Retail Industry Leaders Association praised nominations of Marvin Kaplan and William Emanuel to the NLRB

Arlington , VA, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (June 28, 2017), the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) praised the nominations of Marvin Kaplan and William Emanuel to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). President Trump nominated Kaplan who currently serves as a counsel at the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission and Emanuel, an attorney with […]

Carrefour hosted series of initiatives to celebrate diversity and equal opportunities

Carrefour celebrates inclusiveness with its 384,000 employees and takes stock of its progress in equal opportunities Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 30 June, for the 2nd year running, Carrefour celebrates diversity and equal opportunities with a series of initiatives across 10 different countries. The company is also celebrating the daily commitment […]

Carrefour Market makes debut in the Ivory Coast

Carrefour Market makes debut in the Ivory Coast   Ivory Coast, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Our partner CFAO is continuing to grow in the Ivory Coast. Following the opening of a first shopping centre incorporating a Carrefour hypermarket in Abidjan in December 2015, a second shopping centre – PlaYce Palmeraie – has just […]

Nordstrom to close Dulles Town Center full-line store in Dulles, Va.; will serve customers through September 8, 2017

DULLES, Va., 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom today (June 30, 2017) announced plans to close its Dulles Town Center full-line store in Dulles, Va., a suburb of Washington D.C. Originally opened in September 2002, the store will serve customers through Friday, September 8, 2017. “Our strategy is focused on our customers. When it comes to store investments we […]

S Group’s regional cooperatives to acquire Stockmann Delicatessen business operations in Finland

S Group’s regional cooperatives to acquire Stockmann Delicatessen business operations in Finland   Helsinki, Finland, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stockmann and S Group have signed an agreement on the transfer of the Stockmann Delicatessen business operations in Finland to S Group’s regional cooperatives. The purpose of the transaction is to develop the Delicatessen stores […]

Intershop named as Company of the Year 2017 by Quadrant Knowledge Solutions

Intershop Commerce Suite praised for supporting multiple brands, countries, and touchpoints Intershop highlighted as best-in-class vendor with leadership in strategy, business, and growth performance excellence Jena, Germany, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop Communications AG has been recognized as Company of the Year 2017 in the global digital commerce platforms market by global market research […]

Kesko completes transaction with Yamaha Motor Europe N.V.

Helsinki, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Konekesko Ltd, a Kesko Corporation subsidiary, has sold its Yamarin boat business to Inhan Tehtaat Oy Ab, a subsidiary owned by Yamaha Motor Europe N.V. At the same time, the transfer of the representation of Yamaha’s recreational machinery in Finland from Konekesko Ltd to Yamaha Motor Europe N.V. was […]

Kesko and Oriola finalise establishment of joint venture; New chain’s name, concept to be announced

First stores and the online store of the new chain specialising in health, beauty and wellbeing will be opened in the autumn 2017. Helsinki, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — In March of this year, Kesko and Oriola announced their intention to establish a new store chain specialising in comprehensive wellbeing across Finland. Finland’s Competition and […]

Kesko completes divestment of Indoor Group to a company owned by Sievi Capital Oyj

Helsinki, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko Corporation has sold 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 sale, structured as a share […]

H&M brand Arket to open its first store in Stockholm in spring 2018

ARKET will open its first store in Stockholm (0 0 4 0 0 8 – 9 4 0 ) in spring 2018, following openings in London, Brussels, Copenhagen and Munich, and the launch of the online store in autumn 2017. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Located at Biblioteksgatan 9, in the heart […]

EROSKI y LUFTHANSA alcanzan un acuerdo para ofrecer nuevas ventajas a los usuarios de la tarjeta de crédito EROSKI Club

EROSKI y LUFTHANSA alcanzan un acuerdo para ofrecer nuevas ventajas a los usuarios de la tarjeta de crédito EROSKI Club   Las compras de cualquier vuelo de Lufthansa pagado con la tarjeta de crédito generarán un ahorro del 5% que será ingresado en la tarjeta EROSKI Club para canjearlo en las próximas compras ELORRIO, España, […]

EROSKI incorpora 311 socias y socios trabajadores a la cooperativa en 2016

EROSKI incorpora 311 socias y socios trabajadores a la cooperativa en 2016   Actualmente, y tras las incorporaciones, se elevan a 8.046 sus Socias y Socios Trabajadores  Las Socias y Socios Trabajadores, por su condición de propietarios, son partícipes en la gestión y resultados de la cooperativa  Los nuevos cooperativistas han completado el programa de […]

H&M Group signs The Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety for another 3-year period

The Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety is essential in the work to improve the Bangladeshi garment factories. Since fire and building safety is extremely important to us and we want to continue to play an active role, we re-signed the Accord for yet another 3-year period on June 29th. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Jul-03 — […]

IKEA breaks ground for its future Milwaukee-area store slated to open Summer 2018 in Oak Creek, Wisconsin

OAK CREEK, WI, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — With company representatives, Oak Creek Mayor Dan Bukiewicz, local officials, and community leaders on-hand, IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (06/28/2017) officially broke ground for its future Milwaukee-area store that is slated to open Summer 2018 in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Until then, local customers […]

Belk announces Southern Designer Showcase winners

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk announced the winners of its Fifth Annual Southern Designer Showcase this evening during a poolside, catwalk-style fashion show. The winning collections will be featured in select Belk stores and online in March 2018. The Southern Designer Showcase began in 2012 to celebrate the regional Southern designers […]

Price Rite Supermarkets introduces Wholesome Pantry, a new private-label line of free-from and organic products

Price Rite Supermarkets introduces Wholesome Pantry, a new private-label line of free-from and organic products   Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Supermarkets, known for its everyday low prices and shopper friendly format, is making it easy for customers to find affordable organic and nutritious products.  The supermarket today (June 30, […]

Gap Inc. expands This Way Ahead program to Miami and Vancouver; doubles participation in its 10-week paid internship program

San Francisco , 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — This month, 1,200 teens and young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 started a 10-week paid internship with Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) at select Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic stores in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. Gap Inc.’s This Way Ahead program was launched in […]

Dierbergs recalls various Deli Products due to undeclared fish and undeclared milk

Dierbergs recalls various Deli Products due to undeclared fish and undeclared milk   St Louis, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dierbergs is recalling various Deli Products with multiple use by dates in all retail stores because undeclared fish (anchovy) in a Caesar dressing and undeclared milk in 2 Santa Fe wraps. People who have […]

Babies“R”Us partners with Huggies to support the No Baby Unhugged initiative

Wayne, NJ, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — One in three U.S. parents suffer from the inability to provide fresh, clean diapers for their baby, according to a study by Huggies. To help raise awareness of the nation’s growing diaper need, Babies“R”Us is partnering with Huggies to support the No Baby Unhugged initiative to help ensure some […]

Sequential Brands expands its lifestyle brand Heelys® with activewear for children

NEW YORK, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) (“Sequential” or the “Company”) announced today ( June 29, 2017 ) a key category expansion for its lifestyle brand Heelys® as it entered into a long-term license agreement with Sugar Plum NY to produce a line of activewear for children. Heelys first activewear […]

Golub Corporation opens its latest Market 32 store in Clifton Park, N.Y.

Clifton Park, N.Y., 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Golub Corporation cut the ribbon today (June 27, 2017 ) on its latest Market 32 that was built from the ground up in Clifton Park, N.Y., which serves as another showcase of the chain’s contemporary new supermarket concept. “Market 32 is a contemporary, food-focused store that […]

CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. announces promotion of Alan Lebovitz to SVP – management

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE:CBL) announced today (June 30, 2017) that Alan Lebovitz has been promoted to senior vice president – management, effective July 1st. He succeeds Jerry Sink who recently retired from CBL after a 25 year career with the company.  As SVP of CBL’s […]

FOCUS Brands appoints Kat Cole as Chief Operating Officer and President, North America

ATLANTA, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — FOCUS Brands, the franchisor of iconic brands Auntie Anne’s® , Carvel®, Cinnabon®, McAlister’s Deli®, Moe’s Southwest Grill® and Schlotzsky’s®, continues on the path of industry leading growth by today (June 19, 2017) announcing that Kat Cole has been named Chief Operating Officer and President, North America.  In this new position, Kat […]

Medewerkers Albert Heijn 8 weken op expeditie in Afrika

Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Al jaren haalt Albert Heijn groente en fruit uit Afrika. Maar waarom zo ver? En hoe staat het met de kwaliteit en levert het ook wat op voor de lokale gemeenschap? Vier jonge winkelmedewerkers van Albert Heijn gaan het met eigen ogen ontdekken. Erik, Esmee, Sander en […]

Bundestafel-Treffen 2017: REWE und PENNY spenden Tafeln rund 25 Tonnen langhaltbare Lebensmittel

Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die REWE Group unterstützt gemeinsam mit REWE und PENNY das diesjährige Bundestafeltreffen in Potsdam. Den Auftakt der Veranstaltung in der Metropolishalle machte gestern (30.06.) die Mitgliederversammlung der Tafeln (9:00 bis 16:00 Uhr) sowie ab 18:30 Uhr eine festliche Abendveranstaltung, bei der dann die über 1.000 ehrenamtlichen Tafel-Helfer […]

Foodstuffs stops selling microbead products in all stores

It’s July 1 and Foodstuffs New World, PAK’nSAVE and Four Square stores are now microbead free • 12 months ahead of a proposed government ban • Microbead Amnesty in all New World stores starts July 10 Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs is doing their bit for the oceans and marine […]

Make your pet’s birthday special with PetSmart’s first-ever Birthday Collection

Dog Party Author, DIY Expert, Kimberly Schlegel Whitman, Gives Additional Entertaining Tips for a Great Pup Gathering PHOENIX, Ariz., 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to the 2016 American Pet Products Association (APPA) National Pet Owners Survey, nearly 30 percent of pet parents buy their dogs birthday gifts. PetSmart is here to serve pet […]