US Foods’ Food Fanatics Chef Tom Macrina re-elected as the national president of the American Culinary Federation (ACF)

Macrina continues focus on education and culinary industry collaboration Rosemont, Ill., 2015-6-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week, US Foods’ Food Fanatics Chef Tom Macrina was re-elected as the national president of the American Culinary Federation (ACF), the premier professional chefs’ organization in North America. Committed to providing the educational resources and training to enhance chefs’ […]

IKEA Group and IKEA Foundation commit EUR 1 billion to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy and to support the communities most at risk

Conshohocken, PA, 2015-6-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — In this critical year for climate action, IKEA Group and IKEA Foundation are making bold new commitments to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy and to support the communities most at risk. Announced today, the EUR 1 billion total is made up of an IKEA Group commitment […]

Internet users in Italy will be able to subscribe to Netflix from October 2015

World’s Leading Internet Television Network To Expand To Italy, Offering A Broad Variety Of Entertainment Including Original Series And Films For A Low Monthly Price AMSTERDAM, 2015-6-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Netflix Inc., the world’s leading Internet TV network, announced today that it will arrive in Italy in October 2015. This autumn, Internet users in […]

Netflix to arrive in Portugal this October

World’s Leading Internet Television Network To Expand To Portugal, Offering A Broad Variety Of Entertainment Including Original Series And Films For A Low Monthly PriceJun 06, 2015 AMSTERDAM, 2015-6-8 — /EPR Retail News/ —– Netflix Inc., the world’s leading Internet TV network, announced today that it will arrive in Portugal in October 2015. This autumn, […]

Sainsbury’s becomes the first food retailer in the UK to bring SignVideo to its customer service centres

Sainsbury’s is the first food retailer in the UK to bring SignVideo to its customer service centres – revolutionising the way deaf British Sign Language (BSL) users can contact them. LONDON, 2015-6-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — The year-long trial begins this week and enables deaf customers using BSL to contact Sainsbury’s call centres via […]

Tesco begins new program to give unsold food to charities and not to waste

Brand new scheme called FareShare FoodCloud to be piloted in Tesco stores to give unsold food to charities and not to waste New figures reveal 55,400 tonnes of food wasted within Tesco operations in the last year, around 30,000 tonnes of which could otherwise have been eaten Cheshunt, England, 2015-6-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — A groundbreaking […]

Carrefour to fund international mobility grants and support Paris-Dauphine University’s “Campus” initiatives for all students

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2015-6-8 — /EPR Retail News/ —  On Wednesday 3 June, Georges Plassat, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Carrefour, signed a partnership agreement alongside Laurent Batsch, President of the Paris-Dauphine University and its Foundation. The purpose of this agreement is to fund international mobility grants and support the University’s “Campus” initiatives for all students. […]

Greg Penner elected Board Chairman Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Succeeds Rob Walton Who Will Continue to Serve as a Director FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., 2015-6-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) today announced the election of Greg Penner, who previously served as the Board’s Vice Chairman, to the position of Board Chairman, effective at the end of today’s […]

Wal-Mart Stores CEO Doug McMillon challenged the company’s more than 2 million associates to win the future of retail “one customer at a time.”

Retailer Vows to Win “One Customer at a Time” FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., 2015-6-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — At the company’s Annual Shareholders Meeting, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. President and CEO Doug McMillon challenged the company’s more than 2 million associates to win the future of retail “one customer at a time.” McMillon laid out his strategy. “We’ll […]