Macy’s, Inc. to host national holiday hiring event from Sept. 28-Sept. 29; will hire 80,000 seasonal associates

CINCINNATI, 2017-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today announced plans to hire approximately 80,000 seasonal associates for positions at its Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores, call centers, distribution centers and online fulfillment centers nationwide for the 2017 Christmas and holiday season. The company also announced its national holiday hiring event, expanding to two […]

Kroger ratified new labor agreement with UFCW Local 1000

CINCINNATI, OH, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) Dallas division associates working at Kroger stores in Dallas/Ft. Worth and surrounding area have ratified a new labor agreement with UFCW Local 1000. “We are pleased to reach an agreement that is good for our associates. This new contract provides good pay increases, affordable health […]

Lowe’s Canada announces hiring plans for its Gloucester RONA big box location

Gloucester, ON, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its ongoing growth in Canada, Lowe’s Canada has announced hiring plans for its Gloucester RONA big box location set to convert to the Lowe’s banner. Located at 1880 Innes Road, the Gloucester RONA Home and Garden store will convert to the Lowe’s banner this […]

Michaels to hire more than 15,000 seasonal positions for the holiday season

IRVING, Texas, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIK) today (2017-08-29) announced it will hire more than 15,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. and Canadian stores and distribution centers this holiday season. Last year, more than 50% of seasonal positions transitioned to regular roles after the holidays. “At Michaels, we believe anyone can […]

SONIC® Drive-In announces Final 12 crews to compete in 2017 DR PEPPER SONIC GAMES

National Training Competition Gets One Step Closer to Determining the Best Crew in the Country OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the last nine months, SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) has put thousands of drive-in crews from across the country through a series of trainings, quizzes, and challenging team and individual competitions in search of […]

eBay appoints Scott Cutler, Jay Lee and Jooman Park to new regional leadership roles

eBay appoints Scott Cutler, Jay Lee and Jooman Park to new regional leadership roles   San Jose, CA, 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY), a global commerce leader, has appointed Scott Cutler, Jay Lee and Jooman Park to new regional leadership roles. Mr. Cutler has been promoted to Senior Vice President, […]

110 young professionals complete apprenticeship at SPAR Switzerland

Switzerland, 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Switzerland is one of the most successful training companies in Swiss retail trade. Recently, 110 young professionals received their certificate of competence after completing their apprenticeship examinations in one of the four professions offered at SPAR: Fully Trained Merchant, Retail Expert, Retail Assistant and Logistics Specialist. Training […]

RILA opens applications for its first annual (R)Tech Retail CEO Innovation Awards

Arlington , VA, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — ​The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for America’s most recognized and innovative retail brands, announced its call for applications for its first annual (R)Tech Retail CEO Innovation Awards. “As today’s top retail leaders gather at RILA’s CEO Forum, this will be the perfect […]

Wegmans Food Markets starts recruitment for 225 full-time positions at its Natick Mall store, scheduled to open in spring 2018

NATICK, MA, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets today (August 16, 2017) announced the start of recruitment for full-time positions at its store in Natick Mall, which is scheduled to open in spring 2018. The Natick store will employ approximately 550 people, most of whom will be new to the company and hired locally. Of […]

L Brands to hire nearly 4,000 seasonal distribution center associates for the holidays

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — L Brands, Inc. (NYSE: LB) will be hiring nearly 4,000 seasonal distribution center associates for holiday positions. To make it easier and faster for job applicants, L Brands has added an additional employment center to its operations with locations now open at both their Morse Road and […]

Wegmans Food Markets announces Montvale store leadership team; store opening Sept. 24

MONTVALE, NJ, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets today (August 14, 2017) announced the local leadership team managing its Montvale store, which opens Sunday, Sept. 24 at West Grand Avenue and Mercedes Drive. This group consists of the store manager, executive chef, pharmacy area manager, and three area managers who each supervise several departments. […]

Martins Group reaches 100 thousand employee milestone

Lisbon, 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the year in which it is celebrating a history of 225 years, the Jerónimo Martins Group has reached the 100 thousand employee milestone. Biedronka, the leading supermarket chain in Poland, is responsible for over two thirds of the Group’s total universe of employees. Over the last few […]

SPAR Academy in Vienna announces additional training series for apprentices as part of ‘Fairtrade-Ambassador’ project

SPAR Academy in Vienna announces additional training series for apprentices as part of ‘Fairtrade-Ambassador’ project   The SPAR Academy in Vienna has been cooperating with Fairtrade Austria for 15 years and in 2016 had set itself the goal of becoming the first commercial vocational school in Austria with a Fairtrade award. Vienna, Austria, 2017-Jul-20 — […]

Auchan Retail announces Executive Committee appointments

Ludovic Holinier is appointed Executive Chairman of Auchan Retail China and Non-Executive Chairman of RT Mart Taiwan, as well as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Sunart François Remy is appointed Executive Chairman of Auchan Retail Russia Oleg Alkhamov is appointed Chief Performance Officer of Auchan Retail Croix, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the […]

H&M announces exclusive designer collaboration with ERDEM

H&M announces exclusive designer collaboration with ERDEM   Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Jul-18 — /EPR Retail News/ —Today (13 JUL, 2017) H&M announced its big secret: the next exclusive designer collaboration will be with ERDEM, the London based must-have designer loved by celebrities and fashion insiders alike. H&M is also pleased to reveal that the visionary film […]

Wegmans announces leadership team spearheading the management of its Hanover store opening July 23

Hanover, NJ, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets today (July 14, 2017) announced the leadership team spearheading the management of its Hanover store, opening July 23 at 34 Sylvan Way near the intersection of I-287 & NJ Route 10. The Hanover leadership team consists of the store manager, executive chef, pharmacy area manager, […]

IKEA seeks to fill 250 positions for its new store opening Fall 2017 in Fishers, IN

FISHERS, IN, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (07/07/2017) announced that coworker recruitment is underway for its future Indianapolis-area store, opening Fall 2017 in Fishers, IN along the eastern side of Interstate 69, just south of the E. 116th Street exit, approximately 15 miles northeast of downtown […]

160 Kuwaiti students start Alshaya’s Summer Internship Programme

160 Kuwaiti students start Alshaya’s Summer Internship Programme   Kuwait, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — School’s out, but for more than 160 Kuwaiti students, the learning journey has just begun as they start Alshaya’s Summer Internship Programme, which gives young people hands-on experience of the world of retail. Starting this week, the programme will […]

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 […]

MIGROS: 54 LUZERNER LERNENDE STARTEN INS BERUFSLEBEN

MIGROS: 54 LUZERNER LERNENDE STARTEN INS BERUFSLEBEN   Dierikon, Switzerland, 2017-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — In der Migros Luzern haben 83 junge Frauen und Männer ihre Grundbildung absolviert – 54 davon aus dem Kanton Luzern – und starten nun in ihr Berufsleben. 80 Prozent der Abschliessenden werden weiterbeschäftigt. 83 junge Berufsleute haben ihre Grundbildung […]

Carrefour hosted series of initiatives to celebrate diversity and equal opportunities

Carrefour celebrates inclusiveness with its 384,000 employees and takes stock of its progress in equal opportunities Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 30 June, for the 2nd year running, Carrefour celebrates diversity and equal opportunities with a series of initiatives across 10 different countries. The company is also celebrating the daily commitment […]

EROSKI incorpora 311 socias y socios trabajadores a la cooperativa en 2016

EROSKI incorpora 311 socias y socios trabajadores a la cooperativa en 2016   Actualmente, y tras las incorporaciones, se elevan a 8.046 sus Socias y Socios Trabajadores  Las Socias y Socios Trabajadores, por su condición de propietarios, son partícipes en la gestión y resultados de la cooperativa  Los nuevos cooperativistas han completado el programa de […]

Belk announces Southern Designer Showcase winners

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk announced the winners of its Fifth Annual Southern Designer Showcase this evening during a poolside, catwalk-style fashion show. The winning collections will be featured in select Belk stores and online in March 2018. The Southern Designer Showcase began in 2012 to celebrate the regional Southern designers […]

John Lewis seeks Partners (staff) to fill 300 positions for its new Oxford shop

London, 2017-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis will be welcoming applications for around 300 new jobs, created by its new Oxford shop in the Westgate development, from 23 June. The retailer is looking for Partners (staff) to fill full-time and part-time positions within the shop, from sales and services assistants, to visual merchandisers […]

Lenta announces the results of its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) (“the Company”), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, today (23 June 2017) announces the results of the Company’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (“AGM”). The shareholders re-elected all 7 of Lenta Ltd.’s non-executive Directors: John Oliver (chairman); Stephen Johnson (independent); […]

Wegmans Medford announces recipients of its Employee Scholarship Program

MEDFORD, MA, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Four graduating seniors from the Medford area received $500 scholarship grants from Wegmans Food Markets in a symbolic nod to the company’s annual announcement of recipients for its Employee Scholarship Program, which helps employees along the path to higher education. The local recipients are students from Everett, […]

Food Marketing Institute announces promotions of managerial staff members

ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today (Jun 14, 2017) announces the recent promotions of four managerial staff members who embody the organization’s strategic emphasis on the food safety and regulatory environment. The following executives received recognition: Stephanie Barnes – Barnes serves as FMI’s chief regulatory officer and legal […]

Australian Retailers Association proposed further changes to the 457 visa reform ensuring the longevity of Australian retail

Melbourne, Australia, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the retail industry’s peak representative body, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has proposed further changes to the 457 visa reform in a submission to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) ensuring the longevity of Australian retail. ARA Executive Director, Russell Zimmerman said the ARA have […]

Foodstuffs’ call to save Kiwi favourites Jaffas and Pineapple Lumps

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Jun-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Like most New Zealanders, we are gutted at the prospect that the days are numbered for our iconic Jaffas, Pineapple Lumps, Buzz Bars, and Pinky Bars. Foodstuffs, the owner of PAK’nSAVE, New World, and Four Square, is a proud New Zealand company, and like the rest […]

Mercadona reinforces its workforce with 7,000 new hires for the summer

The company plans to hire 2,000 people more than in the 2016 summer campaign – when it hired 5,000 – to respond to the influx of tourists, and to maintain a service of excellence. The salary for these new Mercadona employees will be of 1,122 euros month/net, and the contracting period runs from June to […]