Carrefour to acquire DIA France for enterprise value of 600 million euros

PARIS, 2014-6-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour announces, as part of an exclusivity agreement with DIA, the signature of a put option with a view to acquire DIA France for an enterprise value of 600 million euros. With more than 800 stores totaling nearly 550,000 m² to date, DIA France recorded sales under banners of 2.3 […]

Glen Tully receives Global Co-operator Award from The Canadian Co-operative Association and Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada

Saskatchewan, Canada, 2014-6-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Canadian Co-operative Association and Co-operative Development Foundation (CDF) of Canada recognized Glen Tully with the Global Co-operator Award for his commitment to its international development work. The award was presented June 16 at the Canadian Co-operative Association and Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada Congress in Moncton, N.B. VIDEO: Glen Tully […]

Wegmans Food Markets donated $25,000 to Achievement Center of Erie, PA to help fund the construction of outdoor play therapy area at Millcreek Township

ERIE, PA, 2014-6-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets has donated $25,000 to the Achievement Center of Erie, PA to help fund the construction of an outdoor play therapy area at the Center’s new location in Millcreek Township. Expected to open early this fall in what was formerly a Walmart store, the site will house Erie […]

Morrisons announces another round of price cuts that will lead to 135 everyday products becoming permanently cheaper

Bradford, England, 2014-6-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons announces another round of price cuts, taking effect on Monday (23 June), that will lead to 135 everyday products becoming permanently cheaper. The latest round of cuts will see prices slashed by as much as 41%, with an average reduction of 14%. Cuts will be across a mix of […]

Russia’s largest food retailer Magnit opens 55th “Magnit Family” store

Krasnodar, 2014-6-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — OJSC “Magnit”, Russia’s largest food retailer (the “Company”; MICEX and LSE: MGNT), is pleased to announce the opening of the 55th “Magnit Family” store. Please be informed that today the Company has opened its 55th “Magnit Family” store located at 11, Chistopolskaya street, Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Volga federal district. Assortment of the […]

Scotherbs to supply Sainsbury’s range of fresh cut herbs

LONDON, 2014-6-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Scotland’s fresh herb grower and packer, Scotherbs has secured a deal to supply Sainsbury’s range of fresh cut herbs. Available in supermarkets across Scotland, Northern Ireland and North West England, products range from coriander to mint. Sainsbury’s has worked with Scotherbs since 2009 having established a regional supply base of branded herbs […]

AHOLD REPURCHASED 2,622,529 AHOLD COMMON SHARES FOR € 35.36 MILLION BETWEEN JUNE 16 AND 20, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-6-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 2,622,529 Ahold common shares in the period from June 16, 2014 up to and including June 20, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 13.4815 per share for a total consideration of € 35.36 million. These repurchases were made as part of […]

US Foods opened wholesale food and restaurant supply store CHEF’STORE in Tempe, Arizona

New Food and Restaurant Supply Store Provides Food Industry Professionals with Everything They Need to be Successful at Competitive Prices Seven Days a Week  Rosemont, Ill., 2014-6-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods today opened the country’s fourth CHEF’STORE in Tempe, Ariz. CHEF’STORE is a wholesale food and restaurant supply store featuring an assortment of more than […]

The Scottish Retail Consortium calls on the Government to help keep down the cost of doing business and assist retailers to expand and create jobs

LONDON, 2014-6-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) is calling on the Scottish Government to do more to help keep down the cost of doing business and cost of living, and assist retailers to expand and create jobs. In a new paper ‘Scottish Retail: Creating Jobs, Investing in Communities, Boosting Growth’ submitted to the […]