NRF’s VP for Government Relations David French comments on National Labor Relations Board decision on franchise model

Further evidence that the NLRB has lost all credibility WASHINGTON,  2014-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation released the following statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French on the National Labor Relations Board decision on what constitutes a joint employer: “The staff decision issued today by the National Labor Relations Board recommending that McDonald’s and […]

NRF acknowledged outstanding small business retail owners as part of the National Retail Federation’s Retail Advocates Summit

Chicago’s Art Potash Named America’s Retail Champion of the Year during Retail Advocates Summit WASHINGTON, 2014-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of the National Retail Federation’s Retail Advocates Summit and congressional fly-in, NRF today acknowledged outstanding small business retail owners and community leaders for their grassroots advocacy and engagement on federal, state and local issues. As part […]

Delhaize Group will announce its second quarter 2014 results on Thursday August 7, 2014

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2014-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group will announce its second quarter 2014 results (ended June 30, 2014) on Thursday August 7, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. CET. The press release will be available on Delhaize Group’s website (www.delhaizegroup.com) immediately after its publication. The Delhaize Group management team will discuss the second quarter 2014 results during […]

RILA President Sandy Kennedy comments on House Majority Whip staff announcement

Arlington, VA, 2014-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) President Sandy Kennedy issued the following statement in response to the announcement that Bill Hughes has been named Policy Director for House Majority Whip-Elect Steve Scalise (R-LA). “Bill is an exceptionally talented professional. Bill’s substantial contributions to the retail industry’s public policy efforts are central […]

Wegmans Food Markets and Driscoll’s to sponsor the 8th Annual Strawberry Days fundraiser to benefit The Children’s Home Society of New Jersey

PRINCETON, NJ, 2014-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The caring folks of Driscoll’s have once again partnered with Wegmans Food Markets to sponsor the 8th Annual Strawberry Days fundraiser to benefit The Children’s Home Society of New Jersey (CHSofNJ). The three day fundraising event aims to promote a healthy summer snack while raising awareness and critical funds for […]

Dunkin’ Donuts signed multi-unit store development agreement with new franchisees Brian and Sharon Weidendorf for seven restaurants in Duluth, Minnesota

CANTON, MA, 2014-7-31 — /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, Brian and Sharon Weidendorf, to develop seven restaurants in Duluth, Minnesota and the surrounding areas. The first restaurant is planned to open in spring 2015. Led […]

Whole Foods Market announced new store for the Northern California region in Midtown Sacramento

Emeryville, Calif., 2014-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market announced today a new store for the Northern California region, in Midtown Sacramento at 20th and L streets. The store will be approximately 40,000 square feet and serve as the first floor of a mixed-use building with residential units above. Shoppers will be able to park in […]

Rite Aid gears up for this year’s back-to-school season with nearly 4,600 convenient locations nationwide

National Retail Federation Expects Combined Back-to-School and Back-to-College Spending to Reach $74.9 Billion Rite Aid Featuring Great Deals on Electronics and Schools Supplies, Which Are Expected to Top Shopping Lists CAMP HILL, Pa., 2014-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The back-to-school season is fast approaching and with nearly 4,600 convenient locations nationwide, students can count on Rite […]

Meijer opened two new 190,000-square-foot supercenters outside of Chicago

190,000-square-foot stores in Homer Glen and Mokena bring fresh value to local communities GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer opened two new 190,000-square-foot supercenters outside of Chicago today, Meijer Co-Chairman Hank Meijer announced. The Homer Glen and Mokena stores are creating 600 new jobs and provide local residents with a great option for one-stop […]

Michigan State University’s Lindsey McPherson and University of Michigan’s Grace Choi to compete in Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft

College athletes awarded sponsor exemptions from Meijer to enter into the professional field GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lindsey McPherson, of Michigan State University, and Grace Choi, of the University of Michigan, will compete alongside the best female golfers in the world. “We are pleased to invite Lindsey and Grace to play in their first […]

Russia’s largest food retailer Magnit opens its 60 “Magnit Family” store

Krasnodar, 2014-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — OJSC “Magnit”, Russia’s largest food retailer (the “Company”; MICEX and LSE: MGNT), is pleased to announce the opening of the 60th “Magnit Family” store. Please be informed that today the Company has opened its 60th “Magnit Family” store located at 116/1, Pobedy prospect, Orenburg, Volga federal district. Assortment of the […]