Wincor Nixdorf demonstrates automated processes at McDonald’s in Germany

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ —  At the Wincor World 2014 trade show, Wincor Nixdorf is showcasing a trendsetting kiosk application in a replica of a McDonald’s restaurant: guests at McDonald’s can use an “Easy Order” terminal to place their menu orders themselves and pay for them by card. This simplifies ordering, food preparation […]

Gli italiani portano in tavola sempre più prodotti Conad: +17 per cento

Bologna, Italy, 2014-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Il 2013 ha chiuso con la grande distribuzione in sofferenza: per la prima volta si è registrato un calo delle vendite sia a valore sia a volume (-1,3 per cento in iper e supermercati, comprese le nuove aperture. Fonte: Guida Nielsen Largo Consumo). Diminuisce il potere di acquisto degli italiani, […]

Sainsbury’s convenience business goes from strength to strength

Sainsbury’s reaches another milestone this week as the number of Sainsbury’s Local stores exceeds its supermarkets for the first time. This follows news that Sainsbury’s convenience business is growing at 18%. London, UK, 2014-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The landmark store, Sainsbury’s Balsall Common Local in Coventry, is Sainsbury’s 594th Local and opens on Thursday. The […]

Sainsbury’s launches major new campaign to support the relaunch of basics

With the relaunch of Sainsbury’s basics in full swing the retailer launches a major new campaign tonight to highlight not only the great value of the range but also its ethical credentials. London, UK, 2014-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The campaign, which launches during Coronation Street on ITV1, will start with a 30 second spot […]

METRO GROUP had a solid start into Financial Year 2013/14

1.1% sales growth (adjusted for currency effects and portfolio changes), like-for-like sales almost on prior year’s level Further like-for-like sales trend improvements at METRO Cash & Carry against FY 2012/13 (pro-forma) Both Egyptian MAKRO Cash & Carry stores were closed down Düsseldorf, Germany, 2014-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Preliminary METRO GROUP sales in Q1 2013/14, adjusted for currency effects […]

Carrefour opened its 500th Carrefour city in Le Plessis-Robinson (south-west Paris)

Paris, France, 2014-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is continuing with its drive to increase its numbers of convenience stores with the opening of its 500th Carrefour city in Le Plessis-Robinson (south-west Paris) on Wednesday 8 January. Carrefour city – a store format designed for urban customers who need more services and longer opening hours Since 2009, […]

50th anniversary of relations between France and China: Carrefour is a partner in the season of commemorative events

Carrefour is playing a part in commemorations to mark the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between France and China: events get under way on 27 January in Paris and Beijing, and will then continue throughout the year through various initiatives held in both countries. Paris, France, 2014-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — 27 January 2014 is the anniversary […]

Darty plc announced EGM 2014 on Monday 3 February 2014

London, UK, 2014-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Darty plc today announces that a circular (the «Circular») has been posted to shareholders. The Circular contains a notice of a general meeting (the «General Meeting») of Darty to consider and, if thought fit, to pass a resolution authorising the Board to amend the borrowings limit set out in […]

OJSC “Magnit” Announces the Acquisition of Shares by the Entity under the Issuer’s Control

Krasnodar, Russia, 2014-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — OJSC “Magnit”, Russia’s largest retailer (the “Company”, the “Issuer”, MCX:MGNT and LON:MGNT), announces the acquisition of shares by the entity which is under the Issuer’s control. Full company name and address: joint-stock company “Tander” 185, Levanevskogo street, Krasnodar, Russia Taxpayer Id Number: 2310031475 Principal State Registration Number: 1022301598549 Object of […]

Centura Health and Walgreens Announce Clinical Collaboration Agreement

Integrated and coordinated clinic program between Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens and Centura Health to give patients greater access to care Englewood, Colo., US, 2014-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Centura Health, the region’s leading health care network, and Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced a clinical collaboration agreement that will provide coordinated and expanded […]

Hospice of Michigan, Meijer Help Make Birthdays Brighter for Patients

Grand Rapids, Michigan, US, 2014-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — A special gift from Meijer Inc. is helping Hospice of Michigan make birthdays brighter for patients across the state. The Grand Rapids-based retailer donated gift cards to support an expansion of HOM’s birthday program, which is led by the organization’s volunteer services team. The cards can […]