SM Supermalls wins the Platinum Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand Award for the Shopping Mall category in the Philippines for 2014

Pasay City, Philippines, 2014-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Supermalls clinched, for the second year, the Platinum Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand Award for the Shopping Mall category in the Philippines for 2014. As the ultimate seal of consumer approval, the Trusted Brand Award reflects SM Supermalls’ commitment to trustworthiness and credibility, quality, value, understanding of customer […]

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Willie Nelson to perform songs from his latest album on QVC during the “Willie Nelson Q Sessions Live” broadcast on June 12

The Multimedia Retailer to Offer Country Music Legend’s Latest Album WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2014-6-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — To celebrate the release of his upcoming album Band of Brothers,Willie Nelson is scheduled to make a special appearance on QVC during the “Willie Nelson Q Sessions Live” broadcast on Thursday, June 12 at 8 PM (ET). During the hour-long show, Nelson will treat fans to […]

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Two produce managers from the Defense Commissary Agency honored in the annual United Fresh Produce awards

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-6-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the fourth consecutive year, two produce managers from the Defense Commissary Agency have been honored in the annual United Fresh Produce awards. Michele Parks, from McClellan Commissary, Calif., and Robert Tanaka, from Los Angeles Commissary, were chosen from hundreds of nominations to make the list of the Top […]

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Tesco initiative to teach British primary schoolchildren where their food comes from

Research shows three quarters of primary school teachers currently find cost a barrier to taking children on trips Cheshunt, England, 2014-6-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — British primary schoolchildren will be transported through special online field trips to places as far away as the Italian countryside and the rice fields of India as part of a new initiative […]

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Tesco announced the launch of ‘Operation Brazil’ project

Cheshunt, England, 2014-6-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — There’s still days to go before the first ball is kicked but the World Cup is already having a major effect on high street retail sales. While party food and beer sales are set to rocket during the course of the tournament in Brazil demand for giant TVs, Brazilian snacks […]

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Britain’s biggest petrol retailer Tesco cuts the cost of diesel by up to 2p per litre

Cheshunt, England, 2014-6-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Britain’s biggest petrol retailer has today cut the cost of diesel by up to 2p per litre at all of its petrol stations. The cut is in addition to savings customers can make through Fuel Save, which can be worth up to 20p off a litre. The more customers shop […]

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Carrefour Brazil launched its 138th recyclable materials drop-off station in São Paulo

São Paulo, Brazil, 2014-6-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — On June 4th, 2014, Carrefour Brazil launched today in São Paulo its 138th recyclable materials drop-off station, as part of its sustainability program “Recycling Stations”, which is carried out in partnership with the multinationals Mondelēz and Tetra Pak. The three companies invested around 4 million Reais in the […]

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World Cup Savings: Carrefour Italy to refund 100% of the cost of all products promoted on flyers every time Italy wins

Milan, Italy, 2014-6-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — From June 5 to July 13, Carrefour will refund 50% of the cost of all products promoted on flyers and thousands of products in store. Every time Italy wins the refund will be 100% During Italy’s World Cup matches, shopping in Carrefour will be 100% rewarding. This is the […]

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Walmart announced plans to rollout Savings Catcher nationwide later this summer

Retailer makes “Savings Catcher” available across the U.S., expands to include general merchandise and access via mobile app BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2014-6-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — In front of a crowd of thousands of cheering associates at its annual Shareholders events, Walmart announced plans to rollout Savings Catcher nationwide later this summer.  The receipt comparison tool gives the […]

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Sainsbury’s to help plant millions of native British trees across Centenary Woods in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

LONDON, 2014-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is marking its ten year partnership with the Woodland Trust by announcing a new partnership to support the charity’s commemorative First World War Centenary Woods project. Customers who buy Sainsbury’s Woodland free range eggs, chicken and turkey will not only be buying higher welfare produce – they will be […]

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Sainsbury’s launched interactive new mobile and online tool “Sainsbury’s Food Rescue” to help Brits waste less

LONDON, 2014-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has launched an interactive new mobile and online tool, Sainsbury’s Food Rescue, developed in partnership with Google. The tool gives people practical help and inspiration on using up ingredients that can often lay forgotten at the back of the fridge or cupboard. Sainsbury’s Food Rescue aims to satisfy Brits’ […]

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Marks & Spencer publishes new, agile and stronger sustainable business plan in its 2014 “Plan A Report”

LONDON, 2014-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) today publishes its 2014 Plan A Report which launches a new, agile and stronger sustainable business plan which extends Plan A across M&S’ international business over the next six years. Called Plan A 2020, the 100 commitment plan retains and strengthens M&S’ 2015 eco and ethical commitments and includes […]

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H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB presents six-month results for 2014 at press conference on 18 June

Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB presents the six-month results for 2014 at a press conference on Wednesday 18 June at 9.30 CET. There will also be a telephone conference in English at 14.00 CET the same day The six-month results for the period 1 December 2013 to 31 May […]

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Lowe’s and top DIY dads offer project inspiration to make the perfect Father’s Day

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2014-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forget the boring striped tie this Father’s Day and give dad the gift of laying low with Lowe’s. Most dads enjoy spending Father’s Day relaxing at home with their family, so this year, create an experience he won’t forget for years to come. With help from some of our handiest […]

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Denis Knoops appointed as the new CEO for Delhaize Belgium and Luxembourg

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2014-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB, NYSE: DEG) is announcing that Denis Knoops has been appointed as the new CEO for Delhaize Belgium and Luxembourg, effective immediately. Denis Knoops has worked for Delhaize Group for 22 years, serving the company in a variety of commercial, operational, strategic, and real estate […]

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BRC-NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX MAY 2014: Overall shop prices reported deflation for the 13th consecutive month in May, remaining unchanged at 1.4% from April

LONDON, 2014-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food inflation remained unchanged at 0.7% from April – the lowest ever recorded. Non-food reported annual accelerated deflation of 2.8% in May from 2.7% in April. Non-food has reported deflation for the fourteenth consecutive month. Helen Dickinson, British Retail Consortium Director General, said: “May has seen shop price deflation remain unchanged […]

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ICSC and Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Index: sales rose by solid 2.9% for the week ending May 31, 2014

NEW YORK, 2014-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Consumers kicked off the traditional start of summer with a shopping spree as sales soared with a bout of warmer weather across the nation. As a result retailers enjoyed a positive final sales week as sales rose by a solid 2.9% for the week ending May 31, 2014, according […]

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Meijer to build its first dairy production facility in Ohio

New Plant Will Employ 100 Ohioans Tipp City, Ohio, 2014-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Officials from JobsOhio, The Dayton Development Coalition and Tipp City joined Governor John Kasich and Meijer representatives for the much-anticipated groundbreaking of the Midwest retailer’s first dairy production facility in Ohio. The new facility will employ 100 Ohioans who will help produce a […]

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Stop & Shop recalls Glutino Rosemary and Olive Oil Snack Crackers due to potential Salmonella contamination

Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA, 2014-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following a recall by Boulder Brands, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale Glutino Rosemary and Olive Oil Snack Crackers due to potential Salmonella contamination. The following product is included in this recall: Glutino Rosemary and Olive Oil Crackers, 4.25 oz., […]

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Giant Food of Landover, Md. recalls Glutino Rosemary and Olive Oil Snack Crackers due to potential Salmonella contamination

Landover, MD, 2014-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following a recall by Boulder Brands, Giant Food of Landover, Md. announced it removed from sale Glutino Rosemary and Olive Oil Snack Crackers due to potential Salmonella contamination. The following product is included in this recall: Glutino Rosemary and Olive Oil Crackers, 4.25 oz., UPC 67852303861, Best By October 26, […]

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Morrisons starts online food delivery service in Manchester and Hull

Bradford, England, 2014-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons’ online delivery service is moving further into its Northern heartland, and will be making its first drop-offs around Manchester and Hull from 6.00am on Monday 2nd June 2014. Its distinctive yellow vans will be delivering groceries to more than 807,000 homes across the Greater Manchester area and more than […]

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Wincor Nixdorf and Wayne Fueling Systems to establish global strategic alliance

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wayne Fueling Systems, a global provider of fuel dispensing, automation, and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations, and Wincor Nixdorf, a leading supplier of IT solutions and equipment to retailers, retail banking and fuel stations, have announced today that they are establishing a global strategic alliance to provide […]

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Retail Banking Research: Wincor Nixdorf maintained market leadership in Europe for electronic POS solution deliveries to retailers

Market leadership in Europe maintained Paderborn, Germany, 2014-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf maintained its market leadership in electronic POS solution deliveries to retailers in Europe and also solidified its market position as the no. 2 in the world for the segments food/non-food and general merchandise. These are two key results from the latest market study […]

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Groupe Auchan’s Simply City to open in Mazargues, Marseille

Mazargues, Marseille, 2014-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Simply Market’s new supermarket model Simply City Mazargues will be opening its doors on June 5 in Mazargues, a residential district of Marseille (South of France). This neighbourhood supermarket model is based on fresh products and convenience for everyday shopping. A new neighbourhood supermarket concept Simply City features on […]

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SM Investments Corporation to issue US Dollar Bonds with maturity of up to ten years

Manila, Philippines, 2014-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments Corporation (SM) announced today that its Board of Directors approved the issuance of US Dollar Bonds with maturity of up to ten years. SM appointed Citi and Standard Chartered Bank as Joint Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners. The offering is intended to be used for general corporate […]

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DeCA named Mildred Ives its new chief technology officer

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Mildred Ives has been named DeCA’s new chief technology officer, effective May 19. She fills the position previously occupied by Jeff Perry, who is now the agency’s chief information officer. He had been CTO since 2011 and continued acting in that position until Ives’ selection. As chief technology officer, […]

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Famous British department store House of Fraser joins Tesco direct

Famous British department store joins the newly launched ‘Tesco Partners’ For the first time, customers can earn Clubcard points on every purchase Over 50 Tesco Partners now available on Tesco direct Cheshunt, England, 2014-6-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the first time, Tesco customers will be able to earn Clubcard points on House of Fraser homeware products […]

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Walmart to host 14,000 shareholders at its annual Shareholders meeting in Bentonville

BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2014-6-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week, Walmart will host 14,000 shareholders, including thousands of associates from 27 countries, at its annual Shareholders meeting in Bentonville. This year’s Shareholders theme is serving customers through innovation. “This is a special week at Walmart. We celebrate and thank our 2.2 million associates from around the globe […]

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Walgreens launches nationwide program offering talking prescription devices to customers with visual impairments

Initiative adds to Walgreens other accessible prescription information services; leadership of blindness organizations praise company’s program DEERFIELD, Ill., 2014-6-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens, the nation’s largest drugstore chain (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG), today announced the launch of a nationwide program offering talking prescription devices to customers with visual impairments. The initiative introduces a new service that […]

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Fisher-Price division HIT Entertainment names Amazon exclusive U.S. home to its popular preschool franchise Fireman Sam®

HIT Entertainment Names Amazon As Exclusive U.S. Home for Globally Prominent Kids Franchise Across All Entertainment Content and Consumer Products NEW YORK, 2014-6-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — HIT Entertainment, one of the world’s leading preschool entertainment companies and a division of Fisher-Price, today announced that Amazon will be the exclusive U.S. home to the popular preschool […]

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