Kopflager in Berkhof: REWE Group steigert nochmals die Frische der Warengruppe bei REWE und PENNY

REWE Group steigert nochmals die Frische der Warengruppe bei REWE und PENNY Köln, Germany, 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Frischeoffensive. Nach rund neun Monaten Bauzeit nimmt die REWE Group heute (5.11.) in Berkhof bei Hannover ihr bundesweit zweites Kopflager für Obst und Gemüse in Betrieb. Bisher fuhren sämtliche Obst- und Gemüse-Lieferanten eines oder gar mehrere […]

Jerónimo Martins 9 months 2015: Net consolidated results grow by 6.4%

Lisbon, Portugal, 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the first nine months of the year, the main business areas of Jerónimo Martins saw sales and shares of market increase over the previous year, in a strongly competitive context dominated by sales promotions in all the countries where we do business. The EBITDA and profits […]

New Zealand: Foodstuffs South Island Ltd won 3 awards at the annual Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)

Foodstuffs South Island Ltd has taken home three prestigious awards at the annual Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) awards dinner held on 21st October 2015. Christchurch, New Zealand, 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Simon Olsen, Inventory Manager Hornby Distribution Centre, was awarded Young Achiever of the Year; and Foodstuffs South Island Ltd […]

New Zealand: Foodstuffs North Island Limited to upgrade New World Pahiatua

Foodstuffs North Island Limited is excited to announce that they will soon be starting work to upgrade New World Pahiatua. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — “The planned upgrade of New World Pahiatua includes seismic strengthening work to the building to achieve an A grade earthquake rating and also a facelift to […]

ANTABAX raised funds for Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO) in collaboration with Malaysian retailer Giant

Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia, 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Company teams up with retailer to raise RM25,000 for women’s NGO ANTABAX has raised funds for Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO) through its Shared Health, Shared Hope campaign, in collaboration with Malaysian retailer Giant. The two-month campaign which started in June saw 5% of sales from the entire Antabax […]

SM Prime Holdings set interest rates for its Peso-denominated Series D, 5.25-year retail bonds at 4.5095%, and Series E, 10-year retail bonds at 4.7990%

Pasay City, Philippines, 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), one of the leading integrated property companies in Southeast Asia, has set the interest rates for its Peso-denominated Series D, 5.25-year retail bonds at 4.5095% p.a., and Series E, 10-year retail bonds at 4.7990% p.a. SM Prime will issue an aggregate […]

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. to release its Q3-2015 financial results on Nov 19, 2015

YORK, Pa., 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT) today announced that its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2015 will be released on Thursday, November 19, 2015. The Company will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time to discuss the financial results, followed by a question […]

Nancy A. Walsh appointed Executive VP, CFO at The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.

YORK, Pa., 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT) today announced the appointment of Nancy A. Walsh to the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective November 9, 2015. Ms. Walsh will have responsibility for Accounting, Treasury, Tax, Credit, Investor Relations, Legal and Internal Audit. Ms. […]

Bon-Ton Stores extends its private label credit card program with Alliance Data Systems Corporation’s Ohio-based card services business

YORK, Pa., 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT) today announced it has extended its private label credit card program agreement with Alliance Data Systems Corporation’s (NYSE:ADS) Ohio-based card services business, a premier provider of branded private label, co-brand, and commercial credit programs. The agreement provides that the original term is […]

Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) announced the opening of its Al Thuamama store; its 46th supermarket

The opening of the new branch came as a response to the needs of Al Thumama’s community Dr. Mohammed Al Qahtani: Al Meera’s expansion and development strategy will continue to keep pace with the development of the different areas in State QATAR, 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) announced the […]

Sales in the Swedish ICA stores rose by 3.9% in October 2015

Solna, Sweden, 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales in the Swedish ICA stores rose by 3.9% in October 2015 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 3.4%. October 2015 January – October 2015 Store sales, excl. VAT SEKm Change all stores Change like-for-like SEKm Change all stores Change like-for-like […]

GED Testing Service partnered with Walmart, KFC, Taco Bell and Southeastern Grocers to create GEDWorks(tm)

Louisville, KY, 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — GED Testing Service has partnered with some of the nation’s largest employers and most recognizable brands – including Walmart, KFC, Taco Bell and Southeastern Grocers – to create GEDWorksTM, a comprehensive program free for employees who want to earn their GED credential. The GEDWorks program includes everything […]

Pizza Hut Corporate awarded Environmental Star of Excellence Award by City of Plano, TX

Louisville, KY, 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pizza Hut corporate created the ‘Green Team’ earlier this year in an effort to create more sustainable office processes. The team has addressed several projects to implement sustainable practices at the Restaurant Support Center (RSC) this year including a waste audit, Earth Day events such as the […]

Yum! Brands raised over 18,000 pounds of food for the Dare to Care Food Bank in its hometown, Louisville, KY

Louisville, KY, 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last month, Yum! Brands reached its goal and raised over 18,000 pounds of food for the Dare to Care Food Bank in the Company’s hometown, Louisville, KY. This would not have been possible without a huge response from the community and the Company’s partners. We are extremely […]

H‑E‑B’s new employee ownership plan: 55,000 employees would be eligible to receive a portion of stock in the company

SAN ANTONIO, TX, 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — H‑E‑B, the largest private employer in Texas, announced today that 55,000 employees would be eligible to receive a portion of stock in the company under a new employee ownership plan. The plan commemorates the 110th anniversary of the company, which was founded and is owned by the Butt […]

Carolina Flooding: McDonald’s Corporation will donate $75,000 to the American Red Cross for disaster relief efforts

OAK BROOK, Ill., 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corporation today announced it will donate $75,000 to the American Red Cross for disaster relief efforts related to recent flooding in the Carolinas. The Red Cross estimates it will spend between $5 million and $8.3 million to respond to the historic flooding in the Carolinas. In […]

Walgreens Healthcare Clinics will transition to the Epic electronic health record (EHR) platform

Implementation will enable more seamless communication with local providers and health systems DEERFIELD, Ill., 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today announced its Healthcare Clinics will soon transition to the Epic electronic health record (EHR) platform, to further enhance care coordination among providers, while also supporting the long-term growth plan for its clinic business. […]

Walgreens Balance® Rewards members can now use their account through Apple Pay

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Balance® Rewards members can now seamlessly use their account through Apple Pay – without separately scanning a Balance Rewards card or barcode. More than 85 million active Balance Rewards members will have the ability to earn and redeem loyalty points via Apple Pay, the easy, secure […]

Pharmacy interventions for patients starting new medications can reduce overall healthcare costs – Walgreens study

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pharmacy interventions for patients starting new medications can improve adherence, lower health care utilization and reduce overall health care costs, according to a new study released by Walgreens. The study, “Improving Medication Adherence and Healthcare Outcomes in a Commercial Population Through a Retail Pharmacy Chain,” is one […]

Retail Award Switzerland 2015: Coop Verwaltungsratspräsident Hansueli Loosli erhält “People Award 2015” für herausragende Leistung

Coop Verwaltungsratspräsident erhält “People Award 2015” für herausragende Leistung BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Coop freut sich über die Auszeichnung von Hansueli Loosli mit dem Retail Award Switzerland 2015. Der langjährige Coop-Chef und heutige Verwaltungsratspräsident der Coop-Gruppe wird für seine herausragenden Leistungen und seine nachhaltigen Erfolge mit dem „People Award 2015“ gewürdigt. Dieser […]

Transgourmet expandiert nach Österreich

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Transgourmet übernimmt per 1. Januar 2016 zu 100 % die österreichische c+c pfeiffer, ein Tochterunternehmen der Pfeiffer Handelsgruppe. Damit gelingt es Transgourmet, in Österreich Fuss zu fassen und in einen bedeutenden Gastronomie-Markt einzusteigen. c+c pfeiffer ist ein traditionsreiches, erfolgreiches Unternehmen und hat sich in den letzten Jahren zur […]

Die Coop Genossenschaft erhöht auf Anfang 2016 die Mindestlöhne für ungelernte Mitarbeitende um 1,3 Prozent

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Coop Genossenschaft, die zweitgrösste Detailhändlerin der Schweiz, erhöht auf Anfang 2016 die Mindestlöhne für ungelernte Mitarbeitende um 1,3 Prozent. Auch Coop-Angestellte, die im Mindeststundenlohn arbeiten, werden im kommenden Jahr mehr verdienen. Weiter wird Coop 2016 individuelle strukturelle Lohnerhöhungen vornehmen. Trotz einem herausfordernden wirtschaftlichen Umfeld, vor allem auch […]

SSP to open new M&S Food to Go outlet at Newcastle International Airport

LONDON, 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, is to enhance the facilities at Newcastle International Airport with the opening of a new M&S Food to Go outlet. The new facility is part of a major redevelopment of the airport’s landside facilities. Located […]