Starbucks to serve La Boulange® bakery products starting September 2

Seattle, WA,  2014-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks® Pumpkin Spice Latte isn’t the only customer favorite returning to stores this fall. A trio of bakery items by La Boulange® will be available on September 2. Pumpkin Scone: Filled with flavors of the season, pumpkin pie spice, brown sugar, cinnamon and topped with delicious icing. Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffin: Richly […]

Argos gives its Kensington store a ‘digital makeover’

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Local residents in Kensington can now take advantage of the speed and convenience of online shopping on their local high street, thanks to Argos which has given its Kensington store a ‘digital makeover’. The store, located on Kensington High Street, was selected from more than 700 Argos stores […]

Suomen Osuuskauppojen Keskuskunta (SOK) renews its consumer goods trade organisation

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — SOK is renewing its consumer goods trade organisation. The related statutory labour negotiations are now completed and, following on from the decisions, the number of employees will be reduced by approximately 110 people. Originally, the estimate was a maximum of 130 people. The organisational reform was triggered by the prolonged […]

Sainsbury’s to feature great quality wines between 27th August and 16th September

LONDON, 2014-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s been a busy couple of months keeping the kids entertained over the summer so you’re long overdue for a bit of ‘me’ time. Here, Sainsbury’s highlights some of the great quality wines that are on offer between 27th August and 16th September. As the routine returns to normal, try […]

Belk, Inc., announces operating results for its fiscal second quarter and six months ended August 2, 2014

Comparable store sales and net income increase Online sales grow 43.1 percent CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2014-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk, Inc., the nation’s largest family owned and operated fashion department store company, today announced operating results for its fiscal second quarter and six months ended August 2, 2014. Tim Belk, chairman and chief executive officer of […]

AHOLD REPURCHASED 1,300,492 AHOLD COMMON SHARES FOR € 16.78 MILLION BETWEEN AUGUST 25 AND AUGUST 29, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 1,300,492 Ahold common shares in the period from August 25, 2014 up to and including August 29, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 12.8991 per share for a total consideration of € 16.78 million. These repurchases were made as part of […]

Philippines: SM Prime Holdings, Inc. upsized its retail bond issue to PHP20 billion due to the strong demand from both retail and institutional investors

Pasay City, Philippines, 2014-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SMPH) has upsized its retail bond issue to Php20 billion from the initial size of Php15 billion due to the strong demand from both retail and institutional investors. This is SMPH’s maiden offering of retail bonds in the public market. The issue consists of the 5.1000% Series […]

Toys“R”Us, Inc reports financial results for the second quarter ended August 2, 2014

Adjusted EBITDA was $81 million for the quarter, an increase of 9.5% compared to the prior year period; Total net sales for the quarter increased by $63 million or 2.7%, driven by comparable store net sales growth of 1.5% domestically and 2.5% internationally WAYNE, NJ, 2014-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. today reported financial results for […]