KIND kick-starts a conversation on what it takes to overcome the divisions that have torn America apart

Healthy snack company convenes filmmakers, thought leaders and the general public to capture the difference between being nice and being kind Three-time Academy Award winning cinematographer, Emmanuel Lubezki, lends his creative take in powerful video NEW YORK, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the launch of a powerful video that explores the courage it takes to be […]

Tax Free World Association re-elects Erik Juul-Mortensen as President

PARIS, France, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tax Free World Association Management Committee has re-elected Erik Juul-Mortensen as President of TFWA for a further year during its quarterly meeting on Friday, 8th December in Brussels. The vote was unanimous. Francis Gros will step down as TFWA Vice-President Conferences & Research as he is leaving Luxottica […]

Majid Al Futtaim held successful inaugural UAE National Ski and Snowboard Championships at Ski Dubai

Majid Al Futtaim held successful inaugural UAE National Ski and Snowboard Championships at Ski Dubai   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The inaugural UAE National Ski and Snowboard Championships at Ski Dubai witnessed extraordinary skiing and snowboarding performances by more than 130 home-grown snow sports athletes. Concluded recently, the first-of-its-kind event […]

Lenta announces the opening of its nineteenth hypermarket in Moscow

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its nineteenth hypermarket in Moscow. The new store is Lenta “standard” format hypermarket located in Vidnoe at Kashirskoe highway in Retail Park Vidnoe shopping mall. The store has […]

Burger King AsiaPac and Nexus Point to develop and strengthen the presence of the BURGER KING® brand in Taiwan

OAKVILLE, ON, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Burger King AsiaPac Pte. Ltd. (“BKAP”) and Nexus Point Management Limited (“Nexus Point”) announced today (December 12, 2017) a master franchise agreement to develop and strengthen the presence of the BURGER KING® brand in Taiwan. “Taiwan is one of the largest quick service restaurant markets in the […]

Rakuten opens its pro sports merchandise store Rakuten SPORTS ZONE featuring premium goods from NBA Legends

Rakuten opens its pro sports merchandise store Rakuten SPORTS ZONE featuring premium goods from NBA Legends   Featuring premium goods from NBA Legends TOKYO, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc., a global marketing partner of the National Basketball Association (NBA), today (Dec. 13, 2017) opened its pro sports merchandise store Rakuten SPORTS ZONE […]

Baskin-Robbins adds Winter Wonderland Cake to its expansive holiday ice cream cake lineup

Baskin-Robbins adds Winter Wonderland Cake to its expansive holiday ice cream cake lineup   CANTON, Mass., 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the holidays right around the corner, it can be hard to cross everything off your list in time. With gift shopping, meal planning, decorating and sending out holiday cards, there are too […]

Santa Fe Importers recalls pork salami products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials

WASHINGTON, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Santa Fe Importers, Inc. a Long Beach, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 143 pounds of pork salami products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal shavings, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Dec. 12, 2017). The pork salami items […]

PVH Corp. Ranks #25 Overall in 2nd Annual List of America’s Most JUST Companies

NEW YORK, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. [NYSE:PVH] today (Dec. 12, 2017) announced that it has been named one of America’s 100 Most JUST Companies by Forbes and JUST Capital. PVH ranks 25th on the overall JUST 100 list and 2nd in the Household Goods & Apparel category. The JUST 100 ranks America’s largest publicly traded companies based […]

SPAR India launches online campaign #SayYesToMillets

India, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Once a staple food source in India, Millets have fallen out of fashion over the last few decades – replaced by rice and wheat. Now, with the increase in diabetes and allergies such as gluten intolerance, this group of small seed grasses that have been widely cultivated as […]

Kroger partners with Chase Pay to offer mobile payments for online and in-lane purchases

Redesigning grocery payment experience enables seamless transactions while delivering cost savings for the future CINCINNATI, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. is teaming up with Chase Pay—the digital engagement wallet from JPMorgan Chase & Co.— to offer mobile payments starting with select retail markets and e-commerce programs in 2018. Kroger’s payment solutions are a part of […]

Colruyt Amay unveils new-generation Colruyt store

Colruyt Amay unveils new-generation Colruyt store   Halle, Belgium, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 13 December the renovated Colruyt Amay will open its doors after a few weeks of renovation work.The store has been completely rearranged and restyled into a new-generation Colruyt store. More efficient and pleasant shopping “During closure, we completely […]

Citycon announces equity repayment of EUR 0.0325 per share

Helsinki, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Citycon Oyj has today (12 December 2017) decided, on the basis of the authorisation by the Annual General Meeting 2017, that an equity repayment of EUR 0.0325 per share be distributed from the invested unrestricted equity fund of the company. The equity repayment […]

SSP opens Ritazza coffee shop in Glasgow Prestwick Airport

London, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, will be opening its first Ritazza coffee unit in Scotland at Glasgow Prestwick Airport. The coffee shop, which opened on 8th December, serves a range of hot and cold beverages from freshly brewed barista coffees and a […]

LuLu launches newly rebranded Private Label products

LuLu launches newly rebranded Private Label products   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — LuLu, the top retailer in the Middle East today (Dec 12,2017) launched their newly rebranded Private Label products during the ongoing SIAL ME 2018. LuLu products which was introduced 10 years back in select categories is today a […]

Carrefour signs the 2018 French Business Climate Pledge

Carrefour signs the 2018 French Business Climate Pledge   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour signed the 2018 French Business Climate Pledge alongside more than 90 other French companies. Carrefour’s commitments: -> Reduce the CO2 emissions generated by its stores throughout the world by 40% between now and 2025 (compared with 2010 levels), and […]

Amazon Web Services and Ningxia Western Cloud Data Technology announce technology partnership and the launch of AWS China (Ningxia) Region

AWS establishes strategic technology partnership with NWCD to expand infrastructure footprint in China Ningxia government welcomes the launch as a key economic development milestone; cites the region’s suitability for future large-scale cloud technology infrastructure projects With thousands of active customers in China using AWS China (Beijing) Region operated by Sinnet, those welcoming the new AWS Region include Aucma, BGI, […]

IKEA Group allocates $113 million into the retirement funds of 123,000 co-workers

Conshohocken, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA Group co-workers around the globe will receive a special thanks from the company as part of the IKEA Tack! retirement fund. IKEA recently announced that Tack!, which means ‘thank you’ in Swedish, will allocate $113 million* total into the retirement funds of 123,000 IKEA co-workers throughout its […]

NACS: Low gas prices continue to push consumer optimism to high levels

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Low gas prices continue to push consumer optimism to high levels and this optimism will likely translate into more holiday travel and shopping, according to the December 2017 NACS Consumer Fuels Survey. Low gas prices—which dropped 3 cents per gallon to $2.47—are a big reason for the […]

SUPERVALU launches refreshed e-commerce sites Powered by Instacart

SAN FRANCISCO and EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Instacart, the technology-driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service, and SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU), one of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the U.S., has entered into an exclusive multiyear contract. Under this agreement, SUPERVALU recently launched refreshed e-commerce sites Powered by Instacart for four of […]

AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 831,088 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM December 4, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING DECEMBER 8, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 831,088 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from December 4, 2017 up to and including December 8, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €18.55 per share for a total consideration of €15.4 million. These repurchases were made […]

Weingarten Realty Investor declares special cash dividend of $0.75 per common share

HOUSTON, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) announced today (12/11/2017) that its Board of Trust Managers declared a special cash dividend of $0.75 per common share payable on December 29, 2017 to shareholders of record on December 26, 2017. The Company estimates the special dividend will consist primarily of gains on dispositions […]

Foodstuffs North Island: New Zealand summer stonefruit season is here!

The summer stonefruit season is only 10 weeks long, from mid-December to March, but New Zealanders certainly make the most of it. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Figures from Summerfruit NZ show that in the 2016-17 season, New Zealanders consumed 4,064 tonnes of nectarines; 3,579 tonnes of peaches; 2,366 tonnes of […]

Advance Auto Parts and Interstate Batteries announce strategic partnership

New battery program offers unrivaled automotive aftermarket product assortment and availability at Advance Auto Parts and Carquest locations ROANOKE, Va. and DALLAS, Tex., 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP) and Interstate Batteries® announce a strategic partnership to better serve the changing needs of the automotive aftermarket with premium quality products, […]