JACK & JONES expands its denim and jeanswear with a junior collection

JACK & JONES expands its denim and jeanswear with a junior collection   BRANDE, Denmark, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — This autumn JACK & JONES expands its denim brotherhood with a junior collection. The junior collection is a line of styles in the well-known JACK & JONES design, scaled down to fit young guys aged […]

CarMax opens its first store in New Hampshire

Company announces contributions to local nonprofit RICHMOND, Virginia, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc . (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars , today celebrated the grand opening of its first store in New Hampshire, located at 300 Keller Street in Manchester. With the opening of this store, CarMax now has a total of 187 […]

UK: Co-op opens new-look food store in Llandeilo

MANCHESTER, UK, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op has served-up a new-look food store in Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, following a near £700,000 investment. Children from Ysgol Gynradd Llandeilo Primary School Choir were among the guests of honour, along with Richard Hughes, President of the Rotary Club of Llandeilo, who joined the store team and helped to cut […]

The Home Depot® launches new tool that allows job applicants to self-schedule interviews as it seeks to fill more than 80,000 positions

ATLANTA, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot® has launched a new tool that allows job applicants to self-schedule in-person interviews as the company works to fill more than 80,000 positions for its busy spring selling season. Using the tool, which is available 24/7 on any device, candidates who have completed an application […]

Kroger opens its Culinary Innovation Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio

Company completes construction on new test kitchen and training facility in downtown Cincinnati CINCINNATI, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kroger (NYSE: KR) announced today it has opened its Culinary Innovation Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. “Kroger’s new Culinary Innovation Center is an exciting state-of-the-art test kitchen and education center,” said Daniel Hammer, Kroger’s vice […]

Shop Your Way partners with fuboTV to bring live streaming video services to its members

Leading live streaming TV provider offers Shop Your Way members value incentive to ‘cut the cord’ HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shop Your Way’s ongoing effort to provide its members with unparalleled service options and money-saving benefits has expanded to yet another new category: live streaming video services. Shop Your Way, a […]

CBL Properties appoints Mike Harrison to EVP, operations and Alan Lebovitz to EVP, management

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2018-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL Properties (NYSE:CBL) today announced the appointment of Mike Harrison to executive vice president – operations and Alan Lebovitz to executive vice president – management. Commenting on the promotions, CBL’s president & CEO, Stephen Lebovitz, said, “Mike and Alan have established themselves as leaders within CBL in […]

The John Lewis Partnership welcomes Michael Herlihy as its new Partnership Secretary

LONDON, 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership today announced the appointment of Michael Herlihy as Partnership Secretary who joins on 16 April 2018. This follows the departure of Keith Hubber, who left in January after three years at the Partnership. Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, said: ‘I […]

Intershop welcomes Markus Klahn to its Management Board

Jena, Germany, 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop Communications AG (ISIN: DE000A0EPUH1), a leading provider of e-commerce solutions, today announced changes to its Management Board. As of April 9, 2018, Markus Klahn will join the current Management Board of Dr. Jochen Wiechen and Axel Köhler as COO (Chief Operating Officer). As such, Mr. Klahn will […]

Dollar General announces the appointment of Tim McGuire and Ralph Santana to its board of directors

Company Increases Board Size to 10 Goodlettsville, Tenn., 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (February 13, 2018), Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced the appointment of Tim McGuire and Ralph Santana to its board of directors effective February 12, 2018. “Dollar General is excited to welcome Tim and Ralph to its board of directors,” […]

Morrisons announces long-term franchise and wholesale supply agreement with SandpiperCI

Bradford, UK, 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons is today announcing a new, long-term franchise and wholesale supply agreement with SandpiperCI, an operator of 43 mini supermarkets and convenience stores in the Channel Islands. Most sites will convert into Morrisons Daily stores and be supplied with both Morrisons own brand as well as branded products. […]

CBRE recognized as a 2018 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2018-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) has been recognized as a 2018 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. This is the fifth year in a row CBRE has achieved this recognition. “Our clients trust […]

The Screwfix Trade Apprentice 2018 now open for applications

Trade apprentices expected to earn an extra £2,000 per year above the national average by 2022 Plumbers and electricians set to be highest trade earners, with a forecasted wage of over £31,000 per annum Research launched as Screwfix searches for the 2018 top Trade Apprentice, an initiative which aims to identify the rising stars of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Chipotle announces enhancements to its employee benefits

More than 71,000 hourly and salaried employees will receive a new suite of benefits as a result of changes in U.S. tax lawDENVER, 2018-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of its dedicated employees, Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced enhancements to benefits that will reach all of its 71,000 employees. These enhancements, which include special […]

Tractor Supply Company declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share of its common stock

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., 2018-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share of the Company’s common stock. The dividend will be paid on March 13, 2018, to stockholders of […]

Carrefour Group completes the acquisition of a c17% strategic stake in Showroomprivé

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2018-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Showroomprivé, Europe’s second-largest online private sales player, announced that Carrefour Group had finalized the acquisition of a c17% strategic stake in the capital of Showroomprivé from Conforama, as announced on January 11 20181 . Following the completion of this operation, Carrefour Group replaces Conforama in the existing shareholders’ […]

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, […]