Barnes & Noble unveils its lineup of free Storytime events for children and families for the holiday season

A Special Storytime Pajama Party Featuring Customer-Favorite The Polar Express Free Children’s Storytimes Celebrate the Joy of Reading and a Family Holiday Tradition Throughout the Month of December New York, NY, 2017-Nov-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today announced its lineup of free Storytime events for children and […]

Carrefour Belgium to open additional three pick-up points for online orders

BELGIUM, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — On September 29, Carrefour will open three new pick-up points for drive.be. This will bring the total number of new pick-up points opened this month up to 15. At the start of this year, Carrefour announced its targets for 2017 to – extend home delivery, – trial home delivery […]

CVS Pharmacy launches annual free health screening campaign — Project Health

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — In its continuing commitment to improve access to affordable health care for all Americans, CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced the launch of Project Health, the company’s annual free health screening campaign. Over the next four months, 450 Project Health wellness events will […]

Macy’s expands same-day delivery to 15 additional U.S. markets

Macy’s continues to enhance omnichannel experience for customers by expanding same-day delivery to 15 additional markets, serviced by Deliv CINCINNATI, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today announced the expansion of its same-day delivery of products purchased online at macys.com, bloomingdales.com and both brands’ mobile apps. Starting this fall, Macy’s will offer same-day delivery […]

John Lewis expands new home improvement and maintenance service trial across Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Gloucester and Taunton

LONDON, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis will expand a trial of a brand new home improvement and maintenance service across Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Gloucester and Taunton from 12 September.  The initiative, called ‘Home Solutions from John Lewis’, which has already been trialled in Milton Keynes, enables customers to book plumbers, electricians, […]

Luxury Goods Market Global 2017 Industry Trends, Sales, Supply, Demand, Analysis & Forecasts to 2021

Pune, India, 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Luxury goods has entered a new phase, where conspicuous consumption is giving way to more meaningful luxury experiences. As consumers reassess their priorities, asking themselves what they truly value, a host of major trends have emerged: from the preference given to luxury experiences over “things”, to sustainable […]

Wegmans Food Markets introduces online cake orders for special occasions

ROCHESTER, NY, 2017-May-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets is now offering online celebration cake and cookie cake orders at wegmans.com/ createyourcake. Select cakes can be customized, ordered, and paid for online with a credit or debit card and a minimum of 24 hours’ notice. Order pickup is available at all Wegmans stores. “Many […]

Raley’s acquires property for the future flagship store in the town of Truckee, CA

Fair Oaks, CA, 2017-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Raley’s advances forward with plans to build a new flagship store in the town of Truckee. This past week, JMA Ventures successfully acquired the property located at Joerger Ranch on the corner of Highway 267 and Soaring Way, adjacent to the Truckee Tahoe Airport. The project will […]

CVS Pharmacy introduces new store design to enhance retail customer experience

Reimagined store design, new health services, an expanded offering of health and beauty products and “better-for-you” food options rolling out Company will also remove certain chemicals from its beauty and personal care products and is developing new standards for vitamin and supplement offerings WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division […]

Rakuten launches comprehensive English learning service

Offering foreign language learning software Lingvist and English learning app, Maname to users in Japan TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. announced the official launch of “Rakuten Super English,” a comprehensive English learning service utilizing technology to provide a practical English learning and a new style of studying. The launch of […]

Bartell Drugs pharmacists now offer treatments for minor medical care needs

SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs is now offering treatments for a variety of minor medical care needs through their network of certified pharmacists. The twelve stores offering these services include: 5th & Olive, Issaquah, North Bend, Factoria, Broadway and Pike, Silver Lake, Redondo, Magnolia, Burien, Lower Queen Anne, Riverton Heights, and Lake […]

Sears partners with personal finance expert Nicole Lapin to offer savvy advice for shoppers this spring shopping season

Timely pro tips to earn more rewards, maximize shopping dollars ahead of major sales event HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just in time for the launch of spring yard care and fashion shopping seasons, Sears has teamed with personal finance expert and New York Times bestselling author Nicole Lapin to offer savvy […]

ShopChat Launches World’s 1st Shopping Keyboard; Rakuten Funding

ShopChat Launches World’s First Shopping Keyboard & Raises Funding from Rakuten ShopChat attracts 100,000 beta users by combining two of the most popular mobile activities,chatting and shopping, into a new chat commerce platform, an alternative to struggling shopping bots SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., 2017-Mar-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Message commerce startup ShopChat today emerged from […]

EROSKI extiende a Álava el servicio ‘click & drive’ de recogida de los pedidos online con el coche

El servicio gratuito que ofrece en el hipermercado EROSKI Boulevard ha supuesto una inversión de 40.000 € y la creación de dos puestos de trabajo Click & Drive combina la facilidad de la compra online con la recogida del pedido sin salir del coche en el aparcamiento del hipermercado tan solo cuatro horas después de […]

SPAR South Africa helps customers stay in shape with new exercise programme, My Home Gym

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its commitment to promoting an active and healthy lifestyle, SPAR South Africa has launched an exciting new exercise programme, My Home Gym, which is helping customers stay in shape. An eight-week long programme, SPAR’s My Home Gym can be followed in the comfort of […]

Raley’s, Bel Air Market and Nob Hill Foods expand eCart program to many of their Bay Area stores

Raley’s eCart offers time saving convenience with “shop online, pick-up at store” option Fair Oaks, CA, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Raley’s, parent company to Nob Hills Foods, has expanded their eCart program to many of their Bay Area stores. The enhanced system improves upon the current online order and curbside pickup solutions across all […]

Prime Now offers one-hour delivery of products from Peninsula Beauty and Pet Food Express in the San Francisco Bay Area

Starting today, Prime Now offers one and two-hour delivery of thousands of beauty supplies from local favorite, Peninsula Beauty Prime members in the San Francisco Bay Area can now get convenient delivery of heavy pet food, toys, pet beds and more from Pet Food Express Prime Now expands delivery of thousands of fresh and healthy […]

Meijer expands its relationship with Shipt to bring home delivery service across its six-state footprint

Meijer signs deal with Shipt to expand home delivery; Customers to get groceries and essentials from local Meijer delivered in as little as one hour GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer announced today it is bringing home delivery across its six-state footprint, starting with Grand Rapids, Fort Wayne and Indianapolis, and will […]

KiwiTech Announces Strategic Partnership with Blingby

Strategic partnership formed to revolutionize video content delivery and e-commerce Washington DC, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — KiwiTech, LLC, a startup accelerator and technology services company, has announced a strategic partnership with Blingby, an innovative digital advertising and marketing platform. Blingby users watch, buy, book or rent the styles and places that inspire them. […]

Sainsbury’s invests on its colleagues on disability awareness training

Sainsbury’s invests on its colleagues on disability awareness training   London, 2016-Nov-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — To give its deaf customers a better experience in store, Sainsbury’s has created a short film for its colleagues on how to communicate with deaf customers, particularly those who use British Sign Language (BSL). Retailer creates award-winning film to […]

NACS: convenience stores contributed nearly $1 billion to charities over the past year

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2016-Oct-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Convenience stores contributed or collected nearly $1 billion to charities over the past year, according to a national survey of retailers released today by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). More than 97% of convenience store companies responding to the survey say they donate to charities. […]

Accessible prescription label service now available for visually impaired customers at Bartell Drugs

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs is now offering three solutions for persons with visual impairment who cannot read the print on their prescription drug container labels. Patients can receive either ScripTalk audible labels, ScripView large print labels, or Braille labels based on their need.  Accessible prescription labels help low-vision patients safely […]

CVS Pharmacy to assist patients in determining the best Medicare Part D prescription drug plan during enrollment period for 2017

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced today (Oct. 14, 2016) that it will offer an extensive array of in-store and online resources to assist senior patients in determining the best 2017 Medicare Part D prescription drug plan during the Annual Enrollment period. Open […]

BRC welcomes UK’s new National Cyber Security Centre

LONDON, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The UK’s new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) officially launches today (October 3, 2016) as a public-facing part of GCHQ, through which the government will deliver authoritative advice on tackling industry wide cyber-security issues. The British Retail Consortium (BRC) fully supports the creation of the National Cyber Security Centre […]

Diebold Nixdorf launches crowdstorming program to help create new consumer services for financial institutions

NORTH CANTON, Ohio and PADERBORN, Germany, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf has launched an innovative crowd storming program to help create radically new consumer services for financial institutions that want to shift the paradigm in an increasingly digital environment and reshape how they might interact with customers 10 years from now and […]

Luxury travel specialist Tully Luxury Travel expands its senior leadership team

TORONTO, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — As Tully Luxury Travel prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary year, it has announced two new appointments to its senior leadership team. Ms. Cathy Holler joins as Vice President, African Dreams, and Mr. Pat Lista joins as Vice President, Product & Contracting. Both bring 30 years of experience in the […]

Inditex deploys mobile payments across all of the Group’s Spanish stores

Arteixo, Spain, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inditex is enabling mobile payments across all of the Group’s Spanish stores from 1 September. This new customer service will be available both within the online apps of Inditex’s eight retail concepts and in the form of a Group-wide app called InWallet which users can download from the […]

Geek Squad City celebrates its 10th anniversary

Geek Squad City celebrates its 10th anniversary   Minneapolis, MN, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — About 15 miles south of Louisville, Kentucky, a small but highly productive “city” is inhabited entirely by geeks. Geek Squad Agents, that is. And today (August 30, 2016), it celebrates its 10th anniversary. Geek Squad City boasts the largest concentration […]

Sainsbury’s trials new concept called Slow Shopping to help elderly and disabled customers

Sainsbury’s trials new concept called Slow Shopping to help elderly and disabled customers   Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Slow Shopping is run at the store every Tuesday from 1-3 pm. During this time people who want to use the service are greeted at the entrance to the store, where a Sainsbury’s […]

Colruyt, OKay and Solucious recall Everyday orange juice 100 % pure squeezed due to presence of yeast saccharomyces

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Aug-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following reports of customers, we found the yeast saccharomyces in the 100% pure squeezed orange juice of Everyday (fresh market, plastic 2 l bottle). Saccharomyces is a yeast that converts sugars into gas making it possible for the bottle to tear or burst open (especially during transport). There […]