DDR and Madison International Realty announce recapitalization of DDR Domestic Retail Fund I, totaling $1.05 billion

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — DDR Corp. (NYSE: DDR) and an affiliate of Madison International Realty today (June 14, 2017) announced the recapitalization of a joint venture with 52 shopping centers previously owned by DDR and various partners through the DDR Domestic Retail Fund I, totaling $1.05 billion. Madison International Real Estate Liquidity Fund […]

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Fuels Institute: It would take close to a decade for a new vehicle technology to reach market saturation

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — It would take close to a decade for a new vehicle technology to reach market saturation, according to a new report released today (6/14/2017) by the Fuels Institute. The report, “New Technology Adoption Curves: A Case Study on Delivering E25-Capable Vehicles to Market,” demonstrates that it would […]

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Loving Pets recalls limited number of dog treats that may be contaminated with Salmonella

Cranbury, NJ, 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Loving Pets of Cranbury, NJ is voluntarily recalling a limited number of dog treats because of the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly […]

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Wildway LLC recalls certain grain-free granola products due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes

San Antonio, Texas, 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wildway LLC is voluntarily recalling certain grain-free granola codes, because the Company has been notified by an ingredient supplier that an ingredient used in these products has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes […]

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Whole Foods Market’s relocated Lexington store to open on June 23

LEXINGTON, Ky., 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market’s relocated Lexington store, set to open Friday, June 23, at 4059 Finn Way, will feature a pub and an outside fire pit area, as well as expanded selections of local products and innovations across departments. The store will open its doors following an 8:45 a.m. […]

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Taubman to report 2Q 2017 earnings on July 27, 2017

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) will announce its second quarter 2017 earnings after the market closes on July 27, 2017. The company will host a conference call to discuss these results on July 28, 2017 at 11 a.m. EDT. Shareholders and interested parties may listen to […]

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Unter dem Motto “PENNY goes Party”startet der Discounter-Festival-Sommer

Mega-Stores auf Hurricane, Parookaville und Highfield Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Musik- und Festival-Fans können sich dieses Jahr gleich dreifach freuen: Denn neben angesagter Musik von den heißesten Bands und DJs ist auch PENNY wieder mit von der Open Air Party-Partie. Das heißt für die mehrere Hunderttausend Fans von Hurricane (23.06. […]

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MIGROS ELGG FEIERT ERÖFFNUNG

MIGROS ELGG FEIERT ERÖFFNUNG   Gossau ,Switzerland, 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Am 22. Juni öffnet die Migros Elgg ihre Türen für die Kundschaft. Die neue Filiale bietet auf knapp 500m2 viel Frische sowie ein breites Sortiment für den Tageseinkauf. Die Einwohnerinnen und Einwohner aus Elgg und Umgebung dürfen sich freuen: Nach eineinhalb Jahren […]

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Amazon expands its career re-training program Career Choice to include robotics and photovoltaic certifications

Amazon’s career re-training program pre-pays 95 percent of tuition for courses in high-demand fields regardless of relevancy to Amazon Amazon continues to expand Career Choice with additional on-site classrooms at its fulfillment centers, more eligible fields of study and open-sourcing the program to other companies SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) today (Jun. […]

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Amazon.com to open its first Robotics facility in the Centennial State with its second Colorado fulfillment center

New Amazon Robotics facility will employ more than 1,500 full-time associates SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Jun. 12, 2017) announced plans to open its second Colorado fulfillment center in Thornton, which will be the first Amazon Robotics facility in the Centennial State. Amazon will create more than 1,500 new […]

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Starbucks to raise fund for Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation

Starbucks to raise fund for Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation   Seattle, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks is partnering with Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation to spread a simple message – be kind. Starting tomorrow (June 13), Starbucks will donate 25 cents from each one of its colorful Cups of Kindness […]

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Tesco launches the latest in its ‘Food Love Stories’ adverts to highlight its ongoing campaign to tackle food waste

Tesco launches the latest in its ‘Food Love Stories’ adverts to highlight its ongoing campaign to tackle food waste   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today [Wednesday 14 June] launched the latest in its series of ‘Food Love Stories’ adverts to highlight its ongoing efforts to tackle food waste. For […]

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Sears Holdings Corporation updates on its strategic restructuring program

Announces incremental actions to streamline its operations and deliver cost savings On track to achieve $1.25 billion in annualized cost savings in 2017 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Holdings Corporation (“Holdings,” “we,” “us,” “our,” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SHLD) today (June 13, 2017) announced important actions related to its previously […]

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Waitrose extends its FareShare trial to 25 branches in total this month

LONDON, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — A further 22 branches will use the IT platform to let local groups know about surplus food Charities will be offered volunteers and money to buy equipment such as freezers As Waitrose extends its successful FareShare trial to 25 branches in total this month, it has today (12 June […]

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SONIC® to expand across the U.S. with five new franchise agreements

SONIC® to expand across the U.S. with five new franchise agreements   Five franchise groups acquire existing locations and will build new drive-ins OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) today (Jun 13, 2017) announced five new agreements for franchise development in greater Washington, D.C., New York City, the Ohio River […]

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CVS Health with Drug Store News and Mack Elevation to hold health innovation summit

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (June 13, 2017), CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), in partnership with Drug Store News and Mack Elevation, will hold an innovation summit that brings together leaders from major health care, technology and consumer brands including Facebook, Under Armour, Google and IBM, among others, for a discussion about […]

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ALDI announces $3.4 billion investment to expand 2,500 stores nationwide by the end of 2022

Growth plan calls for 25,000 additional jobs Batavia, Ill., 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — ALDI continues to disrupt the U.S. grocery industry by providing customers with a smarter way to shop. Building on its already-aggressive growth strategy and $1.6 billion program to remodel 1,300 stores by 2020, the grocery retailer just announced a $3.4 […]

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NRF condemns House Ways and Means proposal to phase in Border Adjustment Tax over five years

Brady Suggestion Remains a ‘Massive Middle Class Tax Hike’ WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today (June 13, 2017) condemned a proposal by House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady to phase in a Border Adjustment Tax over five years. “Phasing in a job-killing plan like the Border Adjustment Tax […]

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His Royal Highness, Prince Andrew visits world’s first Automated Retail Distribution Centre at Asda’s new facility in Warrington

His Royal Highness, Prince Andrew visits world’s first Automated Retail Distribution Centre at Asda’s new facility in Warrington   Colleagues work alongside state of the art automated technology at the site, which serves supermarkets across Manchester and Liverpool, along with Cheshire, Lancashire and North Wales LEEDS, England, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — His Royal […]

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Asda and Social Investment Scotland to host the Social Enterprise Supplier Development Academy for the second year

Asda and Social Investment Scotland to host the Social Enterprise Supplier Development Academy for the second year   Asda’s only Social Enterprise Supplier Academy returns following huge success last year Academy will support eight Scottish social enterprises to develop route to market Social Investment Scotland secures almost £1m in carrier bag charge revenues to help […]

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Brewgooder secures national deal with Asda to stock its Clean Water Lager in stores across the UK and Northern Ireland

Brewgooder secures national deal with Asda to stock its Clean Water Lager in stores across the UK and Northern Ireland   LEEDS, England, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brewgooder, the world’s first craft beer brewery, is to donate 100% of its profits to clean water projects in developing countries, is celebrating securing a national […]

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Bunnings Warehouse opens in Hemel Hempstead; its third store in the UK and Ireland

Bunnings Warehouse opens in Hemel Hempstead; its third store in the UK and Ireland   Perth, Australia, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The third Bunnings Warehouse store in the UK and Ireland opened its doors to customers on Friday 9 June in Hemel Hempstead, Buckinghamshire. The new store, on the site of the former […]

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Intershop helps QBank develop its integration capabilities with various tools and platforms

Jena, Germany, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — QBank continues to develop its integration capabilities with various tools. The company’s latest launch is the integration for the German e-commerce system, Intershop. Intershop and QBank have been partners for about a year, and now they have taken the next step in offering an integrated solution between their platforms. This enables them to […]

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Wegmans Montvale announces recipients of its Employee Scholarship Program

MONTVALE, NJ., 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Five graduating seniors from the Montvale 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. Since the program began in 1984, more […]

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Wegmans Hanover announces recipients of its Employee Scholarship Program

HANOVER, NJ., 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Five graduating seniors from the Hanover 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 Hanover […]

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Weingarten Realty Investors to release 2Q 2017 earnings on Thursday, July 27, 2017

HOUSTON, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) announced today (6/13/2017) that its second quarter 2017 earnings will be released after the market closes on Thursday, July 27, 2017. Senior Management will host our quarterly earnings conference call on Friday, July 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Central Time. Event: Weingarten Realty’s Second Quarter […]

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PetSmart delivers the first of nearly 90 initial semi-truck loads of pet food through its historic Buy a Bag, Give a Meal program

PetSmart Expects to Distribute more than 60 Million Meals and Reports Philanthropic Program Has Already Generated More Than 20 Million Meals to Date PetSmart Charities Teams up with Feeding America® and Rescue Bank® to Distribute the Pet Food to  Rescues, Shelters and Food Banks in the U.S. PHOENIX, Ariz., 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — […]

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AHOLD SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: AHOLD REPURCHASED 1,725,270 AHOLD COMMON SHARES IN THE PERIOD FROM June 5, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING June 9, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,725,270 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from June 5, 2017 up to and including June 9, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €19.35 per share for a total consideration of €33.4 million. These repurchases were […]

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FRF: Florida families will spend more than ever on Father’s Day this year

Dads to get showered with gifts in record-setting fashion this year; Meals, clothing, gift cards, electronics and personal care items top the list of popular options TALLAHASSEE, FL, 2017-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Florida Retail Federation (FRF), the state’s premier trade association celebrating its 80th year of supporting Florida’s retail industry, says Florida […]

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Kenko.com and Soukai Drug merge to form Rakuten Direct, Inc.

Tokyo, 2017-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten Inc. today (JUNE 12, 2017) announced that the new company to be formed through the merger of Rakuten’s wholly-owned subsidiaries Kenko.com, Inc. and Soukai Drug. Co., Ltd. on July 1, 2017 will be named Rakuten Direct, Inc. Noriaki Komori will assume the role of Representative Director & CEO at […]

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