Walmart launches a first-of-its kind opioid disposal solution — DisposeRx

Retailer first national pharmacy chain to offer free opioid disposal solution at all pharmacy locations BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2018-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an effort to help curb abuse and misuse, Walmart is launching a first-of-its kind opioid disposal solution – available at no cost – in all company pharmacies.* Known as DisposeRx, the small […]

AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 2,317,973 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM JANUARY 8, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING JANUARY 12, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2018-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 2,317,973 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from January 8, 2018 up to and including January 12, 2018. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €18.27 per share for a total consideration of €42.4 million. These repurchases were made […]

RetailNext empowers retailers with a variety of expanded smart store solutions

Complete 360-Degree Solution Empowers Retailers to Better Respond to Industry’s Shopper-Led Disruption NEW YORK, 2018-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Jan. 14, 2018 ), RetailNext Inc., the worldwide expert and market leader in IoT smart store retail analytics for optimizing shopper experiences, announced a variety of expanded capabilities and functionalities, including a world’s first retail edge sensor […]

RetailNext enhances its SaaS platform with the new performance dashboards

Enhanced At-a-Glance Functionality and Artificial Intelligence Allows for Real-Time Updates on Performance Metrics and Elimination of Guesswork NEW YORK, 2018-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Jan. 14, 2018), RetailNext Inc., the worldwide expert and market leader in IoT smart store retail analytics for optimizing shopper experiences, introduced new performance dashboards into its SaaS platform, empowering […]

RetailNext announces collaboration with Facebook to provide retailers shopper insights

Complementary Shopper Insights to Provide Understanding of Today’s New Shopping Journeys NEW YORK, 2018-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Jan. 13, 2018), RetailNext Inc., the worldwide expert and market leader in IoT smart store retail analytics, announced a new initiative with Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) available to select retailers. The goal of the product is to allow […]

Majid Al Futtaim opens new wing at City Centre Ajman featuring more than 50 international brands and dining concepts

Ajman, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim – the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia – announced the opening of 50 exciting international brands and dining concepts as part of its ongoing enhancement project at City Centre Ajman. City Centre Ajman […]

LCP acquires multi-let industrial holding at Southfield Industrial Estate in Glenrothes, Scotland

Glenrothes industrial estate is added to Scotland portfolio West Midlands, England, 2018-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of our ambitious growth plans, we are pleased to announced that we have acquired an industrial estate in Scotland – our ninth acquisition in the country in the past few months. The £3.1 million investment for the […]

RCH Europe presents smart hardware and software technologies for the management and automation of POS at Intergastra 2018

INNSBRUCK, Austria, 2018-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — RCH Europe, the provider of advanced point of sale systems for the retail, food and beverage, and the public administration sector will showcase its latest range of hardware and software solutions at Intergastra 2018 (at Messe Stuttgart on Stand 7.C70). RCH Europe is the new international operation recently […]

Zalando to expand its Stradella fulfillment center in Italy

Zalando to expand its Stradella fulfillment center in Italy   Berlin, 2018-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zalando, the leading online fashion platform in Europe, will extend the Stradella fulfillment center with its partner Fiege. In the course of 2018 two additional halls will be added and the capacity will double from about 20,000 sqm […]

CANADA: two new co-branded Penguin Pick-Up/Walmart locations opens in fast-growing Toronto neighbourhoods

Two new Penguin Pick-Up/Walmart locations in fast-growing Toronto neighbourhoods “90 seconds or less” TORONTO, ON, 2018-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Grocery shopping just got faster and easier for Torontonians with today’s (January 12, 2018) grand opening of two new Penguin Pick-Up/Walmart locations at Yonge and Eglinton and Queens Quay. With just a few clicks, consumers can […]

LVMH Innovation Award: Startups can apply until February 15, 2018

LVMH Innovation Award: Startups can apply until February 15, 2018   Paris, 2018-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Startups still have a month to apply for the LVMH Innovation Award and be part of the LVMH Lab at the upcoming edition of Viva Technology, from May 24-26, 2018. Selected startups will have a chance to compete […]

The fourth annual NRF Foundation Gala raised more than $2.8 million to support its educational and inspirational initiatives

NEW YORK, 2018-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The fourth annual NRF Foundation Gala took place Sunday, January 14, at Pier Sixty in New York City, featuring an uplifting awards program and formal dinner that included both silent and live auctions. The star-studded event raised more than $2.8 million to support the Foundation’s programs, including […]

Price Rite Marketplace invites applicants for its new Amherst, NY store

Amherst, NY, 2018-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Marketplace today (January 3, 2018) announced that it is accepting job applications for its 66th store, the 28,000 square-foot Price Rite of Amherst, located at 4220 Maple Rd., scheduled to open early in 2018.  The supermarket chain, known for its streamlined shopping experience and exceptional prices, […]

Stater Bros. Markets announces new location in Pasadena

San Bernardino, California, 2018-Jan-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stater Bros. Markets is excited to announce that a retail space located at 1390 N. Allen Ave.  (northeast corner of  Allen Ave. and Washington Blvd.) in Pasadena will soon become a Stater Bros. supermarket. The Company will take possession of this location in May 2018 ensuring […]

Stater Bros. Markets announces management changes

SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA, 2018-Jan-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stater Bros. Markets, the largest privately owned Supermarket Chain in Southern California has announced changes to its leadership team that leverage the expertise and experience of key management members to guide and ensure the Company’s continued success. Dan Meyer, a 46-year member of the Stater Bros. […]

Stater Bros. Markets announces the promotion of George Frahm to President

Stater Bros. Markets announces the promotion of George Frahm to President   SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA, 2018-Jan-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stater Bros. Markets, the largest privately owned Supermarket Chain in Southern California is pleased to announce the promotion of George Frahm to the position of President of Stater Bros. Markets, effective January 15, 2018. Frahm will report directly […]

CBRE: U.S. office space vacancy increased to 13 percent during Q4 2017

Los Angeles, 2018-Jan-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vacant office space in the U.S. increased slightly by 10 basis points (bps) during the fourth quarter of 2017 (Q4 2017) to 13 percent, according to the latest analysis from CBRE. For the year, vacancy inched up 10 bps, marking the first year-over-year increase in vacancy since […]

Harris Teeter to open its St. Mary’s Marketplace location in California, MD on Tuesday, Jan. 23

Company to Celebrate Grand Opening with Sampling Event Matthews, N.C., 2018-Jan-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter announced today (Jan. 09, 2018) it will welcome shoppers to its St. Mary’s Marketplace location on Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 5 p.m. as the company celebrates its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and Taste of Teeter […]

REI expands 2018 REI Outessa series with retreats and festivals

Series expands in 2018 with retreats and fests to grow the community of women in the outdoors SEATTLE, 2018-Jan-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — REI, the nation’s largest consumer co-op and leader of outdoor experiences that inspire a life outside, announces the expansion of the 2018 REI Outessa series – outdoor events designed to grow and […]

Barnes & Noble’s 2017 Holiday Book Drive program collected 1.6 million books for local charities

NEW YORK, NY, 2018-Jan-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today (January 8, 2018) announced that it collected approximately 1.6 million books during its 2017 Holiday Book Drive program. The books are being donated to more than 650 local charities across the country that provide services […]

Wendy’s opens new restaurant in Guatemala City, Guatemala its 500th international location

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2018-Jan-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) announced the grand opening of its 500th international restaurant location in Guatemala City, Guatemala by franchise organization Alimentos Corporativos Coralsa. Alimentos Corporativos Coralsa joined the Wendy’s® system in 2015 and currently operates a total of 13 restaurants in Guatemala, employing more than 400 Wendy’s team members. “In the past year we’ve grown […]

Majid Al Futtaim expands My City Centre brand in the UAE with the opening of My City Centre Al Dhait

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Jan-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim—the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia—today opened My City Centre Al Dhait to meet the everyday dining, lifestyle and retail needs of Ras Al Khaimah’s fastest-growing communities. Today’s inauguration marks Majid Al […]

Wawa expands Grubhub delivery service to New Jersey

Fans of both brands can enjoy free delivery during Philadelphia football playoff games this winter Wawa, PA, 2018-Jan-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wawa, Inc., today announced the company will be delivering to select locations in New Jersey through its partnership with Grubhub (NYSE: GRUB), the nation’s leading online and mobile food-ordering company. Wawa’s first New […]

ascena retail group names Eric Hunter as President, Plus Fashion segment including Lane Bryant, Catherines and Cacique brands

MAHWAH, N.J., 2018-Jan-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — ascena retail group, inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA), announced today that Eric Hunter will serve as President of ascena’s Plus Fashion segment which includes the Lane Bryant, Catherines and Cacique brands. “Eric’s broad experience and focus on the customer makes him well-equipped to take on this essential leadership position,” said Gary Muto, President and Chief […]

LCP: O’Kane Irish Foods signs 10-year lease at Phoenix Trading Estate, Perivale, Ealing

West Midlands, England, 2018-Jan-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The largest dedicated importer of Irish foods into the UK has moved to a new facility in London to help it grow its online business. O’Kane Irish Foods has signed a 10-year lease for unit 2, Phoenix Trading Estate, Perivale, Ealing, after agreeing terms with LCP, […]

Diebold Nixdorf announces the appointment of that Mark S. Brewer as SVP and managing director, Global Retail

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2018-Jan-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), a world leader in driving connected commerce, today announced that Mark S. Brewer has joined the company as senior vice president and managing director, Global Retail. Brewer is responsible for leading the company’s retail connected commerce strategy and operations, including business development, customer relationship management and […]

SWEDEN: ICA December stores sales increased by 4.3%

Solna, Sweden, 2018-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales in ICA stores increased by 4.3% in December 2017 compared with the corresponding month the year before. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 3.6%. December 2017 January – December 2017 Store sales excl. VAT Mkr Change all stores Change like-for-like Mkr Change all stores Change like-for-like Maxi ICA Stormarknad […]

HBC: Marc Metrick, President of Saks Fifth Avenue to expand leadership role to include Gilt and Saks OFF 5TH

TORONTO & NEW YORK, 2018-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — HBC today (January 9, 2018) announced that Marc Metrick, President of Saks Fifth Avenue, will expand his leadership role to include Gilt and Saks OFF 5TH. In this capacity, Mr. Metrick will lead distinct teams and work to ensure that each business remains well positioned to […]

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 […]

Sprouts Farmers Market announces six new locations scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2018

PHOENIX, Ariz., 2018-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the fastest-growing retailers in the country, today (Jan. 4, 2018) announced six new locations scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2018. The new Simpsonville, S.C. store represents Sprouts’ 16th state and the grocer’s eastern expansion efforts. Sprouts will open approximately 30 […]