Kmart launches #UglySweaterforBetter social media campaign to raise funds to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

Kmart launches #UglySweaterforBetter social media campaign to raise funds to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®   #UglySweaterforBetter, A New Addition to Kmart’s Annual Campaign to Raise Millions for Lifesaving Research and Treatment of Childhood Cancer and Other Life-Threatening Diseases HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — ‘Tis the season to wear the […]

H&M Foundation and UNICEF launch new initiative to make early childhood development programmes more accessible to children with disabilities

H&M Foundation and UNICEF launch new initiative to make early childhood development programmes more accessible to children with disabilities   H&M Foundation and UNICEF have launched a new partnership to support young children, in particular those with disabilities. The initiative is worth SEK 30 million (USD 3.7 million) and one aim is to reach more […]

Macerich announces the sale of its Chicago office building for $86.4 million

SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ —The Macerich Company (NYSE: MAC) today (Nov. 27, 2017) announced the sale of an office building at 500 North Michigan Avenue in Chicago for $86.4 million.  The asset was unencumbered and wholly-owned by Macerich. 500 N. Michigan Ave is a 326,000 square foot office tower located adjacent to Macerich’s The Shops at North Bridge, a 673,000 square […]

Old Navy donates $1 million to Boys & Girls Clubs following successful Black Friday donation campaign

OVERWHELMING CUSTOMER RESPONSE TO BLACK FRIDAY COZY SOCK TRIGGER DONATION FUNDS FIRST JOBS PROGRAM FOR CLUB TEENS  SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Timed to Giving Tuesday, Old Navy is donating $1 million to Boys & Girls Clubs after a successful Black Friday trigger donation campaign. On Black Friday, Old Navy offered customers the opportunity […]

NGA urges Senate to pass comprehensive tax reform to create a more level playing field for supermarkets operating as pass-through businesses

ARLINGTON, Va., 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, and 152 state trade associations and food retailers today urged the U.S. Senate to pass comprehensive tax reform that creates a more level playing field for supermarkets operating as pass-through businesses. In a letter to Senators, the […]

AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 899,840 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM NOVEMBER 20, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING NOVEMBER 24, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 899,840 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from November 20, 2017 up to and including November 24, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €17.05 per share for a total consideration of €15.3 million. These repurchases were made […]

Brixmor Property Group to host live webcast of its 2017 Investor Day Presentation on Tuesday, December 5, 2017

NEW YORK, 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brixmor Property Group Inc. (NYSE: BRX) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its 2017 Investor Day Presentation on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 8:30 AM ET to approximately 12:00 PM ET. The webcast information is as follows: Event: Brixmor Property Group Investor Day 2017 When: 8:30 AM […]

ascena retail group to host Q1 2018 financial results conference call on Monday, December 4, 2017

MAHWAH, N.J., 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — ascena retail group, inc. (NASDAQ – ASNA) (the “Company” or “ascena”) today (-Nov. 27, 2017) announces the release of its Fiscal 2018 first quarter financial results will take place on Monday, December 4, 2017. Results will be released over Business Wire at approximately 4:00 PM Eastern Time. The Company will also host […]

DAVIDsTEA Inc. to host Q3 2017 financial results conference call on Thursday, December 7, 2017

MONTREAL, QUEBEC, 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — DAVIDsTEA Inc. (NASDAQ:DTEA) today (11/28/17) announced that its financial results for the third quarter fiscal 2017 will be released after market close on Thursday, December 7, 2017. The Company will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time that day to discuss the financial results. Details of the Conference Call Via […]

The Home Depot 2017 Investor and Analyst Conference, December 6

ATLANTA, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, announced today (Nov 27, 2017) that it will host its 2017 Investor and Analyst Conference on Wednesday, December 6, at 9 a.m. ET. The event will be webcast live over the internet at http://ir.homedepot.com/events-and-presentations. A link will be displayed under “Events […]

Support a charity this holidays with limited-edition Starbucks Cards

Support a charity this holidays with limited-edition Starbucks Cards   Seattle, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting Nov. 28, Starbucks and Spotify will debut three limited-edition Starbucks Cards featuring Chance the Rapper, Lady Gaga, and Metallica. In the spirit of Starbucks ‘Give Good’ holiday campaign, which encourages goodness of all kinds throughout the holiday season, Starbucks and Spotify are […]

Sears Holdings to host Q3 2017 financial results conference call on Thursday, November 30, 2017

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today (Nov 27, 2017) that it expects to release its financial results for the Company’s fiscal 2017 third quarter before the market opens on Thursday, November 30, 2017, and simultaneously post a pre-recorded conference call and audio webcast on its corporate website. […]

The John Lewis Partnership announces £100,000 investment in innovative tech startups WeFiFo and Exaactly

London, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — One of Britain’s most iconic and historic retailers – the John Lewis Partnership – today (27 November 2017) announced a £100,000 investment in two innovative tech startups following success in the retailer’s fourth annual accelerator programme – JLAB. JLAB is the largest retail tech accelerator programme in the […]

Inditex continues its support to Médecins Sans Frontières’ medical and humanitarian relief works with €2.3 million contribution

Inditex continues its support to Médecins Sans Frontières’ medical and humanitarian relief works with €2.3 million contribution   Arteixo, Spain, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inditex has renewed its support for Médecins Sans Frontières’ (MSF) work with Syrian refugees in the Turkish province of Kilis, on Syrian border, for the fifth consecutive year Inditex’s […]

Alibaba Group announces proposal to offer U.S. dollar-denominated senior unsecured notes

Hangzhou, China, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) today (November 27, 2017) announced that it proposes to offer U.S. dollar-denominated senior unsecured notes (the “notes”), subject to market and other conditions, in an underwritten registered public offering. The principal amount, interest rates, maturity dates and other terms of the […]

Delivery Hero Q3 2017 results: revenues increasing 60% YoY on a like-for-like basis to EUR 137.9 million

Berlin, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delivery Hero Group (“Delivery Hero”), the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace, continued its growth trajectory in the third quarter of 2017 with revenues increasing 60% year-over-year on a like-for-like basis to EUR 137.9 million (Q3 2016: EUR 86.1 million). All segments continued to contribute to the […]

Diebold Nixdorf strengthens retail sales leadership in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region with new appointments

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), a global leader in driving connected commerce, is strengthening its retail sales leadership in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. Giovanni Bandi has been appointed vice president, Retail, UK and Ireland. Bandi has extensive experience in driving software business growth and […]

Shopify: More than $1,000,000 in sales per minute at the peak on Black Friday

Sales topped $1,000,000 per minute at the day’s peak OTTAWA, Canada, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE: SHOP) (TSX: SHOP), the leading multi-channel commerce platform, today (Nov 25, 2017) announced its over 500,000 merchants cumulatively experienced their highest Black Friday sales to date. More than $1,000,000 in sales went through the platform per minute […]

Maxima grupė submits tender offer to acquire 100% of Stokrotka’s shares on Warsaw Stock Exchange

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Maxima grupė has signed an investment agreement with Emperia Holding and is submitting a tender offer to acquire 100% of company’s shares on Warsaw Stock Exchange. Emperia Holding controls a Polish retail chain Stokrotka. “Stokrotka is one of the leading food retail chains in the Polish market. We […]

LightInTheBox’s 2017 annual general meeting of shareholders, December 15, 2017, Hong Kong

BEIJING, China, 2017-Nov-23 — /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 announced it will hold its 2017 annual general meeting of shareholders at ICBC Tower, 35/F, 3 Garden Road, Hong Kong on December 15, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., local time. No proposal will […]

GameStop Q3 2017 financial results: Net Sales of $1.99 Billion

GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.59, Including a Non-Operating Benefit of $0.11 Same store sales increase 1.9%, the third consecutive quarter of growth New software sales grow 5.4% Collectibles sales increase 26.5% GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, today (Nov. […]

Turkish bank VakifBank introduces new software and cash recycling systems from Diebold Nixdorf

ISTANBUL, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — VakifBank, a leading Turkish bank, is expanding the functionality of its self-service channel by introducing new software and cash recycling systems from Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD),  a world leader in enabling connected commerce for millions of consumers each day across the financial and retail industries. The bank is upgrading 400 […]

SPAR Zimbabwe highlights its recent charitable initiatives

Zimbabwe, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Zimbabwe is actively involved in supporting charitable initiatives and is working hard to make a real difference to the communities in which it operates. Here we highlight some recent initiatives. Community garden project SPAR Kadoma has been very busy this year, with several exciting community development projects underway. […]

Sprouts Farmers Market CEO Amin Maredia will present at the Barclays 2017 Eat, Sleep, Play – It’s Not All Discretionary Conference

PHOENIX, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM) today (Nov. 21, 2017) announced that Amin Maredia, chief executive officer, will present at the Barclays 2017 Eat, Sleep, Play – It’s Not All Discretionary Conference in New York City.  The presentation will begin at 11:00 am EST on December 6, 2017. A live […]

HBC to host Q3 2017 financial results conference call on December 6, 2017

TORONTO & NEW YORK, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — HBC (TSX: HBC) is scheduled to announce full financial results for the quarter ended October 28, 2017 before the opening of the financial markets on December 6, 2017. Senior management will discuss financial results and other matters during a conference call that day at 8:30 AM EST. The conference call will be accessible […]

SSP Group announces financial results for the year ended 30 September 2017

London, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP Group, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, announces its financial results for the year ended 30 September 2017. Highlights: Underlying operating profit1 of £162.9m: up 27.0% at constant currency2, and 34.2% at actual exchange rates Revenue of £2,379.1m: up 11.7% at constant currency, […]

CVS Pharmacy unveils incentives, rewards and hot deals this Thanksgiving weekend

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy wants to take the stress out of the holiday season this year by helping customers easily and affordably check off all the little things on their list from unique stocking stuffers to entertaining essentials so they can get back to enjoying the spirit of the season. CVS […]

Price Rite joins The Greater Boston Food Bank in its 7th Annual Chain of Giving event

Price Rite joins The Greater Boston Food Bank in its 7th Annual Chain of Giving event   Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite associates took part in the 7th Annual Chain of Giving event this month hosted by The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB). The event kicks off the holiday giving […]

AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 559,672 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM NOVEMBER 13, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING NOVEMBER 17, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 559,672 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from November 13, 2017 up to and including November 17, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €16.90 per share for a total consideration of €9.5 million. These repurchases were made […]

Dollar Tree, Inc.’s Q3 2017 results: Consolidated Sales Increased 6.3% to $5.32 Billion

Diluted Earnings per Share Increased 40.3% to $1.01 vs. $0.72 ~ Enterprise Operating Margin Improved 120 Basis Points to 8.0% ~ Consolidated Sales Increased 6.3% to $5.32 Billion ~ Enterprise Same-Store Sales Increased 3.2% ~ Same-Store Sales by Segment: Dollar Tree +5.0%, Family Dollar +1.5% CHESAPEAKE, Va., 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores, today (November 21, 2017) […]