Gap Inc. and Gap Foundation respond to devastations caused by recent natural disasters with increased donation to $2 million

San Francisco, CA, 2017-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — In response to the devastation caused recently by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and earthquakes in Mexico, Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) and Gap Foundation have increased their total donation to $2 million to address immediate needs and ongoing recovery efforts. The donation includes cash grants from Gap […]

L Brands’ September sales release: broadcast will be available on the internet on Thursday, Oct. 5

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2017-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — In conjunction with L Brands’ sales release, you are invited to listen to a pre-recorded broadcast of the September Sales report. The broadcast will be available on the Internet on Thursday, Oct. 5 at 7:30 a.m. ET. What:   L Brands September Sales Report When:  7:30 a.m. ET on […]

Toys“R”Us partners with Mirakl to support the creation of new online marketplace for Toys“R”Us® and Babies“R”Us®

Wayne, NJ, 2017-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Mirakl, the leading global marketplace solutions provider, to support the creation of a new online marketplace for the Toys“R”Us® and Babies“R”Us®businesses in the United States and Canada. The platform, set to launch in 2018, will enable Toys“R”Us to increase its product selection […]

Katy Latimer appointed Dunkin’ Brands’ new Vice President, Culinary Innovation

CANTON, MA, 2017-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, today announced Katy Latimer as the company’s new Vice President, Culinary Innovation. With more than 25 years of experience in food science and culinary innovation, Latimer will head Dunkin’ Brands’ culinary team, planning and […]

X5 Retail opens its first Pyaterochka stores in Barnaul in the Siberian Federal District

Barnaul, RUSSIA, 2017-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group (“X5” or “the Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE: FIVE), announces its further expansion in the Siberian Federal District and the opening of the first Pyaterochka stores in Barnaul. Five new Pyaterochka stores were opened in the city. The stores, which have a total area of […]

JCPenney Partners with Electrolux Home Appliances to bring a complete line of Frigidaire kitchen appliances to shoppers

Retailer launches first-ever cookware line from Ayesha Curry PLANO, Texas, 2017-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is cooking up a range of new kitchen products just in time for the holiday season. Partnering with Electrolux Home Appliances, JCPenney is bringing shoppers a complete line of Frigidaire kitchen appliances including refrigerators, freezers, ranges and dishwashers beginning […]

Bol.com opens new BREEAM certified fulfillment center

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — On September 27 Bol.com opened its new fulfillment center, one of the biggest projects in its history that will help the brand ensure the most reliable and fast delivery of eCommerce orders in the Netherlands and Belgium. The fulfillment center, which has space for around 7 million […]

Chow Tai Fook partners with Disney to introduce a new lineup of “Tsum Tsum” Collection

HONG KONG, 2017-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chow Tai Fook is collaborating with Disney this year again to introduce a new lineup of Disney “Tsum Tsum” Collection with new characters and fun-filled designs. Apart from the beloved character-inspired charms/pendants and ear studs, the new series is set to encompass an exquisite range of pure gold […]

Perry Ellis International announces exclusive global licensing agreement for Guy Harvey apparel

MIAMI, FL, 2017-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY) and Guy Harvey Enterprises today announced the signing of an exclusive global licensing agreement for Guy Harvey apparel, which features the colorful, iconic ocean-inspired artwork of world-renowned artist, conservationist, scientist and entrepreneur Dr. Guy Harvey. The licensing agreement takes effect in 2019. Perry Ellis […]

CarMax Provides Consumers with Information About Open Recalls Prior to Sale

Richmond, VA, 2017-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax provides the most transparent and integrity-driven car buying experience in the industry. Our approach to recalls is no different. CarMax has led the industry in recall transparency and shares vehicle specific recall information in-store and online. Because most of our customers visit us first online, every […]

AllSaints Duty Free store opens at T Galleria by DFS, City of Dreams in Macau

HONG KONG/MACAU , 2017-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — DFS Group has partnered with contemporary British fashion retailer AllSaints to open the first AllSaints Duty Free store in the Greater China region, exclusively at T Galleria by DFS, City of Dreams in Macau. The 170-square meter AllSaints boutique showcases a selection of contemporary men’s and […]

DFS and Hong Kong luggage brand OOKONN partner to open a pop-up store at T Galleria by DFS, Canton Road in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, 2017-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an exclusive partnership to celebrate the global traveler, DFS Group, the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, announced its first collaboration with Hong Kong luggage brand OOKONN with the launch of a dedicated pop-up store at T Galleria by DFS, Canton Road in Hong Kong. The pop-up store […]

DFS Group and Parfums Christian Dior hosted a Rouge Dior Exceptional Makeup Event to unveil two brand new Dior Rouge novelties

HONG KONG, 2017-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ —DFS Group and Parfums Christian Dior celebrated their partnership with a Rouge Dior Exceptional Makeup Event to reveal two brand new Dior Rouge novelties – Dior Double Rouge, and the travel retail exclusive Dior Rouge Liquid – at T Galleria Beauty by DFS, Causeway Bay on September 6. Synonymous with […]

A 1,750 square-foot DFS Group satellite retail store will open in Waikiki’s Hilton Hawaiian Village this November

HONOLULU, HI, 2017-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading travel retailer DFS Group, which operates T Galleria by DFS, Hawaii in Waikiki as well as airport shops at Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on Oahu and Kahului Airport on Maui, will open a 1,750 square-foot satellite retail store in Waikiki’s Hilton Hawaiian Village in November 2017.  The […]

Sycamore Partners welcomes John A. Lederer as a Senior Advisor

New York, NY, 2017-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sycamore Partners today announced that John A. Lederer, former President and Chief Executive Officer of US Foods, has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor. In this capacity, he will serve as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Staples, Inc. and its newly formed […]

7‑Eleven introduces the sweet and savory Pillsbury® Stuffed Waffle

IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Breakfast just got better at 7‑Eleven® stores with the introduction of the sweet and savory Pillsbury®Stuffed Waffle, served hot out of the oven. Developed and co-branded with Pillsbury, the convenience retailer’s first stuffed waffle combines a crispy, maple-flavored waffle on the outside and a fluffy egg omelet, savory pork sausage and […]

Lagardère Travel Retail brings new and innovative concepts to Gold Coast Airport

Bilinga Q, Australia, 2017-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Awarded 5 sites as part of a competitive tender process held in late 2016, Lagardère Travel Retail has unveiled concessions in Gold Coast Airport’s Common User Terminal. The sites cover both International & Domestic departure lounges, as well as Arrivals. Using the opportunity to introduce its latest […]

Paradies Lagardère celebrates the opening of 5 new concessions at Tampa International Airport

Tampa, Fla., 2017-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tampa International Airport today celebrated the grand opening of eight new shops and restaurants – the most since the airport’s concessions redevelopment program began in 2016. The new concepts include New York New York Pizza, Chick-fil-A, Burger 21, Shades of Time and Dylan’s Candy Bar on Airside A; […]

PORTUGAL: Jerónimo Martins celebrates its 225th anniversary new corporate identity unveil and logistics center in Valongo

LISBON, Portugal, 2017-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Jerónimo Martins Group’s new corporate identity was unveiled this morning when it officially inaugurated its new Logistics Center in Valongo. Sara Miranda, Director of Corporate Communication and Responsibility for the Group, explained that there is good reason for this change: “The previous identity was designed in 2003, […]

Carolina Panthers’ Devin Funchess partners with Harris Teeter to debut his personally designed signature sub sandwich

Matthews, NC, 2017-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Funchess to Sign Autographs, Sample Signature Sub Sandwich, Introduce Fans to Must-Have Meal for Lunch Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 Time: 1 – 2 p.m. Where: Morrocroft Village Harris Teeter – 6701 Morrison Boulevard, Charlotte, N.C. 28211 Interviews are available.  Live shots are welcomed! Tuesday, Oct. 3, Carolina Panthers’ Wide Receiver […]

United Flea Markets Acquires J And J Flea Market in Georgia

Henderson, CO, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — United Flea Markets, the industry’s largest flea market ownership group, has acquired J and J Flea Market in Athens, Ga. This is United Flea Markets’ third acquisition in 10 months, further demonstrating the group’s strategic commitment to growing the company’s portfolio of thriving businesses while helping further […]

New Metric USA Purse Organizer Packs a Punch with Extensive Compartments, Two-in-One Use

CULVER CITY, USA, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Only ladies know how handbags often fail them when there are too many things to pack and less space to keep things organized and tidy. The new Metric USA Purse Organizer has been created to specifically take care of this problem, with 25 compartments and a […]

ShopRite’s annual Help Bag Hunger Day brought community leaders together to help raise awareness on food insecurity

Keasbey, New Jersey, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Community leaders came together Sept. 20 to help bag groceries at ShopRite stores as part of ShopRite’s annual Help Bag Hunger Day. That’s when community leaders and local celebrity baggers such as mayors, council people, athletes, police and firefighters pitch in and help raise awareness around the issue […]

Panera Bread now offers more than 250 clean menu combinations for children to choose from

Panera Bread Founder & CEO Challenges Industry Leaders to Eat From Their Kids Menus for a Week ST. LOUIS, MO, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Panera Bread today announced a new approach to kids food—children can choose almost any item on the Panera menu as a smaller sized entree, resulting in more than 250 […]

Amazon Studios announces multi-year overall deal with multi-hyphenates Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino

Emmy-nominated Executive Producers of new Amazon Original Series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to develop television projects exclusively for Prime Video SEATTLE, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced that critically-acclaimed multi-hyphenates Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino (Gilmore Girls) have entered a multi-year overall deal with Amazon Studios. Sherman-Palladino and Palladino will develop television projects that will add to their […]

Amazon Web Services to open an infrastructure region in the Middle East by early 2019

New AWS Infrastructure will enable customers to run workloads in the Middle East and serve end-users across the region with even lower latency SEATTLE, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced that it plans to open an infrastructure region in the Middle East by early 2019. The new AWS Middle East (Bahrain) […]

Carrefour Belgium to open additional three pick-up points for online orders

BELGIUM, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — On September 29, Carrefour will open three new pick-up points for drive.be. This will bring the total number of new pick-up points opened this month up to 15. At the start of this year, Carrefour announced its targets for 2017 to – extend home delivery, – trial home delivery […]

Tesco widens crop specifications to help British apple farmers affected by the frosts earlier this year

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — British apple farmers are to be given a helping hand by Tesco after frosts earlier this year hampered the growth of this autumn’s crop. Unseasonal temperatures dropped to -4C at the end of April in parts of Britain and caused a fruit blemish known as ‘frost […]

Sephora rolls out new store concept in Spain

PARIS, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — First introduced in France, the new Sephora store concept is now available in Spain at two new flagship stores. Featuring innovative design, these hyper-connected stores bring customers a unique beauty experience in an unprecedented service-driven environment, perfectly expressing the beauty retailer’s Play, Share and Shop philosophy.  Following the tremendous success of […]

Bulgari and British footwear designer Nicholas Kirkwood collaborate on Serpenti Forever bag

PARIS, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — This fall, legendary jeweler Bulgari has invited British footwear designer Nicholas Kirkwood to revisit a line of accessories. The two Maisons have unveiled an exclusive collaboration, melding their savoir-faire for a distinctive reinterpretation of the Serpenti Forever bag. A symbol of wisdom, renewal and vitality, the snake is an iconic Bulgari motif.   Both talisman […]