Marks & Spencer installs UK’s largest single roof mounted solar panel array on its East Midlands distribution centre in Castle Donington

LONDON, 2014-10-23— /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) has announced that it is installing the UK’s largest single roof mounted solar panel array on its East Midlands distribution centre in Castle Donington. The project, which is expected to be completedin early 2015, is being worked on in partnership with Amber Infrastructure. The solar PV […]

bol.com marks the opening of its new sportswear store; launches auction of items signed by some of the Netherlands’ best-known sportspeople

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-10-23— /EPR Retail News/ — To mark the opening of its new sportswear store, bol.com today launched an auction of 14 items signed by some of the Netherlands’ best-known sportspeople. All proceeds will go to Spieren voor Spieren (“Muscles for Muscles”), the Dutch charity that raises awareness for spinal muscular atrophy as part […]

2014 NACS Show attendance increased by 6.1%, the second-highest figures ever recorded for the Show

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2014-10-23— /EPR Retail News/ — Attendance for the 2014 NACS Show increased 6.1% to reach 23,624 attendees, with 9,176 classified as buyers (retailers, grocery wholesalers and distributors). Both totals, which include Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI) buyer registration, are the second-highest figures ever recorded for the NACS Show. Attendees from 60 countries were at the […]

Gap launches kate spade new york and Jack Spade for GapKids this 2014 Holiday season

Continuing Gap’s trend of like-minded designer collaborations for GapKids and a first foray for the Kate Spade & Company brands into childrenswear NEW YORK, 2014-10-23— /EPR Retail News/ — Gap is thrilled to launch kate spade new york and Jack Spade for GapKids, a limited-edition girls’ and boys’ apparel and accessories collection for Holiday 2014. This […]

Whole Foods Market partners with famed local noodle producer, Sun Noodle

New York, NY, 2014-10-23— /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is pleased to announce its partnership with famed local noodle producer, Sun Noodle. Known for supplying noodles to some of the most esteemed ramen shops in the nation, including David Chang’s Momofuku Noodle Bar and Ivan Orkin’s, Ivan Ramen and Slurp Shop. Sun Noodle will […]

Wincor Nixdorf commissioned IDC study: In 2017 banks worldwide will invest 16 billion USD in branch transformation and the new technologies it requires

International Management Seminar 2014 Paderborn, Germany, 2014-10-23— /EPR Retail News/ — According to a study carried out on behalf of Wincor Nixdorf by the American company International Data Corporation (IDC), a global leader in IT market research and consulting, in 2017 banks all over the world will invest some 16 billion U.S. dollars in branch transformation […]

Wincor Nixdorf Portavis’s IT outsourcing contract to be renewed by Sparkasse Bremen

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-10-23— /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf Portavis’s contract as IT outsourcing partner of Sparkasse Bremen is to be renewed for a further five years starting October 1, 2015. The contract has been in place since 2005 and was already renewed in 2011 for a minimum period of four years. Under the contract, Portavis […]

METRO GROUP and Groupe Auchan announce international purchasing partnership

Joint negotiations with multinational suppliers on global level Combined sourcing of non-food private label products Partnership brings benefits for customers Agreement effective from November 2014 Croix/Düsseldorf, 2014-10-23— /EPR Retail News/ — Within the framework of the changing global retail environment, METRO GROUP and Groupe Auchan today announced their agreement to enter into an international purchasing partnership. […]

Kingfisher: Castorama France awarded the “Top Employers France” certification for 2014 by the Top Employers Institute, for the fourth consecutive year

LONDON, 2014-10-23— /EPR Retail News/ — Castorama France has been awarded the “Top Employers France” certification for 2014 by the Top Employers Institute, for the fourth consecutive year. The Top Employers Institute globally certifies excellence in the working conditions that employers create for their people. Castorama France received its certification for demonstrating leading HR practices across […]