Russia’s largest food retailer Magnit ranked #1 on Boston Consulting Group’s “The Retail Top Ten” list

Krasnodar, 2014-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — OJSC “Magnit”, Russia’s largest food retailer (MICEX and LSE ticker: MGNT) tops the Boston Consulting Group’s (BCG) 2014 List of Value Creators ranking of “The Retail Top Ten” (see chart below). Magnit ranked #1 on list “The Retail Top Ten”, with an average annual TSR of 72.2% ahead of such global retailers […]

7-Eleven, Inc. partners with local police departments to distribute up to 1 million free Slurpee coupons through Operation Chill™ program

Dallas, 2014-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Crime doesn’t pay, but good behavior does, and for some kids this summer, the payoff might include a free Slurpee® drink at their neighborhood 7-Eleven® store. For the 19th year, 7-Eleven, Inc. is partnering with local police departments to distribute up to 1 million free Slurpee coupons through Operation Chill™, its popular community-service program. […]

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. reports 3.3% net sales increase to $2.66 billion for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 ended May 31, 2014

Earnings Per Diluted Share of $0.71; Adjusted Diluted EPS of $0.85 Comparable Store Sales Decreased 1.8% June Comparable Store Sales Approximately Flat Management Reaffirms Guidance for Fourth Quarter of Fiscal 2014 MATTHEWS, NC, 2014-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) today reported that for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 ended May […]

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. announced the launch of new back-to-school marketing campaign that celebrates self-expression

PLANO, Texas, 2014-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Underscoring its commitment to fit every shape, size, color, wallet, style and occasion, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) today announced the launch of a new back-to-school marketing campaign that celebrates self-expression, showing how the perfect fit inspires kids to stand out and feel one-of-a-kind. The campaign kicks off today […]

Target Corporation announced the final results of its previously announced tender offers to purchase for cash up to $1 billion of its notes and debentures

MINNEAPOLIS,  2014-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target Corporation (“Target”) (NYSE:TGT) today announced the final results of its previously announced tender offers (the “Tender Offers”) to purchase for cash up to $1,000,000,000 (the “Maximum Payment Amount”) of its notes and debentures listed in the table below (collectively, the “Notes”), which commenced on June 17, 2014 and expired […]

U.S. largest retailer of used cars CarMax, Inc. opened its second store in Ft. Worth

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2014-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, has officially opened its second store in Ft. Worth. Located at 4700 River Ranch Blvd., this is CarMax’s sixteenth store in Texas. The Southwest Ft. Worth store is more than 20,000-square-feet, occupies more than 11 acres, employs nearly 70 associates […]

Starbucks Coffee Company debuted its first store in Colombia honoring the country’s rich coffee heritage, plans to open 50 stores over the next 5 years

First country in the world to serve 100% locally sourced Starbucks® coffee First market in Latin America to offer Starbucks Reserve® Coffee and the Clover® Brewing System 50 stores planned to open in the market over next five years Company reiterates long-term commitment to Colombian coffee farmers and announces investment in Bogota public high schools […]

CBRE Group Inc. and U.S. Equities Realty LLC to combine their Chicago area operations

CBRE Enhances Market Leadership in Greater Chicago Area Los Angeles, 2014-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) and U.S. Equities Realty, LLC today announced that the companies will combine their Chicago area operations.  The transaction brings together CBRE’s global leadership and expertise across markets and business lines with U.S. Equities Realty’s strong position in […]

Atlanta Hall Management announced its new logo and Chick-fil-A’s lead sponsorship of the new College Football Hall of Fame in downtown Atlanta

ATLANTA, 2014-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Atlanta Hall Management today announced its new logo and Chick-fil-A’s lead sponsorship of the new College Football Hall of Fame in the heart of the sports and entertainment district in downtown Atlanta. The attraction will officially be called the “College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience,” which will open […]

Argos research reveals younger generation still yearn for traditional toys

Milton Keynes, UK,  2014-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Despite digital gadgets becoming an everyday essential for young and old, the younger generation still yearn for traditional toys; with more kids spending over five hours a week playing with classic toys (63 per cent) compared to PC and console gaming (54 per cent) 1* New research by […]