USDA: Aspen Foods recalls 561,000 pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken products

Class I Recall Health Risk: High EDITOR’S NOTE: This release is being reissued to expand the July 15, 2015 recall to include additional products. After further analysis, Aspen Foods chose to recall products in an effort to prevent additional illness. Details of this release were also updated to reflect a change in poundage and distribution area. […]

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service issues food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted due to Hurricane Joaquin

WASHINGTON, 2015-10-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted due to Hurricane Joaquin. On Thursday afternoon, the National Weather Service announced Hurricane Joaquin as a Category 4 hurricane in Central and Northwest Bahamas. The Hurricane […]

HBS Global Properties acquires 41 GALERIA Kaufhof properties from Simon Property Group Inc. for €2.6 billion

Portfolio totals 83 properties with an Asset Value of $4.8 billion(1) NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES & COLOGNE, Germany, 2015-10-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — HBS Global Properties, the real estate joint venture between Hudson’s Bay Company (“HBC”) (TSX: HBC) and Simon Property Group Inc. (“Simon”) (NYSE: SPG), is pleased to announce the acquisition of 41 GALERIA […]

Overstock.com celebrates its shopping website’s 16th birthday with its largest annual Overstocktober event

Biggest Overstocktober Event in Company History SALT LAKE CITY, 2015-10-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) is celebrating the shopping website’s 16th birthday with its largest annual Overstocktober event, being held Oct. 1 through Oct. 16. The online retailer has pumped up its traditional birthday sales event to mark the birthday milestone, with savings […]

Yum! Brands adopts the community of Jinotega, Nicaragua, as part of the Company’s new Feed the World Ambassador Program

Louisville, KY, 2015-10-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM) announced it has adopted the community of Jinotega, Nicaragua, as part of the Company’s new Feed the World Ambassador Program. The new employee leadership program is part of the Company’s global World Hunger Relief effort that raises awareness, volunteerism and donations for the United […]

Nordstrom, Inc. opens doors to its new store at Ridgedale, its second full-line store in the Twin Cities

New store marks the company’s second Twin Cities location SEATTLE, 2015-10-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading fashion specialty retailer Nordstrom, Inc.opened the doors to its new store at Ridgedale today, its second full-line store in the Twin Cities. The two-level, 140,000 square-foot store features the latest interior and exterior design concepts, a full-service restaurant and […]

The K-ruoka launches mobile App that offers personal benefits and store special offers

HELSINKI, FINLAND, 2015-10-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — The K-ruoka mobile application offers personal benefits and store specific special offers, a smart shopping list that recommends products frequently bought by the customer, as well as nearly 6,000 recipes with instructions. The app can be downloaded from App Store starting from today. Special attention has been […]

10 Episode Adaptation of Suburra Film will premiere globally on Netflix in 2017

10 Episode Adaptation of Suburra Film First On Netflix Worldwide In 2017 Suburra Feature To Debut On Netflix In North and Latin America Same Day As Theatrical PremiereOct 05, 2015 ROME and BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., 2015-10-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Suburra, a dark, gripping ten episode organised crime series set on the Roman coast […]

The Northern Ireland Retail Consortium launches its policy agenda for the forthcoming Assembly elections

LONDON, 2015-10-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today the Northern Ireland Retail Consortium (NIRC) has launched its policy agenda for the forthcoming Assembly elections and beyond. The 8-page document highlights the contribution that retail makes to Northern Ireland communities, the supply chain and the economy. It also sets out the changes that are needed to […]

Whole Foods Market Midwest to host Missouri Supplier Summit to educate prospective new suppliers

AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-10-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Missouri Supplier Summit Invites Local Farmers, Food Artisans and Body Care Producers to Meet with Buyers for Future Store Whole Foods Market, the world’s leading natural and organic foods grocer, is looking for new local, Missouri-based products for its newest store in St. Louis’ Central West End neighborhood, […]

Meijer announces the appointment of Rick Keyes as its new president

26-Year Meijer Veteran Takes Reigns of Grand Rapids-Based Retailer GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2015-10-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer announced today the appointment of Rick Keyes as president of the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer. Keyes, who joined the company 26 years ago as a pharmacist in Columbus, Ohio, takes the reigns of the multi-state Midwestern retailer after […]