IKEA U.S. launches new kitchen system called SEKTION

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CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2014-9-19— /EPR Retail News/ — Starting February 2, 2015, IKEA U.S. will begin selling a new kitchen system called SEKTION, which will replace the current AKURUM system. SEKTION is a more modular system and will offer new opportunities for better use of the interior space inside each cabinet plus an option for integrated lighting. […]

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Renowned French Chef Daniel Boulud launches new line of smoked salmon available exclusively at Whole Foods Market stores

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Three flavors of DANIEL BOULUD SMOKED SALMON – responsibly sourced and expertly crafted, hits store shelves throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut New York, NY, 2014-9-19— /EPR Retail News/ — Renowned French Chef Daniel Boulud, in collaboration with Markus Draxler of Solex Fine Foods and Catsmo Artisan Smokehouse, has launched a new line of smoked […]

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Retail Industry Leaders Association appointments: Sue Pifer as the Vice President of Compliance and Tiffin Shewmake as the Director of the Center for Retail Compliance

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Executives Will Be Tasked With Overseeing Completion Of Comprehensive Retail Industry Compliance Tool Arlington, VA, 2014-9-19— /EPR Retail News/ — Today the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced the addition of two executives.  Sue Pifer will join the association as the Vice President of Compliance and Tiffin Shewmake as the Director of the Center for […]

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NACS launches Ideas 2 Go website

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​ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2014-9-19— /EPR Retail News/ — The convenience and fuel retailing industry’s deepest video archives just became more accessible with the launch of the new NACS Ideas 2 Go website at nacsonline.com/ideas2go. The site allows retailers to search for best practices by topic from dozens of Ideas 2 Go video segments. It also showcases NACS […]

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Rite Aid Corporation reports operating results for its fiscal second quarter ended August 30, 2014

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Second Quarter Net Income of $127.8 Million and Net Income per Diluted Share of $0.13, Compared to Prior Year’s Second Quarter Net Income of $32.8 Million and   Net Income per Diluted Share of $0.03 Second Quarter Adjusted EBITDA of $364.2 Million Compared to Adjusted EBITDA of $341.6 Million in Prior Second Quarter Rite Aid Lowers […]

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Florida Georgia Line’s exclusive deluxe edition of their second album “Anything Goes” available on Target

Florida Georgia Line's exclusive deluxe edition of their second album “Anything Goes” available on Target

MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-9-19— /EPR Retail News/ — Following the success of their first studio album, “Here’s to the Good Times” and most notably the chart-topping single “Cruise” Florida Georgia Line has partnered with Target on the exclusive deluxe edition of their second album, “Anything Goes.” The album’s first single, “Dirt” was released on July 8, and has remained near the […]

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BBVA Compass deploys Wincor Check Cash Consolidation Server to automate cash and check deposit processing through ATMs

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Real-Time Services Give Bank Customers Faster Access to ATM Deposits Paderborn, Germany, 2014-9-19— /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf today announced that BBVA Compass is actively using the Wincor Check Cash Consolidation Server (CCCS), which automates cash and check deposit processing and helps give the bank’s customers faster access to their money through ATMs. As part […]

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CBRE Group, Inc. receives the U.S. Green Building Council’s Best of Building award as the “Best Real Estate Services Contractor” for 2014

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CBRE’s Global Energy & Sustainability LEED Team Chosen as “Best Real Estate Services Contractor” ​Los Angeles, 2014-9-19— /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. today announced that it received the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Best of Building award as the “Best Real Estate Services Contractor” for 2014. The Best of Building Awards celebrate the year’s […]

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REWE Digital acquires leading technology provider of e-commerce solutions commercetools

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Intensification of digital activities through advanced web shop technology Cologne, 2014-9-19— /EPR Retail News/ — REWE Digital, a company of REWE Group, has acquired commercetools, a leading technology provider of e-commerce solutions, which is known for its high-performance cloud software. Commercetools will intensify the combine-wide digital activities of REWE Group with its advanced web shop technologies, […]

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The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. partnered with Wells Fargo Capital Finance to refinance its existing senior debt

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Montvale, N.J., 2014-9-19— /EPR Retail News/ — The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P) today announced that it completed the refinancing of its existing senior debt on terms favorable to the Company. A&P successfully partnered with Wells Fargo Capital Finance to arrange the new $300 million senior secured ABL facility and $270 million senior […]

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Starbucks and the Seahawks team up to raise money for A Better Seattle

Starbucks and the Seahawks team up to raise money for A Better Seattle

SEATTLE, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — As long-time supporters of the Seattle community, Starbucks and the Seahawks are teaming up to raise money for A Better Seattle (ABS) an initiative founded by Head Coach Pete Carroll who believes in helping people be the best they can be on and off the field. ABS partners with […]

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New Starbucks® app for Android™ free and available for download at Google Play

New Starbucks® app for Android™ free and available for download at Google Play

SEATTLE, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Through the new Starbucks® app for Android™, customers in the U.S., U.K. and Canada can now experience a streamlined design, including “Shake to Pay,” and easy access to their account and My Starbucks Rewards® information. Additionally, customers can now recognize their barista with a tip from their Android™ or […]

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Tesco to supply 40,000 boxes of nutritious cereal to breakfast club charity Magic Breakfast for children to start the day with healthy meal

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Cheshunt, England, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Thousands of children are set to benefit from a brand new charity partnership between Tesco and breakfast club charity Magic Breakfast. Magic Breakfast provides free food to over 8,500 school children in more than 250 primary schools every day, helping to make sure pupils don’t start their morning lessons […]

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Carrefour partner and franchise the Majid Al Futtaim Group opened two new stores under the Carrefour banner in Dubai

Carrefour partner and franchise the Majid Al Futtaim Group opened two new stores under the Carrefour banner in Dubai

DUBAI, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour partner and franchise, the Majid Al Futtaim Group, has opened two new stores under the Carrefour banner in Dubai: Carrefour “Burjuman Dubai” and Carrefour Market “Wasl Road.” The Carrefour “Burjuman Dubai” hypermarket opened at the end of August in Dubai city, United Arab Emirates. Carrefour “Burjuman Dubai”, with […]

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Carrefour Italia opened its first supermarket Carrefour Market “Gourmet” in Milan

Carrefour Italia opened its first supermarket Carrefour Market “Gourmet” in Milan

MILAN, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Italia opened its first supermarket Carrefour Market “Gourmet”. Located in Piazza Gramsci 13 in Milan, this innovative store offers a selection of Italian excellence in all the food sectors in a convenience of a neighborhood supermarket. Fruits and vegetable products of the season produced on the spot, fresh […]

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Argos to hire around 10,000 seasonal workers to help serve Argos’ 60 million customers during Christmas shopping season

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Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Leading high street retailer Argos is looking for around 10,000 seasonal workers to help serve the 60 million customers who will shop with Argos during the peak Christmas shopping season. Extra customer advisors will be on hand to ensure millions of wish lists are fulfilled in time for […]

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Kesko opens three new stores in St. Petersburg, Russia

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St. Petersburg, Russia, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko opened three new stores in St. Petersburg today. The new K-ruoka, K-rauta and Intersport stores are located in a property owned by Kesko in the northern part of the city, at Parashutnaya Ulitsa 60, on the main street leading out of the city to the ring […]

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John Lewis to create more than 100 new jobs with the opening of ‘at home’ shop in Worcester in 2017

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LONDON, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis has today announced plans to open an at home shop in Worcester in 2017. The shop will be located in between junctions six and seven of the M5 on a new retail scheme. The site at Newtown Road is being developed by Land Securities plc. John Lewis […]

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Channel 4 confirms substantial 14 episode recommission of Weekend Kitchen with Waitrose

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LONDON, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Channel 4 has confirmed a substantial 14 episode recommission of Weekend Kitchen with Waitrose – the first time an advertiser funded programme in the live cookery genre has been renewed by the broadcaster.  This recommission will see the show build on the success of its initial 12 week run […]

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Four-time Paralympic Champion and Active Kids ambassador Ellie Simmonds OBE joined local children to open a new Sainsbury’s convenience store in Stratford East Village

Four-time Paralympic Champion and Active Kids ambassador Ellie Simmonds OBE joined local children to open a new Sainsbury’s convenience store in Stratford East Village

LONDON, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Four-time Paralympic Champion and Active Kids ambassador, Ellie Simmonds OBE, joined local children to open a new Sainsbury’s convenience store on 15 September, on the site of her medal haul at London 2012. The new store, in Stratford East Village, employs 25 people and offers an excellent range of […]

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