DFS Group and the House of Rémy Martin to celebrate the arrival of limited-edition Rémy Martin XO Touzac

HONG KONG, 2015-3-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a rare collaboration, DFS Group and the House of Rémy Martin have come together to celebrate the arrival of Rémy Martin XO Touzac. This is the first retail partnership of its kind in the Cognac House’s 291-year history. The limited-edition collectible cognac is available now at DFS airport […]

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CBRE Group to acquire the Global WorkPlace Solutions (GWS) business of Johnson Controls for $1.475 billion

Los Angeles, 2015-3-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Global WorkPlace Solutions (GWS) business of Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE:JCI).  GWS is a market-leading provider of Integrated Facilities Management solutions for major occupiers of commercial real estate and has significant […]

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Indonesia: PT. Matahari Putra Prima Tbk opens Foodmart Supermarket at Suncity Mall Madiun

Lippo Village, Tangerang, 2015-3-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — PT. Matahari Putra Prima Tbk (MPPA), a leading modern multi-format retailer in Indonesia, operator of Hypermart, Foodmart and Boston Health & Beauty, launched the new Foodmart Supermarket at Suncity Mall Madiun, a luxury shopping center located in the heart of Madiun. Foodmart Suncity Mall Madiun is the third Foodmart outlet […]

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SM Investments Corporation marked its 10th year as publicly-listed company in the Philippine Stock Exchange

Pasay City, Philippines, 2015-3-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments Corporation (SM) today marked its 10th year as a publicly-listed company in the Philippine Stock Exchange. SM listed on March 22, 2005 with an adjusted price of PHP 191 per share. As of March 26, SM closed at PHP888 apiece, representing a growth of 365%. […]

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Jonathan and Drew Scott to debut their outdoor furnishings and accessories collection Scott Living on QVC

Jonathan and Drew Scott to Debut Outdoor Décor Line WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2015-3-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Best known as stars of four hit television series, Jonathan and Drew Scott are recognized worldwide for their real estate and design expertise. Now, they’re bringing their home renovation know-how and dynamic design vision to the world of backyard […]

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Air Force Command Chief Master Sgt. Stuart M. Allison: The best way to use the commissary benefit is to be an informed shopper

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-3-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — What a commissary patrons know about their commissary benefit – how it works, its history and its features – can make all the difference in how they use it. Just ask Air Force Command Chief Master Sgt. Stuart M. Allison, the Defense Commissary Agency’s senior enlisted advisor […]

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Hy-Vee to sponsor fundraising events in five Midwestern cities to help children with cancer

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2015-3-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (March 30, 2015), Hy-Vee, Inc. officials announced a new partnership with the Pinky Swear Foundation, a national charitable organization that supports children with cancer and their families through fundraising kids triathlons and other community activities. This unique partnership will bring the Hy-Vee Pinky Swear Kids Triathlons […]

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Hy-Vee partners with Pinky Swear Foundation to sponsor several Hy-Vee Pinky Swear Kids Triathlons and 5K Family Runs in cities across the Midwest

racing for a cause West Des Moines, IA, 2015-3-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee is pleased to partner with the Pinky Swear Foundation to sponsor several Hy-Vee Pinky Swear Kids Triathlons and 5K Family Runs in cities across the Midwest. We are excited to help with the foundation’s efforts to raise funds and awareness […]

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Kingfisher preliminary results for the year ended 31 January 2015: Sales up 2.9%; UK & Ireland +5.5%

LONDON, 2015-3-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales up 2.9%, adjusted pre-tax profit of £675m, down 7.5%. New CEO outlines plans to organise Kingfisher very differently and announces her first ‘sharp’ decisions on the journey to ‘ONE’ Kingfisher 2014/15 Financial overview: % Total Change % Total Change % LFL* Change 2014/15 2013/14 Reported Constant currency […]

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Kingfisher acquisition of Mr Bricolage will not proceed further

LONDON, 2015-3-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 23 July 2014 Kingfisher entered into a binding agreement with the principal shareholders of Mr Bricolage to acquire their shareholdings subject to satisfactory anti-trust clearance. This agreement made provision that it would lapse if the anti-trust clearance was not obtained by 31 March 2015 although an extension could be agreed […]

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Kingfisher executive director Kevin O’Byrne to step down from the Board on 15 May 2015

LONDON, 2015-3-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — In accordance with Listing rule 9.6.14(2), Kingfisher plc today announces that Kevin O’Byrne, an executive director of the Company, is to step down from the Board and leave the business on 15 May 2015. Mr O’Byrne will remain in his current role as CEO for B&Q UK & […]

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Restaurant review resource The Infatuation teamed up with Whole Foods Market to host its first-ever social media-sourced bake sale in New York City on April 11th

Amateur bakers compete April 11th for the opportunity to make their bakery dreams a reality New York, NY, 2015-3-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Infatuation, the popular restaurant review resource and creators of the #EEEEEATS hashtag, has teamed up with Whole Foods Market to host its first-ever social media-sourced bake sale in New York City on […]

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Whole Foods Market acquires and plans to improve the empty lot just north of the Whole Foods Market Sauganash location in Chicago

Whole Foods Market purchases and paves empty lot near Sauganash store Chicago, IL, 2015-3-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market announced today that it has purchased and plans to improve the empty lot just north of the Whole Foods Market Sauganash location at 6020 N. Cicero Avenue in Chicago. This newly paved lot […]

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Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft opens volunteer registration earlier to attract even more volunteers for this year’s tournament

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-3-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — After a successful inaugural tournament that boasted more than 700 volunteers, the Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft opened volunteer registration one month earlier than last year in hopes of attracting even more volunteers for this year’s tournament. The retailer also worked with its tournament sponsors to increase […]

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Ahold share buyback update: Ahold repurchased 728,000 Ahold common shares in the period from March 23, 2015 up to and including March 27, 2015

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-3-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 728,000 Ahold common shares in the period from March 23, 2015 up to and including March 27, 2015. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 18.0444 per share for a total consideration of € 13.14 million. These repurchases were made as part […]

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British Land’s wholly owned subsidiary Broadgate Estates will move its headquarters to 2 Kingdom Street, Paddington Central in July 2015

LONDON, 2015-3-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land announces that Broadgate Estates, its wholly owned subsidiary, will move its headquarters to 2 Kingdom Street, Paddington Central in July 2015. Broadgate Estates will occupy 26,150 sq ft on the second floor. Broadgate Estates is one of the UK’s leading property management companies.  It is active […]

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ALDI completed its purchase of 66 real estate assets from the Delhaize Group

ALDI Grows Footprint in Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey with plans to open ALDI stores at 30 former Bottom Dollar Food Locations Batavia, Ill., 2015-3-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — ALDI, the nation’s low price grocery leader*, today announced it has completed its purchase of 66 real estate assets from the Delhaize Group. The transaction […]

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Carrefour Belgium to provide its customers with a facility for scanning items in their homes so they can then order them online

BELGIUM, 2015-3-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Belgium will soon provide its customers with a facility for scanning items in their homes so they can then order them online. The device will also recognize products marketed by competitors, and scanning them will generate spontaneous suggestions from Carrefour. Customers will use the device to scan […]

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Tesco to pay 30.93ppl to its British dairy farmers for milk from 1 May

Cheshunt, England, 2015-3-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today confirmed the new price it will pay its British dairy farmers for milk. Following the regular 6-monthly review of production costs, the new price Tesco will pay for milk from 1 May, will be 30.93ppl*. Set up in 2007, the TSDG comprises around 600 […]

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Starbucks marks 20 years since Frappuccino was introduced

SEATTLE, 2015-3-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s hard to imagine summer at Starbucks without thinking of a cold Starbucks Frappuccino® blended beverage and the green straw. Take a trip back two decades to the birth of the iconic summer beverage. In 1993, Starbucks had just a handful of stores in Los Angeles and fewer […]

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Starbucks opens news store at a Los Angeles Historical Cultural Monument

Los Angeles, CA, 2015-3-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nearly two years ago, Starbucks senior store design manager Jonathan Alpert and his team learned of a potential new Starbucks site in Los Angeles. It was an unusual location – an empty old gas station on a fenced-off corner of Highland and Willoughby. “At the very beginning we […]

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Starbucks the first major company to support Pike Place MarketFront Expansion Project

SEATTLE, 2015-3-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lillian Hochstein leaves the bustle of Seattle’s historic Park Place Market behind her and steps outside. She surveys Elliott Bay in the distance, raising her voice to be heard above traffic racing north and south on the double-deck Alaskan Way Viaduct that impedes the view of the waterfront. […]

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Starbucks introduces Thai-Style Peanut Chicken Wrap and Edamame Hummus Wrap beginning March 31

SEATTLE, 2015-3-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks customers want wholesome and convenient food choices for their busy lifestyles. Beginning March 31, they’ll have two new options – a Thai-Style Peanut Chicken Wrap and an Edamame Hummus Wrap – available at participating U.S. company-operated and licensed stores nationwide. The two new wraps are a medley of ingredients comprised of […]

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Macmillan Cancer Support announces new partnership with Home Retail Group to raise £3M by March 2017 through fundraising activities and events

Partnership aims to raise £3million for people affected by cancer over two years Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-3-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macmillan Cancer Support has today announced a brand new partnership with the UK’s leading home and general merchandise retailer, Home Retail Group, owner of Argos, Homebase and Habitat. The partnership will engage Home Retail […]

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CHI&Partners unveils ”Ballooniverse” – the fifth TV spot in the GET SET GO ARGOS campaign

New ‘Ballooniverse’ campaign spotlights home brands & products available from Argos Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-3-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — CHI&Partners will today (27th March 2015) unveil ‘Ballooniverse’ – the fifth TV spot in the GET SET GO ARGOS campaign, which launched in October 2014. Set in the white ‘third space’ which provides the backdrop for […]

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Kesko opens a new K-ruoka store in St. Petersburg, Russia

HELSINKI, Finland, 2015-3-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko today (26.03.2015) opened a new K-ruoka store in St. Petersburg. The store is located in a property owned by Kesko at Shuvalovsky Prospekt 45. The K-ruoka store is the chain’s sixth store. It is located in the fast growing northern part of the city, in the […]

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H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB releases its Annual Report for the financial year 2014

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN,  2015-3-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB’s Annual Report for the financial year 2014 is available starting today on the company’s website, www.hm.com and will be sent out by post to shareholders that have so requested and will also be available at the company’s head office. Contact […]

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IKEA begins demolition on the site where it will construct new, larger store in Burbank, CA

BURBANK, CA, 2015-3-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today began demolishing 19 buildings totaling 455,000 square-feet on the site where it will construct a new, larger store in Burbank, CA, less than one mile away from the company’s oldest store in the Western United States. Razing the buildings will make […]

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IKEA to install fuel cell system manufactured by Bloom Energy at its location in Emeryville, CA

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2015-3-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced plans to install a fuel cell system manufactured by Bloom Energy at its location in Emeryville, CA – one of two San Francisco-area stores for the Swedish company. Consistent with the IKEA focus on emerging energy technologies, this project represents […]

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Delhaize Group completes the sale of its Bottom Dollar Food store locations to ALDI Inc

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-3-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group announces that it has completed the sale of its Bottom Dollar Food store locations to ALDI Inc. » Delhaize Group  Delhaize Group is a Belgian international food retailer present in seven countries on three continents. At the end of 2014, Delhaize Group’s sales network consisted of […]

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