Select Rite Aid Stores Nationwide Set to Open 8 a.m. Thanksgiving and 7 a.m. Black Friday

Select Rite Aid Stores Nationwide Set to Open 8 a.m. Thanksgiving and 7 a.m. Black Friday to Kick Off Busiest Shopping Weekend of the Year Camp Hill, Pa., 2014-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid stores nationwide are ready for customers to dash through the aisles in search for the perfect gift, décor or holiday […]

Whole Foods Market® to offer discounts of up to 35 percent on ethically traded products all weekend long in honor of Fair Friday

AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fair is the new black at Whole Foods Market – the new Black Friday, that is! As shoppers head out on the busiest shopping day of the year, the grocer will be offering discounts of up to 35 percent on ethically traded products all weekend long in honor […]

Dunkin’ Donuts to open 63 new restaurants in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, Palm Springs and Bakersfield over the next several years

CANTON, MA, 2014-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of multi-unit store development agreements with five franchise groups for a total commitment of 63 new restaurants in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, Palm Springs and Bakersfield over the next several years. The […]

Darden Restaurants scored 100 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI)

Orlando, Fla., 2014-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the third consecutive year, Darden Restaurants scored 100 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), one of 366 companies to do so. The HRC’s annual index is a renowned national benchmarking tool for U.S. businesses in the increasingly important issue of […]

NGA president and CEO Peter J. Larkin comments on the new labeling rules of the The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Arlington, VA, 2014-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its plans to finalize two rules requiring that chain restaurants, similar retail food establishments and vending machines with 20 or more locations list calorie information on their menus and menu boards. NGA president and CEO, Peter J. Larkin issued the following statement […]

Gap gives away all-expense paid dream escape to New York, Las Vegas, Miami, Chicago or Disney World this Black Friday

100 lucky shoppers to win a dream vacation NEW YORK, 2014-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Black Friday, Gap, the iconic American clothing brand, is giving shoppers the chance to win an all-expense paid dream escape to the country’s most stylish and iconic locations – New York, Las Vegas, Miami, Chicago or Disney World.  The […]

Gap opens its own dedicated online shop within Zalando

New ecommerce channel will help reach new audiences and support Gap’s global growth strategy New York/Berlin, 2014-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap brand and Zalando, Europe’s largest online fashion web site, have today announced a partnership that will see Gap open its own dedicated online shop within Zalando. The American retailer will offer a broad […]

The National Association of Convenience Stores expressed disapproval of the sweeping new menu labeling regulations imposed by the FDA on small businesses

​ALEXANDRIA, VA,  2014-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) expressed disapproval of the sweeping new menu labeling regulations imposed on convenience stores and other food establishments including grocery stores, movie theaters, and vending machines by the Food and Drug Administration earlier today. “The FDA has clearly gone beyond congressional intent […]

NACS: Ricker Oil Co. chairman Jay Ricker elected chairman of the Fuels Institute

​ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2014-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Jay Ricker, chairman of Ricker Oil Co. (Anderson, IN) was elected chairman of the Fuels Institute. The election took place November 20 during the Fuels Institute’s Annual Meeting and Fuels Summit in Newport Beach, CA.  Andy Viens, president of global marketing for Phillips 66 Co. (Houston, TX), was […]