Asda’s latest Income Tracker May 2017: UK households’ discretionary income available per week down 1.9% from May 2016

Families across the UK had £194 of discretionary income in May, £4 per week less than the same month last year Families with the lowest income see the biggest reduction in disposable income Vehicle fuels and electricity show the greatest inflation year on year, with an increase of 7.5% and 7.7% respectively Asda’s pulse of […]

Asda colleague Julie McCaffery wins ‘Woman of the Year’ award for her commitment to improving logistics services at Asda distribution centres

Julie McCaffery from Dunipace has won a prestigious ‘Woman of the Year’ award in recognition of her efforts continually improving the logistics services at the Asda Grangemouth and Falkirk distribution centres. LEEDS, England, 2017-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The award was given at the Every woman in Transport and Logistics ceremony in London, where Julie […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. to host 2Q 2017 financial results conference call on Tuesday, July 25, 2017

DENVER, 2017-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) today (June 28, 2017) announced that it will host a conference call to discuss second quarter 2017 financial results on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 4:30 PM Eastern time. A press release with second quarter 2017 financial results will be issued at […]

Retail Industry Leaders Association praised nominations of Marvin Kaplan and William Emanuel to the NLRB

Arlington , VA, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (June 28, 2017), the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) praised the nominations of Marvin Kaplan and William Emanuel to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). President Trump nominated Kaplan who currently serves as a counsel at the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission and Emanuel, an attorney with […]

Intershop named as Company of the Year 2017 by Quadrant Knowledge Solutions

Intershop Commerce Suite praised for supporting multiple brands, countries, and touchpoints Intershop highlighted as best-in-class vendor with leadership in strategy, business, and growth performance excellence Jena, Germany, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop Communications AG has been recognized as Company of the Year 2017 in the global digital commerce platforms market by global market research […]

H&M brand Arket to open its first store in Stockholm in spring 2018

ARKET will open its first store in Stockholm (0 0 4 0 0 8 – 9 4 0 ) in spring 2018, following openings in London, Brussels, Copenhagen and Munich, and the launch of the online store in autumn 2017. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Located at Biblioteksgatan 9, in the heart […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance to purchase 2,186 stores, three distribution centers and related inventory from Rite Aid

New agreement replaces previous merger agreement with Rite Aid and proposed divestiture transaction with Fred’s DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jul-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) announced today (June 29, 2017) a new definitive agreement with Rite Aid Corporation under which Walgreens Boots Alliance will purchase 2,186 stores, three distribution centers and […]

British Land: Finastra to occupy three floors at 4 Kingdom Street, Paddington Central

London, 2017-Jul-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land announces today (June 29, 2017) that it has let three floors at 4 Kingdom Street, Paddington Central, to software company Finastra, and the office space is now 89% let or under offer. Finastra, formed in 2017 by the combination of Misys and D+H, develops software for financial […]

Whole Foods Market earns the Cage-Free Award from Compassion in World Farming

AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Jul-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (June 28, 2017) Whole Foods Market receives the Cage-Free Award from Compassion in World Farming (CIFW), an international nonprofit that promotes farm animal welfare and consumer transparency. Whole Foods Market representatives will accept the award at CIFW’s annual Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards ceremony, which recognizes industry […]

Whole Foods Market announces new Whole Foods Market 365 store in Weehawken, New Jersey

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., 2017-Jul-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market announced it has signed a new lease for a Whole Foods Market 365 store in Weehawken, New Jersey. This will be the first Whole Foods Market 365 location in New Jersey. The news was announced this morning during a groundbreaking ceremony in Lincoln Harbor […]

Zalando and BESTSELLER UNITED enter into joint venture agreement for shared ownership of FashionTrade.com

Zalando and BESTSELLER UNITED have entered into a joint venture agreement for the shared ownership of the B2B online fashion wholesale marketplace FashionTrade.com. BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-Jul-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — FashionTrade.com is at the forefront of digitising fashion wholesale using digital innovation and optimisation to improve everyday working processes that maximize customer profits. The company […]

Amazon: New animated series Niko and the Sword of Light to premiere on July 21 on Prime Video

New animated series, based on the motion graphic comic by Imaginism Studios, Inc. and Studio NX, features the voice talent of Tom Kenny, Andre Robinson, Steve Blum, Kevin Michael Richardson, Jim Cummings, and Kari Wahlgren SEATTLE, 2017-Jul-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (June 29, 2017) announced its original animated series for kids ages […]

Amazon: Third annual Prime Day will be a massive global deals event in 13 countries on Tuesday, July 11

China, India and Mexico join the celebration, making Prime Day a massive global deals event in 13 countries Prime members can enjoy 30 hours of deal shopping this year – with deals starting on July 10 at 6pm PT/9pm ET Nearly 40 percent of Lightning Deals worldwide will come from small businesses and entrepreneurs on […]

Amazon Studios: Comrade Detective to premiere August 4 exclusively on Amazon Prime Video

Romanian-filmed live action half hour action series features an all-star cast of unique voice over performances including Channing Tatum andJoseph Gordon-Levitt in the series’ leading roles SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Studios (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (June 29, 2017) announced Comrade Detective, a new half-hour live action series that will premiere August 4 exclusively […]

Amazon holds first-ever Boost with FBA summit for small business and entrepreneurs

Inaugural Boost Summit Brings Together More Than 1,000 Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses to Meet with Amazon Fulfillment by Amazon Empowers Small Businesses to Attract Prime Members and Grow their Business Half of Items Sold on Amazon are from Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (June 28, 2017) […]

Stanley Black & Decker to host 2Q 2017 earnings conference call on Monday, July 24, 2017

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., 2017-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) will broadcast its second quarter 2017 earnings conference call on Monday, July 24, 2017. The call will begin at 8:00AM EDT. A news release outlining the financial results will be distributed before the market opens on Monday, July 24, 2017. A […]

GGP to report 2Q 2017 financial and operational results on Wednesday, August 2, 2017

CHICAGO, 2017-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — GGP will report financial and operational results for the second quarter 2017 before the market opens on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. The company will host a conference call for investors and other interested parties on August 2, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. Central (9:00 a.m. Eastern). The information to be […]

The National Grocers Association calls for entries for its annual Creative Choice Awards

Winners will be revealed and highlighted at The NGA Show Arlington, VA , 2017-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The National Grocers Association (NGA) is calling for entries for its annual Creative Choice Awards to honor and recognize the best marketing and merchandising programs in the grocery industry. Creative Choice winners will be honored at […]

CBRE and PwC survey: 23% of companies have not yet started to implement the new lease accounting standards

Those who have begun implementation report greater-than-expected effort Los Angeles, 2017-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Twenty-three percent of companies have not yet started to implement the new lease accounting standards, nearly 18 months after they were promulgated by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), according to a new survey […]

CBRE recognized with Realcomm’s Digie award for its smart building solutions innovations

CBRE Recognized for “Best Use of Automation” for Second Consecutive Year Los Angeles, 2017-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE has earned Realcomm’s Digie award for its smart building solutions innovations.  This marks the second consecutive year that CBRE has been recognized by Realcomm, a worldwide research and event company focused on real estate technology, […]

PVH participated in the NYC Pride March 2017 as a Platinum Level Sponsor

Over 800 PVH associates and guests brought the “Runway to Pride” to Fifth Avenue with the company’s first-ever custom designed float. NEW YORK, 2017-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of the national celebration of Pride Month in the US, PVH participated in the NYC Pride March 2017 as a Platinum Level Sponsor on Sunday, […]

Nordstrom launches its 2017 Anniversary Sale marketing campaign

Russell Wilson, Ashley Graham, Taye Diggs And More Team Up With Nordstrom To Celebrate The Retailer’s One-Of-A-Kind Anniversary Sale SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading fashion specialty retailer Nordstrom, Inc. announced the launch of its 2017 Anniversary Sale marketing campaign, which debuts today in the U.S. and Canada. The company partnered with six artists, […]

Tesco now offers one hour grocery delivery service via Tesco Now app

CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — From 26 June customers will be available to order, via the new Tesco Now app, up to 20 items from a range of 1000 products. The range will include everyday products, such as fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, bakery goods and dairy, as well as pet, baby, […]

Starbucks Coffee Company signs licensing agreement with Alsea to develop and operate Starbucks® stores in Uruguay

SEATTLE and MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, 2017-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) today (June 26, 2017) announced a new licensing agreement with its long-time strategic partner Alsea, a leading restaurant operator in Latin America and Spain. The agreement grants Alsea the exclusive rights to develop and operate Starbucks® stores in Uruguay, with the […]

Nordstrom Rack at Bayshore Town Center in Glendale, Wisconsin scheduled to open in fall 2018

SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. announced today (June 22, 2017) plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at Bayshore Town Center in Glendale, Wisconsin. The approximately 26,800-square-foot store is scheduled to open in fall 2018. Bayshore Town Center is a 45-acre complex on the North Shore of Milwaukee featuring an assortment of […]

Wine.com on 1st place in the 6th edition of the e-Performance Barometer international rankings of wine websites

Bordeaux Business School study ranks Wine.com #1 on global stage   San Francisco, CA, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wine.com, the nation’s number one online retailer, received 1st place in the 6th edition of the e-Performance Barometer international rankings of wine websites conducted by the prestigious KEDGE Business School. The 2017 results were announced at […]

Rakuten and LIFULL enter the vacation rental business in Japan; establishes Rakuten LIFULL STAY, Inc.

Rakuten LIFULL STAY represents innovative step into sharing economy in Japan Tokyo, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Rakuten, Inc. and LIFULL Co., Ltd. today (June 22, 2017) announced that the two companies will enter the vacation rental business in Japan with the establishment of Rakuten LIFULL STAY, Inc., a subsidiary of RAKUTEN LIFULL STAY […]

LCP converts Miller House into an office-to-residential property; its first PDR scheme completed in the north-west of England

London, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading property investment group LCP has completed its first office-to-residential conversion in the north-west of England. LCP has created Miller House, a development of two one-bedroom apartments and four two-bedroom apartments on the first floor of a shopping parade in Church Road, Bebington. The residential scheme is the first […]

iD Mobile launches new campaign ‘#WeGotThis’ with and starring BAFTA award-winning actor Asim Chaudhry

Bafta-winning actor stars in mobile network’s new tongue-in-cheek campaign LONDON, 2017-Jun-22 — /EPR Retail News/ —iD Mobile is spreading happiness today with the launch of its new campaign ‘#WeGotThis’, created with and starring BAFTA award-winning actor Asim Chaudhry. Chaudhry brings his trademark deadpan humour to the launch film, ‘Control Room’, available to watch on iD Mobile’s […]

Signet Jewelers Limited appoints R. Mark Graf as an Independent Director

HAMILTON, Bermuda, 2017-Jun-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Signet Jewelers Limited (the “Company”) (NYSE: SIG), the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed R. Mark Graf as an Independent Director effective July 1, 2017. Mr. Graf currently serves as Chief Financial Officer at Discover Financial Services and […]