Whole Foods Market to raise funds in support of Berkeley Unified School District’s Cooking and Gardening Program

Customers can participate via Facebook campaign and shopping during 5% Day Emeryville, Calif., 2014-9-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of its new store opening at 10th and Gilman on Nov. 4, Whole Foods Market is making a commitment to helping raise healthy kids in Berkeley with fundraising efforts to support Berkeley Unified School District’s Cooking and […]

Ninety Whole Foods Market’s cheesemongers passed the American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional™ (CCP) Exam

Grocer has the highest number of cheesemongers three years in a row AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-9-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ninety Whole Foods Market’s cheesemongers sliced their way through the rigorous third-annual American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional™ (CCP) Exam and passed. Of the 153 cheese professionals who passed the exam, 90 were from Whole Foods Market. This […]

Rite Aid Corporation announces sales results for August

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2014-9-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today announced sales results for August. Monthly Sales For the five weeks ended Aug. 30, 2014, same store sales increased 3.9 percent over the prior-year period. August front-end same store sales increased 1.1 percent. Pharmacy same store sales, which included an approximate 219 basis […]

Meijer to hire thousands of new team members for the upcoming fall and holiday selling seasons

Upcoming holiday season and more stores in 2015 prompts need for additional team members GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-9-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Midwestern retailer Meijer is preparing to hire thousands of  new team members for its stores as the growing company prepares for the fall and holiday selling seasons, announced Janet Emerson, executive vice president of […]

Klépierre moves its headquarters to 26, Boulevard des Capucines, in Edouard VII Square Paris

PARIS, 2014-9-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Monday, September 8, 2014, Klépierre is moving its headquarters to 26, Boulevard des Capucines, in Edouard VII Square, in the heart of vibrant, retail Paris, between the Opéra Garnier and Place de la Madeleine. Klépierre has chosen a remarkable location to accommodate its staff and receive clients and […]

Target Corp. to open two new TargetExpress stores in San Francisco’s Financial District and Berkeley, California

New TargetExpress Stores Customize Guest Experience MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-9-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) today announced plans to open two new TargetExpress stores in San Francisco’s Financial District and Berkeley, Calif., in March 2015. Target’s first TargetExpress store opened this year in Minneapolis, and the San Francisco-area stores will mark the first time Target […]

Flu vaccines now available at all Target Pharmacy and Target Clinic locations nationwide

Offerings provide Target guests convenient and affordable flu vaccination options this season MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-9-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) announced today that flu vaccines are now available at all Target Pharmacy and Target Clinic locations nationwide. Target will offer guests Quadrivalent, Trivalent and High Dose. In addition, FluMist will be available later this […]

Flu vaccinations now available at all Giant Food in-store pharmacies

Through Unilever Partnership, Three Meals will be Donated to Feeding America for Every Flu Shot Administered by Giant Landover, Md., 2014-9-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — To help prepare for the upcoming flu season, vaccinations are now available at all Giant Food in-store pharmacies. No appointment is needed and all vaccinations are administered by Giant Food’s trusted in-store […]

Indonesia: PT. Matahari Putra Prima, Tbk opens its 33rd Foodmart located in Kuta Beachwalk, Bali

Tangerang, Indonesia, 2014-9-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — PT. Matahari Putra Prima, Tbk (“MPPA”) who operates Hypermart, Foodmart and Boston Health & Beauty, opened its 33rd Foodmart located in Kuta Beachwalk, Bali. The opening ceremony was attended by the MPPA Board of Directors, employees, supplier’s representatives and invited guests. The new Foodmart is a Foodmart Gourmet concept that […]

Foodstuffs: PAK’nSAVE supports CanTeen’s Annual Appeal by selling donation cards at the checkout

PAK’nSAVE is proud to be supporting CanTeen’s Annual Appeal which starts next week. (Monday 8 September – Sunday 21 September) Whakatane, New Zealand,  2014-9-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — This year, PAK’nSAVE will be doing our part by selling donation cards at the checkout during CanTeen’s Annaul Appeal. There are three donation amounts available: $1, $3, and $5. The […]

Grammy Award-Winning band Train to perform live at QVC on September 5 during the “Train: Q Sessions Live®” broadcast

The Grammy Award-Winning Band to Perform Live from the Multimedia Retailer WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2014-9-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Train, the San Francisco hitmakers behind three Grammy Awards, are performing live at QVC Friday, September 5 at 5PM (ET) during the “Train: Q Sessions Live®” broadcast. The hour-long broadcast will showcase songs from their new album, Bulletproof […]

Defense Commissary Agency reminds patrons on how to “Be Food Safe” at home during National Food Safety Education Month

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-9-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food safety is a group hug, when you consider everyone who has a role in protecting consumers from foodborne illnesses. For the Defense Commissary Agency, that process begins where the food originates and continues all the way to the store shelf. However, during September, National Food Safety Education Month, […]