Walmart Canada to stop providing free plastic bags with the aim to ultimately eliminate plastic film from land-fill

Goal is to eliminate plastic film from municipal land-fill New five-cent fee to be implemented to discourage single-use bags Reusable bags to be offered at a discount Mississauga, ON., 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart Canada today ( January 25, 2016) announced that beginning Feb. 9, 2016, it will stop providing free plastic bags to […]

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NRF applauds warning from New York Fed CEO that border adjustment tax would have “unintended consequences” for American consumers

NEW YORK, 2017-Jan-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation applauded a warning from Federal Reserve Bank of New York President and CEO William Dudley today (January 17, 2017) that a border adjustment tax would have “unintended consequences” for American consumers. “Mr. Dudley and retailers are in agreement: a border adjustment scheme would […]

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eBay further raises the standard of online commerce with the launch of an authentication program – eBay Authenticate™

eBay further raises the standard of online commerce with the launch of an authentication program – eBay Authenticate™   San Jose, California, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Over the past 20 years, eBay has set the standard for operating a trusted and safe marketplace, devoting substantial resources in a variety of trust and safety […]

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CVS Health announces availability of cheapest generic epinephrine auto-injector option at all its pharmacies

Generic epinephrine auto-injector from Impax Laboratories available at CVS Pharmacy at cash price 80% lower than EpiPen® WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jan-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (January 12, 2017) announced that a low-cost epinephrine auto-injector option, the authorized generic for Adrenaclick manufactured by Impax Laboratories (IPXL), is available at all CVS Pharmacy […]

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MIGROS BIETET GANZHEITLICHES WEIGHT MANAGEMENT PROGRAMM AN

MIGROS BIETET GANZHEITLICHES WEIGHT MANAGEMENT PROGRAMM AN   Zürich, Switzerland, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seit Anfang Januar 2017 bietet die Migros das neue Weight Management Programm in 41 Deutschschweizer Fitnessanlagen an. Das Programm setzt auf eine ganzheitliche Betrachtung des gesundheitsrelevanten Umfelds und Lebensstils. Schritt für Schritt führt es den Kunden mit einem 1:1 Coaching […]

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NRF calls on U.S. Supreme Court to allow merchants to freely show customers the added costs that come with paying by credit card

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today called on the U.S. Supreme Court to allow merchants to freely and accurately show customers the added costs that come with paying by credit card rather than cash. “Retailers have no interest in surcharging their customers for using credit cards,” NRF Senior Vice President […]

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Meijer Pharmacies remind customers that it’s never too late to get a flu shot

Meijer Pharmacies remind customers that it’s never too late to get a flu shot   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer stores have experienced a 30 percent increase in cold and flu remedies being purchased over the counter at its pharmacies in recent weeks. According to Meijer pharmacists, this activity most likely […]

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USDA FSIS issues public health alert on ready to eat chicken strips produced by House of Raeford that may be contaminated with Listeria

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jan-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that ready to eat chicken strips products produced by House of Raeford, a Mocksville, N.C. establishment, may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. A recall was not requested because […]

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USDA FSIS issues public health alert on sliced deli meat products served at Dion’s restaurants that may be contaminated with Listeria

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jan-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that assorted sliced deli meat products served to customers at Dion’s restaurants may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The assorted sliced deli meats were produced by Peter DeFries […]

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CVS Pharmacy announces availability of flu shots at its locations across Washington

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jan-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the number of cases of the flu continues to rise in Washington, CVS Pharmacy is encouraging residents to get their flu shots. The standard vaccine and/or high-dose vaccine are available at CVS Pharmacy locations across the state, including the 30 pharmacies located in Target stores, while supplies […]

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MIGROS LANCIERT DIE GESUNDHEITSINITIATIVE IMPULS

MIGROS LANCIERT DIE GESUNDHEITSINITIATIVE IMPULS   Zürich, Switzerland, 2017-Jan-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ab dem 1. Januar 2017 baut die Migros ihre Leistungen im Bereich Gesundheit weiter aus und startet eine digitale Plattform mit redaktionellen Beiträgen und Tipps. Die Migros will damit die Schweizer Bevölkerung unterstützen, einen gesunden Lebensstil zu pflegen. Die gesundheitsrelevanten Angebote und […]

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PetSmart® offers tips for welcoming a new puppy home

84 Percent of U.S. Dog Owners Believe a New Puppy is More Exciting than a New Car*; Now is the Time to Get the Best Advice for Welcoming a New Puppy Home PHOENIX, 2016-Dec-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nothing is more heartwarming than the first warm nuzzle from a new puppy, especially at the holidays. […]

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USDA FSIS offers four food safety tips to ensure a healthy and safe holiday

WASHINGTON, 2016-Dec-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Hanukah all fall within three days of each other this year. As friends and families gather together this season, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety Inspection Service has four food safety tips to ensure a healthy and safe holiday. Even on Holidays, Always Follow […]

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Gold Medal Packing Inc. recalls boneless veal products that may be contaminated with E. coli

WASHINGTON, 2016-Dec-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gold Medal Packing Inc., a Rome, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,607 pounds of boneless veal products that may be contaminated with E. coli O26 and O45, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Dec. 23, 2016). The veal trim and top […]

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Fundación EROSKI forma a cerca de 65.000 escolares en hábitos de alimentación y vida saludables durante este primer trimestre escolar

Fundación EROSKI forma a cerca de 65.000 escolares en hábitos de alimentación y vida saludables durante este primer trimestre escolar   El 5% de los centros escolares de Educación Primaria de España han participado en el programa en este primer trimestre del curso La iniciativa, desarrollada en colaboración con centros escolares de toda España, busca […]

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USDA issues updated information on food product labeling and new guidance aimed at reducing food waste

Encourages Industry to use “Best if Used By” on Product Labels WASHINGTON, 2016-Dec-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today ( Dec. 14, 2016) issued updated information on food product labeling, including new guidance aimed at reducing food waste through encouraging food manufacturers and […]

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Naloxone opioid overdose-reversal drug now available without prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in Nevada

WOONSOCKET, R.I., , 2016-Dec-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today (December 14, 2016) that the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone is now available without a prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in Nevada. CVS Health has established a standing order with physicians in Nevada that allows CVS Pharmacy to expand access to […]

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NACS survey: Americans more likely to go out and shop this holiday season compared to previous years

​ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2016-Dec-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The continued economic optimism that is driving the stock market to new highs may have the same effect on holiday shopping and travel, according to the results of a new national consumer survey released by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). A record 60% of U.S. fuel […]

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PetSmart shares advice for keeping pets safe, healthy and happy this holiday season

PHOENIX, 2016-Dec-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The holiday season is synonymous with family gatherings, dinner parties, gift openings and plenty of festive food, which can pose some challenges for pets. Lisa Darling, DVM, PetSmart’s resident veterinarian and pet care expert, shares advice for keeping pets safe, healthy and happy this holiday season and throughout the […]

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Transform Diabetes Care™: CVS Health new program to improve health outcomes and lower pharmacy costs

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today ( December 13, 2016) introduced Transform Diabetes Care™, a new program available to help the company’s pharmacy benefit management (PBM) clients improve the health outcomes of their members, lower pharmacy costs through aggressive trend management and decrease medical costs by improving medication adherence, […]

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Carrefour invites the general public behind the scenes at its 220 hypermarkets

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the second year running, Carrefour will be opening its doors and inviting the general public to have a look at what goes on behind the scenes at its 220 hypermarkets. An event scheduled for 7 December that will immerse customers in day-to-day hypermarket life through a series of […]

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CVS Pharmacy reminds customers to protect themselves from flu in support of National Influenza Vaccination Week

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — During National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dec. 4-10), CVS Pharmacy is reminding families nationwide that it’s not too late to receive a flu shot to protect themselves from the flu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established National Influenza Vaccination Week in 2005 to emphasize the importance […]

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USDA FSIS proposing to amend the nutrition labeling regulations for meat and poultry products

WASHINGTON, 2016-Dec-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today (Dec. 1, 2016) proposed a critical step in ensuring that consumers have updated nutritional information for meat and poultry products, helping Americans make better informed decisions when purchasing meat and poultry products. FSIS is proposing […]

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Argos’ Furby Connect Parents Survival Guide and Furbish Dictionary available to download

Parents’ guide created for Furby Connect Furbish dictionary available for owners to brush up on the lingo Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Dec-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Still going strong after almost a decade in the toy business, the latest Furby – Furby Connect – is the cleverest one yet. Lauded by many as one of the […]

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9 Christmas Gift Exchange Ideas to Trim Your Holiday Spending

NEW YORK, 2016-Dec-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Here are a few alternative Christmas gift exchange ideas from Coupons.com savings and consumer trends expert Jeanette Pavini for you to create a fun experience while keeping your holiday spending in check. You can find even more ways to save on our Coupon Codes page and more savvy ideas […]

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FMI releases its inaugural consumer analysis, The Power of Fresh Prepared/Deli

Research Explores Opportunities for a $24 Billion Category with Unprecedented Growth  CHICAGO, IL, 2016-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) released its inaugural analysis, The Power of Fresh Prepared/Deli, which explores fresh prepared and deli foods through the eyes of the consumer. Grounded in Nielsen data, the research outlines how the supermarket […]

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Currys PC World study reveals six in ten of UK parents regularly call on kids for IT advice

LONDON, 2016-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Puzzled parents go “cap in hand” to their kids for IT advice three times a month on average, a study from Currys PC World has found. The poll by the UK’s leading electrical retailer revealed two-thirds of the nation’s mums and dads admit to struggling with technology and […]

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SPAR Partners keeps connection with customers through its magazines

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2016-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR customers enjoy news and recipes featured in online magazines and our SPAR Partners are meeting this need and developing and communicating with customers in a variety of ways. The publication of online magazines is gaining popularity, ensuring that customers can search recipes and keep themselves […]

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Walgreens announces availability of opioid antidote naloxone in all of its Louisiana pharmacies

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its comprehensive national plan to combat drug abuse, Walgreens today (November 22, 2016) announced it has made naloxone, a lifesaving opioid antidote, available without a prescription in all of its Louisiana pharmacies in accordance with state pharmacy regulations. Naloxone is now more accessible and […]

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Retailers: state anti-surcharge laws are not consumer-protection legislation

Arlington , VA, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (11/22/2016) the Retail Litigation Center (RLC) joined by the Retail Council of New York State, Florida Retail Federation and the Food Marketing Institute filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Expressions Hair Designs vs. Schneiderman. The case takes up the issue of whether […]

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