Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority to fund Foodstuffs’ trial of electric delivery vans across its New World and PAK’nSAVE supermarkets in 2017

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Honourable Judith Collins has today  (20 January 2017) announced that the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) will be providing funding to support Foodstuffs trial of electric delivery vans across its New World and PAK’nSAVE supermarkets in 2017. “This is the first time a commercial […]

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WCA member companies to be integrated into Alibaba.com logistics platform for cross-border eCommerce shipments

Shanghai, China, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — WCA Ltd, the world’s largest logistics network, and Alibaba.com, a leading global wholesale trading platform and the B2B business arm of Alibaba Group today ( January 12, 2017) announced they have concluded a co-operation agreement that will see approved WCA member companies integrated into the Alibaba.com logistics […]

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FedEx dropoff and pickup services to be made available at Walgreens locations nationwide

Walgreens and FedEx customers to benefit from additional convenient and secure delivery locations   MEMPHIS, Tenn., and DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and Walgreen Co., one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, announced a long-term alliance agreement that will offer convenient access to FedEx dropoff and pickup services […]

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NRF support former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao as the new head of the Department of Transportation

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jan-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation supported confirmation of former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao as the new head of the Department of Transportation in a letter sent today (January 11, 2017) to the Senate. “Mrs. Chao has an incredible history, knowledge and experience within the transportation industry and we think […]

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The RideConnected motorcycle communication App now available for free in the iTunes and Google Play Stores

IRVINE, Calif., 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sena Technologies, Inc., the global leader in Bluetooth innovation for the motorsports, action sports and outdoor sports lifestyles, has announced today the release of the RideConnected App. The RideConnected App for motorcycle riding will connect multiple riders across the globe through their Sena Bluetooth headsets. Riders may now […]

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Kesko to sell its Yamarin boat business to Inha Works Ltd

Helsinki, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Konekesko Ltd, part of Kesko Group, has made an agreement to sell its Yamarin boat business to Inha Works Ltd, a subsidiary owned by Yamaha Motor Europe N.V.  The representation of Yamaha’s recreational machinery in Finland transfers From Konekesko Ltd to Yamaha Motor Europe N.V. Kesko’s strategic objective is […]

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NRF/Hackett Associates Global Port Tracker Report: Retail imports expected to be up 3.2% this month over the same time last year

WASHINGTON, 2016-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to be up 3.2 percent this month over the same time last year as stores bring in the last of the merchandise for the holiday season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today (December 9, 2016) […]

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Leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific Matson, Inc. is all-in on the AWS Cloud

Matson closes final data centers as it moves its critical shipping and logistics businesses to AWS for increased performance, reliability, and security SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced that Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, is all-in on […]

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SkyBus rollS out self-serve ticketing on its Melbourne routes with NCR Corporation

Fast-growing airport transfer service chooses NCR’s omni-channel self-serve solution Melbourne, Australia, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — SkyBus, operators of Melbourne’s express CBD to airport transport service, has rolled out self-serve ticketing on its Melbourne routes with NCR Corporation, the global leader in omni-channel solutions. The roll out has enabled SkyBus to offer omni-channel and […]

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Colruyt Group joins sustainable transport initiative by shipping citrus fruits from Spain via Cool Rail

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colruyt Group will be shipping several containers of citrus fruit each week from Spain via Cool Rail, a new rail link for fresh produce between Valencia and the Port of Cologne. Trucks transport the containers to the distribution centre in Halle and return to Cologne with empty […]

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NRF and Hackett Associates Global Port Tracker report: retail imports expected to be up 4.4 percent this month

WASHINGTON, 2016-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the holiday shopping season officially under way, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to be up 4.4 percent this month over the same time last year and should see a slightly larger increase next month, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released […]

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Garmin’s portfolio of integrated flight deck upgrades now includes G5000 modernization program for Citation Excel and Citation XLS

Garmin’s portfolio of integrated flight deck upgrades now includes G5000 modernization program for Citation Excel and Citation XLS   OLATHE, Kan, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today (October 25, 2016) announced it will expand its portfolio of integrated flight deck upgrades to now include a […]

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GoCargo: X5 Retail Group launches new service for booking cargo transportation services online

Moscow, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or “the Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announces the launch of GoCargo, the Company’s proprietary solution for booking cargo transportation services online. The new service enables senders to place shipping orders, and distributes them among registered private carriers based on […]

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Uber drivers and riders can now earn Shop Your Way points

SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Uber Technologies, Inc. and Shop Your Way, a business unit of Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD), announced a strategic relationship that allows drivers and riders to earn Shop Your Way points on trips they make with Uber. The new program leverages the scale of Shop Your Way, its […]

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Int’l Trade: Series of high quality China-Europe block train video stories launched by BON Cloud

BEIJING, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The biggest story coming out of China today is the launching of the Silk Road on Rails: China-Europe block trains that carry goods across the globe. The proposal to establish China-Europe railroads surprised even the most experienced of rail industry players, yet thousands of trains now traverse these tracks […]

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Shippit integrates Intershop Commerce Suite into its Freight Management & Booking Platform

Melbourne, 2016-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Start up logistics software solutions company Shippit who have re-engineered parcel delivery by leveraging cloud services and smart digital technology called on Intershop to “ice the cake” by completing the integration of the Intershop Commerce Suite into the Shippit Freight Management & Booking Platform. The appeal of Shippit is […]

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X5 Retail Group opens two distribution centres in the Republic of Adygeya to develop its logistics infrastructure in the South of Russia

Maykop, Russia, 2016-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or the “Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announces the opening of two distribution centres (DC) in the Republic of Adygeya as part of the Company’s strategy to develop its logistics infrastructure in the South of Russia. The state-of-the-art logistics […]

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ASKO SKAL SAMARBEIDE MED SCANIA OM HYDROGENDREVNE LASTEBILER

Norway, 2016-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — ASKO har valgt Scania som leverandør av lastebiler til sitt hydrogenprosjekt. Hydrogen skal framstilles lokalt, ved hjelp av solceller. Målet er at både lastebiler og trucker skal kjøres med lokalt produsert hydrogen. ASKO har en ambisjon om å bli klimanøytral. Ambisjonen innebærer at ASKO kun skal distribuere matvarer med […]

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Goods and Service Tax (GST) can Alter Economic Prospects of India: Industry Experts

Chennai, India, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The long awaited Goods and Service Tax (GST) has passed the last mile hurdle with country’s upper house of Parliament clearing the Bill on Wednesday, after much deliberations and amendments to appease the strong opposition. How does this tax reform going to benefit the retail sector which […]

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Amazon showcases its first ever branded air cargo plane during Seafair’s Air Show

SEATTLE, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Aug. 5, 2016) is showcasing its first ever branded air cargo plane during Seafair’s Air Show, an annual community celebration taking place in Amazon’s hometown of Seattle. The Boeing 767-300, operated by Amazon’s air cargo provider Atlas Air, is flying in the Seafair Air Show to thousands […]

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SSP America debuted portfolio of multiple award-winning proprietary brands in Airsides 1 and 3 at Orlando International Airport

London, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ —  SSP America, a division of SSP Group, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has debuted a portfolio of multiple award-winning proprietary brands in Airsides 1 and 3 at Orlando International Airport (MCO). The four new food and beverage locations are inclusive of […]

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Lowe’s announces plans for new direct fulfillment center in Robertson County, Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn., 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd joined Lowe’s today to announce the company will locate a new direct fulfillment center in Robertson County. The home improvement company expects to invest approximately $100 million and create up to 600 jobs in Coopertown, northwest […]

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Moët Hennessy and LVMH partnership with Solar Impulse reached an amazing achievement as the first solar aircraft completes its round-the-world flight

Abu Dhabi, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — On July 24, Solar Impulse took off from Cairo for the final leg on its round-the-world flight. The first aircraft powered only by solar energy arrived last evening in Abu Dhabi, where it began this amazing adventure in March 2015. This groundbreaking initiative has been supported by Moët […]

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SPAR Austria opens new state-of-the-art logistics centre in Ebergassing, Austria

The existing SPAR warehouse located in the town of St. Polten had become too small to efficiently supply the growing number of SPAR stores in Vienna. Recognizing that this would only become more difficult over time, SPAR Austria invested in a new state-of-the-art logistics centre in the area of Ebergassing (Lower Austria) in co-operation with the Austrian logistics […]

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IKEA installs three Blink® electric vehicle charging stations at its Las Vegas, Nevada store

LAS VEGAS, NV, 2016-Jul-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced it has installed three Blink® electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at its Las Vegas, Nevada store as part of a partnership with Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI), the owner of the Blink Network and Blink EV charging […]

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CVS Pharmacy responds to the recent flooding in Elkview, West Virginia area with the opening of mobile pharmacy

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy announced today that the company has opened a mobile pharmacy in Elkview, West Virginia, in response to the deadly flooding that devastated the area in late June. In order to serve community members whose pharmacies have been damaged or destroyed,CVS Pharmacy opened a mobile pharmacy at […]

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METRO GROUP to build its largest logistics hub in Marl — the largest one in Germany

Düsseldorf, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — METRO GROUP plans to build its largest logistics hub in Marl to service the German wholesale stores of METRO Cash & Carry and the Real hypermarkets. With a total area of more than 220,000 square meters and over 1,000 jobs, it will be at the same time the […]

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Wetherspoon airport pub The Windmill at Stansted Airport named ‘Airport bar of the year’ in the FAB awards

Watford, United Kingdom, 2016-Jul-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — A Wetherspoon airport pub which serves more than one million customers a year has been named as the best in the world in the prestigious FAB (Food & Beverage) awards The Windmill, which opened at Stansted Airport in March 2015, won the title ‘Airport bar of […]

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SSP’s Wine and View at Helsinki Airport and Le Train Bleu at Paris Gare de Lyon honored at the Moodie FAB awards

London ,2016-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has scooped two of the top prizes at the prestigious Moodie FAB awards. Organised by leading business-to-business publisher and information provider The Moodie Davitt Report, the awards recognise the best of the food and beverage business […]

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SASCO to pay cash dividends for the financial year 2015

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,, 2016-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Reference to SASCO Ordinary General Assembly Meeting (35th) held at 3:30 pm of Wednesday April 20th 2016 at SASCO Head office (Al-Ehsa Street Malaz – Riyadh) which was decided to release cash dividends for the financial year 2015 with a lump sum of 27 million […]

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