Dollar Tree, Inc. announces that it has completed the acquisition of Family Dollar Stores, Inc.

Creates combined organization with sales exceeding $19 billion annually with more than 13,600 stores across 48 states and five Canadian provinces Gary Philbin named President and Chief Operating Officer of Family Dollar Stores CHESAPEAKE, Va., 2015-7-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores selling […]

Harris Teeter donates over $759,000 to the USO and Wounded Warrior Project® to support our troops and their families

Company Thanks Customers for Generous Participation Matthews, N.C., 2015-7-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter announced today that it is donating over $759,000 to the USO and Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), two organizations committed to supporting our troops and their families. The donation was made possible thanks to generous contributions from Harris Teeter shoppers and valued […]

Hy-Vee employees honored during the annual FMI Connect conference in Chicago hosted by the Food Marketing Institute last month

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2015-7-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nine Hy-Vee, Inc. employees were recently recognized for their excellence after winning industry competitions. Hy-Vee employees in various positions were honored during the annual FMI Connect conference in Chicago, one of the industry’s largest trade shows, hosted by the Food Marketing Institute last month. Brian Wilken, store […]

Rite Aid Corporation announces that Paul Zikmund is joining Rite Aid as group VP of risk and controls

CAMP HILL, PA, 2015-7-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) announced today that Paul Zikmund, a risk management professional with nearly 30 years of experience, is joining Rite Aid as group vice president of risk and controls. In this new position, Zikmund will oversee the risk management program for Rite Aid as well […]

Starbucks launches new food and snack menu for the summer months

SEATTLE, 2015-7-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks designs menus to meet the needs of customers at different times of the day and evening. During the summer months, this means creating meals for plane travel or road trips as well as portable food perfect for spontaneous picnics and after work snacks. “Bistro boxes are the epitome of portable, […]

Starbucks expands its small-batch Cold Brew iced coffee as a core menu item in participating stores across US and Canada

SEATTLE, 2015-7-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just in time for the heat of summer, Starbucks is expanding its popular small-batch Cold Brew iced coffee as a core menu item in participating stores across the U.S. and Canada. Cold Brew is the latest in a series of new coffee experiences at Starbucks that showcase the passion […]

Product Launch: Teavana® Shaken Iced Mango Black Tea Lemonade available in participating Starbucks® stores

SEATTLE, 2015-7-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Imagine a quiet summer evening, having dinner outside with a bright beautiful garden in view. That setting is the inspiration behind Teavana® Shaken Iced Mango Black Tea Lemonade – a new beverage being offered for a limited time in participating Starbucks® stores across the U.S. and Canada, beginning today (July […]