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Retail Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Jinqing Cai appointed President of Kering Greater China

PARIS, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kering is reinforcing its corporate team in Greater China in order to adapt to the fast-changing business environment in this market, which has been continuously growing in importance for the luxury industry since Gucci opened … Read the full press release

Alcon announces an immediate, voluntary market withdrawal of the CyPass Micro-Stent from the global market

Decision based on five-year data from COMPASS-XT long-term safety study Alcon advises ophthalmic surgeons to cease further implantation BASEL, 31-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Reflecting its uncompromising commitment to patient safety, Alcon today announced an immediate, voluntary market withdrawal of the CyPass Micro-Stent from … Read the full press release

Roland Berger’s European Retail Banking Survey: Digitalization and new business models have created a growing gap between product creation and product sales in the banking sector

MUNICH, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Digitalization and new business models have created a growing gap between product creation and product sales in the banking sector. Digital platforms are already giving incumbent banks’ competitors access to the majority of their customer base … Read the full press release

Albert Heijn to start 12-week test of a new app called “Find My Product”

ZAANDAM, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Albert Heijn is continuing to search for new ways to serve customers. The brand announced this week that its store in Hoofddorp in the Netherlands will begin a 12-week test of a new app called “Find … Read the full press release

Delhaize becomes the first Belgian retailer to introduce the Nutri-Score food label

ZAANDAM, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Delhaize becomes the first Belgian retailer to introduce the Nutri-Score food label, now providing shoppers with at-a-glance guidance about the nutritional quality of products that included certain own-brand yogurt and cereal. Customers will soon find the … Read the full press release

The deal granting Nestlé the perpetual rights to market Starbucks Consumer Packaged Goods and Foodservice products globally closed

Vevey, Switzerland/ Seattle, WA, USA, 28-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé and Starbucks Corporation today announced the closing of the deal granting Nestlé the perpetual rights to market Starbucks Consumer Packaged Goods and Foodservice products globally, outside of the company’s coffee shops. … Read the full press release

DATA4 Brings Pioneering Payment Systems to Kiosk Summit 2018

Fully integrated and automatic self-service systems to increase sales and improve crowd management TREVISO, Italy, 27-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DATA4, manufacturer of innovative self-service and automatic systems for the payment of goods and services in cash or electronically, will showcase … Read the full press release

The new four-door coupé Audi Q8 SUV now available in Audi dealerships

Four-door SUV coupé enriches the premium brand’s full-size class Audi A8, A7, A6 and Q8 – a family with different characters Full-size model lines adopt host of technologies from the flagship Audi A8 INGOLSTADT, 21-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The new Audi … Read the full press release

Co-op Director Tina Mitchell confirmed as a finalist in the Barclaycard everywoman in Retail Awards, 2018

MANCHESTER, 13-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Co-op Divisional Managing Director, Tina Mitchell, has been confirmed as a finalist in the Barclaycard everywoman in Retail Awards, 2018. The prestigious awards, which were founded in 2007, searched for “pioneering finalists who defy tradition”. Judges unanimously … Read the full press release

Marks & Spencer (M&S) and Decoded to create the world’s first Data Academy in retail

Over 1,000 M&S colleagues to be upskilled as part of the data skills initiative Employees to enrol in ‘The Data Fellowship’ – a programme fully funded by the Government’s Apprenticeship Levy Collaboration with a world class digital partner is part … Read the full press release

RCH Europe Brings New Innovative Selling Solutions to FAFGA 2018

Smart POS systems for the hospitality industry TREVISO, Italy, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology is revolutionising the way in which we live and do business. In the hospitality industry where speed and quality of service is critical, organisations must embrace … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered named Vishu Ramachandran as new Group Head, Retail Banking

LONDON, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered has appointed Vishu Ramachandran in the new role of Group Head, Retail Banking, further strengthening a team that is focused on delivering world-class banking services to customers in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. … Read the full press release

Capgemini’s Lyons Consulting Group led the redesign of iconic resort wear brand Lilly Pulitzer’s online presence

LYONSCG delivers a cross-cloud unified experience with Salesforce Commerce Cloud and Marketing Cloud CHICAGO, IL, USA, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Lyons Consulting Group (LYONSCG), part of the CapgeminiGroup (CAP.PA), today announced that it helped lead the redesign of iconic resort wear brand  Lilly Pulitzer’s … Read the full press release

Co-op store in Tonyrefail, Porth to re-launch on Friday, June 1st following a £1M makeover

MANCHESTER, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Co-op is set to serve-up a new-look food store in Tonyrefail, near Porth, following a £1M makeover. The new-look store, in Penrhiwfer Road, will re-launch on Friday, 1, June, following the six week programme of works to … Read the full press release

Nagarro sets up technical center in Malta to focus on growing iGaming clientele

Expanded Malta presence makes Nagarro the ideal strategic partner for iGaming and fintech companies. Malta’s near-shore location will also help in providing superior support and data protection to European customers MALTA, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nagarro, a leading provider of high-end … Read the full press release

Evonik’s Alibaba flagship store now carries MetAMINO® and Mepron® (DL-Methionine Feed Grade)

ESSEN, 30-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MetAMINO® and Mepron® (DL-Methionine Feed Grade) are now available on Evonik flagship store on Alibaba.com. With the access to the Alibaba online store, more small and medium-sized feed processing enterprises can learn about genuine Evonik … Read the full press release

Zumtobel Group opens new light centre in the IZD Tower on Wagramer Strasse, Vienna

New light centre expands sales location in the IZD Tower acdc, Thorn, Zumtobel and Zumtobel Group Services brands represented Design concept in cooperation with Snøhetta Light can be experienced as a material and pure matter Dornbirn, Austria, 21-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Skanska begins GBP 141 M worth construction of mixed-use scheme in London

Skanska has signed a contract with The Olayan Group to build K1 Knightsbridge, a mixed-use scheme in London, UK, that combines commercial, residential and retail development. The contract is worth GBP 141 M, about SEK 1.6 billion, which will be … Read the full press release

McLaren Toronto crowned as top performer from McLaren’s global network of 86 retailers

Third edition of the awards recognizes business performance and outstanding customer service North America celebrates five retailers in McLaren’s top 12 Premier Club Woking, United Kingdom, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — McLaren Toronto has been named McLaren Automotive’s Global Retailer of the … Read the full press release

McLaren Ascot crowned McLaren European Retailer of the Year 2017

The third edition of Awards recognise business performance and outstanding customer service Record year for UK retailer network with 23% increase in sales and 550 cars sold Woking, United Kingdom, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — McLaren Ascot has been named McLaren Automotive … Read the full press release

Burberry to acquire luxury leather-goods business from CF&P

LONDON, 15-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Burberry today announces it has entered into an agreement to acquire a luxury leather-goods business from longstanding Italian partner CF&P. CF&P employees, including the team of expert craftsmen who have worked closely with Burberry for more … Read the full press release

Luxottica to roll out the Sunglass Hut retail concept in Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s stores across the United States

MILAN, 14-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Luxottica Group (MTA: LUX), a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear, and Bass Pro Outdoor World, L.L.C., an American premier outdoor company, today signed an agreement to roll out … Read the full press release

ECE to develop the most modern and attractive shopping center in Hungary

HAMBURG, 14-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ECE plans to develop a new shopping center in Budapest. The project area is located in the Northwestern part of the Hungarian capital, close to the Danube River, on the site of a former textile … Read the full press release

Destatis: German local courts report 1,624 business insolvencies in February 2018; 2.8% increase YoY

WIESBADEN, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In February 2018 German local courts reported 1,624 business insolvencies. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that this was a 2.8% increase compared with February 2017. In February 2018, the largest number of business insolvencies was … Read the full press release

BMW Group: The ECKART 2018 for “Creative Responsibility” goes to the Union Square Greenmarket in New York

Fresh, regional, authentic: The Union Square Greenmarket has connected the steel and concrete heart of New York City to nature and helped promote sustainable, healthy eating and regional products for years. MUNICH, 08-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The jury of the international … Read the full press release

Nestlé to market Starbucks consumer and foodservice products globally

Nestlé and Starbucks bring together the world’s most iconic coffee brands.  Vevey, Switzerland, 08-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé today announced an agreement granting the company perpetual rights to market Starbucks consumer and foodservice products globally, outside of the company’s coffee shops. … Read the full press release

Europe’s leading online supplier of bike and outdoor products internetstores opens the first brick-and-mortar store for its fahrrad.de brand

Further openings planned in Berlin and Düsseldorf BERLIN, 04-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — internetstores, Europe’s leading online supplier of bike and outdoor products, launches its multichannel strategy and now makes its leading brand, fahrrad.de, available in brick-and-mortar stores. On 11 May … Read the full press release

De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) and Dutch Payments Association study: Number of smartphone payments in P2P transactions is steadily increasing in Netherlands

AMSTERDAM, 03-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — While most P2P payments are still made in cash, the number of smartphone payments is on the rise. Contrary to payments at points of sale (41.4% cash payments and 58.1% electronic payments), cash payments are still … Read the full press release

Diageo to transform its Scotch whisky visitor experiences in the biggest concerted programme ever seen in Scotland’s whisky tourism sector

New Johnnie Walker global brand attraction & distillery upgrades to grow appeal of scotch LONDON, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Diageo announces a £150 million investment over three years to transform its Scotch whisky visitor experiences in the biggest concerted programme … Read the full press release

DHL appointed to run the new M&S South East distribution centre at Welham Green, Hertfordshire

LONDON, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marks & Spencer today announces that its Hardwick distribution centre (DC) on Hardwick Grange, near Warrington, will close and that DHL has been appointed to run the new M&S South East distribution centre at Welham Green, … Read the full press release