Delhaize Group shareholders approved the annual accounts for fiscal year 2013 and €1.56 gross dividend per share

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2014-5-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB, NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, announced today that during its Ordinary Shareholders Meeting its shareholders approved the annual accounts for fiscal year 2013 and the distribution of a €1.56 gross dividend per share. After deduction of a 25% withholding tax, this […]

Ahold to settle class action pending in US for its former subsidiary U.S. Foodservice

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-5-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold announced today that it has signed a term sheet agreeing in principle to settle a class action pending in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut in respect of pricing practices of Ahold’s former subsidiary U.S. Foodservice in the period 1998-2005. Under the term […]

Intershop partners with multi-channel marketing specialist Querplex

Intershop steadily building network of top-performing partners Omni-channel market leader joins hands with first-class implementation expert, yielding true added value for clients’ business 13-year project experience highlights Querplex as specialist in Intershop installations Jena, Germany, 2014-5-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop Communications AG, leading independent provider of innovative solutions for omni-channel commerce, has formed a […]

The National Retail Federation disappointed from the Senate Judiciary Committee’s withdrawal of the patent reform bill

Today Marks a Victory for Patent Trolls WASHINGTON, 2014-5-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation issued the following statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French on the announcement that Senate Judiciary Committee has shelved the patent reform bill: “Withdrawing the patent reform bill is a victory for patent trolls. “We are […]

SRC-KPMG SCOTTISH RETAIL SALES MONITOR APRIL 2014: Total Scottish sales in April 2014 increased by 1.9% compared with April 2013

LONDON, 2014-5-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — In April 2014 total Scottish sales increased by 1.9% compared with April 2013, when they had decreased by 2.1%. Like-for-like sales increased by 1.1% on last April, when they had decreased by 3.0%. Taking account of shop price deflation, April total sales were up 3.3% in real terms. Total […]

Red River Co-op’s new food stores in Winnipeg, Man. to offer fresh cut meat in time for barbecue season

Winnipeg, Canada, 2014-5-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Red River Co-op customers will be able to get a fresh cut of meat just in time for barbecue season. General Manager Doug Wiebe said this is a unique offering, with many grocery stores now choosing to bring in meat that has been vacuum packed or gassed for a […]

ICSC and Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Index: Weekly retail sales slipped by 1.3% for the week ending May 17

NEW YORK, 2014-5-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mother Nature once again kept the chill on retail sales as rain and snow left consumers soggy and constrained their ability to shop this past week. As a result weekly retail sales slipped by 1.3% for the week ending May 17, according to the International Council of Shopping […]

CAMPBELL LENNOX named managing director TOYS“R”US Australia

Mr. Lennox Will Oversee the Company’s 34 Stores, e-Commerce Operations and More Than 1,700 Employees in Australia WAYNE, NJ, 2014-5-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced the appointment of Campbell Lennox as Managing Director, Toys“R”Us, Australia, effective May 26. Mr. Lennox will oversee all operations and business activities for the company’s 34 store locations […]

Meijer debuts new commercial featuring photos of local children riding its iconic penny pony Sandy

Retailer’s youngest shoppers co-star with iconic penny pony GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-5-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today Midwest retailer Meijer announced the debut of a new commercial featuring photos of local children riding its iconic penny pony, Sandy. The 30-second commercial will begin airing within the retailer’s five-state footprint – Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and […]