The Cooking School @ Market Bistro will offer a selection of classes this September

Latham, N.Y., 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — The Cooking School @ Market Bistro will offer a selection of classes that range from simple cooking skills to more advanced recipes. Recipes consist of ethnic dishes, homemade classics and more. The registration fee for each class ranges from $25 to $55 per student. Tuesday, September 1; 6 to […]

Funds managed by Sycamore Partners to acquire 100% of Belk, Inc. for approximately $3.0 billion

Belk Stockholders to Receive $68.00 per share in cash Tim Belk to remain CEO Company headquarters to stay in Charlotte, N.C. CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — Belk, Inc., the nation’s largest family owned and operated fashion department store company, today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement whereby investment funds […]

IKEA’s Feeding the Future raised $351,605 in just one month to support Feeding America

Over $351,605 raised in just one month – enough to provide over 3 million meals Conshohocken, PA, 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA US thanks its customers for their generous contributions to the IKEA in-store program ‘Feeding the Future’, a campaign that supports Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger relief organization. The campaign which ran […]

IKEA to host its Swedish Crayfish Party in the restaurants of participating IKEA U.S. stores on Friday, September 18

Tickets Available for $18.99 Adults / $4.99 Kids 12 & Under; Discounted Prices for IKEA FAMILY* Members CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA will be hosting its Swedish Crayfish Party – an all-you-can-eat Swedish crayfish buffet – in the restaurants of participating IKEA U.S. stores** on Friday, September 18. A Swedish tradition, the Crayfish […]

H&M to participate at the World Water Week in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — For H&M, responsible water use is essential. H&M will participate at the World Water Week in Stockholm this week about this year’s theme: Water for Development. How the role of water is highlighted in the new set of Sustainable Development Goals will be an important discussion during the […]

H&M to introduce 16 new denim styles made using recycled cotton from textiles collected in the Garment Collecting initiative in H&M stores

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — This September, H&M will introduce 16 new denim styles made using recycled cotton from textiles collected in the Garment Collecting initiative in H&M stores. The pieces for men, women and kids, are the latest steps toward H&M’s goal towards creating a closed loop for fashion, and will be […]

Myer introduces Hemingway Design for Royal Doulton

MELBOURNE, Australia, 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — Working in line with Royal Doulton’s ethos to create design-led ceramics, the new HemingwayDesign collection offers contemporary accessories for decoration, as well as everyday use. Building on Wayne Hemingway’s roots in fashion, the family-run firm works across all design disciplines from housing and interiors, to graphics and product design. […]

Éxito closes acquisition of 50% of GPA (Brazil) & 100% of Libertad in Argentina

Saint-Étienne, France, 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — As a result of the new organization of the Casino group in Latin America, Éxito closed today the acquisition from Casino group of 50% the ordinary voting shares of its subsidiary GPA in Brazil, representing around 18.8% of the total capital of the company, and a 100% stake […]

CVS/pharmacy survey: 37 percent of U.S. adults missed a life event because they were feeling ill with flu-like symptoms

Flu vaccinations now available every day at CVS/pharmacy® and MinuteClinic® nationwide, including evening and weekend hours, no appointment necessary WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — A new survey from CVS/pharmacy released today found that nearly two in five U.S. adults (37 percent) have missed a life event because they were feeling ill with flu-like symptoms. The most commonly […]

CVS Health’s MinuteClinic will be enhancing accessibility for patients with visual, hearing and other disabilities

Woonsocket, RI, 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — MinuteClinic, the walk-in medical clinic of CVS Health, today announced that it will be enhancing accessibility for patients with visual, hearing and other disabilities. The plan is designed to enhance MinuteClinic’s services and to remove barriers that may impede persons with disabilities from utilizing the clinics’ services. “We are […]

Asda brings good news to unleaded drivers after a series of Diesel price drops

Asda’s new national price cap means drivers will pay no more than 109.7ppl on unleaded across its 272 filling stations. Good news for unleaded drivers after series of diesel price cuts Drop means Asda has cut 9ppl off the price of diesel and 5ppl off the price of unleaded in the last month Asda continues […]

Ahold CEO Dick Boer: We grew sales, operating income and net income and delivered strong free cash flow in Q2 2015

Zaandam, The Netherlands, 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold today published its summary report for the second quarter and first half of 2015. Highlights of the second quarter are: Sales of €8.7 billion, up 17.1% (up 3.1% at constant exchange rates) Sales excluding gas up 4.8% at constant exchange rates Underlying operating margin of 3.8%, down 0.1 […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill to hire 4,000 new employees on its first-ever National Career Day on September 9

Job interviews will take place at all U.S. restaurants; applicants are invited to register online for an interview DENVER, CO, 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today announced its first-ever National Career Day, taking place on Wednesday, September 9, with the goal of hiring 4,000 new employees. Management teams at each […]

FamilyMart: Media Articles on postponing management integration with UNY Group Holdings Co., Ltd. not based on our official disclosure

TOKYO, Japan, 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — Some articles were published in the media today reporting that the execution of basic agreement concerning management integration with UNY Group Holdings Co., Ltd. would be postponed to September 2015 or later. These articles are not based on our official disclosure. As per the announcement in the press […]

Dr. Jochen Wiechen to succeed Jochen Moll as Member of Board of Management and Spokesman of Intershop Communications AG

Jena, Germany, 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — Jochen Moll, Member and Spokesman of Intershop Communications AG’s (ISIN: DE000A0EPUH1) Board of Management, has resigned his position at his own request and with the consent of the Supervisory Board and will exit the company effective September 30, 2015. The responsibilities of the Board’s Spokesman will be assumed by […]

Toys“R”Us raised $2.2 million for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to find cure for pediatric cancer

#Stir4ACure Initiative Heightened Awareness and Encouraged Customers to Join the Fight Against Childhood Cancer Wayne, NJ, 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today announced that through Toys“R”Us and Babies“R”Us® in-store and online customer donations, the company raised nearly $2.2 million during its fifth annual nationwide fundraising and awareness campaign benefiting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation™(ALSF), a nonprofit organization […]

Whole Foods Market ranked No. 30 in the Fortune’s ‘Change the World’ list

Company lauded for ‘setting a standard for grocery stores’ and for ‘continually pushing for change’ AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — In its new ranking of 50 companies that “Change the World,” Fortune magazine recognizes Whole Foods Market for “doing well by doing good.” The company ranks No. 30 on the list, which will appear in […]

Associated Retail Operations to help make the dreams of Utah kids facing life-threatening illnesses come true

Macey’s, Fresh Market, Lin’s, Dan’s and Dick’s Market stores to help make wishes come true SALT LAKE CITY, 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — This year’s Star Icon fundraising campaign is in full swing and Associated Retail Operations (Macey’s, Fresh Market, Dan’s, Lin’s and Dick’s Markets) is aiming to help make the dreams of Utah kids facing […]

Costa Rica und Panama: REWE Group investiert rund 1 Million Euro für eine nachhaltigere Bananenproduktion

Bananenfonds finanziert ökologische und soziale Projekte in Costa Rica und Panama Köln, Germany, 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — Die REWE Group setzt sich für eine Verbesserung der Bananenproduktion und der ökologischen und sozialen Rahmenbedingungen in Süd- und Zentralamerika ein. Über den 2014 ins Leben gerufenen REWE Group-Bananenfonds wird das Unternehmen bis Ende 2016 lokale Projekte in […]

The Defense Commissary Agency names its best stateside and overseas stores for 2014

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — The Defense Commissary Agency announced the selection of its best stateside and overseas stores for 2014. DeCA’s selections for the Best Commissary awards acknowledge the agency’s leading stores based on exceptional service and dedication in delivering the commissary benefit. The awards recognize the best of the best in […]