Starbucks: This first-of-its-kind Teavana® store in Seattle elevates the tea experience for tea lovers

Starbucks: This first-of-its-kind Teavana® store in Seattle elevates the tea experience for tea lovers

SEATTLE, 2014-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — About 2,000 white tea leaf shapes gently rustle as customers walk by. The translucent leaves were hand sewn to light fixtures inside a Teavana store to create vibrant, airy chandeliers which help define the unique space. This first-of-its-kind Teavana® store at Pacific Place in Seattle elevates the tea […]

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Inspired by a runaway reindeer Sainsbury’s to divert bags of its leftover festive food to help feed herds of the animals across the UK

Inspired by a runaway reindeer Sainsbury’s to divert bags of its leftover festive food to help feed herds of the animals across the UK

LONDON, 2014-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — A runaway reindeer has inspired Sainsbury’s to divert bags of its leftover festive food to help feed herds of the animals across the UK, helping to prepare them for their busiest season. When a rare albino reindeer called Tinsel went missing from Freizeland Farm near Nuneaton shortly after […]

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Sainsbury’s enjoys 30% increase in online food orders for the week leading up to Christmas – its biggest online Christmas ever

Sainsbury’s enjoys 30% increase in online food orders for the week leading up to Christmas - its biggest online Christmas ever

LONDON, 2014-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s will enjoy its biggest online Christmas ever this year, with around 30% more food orders taken for the week leading up to Christmas than for a normal week. The online team are now preparing to make more than 100,000 deliveries in the three days to the 23rd […]

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Wegmans Food Markets introduces two French cheeses in its Wegmans Cheese Caves

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ROCHESTER, NY, 2014-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Looking for something that’ll be the talk of your next party? Then check out two French cheeses making their holiday season debut at select Wegmans Food Markets: the Bourbon-washed Pie d’Angloys and the Cremeux de Bourgogne. These one-of-a-kind finds have been ripened to the peak of perfection in Wegmans […]

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NACS Consumer Fuels Survey: More consumers think that gas prices will be lower in the next 30 days rather than higher

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ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2014-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The recent decline in fuel prices has resonated with consumers, 80% of whom report that gas prices are lower than they were 30 days ago and, for the first time in two years, more consumers think that gas prices will be lower in the next 30 days (30%) rather […]

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Banana Republic to give additional perks for last-minute shoppers during its The Procrastinators Event on December 17 – 22

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The Procrastinators Event offers shoppers free taxi rides, free shipping, extra helping hands, same-day delivery and more San Francisco, 2014-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just in time for the final holiday shopping rush, Banana Republic is announcing The Procrastinators Event for those who’ve been putting off their holiday shopping until now. From December 17 – 22, […]

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Tesco cuts the cost of petrol giving millions of motorists across the country save more on the cost of fuel in the run up to Christmas

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Cheshunt, England, 2014-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Britain’s biggest petrol retailer has cut the cost of petrol by 2p per litre and the cost of diesel by 1p per litre at all of its petrol stations. The changes will come into effect Thursday morning. Tesco’s network of 500 filling stations is the largest of all […]

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IKEA plans for a possible store in the City of Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee

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CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2014-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today proposed plans for a possible store in the City of Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee that could increase the Swedish retailer’s presence in the Southeastern United States as its first store in the state. The potential store could open as […]

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7-Eleven’s eleven last-minute gift ideas this holidays

7-Eleven's eleven last-minute gift ideas this holidays

DALLAS, 2014-12-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The countdown is on to complete shopping before the Dec.25 holiday deadline, and with six percent of shoppers waiting until the last minute*, 7‑Eleven® stores are ready to meet the needs of these busy people. Most 7‑Eleven® stores have been open 24/7 for more than 50 years bailing out […]

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Wincor Nixdorf to unveil new technology and services to help retailers automate their point of sale at the upcoming NRF event in New York

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New technology and services, to be unveiled at NRF in New York, provide a seamless experience for shoppers and merchants Paderborn, Germany, 2014-12-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf, a global leader in advanced retail and banking IT solutions, today provided an update to its storyline for the upcoming National Retail Federation (NRF) event […]

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Wincor Nixdorf and planfocus software formed strategic partnership to optimize cash logistics

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planfocus software and Wincor Nixdorf agree on global cooperation: Paderborn, Germany, 2014-12-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf, one of the world’s leading providers of IT solutions for retail banks and retailers, and planfocus software, a company specializing in software for optimizing the cash supply chain, are to enter into a strategic partnership. The […]

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Russia’s largest food retailer “Magnit” announces the opening of its 84th and 85th “Magnit Family” stores

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Krasnodar, Russia, 2014-12-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — PJSC “Magnit”, Russia’s largest food retailer (the “Company”; MICEX and LSE: MGNT), is pleased to announce the opening of the new “Magnit Family” stores. Please be informed that today the Company has opened its 84th and 85th “Magnit Family” stores. The 84th “Magnit Family” store is located at 6, Kommunisticheskaya […]

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Toys“R”Us® extends shopping hours in its stores nationwide in the days leading up to Christmas

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Time-Crunched Customers Will Find the Best In-Stock Selection on the Hottest Toys, Daily Deals, Expert Assistance and More at The World’s Greatest Toy Store®, Along with Uninterrupted Shopping from 6am Tuesday, December 23 through 9pm Christmas Eve WAYNE, NJ, 2014-12-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the sound of sleigh bells draws nearer, Toys“R”Us® today announced its […]

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Columbia Wegmans transforms its Food Bar into Burger Bar

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ROCHESTER, NY,  2014-12-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Change has been in the air at Columbia Wegmans this fall. The former Food Bar has been transformed into the Burger Bar – a new name and menu are waiting for your visit. What’s worth noticing?< The delish new menu, with a focus on burgers, along with sandwich and […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts signs multi-unit store development agreements with two franchise groups to develop four new restaurants in Colorado

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CANTON, MA, 2014-12-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of multi-unit store development agreements with two franchise groups to develop four new restaurants in Colorado over the next several years. The two franchise groups and their development plans include: – New franchisee Brian […]

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Ahold announces its share buyback program has been finalized as of December 12, 2014

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Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-12-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 1,501,600 Ahold common shares in the period from December 8, 2014 up to and including December 12, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €14.3088 per share for a total consideration of € 21.49 million. These repurchases were made as part of […]

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H&M Group reports 10% increase of its sales including VAT in local currencies in November 2014 vs same month last year

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STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2014-12-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M Group’s sales including VAT increased by 10 percent in local currencies in November 2014 compared to the same month last year. In the fourth quarter of 2014, i.e. during the period 1 September to 30 November, sales including VAT increased by 11 percent in local […]

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Argos gives its Victoria store a ‘digital makeover’ now local residents can take advantage of the speed and convenience of online shopping

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Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-12-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Local residents in Victoria can now take advantage of the speed and convenience of online shopping on their local high street, thanks to Argos which has given their store a ‘digital makeover’. The revamped ‘paperless’ store has a fresh and contemporary look, with tables of tablets replacing […]

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The Local Court in Düsseldorf appointed Gwyn Burr as member of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

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Düsseldorf, Germany, 2014-12-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Local Court in Düsseldorf appointed Gwyn Burr (51), former executive manager at Sainsbury’s, as member of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG. In this function, she succeeds Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe who had been appointed Undersecretary of State at the British Department for Business, Innovation & Skills in summer […]

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Walmart announced the 75 food pantry winners of the Food Pantry Holiday Makeover campaign; each to receive a $20,000 grant for facility makeovers

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Food Pantry Holiday Makeover Campaign Awards $20,000 in Grants to 75 Food Pantries Across the Country BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2014-12-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Walmart announced the 75 food pantry winners of the Food Pantry Holiday Makeover campaign that will each receive a $20,000 grant for facility makeovers. Over the past two weeks, communities nationwide […]

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