Walgreens initiative to combat drug abuse crisis successfully disposed of 72 tons of medications in first year

Company also continues participation in DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today ( April 26, 2017) announced its safe medication disposal program has collected and safely disposed of 72 tons of medications since the launch of the program in 2016. The program, launched in February […]

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Chinese produced Cabernet Sauvignon now available at Tesco stores

Chinese produced Cabernet Sauvignon now available at Tesco stores   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s already one of the UK’s most popular cuisines but now shoppers across the UK will be able to complete the Oriental dining experience with a bottle of Chinese wine. Tesco has started selling an impressive Chinese produced […]

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Avni Aliji übernimmt per Anfang Mai 2017 die Leitung der Migros Frauenfeld Multiplex

Avni Aliji übernimmt per Anfang Mai 2017 die Leitung der Migros Frauenfeld Multiplex   Gossau, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Avni Aliji übernimmt per Anfang Mai 2017 die Leitung der Migros Frauenfeld Multiplex. Seine Vorgängerin Elsbeth Gerth wechselt als Marktleiterin in den MM Schaffhausen. Vor gut einem Jahr öffnete die neue Migros Multiplex […]

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Tesco raised more than £40 million for Cancer Research UK

Tesco raised more than £40 million for Cancer Research UK   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco and Cancer Research UK announced today (26 Apr 2017) the retailer has raised more than £40 million for the charity over the last 16 years, making the charity partnership one of the biggest ever in […]

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Amazon hosted Global Free Library event series in honor of World Book Day

Events around the world garnered more than 17,200 book donations and brought more than 7,400 participants together to share a love of reading, globally SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — In honor of World Book Day – a day dedicated to authors, illustrators and readers across the globe, celebrated annually on April 23 – […]

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Kmart Pharmacy makes epinephrine auto-injectors affordable with new lower price

Kmart Pharmacy makes epinephrine auto-injectors affordable with new lower price   HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — In response to the massive increase in the cost of epinephrine auto-injector pens, Kmart Pharmacy lowered the cost of the generic version of Adrenaclick (epinephrine injection, USP auto-injector) as low as $0 for commercially insured patients* […]

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John Lewis celebrates the best of British life, design and culture with a summer long campaign

London, 2017-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — This April, John Lewis will be celebrating the nation’s favourite things, pastimes and quirks with a summer long campaign that will shine a spotlight on the best of British life, design and culture. It will include a ‘Summer Season’ series of events and workshops that will be John […]

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Product launch: Clara the World’s only smart bracelet made with Swarovski crystals

North Vancouver, BC, CANADA, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Special price Crystal Aurora AB 10 limited offer by May 10   The latest smart watches packed with sensors are great for gadget freaks … but what about the rest of us? A local inventor realized the starting point was to design appealing jewelry and then […]

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The Fondation Louis Vuitton puts the spotlight on African arts with “Art/Afrique, le Nouvel Atelier” exhibition

The Fondation Louis Vuitton is presenting the exhibition “Art/Afrique, le Nouvel Atelier” from April 26 to August 28, 2017. The three-part exhibition spotlights lesser known elements of the thriving African arts scene with a series of fresh perspectives on artistic creativity and artists through an extensive choice of works. PARIS, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

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ALDI commits to more than $4 Million in kids’ health and wellness programs

Grocer to Invest More Than $4 Million in Kids’ Health and Wellness Programs in Next Two Years Batavia, Ill., 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week, ALDI, one of America’s favorite grocers*, joins thousands across the country celebrating Every Kid Healthy Week by supporting kids and families who live active, healthy lives. By funding […]

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CO-OP® GOLD and CO-OP GOLD PURE® items among the finalists in the Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards

Saskatoon, SK, CANADA, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Federated Co-operatives Limited is returning to the Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards with sweet eats and food that you can feel good about. Five CO-OP® GOLD and CO-OP GOLD PURE® items are among the finalists in this year’s awards, which celebrate innovative grocery products. Co-op Gold […]

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NACS comments on the Financial Choice Act which would repeal debit swipe fee reform

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lyle Beckwith, Senior Vice President of Government Relations of the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), today issued the following statement on the House Financial Services Committee hearing on the Financial Choice Act which would repeal debit swipe fee reform: “NACS strongly opposes the Financial Choice Act […]

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Conexxus inducted two convenience and fuel retailing industry pioneers into the Conexxus Hall of Fame

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Conexxus is pleased to announced that two convenience and fuel retailing industry pioneers are being inducted into the Conexxus Hall of Fame this week at the Conexxus Annual Meeting: Sharon Scace of WEX Inc. and David Ezell of Verifone Inc. “Sharon and David exemplify the dedication and […]

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National Grocers Association opposes the reintroduction of the Financial CHOICE Act

Arlington, VA, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) today announced its strong opposition to the reintroduction of the Financial CHOICE Act, which would nearly double the rates food retailers pay each time a consumer uses their debit card. A discussion draft of the Financial CHOICE Act was released by U.S. Representative […]

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Wegmans raised $1,089,769 during its winter 2017 hunger relief scanning campaigns

NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the winter 2017 checkout scanning campaign at 27 Wegmans stores in Massachusetts, Buffalo and the Southern Tier of New York, and parts of Pennsylvania, hunger relief donations hit $1,089,769. Check Out Hunger allows customers to donate $2 $3, $5 or any other amount at checkout with […]

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Whole Foods Market® opens its new Leaside store in Toronto

New Whole Foods Market Leaside Breaks Bread with Family, Friends and Neighbours TORONTO, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market® will open its new Leaside store, located at 1860 Bayview Ave. in Toronto, Wednesday, April 26, at 9 a.m. The 45,100 square-foot store marks the sixth location in the greater Toronto area. “Whole Foods […]

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Whole Foods Market announces winners of its annual Supplier Awards

Best in class supplier partners spotlighted for outstanding food innovation, responsible sourcing and commitment to quality standards AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market has revealed the winners of its annual Supplier Awards, the company’s highest honor for producer partners that embody its mission and values. Out of thousands of Whole Foods […]

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Apple opens its newest store in the Middle East, Apple Dubai Mall

DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple today premiered its newest store in the Middle East, Apple Dubai Mall, with a 186-foot curved storefront and balcony overlooking Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Fountain. Envisioned as a space for the community to gather, learn and be entertained, Apple Dubai Mall will also serve as a […]

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Meijer opens new supercenter in Greenfield, Wisconsin

Retailer brings low prices, fresh produce delivered daily and drive-thru pharmacy to Greenfield; Howard and West Bend stores opening in mid-May GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer opened a new 192,000-square-foot supercenter today in Greenfield, Wis., bringing shoppers better access to low prices on high-quality merchandise, fresh produce delivered daily and a […]

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Sei Young Kim, Lexi Thompson and Mirim Lee return to play at 2017 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give

Playing field for the 2017 tournament continues to grow stronger GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The playing field for the 2017 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give continues to grow stronger with commitments from its three defending champions – Sei Young Kim, Lexi Thompson and Mirim Lee – who will return June […]

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Empire strengthens its executive team with two new appointments

Stellarton, NS, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Empire Company Limited (“Empire”) today announced two appointments to its senior executive ranks. Michael Vels has been named Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Empire and its wholly-owned subsidiary Sobeys Inc. effective June 12th, 2017. Mr. Vels was most recently Chief Financial Officer of Hydro […]

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Giant Food announces recall of select Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips due to potential Salmonella contamination

Landover, Md., 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following a recall by Frito Lay, Giant Food, LLC announced it removed from sale select Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips due to potential Salmonella contamination in the jalapeno seasoning. The following products are included in this recall: Frito Lay 2 Go Bold Mix, 18.4 oz., UPC 2840064666 with […]

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BESTSELLER starts process of making supplier factory information publicly available

In 2017, BESTSELLER will take the first steps towards making supplier factory information publicly available. BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — “BESTSELLER will begin the process of making information about our supplier factories available in 2017,” says Sustainability Manager Katrine Milman and continues: “We are already now sharing various supplier information with e.g. the […]

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PHILIPPINES: SM Prime to invest at least PHP50 billion per annum to support its developmental goals

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), the Philippines’ leading integrated property company, plans to spend at least PHP50 billion per annum over the next two years to support its developmental goals. SM Prime allocates 80% of its capital expenditure on project developments, mostly for mall and residential […]

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PHILIPPINES: SM Investments Corporation announces key organizational changes

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of SM Investments Corporation (SM) announced key organizational changes that will support the company’s next phase of growth. The Board has already conferred upon Mr. Henry Sy, Sr. the role of Chairman Emeritus, in recognition of his role as the founder of SM […]

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GameChanger digital scorekeeping app for baseball and softball teams reaches 10 million games scored

NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameChanger, the leading digital scorekeeping app for amateur baseball and softball teams, today announced it has officially reached 10 million games scored since launching in 2009. For context, there are 2,430 baseball games in one MLB regular season, so it would take more than 4,115 Major League Baseball […]

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Callington based Great British Crisp Company becomes a Co-op supplier

MACHESTER, England, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Callington based Great British Crisp Company, that works with Warrens Bakery to develop unique flavours, has “bagged” a contract to supply 40 Co-op food stores across Cornwall. Using Cornish Sea Salt™ and potatoes, The Great British Crisp Company estimates that it could sell up to 30,000 packs […]

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PetSmart announces the opening of its new store in Hadley, Mass.

Public Invited to Attend Grand Opening Celebration and Ribbon-Cutting Event April 29 PHOENIX, AZ, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart is pleased to announce the opening of a new store in Hadley, Mass., located at 367 Russell St. To celebrate, PetSmart is having a grand opening event Saturday, April 29, starting with a ribbon-cutting ceremony […]

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LS Retail’s retail and hospitality expo kicks off on 26th April 2017 in Madrid, Spain

LS Retail’s retail and hospitality expo kicks off on 26th April 2017 in Madrid, Spain Madrid, Spain,, 2017-Apr-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — conneXion is LS Retail’s key event of the year, and features a conference and an Expo dedicated to retail and hospitality businesses as well as to LS Retail partners from all over the […]

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BIXOLON unveils its next generation 4-inch mobile printer

BIXOLON unveils its next generation 4-inch mobile printer   Seongnam-si, Korea, 2017-Apr-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (April 24, 2017) BIXOLON Co., Ltd., a leading global mobile, label and POS printer manufacturer, unveiled its SPP-R410 – the next generation 4-inch mobile printer, a move that strengthens the company’s position as the world’s leading manufacturer of […]

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