Alibaba, Ant Financial, and TDAP partner to support growth of SMEs in Pakistan through e-commerce

Hangzhou, China, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA), the world’s largest online and mobile commerce company, has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) during Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to the Alibaba Headquarters in Hangzhou, China. Alibaba Group’s Executive […]

Amazon ranked #2 on LinkedIn U.S. Top Companies list of companies that attract and retain top talent

Annual list recognizes best companies at attracting and retaining top talent SEATTLE, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — LinkedIn today (May 18, 2017) announced that Amazon ranked #2 on its U.S. Top Companies list, which recognizes companies that attract and retain top talent. LinkedIn’s second annual Top Companies list ranks companies based on data from LinkedIn’s […]

Amazon shares which books are being read and sold the most through its newly launched Amazon Charts

Amazon shares which books are being read and sold the most through its newly launched Amazon Charts   A reimagined bestseller list that shares how we read today SEATTLE, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (May 18, 2017) launched Amazon Charts, a reimagined weekly bestseller list that shares which books are being read […]

Loewe presents Spring/Summer 2017 capsule collection with Paula’s Ibiza

Loewe presents Spring/Summer 2017 capsule collection with Paula’s Ibiza Paris, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the summer season Loewe presents a special collaboration with Paula’s Ibiza. Revisiting iconic designs and prints, the collection celebrates the artistry of the founders and a cultural phenomenon whose indelible legacy marked a generation with pieces that express the fun, […]

NCR to showcase its latest restaurant technology innovation at the National Restaurant Association show in Chicago

Global technology company to demonstrate solutions that help restaurants transform their operations and build connected experiences DULUTH, Ga., 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) will focus on ‘the connected experience’, for restaurants of all types and sizes at the upcoming National Restaurant Association (NRA) show in Chicago where the company will showcase […]

LVMH ranked number one on LinkedIn Top Companies list of most attractive employers in France

LVMH ranked number one on LinkedIn Top Companies list of most attractive employers in France   Paris, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — LVMH is number one on the second annual LinkedIn Top Companies list of most attractive employers in France. This ranking reflects the Group’s dynamic human resources policy. LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network […]

EROSKI presenta su nueva enseña “RAPID” para tiendas de conveniencia

EROSKI presenta su nueva enseña “RAPID” para tiendas de conveniencia   EROSKI amplía su abanico de formatos comerciales con nuevas tiendas de conveniencia, que se suman a su red de hipermercados, supermercados y autoservicios Las tiendas de conveniencia RAPID ofrecen el mayor surtido por metro cuadrado para atender hasta 800 necesidades distintas del consumidor con […]

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. to acquire Maintenance Supply Headquarters for $512 million

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today (May 18, 2017) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Maintenance Supply Headquarters, a leading distributor of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products to the multifamily housing industry, for a total transaction value of $512 million. Based in […]

PRODUCT RECALL: The Osso Good Co. recalls beef and pork bone broth products

WASHINGTON, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Osso Good Co., a San Rafael, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,210 pounds of beef and pork bone broth products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (May 18, 2917). The beef bone […]

British Land supports the London Design Festival as the Headline Partner for the second consecutive year

British Land supports the London Design Festival as the Headline Partner for the second consecutive year   London, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land is supporting the London Design Festival as the Headline Partner for the second consecutive year and has commissioned geometric textile designer Camille Walala, to create a landmark project at Broadgate […]

Luxottica Group S.p.A. to start procedure to voluntarily delist its American Depositary Shares from New York Stock Exchange

Milan (Italy), 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Luxottica Group S.p.A. (MTA: LUX; NYSE: LUX) decided today (May 16, 2017) to start the procedure to voluntarily delist its American Depositary Shares (ADSs), which are evidenced by American Depositary Receipts (ADRs), from the New York Stock Exchange. Luxottica intends to convert […]

Asda’s NEW Purple Majesty Chips add that ‘wow’ factor to any table

Asda’s NEW Purple Majesty Chips add that ‘wow’ factor to any table   Asda launches NEW Purple Majesty Chips Capitalises on the trend for purple food Packed full of powerful antioxidant, anthocyanin LEEDS, England, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — From acai bowls to purple sprouting broccoli, the trend for purple food in all shapes […]

Asda appoints its first ‘Sandwich Architect’ Victoria Watson

Asda appoints its first ‘Sandwich Architect’ Victoria Watson Asda appoint official ‘Sandwich Architect’ to bring an end to soggy sandwich nightmares Brits’ classic sandwich pitfalls include soggy bread, sauce spillages and poor ‘bread to filling’ ratios Bacon, cheese and ham remain Britain’s favourite sandwich fillings, research to mark British Sandwich Week reveals LEEDS, England, 2017-May-19 […]

NRF urges Congress to focus on updating the existing federal income tax system rather than moving toward a consumption tax

WASHINGTON, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today (May 18, 2017) urged Congress to focus on updating the existing federal income tax system through comprehensive reform rather than moving toward a consumption tax. Under either approach, Congress should reject a proposed $1 trillion border adjustment tax that would drive up prices […]

SPAR Norway expands its e-commerce network with the launch of EUROSPAR Hunstad in Bodø online store

NORWAY, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since last year, SPAR Norway has been increasing its focus on online retail to alleviate the challenge of large distances between stores and drive business to independent retailers across the country. The SPAR Partner has created a simple and intuitive online system and has invested in the best technologies […]

Price Rite of Erie celebrates its first anniversary with $25 Gift Cards Give Away

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite of Erie to Give Away $25 Gift Cards to the first 200 customers who visit the store on Saturday, May 20 In celebration of its first anniversary, and to thank its loyal customers, Price Rite of Erie will offer the first 200 customers a complimentary […]

RILA EVP for Government Affairs Jennifer Safavian comments on retail community’s support for comprehensive tax reform

Arlington , VA, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Jennifer Safavian, RILA Executive Vice President for Government Affairs, issued the following statement regarding the retail community’s support for comprehensive tax reform following today’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing “How Tax Reform Will Grow Our Economy and Create Jobs.” “Retailers have a significant impact on […]

RILA welcomes Administration’s notice to Congress of its intent to renegotiate NAFTA

Arlington , VA, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (5/18/2017), RILA Vice President of International Trade Hun Quach, issued the following statement regarding the Administration’s notice to Congress of its intent to renegotiate NAFTA: “RILA welcomes the Administration’s announcement to open talks with Mexico and Canada — vital trading partners for the retail industry. […]

Bunnings UK and Ireland appoints David Haydon as Trading and Commercial Manager for Homebase

Bunnings UK and Ireland appoints David Haydon as Trading and Commercial Manager for Homebase   Perth, Australia, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bunnings UK and Ireland today (17 May 2017) announced the appointment of David Haydon as Trading and Commercial Manager for Homebase. He will join the business in late June, with responsibility for running […]

Bunnings Warehouse opens second store in the UK at St. Albans, Hertfordshire

Bunnings Warehouse opens second store in the UK at St. Albans, Hertfordshire   St. Albans, Hertfordshire, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new Bunnings Warehouse store opened its doors to customers  on Wednesday 12 April  on Hatfield Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire. The second pilot store in the UK and Ireland continues the momentum of establishing […]

Morinda’s new TeMana brand received certification as an “anti-wrinkle” product by Japanese Cosmetic Science Society

Morinda’s new TeMana brand received certification as an “anti-wrinkle” product by Japanese Cosmetic Science Society   AMERICAN FORK, UT, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Noni Brightening Serum, the featured product in Morinda’s new TeMana brand, recently received certification as an “anti-wrinkle” product by an independent research group called the Japanese Cosmetic Science Society (JCSS). […]

Stanley Black & Decker President and CEO Jim Loree to present at the 2017 Electrical Products Group Conference

NEW BRITAIN, Conn, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) invites investors and the general public to listen to a webcast of a presentation by Jim Loree, President  and CEO, at the 2017 Electrical Products Group Conference in Longboat Key, FL on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 10:45 AM EDT. The […]

Gap Inc. declares second quarter fiscal year 2017 dividend of $0.23 per share

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today (05/18/2017) announced that its board of directors authorized a second quarter fiscal year 2017 dividend of $0.23 per share, payable on or after July 26, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 5, 2017. About Gap Inc. Gap […]

Whole Foods Market to open its new Woodbury store on Wednesday, May 24

New Location Opens May 24 with Exciting New Features and Flavors Minnesota, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market officially opens its new 45,000 square-foot Woodbury store, located at 305 Radio Dr., Wednesday, May 24 at 9 a.m. The highly anticipated store will be a culinary destination for chefs of all skill levels and […]

BrightFarms recalls packaged produce sold in Giant Food stores due to the potential presence of metal pieces

BrightFarms recalls packaged produce sold in Giant Food stores due to the potential presence of metal pieces   Alexandria, Virginia, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — BrightFarms is initiating a voluntary recall of packaged produce sold in Giant Food stores due to the potential presence of metal as a result of construction at its Elkwood, […]

Wang Globalnet of Moonachie recalls Fish Cake, Fish Ball and Fish Tofu that may contain undeclared egg and wheat

Moonachie, NJ, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wang Globalnet of Moonachie, NJ is recalling 5 Cases of Fish Cake (Item#:13125), 2 cases of Fish Ball (Item#: 20072), 186 Cases of Fish Cake (Item#: 12842), 4 Cases of Fish Cake (Item#: 15731), and 3 Cases of Fish Tofu (Item#: 17185) because it may contain undeclared egg […]

NGA applauds House Ways and Means Committee’s hearing on tax reform

ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (May 18, 2017), the National Grocers Association (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, released the following statement on the House Ways and Means Committee’s hearing on tax reform: “We applaud the House for taking an important first step towards a once-in-a-generation tax reform […]

RUSSIA: X5 Retail Group opens new distribution centre in Perm

Perm, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer, announces the development of its Urals logistics infrastructure with the opening of a distribution centre (DC) in Perm. The logistics facility of over 23,500 sq m will supply Pyaterochka stores in the Perm Region (currently more than 280 stores). Featuring […]

JCPenney launches B2B solutions for operators and facility managers in the hospitality and multi-unit residential industries

Retailer equipped to supply linens, towels, mattresses, window treatments and major appliances to hotels, vacation rentals and multi-unit properties PLANO, Texas, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ —As JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] continues to diversify and explore new business opportunities, the Company is expanding upon its successful home refresh growth initiative by offering business-to-business solutions for operators […]

MARTIN’S Food Markets to close its remaining nine stores in the greater Richmond and Williamsburg communities this summer

Richmond, VA, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — MARTIN’S Food Markets today (May 18,2017) announced it will close its remaining nine stores in the greater Richmond and Williamsburg communities this summer. “Throughout this difficult process, our top concern has been to take care of our associates and treat them fairly and with respect,” said Tom […]