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Meijer Seeks BIPOC Michigan Business Owners for New Product Showcase

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 3:35pm

"We look forward to expanding our product assortment and creating a positive economic impact in our communities through this event."

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  • "We look forward to expanding our product assortment and creating a positive economic impact in our communities through this event."
  • There, Meijer merchants will meet with chosen vendors to learn more about their products, business models and plans for growth through 5-minute presentations.
  • After getting to know the participants, Meijer merchants will award retail opportunities to vendors ready to expand into Meijer stores with products that will best serve Meijer customers.
  • About Meijer: Meijer is a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates 257 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin.

At Home to Open Three New Stores in July

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:10pm

At Home Group Inc. (NYSE: HOME), the home dcor superstore, announced today that it will open three new home dcor stores in July, bringing the retailers store count to 231.

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  • At Home Group Inc. (NYSE: HOME), the home dcor superstore, announced today that it will open three new home dcor stores in July, bringing the retailers store count to 231.
  • Two of the stores are on the east coast in Princeton, NJ and Abingdon, MD and one store is on the west coast in Temecula, CA.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210722005719/en/
    At Home will open three new stores in July- Princeton, NJ; Abingdon, MD and Temecula, CA.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    At Home is a unique home dcor concept that offers the biggest in-store selection of home dcor styles at an incredible value.

Magnit launches its own delivery service from supermarkets in regions

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 10:01am

Krasnodar, June 23, 2021: Magnit PJSC (MOEX and LSE: MGNT; the Company, Magnit), one of Russia's leading retailers, announced the launch of its own large format delivery service - Magnit Family supermarkets and Magnit Extra superstores - in the regions.

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  • Krasnodar, June 23, 2021: Magnit PJSC (MOEX and LSE: MGNT; the Company, Magnit), one of Russia's leading retailers, announced the launch of its own large format delivery service - Magnit Family supermarkets and Magnit Extra superstores - in the regions.
  • Today, this delivery service is available in seven cities, and five more cities will be added to the service until the end of the month.
  • Stores in St. Petersburg, Samara, Togliatti, Izhevsk, Omsk and Ufa have been connected to the delivery service, which was tested earlier in Krasnodar.
  • "We continue to expand our online offer for customers, adding delivery from supermarkets and superstores to the previously launched express delivery from Magnit Convenience and Cosmetic stores.

UNRL Founder Michael E. Jordan Named Entrepreneur of The Year® 2021 Finalist

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 6:00pm

After an intensive nomination and selection process, Jordan was identified as one of 36 finalists within the seven-state Heartland region.

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  • After an intensive nomination and selection process, Jordan was identified as one of 36 finalists within the seven-state Heartland region.
  • Jordan founded UNRL in his mother's basement seven years ago with a mere investment of $300, and has since grown the company exponentially year over year.
  • UNRL products are sold in various retailers throughout the country including Scheels Sporting Goods, PGA Tour Superstore, various NHL, and NFL Pro Shops.
  • "It's an incredible honor to be selected as a finalist for this award," said Jordan.

Liberty Madison Heights is Michigan's New Cannabis Headquarters

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 2:06pm

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Holistic Industries , the largest, private multistate operator in cannabis, today announced the opening of Liberty Madison Heights, Michigan's new cannabis headquarters and superstore.

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  • MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Holistic Industries , the largest, private multistate operator in cannabis, today announced the opening of Liberty Madison Heights, Michigan's new cannabis headquarters and superstore.
  • Liberty Madison Heights was designed to be a superstore and destination for customers and patients from the Metro Detroit area and across the state of Michigan.
  • "Madison Heights continues our economic development by welcoming companies that are committed to making a positive impact in our community," said Roslyn Grafstein, Mayor of Madison Heights.
  • In partnership with the city of Madison Heights, Holistic Industries has donated more than $50,000 to the community and has events and activations planned throughout the year including the Grand Opening Food Drive with Madison Heights Pantry, sponsorship of the Madison Heights Chamber of Commerce golf outing and sponsorship of Madison Heights' upcoming Juneteenth event.

Hive Furniture Show Debuts In Dubai With Over 55 Exhibitors

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 9:00am

DUBAI, UAE, May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --HIVE Furniture Show, the region's first dedicated event which focuses on big box retailers and wholesale traders, will make its debut at Festival Arena Dubai from June 1 3, 2021.

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  • DUBAI, UAE, May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --HIVE Furniture Show, the region's first dedicated event which focuses on big box retailers and wholesale traders, will make its debut at Festival Arena Dubai from June 1 3, 2021.
  • We are confident that this show will cater to what customers need as its specifically focuses on big box retailers."
  • This resulted in international exhibitors' confidence and interest in taking part in HIVE to showcase their carefully-curated collections based on the needs and preferences of customers from across the region.
  • This show is a testament of the great potential that the furniture industry possesses and we are pleased to cater to the growing demand for quality furniture for big box retailers," said Manish Bhatia, Co-founder of HIVE Furniture Show.

Hive Furniture Show Debuts In Dubai With Over 55 Exhibitors

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 9:00am

DUBAI, UAE, May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --HIVE Furniture Show, the region's first dedicated event which focuses on big box retailers and wholesale traders, will make its debut at Festival Arena Dubai from June 1 3, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • DUBAI, UAE, May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --HIVE Furniture Show, the region's first dedicated event which focuses on big box retailers and wholesale traders, will make its debut at Festival Arena Dubai from June 1 3, 2021.
  • We are confident that this show will cater to what customers need as its specifically focuses on big box retailers."
  • This resulted in international exhibitors' confidence and interest in taking part in HIVE to showcase their carefully-curated collections based on the needs and preferences of customers from across the region.
  • This show is a testament of the great potential that the furniture industry possesses and we are pleased to cater to the growing demand for quality furniture for big box retailers," said Manish Bhatia, Co-founder of HIVE Furniture Show.

One-of-a-Kind In-Store Media Events Occur Hourly at Keith's Superstores

Sunday, May 16, 2021 - 3:00pm

The program allows Keith\'s to synchronize their in-store overhead music with the images on multiple screens to create a seamless media experience.\nEach store will have multiple screen arrays showing different content.

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  • The program allows Keith\'s to synchronize their in-store overhead music with the images on multiple screens to create a seamless media experience.\nEach store will have multiple screen arrays showing different content.
  • "\n"We are thrilled to be able to provide our digital signage/music and messaging program to Keith\'s Superstores," commented Bradley Golden, president of MTI Digital.
  • "\nKeith\'s Superstores has been operating since 1967 and is a beloved fixture in the communities it serves.
  • Keith\'s Superstores are local destinations and much more than just a gas station.\nMTI Digital operates offices in Detroit and Miami.

Meijer Opens New Supercenters in Ohio and Indiana

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:00pm

"\nKeyes said that various digital shopping solutions Meijer has developed will be equally popular at the new stores as they have been across the Midwest over the past 12 months.

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  • "\nKeyes said that various digital shopping solutions Meijer has developed will be equally popular at the new stores as they have been across the Midwest over the past 12 months.
  • Customer usage of Shop & Scan , which allows shoppers to scan barcodes via a mobile app and bag their items as they shop, has made checkout easier.
  • "\nAbout Meijer: Meijer is a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates more than 255 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin.
  • Follow Meijer on Twitter @twitter.com/Meijer and @twitter.com/MeijerPR or become a fan at www.facebook.com/meijer.\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/meijer-opens-new-supercenters-in...\n'

ShotSpotter Expands Into Retail Sector by Offering 24×7 Outdoor Gunfire Detection for US-based Stores and Malls

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 2:00pm

The findings revealed that 88% of the fatalities were from gunfire and that parking lots experienced the highest retail violence, followed closely by stores and malls.

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  • The findings revealed that 88% of the fatalities were from gunfire and that parking lots experienced the highest retail violence, followed closely by stores and malls.
  • ShotSpotters own gunfire data also showed a significant increase in retail area shootings, rising 42 percentfrom 2019 to 2020 in areas with ShotSpotter coverage.
  • The increase includes 5,141confirmed gunfire incidentswithin a quarter mileof retail establishments in 2019, to 7,299 in2020.
  • The retail establishments represented a mix of grocers, discount/dollar stores, big box retailers, home improvement/DIY, and supply chain/distribution centers that fell within U.S. coverage areas for ShotSpotter.