AH zet bloemetjes buiten met Moestuintjesactie

Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Mar-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — De lente is begonnen, een mooie tijd om weer aan de slag te gaan met moestuinieren. Daarom kan er vanaf maandag bij Albert Heijn gespaard worden voor moestuintjes, dit jaar ook met bloemen! Iedereen, groene vingers of niet, kan vol goede moed aan de slag want de AH […]

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Seven store openings in February: Savemore Market takes rapid expansion in southern Philippines

Seven store openings in February: Savemore Market takes rapid expansion in southern Philippines   Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Mar-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Savemore Market, the neighborhood store format of SM Markets, takes rapid expansion to a whole new level by opening seven new stores in February largely in the provincial areas to reach thousands […]

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O’KEY Group names Miodrag Borojevic as its new CEO of hypermarket and supermarket business

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Mar-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — O’KEY Group (LSE: OKEY), one of the leading food retailers in Russia, today (22 March 2017) announced the appointment of Miodrag Borojevic as its new Chief Executive Officer of hypermarket and supermarket business. He will be succeeding Heigo Kera from May 2017. The Board of Directors would like […]

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SPAR Hungary opens new hypermarket in Pest; creating 100 new jobs

Hungary, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ —SPAR Hungary invested more than €12.8 million in the development of the new store, creating 100 new jobs. Located in the county of Pest, the latest hypermarket is part of a new shopping centre which was designed using environmentally friendly technology and is located at a busy motorway intersection. As […]

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INTERSPAR Austria donates €92,000 to SOS Children’s Villages to help provide shelter and care for abandoned and orphaned children

Austria, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — INTERSPAR has been an important partner of the Austrian charity, SOS Children’s Villages, for 12 years. The company recently donated €92,000 to the organisation, which provides shelter and care for abandoned, destitute and orphaned children. To raise this money, INTERSPAR ran a campaign called ‘Every move counts’, whereby […]

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SpartanNash announces the promotion of Bill Jacobs to VP, Treasury and Corporate Development

SpartanNash announces the promotion of Bill Jacobs to VP, Treasury and Corporate Development   Byron Center, MI, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) announced today (Mar 22, 2017) that Bill Jacobs has been promoted to Vice President, Treasury and Corporate Development, effective immediately. Mr. Jacobs has been with SpartanNash for nearly 24 years, […]

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Kroger appointments: Joe Grieshaber as president of Fred Meyer Stores and Dan De La Rosa as president of Columbus division

CINCINNATI, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (March 20, 2017) announced Joe Grieshaber has been named president of Fred Meyer Stores, replacing Jeff Burt, who resigned today to pursue other interests. Mr. Grieshaber has been serving as president of Kroger’s Columbus division. Succeeding Mr. Grieshaber will be Dan De La […]

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Colruyt Group launches the Xtra loyalty card

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today ( March 20, 2017), Colruyt Group launched the Xtra loyalty card. This is a single loyalty card which, from April 4th, can be used by a massive 3.7 million customers in over 600 shops and collection points comprising Colruyt, OKay, Bio-Planet, Spar Colruyt Group, Collect&Go, Dreamland, Dreambaby […]

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GESUNDE ENTWICKLUNG DER MIGROS BASEL   Basel, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Im Jahr 2016 ist der Umsatz der Migros Basel im Kerngeschäft bei einer durchschnittlichen Minusteuerung von 0.6 Prozent real um 0.3 Prozent gewachsen. Obwohl leicht weniger Kunden zu verzeichnen waren, stieg der durchschnittliche Warenkorb. So konnte die Migros Basel trotz schwierigen Rahmenbedingungen […]

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Carrefour Banque creates a new way of “consuming” banking services with the launch of C-zam

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first self-service current account that anyone can open, and which is not subject to income conditions. Starting on 18 April 2017, consumers will have access to a completely new type of product: • C-zam, the first self-service current account that anyone can open and activate online, and which […]

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Tesco announces changes to its Executive Committee and International Leadership team

CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today (20 Mar 2017) announced changes to its Executive Committee and International Leadership team. After 38 years of distinguished service to Tesco, Trevor Masters, CEO Tesco International, will leave the business at the end of May. Trevor began his Tesco career as a teenage management […]

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Wegmans Food Markets to open stores in Hanover, NJ on July 23 and in Montvale, NJ on Sept. 24

Hiring and training are ongoing at both locations and a culinary recruitment event will be held Monday, March 27, from 2 to 6 p.m.  ROCHESTER, NY, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets announced today (March 21, 2017) the grand opening dates for its two locations in Northern New Jersey. Wegmans Hanover, a […]

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Price Chopper Supermarkets to host Kosher Open House just in time for Passover

Colonie, NY, 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just in time for Passover, Price Chopper Supermarkets will be hosting a Kosher Open House to highlight the breadth of its everyday kosher offer as well as the more than 1,000 Kosher-for-Passover products available for the pending holiday. Kosher store teammates and kosher trade partners will provide samples […]

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Tops Friendly Markets announces cooking classes at its Tops Cooking School

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, western Vermont, and north central Massachusetts is pleased to be able to offer a wide variety of cooking classes at its Tops Cooking School to appeal to the chef in all of us. From heart […]

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Kroger’s Michigan division ratifies new labor agreement with Local 876

NOVI, Mich., 2017-Mar-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (March 16, 2017) announced that associates working at 103 stores in the company’s Michigan division have ratified a new labor agreement with Local 876. “We are pleased to reach an agreement that is good for our associates. This new contract provides wage […]

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Albert Heijn breidt aanbod glutenvrije producten flink uit

Albert Heijn breidt aanbod glutenvrije producten flink uit   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Mar-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vanaf vandaag breidt Albert Heijn het aanbod glutenvrije eigen merk producten flink uit. De nieuwe producten zijn herkenbaar aan het ‘Vrij van Gluten’ label en spelen in op de wensen van een sterk groeiende groep consumenten die glutenvrij eet. […]

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SPAR South Africa and Mr Price Group Reduce Youth Unemployment With New Initiative

South Africa, 2017-Mar-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR South Africa is working together with Mr Price Group to reduce youth unemployment. Invaluable retail work experience will be gained through MRP Foundation’s skills development initiative. The programme, Jump Start, empowers unemployed youth with entry level skills and links them to job opportunities in its retail […]

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Hannaford’s Help Fight Hunger Campaign raises $1.3M For Local Pantries and Food Banks

Scarborough, Maine, 2017-Mar-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hannaford Supermarkets today (03/15/2017) announced that it will soon deliver more than 11,500 cases of food to hunger relief organizations, as the final piece of its Hannaford Helps Fight Hunger campaign.  The program raised more than $1.3 in food and cash for local pantries and food banks. The […]

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Carrefour Spain Creates 5300 Jobs in 2017

Spain, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Spain expects to create stable employment for over 5,300 people during 2017. Its commitment to employment for young people will continue form part of its identity again this year, as well as digital skills  to support the strategy of the company’s strategy in its transformation towards multi-channel commerce. […]

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MIGROS: FABRICE ZUMBRUNNEN NEUER PRÄSIDENT DER GENERALDIREKTION DES MIGROS-GENOSSENSCHAFTS-BUNDES   Zurich, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Unter der Leitung von Andrea Broggini hat die Verwaltung des Migros-Genossenschafts-Bundes (MGB) an ihrer Sitzung vom 16. März 2017 den 47-jährigen Westschweizer Fabrice Zumbrunnen als Nachfolger von Herbert Bolliger zum Präsidenten der Generaldirektion MGB ernannt. Herbert Bolliger wird […]

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Whole Foods Market commits to rigorous sustainability and traceability requirements for all canned tuna sold in its grocery aisle

Company is first national retailer to create storewide requirements spanning grocery products and prepared foods items AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — By January 2018, all canned tuna sold at Whole Foods Market will meet rigorous sustainability and traceability requirements that aim to reduce overfishing and bycatch, and support fishing communities. The new sourcing […]

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BJ’s Wholesale Club welcomes Dawn Albright as general manager of its new Club in Summerville, SC

CHARLESTON, S.C., 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Wholesale Club today (March 15, 2017) announced that Dawn Albright has been appointed general manager of its new Club in Summerville, SC. “We are thrilled to have Dawn help us lead our new Club in Summerville,” said Gina Iacovone, senior vice president of field operations at BJ’s Wholesale […]

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2017 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give tickets now available online

2017 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give tickets now available online   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tickets to the 2017 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give held June 13-18 at Blythefield Country Club are now available online. General admission weekly tickets cost $25, and general admission daily tickets cost $10. […]

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ITALY: DESPAR Maiora announces winners of its three-month-long online competition, Click and Win

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Italy Partner, DESPAR Maiora, has revealed the winners of its three-month-long online competition, Click and Win. The fun and innovative campaign was run by SPAR in Southern and Central Italy. The competition was hosted on DESPAR Maiora’s Facebook page and customers could play once a day […]

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Carrefour Belgium launches Android Pay

BELGIUM, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Belgium is proud to be the first major retailer in the country to take payments by smartphone[1] using the Android Pay app that Google launched in Belgium on 7 March. Android Pay can now be used in nearly 600 Carrefour stores (45 Carrefour hypermarkets, most Market stores, Easy […]

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Tesco launches online ‘food waste hotline’ to help suppliers and growers identify food waste hotspots

CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has launched an innovative, online ‘food waste hotline’, to help make it easier for suppliers and growers to pinpoint ongoing food waste hotspots, and work with the retailer in tackling them. The ‘hotline’ is accessible to all Tesco suppliers via the retailer’s online Supplier Network, a resource […]

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Grupo EROSKI y Grupo DIA refuerzan su alianza abriendo nuevos ejes de colaboración

ELORRIO (BIZKAIA), España, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Grupo EROSKI y Grupo DIA han firmado un acuerdo de intenciones para la implementación de un nuevo proyecto focalizado en el desarrollo de sus productos de marca propia para maximizar la relación calidad-precio ofrecida al consumidor. El acuerdo consiste en una nueva colaboración entre ambas compañías […]

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EROSKI extiende a Álava el servicio ‘click & drive’ de recogida de los pedidos online con el coche

El servicio gratuito que ofrece en el hipermercado EROSKI Boulevard ha supuesto una inversión de 40.000 € y la creación de dos puestos de trabajo Click & Drive combina la facilidad de la compra online con la recogida del pedido sin salir del coche en el aparcamiento del hipermercado tan solo cuatro horas después de […]

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Asda announces hourly pay increase as part of new contract offer to store colleagues in Great Britain

Asda to offer its colleagues a base rate of £8.50 p/h – £1p/h over the Government’s incoming National Living Wage. New contract offer benefits customers by including greater levels of flexibility to put the right colleagues in the right place at the right time. 95% of Asda colleagues estimated to be better off under the […]

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Ahold Delhaize subsidiaries reach agreements to divest five stores and one project in Belgium

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize today announced its Belgian subsidiaries have reached agreements to divest five stores and one project in Belgium. The divestments are made to comply with the conditions the Belgian Competition Authority (BCA) attached to its approval of the merger of Ahold and Delhaize Group in 2016. […]

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