Celebrate Valentine’s Day with personalized gifts from Build-A-Bear Workshop

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with personalized gifts from Build-A-Bear Workshop   Celebrate Someone Special and Support a Heartfelt Campaign for Save the Children ST. LOUIS, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Love is in the air at Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW), an interactive destination where Guests can create personalized furry friends. New thoughtful gift ideas—from scented furry […]

GameStop now accepting reservations for Nintendo Switch

New system is available to reserve Friday, January 13 online and at all U.S. GameStop locations while supplies last GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, is now taking pre-orders on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo’s revolutionary new home gaming […]

GameStop announces sales results for the nine-week holiday period

GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, today (Jan. 13, 2017) reported sales results for the nine-week holiday period ended December 31, 2016. Total global sales for the holiday period were $2.50 billion, a 16.4% decline compared […]

REI announces Vendor Partner of the Year awards recipients and the inaugural winner of the REI Root award

Brooks, GHOST, Oboz, Petzl and Columbia recognized for their exceptional contributions  SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Each day, leading outdoor retailer REI offers top gear and apparel from thousands of established and up-and-coming outdoor brands. During the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market trade show, REI recognized vendor partners who have made a […]

WCA member companies to be integrated into Alibaba.com logistics platform for cross-border eCommerce shipments

Shanghai, China, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — WCA Ltd, the world’s largest logistics network, and Alibaba.com, a leading global wholesale trading platform and the B2B business arm of Alibaba Group today ( January 12, 2017) announced they have concluded a co-operation agreement that will see approved WCA member companies integrated into the Alibaba.com logistics […]

NCR and Zebra Technologies expand partnership to provide frictionless customer service to shoppers in-store

DULUTH, Ga, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions and Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in providing solutions and services that give enterprises real-time visibility into their operations, today (January 13, 2017 ) expanded their global strategic relationship in two key areas of NCR’s […]

Helzberg Diamonds implements NCR Connected Payments to help with its payments security

Cloud-based solution enhances data protection and facilitates payment management across all locations Duluth, Ga., 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE:  NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, announced today (January 12, 2017) that Helzberg Diamonds, one of North America’s leading jewelry retailers, has implemented NCR Connected Payments to help with its payments security. […]

NCR leads POS software provider for the retail and hospitality industries according RBR “Global POS Software 2016” report

DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a leader in omni-channel technologies, is the leading point-of-sale (POS) software provider for the retail and hospitality industries according to research published by the strategic research and consulting firm RBR. RBR’s study Global POS Software 2016 is the first in-depth international study of this […]

Disney named the “Most Intimate Brand” among millennials in MBLM’s Brand Intimacy 2017 Report

GLENDALE, Calif, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Disney has been named the “Most Intimate Brand” among millennials in MBLM’s Brand Intimacy 2017 Report—the largest study of brands based on emotion—an increase from MBLM’s 2015 list, on which Disney was ranked No. 6. The full report will be released on January 17, 2017. In compiling its […]

eBay further raises the standard of online commerce with the launch of an authentication program – eBay Authenticate™

eBay further raises the standard of online commerce with the launch of an authentication program – eBay Authenticate™   San Jose, California, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Over the past 20 years, eBay has set the standard for operating a trusted and safe marketplace, devoting substantial resources in a variety of trust and safety […]

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust announces distribution of 11.75 cents per unit for January

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (“RioCan”) (TSX:REI.UN) today (Jan. 13, 2017) announced a distribution of 11.75 cents per unit for the month of January. The distribution will be payable on February 7, 2017 to unitholders of record as at January 31, 2017. About RioCan RioCan is Canada’s largest […]

USDA FSIS: Kettle Cuisine, LLC recalls chicken soup product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

USDA FSIS: Kettle Cuisine, LLC recalls chicken soup product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens   WASHINGTON, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kettle Cuisine, LLC, a Lynn, Mass. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,096 pounds of chicken soup product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service […]

PVH Corp. announces three-time PGA Tour winner Scott Piercy and 2015 PGA Tour champion David Lingmerth as brand ambassadors for IZOD Golf brand

PVH Corp. announces three-time PGA Tour winner Scott Piercy and 2015 PGA Tour champion David Lingmerth as brand ambassadors for IZOD Golf brand   NEW YORK, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. [NYSE:PVH] announced today (Jan. 12, 2017) agreements in principle for multi-year marketing partnerships for its IZOD Golf brand with three-time PGA Tour […]

Office Depot, Inc. expands line of Pens and customizable Notebooks with the launch of TUL Brights

Expanded Line of Pens and Customizable Notebooks Brings Pop of Color to TUL’s Reliable Quality and Style BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, announced today (January 11, 2017) the launch of […]

SPAR Zimbabwe Ltd all set for growth in 2017

Zimbabwe, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Zimbabwe Ltd recently announced firm plans are in place to grow the SPAR business further in 2017. The new, wholly locally owned company has a management team with both retail and distribution expertise and SPAR Zimbabwe Ltd is set for growth. At the beginning of 2016, SPAR […]

Blakemore Retail SPAR stores announce successful goods collection campaign for Worcestershire Homeless Appeal

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seven Blakemore Retail SPAR stores signed up to the Worcestershire Homeless Appeal’s goods collection, supported by their area manager Donna Cooper. Over the festive period, collection baskets were made available to customers and staff in these stores. The response from the local community was unbelievable, with […]

Kroger declares quarterly dividend of 12¢ per share

CINCINNATI, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co.’s (NYSE: KR) Board of Directors today ( Jan. 13, 2017) declared a quarterly dividend of 12¢ per share to be paid on March 1, 2017 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 15, 2017. Kroger has delivered double-digit compound growth in […]

Kroger announces election of Mark S. Sutton to its Board of Directors

CINCINNATI, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (Jan. 12, 2017) announced that Mark S. Sutton has been elected to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Sutton is chairman and chief executive officer of International Paper, a leading global producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper products. Prior to becoming […]

Kroger recognized by EPA for its efforts around sustainable food management

CINCINNATI, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (Jan. 11, 2017) announced that it was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its efforts around sustainable food management. Kroger participated in the EPA’s 2016 Food Recovery Challenge and was named Region 5 Winner in the Grocers category. “Kroger is […]

Colruyt Group’s private label Boni Selection launches new product: Appetit meal drink

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colruyt Group’s private label Boni Selection markets a new, innovative product: Appetit. It is an easy, nutritious meal drink made of oats and fruit, which offers people with a busy lifestyle an alternative for unhealthy snacks. Appetit is the result of our own research and product development, […]

Panera Bread announces that its entire menu is now 100% clean

St. Louis, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Panera Bread (NASDAQ: PNRA) announced today ( January 13, 2017) that its entire U.S. food menu and portfolio of Panera at Home products are now free from all artificial flavors, preservatives, sweeteners, and colors from artificial sources as defined by the company’s No No List, inclusive of 96 […]

Taco Bell launches The Naked Chicken Chalupa the first taco shell made entirely of marinated, all-white crispy chicken

Taco Bell launches The Naked Chicken Chalupa the first taco shell made entirely of marinated, all-white crispy chicken   The shell is the chicken. The chicken is the shell. Irvine, Calif., 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taco Bell is coming un-shelled with its latest food innovation, coming in the form of the first taco shell […]

MIGROS-GRUPPE 2016: WACHSTUM AUF HOHEM NIVEAU

Zürich, Switzerland, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — 2016 erzielte die Migros-Gruppe mit insgesamt CHF 27.7 Mrd. Umsatz ein Wachstum von CHF 274 Mio. (+1.0%). Der Detailumsatz erhöhte sich teuerungsbereinigt bei einer durchschnittlichen Migros-Teuerung von -0.9% um 2.2% auf nominal CHF 23.3 Mrd. Die zehn Genossenschaften erreichten dank leicht höheren Kundenfrequenzen einen Umsatz von CHF 15.6 […]

Florida Hospital to operate and provide clinical services at Walgreens stores across Tampa

Florida Hospital to operate retail health clinics in 15 Walgreens stores in Tampa area; Walgreens plans to open a retail pharmacy at Florida Hospital Tampa    DEERFIELD, Ill. & TAMPA, Fla., 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Florida Hospital and Walgreens today (Jan. 11, 2017 ) announced a retail health clinic and pharmacy collaboration focused on delivering more […]

FedEx dropoff and pickup services to be made available at Walgreens locations nationwide

Walgreens and FedEx customers to benefit from additional convenient and secure delivery locations   MEMPHIS, Tenn., and DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and Walgreen Co., one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, announced a long-term alliance agreement that will offer convenient access to FedEx dropoff and pickup services […]

Nordstrom announces plans to close its MainPlace Mall store in Santa Ana, California

SANTA ANA, Calif., 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom today (Jan. 12, 2017) announced plans to close its MainPlace Mall store in Santa Ana, California. Originally opened in 1987, the store will serve customers through Friday, March 17, 2017. “Southern California is one of our strongest markets and we’re continuing to invest in our […]

Starbucks UK promote Deaf awareness through a program called We Sign Café

Starbucks UK promote Deaf awareness through a program called We Sign Café   Seattle, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s not uncommon for customers visiting London’s Jubilee Place, Canary Wharf Starbucks to sign “good morning” and “thank you” as they place their orders. It’s part of the payoff from an ongoing effort by the store’s […]

Starbucks breaks ground for new store in Birmingham to support local economic development in Alabama

Starbucks breaks ground for new store in Birmingham to support local economic development in Alabama   Seattle, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — A Starbucks initiative to support local economic development in lower income communities expanded today (January 11) with a groundbreaking ceremony for a new store in Birmingham, Alabama. The event, attended by Birmingham Mayor William […]

Tesco announces the appointment of Alessandra Bellini as Chief Customer Officer

Tesco announces the appointment of Alessandra Bellini as Chief Customer Officer   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco is pleased to announce the appointment of Alessandra Bellini as Chief Customer Officer, from 1 March 2017. Alessandra will join the Executive Committee and the UK Leadership team. Alessandra joins from Unilever where she […]

Walmart and Sam’s Club partner to offer free health screenings across the country on Jan. 14

More than 5,200 locations to offer free health screenings Jan. 14 BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Losing weight is the number one New Year’s resolution for a majority of Americans, according to the Statistic Brain Research Institute, and by mid-January nearly 30 percent of those resolutions will be abandoned. To help customers and members […]