Sainsbury’s to help plant millions of native British trees across Centenary Woods in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

LONDON, 2014-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is marking its ten year partnership with the Woodland Trust by announcing a new partnership to support the charity’s commemorative First World War Centenary Woods project. Customers who buy Sainsbury’s Woodland free range eggs, chicken and turkey will not only be buying higher welfare produce – they will be […]

Sainsbury’s launched interactive new mobile and online tool “Sainsbury’s Food Rescue” to help Brits waste less

LONDON, 2014-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has launched an interactive new mobile and online tool, Sainsbury’s Food Rescue, developed in partnership with Google. The tool gives people practical help and inspiration on using up ingredients that can often lay forgotten at the back of the fridge or cupboard. Sainsbury’s Food Rescue aims to satisfy Brits’ […]

Marks & Spencer publishes new, agile and stronger sustainable business plan in its 2014 “Plan A Report”

LONDON, 2014-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) today publishes its 2014 Plan A Report which launches a new, agile and stronger sustainable business plan which extends Plan A across M&S’ international business over the next six years. Called Plan A 2020, the 100 commitment plan retains and strengthens M&S’ 2015 eco and ethical commitments and includes […]

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB presents six-month results for 2014 at press conference on 18 June

Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB presents the six-month results for 2014 at a press conference on Wednesday 18 June at 9.30 CET. There will also be a telephone conference in English at 14.00 CET the same day The six-month results for the period 1 December 2013 to 31 May […]

Lowe’s and top DIY dads offer project inspiration to make the perfect Father’s Day

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2014-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forget the boring striped tie this Father’s Day and give dad the gift of laying low with Lowe’s. Most dads enjoy spending Father’s Day relaxing at home with their family, so this year, create an experience he won’t forget for years to come. With help from some of our handiest […]

Denis Knoops appointed as the new CEO for Delhaize Belgium and Luxembourg

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2014-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB, NYSE: DEG) is announcing that Denis Knoops has been appointed as the new CEO for Delhaize Belgium and Luxembourg, effective immediately. Denis Knoops has worked for Delhaize Group for 22 years, serving the company in a variety of commercial, operational, strategic, and real estate […]

National Retail Federation names Robert Moraca new VP of Loss Prevention

NRF’s Senior Asset Protection Advisor Rich Mellor to Retire After 40 + Years in Retail Industry WASHINGTON, 2014-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today announced the addition of the organization’s new Vice President of Loss Prevention Robert Moraca. Moraca comes to NRF after leading Sunoco, Inc’s security, business continuity and crisis management programs […]

BRC-NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX MAY 2014: Overall shop prices reported deflation for the 13th consecutive month in May, remaining unchanged at 1.4% from April

LONDON, 2014-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food inflation remained unchanged at 0.7% from April – the lowest ever recorded. Non-food reported annual accelerated deflation of 2.8% in May from 2.7% in April. Non-food has reported deflation for the fourteenth consecutive month. Helen Dickinson, British Retail Consortium Director General, said: “May has seen shop price deflation remain unchanged […]

ICSC and Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Index: sales rose by solid 2.9% for the week ending May 31, 2014

NEW YORK, 2014-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Consumers kicked off the traditional start of summer with a shopping spree as sales soared with a bout of warmer weather across the nation. As a result retailers enjoyed a positive final sales week as sales rose by a solid 2.9% for the week ending May 31, 2014, according […]