Starbucks and Arizona State University created new online Retail Management Degree for partners who are part of the Starbucks College Achievement Plan

SEATTLE, 2015-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brand reputation, values-centered leadership, and ethical sourcing are components of a new online Retail Management Degree that Starbucks and Arizona State University created for partners who are part of the Starbucks College Achievement Plan. The Starbucks College Achievement Plan, launched June of 2014, is a significant partnership with […]

Teavana celebrates National Hot Tea Month with the launch of the new Winterberry Green Tea Blend

Winterberry Green Tea Blend is the Newest Addition to Hot and Iced Handcrafted Beverages at Teavana Stores in the U.S. and Canada SEATTLE, 2015-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Teavana is celebrating National Hot Tea Month by encouraging customers to start a new tea ritual with the launch of the new Winterberry Green Tea Blend. Available […]

Tesco the first retailer in UK to launch a Google Glass enabled service – The Tesco Grocery Glassware

Cheshunt, England, 2015-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has become the first retailer to launch a customer Glass enabled service with a basic version of its shopping app now available for users of the wearable device. The Glassware has been developed by Tesco Labs, which experiments with disruptive technologies that have the potential to […]

Preliminary METRO GROUP sales in Q1 2014/15 grew by 2.6% compared to the previous year quarter

Group sales up by 2.1% in like-for-like terms; 2.6% increase in sales adjusted for currency effects and portfolio changes Christmas business overall positive METRO Cash & Carry records like-for-like sales growth of 1.4%; noticeable growth in Eastern Europe and Asia Media-Saturn grows like-for-like by 3.8% Real with like-for-like sales growth of 0.9% Düsseldorf, Germany, 2015-1-15 — /EPR […]

Walgreens to launch national campaign highlighting people aging well beyond their HIV diagnosis

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2015-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today announced the launch of Well Beyond HIV™, a national campaign highlighting people aging well beyond their HIV diagnosis. The centerpiece of the campaign is a traveling art exhibit, curated in collaboration with The Graying of AIDS, an independent documentary project and educational campaign. The exhibit […]

Walgreens Flu Index™ for Week of Jan. 12, 2015: Top 10 DMAs with Flu Activity

DEERFIELD, IL., 2015-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Walgreens Flu Index™ is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranking of those experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country. With the ability to generate hyper-local data that’s as specific as a single zip code, the Index […]

Homebase: Garden designer Adam Frost returns to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in 2015 with a striking modernist garden inspired by the Bauhaus movement

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Multi award-winning garden designer Adam Frost returns to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in 2015 with a striking modernist garden inspired by the Bauhaus movement and the work of one of its most famous proponents, Marcel Breuer. Designed as an urban community garden, The Homebase Urban Retreat […]

Katarina Johnson-Thompson confirmed she will compete at the Sainsbury’s Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham on 21 February 2015

LONDON, 2015-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Katarina Johnson-Thompson has confirmed that she will compete at the Sainsbury’s Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham on 21 February 2015. The 21 year old will contest the long jump, the event in which she became world junior champion in 2012 and won a World Indoor Championships silver medal […]

IKEA recalls 5 models of the VYSSA crib mattresses to ensure a snug and safe sleeping environment for infants and young children

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2015-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Recall includes five (5) models of the VYSSA crib mattresses listed below: IKEA VYSSA crib mattresses are designed to be used with IKEA cribs to ensure a snug and safe sleeping environment for infants and young children. A gap between mattress and crib ends can pose an entrapment […]

Shop.org announced the winner of the group’s first-ever Digital Commerce Startup Competition at Retail’s BIG Show in New York

NEW YORK, 2015-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shop.org announced today from Retail’s BIG Show in New York City the winner of the group’s first-ever Digital Commerce Startup Competition. Out of five finalists, each selected in December 2014, Symphony Commerce was selected by several esteemed retail industry leaders as the 2015 winner. The company specializes […]