ASOS launches Gift Assistant that will help customers shop for Christmas gifts

London, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — ASOS is a global fashion destination for 20-somethings. Selling over 85,000 branded and own-label products through localised mobile and web experiences. ASOS launches a new virtual assistant via the Facebook page that will make suggestions for customers shopping Christmas gifts. The ASOS Gift Assistant is available to customers during […]

MAPIC 2017 unveils complete programme of conferences

Paris, France, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the 23rd edition of MAPIC – the global retail real estate market – just days away, please see below a selection of those not to miss events and conference sessions that are set to be the talk of the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. The complete […]

MAPIC launches the inaugural International Outlet Summit

Paris, France, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the first time MAPIC is launching the International Outlet Summit, an event dedicated to the phenomenon of outlet centres. This invitation-only summit will be held one day before the official opening of the event in Cannes at 2pm on 14 November. It will bring together industry speakers […]

The Bon-Ton Stores hosts Charity Shopping Event with the Aim to Raise $6 Million to Support Local Charities

The Bon-Ton Stores hosts Charity Shopping Event with the Aim to Raise $6 Million to Support Local Charities   Charity Shopping Event Aims to Raise $6 Million to Support Local Charities MILWAUKEE, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lend a helping hand to local non-profit groups and schools during The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT) 4-day Community […]

NCR Corporation inaugurates state-of-the-art R&D centre at Mindspace IT Park in HITEC City, Hyderabad

HYDERABAD, India, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, expanded its worldwide presence today (November 07, 2017) with a state-of-the-art research and development (R&D) centre at Mindspace IT Park in HITEC City, Hyderabad. Spread across 140,000 square feet, the facility is now NCR’s largest R&D centre outside of the […]

Lindex and its customers raised 900 000 EUR for cancer research through Pink Ribbon campaign

Lindex and its customers raised 900 000 EUR for cancer research through Pink Ribbon campaign   Sweden, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Through luxurious lounge- and underwear, beautiful accessories and Pink Ribbons, Lindex and its customers have raised a total of 900 000 EUR to cancer research during October. Lindex is a proud main partner of the […]

Office Depot launches new business services platform BizBox

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading omnichannel provider of business services, products and technology today (November 7, 2017) announced the launch of BizBox (MyBizBox.com). This new business services platform will provide start-ups and small business leaders access to the core services needed to start and grow their businesses through a convenient subscription with monthly services starting at $99. BizBox will simplify business decisions and operations for all small and medium-size businesses. […]

Zalando continues its global expansion with the opening of new tech hub in Lisbon in early 2018

Zalando has just announced the opening of its third technology hub outside of Germany, in Lisbon The hub will open at the beginning of 2018 with plans to create 50 jobs in the first year of operations The local team will focus on the digital experience of the Zalando Fashion Store Expansion of the tech […]

Milton Pappas named Chief Marketing Officer at HBC

TORONTO & NEW YORK, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — HBC or the “Company” (TSX: HBC) today (November 6, 2017) announced the appointment of Milton Pappas to Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately. In this role, Mr. Pappas will lead the Marketing Center of Excellence (COE), charged with executing the marketing strategies of the Company’s North American retail businesses. Earlier this year, the Company […]

Bartell Drugs to host its 15th annual Salvation Army “Toy ‘N’ Joy” drive

SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs is once again partnering with the Salvation Army to provide holiday gifts for children in need by collecting new, unwrapped toys during its 15th annual Salvation Army “Toy ‘N’ Joy” drive. The toy drive will run November 12 through December 9 at 65 of Bartell’s locations in […]

Sears and Kmart announce Thanksgiving/Black Friday doorbuster deals

Sears and Kmart announce Thanksgiving/Black Friday doorbuster deals   Holiday Blowout, Exclusive Member Previews, FREECASH in Points Highlight Month of Deals HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears and Kmart have announced their Thanksgiving/Black Friday doorbuster deals – a highlight of the unprecedented, month-long “Holiday Blowout” launched on Nov. 1, giving shoppers 10-50 percent off everything in the […]

Raley’s expands its Ready-To-Go meal options with 32 different meals

Raley’s expands its Ready-To-Go meal options with 32 different meals   Expanded program includes over 32 options for an affordable price Fair Oaks, CA, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to USDA data, on an average day, Americans spend 37 minutes preparing and cleaning up their meals and some say it can range up to […]

Kroger: Ralphs now offers home delivery service in Southern California through partnership with Instacart

CINCINNATI, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ralphs Grocery Company, a division of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), today (Nov. 7, 2017) announced it is offering home delivery in select locations in Southern California through a partnership with Instacart, the technology-driven, nationwide on-demand retail delivery service. This pilot in Southern California supports two key drivers […]

Kroger’s Mid-Atlantic division ratifies new labor agreement with UFCW Local 400

CINCINNATI, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. Mid-Atlantic division associates working at Kroger stores in West Virginia and surrounding area have ratified a new labor agreement with UFCW Local 400. “We are pleased to reach an agreement that is good for our associates. This new contract provides good pay increases, affordable health care and financial […]

Walgreens offers 20% discount to all veterans and military personnel on Saturday, Nov. 11

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — To honor the sacrifices and bravery of Americans who served in the armed forces, Walgreens is offering a Veterans Day 20-percent discount to all veterans and military personnel. On Saturday, Nov. 11, customers with a Walgreens Balance® Rewards card and valid military ID or proof of service will […]

Walgreens rolls out FedEx package pickup and drop-off services to more than 7,500 locations nationwide

MEMPHIS, Tenn., and DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and Walgreen Co., one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, are proud to announce today (Nov. 6, 2017) FedEx package pickup and drop-off services are now available at more than 7,500 Walgreens locations in all 50 U.S. states. The milestone […]

Tesco unveils its 2017 Christmas campaign; will donate £1 for every fresh turkey sold to help people in need this holiday season

Tesco kicks off “Everyone’s Welcome” Christmas campaign and pledges to donate £1 for every fresh turkey sold to help people in need. Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has launched its 2017 Christmas campaign with the first of five television adverts airing on ITV last night. This year, the retailer […]

Starbucks opens the first Princi bakery location in the U.S. at its Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Seattle

Starbucks opens the first Princi bakery location in the U.S. at its Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Seattle   Acclaimed artisan baker Rocco Princi brings the craft of bread baking, exceptional ingredients and the “Spirito di Milano” to customers for the first time in the United States Freshly baked onsite, the artisanal Italian food experience joins […]

Amazon launches the new Fire TV Stick Basic Edition globally

Amazon launches the new Fire TV Stick Basic Edition globally   Fire TV Stick Basic Edition launches globally, offering a world of online entertainment, with popular and critically acclaimed content from Prime Video, Netflix, and more. Plus, access to thousands of TV shows, movies, apps, and games. SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Nov. […]

Amazon Web Services announces the availability of C5 instances for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

New generation of compute optimized instances includes latest Intel Xeon Scalable processors (Skylake-SP) and custom hardware to deliver a 25 percent improvement in price-performance SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 6, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), announced the availability of C5 instances, the next generation of compute optimized instances for Amazon Elastic […]

Argentine author Cristian Perfumo wins Amazon’s Literary Award for independent Spanish-language authors

El Coleccionista de flechas by Argentine author Cristian Perfumo, will get the chance to be published globally in Spanish by Amazon Publishing in digital, print and audio formats, and translated into English and published globally by AmazonCrossing Winning entry selected from more than 1,800 works of fiction and non-fiction submitted from 39 countries using Amazon’s self-publishing serviceKindle Direct Publishing (KDP) SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-08 […]

M&S unveils Christmas campaign for 2017 with British icon Paddington

Partnering together for a family focused campaign ahead of the release of Paddington 2 In a first for M&S, the advert has also been turned into a storybook with all profits being donated to the NSPCC London, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — This festive season, M&S has teamed up with a treasured British icon […]

SONIC® Drive-In announces new seasonal treat the Holiday Mint® Master Shake™ and Master Blast®

SONIC® Drive-In announces new seasonal treat the Holiday Mint® Master Shake™ and Master Blast®   America’s Drive-In unveils a variety of treats for guests to satisfy their sweet tooth OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tis the season to celebrate and SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is putting a spin on a traditional holiday classic with the Holiday […]

Joe Browns debuts its very first physical location at British Land’s Meadowhall

Joe Browns debuts its very first physical location at British Land’s Meadowhall   London, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Joe Browns has opened its first ever store at British Land’s Meadowhall, one of the UK’s premier shopping destinations. The 4,000 sq ft store, located on Meadowhall’s High Street, immerses customers in Joe Browns’ colourful world […]

CVS Pharmacy to launch nationwide next-day delivery and same-day delivery in select cities

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy (NYSE: CVS) today announced plans to bring prescriptions directly to patients’ doors with nationwide next-day delivery from CVS Pharmacy locations beginning in early 2018. Select cities will also offer same-day delivery within hours, allowing customers to keep all of their pharmacy needs with a trusted […]

ALDI and Venmo launch new campaign to raise one million meals for families in need in honor of Friendsgiving

First-of-Its-Kind Emoji Will Help Provide One Million Meals to Families in Need Through Feeding America® Batavia, Ill., 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — ALDI and Venmo, a popular mobile app that makes it easy for friends to exchange money, announced a new campaign that lets Americans help give one million meals to families in need in […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill launches new mobile app available on Apple and Android

New Chipotle app, available on iPhone and Android, includes quick reorder, easier customization of meals, and Apple and Android pay DENVER, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) has announced a new mobile app that is available for download starting today (Nov. 6, 2017) on Apple and Android devices. Whether a first-time mobile user or an […]

Tractor Supply Company announces the appointment of Thomas A. Kingsbury to its Board of Directors

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today (Nov. 06, 2017)  announced that Thomas A. Kingsbury has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Kingsbury brings a wealth of knowledge and CEO leadership experience to the Tractor Supply Board, […]

Kimco commences $186 million redevelopment of former Hylan Plaza shopping center on Staten Island into The Boulevard

Kimco commences $186 million redevelopment of former Hylan Plaza shopping center on Staten Island into The Boulevard   Anchors for the multi-level, open-air center include ShopRite, Alamo Drafthouse, Marshalls, Ulta, PetSmart, LA Fitness and more NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE:KIM) has commenced construction on The Boulevard, […]

Toys“R”Us offers bargain hunters 30 straight hours of shopping from 5pm on Thanksgiving through 11pm on Black Friday

Season’s Most Buzzed About Toy Retailer Cements Itself as the Destination for Play This Holiday Season, Offering Bargain Hunters Guidance, Convenience and Deals on the Toys Topping Every Kids’ Wish List WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — For deal seekers looking to get an early start on holiday shopping (and walk off their […]