Tesco, Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation join forces to raise millions of pounds to promote healthy living

Cheshunt, England, 2014-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Millions of people are set to benefit from a ground-breaking new partnership between the UK’s leading retailer and two of the country’s biggest charities. Tesco, Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation have confirmed that they will join forces from early next year. The trio’s charity partnership – […]

Home Retail Group updates on the trading of its second financial quarter covering the 13 weeks to 30 August 2014

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Home Retail Group, the UK’s leading home and general merchandise retailer, today updates on the trading of its second financial quarter covering the 13 weeks to 30 August 2014. John Walden, Chief Executive of Home Retail Group, commented: “The Group has had a good first half. Argos […]

Kesko included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices DJSI World and DJSI Europe for the 12th time

Kesko was included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices DJSI World and DJSI Europe for the 12th time. Kesko obtained its highest scores in risk and crisis management, codes of conduct and supply chain management. A new criterion in the assessment was tax strategy. Helsinki, Finland, 2014-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Dow Jones Sustainability […]

Sainsbury’s opens the first combined convenience shop and community pharmacy at Guy’s Hospital near London Bridge

LONDON, 2014-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s opens the first combined convenience shop and community pharmacy on a hospital site. The new store at Guy’s Hospital near London Bridge will employ 25 local people and offer improved choice, as well as a broad range of convenience goods for patients and visitors using the hospital. […]

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB to present the nine-month results for 2014 at press conference on 25 September

Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB presents the nine-month results for 2014 at a press conference on Thursday 25 September at 9.30 CET. There will also be a telephone conference in English at 14.00 CET the same day. The nine-month results for the period 1 December […]

Ahold included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Indices (DJSI) for the sixth consecutive year

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold’s position as a responsible retailer has been confirmed, following its inclusion on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Indices (DJSI). Published today, the ranking recognizes the progress that Ahold has made in recent years with its Reshaping Retail strategy. Ahold scored an average of 75 (out […]

UK retailers welcome historic court ruling to end excessively high fees retailers pay banks to process card payments known as interchange fees

LONDON, 2014-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — UK retailers have today welcomed an historic court ruling to end the excessively high fees retailers pay banks to process card payments (known as interchange fees). Today’s judgement by the European Court of Justice comprehensively and decisively supports retailers’ decade-long campaign for a more competitive payments system and […]

Toys“R”Us® unveils plans for the 2014 holiday season at special preview event for business retail reporters in New York City

During a Special Preview Event, Hank Mullany, President, Toys“R”Us, U.S., Shares the Significant Steps Taken to Prepare for the Months Ahead; Company Announces Launch of New Rewards“R”Us Loyalty Program, Introduces Free Online Layaway, Plus “Here’s What’s Hot” and “Gift Express” Shops; The World’s Leading Dedicated Toy Retailer Focused on Making Gifting Easy for Shoppers, While […]

Whole Foods Market to open second store in San Jose, California

New location on The Alameda features environmental innovation and company’s first in-store brewery in California Emeryville, Calif., 2014-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new 35,000 square-foot Whole Foods Market store will open on December 10th at 777 The Alameda (at Stockton) in San Jose, California. This is the second Whole Foods Market location in San Jose, […]

Whole Foods Market to provide customers with easy, secure & private way to make grocery purchases with Apple Pay

Whole Foods Market to provide customers with an easy, secure & private way to make grocery purchases at checkout registers AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) today announces its participation with Apple Pay, a new category of service that will transform mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way […]

Target announces its integration with Apple Pay

MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — As if we need more reasons to love our Apple devices… Today, Target is excited to announce its integration with Apple Pay, a new mobile payments service that will provide an easy, secure and private way to make purchases from iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. With Apple Pay, guests using the Target app for iOS will […]

Target and TOMS team up on limited-edition collection for the holidays

MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Listen up, Target and TOMS enthusiasts, because we’ve got news that’ll knock your socks (and canvas shoes) off: Target and TOMS are teaming up on a limited-edition collection for the holidays. Not only will you find pieces you’ll want to give – and get – but for each item purchased, […]

Darty plc announces Interim Management Statement for the period from 1 May 2014 to date

LONDON, 2014-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Darty plc today announces an Interim Management Statement for the period 1 May 2014 to date. Financial information is for the Continuing Group (excluding Datart) for the first quarter period from 1 May 2014 to 31 July 2014, based on unaudited management accounts. ‘4Ds’ plan to Drive trading, […]