The National Grocers Association applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for the passage of two tax extenders bills

Arlington, VA, 2014-6-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) released the following statement applauding the U.S. House of Representatives for the passage of two tax extenders bills Thursday, June 12th: H.R. 4453, the Permanent S-Corporation Built-in Gains Recognition Period Act and H.R. 4457, America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2014. “Today’s passage of […]

The Women Grocers of America (WGA) announces the recipients of the 2014 Mary Macey Scholarship

Arlington, VA,  2014-6-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Women Grocers of America (WGA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Mary Macey Scholarship: Jazzmen Simms, Nugget Markets; Alina Williams, Wakefern Food Corp.; Kaeley Latow, Nugget Markets; and Pamela Sprouse, Gerland’s Food Fair, will each receive a $1,500 scholarship to further their education and careers in […]

Product Recall: Wegmans bagged ice sold between January 1 and June 10, 2014; sold in VA, MD, NJ, and some PA stores only due to possible metal fragments

ROCHESTER, NY, 2014-6-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is voluntarily recalling Wegmans Ice in 18 lb. (UPC 77890 29200) and 7 lb. (UPC 77890 29197) bags sold between January 1 and June 10, 2014. This recall has been initiated because the ice may contain metal pieces from a broken part in the machine that produces the […]

Rite Aid to host 21 days of special events for customers in preparation for the grand re-opening of its store at 300 North Canon Drive in Beverly Hills

Camp Hill, Pa., 2014-6-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — In preparation for the grand re-opening of the Rite Aid located at 300 North Canon Drive in Beverly Hills, the Company announced today it will kick off the celebration by hosting 21 days of special events for customers. “Rite Aid is proud to have been a part of the […]

Meijer opened supercenter in West Lafayette, Indiana

190,000-square-foot store features fresh produce delivered daily, a free prescription program and pharmacy services promoting family health GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-6-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer opened a supercenter today in West Lafayette, Ind., Co-Chairman Hank Meijer announced. The 190,000 square-foot store at 2636 Sagamore Parkway (U.S. Route 52) has created more than 270 new jobs […]

The Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft behind the red argyle and #GRgyle hashtag painted in Grand Rapids downtown

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-6-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Grand Rapids community has been looking for answers for weeks surrounding the red argyle and the #GRgyle hashtag that have painted the downtown area, intriguing residents and passersby. Well, the answers have finally arrived. Representatives from Meijer and the LPGA at a press conference today revealed that […]

Meijer opened 190,000 square-foot supercenter in Alma, Michigan

190,000-square-foot store features fresh produce delivered daily, a free prescription program and pharmacy services promoting family health GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-6-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer opened a supercenter today in Alma, Mich., President J.K. Symancyk announced. The 190,000 square-foot store at 2805 West Cheesman Road has created more than 270 new jobs and will provide local […]

The New Road School of Parlin and ShopRite launch Supermarket Careers program

Keasbey, NJ, 2014-6-13 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The New Road School of Parlin hosted a grand opening today Friday, June 6th for its ShopRite Supermarket Careers program. Students who enroll in the program train for retail jobs by working in a supermarket learning lab modeled on a ShopRite store and located right inside the school. Located at 3071 […]

ShopRite of Sewell, NJ, will now have in-store dietitian to help customers live healthier lifestyles

In-Store Dietitian Brings Free Health and Wellness Services to ShopRite Customers Keasbey, NJ, 2014-6-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — To help customers live healthier lifestyles, ShopRite of Sewell, NJ, will now provide the free services of an in-store dietitian. Frank Bottino, manager with Bottino’s ShopRite, a family business that owns and operates the ShopRite of Sewell, announced today […]

Sephora to open 13 new locations inside JCPenney department stores on Friday, June 27th

NEW YORK, NY, 2014-6-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beauty seekers across the country have reason to celebrate. Sephora, the ultimate beauty destination and JCPenney, one of America’s leading retailers, are opening 13 new locations inside JCPenney department stores on Friday, June 27th. The first 100 clients to show up at each grand opening will dip into our […]