SPAR Italy partner Maiora opens its newest store in the city of Bari

Italy, 2017-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Maiora, SPAR Partner for South-East and Central Italy, is delighted with customer reactions to their newest store, located at the main railway station in the city of Bari. Catering to the 38,000 commuters each day, this store is the first convenience supermarket located on the main platform of […]

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Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice to open its 24th store in Washington

PORTLAND, Ore., 2017-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice, a warehouse-format store that has catered to the foodservice industry for more than 60 years, will open a new store in Wenatchee, WA on August 12. Located at 200 Ferry Street, the Wenatchee store will be Cash&Carry’s 24th in Washington and 63rd in the Western United States. Offering a wide range of […]

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Asda reveals its THREE Christmas trends, and unveils over 150 new products in preparation for the season

Asda reveals its THREE Christmas trends, and unveils over 150 new products in preparation for the season   Asda reveals its top three Christmas trends Try Christmas feasts infused with botanical gin Move over pigs in blankets, deer in duvets are coming! Bring on the Christmas pudding stuffing LEEDS, England, 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

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Asda appoints the world’s first ‘Sommeasier’ and created the ‘Sommeasier’s Guide to Wine’

Asda appoints the world’s first ‘Sommeasier’ and created the ‘Sommeasier’s Guide to Wine’   Over a third of UK drinkers always stick to the same bottle of wine 15% of us spend less than 10 seconds picking a bottle as ‘wine fright’ takes over 42% find wine jargon confusing and misunderstand commonly used terms Asda […]

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SUPERVALU’s common stock will trade on the NYSE on a split-adjusted basis beginning on August 2, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS, 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU) (the “Company”) today (07/20/2017) announced a 1-for-7 reverse split of its common stock, effective as of the close of business on August 1, 2017. Beginning on August 2, 2017, the Company’s common stock will trade on the NYSE on a split-adjusted basis. At the […]

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Martins Group reaches 100 thousand employee milestone

Lisbon, 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the year in which it is celebrating a history of 225 years, the Jerónimo Martins Group has reached the 100 thousand employee milestone. Biedronka, the leading supermarket chain in Poland, is responsible for over two thirds of the Group’s total universe of employees. Over the last few […]

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Wawa adds Cold Brew coffee to its hand-crafted specialty beverage program

Wawa, PA, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wawa is thrilled to announce that delicious Cold Brew coffee is now available in all stores chain-wide as part of Wawa’s hand-crafted specialty beverage program. Available in two flavors of traditional black or sweet cream and both 16 oz. and 24 oz. sizes, Wawa Cold Brew incorporates a […]

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Lenta reports of total sales grew 16.3% in 2Q 2017 to Rub 85.6bn

Lenta sales and operating highlights for the second quarter ended 30 une 2016 St-Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta Ltd, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA / “Lenta” or the “Company”) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the Company’s consolidated sales and operating results for the second quarter ended […]

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SPAR Academy in Vienna announces additional training series for apprentices as part of ‘Fairtrade-Ambassador’ project

SPAR Academy in Vienna announces additional training series for apprentices as part of ‘Fairtrade-Ambassador’ project   The SPAR Academy in Vienna has been cooperating with Fairtrade Austria for 15 years and in 2016 had set itself the goal of becoming the first commercial vocational school in Austria with a Fairtrade award. Vienna, Austria, 2017-Jul-20 — […]

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SPAR UK partners donate hours of employee time to support youth project in South Wales

SPAR UK partners donate hours of employee time to support youth project in South Wales   An army of 40 volunteers from Blakemore Trade Partners has donated 520 hours of employee time supporting a youth project in South Wales. South Wales, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Volunteers from the division’s Trading Department rolled up […]

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SPAR Spain highlights programmes supported by partners

SPAR Spain highlights programmes supported by partners   SPAR in Spain support many initiatives on an ongoing basis; here we highlight two recent programmes which were supported by partners. Spain, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Approximately 350,000 children in Spain are considered to be in need of supplementary nutrition to meet their daily needs. […]

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Tesco partners with Disney to launch DVDs and Blu-ray format of the latest blockbuster, Beauty and the Beast

Tesco partners with Disney to launch DVDs and Blu-ray format of the latest blockbuster, Beauty and the Beast   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has joined forces with Disney in a move to revive interest in DVDs and Blu-ray with the launch of an exclusive new format of the latest blockbuster, […]

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Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money research: UK holidaymakers plan to spend £836 million more this summer than this time last year

Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money research: UK holidaymakers plan to spend £836 million more this summer than this time last year   The sum of the top five currencies bought from Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money in the first five months of 2017 was 26 per cent higher than the same period in 2016 London, 2017-Jul-19 — […]

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Marine Conservation Society and Waitrose partners to fight plastic beach pollution

UK’s leading marine charity joins forces with supermarket to fight plastic beach pollution London, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The UK’s leading marine charity, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) and supermarket, Waitrose, have joined forces to create a new series of beach and river clean events to get more people than ever before cleaning […]

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Más de 189.900 escolares han participado en la Escuela de Alimentación de EROSKI durante el curso 2016-2017

Más de 189.900 escolares han participado en la Escuela de Alimentación de EROSKI durante el curso 2016-2017    Casi el 10% de los escolares de 2º y 3er ciclo de primaria de España, a los que se dirige el programa, ha intervenido en la iniciativa  El 20% de los centros escolares de Educación Primaria de […]

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Alexandre Bompard appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Groupe Carrefour

Alexandre Bompard appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Groupe Carrefour   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — At the meeting of Carrefour Group’s Board of Directors of today (07/18/2017), Georges Plassat confirmed his intention to retire. The Board of Directors co-opted Alexandre Bompard to replace Georges Plassat as a member […]

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Whole Foods Market to open its twelfth New York City location in Harlem on Friday, July 21

5% of opening day sales will benefit Harlem Grown’s local health education programs NEW YORK, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market will officially open the doors of its twelfth New York City location in Harlem on Friday, July 21. The 40,000-square-foot store, located at 100 West 125th Street in the heart of Central […]

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Auchan Retail announces Executive Committee appointments

Ludovic Holinier is appointed Executive Chairman of Auchan Retail China and Non-Executive Chairman of RT Mart Taiwan, as well as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Sunart François Remy is appointed Executive Chairman of Auchan Retail Russia Oleg Alkhamov is appointed Chief Performance Officer of Auchan Retail Croix, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the […]

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Albert Heijn vernieuwt visschap

Albert Heijn vernieuwt visschap   Nieuwe verpakkingen, innovaties en meer inspiratie Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bij steeds meer consumenten ligt ’s avonds een visje op het bord. Want vis is gezond, lekker en een goed alternatief voor vlees. Toch weet niet iedereen hoe je vis bereidt en hoe je kunt variëren. […]

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New World trials online shopping app, I shop New World at Mt Roskill store

Supermarket shoppers in Mt Roskill are the first to try New World’s online shopping app, I shop New World. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs North Island has released a beta version of the app for its New World Mt Roskill customers to test, Chief Executive Chris Quin says. “We want […]

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Co-op extends its local sourcing programme following the success of the Yorkshire pilot

MANCHESTER, England, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yorkshire breweries are set to tap into estimated annual sales of more than 500,000 pints at the Co-op as the community retailer extends its local sourcing programme. A total of 23 Yorkshire breweries now supply the Co-op as part of the scheme which was piloted in the county in 2015. The […]

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Waitrose names Simon Burdess as its first Director of Food Service

London, 2017-Jul-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose has appointed Simon Burdess as its first Director of Food Service. As the supermarket develops its casual dining and grazing in branches, this newly created role will see Simon lead on the development of Waitrose’s food service offer. Simon, who will join the business in September, is […]

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EROSKI impulsa un ecosistema de desarrollo del talento e intraemprendimiento de la mano de MONDRAGON UNIBERTSITATEA

EROSKI impulsa un ecosistema de desarrollo del talento e intraemprendimiento de la mano de MONDRAGON UNIBERTSITATEA   MONDRAGON UNIBERTSITATEA y EROSKI firman un convenio para la captación y desarrollo de talento  Establece un marco de colaboración para la implantación de nuevas metodologías de gestión empresarial, transferencia de conocimiento técnico y formación continua  EROSKI aborda un […]

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Asda: Scots expected to consume 75 tonnes of strawberries this summer

Asda: Scots expected to consume 75 tonnes of strawberries this summer   75 tonnes of strawberries consumed by Scots over summer, weighing in at the same amount as twenty hippos! LEEDS, England, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Scots might not be getting the best of the summer sunshine but they are certainly making the […]

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Wegmans announces leadership team spearheading the management of its Hanover store opening July 23

Hanover, NJ, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets today (July 14, 2017) announced the leadership team spearheading the management of its Hanover store, opening July 23 at 34 Sylvan Way near the intersection of I-287 & NJ Route 10. The Hanover leadership team consists of the store manager, executive chef, pharmacy area manager, […]

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Whole Foods Market announces 20% off on the new “Sommelier Selects” wines

Whole Foods Market announces 20% off on the new “Sommelier Selects” wines   All Sommelier Selects seasonal wines 20 percent off July 21 through 23 AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Between July 21 and 23, Whole Foods Market is featuring wines from the new “Sommelier Selects” program  at 20 percent off the […]

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Whole Foods Market and The Bread Lab at Drexel University to create fresh-milled breads from recipes by Chef Marc Vetri

Chef Marc Vetri created recipes with exceptional flours from Castle Valley Mill in Doylestown, PA Philadelphia, Pa., 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is partnering with The Bread Lab at Drexel University to create flavorful, fresh-milled breads made from recipes by Chef Marc Vetri and Vetri Head Baker Claire Kopp McWilliams that utilize […]

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Food Lion expands “Local Goodness” campaign

Food Lion expands “Local Goodness” campaign   Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Locally sourced products are a key part of Food Lion’s heritage, and that strong relationship with close-to-home producers is at the center of the U.S. brand’s highly successful “Local Goodness” marketing and merchandising campaign. Launched in North Carolina in 2016, the […]

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Meijer spring Simply Give campaign raised more than $3 million; the most successful campaign in its 9-year history

Spring campaign generated more than $3 million for Midwest food pantries GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Meijer spring Simply Give campaign set a record with more than $3 million – or 33 million meals – to stock the shelves of food pantries across the Midwest, making it the most successful campaign in […]

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Price Chopper/Market 32 fundraising campaign raises $51,497 for Prevent Child Abuse New York

Schenectady, NY, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Chopper/Market 32’s raised awareness and $51,497 in funds for Prevent Child Abuse New York through a month-long campaign where customers could make $1 or $5 donations at the register. In addition to the donations at the checkout, the Golub Corporation kicked off the campaign with a […]

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