Foodstuffs North Island sells its Silverstream site to Farrah’s

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs North Island has sold its 4.0369ha site at 57 Kiln Street, Silverstream for an undisclosed sum. The supermarket company put the site on the market in March and tenders closed on April 12. “Foodstuffs has been on this site since 1981, but no longer requires the […]

SM Investments Corporation again a recipient of The Global Chinese Business 1000 Awards by Yazhou Zhoukan

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Yazhou Zhoukan (YZZ), a leading Chinese business magazine awarded SM Investments Corporation (SM) for The Global Chinese Business 1000 Awards—Outstanding Performance. This marks the fifth year SM has received the award from YZZ. “We are truly honored and grateful to be recognized once again as a recipient of […]

Commissaries to bring savings and exciting events this June

FORT LEE, Va. , 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — June will bring more than hot temperatures for commissary patrons looking for plenty of promotional savings and exciting events, said the Defense Commissary Agency’s director of sales. “Our customers will be treated to fun, spectacular events with super summer savings in the mix,” said Tracie Russ. […]

Commissary to debut own store brands

FORT LEE, Va., 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a matter of weeks, commissary brands will debut on store shelves, ushering the Defense Commissary Agency into a new era of patron savings, said DeCA Director and CEO Joseph H. Jeu. “We are excited to finally begin offering commissary brands,” Jeu said. “An overwhelming number of […]

Nordstrom appoints Stacy Brown-Philpot as new director and reelects eleven existing members of the Board

SEATTLE, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc., announced on May 16, 2017 the reelection of eleven existing members of the Board of Directors, and the appointment of Stacy Brown-Philpot, CEO of TaskRabbit, as a new director. Former board director, Enrique ‘Rick’ Hernandez, Jr., announced earlier this year that he would not be seeking […]

Carrefour now offers Apple Pay payment system in Italy

Carrefour now offers Apple Pay payment system in Italy   ITALY, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is now offering its customers IN ITALY the new easy, secure and personalised Apple Pay payment system which is transforming the mobile payments system thanks to its speed and convenience. Apple Pay functions on POS devices featuring the […]

Taco Bell teams up with NBA for the “Steal a Game, Steal a Taco” promotion

IRVINE, Calif., 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — No matter which team you’re rooting for in this year’s National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals, everyone can agree, team Taco Bell is a team every fan can support. For the second consecutive year, Taco Bell is teaming up with the NBA for the “Steal a Game, Steal […]

Tops Friendly Markets announces the 2017 Produce Managers of the Year

Williamsville, N.Y., 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, western Vermont, and north central Massachusetts is pleased to announce the 2017 Produce Managers of the Year. Nominees from each district were evaluated on several criteria including sales growth, overall department conditions, and development of […]

Survey: Nearly 70% of Educators Indicated a Central Purchasing Hub Would Save Time and Money When buying classroom supplies

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading provider of office products, services, and solutions, today announced the results of an educator productivity survey whose findings uncovered the minimum cost of U.S. teacher time spent researching and buying supplies for their classrooms is more than half a billion dollars. […]

Carphone Warehouse study: The average Brit stick with their mobile network longer than they do their partner

Brits stick with their mobile network longer than they do their partner The average Brit is likely to stay with their network for over 4 years before choosing a new one Brits more likely to consider cheating in a relationship than dabble with changing networks London, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Young people in […]

GLIDE to host the 18th Annual eBay for Charity Auction for Power Lunch with Warren Buffett, June 4-9

GLIDE to host the 18th Annual eBay for Charity Auction for Power Lunch with Warren Buffett, June 4-9   The auction supports GLIDE’s mission to provide San Francisco’s underserved residents with support and love. San Jose, California, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — GLIDE is pleased to announce the 18th Annual eBay for Charity Auction for […]

eBay welcomes Cathy Foster as Vice President, Government Relations & Public Policy

eBay welcomes Cathy Foster as Vice President, Government Relations & Public Policy   She brings with her more than 20 years of public policy, regulatory and communications experience. San Jose, California, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cathy Foster, a seasoned government affairs and public policy leader, will join eBay as Vice President, Government Relations […]

Euro Automatic Cash upgrades its ATM network with state-of-the-art ATMs from NCR Corporation

Euro Automatic Cash upgrades its ATM network with more than 1,300 NCR ATMs Madrid, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Euro Automatic Cash, a joint venture in which Banco Popular Español has a 50 percent share, is transforming its ATM network to reflect its new corporate branding and image with state-of-the-art ATMs from NCR Corporation […]

Italian restaurant Spoleto implements mobile ordering solution from NCR

Proven NCR cloud-based restaurant technology solutions enable Spoleto to drive consumer convenience, loyalty and efficiency DULUTH, Ga., 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NCR: NYSE), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (May 22, 2017) announced that Spoleto USA, a fast-casual Italian restaurant that combines the speed of quick service with the sophistication of […]

NCR launches new version of its proven specialty retail management software, NCR Counterpoint

Omni-channel solution leader launches new version of its proven, all-in-one retail software Duluth, Ga., 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (May 22, 2017) announced a new version of its proven Counterpoint specialty retail management software. NCR Counterpoint is specifically targeted for mid-sized specialty retailers in […]

Vitacost.com wins two top awards in the 2017 ConsumerLab.com Survey of Vitamin and Supplement Users

Vitacost.com named #1 Rated On-Line Supplement Merchant and #1 Rated Internet/Catalog Brand Based on Customer Satisfaction BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vitacost.com, Inc., a leading online retailer of health and wellness products and wholly owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), announced it has received two top awards in the 2017 […]

Diebold Nixdorf and Kony partner to offer white label mobile application solutions for financial institutions and retailers

Company also acquires minority equity stake in Kony, joining forces with leading mobile applications provider to drive innovative, consumer-centric experiences NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), the global leader in connected commerce, today (May 22, 2017) announced a strategic partnership with Kony, Inc., the leading enterprise mobility and […]

GameStop offers top trade-in dollars for pre-owned consumer electronics or video game hardware

GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — What do the iPhone 7, GameStop and Costa Rica have in common? If you trade-in an iPhone 7 today, GameStop will give you up to $355 – enough to help purchase a round-trip flight for one to Costa Rica.* GameStop, a global family of specialty retail brands that […]

Lenta announces the opening of its new supermarket in Moscow

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its 38th supermarket in Moscow. The new store is a Lenta large format supermarket located in City shopping center at 19, bld. 3 Pionerskaya str., Korolev city, […]

Delivery Hero reports strong revenue growth in the first quarter of 2017

Berlin, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delivery Hero Group (“Delivery Hero”), the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace, today reported strong revenue growth in the first quarter of 2017. Revenues nearly doubled to EUR 121 million (Q1 2016: EUR 63 million), corresponding to a growth rate of 93% or 68% on a […]

Florida Retail Federation: Floridians will spend more than ever on graduation gifts this year

Record amount expected to be spent on gift cards, greeting cards, apparel and electronics for Sunshine State graduates TALLAHASSEE, FL, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Florida Retail Federation (FRF), the state’s premier trade association celebrating its 80th year in supporting Florida’s retail industry, says Floridians will spend more than ever on graduation gifts this […]

UK: New B&M store opens in Welshpool, Wales

Hartlepool, United Kingdom, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Locals in Welshpool were celebrating on Saturday as the ribbon was cut on the town’s long awaited B&M store. Based on Mill Lane Retail Park, the Bargains Store has created 40 new jobs for local people, which comes as a welcome boost to the local economy. […]

The Specialty Food Association and Food Marketing Institute launch strategic partnership

The Specialty Food Association and Food Marketing Institute launch strategic partnership   NEW YORK, NY, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Specialty Food Association (SFA) and Food Marketing Institute (FMI) have announced the launch of a strategic partnership focused on the $127 billion specialty food category. This relationship will bring together SFA and FMI […]

BRP report: Retailers plan to use Innovative Technologies to Improve Customer Service

BRP report: Retailers plan to use Innovative Technologies to Improve Customer Service   According to the 2017 Customer Experience/Unified Commerce Survey, Savvy Retailers are Planning to use Innovative Technologies to Improve Customer Service Boston, MA, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to a new report from BRP, 55% of retailers are focused on optimizing […]

Costa launches exciting new summer drinks range

London, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the warmer weather inches closer, Costa, the nation’s favourite coffee shop, unveils its exciting new summer drinks range, landing in stores nationwide today. The offering is Costa’s biggest and boldest summer selection yet. With the return of cool favourites as well as fresh new additions, there will […]

Yum! Brands elects Christopher M. Connor to its Board of Directors

Louisville, KY, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) announced that Christopher M. Connor was elected to its Board of Directors at the Company’s annual meeting of shareholders today (May 19, 2017). “Chris’ executive leadership and global retail experience make him a strong addition to the Yum! Brands Board,” said Robert […]

Al Meera’s Supply Chain Department earns ISO 9001:2015 certificate from Bureau Veritas

Al Meera’s Supply Chain Department earns ISO 9001:2015 certificate from Bureau Veritas   DOHA, Qatar, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — As a testament to the Company’s unwavering commitment to quality, best practices and high standards across its various operations, the Supply Chain Department of Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) has recently been awarded the […]

MANGO launches new collection for Ramadan in the Middle East

The brand launches a new collection for Ramadan and extends the adaptation of its website to Bahrain, the Lebanon and Oman Barcelona, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Middle East remains a strategic market for MANGO.It is for this reason that, since its arrival 1996, the brand has continued to expand in the region, […]

Transgourmet erwirbt Mehrheit an der deutschen Handelsplattform Team Beverage AG

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Transgourmet Central & Eastern Europe übernimmt 70 % der Anteile der Team Beverage AG mit Hauptsitz in Wildeshausen und steigt damit in den deutschen Getränkemarkt ein. Mit ihrem Netzwerk von 36’000 Distributionspunkten und einem mandatierten Systemumsatz von mehr als 1,3 Mrd. Euro ist die Team Beverage AG […]