JAPAN: Rakuten Pay smartphone app payment service now available at Lawson stores

From August 2017, Rakuten Pay available at Lawson stores nationwide https://pay.rakuten.co.jp/detail Tokyo, 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. and Lawson, Inc. today ( June 1, 2017) announced that the two companies have concluded a basic agreement for the introduction of “Rakuten Pay,” Rakuten’s smartphone app payment service, to Lawson stores. Based on the agreement, […]

LCP adds three retail parades and a portfolio of industrial units to its property portfolio

London, 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 100,000 sq ft of commercial property has been added to LCP’s property portfolio, the leading commercial property investment and management company has revealed. The recent additions include three retail parades and a portfolio of industrial units. James Buchanan, investment director at LCP, said: “We pride ourselves […]

Weis Markets earns final approval to open a café selling beer and wine in its Oley store

SUNBURY, PA and OLEY, PA, 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets today (June 2, 2017)  received final Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) approval to open a café selling beer and wine in its Oley store. The café is now open for business. The store, which is located at 61 King’s Plaza, has a […]

MIGROS STÄRKT PRÄSENZ IN DER REGION INTERLAKEN

MIGROS STÄRKT PRÄSENZ IN DER REGION INTERLAKEN   Schönbühl, Switzerland, 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Migros zieht ins Einkaufscenter Oberland Shopping in Matten bei Interlaken. Sie wird dort im Oktober 2017 einen Supermarkt eröffnen. In Wilderswil wird die Migros Aare im Lauf von 2018 zudem in die Realisierung eines Voi Migros Partner investieren. Die […]

Wal-Mart announces shareholder voting results for its Annual Shareholders’ Meeting

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) today (June 2, 2017 ) announced shareholder voting results for its Annual Shareholders’ Meeting. Approximately 92.7 percent of all outstanding shares were present or represented by proxy at the meeting. The company reported that shareholders approved the election of each of Walmart’s 11 director […]

Amazon further expands in California with plans to open its first fulfillment center in Fresno

Amazon will continue its growth in California’s Central Valley and create 1,500 new full-time jobs in Fresno SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Jun. 2, 2017) announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in Fresno. This will be Amazon’s fifth fulfillment center in California’s Central Valley, with three operating […]

Amazon original one hour series The Last Tycoon to premiere on Friday, July 28 exclusively on Prime Video

All nine episodes of the original dramatic series—starring Matt Bomer, Kelsey Grammer and Lily Collins, and executive produced by Academy Award nominee Billy Ray and Christopher Keyser—will be available globally on Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Jun. 2, 2017) announced its new original […]

Macy’s announces the appointment of Yasir Anwar to the role of EVP and chief technology officer

Appointment Is Part of Broader Restructuring of Technology Team to Expand Technological Capabilities and Further Drive Mobile and Digital Growth Mike Robinson to Assume Role of Executive Vice President, Product Management and Customer Experience CINCINNATI, 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today (Jun. 1, 2017) announced the appointment of Yasir Anwar to […]

Sainsbury’s expands its range of non-dairy milks in stores nationwide

Sainsbury’s expands its range of non-dairy milks in stores nationwide   Sainsbury’s reveals it has doubled its range of non-dairy milks in 300 stores nationwide London, 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — How do you take your coffee? The answer is no longer black or white. Modern milk substitutes such as oat, almond, rice, coconut […]

NRF: Retail industry employment down by 8,500 jobs in May from April

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retail industry employment decreased by 8,500 jobs in May from April, the National Retail Federation said today (June 2, 2017), while average hourly earnings were up 2.5 percent on a year-over-year basis, in line with growth in recent months. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. […]

US Foods to acquire food and food-related products distributor F. Christiana

ROSEMONT, Ill, 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods announced today (June 02, 2017) that it has agreed to acquire F. Christiana, a broadline distributor of food and food-related products concentrating on the important center-of-the-plate categories as well as dairy and dry goods. Family-owned for three generations, F. Christiana has nearly $100 million in […]

Dollar General opens its 14th distribution center located at Janesville, Wisconsin

Dollar General opens its 14th distribution center located at Janesville, Wisconsin   Major retailer invests $100 million and creates more than 500 jobs to support Midwest stores GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — This morning (June 03, 2017), nearly 1,000 Dollar General (NYSE: DG) employees, their families and company executives were joined by […]

Starbucks to expand distribution portion of its Carson Valley Roasting Plant and Distribution Center in Minden, Nevada

Starbucks to expand distribution portion of its Carson Valley Roasting Plant and Distribution Center in Minden, Nevada   Seattle, 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks operations in Nevada’s Carson Valley plans to grow substantially over the next year with the addition of 700,000 square feet to the distribution portion of the Starbucks Carson Valley […]

StubHub launches enhanced suite of tools for ticket sellers in North America

StubHub launches enhanced suite of tools for   The new price setting recommendation tool dubbed “pricing assistant,” makes the process to sell tickets easier and more successful than ever before. San Jose, California, 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, launched an enhanced suite of tools for ticket sellers in North […]