Two of Britain’s top high jump athletes treated the crowd to a unique training session in Birmingham’s Victoria Square ahead of Sainsbury’s Summer Series

BIRMINGHAM, UK, 2015-5-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Monday 11th May, Birmingham: Two of Britain’s top high jump athletes treated the passing crowd to a unique training session in Birmingham’s Victoria Square ahead of two major events taking place in the city as part of the Sainsbury’s Summer Series. The city centre landmark was transformed […]

Carrefour China opens two new hypermarkets

CHINA, 2015-5-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 30 April, Carrefour China opened two new hypermarkets. The first store to be opened in the north-east of China. With a sales area of more than 7000 m², it has 22 checkouts and a car park with space for 750 cars. This hypermarket is located in a shopping […]

QVC, Inc. launches the official voting period for the nationwide product search to discover the next big thing, The Search for a Better Tomorrow

QVC and Disney’s ‘Tomorrowland’ Celebrate the Spirit of Imagination and Innovation WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2015-5-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — QVC, Inc., the global leader in video and ecommerce retail, has launched the official voting period for The Search for a Better Tomorrow, a nationwide product search to discover the next big thing. In conjunction with the […]

PetSmart launches its third Pet Food Drive across 1,400 stores in North America to support local in-store adoption partners and pet food pantries

PHOENIX, 2015-5-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart has launched its third Pet Food Drive across 1,400 stores in North America to support local in-store adoption partners and pet food pantries. PetSmart’s Pet Food Drive will run through Sunday, May 17. During this time, customers and associates are encouraged to purchase pet food or basic care […]

Rite Aid to rebuild its location at 300 Martin Luther King Boulevard in Baltimore which sustained significant damage during the protests last month

Seven Other Baltimore Locations Temporarily Closed Due to Damage Now Open   Camp Hill, Pa., 2015-5-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation announced today that it will rebuild its location at 300 Martin Luther King Boulevard in Baltimore, which sustained significant damage during the protests last month. The company expects to open a temporary trailer […]

Wegmans Employee Scholarship Program to award college tuition assistance to 1,736 new recipients for the upcoming academic year

ROCHESTER, NY, 2015-5-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets has announced that the Wegmans Employee Scholarship Program will award college tuition assistance to 1,736 new recipients for the upcoming academic year. Wegmans expects to pay out approximately $4.9 million in tuition assistance to both new and returning scholarship recipients during the 2015/2016 school year. Click […]

Babies“R”Us® to continue its commitment to honor families of US armed forces by hosting baby showers for America’s military moms through 2016

Company Continues Support by Hosting Baby Showers for America’s Military Moms Through 2016 Wayne, NJ, 2015-5-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Babies“R”Us® today announced that it will continue its commitment to honor families of the United States armed forces through a collaboration with Operation Shower, an organization that hosts baby showers for military moms-to-be as they experience […]

NACS survey reveals 85% of consumers say that gas prices affect their feelings about the economy

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2015-5-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nearly nine in 10 consumers (85%) say that gas prices affect their feelings about the economy, according to survey results released by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS).  Gas prices have risen roughly 50 cents per gallon since February. One in 10 consumers (10%) say that they […]

IKEA launches its second global Life at Home Report

New York is One of Eight Cities Included in New Survey of Consumer Habits in and Around the Kitchen CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 2015-5-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA is launching today its second global Life at Home Report, aimed to improve life at home through a better understanding of people’s everyday routines and views on food, including how […]

Tesco scooped 132 medals for its own-label wine at the International Wine Challenge

Cheshunt, England, 2015-5-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco scooped over 100 medals for its own-label wine at the International Wine Challenge. Overall the retailer picked up a remarkable 132 gongs including 5 Gold, 21 Silver and 45 Bronze medals. An impressive, 98 per cent of the wines Tesco entered into the awards received a medal. […]