Homebase reports 83% year on year increase in the sales of slug deterrents in the past 3 months

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-7-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — A record number of slugs are chopping their way through areas of Britain, new figures have revealed. Brits certainly aren’t sluggish when it comes to slug prevention. In the past 3 months, Homebase has seen an 83 per cent year on year increase in the sales of slug deterrents […]

IKEA to release its new 2015 IKEA U.S. catalog this August

New Catalog Includes Inspiration for Making the Most of Your Bedroom and Bathroom CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2014-7-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA announced today that the new 2015 IKEA U.S. catalog, filled with design inspiration and new products for every area of the home, will be available to the public starting this August. Themed “Where the Everyday Begins […]

Biffa and Sainsbury’s celebrate innovative facility that lets Sainsbury’s Cannock store to run on power generated solely from the supermarket’s own food waste

LONDON, 2014-7-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Industry partners Biffa and Sainsbury’s are today celebrating an innovative facility that will allow Sainsbury’s Cannock store to run on power generated solely from the supermarket’s own food waste. Using Biffa’s advanced anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities and a unique power link up, Sainsbury’s Cannock store will be powered using electricity generated […]

Sainsbury’s announces £200 million corporate ‘green’ loan to invest in on-going carbon reduction and sustainability projects

LONDON, 2014-7-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s today announces it has agreed a £200 million corporate ‘green’ loan to invest in on-going carbon reduction and sustainability projects. Whilst Green Bonds are now increasingly issued by institutions to support environmental and sustainable initiatives, this is the first time that a commercial loan has been structured to do […]

The Association for Retail Technology Standards announced the release of the Compliance Audit Interchange

Partnership with Fair Factories Clearinghouse Seeks to Improve Audit Efficiency for Stakeholders WASHINGTON, 2014-7-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Association for Retail Technology Standards, the standards and technology division of the National Retail Federation, today announced the release of the Compliance Audit Interchange, a specification that allows organizations to share compliance audit results securely with other […]