The Home Depot Q3 2017 results: sales of $25.0 billion, an 8.1 percent increase from same period last year

ATLANTA, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today (Nov 14, 2017) reported sales of $25.0 billion for the third quarter of fiscal 2017, an 8.1 percent increase from the third quarter of fiscal 2016. Comparable store sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2017 were positive 7.9 percent, […]

Argos kicks off Black Friday bonanza Wednesday 15 November through Cyber Monday

Argos kicks off Black Friday bonanza Wednesday 15 November through Cyber Monday   Argos’s eagerly anticipated Black Friday bonanza will kick-off tomorrow – Wednesday 15 November – and run for 14 consecutive days through to Cyber Monday. London, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The leading digital retailer will once again offer deals galore on […]

Kesko Group October 2017 sales totalled €912.6 million, an increase of 4.2% in comparable terms

Kesko Group’s sales totalled €912.6 million in October 2017, an increase of 4.2% in comparable terms. Reported total sales decreased by 3.4%. Helsinki, Finland, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — “Kesko’s sales grew in comparable terms in October in the grocery trade and in the building and technical trade. The month had one delivery day […]

Lowe’s Companies to host Q3 2017 earnings conference call webcast on Tuesday, November 21, 2017

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — In conjunction with the Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) third quarter 2017 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Rick D. […]

The Michaels Companies to host Q3 results conference call on Thursday, November 30, 2017

IRVING, Texas, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIK) today (2017-11-13) announced that the Company plans to report third quarter results on Thursday, November 30, 2017, before the opening of U.S. financial markets. In connection with the announcement, the Company will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. CT on Thursday, November 30, 2017, to discuss its […]

CVS Health to hire 5,000 new apprentices by 2022

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an ongoing commitment to workforce development, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (November 14, 2017) announced it has set a goal of hiring 5,000 new apprentices by 2022. The newly established goal, which coincides with the U.S. Department of Labor’s National Apprenticeship Week, reflects an expansion of […]

Asda introduces new snore shattering Pineapple Plant to its range

Asda introduces new snore shattering Pineapple Plant to its range   Leeds, UK,2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pineapple Plants are said to have snore-reducing qualities thanks to their night-time oxygen production. Exclusive to Asda, the plant could be a stylish snoring solution, according to NASA. Ideal gift for a snore-free Christmas. There’s nothing more […]

Seattle Gourmet Foods recalls Dilettante Chocolates Espresso Blend, Espresso Beans may contain undeclared almonds

Seattle Gourmet Foods recalls Dilettante Chocolates Espresso Blend, Espresso Beans may contain undeclared almonds   Kent, Washington, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle Gourmet Foods of Kent, Washington is recalling 127 cases of Costco item # 2335, Dilettante Chocolates Espresso Blend, Espresso Beans in Semisweet, Milk and White Chocolate, because it may contain undeclared […]

SUPERVALU promotes Anne Dament to Executive Vice President, Retail, Marketing and Private Brands

MINNEAPOLIS, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU) today (Nov. 13, 2017) announced changes to its executive leadership team. Anne Dament has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Retail, Marketing and Private Brands effective immediately. Dament joined SUPERVALU in January 2017 and has made significant contributions to SUPERVALU, including developing a strong plan and implementation strategy to improve the company’s retail […]

AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 317,866 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM NOVEMBER 6, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING NOVEMBER 10, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 317,866 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from November 6, 2017 up to and including November 10, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €16.62 per share for a total consideration of €5.3 million. These repurchases were […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods announces the appointment of Paul Gaffney as Chief Technology Officer

Paul Gaffney to Lead DICK’S Overall Technology Efforts PITTSBURGH, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) today  (November 14, 2017) announced Paul Gaffney has been named Chief Technology Officer, effective November 20. In this role, Gaffney will be responsible for the Company’s technology, including infrastructure, eCommerce platforms and new and evolving digital […]

Barnes & Noble brings back its annual celebration of vinyl records with an expanded Vinyl Weekend November 17 to 19

Vinyl Weekend Features Limited-Edition Vinyl, Live Music Events, Exclusive In-Store Specials, Giveaways and Discounts New York, NY, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today (November 13, 2017) announced the return of its annual celebration of vinyl records with an expanded Vinyl Weekend November 17 to 19, […]

Barnes & Noble survey: Americans turn to books on Thanksgiving Eve more than any other day of the year

National Poll Conducted by Barnes & Noble Finds Most Americans Turn to a Good Read to Get Through Stressful Holiday Travels New York, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, recently commissioned an independent survey to explore consumer reading habits around the holiday season, and the results […]

Dunkin’ Donuts and Masterpass bring week-long special daily deal to DD Perks® Rewards Program members

Dunkin’ Donuts and Masterpass bring week-long special daily deal to DD Perks® Rewards Program members   Special daily deals, including free beverages, offered for DD Perks Rewards members today through Friday All DD Perks members who make a purchase using On-the-Go Mobile Ordering on Thursday, November 16 will receive a free beverage and be entered […]

Israel’s Supermarket chain Bitan Wines Group to install NCR FastLane SelfServ™ Checkouts

Supermarket chain will be the first in Israel to offer cash payments and returns at self-checkouts Duluth, Ga., 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bitan Wines Group, owner of Mega Ba’Ir and Shuk Mehadrin, and one of the largest and leading supermarket chains in Israel, has begun preparations for installing NCR FastLane SelfServ™ Checkouts. NCR, […]

eBay launches early access to Black Friday deals

eBay launches early access to Black Friday deals   San Jose, CA, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Study finds shoppers would rather get a root canal than stand in line on Black Friday; eBay gives the gift of early Black Friday deals on hot items beginning today (Nov 13, 2017). Black Friday is almost upon […]

Currys PC World kicks off the Black Friday celebrations

Savings of over £250 available on tech including KitchenAid Stand Mixer Fantastic offers available ahead of Black Friday London, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — TODAY (13th November 2017), Currys PC World has officially kicked off the Black Friday celebrations with hundreds of ‘Why Wait’ deals, available in store and online across the nation. With […]

SPAR Hungary introduces its 30-day lifestyle change mobile app

Hungary, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Hungary recently introduced its 30-day lifestyle change mobile app, helping those who wish to take steps to improve their health. The app users are given access to dietary plans developed by nutritional experts, training programmes, and other useful tips to help them reach their goals. The SPAR Lifestyle […]

Lord & Taylor to launch flagship store on Walmart.com

BENTONVILLE, Ark. and NEW YORK, NY, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart.com and Lord & Taylor announced today (Nov. 13, 2017) that Lord & Taylor will launch a flagship store on Walmart.com. Expected to launch in spring 2018, Walmart.com will introduce a specialized online experience offering premium fashion brands directly from the Lord & Taylor flagship. “Our goal […]

Festival of Lights pre-sale ticket vouchers now on sale at Tops Friendly Markets locations

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — What: Tops Friendly Markets is pleased to be the destination not only for all of your TOPS Christmas Bonus savings, but also for your Festival of Lights pre-sale ticket vouchers! Now on sale at all Tops Friendly Markets locations, this annual Western New York tradition is not […]

LightInTheBox “Singles Day” sales increased by 15.6% from 2016

BEIJING, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LITB) (“LightInTheBox” or the “Company”), a global online retail company that delivers products directly to consumers around the world, today (Nov. 13, 2017) announced that sales on Chinese “Singles Day”, which took place on November 11, 2017, increased 15.6% when compared to the same day last year. Sales […]

Tops Friendly Markets partners with Instacart to launch same-day delivery service

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tops Friendly Markets, headquartered in Williamsville, N.Y., today (November 9, 2017) announced a new partnership with Instacart, providing customers with a new way to experience TOPS’ savings and convenience. Now, from the comfort of their own homes, customers can shop online for everything they need and have […]

Schnuck Markets and Volpi Foods open new “Store-within-a-Store” concept at the Schnucks Des Peres, Mo. location

ST. LOUIS, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (11.10.2017), Schnuck Markets, Inc. and Volpi Foods Inc. announced the opening of a new prototype “Store-within-a-Store” concept at the Schnucks Des Peres, Mo. location. This location will provide Schnucks customers the ability to conveniently purchase freshly sliced artisan cured meats produced by Volpi Foods as well […]

Russian retailer Lenta opens its third hypermarket in Ryazan

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Nov-14 — /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 Ryazan. The new store is a Lenta compact format hypermarket located at 11 Solotchinskoe highway, on premises formerly operated by NASH hypermarket. The […]

Bartell Drugs launches 2017 Gift Guide

More than 200 local treats, holiday-themed goodies and unique gift items featured SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The holiday season is upon us and Bartell Drugs is here to make your gift-giving and entertaining easy and convenient with our much-anticipated Gift Guide. The Gift Guide launches November 12 in all Bartell locations, and […]

Visa launches Visa Global Transit Solutions; creating a more convenient experience for mass transit commuters worldwide

Visa launches Visa Global Transit Solutions; creating a more convenient experience for mass transit commuters worldwide   Visa introduces innovative worldwide program to accelerate seamless, friction-free commuting with contactless payments The new Visa Ready for Transit program incorporates new standards that will simplify the certification of payment solutions for operators and transit solution providers A […]

CVS Health earns perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index for the fourth consecutive year

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today (November 9, 2017) announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]

Kroger’s Honoring Our Heroes campaign raised $3.2 million for USO

CINCINNATI, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Veterans Day, The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced a $3.2 million contribution to the USO. This donation is made possible through the company’s Honoring Our Heroes campaign, a commitment Kroger made to veterans, military service members and their families. $1 million of this donation is a corporate donation from Kroger. […]

Carrefour opens new convenience store at Bruxelles Congrès railway station; will open 7 more in 2017

Carrefour opens new convenience store at Bruxelles Congrès railway station; will open 7 more in 2017   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour will open at least 7 more convenience stores in 2017, including one today (11/09/2017) at Bruxelles Congrès railway station. In so doing, Carrefour is increasing the density of its Express […]

Amazon and Manchester City announce brand new Amazon Prime Video behind-the-scenes multi-part exclusive series

The multi-episode Amazon Prime Original Series will follow current English Premier League leaders Manchester City through their entire 2017/2018 season The series will launch exclusively on Prime Video next year in over 200 countries and territories SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon and Manchester City today (Nov. 9, 2017) announced a groundbreaking brand new Amazon Prime Video behind-the-scenes multi-part exclusive […]