IKEA advances on the construction of its St. Louis store due to open in 2015

ST. LOUIS, MO, 2014-10-27— /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced that steel erection is underway as part of the construction of its future St. Louis store opening next fall, 2015. Erection of structural steel atop the existing precast concrete parking structure helps frame the shape of the building and […]

AHOLD REPURCHASED 373,464 AHOLD COMMON SHARES FOR € 4.60 MILLION BETWEEN OCTOBER 20 AND OCTOBER 24, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-10-27— /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 373,464 Ahold common shares in the period from October 20, 2014 up to and including October 24, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 12.3224 per share for a total consideration of € 4.60 million. These repurchases were made as part […]

BRC-GOOGLE ONLINE RETAIL MONITOR Q3 2014: Total search volumes for home and garden grew by 15% in the third quarter of 2014 vs same quarter last year

LONDON, 2014-10-27— /EPR Retail News/ — Total search volumes for home and garden grew by 15% in the third quarter of 2014 compared with the same quarter a year earlier. Search volumes on smartphones outpaced search volumes on tablets, with growth of 41% compared with growth on tablets of 22%. BRC Director General, Helen Dickinson, […]

Federated Co-operatives Limited acquires the Affinity Credit Union building on Fourth Avenue South in downtown Saskatoon

Saskatoon, Canada, 2014-10-27— /EPR Retail News/ — Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) has purchased the Affinity Credit Union building on Fourth Avenue South in downtown Saskatoon. The acquisition accommodates increasing talent growth and eases office space demands experienced at its current Home Office located just a half block north on 22nd Street East. FCL is a […]

CBRE Global Corporate Services hosted its fourth annual S.E.E.S Conference in Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, 2014-10-27— /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Global Corporate Services (GCS) held its fourth annual S.E.E.S Conference last week in Atlanta, GA.  The conference, named for the four major service categories of Integrated Facilities Management (Sourcing, Engineering, Energy and Sustainability), highlighted new ideas and innovations in global workplace operations. More than 600 facilities experts from around […]

SM and subsidiaries recognized for excellence in good corporate governance by Hong Kong publication Corporate Governance Asia

Pasay City, Philippines, 2014-10-27— /EPR Retail News/ — Leading Philippine conglomerate SM Investments Corporation(SM) and its subsidiaries were recognized for excellence in good corporate governance by Hong Kong publication Corporate Governance Asia (CG Asia). The 10th Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Awards acknowledges the companies who have taken serious steps to institutionalize Corporate Governance into their businesses. SM Vice […]

New Commissary and Exchange located near the Pittsburgh airport opens

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-10-27— /EPR Retail News/ — The spotlight was on military service members and their families Oct. 21 at the long-anticipated grand opening of the Pittsburgh Area Commissary and Exchange. “This is your commissary. This is your benefit,” Defense Commissary Agency Director and CEO Joseph Jeu told the large gathering of more than 500 people […]