Walmart’s Open Call to showcase American entrepreneurship and celebrate ingenuity and diversity on June 28

Fourth Annual Event Showcases American Entrepreneurship, Ingenuity and Diversity BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart is inviting more than 500 businesses from across the nation to present their Made in the USA products June 28 to the world’s largest retailer in Bentonville, Ark., giving entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to potentially reach millions […]

Sears opens its first Sears Appliances & Mattresses store located in Pharr, Texas

Sears opens its first Sears Appliances & Mattresses store located in Pharr, Texas   Mattress category expands successful free-standing concept launched last year HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears announced the grand opening of its first Sears Appliances & Mattresses store today (June 22, 2017 ). Located in Pharr, Texas, the latest […]

Sainsbury’s launches new Taste the Difference Chocolate, Avocado & Coconut Brownie Puddings

Sainsbury’s launches new Taste the Difference Chocolate, Avocado & Coconut Brownie Puddings   Love chocolate? Love avocado? Satisfy your craving for both with Sainsbury’s new brownie pudding London, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales of on-trend avocado have soared in recent years – Sainsbury’s has seen a 41% sales increase in the last year […]

Argos releases toy predictions that will dominate Christmas wish lists this year

Argos releases toy predictions that will dominate Christmas wish lists this year   Milton, Keynes, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Memorable childhood gifts including dolls and LEGO, as well as the latest tech driven toys, look set to dominate Christmas wish lists this year, according to leading UK toy retailer, Argos It has today […]

SURVEY: Americans expected to spend $7.1 billion as they celebrate the Fourth of July this year

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Americans are expected to spend $7.1 billion on food for cookouts and picnics as they celebrate the Fourth of July this year, up from $6.8 billion in 2016, according to the annual survey released today (June 22, 2017) by the National Retail Federation and conducted by Prosper Insight […]

National Retail Federation welcomes Cristina Ceresoli as senior vice president for retail strategy

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cristina Ceresoli, former vice president of marketing and public relations at Express, will be joining the National Retail Federation as senior vice president for retail strategy. At Express — a leading specialty retailer for men and women — Ceresoli managed the content marketing practice including consumer experience, data-driven […]

Dollar General appoints Jason Reiser as EVP and chief merchandising officer

Dollar General appoints Jason Reiser as EVP and chief merchandising officer   Reiser brings over 30 years of retail experience to Dollar General GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today (June 22, 2017) announced that Jason Reiser will join the Company as executive vice president and chief merchandising officer […]

Dollar General welcomes Carman Wenkoff as EVP and chief information officer

Dollar General welcomes Carman Wenkoff as EVP and chief information officer   Wenkoff brings track record of driving retail digital innovation GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today (June 21, 2017) announced that Carman Wenkoff will join the Company as executive vice president and chief information officer (CIO) effective […]

‘Abel’s Deli’ wint AH Product Pitch 2017

‘Abel’s Deli’ wint AH Product Pitch 2017 Versmaaltijdconcept gaat brede samenwerking aan met Albert Heijn Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — De afgelopen maanden hebben bijna 100 jonge ondernemers meegedaan aan de ‘AH Product Pitch’, om hun product verkrijgbaar te laten zijn bij Albert Heijn. ‘Abel’s Deli’, van ondernemer Jesse van Donk, heeft de […]

In celebration of the Holy Month of Ramadan Al Meera hosted Ramadan ‘Ghabga’ gathering for its employees

In celebration of the Holy Month of Ramadan Al Meera hosted Ramadan ‘Ghabga’ gathering for its employees   DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of the Holy Month of Ramadan, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company QSC (Al Meera) has recently organized a Ramadan ‘Ghabga’ gathering, which was attended by a group […]

Schweizer grillieren wie noch nie

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Grillsaison 2017 ist angelaufen – es zischt und brutzelt in der Schweiz! Coop hat die Grillgewohnheiten der Schweizer unter die Lupe genommen und stellt Trends fest. Demnach werfen die Schweizer im Durchschnitt an jedem vierten Tag im Sommer den Grill an. Bratwürste, Cervelats und Luganighetta sind […]

Citycon Oyj announces equity repayment of EUR 0.0325 per share

Helsinki, Finland, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Citycon Oyj has today (20 June 2017 ) decided, on the basis of the authorisation by the Annual General Meeting 2017, that an equity repayment of EUR 0.0325 per share be distributed from the invested unrestricted equity fund of the company. The […]

Kroger expands its exclusive Our Brands product lines

Kroger expands its exclusive Our Brands product lines   CINCINNATI, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today (June 21, 2017) the expansion of its exclusive Our Brands product lines to offer its customers greater value, variety and quality. The company currently offers more than 30,000 Our Brands items, including food, beauty, personal care, […]

Topaz Cash for Clubs supports Powerchair Trailblazers Club of Co. Antrim

Topaz Cash for Clubs supports Powerchair Trailblazers Club of Co. Antrim   DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Powerchair Football is the first competitive team sport designed and developed specifically for power wheelchair users. When the Powerchair Trailblazers Club of Co. Antrim got the call to say they’d won £1,500 having entered their […]

MIGROS LUZERN LEISTET BEITRAG GEGEN FACHKRÄFTEMANGEL

MIGROS LUZERN LEISTET BEITRAG GEGEN FACHKRÄFTEMANGEL   Dierikon, Switzerland, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Genossenschaft Migros Luzern gründet das Institut für berufliche Aus- und Weiterbildung (IBAW). Das IBAW bildet Technologie-Fachkräfte im Bereich der höheren Berufsbildung im Gebiet Informatik an diversen Standorten in der Schweiz aus und weiter. Der technische Fortschritt mit den Phänomenen […]

METRO further expands its ability to digitally transform the hospitality sector thru partnership with Planday

Düsseldorf, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — METRO GROUP partners with Planday, the leading European employee scheduling and workforce management solution provider. METRO has committed to acquire a minority stake in Planday, a workforce management solution provider that enables business owners to take employee scheduling from pen and paper to a streamlined, digital process – […]

Tesco to showcase Scotland’s leading local products at the Royal Highland Show

Tesco to showcase Scotland’s leading local products at the Royal Highland Show   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco will be showcasing some of the leading local products it stocks in its local stores at its stand at the Royal Highland Show. Over £89m of local branded products were sold in Tesco’s […]

Amazon unveils its selections for Best Books of the Year So Far

Amazon Books Editorial team selects the best titles for every reader’s summer—from futuristic novels and small-town stories to page-turning memoirs SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Jun. 21, 2017) announced its selections for Best Books of the Year So Far, naming Arundhati Roy’s novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, the […]

Kesko Corporation to sell Indoor Group to Sievi Capital Oyj for €67 million

Helsinki, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko Corporation has signed an agreement to sell Indoor Group, which is responsible for the Asko and Sotka furniture trade chains, to a company owned by Sievi Capital Oyj, three franchising entrepreneurs from the Sotka chain and Etera Mutual Pension Insurance Company. The debt free price of the […]

Kesko the first Finnish retail company to set science-based targets to reduce emissions operations and supply chain

Helsinki, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko is the first Finnish retail company to set science-based targets to reduce emissions from facilities, transportation and the supply chain. To achieve these ambitious emission reduction targets, Kesko will increase its use of renewable energy while also improving its energy efficiency. The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) […]

Rihanna presented awards to 2017 LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers winners

Rihanna presented awards to 2017 LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers winners   Paris, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The winners of the 2017 LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers received their awards from Rihanna during a ceremony at the Fondation Louis Vuitton. The jury selected Marine Serre as the grand prize winner this year, […]

EROSKI evolucionará su modelo comercial “contigo” para impulsar una alimentación más saludable y sostenible

EROSKI evolucionará su modelo comercial “contigo” para impulsar una alimentación más saludable y sostenible   Su compromiso con la alimentación saludable, ha llevado a la cooperativa a eliminar durante el último año 347 toneladas de azúcares, sal y grasas EROSKI, como cooperativa, impulsa un tejido productivo altamente diversificado y colabora con más de 9.000 proveedores […]

CVS Health among Points of Light’s Civic 50 companies

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (June 21, 2017) was recognized by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, as one of the fifty most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases […]