New Zealand: New World, Starship Foundation and renowned landscape gardener Xanthe White create petunia garden at the national children’s hospital

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, the New World team, under the close supervision of Xanthe White, got their gardening gloves on and worked with the team at Starship to bring a petunia garden to life at the national children’s hospital.  Designed by top New Zealand landscape gardener, Xanthe White and […]

Philippines: SM Investments Corporation announces that PhilRatings assigned a PRS Aaa rating to its proposed bond issue

Pasay City, Philippines, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments Corporation announced that the Philippine Rating Services Corporation (PhilRatings) assigned a rating of PRS Aaa to SMIC’s proposed bond issue of P15.0 Billion, with an over subscription option of P5.0 Billion, for a maximum aggregate amount of P20.0 Billion. The bonds are part of the […]

Kum & Go announces E-15 fuel for $1.15 per gallon at four Sioux Falls-area locations on September 28

Sioux Falls, SD, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Kum & Go will offer E-15 fuel for $1.15 per gallon at four Sioux Falls-area Kum & Go locations from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28, including the following locations: Store 620 – 412 N Sycamore Ave Store 625 – 7100 W 41st […]

Levi Strauss & Co. teams up with Scholastic and Project WET Foundation to teach students become water ambassadors

SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (September 27, 2016)  Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) announced it is partnering with Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, and the Project WET Foundation to provide water impact education to an estimated 1.5 million elementary school children across the U.S. Scholastic adapted an educational […]

Lenta announces the opening of its fourth hypermarket in Volgograd, Russia

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its fourth hypermarket in Volgograd. The new store is a Lenta compact format hypermarket located at 1 Universitetskiy av., Volgograd. The store has a total area of 9,221sq.m, […]

FMI SafeMark® Quick Reference: Food Safety for Food Handlers Certificate Program earns ANSI Accredited Program Certificate Issuer

ARLINGTON, VA, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) earned status as an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Program Certificate Issuer for its SafeMark® Quick Reference:  Food Safety for Food Handlers Certificate Program. FMI offers SafeMark as a unique, retail-specific, food safety training program for the food retail industry and it is […]

Canadian ShopperSpective: Kantar Retail launches insights solution to provide perspective into shopper behavior and preferences

Toronto, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kantar Retail, the global Retail and Shopper Specialists, in partnership with Kantar TNS, has introduced Canadian ShopperSpective, an insights solution created to provide perspective into shopper behavior and preferences in the Canadian retail market. The platform will enable retailers and suppliers to better navigate a rapidly changing Canadian retail environment […]

Wayfair Registry: the first wedding registry to offer endless options for every room of the house

BOSTON, Mass., 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wayfair, (NYSE: W), one of the world’s largest online destinations for home furnishings and décor, today (September 27, 2016) unveiled Wayfair Registry, the first wedding registry to offer endless options for every room of the house across all styles and price points. Wayfair Registry makes it easier than […]

Pets at Home Group announces the appointment of Mike Iddon as CFO

LONDON, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pets at Home Group Plc, the UK’s leading specialist retailer of pet food, accessories and services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Iddon as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective from 17th October 2016.  On joining the Group Mike will become an Executive Director of the […]

Diebold Nixdorf launches crowdstorming program to help create new consumer services for financial institutions

NORTH CANTON, Ohio and PADERBORN, Germany, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf has launched an innovative crowd storming program to help create radically new consumer services for financial institutions that want to shift the paradigm in an increasingly digital environment and reshape how they might interact with customers 10 years from now and […]

Dunkin’ Donuts introduces new OREO® flavored Hot Chocolate

Dunkin’ Donuts introduces new OREO® flavored Hot Chocolate   CANTON, MA, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — With October around the corner and thoughts turning to cooler, crisper days in many parts of the country, Dunkin’ Donuts has introduced a new hot chocolate flavor for fall sure to help sweeten the season. Beginning today and continuing […]

NCR installs its 100,000th ATM at State Bank of India’s branch at Nariman Point in Mumbai

MUMBAI, India, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (September 27, 2016 ) announced that it is now the first financial technology company to achieve the milestone of installing 100,000 ATM machines in India. The 100,000th NCR ATM is located at State Bank of India’s (SBI) […]

Tyson Foods Inc. recalls fully cooked chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with hard plastic

WASHINGTON, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tyson Foods Inc., a Sedalia, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 132,520 pounds of fully cooked chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with hard plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Sept. 27, 2016). The fully cooked Panko Chicken Nuggets items […]

Caviness Beef Packers recalls boneless beef trim products that may be contaminated with E. coli O103

Caviness Beef Packers recalls boneless beef trim products that may be contaminated withE. coli O103   WASHINGTON, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Caviness Beef Packers, a Hereford, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 2,100 pounds of boneless beef trim products that may be contaminated withE. coli O103, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and […]

ICA Gruppen appoints nomination committee for the 2017 Annual General Meeting

Solna, Sweden, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — ICA Gruppen’s nomination committee for the 2017 Annual General Meeting has been appointed. The Nomination Committee’s members are Claes Ottosson and Anna-Karin Liljeholm, both representing ICA-handlarnas Förbund, Annika Lundius, representing Industrivärden, and Hans Ek, representing SEB Investment Management. ICA-handlarnas Förbund is the largest owner of ICA Gruppen, […]

Van Heusen launches men’s dress shirt designed with adaptive technology that eliminates traditional buttons

Van Heusen launches men’s dress shirt designed with adaptive technology that eliminates traditional buttons   NEW YORK, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. [NYSE:PVH], the owner of the Van Heusen brand, today (Sep. 27, 2016) announced the launch of the Van Heusen men’s dress shirt designed with MagnaClickTMadaptive technology from MagnaReady LLC that eliminates traditional […]

SPAR Spain Partner Lider Aliment opens four new SPAR stores in Huelva, Badajoz and Cadiz

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lider Aliment, the SPAR Spain Partner for the provinces of Seville, Badajoz, Cordoba, Caceres and Huelva, has opened four new SPAR stores in the space of just three months. All four stores, which together total more than 1,400m2 of retail selling space, are internationally renowned for […]

Sheetz launches new Cold Brew coffee offerings on National Coffee Day, September 29, 2016

ALTOONA, Pa., 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers, is proud to announce the launch of its Cold Brew coffee offerings, available in all stores on National Coffee Day, September 29, 2016. The launch marks a major advancement in the convenience store industry’s coffee portfolio, allowing Sheetz […]

Stater Bros. Charities and Inland Women Fighting Cancer to host 9th Annual Believe Walk on Sunday, October 2, 2016

Stater Bros. Charities and Inland Women Fighting Cancer to host 9th Annual Believe Walk on Sunday, October 2, 2016   San Bernardino, California, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — WHAT:           The 9th Annual Believe Walk will take place on Sunday, October 2, 2016 in historic downtown Redlands, rain or shine. Participants will walk along […]

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its restaurant in Valley Stream, New York

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today (Sept. 27, 2016) announced the opening of its restaurant in Valley Stream, New York.  The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, September 26, 2016, on a free standing pad at the Green Acres Mall.  The restaurant is approximately 7,300 square feet, seats approximately […]

Walgreens with NASP and ProCE announced an accredited, web-based continuing education center for specialty pharmacists

WASHINGTON D.C., 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — At the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) Annual Meeting & Expo in Washington D.C. today (Sept. 27, 2016), Walgreens, in collaboration with NASP and ProCE Inc., a continuing pharmacy and medical education company, announced an accredited, web-based continuing education (CE) center customized specifically for Walgreens specialty pharmacists. […]

Starbucks and Common Ground Foundation encourage voter registration and participation during National Voter Registration Day event

Starbucks and Common Ground Foundation encourage voter registration and participation during National Voter Registration Day event   Seattle, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — During a Turn Up the Vote party in Jamaica, Queens, New York, today (September 27) tens of thousands of Facebook Live viewers watched Starbucks chairman and CEO Howard Schultz and Grammy- and Academy […]

Tesco to launch the UK’s first ever range of mushrooms enriched with vitamin D

Tesco to launch the UK’s first ever range of mushrooms enriched with vitamin D   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brits will soon have an easy and delicious way to heed the advice of health experts and meet their recommended daily amount of vitamin D during the winter months. This week Tesco […]

Amazon Studios announces I Love Dick, Jean-Claude Van Johnson and The Tick to premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in 2017

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Studios today (Sep. 27, 2016) announced I Love Dick, Jean-Claude Van Johnson and The Tick have been greenlit to become Amazon Original Series. The new series will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in 2017 in the US, UK,Germany, Austria, and Japan for Amazon Prime members to watch […]

M&S to donate 10% of all women’s fitness clothing and sports bra sales to the charity Breast Cancer Now

M&S to donate 10% of all women’s fitness clothing and sports bra sales to the charity Breast Cancer Now   London, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — WOMEN who are regularly active are helping to protect themselves against breast cancer according to charity Breast Cancer Now, with 30 minutes of activity a day reducing the risk […]

Sonic Corp. announces preliminary results for its fourth fiscal quarter ended August 31, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today (Sep 27, 2016) announced preliminary results for its fourth fiscal quarter ended August 31, 2016. The company estimates that system-wide same-store sales for its fourth fiscal quarter decreased approximately 2.0%. Estimated same-store sales performance reflects a decrease […]

The NRF Foundation announces Jessica Landzberg as the top recipient of its 2016 Ray Greenly Scholarship

WASHINGTON, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The NRF Foundation announced today (September 27, 2016) that Jessica Landzberg, a senior at Washington University in St. Louis is the top recipient of its 2016 Ray Greenly Scholarship. Landzberg, the top finalist of five, was awarded the $25,000 scholarship at Shop.org’s Retail’s Digital Summit in Dallas. Landzberg […]

NRF welcomes House vote on six-month delay of Labor Department’s changes to federal overtime rules

WASHINGTON, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation welcomed the announcement today (September 27, 2016) that the House of Representatives would vote this week on a six-month delay of the Labor Department’s extreme changes to the federal overtime rules, which are currently scheduled to go into effect on December 1. NRF also said […]

Merenda 6000: Immochan Portugal opens new concept of food court in Alegro Castelo Branco shopping centre

Merenda 6000: Immochan Portugal opens new concept of food court in Alegro Castelo Branco shopping centre   Portugal, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new space, called Merenda 6000, has a unique style, where all the restaurants create a common and cosmopolitan area. This unique concept is the first in the region. Merenda 6000 […]

Dutch supplier of technical and industrial components INDI selects Intershop Commerce Suite for its new e-business

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — INDI, a Dutch supplier of technical and industrial components, has chosen Intershop Commerce Suite as the basis for its new e-business. INDI is a newly formed subsidiary of Kramp Groep BV, one of the largest and fastest growing technical wholesalers in Europe. With a strategy of selling […]