The Florida Retail Federation expects holiday sales to increase 3-3.5 percent over last year

In spite of the impacts of Hurricane Irma on Florida, FRF is still predicting a 3-3.5% increase in sales over 2016, thanks to high consumer confidence, robust housing, a 10-yr low unemployment rate and 100+ million tourists TALLAHASSEE, FL, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Florida Retail Federation (FRF), the state’s premier trade association celebrating […]

Kering Foundation launches 6th annual White Ribbon For Women to stop violence against girls and women

London, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Running from 20 to 25 November, the Kering Foundation’s 6th annual White Ribbon For Women campaign will be led by Alessandro Michele, Stella McCartney, Christopher Kane, Joseph Altuzarra, Dennis Chan, Salma Hayek Pinault and other renowned influencers. Centered around a digital movement #ICouldHaveBeen and new website ICouldHaveBeen.org, the campaign aims to raise awareness of violence […]

GameStop offers the very best holiday deals this Black Friday weekend

Retailer Offers Holiday Shoppers the Lowest Prices Available on Consoles, Games, Toys and Collectibles GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 20, 2017), GameStop’s Black Friday ad hit stores nationwide and GameStop.com/BlackFriday, revealing some of the best gaming and collectibles offers in retail. Budget-savvy shoppers can take advantage of incredible savings when they […]

Barnes & Noble unveils its 2017 best books list

Curated List Features Top Picks Across Fiction, Nonfiction, Teens, Kids, Mysteries & Thrillers and History, Biography and Memoir as Chosen by Barnes & Noble’s Expert Booksellers B&N List Arrives Just in Time to Help Customers Find the Perfect Gift this Holiday Season New York, NY, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: […]

Barnes & Noble announces its annual Black Friday Weekend deals

New York, NY, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today (November 20, 2017) announced its annual Black Friday Weekend deals that customers  won’t want to miss at its 632 stores nationwide and online at BN.com/BlackFriday. The deals will be available in stores beginning on Black Friday, November […]

Dunkin’ Donuts celebrates the season with holiday goodies!

Dunkin’ Donuts celebrates the season with holiday goodies!   Cookie-flavored donuts, classic coffees, special value offers and sensational stocking stuffers highlight a holiday lineup now available at Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide Guests can enjoy Dunkin’s Hot Chocolate for only $1.99 for a medium or larger sized cup; gift ideas include donut lip gloss and new Elf […]

eBay launches brand new deals for Cyber Five

eBay launches brand new deals for Cyber Five   Multi-city ‘Did You Check eBay’ holiday airstream kicks off in NYC on Black Friday. San Jose, CA, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new eBay study1 found nearly a quarter (23%) of Holiday shoppers get started on Black Friday, so the marketplace is introducing new deals and […]

Calvin Klein launches new CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR and CALVIN KLEIN JEANS global multi-media advertising campaign

Calvin Klein launches new CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR and CALVIN KLEIN JEANS global multi-media advertising campaign First Chapter of New Campaign Led by Solange and Her Curated Cast of Artists   NEW YORK, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Calvin Klein, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], today (Nov. 20, 2017) announced its new CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR and CALVIN […]

Calvin Klein, Inc. and Amazon Fashion announce the CALVIN KLEIN X Amazon Fashion holiday retail experience

Calvin Klein, Inc. and Amazon Fashion announce the CALVIN KLEIN X Amazon Fashion holiday retail experience   NEW YORK, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Calvin Klein, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], and Amazon Fashion today (Nov. 16, 2017) announced the CALVIN KLEIN X Amazon Fashion holiday retail experience, available for customers to shop now through December 31st. The […]

B&M opens new store in Ayr, Scotland

Liverpool, UK, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — B&M continued its expansion today (18 November 2017) as a new store was opened in Ayr, creating jobs for dozens of locals. The addition to B&M’s portfolio in the region comes as a huge boost to the local economy, creating around 35 jobs for people from the area. […]

Poundland’s new charity partners: Make-A-Wish® UK, Tommy’s and Whizz-Kidz

Poundland’s new charity partners: Make-A-Wish® UK, Tommy’s and Whizz-Kidz   Poundland partners with three national children’s charities, to change the lives of over 20,000 children and their families by 2020 Willenhall, United Kingdom, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Poundland today (20 November, 2017) announced its three new charity partners, Make-A-Wish® UK, Tommy’s and Whizz-Kidz in […]

Stockmann Group: Lindex won the ‘Omni channel of the year’ prize at Habit Fashion award in Stockholm

Stockmann Group: Lindex won the ‘Omni channel of the year’ prize at Habit Fashion award in Stockholm   Helsinki, Finland, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yesterday, at Habit Fashion award in Stockholm, Lindex won the prestigious prize ‘Omni channel of the year’. This is the second time this year Lindex have won in this category. […]

Lenta joins Europe’s leading purchasing alliance, EMD

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta (LSE, MOEX: LNTA), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, has joined EMD, Europe’s leading purchasing alliance. The Company is the only Russian retail chain to benefit from membership of the world’s largest FMCG purchasing network. Lenta joins the alliance as a full member and […]

Lenta announces the opening of two new hypermarkets in Moscow

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of two new hypermarkets in Moscow. The stores open on premises previously operated under the NASH hypermarkets brand, as part of the long-term lease agreement signed in July. […]

Bartell Drugs to host its Shop Local event on Saturday, November 25

Bartell Drugs encourages you to “Shop Local” with us on SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs, Seattle-based and family-owned for 127 years, encourages you to “Shop Local” with us on Saturday, November 25. From 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., 65 of our stores will offer coffee and cookies to guests who visit […]

AmRest Holdings SE to hold Q3 2017 Investors Teleconference on November 22nd, 2017

Wroclaw, Poland, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Management Board of AmRest Holdings SE invites to the Q3 2017 AmRest Investors Teleconference. The teleconference will be held on November 22nd, 2017 at 4:00 pm (CET). AmRest Q3 2017 Financial Statement will be published on November 21st, 2017, after the WSE session. The presentation summarizing […]

Walgreens marks the 12th year of earning a perfect score from the Corporate Equality Index

Company scores 100 percent for the 12th year on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 16th Annual Scorecard DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens 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 LGBTQ workplace equality, administered […]

Tesco launches new range of low alcohol wines

Tesco launches new range of low alcohol wines   Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brits create record demand for low alcohol wines with sales at Tesco more than doubling in the last year. But now the supermarket believes that number is set to grow even further after launching a range […]

Carrefour partners with UN Women France to publish a prevention guide: “Tackling violence against women in the workplace”

Carrefour partners with UN Women France to publish a prevention guide: “Tackling violence against women in the workplace”   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Within the framework of “Orange Day” launched by UN Women France on 25 November to end violence against women and as part of 16 days of activism against gender-based […]

Amazon’s new sci-fi anthology series Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams to premiere exclusively on Prime Video on January 12

All ten episodes—featuring an all-star cast including Steve Buscemi, Bryan Cranston, Greg Kinnear, Anna Paquin, Terrence Howard, Maura Tierney, Janelle Monáe, Richard Madden, Liam Cunningham, Vera Farmiga, Juno Temple, Essie Davis, Benedict Wong, Annalise Basso, Mireille Enos, Rachelle Lefevre and Executive Producers Ronald D. Moore, Michael Dinner, David Kanter and Bryan Cranston—will be available globally in select territories on Prime Video SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Nov. 20, 2017) […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance does not endorse TRC Capital’s unsolicited mini-tender offer

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today (November 20, 2017) announced it has received notice of an unsolicited mini-tender offer by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase up to 2 million shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance common stock at a price of $67.88 per share in cash. TRC […]

IKEA invites consumers to its annual Swedish Julbord smorgasbord on Friday, December 15, 2017

Discounted Tickets Available for IKEA FAMILY* Members for $12.99 Per Person / $2.99 for Kids 12 and Under CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the holidays approach, IKEA invites consumers to celebrate the season during its annual Swedish Julbord smorgasbord on Friday, December 15, 2017 at participating stores nationwide**. A traditional Julbord […]

H&M opens its first store in Georgia

H&M opens its first store in Georgia   The long-awaited store finally opened its doors at 12:00 November 18th. One of the world’s largest fashion retailers H&M greeted nearly 2000 fashion lovers who was lining up from 5 AM in the morning to be among the first to grab the latest fashion. The 3000 square […]

SONIC holds annual Unturkey Day on November 21: offers Half-Price Cheeseburgers all day!

SONIC holds annual Unturkey Day on November 21: offers Half-Price Cheeseburgers all day!   SONIC Offers Guests Half-Price Cheeseburgers on November 21 for Annual Unturkey Day OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — In honor of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, SONIC Drive-In Chief Marketing Officer, Lori Abou Habib, is taking a bold stand and pardoning all turkeys on Tuesday, November 21. Known by […]

Delhaize Belgium celebrates its achievements in tackling food waste

Delhaize Belgium celebrates its achievements in tackling food waste   Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Belgium has long been a leader in tackling food waste, including the donation of 7 million meals from unsold food products over the past five years. The brand marked its progress with a celebration on November […]

Tommy Svensson appointed acting CFO of the KappAhl Group

Tommy Svensson appointed acting CFO of the KappAhl Group   Mölndal, Sweden, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the period of 1 December until April 2018, until new CFO Peter Andersson will claim his position, Tommy Svensson will lead the financial work of the KappAhl Group. Tommy Svensson was born in 1958 and has […]

Whole Foods Market promotes Christina Minardi to EVP of operation

Whole Foods Market promotes Christina Minardi to EVP of operation   Austin, Texas, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market today (Nov. 17, 2017) announced that Christina Minardi has been promoted to executive vice president of operations, joining the executive leadership team effective immediately. Minardi previously served as the Northeast regional president, overseeing 40 stores […]

Meijer: day before Thanksgiving is the top sales day for pies for the entire year

Meijer: day before Thanksgiving is the top sales day for pies for the entire year   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — In less than a week, American’s love of celebration and feasting kicks into high gear with Thanksgiving. The Meijer Bakery team reports that traditionally, the retailer moves more than a […]

7‑Eleven and Postmates offer FREE DELIVERY service during the extended Thanksgiving holiday, Nov. 20-27

IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Eating, cooking, shopping, football. Thanksgiving is a busy time and with so much to do, it can be a stressful one as well. 7‑Eleven, Inc. and Postmates can make life a little easier during the extended Thanksgiving holiday by offering FREE DELIVERY of favorite 7‑Eleven® items from 12:01 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, through 11:59 p.m. […]

Paradies Lagardère to hold Treat Our Troops program Thanksgiving weekend, Thursday, November 23, through Sunday, November 26

More than 20 restaurants in 10 U.S. airports will participate ATLANTA, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the North American travel retail and restaurateur leader, will once again offer a special thanks to the country’s military personnel. Paradies Lagardère invites active or retired military to enjoy a free meal through its Food and […]