Walgreens returns as the exclusive retail partner of the second annual Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day’s official retail partner makes more Red Noses available and expands Red Nose Day merchandise to help raise funds to fight kids’ poverty DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Championing everyone’s right to be happy and healthy, Walgreens proudly returns as the exclusive retail partner of the second annual Red Nose Day, […]

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Carrefour Bio opens 6th store in Paris

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 24 March, the 6th Carrefour Bio opened in Paris, Bolivar street. With a sales area of 238m², the store stocks some 4000 products. Its opening has created 4 new jobs. This opening complements the Bio campaign which has been on television screens since 20 March – the […]

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Amazon.com to create more than 1,000 more full-time positions in its new San Bernardino fulfillment center

Amazon to create more than 1,000 full-time hourly roles at its third facility in San Bernardino SEATTLE, 2016-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open a seventh Californiafulfillment center in San Bernardino, where the company launched its first Golden State fulfillment center in 2012. Amazon currently employs more than […]

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Sainsbury’s launches nationwide recycling service for Easter egg packaging

LONDON, 2016-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — UK set to throw away up to 3,000 tonnes of Easter egg packaging Today, Sainsbury’s is appealing to customers to get #EggyAboutEggcess, as the supermarket launches its nationwide recycling service for Easter egg packaging. The service aims to ensure all elements of chocolate egg packaging are recycled, including rigid […]

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Sainsbury’s Double Up event returns from 30 March to 5 April

LONDON, 2016-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Points could be worth twice as much between 30 March–5 April 2016 The popular Sainsbury’s Double Up event, which will run from 30 March to 5 April, lets customers exchange their Nectar points for vouchers worth twice as much to spend in the following departments: Tu clothing Electricals Entertainment* […]

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Kesko and Neste updates its Neste K service station concept to provide comprehensive service experience

HELSINKI, 2016-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko and Neste are leading Finnish service stations into a new era. The new Neste K service station concept has been built on the basis of customer feedback, resulting in a cosy milieu, a menu designed by a top chef, restrooms updated by an interior designer and high quality […]

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Argos raised €80,000 for the Irish Cancer Society in just 12 months since the launch of its partnership

Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ireland’s leading general merchandise retailer Argos has raised €80,000 for the Irish Cancer Society, since the launch of its two year partnership in March last year. The money raised so far will fund 3,000 nursing hours at the Irish Cancer Society’s hospital-based Daffodil Centres for people affected […]

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Waitrose to operate cashless store in Sky Central this summer; an industry first in UK

LONDON, 2016-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose is to become the UK’s first major supermarket brand to operate a cashless store when it opens in Sky’s new flagship head office building at its campus in Osterley this summer. It will also be the first Waitrose to open on a workplace campus in almost 20 years […]

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SSP America awarded 10 year contract to develop and operate Kenny & Zuke’s Delicatessen & Market at Portland International Airport

SSP showcase locally acclaimed Kenny & Zuke’s Delicatessen plus a marketplace full of regional products LONDON, 2016-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP America, a division of SSP Group, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has been awarded a 10 year contract by the Port of Portland Commission to develop […]

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Taco Bell brings back Beefy Crunch Burrito and Cheesy Double Beef Burrito on April 21

IRVINE, Calif., 2016-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of Rebecca logging 5,400 miles on the open road to get her favorite Taco Bell burrito. For Brittany, who recognized Taco Bell as senior photo backdrop gold. And in celebration of Tyler, Justin and the countless others who proudly show off their glorious taco tattoos, […]

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UK based Mobicode to integrate Piceasoft’s PiceaVolumeEraser™ as a part of its retail ‘ecosystem’

Tampere, Finland, 2016-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Piceasoft and UK based Mobicode have signed a technology licensing agreement to integrate unique PiceaVolumeEraser™ as a part of Mobicode retail ‘ecosystem’. Mobicode considers PiceaEraser™ the best erasure tool in the market for their business. Mobicode is a comprehensive set of modular tools that support the key activities […]

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PENNYlive feiert Geburtstag

Köln, Deutschland, 2016-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kunden und Mitarbeiter gleichermaßen begeistert / Konzept des live-moderierten Kundenradios mit hohem Musikanteil überzeugt Täglich zwei Millionen Hörer. 250.000 Sendeminuten. 180.000 Radio-Spots. 1.500 beworbene Artikel. Mit diesen imposanten Zahlen ist PENNYlive schon an seinem ersten Geburtstag den Kinderschuhen entwachsen. Genau vor einem Jahr (30.03.2015) ging das bundesweit […]

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NRF’s Retail’s BIG Show named one of the largest trade shows in the country by Trade Show News Network

WASHINGTON, 2016-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the sixth year in a row, the National Retail Federation’s annual convention, Retail’s BIG Show, has been named by Trade Show News Network as one of the largest trade shows in the country. “This is recognition that Retail’s BIG Show is seen as one of the trade show […]

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Whole Foods Market East Lansing to celebrate Earth month with “Party for the Planet” on Saturday, April 2, 2016

Local Food Growers and Artisans Join Whole Foods Market to Kick Off Earth Month with Community Gathering East Lansing, Michigan, 2016-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market East Lansing and more than 20 of its local Michigan suppliers will come together to celebrate Earth month with a “Party for the Planet,” Saturday, April 2, […]

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Whole Foods Market in collaboration with Newburgh Brewing Co. launches Rhuby Soho

New York, NY, 2016-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is excited to announce its first-ever collaboration with Newburgh Brewing Co. with the exclusive launch of Rhuby Soho. Rhuby Soho is a 7.0% ABV Saison brew featuring some of the best local goods New York has to offer – Hudson Valley Harvest’s own local […]

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Rite Aid welcomes spring with more opportunity to accumulate Plenti points for wellness+ Plenti members

Rite Aid wellness+ with Plenti Members Earn 2,000 Plenti Points for Every $50 Spent on Participating Products Through “Spring for Points” Program Camp Hill, Pa., 2016-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid is saying goodbye to winter and hello to spring by offering wellness+ with Plenti members an opportunity to accumulate thousands of Plenti points, […]

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Naloxone opioid antidote now available without prescription at Associated Food Stores retailer’s pharmacies

Naloxone will be available to guests without a prescription Salt Lake City, UT, 2016-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Life saving medication is now available in your local grocery store’s pharmacy. Naloxone, an opioid antidote, will be available without a prescription to guests at participating Associated Food Stores retailer’s pharmacies. The medication is used to reverse […]

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CBRE expands presence in Nordics with planned acquisition of affiliate company in Norway, Atrium AS

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2016-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire its affiliate company in Norway, Atrium AS, responding to increased demand from clients targeting commercial real estate opportunities across the Nordics. Upon completion, the acquisition will significantly strengthen CBRE’s presence in the […]

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CarMax and CarMax Auto Finance awarded 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Company Hiring to Fill More Than 1,600 Positions As Store Growth Continues RICHMOND, Va., 2016-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax (NYSE: KMX) and its auto finance division, CarMax Auto Finance, have been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Atlanta Journal Constitution and ranked 5th of Atlanta’s top 25 large companies. More than […]

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Best Buy named ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for the third time and earned distinction of Sustained Excellence by EPA

Minneapolis, MN, 2016-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Best Buy Blue Shirt Jose Florentino is an expert at finding ways to help our customers use new appliances to save money and energy. He is one of the many reasons why this week we were named an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for the third time […]

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Philippines: SM Foundation donates brand new daycare and health center to the residents of Pasong Kawayan II in General Trias, Cavite

Pasay City, Philippines, 2016-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Foundation, in partnership Summerhills Home Development Corporation (SHDC), recently turned over a brand new daycare and health center to the residents of Pasong Kawayan II in General Trias, Cavite. The center will mainly cater to the two nearby subdivisions of Heneral Uno and Heneral Dos. […]

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Philippines: Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore visits SM Mall of Asia Solar Carpark

Pasay City, Philippines, 2016-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore recently visited the newly-completed SM Mall of Asia Solar Carpark. He was welcomed by Leandro Leviste, President of Solar Philippines; Hans Sy, President of SM Prime; Loren Legarda, Senator and UN Global Champion; and Hans Sy Jr., Vice President of […]

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FDI in Indian E-commerce will stop price wars and streamline operations: Bhaskar Venkatraman

Chennai, India, 2016-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The Indian government’s move to open up E-commerce market place to Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) will, apart from bring in more foreign investments and improve economy, also streamline and regulate the market while arresting the unethical price competitions, says Bhaskar Venkatraman, Founder and Director of JusTransact.com, an […]

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Save-On-Foods store in Saskatchewan marks grand opening with special Regina gala on March 31

Regina, Saskatchewan, 2016-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first Save-On-Foods store in Saskatchewan is celebrating its grand opening this weekend with a special invite-only gala on Thursday, March 31. Joining Save-On-Foods president Darrell Jones in making remarks at the gala are special guests Jim Pattison, owner of Save-On-Foods; Regina city councillor Bob Hawkins; and Regina […]

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Save-On-Foods opens store in Yukon

Whitehorse, Yukon, 2016-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Save-On-Foods is officially announcing its entry to the Yukon with a ground-breaking event in Yukon’s capital city on March 30. The store will include a 42,000-square-foot Save-On-Foods store with the full Save-On-Foods offering, and an adjacent 12,000-square-foot wholesale store on the property. Wednesday’s event will feature remarks by […]

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El Paso, TX tops Walgreens Top Ten DMAs with Flu Activity for the Week of 3/20/2016

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Mar-29 — /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. The Walgreens Flu Index does not provide data measuring actual levels or severity of flu activity, but […]

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Bulgari one of the few houses today with a Manufacture that allows control over the entire creative process

PARIS, 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since its founding in Rome in 1884, Bulgari has always known how to surprise, innovate and reinvent itself. These high standards have contributed to its ascent in watchmaking, making Bulgari one of the few houses today with a Manufacture that allows control over the entire creative process, end to […]

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Unibail-Rodamco SE: The rights of holders of ORNANE will be adjusted as of March 29

Paris, Amsterdam, 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following the distribution on March 29, 2016 of an interim dividend of €4.85 per share, the rights of holders of ORNANE will be adjusted as of March 29, 2016 as follows: ORNANE 2012 bonds (ISIN code FR0011321330, Article 4.16.7(a)(11) of the prospectus reviewed by the “Autorité des Marchés […]

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NRF David French: New Union Organizing Rules Will Lead To Confusion For America’s Employers

WASHINGTON, 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation issued the following statement in response to today’s release from the Department of Labor of final rules significantly narrowing the advice exemption for employers under the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act. “Once again, the Obama administration is bowing to labor unions and eliminating a well-established, […]

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