Kroger EVP and CFO Mike Schlotman to present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2018 Consumer & Retail Technology Conference

CINCINNATI, 2018-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (March 7, 2018) announced that Mike Schlotman, Kroger’s executive vice president and CFO, will address investors at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2018 Consumer & Retail Technology Conference at 10:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

The presentation will broadcast online at ir.kroger.com.  Click on “Events, Presentations & Webcasts” to access the event.  The presentation will be available in an archived format for one week following the conference.

At The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), we are dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™. We are nearly half a million associates who serve nine million customers daily through a seamless digital shopping experience and 2,800 retail food stores under a variety of banner names, serving America through food inspiration and uplift, and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. To learn more about us, visit our newsroom and investor relations site.

SOURCE: The Kroger Co.

Tommy Svensson appointed acting CFO of the KappAhl Group

Tommy Svensson appointed acting CFO of the KappAhl Group

 

Mölndal, Sweden, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the period of 1 December until April 2018, until new CFO Peter Andersson will claim his position, Tommy Svensson will lead the financial work of the KappAhl Group. Tommy Svensson was born in 1958 and has a B.Sc. in Business Administration and Audit. Tommy has many years of experience from qualified work in financial management out of strategic and operational perspectives. He is a consultant at TSS Consult & Invest AB with assignments relating to business development and development of finance and management functions and has previously worked for Vårdapoteket, Hemtex and Lindex among others.

This information is information that KappAhl AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation and the Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out below, at 12.00 CET on 17 November 2017.

KappAhl was founded in Gothenburg in 1953 and is a leading fashion chain in the Nordic region with 370 KappAhl and Newbie stores, including Shop Online, in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Poland and Great Britain. Our business idea is to offer value-for-money fashion of our own design to the many people. Sustainability-labeled fashion accounts for 53 per cent of the range. Sales for 2016/2017 totaled SEK 4.9 billion and the company has approx. 4,000 employees in nine countries. KappAhl is quoted on Nasdaq Stockholm. More information at www.kappahl.com

For further information:
Danny Feltmann
President &amp
CEO.
Tel +46 31 771 5661

Charlotte Högberg
Head Corporate Communications
Tel +46 704 71 56 31
charlotte.hogberg@kappahl.com

Source: KappAhl

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KappAhl Group appoints Peter Andersson new CFO from April 2018

KappAhl Group appoints Peter Andersson new CFO from April 2018

 

Mölndal, Sweden, 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ —Peter Andersson has been appointed new CFO of the KappAhl Group effective during April 2018, the latest. Peter Andersson has worked for many years as CFO of AB Lindex, where he currently is Director of Expansion.

“I am very pleased with the recruitment of Peter. His extensive expertise and experience from retail will be a great asset to KappAhl”, says Danny Feltmann, KappAhl’s President and CEO.

As from April 2018 Peter Andersson will lead and develop the financial work of the KappAhl Group. He was born in 1964, is a trained economist with an MBA from the University of Gothenburg. Peter has many years of international experience from the retail business out of strategic and operational perspective as well as qualified work in financial and risk management. He has previously worked for ICA Handlarna AB. Since 2001, Peter Andersson has been employed at AB Lindex, where he has been CFO for many years and where he, since the summer of 2017, is Director of Expansion.

Prior to the appointment of Peter Andersson, Torbjörn Gustafsson, who is responsible of the Group Controller function at KappAhl, will be acting CFO for the time until an external interim solution is in place. This is expected to take place in December.

This information is information that KappAhl AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation and the Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out below, at 10.00 CET on 31 October 2017.

KappAhl was founded in Gothenburg in 1953 and is a leading fashion chain in the Nordic region with 370 KappAhl and Newbie stores, including Shop Online, in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Poland and Great Britain. Our business idea is to offer value-for-money fashion of our own design to the many people. Sustainability-labeled fashion accounts for 53 per cent of the range. Sales for 2016/2017 totaled SEK 4.9 billion and the company has approx. 4,000 employees in nine countries. KappAhl is quoted on Nasdaq Stockholm. More information at www.kappahl.com

For more information:
Danny Feltmann
President and CEO.
Tel +46 31 771 5661

Charlotte Högberg
Head Corporate Communications
+46 704 715 631
charlotte.hogberg@kappahl.com

Source: KappAhl Group

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J.Crew Group, Inc. appoints Vincent Zanna as CFO and Treasurer

NEW YORK, 2017-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — J.Crew Group, Inc. (the “Company”) today (Aug. 23, 2017) announced that Vincent Zanna, previously Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer, has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, effective immediately. He will continue reporting to Michael J. Nicholson, President and Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Nicholson commented, “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Vin to Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Vin has been an asset to the Company and an especially valuable partner since I joined the Company in January 2016. He has strong financial acumen and leadership skills that make him the perfect choice for this key role.  I look forward to continuing to partner with Vin in executing our transformation plan and strategically positioning the Company for long-term profitable growth.”

Mr. Zanna, 46, has served as the Company’s Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer since October 2016 and Vice President and Treasurer from 2012. Prior to joining the Company in 2009, he served as the Treasurer of Footstar, Inc.

About J.Crew Group, Inc.

J.Crew Group, Inc. is an internationally recognized omni-channel retailer of women’s, men’s and children’s apparel, shoes and accessories. As of August 23, 2017, the Company operates 274 J.Crew retail stores, 119 Madewell stores, jcrew.com, jcrewfactory.com, the J.Crew catalog, madewell.com, and 182 factory stores (including 42 J.Crew Mercantile stores). Certain product, press release and SEC filing information concerning the Company are available at the Company’s website www.jcrew.com.

SOURCE: J.Crew Group, Inc.

SpartanNash appoints Mark Shamber as Executive Vice President and CFO

SpartanNash appoints Mark Shamber as Executive Vice President and CFO

 

Experienced Food Distribution Executive Mark Shamber to Join Company in September

Byron Center, MI, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) announced today (Aug 16th, 2017) that the Company has appointed Mark Shamber as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective September 11, 2017. Shamber previously served as Chief Financial Officer for United Natural Foods, Inc., a specialty and organic food distributor (NASDAQ: UNFI). Following his departure from UNFI at the end of 2015, Mark has been working as an independent consultant and serving as the Vice Chairman, Board of Directors of Day Kimball Healthcare, Inc. Earlier in his career, Shamber worked in the audit practice of Ernst & Young and in the finance department of Reebok International.

As SpartanNash’s CFO and Executive Vice President, Shamber will direct finance, mergers and acquisitions, treasury, internal audit, real estate, and risk management. He will report to SpartanNash’s President and Chief Executive Officer, David Staples.

“We look forward to having Mark join our team,” notes Staples. “Mark’s expertise in the food distribution industry, especially in the natural and organic space and with independent grocers and national chains, as well as his overall M&A prowess make him an excellent fit for SpartanNash and will help drive our future success.”

Staples continued, “Tom Van Hall, a critical member of our finance team for more than fourteen years, has been acting as SpartanNash’s interim CFO since July of 2017. We are most grateful for his contributions and commitment to remaining on board to assist with Mark’s transition.”

About SpartanNash

SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) is a Fortune 400 company whose core businesses include distributing grocery products to independent grocery retailers, national accounts, its corporate-owned retail stores and U.S. military commissaries. SpartanNash serves customer locations in 47 states and the District of Columbia, Europe, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Bahrain and Egypt. As of today, SpartanNash currently operates 150 supermarkets, primarily under the banners of Family Fare Supermarkets, VG’s Food and Pharmacy, D&W Fresh Market, Sun Mart, and Family Fresh Market. Through its MDV military division, SpartanNash is the leading distributor of grocery products to U.S. military commissaries.

Contact:
Tom Van Hall
Interim Chief Financial Officer
616-878-8023

Meredith Gremel
Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Communications
616-878-2830

Source: SpartanNash

KappAhl CFO Anders Düring to leave the Group

Mölndal, Sweden, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Anders Düring will leave his position as CFO and member of the KappAhl Group Management in favor of a position outside of KappAhl. The company has initiated a recruitment process to find his successor.

Anders Düring remains as CFO during his term of notice.

“I regret that Anders chooses to leave KappAhl but understand and respect his decision. Anders has had a constructive and important role in the change process that has taken place over the past years,” says Danny Feltmann, President and CEO of KappAhl.

This information is information that KappAhl AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of President and CEO Danny Feltmann, at 08.45 pm CET on 24 July 2017.

KappAhl, founded in 1953 in Gothenburg, is one of the leading Nordic fashion chains with nearly 370 stores in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Poland as well as Shop Online. Our mission is to offer value-for-money fashion of our own design with wide appeal. More than half of the range is sustainability labelled. In 2015/2016 sales were SEK 4.7 billion and the number of employees was about 4,000 in nine countries. KappAhl has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since 2006. More information is available at www.kappahl.com

For further information:
Danny Feltmann
President & CEO
Tel 46 31 771 5661.

Source: KappAhl

JCPenney CFO Edward Record to leave the company

Andrew Drexler to Serve as Interim CFO as an Executive Search is Underway

PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today  (July 10, 2017) announced that Edward Record has informed the Company of his intention to step down from his position as executive vice president, chief financial officer effective July 11 to pursue other interests. Record will remain with the Company in an advisory capacity until Aug. 7 to assist with the transition while a search for his replacement is conducted. Additionally, Andrew Drexler, senior vice president, chief accounting officer and controller, will assume the position of Interim chief financial officer along with his current duties.

Record joined JCPenney as chief financial officer in March 2014. During his tenure, the Company retired over $1.4 billion in debt, enhanced its revolving credit facility, and has obtained numerous credit rating upgrades.

Ed Record stated, “I’ve had a very rewarding experience at JCPenney, and am proud of the work we have undertaken to strengthen the company’s financial condition. JCPenney is well positioned for the future, and I will continue to follow the company closely as the team builds on the positive momentum it has experienced over the last few years.”

“On behalf of our board and leadership team, I want to thank Ed for his service and dedication to JCPenney during a challenging turnaround and a competitive retail climate. We wish him much success in his future endeavors,” said Marvin R. Ellison, chairman and chief executive officer. “The timing of his departure coincides with a demonstrated sales performance improvement in the second quarter, and we continue to expect to report significantly improved top-line results this quarter versus the first quarter. We look forward to sharing more details on August 11.”

About JCPenney:
J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP), one of the nation’s largest apparel and home furnishings retailers, is on a mission to ensure every customer’s shopping experience is worth her time, money and effort. Whether shopping jcp.com or visiting one of over 1,000 store locations across the United States and Puerto Rico, she will discover a broad assortment of products from a leading portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands.  Supporting this value proposition is the warrior spirit of over 100,000 JCPenney associates worldwide, who are focused on the Company’s three strategic priorities of strengthening private brands, becoming a world-class omnichannel retailer and increasing revenue per customer. For additional information, please visit jcp.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
This release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Words such as “expect” and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements, which include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the Company’s financial position, the revolving credit facility and interest expense.  Forward-looking statements are based only on the Company’s current assumptions and views of future events and financial performance. They are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside of the Company’s control that may cause the Company’s actual results to be materially different from planned or expected results. Those risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, general economic conditions, including inflation, recession, unemployment levels, consumer confidence and spending patterns, credit availability and debt levels, changes in store traffic trends, the cost of goods, more stringent or costly payment terms and/or the decision by a significant number of vendors not to sell us merchandise on a timely basis or at all, trade restrictions, the ability to monetize non-core assets on acceptable terms, the ability to implement our strategic plan including our omnichannel initiatives, customer acceptance of our strategies, our ability to attract, motivate and retain key executives and other associates, the impact of cost reduction initiatives, our ability to generate or maintain liquidity, implementation of new systems and platforms, changes in tariff, freight and shipping rates, changes in the cost of fuel and other energy and transportation costs, disruptions and congestion at ports through which we import goods, increases in wage and benefit costs, competition and retail industry consolidations, interest rate fluctuations, dollar and other currency valuations, the impact of weather conditions, risks associated with war, an act of terrorism or pandemic, the ability of the federal government to fund and conduct its operations, a systems failure and/or security breach that results in the theft, transfer or unauthorized disclosure of customer, employee or Company information, legal and regulatory proceedings and the Company’s ability to access the debt or equity markets on favorable terms or at all.  There can be no assurances that the Company will achieve expected results, and actual results may be materially less than expectations.  Please refer to the Company’s most recent Form 10-Q for a further discussion of risks and uncertainties. Investors should take such risks into account and should not rely on forward-looking statements when making investment decisions. Any forward-looking statement made by us in this press release is based only on information currently available to us and speaks only as of the date on which it is made.  We do not undertake to update these forward-looking statements as of any future date.

Media Relations:
(972) 431-3400
jcpnews@jcp.com; or follow us at @jcpnews on Twitter

Investor Relations: 
(972) 431-5500
jcpinvestorrelations@jcpenney.com

Source:  J. C. Penney Company, Inc.

Bruce Besanko to resign as SUPERVALU’s EVP, COO and CFO

MINNEAPOLIS, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU) today (Jun. 26, 2017) announced that Bruce Besanko has informed the Company’s Board of Directors of his intention to resign his positions as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer effective July 5, 2017 to pursue an opportunity outside the Company.

SUPERVALU also announced that Rob Woseth, the Company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer, will assume the additional position of Interim Chief Financial Officer, and David Johnson, the Company’s Vice President, Controller, will assume the additional position of Interim Chief Accounting Officer, while the Company completes a search for a permanent chief financial officer.

“On behalf of SUPERVALU, I want to thank Bruce for his service over the past four years. Bruce made numerous contributions to this organization, including improvements to the Company’s capital structure that have laid the groundwork for our transformation. We wish Bruce well in his future endeavors,” said Mark Gross, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Rob and David are important leaders at the Company, and I am very pleased that they will assume these interim roles.”

About SUPERVALU INC.

(The following information on sales, store counts and employees is as of SUPERVALU’s last fiscal year end and does not include Unified Grocers)

SUPERVALU INC. is one of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the U.S. with annual sales of approximately $12 billion in fiscal 2017. SUPERVALU serves customers across the United States through a network of 2,363 stores including 1,902 stores operated by wholesale customers serviced primarily by the Company’s food distribution business and 217 traditional retail grocery stores operated under five retail banners in six geographic regions (store counts as of February 25, 2017). Headquartered in Minnesota, SUPERVALU has approximately 29,000 employees.

For more information about SUPERVALU visit www.supervalu.com.

INVESTOR CONTACT:
Steve Bloomquist
952-828-4144
steve.j.bloomquist@supervalu.com

MEDIA CONTACT:
Jeff Swanson
952-903-1645
jeffrey.s.swanson@supervalu.com

Source: SUPERVALU INC.

Kroger’s EVP and CFO Mike Schlotman to present at the Oppenheimer Annual Consumer Conference

CINCINNATI, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today ( June 14, 2017) Mike Schlotman, Kroger’s executive vice president and CFO, will address investors at the Oppenheimer Annual Consumer Conference on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 9:45 a.m. (ET).

The presentation will be broadcast online at ir.kroger.com. Click on “Events, Presentations & Webcasts” to access the event. An on-demand replay of the webcast will be available from approximately 1 p.m. (ET) Wednesday, June 21, 2017 through Wednesday, July 5, 2017.

Every day, the Kroger Family of Companies makes a difference in the lives of eight and a half million customers and 443,000 associates who shop or serve in 2,796 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Kroger and its subsidiaries operate an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized, order online, pick up at the store service – in addition to 2,255 pharmacies, 784 convenience stores, 319 fine jewelry stores, 1,445 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is recognized as one of America’s most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. A leader in supplier diversity, Kroger is a proud member of the Billion Dollar Roundtable.

SOURCE: The Kroger Co.

Thomas Børglum Jensen named new CFO in BESTSELLER

Thomas Børglum Jensen named new CFO in BESTSELLER

 

BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — We are proud to welcome Thomas Børglum Jensen as new CFO in BESTSELLER. Thomas joins BESTSELLER with more than 10 years of international experience from the global pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk.

In BESTSELLER we are constantly striving to deliver results, and we work to continuously improve our business and challenge ourselves to be better. In this light, we are pleased to announce Thomas as our new CFO as of 1 August.

Thomas is bringing with him a sound international experience from Novo Nordisk, where he has been responsible for divisions in both Malaysia and Switzerland, and most recently fulfilled the role as CFO of their Product Supply division.

“Thomas will have some big shoes to fill, but I feel confident that he is the right person to do so, and I look forward to working closer with him, hopefully for many years to come,” says Anders Holch Povlsen, and continues: “Thomas is a very solid and likeable person with a great personality and the right operational experience and mindset to lift our CFO organisation and our company even further.”

“Naturally, I’m very excited to take on the CFO responsibility in BESTSELLER, but I’m also very thankful and humble when looking at the tasks entrusted to me by Anders and BESTSELLER. BESTSELLER is a great company with ambitions, but from what I learned so far about the culture, and especially the people I have met, I’m sure that I’ll be surrounded by a very competent team. I look forward to starting the journey with BESTSELLER and to getting to know my new colleagues,” says Thomas Børglum Jensen.

LISE KAAE TO HEARTLAND

Thomas will take over the responsibility from our former CFO, Lise Kaae, who is going to be heading Anders Holch Povlsen’s holding company Heartland. “I’d like to take the opportunity to thank Lise for the great effort she has put into BESTSELLER, and I look very much forward to continue working with her in her new role,” Anders finishes.

CONTACT:

E-mail: contact@bestseller.com
Phone: + 45 99 42 32 00

Source: BESTSELLER

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GGP CEO Sandeep Mathrani and CFO Michael Berman to present at NAREIT’s REITWeek 2017 Investor Forum

CHICAGO, 2017-Jun-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — GGP, Inc. (NYSE: GGP, the “Company”) today (June 6, 2017) announced that Sandeep Mathrani, Chief Executive Officer, and Michael Berman, Chief Financial Officer, will present at NAREIT’s REITWeek 2017 Investor Forum in New York on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 8:45 a.m. EDT. The presentation will be webcast live at http://reitstream.com/reitweek2017/ggp and will be available for 90 days.

About GGP, Inc.
GGP, Inc. is an S&P 500 company focused exclusively on owning, managing, leasing, and redeveloping high-quality retail properties throughout the United States. GGP is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol GGP.

Contact:
Kevin Berry
SVP Investor & Public Relations
kevin.berry@ggp.com
(312) 960-5529

Source: GGP

NCR CFO Bob Fishman to present at two upcoming investor conferences

DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Jun-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a leader in omni-channel solutions, today ( June 1, 2017) announced that Bob Fishman, Chief Financial Officer, will present at two upcoming investor conferences.

On June 7, 2017, Mr. Fishman will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Global Technology Conference at 10:45 a.m., Pacific Time, at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, San Francisco. On June 14, 2017, Mr. Fishman will present at the RBC Capital Markets Financial Technology Investor Day at 8:55 a.m., Eastern Time, at the Westin Grand Central in New York.

Replays of both presentations will be available in the Investor Relations section of NCR’s web site (investor.ncr.com). The replays will be available for 14 days following the live presentations.

About NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a leader in omni-channel solutions, turning everyday interactions with businesses into exceptional experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, NCR enables nearly 700 million transactions daily across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology, and small business. NCR solutions run the everyday transactions that make your life easier.

NCR is headquartered in Duluth, Ga., with over 30,000 employees and does business in 180 countries. NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries. NCR encourages investors to visit its web site, which is updated regularly with financial and other important information about NCR.

News Media Contact:
Scott Sykes
NCR Corporation
212.589.8428
scott.sykes@ncr.com

Source: NCR Corporation

Sprouts Farmers Market CFO Brad Lukow to present at the Jefferies 2017 Global Consumer Conference

PHOENIX, 2017-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM) today (June 01, 2017) announced that Brad Lukow, chief financial officer, will present at the Jefferies 2017 Global Consumer Conference in Nantucket, Mass. The presentation will begin at 9:30 AM EDT on June 20, 2017.

A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at investors.sprouts.com. A replay will be archived and available at the same location.

About Sprouts Farmers Market

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. is a healthy grocery store offering fresh, natural and organic foods at great prices. Sprouts offers a complete shopping experience that includes fresh produce, meat and seafood, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, packaged groceries, deli, baked goods, dairy products, frozen foods, natural body care and household items catering to consumers’ growing interest in health and wellness. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Sprouts employs more than 25,000 team members and operates more than 260 stores in 15 states from coast to coast. For more information, visit sprouts.com or @sproutsfm on Twitter.

Investor Contact:
Susannah Livingston
(602) 682-1584
susannahlivingston@sprouts.com

Media Contact:
Donna Egan
(602) 682-3152
media@sprouts.com

Source: Sprouts Farmers Market/globenewswire

NCR CFO Bob Fishman to present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference

DULUTH, Ga, 2017-Feb-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) announced today that Bob Fishman, Chief Financial Officer, NCR, will present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on February 28, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. PST.

A live webcast and replay of the presentation will be available in the Investor Relations section of NCR.com (investor.ncr.com). The replay will be available for 14 days following the live presentation.

About NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a leader in omni-channel solutions, turning everyday interactions with businesses into exceptional experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, NCR enables more than 550 million transactions daily across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology, and small business. NCR solutions run the everyday transactions that make your life easier.

NCR is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, with over 32,000 employees and does business in 180 countries. NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries. NCR encourages investors to visit its web site, which is updated regularly with financial and other important information about NCR.

Contacts:
NCR Corporation
John Buchholz
203-948-4550
john.buchholz@ncr.com

Source: NCR Corporation

Perry Ellis International announces the appointment of David Rattner as CFO

MIAMI, 2017-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY) announced today (February 6, 2017) the appointment of David Rattner as Chief Financial Officer of Perry Ellis International, Inc., reporting to Oscar Feldenkreis, CEO & President of Perry Ellis International. David brings over 20 years of financial experience from Elizabeth Arden, most recently serving as VP Finance and Corporate Controller. Anita Britt announced her retirement from the company effective March 31, 2017 and will ensure the transition of the CFO office is seamless.

“We are pleased to welcome David to Perry Ellis International and expect his breadth of experience will be a critical element as we enter the growth mode of our 5 point growth and profitability plan,” commented Oscar Feldenkreis. “We thank Anita for her eight years of contributions at Perry Ellis.  She has been instrumental in assisting Perry Ellis to drive gross margin expansion, expense savings and inventory turns.  Anita has built a solid finance team and with her help we anticipate a smooth transition over the next few months.”

Anita Britt stated, “I am proud of my time at Perry Ellis and feel fortunate to have worked with George and Oscar Feldenkreis and the entire organization.  Perry Ellis is a unique company with powerful brands and a strong operating platform.  I look forward to supporting David in his new role and to ensure a smooth transition.”

“I am thrilled to join the talented Perry Ellis team and believe the potential for growth and value creation is tremendous,” said Mr. Rattner.  “These are both exciting and challenging times in the apparel industry, which present real opportunities for a company like Perry Ellis , with its strong portfolio of brands and its focus on delivering innovative retail experience to its customers and consumers.”

Mr. Rattner holds a B.S. in accounting from the University of Florida and is a certified public accountant.

For more information about Perry Ellis International, Inc. and the company’s entire portfolio of brands, please visit www.PERY.com.

About Perry Ellis International

Perry Ellis International, Inc. is a leading designer, distributor and licensor of a broad line of high quality men’s and women’s apparel, accessories and fragrances. The Company’s collection of dress and casual shirts, golf sportswear, sweaters, dress pants, casual pants and shorts, jeans wear, active wear, dresses and men’s and women’s swimwear is available through all major levels of retail distribution. The Company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns a portfolio of nationally and internationally recognized brands, including: Perry Ellis®, Original Penguin® by Munsingwear®, Laundry by Shelli Segal®, Rafaella®, Cubavera®, Ben Hogan®, Savane®, Grand Slam®, John Henry®, Manhattan®, Axist®, Jantzen® and Farah®.  The Company enhances its roster of brands by licensing trademarks from third parties, including: Nike® and Jag® for swimwear, and Callaway®, PGA TOUR®, and Jack Nicklaus® for golf apparel. Additional information on the Company is available at http://www.pery.com.

Safe Harbor Statement
We caution readers that the forward-looking statements (statements which are not historical facts) in this release are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations rather than historical facts and they are indicated by words or phrases such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “budget,” “contemplate,” “continue,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “guidance,” “indicate,” “intend,” “may,” “might,” “plan,” “possibly,” “potential,” “predict,” “probably,” “proforma,” “project,” “seek,” “should,” “target,” or “will” or the negative thereof or other variations thereon and similar words or phrases or comparable terminology. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding Perry Ellis’ strategic operating review, growth initiatives and internal operating improvements intended to drive revenues and enhance profitability, the implementation of Perry Ellis’ profitability improvement plan and Perry Ellis’ plans to exit underperforming, low growth brands and businesses. We have based such forward-looking statements on our current expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections. While we believe these expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections are reasonable, such forward-looking statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, many of which are beyond our control.  These factors include: general economic conditions, a significant decrease in business from or loss of any of our major customers or programs, anticipated and unanticipated trends and conditions in our industry, including the impact of recent or future retail and wholesale consolidation, recent and future economic conditions, including turmoil in the financial and credit markets, the effectiveness of our planned advertising, marketing and promotional campaigns, our ability to contain costs, disruptions in the supply chain, including, but not limited to these caused by port disruptions, our future capital needs and our ability to obtain financing, our ability to protect our trademarks, our ability to integrate acquired businesses, trademarks, trade names and licenses, our ability to predict consumer preferences and changes in fashion trends and consumer acceptance of both new designs and newly introduced products, the termination or non-renewal of any material license agreements to which we are a party, changes in the costs of raw materials, labor and advertising, our ability to carry out growth strategies including expansion in international and direct-to-consumer retail markets; the effectiveness of our plans, strategies, objectives, expectations and intentions which are subject to change at any time at our discretion, potential cyber risk and technology failures which could disrupt operations or result in a data breach, the level of consumer spending for apparel and other merchandise, our ability to compete, exposure to foreign currency risk and interest rate risk, the impact to our business resulting from the United Kingdom’s referendum vote to exit the European Union and the uncertainty surrounding the terms and conditions of such a withdrawal, as well as the related impact to global stock markets and currency exchange rates; possible disruption in commercial activities due to terrorist activity and armed conflict, actions of activist investors and the cost and disruption of responding to those actions, and other factors set forth in Perry Ellis’ filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Investors are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including those risks and uncertainties detailed in Perry Ellis’ filings with the SEC. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which are valid only as of the date they were made. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect new information or the occurrence of unanticipated events or otherwise.

Contact:

Allison Malkin
ICR
203-682-8225

Source: Perry Ellis International/globenewswire

Levi Strauss CEO and CFO to host 4Q and fiscal year ended November 27, 2016 conference call on February 9

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) will host a conference call to discuss the company’s financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended November 27, 2016. The call will be held on Thursday, February 9, at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time / 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, and will be hosted by Chip Bergh, president and chief executive officer, and Harmit Singh, executive vice president and chief financial officer.

To access the live webcast, please visit https://engage.vevent.com/rt/levistraussao~50968087 or dial in to listen to the live call at: +1 800-891-4735 in the United States and Canada or +1 973-200-3066 internationally; I.D. No. 50968087.

A replay of the Webcast will be available on http://www.levistrauss.com/investors/earnings-webcast within two hours after the event and archived on the site for two months. A telephone replay will be available through February 16, 2017, at +1 855-859-2056 in the United States and Canada or +1 404-537-3406 internationally; I.D. No. 50968087.

To access the company’s related press release on February 9, 2017, please visit: http://www.levistrauss.com/news/press-releases.

About Levi Strauss & Co.

Levi Strauss & Co. is one of the world’s largest brand-name apparel companies and a global leader in jeanswear. The company designs and markets jeans, casual wear and related accessories for men, women and children under the Levi’s®, Dockers®, Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.™, and Denizen® brands. Its products are sold in more than 110 countries worldwide through a combination of chain retailers, department stores, online sites, and a global footprint of approximately 2,800 retail stores and shop-in-shops. Levi Strauss & Co.’s reported fiscal 2015 net revenues were $4.5 billion. For more information, go to http://levistrauss.com.

Investor Contact:
Edelita Tichepco
Levi Strauss & Co.
(800) 438-0349
Investor-relations@levi.com

Media Contact:
Amber Rensen
Levi Strauss & Co.
(415) 501-7777
newsmediarequests@levi.com

Source: Levi Strauss & Co.

ICA Gruppen CEO and CFO to present Q4 report on February 8

Solna, Sweden, 2017-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — ICA Gruppen will publish its Q4 report 2016 on Wednesday, 8 February 2017. In conjunction to this, we are pleased to issue this invitation to a press and analyst meeting.

Place: Tändstickspalatset, Västra Trädgårdsgatan 15, Stockholm

Time: Wednesday, 8 February 2017 at 10.00 CET

ICA Gruppen’s CEO Per Strömberg and CFO Sven Lindskog will present the interim report and answer any subsequent questions. The press and analyst meeting will be available as a live webcast and can be viewed at http://www.icagruppen.se/en/investors

To attend the telephone conference:

SE: +46856642661

UK: +442030089801

A recorded version of the webcast will be available on the company’s website afterwards. The presentation will be held in English. Please register to ir@ica.se.

ICA Gruppen’s Q4 report will be published at 07.00 CET on Wednesday, 8 February 2017.

For more information:

ICA Gruppen press service
Telephone number: +46 10 422 52 52

Source: ICA Gruppen

Coach announces the appointment of Kevin G. Wills as CFO

NEW YORK, 2017-Jan-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Coach, Inc. (NYSE: COH) (SEHK: 6388), a leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, today (Jan. 4, 2017) announced the appointment of Kevin G. Wills as Chief Financial Officer, effective no later than March 2017.

Mr. Wills joins Coach from AlixPartners LLP, a global business advisory firm, where he has served as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer since March 2014. At AlixPartners, Mr. Wills is responsible for all financial management, capital restructuring and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to AlixPartners, Mr. Wills was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Saks Incorporated, owner of the Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks.com and Off 5th franchises, where he worked for nearly 16 years in various finance, strategic-planning, administration and operations positions. He also played an instrumental role in Saks’ sale to Hudson’s Bay Company (TSX: HBC). Before joining Saks Inc., Mr. Wills served as Vice President and Controller for Tennessee Valley Authority, an energy producer. Mr. Wills started his career in 1988 as a Business Assurance Manager for Coopers and Lybrand (now known as PwC), an accounting and financial services firm. He has a BS in Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University and is a Certified Public Accountant. In addition, Mr. Wills is currently Chairman of the Board of Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ: HWAY), where he has been a Director since 2012.

“Kevin brings nearly 30 years of broad-based and relevant retail and finance experience to Coach. His expertise and strong operational track record make him a valuable addition to the leadership team,” said Victor Luis, Chief Executive Officer of Coach, Inc. “As we continue to execute our transformation plan, I have confidence that in Kevin we are adding a proven strategic business partner who will be an important part of Coach, Inc.’s next chapter of growth as a multi-brand company.”

“I am delighted to join Coach, an exceptional company with strong global brands and a disciplined focus on financial results. I very much look forward to playing a key role as the firm executes its long-term global growth strategy,” said Mr. Wills.

Mr. Wills replaces Jane Nielsen, who departed from Coach in August 2016. Andrea Shaw Resnick, who has held the position of Interim CFO since that time, will continue as Global Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications. “Andrea is a proven leader who ensured that we didn’t miss a beat during her time as interim CFO. Our entire leadership team appreciates her important and ongoing contributions to Coach, Inc.,” added Mr. Luis.

Coach, Inc. is a leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands. The Coach brand was established in New York City in 1941, and has a rich heritage of pairing exceptional leathers and materials with innovative design. Coach is sold worldwide through Coach stores, select department stores and specialty stores, and through Coach’s website at www.coach.com. In 2015, Coach acquired Stuart Weitzman, a global leader in designer footwear, sold in more than 70 countries and through its website at www.stuartweitzman.com. Coach, Inc.’s common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol COH and Coach’s Hong Kong Depositary Receipts are traded on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited under the symbol 6388.

Neither the Hong Kong Depositary Receipts nor the Hong Kong Depositary Shares evidenced thereby have been or will be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account of, a U.S. Person (within the meaning of Regulation S under the Securities Act), absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. Hedging transactions involving these securities may not be conducted unless in compliance with the Securities Act.

This information to be made available in this press release may contain forward-looking statements based on management’s current expectations. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements that can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “may,” “will,” “can,” “should,” “expect,” “intend,” “estimate,” “continue,” “project,” “guidance,” “forecast,” “anticipated,” “moving,” “leveraging,” “targeting,” “assume,” “plan,” “pursue,” “look forward to,” “on track to return,” “to achieve” or comparable terms. Future results may differ materially from management’s current expectations, based upon a number of important factors, including risks and uncertainties such as expected economic trends, the ability to anticipate consumer preferences, the ability to control costs and successfully execute our transformation and operational efficiency initiatives and growth strategies and our ability to achieve intended benefits, cost savings and synergies from acquisitions, etc. Please refer to Coach, Inc.’s latest Annual Report on Form 10-K and its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a complete list of risks and important factors.

Contact:
Analysts & Media:
Andrea Shaw Resnick

212/629-2618
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Global Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

Christina Colone

212/946-7252
Senior Director, Investor Relations

Source: Coach, Inc.

Foodstuffs North Island Ltd announces the appointment of Joanna Allan as CFO

Foodstuffs North Island Ltd announces the appointment of Joanna Allan as CFO
Foodstuffs North Island Ltd announces the appointment of Joanna Allan as CFO

 

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs North Island Ltd welcomes Joanna Allan as Chief Financial Officer, starting mid-January 2017. Jo brings more than 20 years of FMCG finance and leadership experience to the table, and she is also an engineer who offers a unique diversity of thought when it comes to strategic vision and planning. Her arrival comes at a time when such diversity is essential to the business’ future direction.

Chris Quin, CEO, Foodstuffs North Island, says, “The shape of retail is changing rapidly; in the way customers shop with us, the products our suppliers are delivering and the expectations shoppers have of our service offering and systems. Smart financial planning and management enables us to be as entrepreneurial and innovative as possible, all while being more competitive and agile.”

As one of New Zealand’s largest companies and employers, Foodstuffs North Island plays a hugely important role, investing extensively in store, product and people development. Quin says, “Jo’s role as CFO will see her develop and deliver a financial and strategic plan to maintain and grow the business at a very exciting time. Her diverse experience in FMCG and the food and beverage industry will stand her in good stead as we embrace the challenge of doing business in the ‘new normal’.”

Jo has held senior finance, strategy, leadership and transformation roles for a number of leading companies including Frucor, Danone, Fonterra, Tegel and Lion.

“I am delighted to be joining Foodstuffs North Island. I’ve worked very closely with many of the household names on our supermarket shelves and understand just how important it is to ensure New Zealanders continue to enjoy the best value products in the best shopping environments,” says Jo.

“While I won’t necessarily be out there checking the already well-engineered stores and DCs we operate, I will be taking great satisfaction in crafting a finely balanced plan with Chris and the fantastic team on hand. Our role is to help deliver an exceptional shopper experience – and retain and extend our leadership in a competitive market.”

Jo holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) and is a CPA.

Contact:

Tel: +64 4 472 6435
Fax: +64 4 472 6412

Source: Foodstuff NZ

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Sprouts Farmers Market CFO Brad Lukow to present at the Barclays Eat, Sleep, Play – It’s Not All Discretionary Conference

PHOENIX, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM) today (Nov. 17, 2016 ) announced that Brad Lukow, chief financial officer, will present at the Barclays Eat, Sleep, Play – It’s Not All Discretionary Conference at Barclays in New York City.  The presentation will begin at 4:10 pm ET on December 5, 2016.

A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website, http://investors.sprouts.com/, under “Events and Presentations.” A replay will be archived and available at the same location.

About Sprouts Farmers Market

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. is a healthy grocery store offering fresh, natural and organic foods at great prices. Sprouts offer a complete shopping experience that includes fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, packaged groceries, meat and seafood, deli, baked goods, dairy products, frozen foods, natural body care and household items catering to consumers’ growing interest in health and wellness. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Sprouts employs more than 24,000 team members and operates more than 250 stores in thirteen states from coast to coast. For more information, visit www.sprouts.com or @sproutsfm on Twitter.

Investor Contact:
Susannah Livingston
(602) 682-1584
susannahlivingston@sprouts.com

Media Contact:
Donna Egan
(602) 682-3152
media@sprouts.com

Source: Sprouts Farmers Market/globenewswire

Kohl’s CFO Wesley S. McDonald to retire in late Spring 2017

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., 2016-Nov-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) today ( November 9, 2016) announced that its chief financial officer, Wesley S. McDonald, intends to retire in late Spring 2017 after 14 years of service with the company.

“Wes has played an important role in the company’s growth and development over the last 14 years. His business knowledge and financial expertise have been critical in our success and his communication with the investment community has always been transparent and consistent,” said Kevin Mansell, Kohl’s chairman, chief executive officer and president. “On behalf of the entire executive leadership team, I thank Wes for his significant contributions, and I look forward to his continued contribution during this transition. He will be missed on his departure, and we wish him the very best in his retirement.”

“I am honored to have had the opportunity to serve as Kohl’s CFO,” said McDonald. “I am proud of all that our team has accomplished together and am confident that Kohl’s is well positioned for continued success, creating value for all stakeholders.”

Kohl’s will be conducting a comprehensive search for the CFO position over the next few months to prepare for McDonald’s retirement.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Information

This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Kohl’s intends forward-looking terminology such as “believes,” “expects,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “anticipates,” “plans,” or similar expressions to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, which could cause Kohl’s actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to those described in Item 1A in Kohl’s Annual Report on Form 10-K, which is expressly incorporated herein by reference, and other factors as may periodically be described in Kohl’s filings with the SEC.

About Kohl’s

Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is a leading specialty department store with more than 1,100 stores in 49 states. With a commitment to inspiring and empowering families to lead fulfilled lives, the company offers amazing national and exclusive brands, incredible savings and inspiring shopping experiences in-store, online at Kohls.com and via mobile devices. Committed to its communities, Kohl’s has raised nearly $300 million for children’s initiatives nationwide through its Kohl’s Cares® cause merchandise program, which operates under Kohl’s Cares, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kohl’s Department Stores, Inc. For additional information about Kohl’s philanthropic and environmental initiatives, visit http://www.Kohls.com/Cares. For a list of store locations and information, or for the added convenience of shopping online, visit www.Kohls.com.

Connect with Kohl’s:
Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/Kohls)
Twitter (http://twitter.com/Kohls)
Google+ (http://plus.google.com/+Kohls)
Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/Kohls)
Instagram (http://instagram.com/Kohls)
YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/kohls)

Contact:

Jen Johnson
262-703-5241
Jen.Johnson@Kohls.com

Source: Kohl’s

J Sainsbury plc welcomes new CFO Kevin O’Byrne

J Sainsbury plc welcomes new CFO Kevin O’Byrne
J Sainsbury plc welcomes new CFO Kevin O’Byrne

 

London, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — J Sainsbury plc today (07 November 2016) announces the appointment of Kevin O’Byrne as Chief Financial Officer. This follows the move of John Rogers from being CFO of J Sainsbury plc to CEO of Sainsbury’s Argos, following Sainsbury’s successful acquisition of Home Retail Group plc on 2 September 2016. Kevin will join the business on 9 January 2017 and will be a member of the J Sainsbury plc Board and the business’s Operating Board.

Kevin O’Byrne is currently CEO of Poundland Group.  Kevin previously held executive roles at Kingfisher plc from 2008 to 2015, including CEO of B&Q UK & Ireland and Group Finance Director. Prior to this, Kevin was Group Finance Director of Dixons Retail plc. Kevin is a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Land Securities Group PLC.

Mike Coupe, Group Chief Executive of J Sainsbury plc, said: “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Kevin as Chief Financial Officer of Sainsbury’s. We are two years into the delivery of our strategy and this is an important time as we integrate the Argos and Habitat businesses into the group. Kevin brings a wealth of retail and finance experience and a track record in growing businesses. I very much look forward to welcoming him to the team.”

Kevin O’Byrne said: “Sainsbury’s is a strong business with a clear strategy and I am really excited about joining at this important point in Sainsbury’s journey. I look forward to working with Mike and the team from the New Year.”

Ed Barker will continue as Interim Chief Financial Officer until Kevin joins the business and will continue to have a leading role in the business.

No further information is required to be disclosed under LR9.6.13 of the UK Listing Rules.

Press Enquiries:
press_office@sainsburys.co.uk
020 7695 7295.

Source: Sainsbury

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Pets at Home Group announces the appointment of Mike Iddon as CFO

LONDON, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pets at Home Group Plc, the UK’s leading specialist retailer of pet food, accessories and services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Iddon as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective from 17th October 2016.  On joining the Group Mike will become an Executive Director of the Company and a member of the Board.

Mike was the Chief Financial Officer of New Look from 2014 until earlier this year. Prior to this Mike held a number of finance roles at Tesco plc over a period of thirteen years, with his final position as Group Planning, Treasury and Tax Director. Before this he held finance roles with Kingfisher plc and Whitbread plc. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen.

Mark Adams, Interim Chief Financial Officer, will leave the Group on 25th November 2016.

Ian Kellett, Group Chief Executive Officer, commented: “I’m delighted to welcome Mike to the Group. Mike brings a huge wealth of financial expertise, all gained within established retail and consumer businesses which makes him a great addition to the team.”

“I also want to thank Mark Adams for supporting us through the first half of the financial year in his position as Interim CFO and we wish him well in his next role.”

Mike Iddon, commented: “I really admire the passion for pets that is the hallmark of Pets at Home.  With so many growth opportunities, not just within retailing but also in the many services that support customers and their pets, this is a really exciting time for me to join the Group.”

There is no further information to be disclosed under paragraph 9.6.13 of the UK Listing Authority Listing Rules. This announcement contains inside information.

About Pets at Home

Pets at Home Group Plc is the UK’s leading specialist pet omnichannel retailer and services provider. Pets at Home operates from 423 superstores located across the UK. The Group operates the UK’s largest small animal veterinary business with 391 practices, run principally under a Joint Venture model using the Vets4Pets and Companion Care brand names, and four veterinary specialist referral centres. Pets at Home is the UK’s leading operator of pet grooming services offered through its 246 grooming salons. The Group also operates 7 specialist High Street based dog stores, called Barkers. For more information visit: http://investors.petsathome.com/

Investor Relations Enquiries:

Pets at Home Group Plc:
+44 (0)161 486 6688
Amie Gramlick
Head Of Investor Relations

Media Enquiries:

Pets at Home Group Plc:
+44 (0)161 486 6688
Brian Hudspith
Director Of Corporate Affairs

Maitland:
+44 (0)20 7379 5151
Rebecca Mitchell
Tom Eckersley

Source: Pets at Home Group Plc

Stein Mart CEO Dawn Robertson and CFO Greg Kleffner to present at the B. Riley & Co. Consumer Conference

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMRT) announced today (Aug. 22, 2016) that Dawn Robertson, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and Greg Kleffner, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the B. Riley & Co. Consumer Conference being held at the Sofitel New York hotel on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. ET.

The audio portion of the presentation will be webcast live through Stein Mart’s investor relations website http://ir.steinmart.com.  The webcast and presentation materials can be found under “Events & Presentations”.  An archive of the presentation will remain available for 30 days after the live event.

About Stein Mart
Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMRT) is a national retailer offering designer and name-brand fashion, accessories and home decor at everyday discount prices. Stein Mart provides real value that customers will love every day both in stores and online. Stein Mart currently operates 283 stores across 31 states and has plans to expand over the next year. Stein Mart is adding new modern brands to its stores this year to offer discriminating shoppers even more of the fashion and savings they want. For more information, please visit www.steinmart.com.

For more information:
Linda L. Tasseff
Director
Investor Relations
(904) 858-2639
ltasseff@steinmart.com

Source: Stein Mart, Inc./GlobeNewswire

Stein Mart CEO Dawn Robertson and CFO Greg Kleffner to present at the 7th Annual Credit Suisse Small & Mid Cap Conference

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMRT) announced today ( Aug. 23, 2016) that Dawn Robertson, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and Greg Kleffner, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the 7th Annual Credit Suisse Small & Mid Cap Conference being held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. Given the conference format, a web cast is not available for this presentation.

Stein Mart management will also host one-on-one meetings with interested investors during the conference. For more information on the conference or to schedule a one-on-one meeting, please contact a Credit Suisse representative or the conference coordinator at:  brett.weiss@credit-suisse.com.

A copy of the Stein Mart’s latest investor presentation is available in the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at http://ir.steinmart.com.

About Stein Mart
Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMRT) is a national retailer offering designer and name-brand fashion, accessories and home decor at everyday discount prices. Stein Mart provides real value that customers will love every day both in stores and online. Stein Mart currently operates 283 stores across 31 states and has plans to expand over the next year. Stein Mart is adding new modern brands to its stores this year to offer discriminating shoppers even more of the fashion and savings they want. For more information, please visit www.steinmart.com.

For more information:
Linda L. Tasseff
Director
Investor Relations
(904) 858-2639
ltasseff@steinmart.com

Source: Stein Mart, Inc./GlobeNewswire

Dan Guglielmone appointed Executive VP, CFO & Treasurer at Federal Realty Investment Trust

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2016-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Federal Realty Investment Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Guglielmone to the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer, effective August 15, 2016. In this role, Mr. Guglielmone will be a member of the Firm’s Executive and Investment Committees and will be responsible for all capital markets activity along with east coast acquisitions. In addition, he will be responsible for the oversight of the accounting, financial reporting and investor relations functions. Dan will be based at Federal’s Headquarters in Rockville, Md.

Mr. Guglielmone comes from real estate powerhouse Vornado Realty Trust where he has served since 2003 as its Senior Vice President, Acquisitions and Capital Markets. Prior to his time at Vornado, Dan spent 10 years in Investment Banking in the Real Estate and Lodging Group at Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup in New York. Mr. Guglielmone holds a Bachelors in Applied Economics from Cornell University and a Masters in Management with a Concentration in Finance from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. He is an active member of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) as well as the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and was a member of the Toys “R” Us Board from 2013 through 2015.

“I couldn’t be more pleased that we were able to attract such a well-respected 25 year commercial real estate veteran to our senior ranks” said Donald C. Wood, Federal Realty’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Dan’s breadth of experience from both investment banking at a top tier firm and one of the largest and most respected commercial real estate firms in the country, will complement both our existing team and the growing needs and expectations of our fast expanding platform over the next decade and beyond.”

About Federal Realty

Federal Realty is a recognized leader in the ownership, operation and redevelopment of high-quality retail based properties located primarily in major coastal markets from Washington, D.C. to Bostonas well as San Francisco and Los Angeles. Founded in 1962, our mission is to deliver long term, sustainable growth through investing in densely populated, affluent communities where retail demand exceeds supply. Our expertise includes creating urban, mixed-use neighborhoods like Santana Row in San Jose, California, Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, Maryland and Assembly Rowin Somerville, Massachusetts. These unique and vibrant environments that combine shopping, dining, living and working provide a destination experience valued by their respective communities.Federal Realty’s 96 properties include over 2,800 tenants, in approximately 22 million square feet, and over 1,800 residential units.

Federal Realty has paid quarterly dividends to its shareholders continuously since its founding in 1962, and has increased its dividend rate for 48 consecutive years, the longest record in the REIT industry. Federal Realty shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbol FRT. For additional information about Federal Realty and its properties, visit www.FederalRealty.com.

Investor Inquiries:

Leah Andress
Investor Relations Associate
301/998-8265
landress@federalrealty.com

Media Inquiries:

Andrea Simpson
Vice President, Marketing
617/684-1511
asimpson@federalrealty.com

SOURCE: Federal Realty Investment Trust