Speke Unit Trust exchanged contracts with Cineworld for 11-screen cinema, including Superscreen technology at New Mersey Shopping Park, Speke

LIVERPOOL, 2015-10-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Speke Unit Trust, the specialist retail park fund advised by British Land and managed by Schroders, has exchanged contracts with Cineworld for an 11-screen cinema, including state-of-the-art Superscreen technology at New Mersey Shopping Park, Speke.  The letting to Cineworld follows the receipt of planning permission from Liverpool City […]

Asda reduces fuel price; calls on Gov to maintain its freeze on fuel duty

Falling fuel costs, along with falling food costs, continue to be one of the main drivers behind the rise in discretionary income Asda Income Tracker shows that inflation on vehicle fuel is down -14% compared with the same period last year Regions such as Scotland, Northern Ireland and the North East of England, would be […]

Brits continue to enjoy boost in spending power – Asda’s latest Income Tracker

LEEDS, England, 2015-10-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Families continue to enjoy boost in spending power as Asda’s latest Income Tracker reveals that Brits were all fired up with an extra £18 a week to spend in September, compared to 2014. The average household across the UK enjoyed a September surprise with weekly discretionary income […]

Ahold in three-year partnership with startup accelerator Startupbootcamp

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-10-27 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Ahold today announced it has entered into a three-year partnership with startup accelerator Startupbootcamp, to support young companies elected to participate in the Startupbootcamp E-commerce program. Being involved with Startupbootcamp will enable Ahold to witness e-commerce trends and innovations at their origin and get to know promising […]

Northern Ireland Retail Consortium: Fundamental reform of the £588 million business rates system should be a top priority for next devolved government

LONDON, 2015-10-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fundamental reform of the £588 million business rates system in Northern Ireland should be a top priority for the next devolved government in order to encourage investment and sustain jobs, according to the Northern Ireland Retail Consortium. The NIRC has launched a detailed 8-page policy paper entitled Business […]

Macerich: 45 retailers to join the redeveloped Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek, Calif

First Retailers Set to Open Late 2015, along with Expanded Macy’s, at Market-dominant East Bay Property SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2015-10-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macerich (NYSE: MAC) announced today 45 retailers set to join the expanded and completely redeveloped Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek, Calif. The center, anchored by Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus and Macy’s, […]

The Macerich Company declared 4.4% increase in its quarterly cash dividend to $.68 per share of common stock

SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2015-10-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of The Macerich Company (NYSE: MAC) declared a 4.4% increase in its quarterly cash dividend to $.68 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on December 4, 2015 to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 12, […]

Alegro Setubal vying for the MAPIC Awards 2015

CROIX, France, 2015-10-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — After an award at the ICSC Awards 2015, Alegro Setubal has again caught the attention of experts in the real estate world.   The recently renovated center is vying for the MAPIC Awards 2015 this time, in the category “Best Redeveloped Shopping Centres”!   The results will […]

EuroShop Düsseldorf to enter Indian markets in 2016

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2015-10-27 — /EPR Retail News/ —  EuroShop Düsseldorf, the world’s leading trade fair for capital goods in the retail trade, will be entering the Indian markets in 2016. After all, the subcontinent of India is about to become a major economic power and is also one of the fastest growing retail markets in […]

RILA: banks announced they will move to chip and PIN cards while ABA lobbyist says PIN is not going to be adopted in U.S.

Arlington , VA, 2015-10-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Earlier this month, lobbyists from the American Bankers Association (ABA) loudly asserted that an FBI consumer alert urging consumers to use PINs with newly issued EMV or “chip” credit cards was misguided, because banks in the United States were not issuing chip and PIN credit cards. A […]

Experian Marketing Services topped the list of email marketing vendors to the largest digital retailers – Internet Retailer

Retailers that leverage Experian’s marketing technology saw ecommerce revenue increase more than 10 percent since 2014, according to internet RETAILER®’s leading vendors report Experian Marketing Services is named the top email technology provider to the largest retailers in North America New York, N.Y., 2015-10-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Experian Marketing Services, a recognized leader […]

Fitness apparel: Kickstarter campaign for new technology that supercharges workouts by over 50%; suggested retail price $159.99

Burns 50% + Calories, With Over 70% Muscle Activation; Weighs Under 3 Lbs.; Has the Functionality of Over 15 Products In One; Can Be Used With Any Exercise Routine; And Is 100% Mobile, It Can Go Wherever You Go! Baton Rouge, LA, 2015-10-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Adrian Cornish and Nathan Roy have innovated a […]