Teavana celebrates National Iced Tea Day month with Iced Tea Happy Hour from June 11-14

SEATTLE, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Teavana, a leader in high-quality loose leaf teas and beverages, is celebrating National Iced Tea Day month an Iced Tea Happy Hour from June 11-14. “Tea is on the rise across America, with iced tea now the most consumed beverage at lunch time. In our Starbucks stores where Teavana […]

Seafair personalities to visit Starbucks® locations throughout the Seattle area every Wednesday from June 17 through July 29

SEATTLE, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Over the next few months in Seattle, a king and queen will be crowned. Pirates and clowns will make mischief in local parades. And, hydroplanes will race across Lake Washington. As those who reside in the Emerald City know, it’s time for Seafair, the region’s premier summer festival. […]

Walgreens and MDLIVE announce an expansion of its telehealth platform to users in Colorado, Illinois and Washington

Customers in Colorado, Washington and Illinois gain access to MDLIVE’s virtual doctor service through Walgreens mobile app and online telehealth platform Walgreens plans to expand telehealth platform to 25 states by end of year DEERFIELD, Ill. & SUNRISE, Fla., 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens, in collaboration with MDLIVE, the nation’s leading provider of […]

Kesko: Intersport becomes main partner of Finland’s national cross country skiing team

HELSINKI, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intersport Finland Ltd and the Finnish Ski Association have signed a multi-year cooperation contract which makes Intersport the main partner of the national cross country skiing team. The cooperation between Finland’s leading sports trade chain and the national skiing team preparing for the home World Championships will provide […]

AB Acquisition LLC announces the appointment of Mark Panzer as SVP of Pharmacy, Health & Wellness

BOISE, ID, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — AB Acquisition LLC, parent company of Albertson’s LLC, New Albertson’s, Inc., and Safeway Inc. (collectively Albertsons) announced today that Mark Panzer has been named Senior Vice President of Pharmacy, Health & Wellness, overseeing the company’s 1,760 pharmacies in 34 states across the country. Panzer replaces Darren Singer, who has […]

CarMax 2015 Used Car Shopping Report: Nissan Altima the No. 1 choice for used car shoppers for the second year in a row

Second annual CarMax Used Car Shopping Report reveals popular add-on and upgrade features Richmond, VA, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Nissan Altima was the No. 1 choice for used car shoppers at CarMax for the second year in a row, according to the company’s 2015Used Car Shopping Report published today. Data from the nation’s […]

CarMax to provide customers with VIN-specific recall information prior to sale

CarMax Provides Consumers with Information About Open Recalls Prior to Sale Richmond, VA, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax was founded to fundamentally change the way Americans buy used cars. For more than 20 years, CarMax has dedicated itself to providing customers with a straightforward, transparent car-buying experience that is based on integrity. Drivers […]

NACS survey: Nearly three in five consumers expect gas prices will go up over the next 30 days

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — A majority of consumers expect gas prices will continue to rise during June, a period in which gas prices tend to moderate or even fall after the completion of the annual spring transition to summer-blend fuel. Nearly three in five consumers (59%) expect gas prices will go up […]

Dunkin’ Donuts continues its expansion in Kansas with the opening of three new locations at Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport

DUNKIN’ DONUTS CONTINUES NON-TRADITIONAL EXPANSION IN KANSAS CANTON, MA, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the opening of one new Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant and two new Dunkin’ Donuts Express locations at Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport. A joint venture led by franchise group […]

The National Grocers Association congratulates 41 grocery executives on their completion of the 2015 Executive Leadership Development Program

Arlington, VA, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) congratulated 41 grocery executives on their completion of the 2015 Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP). The 2015 ELDP course was held May 31 – June 4, at Cornell University, located in Ithaca, New York. “As the new generation of grocery executives take on leadership […]

The National Grocers Association releases statement on passage of Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) Legislation

Arlington, VA, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) released the following statement from NGA President and CEO Peter J. Larkin commending passage by the House of H.R. 2393, the Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) Amendments Act of 2015, sponsored by House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway (R-TX). In 2002, mandatory COOL […]

Wegmans Food Markets delivers truckload of 18,317 pounds of non-perishable food at the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank

FREDERICKSBURG, VA, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ —  On Thursday, June 11 at 10:00 a.m., a truckload of 18,467 pounds of non-perishable food will arrive at the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank from our friends at Wegmans Food Markets just in time to help fill the shelves for our partner agencies as they get ready for the increased […]

Whole Foods Market recognized with Good Sow Commendation and Global Good Egg Award from Compassion in World Farming

Compassion in World Farming Honors Whole Foods Market® with two Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards Austin, Texas, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) has been recognized with a Good Sow Commendation and a Global Good Egg Award from Compassion in World Farming, for the company’s animal welfare practices. “Whole Foods Market is […]