ALDI announced the results of the first-ever ALDI Fan Favorite Foods poll

ALDI Shoppers Voted on Favorite Products across a Broad Range of Categories Batavia, Ill., 2014-3-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The shoppers have spoken. In the first-ever ALDI Fan Favorites poll, shoppers selected 10 food and beverage items as their must-have, best-loved ALDI exclusive brand products. In the online poll of 4,021 respondents, Specially Selected Premium Roasted […]

REWE extends contract of CEO Alain Caparros until end of 2018

COLOGNE, 2014-3-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — During its last meeting, the Supervisory Board of REWE Zentralfinanz eG prematurely extended the contract of the CEO of REWE Group, Alain Caparros, by two years to 31.12.2018. Heinz-Bert Zander, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, explains: “The Supervisory Board of REWE Zentralfinanz eG has unanimously extended Alain Caparros’ contract by […]

Delhaize Group announced 2013 results, group revenue up 2.6%

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 2014-3-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group announced 2013 results, group revenue up 2.6% Financial Highlights 2013 Group revenue growth of 2.6% at identical exchange rates; organic revenue growth of 3.1% Food Lion phase roll-out completed Underlying operating profit of €753 million (-4.2%) or €769 million at identical exchange rates (-2.1%)» Free cash flow […]

National Retail Federation: February retail sales increased 0.2 percent adjusted month-to-month and 2.3 percent unadjusted YoY

WASHINGTON, 2014-3-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — American consumers powered through the winter weather lifting retail sales in February. According to the National Retail Federation – the world’s largest retail trade association – February retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations and restaurants, increased 0.2 percent adjusted month-to-month and 2.3 percent unadjusted year-over-year. “Today’s positive retail sales report […]

Intershop congratulates Mexx online shop for their 2nd place in ServiceValue’s latest ranking of online shops

Rated “very good” in multiple categories Mexx outperforms last year’s winner of the study Jena, Germany, 2014-3-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — ServiceValue GmbH assessed more than 4,200 customer ratings of 24 fashion retailers with online shops and traditional storefronts in its latest study entitled “ServiceAtlas Fashion Shops 2014”. The study reveals the strengths and weaknesses of […]

Belgian food retailer Delhaize Group announced senior management changes

Nicolas Hollanders to leave as EVP, Human Resources, Sustainability, and IT of Delhaize Group Marc Croonen appointed as new Chief Human Resources Officer for Delhaize Group Dirk Van den Berghe, CEO of Delhaize Belgium and Luxembourg, appointed to Delhaize Group Executive Committee  BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 2014-3-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group (Euronext, Brussels: DELB, NYSE: DEG), […]

NRF VP for Government Relations David French: Overtime Proposal ‘Contrary to the Goal of Job Creation’

WASHINGTON, 2014-3-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation issued the following statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French in response to reports that President Obama will propose a change in federal overtime rules: “We are skeptical of the politics of the proposal and certainly of the timing. This is not an issue […]

Rob Green of National Council of Chain Restaurants calls on Senate to reject minimum wage hike

WASHINGTON, 2014-3-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Council of Chain Restaurants issued the following comments from Executive Director Rob Green on the hearing held today by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on a proposal to raise the federal minimum wage: “Today’s hearing is an exercise in rehearsed political talking points that ignore […]

Lagardère Services ASPAC: RELAY received number of accolades at Auckland Airport’s annual Retailer Excellence Awards

Auckland, New Zealand, 2014-3-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — March 11th marked the celebration of Auckland Airport’s annual Retailer Excellence Awards, recognising retail performance across both the International and Domestic Terminals of New Zealand’s busiest airport. This year we were delighted to receive a number of accolades, including the prize for ‘Best Specialty Retailer – Major’. This award recognises retailers […]

The Merchant and Financial Services Cybersecurity Partnership announced the operating structure for the group

Washington , DC, 2014-3-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, the Merchant and Financial Services Cybersecurity Partnership announced the operating structure for the group and released a video featuring Sandy Kennedy, President of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), and Governor Tim Pawlenty, President and CEO of the Financial Services Roundtable (FSR), discussing the priorities for the partnership […]