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 […]

Wegmans Food Markets opens third Massachusetts store located in Burlington on October 26

BURLINGTON, MA, 2014-10-22— /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets, known for its incredible customer service and restaurant-quality prepared foods, is on a mission to change food shopping in Burlington. And, at 135,000 square feet, they have the space to do just that. Store Manager Kevin Russell and his team of 600 employees have been working […]

Wegmans Food Markets begins recruitment of full-time positions for its new Alexandria store in Fairfax County

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2014-10-22— /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets begins recruitment of full-time positions today for its new Alexandria store in Fairfax County, set to open mid-year in 2015. Available full-time openings include everything from customer service and entry- level management to restaurant and culinary positions. The Alexandria store will employ approximately 550 people, 500 […]

Whole Foods Market’s “Limelight” art exhibit will be at Helium Creative Art Studio in Fort Lauderdale from Oct. 25 through Nov. 21

Opening night reception to benefit Helium Inspires & Whole Kids Foundation FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., 2014-10-22— /EPR Retail News/ — More than 30 pieces of digital, sculpted, painted and photographic art will be on display at Helium Creative Art Studio  in Fort Lauderdale Florida from Oct. 25 through Nov. 21 as part of Whole Foods Market’s […]

Allegro Coffee Roasters to bring new craft coffee experience at Whole Foods Market Berkeley

Allegro Coffee Roasters opens second location at Whole Foods Market Gilman Emeryville, Calif., 2014-10-22— /EPR Retail News/ — On Nov. 4, Allegro Coffee Roasters (ACR) brings a new craft coffee experience to Berkeley. Located inside Whole Foods Market’s new store at 10th and Gilman, ACR connects guests with small lots of specialty coffee and a highly skilled […]

Best Buy opens additional Teen Tech Centers in Seattle, Jersey City, New Jersey, Washington, D.C. and Denver

Washington, DC, 2014-10-22— /EPR Retail News/ — A 12-year-old aspiring inventor created a desk fan for his mom with parts from a broken PC and a cardboard box. Adding a single-throw switch, and wires for the circuit, the fan came alive. Beaming with pride, the boy started his own fan project with a completed prototype and […]

Target Corporation announces new initiatives for the 2014 holiday season

MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-10-22— /EPR Retail News/ — Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) today announced new initiatives for the holiday season centered on irresistible products, unbeatable value and guest-friendly services – including new and enhanced digital tools and free shipping on all Target.com orders now through Dec. 20. “Target is poised to deliver an unparalleled holiday shopping season. We’ve been […]

CBRE Group, Inc. announces the appointment of Brian Stoffers as Global President, Debt and Structured Finance

Los Angeles, 2014-10-22— /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. has appointed Brian Stoffers as Global President, Debt and Structured Finance. Mr. Stoffers, a 30-year veteran of CBRE, previously served as President, Debt & Structured Finance, Americas and Chief Operating Officer, Capital Markets. The appointment is part of CBRE’s overall growth strategy and global unification […]

QVC announces the promotion of Mary Campbell to the position of Executive Vice President, US Commerce Platforms

West Chester, PA, 2014-10-22— /EPR Retail News/ — QVC, the global leader in video and ecommerce retail, today announced the promotion of Mary Campbell to the position of Executive Vice President, US Commerce Platforms. Campbell, who reports to Mike George, president and chief executive officer of QVC, Inc., is responsible for guiding the strategic direction […]

QVC Group tracking stock now trading on NASDAQ under the ticker symbols “QVCA” and “QVCB,” respectively

QVC Group Series A and Series B Common Stock Trade Under the Symbols “QVCA” and “QVCB” West Chester, PA, 2014-10-22— /EPR Retail News/ — QVC, the global leader in video and ecommerce retail, announced that the tracking stock for the QVC Group is now trading on NASDAQ under the ticker symbols “QVCA” and “QVCB,” respectively. QVC’s […]

QVC to again join forces with Lifetime®’s Project Runway All Stars to participate in the fourth season of the popular design competition series

Leading Multimedia Retailer Collaborates for a Second Year with Lifetime®’s Project Runway All Stars Premiering October 30 at 9 PM ET QVC Sponsors Accessory Wall and a Special QVC Challenge WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2014-10-22— /EPR Retail News/ — QVC, home to the latest and greatest collections from well-known fashion designers and stylists, will once again join forces […]

Carrefour group appoints Alessandra GIROLAMI Head of Financial Communications

PARIS, 2014-10-21— /EPR Retail News/ — Alessandra GIROLAMI has been appointed Head of Financial Communications of Carrefour group, effective today. Previously Director of Investor Relations, Alessandra GIROLAMI succeeds Reginald GILLET, who is becoming Financial Control Director of Carrefour China. Alessandra GIROLAMI, 37 years old, began her career in 2000 at ABN AMRO in London as […]

RILA to join federal officials and leading cybersecurity C-suite executives at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to close the market in celebration of National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Arlington, VA, 2014-10-21— /EPR Retail News/ — Tuesday, The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) will join a group of federal officials and leading cybersecurity C-suite executives and experts across retail, financial services and corporate America at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to close the market in celebration of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). Convened by the National […]

Kesko announced its 2015 financial reporting calendar

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-10-21— /EPR Retail News/ — The 2015 calendar for Kesko Group’s financial reporting concerning the years 2014 and 2015 is the following: Year 2014 financial statements release 10 February 2015 Year 2014 Annual Report (incl. the financial statements and the report by the Board of Directors) Week 12 Year 2015 3-month interim report 28 […]

The John Lewis Partnership appoints Keith Hubber General Counsel and Company Secretary

LONDON, 2014-10-21— /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership announces that Keith Hubber has been appointed General Counsel and Company Secretary with effect from 1 February 2015. Keith is an experienced Corporate Lawyer and Company Secretary. He joins us from BG group where he has spent 13 years, first as a corporate lawyer and […]

Sainsbury’s announces their ‘Super Toy Sale’ where all toys will be available for up to half price!

Christmas is an expensive time of year for families and Sainsbury’s is helping customers across the nation save a whopping £13 million on Christmas gifts this year. Up to half price on ALL toys including big brands. Don’t miss out! Sainsbury’s helps parents make super savings on quality toys LONDON, 2014-10-21— /EPR Retail News/ — […]

Tesco and Keep Scotland Beautiful launched community grant scheme which will see communities across Scotland benefit from the proceeds of the carrier bag levy

Tesco partners with Keep Scotland Beautiful to launch environmental grant scheme £50,000 to be distributed to 200 groups across the country Cheshunt, England, 2014-10-21— /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco and environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful have launched a community grant scheme which will see communities across Scotland benefit from the proceeds of the carrier bag levy […]

METRO GROUP achieves sales target for the entire financial year 2013/14

Sales at METRO GROUP climbed by 1.3% in financial year 2013/14 after adjustment for portfolio changes and currency effects Like-for-like sales increased by 0.1% after totalling -1.3% in the previous year; sales guidance achieved Q4 2013/14: all sales lines generated higher like-for-like sales; considerable trend improvement at Media-Saturn Earnings outlook confirmed METRO GROUP’s Christmas business […]

Walgreens announces the availability of Apple Pay at Walgreens and Duane Reade drugstores nationwide

Customers can now use the convenience of Apple Pay when shopping at Walgreens and Duane Reade drugstores DEERFIELD, Ill., 2014-10-21— /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced the availability of Apple Pay at Walgreens and Duane Reade drugstores nationwide. Apple Pay makes the check-out process for customers convenient and simplified. “Customer experience […]

Amazon.ca announces its 2014 Holiday Toy List featuring some of this season’s newest and popular toys

A curated list of top-rated and popular toys, the Amazon.ca Holiday Toy List is a one-stop destination where customers can explore holiday gifts for children of all ages This holiday season, Amazon.ca will have twice as many toy deals than ever before with deals on top toy brands such as Melissa & Doug, Fisher-Price, VTech, […]

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 […]