Dollar General becomes the Official Discount Retail Sponsor for the Big 12 Conference 2017-2018

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is excited to partner with the Big 12 Conference and ESPN Events to serve as the Official Discount Retail Sponsor for the Big 12 Conference for the 2017-2018 academic year. Additionally, the major discount retailer will serve as the Conference’s Official Homegating and […]

Kennesaw Whole Foods Market to open on Friday, October 6

New store will feature Revelator coffee bar, barbecue venue and made-in-house specialties Atlanta, Ga., 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market will open a new store in Kennesaw on Friday, October 6 at 1300 Ernest Barrett Parkway. This store will be a relocation of Whole Foods Market’s Harry’s Farmers Market store in Marietta, […]

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 […]

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 […]

5th Philippine Trust Index: SM emerged as the top trusted and most popular brand

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM has emerged as the top trusted and most popular brand in the country based on the 5th Philippine Trust Index by the EON Group. The PTI is EON’s multi-awarded proprietary research that looks into the levels and drivers of trust among Filipinos. Based on a poll […]

Motor Fuel Group grows its network to 422 stations

LONDON, 2017-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Top 50 Indies forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is growing its network to 422 stations with the completed acquisition of four stations each from FW Kerridge and Burns & Co. and an exchange of contracts with Macclesfield-based Manor Service Stations for nine stations with completion scheduled to take […]

Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. enters into $18.9 million sale-leaseback transaction for its Herberger’s location at Roseville, MN

YORK, Pa., 2017-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT) today announced that it has entered into an agreement for a $18.9 million sale-leaseback transaction for its Herberger’s location at Rosedale Center in Roseville, MN. Proceeds from the transaction will be used to repay outstanding debt. William Tracy, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We are pleased to […]

Kroger announces inclusion on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index-North America for the fifth consecutive year

Company Also Releases 11th Annual Sustainability Report, Outlines Progress on 2020 Sustainability Goals CINCINNATI, 2017-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index-North America (DJSI) for the fifth consecutive year. The DJSI evaluates the top 20 percent of the 600 largest North American […]

Rakuten promotes measures to nurture new farmers and support farm succession in Jinsekikogen Town, Hiroshima Prefecture

Aiming to promote measures to nurture new farmers and support farm succession TOKYO, JAPAN, 2017-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. announced the conclusion of an agricultural partnership agreement today with Jinsekikogen Town, Hiroshima Prefecture, with the aim of revitalizing the local economy and community. Jinsekikogen Town is located in a mountainous area in […]

Diebold Nixdorf ranked sixth among top 100 financial technology companies on the 2017 IDC Financial Insights FinTech Rankings

The industry’s most complete ranking features top 100 global providers of technology in financial services NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2017-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), a world leader in enabling connected commerce, has been ranked sixth among the top 100 financial technology companies on the 2017 IDC Financial Insights FinTech Rankings—rising from the tenth […]

FMI announces launch of RevenueShield insurance program designed for food retail

Groups Launch Innovative Insurance Program Designed for Food Retail ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is now partnering to promote an insurance program, RevenueShield, to protect grocers and supply chain partners from potential new risks associated with managing retail fresh prepared food initiatives and private brand manufacturing. RevenueShield, has exclusive insurance […]

Fast Retailing and Mitsubishi Corporation to turn UNIQLO (RUS) into a joint corporation

Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. and Mitsubishi Corporation have agreed to turn Limited Liability Company UNIQLO (RUS), Fast Retailing’s subsidiary operator of the UNIQLO brand in Russia, into a joint corporation through issuance of new shares to Mitsubishi Corporation. Fast Retailing first entered the Russian market in […]

Restaurant Brands International to participate in the Scotiabank Back to School Conference in Toronto on September 19, 2017

OAKVILLE, ON, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Restaurant Brands International Inc. (TSX/NYSE: QSR, TSX: QSP) (“RBI”) announced today that the company will participate in the Scotiabank Back to School Conference at the Toronto Board of Trade in Toronto, Ontario on September 19, 2017 at 1:50 pm Eastern Time. A live audio webcast will be available […]

LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd. to release Q2 2017 financial results on Monday, September 18, 2017

BEIJING, China, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LITB) (“LightInTheBox” or the “Company”), a global online retail company that delivers products directly to consumers around the world, today announced that it will release its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017 before the open of U.S. markets on Monday, September 18, […]

J Sainsbury plc welcomes Jo Harlow to its Board as a Non-Executive Director

LONDON, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — J Sainsbury plc today announces that Jo Harlow will join the Board as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.  Jo will be a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee. A US national, Jo has a strong background in consumer-facing businesses having spent eight years at P&G […]

AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 1,016,701 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM September 4, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING September 8, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,016,701 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from September 4, 2017 up to and including September 8, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €15.16 per share for a total consideration of €15.4 million. These repurchases were made […]

Kimco Realty Corp. to participate at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Real Estate Conference, New York City, September 13, 2017

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) announced today that its management will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Real Estate Conference on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 in New York City. Kimco management will provide a general overview of the company followed by a question […]

Location3 Launches LOCALACT Platform, Enhanced with Facebook, Google and Bing Integration and Tools to Convert Digital Traffic to Increased Profit

Denver, CO., 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Location3, the digital marketing agency that delivers enterprise-level strategy with local market activation, today announced the launch of LOCALACT, the premier platform built to power and scale local digital marketing for franchise systems and multi-location businesses.  LOCALACT unifies localized digital advertising with organic listing and search management to […]

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 […]

Millennium India All Set to Regale FoodPro 2017 with Innovative POS Technology

CHENNAI, India, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ —   Millennium India, the pioneer in Point of Sale (POS) technology in India, will be part of over 300 strong contingent of business verticals who will be showcasing their products, services and technology associated with food and beverage industry at the three-day Foodpro 2017 exhibition which will be […]

Visa Inc. to present at the Deutsche Bank 2017 Technology Conference in Las Vegas on September 13

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced its participation in the following investor conference in the month of September. On Wednesday, September 13, Sam Shrauger, SVP Digital Products, will present at the Deutsche Bank 2017 Technology Conference in Las Vegas. The discussion will begin at 11:40 a.m. Pacific Time and last for approximately 35 minutes. Listen-only audio webcast […]

Swedish ICA stores sales increased by 3.4% in August 2017

Solna, Sweden, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales in the Swedish ICA stores increased by 3.4% in August 2017 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 2.6%. August 2017 January –August 2017 Store sales excl. VAT Mkr Change  all stores Change like-for-like Mkr Change  all stores Change like-for-like Maxi ICA […]

Kroger Michigan division President Jayne Homco to retire; Scott Hays to succeed

CINCINNATI, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced the retirement of Michigan division President Jayne Homco, and the promotion of Scott Hays to succeed her. Mr. Hays currently serves as vice president of operations for the company’s Fry’s division. Jayne Homco to Retire after 42 Years of Service Jayne Homco […]

Diebold Nixdorf president and CEO Andy W. Mattes to present at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference 2017

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), a global leader in enabling connected commerce across the financial and retail industries, announced today that Andy W. Mattes, president and chief executive officer, will participate in the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference 2017 in New York City. Mattes will discuss the company’s “Connected Commerce” strategy as well […]

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 […]

Stockmann announces shareholders’ Nomination Board members

STOCKMANN plc, Other information disclosed according to the rules of the Exchange 7.9.2017 at 9:00 EET Helsinki, Finland, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to the decision of Stockmann’s Annual General Meeting, the Nomination Board consists of representatives of the four shareholders holding largest voting power, as registered in Stockmann’s shareholder register as of 1 […]

Deutsche Börse lists Delivery Hero shares in the SDAX market index

BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Deutsche Börse decided to include the shares of Delivery Hero AG in the SDAX market index, effective as of 18th September. In addition to the high transparency requirements of the Prime Standard, Delivery Hero AG fulfilled the relevant criteria regarding free-float market capitalisation and trading volume to be successfully […]

SOUQ.com to purchase Wing.ae marketplace for merchants and couriers in the UAE

DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — SOUQ.com today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Wing.ae, a marketplace for merchants and couriers in the UAE, providing innovative mobile and web-based user-friendly delivery solutions for businesses and individual consumers. SOUQ.com previously invested in Wing.ae and will be acquiring 100% of the […]

ARA Executive Director Russell Zimmerman: July retail trade figures continued to show stable growth

Melbourne VIC , Australia, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) said the July trade figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) proved generally positive, with year-on-year growth remaining steady, and month-to-month growth contracting. ARA Executive Director Russell Zimmerman said the July retail trade figures continued to show stable […]