The NRF Foundation to host its inaugural Gala on January 11, 2015 at Pier Sixty in New York City

NRF Foundation to Bring Together Industry Leaders, Tomorrow’s Retail Stars for Inaugural Gala at Retail’s BIG Show WASHINGTON, 2014-10-10— /EPR Retail News/ — The NRF Foundation today announced it will host its inaugural Gala on January 11, 2015 at Pier Sixty in New York City in celebration of the imagination, inspiration and innovation at work […]

BRC-NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX SEPTEMBER 2014: Overall shop prices reported deflation for the 17th consecutive month, accelerating to 1.8% in September from 1.6% in August

LONDON, 2014-10-10— /EPR Retail News/ — Overall shop prices reported deflation for the seventeenth consecutive month, accelerating to 1.8% in September from 1.6% in August. Food inflation remained at 0.3% in September – equalling the lowest ever recorded. Fresh food inflation was flat for September; this is the first month since Feb 2010 that the […]

NACS survey: 11% of adult Americans say that they have worked at convenience store or gas station

​ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2014-10-10— /EPR Retail News/ — One in nine American adults has worked in a convenience store and they say that the experience gave them valuable experience in how to work with people, how to manage processes and how to run a business, according to a national consumer survey released today by the National Association […]

NACS releases “Ideas 2 Go” DVD

​LAS VEGAS, 2014-10-10— /EPR Retail News/ — The newly released NACS “Ideas 2 Go” DVD is now available for purchase. The DVD features the 50-plus minute “Ideas 2 Go” presentation that was shown in today’s standing-room-only NACS Show general session. NACS member companies can purchase a copy of the 2014 NACS “Ideas 2 Go” DVD (SKU #30088021) […]

NACS announces the election of five retail members to serve on its Board of Directors

LAS VEGAS, 2014-10-10— /EPR Retail News/ — The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) announced the election of five retail members to serve on its Board of Directors. The new members were named to their positions during the NACS Board of Directors meeting at the NACS Show in Las Vegas. The NACS retail members elected to […]

Gap Inc. selects Art Peck, the president of its Growth, Innovation and Digital division to succeed Glenn Murphy as the company’s next CEO

Board names proven company veteran Peck to become CEO in early 2015 as Murphy transitions from the company; Bob Fisher to become Chairman of the Board SAN FRANCISCO, 2014-10-10— /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. today announced that Art Peck, the president of its Growth, Innovation and Digital division, has been selected by the Board of Directors […]

Gap Inc.’s September 2014 net sales up 1 percent compared with last year

SAN FRANCISCO, 2014-10-10— /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today reported that September 2014 net sales were up 1 percent compared with last year. Net sales for the five-week period ended October 4, 2014 were $1.48 billion compared with net sales of $1.46 billion for the five-week period ended October 5, 2013. “September proved to […]

NGA Spirit of America Award given to Greg Gregerson of Gregerson’s Foods and Pharmacy Inc at Alabama’s Food Industry Finest Luncheon

Arlington, VA, 2014-10-10— /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) is pleased to announce that Greg Gregerson, president and CEO of Gregerson’s Foods and Pharmacy, Inc., has been presented with the NGA Spirit of America Award at the Alabama’s Food Industry Finest Luncheon, held Wednesday, October 8. The award is one of NGA’s top honors and recognizes […]

Commissary customers and employees donated nearly million pounds of food and other needed items to local food banks and charities during the annual Feds Feed Families campaign

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-10-10— /EPR Retail News/ — Commissary customers and employees donated nearly a million pounds of food and other needed items to local food banks and charitable organizations during the annual Feds Feed Families campaign, June 1-Sept. 12. “Our customers and employees continue to support this program in an even bigger way every year,” said […]