ICSC: Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act to accelerate cost savings associated with the adoption of voluntary energy efficient construction practices in commercial and residential buildings

WASHINGTON, 2014-7-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Representatives Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) introduced the Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act (H.R. 5027).  This legislation would accelerate cost savings associated with the adoption of voluntary energy efficient construction practices in commercial and residential buildings. The bill would ensure that those choosing to adopt baseline […]

7-Eleven celebrates its 87th birthday with full week of free offers beginning Friday, July 11

Dallas, 2014-7-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — When it comes to birthdays, there can never be too much of a good thing. Why celebrate just one day when you can extend the fun all week? That’s why 7-Eleven is celebrating its 87th birthday with a full week (actually eight days) of free offers, beginning Friday, July 11, or 7-Eleven Day. Except […]

Dunkin’ Donuts to develop five restaurants with new franchisees Wendover Donuts, LLC, in Greensboro and North Carolina

CANTON, MA, 2014-7-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with new franchisees, Wendover Donuts, LLC, to develop five restaurants in North and South Greensboro, North Carolina. The locations will incorporate traditional and combination unit development with sister brand, […]

Celebrity chefs Cat Cora, Carla Hall and Gail Simmons to participate in the Meijer LPGA Celebrity Chef Cookoff presented by Kraft

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-7-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Three nationally-acclaimed celebrity chefs – Cat Cora, Carla Hall and Gail Simmons – will participate in the Meijer LPGA Celebrity Chef Cookoff presented by Kraft, a friendly competition and the latest community event added to the weeklong LPGA Tour stop in Grand Rapids next month. The fun and interactive […]

Target Corporation appoints three new external senior-level hires responsible for leading teams across IT, e-commerce and digital products

MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-7-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) announced today the addition of three new external senior-level hires, who will have responsibility for leading teams across information technology, e-commerce and digital products. Jim Fisher joins Target as senior vice president, Infrastructure and Operations, Target Technology Services, where he will oversee Target’s technical infrastructure and operations.Jim’s 35-year […]

Target Corp. to donate one school supply item to student in need for every select up&up school supply purchased at Target stores

For every select up&up school supply purchased, Target will give one school supply to a student in need, potentially impacting nearly two million kids this back-to-school season MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-7-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) announced today that for every select up&up school supply purchased at Target stores from July 13 through August 2, Target will […]

Sobeys next #BetterFoodForAll challenge asks Canadians to share favourite summer side dish for a chance to win cooking lesson with Chef Jamie Oliver in Toronto

#BetterFoodForAll Challenge asks for images of favourite summer sides STELLARTON, NS, 2014-7-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sobeys announced today its next #BetterFoodForAll challenge, asking Canadians to share their favourite side dish this summer for a chance to win a cooking lesson with Chef Jamie Oliver in Toronto. Side dishes like coleslaw, corn on the cob, grilled vegetables […]

Morrisons began delivering groceries to homes across North London

Bradford, England, 2014-7-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons has begun making its first grocery deliveries across North London. Its distinctive yellow vans began delivering groceries to homes across the capital from 6.00am this (Wednesday) morning following a successful trial in Ruislip. The service will set new standards for the delivery of fresh food. The new coverage area, […]

Diebold, Incorporated and Wincor Nixdorf AG to establish industry association dedicated to improving ATM security

Global ATM leaders initiate concerted effort to curb fraud and establish industry-wide security measures Paderborn, Germany, 2014-7-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — As automated teller machine (ATM) networks have expanded worldwide, so has the sophistication of global crime. The combination of these factors has led to intensified security concerns at the ATM. Combating this issue requires consistent focus […]

CBRE Group report: Demand for “big-box” facilities from e-commerce companies resulted in strong leasing for Class A space, build-to-suit development and the return of speculative construction

Los Angeles, 2014-7-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Robust demand from e-commerce companies and traditional retailers for the limited supply of new, “big-box” facilities is reshaping the U.S. industrial market, resulting in strong leasing for Class A space, build-to-suit development and the return of speculative construction, according to the latest report from CBRE Group, Inc., E-Commerce and the Changing […]