Dior inaugurates its latest boutique, right in the heart of Seoul’s Cheongdam-dong district

Seoul, 2015-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — On June 20th, Dior inaugurated its latest boutique, right in the heart of Seoul’s Cheongdam-dong district. The six-story building, designed by architect Christian de Portzamparc, brings the Dior codes to life with an innovative interpretation. Christian de Portzamparc began his research for the new project back in 2011 by […]

Marks and Spencer Group plc announces that John Dixon, Executive Director, General Merchandise will leave to pursue career opportunities outside of the company

LONDON, 2015-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks and Spencer Group plc (“M&S”) today announces that John Dixon, Executive Director, General Merchandise, has decided to leave the business to pursue career opportunities outside of the company. He will step down from the Board with immediate effect and leave the company on a date to be agreed. […]

British Land and Oxford Properties announce that DRW Trading Group signed an Agreement for Lease at The Leadenhall Building

LONDON, 2015-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land and Oxford Properties announce today that DRW Trading Group (“DRW”) has signed an Agreement for Lease at The Leadenhall Building. The building is now nearly 90% let or under offer with just five more floors still available. DRW is a principal trading organisation headquartered in Chicago, with […]

US Foods celebrates the opening of its newest 272,000 square foot distribution center in Flowood, Mississippi

The new facility will serve chefs and operators throughout Mississippi and Louisiana Flowood, Miss., 2015-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods is celebrating the opening of its newest distribution center in Flowood, Miss. with a grand opening event for employees, customers and stakeholders on Friday, July 17. The new 272,000 square foot facility will service […]

Co-op contributes $200,000 to the wildfire relief efforts in Saskatchewan and volunteers to help at evacuee centres

Co-op is stepping up its contributions to the wildfire relief efforts in Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan, CANADA, 2015-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Adding to the $200,000 it has already committed this year to the Canadian Red Cross to provide training and purchase supplies to prepare for emergencies, and the efforts by individual local co-op associations, Federated […]

Whole Foods Market to open its 53,004 square-foot Green Bay Road store on July 29

New Whole Foods Market Green Bay Road Breaks Bread with Family, Friends and Neighbors CHICAGO, 2015-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market will officially open its 53,004 square-foot Green Bay Road store Wednesday, July 29 at 9 a.m. This will be Whole Foods Market’s third location in Evanston, and 25th store in Chicagoland, […]

Greenpeace names Whole Foods Market the top retailer for seafood sustainability in the nonprofit’s annual ranking of U.S. supermarkets

America’s Healthiest Grocery Store® earns highest score in report’s history for stringent purchasing policies, transparency and advocating for industry change AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the third consecutive year, Greenpeace named Whole Foods Market the top retailer for seafood sustainability in the nonprofit’s annual ranking of U.S. supermarkets. The company earned the highest […]

Rite Aid Corporation announces the promotion of Frank Ho to vice president of indirect procurement

CAMP HILL, PA, 2015-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) announced today that Frank Ho, currently senior director of indirect procurement, has been promoted to vice president of indirect procurement. In this position, Ho will oversee the Company’s procurement strategy and all related operations, including systems, supplier and contract management. Ho will report […]

The Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft to host some of the biggest names in female golf at the Blythefield Country Club next week for its Final Field

Top names include Inbee Park, Lexi Thompson and Brittany Lincicome GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft will host some of the biggest names in female golf at the Blythefield Country Club next week. The final field includes several players on the LPGA’s Top 10 money list, including […]

The Co-operative Food marks 50th anniversary of self-service shopping with the launch of a special ‘Back to the future’ report

MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The 50th anniversary of self-service shopping becoming the norm was marked today (17 July) by the launch of a special ‘Back to the future’ report by The Co-operative Food. The Co-op’s Convenience Retailing report, which compares and contrasts food shopping in 2015 with the mid-sixties, shows how modern […]

New commissary opens at Fort Rucker, Alabama

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Silofa Orr set her alarm for 5:30 a.m. July 15, something she doesn’t normally do during the summer, especially now that she is pregnant and due in three weeks. She had her two school-aged children and her 1 year old dressed and in the car by 6:30 and […]

Commissary Gift Cards – available to anyone online and in-store for authorized shoppers

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Looking for a gift to please your favorite military service member, but running short on ideas? Have you scoured the Web, searching online offer after online offer, trying to find that special gift with the best bang for your hard-earned buck? Look no further than your local commissary. […]

Dollar Tree, Inc. announces the appointment of Michael Witynski as Chief Operating Officer

CHESAPEAKE, Va., 2015-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores, announced today that Michael Witynski has been named Chief Operating Officer. As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Witynski, age 52, will be responsible for Store Operations of Dollar Tree bannered stores in the United States, Real Estate […]

Kingfisher given the seal of approval by the design industry after receiving several awards for innovative product design

LONDON, 2015-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kingfisher, the international home improvement company, has been given the seal of approval by the design industry after receiving several awards for innovative product design. In France, the jury of the ‘Observeur du Design’ 2016 Awards gave a winner’s ‘label’ to four of Kingfisher’s products, including a MacAllister […]