eBay Collective: eBay launches new destination for curated inventory of furniture, antiques, contemporary design and fine art

eBay Collective: eBay launches new destination for curated inventory of furniture, antiques, contemporary design and fine art Media and syndication partnership with Architectural Digest provides inspiration for shoppers. San Jose, California, 2016-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ —Today (Oct 17, 2016), eBay launched a new destination, eBay Collective, an elevated shopping experience to provide interior designers […]

eBay launches personalized shopping assistant ShopBot Beta

eBay launches personalized shopping assistant ShopBot Beta   San Jose, California, 2016-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Powered by Artificial Intelligence and debuting on Facebook Messenger, ShopBot is a smart personal shopping assistant that’s there whenever you need it. With more selection available to online shoppers than ever before, finding items that are perfect for you […]

DESPAR Partner Ergon brings trash compactors for plastic bottles and detergent containers at INTERSPAR and EUROSPAR in Sicily

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 2016-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — It is increasingly common in Italy for recycling to be available at supermarkets. DESPAR Partner Ergon has partnered with the local environmental organisation Ricicla Ragusa, to make available two trash compactors for plastic bottles and detergent containers at INTERSPAR Le Dune in Ragusa and EUROSPAR in […]

The first SPAR China Congress kicked off in Weihai

Weihai,China, 2016-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first SPAR China Congress kicks off today (Tuesday 18 October) in Weihai, a beautiful coastal city on the tip of the Shangdong Peninsula. SPAR International Board members, SPAR colleagues from across China, as well as guest speakers and strategic partners have been invited to join the Congress, […]

Zalando releases trading update for third quarter of 2016

BERLIN, 2016-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zalando SE, Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, grew group revenues in the third quarter of 2016 to EUR 827-841 million or by 16-18% (Q3 2015: EUR 713 million), according to preliminary figures. Zalando expects to achieve an adjusted EBIT of EUR 8-25 million, corresponding to an adjusted EBIT […]

Tops Friendly Markets celebrates Re-Opening of its 450 West Avenue location on October 19

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2016-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, western Vermont, and north central Massachusetts, will hold a ribbon cutting celebration for the Re-Grand Opening of its 450 West Avenue location on Wednesday, October 19 at 10:00 am. As a part of a renovation […]

Accessible prescription label service now available for visually impaired customers at Bartell Drugs

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs is now offering three solutions for persons with visual impairment who cannot read the print on their prescription drug container labels. Patients can receive either ScripTalk audible labels, ScripView large print labels, or Braille labels based on their need.  Accessible prescription labels help low-vision patients safely […]

Hannaford Supermarkets to acquire the Bud’s Shop ‘n Save stores in Newport and Dexter

SCARBOROUGH, Maine, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hannaford Supermarkets has reached an agreement to purchase the Bud’s Shop ‘n Save stores in Newport and Dexter. Bud’s has been a wholesale customer of Hannaford for 63 years and carries a wide array of Hannaford-brand items. The transaction is expected to be complete in early December. Dean […]

Hannaford donates $10,000 to Boys & Girls Club of Rutland County to support drug and alcohol prevention program

RUTLAND, Vermont, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Hannaford Charitable Foundation today (Oct. 17, 2013) announced a $10,000 donation to support the Smart Directions drug and alcohol prevention program at the Boys & Girls Club of Rutland County. The donation will allow the Boys & Girls Club of Rutland County to expand the Smart Directions […]

Overstock.com kicked off its holiday season with its Black Friday Sneak Peek event

SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) today (Oct. 18, 2016) kicked off its holiday season with its Black Friday Sneak Peek event, allowing customers to fulfill their holiday shopping even earlier at even more affordable prices. The online retailer will be offering hand-curated doorbuster deals along with additional discounts of […]

Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation supports health and wellness causes through $1.6 million grant to nonprofit organizations

PHOENIX, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market (Nasdaq:SFM) today (Oct. 18, 2016) announced that the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation will award $1.6 million to nonprofit organizations that support health- and wellness-related causes this fall. The Foundation, which launched in 2015 and distributed $1.3 million in to nonprofit organizations in its first year, focuses its […]

FoodMaxx opens bigger store in Sacramento suburb of North Highlands

North Highlands, CA, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — FoodMaxx opened a bigger store in the Sacramento suburb of North Highlands today (Oct 17, 2016). The new location at 7477 Watt Avenue offers approximately 10,000 square feet more than the former location a mile away in Antelope. Mike Flowers has been named Store Manager. In […]

Kroger supports Hurricane Matthew relief efforts with nearly $450,000 total contribution

CINCINNATI, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today (Oct. 18, 2016) its family of companies has raised nearly $106,000 from customer and associate contributions to assist Hurricane Matthew relief efforts. Kroger and its subsidiaries have also delivered in-kind contributions of food and water valued at $235,000 to local food banks […]

Walgreens collected and safely disposed more than 10 tons of medication through its safe medication disposal kiosks nationwide

Walgreens collected and safely disposed more than 10 tons of medication through its safe medication disposal kiosks nationwide   DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today ( October 18, 2016) announced it has reached its goal of installing more than 500 safe medication disposal kiosks this year at its pharmacies in 35 […]

Walgreens offers customers the option to pick up their online purchase at neighborhood Walgreens store

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens customers now have the option to pick up eligible online and mobile app retail orders in-store at more than 7,600 locations, with free shipping and no minimum order required. The new offering allows customers to shop the retailer’s expanded online product selection and pick up their […]

Walgreens and Vitamin Angels announce milestone of providing 100 million children and mothers with essential vitamins

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just over two years into its collaboration with the charity, Vitamin Angels, Walgreens has reached its goal of helping to provide 100 million children and mothers with essential vitamins and supplements they need to help prevent blindness and other serious conditions in undernourished children around the world.  The […]

Nordstrom Rack to open at Portofino Shopping Center in Shenandoah, Texas

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today (Oct. 18, 2016) plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at Portofino Shopping Center in Shenandoah, Texas. The approximately 27,000-square-foot store is scheduled to open in spring 2018. The property is owned by Kite Realty Group. Nordstrom Rack at Portofino Shopping Center will […]

2000 Carrefour stores in 10 different countries participate in the fourth international food collection campaign

2000 Carrefour stores in 10 different countries participate in the fourth international food collection campaign   Taiwan, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Carrefour Foundation is launching its fourth international collection campaign with support from the European Federation of Food Banks and The Global FoodBanking Network. Teams from nearly 2000 stores will be involved in […]

Amazon today introduces new features to the Prime Photos service

Amazon today introduces new features to the Prime Photos service Bringing valued memories together, Family Vault creates a private, easily-accessible home for photos and videos from multiple family members and devices U.S. Prime members can now invite up to five people to join their Family Vault and access the benefits of unlimited photo storage, at […]

Amazon Web Services announces availability of the US East (Ohio) Region

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today (Oct. 17, 2016) announced the availability of the US East (Ohio) Region to customers looking to build their businesses and run applications on infrastructure on the AWS Cloud. Along with US East (N. Virginia), the US East (Ohio) Region […]

Macy’s introduces Brookstone products in stores and online this holiday season

Macy’s introduces Brookstone products in stores and online this holiday season   NEW YORK, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week, Macy’s launches a new partnership with specialty retailer Brookstone, to bring uniquely designed, high-quality gifts to 347 stores and macys.com this holiday season. “Brookstone is a brand known for exceptionally innovative products that aim […]

Macy’s and Clothes4Souls to host annual “Buy 1 & We’ll Donate 1” campaign from Oct. 25 through Oct. 30

NEW YORK, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s and Clothes4Souls will partner again this fall season for the annual “Buy 1 & We’ll Donate 1” campaign. From Tuesday, Oct. 25 through Sunday, Oct. 30, Macy’s will donate one new coat, up to 35,000 coats, to Clothes4Souls, for every coat purchased in the men’s, women’s, juniors’ […]

MIGROS CHURWALDEN FEIERT ERÖFFNUNG

Gossau, Switzerland, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Am 25. Oktober öffnet an der Hauptstrasse 146 in Churwalden die neue Migros erstmals ihre Türen. Der Busterminal wird von Postauto Graubünden am 29. Oktober erstmals angefahren. In sieben Monaten Bauzeit ist an der Hauptstrasse in Churwalden ein moderner Supermarkt entstanden, dessen Konstruktion zu 95 Prozent aus Schweizer […]

Die Migros Zuzwil ist der erste PlusEnergie-Supermarkt der Schweiz

Die Migros Zuzwil ist der erste PlusEnergie-Supermarkt der Schweiz   Gossau, Switzerland , 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Migros Zuzwil ist der erste PlusEnergie-Supermarkt der Schweiz. Das bedeutet, dass sie mehr Energie produziert als sie selbst verbraucht. Am 18. Oktober wird die Filiale mit dem Schweizer Solarpreis-/PlusEnergieBau-Diplom ausgezeichnet. „Seit Generationen sind wir mit unseren […]

WARENRÜCKRUF: MIGROS LUZERN RUFT ZUGER WILDSPITZ KÄSE

WARENRÜCKRUF: MIGROS LUZERN RUFT ZUGER WILDSPITZ KÄSE   Gossau, Switzerland, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Aus Sicherheitsgründen ruft die Genossenschaft Migros Luzern den Zuger Wildspitz Käse «Aus der Region. Für die Region.» zurück: Zuger Wildspitz Käse «Aus der Region. Für die Region.» mit dem Migros-Data verkaufen bis 02.11.16 verbrauchen bis 07.11.16 (Artikel-Nummer 2104.307.242). Der […]

Institut des Métiers d’Excellence starts new school year

Paris, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The third class at the Institut des Métiers d’Excellence (IME) began the school year on October 18. Bernard Arnault spoke to the 178 apprentices in this year’s cohort, joined by representatives of the schools and LVMH Maisons that are part of the vocational training program. In 2014 LVMH founded […]

Fondation Louis Vuitton hosts new exhibition: Icons of Modern Art. The Shchukin Collection

Fondation Louis Vuitton hosts new exhibition: Icons of Modern Art. The Shchukin Collection   Paris, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The exhibition Icons of Modern Art. The Shchukin Collection, which runs at the Fondation Louis Vuitton until February 20, 2017, pays tribute to Sergei Shchukin, one of the most influential patrons of the arts of […]

Argos opens ‘Pop-Up’ Store at Milton Keynes’ biggest shopping centre, centre:mk

Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Christmas has come early for shoppers at centre:mk thanks to Argos’ latest innovative digital offering. Visitors to Milton Keynes’ biggest shopping centre will come face to face with a revolutionary Argos ‘Pop-Up’ Store in the centre of the mall, which offers choice, value and convenience for customers. […]

Sainsbury’s launches new and improved desserts in stores this month

Sainsbury’s launches new and improved desserts in stores this month   London, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — This month, Sainsbury’s customers will see a range of show stopping desserts in store. The 120-strong range of new and improved desserts, all in a brand new design, focusses on incorporating customers’ favourite flavours as well as introducing […]

IKEA broke ground for its future Indianapolis-area store slated to open Fall 2017 in Fishers, Indiana

FISHERS, IN, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — With company representatives, Congresswoman Susan Brooks, Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness, local officials, and community leaders on-hand, IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (Oct 18 ,2016) officially broke ground for its future Indianapolis-area store that is slated to open Fall 2017 in Fishers, Indiana. Until the store […]