The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company kicks-off the New Year with the launch of its A+ School Rewards Fighting Hunger Challenge

Participating Schools to Host Food Drives for Local Food Banks, Pantries or Soup Kitchens and submit creative displays to win prizes Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA, 2015-1-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — To help provide hunger relief to those in need, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC is kicking-off the New Year with the launch of […]

Harris Teeter donates $270,926.70 to schools this month through Together in Education (TIE)

Together in Education Program gives more than $21.5 Million since 1998 Matthews, NC, 2015-1-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter announced today that it is donating $270,926.70 to schools this month through Together in Education (TIE), Harris Teeter’s fundraising program for schools in its communities. Since 1998, TIE has donated more than $21.5 million […]

NRF’s Jonathan Gold: The National Retail Federation welcomes the news that the ILWU and PMA have agreed to federal mediation

NRF Key Votes Bipartisan Bill that Restores the Traditional 40-Hour Workweek WASHINGTON, 2015-1-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today expressed its strong support for H.R. 30, the Save American Workers Act, a bill that would restore the traditional 40-hour workweek standard for health benefits under the Affordable Care Act. NRF sent a letter […]

The National Retail Federation comments on the news that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association agreed to federal mediation

Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service to Supervise ILWU-PMA Talks; Federal Mediation Long-Sought by NRF WASHINGTON,  2015-1-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation issued the following statement from Vice President of Supply Chain and Customs Policy Jonathan Gold on the news that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association have agreed to federal […]

BRC-NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX DECEMBER 2014: Overall shop prices reported deflation for the twentieth consecutive month

LONDON, 2015-1-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overall shop prices reported deflation for the twentieth consecutive month, decelerating to 1.7% in December, after reporting deflation of 1.9% in November. Food reported annual inflation of 0.1% in December after reporting deflation of 0.2% in November. On a 12 month average basis, the Shop Price Index reported […]

Sainsbury’s Q3 total retail sales down 2.5 per cent (inc fuel); 29.5 million customer transactions in the 7 days before Christmas

LONDON, 2015-1-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Good sales performance in a tough market. Download related material Download related images Total Retail sales for third quarter down 0.4 per cent (excl fuel), down 2.5 per cent (inc fuel) Like-for-like Retail sales for third quarter down 1.7 per cent (excl fuel), down 3.9 per cent (inc […]

Sainsbury’s Q3 CSR update: Continued progress against our 20×20 Sustainability Plan across all five values

LONDON, 2015-1-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s Q3 CSR update: Continued progress against our 20×20 Sustainability Plan across all five values Our values Sainsbury’s 20×20 Sustainability Plan Download related images Celebrated 20 years of partnership with The Royal British Legion and ran our biggest ever campaign in support of the Poppy Appeal Reformulated our own-brand […]

Sainsbury’s announced over 1,000 price cuts on some of its most popular products

LONDON, 2015-1-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has today announced over 1,000 price cuts on some of its most popular products – including British essentials for a Sunday lunch or a full English breakfast. The retailer is using an annual £150m price investment to cut regular prices on over 1,000 of the most popular […]

Starbucks introduced new core espresso offering with the launch of the Flat White handcrafted espresso beverage

SEATTLE, 2015-1-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks today introduced a new core espresso offering with the launch of the Flat White handcrafted espresso beverage, available at participating Starbucks® stores in the US and Canada. The Starbucks® Flat White is an espresso beverage made with two ristretto shots, combined with a thin layer of velvety […]