John Lewis announces micro-location technology company Localz as the winner of JLAB

Micro-location technology company wins £100,000 investment from John Lewis’s first ever startup incubator LONDON, 2014-9-30— /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis today announces Localz, a startup business specialising in micro-location technology, as the winner of JLAB, the retailer’s first ever technology business incubator. After 12 weeks of shaping and honing its solution within JLAB, Localz […]

Alliance Boots announces that China Securities Regulatory Commission approved the Group’s investment in Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited

Nottingham, 2014-9-30— /EPR Retail News/ — Alliance Boots announces that China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has approved the Group’s investment in Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited. This approval, following the authorisation recently received from China Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), paves the way for the completion of the investment in the coming weeks. As a result of the […]

Delhaize Group to join the European Buying Alliance Coopernic from January 2015

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2014-9-30— /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group is pleased to announce that it will join Coopernic, the European Buying Alliance as from January 2015. Coopernic is currently formed around E. Leclerc and will be joined this October by Coop Italia. The three companies have decided to share their expertise in the following three areas: – […]

AHOLD REPURCHASED 2,167,976 AHOLD COMMON SHARES FOR € 28.04 MILLION BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 22 AND SEPTEMBER 26, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-9-30— /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 2,167,976 Ahold common shares in the period from September 22, 2014 up to and including September 26, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 12.9325 per share for a total consideration of € 28.04 million. These repurchases were made as part […]

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

Los Angeles, CA, 2014-9-30— /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced the completion of its offering of $300 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.25% senior notes due 2025 (the “Notes”). The Notes have an interest rate of 5.25% per annum and were issued at a price equal to 100% of their face value. […]

Russia’s largest food retailer “Magnit” announces the opening of its 67th “Magnit Family” store

Krasnodar, Russia, 2014-9-30— /EPR Retail News/ — OJSC “Magnit”, Russia’s largest food retailer (the “Company”; MICEX and LSE: MGNT), is pleased to announce the opening of the 67th “Magnit Family” store. Please be informed that on September 28, 2014 the Company has opened its 67th “Magnit Family” store located at 142/1, Profsoyuznaya street, Moscow, Central federal region. […]

Best Buy earns two sustainability awards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and high CDP rating

WASHINGTON, DC, 2014-9-30— /EPR Retail News/ — Just a week after announcing it had achieved its 1 billion pounds e-cycling goal, Best Buy has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with two sustainability awards. On Tuesday, the EPA honored Best Buy through the national 2014 Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Electronics Challenge. The Challenge encourages equipment manufacturers and retailers […]

Ingles Markets, Incorporated declares $0.165 cash dividend per share on its Class A Common Stock and $0.15 per share on its Class B Common Stock

ASHEVILLE, N.C., 2014-9-30— /EPR Retail News/ — Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMKTA) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.165 (sixteen and one-half cents) per share on all its Class A Common Stock and $0.15 (fifteen cents) per share on all its Class B Common Stock.  This is an annual rate of $0.66 and $0.60 per […]

Wincor Nixdorf’s new TPCustomer360 software extends the omnichannel capabilities of the company’s customer interaction and loyalty program

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-9-30— /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf’s new TPCustomer360 software extends the omnichannel capabilities of the company’s comprehensive retail software suite, the TP Application Suite, in the areas of customer interaction and loyalty programs. The solution allows for mass or personalized interaction between retailers and their customers across all sales channels, from in-store POS, […]

Wincor Nixdorf ranked tenth in the IDC Financial Insights 2014 FinTech Ratings

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-9-30— /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf, the world’s leading provider of comprehensive IT solutions in banking and retail, announced today it has been ranked tenth in the IDC Financial Insights 2014 FinTech Ratings. The ranking is an annual Fortune 500-style international listing of the top technology companies that drive more than one-third of […]

Foodstuffs North Island Limited lodged resource consent application for PAK’nSAVE at Tamatea replacement

North Island, New Zealand, 2014-9-30— /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs North Island Limited is pleased to announce that it has lodged a resource consent application for a replacement PAK’nSAVE at Tamatea, located in the heart of the Tamatea community on the roundabout of Durham and Leicester Avenues. “This revised scheme for a replacement PAK’nSAVE at Tamatea […]

New Zealand wines took more medals than ever before at the New World Wine Awards 2014 with Shiraz/Syrah category as a stand-out performer

Waiheke, New Zealand, 2014-9-30— /EPR Retail News/ — The highest number of medals ever was awarded at the New World Wine Awards 2014, following a record number of entries. Among the full range of varietals entered, the Shiraz/Syrah category was a stand-out performer with the highest number of medals awarded among the red wine varietals and […]