The Children’s Place, Inc. announces financial results for 3Q FY2016

Delivers Q3 Comparable Retail Sales Increase of 4.6% Reports Q3 GAAP Earnings per Diluted Share of $2.36, a 26% Increase vs Q3 2015 and Q3 Adjusted Earnings per Diluted Share of $2.29, a 19% Increase vs Q3 2015 Increases Fiscal 2016 Adjusted EPS Guidance to $5.00 to $5.05 vs Previous Guidance of $4.60 to $4.70 […]

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. announces operating results for its third quarter fiscal 2016

YORK, Pa., 2016-Nov-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT) today (Nov. 17, 2016) reported operating results for its fiscal third quarter ended October 29, 2016, and updated its guidance for the full year fiscal 2016. Results for the Third Quarter Ended October 29, 2016 Comparable store sales decreased 4.9% as compared with […]

Ross Stores, Inc. reports 17% earnings per share increase in Q3

DUBLIN, Calif., 2016-Nov-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) today (Nov. 17, 2016) reported earnings per share for the third quarter ended October 29, 2016 of $.62, a 17% increase on top of a robust 15% gain in the prior year.  Net earnings grew to $245 million, up from $216 million […]

SPAR Group South Africa reports 23.8% turnover increase for the year ending 30 September 2016

South Africa, 2016-Nov-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The SPAR Group South Africa has delivered a very good overall performance for the year ending 30 September 2016, with turnover totalling R90.7 billion, an increase of 23.8% on last year. Of the turnover, 32% was generated in foreign currency. This is up from 23.1% the year before. Headline […]

uBreakiFix Hits Major Growth Milestone with 500 Stores Sold

ORLANDO, FL, USA, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — uBreakiFix has officially sold more than 500 units across the United States and Canada, confirming its status as one of the largest and fastest-growing tech repair brands on the market. More than half of the 500 stores sold are already in operation, and the brand expects […]

Morty Pride Meats recalls pork barbeque products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morty Pride Meats, Inc., a Fayetteville, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 237,891 pounds of pork barbeque products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Nov. 17, 2016). The products were produced with Worcestershire sauce that contains […]

USDA FSIS: La Quercia recalls cured, dried pork loin products due to insufficient dehydration

WASHINGTON, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — La Quercia, a Norwalk, Iowa establishment, is recalling approximately 932 pounds of cured, dried pork loin products due to insufficient dehydration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Nov. 17, 2016). Insufficient dehydration could lead to an outgrowth of harmful bacteria. The […]

Staples, Inc. announces strategic partnership with Managed by Q

Partnership Gives Staples’ Customers Access to Expanded Services Offering through Managed by Q’s Platform FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & NEW YORK, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), the world’s largest office solutions provider and one of the biggest internet retailers, today (Nov. 17, 2016) announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with […]

Staples, Inc. to sell its UK retail business and operations to Hilco Capital Limited

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & LONDON, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Hilco Capital Limited (Hilco), today (Nov. 17, 2016) announced that they have reached an agreement for Staples to sell its UK retail business and operations to Hilco for nominal proceeds. In May, Staples announced plans to explore strategic alternatives for its […]

PVH Corp. to release its third quarter 2016 earnings results on Wednesday, November 30, 2016

NEW YORK, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH) today (Nov. 17, 2016) announced that it will release its third quarter 2016 earnings results on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 after the market closes. PVH will sponsor a conference call on Thursday, December 1, 2016 beginning at 9:00 A.M. Eastern Time, hosted by Emanuel […]

SPAR Hungary opens newly renovated store in Budapest

Budapest, Hungary, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The SPAR Supermarket located at Kerepesi út 73. in Budapest has been completely refreshed at an investment of more than 750 million HUF (€2.4 million). The newly renovated store not only boasts fully modernised departments, it also integrates energy saving equipment and solutions. Speaking at the festive […]

SPAR Oman debuts in Madinat Darsait with its 10th SPAR Supermarket

Oman, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Extending its presence across the Sultanate, SPAR Oman has opened its 10th SPAR Supermarket, which sees the brand entering Madinat Darsait for the first time. This latest SPAR Supermarket is open 24/7 and features a broad range of fresh service departments including Fruit & Veg, Food-to-Go, Butchery and […]

Ergon launches DESPAR Sicilia App that features promotional offers

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Recognising that customers want more rewards and an easy way to find store data, DESPAR Partner in Sicily, Ergon, has launched the DESPAR Sicilia App which not only features useful information about their local SPAR Supermarket but also promotional offers. Ergon operates DESPAR, INTERSPAR and EUROSPAR […]

Sheetz names Nick Ruffner as its Public Relations Manager

ALTOONA, Pa., 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers, this week welcomed Nick Ruffner, who will lead the company’s communications efforts as its Public Relations Manager. Ruffner, who is a native of Indiana County, Pennsylvania, has a background across the communications spectrum, from public relations to television […]

hhgregg gives its employees the time and the Thanksgiving turkey to enjoy with family and friends

Retailer shows appreciation by providing more than 5,000 turkeys INDIANAPOLIS, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — hhgregg (NYSE:HGG), a leading appliances, electronics and furniture retailer, announced in October that they would be closed on Thanksgiving Day to give their employees and customers time to enjoy the holiday with family and friends. Yesterday, hhgregg, in partnership with […]

Schnucks to move its 4600 Washington Ave. location to Lawndale Commons shopping center, Evansville, Indiana

EVANSVILLE, Ind, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — After nearly 40 years of serving customers, the Schnucks store located at 4600 Washington Ave. will close its doors at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6. At 7 a.m. the next morning, a new store in the Lawndale Commons shopping center will open to customers at 5000 […]

Sprouts Farmers Market CFO Brad Lukow to present at the Barclays Eat, Sleep, Play – It’s Not All Discretionary Conference

PHOENIX, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM) today (Nov. 17, 2016 ) announced that Brad Lukow, chief financial officer, will present at the Barclays Eat, Sleep, Play – It’s Not All Discretionary Conference at Barclays in New York City.  The presentation will begin at 4:10 pm ET on December 5, 2016. […]

Southeastern Grocers held one of the largest single-day grocery grand openings with 73 Harveys Supermarkets

Southeastern Grocers is unveiling 73 new Harveys Supermarket stores in one of the largest single-day grocery grand openings across Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Florida. The new Harveys Supermarket is committed to Great Value and Great Prices – that’s a promise – and our customers will discover over 3,000 items lower in price across […]

The Home Depot® declares third quarter cash dividend of 69 cents per share

ATLANTA, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today (Nov. 17, 2016) announced that its board of directors declared a third quarter cash dividend of 69 cents per share. The dividend is payable on December 15, 2016, to shareholders of record on the close of business on December 1, […]

Colruyt Group joins sustainable transport initiative by shipping citrus fruits from Spain via Cool Rail

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colruyt Group will be shipping several containers of citrus fruit each week from Spain via Cool Rail, a new rail link for fresh produce between Valencia and the Port of Cologne. Trucks transport the containers to the distribution centre in Halle and return to Cologne with empty […]

BJ’s Restaurants launches new program that enables guests to honor the heroes among us

Nationwide program enables guests to pay tribute to first responders and other heroes in our communities HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today (Nov. 17, 2016 ) announced the launch of Buy a Hero a BeerSM, a program for our guests to honor the heroes among us, including first responders. […]

Kroger to host 3Q financial results conference call with investors on Thursday, December 1, 2016

CINCINNATI, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) will host a conference call with investors on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 10 a.m. (ET) to discuss financial results for the third quarter 2016. The presentation will be broadcast online at ir.kroger.com. Click on “Quarterly Results” to access the event. An on-demand replay […]

Winners of 2016 Kering Award for Sustainable Fashion announced

London, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Held at London College of Fashion on Monday 14th November, Kering and Centre for Sustainable Fashion at London College of Fashion, UAL, revealed the winners of the 2016 Kering Award for Sustainable Fashion. The event at LCF gathered over 400 guests including, researchers, journalists, professionals from the fashion industry […]

New METRO Accelerator for Retail powered by Techstars to drive digital solutions for the retail sector

New METRO Accelerator for Retail powered by Techstars: METRO and Real jointly focus on digital services for the retail sector In search of innovations and technologies for independent traders and retailers Three-month program for ten international start-up teams complements existing Accelerator program for the digitisation of the hospitality sector Applications welcome now at www.metroaccelerator.com Düsseldorf, […]

Baptist Health and Walgreens to improve healthcare of northeast Florida community

DEERFIELD, Ill. and JACKSONVILLE, Fla., 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baptist Health and Walgreens today (Nov. 16, 2016 ) announced a collaboration focused on improving and coordinating healthcare to create greater convenience and value for residents of northeast Florida. As part of the agreement, in early January 2017, Baptist’s retail pharmacy operations will open under […]

Starbucks Corporation to host its 2016 Investor Day on Wednesday, December 7th

Starbucks Corporation to host its 2016 Investor Day on Wednesday, December 7th   SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) will host its 2016 Investor Day on Wednesday, December 7th. The event will feature presentations and a Q&A session with Howard Schultz, chairman and chief executive officer; Kevin Johnson, president and chief […]

Tesco’s biggest ever Black Friday event: 11 days of amazing deals

Tesco’s biggest ever Black Friday event: 11 days of amazing deals   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers are set to benefit from Tesco’s biggest ever Black Friday event this year, with the retailer offering 11 days of amazing deals and savings up from four days last year. 11 days of deals running […]

Amazon: sellers to benefit from new and enhanced tools designed to help meet demand this holiday season

  50 percent of units sold on Amazon are from sellers, small businesses and entrepreneurs Seller Fulfilled Prime program has added more than 6 million new items for Prime members with free two-day or next-day shipping in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany and Japan Automated pricing, deals scheduling and seller mobile app make this holiday […]

Amazon Web Services: customers can now subscribe to SaaS applications directly through AWS Marketplace

Customers can now subscribe to SaaS applications and APIs from a growing list of more than 20 ISVs directly through their AWS account SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today (Nov. 16, 2016) announced that customers can now subscribe to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications directly through […]

Amazon Prime available for just $79 on Friday, November 18

The Grand Tour episode one, featuring hosts Clarkson, Hammond and May, will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video Friday, November 18 Starting Friday, November 18 at 12:00 am ET and concluding at 11:59 pm PT, Amazon Prime will be available for just $79 SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — In anticipation of the launch of […]