Haggen partners with Food Lifeline and AgriBeef, Co. to support the Washington Beef Commission’s Beef Counts campaign

Washington State Beef Commission, Double R Ranch and Food Lifeline join with Haggen to provide nourishing beef meals to neighbors in need Bellingham, Wash., 2015-3-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the fourth consecutive year, Haggen has partnered with Food Lifeline and AgriBeef, Co. to support the Washington Beef Commission’s Beef Counts campaign, a joint effort to provide […]

BRC Director General Helen Dickinson comments on the announcement that the Government will examine the structure of the current business rates system

LONDON, 2015-3-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Commenting on today’s announcement that the Government will examine the structure of the current business rates system Helen Dickinson, British Retail Consortium Director General, said: “We very much welcome this further announcement of a complete review of the business rates system. This is, after all, a system that […]

Ahold repurchased 753,700 Ahold common shares in the period from March 9, 2015 up to and including March 13, 2015

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-3-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 753,700 Ahold common shares in the period from March 9, 2015 up to and including March 13, 2015. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €18.0311 per share for a total consideration of €13.59 million. These repurchases were made as part of […]

The H&M Group reports 15% sales increase including VAT in local currencies in February 2015 vs last year’s same month

The H&M Group’s sales including VAT increased by 15 percent in local currencies in February 2015 compared to the same month the previous year. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-3-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the first quarter, i.e. 1 December 2014 to 28 February 2015, sales increased by 15 percent including VAT in local currencies compared to […]

H&M’s new Conscious Exclusive collection shows what can be done with more sustainable materials to create pieces of great individual style

H&M’s new Conscious Exclusive collection shows what can be done with more sustainable materials, using fabrics such as hemp, organic linen and organic leather to create pieces of great individual style. The collection, worn exclusively by actress and humanitarian Olivia Wilde in the campaign, will be available in around 200 H&M stores worldwide on April […]

Associated Food Stores appointed Malinda Boothe CP-FS as Director of Food Safety

Malinda Boothe Joins Wholesaler to Evolve Food Safety Salt Lake City, UT, 2015-3-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Associated Food Stores is taking major strides in the food safety movement. The grocery wholesaler, headquartered in Salt Lake, recently hired Malinda Boothe CP-FS, to fill the position of Director of Food Safety. Boothe will be responsible for developing […]

Klépierre acquires 70 000 sq.m. shopping center located in Madrid, Pleniliunio

PARIS, 2015-3-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Klépierre signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Plenilunio from an entity 100% indirectly owned by the Orion European Real Estate Fund III C.V., a real estate fund sponsored by Orion Capital Managers. Pleniliunio is a leading 70 000 sq.m. shopping center located in Madrid. With a large […]

Starbucks partner at discussion about race in America: The current state of racism in our country is almost like humidity at times. You can’t see it, but you feel it

It began with one voice SEATTLE, 2015-3-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — As racially-charged tragedies unfolded in communities across the country, the chairman and ceo of Starbucks didn’t remain a silent bystander. Howard Schultz voiced his concerns with partners (employees) in the company’s Seattle headquarters and started a discussion about race in America. Despite raw […]

Carrefour partners with the Nicolas Hulot Foundation as part of its “My Positive Impact” campaign to tackle climate change

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2015-3-16 — /EPR Retail News/ —  For 2015 – a year all about climate – Carrefour is joining forces with the Nicolas Hulot Foundation as part of its “My Positive Impact” campaign, supporting innovative solutions developed by SMEs, local authorities and associations for tackling climate change. Carrefour is actively contributing to the fight against […]