Macy’s launches limited-time collection KOBI by contemporary designer Kobi Halperin

Macy’s launches limited-time collection KOBI by contemporary designer Kobi Halperin   The limited-time collection includes blouses, sweaters, dresses, jackets, jumpsuits, pants and more, and will be available at 149 Macy’s stores and on macys.com August 15 NEW YORK, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s today (Aug. 8, 2017) announced the release of KOBI, a limited-time collection […]

Sainsbury’s expands its line-up of sportswear brands with officially licensed NFL clothing

Sainsbury’s expands its line-up of sportswear brands with officially licensed NFL clothing   Tie-up with NFL builds on Sainsbury’s growing line-up of sportswear brands Initial online launch includes 8 T-shirts for each team playing in sold-out London games Wider in-store offer with vintage-effect T-shirts, team hoodies and sweats will follow American football is growing in […]

Lowe’s and Boys & Girls Clubs of America launch new in-store donation program and Lowe’s Renovation Across the Nation

Lowe’s and Boys & Girls Clubs of America launch new in-store donation program and Lowe’s Renovation Across the Nation   ATLANTA, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hundreds of kids spending their afterschool time at the Preston Taylor Boys & Girls Club in Nashville, Tenn., on August 8 were surprised with a performance of hit […]

Sonic Corp. appoints Jose A. Dueñas as EVP and chief brand officer

Sonic Corp. appoints Jose A. Dueñas as EVP and chief brand officer   OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today (Aug 9, 2017) announced the appointment of Jose A. Dueñas as executive vice president and chief brand officer. Dueñas will be responsible for the end-to-end […]

NRF/Hackett Associates Global Port Tracker report: August is expected to be the busiest month on record for imports

WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Boosted by continuing sales growth, August is expected to be the busiest month on record for imports at the nation’s major retail container ports and 2017 is on track to set a new annual high, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today (August 9, 2017) […]

US Foods Q2 2017 financial results: Net sales increased 6.1% to $6.2 billion

ROSEMONT, Ill., 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD), one of the largest foodservice distributors in the United States, today (August 09, 2017) announced results for the second quarter and first six months of fiscal 2017. Second Quarter Highlights Total case volume increased 3.6%; independent restaurant case volume increased 4.7%. Net sales […]

Tractor Supply Company starts construction of new distribution center in Frankfort, NY

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, announced today ( Aug. 09, 2017) it has officially begun construction of a new distribution center in Frankfort, NY. “The addition of our new distribution center in New York is important to our […]

GapKids launches “Forward with” campaign highlighting people who inspire kids through confidence, Focus, Creativity and kindness

NEW YORK, N.Y., 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — GapKids is celebrating kids returning to the classroom with the “Forward with” campaign and short film series by highlighting the people who help shape kids’ futures. In partnership with global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), the final short in the series, ‘Forward with Kindness,’ is inspired […]

Gap Inc. to open its newest “digital Gap brand flagship store” on Yahoo! Taiwan

GAP CONTINUES TO PIONEER SEAMLESS OMNI-CHANNEL SHOPPING EXPERIENCES THROUGH ANYTIME, ANYWHERE ACCESSIBILITY FOR TAIWANESE SHOPPERS Taipei, Taiwan, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Building on its e-commerce success and responding to the growing demand of online shopping in Taiwan, today (August 8, 2017), Gap Inc. announced it will open its newest “digital Gap brand flagship […]

Krispy Kreme’s Original Glazed® Doughnuts will be eclipsed by chocolate glaze to coincide with the solar eclipse, Monday, Aug. 21

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the first time, Krispy Kreme’s Original Glazed® Doughnuts will be eclipsed by a mouth-watering chocolate glaze to coincide with the solar eclipse Monday, Aug. 21 at participating U.S. shops. Guests also can get an early taste of this limited-time doughnut during evening Hot Light™ hours Saturday and […]

Toys“R”Us announces the appointment of Mark Johnson as EVP, U.S. Marketplace Operations

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc., the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, today (August 7, 2017) announced Mark Johnson was named Executive Vice President, U.S. Marketplace Operations, effective immediately. He will report directly to Chairman and CEO Dave Brandon. Mr. Johnson had been serving as interim EVP, Store Operations […]

Xcel Brands Q2 2017 financial results: Net Revenues of $8.4 Million

Company Expanding its Presence in Dillard’s Second Quarter Net Revenues of $8.4 Million Second Quarter GAAP Net Income of $0.2 Million Second Quarter Non-GAAP Net Income of $1.5 Million; Adjusted EBITDA of $2.3 Million NEW YORK, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Xcel Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:XELB) (“Xcel” or the “Company”), a media and brand management […]

CBRE: “urban-suburban” submarkets are well positioned to capture strong demand from office users

Los Angeles, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Suburban office markets that provide an urban-like live-work-play environment are well positioned to capture strong demand from office users, according to a new report from CBRE. Among the most common attributes of so-called “urban-suburban” submarkets are the presence of abundant retail, office and housing options, as well as employment […]

ARA: NSW Boxing Day trade legislation is great news for retailers

Melbourne, Australia, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) applauds the NSW Government in moving to legislate Boxing Day trade across all parts of NSW after it was welcomed by retailers, employees and consumers during a two-year trial. An independent review with comprehensive feedback from business owners, employees and shoppers has […]

Del Taco Restaurants appoints M. Barry Westrum as Chief Marketing Officer

Lake Forest, CA, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (“Del Taco” or the “Company”), (NASDAQ: TACO), the second largest Mexican-American QSR chain by units in the United States, operating restaurants under the name Del Taco, today (August 9, 2017) announced M. Barry Westrum will join the Company as Chief Marketing Officer. […]

IGA to raise funds and awareness to help parents and families end the nation’s opioid epidemic

CHICAGO, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — IGA USA today (August 8, 2017) announced that it is collaborating with Partnership for Drug-Free Kids to launch the first-ever IGA Cares initiative. Through in-store fundraising activities and the sales of specially marked IGA Exclusive Brand products, the IGA Cares initiative will support the mission of the Partnership, […]

Express, Inc. to host Q2 2017 results conference call on Wednesday, August 23, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Express, Inc. (NYSE: EXPR), a specialty retail apparel company, today (Aug. 9, 2017) announced that it will conduct a conference call to discuss second quarter 2017 results on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. ET. Earlier that morning, the Company will issue a press release detailing those results. The […]

Baskin-Robbins celebrates first year anniversary of its App

Baskin-Robbins celebrates first year anniversary of its App   CANTON, MA, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — This month, Baskin-Robbins is celebrating its one year App Anniversary! Just one year ago, we launched the Baskin-Robbins Mobile App for iOS and Android. To celebrate, we wanted to give Baskin-Robbins guests the inside scoop on our mobile app. Upon […]

PVH Corp. recognized for its leadership and commitment to sustainability

PVH Corp. recognized for its leadership and commitment to sustainability   NEW YORK, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH) announced that the Company was honored with the Sustainability Award at the Accessories Council 21st Annual ACE Awards. The Award is a testament to the Company’s sustainability accomplishments and ongoing commitment to making positive impacts for people, the […]

The Children’s Place Q2 2017 Results: Comparable Retail Sales Increase of 3.1%

Delivers Q2 Comparable Retail Sales Increase of 3.1% Reports Q2 GAAP Earnings per Diluted Share of $0.79 vs ($0.11) in Q2 2016 and Q2 Adjusted Earnings per Diluted Share of $0.86 vs ($0.01) in Q2 2016 Repurchases $25 Million in Stock and Pays $7 Million in Dividends in Q2 Increases Adjusted EPS Guidance to a Range of $7.23 to $7.33 for FY 2017 Compared to Previous Guidance of $7.10 to $7.20 […]

The Children’s Place names Steven G. Rado Chief Digital Officer

SECAUCUS, N.J., 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Children’s Place, Inc.(Nasdaq:PLCE), the largest pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America, today (Aug. 09, 2017) announced the appointment of Steven G. Rado to the position of Chief Digital Officer, effective  August 14, 2017.  Mr. Rado will report directly to Jane Elfers, President and Chief Executive Officer. Jane Elfers, President and Chief […]

The Children’s Place declares a quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 per share

Company Has Returned Over $829 Million to Shareholders Since 2009 SECAUCUS, N.J., 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Children’s Place, Inc.(Nasdaq:PLCE), the largest pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America, today ( Aug. 09, 2017) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend. Jane Elfers, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We continued […]

USDA FSIS: Kenosha Beef International recalls beef patty products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen

USDA FSIS: Kenosha Beef International recalls beef patty products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen   WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kenosha Beef International, LTD., a Kenosha, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,960 pounds of beef patty products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety […]

New DESPAR store opens at the main railway station in Bologna

Bologna, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Aspiag Service, the licence holder for the SPAR Brand in the Northeast of Italy and Emilia Romagna, has opened a new company-owned DESPAR store at the main railway station in Bologna, a major hub for railway traffic in the country. The store, with a selling surface of 386m2, […]

Colruyt Group: the eggs on our shelves are safe

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Our customers’ safety and health is our first and most important priority. Colruyt Group is closely monitoring the situation with regards to the current Fipronil contamination in the eggs. We continue asking our suppliers for supplementary analyses, as an extra control on top of the analyses that […]