SPAR UK introduces new range of own brand popcorn

United Kingdom, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR UK is launching a trendy new range of own brand popcorn consisting of Salted and Sweet & Salted flavours. The popcorn market has experienced massive change over recent years as new brands have exploded onto the scene. An increase in popularity has seen the own brand […]

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hhgregg files for voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code

Strategic decisions allow the Company to move forward as a stronger, debt free and customer-focused business INDIANAPOLIS, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — hhgregg, Inc. (“hhgregg” or the “Company”) today (March 6, 2017) announced that the Company has taken action to restructure its balance sheet and better position itself for future success by filing voluntary petitions […]

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SpartanNash announces the promotion of Pat Weslow as SVP, Distribution Sales

Byron Center, MI, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) announced today (Mar 6th, 2017) that Pat Weslow has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Distribution Sales, where he will oversee sales across the Company’s distribution network, effective today. Mr. Weslow has been serving as SpartanNash’s Vice President, National Accounts and will report directly […]

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BELGIUM: OKay store opens its 124th store in Diegem

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 8 March, OKay opens its 124th store in Diegem. In the practical local supermarket, customers can find everything for quick, cheap and easy shopping. The shop has a surface of 650 m², employs 12 people and is built with sustainable techniques and material. OKay is happy […]

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Tesco provides more convenience for customers with extended Same Day Click and Collect service

Tesco provides more convenience for customers with extended Same Day Click and Collect service   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today (7 Mar 2017) announced it is extending its Same Day Click and Collect service, allowing customers to pick up their online groceries more quickly and easily than ever before. […]

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BRC launches cyber security “toolkit” to prevent and manage cyber security threats

London, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The BRC has today (March 07, 2017) launched a cyber security ‘toolkit’ that will provide retail businesses of all sizes with a practical, step-by-step guide to prevent and manage cyber security threats and protect the customers they serve. The BRC Cyber Security Toolkit, launched in London today by the […]

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BRC/KPMG: Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 8.0% in February YoY

Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 8.0% in February versus a year earlier, when they had increased by 10.7%. This is above the 3-month average of 7.7% and the 12-month average of 9.3%. This is the second month in a row the 12-month average has sat below double-digit figures. Over the 3 […]

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BRC/KPMG: February was yet another challenging month for the majority of retailers in UK

In February, UK retail sales decreased by 0.4% on a like-for-like basis from February 2016, when they had increased 0.1% from the preceding year. On a total basis, sales rose 0.4% in February, against a 1.1% increase in February 2016. This remains below the 3-month average of 0.8% and the 12-month average of 0.9%. Over […]

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SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: AHOLD DELHAIZE REPURCHASED 627,807 OF AHOLD DELHAIZE COMMON SHARES FROM FEBRUARY 27, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING March 3, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 627,807 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from February 27, 2017 up to and including March 3, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €20.18 per share for a total consideration of € 12.7 million. These repurchases were […]

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NOISY MAY now an independent BESTSELLER brand

NOISY MAY now an independent BESTSELLER brand   BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Four years after its conception, our brand NOISY MAY has grown up and is ready to leave the safe nest of mothering brand VERO MODA. As of 1 March, NOISY MAY will function as an independent BESTSELLER brand with an […]

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PHILIPPINES: SM group continues commitment to the government and Go Negosyo’s initiative to promote produce grown by local farmers

PHILIPPINES: SM group continues commitment to the government and Go Negosyo’s initiative to promote produce grown by local farmers   Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the fourth quarter of last year, the Department of Agriculture (DA) with the help of Go Negosyo, finalized an agreement with supermarket and restaurant chains […]

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Advance Auto Parts to hire more than 15,000 team members in 2017

Company invests in career pathing, training and benefits for people who have a passion for customers ROANOKE, Va., 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installer and do it yourself customers, is accelerating growth and plans to open 75 to […]

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MIGROS KOMMT NACH MATZINGEN

Gossau, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Migros Ostschweiz plant, voraussichtlich Ende 2017 an der Frauenfelderstrasse 95 in Matzingen einen Supermarkt zu eröffnen. Das entsprechende Baugesuch hat sie bei der Gemeinde Matzingen in diesen Tagen eingereicht. Die Migros wird als Mieterin in das neue Gewerbehaus einziehen, welches die Gyr & Co. AG an der […]

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EROSKI renueva parte de su Consejo de Dirección para afrontar una nueva etapa focalizada en la competitividad del negocio

EROSKI renueva parte de su Consejo de Dirección para afrontar una nueva etapa focalizada en la competitividad del negocio   El órgano de Dirección se ha renovado parcialmente con la incorporación de una nueva directora Comercial, una nueva directora de Marketing y un nuevo director Social de la cooperativa Las prioridades de la cooperativa para […]

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