Category Archives: Retail

Retail Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Co-op to re-develop and transform four sites in North Wales

MANCHESTER, 20-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Co-op is investing almost £3.5M in its North Wales stores this autumn to re-develop and transform four sites during a seven week programme of works creating around a dozen new retail jobs. The community retailer – which … Read the full press release

Evonik to raise prices for all Precipitated Silica products by 11% in Asia Pacific

Hanau, Germany, 17-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik Industries is raising prices for all Precipitated Silica products by 11% in Asia Pacific with immediate effect. Contracts will be honoured for the agreed upon term. Evonik is committed to supply products and services … Read the full press release

Handelsverband HDE: Ladesäulen für Elektroautos: Praktikable Vorgaben für Ausbau gefordert

BERLIN, 12-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Der Handelsverband Deutschland (HDE) warnt in einem aktuellen Brief an das Bundeswirtschaftsministerium vor zu ehrgeizigen Vorgaben aus Brüssel beim Aufbau eines Ladenetzes für Elektroautos auf Einzelhandelsparkplätzen. Hintergrund ist das EU-Verfahren zur Änderung der Gebäudeeffizienzrichtlinie. Die EU … Read the full press release

Handelsverband Deutschland (HDE): Textilwirtschaft in den letzten Jahren nachweisbare Fortschritte beim Aufbau nachhaltiger Lieferketten erreicht

BERLIN, 12-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Zum dritten Jahrestag des Textilbündnisses zieht der Handelsverband Deutschland (HDE) eine positive Zwischenbilanz. Trotz oft langwieriger Abstimmungsprozesse zwischen Politik, NGOs und Wirtschaft hat die Textilwirtschaft in den letzten Jahren nachweisbare Fortschritte beim Aufbau nachhaltiger Lieferketten erreicht … Read the full press release

Online retail is the key driver for the German retail sector in 2017

Frankfurt am Main, 04-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The German retail sector has visibly lifted its sales forecast for 2017, up from 2% to 3%. The key driver is online retail, along with the currently very consumer-friendly economic environment in Germany, which … Read the full press release

Arla Organic Milk now available in United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Arla Organic Milk is now available in leading retailers across the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Viby J, Denmark, 27-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Arla Foods, the world’s largest producer of organic dairy products, has launched its first branded organic milk in … Read the full press release

Fashion retailer George Davies donates £5.15 million to University of Leicester and Leicester’s Hospitals

Support from fashion retail legend George Davies – the University’s largest-ever philanthropic gift from an individual – will support research and new vascular limb salvage clinic Media opportunity, Tuesday 26 September at 9.30am, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, LE3 9QP University of … Read the full press release

Shell enters Mexico’s retail fuel market with the opening of its first service station

THE HAGUE, 08-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell today opened its first service station in Mexico, with more sites due to start providing Mexican motorists with high-quality Shell fuels and retail services over the next few months. Over the next 10 … Read the full press release

pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and Helaba to fund CBRE Global Investors’ acquisition of Skanssi shopping centre in Finland

EUR 67.2 million term loan facility provided towards the acquisition of the Skanssi shopping centre in Turku, Finland Munich/Stockholm, 07-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and Helaba provided a term loan facility of EUR 67.2 million to CBRE European Shopping … Read the full press release

Visa’s Digital Payments study: two-thirds of Brits have used contactless cards since introduction in September 2007

Contactless debit and credit cards were first used in the UK a decade ago Millennials lead contactless adoption – over three quarters have made a contactless payment A quarter of Brits have made contactless payments using mobile devices LONDON, 07-Sep-2017 … Read the full press release

GRAHAM completed the build and fit-out for Liverpool FC’s new retail store at Anfield Stadium

HILLSBOROUGH, 21-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAHAM Construction has completed the build and fit-out for Liverpool Football Club’s new flagship retail store. GRAHAM Construction built the turnkey development at Anfield Stadium. The building division constructed the shell, while GRAHAM Interior Fit-Out completed … Read the full press release

UK’s largest supplier of building materials Travis Perkins recognised with Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver award

Northampton, UK, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Travis Perkins Plc, the UK’s largest supplier of building materials to the construction, DIY and home improvement markets, has been recognised for their work supporting the Armed Forces with a Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) … Read the full press release

ECE Russland to manage the shopping center “Central Kids Store” on Lubyanka in Moscow

HAMBURG, 07-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ECE Russland has taken over the management of the shopping center “Central Kids Store” on Lubyanka in Moscow effective August 1, 2017, for a period of five years. The center has been developed and is being … Read the full press release

Groupe PSA sold 1,580,000 units in the first half of 2017

1,580,000 units sold in the first half of 2017 Sales increase in Latin America, Middle East and Africa, Eurasia and India-Pacific regions In China, specific action plans implemented for each JV by Groupe PSA and its partners Market share gains … Read the full press release

PSA Retail to develop its used vehicle trade with platform for used vehicles CARDAYZ

PARIS, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With CARDAYZ, PSA Retail has gained a strategic operational tool to develop its used vehicle trade, cover all of this priority market effectively and increase customer satisfaction. CARDAYZ provides a comprehensive approach to the used vehicle … Read the full press release

PSA Retail: ambitious partnership to build the most extensive Car Spare Parts Distribution Platform

A partnership between PSA Retail, Car Avenue, Grand Est Automobiles and Groupe Nedey Automobiles PARIS, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — PSA Retail has teamed up with Car Avenue, Grand Est Automobiles and Groupe Nedey Automobiles to build and develop the most extensive … Read the full press release

Retail: Savills to acquire Larry Smith Italia

LONDON, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Savills has today, 5 July 2017,  announced the acquisition of Larry Smith Italia, a leading shopping centre and out of town management and leasing business based in Italy.  Combined with Savills existing capital markets and … Read the full press release

Carrefour and ENGIE open public natural gas vehicle station at La Courneuve in the Paris region

La Défense, France, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — By late 2017, a fleet of 200 Carrefour trucks will be driving on biomethane fuel, resulting in a 75 % reduction of CO2emissions and no more fine particle pollution. ENGIE is offering the green … Read the full press release

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets Announces Complete Acquisition of Area Sur Shopping Center in Jerez, Spain

PARIS, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (“AXA IM – Real Assets”), a global leader in real asset investments and the leading(1) real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe, announces that it has completed the acquisition, … Read the full press release

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