RUSSIA: Lenta announces the opening of its second hypermarket in Taganrog

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its second hypermarket in Taganrog. The new store is a Lenta compact format hypermarket located at 74A 2nd Sovetskaya str, Taganrog. The store has a total area of […]

DAVIDsTEA President and CEO Sylvain Toutant to resign

MONTREAL, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — DAVIDsTEA Inc. (“DAVIDsTEA” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:DTEA) today (Oct. 21, 2016) announced that Sylvain Toutant, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, will be leaving the Company to pursue other interests.  It is the intention of both the Company and Mr. Toutant that he will serve in his current […]

REI opens its fifth store in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — REI, the national outdoor co-op, opens its fifth flagship store today (10.21.2016) in Washington, D.C. REI has been running 100 days of outdoor events this summer in D.C. under the banner “United Outside” to bring people across the political spectrum together. The effort culminates this weekend with a […]

2016 winners of the Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards announced by ascena Foundation

MAHWAH, N.J., 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — ascena retail group, inc., through their ascena Foundation, is proud to announce the 2016 winners of the Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards. The Awards Program, now in its third year, aims to empower and provide financial support to everyday heroes who are making a meaningful impact in communities across […]

Diebold to release 2016 3Q financial results on November 15

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold (NYSE:DBD) will release 2016 third quarter financial results Tuesday, November 15 before trading begins on the New York Stock Exchange.  Andy W. Mattes, chief executive officer, and Christopher A. Chapman, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the results during a conference call […]

Diebold Nixdorf and Cybera partner to securely connect store-based payment systems with cloud-based computing operations

North Canton, Ohio, USA and Paderborn, Germany / Franklin, Tenn., USA, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf, a world leader in driving connected commerce, and Cybera, an IT leader in software-defined wide-area-networks (SD-WAN), are partnering to securely connect physical systems and digital operations for service stations with a unified, easy-to-manage platform. Combining the companies’ […]

USDA FSIS: St. Clair Foods recalls chicken and dumplings due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen

WASHINGTON, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — St. Clair Foods, Inc., a Memphis, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 26,800 pounds of chicken and  dumplings due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Oct. 21, 2016). The products contain milk, a known allergen, which […]

USDA FSIS: Brookwood Farms, Inc., recalls pulled pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brookwood Farms, Inc., a Siler City, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 126,570 pounds of pulled pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Oct. 21, 2016). The product contains soy, a known allergen which is […]

Zippy launches new Autumn/Winter 2016/2017 collection

Zippy launches new Autumn/Winter 2016/2017 collection   Porto, Portugal, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the arrival of the colder time of year, Zippy is warming up its stores with the new Autumn/Winter 2016/2017 collection. Bold, original, colourful, fun, noble fabrics, chosen thinking about children’s daily comfort and welfare, domestic fashion and design are just […]

Raley’s Family of Fine Stores named “Retailer of the Year” at the Wine Enthusiast’s 2016 Wine Star Awards

Raley’s Family of Fine Stores named “Retailer of the Year” at the Wine Enthusiast’s 2016 Wine Star Awards   Fair Oaks, CA, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Raley’s Family of Fine Stores is honored to be named Wine Enthusiast’s 2016 Wine Star Award Winner for the “Retailer of the Year” in the United States. Wine Enthusiast […]

Colruyt Group CEO Jef Colruyt awarded the first Joule Prize for Renewable Energy by Organisation for Renewable Energy

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colruyt Group CEO Jef Colruyt received the first Joule Prize for Renewable Energy from Flemish Energy Minister Bart Tommelein at the Flemish Parliament. The prize was presented by the Organisation for Renewable Energy (ODE), the sector federation for renewable energy in Flanders. The ODE awards the prize to […]

Coop ruft Manchego Käse zurück

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Betroffen vom Rückruf ist der Qualité&Prix Manchego Käse ca 200g sowie Manchego Käse aus dem Offenverkauf. Der Käse ist unter anderem Namen auch bei anderen Händlern im Verkauf. Der Käse weist Listerien auf, welche möglicherweise zu Erkrankungen führen können. Betroffen sind nur Käse mit dem Mindesthaltbarkeitsdatum 05.12.2016 […]

NEUERÖFFNUNG: MIGROS FITNESSPARK SIHLCITY

NEUERÖFFNUNG: MIGROS FITNESSPARK SIHLCITY   Gossau, Switzerland, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Am Montag, 31. Oktober, eröffnet in Sihlcity der siebte Fitnesspark der Genossenschaft Migros Zürich. Dieser bietet neben einer Fitnessarena und einem breiten Angebot an Gruppenkursen auch eine einladende Saunalandschaft. Auf dem ehemaligen Areal der Papierfabrik beleben Shopping, Multiplexkino, Hotel, diverse Restaurants und Wohnungen […]

SSP acquires 49% stake in Indian travel food and beverage operator, Travel Food Services Private Limited

United States, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP Group plc1, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, has agreed to create a joint venture, whereby SSP will own a 49% stake in Travel Food Services Private Limited (“TFS”), a leading operator of food and beverage concessions in travel locations in India. […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance and RIte Aid extend merger agreement end date from 27 October 2016 to 27 January 2017

DEERFIELD, Ill. & CAMP HILL, Pa., 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) and Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today (20 October 2016) announced that, in accordance with the terms of their merger agreement dated 27 October 2015, they have mutually agreed to extend the end date of their merger […]

John Lewis opens new Leeds store at Hammerson’s Victoria Gate Development

London, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis opened its doors to Leeds customers today (20 October 2016), as the anchor to Hammerson’s £150m Victoria Gate Development. Representing a £37m investment in Leeds, the 255,000 sq ft regional flagship shop has created 550 jobs locally, and is one of the largest John Lewis shops […]

Boutique by Sainsbury’s launches Boutique Beauty Solutions collection

Boutique by Sainsbury’s launches Boutique Beauty Solutions collection   London, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Boutique by Sainsbury’s launches Boutique Beauty solutions – a collection of seven beauty looks, designed for all women and all occasions. Whether you’re at college or university, starting your career or a busy mum, there’s something for everyone in Boutique’s […]

Krazy Glue® launches its first-ever float in the 2016 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®

Krazy Glue® launches its first-ever float in the 2016 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®   NEW YORK & ATLANTA, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Upside down cars, teetering towers of chairs, furniture glued to the ceiling and other extraordinary demonstrations of the Krazy Glue brand’s strong adhesive ability will come to life aboard the new Krazy […]

Walmart to invest $50 million China’s largest local on-demand logistics and grocery O2O ecommerce platform New Dada

Walmart to invest $50 million China’s largest local on-demand logistics and grocery O2O ecommerce platform New Dada   Beijing/Shanghai, China and Bentonville, Arkansas, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart (NYSE:WMT) today (Oct. 21, 2016) announced a $50 million strategic investment in New Dada, China’s largest local on-demand logistics and grocery O2O ecommerce platform. The investment […]

British consumer electronics brand Alba reveals how ‘tweenagers’ are rejecting TV for tablets and other mobile devices

Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — As we approach the October half-term, British consumer electronics brand Alba, exclusive to Argos, has today (20/10/2016) revealed how ‘tweenagers’ are rejecting TV for tablets and other mobile devices, as they become the most mobile-centric generation we’ve ever seen. The study of over 1,000 UK parents with […]

Two electronic wallets Wa! and Fivory pool their expertise around a single secure, multiservice, app-based mobile payment solution

Two electronic wallets Wa! and Fivory pool their expertise around a single secure, multiservice, app-based mobile payment solution   •    Wa! and Fivory, the two electronic wallets developed respectively by BNP Paribas and Carrefour, and Crédit Mutuel*, Auchan, Mastercard, Oney and Total, are pooling their expertise around a single secure, multiservice, app-based mobile payment solution. […]

Tesco to launch a price-checking initiative on hundreds of the UK’s most loved toys

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco is set to become the UK’s top destination for toys and games this Christmas as it looks to take the stress out of Christmas shopping for customers. The retailer will today (20 Oct 2016) launch a price-checking initiative on hundreds of the UK’s most loved toys, […]

Tesco: The cute interactive toy Hatchimals to top kids’ wish lists this Christmas

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Parents take note! Tesco toy gurus predict that Hatchimals, a cute interactive toy, is set to top kids’ wish lists this Christmas. The supermarket’s toy experts have been combing through this year’s new releases and monitoring shopping trends, to produce what they believe will be the most […]