Foodstuffs North Island Limited announces the refurbishment of PAK’nSAVE Pukekohe due to commence in late June

Auckland, New Zealand, 2014-6-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs North Island Limited is pleased to announce the refurbishment of PAK’nSAVE Pukekohe, on the corner of Queen and Harris Streets, Pukekohe. The refurbishment is due to commence on site in late June. Foodstuffs North Island Limited is pleased to announce the refurbishment of PAK’nSAVE Pukekohe, on the corner […]

Commissary’s Phyllis Black and Donna Chew chosen by Progressive Grocer magazine as two of the Top Women in Grocery for 2014

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-6-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Phyllis Black, store director at Cherry Point Commissary, N.C., and Donna Chew, assistant store director at McGuire Commissary, Lakehurst, N.J., have been chosen by Progressive Grocer magazine as two of the Top Women in Grocery for 2014. “Phyllis and Donna have long been shining stars in our business,” said […]

Kesko Group reports €797.1 million sales in May 2014, excluding VAT

Kesko Group’s sales, excluding VAT, in May 2014 totalled €797.1 million, down 5.9%. Helsinki, Finland, 2014-6-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — In Kesko’s food trade, sales in May were €358.0 million, a decrease of 7.4% compared to the previous year. The number of delivery days in May was one less than in the previous year. In the home […]

Kesko to improve Anttila’s profitability

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-6-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Anttila Oy’s operations will be adjusted on account of weakened sales and the changed market situation. As a result of the employee co-operation negotiations started in April, the decision has been taken to close fourKodin1 department stores for interior decoration and home goods. The department stores to be closed are Helsinki […]

Save the Children, Breakthrough and Pratham and the IKEA Foundation unveiled $9.4 million program to protect 790,000 children living in cotton communities in India

Save the Children, IKEA Foundation Announce Plans to Reach a Further 790,000 Children At-Risk of Child Labour in India’s Cotton Communities. New Delhi, 2014-6-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — On World Day Against Child Labor, Save the Children, its partners Breakthrough and Pratham, and the IKEA Foundation unveiled a $9.4 million* (Є7million) program to protect 790,000 children living […]

Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation awarded more than $2.4 million to 597 schools in 47 states

Grants provide funding for nearly 600 projects benefiting K-12 public education MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2014-6-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded more than $2.4 million in Lowe’s Toolbox for Education® grants to 597 schools in 47 states during the program’s spring 2014 grant cycle. The grants will fund school-improvement projects benefiting K-12 public education. […]

AHOLD REPURCHASED 2,465,000 AHOLD COMMON SHARES FOR € 33.07 MILLION BETWEEN JUNE 9 AND 13, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-6-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 2,465,000 Ahold common shares in the period from June 9, 2014 up to and including June 13, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 13.4159 per share for a total consideration of € 33.07 million. These repurchases were made as part of […]

US Foods plans to open distribution center in Seabrook, N.H. to better serve its customers throughout the New England area

Rosemont, Ill., 2014-6-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods today announced it plans to open a distribution center in Seabrook, N.H. to better serve its customers throughout the New England area. The company currently services this customer base from its facility in Peabody, Mass. While the Peabody facility is approximately 188,000 square feet, the new facility will […]

NACS welcomes Youli Zhang as accounting manager

​ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2014-6-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Youli Zhang, CPA, has joined NACS as an accounting manager. Before coming to NACS, Zhang was an accountant at B’nai B’rith International. She also was bookkeeper at Phi Beta Delta in Washington, D.C. Before coming to the United States, Zhang worked as accounting manager at the China Construction Bank for […]

NACS names Caroline Quat as grassroots coordinator

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2014-6-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Caroline Quat has joined NACS as grassroots coordinator. Before coming to NACS, Quat worked in TheHome Depot’s government relations department, assisting the vice president of government relations and coordinating political action committee (PAC) activities. She also held internships with the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the Winding Creek Group and Catalist, […]