Hahn Brothers, Inc. recalls ready-to-eat ham products due to misbranding and an undeclared malted barley

WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hahn Brothers, Inc., a Westminster, Md. establishment, is recalling approximately 115,773 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) ham products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Aug. 5, 2017). The products contain malted barley, a known allergen, […]

Beth Newlands Campbell appointed President of Rexall Drugstore

Beth Newlands Campbell appointed President of Rexall Drugstore   MISSISSAUGA, ON, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Domenic Pilla, Chief Executive Officer of McKesson Canada, today (August 4, 2017) announced the appointment of Beth Newlands Campbell as President of Rexall Drugstore effective August 8, 2017. Newlands Campbell is a highly accomplished retail executive with a successful […]

ARKET to open 1 September in Copenhagen

ARKET will open 1 September at Købmagergade 33 in Copenhagen. The new store, 004002-941, is the brand’s second opening and follows the launch on Regent Street in London, as well as online on arket.com in 18 European markets, on 25 August. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers who sign up to the mailing […]

British Land: New research reveals symbiotic relationship between a brand’s physical store and its ecommerce platform

British Land: New research reveals symbiotic relationship between a brand’s physical store and its ecommerce platform   New research revealing a symbiotic relationship between a brand’s physical stores and its ecommerce platform has been published today by British Land. London, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The research, using data from Connexity Hitwise, shows that […]

NRF: Retail industry employment declined slightly in July, decreasing 1,700 jobs from June

WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retail industry employment declined slightly in July, decreasing 1,700 jobs from June, the National Retail Federation said today. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. The economy overall saw gains of 209,000 jobs in July, exceeding growth expectations for the month. “Overall job and wage growth […]

US Foods to participate at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference in Boston on Thursday, September 7

ROSEMONT, Ill., 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD) President and Chief Executive Officer Pietro Satriano and Chief Financial Officer Dirk Locascio will present at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference in Boston on Thursday, September 7 at 12:45 p.m. EDT (11:45 a.m. CDT). Media and investors can access a copy of the presentation slides and listen to a live audio webcast by […]

BRC announces winner of 2017 Cyber Security Challenge

A PhD student from Royal Holloway University has been announced the winner of the BRC’s 2017 Cyber Security Challenge. London, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The latest BRC Annual Retail Crime Survey revealed that an estimated 53 per cent of reported fraud in the retail industry is cyber-enabled, which represents a total direct cost of around […]

Introducing the new Krispy Kreme Reese’s Peanut Butter Doughnut!

Introducing the new Krispy Kreme Reese’s Peanut Butter Doughnut!   Combining Two Iconic Flavors, the New Doughnut is Available for a Limited Time Only at Participating U.S. Shops WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Your two favorite things – Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and Reese’s Peanut Butter – are about to become your new favorite thing. […]

PHILIPPINES: SM Prime registered a 15% net income growth to PHP7.79 billion in Q2 2017 from PHP6.75 billion in same period last year

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), the Philippines’ leading integrated property company registered a 15% net income growth to PHP 7.79 billion in the second quarter of 2017 from PHP 6.75 billion in same period last year. This brought SM Prime’s first half’s net income to […]

UK: B&M opens new store in Livingston, Scotland

Hartlepool, United Kingdom, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — There was plenty of excitement in Livingston today (03 August 2017) as a new B&M store, with Garden Centre, was opened. It’s the latest addition to the stores in the West Lothian region and comes as a huge boost to the local economy thanks to the […]

The Wendy’s Company declares regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.07 per share

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) today ( Aug. 3, 2017) announced the declaration of its regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.07 per share, payable on September 15, 2017, to shareholders of record as of September 1, 2017. The approximate number of common shares outstanding as of August 1, 2017 was 243.4 million. About The Wendy’s Company […]

Build-A-Bear Workshop details new partnership with PBS KIDS

Partnership includes video messages aired during “Curious George” and “Wild Kratts,” digital messaging and content integration during in-store events ST. LOUIS, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Build-A-Bear Workshop today (Aug. 3, 2017) announced official details of a new partnership with PBS KIDS. In April, Build-A-Bear kicked off a corporate sponsorship of two PBS KIDS […]

French luxury group Kering and Alibaba take joint enforcement actions online and offline against infringers

Landmark agreement between the luxury group home to some of the world’s most desired luxury brands and Alibaba’s e-commerce marketplaces PARIS and HANGZHOU, China, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — French luxury group Kering, and Alibaba Group and its affiliate Ant Financial Services have come to a groundbreaking agreement to cooperate in their efforts to […]

Apranga APB sells Kirtimu street office and warehouse premises to Ogmios pulsas UAB

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 3 August 2017, Apranga APB has signed with Ogmios pulsas UAB an agreement on the sale of office and warehouse premises and other assets located in Kirtimu str. 51 in Vilnius. The value of the transaction of the sale of assets totalled EUR 6.05 million (including […]

Lenta earns A+ (RU) credit rating with “Stable” outlook from ACRA

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, today (3 August 2017) announced that the ACRA has assigned A+ (RU) credit rating to Lenta LLC. The outlook on the ratings is “Stable”. The rating is under the National Scale for the Russian […]

The Container Store Group Q1 2017 results: Consolidated net sales were $183.1 million, up by 3.2% from previous year

Net Sales up 3.2%; Comparable Store Sales down 1.2% 0.7% of Comparable Store Sales Decline Attributable to Easter Shift Comparable Store Sales Slightly Positive in June; Continuing Positive in July SG&A Savings and Efficiency Program and Custom Closets Continue to Drive Financial Results Reiterates Fiscal 2017 Earnings Per Share Outlook of $0.25 to $0.35 COPPELL, Texas, […]

James Avery opens new store in Brownsville, Texas at the Domain Shopping Center

Enter drawing for a chance to win a James Avery Gift Card KERRVILLE, TEXAS, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — James Avery, a family-owned jewelry retailer, announces the opening of its new store today (August 2, 2017) in Brownsville, Texas at the Domain Shopping Center. To celebrate the grand opening, visitors may enter a drawing for […]

UAE’s RAKBANK in partnership with Diebold Nixdorf launched Samsung Pay on their ATMs

RAS AL KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ —RAKBANK, one of the leading banks in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in partnership with Diebold Nixdorf, the leader in driving connected commerce, has launched Samsung Pay on their ATMs. With more than 250 Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD) ATMs, RAKBANK is maximizing consumer convenience by enabling cardless ATM […]

The Children’s Place to host Q2 2017 results conference call on Wednesday, August 9, 2017

SECAUCUS, N.J., 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Children’s Place, Inc.(Nasdaq:PLCE) today (Aug. 02, 2017) announced that in conjunction with the release of its Second Quarter 2017 financial results, you are invited to listen to the Company’s conference call on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, beginning at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To access the webcast, visit http://investor.childrensplace.com. An archive of […]

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia expands its ATM network with 200 new NCR SelfServ™ ATMs and NCR APTRA™ Vision

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (August 02, 2017) announced that Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE), the largest bank in the country, is expanding its ATM network with the addition of 200 new NCR SelfServ™ ATMs together with NCR APTRA™ Vision, a multi-vendor […]

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust Q2 2017 results: IFRS Operating income reached $185 million; up by 8.5% from same period last year

RioCan’s HIGHLIGHTS for the three and six months ended June 30, 2017: For the quarter ended June 30, 2017 (“Second Quarter”), IFRS Operating income increased to $185 million from $171 million or 8.5% in the quarter from the prior year; Revenue increased 3.6% for the Second Quarter to $286 million as compared to $276 million for the second quarter of 2016; Funds From Operations (“FFO”) in […]