AHOLD REPURCHASED 2,098,612 AHOLD COMMON SHARES FOR €27.32 MILLION BETWEEN JULY 28 AND August 1, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-8-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 2,098,612 Ahold common shares in the period from July 28, 2014 up to and including August 1, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 13.0158 per share for a total consideration of € 27.32 million. These repurchases were made as part […]

Kimco Realty Corporation names Conor C. Flynn as the company’s President

NEW HYDE PARK, New York, 2014-8-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM) today announced that Conor C. Flynn, the company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Investment Officer, has been named President of the company effective August 5, 2014. “Conor has demonstrated extraordinary leadership in directing the strategic and operational activities […]

ICSC and Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Index increased 0.2% for the week ending August 2 compared to its prior week

Retail Sales Up 4.5% NEW YORK, 2014-8-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Index increased 0.2% for the week ending August 2 – relative to its prior week. On a year-over-year basis, sales accelerated rapidly by 4.5% compared to the same week of […]

Chetan Bhandari appointed Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Treasurer at Toys“R”Us, Inc.

WAYNE, NJ, 2014-8-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. has named Chetan Bhandari Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Treasurer. In this capacity, Mr. Bhandari will be responsible for managing relationships with domestic and international lenders, depository banks, credit insurers and credit rating agencies, as well as overseeing the company’s global cash management, foreign exchange programs […]

Whole Foods Market’s Palm Desert store to raise funds and awareness for The Living Desert as part of its “Summer of Giving” campaign

PALM DESERT, Calif., 2014-8-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its “Summer of Giving” campaign, from Aug. 3 through 16, Whole Foods Market’s Palm Desert store is raising funds and awareness for The Living Desert, an AZA-accredited zoo and garden dedicated to desert conservation. “We are honored to be chosen by Whole Foods for this […]

Whole Foods Market: Oregon and Washington stores’ prepared chicken dishes now made only with organic or Non-GMO Project verified chicken

SEATTLE, 2014-8-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — All house-made, chef-prepared chicken dishes at Whole Foods Market stores in Oregon and Washington are now made only with organic or Non-GMO Project verified chicken. Additionally, all rotisserie chickens sold in these 15 locations are organic or Non-GMO Project verified. Whole Foods Market works with NW Poultry in Mt. Vernon, […]

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. increases its New York City presence with the opening of its first-ever store in Brooklyn

PLANO, Texas, 2014-8-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. [NYSE: JCP] announced today that it is opening its first-ever store in Brooklyn, further increasing its New York City footprint. Located in phase two of Gateway Center, the all-new store will feature the most sought after collection of brands, as well as unique design […]

Target Corp. sponsors 2014 ASP Maui Women’s Pro Surfing Competition, November 22 through December 6, 2014 in Honolua Bay, Maui

Two-time world champion and Target athlete Carissa Moore to defend crown in her home state MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-8-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT), along with the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP), today announced that the retailer will be the title sponsor of this season’s Maui Women’s Pro, November 22 through December 6, 2014 in […]

Harris Teeter and Charleston RiverDogs partner to host food drive at the ballpark to support Lowcountry Food Bank’s hunger-relief efforts

Donate Non-Perishable Foods at Charleston RiverDogs Home Games in August Matthews, N.C., 2014-8-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — In partnership with the Charleston RiverDogs, Harris Teeter is hosting a food drive at the ballpark to support Lowcountry Food Bank’s hunger-relief efforts. Volunteers will collect donations at the Riley Park Box Office on Tuesday Aug. 12 and Tuesday […]