Inditex to allocate €3.7m to Water.org to facilitate access to safe water and sanitation to those with scarce resources

The contribution will facilitate more than 33,000 microloans for this purpose and will benefit more than 160,000 people in Bangladesh and Cambodia. Arteixo, Spain, 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inditex will allocate €3.7m to Water.org to facilitate access to safe water and sanitation to those with scarce resources. On December 3, the Group’s chairman, Pablo […]

Dunkin’ Donuts and franchise group Berliner III, LLC to develop 14 new restaurants in St. Louis and 2 new locations in Kansas City

FIRST DUNKIN’ DONUTS RESTAURANT UNDER NEW AGREEMENT PLANNED TO OPEN IN 2016 CANTON, MA, 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with franchise group Berliner III, LLC to develop 14 new restaurants in St. Louis and two […]

Rite Aid Corporation announces sales results for November

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today announced sales results of its retail pharmacy segment for November. Monthly Sales For the five weeks ended Nov. 28, 2015, same store sales increased 0.9 percent over the prior-year period. November front-end same store sales increased 1.2 percent. Pharmacy same store sales, […]

Dollar General promotions: John W. Garratt as CFO; Anita C. Elliott as Chief Accounting Officer

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced the promotion of John W. Garratt to executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective December 2, 2015. Garratt has served as Dollar General’s interim CFO since June 2015 and previously served as its senior vice president of finance and strategy since […]

Dollar General Corporation to pay quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share on its common stock

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced today that the Company’s Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share on the Company’s common stock. The dividend will be payable on January 6, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 23, 2015. About Dollar […]

Dollar General Q3 2015: we executed well in a retail environment very similar to the second quarter

Net Sales Increased 7.3%; Same-Store Sales Increased 2.3% Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 10% to $0.86; Adjusted Diluted EPS Increased 11% to $0.88 Incremental $1 Billion Share Repurchase Authorization Announced $1.2 Billion of Capital Returned to Shareholders Year to Date Through Combination of 13.4 Million Shares Repurchased and Dividends Paid Company Updates 2015 Financial Guidance […]

Taubman Centers, Inc. to pay regular quarterly dividend of $0.565 per share of common stock

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.565 per share of common stock. The common dividend is payable December 31, 2015, to shareholders of record on December 15, 2015. The Board of Directors also declared quarterly dividends of […]

Weingarten Realty Investors to release its fourth quarter 2015 earnings on February 16, 2016

HOUSTON, 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) announced today its fourth quarter 2015 earnings will be released after the market closes on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. Senior Management will host a quarterly earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. Event: Weingarten Realty’s Fourth Quarter 2015 Earnings Results […]

Ingles Markets to webcast its fourth quarter earnings conference call on December 10, 2015

ASHEVILLE, N.C., 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMKTA) will provide an online, real-time webcast and rebroadcast of its fourth quarter earnings conference call on December 10, 2015. Ingles plans to release earnings for its fourth quarter ended September 26, 2015, on December 10, 2015. The live broadcast of Ingles Markets’ quarterly conference call will […]

Philippines: SM Supermalls partners with Cebu Sealife Park Inc. to bring Cebu Ocean Park within the SM Seaside City Cebu Complex

Family bonding destination ‘Above All Else’ Cebu, Philippines, 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Families in Cebu and the rest in the Visayas and Mindanao are in for an ‘Above All Else’ kind of treat as SM Supermalls, the country’s biggest mall network, announced a strategic partnership with Cebu Sealife Park Inc., the same group […]

Martha Stewart Pets holiday collection provides festive ways to celebrate the season with our Pets available exclusively at PetSmart®

From Apparel and Toys to Pampering and Home Décor, Holiday Line Offers Martha’s Take on Petsgiving – Celebrating the Holidays with our Pets PHOENIX, 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — From classic barn coats and festive bow-tie collars to plaid sweaters, beauty products, and cozy holiday-themed beds, the Martha Stewart Pets holiday collection, available exclusively at PetSmart®, […]

Cabela’s to explore and evaluate a wide range of strategic alternatives to further enhance shareholder value

SIDNEY, Neb., 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE:CAB) today announced that its Board of Directors is initiating a process to explore and evaluate a wide range of strategic alternatives to further enhance shareholder value. “We continue to believe that our Vision 2020 strategy will position Cabela’s to be the world’s best omni-channel retailer, […]

University of Edinburgh Business School partners with Dixons Carphone to develop teaching and research in data science

LONDON, 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — University of Edinburgh Business School has announced a new partnership with Europe’s leading specialist electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, Dixons Carphone. The educational tie-up will champion and develop the role of data science and analytics in business education. As business becomes ever more digital and data-driven, […]

Ireland’s largest convenience and fuel retailer Topaz Energy Group Ltd to be acquired by Canadian company Alimentation Couche-Tard

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Topaz Energy Group Ltd, Ireland’s largest convenience and fuel retailer, is to be acquired by the publicly quoted Canadian company Alimentation Couche-Tard (known as Couche-Tard). The two companies signed an agreement today that will lead to the acquisition by the Canadian company of Topaz Energy Group Ltd […]

Wine.com highlights top wines purchased during the first 11 months of 2015 in its 9th annual Wine.com 100

Customers choose top 100 from field of 20,000 unique wines San Francisco, CA, 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wine.com, the nation’s leading online wine retailer, today announced the ninth annual Wine.com 100. Highlighting the top wines purchased during the first 11 months of 2015, the Wine.com 100 is the industry’s only list based exclusively on […]

Starbucks partners with on-demand delivery service Postmates to bring delivery experience to life

SEATTLE, 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks brought its first Starbucks Green Apron Delivery to the Empire State Building in October, a service designed specifically for a dense urban environment and one of the most requested by Starbucks customers. But customers aren’t just in office buildings – they’re at soccer games with their kids, […]

Carrefour celebrates International Disability Day and constantly striving to integrate people with disabilities into the workplace

Find out how Carrefour is constantly striving to do more to integrate people with disabilities into the workplace! We take a look at some of the initiatives being implemented in the various countries in which the Group operates. Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is involved in long-term initiatives designed to integrate growing […]

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. to acquire Ireland’s leading convenience and fuel retailer Topaz

Laval, Québec, Canada, 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ —Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (“Couche-Tard”) (TSX: ATD.A/ATD.B) announces today that it has signed, through one of its wholly-owned indirect subsidiaries, an agreement to acquire Ireland’s leading convenience and fuel retailer Topaz, through purchasing the majority share capital (more than 99.86%) of both Topaz Energy Group Limited (“TEGL”) and Resource […]

British Land announced successful liability management transaction

LONDON, 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 24 November 2015, British Land announced a tender offer in respect of its £200 million 6.75% First Mortgage Debenture Bonds due 2020 of which £170 million was outstanding.  The deadline for that offer was 4.00pm on 1 December 2015.  Today, British Land has announced that it received […]

BRC-NIELSEN: Shop prices fell by 2.1% in November from a 1.8% decline in October

Overall shop prices reported deflation of 2.1% in November from a 1.8% decline in October, a joint record low. Food reported annual deflation of 0.3% from a 0.4% fall in October. On a 12-month average basis, the Shop Price Index reported deflation of 1.7%. Non-food deflation decelerated to 3.3% from 2.7% in October. LONDON, 2015-12-4 […]

Inditex: Zara Home to launch its online platform in Australia

 Zara Home Australia chosen as the Inditex Group’s début e-commerce platform in the Southern Hemisphere The product catalogue available at www.zarahome.com includes home textiles from sheets and towels to tablecloths as well as a selection of furniture, dishware, cutlery, home decoration objects and gifts The online milestone coincides with the opening of the chain’s #500 […]

Sidney Save-On-Foods manager Justin McGregor awarded the Generation Next Award

Justin McGregor awarded the Generation Next Award at gala dinner in Toronto Vancouver, B.C., 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — ​​​Sidney Save-On-Foods manager Justin McGregor is this year’s recipient of the Generation Next Award, a national award that recognizes leaders under the age of 40 in the grocery industry. The award was presented at a dinner held […]