EROSKI suma 23 hipermercados de nueva generación

EROSKI suma 23 hipermercados de nueva generación   ELORRIO,España, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI ha invertido 6,4 millones de euros este ejercicio para transformar otros siete hipermercados a la nueva generación de tiendas según el modelo comercial “contigo” con el que está remodelando su red comercial para adecuarse a las nuevas expectativas del consumidor. […]

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BRC – KPMG: sales in August 2016 declined 0.3% against a 0.1% increase in August 2015

London, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Helen Dickinson OBE, Chief Executive, British Retail Consortium. “A month of extraordinary achievement for Team GB certainly produced a feel-good effect and consumer confidence was up on July, but that generally didn’t translate into extra sales. Consumers were enticed towards leisure and outdoor activities rather than shopping, although Food did […]

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BRC – KPMG: UK online sales of Non-Food products grew 6.2% in August

London, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Helen Dickinson OBE, Chief Executive, British Retail Consortium. “Online echoed the performance of total sales this month, with growth slowing to just 6.2 per cent, well below the 12-month average of 11.1 per cent. People’s attention on screens turned to watching the Olympics rather than browsing, resulting in the lowest […]

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BRC – NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX: Overall shop prices reported deflation of 2.0% in August, from the 1.6% decline in July

LONDON, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Helen Dickinson OBE, Chief Executive, British Retail Consortium. “Shop prices continued their record run in deflationary territory. Lower prices this August compared to last were driven by a combination of continuing promotional activity, softening oil prices and a global supply glut of wheat weighing on food prices. “The devaluation of […]

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Whole Foods Market names three new global vice presidents: Sonya Gafsi Oblisk, Martin Tracey and Brooke Buchanan

AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) today (Sept. 6, 2016) welcomes three new global vice presidents. Sonya Gafsi Oblisk, Global Vice President of Marketing, Martin Tracey, Global Vice President of Team Member Services, and Brooke Buchanan, Global Vice President of Communications, joined their respective teams today. “We are thrilled […]

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Netherlands: Ah.nl renovated and expanded its Home Shop Center in De Meern

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ah.nl has renovated and expanded one of its national distribution facilities, the Home Shop Center (HSC) in De Meern, doubling its floor space so it can soon double the number of orders that can be processed here. The expansion included the addition of an adjacent building […]

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The Dollar General Literacy Foundation award of $4.5 million in youth literacy grants

Goodlettsville, Tennessee, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Dollar General Literacy Foundation today (September 1, 2016) announces the award of $4.5 million in youth literacy grants to approximately 1,000 organizations across the 43 states that Dollar General serves. Awarded at the beginning of the academic school year, these grants are aimed at supporting teachers, schools […]

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Albert Heijn bespaart fors aantal kilometers bij thuisbezorging

Zaandam, Netherlands, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Met de toevoeging van een extra distributiepunt (HUB) in Den Haag en de uitbreiding van de locatie in Amsterdam kan Albert Heijn in die gebieden bij nog meer klanten de boodschappen thuis bezorgen. Bovendien wordt per jaar ongeveer 300.000 kilometer bespaard. Voor het thuisbezorgen van de boodschappen maakt […]

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Rakuten acquires 100% stake in Fablic, inc. provider of consumer-to-consumer marketplace mobile app FRIL

Tokyo, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. (TSE: 4755) announced that it has acquired a 100% stake in Fablic, inc., provider of FRIL, a consumer-to-consumer (C2C) marketplace mobile app and has made the company a wholly-owned subsidiary. The acquisition price is undisclosed. The C2C e-commerce market continues to shift toward mobile services that make […]

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The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. enhances its omni-channel capabilities with company-wide launch of “Buy Online, Pick Up In-Store” service

MILWAUKEE, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT), which operates Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores, announced that is has launched a “Buy Online, Pick Up In-Store” service for its customers.  Shoppers on the company’s seven websites can now see in-store availability of all merchandise and select which […]

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Ross Stores to present at the Goldman Sachs Global Retailing Conference on September 7-8, 2016

DUBLIN, Calif., 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) announced today (Sept. 1, 2016) that it will participate in the Goldman Sachs Global Retailing Conference to be held in New York on September 7-8, 2016. Management’s presentation is scheduled at approximately 11:20 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday, September 8, 2016. A live […]

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Kroger releases new video ‘Journey of the Roses’ to mark its 29th year of providing Kentucky Derby’s annual Garland of Roses

CINCINNATI, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of The Kroger Co.’s (NYSE: KR) 29-year history of providing the Kentucky Derby’s annual Garland of Roses, the company released a new video that showcases the ‘Journey of the Roses’ – from a Rainforest Alliance-certified grower in Bogota, Columbia to the Winner’s Circle at Churchill Downs– and […]

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Starbucks adds mobile trucks to three additional campuses this fall

Seattle, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks is helping college students gear up and fuel up this fall with more mobile trucks on campuses and a collection of coffee and tea merchandise. Starbucks mobile trucks are rolling to three additional campuses: Rutgers University in New Jersey; Stony Brook University in New York; and Sacramento State in […]

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Tesco expands its Scan as you Shop service to further 20 stores

Tesco expands its Scan as you Shop service to further 20 stores   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco is rolling out its Scan as you Shop service to a further 20 stores in a bid to help customers save time at the checkout. The Scan as You Shop service allows customers to […]

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METRO to celebrate inaugural Own Business Day on 11 October 2016

Düsseldorf, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whether it is the cosy café, the family run bed and breakfast or the hairdresser around the corner – small, privately owned businesses, visited by millions of people every single day, play a crucial role in local communities. To pay tribute to their enduring dedication and recognize their accomplishments, […]

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J Sainsbury plc successfully completed acquisition of Argos and Habitat owner, Home Retail Group plc

London, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — J Sainsbury plc today (02 September 2016) announces that is has successfully completed its acquisition of Home Retail Group plc – the owner of Argos and Habitat. Mike Coupe, Chief Executive of Sainsbury’s, said: “We are delighted our acquisition of Home Retail Group is now complete. The combination of Sainsbury’s and Home […]

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Sainsbury’s launches new women’s clothing collection – Tu Premium

Sainsbury’s launches new women’s clothing collection – Tu Premium   LONDON, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 6 September, Sainsbury’s launches a new women’s clothing collection – Tu Premium. The quality and styling of the collection will rival Hobbs, L.K. Bennett and Whistles but with a key difference – significantly lower prices that start at […]

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Lowe’s to webcast presentation by Robert Niblock and Bob Hull at the Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Global Retailing Conference

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president, and chief executive officer, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY. What: Presentation by Robert Niblock and Bob Hull at […]

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Morrisons announces price cut on essential meat and poultry products

Bradford, England, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week, Morrisons will cut the price of essential meat and poultry products by 12 per cent, to help families bring meat back to the dinner table this autumn. Price cuts on ham and other cooked meats will also help families whose children will be returning to school […]

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SM Investments Corporation named one of the best managed companies by Hong Kong-based magazine Alpha Southeast Asia

SM Investments Corporation named one of the best managed companies by Hong Kong-based magazine Alpha Southeast Asia   Pasay City, Philippines, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hong Kong-based magazine Alpha Southeast Asia named SM Investments Corporation (SM) as one of the best managed companies in the country in a recent poll among investors and analysts […]

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Defense Commissary Agency observes Food Safety Month with food safety tips from experts

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — When it comes to food safety, a few simple precautions at home could prevent a trip to the emergency room, Defense Commissary Agency officials say. “Commissary patrons have just as important a role to play in protecting themselves from foodborne illnesses as our food safety inspectors,” said […]

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Chick-fil-A® thanks Chick-fil-A One™ mobile app users with free breakfast reward this month

Chick-fil-A® thanks Chick-fil-A One™ mobile app users with free breakfast reward this month   ATLANTA , 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — To thank users for making the new Chick-fil-A One™ mobile app one of the top downloaded apps following its June launch and help ease customers into the ”back to school” season, Chick-fil-A® is offering […]

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Harris Teeter kicks-off Hunger Action Month with Titan Farms’ fourth annual Peaches with a Purpose program

Harris Teeter kicks-off Hunger Action Month with Titan Farms’ fourth annual Peaches with a Purpose program   Mathews. NC,, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — To kick-off Hunger Action Month, Harris Teeter and Titan Farms donated approximately 36,000 pounds of peaches to Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina and Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North […]

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IFC teams up with Levi Strauss & Co to develop global program aimed at ensuring environmental sustainability

Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has partnered with Levi Strauss & Co (LS&Co), a leading jeans wear manufacturer, to develop a global program aimed at ensuring environmental sustainability. The program will be built on the extensive experience of IFC’s Bangladesh Partnership for Cleaner Textile […]

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Rakuten Card introduces Rakuten Gold Card

Rakuten Card introduces Rakuten Gold Card   Tokyo, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten Card Co., Ltd. today (September 1, 2016) announced that it will begin accepting applications for and issuing the Rakuten Gold Card, a gold card with an accessibly-priced 2,000 yen (excluding tax) annual membership fee, starting September 1, 2016. When the Rakuten […]

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The Arcadian hosts late summer festival weekends throughout September

Birmingham, United Kingdom, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Arcadian is hosting late summer festival weekends throughout September, with a host of DJ’s playing at the leading Birmingham leisure venue. The festival will see DJs, including Jamie George, Pete Graham, and Marc Spence – who regularly play in the city, take to the decks in the […]

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InvenTrust Properties Corp. acquires Windward Commons a Kroger-anchored retail center in Alpharetta, GA

OAK BROOK, Ill., 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — InvenTrust Properties Corp. (“InvenTrust or “the Company”) today (09/01/2016) announced that it has acquired Windward Commons, a 99% occupied, 117,234 square foot Kroger-anchored retail center in Alpharetta, GA, for $27.65 million. “We are excited to announce the acquisition of Windward Commons, a premier retail center in one […]

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NCR Corporation recognized by the Industrial Designers Society of America for the 2016 Industrial Design Excellence Awards

DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (September 1, 2016) announced that its products have been recognized by the Industrial Designers Society of America for the 2016 Industrial Design Excellence Awards. NCR’s self-service product designs were honored as finalists in the Commercial and Industrial […]

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USDA FSIS issues food safety tips for areas impacted by Hurricane Hermine

WASHINGTON, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by Hurricane Hermine. The National Hurricane Center has issued a Hurricane Warning, Tropical Storm Warning, Hurricane Watch and Tropical Storm Watch for Florida, Georgia, and North […]

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Atherstone Foods recalls chicken wrap products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Atherstone Foods, a Richmond, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 422 pounds of chicken wrap products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Sept. 1, 2016). The product contains soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on […]

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