BRC-BOND DICKINSON RETAIL EMPLOYMENT MONITOR Q3 2014: The equivalent number of full-time jobs fell by 1.3% in Q3 2014 vs same period last year

The equivalent number of full-time jobs fell by 1.3% in the third quarter of 2014 compared with the same period last year. LONDON, 2014-10-24— /EPR Retail News/ — In the third quarter of 2014, the number of outlets rose by 2.9%. Non-food retailers contributed marginally to the overall increase, the first time for at least […]

CBRE Group, Inc. announced that Tim Schroeder has taken leadership role in the Company’s LGBT Network Group

Los Angeles, CA, 2014-10-24— /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. today announced that Tim Schroeder, a CBRE Managing Director has taken a leadership role in the Company’s LGBT Network Group (LGBTNG). Mr. Schroeder joins Chris Ludeman, Global President of Capital Markets, as a Co-Executive Sponsor of CBRE’s network group dedicated to its lesbian, gay, bisexual and […]

Whole Foods Market’s travel company Whole Journeys announces the first 12 itineraries for travel in 2015

Whole Foods Market’s travel company offers new roster of active foodie tours AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-10-24— /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Journeys, Whole Foods Market’s travel company, announces the first 12 itineraries for travel in 2015. From Italian cooking lessons with locals and hiking island paths in Croatia to harvesting grapes in Argentina and tasting artisan goat cheese […]

Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. now the exclusive manufacturer of Meijer Brand K-Cup® packs for the Keurig® hot brewing system

New Meijer Brand K-Cup Packs Now Available at Meijer Stores WATERBURY, Vt., 2014-10-24— /EPR Retail News/ — Keurig Green Mountain, Inc., (Keurig) (NASDAQ: GMCR), a leader in specialty coffee, coffee makers, teas and other beverages with its innovative brewing technology, today announces that it is now the exclusive manufacturer of Meijer Brand K-Cup® packs for the […]

Gap Inc. to open Old Navy stores in six Middle Eastern countries with franchisees Fawaz A. Alhokair & Co. and Azadea beginning Spring 2015

Franchise-Operated Stores to Open in Spring 2015 SAN FRANCISCO, 2014-10-24— /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) announced today it has signed agreements to open Old Navy stores in six Middle Eastern countries with franchisees Fawaz A. Alhokair & Co. and Azadea beginning Spring 2015. The first markets include U.A.E., Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. International […]

UK singer-songwriter Katy B performed at Argos’ digital store on Old Street, London to mark Argos’ new campaign launch ‘GET SET GO ARGOS’

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-10-24— /EPR Retail News/ — Last night saw crowds gather to watch platinum-selling UK singer-songwriter Katy B give an exclusive performance at Argos’ digital store on Old Street, London to mark Argos’ new campaign launch. The special event was broadcast live to millions of fans on YouTube and Argos’ Google+ page. Fresh […]

Homebase revealed the number of lights in the average British home has doubled in the last decade, despite homes now being smaller than ever

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-10-24— /EPR Retail News/ — The number of lights in the average British home has doubled in the last decade, despite homes now being smaller than ever. Home enhancement retailer Homebase, has revealed that the number of lights in the home has leapt from just 15 light sources in 2004 to over […]

Argos hosted first UK Google+ Hangout on Air from its digital store

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-10-24— /EPR Retail News/ — Last night (Oct. 22, 2014) saw crowds gather to watch a UK first, as leading digital retail Argos brought music, technology and real-time social media interactivity together by hosting a Google+ Hangout on Air from its digital store on Old Street, London, broadcast to millions through YouTube […]

Waitrose report shows what Brits eat and drink this year

LONDON, 2014-10-24— /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose report shows what we’re eating and drinking this year – based on millions of purchases in shops and online. The Waitrose Food & Drink Report 2014 draws on a year of Waitrose sales and new consumer research, providing a comprehensive view of British behaviour – supported with insight […]

Carrefour opens its 27th hypermarket in Romania

Targu Jiu city, Romania, 2014-10-24— /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Romania opens on October 16th the first Carrefour hypermarket in Targu Jiu city and the 27th in the country. Located in a new shopping centre in Târgu Jiu (Southeast Romania), the new hypermarket has a sales area of 7500 m², a product selection of around 50,000 […]