Int’l Trade: Series of high quality China-Europe block train video stories launched by BON Cloud

BEIJING, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The biggest story coming out of China today is the launching of the Silk Road on Rails: China-Europe block trains that carry goods across the globe. The proposal to establish China-Europe railroads surprised even the most experienced of rail industry players, yet thousands of trains now traverse these tracks […]

Whole Cities Foundation awards grants to organizations in Englewood increasing access to nutritious food

CHICAGO, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Five organizations with healthy food programs in Chicago’s Greater Englewood neighborhood will be awarded a grant of up to $8,000 from Whole Cities Foundation. Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit established by Whole Foods Market, partners with communities nationwide to improve community health through broadening access to fresh food and […]

PREIT announces the grand opening of Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH at Springfield Town Center in Springfield, VA

PREIT announces the grand opening of Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH at Springfield Town Center in Springfield, VA   PHILADELPHIA, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — PREIT (NYSE: PEI) today (Sept. 15, 2016) announced the grand opening of Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH at Springfield Town Center in Springfield, VA. The luxury-value retailer occupies 30,000 […]

BESTSELLER FOUNDATION supports small scale farmers in India with Lawrencedale Agro Processing (LEAF) investment

BRANDE, Denmark, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — BESTSELLER FOUNDATION has become shareholder in Lawrencedale Agro Processing (LEAF) that supports small scale farmers at one end and providing top of the range products at the other. 80% of the population in India is involved in farming, but with an average plot size of just under three […]

33rd European Heritage Days: Kering invites the public to explore 40, rue de Sèvres on 17 and 18 September 2016

London, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the 33rd European Heritage Days, Kering is inviting the public to explore 40, rue de Sèvres in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, formerly the Laennec Hospital from 1634 to 2000. The listed Historic Monument, now Kering’s and Balenciaga’s head offices, will be open on Saturday 17 and Sunday […]

Kum & Go celebrates E-15 Day with E15 for $1.15 per gallon at its Des Moines-area locations on September 16

Des Moines, IA, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — To celebrate E-15 Day, Kum & Go will offer E15, a fuel blended with 15 percent ethanol and 85 percent gasoline, for $1.15 per gallon at many Des Moines-area Kum & Go locations from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, September 16. (See below for a […]

Build-A-Bear Workshop one of the 2016 Best Workplaces for Women according Great Place to Work® and Fortune

ST. LOUIS, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the second consecutive year, Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. (NYSE: BBW) —an interactive destination where guests can make their own personalized furry friends­—is one of the 2016 Best Workplaces for Women, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune. Build-A-Bear Workshop ranked No. 3 out […]

O’KEY Group announces the appointment of Milina Sevcikova Mikulova as Private Label Commercial Director

MOSCOW, Russia, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — O’KEY Group S.A. (LSE: OKEY), one of the largest food retailers in Russia, announces the appointment of Milina Sevcikova Mikulova as Private Label Commercial Director reporting directly to the Company’s CEO Heigo Kera. The new Commercial Director will be developing and implementing the Group’s private label strategy for […]

Animation Throwdown: The Quest for Cards now available free on both iOS and Android devices

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Order up! Animation Throwdown: The Quest for Cards is now available globally on iOS and Android. Animation Throwdown: The Quest for Cards is the only collectible card game featuring five hit Twentieth Century Fox animated comedies: American Dad!,Bob’s Burgers, Family Guy, Futurama, and King of the Hill. […]

Linear Retail announces the appointment of Ken Nolan as Asset Manager

Burlington, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Linear Retail welcomes Ken Nolan as the newest member of the team. In his role as Asset Manager, he manages a portfolio of assets located in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, which includes both suburban and urban retail properties. Ken is responsible for developing a strategy to maximize the value […]

Kantar Retail and SMI to present eye tracking virtual shopping experience at Path to Purchase Expo in Chicago, September 20-22

Boston, MA and Teltrow, Germany, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kantar Retail, the global retail and shopper specialist, has teamed up with innovators in eye tracking SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI), to create a virtual shopping experience that provides precise shopper data in a fully controlled environment. The technology, which utilizes the top-selling Samsung Gear VR head-mounted […]

PROA CAPITAL ENTRA EN EL ACCIONARIADO DE GRUPO VIPS AL ADQUIRIR EL 30% EN MANOS DE GOLDMAN SACHS

Madrid, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Grupo Vips ha anunciado hoy la entrada en su accionariado del fondo español ProA Capital que adquiere el 30% propiedad de una entidad controlada por Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division desde 2006. La operación, que ha sido comunicada a las autoridades de la competencia, está pendiente de la aprobación […]

Barnes & Noble again partners with Make: to host its second annual Mini Maker Faire at stores nationwide, November 5-6

New York, NY, 2016-Sep-16 — /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 15, 2016) announced that it has once again partnered with Make: to host its second annual Mini Maker Faire at stores nationwide, the […]

Barnes & Noble declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share

New York, NY, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) today (September 14, 2016) announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share, payable on October 28, 2016, to stockholders of record at the close of business on October 7, 2016. About Barnes & Noble, Inc. […]

Etsy celebrates uniqueness with new marketing campaign: Difference Makes Us

Etsy celebrates uniqueness with new marketing campaign: Difference Makes Us   Dumbo, Brooklyn, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Etsy market is a celebration of people’s unique tastes and expressions, allowing individuals to find items that cannot be found anywhere else. Today (Sep 14, 2016), to celebrate the differences that make us all unique, we’re […]

RioCan announces distribution of 11.75 cents per unit for the month of September

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (“RioCan”) (TSX:REI.UN) today (Sept. 15, 2016) announced a distribution of 11.75 cents per unit for the month of September. The distribution will be payable on October 7, 2016 to unit holders of record as at September 30, 2016. About RioCan RioCan is Canada’s […]

Staples opens three initial Workbar in the Greater Boston community

Staples opens three initial Workbar in the Greater Boston community   FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & BOSTON, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Workbar announced today (Sep. 14, 2016) that three initial Workbar at Staples locations are now open in the Greater Boston community. Staples and Workbar together are creating more productive workplaces […]

National Coffee Day: Staples survey reveals office workers take their reliance on coffee to the extreme

FRAMINGHAM, Mass, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Some office workers take their reliance on coffee to the extreme. In fact, nearly one-third of employees said they would rather streak naked through the main street of their town than give up coffee for a year, according to a Staples survey released in advance of National Coffee […]

Lowes Foods launches new program for Wake Forest Football fans called “From Our Tailgate to Yours”

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Lowes Foods, based in Winston-Salem, has created a unique new program for Wake Forest Football fans called “From Our Tailgate to Yours.” The new program is part of the existing Lowes Foods to Go online shopping program and allows fans to go LowesFoods.com/Deacons and place game day […]

Lowes Foods to open Greer store on September 23

GREER, S.C., 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowes Foods, a Carolinas-based grocer, will celebrate the grand opening of its Greer store, located at the intersection of Suber Road and Hammett Bridge Road, on Friday, September 23. “We are thrilled to share our new Greer store with the entire Greenville community. It represents the latest addition […]

SPAR Netherlands launches campaign to promote Own Brands

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the first three weeks of September, SPAR customers in the Netherlands will receive one free SPAR Own Brand product when purchasing a promotional A-brand product of the same type. Each week, six different products will be promoted. In return, customers are requested to give feedback on […]

SpartanNash welcomes Yvonne S. Trupiano as SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Byron Center, MI, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Yvonne S. Trupiano to the position of Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective October 3, 2016. Ms. Trupiano will assume the responsibilities of Jerry Jones, who is retiring from the Company. Mr. Jones has […]

Kmart kicks off the holiday season with best toys, easy ways to save and inspiring opportunities to give back

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s time to get your holiday on! Today (Sept. 15, 2016), Kmart is rolling out the wrapping paper and showing members and shoppers what they can expect from the retailer this holiday season. Already the destination for epic gifts and ridiculously awesome savings, this year Kmart is […]

Voice-controlled intelligent shopper Kenmore Alfie now available at Sears.com

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new Kenmore Alfie is a voice-controlled intelligent shopper that does the research for you to find the right item at the best price, regardless of the retailer. Alfie is an enormous time-saver because it can shop for anything from everyday items like paper towels, printer ink […]