Chevron Corporation renews CBRE Group services for its US And Canada properties

Los Angeles, 2014-4-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. announced that Chevron Corporation, a Fortune 100 company and provider of energy services for consumers and businesses in more than 180 countries, renewed its long-standing contract with CBRE. Chevron has been a valued client of CBRE since 2006. Its scope of services includes Transaction Management, […]

The National Retail Federation: Retail Employment Grows In March

WASHINGTON, 2014-4-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today issued the following statements from NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay and Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz in response to the March jobs report: “After a long, harsh winter that put many retailers at a disadvantage in terms of inventory control and staffing their stores, merchants are […]

Ahold repurchased 1,502,473 Ahold common shares for € 21.71 million between March 31 and April 4, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-4-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 1,502,473 Ahold common shares in the period from March 31, 2014 up to and including April 4, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 14.4483 per share for a total consideration of € 21.71 million. These repurchases were made as […]

Johnny Thijs nominated as independent member of the Board of Directors at Delhaize Group

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2014-4-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB, NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, announces the nomination of Mr. Johnny Thijs to become an independent member of the Board of Directors. At the Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting, to be held on May 22, 2014, the Board of Directors of Delhaize Group […]

National Retail Federation’s Association for Retail Technology Standards announced the release of its Change4Charity Standard

Standard to Enhance Retailers’ Charitable Programs Direct from Point-of-Sale WASHINGTON, 2014-4-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Association for Retail Technology Standards, a community within the National Retail Federation, announced today the release of its Change4Charity Standard. Adoption by point-of-sale vendors and donation processors will lower costs for retailers and support greater participation in charity programs […]

Wesfarmers to sell the insurance broking and premium funding operations of its Insurance division to subsidiaries of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. for $1,010 million

Perth, Australia, 2014-4-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wesfarmers today announced it has agreed to sell the insurance broking and premium funding operations of its Insurance division to subsidiaries of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) for $1,010 million. In addition to the purchase price, Wesfarmers will receive a distribution of approximately $150 million to […]

Foodstuffs’ New World confirms sponsorship of the Silver Ferns

New World is excited to confirm its partnership through the elite sponsorship of the Silver Ferns will continue until at least 2016. Waiheke, New Zealand, 2014-4-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — This is the 7th year New World has sponsored our national netball team and this year, for the first time,  New World are also proud to be […]

The ICSC Foundation Jean-Louis Solal Retail Sustainability Scholarship launched

NEW YORK, 2014-4-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — CSC announced today the creation of a new scholarship, through a $25,000 gift from developer Gerald D. Hines in honor of Jean-Louis Solal, a pioneer of the shopping center industry in Europe. The ICSC Foundation Jean-Louis Solal Retail Sustainability Scholarship will help pay for students to attend the ICSC […]

Wegmans Food Market urges its customers bring their clean, dry plastic bags to their stores to help The Nature Conservancy

ROCHESTER, NY, 2014-4-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s not every day that one good turn earns double credit! But during April, customers who bring their clean, dry plastic bags to a Wegmans Food Market for recycling can feel good twice over: First, for recycling their bags, and second, for helping to increase the contribution Wegmans is making […]

Home improvement retailer Kingfisher entered into negotiations to acquire Mr Bricolage

London, 2014-4-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kingfisher, Europe’s leading home improvement retailer, has entered into exclusive negotiations with the principal shareholders of Mr Bricolage, the home improvement retailer, to acquire their shareholding. Under the terms of the proposed transaction, Kingfisher would acquire 41.9% of the share capital of Mr Bricolage from ANPF (which is held by […]