SRC-KPMG SCOTTISH RETAIL SALES MONITOR MARCH 2014: Strong performance in the fashion and footwear categories

LONDON, 2014-4-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — In March 2014 total Scottish sales decreased by 2.5% compared with March 2013, when they had increased by 1.8%. Like-for-like sales decreased by 3.8% on last March, when they had increased by 0.9%. Taking account of shop price deflation, March total sales were down 0.8% in real terms. Total […]

Carrefour franchise partner the Marinopoulos Group opened two new stores in Bulgaria

PARIS, 2014-4-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Our franchise partner – the Marinopoulos Group – has opened two new stores. The Pleven Carrefour Market (12 April 2014) extends over a sales area of 1300 m². The Plovdiv Carrefour hypermarket (17 April 2014) has a sales area of 2100 m². The Marinopoulos Group currently runs 591 stores – 55 […]

Tesco announced massive savings as it cuts food products prices even more and slashes online shopping charges

One hour Tesco.com delivery slots now available for £1 Click & Collect Grocery now FREE across all locations Delivery Saver prices are lowered, saving customers up to £252 a year Prices have been cut on everyday items that customers regularly buy Cheshunt, England, 2014-4-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco customers are set to make massive savings […]

Walmart expands its Empowering Women Together product offering in time for Mother’s Day

Retailer teams up with Full Circle Exchange to expand its availability of products made by small women-owned businesses from online to more than 2,600 stores nationwide BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2014-4-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — In time for Mother’s Day, Walmart expands its Empowering Women Together product offering of unique and meaningful gifts that will celebrate moms […]

IKEA to introduce chicken and vegetarian meatball as lower carbon alternative to its regular meatballs

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2014-4-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA is a responsible company and we believe that we can play an important role in the move towards a more sustainable society. We will continue to sell the regular meatballs that our customers enjoy every day at IKEA. However we will also provide lower carbon alternatives; a chicken […]

Ahold repurchased 1,070,000 Ahold common shares for €14.80 million between April 14 and April 18, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-4-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 1,070,000 Ahold common shares in the period from April 14, 2014 up to and including April 18, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €13.8332 per share for a total consideration of €14.80 million. These repurchases were made as part of […]