Stanley Black & Decker accelerates its global Industry 4.0 “smart factory” initiative with an Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence in downtown Hartford

Stanley Black & Decker accelerates its global Industry 4.0 “smart factory” initiative with an Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence in downtown Hartford   Names Sudhi Bangalore to lead center that will eventually house approximately 50 Industry 4.0 professionals Announces launch of STANLEY+Techstars Additive Manufacturing Accelerator to bring start-ups to Hartford HARTFORD, Conn., 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR […]

Stanley Black & Decker and Techstars launch the STANLEY+Techstars Additive Manufacturing Accelerator in Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn., 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) and Techstars, one of the world’s best startup accelerators, today (Dec. 5, 2017) announced the formation of a three-year partnership and the launch of the STANLEY+Techstars Additive Manufacturing Accelerator in Hartford. This mentorship-driven, entrepreneurial accelerator program will select 10 startups in the additive manufacturing […]

Stanley Black & Decker appoints Dr. Mark Maybury to the newly created position of Chief Technology Officer

Stanley Black & Decker appoints Dr. Mark Maybury to the newly created position of Chief Technology Officer   NEW BRITAIN, Conn., 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) has named Dr. Mark Maybury to the newly created position of Chief Technology Officer. Maybury joins the organization from The MITRE Corporation, where he held a variety […]

Tractor Supply Company announces its participation in the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer and Retail Conference

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today (Nov. 08, 2017) announced its participation in the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer and Retail Conference on November 15, 2017.  Kurt Barton, Chief Financial Officer; Rob Mills, Chief Information Officer and Strategist; and Beth […]

Tractor Supply Company announces the appointment of Thomas A. Kingsbury to its Board of Directors

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today (Nov. 06, 2017)  announced that Thomas A. Kingsbury has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Kingsbury brings a wealth of knowledge and CEO leadership experience to the Tractor Supply Board, […]

Stanley Black & Decker to open its third manufacturing facility in Texas

MISSION, Texas, 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) today (Oct. 31, 2017) announced that the world’s largest tools and storage company will open a new manufacturing facility in Mission, TX. The company has signed a lease on a nearly 300,000 square foot facility that will make DEWALT power tool products. The facility will […]

RIMOWA launches campaign to mark the 80th anniversary of its design

RIMOWA launches campaign to mark the 80th anniversary of its design   Paris, 2017-Oct-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — In 1937 RIMOWA revolutionized the world of travel by using aluminum for the first time to craft lightweight luggage made of aluminum. Inspired by the early days of aviation, the emblematic RIMOWA aluminum luggage has become a true travel […]

Stanley Black & Decker announces inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, North America for the seventh consecutive year

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) has been selected as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the seventh consecutive year. Stanley Black & Decker’s overall score placed the company in the 86th percentile of the DJSI, up from 83rd last year. “At Stanley Black & Decker, […]

REI introduces eight new adventure touring and recreational transit bikes to the 2018 Co-op Cycles brand line-up

REI confirms successful growth of its in-house cycling brand Member and employee feedback aids in design inspiration for new bikes Kent, Washington, 2017-Oct-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Drafting off a successful first year with the introduction of its Co-op Cycles brand, REI, the nation’s largest outdoor co-op, will introduce eight new adventure touring and recreational transit bikes to […]

Millennium India All Set to Regale FoodPro 2017 with Innovative POS Technology

CHENNAI, India, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ —   Millennium India, the pioneer in Point of Sale (POS) technology in India, will be part of over 300 strong contingent of business verticals who will be showcasing their products, services and technology associated with food and beverage industry at the three-day Foodpro 2017 exhibition which will be […]

Stanley Black & Decker commits up to $125,000 for immediate Hurricane Harvey disaster relief

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the images and stories of the devastation caused in Texas by Hurricane Harvey continue to mount, Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) today (Aug. 28, 2017) announced a commitment of up to $125,000 for immediate distaster relief. The company will donate $50,000 to the American Red Cross and $25,000 to the Houston ToolBank, as well as double […]

REI invested $1 million in organizations that create opportunities to connect women and girls to nature

New $500,000 Force of Nature Fund supports 26 nonprofits across the country  Over 500 organizations responded to REI’s call for submissions SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its commitment to create access to the outdoors for all, REI has invested $1 million in organizations across the country that are creating opportunities to […]

Sears Holdings signs licensing agreements to expand Kenmore and DieHard brands worldwide

Kenmore and Kenmore Elite Floor Care Products to be Sold at Retailers Worldwide DieHard Alkaline Batteries and Flashlights to be Sold at Retailers in Select Countries Internationally HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Holdings today (Aug 22, 2017) announced it has signed two licensing agreements that will broaden the reach of […]

BIXOLON releases new SDK for faster and easier integration of Chrome-based POS & Kiosk applications

Seongnam-si, Korea, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — BIXOLON Co., Ltd. a leading global mobile, label and POS printer manufacturer, today (August 22, 2017) announced a new software development kit to speed development of Chrome-based receipt printing applications. The first POS printer manufacturer to offer development tools for the Google Chrome OS™, BIXOLON created the new […]

Stanley Black & Decker opens new Makerspace in Maryland

Stanley Black & Decker opens new Makerspace in Maryland   TOWSON, Md., 2017-Aug-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) today (Aug. 17, 2017) announced the grand opening of its state-of-the-art Makerspace, a 4,500-square- foot workshop dedicated to helping Stanley Black & Decker employees bring innovative new ideas to life, as well as to […]

Tractor Supply Company starts construction of new distribution center in Frankfort, NY

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, announced today ( Aug. 09, 2017) it has officially begun construction of a new distribution center in Frankfort, NY. “The addition of our new distribution center in New York is important to our […]

Tractor Supply Company declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today (Aug. 08, 2017) announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share of the Company’s common stock. The dividend will be paid on September 6, […]

REI Co-op unveils its next spring’s new gear collection

New gear collection designed using insights from co-op members and employees SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Jul-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — REI Co-op’s in-house brand released its plans for next spring’s new gear collection during the Outdoor Retailer industry tradeshow. Highlights include outerwear featuring GORE-TEX® Active fabric technology that will be on display at the show, a […]

Stanley Black & Decker appoints Janet Link Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Stanley Black & Decker appoints Janet Link Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary   NEW BRITAIN, Conn., 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) today (July 25, 2017) named Janet Link Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Link joins Stanley Black & Decker from J.C. Penney Company where she served as General Counsel. She succeeds Bruce Beatt who […]

Stanley Black & Decker opens new Breakthrough Innovation center in Boston

BOSTON, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) today (July 24, 2017) announced the opening of a new Breakthrough Innovation center in Boston dedicated to advancing technological innovation in the company’s Stanley Security business. The Stanley Security Futures Innovation Factory is the company’s 11th Innovation Center globally and will initially employ approximately 20 people in Boston’s Seaport District. […]

Tractor Supply Company to release its second quarter 2017 results on Wednesday, July 26, 2017

BRENTWOOD, Tenn, 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, intends to release its second quarter 2017 results after the market closes on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.  In conjunction with this release, the management of Tractor Supply Company will host a conference […]

Stanley Black & Decker declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.63 per common share

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) announced today ( July 19, 2017) that its Board of Directors approved a $0.05 increase of its quarterly cash dividend to $0.63 per common share. This marks the 50th consecutive annual dividend increase for the company. The dividend is payable on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 to shareholders of […]

Cabela’s Incorporated to release 2Q 2017 financial results on Thursday, August 3, 2017

SIDNEY, Neb., 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE:CAB) announced today (Jul. 18, 2017) it is scheduled to release second quarter 2017 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, August 3, 2017. Cabela’s will not host a conference call with analysts and investors or provide guidance in connection with the results and does not […]

LCP: ERF Electrical celebrating its 50th anniversary with the opening of new, larger trade premises at The Dunstall Hill Estate

London, 2017-Jul-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — A leading electrical wholesaler is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the opening of new, larger trade premises in Wolverhampton. ERF Electrical Wholesalers Ltd is relocating from Willenhall Road to unit 2, The Dunstall Hill Estate, after agreeing a 10-year lease with leading commercial property investment company LCP, which owns […]

The Home Depot® to acquire equipment rental and maintenance services provider Compact Power Equipment, Inc.

ATLANTA, 2017-Jul-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot® today (July 6, 2017) announced a definitive agreement to purchase Compact Power Equipment, Inc., a leading national provider of equipment rental and maintenance services for $265 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the company’s fiscal second quarter. As a long-term […]

X-Surveillances introduces the new DS300, PTT-Handheld Body Camera

The Hague, Netherlands, 2017-Jul-07 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Body Cameras will be an indispensable device to encourage and enforce better practices by police forces in addition to increasing accountability for all who use them. They will also add protection and ensure candid interactions with the members of public. The consequences are all too familiar in […]

Kenmore’s launches new line of smart room air conditioners available now in select Sears stores nationwide

Trusted home appliance brand rolls out newly designed smart air conditioners with updated app to make keeping cool a breeze this summer HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Jun-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — This summer is set to be a scorcher with the Old Farmer’s Almanac predicting above average temperatures for many parts of the U.S. To […]

Cabela’s announces date of Special Meeting of Stockholders to approve acquisition of Cabela’s by Bass Pro Shops

Special Meeting to Take Place on July 11, 2017 SIDNEY, Neb., 2017-Jun-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE:CAB) today (Jun. 5, 2017) announced that it has filed definitive proxy materials with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) in connection with the Special Meeting of Stockholders (the “Special Meeting”) to approve the previously […]

JCPenney launches dorm shops in stores and online

JCPenney launches dorm shops in stores and online   Many stores are located within 5 miles of most major colleges, offering convenient in-store pick up of dorm furnishings, including new compact refrigerators and laptops PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jun-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The high school class of 2017 is off to college this fall and […]

Tractor Supply Company to present at the Baird 2017 Global Consumer, Technology and Services Conference

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., 2017-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (Nasdaq:TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today (June 01, 2017) announced its participation in the Baird 2017 Global Consumer, Technology and Services Conference on June 8, 2017. Greg Sandfort, Chief Executive Officer, Kurt Barton, Chief Financial Officer, and Christine […]