Harris Teeter announced Week 6 Winners of its Together in Education $100,000 Giveaway

Four Weeks, $40,000 in Prizes Remain Alexandria, Va., 2014-3-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last Saturday, March 8, 2014, as part of Harris Teeter’s Together in Education (TIE) $100,000 Giveaway, Harris Teeter’s TIE Prize Patrol visited the homes of eight Very Important Customer (VIC) cardholders in Alexandria, Va. and gave away a total of $5,000 to […]

BRC-KPMG: UK retail sales for February 2014 down 1.0% on like-for-like basis from February 2013

UK retail sales were down 1.0% on a like-for-like basis from February 2013, when they had increased 2.7% on the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 0.7%, against a 4.4% increase in February 2013. LONDON, UK, 2014-3-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The 3-month average total growth was 2.8%, in line with the 12-month […]

BRC-KPMG: Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 14.3% in February versus a year earlier

Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 14.3% in February versus a year earlier. In February 2013, they had increased by 12.3% over the previous year. LONDON, UK, 2014-3-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — In February, online sales represented 17.5% of total Non-Food sales of our Monitor, against 15.4% in February 2013. Online sales contributed […]

ICSC: Retail sales rose by a solid 1.3% in the first week of March

NEW YORK, 2014-3-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retail sales roared like a lion during the past week ending March 8, 2014. Sales rose by a solid 1.3%, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Index.Sales also improved on a year-over-year basis, up 2.1% in the latest […]

Belk’s Spring Charity Sale provides opportunity for customers to support local charities while taking advantage of special discounts

Company-wide event on Saturday, May 3, from 6 – 10 a.m. will benefit thousands of schools and charitable organizations across the South CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2014-3-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk’s Spring Charity Sale on Saturday, May 3, provides an opportunity for customers to support local charities while taking advantage of special discounts of 20 to […]

Roundy’s opened doors to Mariano’s Western Springs

Western Springs Store Offers Specialty Cheese Shop, Olive Oil and Vinegar Bar and Locally Roasted Coffee Milwaukee, Wis., 2014-3-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Roundy’s, Inc. (“Roundy’s”) (NYSE: RNDY), a leading grocer in the Midwest, will open doors to Mariano’s Western Springs on Tues., March 11, at 6 a.m. Mariano’s latest store is located at 4700 Gilbert Ave. “At […]

Intershop to enhance brand identity of energy supplier E WIE EINFACH with the addition of a digital shopping environment

E WIE EINFACH enters online commerce under the WIE EINFACH! brand with the help of Intershop Jena, Germany, 2014-3-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop, the leading independent provider of omni-channel commerce solutions, is enhancing the brand identity of energy supplier E WIE EINFACH with the addition of a digital shopping environment. This has allowed E […]

NRF and Hackett Associates report: Retail Imports To Rise In March As Retailers Stock Up For Spring

WASHINGTON, 2014-3-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Import volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 12.4 percent in March as retailers begin to stock up for the spring and the summer season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. “Retailers […]

Delhaize Group to announce fourth quarter and full year 2013 results on Thursday March 13

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 2014-3-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group will announce its fourth quarter and full year 2013 results (ended December 31, 2013) on Thursday March 13, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. CET. The press release will be available on Delhaize Group’s website (www.delhaizegroup.com) immediately after its publication. The Delhaize Group management team will discuss the fourth […]

Ahold repurchased 3,784,727 Ahold common shares for € 54.76 million between 24-28 February 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-3-11 — /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 € 13.8086 per share for a total consideration of € 54.76 million. These repurchases were made as part […]

Ahold to acquire SPAR’s business in the Czech Republic for CZK 5,245 million

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-3-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire SPAR’s business in the Czech Republic for an enterprise value of CZK 5,245 million. The acquisition will be funded from existing cash resources and is subject to merger clearance. Ahold acquires 50 stores, of […]