G-III Apparel Group to acquire Donna Karan International (parent company of the Donna Karan and DKNY brands) from LVMH

New York, NY and Paris, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (NASDAQ:GIII), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of branded apparel and accessories, and LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH.PA), the world’s leading high quality products group, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which G-III will […]

The Macerich Company declares quarterly cash dividend of $.68 per share of common stock

SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of The Macerich Company (NYSE: MAC) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.68 per share of common stock.  The dividend is payable on September 8, 2016 to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 19, 2016. Macerich, an S&P 500 […]

Prada expands and completely renovates its store in Canton Road, Hong Kong

Hong Kong, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Prada is expanding and completely renovating its store in Hong Kong situated on Canton Road, the city’s main shopping street. The two-storey space occupies a total area of more than 1,300 square metres, with a secondary internal access from Harbour City. The external façade pays homage to the […]

Macy’s announces the pilot of its mobile web tool “Macy’s On Call”

NEW YORK, 2016-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Jul. 20, 2016), Macy’s (NYSE:M) announced the pilot of “Macy’s On Call,” a mobile web tool that allows customers to interact with an AI-powered platform via their mobile devices. “Macy’s On Call” taps IBM Watson, via Satisfi, an intelligent engagement platform, to deliver a first-of-its-kind solution that […]

JCPenney launches new back-to-school multimedia marketing campaign

PLANO, Texas , 2016-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — This back-to-school season, JCPenney has curated the best assortment of trend-right apparel, shoes and accessories so every kid can start the new school year with a look that’s #SoWorthIt. “So You. So Worth It” is the inspirational tagline behind the Company’s new back-to-school multimedia marketing campaign, debuting […]

PREIT: Beaver Valley Mall up for sale; Washington Crown Center in Washington, PA and office building at Voorhees Town Center sold

PHILADELPHIA, 2016-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — PREIT (NYSE: PEI) announced that it continues to drive the quality of its portfolio to new heights having executed agreements of sale and received non-refundable deposits for the sale of Washington Crown Center in Washington, PA and the office building it retained at Voorhees Town Center.  Details including pricing […]

John Lewis to open shop-in-shops within six branches of Myer in Australia

LONDON, 2016-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis has today announced it will have a physical presence in Australia for the first time by opening shop-in-shops within six branches of leading Australian department store Myer. The first shop-in-shop will open before Christmas 2016 in Myer’s newly refurbished Warringah store in the outskirts of Sydney. This […]

John Lewis to open its shop in Chelmsford on Thursday 29 September

LONDON, 2016-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis today announces its shop in Chelmsford, alongside the wider Bond Street development, will open its doors to customers for the first time at 9.30 am on Thursday 29 September. John Lewis Chelmsford’s 90,000 sq ft shop represents an £18m investment in Chelmsford by the retailer. As well […]

Cabela’s plans to expand its retail footprint and legendary shopping experience to Albuquerque, N.M., and Chesterfield Township, Mich.

SIDNEY, Neb., 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE:CAB), the World’s Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, announced today plans to expand its retail footprint and legendary shopping experience to two new locations: Albuquerque, N.M., and Chesterfield Township, Mich. Albuquerque Construction on the 70,000-square-foot store – the company’s first location in New Mexico […]

Weis Markets Stores in Allentown and Honesdale reopen; brand new pharmacy, updated bakery, 30-seat beer café and accepting new patients

Sunbury, PA 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Thursday, July 14, Weis Markets stores located on North Cedar Crest Boulevard in Allentown and the Texas Palmyra Highway in Honesdale celebrated Grand Reopenings. The Honesdale store now features a brand new pharmacy and is accepting new patients.  It also has an upgraded bakery and expanded beer […]

John Lewis to open its Chelmsford shop on Thursday 29 September

London, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis today announces its shop in Chelmsford, alongside the wider Bond Street development, will open its doors to customers for the first time at 9.30 am on Thursday 29 September. John Lewis Chelmsford’s 90,000 sq ft shop represents an £18 M investment in Chelmsford by the retailer. As […]

Second 365 by Whole Foods Market opens on July 14 in Lake Oswego, Oregon

Lake Oswego, OR, 2016-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The second 365 by Whole Foods Market location opens on Thursday, July 14, at 9 a.m. in Lake Oswego, Oregon, at 11 S. State St. in Oswego Village. Open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., the 36,000-square-foot store offers a thoughtful selection of grab-and-go prepared foods, grocery items, […]

Forever 21 partners with Vision Street Wear on an exclusive 17-piece capsule apparel collection

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2016-Jul-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forever 21, one of the world’s largest and most recognized independent fashion retailers, has partnered with Vision Street Wear, the original skate and street wear brand, on an exclusive 17-piece capsule collection of apparel for women and men. “Vision is one of the originators of street wear,” […]

CarMax now hiring more than 130 associates for its second store in the Bay Area

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Jul-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is currently hiring more than 130 associates for the company’s second store in the Bay Area. The store is scheduled to open in November 2016 at 44100 Christy Street and will stock 200 to 300 used vehicles […]

CarMax now hiring more than 40 associates for its new store in Maple Shade, NJ

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Jul-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is currently hiring more than 40 associates for the company’s new store in Maple Shade, NJ. The store is scheduled to open in September 2016 at 531 Route 38 West. This location is CarMax’s 2nd store in […]

Philippines: 1,300 retail outlets will be merged into SM Retail in exchange for shares of stock in SM Retail’s expanded net assets

Pasay City, Philippines, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments reported today that the company has obtained the approval of the Securities and Exchange Commission for the merger of Sy family-owned specialty stores into SM Retail Inc. Under the terms of the deal, over 1,300 retail outlets will be folded into SM Retail in exchange […]

Arts and crafts specialty retailer, Michaels unveiled a new, free loyalty program

IRVING, Texas, 2016-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — North America’s largest arts and crafts specialty retailer, Michaels, today unveiled a new, free loyalty program designed to deliver exciting and customized benefits for Michaels’ customers.  As part of the new, experience-focused program, Michaels Rewards, customers will receive member-only offers tailored to their interests, receipt-free returns, access to […]

Erin Condren’s line of products now available on Staples.com and at all Staples stores across the country

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced today the expansion of Erin Condren’s line of stylish organization products to Staples.com and more retail locations. Customers looking for the latest in bold and inspiring organization solutions can now find Erin Condren’s line of products (www.staples.com/erincondren) for the first time on […]

La Fnac annonce l’ouverture d’un nouveau magasin franchisé au format de proximité à Pontivy

A Ivry, 2016-Jul-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — La Fnac poursuit son déploiement territorial et annonce l’ouverture d’un nouveau magasin franchisé au format de proximité à Pontivy. Ce magasin ouvrira ses portes jeudi 21 juillet prochain dans la galerie commerçante d’Intermarché. La Fnac Pontivy sera dirigée par André Trébouta, franchisé et David Weltz, directeur du magasin. […]

Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row to kick off the fashion frenzy live from The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Sep. 7

NEW YORK, 2016-Jul-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s is once again set to open the exclusive doors to New York Fashion Week for fans everywhere as Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row makes the high-fashion runway accessible to all. On Wednesday, Sep. 7 at 7:30 p.m., live from the capital of American fashion, Macy’s Presents […]

IKEA installs three Blink® electric vehicle charging stations at its Las Vegas, Nevada store

LAS VEGAS, NV, 2016-Jul-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced it has installed three Blink® electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at its Las Vegas, Nevada store as part of a partnership with Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI), the owner of the Blink Network and Blink EV charging […]

Hudson’s Bay Company announces the retirement of its Vice Chair Bonnie Brooks on December 31, 2016

TORONTO & NEW YORK, 2016-Jul-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hudson’s Bay Company (“HBC”) today announced that Bonnie Brooks, Vice Chair, HBC will retire on December 31, 2016. Brooks’s retirement culminates an illustrious 40-year career in fashion retail and marketing, including more than eight years at HBC. From 2008-2012 she was the first female CEO and […]

British Land enhances entertainment offer at St Stephen’s in Hull with 31,500 sq ft of new lettings

LONDON, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land has secured 31,500 sq ft of lettings to enhance the entertainment offer at St Stephen’s in Hull. Rock Up, an indoor climbing adventure centre, is to open its second outlet (6,500 sq ft, 20 year term) with British Land following the success of its first unit at […]

Potbelly Sandwich Shop to open its doors at 1240 Carl D. Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg on July 8

CHICAGO , 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Potbelly Sandwich Shop will open its doors at 1240 Carl D. Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg, Tuesday, July 8. This will give area residents the chance to experience the lively, neighborhood hangout that makes Potbelly Sandwich Shop “The Best Place for Lunch.” Desirae Mills is the general manager and has […]

Iso Omena to house Espoo’s first and only Zara store scheduled to open its doors in spring 2017

HELSINKI, FINLAND, 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first phase of the Iso Omena extension will be inaugurated on 11 August and the second phase in spring 2017. The new extension will see Iso Omena significantly expand its fashion, accessories and interior design offering. Fashion will double from the current levels. A key fashion offering […]

Hudson’s Bay Company’s Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH enters Europe with the announcement of first five stores in Germany

TORONTO, NEW YORK and COLOGNE, 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ —Hudson’s Bay Company (“HBC” or the “Company”) (TSX: HBC) today announced the first five locations for its premium off-price banner Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH in Germany. The introduction of Saks OFF 5TH in the European market will launch with a flagship store in Düsseldorf, […]

Tesco stores in Wimbledon to offer strawberry and cream tastings as it gears up for a fortnight of tennis

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco stores in Wimbledon are gearing up for a fortnight of tennis as 500,000 visitors are expected to visit Wimbledon over the next two weeks. Tesco will be offering strawberry and cream tastings in their Wimbledon Metro store as the fruit has become intrinsically associated with the tournament. […]

Advance Auto Parts announces opening of three Super Hub stores in Marietta, Riverdale and Norcross, Atlanta Metro

Marietta, Norcross and Riverdale high inventory Super Hubs support increased delivery to more than 134 regional locations ROANOKE, Va., 2016-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, announced the opening of three Super Hub stores serving the Atlanta Metro. They are located in Marietta, […]

Macy’s CEO Terry J. Lundgren will transition the position to Jeff Gennette in Q1 2017

Terry Lundgren to remain Executive Chairman as Jeff Gennette becomes CEO in the first quarter of 2017; Planned succession process supports upcoming strategies for business improvement CINCINNATI, 2016-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today announced that Terry J. Lundgren, the company’s CEO since 2003 and Chairman since 2004, will transition the position […]

Ireland’s largest department store Arnotts to introduce John Lewis own brand Home products to its store this Autumn

LONDON,, 2016-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Arnotts, Ireland’s largest department store, has concluded an exclusive agreement to introduce John Lewis own brand Home products to its store this Autumn. This will be the first time that John Lewis own brand Home products will be available in Ireland, launching in store on Thursday 6 October 2016. […]