Starbucks district managers tasted the first crop of coffee from Starbucks Costa Rica Farm at Starbucks leadership conference in Seattle

SEATTLE, 2014-10-16— /EPR Retail News/ — Days start early for Victor Trejos. Each weekday morning, he rises well before dawn at his home in Costa Rica’s capital city of San José and drives 15 miles into the hillside. By 6:00 a.m., his pickup truck rumbles down the narrow road to a coffee farm, where the day […]

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Starbucks Corporation to release its fourth quarter and fiscal year end 2014 financial results after the market close on October 30, 2014

SEATTLE, 2014-10-16— /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) plans to release its fourth quarter and fiscal year end 2014 financial results after the market close on Thursday, October 30, 2014, with a conference call to follow at 2:00 p.m. PT. The conference call will be webcast and can be accessed on the company’s website:http://investor.starbucks.com. A […]

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Whole Foods Market launches produce rating system Responsibly Grown

New, exclusive ratings prohibit use of many hazardous neurotoxins on fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers; focus on transparency AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-10-15— /EPR Retail News/ — Today Whole Foods Market launches Responsibly Grown, an industry leading tiered produce rating system that assesses growing practices that impact human health and the environment. The new rating system labels fresh fruits, […]

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Sainsbury’s reduces alcohol content of its Taste the Difference Prosecco Conegliano without compromising on taste

LONDON, 2014-10-14— /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is proud to announce the removal of nearly one million units from customers’ annual alcohol consumption through the reformulation of our Taste the Difference Prosecco Conegliano. The sparkling wine’s average alcohol content (ABV) has been reduced from 11% to 10.5%, without compromising on taste. As part of our […]

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2,100 Starbucks district managers from around the world meet in Seattle for series of meetings to build upon past successes and lead the brand to new heights

SEATTLE, 2014-10-14— /EPR Retail News/ — “This is amazing. We’re in the center of where it all began for Starbucks,” said Jen Clayton from Ontario, Canada. “This is inspirational and invigorating.” 2,100 Starbucks district managers from around the world are coming together in the company’s home city of Seattle for a series of meetings to […]

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Starbucks donates $2 million to Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation benefitting educational opportunities for youth from Teavana® Oprah Chai Tea sales

SEATTLE, 2014-10-9— /EPR Retail News/ — Since the April launch of Teavana® Oprah Chai Tea, Starbucks has donated nearly $2 million to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation benefitting educational opportunities for youth in communities across the U.S., Canada and South Africa. Every person who purchases Teavana® Oprah Chai Tea is making a difference through the […]

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Starbucks and its customers donate $75,000 to Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll’s initiative to reduce youth violence – A Better Seattle

SEATTLE, 2014-10-8— /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks and its customers are donating $75,000 to Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll’s A Better Seattle – the coach’s initiative to reduce youth violence by providing education, resources and opportunities through outreach workers in several Western Washington cities. Part of the $75,000 contribution comes from customers in Washington who used […]

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HBO and Starbucks Coffee Company to host THE CONCERT FOR VALOR to honor America’s veterans at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on November 11

Live talent to Include Eminem, Jamie Foxx, Dave Grohl, Metallica, John Oliver, Rihanna, Bruce Springsteen, Carrie Underwood, Zac Brown Band, among others, as well as special appearances by Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg at concert to honor the courage and sacrifice of America’s veterans and their families Concert to be Executive Produced by […]

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Starbucks opened the first community store in Seoul as its ongoing commitment to supporting pathways to opportunities for young people

A portion of every Community Store purchase directly supports education and career training programs through Green Umbrella ChildFund Korea First-of-its-kind program in Korea builds on strong foundation of innovative education, job training and apprenticeship initiatives led by Starbucks around the globe SEOUL, 2014-10-3— /EPR Retail News/ — Celebrating Starbucks 15 years in Korea and its […]

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Carolina Charm program launches at Harris Teeter locations across North and South Carolina

Matthews, N.C., 2014-10-2— /EPR Retail News/ —  Today, Carolina Charm – a program to showcase brands born in the South – is launching in North and South Carolina Harris Teeter locations. Throughout the month of October, shoppers can find Carolina Charm products in prominent displays at their Harris Teeter. These products cover select brands that are produced […]

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Pink Ribbon Produce returns this October for its sixth year at all Harris Teeter stores for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Product Suppliers Partner with Harris Teeter for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Matthews, N.C., 2014-10-2— /EPR Retail News/ — Pink Ribbon Produce, a unique retail program committed to making the fight against breast cancer easy, will return this October for its sixth year at all Harris Teeter stores. Since 2008, Harris Teeter’s produce partners have raised $189,416 […]

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Co-op launches Drink Pink campaign this October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Saskatchewan, Canada, 2014-10-1— /EPR Retail News/ — When her high school classmates were worrying about exams and driver training, Chelsea Laprairie was finding a lump on her breast after turning 16. Chelsea’s compelling story of facing breast cancer is featured in Co-op’s Drink Pink campaign this October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Through Drink Pink, […]

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7-Eleven® becomes the first retailer to offer Tony Horton Kitchen Foods

7‑Eleven® Powers Up its Fresh Foods Menu as First Retailer to Offer Tony Horton Kitchen Foods Los Angeles, 2014-10-1— /EPR Retail News/ — Tony Horton, the master behind the best-selling fitness program, Beachbody™ P90X®, is a man on the go. So when 7‑Eleven, Inc. approached him about co-developing a line of nutritionally balanced foods and cold-pressed juices for […]

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Foodstuffs North Island Limited lodged resource consent application for PAK’nSAVE at Tamatea replacement

North Island, New Zealand, 2014-9-30— /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs North Island Limited is pleased to announce that it has lodged a resource consent application for a replacement PAK’nSAVE at Tamatea, located in the heart of the Tamatea community on the roundabout of Durham and Leicester Avenues. “This revised scheme for a replacement PAK’nSAVE at Tamatea […]

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New Zealand wines took more medals than ever before at the New World Wine Awards 2014 with Shiraz/Syrah category as a stand-out performer

Waiheke, New Zealand, 2014-9-30— /EPR Retail News/ — The highest number of medals ever was awarded at the New World Wine Awards 2014, following a record number of entries. Among the full range of varietals entered, the Shiraz/Syrah category was a stand-out performer with the highest number of medals awarded among the red wine varietals and […]

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Wegmans donates 18,286 pounds of non-perishable food to the ACTS Food Pantry

DUMFRIES, VA, 2014-9-26— /EPR Retail News/ — On September 25 at 10 a.m., Wegmans will deliver 18,286 pounds of non-perishable food to the ACTS Food Pantry. The donation includes 20 pallets of canned goods, cereals, snacks, assorted beverages, condiments, baking mixes and other ingredients. “This donation from Wegmans comes at a perfect time,” said Eboni Nichols, […]

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Starbucks Corporation to acquire remaining 60.5% share of Starbucks Coffee Japan, Ltd.

Starbucks to purchase remaining 60.5% share of Starbucks Japan in two-step tender offer process Acquisition enables continued elevation of unique Starbucks Experience for customers and partners through coffee, store design and digital and mobile leadership Starbucks to build on more than 1,000 existing stores and nearly 20 years of brand loyalty and trust SEATTLE, 2014-9-25— /EPR […]

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Tesco confirms new price to be paid to British dairy farmers for six months from the 1st November

Cheshunt, England, 2014-9-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today confirmed the new price it will pay British dairy farmers for six months from the 1st November, following an independent cost tracker review by agriculture research consultancy Promar. Tesco Sustainable Dairy Group (TSDG) members will be paid 32.01ppl for their milk, meaning that Tesco dairy farmers […]

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Whole Foods Market shoppers help fund the planting of 140,000 trees by Halloween through Trinity Oaks’ One Bottle One Tree® Program

Goal to fund the planting a quarter of a million trees by Halloween through Trinity Oaks’ One Bottle One Tree® Program AUSTIN, TX, 2014-9-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) shoppers purchasing select bottles of Trinity Oaks wines have supported the planting of 140,000 trees through the One Bottle One Tree program, and the […]

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Meijer launches ‘Ready! For You’ food solutions program to help busy families serve up simple meals and snacks at home

First-of-its-kind program hits stores when parents need it most GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-9-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is helping busy families serve up simple meals and snacks at home with a first-of-its-kind food solutions program in each of the Midwest retailer’s 213 stores. Launched last month, Ready! For You is tailored to meet the tastes […]

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Ina Garten to debut her latest cookbook, Make It Ahead on QVC, September 28

Best-Selling Author to Offer Latest Cookbook through the Multimedia Retailer WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2014-9-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Simply delicious. Beloved television personality and best-selling cookbook author Ina Garten is scheduled to debut on QVC Sunday, September 28 at noon (ET). Garten will appear during the “In the Kitchen with David®” broadcast, QVC’s most popular cooking show,to […]

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The Co-operative Food research reveals the stereotypical student diet of booze, beans and biscuits could be a thing of the past

MANCHESTER, UK, 2014-9-24— /EPR Retail News/ — The stereotypical student diet of booze, beans and biscuits could be a thing of the past according to new research released by The Co-operative Food today (Tuesday, 23 September). Over 10 million purchases were analysed to reveal the shopping habits of savvy students who receive a 10% discount on […]

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Whole Foods Market opens its Clearwater store on Sept. 24; Donates $40,000 to local school garden grants

Store to donate $40,000 towards local school garden grants AUSTIN, TX, 2014-9-23— /EPR Retail News/ — The grand opening festivities will kick-off at 8:45 a.m. with a Bread Breaking ceremony in front of the store. The first 500 customers in line will receive a Whole Foods Market gift card with a mystery value between $5 […]

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Harris Teeter and Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil to debut Kalil’s personally designed Signature Sub Sandwich

Charlotte, N.C., 2014-9-23— /EPR Retail News/ — Kalil to Sign Autographs, Sample Signature Sub Sandwich, Introduce Fans to Must-Have Meal for Lunch Date:    Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 Time:    1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Where: Morrocroft Village Harris Teeter 6701 Morrison Boulevard Charlotte, N.C. 28211 Interviews are available.  Live shots are welcomed! Tuesday, Sept. 30, Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil will […]

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Sainsbury’s salt research: Nearly half of Brits (42%) don’t monitor their salt intake

LONDON, 2014-9-22— /EPR Retail News/ — New salt research released today by Sainsbury’s to mark their support of the Government’s Responsibility Deal new salt pledges, shows that nearly half of Brits (42%) don’t monitor their salt intake and fewer than one in 10 (9%) monitor it strictly, while a further 43% don’t know the recommended […]

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Renowned French Chef Daniel Boulud launches new line of smoked salmon available exclusively at Whole Foods Market stores

Three flavors of DANIEL BOULUD SMOKED SALMON – responsibly sourced and expertly crafted, hits store shelves throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut New York, NY, 2014-9-19— /EPR Retail News/ — Renowned French Chef Daniel Boulud, in collaboration with Markus Draxler of Solex Fine Foods and Catsmo Artisan Smokehouse, has launched a new line of smoked […]

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Starbucks and the Seahawks team up to raise money for A Better Seattle

SEATTLE, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — As long-time supporters of the Seattle community, Starbucks and the Seahawks are teaming up to raise money for A Better Seattle (ABS) an initiative founded by Head Coach Pete Carroll who believes in helping people be the best they can be on and off the field. ABS partners with […]

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New Starbucks® app for Android™ free and available for download at Google Play

SEATTLE, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Through the new Starbucks® app for Android™, customers in the U.S., U.K. and Canada can now experience a streamlined design, including “Shake to Pay,” and easy access to their account and My Starbucks Rewards® information. Additionally, customers can now recognize their barista with a tip from their Android™ or […]

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Tesco to supply 40,000 boxes of nutritious cereal to breakfast club charity Magic Breakfast for children to start the day with healthy meal

Cheshunt, England, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Thousands of children are set to benefit from a brand new charity partnership between Tesco and breakfast club charity Magic Breakfast. Magic Breakfast provides free food to over 8,500 school children in more than 250 primary schools every day, helping to make sure pupils don’t start their morning lessons […]

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Carrefour Italia opened its first supermarket Carrefour Market “Gourmet” in Milan

MILAN, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Italia opened its first supermarket Carrefour Market “Gourmet”. Located in Piazza Gramsci 13 in Milan, this innovative store offers a selection of Italian excellence in all the food sectors in a convenience of a neighborhood supermarket. Fruits and vegetable products of the season produced on the spot, fresh […]

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