Inditex to sponsor exchange program for China’s Tsinghua SEM University students in Spain

Inditex to sponsor exchange program for China’s Tsinghua SEM University students in Spain   Arteixo, Spain, 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inditex will fund grants for students of Tsinghua School of Economics and Management to conduct academic and business exchanges in Spain The Chairman and CEO of Inditex, Pablo Isla, and the Dean of […]

CarMax to fill 2,500 positions across the country

CarMax to fill 2,500 positions across the country   More than 1,200 of the positions are for automotive service careers RICHMOND, Va., 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is recruiting for 2,500 positions in locations across the country. Of those, more than 1,200 positions are […]

The 2016 NACS Show gathered 23,301 attendees; breaking its Atlanta record

ALEXANDRIA, 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — The 2016 NACS Show attracted 23,301 overall attendees, marking the third consecutive year the convenience and fuel retailing industry’s preeminent event has topped more than 23,000 attendees. The NACS Show attracted 8,228 buyers (classified as retailers and convenience distributors, which includes Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI) registration). The last […]

Gap Inc. EVP and CFO Sabrina Simmons to leave the company

SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today (November 2, 2016) announced that executive vice president and chief financial officer Sabrina Simmons will be leaving the company. Simmons will remain with Gap Inc. through the end of the 2016 fiscal year, ensuring a seamless transition over the coming months. “Throughout her […]

L Brands declares quarterly dividend of $0.60 per share

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) announced today ( Nov. 03, 2016) the declaration of its regular quarterly dividend of $0.60 per share payable on Dec. 2, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Nov. 18 , 2016.  This is the company’s 168th consecutive quarterly dividend. […]

Whole Foods Market announces 365 by Whole Foods Market™ stores in Redlands and South Lake Tahoe, CA, and Fairfax, VA

AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market announced with its fourth quarter earnings that it has signed leases for new 365 by Whole Foods Market™ stores in Redlands and South Lake Tahoe, California, and Fairfax, Virginia. The stores will feature a simple, affordable and convenient shopping experience that offers the high quality standards […]

The Bronx Brewery and Whole Foods Market launch contest to name new beer

Collaboration and Contest Announced for Exclusive Beer Available at Tri-state area Whole Foods Market locations NEW YORK, N.Y., 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market and Bronx Brewery present the ‘No Name’ IPA, a special collaboration brew, only available at Whole Foods Market locations in the Northeast Region. As the name suggests, the ‘No […]

Whole Foods Market announces leadership structure changes and appointments

AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) today (Nov. 2, 2016) announced changes to the leadership structure, including transitioning from co-Chief Executive Officers to a sole Chief Executive Officer, with co-Founder John Mackey to serve in that capacity. Walter Robb will remain on the Company’s […]

Meijer to donate up to $500,000 to children’s gift-giving programs throughout the Midwest

Meijer to donate up to $500,000 to children’s gift-giving programs throughout the Midwest   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Any toy purchased at Meijer now through Nov. 30 will help the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer share the joy this holiday season. For the third consecutive year, Meijer is donating a portion of […]

Meijer launches Wish List, a digital version of the traditional holiday catalogue

Meijer launches Wish List, a digital version of the traditional holiday catalogue   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is jumping into the 2016 holiday season by teaming up with parents to give children a fun, interactive way to build – and share – their wish lists. The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer […]

BJ’s Wholesale Club unveils its top Black Friday deals and doorbusters

BJ’s Wholesale Club unveils its top Black Friday deals and doorbusters   Members can save up to $20,000 on hundreds of offers through Black Friday Savings Event, doorbuster deals and the Double Perks promotion WESTBOROUGH, Mass., 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Wholesale Club today (Nov. 2, 2016) announced its top Black Friday deals and […]

BJ’s Wholesale Clubs donates to St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore to help families in need this Thanksgiving

BJ’s Wholesale Clubs donates to St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore to help families in need this Thanksgiving   BALTIMORE, 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — This November, 400 families will receive a turkey and all the trimmings for their Thanksgiving meal, thanks to the generous donation provided by St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore’s […]

Associated Food Stores implements two new systems to improve food safety at its Farr West Distribution Center

Associated Food Stores Distribution Center Takes a Step Forward in Food Safety New systems implemented to monitor temperatures Salt Lake City, UT, 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Associated Food Stores (AFS) is making changes to improve food safety at its Farr West Distribution Center. The Utah-based wholesaler recently implemented two new systems, the AutoSense Inbound and […]

Taubman launches “Santa’s Flight Academy” to enable children to become a member of Santa’s flight crew

Larger-than-life reimagination of the North Pole paired with state-of-the-art technology enables children to partner with Santa’s Elves to prepare his sleigh for its journey around the world BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — To rediscover the magic and tradition of the holiday season, Taubman will debut “Santa’s Flight Academy,” a one-of-a-kind, immersive […]

Auchan Retail awarded with CSR Certificate for its charitable activities by Ukrainian association “Social Responsibility Mark”

Croix Cedex, France, 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — In October, the Ukrainian association “Social Responsibility Mark” awarded Auchan Retail with the CSR Certificate for its charitable activity conducted in 2015. This certificate is awarded to companies that implemented significant actions to improve the living conditions of local communities. Among the 44 candidate companies, only 17 […]

CBRE releases ‘Global Gateway Cities’ report on prime office and prime retail locations of 20 global gateway cities

Los Angeles, 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group Inc. today (November 2, 2016) releases ‘Global Gateway Cities’–a comprehensive guide for investors seeking to acquire real estate assets in the world’s great cities. The report focuses on the prime office and prime retail locations of 20 global gateway cities, providing perspective on key variables […]

Nieuwste Albert Heijn XL duurzaamste supermarkt in Europa

Nieuwste Albert Heijn XL duurzaamste supermarkt in Europa   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vandaag ging de Albert Heijn XL in Purmerend weer open na een ingrijpende verbouwing van twee weken. In de allernieuwste XL van Nederland worden klanten volop geïnspireerd door nieuw assortiment en innovatieve concepten. Vers speelt een hoofdrol in de nieuwe […]

JACK & JONES FOOTWEAR in collaboration with Tuan Le launches two exclusive ‘fusion’ styles sneakers

JACK & JONES FOOTWEAR in collaboration with Tuan Le launches two exclusive ‘fusion’ styles sneakers   BRANDE, Denmark, 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — This autumn, JACK & JONES FOOTWEAR releases two exclusive ‘fusion’ styles created in collaboration with world-renowned sneaker designer Tuan Le A limited collection of exclusive sneakers created in collaboration between the […]

REWE Group setzt auf nachhaltigere Baumwolle

Koln, Deutschland, 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Neben der Einhaltung von Sozialstandards und der Förderung einer umweltverträglicheren Produktion im Rahmen der strengen DETOX-Standards von Greenpeace setzt die REWE Group verstärkt auf eine verantwortungsvolle Rohstoffgewinnung zur Herstellung textiler Produkte. Dementsprechend hat sich die REWE Group zum Ziel gesetzt, den Anteil der aus nachhaltigerer Baumwolle hergestellten […]

PetSmart Charities donates more than $20,000 to Parke-Vermillion County Humane Society in Vermillion County, Ind.

Grant will be used to treat, feed and accommodate pets discovered in Western Indiana hoarding case PHOENIX, 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 2, 2016) PetSmart Charities, the largest funder of animal welfare in North America, announced a donation of more than $20,000 to the Parke-Vermillion County Humane Society in Vermillion County, Ind. The funds […]

PetSmart® and PetSmart Charities® to Host National Adoption Weekend Nov. 11-13 at PetSmart Stores

PHOENIX, 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pets often rise to the top of the holiday gift lists for children and grown-ups alike and many families across North America will get a new puppy or kitten for Christmas, yet experts from PetSmart Charities say adopting a four-legged friend before the hectic holiday season could help ensure […]

PetSmart Charities donates 21,000 pounds of pet supplies to the Humane Society of North Texas

PetSmart Charities donated more than $60,000 in pet supplies and funds to help accommodate and treat 218 animals rescued in Callahan County PHOENIX, 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart Charities, the largest funder of animal welfare in North America, today (Nov. 2, 2016) announced a donation of 21,000 pounds of pet supplies – estimated at […]

Commissaries recognize all military this November with special promotions and annual free turkey event worldwide

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Commissaries worldwide are featuring special promotions in November including high-value coupon booklets for free frozen turkeys that help recognize the sacrifices of military service. “Our military families face hardships each and every day, whether it is another deployment separating families, trying to make ends meet on […]

Harris Teeter to host Thanksgiving dinner bag assembly for families-in-need served by Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina

Harris Teeter to host Thanksgiving dinner bag assembly for families-in-need served by Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina   Families-in-Need to Receive Holiday Meal Courtesy of Harris Teeter and Thomas Davis’ Defending Dreams Foundation Matthews, N.C., 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Date: Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 (Election Day) Time: Noon – Press Conference 12:15 p.m. – […]

Harris Teeter continues its annual Harvest Feast Food Drive and Donation Card Campaign for local hunger-relief efforts

Harris Teeter continues its annual Harvest Feast Food Drive and Donation Card Campaign for local hunger-relief efforts   Matthews, N.C., 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beginning November 1, 2016, Harris Teeter will continue its annual Harvest Feast Food Drive and Donation Card Campaign to aid local hunger-relief efforts. Throughout the entire month of November, Harris […]