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Daily Archives: July 28, 2014

Tesco appoints Alan Stewart as Chief Financial Officer

Cheshunt, England, 2014-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Notification pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.11 Pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.11, and further to Tesco PLC’s announcement on 10 July 2014, the Company announces that Alan Stewart will join the Board as Chief Financial Officer with effect from 1 December 2014. Jonathan Lloyd Company Secretary Tesco PLC For more information please contact the Tesco…

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Tesco to cut cost of diesel and petrol by 2p per litre at all of its petrol stations

Cheshunt, England, 2014-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Britain's biggest petrol retailer will tomorrow cut the cost of diesel and petrol by 2p per litre at all of its petrol stations. The cut is in addition to savings customers can make through Fuel Save, which can be worth up to 20p off a litre. The more customers…

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Sainsbury’s the first UK retailer to recycle its old food crates into more efficient ones made from 100% recycled material

LONDON, 2014-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Recycling these crates to a more efficient crate type will significantly reduce empty crate transport – reducing the number of road journeys needed to transport crates back to suppliers. The crates, recycled for Sainsbury’s by Schoeller Allibert, are the first in the UK to be made from 100% recycled material…

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Belk marks the grand opening of its new home store at Friendly Center in Greensboro, North Carolina

Unique Stand-Alone Store Includes Expanded Home Offerings CHARLOTTE, NC, 2014-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Belk today celebrated the grand opening of its new home store at Friendly Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. The home department has moved into a brand-new 29,000-square foot building across the street from the existing location at Friendly Center. The new store…

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Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Ahold has repurchased 1,466,762 Ahold common shares in the period from July 21, 2014 up to and including July 25, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 13.2413 per share for a total consideration of € 19.42 million. These repurchases were made as part of…

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DreamPlace set to debut in seven locations nationwide owned by both General Growth Properties, Inc. and Forest City Enterprises

Interactive Santa Adventure Embodies DreamWorks’ Distinctive Blend of World-Class Technology and Storytelling for a Next Generation Holiday Experience GGP and Forest City Malls will Host Inaugural DreamPlace Experiences Glendale, CA, 2014-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ —  It’s a little known fact that Shrek, the curmudgeonly ogre best known for fiercely protecting his swamp, actually dedicates his Christmas vacation to…

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Dollar Tree, Inc. to acquire Family Dollar in a cash and stock transaction for $74.50 per share

Will Operate More Than 13,000 Stores Across 48 States and Five Canadian Provinces, with Annual Sales Exceeding $18 Billion Will Continue to Operate and Grow Both the Dollar Tree and Family Dollar Brands, Offering Fixed- and Multi-Price Point Formats to Provide Consumers Greater Value, Convenience and Choice Expected to Achieve an Estimated $300 Million in…

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Meijer and SKECHERS gave new pairs of shoes to 1,000 Indianapolis children in need

Children identified through Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis, Children’s Bureau also tour Indianapolis Colts practice complex and meet “Blue” GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Meijer and SKECHERS teamed up earlier this week to give away new pairs of BOBS from SKECHERS shoes to 1,000 Indianapolis children in need, during a day of fun…

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Target makes back-to-school shopping for Canadian families fun and stress-free experience with its unbeatable prices

Guests will find new, on-trend and exclusive products at unbeatable prices MISSISSAUGA, 2014-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ —  From the latest fashions to school supplies, Target is the destination for back to school must-haves at unbeatable prices. Based on a survey commissioned by Target, 51% of Canadian moms describe back-to-school shopping as expensive and stressful. This year, Target…

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