Currys PC World study reveals six in ten of UK parents regularly call on kids for IT advice

LONDON, 2016-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Puzzled parents go “cap in hand” to their kids for IT advice three times a month on average, a study from Currys PC World has found. The poll by the UK’s leading electrical retailer revealed two-thirds of the nation’s mums and dads admit to struggling with technology and […]

SPAR Partners keeps connection with customers through its magazines

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2016-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR customers enjoy news and recipes featured in online magazines and our SPAR Partners are meeting this need and developing and communicating with customers in a variety of ways. The publication of online magazines is gaining popularity, ensuring that customers can search recipes and keep themselves […]

Tops Friendly Markets help shoppers save on their holiday gift shopping with its Christmas Bonus event

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2016-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, western Vermont, and north central Massachusetts is helping shoppers save on their holiday gift shopping thanks to their Christmas Bonus event. This holiday season, Tops is not only giving shoppers the best deals in town […]

Overstock.com to discuss details of pending blockchain-traded share issuance on its investor education event on, Nov. 29, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) is scheduled to hold an investor education event on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. The company has scheduled a conference call and webcast for 1:00 p.m. ET that day to discuss the forthcoming issuance of its Series A and B Preferred shares. Overstock will issue […]

Kohl’s announces Cyber Days savings from Sunday, November 27 through Wednesday, November 30

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.,, 2016-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) unwraps Cyber Days savings on the best gifts, offering customers easy access to incredible brands at an unbeatable value they won’t find anywhere else. From Sunday, November 27 through Wednesday, November 30, customers will find deep savings on amazing product categories including electronics, toys, […]

Walgreens announces availability of opioid antidote naloxone in all of its Louisiana pharmacies

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its comprehensive national plan to combat drug abuse, Walgreens today (November 22, 2016) announced it has made naloxone, a lifesaving opioid antidote, available without a prescription in all of its Louisiana pharmacies in accordance with state pharmacy regulations. Naloxone is now more accessible and […]

Amazon.com to open its third Nevada fulfillment center in North Las Vegas

Amazon’s new North Las Vegas facility will create more than 1,000 new full-time jobs SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Nov. 22, 2016) announced plans to open its third Nevada fulfillment center in North Las Vegas. Amazon currently employs more than 1,500 full-time hourly associates at its two existing Nevada […]

Amazon Dash Replenishment adds GeniCan, Honeywell, Nestle and WePlenish to its program

GeniCan, Honeywell, Nestle and WePlenish are the latest device makers to join the Dash Replenishment program Newest products to be integrated with Dash Replenishment are Whirlpool Smart Dishwasher and PUR Ultimate Bluetooth Enabled Faucet Filtration System The latest Dash Replenishment devices available to preview at the Amazon Web Services re:Invent conference in Las Vegas starting […]

Sears to kick off Cyber Monday from Sunday, Nov. 27 at 12:01 a.m. through Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 11:59 p.m.

Convenient shopping services let shoppers buy online, get gifts same day for free HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., , 2016-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears will kick off Cyber Monday one day early with 72 hours of online doorbusters that start Sunday, Nov. 27 at 12:01 a.m. and run through Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 11:59 p.m. Sears […]

Dunkin’ Donuts offers medium hot or iced espresso beverage for special price of $1.99 all day today, November 23

Exclusive new Elf on a Shelf ornament highlights Dunkin’ Donuts’ selection of stocking stuffers for holiday shopping season CANTON, MA, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today is National Espresso Day, and Dunkin’ Donuts is welcoming the holiday with a wonderful way to enjoy an espresso beverage. All day today, participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants throughout the country will […]

Kmart set to achieve major milestone of raising $100 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

As the No. 1 supporter of St. Jude, retailer is set to achieve major milestone HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — #GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back, and this year Kmart is striving to hit a ridiculously awesome milestone – raising $100 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. […]

NRF welcomes judge’s ruling on preventing DOL’s changes to federal overtime rules from taking effect on Dec 1

WASHINGTON, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation welcomed a judge’s ruling today that will prevent the Labor Department’s changes to federal overtime rules from taking effect as scheduled on December 1. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant issued a preliminary injunction in a lawsuit brought by NRF, attorneys general from 21 states […]

The National Council of Chain Restaurants applauded the postpone of U.S. Labor Department’s misguided overtime regulations

WASHINGTON, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Council of Chain Restaurants’ Executive Director Rob Green applauded today’s (November 22, 2016) decision by U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant to grant a preliminary injunction to postpone the U.S. Labor Department’s misguided overtime regulations. “Today, Judge Mazzant agreed with what NCCR and our coalition allies have been […]

NRF: We’re glad to see Visa has recognized that they have crossed the line

WASHINGTON, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation welcomed Visa’s announcement today (November 22, 2016) that it will no longer use EMV technology and rules to improperly steer debit card transactions to its own processing network following an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission and a ruling by the Federal Reserve. “We’re glad […]

RILA: We welcome today’s ruling blocking the implementation of new U.S. DOL overtime regulations

Arlington , VA, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) issued the following statement in response to an injunction issued late today by a federal judge blocking the implementation of new U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) overtime regulations. “We welcome today’s ruling. As RILA has argued since the final rule […]

Retailers: state anti-surcharge laws are not consumer-protection legislation

Arlington , VA, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (11/22/2016) the Retail Litigation Center (RLC) joined by the Retail Council of New York State, Florida Retail Federation and the Food Marketing Institute filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Expressions Hair Designs vs. Schneiderman. The case takes up the issue of whether […]

NACS survey: economic optimism up, gas prices down, election over, Americans intend to travel and spend more over the holidays

ALEXANDRIA, Va, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — More Americans today (11/22/2016) are optimistic about the economy than they have been in the nearly four years of tracking consumer sentiment—and they say that they intend to drive and spend more over the coming month, according to the results of a national consumer survey released by […]

Dunkin’ Donuts to develop six restaurants in Greenville and three restaurants in Raleigh-Durham, N.C. with franchise group Safari Foods Inc.

LEADING COFFEE AND BAKERY BRAND SEEKS FRANCHISEE CANDIDATES IN THE JACKSONVILLE/SNEADS FERRY AND BURLINGTON/MEBANE AREAS CANTON, MA, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today (Nov. 14, 2016) the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with franchise group Safari Foods Inc. to develop six restaurants […]

The Co-op launches an ambition to have 80% of all its packaging recyclable by 2020

MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Two thirds of all plastic packaging used for consumer products in the UK is being sent to landfill or incineration with only one third being recycled, according to figures from the Co-op. Only half a million of the 1.5 million tonnes of recyclable plastic waste created every year […]

Lagardère Travel Retail wins contract to operate Duty Free and Specialty at Cairns Airport

Australia, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following their success in a competitive tender process, Lagardère Travel Retail has been awarded 10 year concessions to operate Duty Free and Specialty at Cairns Airport. This win signals a strong and successful partnership with Cairns Airport and reinforces Lagardère Travel Retail’s strategic plan of providing retail solutions to […]

Dollar Tree, Inc. announces financial results for 3Q FY2016

Sales Increased 1.1% to $5.00 Billion and Same-Store Sales Increased 1.7% ~ Diluted Earnings per Share Increased 105.7% to $0.72 ~ Earnings Include Expenses of $0.09 per Share for Debt Refinancing CHESAPEAKE, Va, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores, today (November 22, 2016) […]

Commissaries offer great promotions to save on holiday groceries

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Special in-store promotions and your Rewards Card make the commissary the place to go to save on holiday groceries, according to the Defense Commissary Agency’s director of sales. “Our commissaries are full of great promotions for the holidays,” said Tracie Russ, DeCA sales director. “Customers will […]

Kering Foundation hosted a special screening of award-winning film Sonita as part of its annual White Ribbon for Women campaign

As part of its annual White Ribbon for Women campaign, to break the silence on violence against women, the Kering Foundation welcomed over 200 personalities from the film, luxury and fashion industries and women’s rights organizations to a special screening of the award-winning film Sonita at BAFTA. London, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Monday 21 […]

Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen and Coca-Cola® unveil 2016 Holiday Collector Cups

ATLANTA, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen today (Nov 21, 2016) announced that for the 5th consecutive year, it has partnered with Coca-Cola® to create this year’s Holiday Collector Cups. Artists at Coca-Cola, together with Popeyes, catch the spirit of the holidays with four new designs featuring festive scenes with iconic characters to […]

JAPAN: Rakuten, ACSL and NTT DOCOMO carried out demonstration experiment of drone-based delivery system utilizing LTE

Tokyo, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc., Autonomous Control Systems Laboratory Ltd. (ACSL) and NTT DOCOMO, INC. today (November 22, 2016) announced that the three companies have successfully carried out a demonstration experiment of a drone-based delivery system utilizing LTE in the National Strategic Special Zone of Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture. In the latest […]

Barnes & Noble promises a series of incredible offers during its Black Friday Weekend

Return of Black Friday Signed Editions with Over a Half-Million Books Signed by More Than 100 Acclaimed Authors Introducing NOOK Tablet® 7”: The Most Affordable NOOK Ever at Just $49.99 Buy 1, Get 1 50% off Offer on Over a Thousand Educational Toys & Games New York, New York, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & […]

Barnes & Noble announces the appointment of Demos Parneros as Chief Operating Officer

New York, NY, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today (November 21, 2016) announced that Demos Parneros has been named Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Parneros, whose appointment is effective immediately, will report to […]

ascena retail group, inc. to release its Fiscal 2017 1Q financial results on Thursday, December 1, 2016

MAHWAH, N.J., 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — ascena retail group, inc. (NASDAQ – ASNA) today (Nov. 21, 2016) announces the release of its Fiscal 2017 first quarter financial results will take place on Thursday, December 1, 2016. Results will be released over Business Wire at approximately 4:00 PM Eastern Time. The company will also […]

London & Cambridge Properties annual strategic report reveals increase in turnover, pre-tax profits and investments

London, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — London & Cambridge Properties (LCP), one of the UK’s largest private owners of retail, industrial and office property to let, has posted an “exceptional year” of results, with an increase in turnover, pre-tax profits and investments. The company’s annual strategic report for the financial year ending March 31, 2016, […]

HUI Research’s The Christmas Gift of the Year 2016: The VR glasses

HUI Research’s The Christmas Gift of the Year 2016: The VR glasses   Stockholm Sweden, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — We live in a digital era with constantly new technique and products as well as in a society where we demand reinforced experiences i every situation. The Christmas Gift of the Year 2016 is The […]