Scholarships for Military Children Program for the 2017-2018 school year opens Dec. 13

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — This holiday season is full of the usual landmark dates, including Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. However, there’s one other date in December which could prove to be almost as important as the traditional celebrations for some military families: Dec. 13 marks the opening of […]

Build-A-Bear Workshop named one of the Best Workplaces for Diversity for the second consecutive year

ST. LOUIS, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the second consecutive year, Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. (NYSE: BBW)—an interactive destination where guests can make their own personalized furry friends­—is one of the Best Workplaces for Diversity, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune. Build-A-Bear Workshop ranked No. 8 on the […]

BRP issues The Future Store Manifesto – 2016 Scorecard

Boston, MA, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — One year after The Future Store Manifesto was published, BRP issued a scorecard to evaluate how retailers are progressing along the road to the “future store.” The Future Store Manifesto – 2016 Scorecard, sponsored by Salesforce Commerce Cloud, highlights how retailers are changing their initiatives to align with the […]

Lenta announces the opening of 11 new stores previously operating under the K-Ruoka brand

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of 11 new stores acquired during the purchase of the Kesko food retail business in Russia (“KFR”), previously operating under the K-Ruoka brand. 10 hypermarkets and one supermarket […]

RUSSIA: Lenta announces the opening of its fifth hypermarket in Chelyabinsk

With this opening, Lenta expands its network in the Urals to 19 hypermarkets in 8 cities St. Petersburg, Russia, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its fifth hypermarket in Chelyabinsk. The new store is a Lenta supercompact […]

Marin Minamiya Japan’s Youngest Everest Summiteer becomes UNIQLO’s first female Global Brand Ambassador

Marin Minamiya Japan’s Youngest Everest Summiteer becomes UNIQLO’s first female Global Brand Ambassador   Berlin, Germany, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — UNIQLO today announces that it has appointed Marin Minamiya as its first female Global Brand Ambassador. She was 19 when summiting Mt. Everest in May this year as the youngest Japanese national to achieve […]

GameStop reveals what kids want this holiday season

GameStop Has the Loot Your Kids Want This Holiday; Fund Your Holiday Purchases Through Trades Plus Get a $50 GameStop Gift Card Starting Wednesday, December 7 GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, has the inside scoop on […]

Kroger’s hiring event hired more than 4,000 military veterans and their family members

CINCINNATI, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (Dec. 6, 2016) announced that as a result of its one-day Honoring our Heroes hiring event held on November 9, the company hired more than 4,000 military veterans and their family members. “I’m so proud of our store teams for their outstanding efforts […]

Newegg announces its most successful Black November to date

Strong Sales of VR and Gaming Notebooks Fuel the Most Successful Black November in Company History Los Angeles, CA, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the holiday shopping destination of choice for tech enthusiasts, recently closed the books on its most successful Black November to date, driven in large part by strong sales from Thanksgiving […]

Dunkin’ Donuts becomes the official U.S. coffee, donut and breakfast sandwich of the National Hockey League

Dunkin’ Donuts becomes the official U.S. coffee, donut and breakfast sandwich of the National Hockey League   Multi-year deal marks Dunkin’ Donuts’ first national sports league partnership and will make Dunkin’ Donuts the official U.S. coffee, donut and breakfast sandwich of the NHL New York Rangers Captain Ryan McDonagh and Boston Bruins Center David Backes will […]

Coop Italia and Accenture reinvent grocery shopping experience with the opening of Supermarket of the Future store

Coop Italia and Accenture reinvent grocery shopping experience with the opening of Supermarket of the Future store   COOP, Accenture and Avanade deliver a range of technologies to increase brand loyalty and store profitability MILAN, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Coop Italia, Italy’s largest supermarket chain, has collaborated with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to reinvent the […]

Nedbank to become the first bank in South Africa to introduce NCR Interactive Teller

Nedbank becomes first bank in South Africa to deploy NCR’s Interactive Services software JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today announced that Nedbank (JSE: NBKP), one of the largest banks in the country, will be the first bank in South Africa to introduce […]

Staples, Inc. declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share on its common stock

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today (Dec. 6, 2016) that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Staples, Inc. common stock of $0.12 per share. The dividend is payable on January 12, 2017, to shareholders of record on December 21, 2016. About Staples, Inc. […]

SPAR Netherlands announces initiatives to increase its footprint

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Continued growth in the convenience format has enabled SPAR to roll out a number of city stores recently, with openings unveiled in the cities of Eindhoven, Zutphen, Breda and Zwolle. But there are new initiatives to increase the brand’s footprint. New SPAR forecourt stores In its […]

SPAR UK launches healthier snacking range

United Kingdom, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR UK has launched an on-trend fruit, nuts and seeds snacking range, tapping into consumer demand for healthier snacks. The range brings shoppers a choice of dried fruit, unsalted nut and mixes containing seeds, nuts and chocolate. There are eight ‘eat now’ £1 bags, and five larger […]

Sheetz to open three new stores in central Pennsylvania: Manheim, Hummelstown-Derry Township and York

ALTOONA, Pa., 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers for more than 60 years, today (Dec. 6, 2016) announced the upcoming openings of three new stores in central Pennsylvania:  Manheim, Hummelstown-Derry Township and York. The first opening is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 8 at the store in […]

HBC announces its 3Q FY2016 financial results

Consolidated retail sales increased 28.6% to $3.3 billion from $2.6 billion a year ago Digital sales at Legacy HBC grew 12.9% on a constant currency comparable basis Inventory levels on a comparable basis declined approximately 2% from a year ago as a result of the Company’s disciplined focus on this area Adjusted EBITDAR decreased 1.4% […]

Sears Auto and DieHard® launches DieHard 360º Vehicle Assessment and DieHard Edge Maintenance Plan

DieHard Edge Maintenance Plans Protect Driver’s Investment DieHard 360º Provides Peace of Mind with CARFAX® and Entertainment with SiriusXM® HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Auto and DieHard®, America’s most trusted* auto battery brand, today ( Dec. 6, 2016) introduced DieHard Edge Maintenance Plans and DieHard 360° – services designed to […]

McDonald’s Corporation announces Lionhorn Pte. Ltd. as the Developmental Licensee for its Malaysia and Singapore markets

OAK BROOK, IL, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) today (Dec 2, 2016) announced it has selected Lionhorn Pte. Ltd. as the Developmental Licensee (DL) for its Malaysia and Singapore markets. Lionhorn is led by Sheik Fahd and Abdulrahman Alireza, who bring 20 years of experience as the DL for the nearly 100 […]

Aurora Health Care to own and operate health clinics within eight Walgreens stores across eastern Wisconsin

Patients to have access to Aurora’s high-quality care at  eight convenient Walgreens locations DEERFIELD, Ill. & MILWAUKEE, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens and Aurora Health Care today ( December 6, 2016) announced that Aurora Health Care will own and operate, and provide all clinical services at, eight retail health clinics to be located within […]

Walgreens with perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI)

Company scores 100 percent for the 12th Year on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 15th Annual Scorecard DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered […]

Starbucks Vietnam and The Asia Foundation to prepare disadvantaged young people for careers in Vietnam’s fast-growing food and beverage industry

Starbucks Vietnam and The Asia Foundation to prepare disadvantaged young people for careers in Vietnam’s fast-growing food and beverage industry   Starbucks extends commitment to creating opportunities and employment in communities around the world HANOI, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Vietnam and The Asia Foundation, a nonprofit international development organization, today (December 5, 2016 […]

Starbucks® Christmas Blend is a feeling of home for a U.S. serviceman deployed overseas

Starbucks® Christmas Blend is a feeling of home for a U.S. serviceman deployed overseas   Seattle, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brian is far away from the things most of us find comfort in during the holidays. A U.S. serviceman deployed overseas, Brian (last name and location withheld for security reasons) can only imagine a world […]

Nutrition and fitness guru Joe Wicks to become best seller in the Tesco celebrity chef book chart

Nutrition and fitness guru Joe Wicks to become best seller in the Tesco celebrity chef book chart   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nutrition and fitness guru Joe Wicks’ fantastic year has got even better – he’s just taken Jamie Oliver’s crown as the UK’s favourite recipe book author. Joe, who rose […]

Carrefour Poland expands its network of “Gourmet” supermarkets beyond the Warsaw region

Carrefour Poland expands its network of “Gourmet” supermarkets beyond the Warsaw region   Poland, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Poland is continuing to expand its network of “Gourmet” supermarkets and is now doing so beyond the Warsaw region.  The new supermarket – which opened on 30 November in the Galeria Słoneczna shopping arcade – […]

Macy’s commemorates National Believe Day with double donation for Believe letter writing program and Wishes Across America

Macy’s commemorates National Believe Day with double donation for Believe letter writing program and Wishes Across America   Along with granting wishes across the country on Friday, Dec. 9, Macy’s will double its donation for all letters to Santa collected in-store or online that day NEW YORK, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Friday, Dec. […]

CHRISTBAUMVERKAUF IN MIGROS- UND DO IT + GARDEN FILIALEN

CHRISTBAUMVERKAUF IN MIGROS- UND DO IT + GARDEN FILIALEN   Gossau, Switzerland, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weihnachten steht vor der Tür und Ihnen fehlt der passende Baum? Bei uns werden Sie garantiert fündig. In folgenden Do It + Garden Filialen finden Sie eine grosse Auswahl an Christbäumen: Do It + Garden Buchs Do […]

Sainsbury’s predicts fizz sales will exceed last year as the nation’s love of sparkling wine hits new heights

Sainsbury’s predicts fizz sales will exceed last year as the nation’s love of sparkling wine hits new heights   London, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s expects ‘Fizz Friday’, 23rd December, to be the biggest Christmas ever for fizz sales as the nation’s love of sparkling wine hits new heights. In fact, 1 in […]

MIGROS RUFT SPÜLMASCHINENFESTE SODASTREAM-FLASCHE ZURÜCK

MIGROS RUFT SPÜLMASCHINENFESTE SODASTREAM-FLASCHE ZURÜCK   Zurich, Switzerland, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Der Migros-Lieferant Sodastream® ruft aus Sicherheitsgründen die spülmaschinenfeste Sprudelflasche mit dem Verbrauchsdatum 04/2020 zurück. Grund für den Rückruf ist gemäss Hersteller Sodastream® ein Qualitätsmangel. Bei der blauen, spülmaschinenfesten Sodastream®-Flasche (Art. Nr. 7031.528) besteht die Gefahr,  dass diese aufgrund eines Qualitätsmangels beim Gebrauch […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance to release its 1Q FY 2017 earnings results on Thursday, 5 January 2017

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) will release its fiscal 2017 first quarter earnings results at 7 a.m. Eastern time Thursday, 5 January 2017, followed by a one-hour conference call with Walgreens Boots Alliance management beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. The conference call will be simulcast […]