Sainsbury’s: I’m a Celebrity and X Factor contestant Jake Quickenden fulfilled his dream of becoming James Bond for the day as part of The Golden Nose competition

LONDON,  2015-2-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — I’m a Celebrity and X Factor contestant Jake Quickenden fulfilled his dream of becoming James Bond for the day – with a comedy twist. Jake recreated the iconic character to celebrate the 12 Golden Noses hidden in surprise bags across the UK, nine of which are hidden at […]

Sainsbury’s tests a new digital pricing display to cut the use of paper and automatically update prices

LONDON,  2015-2-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is trialling a new digital pricing display to cut the use of paper and automatically update prices. Jon Rudoe, the Director of Digital and Technology at Sainsbury’s, said: “A key part of our strategy is to make sure we’re looking at new technology on behalf of our […]

Sigma Pharmaceuticals: Guardian Pharmacy wins 2014 Roy Morgan Research Customer Satisfaction Award for Pharmacy

Victoria, Australia, 2015-2-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Guardian Pharmacy has achieved a rare three-peat, taking out the prestigious 2014 Roy Morgan Research Customer Satisfaction Award for Pharmacy. Since these awards were introduced, Guardian has led the way, being the first pharmacy brand to take out the award in three consecutive years, having also won in […]

CarMax, Inc. opens its first location in the Cleveland area and donates $100,000 to local nonprofits

Announces $100,000 in charitable donations to Cleveland area nonprofits RICHMOND, Va., 2015-2-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, today celebrated the opening of its first location in the Cleveland area, which is the company’s fifth store in Ohio. CarMax’s Cleveland store is now open at 4900 […]

Wegmans Food Markets to begin recruitment for full-time positions for its newest Massachusetts location scheduled to open in fall 2015

WESTWOOD, MA, 2015-2-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets today announced it will begin recruitment for full-time positions for its newest Massachusetts location on University Ave near I95 in Westwood, which is scheduled to open in fall 2015. The company’s fourth location in the state will employ approximately 550 people, most of whom will […]

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized the accomplishments of Ravitz Family Markets for its participation in its Food Recovery Challenge program

Keasbey, NJ, 2015-2-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently recognized the accomplishments of Ravitz Family Markets for its participation in its Food Recovery Challenge program, reducing climate footprint, improving efficiency, helping communities and achieving cost savings through waste reduction. A member of the Wakefern Food Corp. cooperative and led by a […]

Meijer donates $10,000 to the Great Start Parent Coalition’s Diaper Drive matching their donation of the same amount from the previous year

Renewed partnership has significant impact on the community. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-2-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer recently announced a $10,000 contribution to the Great Start Parent Coalition’s Diaper Drive, matching their donation of the same amount from the previous year and furthering the partnership between the two organizations. The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer’s previous donation […]

X5 Retail Group’s proximity store chain Pyaterochka and RPM Group sign social cooperation agreement

Kaluga, Russia, 2015-2-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V. (‘X5’ or the ‘Company’), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: ‘FIVE’), and RPM Group (‘RPM’), part of Russian Railways, announced today a joint cross-industry initiative between Pyaterochka, the Company’s proximity store chain and RPM’s plant in Kaluga, in the form of a social cooperation […]

Lawson, Inc. announces organizational and personnel changes effective March 1, 2015

TOKYO, 2015-2-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lawson, Inc. (Head Office: Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo; President and CEO, Representative Director: Genichi Tamatsuka) has announced the following organizational and personnel changes effective March 1, 2015. Organizational changes We made this organizational changes to further strengthen focus on our stores and on each area strategy. Increasing the number […]

Best Buy expands its e-commerce and mobile development capabilities by opening a technology development center in Seattle

SEATTLE, 2015-2-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Best Buy, the world’s leading consumer electronics retailer, will accelerate and fuel its rapidly expanding e-commerce and mobile development capabilities by opening a technology development center in Seattle. The development center will open in late spring 2015 in the booming, tech-centric South Lake Union area of Seattle and […]

Harris Teeter to present two local schools each with $500 check to support its commitment to educational programs

Store Manager to Present Check to Schools Date:          Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 Time:         10:30 a.m. Location:   Steele Croft Harris Teeter 13000 South Tryon St Charlotte, NC 28278 Live shots are welcomed! Charlotte, NC, 2015-2-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, Harris Teeter Store Director Charley Toothman will present two […]