Homebase unveiled brand new campaign that brings to life the magic of transforming your home at Christmas

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-11-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Homebase has unveiled a brand new campaign that brings to life the magic of transforming your home at Christmas. The new 30 second Homebase ad, written by Leo Burnett and produced by Hogarth Worldwide, shows a family changing their uninspired dining room table and living room […]

Sainsbury’s Blanc de Blancs NV voted the best supermarket Champagne in the annual Which? Champagne and sparkling wine taste test

We are proud to announce that our own brand Blanc de Blancs NV Champagne has been voted the best supermarket Champagne in the annual Which? Champagne and sparkling wine taste test. LONDON, 2014-11-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tasted by a panel of experts, Sainsbury’s Blanc de Blancs was described as  having ‘tantalising biscuit and […]

NRF’s Thanksgiving Weekend Expectations survey: 140.1 million unique shoppers, similar to last year’s preliminary survey results of 140.3 million

WASHINGTON, 2014-11-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Americans are readying for the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend by making sure they have a menu for their family gathering and a complete shopping list for their weekend shopping activities. According to NRF’s Thanksgiving Weekend Expectations survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, which provides a preliminary look at […]

IKEA US received score of 90 on the 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Recognition Honors Diverse IKEA US Co-worker Population Conshohocken, PA, 2014-11-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA US is pleased to announce today it has received a score of 90 on the 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. This national benchmark survey reports on corporate policies and practices relating to lesbian, gay, […]

Marks & Spencer announces details of its five point action plan to tackle the industry-wide challenge of reducing levels of Campylobacter in whole chickens

Five point action plan rolling out across M&S supply chain M&S plan implemented since September already seeing step change in results LONDON, 2014-11-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) today announces details of its five point action plan to tackle the industry-wide challenge of reducing levels of Campylobacter in whole chickens. The […]

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. announces the appointment of Ross W. (Bill) McCanless as general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2014-11-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that Ross W. (Bill) McCanless will be joining the company as general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer, effective January 12, 2015. McCanless will replace Gaither M. Keener, who announced plans to retire from the company following 30 years of service. McCanless […]

Carrefour received the approval of the Competition Authority to acquire Dia France

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2014-11-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour has received the approval of the Competition Authority to acquire Dia France. This decision marks a positive step in the completion of the purchase of Dia France’s activities. This acquisition will allow Carrefour to continue its multiformat expansion in its domestic market. This approval is the result of […]

Gap Inc. announces the promotion of two successful current executives to become global brand presidents for Gap and Banana Republic

Global brand presidents named: Andi Owen to lead Banana Republic and Jeff Kirwan to take over Gap SAN FRANCISCO, 2014-11-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — With an eye towards 2015, Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced the promotion of two successful current executives, with 35 years of combined company experience between them, to become global brand presidents […]