Sainsbury’s colleagues in Brighton to transform stores with balloons and bunting for this year’s Brighton Pride parade

LONDON, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colleagues from Sainsbury’s in Brighton will be getting involved with this year’s Pride event by transforming the front of stores on the parade route with balloons and bunting. Whilst, for the second year running, a group of Sainsbury’s colleagues will join the parade on Saturday 1st August. This […]

Sainsbury’s supports the Parade stage in Millennium Square at this year’s Leeds Pride event

LONDON, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the first time, Sainsbury’s is supporting the Parade stage in Millennium Square at this year’s Leeds Pride event. 180 colleagues from stores across West Yorkshire have signed up for the parade and even more will be cheering from the crowds on the day. The Sainsbury’s team will […]

WWF scorecard: Sainsbury’s named in the top band of UK companies for sourcing timber and timber products responsibly

LONDON, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has been named in the top band of UK companies for sourcing timber and timber products responsibly. The WWF scorecard ranks companies from ‘zero trees’ which means a company has not yet shown any progress on sustainable timber up to ‘ three trees’ which is where Sainsbury’s […]

LloydsPharmacy to acquire Sainsbury’s pharmacy business for £125m

LONDON, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — J Sainsbury Plc (Sainsbury’s) and Celesio AG, owner of Lloyds Pharmacy Ltd (LloydsPharmacy), today announce the formation of a strategic partnership that will see LloydsPharmacy acquire Sainsbury’s pharmacy business for £125m. In addition, Sainsbury’s will receive commercial annual rent payments from LloydsPharmacy for each location. Sainsbury’s and LloydsPharmacy […]

John Lewis to launch brand new in store beauty spa concept called &Beauty

John Lewis has today announced plans to launch a brand new in store beauty spa concept called &Beauty. LONDON, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Revealed for the first time at the retailer’s new multi-million pound Birmingham shop when it opens on Thursday 24 September, the new John Lewis branded venture will provide salon services […]

Homebase has Christmas 2015 covered with collections from Holly and Ivy, Simplicity and Homespun

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — From stockings hanging around a roaring fire to elegant tableware and an array of decorations and home accessories including bedding, Homebase has Christmas 2015 covered. Featuring three collections, Holly and Ivy, Simplicity and Homespun, each tell their very own Christmas story. Whether its traditional charm that will […]

Evolution Fresh™ Fruit on the Bottom Greek Yogurts, Inspired by Dannon now available in grocery stores nationwide

New Evolution Fresh Greek Yogurts, Inspired by Dannon, are Crafted with Simple Ingredients to Attract Customers to the $7 Billion Yogurt Category* SEATTLE and WHITE PLAINS, NY, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Evolution Fresh™ Fruit on the Bottom Greek Yogurts, Inspired by Dannon, are now available at thousands of grocery stores nationwide. These yogurts were created by Dannon, […]

Tesco introduces brand new audio voice to its self-service and scan as you shop checkouts

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco is to introduce a brand new audio voice to its self-service and scan as you shop checkouts following feedback from customers. Friendlier, more helpful and less talkative, the machines will no longer alert customers with the infamous phrase, ‘unexpected item in the bagging area’. Introduced in 2003, […]

Tesco’s August Clubcard Boost is back and it’s bigger and better than ever

This summer Clubcard customers can Boost on all Tesco Direct products In addition to this Back to School, F&F clothing, and hundreds of in-store products are included. CHESHUNT, England, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco’s August Clubcard Boost is back and this year it’s bigger and better than ever before, with every single product on […]

Carrefour expands in Belgium with three new Carrefour express stores to open before the end of summer 2015

BELGIUM, 2015-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is continuing to expand in Belgium: before the end of summer 2015, three new Carrefour express stores will have opened to the public. The first will open in Mol, and the others near Leuven and Brussels. This year, several convenience stores have been opened in Belgium, including […]