Federated Co-operatives Limited to purchase 14 food stores from Sobeys Inc

Saskatoon, SK‎, 2014-2-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL), on behalf of the Co-operative Retailing System (CRS), has agreed to purchase 14 food stores, including 4 co-located gas bars, from Sobeys Inc. FCL has agreed to purchase stores in Edmonton (4), Winnipeg (4), and one each in Regina, Saskatoon, Taber, Leduc, Wetaskiwin and […]

The Overwaitea Food Group to purchase 15 stores in British Columbia and Alberta from Sobeys Inc

15 Grocery Stores across BC and Alberta to be purchased Vancouver, BC, 2014-2-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Overwaitea Food Group (OFG) is pleased to announce the purchase of 15 store locations in British Columbia and Alberta from Sobeys Inc. As part of Sobeys’ acquisition of Canada Safeway, Canada’s Competition Bureau required divestiture of a number of their […]

The Overwaitea Food Group to convert 11 of its PriceSmart Foods stores to the Save-On-Foods banner

Ambitious Conversion Plan will see all stores converted in just a week Vancouver, BC, 2014-2-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Overwaitea Food Group (OFG) is pleased to announce that it has set plans in motion to convert 11 of its PriceSmart Foods stores to the Save-On-Foods banner by next Friday, February 14. “With the overwhelming support of team […]

ICSC: Strong demand from retailers helped landlords boost income at their properties in fourth quarter

NEW YORK, 2014-2-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Strong demand from retailers helped landlords boost income at their properties during the fourth quarter. At DDR Corp., leasing spreads grew by 13.9 percent year on year for new leases and by 7.9 percent on renewals, driving same-center net operating income up 3.1 percent. “We expect operating metrics […]

Wegmans Food Markets to deliver 18,000-pound Valentine to The Greater Boston Food Bank on February 14

NEWTON, MA, 2014-2-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets will deliver an 18,000-pound Valentine to The Greater Boston Food Bank on Friday, February 14 at 10 am: A tractor-trailer filled with 9 tons of non-perishable food products. The Greater Boston Food Bank will, in turn, distribute the items to food pantries that serve the […]

The Defense Commissary Agency: Yolanda Bowden named shopper insights chief; Willie Watkins selected chief of e-commerce

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-2-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yolanda Bowden has been selected chief of the shopper insights division for the Defense Commissary Agency, and Willie Watkins has been selected chief of e-commerce. Bowden’s selection is effective Jan. 25 and Watkins’ selection, Dec. 15, 2013. Both the shopper insights and e-commerce divisions were created after […]

Belk announced the semifinalists for the company’s 2014 Southern Musician Showcase

Charlotte, NC, 2014-2-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk today announced the semi-finalists for the company’s 2014 Southern Musician Showcase. Chosen from more than 2,000 submissions, the 33 semi-finalists will now perform at live auditions in Live Nation venues in Atlanta, Nashville, Austin and New Orleans. Winners of those auditions will move on to a final competition […]

Albertsons/Sav-on Pharmacies: free heart healthy meal with your new or transferred prescription throughout Southern California

Boise, ID, 2014-2-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Here’s a sweet meal deal that’s good for your heart and great for your pocketbook. Starting February 10 at select Albertsons/Sav-on Pharmacies throughout Southern California, you can receive a free heart healthy meal. Simply bring a new or transferred prescription to a participating Sav-on Pharmacy to receive a coupon* […]

Sobeys Inc to sell 30 stores in Canada as part of its divestment program related to the purchase of Canada Safeway

STELLARTON, NS, 2014-2-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sobeys Inc. today announced that binding purchase and sale agreements have been entered into with Overwaitea Food Group (“Overwaitea”) and Federated Co-operatives Limited on behalf of the Co-operative Retailing System (“Co-op”), that will see Sobeys sell 22 of the 23 stores it is required to divest as part of its October, […]