AmRest opens Starbucks Fashion Arena in Prague; its 100th Starbucks location

Wrocław, Poland, 2015-10-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — AmRest (WSE: EAT), the largest publicly listed restaurant operator in Central Europe, announces the opening of its 100th Starbucks location. Opening of Starbucks Fashion Arena in Prague on 16th October, 2015 marked an important milestone of reaching 100 Starbucks coffee shops in AmRest portfolio. Company continues the […]

Migros: „Happy bread“, das erste langhaltbare Frischbrot ohne Konservierungsstoffe

Zürich, SWITZERLAND, 2015-10-20 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Happy bread ist das erste klassische Brot im Schweizer Markt, das bis zu fünf Tage haltbar bleibt und das ohne jegliche Konservierungsstoffe. Für die Entwicklung dieser Brotneuheit hat die Jowa AG zwei Millionen Franken in die Herstellungstechnologie investiert. Das neue Brot im Spezialbeutel deckt vor allem die […]

Tesco: people across UK can apply for grants or nominate projects to benefit from bag charge cash

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-10-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The money raised from the government’s 5p bag charge in England will be used by Tesco to pay for a large number of local environmental improvement projects and from today, people right across the UK will be able to apply for grants or nominate online the local projects […]

Carrefour / COP21: Avi Coop. S.c.a (Amadori), won the “Major challenge for Suppliers regarding Climate” in Italy

MILAN, ITALY, 2015-10-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Avi Coop. S.C.A (Amadori), whose waste recycling and energy consumption reduction initiatives helped it secure first place in a competition involving a total of 651 participating suppliers Within the framework of Carrefour’s official involvement in the COP21 international conference on climate, Avi Coop. S.c.a (Amadori), winner of […]

Amazon to create 100,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. network of fulfillment and sortation centers this holiday season

The company recently hired 25,000 regular, full-time employees in advance of the holiday season SEATTLE, 2015-10-20 — /EPR Retail News/ —, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced it is creating 100,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. network of fulfillment and sortation centers this holiday season in order to meet the increase in customer demand. In the months leading […]

The tallest building in The City of London “The Leadenhall Building” opens; joint development by British Land and Oxford Properties

LONDON, 2015-10-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry were guests of honour today as The Leadenhall Building, the tallest building in The City of London, officially opened for business. The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry admired the views from the building’s 42nd floor, 200 metres above street level, […]

NRF’s Holiday Consumer Spending Survey: consumers to spend $805.65 on average; the highest amount in the survey’s 14-year history

TOP FINDINGS OF CONSUMERS SURVEYED: Average spending per person reaches $805.65, comparable with spending in 2014 holiday season ($802.45). Spending on gifts for family members will total $462.95, up from $458.75 last year, and a survey high. Almost half of holiday shopping, consisting of browsing and buying, will be done online: average consumers say 46 […]

EUR 120M Les Saisons de Meaux shopping center in France opens – Immochan

Croix, France, 2015-10-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Immochan inaugurates its latest creation, the shopping center Les Saisons de Meaux in France. Shopping for pleasure, major international and independent local stores, restaurants with flavors from around the world: welcome to the world of Seasons of Meaux. 120M€  of investment 100 shops including 12 key tenants on 30 000m² of shopping mall GLA on […]

Immochan plans to open 50 new centres or extensions by 2017

IMMOCHAN AT THE MAPIC 2015 Croix, France, 2015-10-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — By 2017 Immochan plans the opening of 50 new centres or extensions for a record amount of investment. This significant development plan, in France, Eastern Europe and Asia includes an important number of large scale projects, with 10 sites of more than 50,000m2 of […]

Associated Food: Farr West distribution center awarded Highly Protected Risk Award from FM Global

Farr West Facility Awarded HPR Award from FM Global Salt Lake City, UT, 2015-10-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Associated Food Stores has consistently been recognized as an industry leader in many initiatives, including safety. The grocery wholesaler’s Farr West distribution center was recently awarded a Highly Protected Risk Award from FM Global, the largest commercial […]

Price Chopper marks 14 years of partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

SCHENECTADY, NY, 2015-10-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Chopper is selling plush primates, including chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans, and fundraising through a month-long pin-up campaign, marking the 14th year the regional supermarket chain has partnered with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. “We are so proud to partner with St. Jude. For more than a decade, […]

Best Buy joins other leading U.S. companies in signing the American Business Act Pledge on Climate Change

Richfield, MN, 2015-10-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (October 19, 2015) we are proud that Best Buy is joining other leading U.S. companies in signing the American Business Act Pledge on Climate Change. This is an historic moment for Best Buy. In our pledge, we committed to further advancing our efforts toward addressing this global […]

Halloween: Co-operative Food to find which is the best British apple for bobbing

MANCHESTER, England, 2015-10-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — With Halloween fast approaching, the Co-operative Food today, Tuesday, 20, October, reveals the results of research to find which is the best British apple for bobbing. Commissioned by the community retailer, the study made a splash with students at the Co-operative Academy of Leeds who concluded that the […]

REWE und Starbucks werden Partner

Erste Starbucks Stores eröffnen in REWE Märkten im nächsten Jahr Köln, Germany, 2015-10-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — REWE, einer der führenden Lebensmitteleinzelhändler Deutschlands, und die Starbucks Coffee Company haben heute eine neue Partnerschaft bekanntgegeben. Im Rahmen der Partnerschaft werden im Laufe des Jahres 2016 Starbucks Stores in REWE-Märkten in Großstadtlagen mit dem gewohnten Starbucks-Angebot an […]

NCR Small Business and Creditcall to demonstrate NCR Silver EMV solution at Money20/20

At event, NCR Small Business President will also speak about omnichannel experience DULUTH, Ga., 2015-10-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chris Poelma, president and general manager of NCR Small Business, will speak about the omnichannel experience on a panel of mobile payments experts at Money20/20, an event that brings together key industry leaders in financial services […]