JCPenney offers unique, surprising gifts at an amazing value this holiday season

JCPenney offers unique, surprising gifts at an amazing value this holiday season   Company Offers Incredible Value with Enticing Gifts, Money-Saving Promotions and Launch of Lowest Price Guarantee Stores Welcome Black Friday Shoppers at 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day Black Friday Sale Prices Start One Day Earlier at JCPenney.com on Nov. 23 PLANO, Texas, 2016-Nov-08 […]

Dollar General unveils its 2016 in-store and online offerings throughout the holiday season

Eleven percent discount on November 11 for active duty and veteran military members and their families recognizes and honors their service and sacrifice. Extended store hours provide customers with additional convenience to purchase exciting gifts, décor, apparel, toys, electronics, assorted grocery and food items and other holiday necessities. Goodlettsville, Tenn., 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

Ton Shen Health recalls Life Rising brand “Side Head Regulator TT” Tablets due to high levels of lead

Chicago, IL, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ton Shen Health of Chicago, IL, is recalling its Life Rising brand “Side Head Regulator TT” Tablets because they have tested positive for elevated levels of lead for children under the age of 18. Lead is a naturally occurring element which can affect multiple body systems and is […]

SHRI SHIVA Foods Inc. recalls MTR Sambar Powder due to possible contamination of Salmonella

SHRI SHIVA Foods Inc. recalls MTR Sambar Powder due to possible contamination of Salmonella   Long Island City, NY, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — SHRI SHIVA Foods Inc. is recalling MTR Sambar Powder, Net Quantity: 200 g (LOT NO# 15J27C, MFD.27.10.15) because it may be contaminated with Salmonella, with Salmonella, an organism which can cause […]

Toys“R”Us, Inc. announces the appointment of Amit Poddar to head its digital engineering team

Toys“R”Us, Inc. announces the appointment of Amit Poddar to head its digital engineering team   Company Accelerates Transformation of Its Online Business with this Key Hire WAYNE, NJ, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc., the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, today (November 4,2016) announced the addition of Amit Poddar, a highly seasoned […]

Inditex allocates €9.7 million to aid Syrian refugees in Turkey through renewed partnerships with Médecins Sans Frontières and Caritas

Inditex allocates €9.7 million to aid Syrian refugees in Turkey through renewed partnerships with Médecins Sans Frontières and Caritas   Inditex is earmarking €1 million to MSF’s medical and humanitarian work with Syrian refugees in the Turkish province of Kilis along the border with Syria which it has been supporting consistently since 2013  Arteixo, Spain, […]

Unibail-Rodamco SE plans to proceed with merger by absorption of Rodamco Europe B.V.

Paris, Amsterdam, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — In order to simplify the group’s organization, Unibail-Rodamco SE plans to proceed with a merger by absorption of Rodamco Europe B.V. (a Dutch company wholly-owned by Unibail-Rodamco SE) no later than December 31, 2016, subject to the fulfillment of certain conditions precedent. The absorption had initially been […]

Albertsons Companies names Christine Wilcox VP, Communications and Public Affairs

BOISE, Idaho, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies announced today (November 2, 2016) that it has appointed current Vice President of Corporate Communications Christine Wilcox to the position of Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs. Wilcox is filling a vacancy created when Brian Dowling retired from the company earlier this year. Wilcox is […]

METRO AG signs corporate declaration on Climate Action Plan 2050 for Germany

The Plan falls in line with METRO GROUP’s own climate action goals for 2030 and with the goals of the Paris Climate Change Conference Strong signal for an ambitious and concrete Climate Action Plan that offers sufficient planning security for companies Climate action creates jobs and makes companies fit for the future 41 companies and […]

Colruyt Group supports Belgian fruit growers with sale of Boni Selection pure juices

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the third year in a row, Colruyt Group is taking the initiative to support Belgian apple and pear growers. Under the house brand Boni Selection, Colruyt and OKay are now offering 250,000 bottles of purely squeezed apple juice and an equal amount of bottled apple-pear juice. […]

Overstock.com: Medici Ventures to add Belgium-based SettleMint to its portfolio of investment companies

Investment coincides with SettleMint’s release of a blockchain voting application SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Medici Ventures, Inc., a blockchain-oriented subsidiary of Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK), announced today (Nov. 07, 2016) it will add Belgium-based SettleMint to its portfolio of investment companies. A fintech firm specializing in developing software leveraging distributed ledger technology, […]

The Ossipee Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy celebrates grand reopening on Nov. 12

Ossipee, N.H., 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Ossipee Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy will be hosting a community event on Saturday, Nov. 12 to celebrate the store’s Grand Reopening.  The supermarket has added thousands of new items, a butcher shop and many other features. A months-long renovation expanded the store from 27,000 square feet to […]

SPAR expands portfolio in Netherlands with the opening of three new stores

Continuing to support independent retailers with innovative and modern retailing expertise, SPAR has increased its portfolio by another three stores. AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new SPAR Neighbourhood store has opened in Rijswijk, Noord Brabant, following the closure in June of the only supermarket in town. Dinand Kraaij, a 37-year […]

INDIA: SPAR opens 18th Hypermarket in Paradise Mall, Nacharam

This is the 18th SPAR Hypermarket to open in the country, spread over seven states and nine cities, and the fourth in Hyderabad. AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Building on the SPAR Brand awareness amongst shoppers in Hyderabad, the newest hypermarket situated in Paradise Mall, Nacharam has been enthusiastically welcomed by customers. […]

Sheetz invites all veterans and current servicemen and women to enjoy a free meal on Friday, Nov. 11

Sheetz invites all veterans and current servicemen and women to enjoy a free meal on Friday, Nov. 11   Offer includes 6 Inch Turkey Sub and a Regular Size Fountain Drink ALTOONA, Pa., 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains, is showing its gratitude […]

Debenhams announces plans for new Magasin du Nord department store in Aalborg, Denmark in 2018

Debenhams announces plans for new Magasin du Nord department store in Aalborg, Denmark in 2018   Magasin du Nord Store Planned in Aalborg, Denmark London, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Debenhams is adding a seventh site to the highly successful Magasin du Nord department store chain in Denmark with a new store planned to […]

Swedish ICA stores announces October 2016 sales figures

Solna, Sweden, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales in the Swedish ICA stores decreased by 1.3% in October 2016 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores decreased by 1.7%. October 2016 January – October 2016 Store sales, excl. VAT SEKm Change all stores Change like-for-like SEKm Change all stores Change like-for-like […]

eBay launches new holiday campaign to inspire shoppers looking for unique gift ideas this season

eBay launches new holiday campaign to inspire shoppers looking for unique gift ideas this season   National television ads feature the incredible gifts that can only be found on eBay, and inspire shoppers to give thoughtfully this holiday season. San Jose, California, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay today (Nov 7, 2016) unveils a new […]

Dunkin’ Donuts to develop four new restaurants in Clarksville, Tennessee

CANTON, MA, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today (Nov. 3, 2016) the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with franchisees Ray and Zak Omar and Megan Karim to develop four new restaurants in Clarksville, Tennessee over the next several years. The first restaurant […]

The Kroger to hold one-day hiring event for all military veterans and their family members on November 9

CINCINNATI, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) family of stores today (Nov. 7, 2016) announced it will hold open interviews nationwide on Wed., Nov. 9, for all military veterans and their family members. Interested candidates may apply at jobs.kroger.com and simply return to a store on Nov. 9 between 11 a.m. and 4 […]

Kroger associates at Fry’s Foods division ratifies new agreement with UFCW Local 99

PHOENIX, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (Nov. 7, 2016) announced that associates working at the company’s Fry’s Foods division have ratified a new agreement with United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 99. The agreement covers more than 20,000 associates working at 122 stores throughout Arizona. “We are pleased […]

LCP employee Mandy Lloyd raised hundreds of pounds for children’s charity Barnardo’s

LCP employee Mandy Lloyd raised hundreds of pounds for children’s charity Barnardo’s   London, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — An LCP employee with a head for heights has raised hundreds of pounds for charity after abseiling almost 200 feet down the Trafford Centre in Manchester. Mandy Lloyd, who is the personal assistant for the managing director […]

Gordy’s Market announces management changes

Gordy’s Market announces management changes   CHIPPEWA FALLS, WISC, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gordy and Donna Schafer announce the official retirement of their sons Jeff Schafer, President of Gordy’s Market, and Rick Schafer, Vice President of Facilities for Gordy’s Market. Jeff and Rick worked for the family owned and operated business for over 80 […]

New Look announces H1 FY17 financial Results

NEW LOOK RETAIL GROUP LIMITED (“New Look”) Results for the 26 weeks ended 24 September 2016 LONDON, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Continued execution of strategy in a challenging market Headlines Revenue -5.0% to £718.1m (H1 FY16: £756.0m) Group like-for-like sales -8.4% UK like-for-like sales -8.8% Own website sales +9.5% 3rd Party E-commerce sales […]

More than 365 organizations and more than 1 million people joined REI in choosing to #OptOutside on Black Friday

SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Less than two weeks after announcing #OptOutside, more than 365 organizations and more than 1 million people have joined REI in choosing to #OptOutside on Black Friday. The response more than doubles the number of partners involved in 2015, and includes national and local organizations encouraging their members […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods deploys CommerceHub’s unified e-commerce platform to drive omni-channel growth on key subsidiaries

ALBANY, N.Y., 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — CommerceHub (Nasdaq:CHUBA) (Nasdaq:CHUBK), a leading distributed commerce network for retailers and brands, today ( Nov. 07, 2016) announced that DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE:DKS) has deployed CommerceHub’s unified e-commerce platform to drive omni-channel growth on DSG.com and key subsidiaries, including Golf Galaxy and Field & Stream. The partnership is […]

CommerceHub announces 3Q total revenue up 14% year-over-year

ALBANY, N.Y., 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — CommerceHub (NASDAQ:CHUBA) (NASDAQ:CHUBK), a leading distributed commerce network for retailers and brands, today (Nov. 07, 2016) announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2016. “We are pleased with the strong third quarter results we announced today, including continued revenue growth and profitability,” said Frank Poore, CommerceHub’s […]

Tesco announces further reductions of sugar levels in its own brand soft drinks

Tesco announces further reductions of sugar levels in its own brand soft drinks   Tesco reaches next reformulation milestone in bid to give customers healthier choices. CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its ongoing commitment to reduce the sugar, fat and salt content across all its own brands to help […]

J Sainsbury plc welcomes new CFO Kevin O’Byrne

J Sainsbury plc welcomes new CFO Kevin O’Byrne   London, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — J Sainsbury plc today (07 November 2016) announces the appointment of Kevin O’Byrne as Chief Financial Officer. This follows the move of John Rogers from being CFO of J Sainsbury plc to CEO of Sainsbury’s Argos, following Sainsbury’s successful acquisition of Home Retail Group […]

Kesko seeks new digital talents for its K Digital unit

Last summer’s recruitment of 50 digital talents continues as Kesko now recruits nearly 20 new digital experts. HELSINKI, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko is employing different digital business experts in new jobs. New talent is sought for web, marketing and business analytics, targeted marketing, programmatic buying, Plussa concept development and customer service as […]