Argos to join the Future High Streets Forum

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Argos, one of the UK’s leading multi-channel retailers, will join the Future High Streets Forum, High Streets Minister Brandon Lewis announced today (21 January 2014). The Future High Streets Forum brings together leading businesses, academics and local leaders to look at the challenges facing our town centres and […]

K-Group employed 520 youths at K-stores and Kesko in Finland as part of its youth guarantee programme

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last year, Kesko and K-stores launched a programme aimed to provide employment to at least 1,000 young people in the youth guarantee target group by the end of 2014. Up to date, 520 youths have started work at K-stores and Kesko in different parts of Finland. Most of […]

Sainsbury to donate money from online carrier bag charges to local charities in Wales

Sainsbury’s stores in Wales are encouraging customers and colleagues to apply for the Welsh Community Grant Fund. Over £53,000 will be allocated to a range of charities and local community groups, spread across projects of up to £500 each. The new local funding is the result of reinvesting online carrier bag charges. London, UK, 2014-1-21 — […]

Tesco launches its dotcom service on the Isle of Lewis

Customers on the Isle of Lewis will enjoy grocery home delivery for the first time Cheshunt, England, 2014-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Thousands of people living in the Western Isles of Scotland will be able to have their grocery shopping delivered to their homes for the first time, as Tesco launches its dotcom service on […]

Carrefour opens two new hypermarkets in China

Paris, France, 2014-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour spreads its presence in China with 2 new stores. January 8th, Carrefour China opened its 237th hypermarket – Anqing Huamas Carrefour.The store has a 8 270 square meter sales area and 35 cashiers, as well as a car park with the space for 400 cars. January 13th, Carrefour China […]

Midwest retailer Meijer donated two semi-trucks and trailers full of food to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin

Local food bank “earns” 132,510 pounds of food through social media campaign Milwaukee,  WI, US, 2014-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an effort to build upon its philanthropic efforts in Wisconsin and ease the toll the holidays take on food banks, Midwest retailer Meijer today donated two semi-trucks and trailers full of food to Feeding America […]

Toys“R”Us® to introduce all-new products based on the first-ever full-length LEGO adventure movie

The Toy Authority Constructs Dedicated Feature Shop and Plans Special Events in Stores Nationwide to Celebrate the First-Ever Full-Length Movie Based on the Iconic Brand  Wayne, NJ, US, 2014-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — In anticipation of the theatrical release of “The LEGO® Movie” on Friday, February 7, Toys“R”Us® will serve as a go-to destination for building enthusiasts excited to recreate […]

The Pub at Wegmans in King of Prussia, PA debuts new menu of market-fresh salads and sandwiches

King of Prussia, PA, US, 2014-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Monday, January 27, popular neighborhood food-and-drink spot The Pub at Wegmans in King of Prussia, PA (1 Village Drive, 484-690-3560) will debut an enticing New Menu of market-fresh fare, including salads, sandwiches, composed entrees and beer, wine and cocktails chosen specifically to complement the food. They will also add their latest collaboration with […]

Wincor Nixdorf to launch B2B Android apps marketplace for retailers based on multifunctional payment tablet

Wincor Nixdorf bundles cashless payment know-how Paderborn, Germany, 2014-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf is extending and bundling its portfolio of solutions for processing cashless payment transactions. At Wincor World, the company will present a B2B marketplace for Android-based apps that retailers can use to manage their stores, enhance their sales and payment processes […]

Wincor Nixdorf’s next release of – the next step towards omni-channel retailing

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Modern retail software needs to integrate the online and offline worlds and meet all the requirements of functionality, architecture and international orientation in multichannel sales. This is because, for example, today’s consumers gather information online, but make their purchases in stores – or vice versa. And in the process, […]