RUSSIA: Lenta announces the opening of its fourth hypermarket in Yaroslavl

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its fourth hypermarket in Yaroslavl. The store opens on premise previously operated under the NASH hypermarkets brand, as part of the long-term lease agreement signed in July. The […]

GameStop Q3 2017 financial results: Net Sales of $1.99 Billion

GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.59, Including a Non-Operating Benefit of $0.11 Same store sales increase 1.9%, the third consecutive quarter of growth New software sales grow 5.4% Collectibles sales increase 26.5% GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, today (Nov. […]

LCP: shopping parade in Alvaston, Derbyshire now fully let with new tenant Lucy Nails moving in

London, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — A well-manicured local shopping parade in Alvaston, Derbyshire, is fully let for the first time in its history – demonstrating that confidence in the retail market is increasingly buoyant. The parade of eight shops on London Road, which is anchored by a Co-op supermarket, has signed up Lucy Nails, […]

ASOS brings its Same Day Delivery option to Leeds and Manchester

Same day delivery option now available in the two cities following London launch London, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — ASOS, one of the world’s leading destinations for fashion loving 20-somethings, today (November 21st, 2017) announces that ASOS Instant, its Same Day Delivery option, is now available in Leeds and Manchester. The move follows a successful […]

Turkish bank VakifBank introduces new software and cash recycling systems from Diebold Nixdorf

ISTANBUL, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — VakifBank, a leading Turkish bank, is expanding the functionality of its self-service channel by introducing new software and cash recycling systems from Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD),  a world leader in enabling connected commerce for millions of consumers each day across the financial and retail industries. The bank is upgrading 400 […]

The LVMH Group to acquire 60% stake in Colgin Cellars

The LVMH Group to acquire 60% stake in Colgin Cellars   Paris, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ann Colgin, Founder of Colgin Cellars, and her husband Joe Wender, have chosen to partner with the LVMH Group, with the will to preserve their long-term commitment to the quality of their Cabernet and Syrah wines, as well […]

USDA FSIS offers tips and resources to make this Thanksgiving safe and stress-free

WASHINGTON, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 45 million turkeys are eaten on Thanksgiving Day, with a never-ending list of side dishes and desserts. The Thanksgiving meal is by far the largest and most stressful meal many consumers prepare all year, leaving room for mistakes that can make guests sick. But never fear, […]

SPAR China Partners further expands with new store openings

China, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the last few months, SPAR China Partners have opened a number of new stores in different regions, varying from SPAR Neighbourhood and a SPAR lifestyle Supermarket to large SPAR Hypermarkets, showing the diversity of the SPAR format in this highly competitive market. SPAR Guangdong opens three new […]

SPAR Zimbabwe highlights its recent charitable initiatives

Zimbabwe, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Zimbabwe is actively involved in supporting charitable initiatives and is working hard to make a real difference to the communities in which it operates. Here we highlight some recent initiatives. Community garden project SPAR Kadoma has been very busy this year, with several exciting community development projects underway. […]

Rexall launches #12DaysofHacks Campaign to bring the holiday spirit into Canadians’ homes while saving time and money

Rexall brings it home for the holidays with #12DaysofHacks Campaign Toronto, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — This holiday season Rexall has invited the top 10 DIYers from across the GTA to participate in #12DaysofHacks. Nothing says holiday more than homemade and Rexall’s private label Rose & Robin allows Canadians to bring the holiday spirit […]

Sprouts Farmers Market CEO Amin Maredia will present at the Barclays 2017 Eat, Sleep, Play – It’s Not All Discretionary Conference

PHOENIX, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM) today (Nov. 21, 2017) announced that Amin Maredia, chief executive officer, will present at the Barclays 2017 Eat, Sleep, Play – It’s Not All Discretionary Conference in New York City.  The presentation will begin at 11:00 am EST on December 6, 2017. A live […]

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its restaurant in Bowie, Maryland

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today (Nov. 21, 2017) announced the opening of its restaurant in Bowie, Maryland. The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, November 20, 2017, on a free standing pad in front of Bowie Town Center. The restaurant is approximately 7,500 square feet, seats approximately 230 guests and […]

HBC to host Q3 2017 financial results conference call on December 6, 2017

TORONTO & NEW YORK, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — HBC (TSX: HBC) is scheduled to announce full financial results for the quarter ended October 28, 2017 before the opening of the financial markets on December 6, 2017. Senior management will discuss financial results and other matters during a conference call that day at 8:30 AM EST. The conference call will be accessible […]

SSP Group announces financial results for the year ended 30 September 2017

London, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP Group, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, announces its financial results for the year ended 30 September 2017. Highlights: Underlying operating profit1 of £162.9m: up 27.0% at constant currency2, and 34.2% at actual exchange rates Revenue of £2,379.1m: up 11.7% at constant currency, […]

Lulu Group opens its 139th Hypermarket at Buhaira in Sharjah

Lulu Group opens its 139th Hypermarket at Buhaira in Sharjah   Sharjah, UAE, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lulu Group, region’s top retailer has opened its 139th Hypermarket at Buhaira in Sharjah today (21NOV2017). The new Hypermarket was officially inaugurated by H.H. Shaikh Fahim bin Sultan Al Qassimi, Chairman, Dept. of Government Relations & […]

Wine.com triples the number of pickup locations to more than 10,000 sites nationwide

The world’s largest selection of wine now available for convenient pickup at Fedex Office and Walgreens stores nationwide San Francisco, CA, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wine.com, the nation’s leading online wine retailer, announced that it has tripled the number of pickup locations to more than 10,000 sites nationwide.  This includes nearly 1,000 in California […]

Starbucks opens its first store in Jamaica

Starbucks opens its first store in Jamaica   Starbucks and Caribbean Coffee Baristas Limited, a consortium led by Margaritaville Caribbean Group, have opened Jamaica’s first Starbucks® store at Doctor’s Cave Beach in Montego Bay Up to 15 Starbucks® stores expected to open over the next five years with a focus on creating local jobs, delivering […]

Amazon celebrates Ten years of “Frustration-Free Packaging”

Certified Frustration-Free Packaging is easy to open, with no annoying clamshells or twist ties, and 100% recyclable Amazon’s Frustration-Free Packaging Programs have grown to include both Frustration-Free Packaging and Ships in Own Container, which produce less waste than traditional packaging – great for customers and the environment Amazon works directly with thousands of manufacturers to redesign […]

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 […]

CVS Pharmacy unveils incentives, rewards and hot deals this Thanksgiving weekend

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy wants to take the stress out of the holiday season this year by helping customers easily and affordably check off all the little things on their list from unique stocking stuffers to entertaining essentials so they can get back to enjoying the spirit of the season. CVS […]

The Australian Retailers Association welcomes ACCC’s Draft Determination of the Casual Mall Licensing Code of Practice

Melbourne, Australia, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has welcomed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)’s Draft Determination of the Casual Mall Licensing Code of Practice, supporting its concerns of the effective operation of the Code and their suggestion to invite respective organisations to become parties of the Code Administration […]

Price Rite joins The Greater Boston Food Bank in its 7th Annual Chain of Giving event

Price Rite joins The Greater Boston Food Bank in its 7th Annual Chain of Giving event   Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite associates took part in the 7th Annual Chain of Giving event this month hosted by The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB). The event kicks off the holiday giving […]

Mill Station: Kimco unveils plans for a new, open-air shopping destination in Baltimore County, Maryland

Mill Station: Kimco unveils plans for a new, open-air shopping destination in Baltimore County, Maryland   Costco to anchor this Kimco Signature Series development NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE:KIM) today (11/21/2017) introduced plans for Mill Station – a new, open-air shopping destination at the former site of […]

AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 559,672 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM NOVEMBER 13, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING NOVEMBER 17, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 559,672 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from November 13, 2017 up to and including November 17, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €16.90 per share for a total consideration of €9.5 million. These repurchases were made […]

Hy-Vee to open its first Wahlburgers restaurant franchise at the Mall of America® in Bloomington, Minnesota

Top tourist destination, shopping complex to feature newest location WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today (Nov. 21, 2017) that it will open its first Wahlburgers restaurant franchise at the Mall of America® in Bloomington, Minnesota, this summer. The 5,500-square-foot Wahlburgers will be located on Level 2, North at Mall […]

Geoffrey Bennett to be recognized as Nebraska’s 2017 Citizen Hero during halftime of the Hy-Vee Heroes Game

“Citizen Heroes” will be recognized during halftime of the Nebraska Cornhuskers versus Iowa Hawkeye football game Omaha, NE, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — A Norfolk, Nebraska, man will be honored this week for saving the life of a local woman who was critically injured after being struck by a vehicle as she waited near […]

Jerry Goeders to be recognized as Iowa’s 2017 Citizen Hero during halftime of the Hy-Vee Heroes Game

“Citizen Heroes” will be recognized during halftime of the Iowa Hawkeyes versus Nebraska Cornhuskers football game Des Moines, IA, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — A Dayton, Iowa, man will be honored this Friday for saving the life of an 8-year-old girl who was alone and struggling to keep her head above water at Lake […]

Dollar Tree, Inc.’s Q3 2017 results: Consolidated Sales Increased 6.3% to $5.32 Billion

Diluted Earnings per Share Increased 40.3% to $1.01 vs. $0.72 ~ Enterprise Operating Margin Improved 120 Basis Points to 8.0% ~ Consolidated Sales Increased 6.3% to $5.32 Billion ~ Enterprise Same-Store Sales Increased 3.2% ~ Same-Store Sales by Segment: Dollar Tree +5.0%, Family Dollar +1.5% CHESAPEAKE, Va., 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores, today (November 21, 2017) […]

The Florida Retail Federation expects holiday sales to increase 3-3.5 percent over last year

In spite of the impacts of Hurricane Irma on Florida, FRF is still predicting a 3-3.5% increase in sales over 2016, thanks to high consumer confidence, robust housing, a 10-yr low unemployment rate and 100+ million tourists TALLAHASSEE, FL, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Florida Retail Federation (FRF), the state’s premier trade association celebrating […]

Kering Foundation launches 6th annual White Ribbon For Women to stop violence against girls and women

London, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Running from 20 to 25 November, the Kering Foundation’s 6th annual White Ribbon For Women campaign will be led by Alessandro Michele, Stella McCartney, Christopher Kane, Joseph Altuzarra, Dennis Chan, Salma Hayek Pinault and other renowned influencers. Centered around a digital movement #ICouldHaveBeen and new website ICouldHaveBeen.org, the campaign aims to raise awareness of violence […]