Global retail real estate convention ICSC RECon to be held from 18 to 20 May 2014 in Las Vegas

New Schedule, New Hours, New Floor Plan NEW YORK, 2014-5-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — RECon, the global retail real estate convention, hosted by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), will provide networking, deal making, and educational opportunities for shopping center professionals from across the globe. The convention runs from May 18-20, 2014 and takes […]

L Brands to broadcast April Sales Report on May 8, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2014-5-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — In conjunction with L Brands’ sales release, you are invited to listen to a pre-recorded broadcast of the April sales report with Amie Preston, Chief Investor Relations Officer for L Brands (NYSE: LB).  The broadcast will be available on the Internet on Thursday, May 8, at 7:30 a.m. […]

Toys“R”Us, Inc. to hold fourth quarter 2013 Lenders and Note Investors Conference Call on May 7, 2014

WAYNE, NJ, 2014-5-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. is pleased to announce that its fourth quarter 2013 Lenders and Note Investors Conference Call to discuss the financial results of Toys“R”Us, Inc., Toys“R”Us – Delaware, Inc., and Toys“R”Us Property Company II, LLC has been scheduled for 10:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Participation in […]

Rite Aid Foundation donates $40,000 to American Red Cross to help victims affected by the severe weather in the southeast

Camp Hill, Pa., 2014-5-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid today announced that The Rite Aid Foundation is making a $40,000 donation to the American Red Cross to help the victims, families and communities affected by the severe weather that occurred in the southeast earlier this week. The Rite Aid Foundation is donating $25,000 to the […]

Rite Aid Corporation appoints Matt Lynch as senior VP and chief information officer

CAMP HILL, PA, 2014-5-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) announced today that Matt Lynch, an information technology executive with nearly 30 years’ experience, is joining Rite Aid as senior vice president and chief information officer. In this position, Lynch will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s technology and information operations, […]

Target appoints John Mulligan as interim president, CEO and Roxanne S. Austin as interim non-executive chair of the board

MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-5-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target’s board of directors issued the following statement today: “Today we are announcing that, after extensive discussions, the board and Gregg Steinhafel have decided that now is the right time for new leadership at Target. Effective immediately, Gregg will step down from his positions as Chairman of the Target board of directors, president […]

Ingles Markets reported higher sales and net income for the three and six months ended March 29, 2014

ASHEVILLE, N.C., 2014-5-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMKTA) today reported higher sales and net income for the three and six months ended March 29, 2014 as compared with the three and six months ended March 30, 2013.  Second quarter net sales rose $27.1 million to $947.8 million and net income increased 29.2% to […]

Morrisons opened its first accessible, assisted changing places toilet for disabled customers

Bradford, England, 2014-5-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons officially opened its first accessible, assisted Changing Places toilet for disabled customers to appear in any of its UK stores. Intended for a more dignified experience, the washroom features more space than a standard accessible toilet, to accommodate the user and their carer(s), plus a height adjustable […]

Wincor Nixdorf reaffirmed its projection of 4% growth in net sales and 17% rise in EBITA to €155 million in its fiscal 2013/2014

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-5-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf AG completed the first six months of fiscal 2013/2014 with a decline in net sales and growth in operating profit. Net sales fell by 3% to €1,230 million (previous year: €1,266 million). Operating profit (EBITA) rose by 3% to €68 million (€66 million). The EBITA margin […]

400 professionals from around the world to attend CBRE’s 14th annual Women’s Networking Forum in Chicago

Chicago, IL, 2014-5-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 400 professionals from around the world will come together in Chicago next week for CBRE Group Inc.’s (CBRE) 14th annual Women’s Networking Forum. The 2014 conference, “Dare to be Extraordinary,” is expected to be the largest in the CBRE Women’s Network’s history and will feature presentations from […]