Starbucks adds new holiday sandwich to its favorite holiday treats

SEATTLE, 2014-11-13— /EPR Retail News/ — Along with their favorite Starbucks® holiday treats such as the Peppermint Brownie Cake Pop, Frosted Snowman Cookie and Cranberry Bliss® Bar, Starbucks is offering a new holiday sandwich. New Holiday Turkey & Stuffing Panini A roasted turkey Panini topped with an herbed cranberry stuffing and a spread of delicious […]

6,500 colleagues joined Tesco through its Regeneration Partnership Programme

Cheshunt, England, 2014-11-13— /EPR Retail News/ — 6,500 colleagues have joined Tesco through its Regeneration Partnership Programme – these colleagues have all brought something new to how Tesco can deliver great service for customers. The scheme has been running for nearly fifteen years and has created additional opportunities for the long-term unemployed in over 60 communities […]

Sainsbury’s unveils advertising campaign featuring an account of the 1914 First World War Christmas truce

Sainsbury’s has unveiled a poignant new advertising campaign featuring an account of the 1914 First World War Christmas truce to screens in millions of homes. Called Christmas is for Sharing, the full length 3’ 20” TV ad aired for the first time last night in the Coronation Street ad break to help raise funds and […]

Kesko’s Corporate Responsibility Report 2013 chosen as Finland’s best in this year’s Sustainability Reporting Award Finland Competition

Kesko’s Corporate Responsibility Report 2013 was chosen as Finland’s best in this year’s Sustainability Reporting Award Finland Competition. Kesko’s report was ranked the best also by non-governmental organisations. Helsinki, Finland, 2014-11-13— /EPR Retail News/ — According to the judging panel, Kesko has reported its social and economic responsibility indicators exceptionally well and extensively, and has very […]

NRF’s Holiday Consumer Spending Survey: Bargain hunters are taking their time with their holiday shopping to take advantage of bigger discounts over Thanksgiving weekend

WASHINGTON, 2014-11-13— /EPR Retail News/ — Procrastinators and bargain hunters alike are taking their time getting started with their holiday shopping bonanza, possibly to take advantage of deeper discounts over Thanksgiving weekend and late in the season. According to NRF’s Holiday Consumer Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, 45.6 percent of holiday shoppers say […]

NACS survey: Declining gas prices may increase holiday spending this year

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2014-11-13— /EPR Retail News/ — Declining gas prices may increase holiday spending this year — especially among men and those ages 18-34, according to a new national survey measuring consumer optimism. For the first time in two years, a majority of men (51%) are optimistic about the economy and an even greater percentage of younger […]

Gap Inc. announces quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share

SAN FRANCISCO, 2014-11-13— /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced that its Board of Directors authorized a quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share payable on or after January 28, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 7, 2015. About Gap Inc. Gap Inc. is a leading global retailer offering […]

Old Navy brings back its “Overnight Millionaire” giveaway this Black Friday

Entire Store 50% Off When Doors Open at 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving until close on Black Friday 1,000 shoppers treated to a $200 shopping spree over Black Friday weekend SAN FRANCISCO, 2014-11-13— /EPR Retail News/ — This Black Friday, Old Navy will give one lucky shopper the chance to go to bed a dreamer and wake up […]

Wegmans Executive Chef Mark Makovec to share culinary advice leading up to the Thanksgiving feast at wegmans.com/turkeytalk

ROCHESTER, NY, 2014-11-13— /EPR Retail News/ — For the fourth consecutive year, Wegmans Executive Chef Mark Makovec will be on hand to share culinary advice leading up to the Thanksgiving feast. During weekdays, he’s responding to user-submitted questions on a featured post from the Wegmans Fresh Stories blog at wegmans.com/turkeytalk. From crowd-pleasing sides and desserts to the […]

Baskin-Robbins celebrates Veterans Day with more than $25,000 discounts on royalties and initial franchise fees for veterans seeking to open Baskin-Robbins franchise in the U.S.

CANTON, MA, 2014-11-13— /EPR Retail News/ — Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is showing its appreciation for military veterans this Veterans Day with more than $25,000 in financial discounts on royalties and initial franchise fees as part of a special veteran’s incentive program for U.S. veterans seeking to open a Baskin-Robbins franchise […]