Morrisons signs new three-year contract for liquid milk with Arla Foods and Dairy Crest

Bradford, England, 2015-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons already has an existing relationship with the farmer-owned cooperative, Arla Foods, for liquid milk but the new agreement guarantees increased volumes. Arla has just opened what is understood to be the most efficient milk processing plant in the world in Aylesbury, where the retailer’s fresh milk […]

Morrisons doubles its fish processing capability and creates new jobs in its fish manufacturing site in Grimsby

Bradford, England, 2015-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Less than three years after Morrisons opened its first fish manufacturing site in Grimsby the retailer is acquiring a nearby site, doubling its fish processing capability and creating new jobs. Morrisons has agreed a deal to take over the former Kerry Foods site, which has been empty […]

Whole Foods Market to open Streeterville, DePaul, West Loop and Edgewater stores in Chicago by May

Streeterville, DePaul, West Loop and Edgewater locations the first of seven by year-end Chicago, 2015-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market plans to open four stores in the city of Chicago, with the first in Streeterville on Jan. 28, followed closely by stores in Lincoln Park near DePaul University (February 25), the West […]

Toys“R”Us® announced its 10th “Great Trade-In” event from January 23 through February 21

Highly Anticipated Event Returns to Babies“R”Us® and Toys“R”Us® Stores Nationwide from Friday, January 23 through Saturday, February 21 to Provide Shoppers the Opportunity to Remove Recalled or Outdated Baby Products from Homes; More Than 1.1 Million Used and Potentially Unsafe Products Removed from the Marketplace Since the Program’s Inception WAYNE, NJ, 2015-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

The impact of theft on UK retailers reached its highest level in decade according to this year’s BRC Retail Crime Survey

LONDON, 2015-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The impact of theft on UK retailers has reached its highest level in a decade according to this year’s BRC Retail Crime Survey, released today. The average value of each theft in-store increased by 36 per cent to £241 per incident, helping to push the direct cost of […]

The National Retail Federation expressed disappointment at the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on swipe fees

WASHINGTON, 2015-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today expressed disappointment at the U.S. Supreme Court’s announcement that it would not review an appellate court ruling on whether the Federal Reserve set a 2011 cap on debit card swipe fees higher than the level sought by Congress in legislation passed the year before. […]

Sainsbury’s pioneered new technology to power its fridges in its Portishead store with a new natural product produced entirely from waste

LONDON, 2015-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has pioneered new technology to power its fridges in its Portishead store with a new natural product – that’s produced entirely from waste. eCO2 is made from waste sugar beet in the UK by the manufacturers that supply Sainsbury’s supermarkets with sugar. The new CO2 natural refrigerant […]

Sainsbury’s becomes the first major supermarket to launch Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified cod on their café menu

LONDON, 2015-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is the first major supermarket to launch Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified cod on their café menu. As the leading retailer for sustainable seafood, this adds to the 150 Sainsbury’s products that carry the MSC logo and have been sourced from sustainable fisheries. Hand battered cod and […]

Conrad Williams will captain GB & NI team that also includes World Indoor 60m champion Richard Kilty at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow International Match on 24 January

LONDON, 2015-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Conrad Williams (coach: Linford Christie) will captain a GB & NI team that also includes World Indoor 60m champion Richard Kilty (Christie) at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow International Match on Saturday 24 January. Also lining up as part of a strong GB & NI team is former world junior […]

Kesko is the fourth most important Finnish company in terms of economic welfare according to the Prime Minister’s Office reports

Helsinki, Finland, 2015-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. Kesko, established in 1940, has played a significant role in the development of Finnish society as a whole. Today Kesko is the fourth most important Finnish company in terms of economic welfare. According to the recent report published by the Prime […]

Starbucks launches Powermat wireless charging zones in ten central London Starbucks® stores

LONDON, 2015-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks is launching Powermat wireless charging zones in ten central London Starbucks® stores, the first on the high street to offer this technology. Customers simply collect a ‘Ring’ at the till point, connect it to their phone and place their device on tables and counters that have Powermat wireless […]