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 […]

Macy’s appoints Hal Lawton as president

Company also announces actions to balance the ‘art and science’ of retail through changes to merchandising structure and strengthened consumer insights and data analytics CINCINNATI, 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today (Aug. 21, 2017) announced several changes intended to improve the company’s performance, including the hiring of Hal Lawton as president, the creation […]

JCPenney elects Wonya Lucas to its board of directors

JCPenney elects Wonya Lucas to its board of directors   PLANO, Texas, 2017-Aug-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today (Aug. 17, 2017) announced the election of Wonya Lucas, president and chief executive officer of Public Broadcasting Atlanta, to its board of directors. Highly regarded for her mass communications and […]

The Home Depot® expands its alternative energy portfolio with additional solar rooftop installations at 50 stores

ATLANTA, 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot® today (Aug 17, 2017) announced the addition of solar installations at 50 stores as it continues to expand its alternative energy portfolio, essentially creating mini solar farms out of unused rooftops. The project will reduce electricity grid demand by an estimated 30 to 35 percent annually […]

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. to host Q2 2017 conference call on August 23, 2017

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — In conjunction with the Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) second quarter 2017 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Rick […]

Solar Brokers Canada and Lowe’s Canada to provide solar energy installation services to homeowners throughout Ontario

TORONTO (ON) and BOUCHERVILLE (QC), 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Solar Brokers Canada, one of the largest residential solar providers in Canada, its affiliate Green Lion Eco Group, a solar engineering and project management company, and Lowe’s Canada, a leading home improvement company operating more than 600 stores in Canada under different banners, today […]

Lowe’s Canada: Gloucester RONA Home and Garden store in Ontario to convert to the Lowe’s banner

Boucherville, QC, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada announced today (August 14, 2017) that its Gloucester RONA Home and Garden store in Ontario will convert to the Lowe’s banner. The Gloucester store, located at 1880 Innes Road, will undergo an extensive renovation and re-merchandising of the existing store which is expected to be […]

The Home Depot® Q2 2017 results: sales reached $28.1 billion, 6.2% up from a same period the previous year

ATLANTA, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today (Aug. 15, 2017) reported sales of $28.1 billion for the second quarter of fiscal 2017, a 6.2 percent increase from the second quarter of fiscal 2016. Comparable store sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2017 were positive 6.3 percent, and […]

Overstock.com announces adoption of all the major cryptocurrency payments

First major retailer to accept bitcoin continues to lead the way in adoption of cryptocurrency payments SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Aug-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) announces an integration with ShapeShift, the world’s leading instant digital asset exchange, that allows customers to use all the major cryptocurrencies, including Ethereum, Litecoin, Dash, Monero, and the new Bitcoin Cash, […]

Lowe’s and Boys & Girls Clubs of America launch new in-store donation program and Lowe’s Renovation Across the Nation

Lowe’s and Boys & Girls Clubs of America launch new in-store donation program and Lowe’s Renovation Across the Nation   ATLANTA, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hundreds of kids spending their afterschool time at the Preston Taylor Boys & Girls Club in Nashville, Tenn., on August 8 were surprised with a performance of hit […]

Macy’s announces 12th annual Shop For A Cause charity event benefitting the March of Dimes, Aug. 10-13

From Thursday, August 10 through Sunday, August 13, give $5 to the March of Dimes at any Macy’s store or macys.com and save 20 to 25 percent on a great selection of merchandise “First Hug” video brings the mission of March of Dimes to life, and customers are invited to write letters of support to families with babies in the […]

LCP: Upholsterer and furniture repair specialist opens his first standalone premises at The Pensnett Estate, Kingswinford

London, 2017-Aug-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — An upholsterer and furniture repair specialist with more than 20 years’ experience has opened his own business in the Black Country. Gary Burns, who has worked for nationally known companies before setting up Classic Furniture Care 12 months ago, has agreed terms with leading investment and property management […]

Lowe’s Canada opens new RONA store in Carignan, Quebec

Boucherville, Quebec, 2017-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada announced today (August 3, 2017) the official opening of a new RONA store in Carignan, Quebec. Located at 2395 Chambly Road, this is the 9th RONA store to open in Canada since the beginning of 2017, consolidating the expansion of the RONA brand in Canada. This […]

Bon-Ton Stores announce second Online Sourcing Fair to help stock its growing number of “Close to Home” shops

Bon-Ton Stores announce second Online Sourcing Fair to help stock its growing number of “Close to Home” shops   Retailer announces second Online Sourcing Fair to help stock its growing number of “Close to Home” shops MILWAUKEE, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), which operates Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and […]

The Home Depot® to report Second Quarter 2017 Earnings on Tuesday, August 15, 2017

ATLANTA, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, announced today (Aug 01, 2017) that it will hold its Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, August 15, at 9 a.m. ET. A webcast will be available by logging onto http://ir.homedepot.com/events-and-presentations and selecting the Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call […]

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. to host 2Q 2017 financial results conference call on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017

PLANO, Texas, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced today (Aug. 1, 2017) that it will release its second quarter 2017 financial results on Friday, Aug. 11, at 7:30 a.m. ET. The news release will be followed by a live conference call and webcast conducted by Chairman and Chief […]

Overstock.com to release 2Q financial results on Thursday, August 3, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Aug-01 — /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 second quarter financial results for the period ending June 30, 2017 on Thursday, August 3, 2017 after the market closes. The company has scheduled a conference call and webcast for 4:30 p.m. ET that day to […]

Macy’s, Inc. to report its 2Q 2017 sales and earnings on Thursday, August 10, 2017

CINCINNATI, 2017-Jul-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) is scheduled to report its second quarter 2017 sales and earnings before the opening of financial markets on Thursday, August 10, 2017. The company will webcast a call with financial analysts and investors that day at 10 a.m. ET. Macy’s, Inc.’s webcast is accessible to the media […]

CANADA: RONA Home and Garden stores at Crowfoot (AB) and Kitchener (ON) to convert to the Lowe’s banner by the end of 2017

Boucherville, Quebec, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada announced today (July 24, 2017) that the RONA Home and Garden stores located respectively at 90 Crowfoot Way NW, Calgary, and 730 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener, will convert to the Lowe’s banner. Both locations will undergo an extensive renovation and re-merchandising of the existing store which […]

L’entrepôt RONA in Sherbrooke to undergo major renovation and remerchandising project to become the 22nd Réno-Dépôt store in Canada

Boucherville, Quebec, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada announced today (July 27, 2017) that the L’entrepôt RONA located at 3400 Portland Boulevard in Sherbrooke will be converted to the Réno-Dépôt banner. The store will undergo a major renovation and remerchandising project and consequently become the 22nd Réno-Dépôt store in Canada. “Our analysis of the […]

“Make room for life”: IKEA launches its 2018 IKEA U.S. catalog

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA announced today (July 25, 2017) that the 2018 IKEA U.S. catalog, filled with new product offerings, home furnishing inspiration, and smart solutions for every area of the home, will be available to the public starting this August. With a particular focus on the living room, this year’s […]

JCPenney creates an easy and seamless customer shopping experience with the roll out of Apple Pay at stores nationwide

JCPenney creates an easy and seamless customer shopping experience with the roll out of Apple Pay at stores nationwide   JCPenney Credit Card and JCPenney Rewards Loyalty Program Among First to Seamlessly Integrate with Apple Pay PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its focus on creating an easy and seamless […]