John Lewis announces £9m investment for its beauty halls across several branches

London, 2016-Aug-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis has announced a £9M investment package for its beauty halls across several branches. This will include exciting new brands as part of its ambitions to supercharge its beauty business. The retailer’s shops in Cambridge, Cribbs Causeway and Bluewater will be refurbished with each shop increasing the footprint of […]

Lowe’s announces $2.5 million initiative through Renovation Across the Nation to renovate 50 Boys & Girls Clubs

Lowe’s announces $2.5 million initiative through Renovation Across the Nation to renovate 50 Boys & Girls Clubs   NEW YORK, 2016-Aug-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — For millions of American kids and teens, back-to-school means more than class time, it also means ‘Club time’ as they spend after school hours at local Boys & Girls Clubs […]

IKEA plans for its first biogas-powered fuel cell system at its store in New Haven, CT

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Aug-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (08/23/2016 ) announced plans to further the Swedish retailer’s renewable commitment with plans for its first biogas-powered fuel cell system on the east coast, at its store in New Haven, CT. More than a year ago, IKEA completed installation of […]

Plantasjen AS CEO and Mothercare CEO proposed as new board members for INGKA Holding B.V. Supervisory Board

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 2016-Aug-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Jon Abrahamsson Ring (Plantasjen AS, Sweden) and Mark Newton-Jones (Mothercare, UK) have been proposed as new board members for INGKA Holding B.V. Supervisory Board, the parent company of IKEA Group. If successful, the new members will be formally voted in during the annual meeting in November. Currently President […]

Zara reopens complete refurbished and expanded store in Antwerp, Belgium

Zara reopens complete refurbished and expanded store in Antwerp, Belgium   Arteixo, Spain, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zara has unveiled its latest image in Antwerp with the reopening of its flagship store after a complete refurbishment and expansion of the store first opened by the brand in 1995. The general concept and interior design of […]

RediClinic and Hackensack Meridian Health to open convenient care clinics inside select Rite Aid pharmacies

Camp Hill, Pa. and Wall, NJ, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — RediClinic, a leading operator of retail clinics, and Hackensack Meridian Health, the most comprehensive and integrated Network in New Jersey, today announced the formation of a joint venture to open convenient care clinics inside select Rite Aid pharmacies in Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean counties […]

Stein Mart CEO Dawn Robertson and CFO Greg Kleffner to present at the B. Riley & Co. Consumer Conference

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMRT) announced today (Aug. 22, 2016) that Dawn Robertson, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and Greg Kleffner, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the B. Riley & Co. Consumer Conference being held at the Sofitel New York hotel on Tuesday, September 13, […]

Stein Mart CEO Dawn Robertson and CFO Greg Kleffner to present at the 7th Annual Credit Suisse Small & Mid Cap Conference

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMRT) announced today ( Aug. 23, 2016) that Dawn Robertson, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and Greg Kleffner, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the 7th Annual Credit Suisse Small & Mid Cap Conference being held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in […]

Co-op reports of sales growth on British fresh pea

MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The humble fresh garden pea has seen the green shoots of growth as sales have trebled, according to new figures from the Co-op. The British fresh pea season lasts between May and September with 2016 witnessing a bumper crop because of the warm, wet weather the UK has […]

Advance Auto Parts honored five partners during its annual vendor summit

ROANOKE, Va., 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, presented its 2016 Vendor of the Year awards during the company’s annual vendor summit held this week. Advance honored five companies, including GRI Engineering & Development, LLC, which received the prestigious recognition as […]

PetSmart donates $25,000 and all puppy essentials to America’s VetDogs to support NBC’s TODAY “Puppy with a Purpose”

PHOENIX and NEW YORK CITY, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ —North America’s leading pet specialty retailer, PetSmart, and America’s beloved national morning show, NBC’s TODAY, has announced their collaboration on “Puppy with a Purpose,” TODAY’s 16-month series where a puppy is raised and trained to serve those in need and his progress is featured as […]

September is all about sales and promotions at Commissary

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Commissary shoppers will see various sales events throughout their store in September with Labor Day promotions, football fever events, Oktoberfest celebrations, case lot sales, and lots of coupons to help save even more money. “September is a busy month for commissaries, and there are plenty of promotions […]

Chick-fil-A to serve guests in Reno in 2017

NEW YORK, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s official – Chick-fil-A is coming to the beautiful city of Reno, Nevada in 2017! We are excited to serve our guests in Reno next year and committed to the great state of Nevada with 8-10 restaurants planned in the next five years. More details on our first […]

Boston Retail Partners report identifies key areas where retailers should utilize social media to improve the customer journey

Boston, MA, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to a new special report from Boston Retail Partners (BRP), social media produces unlimited opportunities to create a memorable and personalized customer shopping experience; however, most retailers are not successfully executing their social media strategies. According to the BRP SPECIAL REPORT: Enhancing Customer Engagement Through Social Media, […]

London & Cambridge Properties announce Yours Clothing store opening at Wulfrun Shopping Centre in Wolverhampton

London, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wulfrun Shopping Centre in Wolverhampton has welcomed its newest store with the opening of Plus Size fashion brand Yours Clothing. The centre, which is owned and managed by London & Cambridge Properties (LCP), has seen Amplifon and Burger King open its doors to Wolverhampton customers, with more retailers due to […]

Dunkin’ Donuts’ DD Perks® Rewards program reaches more than five million members

Dunkin’ Donuts’ DD Perks® Rewards program reaches more than five million members   CANTON, MA, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts today (August 22, 2016) announced that the brand’s DD Perks® Rewards program has reached an exciting new milestone of more than five million members. As a way to celebrate the achievement and thank […]

Take an ice cream break and enjoy a sweet deal on August 31 with Baskin-Robbins’ “Celebrate 31” promotion

  CANTON, Mass., 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, encourages guests to take an ice cream break on Wednesday, August 31 and enjoy a sweet deal on their favorite ice cream flavor as part of its August “Celebrate 31” promotion. On that day at participating Baskin-Robbins […]

USDA FSIS announces that Panna Café Express To Go Inc. recalls various meat and poultry products produced without benefit of federal inspection

WASHINGTON, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Panna Café Express To Go Inc., a North Miami Beach, Fla., establishment, is recalling approximately 1,951 pounds of various meat and poultry products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection and used the USDA marks of inspection without authorization, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and […]

USDA issues food safety tips this back-to-school season

WASHINGTON, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Back to school, back to the books, back in the saddle, or back in the car for those of us shuttling students to and from school. The new school year means its back to packing lunches and after school snacks for students, scouts, athletes, dancers, and all the other […]

USDA FSIS issues food safety recommendations for those in Louisiana who may be impacted flooding

WASHINGTON, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those in Louisiana who may be impacted flooding. On Tuesday, the National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the following Parish in Southeastern Louisiana: Livingston, West Baton Rouge, Northern St. […]

PVH Corp. to present at Goldman Sachs Twenty-Third Annual Global Retailing Conference on September 7, 2016

NEW YORK, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH) announced today (Aug. 19, 2016) that Company management will participate in the Goldman Sachs Twenty-Third Annual Global Retailing Conference on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. A live audio webcast of management’s fireside chat will be broadcast online at 8:05 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time. The live […]

SPAR Switzerland launches two new healthy SPAR Natur pur snacks: Organic spelt cookies and organic mini corn cakes

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Switzerland is helping customers to stay fit and strong with the launch of two new healthy SPAR Natur pur snacks: Organic spelt cookies and organic mini corn cakes. A healthy snack can help increase performance and concentration in day-to-day life, be that at school, at work […]

Office Depot CEO Roland Smith announces plans of retirement

BOCA RATON, Fla, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) today (August 22, 2016) announced that Roland Smith plans to retire as Chief Executive Officer of the company. Smith will continue to serve as CEO until a successor is named, which is expected by the end of first quarter 2017. It is expected […]

Sprouts Farmers Market CEO Amin Maredia and CFO Brad Lukow to present at the Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Global Retailing Conference, September 8, 2016

PHOENIX, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM) today (8/22/2016) announced that Amin Maredia, chief executive officer, and Brad Lukow, chief financial officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Global Retailing Conference at the Plaza Hotel in New York, NY. The presentation will begin at 10:35 am EDT on September […]

Wiedereröffnung des Coop Restaurants im Basler Pfauen

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Am 25. August wird das Coop Restaurant im Basler Pfauen wiedereröffnet. Nach rund drei Monaten Umbauphase präsentiert sich das Restaurant der neuen Generation modern und frisch. Kundinnen und Kunden erwartet ein abwechslungsreiches Eröffnungsprogramm. Nach einer mehrmonatigen Testphase an verschiedenen Standorten, ist das neue Restaurantkonzept der Coop Gastronomie nun […]

MIGROS BRONSCHHOFEN FEIERT ERÖFFNUNG

Gossau, Switzerland, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Am 1. September 2016 öffnet an der AMP-Strasse 2 in Bronschhofen die neue Migros erstmals ihre Türen. In der gut sechsmonatigen Bauzeit ist ein moderner Supermarkt entstanden, der die Kundschaft mit viel Frische und einer angenehmen Atmosphäre empfängt. Auf einer Fläche von 567 m2 finden die Kundinnen und […]

MIGROS FLAWIL FEIERT 55. GEBURTSTAG

MIGROS FLAWIL FEIERT 55. GEBURTSTAG   Gossau, Switzerland, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vom 1. bis 3. September feiert die Migros Flawil ihr 55-Jahr-Jubiläum. Kundinnen und Kunden profitieren von zahlreichen attraktiven Angeboten. Seit 55 Jahren begrüsst die Migros ihre Kundschaft in der Filiale Flawil. Das heutige Team umfasst 38 Personen. Das vergangene Jahr stand für […]

MINI-MIGROS: DER GRÖSSTE “VERKÄUFERLILADEN” DER SCHWEIZ

MINI-MIGROS: DER GRÖSSTE “VERKÄUFERLILADEN” DER SCHWEIZ   Zurich, Switzerland, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Die Migros weiht im Glattzentrum ihre erste Spielfiliale ein. Auf über 100 Quadratmetern können Kinder vom 29. August bis zum 10. September 2016 „Verkäuferlis“ spielen. Danach reist die mobile Mini-Migros von einem Einkaufszentrum zum nächsten. Zusätzlich wird sie im Herbst […]

Starbucks Korea hosted 2nd annual Barista Championship for Partners with Disabilities

Starbucks Korea hosted 2nd annual Barista Championship for Partners with Disabilities   Seattle, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Learning that she was the winner of Starbucks Korea’s Barista Championship for Partners with Disabilities was a surprise for Banny M.H. Choi. “When I found out about this championship, I wasn’t sure if I could do it, […]

The Starbucks Foundation donates $100,000 to the American Red Cross to support flood relief efforts in southern Louisiana

The Starbucks Foundation donates $100,000 to the American Red Cross to support flood relief efforts in southern Louisiana   Seattle, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Starbucks Foundation will donate $100,000 to the American Red Cross to aid the relief efforts in response to the devastating rain and flooding in southern Louisiana. In addition, the company […]