Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft raised $750,000 donation to the retailer’s Simply Give program to help Midwest food pantries restock their shelves

Memorable week of golf raises funds for Meijer Simply Give program to restock Midwest food pantries GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-7-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Representatives with the Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft today deemed the second annual tournament a success with a $750,000 donation to the retailer’s Simply Give program, which advances its mission […]

Whole Foods Market Brewing Company launches its first draft beer at the Greater Houston area on Aug. 8 and statewide distribution in Texas on Sept. 18.

Nation’s first in-store brewery launching Post Oak Pale Ale in locations across Texas Houston, 2015-7-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market Brewing Company, the first craft brewery in a grocery store, will begin distribution of its first draft beer in two phases, starting with the Greater Houston area on Aug. 8, followed by the launch […]

Russian food retailer X5 Retail Group acquires 100 stores owned by the Soseddushka retail chain in Orenburg and the Orenburg region

Orenburg, Russia, 2015-7-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announces the acquisition of 100 stores owned by the Soseddushka retail chain in Orenburg and the Orenburg region. This will increase X5’s presence in the region almost threefold. The total area of the stores acquired by X5 Retail […]

The Golub Corporation announces the appointment of Scott Grimmett as its new President and Chief Operating Officer

Schenectady, NY, 2015-7-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Golub Corporation, parent company of Price Chopper Supermarkets, Market 32 and Market Bistro is pleased to announce that Scott Grimmett has been named President, Chief Operating Officer (COO) – the first non-Golub in the company’s history to hold the title. Grimmett will continue to report to Jerry […]

7‑Eleven: SEI Fuels acquires the dealer fuel supply business of LavigneBaker Petroleum, LLC, in and around New Orleans, LA.

DALLAS, 2015-7-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — SEI Fuel Services, Inc. (SEI Fuels) is pleased to announce the purchase of the dealer fuel supply business of LavigneBaker Petroleum, LLC, in and around New Orleans, LA. The transaction closed July 16th. SEI Fuels entered the wholesale fuel business in 2012 when it and its parent company, 7‑Eleven, […]

A.S. Watson Group honored with the ECR Recognition Award in the Digital category

HONG KONG, 2015-7-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the latest 14th Efficient Consumer Response (ECR) Asia Pacific Conference, A.S. Watson Group was honored with the ECR Recognition Award in the Digital category, in recognition of its outstanding achievements in digital and eCommerce. Organised by the ECR Asia Pacific Council, GS1/ ECR Hong Kong and co-organised […]

Foodstuffs wins two top prizes at the annual Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand Awards

Foodstuffs has triumphed at the annual Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand Awards, once again winning the two top prizes for their category.  AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-7-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — PAK’nSAVE has won the competitive Most Trusted Supermarket honour, New World the highly commended runner up in that category and Pams won the Most Trusted […]

Philippines: SM Prime Holdings poised to ride the wave of growth in the BPO sector with the expansion of EcomCenters in the Mall of Asia Complex

Pasay City, Philippines, 2015-7-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments Corporation’s property arm, SM Prime Holdings is poised to ride the wave of growth in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sector with the expansion of EcomCenters in the Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City. The EcomCenter complex consists of OneEcom, TwoEcom and the FiveEcomCenter […]

Washington Nationals and Harris Teeter host food drive now through Aug. 10, 2015 to support its local food bank partners

Donate Non-Perishable Foods at Participating Harris Teeter Stores to help Local Food Banks Matthews, N.C., 2015-7-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — In partnership with the Washington Nationals, local Harris Teeter stores are hosting a food drive now through Aug. 10, 2015 to support its local food bank partners. In May, Harris Teeter donated $225,000 to its various […]

Commissary kicks off the “Back to School” sales event this August

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-7-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Your commissary is kicking off the “Back to School” sales event in August by focusing on healthy family breakfasts, fresh-packed school lunches and after-school snacks that children can prepare themselves. You’ll find lots of healthy products in all categories that fit right into a school day. “Promoting lean […]