NRF’s Survey: After spending more on school supplies and electronics in 2014 families trim Back-to-School Spending for 2015

Average Spending on Back to School Has Grown 42 Percent in Past 10 Years  WASHINGTON, 2015-7-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — After spending more on school supplies and electronics in 2014, parents this year will head into the back-to-school season evaluating what their children really need before spending on new items. According to NRF’s Back-to-School Spending […]

NACS: Consumer optimism about the economy slumped 5% points over the past month

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2015-7-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Consumer optimism about the economy slumped five percentage points over the past month and a minority (47%) of Americans are now optimistic about the economy, according to a survey of U.S. fuel consumers conducted on behalf of the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) by Penn, Schoen and Berland. […]

Associated Food Stores celebrates 75 years and is committed to strengthening the grocery experience for independent retailers

Local Wholesaler Has Served Independent Retailers since 1940 Salt Lake City, Utah, 2015-7-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — For Associated Food Stores 75 years is just the beginning. The Salt Lake City based grocery wholesaler recently celebrated the milestone anniversary and is committed to strengthening the grocery experience for independent retailers. The company supplies groceries and other […]

Target makes shopping for school supplies hassle-free with School List Assist

New resources and compelling promotions help families shop for must-have supplies and stylish apparel at prices they’ll love MINNEAPOLIS, 2015-7-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) will make getting ready for back to school quick and easy for families this season. Guests preparing for a successful school year will find a new way to […]

CBRE: U.S. commercial real estate market continued to exhibit strong momentum in the second quarter of 2015

Office Vacancy Rate at Lowest Point since Q3 2008 ​Industrial and Retail Sectors See Continued Improvement in Availability Rates Los Angeles, 2015-7-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. commercial real estate market continued to exhibit strong momentum across all property types in the second quarter of 2015 (Q2 2015), according to the latest analysis […]

The Co-operative Food launches Apple Pay in all stores becoming the largest UK retailer to offer the newest payment technology

The convenience store launches the newest way to pay at all 11,800 till points Shoppers predict the death of the wallet in 2020 MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-7-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Food has today (14th July 2015) launched Apple Pay in all stores making them the largest UK retailer to offer the newest payment technology. […]

QVC to open state-of-the-art distribution center in Ontario, California

New facility will create hundreds of local jobs WEST CHESTER, PA., 2015-7-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — QVC, the world’s leading video and ecommerce retailer, announced today that it will open a state-of-the-art distribution center in Ontario, California. When the new facility begins operation in the third quarter of 2016, it will serve as a West Coast […]