PickAPuppy.com — Where Best Friends are Chosen!

Englewood, Ohio, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — PickAPuppy.com has officially launched and happy to announced its ability to provide top quality puppies to its clients across the United States. Pick A Puppy is a trusted service used by people and families looking to add that perfect puppy to their life. Pick A Puppy has built […]

H&M kicks off its next garment collecting campaign, Bring It

H&M kicks off its next garment collecting campaign, Bring It   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M first launched its worldwide Garment Collecting initiative in 2013 and has since then collected over 40,000 tonnes of clothing. Customers can bring any unwanted garments and textiles, from any brand and in any condition, to any […]

Guerlain announces Angelina Jolie as the face of its new fragrance for women

Guerlain announces Angelina Jolie as the face of its new fragrance for women   Paris, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new Guerlain fragrance for women, not yet released, already has a face: Angelina Jolie. The modern icon becomes the new muse of Guerlain Parfumeur, the beauty house founded in 1828. “We create perfumes for […]

Starbucks announces nominations of Rosalind Brewer, Jørgen Vig Knudstorp, and Satya Nadella to its Board of Directors

Starbucks announces nominations of Rosalind Brewer, Jørgen Vig Knudstorp, and Satya Nadella to its Board of Directors   Starbucks board member James G. Shennan, Jr. to retire following 27 years of service; Company expands its board of world-class, values-based leaders, attracting diversity in global technology, retail and consumer experience as it pursues its long-term plan […]

PVH Corp. to acquire the licensed Tommy Hilfiger men’s tailored clothing business for North America from Marcraft Clothes, Inc.

NEW YORK, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH) announced today (Jan. 24, 2017) that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the licensed Tommy Hilfiger men’s tailored clothing business for North America from Marcraft Clothes, Inc. Marcraft operates the business under license from Tommy Hilfiger Licensing LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of […]

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust updates on current redevelopment and leasing activities at former Target Canada locations

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (“RioCan”) (TSX:REI.UN) is pleased to provide an update on current redevelopment and leasing activities at the properties once leased to Target Canada Co. (“Target”). Since Target’s departure in 2015, RioCan’s leasing team has been diligently working to drive revenue, and in many […]

Staples, Inc. elects Robert E. Sulentic as Independent Chairman of the Board

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today (Jan. 24, 2017) that the company’s Board of Directors has elected Robert E. Sulentic to serve as Independent Chairman of the Board effective January 29, 2017. Sulentic, President and Chief Executive Officer of CBRE Group, Inc., joined the Staples Board in […]

SPAR announces further expansion in Oman

Oman, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the same week as the opening of the 15th corporate owned SPAR Supermarket in Oman, plans were announced for rapid expansion into a further 15 SPAR Express stores. This will be achieved through a partnership with Nakheel United Enterprises LLC by converting retail stores at Al Maha petrol […]

Kroger’s Mid-Atlantic division President Joe Fey to retire; Jerry Clontz to succeed

CINCINNATI, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (Jan. 24, 2017) announced the retirement of Mid-Atlantic division President Joe Fey, and that Jerry Clontz will succeed him. Mr. Clontz currently serves as senior vice president of operations of Harris Teeter, LLC. Joe Fey to Retire After 44 Years of Service Joe […]

Carrefour Belgium to discontinue sales of pangasius in both its fresh seafood and frozen foods sections

Carrefour Belgium to discontinue sales of pangasius in both its fresh seafood and frozen foods sections   Belgium, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Belgium has decided to stop stocking pangasius and to discontinue sales of this particular fish in both its fresh seafood (fish counter and self-service) and frozen foods sections. This decision […]

Macy’s celebrates Lunar New Year 2017 with a wide array of special events to commemorate the “Year of the Rooster”

The “Year of the Rooster” celebrations begin on January 28 NEW YORK, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — This month, Macy’s stores nationwide will pay tribute to Lunar New Year 2017 with a wide array of educational activities and special events to commemorate the “Year of the Rooster.” Through artistic performances, music, fashion, in-store visuals […]

Macy’s to offer limited-edition merchandise and promotions to benefit Go Red For Women in honor of American Heart Month

Macy’s has raised $60 million since 2004, and over that time, 293 lives have been saved every day, according to the AHA NEW YORK, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s will go red for women’s heart health again this February in honor of American Heart Month. As the founding national sponsor of the American […]

Sonic announces the appointment of Christina Bell Vaughan as president of Sonic Restaurants, Inc.

Sonic announces the appointment of Christina Bell Vaughan as president of Sonic Restaurants, Inc.   OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, announced the appointment of Christina Bell Vaughan as president of Sonic Restaurants, Inc. (SRI), the company’s wholly owned subsidiary of drive-in restaurants. […]

Chipotle launches ‘Cado Crusher’ online game where players get a chance to win free chips and guac

DENVER, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) in partnership with Avocados From Mexico announced today (Jan. 24, 2017) a new online game called ‘Cado Crusher, where users have three rounds to smash and combine ingredients to make their own version of Chipotle’s delicious guacamole. Players are rewarded with a mobile […]

NACS announces the appointment of Nidia Reyes as accounting manager

​​​ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nidia Reyes has joined NACS as an accounting manager. Reyes comes to NACS from the Cato Institute, where she served as a senior accountant. She also spent several years at the Edison Electric Institute in various accounting roles.  Reyes has developed budgeting, forecasting and reporting tools, trained […]

Gap Inc. announces departure of Banana Republic global brand president Andi Owen

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today (January 24, 2017) announced that Andi Owen, global brand president of Banana Republic, will leave the company in late February. While a search is underway for Banana Republic’s next president, Gap Inc. Chief Executive Officer Art Peck will directly oversee the brand. “Andi has […]

JCPenney announces the appointment of Snehil Gambhir as VP, managing director at its global in-house center in Bangalore, India

PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney, one of the United States’ largest apparel and home furnishings retailers, announced today (Jan. 24, 2017)  the appointment of Snehil Gambhir as vice president, managing director at the Company’s global in-house center (GIC) in Bangalore, India. Gambhir brings over 20 years of global business and technology experience […]

Hy-Vee offers unique line of Misfits® produce to help reduce food waste

With Misfits® program, customers get delicious, imperfect fruits and vegetables at a lower cost while helping to reduce food waste WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — To further combat the nation’s food waste issue, Hy-Vee, Inc. recently began offering so-called “ugly” produce in nearly all of its 242 grocery stores. “Ugly” produce […]

Auntie Anne’s® celebrates Valentine’s Day with Heart-Shaped Pretzels

Auntie Anne’s® celebrates Valentine’s Day with Heart-Shaped Pretzels   LANCASTER, Pa., 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Auntie Anne’s®, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, today (January 23, 2017 ) announced that on February 14 the brand will offer Heart-Shaped Pretzels in honor of Valentine’s Day. Available for one-day only, guests can enjoy freshly baked Original […]

REWE Group startet Trainingsprogramm für nachhaltigere Textilproduktion

Schulungen sollen Abwasserqualität in Produktionsländern verbessern Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die REWE Group hat sich an der Entwicklung eines Trainingsprogramms beteiligt, mit dem das Chemikalienmanagement von über 100 Textilproduzenten in China und Bangladesch verbessert und gefährliche Chemikalien ersetzt werden sollen. Das Trainingsprogramm hat ein Projektvolumen von insgesamt 2,3 Millionen Euro und […]

KappAhl announces Sustainable Design Contest from 23 January to 2 April 2017

KappAhl announces Sustainable Design Contest from 23 January to 2 April 2017   Mölndal, Sweden, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week it is once again time for the KappAhl Sustainable Design Contest, a competition for fashion and textiles students who would like to get involved in developing the sustainable design solutions of the […]

Rite Aid Corporation appoints Ken Black SVP and chief human resources officer

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today (Jan. 23, 2017) announced that Ken Black, Rite Aid’s current group vice president of compensation, benefits and shared services, has been named senior vice president and chief human resources officer, effective immediately. He is succeeding Dedra N. Castle, who is […]

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. extends its stockholder rights plan for an additional three years

PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) (the “Company”) today (Jan. 23, 2017) announced that it has extended its existing stockholder rights plan for an additional three years to continue protecting the Company’s valuable net operating loss carryforwards (“NOLs”). As of the end of fiscal 2015, the Company had […]

Athens Baking Company recalls Trader Joe’s Harvest Whole Wheat Bread due to undeclared cultured whey made from milk

Athens Baking Company recalls Trader Joe’s Harvest Whole Wheat Bread due to undeclared cultured whey made from milk   Fresno, CA, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Athens Baking Company, out of an abundance of caution, is issuing a voluntary recall of Trader Joe’s Harvest Whole Wheat Bread (SKU 00132) because it contains undeclared cultured whey, […]

Specialty Commodities recalls dry roasted almonds that may contain undeclared cashews

Chicago, Illinois, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Specialty Commodities, Inc. (SCI), a subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), is recalling a specific lot of dry roasted almonds because they may contain undeclared cashews. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to cashews run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction […]

Intershop as headline sponsor will host roundtable discussions, workshops at the Internet Retailing B2B Summit 2017

Berlin, Germany, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop is sponsoring the Internet Retailing B2B Summit 2017, which takes place on 25 January at the DBB Forum in Berlin. As headline sponsor, Intershop will host an interactive roundtable on optimizing B2B order management processes, as well as two technology solution workshops aimed at B2B organizations […]

Toys“R”Us announces the appointment of PepsiCo veteran, Carla Hassan as EVP, Global Chief Marketing Officer

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc., the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, today (January 23, 2017) announced that PepsiCo veteran, Carla Hassan will join the company as Executive Vice President, Global Chief Marketing Officer, effective February 20, 2017. She will report directly to Chairman and CEO Dave Brandon. Ms. Hassan […]

Morinda’s Limited Time Offer program features TeMana Noni Skin Brightening System

Morinda’s Limited Time Offer program features TeMana Noni Skin Brightening System   American Fork, UTAH, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (23 January 2016) marks the first day of Morinda’s third-ever Limited Time Offer program. This time the program features the company’s newest addition to their repertoire of skin care products, the TeMana Noni […]

RILA announces three top retail executives elected to its Board of Directors

Arlington , VA, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced today (1/23/2017) that three top retail executives have been selected to join the association’s Board of Directors in an election that took place during the Board’s semi-annual meeting, held Sunday in Naples, Florida. Joining the association’s Board of Directors […]

Maxima Grupė appoints Jaunius Špakauskas as Head of Corporate Affairs of Maxima LT

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Jaunius Špakauskas, who is currently Head of Corporate Affairs at Maxima Grupė, starting 24th of January, will assume the position of Head of Corporate Affairs at Maxima LT, subsidiary of Maxima Grupė. The move is part of Maxima LT corporate governance improvement plan. The Board of Maxima LT has […]