Babies“R”Us hosts its popular Great Trade-In: Gear and Furniture Event through February 20

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — January 16, 2017 by Jessica Offerjost. I have one toddler. And for that one toddler, we’ve amassed SEVEN car seats, SIX strollers and FOUR play yards to be exact. Am I a hoarder? Maybe. But there’s my car, my husband’s, our house, the grandparents’ cars and homes…and so […]

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CarMax offers guide to help car owners better understand intricacies of trading in their vehicle

RICHMOND, Va, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the start of the school year top of mind, CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, and third largest auction operation in the United States, recently focused a national survey on a different type of education: how knowledgeable are car owners about how much […]

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New reports reveal ecological sustainability and socioeconomic benefits of wild harvesting and farming of pythons

London, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Three new reports published today (26 September 2016) by the Python Conservation Partnership (PCP), a partnership between Kering, the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the Boa and Python Specialist Group of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), reveal that the wild harvesting and farming of pythons is […]

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Alibaba Group and Austrade to strengthen trade opportunities by expanding Australian products sold to Chinese consumers

Alibaba Group and Austrade to strengthen trade opportunities by expanding Australian products sold to Chinese consumers   Hangzhou, China, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba (Australia) Company Pty. Ltd., a member of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA), and the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (“Austrade”) signed a strategic collaboration agreement today (6 September, 2016) […]

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Alibaba Group and Canadian Government to promote trade between Canadian small and medium-sized businesses and Chinese consumers

Alibaba Group and Canadian Government to promote trade between Canadian small and medium-sized businesses and Chinese consumers   Hangzhou, China, 2016-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today ( September 3, 2016) unveiled a declaration of cooperation that will strengthen efforts to promote trade between […]

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EFR reopens Paris Lecourbe BP service station with Carrefour Express store marking their 20 years of partnership

EFR reopens Paris Lecourbe BP service station with Carrefour Express store marking their 20 years of partnership Paris, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 31 August 2016, the EFR (European Forecourt Retail) Group is reopening its Paris Lecourbe BP service station with a brand-new Carrefour Express store. The opening of this new convenience retail […]

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SUPERVALU to serve as grocery wholesaler and distributor to The Fresh Market

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU) and THE FRESH MARKET, INC. today announced they have reached a long-term supply agreement for SUPERVALU to serve as a grocery wholesaler and distributor to The Fresh Market. Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, The Fresh Market is a specialty retailer focused on […]

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SUPERVALU announces Save-A-Lot, Inc. filed Amendment No. 2 to Form 10 in connection with its possible spin-off into separate, publicly traded company

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU) today announced that Save-A-Lot, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, has filed Amendment No. 2 to its Form 10 Registration Statement (Form 10) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the possible spin-off of Save-A-Lot into a separate, publicly traded […]

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Alibaba Cloud’s new program allows international technology partners enter China market through its Global Marketplace and AliLaunch program

Beijing, 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, today unveils its Global Marketplace and AliLaunch program for technology partners. This new program allows international technology partners to enter China market through Alibaba Cloud’s initiatives. By leveraging Alibaba Cloud’s leading cloud computing expertise, AliLaunch assists technology partners overcoming common […]

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FMI partners with Trace Register for the 3rd Annual Traceability Leadership Forum

Seattle, Wash., 2016-Aug-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Trace Register, the global leader in seafood traceability, will host its third annual Traceability Leadership Forum from 8:00 am to 11:30 am on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at the New Orleans Marriott in New Orleans, Louisiana. This year’s event will take place as part of the Pre-Summit Sessions […]

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Whole Foods Market signs new lease for 365 by Whole Foods Market™ location at Buckhead area in Atlanta

AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market announced with its third quarter earnings that it has signed a new lease for a 365 by Whole Foods Market™ location in Atlanta. The store will be located in the Buckhead area and will feature a simple, affordable and convenient grocery-shopping experience that offers the […]

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TAG Heuer announces new partnership with Manchester United football club

Beijing, China, 2016-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — On July 24, TAG Heuer announced a new partnership with the prestigious Manchester United football club. This follows partnerships with the EnglishPremier League at the end of April and the Spanish LaLiga in mid-July. The announcement was celebrated in Beijing at an event attended by United players. The […]

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Delhaize Group CEO Frans Muller and Ahold CEO Dick Boer sign the merger deed after receiving regulatory clearance

Brussels, Belgium, 2016-Jul-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group and Ahold have received regulatory clearance for their merger from the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The companies subsequently completed the merger with the signing of the merger deed by Delhaize Group CEO Frans Muller and Ahold CEO Dick Boer today. Mats Jansson, Chairman of […]

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The Well JV to sell the residential component of The Well to Tridel Builders Inc. and Woodbourne Canada Partners III (CA) LP

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2016-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan REIT (TSX:REI.UN), Allied Properties REIT (TSX:AP.UN) and Diamondcorp(collectively, “The Well JV”) today announced that they have entered into a binding agreement to sell the residential component of The Well to Tridel Builders Inc. and Woodbourne Canada Partners III (CA) LP for approximately $180 million, subject to certain […]

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Wayfair and Habitat for Humanity International announce renewal of their global partnership

BOSTON, 2016-Jul-23 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Wayfair (NYSE:W), an online destination for home furnishings and décor, and Habitat for Humanity International today announced the renewal of their global partnership to help build and rehabilitate affordable homes. The Wayfair partnership has contributed nearly $1 million over the past four years to Habitat, which works alongside homeowners to […]

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RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust to acquire Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s (“CPPIB”) interest in four properties

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2016-Jul-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (“RioCan”) (TSX:REI.UN) today announced that it has entered into a firm agreement with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s (“CPPIB”) to acquire their interest in four properties that are currently co-owned, which is anticipated to close before the end of July 2016. RioCan will […]

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Ahold and Delhaize Group expect to complete their intended merger on July 23, 2016

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — In line with required notification periods for listing purposes, Ahold and Delhaize Group today announced that they expect to complete their intended merger on July 23, 2016, if regulatory clearance has been obtained from the United States Federal Trade Commission by that date.Subject to completion of the […]

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Hudson’s Bay Company closes $400 million, 5-year mortgage on the Lord &Taylor flagship property in New York City

TORONTO & NEW YORK, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — (all values in U.S. Dollars) – Hudson’s Bay Company (“HBC” or the “Company”) (TSX: HBC) is pleased to announce the closing of a $400 million, 5-year mortgage (the “L&T Mortgage”), on the Lord & Taylor flagship property in New York City, located at 424-438 Fifth Avenue […]

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Kroger: Axium Pharmacy Holdings, Inc. to acquire the outstanding shares of Modern HC Holdings, Inc.

CINCINNATI and ORLANDO, Fla., 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced an agreement for Axium Pharmacy Holdings, Inc. (“Axium”) to acquire the outstanding shares of Modern HC Holdings, Inc. (“ModernHEALTH”), a leading specialty pharmacy, to create a combined specialty pharmacy that will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger […]

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SPAR International partners with conglomerate Max Group LLC to open its first stores in Mongolia

AMSTERDAM, 2016-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR, the world’s largest food retail voluntary chain, has announced a new partnership with conglomerate Max Group LLC, to open its first stores in Mongolia. The partnership, which will see up to 60 SPAR-branded multi-format stores in Mongolia by 2020, was made at an official signing ceremony which took […]

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Ahold and Delhaize Group to divest 86 stores in U.S.

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2016-Jul-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group and Ahold today announced that their United States subsidiaries have reached agreements with buyers to divest a total of 86 stores in a limited number of locations in which the companies’ U.S. subsidiaries both operate. These divestments are being made in connection with the United States […]

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EarthLink Holdings Corp acquired Boston Retail Partners, LLC

ATLANTA, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — EarthLink Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: ELNK), a leading network services provider dedicated to delivering great customer experiences, today announced it has acquired Boston Retail Partners, LLC (“BRP”), a highly regarded management consulting firm focused on the retail vertical. BRP’s experienced consultants work with leading retailers to deliver strategic solutions that […]

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Grupo Vip acaba de firmar un acuerdo con Deliveroo

Madrid, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Grupo Vips, uno de los grupos multimarca y multiformato líder del sector de la hostelería y comercio en España, acaba de firmar un acuerdo con Deliveroo, la compañía especializada en reparto de comida de calidad a domicilio, con el fin de agregar este nuevo servicio a la oferta de […]

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Barnes & Noble entered into an exclusive print partnership with Adaptive Studios

New York, NY, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive print partnership with Adaptive Studios (http://adaptivestudios.com), an innovative content creator and publisher that acquires intellectual property such […]

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Weis Markets, Inc. to acquire the assets of 38 Food Lion supermarket locations in Maryland, Virginia and Delaware

Sunbury, PA, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets, Inc. (NYSE: WMK), a Mid-Atlantic food retailer, today announced it has reached a definitive agreement with Food Lion, LLC, to purchase the assets of 38 Food Lion supermarket locations operating in the states of Maryland, Virginia and Delaware. The Company plans to complete the purchase of […]

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Certain of The Michaels Companies, Inc stockholders intend to offer for sale 11 million shares of the Company’s common stock

IRVING, Texas, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MIK) (the “Company”) today announced that certain of its stockholders (the “Selling Stockholders”) intend to offer for sale 11 million shares of the Company’s common stock pursuant to the Company’s shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), of which the […]

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Delhaize Group and Ahold expect their merger to complete before the end of July 2016

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2016-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the context of the intended merger between Delhaize Group and Ahold, the companies have confirmed today that they expect the merger to complete before the end of July, subject to regulatory approval by the Federal Trade Commission of the United States. In addition, Ahold today provided further details on its €1 […]

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Ahold and Delhaize Group US subsidiaries to divest 86 stores in connection with US FTC pending review of their merger

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold and Delhaize Group today announced that their United States subsidiaries have reached agreements with buyers to divest a total of 86 stores in a limited number of locations in which the companies’ U.S. subsidiaries both operate. These divestments are being made in connection with the United States […]

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SUPERVALU to acquire 22 Food Lion grocery stores that are being sold in connection with the merger between Ahold and Delhaize

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 22 Food Lion grocery stores that are being sold in connection with the merger between Ahold and Delhaize. The 22 Food Lion stores are located in northern West Virginia, western Maryland, south central Pennsylvania and […]

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Co-op sells 298 smaller stores to McColl’s Retail Group plc (McColl’s) for £117m

MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op Group has today agreed the sale of 298 of its smaller Food stores as part of its strategy of refocusing its store estate on a convenience, own-brand led shopping experience. The sale of the stores, which are 1,700 sq ft on average to McColl’s Retail Group […]

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