Inditex Group sales revenue rose by 8% in fiscal 2014; employees to participate in a special profit sharing plan in the next 2 years

Arteixo, Spain, 2015-3-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Group announces a special profit sharing plan under which employees will participate in earnings growth in the next two years The profit sharing scheme will benefit all of the Group’s store, manufacturing, logistics, concepts and subsidiaries employees all over the world, so long as they have been […]

BRC Helen Dickinson: We welcome the official announcement of a ‘radical’ review of the business rates system

LONDON, 2015-3-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Chancellor has used his last budget of this Parliament to reconfirm his commitment to carry out the most “far-reaching” and “radical” review into the business rates system in a generation, kick-starting a process that leads the way to changes to how businesses across England pay the tax. […]

Congress needs to pass a strong and effective federal data breach notification law, National Retail Federation

NRF Concerned over ‘Notice Holes,’ Wants ‘Everyone to Have Skin in the Game’ WASHINGTON, 2015-3-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Congress needs to pass a strong and effective federal data breach notification law that applies to all entities that handle sensitive customer data, the National Retail Federation said today before a congressional panel examining draft […]

NRF presented Congress with achievable solutions to better protect consumers and help businesses prevent cyberattacks and data breaches

NRF Testifies on Congressional and Industry Efforts WASHINGTON, 2015-3-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today presented Congress with practical, commonsense and achievable solutions to better protect consumers and help businesses prevent cyberattacks and data breaches. “We should not be satisfied with simply determining what to do after a data breach occurs,” NRF […]

Albert becomes top player in the Czech market after rebranding 49 SPAR supermarkets and Interspar compact hypers to Albert

Zaandam, The Netherlands, 2015-3-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert finished rebranding the last Interspar compact hyper. This marked the end of an enormous eight-month project in which they successfully rebranded and converted 14 SPAR supermarkets and 35 Interspar compact hypers to Albert. A top player in the market The integration of the SPAR stores makes […]

Giant Food, LLC launches its brand new World Menu line

Enjoy Bold Italian and Asian Flavors at Home by Shopping Giant’s World Menu Line Landover, Md., 2015-3-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Giant Food, LLC is inviting customers to bring tastes from around the world to their dinner tables in just minutes with the launch of its brand new World Menu line. These internationally inspired products, including […]

Product recall: Wegmans Organic Walnut Halves & Pieces 6 oz. tubs due to possible Salmonella contamination

BUFFALO, NY, 2015-3-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — First Source, LLC of Buffalo, New York is voluntarily recalling 3,276 plastic tubs (6 oz.) of Wegmans Organic Walnut Halves & Pieces because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others […]

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. announces Kent B. Foster will retire from its Board of Directors at the end of his term, which concludes on May 15, 2015

PLANO, Texas, 2015-3-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) today announced that Kent B. Foster will retire from its Board of Directors at the end of his term, which concludes on May 15, 2015, at the Company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Foster is a former chairman of Ingram Micro Inc., and […]

Meijer launches SKECHERS concept shop inside the Knapp’s Corner Meijer

Retailer teams up with national shoe brand to enhance experience at Knapp’s Corner Meijer GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-3-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer announced today that it’s continuing to up its fashion game with the spring launch of a SKECHERS concept shop inside the Knapp’s Corner Meijer, roughly one year after the retailer unveiled a […]

Rite Aid Corporation announces intention to offer $1.8 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2023

CAMP HILL, Pa, 2015-3-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) announced today its intention to offer $1.8 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2023 (the “Notes”). Rite Aid intends to use the net proceeds of the offering, together with other available cash, to fund the cash portion of the […]

AT&T, ExxonMobil, Macy’s, Nationwide, Rite Aid, Direct Energy and Hulu join American Express to launch first U.S.-based coalition loyalty program Plenti

Debuting in Spring, Plenti Will Let Consumers Earn and Use Points across a Range of Well-Known Brands in Different Industries NEW YORK, 2015-3-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — AT&T, ExxonMobil, Macy’s, Nationwide, Rite Aid, Direct Energy and Hulu are joining with American Express to launch Plenti, the first U.S.-based coalition loyalty program with well-known brands where […]

Target Corp. launches enhanced return policy; extends the return window to one year from the date of purchase

Enhancements offer added ease and underscore retailer’s commitment to owned and exclusive brands MINNEAPOLIS, 2015-3-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) announced today an enhanced return policy covering all of the retailer’s 32 owned and exclusive brands, which extends the return window to one year from the date of purchase. The retailer also […]