ICSC: 76% of the Valentine’s Day shoppers plan to buy their items in-stores while 60% of online buyers will pick them up in-stores

76% will purchase items in-stores, while nearly 60% of online shoppers will pick up their items in-stores NEW YORK, 2015-2-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — With Valentine’s Day upon us, consumers are busy shopping for loved ones. According to the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), this holiday, 33% of adults in the U.S. plan to […]

CarMax named to Training magazine’s Training Top 125 for the eighth straight year

Company Makes List of Best Employee Training Programs for Eighth Consecutive Year RICHMOND, Va., 2015-2-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, has been named to Training magazine’s Training Top 125 for the eighth straight year. CarMax ranks NAo. 61 for 2015. Training Top 125 recognizes organizations for […]

Leading garden centre retailer Homebase now with the largest selection of plants online

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-2-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its ongoing digital developments and in a bid to make gardening more accessible, leading garden centre retailer Homebase is expanding its online offer to include thousands of plants, which will be available to purchase throughout the year from March 2015. This will be complimented […]

UK’s top lawn expert David Hedges-Gower joined forces with Homebase

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-2-12 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The UK’s top lawn expert, David Hedges-Gower has joined forces with leading garden retailer Homebase to offer help and advice to tackle grass that just won’t grow to getting unsightly brown patches back to a perfect shade of green. With over 35 years’ experience of working with […]

Foodstuffs South Island opens new ambient distribution centre in Hornby, Christchurch

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2015-2-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Prime Minister, the Right Honourable John Key, was on hand today to open Foodstuffs South Island’s new ambient distribution centre (DC) in Hornby, Christchurch. The greenfield project essentially connects an additional 31,587m2 to the existing 14,000m2 ambient warehouse at Hornby and consolidates operations from the […]