Wegmans hunger relief campaign donations during winter 2015 rose to $1,033,363, a 6% increase over the winter 2014

ROCHESTER, NY, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the winter 2015 checkout scanning campaign at 26 Wegmans stores in Massachusetts, Buffalo and the Southern Tier of New York, and parts of Pennsylvania, hunger relief donations rose to $1,033,363, a 6% increase over the winter 2014 total. Check Out Hunger allows customers to donate $2 $3, […]

JCPenney and Eva Longoria team up this spring to launch an exclusive new bedding collection

PLANO, TX, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney and its newest brand partner, actress Eva Longoria, have teamed up this spring to launch an exclusive new bedding collection in over 100 JCPenney stores and on jcpenney.com starting today. Eva Longoria Home™ offers a line of comforter sets, decorative pillows and window treatments featuring an elegant mix […]

Meijer partners with Scotts-MiracleGro to create Garden Marketplace inside 27 Meijer stores across the Midwest

Retailer is the first supercenter to work with the national brand for Garden Marketplace project GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer announced today that it is the first supercenter to partner with national lawn care and garden brand, Scotts-MiracleGro, to create a Garden Marketplace inside 27 Meijer stores across the Midwest as […]

Whole Foods Market events to raise more than $4.6 million for global poverty alleviation as part of Whole Planet Foundation’s 2015 Prosperity Campaign

AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — From concerts to craft fairs, shoppers took part in thousands of Whole Foods Market events to raise more than $4.6 million for global poverty alleviation. The events were all part of Whole Planet Foundation’s 2015 Prosperity Campaign to boost awareness and support for microlending projects worldwide. “Microcredit offers low-income […]

Haahtela-rakennuttaminen Oy to implement Kesko construction project of the new commercial centre in Itäkeskus, Helsinki

Kesko has chosen Haahtela-rakennuttaminen Oy as its partner to implement the construction project of the new commercial centre in Itäkeskus, Helsinki. HELSINKI, Finland, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the project, Haahtela will be responsible for the project management of building work, which includes planning control, purchases, management of contracted-out construction work, rental support […]

Sainsbury’s teams up with one of the biggest names in motor sport Williams Advanced Engineering to give its store fridges a turbo boost

Sainsbury’s has teamed up with one of the biggest names in motor sport to give its store fridges a turbo boost. LONDON, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Thanks to the technology of Williams Advanced Engineering, Sainsbury’s fridge systems are being fitted with aerofoils – the same technology that helps to improve the performance of […]

Starbucks Corporation reported financial results for its 13-week fiscal second quarter and 26-week fiscal year to date ended March 29, 2015

Comp Store Sales Rise 7% Globally; 7% in the Americas and 12% in CAP; Global Traffic Up 3% Net Revenues Rise 18% to a Q2 Record $4.6 Billion GAAP Operating Income Up 21% to a Q2 Record $778 Million; Non-GAAP Operating Income Up 23% to $789 Million Channel Development Revenues Up 16% and Operating Income […]

METRO GROUP to adjust the goodwill resulting from companies acquired 17 years ago as part of sustainable repositioning of the hypermarket chain Real

Around €450 million impairment of goodwill from the takeover of Allkauf and Kriegbaum stores in 1998 No effect on Group guidance before special items Major investments into stores and services intended Düsseldorf, Germany, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of a sustainable repositioning of the hypermarket chain Real, METRO GROUP will adjust the goodwill resulting […]

BRC Global Standards publishes the second edition of its annual report titled Food Safety – A Global View

LONDON, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC Global Standards, the world’s biggest provider of safety and quality Standards for the manufacture of safe, legal and quality products, today announced it has published the second edition of its annual report titled Food Safety – A Global View. Each year, BRC Global Standards collects vast amounts […]

NACS publishes new Site Approval Toolkit to share strategies for retailers seeking zoning approvals

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — NACS has published a new Site Approval Toolkit to share strategies for retailers seeking zoning approvals. The 32-page NACS Site Approval Toolkit is designed to help convenience retailers — whether a one-store operator or chain looking to grow store count or modernize a site’s operations — better understand the […]