Starbucks Corporation to acquire remaining 60.5% share of Starbucks Coffee Japan, Ltd.

Starbucks to purchase remaining 60.5% share of Starbucks Japan in two-step tender offer process Acquisition enables continued elevation of unique Starbucks Experience for customers and partners through coffee, store design and digital and mobile leadership Starbucks to build on more than 1,000 existing stores and nearly 20 years of brand loyalty and trust SEATTLE, 2014-9-25— /EPR […]

Tesco confirms new price to be paid to British dairy farmers for six months from the 1st November

Cheshunt, England, 2014-9-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today confirmed the new price it will pay British dairy farmers for six months from the 1st November, following an independent cost tracker review by agriculture research consultancy Promar. Tesco Sustainable Dairy Group (TSDG) members will be paid 32.01ppl for their milk, meaning that Tesco dairy farmers […]

METRO AG extends contract of CEO Olaf Koch

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2014-9-25— /EPR Retail News/ — The Supervisory Board of METRO AG has, as expected, extended in today’s meeting the contract of the Chief Executive Officer Olaf Koch with unanimous vote. Koch’s current contract, which is running until September 2015, will be renewed until September 2018, the Duesseldorf based retailing and trading group announced on Wednesday. […]

ALDI continues to offer grocery shoppers smarter alternative with the opening of three Indianapolis-area stores

Grocer Continues to Invest in Indianapolis Area Indianapolis, Ind., 2014-9-25— /EPR Retail News/ — ALDI, the nation’s low-price grocery leader*, will continue to offer grocery shoppers a smarter alternative as the select assortment discount grocer opens its newest Indianapolis-area stores on Friday, Oct. 10. New stores will be located at 9701 E. Washington St. in Indianapolis […]

RILA and global sustainability non-profit Forum for the Future launch two-minute video to introduce the Retail Horizons project

‘Retail Horizons’ Introductory Video Launched Ahead Of 2014 Retail Sustainability Conference Arlington, VA, 2014-9-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and global sustainability non-profit Forum for the Future released a two-minute video to introduce the Retail Horizons project ahead of the RILA 2014 Retail Sustainability Conference held from September 29 to […]

Whole Foods Market shoppers help fund the planting of 140,000 trees by Halloween through Trinity Oaks’ One Bottle One Tree® Program

Goal to fund the planting a quarter of a million trees by Halloween through Trinity Oaks’ One Bottle One Tree® Program AUSTIN, TX, 2014-9-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) shoppers purchasing select bottles of Trinity Oaks wines have supported the planting of 140,000 trees through the One Bottle One Tree program, and the […]

Meijer launches ‘Ready! For You’ food solutions program to help busy families serve up simple meals and snacks at home

First-of-its-kind program hits stores when parents need it most GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-9-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is helping busy families serve up simple meals and snacks at home with a first-of-its-kind food solutions program in each of the Midwest retailer’s 213 stores. Launched last month, Ready! For You is tailored to meet the tastes […]

Morrisons colleagues honoured at the Specsavers everywoman in Retail Ambassadors Awards

Bradford, England, 2014-9-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Two Morrisons colleagues were celebrated at the Specsavers everywoman in Retail Ambassadors Awards yesterday evening, as part of a prestigious ceremony in the Waldorf Hilton. Morrisons was the only business to be recognised with two separate awards: Area Manager Lucy Denton achieved the accolade of ‘Retail Ambassador of […]

CBRE report: Demand for newer, Class A industrial space in the U.S. is outpacing supply, encouraging more build-to-suit and speculative development activity across the U.S.

Development Largely Concentrated in Tier-One Distribution Markets in South and West Big-Box Distribution Centers Represent Two-Thirds of Expected Deliveries Over Next Four Quarters Los Angeles, 2014-9-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Demand for newer, Class A industrial space in the U.S. is outpacing supply, encouraging more build-to-suit and speculative development activity across the U.S., according to the […]

CBRE Group, Inc. to present at the JMP Securities Financial Services & Real Estate Conference on September 30, 2014 in New York City

Los Angeles, 2014-9-25— /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) announced today that Gil Borok, Deputy Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer, will present at the JMP Securities Financial Services & Real Estate Conference on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City. The presentation is scheduled for 11 a.m. […]

CBRE Group, Inc. announced the pricing of its offering of $300 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.25% senior notes due 2025

Los Angeles, CA, 2014-9-25— /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced the pricing of its offering of $300 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.25% senior notes due 2025 (the “Notes”). The Notes will have an interest rate of 5.25% per annum and are being issued at a price equal to 100% of their […]

Ina Garten to debut her latest cookbook, Make It Ahead on QVC, September 28

Best-Selling Author to Offer Latest Cookbook through the Multimedia Retailer WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2014-9-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Simply delicious. Beloved television personality and best-selling cookbook author Ina Garten is scheduled to debut on QVC Sunday, September 28 at noon (ET). Garten will appear during the “In the Kitchen with David®” broadcast, QVC’s most popular cooking show,to […]