Waitrose lowers the price of women’s sanitary products by five per cent

London, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose has today ( 8 August 2017) announced that over the course of this week it will lower the price of women’s sanitary products by five per cent, removing the cost of VAT. This will improve affordability for customers and will cover 97 products, including both branded and own-label […]

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Asda reaffirms commitment to offering ‘not for profit’ IVF service in its Pharmacies across the UK

Asda Pharmacy’s not-for-profit IVF drugs cost £1374 per cycle With over 255 in store pharmacies offering the service nationwide, potential parents across the UK are able to access treatment Not for profit service ensures affordable and accessible IVF medication is available to everyone LEEDS, England, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — As cuts to NHS […]

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SNAC International announced as pavilion partner for the 2018 NGA Show

Trade association representing international snack industry to showcase 600 square foot pavilion of snack manufacturers and marketers ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association, the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, today (August 8, 2017) announced SNAC International, the trade association representing the snack industry, will be a pavilion partner for […]

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DIE MIGROS IM FRISCHEN KLEID

DIE MIGROS IM FRISCHEN KLEID   Schönbühl, Switzerland, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Am Donnerstag, 10. August 2017, wird der umfangreiche Umbau der Migros Unterentfelden abgeschlossen sein: Ab dann wird sich das Center im frischen und modernen Kleid präsentieren. Das Angebot wurde erweitert und auch ein Migros-Restaurant gehört seit April zum umfassenden Angebot von […]

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Meijer voluntarily recalls its Wave Zone One Piece Zip Infant Swimsuits due to possible choking hazard

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is announcing a voluntary recall of its Wave Zone One Piece Zip Infant Swimsuits produced and sold exclusively at Meijer. Meijer recently recalled approximately 22,246 of the Wave Zone One-Piece Zip Swimsuits because the snaps on the bottom of the suit can detach and pose […]

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Swedish ICA stores sales increased by 1.9% in July 2017 vs. same period last year

Solna, Sweden, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales in the Swedish ICA stores increased by 1.9% in July 2017 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 1.2%. July 2017 January –July 2017 Store sales excl. VAT Mkr Change  all stores Change like-for-like Mkr Change  all stores Change like-for-like Maxi ICA […]

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SPAR Ireland promotes healthy lifestyle through SPAR FitLive running series

SPAR Ireland promotes healthy lifestyle through SPAR FitLive running series   Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — A SPAR-sponsored running event took place recently in Dublin’s Phoenix Park. Over 3,000 people participated in the 5 and 10k races, many of whom were taking part in an official run for the first time. The […]

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Tops Monopoly Collect and Win: The VIP Chef Experience with Julie Taboulie prize awarded to Rochester resident

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Aug-08 — /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 announce that it will awarded one of its largest prizes in the Monopoly Collect and Win to a Rochester resident. The VIP Chef Experience with […]

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Tesco: new ‘Bag for Life’ to replace single use carrier bags; sales of the bag will fund community projects across Britain

Tesco: new ‘Bag for Life’ to replace single use carrier bags; sales of the bag will fund community projects across Britain   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Aug-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today ( 08 Aug 2017 ) announced that from 28 August single use carrier bags will be replaced by a new ‘Bag for Life’ made […]

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MIGROS: EIN JAHR WELLE 7 AM HAUPTBAHNHOF BERN

MIGROS: EIN JAHR WELLE 7 AM HAUPTBAHNHOF BERN   Schönbühl, Switzerland, 2017-Aug-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Am 8. August 2016 eröffnete die Migros Aare die Welle 7 am Bahnhof Bern. Inzwischen hat sich das Center gut etabliert. Um die Bedürfnisse der Pendlerinnen und Pendler noch besser abzudecken, wurden und werden kontinuierlich Anpassungen vorgenommen. Auch […]

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Asda: a further 35% of UK customers claim they prefer eating international foods over classic British meals

Brits travel the world with their taste buds every day, eating 6 international dishes – Fajitas knock curry off the top spot as the nation’s favourite international meal – Sales of international foods have increased 40% in the last 12 weeks at one leading retailer LEEDS, England, 2017-Aug-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — On average, […]

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Whole Foods Market 365 opens new store in Santa Monica, Wednesday, Aug. 9

Offers convenient, quality-meets-value experience, Groundwork Coffee, Asian Box LOS ANGELES, 2017-Aug-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The fifth Whole Foods Market 365 opens Wednesday, Aug. 9, at 9 a.m. in Santa Monica, CA at 2121 Cloverfield Blvd at Pico.  Regular store hours are 7 a.m. – 10 p.m., seven days a week. This will be the second Whole […]

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Meijer expands its natural pet food assortment with the addition of Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula® line of products

Retailer expands pet food assortment; adds brand previously available at specialty retailers only GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Aug-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer announced today (August 7, 2017) that it is expanding its assortment of natural pet food with the addition of Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula® line of products. Beginning today, Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula […]

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Foodstuffs New Zealand launches new fleet of 100 percent electric vans

A new fleet of 100 percent electric vans is cruising around New Zealand, branded with New World, PAK’nSAVE and Four Square logos. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Aug-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs New Zealand officially launched the fleet at a ceremony attended by Foodstuffs New Zealand Managing Director, Steve Anderson and MP for Selwyn Amy […]

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Lenta earns A+ (RU) credit rating with “Stable” outlook from ACRA

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, today (3 August 2017) announced that the ACRA has assigned A+ (RU) credit rating to Lenta LLC. The outlook on the ratings is “Stable”. The rating is under the National Scale for the Russian […]

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SPAR Hungary completes renewal and renovation of two supermarkets in Budapest as part of its store modernisation program

Hungary, 2017-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Hungary recently renewed two stores in Budapest with a budget of more than 500 million HUF (€1.6 million). The SPAR Partner is constantly monitoring and meeting customer demands and store modernisation forms an important part of this. During the first half of this year, SPAR Hungary implemented major […]

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Schnucks teams up with the Gateway Arch Park Foundation to host an eclipse party in downtown St. Louis

Grocer is partnering with Gateway Arch Park Foundation for an eclipse party in downtown St. Louis! ST. LOUIS, 2017-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Monday, Aug. 21 at approximately 1:18 p.m., the St. Louis metropolitan area will experience its first TOTAL solar eclipse since 1442 – 50 years before Columbus sailed the ocean blue. […]

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Sprouts Farmers Market Q2 2017 results: Net sales of $1.2 billion; a 15% increase from the same period in 2016

PHOENIX, 2017-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM) today ( 8/3/2017) reported results for the 13-week second quarter ended July 2, 2017. Second Quarter Highlights: Net sales of $1.2 billion; a 15% increase from the same period in 2016 Comparable store sales growth of 1.4% and two-year comparable store sales growth of […]

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Carrefour Spain opens new Supeco store located at Leganés

Carrefour Spain opens new Supeco store located at Leganés   Spain, 2017-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new Supeco has opened its doors to the public in Leganés. Forty-six people work in the new centre, in addition to which, the company estimates that new store opening has generated indirect employment for over 90 more people […]

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Carrefour opens hypermarket store in São Paulo in the new Jardim Pamplona Shopping Center

Carrefour opens hypermarket store in São Paulo in the new Jardim Pamplona Shopping Center   São Paulo, 2017-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Carrefour inaugurates an hypermarket store in São Paulo in the new Jardim Pamplona Shopping Center. The store has more than 5,600m2 and an assortment of about 34,000 products, with special emphasis on […]

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Whole Foods Market 365 to open new store at Santa Monica on August 9

LOS ANGELES, 2017-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market 365 Santa Monica opens Wednesday, August 9 at 9 a.m., in Santa Monica at 2121 Cloverfield Blvd. at Pico. Regular store hours are 7 a.m. – 10 p.m., seven days a week. The first 365 shoppers will receive coffee, pastries and reusable shopping bags and the first 100 will […]

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Fipronil: REWE Group nimmt Konsumeier aus Niederlanden vorsorglich aus dem Verkauf

Fipronil: REWE Group nimmt Konsumeier aus Niederlanden vorsorglich aus dem Verkauf   Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seit Sonntag gibt es Erkenntnisse darüber, dass mit Fipronil belastete Eier aus dem Ausland nach Deutschland gelangt sind. Die REWE Group erklärt zu den immer neuen Erkenntnissen: „Die REWE Group nimmt noch heute bei allen […]

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SPAR celebrates 85th anniversary in the Netherlands

Netherlands, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — This year, SPAR celebrates its 85th anniversary. In the Netherlands, where the brand was founded back in 1932, this is being celebrated with a new brand building campaign and a new e-commerce platform. At a store level, the campaign is being carried out with an updated look-and-feel for […]

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METRO enters ready-to-cook meals market; will acquire majority interest in MissFresh Inc.

Montreal, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — METRO INC. (TSX: MRU) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority interest in MissFresh Inc., a Montreal company specializing in the delivery of ready-to-cook meals. Ever-responsive to industry trends, METRO is thereby positioning itself in a growing market: the online sale of […]

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Whole Foods Market: 25 percent off on all supplements from Aug. 11 to 13

Whole Foods Market: 25 percent off on all supplements from Aug. 11 to 13   All brands of vitamins, minerals, protein powders and other supplements 25 percent off AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — From Aug. 11 to 13, all supplements at Whole Foods Market will be 25 percent off. This sale includes […]

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BILLA Nachhaltigkeit: Insektenhotels bringen BILLA Wiesen zum Blühen

Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Im Zuge der Initiative „Blühendes Österreich“ wurden auf dem Gelände der BILLA Filialen Vösendorf und Traiskirchen Insektenhotels errichtet. Damit bald vermehrt Wildbienen summen und Blüten bestäubt werden und so die heimische Flora rund um die BILLA Filialen zum Blühen gebracht wird. Die Übergabe erfolgte durch BILLA Vertriebsdirektor Josef […]

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SM Supermarket wins Philippine Retailers Association’s Best Supermarket award for 2016

SM Supermarket wins Philippine Retailers Association’s Best Supermarket award for 2016   Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Supermarket brought home the Philippine Retailers Association’s (PRA) Best Supermarket award for 2016 at the recently concluded 20th Outstanding Filipino Retailers and Shopping Centers of the Year Awards. The PRA Award is one […]

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John Lewis Partnership announces five retail tech startups for JLAB 2017

John Lewis Partnership announces five retail tech startups for JLAB 2017   Selected startups include a smart grocery shopping app, a new addressing system and a software which uses artificial intelligence to predict footfall   Finalists will have access to investment of up to £100,000 and 12 weeks’ mentoring Female-led startups set to be strongly […]

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Albert Heijn opent vierde logistiek centrum voor online groei

Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Binnenkort opent Albert Heijn een nieuw logistiek centrum in Eindhoven, specifiek voor online bestelde boodschappen. Dit zogenaamde Home Shop Center (HSC) is het vierde HSC van de supermarktketen, en, inclusief alle lokale HUB’s, de 25ste locatie voor de bezorging van online bestelde boodschappen. Vanuit het HSC in Eindhoven worden […]

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The Florida Grocers Association hosted The 1st Annual Florida Best Bagger Competition

The Florida Grocers Association hosted The 1st Annual Florida Best Bagger Competition   TALLAHASSEE, FL, 2017-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Florida Grocers Association (FGA), a division of the Florida Retail Federation, hosted an event to identify Florida’s best bagger of groceries among Sunshine State grocery industry employees. The 1st Annual Florida Best Bagger […]

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