Whole Foods Market opens first store in New Hampshire

New Hampshire’s first Whole Foods Market offers large local selection, expansive prepared foods and in-store J.Bartlett’s Pub Nashua, N.H., 2014-8-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM), the world’s leading natural and organic supermarket and America’s first national certified organic grocer, opened the doors of its newest community market today in Nashua, New […]

Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft raises $600,000 donation to the Meijer Simply Give program to help restock Midwest food pantries

Memorable week of golf raises funds to help restock Midwest food pantries GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-8-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Representatives with the Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft today deemed the inaugural tournament a success with a $600,000 donation to the retailer’s Simply Give program, which advances its mission of helping Midwest food pantries restock their shelves […]

Exclusive edition of Taylor Swift’s fifth studio album “1989” to be available only at Target

MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-8-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Internet just went crazy over Taylor Swift’s announcement of her fifth studio album, “1989,” debuting Oct. 27. Well, we’ve got even bigger news from the superstar singer — Taylor’s teaming up with Target again for an exclusive edition of her album. This marks the third partnership between the duo to date, giving Taylor fans and Target […]

Matahari Food Business opens 31st Foodmart in Plaza Lippo, Kuningan, Jakarta

Jakarta, Indonesia, 2014-8-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — PT. Matahari Putra Prima, Tbk (“MPPA”) through its Matahari Food Business (“MFB”) who operates Hypermart, Foodmart and Boston Health & Beauty, opened its 31st Foodmart located in Plaza Lippo, Kuningan, Jakarta. The opening ceremony was attended by the MFB Board of Directors, employees, supplier’s representatives and invited guests. This […]

ShopRite customers raised money to support Ocean City Board…Walk to Defeat ALS® on Saturday, September 20

Brings total raised to $260,000 since 2003 Keasbey, NJ, 2014-8-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter is proud to recognize the work of ShopRite and its customers in Southern New Jersey for raising more than $47,000, which will go to support the upcoming Ocean City Board…Walk to Defeat ALS® on Saturday, September 20. This […]

BESTSELLER BECOMES NEW TITLE SPONSOR FOR AARHUS CITY HALF MARATHON

BESTSELLER BECOMES NEW TITLE SPONSOR FOR AARHUS CITY HALF MARATHON. THE RACE IS THE LARGEST OF ITS KIND IN DENMARK AND IS SET ON A BEAUTIFUL CITY COURSE TAKING THE RUNNERS THROUGH THE HEART OF AARHUS. BESTSELLER AARHUS CITY HALF MARATHON WILL TAKE PLACE ON 21 JUNE 2015. Brande, Denmark, 2014-8-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — “In […]

Giant Food nutritionists give easy and healthy breakfast ideas to start the school day off right

Landover, Md., 2014-8-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — With back-to-school time right around the corner, help your kids start their day in the right way with a quick and healthy breakfast. Kids who eat breakfast get more fiber, calcium, vitamins A and C, zinc and iron in their diets compared to breakfast skippers. Kids who fuel up […]

Starbucks mobile truck coming to three college campuses this fall

Seattle, WA, 2014-8-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Classes don’t begin until later this week at Arizona State University, but there’s already a buzz on campus about a Starbucks mobile truck. The new truck, a pilot mobile service coming to three college campuses this fall, offers a menu of drinks and food nearly identical to what customers would […]

Alyson Lockley named as the new Head of Own Brand at Argos

Alyson Lockley has been appointed as the new Head of Own Brand at Argos.  Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-8-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alyson will be responsible for leading the development and delivery of Argos’ own brands strategy, which is part of its transformation plan to become a digital retail leader, announced in October 2012.  Making […]

Harris Teeter and Colgate-Palmolive donate four Starlight Children’s Foundation Tablets to MUSC Children’s Hospital

Company Thanks MUSC, Starlight for Improving the Life and Health of Kids Matthews, N.C., 2014-8-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Harris Teeter and Colgate-Palmolive donated four Starlight Children’s Foundation Tablets to MUSC Children’s Hospital, as well as various items, which appeared on MUSC’s Starlight Wish List for its pediatric patients and families. Harris Teeter District Managers […]

Netflix honored with seven Creative Arts Emmy® Awards

Wins in Comedy, Drama and Documentary Categories Reflect Netflix’s Diverse Slate LOS ANGELES, CA, 2014-8-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Netflix connects with audiences and Hollywood alike, garnering four Creative Arts Emmy® Awards for its lauded series “Orange is the New Black” and “House of Cards,” and three wins for its acclaimed documentary, “The Square.” The 2014 […]

Alliance Boots announces the acquisition of full ownership of UniDrug Distribution Group

Nottingham, 2014-8-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alliance Boots today announces it has acquired full ownership of UniDrug Distribution Group (UDG), its pre-wholesale and contract logistics joint venture in the UK, from UDG Healthcare for a consideration of around £66 million for the 50% shareholding it did not already own. The joint venture is already part of […]

Sainsbury’s cuts the price of unleaded petrol and diesel across its 294 forecourts

LONDON, 2014-8-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has announced that from tomorrow, Tuesday 19th August, it will be cutting the price of unleaded petrol by up to 2 pence per litre and diesel by up to 1 pence per litre across its 294 forecourts. Avishai Moor, Sainsbury’s Head of Fuel, said: “We always aim to offer […]

AHOLD REPURCHASED 1,102,084 AHOLD COMMON SHARES FOR € 14.16 MILLION BETWEEN AUGUST 11 AND AUGUST 15, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-8-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 1,102,084 Ahold common shares in the period from August 11, 2014 up to and including August 15, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 12.8446 per share for a total consideration of € 14.16 million. These repurchases were made as […]

Piperlime reveals new online shopping experience featuring inspirational social media feeds

Introducing the New, Exclusive Piperlime Collection SAN FRANCISCO, 2014-8-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Piperlime, the online boutique known for being shoppers’ connection to chic, is excited to reveal a new online shopping experience, featuring inspirational social media feeds, and introduce the first-ever Piperlime Collection. Since Piperlime’s launch in 2006, the brand has sought to meet […]

Morrisons announced 230 stores extend opening hours between 6am and 11pm UK-wide

Bradford, England, 2014-8-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — New research has established the emergence of a ‘dawn and dusk’ shopper, with one in five consumers now regularly shopping before 9am in the morning and after 8pm at night. Morrisons is responding to the growing trend by introducing an extra 1,600 hours of trading a week – with […]

The Co-operative Group announced 207 farms will share £4,928,627.46 in premium payments

MANCHESTER, UK, 2014-8-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative announced today (Saturday, 16 August) an almost £5m shot in the arm for British farmers, who supply its own-brand fresh meat, poultry and milk. The premiums will go to members of The Co-operative’s farming groups which were launched in order to back British farmers and agriculture, and to […]

Foodstuffs: Pams and Budget to adopt Government’s Health Star Rating on all packaging

Foodstuffs has today announced that Pams and Budget product packaging will include the Government’s Health Star Rating. Whakatane, New Zealand, 2014-8-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dave McAteer,  General Manager, Foodstuffs Own Brands Ltd says, “We support the principles behind the Health Star Rating System as it provides customers with an easily understandable way to identify the relevant […]

Big Lots to celebrate the grand opening of its newest store in Reynoldsburg, Ohio on August 22, 2014

OSU Great Archie Griffin to Sign Autographs at Reynoldsburg Grand Opening Columbus, OH, 2014-8-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Big Lots announced today that it will celebrate the grand opening of its newest store at 9 a.m. on August 22, 2014. The 30,055 square foot Reynoldsburg, Ohio, store is located in the Century City Shopping Center at […]

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and Starbucks hosted nation’s first Solutions City™ event

Grinding coffee beans, a whirring blender, or the hiss of steaming milk are not the sounds you would expect to hear at a mayor’s town hall. Sacramento, CA, 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last night (August 13, 2014), however, a Starbucks store on Alhambra Boulevard in Central Sacramento became the setting for a meeting with Mayor […]

Walmart, Walmart Foundation and U.S. Conference of Mayors announced the first grant recipients of Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund’s $10 million commitment

Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund will award $10 Million in grants over next five years; Grants latest milestone in Walmart’s unprecedented $250 billion domestic manufacturing commitment DENVER, 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart, the Walmart Foundation and the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), kicked off a new chapter in the modern American manufacturing story today as […]

CarMax, Inc. opens its first store in Lynchburg, Virginia located at 507 Simons Run

Company Celebrates with Community Donations RICHMOND, Virginia, 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, officially opened its first store in Lynchburg, Virginia located at 507 Simons Run. The store is more than 8,000-square-feet, occupies more than 5 acres and stocks approximately 120 used vehicles. In celebration of the Lynchburg […]

Wegmans Food Markets starts enhanced Specialty Pharmacy Service for medications used to treat conditions in the fields of rheumatology, gastroenterology, neurology, and dermatology

ROCHESTER, NY, 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting this month, Wegmans Food Markets is offering an enhanced Specialty Pharmacy Service for medications used to treat conditions in the fields of rheumatology, gastroenterology, neurology, and dermatology. Specialty pharmacy medications can produce dramatic improvements for some people with chronic conditions like Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s […]

Whole Foods Market Cheese Expert Cathy Strange honored with Order of Agricultural Merit Award

Global cheese buyer Cathy Strange acknowledged for her contribution to agriculture AUSTIN, TX, 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Global cheese buyer Cathy Strange travels the world meeting cheesemakers and dairy farmers, tasting cheese and judging international competitions, and her most recent honor is the French Ordre Du Merite Agricole Award (Order of Agricultural Merit), presented to […]

CBRE: High-tech companies helped fuel double-digit rent growth in eight U.S. markets over the past two years

High-tech Companies Account for 20 Percent of Major Leasing Activity in U.S. Thus Far in 2014, Up from 14 Percent in 2013 ​Los Angeles, 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Robust high-tech employment has played a major role in the recovery of the U.S. office market and has helped fuel double-digit rent growth in eight U.S. markets […]

Foodstuffs held successful annual Fresh and Grocery Trade Expo at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium

Wellington, New Zealand, 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wellington’s Westpac Stadium was this week filled with the glorious aromas and mouth-watering sights of the annual Foodstuffs Fresh and Grocery Trade Expo. From Wednesday 13 – Thursday 14 August Westpac Stadium was home to hundreds of supermarket suppliers showing everything from the latest supermarket equipment through […]

Dollar Tree, Inc. to host conference call for investors and analysts to discuss financial results for the second quarter ended August 2, 2014

CHESAPEAKE, Va., 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores selling everything for $1 or less, will host its conference call for investors and analysts to discuss financial results for the second quarter ended August 2, 2014. WHEN: Thursday, August 21, 2014 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time […]

Defense Commissary Agency appoints Bradley R. Hansen principal deputy general counsel

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bradley R. Hansen has been named principal deputy general counsel for the Defense Commissary Agency. His reporting date was July 27. The announcement came today from William Sherman, DeCA’s general counsel. Hansen fills the position left vacant by Phil Koren, who retired Jan. 10. In his new position, […]

Big Lots, Inc. unveils new look for its food department with expanded food selections in all of its 1,491 stores across the U.S.

Big Lots Revamps Department Selection with an Eye Toward Value, Consistency and Convenience COLUMBUS, OH, 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Big News! Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) announced today that it has rolled out a new look for its food department with expanded food selections in all of its 1,491 stores across the country. The department […]

Argos stores in Camden High Street and Holloway Road now offer online shopping

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-8-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Local residents in Camden and Holloway can now take advantage of the speed and convenience of online shopping on their local high street, thanks to Argos which has given two of its stores in the area a ‘digital makeover’. Located on Camden High Street and Holloway Road, the […]