Starbucks Community Tables are handmade and come from Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina

SEATTLE, 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — A group of Army Reservists in uniform sit around a community table in a Starbucks near a military base. With coffee cups close, they pour over planning papers. Their attention is focused on the task at hand; unaware the large table they’re using was handmade in the U.S.A. […]

Carrefour Belgium awarded Top Employer certification for the 3rd year in a row

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the third year in a row, Carrefour Belgium has been awarded Top Employer certification. The Top Employer Institute – which operates all over the world – certifies the quality of the working conditions with which employers provide their employees. The institute uses nine criteria to assess […]

Walmart debutes online shopping portal on Walmart.com for products from suppliers that are leading in sustainability

Unveils online Sustainability Leaders shop at Global Milestone Meeting SAN BRUNO, Calif., 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart announced today the debut of its Sustainability Leaders shop, an online shopping portal on Walmart.com that helps customers identify and purchase products from suppliers that are leading in sustainability. The launch of the Sustainability Leaders shop builds on […]

Walgreens Top Ten DMAs with Flu Activity for the week of Feb. 24, 2015

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2015-2-24 — /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 […]

Double Olympic Champion Mo Farah returned to the former Olympic Stadium to launch the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games

LONDON, 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Double Olympic 10,000m and 5,000m Champion Mo Farah returned to the former Olympic Stadium to launch the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games, which is due to take place in the iconic venue at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park from 24-26th July. Register for Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games Tickets The world’s best athletes […]

Sainsbury’s supplier story: Charlie and the perfect steak (video)

LONDON, 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — At Sainsbury’s we strive to build close relationships with farmers in our supply chain like Charlie, who are dedicated to working with us to produce some of the best tasting products. Charlie joined us four years ago on our quest to find the perfect steak. Using the most […]

Thousands of bags and accessories from over 80 brands at Bol.com’s new shop

Bol.com now offers customers the perfect bag for every occasion through their new shop opened today. They can choose from thousands of bags and other accessories from no less than 80 brands, including handbags of every type but also luggage and backpacks as well as laptop, camera and diaper bags. Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-2-24 — /EPR […]

Target: all online orders of $25 or more now qualify for free shipping

MINNEAPOLIS, 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) announced today that, effective immediately, all online orders of $25 or more now qualify for free shipping, with virtually no exclusions. The new minimum, decreased from $50, makes Target’s new free shipping threshold among the most compelling offers in online retailing. “Lowering the free shipping threshold […]

Dollar Tree, Inc. to participate in the Raymond James 36th Annual Institutional Investors Conference on March 2, 2015

CHESAPEAKE, Va., 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores selling everything for $1 or less, today announced its participation in the Raymond James 36thAnnual Institutional Investors Conference on March 2, 2015. Bob Sasser, Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Wampler, Chief Financial Officer, and Randy Guiler, […]

Frozen food month during March at DeCA

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Great savings on frozen food items highlighted by specially decorated frozen food departments can mean only one thing for commissary shoppers. It’s March – frozen food month! “Our customers love Frozen Food Month,” said Tracie Russ, DeCA’s sales director. “They have good reasons to stock up on […]