Rite Aid sales results for October: same store sales up 5.5%; front-end same store sales up 2% and Pharmacy same store sales increased 7.1%

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2014-10-31— /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today announced sales results for October. Monthly Sales For the four weeks ended Oct. 25, 2014, same store sales increased 5.5 percent over the prior-year period. October front-end same store sales increased 2.0 percent. Pharmacy same store sales, which included an approximate 228 […]

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J. C. Penney Company, Inc. to release its third quarter 2014 financial results on November 12

Conference Call and Webcast at 4:30 p.m. ET PLANO, Texas, 2014-10-31— /EPR Retail News/ —  J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced today that it will release its third quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, November 12 at 4:00 p.m. ET. This will be followed by a live conference call and webcast conducted by Chief Executive […]

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Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft will return to Grand Rapids on July 20-26, 2015 at Blythefield Country Club

Excitement builds for 2015 on heels of successful inaugural tournament GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-10-31— /EPR Retail News/ — After a successful inaugural tournament that generated $600,000 for food pantries across the Midwest, the Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft will return to Grand Rapids in 2015 for another week of community events and the best women golfers […]

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7‑Eleven® invites customers in its second “pay-it-forward” pizza campaign this Halloween weekend

Retailer Invites Customers to Pay it Forward with Pizza PORTLAND, Ore., 2014-10-31— /EPR Retail News/ — Halloween can be a scary holiday for kids. But not having enough food is even scarier for too many kids in the greater Portland and Vancouver, Wash., areas. Local 7‑Eleven® stores are inviting residents to do something about it this Halloween […]

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Toys“R”Us®’s annual resource for wishers and wish-granters The Great Big Christmas Book has arrived!

Toys“R”Us Welcomes Families to Build Christmas Wish Lists and Experience the Hottest Toys of 2014 at “Ultimate Wish Saturday” Events in November; The World’s Greatest Toy Store™ Makes it Easy to Give the Gift of Play this Holiday Season with Price Match Guarantee, Free In-Store Pickup, Better-Than-Ever Rewards“R”Us Loyalty Program and Free Shipping Offers WAYNE, […]

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Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. to host new educational webinar as part of its Diversity in Franchising Initiative in partnership with NAACP

Canton, MA, 2014-10-31— /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, announced that it will host a new educational webinar as part of its Diversity in Franchising Initiative in partnership with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). The goal of the initiative, which […]

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PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market partner to bring PBS KIDS’ line of educational and earth-friendly toys exclusively to the supermarket’s customers this holiday season

Proceeds from toy sales will directly support the development of children’s educational media and Whole Kids Foundation AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-10-31— /EPR Retail News/ — PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) announced a partnership today that will bring PBS KIDS’ line of educational and earth-friendly toys exclusively to the supermarket’s customers this holiday season. Starting this […]

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Whole Foods Market names Guy Cameron as brew master for its new San Jose store’s microbrewery called Mission Creek Brewing Company

Emeryville, Calif., 2014-10-31— /EPR Retail News/ — When it opens on December 9, Whole Foods Market San Jose (777 The Alameda) will house the company’s first on-site microbrewery and tap room in California, and the second on-site microbrewery company wide. The brewery and tap room will be called Mission Creek Brewing Company. Guy Cameron, formerly of Russian […]

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Whole Foods Market opens its new Berkeley store at 1025 Gilman Street on Nov. 4

New store opens Nov. 4 at 10th and Gilman EMERYVILLE, Calif., 2014-10-31— /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market opens its new Berkeley store, at 1025 Gilman Street, on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Store and regional leaders will host a bread-breaking ceremony and will present a check to Berkeley USD Gardening & Cooking program. The bread breaking takes […]

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Meijer partnered with GE Lighting to help shoppers navigate the many options on switching to energy-efficient lighting

Meijer partners with GE Lighting to educate customers, provide solutions as traditional bulbs begin disappearing from retail shelves GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-10-31— /EPR Retail News/ — Shoppers who get ready for their annual trip to buy light bulbs due to the end of daylight saving time may be in for a surprise this year as traditional […]

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Russia’s largest food retailer “Magnit” announces the opening of its 8000th convenience store

Krasnodar, Russia, 2014-10-30— /EPR Retail News/ — PJSC “Magnit”, Russia’s largest food retailer (the “Company”; MICEX and LSE: MGNT) announces the opening of the 8000th convenience store. Please be informed that today the Company opened its 8000th convenience store located at 29a Svobody street, Chukhloma, Kostroma oblast. This is the first “Magnit” store in this town […]

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Indonesia: PT. Matahari Putra Prima Tbk opens its 103rd Hypermart located at Technomart in Karawang

Tangerang, Indonesia, 2014-10-30— /EPR Retail News/ — PT. Matahari Putra Prima Tbk (MPPA), a modern multi-format retailer in Indonesia, operator of Hypermart, Foodmart and Boston Health & Beauty, opened its 103rd Hypermart in Karawang. The new Hypermart is located at Technomart, the most comprehensive commercial center of electronics, automotive, and furniture in Karawang and West Java. […]

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Giant Food recalls Giant brand packaged cilantro due to potential Salmonella contamination

Landover, Md., 2014-10-30— /EPR Retail News/ — Following a recall by Shenandoah Growers, Giant Food announced it removed from sale Giant brand packaged cilantro due to potential Salmonella contamination. The following product is included in this recall: Giant packaged cilantro, 2.5 oz., UPC 68826703077, purchased on or after October 9, 2014 Giant Food has received no reports […]

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The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC recalls Bell & Evans gluten free breaded chicken products due to potential Staphylococcal enterotoxin contamination

Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA, 2014-10-30— /EPR Retail News/ — Following a recall by Murry’s Inc., The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale Bell & Evans gluten free breaded chicken products due to potential Staphylococcal enterotoxin contamination. The following products are included in this recall: Bell & Evans Gluten Free Breaded Chicken […]

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Tengelmann Group’s subsidiary TREI Real Estate GmbH opens another speciality retail centre under the “VENDO PARK” brand located in Chełm, Poland

VENDO PARK in Chełm, Poland, opens Mülheim an der Ruhr, 2014-10-30— /EPR Retail News/ — TREI Real Estate GmbH, the real estate subsidiary of the Tengelmann Group, today opens another speciality retail centre under the “VENDO PARK” brand. The new centre is located in Chełm, Poland. “This is a special day for us, because today […]

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LS travel retail North America opens sports apparel and accessories retail store The Scoreboard in Toronto Pearson International Airport

TORONTO, 2014-10-30— /EPR Retail News/ — LS travel retail North America and Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) are pleased to announce the opening of a sports apparel and accessories retail concept. Awarded in June as part of a competitive process, the new concept, named The Scoreboard, officially opened yesterday in YYZ Terminal 1 Domestic. Providing […]

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CBRE Group, Inc. reports 31% revenue increase for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014

Revenue Increases 31% and Adjusted Earnings Per Share Rises 33% to $0.40 ​Los Angeles, CA, 2014-10-30— /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today reported very strong revenue and earnings growth for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. Revenue for the quarter totaled $2.3 billion, an increase of 31% from $1.7 billion in the third […]

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CBRE VP Angela West elected 2014-2015 Global President of SIOR

Tulsa, Oklahoma, 2014-10-30— /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. today announced that Angela West, Vice President with CB Richard Ellis|Oklahoma, CBRE’s Oklahoma region affiliate, was elected 2014-2015 Global President of SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors). Ms. West is the youngest individual to be elected President of SIOR, as well as the third female […]

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Best Buy advices of how to save energy and money

WASHINGTON, DC, 2014-10-30— /EPR Retail News/ — Last year, Best Buy’s U.S. customers purchased more than 20 million ENERGY STAR® certified products, saving them upwards of $76 million in energy costs. That’s the carbon emission equivalent of taking 98,000 cars off the road. Seeing as October is Energy Awareness Month and chillier days aren’t far behind, […]

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QVC to introduce new in-app mobile feature that allows customers to make easy and quick purchases with just a touch of their finger by using Apple’s fingerprint sensor technology

West Chester, PA, 2014-10-30— /EPR Retail News/ — QVC, the global leader in video and ecommerce retail, announced today that it will introduce a new in-app mobile feature in the coming weeks that allows customers to make easy and quick purchases with just a touch of their finger. Using Apple’s fingerprint sensor technology, Touch IDTM, the […]

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This Halloween Sainsbury’s launches Pumpkin recycling to help get customers composting

LONDON, 2014-10-29— /EPR Retail News/ — As Halloween approaches, Sainsbury’s launches a recycling special to help get customers composting. Sainsbury’s expects to sell just over one million pumpkins this week, as the spooky day looms. But once they’re carved, pumpkins are often thrown away – even though they are easily recycled. This year, all pumpkins […]

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English football star Daniel Sturridge will be the face of several Sainsbury’s programmes aimed at inspiring children to take part in sport and eat a healthy diet

LONDON, 2014-10-29— /EPR Retail News/ — England and Liverpool star Daniel Sturridge joins Sainsbury’s in a new, long-term partnership. Sturridge will be the face of several initiatives including Active Kids, to encourage children of all ages and abilities to lead healthier, more active lifestyles. Learn more about Sainsbury’s Active Kids Download high res images The […]

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Starbucks Reserve® coffees launch ultra-premium line of coffees that are the most rare, limited availability coffees from around the world

There’s a story in every cup of Starbucks coffee. SEATTLE, 2014-10-29— /EPR Retail News/ — From the qualities of the soil, to the fragrances and tastes of nearby crops, to the length of time it was left to ripen on the tree – each coffee expresses its own sense of place and conveys the way […]

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Starbucks launches new lineup of Starbucks Reserve® coffees and interactive coffee bar to its stores in China

BEIJING, 2014-10-29— /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks is bringing an immersive coffee experience to its customers in China with a new lineup of Starbucks Reserve® coffees and an interactive coffee bar to seven stores in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. Starbucks Reserve® coffees are  small-lot coffees that are the most exquisite coffees in the world. […]

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Tesco makes public commitment to do more to support serving personnel, veterans and reservists

Cheshunt, England, 2014-10-29— /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has become the first supermarket to sign the Ministry of Defence’s Armed Forces Corporate Covenant. Tesco has a proud record of supporting the Armed Forces dating right back to the retailer’s founder Jack Cohen, and signing the Covenant means Tesco has made a public commitment to do more to support […]

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Carrefour presents at the Actionaria Exhibition at the Palais des Congrès in Paris on 21 and 22 November

PARIS, 2014-10-29— /EPR Retail News/ — As it has been for more than 10 years, Carrefour will be at the Actionaria Exhibition – an unmissable opportunity to talk with our shareholders. Actionaria – France’s exhibition about the Stock Exchange and financial products – will open its doors at the Palais des Congrès in Paris on […]

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Carrefour’s partner and franchisee, Label’Vie group opened its 5th Carrefour hypermarket in Morocco

Marrakesh, Morocco, 2014-10-29— /EPR Retail News/ — On 23 October, the Label’Vie group – Carrefour’s partner and franchisee – opened its 5th Carrefour hypermarket in Morocco, in the city of Marrakesh. The “Targa” Carrefour has a sales area of 3800 m². The Label’Vie Group currently runs 60 stores, including 5 Carrefour hypermarkets, 44 Carrefour Markets […]

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Carrefour supports the Manhattan Darkroom exhibition at The Palais d’Iéna from 4 November to 4 December in Paris

PARIS, 2014-10-29— /EPR Retail News/ — The Palais d’Iéna will be staging the Manhattan Darkroom exhibition from 4 November to 4 December with Carrefour’s support. Like a darkroom, the exhibition is a retrospective of original and exclusive works by photographer Henri Dauman, a man whose gaze and daring approach bear witness with sincerity and humanity to […]

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Walmart to sell the highly anticipated game “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare” 24 hours before its official release

Retailer Begins Selling Certified Pre-Owned Video Games in 1,700 Stores BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2014-10-29— /EPR Retail News/ — It’s game on at Walmart today. The retailer announced that it will offer “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare” 24 hours before the official release. The Day Zero Edition will be available to customers starting at 12:01 a.m. local time on […]

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Argos: Being a superhero is top of people’s wish list for Halloween parties

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-10-29— /EPR Retail News/ — There are plenty of fancy dress ideas for Halloween, from traditional ghosts and ghouls to popular fictional characters and celebrities. This year, however, it’s all about the superhero and it’s not just kids who are dressing up. For the past few years superhero costumes proved to be […]

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