Intershop helps Bunzl Australasia Limited launch its first B2B web shop

Outsourcing Services becomes first Bunzl business unit with consistent B2B and B2C online customer experience Tablet devices used as sales productivity tool for account managers Online product set to rise from 9,000 to 30,000 Jena, Germany, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bunzl Australasia Limited has launched its first B2B web shop with the help of Intershop. […]

ENGLAND: Dixons Carphone opens Currys PC World concession within the Tesco Extra store in Weston Favell

London, 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dixons Carphone has opened its second Currys PC World concession within the Tesco Extra store in Weston Favell. The concession, which opened its doors on the 18th August, is the result of a trial partnership between the retailers, and follows the opening of its first concession in the […]

Dollar General opens its 14,000th store location

Dollar General opens its 14,000th store location   GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General (NYSE: DG) reached a new milestone this morning as it hosted hundreds of excited customers in Dauphin, Pennsylvania to celebrate the grand opening of the company’s 14,000th store location. “Dollar General is excited to celebrate our company’s continued […]

Stanley Black & Decker opens new Makerspace in Maryland

Stanley Black & Decker opens new Makerspace in Maryland   TOWSON, Md., 2017-Aug-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) today (Aug. 17, 2017) announced the grand opening of its state-of-the-art Makerspace, a 4,500-square- foot workshop dedicated to helping Stanley Black & Decker employees bring innovative new ideas to life, as well as to […]

The Home Depot® expands its alternative energy portfolio with additional solar rooftop installations at 50 stores

ATLANTA, 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot® today (Aug 17, 2017) announced the addition of solar installations at 50 stores as it continues to expand its alternative energy portfolio, essentially creating mini solar farms out of unused rooftops. The project will reduce electricity grid demand by an estimated 30 to 35 percent annually […]

Inditex opens Zara, Pull & Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Stradivarius, Oysho and Zara Home in Minsk, Belarus

Inditex opens Zara, Pull & Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Stradivarius, Oysho and Zara Home in Minsk, Belarus   Pablo Isla met the new teams of Zara, Pull & Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Stradivarius, Oysho and Zara Home in Minsk Arteixo, Spain, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inditex has opened its first stores in Belarus, […]

Lowe’s Canada: Gloucester RONA Home and Garden store in Ontario to convert to the Lowe’s banner

Boucherville, QC, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada announced today (August 14, 2017) that its Gloucester RONA Home and Garden store in Ontario will convert to the Lowe’s banner. The Gloucester store, located at 1880 Innes Road, will undergo an extensive renovation and re-merchandising of the existing store which is expected to be […]

ENGLAND: B&M Bargains Store opens in Strood, Kent region

Hartlepool, United Kingdom, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — There was plenty of excitement in Strood today (12 August 2017) as a new B&M Bargains Store was opened. It’s the latest addition to B&M’s portfolio in the Kent region and comes as a huge boost to the local economy thanks to the creation of more than […]

LCP: Mencap, the learning disability charity to open a new store in Sherwood, Nottingham

London, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mencap, the learning disability charity, is to open a new store in Sherwood, Nottingham, leading national investment and property management company LCP has announced. The charity has signed a 10-year lease for the 1,037 sq ft store at 601 Mansfield Road which is part of LCP’s nationwide retail […]

Kimco Realty starts construction of Phase I retail at Dania Pointe; expected to open for the 2018 holiday season

Kimco Realty starts construction of Phase I retail at Dania Pointe; expected to open for the 2018 holiday season   Phase I of the Kimco Signature Series development is approximately 80% preleased as construction kicks off NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2017-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dania Pointe continues to take shape in Southern Broward […]

Toys“R”Us® to open a temporary store in Knickerbocker Building, Broadway for the holiday season

Company Announces Return to Times Square with Temporary Holiday Shop Wayne, NJ, 2017-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — After a nearly two-year absence, Toys“R”Us® today (August 10, 2017) announced that it is returning to Times Square in response to customer demand. The company will open a temporary 35,000 square-foot store located at 1466 Broadway (at the corner […]

CBL: Callister’s Christmas, Halloween Express, Fro Zone and Sbarro to open at Brookfield Square

New shops and eateries to join Brookfield Square Brookfield, WI, 2017-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brookfield Square is excited to announce the addition of Callister’s Christmas, Halloween Express, Fro Zone and Sbarro.  All four retailers are scheduled to open soon. Callister’s Christmas is a seasonal Christmas store that carries thousands of ornaments, collectibles, gifts, florals and home décor for the […]

LiveShopBuy launches crowdfunding campaign to finalize world’s first location-based online marketplace

Holmdel, New Jersey, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Big box stores and online marketplaces like Amazon force more and more small businesses in our neighborhoods to close their doors every day. One company, LiveShopBuy, has created the solution. The founders of this innovative company have designed the world’s first location-based online marketplace exclusively for mom […]

BESTSELLER reveals expansion plan for its headquarters in Brande

BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Offices, stores, educational institutions, hotel, playground: BESTSELLER is re-thinking the classic idea of a headquarter, invites the local community to join in and creates a long-term plan for the company’s presence in Brande, where the head quarter is located. When the freeway by Brande opened a few […]

RetailNext becomes the in-store analytics solution provider for Maziply Toys & Collectibles

RetailNext becomes the in-store analytics solution provider for Maziply Toys & Collectibles   Multichannel Retailer of Toys, Games, Gifts and Collectibles Focuses on Play, Education and a Seamless, Branded Experience SAN JOSE, Calif., 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug. 8, 2017), RetailNext Inc., the worldwide expert and market leader in IoT smart store retail analytics […]

Dixons Travel opens new store design at London’s Heathrow Terminal Three

London, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (08 Aug 2017), Tuesday 8th August the UK’s leading airport electrical retailer opens a new store design, within the Departure Lounge at London’s Heathrow Terminal Three (LHR). The fresh looking 2196 sq ft. store is located in the newly expanded section of the lounge and introduces a […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to open two new stores and three new Field & Stream stores in August

The retailer will celebrate with four grand opening celebrations PITTSBURGH, 2017-Aug-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening two new DICK’S Sporting Goods stores and three new Field & Stream stores in the first half of August. Grand Opening events will […]

LCP: Upholsterer and furniture repair specialist opens his first standalone premises at The Pensnett Estate, Kingswinford

London, 2017-Aug-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — An upholsterer and furniture repair specialist with more than 20 years’ experience has opened his own business in the Black Country. Gary Burns, who has worked for nationally known companies before setting up Classic Furniture Care 12 months ago, has agreed terms with leading investment and property management […]

ARKET to open 1 September in Copenhagen

ARKET will open 1 September at Købmagergade 33 in Copenhagen. The new store, 004002-941, is the brand’s second opening and follows the launch on Regent Street in London, as well as online on arket.com in 18 European markets, on 25 August. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers who sign up to the mailing […]

Apranga APB sells Kirtimu street office and warehouse premises to Ogmios pulsas UAB

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 3 August 2017, Apranga APB has signed with Ogmios pulsas UAB an agreement on the sale of office and warehouse premises and other assets located in Kirtimu str. 51 in Vilnius. The value of the transaction of the sale of assets totalled EUR 6.05 million (including […]

The Container Store Group Q1 2017 results: Consolidated net sales were $183.1 million, up by 3.2% from previous year

Net Sales up 3.2%; Comparable Store Sales down 1.2% 0.7% of Comparable Store Sales Decline Attributable to Easter Shift Comparable Store Sales Slightly Positive in June; Continuing Positive in July SG&A Savings and Efficiency Program and Custom Closets Continue to Drive Financial Results Reiterates Fiscal 2017 Earnings Per Share Outlook of $0.25 to $0.35 COPPELL, Texas, […]

James Avery opens new store in Brownsville, Texas at the Domain Shopping Center

Enter drawing for a chance to win a James Avery Gift Card KERRVILLE, TEXAS, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — James Avery, a family-owned jewelry retailer, announces the opening of its new store today (August 2, 2017) in Brownsville, Texas at the Domain Shopping Center. To celebrate the grand opening, visitors may enter a drawing for […]

Lowe’s Canada opens new RONA store in Carignan, Quebec

Boucherville, Quebec, 2017-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada announced today (August 3, 2017) the official opening of a new RONA store in Carignan, Quebec. Located at 2395 Chambly Road, this is the 9th RONA store to open in Canada since the beginning of 2017, consolidating the expansion of the RONA brand in Canada. This […]

Old Hickory Mall introduces Pop Up Shop; available for rent on a weekly basis

JACKSON, Tennessee, 2017-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Old Hickory Mall is giving local merchants the opportunity to expand their business without having to sign a long-term lease agreement. The new Pop Up Shop, located in the center of the mall next to Victoria’s Secret and American Eagle, allows local entrepreneurs and artists to showcase […]

DFS Group opens duty-free stores at Singapore Cruise Centre’s Tanah Merah and HarbourFront terminals

DFS Group opens duty-free stores at Singapore Cruise Centre’s Tanah Merah and HarbourFront terminals   After winning a five-year concession for departure and arrival stores, DFS officially opens at Singapore Cruise Centre’s Tanah Merah and HarbourFront terminals SINGAPORE, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — DFS Group, the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, today unveiled its […]

LCP: discount retailer Poundland completes major refit of its Moor Centre store at Brierley Hill

LCP: discount retailer Poundland completes major refit of its Moor Centre store at Brierley Hill   London, 2017-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading discount retailer Poundland has committed to Brierley Hill after refurbishing its store at the Moor Centre. The high street retailer has undertaken a major refit at the 7,978 sq ft store, […]

Nike Kicks Lounge opens in Omotesando, Japan

Omotesando, Japan, 2017-Jul-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nike Kicks Lounge first debuted in Shanghai, China in 2013, and on July 28, 2017, the next generation of this retail destination opens in Omotesando, Japan. At its core, Nike Kicks Lounge offers a curated selection of sneakers from across Nike, Inc. — including Jordan Brand, Nike […]

CANADA: RONA Home and Garden stores at Crowfoot (AB) and Kitchener (ON) to convert to the Lowe’s banner by the end of 2017

Boucherville, Quebec, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada announced today (July 24, 2017) that the RONA Home and Garden stores located respectively at 90 Crowfoot Way NW, Calgary, and 730 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener, will convert to the Lowe’s banner. Both locations will undergo an extensive renovation and re-merchandising of the existing store which […]

L’entrepôt RONA in Sherbrooke to undergo major renovation and remerchandising project to become the 22nd Réno-Dépôt store in Canada

Boucherville, Quebec, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada announced today (July 27, 2017) that the L’entrepôt RONA located at 3400 Portland Boulevard in Sherbrooke will be converted to the Réno-Dépôt banner. The store will undergo a major renovation and remerchandising project and consequently become the 22nd Réno-Dépôt store in Canada. “Our analysis of the […]

Belk to open three new stores through the end of 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk announced today (July 26, 2017) it will open three new stores through the end of 2018, part of a nearly $40 million investment in store remodels, capital improvements and new store openings in 2017. The regional retailer is dedicated to the customer experience and offering an […]