H&M awarded an A grade for its climate performance at The CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014

Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-10-16— /EPR Retail News/ — H&M is recognized for its actions to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate the business risks of climate change. The company is awarded an A grade for its climate performance at The CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014. According to CDP, H&M earns its position thanks to a superior approach […]

Carrefour Brazil opened its first retail outlet under the Supeco banner

São Paulo, Brazil, 2014-10-16— /EPR Retail News/ — On 9 October, Carrefour Brazil opened its first retail outlet under the Supeco banner in the country. The store is located in Sorocaba, in São Paulo. Under the management of Atacadão, this new format is geared towards everyday products and was especially created to serve small businesses […]

Carrefour wins the 2014 Anti-Gaspi Prize in the “Distribution” category for its efforts in tackling food waste

On 16 October 2014, Noël Prioux, Executive Director of Carrefour France, was presented with the 2014 “Anti-Gaspi” prize by Stéphane Le Foll, France’s Minister for Food, Agriculture and Forestry Affairs. This prize, awarded on the second national anti-food waste day, is recognition of Carrefour’s efforts. PARIS, 2014-10-16— /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour won the 2014 […]

Starbucks district managers tasted the first crop of coffee from Starbucks Costa Rica Farm at Starbucks leadership conference in Seattle

SEATTLE, 2014-10-16— /EPR Retail News/ — Days start early for Victor Trejos. Each weekday morning, he rises well before dawn at his home in Costa Rica’s capital city of San José and drives 15 miles into the hillside. By 6:00 a.m., his pickup truck rumbles down the narrow road to a coffee farm, where the day […]

Starbucks Corporation to release its fourth quarter and fiscal year end 2014 financial results after the market close on October 30, 2014

SEATTLE, 2014-10-16— /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) plans to release its fourth quarter and fiscal year end 2014 financial results after the market close on Thursday, October 30, 2014, with a conference call to follow at 2:00 p.m. PT. The conference call will be webcast and can be accessed on the company’s website:http://investor.starbucks.com. A […]

Kesko listed in the Nordic Climate Disclosure Leadership Index for the fourth consecutive time

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-10-16— /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko has received recognition for its climate change reporting and is now included in the Nordic Climate Disclosure Leadership Index for the fourth consecutive time. Kesko improved its score to 99 points. Kesko’s and K-stores’ determined climate work is based on the long-term commitments and energy efficiency objectives of […]

Argos joins forces with Bose

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-10-16— /EPR Retail News/ — Today Argos, the leading online high-street retailer, announced that it has joined forces with Bose, the audio specialists. Bose fans can head in store or to the dedicated online shop (via www.argos.co.uk) and purchase the selected range of Bose speakers and headphones. Customers will be able to […]

Argos reveals new staff uniforms to reflect the growing role of technology in the store environment

Milton Keynes, 2014-10-16— /EPR Retail News/ — Staff in Argos stores across the UK and Republic of Ireland will be wearing new uniforms this autumn to reflect the growing role of technology in the store environment, as the retailer unveils a whole new brand identity to support its plans to become a digital retail leader. Argos […]

Argos launches fleet of newly branded trucks sporting the new brand colours and designs

Milton Keynes, 2014-10-16— /EPR Retail News/ — Leading online retailer Argos has announced the launch of a fleet of newly branded trucks. The 76 vehicles, all sporting the new brand colours and designs announced this week, will take to the road this autumn. Part of Argos’ new multi-million pound advertising campaign, which will bring to life […]

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. presents its capital expenditure plans for the next fiscal year ending Jan. 31, 2016

Investments in e-commerce and digital initiatives are expected to range between $1.2 and $1.5 billion in fiscal year 2016, up from approximately $1.0 billion, estimated for this year. The company will add between 26 and 30 million net retail square feet worldwide next year, a decrease from this year’s anticipated 32 to 34 million square […]