Kesko to offer customers multi-channel building, interior decoration and home and speciality goods stores and services

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-9-26— /EPR Retail News/ — In the home and speciality goods trade and the building and home improvement trade, the importance of e-commerce and online services has greatly increased and the improvement of competitiveness necessitates major renewal. In response to these requirements, Kesko is seeking synergies especially in the production of online services and […]

Co-op to launch new in-store labels and scoring system across its 210 food stores throughout Western Canada

Saskatchewan, Canada, 2014-9-26— /EPR Retail News/ — Buying local food items and supporting local businesses has never been easier thanks to new in-store labels and an innovative scoring system powered by Localize. Co-op is introducing the scoring system in 210 food stores throughout Western Canada, which is now available in stores across Saskatchewan and Manitoba. […]

NRF’s Halloween Consumer Spending Survey: Average person to spend $77.52 this Halloween, compared to $75.03 last year

Spooky and Scary Alike, Record Number of Americans to Buy Halloween Costumes This Year, According to NRF Washington, 2014-9-26— /EPR Retail News/ — More costumes than ever will be flying off the shelves as Americans gear up to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year, according to NRF’s Halloween Consumer Spending Survey conducted by Prosper […]

Sainsbury’s launches new campaign to explain its new approach to pricing for customers

LONDON, 2014-9-26— /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is launching a new campaign across TV, print and in-store which explains a new approach to pricing for customers. This is the result of an 18 month commitment by the business to lower the regular prices of products across the grocery business. Find out more about pricing at […]

St Thomas’ Primary School in Sevenoaks wins bounty of sports and cooking equipment from Sainsbury’s Active Kids

LONDON, 2014-9-26— /EPR Retail News/ — St Thomas’ Primary School in Sevenoaks was selected from 17,000 schools to win a bounty of sports and cooking equipment, as well as a visit from Paralympic champion and Sainsbury’s Active Kids ambassador, Ellie Simmonds OBE. Find out more about Sainsbury’s Active Kids The school entered a national competition […]

Carrefour to display dietary information on its product packaging with new system called “aquellefrequence”

Innovation at Carrefour: to help its customers decide what food they should buy, Carrefour has just launched “aquellefrequence”, a new information system PARIS, 2014-9-26— /EPR Retail News/ — Developed with the help of food experts and people working in public health, this dietary information will be displayed on Carrefour products so that customers know how […]

Chef and broadcaster Rick Stein launches his first ever range of homeware exclusively at Tesco

Cheshunt, England, 2014-9-26— /EPR Retail News/ — Chef and broadcaster Rick Stein has launched his first ever range of homeware exclusively at Tesco.  The range reflects Rick’s passion for everything coastal, taking inspiration from his beloved Padstow and his vast experience of worldly cuisines. Designed in Britain, the collection offers simple, paired back accessories which don’t […]

Tesco takes the lead to improve opportunities and reduce vulnerability to trafficking and exploitation of young people in Indian tea communities

Cheshunt, England, 2014-9-26— /EPR Retail News/ — A groundbreaking new partnership to improve opportunities for young people in Indian tea communities and reduce their vulnerability to trafficking and exploitation has been announced today by UNICEF and the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP). The 3-year programme, supported and funded by IDH the Sustainable Trade Initiative; ETP members, Tesco, OTG (Meßmer), Tata Global Beverages […]

Wegmans donates 18,286 pounds of non-perishable food to the ACTS Food Pantry

DUMFRIES, VA, 2014-9-26— /EPR Retail News/ — On September 25 at 10 a.m., Wegmans will deliver 18,286 pounds of non-perishable food to the ACTS Food Pantry. The donation includes 20 pallets of canned goods, cereals, snacks, assorted beverages, condiments, baking mixes and other ingredients. “This donation from Wegmans comes at a perfect time,” said Eboni Nichols, […]

Commissary stores to feature samplings and demonstrations in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-9-26— /EPR Retail News/ — Commissary shoppers will see lots of pink in October, as stores feature samplings and demonstrations in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. DeCA’s industry partners – vendors, suppliers and brokers – are collaborating with commissaries throughout October to offer everyday savings with promotions such as: “Drink To […]