Bed Bath & Beyond Q2 2017 financial results: Net Sales Decrease of Approximately 1.7%

Net Earnings per Diluted Share of $.67, Including Unfavorable Impacts of Restructuring Charges Related to the Realignment of the Store Management Structure and Estimated Costs Associated with Hurricane Harvey Net Sales Decrease of Approximately 1.7%; Comparable Sales Decrease of Approximately 2.6% Company Provides Update On Ongoing Transformational Initiatives UNION, N.J., 2017-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

Overstock.com updates its iOS shopping app with AR technology

iOS app update with AR technology available for download now in the App Store SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) announces the launch of augmented reality (AR) within the retailer’s award-winning iOS shopping app. Shoppers using a cell phone or tablet with iOS11 can launch the AR experience directly from the retailer’s app, which […]

Macy’s, Inc. to host national holiday hiring event from Sept. 28-Sept. 29; will hire 80,000 seasonal associates

CINCINNATI, 2017-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today announced plans to hire approximately 80,000 seasonal associates for positions at its Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores, call centers, distribution centers and online fulfillment centers nationwide for the 2017 Christmas and holiday season. The company also announced its national holiday hiring event, expanding to two […]

LCP: Home Bargains opens a newer, bigger store at Central Square in Maghull

LCP: Home Bargains opens a newer, bigger store at Central Square in Maghull   London, 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Mayor of Maghull, Councillor June Burns, has officially opened the newer, bigger Home Bargains store in the town’s Central Square. The leading nationwide discount store has almost doubled its space, opening a 10,000 sq […]

Marks and Spencer: Jill McDonald new Managing Director, Clothing, Home & Beauty to start on 2nd October 2017

London, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Further to the announcement made on 3rd May 2017, and in accordance with paragraph 9.6.12 of the Listing Rules, Marks and Spencer Group plc today (13 Sep 2017) confirms that Jill McDonald will take up the new position of Managing Director, Clothing, Home & Beauty on 2nd October […]

Lowe’s supports Hurricane Irma disaster relief and recovery efforts with $1 million donation

Mooresville, NC, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s announced a commitment of at least $1 million to support disaster relief and recovery efforts through cash and product donations as Hurricane Irma struck communities in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. The latest donation brings Lowe’s total contribution to disaster relief this year to more than $2 […]

Home Depot joins Google Express; shop through voice with the Assistant on Google Home available this fall

ATLANTA, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Need something from The Home Depot? Just ask the Google Assistant. The Home Depot will join Google Express this fall, adding the ability for its customers to shop through voice with the Assistant on Google Home, making it more convenient than ever for customers to shop however they want. […]

Lowe’s Canada announces hiring plans for its Gloucester RONA big box location

Gloucester, ON, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its ongoing growth in Canada, Lowe’s Canada has announced hiring plans for its Gloucester RONA big box location set to convert to the Lowe’s banner. Located at 1880 Innes Road, the Gloucester RONA Home and Garden store will convert to the Lowe’s banner this […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

MirroCool launches a smart mirror for the fashionista

Discover MirroCool, a smart mirror for the fashionista.

On the runways & tech world meet San Francisco, CA, 2017-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, we’re living in a culture where we want to capture and share every beautiful look and outfits through a lens and sometimes, there just isn’t anyone else who is around to do it. Do you know what that […]

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 TJX Companies, Inc. Q2 FY 2018 results: Net sales increased 6% to $8.4 billion

Net sales increased 6% to $8.4 billion over last year’s 7% increase Consolidated comp store sales increased 3% over last year’s 4% increase Diluted EPS of $.85 compared with $.84 in the prior year EPS results include a $.04 negative impact from foreign currency exchange rates this year, compared with a $.03 positive impact last year The Company now estimates Fiscal 2018 diluted GAAP EPS […]

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 […]

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 […]