Pantheon™ Blend No. 1 is available exclusively at the Starbucks Reserve® Roastery and Tasting Room in Seattle for a limited time

SEATTLE, 2015-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — In May 2014 Howard Schultz, Starbucks chairman, president and ceo, came to the Starbucks coffee team with a special request. He had an idea to celebrate the first Starbucks Reserve® Roastery and Tasting Room, a one-of-a-kind, immersive experience where customers could see the rare small-batch  line of Starbucks […]

Marie Claire magazine features Teavana president Annie Young-Scrivner

SEATTLE, 2015-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The 15 million women around the world who read Marie Claire magazine are looking for fashion and beauty trends, but they want more. They’re turning the pages or checking online to find inspiration and learn from female role models. February’s edition features a “power profile” of Annie Young-Scrivner, […]

Sainsbury’s partners with Dennis the Menace and the Bash Street Kids to launch the 2015 Active Kids campaign which helps children lead healthier, more active lifestyles

LONDON, 2015-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dennis the Menace and the Bash Street Kids are swapping chaos and cheekiness for healthy cooking and active lifestyles, thanks to a groundbreaking partnership with leading supermarket, Sainsbury’s. Sainsbury’s has joined forces with Britain’s longest running comic to launch the 2015 Active Kids campaign which helps children lead […]

Waitrose to create 2,000 jobs in new and extended shops and in new e-commerce grocery depot in 2015

LONDON, 2015-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose has today announced that it expects to create 2,000 jobs in new and extended shops, as well as in a new e-commerce grocery depot in 2015. The retailer is opening 14 shops across the UK from spring this year, including seven new supermarkets and seven new little […]

Waitrose to pay 33.1 p per litre to Waitrose dairy farmers for the milk they provide to the retailer

LONDON, 2015-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose has confirmed the fair and leading price its pool of essential Waitrose dairy farmers receive for the milk they provide to the retailer. This currently stands at 33.1 p per litre (equivalent to 75.2p for four pints). Unlike many other retailers, Waitrose sources its milk from a […]

Kesko names Google’s Country Manager Finland Anni Ronkainen Chief Digital Officer and Group Management Board member

Anni Ronkainen, Google’s Country Manager Finland, appointed Kesko’s Chief Digital Officer and Group Management Board member HELSINKI, FINLAND, 2015-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — M.Sc. (Econ.) Anni Ronkainen, 48, who has been Google’s Country Manager Finland since 2009, has been appointed Kesko’s Chief Digital Officer, responsible for business development, digital business environment and marketing, and […]

NRF’s Valentine’s Day Consumer Spending Survey: Average person will spend $142.31 on candy, flowers, apparel and more, up from $133.91 last year

WASHINGTON, 2015-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cupid has some tricks up his (non-existent) sleeve this year with plans to shower Americans with jewelry, candy and a special night out. According to the National Retail Federation’s Valentine’s Day Consumer Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics, the average person celebrating Valentine’s Day will spend […]

Carrefour invests in fund for fast-growing tech and digital companies

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2015-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour announces it has invested in Partech Growth, an investment fund for fast-growing tech and digital companies. This investment confirms the importance that Carrefour gives to innovation at all levels of its organization. Carrefour constantly undertakes full-scale tests, including in-store, in order to enrich the customer experience and […]

Dunkin’ Donuts introduces the brand’s seasonal lineup of sweet heart treats this Valentine’s Day

Heart-shaped Cookie Dough and Brownie Batter Donuts return to Dunkin’ Donuts Coffee and chocolate lovers alike can enjoy the flavors of White Chocolate and Raspberry in Dunkin’ Donuts’ new White Chocolate Raspberry Lattes, topped with festive hearts CANTON, Mass., 2015-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Valentine’s Day, Dunkin’ Donuts is putting a little extra “heart” into […]

Rite Aid Corporation announces the promotion of Ray Payne to group vice president, real estate

Camp Hill, Pa., 2015-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) announced today that Ray Payne, currently vice president, real estate west coast, has been promoted to group vice president, real estate. Payne succeeds Karen Smith, who retired last year after more than 35 years with the company. As Group Vice President of Real […]