Sainsbury’s study: British families bin more than 4.2million tonnes of food every with nutrient rich foods amongst the biggest binned foods

LONDON, 2015-6-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — British families are binning more than 4.2million tonnes of food every year – meaning masses of vital nutrients are going to waste rather than helping to improve the health of the nation. British family diets could benefit from over 60 tonnes of additional vitamins and minerals annually by […]

Game-changing scheme: myWaitrose members can choose the products they’d like to save 20 per cent on

Berkshire, England, 2015-6-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a worldwide first, Waitrose will give its customers the power to pick which groceries they save money on every time they shop whether it’s in a branch or online. The game-changing scheme called ‘Pick Your Own Offers’ puts customers in the driving seat. From today, customers […]

Starbucks successfully delivered an up-leveled food experience with the roll-out of La Boulange products in its US and Canada stores

SEATTLE, 2015-6-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food is a key element of Starbucks growth strategy to create new occasions to visit stores, and the company has seen tremendous response to these efforts since the acquisition of La Boulange. In the most recent quarter, (Q2 FY15) food delivered growth of 16 percent year-over-year and contributed […]

The 12-year joint initiative between Starbucks Canada and PCRS on track to graduate 100 disconnected and disadvantaged B.C. youth this year

VANCOUVER, B.C., 2015-6-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week 10 B.C. youth have taken the next step in their journey toward building better futures as they successfully graduated from the Baristas training program. The 12-year joint initiative between Starbucks Canada and Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) is on track to graduate 100 disconnected and disadvantaged […]

Starbucks Mobile Order & Pay expands to stores in 21 more states in the southern and central United States

SEATTLE, 2015-6-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Mobile Order & Pay, which began as a pilot in Portland in December 2014 and launched in the Pacific Northwest in March 2015, is expanding to stores in 21 more states in the southern and central United States today. Store managers say it helps partners provide customers one more […]