Benefit Cosmetics raised $4.7 million during its third Bold is Beautiful campaign

Benefit Cosmetics raised $4.7 million during its third Bold is Beautiful campaign   Paris, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Benefit Cosmetics organized its Bold is Beautiful charity initiative for the third consecutive year in May. During the month, all proceeds from brow wax services at Benefit Brow Bars are donated to charities that help empower women. This year Benefit […]

ALDI supports Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts with $150,000 donation

National Grocery Retailer Also Distributing 1,000 Disaster Relief Packages to Hard-Hit Areas Batavia, Ill., 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — ALDI announced today (August 29, 2017) it will donate $100,000 to the American Red Cross and $50,000 to the city of Rosenberg, Texas, to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. In addition, the company is also […]

BRC: Overall Shop Price deflation was 0.3 per cent in August

London, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC – NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX – August 2017 Period Covered: 07 – 11 August 2017 Overall Shop Price deflation was 0.3 per cent in August, a slight deceleration from the 0.4 per cent fall in July. Except for June of this year, this is the shallowest deflation […]

CBRE: Asian outbound investment into global real estate continues; posting significant YoY gains in H1 2017

Asian Investors Continue to Favor Big Ticket Deals and Diverse Geographic Mix When Deploying Capital into Global Real Estate London, New York, Hong Kong the Leading Global Destinations for Asian Investors Los Angeles, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Global real estate continues to serve as an attractive asset class for investors, with Asian outbound […]

CBL & Associates Properties prices $225 million aggregate principal amount of 5.950% Senior Notes Due 2026

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL) announced today (8/29/2017) that its majority-owned operating partnership subsidiary, CBL & Associates Limited Partnership (the “Operating Partnership”), priced $225 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.950% Senior Notes Due 2026 (the “notes”) under its existing shelf registration statement. The notes constitute an […]

Co-op cuts the cost of women’s sanitary products

MANCHESTER, England, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Co-op has today (29 August 2017) announced it will cut the cost of women’s sanitary products to cover the cost of the so-called ‘Tampon tax.’ A five per cent reduction will come into effect on 30 August 2017 ahead of Government proposals* to remove the VAT. All 71 […]

DAVIDsTEA Inc. to host Q2 financial results conference call on Thursday, September 7, 2017

MONTREAL, QUEBEC, 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — DAVIDsTEA Inc. (NASDAQ:DTEA) today (08/28/17 ) announced that its financial results for the second quarter fiscal 2017 will be released after market close on Thursday, September 7, 2017. The Company will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time that day to discuss the financial results. The conference call will […]

Visa enables Visa payments on Fitbit’s first smartwatch – Fitbit Ionic™

“How We Will Pay”* study shows consumers who own wearables buy more, prefer cashless purchases and view devices as eliminating buying friction SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa (NYSE:V) today (Aug. 28, 2017) announced it is enabling Visa payments on Fitbit’s first smartwatch – Fitbit Ionic™. Eligible cardholders of participating banks will be […]

The Home Depot® Foundation announces commitment of $1 million to support Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts

ATLANTA, 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot® Foundation today (Aug 28, 2017) announced its commitment of $1 million to support Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts in Texas and Louisiana. Funds will be distributed to several nonprofit partners including the American Red Cross, Salvation Army, Convoy of Hope, Operation Blessing and Team Rubicon to […]

CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation donates $200,000 to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation today (August 28, 2017) announced $200,000 in cash and in-kind product donations to organizations helping with relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Following widespread damage to communities across the coast of Texas, federal officials are anticipating the storm will drive 30,000 […]

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 […]

AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 1,444,189 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM AUGUST 21, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING AUGUST 25, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,444,189 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from August 21, 2017 up to and including August 25, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €16.46 per share for a total consideration of €23.8 million. These repurchases were […]

Dollar General donates $50,000 to American Red Cross to support Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is supporting the American Red Cross with a $50,000 corporate donation to support the relief and recovery efforts in Texas and Louisiana following devastating floods from Hurricane Harvey. Now through September 9, 2017, Dollar General stores are also collecting donations to benefit American […]

GOME Retail 2017 interim results: Group’s overall GMV increased 23% year-on-year to RMB 61.7 billion

Financial Highlights:  Group’s overall GMV increased 23% year-on-year to RMB 61.7 billion  Sales revenue increased 7.8% year-on-year to RMB 38.07 billion  Comparable store sales reached RMB 22.92 billion, representing a year-on-year increase of 2.3%  Consolidated gross profit margin increased 1.4 percentage points year-on-year to 17.8% Hong Kong, 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail […]

The Andersons, Inc. announces fourth quarter 2017 cash dividend of 16 cents per share

MAUMEE, Ohio, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Andersons, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDE) announces a fourth quarter 2017 cash dividend of 16 cents ($0.16)per share payable October 23, 2017, to shareholders of record on October 2, 2017. This is The Andersons’ 84th consecutive quarterly cash dividend since listing on the Nasdaq on February 20, 1996. There are approximately 28.3 million common […]

GameStop Q2 2017 results: Total global sales increased 3.4% to $1.69 billion

Continued strength in Nintendo Switch sales helps drive a 1.9% increase in same store sales Collectibles sales grow 36.1% Global omnichannel sales increase 86.2% GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, today (Aug. 24, 2017) reported […]

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 […]

Kroger to host Q2 2017 earnings conference call on September 8, 2017

CINCINNATI, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today (Aug. 25, 2017)  that it will host its second quarter 2017 earnings conference call at 10 a.m. EDT on Friday, September 8, 2017.  Our management team will comment on Kroger’s financial and operational results for the second quarter 2017. The presentation […]

Lindex to raise funds for WaterAid

Lindex to raise funds for WaterAid   Sweden, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Starting August 24, customers who shop in Lindex stores will be offered to round up their purchase in favour of WaterAid. The collected money will go to WaterAid’s important work to improve access to clean water and sanitation in the world’s […]

Kesa Molotsane wins the inaugural Grand Prix series of the Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge

South Africa, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesa Molotsane (KPMG) had a classy run in the inaugural Grand Prix series of the Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge on Sunday, August 20, winning in a convincing time of 34.21, followed by Rutendo Nyahora and Irvette van Zyl. In the penultimate race on the SPAR Grand Prix, […]

Sprouts Farmers Market to participate at the Goldman Sachs 24th Annual Global Retailing Conference

PHOENIX, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM) today (8/24/2017) announced that Amin Maredia, chief executive officer, and Brad Lukow, chief financial officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs 24th Annual Global Retailing Conference at the Plaza Hotel in New York, NY.  The presentation will begin at 2:25 PM EDT on September […]

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation commits at least $1 million to support Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts

Donations and needed supplies to assist organizations leading Gulf Coast relief efforts BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — In anticipation of Hurricane Harvey, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have made a commitment to provide support for relief efforts through cash and product donations of at least $1 million to organizations helping in response […]

Lowe’s announces $500,000 contribution to American Red Cross Disaster Relief to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Lowe’s announces $500,000 contribution to American Red Cross Disaster Relief to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey   MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — In response to the widespread devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Lowe’s announced today (Aug. 26, 2017) a $500,000 contribution to American Red Cross Disaster Relief to help the Red Cross […]

US Foods Scholars: New program that awards financial support and professional development opportunities to students Pursuing Careers in the Culinary Arts

US Foods Scholars: New program that awards financial support and professional development opportunities to students Pursuing Careers in the Culinary Arts   US Foods Scholars to Award Scholarships and Professional Development Opportunities to Students Pursuing Careers in the Culinary Arts ROSEMONT, Ill., 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods (NYSE: USFD) is pleased to announce the creation of US […]

Perry Ellis International Q@ 2018 results: Total revenues of $207 million and rising 2.5% from $202 million in 2017

MIAMI, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY) today (August 24, 2017) reported results for the second quarter ended July 29, 2017 (“second quarter of fiscal 2018”).  Second quarter results reflected increases across key financial metrics including increased total revenues and expansion in gross margin, which led to a more than […]

CBL & Associates Properties declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.265 per share on its common stock

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL) today (8/24/2017) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend for the Company’s Common Stock of $0.265 per share for the quarter ending September 30, 2017. The dividend is payable on October 16, 2017, to shareholders […]

Dollar Tree Q2 2017 results: Consolidated Sales Increased 5.7% to $5.28 Billion

Enterprise Operating Margin Improved 80 Basis Points to 7.9%  Diluted Earnings per Share Increased 36.1% to $0.98 vs. $0.72  Enterprise Same-Store Sales Increased 2.4%  Same-Store Sales by Segment: Dollar Tree +3.9%, Family Dollar +1.0% CHESAPEAKE, Va., 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores, today (August 24, 2017) reported results for its second fiscal quarter […]

PetSmart to announce Q2 2017 results on September 6, 2017

PHOENIX, AZ, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, Inc. (the “Company”) plans to make its second quarter fiscal 2017 results available on the Company’s secure website on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. The Company will also hold an investor conference call to review its results for the second quarter fiscal 2017 on Thursday, September 7, […]

HBC to announce Q2 2017 results on September 5, 2017

TORONTO & NEW YORK, 2017-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — HBC (TSX: HBC) is scheduled to announce full financial results for the quarter ended July 29, 2017 after the close of the financial markets on September 5, 2017. Senior management will discuss financial results and other matters during a conference call on September 6, 2017 at 8:30 AM EST. The conference call will […]

Lowe’s Q2 2017 results: net earnings of $1.4 billion and diluted earnings per share of $1.68

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today (Aug. 23, 2017) reported net earnings of $1.4 billion and diluted earnings per share of $1.68 for the quarter ended August 4, 2017, compared to net earnings of $1.2 billion and diluted earnings per share of $1.31 in the second quarter of 2016. The second quarter results included a $96 million gain from […]