John Lewis announces the appointment of Sienne Veit to the newly created role of director, online product

Newly created role reinforces retailer’s continued focus on omnichannel offer LONDON, 2014-9-24— /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis has appointed Sienne Veit to the newly created role of director, online product. Sienne will be responsible for leading the development of the retailer’s online customer experience across all channels, reporting to online director, Mark Lewis. With […]

Lowe’s receives 2014 SmartWay Excellence Award for superior environmental performance in supply chain operations

Lowe’s is only retail shipper partner ever to receive 6 SmartWay awards MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2014-9-24— /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today awarded Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) the highest honor for industry leadership in its SmartWay® Transport Partnership. Lowe’s received a 2014 SmartWay Excellence Award for superior environmental performance in supply chain […]

The Home Depot® honored with SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the second consecutive year

Award Recipients are Top Program Performers and Leaders for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency ATLANTA, 2014-9-24— /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, was honored with a SmartWay®Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the second consecutive year as an industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and […]

Kimco Realty Corp. recognized for its outstanding commitment to sustainability and transparency by CDP and GRESB

Achieves Climate Disclosure Leadership Index and Green Star Designations NEW HYDE PARK, NEW YORK, 2014-9-24— /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE:KIM) has been recognized by two leading investor-backed organizations for its outstanding  commitment to sustainability and transparency. Today the company was named to the S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) by the nonprofit CDP, […]

Wincor Nixdorf selected by NBTY Europe to provide services for Holland & Barrett, GNC and Nature’s Way

Contract awarded thanks to end-to-end IT solution capability Paderborn, Germany, 2014-9-24— /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf, a leading retail and banking IT solutions provider, has been selected by NBTY Europe to provide services for a number of its health and well-being companies, notably Holland & Barrett, GNC and Nature’s Way. This includes an availability service […]

CBRE Group, Inc. recognized for climate-change disclosure transparency with its inclusion in CDP’s S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index

Los Angeles, 2014-9-24— /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. today announced that it has been recognized for climate-change disclosure transparency through its inclusion in CDP’s S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI). The annual index spotlights Standard & Poor’s 500 companies that have demonstrated a high level of transparency and data quality in their disclosure of […]

CBRE Group, Inc. to offer up to $300M in aggregate principal amount of senior notes, subject to market and other conditions

Los Angeles, CA, 2014-9-24— /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it intends to offer up to $300 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes, subject to market and other conditions (the “Notes”). The Notes are expected to be issued by the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, CBRE Services, Inc., and guaranteed on a […]

The Co-operative Food research reveals the stereotypical student diet of booze, beans and biscuits could be a thing of the past

MANCHESTER, UK, 2014-9-24— /EPR Retail News/ — The stereotypical student diet of booze, beans and biscuits could be a thing of the past according to new research released by The Co-operative Food today (Tuesday, 23 September). Over 10 million purchases were analysed to reveal the shopping habits of savvy students who receive a 10% discount on […]

LS travel retail North America to open new sports store, ‘The Scoreboard’ in Toronto Pearson International Airport

TORONTO, CANADA, 2014-9-24— /EPR Retail News/ — LS travel retail North America is pleased to announce that the company has been awarded a new sports store in Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ).  Scheduled to open next month, The Scoreboard will be located post-security in Terminal 1 Domestic, and will provide travelers with the best in […]

Style expert Tim Gunn launches bedding and bath line scheduled to debut at QVC on September 26

Style Icon Tim Gunn Launches Home and Bedding Line Created Especially for QVC WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2014-9-24— /EPR Retail News/ — Best known as the Emmy-Award winning co-host, producer and mentor of Lifetime’s “Project Runway,” celebrated style expert Tim Gunn knows fashion. Now, Gunn’s design vision and eye for style will move from the runway to the […]