Ingles Markets reports its nine month sales rose 2.9% to $2.87 billion vs. prior year nine-month period

ASHEVILLE, N.C., 2014-8-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMKTA) today reported higher sales and net income for the three and nine months ended June 28, 2014 as compared with the three and nine months ended June 29, 2013. Third quarter net sales rose 4.7% to $978.3 million, an increase of $44.2 million over last […]

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CBRE Group, Inc. completes the acquisition of Preuss Gesellschaft mbH and its subsidiaries

CBRE Expands Building Consultancy Capabilities in Germany with Addition of Project Management Specialists ​Los Angeles, 2014-8-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBG) today announced it has closed the acquisition ofPreuss Gesellschaft mbH and its subsidiaries (“Preuss”), a leading provider of project management services in Germany. Preuss focuses on the project management of new real […]

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CBRE Group, Inc. acquires specialized project management company Paragon Project Management Pty Ltd

Los Angeles, 2014-8-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has acquired Paragon Project Management Pty Ltd, a leading specialized project management company. The acquisition materially strengthens CBRE’s position as a leader in corporate real estate services in the Pacific Region. Paragon’s national team of 26 professionals will be integrated with […]

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CBRE Group, Inc. acquires CBRE Louisville

Los Angeles, 2014-8-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has acquired CBRE | Louisville, a commercial real estate services firm that has served as CBRE’s affiliate in metropolitan Louisville, Kentucky and southern Indiana since 1996. CBRE | Louisville is one of the Louisville region’s leading providers of leasing, investment sales, […]

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CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. and Horizon Group Properties, Inc. mark the opening of The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass

LOUISVILLE, KY SHOPPING CENTER OPENS 100% LEASED CHATTANOOGA, TN and NORTON SHORES, MI, 2014-8-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL) and Horizon Group Properties, Inc. (OTC: HGPI), announced today the grand opening of The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass, which opened fully leased with 90 stores and eateries. The center opened to the […]

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Foodstuffs: New Zealand’s largest food distribution centre expected to be complete by September 2014

Whakatane, New Zealand, 2014-8-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — When Foodstuffs South Island purchased the 13 hectare Hornby ‘Greenfields’ property in February 2011 it was with a view to develop the site into the key South Island distribution centre (DC) and future of supply chain for the South Island business. Construction at the site commenced in 2013 with the […]

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Kingfisher announces the second instalment of its European Home Report

Rising energy prices are homeowners’ number one fear Home improvement increasingly seen as a way to add value LONDON, 2014-8-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kingfisher, the home improvement retailer whose businesses include B&Q and Castorama, has unveiled the second instalment of its European Home Report, two years on since the first:  a survey of 17,000 householders’ attitudes […]

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NRF’s VP for Government Relations David French comments on National Labor Relations Board decision on franchise model

Further evidence that the NLRB has lost all credibility WASHINGTON,  2014-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation released the following statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French on the National Labor Relations Board decision on what constitutes a joint employer: “The staff decision issued today by the National Labor Relations Board recommending that McDonald’s and […]

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NRF acknowledged outstanding small business retail owners as part of the National Retail Federation’s Retail Advocates Summit

Chicago’s Art Potash Named America’s Retail Champion of the Year during Retail Advocates Summit WASHINGTON, 2014-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of the National Retail Federation’s Retail Advocates Summit and congressional fly-in, NRF today acknowledged outstanding small business retail owners and community leaders for their grassroots advocacy and engagement on federal, state and local issues. As part […]

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Delhaize Group will announce its second quarter 2014 results on Thursday August 7, 2014

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2014-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group will announce its second quarter 2014 results (ended June 30, 2014) on Thursday August 7, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. CET. The press release will be available on Delhaize Group’s website (www.delhaizegroup.com) immediately after its publication. The Delhaize Group management team will discuss the second quarter 2014 results during […]

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Wegmans Food Markets and Driscoll’s to sponsor the 8th Annual Strawberry Days fundraiser to benefit The Children’s Home Society of New Jersey

PRINCETON, NJ, 2014-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The caring folks of Driscoll’s have once again partnered with Wegmans Food Markets to sponsor the 8th Annual Strawberry Days fundraiser to benefit The Children’s Home Society of New Jersey (CHSofNJ). The three day fundraising event aims to promote a healthy summer snack while raising awareness and critical funds for […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts signed multi-unit store development agreement with new franchisees Brian and Sharon Weidendorf for seven restaurants in Duluth, Minnesota

CANTON, MA, 2014-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with new franchisees, Brian and Sharon Weidendorf, to develop seven restaurants in Duluth, Minnesota and the surrounding areas. The first restaurant is planned to open in spring 2015. Led […]

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Whole Foods Market announced new store for the Northern California region in Midtown Sacramento

Emeryville, Calif., 2014-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market announced today a new store for the Northern California region, in Midtown Sacramento at 20th and L streets. The store will be approximately 40,000 square feet and serve as the first floor of a mixed-use building with residential units above. Shoppers will be able to park in […]

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Russia’s largest food retailer Magnit opens its 60 “Magnit Family” store

Krasnodar, 2014-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — OJSC “Magnit”, Russia’s largest food retailer (the “Company”; MICEX and LSE: MGNT), is pleased to announce the opening of the 60th “Magnit Family” store. Please be informed that today the Company has opened its 60th “Magnit Family” store located at 116/1, Pobedy prospect, Orenburg, Volga federal district. Assortment of the […]

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Ingles Markets, Incorporated to host online, real-time webcast and rebroadcast of its third quarter earnings conference call on August 4, 2014

ASHEVILLE, N.C., 2014-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMKTA) will provide an online, real-time webcast and rebroadcast of its third quarter earnings conference call on August 4, 2014. Ingles plans to release earnings for its third quarter ended June 28, 2014, on August 4, 2014. The live broadcast of Ingles Markets’ quarterly conference call will be available […]

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Morrisons becomes UK’s first retailer to sign the Responsible Can Packaging Pledge

Bradford, England, 2014-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons is the first UK retailer to sign the Responsible Can Packaging Pledge, meaning it will not produce or sell any carbonated product with more than four units of alcohol in a single-serve can. The Responsible Can Packaging Pledge forms part of the Department of Health’sResponsibility Deal, which aims to engage manufacturers […]

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Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC: Andrew Higginson will become the company’s Chairman when Sir Ian Gibson retires in 2015

Bradford, England, 2014-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC (“Morrisons”) announces that Andrew Higginson will become the company’s Chairman when Sir Ian Gibson retires in 2015. Andrew will join the board on 1 October 2014 as non-executive Deputy Chairman and Chairman Elect. Andrew is currently the Chairman of Poundland Plc and N […]

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Giant and P&G will award thirty pairs of tickets to ‘Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend’ in Washington D.C.

Giant Food Announces Donation to 11 Women’s Empowerment Nonprofits Landover, Md., 2014-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — As a sponsor of the Washington, D.C. tour stop for ‘Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend,’ Giant Food of Landover, Md., is pleased to offer customers, in partnership with P&G, the exclusive opportunity to attend the transformational weekend September 19-20 at […]

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Foodstuffs North Island Ltd: PAK’nSAVE Whakatane to begin refurbishment project in September

Whakatane, New Zealand,  2014-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whakatane shoppers are about to see big changes at their local PAK’nSAVE as a refurbishment project commences in September.  The upgrade will create a larger and more modern store, with a 33% increase to the store’s retail area. The changes will ensure customers have more product choice and the wider […]

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Foodstuffs North Island Ltd: New World Hawera to close following review of the long-term sustainability of the store

New World Hawera is to close following a review of the long-term sustainability of the store by Foodstuffs North Island Ltd. Waiheke, New Zealand, 2014-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — “We regularly review the brands and our store offerings to ensure we continue to provide a relevant offering to our customers and the wider community. Regular reviews are […]

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Harris Teeter: Chef’s Best returns to the Charlotte Convention Center Crown Ballroom on Sept. 5, 2014

Participating Charlotte Chefs Announced; Event to Raise Funds for Hunger Relief Charlotte, N.C., 2014-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chef’s Best is returning to the Charlotte Convention Center Crown Ballroom on Sept. 5, 2014, and will once again feature Charlotte’s best chefs, helping to raise funds for hunger relief. The theme this year is “homegrown” and pays tribute […]

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Hy-Vee, Inc. entered into contract to build Hy-Vee store in the City of Oakdale, Minn.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA, 2014-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. officials announced today that they have entered into contract to build a Hy-Vee store in the City of Oakdale, Minn. The City of Oakdale is the second Twin Cities location to be announced since Hy-Vee declared earlier this year that it would be entering the market. […]

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Kingfisher: Five store openings took place across the Group in June

LONDON, 2014-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Five store openings took place across the Group in June, for B&Q and Screwfix in the UK and Brico Dépôt France. B&Q in Penrith, Cumbria B&Q UK & Ireland opened a store at the Castle Retail Park in Penrith, replacing the former branch on Bridge Street. It covers an area […]

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Tesco appoints Alan Stewart as Chief Financial Officer

Cheshunt, England, 2014-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Notification pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.11 Pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.11, and further to Tesco PLC’s announcement on 10 July 2014, the Company announces that Alan Stewart will join the Board as Chief Financial Officer with effect from 1 December 2014. Jonathan Lloyd Company Secretary Tesco PLC For more […]

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Tesco to cut cost of diesel and petrol by 2p per litre at all of its petrol stations

Cheshunt, England, 2014-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Britain’s biggest petrol retailer will tomorrow cut the cost of diesel and petrol by 2p per litre at all of its petrol stations. The cut is in addition to savings customers can make through Fuel Save, which can be worth up to 20p off a litre. The more customers shop […]

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Sainsbury’s the first UK retailer to recycle its old food crates into more efficient ones made from 100% recycled material

LONDON, 2014-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Recycling these crates to a more efficient crate type will significantly reduce empty crate transport – reducing the number of road journeys needed to transport crates back to suppliers. The crates, recycled for Sainsbury’s by Schoeller Allibert, are the first in the UK to be made from 100% recycled material […]

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AHOLD REPURCHASED 1,466,762 AHOLD COMMON SHARES FOR € 19.42 MILLION BETWEEN JULY 21 AND JULY 25, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 1,466,762 Ahold common shares in the period from July 21, 2014 up to and including July 25, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 13.2413 per share for a total consideration of € 19.42 million. These repurchases were made as part of […]

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DreamPlace set to debut in seven locations nationwide owned by both General Growth Properties, Inc. and Forest City Enterprises

Interactive Santa Adventure Embodies DreamWorks’ Distinctive Blend of World-Class Technology and Storytelling for a Next Generation Holiday Experience GGP and Forest City Malls will Host Inaugural DreamPlace Experiences Glendale, CA, 2014-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s a little known fact that Shrek, the curmudgeonly ogre best known for fiercely protecting his swamp, actually dedicates his Christmas vacation […]

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Dollar Tree, Inc. to acquire Family Dollar in a cash and stock transaction for $74.50 per share

Will Operate More Than 13,000 Stores Across 48 States and Five Canadian Provinces, with Annual Sales Exceeding $18 Billion Will Continue to Operate and Grow Both the Dollar Tree and Family Dollar Brands, Offering Fixed- and Multi-Price Point Formats to Provide Consumers Greater Value, Convenience and Choice Expected to Achieve an Estimated $300 Million in […]

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Whole Foods Market supports Oregon’s Measure 92 requiring mandatory labeling of raw and packaged foods containing Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

PORTLAND, Ore.,  2014-7-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market strongly supports Oregon’s Measure 92, requiring mandatory labeling of raw and packaged foods containing Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) by Jan.1, 2016. More than 155,000 Oregonians signed a petition to put Measure 92 on the ballot this November. “At Whole Foods Market, we believe consumers have a fundamental […]

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