Sainsbury’s report identifies four ‘bin-fluences’ contributing to Britain’s food waste cycle

Sainsbury’s report identifies four ‘bin-fluences’ contributing to Britain’s food waste cycle   London, 2016-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new report by Sainsbury’s, studying the food waste patterns of 5,000 people, has identified the four ‘bin-fluences’ contributing to Britain’s food waste cycle. This report identifies the behaviours that lead to UK households wasting seven million […]

EROSKI aumenta un 10% las ventas de alimentos frescos de origen local en el País Vasco en el primer semestre del ejercicio

ELORRIO,España, 2016-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Las ventas de EROSKI de alimentos frescos de origen local han crecido un 10% durante el primer semestre del ejercicio en el País Vasco. Un crecimiento debido en gran medida a la extensión del modelo comercial ‘contigo’ desarrollado por la cooperativa que apuesta firmemente por los alimentos frescos locales […]

Kimco Realty acquisitions: remaining 85% interest in four-property joint venture portfolio for $170.7M; Kentlands Market Square for $95M

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2016-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE:KIM) today (9/6/2016) announced the acquisition of the remaining 85% interest in a four-property joint venture portfolio for a gross price of $170.7 million, which includes the assumption of $103 million in mortgage debt. Simultaneous with this acquisition, the company prepaid $26 million […]

Independent grocers urges Members of Congress to protect debit card swipe fee reform

ARLINGTON, VA, 2016-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Sep 6, 2016), more than 400 merchants from across the country sent a letter to Members of Congress urging them to protect debit card swipe fee reform, also known as the Durbin Amendment that was included in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of […]

CBRE receives Uptime Award for its Global Workplace Solutions Maintenance Excellence program

Los Angeles, 2016-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. today (September 6, 2016) announced its Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) Maintenance Excellence program was selected as the Best Work Execution Management Program in Uptime Magazine’s annual Uptime Awards™. CBRE is the first facility management services company to receive an Uptime Award. Developed with Lean […]

Paradies Lagardère honored during AMAC’s 2016 Annual Airport Business Diversity Conference

ATLANTA, 2016-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the travel retail and restaurateur leader in North America, was awarded the Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) Strategic Partner Award during AMAC’s 2016 Annual Airport Business Diversity Conference, which took place in Cleveland, Ohio, August 19 through 23. This award honors corporations that demonstrate diversity inclusion within […]

Eerste BP tankstation met Albert Heijn to go winkel open

Eerste BP tankstation met Albert Heijn to go winkel open   Zaandam, Netherlands,, 2016-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vandaag is de eerste Albert Heijn to go op een BP tankstation in Nederland geopend. Bij BP tankstation De Vink aan de A20 bij Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel vinden klanten een Albert Heijn to go winkel met […]

Miraclesuit launches capsule collection of vintage and classic styles

Miraclesuit launches capsule collection of vintage and classic styles   NEW YORK, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Miraclesuit®, the leader in ladies fashion control swimwear, continues to raise the bar in full body comfort control for over 2 decades. Due to high customer demand, Miraclesuit has released a capsule of their most beloved silhouettes from […]

Michael Bublé’s new fragrance for women, By Invitation sold out more than 21,000 units in less than 24 hours during HSN debut

NEW YORK, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Singer Michael Bublé had fans swooning when he appeared on HSN last week, to debut his exciting new fine fragrance for women, By Invitation. The two piece set, featuring the 3.4 fl. oz Eau de Parfum Spray and the 1 fl. oz purse spray, sold out of more than […]

H&M Foundation and The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel partner to develop technologies to recycle textiles

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today it is possible to mechanically recycle single fibre fabrics such as denim jeans and wool sweaters. However garments are very often made from a blend of different fibres to improve fit, style, comfort and longevity.  Used apparel of blended or unknown materials are either discarded in landfills, […]

HSN and Serena Williams to present Serena’s Fall Signature Statement Collection at KIA STYLE360 New York Fashion Week

NEW YORK, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading entertainment and lifestyle retailer, HSN and the multi-faceted tennis legend, fashion icon and successful businesswoman, Serena Williams are returning to KIA STYLE360 New York Fashion Week on Monday, September 12, 2016 to present Serena’s Fall Signature Statement Collection.  The DIAMONDS UNLEASHED for SERENA WILLIAMS exclusive collection will […]

Fast Retailing’s Annual Report 2015 wins Grand Award at the Annual International ARC Awards for the second consecutive year

Fast Retailing’s Annual Report 2015 wins Grand Award at the Annual International ARC Awards for the second consecutive year   Berlin, Germany, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fast Retailing Co., Ltd.’s English-language Annual Report 2015 was granted a Grand Award for the second consecutive year at the Annual International ARC Awards, the world’s largest annual […]

London & Cambridge Properties appoints amateur racing driver Neil Harrison as legal counsel

London & Cambridge Properties appoints amateur racing driver Neil Harrison as legal counsel   London, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Recruitment at leading commercial property company London & Cambridge Properties (LCP) has gone into overdrive with the appointment of a second amateur racing driver as legal counsel. Neil Harrison, from Worcester, joins fellow amateur racing […]

Currys PC World research: todays young Brits strive to be YouTube sensations and travel bloggers

London, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today’s youngsters strive to be YouTube sensations and travel bloggers, research by Currys PC World reveals. The cross-generational study into the nation’s passions and aspirations found that while older generations of Brits dreamt of being teachers, scientists, footballers and doctors, youngsters of today have different ideas. Popular career choices […]

MANGO launches new digital project with Camille Rowe, Julia Restoin Roitfeld and Alma Jodorowsky in three short films

MANGO launches new digital project with Camille Rowe, Julia Restoin Roitfeld and Alma Jodorowsky in three short films   Barcelona, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The short film is the format chosen by MANGO for its new digital project, featuring the collaboration of the model and actress Camille Rowe, the creative director and model Julia […]

MIGROS THAYNGEN FEIERT 60. GEBURTSTAG

MIGROS THAYNGEN FEIERT 60. GEBURTSTAG   Gossau, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Vom 15. bis 17. September feiert die Migros Thayngen ihr 60-Jahr-Jubiläum. Kundinnen und Kunden profitieren von zahlreichen attraktiven Angeboten. Seit 60 Jahren begrüsst die Migros ihre Kundschaft in der Filiale Thayngen. Das heutige Team umfasst neun Mitarbeitende. Im vergangenen Jahr durften Filialleiterin […]

EFR reopens Paris Lecourbe BP service station with Carrefour Express store marking their 20 years of partnership

EFR reopens Paris Lecourbe BP service station with Carrefour Express store marking their 20 years of partnership Paris, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 31 August 2016, the EFR (European Forecourt Retail) Group is reopening its Paris Lecourbe BP service station with a brand-new Carrefour Express store. The opening of this new convenience retail […]

Carrefour opens its 30th hypermarket in Romania at the brand-new Park Lake shopping centre in Bucharest

http://www.carrefour.com/sites/default/files/marea_deschidere_-_carrefour_park_lake.mp4   Romania, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Located in the brand-new Park Lake shopping centre right in the centre of Bucharest, the hypermarket offers customers an innovative shopping experience in a modern environment, a wide range of services and a broad selection of products. This is Bucharest’s 11th Carrefour hypermarket and the 30th in […]

Lego­-like innovative, ecofriendly, extralarge cardboard blocks for children launch on Kickstarter

ITALY, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Edo is thrilled to announce the launch of Kickstarter campaign for their innovative, ecofriendly, extralarge cardboard blocks. The blocks can be used by kids to bring ideas to life. Whether kids want to build a fort or a car, Edo blocks make it easy for them to build lifesized […]

METRO GROUP’s planned demerger into two independent and stock-listed retail companies underway

Düsseldorf, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ —  After the successful completion of the analysis phase, the planned demerger of METRO GROUP into two independent, strong and stock-listed retail companies is taking concrete shape: the necessary details with regard to corporate law, tax law and the respective capital structure of the two entities were clarified. Today […]

Sainsbury’s to introduce Argos digital concessions in its stores by Christmas

London, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Following its recent acquisition of Home Retail Group plc, owner of Argos and Habitat, Sainsbury’s will introduce Argos digital concessions to more than 20 additional stores by Christmas, bringing the total number of Argos concessions to over 30. 30 Argos digital stores to be open in Sainsbury’s stores […]

Marks & Spencer announces proposals to make significant changes to its UK Head Office structure

London, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer announces today (05 Sep 2016) that it will be entering in to consultation with its employees with regards to proposals to make significant changes to its UK Head Office structure. The proposals have been developed by M&S following a detailed review of the organization and an […]

EROSKI suma 23 hipermercados de nueva generación

EROSKI suma 23 hipermercados de nueva generación   ELORRIO,España, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI ha invertido 6,4 millones de euros este ejercicio para transformar otros siete hipermercados a la nueva generación de tiendas según el modelo comercial “contigo” con el que está remodelando su red comercial para adecuarse a las nuevas expectativas del consumidor. […]

BRC – KPMG: sales in August 2016 declined 0.3% against a 0.1% increase in August 2015

London, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Helen Dickinson OBE, Chief Executive, British Retail Consortium. “A month of extraordinary achievement for Team GB certainly produced a feel-good effect and consumer confidence was up on July, but that generally didn’t translate into extra sales. Consumers were enticed towards leisure and outdoor activities rather than shopping, although Food did […]

BRC – KPMG: UK online sales of Non-Food products grew 6.2% in August

London, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Helen Dickinson OBE, Chief Executive, British Retail Consortium. “Online echoed the performance of total sales this month, with growth slowing to just 6.2 per cent, well below the 12-month average of 11.1 per cent. People’s attention on screens turned to watching the Olympics rather than browsing, resulting in the lowest […]

BRC – NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX: Overall shop prices reported deflation of 2.0% in August, from the 1.6% decline in July

LONDON, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Helen Dickinson OBE, Chief Executive, British Retail Consortium. “Shop prices continued their record run in deflationary territory. Lower prices this August compared to last were driven by a combination of continuing promotional activity, softening oil prices and a global supply glut of wheat weighing on food prices. “The devaluation of […]

Whole Foods Market names three new global vice presidents: Sonya Gafsi Oblisk, Martin Tracey and Brooke Buchanan

AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) today (Sept. 6, 2016) welcomes three new global vice presidents. Sonya Gafsi Oblisk, Global Vice President of Marketing, Martin Tracey, Global Vice President of Team Member Services, and Brooke Buchanan, Global Vice President of Communications, joined their respective teams today. “We are thrilled […]

Netherlands: Ah.nl renovated and expanded its Home Shop Center in De Meern

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ah.nl has renovated and expanded one of its national distribution facilities, the Home Shop Center (HSC) in De Meern, doubling its floor space so it can soon double the number of orders that can be processed here. The expansion included the addition of an adjacent building […]

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation award of $4.5 million in youth literacy grants

Goodlettsville, Tennessee, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Dollar General Literacy Foundation today (September 1, 2016) announces the award of $4.5 million in youth literacy grants to approximately 1,000 organizations across the 43 states that Dollar General serves. Awarded at the beginning of the academic school year, these grants are aimed at supporting teachers, schools […]

Albert Heijn bespaart fors aantal kilometers bij thuisbezorging

Zaandam, Netherlands, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Met de toevoeging van een extra distributiepunt (HUB) in Den Haag en de uitbreiding van de locatie in Amsterdam kan Albert Heijn in die gebieden bij nog meer klanten de boodschappen thuis bezorgen. Bovendien wordt per jaar ongeveer 300.000 kilometer bespaard. Voor het thuisbezorgen van de boodschappen maakt […]