Walmart Canada stores to raise money for Canadian Red Cross in support of its disaster relief and emergency preparedness activities across the country

Sets $2.6 million goal for this year’s campaign Ottawa, ON, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — From October 1 to 23, 2015, all 395 Walmart Canada stores will be supporting families in need by raising money for Canadian Red Cross in support of its disaster relief and emergency preparedness activities across the country. Beginning on Thursday, October 1, […]

Reasor’s celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness month this October with pink reusable bags

Tahlequah, OK, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Reasor’s is going Pink for the Cause! October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and for the 7thyear in a row, we are proud to support the cause with special pink reusable bags. During the entire month of October, pink reusable bags will be available to purchase for […]

Kohl’s launches Madden Girl® fashion collection nationwide and on Kohls.com

Line of cold weather boots, accessories and outerwear available October 15 at Kohl’s stores and on Kohls.com MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) today announced Madden Girl® fashion, cold weather boots, accessories and outerwear will be available October 15 in Kohl’s stores and on Kohls.com. The assortment will include the […]

Nordstrom, Inc. closes its credit card transaction with TD Bank U.S.A., N.A.

$1.8 Billion Net Proceeds to be Returned to Shareholders through Dividend and Share Repurchase Board Authorizes Special Cash Dividend of $4.85 per Share SEATTLE, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) today announced the closing of its credit card transaction with TD Bank U.S.A., N.A. (TD), including the sale of its credit […]

The Kroger Co. launches new line of brand products, imported directly from the most food-rich regions of the world — the HemisFares™

CINCINNATI, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced a new line of corporate brand products, imported directly from the most food-rich regions of the world. HemisFares™ is a guided tour of the best-of-the-best tastes the planet has to offer – found exclusively at the Kroger family of stores. Kroger […]

Starbucks opens its 500th store in Mexico City at Antara Shopping Centre

MEXICO CITY, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — When Starbucks opened its first store in Mexico in September 2002, it was a milestone moment for the company. Starbucks had just reached a total of 5,000 stores and was only six years into its expansion to Europe and Asia. Latin America was next. “We opened our first […]

Carrefour Taiwan reopens Ta Tun Hypermarket in the city of Taichung

Taichung, Taiwan, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — In 1996, Carrefour Taiwan opened the Ta Tun Hypermarket in the city of Taichung. A year ago, the store was closed in order to be completely remodelled. On 26 September, the Ta Tun Carrefour was reopened having undergone a complete refitting in order to more effectively meet […]

Carrefour opened its third Easy Carrefour store in Shanghai

Shanghai, China, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — On September 20, Carrefour officially launched its third Easy Carrefour store in Shanghai. Sitting on Huangjincheng Road 776, Changning District, the store covers a business area of 450 square meters and has over 4,500 items for sale. Easy Carrefour is a signature brand of Carrefour in China […]

The Carrefour group and trade union Federation UNI Global Union to promote Social dialogue and Diversity in the workplace

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Carrefour group – represented by its CEO Georges Plassat – and trade union Federation UNI Global Union – represented by its General Secretary Philip Jennings – have signed an international agreement to promote Social dialogue and Diversity and to ensure the protection of Fundamental Principles and Rights […]

Carrefour Italia launches the 24/7 Gourmet Market in Genoa

GENOA, ITALY, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 24 September Carrefour Italia held a special event to inaugurate the new formula of the Market store of Via XX Settembre in Genova, which will offer the Genoese public the products and services of excellence which characterise the Gourmet Markets. Another major novelty is the possibility […]

Carrefour Poland opened the “Smak Kariery” training centre to train new Carrefour recruits in food preparation

POLAND, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — On September 22, Carrefour Poland opened the “Smak Kariery” training centre exclusively for Carrefour employees. Guillaume de Colonges, Carrefour Poland’s Executive Director, and Justyna Orzeł, Head of Human Resources at Carrefour Poland, opened the training centre on September 22. Representatives of Poland’s Ministry of Labour and Social Policy […]

Walmart’s new e-commerce fulfillment center in Atlanta, Ga creates 400 full-time jobs in Fulton County

Center to provide 400 full-time jobs and faster online deliveries at lower costs ATLANTA, Ga., 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Walmart officials and local and state dignitaries attended a sneak preview event of Walmart’s new e-commerce fulfillment center in Atlanta, Ga. The new facility is dedicated to filling online orders and is the […]

Amazon and CBS Corporation to make Prime Video the exclusive subscription streaming home for three new CBS summer series through 2018

Prime members will have unlimited access to episodes of new CBS summer series just four days after their initial broadcast at no additional charge to their membership Amazon and CBS also extend and expand deal for more CBS and SHOWTIME™ series on Prime Video SEATTLE, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN) Building on the […]

THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE’s Red joins the 89th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®

New giant character balloon celebrates next summer’s Columbia Pictures/Rovio Entertainment’s “THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE” NEW YORK, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Thanksgiving, a giant bird takes to the sky in a mad dash down Manhattan streets as THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE’s Red debuts as a colossal character balloon in the 89th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving […]

Netflix will add seven new original series for older kids beginning this December

Beverly Hills, Calif., 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — After recently announcing a slate of original series for the pre–school audience, Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX), the world’s leading Internet TV network, will add seven new original series for older kids beginning this December. Building on its partnerships with globally respected brands, Netflix will launch all new […]

E. Leclerc à nouveau « Enseigne de l’Année », Catégorie grande distribution alimentaire

Ivry-sur-Seine, France, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — E. Leclerc est de nouveau l’Enseigne de l’Année1 en 2015. En tête devant 10 autres distributeurs2 dans l’étude que vient de dévoiler OC&C Strategy Consultants3, E. Leclerc bénéficie d’un score d’attractivité puissant, obtenu grâce à ses points forts reconnus par les consommateurs : les prix bas, la […]

Alimentation Couche-Tard and FUCHS PETROLUB SE deal received clearance from the competition authorities

Laval (Québec), Canada, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (TSX: ATD.A / ATD.B) announces today the closing of the deal to sell its lubricants business to FUCHS PETROLUB SE (“FUCHS”). The deal, announced on August 1 st , 2015, was subject to standard regulatory approvals and closing conditions and has now received clearance from […]

IKEA US raises awareness of important home safety; will only sell window blinds and coverings with no cords or non-accessible cords

Conshohocken, PA, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA US announces today that as of October 1, 2015, IKEA US stores will only sell window blinds and coverings with no cords or non-accessible cords. This announcement is part of the ongoing IKEA home safety program, Safer Homes Together, which focuses on educating customers about safety at […]

H&M opens its first store in India

After months of anticipation amongst fashion-lovers, the first H&M store in New Delhi is now open! In an unprecedented milestone, over 2,500 H&M fans lined up prior to the ribbon cutting for the official launch of the city’s new fashion destination. The roaring energy and excitement earlier this morning truly celebrated the brand’s offering of […]

Sarah Cary PhD promoted to Head of Sustainable Places at British Land

LONDON, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sarah Cary PhD has been promoted to Head of Sustainable Places at British Land reporting to Lucinda Bell, Chief Financial Officer. She will be responsible for ensuring that sustainability is embedded into the business through the four strategic pillars of the strategy: Wellbeing, Community, Futureproofing and Skills and […]

ALDI removes certified synthetic colors, partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) and added MSG from all of its exclusive brand food products

Grocery Store Removes Certified Synthetic Colors, Partially Hydrogenated Oils and Added MSG Batavia, Ill., 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — ALDI, the nation’s low-price grocery leader*, announced that it has removed certified synthetic colors, removed partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) and removed added MSG from all of its exclusive brand food products. This announcement is part of […]

Unibail-Rodamco completes the disposal of Nova Lund shopping centre in Sweden to TH Real Estate for €176 Mn

Paris, Amsterdam, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Further to the agreement with TH Real Estate entered into on March 5, 2015, Unibail-Rodamco announces the completion of the disposal of Nova Lund shopping centre (Lund, Sweden). The total acquisition cost(1) amounts to SEK1,635 Mn (€176 Mn) (2) , representing a net initial yield(3) of 5.5% […]

NRF and e-digital consultancy FitForCommerce release their first Omnichannel Retail Index

WASHINGTON, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation and e-digital consultancy FitForCommerce announced today the release of their first Omnichannel Retail Index, a report that examines 120 retailers across multiple categories and their use of omnichannel strategies across web, mobile and store, such as buy online pick up in store, real-time inventory […]

Federal Realty Investment Trust acquires 85% interest in The Shops at Sunset Place mixed-use center in South Miami, Florida

Federal Realty expands presence in key Miami Dade submarkets ROCKVILLE, Md., 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) today announced its acquisition of an 85% interest in The Shops at Sunset Place, a 515,000-square-foot, mixed-use center in South Miami, Florida based on a gross value of $110.2 million. The transaction […]

Tractor Supply Company signed with EPA to ensure all small-engine products purchased by the Company for resale comply with the Clean Air Act

BRENTWOOD, TN, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today announced that it has signed an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) relating to the sale of small-engine merchandise by the Company. Under the agreement, Tractor Supply Company will implement a […]

DDR sold 19 operating assets and two land parcels during 3Q 2015

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — DDR Corp. (NYSE: DDR) today announced that it closed on the disposition of 21 assets totaling $302 million at 100% ownership, $145 million at DDR’s share, during the third quarter of 2015. During the third quarter, DDR sold 19 operating assets and two land parcels for an aggregate […]

Baby products retailer Babies“R”Us® redesigns its namesake diaper line to better deliver on parents’ needs for their little ones

New Assortment of Diapers and Training Pants Provide Babies with Better Fit, Absorbency and Comfort WAYNE, NJ, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Babies“R”Us®, the nation’s leading dedicated baby products retailer, has redesigned its namesake diaper line to better deliver on parents’ needs for their little ones. The enhanced assortment of diapers, available exclusively at Babies“R”Us, […]

Publix Super Markets Inc. declared quarterly dividend of 20 cents per share

LAKELAND, Fla., 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Publix Super Markets Inc. announced its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 20 cents per share on its common stock. The dividend will be payable Nov. 2, 2015, either through direct deposit or mailed as a check to stockholders of record as of the close […]

Russian retailer X5 Retail Group to hold its Extraordinary general meeting of shareholders on 15 October 2015

Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or the “Company”), a leading Russian retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), invites its shareholders and holders of global depository receipts (GDRs) to its Extraordinary general meeting of shareholders (the “EGM”) to be held at Parkstraat 20, 2514 JK The Hague, The Netherlands at 11.00 CET […]

SUPERVALU: Sam Duncan intends to retire as President and CEO on February 29, 2016

Bruce Besanko Promoted to Chief Operating Officer Susan Grafton Promoted to Chief Financial Officer MINNEAPOLIS, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU) today announced that Sam Duncan has informed the Company’s Board of Directors of his intention to retire as President and CEO on February 29, 2016, following the end of the Company’s fiscal […]