Delhaize Group divests Sweetbay, Harveys and Reid’s operations to Bi-Lo Holdings for $246 million

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2014-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB, NYSE: DEG) announces today that it has completed the divestment of the Sweetbay, Harveys and Reid´s operations to Bi-Lo Holdings for a cash amount of $246 million, subject to customary post-closing adjustments. Delhaize Group also completed, in a separate transaction, the sale of its distribution center […]

Neringa Janavičiūtė named new head of MAXIMA GRUPĖ

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2014-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — As of June 3, MAXIMA GRUPĖ, running the retail companies in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Poland, and Bulgaria, will have a new leader. The Company will be headed by the long-standing employee Neringa Janavičiūtė. She will replace the current Director General Mindaugas Bagdonavičius, who has held the position since 2008. In April […]

Ski and outdoor retailer Ekosport to upgrade to Intershop 7 to power its international online shop

Leading ski and outdoor retailer to upgrade online shop across 15 countries Intershop confirms growth plans for French market Jena, Germany / Paris, France, 2014-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Leading ski and outdoor specialist Ekosport has chosen Intershop’s omni-channel commerce platform Intershop 7 to power its international online shop. The sports retailer, based in France, […]

BRC survey reveals customers using less cash than ever as retailers make it easier and more convenient to shop and pay

LONDON, 2014-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers are using less cash than ever as retailers make it easier and more convenient to shop and pay. New data reveals that a growing proportion of smaller payments previously made in cash are now being made in other ways. The availability of contactless cards, handy express stores and self-service […]

General Growth Properties CEO Sandeep Mathrani and CFO Michael Berman to present at NAREIT REITWeek 2014 investor conference on June 4

Chicago, Illinois, 2014-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — General Growth Properties, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: GGP) today announced that Sandeep Mathrani, chief executive officer, and Michael Berman, chief financial officer, will present at the NAREIT REITWeek 2014 investor conference in New York on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The live audio-­only webcast will […]

Kimco management to present in the REITWeek 2014 NAREIT’s Investor Forum on June 3, 2014

NEW HYDE PARK, New York, 2014-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) announced today that its management will participate in the REITWeek 2014 NAREIT’s Investor Forum on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 in New York. Kimco management will provide a general overview of the company followed by a question and answer session. The webcast […]

Toys“R”Us, Inc. supports nonprofit organization dedicated to finding childhood cancer cure Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Company Renews Commitment to Help Fight Pediatric Cancer with Nationwide Fundraising and Awareness Program, In-Store Events and User-Generated Social Media Initiative Wayne, NJ, 2014-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced it has reaffirmed its support of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for childhood cancer. Beginning this Sunday, June 1 […]

Apple® to acquire subscription streaming music service Beats Music, and Beats Electronics for $3 billion

CUPERTINO, California, 2014-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple® today announced it has agreed to acquire the critically acclaimed subscription streaming music service Beats Music, and Beats Electronics, which makes the popular Beats headphones, speakers and audio software. As part of the acquisition, Beats co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre will join Apple. Apple is acquiring the two […]

ShopRite and Procter & Gamble partner to bring Caroline’s Carts to more than 250 ShopRite stores

Woodbridge, NJ, 2014-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — ShopRite and Procter & Gamble have partnered to bring Caroline’s Carts, specialized shopping carts created for special needs children, to more than 250 ShopRite stores across the Northeast. Starting in the month of June, Caroline’s Carts will be available at all ShopRite stores. A special event with Drew Ann Long, […]

Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company products to be available in Target

MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Jessica Alba is about to be an everyday fixture in the aisles of Target and pages of Starting June 15, an assortment of The Honest Company, which Jessica co-founded with former CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World, Christopher Gavigan, will be available at Target. Ranging from diapers and biodegradable wipes to organic skin care and […]

Wincor Nixdorf launches new version of its global software platform 5.5

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retail software needs to integrate the online and offline worlds and meet all the requirements of functionality, architecture and international orientation of retail companies. This is because today’s consumers interact with a retail company via various touchpoints, for example, they gather information online but make their purchases in stores – […]