Kingfisher CEO Sir Ian Cheshire: circular economy, a world where creating and using products wastes nothing

London, UK, 2014-1-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Innovation is critical to what we want to do as a business: making it easier for people to have better homes and better lives. In turn, it is through innovation that we will build our future as a business. We believe that closed loop thinking has the potential […]

Dame Ellen MacArthur: A paradigm shift in retail

London, UK, 2014-1-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — In today’s dominant economic model the consumer walks away with, and ultimately throws away, the product and all the valuable materials and resources within it. The result is a linear flow of resources, materials and products – and, importantly for retail, it means once you’ve sold your product, […]

Wegmans Food Markets the first grocer to join Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s How2Recycle Label program

Rochester, NY, US, 2014-1-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets is the newest participant, and the first grocer, to join the Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s How2Recycle Label program. With the addition of Wegmans, the How2Recycle Label surpassed its 2013 goal of 20 participating companies. Wegmans is the fifth How2Recycle participant and first retailer to receive a sponsorship […]

Auchan’s Alcampo to supply food and other products to 118 BP petrol stations shops throughout Spain

Croix, France, 2014-1-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — BP and Auchan have signed an agreement for the supply of BP shops, allowing BP to offer clients a wide choice of food and other products distributed by Auchan, and including both manufacturer and Auchan brand goods. This three-year agreement will be implemented from next January in 118 in […]

LS travel retail to operate 25 new stores at Warsaw Chopin Airport

Paris, France, 2014-1-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — LS travel retail announces that it has won two major calls for tender, to operate 25 new stores, by way of its local subsidiary HDS Polska, in Warsaw Chopin Airport. These calls for tender concerned Duty-Free & Luxury, Travel Essentials and Food Service operations. New brands are to be […]