Starbucks: This first-of-its-kind Teavana® store in Seattle elevates the tea experience for tea lovers

SEATTLE, 2014-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — About 2,000 white tea leaf shapes gently rustle as customers walk by. The translucent leaves were hand sewn to light fixtures inside a Teavana store to create vibrant, airy chandeliers which help define the unique space. This first-of-its-kind Teavana® store at Pacific Place in Seattle elevates the tea […]

Inspired by a runaway reindeer Sainsbury’s to divert bags of its leftover festive food to help feed herds of the animals across the UK

LONDON, 2014-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — A runaway reindeer has inspired Sainsbury’s to divert bags of its leftover festive food to help feed herds of the animals across the UK, helping to prepare them for their busiest season. When a rare albino reindeer called Tinsel went missing from Freizeland Farm near Nuneaton shortly after […]

Sainsbury’s enjoys 30% increase in online food orders for the week leading up to Christmas – its biggest online Christmas ever

LONDON, 2014-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s will enjoy its biggest online Christmas ever this year, with around 30% more food orders taken for the week leading up to Christmas than for a normal week. The online team are now preparing to make more than 100,000 deliveries in the three days to the 23rd […]

Wegmans Food Markets introduces two French cheeses in its Wegmans Cheese Caves

ROCHESTER, NY, 2014-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Looking for something that’ll be the talk of your next party? Then check out two French cheeses making their holiday season debut at select Wegmans Food Markets: the Bourbon-washed Pie d’Angloys and the Cremeux de Bourgogne. These one-of-a-kind finds have been ripened to the peak of perfection in Wegmans […]

NACS Consumer Fuels Survey: More consumers think that gas prices will be lower in the next 30 days rather than higher

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2014-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The recent decline in fuel prices has resonated with consumers, 80% of whom report that gas prices are lower than they were 30 days ago and, for the first time in two years, more consumers think that gas prices will be lower in the next 30 days (30%) rather […]

Banana Republic to give additional perks for last-minute shoppers during its The Procrastinators Event on December 17 – 22

The Procrastinators Event offers shoppers free taxi rides, free shipping, extra helping hands, same-day delivery and more San Francisco, 2014-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just in time for the final holiday shopping rush, Banana Republic is announcing The Procrastinators Event for those who’ve been putting off their holiday shopping until now. From December 17 – 22, […]

Tesco cuts the cost of petrol giving millions of motorists across the country save more on the cost of fuel in the run up to Christmas

Cheshunt, England, 2014-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Britain’s biggest petrol retailer has cut the cost of petrol by 2p per litre and the cost of diesel by 1p per litre at all of its petrol stations. The changes will come into effect Thursday morning. Tesco’s network of 500 filling stations is the largest of all […]

IKEA plans for a possible store in the City of Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2014-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today proposed plans for a possible store in the City of Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee that could increase the Swedish retailer’s presence in the Southeastern United States as its first store in the state. The potential store could open as […]