Fast Retailing and Mitsubishi Corporation to turn UNIQLO (RUS) into a joint corporation

Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. and Mitsubishi Corporation have agreed to turn Limited Liability Company UNIQLO (RUS), Fast Retailing’s subsidiary operator of the UNIQLO brand in Russia, into a joint corporation through issuance of new shares to Mitsubishi Corporation. Fast Retailing first entered the Russian market in […]

GameStop: purchase new Apple iPhones with cash trade-in value on current generation smartphones

GameStop offers up to $400 cash trade-in value on current generation smartphones, helping consumers purchase the newly announced Apple iPhones GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Looking to purchase the newly announced Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8, or iPhone 8 Plus but are a little short on cash? GameStop may be able to help out. Today, the video […]

Restaurant Brands International to participate in the Scotiabank Back to School Conference in Toronto on September 19, 2017

OAKVILLE, ON, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Restaurant Brands International Inc. (TSX/NYSE: QSR, TSX: QSP) (“RBI”) announced today that the company will participate in the Scotiabank Back to School Conference at the Toronto Board of Trade in Toronto, Ontario on September 19, 2017 at 1:50 pm Eastern Time. A live audio webcast will be available […]

Wawa and The Wawa Foundation launch in-store crisis campaign for American Red Cross Hurricane Irma disaster relief efforts

Wawa, PA, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wawa, Inc. and The Wawa Foundation Inc. today announced the launch of a chain-wide, in-store crisis campaign, designed to provide disaster relief assistance to those communities most affected by Hurricane Irma. The campaign is being held in partnership with the American Red Cross and allows customers to […]

Majid Al Futtaim to develop all new, mixed-use community at Cityscape Global 2017 in Dubai

Majid Al Futtaim announces plans to launch new flagship mixed-use community in Dubai  Dubai, UAE, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, today announced plans to develop an all new, mixed-use community in Dubai, at Cityscape Global 2017. The landmark […]

Majid Al Futtaim commissioned neuroscience study identifies the most powerful drivers behind emotional attachment to urban developments

Majid Al Futtaim harnesses Neuroscience to empower mixed-use development agenda Dubai, UAE, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, today unveiled the results of a first of its kind neuroscience study in the region, designed to identify the most powerful […]

The Retail Energy Supply Association to host its 2017 Energy Competition Symposium in Boston Sept. 20

HARRISBURG, PA., 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Energy Supply Association will convene its 2017 Energy Competition Symposium in Boston Sept. 20 featuring a distinguished group of speakers exploring the leading issues affecting retail energy competition nationally. Among the key issues to be discussed at the half-day event is the impact competitive retail energy […]

Mark your calendars! Flipkart’s The Big Billion Days Sale 2017, September 20 to September 24, 2017

The festive season’s almost here, and so is India’s biggest shopping festival! Save the date and keep your wishlists at the ready to start shopping at The Big Billion Days Sale from September 20 to September 24, 2017. Bengaluru, India, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Upto 90% off, over 80 categories and five whole days […]

Tax Free World Association (TFWA) announces changes to its senior management team

PARIS, France, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tax Free World Association (TFWA) is pleased to announce changes to its senior management team. Effective from 1 October 2017 Alain Maingreaud, TFWA managing director since 2010, is assuming a new part-time position as associate director. Succeeding Alain as managing director is John Rimmer, until now conference, research […]

LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd. to release Q2 2017 financial results on Monday, September 18, 2017

BEIJING, China, 2017-Sep-13 — /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 that it will release its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017 before the open of U.S. markets on Monday, September 18, […]

Nordstrom unveils its latest retail concept and neighborhood hub — Nordstrom Local

A neighborhood hub for free personal styling, onsite alterations and a suite of Nordstrom servicesSEATTLE, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading fashion specialty retailer Nordstrom, Inc. is pleased to announce Nordstrom Local – the company’s latest retail concept and neighborhood hub where customers can shop and access Nordstrom services in a convenient, central location. This brand new […]

Entenmann’s® Bakery to debut new float in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®

The renowned baked goods brand celebrates in the city it was founded and invites fans all over the country to partake in the fun through a special sweepstakes NEW YORK & ISLANDIA, N.Y., 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Thanksgiving a confectionery of delights will enthrall millions of spectators when Entenmann’s® Bakery debuts a new float in the iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving […]

J Sainsbury plc welcomes Jo Harlow to its Board as a Non-Executive Director

LONDON, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — J Sainsbury plc today announces that Jo Harlow will join the Board as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.  Jo will be a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee. A US national, Jo has a strong background in consumer-facing businesses having spent eight years at P&G […]

Parfums Christian Dior unveils film for its new fragrance, Miss Dior Eau de Parfum with actress Natalie Portman

PARIS, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Parfums Christian Dior has released a captivating film for its new fragrance, Miss Dior Eau de Parfum. Embodied by actress Natalie Portman, the fragrance is a hymn to love. In a galvanizing film about the feeling of true love featuring Natalie Portman, the actress provocatively asks viewers: “And you, what […]

Lowe’s supports Hurricane Irma disaster relief and recovery efforts with $1 million donation

Mooresville, NC, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s announced a commitment of at least $1 million to support disaster relief and recovery efforts through cash and product donations as Hurricane Irma struck communities in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. The latest donation brings Lowe’s total contribution to disaster relief this year to more than $2 […]

H&M Foundation and HKRITA find groundbreaking solutions to recycle blend textiles into new fabrics and yarns

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The four-year innovative partnership between the non-profit H&M Foundation and The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) finds groundbreaking solutions to recycle blend textiles into new fabrics and yarns – without any quality loss – through a hydrothermal (chemical) process. The technology will be […]

H&M Foundation supports humanitarian relief works in South Asia with special focus on children’s education

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — In addition to the human tragedy that follows in the wake of South Asia’s worst flooding in years, Save the Children warns that children´s education and long-term well-being is also put at risk. H&M foundation donates important support to Save the Children´s work in India and Bangladesh where […]

Asda launches ‘Crash Cake’ — a cake inspired by much-loved 70s board game

LEEDS, UK, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading retailer launches a cake inspired by much-loved 70s board game – The cake hits Asda stores in the same week that board game biscuits appeared on the Great British Bake Off – Asda ‘Crash Cakes’ available in stores nationwide now A retro board game inspired cake has […]

AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 1,016,701 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM September 4, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING September 8, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,016,701 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from September 4, 2017 up to and including September 8, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €15.16 per share for a total consideration of €15.4 million. These repurchases were made […]

Auntie Anne’s brings back Pumpkin Spice Pretzel Nuggets for a limited time

LANCASTER, Pa., 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Back by popular demand, Auntie Anne’s®, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, is rolling out the dough for Pumpkin Spice Pretzel Nuggets. Available for a limited time starting September 11, the nuggets are freshly baked and topped with a special blend of seasonal spices, evoking the sweet […]

Kimco Realty Corp. to participate at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Real Estate Conference, New York City, September 13, 2017

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) announced today that its management will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Real Estate Conference on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 in New York City. Kimco management will provide a general overview of the company followed by a question […]

Whole Foods Market to open its first Middlesex County location on Wednesday, October 11

METUCHEN, N.J., 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market Metuchen, the first Middlesex County location for the country’s leading natural and organic supermarket, will open on Wednesday, October 11. The 45,000 square foot Metuchen store, located at 645 Middlesex Avenue, is the 18th location for Whole Foods Market in New Jersey. Doors will open to […]

Dollar General Literacy Foundation supports youth literacy programs with $4 million donation to schools, organizations and nonprofits

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — This morning (September 07, 2017), the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded more than $4 million in grants to more than 960 schools, organizations and nonprofits to support youth literacy programs. Awarded annually at the academic school year’s inception, these grants help support teachers, schools and nonprofit organizations throughout […]

Meijer customers can now earn mPerks Rewards for store-to-door orders

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer and official home delivery partner Shipt are bringing customers more value when ordering groceries through their popular store-to-door service. The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer is now offering home delivery members who sign up for mPerks the ability to earn rewards for their orders. Beginning today, Meijer […]

7‑Eleven® commits to $150,000 donation and 4,800 cases of water for Hurricane Irma disaster relief efforts

IRVING, Texas, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — As Hurricane Irma approaches the southeastern U.S., 7‑Eleven® is pledging a $150,000 donation to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Irma disaster relief efforts. With over 800 stores in Florida, 7‑Eleven is also giving back to the community it serves by donating 4,800 cases of 7-Select® purified water for free […]

Classic Gaming Lives Again with Release of New Atari 2600/Sega Genesis Handhelds and Value Systems from AtGames

HD Consoles with Wireless Controllers Coming in October Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The classic videogames of the 70s, 80s, and 90s are coming home and going on the road as AtGames today announced the launch of the Atari Flashback Portable Game Player, the Sega Ultimate Portable Game Player, the Atari Flashback […]

Lagardère Travel Retail renews its 5 store concession for RELAY concept in Auckland Airport

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lagardère Travel Retail has successfully renewed its 5 store concession for the world market leading RELAY concept in Auckland Airport, in what was a very competitive tender process. Having operated in Auckland Airport since 2011, Lagardère Travel Retail will introduce the latest global evolution of the RELAY […]

Location3 Launches LOCALACT Platform, Enhanced with Facebook, Google and Bing Integration and Tools to Convert Digital Traffic to Increased Profit

Denver, CO., 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Location3, the digital marketing agency that delivers enterprise-level strategy with local market activation, today announced the launch of LOCALACT, the premier platform built to power and scale local digital marketing for franchise systems and multi-location businesses.  LOCALACT unifies localized digital advertising with organic listing and search management to […]

Foodstuffs North Island becomes Eat My Lunch strategic investor

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Eat My Lunch today announced a new partnership with Foodstuffs North Island Limited. The collaboration aims to enable Eat My Lunch to feed more Kiwi kids with support from the 100% New Zealand owned supermarket chain community reach and distribution channels. Foodstuffs North Island joins Eat […]

VAHAN JEWELER UNVEILS NEW DESIGN WITH FRESH SLEEK LOOK

VAHAN DESIGNER KEEPS FINDING NEW WAYS TO KEEP COLLECTIONFRESH, POLISHED & SLEEK Vahan’s Greg Der Calousdian is A Master of Design and His Newest Design “Nuvo” is No Exception  NEW YORK, USA, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Greg Der Calousdian, VP of Design, has created a new look to join the company’s signature 14k gold floral beaded petal design.  The Nuvo look has clean and minimalistic lines that that […]