Nordstrom introduces Anthropologie Home collection in stores and online

Nordstrom introduces Anthropologie Home collection in stores and online Anthropologie Home collection to be available in 15 Nordstrom stores and on Nordstrom.com, beginning March 19 SEATTLE, 2018-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom (NYSE: JWN) announced today (March 5, 2018) a partnership with Anthropologie (Nasdaq: URBN) to introduce more than 200 items from Anthropologie Home at select Nordstrom full-line […]

JCPenney announces leadership appointments

Company initiates personnel actions to streamline job functions and reduce expenses PLANO, Texas, 2018-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today (March 2, 2018) announced the appointment of Joe McFarland as executive vice president and chief customer officer, a newly-expanded role that includes responsibility for merchandising, as well as leading all JCPenney […]

The Home Depot® SVP – Finance Control & Administration Richard McPhail to present at the Raymond James 39th Annual Institutional Investors Conference

ATLANTA, 2018-Feb-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today announced that Richard McPhail, senior vice president – Finance Control & Administration, will present at the Raymond James 39th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida. The presentation will begin at 9:15 a.m. ET on March 6, 2018. The […]

Lowe’s launches Track to the Trades program to provide career alternatives and financial support for employees to pursue a skilled trade

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2018-Feb-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (February 22, 2018), Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced Track to the Trades, a new workforce development initiative that aims to provide innovative career alternatives and financial support for employees to pursue a skilled trade. The program will be supported in partnership with Guild Education, an adult […]

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. to host Q4 2017 earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 28, 2018

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2018-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — In conjunction with the Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) fourth quarter 2017 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Richard D. Maltsbarger, […]

George at Asda launches a brand new collection of unicorn inspired products for older audiences

George at Asda launches a brand new collection of unicorn inspired products for older audiences   George at Asda have launched a brand new unicorn range after seeing rise in demand from older audiences The George website saw 79,000 unicorn searches in December 2017 with another 12,700 searches in the first week of January 2018 […]

The Home Depot® launches new tool that allows job applicants to self-schedule interviews as it seeks to fill more than 80,000 positions

ATLANTA, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot® has launched a new tool that allows job applicants to self-schedule in-person interviews as the company works to fill more than 80,000 positions for its busy spring selling season. Using the tool, which is available 24/7 on any device, candidates who have completed an application […]

Lowe’s to fill more than 53,000 jobs on its first National Hiring Day, Feb. 21

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s is looking for people with customer service experience who have a passion for helping people love where they live. With a goal of filling more than 53,000 jobs, Lowe’s stores nationwide will open their doors to candidates from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Feb. 21 during the company’s first National […]

The largest showroom for whirlpool baths in Spain opens in Teulada Poligono

TEULADA, Spain, 2018-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — With a wide range of different models from renowned manufacturers, Whirlpools World Spain gives visitors a comprehensive overview. Conveniently situated at the N 332 (exit Teulada), their new showroom in Teulada Poligono will celebrate its grand reopening on Saturday, 10th February. With a total exhibition area of approximately 3000 square meters, […]

Lowe’s Canada opens its 63rd Lowe’s store in Canada

Lowe’s Canada celebrates the opening of the 63rd Lowe’s store in Canada Boucherville, QC, 2018-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada opened today (February 1, 2018) its 63rd store under the Lowe’s banner in Canada. Located at 955 St. Albert Trail in St. Albert, Alberta, this new store marks the sixth Lowe’s location in the […]

Overstock.com launches a digitally-driven investment platform (robo-advising)

Unbiased artificial intelligence drives financial advising SALT LAKE CITY, 2018-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) announces the launch of a digitally-driven investment platform (otherwise known as robo-advising), presented by tZERO Advisors. The service is accessible to investors through the online retailer’s FinanceHub™. For a monthly fee of $9.95, investors can either select from a group of pre-established Adaptive […]

John Lewis partners with design team PATTERNITY to launch its first ever Fashion and Home collaboration

Department store works with the design duo famous for using pattern to encourage people to slow down, be more mindful and appreciate the world LONDON, 2018-Jan-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis has partnered with design team PATTERNITY to launch its first ever Fashion and Home collaboration, encompassing both homeware and athleisure. The PATTERNITY+ […]

Lowe’s welcomes David H. Batchelder, Brian C. Rogers and Lisa W. Wardell as new independent directors

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2018-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that it has appointed David H. Batchelder, co-founder of Relational Investors, and Lisa W. Wardell, CEO of Adtalem Global Education, to its board of directors effective March 22, 2018.  The company will nominate Batchelder, Wardell and new nominee Brian C. Rogers, […]

Lowe’s Canada to convert 17 Marcil stores in Quebec to the RONA banner on February 26

RONA continues to expand with the addition of the 17 Marcil stores Marcil customers to have access to an enhanced products and services offering Boucherville, QC, 2018-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada announced earlier today (January 9, 2018) that the 17 Marcil stores located in Quebec will be converted to the RONA banner on […]

Overstock.com launches augmented reality (AR) feature within its iOS shopping app

Amit Goyal, Overstock.com’s SVP of software engineering, chairs VRARA’s global retail and e-commerce committee and forms the Association’s Utah chapter SALT LAKE CITY, 2018-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Months after Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) announced the launch of its augmented reality (AR) feature within its iOS shopping app, the organization’s senior vice president of software engineering, Amit Goyal, was named […]

Alliance Data Systems Corporation to provide branded credit card services in the United States for IKEA Group

New credit program to support the rapid growth of IKEA in the U.S.  Seamless application in stores and online will enable customers to begin enjoying benefits of the loyalty-driven card Alliance Data’s proprietary data assets will deliver custom analytics and insights to drive top-line sales and increase visits online and in-store PLANO, TX, 2018-Jan-10 — […]

Lowe’s Canada opens new model Lowe’s store in Gloucester

Lowe’s Canada celebrates the opening of the first new model Lowe’s store in the Greater Ottawa Area Boucherville, QC, 2018-Jan-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada opened today its fifth store under the new model of Lowe’s stores in Canada which offers an enhanced shopping experience. The store, located at 1880 Innes Road in Gloucester, […]

The Home Depot® acquires leading online retailer of textiles and home décor products The Company Store

ATLANTA, 2017-Dec-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot® announced today (Dec 21, 2017) that it has acquired The Company Store, a leading online retailer of textiles and home décor products, from Hanover Direct. The deal closed on December 19 and terms were not disclosed. In addition to its success as an online retailer, The […]

Blockchain leader Bitt launches new mMoney digital payment product in Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, 2017-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Blockchain leader Bitt recently launched its new mMoney digital payment product in Barbados. The Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation (BEF) and several of its strategic partners participated in the soft launch, which marked the region’s first “digital dollar only” event.  Overstock.com’s (NASDAQ:OSTK) blockchain investment vehicle Medici Ventures owns stock and options on 34.8 percent of Bitt. […]

Inditex Group’s net sales rose by 10% to €17.96 billion in Q3 2017

The Group continues to develop its integrated offline-online platform, rolling out same-day delivery in six cities and next-day delivery in six markets, including Spain, France, the UK and China. Inditex is deploying automated in-store pick-up points for online orders. Store count reached 7,504 with a footprint in 94 markets, having opened its first stores in […]

IKEA Group allocates $113 million into the retirement funds of 123,000 co-workers

Conshohocken, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA Group co-workers around the globe will receive a special thanks from the company as part of the IKEA Tack! retirement fund. IKEA recently announced that Tack!, which means ‘thank you’ in Swedish, will allocate $113 million* total into the retirement funds of 123,000 IKEA co-workers throughout its […]

eBay Collective doubles its number of dealers and inventory

eBay Collective doubles its number of dealers and inventory   Since launching in 2016, eBay Collective has doubled its number of dealers and inventory, providing shoppers with a one-of-a-kind selection of furniture, art, antiques and design. San Jose, CA, 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last Tuesday, an eclectic group of artists, designers, architects, collectors and […]

Overstock.com takes ParityPledge to improve opportunity for advancement of women into leadership positions

The ParityPledge aims to bring gender equality to the highest levels of business SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) and its blockchain subsidiary, Medici Ventures, announce they have taken the ParityPledge to increase their commitment to improving the opportunity for advancement of women into leadership positions. By taking the ParityPledge, Overstock and Medici Ventures have […]

Lowe’s announces the appointment of Sylvain Prud’homme as president, international

Prud’homme also retains role as President and CEO of Lowe’s Canada Mooresville, N.C., 2017-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today (12/06/2017) announced that Sylvain Prud’homme has been appointed president, international, effective Dec. 15. He will report to Chairman, President & CEO Robert A. Niblock and will remain based in Boucherville, Quebec. […]

Web Marketing Association names Overstock.com’s mobile app the Best Retail Mobile Application of 2017

Sixth consecutive year winning Web Marketing Association’s Mobile Web Award SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the sixth consecutive year, the Web Marketing Association has named Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) a Mobile Web Award winner, honoring the retailer’s mobile app as the Best Retail Mobile Application of 2017. The leading online home retailer’s iOS app was recognized for its many innovative […]

Macy’s declares Friday, Dec. 8 as National Believe Day; doubles its donation to Make-A-Wish and Wishes Across America

Macy’s declares Friday, Dec. 8 as National Believe Day; doubles its donation to Make-A-Wish and Wishes Across America   NEW YORK, 2017-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its 10th annual Believe campaign, Macy’s has declared this Friday, Dec. 8, National Believe Day – a day focused on spreading the beloved holiday program’s message of generosity […]

Macy’s to hire an additional 7,000 seasonal associates for 2017 Christmas and holiday season

CINCINNATI, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today (Dec. 1, 2017) announced plans to hire an additional 7,000 seasonal associates for positions at its Macy’s stores nationwide for the 2017 Christmas and holiday season. To discover open positions and opportunities for on-site interviews, candidates should apply in advance at macysJOBS.com. Positions in all […]

The Michaels Companies 3Q 2017 financial results: Total net sales increased 1.1

Comparable store sales increased 1.0%, including the negative impact of approximately 80 basis points related to lost sales from hurricanes Operating income of $153.9 million Diluted EPS of $0.44, including the negative impact of approximately $0.01 related to hurricanes IRVING, Texas, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIK) today (2017-11-30) announced financial results for the third […]

Doidge Building Centres Ltd. & Mahood Lumber Company will now bear the RONA banner on its six locations in Ontario

Doidge Building Centres Ltd. & Mahood Lumber Company joins the RONA network with six locations in Kincardine, Miller Lake, Bracebridge, Bradford, Welland and Fort Erie Boucherville (Québec), 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada is proud to announce that a new affiliate dealer, Doidge Building Centres Ltd. & Mahood Lumber Company Limited, has joined its […]

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 […]