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 […]

Citycon to release its Q3 financial results on Thursday, 19 October

Helsinki, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Citycon will publish its Interim Report for 1 January – 30 September 2017 on Thursday, 19 October approximately at 9 am Helsinki time (Helsinki time is EET, which is CET +1). The report will be available on Citycon’s website immediately after publication. Citycon’s investor, analyst and press conference […]

Topaz awards €10,000 to Bray Hockey Club as part of its Cash for Clubs initiative

DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bray Hockey Club Scoops top prize of €10,000  This year, over 3,000 clubs registered for the Topaz’ Cash for Clubs initiative. Since its launch in 2015, Cash for Clubs has €400,000 in prizes to clubs across the island of Ireland. Bray Hockey Club, Co. Wicklow, is the grand prize […]

Nordstrom opens its new, relocated store at Westfield UTC

SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading fashion retailer Nordstrom, Inc. opened the doors to its new, relocated store at Westfield UTC today (Oct. 12, 2017). The two level, 145,000 square-foot store features the company’s latest interior and exterior design concepts, a full-service restaurant and bar, designer boutiques and an expanded beauty experience. The store is a […]

Britain’s shoppers can now save money on fuel as well as food when they shop at Tesco

Britain’s shoppers can now save money on fuel as well as food when they shop at Tesco   DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bray Hockey Club Scoops top prize of €10,000  This year, over 3,000 clubs registered for the Topaz’ Cash for Clubs initiative. Since its launch in 2015, Cash for Clubs has […]

Carrefour launches My Carrefour omni-channel data intelligence platform in Brazil

Carrefour launches My Carrefour omni-channel data intelligence platform in Brazil   Boulogne-Billancourt‎, France, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour launches in Brazil the My Carrefour omni-channel data intelligence platform  which concentrates the company’s retail services in a single democratic, free and national benefits program, composed of offers, coupons and other exclusive and personalised advantages.    […]

Barilla and Carrefour team up to educate customers on reducing food waste

Barilla and Carrefour team up to educate customers on reducing food waste   Boulogne-Billancourt‎, France, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is actively involved in reducing and reusing food waste. Various actions involving customers, suppliers, stores and employees were carried out to achieve this objective. The Group wants to go even further and has announced […]

AWS and Microsoft announce new deep learning library called Gluon

New open source deep learning interface allows developers to more easily and quickly build machine learning models without compromising training performance Jointly developed reference specification makes it possible for Gluon to work with any deep learning engine; support for Apache MXNet available today and support for Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit coming soon SEATTLE & REDMOND, Wash., 2017-Oct-17 — […]

Amazon creates more than 120,000 holiday position across its U.S. network

Every year, thousands of holiday positions lead to regular, full-time roles with the company Amazon has created tens of thousands of new full-time jobs this year across its U.S. fulfillment network that offer highly competitive wages and benefits SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today (Oct. 12, 2017) announced it is creating more than […]

Sears partners with Operation Homefront to provide veterans new, mortgage-free homes

Donations to Heroes at Home campaign will also fund Critical Financial Assistance program HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its longstanding commitment to supporting America’s veterans, Sears announced it has teamed with Operation Homefront to provide veterans and their families with new, mortgage-free homes, and to support their critical financial […]

John Lewis releases fifth anniversary edition of the John Lewis Retail Report

London, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the fifth anniversary edition of the John Lewis Retail Report*, we take a look back at the year breakfast was reinvented, Millennial Pink found its way into wardrobes and homes, voice activation went mainstream and superfoods moved from our plates into our beauty products. As well as […]

Louis Vuitton unveils the second collection designed with New York artist Jeff Koons

Paris, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Louis Vuitton has unveiled the second collection of bags and accessories designed with New York artist Jeff Koons. Featuring masterpieces by Monet, Turner, Gauguin and others, this second Masters series will be available at Louis Vuitton stores and from the Maison’s online store starting October 27th. Recognized as one of […]

ARKET opens its first store in Germany

ARKET opens its first store in Germany   The first ARKET store in Germany, 004005-940, is now open. The new store is located on Weinstraße 6 in Munich, and is following the brand’s launch in London and online, as well as store openings in Copenhagen and Brussels earlier this autumn STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

SilverScript Insurance Company announces its new Medicare Prescription Drug Plan options for 2018

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — SilverScript Insurance Company, a CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) company, today (October 12, 2017) announced its new Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) options for 2018. Medicare beneficiaries in the continental U.S. can choose from two SilverScript plans that offer a $0-deductible in 47 states on formulary drugs in all […]

CVS Health celebrates its 30,000 pharmacists this month of October

WOONSOCKET, RI, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) is celebrating its 30,000 pharmacists as part of American Pharmacists Month, an annual observation held every October. The company’s pharmacy teams are playing an increasingly important role in helping people on their path to better health by improving access to care and lowering costs […]

Asda research reveals 40% of Brits would rather give up chocolate than cheese

LEEDS, UK, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — A fromage frenzy is sweeping the nation – 40% of Brits reveal they would rather give up chocolate than cheese. Half of Brits would sacrifice social media for cheese. Nearly one in five admit they can’t live without cheese and find themselves regularly craving it. It’s one […]

Asda launches NEW duck range

Watch out! There’s a new meat in town and it’s set to reinvent family mealtime favourites! Asda’s NEW duck range is taking centre stage in Sunday roasts and succulent steak dinners – you’ll wonder why you’ve never had it before! LEEDS, UK, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Asda Extra Special Duck Breast Steaks Sink […]

Federal Realty Investment Trust honored with the inaugural Best Sustainability Program award from NAIOP DC | MD Chapter

The Trust receives Award of Merit for Best Sustainable Program from NAIOP DC | MD Chapter ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT), a national leader in the retail real estate industry, received the inaugural Best Sustainability Program award from the NAIOP DC | MD Chapter.  The award is given to […]

Matthieu Malige appointed Chief Financial Officer of Groupe Carrefour

Boulogne-Billancourt‎, France, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Matthieu Malige is appointed, effective today (10/16/2017), Chief Financial Officer of Groupe Carrefour. He succeeds Pierre Jean Sivignon, who, faced with personal difficulties, has asked Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Alexandre Bompard to relieve him of his duties. While regretting this decision, Alexandre Bompard understands it and commends […]

RUSSIA: X5 opens newly refurbished Karusel hypermarket on Savushkin Street in St Petersburg

Moscow, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group (“X5” or “the Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE: FIVE), announces the opening of a refurbished Karusel hypermarket on Savushkin Street in St Petersburg. The redesigned store is the first to feature the updated Karusel logo and some other elements of the chain’s new concept. The […]

X5 to divest small-format convenience stores operating under the Perekrestok Express brand in Moscow

Moscow, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group (“X5” or “the Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE: FIVE), plans to concentrate on its three major formats: Pyaterochka proximity stores, Perekrestok supermarkets and Karusel hypermarkets. The Company’s small-format convenience stores operating under the Perekrestok Express brand in Moscow will be put on sale. X5 has selected Renaissance […]

Ahold USA brands strengthen their digital capabilities and optimize their eCommerce offerings with new initiatives

Zaandam, The Netherlands, 2017-Oct-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Are you looking for more savings, faster shopping and a more transparent connection with your local grocer? The Ahold USA brands are working hard to make it happen. Stop & Shop, Giant Food Stores, Martin’s Food Markets and Peapod have launched a series of initiatives to strengthen […]

ShopRite donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross and 100,000 bottles of water to Puerto Rico

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Oct-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — ShopRite this month donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross and 100,000 bottles of water to hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico, and last month a ShopRite tractor-trailer loaded with supplies was dispatched to the Houston Food Bank to help Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas. In the wake of three […]

New World and PAK’nSAVE support the New Zealand Blood Service’s Missing Type campaign

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2017-Oct-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — New World and PAK’nSAVE are pleased to show their support for the New Zealand Blood Service’s Missing Type campaign. Customers will notice the letters O and A disappear from the New World and PAK’nSAVE’s logos on the brands’ digital channels, between October 16 and 18. This […]

The Co-op announces the appointment of Matt Atkinson as its new Chief Membership Officer

MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Oct-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op has announced the appointment of Matt Atkinson as its new Chief Membership Officer responsible for Membership, Digital, Data, Brand Marketing, Communications and Community and Campaigning. Matt joins the Co-op from SAGA where, as CMO he helped transform the brand into a digital organisation winning new customers and entering new markets. […]

TechTrans Announces Partnership with Tidel

Program will Manage Logistics for Cash Recycler Units DALLAS, TX, 2017-Oct-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — TechTrans, a leading provider of nationwide transportation and logistics solutions, is proud to announce a new partnership with Tidel, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of automated cash management systems for the retail industry. TechTrans will be responsible for coordinating […]

Metro Canada Holdings Inc. to sell majority of its holding in Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.

Montreal, 2017-Oct-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Metro Inc. (Metro) (TSX : MRU) announces today ( October 11, 2017 ) that it and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Metro Canada Holdings Inc. (Metro Holdings), have entered into three separate agreements to realize the value of the majority of its holding in Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (Couche-Tard) (TSX: ATD:A; TSX: […]