IKEA U.S. announces the results of the Together, We Eat contest

Three Grand Prize Winners Share the Recipes and Stories Behind Beloved Family Dishes CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today IKEA U.S. announced the results of the Together, We Eat contest, a quest launched earlier this year to find the fifty best consumer stories behind cherished family recipes. The contest celebrated the power of food […]

CVS Health completes the acquisition of Target’s pharmacy and clinic businesses for approximately $1.9 billion

Woonsocket, RI and Minneapolis, MN, 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) and Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) announced today that CVS Health has completed the acquisition of Target’s pharmacy and clinic businesses for approximately $1.9 billion. With the completion of the transaction, CVS Health acquired Target’s 1,672 pharmacies across 47 states and will […]

US Foods to expand its distribution center in Fife, Washington

New facility will be more efficient and offer an expanded product offering for its customers Rosemont, Ill., 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods today announced plans to expand its distribution center in Fife, Washington. The expansion project kicks off in late January 2016 and will nearly double the size of its current facility, allowing the […]

Leading Russian food retailer X5 Retail Group announces the opening of its 7,000th store in Russia

Krasnodar, RUSSIA, 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group (“X5” or the “Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announces the opening of its 7,000th store in Russia and a more than 1.5x year-on-year increase in the expansion rate of its retail chains. Since the beginning of the year, X5 has opened more […]

Whole Foods Market named one of FORTUNE’s top 25 “Blue Ribbon Companies” for 2015

AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market has been named one of FORTUNE’s top 25 “Blue Ribbon Companies” for 2015. Already a FORTUNE “World’s Most Admired,” “Best Company to Work For,” and a “Change the World” company in 2015, Whole Foods Market earned a spot on the “Blue Ribbon Companies” list for being […]

Rite Aid extends shopping hours to help customers complete their shopping lists

Many Rite Aid Stores Nationwide Offer Extended Shopping Hours From 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Through Dec. 23 CAMP HILL, Pa., 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — From now through Dec. 23, select Rite Aid stores nationwide are offering extended shopping hours to help customers complete their shopping lists. From family to friends, school teachers and coworkers, […]

Macey’s grocery stores donates 1,500 pounds of Ham to Utah Food Bank and St Vincent de Paul’s Dining Hall

Local grocery store helps provide 1,500 pounds of ham for families in need Salt Lake City, UT, 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macey’s grocery stores will donate approximately 1,500 pounds of Hormel Ham to Utah Food Bank and St Vincent de Paul’s Dining Hall on Thursday, December 17, at 10:00 a.m. at Macey’s in Sandy. The […]

PREIT to release its financial results for the quarter ending December 31, 2015 on February 23, 2016

PHILADELPHIA, 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT / NYSE: PEI) intends to release its financial results for the quarter ending December 31, 2015 after market trading closes onTuesday, February 23, 2016. Management has scheduled a conference call for 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, to review the Company’s […]

PREIT: Dick’s Sporting Goods to open at Cumberland Mall in Vineland, New Jersey

Store will backfill former JC Penney location PHILADELPHIA, 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — PREIT  (NYSE: PEI) announces its plans to open a Dick’s Sporting Goods at Cumberland Mall in Vineland, New Jersey. The sports and fitness retailer, which offers brand name, high-quality sporting equipment, accessories, apparel and footwear at competitive prices, will occupy the former […]

The Auchan Retail International Graduate Program launched

Croix Cedex, France, 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Auchan Graduate Program gives 35 talented young employees and graduates from 9 countries the opportunity to take part in an ambitious international course. The objective? To create a global pool of talented individuals with strong potential and to nurture selected future managers within the group and […]

Chicago high school students got expert training from music industry professionals during Best Buy’s Grammy Camp Weekend

  MINNEAPOLIS, 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nearly 40 high school students from Chicago got expert training from music industry professionals earlier this month during Best Buy’s Grammy Camp Weekend, powered by Chicago City of Learning. The aspiring artists studied with Grammy Foundation professionals, whose clientele includes artists such as Beyoncé, Jason Mraz, Jay Z, Madonna, […]

Best Buy employee Nate Black becomes Internet sensation

In the past week, Nate Black has gone from Best Buy employee to Internet sensation. MINNEAPOLIS, 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nate is one of the stars of “Instagram Husband,” a comedy sketch in which husbands complain about having to take photos of their wives for the social media platform. The short video spoof has […]

Albert Heijn: Eerste Allerhande Kerstfestival smaakt naar meer

  Praten met mensen achter de producten wordt enorm gewaardeerd Utrecht, NETHERLANDS, 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Het Spoorwegmuseum vormde dit weekend voor dagelijks meer dan 10.000 bezoekers het decor van een sprookjesachtig en gezellig kerstfestijn. Het Allerhande Kerstfestival was, ondanks het wisselvallige weer, volledig uitverkocht. Dit kon de bezoekers niet deren, want zij gaven […]

Hong Kong: A.S. Watson Group Celebrates its 175th Anniversary

  Hong Kong, 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — 175 years ago, a small dispensary opened in Hong Kong as one of the very first pharmacies in the city. Today, this Hong Kong-based dispensary, the forerunner of A.S. Watson Group (the “Group”), has grown into the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, with over […]

Klépierre: early repayment of all outstanding US Private Placement notes

PARIS, 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Klépierre announces that it has fully early repaid all of its outstanding US Private Placement notes for a nominal value of 840 million euros and terminated attached cross currency swaps. This financing, issued by Corio in 2007, was denominated in USD (830 million), euros (100 million), and GBP […]

Klépierre Supervisory Board as of December 15, 2015

PARIS, 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — During its meeting held on December 14, 2015, the Supervisory Board of Klépierre acknowledged the resignation of Mrs. Dominique Aubernon of her mandate of member of the Supervisory Board following the disposal by BNP Paribas of its entire stake in the share capital of Klépierre. The Supervisory Board […]

New Zealand: 2016 New World Beer & Cider Awards now accept entries

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Entries are now open for the 2016 New World Beer & Cider Awards.  Breweries, large and small, are encouraged to enter and compete in this unique celebration of great beer and cider from New Zealand and around the world. The number of beer and cider products […]

Malaysia: GCH Retails (M) Sdn Bhd opens new branch in Shah Alam

Shah Alam, Malaysia, 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — GCH Retails (M) Sdn Bhd’s latest branch in Shah Alam Is set to offer competitive pricing and business opportunities for the local population. “Giant is here to serve the daily needs of the high-density population of Kampung Melayu Subang. Our everyday-low prices will ensure basic staples are […]

Philippines: SM Prime Holdings mall business announces recent ISO 22301 certification

Pasay City, Philippines, 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The mall business of SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), the country’s largest integrated property developer, reported its recent certification by the International Organization for Standardization. The ISO 22301 certification affirms the company’s commitment to meet the needs of its stakeholders especially in times of disasters and […]

Castorama France re-opens its Antibes store after 2 year long green building renovation

Antibes, France, 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Castorama France has formally re-opened its Antibes store in the south of France after a two-year long period of works. The store, which officially reopened in December, now leads the way on green building design. The five original store buildings have been redeveloped into two. The main […]