Starbucks announces first two winners of Starbucks for Life

SEATTLE, 2014-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — With his car in the shop for the day, Larry stopped by a Starbucks in Chicago’s Willis Tower to grab something for the train ride home. “That was a good move,” he said. Mary often arrives at work in Portland, Oregon with a Starbucks beverage in her hand. […]

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Sainsbury’s backs six British farmer and grower projects at its annual farming conference

Sainsbury’s is backing six British farmer and grower projects, the retailer announced at its annual farming conference. From hen welfare to apple packaging, the ‘Big Data’ projects are set to provide insights and information that will help to develop successful products, services and innovative farming practices. LONDON, 2014-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — These pioneering […]

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Carolina Hurricanes center Riley Nash teams up with Harris Teeter to debut his personally designed Signature Sub Sandwich

Nash to Sign Autographs, Sample Signature Sub Sandwich, Introduce Fans to Must-Have Meal for Lunch Date:       Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 Time:       5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Where:    North Hills East Harris Teeter 120-100 St. Albans Dr. Raleigh, N.C. 27609                         Interviews are available.  Live shots are welcomed! Raleigh, N.C., 2014-12-10 — /EPR […]

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Wegmans Food Markets comes up with the assortment of gluten-free treats now in the bakery departments of all Wegmans stores

ROCHESTER, NY, 2014-12-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mmmm…fresh brownies, cookies, and cupcakes! Who doesn’t love them? But for those living gluten-free, they’re off limits — unless made without gluten ingredients like wheat flour. As those who’ve tried baking with gluten-free ingredients quickly discover, getting outstanding results isn’t exactly a piece of cake! Chefs at Wegmans Food […]

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Whole Foods Market opens its new 35,000 square-foot San Jose store at 777 The Alameda (at Stockton)

EMERYVILLE, Calif., 2014-12-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market opens its new 35,000 square-foot San Jose store today at 777 The Alameda (at Stockton). San Jose City Councilmember Pierluigi Oliverio and other community stakeholders join store and regional leaders to host a bread-breaking ceremony at 9:45 a.m. Doors open at 10 a.m. Opening day programming […]

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Meijer distributed English and Spanish versions of Simply Cook to its food bank and pantry partners across the Midwest

Retailer’s cook book features recipes with ingredients frequently found on food pantry shelves GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-12-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Responding to a need expressed by its food pantry partners for nutrition education resources, Meijer developed a cook book that features food safety and meal planning tips, as well as basic recipes using ingredients frequently […]

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The Co-operative food store in Wrexham re-opens following a £340,000 transformation

MANCHESTER, UK, 2014-12-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — There are improvements in-store at The Co-operative food store in Wrexham which re-opens today (Thursday, 4 December) following a £340,000 investment to transform the shopping experience for the community. The Co-operative Group is taking a leading role in championing the bid to transform the high street in Wrexham, […]

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Starbucks introduces Mobile Order & Pay in Portland, Oregon and nationally beginning in 2015

Portland, Oregon, 2014-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks launched Mobile Order & Pay in Portland, Oregon (December 3, 2014) and expects to introduce this feature nationally beginning in 2015. Mobile Order & Pay allows customers to place orders in advance of their visit and pick them up at their chosen Starbucks® store. The mobile ordering experience […]

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Starbucks Coffee Company details five-year strategic growth plan at its biennial Investor Day

Company Forecasts Continued Strong Growth and Plans to Launch Mobile Order & Pay and Delivery in the U.S. Identifies High-Value Opportunities in China, India, Japan and Brazil Projects Revenues to Approach $30 Billion in FY2019, up from $16 Billion in FY2014 Announces Transformational Innovations to Extend Starbucks Global Leadership in Coffee, Tea, Retail Store and […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts continues to expand its on-campus presence with the opening of 10 new restaurants at 9 universities throughout the country

CANTON, Mass.,  2014-12-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, continues to expand its on-campus presence with the opening 10 new restaurants at 9 universities throughout the country. With these openings, the company now has over 65 campus locations. The list of colleges that opened a new […]

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Leading Russian food retailer X5 Retail Group’s Legal Department recognized as the best legal department in the retail category of the annual International Best Legal Department Awards

Moscow, 2014-12-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V., (“X5” or the “Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announced today that the Company’s Legal Department was recognized as the best legal department in the retail category of the annual International Best Legal Department Awards (the “Awards”). Also, X5’s corporate counsel, Vlada Yavorskaya, received the […]

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Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman teams up with Harris Teeter to debut his personally designed Signature Sub Sandwich

Charlotte, N.C., 2014-12-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Norman to Sign Autographs, Sample Signature Sub Sandwich, Introduce Fans to Must-Have Meal for Lunch Date:         Tuesday, Dec. 9, 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 […]

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Russia’s largest food retailer “Magnit” announces the opening of its 77th and 78th “Magnit Family” stores

Krasnodar, Russia, 2014-12-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — PJSC “Magnit”, Russia’s largest food retailer (the “Company”; MICEX and LSE: MGNT), is pleased to announce the opening of the new “Magnit Family” stores. Please be informed that on November 29, 2014 the Company has opened its 77th and 78th “Magnit Family” stores. The 77th “Magnit Family” store is […]

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Starbucks partners with (RED)® to raise money and awareness for the fight against AIDS on World AIDS Day for the seventh year

SEATTLE, 2014-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the seventh year, Starbucks is partnering with (RED)® to raise money and awareness for the fight against AIDS on World AIDS Day, December 1. Starbucks donations will go to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, to finance programs which deliver prevention, treatment, counseling, HIV testing and care […]

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Cheapest quality champagne Louis Delaunay now available at Tesco

Cheshunt, England, 2014-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — An award winning champagne has gone on sale for £8 across the UK – making it the cheapest quality fizz available on British high streets right now. Louis Delaunay champagne is being sold by Tesco from today for nearly a third less than its official list price […]

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X5 Retail Group launched Х5000, its pre-New Year project organized around the opening of X5’s 5,000th store

Moscow, 2014-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V., (“X5” or the “Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announced today the launch of Х5000 (the “Project”), the Company’s pre-New Year project organized around the opening of X5’s 5,000th store. The Project will mark this symbolic milestone with a number of ceremonial store […]

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Meijer unveiled tips to lower the risk from foodborne illness during the holiday meal

Meijer offers tips for food safety during the holidays GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Everyone loves the holiday meal, but according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in six people get sick each year nationwide from foodborne illness. By following a few simple tips this Thanksgiving, you can […]

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Whole Foods Market® to offer discounts of up to 35 percent on ethically traded products all weekend long in honor of Fair Friday

AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fair is the new black at Whole Foods Market – the new Black Friday, that is! As shoppers head out on the busiest shopping day of the year, the grocer will be offering discounts of up to 35 percent on ethically traded products all weekend long in honor […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts to open 63 new restaurants in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, Palm Springs and Bakersfield over the next several years

CANTON, MA, 2014-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of multi-unit store development agreements with five franchise groups for a total commitment of 63 new restaurants in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, Palm Springs and Bakersfield over the next several years. The […]

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Darden Restaurants scored 100 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI)

Orlando, Fla., 2014-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the third consecutive year, Darden Restaurants scored 100 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), one of 366 companies to do so. The HRC’s annual index is a renowned national benchmarking tool for U.S. businesses in the increasingly important issue of […]

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Harris Teeter and MillerCoors donated holiday meals to 400 military families served by Operation Homefront

Companies Partner with Operation Homefront to Provide Holiday Meals to Military Families Matthews, N.C., 2014-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Harris Teeter and MillerCoors donated holiday meals to 400 military families served by Operation Homefront.  Murphy-Goode also donated $6,000 in Harris Teeter gift cards to Operation Homefront; the gift cards will be used by military families […]

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Giant Food nutritionists’ helpful tips for staying healthy through the holiday season

Ideas for Staying Healthy During Festivities Landover, Md., 2014-11-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The team of nutritionists from Giant Food of Landover, Md. is offering helpful tips for staying healthy through the holiday season. During a time of year that often calls for numerous holiday parties, large family meals, and get-togethers, Giant’s nutritionists are reminding customers […]

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The Co-operative Food named the UK’s number one ‘Convenience Store Pizza Retailer’ of the year at the Pizza, Pasta and Italian Food Association 2014 Awards

MANCHESTER, UK, 2014-11-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Food is delighted to have been named the UK’s number one ‘Convenience Store Pizza Retailer’ of the year at the Pizza, Pasta and Italian Food Association (PAPA) 2014 Awards. Celebrating the best Italian Food industry, the prestigious accolade marks a successful year since the retailer re-launched […]

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Sainsbury’s Blanc de Blancs NV voted the best supermarket Champagne in the annual Which? Champagne and sparkling wine taste test

We are proud to announce that our own brand Blanc de Blancs NV Champagne has been voted the best supermarket Champagne in the annual Which? Champagne and sparkling wine taste test. LONDON, 2014-11-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tasted by a panel of experts, Sainsbury’s Blanc de Blancs was described as  having ‘tantalising biscuit and […]

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Marks & Spencer announces details of its five point action plan to tackle the industry-wide challenge of reducing levels of Campylobacter in whole chickens

Five point action plan rolling out across M&S supply chain M&S plan implemented since September already seeing step change in results LONDON, 2014-11-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) today announces details of its five point action plan to tackle the industry-wide challenge of reducing levels of Campylobacter in whole chickens. The […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts signs multi-unit store development agreement with ABDD Arizona to develop seven restaurants in Phoenix

CANTON, MA, 2014-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with existing franchisees, ABDD Arizona, to develop seven restaurants in Phoenix. The group’s first restaurant from this franchise agreement opened on Oct. 27 at 1543 East Bethany Home […]

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Starbucks unveiled Powermat wireless charging in approximately 200 of its stores in the San Francisco Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO, 2014-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks today unveiled Powermat wireless charging in approximately 200 of its stores in the San Francisco Bay Area.  This launch is the first step in Starbucks strategic plan to offer Powermat throughout its U.S. locations, and to explore rollouts in Europe and Asia within the year. “We […]

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Walmart’s traditional Thanksgiving meal costs 34% less than the national average according to American Farm Bureau Federation report

Walmart Offers Significant Savings on Holiday Meals Compared to National Average from American Farm Bureau Federation BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2014-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart customers shopping for a traditional Thanksgiving meal can plan a 10-person dinner for $32.64, 34 percent less than the national average of $49.41 reported by the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) today. […]

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Harris Teeter and food bank volunteers gathered at the Lowcountry Food Bank in North Charleston to assemble 1,000 Thanksgiving dinner bags for families-in-need

Families-in-Need Receive Holiday Meal Courtesy of Harris Teeter North Charleston, S.C., 2014-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, Harris Teeter associates and food bank volunteers gathered at the Lowcountry Food Bank in North Charleston to assemble 1,000 Thanksgiving dinner bags for families-in-need. Immediately following the assembly, Harris Teeter associates personally distributed the meals […]

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Whole Foods Market launches new specialty juice and smoothie bar in partnership with clean plant-based nutrition leader Vega

New specialty juice bar to open at Whole Foods Market Cambie VANCOUVER, British Columbia, 2014-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Friday, Nov. 21, shoppers at Whole Foods Market’s Cambie store will get a first look and taste of Cambie Street Juice Co., a new specialty juice and smoothie bar. Whole Foods Market is proudly launching the […]

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