83 percent of SMBs think an organized office is a vital part of their business – Office Depot

Larger SMBs View Disorganization as More Annoying than Poor Personal Hygiene BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, found the vast majority (83 percent) of small business owners (SMBs) think an organized office […]

Savor World Flavor: Taste of Spain at Kroger family of stores

Grocer to Expand its Imported HemisFares™ Brand as part of Savor World Flavor Event CINCINNATI, 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) family of stores is taking customers on a gourmet journey to taste the exquisite flavors of Spain during an exciting two-week event, Savor World Flavor: Taste of Spain. A team […]

Walgreens study: Patients eligible for pharmacy interventions experience 3 percent greater medication adherence and nearly 2 percent less hospitalizations

Patients eligible for pharmacy interventions experience 3 percent greater medication adherence and nearly 2 percent less hospitalizations DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens pharmacy patients offered a multi-faceted medication adherence program demonstrated 3 percent greater medication adherence1, and significantly lower healthcare spending, according to a new Walgreens study recently published in the peer-reviewed […]

Carrefour becomes partner of the 1st Start-Up Summit organised by Challenges

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour will be one of the partners of the 1st Start-Up Summit organised by Challenges, scheduled for 6 April at the Palais Brongniart. Hervé Parizot, Carrefour France’s head of e-commerce and client data, will be talking as part of a roundtable discussion on the theme: Big can be […]

Carrefour Spain celebrates 40 years in Valencia

Valencia, Spain, 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 30 March 1976, Carrefour Spain inaugurated what was to be its first hypermarket in the Valencia Community, Carrefour Alfafar. Its opening was a veritable revolution in the distribution sector, at a time when the commercial offer still followed traditional parameters. That centre is now an establishment which generates […]

Carrefour opens 7,700sqm hypermarket in Haikou, China

Haikou, China, 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Haikou Penghui hypermarket opened on March 26th in Haikou, in the Southern Territory. It has a 7,700sqm surface. The shopping center features 19 stores over a total sales area of 1,282sqm. And it includes a car park with space for 500 cars. Carrefour China has more than […]

H&M on Cambodia’s new trade union law: We believe well-functioning industrial relations are essential to the development of the country’s garment industry

H&M has been following the drafting of the Cambodian Trade Union Law closely. We believe well-functioning industrial relations are essential to the development of the Cambodian garment industry. It is of great importance to have a law which fully respects the ILO fundamental conventions on freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining (fundamental […]

Asda’s Income Tracker: UK families enjoyed double-digit increase in spending power last month vs the same month last year

The average UK household had a weekly disposable income of £197 in February, £12 more than in February 2015 Annual growth in spending power remained in the double digits in pound terms for the sixteenth consecutive month due to high wage growth Wage growth remained the biggest contributor to increased household discretionary income, an increase […]

Sushi Fest at Wegmans Chestnut Hill, MA on April 8 and 9, 2016

CHESTNUT HILL, MA, 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — EVENT: A celebration of sushi at Wegmans Chestnut Hill brings the excitement of Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji fish market straight to customers in the store. The event offers unique fish prepared by Wegmans’ premier sushi chefs. A Maguro no Kaitai show in the seafood department features a whole […]

Whole Foods Market unveils new line of plant-based hair care products priced below $10

Plant-based, salon-quality products priced below $10 AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market has launched a line of plant-based hair care products with key plant-active ingredients. The line features shampoos, conditioners and four different styling products. Each product in the line costs less than $10. Additionally, the hair care products meet the […]

Whole Foods Market’s video “For the Love of Cheese” won award at the International Association of Culinary Professionals Digital Media Awards

AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market’s video, “For the Love of Cheese,” won the “Single Food Focused Video” award at the International Association of Culinary Professionals Digital Media Awards, held Sunday night in Los Angeles. The video, produced by Angus Cann, spotlights Whole Foods Market Global Cheese Buyer Cathy Strange […]

Deutschen CSR-Forums: Die REWE Group hat den Deutschen CSR-Preis 2016 gewonnen

Apfelprojekt mit dem NABU als Beispiel nachhaltigen Wirtschaftens ausgezeichnet Köln, Deutschland, 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die REWE Group hat den Deutschen CSR-Preis 2016 gewonnen. Das Unternehmen erhielt die Auszeichnung in der Kategorie „Vorbildliche Kooperation eines Unternehmens mit NGOs/NPOs“ für sein PRO PLANET-Apfelprojekt mit dem NABU (Naturschutzbund Deutschland  e.V.). Der Preis wurde im Rahmen des […]

REWE-Konzern steigert Umsatz um 4,1 Prozent auf 43,7 Milliarden Euro

Umsatzplus von 3,7 Prozent* auf 52,4 Milliarden Euro und EBITA mit Plus von 12 Prozent auf 587 Millionen Euro REWE-Konzern steigert Umsatz um 4,1 Prozent* auf 43,7 Milliarden Euro Operatives Ergebnis EBITA aus fortzuführendem Geschäft steigt um 12 Prozent auf 587 Millionen Euro Selbstständige REWE-Kaufleute: EBITA wächst auf 250 Millionen Euro Investitionen in Höhe von […]

KMF Precision Sheet Metal Manufacturing apprentices partner with The Co-op to raise money for the Donna Louise Children’s Hospice

MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Three apprentices from KMF Precision Sheet Metal Manufacturing have teamed up with The Co-op to “engineer” a “grand” way to raise money for the Donna Louise Children’s Hospice. The final year apprentices of the Newcastle-based manufacturer – Joe Ward, 19, Andy Frost, 20, and Josh Wheatley, 21 – […]

The Co-operative Food to open its latest food store in Elton Head Road, St. Helens on 13 April

MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Food is set to open its latest food store following a £480,000 investment in St. Helens which has created 24 retail roles. The community retailer is investing to transform and grow its convenience business and is opening its new store in Elton Head Road, St Helens, […]

Target Corporation to consolidate its media buying and planning business under media agency based in New York City GroupM

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (April 5, 2016) Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) announced it will consolidate its media buying and planning business under GroupM, a world-class media agency based in New York City. GroupM began working with Target in 2015 and will assume full responsibility for Target’s media business. Target will immediately begin transitioning […]

Taubman Centers announces that Myron E. (Mike) Ullman has rejoined its Board of Directors

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) today announced thatMyron E. (Mike) Ullman has rejoined the company’s Board of Directors. He will serve as an independent member of the company’s board, filling the vacancy created by former Vice Chairman Lisa A. Payne’s departure on March 31, 2016. Mr. Ullman […]

Ingles Markets shifts its own egg sales to cage-free

ASHEVILLE, N.C., 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMKTA) today announced it will support the industry-wide transition to cage-free hen housing by shifting its own egg sales to cage-free, joining a growing list retailers, restaurants, food manufacturers and egg producers that have announced similar plans. Under the company’s new plan, Ingles’ goal is […]

Co-op opened 12 new stores in the first three months of 2016

MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — We opened 12 new stores in the first three months of 2016, investing over £8 million and creating 240 jobs for local people. Our new shops can be found all over the country – from Blackpool and Glasgow, to north London and Newhaven – providing communities with award-winning […]

Elite Model Look to host its Italian live casting sessions in Klépierre Group Shopping Centers

PARIS, 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the 33th consecutive year, the most famous modeling agency organizes her prestigious competition Elite Model Look. A genuine career accelerator, this contest, present in more than 30 countries, offers once again the possibility for thousands of young girls and boys to fulfill their dream. Open to young girls […]

PAMS supports the launch of the Great New Zealand Baking Book

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following on from the huge success of the Great New Zealand Cookbook, this year PAMS is supporting the launch of the Great New Zealand Baking Book. Celebrity chefs and bakers from around the country have lent their favourite baking recipes to this delightful book with proceeds […]

Advance Auto Parts announces the appointment of Thomas (Tom) Greco as CEO effective April 11, 2016

George Sherman, Current Interim CEO, Continues As President ROANOKE, Va., 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America serving both professional installers and do-it-yourself customers, today announced that the Company has named Thomas (Tom) Greco as CEO and a Director, effective April 11, 2016. […]

Defense Commissary Agency appoints Linda K. Randall new director of accounting

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Linda K. Randall has been named the Defense Commissary Agency’s director of accounting effective March 20. She fills a position last held by Cynthia Morgan from 2011 until Morgan was selected as director of budget and manpower in 2015. From that time, the resource management directorate manned […]

Staples and Workbar partner to offer coworking facilities within select Staples retail locations

Staples teams up with Workbar to offer convenient workspace starting late spring FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Workbar today announced a new collaboration to offer coworking facilities within select Staples retail locations. Staples and Workbar will make more productive workplaces happen for small business customers, independent professionals, startups […]

MANGO opens new 1000 m2 store in Amsterdam

The brand now has 38 retail outlets in the Netherlands with this new 1000 m2 store Barcelona, 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — MANGO is consolidating its presence in the Netherlands with the opening of a new store last Friday. The Dutch capital is the location for a new 1000 m2 store distributed on two floors, […]