017 financial results on Sept. 22, 2016

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) said today (Sept. 14, 2016) that it will release financial results for its Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter at 7 a.m. Eastern time Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. Given the company’s pending merger with Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), Rite Aid will not be […]

New World celebrates spring with mini-collectables Little Garden seedling kits

New World celebrates spring with mini-collectables Little Garden seedling kits   Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — New World’s Little Shop was an instant hit in New Zealand in 2013. Kids of all ages flocked to collect mini grocery items encouraging play, swapping, and classroom learning across the country. The promotion was so […]

Harris Teeter to open its Kendrick Crossing, Gastonia, NC location on September 27

Matthews, N.C., 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is proud to welcome shoppers to its Kendrick Crossing location on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 5 p.m. as the company celebrates its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and Taste of Teeter sampling event. This event is a complimentary, in-store sampling of Harris Teeter’s most […]

Harris Teeter to debut Carolina Panthers’ Shaq Thompson’s “Shaq Staq” Signature Sub Sandwich on Sept. 20

Mathews. NC,, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — What: Harris Teeter Unveils Carolina Panthers’ Shaq Thompson’s “Shaq Staq” Signature Sub Sandwich Thompson to Sign Autographs, Sample Signature Sub Sandwich, Introduce Fans to Must-Have Meal for Lunch Date:  Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Time:   1 – 2 p.m. Where: Morrocroft Village Harris Teeter 6701 Morrison Boulevard Charlotte, N.C. 28211 […]

Natural Grocers to open new Salt Lake City store on September 27

LAKEWOOD, Colo., 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Natural Grocers will open a new Salt Lake City store on Tuesday, September 27, bringing the total number of Utah stores to 5. The store will open at 8 a.m. and is located at 1033 East 2100 South. In celebration of the September 27 grand opening, Natural Grocers […]