NACS: ​Aloha Petroleum, Ricker Oil Company and Core-Mark commits to the Partnership for a Healthier America

ATLANTA, GA., 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (October 20, 2016), convenience store chains Aloha Petroleum, operators of Aloha Island Marts, and Ricker Oil Company, operators of Ricker’s convenience stores, and Core-Mark, a leading national food and beverage distributor, announced commitments to the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) at the NACS Show in […]

NACS elects its 2016–17 Executive Committee; Rahim Budhwani named new chairman

ATLANTA, 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) announced the election of its 2016–17 Executive Committee during its Board of Directors meeting at the NACS Show in Atlanta. Rahim Budhwani, CEO at Hoover, Alabama-based 6040 LLC, was named the association’s chairman; he also chairs the NACS Executive Committee, which […]

Charlotte, NC becomes the first city for CarMax Home Delivery

RICHMOND, Va., 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, today (Oct. 20, 2016) announced it is launching a test of Home Delivery in Charlotte, North Carolina, bringing the company’s hallmark exceptional customer experience to local customers’ front doors. Charlotte is the first city for CarMax Home Delivery, […]

John Lewis Retail Report reveals how Britons responded to a year of political, cultural and economic shake-up

The John Lewis Retail Report reveals how Britons responded to twelve months of political, cultural and economic shake-up by making brave statements of self-expression and embracing escapism. London, 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The fourth annual John Lewis Retail Report* launches today (24 October 2016), unveiling how Britain’s homes, wardrobes and lives changed in […]

Dior opens new fine jewelry and timepieces boutique at 34 Avenue Montaigne

Dior opens new fine jewelry and timepieces boutique at 34 Avenue Montaigne   Paris, 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dior unveiled its brand new fine jewelry and timepieces boutique during the recent Paris Fashion Week. The striking new showcase is located at 34 Avenue Montaigne, just opposite Dior’s historic Paris address. In 1947, Maison Dior […]

EROSKI ha incrementado un 19% sus compras de bonito del norte descargado en puertos vascos

EROSKI ha incrementado un 19% sus compras de bonito del norte descargado en puertos vascos   ELORRIO,España, 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI ha aumentado un 19% sus compras de bonito del norte descargado en puertos vascos en la campaña 2016 finalizada este mes y a la que se dio inicio en junio, superando las […]

Kenmore to raise funds to support military home renovations through proceeds from limited edition patriotic laundry pair

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — In honor of America’s heroes, the Kenmore brand has created a limited edition patriotic laundry pair with an American flag graphic on the back console that was designed, engineered and assembled in the U.S.A. The brand will donate $40 from the sale of each pair, up to […]

Hudson’s Bay Company announces the appointment of Ed Burstell to newly created position of Head of Partnerships

TORONTO & NEW YORK, 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hudson’s Bay Company (TSX: HBC) today (October 24, 2016) announced the appointment of Ed Burstell as Head of Partnerships. In this newly created position, Mr. Burstell will develop and lead partnerships to drive innovative and exclusive offerings across all of HBC’s banners globally. The appointment is […]

SPAR China shares best practice knowledge with its training initiatives

Guangdong,China, 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Partners in China are undertaking numerous training initiatives sharing best practice knowledge from the wider SPAR world with teams at retail and distribution level. Store design seminar in Shanghai SPAR China held a store design seminar in Shanghai recently with great success. The seminar was chaired by SPAR China […]

SPAR Switzerland introduces new range of ready-to-eat meals

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fresh and carefully prepared food always tastes great. The SPAR enjoy product line now offers complete meals and extra vegetables. Customers can choose between two menus including a meat option and a vegetarian menu. The new SPAR enjoy meals are carefully prepared by professionals with fresh natural […]

NCR’s SelfServ 91 wins two German Design Awards in “Industry” and “Universal Design” categories

Augsburg, Germany, 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, has been recognized for its innovative product designs in two categories with the prestigious German Design Award 2017. The German Design Council has chosen NCR’s SelfServ 91 in the cantilever deployment as a winner in the categories “Industry” […]

Alibaba Group’s Tmall hosted successful Global Fashion Show

Alibaba Group’s Tmall hosted successful Global Fashion Show   Shanghai, 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tmall’s status as the leading trend-defining community was further cemented today (October 23, 2016), having gathered 80 top Chinese and international fashion and lifestyle brands in Shanghai to pull off an interactive, large-scale fashion show. The close to 200 top […]

Stella McCartney launches new pink Lace Lingerie set and Breast Cancer Awareness campaign featuring Chelsea Handler

London, 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — At the forefront of Stella McCartney’s new campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness is comedian and talk show host Chelsea Handler. Handler, the host of Chelsea on Netflix, will be supporting the designer’s initiative this October. With the aim to raise awareness around the disease and encourage women to keep healthy and […]

National Windscreens opens new fitting centre at LCP’s Cheston Road Industrial Estate in Birmingham

National Windscreens opens new fitting centre at LCP’s Cheston Road Industrial Estate in Birmingham   London, 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — National Windscreens has a clear vision of the road ahead after opening a new fitting centre in Birmingham, leading property company London & Cambridge Properties (LCP) has announced. National Windscreens Ltd has agreed a […]

#OptOutside: REI to close its doors on Black Friday to encourage people embrace the outdoors and create new holiday tradition

Outdoor co-op will shut all 149 of its doors on Black Friday, process no online sales and pay all 12,287 employees to take the day off and head outside instead This year, more than 275 national and local organizations form movement to invite millions of people to participate New outdoor activity finder launched at REI.com/opt-outside […]

Kering announces the appointment of Cédric Charbit as CEO of Balenciaga

London, 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering announces the appointment of Cédric Charbit as CEO of the maison Balenciaga, effective 28 November 2016. He will report directly to François-Henri Pinault, chairman and CEO of Kering. Cédric Charbit has been executive vice-president of product and marketing at Yves Saint Laurent since May 2016, a maison he […]

Avon Foundation for Women partners with Futures Without Violence to help end gender-based violence on school campuses

NEW YORK, 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (October 24, 2016), the Avon Foundation for Women announced its partnership with Futures Without Violence, a national health and social justice nonprofit, to launch the first National Leadership Institute: Changing the Narrative on Campus Gender-Based Violence with 20 colleges and universities. Through a $200,000 grant from the […]

H&M Foundation and UNICEF create digital, interactive jacket that help stimulate child’s brain development

H&M Foundation and UNICEF create digital, interactive jacket that help stimulate child’s brain development   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The digital, interacive jacket, created by  H&M Foundation and UNICEF as part of the UNI_FORM campaign, provides innovative, age-appropriate play ideas that can help stimulate brain development during early childhood. It also shows […]