JCPenney announces limited-edition capsule collection by award-winning actress and style icon Tracee Ellis Ross

PLANO, Texas, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — This holiday season, JCPenney will be treating shoppers to an exclusive, limited-edition capsule collection created with award-winning actress and style icon Tracee Ellis Ross. Available at JCPenney in all stores and jcpenney.com beginning Nov. 12, Tracee Ellis Ross for JCPenney will inspire customers to embrace their joyful spirit with a collection […]

AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 809,415 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM October 2, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING October 6, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 809,415 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from October 2, 2017 up to and including October 6, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €15.94 per share for a total consideration of €12.9 million. These repurchases were made […]

CBL Properties to close on Thanksgiving Day

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL Properties (NYSE:CBL) announced today that their portfolio of market-dominant regional shopping centers will close on Thanksgiving Day and open at 6:00 a.m. on Black Friday, November 24th. “The support that we received last year when we made this decision was overwhelmingly positive,” said Stephen Lebovitz, President and […]

Harris Teeter to open its Belmont Town Center location on Tuesday, Oct. 24

Company to Celebrate Grand Opening with Sampling Event Matthews, NC, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is proud to welcome shoppers to its Belmont Town Center location on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 5 p.m. as the company celebrates its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and Taste of Teeter sampling event. This event […]

U.S. Craft Beer Sales Dominate the South American Market

Sao Paulo, Brasil, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mexico has its tequila, Cuba has rum, Brazilians drink caipirinhas and now America has craft beer.  Though the U.K. holds the most breweries per capita, the U.S. remains the largest producer of craft beer with 5,000+ breweries.  In fact, the craft beer revolution has become so strong […]

Wegmans Food Markets’ newest store in Medford donates 17,523 pounds of food to The Greater Boston Food Bank

BOSTON, MA, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets’ newest location in Medford will deliver a tractor-trailer filled with 17,523 pounds of non-perishable food to The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) on Thursday, October 12 at 10 a.m. The Greater Boston Food Bank will, in turn, distribute the items to food pantries, including those […]

Kroger offers $25 or less for medically necessary services at The Little Clinic locations for its associates

Many services now offered at $25 or less CINCINNATI, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is now offering associates and their immediate families pricing of $25 or less for medically necessary services at The Little Clinic (TLC) locations.* “We are committed to helping our associates and customers live healthier lives,” said […]

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 […]

Bank Audi Lebanon’s leading financial institution to introduce NCR SelfServ™ 80 Series of ATM solutions

Breakthrough ATM solution from NCR will help Bank Audi to transform retail banking and deliver omni-channel experiences BEIRUT, Lebanon, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ —  NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (October 10, 2017) announced that Bank Audi – Lebanon’s leading financial institution, will be the first bank in the Middle East and Africa […]

Costa Coffee signs the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment to accelerate recycling of paper cups in UK

London, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Organisations from across the paper cup supply chain have signed an agreement with the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE UK) to accelerate UK recycling of PE lined paper cups. The cross-industry collaboration will work towards delivering a long-term, nationwide paper cup recycling solution which complements and builds […]

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 […]

ABOUT YOU digital fashion shop launches in the Netherlands

Hamburg, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Around 60% of the Dutch population purchases clothing online, and starting on the 10th of October 2017, it will be even more fun and convenient for them to shop online, with the launch of the digital fashion shop ABOUT YOU in the Netherlands. ABOUT YOU offers more than […]

Newegg launches new portfolio of PC Build Kits

Newegg Takes the Guesswork Out of PC Builds Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the top tech-focused e-retailer in North America, today (October 10, 2017) took the wraps off its new portfolio of PC Build Kits. Newegg has long been the preferred destination for DIY PC builders, many of whom are exceptionally tech […]

RUSSIA: Lenta announces the opening of its thirty seventh supermarket in Moscow

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its thirty seventh supermarket in Moscow. The new store is in 6 Partizan street, Tuchkovo. The store has a total area of 1,053 sq.m with 640 sq.m […]

Build-A-Bear to mark its 20th Birthday by donating 20,000 teddy bears to children’s hospitals nationwide

Build-A-Bear to mark its 20th Birthday by donating 20,000 teddy bears to children’s hospitals nationwide   Cuddly Company Kicks Off Countdown to 20th Birthday on October 27 with 20,000-bear Donation and Announcement of a New Charitable Giving Focus ST. LOUIS, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — In honor of the company’s 20th Birthday, Build-A-Bear today (Oct. 10, 2017) […]

The Wendy’s Company to host Q32017 results conference call on Wednesday, November 8

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) will release its third quarter 2017 results before the market opens on Wednesday, November 8. A conference call will follow at 9:00 a.m. ET, with a simultaneous webcast from the Investors section of the Company’s website at www.aboutwendys.com. The live conference call will be available at (877) 572-6014 […]

Wendy’s® introduces higher quality and better-tasting chicken tenders

Wendy’s® introduces higher quality and better-tasting chicken tenders   $5 Meal Deal Available for Limited Time DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wendy’s® knows consumers deserve better, which is exactly why we’re taking the lead in adding higher quality and better-tasting chicken tenders to our menu. Wendy’s Chicken Tenders & Side of S’Awesome™ sauce serve […]

ascena Foundation announces the 2017 winners of the Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards

Three Diverse Social Impact Organizations Awarded a Combined $150,000 in Grants to Help Make a Positive Influence on Women and Children in Communities Across the Country Chosen by an esteemed selection committee including Mrs. Roslyn S. Jaffe and Media industry leaders Adam Glassman and Meredith Rollins MAHWAH, N.J., 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — ascena […]

Poundland to accept old pound coins until end of October

Retailer will accept old coins until end of October to help save Brits time and millions Willenhall, United Kingdom, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the deadline looms for Brits to empty their pockets and homes of the much-loved round £1 coins, Poundland has today (9 OCT 2017) announced that it will be the […]

Greggs Foundation celebrates its 30th anniversary; receives Special Recognition at the North East Charity Awards

Greggs Foundation celebrates its 30th anniversary; receives Special Recognition at the North East Charity Awards   Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Greggs Foundation is celebrating after receiving a Special Recognition award at the North East Charity Awards in honour of its 30th anniversary. The award was presented by Bob Cuffe […]

CBRE: Vacant office space in the U.S. declined by 10 basis points (bps) during the third quarter of 2017

Suburbs Continue to Show Strongest Decreases Los Angeles, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vacant office space in the U.S. declined by 10 basis points (bps) during the third quarter of 2017 (Q3 2017) dropping to 12.9 percent, according to the latest analysis from CBRE. Continuing a recent pattern, suburban office markets continued to set […]

Wendy’s Chief People Officer Scott Weisberg to leave the Company; Coley O’Brien to succeed

Scott Weisberg Expected to be Succeeded by Coley O’Brien After Effective Transition of Duties DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) announced today (Oct. 6, 2017) that Chief People Officer Scott Weisberg intends to leave the Company once he completes an effective transition process over the next several months. After a successful tenure […]

MAPIC 2017 to showcase latest retail real estate projects in 25 countries

Paris, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 2,500 property developers and shopping centre owners will be at MAPIC 2017 to showcase their latest projects, giving international retailers a unique three-day opportunity to find out about new site locations. Organised by Reed MIDEM, the International Retail Real Estate Market will be held in Cannes from […]

Swedish ICA stores sales increased by 4.4% in September 2017

Solna, Sweden, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales in the Swedish ICA stores increased by 4.4% in September 2017 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 3.6%. September 2017 January – September 2017 Store sales excl. VAT Mkr Change  all stores Change like-for-like       Mkr Change  all stores […]

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. […]

MANGO launches new shirt collection to raise fund for Fero Cancer Research Foundation

The fashion chain is to sell five different models in twenty countries worldwide which include messages of support and hope for cancer sufferers Barcelona, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — To commemorate International Breast Cancer Day on 19 October, MANGO has put on sale five different models of t-shirts, created in collaboration with the Fero […]

MANGO opens its first brick-and-mortar store in Delhi

The brand plans 25 store openings in the next 5 years: 5 of them before the end of 2017. With this alliance, the firm adopts an omni-channel strategy, improving the shopping experience for its customers in India New Delhi, India and Barcelona, Spain, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following the announcement made earlier this […]

ShopRite sponsors the Grand Tasting at the Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival

ShopRite sponsors the Grand Tasting at the Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival   Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — ShopRite will celebrate its 10th anniversary as a presenting sponsor of the Grand Tasting at the Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival […]

The Home Depot’s commitment to promoting water efficiency recognized with 2017 WaterSense® Sustained Excellence Award

ATLANTA, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized The Home Depot®, with a 2017 WaterSense® Sustained Excellence Award for its commitment to promoting the value of water efficiency to its customers, encouraging innovation within its vendors and supplier base, and for decreasing water use within its operational footprint. […]

Taco Bell announces the return of Naked Chicken to its menus nationwide

New Crispy Chicken Quesadilla headlines the return of Naked Chicken Chips and tests of the Bacon Ranch Naked Chicken Chalupa and Chicken & Biscuits IRVINE, Calif., 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The people demanded it, so Naked Chicken is back at Taco Bell and its future is bright. Starting today (October 5, 2017), Naked Chicken […]