Free guide on feeding dairy cows now available to all dairy farmers to download via the Morrisons Farming website

Bradford, England, 2015-2-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — A free guide on feeding dairy cows, which has already been posted out to Arla farmers, is now available to all dairy farmers to download via the Morrisons Farming website. Written by the leading experts in their fields and edited by dairy farmers, the guide has been produced […]

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Gap’s Board of Directors approved new $1 billion share repurchase authorization for the company’s common stock

Company Also Increases Annual Dividend for Sixth Consecutive Year SAN FRANCISCO, 2015-2-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a new $1 billion share repurchase authorization for the company’s common stock and plans to increase its annual dividend, reinforcing the company’s commitment to returning excess cash to shareholders. […]

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Evolution Fresh founder Jimmy Rosenberg on picking the right green juice

SEATTLE, 2015-2-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Jimmy Rosenberg, founder of Evolution Fresh, started squeezing and selling fresh juice on the beaches in Santa Monica, California about 30 years ago. His approach to finding and serving the highest quality, closest to nature juice has changed over the years as has the industry – from selling juice […]

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Jason Adams, a six-year teaologist with Teavana, shares his secrets to crafting rich, multilayered tea blends

SEATTLE, 2015-2-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Creating a new tea blend can be a way to express your personality. Jason Adams, a six-year teaologist with Teavana, shares his secrets to crafting rich, multilayered tea blends. “When we’re creating a new tea for Teavana, we usually start with a concept,” said Adams, who started as […]

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Starbucks created two Community Stores as part of its commitment to hire veterans and military spouses

SEATTLE, 2015-2-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Employing two Marine Corps veterans, a former Navy machinist and two military spouses, a Starbucks store in San Diego has among the highest percentage of partners (employees) with personal connections to the U.S. Armed Forces.  It’s fitting that this Starbucks location has received a special designation as the […]

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Tesco data shows Monday is consistently the healthiest shopping day of the week

Cheshunt, England, 2015-2-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Despite the fact that, for most of us, the shelf life of our New Year’s resolutions has already passed, analysis of Tesco data shows we attempt to renew our resolve on a regular basis with ‘new week resolutions’, which also fail to stick. The data, revealing that Monday […]

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Walmart and Walmart Foundation announced initial investment of $16 million to seven national nonprofit organizations at the National Opportunity Summit

Grants serve as first investment by the company and its foundation as part of larger $100 million commitment to create economic mobility for the U.S. retail workforce WASHINGTON, D.C., 2015-2-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, at the National Opportunity Summit in Washington, D.C., Walmart and the Walmart Foundation will announce an initial investment of […]

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Homebase reports 78 percent year on year increase in the sale of craft paint

Milton Keynes, 2015-2-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whether it’s Art Deco, Antique or Mid Century Modern effects, Brits are choosing to upcycle furniture to give it a new lease of life.  From vintage coffee tables to tatty chairs, the art of restoration through simple methods has seen leading home enhancement retailer Homebase report a […]

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Wincor Nixdorf and Innovative Technology announced joint partnership across Europe to develop entry cash handling solutions for the Retail Sector

Paderborn, Germany, 2015-2-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf and Innovative Technology announced a joint partnership across Europe to develop a number of entry cash handling solutions for the Retail Sector. With a relationship dating back to 2013 the companies have signed a partnership agreement that will see them develop retail point of sale […]

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Wincor Nixdorf announced Columbus Data Services (CDS) completed the certification of its cash dispenser technology, the ProCash 280

Wincor Nixdorf Partners with Columbus Data Services Paderborn, Germany, 2015-2-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf, one of the world’s leading providers of comprehensive IT solutions in banking and retail, today announced Columbus Data Services (CDS), recently completed its certification of Wincor Nixdorf’s cash dispenser technology, the ProCash 280. CDS provides ATM services for […]

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Target paid $1.2 billion dividends in fiscal 2014, 19.8 percent above 2013

Fourth quarter comparable sales increased 3.8 percent Fourth Quarter Adjusted EPS of $1.50 was ahead of the company’s most recent guidance Fourth quarter comparable sales increased 3.8 percent, reflecting a 3.2 percent increase in comparable transactions. Digital channel sales contributed 0.9 percentage points to comparable sales growth. Target’s fourth quarter 2014 Adjusted EPS of $1.50 […]

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ShopRite again sponsors the Annual B’More Healthy Expo, February 28, 2015

ShopRite dietitians to demo, sample healthy recipes Baltimore, MD, 2015-2-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the second year in a row, ShopRite is a sponsor of the Annual B’More Healthy Expo, which is scheduled for this Saturday, February 28th, 2015. Attendees at this year’s 6th annual event can visit the ShopRite booth for a one-on-one consultation […]

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Dunkin’ Brands, The J.M. Smucker Company & Keurig Green Mountain expand partnership for Dunkin’ K-Cup® packs

CANTON, Mass., ORRVILLE, Ohio, and WATERBURY, Vt., 2015-2-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc., (NASDAQ: DNKN), The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) and Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (Keurig) (NASDAQ: GMCR) today expanded their partnership by signing agreements for the manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of Dunkin’ K-Cup® packs at retailers nationwide in the U.S. and Canada, and online. Dunkin’ K-Cup® […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts to develop three restaurants in Columbia and Jefferson City, Missouri with new franchise group Donut World, LLC

CANTON, MA, 2015-2-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with a new franchise group, Donut World, LLC, to develop two Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants and one combination restaurant with its sister brand, Baskin-Robbins, in Columbia and Jefferson City, […]

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NACS survey: Convenience store retailers optimistic about their business prospects

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2015-2-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than four in five convenience store retailers (82%) are optimistic about their business prospects in the first three months of 2015, according to the results of retailer sentiment survey released today by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). The drop in gas prices over the second […]

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Kimco CEO David B. Henry to retire on January 1, 2016; Conor C. Flynn to succeed

NEW HYDE PARK, New York, 2015-2-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE: KIM) today announced that David B. Henry will retire on January 1, 2016 as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer. Conor C. Flynn, President and Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed to succeed Mr. Henry as […]

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The Lipsey Company named CBRE the top global brand in commercial real estate for the 14th consecutive year

Los Angeles, 2015-2-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that The Lipsey Company has named CBRE the top global brand in commercial real estate for the 14th consecutive year. Lipsey​, a training and professional development firm specializing in commercial real estate, has surveyed commercial real estate professionals on their perceptions of the […]

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Harris Teeter presented $500 each to two local schools in support of its commitment to educational programs

Two Schools Receive $500, Thanks to N.C. Education Lottery, Harris Teeter Matthews, N.C., 2015-2-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Harris Teeter Store Director Charley Toothman presented $500 each to two local schools in support of its commitment to educational programs.  The schools that received the donation were Olympic High METS – PTO and Lake Wylie […]

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Netflix to premiere exclusively the new feature film, Pee-wee’s Big Holiday

Pee-wee’s Big Holiday, A New Feature Film By Paul Reubens and Paul Rust, Available Exclusively To The Global Membership of Netflix John Lee Makes His Feature Film Directorial Debut, Beginning Production in March 2015 Beverly Hills, Calif., 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network, will premiere exclusively in all […]

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BRC Director Helen Dickinson comments on the Low Pay Commission’s recommended increases to the National Minimum Wage

LONDON, 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Responding to the Low Pay Commission’s recommended increases to the National Minimum Wage, BRC Director General Helen Dickinson said: “The LPC has once again done a careful job of balancing protection for economic growth, jobs and productivity and the need to continue to help raise the incomes of […]

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Delhaize Group Tender Offer final results: $170 million Principal Amount Tendered and Accepted

Brussels, Belgium, 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group (the “Company” or “Delhaize Group”) announced the final results of its previously announced offer (the “Maximum Tender Offer”) to purchase for cash up to the Maximum Tender Amount of its 4.125% Senior Notes due 2019 (the “2019 Notes”). The Maximum Tender Amount was $172 262 000. […]

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French fashion retailer Kiabi won 2 retail technology awards for IT projects carried by Wincor Nixdorf

Wincor Nixdorf successful as IT partner for retail Paderborn, Germany, 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — This year, two of the coveted “retail technology awards europe” went to projects for which Wincor Nixdorf is the IT partner of the retail company that received the award. The “retail technology awards europe” are presented by the EHI Retail […]

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Bloom Energy fuel cell to power Stop & Shop in Mt. Vernon, New York store

Chain continues its leadership in energy efficiency and greener stores Purchase, NY, 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC, a division of Ahold USA, announced today that a Bloom Energy fuel cell will power the company’s Mt. Vernon, New York store. The 250 kW system at Stop & Shop in Mt. […]

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Dollar Tree, Inc. publishes results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 31, 2015

Fourth Quarter Highlights   Sales increased 10.8% to $2.48 billion and Same-Store Sales improved 5.6% Diluted EPS, including acquisition-related costs, decreased 2.0% to $1.00 Excluding acquisition-related costs, diluted EPS increased 13.7% to $1.16   CHESAPEAKE, Va., 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores selling […]

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Starbucks Community Tables are handmade and come from Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina

SEATTLE, 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — A group of Army Reservists in uniform sit around a community table in a Starbucks near a military base. With coffee cups close, they pour over planning papers. Their attention is focused on the task at hand; unaware the large table they’re using was handmade in the U.S.A. […]

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Carrefour Belgium awarded Top Employer certification for the 3rd year in a row

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the third year in a row, Carrefour Belgium has been awarded Top Employer certification. The Top Employer Institute – which operates all over the world – certifies the quality of the working conditions with which employers provide their employees. The institute uses nine criteria to assess […]

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Walmart debutes online shopping portal on for products from suppliers that are leading in sustainability

Unveils online Sustainability Leaders shop at Global Milestone Meeting SAN BRUNO, Calif., 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart announced today the debut of its Sustainability Leaders shop, an online shopping portal on that helps customers identify and purchase products from suppliers that are leading in sustainability. The launch of the Sustainability Leaders shop builds on […]

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Walgreens Top Ten DMAs with Flu Activity for the week of Feb. 24, 2015

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Walgreens Flu Index™ is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranking of those experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country. With the ability to generate hyper-local data that’s as specific as a single zip code, the Index […]

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Double Olympic Champion Mo Farah returned to the former Olympic Stadium to launch the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games

LONDON, 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Double Olympic 10,000m and 5,000m Champion Mo Farah returned to the former Olympic Stadium to launch the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games, which is due to take place in the iconic venue at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park from 24-26th July. Register for Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games Tickets The world’s best athletes […]

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Sainsbury’s supplier story: Charlie and the perfect steak (video)

LONDON, 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — At Sainsbury’s we strive to build close relationships with farmers in our supply chain like Charlie, who are dedicated to working with us to produce some of the best tasting products. Charlie joined us four years ago on our quest to find the perfect steak. Using the most […]

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