John Lewis to open new 638,000 sq feet distribution centre in Milton Keynes

MILTON KEYNES, UK, 2015-2-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis has announced that it will open a new distribution centre (DC) in Milton Keynes, to support the growth of its omnichannel business in both shops and online. John Lewis has signed a 25-year lease on the 638,000 sq feet warehouse. The DC will support […]

Harris Teeter will collect non-perishable food items in all of its Mecklenburg County stores to benefit Loaves & Fishes

Mecklenburg County, NC, 2015-2-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 through Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, Harris Teeter will be collecting non-perishable food items in all of its Mecklenburg County stores to benefit Loaves & Fishes, a food pantry program which provides a week’s worth of nutritious groceries at no cost to individuals and […]

Co-operative Food stores across Wales to stock new range of longer-life reusable carrier bags to raise bags more cash for good causes

MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-2-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Food pledges to reinvest the profits from its entire carrier bag range in Wales to good causes. A move that is in addition to the money raised by The Co-operative through the existing statutory 5p charge on single-use bags, which is supporting conservation programmes in Wales. Co-operative […]

CBRE Group, Inc announces the launch training program for brokerage professionals

Los Angeles, 2015-2-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. today announced the launch of an innovative broker training video and resource center specifically designed and aimed at understanding and promoting sustainable aspects of commercial real estate assets. CBRE’s training program will be offered to the Company’s more than 2,900 U.S. brokerage professionals. A preview video […]

CBRE research: Canada is the unrivaled global investor in U.S. real estate

Norway, China, Japan and Germany Major Players in U.S. Market ​Los Angeles, 2015-2-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Canada is the unrivaled global investor in U.S. real estate with nearly $10 billion of direct investments in 2014—ahead of Norway, China, Japan and Germany—according to the latest research from CBRE. Global direct investment in U.S. real estate […]