Rakuten opens registrations for “Rakuten NBA Special” monthly subscription service

Offering nine NBA live games per week for a monthly fee of 972 yen Tokyo, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. announced that from today (OCTOBER 16, 2017) it will begin accepting registrations for “Rakuten NBA Special,” a monthly subscription service offering fans access to selected live NBA games through Rakuten TV, Rakuten’s […]

Rakuten becomes exclusive distribution partner in Japan for all live NBA games and global marketing partner of NBA

Rakuten to Market to NBA Fans Around the World Through Rakuten Ichiba, Ebates and Rakuten Viber TOKYO, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Rakuten, Inc. today (OCTOBER 10, 2017) announced a multiyear partnership making Rakuten the league’s exclusive distribution partner in Japan for all live NBA games and a […]

UNIQLO and the International Tennis Federation launch UNIQLO Spirit Award to honor players in wheelchair tennis

Japan, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — UNIQLO and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) today ( 2017.10.11) announced the launch of the new UNIQLO Spirit Award, presented annually to a current wheelchair tennis player who best embodies the principles and core values of UNIQLO and its parent company, the Fast Retailing Group. The UNIQLO Spirit Award was […]

SPAR Italy Partners sponsor Serie A team FC Crotone for the 2017/2018 season

SPAR Italy Partners sponsor Serie A team FC Crotone for the 2017/2018 season   Italy, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Two SPAR Italy Partners are sponsoring Serie A football teams this season. DESPAR Southern and Central Italy Partner, Maiora is sponsoring Serie A (Italy’s top football league) team FC Crotone during the 2017/2018 season. […]

REI introduces eight new adventure touring and recreational transit bikes to the 2018 Co-op Cycles brand line-up

REI confirms successful growth of its in-house cycling brand Member and employee feedback aids in design inspiration for new bikes Kent, Washington, 2017-Oct-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Drafting off a successful first year with the introduction of its Co-op Cycles brand, REI, the nation’s largest outdoor co-op, will introduce eight new adventure touring and recreational transit bikes to […]

Debenhams announces former Wolves captain Jody Craddock to open the new Wolverhampton store on 12th October 2017

LONDON, 2017-Sep-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Debenhams has today announced that former Wolves star and captain Jody Craddock will be opening the new Wolverhampton store, alongside a specially chosen local hero on Thursday 12th October 2017. Craddock, who played for Wolverhampton Wanderers for ten years and was Captain when the team won the Championship to […]

SPAR supports Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017-Sep-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — With 328 days until the start of the Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships, of which SPAR is the principal sponsor, the organisers have announced that an unprecedented 75,000 tickets have already been sold for the six day event from 7-12 August. The championships will be staged as […]

Visa announces its global Team Visa roster for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

Visa announces its global Team Visa roster for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018   Roster features athletes from 17 countries, including Mikaela Shiffrin, Chloe Kim, Gus Kenworthy, Oksana Masters, Mark McMorris, Kamil Stoch and Lee, Sang Hwa SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa (NYSE:V) today (Sep. 20, 2017) announced its global Team Visa roster for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods supports number of winter athletes on their quest to be part of Team USA

PITTSBURGH, 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the official sporting goods retail sponsor of Team USA, announced today (September 19, 2017) its roster of winter U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Contenders that are being supported by the Company through flexible employment or sponsorship agreements. Headlining the roster of 41 U.S. Winter Olympic […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

SPAR Norway extends sponsorship of national cross-country ski team

NOWAY, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Norway is committed to engaging with the local communities it serves and has for many years been involved in the sponsorship of local and national sports teams such as the Norwegian cross-country ski team. This SPAR Partner has been a sponsor of the ski team since 2011 – […]

Kesa Molotsane wins the inaugural Grand Prix series of the Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge

South Africa, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesa Molotsane (KPMG) had a classy run in the inaugural Grand Prix series of the Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge on Sunday, August 20, winning in a convincing time of 34.21, followed by Rutendo Nyahora and Irvette van Zyl. In the penultimate race on the SPAR Grand Prix, […]

ESAF 2019 ZUG: MIGROS IST KÖNIGSPARTNERIN

ESAF 2019 ZUG: MIGROS IST KÖNIGSPARTNERIN   Zürich, Switzerland, 2017-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ —Tradition, Brauchtum, Respekt und Fairness: Dies sind Werte, die dem Schwingsport und der Migros gleichermassen am Herzen liegen. Deshalb unterstützt die Migros das Eidgenössische Schwing- und Älplerfest (ESAF) 2019 in Zug. Zudem wird die Migros sich weiterhin auch bei regionalen Schwingfesten […]

Ontdek je sport op het AH Sportfestijn

Potje voetballen met Leonne Stentler en test je sport- en foodkennis met Naomi van As en Ellen Hoog Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ooit al eens willen suppen, kruisboogschieten, boksen of zelfs zweefvliegen? In het weekend van 9 en 10 september organiseren Albert Heijn en NOC*NSF het eerste AH Sportfestijn in het Haagse Zuiderpark. Op het […]

METRIC USA RELEASES ‘SILICONE ENHANCED WEIGHTLIFTING GRIP PADS AND STRAPS DOUBLE VALUE COMBO PACK’ ON AMAZON.COM

CULVER CITY, USA, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Metric USA, a full-service American eCommerce site that works to develop, manufacture, and distribute innovative products across a variety of consumer industries today.  This week they are excited to announce their latest product, a Silicone Enhanced Weightlifting Grip Pad and Strap which is officially available for purchase […]

Carrefour Spain is the main sponsor of “La Vuelta” for the fifth consecutive year

Carrefour Spain is the main sponsor of “La Vuelta” for the fifth consecutive year   Spain, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the fifth consecutive year, Carrefour Spain is the main sponsor of “La Vuelta”, the Spanish leg of cycling’s Grand Tour series, and will be flying the race colours from 19 August to 10 […]

Sainsbury’s expands its line-up of sportswear brands with officially licensed NFL clothing

Sainsbury’s expands its line-up of sportswear brands with officially licensed NFL clothing   Tie-up with NFL builds on Sainsbury’s growing line-up of sportswear brands Initial online launch includes 8 T-shirts for each team playing in sold-out London games Wider in-store offer with vintage-effect T-shirts, team hoodies and sweats will follow American football is growing in […]

SPAR Ireland promotes healthy lifestyle through SPAR FitLive running series

SPAR Ireland promotes healthy lifestyle through SPAR FitLive running series   Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — A SPAR-sponsored running event took place recently in Dublin’s Phoenix Park. Over 3,000 people participated in the 5 and 10k races, many of whom were taking part in an official run for the first time. The […]

TAG Heuer becomes the Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of France’s Ligue de Football Professionnel

TAG Heuer becomes the Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of France’s Ligue de Football Professionnel   Paris, 2017-Aug-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — TAG Heuer has strengthened its presence in international football, becoming the Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of France’s Ligue de Football Professionnel. One of the first luxury watch brands to invest in football sponsorship, […]

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 […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods’ Second Skin adds male and female Training apparel products to its assortment

DICK’S also adds Training apparel to the private label brand’s assortment  PITTSBURGH, 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods announced today  (July 20, 2017) the expansion of its private label brand Second Skin to include male and female Training apparel products now available at over 350 DICK’S Sporting Goods nationwide. Beginning July 28, the expanded Second Skin line […]

LCP: Wolf Thai Boxing opens new training gym at Enterprise City

LCP: Wolf Thai Boxing opens new training gym at Enterprise City   London, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — A well-known Spennymoor Thai boxing expert has opened a new training gym at Enterprise City, near Durham. Michael Ellison, who runs Wolf Thai Boxing, has moved from the town centre to unit 34 at the business […]

Argos revealed a 31% overall rise in tennis product sales versus the same period last year

Argos revealed a 31% overall rise in tennis product sales versus the same period last year   Milton, Keynes, 2017-Jul-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — As Andy Murray departs from this year’s Wimbledon, the nation has a new tennis hero to cheer on and has officially gone crazy for Konta. Leading online retailer Argos has […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods recognized with ESPN’s Corporate Community Impact Award for its Sports Matter initiative

DICK’S and the DICK’S Foundation Honored for Commitment to  Helping Save Youth Sports at ESPN’s Sports Humanitarian of the Year Awards PITTSBURGH, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) and The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation, which supports DICK’S charitable and philanthropic activities, were honored last night at ESPN’s third annual Sports […]

FC Barcelona’s star players Messi, Neymar Jr., Piqué and Turan visit Rakuten in Tokyo to celebrate new partnership

Partnership based in shared values of optimism and empowerment commenced Jul. 1 TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Jul-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten became the Main Global Partner and the first-ever Official Innovation & Entertainment Partner of FC Barcelona, one of the most iconic and beloved football clubs in the world, on July 1. Rakuten, which was […]

Rakuten Card launches two special FC Barcelona Credit Cards this Autumn 2017

Cards commemorate partnership between Rakuten, Inc. and FC Barcelona  https://www.rakuten-card.co.jp/card/design/fcbarcelona/ TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Jul-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten Card Co., Ltd. today announced that Rakuten Card will issue two special FC Barcelona Credit Cards from fall 2017 to celebrate the partnership between Rakuten, Inc. and FC Barcelona. Rakuten, Inc. became FC Barcelona’s Main Global […]

Cabela’s combination with Bass Pro Shops approved by Cabela’s shareholders

SIDNEY, Neb., 2017-Jul-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE: CAB) today announced that its shareholders have approved the previously announced combination of Cabela’s with Bass Pro Shops. The final vote results will be filed on a Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2017, […]