NACS survey: Americans are optimistic about the economy as gas prices fall

​ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — A majority of Americans (57%) are optimistic about the economy as gas prices fell by 5 cents per gallon over the past month, according to the latest National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Consumer Fuels Survey of U.S. adults who purchase fuel for a vehicle at least […]

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Al Meera opens its newest branch in Umm Salal Ali

Al Meera opens its newest branch in Umm Salal Ali   QATAR, 2017-Feb-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — In line with the State’s call for the real-estate development of the areas outside Doha, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) has recently welcomed the opening of its newest branch in Umm Salal Ali, which marks the […]

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Al Meera to expand its chain of supermarkets at Msheireb Downtown Doha

Al Meera to expand its chain of supermarkets at Msheireb Downtown Doha   QATAR, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Msheireb Properties and Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) signed a partnership that will bring the country’s leading retail brand to Msheireb Downtown Doha (MDD). The new Al Meera store will be located at Galleria Mall […]

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Blakemore Retail SPAR stores announce successful goods collection campaign for Worcestershire Homeless Appeal

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seven Blakemore Retail SPAR stores signed up to the Worcestershire Homeless Appeal’s goods collection, supported by their area manager Donna Cooper. Over the festive period, collection baskets were made available to customers and staff in these stores. The response from the local community was unbelievable, with […]

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Qatar: Grand Raffle Draws for Al Meera’s 11th anniversary

Qatar: Grand Raffle Draws for Al Meera’s 11th anniversary   11 lucky customers walking away with a grand prize of QR 11,111 each 300 total winners of prizes in the first raffle draw and 301 will be chosen in the second draw A wide range of in-store promotions in all Al Meera stores QATAR, 2016-Dec-09 […]

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Accenture book The Fluid Consumer, by Teo Correia: Consumer packaged goods companies must re-focus on consumer rather than goods

Accenture book The Fluid Consumer, by Teo Correia: Consumer packaged goods companies must re-focus on consumer rather than goods   NEW YORK, 2016-Nov-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies must re-focus on the consumer rather than goods, according to a new book from Accenture entitled The Fluid Consumer, by Teo Correia. Accenture […]

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Appliances, Electronics and Furniture Retailer hhgregg Announces Black Friday Doorbusters

Indianapolis, IN, 2016-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — hhgregg (NYSE: HGG), a leading appliances, electronics and furniture retailer, announced their Black Friday doorbuster deals today, giving shoppers the opportunity to find great savings on the most trusted brands beginning online on Thanksgiving, followed by in store starting at 7 a.m. on Black Friday. “While spending Thanksgiving […]

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Fullbeauty Brands, the e-commerce and catalog retailer that houses Melissa McCarthy’s “Seven7” collection, partners with Zensar Technologies

San Jose, CA, 2016-Nov-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zensar Technologies, a leading provider of digital solutions, software and infrastructure services, announced that it has secured the project to enable US based FULLBEAUTY Brands to achieve visible transformation in its financial and procurement processes. The scope of the project involves Zensar partnering with the e-commerce […]

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Al Meera Consumer Goods Company opens new shopping center in Bu Sidra

Al Meera Consumer Goods Company opens new shopping center in Bu Sidra   QATAR, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of the ambitious expansion strategy being adopted to reach all regions of the country and provide its exceptional services to the various segments of society, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (QSC) has opened its […]

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Al Meera Group announces 3Q FY2016 financial results

Al Meera Group announces 3Q FY2016 financial results   QATAR, 2016-Oct-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Al Meera Group gross profit increased 6.2% (QAR 18.4 million), from QAR 295.5 million to QAR 313.9 million. Meanwhile, Group gross shops rental income increased 49.6%, from QAR 35.6 million to QAR 53.3 million, compared to the same period last […]

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AmazonFresh expands to Chicago and Dallas

Customers can shop for fresh groceries, beauty products, household goods, and more – all for same-day or next-day delivery, seven days a week So far this year, AmazonFresh has also launched in Northern Virginia, Boston, Baltimore, and London, and expanded service in New York, New Jersey,Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, New Hampshire, West Virginia and […]

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Krazy Glue® launches its first-ever float in the 2016 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®

Krazy Glue® launches its first-ever float in the 2016 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®   NEW YORK & ATLANTA, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Upside down cars, teetering towers of chairs, furniture glued to the ceiling and other extraordinary demonstrations of the Krazy Glue brand’s strong adhesive ability will come to life aboard the new Krazy […]

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Premiala Announces Restocking of its Meat Injector in USA, UK and Germany

Australia, 2016-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Premiala BBQ and Kitchenware today announced its meat injector is once more available for purchase on Amazon USA, as well as Amazon UK and Amazon Germany. The announcement follows periods of stock unavailability on all markets. Premiala General Manager Greg Carder confirmed the news in a short interview […]

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Zalando now offers small local retailers opportunity to sell their products through its Fashion Platform

Zalando now offers small local retailers opportunity to sell their products through its Fashion Platform   BERLIN, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — While online shopping is becoming even more popular, the vast majority of fashion assortment is still located in stationary stores. In order to connect both worlds with each other, Zalando is looking […]

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Diwali sweets for the festive season available at Ferns N Petals

Delhi, India, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the festive season rolls out, people all around the country have geared themselves up to celebrate the festivity with joy and excitement. Preparations for the festival have started well in advance and folks all around are busy cleaning and renovating their homes. Since the markets are too […]

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Al Meera Consumer Goods Company held its third Extraordinary General Assembly meeting

Al Meera Consumer Goods Company held its third Extraordinary General Assembly meeting   QATAR, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) held an Extraordinary General Assembly on Wednesday 5th of October 2016, at La Cigale Hotel in Al Sadd area. The third meeting was called by Sheikh Thani Bin Thamer Al […]

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Al Meera on final stages of preparations for five of its upcoming stores in Qatar

al-meera-on-final-stages-of-preparations-for-five-of-its-upcoming-stores-in-qatar   QATAR, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Putting the finishing touches on its current expansion phase in Qatar, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company QSC (Al Meera) has announced that it is in the final stages of preparations for five of the Company’s upcoming stores in the country. Al Meera plans to launch its five […]

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Kum & Go announces E-15 fuel for $1.15 per gallon at Cedar Rapids and Iowa City-area locations on Friday, September 30

Iowa City, IA and Cedar Rapids, IA, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kum & Go will offer E-15 fuel for $1.15 per gallon at several Cedar Rapids and Iowa City-area Kum & Go locations from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, September 30. E-15, a fuel blended with 15 percent ethanol and 85 […]

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Kum & Go announces E-15 fuel for $1.15 per gallon at four Sioux Falls-area locations on September 28

Sioux Falls, SD, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Kum & Go will offer E-15 fuel for $1.15 per gallon at four Sioux Falls-area Kum & Go locations from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28, including the following locations: Store 620 – 412 N Sycamore Ave Store 625 – 7100 W 41st […]

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Auchan and Boulanger partner for negotiation of purchases of white, brown and grey household electrical goods

Croix Cedex, France, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The companies have entered into a partnership for the negotiation of purchases of white, brown and grey household electrical goods manufactured by national and international brands aimed at the French market. This involves Auchan Retail granting Boulanger the mandate to negotiate on its behalf, beginning as of […]

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Kum & Go: E-15 fuel for $1.15 per gallon at Omaha and Sioux City-area locations on Friday, September 23

Omaha, NE, and Sioux City, IA , 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kum & Go will offer E-15 fuel for $1.15 per gallon at several Omaha and Sioux City-area Kum & Go locations from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, September 23. E-15, a fuel blended with 15 percent ethanol and 85 percent gasoline, […]

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Conforama and Casino Groups to create joint central agency for non-foods products, “Mano”

Paris, France, 2016-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Named “Mano”, the agency will aim to optimize for both groups purchasing in France from the main international suppliers of household appliances (both white and brown goods). It will thus be positioned as the leader or co-leader in its areas of activity and enhance the competitiveness of the […]

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UK’s leading retailers achieved the target to source 100 per cent certified sustainable palm oil by 2015

London, 2016-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The UK’s leading retailers[1] have achieved an ambitious target to source 100 per cent certified sustainable palm oil[2] by 2015. The target was part of the BRC-led environmental initiative ‘A Better Retailing Climate'[3], through which major retailers have set themselves a number of voluntary goals to improve the environmental […]

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Whole Foods Market seeks unique products from local growers and producers to feature in its new South Hills Pittsburgh store

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2016-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is looking for unique products from local growers and producers to feature in its new South Hills store. Interested suppliers can submit information online at www.wholefoodsmarket.com/malocal. The submission deadline is Wednesday, October 12. Whole Foods Market defines local products as grown or produced within 100 […]

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Whole Foods Market seeks local food items and artisan products for its relocating Lexington store

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2016-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is looking for unique products from local growers and producers to feature in its relocating Lexington store. Interested suppliers can submit information online at www.wholefoodsmarket.com/malocal. The submission deadline is Wednesday, October 12. Whole Foods Market defines local products as grown or produced within 100 miles […]

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Whole Foods Market signed resolution with EPA to resolve issues related to common consumer products

Austin, Texas, 2016-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market signed an administrative resolution with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6 to resolve record keeping and cataloging issues related to common consumer products that may become waste at stores located in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and New Mexico.  No specific environmental impact has been alleged. […]

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West Elm and Whole Foods Market launches exclusive Holiday kitchen and tabletop collection to benefit Whole Planet Foundation

NEW YORK and AUSTIN, TX, 2016-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — West Elm and Whole Foods Market introduce today (September 20, 2016)  an exclusive holiday collection to benefit Whole Planet Foundation, a nonprofit organization that alleviates poverty around the globe.  In partnership with Guatemalan textile group The New Denim Project, the 12-piece, limited-time collection of kitchen […]

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Premiala Launches Its BBQ Grill Cleaning Brush on Amazon EU

Australia, 2016-Sep-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following the launch of their Stainless Steel BBQ Grill Brush in late August 2016, Premiala BBQ and Kitchenware today announced they have released it on Amazon EU, with retail operations having commenced on Amazon UK, Germany, France, Spain and Italy. Premiala commenced retailing its Stainless Steel Meat Injector […]

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Alibaba Group and Austrade to strengthen trade opportunities by expanding Australian products sold to Chinese consumers

Alibaba Group and Austrade to strengthen trade opportunities by expanding Australian products sold to Chinese consumers   Hangzhou, China, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba (Australia) Company Pty. Ltd., a member of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA), and the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (“Austrade”) signed a strategic collaboration agreement today (6 September, 2016) […]

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Alibaba Group and Canadian Government to promote trade between Canadian small and medium-sized businesses and Chinese consumers

Alibaba Group and Canadian Government to promote trade between Canadian small and medium-sized businesses and Chinese consumers   Hangzhou, China, 2016-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today ( September 3, 2016) unveiled a declaration of cooperation that will strengthen efforts to promote trade between […]

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