National Retail Federation issues statement on the January jobs report

Washington, DC, US, 2014-2-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today issued the following statements from NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay and Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz on the January jobs report: “While it is always positive to see an increase in private sector hiring and a decrease in unemployment, it is alarming that employment can’t shift into a higher […]

Ahold USA’s Giant Carlisle Division president Rick Herring to retire

Carlisle, PA, US, 2014-2-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold USA today announced that Rick Herring, president of the Giant Carlisle Division, has made the decision to retire, effective February 14, 2014. Herring has had a successful career at Ahold companies for nearly 25 years and has made many contributions to the Ahold organization. Ahold USA […]

JCPenney names developers for the development of the vacant land around its Plano, Texas home office

Plano, TX, US, 2014-2-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney announced today that it has entered into a new partnership to develop the vacant land around its Plano, Texas home office in the Legacy Business Park. The new partnership will be managed by Team Legacy, a venture of the Karahan Companies, Columbus Realty, and KDC. The new […]

Denis Hennequin and Keith Williams appointed to the Board of John Lewis Partnership plc as non-executive directors

London, UK, 2014-2-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership announces that Denis Hennequin and Keith Williams are to join the Board of John Lewis Partnership plc on 1 March 2014 as non-executive directors. The Partnership announced on 26 July 2013 that David Barclay, formerly the Partnership’s Deputy Chairman, would be retiring as a non-executive […]

Grand Rapids Community Foundation to award two Fred & Lena Meijer scholarships to Meijer team members and their children

Grand Rapids, MI, US, 2014-2-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the third consecutive year, Meijer team members and their children will have a chance to receive up to $10,000 to further their college education with the Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship, a competitive scholarship administered by Grand Rapids Community Foundation. “Our dad always believed that continued […]

Swedish Olympic team wears H&M at Winter Olympic Opening Ceremony in Sochi, Russia

H&M is proud to have designed the outfits for the Swedish Olympic team at this evening’s Winter Olympic Opening Ceremony in Sochi, Russia. Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-2-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — The outfits are created in collaboration with athletes from the Olympic team, using the Swedish national colours blue and yellow. H&M has provided an extensive wardrobe […]

Price Chopper, QuickCare and Ellis Medicine open in-store health center in Price Chopper’s Market Bistro in Latham

Latham, NY, US, 2014-2-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Chopper, QuickCare and Ellis Medicine celebrated the grand opening of the QuickCare center in Price Chopper’s Market Bistro in Latham today, welcoming shoppers and local residents to the convenient, in-store health center. The three organizations created this innovative and first-of-its-kind in the Capital Region partnership to offer residents access […]

Darty plc progresses further with its ‘4Ds’ plan to Drive trading, Digitalise Darty, Develop the brand and Deliver cost efficiency

Strong peak trading and good progress in delivering our ‘Nouvelle Confiance’ strategic plan  London, UK, 2014-2-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Darty plc today announces an Interim Management Statement for the period from 1 November 2013 to date. Financial information is for the third quarter period from 1 November 2013 to 31 January 2014, based on unaudited management […]

Russia’s largest retailer Magnit opens new distribution center in Voronezh

Krasnodar, Russia, 2014-2-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — OJSC “Magnit”, Russia’s largest retailer (the “Company”; MICEX and LSE: MGNT) announces the opening of a new distribution center in Voronezh. Please be informed that the Company has opened a new distribution center (DC) in Voronezh. Total space of the warehouse is about 40 thousand sq. m. Launch of the new […]