Shopping centre Iso Omena to build the largest solar power plant realised in a Finnish retail property

Shopping centre Iso Omena to build the largest solar power plant realised in a Finnish retail property   Helsinki,  Finland, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopping centre Iso Omena plans to build a large solar power system. When complete, this will be the largest solar power plant realised in a Finnish retail property. To be […]

Back to Nature Foods recalls Chocolate Delight Granola and Chocolate Chunk Cookies due to undeclared Milk

St. Louis, MO, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Back to Nature Foods LLC of Naples, FL, is voluntarily recalling the products below because they contain chocolate purchased from a third-party supplier which was found to contain milk not listed as an ingredient on the label. Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk […]

Kohl’s partners with wellness ambassadors to inspire families to move towards a healthy lifestyle

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) announced today a new partnership with six healthy-living ambassadors to energize families through motivating wellness experiences and personalized content. The company is also making it even easier to find the right active solutions for everyone in the family by enhancing its portfolio of […]

Wakefern Food Corp. announces 4.2% retail sales increase for the 52-week ending Oct. 1, 2016 vs. the prior year

Keasbey, NJ., 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wakefern Food Corp. Chairman and CEO Joseph S. Colalillo and President and COO Joe Sheridan addressed Wakefern shareholders, store management and staff at the company’s annual shareholder meeting today (Oct. 27, 2016) in East Brunswick, New Jersey. The company reported record retail sales of $16 billion for the […]

Sheetz opens its 10th E85 and E15 Biofuel station in Virginia

ALTOONA, Pa., 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers, celebrated the impact of the USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) Biofuel Infrastructure Project Grant with the opening of its 10th E85 and E15 Biofuel station in Virginia on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Through the Biofuel Infrastructure Partnership, which […]

Office Depot announces early Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals instore and online starting Oct. 30

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, is giving customers a jump start on the holiday season by offering early Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals – at officedepot.com and in its retail […]

eBay completes acquisition of visual search technologies pioneer Corrigon Ltd.

eBay completes acquisition of visual search technologies pioneer Corrigon Ltd.   San Jose, California, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — UPDATE: eBay has completed the acquisition of Corrigon Ltd., a pioneer of visual search technologies.  Corrigon’s image recognition technology will enhance the eBay shopping experience.  The Corrigon team has joined eBay’s structured data organization and will be […]

Cabela’s expands its presence in Texas with the opening of its new store in El Paso

SIDNEY, Neb., 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE:CAB), the World’s Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, announced today (Oct. 27, 2016) it will expand its presence in Texas by bringing the company’s unique retail experience and new store design to El Paso. The store will join the new West Towne […]

Al Meera Consumer Goods Company opens new shopping center in Bu Sidra

Al Meera Consumer Goods Company opens new shopping center in Bu Sidra   QATAR, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of the ambitious expansion strategy being adopted to reach all regions of the country and provide its exceptional services to the various segments of society, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (QSC) has opened its […]

BlueStar Europe becomes two-tier distributor for NCR’s retail solutions

Duluth, Ga. / London, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (October 27, 2016 ) announces that BlueStar Europe has joined its roster of distribution providers as a two-tier distributor for NCR’s retail solutions. BlueStar works exclusively with value-added resellers (VARs), providing them with complete solutions, […]

Dunkin’ Donuts launches industry first mobile gifting and payment through Messages in iOS 10

CANTON, MA, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts is making it easier than ever for people to make someone’s day and help others keep on running with the brand’s coffees, beverages, baked goods and more. Today (October 27, 2016) Dunkin’ Donuts becomes the first national coffee chain to enable gifting and payment within Messages in […]

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. to close its Hamden Bon-Ton store in Connecticut on January 2017

MILWAUKEE, Wis., 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT), today (October 27, 2016) announced it will close its Bon-Ton store at the Hamden Mart in Hamden, Connecticut. The Company will not renew the lease, which terminates January 31, 2017. The closing will impact approximately 61 associates at this location.  The store will […]

Rakuten opens its online store on 11STREET, one of South Korea’s leading online marketplaces

Tokyo, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc., operator of Japan’s largest online shopping mall Rakuten Ichiba, today announced the opening of a Rakuten online flagship store on 11STREET, one of South Korea’s leading online marketplaces. The newly launched store aims to provide South Korean consumers with high quality and popular merchandise from Japan. At […]

GameStop unveiled the hottest gifts for this holiday season

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, is ensuring the holidays will be filled with the latest technologies, consoles, games and collectibles for everyone on your shopping list. At last month’s GameStop EXPO in Anaheim, CA, the retailer […]

ASOS Plc. to hold its Annual General Meeting on 1 December 2016

London, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — ASOS Plc is pleased to confirm that its Annual General Meeting will be held at 12.00 pm on 1 December 2016 at the Company’s registered office at Greater London House, Hampstead Road, London, NW1 7FB. The Annual Report & Accounts for the year ended 31 August 2016, the Notice […]

NORGESGRUPPEN KÅRET TIL EN AV NORGES MEST ATTRAKTIVE ARBEIDSGIVERE

NORGESGRUPPEN KÅRET TIL EN AV NORGES MEST ATTRAKTIVE ARBEIDSGIVERE   NorgesGruppen er rangert høyest blant varehandelsbedriftene av yrkesaktive økonomer i Universums årlige karriereundersøkelse. I konkurranse med alle selskaper havner NorgesGruppen på 10. plass blant økonomene. Norway, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mer enn 11.000 yrkesaktive har sagt sin mening i Universums undersøkelse, og HR-direktør […]

Kering and Parsons School of Design launch new design course to measure environmental impact of students’ creations

London, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering and The New School’s Parsons School of Design announced a new collaboration under their long-standing partnership today (27 October 2016), with the launch of a new design curriculum which will leverage the pioneering KERING x PARSONS: EP&L programme pilot and the My EP&L App to measure and better […]

Apranga Group announces financial results for the nine months of 2016

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The unaudited consolidated profit before income tax of Apranga Group amounted to EUR 4.9 million in Q3 2016, comparing to EUR 4.4 million in Q3 2015, the increase of 12.4%.The consolidated profit before income tax amounted to EUR 9.5 million in the nine months of 2016, while the […]

Garmin’s portfolio of integrated flight deck upgrades now includes G5000 modernization program for Citation Excel and Citation XLS

Garmin’s portfolio of integrated flight deck upgrades now includes G5000 modernization program for Citation Excel and Citation XLS   OLATHE, Kan, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today (October 25, 2016) announced it will expand its portfolio of integrated flight deck upgrades to now include a […]

CommerceHub to present at the Liberty Interactive annual Investor Meeting being on November 10, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y., 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — CommerceHub, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUBA) (NASDAQ:CHUBK) (“CommerceHub” or the “Company”), a leading distributed commerce network for retailers and brands, today (Oct. 27, 2016) announced that its Founder, President and CEO, Frank Poore, will present at the Liberty Interactive Corporation (“Liberty Interactive”) annual Investor Meeting being held on Thursday, November 10, […]

Delaware North announces the promotion of Jim Houser to group president for three business lines

Delaware North announces the promotion of Jim Houser to group president for three business lines   BUFFALO, N.Y., 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delaware North, one of the largest privately-held hospitality and food service companies in the world, has promoted Jim Houser to group president for Delaware North Sportservice, Delaware North’s parks and resorts business, […]

Smart & Final Stores to report its 3Q FY 2016 financial results on Wednesday, November 16, 2016

COMMERCE, Calif., 2016-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SFS), the value-oriented food and everyday staples retailer, today (Oct. 28, 2016) announced that it will report its financial results for the third quarter ended October 9, 2016, on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, after the close of market. David Hirz, President and […]

Sears announces return of its Heroes at Home program in support of veterans and military families

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its long-standing commitment to supporting veterans and military families, Sears is bringing back its Heroes at Home program for the holiday season to immediately assist low-income veterans who are in urgent need of wheelchair accessibility ramps at their homes. Starting Oct. 30 through Nov. […]

CVS Health Corporation to hold 3Q financial results conference call on Tuesday, November 8, 2016

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) will be holding a conference call on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. (ET) with analysts and investors to discuss its third quarter financial results. An audio webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion of the […]

Wechsel in der Coop-Geschäftsleitung

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2016-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Der Verwaltungsrat der Coop-Gruppe hat Daniel Hintermann zum neuen Leiter der Direktion Logistik sowie Christian Coppey zum neuen Leiter der Direktion Immobilien gewählt. Beide werden damit Einsitz in die Coop-Geschäftsleitung nehmen und treten ihr Amt per 1. Mai 2017 an. Daniel Hintermann tritt die Nachfolge von Leo Ebneter […]

Coop-Tochter Railcare gewinnt Strom neu über die Radachsen der Güterwagen

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2016-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Railcare AG, ein Tochterunternehmen von Coop, hat eine völlig neue Energiegewinnungs- und Energiespeicherungsmethode für den Gütertransport via Bahn erfunden. Diese Weltneuheit ist besonders nachhaltig und ermöglicht, Lebensmittel sowie andere Güter beim Bahntransport mit kinetischer Energie anstatt mit Treibstoff zu kühlen oder zu temperieren. Die Energie entsteht direkt […]

Coop erhöht die gesamte Lohnsumme für individuelle Lohnerhöhungen um 0,5 %

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2016-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Coop und die Gewerkschaften sind sich über die Lohnrunde 2017 einig. Die Schweizer Detailhändlerin Coop stellt für die Lohnrunde 2017 insgesamt 0,5 % der Lohnsumme für individuelle Lohnerhöhungen zur Verfügung. Trotz des nach wie vor anspruchsvollen wirtschaftlichen Umfelds und einer Minusteuerung möchte sich Coop damit bei ihren […]

MIGROS LANCIERT DIE ERSTEN SCHWEIZER EMOJIS FÜR IMESSAGES

MIGROS LANCIERT DIE ERSTEN SCHWEIZER EMOJIS FÜR IMESSAGES   Gossau, Switzerland, 2016-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ab sofort können iPhone-User iMessages mit den originellen Migrojis schreiben. Das Migrojis Sticker-Set besteht aus 17 kultigen Migros-Produkten und 14 Schweizer Wahrzeichen. Zur Lancierung startet die Migros auf Migipedia ein Crowdsourcing, das weitere fünf Migrojis ermitteln soll. Die Gewinner-Ideen […]

Nordstrom to hold 3Q FY2016 financial results conference call on Thursday, November 10, 2016

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) announced today (Oct. 27, 2016) that it will report its third quarter 2016 financial results after the close of the financial markets on Thursday, November 10, 2016. The announcement will be followed by a conference call at 4:45 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, in which senior management […]

Carrefour hypermarket in Le Mons voted wins 2016 “Prix Mercure” award

Belgium, 2016-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The “Prix Mercure” is the most coveted award in Belgium’s retail sector. It is presented by Comeos, an organisation set up to represent retail and services in Belgium, and is awarded to the best store every year. Carrefour decided to enter its “Les Grands Prés” hypermarket in Le Mons […]