Toys“R”Us, Inc. provides an update on its strategy to improve the company’s operational performance

Leadership Team Outlines Next Phase of Company’s Strategic Plan, Focusing on Further Transforming the Customer Experience, Optimizing e-Commerce, Growing Internationally and Leveraging Its Global Scale to Drive Category Leadership and Differentiation; Company Plans to Take an Aggressive Approach to Right-Sizing the Cost Structure of the Business and Designing a More Streamlined, Efficient Organization WAYNE, NJ, 2015-3-26 […]

Wegmans Food Market to contribute $250,000 in scholarship opportunities over the next five years at Johnson & Wales University

PROVIDENCE, RI, 2015-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Market, a family-owned, 85-store supermarket chain, recently pledged to contribute $250,000 in scholarship opportunities over the next five years at Johnson & Wales University (JWU). Full-time students enrolled in the JWU College of Culinary Arts at the Providence, R.I. campus will be eligible for a Wegmans Scholarship […]

Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. announced the promotion of Jack Clare to the newly created position of Chief Information and Strategy Officer

CANTON, MA, 2015-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, today announced that Jack Clare, 44, has been promoted to the newly created position of Chief Information and Strategy Officer. Mr. Clare, who has served as the Company’s CIO for the past three years, will […]

Ahold repurchased 394,244 Ahold common shares in the period from March 16, 2015 up to and including March 20, 2015

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ —Ahold has repurchased 394,244 Ahold common shares in the period from March 16, 2015 up to and including March 20, 2015. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €18.2141 per share for a total consideration of €7.18 million. These repurchases were made as part of the […]

Morrisons announces changes to reshape its Management Board

Morrisons today (24th March 2015) announces a number of changes to reshape its Management Board. Bradford, England, 2015-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Group Customer Marketing & Digital Director Nick Collard, Group Retail Director Martyn Fletcher, Group Property and Strategy Director Gordon Mowat, Group Logistics Director Neal Austin and Convenience Managing Director Nigel Robertson will step […]

Auchan expresses its total disagreement with Hungarian Competition Office’s EUR 3.5 million fine

The Hungarian Competition Office (GVH) fined Auchan Hungary nearly €3.5 million for abuse of its market position. An accusation that strongly denies the firm. Budapest, Hungary, 2015-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Auchan Hungary was informed on March, 23 of the Hungarian Competition Office (GVH) to be fined HUF1.061 billion (i.e. nearly €3.5 million). “Auchan expresses its total disagreement with the arguments used by […]

Best Buy teams up with youth science and technology education nonprofit FIRST to help low-income teens around US compete in robotics competitions

Richfield, MN, 2015-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Best Buy was among the contributors named by the White House yesterday committing to a $240 million effort to prepare students to excel in the fields of science and technology. Best Buy is teaming up with FIRST, a youth science and technology education nonprofit, to  help low-income teens […]

The Co-operative Food and their Hereford beef supplier, Dunbia honoured with Supply Chain Excellence Award at the biannual Northern Ireland Food and Drinks Awards (NIFDA) 2015

MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Food and their premium Hereford beef supplier, Dunbia have picked up the Supply Chain Excellence Award at the prestigious, biannual Northern Ireland Food and Drinks Awards (NIFDA) 2015. Dunbia supplies all of The Co-operative Food’s own-brand premium “Truly Irresistible” fresh beef, which is all British, as […]

The Dairy Farm Company acquired the Macau-based supermarket operator, San Miu Supermarket Limited

HONG KONG, 2015-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, The Dairy Farm Company, Limited, had acquired the Macau-based supermarket operator, San Miu Supermarket Limited. San Miu operates 15 mass-market supermarkets with an average gross store size of approximately 9,500 sq. ft. The acquisition of San […]

Donation: Harris Teeter presented eight Charlotte, NC schools each with a $5,000 check, for a total of $40,000

Part of Company’s $100K Donation toward Youth Wellness Programming Matthews, NC, 2015-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Monday, March 23, 2015, Store Director Bob Ramsey presented eight local schools each with a $5,000 check, for a total of $40,000, to support Harris Teeter’s commitment to both youth wellness and education.  All eight organizations are within the Charlotte-Mecklenburg […]

Kingfisher issues statement regarding Kingfisher’s potential acquisition of Mr Bricolage

LONDON, 2015-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kingfisher notes the suspension of the shares of Mr Bricolage on the French stock exchange. Kingfisher has been working with the Board and major shareholders of Mr Bricolage in relation to the outstanding condition surrounding Kingfisher’s potential acquisition of Mr Bricolage.  Kingfisher has been made aware that both the majority […]