Hudson’s Bay Company declares quarterly dividend of $0.05 per common share

TORONTO & NEW YORK, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hudson’s Bay Company (“HBC” or the “Company”) (TSX:HBC) announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend for holders of the Company’s common shares in the amount of $0.05 per common share. The dividend will be paid on April 15, 2016 to shareholders […]

Weis Markets receives final Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board approval to open beer café in its Mechanicsburg store

First Harrisburg area in-store café is fully stocked and open for business SUNBURY, PA and Mechanicsburg, PA, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets today received final Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) approval earlier today to open a beer café in its Mechanicsburg store located at 5140 Simpson Ferry Road. Associates began stocking shelves and […]

Schnucks unveils freshly remodeled St. Charles County stores in Mid Rivers, O’Fallon and Harvester

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo., 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Three Schnucks St. Charles County stores, Mid Rivers, O’Fallon and Harvester, will unveil freshly remodeled interiors prior to the Easter holiday this weekend. Upon entering, customers will notice improved lighting, clean lines and new décor. Behind the scenes, Schnucks made equipment updates including energy efficient and […]

Raley’s Family of Fine Stores named the official grocery partner of the Sacramento Kings

Fair Oaks, CA, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Raley’s Family of Fine Stores has been named the official grocery partner of the Sacramento Kings. The legacy partnership will promote the two Sacramento organizations’ shared commitment to encourage health and wellness throughout the region. As the Kings move into their newly built arena, Raley’s will join Golden […]

Kroger announces new presidents for Roundy’s Supermarkets and Mariano’s

CINCINNATI and MILWAUKEE, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced the promotion of Michael Marx, currently vice president of people operations for Kroger, to serve as president of Roundy’s Supermarkets, Wisconsin, effective April 1. The company also announced the promotion of Don Rosanova, currently executive vice president of operations for […]

Colruyt opens brand-new store at the Romeinsesteenweg in Wemmel

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 23 Match, a brand-new Colruyt store opens at the Romeinsesteenweg in Wemmel. This 234rth Colruyt store has a sales surface of 1.450 m² and employs 29 salespeople. Felix Daniels, store manager of Colruyt Wemmel: “A lot of people in this area already shop at Colruyt. Until […]

Tesco’s map of ‘Brew-tain’ reveals Suffolk as the champion when it comes to producing UK’s favourite bottled beers

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — When it comes to producing the UK’s favourite bottled beers Suffolk is the UK’s champion – a unique ale map of Britain can reveal. The East Anglian county is home to five of Britain’s most popular bottled ales including the No 1 top seller, Old Speckled Hen. Other […]

Four Corners Property Trust, Inc. president and CEO William H. Lenehan elected to Macy’s, Inc. Board of Directors

CINCINNATI, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mar. 22, 2016– William H. Lenehan, president and chief executive officer of Four Corners Property Trust, Inc., has been elected to the Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) Board of Directors, effective April 1, 2016. Lenehan, 39, has extensive knowledge and experience in real estate development and management. He was named president […]

Macy’s partners with Operation PROM to ensure all girls look and feel special on prom night

Through a partnership with Operation PROM, Macy’s is donating prom dresses to girls in need NEW YORK, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s (NYSE:M) is helping every girl reign supreme as the prom style queen with a breathtaking assortment of dresses and accessories. With styles that range from fairytale princess to Old Hollywood glamour to […]

John Lewis Partnership announces the appointment of Keith Williams as non-executive Deputy Chairman

LONDON, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership announces the appointment of Keith Williams as non-executive Deputy Chairman, succeeding Mark Price who leaves the Partnership on 4 April 2016, as announced in October 2015. Keith Williams will be taking up his new role from 4 April 2016. Keith joined the Partnership Board as […]

Belk announces five bands with South roots as 2016 Southern Musician Showcase winners

Finale Event in Charleston Features Five Talented Bands with Southern Roots CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Five bands with ties to the South received the surprise of a lifetime when Belk declared them winners of its 2016 Southern Musician Showcase during the competition’s finale event held on March 19 in Charleston. The […]

IKEA announces contractors for building its future Columbus, Ohio store

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced contractors are hired for building its future Columbus, Ohio store. Pending remaining permits, this progress allows the project to continue on track for site work to commence, with groundbreaking this spring and a store opening in Summer 2017, […]

IKEA Foundation commits $13.9 million to Water.org to expand its WaterCredit model

Kansas City, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA Foundation today, World Water Day, announced a new grant to Water.org to expand efforts to provide safe water and sanitation to one million people in India and Indonesia. IKEA Foundation is committing $13.9 million to Water.org to expand its WaterCredit model, helping families have access to small, […]

#F21xMusic: Forever 21 debuts Festival 2016 Collection celebrating music and LA vibe

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forever 21, one of the most recognized and largest independent fashion retailers in the world, debuts its Festival 2016 Collection, globally, celebrating music and an LA vibe around the world through its campaign tagline #F21xMusic. Fun, feminine energy shines through the campaign imagery, photographed by Zoey Grossman […]

Forever 21 debuts Spring collection and campaign with models Cayley King, Courtney Eaton, Jonathan Bellini, and Marloes Horst

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forever 21, one of the most recognized and largest independent fashion retailers in the world, debuts its Spring collection and campaign globally with rising international models Cayley King, Courtney Eaton, Jonathan Bellini, and Marloes Horst. With a strong focus on denim, the campaign, which was photographed by […]

Kimco Realty Corporation announces groundbreaking ceremony for 450,000 square foot shopping center in Spring, Texas

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corporation is happy to announce a groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate Grand Parkway Marketplace, a new 450,000 square foot open-air shopping center development in Spring, Texas anchored by Target Corporation. The project has generated strong retailer demand with approximately 75 percent pre-leased, based on […]

Overwaitea Food Group converts two Kelowna Cooper’s Foods stores in Winfield and in Vernon to Save-On-Foods

Winfield, Vernon Cooper’s Foods expected to convert to Save-OnFoods next week Kelowna, B.C., 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Two Kelowna grocery stores have become Save-On-Foods after converting overnight from Cooper’s Foods. The former Cooper’s Foods stores in Rutland and Glenmore, owned and operated by the Langley-based Overwaitea Food Group, officially opened as Save-On-Foods Friday, […]

The Overwaitea Food Group named one of Canada’s Best Employers for 2016 and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers

Langley, B.C., 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Overwaitea Food Group (OFG) has two accolades to add to its growing list, having recently been named one of Canada’s Best Employers for 2016 and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers. In a report co-published by the Globe and Mail and Mediacorp, OFG was recognized as one […]

Overwaitea Food Group converts four Kamloops Cooper’s Foods stores to Save-On-Foods

Kamloops, B.C., 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Four Kamloops grocery stores have become Save-On-Foods after converting overnight from Cooper’s Foods. The four former Cooper’s Foods stores, owned and operated by the Langley-based Overwaitea Food Group, opened Friday morning, February 19, as Save-On-Foods after converting overnight with minimal interruption to customers. As Save-On-Foods, the stores offer […]

GQ announces the return of the Best New Menswear Designers in America program for the tenth year

GQ Partners with Gap for the Fifth Year to Create Limited-Edition Collections New York, N.Y., 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — GQ announced today the return of the Best New Menswear Designers in America program for the tenth year, celebrating some of the top designer alumni from the past decade. The project, established in 2007, recognizes […]