IKEA submits final plans to the City of Joliet, IL that would advance the development of its previously approved Midwestern distribution center

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2015-2-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced it is submitting final plans to the City of Joliet, IL that would advance the development of its previously approved Midwestern distribution center. The Swedish company received initial governmental approvals from the City and purchased the land in 2007, in anticipation […]

The John Lewis Partnership elects Trevor Phillips Partnership Council President

LONDON, 2015-2-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership announces that Trevor Phillips has been elected Partnership Council President. The appointment will be effective from 25 March 2015 when David Jones steps down. Trevor will be the first external appointment to the role since 1928. The Partnership Council is the democratically elected body that […]

Mexico’s first Starbucks Reserve™ store features carefully curated line of some of the world’s rarest single-origin, small-lot arabica coffees

Mexico City, 2015-2-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the heart of the Arcos Bosques commercial center in Mexico City’s Bosques de las Lomas neighborhood is a new Starbucks unlike any other in the country. It is Mexico’s first Starbucks Reserve™ store featuring a carefully curated line of some of the world’s rarest single-origin, small-lot arabica coffees. From […]

Starbucks launches its Evenings Programme in UK offering a range of meals and shareable hot and cold snacks with premium wines and beers

LONDON, 2015-2-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks has launched its Evenings Programme in the UK, offering a range of meals and shareable hot and cold snacks with premium wines and beers – from chorizo and prawn skewers with chili ketchup, to truffle mac & cheese and braised British beef. The newly renovated Stansted Airport store, […]

Starbucks named fifth most admired company in the world according to new research from Fortune magazine

SEATTLE, 2015-2-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks is the ­­­fifth most admired company in the world, according to new research from Fortune magazine, and is the number one company worldwide in the food service industry. Fortune calls its list “the definitive report card on corporate reputations. Here is the Fortune’s 2015 assessment of Starbucks: Operating in […]

Starbucks to present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Consumer & Retail Conference on March 3 and at UBS Global Consumer Conference on March 5, 2015

SEATTLE, 2015-2-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) today announced the company will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Consumer & Retail Conference in New York at 12:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, and at the UBS Global Consumer Conference in Boston at 8:45 a.m. ET on Thursday, March 5, […]

METRO GROUP achieved its sales and profit targets for the financial year 2013/14

Sales and EBIT guidance achieved in the financial year 2013/2014 Proposed dividend of €0.90 per ordinary share Q1 2014/15: sales adjusted for portfolio changes and currency effects rose by 2.6%; EBIT before special items exceeds exchange-rate adjusted EBIT for previous year Forecast 2014/15: exchange-rate adjusted sales and profits expected to continue increasing New target: by […]

Carrefour made changes to the use-by dates on 350 of its own-brand products to tackle food waste

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2015-2-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Within the framework of its Antigaspi plan to tackle food waste that it initiated in 2013 and following quality checks and food tests, Carrefour has made changes to the use-by dates on 350 of its own-brand products: – On grocery products: the optimum use-by dates on 135 cereal type […]

PatientsLikeMe works with Walgreens to help people understand how the medications they take may affect them

Newly-Enhanced Health Dashboard Now Includes Access to Patient-Reported Data on Side Effects for 5000+ Medications CAMBRIDGE, MA., 2015-2-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — PatientsLikeMe is working with Walgreens to help make it easier for people to understand how the medications they take may affect them. Now, anyone researching a medication or filling a prescription on Walgreens.com can access […]

Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy to dispense Ibrance for those requiring access to advanced, metastatic breast cancer therapy

New Drug Available to Treat ER+/HER2- Advanced, Metastatic Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal Women DEERFIELD, Ill., 2015-2-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today announced that Ibrance® (palbociclib) is immediately available through Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy for those requiring access to advanced, metastatic breast cancer therapy. Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy was selected by Pfizer as one of a group of […]