Federated Co-operatives Limited’s record 2014 revenue ranked it #43 on Financial Post Magazine’s rankings of the 500 largest companies in Canada

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Saskatoon, Canada, 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Federated Co-operatives Limited’s (FCL) record revenue in 2014 has placed it in the top 50 of the Financial Post Magazine’s rankings of the 500 largest companies in Canada for the third year in a row. Based on 2014 financial results, FCL earned $10.8 billion in revenue, an […]

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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) published the 5th issue of its internationally recognised BRC Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials

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LONDON, 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has published the fifth issue of its internationally recognised BRC Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials on 1 July 2015, and audits against Issue 5 will begin on 1 January 2016. The Standard now provides a framework for all types of packaging […]

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Tribeca’s David Bouley will team with the staff of Next Door by Wegmans to create an innovative dinner at the Wegmans Orchard

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Rochester, NY, 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tribeca restaurateur David Bouley will team with the staff of Next Door by Wegmans to create an innovative dinner at the Wegmans Orchard. The dinner will feature an insightful talk on “The Power of Food as Medicine” led by Dr. Mark Hyman, MD. Dr. Hyman is a nine-time […]

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Meijer commits nearly $100 million to purchasing local produce

Meijer commits nearly $100 million to purchasing local produce

Expanded program includes more than 125 growers throughout the Midwest GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — As Meijer continues to expand across the Midwest, its commitment to purchasing local produce has also grown to represent an annual economic impact of nearly $100 million. “Meijer has a longstanding commitment to buying locally-grown produce when […]

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Moody’s Investors Service upgraded X5 Retail Group’s credit rating to Ba3 from B1

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Amsterdam, 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group (“X5″ or “the Company”), a leading Russian food retailer, announced today that the rating agency Moody’s Investors Service (“Moody’s”) upgraded the Company’s credit rating (corporate family rating – CFR) to Ba3 from B1. The outlook on the rating is stable. “The upgrade of X5’s ratings […]

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Whole Foods Market opens its second Union County store in Clark, New Jersey

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Clark, NJ, 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is excited to announce the opening of its second Union County store in Clark, New Jersey on Friday, August 7th. The grocer’s fourteenth New Jersey store is situated in the center of the highly anticipated Clark Commons Shopping Center, located at 1255 Raritan Road. At 41,000 […]

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7‑Eleven to offer delivery to customers with San Francisco-based technology company Postmates

7‑Eleven teams with tech start-up Postmates to provide San Francisco Bay-area consumers with the ultimate convenience:  on-demand delivery. Service through the Postmates app starts July 1.

Retailer Teams with Postmates for On Demand Delivery in San Francisco DALLAS, 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc. takes its mantra of “what customers want, when and where they want it” a giant step further as it begins to offer delivery to customers with San Francisco-based technology company Postmates. Select stores in San Francisco and […]

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Nintendo’s Dark Pit amiibo exclusively available at Best Buy starting July 31

Nintendo’s Dark Pit amiibo exclusively available at Best Buy starting July 31

SEATTLE, 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — To say Nintendo’s amiibo are popular would be quite the understatement. The $12.99 interactive figures have captivated gamers and collectors alike, and everyone seems to have a favorite character. Come July 31, the Dark Pit amiibo will be released, and he can only be found at your local Best Buy store. You […]

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CBRE Global Investors closed CBRE Strategic Partners U.S. Value 7, L.P., with equity commitments of more than $1.3 billion

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LOS ANGELES, 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Global Investors today announced the final closing of CBRE Strategic Partners U.S. Value 7, L.P., with equity commitments of more than $1.3 billion from 26 institutional investors in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Strategic Partners U.S. Value 7, which is now closed to new […]

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Chef Robert Irvine’s new company of nutritionally improved food products exclusively at Giant’s 168 stores throughout the mid-Atlantic region

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The cost-effective partnership was commemorated with more than $25,000 in donations and sponsorships to USO-Metro as part of the companies’ shared philanthropic mission Washington D.C., 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chef Robert Irvine and Giant Food of Landover, Md., announced today that the renowned Chef’s new company of nutritionally improved food products will initially be available […]

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Sanjay Singh appointed senior vice president to lead QVC newly formed Business Planning & Analysis (BP&A) group

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WEST CHESTER, PA., 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — QVC, the global leader in video and ecommerce retail, today announced the appointment of Sanjay Singh as senior vice president to lead its newly formed Business Planning & Analysis (BP&A) group. Singh will be responsible for developing financial insights and driving integrated global business and financial planning across […]

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Wegmans unveils new online Mix-and-Match Meal Guide

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ROCHESTER, NY, 2015-7-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new Mix-and-Match Meal Guide from Wegmans Food Markets might just be the next best thing to having a personal chef. The guide can be viewed online at Wegmans.com, and if you sign in, you can pick what appeals to you, click, and your shopping list is ready. With […]

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IKEA to open its store in St. Louis on September 30, 2015

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ST. LOUIS, MO, 2015-7-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced that its future St. Louis store will open 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, expanding the IKEA presence in the Midwestern United States. It will be the Swedish company’s first store in Missouri, and 41st in the U.S., […]

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Starbucks committed to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses by the year 2018

Starbucks committed to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses by the year 2018

SEATTLE, 2015-7-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — On a rainy Seattle afternoon this past April, members of Starbucks Armed Forces Network (AFN) didn’t let the weather stop them from volunteering at an urban farm. They planted, mulched and got covered in mud — all to help grow fruits and vegetables for local homeless veterans. They have returned to […]

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Starbucks Coffee Company and Casino Restauration partner to open Starbucks stores within Géant Casino Hypermarkets and Casino Supermarkets across France

Starbucks Coffee Company and Casino Restauration partner to open Starbucks stores within Géant Casino Hypermarkets and Casino Supermarkets across France

FRANCE, 2015-7-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Coffee Company and Casino Restauration (subsidiary of Groupe Casino) today announce a licensed partnership that will open Starbucks stores within Géant Casino Hypermarkets and Casino Supermarkets across France. The first store is expected to open before the end of 2015. Casino Restauration will be operating full-format Starbucks® […]

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Sainsbury’s launches new home grown British lettuce variety developed specially for Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury’s launches new home grown British lettuce variety developed specially for Sainsbury’s

LONDON, 2015-7-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is launching a new and exclusive British lettuce variety that offers customers the chance to enjoy a brand new home grown favourite throughout the summer months. The Red Butterhead variety has been developed specially for Sainsbury’s and is grown in Lincolnshire during a short season which runs […]

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J Sainsbury plc: Chief Financial Officer John Rogers will expand his role to include Business Development

J Sainsbury plc: Chief Financial Officer John Rogers will expand his role to include Business Development

LONDON, 2015-7-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — J Sainsbury plc is today announcing changes to positions on the plc Board and Operating Board. John Rogers, Chief Financial Officer, will expand his role to include Business Development.  Helen Buck, who previously had responsibility for this area, will be stepping down from the Operating Board on 31 July. In his […]

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Homebase features new range of Autumn/Winter homewares, furniture and accessories

Homebase features new range of Autumn/Winter homewares, furniture and accessories

Milton Keynes, 2015-7-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Get ready for the change in seasons with a stylish new range of homewares, furniture and accessories from leading home enhancement retailer Homebase. The AW15 collection features an array of products across four brand new collections; Homestead, Refined Elegance, Retreat and Highland Heritage. Delve into the depths of […]

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IKEA US to again raise its minimum hourly wage in existing stores effective January 1, 2016

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Conshohocken, PA, 2015-6-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA US announced today that it will again raise its minimum hourly wage in existing stores. Effective January 1, 2016, the average minimum hourly wage paid in IKEA US stores will increase from $10.76 to $11.87, a $1.11 or 10.3% increase. This is $4.62 above the current federal […]

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Amcal again voted as the leading service provider in the pharmacy sector winning the 2015 Readers Digest Quality Service Award

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Victoria, Australia, 2015-6-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amcal has again been recognised by the Australian public as the leading service provider in the pharmacy sector, winning the 2015 Readers Digest Quality Service Award. Amcal recorded a combined consumer Quality Service Index score of 78 in the extensive national online survey and grabbed by far […]

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