Sainsbury’s colleagues in Brighton to transform stores with balloons and bunting for this year’s Brighton Pride parade

LONDON, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colleagues from Sainsbury’s in Brighton will be getting involved with this year’s Pride event by transforming the front of stores on the parade route with balloons and bunting. Whilst, for the second year running, a group of Sainsbury’s colleagues will join the parade on Saturday 1st August. This […]

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Sainsbury’s supports the Parade stage in Millennium Square at this year’s Leeds Pride event

LONDON, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the first time, Sainsbury’s is supporting the Parade stage in Millennium Square at this year’s Leeds Pride event. 180 colleagues from stores across West Yorkshire have signed up for the parade and even more will be cheering from the crowds on the day. The Sainsbury’s team will […]

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WWF scorecard: Sainsbury’s named in the top band of UK companies for sourcing timber and timber products responsibly

LONDON, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has been named in the top band of UK companies for sourcing timber and timber products responsibly. The WWF scorecard ranks companies from ‘zero trees’ which means a company has not yet shown any progress on sustainable timber up to ‘ three trees’ which is where Sainsbury’s […]

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LloydsPharmacy to acquire Sainsbury’s pharmacy business for £125m

LONDON, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — J Sainsbury Plc (Sainsbury’s) and Celesio AG, owner of Lloyds Pharmacy Ltd (LloydsPharmacy), today announce the formation of a strategic partnership that will see LloydsPharmacy acquire Sainsbury’s pharmacy business for £125m. In addition, Sainsbury’s will receive commercial annual rent payments from LloydsPharmacy for each location. Sainsbury’s and LloydsPharmacy […]

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John Lewis to launch brand new in store beauty spa concept called &Beauty

John Lewis has today announced plans to launch a brand new in store beauty spa concept called &Beauty. LONDON, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Revealed for the first time at the retailer’s new multi-million pound Birmingham shop when it opens on Thursday 24 September, the new John Lewis branded venture will provide salon services […]

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Homebase has Christmas 2015 covered with collections from Holly and Ivy, Simplicity and Homespun

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — From stockings hanging around a roaring fire to elegant tableware and an array of decorations and home accessories including bedding, Homebase has Christmas 2015 covered. Featuring three collections, Holly and Ivy, Simplicity and Homespun, each tell their very own Christmas story. Whether its traditional charm that will […]

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Evolution Fresh™ Fruit on the Bottom Greek Yogurts, Inspired by Dannon now available in grocery stores nationwide

New Evolution Fresh Greek Yogurts, Inspired by Dannon, are Crafted with Simple Ingredients to Attract Customers to the $7 Billion Yogurt Category* SEATTLE and WHITE PLAINS, NY, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Evolution Fresh™ Fruit on the Bottom Greek Yogurts, Inspired by Dannon, are now available at thousands of grocery stores nationwide. These yogurts were created by Dannon, […]

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Tesco introduces brand new audio voice to its self-service and scan as you shop checkouts

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco is to introduce a brand new audio voice to its self-service and scan as you shop checkouts following feedback from customers. Friendlier, more helpful and less talkative, the machines will no longer alert customers with the infamous phrase, ‘unexpected item in the bagging area’. Introduced in 2003, […]

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Tesco’s August Clubcard Boost is back and it’s bigger and better than ever

This summer Clubcard customers can Boost on all Tesco Direct products In addition to this Back to School, F&F clothing, and hundreds of in-store products are included. CHESHUNT, England, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco’s August Clubcard Boost is back and this year it’s bigger and better than ever before, with every single product on […]

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Carrefour expands in Belgium with three new Carrefour express stores to open before the end of summer 2015

BELGIUM, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is continuing to expand in Belgium: before the end of summer 2015, three new Carrefour express stores will have opened to the public. The first will open in Mol, and the others near Leuven and Brussels. This year, several convenience stores have been opened in Belgium, including […]

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Whole Foods Market to open store in Akron, Ohio

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market announced today that it has signed a lease for a store in Akron, Ohio. The approximately 40,000-square-foot location will be part of West Point Marketplace. No opening date has been set. This will be the company’s first store in Akron. There are currently seven Whole Foods […]

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Whole Foods Market announces the first five leases for its 365 by Whole Foods Market brand

Up to five store locations to open in second half 2016; openings slated to double in 2017 AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) announced the first five leases for its streamlined, value-oriented 365 by Whole Foods Market brand, with store openings scheduled through 2017. The company disclosed leases for 365 […]

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Whole Foods Market signs leases for eight new stores and has renegotiated the lease for one of its stores in development

AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — In its third quarter earnings report, Whole Foods Market announced that it has signed leases for eight new stores and has renegotiated the lease for one of its stores in development. The new leases include Whole Foods Market stores planned for Akron, Ohio, Charleston, South Carolina, Exton, Pennsylvania, and […]

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Whole Foods Market opens its Green Bay Road store

New Whole Foods Market Green Bay Road Opens with Family, Friends and Neighbors Chicago, IL, 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market officially opened its 53,004 square-foot Green Bay Road store today, Wednesday, July 29. Whole Foods Market’s third location in Evanston, and 25th store in Chicagoland, welcomed over 550 North Shore community residents at […]

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Whole Foods Market announces the opening of its second Shelby County store in Germantown, Tennessee on Aug. 18

Sneak preview tours Aug. 14 and 15 to benefit Wolf River Conservancy and MidSouth Food Bank GERMANTOWN, Tenn., 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) is excited to announce the opening of its second Shelby County store in Germantown, Tennessee, on Tuesday, Aug. 18. The new store is located at 7825 Highway 72 […]

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Opening on Aug. 7 Whole Foods Market Clark announces its full-scale restaurant – the Clark Bar

Opening Aug. 7, offering unique bar fare, wine, exclusive brews + signature cocktails Clark, N.J., 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market Clark, opening on Friday, Aug. 7, is excited to announce the opening of Clark Bar, the store’s full-scale restaurant. Clark Bar’s fast-casual style will serve as an ideal place for area residents and […]

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Whole Foods Market to open a store in Kirkland its 12th Washington location scheduled to open in 2017

Company’s 12th Washington store scheduled to open in 2017 BELLEVUE, Wash., 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market announced plans today to open a store in Kirkland, which will be the company’s 12th Washington location. There are currently eight Whole Foods Market stores in Washington, with stores in development in the Capitol Hill […]

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X5 Retail Group announces the opening of its 6,000th store in Russia

MOSCOW, 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announces today the opening of its 6,000th store in Russia, as well as the more than doubling of the growth rate of its retail chains. It took X5 242 days to open the last 1,000 stores. The […]

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Rite Aid Corporation announces Reliance ACO as the latest healthcare provider to join its Rite Aid Health Alliance initiative

Member Physicians, Rite Aid Pharmacists and Special Care Coaches to Provide Personalized, Community-Based Health Management to Chronic and Poly-Chronic Patients CAMP HILL, Pa., 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) has announced Reliance ACO, based in southeast Mich., as the latest healthcare provider to join its Rite Aid Health Alliance initiative. Through Rite Aid […]

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Meijer opens new 195,000-square-foot supercenter in Terre Haute

195,000-square-foot store features fresh produce, Certified Angus Beef delivered daily and pharmacy services promoting family health GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer opened a new supercenter today in Terre Haute, Ind., announced Co-Chairman Hank Meijer. The 195,000-square-foot store at State Road 46 and New Margaret Dr. provides access to fresh produce and Certified […]

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Wincor Nixdorf developed the software used to top up the cards at the Bank Mandiri’s ATMs in Indonesia

Bank Mandiri continues massive expansion of its ATM network PADERBORN, Germany, 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The 17,000 systems that now make up Bank Mandiri’s ATM network represent a major service channel for the bank, with a steep increase in the number of transactions. The systems do more than just supply the public with […]

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Ingles Markets to provide an online, real-time webcast and rebroadcast of its third quarter earnings conference call on August 3, 2015

ASHEVILLE, N.C.,  2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMKTA) will provide an online, real-time webcast and rebroadcast of its third quarter earnings conference call on August 3, 2015. Ingles plans to release earnings for its third quarter ended June 27, 2015, on August 3, 2015. The live broadcast of Ingles Markets’ quarterly conference call […]

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Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust to sell three malls to an institutional buyer

PHILADELPHIA, 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE: PEI) announced today that it has entered into an Agreement of Sale for three malls to an institutional buyer.  The assets under agreement of sale, which are subject to customary closing conditions, are: Gadsden Mall in Gadsden, AL, Wiregrass Commons Mall in […]

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Ahold USA becomes the first of major grocers to join the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ Fair Food Program to improve the lives of farmworkers

Carlisle, PA, 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold USA today became the first of America’s major grocers to join the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ (CIW) Fair Food Program, the widely-acclaimed partnership to improve the lives of the country’s farmworkers. Ahold USA is the parent company ofStop & Shop, Giant Food of Landover, Giant Food Stores […]

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7‑Eleven, Inc. to enter Vietnam with Seven System Vietnam Co. Ltd. franchise agreement

DALLAS, 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc. (SEI), the world’s largest convenience retailer with 56,400 stores worldwide, has signed a master franchise agreement with Seven System Vietnam Co. Ltd. to develop and operate 7‑Eleven® stores in Vietnam. The expansion marks the company’s first stake in the Pacific Rim since 7‑Eleven entered Indonesia in 2009. […]

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Best Buy and Geek Squad to help consumers understand and get excited about the Windows 10

SEATTLE, 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Windows 10 officially launches today, and millions of people will be updating their laptops and experiencing the new operating system. If you’re one of them, Best Buy and Geek Squad are here to help you understand and get excited about the newest addition to the Microsoft family. First, here […]

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The Co-operative and CBES Ltd treated Children from the Starlight Ward with pop music fest at the Manchester Arena

MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Children from the Starlight Ward at University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) were left starstruck after a pop music treat at the Manchester Arena arranged by The Co-operative and contractors CBES Ltd. The children and their parents saw a host of acts including James […]

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BESTSELLER TO PRESENT ALL BRANDS DURING COPENHAGEN FASHION WEEK

THIS YEAR BESTSELLER WILL AGAIN PRESENT ALL BRANDS TO THEIR CUSTOMERS DURING COPENHAGEN FASHION WEEK. Brande, Denmark, 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — BESTSELLER’s female and male fashion brands can be found at a united BESTSELLER fair at a central and unique location in Papirhallen at Papirøen. “Our focus is on our strong product portfolio and […]

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Harris Teeter to welcome shoppers to its Pointe at Creedmoor location on August 12, 2015

Company to Celebrate Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Raleigh, N.C., 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is proud to welcome shoppers to its Pointe at Creedmoor location on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 8 a.m. as the company celebrates its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. In each of its stores, Harris […]

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GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited to acquire the entire issued capital of Artway Development Limited for HK$11,268,000,000

Pushing ahead development of total retail ecosystem on all fronts Hong Kong, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited (HKSE stock code: 493; “GOME” or the “Listed Company”, together with its subsidiaries, “the Group”), a leading electrical appliances and consumer electronics retailer in China, today announced its proposed acquisition (the “Acquisition”) […]

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