JCPenney launches collection of JoJo Siwa apparel

Company appeals to “Siwanatorz” with a bright and colorful selection of apparel, bedding and bows promoting Siwa’s positive, anti-bullying outlook PLANO, Texas, 2018-Feb-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney (NYSE: JCP) is joining the JoJo Siwa craze and launching a line of licensed apparel dedicated to the 14-year-old Nickelodeon star and social media sensation. Available […]

BESTSELLER partners with local schools in Brande area to increase children’s overall well-being, motivation and learning

BRANDE, Denmark, 2018-Feb-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — BESTSELLER partners with local schools: A well-being project at the local schools in the Brande area – home of BESTSELLER’s main office –  will focus on setting the stage for children and young people to flourish and grow into strong and enabled young adults. Over the next three […]

CarMax ranks No. 34 in FORTUNE magazine’s 2018 100 Best Companies to Work For®

Company Now Offering Enhanced Benefits Including Paid Parental Leave RICHMOND, Va., 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — For 14 consecutive years, CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, has been named by FORTUNE magazine as one of its 100 Best Companies to Work For®. CarMax ranks No. 34 for 2018. “This award recognition is a direct result […]

CarMax opens its first store in New Hampshire

Company announces contributions to local nonprofit RICHMOND, Virginia, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc . (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars , today celebrated the grand opening of its first store in New Hampshire, located at 300 Keller Street in Manchester. With the opening of this store, CarMax now has a total of 187 […]

PetSmart implements a comprehensive action plan to provide pets with an even safer and more enjoyable experience in its grooming salons

PHOENIX, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, North America’s leading pet specialty retailer, has always been committed to the health and well-being of all pets. That’s why the company is implementing a comprehensive action plan to provide pets with an even safer and more enjoyable experience in its grooming salons. This plan, outlined below, goes […]

UK: Co-op opens new-look food store in Llandeilo

MANCHESTER, UK, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op has served-up a new-look food store in Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, following a near £700,000 investment. Children from Ysgol Gynradd Llandeilo Primary School Choir were among the guests of honour, along with Richard Hughes, President of the Rotary Club of Llandeilo, who joined the store team and helped to cut […]

Alshaya brands Starbucks and Babel recognised for their world-class customer service in Kuwait’s Public Relations Association’s annual awards

Shuwaikh, Kuwait, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Two brands operated by retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya, Starbucks and Babel, have been recognised for their commitment to providing world-class customer service in Kuwait’s Public Relations Association’s annual awards. The awards, under the patronage of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, […]

McDonald’s to improve its Happy Meal menu by 2022 as part of its commitment with Healthier Generation

Company expands commitment with Alliance for a Healthier Generation by setting bold goals in 120 markets around the world to evolve the Happy Meal menu OAK BROOK, Ill., 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (February 15, 2018), McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) announced an expanded commitment to families, supporting the company’s long-term global growth plan by leveraging its reach to impact children’s […]

The Home Depot® launches new tool that allows job applicants to self-schedule interviews as it seeks to fill more than 80,000 positions

ATLANTA, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot® has launched a new tool that allows job applicants to self-schedule in-person interviews as the company works to fill more than 80,000 positions for its busy spring selling season. Using the tool, which is available 24/7 on any device, candidates who have completed an application […]

Kroger opens its Culinary Innovation Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio

Company completes construction on new test kitchen and training facility in downtown Cincinnati CINCINNATI, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kroger (NYSE: KR) announced today it has opened its Culinary Innovation Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. “Kroger’s new Culinary Innovation Center is an exciting state-of-the-art test kitchen and education center,” said Daniel Hammer, Kroger’s vice […]

Ben & Jerry’s introduces new line of light ice cream without artificial sugar substitutes and with less fat and calories

New Moo-phoria offers fully satisfying flavors, with a fraction of fat and calories Burlington, VT, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — For ice cream lovers who only indulge on special occasions or limit themselves to a weekly treat, Ben & Jerry’s has created Moo-phoria™, a new line of light ice cream with satisfyingly euphoric flavors. Suddenly, Wednesday […]

Shop Your Way partners with fuboTV to bring live streaming video services to its members

Leading live streaming TV provider offers Shop Your Way members value incentive to ‘cut the cord’ HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shop Your Way’s ongoing effort to provide its members with unparalleled service options and money-saving benefits has expanded to yet another new category: live streaming video services. Shop Your Way, a […]

Carrefour Belgium enhances its app with new functions

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2018-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Belgium has added even more functions to its app in a bid to make life easier for its customers. No more printing out – everything happens online. We used to have plastic loyalty cards and paper discount coupons. Then we had computerised cards and coupons, but they […]

CBL Properties appoints Mike Harrison to EVP, operations and Alan Lebovitz to EVP, management

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2018-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL Properties (NYSE:CBL) today announced the appointment of Mike Harrison to executive vice president – operations and Alan Lebovitz to executive vice president – management. Commenting on the promotions, CBL’s president & CEO, Stephen Lebovitz, said, “Mike and Alan have established themselves as leaders within CBL in […]

Asda introduces new range of Easter treat hot cross buns

LEEDS, UK, 2018-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Easter, Asda has buns for everyone to enjoy, with a variety of flavours, shapes and sizes to suit every taste bud. With the introduction of some new varieties, including fudgy and chocolatey, and the return of familiar favourites including free from and extra fruity, Asda now has […]

Wakefern president and chief operating officer Joseph Sheridan appointed chairman of GS1 US Board of Governors

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J.,, 2018-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — GS1 US® has appointed Joseph Sheridan, president and chief operating officer, Wakefern Food Corp., as chairman of the GS1 US Board of Governors. Additionally, John W. Inwright, president and chief executive officer, Wendy’s Quality Supply Chain Co-op, Inc. (QSCC) and Mel Landis, senior vice president, Business Transformation, Coca-Cola North America, were […]

ShopRite and Price Rite Marketplace donates $117,500 to Maryland Food Bank

BALTIMORE, 2018-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Tuesday, Feb. 6, the Maryland Food Bank (MFB) family welcomed associates from ShopRite and Price Rite Marketplace stores during a special check presentation at a volunteer night in the food bank’s warehouse. The donation of $117,500 represents the annual ShopRite Partners In Caring contribution from 11 ShopRite and […]

Amazon announces fifth season of one-hour Prime Original series Bosch

Based on the best-selling Michael Connelly novels, Bosch season four will premiere Friday, April 13 SEATTLE, 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has greenlit a fifth season of the longest-running one-hour Prime Original Bosch. Executive Producers Eric Overmyer and Daniel Pyne are slated to team up as co-showrunners. Season four of the Emmy-nominated series will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video […]

The John Lewis Partnership welcomes Michael Herlihy as its new Partnership Secretary

LONDON, 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership today announced the appointment of Michael Herlihy as Partnership Secretary who joins on 16 April 2018. This follows the departure of Keith Hubber, who left in January after three years at the Partnership. Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, said: ‘I […]

Lowe’s to fill more than 53,000 jobs on its first National Hiring Day, Feb. 21

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s is looking for people with customer service experience who have a passion for helping people love where they live. With a goal of filling more than 53,000 jobs, Lowe’s stores nationwide will open their doors to candidates from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Feb. 21 during the company’s first National […]

Intershop welcomes Markus Klahn to its Management Board

Jena, Germany, 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop Communications AG (ISIN: DE000A0EPUH1), a leading provider of e-commerce solutions, today announced changes to its Management Board. As of April 9, 2018, Markus Klahn will join the current Management Board of Dr. Jochen Wiechen and Axel Köhler as COO (Chief Operating Officer). As such, Mr. Klahn will […]

Rite Aid pharmacies are currently stocked with flu shots

Camp Hill, Pa., 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — In response to a flu season that health experts are calling one of the most severe in the past decade, Rite Aid is making sure its pharmacies are stocked with flu shots. The effort comes as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Friday […]

Dollar General announces the appointment of Tim McGuire and Ralph Santana to its board of directors

Company Increases Board Size to 10 Goodlettsville, Tenn., 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (February 13, 2018), Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced the appointment of Tim McGuire and Ralph Santana to its board of directors effective February 12, 2018. “Dollar General is excited to welcome Tim and Ralph to its board of directors,” […]

Etos drugstore expands its My Etos loyalty program with Gift Savings

Zaandam, Netherlands, 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Etos, our drugstore brand in the Netherlands, announced yesterday that it is expanding its My Etos loyalty program with a new feature called Gift Savings. The new option allows customers to earn a reward point for each euro they spend at Etos. For every 100 points, customers […]

Albert Heijn to open its first checkout-free AH to go store in Amsterdam this summer

Zaandam, The Netherlands, 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn will this summer open its first checkout-free AH to go store as it looks to make the shopping experience more convenient and personal. The store, the first of its kind in the Netherlands, will be located at a high-traffic location in Amsterdam and will be deployed with “tap […]

Whole Foods Market 365 to open a new store in East Austin

AUSTIN, Texas, 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market today announced it has signed a lease for a new Whole Foods Market 365 store in East Austin. This will be the second Whole Foods Market 365 store in the Austin area, joining the Cedar Park location that opened in April 2017. This approximately 30,000 […]

Morrisons announces long-term franchise and wholesale supply agreement with SandpiperCI

Bradford, UK, 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons is today announcing a new, long-term franchise and wholesale supply agreement with SandpiperCI, an operator of 43 mini supermarkets and convenience stores in the Channel Islands. Most sites will convert into Morrisons Daily stores and be supplied with both Morrisons own brand as well as branded products. […]

CBRE recognized as a 2018 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2018-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) has been recognized as a 2018 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. This is the fifth year in a row CBRE has achieved this recognition. “Our clients trust […]

Co-op to give a £1M makeover to its food store in Olney, Buckinghamshire

MANCHESTER, UK, 2018-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op is set to serve-up a new-look food store in Olney, Buckinghamshire, with a £1M investment The 7,000 sq. ft. food store, located in Stanley Court, Olney, has embarked on a major makeover and will bring a funding boost locally through its Membership scheme – Members receive a 5% […]

PETSMART® And PETSMART Charities® to host National Adoption Weekend, Feb. 16 – 18

Add Some Love to Your Home by Adopting a Shelter Pet; Save a Life and Change Your Own PHOENIX, 2018-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, PetSmart Charities and thousands of animal welfare partners across the U.S. and Canada will have lots of love in store this February. From February 16 – 18, adorable, adoptable pets […]