Gap encourages moms and dads to share their experiences of parenthood and celebrate ‘kids being kids’ through social media

Engaging parents and celebrating their one-of-a-kind children with new social channels and program NEW YORK, 2014-8-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap is encouraging moms and dads around the world to share their experiences of parenthood and celebrate ‘kids being kids’ through social media. Today Gap is launching the inaugural GapKids Class of 2014, a contest […]

Carolina Cheerwine now available in frozen form at 131 7-Eleven® stores in North and South Carolina

Charlotte, NC, 2014-8-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cheerwine, the “legendary soft drink of the South,” has been described as best served bone-chilling cold, which makes it a perfect new flavor for 7-Eleven, Inc.’s iconic Slurpee® semi-frozen carbonated drink. Now Carolina Cheerwine followers can find their favorite cherry-flavored beverage in frozen form at 131 7-Eleven® stores in North and South […]

ICSC and Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Index increased 3.2% for the week ending August 9 vs the year earlier

NEW YORK, 2014-8-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Index increased 3.2% for the week ending August 9 – relative to the prior year. On a weekly basis, sales decreased 1.4% compared to the previous week. “Business was a bit more mixed this […]

Rite Aid: seasonal flu shots now available at Rite Aid pharmacies nationwide

Flu Shots Now Available at Rite Aid Pharmacies Nationwide Rite Aid’s Workplace Flu Shot Clinic and Voucher Programs Return Camp Hill, Pa., 2014-8-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) announced today that seasonal flu shots are now available at Rite Aid pharmacies nationwide. Customers can visit any Rite Aid pharmacy to receive […]

Groupe Auchan ends its partnership in India with Max Hypermarkets

By common agreement, Groupe Auchan and Max Hypermarkets end their partnership in India. The 12 stores will no longer operate under the Auchan banner by January 2015 at the latest. PARIS, 2014-8-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — In August 2012, Groupe Auchan and Max Hypermarkets signed a License Agreement in which Groupe Auchan offered the right to […]

BRC-KPMG ONLINE RETAIL SALES MONITOR JULY 2014: UK’s online sales of Non-Food products grew 14.9% in July vs last year’s July

LONDON, 2014-8-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 14.9% in July versus a year earlier. In July 2013, they had increased by 7.9% over the previous year. In July, online sales represented 16.7% of total Non-Food sales of our Monitor, against 15.3% in July 2013. July’s penetration was almost […]

BRC-KPMG RETAIL SALES MONITOR JULY 2014: UK retail sales down 0.3% on like-for-like basis from July 2013

LONDON, 2014-8-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — UK retail sales were down 0.3% on a like-for-like basis from July 2013, when they had increased 2.2% on the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 1.3%, against a 3.9% rise in July 2013. The three-month average total sales growth, 1.3%, is below the twelve-month average […]