BRC/SPRINGBOARD FOOTFALL AND VACANCIES MONITOR APRIL 2014: Footfall in April 0.1% lower than a year ago

LONDON, 2014-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Footfall in April was 0.1% lower than a year ago, down on the 1.8% rise in March. High streets reported the largest decline, falling 1.4%, substantially down from the 2.6% rise in March while shopping centres experienced a 0.9% decline in footfall. Footfall in out-of-town locations fared the best with […]

Garden designer Adam Frost won gold medal at RHS Chelsea Flower Show for the Homebase Garden – ‘Time to Reflect’

Milton Keynes, UK,  2014-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Award-winning garden designer, Adam Frost, secures another Gold medal at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show for the Homebase Garden – ‘Time to Reflect’, in association with Alzheimer’s Society. This is the third Gold medal won by the UK’s leading garden centre at this prestigious show. The garden […]

Laura Muir announced kids can go free to Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix

LONDON, 2014-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Laura Muir (coach: Andy Young) today announced that kids can go free to Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix, which takes place at Hampden Park on July 11-12 and will showcase some of the world’s greatest athletes in action. To mark the occasion, the European U23 bronze medalist joined children from St […]

Sainsbury’s invites their children’s book publishers to nominate up to two books for their first “Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards”

LONDON, 2014-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s, the UK’s third largest supermarket and a major player in children’s book retailing, has today announced details of the first “Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards”. Sainsbury’s is inviting all their current children’s book publishers to nominate up to two books for each of the three award categories: Baby and Toddler, […]

Sainsbury’s reduces fat content in its beef mince by an impressive 244 tonnes a year

LONDON, 2014-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its commitment to being the best retailer for food and health, Sainsbury’s has reduced the fat content in its beef mince by an impressive 244 tonnes a year. All labels across its mince range – including pork, lamb and turkey – have been updated to make it […]

AHOLD REPURCHASED 2,327,071 AHOLD COMMON SHARES FOR € 32.98 MILLION BETWEEN May 12 AND MAY 16, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 2,327,071 Ahold common shares in the period from May 12, 2014 up to and including May 16, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 14.1715 per share for a total consideration of € 32.98 million. These repurchases were made as […]

Intershop to attend EcommerceDay 2014 on May 21 in Paris

Concorde Opera Hotel in Paris, May 21, 2014. See www.intershop.fr/evenement/ecommerceday-456 Presentation 2-3pm, Tosca Salon Paris, France, 2014-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop is to attend EcommerceDay, the one day event packed with updates on major trends in e-commerce and digital marketing, taking place on 21st May 2014 at the Hotel Concorde Opera Paris. The omni-channel commerce […]

Electrical retailer Trony goes online with the Intershop omni-channel commerce platform

Online presence within six months Sophisticated back-end integration ensures customers are served by the stock of the warehouse or store geographically closest Integrated with Trony logistics chain Trony directors to present at Netcomm E-Commerce Forum in Milan, 20th May Jena, Germany, 2014-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Trony has taken its business online for the first […]

National Association of Convenience Stores survey: Americans to travel more this summer

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2014-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Americans plan to put the severe winter weather in their rearview mirrors and travel more frequently this summer, according to the results of a consumer survey released by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). One in four consumers (25%) say that they will spend more money this […]

Toys“R”Us® introduces recyclable, reusable tote bag featuring a child’s artwork to benefit Save the Children®

Toys“R”Us Children’s Fund Provides $100,000 Grant to Kick Off Program; $1 from the Purchase of Each Bag Will Help Keep Kids Safe in the Wake of a Disaster WAYNE, NJ, 2014-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® has introduced an exclusive 100% recyclable, reusable tote bag featuring a young child’s artwork in its stores nationwide, from which a […]

Meijer launches “Meijer Free Thursday Nights” and continues “Meijer Free Tuesdays” admission to the Grand Rapids Art Museum each week

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — A generous gift from Meijer will launch “Meijer Free Thursday Nights” and continues the popular “Meijer Free Tuesdays,” a full night and day of free general admission to the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) each week, beginning this Thursday. The gift supports free admission for the public from 10 […]