LVMH: Imperial Splendours exhibition at the Palace Museum, Beijing

LVMH: Imperial Splendours exhibition at the Palace Museum, Beijing   Paris, 2017-Apr-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Set in the Palace Museum, Beijing (formerly known as the Forbidden City), Imperial Splendours exhibition spans the history of the Maison from the end of the 18th century to the beginning of the 21st and illustrates the uninterrupted transmission […]

Business of Fashion’s first ever annual report names H&M among the top global employers

Business of Fashion’s first ever annual report names H&M among the top global employers   H&M has made the Business of Fashion’s first ever annual report on The Best Companies to work for in Fashion in 2017, which spotlights the top global employers in the industry today. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Apr-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — […]

NRF: Consumers say they will spend more than ever on this year’s Mother’s Day

WASHINGTON, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Consumers say they will spend more than ever on Mother’s Day this year as they shower moms with everything from jewelry to special outings at favorite restaurants, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. Mother’s Day shoppers are expected to spend an […]

Co-op Insurance, PitPat to offer wearable activity monitor for dogs

MANCHESTER, England, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Co-op Insurance has partnered with PitPat to offer new policy holders a free ‘doggy Fitbit’, a wearable activity monitor for dogs. Designed to monitor pet’s activity and calories, the PitPat communicates data via smart technology, which enables the policy holder to monitor their pet’s activity. In doing so […]

Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen joins Darden’s portfolio of differentiated brands

ORLANDO, Fla., 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen (Cheddar’s) for $780 million in an all-cash transaction from its stockholders including private equity firms L Catterton and Oak Investment Partners. This follows the agreement that was announced on March 27, 2017. […]

SONIC® Drive-In introduces ice cream’s smoother, creamier cousin — the new Custard Concretes

America’s Drive-In Expands Menu with New Platform of Frozen Treats OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ:SONC) introduces new Custard Concretes; ice cream’s smoother, creamier cousin. In one bite, the rich frozen Custard Concretes provide high-quality flavor found only at SONIC. New to the SONIC mix-in options: Heath® Bar candy that guests […]

US Foods to acquire meat manufacturing company FirstClass Foods

ROSEMONT, Ill., 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods today announced that it has agreed to acquire FirstClass Foods, a privately owned meat manufacturing company based in Hawthorne, Calif. with nearly $55 million in annual sales. FirstClass Foods has been delivering high quality center of the plate products to customers throughout Southern California since 1962. […]

CarMax elects Sona Chawla to its board of directors

RICHMOND, Va., 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ —  CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) today (April 24, 2017) announced that its board of directors has elected Sona Chawla to membership on the board. Chawla will serve on the Audit Committee. Chawla, 49, is the Chief Operating Officer of Kohl’s, a position she has held since November 2015. Before […]

Fashion Transparency Index: H&M ranked number three out of 100 companies in the list

Fashion Revolution has published their latest Fashion Transparency Index, evaluating supply chain transparency and working conditions in textile factories. We are very happy to be ranked number three out of 100 companies in the list. Fashion Revolution Week creates awareness on some of the most important issues in the textile industry, issues that are important […]

H&M unveils collection with platinum-selling recording artist Zara Larsson

H&M unveils collection with platinum-selling recording artist Zara Larsson   H&M is thrilled to reveal its fashion collaboration with platinum-selling recording artist Zara Larsson. The capsule collection – inspired by the Swedish pop sensation’s style – features strong graphics and edgy streetwear pieces, and will be available globally in selected stores, as well as online, […]

Center for Retail Compliance, National Association for Environmental Management partner over NAEM’s 2017 Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS) Management Forum

Arlington , VA, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Center for Retail Compliance (CRC) announced today ( 4/24/2017) a new partnership with the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) to ensure that a strong thread of retail-specific content will be on the agenda for NAEM’s 2017 Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS) Management Forum. The Forum […]

Darden Restaurants to acquire Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen for $780 million in an all-cash transaction

ORLANDO, Fla., 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) today (April 24, 2017) announced that it has completed the acquisition of Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen (Cheddar’s) for $780 million in an all-cash transaction from its stockholders including private equity firms L Catterton and Oak Investment Partners. This follows the agreement that was announced […]

Soylent, Los Angeles, CA voluntarily recalls 890 boxes of Soylent 1.8 Powder

Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Soylent, Los Angeles, CA is voluntarily recalling 890 boxes of Soylent 1.8 Powder, because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. It has recently come […]

Dog Food by Party Animal Recalled

Texas, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The safety of pets is and always will be our first priority. We sincerely regret the reports of the discomfort experienced by the pet who consumed this food. As pet parents ourselves, we take this matter seriously. On April 13, a retailer in Texas notified us that their customer had […]

SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: AHOLD DELHAIZE REPURCHASED 1,417,514 OF AHOLD DELHAIZE COMMON SHARES FROM APRIL 18, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING APRIL 21, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,417,514 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from April 18, 2017 up to and including April 21, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €18.74 per share for a total consideration of € 26.6 million. These repurchases were […]

JCPenney, SEPHORA add 70 new SEPHORA inside JCPenney locations and 32 expansions

JCPenney, SEPHORA add 70 new SEPHORA inside JCPenney locations and 32 expansions   SEPHORA inside JCPenney Stores Offer Same-Day Pick Up of Online Orders Growth Spurs Expanded Assortment Online and the Hiring of Over 800 Beauty Consultants PLANO, Texas, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] and SEPHORA are making beauty accessible to […]

Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group and DFS Group to open boutique at T Galleria by DFS, Hawaii

Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group and DFS Group to open boutique at T Galleria by DFS, Hawaii   MACAU, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, (“Chow Tai Fook”), a distinguished jeweller with more than 2,300 POS worldwide, and DFS Group (“DFS”), the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, signed an […]

Weingarten Realty 1Q 2017: Rental rates on new leases and renewals up 9.5%

HOUSTON, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weingarten Realty (NYSE: WRI) announced today (4/24/2017) the results of its operations for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. The supplemental financial package with additional information can be found on the Company’s website under the Investor Relations tab. First Quarter Operating and Financial Highlights Net income attributable to common […]