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Daily Archives: February 27, 2014

The Retail Industry Leaders Association’s statement at the close of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Ministerial meeting in Singapore

Arlington , VA, 2014-2-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association issued the following statement at the close of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Ministerial meeting in Singapore. RILA’s vice president for international trade was in Singapore for the talks with the twelve countries, meeting with negotiators and other stakeholders. “Immediate duty-free market access for…

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National Retail Federation’s CEO Matthew Shay comments on JPMorgan Chase & Co’s PIN and Chip credit cards announcement

WASHINGTON, DC, 2014-2-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay in response to the announcement by JPMorgan Chase & Co. that the bank will issue its Europay MasterCard Visa credit cards as PIN and Chip cards. The bank has previously issued the cards only as…

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Delhaize Group to divest its Bulgarian operations to AP Mart

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2014-2-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB, NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, announces that it has signed today an agreement with AP Mart on the sale of its Bulgarian operations. Delhaize Group has signed an agreement with AP Mart, which is in process of registration, to divest its Bulgarian operations. The transaction…

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Indonesia: PT Matahari Putra Prima Tbk reported revenue up 16.2% and net earnings up 115% in 2013

MPPA FULL YEAR 2013 RESULTS: REVENUE UP 16.2% NET EARNINGS UP 115.0% Proforma Highlights: ·         Full year gross sales of Rp12,564 billion, 16.2% over 2012 ·         Full year same store sales growth (SSSG) of 4.5% ·         Matahari Food Business (MFB) opened a record 39 new stores in 2013, and now operates a total of 222 multi format stores Jakarta, Indonesia, 2014-2-27 — /EPR…

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National Nutrition Month: ShopRite of Uniondale to host book signing by certified diabetes educator Susan Weiner

Author Susan Weiner, RDN launches new release, The Complete Diabetes Organizer Uniondale, NY, 2014-2-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — In lieu of March, National Nutrition Month, the ShopRite of Uniondale is hosting a book signing by certified diabetes educator Susan Weiner, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist on Saturday, March 1 from 11a.m.-3 p.m..  The Complete Diabetes Organizer, written by Ms. Weiner…

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Harris Teeter to help raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)

Help MDA this March in the Fight Against Neuromuscular Disease Matthews, N.C., 2014-2-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is pleased to announce a partnership with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) to help the non-profit health agency raise funding to continue its mission of finding treatments and cures for neuromuscular diseases. March 1 - March 31, Harris…

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Harris Teeter rewarded its Week 4 Winners of $100,000 Giveaway

Six Weeks, $60,000 in Prizes Remain Matthews, N.C., 2014-2-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, as part of Harris Teeter’s Together in Education (TIE) $100,000 Giveaway, Harris Teeter’s TIE Prize Patrol visited homes in Winston Salem, N.C. to reward our Week 4 winners. Shannon Reed won $2,950 for herself and $2,950 for Paisley…

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Target Corporation reported Q4 and full-year net earnings $520 million and $1,971 million respectively

Fourth quarter Adjusted EPS of $1.30; full-year Adjusted EPS of $4.38. Fourth quarter GAAP EPS of $0.81; full-year GAAP EPS of $3.07 Target’s U.S. operations generated fourth quarter Adjusted earnings per share of $1.30, at the high end of the updated guidance provided in January. Canadian Segment dilution of (40) cents in the fourth quarter compares…

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