Giant Food to open its new store located at 8970 Burke Lake Road in Springfield on June 19

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Landover, Md., 2015-5-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Giant Food today announced that the doors of its new store located at 8970 Burke Lake Road in Springfield will open on Friday, June 19 at 6:00 a.m. The store, located inside the Kings Park Shopping Center, was re-built from the ground up and is nearly twice as […]

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The Co-operative voted the UK’s favourite convenience store by shoppers at the CTP Awards

Co-op employees receiving the CTP Award for "Overall Best Convenience Retailer” in 2015

The Co-operative been voted the UK’s favourite convenience store by shoppers. MANCHESTER, 2015-5-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CTP (Convenience Tracking Programme) awards 2015* quizzed 20,000 convenience store shoppers and 2,000 store staff and managers, and the Co-op beat off competition from the likes of Marks & Spencer, Little Waitrose and Sainsbury’s to scoop  […]

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The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) issues statement in response to the passage of Trade Promotion Authority in the US Senate

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Arlington , VA, 2015-5-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) issued the following statement in response to the passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) in the United States Senate. “Retailers applaud the Senate for passing this important trade legislation that will pave the way to reduced trade barriers for American businesses and […]

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Rite Aid’s VP of pharmacy services Mike Podgurski named the 2015 Honorary President by the National Association of the Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)

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CAMP HILL, PA, 2015-5-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) announced today that Mike Podgurski, Rite Aid’s vice president of pharmacy services, has been named the 2015 Honorary President by the National Association of the Boards of Pharmacy (NABP). The honor is awarded each year to an individual in recognition of their […]

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Meijer to acquire national specialty pharmacy and health services company Aureus Health Services

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Addition of specialty pharmacy capability to enhance Meijer customer offerings GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-5-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Aureus Health Services, a national specialty pharmacy and health services company based in Pittsburgh, Pa. and a portfolio company of BelHealth Investment Partners, to enhance its […]

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Haggen Pacific Southwest to donate more than 1m pounds of food to local food banks from the 100 new store openings throughout California, Arizona and Nevada

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HAGGEN DONATING 1 MILLION POUNDS OF FOOD TO LOCAL FOOD BANKS AS PART OF NEW STORE OPENINGS IN CALIFORNIA, ARIZONA AND NEVADA Haggen Continues Tradition of Giving Back In Partnership with Feeding America To Support Communities Surrounding 100 New Pacific Southwest Stores Irvine, Calif.,  2015-5-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Continuing a long history of giving back […]

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Wegmans Food Markets to deliver 15,877 pounds of nonperishable food to the Capital Area Food Bank

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LORTON, VA, 2015-5-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets will deliver a truckload of 15,877 pounds of nonperishable food to the Capital Area Food Bank, the region’s largest hunger relief organization, on Thursday, May 28 at 12 PM. The delivery will take place at the CAFB’s Northern Virginia location (6833 Hill Park Drive, Lorton, VA […]

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Auntie Anne’s announces the arrival of new limited-time only menu item, the Cheddar Stuffed Pretzel Nuggets

Auntie Anne’s announces the arrival of new limited-time only menu item, the Cheddar Stuffed Pretzel Nuggets

Iconic Soft Pretzel Franchise Introduces New Cheddar Stuffed Pretzel Nuggets LANCASTER, Pa., 2015-5-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Auntie Anne’s, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, announced today the arrival of a new, limited-time only menu item to join its wide array of freshly-baked pretzel products. Available nationwide beginning May 18, Cheddar Stuffed Pretzel Nuggets offer […]

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Homebase: The Garden Academy returns for its third consecutive year to offer young people opportunity to kick start a career in gardening

Homebase: The Garden Academy returns for its third consecutive year to offer young people opportunity to kick start a career in gardening

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-5-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — A ground-breaking training scheme is returning for its third consecutive year to offer young people a once in a lifetime opportunity to kick start a career in gardening. The Garden Academy was set up in 2013 between Homebase and multiple award-winning garden designer Adam Frost to help […]

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Sainsbury’s: from Halloween 2015 all children’s dress-up outfits will be tested to the British nightwear flammability safety standard

Sainsbury’s: from Halloween 2015 all children’s dress-up outfits will be tested to the British nightwear flammability safety standard

LONDON, 2015-5-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s today announces that, from Halloween 2015, all children’s dress-up outfits will be tested to the British nightwear flammability safety standard, the toughest standard that currently exists. Current regulation requires dress-up to be tested to European toy standards1 From Halloween 2015, all children’s dress-up sold by Sainsbury’s will also […]

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Carrefour Taiwan opened 73rd store: Xi Ke store in Hsi Chih science park

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TAIWAN, 2015-5-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — On May 8th 2015 , Carrefour Taiwan opened 73rd store : Xi Ke store in Hsi Chih science park. Xi Ke store is a store with 1 level, in total 6864m2 sales area. The building is co-constructed with Taiwan Railway Xi Ke station which have 70 thousand commuters […]

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Starbucks opens Military Family Store near Hill Air Force Base in Clearfield, Utah

Starbucks opens Military Family Store near Hill Air Force Base in Clearfield, Utah

SEATTLE, 2015-5-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — “Everyone told me when you leave the military you’ll never find the camaraderie you have now,” said Mike Campbell, a U.S. Navy veteran. “I actually found it on day one working at Starbucks.” Campbell is one of 3,700 partners (employees) with a military affiliation who have joined Starbucks […]

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METRO GROUP launched the first online platform for comprehensive learning materials on the trade sector

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Online portal www.handel-erklaert.de provides learning materials for secondary and vocational schools Ad-free, educationally refined teaching materials on key aspects of trade Offering underscores industries importance as a key economic sector with more than 33 million employees across Europe Düsseldorf, Germany, 2015-5-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — METRO GROUP, the German Retail Federation HDE and the Federation of […]

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Meijer opens two new supercenters in Northern Illinois; 190,000-square-foot stores in Rockford and Machesney Park

Meijer opens two new supercenters in Northern Illinois; 190,000-square-foot stores in Rockford and Machesney Park

190,000-square-foot stores in Rockford and Machesney Park feature fresh produce delivered daily and pharmacy services promoting family health GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer has opened two new supercenters in Northern Illinois, Co-Chairman Hank Meijer announced today. The 190,000-square-foot stores in Rockford and Machesney Park together have created more than 500 new […]

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ICSC Foundation presents the Charles Grossman Graduate Scholarships to Garrett Biss and Charles Griffith

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Garrett Biss and Charles Griffith Honored with Prestigious Scholarships NEW YORK, 2015-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its mission to encourage the continuing education of retail real estate professionals, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Foundation has presented the Charles Grossman Graduate Scholarships to Garrett Biss and Charles Griffith, honoring their onset […]

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NACS survey: More Vacationers say that they will travel by car this summer

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ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2015-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — One in four Americans (27%) say that they will take more time on vacation trips this summer, and  86% of these vacationers say that they will travel by car, according to new consumer survey results released by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). Affordability is the top reason […]

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CarMax, Inc. now accepts applications for the company’s first store in Richmond, Texas

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RICHMOND, Virginia, 2015-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is currently hiring for the company’s first store in Richmond, Texas. It is CarMax’s 6th store in the Houston area and 15 th store in the state of Texas. The new store, which is more than 50,000 square-feet, […]

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US Foods opens new 500,000 square foot, LEED-certified facility in Seabrook, N.H.

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New 500,000 square foot, LEED-certified facility opens to better serve customers throughout New England Seabrook, N.H., 2015-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods is bringing a whole new level of convenience and value to New England area chefs and restaurateurs as it opens its newest distribution center in Seabrook, N.H. “The new efficient and modern facility […]

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IKEA to host its annual Midsummer Smörgåsbord event in the restaurants of all IKEA U.S. stores on June 12

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Tickets Available for $16.99 Adults / $4.99 Kids 12 & Under; Discounted Prices for IKEA FAMILY* Members ($12.99 Adults / $2.99 Kids 12 & Under) CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 2015-5-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA is hosting its annual Midsummer Smörgåsbord event in the restaurants of all IKEA U.S. stores on Friday, June 12. “Midsommar” (midsummer) marks the […]

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IKEA begins the coworker recruitment process for its future St. Louis store, opening Fall 2015

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ST. LOUIS, MO, 2015-5-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced it has begun the coworker recruitment process for its future St. Louis store, opening Fall 2015 along Interstate 64 at the intersection of Vandeventer and Forest Park Avenues in the Cortex Innovation District. Candidates interested in working at the […]

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