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 […]

Mattel®, Toys”R”Us® and WWE to support Make-A-Wish with new John Cena action figure available exclusively at Toys”R”Us

PHOENIX, 2017-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Three national corporate sponsors of Make-A-Wish® are coming together to support the organization that grants life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Mattel®, Toys”R”Us® and WWE are partnering to launch a new John Cena action figure – available exclusively at Toys”R”Us stores nationwide beginning Tuesday, August 15. The […]

JCPenney opens toy shops in all of its brick-and-mortar locations

JCPenney opens toy shops in all of its brick-and-mortar locations   Toy assortment at JCPenney.com will continue to multiply in preparation for holiday season PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — As JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] continues to explore new merchandise categories and differentiate its business, the retailer is opening toy shops in all of […]

Albert Heijn gaat strijd aan tegen suiker in frisdrank voor kinderen

Albert Heijn gaat strijd aan tegen suiker in frisdrank voor kinderen Suikerreductie, introductie nieuwe producten en Friswijzer  Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — De komende weken gaat Albert Heijn een flinke suikerreductie doorvoeren in het schap met frisdrank voor kinderen en het schap met sappen. In meer dan 40 producten wordt het suikergehalte […]

Baskin-Robbins Launches Ice Cream Delivery with DoorDash in 22 Cities, including Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles and New York City

Baskin-Robbins Launches Ice Cream Delivery with DoorDash in 22 Cities, including Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles and New York City   Baskin-Robbins Launches Ice Cream Delivery with DoorDash for more than 600 locations in 22 Cities, including Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles and New York City. Brands will Deliver Joy to Guests and Children’s Hospitals Across the […]

Amazon announces animated kid series Lost in Oz to premiere August 4 on Prime Video in the US and UK

Brand-New Series Expands on Multiple Emmy-Winning Special and Stars Voice Talent of Ashley Boettcher, Gina Gershon, Allison Mack, Jorge Diaz and Nika Futterman SEATTLE, 2017-Jul-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Jul. 6, 2017) announced that Lost in Oz, the highly-anticipated animated kid series for children ages 6-11, is scheduled to premiere August 4 on Prime Video in the US and UK. The new […]

Sheetz starts July fundraising campaign to support the Sheetz For The Kidz Holiday Program and Make-A-Wish

ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the past 25 years Sheetz For The Kidz (SFTK) has set out to provide support, hope, joy and happiness to children within the communities in which Sheetz operates. SFTK is an employee driven 501 (c)(3) charitable organization that raises funds to support the Sheetz For The Kidz Holiday […]

Sequential Brands expands its lifestyle brand Heelys® with activewear for children

NEW YORK, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) (“Sequential” or the “Company”) announced today ( June 29, 2017 ) a key category expansion for its lifestyle brand Heelys® as it entered into a long-term license agreement with Sugar Plum NY to produce a line of activewear for children. Heelys first activewear […]

Amazon: New animated series Niko and the Sword of Light to premiere on July 21 on Prime Video

New animated series, based on the motion graphic comic by Imaginism Studios, Inc. and Studio NX, features the voice talent of Tom Kenny, Andre Robinson, Steve Blum, Kevin Michael Richardson, Jim Cummings, and Kari Wahlgren SEATTLE, 2017-Jul-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (June 29, 2017) announced its original animated series for kids ages […]

Build-A-Bear Workshop launches Keely, the newest addition to its beloved Honey Girls collection

New Colorful Leopard Brings West-Coast Flair to Girl Band as they Hit Los Angeles ST. LOUIS, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW), an interactive destination where Guests can create personalized furry friends, today (June 22, 2017) launched Keely, the newest addition to its beloved Honey Girls collection, as the band takes on Los […]

Lady Gaga to help promote kindness in schools across America through partnership with Staples for Students program

Lady Gaga to help promote kindness in schools across America through partnership with Staples for Students program   Staples Announces $2 Million Donation to DonorsChoose.org and Born This Way Foundation FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lady Gaga is teaming up with Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) to support education and create a positive […]

Argos releases toy predictions that will dominate Christmas wish lists this year

Argos releases toy predictions that will dominate Christmas wish lists this year   Milton, Keynes, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Memorable childhood gifts including dolls and LEGO, as well as the latest tech driven toys, look set to dominate Christmas wish lists this year, according to leading UK toy retailer, Argos It has today […]

The Children’s Place to open retail stores in Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and The Philippines

SECAUCUS, N.J., 2017-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Children’s Place, Inc.(Nasdaq:PLCE), the largest pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America, today (June 19, 2017) announced that it has entered into a development agreement with Gill Capital covering Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and The Philippines.  The first retail stores are to open in Indonesia, with the […]

Lulu Group International extends support to Dubai Cares’ mission to provide quality education to underprivileged youth

Lulu Group International extends support to Dubai Cares’ mission to provide quality education to underprivileged youth   Commitment is in line with UAE’s ‘Year of Giving 2017’ MOU is signed following a pledge made by Lulu in March 2017 Dubai, 2017-Jun-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the spirit of the month of Ramadan and […]

Sunoco LP’s Miracle Balloon Fundraising Campaigns raised more than $1.6 million dollars for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

DALLAS, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Donations through in-store Miracle Balloon Fundraising Campaigns at Stripes and APlus stores helped raise more than $1.6 million dollars for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) around the country. Since 2000, Stripes and APlus, owned and operated by Sunoco LP, have partnered with CMN Hospitals to raise more […]

The Gymboree Corporation signs Restructuring Support Agreement with majority of its Term Loan Lenders

Company Continues to Operate Business As Usual Restructuring Facilitated through Voluntary Chapter 11 Filing Will Reduce Debt by Over $900 Million Vast Majority of Trade Creditors Critical to Business Expected to be Paid in Full Secures $35 Million in New-Money Financing to Support Operations San Francisco, 2017-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Gymboree Corporation (the […]

Animated kids series Danger & Eggs to premiere on Friday, June 30 on Amazon Prime Video in the US and UK

All 13 episodes, created by Mike Owens and Shadi Petosky, and executive produced by Owens, Petosky, and Chris Hardwick, will feature the voice talent of comedians Aidy Bryant and Eric Knobel Guest star voice talent includes Weird Al, Lori Petty, Charlyne Yi, Kate Micucci, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jasika Nicole, Felicia Day, Jonah Ray, Angelica Ross, and Jazz Jennings SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-08 — […]

Build-A-Bear Workshop to roll out Pop-up Shops and On-location Experiences this summer

ST. LOUIS, 2017-Jun-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — This summer, Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) fans can find the brand’s one-of-a-kind experience in a variety of new and exciting locations, from select AMC Theatres and Carnival Cruise Line ships to Gaylord Hotels and Beaches Resorts. Build-A-Bear Workshop Pop-Up Shops at Select AMC Theatres Build-A-Bear Workshop seasonal pop-up shops […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods announces multi-year, strategic partnership with US Youth Soccer

PITTSBURGH, 2017-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) announced today (June 1, 2017) a multi-year, strategic partnership with US Youth Soccer, the largest member of the United States Soccer Federation, and its DICK’S Team Sports HQ youth sports platform. As the Official Sporting Goods Retailer and Soccer Management Technology Partner, DICK’S and […]

The Children’s Place welcomes John J. Sullivan as its Chief Transformation Officer

SECAUCUS, N.J., 2017-Jun-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Children’s Place, Inc.(Nasdaq:PLCE), the largest pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America, today (May 30, 2017) announced the appointment of John J. Sullivan to the newly created position of Chief Transformation Officer, effective June 12, 2017.  Mr. Sullivan will report to Michael Scarpa, Chief Operating Officer, […]

7‑Eleven® and local police departments to distribute free Slurpee® drink coupons to reward kids for good behavior

Local Police Departments will Receive Millions of FREE Slurpee Coupons To Reward Kids for Good Behavior IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Jun-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — This summer, thousands of local law enforcement officers will be dispensing well-deserved Slurpee® justice to good kids across the U.S. For the 22nd year, 7‑Eleven® is working with police and sheriff’s […]

PENNY verschenkt am Internationalen Kindertag 400.000 Äpfel

PENNY verschenkt am Internationalen Kindertag 400.000 Äpfel   1. Juni stellt Bedürfnisse und Rechte von Kindern sowie Jugendlichen in den Mittelpunkt Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Jun-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seit der Wiedervereinigung rückt nicht nur der Weltkindertag (20.09.) die Rechte und Bedürfnisse von Kindern in den Mittelpunkt des öffentlichen Interesses, sondern auch der Internationale Kindertag […]

PetSmart Charities supports Boston Children’s Hospital’s animal assisted therapy program with $360,000 grant

Grant Will Help Double the Number of Therapy Dogs Supporting Pediatric Patients, Family and Staff From 17 To 34 Dogs, and Serve an Additional Three Satellite Locations by 2019 PHOENIX and BOSTON, 2017-May-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Boston Children’s Hospital and PetSmart Charities today (May 25, 2017) announced that the Hospital received a $360,000 grant […]

Greggs thanks customers and colleagues for making North East Children’s Cancer run a success

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 2017-May-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Greggs were incredibly proud to once again support the North East Children’s Cancer run, where this year over 8,000 runners completed either the 5 mile run or the children’s mini 1 mile run. This year the event celebrated its 35th year, and throughout this time […]

GiftsbyMeeta.com Introduces Fresh Collection of Presents for the Kids on the Website

Delhi, India, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kids, the very special species on the planet enjoy most any festive occasion around our home and their grins, laughter, warm hugs or even their cute crying all are the major themes which have been incorporated while Launching overhauled category named Gifts for kids on GiftsbyMeeta’s website. […]

Artsplash™ named as the first-ever winner of ABC’s “The Toy Box”

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., 2017-May-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — After eight weeks of viewing over 35 toy inventions the kid judges have spoken, and Artsplash™ (formerly known as Liquid Art) prevailed as the first-ever winner of ABC’s “The Toy Box.”  Artsplash™ is now available for purchase online exclusively at Toysrus.com and will be available only […]

Amazon announces two new additions to its Fire Tablet lineup—the all-new Fire 7 and Fire HD 8

Amazon announces two new additions to its Fire Tablet lineup—the all-new Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 = Fire 7, the next generation of Amazon’s best-selling tablet, is now thinner and lighter with an improved 7” IPS display, longer battery life, and improved Wi-Fi connectivity—still only $49.99 Fire HD 8, the next generation of Amazon’s […]

Amazon adds all-new Fire 7 Kids Edition and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition to its Fire tablet lineup

Amazon adds all-new Fire 7 Kids Edition and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition to its Fire tablet lineup   All-New Fire 7 Kids Edition includes Fire 7 tablet with 16 GB of storage and 8 hours battery life, a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, a kid-proof case, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee—still only $99.99 Introducing […]

GameStop raised nearly $1.2 million during its in-store donation campaign for Autism Speaks

For the second year, GameStop and its family of retail brands show their passion for autism awareness while raising funds for Autism Speaks® GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, announced today (May 16, 2017) that it collected nearly […]

Barnes & Noble launches first of its kind summer reading campaign

Every Store Nationwide Refreshed with New Summer Signage and Displays Designed to Highlight the Summer’s Biggest Reads Available at Amazing Values  Popular Summer Reading Program for Kids Returns; Kids in Grades One Through Six Can Earn a Free Book  New York, NY, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s […]