Philippines: SM Investments Corporation reports its 2013 net income grew 11% to PHP27.45 billion

Pasay City, Philippines, 2014-3-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Philippines: SM Investments Corporation reports its 2013 net income grew 11% to PHP27.45 billion Financial Highlights SM Investments Corporation (SM) reported that net income for the full year of 2013 grew 11% to PHP27.45 billion from PHP24.67 billion for the same period last year. Earnings growth was driven […]

John Lewis partners with technology entrepreneur Stuart Marks for the launch of its first ever tech incubator ‘JLAB’

LONDON, 2014-3-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its 150 year celebrations, John Lewis is to launch its first ever technology incubator ‘JLAB’ later this year in a new partnership with technology entrepreneur Stuart Marks*. The purpose of JLAB is to identify and develop technology innovations that will provide the retailer with future strategic advantage […]

Sainsbury’s awarded top spot of Greenpeace’s tuna league table for its 100% pole and line own brand tinned tuna

LONDON, 2014-3-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has taken the top spot of Greenpeace’s tuna league table which looks at the sustainability standard of tinned tuna sold in supermarkets. Positioned as one of the ‘market leaders’ for offering customers pole and line caught skipjack tuna across all our own brand tuna products from canned through to […]

Tesco raised £10 million for Diabetes UK in their first year of partnership

Cheshunt, England, 2014-3-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco and Diabetes UK have announced that Tesco colleagues, suppliers and customers have raised £10 million in the first year of their partnership. The £10 million, which is funding research, education and awareness programmes to make life better for people with diabetes or those who are at risk of […]

Tesco reduced milk prices as part of its focus on everyday low prices on products that matter most to its customers

Cheshunt, England, 2014-3-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today announced that the price of a four pint bottle of milk as been cut from £1.39 to £1 from Monday 3rd March, as part of the retailer’s focus on every day low prices on the products that matter most to its customers. The announcement comes a week […]

Carrefour in Belgium work with Bebat, Recupel and Atravet to help its customers recycle

Brussels, Belgium, 2014-3-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Belgium’s hypermarkets are working alongside Bebat, Recupel and Atravet, and are asking their customers to return their batteries, power cells, torches, deep frying oils and fats, low-energy lights bulbs and a small household appliances. Sustainable entrepreneurship and sustainable waste management go hand-in-hand. We’ve known this for some time: […]

Publix reports $7.4 billion Q4-2013 sales, 5.3 percent increase YoY

LAKELAND, Fla., 2014-3-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Publix’s sales for the fourth quarter of 2013, were $7.4 billion, a 5.3 percent increase from last year’s $7.0 billion. Comparable-store sales for the fourth quarter of 2013 increased 4.3 percent. Net earnings for the fourth quarter of 2013 were $422.0 million, compared to $392.8 million in 2012, an […]

Apple to debut its CarPlay with leading auto manufacturers at Geneva International Motor Show

CarPlay Premieres with Leading Auto Manufacturers at the Geneva International Motor Show GENEVA, 2014-3-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple® today announced that leading auto manufacturers are rolling out CarPlay, the smarter, safer and more fun way to use iPhone® in the car. CarPlay gives iPhone users an incredibly intuitive way to make calls, use Maps, listen […]

L Brands’ Amie Preston to present February Sales Report in pre-recorded webcast on Thursday, Mar. 6, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2014-3-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — In conjunction with L Brands’  sales release, you are invited to listen to a pre-recorded broadcast of the February sales report with Amie Preston, Chief Investor Relations Officer for L Brands (NYSE: LB).  The broadcast will be available on the Internet on Thursday, Mar. 6, at 7:30 a.m. ET. […]

Vanity Fair Oscar Party: Penelope Cruz chose to wear gown designed by H&M

This year, at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party, Academy Award winning actress Penelope Cruz chose to wear a dazzling fitted flamenco inspired gown designed by H&M. Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-3-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M’s in-house design team customized the look to complement Ms. Cruz for this special occasion. The midnight blue full length ruffled gown is […]

Russia’s largest retailer Magnit opened its 163rd small format hypermarket in Novocherkassk, Russia

Krasnodar, Russia, 2014-3-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — OJSC “Magnit”, Russia’s largest retailer (the “Company”; MICEX and LSE: MGNT), is pleased to announce the opening of the 163rd hypermarket of a small format. Please be informed that on March 1, 2014 the Company has opened its 163rd hypermarket of a small format located at 71, Platovsky prospect, Novocherkassk, Rostov region, […]