The Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft to return to Blythefield Country Club in Belmont, Mich. on June 13-19, 2016 and June 12-18, 2017

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-7-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft to return to Blythefield Country Club in Belmont, Mich. on June 13-19, 2016 and June 12-18, 2017 Who: Meijer LPGA Classic fans, volunteers and community What: The Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft will return to Blythefield Country Club in Belmont, Mich. […]

The Women Grocers of America (WGA) announces the recipients of the 2015 Mary Macey Scholarship

Arlington, VA, 2015-7-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Women Grocers of America (WGA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Mary Macey Scholarship: Lauren Eccleston, senior at Saint Joseph’s University; Lakin Kessler, sophomore at Bismarck State College; Vanessa Marrero, Wakefern Food Corporation; and April Rice, Associated Food Stores, Inc. 2015 recipients will receive a […]

K-VA-T to acquire 29 BI-LO stores located in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Northwest Georgia from Southeastern Grocers

ABINGDON, Va. And JACKSONVILLE, Fla., 2015-7-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — K-VA-T Food Stores Inc. and Southeastern Grocers, LLC today announced that they have entered into an agreement under which K-VA-T will acquire 29 BI-LO stores located in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Northwest Georgia from Southeastern Grocers. K-VA-T intends to continue to operate all of these stores […]

Sainsbury’s reduces the size and increased the recycled content of its single-use plastic carrier bags

LONDON, 2015-7-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is committed to being the UK’s greenest grocer. In our 20×20 Sustainability Plan, we have committed that by 2020 we will make sure that our own packaging has been reduced by a half compared to 2005. We have reduced the size and increased the recycled content of […]

Sainsbury’s Entertainment on Demand launches new digital magazine service

LONDON, 2015-7-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Reading magazines is something of a national pastime, which is why Sainsbury’s Entertainment on Demand has launched a new digital magazine service – giving customers access to a library of almost 1,000 titles online.  Approximately 1,000 digital magazines available with a range of subscription options  Sign up now […]

Argos launches its new Autumn/Winter 2015 range

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-7-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ireland’s leading general merchandise retailer, Argos, has just launched its new Autumn/Winter 2015 range, with hundreds of new products available across toys, technology, homewares and furniture including top brands such as Habitat, Nespresso, Juicy Couture and Lacoste. The full Argos range of over 20,000 products can be found […]

Starbucks and PepsiCo partner to bring Starbucks® ready-to-drink coffee and energy beverages to Latin America

New Agreement Signed to Bring Starbucks® Ready-To-Drink Coffee Beverages to First 10 Latin American Markets in 2016  SEATTLE and PURCHASE, NY, 2015-7-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) and PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP) today announced they have entered into an agreement for the marketing, sale and distribution of Starbucks® ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee and energy […]

Starbucks brings back Mocha Coconut Frappuccino® blended beverage

SEATTLE, 2015-7-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks is bringing back a customer favorite, the Mocha Coconut Frappuccino® blended beverage. It’ll available beginning today (July 23) in participating U.S and Canada Starbucks stores while supplies last. Mocha Coconut Frappuccino® blended beverage is made with Starbucks signature Frappuccino® Roast coffee blended with mocha sauce, coconut syrup, milk, […]

Starbucks, Lyft announce new, multi-year deal

My Starbucks Rewards® Extended to Lyft Drivers, Awarded Immediate Gold Level Status Drivers and Riders to Be Rewarded, Incentivized with Stars SEATTLE, 2015-7-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq: SBUX) and Lyft, one of the nation’s leading transportation network companies, today announced a new, multi-year deal that will increase value for current customers, attract new customers, […]

Walmart opens new fulfillment center in Bethlehem, Pa. to support its rapidly growing e-commerce business

New State-of-the-Art Center Brings Nearly 400 New Full-Time Jobs to Bethlehem; Enhances Retailer’s Ability to Deliver Online Orders Faster and at Lower Cost BETHLEHEM, Pa., 2015-7-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart today held a sneak preview event at its new fulfillment center in Bethlehem, Pa. The facility, one of two Walmart centers in the Lehigh Valley […]

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. acquires the outstanding shares in Yihaodian; taking full ownership of its fast-growing e-commerce business in China

SHANGHAI, CHINA,  2015-7-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) today announced it has acquired the outstanding shares in Yihaodian, taking full ownership of its fast-growing e-commerce business in China.  Wang Lu, president and CEO of Walmart Global eCommerce in Asia, will lead Yihaodian as part of his overall executive responsibilities. With full […]

Walmart expands its assortment of baby products and services

Company announces significant expansion in assortment of baby products and services BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2015-7-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — After listening to parents across the country, Walmart today announced it has significantly expanded its assortment of baby products and services. The retailer also shared its commitment to lead the baby industry in three key areas: product […]

SSP to operate new M&S Simply Food at Newcastle Central Station

LONDON, 2015-7-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new M&S Simply Food has opened today at Newcastle Central Station. The new outlet is operated by concession partner SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide. Conveniently located on the main concourse, the new 1,230sq. ft. store is the latest to […]