Marks & Spencer: New study reveals average Brit makes 15 decisions on autopilot a day

Average Brit says ‘yes’ to FOUR things they should say ’no’ to every day because they live in fear of letting others down London, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The UK is an ‘autopilot’ nation in danger of sleep-walking through the choices we make, according to a new cultural report released today (11 May […]

H&M Foundation donates $100,000 to The Red Cross to support flood victims in Peru

Due to heavy rainfall, Peru is suffering the worst floods in almost 30 years. The H&M Foundation has donated $100,000 to The Red Cross to support people who have been affected by the extreme weather, and give them support to rebuild their lives. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hundreds of thousands of […]

CVS Health Charity Classic returns with new enhancements and world-class food event

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Drawing some of the biggest names in golf to the greens of the Rhode Island Country Club, the CVS Health Charity Classic has expanded this year’s event series for golf fans and non-golf fans alike. This year’s Charity Classic event series will kick off with Crave RI, a […]

British Land launches new pop-up food concept at Broadgate, EC2

British Land launches new pop-up food concept at Broadgate, EC2   London, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land announces today (11 MAY 2017) the launch of a new pop-up food concept at Broadgate, EC2 Shipping containers in Finsbury Avenue Square have become home to an exciting line-up of five independent street-food operators. These include […]

Trident Seafoods Corporation recalls certain Multi-Grain Alaskan Cod that may contain small pieces of plastic

Trident Seafoods Corporation recalls certain Multi-Grain Alaskan Cod that may contain small pieces of plastic   Seattle, Washington, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Trident Seafoods Corporation is issuing a voluntary recall of select lots of frozen Multi-Grain Alaskan Cod, Net Wt. 12, oz., because they may contain small pieces of plastic. Consumption of these products […]

Mikawaya recalls certain Mikawaya Brand Chocolate Chocolate Mochi Ice Cream that may contain undeclared peanuts

Mikawaya recalls certain Mikawaya Brand Chocolate Chocolate Mochi Ice Cream that may contain undeclared peanuts   Los Angeles, California, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mikawaya is issuing a voluntary recall of a limited number of Mikawaya Brand Chocolate Chocolate Mochi Ice Cream, which may inadvertently contain peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity […]

Lamb Weston recalls Red Robin Burgers and Brews Crispy Onion Rings that may contain an undeclared milk allergen

Lamb Weston recalls Red Robin Burgers and Brews Crispy Onion Rings that may contain an undeclared milk allergen   Idaho, United States, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lamb Weston is recalling 14 ounce packages of Red Robin Burgers and Brews Crispy Onion Rings manufactured by Fry Foods and sold in grocery stores, because the […]

Dollar General Literacy Foundation provides funding for adult, family and summer literacy programs

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced the award of more than $7.5 million in literacy grants to nearly 870 nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools this morning. Awarded funds are aimed at supporting adult, family and summer literacy programs within a 20-mile radius of a Dollar General store […]

Sainsbury’s created 64 new local jobs with the opening of its 100th store in Scotland

Sainsbury’s created 64 new local jobs with the opening of its 100th store in Scotland   London, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has opened its 100th store in Scotland, creating 64 new local jobs. The 6,800 sq. ft store on Gordon Street in Glasgow was opened today by Keith Brown MSP (Cabinet Secretary […]

Second LVMH Métiers d’Art artist in residence Amandine Guruceaga to explore leather and color at the Riba Guixà tannery in Spain

Second LVMH Métiers d’Art artist in residence Amandine Guruceaga to explore leather and color at the Riba Guixà tannery in Spain   Paris, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Young French sculptor and visual artist Amandine Guruceaga has since January been working as an artist in residence at the Riba Guixà tannery in Spain. The second […]

EROSKI inaugura un nuevo supermercado franquiciado en Cáceres

EROSKI inaugura un nuevo supermercado franquiciado en Cáceres   Extremadura es una de las áreas prioritarias de expansión de sus tiendas franquiciadas, junto a Andalucía, Madrid, Castilla La Mancha y Levante EROSKI cuenta en Extremadura con casi 35.000 Socios Cliente ELORRIO,España, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI ha inaugurado hoy su segundo supermercado franquiciado en […]

Dollar General schedules webcasts of its 2017 annual shareholders meeting and its 1Q 2017 earnings conference call

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today (May 10, 2017) announced the following information regarding webcasts of its 2017 annual meeting of shareholders and its first quarter earnings conference call. 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders – May 31 Dollar General plans to webcast its 2017 annual meeting of […]

Dollar General and Coca-Cola honor service members with new Share a Coke® patriotic can

Dollar General and Coca-Cola honor service members with new Share a Coke® patriotic can   Campaign to honor the military community and provide $25,000 donation to the USO GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of Coca-Cola Day today (May 08, 2017) and during May’s Military Appreciation Month, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) […]

BJ’s Charitable Foundation commits to nourishing communities and helping families thrive with $1 million donation to Feeding America

BJ’s Charitable Foundation commits to nourishing communities and helping families thrive with $1 million donation to Feeding America   WESTBOROUGH, Mass., 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Wholesale Club today (May 9, 2017) announced a $1 million donation from its foundation to Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization. BJ’s donation will support local […]

Xcel Brands announces strong performance in 1Q 2017

Company Reports First Quarter Net Revenues of $8.4 Million First Quarter GAAP Pre-Tax Income of $0.1 Million; GAAP Net Loss of $0.4 Million First Quarter Non-GAAP Net Income of $1.1 Million; Adjusted EBITDA of $1.9 Million Company Announces Successful Launch of H Halston brand at Dillard’s NEW YORK, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Xcel […]

Price Chopper and Market 32 host 9th annual Build-A-Bouquet for Mother’s Day event on Saturday, May 13

Schenectady, NY, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Young shoppers will have the opportunity to put together a special gift for Mom at Price Chopper and Market 32’s 9th annual “Build-A-Bouquet” activity on Saturday, May 13 (the day before Mother’s Day) from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm and on Sunday, May 14 (Mother’s Day) from 10:00 […]

7‑Eleven® now offers Fidget Spinners

7‑Eleven® now offers Fidget Spinners   DALLAS, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Flying off the shelves, 7‑Eleven® stores sell Fidget Spinners, the popular new toy designed to calm nerves, ease anxiety and provide hours of entertainment. “The Fidget Spinner is a very hot item right now and we know customers want it,” said Tony Stapleton, senior […]

7‑Eleven launches Caramel Bar Made with TWIX Donut

7‑Eleven launches Caramel Bar Made with TWIX Donut   IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven Inc. is introducing its first fresh donut topped with chocolate bar pieces, and the world’s largest convenience retailer selected one of America’s top 10-selling chocolate candies for the honor – TWIX® Caramel Cookie Bars. The Caramel Bar Made […]

CBL & Associates Properties closes sale of College Square in Morristown and Foothills Mall in Maryville, Tennessee

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL) today (5/11/2017) announced that it closed on the sale of College Square in Morristown, TN and Foothills Mall in Maryville, TN for $53.5 million, all cash. Proceeds from the sale were used to reduce outstanding balances on the Company’s lines […]

Paradies Lagardère to bring new travel essential and specialty retail stores in the Raleigh–Durham International Airport

ATLANTA, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the travel retail and restaurateur leader in North America, was awarded six new specialty retail and travel essential stores at the Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU). After conducting specific outreach and research with local and regional businesses, Paradies Lagardère created the winning bids with an impressive selection […]

BESTSELLER announces 11 hand-picked talents for UNLEASH

BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — This August, BESTSELLER is partnering with UNLEASH to bring together 1,000 global talents to solve the world’s most pressing problems. Meet the 11 hand-picked BESTSELLER talents that will take part in the event. Talents from more than 165(!) countries around the world have applied to become part of […]

BESTSELLER joins Global Fashion Agenda’s call to action for a circular fashion system

BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — BESTSELLER is committed to taking the necessary steps towards a circular fashion system. Today (10 May 2017), we confirm this commitment by signing the Global Fashion Agenda’s call to action for a circular fashion system. With BESTSELLER’s 20by20 strategy, we work to make sustainable changes in our […]

Nieuwste virtual en augmented reality-technieken in nieuwe spaaractie van Albert Heijn

Nieuwste virtual en augmented reality-technieken in nieuwe spaaractie van Albert Heijn   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn en André Kuipers starten een landelijke spaaractie waarin kinderen spelenderwijs kennismaken met het thema ‘ruimtevaart’, met behulp van de nieuwste VR/AR-technieken. In de spaaractie stappen kinderen samen met ruimtevaarder André Kuipers virtueel de ruimte […]

PHILIPPINES: SM opens its second SM mall in Cagayan de Oro

PHILIPPINES: SM opens its second SM mall in Cagayan de Oro   Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), one of the leading integrated property companies in Southeast Asia, opens its newest mall, the SM CDO Downtown Premier, on May 12, 2017. The new mall will add […]

Say thank you with commissary gift cards

FORT LEE, Va., 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Buying gift cards is a great way to shop for friends, relatives, and co-workers or even as a donation toward a good cause. In theory, giving a gift card means there’s no chance you’re buying the wrong size, color or worst of all, an unwanted item […]

Co-op extends its Lamb Farming Group as part of its commitment to sell only 100% fresh British meat

MANCHESTER, England, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Convenience retailer, the Co-op, has widened its Lamb Farming Group as part of its commitment to providing 100% fresh British lamb all year round. The extended offering, which encompasses its Cambrian Lamb Group, now includes a total of 32 farms from Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Midlands […]

Co-op introduces new pizza packaging that will prevent 200 tonnes of polystyrene boards going to landfill

MANCHESTER, England, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op is set to take a huge slice out of the amount of waste sent to landfill with the introduction of new, ground-breaking pizza packaging. Corrugated cardboard pizza discs have replaced polystyrene across the convenience store operator’s 17 own-brand pizzas, which will prevent 200 tonnes of […]

Hy-Vee pharmacies in Iowa, Missouri, South Dakota and Wisconsin now offer naloxone without a prescription

West Des Moines, Iowa, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — To assist in the national crisis concerning opioid overdoses, Hy-Vee, Inc., announced today (May 10, 2017) that it now offers naloxone to customers without a prescription in four of the eight states where it has pharmacies. All Hy-Vee pharmacy locations in Iowa, Missouri, South Dakota and […]

New partnership to fully fund girls team sports projects on DonorsChoose.org

PITTSBURGH, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (MAY 9, 2017), The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation and CALIA by Carrie Underwood, a fitness and lifestyle brand created in partnership with DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) and multi-platinum superstar, Carrie Underwood, announced plans to fully fund girls team sports projects on education crowdfunding platform, DonorsChoose.org.  Pledging […]

Stanley Black & Decker to webcast its 2017 Investor Day scheduled for Tuesday, May 16, 2017

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) announced today (May 9, 2017) that it will audio webcast its Investor Day scheduled for Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in New York, NY. Presentations by senior management will be webcast beginning at 9:00 AM EDT and concluding at approximately 1:00 […]