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 […]

ALDI now accepts Apple Pay, Android Pay and all other forms of contactless payment

Batavia, Ill., 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Committed to making grocery shopping smart, fast and easy, ALDI now accepts Apple Pay, Android Pay and all other forms of contactless payment. ALDI, known for its super speedy checkout process, will offer the new payment option at all of its nearly 1,700 stores nationwide. “We’re continually innovating […]

DDR provides assistance and support to its personnel in Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Maria

CLEVELAND, OH, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — DDR Corp. (NYSE: DDR) announced today that it continues the process of providing assistance and support to its personnel in Puerto Rico as well as assessing damage to its 12 assets from Hurricane Maria. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Puerto Rico during this challenging time. DDR is […]

CarMax Q2 2017 results: Net sales and operating revenues increased 9.7% to $4.39 billion

RICHMOND, Va., 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) today reported results for the second quarter ended August 31, 2017. Year-over-year highlights include: Net sales and operating revenues increased 9.7% to $4.39 billion. Used unit sales in comparable stores increased 5.3%. Total used unit sales rose 11.1%. Total wholesale unit sales increased 0.4%. CarMax Auto Finance (CAF) […]

Stanley Black & Decker to host Q3 2017 earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 24, 2017

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) will broadcast its third quarter 2017 earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. The call will begin at 8:00AM ET. A news release outlining the financial results will be distributed before the market opens on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. A slide presentation, which […]

Dusyma Kindergarten GmbH selects Intershop Commerce Suite to relaunch its e-commerce and content management system

Specialist for kindergarten supplies relaunches its online presence Focus on seamless integration and ease of use Planned expansion of customer loyalty and increase in online trading Jena, Germany, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dusyma Kindergarten GmbH is replacing its existing e-commerce and content management system with the Intershop Commerce Suite as the core of its new […]

GGP Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Michael B. Berman to retire; Heath R. Fear to succeed

CHICAGO, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — GGP Inc. (the “Company”)(NYSE: GGP) announced Michael B. Berman is retiring as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective on March 1, 2018, or such earlier date as mutually agreed. Mr. Berman joined the Company in December 2011. The Board of Directors appreciates Mr. Berman’s efforts and his […]

Toys“R”U now hiring for part-time holiday positions at stores and distribution centers across the country

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — As sleigh bells start to ring in the distance, Toys“R”Us®, a company focused on inspiring kids to play and grow, is seeking Team Members who are ready to become holiday heroes. Today, the company announced that it is now accepting job applications for part-time holiday positions at stores and distribution […]

Meijer rolls out Misfits program to help shoppers save money and reduce food waste

  Misfits program now available at all Meijer stores provides new option to save money and reduce food waste GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer has found a perfectly-imperfect fit for customers interested in reducing food waste and sacrificing aesthetics for savings. Meijer now offers a unique line of Misfits® produce that helps connect […]

PetSmart launches its 2017 Fall and Halloween Collections

Retailer Celebrates One of its Busiest Seasons with Halloween Costumes, Fall Varsity Line Toys, Treats, In-Store Events and More PHOENIX, AZ, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tomorrow (Sept. 22, 2017) officially marks the first day of Autumn, and to help usher in the season of ghosts and goblins and pumpkin spice-everything, PetSmart, the leading pet specialty […]

Albert Heijn: Freek Vonk neemt kinderen mee op ontdekkingstocht

Spaaractie laat kinderen wonderlijke natuur, dieren en bouwwerken zien Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn en dr. Freek Vonk starten een landelijke spaaractie waarin kinderen alles te weten komen over de wonderlijke plekken, natuur en dieren die de wereld te bieden heeft. Met je ogen open en oren gespitst op pad met […]

Newegg donates $75,000 to No Kid Hungry to help combat childhood hunger

Newegg donates $75,000 to No Kid Hungry to help combat childhood hunger Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the leading tech-focused e-retailer in North America and a growing force in global e-commerce, today announced that it made a $75,000 donation to No Kid Hungry to help combat childhood hunger. The donation […]

Carphone Warehouse becomes the exclusive UK retailer of smart phone for kids monqi®

monqi, exclusively available at Carphone Warehouse combines the fully featured Android device children want with the remote management and peace of mind parents want monqi has received the coveted Mumsnet Accredited award Available from early October, customers can register their interest in monqi from today (21st September, 2017) LONDON, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carphone […]