NRF/Hackett Associates Global Port Tracker report: August is expected to be the busiest month on record for imports

WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Boosted by continuing sales growth, August is expected to be the busiest month on record for imports at the nation’s major retail container ports and 2017 is on track to set a new annual high, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today (August 9, 2017) […]

Asda Income Tracker: UK families had £201 in discretionary income to spend in August

LEEDS, England, 2016-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — UK families had £201 in discretionary income to spend in August according to the latest figures from the Asda Income Tracker, released today (30 September 2016). The figures mark the 22nd consecutive month of double-digit growth in pound terms, with households benefiting from an extra £10 per week […]

BRC – KPMG: UK online sales of Non-Food products grew 6.2% in August

London, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Helen Dickinson OBE, Chief Executive, British Retail Consortium. “Online echoed the performance of total sales this month, with growth slowing to just 6.2 per cent, well below the 12-month average of 11.1 per cent. People’s attention on screens turned to watching the Olympics rather than browsing, resulting in the lowest […]

Poultry from the U.S. returns to Commissaries in South Korea this August

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Commissary shoppers in South Korea will see uncooked poultry from the U.S. returning to commissary shelves starting in late August. This news comes as a result of changes to South Korea’s poultry embargo that had restricted the entry of uncooked poultry from the U.S. nearly nonstop since […]

MANGO’s first campaigns for AW16 launch globally at the end of August

Barcelona, 2016-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — MANGO is continuing with its strategy of launching a new print campaign every month in order to reveal the latest trends. The first of the 4 campaigns for AW16, to be launched globally at the end of August, features Roos Abels and Lexi Boling on the streets of New York. […]