Wegmans hunger relief campaign donations during winter 2015 rose to $1,033,363, a 6% increase over the winter 2014

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ROCHESTER, NY, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the winter 2015 checkout scanning campaign at 26 Wegmans stores in Massachusetts, Buffalo and the Southern Tier of New York, and parts of Pennsylvania, hunger relief donations rose to $1,033,363, a 6% increase over the winter 2014 total. Check Out Hunger allows customers to donate $2 $3, […]

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JCPenney and Eva Longoria team up this spring to launch an exclusive new bedding collection

JCPenney and Eva Longoria team up this spring to launch an exclusive new bedding collection

PLANO, TX, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney and its newest brand partner, actress Eva Longoria, have teamed up this spring to launch an exclusive new bedding collection in over 100 JCPenney stores and on jcpenney.com starting today. Eva Longoria Home™ offers a line of comforter sets, decorative pillows and window treatments featuring an elegant mix […]

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Meijer partners with Scotts-MiracleGro to create Garden Marketplace inside 27 Meijer stores across the Midwest

Meijer partners with Scotts-MiracleGro to create Garden Marketplace inside 27 Meijer stores across the Midwest

Retailer is the first supercenter to work with the national brand for Garden Marketplace project GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer announced today that it is the first supercenter to partner with national lawn care and garden brand, Scotts-MiracleGro, to create a Garden Marketplace inside 27 Meijer stores across the Midwest as […]

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Whole Foods Market events to raise more than $4.6 million for global poverty alleviation as part of Whole Planet Foundation’s 2015 Prosperity Campaign

Whole Foods Market events to raise more than $4.6 million for global poverty alleviation as part of Whole Planet Foundation’s 2015 Prosperity Campaign

AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — From concerts to craft fairs, shoppers took part in thousands of Whole Foods Market events to raise more than $4.6 million for global poverty alleviation. The events were all part of Whole Planet Foundation’s 2015 Prosperity Campaign to boost awareness and support for microlending projects worldwide. “Microcredit offers low-income […]

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Haahtela-rakennuttaminen Oy to implement Kesko construction project of the new commercial centre in Itäkeskus, Helsinki

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Kesko has chosen Haahtela-rakennuttaminen Oy as its partner to implement the construction project of the new commercial centre in Itäkeskus, Helsinki. HELSINKI, Finland, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the project, Haahtela will be responsible for the project management of building work, which includes planning control, purchases, management of contracted-out construction work, rental support […]

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Sainsbury’s teams up with one of the biggest names in motor sport Williams Advanced Engineering to give its store fridges a turbo boost

Sainsbury’s teams up with one of the biggest names in motor sport Williams Advanced Engineering to give its store fridges a turbo boost

Sainsbury’s has teamed up with one of the biggest names in motor sport to give its store fridges a turbo boost. LONDON, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Thanks to the technology of Williams Advanced Engineering, Sainsbury’s fridge systems are being fitted with aerofoils – the same technology that helps to improve the performance of […]

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Starbucks Corporation reported financial results for its 13-week fiscal second quarter and 26-week fiscal year to date ended March 29, 2015

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Comp Store Sales Rise 7% Globally; 7% in the Americas and 12% in CAP; Global Traffic Up 3% Net Revenues Rise 18% to a Q2 Record $4.6 Billion GAAP Operating Income Up 21% to a Q2 Record $778 Million; Non-GAAP Operating Income Up 23% to $789 Million Channel Development Revenues Up 16% and Operating Income […]

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METRO GROUP to adjust the goodwill resulting from companies acquired 17 years ago as part of sustainable repositioning of the hypermarket chain Real

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Around €450 million impairment of goodwill from the takeover of Allkauf and Kriegbaum stores in 1998 No effect on Group guidance before special items Major investments into stores and services intended Düsseldorf, Germany, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of a sustainable repositioning of the hypermarket chain Real, METRO GROUP will adjust the goodwill resulting […]

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BRC Global Standards publishes the second edition of its annual report titled Food Safety – A Global View

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LONDON, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC Global Standards, the world’s biggest provider of safety and quality Standards for the manufacture of safe, legal and quality products, today announced it has published the second edition of its annual report titled Food Safety – A Global View. Each year, BRC Global Standards collects vast amounts […]

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NACS publishes new Site Approval Toolkit to share strategies for retailers seeking zoning approvals

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ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — NACS has published a new Site Approval Toolkit to share strategies for retailers seeking zoning approvals. The 32-page NACS Site Approval Toolkit is designed to help convenience retailers — whether a one-store operator or chain looking to grow store count or modernize a site’s operations — better understand the […]

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Legacy Concepts, LLC to develop 10 new Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Minneapolis

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LEADING COFFEE AND BAKERY CHAIN SEEKS FRANCHISEE CANDIDATES IN MINNEAPOLIS AND MANKATO CANTON, MA, 2015-4-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with new franchise group, Legacy Concepts, LLC, to develop 10 new restaurants in Minneapolis and the […]

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Wegmans turned more than 2.5 million pounds of food scraps into clean, renewable energy in 2014 together with Lawnhurst Farms, Noblehurst Farms and Natural Upcycling

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ROCHESTER, NY, 2015-4-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Every now and then, looking for a solution to one problem leads to better answers on several fronts. Eleven Wegmans stores in the Greater Rochester area are sending food waste to two dairy farms to be turned into energy and useful byproducts, thanks to a technology known as anaerobic […]

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Meijer introduces the fashionable and fun style of Keds into their women’s shoe collection

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-4-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is pleased to announce that they have introduced the fashionable and fun style of Keds into their women’s shoe collection. Keds is an American brand of canvas shoe with rubber soles currently owned by Wolverine World Wide. “Keds are a stylish lifestyle sneaker that appeals to […]

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Whole Foods Market: Without pollinating insects coffee production could drop by up to 40 percent

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Whole Foods Market helps ‘Share the Buzz’ about pollinators and their important role in the global food supply Austin, TX, 2015-4-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Without pollinating insects like honeybees, stingless bees and solitary bees, coffee production could drop by up to 40 percent–a potentially rude awakening for Americans, who consume 400 million cups […]

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Whole Foods Market opens doors to its thirteenth New Jersey store, and second in Morris County

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Retailer to donate 5% of opening day sales to Fosterfields Living Historical Farm Morristown, NJ, 2015-4-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM),America’s Healthiest Grocery Store®, will open the doors to its newest store in Morristown, NJ on Wednesday, April 22nd. This location marks the thirteenth New Jersey store, and second in Morris County. […]

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Wincor Nixdorf AG presents its results for the first half of the current fiscal year 2014/2015; outlined details of the restructuring program

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Paderborn, Germany, 2015-4-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — On presenting its results for the first half of the current fiscal year 2014/2015, Wincor Nixdorf AG outlined details of the restructuring program launched by the company. Prior to this, the company had already announced that it would fail to meet its original guidance issued for the current […]

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CBRE: Global shopping centre development continues to grow particularly in Asia with over 39 million sq m under construction at the end of 2014

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London, 2015-4-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Global shopping centre development continues to grow with a total of 11.4 million square metres (sq m) of new shopping centre space opened in 2014, compared with 10.6 million sq m in 2013. Emerging markets, particularly in Asia, have continued to dominate the shopping centre development pipeline with over […]

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Best Buy and LG: Recycle aging fridges and upgrade to new energy-efficient models with EPA’s “Flip Your Fridge” ENERGY STAR® campaign on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Best Buy and LG: Recycle aging fridges and upgrade to new energy-efficient models with EPA's “Flip Your Fridge” ENERGY STAR® campaign on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Richfield, Minnesota, 2015-4-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Earth Day, Best Buy and LG Electronics USA have joined forces to help the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launch its “Flip Your Fridge” ENERGY STAR® campaign on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, encouraging consumers to responsibly recycle their aging fridges and upgrade to new, energy-efficient models. […]

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LS travel retail North America acquired 20,000 square feet retail space within John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4 from Saveria USA, Inc.

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New joint venture to operate 20,000 square feet of prime specialty retail space at NYC’s busiest terminal QUEENS, NEW YORK, 2015-4-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — With ambitions toward enhancing the shopping experience for the more than 18 million annual travelers passing through John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4, LS travel retail North America, a Lagardère […]

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Starbucks Coffee Company and Kesko Food entered into new licensing agreement to open Starbucks stores within K-stores throughout Finland

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Agreement to open Starbucks stores at grocery locations owned by the Finnish retailer. HELSINKI, Finland, 2015-4-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Coffee Company and Kesko Food have entered into a new licensing agreement to open Starbucks stores within K-stores throughout Finland. The first store will open in K-citymarket Sello in Espoo later this year, […]

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