Sampling event: two new flavors of KIND bars in participating Starbucks stores beginning April 6

On April 6, customers may try a complimentary KIND bar during a national sampling event, while supplies last, in participating Starbucks stores SEATTLE, 2015-4-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — With busy lifestyles on the rise, more people want snacks that are both wholesome and portable. Health experts recommend eating balanced mini meals throughout the day […]

IKEA officially plugged-in expanded solar energy array atop its Boston-area store in Stoughton, MA

STOUGHTON, MA, 2015-4-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in an expanded solar energy array atop its Boston-area store that opened nine years ago in Stoughton, MA. The 51,516-square-foot solar panel addition consists of a 318-kW system built with 1,248 panels, and will produce 385,900 kWh more of […]

Delhaize Group discloses information about the acquisition of treasury shares

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-4-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group discloses information with respect to the acquisition of treasury shares in accordance with Belgian law. Delhaize Group has recently acquired the following number of shares on Euronext Brussels pursuant to a share buy-back program with a Belgian credit institution for the purchase of Delhaize Group shares […]

Delhaize Group announces the nominations of Mrs. Dominique Leroy and Mr. Patrick De Maeseneire to become independent members of the Board of Directors

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-4-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group is pleased to announce the nominations of Mrs. Dominique Leroy and Mr. Patrick De Maeseneire to become independent members of the Board of Directors. At the Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting, to be held on May 28, 2015, the Board of Directors of Delhaize Group will propose the […]

Ahold updates on its share buyback program from March 30, 2015 up to and including April 3, 2015

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-4-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 120,000 Ahold common shares in the period from March 30, 2015 up to and including April 3, 2015. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 18.4048 per share for a total consideration of € 2.21 million. These repurchases were made as […]

British Retail Consortium subsidiary On-Pack Recycling Label Ltd short-listed as a finalist in the 2015 National Recycling Awards

LONDON, 2015-4-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — The On-Pack Recycling Label Ltd has been short-listed as a finalist in the 2015 National Recycling Awards, recognising the increasing contribution the labelling system makes in promoting recycling in the UK. As the not-for-profit scheme enters its seventh year of operations it’s celebrating double recognition for its work. […]

Rite Aid Corporation announces March sales results; 4.3 percent up over the prior-year period

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2015-4-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today announced sales results for March. Monthly Sales  For the four weeks ended March 28, 2015, same store sales increased 4.3 percent over the prior-year period. March front-end same store sales increased 2.5 percent. Pharmacy same store sales, which included an approximate 167 […]

Meijer to invest $50M in extensive remodel projects for four supercenters in Kettering, Miami Township, Englewood and Beavercreek

Extensive remodeling project for four Meijer stores will feature intuitive store design along with expanded food, apparel selections GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-4-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an effort to further enhance its customer shopping experience, Meijer will invest nearly $50 million in extensive remodel projects for four supercenters located in Kettering, Miami Township, Englewood and […]

Defense Commissary Agency begins its scheduled roll out of Wi-Fi access to its stateside stores

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-4-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wi-Fi access for commissary patrons is coming to stateside stores as the Defense Commissary Agency begins its scheduled roll out of the online service. Through the Commissary Patron Internet Mobile System, or CPIMS, the agency will gradually open customer Wi-Fi access initially at all stateside commissaries to […]