EarthLink and Boston Retail Partners to help retailers transition to a true unified commerce platform

ATLANTA, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — EarthLink Holdings Corp. (ELNK) and Boston Retail Partners (BRP) today (Jan. 16, 2017) announced the launch of a new Unified Commerce as a Service offering to help retailers transition from current faux omni-channel environments to a true unified commerce platform. The Unified Commerce as a Service offering delivers a […]

Tiffany & Co. announces the appointment of Reed Krakoff as Chief Artistic Officer

NEW YORK, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) today (January 17, 2017 ) announced that Reed Krakoff will join Tiffany in the new position of Chief Artistic Officer, effective February 1. Reed will direct design for TIFFANY & CO. brand jewelry, as well as luxury accessories, and lead the brand’s overarching artistic and […]

Tiffany & Co. announces sales results for the holiday period

NEW YORK, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) reported its sales results for the two months ended December 31, 2016 (“holiday period”). Worldwide net sales of $966 million were slightly above $961 million a year ago, with sales growth in Asia-Pacific and Japan largely offset by lower sales in the Americas and […]

London & Cambridge Properties given outline planning permission for a residential development on the former Ibstock Brick site in Kingswinford

London, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — About 200 homes could be built on the former Ibstock Brick site in Kingswinford after leading property company London & Cambridge Properties (LCP) was given outline planning permission for a residential development. Residential developers are being consulted about transforming the land off Tansey Green Road, bordering the Pensnett Estate […]

Al Rajhi Bank partners with Diebold Nixdorf to develop an award-winning biometric-enabled self-service solution

Customized debit card printing enhances consumer experience RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Al Rajhi Bank, a leading international banking group, recently partnered with Diebold Nixdorf to collaboratively develop an award-winning biometric-enabled self-service solution. The custom solution is the first to enable debit card printing via biometric authentication at a self-service terminal […]

Diebold Nixdorf announces the appointment of Devora Henderson as VP, retail, for the Americas region

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD) today (Jan. 16, 2017) announced that Devora Henderson has been named vice president, retail, for the Americas region. In this role, she will focus on growing the company’s retail business in the region and manage a portfolio of innovative solutions that will […]

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. to close its Elder-Beerman store at the Ohio Valley Mall in St. Clairsville, Ohio

MILWAUKEE, WI, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), today (January 17, 2017)  announced it will close its Elder-Beerman store at the Ohio Valley Mall in St. Clairsville, Ohio. The company will not renew the lease, which terminates March 31, 2017. The closing will impact approximately 46 associates at this location. […]

NCR Corporation enters into agreement to resolve Wisconsin Fox River environmental cleanup and related Superfund litigation

United States Government and State of Wisconsin Support Decree Relating to Cleanup Efforts that NCR Began in 2009 DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) today (January 17, 2017) announced it is resolving the Wisconsin Fox River environmental cleanup and related Superfund litigation by entry into a definitive consent decree […]

Globus hypermarket rolls out NCR FastLane Mobile Shopper powered by Re-Vision in Russia

The Scan & Go system is based on the NCR FastLane Mobile Shopper powered by Re-Vision solution and is the first customer implementation in Europe DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in omni-channel technologies, announced that the Globus hypermarket chain is the first supermarket in Europe to […]

Allied and RioCan announce Indigo as new tenant at King Portland Centre achieving 75% total leased area at the new office component

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Allied Properties REIT (TSX:AP.UN) and RioCan REIT (TSX:REI.UN) today (Jan. 17, 2017) announced an important lease transaction in connection with the development of King Portland Centre in Toronto. Indigo Books & Music Inc. has signed a commitment to lease approximately 78,810 square feet of GLA in the […]

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust completes issuance of $300 million principal amount of Series Y senior unsecured debentures

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (“RioCan”) (TSX:REI.UN) announced today (01/16/2017) that it has successfully completed its issuance of $300 million principal amount of Series Y senior unsecured debentures (the “Debentures”). The agency syndicate was co-led by RBC Capital Markets, TD Securities and BMO Capital Markets. The Debentures […]

Al Meera to expand its chain of supermarkets at Msheireb Downtown Doha

Al Meera to expand its chain of supermarkets at Msheireb Downtown Doha   QATAR, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Msheireb Properties and Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) signed a partnership that will bring the country’s leading retail brand to Msheireb Downtown Doha (MDD). The new Al Meera store will be located at Galleria Mall […]

7‑Eleven® introduces hot, ready-to-eat breakfast pizza!

7‑Eleven® introduces hot, ready-to-eat breakfast pizza!   New Breakfast Pizza with Biscuit Crust is Available Whole, by the Slice IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Good gravy! Participating 7‑Eleven® stores now have hot, ready-to-eat breakfast pizza! While some like to eat traditional breakfast foods for the first meal of the day, others choose what’s […]

Office Depot and Austin Independent School District to develop an innovative entrepreneurship classroom at Crockett High School

BOCA RATON, Fla, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today (January 17, 2017 ) announced an expanded partnership with Austin Independent School District (AISD). The company recently worked with the district to develop an innovative entrepreneurship classroom at Crockett High School, located in Austin, […]

Zalando SE announces 25-26% increase in revenues during the fourth quarter of 2016

Q4 revenues at EUR 1,086-1,094 million (25-26% growth), adjusted EBIT of EUR 81-104 million (7.5-9.5% margin) Full year revenues at EUR 3,633-3,642 million, adjusted EBIT of EUR 202-225 million (5.6-6.2% margin) Zalando to expand fulfillment footprint in Sweden BERLIN, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zalando SE, Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, grew revenues […]

A.F. Blakemore launches Blakemore Branching Out programme to support young people gain skills to enter employment successfully

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — A.F. Blakemore has launched a new community programme to inspire, engage and motivate young people about the opportunities in the employment industry. The Blakemore Branching Out programme will support young people across five key interventions, enabling them to gain the necessary skills to enter employment successfully, provide […]

SPAR Nigeria hosted SME Bazaar for small and medium Nigerian enterprises

Nigeria, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Nigeria was the host of the one day SME Bazaar organised for small and medium Nigerian enterprises in collaboration with the Bank of Industry, the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria and the Retail Council of Nigeria. The SME Bazaar followed an extensive SME Workshop to educate and offer […]

Sheetz for the Kidz raised a record-breaking $580,000 during its annual December 2016 campaign

ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz for the Kidz is proud to announce that it raised more than $580,000 during its annual December campaign through customer donations.  This is a record for the Sheetz employee-run charity that exceeds last year’s campaign fundraising total by more than $60,000. Sheetz for the Kidz is a […]

Symphony EYC and Topco to provide retail members with both insights and reports to help drive ID store sales

Partnership provides Topco members and suppliers with better understanding of consumer shopping patterns and decision-making across the aggregate, helping drive business growth and gaining a sustainable competitive advantage. PALO ALTO, CA, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Symphony EYC, the leading provider of software and services for retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers, and Topco Associates, LLC, the […]

Sears Home Services rolls out GoToAssist Seeit on their technicians’ smartphones to help them fix appliances faster

GoToAssist Seeit Enables Master Technicians to Remotely See and Diagnose Problems to Get Appliances Running Again as Quickly as Possible HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — When Sears Home Services technician Antonio Corzo was in a customer’s home in Bound Brook, N.J., last month to repair a washing machine, he encountered an unusual […]

t0.com, Inc. further expands its presence and range of services in global financial ecosystem with the acquisition of Blue Ocean Technologies

Creates Blue Ocean Technologies, LLC to offer U.S. securities trading after close of U.S. capital markets SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Financial technology firm t0.com, Inc., has formed Blue Ocean Technologies, LLC after acquiring the assets of Singapore-based Blue Ocean Financial Technology, Pte. Ltd. The addition of Blue Ocean Technologies to the […]

Walgreens announces availability of naloxone opioid antidote without prescription at its Arizona pharmacies

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its comprehensive national plan to combat drug abuse, Walgreens today (January 17, 2017) announced it has made naloxone, a lifesaving opioid antidote, available without a prescription in all of its Arizona pharmacies in accordance with state pharmacy regulations. Naloxone is now more accessible and […]

Kroger appoints Matt Perin as Head of Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs

CINCINNATI,, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today ( Jan. 17, 2017) Matt Perin has joined the company as Head of Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs. Mr. Perin will be based in Washington, D.C. and responsible for Kroger’s federal government relations efforts, including working closely with the company’s supermarket operating […]

BJ’s Restaurants includes more nutrient-rich superfoods, vegetarian and gluten-free options to its EnLIGHTened menu

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI), a first-mover with its EnLIGHTened Entrees®, is now redefining the category to include more nutrient-rich superfoods, vegetarian and gluten-free options. The mission: to ensure the EnLIGHTened menu offers something for everyone. “There’s been a movement of people wanting to understand what they eat […]