Gap brand president and CEO Jeff Kirwan to leave the company

SAN FRANCISCO, 2018-Feb-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today (February 20, 2018) announced that Jeff Kirwan, president and CEO of Gap brand, will leave the company. “Under Jeff’s leadership we made significant progress on the operating model of Gap brand. We are faster and more responsive than ever before, we radically improved […]

Albertsons Companies and Rite Aid Corporation announce merger agreement

Combination Will Create Strong Local Networks in Attractive Geographies Integrated Platform Will Provide Customers Greater Choice, Convenience, and Access, and Accelerate Omni-Channel Strategy to Reach More Customers and Drive Profitable Growth John Standley to Serve as Chief Executive Officer and Bob Miller to Serve as Chairman of Combined Company Transaction Expected to Generate Run Rate […]

Przemek Lesniak named new CEO in Pacific region at Lagardère Travel Retail

Tasmania, Australia, 2018-Feb-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lagardère Travel Retail has appointed Przemek Lesniak as the new CEO of Pacific region replacing Matthie Mercier, who is returning to Paris to take up the role of COO Travel Essentials and Food Service at Lagardère Travel Retail France. Przemek Lesniak is based in Sydney and will report […]

PetSmart Charities celebrates as 29,739 pets adopted during its first National Adoption Weekend of 2018

North Americans Answered the Call to Bring Love Home this February PHOENIX, 2018-Feb-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s National Love Your Pet Day, and tens of thousands of pet parents and families across North America are celebrating after 29,739 pets were adopted during PetSmart Charities’ first National Adoption Weekend of 2018. It’s a fitting […]

Wendy’s introduces the new Smoky Mushroom Bacon Cheeseburger

Wendy’s introduces the new Smoky Mushroom Bacon Cheeseburger   DUBLIN, Ohio, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Can’t get enough of Wendy’s fresh beef? Say no more! Wendy’s is introducing what could be the most craveable cheeseburger to hit fast food menus. The new Smoky Mushroom Bacon Cheeseburger and Baked Potato takes deliciously different to a whole new level. […]

Build-A-Bear Workshop named to the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list for the tenth consecutive year

ST. LOUIS, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the tenth year running, Build-A-Bear Workshop has been named to the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune. Build-A-Bear Workshop ranked No. 55 on the list, which is based on survey responses from more than 310,000 employees rating […]

Stockmann is now on WeChat’s Shopping section

Stockmann is now on WeChat’s Shopping section   Helsinki, Finland, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The popular Chinese WeChat application received its own Helsinki mini-application on the Chinese New Year’s Day on February 15 2018. Stockmann is one of the first companies in the app’s Shopping section. Stockmann offers a discount coupon through the WeChat […]

Lenta announces the opening of its forty fourth supermarket in Moscow

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its forty fourth supermarket in Moscow. The new store is a Lenta supermarket located in Selyatino, Naro-Fominsk district, 10a Bolnichnaya street. The store has a total area […]

Beyond Meat brings plant-based juicy sausages to Schaller’s Stube customers in New York City

SAUSAGE CONNOISSEUR, SCHALLER’S STUBE, PRAISES BEYOND MEAT’S REVOLUTIONARY NEW SAUSAGE LINE NEW YORK, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (February 16, 2018), New Yorkers will have a new option to satisfy their craving for juicy sausages at Schaller’s Stube on the Upper East Side. Beyond Meat – the brand that created the game changing […]

REI ranks 43 on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” 2018

Co-op has been honored as one of Fortune’s top employers every year in the ranking’s history SEATTLE, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the 21st consecutive year, REI was recognized as one of the nation’s top employers, ranking 43 on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. The honor celebrates the co-op’s more than 12,000 employees that […]

MANGO to open a new store in Puerto Rico on 1 March

Barcelona, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — MANGO is increasing its commitment to the American continent.On 1 March, the store will open a new store in Puerto Rico, taking the number of stores in South and Central America to over 200. The store, with a surface area of more than 650 m2, is located in […]

Sheetz named as one of the 2018 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For

Sheetz named as one of the 2018 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For   ALTOONA, Pa., 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest growing, family-owned and operated convenience store chains, is pleased to announce that it is one of the 2018 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to global […]

Nugget Markets ranked in FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for the 13th year in a row

Woodland, CA, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the 13th year in a row, Nugget Markets has claimed a spot on FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list, ranking #70 in 2018. Noted for its dynamic culture and work-life balance, the local, family-owned company has also earned recent recognition as a top workplace for […]

LVMH launches a groundbreaking program for students from 50 leading schools and universities in Europe

Paris, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — LVMH has launched INSIDE LVMH Program, a groundbreaking program for students from 50 leading partner schools and universities in Europe, as well as interns working within the Group. Built around a digital platform, the program gives these young talents a deeper understanding of the strategic challenges in luxury, […]

Gap Inc. to host fourth quarter 2017 results conference call and webcast on March 1, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) will report its fourth quarter 2017 earnings results by press release on March 1, 2018 at 1:15 p.m. Pacific Time. In addition, the company will host a summary of Gap Inc.’s fourth quarter results during a live conference call and webcast on March 1, […]

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts introduces Hershey’s Gold Doughnut, available for a limited-time only

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts introduces Hershey’s Gold Doughnut, available for a limited-time only   Iconic Original Glazed® Doughnut is topped with HERSHEY’S GOLD Bar, the fourth flavor in the history of the brand, and will be available for a limited-time WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and The Hershey Company are at it again, announcing […]

Whole Foods Market to open its first Somerset County location on Wednesday, March 21

The first Whole Foods Market in Somerset County anchors Chimney Rock shopping center BRIDGEWATER, N.J., 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market Bridgewater, the first Somerset County location for the leading natural and organic food retailer, will open on Wednesday, March 21. The 49,000 square foot store, located at 319 Chimney Rock Rd. at […]

Amazon Rewards Visa Cardmembers can now enjoy even more rewards when shopping at Whole Foods Market

Amazon Rewards Visa Cardmembers can now enjoy even more rewards when shopping at Whole Foods Market   Amazon Rewards Visa Cardmembers will now earn even more rewards on Whole Foods Market purchases SEATTLE and AUSTIN, Texas, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc., Chase, and Whole Foods Market today (February 20, 2018) announced that Amazon Rewards […]

AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 2,640,446 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM FEBRUARY 12, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING FEBRUARY 16, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 2,640,446 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from February 12, 2018 up to and including February 16, 2018. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €17.71 per share for a total consideration of €46.7 million. These repurchases were […]

Morrisons acquires leading supplier of free range eggs Chippindale Foods

Bradford, UK, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons today (19/02/2018) announces it has acquired Chippindale Foods, a leading supplier of free range eggs. The acquisition means that Morrisons will make even more of its own fresh food and become more competitive for customers on these important everyday products. It will also bring forward the […]

CBL Properties to deliver fresh new eateries at Volusia Mall in Daytona Beach, FL, and Northgate Mall in Chattanooga, TN

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL Properties (NYSE: CBL) today (2/19/2018) announced plans to add new dining options as part of the redevelopment of two former Sears Auto Centers. The redevelopments will deliver fresh new eateries at both Volusia Mall in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Northgate Mall in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Construction on both […]

JACK & JONES expands its denim and jeanswear with a junior collection

JACK & JONES expands its denim and jeanswear with a junior collection   BRANDE, Denmark, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — This autumn JACK & JONES expands its denim brotherhood with a junior collection. The junior collection is a line of styles in the well-known JACK & JONES design, scaled down to fit young guys aged […]

CarMax ranks No. 34 in FORTUNE magazine’s 2018 100 Best Companies to Work For®

Company Now Offering Enhanced Benefits Including Paid Parental Leave RICHMOND, Va., 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — For 14 consecutive years, CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, has been named by FORTUNE magazine as one of its 100 Best Companies to Work For®. CarMax ranks No. 34 for 2018. “This award recognition is a direct result […]

CarMax opens its first store in New Hampshire

Company announces contributions to local nonprofit RICHMOND, Virginia, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc . (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars , today celebrated the grand opening of its first store in New Hampshire, located at 300 Keller Street in Manchester. With the opening of this store, CarMax now has a total of 187 […]

PetSmart implements a comprehensive action plan to provide pets with an even safer and more enjoyable experience in its grooming salons

PHOENIX, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, North America’s leading pet specialty retailer, has always been committed to the health and well-being of all pets. That’s why the company is implementing a comprehensive action plan to provide pets with an even safer and more enjoyable experience in its grooming salons. This plan, outlined below, goes […]

UK: Co-op opens new-look food store in Llandeilo

MANCHESTER, UK, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op has served-up a new-look food store in Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, following a near £700,000 investment. Children from Ysgol Gynradd Llandeilo Primary School Choir were among the guests of honour, along with Richard Hughes, President of the Rotary Club of Llandeilo, who joined the store team and helped to cut […]

Alshaya brands Starbucks and Babel recognised for their world-class customer service in Kuwait’s Public Relations Association’s annual awards

Shuwaikh, Kuwait, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Two brands operated by retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya, Starbucks and Babel, have been recognised for their commitment to providing world-class customer service in Kuwait’s Public Relations Association’s annual awards. The awards, under the patronage of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, […]

McDonald’s to improve its Happy Meal menu by 2022 as part of its commitment with Healthier Generation

Company expands commitment with Alliance for a Healthier Generation by setting bold goals in 120 markets around the world to evolve the Happy Meal menu OAK BROOK, Ill., 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (February 15, 2018), McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) announced an expanded commitment to families, supporting the company’s long-term global growth plan by leveraging its reach to impact children’s […]

The Home Depot® launches new tool that allows job applicants to self-schedule interviews as it seeks to fill more than 80,000 positions

ATLANTA, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot® has launched a new tool that allows job applicants to self-schedule in-person interviews as the company works to fill more than 80,000 positions for its busy spring selling season. Using the tool, which is available 24/7 on any device, candidates who have completed an application […]

Kroger opens its Culinary Innovation Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio

Company completes construction on new test kitchen and training facility in downtown Cincinnati CINCINNATI, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kroger (NYSE: KR) announced today it has opened its Culinary Innovation Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. “Kroger’s new Culinary Innovation Center is an exciting state-of-the-art test kitchen and education center,” said Daniel Hammer, Kroger’s vice […]