Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and Starbucks hosted nation’s first Solutions City™ event

Grinding coffee beans, a whirring blender, or the hiss of steaming milk are not the sounds you would expect to hear at a mayor’s town hall. Sacramento, CA, 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last night (August 13, 2014), however, a Starbucks store on Alhambra Boulevard in Central Sacramento became the setting for a meeting with Mayor […]

Walmart, Walmart Foundation and U.S. Conference of Mayors announced the first grant recipients of Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund’s $10 million commitment

Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund will award $10 Million in grants over next five years; Grants latest milestone in Walmart’s unprecedented $250 billion domestic manufacturing commitment DENVER, 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart, the Walmart Foundation and the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), kicked off a new chapter in the modern American manufacturing story today as […]

CarMax, Inc. opens its first store in Lynchburg, Virginia located at 507 Simons Run

Company Celebrates with Community Donations RICHMOND, Virginia, 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, officially opened its first store in Lynchburg, Virginia located at 507 Simons Run. The store is more than 8,000-square-feet, occupies more than 5 acres and stocks approximately 120 used vehicles. In celebration of the Lynchburg […]

Wegmans Food Markets starts enhanced Specialty Pharmacy Service for medications used to treat conditions in the fields of rheumatology, gastroenterology, neurology, and dermatology

ROCHESTER, NY, 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting this month, Wegmans Food Markets is offering an enhanced Specialty Pharmacy Service for medications used to treat conditions in the fields of rheumatology, gastroenterology, neurology, and dermatology. Specialty pharmacy medications can produce dramatic improvements for some people with chronic conditions like Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s […]

Whole Foods Market Cheese Expert Cathy Strange honored with Order of Agricultural Merit Award

Global cheese buyer Cathy Strange acknowledged for her contribution to agriculture AUSTIN, TX, 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Global cheese buyer Cathy Strange travels the world meeting cheesemakers and dairy farmers, tasting cheese and judging international competitions, and her most recent honor is the French Ordre Du Merite Agricole Award (Order of Agricultural Merit), presented to […]

CBRE: High-tech companies helped fuel double-digit rent growth in eight U.S. markets over the past two years

High-tech Companies Account for 20 Percent of Major Leasing Activity in U.S. Thus Far in 2014, Up from 14 Percent in 2013 ​Los Angeles, 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Robust high-tech employment has played a major role in the recovery of the U.S. office market and has helped fuel double-digit rent growth in eight U.S. markets […]

Foodstuffs held successful annual Fresh and Grocery Trade Expo at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium

Wellington, New Zealand, 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wellington’s Westpac Stadium was this week filled with the glorious aromas and mouth-watering sights of the annual Foodstuffs Fresh and Grocery Trade Expo. From Wednesday 13 – Thursday 14 August Westpac Stadium was home to hundreds of supermarket suppliers showing everything from the latest supermarket equipment through […]

Dollar Tree, Inc. to host conference call for investors and analysts to discuss financial results for the second quarter ended August 2, 2014

CHESAPEAKE, Va., 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores selling everything for $1 or less, will host its conference call for investors and analysts to discuss financial results for the second quarter ended August 2, 2014. WHEN: Thursday, August 21, 2014 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time […]

Defense Commissary Agency appoints Bradley R. Hansen principal deputy general counsel

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bradley R. Hansen has been named principal deputy general counsel for the Defense Commissary Agency. His reporting date was July 27. The announcement came today from William Sherman, DeCA’s general counsel. Hansen fills the position left vacant by Phil Koren, who retired Jan. 10. In his new position, […]

Big Lots, Inc. unveils new look for its food department with expanded food selections in all of its 1,491 stores across the U.S.

Big Lots Revamps Department Selection with an Eye Toward Value, Consistency and Convenience COLUMBUS, OH, 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Big News! Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) announced today that it has rolled out a new look for its food department with expanded food selections in all of its 1,491 stores across the country. The department […]