Tesco partners with world’s largest social media cookery channels SORTEDfood to inspire new generation to fall in love with cooking and food

Cheshunt, England, 2014-6-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has partnered with SORTEDfood, one of the world’s largest social media cookery channels, to help inspire a new generation to fall in love with cooking and food.  The partnership, which is a media first, will showcase Tesco’s passion for food. SORTEDfood has over 800,000 subscribers on its YouTube […]

Henrietta Baring appointed Head of Argos IT Commercial and Supply Chain

Milton Keynes, UK,  2014-6-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Henrietta Baring has been appointed to the newly created role of Head of Argos, IT Commercial and Supply Chain, reporting to Mike Sackman, IT Director. The role is key to bringing to life the strategic vision for Argos to be a digital retail leader, as announced to The […]

The John Lewis Partnership Director of Legal Services and Company Secretary Margaret Casely-Hayford to retire at the end of July 2014

LONDON, 2014-6-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership announces that Margaret Casely-Hayford, Director of Legal Services and Company Secretary has decided to retire from the Partnership at the end of July 2014. Margaret has been appointed to the position of Chair of the Charity Action Aid UK and is also a Non-Executive Director of […]

IKEA officially broke ground for its future St. Louis store scheduled to open Fall 2015

ST. LOUIS, MO, 2014-6-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — With company representatives, Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander, St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, local officials and community leaders on-hand, IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially broke ground for its future St. Louis store scheduled to open Fall 2015. Until then, customers can shop at the […]

IKEA US to adopt new minimum hourly wage structure for their US retail co-workers beginning January 1, 2015

Average Minimum Hourly Wage Rises to $10.76, approximately 50% of IKEA US Retail Co-Workers to Benefit. Conshohocken, PA, 2014-6-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA US announced today it will adopt a new minimum hourly wage structure for their US retail co-workers beginning January 1, 2015. The change will take the average minimum hourly wage in existing US […]

The National Retail Federation: Retailers applaud supreme court decision on NLRB appointments

Executive Power to Push Pro-Union Agenda Halted by Court WASHINGTON, 2014-6-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation released the following statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French on the U.S. Supreme Court decision in National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning, which questioned President Obama’s use of recess appointments to fill vacancies on the NLRB during a “pro […]

Ahold receives preliminary approval from the Czech competition authority to acquire SPAR’s business in the country

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-6-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold today announced that it has received preliminary approval from the Czech competition authority to acquire SPAR’s business in the country. The competition authority has stipulated that after completion of the acquisition, Ahold is required to divest a limited number of stores in the Czech Republic. Once this decision […]

NACS releases the convenience and fuel retailing industry’s premier benchmarking tool and comprehensive collection of data and trends – the NACS State of the Industry Report of 2013 Data

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2014-6-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — NACS has released the NACS State of the Industry Report of 2013 Data, the convenience and fuel retailing industry’s premier benchmarking tool and most comprehensive collection of data and trends. Published since 1972, the NACS State of the Industry Report provides valuable information to help industry stakeholders maximize their company’s growth and profitability. […]

Apple® announced its 16GB iPod touch® is now available in vibrant colors and equipped with 5 megapixel iSight® camera for just $199

iPod touch Lineup Now Starting at $199 CUPERTINO, California, 2014-6-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple® today announced its 16GB iPod touch® is now available in vibrant colors and equipped with a 5 megapixel iSight® camera for just $199. The entire iPod touch lineup features the 5 megapixel iSight camera with 1080p HD video recording, brilliant 4-inch […]

The JCPenney at Bay Plaza Mall undergoes extensive six-month renovation to enhance shopping experience

PLANO, Texas, 2014-6-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dedicated to fitting the diversity of America with unparalleled style, quality and value, JCPenney is making the shopping experience in the Bronx, N.Y., more exciting than ever. The JCPenney at Bay Plaza Mall, which originally opened in 1997, is undergoing an extensive six-month renovation to create a shopping environment that […]