Wereldhave offers to acquire €850M portfolio of six non-core shopping centres located in France from Unibail-Rodamco

Paris, Amsterdam, 2014-10-20— /EPR Retail News/ — Unibail-Rodamco and Wereldhave have entered today into an agreement pursuant to which Wereldhave offers to acquire a portfolio of six non-core shopping centres located in France, including: Shopping Centre City/Region Complex GLA (m²)   Unibail-Rodamco consolidated GLA (m²) Number of visits in 2013 (Mn)   Rivétoile Strasbourg 28,400 28,400 […]

AHOLD REPURCHASED 1,887,906 AHOLD COMMON SHARES FOR € 22.59 MILLION BETWEEN OCTOBER 13 AND OCTOBER 17, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-10-20— /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 1,887,906 Ahold common shares in the period from October 13, 2014 up to and including October 17, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 11.9677 per share for a total consideration of € 22.59 million. These repurchases were made as part of […]

Whole Foods Market stores now accepting Apple Pay

Offering an easy, secure and private way to pay at America’s healthiest grocery store AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-10-20— /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is now offering its customers the ability to make purchases with Apple Pay, a new service expected to transform mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay for items at […]

Whole Planet Foundation joins forces with “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I” to raise $1 million for global poverty alleviation

Offers participants opportunity to win movie premiere tickets and a $1,000 Whole Foods Market® gift card AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-10-20— /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Planet Foundation is joining forces with “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I” as one of its official charitable partners, with the goal of raising $1 million for global poverty alleviation. Starting today, […]

Whole Foods Market launches its first national brand campaign; highlights the values of “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store”

Advertising highlights quality standards and core values of ‘America’s Healthiest Grocery Store®’ AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-10-20— /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) launches its first national brand campaign today to highlight its groundbreaking quality standards, healthy offerings and key milestones as a pioneer in the natural and organic food industry. By communicating the company’s deeper […]

The Meijer Simply Give fall campaign generated more than $2.6 million for food pantries throughout the Midwest

Retailer’s hunger relief campaign generated more than $2.6 million for local food pantries GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-10-20— /EPR Retail News/ — The Meijer Simply Give campaign held this fall generated more than $2.6 million for food pantries throughout the Midwest – an amount that nearly doubled the generous donations received from its previous record-breaking season earlier […]

Price Chopper raises funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

SCHENECTADY, NY, 2014-10-20— /EPR Retail News/ — Price Chopper is selling plush hippos and fundraising through a month-long pin-up campaign, marking the 13th year the regional supermarket chain has partnered with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. “Bolstered by the support of teammates and guests alike, Price Chopper has been a committed partner to St. Jude for more […]

Target Canada opens three new stores; brings the total number of Target stores open across the country to 133

Retailer completes 2014 store openings with new stores in Ontario and Winnipeg MISSISSAUGA, ON, 2014-10-20— /EPR Retail News/ — Target Canada announced today the official opening of three new stores, located on St. Laurent Blvd., in Ottawa, Ont.; Sheridan Centre in Mississauga, Ont. and Polo Park in Winnipeg, Man. The opening of the three new stores marks […]

Russia’s largest food retailer Magnit opens new distribution center in Kolomna (Moscow region)

Krasnodar, Russia, 2014-10-20— /EPR Retail News/ — PJSC “Magnit”, Russia’s largest food retailer (the “Company”; MICEX and LSE: MGNT) announces the opening of a new distribution center in Kolomna. Please be informed that the Company has opened a new distribution center (DC) in Kolomna (Moscow region). Total space of the warehouse is about 84 thsd. sq. […]

CBRE establishes joint venture with three partners to provide property management services for the new Shanghai Tower

Four-Way Joint Venture to Ensure Excellence of Service at Supertall Green Landmark Beijing, 2014-10-20— /EPR Retail News/ — World leading commercial real estate services and investment company CBRE is establishing a joint venture with three partners, including Shanghai Tower Construction and Development Company, the Shanghai Lujiazui Property Management Company and Shanghai Tower Real Estate Management Company Limited,for […]