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Daily Archives: June 24, 2015

Meijer opens its first two Wisconsin supercenters in Grafton and Kenosha

Grafton and Kenosha supercenters are the first of estimated $750 million investment in state MILWAUKEE, Wis., 2015-6-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer moved into its sixth state, opening its first two Wisconsin supercenters to local customers today, Co-Chairman Hank Meijer announced. The 192,000-square-foot stores in Grafton and Kenosha have created nearly 600 jobs, and are…

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Whole Foods Market celebrates active, fit lifestyles with its inaugural “Ready for Action Week,” June 24 through 30

From June 24 to 30, stores kick off summer adventures with events, limited edition bags and protein powder sale AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-6-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market's inaugural “Ready for Action Week,” June 24 through 30, will celebrate active, fit lifestyles. During this week, the store’s Whole Body departments will host events, classes,…

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Argos unveils list of the most anticipated toys for 2015 dominated by characters from the big and small screen

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-6-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The most hotly anticipated toys for 2015 have been unveiled today in a list dominated by characters from the big and small screen. From Sing-A-Long Elsa, star of the mega hit Frozen, to an interactive Tracy Island from the newly re-mastered Thunderbirds, and Tumbling Stuart toy inspired…

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H&M and Gap Inc. issue joint statement at the conclusion of the ILO Labor Capacity Building Forum in Myanmar

SAN FRANCISCO, 2015-6-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Government of Myanmar together with the ILO and the Governments of the United States of America, Japan, Denmark and the European Union are jointly implementing the Initiative on Labour Law Reform and Institutional Capacity Building to improve labor rights and practices in Myanmar. The ILO held a…

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Starbucks Coffee Company to commit additional $30 million as part of its Global Farmer Fund program

SEATTLE, 2015-6-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq: SBUX) today announced an additional commitment of $30 million as part of its Global Farmer Fund program, one aspect of the company’s comprehensive ethical sourcing initiatives that help ensure the sustainability of the specialty coffee industry.  This investment is the continuation of an initial…

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