Harris Teeter to welcome shoppers to its Pine Ridge Plaza location on May 13, 2015 to celebrate its grand opening

Company to Celebrate Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony SALEM, NC, 2015-4-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is proud to welcome shoppers to its Pine Ridge Plaza location on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 8 a.m. as the company celebrates its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. This location will replace the Reynolda […]

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Herb Winchester Jr. returns to the Gulf Coast area on May 3 to take the reins of DeCA’s Zone 1

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-4-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — After three and a half years as director of the Defense Commissary Agency’s East Area, Herb Winchester Jr. is returning to the Gulf Coast area May 3 to take the reins of DeCA’s Zone 1, a zone he managed in 2005 when Hurricane Katrina wreaked devastation. “Herb’s done […]

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The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announces the grand opening of new Nantucket Mid Island Stop & Shop on May 1

Bigger store offers expanded meat, seafood and produce, even a salad bar to better serve island customers Quincy, MA, 2015-4-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC is announcing the grand opening on May 1 at 6:00 am of the newly-built Mid Island Stop & Shop at 31 Sparks Avenue. This […]

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Whole Foods Market® opens 54,000 square-feet store in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood

New location includes a wood-fired grill, ramen station and Red Star diner CHICAGO, 2015-4-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market® (Nasdaq: WFM) opens its doors in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood, Wednesday, April 29 at 9 a.m. At over 54,000 square-feet, the store at 6009 N. Broadway is the fourth of seven Whole Foods Markets […]

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JCPenney to introduce SEPHORA to 25 additional stores starting May 1

PLANO, Texas, 2015-4-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beauty enthusiasts in markets across the country will soon have even more choices when shopping for makeup, skincare, fragrance and accessory products. Starting May 1, JCPenney will introduce SEPHORA to 25 additional stores, enabling the global beauty retailer to enter new and smaller markets, while expanding JCPenney’s reach as […]

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Lowe’s Innovation Labs introduces in-store and online 3D printing and scanning services

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2015-4-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Innovation Labs, the disruptive innovation hub of Lowe’s Companies, Inc., is introducing in-store and online 3D printing and scanning services to provide homeowners a simple, fun experience designing and producing hard-to-find replacement parts and unique decor items for personal expression throughout their home. Beginning today at the Orchard Supply […]

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H&M Conscious Foundation donates 100,000 USD to support the organization Save the Children in their work to help the victims of Nepal earthquake

H&M Conscious Foundation has decided to donate 100,000 USD to support the organization Save the Children in their work to help the victims of the earthquake in Nepal. STOCKHOLM, 2015-4-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Thousands of people have lost their lives in the recent earthquake in Nepal. It has caused extensive damage and collapsed […]

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H&M on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Top 100 list of the largest green power users

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes H&M for leading green power use and for reducing carbon footprint. STOCKHOLM, 2015-4-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M appears as No. 32 on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) National Top 100 list of the largest green power users. H&M is using nearly 172 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power […]

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John Lewis: Applications for more than 500 roles at John Lewis Birmingham shop open tomorrow; Recruitment for over 200 new roles in Milton Keynes underway

New roles created as the retailer invests in both bricks and clicks Over 500 vacancies go live tomorrow in Birmingham, to join team of 150 specialist roles already being recruited Recruitment is underway for over 200 new roles in Milton Keynes. LONDON, 2015-4-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis is recruiting for roles to […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance sponsors the USA Pavilion at the upcoming Expo Milano 2015 under the theme “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”

Deerfield, IL, 2015-4-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance will be a key sponsor of the USA Pavilion at the upcoming world’s fair in Milan, which will take place from 1 May to 31 October 2015. Under the theme “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”, Expo Milano 2015 will look at how countries generate […]

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The Starbucks Foundation donates $150,000 to the American Red Cross for immediate relief in Nepal

SEATTLE, 2015-4-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — We are deeply saddened by the devastation caused by the 7.9 magnitude earthquake in Nepal, which has affected more than eight million people. Our thoughts remain with those impacted by this tragic event. While Starbucks does not have a business presence in Nepal, we have a responsibility to […]

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Starbucks and Teavana present perfect gift for Mom this Mother’s Day

SEATTLE, 2015-4-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Mother’s Day, Starbucks and Teavana can help find the perfect gift for Mom. Surprise her with her favorite tea blend, a personalized coffee mug, or a teapot set. Mother’s Day Starbucks Card Invite Mom to a coffee date with a beautifully designed Mother’s Day Starbucks Card, starting at […]

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Carrefour now with nearly 470 quality lines around the world

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2015-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — In 2014, a number of countries sought to relaunch their Lines to reflect the work that France has been doing since 2011. China, Argentina and Poland have already finished – they have given impetus to their initiatives by setting up new lines with local producers. China, for example, […]

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NACS announces the appointment of Allison Dean as meetings coordinator

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2015-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Allison Dean has joined NACS as meetings coordinator.  Dean will join the NACS meetings and conventions team and assist in the day-to-day operations of several NACS meetings throughout the year, including the NACS Show, one of the nation’s largest and most successful tradeshows. Allison comes to NACS most recently […]

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NACS appoints Kym Selph as the exhibit & membership services coordinator

​ALEXANDRIA, VA,  2015-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kym Selph has joined NACS as the exhibit & membership services coordinator.  Selph will join the NACS supplier relations team and assist in the operations of several NACS meetings throughout the year, including the NACS Show, one of the nation’s largest and most successful tradeshows. Selph comes to NACS […]

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Toys“R”Us® brings customers to a galaxy far, far away with a year-long celebration in honor of the epic Star Wars saga

The Star Wars Saga Begins in the U.S. with an In-Store Event, VIP Sweepstakes and Hundreds of Products for Fans and Collectors of All Ages WAYNE, NJ, 2015-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® stores worldwide and Toysrus.com are set to bring customers to a galaxy far, far away with a year-long celebration in honor of the […]

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X5 Retail Group to acquire 27 stores from Nash and Gurman retail chains in the Republics of Mari El and Chuvashia to open new Pyaterochka stores and Perekrestok supermarkets

Yoshkar-Ola, 2015-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer, announces the acquisition of 27 stores belonging to the Nash and Gurman retail chains in the Republics of Mari El and Chuvashia. X5 will use the purchased selling space to open new Pyaterochka stores and Perekrestok supermarkets. Before the deal, the […]

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Rite Aid pharmacists are readily available to administer the whooping cough vaccine, Tdap as the number of pertussis cases increases

Washington State Department of Health Reports Spike in Whooping Cough Cases for 2015 CAMP HILL, PA, 2015-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the number of pertussis (also known as whooping cough) cases increases, Rite Aid is encouraging Washington residents to get vaccinated against the disease if they haven’t already done so. Rite Aid pharmacists are readily available […]

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The Meijer LPGA 5k Run & Walk presented by Kellogg’s® to bring the community together on July 25

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Meijer LPGA 5k Run & Walk presented by Kellogg’s® seeks to bring the community together by featuring multiple competitive challenges for corporations, schools, members of the media, families and individuals. The race will once again be powered by Gazelle Sports, and will start at 8 a.m. July […]

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J. C. Penney Company, Inc. appoints Mary Beth West as EVP and chief customer and marketing officer effective June 1, 2015

PLANO, Texas, 2015-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ —   J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) today announced that Mary Beth West, a highly accomplished consumer marketing executive, will join the Company’s executive leadership team as executive vice president and chief customer and marketing officer effective June 1, 2015. She will be stepping down from her position on […]

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Morrisons brings back staffed express checkouts to its supermarkets to offer customers a quick and personal service

Morrisons is bringing back staffed express checkouts to its supermarkets this week to offer customers a quick and personal service, and more choice at checkouts. Bradford, England, 2015-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — The express lanes will serve customers who wish to buy ten items or less. They will mean customers with a small shop who want […]

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CBRE Group, Inc. named to the Military Times Best for Vets: Employers 2015 list; the only commercial real estate company on the list

Selection focuses on corporate culture and policy that caters to vets Los Angeles, 2015-4-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBG) today announced it has been named to the Military Times Best for Vets: Employers 2015 list. CBRE is the only commercial real estate company on the list. Military Times, the organization […]

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Mobile developers programmed apps for Wincor Nixdorf’s payment tablet Albert at Wincor Nixdorf Hackathon in Berlin as part of Apps World Germany

Tested and approved: mobile developers from all over the world convened in Berlin’s CityCube last week at Hackfest. They were there to program apps for Albert – Wincor Nixdorf’s multifunctional, interactive payment tablet – with the help of Wincor Nixdorf’s Aevi developer portal. The apps that were developed as part of the two-day programming competition […]

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Inditex donates EUR 1.2 million to humanitarian aid programmes in Nepal; to be channelled through Red Cross, Oxfam and Caritas

The donations will go to the Red Cross, Oxfam and Caritas, three of the organisations with the most professionals on the ground in Nepal Arteixo, Spain, 2015-4-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inditex will donate 1.2 million euros to humanitarian aid programmes in Nepal after the dramatic earthquake that hit the country on Saturday. This aid is […]

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National Association of Convenience Stores survey: 6 in 10 American consumers say that convenience stores are offering healthier, nutritious products and serving sizes

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2015-4-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Over one in three Americans (34%) say that they have purchased more snacks that are considered “healthy choices” over the past year, and they are increasingly turning to convenience stores for these healthy purchases, according to survey results released today by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). […]

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NRF’s 2015 Mother’s Day Spending Survey: Americans will spend an average of $172.63 on mom this year, up nearly $10 from $162.94 last year

WASHINGTON, 2015-4-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Families this year are ready to splurge on jewelry, flowers, gift cards, brunch, and apparel for dear old mom. According to NRF’s 2015 Mother’s Day Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, Americans will spend an average of $172.63 on mom this year, up nearly $10 from $162.94 last […]

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J Sainsbury plc welcomes David Keens on its Board as a non-executive director from 29 April 2015

LONDON, 2015-4-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — J Sainsbury plc today announces that David Keens will join the Board as a non-executive director from 29 April 2015. This follows the previously announced retirement of Gary Hughes who will step down at the company’s AGM on 8 July 2015. David was the Group Finance Director of Next plc […]

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METRO GROUP expands commitment to the start-up sector; takes a share in the American online professional networking site Culinary Agents

A strategic partnership with the start-up Culinary Agents Market niche for the recruitment of qualified personnel to restaurants, hotels and caterers Online job network expanding into France and Italy Düsseldorf, Germany, 2015-4-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — METRO GROUP is expanding its commitment to the start-up sector, taking a share in the American online professional networking site […]

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METRO and Techstars officially launched the new Techstars METRO Accelerator; applications until 3 August 2015

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2015-4-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — METRO and Techstars have officially launched the new Techstars METRO Accelerator: Starting immediately, the two partners are seeking start-up teams who support the digitisation of the gastronomy, hotel, catering and food industries with their technological applications. From now until 3 August 2015, interested teams of founders from around the […]

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Starbucks introduces new lunch option – Chicken Artichoke Panini on ancient grain flatbread

SEATTLE, 2015-4-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers are looking for wholesome, delicious and convenient choices to meet the demands of their busy, on-the-go lifestyles which is why Starbucks is excited to introduce a new lunch option – a Chicken Artichoke Panini on ancient grain flatbread. The new Panini layers grilled chicken breast, tender roasted […]

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