The RideConnected motorcycle communication App now available for free in the iTunes and Google Play Stores

IRVINE, Calif., 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sena Technologies, Inc., the global leader in Bluetooth innovation for the motorsports, action sports and outdoor sports lifestyles, has announced today the release of the RideConnected App. The RideConnected App for motorcycle riding will connect multiple riders across the globe through their Sena Bluetooth headsets. Riders may now […]

Meat injector buyers turn to Premiala as spurious quality claims from rivals discovered

LONDON, United Kingdom, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Premiala BBQ and Kitchenware today announced an increase in sales of its popular stainless steel meat injector after customers discovered spurious quality claims by rival manufacturers. Prior to Premiala’s entrance onto the meat injector scene, it was common-place for injectors to be manufactured from chrome-plated aluminium or […]

CITIC Limited, CITIC Capital, The Carlyle Group and McDonald’s create company that will act as McDonald’s Franchisee in mainland China and Hong Kong

New Partnership Will Become the Largest McDonald’s Franchisee Outside the United States OAK BROOK, IL, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — CITIC Limited (SEHK: 00267) (“CITIC”), CITIC Capital Holdings (“CITIC Capital”), The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) (“Carlyle”) and McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) (“McDonald’s”) today (Jan 8, 2017) announced the formation of a partnership and company […]

Yum China Holdings, Inc. and Taco Bell Corp. open the first Taco Bell restaurant in China

Yum China Holdings, Inc. and Taco Bell Corp. open the first Taco Bell restaurant in China   Shanghai, China, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum China Holdings, Inc. (“Yum China”, NYSE: YUMC ), and Taco Bell Corp., the world’s largest Mexican-inspired restaurant chain, today (January 9, 2017) announced that they have opened the first Taco […]

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) partners with SSP Canada to bring Lift Bar & Grill concept to the airport

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) partners with SSP Canada to bring Lift Bar & Grill concept to the airport   LONDON, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is ringing in the New Year with a new full-service restaurant, Lift Bar & Grill. Inspired by the original location in downtown Vancouver, passengers are now […]

Amazon announces original kids series, Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter to premiere on Prime Video on January 27

International Emmy Award-winning animated series based on children’s novel by Astrid Lindgren, author of Pippi Longstocking English version narrated by Gillian Anderson, series directed by Gorō Miyazaki and presented by Studio Ghibli and Saltkråkan SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Jan. 10, 2017) announced its original kids series, Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter, is […]

Carrefour Taiwan inaugurates SIGUREC intelligent waste disposal stations

Taiwan, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Taiwan inaugurated SIGUREC, the first intelligent waste disposal stations in collaboration with Tainan city government in An Ping store on 3rd of January. The set up of the convenient recycle station enable the citizens’ willingness and further reduce the waste. Carrefour, as one of Tainan citizens, is […]

Tesco launches new campaign ‘Food Love Stories brought to you by Tesco’

  CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today (9 Jan 2017) launched ‘Food Love Stories brought to you by Tesco’, a new campaign which aims to set out the retailer’s food quality credentials and celebrate the passion and care that goes into the meals we all love. The campaign will introduce […]

Tesco proposes to reduce the number of Tesco distribution centres from 25 to 23

CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today (9 Jan 2017) proposed changes to its distribution network in order to run its business more simply and in a way that best serves its customers. These changes form part of a wider programme of transformation, which has been taking place over the last […]

Premiala Announces Ongoing Customer Satisfaction with its Flavor Injector

Overview of the Premiala Flavor Injector LONDON, United Kingdom, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Premiala BBQ and Kitchenware today announced a high ongoing level of satisfaction with its stainless steel Flavor Injector, with all marketplaces holding a satisfaction rating above 96%.  A flavor injector is used to inject marinade or brine into turkey, chicken, […]

MIGROS BIETET GANZHEITLICHES WEIGHT MANAGEMENT PROGRAMM AN

MIGROS BIETET GANZHEITLICHES WEIGHT MANAGEMENT PROGRAMM AN   Zürich, Switzerland, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seit Anfang Januar 2017 bietet die Migros das neue Weight Management Programm in 41 Deutschschweizer Fitnessanlagen an. Das Programm setzt auf eine ganzheitliche Betrachtung des gesundheitsrelevanten Umfelds und Lebensstils. Schritt für Schritt führt es den Kunden mit einem 1:1 Coaching […]

MINI-MIGROS GEHT WEITER AUF TOUR

MINI-MIGROS GEHT WEITER AUF TOUR   Zürich, Switzerland, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Im letzten August lancierte die Migros eine Spielfiliale: Auf über 100 Quadratmetern können Kinder zwischen 4 und 12 Jahren „Verkäuferlis“ spielen. Die Mini-Migros ist ein voller Erfolg, darum reist sie auch im Jahr 2017 durch die ganze Schweiz und wird in […]

Migros: 3.82 MIO. FRANKEN FÜR BEDÜRFTIGE MENSCHEN IN DER SCHWEIZ

Migros: 3.82 MIO. FRANKEN FÜR BEDÜRFTIGE MENSCHEN IN DER SCHWEIZ   Zürich, Switzerland, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Auch dieses Jahr haben Migros-Kundinnen und -Kunden ein starkes Zeichen der Solidarität mit bedürftigen Menschen in der Schweiz gezeigt. Sie spendeten mit dem Kauf von Schokoladeherzen über 2,8 Millionen Franken. Die Migros hat den Spendenbetrag um eine […]

New Nordstrom Rack at Heartland Town Centre in Mississauga, Ontario to open in fall 2018

SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today (Jan. 10, 2017) plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at Heartland Town Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. The approximately 35,000-square-foot store is scheduled to open in fall 2018. The property is owned and managed by Orlando Corporation. The new Nordstrom Rack at […]

Nordstrom appointments: Geevy Thomas as Chief Innovation Officer and Karen McKibbin as president, Nordstrom Rack

Seattle, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. today (January 9, 2017) announced that the company has created a new executive team role, Chief Innovation Officer, and named long-time company leader Geevy Thomas to the position. It also announced Karen McKibbin as president, Nordstrom Rack. Geevy Thomas Named Chief Innovation Officer “Our new Chief Innovation […]

Nordstrom announces Terry Boyle as President, NordstromRack.com/HauteLook and Trunk Club

Seattle, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. today (January 9, 2017) announced that Brian Spaly, CEO of Trunk Club, has chosen to depart the company. Terry Boyle, president of NordstromRack.com/HauteLook, will take on leadership of Trunk Club in addition to his current responsibilities. His new title will be President, NordstromRack.com/HauteLook and Trunk Club. “We’re […]

Nordstrom announces the appointment of Michelle Haggard as VP, regional manager for Canada

Seattle, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. today (January 9, 2017) announced that Michelle Haggard will take on the role of vice president, regional manager for Canada. Karen McKibbin, who previously served as president, Nordstrom Canada, has taken on a new leadership role in the company as president, Nordstrom Rack. “Over the past four […]

Sacred Heart Health System to operate clinical services at four Walgreens stores in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties, Florida

Walgreens and Sacred Heart expand relationship to further coordinate patient care DEERFIELD, Ill. & PENSACOLA, Fla., 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens and Sacred Heart Health System have signed an agreement to have Sacred Heart operate and provide all clinical services at four retail health clinics to be located within Walgreens stores in Escambia […]

Fondation Louis Vuitton extends Icons of Modern Art – The Shchukin Collection exhibition until March 5, 2017

Fondation Louis Vuitton extends Icons of Modern Art – The Shchukin Collection exhibition until March 5, 2017   Paris, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — In response to the tremendous success of the Icons of Modern Art – The Shchukin Collection exhibition, the Fondation Louis Vuitton has announced that the show will be extended until March […]

IKEA to open its relocated Los Angeles-area Burbank store on February 8, 2017

BURBANK, CA, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (01/10/2017) announced its relocated Los Angeles-area store within Burbank will open to customers at 9:00 a.m. PST on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. Customers can begin lining-up at the store three hours in advance, at 6:00 a.m., to partake in […]

35,000 retailers and more than two dozen industry leaders to gather for NRF’s 106th annual Retail’s BIG Show

Washington, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than two dozen industry leaders will be featured keynote speakers as close to 35,000 retailers from around the world convene in New York City beginning this weekend for the National Retail Federation’s 106th annual Retail’s BIG Show. “The level of expertise and insider insights that industry leaders […]

NRF calls on U.S. Supreme Court to allow merchants to freely show customers the added costs that come with paying by credit card

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today called on the U.S. Supreme Court to allow merchants to freely and accurately show customers the added costs that come with paying by credit card rather than cash. “Retailers have no interest in surcharging their customers for using credit cards,” NRF Senior Vice President […]

NRF and Hackett Associates report: Imports at major retail container ports saw an unexpected increase during the holiday season

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports saw an unexpected increase during the industry’s busy holiday season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today (January 9, 2017) by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. “We won’t see final sales numbers for a few more […]

ALDI Kicks Off 2017 with Weekly Meal Plans and Better-for-You Foods

Batavia, Ill, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — For many, the start of the year means a re-focus and commitment to healthier lifestyle habits. According to a recent survey, more than 56 percent of New Year’s resolutions are based around healthier eating, weight loss or fitness1 . These healthy hopefuls can now turn to an affordable […]

Forever 21 launches 2017 Activewear Collection

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forever 21 2017 Activewear Collection provides fashionable yet functional low, medium and high-impact pieces in an array of soft and neon hues for the girl who wants to look good while on the go. The Fit and Run assortment is designed for high-impact activity and features […]

The Macerich Company announces tax treatment for dividend distributions taxable in 2016

SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Macerich Company (NYSE: MAC) today (Jan. 9, 2017) announced the tax treatment for dividend distributions taxable in 2016 on its Common Stock. During the calendar year ended December 31, 2016 Macerich paid dividends of $4.75 including a $2.00 special dividend to shareholders of record as of November […]

Ahold Delhaize commences €1 billion share buyback program and expects to complete before the end of 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize today (January 9, 2017) commences the €1 billion share buyback program announced on December 7, 2016 and expects to complete the program before the end of 2017. Maintaining a balanced approach between funding growth in key channels and returning excess liquidity to shareholders is part […]

Meijer Pharmacies remind customers that it’s never too late to get a flu shot

Meijer Pharmacies remind customers that it’s never too late to get a flu shot   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer stores have experienced a 30 percent increase in cold and flu remedies being purchased over the counter at its pharmacies in recent weeks. According to Meijer pharmacists, this activity most likely […]

The Golub Corporation opens its first “ground up” Market 32 store in Ft. Edward, New York

FT. EDWARD, N.Y, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Golub Corporation cut the ribbon on its first “ground up” Market 32 in the State of New York today in Ft. Edward, giving local residents the opportunity to experience the chain’s contemporary new supermarket concept. Located at 354 Broadway, this redevelopment project reflects a Herculean collaborative […]

Advance Auto Parts’ MOTOSHOP® Technology Tools enhances its programs for commercial shop owners, service managers and technicians

Tools and services provided by MOTOSHOP help shops better serve their customers ROANOKE, Va., 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — MOTOSHOP® Technology ToolsSM, a product portfolio from Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), recently introduced a series of enhancements to the tools and programs available for commercial shop owners, service managers and technicians. MotoLOGIC® Repair […]