REI thanks organizations who committed to create new holiday tradition and invites more to join #OptOutside

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — CEO Jerry Stritzke invites nonprofits and companies with shared values to join the growing movement of 300 national and local organizations advocating for time outside with family and friends REI, the outdoor co-op, thanks hundreds of nonprofit, public and private sector partners who announced the launch of #OptOutside yesterday. […]

The Container Store Group, Inc. announces 2Q FY2016 financial results on November 9, 2016

DALLAS, 2016-Oct-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Container Store Group, Inc. (NYSE:TCS) today (10/26/2016) announced that its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2016 will be released after market close on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. The Company will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the financial results. […]

Fast Retailing and Shima Seiki partner to produce high-quality WHOLEGARMENT® knit products

Berlin, Germany, 2016-Oct-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. today (2016.10.27) announces the launch of Innovation Factory Co., Ltd. (“Innovation Factory”), a joint venture with Shima Seiki Mfg., Ltd., for the joint development and manufacture of knit products, aimed at establishing a new production system utilizing knit production technologies. Innovation Factory was originally […]

Product Launch: AOSO Newly Released M16 Wireless Bluetooth 4.1 Headphones with Adjustable Neckband

BUFFALO, NY, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — AOSO Newly released M16 Bluetooth Headphones take advantages of Bluetooth 4.1 version, providing universal compatibility with all Bluetooth-enabled devices, and automatically pairing your last connected device. LED indicator light can also show the remaining battery at your iphone / ipad. Users can pair 2 bluetooth-enabled devices simultaneously. This […]

Lenta to acquire Kesko’s K-Ruoka brand food retail business in Russia

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, and Kesko are pleased to announce they have reached an agreement under which Lenta will acquire Kesko’s food retail business in Russia (“KFR”), currently operating under the K-Ruoka brand. Assets acquired KFR consists of 10 […]

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. to host 3Q 2016 financial results conference call on November 10, 2016

ATLANTA, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLKI), the franchisor and operator of Popeyes® restaurants, today (October 26, 2016) announced that its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for its third quarter 2016, which ended October 2, 2016, will be filed on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, after market close. The Company will […]

Delaware North’s Yellowstone General Stores warehouse awarded Zero Waste Certificate by the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council

Delaware North’s Yellowstone General Stores warehouse awarded Zero Waste Certificate by the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council   WEST YELLOWSTONE, Mont., 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Zero Waste Business Council has awarded Delaware North a Zero Waste Certificate for its environmentally-friendly operation of the Yellowstone General Stores warehouse. The highly-acclaimed certification is […]

Stockmann department stores in Riga and Tallinn open new services and shops

Helsinki, Finland, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stockmann is focusing in its own department store operations on fashion, food, cosmetics and home products. New partners will complement the shopping experience also in the Baltic countries by offering additional products and services for our customers. On October 10 four new shops were opened in the second […]

EHI Retail Institute study: Retailers seek to further expand their digital services on the sales and presentation areas

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retailers seek to further expand their digital services on the sales and presentation areas. This is the conclusion arrived at by the study “Der Store im Omnichannel-Zeitalter” (The Store in the Omnichannel Age) for which the EHI Retail Institute polled the general managers of relevant retail companies in […]

Italian Federation of Athletics, Auchan and Simply launch initiative to promote athletics to students and their families

Croix Cedex, France, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The 2016/2017 edition of the initiative launched by Italian Federation of Athletics, in partnership with Auchan and Simply, dedicated to students and their families, was presented to the Ministry of Education, University and Research. Sport and education are ready for the relay “Athletics Generation” is a […]

Beauty iQ: QVC to launch the world’s first multiplatform beauty shopping network

Global leader in video and e-commerce is delivering live daily programming that combines social, retail and media as one; features beauty experts, influencers and brands West Chester, Pa., 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beauty – all the time, anytime, anywhere. Today (October 25, 2016), QVC, Inc., the world’s leading video and ecommerce retailer, announced plans […]

Best Buy announces 20 must-have technology products for the holiday shopping season

Best Buy announces 20 must-have technology products for the holiday shopping season   Minneapolis, MN, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Start preparing those wish lists; the holiday shopping season is here. Today (October 25, 2016 ), Best Buy announced its annual “Top Tech” list — the 20 must-have technology products— just in time to get a […]

10-disc boxed set “Garth Brooks: The Ultimate Collection” available only at Target

Brooks’ new album with two Target-exclusive bonus songs will be part of the retailer’s boxed set available Nov. 11, two weeks ahead of the album’s standalone national release Target to offer the exclusive 10-disc boxed set and new “Christmas Together” duets album as a limited-release pre-order bundle for $29.99 on Target.com MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail […]

Sequential Brands Group partners with Guirenniao Co., Ltd. to bring AND1® basketball brand to China

NEW YORK, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) (“Sequential” or the “Company”) announced today (Oct. 26, 2016) that it has entered into a long-term agreement with Guirenniao Co., Ltd. (“GRN”) to bring the AND1® basketball brand to China. Under the new agreement, GRN will work closely with the Company to develop […]

The Home Store at JCPenney to debut wider range of home products for the millennial shopper

The Home Store at JCPenney to debut wider range of home products for the millennial shopper   PLANO, Texas, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — There is no place like home for the millennial, which is why JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] has announced today (Oct. 25, 2016)  an updated assortment of fashion bedding, window coverings and soft […]

British Land brought together retailers and the local community to celebrate Teesside’s 25th birthday

British Land brought together retailers and the local community to celebrate Teesside’s 25th birthday   London, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Teesside, Stockton celebrated its 25th birthday at the weekend with events that brought together retailers, consumers, the centre team and the local community. Since opening in October 1991, Teesside has welcomed more than 150 […]

The John Lewis Partnership announces the appointment of Paula Nickolds as Managing Director

London, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership announces today ( 25 October 2016) that Paula Nickolds will be appointed Managing Director, John Lewis. Paula joined the Partnership in 1994 as a graduate trainee in John Lewis Oxford Street. She held a number of senior roles before joining the John Lewis management […]

Moynat reinvents Russia leather in its new collection

Moynat reinvents Russia leather in its new collection   Paris, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Faithful to its values, Maison Moynat has marked the renaissance of Russia leather with an updated version of this mythic material. With its exceptional qualities, Russia leather was widely used to craft leather articles and leather goods for over three […]

Nordstrom to hire 11,400 seasonal employees for the busy holiday season

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) is hiring approximately 11,400 seasonal employees to serve customers at its Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack stores, as well as in its fulfillment and distribution centers that support the company’s stores, Nordstrom.com, Nordstromrack.com, HauteLook and Trunk Club. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the […]

Nordstrom’s EVP and CFO Mike Koppel to retire in spring 2017

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom announced today (Oct. 24, 2016) that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Mike Koppel has shared his plans to retire from the company in spring 2017. Koppel will remain in his role until then to support the search for a new CFO and assist with his successor’s […]

Trolls to visit Carrefour stores throughout Romania from 20 October to 7 December

http://www.carrefour.com/sites/default/files/a_inceput_troliimania.mp4   Romania, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The colourful fun characters from the animated film Trolls will be making appearances in all Carrefour stores throughout the country from 20 October to 7 December. Customers will get to meet them in Carrefour hypermarkets and Carrefour Market and Billa stores, as well as in Express and […]

AmazonFresh expands to Chicago and Dallas

Customers can shop for fresh groceries, beauty products, household goods, and more – all for same-day or next-day delivery, seven days a week So far this year, AmazonFresh has also launched in Northern Virginia, Boston, Baltimore, and London, and expanded service in New York, New Jersey,Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, New Hampshire, West Virginia and […]

Amazon added more than 60 new brands to Dash Button

Dash Button orders up over 5x in the last year Even more brands now see a majority of Amazon orders for popular items coming via Dash Button including Hefty, Peet’s Coffee and ARM & HAMMER More than 200 Dash Buttons now available, including new additions from Bai, Cheez-It, Folgers, Fresh Kitty, Meow Mix, Milk Bone, PoopBags, […]

Amazon announces free one-hour delivery for Prime members in Brooklyn from more than 130 popular restaurants

Prime members in Brooklyn can now enjoy delivery from popular restaurants, including Roberta’s Pizza, Blue Ribbon Brasserie, Momofuku Milk Bar, Talde, Miriam, Hill Country BBQ & Chicken, and many more SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) today (Oct. 25, 2016) announced that Prime members in Brooklyn can now enjoy free one-hour delivery from more than […]

#LuLuSaveWaterChallenge announces winners

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Going in sync with UAE’s vision towards a sustainable environment, LuLu Group International had combined forces with the ADDC to bring forth awareness towards conserving water through the #LuLuSaveWaterChallenge in March, 2016. The campaign aimed at creating awareness and guiding the residents of Abu Dhabi in conserving […]

SSP wins contract to operate eight food and beverage concessions at Phuket International Airport

SSP wins contract to operate eight food and beverage concessions at Phuket International Airport   LONDON, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP Group plc, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, has consolidated its position in the Thai market with a number of new contract wins. At Phuket International Airport, […]