CANADA: Giant Tiger to open its newest location in Nova Scotia on October 21, 2017

OTTAWA, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Giant Tiger Stores Limited is pleased to announce the opening of its newest location in Nova Scotia. This new store in Bedford will be located at 1658 Bedford Highway and will occupy approximately 23,500 square feet of retail space. It is scheduled to open on October 21, 2017. […]

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CANADA: Giant Tiger to open second location in Mississauga on November 4, 2017

CANADA: Giant Tiger to open second location in Mississauga on November 4, 2017   OTTAWA, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Giant Tiger Stores Limited is pleased to announce the opening of a second location in Mississauga. This new store will be located at 1131 Dundas Street West and will occupy approximately 27,300 square feet […]

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RONA recalls UBERHAUS ceiling fans model SW52-SN-R5W1 or product number 89325003

Boucherville (Québec), 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — RONA inc., wholly owned subsidiary of Lowe’s in Canada, is issuing a voluntary recall on UBERHAUS ceiling fans model SW52-SN-R5W1 or product number 89325003. This product was sold and merchandised between January 2011, and March 2017 in Réno-Dépôt, Marcil and Coupal stores in Quebec and in RONA stores […]

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Lowe’s Canada introduces on-demand virtual reality skills clinic — Holoroom How To

Preliminary studies by Lowe’s Innovation Labs reveal multi-sensory virtual reality can increase engagement and retention in home improvement education Boucherville (Québec), 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada is proud to introduce Holoroom How To, an on-demand virtual reality skills clinic and the latest iteration of Lowe’s Innovation Labs’ Holoroom experience, their immersive design […]

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Metro Inc.’s 2017 2Q financial results to be released on April 25th, 2017

Montreal, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Metro Inc. will be releasing its financial results for the Second Quarter of 2017 on April 25th, 2017. This release will be followed by a conference call at 9:00 a.m. EDT. Mr. Eric R. La Flèche, President & CEO and Mr. François Thibault, Executive Vice President & CFO will hold the conference call intended for […]

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McDonald’s USA to serve fresh beef, prepared when ordered, in all Quarter Pounder burgers by mid-2018

Latest Step in Building a Better McDonald’s Will Bring Fresh Beef, Made-to-Order Quarter Pounder burgers by mid-2018 OAK BROOK, IL, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s USA (NYSE: MCD) today (Mar 30, 2017) announced that by mid-2018, it will serve fresh beef, prepared when ordered, in all Quarter Pounder burgers across the majority of […]

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AmRest to become Restaurant Partner Polska’s majority shareholder

Wroclaw, Poland, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — April 1st, 2017, AmRest Holdings SE („AmRest”, “the Company”) (WSE: EAT), the largest publicly listed restaurant operator in Central Europe, announces signing on March 31st, 2017 the Investment Agreement (the “IA”) with Delivery Hero GmbH, based in Berlin, Germany (“Delivery Hero”) and Restaurant Partner Polska Sp. z o.o., […]

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Amazon and SOUQ.com share the same DNA – Amazon Senior VP Russ Grandinetti

SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (Nasdaq:AMZN) today (Mar. 28, 2017) announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire SOUQ.com, an e-commerce leader in the Middle East. Joining the Amazon family will enable SOUQ.com to continue growing while working with Amazon to bring even more products and offerings to customers worldwide. “Amazon and […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance and Prime Therapeutics closed transaction to form AllianceRx Walgreens Prime

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today (3 April 2017 ) announced that Walgreens and pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) have closed their transaction to form a combined central specialty pharmacy and mail services company, as part of the strategic alliance first announced last August. The […]

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CVS Health Foundation supports Free and Charitable Clinics with more than $1 million in grants

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CVS Health Foundation today (April 3, 2017) announced more than $1 million in grants to 33 Free and Charitable Clinics as part of a multi-year grant program with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC). Over the past four years, the Foundation has donated nearly […]

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CVS Health Charity Classic expands its 2017 Event Series with Crave RI food festival

CVS Health Charity Classic expands its 2017 Event Series with Crave RI food festival   WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CVS Health Charity Classic announced today (April 3, 2017) it has added a two-day family friendly, food festival that will kick off the Charity Classic event series. The inaugural event, appropriately named, […]

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Price Rite Supermarkets opens store at the South Side of Syracuse, NY

Syracuse, NY, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Supermarkets on Sunday opened its new 35,000-square-foot store at 611 South Ave. — a long awaited addition to the South Side of Syracuse. Price Rite’s shopper-friendly format features a wide selection of fresh produce, natural and organic products and a variety of private label and national […]

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Coop schickt SBB-Lok auf eine einjährige Reise durch die Schweiz

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pro Montagna steht seit zehn Jahren für authentische Produkte aus den Schweizer Bergen und gehört zu den beliebtesten Coop-Eigenmarken. Und Pro Montagna ist einzigartig: Dank des Verkaufs der Produkte hilft Coop mit, bestehende Arbeitsplätze in den Bergen zu erhalten und neue zu schaffen. Von anfänglich rund 50 […]

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Chipotle launches “Spot the Imposter” game in celebration of becoming the only restaurant brand without additives and preservatives in its food

Chipotle launches “Spot the Imposter” game in celebration of becoming the only restaurant brand without additives and preservatives in its food   Players search for “imposter” ingredients hidden among the company’s 51 real ingredients DENVER, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today (Apr. 3, 2017) launched “Spot the Imposter,” an online […]

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BRC Global Standards and Rentokil Initial partnership to drive best practice and Standards in the food safety industry

London, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC Global Standards and Rentokil Initial are delighted to announce a strategic partnership that sees both organisations continuous commitment to help its customers mitigate their risks throughout the food industry. BRC Global Standards strategic focus is to continually innovate and demonstrate best practice for customers and partners whilst maintaining […]

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NACS welcomes Jeff McQuilkin as exhibit sales and services manager

​ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Jeff McQuilkin has joined NACS as exhibit sales and services manager, with a primary focus on the NACS Show, the premier event for the convenience and fuel retailing industry. He will be responsible for booth sales and logistics as well as developing relationships with technology, facility operations […]

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NACS survey: strong sales at convenience stores to continue into the second quarter of 2017

​ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — A combination of low gas prices, strong consumer confidence and warmer weather is expected to continue the year’s already strong sales at convenience stores into the second quarter of 2017, according to the results of a survey of convenience store owners conducted by NACS. A sizable percentage […]

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Conagra Brands recalls certain Hunt’s Chili Kits due to the potential presence of Salmonella

Conagra Brands recalls certain Hunt’s Chili Kits due to the potential presence of Salmonella   Chicago, Illinois, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Conagra Brands, Inc., announced today (April 2, 2017) it is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of Hunt’s Chili Kits due to the potential presence of Salmonella in the chili seasoning packet contained in […]

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts + Ghirardelli = ultimate OMG moment

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts + Ghirardelli = ultimate OMG moment   WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Two of the world’s most indulgent treat creators – Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and Ghirardelli – are combining the indulgence of premium Ghirardelli chocolate with the deliciously satisfying taste of Krispy Kremedoughnuts. The result is the ultimate OMG […]

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Toys“R”Us® kicks off its fundraising campaign to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

Wayne, NJ, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today (April 3, 2017) announced the start of its fundraising campaign in stores and online through June 12 to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. This is the first […]

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Rite Aid shelves stocked with Easter and spring essentials

Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — With 4,600 stores chainwide, Rite Aid is ready to help Easter Bunnies deliver an eggstra-special holiday this season. From Easter baskets, to candy, plush and floral décor, shelves are stocked with Easter and spring essentials customers are looking for to spring forward. Rite Aid offers a wide […]

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Ahold Delhaize received a design award at the eighth annual Transform Awards Europe

Ahold Delhaize received a design award at the eighth annual Transform Awards Europe   Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has received a design award for visual identity, including our logo, colors, typeface and tone of voice. Along with FutureBrand, we finished second in the “best corporate rebrand following a merger […]

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7‑Eleven Texas stores to purchase 100 percent Texas wind energy from TXU Energy

7‑Eleven Texas stores to purchase 100 percent Texas wind energy from TXU Energy   IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc. has signed an agreement with TXU Energy to purchase 100 percent Texas wind energy for all its Texas stores located in competitive energy markets. The 96-month wind energy agreement, which impacts 425 […]

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NEW ZEALAND: Four Square opens at The Lakes, Tauranga’s newest residential development

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tauranga’s newest residential development, The Lakes, is billed as “the best address in town”, and soon it will have one of the best convenience stores too, when Four Square The Lakes opens there in mid-April. Located about 10 kilometres southwest of Tauranga’s CBD, The Lakes will […]

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Co-op stores in Wales support Follow Your Dreams’ appeal to collect eggs for children with learning disabilities

Wales, UK, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Co-op food stores in Wales have teamed-up with Follow Your Dreams to put a big smile on more than a thousand young faces this Easter. More than one hundred Co-op food stores are supporting the Church Village-based charity in its annual appeal to collect more than a thousand […]

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The Co-op to open its first Welsh store this year

MANCHESTER, England, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op is set to open its first new store Welsh store this year in Rossett following a £530,000 investment creating 15 new jobs. Children from St. Peter’s primary school will be among the guests of honour, helping to cut the ribbon and open the new store […]

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Majid Al Futtaim Fashion to debut American homeware and furniture brand Crate and Barrel in Doha Festival City

Majid Al Futtaim Fashion to debut American homeware and furniture brand Crate and Barrel in Doha Festival City   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, today announced the signing of an agreement with Crate […]

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JAPAN: Rakuten Umaimono Park opens store at Kobo Park Miyagi

Selling nine gourmet items that are popular orders on Rakuten Ichiba, including confectionary exclusive to the stadium Tokyoy, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. and Rakuten Baseball, Inc. today (April 3, 2017) announced that the “Rakuten Umaimono Park,” a store selling popular gourmet items from Rakuten Ichiba, will be opened at Kobo Park Miyagi on […]

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LCP supports Dudley Kingswinford Running Club’s 10k road race

London, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading commercial property firm LCP has signed up to be main sponsor of the Dudley Kingswinford Running Club’s 10k road race for the third consecutive year. The Gold Standard annual race, which takes place on the evening of Wednesday, May 3, has a capacity of 1,100 runners and […]

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