Tesco signs up to the National Farmers’ Union Fruit & Veg Pledge and supports The Food Foundation’s Peas Please pledge

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today underlined its commitment to British agriculture by signing up to the National Farmers’ Union Fruit & Veg Pledge – as well as increasing the amount of vegetables in people’s diets by supporting The Food Foundation’s Peas Please pledge. Designed to nurture long-lasting […]

Sears reinvents its Wish Book for 2017

Reinvented for 2017, the definitive holiday gift source is back with mobile, online and classic print editions featuring top quality products across every category HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just in time for the start of the holiday season, Sears has announced the return of the brand’s iconic Wish Book, bringing members […]

K Group announces changes to the organisation of its building and technical trade division

Helsinki, Finland, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — K Group is the market leader in Finland and a leading operator in Northern Europe in building and technical trade. K Group is making changes to the organisation of its building and technical trade division in an effort to strengthen the division’s profitability and to accelerate international growth. […]

Kesko appoints Karoliina Partanen SVP Communications and Identity and Eeva Salmenpohja VP Public Affairs

Karoliina Partanen appointed Senior Vice President, Communications and Identity and Eeva Salmenpohja Vice President, Public Affairs under the President and CEO at Kesko Helsinki, Finland, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Karoliina Partanen, M.Sc. (Soc.), (40), has been appointed Senior Vice President, Communications and Identity at Kesko Group as of 1 November 2017. Partanen has previously […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance declares regular quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share, an increase of 6.7 percent over the year-ago period. The dividend is payable 12 December 2017 to stockholders of record 13 November 2017. Walgreens […]

Bulgari redesigns its flagship store on Fifth Avenue

NEW YORK, NY, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forty years after opening its first store in New York, Bulgari reaffirms its love for the city with a redesign of its flagship store on Fifth Avenue. Conceived by architect Peter Marino, the store’s architectural concept fuses Rome and New York, two iconic and strikingly contrasting cities.  In the […]

LVMH leads crowdfunding campaign for the acquisition and return to France of a national treasure, the Book of Hours of King François I

PARIS, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — LVMH is leading a “Tous Mécènes!” crowdfunding campaign this fall to enable the acquisition and return to France of a national treasure, the Book of Hours of King François I. With this exceptional philanthropy initiative, LVMH is supporting an important addition to the collections of the Louvre Museum.  Launched […]

Trace One Network Will Fuel Efficiency for Success

BOSTON, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — To help retailers and suppliers succeed in a highly competitive industry, private label collaboration experts Trace One today launched the Trace One Network. This global retail business network promotes efficient, accurate communication so companies create innovative products, boost agility and delight consumers. To drive critical mass adoption of […]

John Lewis Partnership announces the departure of Group Development Director Tom Athron

London, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis Partnership Chairman, Sir Charlie Mayfield, has announced that Group Development Director, Tom Athron, will leave the business in spring 2018. Sir Charlie said: ‘Tom has enjoyed a successful 12 years in the Partnership and has decided that he now wishes to explore new opportunities outside the […]

The Michaels Companies now Offers High Quality Framing Services with the Click of a Button

The Michaels Companies now Offers High Quality Framing Services with the Click of a Button   IRVING, Texas, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MIK), North America’s largest specialty arts and crafts provider, announces the launch of Framerspointe.com, a quick and easy way to digitally design and purchase custom framing. The new online destination […]

CVS Health and Northside Center to expand mental health clinics in public and charter schools across New York City

CVS Health and Northside Center to expand mental health clinics in public and charter schools across New York City   NEW YORK, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, New York City Councilperson Corey Johnson and Northside Center for Child Development, today (Oct. 25, 2017) announced a new partnership with CVS Health to […]

CVS Health expands its safe medication disposal program to include locations inside CVS Pharmacy stores

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (October 25, 2017), CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) officially introduced the expansion of the company’s safe medication disposal program to include locations inside CVS Pharmacy stores, marking the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 28. The new safe medication disposal kiosks inside 750 […]

CVS Health announces new performance-based pharmacy network for CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management clients and their members

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (October 24, 2017) announced a new 30,000-store performance-based pharmacy network anchored by CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens, along with up to 10,000 community-based independently owned pharmacies across the United States. The network is designed not only to deliver unit cost savings, but also […]

NRF Foundation announces 25 student semi-finalists for its Next Generation Scholarship program

WASHINGTON, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The NRF Foundation today (October 25, 2017) announced 25 students as semi-finalists for its Next Generation Scholarship program, which provides financial support to college students pursuing careers or majors relevant to retail. In a new phase of the competition this year, semi-finalists will be required to complete a written project and interview […]

William Shatner joins NACS in a special episode of Convenience Matters podcast

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The attributes that define William Shatner’s career also describe the convenience store industry: intellectual curiosity, innovation and a strong work ethic. So in a special episode of Convenience Matters podcast, “William Shatner’s Take on Convenience Stores,” NACS brought them both together. Shatner and NACS President and CEO […]

Gap announces the holiday ‘Meet Me in the Gap’ campaign with Janelle Monáe

MONÁE JOINS A CAST OF GAP’S MUSICAL FAMILIES TO HIGHLIGHT ALL OF THE LITTLE THINGS THAT UNITE US NEW YORK, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap, the iconic American clothing brand, today (October 24, 2017) announces the holiday ‘Meet Me in the Gap’ campaign starring actress and Grammy nominated recording artist Janelle Monáe alongside […]

Whole Foods Market and Vedge restaurant launch partnership to celebrate World Vegan Day

Whole Foods Market and Vedge restaurant launch partnership to celebrate World Vegan Day   Retailer to feature Vedge’s new recipes in stores on World Vegan Day, Nov. 1; offer $5 off all online orders AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — World Vegan Day is on Nov. 1, so Whole Foods Market and Vedge […]

Cerrado Manifesto: Ahold Delhaize to work together with leading companies to stop forest loss in Brazil

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has joined 22 other leading retailers and food companies to endorse a letter of support for the Cerrado Manifesto, a global pledge to work toward halting forest loss associated with soybean production and cattle expansion in the Cerrado, a vast tropical savanna in Brazil. The announcement was made on October […]

iPhone X will be available to customers for pre-order on Friday, October 27

Cupertino, California, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — iPhone X, the future of the smartphone, featuring a revolutionary new design with a stunning all-screen display, wireless charging and an incredible rear camera with dual optical image stabilization, will be available to customers for pre-order on Friday, October 27 at 12:01 a.m. PDT on apple.com and the Apple […]

Meijer surpassed 500,000 deliveries from its store-to-door service and is on-pace to see more than a million by year-end

Meijer surpassed 500,000 deliveries from its store-to-door service and is on-pace to see more than a million by year-end   Retailer’s store-to-door success includes 1 million eggs, 1.5 million pounds of bananas, and availability to more than 10 million households across the Midwest GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is proving just how […]

Co-op prepares to open five brand new stores across Scotland with £3.4 million investment

MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op is ramping up its investment in Scotland during October and November, as it prepares to open five brand new stores across the country. The £3.4 million investment forms part of the retailer’s £11 million 2017 store expansion plan and is set to create 75 jobs for local […]

PetSmart opens the first The Groomery by PetSmart™ locations in New York City and Chicago

First Two Stand-Alone Salons in New York and Chicago Open This Week with Scottsdale, Ariz., and Two To-Be-Announced Locations to Open in the Coming Months PHOENIX, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart announced today (Oct. 25, 2017 ) the opening of The Groomery by PetSmart™ (The Groomery), an innovative store concept focused exclusively on […]

Esprit publishes its third sustainability report

Ratingen, Germany, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — On October 13, 2017, Esprit published its third sustainability report. In the successfully completed FY16/17, Esprit continued to extend its sustainability activities and developed concrete guidelines along which it will orientate its actions and measures. Substantial headway has been made over the past two years in particular […]

Diebold Nixdorf announces the promotion of Patricia A. Lang to vice president, chief people officer

Diebold Nixdorf announces the promotion of Patricia A. Lang to vice president, chief people officer   NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD) today (23 October 2017) announced that Patricia A. Lang has been promoted to vice president, chief people officer. She will be responsible for leading all employee-focused initiatives and human resource […]

Diebold Nixdorf introduces Vynamic™ the first software suite built to power connected commerce

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), a leader in driving connected commerce, is introducing Vynamic™, the first software suite built to power the ongoing transformation in the financial services and retail industries. Unlike traditional software suites available today (23 October 2017), Vynamic breaks down channel silos to enable next generation […]

StubHub becomes the “NFL Authorized Ticket Resale Marketplace” beginning 2018-2019 season

StubHub becomes the “NFL Authorized Ticket Resale Marketplace” beginning 2018-2019 season With this industry-leading change, StubHub will make it even easier for NFL fans to buy and sell tickets through a host of innovative technologies. San Jose, CA, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Oct 23, 2017), StubHub announced a multi-year agreement with the […]

SPAR further expands in Georgia with its 36th store and still to open 10 more by year-end

Georgia, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Georgia are delighted with their progress having opened eight new stores in a few months, bringing the total number of SPAR stores in the country to 36, five of which are operated by SPAR Georgia’s sub-license partners. SPAR Georgia has now penetrated three new local markets and […]

Costa Foundation marks its 10th year anniversary with update on the development of a new school project in Zambia

LONDON, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Costa Foundation has announced the development of a new school project in Zambia. The country will be the 10th to benefit from investment, as the Costa Foundation enters its 10th year since its launch in 2007. The news comes as part of an ambitious expansion programme set out by […]

Customers in Europe can print initials on two garments from the MANGO Committed sustainable fashion collection

BARCELONA, Spain, 2017-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — MANGO is offering its customers in Spain, France, the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy the opportunity to print their initials on two garments from the MANGO Committed sustainable fashion collection, in order to obtain unique and personalised outfits.This service is available for purchases via mango.com. MANGO is […]

All customers in Greater Montreal can now benefit from Metro’s online grocery shopping

Montreal, CANADA, 2017-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Metro’s online grocery shopping is now being offered to all customers in Greater Montreal, from Vaudreuil to Repentigny, and from Blainville to Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, just one year after being launched. Serving close to 1.7 million homes spread over 64 municipalities, it will allow nearly 4 million consumers to […]