Co-op to re-develop and transform four North Wales stores this autumn with £3.5M investment

MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op is investing almost £3.5M in its North Wales stores this autumn to re-develop and transform four sites during a seven week programme of works creating around a dozen new retail jobs. The community retailer – which last month scooped Convenience Retailer of the Year at the Retail […]

Les Chateaux De France, Inc. recalls bacon-wrapped scallops due undeclared milk

WASHINGTON, 2017-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Les Chateaux De France, Inc., an Inwood, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,225 pounds of bacon-wrapped scallops due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Oct. 18, 2017). The products contain milk, a known allergen, which […]

Prada opens historic early twentieth-century mansion in central Shanghai Prada Rong Zhai

Shanghai, China, 2017-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Prada Rong Zhai, a historic mansion in central Shanghai reimagined as a flexible site for cultural activities, to open to the public. On October 17, 2017, Prada opens Prada Rong Zhai, a meticulously restored historic early twentieth-century mansion in central Shanghai. Designed for the distinguished family of Yung […]

RUSSIA: Lenta announces the opening of its third hypermarket in Yekaterinburg

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its third hypermarket in Yekaterinburg. The new store is a Lenta compact format hypermarket located in 22 bld.2, Partsyezda street, Yekaterinburg. The store has a total area […]

Delaware North brings Taste NY café at Pembroke Travel Plaza on New York State Thruway

Delaware North brings Taste NY café at Pembroke Travel Plaza on New York State Thruway   BUFFALO, N.Y., 2017-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delaware North’s travel business this week celebrated the opening of Taste NY café at Pembroke Travel Plaza, where it operates food and beverage services for the New York State Thruway on I-90 […]

Florida Retail Federation: consumer spending on Halloween expected to reach $9.1 billion up from $8.4 billion last year

Average person expected to spend $86 this year on Halloween candy, costumes, decorations and greeting cards; total spending nationally to set record of $9.1 billion TALLAHASSEE, FL, 2017-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Florida Retail Federation (FRF), the state’s premier trade association representing retailers for over 75 years, announced today (October 18, 2017) that […]

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) applauds ANZ Bank dual network routing

Melbourne, Australia, 2017-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) are pleased to hear the ANZ Bank have agreed to route transactions on Dual Network Cards via the eftpos network, preserving consumer and merchant choice across all payment channels, and reducing transaction costs to retailers. ARA Executive Director Russell Zimmerman said, currently […]

Greggs signs the Time to Change Employer Pledge to raise awareness about mental health

Greggs signs the Time to Change Employer Pledge to raise awareness about mental health   Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 2017-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Roger Whiteside, chief executive at Greggs has taken the first step to break the silence around mental health by signing the Time to Change Employer Pledge. By putting pen to […]

PayPal service Venmo now accepted at more than two million U.S. retailers

Venmo adds mobile web checkout capabilities, purchase protection, and instant transfer to bank account; launches national brand campaign SAN JOSE, Calif., 2017-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting this week, Venmo customers can shop on their mobile phone and make purchases at more than two million U.S. retailers via the mobile web. Venmo customers can […]

Trax’s computer vision platform recognized with 2017 New Product Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan

Trax’s unique computer vision platform allows CPG brands and retailers to increase store auditing accuracy and boost sales by 3-5%. Singapore, 2017-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Based on its recent analysis of the image recognition industry in Europe, Frost & Sullivan chooses Trax as winner of the 2017 New Product Innovation Award. The computer vision company […]

ChannelAdvisor to host Q3 2017 Financial Results Conference Call on November 2, 2017

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., 2017-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE: ECOM), a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and branded manufacturers to increase global sales, today announced that it will release its third quarter 2017 financial results for the period ended September 30, 2017 after 4:15 p.m. ET on Thursday, […]

Visa and Billtrust to help streamline the reconciliation of B2B payments and increase automation of virtual card payments

SAN FRANCISCO and HAMILTON, N.J., 2017-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa (NYSE: V) and Billtrust today (Oct. 17, 2017) announced a strategic partnership to help streamline the reconciliation of B2B payments and increase automation of virtual card payments for financial institutions and their corporate customers. This effort is part of a multi-pronged strategy Visa and Billtrust are pursuing to […]