Carrefour Italia earns Top Employer certification for 2018

Carrefour Italia earns Top Employer certification for 2018   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2018-Feb-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 1 February 2017, the Top Employers Institute announced the results of its annual investigations into a wide selection of Italian employers and the conditions that they provide for their employees. We are delighted to inform you that our […]

Belk launches its sixth annual Southern Designer Showcase

Belk launches its sixth annual Southern Designer Showcase   Winning Designs to be Sold at Belk and on Belk.com in Spring 2019 Charlotte, N.C., 2018-Feb-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Belk announced the launch of its sixth annual Southern Designer Showcase, seeking fashion designers who have a deep connection to the South and want […]

Woolwich Estate in south east London joins the portfolio of British Land’s Local retail centres

LONDON, 2018-Feb-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land is pleased to announce that it has acquired the Woolwich Estate, covering 4.9 acres in south east London for a headline price £103 million representing a net initial yield of 4.1%. This acquisition is in line with our strategy of focusing on well-connected, mixed use assets […]

National Retail Federation announces the appointment of Christian Beckner to head its cybersecurity program

WASHINGTON, 2018-Feb-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today (February 9, 2018) announced that it has hired Christian Beckner, a top Washington cybersecurity think tank expert and former U.S. Senate homeland security advisor, to head its cybersecurity program that helps retailers protect sensitive consumer data nationwide. “Protecting consumer data is one of […]

Asda introduces a NEW Love Heart Pizza – the perfect meal for a cheesy night in on Valentine’s Day

Asda introduces a NEW Love Heart Pizza – the perfect meal for a cheesy night in on Valentine’s Day   Asda launches Love Heart Pizzas to help customers share more love on the most romantic day of the year Leeds, UK, 2018-Feb-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Is your other half the object of your […]

UNIQLO to open its first Maryland location at Pike & Rose in Montgomery County

Pike & Rose Continues to Build Momentum as International Apparel Merchant Joins Growing List of Retail, Restaurant, Residential, Hotel and Office Tenants ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Feb-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) announced today (Feb. 7, 2018) that global retailer UNIQLO will open its first Maryland location and third in the Washington D.C. metro area at Pike & Rose, a […]

Ready Training Online and NACS release convenience store customer service training module, Be Our Guest

​ELIZABETHTOWN, PA, 2018-Feb-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ready Training Online (RTO), together with NACS, the association that advances the convenience and fuel retailing industry, is announcing the release of the online training module, Be Our Guest. This convenience store customer service training module is an update to the DVD series previously produced and distributed […]

Great Place to Work and FORTUNE recognize Old Navy as one of the 2018 Best Workplaces for Giving Back

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2018-Feb-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have honored Old Navy as one of the 2018 Best Workplaces for Giving Back. The ranking considered more than 385,000 employee surveys from companies across the U.S. Great Place to Work, a research and consulting firm, evaluated more than 50 elements of […]

Rite Aid the one-stop shop to make sweethearts swoon this Valentine’s Day

Camp Hill, Pa., 2018-Feb-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid is helping Cupids everywhere this Valentine’s Day by offering a wide assortment of gifts, cards and giftwrap to celebrate the season of love. Visit any Rite Aid location for one-stop shopping and gifts guaranteed to make sweethearts swoon this Valentine’s Day. Sweet Confections Nothing says […]

Rite Aid updates on the progress of its plans to sell stores to Walgreens Boots Alliance

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2018-Feb-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today (Feb. 8, 2018) provided an update on the progress of its plans to sell stores to Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) pursuant to the previously disclosed Amended and Restated Asset Purchase Agreement, dated as of September 18, 2017 (the “Asset Purchase […]

Meijer helps customers celebrate Chinese New Year with easy-to-make recipes

Meijer helps customers celebrate Chinese New Year with easy-to-make recipes   Meijer chefs share simple recipes to help you celebrate the Year of the Dog Grand Rapids, Mich., 2018-Feb-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Spring Festival of Chinese New Year kicks off on Feb. 16, celebrating the Year of the Dog. Although celebrations vary by […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to bring 210 jobs with the opening of four new stores in February

The retailer will celebrate with four grand opening celebrations PITTSBURGH, 2018-Feb-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening four new DICK’S Sporting Goods stores in February. DICK’S will now have 721 DICK’S Sporting Goods stores nationwide in 47 states. The new […]

Paradies Lagardère to treat lucky customers with a free meal during Random Acts of Kindness Week 2018

Paradies Lagardère to treat lucky customers with a free meal during Random Acts of Kindness Week 2018   Passengers dining at participating restaurants may be treated to a free meal ATLANTA, 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the North American travel retail and restaurateur leader, today (February 06, 2018) announced a special thank […]

Foodstuffs North Island to develop one of New Zealand’s largest office and distribution centres at The Landing Business Park, Auckland Airport

Designed for our future and to deliver great value for customers at PAK’nSAVE, New World, Four Square, Gilmours, Liquorland and Fresh Collective Construction starts in 2018 with completion scheduled for late 2020, as next stage of Foodstuffs’ nearly 100-year commitment to New Zealand AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs North Island […]

PetSmart launches its Valentine’s Day Pet Collection

National Retail Federation Indicates Eight Percent Increase in Consumer Spending for Valentine’s Day, Including on Pets PHOENIX, 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — To celebrate the month of love, PetSmart, the leading pet specialty retailer in North America, is launching its Valentine’s Day Pet Collection with a wide variety of items for pet parents to celebrate and […]

GameStop welcomes new Chief Executive Officer Michael K. Mauler

GameStop welcomes new Chief Executive Officer Michael K. Mauler   GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dan DeMatteo, Executive Chairman of GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), on behalf of the Board of Directors, announced today (Feb. 06, 2018) that Michael K. Mauler has been appointed as the Company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Mauler will also […]

Dunkin’ Donuts to eliminate all polystyrene foam cups in its global supply chain beginning in spring 2018

Dunkin’ Donuts to eliminate all polystyrene foam cups in its global supply chain beginning in spring 2018   New double-walled paper cups to phase into U.S. restaurants beginning spring 2018 CANTON, MA, 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its commitment to serve both people and the planet responsibly, Dunkin’ Donuts, a leading […]

Lindex unveils Art Meets Fashion collection in collaboration with eight young artists

Lindex unveils Art Meets Fashion collection in collaboration with eight young artists   Sweden, 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a unique collaboration with eight young artists, Lindex presents “Art Meets Fashion” — an inspirational and expressive fashion collection that merges two different art forms. The collection is based on contemporary art created by […]

Debenhams unveils plus size model Joann Van Den Herik as the new face and body of its SS18 Gorgeous DD+ lingerie collection

Debenhams unveils plus size model Joann Van Den Herik as the new face and body of its SS18 Gorgeous DD+ lingerie collection   LONDON, 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Debenhams has unveiled plus size model Joann Van Den Herik as the new face and body of its SS18 Gorgeous DD+ lingerie collection with a shoot, […]

The Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS now accepting submissions

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS, taking place July 7-8, 2018, will once again fill the streets of downtown Buffalo with delicious morsels from over 55 restaurants and food trucks, and six wineries, and wants you to capture its essence in art. As Buffalo gets ready […]

Stater Bros. participates in the AHA/ASA’s “Life is Why We Give” campaign to raise funds in the fight against heart disease and stroke

Stater Bros. has raised over $5.4 MILLION in the fight against heart disease and stroke  SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA, 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stater Bros. is proud to continue its longstanding tradition of giving back to the communities it serves by supporting the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) in furthering its mission to build […]

Kohl’s extends its partnership with Penfield Children’s Center in Milwaukee

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 140,000 Kohl’s associates are committed to service—whether it’s in one of more than 1,100 stores nationwide, at corporate headquarters or in the community—our team is committed to making a difference. Through our Kohl’s Volunteer Program, Kohl’s associates donate their personal time to make a difference […]

Raley’s Food For Families holiday bag drive raised 3,759,535 meals, a 29% increase over last year

This year’s donation marks a 29 percent increase over last year, and totals nearly $4 million worth of donated food. Fair Oaks, CA, 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — For more than 140,000 families in communities surrounding Raley’s stores, this holiday season was a more fulfilling one. This year’s annual Raley’s Food For Families holiday […]

Kroger to sell 762 convenience store business to EG Group for $2.15 billion

CINCINNATI and BLACKBURN, United Kingdom, 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and EG Group, a privately-held petrol forecourt convenience store retailer based in Blackburn, Lancashire, United Kingdom, today (Feb. 5, 2018) announced a definitive agreement for the sale of Kroger’s convenience store business unit to EG Group for $2.15 billion. The companies […]

SSP UK names its new Charity of the Year Macmillan Cancer Support

SSP UK names its new Charity of the Year Macmillan Cancer Support   LONDON, 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP UK, a leading provider of food and drink concessions in travel locations, has named Macmillan Cancer Support as its new Charity of the Year. Macmillan provides emotional, practical, financial and medical support to people […]

Carrefour to suspend wild bass sales during its breeding period

Carrefour to suspend wild bass sales during its breeding period   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour’s aim is to become the leader of the food transition. Increasing our selection of sustainable fishing products is in line with this aim. Carrefour has set itself the target of selling the widest range of responsibly-caught […]

K Group: All Pirkka cosmetic products are free of microplastics since 1 January 2018

K Group: All Pirkka cosmetic products are free of microplastics since 1 January 2018   Helsinki, Finland, 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cosmetic products often use small microbeads that are able to pass through wastewater treatment facilities to water bodies. Microplastics are an environmental risk in waterways due to their longevity. In 2017, K Group […]

Marks & Spencer announces partnership with data science company, Starcount

LONDON, 2018-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer today (06 February 2018) announces the appointment of data science company, Starcount, as part of its ongoing programme of change under its five-year transformation plans. The partnership will help enhance customer understanding and insight through personalisation of M&S’ loyalty and CRM programmes including M&S’s Sparks Card. […]

MinuteClinic announces no cost “Know Your Numbers” heart health screenings this February

Four days of screenings offered at no cost to support women’s heart health and the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women® movement Woonsocket, RI, 2018-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health (NYSE:CVS), is offering no cost “Know Your Numbers” heart health screenings at its more than 1,100 locations […]

CVS Health extends its commitment to women’s health with no cost “Know Your Numbers” heart health screenings at MinuteClinic

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2018-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its continued support of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today ( February 5, 2018) extended its commitment to women’s health by offering no cost “Know Your Numbers” heart health screenings at MinuteClinic, the company’s retail medical clinic, every […]