The Center for Advancing Retail & Technology (CART) and the National Grocers Association (NGA) announced new online platform for the supermarket industry

Center for Advancing Retail & Technology and National Grocers Association create unique platform to help retailers and brands keep pace with rapid technology innovation Arlington, VA, 2014-9-12— /EPR Retail News/ — The Center for Advancing Retail & Technology (CART) and the National Grocers Association (NGA) today announced a new online platform for the supermarket industry. The […]

Wegmans Food Markets to deliver more than 18,000 pounds of non-perishable food to the Cluster Outreach Center of the Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities (PCRC)

POTTSTOWN, PA, 2014-9-12— /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets will deliver more than 18,000 pounds of non-perishable food to the Cluster Outreach Center of the Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities (PCRC) on September 11, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. This generous donation will provide food support to help Pottstown residents in need of food assistance. Wegmans remains […]

J. C. Penney upsized and priced its underwritten public offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 8.125% senior unsecured notes due 2019

PLANO, Texas, 2014-9-12— /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: JCP) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc. (together with the Company, “J. C. Penney”), has upsized and priced its underwritten public offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 8.125% senior unsecured notes due 2019, for […]

Whole Foods Market launches Wine Club by Whole Foods Market on Oct. 1

Company’s wine experts take guess work out of wine shopping and gifting with limited production, hand-selected bottles AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-9-12— /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM), the world’s leading natural and organic foods supermarket, is launching Wine Club by Whole Foods Market on Oct. 1, to bring extraordinary, one-of-a-kind wines from around the world […]

Ivanka Trump to help fight breast cancer through her involvement with QVC Presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale”

American Businesswoman, Writer and Television Personality Appears in Public Service Announcements for QVC Presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale” WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2014-9-12— /EPR Retail News/ — When it comes to a great pair of shoes, Ivanka Trump is an expert. As a successful businesswoman and entrepreneur, she knows that power shoes can help a woman feel like […]

Commissary and Navy Exchange complex opens at Annapolis, Md.

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-9-12— /EPR Retail News/ — The Sept. 10 grand opening of the Naval Support Activity Annapolis, Md., Commissary and Navy Exchange complex got rave reviews from shoppers who got their first look inside the new facility. “It’s worth the trip and more!” said long time shopper Gretchen McKethan as she pushed her cart in […]

Hy-Vee, Iowa Department of Public Health and Governor’s Advisory Council on Brain Injuries to help educate Iowa’s elderly on ways to prevent falls and injury during National Falls Prevention Awareness Month

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2014-9-12— /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc., the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Governor’s Advisory Council on Brain Injuries have partnered to help educate Iowa’s elderly about ways they can prevent falls and injury during National Falls Prevention Awareness Month in September. The seventh annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day will […]

Starbucks to bring customers on journey of discovery with three new single-origin coffees in U.S. grocery stores

SEATTLE, 2014-9-12— /EPR Retail News/ — At Starbucks coffee purchasing center in Lausanne, Switzerland, green coffee traders Alfredo Nuño and Stephane Erard taste thousands of cups of coffee each year. They have each been purchasing coffee for Starbucks for more than a decade, and their expert palates detect subtle differences in quality, flavor, body and […]

Carrefour Romania opened its 26th Carrefour hypermarket at Vulcan Value Centre in Bucharest

BUCHAREST, Romania, 2014-9-12— /EPR Retail News/ — On 4 September, Carrefour Romania opened its 26th Carrefour hypermarket at the Vulcan Value Centre, a new shopping centre in Bucharest. With a sales area of 7500 m², 320 people have been recruited to work at the Carrefour hypermarket. It is open to customers seven days a week […]

Carrefour France launches new range of comfortable and fashionable uniforms for its in-store staff

PARIS, 2014-9-12— /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour France is launching a range of new comfortable and fashionable uniforms for its in-store staff. To fit out those of its employees who work in food-related jobs, it has entered into a significant partnership with Brittany-based company Armor-Lux. Carrefour attaches a great deal of importance to the comfort […]

Walmart releases 2014 Chosen by Kids Top 20 Toys List

Crafty Toys, Ride Ons and Hot Licenses Join Classics, Electronic Toys on Retailer’s Second Annual Holiday Toy List Chosen by Kids BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2014-9-12— /EPR Retail News/ — Kids’ tastes in toys are changing, but their appetite for imagination and creativity is unwavering, as evidenced by Walmart’snewly-released 2014 Chosen by Kids Top 20 Toys List. For the […]

John Lewis Partnership plc reports unaudited condensed Interim Financial Statements for the half year ended 26 July 2014

LONDON, 2014-9-12— /EPR Retail News/ — Unaudited condensed Interim Financial Statements for the half year ended 26 July 2014 Strict Stock Exchange Embargo, 7.00am Growing customer numbers drive sales in a changing market Financial Summary   Waitrose John Lewis Partnership £m Change £m Change £m Change Gross sales 3,146 4.1% 1,865 9.4% 5,011 6.0% LFL […]