Sainsbury’s introduces nearly 600 new trolleys for parents with disabled children to supermarket stores across the UK

LONDON, 2014-9-15— /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has responded to calls from parents with disabled children for a more secure shopping trolley and, after months of testing a prototype with parents and children, the retailer has today announced that they will begin introducing nearly 600 of the new trolleys to supermarket stores across the UK […]

BRC/SPRINGBOARD FOOTFALL MONITOR AUGUST 2014: 1.1% down YoY

LONDON, 2014-9-15— /EPR Retail News/ — Footfall in August was 1.1% down on a year ago, down on the 0.6% fall in July and below the three-month average of a 0.8% decline. Out-of-Town reported the only rise, 2.9% higher than a year ago, while footfall in shopping centers was down 1.1% on the previous year Footfall […]

Roundy’s pharmacies make flu shots available with no appointment needed during all pharmacy operating hours

CDC urges all to get vaccinated as soon as possible, ideally before October MILWAUKEE, WI, 2014-9-15— /EPR Retail News/ — As the CDC warns that peak flu season is approaching, Roundy’s stores – Pick ‘n Save, Copps, Metro Market and Mariano’s – are conveniently making flu shots available at all pharmacies, with no appointment needed during all […]

Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC to announce its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 financial results on September 17, 2014

DALLAS, 2014-9-15— /EPR Retail News/ — Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC will announce its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 financial results on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 with an investor conference call to be held at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The audio webcast may be accessed on the Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC […]

The H&M Group reports 19 percent sales increase in August 2014 compared to the same month last year

Sales development in August and the third quarter 2014 Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-9-15— /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M Group’s sales including VAT increased by 19 percent in local currencies in August 2014 compared to the same month last year. In the third quarter of 2014, i.e. during the period 1 June to 31 August, sales including […]

REI President and CEO Jerry Stritzke to present keynote at Shop.org summit, September 29 – October 1 at Washington State Convention Center

Washington, 2014-9-15— /EPR Retail News/ — Shop.org will welcome some of the industry’s most distinguished and prominent executives to its Summit this September in Seattle, including REI President and CEO Jerry Stritzke who will keynote the premier gathering for retail e-commerce, digital and multichannel retailers. Stritzke will be joined by REI Senior Vice President Brad Brown. The […]

Bol.com names Belgian national Patrick Wauters as director of Buying & Merchandising

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-9-15— /EPR Retail News/ — Bol.com has recruited Belgian national Patrick Wauters (45) to head up Buying & Merchandising, responsible for the day-to-day operations at all of bol.com’s stores, from Books & Music, Films & Games to its latest additions Baby & Toddler and Jewelry & Watches. As Director of Buying & Merchandising, Wauters […]

AHOLD REPURCHASED 1,135,476 AHOLD COMMON SHARES FOR € 14.51 MILLION BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 8 AND SEPTEMBER 12, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-9-15— /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 1,135,476 Ahold common shares in the period from September 8, 2014 up to and including September 12, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 12.7793 per share for a total consideration of € 14.51 million. These repurchases were made as part of […]

The Retail Industry Leaders Association welcomes Nicholas Ahrens as VP of Privacy and Cybersecurity

Arlington, VA, 2014-9-15— /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) today announced Nicholas Ahrens will join the association as Vice President of Privacy and Cybersecurity. Joining the association from the Office of the General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Ahrens will lead RILA’s privacy and data security agenda and serve as […]

BRC Global Standards released two additional publications to support the development of Issue 4 of the BRC Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials

LONDON, 2014-9-15— /EPR Retail News/ — BRC Global Standards are pleased to announce that they have published two additional publications to support the development of Issue 4 of the BRC Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials. One of these publications is the very first issue of an optional Environmental Awareness Module. The module has […]

Dunkin’ Donuts announces franchise opportunities in several Texas communities and cities outside of San Antonio and Austin

CANTON, MA, 2014-9-15— /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today that the company is recruiting franchisees in several Texas communities and cities outside of, San Antonio and Austin, with an emphasis on College Station, Bryan, Killeen, Beaumont, Port Arthur, Marble Falls, Kerrville, Fredericksburg and Liberty. Interested […]