Get to know Taco Bell’s new creation QUESALUPA

IRVINE, Calif., 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — FOOD: DEVELOPMENT Taco Bell completed development of the Quesalupa in 2015 and followed with a 36-restaurant test in Toledo, OH that was pronounced as one of the most successful in the company’s history. INGREDIENTS The Quesalupa is the first shell stuffed with melted pepper jack cheese, and […]

Taco Bell launches the Quesalupa!

Brand debuts its most craveable innovation yet: cheesy awesomeness in a warm Chalupa shell IRVINE, Calif., 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Secret’s out. Taco Bell is launching the Quesalupa and it’s #BiggerThan Futbol. “In true ‘Live Mas’ style, over tens of thousands of fans played along by blindly reserving our latest creation, and got […]

Schnucks Markets announces the appointment of Laura L. Freeman, Ph.D. as its new chief people officer

ST. LOUIS, 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Schnucks Markets, Inc. is pleased to announce Laura L. Freeman, Ph.D., has joined the company as its new chief people officer. Freeman will lead human resources (HR) for Schnucks, which employs nearly 15,000 teammates in stores, facilities, warehouses and offices across the Midwest. She will also serve on […]

Starbucks® celebrates Valentine’s Day with trio of Molten Chocolate beverages

SEATTLE, 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — What says love more than coffee and chocolate? As Valentine’s Day nears, Starbucks invites customers to get together with loved ones and friends to try three new chocolate beverages. Beginning today (February 8), participating Starbucks® stores in the U.S. and Canada will offer a trio of Starbucks Molten Chocolate beverages through February 14. Molten Chocolate […]

MERKUR to deploy NCR FastLane SelfServ™ Checkout solutions in 45 of its supermarkets in 2016

MERKUR to deploy NCR FastLane SelfServ™ Checkout solutions in 45 of its supermarkets in 2016, making it the first supermarket chain in the region to fully embrace self-checkout technology Augsburg, Germany, 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced today that MERKUR, a leading Austrian supermarket […]

Wincor Nixdorf to continue services to BAWAG P.S.K. for five more years

BAWAG P.S.K., one of Austria’s largest and most profitable banks with more than 1.6 million private and commercial customers, will continue to have Wincor Nixdorf perform the operations management of its software platform as well as the management and the maintenance of its self-service systems. Wincor Nixdorf will maintain the bank’s approximately 1,200 self-service systems […]

97% of Rite Aid stockholders voted in favor of the adoption of the Merger Agreement with Walgreens Boots Alliance

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) (“Rite Aid”) announced today that its stockholders have voted to approve the adoption of the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of Oct. 27, 2015 (the “Merger Agreement”), by and among Rite Aid, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.,   a Delaware […]

The Meijer Simply Give program holiday campaign breaks the record with $2.4 million for food pantries

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Meijer Simply Give program set a holiday record with $2.4 million for food pantries throughout the Midwest, making it the most successful holiday campaign in the program’s history. Meijer customers donated more than $936,000 during the holiday Simply Give campaign, and combined with a donation from […]

Publix Super Markets Inc. signs two leases for stores in Virginia

LAKELAND, Fla., 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Feb. 2, 2016)Publix Super Markets Inc. announced it has signed two leases for stores in Virginia. The Bristol store, 54,000 square feet, will be located at the northeast corner of Lee Highway & Clear Creek Road in Washington County and in the greater Richmond area, the Glen […]

SUPERVALU INC. extended its $1 Billion Asset-Based Revolving Credit Facility to February 3, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU) today announced it has completed the repricing, amendment and extension of its existing $1.0 billion asset-based revolving credit facility, which is secured by the Company’s inventory, credit card and certain other receivables and certain other assets. The amendment reduces the revolving credit facility’s rates on borrowings […]

SUPERVALU INC. announces the appointment of Mark Gross as its President and CEO

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU) today announced the appointment of Mark Gross as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, effective February 5, 2016. Gross, age 52, will succeed Sam Duncanwho has previously announced he will be retiring. “Mark is a talented, strategic and results-driven leader with a wealth of […]

X5 Retail Group commissioned six new distribution centres in 2015

Moscow, Russia, 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group commissioned six new distribution centres (DCs) with a total area of 142 thousand sq. m. in 2015. The DCs service X5’s retail network across a number of high-potential geographies: the Kaluga, Voronezh and Chelyabinsk regions, as well as Moscow and Tatarstan. Four of the […]

BESTSELLER’S MEN’S WEAR BRAND JACK & JONES SPONSORS THE RENAULT FORMULA ONE TEAM

BESTSELLER IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE ITS MEN’S WEAR BRAND JACK & JONES AS NEW SPONSOR OF THE RENAULT FORMULA ONE TEAM.   BRANDE, Denmark, 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — For six years, BESTSELLER has proudly been supporting Kevin Magnussen in his efforts to make it to the top in international motor sports. Kevin has the […]

Paradies Lagardère opens So Chocolate! and The Scoreboard at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4

NEW YORK CITY, 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, a major specialty retail operator, has just celebrated the launch of two new retail concepts at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4; New York’s premiere travel gateway, with 19.5 million annual travelers. The new shops, So Chocolate! (exclusive confectionary brand) and The Scoreboard (sports […]

Peapod by Giant announces grocery pick-up points at Fort Totten, Glenmont and Vienna Metro Stations in Washington D.C.

First-Ever Program in U.S. Offers Convenience, Time Savings Landover, Md., 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Making lives easier for Washington D.C. area residents, Peapod by Giant announced today a first-of-its-kind offering that will allow shoppers to place their orders online and pick them up at one of three Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) stations: […]

Ediston Property Investment Company plc acquires Citygate office building in Newcastle for £18.95 million

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ediston Property Investment Company plc has acquired Citygate, a modern office building in Newcastle, for £18.95 million (net of acquisition costs) from Hanro Limited. The purchase reflects a net initial yield of 6.57% and will be funded from a combination of cash resources and an increase of £12.42m […]

Barnes & Noble, Inc. partners with Put Me In The Story® to introduce the personalized books platform in select stores

Give Your Child a Starring Role in Bestselling Children’s Books New York, New York, 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, is exclusively partnering with Put Me In The Story® to introduce the leading […]

Paul Moody appointed to the Board of 4imprint Group plc as a Non-Executive Director

LONDON, 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 1st February 2016, Paul Moody, Independent Non-Executive Director of Pets at Home Group Plc, was appointed to the Board of 4imprint Group plc as a Non-Executive Director. This disclosure is given in accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.14. Enquiries Pets at Home Group Plc: +44 (0)161 486 6688 Louise […]

Food 4 Less to raise funds to support Southern California children’s hospitals

LOS ANGELES, 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Southern California based Food 4 Less is pleased to announce that it is raising funds to support children’s hospitals in the communities its stores serve in Southern California. Customers and associates can support their local children’s hospital through the supermarket chain’s nonprofit arm, The Food 4 Less Fund, […]

Dunkin’ Donuts supports women’s hockey by becoming the Official Coffee Shop of the U.S. Women’s National Team

CANTON, Mass., 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts has scored yet another key partnership to help support women’s hockey, today announcing a multi-year agreement with USA Hockey that includes designation as the Official Coffee Shop of the U.S. Women’s National Team. Dunkin’ Donuts will sponsor the U.S. Women’s National Team as it participates […]