DICK’S Sporting Goods to open new store at Perimeter Pointe in Atlanta, GA on March 31

The retailer will celebrate the opening of its tenth store in the Atlanta area PITTSBURGH, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will celebrate the opening of a new DICK’S Sporting Goods on Friday, March 31 at Perimeter Pointe in Atlanta, GA. This […]

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Rakuten and AirMap teams up to provide Unmanned Traffic Management solutions to drone operators and airspace managers in Japan

Rakuten AirMap, Inc. will open the skies for Japan’s growing drone ecosystem Tokyo, Japan, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc., a leader in internet services and global innovation headquartered in Japan, and AirMap, the world’s leading airspace management platform for drones, today announced the launch of a joint venture, Rakuten AirMap, Inc. The […]

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Kroger EVP and CFO Mike Schlotman to address investors at the TAG’s 9th Annual Spring Consumer Conference

CINCINNATI, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that Mike Schlotman, Kroger’s executive vice president and CFO, will address investors at the TAG’s 9th Annual Spring Consumer Conference on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 10:55 a.m. (ET). The presentation will be broadcast online at ir.kroger.com.  Click on “Events, Presentations & […]

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Carrefour Belgium launches Android Pay

BELGIUM, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Belgium is proud to be the first major retailer in the country to take payments by smartphone[1] using the Android Pay app that Google launched in Belgium on 7 March. Android Pay can now be used in nearly 600 Carrefour stores (45 Carrefour hypermarkets, most Market stores, Easy […]

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Starbucks Coffee Company to develop a visitor center on its wholly owned coffee farm, Hacienda Alsacia

Slated to open in 2018, the immersive coffee farm and café experience will complement the company’s new premium retail spaces by providing customers opportunity to learn about coffee at origin Investment in Coffee Farming Research and Development Center will showcase impact of Starbucks $100 Million in Ethical Sourcing Commitments SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

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Starbucks named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies according to the Ethisphere Institute

SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the 11th consecutive year, Starbucks has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies according to the Ethisphere Institute. Companies are evaluated in several categories: Reputation, Leadership and Innovation; Ethics and Compliance Program; Governance; Corporate Citizenship and Responsibility; Culture of Ethics. Only 124 companies were chosen from […]

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Tesco launches online ‘food waste hotline’ to help suppliers and growers identify food waste hotspots

CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has launched an innovative, online ‘food waste hotline’, to help make it easier for suppliers and growers to pinpoint ongoing food waste hotspots, and work with the retailer in tackling them. The ‘hotline’ is accessible to all Tesco suppliers via the retailer’s online Supplier Network, a resource […]

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Grupo EROSKI y Grupo DIA refuerzan su alianza abriendo nuevos ejes de colaboración

ELORRIO (BIZKAIA), España, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Grupo EROSKI y Grupo DIA han firmado un acuerdo de intenciones para la implementación de un nuevo proyecto focalizado en el desarrollo de sus productos de marca propia para maximizar la relación calidad-precio ofrecida al consumidor. El acuerdo consiste en una nueva colaboración entre ambas compañías […]

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H&M recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the world’s most ethical companies

H&M has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the world’s most ethical companies for the seventh year in a row. Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s a great honour for H&M to be named one of the world’s most ethical companies. Our commitment to be ethical throughout our operations […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Millennium India Bags Best Partner Award from Honeywell

Chennai, India, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Leading POS technology provider Millennium Soft-Tech India has bagged the “Highest Growth Partner Award for 2016” from the multinational conglomerate  Honeywell India. The award was presented to Millennium India, a pioneer in introducing Point of Sale (POS) technology products in India, at the recently held ‘REIMAGINE 2017 […]

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Retail Week Awards 2017: Shop Direct wins OC&C pureplay etailer of the year three times in a row ; CEO Alex Baldock crowned Clarity retail leader of the year

Liverpool,UK, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shop Direct last night (9 March 2017) became the first company to win the OC&C pureplay etailer of the year three times in a row at the Retail Week Awards 2017, the industry’s equivalent of the Oscars. CEO Alex Baldock was also crowned the Clarity retail leader of the […]

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Kroger declares quarterly dividend of 12¢ per share and announces incremental $500 million share repurchase program

CINCINNATI, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co.’s (NYSE: KR) Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of 12¢ per share to be paid on June 1, 2017 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 15, 2017. Kroger today (3/9/2017 ) also announced an incremental $500 million share repurchase […]

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Kroger management team to present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Consumer & Retail Tech Conference

CINCINNATI, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that Mike Schlotman, Kroger’s executive vice president and CFO, will address investors at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Consumer & Retail Tech Conference on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 1:50 p.m. (ET). The presentation will be broadcast online at ir.kroger.com.  Click […]

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Diebold Nixdorf to close its manufacturing facility in Gyál, Hungary as part of its transformation program

Company to close Hungary facility, streamlining supply chain operations to support DN2020 business transformation plan NORTH CANTON, Ohio and PADERBORN, Germany, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) today announced plans to close its manufacturing facility located near Budapest in Gyál, Hungary as part of the company’s recently announced DN2020 multiyear business […]

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eBay’s branded podcast Open for Business returns for another season

San Jose, California, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — After a successful first season that saw eBay’s branded podcast rise to the top of the iTunes Charts, Open for Business is returning for another season full of real-life stories, lessons and advice for entrepreneurs and business owners. Every entrepreneur, small business or startup must navigate hundreds […]

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New DESPAR store opens in Venice

Venice, Italy, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a beautiful old building in Venice, which used to house a movie theatre, a new DESPAR store has opened. The elegant supermarket with its high ceilings and renovated frescoes, makes for a truly unique shopping experience. Aspiag Service, the SPAR licence holder for North-Eastern Italy, has invested […]

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MIGROS CHURWALDEN UNTER NEUER FÜHRUNG

Gossau, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seit März leitet Gjylijeta Pajazitaj die Migros Churwalden. Der bisherige Filialleiter Daniel Pfiffner wechselt als stellvertretender Geschäftsführer in den Pizolpark. Die Migros Churwalden prägt mit ihren markanten Fassadenschwertern das Ortsbild. Gleichzeitig fungiert das elegante Holzgebäude als Busterminal. Seit Ende Oktober bedient das 10-köpfige Migros-Team die Kundschaft, die […]

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MIGROS DAVOS-DORF UNTER NEUER FÜHRUNG

Gossau, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seit Anfang März lenkt Inna Hütter die Geschicke der Migros Davos-Dorf. Sie löst Filialleiter Roger Gall ab, der fortan die Migros Bazenheid führt. Die Migros-Filiale Davos-Dorf bereichert seit über 60 Jahren das Einkaufsangebot der graubündner Feriendestination. Seit Anfang März kümmert sich Inna Hütter mit ihrem siebenköpfigen Team […]

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Sears Holdings closes sale of the Craftsman brand to Stanley Black & Decker

Reached an agreement with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation in relation to the Craftsman transaction To release its fiscal 2016 fourth quarter and full year financial results on March 9, 2017 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Holdings Corporation (“Holdings,” “we,” “us,” “our,” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today that it […]

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EROSKI logra la certificación ‘MSC’ para la comercialización de pescado fresco con certificado de sostenibilidad

Es el primer distribuidor minorista en certificar su cadena de custodia para el pescado fresco proveniente de caladeros sostenibles La previsión de EROSKI es que la comercialización de pescado certificado con la ecoetiqueta azul de sostenibilidad ‘MSC’ alcance los dos millones de kilos al año en 2020 La cooperativa se compromete en su Política de […]

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PENNY ist im „Jahr der Nachbarschaft“ mittendrin

Zum Auftakt der Nachbarschaftskampagne neue TV-Kampagne ab 12. März Köln, DEUTSCHLAND, 2017-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bereits in den vergangenen Jahren setzte PENNY in der Kommunikation stark auf das emotionale Feld „Nähe“. Mit dem „Jahr der Nachbarschaft“ fokussiert der Discounter jetzt noch expliziter auf seine Rolle als verlässlicher Nachbar im alltäglichen Leben der Menschen. Die […]

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The Children’s Place announces new $250 million share repurchase program and 100% increase in its quarterly dividend

SECAUCUS, N.J., 2017-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Children’s Place, Inc.(Nasdaq:PLCE), the largest pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a new $250 million share repurchase program and has increased the Company’s quarterly dividend to $0.40 per share from $0.20 per share. Jane Elfers, President and Chief […]

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