Walgreens marks the 12th year of earning a perfect score from the Corporate Equality Index

Company scores 100 percent for the 12th year on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 16th Annual Scorecard DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered […]

2017 Wendy’s High School Heisman National Finalists announced

2017 Wendy’s High School Heisman National Finalists announced   Ten Outstanding High School Seniors from Across the Country Compete for two $10,000 Scholarships DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The cut has been made and Wendy’s High School Heisman® names the Top Ten Scholar-Athletes in the U.S. These young men and women will now compete […]

CVS Health to hire 5,000 new apprentices by 2022

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an ongoing commitment to workforce development, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (November 14, 2017) announced it has set a goal of hiring 5,000 new apprentices by 2022. The newly established goal, which coincides with the U.S. Department of Labor’s National Apprenticeship Week, reflects an expansion of […]

LVMH announces appointments to its Executive Committee

Paris, 2017-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Group announces the following appointments to its Executive Committee: Sidney Toledano becomes Chairman and CEO of the Fashion Group after 20 years at the helm of Christian Dior Couture. The CEOs of Céline, Givenchy, Loewe, Pucci, Kenzo, Marc Jacobs, Rossimoda and Nicholas Kirkwood will report into him. Sidney […]

Kroger to hire 14,000 part-time and seasonal roles this holiday season

CINCINNATI, 2017-Nov-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that it is hiring for an estimated 14,000 part-time and seasonal roles across its family of companies this holiday season. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply at jobs.kroger.com. “We are delighted to welcome new associates to our team this holiday season,” said Lanell […]

Carrefour currently employs more than 12,000 persons with disabilities and intends to continue its disability inclusion efforts

Carrefour currently employs more than 12,000 persons with disabilities and intends to continue its disability inclusion efforts   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour, a partner of the 2017 European Disability Employment Week organized by LADAPT, has launched far-reaching initiatives to help disabled individuals enter the workforce since 1999. The retailer has posted […]

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 […]

UK: Sainsbury’s earns the highest tier of accreditation in the government’s Disability Confident Programme

LONDON, 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Department for Work and Pensions has announced that Sainsbury’s has achieved Disability Confident Leader status – the highest tier of accreditation in the government’s Disability Confident Programme. Sainsbury’s, which employs over 190,000 colleagues, is the largest retailer to achieve this status. Largest retailer to achieve highest tier of […]

Whole Foods Market to host National Hiring Day on November 2

Candidates can apply for jobs on-site and receive on-the-spot job offers AUSTIN, TEXAS, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is searching for passionate, food-focused candidates to join its team. On November 2, the grocer is hosting a National Hiring Day at all of its U.S. stores with a goal of hiring 6,000 new […]

Nordstrom to host hiring day events to fill 13,650 positions

SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. is planning to hire approximately 13,650 employees before the holidays. The retailer is looking to fill positions at its Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack stores, HauteLook and Trunk Club businesses, fulfillment and distribution centers. Those interested in a position should apply online at the Nordstrom Careers page, careers.nordstrom.com, or attend one of the […]

CarMax to hire more than 2,000 positions companywide by the end of the year

CarMax to hire more than 2,000 positions companywide by the end of the year   One of FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For® is Hiring for Long-Term Careers RICHMOND, Va., 2017-Oct-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announces plans to hire for more than 2,000 positions companywide […]

Walgreens to bring 300 new positions to its Chicago Sullivan Center to establish a new technology center of excellence

Company to Double Number of Employees in Downtown Chicago Office with 300 Additional Positions DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today (October 17, 2017) announced with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel that it will bring approximately 300 technology positions to its current downtown Chicago office in the Sullivan Center to establish a new […]

Amazon creates more than 120,000 holiday position across its U.S. network

Every year, thousands of holiday positions lead to regular, full-time roles with the company Amazon has created tens of thousands of new full-time jobs this year across its U.S. fulfillment network that offer highly competitive wages and benefits SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today (Oct. 12, 2017) announced it is creating more than […]

CVS Health celebrates its 30,000 pharmacists this month of October

WOONSOCKET, RI, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) is celebrating its 30,000 pharmacists as part of American Pharmacists Month, an annual observation held every October. The company’s pharmacy teams are playing an increasingly important role in helping people on their path to better health by improving access to care and lowering costs […]

British Land rolls out its training programme Bright Lights Starting Out

LONDON, UK, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land, in partnership with The Source Skills Academy, is rolling out its training programme – Bright Lights Starting Out – across 13 of its Local and Regional retail centres to help youngi people find work in the retail, leisure, food and drink industry. The free programme, which was […]

Wegmans Food Markets announces leadership team for its new Medford store, scheduled to open on Sunday, Nov. 5

Wegmans Hiring Offices in Medford and Natick Will Offer Open Interviews During Select Wednesdays in October MEDFORD, MA, 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets today (October 04, 2017) announced the local leadership team managing its new Medford store, which opens Sunday, Nov. 5 at Meadow Glen on the north side of Mystic Valley […]

LVMH Institut des Métiers d’Excellence starts 2017/2018 apprenticeship training programs

PARIS, 2017-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apprentices in the 2017/2018 class at the LVMH Institut des Métiers d’Excellence (IME) begin their training programs today. The IME has had an eventful year and has organized an exhibition of work done by students from previous years. For its first class in 2014 the IME welcomed 28 apprentices. Since […]

Wawa now hiring for its first stores in Northeast Florida

Opening of New Northeast Florida Market Stores Will Create More than 200 Jobs in Local Communities in 2017 Jacksonville, FL, 2017-Oct-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wawa Inc. is thrilled to announce that it is in the final stages of its launch into Northeast Florida with the first wave of new stores slated to open […]

Toys“R”U now hiring for part-time holiday positions at stores and distribution centers across the country

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — As sleigh bells start to ring in the distance, Toys“R”Us®, a company focused on inspiring kids to play and grow, is seeking Team Members who are ready to become holiday heroes. Today, the company announced that it is now accepting job applications for part-time holiday positions at stores and distribution […]

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 […]

Kroger ratified new labor agreement with UFCW Local 1000

CINCINNATI, OH, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) Dallas division associates working at Kroger stores in Dallas/Ft. Worth and surrounding area have ratified a new labor agreement with UFCW Local 1000. “We are pleased to reach an agreement that is good for our associates. This new contract provides good pay increases, affordable health […]

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 […]

Michaels to hire more than 15,000 seasonal positions for the holiday season

IRVING, Texas, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIK) today (2017-08-29) announced it will hire more than 15,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. and Canadian stores and distribution centers this holiday season. Last year, more than 50% of seasonal positions transitioned to regular roles after the holidays. “At Michaels, we believe anyone can […]

SONIC® Drive-In announces Final 12 crews to compete in 2017 DR PEPPER SONIC GAMES

National Training Competition Gets One Step Closer to Determining the Best Crew in the Country OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the last nine months, SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) has put thousands of drive-in crews from across the country through a series of trainings, quizzes, and challenging team and individual competitions in search of […]

eBay appoints Scott Cutler, Jay Lee and Jooman Park to new regional leadership roles

eBay appoints Scott Cutler, Jay Lee and Jooman Park to new regional leadership roles   San Jose, CA, 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY), a global commerce leader, has appointed Scott Cutler, Jay Lee and Jooman Park to new regional leadership roles. Mr. Cutler has been promoted to Senior Vice President, […]

110 young professionals complete apprenticeship at SPAR Switzerland

Switzerland, 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Switzerland is one of the most successful training companies in Swiss retail trade. Recently, 110 young professionals received their certificate of competence after completing their apprenticeship examinations in one of the four professions offered at SPAR: Fully Trained Merchant, Retail Expert, Retail Assistant and Logistics Specialist. Training […]

RILA opens applications for its first annual (R)Tech Retail CEO Innovation Awards

Arlington , VA, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — ​The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for America’s most recognized and innovative retail brands, announced its call for applications for its first annual (R)Tech Retail CEO Innovation Awards. “As today’s top retail leaders gather at RILA’s CEO Forum, this will be the perfect […]

Wegmans Food Markets starts recruitment for 225 full-time positions at its Natick Mall store, scheduled to open in spring 2018

NATICK, MA, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets today (August 16, 2017) announced the start of recruitment for full-time positions at its store in Natick Mall, which is scheduled to open in spring 2018. The Natick store will employ approximately 550 people, most of whom will be new to the company and hired locally. Of […]

L Brands to hire nearly 4,000 seasonal distribution center associates for the holidays

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — L Brands, Inc. (NYSE: LB) will be hiring nearly 4,000 seasonal distribution center associates for holiday positions. To make it easier and faster for job applicants, L Brands has added an additional employment center to its operations with locations now open at both their Morse Road and […]

Wegmans Food Markets announces Montvale store leadership team; store opening Sept. 24

MONTVALE, NJ, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets today (August 14, 2017) announced the local leadership team managing its Montvale store, which opens Sunday, Sept. 24 at West Grand Avenue and Mercedes Drive. This group consists of the store manager, executive chef, pharmacy area manager, and three area managers who each supervise several departments. […]