dmc digital media center redesigned EDEKA Minden-Hanover online shopping platform based on Intershop 7

Forward-looking shop design thanks to dmc and Intershop Stuttgart, Jena, Germany, 2014-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — EDEKA Minden-Hanover has redesigned its online shopping platform. Based on Intershop 7, the new layout was successfully realized on schedule thanks to e-business professionals dmc digital media center. Following the auspicious pilot phase which took place in 2012, EDEKA […]

NRF Survey: Americans to spend an average of $162.94 on mom this year compared to survey’s $168.94 last year

WASHINGTON, 2014-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — After splurging on tablets and smartphones, beauty supplies, apparel and jewelry for mom last year, consumers this year will celebrate Mother’s Day keeping practicality in mind. According to NRF’s 2014 Mother’s Day Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, Americans will spend an average of $162.94 on mom […]

Weekly retail sales rose by 1.6% for the week ending April 26, 2014 according to ICSC and Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Index

NEW YORK, 2014-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Consumers sprung into action and gave retailers a solid week of sales as warmer weather helped to lift seasonal demand, especially in the East and Midwest. As a result weekly retail sales rose sharply by 1.6% for the week ending April 26, 2014, according to the International Council […]

5th Annual East High School Iron Chef Competition to be held on May 4 at Wegmans Conference Center

When: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 4th Where: Wegmans Conference Center 400 Market Street (off Chili Avenue), Rochester, NY ROCHESTER, NY, 2014-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Once again, the East High School Iron Chef Competition will bring together the culinary skills and hospitality management knowledge of eight high school students to compete for […]

ShopRite, 2014 Special Olympics USA Games and General Mills announced the creation of limited edition commemorative Wheaties box

ShopRite of Brookdale Associate Featured on Special Edition Wheaties Box BROOKDALE, NJ, 2014-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — ShopRite, the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games, and General Mills announced the creation of a limited edition, commemorative Wheaties box in celebration of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games.  This limited edition box, which will be sold exclusively in […]

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. to release its first quarter 2014 financial results on May 15 followed by live conference call and webcast

PLANO, Texas, 2014-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, May 15 at 4:00 p.m. ET, followed by a live conference call and webcast conducted by Chief Executive Officer Mike Ullman and Chief Financial Officer Ed Record that […]

Target appoints Bob DeRodes as new technology leader to help guide the company’s information technology transformation

Company plans to enable REDcard portfolio with MasterCard chip-and-PIN technology MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) announced the company has hired a new technology leader to help guide the company’s information technology transformation. Target also provided details on additional security enhancements the company has made following its 2013 data breach, and […]

Sobeys encourages Canadians to get cooking and join Canada’s biggest potluck party on May 16

STELLARTON, NS, 2014-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sobeys launched Canada’s Biggest Potluck Party this week, challenging Canadians to host or join a potluck leading up to Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day on May 16. “Food Revolution Day is a day of global action dedicated this year to teaching kids where their food comes from, how […]

Ingles Markets,Inc. to webcast and rebroadcast its second quarter earnings on May 2, 2014

ASHEVILLE, N.C., 2014-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMKTA) will provide an online, real-time webcast and rebroadcast of its second quarter earnings conference call on May 2, 2014. Ingles plans to release earnings for its second quarter ended March 29, 2014, on May 2, 2014. The live broadcast of Ingles Markets’ quarterly conference call will […]

CBRE and national housing nonprofit Rebuilding Together to renovate the Sylvia Family Shelter in Chicago

More than 200 CBRE employees to participate Chicago, IL, 2014-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE, through its corporate philanthropy program, CBRE Cares, will partner with national housing nonprofit Rebuilding Together to provide renovations to the Sylvia Family Shelter in Chicago during its annual Women’s Networking Forum. On Monday, May 12, 2014, more than 200 CBRE Women’s […]

Kingfisher appoints Dax Lovegrove as Director of Sustainability and Innovation

LONDON, 2014-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kingfisher is delighted to announce that from the 2nd June Dax Lovegrove will join Europe’s leading home improvement retail group as its Director of Sustainability and Innovation, after a decade with WWF as their Head of Business & Industry. Dax will join Kingfisher’s Net Positive team in June reporting […]