NRF monthly Global Port Tracker report: retail imports should see steady increases through the summer and into the fall

WASHINGTON, 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports should see steady increases through the summer and into the fall, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today (May 9, 2017) by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. “Regardless of whether the sales come in their […]

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DICK’S Sporting Goods to open stores in San Diego, Lake City and Bellingham in May

The retailer will celebrate the opening of these new DICK’S Sporting Goods locations during events that will run in May PITTSBURGH, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening three new stores in May. Grand opening events will be held for […]

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Tractor Supply announces 6.6% net sales increase to $1.56 billion in 1Q 2017 vs. same period in 2016

BRENTWOOD, TN, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today ( 4/11/2017) provided a business update for the first quarter ended April 1, 2017. Net sales for the first quarter 2017 increased 6.6% to $1.56 billion from $1.47 billion in […]

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Tractor Supply rolls out its Neighbor’s Club loyalty program nationwide

BRENTWOOD, TN, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today (04/11/17) announced the completion of its national rollout of the Company’s Neighbor’s Club loyalty program, expanding to the entire chain of 1,600 plus stores. Tractor Supply began its Neighbor’s Club […]

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CVS Health recognized by Billion Dollar Roundtable for reaching its goal of spending over $1 billion with diverse suppliers

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today (April 5, 2017) was recognized by Billion Dollar Roundtable, a top-level corporate advocacy organization that promotes supply-chain diversity excellence, for reaching its goal of spending over $1 billion with diverse suppliers. “We are incredibly proud to be […]

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Sheetz opens fully-stocked beer cave at stores in York and Hollidaysburg

ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers for more than 65 years, today ( March 30, 2017) announced the opening of a fully-stocked beer cave at stores in York, located at 160 Leader Heights Road, and Hollidaysburg, at 1100 Blair Street. With the opening of the York […]

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O’KEY Group names Miodrag Borojevic as its new CEO of hypermarket and supermarket business

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Mar-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — O’KEY Group (LSE: OKEY), one of the leading food retailers in Russia, today (22 March 2017) announced the appointment of Miodrag Borojevic as its new Chief Executive Officer of hypermarket and supermarket business. He will be succeeding Heigo Kera from May 2017. The Board of Directors would like […]

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H&M commits to improve livelihoods of workers; joins United Nation’s Better Than Cash Alliance

As the first global fashion brand, H&M group has joined the United Nation’s Better Than Cash Alliance to accelerate the transition from cash to digital payments in the supply chain. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today(8 MAR, 2017), many factory workers in the textile supply chain are paid entirely in cash. This […]

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

With this opening, Lenta expands its network in the Volga region to 33 hypermarkets in 21 cities St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Mar-07 — /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 Engels. The new store is a Lenta […]

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SpartanNash announces quarterly cash dividend of $0.165 per common share

Byron Center, MI, 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — SpartanNash Company (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SPTN) today (Mar 6th, 2017) announced that its Board of Directors approved a 10% increase to its quarterly cash dividend from $0.15 per common share to $0.165 per common share. The dividend will be paid on March 31, 2017 to shareholders […]

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Tractor Supply Company announces the promotion of Kurt D. Barton to SVP, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Bob Volke Promoted to Vice President, Controller BRENTWOOD, TN, 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today (03/06/17) announced that Kurt D. Barton has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in line with the Company’s […]

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Additional U.S. and Canada Suppliers Included in Expanded Supplier Code of Conduct of The Wendy’s Company

Code Expanded to Additional Suppliers in the United States and Canada, and Highlights Social Responsibility Requirements for Conducting Business within the Wendy’s Family DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company today (March 1, 2017 ) announced the expansion of its Supplier Code of Conduct which now includes all U.S. and Canadian contracts managed by […]

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Whole Foods Market opens new location in Newark, New Jersey

Newark, N.J., 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market, America’s Healthiest Grocery store®, will celebrate the opening of its much anticipated Newark, New Jersey, location on Wednesday, March 1. The 29,000-square-foot store is located in the recently renovated Hahne and Company building at 633 Broad St. in the city’s Central Ward. Opening day […]

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Meijer announces $375 million investment for seven new Meijer supercenters and 22 different remodel projects in 2017

Meijer announces $375 million investment for seven new Meijer supercenters and 22 different remodel projects in 2017   Investment includes retailer’s first stores in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and the Green Bay, Wis. market GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is investing more than $375 million in new and remodeled stores this […]

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Stater Bros. Markets expands Instacart online grocery ordering and home delivery service in Orange County to 26 supermarket locations

SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — To provide added convenience and accommodate the evolving needs of its customers, Stater Bros. Markets is proud to announce the expansion of Instacart online grocery ordering and home delivery service in Orange County. Instacart’s online grocery ordering and delivery service has gone from operating out of one […]

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NRF calls on U.S. Maritime Alliance and ILA to work together to avoid one-day shutdown of East Coast and Gulf Coast ports

WASHINGTON, 2017-Feb-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today (February 23, 2017) called on the U.S. Maritime Alliance and the International Longshoremen’s Association to work together to avoid a one-day shutdown of East Coast and Gulf Coast ports proposed by the ILA. “Thousands of companies and millions of workers rely on these […]

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Wegmans Food Markets president Colleen Wegman to deliver keynote address at St. John Fisher College’s 63rd Commencement ceremony

Wegmans Food Markets president Colleen Wegman to deliver keynote address at St. John Fisher College’s 63rd Commencement ceremony   PITTSFORD, NY, 2017-Feb-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 1,000 students will graduate from St. John Fisher College during its 63rd Commencement, which begins at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at the Blue […]

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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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