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Daily Archives: January 16, 2016

Rite Aid Foundation’s KidCents program donates $2 million to The Fred Rogers Company to support production of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood on PBS KIDS

New Funding to Support Production of Award-Winning Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood on PBS KIDS Camp Hill, Pa, 2016-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Rite Aid Foundation's KidCents program announced today a $2 million donation to The Fred Rogers Company, a non-profit company that specializes in creating quality children's programming for public television. The donation will be used…

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Dunbar Armored and Wincor Nixdorf to deliver CM2900 the first coin and currency recycling smart safe

Paderborn, GERMANY, 2016-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — CM2900 Smart Safe, Offering Low-Cost Recycling for Retailers, to be First Dunbar Cash Office Product Unveiled at National Retail Federation BIG Show 2016 Dunbar Armored, America’s largest independent, full-service security organization, today announced that it has partnered with Wincor Nixdorf, a leading retail cash management solutions provider, to deliver…

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Moody’s Investors Service upgrades Citycon’s credit rating to Baa1

Helsinki, 2016-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Citycon’s investment grade level long-term corporate credit rating to Baa1. The outlook is stable. The previous rating was Baa2 with a stable outlook. The rating was upgraded mainly due to Citycon’s improved business profile following the acquisition and integration of Norwegian Sektor Gruppen that increased…

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Kroger declares quarterly dividend of 10.5¢ per share to be paid on March 1, 2016

CINCINNATI, 2016-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The Kroger Co.'s (NYSE: KR) Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of 10.5¢ per share to be paid on March 1, 2016 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 15, 2016. Kroger has delivered double-digit compound growth in its dividend since it…

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7‑Eleven launches its second Operation: Take Command campaign to give away franchise fee-free store to Military Vet

DALLAS, TX, 2016-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — If you have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, are looking to open a franchise and be your own boss, 7‑Eleven, Inc.has something in store for you. Dallas-based 7‑Eleven is recruiting qualified men and women who have been honorably discharged to enlist in the company’s secondOperation: Take Command…

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Tesco PLC welcomes Alison Platt and Simon Patterson to its Board as independent Non-Executive Directors

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco PLC is pleased to announce that Alison Platt and Simon Patterson will join the Board as additional independent Non-Executive Directors with effect from 1 April 2016. In addition, from that date, Alison Platt will join the Remuneration Committee, and Simon Patterson will join the Audit Committee. Alison Platt…

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John Lewis announces the appointment of James Prince as branch head at its department store in Leeds

LONDON, 2016-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis has today announced that James Prince will become head of branch at its department store in Leeds, set to open autumn 2016. John Lewis will invest £37 million in the 255,000 sq ft department store, which will be one of the largest outside London. James will lead the…

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IKEA Foundation has contributed $97.7M to Save the Children and UNICEF since 2003; benefitted over 12 M children in over 46 countries

Conshohocken, PA, 2016-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 12 million children in over 46 countries have better schools, teachers and learning materials, thanks to a 13 year partnership between the IKEA Foundation, Save the Children and UNICEF. Since 2003, the IKEA Foundation’s ‘Soft Toys for Education’ campaign has contributed $97.7 million (€88 million) *…

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IKEA recalls LATTJO Tongue Drums and LATTJO Drumsticks

IKEA urges customers who have LATTJO Tongue Drums or LATTJO Drumsticks to immediately remove them from children and return them to any IKEA store where they will receive a full refund. CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA has received six reports of the rubber ball on the end of the drumsticks detaching or being…

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