Activehours and Shop Your Way announces partnership

PALO ALTO, CALIF., 2016-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Activehours and Shop Your Way, a business unit of Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD), announced a strategic partnership today (November 14, 2016) that integrates the Shop Your Way rewards program into the Activehours mobile application. The Activehours application allows people to access their pay the day they earn it, […]

Kmart unveils exciting Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday deals

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The holidays only come once a year, so Kmart is making those gifts and experiences count. Today (Nov. 14, 2016), Kmart unveils some of its exciting Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday deals that will make Shop Your Way® members and shoppers want to start getting their […]

Cedar Crest Specialties recalls its Pirate’s Bounty ice cream due to possible contamination of Listeria

St. Louis, MO, 2016-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cedar Crest Specialties, Inc. is recalling its Pirate’s Bounty ice cream from six Schnucks stores because cookie dough pieces contained in the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or […]

Overstock.com launches rights offering with maximum subscription price of $15.68 per share

SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) launched its previously announced rights offering today (Nov. 15, 2016) with a maximum subscription price of $15.68 per share. The actual subscription price may be lower and will be determined at the end of the subscription period on Dec. 6, 2016. Overstock CEO Patrick […]

Kohl’s announces donation of $10 million in grants to nonprofits following 15th anniversary of its associate volunteer program

Associates donate nearly 115,000 service hours in October to celebrate 15th anniversary of Kohl’s volunteer program MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis, 2016-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today ( November 15, 2016), during a town hall meeting with associates from across the country, Kevin Mansell, Kohl’s chairman, chief executive officer and president, announced a donation of more than […]

Raley’s Family of Fine Stores to offer healthier choices at checkout stands

Raley’s Family of Fine Stores to offer healthier choices at checkout stands   “Let’s Begin to Offer Healthier Choices at Checkout” Fair Oaks, CA, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an ongoing effort to enhance life with health and wellness, Raley’s Family of Fine Stores has implemented “Better for You” check stands throughout the chain. […]

Bartell Drugs teams up with Amazon to offer Prime Now one-hour delivery service in Seattle

SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today (Nov. 15, 2016) its Prime Now one-hour delivery service adds its first drugstore to the service with local, family-owned store, Bartell Drugs. Prime members in Seattle can now shop thousands of health, beauty, grocery, snacks, local products and much more from Bartell […]

Popeyes® announces free Red Beans & Rice with any purchase on November 16

ATLANTA, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen thinks our guests might need a little comfort food right about now. So, for one day only on November 16th, guests will receive a free regular side of our Red Beans & Rice with any purchase at participating restaurants nationwide. Red Beans and Rice – a […]

Colruyt Group the first retailer to launch training programme for young graduates with leadership potential

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colruyt Group is the first retailer to launch a customised training programme for young graduates with leadership potential. During “Start2Re-Tale”, sixteen young graduates will spend ten weeks from March 2017 learning about leadership, their own skills and talents, and the retail sector. Colruyt Group wants to bridge the […]

The Home Depot® announces 6.1 percent sales increase for the 3Q FY2016 from same period the previous year

ATLANTA, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today (Nov. 15, 2016) reported sales of $23.2 billion for the third quarter of fiscal 2016, a 6.1 percent increase from the third quarter of fiscal 2015. Comparable store sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2016 were positive 5.5 percent, and […]

Irvine can now enjoy free one-delivery from Amazon Restaurants

Prime members in Irvine can now enjoy delivery from popular restaurants, Mick’s Karma Bar, Rockfire Grill, 3-Thirty-3 Waterfront, Pick Up Stix and many more. SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Nov. 15, 2016) announced that Prime members in Irvine can now enjoy free one-hour delivery from popular restaurants, including Mick’s Karma Bar, Rockfire […]

Prime Now adds Bartell Drugs to its service in select Seattle metro areas

Starting today in select Seattle Metro areas, Prime Now offers one- and two-hour delivery of thousands of products from Bartell Drugs, the nation’s oldest family-owned drugstore SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today (Nov. 15, 2016) that its Prime Now one-hour delivery service has added its first drugstore with local, family-owned […]

Colson Whitehead’s novel The Underground Railroad tops Amazon’s list of Best Books of 2016

Amazon book editors reveal the 100 best books of the year, selecting titles in over two dozen categories from Literary Fiction and Mystery to Children’s & Young Adult SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com today (Nov. 15, 2016) announced its selections for the Best Books of 2016, naming Colson Whitehead’s novel The Underground Railroad […]

Apple Pay kicks off support for charitable donations

Apple Pay kicks off support for charitable donations   Cupertino, California, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple Pay is making it easier and more secure to donate to your favorite nonprofit organizations with just a touch. Apple Pay support for charitable donations kicks off today with nonprofits ranging from global organizations such as UNICEF to […]

Amazon announces the sponsorship of 12 teams to participate in the Alexa Prize university competition

Twelve university teams from across the globe will compete to build a socialbot on Alexa that converses coherently and engagingly on popular topics for 20 minutes SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 14, 2016), Amazon announced the sponsorship of 12 teams to participate in the Alexa Prize, an annual university competition dedicated to […]

Amazon Studios announces 2nd season of One Mississippi to premiere exclusively on Prime Video in 2017

The second season is scheduled to premiere in 2017 exclusively on Prime Video in the US, UK, Germany, Austria, and Japan Created by Emmy Award nominated comedian Tig Notaro and Diablo Cody, the first season received rave reviews including Rolling Stone calling it “a brilliant series” and Entertainment Weekly dubbing the show a “must watch” […]

Starbucks announces Buy One, Give One Power Lunch offer during National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Starbucks announces Buy One, Give One Power Lunch offer during National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week   Seattle, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hunger exists in every county in the U.S., affecting 42 million Americans including 13 million children according to a 2016 report by the United States Department of Agriculture. During National Hunger and Homelessness […]

Carrefour Brazil opens its 50th Carrefour Express store in Sao Paulo

Carrefour Brazil opens its 50th Carrefour Express store in Sao Paulo   Sao Paulo,Brazil, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 10 November, Carrefour Brazil unveiled the latest branch of its convenience store format. The opening in Sao Paulo of the 50th Carrefour Express store reinforces the company’s investment in a sector that offers customers improved […]

Macy’s launches The Santa Project, a nationwide movement to fill Internet with positive affirmations of belief

Macy’s launches The Santa Project, a nationwide movement to fill Internet with positive affirmations of belief   Macy’s aims to curtail Internet cynicism by filling it with optimistic expressions of belief this holiday season NEW YORK, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its annual Believe campaign, Macy’s today (Nov. 14, 2016) launches The […]

La campaña organizada por EROSKI para recabar fondos para los damnificados por el huracán Matthew en Haití recauda €75.000

La campaña organizada por EROSKI para recabar fondos para los damnificados por el huracán Matthew en Haití recauda €75.000   Los fondos van a ser donados íntegramente a UNICEF e irán destinados a proporcionar asistencia sanitaria, agua potable, refugio y protección a los niños y niñas afectados por la catástrofe y a sus familias A […]

The Michaels Companies, Inc. to report 3Q2016 results on December 6, 2016

IRVING, Texas, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MIK) today (2016-11-14) announced that it will report third quarter results on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, before the opening of financial markets. In connection with the announcement, the Company will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. CT on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, to […]

IKEA to install solar panels on its distribution center in Joliet; Illinois’ largest solar rooftop installation

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (11/15/2016) announced plans to install solar panels on its Midwest distribution center under construction in Joliet, IL. Installation will begin in Spring 2017, with completion expected in Fall 2017 for Illinois’ largest rooftop array. Combined with arrays atop the […]

ALDI and celebrity chef Carla Hall partner to inspire at-home master chefs and kitchen newbies alike

Batavia, Ill., 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — ALDI, one of America’s favorite grocery stores*, today (November 14, 2016) announced a partnership with chef, restaurateur and co-host of ABC’s The Chew, Carla Hall. Bringing her signature flair and innovative twists on comfort food favorites, Hall is joining forces with ALDI to serve up recipes, cooking […]

Product recall: Weight Watchers Smart Ones Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Sundae frozen desserts due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination

Product recall: Weight Watchers Smart Ones Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Sundae frozen desserts due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination   Chicago, IL, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weight Watchers Smart Ones Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Sundae frozen desserts is voluntarily being recalled due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination from Aspen Hills, Inc. Cookie Dough Pieces. […]

Marine Agrifuture recalls “Kahuku Ogo”, “Robusta Ogo” and “Kahuku Sea Asparagus” due to potential contamination of Salmonella

Marine Agrifuture recalls “Kahuku Ogo”, “Robusta Ogo” and “Kahuku Sea Asparagus” due to potential contamination of Salmonella   Kahuku, HI, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marine Agrifuture, LLC. of Kahuku, HI, is recalling its “Kahuku Ogo”, “Robusta Ogo” and  “Kahuku Sea Asparagus” because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which […]

Toys“R”Us adds St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® to its charitable causes in this season of giving

WAYNE, NJ, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The holiday season is all about showing thanks and embracing the spirit of giving. And with that, Toys“R”Us® is joining St. Jude in its Thanks and Giving® campaign through a financial commitment from the Toys”R”Us Children’s Fund, a public charity affiliated with the company, to St. Jude Children’s Research […]

Apple announces conservation efforts to protect working forests in the United States

Cupertino, California, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple today (NOVEMBER 14, 2016) announced important progress in its efforts to protect working forests in the United States. The company, in partnership with The Conservation Fund, is donating the conservation easement across more than 32,400 acres of working forest in the US — the Reed Forest in […]

Dollar General announces fundraising and toy drive for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Toys for Tots Foundation

Company furthers its mission of Serving Others through in-store collections for the St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Foundation and local toy drives Goodlettsville, Tenn., 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General will continue its mission of Serving Others this holiday season with its ongoing commitment to support […]

Meijer offers sneak peek at its upcoming, week-long Black Friday deals

Meijer offers sneak peek at its upcoming, week-long Black Friday deals   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is giving customers a chance to get a head start on their Christmas shopping by offering a sneak peek at its upcoming, week-long Black Friday deals. Customers can start saving on this season’s […]

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts brings back the Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed doughnut on Nov. 16

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts brings back the Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed doughnut on Nov. 16   WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — One delicious comeback! Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today (November 14, 2016) announced the Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed doughnut will be back at participating U.S. locations on Nov. 16. In an online poll, Krispy Kreme […]