Starbucks and the Seahawks team up to raise money for A Better Seattle

SEATTLE, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — As long-time supporters of the Seattle community, Starbucks and the Seahawks are teaming up to raise money for A Better Seattle (ABS) an initiative founded by Head Coach Pete Carroll who believes in helping people be the best they can be on and off the field. ABS partners with […]

New Starbucks® app for Android™ free and available for download at Google Play

SEATTLE, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Through the new Starbucks® app for Android™, customers in the U.S., U.K. and Canada can now experience a streamlined design, including “Shake to Pay,” and easy access to their account and My Starbucks Rewards® information. Additionally, customers can now recognize their barista with a tip from their Android™ or […]

Tesco to supply 40,000 boxes of nutritious cereal to breakfast club charity Magic Breakfast for children to start the day with healthy meal

Cheshunt, England, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Thousands of children are set to benefit from a brand new charity partnership between Tesco and breakfast club charity Magic Breakfast. Magic Breakfast provides free food to over 8,500 school children in more than 250 primary schools every day, helping to make sure pupils don’t start their morning lessons […]

Carrefour partner and franchise the Majid Al Futtaim Group opened two new stores under the Carrefour banner in Dubai

DUBAI, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour partner and franchise, the Majid Al Futtaim Group, has opened two new stores under the Carrefour banner in Dubai: Carrefour “Burjuman Dubai” and Carrefour Market “Wasl Road.” The Carrefour “Burjuman Dubai” hypermarket opened at the end of August in Dubai city, United Arab Emirates. Carrefour “Burjuman Dubai”, with […]

Carrefour Italia opened its first supermarket Carrefour Market “Gourmet” in Milan

MILAN, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Italia opened its first supermarket Carrefour Market “Gourmet”. Located in Piazza Gramsci 13 in Milan, this innovative store offers a selection of Italian excellence in all the food sectors in a convenience of a neighborhood supermarket. Fruits and vegetable products of the season produced on the spot, fresh […]

Argos to hire around 10,000 seasonal workers to help serve Argos’ 60 million customers during Christmas shopping season

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Leading high street retailer Argos is looking for around 10,000 seasonal workers to help serve the 60 million customers who will shop with Argos during the peak Christmas shopping season. Extra customer advisors will be on hand to ensure millions of wish lists are fulfilled in time for […]

Kesko opens three new stores in St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko opened three new stores in St. Petersburg today. The new K-ruoka, K-rauta and Intersport stores are located in a property owned by Kesko in the northern part of the city, at Parashutnaya Ulitsa 60, on the main street leading out of the city to the ring […]

John Lewis to create more than 100 new jobs with the opening of ‘at home’ shop in Worcester in 2017

LONDON, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis has today announced plans to open an at home shop in Worcester in 2017. The shop will be located in between junctions six and seven of the M5 on a new retail scheme. The site at Newtown Road is being developed by Land Securities plc. John Lewis […]

Channel 4 confirms substantial 14 episode recommission of Weekend Kitchen with Waitrose

LONDON, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Channel 4 has confirmed a substantial 14 episode recommission of Weekend Kitchen with Waitrose – the first time an advertiser funded programme in the live cookery genre has been renewed by the broadcaster.  This recommission will see the show build on the success of its initial 12 week run […]

Four-time Paralympic Champion and Active Kids ambassador Ellie Simmonds OBE joined local children to open a new Sainsbury’s convenience store in Stratford East Village

LONDON, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Four-time Paralympic Champion and Active Kids ambassador, Ellie Simmonds OBE, joined local children to open a new Sainsbury’s convenience store on 15 September, on the site of her medal haul at London 2012. The new store, in Stratford East Village, employs 25 people and offers an excellent range of […]