CVS/pharmacy announces number of efforts to fight against the nationwide epidemic of prescription drug abuse

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), is reinforcing its longstanding commitment in the fight against the nationwide epidemic of prescription drug abuse with a number of efforts launching this month. CVS/pharmacy has expanded the availability of the opioid overdose reversal medicine, naloxone, in several states. The […]

CVS Health Corporation commenced private exchange offers to Eligible Holders and Consent Solicitations

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (“CVS Health”, NYSE:CVS) announced today that is has commenced (A) private exchange offers (“Exchange Offers”) to Eligible Holders (as defined below) to exchange new 4.75% Senior Notes due 2022 (the “New CVS Health 2022 Notes”) and new 5.00% Senior Notes due 2024 (the “New […]

Hunger Action Month: Food 4 Less stores in Southern California encourage shoppers to donate nutrient-rich milk to families in need

Through September, Food 4 Less/Foods Co Will Make It Easy For Shoppers to Give Hope by The Gallon To Local Families In Need – California Dairy Families to Match Donations Up to $50,000 LOS ANGELES, 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — September is Hunger Action Month™, a nationwide campaign from Feeding America – the nation’s […]

5,000 Kroger Associates will form a human breast cancer awareness ribbon September 29 at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati

More than 5,000 Kroger Associates will form a human breast cancer awareness ribbon September 29 on field of Paul Brown Stadium during Kroger Leadership Summit CINCINNATI, 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced plans to bring more than 5,000 associates from across the country to Cincinnati from September 28 […]

LuLu Hypermarket opened its 118th outlet in Sinaw, Oman

Sinaw, Oman, 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — LuLu Hypermarket opened its 118th outlet in Sinaw, Oman, on 20 September, building on our stated policy to reach out to the Wilayats of the Sultanate and to provide a world class shopping experience closer to its customers. The new store was officially inaugurated by H.E Sheikh […]

New autumn espresso beverage available in Starbucks® stores across US and Canada

SEATTLE, 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks introduces its first new autumn espresso beverage in four years – Toasted Graham Latte. The new handcrafted beverage will be available in Starbucks® stores across the United States and Canada beginning today (Sept. 23). When Starbucks beverage R&D manager Yoke Wong set out to create the new beverage, […]

Amazon Prime now available for just $67

Discount begins this Friday at 12:00 a.m. ET and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT SEATTLE, 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN)—In celebration of five Emmy wins for Amazon Original series Transparentat the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards, Amazon today announced that Amazon Prime will be available for just $67. This one day discount will start on Friday, September […]

Macy’s opens new Bloomingdale’s Outlet stores in Philadelphia and San Diego

CINCINNATI, 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today announced it will open new Bloomingdale’s Outlet stores in November 2015 in The Shops at Liberty Place (1625 Chestnut St.) in Center City Philadelphia and in Westfield Mission Valley in San Diego. These two openings will bring the number of Bloomingdale’s Outlet stores to 16. […]

The Good Jobs certified Roundy’s, Inc. as a Good Jobs Company

MILWAUKEE, Wis., 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Good Jobs™, a turnkey employment branding solution, announced it has certified Roundy’s, Inc. as a Good Jobs Company awarding Culture Badges to Roundy’s Corporate as well as their grocer brands including Pick ‘n Save, Copps, Metro Market and Mariano’s. Roundy’s is a leading grocer in the Midwest with […]

Wegmans will help customers identify gluten or food allergens in candy during Halloween

ROCHESTER, NY, 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Life is sweet. Now shopping for Halloween candy this fall just got sweeter at Wegmans Food Markets, which is helping customers who may be avoiding gluten or food allergens. The seasonal candy aisle is adorned with a prominent sign, directing shoppers to an online chart of information about […]

PayNearMe partnered with 7‑Eleven to introduce the PayNearMe Bill Pay app

Bilingual app is first in PayNearMe’s plans for financial services suite for the underbanked SUNNYVALE, Calif. and DALLAS, 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — PayNearMe, a financial services technology company, has partnered with 7‑Eleven, Inc. to introduce the PayNearMe Bill Pay app, enabling U.S. consumers to pay over 17,000 national and local billers with cash using a convenient […]

Victoria’s Secret arrived in New Zealand in partnership with Lagardère Travel Retail

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The world’s sexiest brand has arrived in New Zealand. In partnership with Lagardère Travel Retail, leading lingerie and beauty retailer Victoria’s Secret has announced a new store opening at Auckland Airport. Focusing on an iconic, fashion-forward range of beauty products and accessories, perfectly suited to the […]

Stop & Shop Supermarket removed from sale select Oven Cravers frozen, raw stuffed and breaded chicken products

Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA, 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following a US Department of Agriculture Public Health Alert, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale select Oven Cravers frozen, raw stuffed and breaded chicken products due to possible Salmonella contamination. The following products are included in this recall: Oven Cravers […]

In 15 Albert Heijn winkels wordt tabak niet langer zichtbaar gepresenteerd

Zaandam, Netherlands, 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — In 15 Albert Heijn winkels wordt tabak niet langer zichtbaar gepresenteerd. Tijdens een proefperiode worden in deze winkels verschillende vormen van afdekken getest. Ook steunt Albert Heijn dit jaar Stoptober, een campagne waarin rokers én niet-rokers elkaar helpen om 28 dagen te stoppen met roken. Met deze initiatieven wil […]

Recall: Giant Food removed from sale Tastee Caramel Apples

Landover, Md., 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following a recall by Tastee Apple Inc., Giant Food, LLC announced it removed from sale Tastee Caramel Apples which may contain peanuts, an allergen that is not listed on the ingredient label. This product is safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from a peanut allergy. The […]

METRO GROUP and Groupe Auchan extend the scope of their innovative purchasing cooperation in France

The new cooperation agreement implies the negotiation of manufactured brands on a local level, combining the strengths of the retailer Groupe Auchan and METRO Cash & Carry, the wholesale division of METRO GROUP. CROIX, France, 2015-9-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — After having started their cooperation at the international level in November 2014, the two partners, […]

Army Specialist Daquana Brown won free groceries for a year at the commissary sponsored by Eckrich

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-9-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — When Army Specialist Daquana Brown showed up at the Fort Lee, Virginia, Commissary on Sept. 11, she expected to pick up VIP passes to a NASCAR race she had won for the following night at the Richmond International Raceway. Maybe she even expected to pick up a few […]

Lund Food Holdings purchased a 25,000-square-foot grocery store Glen Lake’s Market in Minnetonka

EDINA, Minn., 2015-9-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lund Food Holdings, Inc., parent company of Lunds & Byerlys, announced its purchase of Glen Lake’s Market, a 25,000-square-foot grocery store located at 14400 Excelsior Boulevard in Minnetonka. “We look forward to the opportunity to bring our brand of extraordinary food, exceptional service and passionate expertise to those in […]

7‑Eleven introduces new single-serve brew cups

DALLAS, TX, 2015-9-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Over fifty years after 7‑Eleven® pioneered the introduction of on-the-go-coffee in the U.S., the retailer is taking coffee home again with the launch of 7‑Eleven-branded coffee for single-serve brewing systems. With the new single-serve brew cups, coffee-lovers who want a fresh-brewed cup of 7‑Eleven coffee can get one whether they’re […]

Kohl’s unveils omnichannel and digital initiatives to support its commitment to delivering an easy shopping experience

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., 2015-9-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) today announced omnichannel and digital initiatives to support its commitment to delivering an easy shopping experience. Whether shopping in-store at Kohl’s stores nationwide, online at Kohls.com or at home or on the go on mobile devices, Kohl’s customers will discover new shopping tools including a […]

Smart & Final Stores marks one-year anniversary of its listing as a public company on NYSE

Project 100 Growth Plan Will Build on Company’s Accelerated “Extra!” Format ExpansionUnique Market Offering, Broad Range of Differentiated Products and Dedication to Strong Customer Relationships Resonate Powerfully with Consumers NEW YORK, 2015-9-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (“Smart & Final” or the “Company”) (NYSE: SFS), a value and quality-oriented food […]

Starbucks announces nationwide availability of Mobile Order & Pay on iOS and Android devices

Available In More Than 7,400 Stores and Customers Using the Starbucks® App on iOS or Android Devices; International Expansion Coming in October SEATTLE, 2015-9-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq: SBUX) today announced the nationwide availability of Mobile Order & Pay on iOS and Android devices, a new feature of the popular […]

Starbucks chief digital officer Brotman: Mobile Order & Pay expands to all company-owned U.S. stores ahead of schedule

SETTLE, 2015-9-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Adam Brotman loves a good success story. Ask him what he does when he’s not immersed in Starbucks core digital businesses and Brotman will tick off a list of biographies of entrepreneurs he’s recently polished off and then point to a stack of nonfiction hardcovers that are up […]

Starbucks China president Wong sent letter to the company’s 30,000 employees in China ahead of China’s President Xi’s visit to US

SETTLE, 2015-9-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahead of a state visit to the U.S. by China’s President Xi and Madame Peng, the president of Starbucks China, Belinda Wong, sent the following letter to the company’s 30,000 partners (employees) in China. Photos and story updates will be added to this post during the visit to […]

Starbucks and Monoprix sign licensed partnership agreement to open Starbucks® stores within Monoprix stores in France

FRANCE, 2015-9-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks and Monoprix are pleased to announce a licensed partnership agreement to open Starbucks® stores within Monoprix stores. The first two locations will be in the Monoprix Beaugrenelle in Paris and in the Monoprix GBL in Lyon, and are expected to open before the end of 2015. “This is a fantastic opportunity […]

Nordstrom donated through its give-back brand Treasure&Bond to nonprofits that work to empower youth

Also selects Boys & Girls Clubs of America as the brand’s new nonprofit partner SEATTLE, 2015-9-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom is excited to announce that the company has made another donation through its give-back brand, Treasure&Bond, which supports nonprofits that work to empower youth. As the brand’s second beneficiary, national organization Girls on […]

Carrefour Poland to host number of commercial events across all of its hypermarkets in support of The French Touch campaign

POLAND, 2015-9-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The French Touch campaign is an initiative designed to promote France and French products in Poland. It will run from 23 September to 10 October 2015. Carrefour Poland is serving as one of the campaign’s strategic partners and so will be organising a number of commercial events across […]

Girish Lakshman appointed president Fulfillment at Sears Holdings Corporation

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2015-9-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) today announced the appointment of Girish Lakshman as president, Fulfillment. His new role will support the company’s continued efforts to enhance the member experience, flawlessly fulfill member and customers’ needs and advance its integrated retail strategy. Lakshman most recently served as vice […]

Digital retailer Argos to hire over 9,000 seasonal workers this Christmas

Search is on for over 9,000 seasonal workers this Christmas Apply now at www.argosxmasjobs.co.uk MILTON KEYNES, UK, 2015-9-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading digital retailer Argos is looking for over 9,000 seasonal workers to help make Christmas happen for the millions of customers who will shop with Argos this Christmas. Around 8,000 customer helpers […]

Homebase: sales of fig, olive trees and grapevines on the rise over the last 6 months

MILTON KEYNES, UK, 2015-9-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — It seems holidaying in Europe and enjoying a Mediterranean diet is no longer enough for us – we now want to bring our holidays home and grow our own olives, grapes and even figs. As well as growing apples and pears more of us than ever […]