Coop-Gruppe steigert Umsatz und Gewinn

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Der Gesamtumsatz der Coop-Gruppe betrug 2016 CHF 28,3 Milliarden, dies entspricht einem Umsatzwachstum von 5,2 %. Der Jahresgewinn der Coop-Gruppe betrug CHF 475 Millionen. Positiv auf das Ergebnis wirkte sich die gute Ertragslage im Bereich Grosshandel / Produktion aus. Weiter hervorzuheben sind das starke Wachstum im Bereich Online-Shops […]

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Mall Owners Look for Sales Data Capture at POS to Bridge Rental Loss

Chennai, India, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ —  As commercial real estate growth remains sober in cities across India leading to high vacancy levels in Malls, space owners these days adopt new strategy to bring tenants to cover rental revenue loss. As per the new trend, retailers agree to pay less monthly rental but part […]

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SSP Group opens new Hausmann’s restaurant at Dusseldorf airport

SSP Group opens new Hausmann’s restaurant at Dusseldorf airport   LONDON, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP Group plc, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, has opened a new Hausmann’s restaurant at Dusseldorf airport. The restaurant, situated at Gate A, has been created by Patrick Rüther and star chef […]

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MIGROS: EIN OBI FÜR SCHAFFHAUSEN

MIGROS: EIN OBI FÜR SCHAFFHAUSEN   Gossau, Switzerland 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Genossenschaft Migros Ostschweiz plant, im Frühling 2018 im Herblingertal einen OBI Heimwerkermarkt mit Gartencenter zu eröffnen. Bei der Stadt Schaffhausen hat sie ein entsprechendes Baugesuch eingereicht. Im Frühling 2018 möchte die Migros Ostschweiz in Herblingen einen neuen OBI eröffnen. Gut 700 […]

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Taco Bell adds Wedding Package to the menu at its Cantina Flagship in Las Vegas

Adds Wedding Ceremonies to the Menu and Hosts Contest for First Wedding at Taco Bell Cantina Flagship in Las Vegas Irvine, Calif., 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wedding bells are ringing Taco Bell-style today, as the company announced it is celebrating love by giving fans the opportunity to get married at its Las Vegas Cantina […]

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Walgreens and PeopleForBikes launch unique road cycling journeys in support of Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day Campaign

Road Cycling Experience to Benefit Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day Campaign to End Child Poverty DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens and PeopleForBikes have joined together to introduce “Ride On for Red Nose Day,” two four-day professional-grade road cycling experiences that will begin April 30 to help support Red Nose Day’s mission to […]

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Starbucks® launches Blonde® Espresso Roast in Canada

Starbucks® launches Blonde® Espresso Roast in Canada   Seattle, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since 1975, the signature Starbucks® Espresso Roast has been at the heart of Starbucks® handcrafted espresso beverages, known for its intense, caramelly flavor. Starting today (February 15) customers in Canada can experience a new twist on classic beverages with Starbucks® Blonde® Espresso Roast […]

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Carrefour Foundation teams up with Ticket the Change for the fourth edition of its “Entrepreneur Programme”

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Having turned food into a means of tackling exclusion, the Carrefour Foundation is joining forces with Ticket the Change for the fourth edition of its “Entrepreneur Programme”. The aim is to find 50 budding entrepreneurs and leaders of projects that make a positive impact. Of the ten challenges facing […]

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Amazon Web Services announces new unified communications service, Amazon Chime

New unified communications service delivers frustration-free meetings with exceptional video and audio quality Brooks Brothers, Level 3, and Vonage among the early users and partners SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today (Feb. 14, 2017) announced Amazon Chime, a new unified communications service that […]

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Amazon Original Kids Series, Pete the Cat and Costume Quest to debut at Prime Video

Brand-new children’s series will become available exclusively on Prime Video SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Feb. 13, 2017) announced it has ordered two new Amazon Original Kids Series, Pete the Cat, based on the award-winning book series, and Costume Quest, from the popular video games. Amazon’s new children’s series come from talented […]

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Kesko Group announces Sales performance in January 2017

Helsinki, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko Group’s sales in January 2017 totalled €827.4 million, which was up 33.3%. In comparable terms, excluding the impact of business arrangements, sales in local currencies increased by 5.2%. There were two more delivery days than in the previous year. “Kesko’s sales continued to increase in January. Sales performance […]

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L.O.L Surprise! now available at Argos stores

L.O.L Surprise! now available at Argos stores   Milton Keynes, UK, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The very latest craze in kids’ collectibles, L.O.L Surprise! comes to the UK’s number one toy store this week. Inspired by the unboxing phenomenon, the ‘Lil Outrageous Littles’ feature seven different layers for children to unwrap, each containing a […]

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LVMH takes part in an ambitious project to publish the Complete Works of Voltaire

LVMH takes part in an ambitious project to publish the Complete Works of Voltaire   Paris, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — LVMH is supporting an ambitious project at Oxford University to publish the Complete Works of Voltaire. The edition includes unpublished texts and pays tribute to Voltaire’s seminal thinking, which continues to resonate today. Micromégas, […]

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Sunglass Hut Selects One Door to Evolve In-Store Experience

Sunglass Hut Selects One Door to Evolve In-Store Experience Global Fashion Eyewear and Accessories Company Implements Merchandising Cloud to Meet the Personalized Needs of Each Customer BOSTON, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — One Door, the leading provider of cloud-based merchandising execution software for retailers, today announced that Sunglass Hut has implemented One Door’s Merchandising […]

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Belk expands its ready-to-wear brand Crown & Ivy into men’s clothing and women’s shoes

Most popular ready-to-wear brand comes to men’s clothing and women’s shoes this February; Brand will continue to expand to other areas in Spring 2018 CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk today (Feb 14, 2017) announced that the company is expanding its most successful private label brand, Crown & Ivy, into men’s clothing […]

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City Council of Norfolk approves IKEA’s proposal for its Hampton Roads store

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, expressed its appreciation to the City Council of Norfolk, Virginia for its unanimous approval this afternoon of plans for the Swedish company’s Hampton Roads store that would increase the IKEA presence in the southeastern U.S. as its second store in […]

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IKEA announces plans for its third Dallas-Fort Worth-area store

IKEA announces plans for its third Dallas-Fort Worth-area store   CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, has submitted a proposal to the City of Fort Worth, Texas for the Swedish company’s third Dallas-Fort Worth-area store and sixth in the state. Pending necessary approvals and agreements, construction […]

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IKEA U.S. helps customers fulfill their wish lists with the launch of new gift registry

Whether for a Wedding, Baby Shower, Housewarming Party – or Other Special Moment – Customers Can Create a “Wish List” Choosing from Thousands of Affordable Products for Every Area of the Home Conshohocken, PA, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA U.S. announces today (February 13, 2017) a new gift registry which allows customers to create […]

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British Land starts £23 million enhancement programme at New Mersey, Speke

British Land starts £23 million enhancement programme at New Mersey, Speke   London, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land and Hercules Unit Trust (HUT) have started construction of a £23 million leisure extension at New Mersey, Speke. British Land is doubling the amount of food and drink across its retail portfolio over the next […]

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The CEO Roundtable on Cancer accredits CVS Health with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard, recognizing its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members. The company earned the distinguished Gold Standard accreditation for […]

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BRC: Consumer price inflation increased 1.8% in January from 1.6% in the previous month

London, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Consumer price inflation continued on its upward trajectory in January, rising 1.8% on an annual basis from 1.6% in the previous month, broadly in line with expectations. Core inflation, which strips out erratic items such as food and energy, in fact remained unchanged at 1.6% for the second […]

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RILA welcomes the appointment of Steven Mnuchin as U.S. Secretary of Treasury

Arlington , VA, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association released the following statement congratulating Steven Mnuchin on being appointed U.S. Secretary of Treasury: “RILA congratulates Steven Mnuchin on his appointment to Secretary of Treasury. We look forward to working with the Department on policies that grow our nation’s economy, promote […]

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EuroShop 2017 to showcase how to virtually enhance the customer journey with Location Based Services

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopping with your Smartphone is already an everyday routine for many consumers today. EuroShop 2017, the World’s No. 1 Retail Trade Fair, held in Düsseldorf from 5 to 9 March, shows how to virtually enhance the customer journey with Location Based Services (LBS). Not only do numerous […]

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NACS survey: Americans are optimistic about the economy as gas prices fall

​ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — A majority of Americans (57%) are optimistic about the economy as gas prices fell by 5 cents per gallon over the past month, according to the latest National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Consumer Fuels Survey of U.S. adults who purchase fuel for a vehicle at least […]

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Morinda supports flood relief efforts in Tahiti

Morinda supports flood relief efforts in Tahiti   PAPE’ETE, Tahiti, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The end of January brought devastation to the people of Tahiti. After days of torrential rain and heavy flooding, many residents were evacuated from the island while thousands of others were left to take care of the broken remains that […]

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BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution Issue 3 benchmarked by GFSI

London, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC Global Standards are pleased to announce that the BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution Issue 3 has been successfully benchmarked against Issue 6 of the GFSI Guideline. Originally introduced in 2006, BRC Global Standards introduced the Global Standard for Storage and Distribution to complement the suite of […]

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Kimco to assist The SCORE Foundation in the creation of educational services for retail entrepreneurs

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE:KIM) today (2/13/2017) announced that it has sponsored The SCORE Foundation in the development by SCORE of new educational services focused specifically on entrepreneurs who are starting, operating or managing small businesses in the brick-and-mortar retail, service or restaurant industries. The program and […]

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NGA announces top winners of its Creative Choice Awards in the Marketing and Merchandising categories

Las Vegas, NV, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) today (Feb 14, 2017) revealed this year’s top winners of its Creative Choice Awards in the Marketing and Merchandising categories.  The “Outstanding Merchandiser” and “Outstanding Marketer” titles are the highest award of the Creative Choice Awards contest. This year’s contest featured […]

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NGA 2017 Best Bagger Champion — Brady Long of Buehler’s Fresh Foods in Medina, Ohio

Las Vegas, NV, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brady Long of Buehler’s Fresh Foods, located in Medina, Ohio, defeated 22 other Best Bagger competitors from across the nation to claim a grand prize of $10,000 and the title of the National Grocers Association (NGA) Best Bagger Champion. Designed to promote supermarket employees and demonstrate a […]

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NGA & Nielsen national grocery shoppers survey: high consumer satisfaction among independent supermarkets

Las Vegas, NV, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, today (Feb 13, 2017) released topline results from its national grocery shoppers survey that was conducted by Nielsen on behalf of NGA. The survey segments data by independent shoppers from regional and national […]

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