Russia’s largest food retailer “Magnit” announces the opening of the new “Magnit Family” stores

Krasnodar, 2014-12-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — PJSC “Magnit”, Russia’s largest food retailer (the “Company”; MICEX and LSE: MGNT), is pleased to announce the opening of the new “Magnit Family” stores. Please be informed that today the Company has opened its 81st and 82nd “Magnit Family” stores. The 81st “Magnit Family” store is located at […]

Equity One, Inc. closes $600 million unsecured revolving credit facility which replaces its existing $575 million facility

North Miami Beach, FL, 2014-12-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Equity One, Inc. (NYSE: EQY), an owner, developer, and operator of shopping centers, announced today that it has closed a $600 million unsecured revolving credit facility which replaces its existing $575 million facility. The new facility, which matures on December 31, 2018, with options to extend the maturity […]

IKEA progresses on the construction of its future St. Louis store

ST. LOUIS, MO, 2014-12-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced that steel framing has progressed far enough that installation of the iconic blue composite panels has begun on its future St. Louis store. Installation of the blue panels is a construction milestone that ensures the store will open Fall […]

Whole Foods Market recognized in 2014 for team member happiness, sustainability, and highest quality standards in the industry

AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-12-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) is thrilled to have been recognized throughout the year by leading organizations and industry groups for its quality standards, team member happiness and customer satisfaction.  From its animal welfare and sustainability standards to the exceptional achievements of its team members, Whole Foods Market is […]

Russian food retailer X5 Retail Group N.V. announces winners of the Nutcracker International Television Contest for Young Musicians

Moscow, 2014-12-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V., (“X5” or the “Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announced today the winners of the Nutcracker International Television Contest for Young Musicians (the “Contest”). The Company acted as a general partner of the 15th running of the Contest, which took place in Moscow from 2 […]

Meijer donates up to $10,000 that will benefit three diaper banks in the Midwest through the Huggies Every Little Bottom program

Retailer’s donation will benefit three diaper banks in the Midwest GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-12-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the second consecutive year, Meijer will donate up to $10,000 and Huggies will donate 150,000 diapers – enough to diaper up to 25,000 babies for a day – to the National Diaper Bank Network this holiday […]

H&M announces that Olivia Wilde will be the face of H&M’s latest Conscious Exclusive campaign

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2014-12-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M is proud to announce that Olivia Wilde, actress and humanitarian, will be the face of H&M’s latest Conscious Exclusive campaign. Olivia, well known for her commitment to sustainability and her engagement for environmental causes will appear in the campaign wearing pieces from the collection. Conscious Exclusive […]

Homebase reveals that Sussex and Surrey are the most lit-up regions in the UK

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-12-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Residents in the South East are the nation’s biggest lovers of Christmas lights, says home enhancement retailer Homebase. Gone are the days of just decorating the tree with a few strings of lights, as Homebase has found that Sussex and Surrey are the most lit-up regions […]

Carrefour launches “Clic Solidaire” operation to help local associations organise food donations in the long term

Belgium, 2014-12-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Between 17 November and 31 December, Carrefour Belgium has pledged to give its support to local associations. The “Clic Solidaire” (Give with a Click) operation helps local associations to organise food donations in the long term. The “Clic Solidaire” operation Carrefour hypermarkets work with local associations on a […]

Walgreens President and CEO Greg Wasson to retire after the close of the second step of the Alliance Boots transaction

Upon transaction close, Chairman James Skinner to become Executive Chairman of Walgreens Boots Alliance and Stefano Pessina, Executive Chairman of Alliance Boots, to serve as Acting CEO, pending board search for successor William Foote will serve as the lead independent director of the Walgreens Boots Alliance board of directors DEERFIELD, Ill., 2014-12-11 — /EPR Retail […]