The Wegman Family Charitable Foundation donated over $1 million to Explore & More Children’s Museum

BUFFALO, NY, 2014-3-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Explore & More today announced two major gifts totaling over $1 million in contributions to the Museum’s recently launched capital campaign for their new facility opening at Canalside in 2016. Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. has donated $550,000 to the project, and with that, puts the Wegmans name on […]

The Muppets are coming to QVC on March 16

QVC Celebrates Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted with a Day of Surprises March 16 WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2014-3-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Imagine a pig, a pair of frogs and their posse walk into QVC. Sound like a far-fetched story filled with contagious laughter? Well, it will be reality on March 16 when the Muppets burst through QVC’s doors […]

Harris Teeter’s fundraising program Together in Education donates $460,437.50 to schools

Schools Receive Nearly $720,000 from Harris Teeter since August 2013 Matthews, N.C., 2014-3-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter announced today that it is donating $460,437.50 to schools this month through Together in Education (TIE), Harris Teeter’s fundraising program for schools in its communities.  This is the second of three payouts the Company will make to […]

Brico Dépôt opened its first two rebranded stores in Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest, Romania, 2014-3-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brico Dépôt has opened its first two rebranded stores in Romania, in the Pantelimon and Orhideea areas of the capital city Bucharest. Kingfisher plc acquired ‘Bricostore’s’ 15 home improvement stores in Romania in April 2013. Since June last year work has been underway to integrate colleagues and transform the stores into […]

IKEA launches latest IKEA PS collection themed “On the Move”

New Collection Marries Multifunction, Flexibility and Smart Design with Affordability CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 2014-3-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the Life Improvement Store, announces the launch of its latest IKEA PS collection, themed “On the Move,” created specifically for the young, urban crowd living in smaller spaces. Now in its eighth iteration, the new IKEA PS collection […]

The IKEA Foundation donated $139 million to children and families living in the world’s poorest communities in 2013

IKEA Foundation launches 12 new partnerships in 2013, reaching millions of children in 35 countries, including Brazil, Syria, Thailand and South Sudan CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 2014-3-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The IKEA Foundation released its 2013 Annual Review, reporting $139 million (101 million euros) in grants to help children and families living in the world’s poorest […]

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB presents first quarterly results for 2014 on 27 March

Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-3-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB presents the first quarterly results for 2014 at a press conference on Thursday 27 March at 9.30 CET. There will also be a telephone conference in English at 14.00 CET the same day. The first quartely results for the period 1 December 2013 to […]

Target announced the official grand opening of its Toronto Stockyards store on March 14

Festivities include product sampling, in-store specials and a special appearance from Bullseye MISSISSAUGA, ON, 2014-3-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target is pleased to announce the official grand opening of its Toronto Stockyards store on March 14. The store, located in the Stockyards shopping complex at St. Clair Avenue West and Weston Rd., is the first from-the-ground-up […]

Target Corporation announced quarterly dividend of 43 cents per common share

MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-3-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The board of directors of Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) has declared a quarterly dividend of 43 cents per common share. The dividend is payable June 10, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business May 21, 2014. The 2nd quarter dividend will be the company’s 187th consecutive dividend paid […]

Morrisons reports preliminary results for the year ended 2 February 2014

Bradford, England, 2014-3-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Preliminary results for the year ended 2 February 2014 and strategic update. Financial summary · Turnover down 2% to £17.7bn (2012/13: £18.1bn) · Like-for-like sales (ex-fuel, ex-VAT) down 2.8% (2012/13: down 2.1%)(1) · Underlying profit before tax down 13% to £785m (2012/13: £901m)(2) · Non-recurring exceptional costs of £903m […]

Contract extension: Wincor Nixdorf to provide hardware service for the self-service systems of Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-3-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf will provide hardware service for the self-service systems of Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf for another three years. A master agreement on the replacement of all self-service systems that are not Windows 7-compatible by 2016 has also been concluded. Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf has been a customer of Wincor Nixdorf for more […]