SPAR South Africa holds KwaZulu Natal Junior Chef competition

South Africa, 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Six young aspirant chefs took to their cooking stations recently in this year’s finals of the SPAR South Africa KwaZulu Natal Junior Chef competition. The young primary school finalists battled it out for the first-place spot with twelve year old, Ryleigh Rutherford, taking home the honours with a […]

Toys“R”Us kicks off holiday shopping season with discounts on hundreds of toy and baby products this Sunday

Toys“R”Us kicks off holiday shopping season with discounts on hundreds of toy and baby products this Sunday   WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Deal seekers get ready: This Sunday, Toys“R”Us® will once again kick-off the holiday shopping season with discounts on hundreds of toy and baby products. Even better? There’s no membership […]

Dollar General continues its partnerships with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s Thanks and Giving® campaign and the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General plans to celebrate this holiday season through its mission of Serving Others. In that spirit, the company is continuing its longstanding partnerships with the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s Thanks and Giving® campaign, the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation and other local toy drives to help support the […]

The Children’s Place Q3 2017 results: comparable retail sales increased 5.1%

Delivers Q3 Comparable Retail Sales Increase of 5.1% Reports Q3 GAAP Earnings per Diluted Share of $2.44 vs $2.36 in Q3 2016, a 3% Increase and Q3 Adjusted Earnings per Diluted Share of $2.58 vs $2.29 in Q3 2016, a 13% Increase Repurchases $28 Million in Stock and Pays $7 Million in Dividends in Q3 Increases Adjusted EPS Guidance to a Range of $7.46 to $7.51 for FY 2017 […]

The Children’s Place declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 per share

Company Has Returned Over $863 Million to Shareholders Since 2009 SECAUCUS, N.J., 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Children’s Place, Inc.(Nasdaq:PLCE), the largest pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America, today ( Nov. 15, 2017) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend. Jane Elfers, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We continued to […]

Old Navy unveils Black Friday deals; will donate $1 to Boys & Girls Clubs for every Cozy Socks purchased

50% OFF ENTIRE PURCHASE IN STORES & ONLINE DURING 3-DAY BLACK FRIYAY SALE SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Old Navy is putting the yay in HoliYAY this shopping season with an opportunity to give back while stocking up, extended Black Friday deals and a line-up of family-fun store events for kids ages […]

Taubman announces return of “Santa’s Flight Academy” to 12 of its shopping centers from November 9 through December 24

Larger-than-life reimagination of the North Pole features state-of-the-art technology that transforms each child into a ‘Cadet’ and delivers a sneak peak of ‘Ferdinand’ in theaters Dec. 15 BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — To capture the magic and wonder of the holiday season, Taubman (NYSE: TCO) today (11/07/2017) announced that “Santa’s Flight Academy,” a one-of-a-kind, immersive […]

Bartell Drugs to host its 15th annual Salvation Army “Toy ‘N’ Joy” drive

SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs is once again partnering with the Salvation Army to provide holiday gifts for children in need by collecting new, unwrapped toys during its 15th annual Salvation Army “Toy ‘N’ Joy” drive. The toy drive will run November 12 through December 9 at 65 of Bartell’s locations in […]

Asda unveils its Christmas Imaginarium

Leeds, UK, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — ‘Tis the season for festive adverts and this Sunday evening (5th November), Asda is set to unveil its offer for 2017 with a journey into the magical world of Asda’s very own Christmas workshop – the Imaginarium. The 60 second ad will launch in the first ad break […]

Argos launches its 2017 Christmas advertising campaign

Action-ready Argos elves pull out all the stops to help Santa deliver gifts in record time LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — UK retailer Argos launches its 2017 Christmas advertising campaign, breaking tonight with high profile spots during ITV’s Emmerdale and Channel 4’s Gogglebox. The 60 second TV commercial will transport millions of viewers to a magical Argos distribution […]

Toys“R”Us® and Babies“R”Us® announce special military discount from November 4-11

Retailer Celebrates Military Families Nationwide with Special In-Store Savings, Partnership with Select Naval Exchange Stores and More WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Each year the nation pauses to thank our country’s Military members for the numerous sacrifices they and their loved ones make throughout the year. While there are no words or dollars […]

IKEA launches new in-store play experiences and events; 2017 SAGOSKATT soft toy sales to benefit Save the Children

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2017-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new global Play Report, released today (November 2, 2017) by IKEA, finds that people around the world believe play is undervalued in modern day life. That’s why IKEA and the IKEA Foundation are putting play at the heart of this year’s Let’s Play for Change campaign and encouraging […]

Macy’s launches its 10th annual Believe campaign to benefit Make-A-Wish

Macy’s launches its 10th annual Believe campaign to benefit Make-A-Wish   The signature Santa letter writing program returns to Macy’s stores and macys.com this season, as the campaign continues to inspire us all to believe NEW YORK, 2017-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beginning tomorrow, Macy’s will ring in the holiday season with its 10th annual Believe […]

Ben & Jerry’s unveils its first Special Stash flavor Marshmallow Moon with Jimmy Fallon

Ben & Jerry’s unveils its first Special Stash flavor Marshmallow Moon with Jimmy Fallon   Tonight Show Star’s Exclusive, Extremely Limited Time Flavor Kicks off Ben & Jerry’s Special Stash E-Commerce Offering; Benefits SeriousFun Children’s Network Burlington, VT, 2017-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon had a special treat for lucky […]

Big Lots Give Big for Kids fall fundraising campaign raised $3.1 million dollars for Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Columbus, Ohio, 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Big Lots announced today  (November 1, 2017) the completion of the company’s fourth Give Big for Kids point-of-sale fundraising campaign benefiting Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The four-and-a-half-week campaign collected donation in all 1,426 Big Lots stores, raising an impressive $3.1 million dollars. “Raising more than 3 million dollars during […]

Central Valley Farm Land Trust continues its Kids to Farm program in partnership with Raley’s

Fair Oaks, CA, 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Central Valley Farm Land Trust (CVFT) is excited to announce the continuation of our pilot program, Kids to Farm.  Although we are surrounded by farmland, most students have no understanding of how their food grows.  In partnership with Raley’s, and with assistance from California Ag in […]

New World’s Little Garden campaign raised $150,000 for the Starship Foundation

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — New World’s Little Garden campaign ended on October 15 and Foodstuffs NZ’s Brand & Sponsorship Manager Jen Mariu says it was a great success. “We’re very pleased to say that customers who chose to donate $1 in return for the Little Garden Starflower (Borage) seedling have […]

Shop Direct raised £440,000 for Claire House’s new site in Liverpool

Liverpool,UK, 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shop Direct has raised £440,000 in just 12 months to digitally equip Claire House’s new site, which will support hundreds of seriously and terminally ill children in Liverpool and the wider North West. In September 2016, the 4,700-strong team at Shop Direct voted for Claire House Children’s Hospice […]

Raley’s Extra Credit Grants Program to benefit 40 Schools; supports programs and activities for kids’ nutrition and wellness

Raley’s Extra Credit Fall Grantees Selected – Nearly 40 Schools in California & Nevada to Benefit. Fair Oaks, CA, 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Through their redesigned Extra Credit Grants Program, Raley’s will make a direct impact on youth nutrition and wellness education by sharing education grants in the communities they serve. Raley’s received […]

SONIC® Drive-In completes its ninth annual Limeades for Learning® fall voting campaign

Donation impacts 58,080 students in 288 cities across the country OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, completed its ninth annual Limeades for Learning® fall voting campaign on Sunday, Oct. 22. The campaign funded $1 million to 1,936 public school teacher projects over the four-week period. In partnership with DonorsChoose.org, this national […]

Toys“R”Us® introduces Play Chaser its new, free-to-play, augmented reality (AR) app

Playtime Is On as The Company’s Free-to-Play AR App Rolls Out to Stores Nationwide  WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — From championing unstructured play for kids of all ages, to making its stores more than just a place to shop with Play Labs, Toys“R”Us® is continuing its mission to set play free with the introduction […]

JCPenney adds LEGO building bricks and playsets in its toy shops just in time for the holidays

Retailer identifies the hottest gifts on Santa’s list, quadruples toy count at JCPenney.com PLANO, Texas, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The countdown to Christmas is on and JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is helping Santa check off the best gifts on his list, starting with childhood-favorite LEGO® toys. Beginning in November, JCPenney will offer LEGO building bricks and […]

7‑Eleven has all the treats for the whole family this Halloween

IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc. has treats for the whole family this Halloween – creepy candy for the kids, monstrously good deals on whole pizzas for parents, and ghostly Slurpee®drinks for everyone. Along with the pizza, candy and Slurpee drinks that everyone can enjoy, 7‑Eleven® stores have hundreds of other meal-time, and treat-time, […]

CVS Health and Northside Center to expand mental health clinics in public and charter schools across New York City

CVS Health and Northside Center to expand mental health clinics in public and charter schools across New York City   NEW YORK, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, New York City Councilperson Corey Johnson and Northside Center for Child Development, today (Oct. 25, 2017) announced a new partnership with CVS Health to […]

Costa Foundation marks its 10th year anniversary with update on the development of a new school project in Zambia

LONDON, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Costa Foundation has announced the development of a new school project in Zambia. The country will be the 10th to benefit from investment, as the Costa Foundation enters its 10th year since its launch in 2007. The news comes as part of an ambitious expansion programme set out by […]

Colruyt Group: Bio-Planet, DreamLand and Dreambaby open brand-new joint location in Mol

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 25 October, Bio-Planet, DreamLand and Dreambaby open the doors of a brand-new joint location in Mol. The former Center Shop made way for a new construction big enough for the three Colruyt Group stores and good for about thirty jobs. On Tuesday 24 October, all neighbours […]

Toys“R”Us® releases holiday catalog Ultimate Guide to Play

Wayne, NJ, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Black Friday is only a little more than a month away, but the deals are starting even sooner. Loyal Toys“R”Us® shoppers can expect to find copies of this year’s highly-anticipated holiday catalog, The Ultimate Guide to Play – in homes beginning Thursday, October 19 and in newspapers […]

The BRC and its members introduce Codes of Practice to further enhance the safety of children’s halloween costumes

London, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The BRC and its members have introduced two voluntary Codes of Practice which exceed the current testing standard, to further enhance the safety of children’s dress-up costumes. The terrible accident involving Claudia Winkleman’s daughter in 2014 and the subsequent media coverage focussed attention on what were seen as […]

Toys“R”Us® Children’s Fund donates $1 million to the Hamilton Education Program

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its ongoing commitment to support children and families – which includes serving as champions of play for kids of all ages – today (October 16, 2017) the Toys“R”Us® Children’s Fund, a public charity affiliated with Toys“R”Us, Inc., announced it has donated $1 million to the Hamilton Education Program […]

Build-A-Bear to mark its 20th Birthday by donating 20,000 teddy bears to children’s hospitals nationwide

Build-A-Bear to mark its 20th Birthday by donating 20,000 teddy bears to children’s hospitals nationwide   Cuddly Company Kicks Off Countdown to 20th Birthday on October 27 with 20,000-bear Donation and Announcement of a New Charitable Giving Focus ST. LOUIS, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — In honor of the company’s 20th Birthday, Build-A-Bear today (Oct. 10, 2017) […]