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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2017 IGA International Retailers of the Year announced

LAS VEGAS, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — IGA today (Feb. 13, 2017) announced four independent retailers from around the globe were named 2017 IGA International Retailers of the Year during the IGA Awards of Excellence Brunch on Sunday, Feb. 12 at the IGA Global Rally, held at the Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas […]

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Colruyt opens newly renovated store in Mortsel

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 15 February, the renovated Colruyt store in Mortsel will open its doors after a few months of renovation work. The store has been expanded and restyled into a new‑generation Colruyt store. On Wednesday 8 March, the renovated, self-service butcher’s department will also open. New design […]

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MIGROS: EIN OBI FÜR SCHAFFHAUSEN

MIGROS: EIN OBI FÜR SCHAFFHAUSEN   Gossau, Switzerland 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Genossenschaft Migros Ostschweiz plant, im Frühling 2018 im Herblingertal einen OBI Heimwerkermarkt mit Gartencenter zu eröffnen. Bei der Stadt Schaffhausen hat sie ein entsprechendes Baugesuch eingereicht. Im Frühling 2018 möchte die Migros Ostschweiz in Herblingen einen neuen OBI eröffnen. Gut 700 […]

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Carrefour Foundation teams up with Ticket the Change for the fourth edition of its “Entrepreneur Programme”

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Having turned food into a means of tackling exclusion, the Carrefour Foundation is joining forces with Ticket the Change for the fourth edition of its “Entrepreneur Programme”. The aim is to find 50 budding entrepreneurs and leaders of projects that make a positive impact. Of the ten challenges facing […]

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Kesko Group announces Sales performance in January 2017

Helsinki, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko Group’s sales in January 2017 totalled €827.4 million, which was up 33.3%. In comparable terms, excluding the impact of business arrangements, sales in local currencies increased by 5.2%. There were two more delivery days than in the previous year. “Kesko’s sales continued to increase in January. Sales performance […]

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NGA announces top winners of its Creative Choice Awards in the Marketing and Merchandising categories

Las Vegas, NV, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) today (Feb 14, 2017) revealed this year’s top winners of its Creative Choice Awards in the Marketing and Merchandising categories.  The “Outstanding Merchandiser” and “Outstanding Marketer” titles are the highest award of the Creative Choice Awards contest. This year’s contest featured […]

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NGA 2017 Best Bagger Champion — Brady Long of Buehler’s Fresh Foods in Medina, Ohio

Las Vegas, NV, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brady Long of Buehler’s Fresh Foods, located in Medina, Ohio, defeated 22 other Best Bagger competitors from across the nation to claim a grand prize of $10,000 and the title of the National Grocers Association (NGA) Best Bagger Champion. Designed to promote supermarket employees and demonstrate a […]

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NGA & Nielsen national grocery shoppers survey: high consumer satisfaction among independent supermarkets

Las Vegas, NV, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, today (Feb 13, 2017) released topline results from its national grocery shoppers survey that was conducted by Nielsen on behalf of NGA. The survey segments data by independent shoppers from regional and national […]

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Whole Foods Market to open new store at H Street neighborhood, Washington on March 15

Store will offer exclusive local products, made-in-house specialties and a new venue by local chef Erik Bruner-Yang WASHINGTON, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market will open its newest Washington location on Wednesday, March 15, at 600 H St. NE. The store, designed to be the go-to destination for grocery shoppers east of the […]

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Whole Foods Market marks National Drink Wine Day with 20% off on all Criterion wines

Whole Foods Market marks National Drink Wine Day with 20% off on all Criterion wines   AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — National Drink Wine Day is Feb. 18, and Whole Foods Market is celebrating by taking 20 percent off the price of all Criterion wines. Criterion wines are created to be classic, benchmark […]

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Veel voordeel voor klanten met nieuwe AH to go app

Veel voordeel voor klanten met nieuwe AH to go app   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — AH to go staat voor lekker en goed eten voor onderweg. En dat wordt nu extra aantrekkelijk met de introductie van de AH to go app: een app waarmee klanten op elk moment van de dag […]

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The Craft Beer and Ale Event from 2 – 22 February at SPAR stores across England, Scotland and Wales

United Kingdom, 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — 2017 is set to become an even better year for beer drinkers with SPAR stores in the UK running an instore Craft Beer and Ale Event in February to showcase a range of craft ales and beers from around the world. “The craft beer & ale market […]

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Tops Friendly Markets announces the return of Double Give Back days as part of the Tops in Education program

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Feb-14 — /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 bring back Double Give Back days as part of the Tops in Education program for the entire month of February. Now through February 28, those registered […]

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Coop lanciert Kulinarik-Plattform FOOBY

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — FOOBY ist die neue kostenlose Inspirationsquelle, für alle die es lieben, frisch, fein und ohne unnötigen Zeitaufwand zu kochen und zu geniessen. Diese völlig neuartige Kulinarik-Plattform verbindet erstmals Food-Services von A bis Z: von der App mit personalisierbarem Kochbuch und How-to-Videos über Magazine mit Trend-Stories und Rezeptkarten […]

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EROSKI y la Universidad del País Vasco desarrollan un optimizador de ajuste de potencias eléctricas

EROSKI y la Universidad del País Vasco desarrollan un optimizador de ajuste de potencias eléctricas   Un innovador desarrollo de software permite estimar la potencia a contratar en cada periodo tarifario, para que al cabo de un año se haya abonado por este concepto el importe menor posible ELORRIO,España, 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI […]

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Casino Group to stop selling eggs from caged hens in Franprix, Leader Price and in all stores under Casino banner

Paris, France, 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — For several years, the Casino Group has been committed to improving the living standards of egg laying hens. It was the first major retailer to discontinue sales of eggs from caged hens, removing them from its Monoprix stores first across its own-brand products, then across national brand products. […]

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NGA announces best ever 2017 NGA Show in its history

Las Vegas, NV, 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The 2017 NGA Show opened with over 3,400 registered attendees, making it the seventh consecutive year of record breaking attendance levels. Alongside a sold-out EXPO floor, the National Grocers Association’s (NGA) annual convention also witnessed a record attendance level for retailer and wholesaler participants. “The NGA Show continues […]

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NGA Research and Education Foundation announces scholarship recipients for the 2016-2017 academic school year

Las Vegas, NV, 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Feb 12, 2017), the NGA Research and Education Foundation (NGA Foundation) recognized scholarship recipients for the 2016-2017 academic school year at a brunch in support of the NGA Foundation, sponsored by Chobani. The NGA Foundation brunch was held at the National Grocers Association’s annual convention, The […]

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NGA recognized Niemann Foods, Inc. CEO and Harps Food Stores Chairman with top awards during the 2017 NGA Show

Las Vegas, NV, 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) recognized two industry leaders with top awards during the 2017 NGA Show. The following individuals were honored with the below industry awards: The Thomas K. Zaucha Entrepreneurial Excellence Award was presented to Rich Niemann, Jr., President and CEO of Niemann Foods, […]

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2017 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient® study: Wegmans Food Markets ranked #2 for corporate reputation among 100 most visible companies

Rochester, NY, 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets, a family-owned supermarket chain with 92 stores in the northeast and mid-Atlantic region, was ranked #2 for corporate reputation among the 100 most visible companies, according to the 2017 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient® (RQ) study. “This only happens because our 47,000 employees are committed […]

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ShopRite of Hunterdon County President Joseph S. Colalillo recognized by Food Marketing Institute

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Feb-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has recognized ShopRite of Hunterdon County President Joseph S. Colalillo for his work as an entrepreneurial and industry leader who helps businesses better serve consumers. Colalillo, a second-generation grocer, owns and operates five ShopRite stores in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and also serves […]

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Elaine Rubin elected to Smart & Final Stores’ board of directors

COMMERCE , Calif., 2017-Feb-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE:SFS), today announced the election of Elaine Rubin to its board of directors (the “Board”), effective January 5, 2017. Dave Hirz, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “With 145 years of history at Smart & Final, it’s as important […]

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Angela Wimmer ist neue Coop-Mediensprecherin

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2017-Feb-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Coop hat seit Anfang Februar eine neue Mediensprecherin. Angela Wimmer verstärkt die Coop Medienstelle und wird neben Urs Meier, Leiter Medienstelle, Ramón Gander und Andrea Bergmann für Coop sprechen. Sie ersetzt damit Nadja Ruch, welche eine neue berufliche Herausforderung ausserhalb von Coop gefunden hat. Angela Wimmer hat […]

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