Toys“R”Us® annual fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation raised more than $5 million and collected 175,000 toys

Toy Retailer, With Support from its Loyal Customers, Collects Thousands of Toys and More Than $5 Million, Giving the Gift of Play to Millions of Children on Christmas Morning WAYNE, NJ, 2018-Jan-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (January 17, 2018), Toys“R”Us® announced its annual nationwide fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots […]

Tesco supports the first Public Health England Change4Life campaign to promote healthier snacking for children

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2018-Jan-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of a wider approach to help colleagues and customers on health, Tesco has today stepped up plans to help make healthier choices a little easier for shoppers by backing the first Public Health England Change4Life campaign to promote healthier snacking for children. Building on […]

Carrefour launches The Boucles du Cœur 2018 edition; continues its support to children in need

Carrefour launches The Boucles du Cœur 2018 edition; continues its support to children in need   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Dec-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Boucles du Cœur – the event created by Carrefour – has just launched a call for charity projects to decide which association is to be the beneficiary, at national level, […]

Stater Bros. donates $75,000 to Toys for Tots Program

SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA, 2017-Dec-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since 2005,Stater Bros. has proudly partnered with the United States Marine Corps. (U.S.M.C.) Toys for Tots program to bring joy to families in need during the holiday season.  On December 6, representatives from Stater Bros. gathered to present a $75,000 check to local Toys for Tots Program […]

The Joy in Childhood Foundation announces new $2.7 million commitment to help bring joy to sick and hungry children

Funding Will Support Feeding America® and Nearly 200 Other Organizations Across the Country CANTON, Mass., 2017-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the holidays upon us, the Joy in Childhood Foundation SM is making a special gift to help address critical child health and hunger needs. The Joy in Childhood Foundation, the charitable foundation supported by Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, today (December 20, […]

The Rite Aid Foundation awards $2.2 million to its partner charities through its KidCents Holiday Wishes program

Each Charity to Receive a $5,000 KidCents Grant to Improve the Lives of Children Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Dec-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — This season of giving, in an effort to give back to non-profit organizations that give so much to their clients and communities, The Rite Aid Foundation is awarding a total of $2.2 million […]

TOPS partners with Regal Cinemas, Popchips snacks, Courage of Carly Fund and Stone’s Buddies to host Star Wars movie premiere event

FOR CHILDREN FROM COURAGE OF CARLY FUND & STONE’S BUDDIES WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — When word gets out that the latest Star Wars movie is set to debut, people clamor and wait outside in line for days to get tickets, but this December some very special movie patrons will have the […]

Toys 4 Puerto Rico toy drive launched to bring smiles to thousands of children affected by Hurricane Maria

New York, NY, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lin-Manuel Miranda, Toys“R”Us®, Telemundo, Hispanic Federation, and R.Evolución Latina are partnering to bring toys and smiles to the thousands of children affected by Hurricane Maria this Three Kings Day with the launch of Toys 4 Puerto Rico. The toy drive aims to send 10,000 toys to children […]

Majid Al Futtaim announces the arrival of its second American Girl store in Mall of the Emirates

Majid Al Futtaim announces the arrival of its second American Girl store in Mall of the Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Dec-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, is pleased to announce the arrival of its second American Girl store […]

RUSSIA: Lenta launches its ‘Christmas Tree of Wishes’ charity event to help make New Year’s wishes of children in foster care come true

Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Dec-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta (LSE, MOEX: LNTA), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, launches its ‘Christmas Tree of Wishes’ charity event to help children in institutional foster care make their New Year’s wishes come true. Lenta customers will have the opportunity to act as Santa Claus, helping make […]

Sheetz For The Kidz™ and The Salvation Army to Provide Holiday Gifts to over 9,300 kids

ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the past 25 years, Sheetz For The Kidz has partnered with The Salvation Army to host Christmas parties and make the holiday season brighter for more than 100,000 underprivileged kids across the Mid-Atlantic. Sheetz For The Kidz is a 501 (c)(3) employee operated charitable organization that raises funds through in-store […]

Gap launches limited-edition collection for GapKids created with Sarah Jessica Parker

COLLECTION WILL BE AVAILABLE TO CUSTOMERS IN STORES AND ONLINE IN SPRING 2018 NEW YORK, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap announced today (12/01/2017) a new limited-edition collection created for GapKids with actor and former Gap campaign star Sarah Jessica Parker. The collection is expected to be available for purchase to customers Spring 2018 […]

Kmart launches #UglySweaterforBetter social media campaign to raise funds to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

Kmart launches #UglySweaterforBetter social media campaign to raise funds to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®   #UglySweaterforBetter, A New Addition to Kmart’s Annual Campaign to Raise Millions for Lifesaving Research and Treatment of Childhood Cancer and Other Life-Threatening Diseases HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — ‘Tis the season to wear the […]

H&M Foundation and UNICEF launch new initiative to make early childhood development programmes more accessible to children with disabilities

H&M Foundation and UNICEF launch new initiative to make early childhood development programmes more accessible to children with disabilities   H&M Foundation and UNICEF have launched a new partnership to support young children, in particular those with disabilities. The initiative is worth SEK 30 million (USD 3.7 million) and one aim is to reach more […]

Old Navy donates $1 million to Boys & Girls Clubs following successful Black Friday donation campaign

OVERWHELMING CUSTOMER RESPONSE TO BLACK FRIDAY COZY SOCK TRIGGER DONATION FUNDS FIRST JOBS PROGRAM FOR CLUB TEENS  SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Timed to Giving Tuesday, Old Navy is donating $1 million to Boys & Girls Clubs after a successful Black Friday trigger donation campaign. On Black Friday, Old Navy offered customers the opportunity […]

Australian Retailers Association believes toy retailers will be as busy as elves this Christmas

Melbourne, Australia, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) and Roy Morgan Research predicting Australians to spend more than $50 billion over the Christmas trading period from November 15 to December 24, 2017, the ARA believe toy retailers will be as busy as elves this Christmas. With the ARA and […]

SPAR India supports local farming community school in Soppahalli village, near Bangalore

India, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Community involvement is a key aspect of SPAR’s vision and in India, SPAR has been taking steps to positively impact the lives of employees, customers and other members of the communities it serves. Recently, this led to an opportunity to support a local farming community school in Soppahalli village, […]

Toys”R”Us® and Babies”R”Us® announce Cyber Week 2017 from November 25 through December 1

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just when you thought the incredible holiday deals were over, Toys”R”Us® and Babies”R”Us® are providing all customers thousands of huge online deals during Cyber Week 2017 – no membership required. Beginning on Saturday, November 25 at 7:00 AM ET through Friday, December 1 at 5:00 AM ET, […]

Majid Al Futtaim: American Girl opens brand new store at City Centre Mirdif

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, today announced that American Girl, the premium brand loved by girls everywhere, has officially opened its doors in the UAE! The brand new store at City Centre […]

Poundland’s new charity partners: Make-A-Wish® UK, Tommy’s and Whizz-Kidz

Poundland’s new charity partners: Make-A-Wish® UK, Tommy’s and Whizz-Kidz   Poundland partners with three national children’s charities, to change the lives of over 20,000 children and their families by 2020 Willenhall, United Kingdom, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Poundland today (20 November, 2017) announced its three new charity partners, Make-A-Wish® UK, Tommy’s and Whizz-Kidz in […]

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 […]