Meijer opened new 190,000-square-foot built to LEED standards supercenter in Alpena, Michigan

190,000-square-foot store features fresh produce delivered daily, a free prescription program and pharmacy services promoting family health GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer opened one of its first stores of the year today in Alpena, Mich.  The new supercenter provides local residents and neighbors in Hillman, Rogers City, Posen and Ossineke access […]

Meijer opened new 190,000-square-foot supercenter in Manistee, Michigan

190,000-square-foot store features fresh produce delivered daily, a free prescription program and pharmacy services promoting family health GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer opened one of its first stores of the year today in Manistee, Mich. The new supercenter provides local residents and neighbors in Ludington, Cadillac, Bear Lake, Frankfort and Scottville access […]

Celebrity chef Mario Batali and culinary expert Gail Simmons to participate in this year’s Meijer LPGA Celebrity Chef Cookoff presented by Kraft

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nationally-acclaimed celebrity chef Mario Batali and culinary expert Gail Simmons will participate in this year’s Meijer LPGA Celebrity Chef Cookoff presented by Kraft. The entertaining and interactive cooking event will be held at 6:30 p.m. July 24 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum, and will showcase their […]

Whole Foods Market’s flagship store in downtown Austin celebrates its 35th anniversary by donating 1 percent of each day’s net sales to local nonprofits

Percentage of net sales May 4 through 8 at flagship store will benefit nonprofits AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — From May 4 to 8, Whole Foods Market’s flagship store in downtown Austin will celebrate the grocer’s 35th anniversary by donating 1 percent of each day’s net sales to local nonprofits that are also celebrating […]

Whole Foods Market and Instacart make traditional floral delivery convenient and affordable this Mother’s Day

Whole Trade® flowers delivered in as little as one hour, combined with gifts curated by experts at America’s Healthiest Grocery Store® AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — An estimated 54 million American households will purchase flowers or plants for Mother’s Day* so Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) and Instacart are making it more convenient by […]

X5 Retail Group acquires 100% stake in SPAR Retail from A&NN Investments Ltd

Moscow, 2015-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group (‘X5’ or the ‘Company’), a leading Russian food retailer, and A&NN Investments ltd, one of biggest privately-owned investment groupings, announce the acquisition by X5 Retail Group of 100% stake in SPAR Retail, owned by A&NN Investments Ltd. SPAR Retail operates 26 stores (previously – under […]

Harris Teeter launches its 4th annual Support Our Troops donation card campaign; benefits both the USO and Wounded Warrior Project®

2014 Campaign: Over $1.1 Million Donated Thanks to Generous Shoppers, Associates MATTHEWS, NC, 2015-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tomorrow, May 1, Harris Teeter will launch its fourth annual Support Our Troops donation card campaign. Support Our Troops benefits both the USO and Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), two organizations committed to supporting U.S. troops and their […]

Haggen donates more than $40,000 to support the four national parks located in Washington and Oregon

West Coast grocer continues tradition of giving back with expansion Bellingham, Wash., 2015-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — To show its love for the precious lakes, rivers, beaches and mountains of the Pacific Northwest, West Coast regional grocer Haggen is donating more than $40,000 to support the four national parks located in Washington and Oregon. The dollar […]

J Sainsbury plc announces that David Keens will join the Board as a non-executive director from 29 April 2015

LONDON, 2015-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — J Sainsbury plc today announces that David Keens will join the Board as a non-executive director from 29 April 2015. This follows the previously announced retirement of Gary Hughes who will step down at the company’s AGM on 8 July 2015. David was the Group Finance Director of Next plc […]

A new variety of asparagus Burgundine will be sold exclusively by Tesco

A new variety of asparagus that can also be eaten raw is to be trialled in the UK next week. Cheshunt, England, 2015-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — The variety, called Burgundine, is a purple and green cross and has been grown in Thornham, north Norfolk, specifically as a new salad crop. Burgundine asparagus will be […]

Starbucks opens its first-ever express format store at 14 Wall Street New York

NEW YORK, 2015-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — New York moves at fast pace – whether in the boroughs, in The Bowery or on Broadway. Manhattan nearly doubles its population every day as commuters make their way into the city, according to the most recent U.S. Census data, and in the Financial District thousands of people […]