GameStop to close for the Thanksgiving holiday to give all store associates time to be with family and friends

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Oct-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, will once again close all of its nearly 4,000 U.S. retail locations, headquarters, refurbishment center and two distribution centers for the Thanksgiving holiday. This year, GameStop is encouraging all retailers to close […]

Levi Strauss & Co. expands its Worker Well-being initiative to mark 25th anniversary of its Terms of Engagement

SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Oct-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marking the 25th anniversary of its industry-changing supplier code of conduct, called Terms of Engagement, Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) announced a new commitment to expand the company’s pioneering Worker Well-being initiative – both within and outside the company. By 2025, the company will aim to: • Expand […]

Yum China Holdings, Inc. announced its vision for the company as an independent business

Shanghai, China, 2016-Oct-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum China Holdings, Inc. (“Yum China”) will outline its vision for the company as an independent business today (October 11, 2016) at Yum! Brands, Inc.’s (NYSE: YUM) annual investor conference in New York, NY. Yum China expects to begin trading as an independent company beginning November 1, 2016, on […]

Yum! Brands to outline development plans for its iconic global brands KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell

Louisville, KY, 2016-Oct-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) will announce today (October 11, 2016) at its annual investor conference in New York City the Company’s strategic transformation plans to drive growth of its KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell brands following the separation of its China business, currently expected to be completed […]

Newegg Canada marks its 7th anniversary with sweepstakes and big discounts across all product categories

Los Angeles, CA, 2016-Oct-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the top tech-focused e-retailer in North America, celebrates the 7th anniversary of Newegg Canada this October. Over the past seven years, the company has greatly increased its presence in Canada. And for the last four years, Newegg Canada has enjoyed double-digit growth. Newegg now operates distribution […]

Costa Coffee launches first-of-its-kind trial store delivering new coffee experiences in a stylish environment

London, 2016-Oct-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Costa Coffee, the nation’s favourite coffee shop, announces the launch of a first-of-its-kind trial store. Promising to deliver new coffee experiences in a stylish environment, Costa is ramping up its efforts to share its perpetual passion for coffee with customers. In a first for its UK high street […]

Cypress acquires 11.17 acres of land in Georgetown, TX as site of the new Oak Meadows Marketplace

Dallas, TX, 2016-Oct-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cypress Equities companies* announced today (October 12, 2016) that it has closed on the acquisition of approximately 11.17 acres located at the southwest corner of Williams Drive and Jim Hogg Road in Georgetown, TX. This parcel will be the site of the new Oak Meadows Marketplace. Oak Meadows Marketplace will […]

Accenture survey: frugality will be the theme this holiday season as shoppers put in extra work to get the best deals

NEW YORK, 2016-Oct-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — While holiday spending is likely to increase again this year in the United States – with 44 percent of U.S. consumers planning to spend more than they did last year – frugality will be the theme this holiday season, as shoppers want more for their money and are […]

Impressive line-up of UK retailers and high-profile industry figures attending MAPIC 2016, November 16-18, Cannes

Paris, 2016-Oct-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — MAPIC, the global retail real estate market, has announced an impressive line-up of UK retailers and high-profile industry figures that will be attending the event in Cannes from November 16-18. “The 22nd edition of MAPIC will offer exhibitors and visitors alike unparalleled opportunities to network with leading industry influencers. […]

Bon-Ton Stores’ new LoveStyle Rewards program lets shoppers earn rewards any way they pay when they shop at Bon-Ton Stores

MILWAUKEE, 2016-Oct-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT), which operates Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores, announced that it has expanded its customer loyalty program with its new LoveStyle Rewards. “We value our loyal customers who shop with us,” said Kathryn Bufano, president and CEO for The Bon-Ton […]

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. to close its Bergner’s store in Machesney Park Mall in Illinois

MILWAUKEE, WI, 2016-Oct-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), today (October 11, 2016) announced it will close its Bergner’s store in Machesney Park Mall in Machesney Park, Illinois. The Company will not renew the lease, which terminates January 31, 2017. The closing will impact approximately 43 associates at this location. The store […]

NCR Corporation celebrates 20 successful years as the leading ATM services provider in India

MUMBAI, India, 2016-Oct-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, celebrates the completion of 20 successful years of operations in India as the country’s leading ATM services provider. Over the past two decades, NCR has reinvented itself to deliver innovations to meet challenges faced by financial institutions to […]

USDA FSIS announces that Chicharrones J&J recalls pork lard products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen

USDA FSIS announces that Chicharrones J&J recalls pork lard products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen   WASHINGTON, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chicharrones J&J, a Santa Ana, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 2,064 pounds of pork lard products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety […]

eBay to sell majority of its stake in online commerce platform in Latin America, MercadoLibre, Inc.

eBay to sell majority of its stake in online commerce platform in Latin America, MercadoLibre, Inc.   San Jose, California, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ —We regularly review and actively manage our investment portfolio to ensure that our investments support the company’s strategic direction and complement our disciplined approach to value creation, profitability and capital […]

Zalando now offers small local retailers opportunity to sell their products through its Fashion Platform

Zalando now offers small local retailers opportunity to sell their products through its Fashion Platform   BERLIN, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — While online shopping is becoming even more popular, the vast majority of fashion assortment is still located in stationary stores. In order to connect both worlds with each other, Zalando is looking […]

Hilfiger Denim launches its Fall 2016 Tommy Jeans capsule collection

Hilfiger Denim launches its Fall 2016 Tommy Jeans capsule collectio   London, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tommy Hilfiger announces the launch of the Fall 2016 Tommy Jeans capsule collection from Hilfiger Denim. Now in its second season, Tommy Jeans celebrates the most iconic Tommy Hilfiger styles from the ’90s, revived as nostalgic classics with a […]

Tommy Hilfiger features internationally renowned tennis star Rafael Nadal for its Fall 2016 Tailored campaign

Tommy Hilfiger features internationally renowned tennis star Rafael Nadal for its Fall 2016 Tailored campaign   LONDON, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tommy Hilfiger announces that internationally renowned tennis star and Tommy Hilfiger global brand ambassador, Rafael Nadal, will appear in the Tommy Hilfiger Tailored campaign for Fall 2016. The campaign shows Nadal wearing Tommy […]

Weis Markets honored with three Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) GreenChill Awards

Sunbury, PA, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets (NYSE:WMK) today (October 12, 2016) announced it is the recipient of three Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) GreenChill Awards. The company was recognized in the categories of Most Improved Emissions Rate, Superior Goal Achievement and Store Re-Certification Excellence, as a result of its refrigerant management programs, reduced emissions […]

National Recycling Coalition recognized Weis Markets for its food waste composting initiative

SUNBURY, Pa., 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets, Inc. (NYSE:WMK) announced today (October 12, 2016) that the National Recycling Coalition (NRC) recently recognized the food retailer for its food waste composting initiative, and its reusable and plastic bag recycling programs with the 2016 annual “Business Leadership in Recycling Award.” “We are honored and proud […]

WallyHome’s next generation home sensing solution helps homeowners avoid serious property damage

WallyHome’s next generation home sensing solution helps homeowners avoid serious property damage   SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The next generation WallyHome wireless sensor network provides homeowners with peace of mind through unprecedented access to monitoring and maintaining the health of their home. The revolutionary home sensing solution detects and alerts users to water […]

Kohl’s to support American Red Cross’ hurricane relief efforts with $100,000 cash donation

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) announced a $100,000 cash donation toward hurricane relief efforts along the East Coast. Kohl’s is providing this donation to the American Red Cross, which is delivering vital emergency supplies and services in the impacted areas. In addition to a financial contribution, Kohl’s is encouraging […]

New Medicare Prescription Drug Plan options for 2017 launched by CVS Health’s SilverScript Insurance Company

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — SilverScript Insurance Company, a CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) company, today (October 13, 2016) announced its new Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) options for 2017. Medicare beneficiaries in the continental U.S. can choose from two SilverScript plans that offer a $0-deductible on formulary drugs in all five tiers, affordable […]

Citycon to publish Interim Report for 1 January – 30 September 2016 on Thursday, 20 October

Helsinki, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Citycon will publish its Interim Report for 1 January – 30 September 2016 on Thursday, 20 October approximately at 9 am Helsinki time (Helsinki time is EET, which is CET +1). The report will be available on Citycon’s website immediately after publication. Citycon’s investor, analyst and press conference call […]

Babynahrungshersteller Hipp ruft europaweit Kinder Frühstücks-Ringe 140 g zurück

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Der Babynahrungshersteller Hipp ruft vorsorglich europaweit die Kinder Frühstücks-Ringe, 140 g (Artikelnummer 5.807.266) mit Mindesthaltbarkeit von 05.01.2017 bis 19.04.2017 zurück. Das Mindesthaltbarkeitsdatum befindet sich auf der Packungsoberseite. Von diesem Rückruf ist auch Coop betroffen. Grund für den Rückruf ist, dass im Produkt Metalldraht gefunden wurde. Im Sinne […]

Shopify to announce 3Q financial results ended September 30, 2016 on Wednesday, November 2, 2016

OTTAWA, CANADA, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SH), the leading cloud-based commerce platform, plans to announce financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2016 before markets open on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. Shopify’s management team will host a conference call to discuss third-quarter results at 8:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, November […]

Tesco supports colleagues in the UK who volunteer as police Special Constables

Tesco supports colleagues in the UK who volunteer as police Special Constables   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco colleagues in the UK who volunteer as police Special Constables will be given an extra five days paid leave each year to fulfill their policing duties. This is in addition to the ten days […]

RH&M Group grants “Trust and Sharing” social dialogue award to Carrefour

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Carrefour group has picked up the “Trust and Sharing” social dialogue award. The prize has been awarded by the RH&M Group in recognition in particular of the successful negotiation and signing of an international agreement with trade union UNI Global Union promoting “social dialogue, diversity and respect […]

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation to support Hurricane Matthew relief efforts with $2 million donation

BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have made a commitment to provide support through cash and product donations of $2 million to organizations helping with relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Matthew. As a part of this commitment, the Walmart Foundation is allocating $500,000 specifically toward CARE and […]

Amazon.com unveils its 2016 Holiday Toy List

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com today (Oct. 13, 2016) unwrapped its 2016 Holiday Toy List (www.amazon.com/holidaytoylist), a hand-selected list of more than a thousand of the season’s most sought-after products for kids featuring the hottest toys, games for the entire family, electronics, popular books, learning toys and more. In addition to once again […]

Paralympic gold medalist Ellie Simmonds OBE opens brand new cookery centre at Knypersley First School in Staffordshire

Paralympic gold medalist Ellie Simmonds OBE opens brand new cookery centre at Knypersley First School in Staffordshire London, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ellie’s visit marks the great success of the 2016 Active Kids voucher collection programme, which saw Sainsbury’s donate £11 million worth of sports and cookery equipment to over 30,000 schools and […]