Bass Pro Shops to acquire Cabela’s for $5.5 billion

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. & SIDNEY, Neb., 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE:CAB), two iconic American outdoor companies with similar humble origins, and with a shared goal to better serve those who love the outdoors, today (Oct. 3, 2016) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Bass […]

Overstock.com to give away $5,000 worth of room makeover in its Design Your Dream Room 2016 Sweepstakes

SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) is giving away a room makeover valued at up to $5,000 as the grand prize in the Design Your Dream Room 2016 Sweepstakes. The sweepstakes, which features Overstock.com’s newly enhanced “Lists” feature, lets you shop for your dream room by adding products to a […]

Kroger launches its annual #SharingCourage campaign to support the fight against breast cancer

CINCINNATI, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (Oct. 3, 2016) launched its annual #SharingCourage campaign, lighting its headquarters building pink and encouraging customers to join in the fight against breast cancer by taking action online and in their communities. “No one should face breast cancer alone, so Kroger is proud […]

Macy’s celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month with powerful pink merchandise

Macy’s celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month with powerful pink merchandise   NEW YORK, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — This October, Macy’s is once again inviting customers to “think pink” and show their support in the fight against breast cancer through an inspirational and fashionable campaign that heightens awareness and turns the fundraising focus on a […]

001: Loewe launches its first fragrance under Jonathan Anderson

001: Loewe launches its first fragrance under Jonathan Anderson   Paris, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Loewe has launched 001, its first fragrance under Jonathan Anderson. Loewe’s creative director has imagined a scent in both “Woman” and “Man” versions, inspired by the idea of the morning after a first romantic encounter. Loewe’s first fragrance under […]

SONIC® Drive-In launches new Frozen Sweet Teas

SONIC® Drive-In launches new Frozen Sweet Teas OKLAHOMA CITY, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fall in love with Iced Tea all over again with new Frozen Sweet Teas at SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC), your Ultimate Iced Tea Stop. SONIC’s new lineup of Frozen Drinks will be joined by three delicious new flavors of Iced Tea, […]

H&M opens its very first store in New Zealand at Sylvia Park Shopping Centre

H&M opens its very first store in New Zealand at Sylvia Park Shopping Centre   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, October 1st 2016, more than 1,000 shoppers eagerly awaited the moment when H & M, Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) – one of the world’s largest fashion retailers – opened its […]

American Pharmacists Month: CVS Health celebrates its 30,000 pharmacists this October

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — In recognition of October’s American Pharmacists Month, CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) is celebrating the important role its nearly 30,000 pharmacists play in helping people on their path to better health. The company’s pharmacists are helping to change the way health care is delivered by increasing access, lowering costs and […]

BRC welcomes UK’s new National Cyber Security Centre

LONDON, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The UK’s new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) officially launches today (October 3, 2016) as a public-facing part of GCHQ, through which the government will deliver authoritative advice on tackling industry wide cyber-security issues. The British Retail Consortium (BRC) fully supports the creation of the National Cyber Security Centre […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill launches spicy new sausage chorizo in all U.S. restaurants

DENVER, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting tomorrow (Oct. 3, 2016), Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) will serve chorizo in all U.S. restaurants. The spicy new sausage was introduced in five markets in June. “The reaction to chorizo in the cities that have had it has been overwhelmingly positive, so we’re making it available in all […]

Darden Restaurants declares regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.56 per share

ORLANDO, Fla, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of$0.56 per share on the Company’s outstanding common stock.  The dividend is payable on November 1, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 10, 2016. About […]

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts to bring the sweet treat company to Iceland

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts to bring the sweet treat company to Iceland   WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. today (October 3, 2016) announced a development agreement with Hagar verslainr ehf. that will bring the sweet treat company to Iceland. The first of five Krispy Kreme shops will open in Reykjavik […]

Whole Foods Market stores announces that all 365 Everyday Value® eggs are verified Non-GMO

Whole Foods Market stores announces that all 365 Everyday Value® eggs are verified Non-GMO   AUSTIN, TX, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — As of October 1, all 365 Everyday Value® eggs sold in Whole Foods Market stores are from farms verified to only use Non-GMO feed. The eggs are either certified organic or Non-GMO Project […]

Shopify acquires Boltmade, Inc., a product design and development consultancy

Waterloo, Canada, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SH), the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, today (Oct 3, 2016) announced it has acquired privately held Boltmade, Inc., a product design and development consultancy based in Waterloo, Ontario. The acquisition of Boltmade will help accelerate the development of the Shopify […]

Teavana hot brewed tea launches in the Europe, Middle East and Africa

Teavana hot brewed tea launches in the Europe, Middle East and Africa a   Seattle, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Teavana hot brewed tea launch in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region today (October 3). Following the introduction of the popular Teavana Iced Teas this summer, customers will be able to explore 10 hot brewed teas, including […]

Twitch Prime: Amazon and Twitch launch new set of Amazon Prime benefits created for gamers

SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (September 30, 2016 ), Amazon and Twitch announced Twitch Prime, a new set of Amazon Prime benefits created for gamers. Prime members get exclusive discounts on pre-order and new release games, a rotating selection of free digital games and in-game loot, plus a premium experience on Twitch that […]

Amazon announces Original Special An American Girl Story—Melody 1963: Love Has to Win to premiere on October 21 on Prime Video

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Oct. 3, 2016) announced its first Amazon Original Special An American Girl Story—Melody 1963: Love Has to Win is scheduled to premiere on Friday, October 21 on Prime Video in the US and UK. The first of four original American Girl specials for Prime Video stars Marsai […]

Balsam Hill partners with Macy’s to debut “Deck The Halls” float in the 90th Anniversary Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®

NEW YORK, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the past decade, Redwood City-based Balsam Hill has been spreading Christmas cheer to families around the world with its highly-realistic artificial Christmas trees and holiday décor. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Balsam Hill is partnering with Macy’s (NYSE:M) to debut “Deck The Halls,” a wondrous float bringing […]

American Pharmacist Month: Vote for your favorite Rite Aid pharmacy team member

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — To celebrate American Pharmacist Month, Rite Aid is asking customers nationwide to recognize their favorite pharmacy team member through its thirteenth annual Vote for Your Favorite Pharmacy Team Member Contest. By submitting a nomination for their favorite Rite Aid pharmacy team member, customers have a chance to […]

Carrefour’s first hackathon: leveraging data to enhance the customer experience

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The idea behind it was to come up with new solutions for enhancing the customer experience and leverage data to predict new trends. The teams selected get to join an incubator for 10 weeks and are given the opportunity to transform their prototypes into tangible concepts. Data professionals […]

Utah: Macey’s and Lin’s installed DUMAC’s RORCv6 point-of-sale (POS) software system

Syracuse, NY, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macey’s and Lin’s, two of Utah’s premiere community grocery stores, recently installed DUMAC’s RORCv6 point-of-sale (POS) software system, which is specifically designed for the independent grocer. Both retailers, which are members of Associated Food Stores, have increased the efficiency and effectiveness of their business operations and customer engagement […]

7‑Eleven: FREE cup of coffee every day during Free Coffee Week, Oct. 3, through Oct. 9

7‑Eleven: FREE cup of coffee every day during Free Coffee Week, Oct. 3, through Oct. 9   DALLAS, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the 7-Election™ Presidential Coffee Cup Poll enters the homestretch, a great deal is brewing at 7‑Eleven® stores. Americans can enjoy a FREE cup of coffee every day during Free Coffee Week, Monday, […]

Weingarten Realty Investors 3Q2016 earnings will be released on Thursday, October 27, 2016

HOUSTON, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) announced today its third quarter 2016 earnings will be released after the market closes on Thursday, October 27, 2016. Senior Management will host a quarterly earnings conference call on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Central Time. Event:  Weingarten Realty’s Third Quarter 2016 Earnings […]

A.S. Watson Group won “Sustainable Business Award” for the second straight year

A.S. Watson Group won “Sustainable Business Award” for the second straight year   HONG KONG, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — A.S. Watson Group is being recognized once again, for our commitment and concerted efforts in forging a sustainable business development, by winning the “Sustainable Business Award” for the second straight year. The “Sustainable Business […]

A.S. Watson Group’s (ASW) philanthropy programme Project LOL recognized by the PR industry in Hong Kong

A.S. Watson Group’s (ASW) philanthropy programme Project LOL recognised by the PR industry in Hong Kong   HONG KONG, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — A.S. Watson Group’s (ASW) philanthropy programme Project LOL has been recognized in an important occasion of the PR industry in Hong Kong. Organised by the Marketing Magazine, the PR Awards […]

Commissary patrons and employees to support Feds Feed Families campaign

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Commissary patrons and employees again stepped up in a big way in the annual Feds Feed Families campaign, accounting for a third of DOD’s total donation in this year’s drive. “It all comes down to the great support we had from our customers and commissary personnel […]

DIE MIGROS KOMMT NACH HITTNAU

Gossau, Switzerland, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Migros Ostschweiz zieht als Mieterin in das Wohn- und Geschäftshaus Huswis an der Jakob Stutz-Strasse 75 ein. „Wir haben uns nach einem neuen Mieter für die grössere und einheitliche Fläche Post/Volg umgesehen und mit der Migros Ostschweiz eine passende Partnerin gefunden“, kommentieren die Eigentümer Yvonne und […]

Apranga Group announces 5.8% increase in retail turnover for September 2016 vs. same month last year

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The retail turnover (including VAT) of the Apranga Group amounted to EUR 19.1 million in September 2016, and has increased by 5.8% in comparison to September 2015. The retail turnover (including VAT) of Apranga Group totalled EUR 59.4 million in 3rd quarter 2016 or by 10.1% more than […]

Lenta announces the opening of its tenth and eleventh hypermarket in Moscow

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its tenth and eleventh hypermarkets in Moscow. The larger new store is a Lenta compact hypermarket format located at 111 A Borisovo, Serpukhov district. The store has a […]

NORGESGRUPPEN MED NY FAIRTRADE-AVTALE

Norway, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gjennom ny avtale sikrer man tett forbindelse mellom kunnskap om internasjonal rettferdig handel og norsk dagligvare. Samarbeidet skal fremme og øke tilgjengeligheten av Fairtrade-merkede varer, slik at norske forbrukere kan velge produkter som bidrar til bærekraftig utvikling. I NorgesGruppens strategi for etikk og miljø i verdikjeden er menneskerettigheter en […]