Glenmorangie launches two ambitious projects to purify and clean all the waste water from its whisky distillery

Glenmorangie launches two ambitious projects to purify and clean all the waste water from its whisky distillery   Paris, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Glenmorangie initiated two ambitious projects at the end of May to purify and clean all the waste water from its whisky distillation process. The first is the creation of an anaerobic […]

H&M Foundation makes new commitment to improving education, clean water and women’s economic empowerment

Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — With a donation of $20.5 million and three new Global Programs the non-profit H&M Foundation makes a new strong commitment to long-lasting improvements in education, clean water and women’s economic empowerment. The goal is not only to transform lives for some of the world’s poorest, but also […]

The Michaels Companies, Inc. to host 1Q 2017 results conference call on Tuesday, June 6, 2017

IRVING, Texas, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MIK) today (2017-05-22) announced that the Company plans to report first quarter results on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, before the opening of financial markets. In connection with the announcement, the Company will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. CT onTuesday, June 6, […]

British Land releases sixth version of its Sustainability Brief for Developments

London, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The latest version of our Sustainability Brief for Developments supports our vision to create Places People Prefer – places that promote wellbeing and improve productivity; places considered part of their local communities; places designed for the future, flexible and adaptable as the world changes; places where local people […]

Opioid overdose-reversal medicine naloxone now available without prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in Arizona

PHOENIX, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Attorney General Mark Brnovich and State Representative Heather Carter joined CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (May 23, 2017) in announcing an important step to increase access to the opioid overdose-reversal medicine naloxone by making it available without a prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in Arizona. Pharmacists in […]

BASQUE CULINARY CENTER y EROSKI premiarán la innovación gastronómica con productos locales

BASQUE CULINARY CENTER y EROSKI premiarán la innovación gastronómica con productos locales   El premio reconoce la labor de los cocineros y cocineras que otorgan una dimensión gastronómica a productos locales de gran tradición El plazo de presentación se abre mañana 23 de Mayo y se cierra el 29 de septiembre de 2017, y pueden […]

NRF’s David French: The border tax proposal would cause the tax burden on retailers to skyrocket

WASHINGTON, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retailers would “have no choice” but to pass the higher costs on to consumers if Congress passes a proposed $1 trillion border adjustment tax as part of tax reform, the National Retail Federation said today (May 23, 2017). “The border tax proposal would cause the tax burden on […]

Asda extends its craft beer offering across Scottish stores with additional 25 new lines

Asda extends its craft beer offering across Scottish stores with additional 25 new lines   LEEDS, England, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — With customer demand for craft beer growing, Asda has today announced it is massively extending its craft beer offering across Scottish stores, after collaborating with 10 breweries to bring an additional 25 […]

RILA’s Brian Dodge: The new border adjustable tax is a dangerous and untested proposal built upon deeply flawed economics

Dollar Will Not Adjust As Backers Claim, Even In Long-Term, Hurting Consumers And Importers Arlington , VA, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — An economic report released today (5/22/2017) from the international macroeconomics firm Capital Economics finds the economic theory behind the border adjustment tax to be a “gross simplification” of today’s currency markets. The report […]

RILA’s Jennifer Safavian: The border adjustment tax would jeopardize 42 million jobs retailers currently support

A Border Adjustable Tax Will Be ‘Uniformly Devastating’ To Retailers And Consumers Arlington , VA, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — ​Today (5/23/2017), Retail Industry Leaders Association Executive Vice President for Government Affairs Jennifer Safavian issued the following statement as the House Ways and Means Committee began its hearing examining the economic and consumer impact […]

DDR prices $450 million of senior unsecured notes in an underwritten public offering

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — DDR Corp. (NYSE: DDR) today (May 23, 2017) announced the pricing of $450 million of senior unsecured notes in an underwritten public offering.  The offering consists of $450 million of 4.700% notes due 2027.  The notes are being offered to investors at a price of 99.817% with a […]

NACS survey: Low gas prices likely to increase summer vacation spending but won’t lead to longer trips

ALEXANDRIA, Va, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Low gas prices will likely lead to increased summer vacation spending but won’t lead to longer trips, according to a survey of gas customers conducted by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), which represents the industry that sells an estimated 80% of the gas purchased in […]

Lolli & Pops to open 30 new stores in GGP Locations

The Boutique Sweet Shop Expands Physical Footprint with 30 Additional GGP Locations CHICAGO, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retail real estate company GGP Inc. announced today (May 22, 2017) its partnership with Lolli & Pops, Inc. to open 30 new locations. Brick-and-mortar is the primary channel to create meaningful, emotional connections with consumers, and […]

PRODUCT RECALL: L.A. Lucky Brand Basil Seeds 2.1 oz due to presence of Salmonella in the packet

PRODUCT RECALL: L.A. Lucky Brand Basil Seeds 2.1 oz due to presence of Salmonella in the packet   Rickenbacker Rd, Bell, CA, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — L.A. Lucky Import & Export Inc. announced it is voluntarily recalling L.A. Lucky Brand Basil Seeds 2.1 oz due to presence of Salmonella in the packet. Salmonella is […]

KappAhl to launch the Limited Edition collection inspired by dried roses and dramatic prints this autumn

Mölndal, Sweden, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — In September, KappAhl will launch a limited edition collection of autumn’s key items for a trendy and timeless wardrobe. Drawing inspiration from the drama of dried roses, the Limited Edition collection will offer 15 stylish pieces and updated classics in materials like cashmere, satin and Tencel. Limited Edition […]

Whole Foods Market announces Beyond Meat deal on National Hamburger Day on May 28

Whole Foods Market announces Beyond Meat deal on National Hamburger Day on May 28   AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is celebrating National Hamburger Day on May 28 with a deal on plant-based burger patties from cult favorite, Beyond Meat. For one day only, customers can get two packages […]

Whole Foods Market to relocate its Lexington store to The Summit at Fritz Farm on Friday, June 23

LEXINGTON, Ky., 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market will relocate its store in Lexington to The Summit at Fritz Farm on Friday, June 23. Opening-day shoppers are invited to attend the traditional bread-breaking ceremony at 8:45 a.m. and will be greeted with door-buster deals and an array of product demonstrations and samples. […]

SUPERVALU President and CEO Mark Gross to address investors at RBC Capital Markets Consumer and Retail Conference

MINNEAPOLIS, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU) will participate in next week’s RBC Capital Markets Consumer and Retail Conference in Boston. President and CEO Mark Gross will address investors at approximately 9:20 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. A live webcast of this event will be available through the SUPERVALU […]

JCPenney appoints Marci Grebstein as executive vice president, chief marketing officer

PLANO, Texas, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] today (May 23, 2017) announced that Marci Grebstein will join the Company’s executive leadership team as executive vice president, chief marketing officer in June. A highly accomplished marketing executive, Grebstein brings over 20 years of retail marketing experience overseeing advertising campaigns, brand positioning, market analysis […]

AHOLD SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: AHOLD REPURCHASED 608,516 AHOLD COMMON SHARES IN THE PERIOD FROM MAY 15, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING MAY 19, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 608,516 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from May 15, 2017 up to and including May 19, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €19.98 per share for a total consideration of €12.2 million. These repurchases were […]

Cal Mare, Eggslut, FARMHOUSE and Yardbird to open at Beverly Center

More award-winning, exciting concepts will be announced this year LOS ANGELES, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) today (05/22/2017) announced four new restaurants will join Beverly Center’s culinary lineup as part of the shopping and dining destination’s $500 million reimagination. The restaurants — Cal Mare, Eggslut, FARMHOUSE and Yardbird — […]

Taubman responds on Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis reports

Taubman Urges Shareholders to Vote “FOR” Taubman Centers’ Director Nominees on the WHITE Proxy Card BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) (the “Company”) today (05/23/2017) issued the following statement in response to reports issued by Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) and Glass Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis) […]

Perry Ellis International to webcast its Annual Shareholder Meeting on Tuesday, June 13th

MIAMI, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International, Inc. (Nasdaq:PERY) will webcast its Annual Shareholder Meeting to the general public on Tuesday, June 13th, beginning at 11:00 AM (Eastern). The webcast can be accessed live via the link below or on the Investor Relations section of the Perry Ellis International website located at […]

CBRE named to LinkedIn’s Top Companies list for 2017

Los Angeles, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. announced that it has been named to LinkedIn’s Top Companies list for 2017.  At #18, CBRE is the top-ranked real estate services and investment firm on the list of the most sought-after companies for job seekers today. The Top Companies list leverages exclusive LinkedIn […]

CBRE elects Beth F. Cobert to its Board of Directors

Los Angeles, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today (May 22, 2017) announced that Beth F. Cobert has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors. Ms. Cobert is an accomplished executive with more than 30 years of experience in the private and public sectors.  She is a former Senior Partner […]

CBL to transform Cary Towne Center in Cary, North Carolina into a dynamic mixed-use destination

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE:CBL) today (5/22/2017) announced future plans to transform Cary Towne Center in Cary, North Carolina, into a dynamic mixed-use destination. Last week’s announcement by IKEA of its proposal to build a store adjacent to Cary Towne Center provides a keystone attraction for […]

Paradies Lagardère and Kent Rathbun Concepts open Hickory in Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

ATLANTA, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the travel retail and restaurateur leader in North America, and Kent Rathbun Concepts, Dallas’ acclaimed culinary group, today (May 23, 2017) announced the opening of its newest concept, Hickory, in Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). Located in Terminal B, this will be the third of […]

New fundraising program at PetSmart stores to raise $1 million for Service Dogs for Heroes

PetSmart Makes it Easy for Shoppers to Donate to this Important Cause Memorial Day through Independence Day Goal is to Raise $1 million to Train and Place Service Dogs With Eligible Veterans WILTON, Conn. and PHOENIX, Ariz., 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ —Blue Buffalo, PetSmart Charities and PetSmart are teaming up to support and raise […]

BJ’s Wholesale Club Offers Businesses Unbeatable Value and Personalized Service with Launch of B2B Sales

BJ’s B2B division helps businesses increase their bottom line with special volume pricing and rewards on leading brands WESTBOROUGH, Mass., 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Wholesale Club today announced the launch of its B2B Sales division, offering businesses the best value and personalized service for volume orders. Businesses can take advantage of BJ’s special volume […]

Kingfisher reports sales of £2.9 billion during 1Q 2017

Q1 LFL down 0.6% reflecting continued weaker sales in France and some business disruption from our ONE Kingfisher plan Remain on track to deliver Year 2 strategic milestones Returned further £79m (23m shares) year to date via share buyback of previously announced c.£600m capital return(3) LONDON, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Véronique Laury, Chief […]