Starbucks Coffee Malaysia earned top honors for its employment practices at the Aon Hewitt Best Employers of 2015 Awards

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, 2015-4-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Coffee Malaysia has earned top honors for its employment practices at the Aon Hewitt Best Employers of 2015 Awards. The Best of the Best award was presented to Starbucks Malaysia at the recent Awards Presentation and Learning Conference in Kuala Lumpur. The Aon Hewitt Best […]

Ahold share buyback update: Ahold repurchased 1,179,305 Ahold common shares in the period from April 13, 2015 up to and including April 17, 2015

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-4-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 1,179,305 Ahold common shares in the period from April 13, 2015 up to and including April 17, 2015. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 18.6041 per share for a total consideration of € 21.94 million. These repurchases were made as […]

Morrisons to recruit 5,000 shop floor staff to further improve service, increase availability, and open more checkouts

Consultation begins to simplify Head Office Bradford, England, 2015-4-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons is reshaping the way that its business is staffed, investing in new store jobs to deliver better customer service, while also proposing a reduction in Head Office jobs. In its supermarkets, Morrisons has begun recruiting 5,000 shop floor staff to further […]

Price Chopper’s Bags2Riches awards $25,000 Utica native Jacquie Pirnie

Five non-profits to receive share of Bags2Riches Charitable Gift Schenectady, NY, 2015-4-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the largest and most extensive contest in the company’s history, Price Chopper’s Bags2Riches contest has defied skeptics and awarded more than 150,000 prizes and discounts. Today, the a $25,000 online prize was awarded to Utica native Jacquie Pirnie […]

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announces the groundbreaking of its first anaerobic digester at its Distribution Center in Freetown, MA

State-of-the-Art “Digester” is Part of Company’s Goal to Reach “Zero” Waste by 2020 Quincy, MA, 2015-4-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — As Earth Day approaches, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announces the groundbreaking of the company’s first anaerobic digester at its Distribution Center in Freetown, MA. The state-of-the-art digester is part of the company’s […]

Giant to support the Anacostia Watershed Society’s Annual Earth Day Celebration by cleaning up the Quincy Run area in Bladensburg, Maryland on April 25, 2015

Giant Supports Environment through Recycling and Food Waste Reduction Initiatives Landover, MD, 2015-4-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of Earth Day, Giant Food of Landover, Md. is teaming up with the Anacostia Watershed Society and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to help protect and restore local lands and water. On April 25, 2015, Giant will […]

SM Investments Corporation and its subsidiaries honored at Asia’s 5th Asian Excellence Recognition Awards 2015

Pasay City, Philippines, 2015-4-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Philippine conglomerate SM Investments Corporation (SM) and its subsidiaries recently received awards from Hong Kong-based publication Corporate Governance Asia’s 5th Asian Excellence Recognition Awards 2015. Under the CG Asian Excellence Awards, SM and its subsidiaries, SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), BDO Unibank, Inc. (BDO) and China […]

Commissary opened four new commissaries on Army, Navy and Air Force installations in 2014 thanks to surcharge funds

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-4-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — There’s a lot to learn about the commissary surcharge just by considering four new commissaries opened last year on Army, Navy and Air Force installations. Thanks to the surcharge – the 5 percent added to every commissary customer’s receipt – the military communities at Naval Support Activity Annapolis, […]