Former Camp Pendleton Commissary store director Scott Hill promoted as DeCA’s Zone 18 manager

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-12-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Scott Hill, former Camp Pendleton Commissary, California, store director has been promoted as DeCA’s Zone 18 manager, filling a vacancy left when the zone’s former manager Ken Chastain moved to be DeCA’s Zone 35 manager. The changes took place in August and September. Chastain, who moved in August […]

BRC/SPRINGBOARD FOOTFALL MONITOR NOVEMBER 2014: Footfall was 2.4% down on a year ago

Footfall in November was 2.4% down on a year ago, down on the 0.8% fall in October and below the three-month average of a 1.4% decline. LONDON, 2014-12-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Out-of-Town reported the only rise, 0.8% higher than a year ago and has experienced positive footfall growth for every month to date […]

Magnit’s CEO Sergey Galitskiy named the CEO of the Year by The Moscow Times

Krasnodar, Russia, 2014-12-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sergey Galitskiy, CEO of “Magnit”, Russia’s largest retailer (the “Company”; MICEX and LSE: MGNT) has been named the CEO of the Year by The Moscow Times. Magnit CEO Sergey Galitskiy became the winner in the CEO of the Year Large Company category by Moscow Times, for combined performance, and growth, investment […]

Starbucks: the 10th Little Big Show raised over $25,000 for ArtsFund’s new crowd-funding platform power2give.org/PugetSound

What do crowd-sourcing, community radio, Seattle’s top arts venue and Starbucks have in common? Music! SEATTLE,  2014-12-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the past 20 years Starbucks has been curating its own musical compilations and selling CDs in its stores. And the company’s connection to music goes beyond the four walls of its Starbucks® stores. […]

METRO GROUP acquires 15% stake in Düsseldorf-based start-up retailer Emmas Enkel

Real supplies Emmas Enkel stores Significant acceleration of expansion in German city centres Düsseldorf, Germany, 2014-12-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Emmas Enkel, an emerging corner store and online food retailer, has found a strong partner: METRO GROUP is a new shareholder in the Düsseldorf-based start-up company and now supports its business processes as well as the […]

Walmart kicks off sequence of savings this weekend with lower prices on hundreds of items in stores to celebrate the last number-sequential date this century 12/13/14

Retailer Unveils One-Day Free Shipping Promotion on Dec.11, Shipping Cutoff Dates with Options Up Until Dec. 23 BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2014-12-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Saturday’s date is 12/13/14, the last number-sequential date this century. To celebrate, Walmart is kicking off a sequence of savings this weekend with new, lower prices on hundreds of items in […]

Unibail-Rodamco signs agreement with the city of Hamburg for the urban planning and acquisition of land in Überseequartier

Paris, Amsterdam, 2014-12-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Unibail-Rodamco, Europe’s leading listed commercial property company, has signed an agreement with the city of Hamburg for the urban planning and acquisition of land in Überseequartier. This includes the acquisition of land plots from former owners. The agreement is subject to ratification by the State Parliament of Hamburg. The development project […]