Rite Aid sales results for October: same store sales up 5.5%; front-end same store sales up 2% and Pharmacy same store sales increased 7.1%

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2014-10-31— /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today announced sales results for October. Monthly Sales For the four weeks ended Oct. 25, 2014, same store sales increased 5.5 percent over the prior-year period. October front-end same store sales increased 2.0 percent. Pharmacy same store sales, which included an approximate 228 […]

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. to release its third quarter 2014 financial results on November 12

Conference Call and Webcast at 4:30 p.m. ET PLANO, Texas, 2014-10-31— /EPR Retail News/ —  J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced today that it will release its third quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, November 12 at 4:00 p.m. ET. This will be followed by a live conference call and webcast conducted by Chief Executive […]

Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft will return to Grand Rapids on July 20-26, 2015 at Blythefield Country Club

Excitement builds for 2015 on heels of successful inaugural tournament GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-10-31— /EPR Retail News/ — After a successful inaugural tournament that generated $600,000 for food pantries across the Midwest, the Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft will return to Grand Rapids in 2015 for another week of community events and the best women golfers […]

7‑Eleven® invites customers in its second “pay-it-forward” pizza campaign this Halloween weekend

Retailer Invites Customers to Pay it Forward with Pizza PORTLAND, Ore., 2014-10-31— /EPR Retail News/ — Halloween can be a scary holiday for kids. But not having enough food is even scarier for too many kids in the greater Portland and Vancouver, Wash., areas. Local 7‑Eleven® stores are inviting residents to do something about it this Halloween […]

Toys“R”Us®’s annual resource for wishers and wish-granters The Great Big Christmas Book has arrived!

Toys“R”Us Welcomes Families to Build Christmas Wish Lists and Experience the Hottest Toys of 2014 at “Ultimate Wish Saturday” Events in November; The World’s Greatest Toy Store™ Makes it Easy to Give the Gift of Play this Holiday Season with Price Match Guarantee, Free In-Store Pickup, Better-Than-Ever Rewards“R”Us Loyalty Program and Free Shipping Offers WAYNE, […]

Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. to host new educational webinar as part of its Diversity in Franchising Initiative in partnership with NAACP

Canton, MA, 2014-10-31— /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, announced that it will host a new educational webinar as part of its Diversity in Franchising Initiative in partnership with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). The goal of the initiative, which […]

PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market partner to bring PBS KIDS’ line of educational and earth-friendly toys exclusively to the supermarket’s customers this holiday season

Proceeds from toy sales will directly support the development of children’s educational media and Whole Kids Foundation AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-10-31— /EPR Retail News/ — PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) announced a partnership today that will bring PBS KIDS’ line of educational and earth-friendly toys exclusively to the supermarket’s customers this holiday season. Starting this […]

Whole Foods Market names Guy Cameron as brew master for its new San Jose store’s microbrewery called Mission Creek Brewing Company

Emeryville, Calif., 2014-10-31— /EPR Retail News/ — When it opens on December 9, Whole Foods Market San Jose (777 The Alameda) will house the company’s first on-site microbrewery and tap room in California, and the second on-site microbrewery company wide. The brewery and tap room will be called Mission Creek Brewing Company. Guy Cameron, formerly of Russian […]

Whole Foods Market opens its new Berkeley store at 1025 Gilman Street on Nov. 4

New store opens Nov. 4 at 10th and Gilman EMERYVILLE, Calif., 2014-10-31— /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market opens its new Berkeley store, at 1025 Gilman Street, on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Store and regional leaders will host a bread-breaking ceremony and will present a check to Berkeley USD Gardening & Cooking program. The bread breaking takes […]

Meijer partnered with GE Lighting to help shoppers navigate the many options on switching to energy-efficient lighting

Meijer partners with GE Lighting to educate customers, provide solutions as traditional bulbs begin disappearing from retail shelves GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-10-31— /EPR Retail News/ — Shoppers who get ready for their annual trip to buy light bulbs due to the end of daylight saving time may be in for a surprise this year as traditional […]