Meijer opens two new supercenters in Northern Illinois; 190,000-square-foot stores in Rockford and Machesney Park

190,000-square-foot stores in Rockford and Machesney Park feature fresh produce delivered daily and pharmacy services promoting family health GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer has opened two new supercenters in Northern Illinois, Co-Chairman Hank Meijer announced today. The 190,000-square-foot stores in Rockford and Machesney Park together have created more than 500 new […]

ICSC Foundation presents the Charles Grossman Graduate Scholarships to Garrett Biss and Charles Griffith

Garrett Biss and Charles Griffith Honored with Prestigious Scholarships NEW YORK, 2015-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its mission to encourage the continuing education of retail real estate professionals, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Foundation has presented the Charles Grossman Graduate Scholarships to Garrett Biss and Charles Griffith, honoring their onset […]

NACS survey: More Vacationers say that they will travel by car this summer

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2015-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — One in four Americans (27%) say that they will take more time on vacation trips this summer, and  86% of these vacationers say that they will travel by car, according to new consumer survey results released by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). Affordability is the top reason […]

CarMax, Inc. now accepts applications for the company’s first store in Richmond, Texas

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2015-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is currently hiring for the company’s first store in Richmond, Texas. It is CarMax’s 6th store in the Houston area and 15 th store in the state of Texas. The new store, which is more than 50,000 square-feet, […]

US Foods opens new 500,000 square foot, LEED-certified facility in Seabrook, N.H.

New 500,000 square foot, LEED-certified facility opens to better serve customers throughout New England Seabrook, N.H., 2015-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods is bringing a whole new level of convenience and value to New England area chefs and restaurateurs as it opens its newest distribution center in Seabrook, N.H. “The new efficient and modern facility […]