NRF joined with other organizations in filing amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in the Nestle Dreyer case

NRF Joins Other Business Organizations in Support of Nestle Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, Inc. WASHINGTON, 2015-1-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation joined with other business organizations today in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in the Nestle Dreyer case. The case before the […]

BRC-KPMG Retail Sales December 2014: UK retail sales declined by 0.4% vs December 2013

LONDON, 2015-1-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — UK retail sales declined by 0.4%, on a like-for-like basis from December 2013, when they had increased 0.4% on the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 1.0%, against a 1.8% rise in December 2013. This is the slowest December growth since December 2008. Adjusted for […]

BRC-KPMG Online Retail Sales December 2014: Sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 7.0% in December versus a year earlier

LONDON, 2015-1-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 7.0% in December versus a year earlier. In December 2013, online sales rose by 19.2% over the previous year. In December, online sales represented 17.0% of total Non-Food sales, against 16.0% in December 2013. Health & Beauty and Household […]

University of Saskatchewan student Danean Edgar selected for Co-op’s Excellence in Ag program in 2014

Saskatchewan, Canada, 2015-1-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — A career in agriculture presents opportunities in science, marketing and entrepreneurship. No one knows that more than Danean Edgar, a first year Agribusiness student at the University of Saskatchewan. Edgar was one student selected for Co-op’s Excellence in Ag program in 2014. “Science in agriculture is vital with […]

Baskin-Robbins announced it seeks qualified candidates for new or existing ice cream shop in the San Diego and Los Angeles areas

CANTON, MA, 2015-1-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is seeking entrepreneurs in Southern California who would like the exclusive scoop on how to own their very own Baskin-Robbins franchise. The brand is currently seeking qualified candidates who are interested in owning and operating a new or existing […]

Dunkin’ Brands Group U.S. franchisees opened 422 net new Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins restaurants in U.S. during 2014

For the year, Company’s franchisees added total of 422 net new Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins Restaurants in U.S. CANTON, MA, 2015-1-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, announced today that in 2014 its U.S. franchisees opened a total of 422 net new Dunkin’ […]

World’s premier obstacle race company Spartan Race and Whole Foods Market announced partnership

Spartan Race ‘Food of the Day’ Fueled by Whole Foods Market AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-1-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Spartan Race, the world’s premier obstacle race company, announced today that it is partnering with Whole Foods Market, the world’s leading natural and organic foods supermarket, on its Spartan Race “Food of the Day” platform in early […]

Limited production wines that will be featured in Wine Club by Whole Foods Market now available to order for January through March delivery

Shipment includes six carefully curated wines from across the globe AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-1-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The latest shipment of six high quality, limited production wines that will be featured in Wine Club by Whole Foods Market is now available to order for January through March delivery. This shipment includes wines from California, Spain, Argentina, […]

Rite Aid Corporation announced the completion of an amendment and extension of its existing senior secured credit facility

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2015-1-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today announced the completion of an amendment and extension of its existing senior secured credit facility, including an increased borrowing capacity of up to $3.0 billion, or up to $3.7 billion when the company repays its 8.00% Senior Secured Notes due 2020 in […]

Wincor Nixdorf and Dutch service provider Jutten Simulation announce partnership over cashiers training at NRF, New York

Paderborn, Germany, 2015-1-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf, a global leader in the provision of IT solutions for banks and retailers, is establishing a cooperation with the Dutch service provider Jutten Simulation, a specialist in the development of online training programs for retail employees. The two companies signed their partnership agreement at NRF, […]

Wincor Nixdorf to present updates to its Mobile and Kiosk POS, Cash Management and Software at the NRF Conference & Expo in New York

New hardware and software helps retailers streamline activities and deliver a seamless shopping experience to consumers Paderborn, Germany, 2015-1-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf, a global leader in advanced retail and banking IT solutions, today announced updates to four of its products that are used by retailers to automate their point of sale, […]

Dollar Tree, Inc. updates regarding the status of the Federal Trade Commission’s review of its pending Family Dollar Stores, Inc. acquisition

Expects Agreement with Federal Trade Commission Staff on Number of Divestitures by End of January 2015 Expects to Complete Financing for the Merger in February 2015 CHESAPEAKE, VA, 2015-1-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), the nation’s leading operator of discount variety stores selling everything for $1 or less, today provided the following […]