Coop-Nachwuchs mit Rekordleistung

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bei Coop schliessen dieses Jahr 99 Prozent der Lernenden – also 979 Jugendliche – ihre Ausbildung erfolgreich ab. Das ist absoluter Rekord. Die beste Lehrabgängerin der Coop-Gruppe besteht Ihre Lehre bei Coop Vitality mit der Note 6.0. Dank arbeitsmarktorientiertem Ausbildungsprogramm und der Begleitung durch engagierte Berufsbildner und Lernendenbetreuer […]

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The Home Depot® to hold its 2Q2016 Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, August 16

ATLANTA, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, announced today that it will hold its Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, August 16, at 9 a.m. ET. A webcast will be available by logging onto http://earnings.homedepot.com and selecting the Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call icon. The […]

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Kroger to hold open interviews in its stores nationwide on Tuesday, August 9

CINCINNATI, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that it will hold open interviews in its stores nationwide on Tuesday, August 9. To make applying online even easier, Kroger launched “mobile apply” which allows job-seekers to submit applications through their smartphones or tablet devices. Interested candidates may apply at jobs.kroger.com […]

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Topaz’s ‘Small Change, for Big Change’ fundraising campaign raised €100,000 in aid of the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation

DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Topaz, Ireland’s largest fuel and convenience retailer, proudly announced today that they have raised €100,000 in aid of the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation, predominantly through its ‘Small Change, for Big Change’ fundraising campaign. The ‘Small Change for Big Change’ fundraising campaign is part of an ongoing, three-year […]

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SSP America debuted portfolio of multiple award-winning proprietary brands in Airsides 1 and 3 at Orlando International Airport

London, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ —  SSP America, a division of SSP Group, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has debuted a portfolio of multiple award-winning proprietary brands in Airsides 1 and 3 at Orlando International Airport (MCO). The four new food and beverage locations are inclusive of […]

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Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine available at all Walgreens pharmacies, including Duane Reade pharmacies in New York, and Healthcare Clinics nationwide

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens is now offering vaccinations that provide protection against most strains of serogroup B meningococcal disease (bacterial meningitis) at all of its pharmacies, including Duane Reade pharmacies in New York, and Healthcare Clinics nationwide. Vaccinations are available daily without an appointment and may be covered by insurance. Walgreens […]

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Shopify filed a preliminary short form base shelf prospectus for US$500,000,000 with Canadian securities regulatory authorities and the SEC

Ottawa, Canada, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SH) (“Shopify” or the “Company”), the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, today announced that it has filed a preliminary short form base shelf prospectus with the securities commissions in each of the provinces and territories of Canada, except Quebec, and […]

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METRO GROUP acquires a stake in Munich-based startup Shore

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — METRO GROUP acquires a stake in the Munich-based start-up Shore, a market leader in web-based business solutions for local service providers in Europe. Shore supports small and medium-sized businesses and service providers with a cloud-based software that allows them to digitally manage their business processes. The investment […]

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Alliance Data Systems Corporation’s Columbus, OH-based card services business to provide private label and co-branded credit card services for Ulta Beauty

PLANO, Texas and BOLINGBROOK, Ill., 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, today announced its Columbus, Ohio-based card services business, a premier provider of branded private label, co-brand and commercial credit programs, has signed a new long-term agreement to provide private […]

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Starbucks introduces “Starbucks for Life” summer edition, August 2 through September 12

Seattle, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the past two years, members of the Starbucks Rewards™ loyalty program have had the chance to win “Starbucks for Life” during the holiday season. Instead of waiting another four months for the next chance to win, Starbucks is introducing a summer edition. Prizes include Starbucks for Life, Starbucks for […]

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Grammy Award-winner Chris Stapleton the latest to step in as a Guest DJ for Starbucks

Seattle, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — This year’s country breakthrough artist and Grammy Award-winner Chris Stapleton is the latest to step in as a Guest DJ for Starbucks and take his turn selecting songs to be played in the company’s U.S. stores today (July 29). Stapleton’s two-hour playlist is an eclectic mix of country, Americana, roots and soul. […]

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Leanne Fremar to Lead the Starbucks Global Creative Studio

Seattle, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Corporation announces the appointment of Leanne Fremar as senior vice president, executive creative director, reporting to Sharon Rothstein, Starbucks global chief marketing officer. In this role, Fremar will lead the creative development of all Starbucks global brand initiatives and marketing campaigns including, digital creative, packaging, as well as oversight of the […]

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Starbucks Coffee Korea to provide tuition support for partners (employees) who want to finish four-year college degrees

Seattle, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting this fall, Starbucks partners (employees) in Korea will have a new opportunity to achieve their academic goals. Today (July 28), Starbucks Coffee Korea introduced its College Achievement Plan to provide tuition support for partners who want to finish four-year college degrees.  A total of 146 partners were recently […]

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Free fruit for kids in over 800 Tesco stores across the UK

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco will offer children free fruit while their parents are shopping in store, as a ‘little help’ for kids to eat more healthily. The initiative, which is being launched in over 800 Tesco stores across the UK, is aimed at creating healthy eating habits among kids that will […]

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Carrefour France unveils a wide range of bargains to help its customers better manage their spending

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — As children prepare for the new 2016 school year, Carrefour is unveiling a wide range of bargains to help its customers better manage their spending. The retailer is getting them to bring their old exercise books into stores so that the Restos du Coeur can get new ones. […]

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Carrefour Belgium: “Let’s go Belgetarian”

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — To celebrate Belgium’s national festival on 21 July, Carrefour Belgium invited its customers to take part in a survey to find out what their favourite Belgian product is. The “Let’s go Belgetarian” campaign was launched in 2014 and is designed to support Belgian producers, giving a boost […]

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Sainsbury’s to double its products available on Alibaba’s Tmall Global online marketplace

London, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s plans to grow its business in China and develop its partnership with Alibaba by doubling the number of its products that are available on Alibaba’s Tmall Global online marketplace. Sainsbury’s steps up groceries trial in China after successful launch Number of products available on Alibaba Tmall Global site […]

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Sainsbury’s stores debuts The Tu athleisure range

London, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The popular trend of sportswear worn as regular every day wear – known as ‘athleisure’ – is coming to more than 170 Sainsbury’s stores this week (7 August). The Tu athleisure range will also be available online and is an example of Sainsbury’s driving forward with its strategy to […]

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TrueStart and the John Lewis Partnership initiative to support retail-specific startups

LONDON, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership has joined forces with TrueStart, Europe’s only independent retail and consumer accelerator and investment fund, to find and fund the products, services and technologies which will define how we live in the future. The Eureka Initiative – a partnership between TrueStart and the John Lewis […]

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Bulgari supports the Save the Children charity with #RaiseYourHand campaign

PARIS, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bulgari has launched the new campaign #RaiseYourHand to support the Save the Children charity. Bulgari and Save the Children have had a global philanthropic partnership for the past seven years. An impressive lineup of artists and personalities have raised their hands to support this eminently worthy cause. In 2009, […]

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EROSKI alcanzó los 77,63 millones de euros en facturación de producto local en 2105 en Baleares, lo que supone un ligero incremento respecto al año anterior

Palma de Mallorca, España, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ofrecer un producto fresco y de calidad a nuestros clientes, y apoyar a los productores locales son dos de los objetivos básicos de EROSKI. Para reforzar esta apuesta, EROSKI lanza, como cada año, la campaña “Productes de Sa Nostra Terra”. Además de otros acuerdos y campañas, […]

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Lowe’s announces plans for new direct fulfillment center in Robertson County, Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn., 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd joined Lowe’s today to announce the company will locate a new direct fulfillment center in Robertson County. The home improvement company expects to invest approximately $100 million and create up to 600 jobs in Coopertown, northwest […]

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IKEA voluntarily recalls CHOKLADKROKANT BREDBAR due to undeclared Hazelnuts

Conshohocken, PA, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — CHOKLADKROKANT BREDBAR 14.1 oz. (400g) are being recalled due to undeclared Hazelnuts. “All Best Before Dates”, Sold from April 30, 2015 to July 25, 2016. IKEA had samples analyzed and found them to contain hazelnut. People allergic to hazelnuts may have a severe to life-threatening reaction after […]

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CVS Health and Adapt Pharma to make opioid overdose-reversing drug NARCAN Nasal Spray affordable for patients without insurance at CVS Pharmacies

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Adapt Pharma (www.AdaptPharma.com) today announced a new partnership that will make the opioid overdose-reversing drug NARCAN (Naloxone HCl) Nasal Spray more affordable for patients without insurance at CVS Pharmacy locations. Through this partnership, CVS Pharmacy patients purchasing NARCAN Nasal Spray without insurance will […]

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Asda’s monthly Income Tracker: revealed UK household enjoyed extra £12 a week on average in June, compared to the same period last year

LEEDS, England, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Families across the UK welcomed another rise in spending power in June, with average discretionary income once again reaching £201 a week, according to Asda’s monthly Income Tracker. The latest figures revealed that families enjoyed an extra £12 a week (6.2%) on average in June, compared to the […]

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Maxima Bulgaria acquires 12 stores from the German retail chain Penny Market

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Maxima Bulgaria, one of the companies of Maxima Grupė, acquired 12 stores, which previously belonged to the German retail chain Penny Market. This year they will become a part of T Market chain. After the transaction, the company’s chain in Bulgaria will increase from 48 to 60 stores. […]

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The Macerich Company announces financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016

SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Macerich Company (NYSE Symbol: MAC) today announced results of operations for the quarter ended June 30, 2016, which included net income attributable to the Company of $45.2 million or $.31 per share-diluted for the quarter ended June 30, 2016 compared to net income attributable to the […]

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BRC Global Standards publishes third issue of its Global Standard for Storage and Distribution

LONDON, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC Global Standards has published the third issue of its internationally recognized BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution on 1 August 2016, and audits against Issue 3 will begin on 1 February 2017. Originally introduced in 2006, the BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution was developed by […]

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NGA applauds President Obama for signing into law a biotechnology labeling bill

Arlington, VA, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Peter J. Larkin, president and CEO of the National Grocers Association (NGA) issued today the following statement applauding President Obama for signing into law a biotechnology labeling bill that creates a national labeling standard for food products made with genetically engineered (GE) ingredients and genetically modified organisms (GMOs). […]

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NGA announces co-location of two educational programs exclusively designed for independent supermarket operators

ARLINGTON, VA, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) today announced the co-location of two educational programs exclusively designed for independent supermarket operators. NGA’s Financial Management and Technology Conference will meet in conjunction with Trading Partner Business Sessions Program this October 4 – 7 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL. […]

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