Rite Aid Corporation announces sales results for November 2014

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2014-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today announced sales results for November. Monthly Sales For the five weeks ended Nov. 29, 2014, same store sales increased 5.1 percent over the prior-year period. November front-end same store sales increased 0.7 percent. Pharmacy same store sales, which included an approximate 232 […]

Rite Aid reduces the price of flu shots by $5 in support of National Influenza Vaccination Week

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Reports Early Signs of Increased Flu Activity, Expects Further Increases in Coming Weeks CAMP HILL, Pa., 2014-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — In support of National Influenza Vaccination Week, Rite Aid is reducing the price of flu shots by $5 to encourage people who have not yet received their annual flu […]

BRC-NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX NOVEMBER 2014: Overall shop prices reported deflation for the nineteenth consecutive month, unchanged at 1.9% in November

LONDON, 2014-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food reported annual deflation for the first time since the series began in December 2006, falling 0.2% in November. Both the fresh and ambient food categories reported annual deflation, falling 0.3% and 0.2% respectively. Non-food deflation slowed marginally to 2.9% in November from 3.1% in October. Helen Dickinson, […]

TAU Investment Management and Gap Inc. announce partnership to promote best-in-class innovations and support the development of more sustainable garment factories across Southeast Asia

Global, Iconic American Company to Become TAU’s First Anchor Brand New York/San Francisco, 2014-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today TAU Investment Management and Gap Inc. announced a partnership to promote best-in-class innovations and support the development of more sustainable, efficient and improved garment factories and mills across Southeast Asia. The launch of this corporate partnership highlights […]

The Home Depot to purchase substantially all of the assets of HD Supply Hardware Solutions

ATLANTA, 2014-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — HD Supply (NASDAQ: HDS) and The Home Depot® (NYSE: HD) today announced they have entered into an agreement for The Home Depot to purchase substantially all of the assets of HD Supply Hardware Solutions, formerly known as Crown Bolt, a leading supplier of fasteners and builders hardware to retailers in the United States. […]

IKEA US to thank its over 14,000 co-workers twice this holiday season

IKEA contributes $2530 into every US full time co-worker’s Tack Retirement Fund – And also gives an UP™ Activity-Tracking Wristband Conshohocken, PA, 2014-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Over 14,000 IKEA co-workers found out this week that IKEA is thanking them twice this holiday season. For full time co-workers, a $2530* contribution has been made into […]

Alliance Boots announces that it has completed the acquisition of 12% stake in Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited in China

Nottingham, UK, 2014-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alliance Boots today announces that it has completed the acquisition of a 12% stake in Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited. The completion follows receipt of government and regulatory approvals. As a result of the investment, Alliance Boots becomes the second largest shareholder of the company with the right to […]

Starbucks introduces Mobile Order & Pay in Portland, Oregon and nationally beginning in 2015

Portland, Oregon, 2014-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks launched Mobile Order & Pay in Portland, Oregon (December 3, 2014) and expects to introduce this feature nationally beginning in 2015. Mobile Order & Pay allows customers to place orders in advance of their visit and pick them up at their chosen Starbucks® store. The mobile ordering experience […]

Starbucks Coffee Company details five-year strategic growth plan at its biennial Investor Day

Company Forecasts Continued Strong Growth and Plans to Launch Mobile Order & Pay and Delivery in the U.S. Identifies High-Value Opportunities in China, India, Japan and Brazil Projects Revenues to Approach $30 Billion in FY2019, up from $16 Billion in FY2014 Announces Transformational Innovations to Extend Starbucks Global Leadership in Coffee, Tea, Retail Store and […]

Tesco research reveals one in seven (14%) Brits feel more under pressure than ever before to have a perfect Christmas

Over 1 in 3 Brits are most conscious of their guests having a good time and being in the festive mood 1 in 6 think they will be judged by guests if they don’t pick a good bottle of wine 1 in 5 men feel pressure to impress in-laws and compete with friends and family, […]