Kesko ranked 15th in Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list

In the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list, Kesko ranked 15th and was, at the same time, the most sustainable trading sector company in the world. The list of the most sustainable corporations is announced today at the World Economic Forum in Davos. HELSINKI, Finland, 2016-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The […]

Argos launches Simple Value collection

Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading digital retailer Argos, has repositioned its Value offering with the launch of the Simple Value collection. Available as part of the Spring/Summer 2016 range, Simple Value can be found in Argos stores and online at from Saturday 16 January. With 140 lines starting from just […]

Asda announces 2ppl diesel price cut; its lowest diesel price for six years

Drivers filling up at any of Asda’s 279 filling stations across the country will only pay 97.7ppl for diesel from Friday 22nd January 2ppl price cut on diesel takes to its lowest price in over six years Unleaded remains at 99.7ppl across the UK LEEDS, England, 2016-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Effective from Friday 22nd […]

SRC-KPMG: Scottish retail sales decreased by 0.2% in 2015 compared with December 2014

In December 2015, total Scottish sales decreased by 0.2% compared with December 2014, when they had declined by 1.8%. This is the best performance since January 2014, excluding Easter distortions. Like-for-like sales decreased by 0.4% on last December, when they had decreased by 2.6%. Adjusted for deflation measured by the BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index (SPI), […]

RILA: blizzard real-world example for why scheduling legislation would be a disaster for local retailers and DC residents

Arlington , VA, 2016-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — ​​All signs point toward a major winter weather event disrupting our region starting tomorrow. As families in all four D.C. quadrants head to grocery stores, hardware stores, big box retailers, and pharmacies to make sure they are covered in the event of a disruption of essential services, […]

Danish consumer council Tænk test: Only H&M mittens did not contain PFCs

It is now high season for winter clothing and all H&M customers should feel confident that H&M do not use Perfluorinated Compounds in any of our products. We decided already 2009 to phase out PFCs in our assortment and since three years we have a total ban of PFCs within the H&M Group. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, […]

Inditex rated Silver Clas position according to the Sustainability Yearbook 2016 by RobecoSAM

Inditex is rated as one of the top companies in sustainability worldwide by RobecoSAM The report analyses over 3,000 companies from 59 sectors worldwide on economic, environmental and social dimenssions Arteixo, Spain, 2016-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inditex has been rated as the Silver Clas position (ranked in the 54th position) according to the Sustainability Yearbook […]

Gap Inc. to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 50% from 2015 levels by the end of 2020

With release of the company’s most recent global sustainability report, Gap Inc. commits to reducing absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across all global owned and operated facilities by 50 percent from 2015 levels by the end of 2020 SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — As a strategic investment to foster cleaner global business, […]

MUSIC STORE upgrades to Intershop 7.4

Leading  music retailer invests in future-proof shop solution for efficient navigation of international online sales Intershop partner dotsource implements attractive, easy-to-manage, modern shopping environment Jena, Cologne, Germany, 2016-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — MUSIC STORE continues to rely on Intershop’s innovative omni-channel commerce solutions. By upgrading to Intershop 7.4 the world‘s fifth largest musical instrument […]

Dunkin’ Brands and GPI to develop more than 250 of Dunkin’ Donuts and more than 70 Baskin-Robbins restaurants in South Africa

Master franchise agreement with Grand Parade Investments calls for the development of more than 250 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants and more than 70 Baskin-Robbins shops in South Africa over the coming years CANTON, Mass, 2016-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Brands, the parent company of two of the world’s most recognizable brands, Dunkin’ Donuts and […]

National Grocers Association Welcomes Senate Nutrition Legislation

Arlington, VA, 2016-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Jan 20, 2016), the National Grocers Association (NGA), the national trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, praised the U.S. Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee for its work on the Improving Child Nutrition Integrity and Access Act, a bill to reauthorize a number of nutrition […]

CBRE Group honored with “Outstanding Member of the Year” award by the China General Chamber of Commerce – U.S.A.

Achievement Follows Top Honor for CBRE at REBNY Ingenious Deal Awards LOS ANGELES, CA, 2016-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. announced today that it has been honored with an “Outstanding Member of the Year” award by the China General Chamber of Commerce – U.S.A. (CGCC). Darcy Stacom, Vice Chairman, Capital Markets, CBRE received […]

Co-op food carrier bag charges to fund hundreds of good causes across Scotland

MANCHESTER, UK, 2016-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hundreds of good causes across Scotland are set to start the New Year with a boost to their fundraising after “bagging” a share of the money raised through carrier bag charges and sales in Co-op food stores. The Co-op is distributing over £750,000 after calling on Scotland’s local […]

Edwards of Conwy to supply Co-op food stores across Wales with its award winning sausages and burgers

MANCHESTER, UK, 2016-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — A Conwy-based master butcher has seen the New Year get off to a “sizzling” start after winning a contract to supply more than 160 Co-op food stores across Wales with its award winning sausages and burgers. Edwards of Conwy anticipates a sales boost of up to 15 percent […]

Co-op re-launches “Swipe and Win” promotion

MANCHESTER, UK, 2016-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op is giving its members a chance to banish the January blues and make a “grand” start to the year with prizes of £1,000 worth of vouchers up for grabs in its food stores UK-wide. In addition, hundreds of thousands of instant win prizes and vouchers are […]

BESTSELLER ACADEMY in cooperation with Viden Djurs opens fashion college

BESTSELLER ACADEMY OPENS FASHION COLLEGE FOR YOUNG, FASHION-CONSCIOUS STUDENTS. BRANDE, Denmark, 2016-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new fashion college is a one year education made in cooperation with Viden Djurs, a local business college in the Danish city of Grenaa. The education targets teenagers who have just finished 9th or 10th grade and who […]

BESTSELLER UNITED Acquires majority stake in Bianco Footwear

BESTSELLER UNITED HAS BOUGHT THE MAJORITY OF THE DANISH COMPANY BIANCO FOOTWEAR. BRANDE, Denmark, 2016-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Anders Holch Povlsen comments on the new investment in Bianco Footwear: “We have known the founder behind Bianco Footwear for many years, and I know that we share many of the same ideas and beliefs. At […]