Tesco launches new Clubcard ‘Days Out Sale’ offering special deals on exciting UK attractions

Cheshunt, England, 2014-5-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has this week launched a new Clubcard ‘Days Out Sale’ offering special deals on a range of exciting UK attractions, including Madame Tussauds, London Dungeons and the Eden Project. From safari trips and museum visits to aquariums and castles, Clubcard’s new ‘Days Out Sale’ allows customers to boost […]

Carrefour Argentina Director Daniel Fernández received Entrepreneur of the Year award at the 2013 Security Annual Awards

PARIS, 2014-5-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Daniel Fernández, Executive Director of Carrefour Argentina, received the prize of the Entrepreneur of the Year in the Hypermarket Sector, within the framework of the 2013 Security Annual Awards.The ceremony took place in the Exhibition Center of La Rural, in Buenos Aires City, and counted with 300 guests. […]

Tesco scoops nearly a third of the total awards available at The Grocer’s Own-Label Food and Drink Awards

Cheshunt, England, 2014-5-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco’s newly revamped finest* range has scooped 22 awards at The Grocer’s Own-Label Food and Drink Awards, nearly a third of the total awards available. Overall, the retailer picked up 29 Gold and 21 Silver Awards, more than any other supermarket. John Scouler, Commerical Director at Tesco said, “We are absolutely delighted […]

Intershop shares insights on how retailers can take advantage of the World Cup

The significance of mobile devices for e-commerce has skyrocketed since the last World Cup Intershop client SportScheck becomes 2014 European tablet champion The commerce specialist provides tips on how companies can take advantage of additional sales potential generated by the World Cup Jena, Germany, 2014-5-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a comparison of well-known sporting […]

Kesko Group announces 1.3% increase in sales excluding VAT in April 2014

Kesko Group’s sales, excluding VAT, in April 2014 totalled €821.2 million, up 1.3%. Helsinki, Finland, 2014-5-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — In Kesko’s food trade, sales in April were €388.5 million, an increase of 10.9% compared to the previous year. The fact that Easter fell in March in the previous year affected sales performance. In the home […]

Alliance Boots reports annual results for the year ended 31 March 2014

Nottingham, 2014-5-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — “On track to become the world leader in both retail pharmacy and pharmaceutical wholesaling” Highlights: Revenue reported: up 4.3% to £23.4 billion including share of associates and joint ventures: up 4.3% to £25.7 billion Trading profit reported: up 0.4% to £1,270 million including share of associates and joint ventures: up 7.7% […]

H&M Group reports on its April 2014 sales development

Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-5-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — In April, the H&M Group total sales including VAT increased by 17 percent in local currencies compared to the same month last year. The total number of stores amounted to 3,246 on 30 April 2014 versus 2,881 on 30 April 2013. Percentage sales development for the month of May […]

David Beckham marks the launch of his debut swimwear collection for H&M with an exclusive rooftop pool party in London

LONDON, 2014-5-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — David Beckham hosted an exclusive rooftop pool party last night to mark the launch of his debut swimwear collection for H&M. Guests including Ellie Goulding, One Direction’s Liam Payne and Niall Horan and Aaron Paul soaked up the luxe party atmosphere in East London. Since the launch of the […]

RILA and America’s most recognized retail brands launch Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC)

Public/Private Collaboration Aims To Strengthen Defenses Against Cyber Attacks And Protect Customers Arlington, VA, 2014-5-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (May 14, 2014) the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), along with several of America’s most recognized retail brands, launched the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC). The R-CISC is an independent organization, the centerpiece of which is a […]

General Growth Properties declares second quarter common stock dividend of $0.15 per share payable on July 31, 2014

Chicago, Illinois, 2014-5-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP, the “Company”) today announced its Board of Directors declared a second quarter common stock dividend of $0.15 per share payable on July 31, 2014, to stockholders of record on July 15, 2014. The Board of Directors also declared a quarterly dividend on […]

Gap Inc. to provide webcast of its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 20, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, 2014-5-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) will provide a live audio webcast of the company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time on May 20, 2014. To register for the webcast on May 20, please visit www.gapinc.com (follow the Investors, Financial News and Events, Webcasts links). A replay of […]