H&M and WWF inspire people to care for our planet with new children’s collection this Autumn 2016

hm-and-wwf-inspire-people-to-care-for-our-planet-with-new-childrens-collection-this-autumn-2016   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Sep-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The kids’ collection features animal prints of species such as the tiger, panda, snow leopard, polar bear and the finless porpoise, that are facing many threats including habitat loss, water pollution and the impact of climate change. The collection mainly consists of comfortable and easy […]

Chance The Rapper, Iman and rapper Suboi at KENZO x H&M first campaign images by Jean-Paul Goude

Chance The Rapper, Iman and rapper Suboi at KENZO x H&M first campaign images by Jean-Paul Goude   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Sep-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The campaign stars seven globally celebrated personalities from fashion, music, arts and activism, with Chance, Iman and Suboi as the first campaign ambassadors revealing pieces from the KENZO x H&M […]

SONIC® Drive-In crew Hazel Green, Alabama wins gold medal at this year’s annual DR PEPPER SONIC GAMES

SONIC® Drive-In crew Hazel Green, Alabama wins gold medal at this year’s annual DR PEPPER SONIC GAMES   OKLAHOMA CITY, 2016-Sep-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) crew of the SONIC Drive-In on Highway 231 in Hazel Green took home the gold medal at this year’s annual DR PEPPER SONIC GAMES, a […]

NRF survey: Halloween spending expected to reach $8.4 billion

NRF survey: Halloween spending expected to reach $8.4 billion   WASHINGTON, 2016-Sep-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Americans are looking forward to splurging on their favorite candy and costumes this Halloween season. According to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, total spending for Halloween is expected to reach $8.4 billion, […]

Avero Food Cost Management: US Foods and Avero launch software solution to manage a restaurant kitchen

Rosemont, Ill., 2016-Sep-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Sep 22, 2016 ), US Foods and Avero introduced a revolutionary new product that makes the challenging job of running a restaurant kitchen easier – Avero Food Cost Management (FCM). Avero FCM easily integrates with a restaurant’s point of sale system to give a seamless, digital look […]

Unibail-Rodamco aims to reduce by -50% its carbon emissions by 2030

Paris, Amsterdam, 2016-Sep-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — As early as 2007, Unibail-Rodamco, the leading listed real estate company in Europe, devised an ambitious CSR strategy based on environmental best practices, social fairness and transparent governance. In 2016, Unibail-Rodamco was selected as “Green Star” for the fifth year in a row by the GRESB Survey (Global […]

Dunkin’ Brands Group announces the appointment of David Hoffmann as president of Dunkin’ Donuts U.S. and Canada

CANTON, MA, 2016-Sep-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc., (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, today (Sept. 22, 2016) announced that David Hoffmann, 48, has been named president of Dunkin’ Donuts U.S. and Canada, effective October 3, 2016. He will report to Nigel Travis, Dunkin’ Brands Chairman and CEO, and […]

SIA International Ltd. to open 3,300 A-MEGA discounter and DA ZDOROV pharmacies in X5 stores by the end of 2020

Moscow, 2016-Sep-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer, announces it has entered into a 10-year partnership agreement with SIA International Ltd., a major pharmaceutical distributor. The agreement gives priority rights for opening pharmacies in X5 stores at market sublease rates. The project aims to open at least 3,300 pharmacies […]

Paradies Lagardère and Kent Rathbun Concepts to open Whitetail Bistro in Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

ATLANTA, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the travel retail and restaurateur leader in North America, and Kent Rathbun Concepts, today (September 22, 2016) opened a new restaurant, Whitetail Bistro, in Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s (DFW) Terminal D. Together, both companies were awarded the contract for three new restaurants and bars in […]

JCPenney announces $100,000 contribution to the American Cancer Society®

PLANO, Texas, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, JCPenney will be making a $100,000 contribution to the American Cancer Society®, the nation’s largest, nonprofit investor in cancer research, to support the organization’s breast cancer research and awareness programs. JCPenney will also be encouraging customers and associates to join […]

J. C. Penney Company announces election of Paul Brown, CEO of Arby’s Restaurant Group to its board of directors

J. C. Penney Company announces election of Paul Brown, CEO of Arby’s Restaurant Group to its board of directors   PLANO, Texas, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today (Sept. 21, 2016)  announced the election of Paul Brown, chief executive officer of Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc., to its board […]

Rite Aid Corporation announces operating results for its second fiscal quarter ended August 27, 2016

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the second quarter, the company reported revenues of $8.0 billion, net income of $14.8 million, or $0.01 per diluted share, Adjusted net income of $35.5 million, or $0.03 per diluted share and Adjusted EBITDA of $312.7 million, or 3.9 percent of revenues. “In the second quarter, […]

Sequential Brands Group to webcast its investor day on September 27

NEW YORK, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) today (Sept. 22, 2016) announced plans to webcast its investor day on Tuesday, September 27. The live webcast of the presentation will begin at 9:00 am ET and will be available on the Company’s investor relations website: http://ir.sequentialbrandsgroup.com. About Sequential Brands Group, Inc. Sequential Brands […]

PREIT to release its financial results for the quarter ending September 30, 2016 on November 2, 2016

PHILADELPHIA, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT/NYSE: PEI) intends to release its financial results for the quarter ending September 30, 2016 after market trading closes on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. Management has scheduled a conference call for 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, November 3, 2016, to review the […]

Auchan Retail France opens its second “Cœur de nature” store in Paris

Croix Cedex, France, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Auchan Retail France opened, on September 23, in the very heart of Paris, its second “Cœur de nature” store, specialized in 100% organic consumption. A modern and welcoming store for everyday’s shopping, giving the customers the unique opportunity to make its shopping in an easy, quick, healthy […]

SM Supermalls wins Brand of the Year Award, National Tier 2016-2017 at the World Branding Awards ceremonies in London

SM Supermalls wins Brand of the Year Award, National Tier 2016-2017 at the World Branding Awards ceremonies in London   Pasay City, Philippines, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Another Filipino brand has made it to the global stage. This year, SM Supermalls was given the prestigious Brand of the Year Award under the National Tier […]

Chick-fil-A, Inc. to provide even greater educational assistance to team members through Remarkable Futures starting in 2017

ATLANTA, Ga., 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — It all started in 1973. Based on Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy’s desire to see team members achieve their fullest potential, Chick-fil-A, Inc. began awarding college scholarships to encourage the pursuit of higher education. Through the years, Chick-fil-A, Inc. has awarded approximately $36 million to more than 36,000 […]

Chick-fil-A® offers team members up to $25,000 in scholarships, discounts and educational benefits in colleges and universities nationwide

ATLANTA, Ga., 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chick-fil-A® announced today (September 19, 2016) it is expanding and updating the company’s scholarship initiative to offer Team Members maximum flexibility and support in their pursuit of higher education. The changes will more than double the company’s investment in Team Member scholarships – offering $4.9 million in scholarships in […]

Chick-fil-A® doubles its investment in Team Member scholarships — offering $4.9 million in 2017 alone

ATLANTA, Ga., 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chick-fil-A® announces today (September 19, 2016) a new initiative that will more than double the company’s investment in Team Members’ college educations – providing $4.9 Million in scholarships in 2017 alone, as well as access to tuition discounts and other benefits at more than 70 colleges and […]

PetSmart launches new pet collection of fall apparel, Halloween costumes, toys, treats and accessories

PHOENIX, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — With fall making its official debut today (Sept. 22, 2016), PetSmart is celebrating the crisper weather and onset of spooky fun with a new collection of fall apparel, Halloween costumes, toys, treats and accessories. A fresh collection of trendy new slogan tees, with statements like the The Snuggle is […]

vPetSmart®, PetSmart Charities® distributed truckloads of food to animal welfare organizations and pet food banks across North America

PHOENIX, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Throughout the summer, PetSmart’s philanthropic pet food brands including DOG for DOG® delivered more than a million meals of dog food to pets in need through PetSmart Charities®. Truckloads of food were distributed to more than 20 animal welfare organizations and pet food banks in the United States and […]

PetSmart announces 25,522 pets found their forever homes last week during PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend

PHOENIX, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — A total of 25,522 pets found their forever homes last week during the PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend event held at more than 1,470 PetSmart stores across North America – setting a new event record with the most pets adopted at these national events since they were initiated by […]

Co-operative Group Limited announces interim results for the 26 weeks ended 2 July 2016

MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Interim results for Co-operative Group Limited for the 26 weeks ended 2 July 2016 Planned reduction in profit following continued Rebuild investment, colleague pay increases and price cuts; debt held steady at £0.7bn Food business continues to deliver with success of own brand-led convenience strategy Strong growth […]

Co-op launches membership scheme

  MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 5m Co-op customers will today start to receive their new membership cards and enjoy enhanced benefits as the Group revealed that early trials of these benefits have led to significant increases in transactions, turnover and the frequency of visits, along with a substantial jump in […]

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. to hold its 2016 Analyst Day on October 5, 2016

ATLANTA, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLKI), the franchisor and operator of Popeyes® restaurants, today (September 22, 2016) reported that it will hold its 2016 Analyst Day at its headquarters in Atlanta on October 5, 2016. The event is scheduled to start at 10:00 a.m. (ET) and will conclude at approximately […]

Co-op Cycles: REI unveils new brand of bikes built from ground-up inspired by its most passionate member cyclists

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — REI, the nation’s largest outdoor co-op, today announced a rebuilt strategy for its bike brand built around riders who enjoy trail, mixed surface and longer touring adventures. The co-op unveiled Co-op Cycles, a new brand of bikes built from the ground-up with input from the co-op’s most passionate member […]

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. announces financial results for 2Q FY2016 ended August 27, 2016

UNION, N.J., 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) today (Sept. 21, 2016) reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2016 ended August 27, 2016. Second Quarter Results For the second quarter of fiscal 2016, the Company reported net earnings of $1.11 per diluted share ($167.3 million) compared […]

Enjoy any medium-sized cup of Dunkin’ Donuts’ signature hot coffee for 66 cents on National Coffee Day

Enjoy any medium-sized cup of Dunkin’ Donuts’ signature hot coffee for 66 cents on National Coffee Day   CANTON, MA, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — National Coffee Day is Thursday, September 29, and Dunkin’ Donuts will hail the holiday by raising a cup to its loyal guests with a coffee offer in celebration of the […]

Accenture to acquire leading global strategy consulting firm focused on the retail industry, Kurt Salmon

NEW YORK, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Kurt Salmon, a leading global strategy consulting firm focused on the retail industry and a subsidiary of Management Consulting Group. The acquisition will expand Accenture Strategy’s capabilities in delivering end-to-end strategy consulting services to top retailers and private […]

MAPIC 2016 to unveil new retailer brands whose concepts are riding the current retail trends

Paris, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — MAPIC 2016 will unveil a selection of new retailer brands whose concepts are riding the current retail trends. In ready-to-wear, food & beverage and retailtainment, the watchwords today (September 21, 2016) are personalizing, sharing and buying experience. Browse the retailer catalogue and discover a selection of these retailers attending […]