Sainsbury’s poll reveals British parents’ most emotional milestone in bringing up a child is the first day at school

LONDON, 2014-8-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — British parents revealed the most emotional milestone in bringing up a child – the first day at school. Researchers who polled 2,000 parents of school children found that, while parenthood is crammed full of millions of joyous moments, dropping a little son or daughter off at school was hailed as […]

Co-op to help four students begin postsecondary educations toward career in agriculture this fall

Western Canada, 2014-8-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Four students beginning post-secondary educations this fall are establishing roots toward a career in agriculture with the help of Co-op.  Each student is eligible to receive scholarships up to $20,000, paid summer internships, and the opportunity to secure future employment (including signing bonus) during their pursuit of a diploma or […]

Lowe’s awards $1 million Lowe’s Community Partners grant to Keep America Beautiful

STAMFORD, CONN., 2014-8-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the national nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities, today announced Lowe’s (NYSE: LOW) has awarded KAB a $1 million Lowe’s Community Partners grant. Lowe’s donation will support more than 60 local community service projects and KAB’s Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program. […]

ICSC and Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Index increased 4.2% for the week ending August 23 compared to the prior year

NEW YORK, 2014-8-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Index increased 4.2% for the week ending August 23 – relative to the prior year. On a week-over-week basis, sales increased 0.6%. “According to the ICSC-GS consumer tracking survey business was strong across the board […]

Target launches limited-edition girl’s collection inspired by the upcoming “Annie” film

Minneapolis, 2014-8-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The sun’ll come out tomorrow, but the sun will really shine on Nov. 16, when Target launches a limited-edition girl’s collection inspired by the upcoming “Annie” film. Set to hit theaters Dec. 19, Sony Pictures’ contemporized version of this family favorite features a star-studded cast that includes Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis, Rose Byrne, Bobby […]

PT. Matahari Putra Prima, Tbk awarded “Best Senior Management Investor Relations Support & Most Improved Investor Relations” from Alpha Southeast Asia

Tangerang, Indonesia, 2014-8-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — PT. Matahari Putra Prima, Tbk (“MPPA”) was awarded the “Best Senior Management Investor Relations Support & Most Improved Investor Relations” from Alpha Southeast Asia. The award was presented at the Mandarin Oriental in Jakarta by Publisher & CEO of Alpha Southeast Asia, Siddiq Bazarwala, to the Chief of Investor […]

Commissary announces sales events this Fall

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-8-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — As summer fades, commissary shoppers will see plenty of cool sales events from Labor Day promotions and National Breakfast Month food samplings to Oktoberfest celebrations, with lots of coupons full of high value savings. Throughout September, DeCA’s industry partners – vendors, suppliers and brokers – are collaborating with […]

Titan Farms to donate percentage of the peaches purchased by Harris Teeter during August to Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina

Charlotte, N.C. 2014-8-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter and Titan Farms to donate 26,000 pounds of peaches to Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina WHAT:   Titan Farms’ recently hosted its second annual Peaches with a Purpose program at Harris Teeter stores in North Carolina.  The peach grower founded the program to support local food banks; Titan Farms […]