RUSSIA: Lenta announces the opening of its first supermarket in Novosibirsk

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its first supermarket in Novosibirsk. The new store is a Lenta large format supermarket located in Amsterdam shopping centre at 4/1 Geodezicheskaya str., Novosibirsk. The store has a […]

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RUSSIA: Lenta announces the opening of its second hypermarket in Lipetsk

With this opening, Lenta expands its network in the Central region to 23 hypermarkets in 15 cities St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its second hypermarket in Lipetsk. The new store is a […]

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2017 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient® study: Wegmans Food Markets ranked #2 for corporate reputation among 100 most visible companies

Rochester, NY, 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets, a family-owned supermarket chain with 92 stores in the northeast and mid-Atlantic region, was ranked #2 for corporate reputation among the 100 most visible companies, according to the 2017 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient® (RQ) study. “This only happens because our 47,000 employees are committed […]

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NRF and Hackett Associates Global Port Tracker report: Imports expected to increase 4.6 percent during the first half of 2017

WASHINGTON, 2017-Feb-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to increase 4.6 percent during the first half of 2017 over the same period last year as the nation’s economy improves and retail sales continue to grow, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today (February 9, […]

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Tractor Supply Company to present at an investment community meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017

BRENTWOOD, TN, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today (02/07/17) announced that the Company’s management team will deliver a 90-minute presentation at an investment community meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (11:00 a.m. Central […]

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Ahold USA and Delhaize America unveil plans and strategies to further strengthen their brands

Quincy, Mass. and Salisbury, N.C., 2017-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold USA and Delhaize America, proud companies of Royal Ahold Delhaize, are each announcing plans to further strengthen their brands to ensure they will remain customer-focused, close to their communities and positioned to win in their markets. This follows the merger of Ahold and Delhaize […]

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Wegmans Food Market stores raised $1.74 million during its fall 2016 hunger relief checkout scanning campaign

ROCHESTER, NY, 2017-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers of Wegmans Food Market stores raised $1.74 million during the company’s fall 2016 hunger relief checkout scanning campaign, known regionally as Check Out Hunger, Care About Hunger, or Food 2 Feed. “We’re grateful for our customers and employees who demonstrate a shared commitment to making a […]

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X5 Retail Group and Internet Initiatives Development Fund announce retail partnership programme

Moscow, 2017-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or the “Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), today ( 2 February 2017) announces a strategic retail partnership programme with the Internet Initiatives Development Fund (IIDF) to test early-stage innovative projects and implement the best solutions in its business processes. Under the partnership, […]

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Rite Aid celebrates Valentine’s Day with essential needs to warm up a heart

Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid stores nationwide are stocked with the essentials needed to celebrate a heartwarming Valentine’s Day this year. From cards to chocolates, fresh cut flowers, loveable plush and seasonal décor, Rite Aid’s 4,600 convenient locations are ready to help its customers celebrate the season of love. […]

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Stater Bros. Markets among Top 20 companies in the U.S. with exceptional job security for its employees according to Forbes.com

SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stater Bros. Markets was named among the Top 20 companies in the United States to offer exceptional job security for its employees according to a report recently published on Forbes.com. Since 1936, Stater Bros. has proudly served generations of loyal customers.  In the highly competitive Southern California supermarket […]

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CVS Health Corporation to hold 4Q 2016 conference call on Thursday, February 9, 2017

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) will be holding a conference call on Thursday, February 9, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. (ET) with analysts and investors to discuss its fourth quarter financial results. An audio webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion of […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid announce amendment and extension of their definitive merger agreement

Deerfield, Ill. and Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) and Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today (30 January 2017) announced that they have entered into an amendment and extension of their previously announced definitive merger agreement under which Walgreens Boots Alliance will acquire all outstanding shares of […]

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Tractor Supply Company announces the opening of its 1,600th store located in Brentwood, CA

Milestone Highlights the Company’s Continued Execution of Long-Term Growth Strategy BRENTWOOD, TN, 2017-Jan-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today (1/26/2017) announced the opening of its 1,600th store in Brentwood, CA. The new store is located at 8800 Brentwood Boulevard […]

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Tractor Supply Company to release its 4Q and full year 2016 results on February 1, 2017

BRENTWOOD, TN, 2017-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, intends to release its fourth quarter and full year 2016 results after the market closes on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. In conjunction with this release, the management of Tractor Supply Company […]

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Lenta signs agreements with ADG Group for 36 locations of future Lenta supermarkets in Moscow

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Jan-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX:LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, has signed lease contracts with Edisonenergo LLC, part of the ADG Group real estate development company, who are building a network of neighborhood shopping and entertainment centers across Moscow’s residential areas. The agreements cover 36 […]

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Gustav Ehlert GmbH migrates its commerce platform to Intershop to develop new sales channels and lower its total cost of ownership

New commerce platform lowers total cost of ownership Enables multi-channel strategy for the wholesaler Can establish new online shops in a fast and professional way Jena, Germany, 2017-Jan-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gustav Ehlert GmbH, the leading wholesaler of packaging, cleaning agents, hygiene clothing and spices for the food processing industry is migrating its […]

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Office Depot and Austin Independent School District to develop an innovative entrepreneurship classroom at Crockett High School

BOCA RATON, Fla, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today (January 17, 2017 ) announced an expanded partnership with Austin Independent School District (AISD). The company recently worked with the district to develop an innovative entrepreneurship classroom at Crockett High School, located in Austin, […]

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Florida Hospital to operate and provide clinical services at Walgreens stores across Tampa

Florida Hospital to operate retail health clinics in 15 Walgreens stores in Tampa area; Walgreens plans to open a retail pharmacy at Florida Hospital Tampa    DEERFIELD, Ill. & TAMPA, Fla., 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Florida Hospital and Walgreens today (Jan. 11, 2017 ) announced a retail health clinic and pharmacy collaboration focused on delivering more […]

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FedEx dropoff and pickup services to be made available at Walgreens locations nationwide

Walgreens and FedEx customers to benefit from additional convenient and secure delivery locations   MEMPHIS, Tenn., and DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and Walgreen Co., one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, announced a long-term alliance agreement that will offer convenient access to FedEx dropoff and pickup services […]

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RBM Technologies is now One Door and launches new web presence, new brand assets, and a brand awareness campaign

BOSTON, 2016-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — RBM Technologies, the leading provider of cloud-based merchandising execution software for retail, announced that it is changing its name to One Door. Today’s announcement caps a three year transformation of the Company including new capitalization, a new leadership team, a global sales and support organization, and re-architecture of […]

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Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and Food Marketing Institute (FMI) report “Trends in Mass-Market Floral”

Newark, Del. and Arlington, Va., 2016-Nov-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The mass-market floral supply chain should continue to focus on impulse floral sales and holiday floral sales, while looking to grow website, wedding and sympathy sales, according to new research commissioned by Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and Food Marketing Institute (FMI). The report, “Trends […]

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Lenta announces the opening of its tenth and eleventh hypermarket in Moscow

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its tenth and eleventh hypermarkets in Moscow. The larger new store is a Lenta compact hypermarket format located at 111 A Borisovo, Serpukhov district. The store has a […]

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Lenta Ltd announces its reviewed consolidated IFRS results for the half year ending 30 June 2016

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2016-Aug-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta Ltd (“Lenta” or the “Company”), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, today (24 August 2016) announces its reviewed consolidated IFRS results for the half year ending 30 June 2016 [1]. 1H 2016 Financial Highlights: •Total sales grew 21.9% to Rub 140.1bn (1H 2015: Rub […]

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X5 Retail Group opens two distribution centres in the Republic of Adygeya to develop its logistics infrastructure in the South of Russia

Maykop, Russia, 2016-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or the “Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announces the opening of two distribution centres (DC) in the Republic of Adygeya as part of the Company’s strategy to develop its logistics infrastructure in the South of Russia. The state-of-the-art logistics […]

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Davis Food & Drug owner Jim Davis to be inducted into the Utah Food Industry Association’s Hall of Fame

Salt Lake City, UT, 2016-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Jim Davis, owner of Davis Food & Drug, will receive top recognition this week at the Utah Food Industry Association’s (UFIA) annual conference. The seasoned retailer will be inducted into the UFIA Hall of Fame for his contributions to the grocery industry and his community. The […]

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Lenta Ltd to release its reviewed IFRS financial results for H1 FY2016 on 25th August 2016

St-Petersburg, Russia, 2016-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta Ltd, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) (“Lenta”), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce it will release its reviewed IFRS financial results for the first half-year of 2016 on 25th August 2016. Lenta will also host an Analyst and Investor Conference Call on the […]

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Lowe’s announces $500,000 donation to American Red Cross Disaster Relief to help flood victims in Louisiana

Lowe’s announces $500,000 donation to American Red Cross Disaster Relief to help flood victims in Louisiana   MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2016-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — In response to historic flooding that has swept through Louisiana, Lowe’s announced today it will donate $500,000 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief to help those affected. Lowe’s is working with […]

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X5 Retail Group launches operations in the Siberian Federal District with the opening of five Pyaterochka stores

Novosibirsk, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer, announces the launch of its operations in the Siberian Federal District and the creation of Pyaterochka’s Siberian Division. Between 5 and 12 August, five Pyaterochkas were opened in Novosibirsk. The stores, with a total area of 2,890 sq m, are fully […]

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Target Corporation announces the appointment of Preston Mosier as SVP, fulfillment operations

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (August 8, 2016) Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) announced the hiring of Preston Mosier as senior vice president, fulfillment operations. Mosier will oversee Target’s direct-to-consumer fulfillment centers, as well as the process improvement, customer experience and product management functions related to direct fulfillment. He will report to Target’s executive […]

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FOCUS Brands announces commitment to sourcing ingredients that contain only cage free eggs

ATLANTA , 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — In response to a growing consumer sentiment towards cage free eggs and the adoption of this policy by several other food service companies, FOCUS Brands is joining forces with others in the industry and announcing its commitment to sourcing ingredients that contain only cage free eggs. While not […]

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