2.200 PENNY Märkte erhalten individuelle Namen

Köln, Germany, 2015-9-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — PENNY Kiez, PENNY St. Pauli oder PENNY Schanzenstraße: Was seit Herbst 2014 bereits in 88 PENNY Märkten in Hamburg gelebt wird, ist bald deutschlandweit zu sehen: Vom 14. bis 26. September konnten PENNY-Kunden im Rahmen der aktuellen Kampagne des Discounters in ganz Deutschland über den Namenszusatz ihres jeweiligen […]

DeCA sales director Tracie Russ: Store promotions, giveaways and more opportunities for discounts and savings during October

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-9-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — October represents the unofficial start of the holiday season for commissary customers who want to see store promotions, giveaways and more opportunities for discounts beyond their usual 30 percent or more savings, said the Defense Commissary Agency’s director of sales. “Whether it is celebrating Oktoberfest with friends or […]

Defense Commissary Agency turns 24 on Oct. 1

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-9-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Twenty-four years ago on Oct. 1, the Defense Commissary Agency officially opened its doors for business around the world. Today, its employees are preparing to observe this anniversary the way they do every year: working hard to bring the commissary benefit to their customers with great savings on […]

Screwfix awarded the title of Supply Chain Team of the Year at the Retail Week Supply Chain Awards 2015 in London

LONDON, 2015-9-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading multi-channel retailer Screwfix is celebrating after being awarded the title of Supply Chain Team of the Year at the Retail Week Supply Chain Awards 2015, held on 24 September in London. Screwfix centres its operations on the promise to provide convenience, value and the best products wherever and […]

Kingfisher: survey across Europe shows 85 per cent support for better laws that ensure the legality of wood products on the market

LONDON, 2015-9-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kingfisher plc, in conjunction with over 60 other timber-related business and seven trade federations, has signed an industry statement to secure measures to make the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) fully effective across the EU. Timber is an essential raw material for our business, used in up to 40% of […]

Lidl UK will adopt the Living Wage from 1st October 2015

LONDON, 2015-9-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lidl UK has announced that it will adopt the Living Wage from 1st October 2015, as part of the supermarket’s ongoing commitment to investing in its employees following a record year with sales reaching over £4billion. The introduction is the first from a British Supermarket and will mean […]

Market Force Information and Supermarket News recognize ALDI for customer satisfaction, products and growth in 2015

Supermarket News Editors and Market Force Information Survey Give ALDI Top Marks Batavia, Ill., 2015-9-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the midst of a massive business expansion, ALDI was recently lauded in both a national consumer survey, conducted by Market Force Information, Inc., and leading industry news outlet Supermarket News. Market Force Information, Inc., the […]

The United Family® raised $10,210 for Lubbock students in need during the “Project SOS: Supply our Students” school supply drive

LUBBOCK, Texas, 2015-9-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The United Family® today announced that store guests raised $10,210 for Lubbock students in need during the annual “Project SOS: Supply our Students” school supply drive. From July 22 through Aug. 11, guests of United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos locations in the Lubbock area donated new school supplies […]

PREIT completed the refinancings of Willow Grove Park and Springfield Mall

PHILADELPHIA, PA,  2015-9-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — PREIT (NYSE: PEI) has completed the refinancings of Willow Grove Park and Springfield Mall.  The loans total $202.5 million, at PREIT’s share, and carry a weighted average interest rate of 3.97%, generating proceeds of $38.1 million and future annual interest expense savings of approximately $2.5  million on the […]

Save Mart and Lucky Supermarkets donate $41,000 for the organization’s fire relief efforts in Northern California

Modesto, Calif., 2015-9-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — A nine-day campaign where shoppers at Save Mart and Lucky Supermarkets could donate to the American Red Cross at checkout stands netted more than $41,000 for the organization’s fire relief efforts in Northern California. This is in addition to a new delivery of 2700 servings of tuna, fruit […]

Shopify launches the World’s Largest Entrepreneurial Competition in partnership with New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

Winners will spend 5 days in a castle with Tony Robbins, Russell Simmons, Tim Ferriss, Daymond John and other famous entrepreneurs NEW YORK, NY, 2015-9-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc., a leading cloud-based, multichannel commerce platform, today announced its sixth Build A Business Competition, the world’s largest entrepreneurial contest that challenges anyone with a great […]

Starbucks UK: Home Sweet Loan programme to help pay rental deposits for Starbucks partners (employees)

Home Sweet Loan programme, with support from Generation Rent and Shelter, will help pay rental deposits for Starbucks partners (employees) Extends National Living Wage to all partners regardless of age SEATTLE, 2015-9-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks UK is announcing two new initiatives as part of its on-going commitment to help partners, particularly those aged under-25, tackle the cost […]

Former U.S. Senate majority leaders Tom Daschle and Trent Lott part of spirited discussion with more than 300 partners at Starbucks headquarters in Seattle

SEATTLE, 2015-9-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — On the same day that Pope Francis challenged Congress to renew a “spirit of cooperation” in Washington, D.C., two former U.S. Senate majority leaders in the other Washington called for more civic engagement to end political polarization. Tom Daschle and Trent Lott were part of a spirited discussion […]

Greencore, USA Inc. North Kingston, Rhode Island voluntarily recalls Evolution Fresh Nonfat Greek Yogurt due to the potential for Undeclared Almonds

SEATTLE, 2015-9-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Greencore, USA – Rhode Island, Issues Allergy Alert due to the potential for Undeclared Almonds in Evolution Fresh Nonfat Greek Yogurt with Strawberry and Granola Parfaits Sold in 266 Locations in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New York, Connecticut, Vermont and Maine Greencore, USA Inc. North Kingston, Rhode […]

Carrefour CSR Director Bertrand Swiderski presented at Ethos 360° conference in Sao Paulo

SAO PAULO, Brazil, 2015-9-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bertrand Swiderski, Group CSR Director,  gave a presentation at the Ethos 360° conference,  the largest conference on sustainable development in Latin America, about Carrefour’s sustainable development policies, notably our actions to fight climate change in stores and transportation. He spoke extensively of Carrefour’s commitments to cut […]

Britain’s biggest fuel retailer Tesco cuts unleaded by up to 2p per litre

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-9-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Britain’s biggest fuel retailer has cut the cost of unleaded petrol by up to 2p per litre at all of its petrol filling stations. The change will come into effect from 1pm this afternoon. Tesco’s network of 500 petrol filling stations is the largest of all UK supermarkets and […]

Homebase among the first businesses to sign up national road safety initiative “Project Pictogram”

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-9-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading home and garden retailer Homebase (part of Home Retail Group) is among the first businesses to sign up to ‘Project Pictogram’, a national road safety initiative aimed at raising awareness about the four main causes of road traffic collisions and fatalities. The simple safety ‘Pictograms’ are […]

Netflix Unveils When Fandom Begins For Some of Today’s Most Popular Series

Los Gatos, Calif., 2015-9-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — It may have taken Walter White nearly an entire season to become Heisenberg and Frank Underwood 13 episodes to become VP (spoiler alert!), but it turns out fans committed to these series long before those plot twists unfolded. Hint: it wasn’t in the pilot episode. Netflix […]

Sainsbury’s cuts the price of unleaded by up to 2 ppl across its 300 forecourts

LONDON, 2015-9-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — From tomorrow, 24 September, Sainsbury’s is cutting the price of unleaded petrol by up to 2 pence per litre across its 300 forecourts. This is great news for unleaded drivers, following a summer of falling diesel prices. Sainsbury’s has been voted UK’s favourite petrol retailer in an independent survey […]

H&M group’s sales excluding VAT increased by 22 percent in the first 9 months of the financial year

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-9-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M group’s sales excluding VAT increased by 22 percent in the first 9 months of the financial year Nine months (1 December 2014 — 31 August 2015) Well-received collections for all brands in the H&M group resulted in good sales and increased market share. The H&M group’s […]

Asda drops the price of unleaded by 2ppl

Asda’s new national price cap means drivers will pay no more than 105.7ppl on unleaded across its 272 filling stations. Unleaded moves back to its traditional place below diesel after two months of diesel being the cheapest fuel grade. Asda continues to have the UK’s cheapest national price cap on fuel. LEEDS, England, 2015-9-24 — /EPR […]

NRF’s Halloween Consumer Spending Survey: 157 million Americans plan to celebrate Halloween this year

WASHINGTON, 2015-9-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ready to embrace cooler weather, fall traditions and spirited celebrations, more than 157 million Americans plan to celebrate Halloween this year, according to the National Retail Federation’s Halloween Consumer Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. The average person celebrating will spend $74.34, compared with $77.52 last […]

Preparations for EuroShop 2017 have already started

7 Experience Dimensions replace the 4 former segments New segmentation of EuroShop’s 16 halls Registration period for EuroShop 2017 now underway  Düsseldorf, Germany, 2015-9-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — EuroShop 2014 in Düsseldorf was a success across the board. All records were broken: 109,496 visitors from some 100 countries travelled to the Rhine to gather […]

Gap unveils its 4th exclusive menswear collection designed by GQ’s four Best New Menswear Designers in America for 2015

David Hart, Stampd, NSF, and The Hill-Side Create Limited-Edition Menswear Collection, Available at Select Gap Stores and Gap.com NEW YORK, 2015-9-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap is pleased to release its fourth exclusive menswear collection designed by GQ’s four Best New Menswear Designers in America for 2015. Following three previous seasons’ successful collaborations, this […]

Macey’s donates $70,000 to Primary Children’s Hospital to support the renovation of the Angel Garden

Salt Lake City, UT, 2015-9-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Funds to support renovation of the Angel Garden WHAT: Macey’s grocery will present $70,000 to Primary Children’s Hospital to support the renovation of the Angel Garden. A ceremony will take place with speakers Sharon Goodrich, Foundation Director, and Darin Peirce, Associated Retail Operations and Macey’s District […]

Pick n Pay’s chairman Gareth Ackerman speech at The Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA)

Cape Town, South Africa, 2015-9-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA) is the representative body of the entire consumer goods industry in South Africa. Our chairman Gareth Ackerman recently presented at their Annual summit on Friday 18 September 2015. The summit brings together about 500 local and international speakers […]

The Jean Coutu Group will release Q2-2016 results on October 7, 2015

Longueuil, Quebec, 2015-9-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. announced today that the release of results for the second quarter of fiscal 2016 will take place on October 7, 2015 at approximately 7:00 a.m. ET. Financial analysts and investors are invited to attend a conference call during which the financial results […]

Overstock.com President Stormy Simon announced winner in the category of innovation at the 2015 Women Tech Awards

The Women Tech Council Recognizes Winners at 8th Annual Women Tech Awards SALT LAKE CITY, UT, 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) President Stormy Simon was announced as the winner in the category of innovation at the 2015 Women Tech Awards, held yesterday at The Grand America Hotel in downtown Salt Lake City. […]

Yum! Brands celebrates its 18th anniversary on October 9th with a Red vs Blue Hunger “Drive-Thru”

Louisville, KY, 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — In October 1997, PepsiCo spun off its three restaurant brands – KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell – to form a new company based out of Louisville, KY. 18 years later, Yum! Brands is one of the world’s largest restaurant companies with more than 41,000 restaurants in […]

Yum! Restaurants India recognized at IDA Awards for its world class training tools

Louisville, KY, 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum! Restaurants India was recently recognized at the IDA Awards in the category of ‘Content, Training & Assessment’ for its world class training tools. The IDA Awards, organized by India Didactics Association, showcases industry benchmarks for innovation and quality in the education and training domain. It has […]