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 […]

Asda: sales of Ginersoity help fund six placements for disadvantaged young adults across the UK

Asda: sales of Ginersoity help fund six placements for disadvantaged young adults across the UK   Social enterprise gin, Ginersoity become the world’s first social enterprise to distill gin LEEDS, England, 2017-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Social enterprise gin, Ginersoity – the world’s first social enterprise gin distilled by Pickerings is celebrating after money […]

NGA Foundation announces scholarship recipients for 2017-2018 academic year

ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, today  (August 23, 2017) awarded up to $73,000 in scholarship funding to 16 students pursuing a career in the grocery industry for the 2017-2018 academic year. “One of the most important missions we have is preparing […]

NCR announces voluntary lump sum pension option

Company expects to make a voluntary lump sum payment offer to certain former employees who are participants in its U.S. qualified pension plan DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE : NCR) today (August 23, 2017) announced that it will offer a voluntary lump sum payment option to certain former employees […]

Sheetz For The Kidz July in-store fundraising campaign raised $560,000 to support children in need

Sheetz employees and customers break fundraising record ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz For The Kidz, a Sheetz employee-run charity that for the past 25 years has set out to make the holiday season brighter for children in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina, today (Aug. 22, 2017) announced that it raised $560,000 during its July in-store fundraising […]

The Tesco Compensation Scheme opens for eligible shareholders and bondholders

CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Tesco Compensation Scheme opens today (23 August 2017) for eligible shareholders and bondholders. The scheme was previously announced on 28 March 2017, when Tesco PLC (Tesco) and Tesco Stores Limited announced an agreement with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to compensate investors who were net purchasers […]

Carrefour Spain is the main sponsor of “La Vuelta” for the fifth consecutive year

Carrefour Spain is the main sponsor of “La Vuelta” for the fifth consecutive year   Spain, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the fifth consecutive year, Carrefour Spain is the main sponsor of “La Vuelta”, the Spanish leg of cycling’s Grand Tour series, and will be flying the race colours from 19 August to 10 […]

Sears Holdings to release Q2 2017 financial results on Thursday, August 24, 2017

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today(Aug 22, 2017) that it expects to release its financial results for the Company’s fiscal 2017 second quarter before the market opens on Thursday, August 24, 2017, and simultaneously post a pre-recorded conference call and audio webcast on its corporate website. It […]

NRF forecast: families will spend $83.6 billion on back-to-school this year

WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Even though more parents started back-to-school shopping early this year, many families still have a lot of shopping left to do as they prepare their children for the start of school. According to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, the average family […]

Chipotle expands its educational benefits program with new degree at University of Denver

Chipotle to offer educational assistance to employees who pursue a Bachelor of Arts at DU Initial data shows 89 percent of student-employees stay with Chipotle after enrolling in tuition assistance programs; student-employees also see greater likelihood of promotion DENVER, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) has added University of Denver (DU) to the […]

AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 1,623,027 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM AUGUST 14, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING AUGUST 18, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,623,027 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from August 14, 2017 up to and including August 18, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €16.82 per share for a total consideration of €27.3 million. These repurchases were […]

Weingarten Realty Investors to release Q3 2017 earnings results on Tuesday, October 24, 2017

HOUSTON, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) announced today (8/22/2017) that its third quarter 2017 earnings will be released after the market closes on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Senior Management will host our quarterly earnings conference call on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Central Time. Event: Weingarten Realty’s Third Quarter […]

Lenta to announce its 1H 2017 financial results on 30th August 2017

St-Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta Ltd, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) (“Lenta”), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce it will release its reviewed IFRS financial results for the first half-year of 2017 on 30th August 2017. Lenta will also host an Analyst and Investor Conference Call on […]

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. completes previously announced review of strategic alternatives

Board Adopts Share Repurchase Program of up to $20 Million ST. LOUIS, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) today (-Aug. 21, 2017) announced that its Board of Directors has completed its previously announced review of strategic alternatives. After an extensive analysis and careful consideration of a broad range of strategic alternatives by the […]