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 […]

Debenhams unveils Home SS18

Debenhams unveils Home SS18   London, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — RJR. John Rocha puts a fresh spin on his signature artisan craftsmanship style for SS18. The new collection welcomes the introduction of delicate watercolour florals on crisp white ceramics and botanical appliqué bed linens. The seasonal colour palette is brought to life in […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

EPA recognizes The Home Depot with a 2017 SmartWay Excellence Award for the fifth consecutive year

ATLANTA, 2017-Nov-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, with a 2017 SmartWay Excellence Award for the fifth consecutive year. SmartWay recognizes industry leaders in freight, supply chain, environmental performance, and energy efficiency. A charter member of the EPA’s SmartWay […]

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 […]

Morrisons introduces new own-brand Cook, Home and Stationery products

Bradford, UK, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons is launching an improved range of nearly 1,500 own-brand Cook, Home and Stationery products in all UK stores and online from 7th November. Designed by Morrisons, the brand new range will include; cookware, utensils, ovenware and bakeware; countertop and kitchen cupboard electricals; dining and tableware; home […]