Food Marketing Institute honored Alabama Grocers Association president Ellie Taylor with 2017 Donald H. MacManus Award

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (May 3, 2017) Food Marketing Institute (FMI) proudly awarded Ellie Taylor, president of the Alabama Grocers Association, as the 2017 Donald H. MacManus Award recipient for her outstanding leadership and dedication to the grocery industry. FMI President and CEO Leslie G. Sarasin presented Taylor with the award […]

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Australian Retailers Association opposes SDA’s proposed increase to Saturday casual rates

Melbourne, Australia, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) opposes the SDA’s proposed increase to Saturday casual rates as it would impede on retail growth nationally. ARA Executive Director, Russell Zimmerman said any increase in Saturday casual rates will eliminate many of the benefits achieved through reducing Sunday penalty rates. “We sought […]

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Rugby welcomes its new B&M Bargains Store

Warwickshire, England, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shoppers in Rugby were delighted to finally step foot inside their new B&M Bargains Store. Based on Junction One Retail Park, the newly developed store will allow locals to experience the variety retailer’s great selection of branded and own label products. With everything from toys and homewares to […]

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Sunoco LP recorded total revenue of $4.4 billion an increase of 36.7 percent in 1Q 2017 vs. same period last year

– Completed the private placement of $300 million in SUN preferred equity to ETE – Maintained quarterly distribution of 82.55 cents, an increase of 1.0 percent compared to first quarter 2016 – Executed definitive agreement to divest a majority of company-operated convenience stores to 7-Eleven, Inc. for $3.3 billion; transaction includes 15-year take-or-pay fuel supply […]

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Retail Council of Canada to host STORE 2017 Conference on May 30-31 at the Toronto Congress Centre

CANADA, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — With technology, evolving consumerism and political disruption reshaping retail, retailers’ needs for inventive approaches are unsurpassed. These highly topical concerns will be explored by the most respected retail leaders from across North America at Retail Council of Canada’s (RCC) STORE 2017 Conference on May 30 and May 31st […]

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Retail Council of Canada recognized Diamond Gallery with ERA 2017 Independent Retailer of the Year Award

Winnipeg, Manitoba, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retail Council of Canada (RCC) announced today (May 2, 2017) that Diamond Gallery is the winner of the Excellence in Retail Awards (ERA) 2017 Independent Retailer of the Year Award. RCC’s Independent Retail Ambassador of the Year Award recognizes the outstanding contributions of a local independent retailer to […]

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Auchan Proletarskiy shopping center in Moscow opens

Auchan Proletarskiy shopping center in Moscow opens   Croix Cedex, France, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Auchan Proletarskiy Retail gallery in a south administrative district of Moscow was opened on April, 24th. The location is great, more than 560,000 people living in a catchment area, a super busy metro station Kantemirovskaya situated in a 5-min […]

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Banana Republic introduces five new unisex fragrances as part of The Banana Republic Icon Collection

NEW YORK, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — This May, Banana Republic introduces five unique, new fragrances as part of The Banana Republic Icon Collection–a group of unisex scents that offer an olfactory journey through some of the most iconic moments within the brand’s rich history. Crafted by master perfumers, each fragrance tells a different […]

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NGA launches the “Independents Day of Giving” campaign to help fight hunger and support Feeding America

National Grocers Association partners with Feeding America, Food Distributors to raise funds for local hunger-relief organizations Arlington, VA, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (May 2, 2017), the National Grocers Association (NGA), along with the NGA Research and Education Foundation, launched the “Independents Day of Giving” campaign to help fight hunger and raise community […]

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Intershop recorded a strong 26% increase in revenues to EUR 9.1 million in the first quarter of 2017

Strategy program “Lighthouse 2020” taking effect Total revenues up 26% to EUR 9.1 million (previous year: EUR 7.3 million) Positive EBIT of EUR 0.2 million (previous year: EUR -1.4 million) Strong increase in cash by EUR 2.2 million Intershop technology achieves top ratings by renowned industry analyst Forrester Research Jena, Germany, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail […]

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CBRE supports promising new technologies for built environment

Venture Capital Fund to Back New Technologies for the Built Environment Los Angeles, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBG) today (May 2, 2017) announced that the company is a founding anchor investor in Fifth Wall Ventures Management, LLC (Fifth Wall Ventures), the first significant venture capital fund entirely focused on […]

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SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: AHOLD DELHAIZE REPURCHASED 696,584 OF AHOLD DELHAIZE COMMON SHARES FROM APRIL 24, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING APRIL 28, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 696,584 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from April 24, 2017 up to and including April 28, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €18.90 per share for a total consideration of € 13.2 million. These repurchases were […]

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Apple posted 2Q FY 2017 revenue of $52.9 billion and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $2.10

Capital Return Program Expanding to $300 Billion CUPERTINO, California, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple today (MAY 2, 2017) announced financial results for its fiscal 2017 second quarter ended April 1, 2017. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $52.9 billion and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $2.10. These results compare to revenue of […]

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Meijer brings one-stop shopping and home delivery option to McCordsville and Franklin, Ind.

Meijer brings one-stop shopping and home delivery option to McCordsville and Franklin, Ind.   Retailer brings one-stop shopping and home delivery option to McCordsville and Franklin GRAND RAPIDS, Mich, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer opened new 192,000-square-foot supercenters today (May 2, 2017) in McCordsville and Franklin, Ind., bringing residents a new one-stop shopping […]

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Xcel Brands to hold 1Q 2017 financial results conference call on Tuesday, May 9, 2017

NEW YORK, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Xcel Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:XELB) (“Xcel” or the “Company”), a brand management and media company, today (May 3, 2017) announced that it will report its first quarter 2017 financial results after market close on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. The Company will hold a conference call with the investment […]

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A.S. Watson Group supports FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix – Hong Kong 2017

A.S. Watson Group supports FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix – Hong Kong 2017   Hong Kong, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix – Hong Kong 2017 presented by A.S. Watson Group is back this year from 21 to 23 July at the Hong Kong Coliseum. The four prominent teams competing […]

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DICK’S Sporting Goods converts 36 former Golfsmith properties into Golf Galaxy stores

Grand Opening Celebration Events Tee Off May 6-7 PITTSBURGH, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer and owner and operator of Golf Galaxy, today (May 1, 2017) announced 36 new Golf Galaxy stores officially opening this weekend with Grand Opening celebration events. These new […]

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DICK’S Sporting Goods to open stores in San Diego, Lake City and Bellingham in May

The retailer will celebrate the opening of these new DICK’S Sporting Goods locations during events that will run in May PITTSBURGH, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening three new stores in May. Grand opening events will be held for […]

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Co-op becomes the first national retailer to switch all fresh meat which bears its name to British

MANCHESTER, England, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meat imports into the UK have doubled over the last 20 years, according to new research by the Co-op. It comes the week that the convenience retailer announced it will become the first national retailer to switch all of the fresh meat which bears its name to British. […]

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Harris Teeter’s March 2017 donation card campaign raised more than $376,000 for JDRF

Harris Teeter’s March 2017 donation card campaign raised more than $376,000 for JDRF   Company Thanks Generous Shoppers who Contributed to JDRF Campaign  Matthews, NC, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (May 3, 2017), Harris Teeter announced its generous shoppers and valued associates raised more than $376,000 for JDRF, the leading organization funding type 1 […]

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Harris Teeter kicks off its sixth annual Support Our Troops donation card campaign

Company Contributes Over $3 Million Since 2012 to the USO Matthews, NC, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Monday, May 1, Harris Teeter will launch its sixth annual Support Our Troops donation card campaign. The campaign, which benefits the USO, will run in stores throughout the month of May in honor of Military Appreciation Month […]

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Harris Teeter opens its Magothy Gateway location on Tuesday, May 16

Company to Celebrate Grand Opening with Sampling Event Matthews, NC, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is proud to welcome shoppers to its Magothy Gateway location on Tuesday, May 16 at 5 p.m. as the company celebrates its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and Taste of Teeter sampling event. This event […]

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