Lenta announces the opening of its forty fourth supermarket in Moscow

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its forty fourth supermarket in Moscow. The new store is a Lenta supermarket located in Selyatino, Naro-Fominsk district, 10a Bolnichnaya street. The store has a total area […]

REI ranks 43 on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” 2018

Co-op has been honored as one of Fortune’s top employers every year in the ranking’s history SEATTLE, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the 21st consecutive year, REI was recognized as one of the nation’s top employers, ranking 43 on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. The honor celebrates the co-op’s more than 12,000 employees that […]

MANGO to open a new store in Puerto Rico on 1 March

Barcelona, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — MANGO is increasing its commitment to the American continent.On 1 March, the store will open a new store in Puerto Rico, taking the number of stores in South and Central America to over 200. The store, with a surface area of more than 650 m2, is located in […]

Sheetz named as one of the 2018 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For

Sheetz named as one of the 2018 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For   ALTOONA, Pa., 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest growing, family-owned and operated convenience store chains, is pleased to announce that it is one of the 2018 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to global […]

Nugget Markets ranked in FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for the 13th year in a row

Woodland, CA, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the 13th year in a row, Nugget Markets has claimed a spot on FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list, ranking #70 in 2018. Noted for its dynamic culture and work-life balance, the local, family-owned company has also earned recent recognition as a top workplace for […]

LVMH launches a groundbreaking program for students from 50 leading schools and universities in Europe

Paris, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — LVMH has launched INSIDE LVMH Program, a groundbreaking program for students from 50 leading partner schools and universities in Europe, as well as interns working within the Group. Built around a digital platform, the program gives these young talents a deeper understanding of the strategic challenges in luxury, […]

Gap Inc. to host fourth quarter 2017 results conference call and webcast on March 1, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) will report its fourth quarter 2017 earnings results by press release on March 1, 2018 at 1:15 p.m. Pacific Time. In addition, the company will host a summary of Gap Inc.’s fourth quarter results during a live conference call and webcast on March 1, […]

Whole Foods Market to open its first Somerset County location on Wednesday, March 21

The first Whole Foods Market in Somerset County anchors Chimney Rock shopping center BRIDGEWATER, N.J., 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market Bridgewater, the first Somerset County location for the leading natural and organic food retailer, will open on Wednesday, March 21. The 49,000 square foot store, located at 319 Chimney Rock Rd. at […]

AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 2,640,446 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM FEBRUARY 12, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING FEBRUARY 16, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 2,640,446 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from February 12, 2018 up to and including February 16, 2018. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €17.71 per share for a total consideration of €46.7 million. These repurchases were […]

Morrisons acquires leading supplier of free range eggs Chippindale Foods

Bradford, UK, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons today (19/02/2018) announces it has acquired Chippindale Foods, a leading supplier of free range eggs. The acquisition means that Morrisons will make even more of its own fresh food and become more competitive for customers on these important everyday products. It will also bring forward the […]

CBL Properties to deliver fresh new eateries at Volusia Mall in Daytona Beach, FL, and Northgate Mall in Chattanooga, TN

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL Properties (NYSE: CBL) today (2/19/2018) announced plans to add new dining options as part of the redevelopment of two former Sears Auto Centers. The redevelopments will deliver fresh new eateries at both Volusia Mall in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Northgate Mall in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Construction on both […]

CarMax ranks No. 34 in FORTUNE magazine’s 2018 100 Best Companies to Work For®

Company Now Offering Enhanced Benefits Including Paid Parental Leave RICHMOND, Va., 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — For 14 consecutive years, CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, has been named by FORTUNE magazine as one of its 100 Best Companies to Work For®. CarMax ranks No. 34 for 2018. “This award recognition is a direct result […]

Alshaya brands Starbucks and Babel recognised for their world-class customer service in Kuwait’s Public Relations Association’s annual awards

Shuwaikh, Kuwait, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Two brands operated by retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya, Starbucks and Babel, have been recognised for their commitment to providing world-class customer service in Kuwait’s Public Relations Association’s annual awards. The awards, under the patronage of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, […]

McDonald’s to improve its Happy Meal menu by 2022 as part of its commitment with Healthier Generation

Company expands commitment with Alliance for a Healthier Generation by setting bold goals in 120 markets around the world to evolve the Happy Meal menu OAK BROOK, Ill., 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (February 15, 2018), McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) announced an expanded commitment to families, supporting the company’s long-term global growth plan by leveraging its reach to impact children’s […]

The Home Depot® launches new tool that allows job applicants to self-schedule interviews as it seeks to fill more than 80,000 positions

ATLANTA, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot® has launched a new tool that allows job applicants to self-schedule in-person interviews as the company works to fill more than 80,000 positions for its busy spring selling season. Using the tool, which is available 24/7 on any device, candidates who have completed an application […]

Kroger opens its Culinary Innovation Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio

Company completes construction on new test kitchen and training facility in downtown Cincinnati CINCINNATI, 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kroger (NYSE: KR) announced today it has opened its Culinary Innovation Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. “Kroger’s new Culinary Innovation Center is an exciting state-of-the-art test kitchen and education center,” said Daniel Hammer, Kroger’s vice […]

Shop Your Way partners with fuboTV to bring live streaming video services to its members

Leading live streaming TV provider offers Shop Your Way members value incentive to ‘cut the cord’ HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shop Your Way’s ongoing effort to provide its members with unparalleled service options and money-saving benefits has expanded to yet another new category: live streaming video services. Shop Your Way, a […]

Carrefour Belgium enhances its app with new functions

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2018-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Belgium has added even more functions to its app in a bid to make life easier for its customers. No more printing out – everything happens online. We used to have plastic loyalty cards and paper discount coupons. Then we had computerised cards and coupons, but they […]

CBL Properties appoints Mike Harrison to EVP, operations and Alan Lebovitz to EVP, management

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2018-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL Properties (NYSE:CBL) today announced the appointment of Mike Harrison to executive vice president – operations and Alan Lebovitz to executive vice president – management. Commenting on the promotions, CBL’s president & CEO, Stephen Lebovitz, said, “Mike and Alan have established themselves as leaders within CBL in […]

Wakefern president and chief operating officer Joseph Sheridan appointed chairman of GS1 US Board of Governors

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J.,, 2018-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — GS1 US® has appointed Joseph Sheridan, president and chief operating officer, Wakefern Food Corp., as chairman of the GS1 US Board of Governors. Additionally, John W. Inwright, president and chief executive officer, Wendy’s Quality Supply Chain Co-op, Inc. (QSCC) and Mel Landis, senior vice president, Business Transformation, Coca-Cola North America, were […]

ShopRite and Price Rite Marketplace donates $117,500 to Maryland Food Bank

BALTIMORE, 2018-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Tuesday, Feb. 6, the Maryland Food Bank (MFB) family welcomed associates from ShopRite and Price Rite Marketplace stores during a special check presentation at a volunteer night in the food bank’s warehouse. The donation of $117,500 represents the annual ShopRite Partners In Caring contribution from 11 ShopRite and […]

The John Lewis Partnership welcomes Michael Herlihy as its new Partnership Secretary

LONDON, 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership today announced the appointment of Michael Herlihy as Partnership Secretary who joins on 16 April 2018. This follows the departure of Keith Hubber, who left in January after three years at the Partnership. Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, said: ‘I […]

Lowe’s to fill more than 53,000 jobs on its first National Hiring Day, Feb. 21

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s is looking for people with customer service experience who have a passion for helping people love where they live. With a goal of filling more than 53,000 jobs, Lowe’s stores nationwide will open their doors to candidates from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Feb. 21 during the company’s first National […]

Dollar General announces the appointment of Tim McGuire and Ralph Santana to its board of directors

Company Increases Board Size to 10 Goodlettsville, Tenn., 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (February 13, 2018), Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced the appointment of Tim McGuire and Ralph Santana to its board of directors effective February 12, 2018. “Dollar General is excited to welcome Tim and Ralph to its board of directors,” […]

Morrisons announces long-term franchise and wholesale supply agreement with SandpiperCI

Bradford, UK, 2018-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons is today announcing a new, long-term franchise and wholesale supply agreement with SandpiperCI, an operator of 43 mini supermarkets and convenience stores in the Channel Islands. Most sites will convert into Morrisons Daily stores and be supplied with both Morrisons own brand as well as branded products. […]

CBRE recognized as a 2018 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2018-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) has been recognized as a 2018 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. This is the fifth year in a row CBRE has achieved this recognition. “Our clients trust […]

Co-op to give a £1M makeover to its food store in Olney, Buckinghamshire

MANCHESTER, UK, 2018-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op is set to serve-up a new-look food store in Olney, Buckinghamshire, with a £1M investment The 7,000 sq. ft. food store, located in Stanley Court, Olney, has embarked on a major makeover and will bring a funding boost locally through its Membership scheme – Members receive a 5% […]

The Screwfix Trade Apprentice 2018 now open for applications

Trade apprentices expected to earn an extra £2,000 per year above the national average by 2022 Plumbers and electricians set to be highest trade earners, with a forecasted wage of over £31,000 per annum Research launched as Screwfix searches for the 2018 top Trade Apprentice, an initiative which aims to identify the rising stars of […]

Carrefour Italia earns Top Employer certification for 2018

Carrefour Italia earns Top Employer certification for 2018   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2018-Feb-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 1 February 2017, the Top Employers Institute announced the results of its annual investigations into a wide selection of Italian employers and the conditions that they provide for their employees. We are delighted to inform you that our […]

Woolwich Estate in south east London joins the portfolio of British Land’s Local retail centres

LONDON, 2018-Feb-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land is pleased to announce that it has acquired the Woolwich Estate, covering 4.9 acres in south east London for a headline price £103 million representing a net initial yield of 4.1%. This acquisition is in line with our strategy of focusing on well-connected, mixed use assets […]