Sainsbury’s to boost support for hundreds of thousands of farmers and workers

Sainsbury’s to boost support for hundreds of thousands of farmers and workers   London, 2017-May-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has today (23 May 2017) announced an ambitious new approach to the way it sources key crops and ingredients, from tea and prawns to coffee and bananas. It will empower its farmers to build […]

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Nordstrom appoints Stacy Brown-Philpot as new director and reelects eleven existing members of the Board

SEATTLE, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc., announced on May 16, 2017 the reelection of eleven existing members of the Board of Directors, and the appointment of Stacy Brown-Philpot, CEO of TaskRabbit, as a new director. Former board director, Enrique ‘Rick’ Hernandez, Jr., announced earlier this year that he would not be seeking […]

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Price Rite seeks applicants to fill up 85 positions for its new Utica store

Utica, NY, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Supermarkets announced that it is accepting job applications for its 64th store, the 32,000-square-foot Price Rite of Utica, located at 501 Bleeker Street, scheduled to open in June 2017.  The supermarket chain, known for its everyday low prices, is looking to hire approximately 85 employees for full- […]

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ScanSource and Intelisys executives named to 2017 CRN® Women of the Channel list

Greenville, SC, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — ScanSource Communications, a leading global provider of communications products and a sales unit of ScanSource, Inc., and Intelisys Inc., a ScanSource company and the nation’s leading Technology Services Distributor, announced today (May 16, 2017) that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named five leaders to […]

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BESTSELLER announces 11 hand-picked talents for UNLEASH

BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — This August, BESTSELLER is partnering with UNLEASH to bring together 1,000 global talents to solve the world’s most pressing problems. Meet the 11 hand-picked BESTSELLER talents that will take part in the event. Talents from more than 165(!) countries around the world have applied to become part of […]

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Taco Bell to create 100,000 new U.S. jobs over the next five years

Company and franchisees expect to create 3,500 new positions this summer Irvine, Calif., 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taco Bell’s recent announcement to grow as a system to 8,000 U.S. locations by the end of 2022 means more than just bringing delicious tacos and burritos to new communities; this also will create about 100,000 […]

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The Wawa Foundation seeks nominations for its second annual “Hero Award”

Launched During the 2016 Wawa Welcome America! Festivities, the Second Annual Hero Award Will Honor Greater Philadelphia Area Non-Profits that Assist Others and Help to Advance Their Communities Wawa, PA., 2017-May-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wawa Foundation, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit founded to support Wawa’s charitable giving and philanthropic activities, is seeking nominations for […]

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Lowe’s And Habitat for Humanity Empower Women With Construction Skills

Lowe’s And Habitat for Humanity Empower Women With Construction Skills   ATLANTA, 2017-May-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 17,000 women volunteers will come together starting Saturday in their local communities to help build or improve affordable homes alongside future homeowners as part of Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s 10th annual National Women Build Week. […]

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Empire Company Limited launches major transformation initiative ‘Project Sunrise’

Company to deliver $500 million in annualized savings by 2020 Stellarton, NS, 2017-May-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Empire Company Limited (“Empire”) today (May 4, 2017) launched ‘Project Sunrise’, a major transformation initiative that will deliver $500 million in annualized savings by the end of fiscal 2020. This significant cost reduction will allow Empire to reinvest […]

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RILA issues statement on House passage of H.R. 1180 the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017

Arlington , VA , 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (May 2, 2017) the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for the world’s largest and most innovative retail companies, issued the following statement following the House passage of H.R. 1180 the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017: “We applaud the House passage of […]

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Food Marketing Institute honored Alabama Grocers Association president Ellie Taylor with 2017 Donald H. MacManus Award

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (May 3, 2017) Food Marketing Institute (FMI) proudly awarded Ellie Taylor, president of the Alabama Grocers Association, as the 2017 Donald H. MacManus Award recipient for her outstanding leadership and dedication to the grocery industry. FMI President and CEO Leslie G. Sarasin presented Taylor with the award […]

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Australian Retailers Association opposes SDA’s proposed increase to Saturday casual rates

Melbourne, Australia, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) opposes the SDA’s proposed increase to Saturday casual rates as it would impede on retail growth nationally. ARA Executive Director, Russell Zimmerman said any increase in Saturday casual rates will eliminate many of the benefits achieved through reducing Sunday penalty rates. “We sought […]

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100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ to host Dallas Opportunity Fair on May 19 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

With youth unemployment in Dallas one of the highest in the nation, the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ will host an unprecedented day-long jobs and resource fair in Dallas, kicking off a long-term effort to hire and engage young people facing barriers to education and employment More than 1,700 guaranteed job interviews and local opportunities available with […]

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Signet Jewelers appoints former federal Judge Barbara S. Jones to conduct review of its workplace policies and practices

HAMILTON, Bermuda, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Signet Jewelers Limited (“Signet”) (NYSE:SIG), the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry, announced today that its new Board Committee focused on Respect in the Workplace has appointed former federal Judge Barbara S. Jones, a partner at Bracewell LLP, to conduct a thorough review of the company’s policies and […]

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100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ to host day-long jobs and resource fair in Dallas on Friday, May 19

100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ to host day-long jobs and resource fair in Dallas on Friday, May 19   With youth unemployment in Dallas one of the highest in the nation, the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ will host an unprecedented day-long jobs and resource fair in Dallas, kicking off a long-term effort to hire and engage young people […]

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LVMH extends application deadline for the LVMH Innovation Award until April 17

LVMH extends application deadline for the LVMH Innovation Award until April 17   Paris, 2017-Apr-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — LVMH has extended the application deadline for the LVMH Innovation Award until April 17. The 32 startups selected will be invited to join the LVMH Lab during the Viva Technology Show in Paris from June 15-17, 2017. […]

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Carrefour launches Romania’s first Vărăști Carrefour Farming Cooperative

Carrefour launches Romania’s first Vărăști Carrefour Farming Cooperative   Romania, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Romania has just launched the Vărăști Carrefour Farming Cooperative – a first for the country. It is the first cooperative of its kind to be supported by a retailer. The initiative bridges the gap between Romanian customers and […]

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Rite Aid’s Vote for Your Favorite Pharmacy Team Member Contest winners announced

Rhode Island Pharmacy Technician and Virginia Customer Each Win $2,500 Rite Aid Gift Card in Customer Service Sweeps CAMP HILL, Pa., 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid is proud to announce the two winners of this year’s Vote for Your Favorite Pharmacy Team Member Contest. Amanda Bourque, a Rite Aid pharmacy technician from Coventry, […]

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Food Marketing Institute announces keynote lineup for the 2017 Future Leaders eXperience conference

Food Marketing Institute announces keynote lineup for the 2017 Future Leaders eXperience conference   ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today (April 4, 2017) announces its keynote lineup for the 2017 Future Leaders eXperience, the organization’s premier professional development conference. FMI aims to inspire the next generation of industry leaders […]

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Carrefour Market earns AFNOR Diversity Label for its commitment to diversity and equal opportunities

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Market has been committed to diversity and equal opportunities for more than 10 years now, and was awarded the AFNOR Diversity Label on 27 March in recognition of its commitments and its concrete initiatives to promote diversity and gender equality and tackle all forms of discrimination. Diversity and […]

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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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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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BESTSELLER FOUNDATION partners with Samasource Kenya to connect people to digital work opportunities

BESTSELLER FOUNDATION partners with Samasource Kenya to connect people to digital work opportunities   BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — BESTSELLER FOUNDATION has partnered with Samasource Kenya to lift more people out of poverty by connecting them to digital work opportunities – and giving them a chance to create a better future for themselves. […]

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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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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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KappAhl announces reorganization; merges Marketing and Retail functions

Mölndal, Sweden, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — KappAhl carries out a reorganization that involves the merging of the functions Marketing and Retail. As a result of this a new role, Vice President Customer Experience, will be recruited. The new position will be held by President and CEO, Danny Feltmann, during the introduction of the […]

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Weingarten Realty Investors announces management promotions

HOUSTON, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) announced today the promotions of Richard H. Carson to Senior Vice President / Development and Acquisitions, Timothy M. Frakes to Senior Vice President / Development and Acquisitions, Chad Ellis to Divisional Vice President / Finance, Kent Maxey to Regional Vice President / Property Management, Blane […]

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The Wendy’s Company recognizes employees for extraordinary community volunteerism and engagement

Wendy’s Restaurant Manager Matthew Esteves Named Community Ambassador of the Year DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company proudly supports employee volunteerism through the Community Ambassador Grant Program.  Each year, Wendy’s® employees are recognized for extraordinary community volunteerism and engagement with a $2,500 grant to the organization they support.  The Community […]

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Build-A-Bear Workshop ranked among 2017 Best Companies to Work For list

ST. LOUIS, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW)—an interactive destination where Guests can make their own personalized furry friends­—was just named to the 2017 Best Companies to Work Forlist, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune. This is the ninth consecutive year the retailer has been recognized. […]

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The Container Store® announces its #49 ranking on Fortune’s annual list of 100 Best Companies to Work For

Retailer Sustains Position on Employer of Choice List for 18 Years in a Row DALLAS, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Container Store® (NYSE:TCS), the nation’s originator and leading retailer of storage and organization products, announces its #49 ranking on Fortune’s annual list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. The announcement marks 18 consecutive years that the […]

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