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Daily Archives: August 18, 2017

eBay announces membership in the Open API Initiative (OAI)

eBay announces membership in the Open API Initiative (OAI)   The partnership makes it easier for eBay developers to integrate with our RESTful public APIs and evolve their buying and selling experiences on our platforms. San Jose, CA, 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — For more than 20 years, eBay has been a leading marketplace, connecting shoppers to…

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Ross Stores declares regular quarterly cash dividend of $.16 per common share

DUBLIN, Calif., 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ —Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) announced today (Aug. 16, 2017) that the Company’s Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.16 per common share, payable on September 29, 2017, to stockholders of record as of September 7, 2017. Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) company headquartered in Dublin,…

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Staples, Inc. to release Q2 2017 results on Thursday, August 24, 2017

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) will announce second quarter 2017 results on Thursday, August 24, 2017 before the market open. On June 28, 2017, Staples announced that it had entered into an agreement to be acquired by funds managed by Sycamore Partners. The merger is subject to customary closing conditions, including the receipt of stockholder approval,…

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110 young professionals complete apprenticeship at SPAR Switzerland

Switzerland, 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Switzerland is one of the most successful training companies in Swiss retail trade. Recently, 110 young professionals received their certificate of competence after completing their apprenticeship examinations in one of the four professions offered at SPAR: Fully Trained Merchant, Retail Expert, Retail Assistant and Logistics Specialist. Training plays…

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McDonald’s USA launches Happy Meal Books promotion to celebrate the joy of reading

Between 2013-2016, McDonald's USA distributed 54M books to kids with plans to distribute 20M more books during the upcoming promotion OAK BROOK, IL, 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of National Literacy Month in September, McDonald's USA (NYSE: MCD)  is inviting families to celebrate the joy of reading with the launch of the latest Happy Meal…

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CVS Pharmacy earns reaccreditation in Community Pharmacy from URAC

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy announced today (August 17, 2017) that it has earned reaccreditation in Community Pharmacy from URAC. URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. By achieving this status, CVS Pharmacy has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved…

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The Home Depot® expands its alternative energy portfolio with additional solar rooftop installations at 50 stores

ATLANTA, 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot® today (Aug 17, 2017) announced the addition of solar installations at 50 stores as it continues to expand its alternative energy portfolio, essentially creating mini solar farms out of unused rooftops. The project will reduce electricity grid demand by an estimated 30 to 35 percent annually at…

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