British Land completed £733 million property exchange transaction with Tesco

LONDON, 2015-3-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land announces it has completed a £733 million property exchange transaction with Tesco.  Under the terms of the transaction, British Land has sold its 50% interest in a joint venture portfolio of 21 stand-alone foodstores to Tesco and acquired Tesco’s 50% interest in two joint venture portfolios […]

Morrisons to stop infrared sensors Intelligent Queue Management systems that determine how many customers are flowing through the store

Morrisons is to stop using the Intelligent Queue Management (iQM) system in stores from today (Monday 23rd March 2015). Bradford, England, 2015-3-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The system was used to determine how many checkouts to keep open at Morrisons supermarkets using infrared sensors that determine how many customers are flowing through the store. Now […]

CBRE Group named to the Companies That Care Honor Roll for the eighth consecutive year

National Award Recognizes Commitment to Employees, Families and Communities Los Angeles, 2015-3-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. today announced it has been named to the Companies That Care Honor Roll for the eighth consecutive year. Companies on the 2015 Honor Roll have demonstrated socially responsible workplace practices and active community involvement, as […]

Chris Tucker’s first full length stand-up comedy special, Chris Tucker Live, to premiere exclusively on Netflix on July 10

Chris Tucker Live To Debut Exclusively on Netflix on July 10 Beverly Hills, Calif., 2015-3-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Actor and comedian Chris Tucker will headline his first full length stand-up comedy special, Chris Tucker Live, premiering exclusively on Netflix on Friday, July 10. Tucker’s stand-up comedy performance will be available to stream in […]

Starbucks focuses on what it means to be a corporate citizen in the 21st century in its 2014 Global Responsibility Report

What is the role and responsibility of a for-profit, public company? SEATTLE, 2015-3-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — In its 14th consecutive year of issuing a Global Responsibility Report, Starbucks offers its perspective on what it means to be a corporate citizen in the 21st century and openly shares its progress and challenges. “I strongly believe […]

Tesco regains sole ownership of 21 superstores in a transaction with British Land

Cheshunt, England, 2015-3-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has regained sole ownership of 21 superstores in a transaction with British Land.  The agreement comes as Tesco continues to strengthen its core UK business. The 21 superstores and associated debt were part of a joint venture between Tesco and British Land and were all subject to […]

Tesco’s new sales data shows that Brits are becoming more adventurous in their taste for fish

Brits are becoming more adventurous in their taste for fish, latest stats can reveal. Cheshunt, England, 2015-3-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Many Brits supposedly lack confidence  when it comes to preparing and eating fish, with a recent industry survey finding that more than half (56 per cent) of adults don’t consume the recommended weekly amount […]

Carrefour Brazil launches the Instituto! a non-profit making corporate philanthropy body to serve the general public interest

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2015-3-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Brazil launches the Instituto! The Instituto Carrefour is set up as a non-profit making corporate philanthropy body and exists to serve the general public interest. Promoting diversity by working in three different areas: raising people’s awareness of Human Rights, facilitating the professional integration of people who require […]

The Defense Commissary Agency presented its 2014 Equal Employment Opportunity Awards

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-3-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Defense Commissary Agency presented its 2014 Equal Employment Opportunity Awards March 3. “As an agency we are dedicated to promoting fairness, objectivity and equality within DeCA’s workforce,” said DeCA Director and CEO Joseph H. Jeu. “Our award winners personify our commitment to equal employment opportunity.” Leader of […]

Defense Commissary Agency seeks new contractor for its deli and bakery services in 22 commissaries

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-3-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Deli and bakery services in 22 commissaries in 12 states face temporary suspension today as the Defense Commissary Agency seeks a new contractor. Six of the 22 commissaries have sushi bars that will also be temporarily suspended. Today’s announcement comes because the agency terminated two deli/bakery service contracts […]