Amazon Original Series announces horror anthology series Lore to premiere in 2017

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today ( Oct. 6, 2016) announced it has greenlit the Amazon Original Series Lore. Based on the popular podcast of the same name, which has over 3.2 million monthly listens, the unscripted horror anthology series will present tales dealing with frightening, psychologically disturbing, and often paranormal true events that […]

Pilar Cristóbal, nueva directora de EROSKI en Aragón

Pilar Cristóbal, nueva directora de EROSKI en Aragón   ELORRIO,España, 2016-Oct-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI ha nombrado a Pilar Cristóbal como nueva directora de la compañía en Aragón. Cristóbal ha sido, durante los últimos diez años, la responsable de ventas de la cooperativa en Aragón. Cuenta con una sólida trayectoria profesional dentro del Grupo […]

EROSKI comercializa hortalizas de 63 agricultores vascos con marca Eusko Label EROSKI Natur

EROSKI comercializa hortalizas de 63 agricultores vascos con marca Eusko Label EROSKI Natur   ELORRIO,España, 2016-Oct-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI ha puesto en marcha recientemente la comercialización de hortalizas producidas en el País Vasco con la marca Eusko Label Eroski Natur. 63 productores vascos, entre los que se incluyen pequeñas explotaciones familiares, participan de […]

The Home Depot® announces the appointment of Jeff Boyd to its board of directors

ATLANTA, 2016-Oct-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today (Oct 06, 2016) announced the appointment of Jeff Boyd, interim chief executive officer and president of The Priceline Group, Inc. (“Priceline”), to the company’s board of directors. Boyd will serve on the company’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and […]

H&M Design Award 2016 winner Hannah Jinkins launches capsule collection at selected H&M stores

H&M Design Award 2016 winner Hannah Jinkins launches capsule collection at selected H&M stores   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Oct-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dynamic shapes, utilitarian details and a fresh take on femininity define the capsule collection by H&M Design Award 2016 winner Hannah Jinkins. Hannah has worked closely with the H&M design team since […]

NRF on FTC’s Patent Assertion Entity Activity study: Congress should use the momentum from the study to pass legislation to reform patent laws

WASHINGTON, 2016-Oct-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today (October 6, 2016) issued the following statement from Vice President for Government Relations and Political Affairs Beth Provenzano following the release of the Federal Trade Commission’s Patent Assertion Entity Activity study. According to the study, 17 percent of companies receiving demands for payment […]

NRF announces first two keynote speakers for Retail’s Digital Summit 2017 hosted by Shop.org

WASHINGTON, 2016-Oct-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — On the heels of this year’s Retail’s Digital Summit hosted by Shop.org, the National Retail Federation today (October 6, 2016) announced the first two keynote speakers for next year’s event, taking place in Los Angeles, September 25-27, 2017. Mariam Naficy, founder and CEO of Minted, is a pioneer of consumer […]

Inditex strengthens its presence in the Southern Hemisphere with the opening of Zara’s first store in New Zealand

Inditex strengthens its presence in the Southern Hemisphere with the opening of Zara’s first store in New Zealand   Arteixo, Spain, 2016-Oct-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (06/10/2016), Zara opens the doors to its first store in New Zealand, extending Inditex’s reach in the Southern Hemisphere to nine markets with 102 stores, each receiving the […]

NGA to move 2019 NGA Show to a larger convention space in San Diego, California

ARLINGTON, VA, 2016-Oct-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Oct 6, 2016), the National Grocers Association (NGA) announced that the 2019 NGA Show will be held in San Diego, California on February 24 – 27, 2019 and February 23 – 26, 2020. This move in location is directly in response to the need for a […]

Wegmans delivers 18,000 pounds of non-perishable food at Thomas Jefferson Area Branch of Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

VERONA, VA, 2016-Oct-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Thursday, Oct. 6 at 10 a.m., a Wegmans tractor-trailer will arrive at the Thomas Jefferson Area Branch of the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank carrying 20 pallets of non-perishable food. The donation will take place one month before a new Wegmans store opens in Charlottesville on […]

Whole Foods Market honored with 2015-2016 “Best of the Best” award from EPA’s GreenChill Partnership

AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Oct-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market has received the 2015-2016 “Best of the Best” award from the Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Partnership for using an advanced, more environmentally sustainable refrigeration system at its Dublin, California, store. The award is presented annually to one or more GreenChill-certified stores demonstrating innovation in advanced refrigeration […]

Kevin Holt to succeed James McCann at Ahold USA

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Oct-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (5 October 2016) Ahold Delhaize announced that James McCann, member of the Management Board of Ahold Delhaize, has resigned in order to move out of full-time executive work and into a portfolio of non-executive and advisory roles. He will remain available to provide an appropriate hand […]

Key historical data released on the financial results of Ahold Delhaize post their merger

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Oct-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize today (October 6, 2016 ) published pro forma combined financial information following the merger between Ahold and Delhaize Group which was completed on July 23, 2016. The unaudited pro forma information includes key historical data on the results of Ahold Delhaize and provides a comparative basis […]

Apple to train app developers at its first iOS Developer Academy in Napes, Italy

Cupertino, California, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple opened the first iOS Developer Academy Thursday to train app developers on the world’s most exciting and innovative software ecosystem. An initial class of 100 students are beginning their one-year training at a new center at the University of Frederico II in Naples. Announced by Apple in […]

Macey’s, Lin’s, Dan’s, Dick’s Market and Fresh Market offer guests flu shots at the in-store pharmacy

Salt Lake City, UT, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The flu and winter go together like peanut butter and jelly, but are a much less appetizing combo. Macey’s, Lin’s, Dan’s, Dick’s Market and Fresh Market are working to break up the unpleasant partnership by offering store guests flu shots at the in-store pharmacy. For a […]

Univision in partnership with Paradies Lagardère opened new store at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

ATLANTA, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, and Paradies Lagardère, the travel retail and restaurateur leader in North America, yesterday (October 06, 2016) hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of a Univision-branded store located in Terminal D at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). This […]

Carvel announces the return of its delicious Lil’ Screamers Novelty Treats

Carvel announces the return of its delicious Lil’ Screamers Novelty Treats   ATLANTA, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carvel… America’s Freshest Ice Cream®, isn’t offering tricks for Halloween, just treats, with the return of its delicious Lil’ Screamers Novelty Treats. The fall holiday lineup also includes Lil’ Gobblers and Lil’ Snowmen. Available October 14 […]

JACK & JONES JEANS INTELLIGENCE opens its first independent retail store in Austria

BRANDE, Denmark, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — 13 October this year, JACK & JONES JEANS INTELLIGENCE opens its first independent retail store in Austria – and the customers are in for a unique experience. Jeans are the backbone of JACK & JONES – the muscle power behind the brand. Now, to further develop their strongest […]

Albert Heijn innoveert in het vega- en groenteschap

albert-heijn-innoveert-in-het-vega-en-groenteschap   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — ‘Steeds meer consumenten willen graag 250 gram groenten per dag eten, maar dat is niet altijd makkelijk. Om de keuze voor gezond eten eenvoudiger te maken voegen we veel verschillende kookgroenten en vegetarische producten toe aan het schap zoals frietjes van groente, vers falafeldeeg, biologische pompoenstukjes […]

Klépierre announces that its shares will be delisted from Euronext Amsterdam N.V. as of November 7, 2016

Paris, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Klépierre S.A. (“Klépierre”) which is currently listed on both Euronext Paris and Euronext Amsterdam announces that its shares will be delisted from Euronext Amsterdam N.V. (“Euronext Amsterdam”) as of Monday November 7, 2016. Following the approval by Euronext Amsterdam of the delisting request, Klépierre announces that:  the last […]

MPPA announces new management appointments

Lippo Village, Tangerang, Indonesia, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — PT Matahari Putra Prima Tbk (MPPA), a multi-format modern retailer in Indonesia which operates Hypermart, SmartClub, Foodmart, Boston Health & Beauty and FMX, today (October 6, 2016) announced new appointments for Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Strategic, Business Intelligence and Planning Officer. These appointments are […]

Build-A-Bear Workshop unveils line of Make-Your-Own plush based on DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls characters

ST. LOUIS, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW), an interactive destination for creating personalized furry friends, today (Oct. 6, 2016) unveiled a hair-raising line of Make-Your-Own plush based on the stars of DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls, in U.S. theaters November 4. The collection includes huggable Trolls characters Poppy, Branch and Guy Diamond, in […]

GPSMAP 276Cx: Garmin announces an upgraded reinvention of the classic 276C

OLATHE, Kan, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today (October 4, 2016) announced the GPSMAP 276Cx, an upgraded reinvention of the classic 276C. Since its launch in 2004, the 276C has proven to be a versatile GPS navigator ready for land and sea. The 276Cx provides […]

GameStop stores nationwide to open at 12:01 a.m. EDT on October 13 for the launch of PlayStation®VR

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, announced today (10/06/16) that more than 1,600 of its stores across the country will be open for the 12:01 a.m. EDT October 13 launch of PlayStation®VR — a new virtual reality system […]

Boston Retail Partners: 56% of retailers say consistent brand experience across channels is their top digital priority

Boston, MA, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to a new report from Boston Retail Partners (BRP), 56% of retailers indicate their top digital priority is to create a consistent brand experience across channels. According to the BRP 2016 Digital Commerce Survey, retailers understand that consumers expect a personalized, seamless experience wherever, whenever and however […]

CFA recognized FMI president and CEO Leslie G. Sarasin with CFA’s Outstanding Industry Leader award

WEST HARTFORD, CT, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Connecticut Food Association (CFA) names Leslie G. Sarasin, president and CEO of the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), as the recipient of CFA’s Outstanding Industry Leader award at its 2016 Person of the Year banquet.  Sarasin will be presented the award at an evening reception on October […]

Arizona: REI Tempe to relocate to Chandler Pavilions shopping center in spring 2017

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — This spring, REI members in Maricopa County will have a new co-op store when REI Tempe relocates to the Chandler Pavilions shopping center—approximately five miles south of the existing location. This new store will offer a larger selection of gear and convenient access to outdoor places to the nearly […]

Barnes & Noble to host its Fall Educator Appreciation Days from October 8-16

New York, NY, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today (10/05/2016) announced that it will once again host its Fall Educator Appreciation Days from Saturday, October 8, through Sunday, October 16.  Barnes & Noble’s […]

ECA ToolFast to open new flagship showroom at LCP estate in Aston, Birmingham

ECA ToolFast to open new flagship showroom at LCP estate in Aston, Birmingham   London, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — A specialist tool merchant is expanding and opening a new flagship showroom in Aston, Birmingham. ECA ToolFast will open its doors on September 26 after agreeing a 10-year lease with London & Cambridge Properties […]

Diebold Nixdorf announces management appointments

NORTH CANTON, Ohio and PADERBORN, Germany, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf today (Oct. 6, 2016) named two seasoned technology professionals to lead the company’s forward-looking efforts in researching and developing innovative software and solutions for the next generation. Ashvin Mathew has joined Diebold Nixdorf as vice president and chief technology officer, Software. […]