Category Archives: Retail

Retail Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

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

International Association of Trampoline Parks (IATP) Jumping to New Heights in Europe – 2nd Annual EU Conference & Trade Show

AMSTERDAM, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The International Association of Trampoline Parks (IATP) will hold their 2nd Annual European Conference & Trade Show 21 & 22 May 2018 at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, NL. Conference attendees will have the … Read the full press release

Sanova Pharma GesmbH and Ökopharm GmbH form strategic partnership

Sanova Pharma GesmbH (“Sanova”) and Ökopharm GmbH, two leading Austrian consumer healthcare companies, signed a definitive agreement for a strategic partnership and the acquisition of Ökopharm’s core products. The acquisition is subject to certain closing conditions, including approval by the … Read the full press release

McKesson Europe subsidiary OCP acquires PHR group

OCP, a subsidiary of McKesson Europe, a European distributor of healthcare products and a pharmaceutical retailer, has acquired the PHR group, a major player in pharmacist groups in France. STUTTGART, 12-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At a time when all the players … Read the full press release

California-based Beyond Meat appoints PHW as its sales and distribution partner for the German Market

Los Angeles // Rechterfeld, 12-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — California-based Beyond Meat, which counts Bill Gates and Leonardo DiCaprio among its investors, is working to change the meat we eat by replacing animal protein with plant-based proteins. The company‘s mission is … Read the full press release

Jürgen Gerdes to lead newly created board mandate for Corporate Incubations at Deutsche Post DHL Group

StreetScooter success story to be accelerated in new separate unit Incubator for mobility solutions, digital platforms and automation CEO Frank Appel leads Post – eCommerce – Parcel division Frank Appel: “Jürgen Gerdes will give decisive stimulus” BONN, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

DHL Parcel and DHL eCommerce launch new global fulfillment platform and new fulfillment centers in the UK, Americas and Southeast Asia

Global fulfillment platform enables worldwide order management New fulfillment centers in the United Kingdom, the Americas and Southeast Asia BONN, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Parcel and DHL eCommerce are now offering online retailers a global solution for their e-commerce … Read the full press release

Crédit Agricole Payment Services and Wirecard to start their next generation digital partnership in payment services

Wirecard and Crédit Agricole Payment Services launch together innovative digital payment services in France and other European countries Both market leaders will shape the future of digital commerce together Aschheim (Munich)/Paris, 05-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Crédit Agricole Payment Services (CAPS), a … Read the full press release

Shop Direct to use SAS Contextual Analysis to deepen its real-time insight into customer buying behaviour

SAS helps online retailer make sure customers keep coming back for more Marlow, UK, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Shop Direct, the UK’s second biggest online pure-play retailer, has extended its relationship with SAS to further improve customer engagement and strengthen loyalty. Shop Direct … Read the full press release

Co-op opens new food store in Market Harborough following a £1.9M investment

MANCHESTER, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Co-op serves-up a new food store in Market Harborough following a £1.9M investment creating 15 jobs. The Leicester Road store launches on Thursday, 15 March, with representatives from Market Harborough Primary Academy and the Market Harborough Fire … Read the full press release

Harald Xperience first in Finland to take augmented reality (AR) to restaurants

HELSINKI, 14-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Harald Xperience Ltd. is the first company in Finland to introduce an application with AR aimed to enhance the customer experience in restaurants. The application called EatX allows the customer to visualize the various dishes … Read the full press release

Co-op: customers can check-out their own purchases on their phone without visiting a till

MANCHESTER, 08-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The old adage that the UK is a nation of shopkeepers could soon ring true as the Co-op today, Wednesday, 7 March, unveils a convenient future where customers can check-out their own purchases on their phone, without visiting … Read the full press release