7th annual RetailNext Executive Forum, Insight : Ignite, May 31-June 2 at the Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, CA

7th annual RetailNext Executive Forum, Insight : Ignite, May 31-June 2 at the Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, CA   Smart Store Retail IoT Market Leader Promotes Catalysts for Retail Industry Thought Leadership and Change SAN JOSE, Calif., 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (May 30, 2017), RetailNext Inc., the worldwide leader in retail […]

The Florida Retail Federation: Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday, June 2-4

With hurricane season almost upon us, now is the time for Floridians to stock up on important supplies to help keep them prepared and safe following a natural disaster TALLAHASSEE, FL, 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Florida Retail Federation (FRF), the state’s premier trade association celebrating its 80th year of supporting Florida’s retail […]

Ediston Real Estate and Europa Capital announce acquisition of Auldhouse Retail Park, Glasgow from Aviva Investors

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ediston Real Estate and Europa Capital have acquired Auldhouse Retail Park, Glasgow from Aviva Investors. Located close to the city centre, the property provides 116,656 sq. feet of retail warehouse accommodation across seven units. This Open Class 1 retail park is fully let to national retailers, including […]

LCP announces the opening of Galeria Emka shopping centre in Koszalin, Poland

London, 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The long awaited opening of Galeria Emka shopping centre in Koszalin, which belongs to London & Cambridge Properties Ltd (LCP) – one of the biggest British companies on the property market in Europe, took place on May 20. The object’s renovation and commercialisation appeared to be a spectacular […]

NCR becomes technology partner for BOKA Restaurant Group

Reliability of NCR’s solutions make them the obvious choice for BOKA Restaurant Group DULUTH, Ga., 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — When two restaurant industry connoisseurs came together to open their own restaurant in Chicago, they knew they needed a reliable technology partner to get them off the ground. NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global […]

Eazy Financial Services to introduce Bahrain’s first Biometric Payment Network powered by NCR

Eazy Financial Services to introduce Bahrain’s first Biometric Payment Network powered by NCR   NCR’s Authentic will provide Eazy with a secure, scalable and innovative software platform rich in functionality MANAMA, Bahrain, 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Eazy Financial Services B.S.C., a Bahraini financial technology company focusing on providing innovative technology solutions to financial […]

Office Depot expands its North American business with senior executive appointments

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading provider of office products, services, and solutions, today (May 30, 2017) announced the appointment of several senior executives to align with the Company’s focus to grow its North American business. Steve Calkins has been named President, Business Solutions Division, focused on […]

Amazon launches its 4th Annual Literary Award for Spanish-language books

The contest will award the best original Spanish-language work written by an independent author and published through Kindle Direct Publishing Select The winning book will have the opportunity to be published globally in Spanish by Amazon Publishing and Audible in digital, print and audio formats, and translated into English and published globally in all formats […]

S Group and Tesco announce product partnership

S Group and Tesco announce product partnership   Helsinki, Finland, 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The focus on food in Finland is currently geared towards local sourcing, vegetables and seasonal products, price-consciousness, and a desire to find enjoyment and luxury in everyday life. The product partnership between S Group and Tesco makes available some 200 […]

Graduate Fashion Week partners with Tu at Sainsbury’s for the second year running

Graduate Fashion Week partners with Tu at Sainsbury’s for the second year running   London, 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Graduate Fashion Week is proud to announce its partnership with Tu at Sainsbury’s for the second year running. Following the success of last year, the 2017 partnership will see both a womenswear and menswear graduate […]

EROSKI lanza una nueva tarjeta de crédito para sus socios cliente sumando más ventajas al programa EROSKI Club

EROSKI lanza una nueva tarjeta de crédito para sus socios cliente sumando más ventajas al programa EROSKI Club   Devolvemos el 1% del importe de las compras pagadas fuera de EROSKI* en ahorro para futuras compras en EROSKI Permite disponer de efectivo en las cajas de cualquier hipermercado y supermercado EROSKI, sin comisión, hasta 300 […]

SONIC® teams up with Paramount Pictures and upcoming film Transformers: The Last Knight for new lineup of icy Slushes

SONIC® teams up with Paramount Pictures and upcoming film Transformers: The Last Knight for new lineup of icy Slushes   Guests to “Transform Your Summer” with refreshing Slush lineup and sweepstakes OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is teaming up with Paramount Pictures and the upcoming June 21 theatrical release […]

British Land announces winner of its 14th annual Awards for Excellence

British Land announces winner of its 14th annual Awards for Excellence   London, 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — We are proud to announce the winners of the 2017 British Land Awards for Excellence, recognising individuals and teams in our supply chain who go above and beyond to deliver our sustainability strategy and create Places […]

Wesfarmers announces three senior executive appointments

Perth, Australia, 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wesfarmers today (29 May 2017) announced three senior executive appointments as part of the Group’s leadership transition next financial year. Wesfarmers Deputy Chief Executive Officer and incoming Managing Director Rob Scott said he was pleased to be able to confirm the important leadership roles in advance of […]

Wenn vegetarisches Einkaufen zum Erlebnis wird

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Heute Morgen wurde im Bahnhof von Zug der erste «Karma»-Shop eröffnet, ein völlig neues Ladenkonzept von Coop. «Karma» bietet die grösste Auswahl an ausschliesslich vegetarischen und veganen Produkten in der Schweiz. Nebst Frischeprodukten umfasst das Sortiment Grundnahrungsmittel, vegane oder vegetarische Kosmetik-Produkte sowie eine grosse Auswahl an frisch […]

The Co-op sponsors LEAF Open Farm Sunday; increases engagement with teens and young adults with Snapchat geo-filters

MANCHESTER, England, 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op has produced a series of bespoke Snapchat geo-filters as part of its sponsorship of LEAF Open Farm Sunday, in a bid to promote engagement with teens and young adults. Featuring creative farm-specific overlays the retailer will encourage youngsters who may be visiting a farm with […]

AHOLD SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: AHOLD REPURCHASED 1,093,240 AHOLD COMMON SHARES IN THE PERIOD FROM MAY 22, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING MAY 26, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,093,240 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from May 22, 2017 up to and including May 26, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €19.96 per share for a total consideration of €21.8 million. These repurchases were made […]

Bridge Street Market — the future grocery store at Grand Rapids’ West Side

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a nod to its neighborhood location and unique market format, organizers today (May 30, 2017) announced the name of the planned grocery store on Grand Rapids’ West Side as Bridge Street Market. Bridge Street Market is a new neighborhood market located near downtown on the […]

BJ’s Wholesale Club appoints Scott Kessler as EVP, Chief Information Officer and Rafeh Masood as SVP Chief Digital Officer

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Wholesale Club today (May 30, 2017) announced two new leaders that will drive the company’s technology roadmap and omnichannel transformation. Scott Kessler has been named executive vice president, Chief Information Officer (CIO), effective immediately. In addition, Rafeh Masood has joined BJ’s as senior vice president, Chief Digital […]

Taubman Centers issues statement regarding its ongoing and intensive engagement with shareholders

Board Remains Committed to Strong Corporate Governance Practices and Alignment with Shareholders BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) (the “Company”) today (05/30/2017) issued a statement regarding its ongoing and intensive engagement with shareholders. Myron (“Mike”) E. Ullman III, Lead Director of Taubman and Chair of the Board’s […]

Perry Ellis International partners with Wolf Company for men’s apparel and accessories under Cubavera® trademark in Mexico

MIAMI, 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International (Nasdaq:PERY) announced today (May 30, 2017) that it has entered into a license agreement with Wolf Company S.A. de C.V. for men’s apparel and accessories under the Cubavera® trademark in Mexico.  The collection will be available in department and specialty stores, and is planned to launch […]

Delivery Hero Group to acquire Kuwait-based food delivery platform Carriage

Berlin, 2017-May-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delivery Hero Group (“Delivery Hero”), the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace, announced today (29 May 2017 ) it has agreed to acquire Carriage, a young and fast-growing food delivery platform based in Kuwait and operating in the Gulf Council Countries (GCC). Carriage operates a hybrid business […]

Lowe’s Canada Langford RONA store to undergo renovation and to convert to Lowe’s banner

Langford RONA selected for second Lowe’s conversion slated for Fall 2017 Boucherville, QC, 2017-May-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (May 29, 2017 ), Lowe’s Canada announced that its Langford RONA Home and Garden store will be the second RONA big box location set to convert to the Lowe’s banner. The Langford store, located at 850 […]

Topaz rolls out Photo-Me ID compliant photobooths across its network

Topaz rolls out Photo-Me ID compliant photobooths across its network   Topaz and Photo-Me invest €1m in the rollout of ID compliant photobooths across its network DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017-May-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Topaz, Ireland’s largest fuel and convenience retailer, has partnered with Photo-Me to facilitate the rollout of their ID compliant photobooths in […]

The Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give adds live music from 3 Doors Down to its robust tournament schedule

The Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give adds live music from 3 Doors Down to its robust tournament schedule   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-May-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give is partnering with General Mills to add live music to its robust tournament schedule. A concert, featuring 3 Doors […]

First Data to acquire all outstanding shares of common stock of CardConnect for $15.00 per share in cash

CardConnect’s innovative partner management tools help improve merchant retention Capabilities accelerate First Data’s firm-wide ISV initiative Brings First Data immediate capabilities in ERP-integrated payment solutions All CardConnect tools and capabilities will be made available through First Data’s JVs, acquiring partnerships, and other distribution channels Transaction is modestly accretive to adjusted EPS before expected synergies Modest […]

PHILIPPINES: Felicidad T. Sy Foundation to fund the construction of sports center at Philippine Cultural College’s Quezon City campus

PHILIPPINES: Felicidad T. Sy Foundation to fund the construction of sports center at Philippine Cultural College’s Quezon City campus   Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-May-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — In support of education and sports development, The Felicidad T. Sy Foundation (Foundation) of SM matriarch Felicidad T. Sy has signed an agreement with the Philippine […]

Defense Commissary Agency appoints Michael G. Shaffer as the new deputy director of acquisition management

FORT LEE, Va., 2017-May-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Michael G. Shaffer is the new deputy director of acquisition management for the Defense Commissary Agency effective April 30. The announcement came from Larry Hahn, director of acquisition management. Shaffer previously served as enterprise acquisition division chief and will continue to provide oversight to this division […]

Tesco launches resealable salad bags as part of its ‘No Time For Food Waste’ campaign

Tesco launches resealable salad bags as part of its ‘No Time For Food Waste’ campaign   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-May-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shoppers are to be given a helping hand to reduce food waste thanks to Tesco’s new resealable salad bags. Salads are one of the UK’s most wasted foods by households, and […]

Lulu Express – “Fresh Market” opens in Galleria Mall in Jubail city, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Lulu Express – “Fresh Market” opens in Galleria Mall in Jubail city, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia   Jubail, Saudi Arabia, 2017-May-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Jubail: Lulu Group has opened its latest store with the opening of Lulu Express – “Fresh Market” in Galleria Mall Fanateer Dist., near Jubail city in the Kingdome of […]