Stanley Black & Decker accelerates its global Industry 4.0 “smart factory” initiative with an Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence in downtown Hartford

Stanley Black & Decker accelerates its global Industry 4.0 “smart factory” initiative with an Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence in downtown Hartford   Names Sudhi Bangalore to lead center that will eventually house approximately 50 Industry 4.0 professionals Announces launch of STANLEY+Techstars Additive Manufacturing Accelerator to bring start-ups to Hartford HARTFORD, Conn., 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR […]

Stanley Black & Decker and Techstars launch the STANLEY+Techstars Additive Manufacturing Accelerator in Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn., 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) and Techstars, one of the world’s best startup accelerators, today (Dec. 5, 2017) announced the formation of a three-year partnership and the launch of the STANLEY+Techstars Additive Manufacturing Accelerator in Hartford. This mentorship-driven, entrepreneurial accelerator program will select 10 startups in the additive manufacturing […]

Great Place to Work and FORTUNE named Old Navy one of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have named Old Navy one of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Diversity. The ranking considered more than 440,000 employee surveys from organizations in a wide range of industries across the U.S. Great Place to Work, a research and consulting firm, evaluated more than […]

Mister Spex rolls out the latest Intershop Commerce Suite, across all its European webshops

Leading online optician rolls out latest Intershop platform across all its European web shops New commerce platform powers a consistent multi-channel concept with faster interfaces and reduced maintenance needs Jena, Germany, 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mister Spex, Europe’s largest online optician, is extending its successful cooperation with Intershop with the rollout of the […]

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts introduces The Gingerbread Glazed Doughnut, available only on National Gingerbread House Day, Dec. 12

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts introduces The Gingerbread Glazed Doughnut, available only on National Gingerbread House Day, Dec. 12   WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is sweetening the season by introducing a first-time, one-day seasonal take on its iconic Original Glazed® Doughnut. The Gingerbread Glazed Doughnut is available on National Gingerbread House Day, […]

Whole Foods Market 365 to open new store in Fort Greene, Brooklyn on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

NEW YORK, 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market 365 will open its first store on the East Coast in Fort Greene, Brooklyn on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. The 40,000 square foot Fort Greene location at 292 Ashland Place will be the seventh Whole Foods Market 365 location in the country. Whole Foods Market […]

Whole Foods Market to open its ninth Philadelphia area store located at Exton on Jan. 18

New store will feature taco and tequila venue, products from over 75 local suppliers and in-house specialties Exton, Pa., 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market will open a new store in Exton on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 175 North Pottstown Pike. This ninth Philadelphia area Whole Foods Market store will feature a curated […]

Rite Aid to Host Flu Facebook Live Event with certified immunizing pharmacist Chris Altman and Dr. Jennifer Caudle on Wednesday, Dec. 6

Rite Aid Certified Immunizing Pharmacist Chris Altman and Dr. Caudle to Host Flu Facebook Live Event on Wednesday, Dec. 6   Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an effort to encourage people to get a flu shot to protect themselves from the flu this holiday season, Rite Aid is teaming up with Dr. […]

Judith Ripka launches a new casual fine jewelry line RIPKA

NEW YORK, 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Xcel Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:XELB), owner of leading global jewelry brand Judith Ripka, today (Dec 4, 2017) announced the launch of RIPKA, a new casual fine jewelry line featuring 14K gold, available exclusively at Lord & Taylor and on judithripka.com. Modern with a distinctive interpretation of today’s casual trends, […]

Taubman Centers declares a regular quarterly dividend of $0.625 per share of common stock

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) today (12/04/2017) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.625 per share of common stock. The common dividend is payable Dec. 29, 2017, to shareholders of record on Dec. 15, 2017. The Board of Directors also declared quarterly dividends of $0.40625 on its 6.5% Series J […]

NEW ZEALAND: Foodstuffs to send seven young butchers to Ireland for the World Butchers’ Challenge

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs is sending seven young butchers to Ireland for the World Butchers’ Challenge in Belfast, in March 2018. Alana Empson, Amy Jones, Ben Henry, Jeremy Garth, Luka Young, Samantha Weller and Zak Grammer are among the top young butchers in New Zealand, and all of them […]

Hy-Vee Opens Telepharmacy Location at Manson, Iowa

Hy-Vee Opens Telepharmacy Location at Former Medicap Pharmacy WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. has expanded its pharmacy access to Manson, Iowa, with a new telepharmacy location that opened last week. “We are thrilled to provide Hy-Vee pharmacy services and maintain a personal pharmacist connection for residents in Manson […]

BRP report: Customer-led demand is driving retailers to transform their business to be more customer-centric

According to the 2017 Merchandise Planning Survey, Retailers are Focused on Transforming their Entire Merchandising Process from End-to-end Boston, MA, 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to a new report from BRP, retailers must accommodate customers who “pre-shop” for merchandise online before they ever enter a store, want one-day or even same-day delivery, and expect […]

Baskin-Robbins adds new Winter Wonderland Cake and December Flavor of the Month, YORK® Peppermint Pattie to its lineup of treats this holiday season

Baskin-Robbins adds new Winter Wonderland Cake and December Flavor of the Month, YORK® Peppermint Pattie to its lineup of treats this holiday season   Invites guests to enjoy December lineup of treats that celebrate the classic flavors of the holiday season CANTON, Mass., 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty […]

SPAR Poland launches new mobile app

Poland, 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Poland has launched a new mobile app for both Apple and Android devices, providing customers with an additional sales and communication channel. The app’s slogan, “My App, my SPAR”, is a play on SPAR Poland’s new brand proposition, announced in October called, “My Neighbourhood, my SPAR”. The application […]

Smart & Final Stores management to participate at the Barclays Eat, Sleep, Play Conference in New York City

COMMERCE, Calif., 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SFS), the value-oriented food and everyday staples retailer, today (Dec. 4, 2017) announced that David Hirz, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Richard Phegley, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the Barclays Eat, Sleep, Play Conference to be held December 6 […]

Kroger’s QFC partners with Instacart to bring home delivery service in Puget Sound and Portland

CINCINNATI and BELLEVUE, Wash., 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — QFC, a division of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), today (12/4/2017) announced it is offering home delivery at a majority of its stores in both Puget Sound and Portland, through a partnership with Instacart, a nationally-recognized on-demand retail delivery service. The partnership supports two key drivers […]

Walgreens launches new multifaceted brand positioning and identity

Multifaceted campaign highlights the importance of care, trust and accessibility to Walgreens customers DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ —Walgreens and its customers have certainly changed since the first Walgreens drugstore opened in 1901, but one constant over that time is Walgreens legacy of care. That’s the foundation of a new, multifaceted brand positioning […]