Rakuten opens registrations for “Rakuten NBA Special” monthly subscription service

Offering nine NBA live games per week for a monthly fee of 972 yen Tokyo, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. announced that from today (OCTOBER 16, 2017) it will begin accepting registrations for “Rakuten NBA Special,” a monthly subscription service offering fans access to selected live NBA games through Rakuten TV, Rakuten’s […]

New-York based biotech startup HistoWiz named the global winner of the Create@Alibaba Cloud Startup Contest

Finalists from 25 regional contests across China and international markets showcased innovations Shanghai, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — HistoWiz, a New-York based biotech startup that automates histology by building an intelligent tissue platform for cancer researchers, presented its winning business idea at Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park in Shanghai on Saturday and was named the global […]

CVS Health and Epic announce initiative to help lower drug costs for patients

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Epic today (October 16, 2017) announced a strategic initiative to help lower drug costs for patients and improve outcomes by providing prescribers with expanded visibility to lower cost alternatives through enhanced analytics and data sharing. CVS Health will use Epic’s Healthy Planet […]

MANGO launches second capsule collection of sustainable fashion as part of the Take Action programme

MANGO’s goal is that 50% of the cotton used in its collections will be of sustainable origin by 2022. MANGO launches new sustainable fibres in the Committed collection as part of the Take Action programme. Barcelona, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — MANGO is continuing its commitment to sustainability and is strengthening its Take Action […]

Office Depot recognizes companies for their Commitment to Greener Purchasing

Boca Raton, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading provider of office supplies, business products and services delivered through an omnichannel platform, today (October 16, 2017) announced that it is recognizing forward-thinking companies from across the country for their leadership in greener purchasing. “One of the unique ways Office Depot promotes […]

Tops Friendly Markets to hold its annual March Out Hunger campaign

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, western Vermont, and north central Massachusetts, is pleased to announce its annual March Out Hunger campaign. Proceeds from this annual event, now in its 16th year, will benefit Catholic Charities Samaritan Center Food Pantry […]

Colruyt partners with the Belgian NGO to support cooperative of small coffee growers in North Kivu

Colruyt partners with the Belgian NGO to support cooperative of small coffee growers in North Kivu   Halle, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — A container of green coffee arrived today (13 October 2017) at Colruyt Group’s roasting centre in Ghislenghien. It comes from North Kivu, a region plagued by many difficulties, in the east of […]

Citycon to release its Q3 financial results on Thursday, 19 October

Helsinki, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Citycon will publish its Interim Report for 1 January – 30 September 2017 on Thursday, 19 October approximately at 9 am Helsinki time (Helsinki time is EET, which is CET +1). The report will be available on Citycon’s website immediately after publication. Citycon’s investor, analyst and press conference […]

Topaz awards €10,000 to Bray Hockey Club as part of its Cash for Clubs initiative

DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bray Hockey Club Scoops top prize of €10,000  This year, over 3,000 clubs registered for the Topaz’ Cash for Clubs initiative. Since its launch in 2015, Cash for Clubs has €400,000 in prizes to clubs across the island of Ireland. Bray Hockey Club, Co. Wicklow, is the grand prize […]

Nordstrom opens its new, relocated store at Westfield UTC

SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading fashion retailer Nordstrom, Inc. opened the doors to its new, relocated store at Westfield UTC today (Oct. 12, 2017). The two level, 145,000 square-foot store features the company’s latest interior and exterior design concepts, a full-service restaurant and bar, designer boutiques and an expanded beauty experience. The store is a […]

Britain’s shoppers can now save money on fuel as well as food when they shop at Tesco

Britain’s shoppers can now save money on fuel as well as food when they shop at Tesco   DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bray Hockey Club Scoops top prize of €10,000  This year, over 3,000 clubs registered for the Topaz’ Cash for Clubs initiative. Since its launch in 2015, Cash for Clubs has […]

Carrefour launches My Carrefour omni-channel data intelligence platform in Brazil

Carrefour launches My Carrefour omni-channel data intelligence platform in Brazil   Boulogne-Billancourt‎, France, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour launches in Brazil the My Carrefour omni-channel data intelligence platform  which concentrates the company’s retail services in a single democratic, free and national benefits program, composed of offers, coupons and other exclusive and personalised advantages.    […]

Barilla and Carrefour team up to educate customers on reducing food waste

Barilla and Carrefour team up to educate customers on reducing food waste   Boulogne-Billancourt‎, France, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is actively involved in reducing and reusing food waste. Various actions involving customers, suppliers, stores and employees were carried out to achieve this objective. The Group wants to go even further and has announced […]

AWS and Microsoft announce new deep learning library called Gluon

New open source deep learning interface allows developers to more easily and quickly build machine learning models without compromising training performance Jointly developed reference specification makes it possible for Gluon to work with any deep learning engine; support for Apache MXNet available today and support for Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit coming soon SEATTLE & REDMOND, Wash., 2017-Oct-17 — […]

Amazon creates more than 120,000 holiday position across its U.S. network

Every year, thousands of holiday positions lead to regular, full-time roles with the company Amazon has created tens of thousands of new full-time jobs this year across its U.S. fulfillment network that offer highly competitive wages and benefits SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today (Oct. 12, 2017) announced it is creating more than […]

Sears partners with Operation Homefront to provide veterans new, mortgage-free homes

Donations to Heroes at Home campaign will also fund Critical Financial Assistance program HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its longstanding commitment to supporting America’s veterans, Sears announced it has teamed with Operation Homefront to provide veterans and their families with new, mortgage-free homes, and to support their critical financial […]

John Lewis releases fifth anniversary edition of the John Lewis Retail Report

London, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the fifth anniversary edition of the John Lewis Retail Report*, we take a look back at the year breakfast was reinvented, Millennial Pink found its way into wardrobes and homes, voice activation went mainstream and superfoods moved from our plates into our beauty products. As well as […]

Louis Vuitton unveils the second collection designed with New York artist Jeff Koons

Paris, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Louis Vuitton has unveiled the second collection of bags and accessories designed with New York artist Jeff Koons. Featuring masterpieces by Monet, Turner, Gauguin and others, this second Masters series will be available at Louis Vuitton stores and from the Maison’s online store starting October 27th. Recognized as one of […]

ARKET opens its first store in Germany

ARKET opens its first store in Germany   The first ARKET store in Germany, 004005-940, is now open. The new store is located on Weinstraße 6 in Munich, and is following the brand’s launch in London and online, as well as store openings in Copenhagen and Brussels earlier this autumn STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

SilverScript Insurance Company announces its new Medicare Prescription Drug Plan options for 2018

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — SilverScript Insurance Company, a CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) company, today (October 12, 2017) announced its new Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) options for 2018. Medicare beneficiaries in the continental U.S. can choose from two SilverScript plans that offer a $0-deductible in 47 states on formulary drugs in all […]

CVS Health celebrates its 30,000 pharmacists this month of October

WOONSOCKET, RI, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) is celebrating its 30,000 pharmacists as part of American Pharmacists Month, an annual observation held every October. The company’s pharmacy teams are playing an increasingly important role in helping people on their path to better health by improving access to care and lowering costs […]

Asda research reveals 40% of Brits would rather give up chocolate than cheese

LEEDS, UK, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — A fromage frenzy is sweeping the nation – 40% of Brits reveal they would rather give up chocolate than cheese. Half of Brits would sacrifice social media for cheese. Nearly one in five admit they can’t live without cheese and find themselves regularly craving it. It’s one […]