Kimco Realty Corp acquired 24-property retail portfolio in New England for $270M, including assumption of $120.5M mortgage debt

Company significantly expands in the Boston metropolitan market NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2014-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE:KIM), North America’s largest publicly traded owner and operator of neighborhood and community shopping centers, today announced that it has completed the purchase of a 24-property retail portfolio in New England for $270 million, including […]

Babies“R”Us® to serve as the go-to retail destination for the must-have registry products honored with WHAT TO EXPECT® Awards

National In-Store Raffle Event and Online Promotions Planned to Celebrate Award-Winning Baby Registry Products, Offering More Than $300,000 in Prizes NEW YORK, NY, 2014-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — WhatToExpect.com, the official online home for Heidi Murkoff’s world-renowned pregnancy and parenting brand, today announced that Babies“R”Us®, the nation’s leading dedicated baby products authority, will serve as the go-to […]

200 retailers, wholesalers, and food industry state association executives convened in Washington, DC for the annual “Day in Washington” Supermarket Industry fly-in

Healthcare, Chain Restaurant Menu Labeling, Data Security, and Tax Reform Top Industry Agenda  WASHINGTON, D.C., 2014-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Over 200 grocery retailers, wholesalers, and food industry state association executives from across the nation convened in Washington, DC today for the annual “Day in Washington” Supermarket Industry fly-in. Members of the National Grocers Association (NGA), […]

Wisconsin Grocers Association President Brandon Scholz presented with National Grocers Association (NGA) Association Leadership Award

Arlington, VA, 2014-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brandon Scholz, President and CEO of the Wisconsin Grocers Association (WGA) was presented the National Grocers Association (NGA) Association Leadership Award for his dedication and contributions to the independent supermarket industry. Throughout his career, Scholz has been a steadfast industry leader, steering many successful state and federal legislative efforts […]

Rite Aid to serve as platinum sponsor of the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s Revlon Run/Walk For Women events in May

NYC and LA Events Benefit Women’s Cancer Research, Counseling and Outreach Programs Winning Nail Enamels from Revlon’s “Your Story, Your Shade” Contest Available Exclusively at Rite Aid CAMP HILL, Pa., 2014-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the second straight year, Rite Aid will proudly serve as a platinum sponsor of the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s Revlon Run/Walk […]

Rite Aid Corporation announced sales results for April 2014

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2014-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today announced sales results for April. Monthly Sales For the four weeks ended April 26, 2014, same store sales increased 5.0 percent over the prior-year period. April front-end same store sales increased 4.7 percent, with 4.6 percent of the increase attributable to a […]

Meijer opened supercenter today in South Haven, Michigan

190,000-square-foot store features fresh fruit delivered daily, a free prescription program and pharmacy services designed to promote family health GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer opened a supercenter today in South Haven, Mich., marking its first of nine new stores the retailer will open this year in the Midwest, Co-Chairman Doug Meijer announced. […]

Target opens two Brunet Target affiliated pharmacies at the Brossard and Sainte-Dorothée Target store locations

Two locations now open at the Brossard and Sainte-Dorothée Target store locations MONTREAL, QC,  2014-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target announced today that two Brunet Target affiliated pharmacies are now open at the Brossard and Sainte-Dorothée Target store locations. As previously announced, a total of 18 pharmacies operated by pharmacist-owners affiliated with Brunet will open at […]

Morrisons announces its biggest ever price cuts and unveils price transparency website

Bradford, England, 2014-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons announces today that it is going to be permanently cheaper with price reductions on 1,200 everyday essentials, reinforcing its credentials as a fresh-led value grocer. Today’s cuts, which average 17%, will span both own-brand and popular branded products which together make up most of families’ weekly shopping baskets. […]

Jerónimo Martins reports 5.6% consolidated sales growth in its 1st Quarter 2014 Results

In a highly competitive environment in Poland and in Portugal  CONSOLIDATED SALES GROWTH 5.6% (AT CONSTANT EXCHANGE RATES) First quarter highlights for the Group Consolidated Sales growth 5.6% (at constant exchange rates) and reached 2,912 million euros Operational Cash Flow (EBITDA) of 158 million euros Investment of 109 million euros, with 87% channelled to Biedronka […]