Macy’s, Inc. to host national holiday hiring event from Sept. 28-Sept. 29; will hire 80,000 seasonal associates

CINCINNATI, 2017-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today announced plans to hire approximately 80,000 seasonal associates for positions at its Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores, call centers, distribution centers and online fulfillment centers nationwide for the 2017 Christmas and holiday season. The company also announced its national holiday hiring event, expanding to two […]

Richard Quinn’s H&M Design Award 2017 collection will be available this October

= Richard Quinn’s H&M Design Award 2017 collection will be available this October   By blending demi-couture skills with 1960s upholstery and a twist on shape and silhouette, St Martins MA graduate Richard Quinn won the 2017 H&M Design Award, and has now also produced a collection in collaboration with H&M that will be available […]

Inditex Group: revenue rose by 11.5% in the first half of 2017 to €11.7 billion

Inditex Group: revenue rose by 11.5% in the first half of 2017 to €11.7 billion   During the past 12 months, Inditex has generated more than 11,000 new jobs, 2,933 of which are in Spain First-half revenue amounted to €11.7 billion Like-for-like sales growth was 6% in the first half, and were positive across all […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods supports number of winter athletes on their quest to be part of Team USA

PITTSBURGH, 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the official sporting goods retail sponsor of Team USA, announced today (September 19, 2017) its roster of winter U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Contenders that are being supported by the Company through flexible employment or sponsorship agreements. Headlining the roster of 41 U.S. Winter Olympic […]

Kering again the Industry Leader in the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index – ‘Textiles, Apparel & Luxury Goods’ sector

London, 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering has been recognised for the 3rd time as the Industry Leader in the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) in the ‘Textiles, Apparel & Luxury Goods’ sector. Considered as the standard for measuring corporate sustainability, the DJSI awarded Kering the top score overall for its environmental and social […]

The Children’s Place to ring the Nasdaq Opening Bell to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its market listing

SECAUCUS, N.J., 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Children’s Place, Inc.(Nasdaq:PLCE), the largest pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America, will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its Nasdaq stock market listing on September 19th. In honor of this event, Jane Elfers, President and Chief Executive Officer, will ring the Opening Bell at 9:30 AM Eastern Time. Ms. Elfers stated, “We […]

Nordstrom opens its doors to its new CF Sherway Gardens store; its third location in Toronto

SEATTLE, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading fashion retailer Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) opened the doors this morning to its new CF Sherway Gardens store, making it the third location in Toronto following openings at CF Toronto Eaton Centre and Yorkdale Shopping Centre last fall. The two-level, 140,000 square-foot store offers customers five shoe departments, a full-service bistro-style restaurant and bar, a […]

Marks and Spencer: Jill McDonald new Managing Director, Clothing, Home & Beauty to start on 2nd October 2017

London, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Further to the announcement made on 3rd May 2017, and in accordance with paragraph 9.6.12 of the Listing Rules, Marks and Spencer Group plc today (13 Sep 2017) confirms that Jill McDonald will take up the new position of Managing Director, Clothing, Home & Beauty on 2nd October […]

Mall of Switzerland: a destination for fashionistas of all ages

Mall of Switzerland: a destination for fashionistas of all ages An array of international fashion brands join the Mall with the fist Original Penguin store opening in Switzerland Zurich/Ebikon, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the opening of the Mall of Switzerland in Ebikon (Lucerne) on 8 November 2017, central Switzerland gets not only the […]

Legendary Cher and rap icon Future come together for Gap ‘Meet Me in the Gap’ fall campaign

THE TWO COME TOGETHER TO SHOW WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE TAKE A CHANCE TO CLOSE THE GAPS BETWEEN US NEW YORK, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap, the iconic American clothing brand, today (September 13, 2017) reveals the final installment of the ‘Meet Me in the Gap’ fall campaign, which launched in late July, […]

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 […]

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 […]

JACK & JONES becomes the official clothing partner of top e-sport team Astralis

BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (13 September 2017), JACK & JONES announced a new partnership with one of the best e-sport teams in the world, Astralis. The sponsorship includes a unique design collaboration of the first ever performance optimised e-sport jersey, a wide range of activation initiatives and a merchandise collection co-designed […]

Nordstrom unveils its latest retail concept and neighborhood hub — Nordstrom Local

A neighborhood hub for free personal styling, onsite alterations and a suite of Nordstrom servicesSEATTLE, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading fashion specialty retailer Nordstrom, Inc. is pleased to announce Nordstrom Local – the company’s latest retail concept and neighborhood hub where customers can shop and access Nordstrom services in a convenient, central location. This brand new […]

H&M Foundation and HKRITA find groundbreaking solutions to recycle blend textiles into new fabrics and yarns

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The four-year innovative partnership between the non-profit H&M Foundation and The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) finds groundbreaking solutions to recycle blend textiles into new fabrics and yarns – without any quality loss – through a hydrothermal (chemical) process. The technology will be […]

Lagardère Travel Retail renews its 5 store concession for RELAY concept in Auckland Airport

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lagardère Travel Retail has successfully renewed its 5 store concession for the world market leading RELAY concept in Auckland Airport, in what was a very competitive tender process. Having operated in Auckland Airport since 2011, Lagardère Travel Retail will introduce the latest global evolution of the RELAY […]

VAHAN JEWELER UNVEILS NEW DESIGN WITH FRESH SLEEK LOOK

VAHAN DESIGNER KEEPS FINDING NEW WAYS TO KEEP COLLECTIONFRESH, POLISHED & SLEEK Vahan’s Greg Der Calousdian is A Master of Design and His Newest Design “Nuvo” is No Exception  NEW YORK, USA, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Greg Der Calousdian, VP of Design, has created a new look to join the company’s signature 14k gold floral beaded petal design.  The Nuvo look has clean and minimalistic lines that that […]

Giant Tiger announces the relaunch of its menswear lines — Mountain Ridge, Rivet61, ACX Active and Tradesmax Pro

Collections offer casual and on-trend fashions that won’t stretch your budget #FORHIMFORLESS OTTAWA, Canada, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Giant Tiger Stores Limited, Canada’s leading discount retailer, is excited to announce the relaunch of its menswear lines. Mountain Ridge, Rivet61, ACX Active and Tradesmax Pro are available exclusively at Giant Tiger stores across Canada. These four brands deliver […]

Debenhams calls on Wolverhampton community to nominate a local hero to open brand new store

LONDON, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Calling all Wolverhampton superstars! Debenhams is on the hunt for a local hero to open the new store on Thursday 12th October 2017. The winner of the search will be get a preview of the store before it opens, receive an exclusive styling session with a personal shopper and […]

Shop for the right trousers with Lindex’s new ‘Pants Solution’

Göteborg, Sweden, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the new concept ‘Pants Solution’, it becomes easier than ever for Lindex customers to shop trousers and discover their favorites in new modern designs. We know that many women find it difficult to buy pants and we will change that. With Lindex ‘Pants Solution, it becomes easier […]

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. names Scott D. Lipesky as senior vice president and chief financial officer

Former Hollister Co. CFO Returns to Lead A&F Co. Finance Function NEW ALBANY, Ohio, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) today announced the appointment of Scott D. Lipesky as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective October 2, 2017. Lipesky brings more than 20 years’ experience from the […]

Gap Inc. to participate at the Goldman Sachs 24th Annual Global Retailing Conference on September 6, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Art Peck and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Teri List-Stoll will address investors at the Goldman Sachs 24th Annual Global Retailing Conference on September 6, 2017 in New York City. A live webcast of the […]

Bon-Ton Stores invites local non-profit groups to participate in its Community Days fundraiser

Bon-Ton Stores invites local non-profit groups to participate in its Community Days fundraiser   Local Groups and Schools can Raise Funds by Selling Special Savings Booklets MILWAUKEE, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), which operates Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores, invites local non-profit groups to participate in the company’s […]

Ross Stores supports Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts with $400,000 donation to the American Red Cross

DUBLIN, Calif., 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) today (Aug. 30, 2017) announced a $400,000 donation to the American Red Cross to assist with disaster relief efforts in Texas and Louisiana for the thousands of people impacted by Hurricane Harvey.  The Company is also raising additional funds by accepting customer donations to the American Red Cross from August 31st through September 16th at the […]

Lindex offers customers smarter and more convenient shopping experience with new mobile app

Lindex offers customers smarter and more convenient shopping experience with new mobile app   Sweden, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lindex releases a mobile app to offer their customers a smarter and more convenient shopping experience. With key features such as Instagram integration, inspiration feed, order management and access to current offers, the goal is an […]

Marks & Spencer in franchise talks with Al-Futtaim for M&S’s retail business in Hong Kong and Macau

London, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) today announced it has opened talks with its long-established franchise partner Al-Futtaim, for the potential purchase and franchising of M&S’s owned retail business in Hong Kong and Macau. A successful conclusion to these discussions would see Al-Futtaim become the new sole franchisee for M&S […]

H&M group and WWF announce new initiative to help Turkey tackle its water challenges

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — During a high-level session at World Water Week in Stockholm, H&M group and WWF today (29 AUG, 2017) announced a new initiative to help Turkey tackle its water challenges, particularly pollution, and ensure sustainable, clean water supplies for businesses, people and nature. Building on the success of previous […]

Abercrombie & Fitch to open store at the Red Sea Mall in Jeddah in partnership with Majid Al Futtaim

First Abercrombie & Fitch and abercrombie kids Store in Saudi Arabia to Open in September 2017 NEW ALBANY, Ohio, 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) today (Aug. 28, 2017) announced that in partnership with Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, it will open […]

Bon-Ton Stores unveils what’s NEW & NOW in fashion this season

Bon-Ton Stores unveils what’s NEW & NOW in fashion this season   MILWAUKEE, 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), which operates Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores, unveils what’s NEW & NOW in fashion this season. Must-have fall trends, styles and colors in apparel, shoes, handbags and accessories are […]

PRODUCT RECALL: Disney Frozen 3-pack socks that contain a chemical included on Lindex list of restricted chemicals

PRODUCT RECALL: Disney Frozen 3-pack socks that contain a chemical included on Lindex list of restricted chemicals   Sweden, 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — We have discovered that one pair of the socks (the one with Anna motif) in Disney Frozen 3-pack with article number 833 7410285 5170 1611 unfortunately does not meet Lindex […]