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Daily Archives: June 26, 2015

American military commissaries to celebrate their 148th anniversary on July 1

July 1 marks 148 years of military commissary benefit FORT LEE, Va., 2015-6-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — American military commissaries, the "supermarkets to the military" across the globe, reach their 148th anniversary on July 1. On that day in 1867, Congress authorized the Army to begin selling, at cost, food items – called "commissary goods" to soldiers…

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Toys“R”Us revealed its lineup of exclusive figures and playthings that will be available at the highly anticipated Comic Convention in San Diego next month

In Celebration of Highly Anticipated Con, Company Introduces “Collector Vector,” a New Destination Dedicated to Products for the Mature Collector Community, in All Stores Nationwide and Online at Wayne, NJ, 2015-6-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Building on its tradition of offering an unbeatable assortment of toys for collectors of all ages, Toys“R”Us today revealed its lineup…

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Leading international food retailers Delhaize Group and Royal Ahold N.V. announced that they have entered into an agreement to merge

Ahold and Delhaize announce this morning their intention to combine their businesses through a merger of equals The merger will create a complementary base of more than 6,500 stores with 375,000 associates, characterized by trusted brands with strong local identities The combination, Ahold Delhaize, will be able to serve over 50 million(1) customers per week…

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Gap Inc. applauded the bipartisan Senate vote to approve Trade Promotion Authority legislation

SAN FRANCISCO, 2015-6-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today applauded the bipartisan Senate vote to approve Trade Promotion Authority legislation. The measure approved will modernize and renew Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and help to build a robust trade agenda to bolster U.S. economic growth and competitiveness. The measure now goes to the…

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Starbucks announced the 3 finalists in Frappuccino® Flav-Off poll online after more than 1.4 million votes

SEATTLE, 2015-6-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 1.4 million Starbucks customers have been voting for their favorite of six new flavors by giving green straws to their top choices in the Frappuccino® Flav-Off on Three blended beverages have emerged as the most popular in a green-straw poll online. Drumroll please.... The favorites are: Caramel Cocoa…

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Evolution Fresh™ tapped some veggie-loving experts to help get more greens into your diet this summer

SEATTLE, 2015-6-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Looking for new ways to freshen up your green routine? Evolution Fresh™ tapped some veggie-loving experts for some fun ways to get more greens into your diet this summer. Evolution Fresh™ founder Jimmy Rosenberg, Starbucks nutritionist Kate Schenk, professional runnerLauren Fleshman, and Jeanine Donofrio of the blog "Love and Lemons" provide…

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Historic Seattle awarded Starbucks its Best Adaptive Reuse Award for 2015 for its outstanding achievement in bringing the building of the old Packard Showroom back to life

SEATTLE, 2015-6-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — In autumn of 2012, a “for lease” sign appeared in the window of art supply store that was going out of business. The aging building on Seattle’s Capitol Hill, built nearly a century ago, was once a showroom for luxury automobiles and the crown jewel of the city’s auto…

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Help for Heroes and Tesco to help raise thousands in support of Armed Forces Day

Cheshunt, England, 2015-6-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The UK’s best known charity for injured Veterans has joined forces with the UK’s biggest retailer and suppliers to encourage people around the UK to enjoy a great British tradition and have a breakfast fit for a hero for Armed Forces Day. The Heroes Breakfast has been cooked up…

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