Ahold repurchased 2,445,000 Ahold common shares for € 31 million between 20 and 24 January, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 2,445,000 Ahold common shares in the period from January 20, 2014 up to and including January 24, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 12.7317 per share for a total consideration of € 31.13 million. These repurchases were made as part […]

Waitrose holds its first corporate social responsibility board meeting

Bracknell, UK, 2014-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose will today hold its first corporate social responsibility board meeting – made up of distinguished independent experts from a diverse range of specialisms. The board’s aim will be to challenge and influence business activity at the highest level, supporting senior Waitrose management1 with an outside perspective on […]

Sainsbury’s is part of new UK government initiative to improve lives of workers and farmers in supply chains around the world

London, UK, 2014-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is part of a new £4 million UK government initiative to improve the lives of workers and farmers in supply chains around the world. Judith Batchelar, Director of Sainsbury’s Brand, says: “As part of Sainsbury’s commitment to creating a positive impact in the countries we source from, we […]

Children in UK to learn about where food comes from with The Tesco Eat Happy Project’s initiative Farm to Fork

Farm to Fork visits open to every primary school in the UK Cheshunt, England, 2014-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Every primary school in the UK will be given the chance to learn more about food and where it comes from as part of a major new food education programme launched today. Farm to Fork, the first […]

Meijer unveils the top five fruits and veggies shoppers bought in 2013

Grand Rapids, MI, US, 2014-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Each year a few rising stars in the produce department capture the public’s attention and are touted by friends, foodies and food bloggers alike. But what are consumers actually buying at the grocery store? Two experts from Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer Meijer – Produce Buyer Scott Calandra […]

Dunkin’ Donuts to open 13 new restaurants throughout Oklahoma City with franchise partner OKD Holdings

Canton, MA, US, 2014-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with existing franchise group, OKD Holdings, to develop 13 new restaurants throughout Oklahoma City, Okla. The first of the planned restaurants will open in 2015. Together, this […]

Target and Shakira partner to release exclusive deluxe edition of the award-winning Latin powerhouse’s new album

Minneapolis, MN, US, 2014-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target® Corp. (NYSE: TGT) and international pop sensation Shakira are teaming up to release an exclusive deluxe edition of the award-winning Latin powerhouse’s new album, “Shakira.” The partnership is Target’s first major artist collaboration of 2014 and continues Target’s commitment to working with fan-favorite musicians to bring guests more […]

Ingles Markets to provide real-time online webcast and rebroadcast of its first quarter earnings conference call on February 3, 2014

Asheville, North Carolina, US, 2014-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMKTA) will provide an online, real-time webcast and rebroadcast of its first quarter earnings conference call on February 3, 2014. Ingles plans to release earnings for its first quarter ended December 28, 2013, on February 3, 2014. The live broadcast of Ingles Markets’ […]