Mark Mathews appointed VP research development and industry analysis National Retail Federation

Mathews to Lead Newly-Announced Retail Research and Analysis Center WASHINGTON, D.C. 2015-6-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today announced the hiring of Mark Mathews as vice president of research development and industry analysis. Mathews will develop, evaluate and direct research initiatives for NRF’s Retail Research and Analysis Center which was announced in […]

BRC Director Helen Dickins: Prices in Britain’s shops continue to fall in May by -1.9 per cent

Overall shop prices reported deflation of 1.9% in May unchanged from April. Food reported annual deflation of 0.9% in April for the third consecutive month. On a 12-month average basis, the Shop Price Index reported deflation of 1.8%. Non-food deflation remained at 2.5% in May. LONDON, 2015-6-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC Director General, […]

Real estate investment trust with focus on regional malls Macerich to participate in REITWeek 2015, NAREIT’s Investor Forum in New York

SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2015-6-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macerich® (NYSE: MAC), today announced that Art Coppola, Chairman and CEO, Ed Coppola, President and Tom O’Hern, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will participate in REITWeek 2015, NAREIT’s Investor Forum to be held in New York, New York. Macerich will present from approximately […]

Reitan Convenience CEO Magnus Reitan named the 2015 NACS Insight European Convenience Industry Leader of the Year

LONDON, 2015-6-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Magnus Reitan, CEO of Reitan Convenience AS, has been named the 2015 NACS Insight European Convenience Industry Leader of the Year. The award, sponsored by PepsiCo Inc., will be presented during the NACS Insight Convenience Summit – Europe in London on June 11. Reitan is the CEO of Reitan Convenience […]

The International Council of Shopping Centers: National Retail Real Estate Conference will be held July 26-28 at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami

National Retail Real Estate Conference to be held July 26-28 in Miami NEW YORK, 2015-6-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Next Generation National Conference will cover the future of retail, emphasizing high street and urban locations, luxury retailers, and international appeal. The national conference will be held July 26-28 […]

You can now sell on Pinterest with Shopify

Shopify is the first commerce platform to bring Buyable Pins to small and medium sized businesses SAN FRANCISCO AND OTTAWA, ONTARIO, 2015-6-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (“Shopify”) (NYSE: SHOP, TSX: SH), a leading cloud-based commerce platform, today launched a new offering with Pinterest that allows Shopify merchants to sell their products directly on Pinterest […]

David A. Brandon to succeed Antonio Urcelay as Chairman and CEO Toys“R”Us, Inc.

WAYNE, NJ, 2015-6-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc., the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, today announced the appointment of David A. Brandon, a highly accomplished leader of global businesses, as Chairman and CEO, effective July 1, succeeding Antonio Urcelay, who will retire from the company. Brandon, 63, has deep experience in growing […]

Whole Foods Market earned an “A-” rating in the latest edition of “The Better World Shopping Guide”

Company recognized as ‘Green Hero’ in supermarket category AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-6-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market earned an “A-” rating in the latest edition of “The Better World Shopping Guide,” an annual book designed to provide consumers with social and environmental responsibility insight into companies across a wide range of industries. Whole Foods Market […]

7‑Eleven® opens first store inside a U.S. airport terminal at Los Angeles’ International Airport (LAX)

DALLAS and LOS ANGELES, 2015-6-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first 7‑Eleven® store located inside a U.S. airport terminal is ready for take-off at Los Angeles’ International Airport (LAX) with a first-class selection of products and services tailored to travelers and airport employees. 7‑Eleven, Inc., Westfield and LS travel retail North America, the concessionaire operating this […]

LS travel retail North America announces the opening of the first ever 7-Eleven in a US airport in Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Los Angeles, CA, 2015-6-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — LS travel retail North America is pleased to announce the opening in Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) of the first ever 7-Eleven convenience store in a US airport. Awarded as part of Los Angeles World Airports’ (LAWA) multi-billion dollar development program – the biggest public works […]

Hy-Vee helps kids and families stay active this summer with its newly launched Hy-Vee KidsFit website

Free, at-home program promotes health, exercise and nutrition for children and families. WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2015-6-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Even though school is out and kids no longer have their routine physical education classes, parents can keep them active this summer with the newly launched Hy-Vee KidsFit website. Hy-Vee, Inc. designed this free, online […]