7-Eleven partners with Postmates for On-Demand Delivery in Austin

DALLAS, 2015-7-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven now offers on-demand delivery in Austin, the second market where the company has launched its new service. The first was last week in the San Francisco area. In both markets, on-demand delivery is powered by San Francisco-based technology company Postmates. Postmates is a tech and logistics company that […]

Financial Consulting & Trading International, Inc. of California becomes 7‑Eleven’s new ATM provider

DALLAS, 2015-7-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc. today announced the completion of an agreement with Financial Consulting & Trading International, Inc. (FCTI) of California to become the company’s new ATM provider. FCTI is a wholly owned subsidiary of Seven Bank, a highly successful ATM provider for all 7‑Eleven stores in Japan. 7‑Eleven’s U.S. company-operated […]

The British Retail Consortium published the first Interpretation Guideline for its BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution Issue 2

LONDON, 2015-7-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has today published the first Interpretation Guideline for its internationally recognised BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution Issue 2. Originally introduced in 2006, the BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution was developed by a multi-stakeholder group including industry representatives, certification bodies […]

Auntie Anne’s recognized several franchisees for exceeding the “Pretzel Perfect” standard

LANCASTER, Pa., 2015-7-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Auntie Anne’s, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchisor, recently recongnized several franchisees for exceeding the “Pretzel Perfect” standard. Earlier this summer, Auntie Anne’s presented prestigious awards to franchise owners and stores across the country to recognize their hard work and dedication to the Auntie Anne’s system. […]

NRF Foundation announced its list of Ray Greenly Scholarship semi-finalists

WASHINGTON, 2015-7-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Summer vacation just got better for 25 graduate and undergraduate students from across the country as the NRF Foundation today announced its list of Ray Greenly Scholarship semi-finalists. These semi-finalists are now in the running to be named a finalist and potential recipient of either a $10,000 or $25,000 […]

BRC-NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX: Shop prices fell by -1.3 per cent in June 2015; 26th consecutive month of prices drops

– Overall shop prices reported deflation of 1.3% in June up from 1.9% in May. – Food reported annual deflation of 0.4% the lowest deflation rate since February 2015. – On a 12-month average basis, the Shop Price Index reported deflation of 1.7%. – Non-food deflation slowed to 1.9% in June from 2.5% in May. […]

Carrefour partners with French Alpine dairy farmers to launch a new PDO Beaufort Chalet d’Alpage Quality Line

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2015-7-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 2 July 2015, Carrefour joined forces with 3 of the last 18 French Alpine dairy farmers to launch a new PDO Beaufort Chalet d’Alpage Quality Line. The retailer’s commitment to preserving traditional know-how and a guarantee for customers that they are getting an authentic product with an […]

Carrefour Italy opens its 12rd Market Gourmet store in Varese, Northern Italy

Varese, Italy, 2015-7-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 2 July, Carrefour Italy inaugurated its 12rd Market Gourmet store in the city of Varese in the north of the country An accomplished chef, with a strong link to the territory, Matteo Pisciotta, at the helm of the Luce restaurant in Villa Panza, Varese, and one of […]

Teavana announced national partnership with Girls Inc.

Teavana Partners with Girls Inc. in Support of Youth Education, Mentorship, College Readiness and Training Continuing with Starbucks Long-term Commitment to Provide Pathways to Opportunity for Young People, Teavana Donates $100,000 to Benefit Young Women across the U.S. and Canada Seattle, 2015-7-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Teavana (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced a national partnership with Girls Inc., a nonprofit organization […]

Fit By M™ Bringing Sexy Confidence To Your Work Outs

Los Angeles, CA, 2015-7-8 — /EPR Retail News/ —  When you hear words like sexy fitness wear you may wonder how one can be sexy, working out, and comfortable in clothing at the gym. Celebrity stylist and designer Sarah Wallner has answered this question with her sexy women’s fitness apparel line Fit By M™. “The […]