British Land: New lettings further strengthen the retail, leisure and F&B offer at Fort Kinnaird, Edinburgh

LONDON, UK, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Gibraltar Limited Partnership has announced thirteen new lettings and an additional four re-gears totalling more than 135,000 sq ft including mezzanine space at Fort Kinnaird, Edinburgh. British Land is property advisor to the Gibraltar Limited Partnership. The new lettings further strengthen the retail, leisure and F&B offer […]

British Land rolls out its training programme Bright Lights Starting Out

LONDON, UK, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land, in partnership with The Source Skills Academy, is rolling out its training programme – Bright Lights Starting Out – across 13 of its Local and Regional retail centres to help youngi people find work in the retail, leisure, food and drink industry. The free programme, which was […]

BRC: UK retail sales in September increased by 1.9% on a like-for-like basis from September 2016

LONDON, UK, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Covering the four weeks 27 August – 30 September 2017 In September, UK retail sales increased by 1.9% on a like-for-like basis from September 2016, when they had increased 0.4% from the preceding year. On a total basis, sales rose 2.3% in September, against a growth of […]

NRF and University of Phoenix announce the Dream BIG Scholarship recipients for 2017

WASHINGTON, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation and University of Phoenix today named the Dream BIG Scholarship recipients for 2017, recognizing individuals who want to enhance their retail careers through education. “At NRF, we put a premium on lifelong learning, and we’re inspired by the number of individuals in the retail […]

NRF and Ascential PLC partner to provide insight, networking opportunities, intelligence to the global retail community

WASHINGTON, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation and Ascential PLC, parent company of the World Retail Congress, today announced a global partnership to bring together their long-standing, convening power around the world. The partnership will leverage the strengths of each group to help continue to provide their shared audiences with insight, […]

NRF/Hackett Associates report: Imports break records two months in a row as retailers brought in merchandise for the holiday season

WASHINGTON, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Imports set a second all-time monthly record high this summer as retailers brought in merchandise for the busy holiday season, and are continuing at unusually high levels this month, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. “When imports […]

Asda unveils Tickled Pink campaign to support Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Now

LEEDS, UK, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — World-famous fashion photographer Rankin has captured portraits of UK celebrities, including TV Presenter Amanda Holden and Saturday’s pop star Frankie Bridge for Asda’s Tickled Pink campaign raising money to support Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Now. They are joined by fashion darling and daughter of Rock legend Noel Gallagher, Anais Gallagher; alongside Cora […]

NACS Consumer Fuels Survey: consumers optimistic about the economy as gas prices fall

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Consumers have seen gas prices fall after the temporary supply disruptions caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and they say they are more optimistic about the economy, according to the latest national NACS Consumer Fuels Survey. Americans say that they have seen gas prices fall 9 cents […]

NACS survey: Convenience store food sales grows; retailers optimistic on business prospects for the remainder of 2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Convenience store retailers say that in-store sales have performed strong so far this year, and they are optimistic about their business prospects for the remainder of 2017, largely because of the growth in food sales, according to a survey of U.S. retailers released today by the National […]

Miele continues to expand its online presence in 18 new international markets with Intershop Commerce Suite

Premium appliances producer expands into 18 new international markets Avoids expensive e-commerce re-platforming Based on Microsoft Azure Cloud Germany (MCD) and SaaS model Jena, Germany, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Premium appliances producer Miele is continuing to expand its online presence in 18 new markets, with the Intershop Commerce Suite. The MS Azure-based software-as-a-service […]

KappAhl announces proposal of share split and reduction of share capital through an automatic redemption procedure

Mölndal, Sweden, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of KappAhl AB (publ) has decided to propose to the Annual General Meeting on 5 December 2017 to make a decision about a share split and reduction of the share capital through an automatic redemption procedure. Through the redemption procedure approximately SEK 500 […]

JCPenney announces limited-edition capsule collection by award-winning actress and style icon Tracee Ellis Ross

PLANO, Texas, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — This holiday season, JCPenney will be treating shoppers to an exclusive, limited-edition capsule collection created with award-winning actress and style icon Tracee Ellis Ross. Available at JCPenney in all stores and jcpenney.com beginning Nov. 12, Tracee Ellis Ross for JCPenney will inspire customers to embrace their joyful spirit with a collection […]

AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 809,415 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM October 2, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING October 6, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 809,415 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from October 2, 2017 up to and including October 6, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €15.94 per share for a total consideration of €12.9 million. These repurchases were made […]

CBL Properties to close on Thanksgiving Day

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL Properties (NYSE:CBL) announced today that their portfolio of market-dominant regional shopping centers will close on Thanksgiving Day and open at 6:00 a.m. on Black Friday, November 24th. “The support that we received last year when we made this decision was overwhelmingly positive,” said Stephen Lebovitz, President and […]

Harris Teeter to open its Belmont Town Center location on Tuesday, Oct. 24

Company to Celebrate Grand Opening with Sampling Event Matthews, NC, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is proud to welcome shoppers to its Belmont Town Center location on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 5 p.m. as the company celebrates its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and Taste of Teeter sampling event. This event […]