Apranga Group announces 10.5% retail turnover increase in January 2017 compared to same month last year

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The retail turnover (including VAT) of the Apranga Group amounted to EUR 18.0 million in January 2017, and increased by 10.5% compared to January 2016. In January 2017 the retail turnover of Apranga Group in Lithuania increased by 6.0% year-to-year, in Latvia increased by 10.3% and in […]

SPAR Hungary donated €512,000 to social responsibility causes in 2016

Hungary, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Hungary donated more than 160 million HUF (approximately €512,000) to social responsibility causes in 2016. The first donation of this year went to the Hungarian Fire Fighters Association, which received 100 new LCD monitors to help with the training of new firemen. “As a family-owned enterprise, SPAR […]

Bartell Drugs expands its popular Amazon Prime Now one-hour online ordering and delivery service

SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs announced the expansion of its popular Amazon Prime Now one-hour online ordering and delivery service. Bartells was the first drugstore to launch on Prime Now back in November 2016.The service allows Prime members in Seattle to easily shop thousands of health, beauty, grocery, snacks, local products […]

Signet Jewelers Limited announces organizational changes

Expands Digital Expertise through Appointment of Brian A. Tilzer to Board of Directors HAMILTON, Bermuda, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG), the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry, announced several organizational changes designed to enable execution of key business priorities including strengthening customer service, enhancing digital capabilities and driving profitable growth Senior […]

Signet Jewelers Limited expands its board to 12 members with the appointment of Brian A. Tilzer

HAMILTON, Bermuda, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG), the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry, today (January 31, 2017) announced that the Signet Board of Directors has voted to expand the board to 12 members and has appointed Brian A. Tilzer to fill the newly created board position effective immediately. Mr. Tilzer […]

Murieta Market by Raley’s now open to serve the Rancho Murieta community

Fair Oaks, CA, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Rancho Murieta community welcomed the opening of Murieta Market by Raley’s on January 14 in Murieta Plaza. The grocery store will serve residents until the permanent Bel Air Market opens by the end of 2017. The process of opening a new store also resulted in […]

The Home Depot® makes its first major investment in a wind-powered renewable energy project

ATLANTA, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot® today (Jan. 31, 2017) announced its first major investment in a wind-powered renewable energy project. The energy purchased from the wind farm is enough to power 100 Home Depot stores for a year while also providing $150,000 in local community benefits. The Los Mirasoles Wind Farm, […]

Macy’s celebrates Black History Month with special in-store events

Macy’s hosts BJ The Chicago Kid, Jay Ellis, Marcus Samuelsson, Crissle West and more at eight stores nationwide NEW YORK, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — This February, Macy’s celebrates Black History Month by welcoming a host of stars from a variety of fields including fine art, music, literature, the culinary arts, and spoken word. Black […]

Amazon further invests in Kentucky with plans to build a centralized air hub to support its growing fleet of Prime Air cargo planes

A new centralized air hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG) in Hebron will help the company meet demand from Amazon Prime members for fast, reliable delivery SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon has been an active member of the business community in Kentucky for nearly 20 years, employing more than 10,000 people […]

Starbucks announces plans to hire 10,000 refugees around the world in 75 countries

Starbucks announces plans to hire 10,000 refugees around the world in 75 countries   Seattle, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — On January 29, Starbucks announced plans to hire 10,000 refugees around the world in the 75 countries where it does business over the next five years. This plan is an extension of Starbucks ongoing commitment […]

New Jersey Food Council appoints Richard Saker as its new Chairman of the Board

MONROE, NJ , 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — At its Annual Membership Meeting last week, the New Jersey Food Council selected Richard Saker as its new Chairman of the Board with two one-year terms. Saker, who is Chairman, President and CEO of Saker Holdings Corporation and Saker ShopRites, Inc., will lead New Jersey’s largest food […]

Perry Ellis International and Morel S.A. collaborate to expand luggage and travel accessory collection in international markets

MIAMI, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International announced today (Jan. 31, 2017) that it has entered into a license agreement with Morel S.A. to design and distribute men’s and women’s luggage, travel bags and back packs under the Perry Ellis® trademark in Central America, South America and the Caribbean.  The collection will […]

Perry Ellis International director Jane E. DeFlorio appointed to DDR’s Board of Directors

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — DDR Corp. (NYSE: DDR) today (Jan 31, 2017) announced that Jane E. DeFlorio, lead independent director of Perry Ellis International, Inc., has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Ms. DeFlorio is a seasoned investment banker who has extensive experience advising mid- to large-cap retail […]

Athleta’s spring collection features more than 40 Fair Trade Certified styles

MORE THAN 40 STYLES NOW PROVIDE A PREMIUM TO PREDOMINANTLY FEMALE FACTORY WORKFORCE SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Athleta is introducing an assortment of styles created in a factory certified by Fair Trade USA, an organization dedicated to creating social and economic opportunities for factory workers around the world. Athleta’s spring collection […]

Banana Republic kicks off NYFW with Spring 2017 collection with Olivia Palermo pop-up shops

BANANA REPUBLIC LAUNCHES OLIVIA PALERMO SPRING 2017 POP-UPS AT FEBRUARY NYFW AND ANNOUNCES A FALL 2017 OLIVIA PALERMO CAPSULE COLLECTION TO DEBUT AT SEPTEMBER NYFW NEW YORK, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Banana Republic will shift the timing of its NYFW presentations to be customer-facing when the collections are in-store. It’s a natural evolution […]

Mochi ice cream make its debut at Whole Foods Market stores

Celebrated Japanese-American dessert now available at select U.S. stores AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is now offering mochi ice cream in some U.S. stores, including Wheaton, Illinois, Fremont, California, and its flagship store in Austin, Texas. The dessert is also available at all three 365 by Whole Foods Market™ stores. […]

Whole Foods Market to open at the historic Hahne & Company building in Newark, NJ on Wednesday, March 1

Newark, NJ, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is excited to announce the opening of its newest location in Newark, NJ situated in the recently renovated and historic Hahne & Company building at 633 Broad Street on Wednesday, March 1 at 9 AM. Whole Foods Market Newark will boast 29,000 square feet […]

AHOLD UPDATES ON ITS SHARE BUYBACK PROGRAM FROM January 23, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING January 27, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize repurchased 1,213,909 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from January 23, 2017 up to and including January 27, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €19.94 per share for a total consideration of € 24.2 million. These repurchases were made […]

The Meijer Simply Give program 2016 generated record breaking $7.8 million for food pantries throughout Midwest

The Meijer Simply Give program 2016 generated record breaking $7.8 million for food pantries throughout Midwest   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Meijer Simply Give program set a record in 2016 with $7.8 million for food pantries throughout the Midwest, bringing the program’s overall donation to more than $28 million since […]

Stater Bros. Markets among Top 20 companies in the U.S. with exceptional job security for its employees according to Forbes.com

SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stater Bros. Markets was named among the Top 20 companies in the United States to offer exceptional job security for its employees according to a report recently published on Forbes.com. Since 1936, Stater Bros. has proudly served generations of loyal customers.  In the highly competitive Southern California supermarket […]

7‑Eleven sponsors Tony Kanaan’s No. 10 Indy car in four races in the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series

7‑Eleven Returns as Veteran INDYCAR Driver Tony Kanaan Sponsor IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc. will join with Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR)to sponsor popular Verizon IndyCar Series driver Tony Kanaan 14 years after first backing him at the start of his record-breaking career. 7‑Eleven will be an associate sponsor for Kanaan’s No. 10 Indy car in […]

Carrefour Express “Urban Life” opens in Milan

Carrefour Express “Urban Life” opens in Milan   Milan, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first revolutionary concept, Carrefour Express “Urban Life”, is now operating in Milan, which is not just a local supermarket, but also includes a “dining area for a tasty breakfast, a rich or light lunch break, to eat right there […]

Prime Now adds New Seasons Market to its growing selection of local stores in Seattle

Starting today in Seattle, Prime Now offers one- and two-hour delivery of thousands of fresh, local grocery products including wine and beer from New Seasons Market Prime Now more than doubles its service reach for Bartell Drugs delivery SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today (Jan. 31, 2017) that […]

MELECTRONICS FRAUENFELD PASSAGE WIRD UMGEBAUT

Gossau, Switzerland, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ab dem 10. Februar wird der melectronics-Fachmarkt in der Passage Frauenfeld umgebaut. Die Filiale wird während einem Monat nach neuem Ladenbaukonzept komplett umgestaltet. Für die Umbauzeit wird ein Provisorium eingerichtet. Das neue melectronics-Ladenbaukonzept hält auch in der melectronics-Filiale Passage Frauenfeld Einzug. Ab dem 10. Februar wird die […]

Sainsbury’s kicks off this year’s Active Kids programme to encourage children to eat well and exercise more

Sainsbury’s kicks off this year’s Active Kids programme to encourage children to eat well and exercise more   London, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Skipping meals (19%) and cutting out food groups (43%) are both factors which 11-14 year olds believe can contribute towards leading a healthy lifestyle. In addition, when looking at how […]

EROSKI paga 12,8 millones de euros en intereses a los inversores en aportaciones y obligaciones subordinadas

EROSKI paga 12,8 millones de euros en intereses a los inversores en aportaciones y obligaciones subordinadas   El abono a los titulares de Aportaciones Financieras Subordinadas (AFS) se realizará hoy, 31 de enero, y el abono a los titulares de Obligaciones Subordinadas el 1 de febrero Un inversor que haya adquirido AFS en 2002 ha […]

British Land secures 83 per cent occupancy at 7 Clarges Street its prime commercial development in Mayfair

London, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land announces today (31 JAN 2017) that the office space at 7 Clarges Street, its 51,000 sq ft prime commercial development in Mayfair, is 83 per cent let, having secured terms with Capula Investment Management, Quantum Pacific and Fortress Investment Group. Capula Investment Management will occupy 23,700 […]