Diwali sweets for the festive season available at Ferns N Petals

Delhi, India, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the festive season rolls out, people all around the country have geared themselves up to celebrate the festivity with joy and excitement. Preparations for the festival have started well in advance and folks all around are busy cleaning and renovating their homes. Since the markets are too […]

Hungary: More than 80 independent retailers have become members of SPAR since 2012

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since introducing sub-licencing, more than 80 independent retailers employing over 1,300 people have become members of SPAR, operating across the country. The majority of the stores trade in convenience locations and to date the combined annual turnover exceeds €97 million. Launched in September 2012, four years […]

DESPAR support earthquake stricken areas in Italy with €20,000 donation to Italian Red Cross

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the aftermath of the earthquake, DESPAR Partner Maiora promoted a fundraising initiative named ‘Our hearts do not tremble, they beat’. On 27 September, the president and managing director of Maiora, Mr Pippo Cannillo, officially handed the donation to Ms Consiglia Margiotta, president of the Bari […]

Weis Markets welcomes R. Gregory Zeh, Jr. as VP/chief information officer

Sunbury, PA, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets today (October 11, 2016) announced R. Gregory Zeh, Jr. has joined the Company as vice president/chief information officer (CIO). As CIO, Mr. Zeh will provide strategic vision and leadership in the development and implementation of solutions that provide business value, engaging customer experiences, and effective management […]

Tops Friendly Markets promotes Mark Lumadue to Vice President, Distribution

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, western Vermont, and north central Massachusetts, announced the promotion of Mark Lumadue to Vice President, Distribution. In this role, Lumadue will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of operations at the distribution centers including: Grocery, […]

BJ’s Restaurants to release its 3Q2016 results on Wednesday, October 19, 2016

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today (Oct. 11, 2016) announced that it will release its third quarter 2016 results after the market closes on Wednesday, October 19, 2016.  The Company will host an investor conference call at 2:00 p.m. (Pacific) that same day.  The conference call will be […]

Carrefour Poland opens new hypermarket in Galeria Wołomin shopping arcade

Poland, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 6 October, Carrefour Poland opened a new hypermarket in Wołomin (just east of Warsaw) in the Galeria Wołomin shopping arcade. Customers can choose from nearly 25,000 products. This includes a very wide range of local produce: nearly 240 varieties of fruit and vegetables. More demanding customers will appreciate […]

Carrefour Italy’s e-commerce service to get a makeover

Italy, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — New access methods and new shopping services, not just for daily shopping but now also including oriental cuisine Carrefour Italy’s e-commerce service is getting a new look: since September 27, when you log into the website, you can do your shopping with just a few clicks. The service allows […]

Amazon Original Movie Love & Friendship available free to Prime members through Amazon Prime Video on October 20

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Studios today (Oct. 11, 2016) announced that the Amazon Original Movie Love & Friendship will be available through Amazon Prime Video at no additional cost to Prime members on October 20. The acclaimed film based on a novella by Jane Austen is written and directed by Whit Stillman (Metropolitan, […]

Kesko partners with Tieto to accelerate development of K-Group’s new digital services

HELSINKI, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko has signed an extensive cooperation agreement with Tieto to significantly enhance its functions related to the maintenance and development of ICT services. The renewal is aimed to accelerate the development of the K-Group’s new digital services and the improvement of user experience. ”Tieto was chosen from among 20 […]

Tim McGraw to perform live at 2016 Belk Bowl FanFest concert on Dec. 29 at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — GRAMMY-winning music superstar Tim McGraw will perform live at the 2016 Belk Bowl FanFest concert being held this year at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Thursday, Dec. 29. The concert will precede the match-up of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and Southeastern Conference (SEC), which kicks off at […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill announces new online game based on animated short film “A Love Story”

DENVER, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced today (Oct. 11, 2016) a new online game based on the company’s original, animated short film “A Love Story.” The game is available online and allows users to test their memory skills by matching up real Chipotle ingredients while being careful not to […]

CarMax offers guide to help car owners better understand intricacies of trading in their vehicle

RICHMOND, Va, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the start of the school year top of mind, CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, and third largest auction operation in the United States, recently focused a national survey on a different type of education: how knowledgeable are car owners about how much […]

Kimco Realty announces transaction activity for third quarter of 2016 exceeded $360 million

NEW HYDE PARK, NEW YORK, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) today (October 11, 2016) announced that its transaction activity for the third quarter of 2016 exceeded $360 million. This includes the previously announced partner buyout of a four-property joint venture portfolio for a gross price of $169.0 million and the […]

Intershop and iStone will have joint presence at D-Fokus B2B, 13 October 2016, Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm, Sweden, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop and its partner, business and IT consulting company iStone, will have a joint presence at this year’s D-Fokus B2B, held on 13 October 2016 at 7A Odenplan in Stockholm, Sweden. Organizations planning to start up or grow their B2B commerce business will have an opportunity to […]

Toys“R”Us® announces election of ten-year-old Ariana Gentry from Swansea, IL as President of Play

Wayne, NJ, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — While Hillary and Donald’s colorful campaign battles will continue to unfold over the coming weeks, Toys“R”Us® is thrilled to announce the results of its first-ever President of Play national election. Ten-year-old Ariana Gentry from Swansea, IL will be sworn into office today (October 10, 2016), kicking off […]

Whole Foods Market to open in Closter, NJ; will donate 5% of net sales countywide to help fight food insecurity in Bergen County

CLOSTER, N.J., 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of its grand opening at Closter Plaza in Closter, NJ, Whole Foods Market in Bergen County, NJ has selected the Center for Food Action (CFA) as its opening day and countywide 5% Community Giving Day recipient. On opening day, October 19, Whole Foods Market locations in […]

SUPERVALU to hold its fiscal 2017 2Q conference call on Wednesday October 19, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU) will hold its fiscal 2017 second quarter conference call on Wednesday October 19, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Central time. The call will be webcast live online at www.supervaluinvestors.com (click on microphone icon). A replay of the conference call will be archived on SUPERVALU’s website under “Investors, […]

Dollar General joins White House First Job Recruiting and Hiring Compact to help connect Opportunity Youth to their first jobs

Goodlettsville, Tennessee, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General (NYSE: DG) today (October 11, 2016) signed the White House First Job Recruiting and Hiring Compact in support of President Obama’s call to action for communities and businesses to help connect out-of-school, out-of-work youth (Opportunity Youth) to their first jobs. As part of its commitment, Dollar General will […]

Best Buy hosts demos of Oculus Touch controllers with its Rift virtual reality headset

Best Buy hosts demos of Oculus Touch controllers with its Rift virtual reality headset   Minneapolis, MN, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — You’ve looked into the future. Now you can Touch it. Starting this week, Best Buy is one of the first retailers where you can try out the new Oculus Touch controllers with its Rift […]

Nationale Ouderendag: Albert Heijn maakt wensen waar

Nationale Ouderendag: Albert Heijn maakt wensen waar   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Managers uit Albert Heijn supermarkten in de regio Den Haag gingen vandaag samen met klanten naar Diergaarde Blijdorp. Ook in ca. 70 andere winkels vervulden klanten en medewerkers wensen van ouderen. Albert Heijn speelt een actieve rol in de buurt […]

QVC launches new Global Business Services (GBS) operation based in Krakow, Poland

West Chester, Pa., 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — QVC, Inc., a global leader in television, online and mobile retail, is launching today (10.11.16) a new Global Business Services (GBS) operation based in Krakow, Poland, with plans to hire 200 to 300 people over the next two years and accelerate and streamline global business growth. The […]

Fast Retailing allocates US $1 million out of USD $10 million fund to UNHCR for emergency assistance in South Sudan

Berlin, Germany, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. today (2016.10.11) announced that it will allocate US $1 million out of a USD $10 million fund to the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, for emergency assistance to internally displaced people in South Sudan. Fast Retailing began to collaborate with the UNHCR in 2006 […]

REI to support maintenance on the Appalachian and Pacific Crest Trails with debut of an inspiring film Paul’s Boots

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — What does it take to fulfill one man’s big dream? For Paul, it took 40 hikers, 2,189 miles, 14 states and a pair of boots. Paul’s Boots tells the moving story of how, following her husband’s untimely death, a woman in Australia appealed to the outdoor community to […]

ascena retail announces Linda Yaccarino as the 9th member of its Board of Directors

MAHWAH, N.J., 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — ascena retail group, inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA), today (Oct. 11, 2016) announced that, after an extensive search, Linda Yaccarino has been appointed as an independent director of ascena, effective immediately. Her appointment returns the ascena Board of Directors to nine members. Ms. Yaccarino currently serves as Chairwoman, Advertising, Sales and […]

Barnes & Noble brings back Tabletop Gaming Meet Up on October 15

New York, NY, 2016-Oct-12 — /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 (10/11/2016) announced that it will be hosting a Tabletop Gaming Meet Up at all of its stores nationwide on Saturday, October 15, starting at […]

Channel 4’s Car SOS to film new series at LCP owned and managed Springfield industrial estate in Oldbury

London, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The company behind a hit TV show in which classic cars are restored to their former glory has launched a new base near Birmingham, it was announced today (11/10/2016). Fuzz Townshend, one of the presenters of Channel 4’s Car SOS, has confirmed that filming of the new series will […]

Kraft Heinz Company recalls ready-to-eat “Lunchables Ham and American Cracker Stackers” products due to undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kraft Heinz Company, a Fullerton, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 959 pounds of ready-to-eat “Lunchables Ham and American Cracker Stackers” packaged lunch products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Oct 9, 2016). The product contains […]

First-Ever Shop Your Way Holiday Guarantee at Sears, Sunday, Oct. 16 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an unprecedented move, Sears announced a “Sears Holiday Guarantee” – if any item purchased in-store at its upcoming Sears Days Lowest Prices of the Season Member Bonus Event goes lower in the same store through Dec. 24, Sears will automatically credit the Shop Your Way member […]

USDA FSIS issues public health alert for chicken salad product sold from Costco Store due to possible Salmonella contamination

USDA FSIS issues public health alert for chicken salad product sold from Costco Store due to possible Salmonella contamination   WASHINGTON, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert out of an abundance of caution due to concerns about illnesses caused […]