Federated Co-operatives Limited’s record 2014 revenue ranked it #43 on Financial Post Magazine’s rankings of the 500 largest companies in Canada

Saskatoon, Canada, 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Federated Co-operatives Limited’s (FCL) record revenue in 2014 has placed it in the top 50 of the Financial Post Magazine’s rankings of the 500 largest companies in Canada for the third year in a row. Based on 2014 financial results, FCL earned $10.8 billion in revenue, an […]

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) published the 5th issue of its internationally recognised BRC Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials

LONDON, 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has published the fifth issue of its internationally recognised BRC Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials on 1 July 2015, and audits against Issue 5 will begin on 1 January 2016. The Standard now provides a framework for all types of packaging […]

Tribeca’s David Bouley will team with the staff of Next Door by Wegmans to create an innovative dinner at the Wegmans Orchard

Rochester, NY, 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tribeca restaurateur David Bouley will team with the staff of Next Door by Wegmans to create an innovative dinner at the Wegmans Orchard. The dinner will feature an insightful talk on “The Power of Food as Medicine” led by Dr. Mark Hyman, MD. Dr. Hyman is a nine-time […]

Meijer commits nearly $100 million to purchasing local produce

Expanded program includes more than 125 growers throughout the Midwest GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — As Meijer continues to expand across the Midwest, its commitment to purchasing local produce has also grown to represent an annual economic impact of nearly $100 million. “Meijer has a longstanding commitment to buying locally-grown produce when […]

Moody’s Investors Service upgraded X5 Retail Group’s credit rating to Ba3 from B1

Amsterdam, 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group (“X5” or “the Company”), a leading Russian food retailer, announced today that the rating agency Moody’s Investors Service (“Moody’s”) upgraded the Company’s credit rating (corporate family rating – CFR) to Ba3 from B1. The outlook on the rating is stable. “The upgrade of X5’s ratings […]

Whole Foods Market opens its second Union County store in Clark, New Jersey

Clark, NJ, 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is excited to announce the opening of its second Union County store in Clark, New Jersey on Friday, August 7th. The grocer’s fourteenth New Jersey store is situated in the center of the highly anticipated Clark Commons Shopping Center, located at 1255 Raritan Road. At 41,000 […]

7‑Eleven to offer delivery to customers with San Francisco-based technology company Postmates

Retailer Teams with Postmates for On Demand Delivery in San Francisco DALLAS, 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc. takes its mantra of “what customers want, when and where they want it” a giant step further as it begins to offer delivery to customers with San Francisco-based technology company Postmates. Select stores in San Francisco and […]

Nintendo’s Dark Pit amiibo exclusively available at Best Buy starting July 31

SEATTLE, 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — To say Nintendo’s amiibo are popular would be quite the understatement. The $12.99 interactive figures have captivated gamers and collectors alike, and everyone seems to have a favorite character. Come July 31, the Dark Pit amiibo will be released, and he can only be found at your local Best Buy store. You […]

CBRE Global Investors closed CBRE Strategic Partners U.S. Value 7, L.P., with equity commitments of more than $1.3 billion

LOS ANGELES, 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Global Investors today announced the final closing of CBRE Strategic Partners U.S. Value 7, L.P., with equity commitments of more than $1.3 billion from 26 institutional investors in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Strategic Partners U.S. Value 7, which is now closed to new […]

Chef Robert Irvine’s new company of nutritionally improved food products exclusively at Giant’s 168 stores throughout the mid-Atlantic region

The cost-effective partnership was commemorated with more than $25,000 in donations and sponsorships to USO-Metro as part of the companies’ shared philanthropic mission Washington D.C., 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chef Robert Irvine and Giant Food of Landover, Md., announced today that the renowned Chef’s new company of nutritionally improved food products will initially be available […]

Sanjay Singh appointed senior vice president to lead QVC newly formed Business Planning & Analysis (BP&A) group

WEST CHESTER, PA., 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — QVC, the global leader in video and ecommerce retail, today announced the appointment of Sanjay Singh as senior vice president to lead its newly formed Business Planning & Analysis (BP&A) group. Singh will be responsible for developing financial insights and driving integrated global business and financial planning across […]