The National Retail Federation honored with 2014 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge award by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Recognized with SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award WASHINGTON, 2014-4-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation was recognized today on Earth Day by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with its 2014 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge award. The EPA recognized NRF for supporting policies and practices that reduce truck emissions and enhance freight efficiency. “The SmartWay program is a […]

Banana Republic and Roland Mouret to launch limited-edition capsule using Banana Republic’s signature Sloan Collection

Roland Mouret collaboration amplifies Banana Republic’s signature Sloan Collection New York, NY, 2014-4-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Banana Republic and celebrated designer Roland Mouret are pleased to announce the Roland Mouret for Banana Republic Collection – a limited-edition, covetable capsule highlighting Mouret’s keen understanding of fit and the female form through the use of Banana […]

ICSC and Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Index rose by 0.4% on week-over-week basis ending April 19

In Spite of Drag from Mother Nature NEW YORK, 2014-4-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Index rose by 0.4% on a week-over-week basis ending April 19. Sales on a year-over-year basis posted a solid 1.9% increase. This increase comes on the heels […]

7-Eleven launches Pizza for Life Sweepstakes

Dallas, 2014-4-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Here’s a slice of life. Actually, make that the whole pizza pie. 7-Eleven, Inc. will give some lucky pizza-lover a lifetime of hot, cheesy pizza in the first-ever Pizza for Life Sweepstakes. The contest runs through Friday, May 16, which happens to be National Pizza Party Day. Pizza for Life Sweepstakes […]

ShopRite Owner Shawn Ravitz honored with Girl Scout Partner Award

Keasbey, New Jersey, 2014-4-22 — /EPR Retail News/ —  For almost 20 years, they have set up shop outside his family’s ShopRite stores, hawking Samoas, Tagalongs and all those other delicious varieties of Girl Scout cookies. “It’s a great environment for learning about philanthropy and doing a good deed,” said Shawn Ravitz, Vice President of Administration for […]

Price Chopper opens new Supermarket in Little Falls, N.Y.

Flag Raising, National Anthem and Ribbon Cutting Mark Grand Opening Schenectady, N.Y., 2014-4-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Tuesday morning, the American Legion raised the American Flag to the National Anthem performed by the Little Falls High School choir in celebration of the grand opening of the newest Price Chopper Supermarket located at 555 East […]

SM Foundation to renovate the Tacloban City Hospital after typhoon Haiyan

SM Foundation continues to support public-private efforts to rehabilitate the City of Tacloban Tacloban, Philippines, 2014-4-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Addressing the need to provide quality health service to typhoon Yolanda victims in Tacloban, SM Foundation, Inc. partnered with the government, the City of Tacloban, and the Department of Health (DOH) to renovate the Tacloban City […]

The Co-operative Group to open new food store in Bishopston

Manchester, 2014-4-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Group has announced plans to open a new food store in Bishopston. It has agreed a deal to open a new store following planning approval to undertake an extensive re-development of a former convenience store on the site near Bishopston Primary School.  It is expected that around ten […]

Chick-fil-A to sponsor the new College Football Playoff bowl in new agreement with ESPN

ATLANTA, 2014-4-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, the Chick-fil-A Bowl became the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl once again, and a new era for post-season college football in Atlanta officially began. The Bowl’s announcement was amplified by the news that Chick-fil-A has become the first of the new College Football Playoff bowl sponsors to announce its new agreement […]

Harris Teeter and Tresata to host the second annual Hackathon CLT on April 25-26 at Packard Place in Uptown Charlotte

Company Invites Spectators, Participants to Free Event Friday, April 25 Matthews, N.C., 2014-4-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is partnering with Tresata, a predictive analytics software applications company to host the second annual Hackathon CLT on April 25-26 at Packard Place in Uptown Charlotte. The team-based competition will offer area tech developers, designers, analysts and others an […]