Foodstuffs stores to implement changes to the infant formula security protocols announced in March 2015

North Island, New Zealand, 2015-5-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following discussion with MPI we can confirm that our stores will be implementing some variations to the infant formula security protocols that have been in place since the threat was announced in March 2015. Across our New World, PAK’nSAVE and Four Square stores we will continue […]

Wincor Nixdorf to provide IT managed service to UK fashion retailer SuperGroup’s stores in 7 European countries

Standard global processes lead to contract award Paderborn, Germany, 2015-5-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf, a leading retail and banking IT solutions provider, has been selected by SuperGroup, the UK fashion retailer, to provide an IT managed service to support its existing stores in the UK and six other European countries, as well as […]

Nickelodeon’s Blaze and the Monster Machines™ toys now available exclusively at Toys“R”Us®

Company Revs its Engines to Serve as the First Destination to Offer the Highly Anticipated Line of Vehicles, Die-Cast and Plush from Fisher-Price Wayne, NJ, 2015-5-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Straight from Axle City to Toys“R”Us® comes an all-new assortment of toys from Fisher-Price based on the hit Nickelodeon preschool show, Blaze and the Monster Machines™. […]

Carrefour Romania and Green Group add two new waste collecting SIGUREC stations in Bucharest

ROMANIA, 2015-5-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Green Group in collaboration with Carrefour Romania have inaugurated in the parking lots of Carrefour Colentina and Berceni one SIGUREC station, the smart system for collecting waste directly from consumers, based on reward. In Bucharest, SIGUREC has another three stations in the parking lots of Carrefour Băneasa, Militari […]

Delhaize Group confirms preliminary merger discussions with Royal Ahold N.V.

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 2015-5-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group confirmed today that it has entered into preliminary discussions with Royal Ahold N.V. to explore the opportunity of combining the two companies. These discussions may or may not result in a future transaction. The company will communicate material updates, if any, in accordance with regulatory requirements. » Delhaize […]

Lowe’s Canada to acquire the leases of 13 former Target Canada locations and to purchase Target’s Milton, Ontario distribution centre for C$151 million

Accelerates Lowe’s Expansion Across Canada TORONTO, 2015-5-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada announced today it has reached agreement to acquire the leases of 13 former Target Canada locations and to purchase Target’s Milton, Ontariodistribution centre for a total purchase price of approximately C$151 million.  This acquisition came as part of a real estate auction […]

Mobile by Sainsbury’s slashes cost of roaming in over 30 European countries until 30th September 2015

LONDON, 2015-5-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — From 6th May – 30th September 2015, Mobile by Sainsbury’s, [the MVNO] launched in July 2013, is slashing the cost of roaming in over 30 European countries, including top holiday destinations such as Spain, France and Greece. Customers on Pay-as-you-go and SIM-only deals (launched 6th May) will now […]

Tesco scooped 12 Gold and 12 Silver Awards at The Grocer’s Own Label Food and Drink Awards

Cheshunt, England, 2015-5-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco scooped an impressive 14 awards for its finest* range at The Grocer’s Own Label Food and Drink Awards. Overall, the retailer picked up 24 gongs including 12 Gold and 12 Silver Awards. Jason Tarry, Head of Product at Tesco said, “We are delighted that once again we […]