LuLu Strengthens its Presence in Kuwait With The Opening of its 7th Store

LuLu Strengthens its Presence in Kuwait With The Opening of its 7th Store   Kuwait city, 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Middle East retail major, LULU Group further consolidated its presence in Kuwait by opening their 7th Hypermarket in Al Jahra this morning. The new hypermarket was formally inaugurated by General R. Fahad […]

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New METRO Accelerator powered by TechStars Calls on Start-ups To Work on Tech Solutions for Retail

Startups from seven countries will scale up their new digital applications for retail and wholesale The teams will collaborate with more than 100 mentors from METRO, Real and their partner Techstars for three months in Berlin and receive up to €120,000 in funding each Several hundred applications from 24 nations received for the new METRO […]

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Lafayette Plug and Play and Carrefour France Unite Their Expertise To Strengthen Open Innovation in Retail

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Lafayette Plug and Play innovation platform – an accelerator dedicated to retail and fashion created by the partnership between the Galeries Lafayette Group and Plug and Play Tech Center – and Carrefour France – the French largest food retailer – announce the signature of a new […]

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Amazon and Whole Foods Enter Into a Merger Agreement

Whole Foods Market ranked #28 and Amazon ranked #2 on Fortune’s 2017 list of World’s Most Admired Companies SEATTLE & AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) today (Jun. 16, 2017) announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire Whole […]

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Macy’s Partners With CrowdRise for New Shop for a Cause Charity Challenge

New partnership with CrowdRise allows organizations to raise funds by rallying their networks, with multiple prizes given to top-performing groups NEW YORK, 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s 12th annual Shop For A Cause program, a nationwide charity shopping event that benefits local and national organizations, kicks off this summer with a new Charity […]

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Co-op a LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) corporate member

MANCHESTER, England, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op has bolstered its relationship with global sustainability organisation LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) by becoming a corporate member. The move will see the retailer work more closely with LEAF to deliver its sustainable food and farming goals which involve wider collaboration with farmers, the food industry, […]

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Kimco announces achievements on its corporate responsibility program for 2016

Building on the corporate responsibility program’s six years of success, Kimco sets its sights beyond basic environmental, social, and governance practices NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) announced today (6/15/2017) the release of its 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report. This fourth annual report provides a comprehensive account of […]

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Bulletproof 360, Inc. recalls Collagen Protein Bar and Bite products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

Bulletproof 360, Inc. recalls Collagen Protein Bar and Bite products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes   Bellevue, Washington, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bulletproof 360, Inc. (“Bulletproof”) of Bellevue, Washington is recalling five Collagen Protein Bar and Bite products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism […]

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Kroger expands recall on Simple Truth Dry Roasted Macadamia Nuts due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination

Kroger expands recall on Simple Truth Dry Roasted Macadamia Nuts due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination   CINCINNATI, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (June 15, 2017) announced it has expanded the recall of its 12 oz. packages of Simple Truth Dry Roasted Macadamia Nuts due to potential Listeria […]

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Albert Heijn introduceert nieuw assortiment exclusief voor zakelijke markt

Albert Heijn introduceert nieuw assortiment exclusief voor zakelijke markt   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vanaf maandag 19 juni vinden zakelijke klanten op ah.nl ruim 250 nieuwe producten. Het gaat om assortiment dat speciaal voor hen beschikbaar is, zoals portieverpakkingen, bulkverpakkingen en grootverpakkingen. Albert Heijn bezorgt bij een breed scala zakelijke klanten: […]

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Sunoco LP’s Miracle Balloon Fundraising Campaigns raised more than $1.6 million dollars for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

DALLAS, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Donations through in-store Miracle Balloon Fundraising Campaigns at Stripes and APlus stores helped raise more than $1.6 million dollars for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) around the country. Since 2000, Stripes and APlus, owned and operated by Sunoco LP, have partnered with CMN Hospitals to raise more […]

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The Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association announces its research strategy for 2018-2019

Singapore, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association (APTRA) has laid out its research strategy for 2018-2019 which will include a sharp focus on data that will be of particular interest to members of the Association. Twenty reports will be compiled over the two year period by m1nd-set, APTRA’s research partner […]

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Iceland wins Online Supermarket of the Year and Business Initiative of the Year awards at The Grocer Gold Awards

London, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Iceland was delighted to be named Online Supermarket of the Year, and to win the award for Business Initiative of the Year for the new Iceland Kitchen, at The Grocer Gold Awards at Guildhall in London yesterday evening. This continued a run of recent awards success that included Iceland […]

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Wawa to open its first store in Washington, D.C. in December

Wawa Unveils 1st Store Location, Renderings, and D.C. Expansion Plans Wawa Fans Visit Wawa D.C. Fan Celebration Area Outside of Newseum to Share in Festivities Washington, D.C., 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Wawa Inc. today (June 13, 2017) announced its expansion into the Washington, D.C. market with its first store located at 1111 19th […]

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Food Marketing Institute announces promotions of managerial staff members

ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today (Jun 14, 2017) announces the recent promotions of four managerial staff members who embody the organization’s strategic emphasis on the food safety and regulatory environment. The following executives received recognition: Stephanie Barnes – Barnes serves as FMI’s chief regulatory officer and legal […]

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ENGLAND: LCP announces Autism Together opens new premises at The Old Hall Estate, Bromborough

ENGLAND: LCP announces Autism Together opens new premises at The Old Hall Estate, Bromborough   London, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — An award-winning charity is opening new premises in Wirral so it can expand its woodworks and ceramics facilities, national commercial property company LCP has announced. Autism Together, formerly Wirral Autistic Society, has moved […]

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Kroger’s EVP and CFO Mike Schlotman to present at the Oppenheimer Annual Consumer Conference

CINCINNATI, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today ( June 14, 2017) Mike Schlotman, Kroger’s executive vice president and CFO, will address investors at the Oppenheimer Annual Consumer Conference on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 9:45 a.m. (ET). The presentation will be broadcast online at ir.kroger.com. Click on “Events, […]

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NCR leads the world in self-checkout according to research by RBR

DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) leads the world in self-checkout (SCO), according to research published by strategic research and consulting firm RBR. According to RBR, NCR has been the overall market leader since 2003 and maintains its dominant position within the SCO market with 73 percent global shipment […]

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NCR’s touchscreen-only ATM earns ‘Approved Gold’ status from the Royal National Institute of Blind People

London UK, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (June 14, 2017) announced that the Cx110, its touchscreen-only ATM, is the first ATM in the world to be given ‘Approved Gold’ status by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), highlighting the company’s ongoing commitment […]

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Joseph Seviroli Inc. recalls beef ravioli products due to undeclared milk

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Joseph Seviroli Inc., a Garden City, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 114,409 pounds of beef ravioli products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today ( June 13, 2017). The products contain, milk, a known allergen which […]

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OFD Foods, LLC. recalls beef product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — OFD Foods, LLC., an Albany, Ore. establishment, is recalling approximately 197 pounds of beef product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically rubber, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced toda)y (June 13, 2017). The beef hash item was produced on Dec. […]

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Golden Platter Foods Inc. recalls poultry and beef products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Golden Platter Foods Inc., a Newark, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 31,662 pounds of poultry and beef products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (June 14, 2017). The products contain, milk, a known allergen which […]

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SPAR releases The second issue of Contact International for 2017

Düsseldorf, 2017-Jun-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — In this edition, we share the 2016 SPAR worldwide results and reflect on what was another hugely successful year for the SPAR Brand with growth of 4.5%. We look at the trends arising from this year’s EuroShop and SPAR Store Development Seminar in Düsseldorf and we share the […]

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Best Buy School Tech Grant program announces recipient schools

From more than 515 applicants, 11 elementary schools across Canada have been awarded cash grants of up to $10,000 each Recipients will use grants to enhance or integrate technology used in various classroom programs or extracurricular activities Burnaby, BC, 2017-Jun-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Best Buy Canada is proud to announce that 11 elementary […]

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Schnucks: Earth’s Best issues allergy alert on select Kidz Fish Nuggets that may contain undeclared milk

ST. LOUIS, 2017-Jun-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Earth’s Best has issued an allergy alert on select Earth’s Best Kidz Fish Nuggets because the products may contain undeclared milk – a known allergen. Those with an allergy or sensitivity to milk run the risk of a severe or life-threatening reaction if they consume these products: […]

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Inditex recorded net sales growth of 14% in the first quarter of 2017 to €5.6 billion

The Group generated over 10,668 new jobs over the year, 2,242 of which were in Spain. In April, the company distributed €42 million among 84,000 employees as phase two of its extraordinary employee profit-sharing plan. In total, between commission, incentives and bonuses, the Group has distributed €535 million to its staff over the past year. […]

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Overstock.com supports H.R. 2887, The No Regulation Without Representation Act

Company Urges Legislators to Resolve Cross Boarder State Tax Regulation SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) spoke in favor of H.R. 2887, The No Regulation Without Representation Act, introduced by Rep. Sensenbrenner (R-WI) today (June 13, 2017 ). The company added this bill to the list of “reasonable” federal legislation […]

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Bora Payment Systems, Bottomline Technologies, CSI globalVCard, MineralTree and Priority Commercial Payments the first partners to obtain Visa Ready for Business Solutions approval

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Jun. 13, 2017), Visa (NYSE:V) announced Visa Ready Program for Business Solutions, a strategic framework to help technology companies that integrate with Visa’s business-to-business (B2B) payment services and data solutions ensure that they meet Visa’s standards and are market ready. Bora Payment Systems, Bottomline Technologies, CSI […]

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Visa enhances payment experiences at official FIFA stadiums

Visa upgrades fan experience at the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and debuts the latest payment technologies for fans in Russia. SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa (NYSE:V), the Official Payment Service Partner of FIFA, today (Jun. 13, 2017) announced that football fans attending the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 will have a front […]

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Co-op Community Spaces Program to support community-based projects across Canada with increased funding of $2 million

Saskatoon, SK, 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — In 2017, Canadians will celebrate the places and people that bring communities together — and Co-op is joining the party. Donations totaling $2 million from the Co-op Community Spaces Program will support 27 community-based recreation, conservation and urban agriculture projects across British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. […]

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