Ten military veterans compete for the opportunity to own 7‑Eleven® franchise without paying the franchise fee

Contestants’ videos on 7‑Eleven Facebook; Final Three to be Interviewed by Company’s CEO DALLAS, 2015-3-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — And now there are 10. Ten military veterans or those soon to leave the U.S. Armed Forces are competing for the public’s favor and the opportunity to own a7‑Eleven® franchise without the expense of a franchise fee. […]

Sainsbury’s Q4 CSR Update: Commitment to sourcing with integrity reinforced through Dairy Development Group Cost of Production model

LONDON, 2015-3-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Commitment to sourcing with integrity reinforced through Sainsbury’s Dairy Development Group Cost of Production model Our values Sainsbury’s 20×20 Sustainability Plan Download related images Announced on Red Nose Day that our customers, colleagues and suppliers helped to raise £11.5 million for Comic Relief, with further funds still due […]

Sainsbury’s: Volume and like-for-like transactions increase across the business as new customers discover our great value

LONDON, 2015-3-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Positive response to price investment as volume and like-for-like transactions increase Download related material Download related images Total Retail sales for fourth quarter down 0.3 per cent (excl fuel), down 2.7 per cent (inc fuel) Like-for-like Retail sales for fourth quarter down 1.9 per cent (excl fuel), down […]

Belk relocates its store at Regency Square Mall to a new 95,000-square-foot fashion store at Atlantic North Shopping Center in Jacksonville, Fla.

Belk at Regency Square Mall will relocate to new 95,000-square-foot store March 11, 2015 CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2015-3-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk is relocating its store at Regency Square Mall to a new 95,000-square-foot fashion store at Atlantic North Shopping Center in Jacksonville, Fla. Atlantic North Shopping Center, a new 61-acre, open-air, mixed-use development, is located […]

Belk opens new 50,000 square foot men’s and kids store at the Cool Springs Galleria in Franklin, Tenn.

Opening of a new 50,000 square foot men’s and kids store CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2015-3-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk announced today that its new standalone men’s and kids store at the Cool Springs Galleria will open on March 11. Belk’s $12.6 million investment in the Cool Springs Galleria project includes the new 50,000-square-foot men’s and kids […]

The H&M Conscious Foundation makes a second donation to the victims and the families affected by the Rana Plaza collapse two years ago

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2015-3-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M Conscious Foundation, an independent non-profit global foundation, today makes a donation to the victims and the families affected by the Rana Plaza collapse two years ago. This is the second donation from the H&M Conscious Foundation. H&M has never had any production at any of […]

NRF called on the Senate to reject legislation that would impose data security rules designed for the banking industry on nonbank businesses

NRF Sends New White Paper to Senate Commerce Committee WASHINGTON, 2015-3-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today called on the Senate to reject legislation that would impose data security rules designed for the banking industry on retailers and other nonbank businesses, citing a new white paper by two former Federal Trade […]

NACS published new primer defining 10 key areas of the convenience store business

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2015-3-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — NACS has published a new primer defining 10 key areas of the convenience store business. “How Convenience Stores Operate and Their Contributions to Communities” provides a starting point for retailers who seek to define their businesses before communities groups and addresses issues including jobs, property values, overnight hours, traffic […]

Sir Philip Green: Retail Acquisitions Ltd takes over BHS Group Ltd

London, 2015-3-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sir Philip Green announces that BHS Group Ltd has been acquired by Retail Acquisitions Ltd with control passing today. Sir Philip says: “I am pleased that we have found a buyer in Retail Acquisitions Ltd who wants to develop the BHS brand. Having acquired the business nearly 15 years ago […]

Whole Foods Market opens its first store in The Woodlands on Wednesday, March 18

Store opens March 18 at Hughes Landing HOUSTON, 2015-3-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first Whole Foods Market store in The Woodlands will open Wednesday, March 18, following a 7:30 a.m. bread-breaking ceremony with remarks from company and local officials. During the ceremony, Jerry Brown, the store’s team leader, and Nona Evans, Whole Kids Foundation, will […]

Harris Teeter donates $100,000 to 20 local elementary, middle and high schools to encourage active lifestyles among students

Company to Give $5,000 to 20 North, South Carolina Schools MATTHEWS, NC, 2015-3-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Harris Teeter announced it will donate $100,000, in increments of $5,000, to 20 local elementary, middle and high schools in an effort to encourage active lifestyles among students. Through this partnership, the company worked each school’s administration […]