NRF’s senior VP for Government Relations David French comments on NLRB decision to reissue its ambush election rule

National Retail Federation Prepares its Objections Washington, DC, US, 2014-2-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French on the National Labor Relations Board decision to reissue its ambush election rule: “The National Labor Relations Board has issued its ‘new’ ambush election rule that seeks to limit […]

BRC-NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX JANUARY 2014: Overall shop prices reported deflation for ninth consecutive month

London, UK, 2014-2-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overall shop prices reported deflation for the ninth consecutive month in January, accelerating to 1.0% from 0.8% in December. This is the deepest level of deflation since the series began in December 2006. Food inflation slowed to 1.5% from 1.7% in December. Non-food reported annual deflation of 2.7% in […]

J. C. Penney Company, Inc released preliminary update on its sales performance during the holiday

Plano, Texas, 2014-2-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) (the “Company”) today provided a preliminary update on its sales performance during the holiday and fiscal fourth quarter periods. For the combined, nine-week November and December period, the Company reported comparable store sales growth of 3.1 percent over the same period last […]

Tesco signed two year contract with over 200 British lamb farmers as part of its commitment to British agriculture

Cheshunt, England, 2014-2-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 200 British lamb farmers have entered into direct, two year contracts with Tesco, as part of its long-term commitment to British agriculture, the retailer announced today. The contracts represent the first time a major UK retailer has offered formal, two year direct contracts with lamb producers. The […]

Immochan France implements new ethics charter to be appended for all partners operating in French shopping centres

Immochan France is implementing an ethics charter applicable all its partners.Under its CSR policy, Immochan is finalising an ethics charter applicable to all its partners and suppliers that will define the conditions for relations with them. Croix, France, 2014-2-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — The charter applies from 1 January 2014 and will be appended for all […]

Germany based Intershop plans to release the first forecasting software for online commerce in late 2014

The system-independent SaaS solution SIMCOMMERCE is set to be released in late 2014 The first tool tailored specifically to online commerce for new technologies big data and predictive analytics Software shortens the decision-making process while minimizing risks and costs Jena, Germany, 2014-2-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop, one of the world’s leading providers of integrated omni-channel […]