Kimco Realty to host Q4 2017 earnings conference call on Thursday, February 15

NEW HYDE PARK, New York, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) will announce its fourth quarter 2017 earnings on Thursday, February 15, 2018 before market opens. You are invited to listen to our quarterly earnings conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, February 15, 2018 […]

12 Days of Cheese: Whole Foods Market to feature an artisan cheese each day from Dec. 8 to 19

12 Days of Cheese: Whole Foods Market to feature an artisan cheese each day from Dec. 8 to 19   AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is celebrating the 12 Days of Cheese by highlighting an artisan cheese each day from Dec. 8 to 19, offering customers an excellent opportunity to […]

A.S. Watson Group hosts Project LOL Elderly Visit 2017

A.S. Watson Group hosts Project LOL Elderly Visit 2017   Hong Kong, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — A.S. Watson Group organised the Elderly Visit, a highlighting volunteer activity under Project LOL philanthropy programme, with the support of 950 volunteers from the Group’s business units and 29 business partners to visit more than 1,800 singleton […]

Harris Teeter to open its Westwood Plaza location on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017

Matthews, N.C., 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is proud to welcome shoppers to its Westwood Plaza location on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 at 8 a.m. as the company celebrates its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The store has many unique features including: a hot foods bar in the Fresh Foods department; […]

Screwfix research reveals that More than half of UK tradespeople (57%) struggle to find skilled labour

More than half of tradespeople (57%) struggle to find skilled labour – 37% think apprenticeships are not respected as much as university and 31% believe school leavers are put off by a poor perception of trade careers Yeovil, United Kingdom, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — UK tradespeople are optimistic about the future, with 82% […]

Wendy’s rolls out door-to-door delivery service powered by DoorDash

Wendy’s rolls out door-to-door delivery service powered by DoorDash   Customers Can Now Order Baconators, Frosty Desserts and More Wendy’s Favorites Right to Their Door DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting today (Dec. 1, 2017) Wendy’s and DoorDash are partnering to bring fans what they’ve been craving: Wendy’s deliciously different menu DELIVERED right to their door. Say bye-bye to sitting in […]

Kering appoints Grégory Boutté as Chief Client and Digital Officer

London, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering announces the appointment of Grégory Boutté as Chief Client and Digital Officer, effective today. He will report directly to Jean-François Palus, Managing director of Kering, and will be a member of the Group’s Executive Committee. His responsabilities as Kering’s Chief Client and Digital Officer will be to […]

Subway® appoints Len Van Popering as Vice President of Global Brand Management and Innovation

Milford, CT, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Subway® restaurants announces Len Van Popering has joined the company as Vice President of Global Brand Management and Innovation. Van Popering is charged with driving Subway’s ongoing global transformation through food innovation (including core menu items, snacks and beverages), brand positioning, visual identity, and channel development (including delivery, […]

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust to increase its monthly distribution starting with January 2018

TORONTO, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust(“RioCan”) (TSX:REI.UN) today ( Dec. 01, 2017) is pleased to announce that it will increase its monthly distribution to unit holders to 12 cents per unit commencing with the January 2018 distribution, payable in February 2018. On an annualized basis, this will increase RioCan’s annualized distribution by 3 cents to $1.44 per unit, or […]

Cold Stone Creamery spreads the joy this holiday season with new seasonal flavors and cakes that are perfect for entertaining

Seasonal Flavors, Featured in Two Signature Creations™ and Cakes, Available for a Limited Time SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cold Stone Creamery® (www.ColdStoneCreamery.com) offers good tidings and cheer this holiday season with its new Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake Ice Cream as well as the return of Dark Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream, both featured in […]

Sheetz For The Kidz™ and The Salvation Army to Provide Holiday Gifts to over 9,300 kids

ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the past 25 years, Sheetz For The Kidz has partnered with The Salvation Army to host Christmas parties and make the holiday season brighter for more than 100,000 underprivileged kids across the Mid-Atlantic. Sheetz For The Kidz is a 501 (c)(3) employee operated charitable organization that raises funds through in-store […]

Kroger spreads holiday cheer through its 25 Merry Days campaign

CINCINNATI, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kroger (NYSE: KR) is spreading holiday cheer through its 25 Merry Days campaign running through December 25. The 25 Merry Days website offers sweet and savory recipes, gift ideas, hosting advice, party planning tips plus daily digital coupons to help customers save on popular holiday items, including food, toys and home products. […]

SSP Group PLC to acquire Stockheim travel catering business

London, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP Group PLC, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, has agreed1 to acquire part of the Stockheim group2, a travel concessions business based in Germany. The business operates 25 food and beverage outlets in airports and railway stations, including at Düsseldorf and Cologne, […]

Tesco own-label wines win 99 medals at the International Wine Challenge

Tesco own-label wines win 99 medals at the International Wine Challenge   Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco own-label wines have been awarded 99 medals by the industry leading International Wine Challenge. Beating the competition, the retailer scooped two golds for the Tesco finest* Premier Cru Chablis and Tesco finest* Vintage Port, […]

First Data Corporation successfully completes the acquisition of BluePay Holdings, Inc.

NEW YORK, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, today (DECEMBER 1, 2017) announced the successful completion of its acquisition of BluePay Holdings, Inc. from BluePay’s current owners including TA Associates and BluePay management. BluePay is a provider of technology-enabled payment processing for merchants in […]

Carrefour continues to expand in Taiwan with 4 new store openings

Carrefour continues to expand in Taiwan with 4 new store openings   Taiwan, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — With 4 new opening stores this month, Carrefour is continuing to expand in Taiwan and increasing proximity with its customers. In a week period, from 11/15 to 11/24, Carrefour Taiwan opened 4 new market stores, including […]

Amazon makes available a collection of 15 films from the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on Amazon Prime Video

The 15 Sundance titles are the first feature-length festival films from the AVD’s Film Festival Stars Program to stream on Prime Video Amazon Video Direct to extend Film Festival Stars—the program that brings high quality independent film to Prime Video audiences—to the 2018 Sundance Film Festival SEATTLE, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Dec. 1, […]

Macy’s to hire an additional 7,000 seasonal associates for 2017 Christmas and holiday season

CINCINNATI, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today (Dec. 1, 2017) announced plans to hire an additional 7,000 seasonal associates for positions at its Macy’s stores nationwide for the 2017 Christmas and holiday season. To discover open positions and opportunities for on-site interviews, candidates should apply in advance at macysJOBS.com. Positions in all […]

Dom Pérignon collaborates with Japanese artist Tokujin Yoshioka to revisit the bottle and coffret of Dom Pérignon Vintage 2009

Dom Pérignon collaborates with Japanese artist Tokujin Yoshioka to revisit the bottle and coffret of Dom Pérignon Vintage 2009   Paris, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the 2017 holiday season begins, Dom Pérignon has unveiled a new creative collaboration with Japanese artist Tokujin Yoshioka. Tokujin Yoshioka has designed a limited-edition coffret and reinterpreted the […]

LVMH launches the second edition of the LVMH Innovation Award

Paris, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — LVMH launches the second edition of the LVMH Innovation Award, which will be presented during the upcoming Viva Technology show (May 24-26, 2018). All startups working on issues related to the luxury sector can apply and win a chance to be part of the LVMH Lab during the event. […]

The President of the Republic of Finland grants the honorary title of vuorineuvos to Kesko President and CEO Mikko Helander

Helsinki, Finland, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mikko Helander, Master of Science (Technology), President and CEO, and vuorineuvos, was born in 1960. Helander has acted as President and CEO of Kesko since 1 January 2015. Before joining Kesko, Helander acted as CEO of Metsä Board Corporation between 2006 and 2014, CEO of Metsä Tissue Corporation […]

Sainsbury’s trials new coffee bar in its supermarkets

Sainsbury’s trials new coffee bar in its supermarkets   Sainsbury’s is branching into the coffee-to-go market by trialling a new coffee bar at the front of six of its supermarkets.  London, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The bars, called ‘1869 Coffee’ in reference to the year that Sainsbury’s opened its first shop, enable customers to order […]

H&M shortlisted in the world’s premier circular economy award program, The Circulars

H&M group has been selected as a finalist in the world’s premier circular economy award program, The Circulars. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The award program, an initiative of the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders, offers recognition to individuals and organizations across the globe that are making notable […]

Stefan Cooke announced as the newly crowned winner of the H&M Design Award 2018

Stefan Cooke announced as the newly crowned winner of the H&M Design Award 2018   STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yesterday in London, Stefan Cooke was announced as the winner of the H&M Design Award 2018. A graduate of MA programme at Central Saint Martins, United Kingdom, Stefan was selected from eight international […]

Albertsons to offer same-day grocery delivery service through partnership with Instacart

Agreement offers faster, more convenient same-day delivery choices. Boise, ID, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies, one of the nation’s largest grocery retailers, today (November 28, 2017) announced it will increase customer convenience through an agreement with Instacart, the technology driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service, by offering same-day deliveries in as little as […]

The Michaels Companies 3Q 2017 financial results: Total net sales increased 1.1

Comparable store sales increased 1.0%, including the negative impact of approximately 80 basis points related to lost sales from hurricanes Operating income of $153.9 million Diluted EPS of $0.44, including the negative impact of approximately $0.01 related to hurricanes IRVING, Texas, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIK) today (2017-11-30) announced financial results for the third […]

The National Retail Federation applauds Senate passage of landmark tax reform legislation

WASHINGTON, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ —The National Retail Federation welcomed Senate passage early today (December 2, 2017) of landmark tax reform legislation, saying congressional action on the pro-growth plan is helping boost consumer confidence and that savings from reform could be enough to pay for many families’ holiday shopping. “This vote couldn’t come at a better […]

CVS Health to acquire Aetna for $77 billion

Combines CVS Health’s Unmatched Local Presence and Clinical Capabilities with Aetna’s Leading Health Care Benefits and Services Provides Greater Integration of Care, Empowering Consumers and their Health Professionals to Make More Informed Decisions Transaction Expected to Generate Significant Synergies for Shareholders and Benefits for Customers WOONSOCKET, R.I. and HARTFORD, Conn., 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health […]

Inditex marks the tenth anniversary of Jeunes programme

Inditex marks the tenth anniversary of Jeunes programme   The chairman and CEO of Inditex, Pablo Isla, met today with representatives of the various editions of the French programme in Paris, the city where this initiative took off 10 years ago, and told them that “we feel particularly proud of the example you give and […]

Gap launches limited-edition collection for GapKids created with Sarah Jessica Parker

COLLECTION WILL BE AVAILABLE TO CUSTOMERS IN STORES AND ONLINE IN SPRING 2018 NEW YORK, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap announced today (12/01/2017) a new limited-edition collection created for GapKids with actor and former Gap campaign star Sarah Jessica Parker. The collection is expected to be available for purchase to customers Spring 2018 […]