United Kingdom: Asda drops price of fuel by up to 2ppl at all its filling stations

LEEDS, UK, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Drivers will only pay 114.7 ppl on unleaded and 116.7 ppl on diesel at any of the 301 Asda Fuel Stations Asda cuts up to 2ppl off fuel at its 301 filling stations across the country, meaning you will only pay 114.7ppl on unleaded and 116.7ppl on […]

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Asda announces hourly pay increase as part of new contract offer to store colleagues in Great Britain

Asda to offer its colleagues a base rate of £8.50 p/h – £1p/h over the Government’s incoming National Living Wage. New contract offer benefits customers by including greater levels of flexibility to put the right colleagues in the right place at the right time. 95% of Asda colleagues estimated to be better off under the […]

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National Retail Federation and Object Management Group announces new partnership

WASHINGTON, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation and international technology standards consortium Object Management Group today announced that they have formed a new partnership to manage a portion of the functions previously performed by NRF’s Association for Retail Technology Standards division. “This arrangement will allow NRF to focus on ARTS’ core mission […]

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RILA launches Tech Center for Innovation with Accenture

Arlington , VA, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and Accenture (ACN: NYSE), today announced the launch of RILA’s (R)Tech Center for Innovation. The new initiative will explore the impact that technologies like artificial intelligence and virtual reality will have on the retail industry and help retailers create innovative […]

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NACS: Consumer optimism is at an all-time high Despite rising gasoline prices

​ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Despite rising gasoline prices, three in five (61%) gasoline consumers report feeling optimistic about the state of the economy, according to the latest National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Consumer Fuels survey. Consumer optimism is at an all-time high across the four-plus years the national survey has […]

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with Green O’riginal Glazed Doughnut on Friday, March 17

Name change is first in brand’s history; green doughnut will be available March 17 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — An apostrophe has never been so fun. And a doughnut has never been so green. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in unprecedented fashion by changing the name of its most iconic […]

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts launches first-ever digital shop and real-life Power Rangers doughnuts to promote Saban’s Power Rangers movie

Digital shop experience in City of Angel Grove gives consumers first taste of movie WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Krispy Kreme Doughnuts announced today that it has teamed up with Lionsgate to promote the release of Saban’s Power Rangers movie starring Elizabeth Banks as arch-villain Rita Repulsa, along with new Power Rangers played […]

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SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: AHOLD DELHAIZE REPURCHASED 1,112,266 OF AHOLD DELHAIZE COMMON SHARES FROM MARCH 6, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING MARCH 10, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,112,266 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from March 6, 2017 up to and including March 10, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €20.35 per share for a total consideration of € 22.6 million. These repurchases were […]

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Ahold Delhaize subsidiaries reach agreements to divest five stores and one project in Belgium

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize today announced its Belgian subsidiaries have reached agreements to divest five stores and one project in Belgium. The divestments are made to comply with the conditions the Belgian Competition Authority (BCA) attached to its approval of the merger of Ahold and Delhaize Group in 2016. […]

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JCPenney partners with leading manufacturers and service providers to help customers with their home improvement plans

Test stores feature service displays for HVAC, bathroom remodeling, home water solutions and more PLANO, Texas, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — As homeowners continue to invest a larger percentage of their disposable income on home upgrades, JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is capitalizing on the strong housing market by launching JCPenney Home Services™ this month. By partnering […]

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Whole Foods Market opens new store located at H Street NE, in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, March 15

The first store in Northeast D.C. features local brands, in-store pub and Chef Erik Bruner-Yang WASHINGTON, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market will open its sixth location in the District of Columbia – and first store in Northeast – at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 15. The community is invited to join store […]

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KappAhl announces reorganization; merges Marketing and Retail functions

Mölndal, Sweden, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — KappAhl carries out a reorganization that involves the merging of the functions Marketing and Retail. As a result of this a new role, Vice President Customer Experience, will be recruited. The new position will be held by President and CEO, Danny Feltmann, during the introduction of the […]

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Registration is now open to welcome volunteers for the 2017 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give

Fourth-year event looking for volunteers GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — With back-to-back top honors from the LPGA under its belt, the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give remains one of the premier events on the tour. Tournament organizations say that success wouldn’t be possible without the help of its committed volunteers. Registration […]

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CBRE Group recognized as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute

Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) has been recognized as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. This is the fourth year in a row CBRE has achieved this recognition. “CBRE’s values […]

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CBRE Group highlights its smart building solutions with the opening of its Smart Building Client Experience Center

Milwaukee, WI, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced the opening of a Smart Building Client Experience Center (CEC) to spotlight leading building technology solutions. Located outside Milwaukee in the Gateway West Commerce Center, CBRE’s Smart Building Client Experience Center is a 34,000-square-foot, Class-A office building that has been designed, built, […]

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Fisch düngt Pflanze: REWE geht neue Wege mit Produkten aus Aquaponik

Nachhaltiges Verfahren schont Ressourcen und setzt auf Lokalität Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gemeinsam mit dem Berliner Start-up ECF Farmsystems engagiert sich REWE für ein ganzheitliches und umweltfreundliches Verfahren bei der Produktion von Barsch und Basilikum: Aquaponik. Die Aufzucht von Buntbarschen mitten in Berlin wird kombiniert mit dem Anbau von Kräutern – […]

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Paradies Lagardère brings new retail offerings at the Louisville International Airport

Iconic news leader and signature local concepts provide busy passengers with more choices ATLANTA, GA, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the North American travel retail and restaurateur leader, and the Louisville International Airport (SDF), today held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to introduce several new retail offerings in the airport’s Upper Level Pre-security area, including […]

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Weingarten Realty Investors announces management promotions

HOUSTON, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) announced today the promotions of Richard H. Carson to Senior Vice President / Development and Acquisitions, Timothy M. Frakes to Senior Vice President / Development and Acquisitions, Chad Ellis to Divisional Vice President / Finance, Kent Maxey to Regional Vice President / Property Management, Blane […]

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NEW ZEALAND: Foodstuffs North Island announceS divestment plan for its Kiln Street site

Foodstuffs North Island has announced that it is marketing for sale its 4.0369ha site at 57 Kiln Street, Silverstream in Upper Hutt. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — “Foodstuffs is committed to maintaining its Wellington operations, but no longer requires the entire 23,500sqm warehouse and office complex and is assessing options to […]

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PetSmart launches its biggest philanthropic campaign in its 30-year history

For Every Bag of Dog or Cat Food Purchased, PetSmart Will Donate a Meal to Pets in Need* PHOENIX, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of its 30th anniversary, PetSmart announced today the launch of its new Buy a Bag, Give a Meal program, where for every bag of dog or cat food purchased […]

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