BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index August 2014: Overall shop prices reported deflation for the sixteenth consecutive month, decelerating to 1.6% in August from 1.9% in July

LONDON, 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — The deceleration in the overall SPI figure has broken the four month declining trend. Food inflation remained at 0.3% in August – the lowest ever recorded. Non-food reported deceleration in deflation of 2.9% in August from 3.3% in July. Helen Dickinson, British Retail Consortium Director General, said: “Shop prices reported […]

7-Eleven, Inc. celebrates 50 years of fresh-brewed on-the-go coffee with 50-cent coffee from Sept. 3 through Sept. 14

Brew News: 50 Years Ago 7‑Eleven Introduced On-the-Go Coffee to America, Retailer Now Celebrates Anniversary with 50-cent Coffee Dallas, 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc., the first national retailer to offer fresh-brewed coffee in to-go cups, celebrates 50 years of on-the-go coffee with 50-cent coffee from Sept. 3 through Sept. 14. During this time, a […]

Whole Kids Foundation kicks off back-to-school season with raising money to fund salad bars and gardens for schools and nutrition education classes for teachers

Whole Foods Market® invites shoppers to join efforts to support local schools across the U.S., Canada AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Kids Foundation is kicking off back-to-school season with a goal of raising $3 million to fund salad bars and gardens for schools and nutrition education classes for teachers. The effort is part of […]

Meijer and Mondelēz to commemorate the grassroots campaign Kick In for Your Community on Sept. 4 with U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team player Sean Johnson

Plymouth, Mich., 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer and Mondelēz will commemorate the targeted grassroots campaign Kick In for Your Community on Sept. 4 with U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team player Sean Johnson and a $100,000 donation to the Michigan State Youth Soccer Association and five other state associations including Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Northern Ohio and […]

Meijer pharmacists advise parents Back-to-School is best time for flu shots

Don’t wait for October when Back-to-School is best time for flu shots GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer pharmacists are playing myth busters and reminding parents why getting flu shots before kids go back to school is the perfect time to minimize the spread of seasonal influenza for families. While the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based […]

JCPenney’s all-new Sports Fan Shop experience on JCPenney.com to be powered by sports eCommerce leader Fanatics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney today announced the launch of an all-new Sports Fan Shop experience on JCPenney.com that will be powered by Fanatics, the largest online retailer of officially licensed sports merchandise. Fanatics, which operates the e-commerce platform for hundreds of collegiate and professional sports teams, leagues and media sites, will provide fans […]

Exclusive edition of country music star Jason Aldean’s sixth studio album available at Target

MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Multi-platinum country music star Jason Aldean just announced his upcoming sixth studio album, “Old Boots, New Dirt.” And the Target-exclusive edition will have three additional songs: “Fast Lanes,” “Too Much You For Me” and “Ain’t No Easy Way.” The album, which hits stores Oct. 7, can be pre-ordered now at Target.com/MoreJasonAldean. […]

CBRE Group, Inc. recognized by U.S. Veterans Magazine as one of the 2014 Top Veteran-Friendly Companies in the U.S.

LOS ANGELES, 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. has been recognized by U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM)as one of the Top Veteran-Friendly Companies in the  U.S. for  2014. “Our veteran and reservist employees are some of our best employees,” said Jennifer Ashley, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, CBRE. “We are pleased to provide an organizational culture where these individuals […]

The Co-operative Food topped its £100m of price cuts on Tuesday 2 September

MANCHESTER, UK, 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bacon sandwich sales sizzle as consumers stock up on lower priced everyday essentials. The Co-operative Food today (Tuesday 2 September) topped its £100m of price cuts, which have already seen sales of bacon butty ingredients sizzle, with another round of reductions including a drop in the cost of its own-brand […]

New Zealand: Foodstuffs began rolling out its new sustainable Seafood Boxes to its PAK’nSAVE and New World stores across the North Island

North Island, New Zealand, 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs North Island Ltd today announced it has begun rolling out its new sustainable Seafood Boxes to its PAK’nSAVE and New World stores across the North Island. Over the last three years the Seafood Team has been working hard to develop a more environmentally friendly solution to […]