FMI: New study reveals that 28% of American jobs are connected the food and agriculture sectors

More than one-fourth of American employment tied to the combined industries WASHINGTON, 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — A nationwide economic impact study released today (Nov 16, 2017) found that more than one-fifth (or 20.4%) of the nation’s economy is linked, either directly or indirectly, to the food and agriculture sectors and that more than one-fourth of all […]

NCR unveils expansion to its channel program

NCR opens growth opportunities for new and existing channel partners to build a more profitable business Duluth, Ga., 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, unveiled an expansion to its channel program. The program allows channel partners to sell additional products – including Enterprise Software, Professional Services, […]

Al Meera officially opened the doors of its new shopping center in Umm Garn, Qatar

Al Meera officially opened the doors of its new shopping center in Umm Garn, Qatar   DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the framework of its ongoing efforts to bring its trademark shopping experience to the residents of all areas across the country, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company QSC (Al Meera) officially opened […]

Mohammed Alshaya recognised for his role in developing modern retail culture in the Middle East

Mohammed Alshaya recognised for his role in developing modern retail culture in the Middle East   Kuwait, 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mohammed Alshaya, executive chairman of M.H. Alshaya Co., has been recognised as the individual who has made the biggest contribution to the retail industry in the Middle East over the past 30 years […]

SPAR South Africa holds KwaZulu Natal Junior Chef competition

South Africa, 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Six young aspirant chefs took to their cooking stations recently in this year’s finals of the SPAR South Africa KwaZulu Natal Junior Chef competition. The young primary school finalists battled it out for the first-place spot with twelve year old, Ryleigh Rutherford, taking home the honours with a […]

Lowe’s Canada stores wins three awards at the Hardlines Outstanding Retailer Awards

Best Large Surface Retailer – Lowe’s Barrie (ON) Best Building Supply/Home Centre (< 15,000 s.f.) – Ace Matériaux Armand Dumaresq (QC) Contractor Specialist – RONA Penticton (BC) Boucherville, Québec, 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada is proud to celebrate the achievement of three of its stores at the Hardlines Outstanding Retailer Awards which […]

Sears starts Black Friday deals online

Sears, Kmart also lower free shipping minimum for online orders to $25 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — To help shoppers get a jump on holiday shopping, Sears announced it is now offering Black Friday pricing online at Sears.com. Sears and Kmart also lowered the minimum purchase threshold for free shipping on qualifying online orders to $25 (was $49), […]

Kmart creates the “Ridiculous Cash Bash” game show that rewards contestants for their awesome talents

14 Contestants Will Win a Trip to Hollywood to Compete for Thousands in Prizes and FREECASH in Points on Program Hosted by Cooper Manning HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — As another out-of-the-box way to engage with members this holiday, Kmart has created the “Ridiculous Cash Bash,” a game show that rewards […]

Visa adds Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team to Team Visa

Visa adds Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team to Team Visa   Inspired by their determination, Visa helps pave the way to PyeongChang for this group of Olympic hopefuls SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa (NYSE:V) today (Nov. 15, 2017) announced the addition of three athletes who make up the Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team to Team […]