RILA issues statement on House passage of H.R. 1180 the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017

Arlington , VA , 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (May 2, 2017) the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for the world’s largest and most innovative retail companies, issued the following statement following the House passage of H.R. 1180 the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017: “We applaud the House passage of […]

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NGA urges House Financial Services Committee to oppose the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017

Arlington, VA, 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) today (May 2, 2017) urged members of the House Financial Services Committee to oppose the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017 (H.R. 10) as long as it contains a provision to repeal debit swipe fee reform. NGA President and CEO Peter J. Larkin issued […]

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Supermarket executives rallied on Capitol Hill to discuss federal policies

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 200 supermarket industry CEOs and senior executives, representing nearly every state from across the U.S., rallied on Capitol Hill to discuss federal policies affecting their businesses at the annual Day in Washington fly-in. Food retail and supermarket operator members from the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), the […]

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Auchan Retail launches health and well being initiative

Consumers and employees are increasingly attentive to their well-being and quality of life. It is in response to these aspirations that Auchan Retail launched this movement co-developed with our ecosystem in 14 countries. Croix Cedex, France, 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last March, Auchan Retail unveiled its vision: Auchan changes lives! But changing lives is […]

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‘Schoolcampus’ bij Albert Heijn

Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vooruitlopend op het schooljaar 2017-2018 brengen Albert Heijn en Ronald van Zetten – die met V&D Concepthouse een aantal elementen van het voormalige V&D nieuw leven inblaast – de Schoolcampus terug naar schoolgaand en studerend Nederland. Vanaf 8 mei trapt de Schoolcampus bij AH af met de agenda’s […]

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Ross Stores to release its 1Q 2017 earnings results on Thursday, May 18, 2017

Dublin, California, 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:  ROST) will announce its first quarter 2017 earnings results on Thursday, May 18, 2017. A press release will be sent out at approximately 4:00 p.m. Eastern time. The Company will also provide additional details concerning its first quarter 2017 results and business outlook on […]

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H&M, KappAhl and Lindex launch initiative to help reduce consumption of plastic bags

Gothenburg, Sweden, 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — On June 1 One Bag Habit is launched jointly by H&M, KappAhl and Lindex. The initiative wants to contribute to reduced consumption of bags and an increased awareness about plastic bags’ negative environmental impact. The three fashion chains will therefore start to charge for their plastic bags and […]

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EROSKI inaugura un nuevo supermercado franquiciado en Bilbao

El nuevo establecimiento responde al modelo comercial “contigo” que EROSKI impulsa actualmente en su red de tiendas La apertura ha supuesto la creación de seis puestos de trabajo La cooperativa colabora con más de 1.600 proveedores vascos con un volumen de compra de 600 millones de euros Bilbao, España, 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI […]

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USDA FSIS: Blount Fine Foods recalls Beef Chile Colorado frozen meals due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen

WASHINGTON, 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Blount Fine Foods, Corp., a McKinney, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 8,685 pounds of Beef Chile Colorado frozen meals due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products are mislabeled as Beef Chile Colorado, but the […]

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Maple Leaf Foods, Inc. recalls Ready-to-Eat fully-cooked quiche products

WASHINGTON, 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Maple Leaf Foods, Inc., headquartered in Ontario, Canada, is recalling approximately 24,768 pounds of Ready-to-Eat (RTE) fully-cooked quiche products that were not presented for re-inspection upon entry to the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Without the benefit of full […]

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Al Meera recognized for its efforts and achievements in supporting Qatar’s economy by Forbes Middle East

DOHA, Qatar, 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forbes Middle East, in partnership with the Minsitry of Economy and Commerce, recognized Qatar’s top 40 listed companies in a ceremony titled ‘Celebrating Qatar’s Success’, held recently at St. Regis Doha. During the ceremony, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C), received an accodlade from Forbes Middle East in […]

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NCR recognized as a Major Player in The IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Retail Omni-Channel Commerce Platform 2017 Vendor Assessment

Duluth, Ga., 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retailing today is not for the faint of heart. Hypercompetitive pricing pressure, inventory management challenges, experience-driven consumers and digital competitors have created a perfect storm for disruption. In order to adapt, forward-looking retailers are embarking on transformational journeys to deliver truly differentiated shopping experiences. One vital solution that […]

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NCR to participate in STEM-themed field day event at Michael R. Hollis Innovation Academy

Students will build a field goal and a virtual hamburger DULUTH, Ga., 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today announced a volunteer partnership with hometown customer, the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons, and future neighbor, Georgia Tech. Together the organizations will participate in a STEM-themed […]

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