ALDI to host hiring events throughout the United States during the month of August for more than 2,500 positions

Grocery Leader Offers Valued Jobs with Generous Compensation Batavia, Ill., 2015-8-7— /EPR Retail News/ — ALDI, the nation’s low-price grocery leader*, will host hiring events throughout the United States during the month of August for more than 2,500 positions, a significant step toward achieving its goal of creating 10,000 new jobs by the end of 2018. With […]

The Home Depot® announces the appointment of Gerard J. Arpey to the company’s board of directors

ATLANTA, 2015-8-7— /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today announced the appointment of Gerard J. Arpey to the company’s board of directors. Arpey will serve on the company’s Finance Committee and its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. His appointment gives the company 11 directors, 10 of whom are […]

Dennis & Mireille Gillings Foundation joins forces with Walgreens Boots Alliance to help fight cancer; donates €1 million to EORTC Research Fund

Brussels, Belgium, 2015-8-7— /EPR Retail News/ — The Dennis & Mireille Gillings Foundation has pledged €1 million to the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Research Fund to help fight cancer, particularly breast cancer. Part of the donation will support the SPECTAcolor Biobank, a tumour tissue sample Biobank and biomarker analysis platform for […]

Netflix to premiere the original documentary Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom, directed by Evgeny Afineevsky, on October 9, 2015

Captivating Film Profiles Ukrainian Youth Movement and the Nation’s Struggle for Freedom Beverly Hills, Calif., 2015-8-7— /EPR Retail News/ — Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network, will premiere the original documentary Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom, directed by Evgeny Afineevsky, on Friday, October 9, 2015 exclusively to Netflix members worldwide. Chronicling events […]

Colruyt Group and its partners in the purchasing group CORE join the oldest European retail alliance Alidis

HALLE, Belgium, 2015-8-7— /EPR Retail News/ — Colruyt Group and its current partners of the purchasing group CORE (the Swiss Coop and Italian Conad) combined their forces with the oldest European retail alliance Alidis. The “Alliance Internationale de Distributeurs” is composed of the German Edeka, the Spanish Eroski and the French Groupement des Mousquetaires, and […]

Coop tritt gemeinsam mit Conad und Colruyt der strategischen Einkaufsallianz ALIDIS bei

Allianz zwischen Coop, Colruyt, Conad, EDEKA, Eroski und Groupement des Mousquetaires BASEL, Switzerland, 2015-8-7— /EPR Retail News/ — Coop und die übrigen Partner der bisherigen Einkaufsallianz Core (Colruyt, Belgien; Conad, Italien) treten der Einkaufsallianz ALIDIS bei. ALIDIS ist mit ihren Mitgliedern EDEKA (Deutschland), Groupement des Mousquetaires (Frankreich) und Eroski (Spanien) die älteste Beschaffungs- und Marketingallianz […]

METRO GROUP supervisory board proposes Barry Callebaut CEO Jürgen Steinemann as the next board chair

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2015-8-7— /EPR Retail News/ — Düsseldorf-headquartered METRO GROUP is facing a change at the helm of its Supervisory Board: the three largest shareholders of the company, Haniel, Schmidt-Ruthenbeck and Beisheim, as well as the current Supervisory Board ofMETRO AG are backing the succession plan of Supervisory Board Chairman Franz Markus Haniel, who decided to […]

METRO GROUP acquires the Classic Fine Foods Group from private equity firm EQT

Acquisition strengthens METRO GROUP’s wholesale operations – dedicated Food Service Distribution (FSD) business as a growth driver Classic Fine Foods provides access to premium FSD markets in high growth Asian mega cities and Middle East With Classic Fine Foods, wholesale market presence expands from 26 to 36 countries Further growth potential by expanding Classic Fine […]

Nordstrom to open its third Canadian location in the heart of downtown Vancouver at Pacific Centre on September 18

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, 2015-8-7— /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom will open its third Canadian location in the heart of downtown Vancouver at Pacific Centre on Friday, September 18 at 9:30 a.m. Customers are invited to preview the new 230,000 square-foot flagship store during a BFF Event on September 11-12, and a Beauty Bash on September 18. Nordstrom […]

Starbucks Coffee Company with Premium Restaurants of America opened its first store in Panama; Starbucks 15th market in Latin America

20 stores expected to open in Panama City over next five years with Premium Restaurants of America, Starbucks long-term licensing partner in Central America Building on over a decade of sourcing coffee from Panama, Starbucks stores in Panama City will feature Starbucks® premium, single-origin Starbucks Reserve Panama Carmen Estate coffee, sourced from Panama’s Volcán Chiriquí Valley Starbucks […]