Tesco to donate the profits from increased ice sales due to the ice bucket challenge to the Motor Neurone Disease Association

Cheshunt, England, 2014-8-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco will donate the profits from an increase in ice sales due to the ice bucket challenge to the Motor Neurone Disease Association, it was announced today. The donation currently stands at £20,000 – an amount which is expected to increase after further ice sales over the weekend. Tesco saw […]

Walmart announced new commitment to advance energy efficiency and reduce environmental impact of its China-based manufacturers

Walmart builds on ongoing commitment to boost energy efficiency and reduce environmental impact of China supply chain SHENZHEN, China, 2014-8-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — At today’s Walmart Supplier Summit in Shenzhen, Walmart announced a new commitment to further strengthen the sustainability of its global supply chain by advancing the energy efficiency of its China-based manufacturers. The commitment […]

The first French Netflix original series Marseille to debut exclusively in all Netflix territories in late 2015

AN UNCOMPROMISING LOOK AT POLITICS, AMBITION AND MONEY, MARSEILLE DEBUTS IN ALL NETFLIX TERRITORIES IN LATE PARIS and BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., 2014-8-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marseille, an eight episode tale of power, corruption and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the French port city, will debut exclusively in all Netflix territories in late 2015. The […]

H&M announces Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga will star in its Holiday campaign for 2014

H&M is proud to announce that Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga will star in its Holiday campaign for 2014. Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-8-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The two superstars will both appear in the commercial, performing a track from their album Cheek to Cheek, which will be released on September 23rd. The upcoming album is a collaboration […]

The National Retail Federation appoints Mary Heitman Vice President of Retail Programs

Mary Heitman Named Vice President of Retail Programs WASHINGTON, 2014-8-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today announced the hiring of Vice President of Retail Programs, Mary Heitman. Heitman comes to NRF from the Trust for the National Mall, where she served as director of events and deputy director of development. In that […]

Co-op launches its new At Home campaign

Western Canada, 2014-8-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Buying local food items and supporting local businesses has never been easier thanks to new in-store labels and an innovative local scoring system being introduced in 210 Co-op stores throughout Western Canada. Co-op is launching its new At Home campaign (www.athomewithcoop.ca) this week in Alberta and British Columbia. It will be […]

Target adopts Like2Buy; lets Instagram users easily buy products featured in photos from participating brands

MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-8-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — You know those moments when that must-have pair of shoes or one-of-a-kind bag appears in your Instagram feed? How about the bummed out feeling after, because you can’t quickly buy what you see? We’re all familiar with the longing that comes from countless hours scouring the Internet tracking down the object of […]

Cooking School @ Market Bistro by Price Chopper to offer variety of classes starting September 4

Latham, N.Y., 2014-8-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beginning September 4, the Cooking School @ Market Bistro by Price Chopper will be offering a variety of classes that range from basic cooking to more advanced recipes and skill levels, including; ethnic foods, quick meals, appetizers, baking and pastry classes. The registration fee for each class ranges from $20 […]

Groupe Auchan contributes $1.5 million to Rana Plaza Donor’s Trust Fund set up under the auspices of the ILO

Groupe Auchan has decided to contribute a total of $1.5 million to the Rana Plaza Donor’s Trust Fund set up under the auspices of the ILO. PARIS, 2014-8-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The company’s employees, buyers, Group council personnel representatives, and shareholders were all distressed by the tragedy of April 24, 2013 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, where […]