New partnership brings SPAR brand to Cyprus

Cyprus, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR International has announced an exciting new partnership with Ermes Department Stores PLC, a member of The Cyprus Trading Corporation PLC, the largest and most diversified listed Group in Cyprus. The new entity, SPAR Cyprus, aims to become the leading wholesale and retail service provider to independent retailers […]

SPAR Hungary announces further expansion in the first half of 2017

Hungary, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Hungary has announced impressive growth figures for 2016, growing partnerships with independent retailers and further expansion in the first half of 2017. 2016 marked SPAR’s 25th anniversary in Hungary. During the year, SPAR Hungary announced the opening of 46 new stores across the country, including 22 SPAR […]

Metro Inc. to release its 3Q 2017 financial results on August 15th, 2017

Montreal, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Metro Inc. will be releasing its financial results for the Third Quarter of 2017 on August 15th, 2017. This release will be followed by a conference call at 9:00 a.m. EDT. Mr. Eric R. La Flèche, President & CEO and Mr. François Thibault, Executive Vice President & CFO […]

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim starts offering jet fuel from its base in Dubai South at Al Maktoum International Airport

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim starts offering jet fuel from its base in Dubai South at Al Maktoum International Airport   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting this month, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF), the joint venture between DC Aviation Group and Al-Futtaim, is offering its private and business jet clients competitively priced jet fuel […]

The all new 2018 Toyota Corolla arrives at Al-Futtaim Motors

The all new 2018 Toyota Corolla arrives at Al-Futtaim Motors   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has announced the launch of the 2018 Toyota Corolla, with two efficient and enjoyable engines, including a choice of 1.6-litre and a […]

BJ’s Restaurants teams up with DoorDash to launch on-demand delivery service

Doorstep in Minutes Now offering on-demand delivery from 61 BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® locations in 12 metro areas HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) announced a new partnership with DoorDash, the on-demand delivery platform operating in more than 500 cities nationwide, with lunch, dinner and late night delivery. Guests now have […]

LEHRABSCHLÜSSE IN DER MIGROS AARE – DER TALENTSCHMIEDE ENTWACHSEN

LEHRABSCHLÜSSE IN DER MIGROS AARE – DER TALENTSCHMIEDE ENTWACHSEN   Schönbühl, Switzerland, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — 206 Lehrabgängerinnen und Lehrabgänger der Migros Aare feierten am 7. Juli ihren Abschluss. Das entspricht einer Erfolgsquote von hohen 98 Prozent. 10 Lernende platzierten sich gar in den eidgenössischen Rängen. 110 von den Lehrabgängern haben innerhalb der Migros […]

Walgreens Healthcare Clinics in 17 new markets will be able to prescribe PrEP for HIV Prevention

Company broadly expands prevention efforts following successful rollout in April DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today (July 10, 2017) announced that beginning July 13, providers at Walgreens Healthcare Clinic locations in 17 new markets will be able to prescribe PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), a medication protocol for people who don’t have HIV to […]

Starbucks to increase its investments in agronomy and technology training to support the next generation of Colombian coffee farmers

Starbucks to increase its investments in agronomy and technology training to support the next generation of Colombian coffee farmers   In partnership with the United States Agency for International Development, Starbucks will provide skills training and technological tools to 1,000 young coffee farmers in Colombia’s post-conflict zones Starbucks will contribute $2 million to a farmer loan […]

Tesco expects a record amount of English-grown apricots to be available in its stores this summer

Tesco expects a record amount of English-grown apricots to be available in its stores this summer   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apricot lovers are in for the sweetest of summers this year, after Tesco announced it expects a record amount of English-grown apricots to be available in its stores over the […]

First Data Corporation to release its 2Q 2017 financial results on Monday, August 7, 2017

NEW YORK, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC) will release its second quarter 2017 financial results before the market opens on Monday, August 7, 2017. The release will be available at investor.firstdata.com. The company will host a conference call and webcast to review these results on Monday, August 7, 2017 at […]

Waitrose to make all of its own-label tea products Fairtrade certified by October 2017

London, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose has today ( 10 July 2017) announced it will be extending its commitment to Fairtrade produce by making 100% of its own-label tea Fairtrade certified by October 2017. This will mean all 46 Waitrose tea products will be Fairtrade, which clearly symbolises to customers that the tea farmers […]

NRF: imports could set new record as merchants enter back-to-school season and begin to stock up for the holiday season

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — July and August should be two of the busiest months ever seen for imports at the nation’s major retail container ports, possibly setting a new record as merchants enter the back-to-school season and begin to stock up for the holiday season that will follow, according to the monthly […]

Kimco Realty acquires Jantzen Beach an open-air shopping center in Portland, Oregon for $131.8 million

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE:KIM) today (7/10/2017) announced the post-second quarter acquisition of Jantzen Beach, a 96%-occupied, 746,000-square-foot, open-air shopping center on 67 acres in Portland, Oregon, for $131.8 million, or $177/square foot, substantially below replacement cost. Jantzen Beach is the company’s eighth property in the […]

Coborn’s, Inc. recalls Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Bars that were incorrectly labeled as Gluten Free Fudge Brownies

St. Cloud, Minn., 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Coborn’s, Inc. of St. Cloud, Minn. is recalling packages of its Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Bars, some of which were incorrectly labeled as Gluten Free Fudge Brownies. The Gluten Free Fudge Brownie label does not indicate the product contains milk, however the Gluten Free Chocolate Chip […]

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts’ Original Glazed® doughnut is celebrating its 80th birthday on Friday, July 14

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts’ Original Glazed® doughnut is celebrating its 80th birthday on Friday, July 14   Customers to join celebration by enjoying a dozen Original Glazed® doughnuts for just 80 cents with purchase of any dozen at regular price WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will celebrate the 80th birthday of […]

Whole Foods Market announces one-day sale on Ben & Jerry’s ice creams on July 16

AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — On July 16 and in celebration of National Ice cream Day, all Whole Foods Market stores will have a one-day sale on Ben & Jerry’s ice creams, frozen yogurts and non-dairy frozen treat pints. Customers can choose two of any of Ben & Jerry’s euphoric and uniquely flavored […]

AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 1,638,156 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM JULY 3, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING JULY 7, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,638,156 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from July 3, 2017 up to and including July 7, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €16.67 per share for a total consideration of €27.3 million. These repurchases were […]

Meijer store-to-door service now include beer, wine and spirits in Michigan

Meijer store-to-door service now include beer, wine and spirits in Michigan   Personalized shopping service now offers Michigan customers beer, wine and spirits as part of store-to-door delivery GRAND RAPIDS, Mich, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer and official home delivery partner Shipt announced that customers in Michigan can now have beer, wine and […]

CBRE-managed properties win International TOBY Awards at the 2017 BOMA International Conference & Expo

Los Angeles, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE announced that two buildings managed by the company—HESS Tower in Houston, Texas, and 6525 The Corners in Peachtree Corners, Georgia—were recipients of the International TOBY (The Outstanding Building of the Year®) Award at the 2017 Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International Conference & Expo in […]

New World expands Just Cook It meal kits to more stores in Auckland

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — New World is responding to a growing trend for quick and healthy home-cooked dinners, allowing shoppers to get creative in the kitchen without the effort involved in planning and preparing a meal. Just Cook It meal kits are prepared fresh in-store daily with pre-measured ingredients including […]

PetSmart opened 18 new stores in the U.S. and Canada in the first quarter of 2017

Phoenix, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, Inc. today ( July 10, 2017 ) announced it has opened 18 new stores in the U.S. and Canada for the fiscal quarter ending May 1, 2017. The company opened 70 net new stores in 2016 and expects to open more than this number in fiscal year 2017. […]