National Grocers Association (NGA) sent letter to USDA requesting extension on FSIS Meat-Grinding Rule

Arlington, VA, 2014-8-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug. 19, 2014), the National Grocers Association (NGA), along with the American Meat Institute and the North American Meat Association, sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) requesting for an extension of the comment period on the Food Safety and Inspection Service’s (FSIS) recently proposed rule requiring retail […]

Toys“R”Us® raised over $2.2 million during its fourth consecutive nationwide fundraising and awareness campaign to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF)

#Stir4ACure Initiative Encouraged Customers to Show Their Support and Helped Raise Awareness in the Fight Against Childhood Cancer Wayne, NJ, 2014-8-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today announced that it raised more than $2.2 million during its fourth consecutive nationwide fundraising and awareness campaign benefiting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure […]

Wegmans Food Markets nutritionists outline ideas for turning the after-school “hungries” into snacks that give kids the real nourishment their growing bodies need

ROCHESTER, NY, 2014-8-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — As every parent knows, most kids get home from school wanting to eat – right now, if you please. So here’s a simple idea from the nutrition team at Wegmans Food Markets for turning the after-school “hungries” into snacks that give kids the real nourishment their growing bodies need, while […]

Target Corporation reported Q2 adjusted earnings per share of $0.78 and GAAP earnings per share of $0.37

Minneapolis, 2014-8-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Adjusted EPS of $0.78 and GAAP EPS of $0.37, Consistent with August 5 Update Target’s digital sales, including flexible fulfillment, grew more than 30 percent in the second quarter, approximately double the industry growth rate. Second quarter U.S. Segment transactions declined 1.3 percent, an improvement of onepercentage point compared with the […]

New Zealand-owned supermarket New World funds the trial Hunger Provocation Programme started at Starship Children’s Hospital on 18 August

Waiheke, New Zealand, 2014-8-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — A groundbreaking pilot programme has just been launched at Starship Children’s Hospital, which aims to help hundreds of children get off feeding tubes, and learn to eat and drink again. The trial Hunger Provocation Programme started at the national children’s hospital on 18 August.  The $45,000 needed for the […]

Dollar Tree, Inc. reported 9.5% sales increase to $2.03 billion in its results for the second fiscal quarter ended August 2, 2014

Sales increased 9.5% to $2.03 billion Comparable store sales increased 4.5% Diluted EPS, including acquisition-related costs, increased 5.4% to $0.59 Excluding acquisition-related costs, diluted EPS increased 8.9% to $0.61 CHESAPEAKE, Va., 2014-8-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores selling everything for $1 or less, reported […]

Intershop awarded Gold Partner status to SAP e-commerce specialist AGETO Service GmbH

SAP e-commerce specialist AGETO helps customers pave the way for success with its SAP expansion for Intershop 7 Expert partner with lengthy industry experience offers consulting and implementation services for international B2B and B2C omni-channel projects Jena, Germany, 2014-8-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop, the leading independent provider of innovative, comprehensive services for omni-channel commerce, […]

e-commerce industry veteran David Ricketts to lead Intershop’s sales organization in North America

E-Commerce industry veteran to drive growth in strategic region Also adds additional talent in technical pre-sales San Francisco, 2014-8-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop, the leading independent technology vendor for omni-channel commerce solutions, today announced that it has appointed e-commerce industry veteran David Ricketts to lead the sales organization in North America. It has also […]