Defense Commissary Agency announces the appointment of Kevin Hennelly as director of the equal employment opportunity office

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-8-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kevin Hennelly has been selected as director of the equal employment opportunity office, Defense Commissary Agency officials announced. That announcement came today from DeCA Director and CEO Joseph H. Jeu. Hennelly had served as acting director of EEO from May to July. “As an agency, we […]

The Co-operative Food expands its cheese range with a whole host of textures and tastes guaranteed to satisfy cheese fans around the UK

MANCHESTER, UK, 2014-8-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — The British are a nation of cheese lovers, whether it’s classic cheese on toast, the all-important cheese slice on a burger, or a more sophisticated cheeseboard – but as consumers taste become more adventurous, The Co-operative Food is expanding its range, with a whole host of textures and tastes guaranteed to […]

Starbucks awarded with the 2014 Outstanding Corporate Innovator by The Product Development and Management Association

Chicago, 2014-8-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Product Development and Management Association (PDMA),  the leading advocate and comprehensive resource for product development and innovation, today announced that it has awarded the 2014 Outstanding Corporate Innovator (OCI) Award to Danish bioinnovation firm Novozymes and Seattle-based Starbucks.  The companies were chosen for corporate commitment to innovation as a strategy to […]

Walmart President and CEO Doug McMillon presented at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum in Washington, D.C.

Walmart President and CEO joins top U.S. and African business executives, African heads of state and the U.S. government to build relationships and strengthen business ties. BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2014-8-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — August 5, 2014 CEO Doug McMillon spoke on a panel titled “Expanding Opportunities: The New Era For Business In Africa,” at the U.S.-Africa Business […]

H&M again tops the list of the world’s biggest users of certified organic cotton according to Textile Exchange’s latest Organic Cotton Market Report 2013

H&M is again topping the list of the world’s biggest users of certified organic cotton, according to Textile Exchange’s latest Organic Cotton Market Report 2013. With a 29% increase in the last year, H&M manifests its leading position. This is part of the company’s strategic target to use only more sustainable cotton by 2020. Stockholm, […]

Kimco Realty Corp. announces the publication of its inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report

2013 report highlights Kimco’s commitment to energy savings and community involvement NEW HYDE PARK, New York, 2014-8-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) today announced that it has published its inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report. Over a year in the making, this publication provides a comprehensive account of Kimco’s performance on a range of social, […]

SM Prime Holdings, Inc. reports 12% increase of its consolidated net income in the second quarter of 2014 vs. the same period last year

Pasay City, Philippines, 2014-8-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), one of the leading integrated property development companies in Southeast Asia, reported consolidated net income increase of 12% to Php5.22 billion in the second quarter of 2014 from Php4.66 billion in the same period last year, slightly higher than the 11% growth […]

The National Grocers Association announces the opening of registration for The NGA 2015 Show

Arlington, VA, 2014-8-5 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The National Grocers Association (NGA) announced today the opening of registration for The NGA Show, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 8 – 11, 2015. “The NGA Show is exclusively designed for the independent supermarket channel offering over thirty educational workshops and general sessions geared specifically for independent grocers […]

Toys“R”Us® announces the details of its new brand campaign ‘C’mon, Let’s Play’

#LetsPlay Campaign Demonstrates How Toys Help Fuel Imagination and Inspire Children to Dream Anything They Want to Dream; Toy Retailer Taps Daniel Hashimoto of The ‘Action Movie Kid’ YouTube Sensation as Commercial Director WAYNE, NJ, 2014-8-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today announced the details of its new brand campaign, designed in partnership with award-winning advertising agency The […]

Wegmans Food Markets starts recruiting for part-time positions for its new store in Burlington Massachusetts

BURLINGTON, MA, 2014-8-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets is recruiting for part-time positions for a new Massachusetts location, Burlington, which is scheduled to open Sunday, October 26 at 7:00 a.m. The company’s third location in the state is part of a shopping and dining destination located on 3rd Avenue in Burlington. The other locations are in Northborough […]