Kmart creates the “Ridiculous Cash Bash” game show that rewards contestants for their awesome talents

14 Contestants Will Win a Trip to Hollywood to Compete for Thousands in Prizes and FREECASH in Points on Program Hosted by Cooper Manning HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — As another out-of-the-box way to engage with members this holiday, Kmart has created the “Ridiculous Cash Bash,” a game show that rewards […]

Visa adds Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team to Team Visa

Visa adds Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team to Team Visa   Inspired by their determination, Visa helps pave the way to PyeongChang for this group of Olympic hopefuls SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa (NYSE:V) today (Nov. 15, 2017) announced the addition of three athletes who make up the Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team to Team […]

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 […]

2017 Wendy’s High School Heisman National Finalists announced

2017 Wendy’s High School Heisman National Finalists announced   Ten Outstanding High School Seniors from Across the Country Compete for two $10,000 Scholarships DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The cut has been made and Wendy’s High School Heisman® names the Top Ten Scholar-Athletes in the U.S. These young men and women will now compete […]

Tapestry declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.3375 per common share

NEW YORK, 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tapestry, Inc. (NYSE:TPR) (SEHK:6388), a leading New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, today (Nov. 15, 2017) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.3375 per common share. The dividend is payable on January 2, 2018 to shareholders of record as of the close […]

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 […]

BRC on consumer price inflation figures in UK: It may be an expensive Christmas dinner this year

London, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Commenting on the latest consumer price inflation figures releases by the ONS today (November 14, 2017), Rachel Lund, Head of Retail Insight & Analytics at the BRC said: “It may be an expensive Christmas dinner this year as a combination of more costly imports and higher world food prices, particularly […]

SPAR Slovenia a proud sponsor of the EuroBasket Champions

Slovenia, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Slovenia has been the sponsor of the national basketball team for 17 years and this year’s sponsorship was extra special with the team being crowned European Champions at the EuroBasket finals in Istanbul. There were more than 7,000 Slovenians in the stands to support their team and […]

SPAR Austria opens newly expanded and modernised academy following €10 million investment

Vienna, Austria, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The SPAR Academy in Vienna is one of Europe’s most innovative development centres, offering training to 300 apprentices. Showing its commitment to employee development, SPAR Austria recently invested around €10 million in the expansion and modernisation of the academy. The new facilities offer high-tech materials and new methods of […]

KappAhl estimates lower operating profit for the first quarter 2017/2018

KappAhl estimates lower operating profit for the first quarter 2017/2018   KappAhl AB (publ.) estimates that their operating profit for the first quarter 2017/2018 will be lower than the first quarter 2016/2017. Mölndal, Sweden, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales during the quarter has not lived up to our expectations so far. This is mainly […]

The Home Depot Q3 2017 results: sales of $25.0 billion, an 8.1 percent increase from same period last year

ATLANTA, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today (Nov 14, 2017) reported sales of $25.0 billion for the third quarter of fiscal 2017, an 8.1 percent increase from the third quarter of fiscal 2016. Comparable store sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2017 were positive 7.9 percent, […]

Kesko Group October 2017 sales totalled €912.6 million, an increase of 4.2% in comparable terms

Kesko Group’s sales totalled €912.6 million in October 2017, an increase of 4.2% in comparable terms. Reported total sales decreased by 3.4%. Helsinki, Finland, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — “Kesko’s sales grew in comparable terms in October in the grocery trade and in the building and technical trade. The month had one delivery day […]

Lowe’s Companies to host Q3 2017 earnings conference call webcast on Tuesday, November 21, 2017

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — In conjunction with the Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) third quarter 2017 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Rick D. […]

The Michaels Companies to host Q3 results conference call on Thursday, November 30, 2017

IRVING, Texas, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIK) today (2017-11-13) announced that the Company plans to report third quarter results on Thursday, November 30, 2017, before the opening of U.S. financial markets. In connection with the announcement, the Company will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. CT on Thursday, November 30, 2017, to discuss its […]

AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 317,866 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM NOVEMBER 6, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING NOVEMBER 10, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 317,866 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from November 6, 2017 up to and including November 10, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €16.62 per share for a total consideration of €5.3 million. These repurchases were […]

LightInTheBox “Singles Day” sales increased by 15.6% from 2016

BEIJING, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LITB) (“LightInTheBox” or the “Company”), a global online retail company that delivers products directly to consumers around the world, today (Nov. 13, 2017) announced that sales on Chinese “Singles Day”, which took place on November 11, 2017, increased 15.6% when compared to the same day last year. Sales […]

Visa launches Visa Global Transit Solutions; creating a more convenient experience for mass transit commuters worldwide

Visa launches Visa Global Transit Solutions; creating a more convenient experience for mass transit commuters worldwide   Visa introduces innovative worldwide program to accelerate seamless, friction-free commuting with contactless payments The new Visa Ready for Transit program incorporates new standards that will simplify the certification of payment solutions for operators and transit solution providers A […]

Kroger’s Honoring Our Heroes campaign raised $3.2 million for USO

CINCINNATI, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Veterans Day, The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced a $3.2 million contribution to the USO. This donation is made possible through the company’s Honoring Our Heroes campaign, a commitment Kroger made to veterans, military service members and their families. $1 million of this donation is a corporate donation from Kroger. […]

Perry Ellis appoints Jorge Narino as Interim Chief Financial Officer

MIAMI, 2017-Nov-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY) announced today the appointment of Jorge Narino as Interim Chief Financial Officer, reporting to Oscar Feldenkreis, CEO & President of Perry Ellis International. Mr. Narino is being elevated to the CFO role on an interim basis after serving Perry Ellis for 13 years, including in his current role as […]

Dunkin’ Brands earns 90% in its debut on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index

Dunkin’ Brands Earns 90% on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 16th Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality Canton, Mass., 2017-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Brands, Inc. the franchisor of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, received a score of 90% in its debut on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report […]

Swedish ICA stores sales increased by 3.4% in October 2017

Solna, Sweden, 2017-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales in the Swedish ICA stores increased by 3.4% in October 2017 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 2.6%. October 2017 January – October 2017 Store sales excl. VAT Mkr Change  all stores Change like-for-like Mkr Change  all stores Change like-for-like Maxi […]

Office Depot completes the acquisition of CompuCom Systems, Inc. and announces Q3 2017 results

Acquisition Combines World-Class IT Service Capabilities, Extensive Customer Base and Nationwide Footprint to Create a Powerful Omnichannel Growth Opportunity Strengthens Core Business Through Immediate Cross-Selling Opportunities and Ability to Become a One-Stop Destination for Business Products and Services Q3 2017 GAAP EPS from Continuing Operations of $0.19 Strong 2017 YTD Operating Cash Flow (1) in Excess of […]

Visa creates wearable payment devices in the spirit of the Olympic Winter Games

Visa creates wearable payment devices in the spirit of the Olympic Winter Games   Fans and Team Visa Athletes will enjoy the convenience and style of Visa payment-enabled gloves, stickers and commemorative Olympic pins SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Nov-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa (NYSE: V), the exclusive payment technology partner at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, […]

Shopify CEO Tobias Lütke to lead the Government of Canada’s Economic Strategy Table on digital industries

Table will help Canadian entrepreneurs and innovators overcome growth challenges OTTAWA, ON, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SHOP), the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, today (November 8, 2017) announced its founder and CEO, Tobias Lütke, will serve as Chair of the Government of Canada’s Economic Strategy […]

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 […]

7‑Eleven introduces new payments option — Amazon Cash

IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Online shoppers who don’t have a credit card, or prefer not to use one for purchases, can now use Amazon Cash to add funds to their Amazon.com Balance at almost 8,000 7‑Eleven®  stores in the U.S.. The process is simple. To load money into their Amazon account, customers present […]

Paradies Lagardère to donate part of its sales from November 10-11 in its stores in Canadian airports to the Royal Canadian Legion’s Poppy Trust Fund

More than 80 stores in 13 Canadian airports will participate ATLANTA, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the travel retail and restaurateur leader in North America, is partnering with several airports throughout Canada to honor veterans that have served their country on Remembrance Day, November 11. Paradies Lagardère will donate a percentage of […]

PHILIPPINES: SM reported consolidated net income rose 8% to PHP23.8 billion for the first nine months of 2017

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments Corporation (SM) reported consolidated net income rose 8% to PHP23.8 billion for the first nine months of the year. Recurring net income, net of one-time items, climbed 13%. Consolidated revenues likewise grew 8% to PHP272.2 billion for the period from PHP252.7 billion in the […]

PetSmart Charities donates $300,000 to facility dog provider Canine Companions for Independence

Grant Will Place Six Facility Dog Teams in Regions Across the Country to Support 15,600 Individuals per Year PHOENIX and SANTA ROSA, CALIF., 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Facility dog provider, Canine Companions for Independence, today (Nov. 7, 2017 ) announced its receipt of a $300,000 grant from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North […]