Krispy Kreme Doughnuts brings back the Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed® doughnut for a limited time this October

Company answers customer demand for popular LTO, which will be available after 6 p.m. on Oct. 6, 13 and 20, and all day Oct. 26 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2017-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is bringing back its popular fall treat, the Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed® doughnut, for a limited time in October, […]

KappAhl rolls out Click&Collect and Shop Online in Store as key steps to its journey to digitisation

At the turn of the month, KappAhl took the next big step on its journey to digitisation, launching Click&Collect and Shop Online in Store. “Every way of shopping at KappAhl should be integrated. Online and physical stores aren’t different channels; they’re two parts of the same KappAhl. The customer chooses, we deliver. Because there is always […]


Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 885,042 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from September 25, 2017 up to and including September 29, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €15.58 per share for a total consideration of €13.8 million. These repurchases were made […]

Albert Heijn celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Albert Heijn Foundation

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn is marking the 10th anniversary this year of the Albert Heijn Foundation, the brand’s charitable organization that invests in local community initiatives of its fruit, vegetable and flower suppliers in Africa, ranging from education to health and housing projects. The foundation last week celebrated the anniversary […]

The Mall China 2017 Golden Mall Awards recognized SM China with four wins

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM China scored four wins in the Mall China 2017 Golden Mall Awards for SM City Xiamen, SM Lifestyle Center, SM City Tianjin, and SM City Chengdu at the recently concluded awarding ceremonies on September 20, held at the Marriott Financial Centre, Chengdu in China. SM City […]

Bartell Drugs hosts annual Fall Beauty Event, October 1- October 7

SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs celebrates the arrival of autumn with a “ladies day out”! The annual Fall Beauty Event runs October 1 through October 7 at participating Bartell’s locations in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. Six Bartells locations will feature a host of informative and fun cosmetics demonstrations including false eyelash […]

Jean Coutu Group in talks for possible acquisition by METRO Inc.

Montreal, CA, 2017-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (TSX: PJC.A) and METRO Inc. (TSX: MRU) have announced today that they are engaged in exclusive discussions regarding a combination agreement through which the shares of the Jean Coutu Group would be acquired by METRO at a price of $24.50 per share, […]

CANADA: Giant Tiger unveils its new distribution centre to Edwardsburgh/Cardinal township

Canada’s leading discount retailer hosts welcome event in Johnstown Industrial Park OTTAWA, CA, 2017-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Giant Tiger Stores Limited, the leading Canadian owned family discount retailer, is hosting a fun-filled welcome event to introduce its new state-of-the-art distribution centre to the township of Edwardsburgh/Cardinal and its surrounding communities. The new facility occupies approximately […]

SPAR Netherlands opens more stores on University campuses

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, 2017-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — This summer, SPAR Netherlands has continued the successful rollout of SPAR stores on University campuses with the opening of two new stores – one in Eindhoven and the other in Delft. Furthermore, all existing stores were converted according to the SPAR University store format in Nijmegen. TU Eindhoven […]

USDA FSIS: Belmont Sausage recalls smoked turkey products due to undeclared milk

WASHINGTON, 2017-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belmont Sausage Co., an Elk Grove Village, Ill. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of smoked turkey products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on […]

Gymboree emerges from Chapter 11 as a new corporation under the name Gymboree Group, Inc.

Emerges from Chapter 11 Process Well-Positioned for Long-Term Growth and Success San Francisco, CA, 2017-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Gymboree Corporation today announced that it has successfully completed its financial restructuring and emerged from Chapter 11 as a new corporation under the name Gymboree Group, Inc. (the “Company” or “Gymboree Group”). The Company’s […]

LVMH Institut des Métiers d’Excellence starts 2017/2018 apprenticeship training programs

PARIS, 2017-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apprentices in the 2017/2018 class at the LVMH Institut des Métiers d’Excellence (IME) begin their training programs today. The IME has had an eventful year and has organized an exhibition of work done by students from previous years. For its first class in 2014 the IME welcomed 28 apprentices. Since […]

Alibaba increases ownership in Cainiao to majority stake of 51%; will invest additional US$15.2 billion over the next five years

An additional investment of RMB5.3 billion (US$807 million) will increase Alibaba’s stake to 51% Alibaba also announces intention to invest an additional RMB100 billion (US$15.2 billion) over the next five years to expand its logistics network Hangzhou, China, 2017-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA, “Alibaba”) today announced that as a […]