Mixtapes and retro audio leading the way in how Ireland consumes music

Nearly seven in ten Irish adults find retro audio devices the most appealing way to consume music, powering one third of consumer technology spend Almost half of us view making mixtapes as one of our favourite childhood memories Over a third of us still make mixtapes now with digital playlists accounting for a third of […]

Waitrose seeks over 5,000 people for temporary roles for the holiday season

London, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose is recruiting over 5,000 people for temporary roles across the country this Christmas to help with increased demand over the busy festive period. New recruits will make up around 2,500 of these roles and they will be filled throughout October, November and December. The remaining roles will […]

John Lewis Retail Director Mark Lewis to leave the Partnership

London, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis confirms that Mark Lewis, Retail Director will leave the Partnership to become CEO of Moneysupermarket.com Group plc. Mark will continue in his current role throughout John Lewis’s peak trading period and will leave the Partnership in 2017. A successor will be announced in due course. Andy Street, […]

Chaumet opens new Bridal store at Place Vendôme, Paris

Chaumet opens new Bridal store at Place Vendôme, Paris   Paris, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chaumet celebrates marriage with a new space dedicated exclusively to the ceremony so intimately linked to the identity of the Maison. Located at Place Vendôme, this superb setting presents all the jewelry and high jewelry collections designed for the […]

EROSKI es elegido por quinto año consecutivo como el Servicio de Atención al Cliente del Año del sector distribución

EROSKI es elegido por quinto año consecutivo como el Servicio de Atención al Cliente del Año del sector distribución   ELORRIO,España, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI ha sido reconocida por quinto año consecutivo como la empresa de gran distribución con mejor atención al cliente. La cooperativa ha recogido, en el teatro La Estación Gran […]

EROSKI promueve el consumo de frutas y hortalizas “feas” pero de calidad

EROSKI promueve el consumo de frutas y hortalizas “feas” pero de calidad   ELORRIO,España, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI ha presentado hoy una campaña de sensibilización social ante el desperdicio alimentario y de promoción del consumo responsable. Durante todo el mes de noviembre, EROSKI comercializará frutas y hortalizas “feas”, que no corresponden a los […]

SONIC® Drive-In’s 8th annual Limeades for Learning® Fall Voting Campaign donated more than $1M to fund 2,315 classroom projects

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, wrapped up its eight annual Limeades for Learning® Fall Voting Campaign, giving more than $1 million to fund 2,315 public school teacher projects over the four-week campaign. In partnership with DonorsChoose.org, this national award winning and voter-driven […]

Pergo Outlast+ wins The Home Depot® 2016 Innovation Award

ATLANTA, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, announces that Pergo Outlast+ won the retailer’s 2016 Innovation Award. Pergo Outlast+ was selected because the new laminate flooring provides 24 hours of defense against liquid spills – something no other laminate offers today. The annual award recognizes the […]

NRF’s annual consumer spending survey: consumers plan to spend an average of $935.58 this holiday shopping season

WASHINGTON, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the election falling in the middle of holiday shopping, as of mid-October many U.S. consumers say they will have a more conservative holiday spending budget this year. According to the National Retail Federation’s annual consumer spending survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, consumers plan to spend an […]

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson announced as keynote speaker at NRF’s 106th annual Retail’s BIG Show 2017

WASHINGTON, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Virgin Group founder Richard Branson will be among the keynote speakers as more than 33,000 industry leaders from around the world convene in New York City next year for the National Retail Federation’s 106th annual Retail’s BIG Show. “We are thrilled to welcome Sir Richard as our keynote […]

Asda’s Income Tracker: September spending growth dropped to under £10 for the first time in almost two years

September spending growth dropped to under £10 per week – the first time since October 2014 Families across the UK had £201 of discretionary income per week in September – a rise of 4.7% compared to 2015 Wage growth remained flat as pace of inflation continued to rise Discretionary income in Scotland reached £204 per […]

CarMax marks the opening of its new location in Daytona with donation to two local nonprofits

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is celebrating the grand opening of its new store in Daytona, located at 800 N. Tomoka Farms Road. The Daytona store will stock more than 200 used vehicles of nearly every make and model and has brought […]

CarMax selects Murrieta, California to build its largest location ever; seeks 250 associates

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, selected the city of Murrieta as the location to build the company’s largest multi-purpose facility to date. The location will serve as a reconditioning hub that will feed inventory to several of the company’s stores in southern […]

CarMax comes to Mobile, AL in February 2017; now hiring associates

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is currently hiring for the company’s store in Mobile, AL. Located at 965 East I-65 Service Road South the store will have approximately 200 used vehicles of nearly every make and model and is scheduled to […]

CarMax hiring associates for its new store in Albany, NY scheduled to open in February 2017

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is currently hiring associates for the company’s new store in Albany, NY. The store is scheduled to open in February 2017 at 1860 Central Ave. With competitive pay and benefits; and a foundation built around integrity, […]

Rite Aid Foundation donates $1.8 million to KidCents charities on behalf of customers who’ve received flu shot this season

Camp Hill, Pa., 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — In recognition of customers who protect themselves, their families and their communities by getting flu shots this season, The Rite Aid Foundation announced today (Oct. 26, 2016)  that it is donating more than $1.8 million to KidCents charities that spread hope. Each of the more than 360 […]

Apple launches all-new MacBook Pro featuring the revolutionary Touch Bar

Cupertino, California, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple today (OCTOBER 27, 2016) introduced the thinnest and lightest MacBook Pro ever, along with a breakthrough interface that replaces the traditional row of function keys with a brilliant, Retina-quality Multi-Touch display called the Touch Bar. The new MacBook Pro features Apple’s brightest and most colorful Retina […]

Meijer: Michigan-based craft beer sales increased by 20 percent across its six-state footprint in 2016

Meijer: Michigan-based craft beer sales increased by 20 percent across its six-state footprint in 2016   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer began carrying its first craft brew more than 20 years ago. Today (October 26, 2016), Meijer remains committed to the growing industry and the up-and-coming local breweries across the Midwest. […]

Sequential Brands Group to issue 3Q financial results on Thursday, November 3, 2016

NEW YORK, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (“Sequential” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:SQBG) will issue financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2016 before the market opens on Thursday, November 3, 2016. Management will provide further commentary on the Company’s financial results via a conference call at 8:30am ET that […]

CBRE Group to repurchase $250 million of its stock

Los Angeles, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today (October 27, 2016) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the company to repurchase up to an aggregate of $250 million of its shares of Class A common stock over three years. The repurchase program is expected to be executed through open […]

Sears MasterCard holders to earn more points thru Shop Your Way program

NEW YORK and HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting November 1st, more than five million current Sears MasterCard holders whose cards are linked to the Shop Your Way program will earn more Shop Your Way points at many of their favorite places. The Sears MasterCard is powered by Citi Retail Services, […]

Newly renovated Bewdley Bridge petrol station re-opens

MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — A Bewdley Bridge petrol station is set to re-open tomorrow (Friday, 28 October) following a four month £1M programme of investment. The Co-op on Kidderminster Road has undergone modernisation and improvements to its filling station infrastructure including new tanks. In addition, the food store has received a major […]