Whole Foods Market opens new store in Eugene, Oregon

EUGENE, Ore., 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market will open its doors in Eugene, Oregon on Wednesday, Sept. 28. The 36,750-square-foot store, located in downtown Eugene, is the first Whole Foods Market in Lane County and the ninth location in Oregon. The store will host a bread-breaking ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Eugene Mayor […]

Rite Aid announces availability of naloxone at more than 440 pharmacies in Kentucky, Ohio, Oregon and Vermont without prescription

Camp Hill, Pa., 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid announced today (Sept. 27, 2016) that naloxone, a medication that can be used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, is now available at more than 440 pharmacies in Kentucky, Ohio, Oregon and Vermont without a prescription, subject to state regulations. Previously, naloxone, which can […]

Sequential Brands Group top bring Martha Stewart Living brand of home products to Korea

NEW YORK, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) (“Sequential” or the “Company”) announced today (Sept. 27, 2016) that it has entered into a long-term agreement with Fang Brothers Group’s FB Living to bring the Martha Stewart Living brand of home products to Korea. The first line of Martha Stewart Living bedding, […]

Wincor Nixdorf approves change of company name and domination and profit and loss transfer agreement with Diebold

Paderborn, Germany, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — At the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) held in Paderborn on September 26, 2016, the shareholders of Wincor Nixdorf AG approved, with the requisite majorities, the conclusion of a domination and profit and loss transfer agreement with Diebold Holding Germany Inc. & Co. KG, the change of the company […]

Auchan and Boulanger partner for negotiation of purchases of white, brown and grey household electrical goods

Croix Cedex, France, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The companies have entered into a partnership for the negotiation of purchases of white, brown and grey household electrical goods manufactured by national and international brands aimed at the French market. This involves Auchan Retail granting Boulanger the mandate to negotiate on its behalf, beginning as of […]

Best Buy’s Mountain View store adds dedicated space to showcase latest technology from entrepreneurs and startups

Minneapolis, MN, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Silicon Valley is the heart of tech innovation, so it’s only fitting Best Buy would go there to open a new, one-of-a-kind store experience that showcases the latest technology from some of the world’s most inventive entrepreneurs and startups in consumer electronics. We’ve added dedicated space inside our […]

Best Buy launches new program that highlights the newest tech from startup companies, Best Buy Ignite

Minneapolis, MN, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — You come to Best Buy to see and try the latest and greatest technology, from 4K TVs to virtual reality. But we know there are also a lot of really cool, innovative products out there that aren’t yet on our shelves. That’s why we’re launching Best Buy Ignite, […]

Harris Teeter to welcome shoppers to its Carolina Colours Towne Centre store on October 12, 2016

Matthews, N.C., 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is proud to welcome shoppers to its Carolina Colours Towne Centre location on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 8 a.m. as the company celebrates its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and weeklong, in-store sampling. This is the Company’s second location in New Bern, […]

New reports reveal ecological sustainability and socioeconomic benefits of wild harvesting and farming of pythons

London, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Three new reports published today (26 September 2016) by the Python Conservation Partnership (PCP), a partnership between Kering, the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the Boa and Python Specialist Group of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), reveal that the wild harvesting and farming of pythons is […]

The Paris city awarded the Jardin d’Acclimatation concession to partnership between LVMH group and Compagnie des Alpes

The Paris city awarded the Jardin d’Acclimatation concession to partnership between LVMH group and Compagnie des Alpes   Paris, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Paris city council awarded on September 26th, by a large majority, the Jardin d’Acclimatation concession to an 8020 partnership between the LVMH group, which has been managing it since 1984, […]

NCR launches its cloud-based Developer Portal to enable financial institutions customize their own digital banking applications

DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (September 26, 2016) announced the launch of its cloud-based Developer Portal, enabling financial institutions to build their own innovative digital banking applications to better meet the unique financial management needs of their customers. The portal provides self-service access […]

Lindex to support the fight against breast cancer with the launch of Pink Collection

Lindex to support the fight against breast cancer with the launch of Pink Collection   Sweden, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — To support the fight against breast cancer, Lindex is launching its own design collection in October with 10 % of the price being donated to cancer research. Lindex has a great reputation for collaborating […]

Staples announces the appointment of Shira Goodman as its President and CEO

FRAMINGHAM, Mass, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today (Sep. 26, 2016) announced the appointment of Shira Goodman as its President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of its Board of Directors, effective immediately. “After a comprehensive search process that included the evaluation of several qualified candidates for the position […]

ICIC and Staples presented Caduceus a healthcare staffing and consulting firm with Business Growth Award

ATLANTA, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and FORTUNE announced September 14 that Atlanta based Caduceus, a healthcare staffing and consulting firm, topped the 2016 Inner City 100 list of the fastest-growing inner city businesses in the U.S. Caduceus was recognized by longtime ICIC partner Staples, Inc. for […]

Pick n Pay marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Power of Pink campaign to support Reach for Recovery Ditto project

New Jersey, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Because the scary thing is that it’s not over, even when it’s over. What do you do when you’ve survived a life-or-death situation, have ended up minus one or even two breasts and have no financial means to afford breast prosthesis let alone breast reconstruction? Plus you’re experiencing […]

Bartell Drugs to host Fall Beauty Event with celebrity make-up artist Lindsay Ebbin from BeYu, October 2-8

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs is celebrating the beauty of fall during its Fall Beauty Event, October 2 through October 8 at participating Bartell’s locations in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. Making a special guest appearance, Lindsay Ebbin from BeYu, will host makeup tutorials and demos at two Bartell Drugs store […]

Overstock.com to provide furniture and home décor for craftsman-style home for the HGTV Urban Oasis Giveaway 2016

Overstock.com to provide furniture and home décor for craftsman-style home for the HGTV Urban Oasis Giveaway 2016   SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) is sponsoring HGTV Urban Oasis®for the second consecutive year, providing furniture and home décor for the craftsman-style home located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. “The HGTV […]

Carrefour Belgium introduces more environmentally-friendly fridges that incorporates propylene gas

Belgium, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Belgium is using the extension of its convenience store network to introduce a brand-new type of high-performance environmentally-friendly technology. This is a first for retail in Belgium, and a world first for the Carrefour Group. With the opening of the Laeken Express in Brussels, Carrefour Belgium is […]

Sainsbury’s trials on-demand, one hour, grocery delivery service via its IOS Chop Chop App

Sainsbury’s trials on-demand, one hour, grocery delivery service via its IOS Chop Chop App   London, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 130 years since Sainsbury’s first offered a home delivery service by bicycle, the retailer is preparing to trial the service again with hundreds of thousands of customers living in Central London, via […]

Berluti launches first capsule collection for women

Berluti launches first capsule collection for women   Paris, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Berluti has unveiled a capsule collection dedicated for the first time to women. Available exclusively at Le Bon Marché through October 8 and then in Berluti’s Paris stores from October 10, the range features five ready-to-wear shoe styles set to become […]

EROSKI ha donado más de 1.240 toneladas de alimentos en lo que va de año gracias a su programa “Desperdicio Cero”

EROSKI ha donado más de 1.240 toneladas de alimentos en lo que va de año gracias a su programa “Desperdicio Cero”   ELORRIO,España, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI ha entregado más de 1.240 toneladas de alimentos a entidades socialmente responsables en lo que va de año gracias al programa “Desperdicio Cero” de donaciones solidarias. […]

SONIC® Drive-In to donate $1 million to public school teachers’ classrooms for its eighth Limeades for Learning charitable voting campaign

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Sep 26, 2016), SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, embarks on its eighth Limeades for Learning charitable voting campaign, putting guests in the driver’s seat to allocate $1 million to public school teachers’ classrooms across the nation. In partnership with DonorsChoose.org, this […]

IKEA U.S. to sell only cage-free eggs in all its U.S. restaurants

Conshohocken, PA, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA U.S. announced that as part of its commitment to sustainable food offerings, it will only be selling cage-free eggs* in all its IKEA U.S. restaurants. This supply chain improvement also supports the well-priced food offerings at all IKEA restaurants. “At IKEA, we want to improve our […]

Shop.org announces new and enhanced programs at this year’s Retail’s Digital Summit

WASHINGTON, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (September 26, 2016) Shop.org announced new and enhanced special programs at this year’s Retail’s Digital Summit, to be held Monday, Sept. 26, through Wednesday, Sept. 28, in Dallas. More than 5,000 professionals will discover new ideas, get actionable takeaways and build strong relationships with the brightest and […]

NRF’s 2016 Halloween Consumer Top Costumes Survey: More children will be dressed as their favorite superhero

WASHINGTON, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — More children this year than ever before will be celebrating Halloween dressed as their favorite superhero, as princess costumes fall to the number two spot after an 11-year reign, according to NRF’s 2016 Halloween Consumer Top Costumes Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. Spending on Halloween costumes […]

Forever 21 debuts its Fall 2016 campaign and collection featuring Lucas Satherley and Peyton Knight

Los Angeles, California, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forever 21, one of the most recognized and largest independent fashion retailers in the world, debuts its Fall 2016 campaign and collection globally featuring rising models Lucas Satherley and Peyton Knight. The campaign sets the tone for the fall season, tracing Lucas Satherley and Peyton Knight […]

Kimco Realty Corp. launches its fourth annual REIToon Cartoon Caption Contest

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) today ( 9/26/2016) launched its fourth annual REIToon Cartoon Caption Contest. The contest challenges retail and real estate professionals to think up witty captions to complete two new cartoons from REIToons, Kimco’s popular blog series. Kimco will publish the cartoons and winning […]

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts launches new Halloween doughnuts and beverages available now through Oct. 3

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts launches new Halloween doughnuts and beverages available now through Oct. 3   WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sometimes the scariest monster is a hungry you! Krispy Kreme Doughnuts announced today (September 26, 2016) new Halloween doughnuts and beverages available in participating shops in the U.S. and Canada. The Zombie Doughnuts, […]

Whole Foods Market announces the appointment of Angela Lorenzen as Regional President, Pacific Northwest region

BELLVUE, Wash., 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is pleased to announce that Angela Lorenzen has been named Regional President of the company’s Pacific Northwest region. Lorenzen will oversee 22 stores in British Columbia, Washington and Oregon, including two stores opening in Eugene, Ore. and Victoria, B.C. in September and November, respectively. “I’m thrilled to […]

Whole Foods Market to bring four exciting food venues to its new Rodin Square store, set to open on Oct.14, 2016

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is pleased to announce partnerships with four Philadelphia chef restaurateurs who will be bringing their culinary talents to the new Rodin Square store, set to open on Friday, Oct.14, 2016. These in-store venues, inside Philadelphia’s largest and most innovative Whole Foods Market, will offer customers […]