GameStop Q2 2017 results: Total global sales increased 3.4% to $1.69 billion

Continued strength in Nintendo Switch sales helps drive a 1.9% increase in same store sales Collectibles sales grow 36.1% Global omnichannel sales increase 86.2% GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, today (Aug. 24, 2017) reported […]

REI invested $1 million in organizations that create opportunities to connect women and girls to nature

New $500,000 Force of Nature Fund supports 26 nonprofits across the country  Over 500 organizations responded to REI’s call for submissions SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its commitment to create access to the outdoors for all, REI has invested $1 million in organizations across the country that are creating opportunities to […]

Kroger to host Q2 2017 earnings conference call on September 8, 2017

CINCINNATI, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today (Aug. 25, 2017)  that it will host its second quarter 2017 earnings conference call at 10 a.m. EDT on Friday, September 8, 2017.  Our management team will comment on Kroger’s financial and operational results for the second quarter 2017. The presentation […]

LCP: Prime Point development in the Black Country is ready for occupation

London, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first unit at a multi-million pound speculative development in the Black Country has been completed three months ahead of schedule. The 20,000 sq ft unit – Building A – at Prime Point, which is being developed by LCP, the leading national property, investment and management company, at its […]

NCR and Performance Food Group Company to introduce NCR Silver POS solution to restaurants throughout the U.S.

Strategic relationship will introduce NCR Silver to new group of independent restaurants DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, and Performance Food Group Company (PFG) (NYSE: PFGC), a leading food service supplier, have entered into a strategic referral relationship to bring NCR Silver™, the cloud-based point-of-sale (POS) solution, to […]

NCR announces Court approval of the consent decree settlement to resolve the Wisconsin Fox River environmental cleanup

DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) today (August 24, 2017) announced Court approval of the consent decree settlement it entered into in January 2017 with the United States Government and the State of Wisconsin to effectively resolve the Wisconsin Fox River environmental cleanup and related Superfund litigation. “Approval of […]

The Bon-Ton Stores elects William Tracy to its Board of Directors

MILWAUKEE, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT) today (August 25, 2017) announced its Board of Directors has elected William Tracy to its Board, effective August 25, 2017.  Mr. Tracy will also begin his role of President and Chief Executive Officer of The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. on August 25 after serving as the company’s Chief Operating Officer of Bon-Ton since July 2015. Debra Simon, […]

Lindex to raise funds for WaterAid

Lindex to raise funds for WaterAid   Sweden, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Starting August 24, customers who shop in Lindex stores will be offered to round up their purchase in favour of WaterAid. The collected money will go to WaterAid’s important work to improve access to clean water and sanitation in the world’s […]

Charlotte Tilbury brings her revolutionary makeup brand to the Middle East with her largest store opening at The Avenues, Kuwait

Charlotte Tilbury brings her revolutionary makeup brand to the Middle East with her largest store opening at The Avenues, Kuwait   Charlotte Tilbury launches her award-winning makeup revolution in the Middle East starting with opening her largest store in the world. Kuwait, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Charlotte Tilbury, the world’s number one makeup […]

Kesa Molotsane wins the inaugural Grand Prix series of the Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge

South Africa, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesa Molotsane (KPMG) had a classy run in the inaugural Grand Prix series of the Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge on Sunday, August 20, winning in a convincing time of 34.21, followed by Rutendo Nyahora and Irvette van Zyl. In the penultimate race on the SPAR Grand Prix, […]

ShopRite and Huggies partner to donate half-million diapers to the National Diaper Bank Network

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — ShopRite is partnering with the Huggies Brand on a plan to donate up to a half-million diapers to the National Diaper Bank Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing diapers to babies in need. ShopRite and Huggies will donate a day’s worth of diapers to the National Diaper […]

HBC President Don Watros to leave the company

TORONTO & NEW YORK, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — HBC or the “Company” (TSX: HBC) today (August 24, 2017) announced Don Watros has made the decision to leave HBC effective September 29, 2017. “With a seasoned leadership team in place in Europe and our plans to bring Hudson’s Bay to the Netherlands and Saks OFF 5TH to Europe coming to fruition, the time is […]

Sprouts Farmers Market to participate at the Goldman Sachs 24th Annual Global Retailing Conference

PHOENIX, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM) today (8/24/2017) announced that Amin Maredia, chief executive officer, and Brad Lukow, chief financial officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs 24th Annual Global Retailing Conference at the Plaza Hotel in New York, NY.  The presentation will begin at 2:25 PM EDT on September […]

NEUERÖFFNUNGEN MIGROS CITY

NEUERÖFFNUNGEN MIGROS CITY   Zürich, Switzerland, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Das Einkaufszentrum Migros City trumpft mit neuen Fachgeschäften, bietet Services nach Mass und begrüsst Neumieter aus Gastronomie, Confiserie und Dienstleistungen. Am 31. August feiert der erste Micasa home in Zürich Premiere. Viel Neues an der Zürcher Löwenstrasse: Im Einkaufszentrum Migros City wird vom Untergeschoss […]

Nordstrom brings its Reserve Online & Try In Store service to nearly 40 stores across the country

SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. announced that it has expanded its Reserve Online & Try In Store service to nearly 40 stores across the country; following a pilot in six stores. Reserve Online & Try In Store allows customers to select items online and try them on in person at their nearest Nordstrom store, combining the convenience of shopping […]

Wine.com expands efforts to innovate and leverage technology to enhance consumers experience with new website and mobile App

San Francisco, CA,, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wine.com, the nation’s leading online wine retailer, has raised $15M from existing investors to capitalize on accelerating growth.  The profitable etailer, now over $100M in annual revenue, grew 25% in the quarter ending June 30, double its 5-year average annual growth rate.  Simultaneously, the company is announcing […]

Carrefour holds in-store nutrition and well-being information days

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour has long been committed to enabling as many of its customers as possible to enjoy healthy eating on a day-to-day basis and is stepping up its awareness-raising initiatives. So following on from its “Well-being for everyone” platform and its “My recipe ideas” application, Carrefour is now holding […]

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation commits at least $1 million to support Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts

Donations and needed supplies to assist organizations leading Gulf Coast relief efforts BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — In anticipation of Hurricane Harvey, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have made a commitment to provide support for relief efforts through cash and product donations of at least $1 million to organizations helping in response […]

Amazon: second season of half hour series Fleabag to premiere in 2019 on Prime Video

SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Aug. 25, 2017) announced it will offer a second season of the half hour series Fleabag with series creator, Phoebe Waller-Bridge (A Star Wars Story: Untitled Han Solo Film), returning as writer and star. Waller-Bridge can also be seen in the upcoming untitled Han Solo “Star Wars” anthology film and will serve […]

Amazon to create more than 2,000 full-time jobs for its new fulfillment center in North Randall, Ohio

New 855,000-square-foot facility will create more than 2,000 full-time jobs SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Aug. 25, 2017) announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in North Randall, Ohio, which will create more than 2,000 full-time associate roles with benefits and opportunities to engage with Amazon Robotics in a highly technological […]

Lowe’s announces $500,000 contribution to American Red Cross Disaster Relief to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Lowe’s announces $500,000 contribution to American Red Cross Disaster Relief to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey   MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — In response to the widespread devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Lowe’s announced today (Aug. 26, 2017) a $500,000 contribution to American Red Cross Disaster Relief to help the Red Cross […]

US Foods Scholars: New program that awards financial support and professional development opportunities to students Pursuing Careers in the Culinary Arts

US Foods Scholars: New program that awards financial support and professional development opportunities to students Pursuing Careers in the Culinary Arts   US Foods Scholars to Award Scholarships and Professional Development Opportunities to Students Pursuing Careers in the Culinary Arts ROSEMONT, Ill., 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods (NYSE: USFD) is pleased to announce the creation of US […]

Dunkin’ Brands publishes its 2015-2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report

CANTON, MA, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, has published its 2015-2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report. The report provides a detailed overview of the company’s ongoing efforts to source ingredients responsibly, reduce energy use in corporate holdings, provide more menu transparency […]

Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market will close on Monday August 28, 2017

Seattle, Wash. & Austin, Texas, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon and Whole Foods Market today (August 24, 2017) announced that Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market will close on Monday August 28, 2017, and the two companies will together pursue the vision of making Whole Foods Market’s high-quality, natural and organic food affordable for […]

Apple to build new data center in Waukee, Iowa; facility will run entirely on renewable energy

Facility Outside Des Moines Will Run on 100 Percent Renewable Energy Des Moines, Iowa, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple today (AUGUST 24, 2017) announced plans to build a 400,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art data center in Waukee, Iowa, to better serve North American users of iMessage, Siri, the App Store and other Apple services. Like all […]

Perry Ellis International Q@ 2018 results: Total revenues of $207 million and rising 2.5% from $202 million in 2017

MIAMI, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY) today (August 24, 2017) reported results for the second quarter ended July 29, 2017 (“second quarter of fiscal 2018”).  Second quarter results reflected increases across key financial metrics including increased total revenues and expansion in gross margin, which led to a more than […]

CBL & Associates Properties declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.265 per share on its common stock

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL) today (8/24/2017) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend for the Company’s Common Stock of $0.265 per share for the quarter ending September 30, 2017. The dividend is payable on October 16, 2017, to shareholders […]

Dollar Tree Q2 2017 results: Consolidated Sales Increased 5.7% to $5.28 Billion

Enterprise Operating Margin Improved 80 Basis Points to 7.9%  Diluted Earnings per Share Increased 36.1% to $0.98 vs. $0.72  Enterprise Same-Store Sales Increased 2.4%  Same-Store Sales by Segment: Dollar Tree +3.9%, Family Dollar +1.0% CHESAPEAKE, Va., 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores, today (August 24, 2017) reported results for its second fiscal quarter […]

ENGLAND: The Co-op to relaunch two stores in Barrow in Furness and Dalton in Furness in September

Two stores in Barrow in Furness and Dalton in Furness set to unveil new look following £1.4 million refits MANCHESTER, England, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op’s investment in Cumbria is set to top £4.5 million as it prepares to relaunch two stores in Barrow on Furness and neighbouring Dalton in Furness during early […]

ENGLAND: The Co-op opens new stores in Chelmsford, Walthamstow and Hornchurch; will create 50 jobs for local people

MANCHESTER, England, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op is investing £2.2 million in the region by opening brand new stores in Chelmsford, Walthamstow and Hornchurch, which together will create 50 jobs for local people. Chelmsford’s new store, situated on New Street, is set to open its doors on Thursday 31 August, whilst Walthamstow’s Co-op on Blackhorse Lane […]