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 […]

Kroger Michigan division President Jayne Homco to retire; Scott Hays to succeed

CINCINNATI, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced the retirement of Michigan division President Jayne Homco, and the promotion of Scott Hays to succeed her. Mr. Hays currently serves as vice president of operations for the company’s Fry’s division. Jayne Homco to Retire after 42 Years of Service Jayne Homco […]

Stockmann announces shareholders’ Nomination Board members

STOCKMANN plc, Other information disclosed according to the rules of the Exchange 7.9.2017 at 9:00 EET Helsinki, Finland, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to the decision of Stockmann’s Annual General Meeting, the Nomination Board consists of representatives of the four shareholders holding largest voting power, as registered in Stockmann’s shareholder register as of 1 […]

SOUQ.com to purchase Wing.ae marketplace for merchants and couriers in the UAE

DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — SOUQ.com today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Wing.ae, a marketplace for merchants and couriers in the UAE, providing innovative mobile and web-based user-friendly delivery solutions for businesses and individual consumers. SOUQ.com previously invested in Wing.ae and will be acquiring 100% of the […]

AmRest Holdings opens the first Pizza Hut restaurant in the Czech Republic

Wroclaw, Poland, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — AmRest Holdings SE („AmRest”) (WSE: EAT), the largest publicly listed restaurant operator in Central Europe, announced an opening of the first Pizza Hut restaurant in the Czech Republic. As a result, the Company expanded its operation in the market, where was already present with KFC, Starbucks and Burger […]

Macy’s expands same-day delivery to 15 additional U.S. markets

Macy’s continues to enhance omnichannel experience for customers by expanding same-day delivery to 15 additional markets, serviced by Deliv CINCINNATI, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today announced the expansion of its same-day delivery of products purchased online at macys.com, bloomingdales.com and both brands’ mobile apps. Starting this fall, Macy’s will offer same-day delivery […]

John Lewis expands new home improvement and maintenance service trial across Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Gloucester and Taunton

LONDON, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis will expand a trial of a brand new home improvement and maintenance service across Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Gloucester and Taunton from 12 September.  The initiative, called ‘Home Solutions from John Lewis’, which has already been trialled in Milton Keynes, enables customers to book plumbers, electricians, […]

IKEA provides update on impact of Hurricane Harvey

Houston, TX, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the impact of Hurricane Harvey has unfolded, we have been saddened by its impact on our co-workers and neighbors. But we’ve also been touched by the heroic acts and the community spirit of those involved in the rescue and recovery efforts. As a member of the […]

CVS Health to participate at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on September 12, 2017

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Larry Merlo, president and chief executive officer, and Dave Denton, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be speaking to investors at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on September 12, 2017, at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET. An audio […]

Tractor Supply Company to present at the Goldman Sachs 24th Annual Global Retailing Conference on September 7, 2017

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today announced its participation in the Goldman Sachs 24th Annual Global Retailing Conference on September 7, 2017.  Greg Sandfort, Chief Executive Officer, Kurt Barton, Chief Financial Officer, and Christine Skold, Vice President, Investor […]

Kimco: Nearly All Houston-Area Locations Resume Operations

Nearly All Houston-Area Locations Resume Operations New Hyde Park, NY, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) today announced that nearly all the company’s 17 Houston-area assets have restarted operations, including the recently opened Grand Parkway Marketplace development. The company also announced that it has pledged to match its employees’ donations to […]

Gap Inc. to participate at the Goldman Sachs 24th Annual Global Retailing Conference on September 6, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Art Peck and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Teri List-Stoll will address investors at the Goldman Sachs 24th Annual Global Retailing Conference on September 6, 2017 in New York City. A live webcast of the […]

Taubman Centers, Inc declares regular quarterly dividend of $0.625 per share of common stock

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.625 per share of common stock. The common dividend is payable Sept. 29, 2017, to shareholders of record on Sept. 15, 2017. The Board of Directors also declared quarterly dividends of $0.40625 on its 6.5% Series J […]

CBL to issue Q3 financial results on Thursday, November 2, 2017

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL) announced details for the release of its results for the third quarter ending September 30, 2017. CBL plans to issue its earnings release for the third quarter after the market closes on Thursday, November 2, 2017, and will host a conference call on Friday, […]

Dollar Tree supports communities and associates affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana with $500,000 donation

Donating $250,000 to the American Red Cross  Committing $250,000 to Dollar Tree and Family Dollar Employee Assistance Funds  CHESAPEAKE, Va., 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores, today announced that, as part of its efforts to support communities and associates affected by the recent storms in Texas and Louisiana, the Company is donating $500,000 of financial […]

Paradies Lagardère to bring Brothers BBQ, Snarf’s Sandwiches and Breckenridge Brewery to Denver International Airport

Local sandwich and barbecue restaurants, popular brewery, coming to the airport ATLANTA, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the travel retail and restaurateur leader in North America, was awarded a food and beverage package at Denver International Airport (DEN). Brothers BBQ, Snarf’s Sandwiches and Breckenridge Brewery will open in A Concourse. As part of the upcoming expansion of […]

Harris Teeter launches Emergency Support campaign for individuals and families affected by Hurricane Harvey

Company to Donate 100% of Proceeds to American Red Cross Matthews, NC, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter announced today (Aug. 31, 2017) it will launch an Emergency Support campaign to benefit individuals and families affected by Hurricane Harvey. Throughout the month of September, the company invites their generous shoppers and valued associates to […]

7‑Eleven launches test program called RENEW at 95 stores in Portland, Seattle and Madison, Wisconsin

IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc. is furthering its commitment to reduce its energy footprint by launching a test program called RENEWTM this month at 95 stores in Portland, Seattle and Madison, Wisconsin. RENEW is a reduced emissions program 7‑Eleven®is launching in collaboration with GreenPrint, a company promoting sustainability through the retail gasoline, […]

PetSmart Charities to help pets and pet parents impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Phoenix, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — In response to Hurricane Harvey, PetSmart Charities is reaching out to help pets and pet parents in need. The organization has earmarked at least $1 million in emergency relief funding to help animal welfare agencies who are working on the front lines to rescue, relocate, feed and care […]

Delaware North Sportservice opens two year-round dining destinations at the new Little Caesars Arena in Detroit

Delaware North Sportservice opens two year-round dining destinations at the new Little Caesars Arena in Detroit   Kid Rock brings his first restaurant concept to Detroit, Kid Rock’s Made in Detroit, featuring local beer and craft cocktails, artist memorabilia and live music with a specific focus on local talent Detroit-focused food market, The District Market, to offer […]

eBay shoppers get access to Online Repair Manuals for over 80 percent of vehicles on the road

eBay shoppers get access to Online Repair Manuals for over 80 percent of vehicles on the road   This new offering provides a one-stop-shop for buyers, who shop eBay first, whether they’re looking for the right part, right price, or expert guidance. San Jose, CA, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — At eBay, we’re continually […]

Co-op: overall sales of Scottish products across our stores up by 33% YoY

Sales of Scottish produce are up by a third in Co-op stores Bakery favourites leading the sales surge MANCHESTER, England, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Scotland’s love affair with home-grown fare is flourishing, as figures released by the Co-op today (30 August 2017) show that overall sales of Scottish products across its 350 stores are up an impressive […]

SpartanNash declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.165 per common share

Byron Center, MI, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — SpartanNash Company (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SPTN) today (Aug 30th, 2017) announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.165 per common share. The dividend will be paid on September 29, 2017 to shareholders of record as of September 15, 2017. As […]

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 […]

McDonald’s supports Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts with $1 million donation to the American Red Cross

Company Also Announces Employee Match Program OAK BROOK, IL, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) announces that it will donate $1 million to the American Red Cross in support of the relief and recovery efforts for families impacted by Hurricane Harvey. In addition, the company announced a $250,000 employee matching program. “In […]

Best Buy Q2 FY18 results

Enterprise Comparable Sales Increased 5.4% GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.67 Increased 20% Non-GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.69 Increased 21% MINNEAPOLIS, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) today (August 29, 2017) announced results for the second quarter ended July 29, 2017 (“Q2 FY18”), as compared to the second quarter ended July 30, 2016 (“Q2 FY17”). The company reported GAAP diluted […]

Dedinas Franzak Enterprises recalls several brands of butter flavored popcorn that may contain undeclared milk

Grand Rapids MI, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dedinas Franzak Enterprises of Grand Rapids MI, is recalling several brands of butter flavored popcorn because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The recalled butter flavored popcorn […]

Rajbhog Distributors GA. Inc. recalls Jalebi that may contain undeclared Almond

Rajbhog Distributors GA. Inc. recalls Jalebi that may contain undeclared Almond   Duluth, GA., 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rajbhog Distributors GA. Inc. of Tucker GA-30084 is recalling 1467  packets of Jalebi because it may contain undeclared Almond pcs. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Almonds run the risk of serious […]

Rite Aid Foundation rolls out new program on reducing drug accessibility, medication misuse and accidental poisoning among children

Law Enforcement Agencies in Communities Served by Rite Aid Can Now Apply Online to Receive a Free Safe Medication Disposal Unit Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Rite Aid Foundation announced today  (Aug. 30, 2017) the rollout of its KidCents Safe Medication Disposal Program, a new program focused on reducing drug accessibility, […]

Dollar Tree to participate in the Goldman Sachs Global Retailing Conference on September 6, 2017

CHESAPEAKE, Va., 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores, today (August 30, 2017) announced its participation in the Goldman Sachs Global Retailing Conference on September 6, 2017. Gary Philbin, Enterprise President, Kevin Wampler, Chief Financial Officer, and Randy Guiler, Vice President – Investor Relations, will attend this conference. The Company’s presentation will […]