Kmart has you covered this back-to-school season

It’s all about #SchoolGoals with huge savings on brag-worthy fashion and must-have school essentials for the entire family HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Aug-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — With only a few more weeks until roll call, Kmart has you covered with bold styles and can’t-miss savings throughout the store for back-to-school season. From head-turning fashion, including […]

Lowe’s and Boys & Girls Clubs of America launch new in-store donation program and Lowe’s Renovation Across the Nation

Lowe’s and Boys & Girls Clubs of America launch new in-store donation program and Lowe’s Renovation Across the Nation   ATLANTA, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hundreds of kids spending their afterschool time at the Preston Taylor Boys & Girls Club in Nashville, Tenn., on August 8 were surprised with a performance of hit […]

GapKids launches “Forward with” campaign highlighting people who inspire kids through confidence, Focus, Creativity and kindness

NEW YORK, N.Y., 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — GapKids is celebrating kids returning to the classroom with the “Forward with” campaign and short film series by highlighting the people who help shape kids’ futures. In partnership with global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), the final short in the series, ‘Forward with Kindness,’ is inspired […]

IGA to raise funds and awareness to help parents and families end the nation’s opioid epidemic

CHICAGO, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — IGA USA today (August 8, 2017) announced that it is collaborating with Partnership for Drug-Free Kids to launch the first-ever IGA Cares initiative. Through in-store fundraising activities and the sales of specially marked IGA Exclusive Brand products, the IGA Cares initiative will support the mission of the Partnership, […]

The Children’s Place Q2 2017 Results: Comparable Retail Sales Increase of 3.1%

Delivers Q2 Comparable Retail Sales Increase of 3.1% Reports Q2 GAAP Earnings per Diluted Share of $0.79 vs ($0.11) in Q2 2016 and Q2 Adjusted Earnings per Diluted Share of $0.86 vs ($0.01) in Q2 2016 Repurchases $25 Million in Stock and Pays $7 Million in Dividends in Q2 Increases Adjusted EPS Guidance to a Range of $7.23 to $7.33 for FY 2017 Compared to Previous Guidance of $7.10 to $7.20 […]

The Children’s Place names Steven G. Rado Chief Digital Officer

SECAUCUS, N.J., 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Children’s Place, Inc.(Nasdaq:PLCE), the largest pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America, today (Aug. 09, 2017) announced the appointment of Steven G. Rado to the position of Chief Digital Officer, effective  August 14, 2017.  Mr. Rado will report directly to Jane Elfers, President and Chief Executive Officer. Jane Elfers, President and Chief […]

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

Company Has Returned Over $829 Million to Shareholders Since 2009 SECAUCUS, N.J., 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Children’s Place, Inc.(Nasdaq:PLCE), the largest pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America, today ( Aug. 09, 2017) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend. Jane Elfers, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We continued […]

Toys“R”Us® teams up with Nickelodeon™ to launch fun-filled events to encourage kids to get up and play

Wayne, NJ, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Over the past few decades, there has been a 25% decrease in the time kids spend playing – to that, Toys“R”Us® says it’s time to set play free. And so, today (August 8, 2017) the company announced that it is teaming up with Nickelodeon™ to launch fun-filled […]

Autumn 2017: Lindex launches first lookbook for kids

Autumn 2017: Lindex launches first lookbook for kids   Sweden, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the very first time, Lindex is launching a lookbook for kids. The lookbook presents a clean expression, contemporary classics and naturally comfort which are the keys for the new autumn collection. “We are happy to release our first kids […]

Staples and Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation debut Staples for Students Digital Kindness Tree

Staples and Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation debut Staples for Students Digital Kindness Tree   Staples Teams Up with Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation to Create a Digital Kindness Tree and #GrowKindness Nationwide FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) teamed up with Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation to create […]

Build-A-Bear Workshop details new partnership with PBS KIDS

Partnership includes video messages aired during “Curious George” and “Wild Kratts,” digital messaging and content integration during in-store events ST. LOUIS, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Build-A-Bear Workshop today (Aug. 3, 2017) announced official details of a new partnership with PBS KIDS. In April, Build-A-Bear kicked off a corporate sponsorship of two PBS KIDS […]

The Children’s Place to host Q2 2017 results conference call on Wednesday, August 9, 2017

SECAUCUS, N.J., 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Children’s Place, Inc.(Nasdaq:PLCE) today (Aug. 02, 2017) announced that in conjunction with the release of its Second Quarter 2017 financial results, you are invited to listen to the Company’s conference call on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, beginning at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To access the webcast, visit http://investor.childrensplace.com. An archive of […]

Baskin-Robbins launches brand new August Flavor of the Month, OREO® Cheesecake

Baskin-Robbins launches brand new August Flavor of the Month, OREO® Cheesecake   Brand also invites guests to help bring joy to sick and hungry kids by supporting the Joy in Childhood Foundation throughout the month CANTON, Mass., 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — National Ice Cream Month may be over, but Baskin-Robbins is gearing up to […]

Barnes & Noble invites LEGO Fans to Join the LEGO BOOST Creative Toolbox Building Event on Saturday, August 5

LEGO Fans 7 Years Old and Up Are Invited to Join the LEGO BOOST Creative Toolbox Building Event by Helping Build Vernie, the Coolest New Robot You Can Code New York, New York, 2017-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, today (July 31, 2017) announced the LEGO® […]

JCPenney hosts Pair Up with JCPenney campaign to provide kids in-need with basic clothing items

JCPenney hosts Pair Up with JCPenney campaign to provide kids in-need with basic clothing items   National Study Commissioned by JCPenney Finds Low-Income Children in Need of Basic Clothing Items For Every Pack of Kids’ Underwear and Socks Sold, Retailer will Donate a Pack to the YMCA PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jul-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — […]

Meijer adds back-to-school items to its home delivery service

Meijer adds back-to-school items to its home delivery service   Retailer adds classroom essentials to home delivery service and drops prices on 300 popular back-to-school items GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Jul-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is making it easier for parents to plan ahead for the coming school year. The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer […]

Newegg joins forces with No Kid Hungry® to help communities feed children in need

Collaboration Supports Goal of Feeding Kids Where They Live, Learn, and Play Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the leading tech-focused e-retailer in North America and a growing force in global e-commerce, today (July 26, 2017) announced it is joining forces with No Kid Hungry® to help combat childhood hunger. No Kid Hungry […]

Al-Futtaim ACE introduces fun and exciting collection of back to school products

Al-Futtaim ACE introduces fun and exciting collection of back to school products   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — To prepare your kids for the new school year, Al-Futtaim ACE is introducing a fun and exciting collection of back to school products all under one roof. The collection will feature a range of […]

British Land supports National Literacy Trust’s Young Readers Programme for the sixth year

British Land supports National Literacy Trust’s Young Readers Programme for the sixth year   London, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land has partnered with the National Literacy Trust for the sixth year to support its Young Readers Programme – an initiative which has helped more than 19,000 children under the age of 11 […]

Perry Ellis International adds boy’s flip flops and slippers into its Perry Ellis men’s and boy’s casual footwear line

MIAMI, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International (Nasdaq:PERY) announced today (July 24, 2017) it is rounding out its license agreement with ACI International by further extending the men’s and boy’s casual footwear line into boy’s flip flops and slippers under the Perry Ellis® trademark in the U.S. and Canada. The license complements the […]

Alibaba Group’s Tmall now carries Abercrombie & Fitch and abercrombie kids products

New Albany, Ohio, 2017-Jul-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) today (July 20, 2017 ) announced the launch of Abercrombie & Fitch and abercrombie kids on Alibaba Group’s (NYSE:BABA) Tmall, China’s largest consumer platform for brands and retailers. Tmall has carried the Hollister brand since 2014 and starting on July 26, […]

JCPenney expands its City Streets® private brand with casual sportswear and fashion accessories just in time for back-to-school

JCPenney expands its City Streets® private brand with casual sportswear and fashion accessories just in time for back-to-school   Company Transforms City Streets® to Fast Fashion Brand Available at Extreme Value Prices JCPenney.com Products Now Ship Free to any JCPenney Store with No Minimum Threshold PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] […]

Shop Direct seeks its next charity partner

Liverpool,UK, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Liverpool-headquartered Shop Direct, which owns brands including Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, is calling on organisations who support children in poverty in the North West to put forward their £600,000 digital ideas to become its next charity partner. The partnership will see the online retailer’s 4,700-strong team throw its collective weight behind a […]

SPAR Spain highlights programmes supported by partners

SPAR Spain highlights programmes supported by partners   SPAR in Spain support many initiatives on an ongoing basis; here we highlight two recent programmes which were supported by partners. Spain, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Approximately 350,000 children in Spain are considered to be in need of supplementary nutrition to meet their daily needs. […]

Tesco partners with Disney to launch DVDs and Blu-ray format of the latest blockbuster, Beauty and the Beast

Tesco partners with Disney to launch DVDs and Blu-ray format of the latest blockbuster, Beauty and the Beast   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has joined forces with Disney in a move to revive interest in DVDs and Blu-ray with the launch of an exclusive new format of the latest blockbuster, […]

Más de 189.900 escolares han participado en la Escuela de Alimentación de EROSKI durante el curso 2016-2017

Más de 189.900 escolares han participado en la Escuela de Alimentación de EROSKI durante el curso 2016-2017    Casi el 10% de los escolares de 2º y 3er ciclo de primaria de España, a los que se dirige el programa, ha intervenido en la iniciativa  El 20% de los centros escolares de Educación Primaria de […]

Auntie Anne’s® partners for the sixth year with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to help fund childhood cancer research

Auntie Anne’s® partners for the sixth year with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to help fund childhood cancer research   LANCASTER, Pa., 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Auntie Anne’s®, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, is partnering for the sixth year with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) to help fund childhood cancer research. From today (July […]

Toys“R”Us® fundraising campaign for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® raised nearly $3 million

Toys“R”Us® fundraising campaign for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® raised nearly $3 million   Fundraising Campaign Drives Critical Awareness and Funds for Children Impacted by Life-Threatening Diseases Wayne, NJ, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today (July 13, 2017 ) announced that in year one of its three-year commitment to provide $7 million to St. Jude […]

Price Chopper/Market 32 fundraising campaign raises $51,497 for Prevent Child Abuse New York

Schenectady, NY, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Chopper/Market 32’s raised awareness and $51,497 in funds for Prevent Child Abuse New York through a month-long campaign where customers could make $1 or $5 donations at the register. In addition to the donations at the checkout, the Golub Corporation kicked off the campaign with a […]