Carrefour Foundation organises its second international food collection campaign, with support from the European Federation of Food Banks and The Global FoodBanking Network

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2014-11-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Having turned food into a means of tackling exclusion, the Carrefour Foundation is organising its second international food collection campaign, with support from the European Federation of Food Banks and The Global FoodBanking Network. From Paris to Beijing, São Paulo to Taipei… and everywhere from Warsaw to Buenos Aires […]

Sainsbury’s to take part in the Black Friday sales craze for the first time this week

LONDON, 2014-11-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s will be taking part in the Black Friday sales craze for the first time this week, with amazing prices on a range of selected products. Over 141 million customers shopped at the event in the US last year, with more UK retailers taking part in recent years, […]

AHOLD REPURCHASED 2,051,098 AHOLD COMMON SHARES FOR €28.53 MILLION BETWEEN NOVEMBER 17 AND NOVEMBER 21, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-11-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 2,051,098 Ahold common shares in the period from November 17, 2014 up to and including November 21, 2014. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 13.9084 per share for a total consideration of € 28.53 million. These repurchases were made as […]

Giant Food nutritionists’ helpful tips for staying healthy through the holiday season

Ideas for Staying Healthy During Festivities Landover, Md., 2014-11-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The team of nutritionists from Giant Food of Landover, Md. is offering helpful tips for staying healthy through the holiday season. During a time of year that often calls for numerous holiday parties, large family meals, and get-togethers, Giant’s nutritionists are reminding customers […]

Defense Commissary Agency to re-energizing Commissary Value Brand in response to growing patron demand for products comparable to the low-cost private label items

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-11-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — In response to growing patron demand for products comparable to the low-cost private label items sold in civilian stores, the Defense Commissary Agency is re-energizing an “old friend” known as Commissary Value Brand. Starting in December, commissaries worldwide will highlight about 300 Value Brand products in 33 categories […]

Wesfarmers donates $5 million to the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research to establish Western Australia’s first Professorial Chair in Women’s Cancers

Perth, Australia, 2014-11-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — A substantial philanthropic gift from Wesfarmers will have a major impact on women’s cancer research in Western Australia. The Chairman of the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Laurence Iffla, announced that Wesfarmers has donated $5 million to the Perkins to establish Western Australia’s first Professorial Chair in […]

Toys“R”Us® to celebrate 11 days of savings at Toysrus.com beginning November 26 and continuing through Cyber Week

Beginning Wednesday, November 26 through Saturday, December 6, Online Shoppers Will Find New Deals Every Day, Along with Enhanced Services and Free Shipping Offers, Making Toysrus.com the Easy One-Stop Shop for All Gifting Needs WAYNE, NJ, 2014-11-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today announced it will celebrate 11 days of savings at Toysrus.com beginning Wednesday, November 26 […]

The Co-operative Food named the UK’s number one ‘Convenience Store Pizza Retailer’ of the year at the Pizza, Pasta and Italian Food Association 2014 Awards

MANCHESTER, UK, 2014-11-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Food is delighted to have been named the UK’s number one ‘Convenience Store Pizza Retailer’ of the year at the Pizza, Pasta and Italian Food Association (PAPA) 2014 Awards. Celebrating the best Italian Food industry, the prestigious accolade marks a successful year since the retailer re-launched […]

CBRE Group report: Shortage of truck drivers poses a risk to existing distribution chain strategies and elevates the importance of real estate in supply chain structures

Markets with Intermodal Infrastructure Positioned for Industrial Space Growth ​Los Angeles, 2014-11-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. industrial real estate market expansion has been driven, in part, by the ongoing evolution of supply chains, as businesses seek to distribute goods across the country ever more quickly and efficiently. However, a nationwide shortage of truck […]

Auchan selected as the favorite hypermarket banner in Italy according to the “Retailer of the Year” survey

PARIS, 2014-11-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Auchan has recently been selected as the favorite hypermarket banner in Italy according to the « Retailer of the Year » survey, launched among customers of more than 400 retailers of the country. “Retailer of the Year” is one of the most valued price at the european level. […]