Diabetes UK and Tesco analysis: More than 700 people a day are diagnosed with diabetes in the UK

Cheshunt, England, 2014-7-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 700 people a day are diagnosed with diabetes in the UK, according to new analysis by Diabetes UK and Tesco. The analysis, based on National Diabetes Audit data, shows that 738 people a day are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, which has being overweight as the biggest risk […]

Sainsbury’s launches first and exclusive Freedom Food-labelled rainbow trout farmed in Loch Etive

LONDON, 2014-7-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Good news for ethical shoppers as the first and exclusive Freedom Food-labelled rainbow trout launches today. Available in 400 stores, Loch Trout Fillets are available from the fresh counter and in the aisle. The fish are farmed in Loch Etive, a sea loch on the west coast of Scotland, resulting […]

AHOLD REPURCHASED 1,424,122 AHOLD COMMON SHARES FOR € 19.61 MILLION BETWEEN JUNE 30 AND JULY 4, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-7-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 1,424,122 Ahold common shares in the period from June 30, 2014 up to and including July 4, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 13.7675 per share for a total consideration of € 19.61 million. These repurchases were made as part […]

Wegmans Food Markets reached the goal of making all sushi in its stores strictly made from ingredients that contain no gluten

ROCHESTER, NY, 2014-7-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — In one generation, sushi has made it in America. It’s the go-to snack, light meal, or party appetizer for millions. Yet people who must avoid gluten have approached sushi with caution, even though many key ingredients like rice, vegetables, and seafood don’t naturally contain gluten. The problem has been with other ingredients, […]

Howard County Department of Recreation & Parks, Columbia Association and Wegmans store in Columbia partner to introduce Howard County’s Nature Quest and the Wegmans Passport to Family Wellness

COLUMBIA, MD, 2014-7-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Howard County Department of Recreation & Parks (HCRP), Columbia Association (CA) and Wegmans store in Columbia are teaming up to introduce Howard County’s Nature Quest and the Wegmans Passport to Family Wellness, an initiative to encourage usage of the county’s excellent trail network. First developed by Wegmans in 2005, the […]

Morrisons became the first supermarket to launch free app for cattle farmers aimed at simplifying livestock management

Bradford, England, 2014-7-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons today becomes the first supermarket to launch a free app for cattle farmers aimed at simplifying livestock management. ‘Morrisons Farming App’ is aimed primarily at beef producers and is available on all Android devices to download free of charge from today and will also be available on Apple devices […]

FamilyMart’s largest shareholder ITOCHU Corporation purchased additional shares of FamilyMart in order to further strengthen the relationship between the two companies

Tokyo, 2014-7-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Notice is hereby provided that on July 4, 2014, FamilyMart received notification from its largest shareholder, ITOCHU Corporation, that ITOCHU had decided to purchase additional shares of FamilyMart in order to further strengthen the relationship between the two companies. 1. Overview of additional share purchase (1) Period of purchase: July […]

CBRE Group analysis: U.S. commercial real estate market improved strongly across all property types in Q2 2014

Los Angeles, 2014-7-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. commercial real estate market improved strongly across all property types in the second quarter (Q2) of 2014, according to the latest analysis from CBRE Group, Inc. The office vacancy rate declined by 30 basis points (bps) to reach 14.5% in Q2 2014. This was an improvement for the […]