Ahold’s Chief Corporate Governance Counsel Lodewijk Hijmans van den Bergh to step down during the first half of 2015

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-10-14— /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold today announced that Lodewijk Hijmans van den Bergh, Chief Corporate Governance Counsel and member of the Management Board and Executive Committee, will step down during the first half of 2015. Lodewijk joined Ahold on December 1, 2009, and his responsibilities include Ahold’s Legal Affairs, Corporate Governance, M&A, […]

John Lewis opens its first-ever railway station shop (3,000 sq ft) at St Pancras International

LONDON, 2014-10-14— /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis has today opened its first-ever railway station shop at St Pancras International.  This new format for John Lewis will provide customers with a new and convenient way to shop at this key transport hub. The 3,000 sq ft shop offers an edited selection of electronics, gifts, beauty, […]

Sainsbury’s reduces alcohol content of its Taste the Difference Prosecco Conegliano without compromising on taste

LONDON, 2014-10-14— /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is proud to announce the removal of nearly one million units from customers’ annual alcohol consumption through the reformulation of our Taste the Difference Prosecco Conegliano. The sparkling wine’s average alcohol content (ABV) has been reduced from 11% to 10.5%, without compromising on taste. As part of our […]

2,100 Starbucks district managers from around the world meet in Seattle for series of meetings to build upon past successes and lead the brand to new heights

SEATTLE, 2014-10-14— /EPR Retail News/ — “This is amazing. We’re in the center of where it all began for Starbucks,” said Jen Clayton from Ontario, Canada. “This is inspirational and invigorating.” 2,100 Starbucks district managers from around the world are coming together in the company’s home city of Seattle for a series of meetings to […]

METRO start-up study: majority of hoteliers and food service providers would still opt for self-employment if they had to make the choice all over again

First start-up study for hotel, restaurant and catering sector More than three quarters of hoteliers and food service providers are satisfied or very satisfied with owning their own business Nearly two thirds would still opt for self-employment if they had to make the choice all over again Four fifths consider the lack of qualified staff […]