Argos officially launched its 2014 Christmas Gift Finder – the world’s first swipe-to-like shopping web app

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-11-17— /EPR Retail News/ — Leading digital retailer Argos has this week officially launched its 2014 Christmas Gift Finder – the world’s first swipe-to-like shopping web app, which has already been nominated for an industry award.¹ The Gift Finder was developed by Convert, a new London-based digital agency set up by the award-winning Cheltenham-based […]

Waitrose reopened its Salisbury branch with innovative new features designed as response to customers’ changing shopping habits

Multi-million pound investment in new concept ‘Food & Home’ shop LONDON, 2014-11-17— /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose has reopened its Salisbury branch with a raft of innovative new features. The shop has been designed as an early response to changing shopping habits, ensuring that future retail space is designed to offer customers experiences and services […]

John Lewis Partnership plc announces that its Finance Director Helen Weir has tendered her resignation from the Partnership

LONDON, 2014-11-17— /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis Partnership plc announces that Helen Weir, Finance Director, has today tendered her resignation from the Partnership in order to take up another role. A process to select Helen’s successor will begin immediately. Helen is expected to work her six month notice period and her departure date will […]

Marks and Spencer Group plc announces the appointment of Helen Weir CBE to its Board as Chief Finance Officer

LONDON, 2014-11-17— /EPR Retail News/ — Marks and Spencer Group plc (M&S) announces the appointment of Helen Weir CBE to its Board as Chief Finance Officer. She will take up her appointment on a date to be confirmed. Helen is currently Chief Financial Officer at the John Lewis Partnership. She joined John Lewis in 2012 […]

The H&M Group reports 14% increase in sales including VAT in local currencies in October 2014 compared to the same month last year

Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-11-17— /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M Group’s sales including VAT increased by 14 percent in local currencies in October 2014 compared to the same month last year. The total number of stores amounted to 3,437 on 31 October 2014 versus 3,081 on 31 October 2013. Percentage sales development for the month of November […]

AHOLD REPURCHASED 222,898 AHOLD COMMON SHARES FOR €3.03 MILLION BETWEEN NOVEMBER 10 AND NOVEMBER 14, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-11-17— /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 222,898 Ahold common shares in the period from November 10, 2014 up to and including November 14, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €13.6089 per share for a total consideration of €3.03 million. These repurchases were made as part of the […]

Ahold presents update of the company’s online retail strategy to analysts and investors, November 17-18

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-11-17— /EPR Retail News/ — Today and tomorrow, Ahold’s senior management will present an update of the company’s online retail strategy to analysts and investors. Ahold’s management will announce that the company’s online sales are expected to reach €1.4 billion* by the end of 2014; and the company will present an ambition of […]

CarMax, Inc. to open more than 50 positions for the company’s new store in Warrensville Heights

Retailer Known for Hiring Outside the Auto Industry Accepting Applications for Fifth Ohio Location RICHMOND, Virginia, 2014-11-17— /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is hiring more than 50 positions for the company’s new store in Warrensville Heights. While many retailers are hiring for seasonal positions, CarMax is […]

Wincor Nixdorf selected by Travelex to provide payment processing services for its ATMs for another seven years

Contract renewed thanks to Wincor Nixdorf’s excellent service and ability to ensure high availability Paderborn, Germany, 2014-11-17— /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf, a leading retail and banking IT solutions provider, has been selected by Travelex to provide payment processing services for its ATMs for another seven years and will support Travelex as it undertakes a […]

CBRE Group, Inc. adds CBRE Military to the lineup of networking groups serving its more than 23,000 employees across the U.S.

Los Angeles, CA, 2014-11-17— /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. has added CBRE Military to the lineup of networking groups serving its more than 23,000 employees across the U.S. The group’s mission is to bridge the gap between military life and the corporate world for current and prospective employees with military experience. CBRE Military aims to […]

Applications for Scholarships for Military Children now available at commissaries worldwide

Applications for new season available Dec. 15 FORT LEE, Va., 2014-11-17— /EPR Retail News/ — As the Scholarships for Military Children Program enters its 15th year, more than 8,000 students have shared nearly $13 million in scholarships. Applications for the 2015-2016 school-year awards become available starting Dec. 15 at commissaries worldwide or on the Scholarships for Military Children […]