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Retail Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

SGS launches Zero Discharge Holistic Solution to support textile, footwear brands and retailers towards environmentally responsible production

SGS is pleased to launch its Zero Discharge Holistic Solution, using an assertive approach supported by a diverse range of technical solutions to assist textile and footwear brands and retailers to move a step closer to their zero discharge goal. … Read the full press release

AXA IM – Real Assets, Klépierre complete extension and renovation of the Val d’Europe shopping centre in Marne-la-Vallée

PARIS, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (“AXA IM – Real Assets”), a global leader in real assets investment and the leading(1) real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe, together with Klépierre, has completed its latest … Read the full press release

T-Systems supports the customer service of Germany’s No 1 online grocer REWE.de

Respond to customer requirements with flexibility in the cloud Protecting customer data in the Deutsche Telekom data center BONN, 27-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Whenever a customer puts a chunk of cheese, pack of salami or a vegetable into his or … Read the full press release

Arkema: price increase for Bisperoxide and for Bisperoxide formulations in EMEA and Asia

COLOMBES, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Arkema will increase in Europe, Middle-East, Africa and Asia, its prices for Bisperoxide and for Bisperoxide formulations sold under Luperox®, Retic® and Vulcup® brands by 5 % on May 1st, 2017, or as contracts allow. The … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel to offer Global Logistics Services under MoU with Alibaba.com

Shanghai, CHINA, 17-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne + Nagel today announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Alibaba.com, the B2B business arm of Alibaba Group, to offer global logistics services to customers of the Chinese e-commerce leader’s B2B business unit. Under … Read the full press release

Bentley Home presents new furniture collection

Form follows function with refined contemporary details Innovation and relaxed attitude reflected in materials Contrasts and styles define modern craftsmanship CREWE, 04-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley Home presents a new furniture collection at this year’s Salone Internazionale del Mobile, reflecting an … Read the full press release

KfW IPEX-Bank provides financing to build new and modern logistics centre in Koblenz for REWE

Frankfurt am Main, 28-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Working together with another bank, KfW IPEX-Bank is providing financing to build a new and modern logistics centre for the REWE retail group in Koblenz. The loan of up to EUR 58 million … Read the full press release

PEP shopping centre in Munich Neuperlach undergoes extensive refurbishment

Extensive renovation and redecoration of the existing and fully operational shopping centre complements the extension already commenced in 2016 HAMBURG, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TH Real Estate and ECE have started the extensive refurbishment of the PEP shopping centre in Munich … Read the full press release

EBRD supports DIY retail chain OMA to open up to nine new stores across Belarus by the end of 2019

Project to promote cross-border cooperation and business expansion LONDON, 15-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Belarusian customers will benefit from the expansion of the leading domestic DIY retail chain OMA supported by the EBRD. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is … Read the full press release

DEGIRO and Eurex to jointly educate retail investors

ESCHBORN, 27-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DEGIRO, one of Europe’s largest retail brokers and Eurex, Europe’s largest derivatives exchange team up to jointly educate retail investors: A new section on DEGIRO’s website explains the products listed on Eurex with input coming … Read the full press release

DHL eCommerce opens its Fulfillment Center in Sydney to support booming demand for overseas goods amongst Australia’s online shoppers

New facility in Sydney, Australia offers flexible, fully-integrated inventory management and last-mile delivery for international brands and retailers DHL eCommerce “Plug-and-play” system allows retailers to scale globally, quickly and easily BONN, 16-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL eCommerce, a division of the … Read the full press release

Mercedes-AMG opens dedicated retail outlet in Tokyo Setagaya

Based on the strategic product range expansion of the recent years, Mercedes-AMG reaches a milestone in its sales strategy with the opening of a dedicated retail outlet in Tokyo Setagaya. The new location represents the sports car and performance brand … Read the full press release

PwC research: consumers now the most disruptive force facing food industry today

To eat, drink and be merry could be very different in Christmases to come, writes Craig Armitage, Global Leader of PwC’s Food Supply and Integrity Services. LONDON, 21-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — For many it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas … Read the full press release

Nationwide research reveals one in five Brits want stores to be open on 25 December

Nearly one in five Brits think stores should open on Christmas Day Boredom and last minute shopping top reasons for wanting shops open Nearly a third have ‘popped to the corner shop’ on Christmas Day for food and drink SWINDON, … Read the full press release

Adif: Reurbanización de la Plaza de Armas

• Mercadona obtuvo mediante subasta el arrendamiento del terreno, con un plazo de 40 años, el derecho a construir y explotar un edificio de uso terciario, así como la obligación de reurbanizar la plaza pública en la que se sitúa … Read the full press release

Zitrus-Saison: EDEKA Orangen aus umweltschonenderem Anbau in ausgewählte Märkte

Verzicht auf kritische Pflanzenschutzmittel Förderung der Artenvielfalt Schonender Umgang mit Wasser HAMBURG, 07-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Pünktlich zum Start der Zitrus-Saison bringt EDEKA Orangen aus umweltschonenderem Anbau in ausgewählte Märkte. Das Besondere daran: Die Chemiebelastung durch Pflanzenschutzmittel pro Hektar wurde im … Read the full press release

Value Added Tax (VAT) environment to be improved for e-commerce businesses in the EU

BRUSSELS, 02-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has today unveiled a series of measures to improve the Value Added Tax (VAT) environment for e-commerce businesses in the EU. Our proposals will allow consumers and companies, in particular start-ups and SMEs, … Read the full press release

Gorenje Group unveils Spartak-branded line-up of domestic appliances for the CIS region

MOSCOW, 18-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — For several years, Russia has been one of the key markets for Gorenje Group. Through a partnership with Spartak Moscow football club, Gorenje is increasing its brand awareness throughout the whole CIS region as Spartak is … Read the full press release

Accenture Ventures makes minority investment in RichRelevance

Accenture Ventures invests in omnichannel personalization leader as customer expectations continue to grow worldwide NEW YORK, 16-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has expanded its strategic alliance with RichRelevance, a global leader in omnichannel personalization, to strengthen the capabilities … Read the full press release

University of Zurich study: People in Switzerland buy fair trade products more frequently than their German counterparts

People in Switzerland buy fair trade products more frequently than their German counterparts. A new study by the Institute of Sociology at the University of Zurich states the reasons for this: The Swiss are more convinced ethically by fair trade … Read the full press release

ECE: MyZeil shopping center in Frankfurt to get a new innovative food and entertainment options by the end of 2018

International food concepts, a premium cinema, and new outside terraces planned FRANKFURT, 03-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — MyZeil shopping center, located in the heart of Frankfurt’s city center, shall get a new, spectacular food area of international stature by the end … Read the full press release

Pieter Polman to succeed Erik Schmit as a director of Wereldhave Netherlands

SCHIPHOL, 27-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Erik Schmit will step down as a director of Wereldhave Netherlands with effect from November 1, 2016. He joined Wereldhave in March 2016 and has decided to pursue his career elsewhere. The Board of management respectfully … Read the full press release

EESC comments on geo-blocking, roaming and parcel delivery

BRUSSELS, 20-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The EU has not delivered on its promise to abolish obstacles to the free movement of goods and services for consumers. The European Economic and Social Committee, Europe’s voice for civil society, has delivered three key … Read the full press release

Autogrill: HMSHost awarded foodservice concession at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport in North Carolina for ten years

Concession awarded for ten years, from 2020 to 2030 Plans for further improvement of the current offering  MILAN, 18-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Through its American subsidiary HMSHost, Autogrill (Milan: AGL IM) has been awarded a foodservice concession at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport … Read the full press release

Intershop sponsor of omni-channel commerce roundtable, 11 October 2016 at the Novotel West, London

LONDON, 11-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Intershop will sponsor an omni-channel commerce roundtable discussion at the eDelivery Conference, held on 11 October 2016 at the Novotel West, London. Chaired by Intershop’s order management expert and enterprise architect Nils Breitmann, the interactive roundtable … Read the full press release

Gorenje won Zac of the Year 2016 award presented by Euronics Austria

VIENNA, 10-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Gorenje brand is among the top five most recognized home appliance brands, and among top five by market share. Since the founding of Gorenje Austria 41 years ago and the slogan “Bewusst robust” (Deliberately Sturdy), Gorenje … Read the full press release

eCommerce: First-ever GfK study on regional online potential for 17 product groups in Germany

First GfK study on regional online potential BRUCHSAL, 07-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The distribution of online potential for product groups such as food, clothing, consumer electronics and DIY items differs substantially from region to region. Today GfK published its findings in … Read the full press release

Burda raised its stake in fashion platform Showroom to 64 percent

Burda raises stake to 64 percent Christian Graggaber appointed Managing Director Showroom Germany Showroom space in Berlin opened MUNICH, 05-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Showroom is the leading marketplace for independent designer fashion in Poland (www.showroom.pl). Since the start of the German … Read the full press release

Retail: Equistone Partners Europe acquires majority stake in D3T Distribution, the holding company of Motoblouz

LONDON, 29-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Equistone Partners Europe (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading investors in mid-market buyouts, has acquired a majority stake in D3T Distribution, the holding company of Motoblouz and Access-Moto (together “Motoblouz” or “the Company”) from Inspirational Stores for … Read the full press release

Rockcastle to refinance three shopping centres in Poland with loan from pbb, Helaba and ING Bank

Munich/Frankfurt/Warsaw/London, 21-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank, Helaba and ING Bank have jointly underwritten an investment facility, totalling € 163.6 million, to refinance Karolinka, Pogoria and Platan Shopping Centres in Poland. The assets are owned by Rockcastle Global Real Estate … Read the full press release