Actress Cherylee Houston launched a Co-operative food store in Chorlton-cum-Hardy near Manchester

MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Actress Cherylee Houston launched a Co-operative food store in Chorlton-cum-Hardy (near Manchester) on Friday, 29 May, which re-opened following an investment of more than £310,000 to transform the store and create a new shopping experience for the community. The actress cut the ribbon and declared the new-look […]

Auchan is the most recommended banner on Internet according to Boston Consulting Group and Semiocast barometer of online recommendation

According to the Boston Consulting Group and Semiocast survey, Auchan is acclaimed for the quality of its private label products and its large promotional events (such as the Black Friday, the 25 Days …) Croix Cedex, 2015-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Word-of-mouth has become an essential source of competitive advantage. Indeed, there is a clear […]

Whole Foods Market launches Criterion Collection wines to satisfy consumers’ thirst for wine knowledge

Criterion Collection offers benchmark examples of popular global varietals at great values AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — As American wine consumption continues to eclipse that in other countries, and as Millennials adopt wine faster than any other generation*, Whole Foods Market launches Criterion Collection wines to satisfy consumers’ thirst for wine knowledge. The series […]

7‑Eleven will waive the franchise fee on select U.S. 7‑Eleven® stores available for franchise between now and June 30

DALLAS, 2015-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Time is growing short to apply for 7‑Eleven, Inc.’s Zero Franchise Fee Initiative. Between now and June 30, 7‑Eleven, Inc. will waive the franchise fee on select U.S. 7‑Eleven® stores available for franchise, a savings of up to $80,000. Approximately 250 eligible stores are located across the country, including greater […]

Wegmans Food Markets now hiring and training for part-time positions at its new Concordville location in Glen Mills

CONCORDVILLE, PA, 2015-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets is now hiring and training for part-time positions at its new Concordville location in Glen Mills, which is set to open Sunday, November 8. The 111,000 square-foot store is located at Brandywine Mills shopping center on Route 202 just south of Route 1. There are 325 […]

Liz Hunger joins The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) as Director for State Government Affairs

Arlington, VA, 2015-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced today that Liz Hunger has joined the association as Director for State Government Affairs. In this role, Hunger will manage RILA’s relationships with State Retail Association partners and facilitate communications with RILA member company executives with state government affairs as […]

Walmart Foundation grants $800,000 to the NRF Foundation for analysis of the retail industry’s learning and development needs

WASHINGTON, 2015-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — As a part of Walmart and the Walmart Foundation’s $100 million commitment to industry workforce development, an $800,000 grant has been awarded to the NRF Foundation. Through this grant the NRF Foundation will work with employers to determine the competencies needed in the industry and the potential for […]

IKEA to sponsor an in-store program ‘Feeding the Future’ to support local Feeding America food banks

Conshohocken, PA, 2015-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA announced today that it is collaborating again with Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, to sponsor an in-store program ‘Feeding the Future’ that runs June 1 – 30 to support local Feeding America food banks. The ‘Feeding the Future’ IKEA US program will donate $1 to […]

Donald T. Grimes joins Neiman Marcus Group as Executive VP, COO and Chief Financial Officer

DALLAS, Texas, 2015-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Karen Katz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC announced today that, effective June 15, 2015, Donald T. Grimes will be joining the company as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Grimes will succeed Jim Skinner, who will continue to be […]

Free 16-ounce Pineapple Berry Blue iced tea on National Iced Tea Day at Teavana®

During National Iced Tea Month, Customers are Invited to Learn About the Exquisite, Epicurean Loose Leaf Tea Blends That Create an Unparalleled Iced Tea Beverage at Teavana Seattle, 2015-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — To celebrate National Iced Tea Month, Teavana (NASDAQ: SBUX), a leader in high-quality loose leaf teas and beverages, is encouraging iced […]

Carrefour debuts new “Gourmet” Carrefour Market on Corso Europa in Naples

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2015-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — From 21 May 2015 onwards, you can go shopping at any time of the day and night, seven days a week.  It’s the debut, under the banner of typical products and flavours of Neapolitan cuisine, of the new “Gourmet” Carrefour Market on Corso Europa. To celebrate the opening […]