Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) 85th annual meeting in Saskatoon

Saskatoon, SK‎, 2014-3-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) had a record-setting year in 2013, but the Co-op brand has to keep evolving to sustain growth over the long-term, Scott Banda, CEO, shared with more than 350 western Canadian delegates at FCL’s 85th annual meeting in Saskatoon. “We face increasingly complex markets with sophisticated […]

Tom Lenkevich appointed president of GIANT/MARTIN’S division at Ahold USA

Carlisle, PA, 2014-3-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold USA today announced that Tom Lenkevich will join the GIANT/MARTIN’S division as president, effective March 4, 2014, reporting to Bhavdeep Singh, executive vice president, operations, Ahold USA. Singh recently served in the role of GIANT/MARTIN’S division president on an interim basis following Rick Herring’s retirement. Lenkevich will manage […]

Ahold publishes its 2013 Annual and Responsible Retailing Reports

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-3-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold today published its 2013 Annual Report and 2013 Responsible Retailing Report. Both reports are available as interactive pdfs on Ahold’s website at www.ahold.com. As part of its reporting suite, Ahold also published a “year in review” video hosted by CEO Dick Boer that looks back on some of […]

Ahold nominated René Hooft Graafland for appointment to its Supervisory Board

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-3-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold today announced the nomination of René Hooft Graafland for appointment to Ahold’s Supervisory Board, with effect from January 1, 2015. Ahold also announced the appointment of Judith Sprieser as Vice Chair of the Supervisory Board. Pending the approval of Mr. Hooft Graafland’s appointment, Ahold’s Supervisory Board will […]

Ahold to suspend its share buyback program as from March 7, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-3-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 3,784,727 Ahold common shares in the period from February 24, 2014 up to and including February 28, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 13.4862 per share for a total consideration of € 51.04 million. These repurchases were made as part […]

Michael A. Jones appointed chief customer officer at Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

Gregory M. Bridgeford Sets Plans to Retire After 32 Years with Lowe’s MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2014-3-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that Michael A. Jones has been named the company’s chief customer officer, effective April 30, 2014. Jones currently serves as Lowe’s chief merchandising officer, overseeing the full merchandise offering for […]

Immochan France transferred its Bérégovoy shopping centre in Avignon to OPCI Shopping Property Fund 2

Croix, France, 2014-3-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its arbitration strategy opening up to public and private investors and allowing the dynamic management of assets, Immochan France has transferred the “Bérégovoy” retail park adjacent to the Mistral 7 shopping centre in Avignon to OPCI  SPF2 represented and managed by BNP Paribas Real Estate Investment Management France. This retail park, […]

Immochan France transferred 4 suburban properties to Fiducial Gérance

Croix, France, 2014-3-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its arbitration strategy and to finance Immochan’s growth including new constructions and extensions totalling almost 700,000 m² over the next 3 years, Immochan France has transferred 4 suburban properties that are located respectively in Nice La Trinité (06), Aubagne (13), St Jean de la Ruelle (45) […]

The new Grand Cap shopping center in Le Havre opens for business on Wednesday 5th March 2014

LE HAVRE, France, 2014-3-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new extension of the shopping mall the new Grand Cap opened for business on Wednesday 5th March 2014. A total of 100 modern and dynamic shops on 23,700 m² will offer a broad choice of retailers, services and activities to the residents of the urban area. A […]

Stop & Shop removed from sale Popsicle brand Orange, Cherry and Grape flavored ice pops

Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA, 2014-3-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following notification from its supplier, Unilever US, Stop & Shop announced it removed from sale Popsicle brand Orange, Cherry and Grape flavored ice pops due to exposure to an undeclared allergen, milk, on the ingredient label. This product is safe to consume for individuals who […]

Giant Food of Landover, Md. recalls Popsicle brand Orange, Cherry and Grape

Landover, Md. 2014-3-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following a recall by Unilever US, Giant Food of Landover, Md. announced it removed from sale Popsicle brand Orange, Cherry and Grape due to exposure to an undeclared allergen, milk, on the ingredient label. This product is safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from a milk […]

BRC Retail Crime Survey finds shop staff were victims of almost 36,000 incidents of violence or abuse in 2013

LONDON, 2014-3-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Guidelines to help protect the retail sector’s three million employees from violence are being launched today, after the latest British Retail Consortium (BRC) Retail Crime Survey found that shop staff were victims of almost 36,000 incidents of violence or abuse last year. The Guidelines are endorsed by Home Office Minister […]