NACS-commissioned alternative fuel vehicles tracking study: Consumers less likely to consider non-gasoline powered vehicle as gas prices continue to decline

​ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2014-12-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Consumers are much less likely to consider a non-gasoline powered vehicle as gas prices continue to decline, according to a new consumer survey examining preferences related to alternative vehicles. Four in five consumers (80%) considering an alternative fuel vehicle say that the primary reason is to save money […]

AHOLD REPURCHASED 2,016,898 AHOLD COMMON SHARES FOR €28.86 MILLION BETWEEN DECEMBER 1 AND DECEMBER 5, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-12-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 2,016,898 Ahold common shares in the period from December 1, 2014 up to and including December 5, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €14.3085 per share for a total consideration of €28.86 million. These repurchases were made as part of the […]

Wegmans Food Markets comes up with the assortment of gluten-free treats now in the bakery departments of all Wegmans stores

ROCHESTER, NY, 2014-12-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mmmm…fresh brownies, cookies, and cupcakes! Who doesn’t love them? But for those living gluten-free, they’re off limits — unless made without gluten ingredients like wheat flour. As those who’ve tried baking with gluten-free ingredients quickly discover, getting outstanding results isn’t exactly a piece of cake! Chefs at Wegmans Food […]

Whole Foods Market opens its new 35,000 square-foot San Jose store at 777 The Alameda (at Stockton)

EMERYVILLE, Calif., 2014-12-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market opens its new 35,000 square-foot San Jose store today at 777 The Alameda (at Stockton). San Jose City Councilmember Pierluigi Oliverio and other community stakeholders join store and regional leaders to host a bread-breaking ceremony at 9:45 a.m. Doors open at 10 a.m. Opening day programming […]

CBRE Group, Inc. acquired IVI International, Inc. and its related companies

Firm Specializes in Consulting, Due Diligence and Advisory Services to the Real Estate Industry Los Angeles, 2014-12-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has acquired IVI International, Inc. (IVI) and its related companies. IVI is an industry leader in providing construction, property condition and environmental consulting, due diligence and […]

A Love Food Hate Waste campaign carried out at The Co-operative’s Porthcawl food store receives support from the Welsh Government

MANCHESTER, UK, 2014-12-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — A Love Food Hate Waste campaign has received support from the Welsh Government in a bid to help families to reduce food waste and save money. A two month pilot programme, carried out at The Co-operative’s Porthcawl food store, saw over 500 customers pledging to make changes to […]

H&M in cooperation with ILO and Swedish Development Agency open first ever Centre of Excellence for the Bangladesh Apparel Industries in Dhaka, Bangladesh

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2014-12-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — In November 2013, H&M introduced a roadmap based on our vision that a fair living wage covering workers and their families basic needs should be paid by all our commercial goods suppliers. As part of the roadmap H&M will support textile workers at our supplier factories to […]

Tesco releases its trading update

Cheshunt, England, 2014-12-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — In recent weeks we have implemented new policies and procedures which will govern our commercial income activities and taken actions to invest in and improve our customer offer. In our interim results on 23 October we highlighted that full year profitability would be impacted by actions we […]

Delhaize Group issues disclosure of the aquisition of treasury shares

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2014-12-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group discloses the information with respect to the acquisition of treasury shares required under the article 207 of the Royal Decree of January 30, 2001 implementing the Belgian Companies Code. Delhaize Group acquired the following number of shares in an off-exchange transaction pursuant to a share […]