NGA presented Clarence G. Adamy Great American Award to Harps Food Stores president and CEO Kim Eskew

CHICAGO, Ill., 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association’s (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, today announced Kim Eskew, president and CEO of Harps Food Stores, was awarded the Clarence G. Adamy Great American Award at the NGA Fall Leadership Meetings in Chicago, Ill. The award recognizes individuals who have […]

NGA holds successful Fall Leadership Meetings; appoints IGA Inc.’s John Ross and SpartanNash’s Larry Pierce to its board

CHICAGO, Ill., 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, today announced over 300 senior level meetings between retailers and wholesalers with manufacturers and service suppliers took place during the Trading Partner Business Sessions at the NGA Fall Leadership Meetings. The Trading Partner Business Sessions […]

L Brands to host live webcast of its annual investor update meeting on Nov. 2, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) invites you to listen to the live webcast of its annual investor update meeting on Nov. 2 , 2017.   Featuring Leslie H. Wexner, chairman and chief executive officer, executive leadership will provide an update on the strategies for the company and its brands. Live Webcast Brand […]

Wegmans: First Source recalls Honey Roast Nut Crunch that contains undeclared almond

Tonawanda, NY, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — First Source of Tonawanda, NY, is voluntarily recalling Honey Roast Nut Crunch because it contains undeclared almond. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to tree nuts (almonds) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The recalled item was distributed to […]

Toys“R”Us® releases holiday catalog Ultimate Guide to Play

Wayne, NJ, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Black Friday is only a little more than a month away, but the deals are starting even sooner. Loyal Toys“R”Us® shoppers can expect to find copies of this year’s highly-anticipated holiday catalog, The Ultimate Guide to Play – in homes beginning Thursday, October 19 and in newspapers […]

X5 announces the opening of a new distribution centre in the Moscow region

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group (“X5” or “the Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE: FIVE), announces the opening of a new distribution centre (DC) in the Moscow region. The 43,000 sq m Moscow-North logistics facility will serve 650 Pyaterochka stores in Moscow and in the Moscow and Tver regions. Featuring five separate temperature zones, the […]

SUPERVALU to acquire Associated Grocers of Florida for approximately $180 million

Adds dynamic grocery wholesaler to SUPERVALU’s growing national distribution network Creates opportunities to leverage Associated Grocers’ approximate 1.5 million square feet of owned real estate and enhance Associated Grocers’ international business serving the Caribbean, Central and South America and Asia Provides Associated Grocers’ diverse customer base with access to SUPERVALU’s extensive private brands portfolio, Market Centre specialty division, and varied professional services offering […]

Delhaize Belgium trials “urban farm” on its store’s rooftop

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Belgium is testing an innovative “urban farm” on the roof of one of its stores in the Brussels area. The farm, consisting of a garden and a greenhouse, will allow Delhaize customers to buy freshly picked vegetables that are grown exclusively on-site. The brand is the first […]

JCPenney launches innovative selection of smartwatches just in time for the holiday season

Retailer unveils new Modern Bride® experience within rebranded fine jewelry department PLANO, Texas, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The fine jewelry department at JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] just got a little brighter. Beginning Oct. 30, the Company is launching an innovative selection of smartwatches in 245 stores and from top brands, including Samsung, LG and Garmin®, […]

CBRE acquires San Francisco-based, technology-focused boutique real estate brokerage firm Custom Spaces

Acquisition Fortifies CBRE’s Technology Practice Globally and Creates the Premier Tech Practice in the Bay Area Jenny Haeg, Custom Spaces’ Founder, Joins CBRE as Vice Chairman within its Advisory & Transaction Services business LOS ANGELES, CA, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBG) today announced the acquisition of the business of […]

Stater Bros. opens its Tustin location on October 25, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stater Bros. is pleased to announce the grand opening of its Tustin location. This will be the 30th Stater Bros. supermarket in Orange County and second supermarket to serve Tustin residents.  Local residents are promised a conveniently-located, full-service shopping experience along with Stater Bros.’ exceptional customer service and […]

CANADA: Giant Tiger to open new store in Bedford, Nova Scotia on Saturday, October 21

Celebrate fun and savings for the whole family OTTAWA, Canada, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Giant Tiger will celebrate the official opening of a new store in Bedford, Nova Scotia, on Saturday, October 21. The brand new 24,000 square foot Giant Tiger will be located at 1658 Bedford Highway. Giant Tiger stores are stocked with affordable, […]

Lowe’s Canada shines a spotlight on its distinctive features with new corporate video

Boucherville, QC, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada, a leading home improvement company, is proud to unveil its new corporate video. The video shines a spotlight on the company’s distinctive features, including a multi-format, multi-banner store network designed to meet Canadian consumers’ every renovation need, and all the Lowe’s Canada employees driving the company’s […]

CVS Health partners with Anthem, Inc. to provide services to support new pharmacy benefit manager IngenioRx

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced a five-year agreement with Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) to provide services to support IngenioRx, a new pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) announced today by Anthem. As part of the agreement, CVS Caremark will manage certain services for IngenioRx, including claims processing and prescription fulfillment. […]

Debenhams celebrates the opening of its Wolverhampton Store

Wolves FC superstar, Jody Craddock, City Mayor and local hero cut the ribbon to open brand new Debenhams Wolverhampton store LONDON, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Former Wolves star, Jody Craddock, local resident Ann Guest and The Mayor of Wolverhampton and Councillor, Elias Masih Mattu, stepped into the spotlight today (Thursday 12thOctober) to cut the […]

FMI Hannah Walker: Supreme Court’s decision to take up Amex’s case could have significant implications for food retailers

ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s announcement yesterday to reconsider allegations that American Express Co. card acceptance rules violate antitrust laws by prohibiting merchants from steering customers to cards with lower fees. FMI Senior Director of Technology & Nutrition Policy Hannah […]

FMI Jennifer Hatcher: We are disappointed on the passage of San Francisco Ordinance #170763

ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) released the following statement from Jennifer Hatcher, chief public policy officer and senior vice president of public affairs, on the passage of San Francisco Ordinance #170763 that will require food retail establishments to require recordkeeping regarding the use of antimicrobials in animals produced […]

Express, Inc. unveils Express’ NBA-themed “Game Changers” campaign

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Express, Inc. (NYSE: EXPR) today announced Express’ NBA-themed “Game Changers” campaign centered around four young stars—Brandon Ingram, Denzel Valentine, Jamal Murray and John Collins—who exemplify the true spirit of what it means to be a game changer. Express will tip-off the partnership with a series of lifestyle videos, which will reveal the brand […]

Charlotte Tilbury opens her first EVER Beauty Wonderland in the Middle East at The Avenues Mall

Official opening for Kuwait store – with Doha and Dubai to follow Shuwaikh, Kuwait, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Charlotte Tilbury, the world’s number one makeup artist, has officially opened her first store in the Middle East, and her first standalone Beauty Wonderland outside the UK, in partnership with international retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya […]

RioCan REIT and Allied Properties REIT: residential condominium units at King Portland Centre are substantially sold out

TORONTO, Canada, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan REIT (TSX:REI.UN) and Allied Properties REIT (TSX:AP.UN) today announced that the residential condominium units at King Portland Centre are substantially sold out, subject to customary closing conditions and rights of rescission. RioCan and Allied expect the profitability of these units to exceed initial expectations. King Portland […]

Lithuanian Competition Authority gives clearance (under condition) to ICA Gruppen for the acquisition of IKI operator UAB Palink

Solna, Sweden, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Lithuanian Competition Authority has reached a decision regarding ICA Gruppen’s subsidiary Rimi Lithuania’s acquisition of UAB Palink, which operates the IKI grocery store chain. The authority has given its clearance to the deal under the condition that 17 specific stores be sold prior to completion of the […]

Motor Fuel Group (MFG) adopts fuelService App across its UK network

Hertfordshire, UK, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is pleased to announce that it is adopting the revolutionary fuelService App across its 422-strong company station UK network. The free fuelService App has been launched to enable disabled drivers to re-fuel their vehicles more easily. The App helps the driver find a local […]