Unilever teams up with Accenture to create a single system for trade and marketing operations

Agreement with Accenture and Salesforce includes single system for distributor management using Accenture NewsPage NEW YORK, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Unilever, a global consumer goods company, has signed a deal with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to implement Accenture Cloud Trade Promotion Management (TPM) and Accenture Cloud Retail Execution (RE) to create a single system for trade and marketing […]

Raiffeisenbank Straubing eG takes a broader approach to digitization with NCR’s Innovation Experience Room

Third bank in Germany to use NCR Innovation Experience Room for its digitization strategy Augsburg, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the grand opening of its new “Digital Experience Center”, Raiffeisenbank Straubing eG takes an active step toward shaping the digital future in banking with NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions. By taking […]

1Foot 2Foot Centre for Foot and Ankle Care selects NCR as technology partner

NCR Silver links reporting, inventory management across three diverse businesses under one system DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Looking for a multi-store solution to gain better insight across three diverse businesses, 1Foot 2Foot Centre for Foot and Ankle Care, a leading podiatry practice in Suffolk, Virginia, found its mobile point-of-sale (POS) partner in NCR Silver. […]

DoorDash marketplace to be integrated to the NCR Aloha Platform-of-Sale

DoorDash integration with the industry-leading NCR Aloha POS will help improve store operations and reduce delivery times DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (July 24, 2017) announced an agreement with DoorDash, an on-demand delivery platform operating in more than 500 cities nationwide, […]

Grubhub’s online ordering and delivery marketplace integrates with the NCR Aloha Platform-of-Sale

The integration of industry-leading NCR Aloha POS and Grubhub’s online ordering and delivery marketplace will make restaurant management easier, more efficient DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (July 24, 2017) announced an agreement with Grubhub (NYSE: GRUB), the nation’s leading takeout marketplace, […]

Alshaya and Australian chef Johnny Di Francesco to bring the 400 Gradi Italian restaurant brand to the Middle East

Alshaya and Australian chef Johnny Di Francesco to bring the 400 Gradi Italian restaurant brand to the Middle East   Kuwait, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — International retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya Co. has announced a franchise partnership with award-winning Australian chef Johnny Di Francesco to bring the 400 Gradi Italian restaurant brand to […]

Dixons Carphone launches Team Knowhow to provide local, one-stop, expert tech service

Dixons Carphone launches Team Knowhow to provide local, one-stop, expert tech service   London, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rolling out across the UK from today (27 Jul 2017), Team Knowhow will provide a local, one-stop, expert tech service. Dixons Carphone, Europe’s leading electrical, telecoms and services retailer, today announces the launch of Team Knowhow, […]

Staples, Inc. announces early termination of the waiting period under the “HSR Act”

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS or “Staples”) announced that on July 26, 2017 the U.S. Federal Trade Commission granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the “HSR Act”) with respect to the pending acquisition of Staples by investment funds managed by Sycamore Partners, a leading private equity […]

SPAR India customers delighted with its latest gift card concept

SPAR India customers delighted with its latest gift card concept   India, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The gifting industry in India is considered to be worth a massive $30 billion a year. Gifting customs have changed but solutions haven’t always kept pace. SPAR India recognise this and aim to grow their share of […]

SPAR Austria highlight its CSR initiatives

SPAR Austria highlight its CSR initiatives   Austria, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Responsible retailing and community involvement are high on SPAR Austria’s agenda and deeply rooted in its corporate culture. SPAR Austria is actively engaging in CSR initiatives at national, regional and local levels. Here we highlight some recent examples which underline the […]

SPAR UK Partner, A.F. Blakemore and Son Ltd celebrates its 100 years in business

United Kingdom, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s been a busy summer so far for SPAR UK Partner, A.F. Blakemore and Son Ltd, as it celebrates its 100 years in business. We take a look here at some of the highlights to date. New SPAR convenience store opens in Aldridge, Walsall A brand new […]

ShopRite launches in-store campaign “Go H2O” to help customers stay hydrated this summer

Supermarket Program Helps Shoppers Stay Healthy and Hydrated All Season Long KEASBEY, NJ, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — With summer heat advisories on the rise, consumers are continually searching for ways to keep cool and hydrated during the hot summer months.  With this in mind, ShopRite has announced the launch of “Go H2O,” an […]

CANADA: RONA Home and Garden stores at Crowfoot (AB) and Kitchener (ON) to convert to the Lowe’s banner by the end of 2017

Boucherville, Quebec, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada announced today (July 24, 2017) that the RONA Home and Garden stores located respectively at 90 Crowfoot Way NW, Calgary, and 730 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener, will convert to the Lowe’s banner. Both locations will undergo an extensive renovation and re-merchandising of the existing store which […]

L’entrepôt RONA in Sherbrooke to undergo major renovation and remerchandising project to become the 22nd Réno-Dépôt store in Canada

Boucherville, Quebec, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada announced today (July 27, 2017) that the L’entrepôt RONA located at 3400 Portland Boulevard in Sherbrooke will be converted to the Réno-Dépôt banner. The store will undergo a major renovation and remerchandising project and consequently become the 22nd Réno-Dépôt store in Canada. “Our analysis of the […]

Brookshire Brothers joins Topco’s membership

Elk Grove Village, Ill., 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Topco Associates, LLC announced today ( JULY 26, 2017) that the Lufkin, Texas-based Brookshire Brothers, Inc. has joined the membership. “Brookshire Brothers’ philosophy of innovation and commitment to serving customers’ needs makes it a great addition to Topco’s membership, especially as we drive new ways to […]

Al-Futtaim ACE introduces fun and exciting collection of back to school products

Al-Futtaim ACE introduces fun and exciting collection of back to school products   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — To prepare your kids for the new school year, Al-Futtaim ACE is introducing a fun and exciting collection of back to school products all under one roof. The collection will feature a range of […]

Tops Friendly Markets partners with Fulmer Valley Farms to offer delicious, fresh local greens, 365 days a year

Williamsville, N.Y., 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tops Friendly Markets always takes great pride in offering its customers the very best produce New York State has to offer. TOPS supports over 200 local growers during the homegrown season and now, thanks to an exclusive partnership with Fulmer Valley Farms in NY’s southern tier, customers can […]

Schnuck and Simbe Robotics to test-pilot an aisle-roving robot named Tally

“Tally’s” pilot program adds to Schnucks’ commitment to provide an innovative and exceptional customer experience ST. LOUIS, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Schnucks is turning to a high-tech partner to help maintain an exceptional shopping experience: an aisle-roving robot named Tally. Schnuck Markets, Inc. and Simbe Robotics, Inc. will collaborate to test-pilot Tally at […]

Visa and Marqeta partner to drive further innovations in commercial and consumer payments

Visa Makes Strategic Investment in Marqeta to Support Key Growth Initiatives SAN FRANCISCO & OAKLAND, Calif., 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ —Visa (NYSE: V) and Marqeta, the open API payment card issuing platform, today (07/26/2017) announced a multi-year, global partnership to drive further innovations in commercial and consumer payments. Additionally, Visa has made a strategic investment in Marqeta […]

Opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone now available without prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in South Dakota

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today ( July 27, 2017) that the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone is now available without an individual prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in South Dakota. Under a collaborative practice agreement between CVS Pharmacists and a local physician, CVS pharmacies, located inside Target […]

Fareva to take ownership of BCM, Walgreens Boots Alliance’s contract manufacturing business

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today (25 July 2017 ) announces a binding offer from Fareva for a 10-year global agreement for the manufacture and supply of own beauty brands and private label products, including products for sale in the USA. The proposed agreement will create […]

Belk to open three new stores through the end of 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk announced today (July 26, 2017) it will open three new stores through the end of 2018, part of a nearly $40 million investment in store remodels, capital improvements and new store openings in 2017. The regional retailer is dedicated to the customer experience and offering an […]

“Make room for life”: IKEA launches its 2018 IKEA U.S. catalog

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA announced today (July 25, 2017) that the 2018 IKEA U.S. catalog, filled with new product offerings, home furnishing inspiration, and smart solutions for every area of the home, will be available to the public starting this August. With a particular focus on the living room, this year’s […]

British Land supports National Literacy Trust’s Young Readers Programme for the sixth year

British Land supports National Literacy Trust’s Young Readers Programme for the sixth year   London, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land has partnered with the National Literacy Trust for the sixth year to support its Young Readers Programme – an initiative which has helped more than 19,000 children under the age of 11 […]

The Connecticut Food Bank received $195,460 donation from Price Rite and ShopRite

WALLINGFORD, CONN., 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Connecticut Food Bank welcomed representatives from Price Rite and ShopRite stores to celebrate the food bank’s 20-year partnership with ShopRite and Price Rite — a relationship that has helped provide 8.4 million meals to hungry Connecticut residents. The food bank honored the store owners and leadership teams […]

Stanley Black & Decker appoints Janet Link Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Stanley Black & Decker appoints Janet Link Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary   NEW BRITAIN, Conn., 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) today (July 25, 2017) named Janet Link Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Link joins Stanley Black & Decker from J.C. Penney Company where she served as General Counsel. She succeeds Bruce Beatt who […]

Wegmans to sample the season’s freshest and best ingredients on Saturday July 29th, 2017

ROCHESTER, NY, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — WHAT: At this fun and interactive event, customers can stop by stations throughout the store to sample the season’s freshest and best ingredients – another way to live healthier, better lives through food! Learn about the local family farms that grow many of the products that Wegmans sells and […]

PetSmart Charities survey reveals that more pets would be rescued if people received more information on how to adopt a pet

Good News is Respondents Are Quick to Cite Pet Adoption as the Solution and Report the Many Benefits of Having a Pet—Emotional, Physical and More PHOENIX, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — American pet parents significantly underestimate the current pet homelessness issue facing the country, according to a new survey commissioned by PetSmart Charities, the leading funder […]

Tesco extends its same day online grocery delivery service across the entire UK

Tesco extends its same day online grocery delivery service across the entire UK   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today (24 Jul 2017) announced it is extending its same day online grocery delivery service across the entire UK, making it the first retailer to offer nationwide same day grocery delivery. […]

First Data elects Henrique De Castro to its Board of Directors

NEW YORK, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — First Data (NYSE: FDC) announced today (JULY 24, 2017) that its Board of Directors elected technology executive Henrique De Castro as a Director of First Data. The Board has also appointed De Castro to serve as a member of the Risk Committee. De Castro’s election expands First Data’s […]