IKEA broke ground on its fifth Florida store; IKEA Jacksonville opens in Fall 2017

JACKSONVILLE, FL, 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — With company representatives, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry, Councilman Danny Becton, local officials and community leaders on-hand, IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (11/03/2016) officially broke ground on its fifth Florida store. Until the future IKEA Jacksonville opens in Fall 2017, customers can shop at IKEA […]

IKEA to hire 140 additional coworkers for its relocated Burbank store scheduled to open Spring 2017

BURBANK, CA, 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced that recruitment of 140 additional coworkers is underway for its relocated Burbank store, on track to open Spring 2017 less than a mile from the current store. Candidates interested in working at the new IKEA Burbank should apply […]

ALDI to support schools in creating healthier environments through Action for Healthy Kids® and National PTA Game On program

CHICAGO, 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Action for Healthy Kids® (AFHK) and National PTA have teamed up to support schools in creating healthier environments and help children and families develop healthy lifestyles. To kick off the program, 25 schools will receive Game On Grants for the 2016-2017 school year. The grants, funded by ALDI, aim […]

RILA welcomes Christin Fernandez and Talana Lattimer to its communications and marketing team

Arlington , VA, 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (11/2/2016), the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced the addition of two experienced professionals to its communications and marketing team, Christin Fernandez and Talana Lattimer. “We are pleased to welcome Christin and Talana to RILA. They are both talented communication professionals with deep experience utilizing […]

Federated Co-operatives Limited and retail co-ops join in Farm Credit Canada’s annual food drive

Federated Co-operatives Limited and retail co-ops join in Farm Credit Canada’s annual food drive   Saskatoon, SK, 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Retailing System has once again helped Farm Credit Canada (FCC) Drive Away Hunger. This fall, Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) and retail co-ops across Western Canada were among the partners participating […]

Tractor Supply Company announces the appointment of Ram Krishnan to its Board of Directors

BRENTWOOD, TN, 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today (11/03/16 ) announced that Ram Krishnan has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Krishnan is a recognized Fortune 500 executive with over 20 years of global marketing […]