SPAR Slovenia expands range of organic and vegan products

SLOVENIA, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Consumers expect to find an increasing range of organic and vegan products on the shelves of their local supermarket instead of having to go to a specialist store. SPAR Slovenia meets this expectation, regularly introducing new products and ranges, with the latest being two new vegan product lines ‘Veganz’ […]

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Overstock.com urges Colorado legislators to pass an anti-tattletale tax bill

Company urges legislators to avoid backlash over privacy concerns SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) publicly urged Colorado legislators to pass an anti-tattletale tax bill to avoid a public outcry if online retailers are forced to report Colorado citizens’ private online transactions to the state. “When Colorado’s legislature passed […]

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Amazon announces season two of the Emmy-nominated All or Nothing via the Amazon Prime Video

Yesterday season one was nominated for an Emmy in the Outstanding Serialized Sports Documentary category To relive the drama of season one with the Arizona Cardinals, customers can now watch 28 exclusive behind-the-scenes clips via the X-Ray feature SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has greenlit season two of the Emmy-nominated […]

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Carrefour Market earns AFNOR Diversity Label for its commitment to diversity and equal opportunities

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Market has been committed to diversity and equal opportunities for more than 10 years now, and was awarded the AFNOR Diversity Label on 27 March in recognition of its commitments and its concrete initiatives to promote diversity and gender equality and tackle all forms of discrimination. Diversity and […]

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Carrefour opened its 27th Easy Carrefour Store in Shanghai, China

CHINA, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — On March 23rd 2017, Carrefour successfully opened its 27th Easy Carrefour Store in Shanghai, China. Sitting on Long Dong Avenue, the newly-opened Easy store covers an area of approximately 332 square meters with over 4,000 items. The first convenience store under Easy banner opened its door in 2004, and […]

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English asparagus now on sale at Tesco stores

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — One of the UK’s most eagerly-awaited annual vegetables, English asparagus, will go on sale more than three weeks earlier than usual at Tesco stores across the UK today (Thursday March 30). The high quality Jubilee variety has been exclusively grown for the supermarket in Suffolk. […]

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Starbucks brings back Colombia Nariño Supremo coffee for a limited time

SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — After an 8-year hiatus, Starbucks is once again offering Colombia Nariño Supremo coffee in participating Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada, and online for a limited time. This coffee shares a long history with the company: It first debuted in Starbucks® stores as a single-origin coffee in 1990. […]

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IKEA named to People’s first annual “50 Companies That Care” list

Conshohocken, PA, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (03/30/2017) IKEA announced it was named to People’s first annual “50 Companies That Care” list, jointly chosen by People and Great Place to Work. The companies were recognized for going above and beyond to create a caring environment for employees, and for supporting them throughout their professional […]

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Marks & Spencer commissioned the RSPCA to audit every single M&S dairy farm to RSPCA Assured Standards

All 40 farms to be audited RSPCA standard set to become minimum M&S requirement LONDON, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer has today announced that it has commissioned the RSPCA to audit every single M&S dairy farm to RSPCA Assured Standards and committed to publishing the results on its website. In a full […]

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CarMax opens new stores in Lynnwood and Puyallup in the Puget Sound region

Company contributes $120,000 to benefit area children SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, today celebrated the grand opening of the company’s new stores in Lynnwood and Puyallup, as its first locations in the Puget Sound region. These new stores bring more than 200 […]

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Paula Creamer and Morgan Pressel to play in the 2017 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give

Paula Creamer and Morgan Pressel to play in the 2017 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give   Creamer, Pressel partner with Meijer to produce television advertisement GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Two of the biggest names in ladies golf will return to Grand Rapids in June to compete in the 2017 […]

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Albert Heijn rolt scan&go uit naar winkels met zelfscan

Albert Heijn rolt scan&go uit naar winkels met zelfscan   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn gaat scan&go toevoegen aan alle winkels waar klanten nu al met de handscanner of de mobiele telefoon kunnen zelfscannen. De verschillende vormen van zelfscan worden gecombineerd in één betaalpaal waar alle zelfscan-klanten hun boodschappentrip makkelijk kunnen […]

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EROSKI inaugura un supermercado franquiciado en la localidad riojana de Cervera del Río Alhama

EROSKI inaugura un supermercado franquiciado en la localidad riojana de Cervera del Río Alhama   El establecimiento responde al modelo comercial “contigo” que EROSKI impulsa en su red de tiendas y cuyas señas de identidad son el protagonismo de los frescos, el trato personalizado, la apuesta por los productos locales y la alimentación saludable Un […]

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PENNY unterstützt Initiative „Plastiktütenfreies Osnabrück“

PENNY unterstützt Initiative „Plastiktütenfreies Osnabrück“   Klimabotschafter der Ursulaschule zeichnen Discounter für Verzicht auf Plastiktüten aus Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — PENNY schafft als erster Lebensmittelhändler in Deutschland nicht nur die Plastiktüte ab, sondern geht einen Schritt weiter. Denn der Discounter führt ein Anreizsystem ein, das Kunden belohnt, die die neue  umweltfreundlichere […]

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PHILIPPINES: SM Investments Corporation acquires 34.5% stake in 2Go Group

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments Corporation (SMIC) completed the acquisition of a minority stake in 2Go Group via a 34.5% stake in its parent company. 2Go is the country’s largest integrated supply chain operator whose businesses include shipping, freight forwarding, warehousing, and express delivery services. “We are pleased with this […]

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Co-op launches search for the “Small Producer of the Year”

MACHESTER, England, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Small suppliers can “bag” a listing at the Co-op as the search for the “Small Producer of the Year” begins. The community retailer has teamed-up with the Quality Food Awards to launch the second annual search to showcase the quality and innovation of the nation’s smaller, local […]

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Big Lots kicks off fundraising campaign to benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Retailer Offers Donation Platform in All Stores and Online Columbus, Ohio, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Big Lots (NYSE: BIG), announced today (March 30, 2017)  the relaunch of their national point-of-sale fundraising campaign to benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital, in their efforts to provide care to children in all 50 states and over 50 different countries […]

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GameStop partners with Autism Speaks® to raise vital funds for autism research

GameStop and its family of retail brands will once again help raise funds during World Autism Month to support research, family services and advocacy NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop Corp., a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, will once again partner with Autism […]

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Express launches an exclusive, limited-edition collection designed by Karlie Kloss

Express launches an exclusive, limited-edition collection designed by Karlie Kloss   Collection to Debut at Live Fashion Show Featuring Inspiring Individuals in Brand Ambassador’s Hometown of St. Louis, Missouri COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Express, Inc. (NYSE: EXPR) today (March 30, 2017) announced Express’ launch of an exclusive, limited-edition collection designed by Express […]

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BRP report: Consumers want personalized experience and retailers are focused on improving their personalized services

40% of Retailers Indicate that Personalization is a Top Digitial Priority Boston, MA, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to a new special report from Boston Retail Partners (BRP), personalization has gone well beyond simple marketing to demographic groups, customer segments or even personas. It is more than simply greeting a customer by name […]

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REI to open new store in Chattanooga, Tennessee

New co-op store at Waterside development to open fall 2018 SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ —  In the fall of 2018, outdoor co-op REI will open a new store in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The new co-op location will offer a wide assortment of quality gear and local REI experts to help members and customers get […]

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Rakuten subsidiaries Kenko.com, Inc. and Soukai Drug Co., Ltd. to merge

Tokyo, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. today (March 31, 2017) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiaries Kenko.com, Inc. and Soukai Drug Co., Ltd. will be merged on July 1, 2017. Following this merger, Noriaki Komori will assume on the role of Representative Director & CEO at the new company. Both companies are e-commerce businesses selling daily […]

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