Tractor Supply Company to release its second quarter 2017 results on Wednesday, July 26, 2017

BRENTWOOD, Tenn, 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, intends to release its second quarter 2017 results after the market closes on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.  In conjunction with this release, the management of Tractor Supply Company will host a conference […]

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GST can be a Game Changer for Indian Economy

Chennai, India, 2017-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ —  When the clock strikes midnight on June 30th, it not only will herald the customary arrival of a new month, but also a historic moment in the post-Independence era as the country will be joining other major powers in the World in adopting Goods and Service Tax […]

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New Temando State of Shipping in Commerce Report Reveals Gap Between U.S. Retailers and Prime-centric Online Shoppers

San Francisco, CA, USA, 2017-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Temando, a leading shipping and fulfillment software platform for commerce, today announced United States retailer and consumer survey data from its annual research report State of Shipping in Commerce. The survey polled 270 small and medium (SME) and enterprise retailers and nearly 1300 consumers about a […]

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Lenta announces the opening of its 39th supermarket in Moscow

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its 39th supermarket in Moscow. The new store is a Lenta large format supermarket located in Melody shopping center at 14 Avgustovskaya str., Aprelevka, Moscow region. The […]

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Iceland wins Online Supermarket of the Year and Business Initiative of the Year awards at The Grocer Gold Awards

London, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Iceland was delighted to be named Online Supermarket of the Year, and to win the award for Business Initiative of the Year for the new Iceland Kitchen, at The Grocer Gold Awards at Guildhall in London yesterday evening. This continued a run of recent awards success that included Iceland […]

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Lindex launches ‘WE Women by Lindex’ project to create more equal and inclusive workplaces

Lindex launches ‘WE Women by Lindex’ project to create more equal and inclusive workplaces   Sweden, 2017-Jun-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — This summer Lindex launches ‘WE Women by Lindex’ to take action for gender equality in the supply chain and create more equal and inclusive workplaces. The project is part of Lindex ambition to improve […]

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RILA and Auburn University released their 7th annual “State of the Retail Supply Chain” report

Annual Report Highlights Challenges, Competencies And The Future Of The Retail Supply Chain Arlington , VA, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (6/5/2017), Auburn University’s Center for Supply Chain Innovation and the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), in partnership with DC Velocity, released their seventh annual “State of the Retail Supply Chain” report. The […]

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Mercadona reinforces its workforce with 7,000 new hires for the summer

The company plans to hire 2,000 people more than in the 2016 summer campaign – when it hired 5,000 – to respond to the influx of tourists, and to maintain a service of excellence. The salary for these new Mercadona employees will be of 1,122 euros month/net, and the contracting period runs from June to […]

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Tractor Supply Company to present at the Baird 2017 Global Consumer, Technology and Services Conference

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., 2017-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (Nasdaq:TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today (June 01, 2017) announced its participation in the Baird 2017 Global Consumer, Technology and Services Conference on June 8, 2017. Greg Sandfort, Chief Executive Officer, Kurt Barton, Chief Financial Officer, and Christine […]

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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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