METRO GROUP: the Wholesale and Food Business to be called METRO; the Consumer Electronics division to be called CECONOMY

New company names published: It is intended that, in the future, the METRO GROUP Wholesale and Food Specialist Company will be called METRO, the METRO GROUP Consumer Electronics Company will be called CECONOMY Two focused, independent companies present their equity stories at the Capital Markets Day After effective date of the demerger, both companies expected […]

Kesko’s homepage ranked Finland’s best corporate website for the second consecutive time

Helsinki, 2016-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko’s homepage at www.kesko.fi has been ranked Finland’s best corporate website for a second consecutive time. The Swedish Comprend’s 20th Webranking survey ranks corporate websites on 50 criteria derived from company stakeholders’ needs and wishes. The 50 largest Finnish listed companies were included in the survey. On a Europe-wide […]

K-Group recruits nearly 50 new specialists to build the leading digital services in the trading sector

HELSINKI, 2016-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko’s 70 digital recruits this year will be complemented by nearly 50 more new digital specialists. New talents are sought to build the leading digital services in the trading sector and to lead IT’s new development teams and digital projects. The K-Group is now seeking experts in digital business […]

Stein Mart, Inc. declares quarterly dividend of $0.075 per common share

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., 2016-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMRT) announced today (Dec. 15, 2016 ) that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.075 per common share, payable on January 13, 2017 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 30, 2016. About Stein Mart Stein […]

Bon-Ton Family of Department Stores to spread holiday joy with gift cards give away on December 18

The first 400 people in every store receive a free gift card valued between $5 and $500 MILWAUKEE, 2016-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT) which operates Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores, is spreading the joy this holiday season by giving customers a special bonus when they […]

CVS Health outlined strategies to drive growth and shareholder value at its 2016 annual Analyst Day

CVS Health executives highlight how the company is making care more affordable, accessible and effective, and sees compelling opportunities in a robust health care market Company’s unique suite of leading assets help drive superior health outcomes at lower costs Guidance for GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations updated for charges related to streamlining initiative that […]

NRF and Prosper Insights & Analytics survey: 156 million Americans consider taking advantage of Super Saturday sales

Washington, 2016-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The biggest shopping day of the holiday season is approaching, with 66 percent of Americans – an estimated 155.7 million people – planning to or considering taking advantage of Super Saturday sales to complete their holiday gift list, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail […]

NRF Foundation announces top five finalists for its Next Generation Scholarship program

WASHINGTON, 2016-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation Foundation today (December 15, 2016) announced this year’s top five finalists for its Next Generation Scholarship program, which provides financial support to college students pursuing careers or majors relevant to retail. The finalists will travel to New York City, where they will interview with […]

Co-op to deliver new, high-value services to growers with Decisive Farming’s technology and service platforms

Saskatoon, SK, 2016-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Co-op, one of the largest ag retailers in Western Canada, is partnering with Decisive Farming to provide growers with precision agriculture, crop marketing and data management services. The partnership allows 125 Co-op Agro Centres to deliver new, high-value services to agricultural customers with Decisive Farming’s leading technology […]

Auntie Anne’s® donated more than $3 million to fund childhood cancer research through Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation partnership

Partnership with childhood cancer organization began in 2011 LANCASTER, Pa., 2016-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since establishing a partnership with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) in September 2011, Auntie Anne’s®, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, has donated more than $3 million to fund childhood cancer research. Funds have been raised through in-store […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill names Paul T. Cappuccio, Robin S. Hickenlooper, Ali Namvar and Matthew Paull to its Board of Directors

DENVER, 2016-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) has named four new members to its Board of Directors: Paul T. Cappuccio, Robin S. Hickenlooper, Ali Namvar and Matthew Paull, effective December 14, 2016. The new Directors will serve an initial term through Chipotle’s 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, and the Board […]

Macerich to announces 4Q 2016 Earnings Release on February 6, 2017

SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2016-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — WHAT: Macerich (NYSE: MAC) Schedules Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Release WHEN: Earnings Results will be released after market close on Monday, February 6, 2017.  Management will hold a conference call at 11:00 am Pacific Time (2:00 pm Eastern Time) on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 to discuss […]

CarMax reaches agreement with the Federal Trade Commission regarding its advertising practices related to recalls

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax has reached an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to resolve an inquiry surrounding its advertising practices related to recalls. As part of the agreement, CarMax is not paying any fines to the FTC and will be modifying some language about recalls in its advertising. […]