Walgreens Boots Alliance to present at the 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) Executive Vice Chairman and CEO Stefano Pessina, and Co-Chief Operating Officer Alex Gourlay, will participate at the 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. Pessina and Gourlay are scheduled to appear at 10:30 a.m. Pacific time (1:30 p.m. Eastern time) on Wednesday, […]

Sonic Corp. announces first quarter of fiscal year 2017 results

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today (Jan 4, 2017) announced results for its first fiscal quarter ended November 30, 2016. Key highlights of the company’s first quarter of fiscal year 2017 included: Net income per diluted share increased 17% to $0.28 compared with […]

The NRF Foundation announces 25 individuals named to The List of People Shaping Retail’s Future

Washington, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — The NRF Foundation today (January 4, 2017) announced the 25 individuals named to The List of People Shaping Retail’s Future. The honorees represent the best and brightest individuals impacting the retail industry and will be recognized on January 15 at the NRF Foundation Gala during Retail’s BIG Show […]

Immochan France CFO Benoît Chang appointed CEO of the Alliages & Territoires company

Paris, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Benoît Chang, Chief Financial Officer at Immochan France, is appointed CEO of the Alliages & Territoires company. Benoît Chang is now responsible for translating the ambition of the two shareholders in Alliages & Territoires, Immochan and Dalian Wanda Group to create a unique and innovative location in France, in […]

Chipotle launches an online tool to help customers not just count calories, but make calories count

Chipotle’s online tool helps customers meet their dietary needs in the New Year without sacrificing freshness or taste DENVER, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced today (Jan. 4, 2017) its New Year’s resolution: an online tool to help customers not just count calories, but make calories count. Chipotle is launching a […]

Athleta launches Power of She campaign; features 98-year-old yogi Tao Porchon-Lynch on itS first 2017 catalog cover

PETALUMA, Calif., 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Athleta is starting 2017 with the launch of a Power of She campaign showcasing the power of women coming together to create social impact through a foundation of health and wellness. The new campaign builds on the Power of She platform the brand launched in April 2016.  The Power of She brings to life […]

PREIT announces its proactive efforts to replace Sears stores in Capital City, Magnolia and Woodland Malls

PHILADELPHIA, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — PREIT (NYSE: PEI) released comments today (Jan. 4, 2017) on its proactive effort to replace Sears and the anticipated closures of three stores in its portfolio in 2017 (Capital City, Magnolia and Woodland Malls): “These store recaptures are an opportunity to continue to enhance the shopper experience, drive […]

Macy’s appoints CBRE for the disposition of its stores that are closing

Los Angeles, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group Inc. announced today (January 4, 2017) that Macy’s, Inc., has appointed CBRE to help with the national disposition of a portion of the stores that Macy’s has announced it will be closing. “This partnership brings together two industry leaders, each with more than 100 years […]

Stockmann finalises divestment of Hobby Hall to Finnish SGN Group

Helsinki, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hobby Hall’s business operations have been transferred to the new owner, the Finnish SGN Group, on 1 January 2017. The transaction was completed according to a letter of intent, announced in a stock exchange release on 28 April 2016. The transaction price does not have a significant effect on […]

Garmin adds three fēnix® 5 series watches to its line of multisport GPS wearables

Garmin adds three fēnix® 5 series watches to its line of multisport GPS wearables   OLATHE, Kan., 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today (January 4, 2017) announced fēnix 5, fēnix 5S and fēnix 5X, adding three watches designed with adventurers of all sizes in mind […]

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. to present at the 19th Annual ICR Conference in Orlando on January 11, 2017

ATLANTA, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLKI), announced today (Jan 3, 2017) that the Company will present at the 19th Annual ICR Conference in Orlando on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. ET. All interested parties are invited to listen to this live presentation by visiting the investor section […]

Express, Inc. to present at the 19th Annual ICR Conference on January 10, 2017 in Orlando, Florida

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR), a specialty retail apparel company, today (Jan. 4, 2017) announced that the Company will present at the 19th Annual ICR Conference held at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The presentation […]

Barnes & Noble offers educators special discounts to celebrate Educator Appreciation Days from January 7-15, 2017

Special Discounts Including 25% Off Most Merchandise, Events, Giveaways and the Opportunity to Enter for a Chance to Win Prizes  Educators Can Enter for a Chance to Win a Selection of Books from Sterling Publishing for the Classroom, Valued at Approximately $4,000 New York, NY, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — To celebrate pre-K-12 educators, Barnes & […]

Barnes & Noble announces the start of the 2017 “Barnes & Noble My Favorite Teacher Contest”

Once Again, Middle & High School Students Can Nominate Their Teachers for National, Regional and Local Awards National Winner and Their School to Split $10,000 in Cash Prizes and More Hundreds of Stores Nationwide to Honor Local Winners New York, New York, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the […]

The Gourmet Group moves headquarters to Enterprise City at DurhamGate development owned and managed by LCP

London, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — A gourmet food importer and exporter has unveiled tasty expansion plans after opening new headquarters in Durham. The Gourmet Group, which imports food from Spain, Italy and France, has moved from two small offices in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Manchester to two units – 3,149 sq ft and 1,500 sq ft – […]

Dunkin’ Donuts adds the Americano to its variety of premium, specially crafted coffees and espressos

Dunkin’ Donuts adds the Americano to its variety of premium, specially crafted coffees and espressos   Kick off 2017 with the new Winter Frosted Donut and cool offers throughout January CANTON, MA, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — The New Year brings a new espresso beverage choice to keep Dunkin’ Donuts guests energized throughout 2017. Dunkin’ […]

Baskin-Robbins launches new Warm Lava Cake Sundaes

Baskin-Robbins launches new Warm Lava Cake Sundaes   Baskin-Robbins Brings Back Superfudge Truffle as its January Flavor of the Month CANTON, Mass., 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — It may be cold outside, but it will be warm inside Baskin-Robbins locations nationwide this month with the launch of new Warm Lava Cake Sundaes. The latest […]

Staples Survey revealed optimism among small business owners as they kick off 2017

Majority Believe Business Tax Reform Should be Top Priority in 2017 FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — On the heels of an unprecedented year, the Staples National Small Business Survey (NASDAQ: SPLS) has revealed optimism among small business owners as they kick off 2017. The survey, commissioned by Staples and conducted by Wakefield Research, […]

SPAR Hungary opens its first recruitment office located at SPAR Supermarket in Nyugati Square

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Hungary has opened its first recruitment office, located at the SPAR Supermarket in Nyugati Square, one of Budapest’s three main railway terminals. As one of the largest employers in the country, SPAR decided to open the office in order to establish direct contact with jobseekers. This […]

hhgregg announces the appointment of Aaron Trahan as Chief Merchandising Officer

INDIANAPOLIS, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) today (January 3, 2017) announced that Aaron Trahan has been appointed Chief Merchandising Officer. Mr. Trahan has over 14 years of retail merchandising experience, including 10 years in a merchandising leadership role. Prior to joining hhgregg, Mr. Trahan served as Vice President of Merchandising at Conn’s […]

Sears Holdings Corporation enters into $500 million secured loan facility maturing in July 2020

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Holdings Corporation (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today (Jan. 4, 2017) that certain of its subsidiaries (the “Borrowers”) have entered into a $500 million committed secured loan facility (the “Loan Facility”) maturing in July 2020. $321 million was funded under the Loan Facility today and […]

LuLu Group opens new hypermarket at Al Messila in Doha

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — LuLu Group has opened a new outlet in Qatar at Al Messila in Doha. The new hypermarket, located near Fariq bin Omran was inaugurated by the Chairman of Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassem bin Mohammed al-Thani. Prominent entrepreneurs of Qatar, Sheikh Khaled […]

First Starbucks® Single-origin Yunnan coffee launches in China

First Starbucks® Single-origin Yunnan coffee launches in China   SHANGHAI, China, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) today (January 3, 2017) launched its first Starbucks® Single-origin Yunnan coffee to usher in the New Year in China. Available for a limited time across all Starbucks retail locations in Mainland China, the new Starbucks® […]

Amazon announces 2 billion items delivered by Fulfillment by Amazon service for Marketplace sellers worldwide in 2016

FBA items shipped worldwide grew more than 50 percent during the holiday season Thousands of sellers worldwide joined the Seller Fulfilled Prime program Sellers worldwide received orders for more than 28 million items on Cyber Monday SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Jan. 4, 2017) announced the Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) service […]

Amazon to open second fulfillment center in Jacksonville, Florida

SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Jan. 4, 2017) announced plans to open a second fulfillment center in Jacksonville, Florida. The facility will add more than 1,000 full-time jobs with benefits starting on day one. In the Sunshine State, Amazon currently employs more than 4,000 full-time employees. “We’re excited to […]

Amazon announces third season of original dramatic series The Man in the High Castle on Amazon Prime Video

Eric Overmyer will serve as showrunner and executive producer Season Two had the most viewers over its debut weekend of all scripted Amazon Original Series that debuted this year SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Jan. 3, 2017) announced it has greenlit a third season of the original dramatic series The Man in […]