Garth Brooks’ entire 16-album collection exclusively available on Amazon Music from December 24

Beginning at 12:00 a.m. ET on December 24, fans can stream all 16 albums from the best-selling solo artist in U.S. history only on AmazonMusic Unlimited—his entire collection will also be available for purchase and download on Amazon Music Garth has become one of the top-streamed artists on Amazon Music since his debut to streaming […]

Amazon Original Movie Gleason available on Amazon Prime Video on December 29

Two original songs with Music by Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready and lyrics written by Steve Gleason will also be available exclusively on Amazon Music SEATTLE, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Studios today (Dec. 20, 2016) announced that the Amazon Original Movie Gleason will be available through Amazon Prime Video at no additional cost to Prime […]

Amazon to open two fulfillment centers in Aurora, Illinois

The company’s presence grows to eight facilities and more than 7,000 full-time jobs in the state SEATTLE, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Intersect Illinois and the Illinois Department of Commerce today (Dec. 20, 2016) announced that Amazon plans to open two fulfillment centers in Aurora, Illinois. The facilities will add more […]

Amazon Original Kids Series Just Add Magic season two to premiere on January 13 on Prime Video

Based on Cindy Callaghan’s book of the same name, Just Add Magic stars Olivia Sanabia, Abby Donnelly, Aubrey Miller and Judah Bellamy, and is executive produced by Andrew Orenstein and Joe Nussbaum SEATTLE, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Dec. 19, 2016) announced season two of its original live-action kids series aimed at families […]

Starbucks Red Cup Cheer campaign across Europe to support select nonprofit organizations

Starbucks Red Cup Cheer campaign across Europe to support select nonprofit organizations   Seattle, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The holidays are traditionally a time of giving. For Starbucks in Great Britain, the Netherlands, France, Switzerland and Austria, they’re also about supporting those who give. Starbucks Red Cup Cheer campaign is currently taking place across Europe […]

Walgreens announces new strategic partnership with health care incubator and innovation community, MATTER

DEERFIELD & CHICAGO, Ill., 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — As Walgreens focuses on new ways to help support the development of next-generation health care technology, products and services, today (Dec. 20, 2016) the company joins Chicago-based health care incubator and innovation community, MATTER, in announcing a new strategic relationship. Walgreens will collaborate with health […]

METRO GROUP presents its achievements in sustainability at its Corporate Responsibility Report 2015/16

METRO GROUP shows with Corporate Responsibility Report 2015/16 improvements in sustainability Stakeholder survey and materiality analysis bases for the report Independent auditing of the report to emphasize transparency and credibility Düsseldorf/Berlin, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since 2010, METRO GROUP has subscribed to the principles of the UN Global Compact, a United Nations-led global initiative […]

Carrefour extends its new ultra-fast delivery service to Paris and Neuilly-sur-Seine

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour has just launched a new ultra-fast delivery service for Paris and Neuilly-sur-Seine. The service has been trialled since October in around 10 Paris districts. A new solution to meet consumers’ needs With this innovative new service, customers can now have around 2000 daily-use products delivered to them […]

Kmart offers the perfect assortment of holiday gift ideas for last-minute shoppers

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Attention Kmart (last-minute) Shoppers, the holidays are right around the corner, but there is still time to find the most ridiculously awesome gifts for everyone on your list. Kmart, the retailer with fabulous finds and savings, makes shopping for gifts easy and fun. Kmart has curated […]

Macy’s, Inc. announces the appointment of Cheryl Heinonen as EVP of corporate communications

CINCINNATI, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) announced today (Dec. 19, 2016) that Cheryl Heinonenhas been named executive vice president of corporate communications for Macy’s, Inc., effective Jan. 9, 2017. Heinonen, a leading communications and public affairs professional, will be responsible for corporate communications (both internal and external), corporate giving, corporate social […]

De Beers Diamond Jewellers presents complete collection of its timeless creations at its new home on Madison Avenue in New York

De Beers Diamond Jewellers presents complete collection of its timeless creations at its new home on Madison Avenue in New York   Paris, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — De Beers Diamond Jewellers has unveiled its new home on Madison Avenue in New York. Expertise and emotion meet in a space that showcases the House’s collections, […]

Louis Vuitton City Guide included on the Apple App Store’s “Best of 2016” list

Louis Vuitton City Guide included on the Apple App Store’s “Best of 2016” list   Paris, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Louis Vuitton City Guide, which brings travelers an interactive experience as they explore the world’s most fascinating cities, has been included on the Apple App Store’s “Best of 2016” list. This prestigious recognition […]

Kesko to sell its Yamarin boat business to Inha Works Ltd

Helsinki, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Konekesko Ltd, part of Kesko Group, has made an agreement to sell its Yamarin boat business to Inha Works Ltd, a subsidiary owned by Yamaha Motor Europe N.V.  The representation of Yamaha’s recreational machinery in Finland transfers From Konekesko Ltd to Yamaha Motor Europe N.V. Kesko’s strategic objective is […]

Sainsbury’s predicts Friday 23rd December to be its busiest day as shoppers stock up for Christmas

Sainsbury’s predicts Friday 23rd December to be its busiest day as shoppers stock up for Christmas   London, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — A bumper trading day is predicted this Friday, as shoppers head in-store to stock up on Christmas essentials – in particular, sparkling wine. On what the retailer is dubbing “Fizz Friday”, […]

CVS Health Charity Classic reaches $20 million in philanthropic support to Southeastern New England nonprofits since 1999

CVS Health Charity Classic reaches $20 million in philanthropic support to Southeastern New England nonprofits since 1999   WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — At a celebration today (December 20, 2016) at the corporate headquarters of CVS Health, President and CEO Larry Merlo announced that the CVS Health Charity Classic has reached an important […]

CVS Pharmacy offers variety of last minute gift ideas and stocking stuffers

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy is helping customers celebrate this holiday season with less stress by offering a variety of last minute gift ideas, stocking stuffers and better-for-you food and snack options for a healthier holiday this year. CVS Pharmacy is the go-to destination to find quality gift ideas, including […]

British Land announces the appointment of Lord Nick Macpherson as a Non-Executive Director

London, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of The British Land Company PLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Macpherson, formerly Permanent Secretary to HM Treasury, as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 19 December 2016. Commenting on this appointment, John Gildersleeve, Chairman of British Land, said: “I am delighted to welcome […]

National Retail Federation to name Nike Chairman, President and CEO Mark Parker The Visionary 2017

Washington, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today (December 19, 2016) announced that it will name Nike Chairman, President and CEO Mark Parker “The Visionary,” a new honor intended to recognize outstanding retail industry leaders, during the 2017 NRF Foundation Gala January 15 in New York City. “There aren’t many trailblazers […]

NACS appoints Alicia Personne as accounting manager

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alicia Personne has joined NACS as an accounting manager. Personne comes to NACS from Tate & Tryon CPAs and Consultants, where she served as an audit supervisor.  She also spent time at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Citigroup Inc.  She comes to NACS with many years of public accounting […]

NACS conducted toy and food collection drives for Volunteer Alexandria’s Community Toy Drive (Virginia) and DC Central Kitchen

​ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) conducted toy and food collection drives to help two local community groups: Volunteer Alexandria’s Community Toy Drive (Virginia) and DC Central Kitchen. NACS staff purchased 120 toys for the Alexandria Community Toy Drive, which will be distributed to children in […]

NGA appointments: Corinne Routhier as VP of Business Development and Member Services; Michael Gleeson as Director of Government Relations

Arlington, VA, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA), the national trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, today (Dec 20, 2016) announced the addition of two new staff members to its member services and government relations departments. Corinne Routhier has been named NGA Vice President of Business Development and Member […]

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts introduces new doughnut inspired by Nutella hazelnut spread

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts introduces new doughnut inspired by Nutella hazelnut spread   WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today (December 16, 2016) announced a new doughnut inspired by Nutella hazelnut spread. The Nutty Cocoa Ring Doughnut is available now at participating shops in the U.S. Pairing a classic Krispy Kreme doughnut […]

VanLaw Food Products recalls WinCo Brand Ranch Dressing due to mislabeling

VanLaw Food Products recalls WinCo Brand Ranch Dressing due to mislabeling   Fullerton, CA, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — VanLaw Food Products, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of WinCo Brand Ranch Dressing with code date of Best By 08/23/17. The back label was mislabeled with WinCo Fat Free Ranch Dressing label, and in particular […]

Toys“R”Us® announces 39 straight hours of shopping from 6am on Friday, December 23 through 9pm Christmas Eve

Wayne, NJ, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — As Santa is preparing his workshop, and many gift-givers are checking wish lists twice, Toys“R”Us® announced that its stores nationwide will open their doors for 39 straight hours of shopping. Beginning at 6 am on Friday, December 23, continuing through 9 pm Christmas Eve* ensuring that all […]