Wincor Nixdorf’s next release of TP.net – the next step towards omni-channel retailing

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Modern retail software needs to integrate the online and offline worlds and meet all the requirements of functionality, architecture and international orientation in multichannel sales. This is because, for example, today’s consumers gather information online, but make their purchases in stores – or vice versa. And in the process, […]

The Kroger Co. and Harris Teeter Supermarkets merger received FTC’s early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act

Matthews, NC, US, 2014-1-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) (“Kroger”) and Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc. (NYSE: HTSI) (“Harris Teeter”) announced that the Federal Trade Commission today granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (“HSR”) with respect to the pending merger transaction between the two companies. The early termination of the […]

Target’s new store in North Brunswick, N.J. will be located in the new development Main Street North Brunswick

Store will employ approximately 250 new team members Minneapolis, MN, US, 2014-1-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target is pleased to announce plans to open a new store in North Brunswick, N.J., in October 2014. The store will be located in the new development called Main Street North Brunswick, and the entrance to the center is at […]

Target plans to employ 200 new staff in its new store in Santa Clara California

Store will employ approximately 200 new team members Minneapolis, MN, US, 2014-1-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target is pleased to announce plans to open a new store in Santa Clara, Calif., in October 2014. The new store will be located at 2004 El Camino Real in the Santa Clara Town Centre. To date, Target has announced […]

Target to open news store in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Store will employ approximately 150 new team members Minneapolis, MN, US, 2014-1-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target is pleased to announce plans to open a new store in Wilmington, Mass., in October 2014. The new store will be located at 210 Ballardvale Street. To date, Target has announced plans to open 10 Target stores in 2014. […]

Target announced plans to open new store in Liberty Township, Ohio in October 2014

Store will employ approximately 150 new team members Minneapolis, MN, US, 2014-1-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target is pleased to announce plans to open a new store in Liberty Township, Ohio, in October 2014. The store will be located at 10600 Sawmill Parkway as part of the new shopping center The Shoppes at Wedgewood.  To date, […]

Wincor Nixdorf AG announced its first quarter net sales fell by 5%

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-1-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf AG completed the first quarter of its current fiscal year with a decline in net sales and growth in operating profit. Compared with the same period a year ago, net sales for the first quarter fell by 5%. In total, net sales stood at €638 million (previous […]

Russia’s largest retailer Magnit announced acquisition of shares by the entity under the issuer’s control

Krasnodar, Russia, 2014-1-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — OJSC “Magnit”, Russia’s largest retailer (the “Company”, the “Issuer”, MICEX and LSE: MGNT), announces the acquisition of shares by the entity which is under the Issuer’s control. Full company name and address:  joint-stock company “Tander” 185, Levanevskogo street, Krasnodar, Russia Taxpayer Id Number: 2310031475 Principal State Registration Number: 1022301598549 Object of […]

arvato Financial Solutions verwerft AfterPay, een Nederlandse serviceprovider voor ‘betalen na ontvangst’

Gütersloh, Duitsland, 2014-1-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Achteraf betalen, of wel betaling na ontvangst van een besteld product, bijvoorbeeld via een (digitale) acceptgiro of factuur, is een betaalmethode waar veel online consumenten de voorkeur aan geven en draagt voor webwinkeliers bij aan een hogere verkoop. Steeds meer Europese online retailers bieden hun klanten de mogelijkheid om […]

Matahari Food Business Sales Surged 16.2% In 2013

Jakarta, Indonesia, 2014-1-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — PT Matahari Putra Prima Tbk (“MPPA”) reports a healthy total store sales increase for 2013 of 16.2%. (unaudited) MPPA’s added 19 new Hypermarts, 3 new Foodmart and 16 new Boston Health & Beauty in 2013. Total square meters added was 96,140. At the end of 2013 MPPA operated […]

La comunicazione, elemento strategico per creare valore e crescere

Bologna, Italia, 2014-1-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Anche nel 2013 Conad si conferma leader nell’investimento pubblicitario, con una quota che è circa quattro volte quella di mercato (fonte: Guida Nielsen Largo Consumo). La notorietà dell’insegna è in crescita costante ed è ormai prossima al leader di mercato. Lo scorso anno l’investimento in comunicazione è ammontato a 35 […]

Publix Recognized as one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For

LAKELAND, Fla., US, 2014-1-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the 17th consecutive year, Publix has been honored as one of FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Publix was ranked No. 75 on this year’s list — up from No. 77 last year — and was one of only 13 companies to have made the […]

JCPenney Announces Strategic Initiative to Advance Turnaround

Company to close 33 underperforming stores Actions expected to generate annual savings of approximately $65 million, beginning in 2014 PLANO, TX, US, 2014-1-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) today announced that as part of its turnaround efforts, the Company will be closing 33 underperforming stores across the country in order to […]

FORTUNE’s 2014 ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ List Includes Wegmans, Ranked at #12

ROCHESTER, NY, US, 2014-1-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — FORTUNE announced this morning that Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is once again on the magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list, this year ranking #12.   For Wegmans, this marks the 17th year in a row that the family-owned supermarket chain has appeared on the FORTUNE list.  Wegmans is […]

Dunkin’ Brands Announces Global Marketing Partnership With Liverpool Football Club

Company Signs Multi-Year Marketing Agreement With Leading Football Club to Support Global Expansion of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins Brands Liverpool, UK, 2014-1-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, today announced a multi-year marketing partnership with Liverpool Football Club (FC), one of the world’s most […]

Empire Streamlines Organizational Structure

Stellarton, NS, Canada, 2014-1-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Empire Company Limited today announced the continued streamlining of its organizational structure to further reflect its transition to an operationally-focused grocery retailer with related real estate interests. This follows the October 2013 announcement appointing Marc Poulin as the CEO of both Empire Company Limited and Sobeys Inc. […]

Baskin-Robbins Unveils New Development Incentives For 2014

New Franchisees Pay 0% Royalties in Year One & Get 50% off the Initial Franchise Fee  Canton, MA, US, 2014-1-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, announced today its 2014 National Development Incentives, offering new franchisees and military veterans financial discounts on royalties and on initial franchise […]

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB presents 2013 full year results at press conference on 30 January

Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-1-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB presents the full year results for 2013 at a press conference on Thursday 30 January at 9.30 CET. There will also be a telephone conference in English at 14.00 CET the same day. The full year results for the period 1 December 2012 to […]

Wincor Nixdorf demonstrates automated processes at McDonald’s in Germany

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ —  At the Wincor World 2014 trade show, Wincor Nixdorf is showcasing a trendsetting kiosk application in a replica of a McDonald’s restaurant: guests at McDonald’s can use an “Easy Order” terminal to place their menu orders themselves and pay for them by card. This simplifies ordering, food preparation […]

Sainsbury’s convenience business goes from strength to strength

Sainsbury’s reaches another milestone this week as the number of Sainsbury’s Local stores exceeds its supermarkets for the first time. This follows news that Sainsbury’s convenience business is growing at 18%. London, UK, 2014-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The landmark store, Sainsbury’s Balsall Common Local in Coventry, is Sainsbury’s 594th Local and opens on Thursday. The […]

METRO GROUP had a solid start into Financial Year 2013/14

1.1% sales growth (adjusted for currency effects and portfolio changes), like-for-like sales almost on prior year’s level Further like-for-like sales trend improvements at METRO Cash & Carry against FY 2012/13 (pro-forma) Both Egyptian MAKRO Cash & Carry stores were closed down Düsseldorf, Germany, 2014-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Preliminary METRO GROUP sales in Q1 2013/14, adjusted for currency effects […]

Carrefour opened its 500th Carrefour city in Le Plessis-Robinson (south-west Paris)

Paris, France, 2014-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is continuing with its drive to increase its numbers of convenience stores with the opening of its 500th Carrefour city in Le Plessis-Robinson (south-west Paris) on Wednesday 8 January. Carrefour city – a store format designed for urban customers who need more services and longer opening hours Since 2009, […]

50th anniversary of relations between France and China: Carrefour is a partner in the season of commemorative events

Carrefour is playing a part in commemorations to mark the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between France and China: events get under way on 27 January in Paris and Beijing, and will then continue throughout the year through various initiatives held in both countries. Paris, France, 2014-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — 27 January 2014 is the anniversary […]

Darty plc announced EGM 2014 on Monday 3 February 2014

London, UK, 2014-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Darty plc today announces that a circular (the «Circular») has been posted to shareholders. The Circular contains a notice of a general meeting (the «General Meeting») of Darty to consider and, if thought fit, to pass a resolution authorising the Board to amend the borrowings limit set out in […]