Office Depot’s Elf Yourself® is back and better than ever

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The jolly elf is a beloved icon of the holiday season. And this year, one of the most popular mainstays of holiday elf culture, Office Depot’s (NASDAQ:ODP) Elf Yourself® is back and better than ever with new augmented reality (AR) features¹ that will allow users to […]

Lowe’s: Richard D. Maltsbarger to succeed Rick D. Damron as chief operating officer

Lowe’s: Richard D. Maltsbarger to succeed Rick D. Damron as chief operating officer   MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today (November 21, 2017) that Richard D. Maltsbarger, Lowe’s chief development officer and president, international, has been appointed chief operating officer, effective Feb. 3, 2018, and will […]

IKEA invites consumers to its annual Swedish Julbord smorgasbord on Friday, December 15, 2017

Discounted Tickets Available for IKEA FAMILY* Members for $12.99 Per Person / $2.99 for Kids 12 and Under CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the holidays approach, IKEA invites consumers to celebrate the season during its annual Swedish Julbord smorgasbord on Friday, December 15, 2017 at participating stores nationwide**. A traditional Julbord […]

Lowe’s Canada stores wins three awards at the Hardlines Outstanding Retailer Awards

Best Large Surface Retailer – Lowe’s Barrie (ON) Best Building Supply/Home Centre (< 15,000 s.f.) – Ace Matériaux Armand Dumaresq (QC) Contractor Specialist – RONA Penticton (BC) Boucherville, Québec, 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada is proud to celebrate the achievement of three of its stores at the Hardlines Outstanding Retailer Awards which […]

Macy’s offers preview of more than 100 Black Friday specials beginning on Thursday, Nov. 16

Macy’s offers preview of more than 100 Black Friday specials beginning on Thursday, Nov. 16   Macy’s kicks off Black Friday savings with a preview of more than 100 deals starting Thursday, November 16 Take advantage of more than 500 Black Friday specials beginning at 5 p.m. in most stores and all day at macys.com on Thanksgiving, November 23 Macy’s […]

Amazon offers a sneak peek of its plans for Black Friday deals

Black Friday will feature more than 30 Deals of the Day and thousands of Lightning Deals across 30 categories Save up to 35% on Melissa & Doug toys and furniture; Premium brand 40-inch smart TV only $279.99; Echo Dot only $29.99 – the lowest price ever! Shop deals from small businesses and entrepreneurs, including startups in the Amazon […]

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, […]

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 […]

Sears celebrates the opening of its new appliances and mattresses store in Honolulu

Sears celebrates the opening of its new appliances and mattresses store in Honolulu   Retailer Unveils Innovative Free-Standing Store at Ala Moana Center HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears announced the grand opening of a new store dedicated to appliances and mattresses today (Nov 9, 2017). Located in Honolulu, the unique retail concept […]

Office Depot announces its Black Friday deals

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading provider of office supplies, business products and services delivered through an omnichannel platform, today (November 8, 2017) announced its Black Friday deals, available both in stores and at officedepot.com, for shoppers to find items to gift their business and treat themselves at discounted […]

Sears celebrates the opening of its new appliances and mattresses store in Camp Hill, Pa.

Sears celebrates the opening of its new appliances and mattresses store in Camp Hill, Pa.   Retailer Expands Specialized Retail Model, Unveiling New Store at Capital City Mall HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Nov-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears announced the grand opening of its latest store dedicated to appliances and mattresses, designed to deliver a […]

Lowe’s expands “Smart Home powered by b8ta” connected-home shopping experience to 70 stores nationwide

Lowe’s expands “Smart Home powered by b8ta” connected-home shopping experience to 70 stores nationwide   MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Building on the success of a three-store pilot last fall, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), in partnership with software-powered retailer b8ta, is expanding its “Smart Home powered by b8ta” connected-home shopping experience to […]

JCPenney highlights its sustainability and community efforts in its 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

PLANO, Texas, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney announced today (Nov. 8, 2017)  the release of its 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, highlighting the Company’s sustainability and community efforts across its operations worldwide. The report, which details activities for fiscal years 2015 and 2016, illustrates the Company’s ongoing commitment to the highest level of corporate […]

Big Lots opens its newest store in Grandview, Ohio

New Store Format Provides Fun and Engaging Shopping Experience Columbus, Ohio, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Big Lots announced today (November 7, 2017) it is celebrating the grand opening of its newest store in Grandview, Ohio, on Thursday, November 9, 2017. The store reflects a new format showcasing the Ownable and Winnable merchandise categories of Furniture, […]

Office Depot launches new business services platform BizBox

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading omnichannel provider of business services, products and technology today (November 7, 2017) announced the launch of BizBox (MyBizBox.com). This new business services platform will provide start-ups and small business leaders access to the core services needed to start and grow their businesses through a convenient subscription with monthly services starting at $99. BizBox will simplify business decisions and operations for all small and medium-size businesses. […]

JCPenney to open its doors at 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day for its annual Black Friday sale

Stores Open at 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day for Black Friday Shopping JCPenney Beckons Black Friday Bargain Hunters With Coupon Giveaways up to $500 off and Amazing Deals on TV’s, Toys, Smart Home Tech, Beauty, Diamonds, Smart Watches, Boots and More PLANO, Texas, 2017-Nov-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — This season, JCPenney is inviting shoppers […]

IKEA launches new in-store play experiences and events; 2017 SAGOSKATT soft toy sales to benefit Save the Children

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2017-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new global Play Report, released today (November 2, 2017) by IKEA, finds that people around the world believe play is undervalued in modern day life. That’s why IKEA and the IKEA Foundation are putting play at the heart of this year’s Let’s Play for Change campaign and encouraging […]

Overstock.com to host Q3 2017 financial results conference call on Wednesday, November 8, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. Common Shares (NASDAQ:OSTK) / Series A Preferred (Medici Ventures’ t0 platform : OSTKP) / Series B Preferred (OTCQX:OSTBP) is scheduled to release third quarter financial results for the period ending September 30, 2017 on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 after the market closes. The company has scheduled a conference call and […]

Lowe’s Canada to fill up more than 130 permanent positions for its new store in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Job Fair slated for November 9th and 10th in anticipation of new Lowe’s store opening in early 2018 Boucherville, QC, 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its ongoing growth in Canada, Lowe’s Canada has announced hiring plans for its new Lowe’s store in Winnipeg, Manitoba, slated to open in early 2018. Located […]

IKEA to open its second Dallas-Fort Worth-area store on December 13, 2017 in Grand Prairie, TX

GRAND PRAIRIE, TX, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (Oct 17,2017) announced that its second Dallas-Fort Worth-area store will open at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 in Grand Prairie, TX, expanding the IKEA U.S. presence.The 290,000 square-foot future IKEA Grand Prairie will be the fourth […]

IKEA provides update on impact of Hurricane Harvey

Houston, TX, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the impact of Hurricane Harvey has unfolded, we have been saddened by its impact on our co-workers and neighbors. But we’ve also been touched by the heroic acts and the community spirit of those involved in the rescue and recovery efforts. As a member of the […]

NEUES FORMAT «MICASA HOME» ZIEHT IN DIE CITY EIN

Zürich, Switzerland, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Am 31. August eröffnet im Einkaufszentrum Migros City an der Löwenstrasse der erste «Micasa home» der Migros Zürich. Das Format rund ums Einrichten bietet Services nach Mass und ein saisonal wechselndes Sortiment an Wohnzubehör und -accessoires. Viel Neues an der Löwenstrasse: Im Einkaufszentrum Migros City wird vom Unter-geschoss […]

Office Depot honored with “Partners of Choice Award” by David Weekley Homes

Marks the Twelfth Consecutive Year Office Depot Has Received the Nationally Acclaimed “Partners of Choice” Award from David Weekley Homes Boca Raton, Fla., 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading provider of office products, services, and solutions, today (August 28, 2017) announced it has been honored with the coveted “Partners […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

JCPenney launches new brand of bedding and decor for kids — Frank + Lulu

JCPenney launches new brand of bedding and decor for kids — Frank + Lulu   PLANO, Texas, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is spreading the enjoyment of afternoon naptimes and playing make-believe with the launch of Frank + Lulu, a whimsical new brand of bedding and decor for kids. Featuring bright […]

Sequential Brands Group announces partnership with Cathay Home to create Ellen Tracy Home line

NEW YORK, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) today ( Aug. 22, 2017) announced a new multi year licensing agreement with Cathay Home, a leading manufacturer of home textile products, to create an Ellen Tracy Home line in categories such as comforters, duvets, sheets, throws, blankets and quilts. The new line […]

Lowe’s Heroes program raised $279,917 to support local community improvement projects

Boucherville, QC, 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada, a leading home improvement company operating more than 600 stores in Canada under different banners, is proud to announce that its Lowe’s Heroes program raised a total of $279,917. This past April and May, customers in all Lowe’s stores in Canada were invited to donate […]