Defense Commissary Agency reminds patrons on how to “Be Food Safe” at home during National Food Safety Education Month

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-9-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food safety is a group hug, when you consider everyone who has a role in protecting consumers from foodborne illnesses. For the Defense Commissary Agency, that process begins where the food originates and continues all the way to the store shelf. However, during September, National Food Safety Education Month, […]

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New collection of exclusive tech accessories from kate spade new york to arrive at Best Buy

Richfield, MN, 2014-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Give your smartphone, tablet and laptop a makeover – after all, it is Fashion Week in New York– as a new collection of exclusive tech accessories from top fashion designers and brands begins to arrive at Best Buy. Starting Sunday, Sept. 7, kate spade new york smartphone, tablet and laptop cases, as well […]

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Flu vaccinations now available at all Stop & Shop in-store pharmacies

Help yourself and also a neighbor in need this flu season with new Unilever partnership Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA, 2014-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — To help prepare you and your family for the upcoming flu season, flu vaccinations are now available at all Stop & Shop in-store pharmacies. No appointment is needed and vaccinations are […]

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QVC announces the departure of Claire Watts as Chief Executive Officer of QVC’s U.S. operations

WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2014-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — QVC, the global leader in video and ecommerce retail, today announced that Claire Watts has resigned from her role as Chief Executive Officer of QVC’s U.S. operations, effective Friday, September 5, to pursue other opportunities. “Claire has played an instrumental role in QVC’s evolution to a leading multichannel retailer […]

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Mobile by Sainsbury’s offers new and existing customers free £15 pay as you go bundle from 2nd – 30th September 2014

LONDON, 2014-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — From 2nd – 30th September 2014, Mobile by Sainsbury’s is offering new and existing customers a free £15 pay as you go bundle. To take advantage of the offer all customers have to do is order a free SIM* online and link their Nectar card to their Mobile by Sainsbury’s number. […]

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David Beckham and Jonnie Peacock to inspire young athletes heading to the Sainsbury’s 2014 School Games

David Beckham and Jonnie Peacock were reunited today over a decade after their first meeting, this time to inspire young athletes heading to the Sainsbury’s 2014 School Games.The sporting icons shared invaluable advice and support to prepare the athletes for the event, which takes place at various sporting venues across Manchester, this weekend. LONDON, 2014-9-4 […]

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Neiman Marcus Group to open flagship Neiman Marcus store on Manhattan’s flourishing west side at Hudson Yard

Luxury Retailer’s Multi-level Location Will be First New York City Store Neiman Marcus Group Also Undertakes a Comprehensive Modernization of Bergdorf Goodman Dallas, TX, 2014-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Neiman Marcus Group announced today plans to open a flagship Neiman Marcus store on Manhattan’s flourishing west side at Hudson Yards. The 250,000 square foot, multi-level store is […]

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H&M participates in World Water Week in Stockholm

Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — World Water Week is one of the world´s most influential water conventions. This week it’s taking place in Stockholm. Energy and Water is this year’s theme and the leading minds in water will discuss how to develop and manage energy and water for the good of society and ecosystems. H&M […]

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H&M and Swedfund to contribute to the development of responsible Ethiopian textile industry

Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M and Swedfund have come together in a unique cooperation in Ethiopia. The aim is to contribute to the development of a responsible Ethiopian textile industry characterized by both high social and environmental standards. The partnership will start this autumn. The first steps of this collaboration were taken after talks […]

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Albertsons kicks-off 28-day in-store fundraising campaign in support of Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Southern California

Boise, ID, 2014-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — “We’re fighting for a cure” – that’s the chant motivating Albertsons associates to give it their all as they  kick-off a 28-day in-store fundraising campaign in support of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Southern California. From September 3 through 30, Albertsons 181 Southern California Division stores will offer customers the opportunity […]

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REWE Group completes first German Private Placement of EUR 175 million as promissory note loan

Cologne, Germany, 2014-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — REWE Group has successfully concluded the first German Private Placement of 175 million euros in the form of a promissory note loan. Through the fixed interest transaction with a term of 10 years, REWE Group strengthens its financial foundations for implementing its strategy and secures historically low interest rates with a […]

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BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index August 2014: Overall shop prices reported deflation for the sixteenth consecutive month, decelerating to 1.6% in August from 1.9% in July

LONDON, 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — The deceleration in the overall SPI figure has broken the four month declining trend. Food inflation remained at 0.3% in August – the lowest ever recorded. Non-food reported deceleration in deflation of 2.9% in August from 3.3% in July. Helen Dickinson, British Retail Consortium Director General, said: “Shop prices reported […]

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7-Eleven, Inc. celebrates 50 years of fresh-brewed on-the-go coffee with 50-cent coffee from Sept. 3 through Sept. 14

Brew News: 50 Years Ago 7‑Eleven Introduced On-the-Go Coffee to America, Retailer Now Celebrates Anniversary with 50-cent Coffee Dallas, 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc., the first national retailer to offer fresh-brewed coffee in to-go cups, celebrates 50 years of on-the-go coffee with 50-cent coffee from Sept. 3 through Sept. 14. During this time, a […]

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Whole Kids Foundation kicks off back-to-school season with raising money to fund salad bars and gardens for schools and nutrition education classes for teachers

Whole Foods Market® invites shoppers to join efforts to support local schools across the U.S., Canada AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Kids Foundation is kicking off back-to-school season with a goal of raising $3 million to fund salad bars and gardens for schools and nutrition education classes for teachers. The effort is part of […]

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Meijer and Mondelēz to commemorate the grassroots campaign Kick In for Your Community on Sept. 4 with U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team player Sean Johnson

Plymouth, Mich., 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer and Mondelēz will commemorate the targeted grassroots campaign Kick In for Your Community on Sept. 4 with U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team player Sean Johnson and a $100,000 donation to the Michigan State Youth Soccer Association and five other state associations including Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Northern Ohio and […]

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Meijer pharmacists advise parents Back-to-School is best time for flu shots

Don’t wait for October when Back-to-School is best time for flu shots GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer pharmacists are playing myth busters and reminding parents why getting flu shots before kids go back to school is the perfect time to minimize the spread of seasonal influenza for families. While the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based […]

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JCPenney’s all-new Sports Fan Shop experience on JCPenney.com to be powered by sports eCommerce leader Fanatics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney today announced the launch of an all-new Sports Fan Shop experience on JCPenney.com that will be powered by Fanatics, the largest online retailer of officially licensed sports merchandise. Fanatics, which operates the e-commerce platform for hundreds of collegiate and professional sports teams, leagues and media sites, will provide fans […]

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Exclusive edition of country music star Jason Aldean’s sixth studio album available at Target

MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Multi-platinum country music star Jason Aldean just announced his upcoming sixth studio album, “Old Boots, New Dirt.” And the Target-exclusive edition will have three additional songs: “Fast Lanes,” “Too Much You For Me” and “Ain’t No Easy Way.” The album, which hits stores Oct. 7, can be pre-ordered now at Target.com/MoreJasonAldean. […]

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The Co-operative Food topped its £100m of price cuts on Tuesday 2 September

MANCHESTER, UK, 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bacon sandwich sales sizzle as consumers stock up on lower priced everyday essentials. The Co-operative Food today (Tuesday 2 September) topped its £100m of price cuts, which have already seen sales of bacon butty ingredients sizzle, with another round of reductions including a drop in the cost of its own-brand […]

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New Zealand: Foodstuffs began rolling out its new sustainable Seafood Boxes to its PAK’nSAVE and New World stores across the North Island

North Island, New Zealand, 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs North Island Ltd today announced it has begun rolling out its new sustainable Seafood Boxes to its PAK’nSAVE and New World stores across the North Island. Over the last three years the Seafood Team has been working hard to develop a more environmentally friendly solution to […]

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Lawson, Inc. announces organizational and personnel changes

TOKYO, 2014-9-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lawson, Inc. (Head Office: Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo; President and CEO, Representative Director: Genichi Tamatsuka) has announced the following organizational and personnel changes effective September 1, 2014. Organizational changes With the aim to enhance the execution of operations, the following organizational changes has been made. 1) Abolition of the in-house company […]

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Tesco customers vote for the beneficiaries of £1.8 million set to be raised from carrier bag charges in Wales and Scotland

An incredible 27,000 Tesco customers vote for which charities will partner with Tesco for Scotland and Wales Winning charities Keep Scotland Beautiful and Keep Wales Tidy will use the money to fund environmental and conservation projects Cheshunt, England, 2014-9-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just over 27, 000 Tesco customers have taken part in a vote to choose […]

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Sainsbury’s celebrates the 10th anniversary of the launch of its clothing brand “Tu”

LONDON, 2014-9-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — This month Sainsbury’s is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the launch of its clothing brand “Tu” which has fast become the 7th most popular clothing range in the UK. Selling as many as four pieces a second, Tu is now renowned for its contemporary, quality clothing at great value prices […]

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Inditex: Women’s fashion and accessories brand Stradivarius opens first UK store at the Westfield shopping centre in Stratford London

LONDON, 2014-9-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stradivarius, the global women’s fashion and accessories brand, has opened its first UK store at the Westfield shopping centre in Stratford, London.  The store will be the UK flagship for the Stradivarius brand, and extends its presence to 877 stores in some 60 countries. Stradivarius’s first UK store opening follows […]

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PHILIPPINES: SM Prime Holdings’ lifestyle and entertainment solutions company SM Lifestyle Entertainment, Inc. honored at 2014 Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Awards Ceremony

Pasay City, Philippines, 2014-9-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Lifestyle Entertainment, Inc., (SMLEI) the lifestyle and entertainment solutions company of SM Prime Holdings, was cited for the third year in a row  the “Outstanding Partner for Currency Information Program” at the 2014 Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Awards Ceremony and Appreciation Lunch for Stakeholders. SM LEI has been a constant […]

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Starbucks to serve La Boulange® bakery products starting September 2

Seattle, WA,  2014-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks® Pumpkin Spice Latte isn’t the only customer favorite returning to stores this fall. A trio of bakery items by La Boulange® will be available on September 2. Pumpkin Scone: Filled with flavors of the season, pumpkin pie spice, brown sugar, cinnamon and topped with delicious icing. Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffin: Richly […]

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Argos gives its Kensington store a ‘digital makeover’

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Local residents in Kensington can now take advantage of the speed and convenience of online shopping on their local high street, thanks to Argos which has given its Kensington store a ‘digital makeover’. The store, located on Kensington High Street, was selected from more than 700 Argos stores […]

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Suomen Osuuskauppojen Keskuskunta (SOK) renews its consumer goods trade organisation

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — SOK is renewing its consumer goods trade organisation. The related statutory labour negotiations are now completed and, following on from the decisions, the number of employees will be reduced by approximately 110 people. Originally, the estimate was a maximum of 130 people. The organisational reform was triggered by the prolonged […]

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Sainsbury’s to feature great quality wines between 27th August and 16th September

LONDON, 2014-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s been a busy couple of months keeping the kids entertained over the summer so you’re long overdue for a bit of ‘me’ time. Here, Sainsbury’s highlights some of the great quality wines that are on offer between 27th August and 16th September. As the routine returns to normal, try […]

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Belk, Inc., announces operating results for its fiscal second quarter and six months ended August 2, 2014

Comparable store sales and net income increase Online sales grow 43.1 percent CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2014-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk, Inc., the nation’s largest family owned and operated fashion department store company, today announced operating results for its fiscal second quarter and six months ended August 2, 2014. Tim Belk, chairman and chief executive officer of […]

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