H&M Conscious Foundation donates to victims and families affected by the tragic Rana Plaza collapse almost one year ago

Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-4-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (13 APR 2014 ) the H&M Conscious Foundation has decided to make a donation to the victims and the families affected by the tragic Rana Plaza collapse almost one year ago. H&M has never had any production in any of the factories situated in Rana Plaza, so the Foundation […]

H&M next designer collaboration will be with New York based Fashion Designer Alexander Wang

Palm Springs, California, 2014-4-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M announced yesterday during an event at the Coachella Music Festival, in Palm Springs, California, USA, that their next designer collaboration will be with Alexander Wang. This partnership marks the first time that an American designer teams up with H&M on the much anticipated designer collaboration. The New […]

Sobeys research drives company’s commitment to get Canadians cooking for Food Revolution Day

STELLARTON, NS, 2014-4-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Research released today by Sobeys Inc. has revealed a generation gap when it comes to food knowledge and confidence in cooking skills. Only 31 per cent of 18 to 29 year olds feel confident in the kitchen versus 48 per cent of those 50 and older. The national […]

Ahold repurchased 380,435 Ahold common shares for € 5.40 million between April 7 and April 11, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-4-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 380,435 Ahold common shares in the period from April 7, 2014 up to and including April 11, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 14.1909 per share for a total consideration of € 5.40 million. These repurchases were made as […]

National Retail Federation: Warmer spring weather spurred continued consumer spending and activity this March

Continued Optimism Expected with the Arrival of Easter & Tax Refunds WASHINGTON, 2014-4-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Warmer spring weather spurred continued consumer spending and activity this March. According to the National Retail Federation – the world’s largest retail trade association – March retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations and restaurants, increased 0.8 percent adjusted […]

National Retail Federation to launch information-sharing platform for retail industry information security specialists

First Step in Establishment of Retail and Merchant Industry Information Sharing and Analysis Center for Cybersecurity WASHINGTON, 2014-4-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation is moving forward with the creation of a program that will provide retailers access to information on cybersecurity threats identified by retailers, government and law enforcement agencies and partners in […]

Gap Inc. to host meeting for the investment community on April 16, 2014 at its headquarters in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, 2014-4-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced that it will host a meeting for the investment community on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at its headquarters in San Francisco. A live webcast of the presentations will take place from approximately 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time. The following Gap Inc. […]

SM Investments Corporation won “2013 Global Chinese Business 1000” award by international affairs magazine Yazhou Zhoukan

Pasay City, Philippines, 2014-4-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments Corporation (SM) was cited as a winner of the “2013 Global Chinese Business 1000” by international affairs magazine Yazhou Zhoukan. The Global Chinese Business 1000 Awards assess all listed Chinese corporations around the globe based on their market value and award pioneers with outstanding business operations. Founded in […]

Vornado Realty Trust plans to spin off its shopping center business into new publicly traded REIT

NEW YORK, 2014-4-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vornado Realty Trust plans to spin off its shopping center business consisting of 81 strip centers and four malls into a new publicly traded REIT. The strip centers are primarily located in the densely populated Northeastern U.S. The malls consist of Bergen Town Center, in Paramus, N.J.; Monmouth Mall, […]