New EUROSPAR store opens in Trani, southern Italy

Italy, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new EUROSPAR store has opened in Trani, a city in the Apulia region of southern Italy. Situated next to an old olive oil mill, the new modern supermarket is one of the initiatives to rejuvenate the local. The Cathedral of St. Nicholas has Unesco monument status and […]

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Carrefour Spain rolls out compressed natural gas trucks in its fleet

Carrefour Spain rolls out compressed natural gas trucks in its fleet   Spain, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Spain, is incorporating compressed natural gas trucks in its fleet to carry out deliveries of e-commerce orders together with home delivery vans with the same characteristics. These vehicles reduce nitrogen oxide (Nox) emissions by up to […]

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Carrefour announces four new food quality initiatives

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour has been a pioneer in food quality for 25 years and is continuing its work with four new initiatives. A programme to accelerate the adoption of organic farming practices, working alongside producers: as the leading general distributor of organic products in France, Carrefour is introducing a programme that […]

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GUREAK y EROSKI abren su tercer supermercado gestionado íntegramente por personas con discapacidad

GUREAK y EROSKI abren su tercer supermercado gestionado íntegramente por personas con discapacidad   El nuevo supermercado en la capital alavesa emplea a 11 personas y abrirá sus puertas al público mañana miércoles GUREAK y EROSKI continúan extendiendo el modelo de empleabilidad para personas con discapacidad, tras un balance positivo de sus dos primeras experiencias […]

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Price Rite Supermarkets to hire nearly 100 employees for its 64th store located at South Ave., Syracuse, NY

Syracuse, NY, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Supermarkets today (Feb. 21, 2017) announced that it is accepting job applications for its 64th store, the 35,000-square-foot Price Rite of South Ave., located at 611 South Ave. in Syracuse, scheduled to open in April 2017.  The supermarket chain, known for its everyday low prices, is looking […]

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RUSSIA: Lenta announces the opening of its first supermarket in Novosibirsk

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its first supermarket in Novosibirsk. The new store is a Lenta large format supermarket located in Amsterdam shopping centre at 4/1 Geodezicheskaya str., Novosibirsk. The store has a […]

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RUSSIA: Lenta announces the opening of its first hypermarket in Shakhty

With this opening, Lenta expands its network in the South region to 24 hypermarkets in 14 cities St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its first hypermarket in Shakhty. The new store is a Lenta […]

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SPAR Hungary to modernise INTERSPAR Hypermarket in Zalaegerszeg

Zalaegerszeg, Hungary, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first INTERSPAR Hypermarket in Zalaegerszeg, western Hungary, opened 17 years ago. In order to satisfy increasing customer demand, SPAR Hungary has decided to modernise the store at an investment of 1 billion HUF. The renovations will take place in two phases and will include the addition of […]

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Tesco: organic food sales increased by 15 per cent in 2016

Tesco: organic food sales increased by 15 per cent in 2016   Organic foods in Britain are experiencing the strongest growth in customer demand for over a decade. CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — While fruit and vegetables continue to be the most popular choice for shoppers, over the last 12 months the […]

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EROSKI aumenta un 20% las horas de formación de sus trabajadores en 2016

EROSKI aumenta un 20% las horas de formación de sus trabajadores en 2016   La capacitación de las personas para mejorar la atención al cliente es uno de los pilares del modelo comercial “contigo” de EROSKI Impulsar el desarrollo profesional de las personas y el empoderamiento de los equipos de trabajo en autogestión son ejes […]

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Meijer presented with 10 awards for its creative excellence in advertising at The 2017 American Advertising Awards

Meijer presented with 10 awards for its creative excellence in advertising at The 2017 American Advertising Awards   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The 2017 American Advertising (ADDY) Awards honored Meijer with 10 awards for its creative excellence in advertising, including Best in Show and Judge’s Choice. The American Advertising Federation (AdFed) […]

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$15,824 and 6,459 pounds of food donated to Food Bank of Central New York from Price Chopper and Market 32’s 2016 Check Out Hunger campaign

$15,824 and 6,459 pounds of food donated to Food Bank of Central New York from Price Chopper and Market 32’s 2016 Check Out Hunger campaign   Schenectady, NY, 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Bank of Central New York received the proceeds from Price Chopper and Market 32’s 2016 Check Out Hunger campaign, which included […]

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New Hampshire Food Bank received $2,303 and 3,289 pounds of food from Price Chopper and Market 32’s 2016 Check Out Hunger campaign

CAPTION: Front row (L-R): Marie Walker, Ashlynn Moerloos, Marguerite Malloy, Lori Mangan, Renée Perrault, Lisa Smith Dean, Kim Case, Jon Singleton, Landis Donaghy, Stephan DeBuc; middle row (L-R): Michael Salinas, Meghan Kacmarcik, Connie Miville, Mystyna Yackel Shappy, Helen Costello, Tyson Derby, Bruce Wilson; and back row (L-R): Autumn LannonGoodwin, Debra Learnard, Nick Lamy, Jayson McCarter, […]

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Price Chopper and Market 32’s annual giving program raised $8,100 and 4,058 pounds of food for The Vermont Foodbank

CAPTION: Vermont Foodbank staff and volunteers (from left to right) Jenny Brittenham-Jones, Sara Whitehair, Cassie Lindsay, Glennis Drew, Jason Maring, Renee Kievit-Kylar, Hanna Snyder, Doug Kievit-Kylar, Julie-Ann Graves, and John Sayles show their appreciation for Price Chopper/Market 32’s Check Out Hunger campaign.   Schenectady, NY, 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Vermont Foodbank received the […]

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Ende einer Ära: Das kommt bei PENNY nicht mehr in die Tüte

Ende einer Ära: Das kommt bei PENNY nicht mehr in die Tüte   Alternative Transportverpackungen und Anreizsystem für Permanenttragetaschen Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — PENNY schafft als erster Lebensmittelhändler in Deutschland nicht nur die Plastiktüte ab, sondern geht einen Schritt weiter. Denn der Discounter führt ein Anreizsystem ein, das Kunden belohnt, die […]

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PENNY schreibt Enthüllungsgeschichte fort – die Bananen-Banderole kommt

PENNY schreibt Enthüllungsgeschichte fort – die Bananen-Banderole kommt   Ab März sukzessiver Abschied von Plastikverpackung in 2.150 Filialen in ganz Deutschland Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — PENNY schlägt nach dem Ende der Plastiktüte ein weiteres Kapitel seiner „Enthüllungsgeschichten“ auf: Ab Ende März startet der Discounter damit, sukzessive nur noch Bananen zu verkaufen, […]

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GESUCH FÜR DEN UMBAU DER MIGROS SIRNACH EINGEREICHT

GESUCH FÜR DEN UMBAU DER MIGROS SIRNACH EINGEREICHT   Gossau, Switzerland, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Genossenschaft Migros Ostschweiz hat bei der Gemeinde Sirnach am 10. Februar 2017 das Baugesuch für den Umbau der Migros Sirnach eingereicht. Die Eröffnung ist für den Frühherbst 2017 geplant. Einen planmässigen Ablauf der Bewilligungsverfahren vorausgesetzt, werden die Umbauarbeiten […]

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BAUSTART FÜR DIE NEUE MIGROS AMRISWIL

BAUSTART FÜR DIE NEUE MIGROS AMRISWIL   Gossau, Switzerland, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Am 13. Februar 2017 haben die Arbeiten für den Neubau der Migros im Zentrum von Amriswil begonnen. Der Abbruch der bestehenden Gebäude startet am 20. Februar. Nach dem Abschluss der Arbeiten zur Einrichtung der Baustelle beginnen am Montag, 20. Februar 2017, […]

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Albert Heijn breidt assortiment scharrel- en biologische kip uit

Albert Heijn breidt assortiment scharrel- en biologische kip uit   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sinds kort is er in 275 winkels nog meer keuze in het schap met scharrel- en biologische kip. Naast het basisassortiment worden nieuwe ‘gemaksproducten’ geïntroduceerd zoals gemarineerde scharrelkipfilet, scharrelkip-ovenschotels, schnitzels en burgers. Albert Heijn verkoopt het meeste scharrel- […]

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Commissary Agency kicks off 150th anniversary celebration

FORT LEE, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Patrons can expect to see special promotions, contests and a lot of birthday flair as the Defense Commissary Agency and its industry partners kick off the 150th anniversary celebration of the modern commissary benefit. “From now through the actual July 1 anniversary date, commissaries worldwide will highlight […]

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RUSSIA: Lenta announces the opening of its second hypermarket in Lipetsk

With this opening, Lenta expands its network in the Central region to 23 hypermarkets in 15 cities St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its second hypermarket in Lipetsk. The new store is a […]

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FMI and GMA initiate new standard wording on packaging to reduce consumer confusion about product date labels

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a new industry-wide effort to reduce consumer confusion about product date labels, grocery manufacturers and retailers have joined together to adopt standard wording on packaging about the quality and safety of products. Currently, more than 10 different date labels on packages – such as Sell By, […]

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Kroger subsidiary The Little Clinic introduces online tool for consumers to reserve a place in line before they get to a clinic

NASHVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Little Clinic, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), continues to expand convenience and accessibility for its customers with the introduction of “We’ll Hold Your Spot,” an online tool that allows consumers to reserve a place in line before they get to a clinic. The […]

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The Kroger to host 4Q 2016 investors conference call on Thursday, March 2, 2017

CINCINNATI, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) will host a conference call with investors on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 10 a.m. (ET) to discuss financial results for the fourth quarter 2016. The presentation will be broadcast online at ir.kroger.com. Click on “Quarterly Results” to access the event. An on-demand […]

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Kroger among top U.S. corporations for inclusion by Omnikal

CINCINNATI, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is honored to be named one of the top U.S. corporations for inclusion by Omnikal (formerly Diversity Business). Kroger was ranked 8th in the Omni50, which is a ranking of the top 50 corporate buyers of multicultural products and services throughout the U.S. […]

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SPAR Georgia opens new store in Ortachala

Georgia, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ —We’re still in single week count of the new year and SPAR Georgia has already opened a new store, this time in a suburb of Tbilisi called Ortachala. The new SPAR Supermarket is a conversion of an existing store and is 234m2 in size. Its destination departments include a […]

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SPAR opens three new stores in Baku, Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Azerbaijan was the second country in the Caucasus to join SPAR, with the first store opening in the capital city, Baku, in December 2015. At the end of 2016, three more SPAR stores were launched in different parts of the capital. The three new stores are: SPAR […]

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SPAR Ireland announces new €1 million advertising campaign for its healthy eating initiative, SPAR Better Choices

Ireland, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — An investment of more than €1 million has gone into SPAR Ireland’s new advertising campaign to showcase its healthy eating initiative, SPAR Better Choices. The campaign includes the launch of two adverts, one featuring Republic of Ireland football captain, Seamus Coleman, and the other featuring model and mum-of-two, […]

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IGA announces reach | influence as IGA 2017 Red Oval Partner of the Year

LAS VEGAS, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — IGA today (Feb. 15, 2017) announced reach | influence was named IGA 2017 Red Oval Partner of the Year at the IGA Awards of Excellence Brunch on Sunday, Feb. 12 at the IGA Global Rally, held at the Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Feb. 10 through 12. […]

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Bozzuto’s Inc named IGA 2017 Licensed Distribution Center of the Year

LAS VEGAS, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — IGA today (Feb. 14, 2017) announced Bozzuto’s Inc was named IGA 2017 Licensed Distribution Center of the Year at the IGA Awards of Excellence Brunch on Sunday, Feb. 12 at the IGA Global Rally, held at the Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Feb. 10 through 12. Bozzuto’s Inc. […]

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