Asda’s latest Income Tracker reveals that Brits had an extra £18 a week to spend in June compared to a year ago

Asda’s latest Income Tracker reveals that Brits had an extra £18 a week to spend in June compared to a year ago, with the falling price of food, drink, clothing and outdoor living freeing up cash for some fun in the sun The average UK household had £189 a week of discretionary income in June […]

IKEA completes the installation of solar panels atop its St. Louis store opening September 30, 2015

ST. LOUIS, MO, 2015-7-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced the installing of solar panels is complete atop its St. Louis store opening September 30, 2015. Once the other components are mounted, connected and operational, the project will be the largest rooftop solar installation in the State of Missouri. […]

Kesko plans to have its new main office building ‘K-kampus’ in Ruskeasuo, Helsinki by 2018

Kesko plans to have its new main office building, the so-called ‘K-kampus’, in Ruskeasuo, Helsinki by 2018. The new premises would accommodate the majority of Kesko Group’s functions in the Greater Helsinki area. The aim is also to open a new K-food store on the same property. The area at the crossing of Mannerheimintie and […]

METRO PROPERTIES divested majority shareholdings in 10 Real hypermarkets to Berlin-based Carlton Investment as part of a joint venture

Carlton Investment acquires 60% of real estate portfolio comprising 10 Real hypermarkets; METRO PROPERTIES retains shareholding of 40% Locations for Real secured in the long term Together with Real focus on sustainable development enhancing the appeal of the retail stores Düsseldorf, Germany, 2015-7-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The real estate subsidiary of METRO GROUP, METRO PROPERTIES, […]

Starbucks offers its first single-origin coffee from Vietnam — Starbucks Reserve® Vietnam Da Lat

SEATTLE, 2015-7-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Coffee came to Vietnam in the 1800s, brought by the French up to the mountains of Vietnam’s Lam Dong Province. The volcanic soil and cooling mists of the Central Highlands made it the ideal land for coffee. Its anchoring city, Da Lat was known as “The City of Eternal Spring,” […]

Starbucks Coffee Company expands relationship with The New York Times Company; announces an elevated digital news experience for the Starbucks® mobile app

Agreement expands existing in-store relationship to 10M My Starbucks Rewards® loyalty members via The New York Times digital “daily briefing” and additional content My Starbucks Rewards® members will be able to “Earn Stars Everywhere,” including through paid digital and print subscriptions to The New York Times SEATTLE, 2015-7-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Coffee Company […]

Tesco survey: Chinese stir fry is the most well-known dish Brits know how to cook from scratch

New study from Tesco reveals top 5 well-known recipes Brits can cook from scratch without the aid of a recipe, with quick and easy weekday favourite the stir fry coming out on top and Spaghetti Bolognese a close second Study also reveals more than half of UK adults (54%) know how to cook just five […]

Tesco’s Future Farmer Foundation again open to receive applications

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-7-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco’s Future Farmer Foundation is open once again to receive applications from enthusiastic young farmers who wish to make their mark on the industry. The retailer launched the Future Farmer Foundation in 2014 to help bright, talented, determined young people make a confident start in the world of […]

Carrefour steps up its efforts to make the start of the autumn term simpler and less expensive

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2015-7-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is focusing on getting ready for September with innovative services (like its new Click List platform), useful tips and an extended selection of items at affordable prices. The retailer is stepping up its efforts to make the start of the autumn term simpler and less expensive. NEW […]

Migros Sélection überrascht Zürcherinnen und Zürcher

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2015-7-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Am 22. Juli macht Migros Sélection den Alltag der Zürcher Tram-Fahrgäste zu etwas Besonderem und überrascht sie in einem 13er-Tram mit einer Gratis-Degustation von ausgewählten Sélection Produkten. Sélection Tram: Für alle, die wissen wollen, was gut ist Das Sélection Tram wird am kommenden Mittwoch ab 7 Uhr bis […]