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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JCPenney CFO Edward Record to leave the company

Andrew Drexler to Serve as Interim CFO as an Executive Search is Underway PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today  (July 10, 2017) announced that Edward Record has informed the Company of his intention to step down from his position as executive vice president, chief financial officer […]

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The Wendy’s Company to host 2Q 2017 results conference call on Wednesday, August 9

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) will release its second quarter 2017 results before the market opens on Wednesday, August 9. A conference call will follow at 9 a.m. ET, with a simultaneous webcast from the investors section of the Company’s website at www.aboutwendys.com. The live conference call will be available at (877) 572-6014 […]

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Barnes & Noble welcomes Carl Hauch as Vice President of Stores

New York, NY, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, today (July 10, 2017) announced that Carl Hauch has been named Vice President, Stores, effective immediately. In his new role, Mr. Hauch will be responsible for the entire retail store organization and profitable growth of the business, […]

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Barnes & Noble Founder and Chairman Leonard Riggio named Grand Marshal of the 73rd Columbus Day Parade

Barnes & Noble Chairman and Founder Creates Theme Entitled “A Celebration of Italian-American Authors” and Invites them to March Up Fifth Avenue NEW YORK, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Columbus Citizens Foundation announced today (July 10, 2017) that Leonard Riggio, the Founder and Chairman of Barnes & Noble, the world’s largest bookseller, has […]

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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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Swedish ICA stores announces 3.4% sales increase in June 2017 vs. same period last year

Solna, Sweden, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales in the Swedish ICA stores increased by 3.4% in June 2017 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 2.6%. June 2017 January –June 2017 Store sales excl. VAT Mkr Change  all stores Change like-for-like Mkr Change  all stores Change like-for-like Maxi ICA […]

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Office Depot announces new loyalty program

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading provider of office products, services, and solutions, today (July 10, 2017) announced a new loyalty program to save customers money with expanded benefits, “Office Depot OfficeMax Rewards Everything”. The program has been updated to ensure every member is rewarded, and by […]

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RUSSIA: O’KEY Group and Familia announce strategic partnership

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — O’KEY Group S.A. (LSE: OKEY, the “Group”), one of the leading Russian food retailers, and Familia, the leading off-price retailer in Russia, announce a strategic partnership. All the materials published by the Group are available on its website www.okeyinvestors.ru. As part of the strategic partnership, Familia will open […]

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O’KEY Group names Ivan Dropuljic as Commercial Operations Director, hypermarket and supermarket business

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — O’KEY Group S.A. (LSE: OKEY, the “Group”), one of the leading Russian food retailers, announces the appointment of Ivan Dropuljic as Commercial Operations Director for the hypermarket and supermarket business. All materials published by the Group are available on its website www.okeyinvestors.ru. In the role of Commercial Operations […]

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New partnership brings SPAR brand to Cyprus

Cyprus, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR International has announced an exciting new partnership with Ermes Department Stores PLC, a member of The Cyprus Trading Corporation PLC, the largest and most diversified listed Group in Cyprus. The new entity, SPAR Cyprus, aims to become the leading wholesale and retail service provider to independent retailers […]

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SPAR Hungary announces further expansion in the first half of 2017

Hungary, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Hungary has announced impressive growth figures for 2016, growing partnerships with independent retailers and further expansion in the first half of 2017. 2016 marked SPAR’s 25th anniversary in Hungary. During the year, SPAR Hungary announced the opening of 46 new stores across the country, including 22 SPAR […]

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Metro Inc. to release its 3Q 2017 financial results on August 15th, 2017

Montreal, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Metro Inc. will be releasing its financial results for the Third Quarter of 2017 on August 15th, 2017. This release will be followed by a conference call at 9:00 a.m. EDT. Mr. Eric R. La Flèche, President & CEO and Mr. François Thibault, Executive Vice President & CFO […]

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DC Aviation Al-Futtaim starts offering jet fuel from its base in Dubai South at Al Maktoum International Airport

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim starts offering jet fuel from its base in Dubai South at Al Maktoum International Airport   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting this month, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF), the joint venture between DC Aviation Group and Al-Futtaim, is offering its private and business jet clients competitively priced jet fuel […]

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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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Walgreens Healthcare Clinics in 17 new markets will be able to prescribe PrEP for HIV Prevention

Company broadly expands prevention efforts following successful rollout in April DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today (July 10, 2017) announced that beginning July 13, providers at Walgreens Healthcare Clinic locations in 17 new markets will be able to prescribe PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), a medication protocol for people who don’t have HIV to […]

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First Data Corporation to release its 2Q 2017 financial results on Monday, August 7, 2017

NEW YORK, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC) will release its second quarter 2017 financial results before the market opens on Monday, August 7, 2017. The release will be available at investor.firstdata.com. The company will host a conference call and webcast to review these results on Monday, August 7, 2017 at […]

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NRF: imports could set new record as merchants enter back-to-school season and begin to stock up for the holiday season

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — July and August should be two of the busiest months ever seen for imports at the nation’s major retail container ports, possibly setting a new record as merchants enter the back-to-school season and begin to stock up for the holiday season that will follow, according to the monthly […]

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Kimco Realty acquires Jantzen Beach an open-air shopping center in Portland, Oregon for $131.8 million

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE:KIM) today (7/10/2017) announced the post-second quarter acquisition of Jantzen Beach, a 96%-occupied, 746,000-square-foot, open-air shopping center on 67 acres in Portland, Oregon, for $131.8 million, or $177/square foot, substantially below replacement cost. Jantzen Beach is the company’s eighth property in the […]

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Coborn’s, Inc. recalls Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Bars that were incorrectly labeled as Gluten Free Fudge Brownies

St. Cloud, Minn., 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Coborn’s, Inc. of St. Cloud, Minn. is recalling packages of its Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Bars, some of which were incorrectly labeled as Gluten Free Fudge Brownies. The Gluten Free Fudge Brownie label does not indicate the product contains milk, however the Gluten Free Chocolate Chip […]

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts’ Original Glazed® doughnut is celebrating its 80th birthday on Friday, July 14

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts’ Original Glazed® doughnut is celebrating its 80th birthday on Friday, July 14   Customers to join celebration by enjoying a dozen Original Glazed® doughnuts for just 80 cents with purchase of any dozen at regular price WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will celebrate the 80th birthday of […]

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Whole Foods Market announces one-day sale on Ben & Jerry’s ice creams on July 16

AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — On July 16 and in celebration of National Ice cream Day, all Whole Foods Market stores will have a one-day sale on Ben & Jerry’s ice creams, frozen yogurts and non-dairy frozen treat pints. Customers can choose two of any of Ben & Jerry’s euphoric and uniquely flavored […]

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AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 1,638,156 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM JULY 3, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING JULY 7, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,638,156 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from July 3, 2017 up to and including July 7, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €16.67 per share for a total consideration of €27.3 million. These repurchases were […]

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CBRE-managed properties win International TOBY Awards at the 2017 BOMA International Conference & Expo

Los Angeles, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE announced that two buildings managed by the company—HESS Tower in Houston, Texas, and 6525 The Corners in Peachtree Corners, Georgia—were recipients of the International TOBY (The Outstanding Building of the Year®) Award at the 2017 Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International Conference & Expo in […]

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PetSmart opened 18 new stores in the U.S. and Canada in the first quarter of 2017

Phoenix, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, Inc. today ( July 10, 2017 ) announced it has opened 18 new stores in the U.S. and Canada for the fiscal quarter ending May 1, 2017. The company opened 70 net new stores in 2016 and expects to open more than this number in fiscal year 2017. […]

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Watsons launches Brand Refresh Campaign; introduces brand-new store team uniforms

Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — At Watsons, we always make customers “LOOK GOOD, FEEL GREAT”. The brand has launched a Brand Refresh Campaign throughout 12 operating markets across Asia and Eastern Europe. The best way to live the “Look Good, Feel Great” brand value is to start with our employees, therefore Watsons evolves […]

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NRF: Retail industry employment in June gained 7,400 jobs over May

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jul-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retail industry employment turned a corner in June, gaining 7,400 jobs over May, the National Retail Federation said today (July 7, 2017). The retail numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. The economy overall saw gains of 222,000 jobs in June, far exceeding growth expectations for the […]

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Carrefour announces its first vertical garden at Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois hypermarket

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Jul-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is committed to urban agriculture and is continuing to open urban gardens located near its stores. In Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois, the famous “first hypermarket in France”, which opened in 1963, is breaking new ground by hosting the first vertical garden cultivated using the aeroponics process. In the store, ultra-fresh […]

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Amazon.com to open new fulfillment center in Orlando, Florida in 2018

SEATTLE, 2017-Jul-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in Orlando, Fla. When the site opens in 2018, Amazon will create 1,500 new full-time jobs with benefits and opportunities to engage with Amazon Robotics in a highly technological workplace. “We are excited to join the Orlando community, creating more than 1,500 full-time […]

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SSP opens Leon and bar concept Cabin at London Paddington station

SSP opens Leon and bar concept Cabin at London Paddington station   London, 2017-Jul-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP Group plc, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, has opened a new restaurant and a new bar at London Paddington station. The new units are healthy eating brand Leon and […]

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