Flu shots conveniently available at all Roundy’s pharmacies

CDC urges that it’s not too late to get vaccinated during peak flu season MILWAUKEE, WI, 2014-12-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — As we are in the midst of the flu, and holiday, season, Roundy’s stores – Pick ‘n Save, Copps, Metro Market and Mariano’s – are conveniently making flu shots available at all pharmacies, with […]

RILA: Merchant Financial Cyber Partnership announces the next steps to strengthen the security of the payments system

Partnership Sends Letter To Congress Outlining Cybersecurity Information Sharing Legislation Principles Arlington, VA, 2014-12-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, the Merchant Financial Cyber Partnership announced the next steps for the two industries to continue working together to strengthen the security of the payments system. Launched in February, the Partnership has succeeded in its goal to work […]

IKEA plans to increase the solar array atop its Detroit-area store in Canton, MI

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2014-12-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced plans to increase the solar array atop its Detroit-area store that opened eight years ago in Canton, MI. In September, IKEA began work on a 44,000-square-foot expansion to the store, atop which new panels will be installed beginning Spring 2015, […]

Gap Inc. reported that November 2014 net sales increased 6 percent compared with last year

SAN FRANCISCO, 2014-12-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today reported that November 2014 net sales increased 6 percent compared with last year. Net sales for the four-week period ended November 29, 2014 were $1.72 billion compared with net sales of $1.63 billion for the four-week period ended November 30, 2013. “Old Navy delivered […]

Meijer distributed English and Spanish versions of Simply Cook to its food bank and pantry partners across the Midwest

Retailer’s cook book features recipes with ingredients frequently found on food pantry shelves GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-12-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Responding to a need expressed by its food pantry partners for nutrition education resources, Meijer developed a cook book that features food safety and meal planning tips, as well as basic recipes using ingredients frequently […]

CBRE Group, Inc. forms Occupier Advisory and Transaction Services for occupier clients across the Americas

Los Angeles, 2014-12-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. today announced the formation of Occupier Advisory and Transaction Services to significantly enhance the delivery of transaction related services for occupier clients across the Americas. Occupier Advisory and Transaction Services marshals the talents, resources, and expertise of CBRE’s Brokerage, Transaction Management, Advisory and Portfolio Services […]

CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. announces that Black Friday weekend sales and traffic increased over last year

Amid Reports of Negative National Sales, CBL’s Shopping Centers Continue to Attract Shoppers CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2014-12-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL), announced today that Black Friday weekend sales and traffic increased over last year. In addition to traditional retailers seeing an uptick in sales, photo sales and visits with Santa […]

The Co-operative food store in Wrexham re-opens following a £340,000 transformation

MANCHESTER, UK, 2014-12-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — There are improvements in-store at The Co-operative food store in Wrexham which re-opens today (Thursday, 4 December) following a £340,000 investment to transform the shopping experience for the community. The Co-operative Group is taking a leading role in championing the bid to transform the high street in Wrexham, […]

The Co-operative Food makes £1.5billion three year commitment to support and celebrate British food

MANCHESTER, UK, 2014-12-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Food today (Friday 5 December 2014) made an unequivocal £1.5billion three year commitment to support and celebrate British food. The commitment comes as new consumer research shows that: 90% of shoppers want supermarkets to sell more food from British farms 81 percent of farmers believe retailers should […]

Kingfisher’s Net Positive report wins award for excellence in sustainability reporting at the Building Public Trust Awards

LONDON, 2014-12-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Building Public Trust Awards, now in their 12th year are run by PWC who appoint an independent panel of judges to review every FTSE100 sustainability report.  Kingfisher’s was voted the best. The judges commented on how they could see that sustainability impacts and touches Kingfisher business model and […]