Majid Al Futtaim: American Girl opens brand new store at City Centre Mirdif

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, today announced that American Girl, the premium brand loved by girls everywhere, has officially opened its doors in the UAE! The brand new store at City Centre […]

Alibaba Cloud as Presenting Partner of the FIFA Club World Cup until 2022

Guangzhou, 2017-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Group and FIFA announced today Alibaba Cloud – the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group – as Presenting Partner of the FIFA Club World Cup until 2022. The announcement was made on the occasion of the Computing Conference held by Alibaba Group in Guangzhou. Commenting on the […]

Yum! Brands announces the appointment of Tanya L. Domier to its Board of Directors

Louisville, KY, 2017-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today announced the appointment of Tanya L. Domier to its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2018. Ms. Domier is Chief Executive Officer of Advantage Solutions (Advantage), a leading North American provider of outsourced sales, marketing and business solutions to consumer goods manufacturers […]

Colorado Nut Company recalls Cashew Cranberry Cherry Jubilee, Oat Bran Nutty Crunch, Honey Nutty Granola, Peanut Delight, and Frontier Trail Mix that may contain undeclared Milk

Silver Spring, MD, 2017-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colorado Nut Company of Denver, CO is recalling Cashew Cranberry Cherry Jubilee, Oat Bran Nutty Crunch, Honey Nutty Granola, Peanut Delight, and Frontier Trail Mix, because they may contain undeclared Milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Milk run the risk of serious or […]

SPAR Albania further expands with plans to open two more stores

Tirana, Albania, 2017-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since its launch in October 2016, SPAR Albania now operates more than 30 stores in nine cities across the country – a very rapid pace of expansion in the space of just one year. This rate of growth is set to continue with plans in place to […]

RNB RETAIL AND BRANDS AB to hold Annual General Meeting on Thursday, December 21, 2017

STOCKHOLM, 2017-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The shareholders of RNB RETAIL AND BRANDS AB (publ) are hereby summoned to the Annual General Meeting on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at Drottninggatan 33 in Stockholm. Participation, etc To be entitled to participate in the Meeting, the shareholders must –        be recorded in the register of […]

Kroger introduces new, premium and sustainable Our Brands floral line — BLOOM HAUS™

CINCINNATI, 2017-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today introduced BLOOM HAUS™, a new, premium and sustainable Our Brands floral line launching in Kroger’s family of stores just in time for the holidays. Enhancing and building Our Brands as a vibrant growth vehicle is a driver of the company’s Restock Kroger Plan. “Customers can always count on our […]

LuLu Group International as exclusive retail sponsor of the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2017-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — LuLu Group International today penned a deal with the local organizing committee of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 to sign up as the Games’ sponsor, making it the first Special Olympics World Summer Games retail sponsor in the 21st century history, and the exclusive retail […]

Amazon Web Services becomes the strategic infrastructure provider for Symantec

Leading cyber security company builds next generation SaaS services and companywide data lake on top of AWS as part of its ‘cloud-first’ strategy SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 22, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Symantec has chosen AWS as its strategic infrastructure provider for the vast majority of its cloud […]

Amazon Web Services announces new program that connects machine learning experts with AWS customers

New collaboration and education program connects Amazon machine learning experts with AWS customers and partners to accelerate the application of machine learning within their organizations Johnson & Johnson, Washington Post, and World Bank Group are the first customers to join the program SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the Amazon ML Solutions Lab, […]

LightInTheBox’s 2017 annual general meeting of shareholders, December 15, 2017, Hong Kong

BEIJING, China, 2017-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LITB) (“LightInTheBox” or the “Company”), a global online retail company that delivers products directly to consumers around the world, today announced it will hold its 2017 annual general meeting of shareholders at ICBC Tower, 35/F, 3 Garden Road, Hong Kong on December 15, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., local time. No proposal will […]

Veuve Clicquot presented its 45th Business Woman Award to Sarah Lavoine and The Prix Clémentine to Bénédicte de Raphélis Soissan

PARIS, France, 2017-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Tuesday, November 21st, Veuve Clicquot presented its 45th Business Woman Award to Sarah Lavoine, interior designer and founder of Maison Sarah Lavoine. The Prix Clémentine was given to Bénédicte de Raphélis Soissan, founder of the startup Clustree. Veuve Clicquot once again celebrated women entrepreneurs at the 2017 Business Woman […]

B&M opens new store in Skelton, North Yorkshire, England

LIVERPOOL, UK, 2017-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — There was plenty of excitement in Skelton today as B&M opened up another store in the North Yorkshire region, radically increasing its number of employees. The addition to B&M’s portfolio in the region comes as a huge boost to the local economy, creating 50 jobs for people from the […]

Price Rite Marketplace opens its newest store in the Center City Mall in Paterson, NJ

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Marketplace, known for its everyday low prices and shopper friendly format,  opened its newest store Nov. 18 in the Center City Mall, 301 Main St., in Paterson, NJ. The Price Rite of Paterson will be run by Inserra Price Rites, the family-owned business that owns and […]

Price Rite rebrands its Secane, Pa. store to Price Rite Marketplace

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite today announced the official rebranding of its Secane, Pa. store to Price Rite Marketplace, unveiling a fresh and modern new look along with plans to roll out the concept at all its stores over the next year. By introducing new products and curating the very best […]

Wakefern Food Corp. donates $50,000 to the American Red Cross for its ongoing hurricane relief efforts

Edison, NJ, 2017-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wakefern Food Corp. presented a $50,000 check to the American Red Cross at its corporate offices on Tuesday, Nov. 21. Red Cross representatives who accepted the check on Tuesday said the money will help with ongoing hurricane relief efforts focused on providing shelter, food and water to people who […]

The first BRC Global Standards Professional for the Americas region, Saeid Rad

LONDON, 2017-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — We’re excited to announce our first BRC Global Standards Professional for the Americas region, Saeid Rad, Quality Assurance Corporate Manager at FGF Brands in Canada. Saeid recently completed all requirements to become recognised as a BRC Global Standards Professional, so we asked him to tell us a bit about himself and why he chose […]

Rite Aid kick starts the holiday shopping season with Black Friday sales from 8 a.m. Thursday through 7 a.m. Black Friday

Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid stores nationwide are ready to kick start the holiday shopping season by once again offering customers the lowest offers of the year during its Black Friday sales beginning as early as 8 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Black Friday in select locations.* Beginning Thursday, lowest […]

CBL Properties partners with Women’s Wear Daily to produce the “Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide”

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2017-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL Properties today announced a strategic holiday partnership with fashion and retail trade publication Women’s Wear Daily (WWD) to produce the “Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide.” CBL curated the gift guide with retailers across CBL’s national portfolio, highlighting some of the most coveted looks and trends for this holiday season. The […]

Hy-Vee announces the retirement of its Vice Chairman, EVP and Chief Administrative Officer Andy McCann

As Hy-Vee Says Goodbye to Longtime Leader, Top Executive Is Named to New Role WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. is recognizing the retirement of its Vice Chairman, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Andy McCann, following 41 years of service, and the promotion of another top executive, Sheila […]

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. […]

Office Depot’s Elf Yourself® is back and better than ever

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The jolly elf is a beloved icon of the holiday season. And this year, one of the most popular mainstays of holiday elf culture, Office Depot’s (NASDAQ:ODP) Elf Yourself® is back and better than ever with new augmented reality (AR) features¹ that will allow users to […]