The Co-operative Food to donate its warehouse depot surplus food to local charities

MANCHESTER, England, 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Food will donate its warehouse depot surplus food to local charities as it diverts food for over a million meals away from anaerobic digestion energy plants. Following a successful trial at its depot in Castlewood, Derbyshire, the mutual is rolling out the programme from 14 September, supplying […]

REWE Group unterstützt Position von NRW

Köln, 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zur Stellungnahme des Landes NRW im Ministererlaubnis-Verfahren Edeka/Kaiser‘s Tengelmann erklärt der Vorstandsvorsitzende der REWE Group Alain Caparros: “NRW-Wirtschaftsminister Garrelt Duin betont zurecht, dass die verlässliche Sicherung der Arbeitsplätze bei Kaiser’s Tengelmann oberste Priorität hat. Um dieses Ziel zu erreichen, gibt es bessere Alternativen als die Übernahme durch EDEKA, […]

Albert Heijn: Grootschalige landelijke actie voor duurzamer eten van start

Amsterdam, 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vanaf aanstaande maandag gaat landelijk voor het tweede jaar de DOE MAAR LEKKER DUURZAAM-actie van start, een initiatief van de Nationale Postcode Loterij met Unilever en Albert Heijn als partners. Met deze actie willen de drie partijen Nederlandse consumenten motiveren om duurzamer te eten. Er wordt daarbij nauw […]

Giant’s digital content platform and magazine Savory Fast, Fresh and Easy recognized by Food Marketing Institute (FMI) with a 2015 Gold Plate Award

Giant’s Savory Fast, Fresh And Easy™ Platform Recognized By Food Marketing Institute Digital Content Platform and Magazine Make Being Healthy Easy and Affordable Landover, Md., 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Giant Food of Landover, Md. and its parent company Ahold USA have been recognized by Food Marketing Institute (FMI) with a 2015 Gold Plate Award […]

Vaccinations now available at all Giant Food of Landover, Md. in-store pharmacies

Flu Vaccinations Now Available At Giant Pharmacies Giant Food, With Unilever and Johnson & Johnson, Will Make a Donation to Local YMCA for Every Flu Shot Administered Landover, Md., 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — To help prepare for the coming flu season, vaccinations are now available at all Giant Food of Landover, Md. in-store pharmacies. […]

Foodstuffs South Island expands in the Waimakariri district

NEW ZEALAND, 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — PAK‘nSAVE is now open.  The new store was opened by Waimakariri District Mayor, David Ayers, who had been a strong supporter of PAK’nSAVE coming to Rangiora. Foodstuffs South Island Ltd saw an opportunity to expand in the Waimakariri district which is one of the fastest growing districts […]

Al Meera Consumer Goods Company opens its newest branch in Al Wajba, Qatar

Serving the New Rayyan, Muaither, Rawdat Aba El-Heran and Al Sailiya areas Al Wajba, Qatar, 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) announced the opening of its newest branch in Al Wajba, marking the 40th addition to the successful supermarket chain in Qatar, and the 45th in both Qatar and the Sultanate […]

eBay 2015 Seller Summit: Steve Fisher and RJ Pittman share their vision for eBay’s future

San Jose, California, 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — At the 2015 Seller Summit, Chief Product Officer RJ Pittman outlined plans to make eBay the best choice for customers, a powerful platform and a product with relevant experiences. “There are over 800 million items available in our catalog and growing,” he said. Over 1,000 eBay sellers […]

Best Buy Canada took over Yonge-Dundas Square to host the first-ever Best Buy Life & Tech Wearable Tech Expo and Fashion Show

TORONTO, 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Best Buy Canada took over Yonge-Dundas Square to host the first-ever Best Buy Life & Tech Wearable Tech Expo and Fashion Show. Throughout the day, guests enjoyed an interactive look at the latest in wearable technology from nearly 30 exhibitors showcasing everything from health and fitness, life-logging cameras, […]

Hudson’s Bay Company, Triple Five add three iconic retail banners to American Dream New Jersey

SAKS FIFTH AVENUE, LORD & TAYLOR, AND SAKS FIFTH AVENUE OFF 5TH TO OPEN IN NEW RETAIL AND ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX TORONTO & NEW YORK, 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) and Triple Five are pleased to announce the addition of three iconic retail banners to American Dream New Jersey: Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord […]

Kmart unveils flexible payment options for thousands of holiday items and gifts

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Kmart announced two payment options to help make it easier for shoppers to get everything on their Christmas gift list by planning and budgeting early. No Money Down Layaway is returning for its second year, and for the first time, Kmart is introducing No Money Down […]

Summer camps and youth development programs for at-risk children as part of new $400,000 Hannaford Helps donation

The program provides new Hannaford Helps funding for young people who face barriers to their success in life. Scarborough, Maine, 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — At-risk children will attend local summer camps and youth development programs, and gain access to nutritious food and school supplies, as part of a new $400,000 Hannaford Helps donation. The gift […]

BRC/SPRINGBOARD: Footfall in August 1.6% lower than a year ago

Footfall in August was 1.6% lower than a year ago, down from the 1.1% fall in July. This was below the three-month average of -1.4%. Both High Streets and Shopping Centres reported a decline, falling 2.3% and 2.8% respectively. Footfall in Shopping Centres is now the lowest since January excluding Easter distortions. Footfall in Retail […]

Kimco Realty’s management to participate in the BofAML Global Real Estate Conference on Sep 16, 2015 in New York

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE:KIM) announced today that its management will participate in the BofAML Global Real Estate Conference on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 in New York, NY. Kimco management will provide a general overview of the company followed by a question and answer session. The webcast information […]

Topaz Syria Emergency Appeal: Donate 14 Sep – 11 Oct 2015 at any participating service station

DUBLIN, 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Donate from the 14th September – 11th October 2015 at any participating Topaz service station. All donations will be transported directly to the affected areas in conjunction with GOAL. Essential items (In new or excellent condition please) 1. Blankets and Quilts (Any size) 2. Warm Jackets (Adult’s and […]

Best Buy introduces new and more convenient Geek Squad protection and service plans

New plans give consumers unmatched help and expert advice for their computing needs, in-store and online SEATTLE, 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Technology has changed the world but knowing how to keep it all working – or even get the most out of it – isn’t easy. The fact is, as much as we […]

Starbucks barista Eric Calderon becomes popular dancing in a viral video

SEATTLE, 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — A Starbucks barista might have missed his big chance to appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. And, he’s okay with that. A Starbucks barista might have missed his big chance to appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. And, he’s okay with that. Eric Calderon wanted a job that […]

Starbucks hands-on training program places Starbucks assistant store managers on a fast track to oversee their own stores

SEATTLE, 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — When Vikas became assistant manager of a Starbucks in Vancouver, British Columbia he knew he wasn’t going to remain in that role. His hope was that an eight- to 12-month hands-on training program would put him in a position to manage his own store within a year. And that’s just […]

KESKO: K-Plussa, Walkbase and Seed Digital Media to bring store’s special offers to customer’s mobile phone at store entrance

K-citymarket Turku Kupittaa is testing the attractiveness and functionality of a new service that brings the store’s special offers to your mobile phone. When a customer who has joined the test group enters the store, he receives a text message on his mobile phone with the weekly benefit or special product offer. The service is […]

EROSKI y la de Cruz Roja en Zaragoza han firmado un convenio de colaboración

Las personas en riesgo de exclusión social que participan en el Plan de Empleo de Cruz Roja en Zaragoza serán las beneficiarias del proyecto para el desarrollo de prácticas formativas no laborales y de intermediación laboral EROSKI creó 24 nuevos puestos de trabajo en Aragón durante el pasado año, alcanzando los 1.334 trabajadores   Zaragoza, […]

Conad: Scrittori di classe 2 Crescere con un libro come amico

Bologna, Italy, 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Prende il via la seconda edizione di Scrittori di classe, a cui Conad ha dato vita quale parte integrante di Insieme per la scuola, il progetto nato per dotare le classi elementari e medie di attrezzature informatiche e supporti multimediali con un investimento che, nelle prime quattro edizioni, ha […]

Macerich achieved #1 ranking in 2015’s U.S. Retail Sector according to Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB)

Ranking Underscores Macerich’s Thoroughly Integrated Focus on Sustainability SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macerich (NYSE: MAC) today announced that it has achieved the #1 ranking in the U.S. Retail Sector in 2015 according to scores published by Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB). GRESB is a leading measure of sustainability performance […]

Federated Co-operatives Limited retained its spot at the top of SaskBusiness Magazine’s 2015 Top 100 list

Saskatoon, Canada, 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) has retained its spot at the top of SaskBusiness Magazine’s 2015 list of the Top 100 largest companies in Saskatchewan. It’s the third year in a row that FCL has placed first in the rankings. In 2014, FCL revenue rose 15 per cent to […]

Inditex opens new store under the umbrella of its workforce integration programme ‘for&from’

The network of workforce integration stores employs people with disabilities. Arteixo, Spain, 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inditex has opened a new store under the umbrella of its workforce integration programme, ‘for&from’. The new establishment, devoted to the Tempe brand – the Inditex company which designs, markets and distributes footwear and accessories sold by all […]

Jocelyn Wong named senior VP and general merchandising manager for Lowe’s seasonal product business area

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that Jocelyn Wong has been named senior vice president and general merchandising manager for the company’s seasonal product business area, effective October 12.  She will report to Chief Merchandising Officer Michael P. McDermott. Wong will be responsible for merchandising strategies for […]