Rite Aid Corporation to offer $1.8 billion aggregate principal amount of 6.125% senior unsecured notes due 2023 to fund its acquisition of EnvisionRx

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2015-3-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) announced today the terms of an offering of $1.8 billion aggregate principal amount of 6.125% 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 […]

Rite Aid Corporation to release financial results for its Fiscal 2015 Fourth Quarter ended Feb. 28, 2015 on Apr. 8, 2015

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2015-3-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) said today that it will release financial results for its Fiscal 2015 Fourth Quarter, which ended Feb. 28, 2015, on Wednesday, Apr. 8, 2015. The company will hold an analyst call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time with remarks by Rite Aid’s management team. […]

Whole Foods Market will open its newest Morris County location on April 22

Morristown, N.J., 2015-3-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market will open its newest Morris County location, at 110 Washington Street in Morristown, New Jersey, on Wednesday, April 22. The grocer’s 13th New Jersey store will serve as a gathering place for local residents, providing them with an unrivaled selection of high quality natural and organic goods, […]

Greenpeace names H&M as a Detox Leader when releasing its Detox Catwalk

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-3-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Greenpeace names H&M as a Detox Leader when releasing its Detox Catwalk, showing how effectively major fashion brands are removing toxic chemicals from their supply chain and tackling water pollution. Greenpeace states that “H&M’s action on toxic-free fashion puts it firmly at the head of the pack” […]

Lowe’s Heroes employee volunteers kicked off the spring season by removing snow and brightening spirits at Boston’s Leahy-Holloran Community Center

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2015-3-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — This winter has been one of the harshest on record, and for many communities, the first day of spring will still be covered in snow. No city has been more impacted than Boston as residents have experienced one of the snowiest winters in recorded history. This week, Lowe’s Heroes […]

Toys“R”Us, Inc. to hold presentation for the investment community on March 24

WAYNE, NJ, 2015-3-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced that it will hold a presentation for the investment community on Tuesday, March 24 at 1:30pm ET, hosted by Antonio Urcelay, Chairman and CEO, Toys“R”Us, Inc., Hank Mullany, President, Toys“R”Us, U.S., and Mike Short, Chief Financial Officer, Toys“R”Us, Inc. During the event, executives will […]

Toys“R”Us, Inc. names Reg McLay as Senior Vice President, Babies“R”Us Business effective March 30

WAYNE, NJ, 2015-3-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced that it has named Reg McLay as Senior Vice President, Babies“R”Us Business, effective Monday, March 30. In this role, Mr. McLay will lead the Babies“R”Us merchandising team in the U.S. in driving product innovation, as well as differentiation in services and offerings across its […]

Home Retail Group appoints Echo Lu as Managing Director for Homebase

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-3-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Home Retail Group has announced the appointment of Echo Lu as Managing Director for Homebase, one of the UK’s leading home enhancement retailers. Echo has significant experience in retailing both in the UK and Asia, and will take up her new position on 20th April. Echo joins […]

The Irish Cancer Society and Home Retail Group partner to raise €150,000 by March 2017 for Daffodil Centre Nurses and Daffodil Centres throughout Ireland

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-3-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Irish Cancer Society has today announced a brand new partnership with the Ireland’s leading home and general merchandise retailer, Home Retail Group, owner of Argos, Homebase and Habitat. The partnership will engage 1,600 Home Retail Group colleagues and customers across Ireland through a range of fundraising […]

Starbucks and Tingyi Holding Corp. partner to manufacture and expand the distribution of Starbucks ready-to-drink products throughout mainland China

SEATTLE/HONG KONG, 2015-3-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) and Chinese leading food and beverage producer Tingyi Holding Corp. (“Tingyi”) (0322.HK) announced today they have entered into an agreement to manufacture and expand the distribution of Starbucks ready-to-drink (RTD) products throughout mainland China. According to the agreement, Starbucks will be responsible for providing coffee […]

Starbucks Corporation’s Board of Directors declared two-for-one stock split; trading on a split-adjusted basis begins on April 9, 2015

Infographic SEATTLE, 2015-3-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a two-for-one stock split. Shareholders of record as of March 30, 2015 will receive one additional share for each share held on the record date. The new shares will be payable on April 8, 2015. Starbucks common […]

Starbucks AGM: record financial results as the company heads toward achieving a $100 billion market cap

Reaffirms Seven Strategies to Grow Market Cap to $100 Billion Previews New Delivery Options through “Green Apron” Delivery Service to Debut in New York City; Announces Third-Party Delivery Through Agreement with Postmates Continues to Double Down on Investments in its People, Including $233 Million in Healthcare Benefits and $210 Million in Bean Stock in FY14 […]

Tesco introduces Indo-Chinese food to its stores

Cheshunt, England, 2015-3-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s all the rage in the Indian sub-continent and since arriving in Britain a few years ago this cult cuisine has inspired a growing number of adventurous upmarket restaurants across the UK. Now Indo-Chinese food is to launch in UK supermarkets for the first time when Tesco introduces […]