Dollar General becomes the Official Discount Retail Sponsor for the Big 12 Conference 2017-2018

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is excited to partner with the Big 12 Conference and ESPN Events to serve as the Official Discount Retail Sponsor for the Big 12 Conference for the 2017-2018 academic year. Additionally, the major discount retailer will serve as the Conference’s Official Homegating and […]

Kennesaw Whole Foods Market to open on Friday, October 6

New store will feature Revelator coffee bar, barbecue venue and made-in-house specialties Atlanta, Ga., 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market will open a new store in Kennesaw on Friday, October 6 at 1300 Ernest Barrett Parkway. This store will be a relocation of Whole Foods Market’s Harry’s Farmers Market store in Marietta, […]

Perry Ellis International enters into license agreement for accessories under the Savane® trademark in the USA and Canada

MIAMI. FL, 2017-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — (Nasdaq:PERY) — Perry Ellis International announced today that it has entered into a license agreement with Roma Industries LLC for  small leather goods and accessories, under the Savane® trademark in the USA and Canada. The collection will be available in specialty stores and online with a planned […]

INDONESIA: MPPA appoints Mr. William Travis Saucer as new CEO

JAKARTA, Indonesia, 2017-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — PT Matahari Putra Prima Tbk (“MPPA”) today announced the appointment of a new CEO, Mr. William Travis Saucer, who will serve with immediate effect for a period of twelve months. The Board strongly believes that Mr. Saucer, with his experience and familiarity of both the Indonesian retail market […]

Plus-size brand Carmakoma now part of ONLY

BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The plus-size brand Carmakoma was established in Denmark in 2008. “After having established ourselves on several international markets we were challenged on ways of financing our continuous development”, says Heidie Lykke, co-founder and former Director in Carmakoma. Finn Poulsen, Director, ONLY, comments: ”We see a great potential in […]

JACK & JONES becomes the official clothing partner of top e-sport team Astralis

BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (13 September 2017), JACK & JONES announced a new partnership with one of the best e-sport teams in the world, Astralis. The sponsorship includes a unique design collaboration of the first ever performance optimised e-sport jersey, a wide range of activation initiatives and a merchandise collection co-designed […]

New World Blenheim celebrates its Little Garden campaign with newly revamped gardens designed by Xanthe White

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Already one of the most beautiful parts of the country – Blenheim now has some new and improved gardens thanks to some hard work from locals. “We wanted to go all out to celebrate this year’s Little Garden campaign,” says Melanie Shore, owner-operator of New World […]

NEW ZEALAND: New World announces new effort to help reduce pollution

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — New World supermarkets are giving customers the opportunity to vote on whether to keep plastic bags free or bring in a five or 10 cent charge for each plastic bag they use at the checkout – in a concerted effort to reduce pollution. If customers vote […]

PHILIPPINES: SM Prime Holdings opens its first premier mall in Palawan — SM City Puerto Princesa

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), one of the leading integrated property companies in Southeast Asia, continues to expand in the provincial cities of the Philippines as it opens its first premier mall in the largest province in the country, SM City Puerto Princesa in Palawan, on September […]

5th Philippine Trust Index: SM emerged as the top trusted and most popular brand

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM has emerged as the top trusted and most popular brand in the country based on the 5th Philippine Trust Index by the EON Group. The PTI is EON’s multi-awarded proprietary research that looks into the levels and drivers of trust among Filipinos. Based on a poll […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods/Foundation provide clothing, footwear and monetary support to communities impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Donations of clothing, footwear, supplies and monetary support to aide short-term emergency requests and long-term disaster recovery efforts PITTSBURGH, PA, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) along with The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation today announced a $5.5 million commitment to support communities impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The short-term emergency […]

UK: Co-op opens its newest food store in Rockfield Road, Monmouth

MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op has served-up its newest food store this week (Thursday, 14 September) in Rockfield Road, Monmouth, following a £550,000 investment creating 15 jobs. Children from Overmonnow Primary School and County Councillor Jamie Treharne were among the guests of honour, helping to launch the store for the community. The new […]

Co-op launches new Scottish Salmon Farming Group as part of its commitment to sell responsibly sourced fresh fish

MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading convenience retailer, the Co-op, has launched a new Scottish Salmon Farming Group as part of its commitment to selling responsibly sourced fresh fish. The group will bring together stakeholders right across the supply chain, including key suppliers and long-standing processor, Farne Salmon and Trout Ltd. It will enable […]

ENGLAND: Co-op to create more than 30 jobs for its two new food stores in Leicester

MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — A £1.2M investment in Leicester will see the Co-op serve-up two new food stores in the space of two weeks, creating more than 30 jobs. A store in Whetstone launches on Thursday, 21st September, while a new store in London Road, Leicester, which reactivates and brings back to life the […]

Bidfood en Albert Heijn gaan samen de klein- en grootschalige zorg bedienen

Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vanaf deze herfst gaan Bidfood (voorheen Deli XL) en Albert Heijn gezamenlijk de klein- en grootschalige zorg bedienen. Bidfood behoudt haar focus op grootverbruik en de professionele zorgkeuken, terwijl Albert Heijn zich gaat richten op kleinschalige woongroepen. De samenwerking is een logisch gevolg van de ambities van Bidfood […]

Albert Heijn introduceert intelligent boodschappenlijstje op ah.nl

Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nog sneller online boodschappen doen Albert Heijn start met persoonlijke boodschappenlijstjes voor online boodschappen doen Voorspellingen zijn gebaseerd op eerder aankoopgedrag Klanten controleren hun lijst en kunnen eenvoudig producten wegstrepen of toevoegen Voor veel klanten is online boodschappen doen een uitkomst: je kunt 24/7 boodschappen doen op […]

PetSmart Charities announces initial commitment of $1 million to support pets and pet families affected by Hurricane Irma

Combined total of $3 million in funding support to animal welfare organizations and nonprofits working to help pets in need following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma; PetSmart allows U.S. shoppers to donate funds directly to hurricane recovery efforts PHOENIX, AZ, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, […]

PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend, Sept. 15-17

Local animal welfare organizations to bring thousands of pets in need into PetSmart stores for National Adoption Weekend, Sept. 15-17 PHOENIX, AZ, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — This weekend, prospective pet parents are invited to adopt a four-legged family member during PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend at PetSmart’s 1,500-plus stores across North America. Local animal […]

Motor Fuel Group grows its network to 422 stations

LONDON, 2017-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Top 50 Indies forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is growing its network to 422 stations with the completed acquisition of four stations each from FW Kerridge and Burns & Co. and an exchange of contracts with Macclesfield-based Manor Service Stations for nine stations with completion scheduled to take […]

MAPIC 2017 to be held in Cannes, 15 to 17 November

PARIS, 2017-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Technology innovation is now an integral part of the evolution of retail real estate. It is helping enhance customer service and boost the attraction of shopping venues. It will be a key component of the innovation track at MAPIC 2017. Organised by Reed MIDEM,MAPIC, the International Retail Property […]

Church’s Chicken served over 6,000 pieces of chicken to those impacted by hurricane in Texas

Atlanta, GA, 2017-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — There was a line out the door yesterday in Beeville, TX when the local Church’s Chicken® opened for “Pay What You Can” Day. The event was organized with the aim of providing access to hot, wholesome meals to those impacted by hurricane and flooding conditions in the […]

NBA Champion Golden State Warriors and Rakuten announce multi-year partnership

The Rakuten Badge To Be Featured On All Warriors Jerseys Beginning This Season OAKLAND, CA, 2017-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The NBA Champion Golden State Warriors and Rakuten, Inc. today announced a multi-year partnership to include the Rakuten logo on all Warriors jerseys beginning in the 2017-18 NBA season. The Rakuten badge will be featured on […]

Barnes & Noble announces the return of B-Fest teen book festival featuring activity-filled afternoon on September 23

B-Fest Teen Book Festival Back by Popular Demand Featuring Exclusive Giveaways and Exciting Events for One Day Only at Select Stores Celebrate Batman Day with a Special Promotion of Buy Two, Get The Third Free* on All DC™ Graphic Novels Online and at Stores Nationwide New York, NY, 2017-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & […]

FMI announces launch of RevenueShield insurance program designed for food retail

Groups Launch Innovative Insurance Program Designed for Food Retail ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is now partnering to promote an insurance program, RevenueShield, to protect grocers and supply chain partners from potential new risks associated with managing retail fresh prepared food initiatives and private brand manufacturing. RevenueShield, has exclusive insurance […]

Fast Retailing’s English-language Annual Report 2016 recognized with Best of Japan Award at the International ARC Awards

Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fast Retailing Co., Ltd.’s English-language Annual Report 2016 was granted the Best of Japan Award at the 31st Annual International ARC Awards, the world’s largest annual report contest held in the United States. In its business category, Fast Retailing was awarded Gold for Chairman’s Letter, Gold […]

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 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 […]