Whole Foods Market supports Oregon’s Measure 92 requiring mandatory labeling of raw and packaged foods containing Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

PORTLAND, Ore.,  2014-7-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market strongly supports Oregon’s Measure 92, requiring mandatory labeling of raw and packaged foods containing Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) by Jan.1, 2016. More than 155,000 Oregonians signed a petition to put Measure 92 on the ballot this November. “At Whole Foods Market, we believe consumers have a fundamental […]

Rite Aid Corporation names Darren Karst as executive vice president and chief financial officer

Current SEVP and CFO Frank Vitrano to Continue as Rite Aid Chief Administrative Officer Until His Retirement in September, 2015    CAMP HILL, Pa., 2014-7-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today announced that Darren Karst, a highly experienced retail finance executive, is joining Rite Aid as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective […]

CBRE Group, Inc. certified more than 300 buildings through the U.S. Green Building Council LEED®

Los Angeles, 2014-7-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. announced today that it has certified more than 300 buildings through the U.S. Green Building Council LEED® for Existing Buildings rating system, making the company the commercial real estate services and investment industry leader in LEED for Existing Buildings certifications. CBRE’s Global Energy & Sustainability LEED […]

Kingfisher reports total sales up by 0.8% on its second quarter pre-close update to 12 July 2014

LONDON, 2014-7-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kingfisher reports total sales up 0.8% (-1.8% LFL) in constant currencies and confirms binding agreement reached with principal shareholders of Mr Bricolage Sales* In constant currencies 10 weeks to 12 July 2014 23 weeks to 12 July 2014 % Total Change % LFL* Change % Total Change % LFL Change […]

Starbucks expands presence in Hanoi with the opening of three stores

SEATTLE, 2014-7-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks celebrated the opening of the first of three stores in Hanoi, welcoming customers for the first time in Vietnam’s capital city. Nestled in the Hanoi’s vibrant Hoan Kiem district, at the Lan Vien Hotel, this store embraces the local traditions and coffee culture. In the coming days, Starbucks will open […]

Starbucks Corporation reports financial results for its 13-week fiscal third quarter and 39-week fiscal year to date ended June 29, 2014

Strong comp store sales increases of 6% globally and 7% in the U.S. drive record Q3 revenues of $4.2 billion Channel Development revenues increase 13% Consolidated operating margin expands to a Q3 record 18.5% Company reiterates strong growth outlook; introduces initial FY15 growth targets View detailed financial data here SEATTLE, 2014-7-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks […]

Tesco research shows that high fuel prices prevent Brits from enjoying holidays and trips in the UK

https://www.flickr.com/photos/tescomedia/sets/72157644043628313/85% of Brits would explore more of the UK if fuel was cheaper Tesco has given away over 399 million free miles through Clubcard Fuel Save The retailer is also giving customers money off family days out and launching Click and Collect points in popular summer holiday hot spots Cheshunt, England, 2014-7-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — High fuel […]

Baroness Neville-Rolfe resigns from Supervisory Board of METRO AG to join British government

Baroness Neville-Rolfe joins British government and therefore resigns fromMETRO AG’s Supervisory Board Neville-Rolfe appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the British Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Ministerial appointment required resignation from Supervisory Board ofMETRO AG Düsseldorf, Germany, 2014-7-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe has been appointed Under Secretary of State at the British Department for […]

Carrefour: Boucles du Cœur campaign raised €1,400,000 to help children in difficulty

PARIS, 2014-7-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the fourth year running, customers and employees from Carrefour and Carrefour Market stores in France have joined forces to support the Boucles du Cœur campaign. After 11 weeks spent supporting the ELA association and 240 local associations, nearly €1,400,000 has been raised to help children in difficulty, beating the […]

Walmart announces the promotion of Greg Foran to President and CEO of Walmart U.S.

Bentonville, Ark., 2014-7-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Walmart (NYSE: WMT) announced that Greg Foran, 53, has been promoted to President and CEO of Walmart U.S. Foran succeeds Bill Simon who has been in the role since June 2010 and will be transitioning out of the company. Foran will assume his responsibilities on August 9 and will report directly […]

LED Recessed Ceiling 4 Inch Dimmable Can Lights Provide the Upside to Down Lighting

Torrance, CA, 2014-7-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — LEDtronics, Inc., with more than 30 years of leadership in innovative LED lighting solutions, announces the newest member to its series of high-brightness, energy-efficient retrofit LED Recessed Downlights. The RDL32-4-12W series are Energy Star and UL/cUL listed, dimmable ceiling can-style downlights ideal for indoor use in architectural/décor lighting and commercial […]