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 to help curb appetite and to help fuel the body.

“When done right, snacking helps to keep your energy up throughout the day with the added bonus of providing more opportunities to sneak in more nutrients throughout the day. Exercise is one important element to a healthy lifestyle so it’s essential to have energy from balanced meals and snacks to properly fuel your body to work out,” said Keri Glassman, a nationally recognized nutritionist and author of The New You and Improved Diet.

Here are three ways to incorporate smart snacking into the day:

Boost Energy

Most people report feeling tired and sluggish in the afternoon. Look for a snack that has at least 5 grams of fiber and protein. “I recommend a KIND® Nuts & Spices Salted Caramel & Dark Chocolate Nut bar, now available at Starbucks,” Glassman said. “This bar has 6 grams of fiber, 5 grams of protein and 5 grams of sugar with no artificial sweeteners or sugar alcohols. Pair the KIND bar with a Starbucks Flat White or an Iced Caffé Latte for an added calcium boost to create a complete snack.”

Sharpen Focus

Pair a Teavana Earl Grey Black Loose-Leaf Tea with a KIND® Fruit & Nut Almond Coconut Chai Cashew bar. “Caffeine has been shown to produce a better ability to focus, improving both speed and accuracy,” she said.

Fuel Workouts

The best time to exercise is the late afternoon or early evening, when physical performance is usually best and the risk of injury least, according to Michael Smolenskey, author of The Body Clock Guide to Better Health. “For a light offering that can energize your workout, try an Evolution Fresh Sweet Greens with Lemon Cold Pressed Juice, a great way hydrate. Add a pre-workout snack like Greek yogurt to help you power through a sweat session,” said Glassman.

As part of Starbucks commitment to offer a wide assortment of wholesome and convenient foods, beginning April 6 customers may enjoy two new flavors of KIND bars available in U.S. company operated and participating licensed Starbucks stores: a KIND® Fruit & Nut Almond Coconut Cashew Chai bar and a KIND® Nuts & Spices Salted Caramel & Dark Chocolate Nut bar. KIND® bars are great for eating on the go and are gluten free.

Keri Glassman is a paid consultant of KIND.

For more information on this news release, contact us.

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

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

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 electricity annually for the store. This solar expansion sits atop a 58,575-s.f. store extension completed last summer. Now, IKEA Stoughton’s total 908.8-kW solar installation of 5,468 panels will generate 1,080,900 kWh of clean electricity yearly, the equivalent of reducing 745 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2), eliminating the emissions of 157 cars or powering 103 homes (calculating clean energy equivalents at www.epa.gov/cleanenergy/energy-resources/calculator.html).

For the development, design and installation of this store’s enhanced solar power system, IKEA contracted with Gehrlicher Solar America Corp., a leading solar energy system integrator in the Americas and a company of the multinational M+W Group.

“We are pleased our newly expanded store created the opportunity to expand the rooftop solar array,” said Anton van Dongen, store manager. “We are proud to make this investment, to grow our local sustainable footprint, and to contribute to the IKEA goal of energy independence.”

Expanding this array contributes to the IKEA solar presence of nearly 90% of its U.S. locations with a total generation goal of 40 MW. IKEA owns and operates each of its solar PV energy systems atop its buildings – as opposed to a solar lease or PPA (power purchase agreement) – and globally has allocated $1.8 billion to invest in renewable energy through 2015, reinforcing its confidence and investment in solar photovoltaic technology. Consistent with the goal of being energy independent by 2020, IKEA has installed more than 700,000 solar panels on buildings across the world and owns approximately 157 wind turbines in Europe and Canada, with 104 more being built in the U.S. Other IKEA arrays have been expanded too.

IKEA, drawing from its Swedish heritage and respect of nature, aims to minimize impacts on the environment. Globally, IKEA evaluates locations regularly for conservation opportunities, integrates innovative materials into product design, works to maintain sustainable resources, and flat-packs goods for efficient distribution. Specific U.S. efforts include: recycling waste material; incorporating energy-efficient HVAC and lighting systems, recycled construction materials, skylights in warehouse areas, and water-conserving restrooms. Operationally, IKEA eliminated plastic bags from the check-out process, phased-out the sale of incandescent bulbs, facilitates recycling of customers’ compact fluorescent bulbs, and by 2016 will sell only L.E.D. IKEA also has installed EV charging stations at 13 stores, with plans for more locations.

Located on 27 acres along Route 24 near Central Street (Exit 19B), the 415,575-s.f. IKEA Stoughton opened in November 2005, and employs approximately 400 coworkers. In addition to 10,000 exclusively designed items, IKEA Stoughton presents 50 different room-settings, three model home interiors, a supervised children’s play area, and a 450-seat restaurant. Other family-friendly features include a ‘Children’s IKEA’ area in the Showroom, baby care rooms, play areas throughout the store, and preferred parking. IKEA Stoughton was awarded LEED certification by the U.S. Green Building Council and hosts a green roof atop the store adjacent to where the solar panels were installed originally, as well as the expanded array now completed.

Since its 1943 founding in Sweden, IKEA has offered home furnishings of good design and function at low prices so the majority of people can afford them. There are currently more than 360 IKEA stores in 47 countries, including 40 in the U.S. IKEA incorporates sustainability into day-to-day business and supports initiatives that benefit children and the environment. For more information see IKEA-USA.com, @IKEAUSA, @IKEAUSANews, or IKEAUSA on Facebook, Youtube, Instagram and Pinterest.

Contact: Brian Gott, (781) 344-5158, x1336
email: Brian.Gott@IKEA.com

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 in order to satisfy exercises of stock options:

Purchase date Number of shares purchased Average unit purchase price

(in €)

Lowest unit purchase price

(in €)

Highest unit purchase price

(in €)

March 25, 2015 110 000 84.18 83.87 84.85
March 26, 2015 50 000 82.59 82.16 83.27

More information on the company’s share buyback program can be found on the website www.delhaizegroup.com.

» Delhaize Group 

Delhaize Group is a Belgian international food retailer present in seven countries on three continents. At the end of 2014, Delhaize Group’s sales network consisted of 3 402 stores. In 2014, Delhaize Group recorded €21.4 billion ($28.4 billion) in revenues and €89 million ($118 million) net profit (Group share). At the end of 2014, Delhaize Group employed approximately 150 000 people. Delhaize Group’s stock is listed on NYSE Euronext Brussels (DELB) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEG).

This press release is available in English, French and Dutch. You can also find it on the website http://www.delhaizegroup.com. Questions can be sent to investor@delhaizegroup.com.

» Contacts

Investor Relations: + 32 2 412 2151

Media Relations: + 32 2 412 8669

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 appointment of Mrs. Dominique Leroy and Mr. Patrick De Maeseneire as directors for a term of four years.

Mrs. Leroy has been Chief Executive Officer of Belgacom SA and member of the Board of Directors of Belgacom SA since January 2014. She began working at Belgacom as Vice President Sales for the Consumer division in October 2011. In June, 2012, Dominique Leroy held the position of Executive Vice President of the Consumer Business Unit of Belgacom and member of the Management Committee of Belgacom Group. Prior to Belgacom, Mrs. Leroy worked for 24 years at Unilever. She was Managing Director of Unilever Belux and member of Unilever’s Benelux management committee. She previously held various positions in marketing, finance and customer development.

Mrs. Leroy is independent Board Member at Lotus Bakeries. Mrs. Leroy holds a degree in Business Engineering from the Solvay Business School of Brussels University (ULB).

Mr. De Maeseneire has been Chief Executive Officer of Adecco S.A. since June 1, 2009.  Between 1998 and 2002, Mr. De Maeseneire held leading positions within the Adecco Group, starting as country manager for the Benelux region before leading the Adecco Group’s worldwide professional staffing business from New York. Mr. De Maeseneire started his professional carrier in 1980 at Arthur Andersen (Consulting). Between 1980 and 1997, he held executive positions at Wang, Apple Computer, Sun International and at the Belgian TV station VTM.  In 2002, Mr. De Maeseneire joined the chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut where he served as CEO until 2009, when he returned to Adecco as CEO.

Mr. De Maeseneire earned a Master’s degree in commercial engineering at the Solvay Business School of Brussels University (VUB), Belgium and a special license in marketing management at the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School, Belgium. Mr. De Maeseneire also completed studies in business management at the London Business School and INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.  In 2007, Mr. De Maeseneire was granted the title of Baron by King Albert II of Belgium.

» Delhaize Group
Delhaize Group is a Belgian international food retailer present in seven countries on three continents. At the end of 2014, Delhaize Group’s sales network consisted of 3 402 stores. In 2014, Delhaize Group recorded €21.4 billion ($29.4 billion) in revenues and €89 million ($118 million) net profit (Group share). At the end of 2014, Delhaize Group employed approximately 150 000 people. Delhaize Group’s stock is listed on NYSE Euronext Brussels (DELB) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEG).

This press release is available in English, French and Dutch. You can also find it on the website http://www.delhaizegroup.com. Questions can be sent to investor@delhaizegroup.com.

» Contacts

Investor Relations: +32 2 412 21 51
Media Relations: +32 2 412 86 69

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 part of the € 500 million share buyback program announced on February 26, 2015.

The total number of shares repurchased under this program to date is 1,995,944 common shares for a total consideration of € 36.12 million.

During the share buyback program, Ahold publishes a press release every Monday with a weekly update. Click here to view all the relevant information of these these weekly updates. Separate weekly press releases are available upon request. Please send an email to communications@ahold.com if you would like to receive one or more of these weekly releases.

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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. Not only is OPRL a finalist in the Retailer/Service Sector Recycler of the Year category of the National Recycling Awards, it was recently honoured with a Bronze Zero Waste Award for its achievements during 2014.

Jane Bevis, Chair of OPRL Ltd, said: “We’re thrilled to be finalists in the prestigious National Recycling Awards. OPRL is now coming of age as the label is seen on tens of thousands of product lines and is recognised by 6 in 10 consumers. Householders tell us they act on our label – 7 in 10 checking the label follow the advice either to recycle or put packaging in waste, depending on the material. No other label gives you that information, but it’s vital in ensuring contaminant-free recyclate can then be used to make new packaging or products.”

“Coming so soon after we received our Bronze Zero Waste Award in March makes it doubly exciting as it shows our peers across the recycling sector recognise the contribution OPRL is making. So many enquiries and reports identify consumer engagement as the key to closing the packaging resource loop and our labels achieve this in ways other schemes simply can’t.”

“A huge thanks must go to all our members who’ve done so much to get the label onto packaging and worked to provide in-store and bring bank facilities where kerbside collections are not available. They’re our recycling heroes.”

Notes to Editors:
1) The scheme is operated by On-Pack Recycling Label Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the British Retail Consortium, under licence from WRAP. WRAP provides technical support and measures local authorities’ recycling capabilities determining the labelling category for each packaging material.

2) The label has three categories which tell consumers how likely it is that their local authority accepts a particular packaging material for recycling. The categories are:
– Widely recycled (75% or more of local authorities collect that material).
– Check local recycling (between 20% and 75% of local authorities collect that material).
– Not currently recycled (less than 20% of local authorities collect that material).

3) The winners of the NRA Retailer/Service Sector Recycler of the Year will be announced at the MRW National Recycling Awards 2015 on Wednesday 1 July 2015 at the London Hilton.

4) The 2014 Zero Waste Award winners were announced in March and will be awarded at a ceremony at Coombe Abbey in Warwickshire on Thursday 9 April 2015.

5) The On-Pack Recycling Label Ltd is a supporter of the National Recycling Awards 2015.

6) A full list of OPRL scheme members is available at www.oprl.org.uk/members. Further information at www.oprl.org.uk

Media Contacts: Jane Bevis on 07585 047457

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 basis points negative impact from new generic introductions, increased 5.1 percent. Prescription count at comparable stores increased 2.5 percent over the prior-year period.

Total drugstore sales for the four-week period increased 4.1 percent to $2.026 billion compared to $1.947 billion for the same period last year. Prescription sales accounted for 69.9 percent of drugstore sales, and third party prescription sales represented 97.7 percent of pharmacy sales.

Rite Aid is one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains. On March. 28, 2015, the company operated 4,568 stores compared to 4,584 stores in the like period a year ago. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company’s website at http://www.riteaid.com. Note that all sales data in this release is preliminary, unaudited and subject to revision.

Statements in this release that are not historical are forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks, assumptions and uncertainties that are described in Item 1A (Risk Factors) of our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and in other documents that we file or furnish with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which you are encouraged to read. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those indicated or anticipated by such forward-looking statements. Accordingly, you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they are made. Rite Aid expressly disclaims any current intention to update publicly any forward-looking statement after the distribution of this release, whether as a result of new information, future events, changes in assumptions or otherwise.

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Contact:

Investors: Matt Schroeder 717-214-8867 or investor@riteaid.com

Media: Susan Henderson 717-730-7766

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 Beavercreek.

Work on the four Dayton-area stores will begin in April and be completed in multiple phases so the stores can remain open during the construction process. The project is slated to be finished later this year and will provide each store with a new facade, remodeled gas station and drive-thru pharmacy. The remodeled supercenters will also boast enhanced floor plans to allow for expanded selections in departments throughout the store.

“We are pleased to reinforce our commitment to Dayton,” Meijer Co-Chairman Hank Meijer said. “Our customers expect high standards from us, and our investment in these stores will ensure they enjoy the best shopping experience we can provide.”

The remodel project will allow for wider aisles and redesigned departments in all of the stores, which will feature expanded selections of national and specialty brands. The new pharmacies will be relocated near the front of the stores, Health and Beauty Care will feature prestige skincare and vitamin brands, and a new Baby Center will provide a refreshed shopping experience for expectant parents. The pet department will offer a wider assortment of natural pet food.

The expanded apparel department will feature 12-foot-high walls and specialty lighting with updated fitting rooms. It will also feature national brands like Fila, New Balance, Reebok, Amy Byer, Carters, Wallflower, Almost Famous, Union Bay, Chaps and Jessica Simpson.

Other upgrades at each of the four stores will include:

  • New finishes, color scheme and tile flooring
  • Redesigned check-out and self-scan lanes
  • Upgraded heating, refrigeration and lighting fixtures throughout the store
  • Improved way-finding signage
  • Upgraded bathrooms
  • State-of-the-art electronics section
  • A revamped photo center

All stores will be remodeled to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards and include a variety of enhancements both inside and outside the store such as exterior lighting and parking lot upgrades. Additionally, the introduction of newer technology in key areas during the remodel process results in reduced energy usage and a more energy-efficient store.

“Our goal is to provide an exceptional shopping experience for our customers,” Meijer said. “Dayton is a community we’ve enjoyed serving for nearly 25 years since our first stores opened in 1991. We are pleased to renew our commitment to meeting the needs of families in the Dayton area.”

About Meijer
Meijer is a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates more than 213 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. As a pioneer of the “one-stop shopping” concept, Meijer stores have evolved through the years to include expanded fresh produce and meat departments, as well as pharmacies, comprehensive apparel departments, garden centers and electronics offerings. Follow Meijer on Twitter @twitter.com/Meijer and @twitter.com/MeijerPR or become a fan at www.facebook.com/meijer.

Contact: Frank Guglielmi, 616-791-3814, frank.guglielmi@meijer.com

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

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

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 include Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico.

So far, patron Wi-Fi has been deployed to these stores in Virginia: Naval Air Station Oceana, Fort Lee, Langley Air Force Base, Naval Station Norfolk and Norfolk Naval Shipyard Scott Center Annex in Portsmouth.

“Many of our patrons come to the commissary with their smart phones and tablets. Store Wi-Fi will help them maximize their commissary benefit,” said Duane Woodfin, an information technology specialist and wireless expert. “There’s a lot of valuable shopping information on commissaries.com. Customers can find digital coupons for the Commissary Rewards Card, our sales flyer, the savings aisle for access to promotional prices and much, much more.”

Here are some things to know about access to a commissary’s Wi-Fi connection:

  • Anyone can access the store’s Wi-Fi from the sales floor area
  • Users must accept the Defense Commissary Agency’s “terms of service” agreement
  • Some websites are blocked
  • Patrons with questions about access should contact the store’s customer service representative

DeCA is rolling out CPIMS in two phases. The first involves commissaries with existing network infrastructure to support patron wireless traffic. The second will coincide with the agency’s technical refresh of commissaries that don’t have the system requirements to support patron Wi-Fi. The Wi-Fi deployment schedule has not yet been finalized for these stores, but DeCA will announce it as soon as possible.

Woodfin said no decision has been made yet regarding DeCA’s expansion of CPIMS to overseas stores.

DeCA will announce the Wi-Fi deployment for stores needing a technical refresh when that schedule is finalized. Following is DeCA’s Wi-Fi deployment schedule for 105 stores with existing network infrastructure:

  • ALASKA
  • April 29 – Fort Wainwright
  • April 30 – Anchorage Area on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson
  • April 30 – Eielson Air Force Base, Fort Greely, U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak
  • ARIZONA
  • April 27 – Davis-Monthan Air Force Base
  • ARKANSAS
  • April 21 Little Rock Air Force Base
  • CALIFORNIA
  • May 4 – Fort Hunter Liggett, Naval Air Station Lemoore, Moffett Field
  • May 5 – Travis Air Force Base, McClellan, Beale Air Force Base
  • May 6 – Ord Community, Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center Bridgeport, Edwards Air Force Base
  • May 7 – Vandenberg Air Force Base, Port Hueneme Commissary at Naval Base Ventura County, Los Angeles Air Force Base
  • May 8 – March Air Reserve Base, Fort Irwin, Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake
  • May 11 – San Onofre, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Naval Air Station North Island
  • May 12 – Naval Outlying Landing Field Imperial Beach, Naval Base San Diego, Naval Air Facility El Centro
  • May 13 – Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms
  • COLORADO
  • April 23 – Fort Carson
  • April 24 – Buckley Air Force Base
  • CONNECTICUT
  • April 13 – Naval Submarine Base New London
  • DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
  • April 9 – Bolling Commissary at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling
  • FLORIDA
  • April 20 – Tyndall Air Force Base
  • April 21 – Naval Air Station Key West
  • GEORGIA
  • April 20 – Robins Air Force Base, Moody Air Force Base
  • May 20 – Hunter Army Air Field, Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay
  • May 21 – Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany
  • May 22 – Fort Stewart
  • IDAHO
  • April 27 – Mountain Home Air Force Base
  • ILLINOIS
  • April 22 – Naval Station Great Lakes
  • KANSAS
  • April 24 – Fort Leavenworth, Fort Riley
  • KENTUCKY
  • April 21 – Fort Campbell
  • LOUISIANA
  • April 22 – Gunter Air Force Base, Fort Polk
  • MAINE
  • April 13 – Bangor Army National Guard Base
  • MARYLAND
  • April 7 – Fort Detrick
  • April 8 – Aberdeen Proving Ground
  • April 9 – Naval Station Annapolis and Andrews Commissary at Joint Base Andrews-Naval Air Facility Washington
  • April 10 – Forest Glen (formerly Walter Reed), Fort Meade
  • MONTANA
  • April 27 – Malmstrom Air Force Base
  • NEVADA
  • May 8 – Naval Air Station Fallon
  • NEW JERSEY
  • April 14 – McGuire Commissary at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
  • NEW YORK
  • April 14 – U.S. Military Academy at West Point
  • NORTH CAROLINA
  • April 15 – Fort Bragg North and South
  • April 16 – Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base
  • April 17 – Marine Corps Air Station New River
  • NORTH DAKOTA
  • April 24 – Minot Air Force Base, Grand Forks Air Force Base
  • PENNSYLVANIA
  • April 10 – Carlisle Barracks
  • April 14 – Pittsburgh Area
  • PUERTO RICO
  • April 6 – Fort Buchanan
  • RHODE ISLAND
  • April 13 – Naval Station Newport
  • SOUTH CAROLINA
  • April 15 – Fort Jackson
  • May 18 – Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, Charleston Air Force Base Commissary at Joint Base Charleston
  • May 19 – Naval Weapons Station Charleston Commissary at Joint Base Charleston, Shaw Air Force Base
  • TEXAS
  • April 27 – Fort Hood – Clear Creek
  • April 28 – Fort Hood – Warrior Way; Lackland, Randolph and Fort Sam Houston commissaries at Joint Base San Antonio; Naval Air Station Kingsville
  • April 29 – Naval Air Station Corpus Christi
  • VIRGINIA
  • Feb. 2 – (testing/roll out) Naval Air Station Oceana
  • March 30 – Fort Lee
  • March 31 – Langley Commissary at Joint Base Langley-Eustis
  • April 1 – Naval Station Norfolk
  • April 2 – Norfolk Naval Shipyard Scott Center Annex in Portsmouth
  • April 3 – Sugar Grove
  • April 6 – Fort Belvoir
  • April 7 – Fort Myer Commissary at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall
  • April 8 – Marine Corps Base Quantico and Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren
  • WASHINGTON
  • April 27 – Fairchild Air Force Base
  • April 29 – Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Smokey Point at Naval Station Everett, McChord Field Commissary at Joint Base Lewis-McChord
  • May 1 – Lewis Main Commissary at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Naval Submarine Base Bangor, Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton
  • WYOMING
  • April 23 – F.E. Warren Air Force Base

About DeCA: The Defense Commissary Agency operates a worldwide chain of commissaries providing groceries to military personnel, retirees and their families in a safe and secure shopping environment. Authorized patrons purchase items at cost plus a 5-percent surcharge, which covers the costs of building new commissaries and modernizing existing ones. Shoppers save an average of more than 30 percent on their purchases compared to commercial prices – savings amounting to thousands of dollars annually. A core military family support element, and a valued part of military pay and benefits, commissaries contribute to family readiness, enhance the quality of life for America’s military and their families, and help recruit and retain the best and brightest men and women to serve their country.

Media Contact:
Kevin L. Robinson
(804) 734-8000, Ext. 4-8773
kevin.robinson@deca.mil