Target Corporation presents its third quarter 2014 Adjusted earnings

Adjusted EPS of $0.54; GAAP EPS of $0.55 Third quarter Adjusted EPS of $0.54 was above the expected range of $0.40 to $0.50. Third quarter U.S. Segment comparable sales growth of 1.2 percent was better than the expected range of flat to 1 percent. Comparable sales reflect third quarter digital sales growth of more than […]

Darty plc names Albin Jacquemont as its new Finance Director

LONDON, 2014-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following the announcement made earlier in July of this year regarding the transfer of the Group finance function to France, Darty plc today announces that it has recruited Albin Jacquemont as its new Finance Director, who will be based in France. Albin joins from Carrefour, the French food […]

Russian food retailer X5 Retail Group N.V. announces that Standard & Poor’s changed the Company’s outlook from stable to positive

Amsterdam, 2014-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or the “Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announced today that Standard & Poor’s (“S&P”) has changed the Company’s outlook from stable to positive and affirmed X5’s long-term corporate rating at B+. As stated in the rating agency’s press-release, “The rating actions […]

Whole Foods Market® joins the Ottawa community with the opening of the Lansdowne Park store

New store is company’s first in Canada’s capital Ottawa, 2014-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market® (Nasdaq: WFM) joined the Ottawa community with the opening of the Lansdowne Park store on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 9 a.m. The natural and organic grocery, located at 951 Bank Street, will provide residents in and around the […]

Whole Foods Market launches new specialty juice and smoothie bar in partnership with clean plant-based nutrition leader Vega

New specialty juice bar to open at Whole Foods Market Cambie VANCOUVER, British Columbia, 2014-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Friday, Nov. 21, shoppers at Whole Foods Market’s Cambie store will get a first look and taste of Cambie Street Juice Co., a new specialty juice and smoothie bar. Whole Foods Market is proudly launching the […]

Apple announced the availability of WatchKit software for developers to start creating apps specifically for Apple Watch

WatchKit Software Tools Now Available to Developers CUPERTINO, California, 2014-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple® today announced the availability of WatchKit, software that gives developers a set of tools to easily create experiences designed specifically for Apple Watch™—Apple’s most personal device ever. Apple has the world’s most vibrant and innovative developer community, and now these developers can begin […]

Meijer Share the Smiles campaign donates up to $400,000 to children’s gift-giving programs throughout the Midwest

Retailer aims to make holiday season bright for hundreds of kids GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is spreading holiday cheer this season by once again donating a portion of customer purchases made in the toy department, up to $400,000, to children’s gift-giving programs throughout the Midwest. “Meijer wants to help […]

Wincor Nixdorf to provide information on wide range of topics relevant to branch transformation at Branch Transformation 2014 conference in London, December 2 to 3, 2014

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retail bank experts from Wincor Nixdorf will discuss new solutions for branch transformation at a specialist conference in London early next month. Branch Transformation 2014 is an exclusive, invitation-only conference hosted by Retail Banking Research (RBR) for around 300 bank executives responsible for developing future branch formats and […]

Co-operative invested £1.2m in St Columb’s Co-operative Food Stores to transform the shopping experience for the community

MANCHESTER, 2014-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Improvements are in-store at The Co-operative Food in the St Columb area of Cornwall following a £1.2m investment in its three stores to transform the shopping experience for the community. The store in St Columb Road was the latest to re-open when the ribbon was cut earlier this […]

New World Howickis supermarket to open on Tuesday 2 December at 8.15am

New World Howickis completing its finishing touches, as the eagerly anticipated supermarket gets ready to open on Tuesday 2 December at 8.15am. North Island, New Zealand, 2014-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — “We are thrilled to bring New World back to the Howick community,” says Angela Bull, Foodstuffs North Island General Manager, Property Development.  “We […]