Restaurant Brands International to participate in the Scotiabank Back to School Conference in Toronto on September 19, 2017

OAKVILLE, ON, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Restaurant Brands International Inc. (TSX/NYSE: QSR, TSX: QSP) (“RBI”) announced today that the company will participate in the Scotiabank Back to School Conference at the Toronto Board of Trade in Toronto, Ontario on September 19, 2017 at 1:50 pm Eastern Time. A live audio webcast will be available […]

Wawa and The Wawa Foundation launch in-store crisis campaign for American Red Cross Hurricane Irma disaster relief efforts

Wawa, PA, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wawa, Inc. and The Wawa Foundation Inc. today announced the launch of a chain-wide, in-store crisis campaign, designed to provide disaster relief assistance to those communities most affected by Hurricane Irma. The campaign is being held in partnership with the American Red Cross and allows customers to […]

Majid Al Futtaim to develop all new, mixed-use community at Cityscape Global 2017 in Dubai

Majid Al Futtaim announces plans to launch new flagship mixed-use community in Dubai  Dubai, UAE, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, today announced plans to develop an all new, mixed-use community in Dubai, at Cityscape Global 2017. The landmark […]

Majid Al Futtaim commissioned neuroscience study identifies the most powerful drivers behind emotional attachment to urban developments

Majid Al Futtaim harnesses Neuroscience to empower mixed-use development agenda Dubai, UAE, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, today unveiled the results of a first of its kind neuroscience study in the region, designed to identify the most powerful […]

The Retail Energy Supply Association to host its 2017 Energy Competition Symposium in Boston Sept. 20

HARRISBURG, PA., 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Energy Supply Association will convene its 2017 Energy Competition Symposium in Boston Sept. 20 featuring a distinguished group of speakers exploring the leading issues affecting retail energy competition nationally. Among the key issues to be discussed at the half-day event is the impact competitive retail energy […]

Tax Free World Association (TFWA) announces changes to its senior management team

PARIS, France, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tax Free World Association (TFWA) is pleased to announce changes to its senior management team. Effective from 1 October 2017 Alain Maingreaud, TFWA managing director since 2010, is assuming a new part-time position as associate director. Succeeding Alain as managing director is John Rimmer, until now conference, research […]

Entenmann’s® Bakery to debut new float in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®

The renowned baked goods brand celebrates in the city it was founded and invites fans all over the country to partake in the fun through a special sweepstakes NEW YORK & ISLANDIA, N.Y., 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Thanksgiving a confectionery of delights will enthrall millions of spectators when Entenmann’s® Bakery debuts a new float in the iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving […]

J Sainsbury plc welcomes Jo Harlow to its Board as a Non-Executive Director

LONDON, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — J Sainsbury plc today announces that Jo Harlow will join the Board as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.  Jo will be a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee. A US national, Jo has a strong background in consumer-facing businesses having spent eight years at P&G […]

Lowe’s supports Hurricane Irma disaster relief and recovery efforts with $1 million donation

Mooresville, NC, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s announced a commitment of at least $1 million to support disaster relief and recovery efforts through cash and product donations as Hurricane Irma struck communities in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. The latest donation brings Lowe’s total contribution to disaster relief this year to more than $2 […]

H&M Foundation supports humanitarian relief works in South Asia with special focus on children’s education

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — In addition to the human tragedy that follows in the wake of South Asia’s worst flooding in years, Save the Children warns that children´s education and long-term well-being is also put at risk. H&M foundation donates important support to Save the Children´s work in India and Bangladesh where […]

British Land announces 98% occupancy of Broadgate’s 2FA with new lettings to Starling Bank and Innovate Finance

LONDON, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land and GIC announce that Starling Bank, the first mobile-only challenger bank to launch a current account, and Innovate Finance, the UK membership association for the global FinTech community, have agreed to take space at Broadgate’s 2FA (2 Finsbury Avenue). Starling Bank will take 14,500 sq ft on […]

Kimco Realty Corp. to participate at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Real Estate Conference, New York City, September 13, 2017

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) announced today that its management will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Real Estate Conference on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 in New York City. Kimco management will provide a general overview of the company followed by a question […]

Dollar General Literacy Foundation supports youth literacy programs with $4 million donation to schools, organizations and nonprofits

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — This morning (September 07, 2017), the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded more than $4 million in grants to more than 960 schools, organizations and nonprofits to support youth literacy programs. Awarded annually at the academic school year’s inception, these grants help support teachers, schools and nonprofit organizations throughout […]

7‑Eleven® commits to $150,000 donation and 4,800 cases of water for Hurricane Irma disaster relief efforts

IRVING, Texas, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — As Hurricane Irma approaches the southeastern U.S., 7‑Eleven® is pledging a $150,000 donation to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Irma disaster relief efforts. With over 800 stores in Florida, 7‑Eleven is also giving back to the community it serves by donating 4,800 cases of 7-Select® purified water for free […]

Foodstuffs North Island becomes Eat My Lunch strategic investor

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Eat My Lunch today announced a new partnership with Foodstuffs North Island Limited. The collaboration aims to enable Eat My Lunch to feed more Kiwi kids with support from the 100% New Zealand owned supermarket chain community reach and distribution channels. Foodstuffs North Island joins Eat […]

Foodstuffs and Eat My Lunch partner to ensure no Kiwi kid goes to school hungry

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chris Quin, CEO of Foodstuffs North Island, shares his perspective on a new strategic partnership with Eat My Lunch. In New Zealand today, like many 1st world countries we still have a problem, not every child goes to school with a healthy lunch to power their […]

Co-op’s fundraising walk raised more than £1,100 for children’s hospice Francis House, in Didsbury

MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colleagues at the Co-op put their best foot forward for charity with a fundraising walk to raise money for a children’s hospice. A donation of more than £1,100 was raised for Francis House, in Didsbury, after colleagues walked eleven miles to fundraise at stores across the area – the money […]

CVS Health to fill more than 200 positions at its Pittsburgh and Monroeville customer support inbound call centers

PITTSBURGH, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced it will host a job fair on Wednesday, September 13, from 1-6 p.m., to fill more than 200 new full-time positions at its Pittsburgh and Monroeville customer support inbound call centers. “CVS Health is actively adding to its workforce to support increased demand from our growing customer base,” said Jeffrey […]

Visa Inc. to present at the Deutsche Bank 2017 Technology Conference in Las Vegas on September 13

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced its participation in the following investor conference in the month of September. On Wednesday, September 13, Sam Shrauger, SVP Digital Products, will present at the Deutsche Bank 2017 Technology Conference in Las Vegas. The discussion will begin at 11:40 a.m. Pacific Time and last for approximately 35 minutes. Listen-only audio webcast […]

Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice to host annual fundraising program to benefit Feeding America food banks

PORTLAND, Ore., 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice, a warehouse-format store that has catered to the foodservice industry for more than 60 years, has set the week of September 11-17 for their annual fundraising program. Since starting the program in 2012, Cash&Carry stores have raised over $800,000 for food banks serving every community where they have locations […]

ShopRite and the Phillies host the ShopRite Partners In Caring Food Drive, Sunday, Sept. 17 at Citizens Bank Park

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baseball fans are once again invited to bring a non-perishable food donation to the ShopRite Partners In Caring annual food drive at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday, Sept. 17.  The family-friendly game day event will include FREE food samples, giveaways and visits from the Phillie Phanatic and […]

Office Depot collaborates with Elementum to fortify its omnichannel operations

Boca Raton, Fla., 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading provider of office supplies, business products and services delivered through an omnichannel platform, today announced it is collaborating with Elementum to fortify its omnichannel operations, providing the company the ability to deliver products and services at unparalleled velocity and scale across all […]

SPAR Norway extends sponsorship of national cross-country ski team

NOWAY, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Norway is committed to engaging with the local communities it serves and has for many years been involved in the sponsorship of local and national sports teams such as the Norwegian cross-country ski team. This SPAR Partner has been a sponsor of the ski team since 2011 – […]

Sheetz commits to match in-store donations (7-30 September) to Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts

ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers for 65 years, today announced its commitment to match in-store donations to Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts, up to $50,000. Sheetz’s 560 stores across Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia will accept donations at checkout for the victims of Hurricane Harvey beginning Thursday, September […]

New Look CEO Anders Kristiansen to leave the Group; Danny Barrasso appointed Interim CEO

Weymouth, UK, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of New Look Retail Group Ltd (the “Company” or “New Look”) today announces that Anders Kristiansen has stood down as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) after almost five years. Danny Barrasso, Managing Director UK & ROI, has been appointed as Interim CEO with immediate effect. The Board […]

Swedish ICA stores sales increased by 3.4% in August 2017

Solna, Sweden, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales in the Swedish ICA stores increased by 3.4% in August 2017 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 2.6%. August 2017 January –August 2017 Store sales excl. VAT Mkr Change  all stores Change like-for-like Mkr Change  all stores Change like-for-like Maxi ICA […]

RioCan REIT updates on the development of its midtown Toronto project, ePlace

TORONTO, Canada, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust(“RioCan”) (TSX:REI.UN) is pleased to provide an update on the development of its landmark, mixed-use, transit oriented project at the northeast corner of Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue, also known as ePlace. The development is located in the heart of midtown Toronto at the intersection of Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue, directly […]

Motor Fuel Group appoints Michael O’Loughlin as managing director, acquisitions & business development

Hertfordshire, England, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Top 50 Indies forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael O’Loughlin as its new managing director, acquisitions & business development. In 1997 Michael joined Petrogas as a licensee of their flagship site in Dublin. As the group grew to double figures, […]

Dunkin’ Donuts to develop six new restaurants including multi-brand locations with Baskin-Robbins in Georgia with new franchisees

NEW FRANCHISEES QSR GROUP, LLC AND GUZARATTI, LLC HELP EXPAND LEADING COFFEE AND BAKERY BRAND THROUGHOUT GEORGIA CANTON, MA, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today a signing of store development agreements with franchisees QSR Group, LLC, and Guzaratti LLC to develop six new […]

Dunkin’ Donuts names Tony Weisman as U.S. Chief Marketing Officer

Tony Weisman brings nearly three decades of brand marketing experience to the company CANTON, MA, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts today announced the appointment of marketing veteran Tony Weisman, 57, to the position of U.S. Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Weisman, formerly the North American CEO of DigitasLBi, a global digital agency network, will […]