Wal-Mart and Rakuten to launch online grocery delivery service Japan and new eBooks and audiobooks offering in the U.S.

Companies to launch online grocery delivery service in Japan and new eBooks and audiobooks offering in the U.S. BENTONVILLE, Ark. and TOKYO, Japan, 2018-Jan-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) president and CEO Doug McMillon and Rakuten, Inc. Chairman, president and CEO Hiroshi “Mickey” Mikitani met in Tokyo today ( Jan. 25, 2018) […]

PetSmart opened 28 new stores in the U.S. and Canada during the third quarter of 2017

PHOENIX , 2017-Dec-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, Inc. today (Dec. 14, 2017) announced it opened 28 new stores in the U.S. and Canada for the fiscal quarter ending Nov. 1, 2017. This adds to the 35 new stores opened in the first half of the fiscal year, bringing the year-to-date total to 63. In […]

Subway® consolidates its U.S. and Canadian media and creative business, with Dentsu Aegis Network

Milford, 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Subway® restaurants announced today (Dec. 11, 2017) – a major shift in its marketing strategy. For the first time in more than 25 years, the sandwich chain is consolidating its U.S. and Canadian media and creative business, with Dentsu Aegis Network. Beginning in early 2018, The Franchise @ Dentsu Aegis […]

Starbucks opens the first Princi bakery location in the U.S. at its Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Seattle

Starbucks opens the first Princi bakery location in the U.S. at its Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Seattle   Acclaimed artisan baker Rocco Princi brings the craft of bread baking, exceptional ingredients and the “Spirito di Milano” to customers for the first time in the United States Freshly baked onsite, the artisanal Italian food experience joins […]

PetSmart opened 30 stores across the U.S. and Canada in Q4 2016

Phoenix, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, Inc. today (April 12, 2017) announced it has opened 30 stores across the U.S. and Canada for the quarter ending January 29, 2017. This adds to the 43 new stores opened in the first three quarters, bringing the total number for fiscal year 2016 to 73 new […]

PetSmart opened 20 stores across the U.S. and Canada in third quarter

Phoenix, 2016-Dec-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, Inc. today (Dec. 14, 2016) announced it has opened 20 stores across the U.S. and Canada for the quarter ending October 31, 2016. This adds to the 23 new stores opened in the first and second quarters, bringing the total number for the year to 43 new […]

PetSmart announces that it has opened 11 new stores in the U.S. and Canada in Q2 2016

Phoenix, 2016-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, Inc. today (Oct. 4, 2016) announced that it has opened 11 new stores in the U.S. and Canada for the quarter ending August 1, 2016. This adds to the 12 new stores opened in the first quarter of the year, bringing the total for the year to 23. […]

New breast cancer study funded by Avon Foundation for Women shows higher mortality rate among Black women in the U.S.

NEW YORK, NY, 2016-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (October 3, 2016 ), the Avon Foundation for Women released a new study on the Black:White disparities in breast cancer mortality in the 50 largest cities in the United States between 2005 and 2014, which was conducted by Sinai Urban Health Institute in collaboration with […]

Disney Junior brings Doc McStuffins directly to fans through touring museum exhibit across the U.S.

Disney Junior brings Doc McStuffins directly to fans through touring museum exhibit across the U.S.   GLENDALE, Calif., 2016-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dottie “Doc” McStuffins first opened the doors to her backyard playhouse clinic, where the six-year-old girl communicates with and heals stuffed animals and broken toys, in 2012. Four years later, Disney Junior’s […]

Etsy sellers in the U.S. and U.K. can now export their Etsy sales and expenses directly into QuickBooks Self-Employed™

Etsy sellers in the U.S. and U.K. can now export their Etsy sales and expenses directly into QuickBooks Self-Employed™ Brooklyn, NY, 2016-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug 11, 2016) we’re excited to announce that Etsy is partnering with Intuit to offer Etsy sellers in the U.S. and the U.K. access to top-tier accounting software […]

The Whole Foods Market opens store in Santa Clara, California with the most environmentally-advanced refrigeration system in the U.S.

Emeryville, Calif., 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Whole Foods Market store in Santa Clara, California opened last week with the most environmentally-advanced grocery retail refrigeration system in the U.S. The installation comes at a time when California is looking to significantly reduce emissions of all greenhouse gases, including hydro fluoro carbons (HFCs) used in […]

Availability of industrial space in U.S. declined for 25th consecutive quarter as e-commerce continued to fuel warehouse demand – CBRE

Los Angeles, 2016-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Availability of industrial space in the U.S. declined for the 25th consecutive quarter, the longest such streak on record, as e-commerce continued to fuel warehouse demand, according to CBRE Group, Inc. Industrial availability declined to 8.8 percent in the second quarter, down 20 basis points (bps) from the first […]

PetSmart announces opening of 12 new stores in the U.S. and Canada for the quarter ending May 1, 2016

Announces Store Expansion Plans for Remainder of the Year Phoenix , 2016-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart Inc. today announced that it has opened 12 net new stores in the U.S. and Canada for the quarter ending May 1, 2016. PetSmart’s continued expansion of its store footprint in key markets in the U.S. and Canada […]

Starbucks 10-ounce Mini Frappuccino available for a limited time this summer

SEATTLE, 2016-Jun-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The 10-ounce Mini Frappuccino is available for a limited time this summer in participating Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada. Did you know that Frappuccino® blended beverages can be customized more than 36,000 ways? That’s a lot of options. For customers looking for lighter beverage options, Starbucks baristas […]