Wegmans Food Markets the first grocer to join Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s How2Recycle Label program

Rochester, NY, US, 2014-1-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets is the newest participant, and the first grocer, to join the Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s How2Recycle Label program. With the addition of Wegmans, the How2Recycle Label surpassed its 2013 goal of 20 participating companies. Wegmans is the fifth How2Recycle participant and first retailer to receive a sponsorship […]

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Auchan’s Alcampo to supply food and other products to 118 BP petrol stations shops throughout Spain

Croix, France, 2014-1-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — BP and Auchan have signed an agreement for the supply of BP shops, allowing BP to offer clients a wide choice of food and other products distributed by Auchan, and including both manufacturer and Auchan brand goods. This three-year agreement will be implemented from next January in 118 in […]

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LS travel retail to operate 25 new stores at Warsaw Chopin Airport

Paris, France, 2014-1-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — LS travel retail announces that it has won two major calls for tender, to operate 25 new stores, by way of its local subsidiary HDS Polska, in Warsaw Chopin Airport. These calls for tender concerned Duty-Free & Luxury, Travel Essentials and Food Service operations. New brands are to be […]

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Banana Republic and Finnish fashion house Marimekko announce the Banana Republic Marimekko Collection 2014

Banana Republic Marimekko Collection Brings a Pop of Color to her Summer Wardrobe New York, NY, US, 2014-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Banana Republic and Finnish fashion and design house Marimekko announce the Banana Republic Marimekko Collection – a limited-edition capsule that uniquely marries Banana Republic’s modern, American style with some of Marimekko’s most iconic textile […]

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Benefit Cosmetics opens its very first store in France

Paris, France, 2014-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — After the US, Asia and the UK, Benefit Cosmetics is out to conquer Paris! The Californian brand is opening its very first store in France in the vibrant Montorgueil quarter, right in the heart of the capital. Pink wallpaper, two-tone stripes, delightfully quaint, old-fashioned characters: all the cult codes are in […]

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Walmart to launch new $10 million fund for innovation in American manufacturing

Washington, D.C., US, 2014-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Walmart U.S. President and CEO Bill Simon joined 280 of the nation’s mayors in Washington, D.C., at the U.S. Conference of Mayors Meeting to announce a new fund for innovation in American manufacturing and a new supplier commitment to bring production of bikes and jobs to South […]

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Apple® announced iBooks® Textbooks and iTunes U® Course Manager are expanding worldwide

iBooks Textbooks & iTunes U Course Manager Now Available in Over 50 Countries Cupertino, CA, US, 2014-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple® today announced iBooks® Textbooks and iTunes U® Course Manager are expanding into new markets across Asia, Latin America, Europe and elsewhere around the world. iBooks Textbooks bring Multi-Touch™ textbooks with dynamic, current and interactive […]

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Meijer announced its customers generously donated more than $510,000 during the holiday Simply Give campaign

Retailer’s hunger relief campaign generated more than $1.2 million for local food pantries Grand Rapids, MI, US, 2014-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer customers generously donated more than $510,000 during the holiday Simply Givecampaign, helping food pantries throughout the Midwest restock their shelves. That commitment to supporting hungry families, combined with a donation from Meijer, raised the […]

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Meijer’s Style Team shares what to look for in the denim category this winter and spring

The Most Versatile Piece in a Closet Grand Rapids, MI, US, 2014-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — No age limit or season restrictions – that’s denim. What piece in a wardrobe can be worn for work, play or party? Denim. What makes the cut each time a closet is changed over? Denim. The most versatile pieces in […]

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Meijer now with free Wi-Fi access in all its stores

Meijer mPerks subscription reaches two-million customers, free Wi-Fi in stores enhances digital coupon program Grand Rapids, MI, US, 2014-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Digital coupon use is at an all-time high with more than 2 million Meijer shoppers now subscribed to the free mPerks program, and Meijer has made significant investments to make digital savings easier […]

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H&M now number 64 on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index

H&M is ranked number 64 on the Global 100 annual list of the most sustainable companies in the world. Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yesterday the 2014 iteration of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100) index was released. H&M is included in the list for the fifth consecutive year […]

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David Beckham stars in new campaign for the spring collection of David Beckham Bodywear at H&M

David Beckham will star in a new campaign to launch the spring collection of David Beckham Bodywear at H&M. Shot by director Nicolas Winding Refn, known for his movies Drive and Only God Forgives, the campaign will debut during the US Super Bowl on February 2nd 2014. Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the […]

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Stop & Shop announced it recalls Velveeta Cheesy Skillet Singles due to undeclared allergen

Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA, US, 2014-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following a recall by Kraft Foods, Stop & Shop announced it removed from sale Velveeta Cheesy Skillet Singles Ultimate Cheeseburger Mac due to an undeclared allergen, soy, on the ingredient label. This product is safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from a […]

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Giant Food of Landover, MD recalls Velveeta Cheesy Skillet Singles Ultimate Cheeseburger Mac

Landover, MD, US, 2014-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following a recall by Kraft Foods, Giant Food of Landover, Md. announced it removed from sale Velveeta Cheesy Skillet Singles Ultimate Cheeseburger Mac due to an undeclared allergen, soy, on the ingredient label. This product is safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from a […]

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Koninklijke Ahold N.V.’s shareholders approved the company’s proposal to return €1 billion to shareholders

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold’s shareholders today approved the company’s proposal to return € 1 billion to shareholders by way of a capital repayment and reverse stock split. Shareholders voted at an Extraordinary General Meeting held at Ahold’s headquarters in Zaandam, The Netherlands. The meeting was attended by 65 shareholders, representing approximately […]

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Best Buy announced 10 Days of Trade-In promotion between Jan. 23 and Feb. 1

Richfield, MN, US, 2014-1-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — You’ve seen the dust accumulate on your dated MacBook, Xbox 360 or tablet. Now here’s your chance to do something about it. As long as it still functions and qualifies, trade it in at a Best Buy store between Jan. 23 and Feb. 1 and get — at […]

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Kesko the only Finnish company to make “The Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World” list

Kesko is the only Finnish company that has been included in ‘The Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World’ list since it was established in 2005. In RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook 2014, Kesko received the Silver Class distinction in the Food & Staples Retailing Industry category.  Helsinki, Finland, 2014-1-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — ‘The 2014 Global […]

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EROSKI reúne a más de 100 proveedores que integran la marca ‘Sabor a Málaga’ para definir acuerdos de colaboración

La reunión se produce en el marco del convenio firmado por la Diputación de Málaga y EROSKI el pasado octubre La colaboración redundará en el impulso a la puesta en el mercado de los productos amparados por la marca ‘Sabor a Málaga’ Responde a uno de los ejes del Plan Estratégico de la cooperativa que […]

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JCPenney released its 2013 Sustainability Report

Plano, TX, US, 2014-1-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney (NYSE: JCP) announced today that it has released its 2013 Sustainability Report, detailing activities in fiscal year 2012, which ended February 2013. The report highlights strategic initiatives to reduce the Company’s environmental impact and encourage positive social change. “JCPenney has recently experienced a time of transition and […]

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Toys“R”Us®’s “Great Trade-In” event removed over 1 million used and potentially unsafe products from homes, garages and attics nationwide

With Many Recalled and Outdated Baby Products Still in Circulation, “Great Trade-In” Event Returns to Babies“R”Us® and Toys“R”Us Stores Nationwide from Friday, January 24 through Monday, February 17 to Provide Consumers New Opportunity to Remove These Items from Homes, Garages and Attics Wayne, NJ, US, 2014-1-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today announced that its “Great Trade-In” […]

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Argos to join the Future High Streets Forum

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Argos, one of the UK’s leading multi-channel retailers, will join the Future High Streets Forum, High Streets Minister Brandon Lewis announced today (21 January 2014). The Future High Streets Forum brings together leading businesses, academics and local leaders to look at the challenges facing our town centres and […]

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K-Group employed 520 youths at K-stores and Kesko in Finland as part of its youth guarantee programme

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last year, Kesko and K-stores launched a programme aimed to provide employment to at least 1,000 young people in the youth guarantee target group by the end of 2014. Up to date, 520 youths have started work at K-stores and Kesko in different parts of Finland. Most of […]

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Sainsbury to donate money from online carrier bag charges to local charities in Wales

Sainsbury’s stores in Wales are encouraging customers and colleagues to apply for the Welsh Community Grant Fund. Over £53,000 will be allocated to a range of charities and local community groups, spread across projects of up to £500 each. The new local funding is the result of reinvesting online carrier bag charges. London, UK, 2014-1-21 — […]

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Tesco launches its dotcom service on the Isle of Lewis

Customers on the Isle of Lewis will enjoy grocery home delivery for the first time Cheshunt, England, 2014-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Thousands of people living in the Western Isles of Scotland will be able to have their grocery shopping delivered to their homes for the first time, as Tesco launches its dotcom service on […]

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Carrefour opens two new hypermarkets in China

Paris, France, 2014-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour spreads its presence in China with 2 new stores. January 8th, Carrefour China opened its 237th hypermarket – Anqing Huamas Carrefour.The store has a 8 270 square meter sales area and 35 cashiers, as well as a car park with the space for 400 cars. January 13th, Carrefour China […]

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Midwest retailer Meijer donated two semi-trucks and trailers full of food to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin

Local food bank “earns” 132,510 pounds of food through social media campaign Milwaukee,  WI, US, 2014-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an effort to build upon its philanthropic efforts in Wisconsin and ease the toll the holidays take on food banks, Midwest retailer Meijer today donated two semi-trucks and trailers full of food to Feeding America […]

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Toys“R”Us® to introduce all-new products based on the first-ever full-length LEGO adventure movie

The Toy Authority Constructs Dedicated Feature Shop and Plans Special Events in Stores Nationwide to Celebrate the First-Ever Full-Length Movie Based on the Iconic Brand  Wayne, NJ, US, 2014-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — In anticipation of the theatrical release of “The LEGO® Movie” on Friday, February 7, Toys“R”Us® will serve as a go-to destination for building enthusiasts excited to recreate […]

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The Pub at Wegmans in King of Prussia, PA debuts new menu of market-fresh salads and sandwiches

King of Prussia, PA, US, 2014-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Monday, January 27, popular neighborhood food-and-drink spot The Pub at Wegmans in King of Prussia, PA (1 Village Drive, 484-690-3560) will debut an enticing New Menu of market-fresh fare, including salads, sandwiches, composed entrees and beer, wine and cocktails chosen specifically to complement the food. They will also add their latest collaboration with […]

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Wincor Nixdorf to launch B2B Android apps marketplace for retailers based on multifunctional payment tablet

Wincor Nixdorf bundles cashless payment know-how Paderborn, Germany, 2014-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf is extending and bundling its portfolio of solutions for processing cashless payment transactions. At Wincor World, the company will present a B2B marketplace for Android-based apps that retailers can use to manage their stores, enhance their sales and payment processes […]

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Wincor Nixdorf’s next release of TP.net – the next step towards omni-channel retailing

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Modern retail software needs to integrate the online and offline worlds and meet all the requirements of functionality, architecture and international orientation in multichannel sales. This is because, for example, today’s consumers gather information online, but make their purchases in stores – or vice versa. And in the process, […]

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