Walmart and DirectHealth.com to launch in-store program designed to educate customers on health insurance options ‘Healthcare Begins Here’

Retailer Simplifies Access to Health Insurance Coverage Information with “Healthcare Begins Here” BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2014-10-6— /EPR Retail News/ — Recent research proves that more than 60 percent of people have difficulty understanding their health insurance plan options and nearly 40 percent feel they picked the wrong plan after enrollment.* To bring transparency and simplicity to the changing […]

Walmart commits to create more sustainable food system

Company will focus on four pillars to advance the sustainability of its biggest product category BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2014-10-6— /EPR Retail News/ — In front of hundreds of associates, suppliers and nonprofit organizations at its Global Sustainability Milestone Meeting, Walmart today announced its commitment to create a more sustainable food system. The company will reach this goal […]

Argos gives ‘digital makeover’ to its Hammersmith store

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-10-6— /EPR Retail News/ — Local residents in Hammersmith can now take advantage of the speed and convenience of online shopping on their local high street, thanks to Argos which has given the store a ‘digital makeover’. The store, located on King Street, was selected from more than 700 Argos stores across […]

IKEA U.S. to sell new living room storage series REGISSÖR with innovative technique for faster and easier furniture assembly

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2014-10-6— /EPR Retail News/ — Starting this month, IKEA U.S. will begin selling a new living room storage series called REGISSÖR that uses an innovative technique for faster and easier furniture assembly. Customers can assemble the new REGISSÖR series – which includes a bookshelf, cabinets and a coffee table, using a new IKEA-developed solution […]

Lowe’s and six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson to fund the reconstruction of three area school gyms destroyed by the 2013 tornado in Oklahoma

Six-time NASCAR champ takes break from Chase to join Lowe’s for ribbon-cutting in Moore MOORE, OKLA., 2014-10-6— /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its continued commitment to assist the communities impacted by the deadly 2013 tornado in Oklahoma, Lowe’s teamed with six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson to fund the reconstruction of three area […]

Sigma Pharmaceuticals to dramatically enhance their Ambassador line-up

Victoria, Australia, 2014-10-6— /EPR Retail News/ — Sigma Pharmaceuticals and the company’s flagship pharmacy brands Amcal, Amcal Max and Guardian have decided to dramatically enhance their Ambassador line-up to reflect the company’s growing commitment to offering a broader range of professional health services and exclusive beauty products. Respected and high profile television medical expert Dr Andrew Rochford […]

The South Dakota Retailers Association and NRF launch new campaign to drive public awareness of the positive impact retailers have on the communities they serve

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., 2014-10-6— /EPR Retail News/ — The South Dakota Retailers Association and National Retail Federation have joined forces to launch a new “This is Retail: South Dakota” campaign to drive public awareness of the positive impact retailers have on the communities they serve. The joint statewide effort seeks to highlight the retail industry’s strong support […]

Ahold’s U.S. internet grocer Peapod celebrates an impressive 25 years in business

Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States, 2014-10-6— /EPR Retail News/ — This year, our U.S. internet grocer Peapod celebrates an impressive 25 years in business – the company’s founders truly invented the online grocery industry and continue to build on their success today, as part of Ahold’s omni-channel offering in partnership with our U.S. divisions. Looking back at […]

AHOLD REPURCHASED 1,875,308 AHOLD COMMON SHARES FOR € 23.51 MILLION BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 29 AND OCTOBER 3, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-10-6— /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 1,875,308 Ahold common shares in the period from September 29, 2014 up to and including October 3, 2014 The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 12.5374 per share for a total consideration of € 23.51 million. These repurchases were made as part […]