NRF ORC study: Organized retail crime continues to grow

WASHINGTON, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Organized retail crime is continuing to grow, with 83 percent of merchants surveyed reporting an increase in the past year, according to the 12th annual ORC study released today (October 18, 2016) by the National Retail Federation. “Retailers continue to deal with the challenges that come with fighting […]

InTalent: Inditex and University of Coruña launch programme for recruitment and promotion of scientific researchers

Arteixo, Spain, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The chairman and CEO of Inditex, Pablo Isla, and the dean of the University of Coruña (UDC), Julio Abalde, signed a collaboration agreement this morning for the creation of a programme for the recruitment and promotion of scientific researchers that is international in scope. The programme, called […]

NACS: U.S. convenience store industry invested more than $6 billion in upgrading stores in 2015

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. convenience store industry cumulatively invested more than $6 billion in upgrading stores in communities across the country in 2015, according to industry metrics announced today (10/18/2016) by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). The average cost of a store remodel in 2015 was $409,582, up […]

NACS survey: 77% of Americans favorable toward a new convenience store being opened in their area

ALEXANDRIA, VA , 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nearly three in four (71%) Americans say that convenience stores are a good fit with their community’s values and an even higher percentage (77%) say they would be “very” or “somewhat” favorable toward a new convenience store being opened in their area, according to a national […]

NACS survey: Educational value were job benefits cited by Americans who worked in a convenience store

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — One in six American adults has worked in a convenience store, gas station or corner store, and they say that their job gave them valuable experience in how to work with people and how to run a business, according to a national consumer survey released today by […]

NACS and Tyson Foods help fight hunger with donation to Atlanta Community Food Bank

Atlanta, Ga., 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tyson Foods, Inc. and the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) partnered today ( Oct. 17, 2016 ) to donate a truckload of protein to Atlanta Community Food Bank to help eliminate hunger in the greater Atlanta area. Atlanta Community Food Bank, which serves 29 counties, will […]

Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins celebrate rebranding of its community foundation with events to fight childhood hunger

CANTON, MA, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the newly-rebranded Joy in Childhood Foundation, Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins franchisees, crew members and employees are committing to improving the lives of sick and hungry children across the country by providing the simple joys of childhood to children whose lives are compromised by health and hunger issues. […]

Whole Foods Market opens new store in Closter, New Jersey on October 19

Whole Foods Market opens new store in Closter, New Jersey on October 19   CLOSTER, N.J., 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market, the nation’s leading natural and organic grocery store, is pleased to announce the opening of its newest New Jersey store on Wednesday, October 19 in Closter. Located at 33 Vervalen Street, […]

GoCargo: X5 Retail Group launches new service for booking cargo transportation services online

Moscow, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or “the Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announces the launch of GoCargo, the Company’s proprietary solution for booking cargo transportation services online. The new service enables senders to place shipping orders, and distributes them among registered private carriers based on […]

SUPERVALU to sell Save-A-Lot business to Onex Corporation for $1.365 billion in cash

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU) today (Oct. 17, 2016) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement whereby an affiliate of Onex Corporation (TSX:OCX) will acquire SUPERVALU’s Save-A-Lot business for$1.365 billion in cash, subject to customary closing adjustments. In connection with the sale, SUPERVALU and Save-A-Lot will enter into a […]

Co-op supports Scottish farmers with the launch of new 100% Scottish Ayrshire-style bacon

MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op has launched a new 100% Scottish Ayrshire-style bacon made from Specially Selected Pork as part of its commitment to supporting Scottish farmers. The bacon, which is produced under the retailer’s own-brand, premium Irresistible range, is cured by hand and air-dried for up to 21 days […]

Commissary in partnership with Military OneSource offers free reusable shopping bags to shoppers

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Commissary shoppers can get free reusable shopping bags imprinted with important contact information about services available to them thanks to a partnership with Military OneSource. Beginning Oct. 28, commissary patrons worldwide will receive the free shopping bags, distributed one-per-customer while supplies last. Military OneSource distributed 4,800 […]

Stockmann Group’s sales in September down by 10.7 per cent

Helsinki, Finland, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Stockmann Group’s sales in September were down by 10.7 per cent and amounted to EUR 82.5 million in continuing product areas and businesses. Stockmann Retail’s sales in continuing product areas and businesses were down by 11.9 per cent in September due to fewer price-driven campaigns than in 2015 […]

The 2016 recipients of the Avon-Pfizer Metastatic Breast Cancer Grants Program announced

New York, NY, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (October 13, 2016), Pfizer Oncology and the Avon Foundation for Women announced the 2016 recipients of the Avon-Pfizer Metastatic Breast Cancer Grants Program: Identify-Amplify-Unify. In total, 22 non-profit organizations will receive grants totaling $1 million in funding to support and educate metastatic breast cancer patients, their […]

Abercrombie & Fitch to launch its largest ever ad campaign in support of its redefined identity

NEW ALBANY, Ohio, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) today ( Oct. 13, 2016) introduces a redefined identity for the Abercrombie & Fitch brand, reflecting the character, charisma and confidence of today’s consumer while honoring the brand’s 125-year heritage as a quality, casual, and distinctively American luxury brand. The new […]

Lenta Ltd will release its 3Q-2016 consolidated sales and operating results on 20th October 2016

St-Petersburg, Russia, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta Ltd, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) (“Lenta”), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce it will release its consolidated sales and operating results for the third quarter of 2016 on 20th October 2016. Lenta will also host an Analyst and Investor Conference Call on […]

Japanese casual fashion brand GU to open two stores in Hong Kong in spring 2017

Japanese casual fashion brand GU to open two stores in Hong Kong in spring 2017   HongKong, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — GU, the Japanese casual fashion brand, today (2016.10.17) announces plans to open two stores in Hong Kong in spring 2017, marking the brand’s first entry into the market. The stores will be located […]

Shop Direct to support the development of a new digital app for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

Shop Direct to support the development of a new digital app for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital   Liverpool,UK, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colleagues at Shop Direct have raised £210,000 in just 12 months to support the development of a new digital app for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. In September 2015, the 4,700-strong team at […]

Food and beverage will be omni-present at MAPIC 2016 in Cannes, 16 to 18 November

Food and beverage will be omni-present at MAPIC 2016 in Cannes, 16 to 18 November   Paris, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the global consumer demand for unique and impactful dining experiences in malls and shopping destinations reaching an all-time high, food and beverage will be omni-present at MAPIC 2016. Organised by Reed […]

Which Wich to use mobile POS system from NCR

DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — When the Which Wich technology team decided its quick service franchises needed an easy-to-use, cloud-based point-of-sale (POS) solution, it turned to NCR Small Business. The mobile POS system from NCR, a global leader in omni-channel solutions, offers the company’s franchisees a simple implementation process and powerful functionality at […]

Seth Schaefer and Rivermark Community Credit Union honored at NCR’s annual Innovation Conference

DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (October 14, 2016) announced the winner of its second annual Idea Tank competition, Rivermark Community Credit Union’s Seth Schaefer. Schaefer and Rivermark were honored at NCR’s annual Innovation Conference in Washington, D.C. and will receive R&D resources […]

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust announced distribution of 11.75 cents per unit for October 2016

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (“RioCan”) (TSX:REI.UN) today (Oct. 14, 2016) announced a distribution of 11.75 cents per unit for the month of October. The distribution will be payable on November 7, 2016 to unit holders of record as at October 31, 2016. About RioCan RioCan is […]

USDA’s FSIS: Michigan Turkey Producers recalls 54,011 pounds of turkey breast products

WASHINGTON, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Michigan Turkey Producers, a Grand Rapids, Mich. establishment, is recalling approximately 54,011 pounds of turkey breast products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically an unidentified black material, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Oct. 15, 2016). The oven roasted […]

USDA’s FSIS: Tyson Foods recalls approximately 1,148 pounds of frozen popcorn chicken products

USDA’s FSIS: Tyson Foods recallс approximately 1,148 pounds of frozen popcorn chicken products   WASHINGTON, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tyson Foods, a New Holland, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,148 pounds of frozen popcorn chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically hard plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety […]

USDA’s FSIS: National Meat and Provision recalls 2,349 pounds of beef and veal products

WASHINGTON, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — National Meat and Provisions, a Reserve, La. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,349 pounds of beef and veal products that may be contaminated with E. coli O26, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Oct. 14, 2016). The raw non-intact beef and veal […]

Sprouts Farmers Market to announce 3Q financial results on Thursday, November 3, 2016

PHOENIX, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM) today (Oct. 13, 2016) announced it will issue financial results for the third quarter ended October 2, 2016 before the market opens on Thursday, November 3, 2016. Following the release, Sprouts management will conduct a conference call at 7:00 a.m. PDT (10:00 a.m. EDT) […]

All Office Depot and OfficeMax stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today (October 13, 2016) announced that after reviewing both business and personal dynamics this year, all Office Depot and OfficeMax stores will be closed on […]

Four former Food Lion units located in Delaware and one in Maryland will reopen as Weis Markets’ stores

SUNBURY, PA, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets today (October 13, 2016) announced four former Food Lion units located in Millsboro, Lewes, Millville and Rehoboth Beach, DE, and one unit in Easton, MD will reopen as Weis Markets’ stores this Friday, October 14 at 7:00 a.m.  As part of the conversion, the stores will offer […]

Kmart makes it easy for Shop Your Way® members and shoppers to celebrate this Halloween in spooky style

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Halloween, Kmart makes it easy for Shop Your Way® members and shoppers to celebrate the holiday in spooky style. From candy, costumes, décor and more, Kmart keeps it real with all the essentials at scary good prices. “We love Halloween at Kmart! Did you know […]

Schnucks: Brownwood Farms Issues Allergy Alert on BBQ Products

St. Louis, MO, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brownwood Farms has issued an allergy alert on certain BBQ products because they may contain undeclared soy – a known allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Schnucks […]