Alibaba’s Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund invests in three rising companies — Grana, NOSH, DayDayCook

Hong Kong, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund (the “Fund”), a not-for-profit initiative of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA), announced today (September 29, 2016) the investments in three rising companies based in the city. This is the second round of investments made into exciting early staged companies since the […]

Buffalo Boots GmbH and DEICHMANN group sign purchase agreement for the acquisition of Buffalo

Essen/Hochheim, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The founder of Buffalo Boots GmbH, Mick Conradi, and the DEICHMANN group signed a purchase agreement for the acquisition of Buffalo. It is still subject to approval by the antitrust authorities. The purchase price was not disclosed. The objective is to maintain the brand and the company as […]

Al Meera on final stages of preparations for five of its upcoming stores in Qatar

al-meera-on-final-stages-of-preparations-for-five-of-its-upcoming-stores-in-qatar   QATAR, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Putting the finishing touches on its current expansion phase in Qatar, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company QSC (Al Meera) has announced that it is in the final stages of preparations for five of the Company’s upcoming stores in the country. Al Meera plans to launch its five […]

USDA FSIS announces that Silver Springs Farms recalls ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7

USDA FSIS announces that Silver Springs Farms recalls ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7   WASHINGTON, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Silver Springs Farms, Inc., a Harleysville, Pa. establishment is recalling approximately 740 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department […]

Staples announces store hours On Black Friday and great Thanksgiving Day deals on

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) is helping customers make more happen this holiday season with great deals in stores, online and via mobile. On Thanksgiving Day, while Staples’ stores are closed, will feature amazing savings with online deals so customers can shop from the comfort of their home. On […]

ICA’s strengthens its sustainability work with the appointment of Kerstin Lindvall as Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer

Solna, Sweden, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — To further strengthen ICA’s sustainability work, Kerstin Lindvall has been named Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer and as a member of ICA Gruppen’s Management Team. In conjunction with this a sustainability committee is being formed in ICA Gruppen’s board to increase focus on CR issues. “Our ambition is […]

Bartell Drugs and Oberto partner to raise money to help kids in Seattle Children’s hospital

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nine-year-old Aiyana Lucas has heart. In fact, she’s had three hearts. Aiyana was born with a severe heart defect which necessitated a heart transplant when she was only 6 months old. At age 8, congestive heart failure necessitated another transplant which was unsuccessful and so another transplant quickly followed. […]

Bartell Drugs honored its vendors, product suppliers and partners at its 27th annual Vendor Breakfast

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs welcomed more than 150 guests at its annual Vendor Breakfast, the 27th such event it has hosted to thank the vendor and supplier community for their business and support. The event was held at the Ballard Bay Club on September 29 and featured owners, CEOs, presidents, […]

Coop baut Angebot für Flexitarier und Veganer weiter aus

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nur 2 Prozent der Schweizer Bevölkerung sind Vegetarier – rund 40 Prozent sind Flexitarier und geniessen regelmässig vegetarische Gerichte. Coop nimmt diese Kundenbedürfnisse ernst und baut ihr vegetarisches Angebot kontinuierlich aus. Die Basler Detailhändlerin bietet heute über 500 Produkte mit dem offiziellen Vegi-Logo von Swissveg an, darunter über […]

Coop hat den Anteil an LED-Lampen auf über 50% rhöht

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rund 15 % des Schweizer Stromverbrauchs wird durch Beleuchtung verursacht. Coop fördert deshalb seit jeher energieeffiziente Beleuchtungsmittel. Damit kann nicht nur der Stromverbrauch gesenkt werden, sondern die Kunden sparen auch Geld. Lange waren Energiesparlampen die effizientesten Leuchtmittel, inzwischen wurden sie von der LED abgelöst. Deshalb verzichtet Coop […]

Nordstrom opens second full-line store in Austin, Nordstrom Domain NORTHSIDE

SEATTLE,, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading fashion specialty retailer Nordstrom, Inc. opened the doors to Nordstrom Domain NORTHSIDE today (Sept. 30, 2016), the company’s second full-line store in Austin. The two-level, 127,500 square-foot store features five shoe departments, expansive cosmetics and accessories areas, and a comprehensive offering of popular brand names for men, women […]

Carrefour Spain Online and Carrefour Viajes awarded Best Webshop of the Year prizes

Spain, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — and websites awarded Best Webshop of the Year prizes Carrefour Spain Online supermarket has been awarded the Webshop prize in the supermarkets and hypermarkets category for the second year running. Carrefour Viajes was awarded the prize for best Webshop in the travel agency category and also […]