Kevin Johnson appointed as president and chief operating officer Starbucks Corporation

Starbucks board member and former technology executive to join Starbucks management team and lead global operations SEATTLE, 2015-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced it has appointed Kevin Johnson as president and chief operating officer. Johnson has been a Starbucks board member since 2009, and will now take a central operating role […]

Starbucks Corporation reports its financial results for its 13-week fiscal first quarter ended December 28, 2014

Strong Holiday Performance Drives 5% Global Comp Growth, Global Traffic Increases 2% Revenues rise 13% to a record $4.8 billion; EPS of $1.30 includes a gain on the acquisition of Starbucks Japan Record non-GAAP EPS jumps 16% to $0.80 excluding non-routine items Dollars loaded on Starbucks Cards surge 17% year-over-year to a record $1.6 billion […]

CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. President Stephen D. Lebovitz nominated for ICSC Chairmanship

New York, 2015-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) announced today that Stephen D. Lebovitz, president and CEO of CBL & Associates Properties, Inc., has been selected by ICSC’s Board of Trustees nominating committee to serve as the association’s chairman for the 2015–2016 term.  If, as expected, Lebovitz is elected […]

Argos to launch an exclusive UK fashion range with Cherokee

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading digital retailer Argos has announced that it will be launching an exclusive UK fashion range with Cherokee, offering a range of clothing, accessories and footwear for the Autumn / Winter 2015 season. Customers will be able to choose from a range of high quality, stylish and […]

Baltimore, Columbus, Orlando, Phoenix and Sacramento mayors partner with Starbucks to create new opportunities for young adults

SEATTLE, 2015-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The manager of a Baltimore Starbucks struggled to find the right candidates for barista and shift manager jobs in her Southside Marketplace store. “It can be hard to find someone who has that right mix of experience and passion,” said Erica Wertlieb. “I’m looking for candidates who are […]

Tesco launched new interactive platform to boost collaboration, innovation and sustainability across its suppliers

Cheshunt, England, 2015-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has launched a new interactive platform to boost collaboration, innovation and sustainability across its suppliers.  The Tesco Supplier Network will help over 5000 members from across the world share the opportunities and challenges of delivering high quality, affordable and sustainable products to Tesco’s customers.  Members will […]

Kesko rose to the fifth place in the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list

Helsinki, Finland, 2015-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko is the best food and staples retailer and rose to the fifth place in the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list. Kesko is the only Finnish company included in the list every year since it was established in 2005. For the Global 100 list, […]

Sainsbury’s Active Kids crowned two schools the winners of the nationwide Active Kids Superstar Cooks competition

LONDON, 2015-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week, Sainsbury’s Active Kids, in partnership with Diversity star Ashley Banjo and the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF), crowned two schools the winners of the nationwide Active Kids Superstar Cooks competition. Secondary School Wiinner: Abbey Manor, Marinated Lamb Primary School Winner: St. Patricks Primary, Bonfire Night Bangers n […]