Sir Ian Cheshire to be succeeded by Ms Véronique Laury as Kingfisher Group Chief Executive

LONDON, 2014-9-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kingfisher announces Group Chief Executive succession plan. Sir Ian Cheshire to be succeeded by Ms Véronique Laury, Chief Executive of Castorama France, before the end of the current financial year. Kingfisher plc, Europe’s largest home improvement retailer, today announces that Sir Ian Cheshire will step down as Group […]

VIA initiative to support the development of methodology for assessing the impacts of FSC forest management certification

The VIA Initiative LONDON, 2014-9-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — By 2050 we’re likely to need three times more wood than we do today, yet forests are fighting for their lives as the ground they stem from is being sought for alternative uses. The key to keeping forests standing is to make them viable so […]

Kingfisher reports half year total sales up 0.9% and flat adjusted pre-tax profits of £364 million

LONDON, 2014-9-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kingfisher reports half year total sales up 0.9% (+1.8% LFL) and flat adjusted pre-tax profits of £364 million after the negative impact of foreign exchange translation. Kingfisher also announces Group Chief Executive succession plan. Sir Ian Cheshire to be succeeded by Ms Véronique Laury, Chief Executive of Castorama […]

Harris Teeter to welcome shoppers to its Sawmill Village store on September 24 2014

Matthews, N.C., 2014-9-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is proud to welcome shoppers to its Sawmill Village store on Wednesday, Sept. 24 2014 and is celebrating the grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 8 a.m. on that day. In each of its stores, including its newest store at Sawmill Village, Harris Teeter strives […]

Defense Commissary Agency: Director of strategic planning Kristen D. Ogden retires after 36 years of federal service

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-9-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kristen D. Ogden, director of strategic planning for the Defense Commissary Agency, retired after nearly 36 years of federal service effective Sept. 3. “Ms. Ogden has dedicated nearly 36 years of her life to federal service – the vast majority of those years to shaping the workforce, enabling […]

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC celebrated its 100th birthday commemoration at stores throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island

The store’s centennial weekend celebrated with special in-store activities and events QUINCY, Mass., 2014-9-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Saturday, Sept. 6, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC celebrated its 100th birthday commemoration at stores throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. In honor of the anniversary, all stores welcomed customers, served cake and gave […]

Giant Food of Landover, Md. introduced electronic cap alternative to the traditional prescription medication caps Rx Timer Cap

Cutting Edge Cap Works with Any Prescription Medication Landover, Md., 2014-9-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — To encourage appropriate use of prescription medication, Giant Food of Landover, Md. has introduced Rx Timer Cap, an electronic cap that is an alternative to the traditional prescription medication caps. Rx Timer Cap fits standard prescription containers and is available […]

CBRE Group, Inc. named top global real estate advisory firm in the 2014 Euromoney real estate awards

CBRE Also Named Top Global Valuation Firm ​Los Angeles, 2014-9-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) has been named the top global real estate advisory firm in the 2014 Euromoney real estate awards. CBRE is the only firm to achieve top honors in three consecutive years, and has now earned the highest award […]

Target Corporation declares quarterly dividend of 52 cents per common share

MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-9-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The board of directors of Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) has declared a quarterly dividend of 52 cents per common share. The dividend is payable December 10, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business November 19, 2014. The 4th quarter dividend will be the company’s 189th consecutive […]

The National Grocers Association and FMS Solutions released the results of their joint 2014 Independent Grocers Financial Survey covering fiscal year 2013

Arlington, VA, 2014-9-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) and FMS Solutions today released the results of their joint 2014 Independent Grocers Financial Survey, covering fiscal year 2013. Independents’ financial performance much mirrored the nation’s economy which showed modest growth and both ups and downs in consumer, financial and market performance indicators. […]

Toys“R”Us, Inc. appoints number of highly respected executives to key leadership roles to position its business for long-term profitable growth

WAYNE, NJ, 2014-9-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced it has appointed a number of highly respected executives to key leadership roles, as the company continues to work to position its business for long-term profitable growth. “One of the key pillars of our “TRU Transformation” strategy is to develop high-performing, highly engaged, diverse […]

The YMCA of Greater Rochester and Wegmans Pharmacy to provide YMCA members with convenient way to receive flu shot by offering flu clinics at select Y branches

ROCHESTER, NY, 2014-9-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The YMCA of Greater Rochester has partnered with Wegmans Pharmacy to provide YMCA members with a convenient way for adults (ages 18 and up) to receive flu shots by offering flu clinics at select Y branches throughout the community. Members do not need a prescription or appointment. The cost […]