Martins Group reaches 100 thousand employee milestone

Lisbon, 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the year in which it is celebrating a history of 225 years, the Jerónimo Martins Group has reached the 100 thousand employee milestone. Biedronka, the leading supermarket chain in Poland, is responsible for over two thirds of the Group’s total universe of employees. Over the last few […]

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SPAR Academy in Vienna announces additional training series for apprentices as part of ‘Fairtrade-Ambassador’ project

SPAR Academy in Vienna announces additional training series for apprentices as part of ‘Fairtrade-Ambassador’ project   The SPAR Academy in Vienna has been cooperating with Fairtrade Austria for 15 years and in 2016 had set itself the goal of becoming the first commercial vocational school in Austria with a Fairtrade award. Vienna, Austria, 2017-Jul-20 — […]

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Auchan Retail announces Executive Committee appointments

Ludovic Holinier is appointed Executive Chairman of Auchan Retail China and Non-Executive Chairman of RT Mart Taiwan, as well as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Sunart François Remy is appointed Executive Chairman of Auchan Retail Russia Oleg Alkhamov is appointed Chief Performance Officer of Auchan Retail Croix, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the […]

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H&M announces exclusive designer collaboration with ERDEM

H&M announces exclusive designer collaboration with ERDEM   Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Jul-18 — /EPR Retail News/ —Today (13 JUL, 2017) H&M announced its big secret: the next exclusive designer collaboration will be with ERDEM, the London based must-have designer loved by celebrities and fashion insiders alike. H&M is also pleased to reveal that the visionary film […]

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Wegmans announces leadership team spearheading the management of its Hanover store opening July 23

Hanover, NJ, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets today (July 14, 2017) announced the leadership team spearheading the management of its Hanover store, opening July 23 at 34 Sylvan Way near the intersection of I-287 & NJ Route 10. The Hanover leadership team consists of the store manager, executive chef, pharmacy area manager, […]

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IKEA seeks to fill 250 positions for its new store opening Fall 2017 in Fishers, IN

FISHERS, IN, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (07/07/2017) announced that coworker recruitment is underway for its future Indianapolis-area store, opening Fall 2017 in Fishers, IN along the eastern side of Interstate 69, just south of the E. 116th Street exit, approximately 15 miles northeast of downtown […]

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160 Kuwaiti students start Alshaya’s Summer Internship Programme

160 Kuwaiti students start Alshaya’s Summer Internship Programme   Kuwait, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — School’s out, but for more than 160 Kuwaiti students, the learning journey has just begun as they start Alshaya’s Summer Internship Programme, which gives young people hands-on experience of the world of retail. Starting this week, the programme will […]

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LEHRABSCHLÜSSE IN DER MIGROS AARE – DER TALENTSCHMIEDE ENTWACHSEN

LEHRABSCHLÜSSE IN DER MIGROS AARE – DER TALENTSCHMIEDE ENTWACHSEN   Schönbühl, Switzerland, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — 206 Lehrabgängerinnen und Lehrabgänger der Migros Aare feierten am 7. Juli ihren Abschluss. Das entspricht einer Erfolgsquote von hohen 98 Prozent. 10 Lernende platzierten sich gar in den eidgenössischen Rängen. 110 von den Lehrabgängern haben innerhalb der Migros […]

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MIGROS: 54 LUZERNER LERNENDE STARTEN INS BERUFSLEBEN

MIGROS: 54 LUZERNER LERNENDE STARTEN INS BERUFSLEBEN   Dierikon, Switzerland, 2017-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — In der Migros Luzern haben 83 junge Frauen und Männer ihre Grundbildung absolviert – 54 davon aus dem Kanton Luzern – und starten nun in ihr Berufsleben. 80 Prozent der Abschliessenden werden weiterbeschäftigt. 83 junge Berufsleute haben ihre Grundbildung […]

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Carrefour hosted series of initiatives to celebrate diversity and equal opportunities

Carrefour celebrates inclusiveness with its 384,000 employees and takes stock of its progress in equal opportunities Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 30 June, for the 2nd year running, Carrefour celebrates diversity and equal opportunities with a series of initiatives across 10 different countries. The company is also celebrating the daily commitment […]

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EROSKI incorpora 311 socias y socios trabajadores a la cooperativa en 2016

EROSKI incorpora 311 socias y socios trabajadores a la cooperativa en 2016   Actualmente, y tras las incorporaciones, se elevan a 8.046 sus Socias y Socios Trabajadores  Las Socias y Socios Trabajadores, por su condición de propietarios, son partícipes en la gestión y resultados de la cooperativa  Los nuevos cooperativistas han completado el programa de […]

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Belk announces Southern Designer Showcase winners

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk announced the winners of its Fifth Annual Southern Designer Showcase this evening during a poolside, catwalk-style fashion show. The winning collections will be featured in select Belk stores and online in March 2018. The Southern Designer Showcase began in 2012 to celebrate the regional Southern designers […]

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John Lewis seeks Partners (staff) to fill 300 positions for its new Oxford shop

London, 2017-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis will be welcoming applications for around 300 new jobs, created by its new Oxford shop in the Westgate development, from 23 June. The retailer is looking for Partners (staff) to fill full-time and part-time positions within the shop, from sales and services assistants, to visual merchandisers […]

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Lenta announces the results of its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) (“the Company”), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, today (23 June 2017) announces the results of the Company’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (“AGM”). The shareholders re-elected all 7 of Lenta Ltd.’s non-executive Directors: John Oliver (chairman); Stephen Johnson (independent); […]

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Wegmans Medford announces recipients of its Employee Scholarship Program

MEDFORD, MA, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Four graduating seniors from the Medford area received $500 scholarship grants from Wegmans Food Markets in a symbolic nod to the company’s annual announcement of recipients for its Employee Scholarship Program, which helps employees along the path to higher education. The local recipients are students from Everett, […]

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Food Marketing Institute announces promotions of managerial staff members

ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today (Jun 14, 2017) announces the recent promotions of four managerial staff members who embody the organization’s strategic emphasis on the food safety and regulatory environment. The following executives received recognition: Stephanie Barnes – Barnes serves as FMI’s chief regulatory officer and legal […]

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Australian Retailers Association proposed further changes to the 457 visa reform ensuring the longevity of Australian retail

Melbourne, Australia, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the retail industry’s peak representative body, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has proposed further changes to the 457 visa reform in a submission to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) ensuring the longevity of Australian retail. ARA Executive Director, Russell Zimmerman said the ARA have […]

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Foodstuffs’ call to save Kiwi favourites Jaffas and Pineapple Lumps

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Jun-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Like most New Zealanders, we are gutted at the prospect that the days are numbered for our iconic Jaffas, Pineapple Lumps, Buzz Bars, and Pinky Bars. Foodstuffs, the owner of PAK’nSAVE, New World, and Four Square, is a proud New Zealand company, and like the rest […]

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Mercadona reinforces its workforce with 7,000 new hires for the summer

The company plans to hire 2,000 people more than in the 2016 summer campaign – when it hired 5,000 – to respond to the influx of tourists, and to maintain a service of excellence. The salary for these new Mercadona employees will be of 1,122 euros month/net, and the contracting period runs from June to […]

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Amazon.com to open a new fulfillment center in Jefferson, Georgia

Hiring starts today for hundreds of associate positions SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for a new fulfillment center in Jefferson, Georgia. When opened, Amazon will create 1,000 new full-time jobs at the facility. The company currently has more than 1,500 full-time employees at its existing facilities in the state. “Georgia […]

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Sainsbury’s to boost support for hundreds of thousands of farmers and workers

Sainsbury’s to boost support for hundreds of thousands of farmers and workers   London, 2017-May-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has today (23 May 2017) announced an ambitious new approach to the way it sources key crops and ingredients, from tea and prawns to coffee and bananas. It will empower its farmers to build […]

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Nordstrom appoints Stacy Brown-Philpot as new director and reelects eleven existing members of the Board

SEATTLE, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc., announced on May 16, 2017 the reelection of eleven existing members of the Board of Directors, and the appointment of Stacy Brown-Philpot, CEO of TaskRabbit, as a new director. Former board director, Enrique ‘Rick’ Hernandez, Jr., announced earlier this year that he would not be seeking […]

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Price Rite seeks applicants to fill up 85 positions for its new Utica store

Utica, NY, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Supermarkets announced that it is accepting job applications for its 64th store, the 32,000-square-foot Price Rite of Utica, located at 501 Bleeker Street, scheduled to open in June 2017.  The supermarket chain, known for its everyday low prices, is looking to hire approximately 85 employees for full- […]

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ScanSource and Intelisys executives named to 2017 CRN® Women of the Channel list

Greenville, SC, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — ScanSource Communications, a leading global provider of communications products and a sales unit of ScanSource, Inc., and Intelisys Inc., a ScanSource company and the nation’s leading Technology Services Distributor, announced today (May 16, 2017) that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named five leaders to […]

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BESTSELLER announces 11 hand-picked talents for UNLEASH

BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — This August, BESTSELLER is partnering with UNLEASH to bring together 1,000 global talents to solve the world’s most pressing problems. Meet the 11 hand-picked BESTSELLER talents that will take part in the event. Talents from more than 165(!) countries around the world have applied to become part of […]

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Taco Bell to create 100,000 new U.S. jobs over the next five years

Company and franchisees expect to create 3,500 new positions this summer Irvine, Calif., 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taco Bell’s recent announcement to grow as a system to 8,000 U.S. locations by the end of 2022 means more than just bringing delicious tacos and burritos to new communities; this also will create about 100,000 […]

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The Wawa Foundation seeks nominations for its second annual “Hero Award”

Launched During the 2016 Wawa Welcome America! Festivities, the Second Annual Hero Award Will Honor Greater Philadelphia Area Non-Profits that Assist Others and Help to Advance Their Communities Wawa, PA., 2017-May-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wawa Foundation, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit founded to support Wawa’s charitable giving and philanthropic activities, is seeking nominations for […]

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Lowe’s And Habitat for Humanity Empower Women With Construction Skills

Lowe’s And Habitat for Humanity Empower Women With Construction Skills   ATLANTA, 2017-May-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 17,000 women volunteers will come together starting Saturday in their local communities to help build or improve affordable homes alongside future homeowners as part of Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s 10th annual National Women Build Week. […]

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Empire Company Limited launches major transformation initiative ‘Project Sunrise’

Company to deliver $500 million in annualized savings by 2020 Stellarton, NS, 2017-May-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Empire Company Limited (“Empire”) today (May 4, 2017) launched ‘Project Sunrise’, a major transformation initiative that will deliver $500 million in annualized savings by the end of fiscal 2020. This significant cost reduction will allow Empire to reinvest […]

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RILA issues statement on House passage of H.R. 1180 the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017

Arlington , VA , 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (May 2, 2017) the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for the world’s largest and most innovative retail companies, issued the following statement following the House passage of H.R. 1180 the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017: “We applaud the House passage of […]

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