Sephora rolls out new store concept in Spain

PARIS, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — First introduced in France, the new Sephora store concept is now available in Spain at two new flagship stores. Featuring innovative design, these hyper-connected stores bring customers a unique beauty experience in an unprecedented service-driven environment, perfectly expressing the beauty retailer’s Play, Share and Shop philosophy.  Following the tremendous success of […]

Bulgari and British footwear designer Nicholas Kirkwood collaborate on Serpenti Forever bag

PARIS, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — This fall, legendary jeweler Bulgari has invited British footwear designer Nicholas Kirkwood to revisit a line of accessories. The two Maisons have unveiled an exclusive collaboration, melding their savoir-faire for a distinctive reinterpretation of the Serpenti Forever bag. A symbol of wisdom, renewal and vitality, the snake is an iconic Bulgari motif.   Both talisman […]

ALDI now accepts Apple Pay, Android Pay and all other forms of contactless payment

Batavia, Ill., 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Committed to making grocery shopping smart, fast and easy, ALDI now accepts Apple Pay, Android Pay and all other forms of contactless payment. ALDI, known for its super speedy checkout process, will offer the new payment option at all of its nearly 1,700 stores nationwide. “We’re continually innovating […]

DDR provides assistance and support to its personnel in Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Maria

CLEVELAND, OH, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — DDR Corp. (NYSE: DDR) announced today that it continues the process of providing assistance and support to its personnel in Puerto Rico as well as assessing damage to its 12 assets from Hurricane Maria. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Puerto Rico during this challenging time. DDR is […]

CarMax Q2 2017 results: Net sales and operating revenues increased 9.7% to $4.39 billion

RICHMOND, Va., 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) today reported results for the second quarter ended August 31, 2017. Year-over-year highlights include: Net sales and operating revenues increased 9.7% to $4.39 billion. Used unit sales in comparable stores increased 5.3%. Total used unit sales rose 11.1%. Total wholesale unit sales increased 0.4%. CarMax Auto Finance (CAF) […]

Stanley Black & Decker to host Q3 2017 earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 24, 2017

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) will broadcast its third quarter 2017 earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. The call will begin at 8:00AM ET. A news release outlining the financial results will be distributed before the market opens on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. A slide presentation, which […]

Dusyma Kindergarten GmbH selects Intershop Commerce Suite to relaunch its e-commerce and content management system

Specialist for kindergarten supplies relaunches its online presence Focus on seamless integration and ease of use Planned expansion of customer loyalty and increase in online trading Jena, Germany, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dusyma Kindergarten GmbH is replacing its existing e-commerce and content management system with the Intershop Commerce Suite as the core of its new […]

GGP Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Michael B. Berman to retire; Heath R. Fear to succeed

CHICAGO, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — GGP Inc. (the “Company”)(NYSE: GGP) announced Michael B. Berman is retiring as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective on March 1, 2018, or such earlier date as mutually agreed. Mr. Berman joined the Company in December 2011. The Board of Directors appreciates Mr. Berman’s efforts and his […]

Toys“R”U now hiring for part-time holiday positions at stores and distribution centers across the country

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — As sleigh bells start to ring in the distance, Toys“R”Us®, a company focused on inspiring kids to play and grow, is seeking Team Members who are ready to become holiday heroes. Today, the company announced that it is now accepting job applications for part-time holiday positions at stores and distribution […]

Meijer rolls out Misfits program to help shoppers save money and reduce food waste

  Misfits program now available at all Meijer stores provides new option to save money and reduce food waste GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer has found a perfectly-imperfect fit for customers interested in reducing food waste and sacrificing aesthetics for savings. Meijer now offers a unique line of Misfits® produce that helps connect […]

PetSmart launches its 2017 Fall and Halloween Collections

Retailer Celebrates One of its Busiest Seasons with Halloween Costumes, Fall Varsity Line Toys, Treats, In-Store Events and More PHOENIX, AZ, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tomorrow (Sept. 22, 2017) officially marks the first day of Autumn, and to help usher in the season of ghosts and goblins and pumpkin spice-everything, PetSmart, the leading pet specialty […]

Albert Heijn: Freek Vonk neemt kinderen mee op ontdekkingstocht

Spaaractie laat kinderen wonderlijke natuur, dieren en bouwwerken zien Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn en dr. Freek Vonk starten een landelijke spaaractie waarin kinderen alles te weten komen over de wonderlijke plekken, natuur en dieren die de wereld te bieden heeft. Met je ogen open en oren gespitst op pad met […]

Newegg donates $75,000 to No Kid Hungry to help combat childhood hunger

Newegg donates $75,000 to No Kid Hungry to help combat childhood hunger Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the leading tech-focused e-retailer in North America and a growing force in global e-commerce, today announced that it made a $75,000 donation to No Kid Hungry to help combat childhood hunger. The donation […]

Carphone Warehouse becomes the exclusive UK retailer of smart phone for kids monqi®

monqi, exclusively available at Carphone Warehouse combines the fully featured Android device children want with the remote management and peace of mind parents want monqi has received the coveted Mumsnet Accredited award Available from early October, customers can register their interest in monqi from today (21st September, 2017) LONDON, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carphone […]

Debenhams manager Simon Weeks joined ‘cycle to work’ crusade for a military charity fundraiser

Local charity supporter, Simon Weeks goes the extra mile for Help for Heroes  LONDON, 2017-Sep-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — A local charity supporter went the extra mile for a military charity last week, cycling more than 60 miles in a unique fundraiser. Simon Weeks, a warehouse transition manager at Debenhams, rode from his home in […]

Debenhams announces former Wolves captain Jody Craddock to open the new Wolverhampton store on 12th October 2017

LONDON, 2017-Sep-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Debenhams has today announced that former Wolves star and captain Jody Craddock will be opening the new Wolverhampton store, alongside a specially chosen local hero on Thursday 12th October 2017. Craddock, who played for Wolverhampton Wanderers for ten years and was Captain when the team won the Championship to […]

SPAR supports Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017-Sep-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — With 328 days until the start of the Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships, of which SPAR is the principal sponsor, the organisers have announced that an unprecedented 75,000 tickets have already been sold for the six day event from 7-12 August. The championships will be staged as […]

Healthiest Employers names Kroger one of the “Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America”

Company ranks 38th on the annual list CINCINNATI, 2017-Sep-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) has been named one of the “Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America” by Healthiest Employers, LLC, an organization dedicated to evaluating employers’ efforts in corporate health. It is the second time in three years Kroger has been honored on […]

Taco Bell kicks off countdown toward National Taco Day

Taco Bell celebrates the most wonderful time of the year with season-long activities, including a holiday dinner at the Taco Bell Test Kitchen via OpenTable Irvine, Calif., 2017-Sep-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — For taco fans around the world, now is the most wonderful time of the year. This year Taco Bell is taking National Taco […]

Walgreens partners with Netflix actor Brandon Larracuente to launch “#ItEndsWithUs” campaign to raise awareness on opioid epidemic

Netflix actor Brandon Larracuente to announce campaign at WE Day UN in New York NEW YORK, 2017-Sep-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (20 September 2017), Walgreens, one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, launches its new campaign “#ItEndsWithUs” to educate teens nationwide on the opioid epidemic. The campaign will be unveiled by actor Brandon […]

Tesco announces partnerships with suppliers to tackle UN Sustainable Development Goal on food waste

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Sep-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco announces ground-breaking partnerships with suppliers to tackle UN Sustainable Development Goal on food waste. Speaking at a meeting of Champions 12.3 in New York today, Dave Lewis, CEO, Tesco announced partnership agreements with 24 of its largest food suppliers who will adopt the Sustainable Development Goal […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance to host Q4 2017 financial results conference call on 25 October 2017

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Sep-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) will release its fourth quarter and fiscal 2017 earnings results at 7 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday, 25 October 2017, followed by a one-hour conference call with Walgreens Boots Alliance management beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. The conference call will be […]

Argos launches its latest Star Wars™ toy range

Leading toy retailer, Argos, has celebrated the launch of its latest Star Wars™ toy range by sending the iconic BB8 into space, to a galaxy far, far away….  LONDON, 2017-Sep-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gliding 37,260m above Earth, BB8 was launched into the stratosphere to return top secret Imperial data to the Resistance, helping the good in […]

CVS strengthens its initiatives to battle opioid abuse

CVS Pharmacy expanding drug disposal collection program to 1,550 units with addition of kiosks at 750 retail pharmacies nationwide, adding to 800 units previously donated to law enforcement CVS Caremark enhancing opioid utilization management aligned with CDC Guideline for PBM clients and members, complementing measures already in place CVS Health Foundation adding $2 million commitment […]

Sequential Brands Group announces the appointment of Carolyn D’Angelo as President of Home division

Executive Brings Over 25+ Years Experience in Strategic Marketing, Licensing, and Brand Building NEW YORK, 2017-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) (“Sequential” or the “Company”), today announced Carolyn D’Angelo as President of Home reporting, directly to CEO Karen Murray. Ms. D’Angelo will oversee the Company’s brands in its home division, […]

Perry Ellis International enters into license agreement for accessories under the Savane® trademark in the USA and Canada

MIAMI. FL, 2017-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — (Nasdaq:PERY) — Perry Ellis International announced today that it has entered into a license agreement with Roma Industries LLC for  small leather goods and accessories, under the Savane® trademark in the USA and Canada. The collection will be available in specialty stores and online with a planned […]

CBRE 2018 global Urban Photographer of the Year competition: “Cities of Connections: People, Places, Perspectives”

‘Cities of Connections’ is Theme for 11th Annual Urban Photography Competition LOS ANGELES, CA, 2017-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE has launched its 2018 global Urban Photographer of the Year competition with the theme, “Cities of Connections: People, Places, Perspectives.” Now in its 11th year, the competition continues to grow, with last year’s contest attracting […]

CBL selects RetailNext as its smart property solution provider

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. & SAN JOSE, Calif., 2017-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE:CBL) today announced that it has entered into a partnership with RetailNext Inc., the worldwide leader in smart store retail analytics for optimizing shopper experiences. The comprehensive RetailNext platform will be deployed at two of CBL’s properties, Hamilton Place […]

INDONESIA: MPPA appoints Mr. William Travis Saucer as new CEO

JAKARTA, Indonesia, 2017-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — PT Matahari Putra Prima Tbk (“MPPA”) today announced the appointment of a new CEO, Mr. William Travis Saucer, who will serve with immediate effect for a period of twelve months. The Board strongly believes that Mr. Saucer, with his experience and familiarity of both the Indonesian retail market […]

Plus-size brand Carmakoma now part of ONLY

BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The plus-size brand Carmakoma was established in Denmark in 2008. “After having established ourselves on several international markets we were challenged on ways of financing our continuous development”, says Heidie Lykke, co-founder and former Director in Carmakoma. Finn Poulsen, Director, ONLY, comments: ”We see a great potential in […]