Wegmans introduced “Return To Sender. (Don’t Trash It!)” Bags

Rochester, NY, US, 2014-1-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — There’s a new message on carry-out plastic bags from Wegmans stores: “Return To Sender. (Don’t Trash It!)” It’s a little reminder to customers that the best thing to do with the bag that carried home the groceries is to bring it back to the store on a return […]

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Kingfisher CEO Sir Ian Cheshire: circular economy, a world where creating and using products wastes nothing

London, UK, 2014-1-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Innovation is critical to what we want to do as a business: making it easier for people to have better homes and better lives. In turn, it is through innovation that we will build our future as a business. We believe that closed loop thinking has the potential […]

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Dame Ellen MacArthur: A paradigm shift in retail

London, UK, 2014-1-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — In today’s dominant economic model the consumer walks away with, and ultimately throws away, the product and all the valuable materials and resources within it. The result is a linear flow of resources, materials and products – and, importantly for retail, it means once you’ve sold your product, […]

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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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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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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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