John Standley, Darren Karst and Matt Schroeder of Rite Aid will address the 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, January 14, in San Francisco

Camp Hill, Pa., 2015-1-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) announced today that John Standley, chairman, and chief executive officer; Darren Karst, executive vice president and chief financial officer and Matt Schroeder, group vice president, strategy, investor relations and treasurer, will address the 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, January 14, […]

Jocelyn Konrad promoted group vice president, pharmacy initiatives and clinical services Rite Aid

Camp Hill, Pa., 2015-1-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) announced today that Jocelyn Zazyczny Konrad, currently vice president, healthcare initiatives, has been promoted to group vice president, pharmacy initiatives and clinical services. Konrad succeeds Karen Staniforth, who was recently promoted to the role of chief operating officer at Health Dialog, a subsidiary […]

FINAL November and December J. C. Penney Holiday sales update

Same store sales for the combined November/December period up 3.7 percent; Company narrows fourth quarter sales guidance to upper end of range PLANO, Texas,  2015-1-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today provided a preliminary update on the Company’s performance for the combined nine-week November and December period. The Company reported […]

Kimco Realty Corp. announced transactions activity totaling gross amount of $3.1 billion for the full year 2014

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2015-1-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM), North America’s largest owner and operator of neighborhood and community shopping centers, today announced transactions totaling a gross amount of $999.0 million in the fourth quarter and $3.1 billion for the full year 2014. Highlights for the fourth quarter include the sale of […]

The British Retail Consortium published the seventh issue of its internationally recognised BRC Global Standard for Food Safety

LONDON, 2015-1-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has published the seventh issue of its internationally recognised BRC Global Standard for Food Safety on 7 January 2015, and audits against Issue 7 will begin in July 2015. The BRC Global Standards are internationally recognised as the market leaders setting the benchmark for good manufacturing […]

Retail Industry Leaders Association expressed support for the bi-partisan Save American Workers Act and the Forty Hours Is Full Time Act

Arlington, VA, 2015-1-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — In letters sent to Congress today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) expressed the industry’s support for the bi-partisan Save American Workers Act and the Forty Hours Is Full Time Act. Both the House bill, introduced by Representatives Todd Young (R-IN) and -Dan Lipinski (D-IL), and the Senate […]

The National Retail Federation expressed its strong support for H.R. 30, the Save American Workers Act

NRF Key Votes Bipartisan Bill that Restores the Traditional 40-Hour Workweek WASHINGTON, 2015-1-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today expressed its strong support for H.R. 30, the Save American Workers Act, a bill that would restore the traditional 40-hour workweek standard for health benefits under the Affordable Care Act. NRF sent a […]

Marks and Spencer Group Q3 update: Food business delivered another excellent quarter, significantly outperforming the market by c.3% pts

‘Very good Christmas in Food, difficult quarter in GM’ LONDON, 2015-1-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer made good progress in three of its four key priorities for the year: 1) Food growth Great quarter with strong outperformance of the market: sales +2.8%; +0.1% LFL Record sales, +17% in the key Christmas week New […]

Starbucks global coffee educator Major Cohen hosted master class in coffee in Lima, Peru

SEATTLE, 2015-1-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — César Rivadeneyra’s first memory of coffee begins like many young people who are discovering the beverage for the first time – a quick cup to get going in the morning or while studying  for finals with friends. “I used to think it was too bitter,” he said, recalling […]

Starbucks Corporation to release its first quarter fiscal 2015 financial results after the market close on Thursday, January 22, 2015

SEATTLE, 2015-1-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) plans to release its first quarter fiscal 2015 financial results after the market close on Thursday, January 22, 2015, with a conference call to follow at 2:00 p.m. PT. The conference call will be webcast and can be accessed on the company’s website: http://investor.starbucks.com. A […]

Tesco announces average price reduction of 25% on hundreds of branded products

Simpler, lower, stable prices introduced from 8th January Hundreds of the nation’s favourite branded products are now cheaper at Tesco Average price reduction of 25% New lower prices will apply across all store formats Cheshunt, England, 2015-1-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today cut prices on hundreds of branded products in response to […]

The 500th Walmart Neighborhood Market in US is opening Wednesday, Jan. 7 in Springfield

The new store marks a company milestone New Walmart Neighborhood Market located at East Sunshine Street and Blackman Road Up to 95 jobs created by Springfield Walmart Neighborhood Market Store open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week Local Facebook page: www.facebook.com/walmart3228 SPRINGFIELD, Mo., 2015-1-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — The 500th Walmart Neighborhood […]