Amazon.com launches its 2017 Holiday Toy List, Electronics Gift Guide and Home Gift Guide

Curated gift guides take the guesswork out of gifting and make it easy for customers to discover the perfect present for everyone on their list Customers can shop products featured in Amazon’s holiday gift guides while on-the-go via the Amazon App or hands-free by voice shopping with Alexa SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — […]

Sears Holdings announces that Bruce R. Berkowitz to step down from its board of directors

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) today (Oct. 16, 2017) announced that Bruce R. Berkowitz has decided to step down from the company’s board of directors, effective October 31, 2017. Mr. Berkowitz joined the board of Sears Holdings in February 2016. “On behalf of the board of directors and management, […]

Sainsbury’s rolls out Chop Chop one-hour delivery service to customers across London zone 1 and 2

Sainsbury’s rolls out Chop Chop one-hour delivery service to customers across London zone 1 and 2   Sainsbury’s Chop Chop delivery service has been rolled out to five more London boroughs Over 70,000 more postcodes will be added, giving Sainsbury’s the biggest reach of UK supermarkets offering one-hour delivery Baby emergency products and weekend brunch ingredients among […]

Argos’s AW17 jewellery collection makes its debut this week at Britain’s Next Top Model

Argos’s AW17 jewellery collection makes its debut this week at Britain’s Next Top Model   London, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Argos jewellery hits the runway this week as the hotly anticipated new series of Britain’s Next Top Model returns to TV screens on Thursday 19 October 2017. The first episode broadcast exclusively on Lifetime will […]

LVMH holds successful second DARE (Disrupt, Act, Risk to be an Entrepreneur) event

LVMH holds successful second DARE (Disrupt, Act, Risk to be an Entrepreneur) event   Paris, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following the success of its first DARE (Disrupt, Act, Risk to be an Entrepreneur) event in July, LVMH organized a second edition from October 9-11 focused on the environment. Sustainable development connected with entrepreneurial drive, creativity and […]

Maison Francis Kurkdjian launches “Homes Sweet Homes” line of scented candles

Maison Francis Kurkdjian launches “Homes Sweet Homes” line of scented candles   Paris, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Childhood homes rich in memories were the starting point for a new collection of scented candles introduced by Maison Francis Kurkdjian. Dubbed “Homes Sweet Homes”, the line of five scented candles recounts personal stories that have nourished the […]

IKEA to open its second Dallas-Fort Worth-area store on December 13, 2017 in Grand Prairie, TX

GRAND PRAIRIE, TX, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (Oct 17,2017) announced that its second Dallas-Fort Worth-area store will open at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 in Grand Prairie, TX, expanding the IKEA U.S. presence.The 290,000 square-foot future IKEA Grand Prairie will be the fourth […]

CVS Pharmacy to participate in the first annual National Check Your Meds Day On Saturday, October 21st

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy (NYSE: CVS) is participating in the first annual National Check Your Meds Day, a day established by Consumer Reports and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS). On Saturday, October 21st, consumers are encouraged to bring their prescription medications and supplements to their local […]

The BRC and its members introduce Codes of Practice to further enhance the safety of children’s halloween costumes

London, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The BRC and its members have introduced two voluntary Codes of Practice which exceed the current testing standard, to further enhance the safety of children’s dress-up costumes. The terrible accident involving Claudia Winkleman’s daughter in 2014 and the subsequent media coverage focussed attention on what were seen as […]

Chipotle’s Halloween Boorito celebration: Get the chance to win free burritos for an entire year!

No trick: Costumed customers score entrees for three bucks, plus a chance to win free burritos for a year DENVER, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) will be holding their annual Halloween Boorito celebration on Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 3 p.m. to closing, at all Chipotle locations. Customers who show up in costume will be treated […]

Co-op’s Fuel Good Day raised more than $570,000 for registered charities and non-profits

Saskatoon, SK, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — A lot can happen when you work together. This fall, Co-op teamed up with thousands of Western Canadians to raise more than $570,000 for registered charities and non-profits — all in a single day. We called it Fuel Good Day. “With the support of Co-op members and […]

RILA comments on reports of Canada and Mexico’s rejection of proposals made during NAFTA renegotiations

Arlington , VA, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (10/17/2017), the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for America’s most recognized and innovative retail brands, issued the following statement reacting to reports of Canada and Mexico’s rejection of proposals made during the most recent round of NAFTA renegotiations: “Simply put, we cannot […]

Keep America Beautiful and NACS partner for a new guide on trash management

ALEXANDRIA, Va., and STAMFORD, Conn., 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Keep America Beautiful and the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) have partnered to produce the new resource, “Being a Good Neighbor: A Guide to Reducing Litter, Managing Trash and Encouraging Recycling.” The guide provides quick and easy tips for convenience stores to improve […]

Tyson Foods and NACS team up to donate 36,060 pounds of protein to help fight hunger in the Chicagoland area

Chicago, Ill., 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tyson Foods, Inc. and the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) partnered today (Oct. 16, 2017) to donate a truckload of protein totaling 36,060 pounds to the Greater Chicago Food Depository to help fight hunger in the Chicagoland area. The Food Depository will distribute the donated food, […]

NGA Foundation’s first-ever Independence Day of Giving campaign raised 846,553 meals for Feeding America

CHICAGO, Ill., 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Oct 17, 2017), the NGA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the National Grocers Association (NGA), announced it raised $76,959.37, or 846,553 meals, for Feeding America, the largest domestic hunger-relief organization, as part of the first-ever Independence Day of Giving campaign. The donation was presented as a […]

Toys“R”Us® Children’s Fund donates $1 million to the Hamilton Education Program

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its ongoing commitment to support children and families – which includes serving as champions of play for kids of all ages – today (October 16, 2017) the Toys“R”Us® Children’s Fund, a public charity affiliated with Toys“R”Us, Inc., announced it has donated $1 million to the Hamilton Education Program […]

AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 1,024,644 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM OCTOBER 9, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING OCTOBER 13, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,024,644 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from October 9, 2017 up to and including October 13, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €15.72 per share for a total consideration of €16.1 million. These repurchases were made […]

Albert Heijn becomes the first Dutch retailer to link Siri with its own branded app

Albert Heijn becomes the first Dutch retailer to link Siri with its own branded app   Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn  is the first Dutch retailer to make it possible for customers to manage their shopping lists with the help of their trustworthy friend, Siri. As the personal assistant on […]

Whole Foods Market to celebrate the opening of its newly relocated Park City store on Wed., Oct. 18, 2017

New, larger location opens Oct. 18 with new features including the company’s first taproom in Utah Utah, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market officially opens the newly relocated Park City store on Wed., Oct. 18, 2017 at 9 a.m. with music, food and many more surprises for guests. The new 43,000-square foot […]

Taubman to reopen The Mall of San Juan on Thursday, October 19

Program to begin with donations to five charities to help those in need in Puerto Rico BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) today (10/17/2017) announced that The Mall of San Juan will reopen at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 19. The center has been closed since September 19 due to the impact of Hurricane Maria. […]

7‑Eleven creates the Trojan Horse brand to expand its selection of quality wines

7‑Eleven creates the Trojan Horse brand to expand its selection of quality wines   IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc. is expanding its selection of private brand wines with the launch of two quality white wines – chardonnay and pinot grigio. The world’s largest convenience retailer created the Trojan Horsebrand for this new line of quality wines. […]

NEW ZEALAND: Foodstuffs North Island relocates its Wellington Gilmours store to Bouverie Street, Petone

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Work began on the fit-out of the 4750 sqm building in June and the store was officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony today [October 17]. “Foodstuffs North Island has invested more than $1 million in the development of this leasehold property, which is located in […]

Chick-fil-A™ trials two new spicy entrees – Spicy Chick-n-Strips and a Grilled Spicy Chicken Deluxe Sandwich

Chick-fil-A™ trials two new spicy entrees – Spicy Chick-n-Strips and a Grilled Spicy Chicken Deluxe Sandwich   ATLANTA, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — In response to customers’ requests for more bold, spicy flavors, Chick-fil-A™ is testing two new spicy entrees – Spicy Chick-n-Strips and a Grilled Spicy Chicken Deluxe Sandwich – in select markets for […]

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 […]

New-York based biotech startup HistoWiz named the global winner of the Create@Alibaba Cloud Startup Contest

Finalists from 25 regional contests across China and international markets showcased innovations Shanghai, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — HistoWiz, a New-York based biotech startup that automates histology by building an intelligent tissue platform for cancer researchers, presented its winning business idea at Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park in Shanghai on Saturday and was named the global […]

CVS Health and Epic announce initiative to help lower drug costs for patients

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Epic today (October 16, 2017) announced a strategic initiative to help lower drug costs for patients and improve outcomes by providing prescribers with expanded visibility to lower cost alternatives through enhanced analytics and data sharing. CVS Health will use Epic’s Healthy Planet […]

MANGO launches second capsule collection of sustainable fashion as part of the Take Action programme

MANGO’s goal is that 50% of the cotton used in its collections will be of sustainable origin by 2022. MANGO launches new sustainable fibres in the Committed collection as part of the Take Action programme. Barcelona, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — MANGO is continuing its commitment to sustainability and is strengthening its Take Action […]

Office Depot recognizes companies for their Commitment to Greener Purchasing

Boca Raton, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading provider of office supplies, business products and services delivered through an omnichannel platform, today (October 16, 2017) announced that it is recognizing forward-thinking companies from across the country for their leadership in greener purchasing. “One of the unique ways Office Depot promotes […]

Tops Friendly Markets to hold its annual March Out Hunger campaign

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, western Vermont, and north central Massachusetts, is pleased to announce its annual March Out Hunger campaign. Proceeds from this annual event, now in its 16th year, will benefit Catholic Charities Samaritan Center Food Pantry […]

Colruyt partners with the Belgian NGO to support cooperative of small coffee growers in North Kivu

Colruyt partners with the Belgian NGO to support cooperative of small coffee growers in North Kivu   Halle, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — A container of green coffee arrived today (13 October 2017) at Colruyt Group’s roasting centre in Ghislenghien. It comes from North Kivu, a region plagued by many difficulties, in the east of […]