Tesco starts online grocery home delivery service in Shetland

Customers welcome savings in time and petrol New service creates 30 new jobs Click & Collect to launch on June 4 Cheshunt, England, 2014-5-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco reached a major milestone in the history of its online grocery home delivery service this week by taking shopping ordered on the net to customers in Shetland for […]

Tesco forms Joint Venture with China Resources Enterprise Limited to create the leading multi-format retailer in China

Cheshunt, England, 2014-5-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following its previous announcement and subsequent confirmation of the satisfaction of all conditions, Tesco has completed the formation of a Joint Venture with China Resources Enterprise, Limited (“CRE”) to create the leading multi-format retailer in China (the “Joint Venture” or “JV”). The JV combines Tesco’s best-in-class retail practices, international sourcing […]

Sainsbury’s opened its 200th convenience store in Shepherd’s Bush Road in Hammersmith London

LONDON, 2014-5-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s opened its 200th convenience store in London today, creating 25 local jobs. Shepherd’s Bush Road Local in Hammersmith represents 16 years of continuous growth since Sainsbury’s opened its first convenience store, also in Hammersmith, in 1998. Over 6,000 people are employed in Sainsbury’s convenience stores across Greater London, and […]

Belk, Inc. announces operating results for fiscal first quarter ended May 3, 2014

Online sales grow 42 percent Company repurchases $94.3 million in stock CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2014-5-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk, Inc., the nation’s largest family owned and operated fashion department store company, today announced operating results for its fiscal first quarter ended May 3, 2014. Tim Belk, chairman and chief executive officer of Belk, Inc., said, “First […]

IKEA in Merriam to install largest rooftop solar array in Kansas before the store’s opening in Fall 2014

MERRIAM, KS, 2014-5-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced solar energy plans for its Kansas City-area store opening Fall 2014 in Merriam, KS. Pending permits, rooftop panel installation will begin next month, with completion before the store’s opening, making the project the largest rooftop solar array in the State […]

Sigma: Amcal Pharmacy honored with Canstar Blue Most Satisfied Customers Award – Pharmacy for 2014

Victoria, Australia, 2014-5-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amcal Pharmacy has won the prestigious Canstar Blue Most Satisfied Customers Award – Pharmacy for 2014, ahead of other well-known pharmacy brands. “We are extremely pleased to receive the Canstar Blue award on behalf of our Amcal pharmacies this year. Amcal pharmacists pride themselves on providing expert advice for […]

General Growth Properties, Inc. released its 2014 Sustainability Report

Chicago, Illinois, 2014-5-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — General Growth Properties, Inc. (“GGP”) (NYSE: GGP) today released its 2014 Sustainability Report. The report covers many of GGP’s significant achievements in Sustainability during the pastcalendar year and details GGP’s integrated approach to environmental and social responsibility. Click here for the 2014 GGP Sustainability Report. Highlights of the 2014 GGP […]

Gap Inc’s Growth, Innovation and Digital division president Art Peck to present at Goldman Sachs’ Fifth Annual dotCommerce Day on June 4, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, 2014-5-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced that Art Peck, president of the company’s Growth, Innovation and Digital division, will address investors at Goldman Sachs’ Fifth Annual dotCommerce Day in New York City on June 4, 2014. A live webcast of the presentation will be accessible from www.gapinc.com (follow the Investors, Financial News […]

Banana Republic’s give-back program ONE+ALL invites customers to shop in support of Community-Focused Organizations

New York, NY, 2014-5-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Banana Republic is proud to announce the expansion of its ONE+ALL program that commits volunteer hours and fund-raising support to organizations that make a difference in communities where the brand’s employees work and live. Over the first weekend in June, customers are invited to shop for a cause […]