Walmart reinforced its commitment to be part of the solution to the nation’s prescription drug abuse crisis

Company pledges to continue measures in addressing the nation’s prescription drug abuse crisis BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart, including its 5,300 Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies, expressed support for the administration’s declaration of a public health emergency on opioids and reinforced the company’s commitment to be part of the solution to the […]

Walmart and the Italian Trade Agency launch new line of authentic Italian cuisine, Sam’s Choice Italia

Straight from Italy, retailer’s new line of pastas, sauces and other authentic items will have you saying ‘bravo’ BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart and the Italian Trade Agency have come together to cook up a line of authentic Italian cuisine for customers across the U.S. The new Private Brand line, Sam’s Choice […]

Tesco launches own label range of environmentally-friendly cleaning products, Eco Active

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brits are becoming more eco-conscious when it comes to using environmentally-friendly cleaning products for their homes. In the last year there has been a sharp rise in demand for eco-cleaning products with Tesco seeing a near 45 per cent rise in sales. However a 2017 […]

UK: Sainsbury’s earns the highest tier of accreditation in the government’s Disability Confident Programme

LONDON, 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Department for Work and Pensions has announced that Sainsbury’s has achieved Disability Confident Leader status – the highest tier of accreditation in the government’s Disability Confident Programme. Sainsbury’s, which employs over 190,000 colleagues, is the largest retailer to achieve this status. Largest retailer to achieve highest tier of […]

Sonic declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share of common stock

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share of common stock to be paid to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 8, 2017, with a payment date of November 17, […]

SONIC® Drive-In completes its ninth annual Limeades for Learning® fall voting campaign

Donation impacts 58,080 students in 288 cities across the country OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, completed its ninth annual Limeades for Learning® fall voting campaign on Sunday, Oct. 22. The campaign funded $1 million to 1,936 public school teacher projects over the four-week period. In partnership with DonorsChoose.org, this national […]

H&M’s image recognition tool now available in 13 markets

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M Image Search adds to a seamless shopping experience. Already available in 13 markets – and more to come – H&M’s image recognition tool helps fashion fans move directly from inspiration to purchase in the H&M app. Powered by the self-learning algorithms of image recognition technology, Image Search is a […]

Westcoast Retail applies online expertise to AO.com

LONDON, 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ —  UK based distributor and supply chain innovator, Westcoast Retail, revealed it has signed a UK-wide deal with online electricals retailer, AO.com to provide distribution and fulfilment services for  it’s growing computing range including products from brands such as; Apple and HP. Brought on board after demonstrating outstanding results […]

Location3’s LOCALACT Platform Meets Growing Need for Franchises to Maximize Customer Traffic and Dominate Their Local Markets

Media Contact: Rachel Jermansky Resound Marketing for Location3 Rachel@ResoundMarketing.com 609-279-0050 x119   Location3’s LOCALACT Platform Meets Growing Need for Franchises to Maximize Customer Traffic and Dominate Their Local Markets Franchisees in FSR, QSR and Fitness are Seeing Strong ROI and Increased Store Visits Following Deployment Denver, CO. – October 31, 2017 – Location3, the digital […]

Vape starter kit sales soar by 37% over Stoptober campaign

  LONDON, 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Early signs indicate that Public Health England’s new harm reduction approach to decreasing smoking rates across the UK has not only been widely accepted, but capitalized upon. For the first time, vaping has featured prominently within the NHS Stoptober campaign, with the official website included in the […]

British Land welcomes Gourmet Burger Kitchen and Let’s Sushi at Meadowhall

LONDON, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land, joint owner of Meadowhall, one of the UK’s premier shopping destinations, has announced that Gourmet Burger Kitchen and Let’s Sushi will join the line-up at the Oasis Dining Quarter to provide an even broader choice of food at the centre. Opening in November, Gourmet Burger Kitchen’s new […]

CVS Health Corporation to host Q3 2017 financial results conference call on Monday, November 6, 2017

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) will be holding a conference call on Monday, November 6, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. (ET) with analysts and investors to discuss its third quarter financial results. An audio webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion of the CVS Health website […]

Toys“R”Us® introduces Play Chaser its new, free-to-play, augmented reality (AR) app

Playtime Is On as The Company’s Free-to-Play AR App Rolls Out to Stores Nationwide  WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — From championing unstructured play for kids of all ages, to making its stores more than just a place to shop with Play Labs, Toys“R”Us® is continuing its mission to set play free with the introduction […]

Whole Foods Market to host National Hiring Day on November 2

Candidates can apply for jobs on-site and receive on-the-spot job offers AUSTIN, TEXAS, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is searching for passionate, food-focused candidates to join its team. On November 2, the grocer is hosting a National Hiring Day at all of its U.S. stores with a goal of hiring 6,000 new […]

JCPenney adds LEGO building bricks and playsets in its toy shops just in time for the holidays

Retailer identifies the hottest gifts on Santa’s list, quadruples toy count at JCPenney.com PLANO, Texas, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The countdown to Christmas is on and JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is helping Santa check off the best gifts on his list, starting with childhood-favorite LEGO® toys. Beginning in November, JCPenney will offer LEGO building bricks and […]

Ahold Delhaize announces the departure of its Chief eCommerce and Innovation Officer Hanneke Faber

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize announces today that Hanneke Faber, Chief eCommerce and Innovation Officer, has decided to leave the company at the end of December to pursue another career opportunity. A search for her successor is underway. Dick Boer, CEO Ahold Delhaize: “I want to thank Hanneke for her valuable […]

Meijer earns 2017 SmartWay® Excellence Award for its outstanding environmental performance and leadership

First year retailer recognized as a SmartWay shipping partner GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is pleased to announce that it earned a 2017 SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its outstanding environmental performance and leadership. The award recognizes the top-performing SmartWay retail and manufacturing shipping partners that demonstrate […]

Perry Ellis International collaborates with NMNY Group for Laundry by Shelli Segal and Laundry by Design trademarks in the USA and Canada

MIAMI, FL, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International, Inc. (Nasdaq:PERY), announced today that it has entered into a license agreement with NMNY Group, LLC for day and social occasion dresses under the Laundry by Shelli Segal and Laundry by Design trademarks in the USA and Canada. ​NMNY will commence selling the collection in November in department and specialty stores across the United […]

Cubavera Features Inspiring Stories and Styles behind Top Hispanic Influencers in new Wear Your Heritage web series

Latin Menswear Brand Features Inspiring Stories and Styles behind Top Hispanic Entertainment, Sports and Community Influencers in Web Series dubbed ‘Wear Your Heritage’ MIAMI, FL, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cubavera, Perry Ellis International’s Latin menswear brand, celebrates Latin culture with the launch of the Wear Your Heritage web series. The campaign focuses on […]

7‑Eleven has all the treats for the whole family this Halloween

IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc. has treats for the whole family this Halloween – creepy candy for the kids, monstrously good deals on whole pizzas for parents, and ghostly Slurpee®drinks for everyone. Along with the pizza, candy and Slurpee drinks that everyone can enjoy, 7‑Eleven® stores have hundreds of other meal-time, and treat-time, […]

The Chick-fil-A Foundation partners with Atlanta Public Schools to help fund the construction of a new health clinic on Westside

ATLANTA, Ga. , 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Chick-fil-A Foundation has again partnered with Atlanta Public Schools (APS) to help fund the construction of a new school-centered health clinic on the Atlanta Westside. The Care Center, located within M.R. Hollis Innovation Academy, was celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 20. When the […]

Amazon Web Services announces the next generation of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud GPU instances

Next generation GPU instances, optimized for machine learning and high performance computing, are the most powerful in the cloud SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Oct. 26, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced P3 instances, the next generation of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) GPU instances designed for compute-intensive applications that […]

Amazon Cloud Cam: Amazon introduces an intelligent indoor security camera

Cloud Cam features crisp and clear visuals in 1080p Full HD resolution, night vision, two-way audio, 24/7 livestream, and advanced computer vision algorithms that detect motion and are always getting smarter Alexa lets you easily view Cloud Cam’s livestream on your Echo Show, Echo Spot, Amazon Fire TV, or Fire tablet—just ask Cloud Cam works with […]

Amazon introduces new service that improves the convenience of receiving deliveries for Prime members

Available initially in 37 cities across the United States, Amazon’s innovative new service enables in-home delivery at no extra cost Amazon Key also allows customers to grant secure home access for guests and, coming soon, tens of thousands of service providers, such as Merry Maids, Rover and professional services from Amazon Home Services Amazon Key includes […]

Amazon Web Services announces general availability for Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL compatibility

Amazon Aurora, the fastest growing service in AWS history, is now fully compatible with both MySQL and PostgreSQL, delivering the performance and availability of high-end commercial databases at one-tenth the cost Over a thousand customers, including Verizon, Capital One, FINRA, Fannie Mae, C3 IOT, Urban Airship, FantasyDraft, BMC, Blackboard, and Nielsen, participated in the preview, battle-testing PostgreSQL compatibility for Amazon […]

Business Prime Shipping: Amazon Business launches a paid annual membership program in the United States and Germany

Amazon Business customers can now sign up for Business Prime Shipping to enjoy unlimited fast, free shipping on tens of millions of items for all users on their business account SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon Business today announced the launch of Business Prime Shipping, a paid annual membership program for registered multi-user business […]

Amazon opens new facility and unveils newly renovated site to mark its 10th year anniversary in Arizona

Between 2011 and 2016, Amazon’s investments contributed more than $900 million into the state’s economy, indirectly creating 18,000 additional jobs on top of the 6,000 the company employs directly Amazon will create more than 1,000 jobs at a new facility and renovated existing site SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN)—This fall, Amazon will celebrate its ten year […]

Amazon announces new Kindle app designed for book lovers

All-new Kindle app turns your phone or tablet into a book—read anytime, anywhere An app built for book lovers—with everything you need all in one place, seamlessly move between the pages of your book, your library, your personal bookstore, and more Be part of a community of readers—with Goodreads built into Kindle for iOS you […]

Walgreens is now stocking Narcan® nasal spray as part of its commitment to combat drug abuse

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its comprehensive national plan to combat drug abuse, Walgreens is now stocking Narcan®, an FDA-approved nasal form of naloxone, in all of its more than 8,000 pharmacies nationwide. The medication, administered by nasal spray, can be used in the event of an overdose to reverse […]

Nordstrom to host hiring day events to fill 13,650 positions

SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. is planning to hire approximately 13,650 employees before the holidays. The retailer is looking to fill positions at its Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack stores, HauteLook and Trunk Club businesses, fulfillment and distribution centers. Those interested in a position should apply online at the Nordstrom Careers page, careers.nordstrom.com, or attend one of the […]