CBRE Group: Martin Samworth appointed CEO EMEA and Daniel Queenan CEO APAC

Los Angeles, 2014-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced the appointment of Martin Samworth as Chief Executive Officer of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region and of Daniel Queenan as Chief Executive Officer of its Asia Pacific (APAC) region.  The appointments are effective immediately. Mr. Samworth previously served as Managing […]

CBL & Associates Properties announced The Cheesecake Factory® and H&M are coming to Fayette Mall in Lexington, KY

CBL Announces Anchor Redevelopment Plans CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2014-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL), today announcedThe Cheesecake Factory® and H&M are coming to Fayette Mall in Lexington, KY, as part of the redevelopment of the former Sears location. Designed to significantly enhance the offerings at the shopping center, the plans include redeveloping […]

Wesfarmers accepts Insurance Australia Group’s proposed acquisition of the Australian underwriting operations of its Insurance division

Perth, Australia, 2014-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wesfarmers today announced it had received confirmation from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) that it will not oppose Insurance Australia Group’s proposed acquisition of the Australian underwriting operations of Wesfarmers’ Insurance division. Wesfarmers Managing Director Richard Goyder said he was pleased that a key transaction milestone had […]

Foodstuffs’ first grocery store Four Square to give away 400 reusable bags to local Waiheke shoppers

Waiheke, New Zealand, 2014-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Four Square got behind Plastic-Free Friday by giving out 400 reusable bags to local Waiheke shoppers. Plastic Free Friday is part of the BYO Bag initiative started by Debbie Lyttle last year to educate the community on plastic pollution and the harm plastic bags, in particular, have on […]

SM Investments Corporation expanded code of ethics to keep pace with emerging trends in the region

Manila, Philippines, 2014-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments Corporation (SM) has approved an expanded code of ethics, further strengthening its corporate governance standards to keep pace with emerging trends in the region. The revised code is a more comprehensive guide on how the company should deal with stakeholders, from investors, creditors, customers and employees […]

Aktia customers to receive K-Plussa points from the service fee when withdrawing cash in K-food stores

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko and Aktia have entered a cooperation agreement by which the bank’s customers will receive additional K-Plussa points from the service fee when withdrawing cash in K-food stores. The cooperation begins on 1 April. It is possible to withdraw cash with all Finnish debit cards in more than 700 […]

Sainsbury’s newly opened Convenience Training College in Brixton to train team leaders and store managers

Brixton, UK, 2014-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has today marked the opening of a trailblazing new facility in London, which will run 2,000 training courses in the first year alone for its management teams in Local convenience stores. The new Convenience Training College is based in Brixton and will train team leaders and store managers […]

First British strawberries of the season now available in Sainsbury’s stores

This week sees the first British strawberries of the season land in Sainsbury’s stores. LONDON, 2014-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Reaching shelves much earlier than in previous years (10 days earlier than last year’s crop), these Taste the Difference strawberries are quite literally a Dream – a variety exclusive to Sainsbury’s which is sweet and aromatic […]

Rite Aid Corporation to release financial results for its Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter on April 10, 2014

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2014-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) said today that it will release financial results for its Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter, which ended March 1, 2014, on Thursday, April 10, 2014. The company will hold an analyst call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (5:30 a.m. Pacific Time) with […]

Rite Aid Corporation appoints Dedra N. Castle as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2014-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today announced that Dedra N. Castle, a highly experienced human resources executive, is joining Rite Aid as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. In this position, Castle will be responsible for all aspects of human resources, including training, recruitment, talent […]