Baskin-Robbins announces third consecutive year of positive net new unit growth in the U.S.

LARGEST ICE CREAM SPECIALTY SHOP CONTINUES STRATEGIC U.S. MILITARY VETERAN RECRUITMENT IN 2016 CANTON, MA, 2017-Nov-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, announced its third consecutive year of positive net new unit growth in the U.S. In 2015, 19 net new U.S. shops opened across the country, […]

Baskin-Robbins signs store development agreements for three new ice cream shops in Banning and Temecula, California

RAND ALSO SEEKS OPERATOR FOR TURN-KEY FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE IN SAN DIEGO REGION CANTON, MA, 2017-Nov-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, announced today the signing of store development agreements with two franchise groups to develop three new ice cream shops in Banning and Temecula, Calif., over […]

Amazon devices now available at over 100 Whole Foods Market stores

Customers can now try and buy the latest Amazon devices at select Whole Foods Market locations AUSTIN, Texas and SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN) – As the gift-giving season approaches, Whole Foods Market and Amazon today announced that customers can now shop for Amazon devices such as the all-new Amazon Echo, Echo […]

Whole Foods Market announces its annual Sommelier Best in Class Holiday Wines for the holiday season

Holiday wine list curated by in-house Master Sommelier AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Nov-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market today announced its annual Sommelier Best in Class Holiday Wines for the holiday season. Devon Broglie, Master Sommelier, selected 10 wines to pair exceptionally well with the flavors and celebrations of the season. These carefully chosen bottles offer […]

Huggies and ShopRite donated half a million diapers to National Diaper Bank Network

Keasbey, New Jersey, 2017-Nov-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Huggies and ShopRite donated half a million diapers to kick off the holiday giving season on Monday, November 6. That’s when ShopRite and Huggies delivered 250,000 diapers to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey — a member of the National Diaper Bank Network. Another 250,000 diapers will […]

Taubman appoints Mayree C. Clark and Michael J. (“Mike”) Embler to its Board

Mayree C. Clark, Founding Partner of Eachwin Capital LP, and Michael J. Embler, former Chief Investment Officer for Franklin Mutual Advisers LLC, to Join the Board in January 2018 New Independent Directors Bring Significant Investor Stewardship, Public Company Board and Other Experience Company’s Restated By-Laws Amended, Board to Declassify by 2020 Annual Meeting Cia Buckley Marakovits Appointed to Nominating […]

Price Chopper/Market 32 and NewsChannel 13 celebrate successful Your Help Counts campaign for Hurricane Relief

SCHENECTADY, NY, 2017-Nov-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the month of September, customers at Price Chopper/Market 32 stores were invited to support the American Red Cross through the Your Help Counts campaign for Hurricane Relief. NewsChannel 13 joined the effort as a media partner to help raise awareness of the unprecedented destruction and cleanup […]

Perry Ellis appoints Jorge Narino as Interim Chief Financial Officer

MIAMI, 2017-Nov-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY) announced today the appointment of Jorge Narino as Interim Chief Financial Officer, reporting to Oscar Feldenkreis, CEO & President of Perry Ellis International. Mr. Narino is being elevated to the CFO role on an interim basis after serving Perry Ellis for 13 years, including in his current role as […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods announces 2017 holiday marketing and promotional plans

DICK’S is a one-stop destination for shoppers this holiday season with extended store hours, free shipping and doorbusters PITTSBURGH, P.A., 2017-Nov-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories, announced today its upcoming holiday marketing […]

Harris Teeter the 2017 recipient of the USO of North Carolina’s Teer Award

Company’s Commitment to Serving Military Members, Families Honored at Annual Gala Matthews, N.C., 2017-Nov-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Veteran’s Day, Harris Teeter announces the company’s recent honor of being named the 2017 recipient of the USO of North Carolina’s Teer Award which was presented during the USO of North Carolina’s annual Salute to […]

Starbucks to sell assets of the Tazo brand to Unilever for $384 million

Starbucks to sharpen its focus on its up-leveled tea strategy with Teavana, furthering its growth and innovation in the super premium tea category Seattle, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced entry into a definitive agreement for Unilever to acquire the assets of the Tazo brand including its signature recipes, intellectual property […]

Asda unveils its Christmas Imaginarium

Leeds, UK, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — ‘Tis the season for festive adverts and this Sunday evening (5th November), Asda is set to unveil its offer for 2017 with a journey into the magical world of Asda’s very own Christmas workshop – the Imaginarium. The 60 second ad will launch in the first ad break […]

Argos opens two new regional fulfilment centres in Birmingham and Reading

Will mean more products to more customers, faster than ever Two Regional Fulfilment Centres opened in Birmingham and Reading Added 200,000 sq ft of space improving Argos’s same / next day fulfilment capability on 35,000 products across the UK Argos’s Fast Track service increasingly popular with customers: sales through Fast Track delivery up 31%; sales […]

Argos launches its 2017 Christmas advertising campaign

Action-ready Argos elves pull out all the stops to help Santa deliver gifts in record time LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — UK retailer Argos launches its 2017 Christmas advertising campaign, breaking tonight with high profile spots during ITV’s Emmerdale and Channel 4’s Gogglebox. The 60 second TV commercial will transport millions of viewers to a magical Argos distribution […]

Toys“R”Us® and Babies“R”Us® announce special military discount from November 4-11

Retailer Celebrates Military Families Nationwide with Special In-Store Savings, Partnership with Select Naval Exchange Stores and More WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Each year the nation pauses to thank our country’s Military members for the numerous sacrifices they and their loved ones make throughout the year. While there are no words or dollars […]

KappAhl to hold Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 5 December 2017

Mölndal, Sweden, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — KappAhl AB’s (publ) Annual General Meeting will be held at 10.00 am on Tuesday 5 December 2017 at KappAhl’s head office, Idrottsvägen 14, Mölndal, Sweden. Notification to participate should be made, preferably by 12 o’clock noon, on Wednesday 29 November 2017.  At the Annual General Meeting the following […]

Whole Foods Market offers new selection from Four & Twenty Blackbirds pie shop this holiday season

AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — This holiday season, Whole Foods Market is offering a sweet new selection from cult-favorite Brooklyn-based pie shop, Four & Twenty Blackbirds. The nine-inch Bittersweet Chocolate Pecan Pie is available nationwide and made from a special recipe combining pecans and 72 percent bittersweet chocolate in a rich custard. […]

Walmart reinforced its commitment to be part of the solution to the nation’s prescription drug abuse crisis

Company pledges to continue measures in addressing the nation’s prescription drug abuse crisis BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart, including its 5,300 Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies, expressed support for the administration’s declaration of a public health emergency on opioids and reinforced the company’s commitment to be part of the solution to the […]

Walmart and the Italian Trade Agency launch new line of authentic Italian cuisine, Sam’s Choice Italia

Straight from Italy, retailer’s new line of pastas, sauces and other authentic items will have you saying ‘bravo’ BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart and the Italian Trade Agency have come together to cook up a line of authentic Italian cuisine for customers across the U.S. The new Private Brand line, Sam’s Choice […]

Tesco launches own label range of environmentally-friendly cleaning products, Eco Active

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brits are becoming more eco-conscious when it comes to using environmentally-friendly cleaning products for their homes. In the last year there has been a sharp rise in demand for eco-cleaning products with Tesco seeing a near 45 per cent rise in sales. However a 2017 […]

UK: Sainsbury’s earns the highest tier of accreditation in the government’s Disability Confident Programme

LONDON, 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Department for Work and Pensions has announced that Sainsbury’s has achieved Disability Confident Leader status – the highest tier of accreditation in the government’s Disability Confident Programme. Sainsbury’s, which employs over 190,000 colleagues, is the largest retailer to achieve this status. Largest retailer to achieve highest tier of […]

Sonic declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share of common stock

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share of common stock to be paid to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 8, 2017, with a payment date of November 17, […]

SONIC® Drive-In completes its ninth annual Limeades for Learning® fall voting campaign

Donation impacts 58,080 students in 288 cities across the country OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, completed its ninth annual Limeades for Learning® fall voting campaign on Sunday, Oct. 22. The campaign funded $1 million to 1,936 public school teacher projects over the four-week period. In partnership with DonorsChoose.org, this national […]

H&M’s image recognition tool now available in 13 markets

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M Image Search adds to a seamless shopping experience. Already available in 13 markets – and more to come – H&M’s image recognition tool helps fashion fans move directly from inspiration to purchase in the H&M app. Powered by the self-learning algorithms of image recognition technology, Image Search is a […]

British Land welcomes Gourmet Burger Kitchen and Let’s Sushi at Meadowhall

LONDON, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land, joint owner of Meadowhall, one of the UK’s premier shopping destinations, has announced that Gourmet Burger Kitchen and Let’s Sushi will join the line-up at the Oasis Dining Quarter to provide an even broader choice of food at the centre. Opening in November, Gourmet Burger Kitchen’s new […]

CVS Health Corporation to host Q3 2017 financial results conference call on Monday, November 6, 2017

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) will be holding a conference call on Monday, November 6, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. (ET) with analysts and investors to discuss its third quarter financial results. An audio webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion of the CVS Health website […]

Toys“R”Us® introduces Play Chaser its new, free-to-play, augmented reality (AR) app

Playtime Is On as The Company’s Free-to-Play AR App Rolls Out to Stores Nationwide  WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — From championing unstructured play for kids of all ages, to making its stores more than just a place to shop with Play Labs, Toys“R”Us® is continuing its mission to set play free with the introduction […]

Whole Foods Market to host National Hiring Day on November 2

Candidates can apply for jobs on-site and receive on-the-spot job offers AUSTIN, TEXAS, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is searching for passionate, food-focused candidates to join its team. On November 2, the grocer is hosting a National Hiring Day at all of its U.S. stores with a goal of hiring 6,000 new […]

JCPenney adds LEGO building bricks and playsets in its toy shops just in time for the holidays

Retailer identifies the hottest gifts on Santa’s list, quadruples toy count at JCPenney.com PLANO, Texas, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The countdown to Christmas is on and JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is helping Santa check off the best gifts on his list, starting with childhood-favorite LEGO® toys. Beginning in November, JCPenney will offer LEGO building bricks and […]

Ahold Delhaize announces the departure of its Chief eCommerce and Innovation Officer Hanneke Faber

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize announces today that Hanneke Faber, Chief eCommerce and Innovation Officer, has decided to leave the company at the end of December to pursue another career opportunity. A search for her successor is underway. Dick Boer, CEO Ahold Delhaize: “I want to thank Hanneke for her valuable […]