The Co-op food store in Gobowen, Oswestry to receive £350,000 makeover

MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op food store in Gobowen, Oswestry, closes on Monday, 18 April, to receive a near £350,000 makeover to enhance the shopping experience for the community. The food store, located in The Cross, Gobowen, is to embark on a major investment which will see it have an enhanced […]

The Co-op to open new food store in Lostock Gralam on 28 April

MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op will launch its newest food store this month (Thursday, 28 April) following a £560,000 investment to create a new food store in Lostock Gralam. Representatives from the Ronald McDonald House Charity will help the store team to cut the ribbon and declare the new store open […]

eBay Enterprise Inc. sold its 24.9 percent stake in Intershop Communications AG

Jena, Germany, 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Intershop Communications AG (ISIN: DE000A0EPUH1) has gained a new major shareholder. The longstanding shareholder eBay Enterprise Inc. (formerly GSI Commerce Solutions Inc.) has sold its stake in the amount of 24.9 percent in voting rights in Intershop Communications AG. The new owner of this stake is Shareholder […]

PREIT refinanced the mortgage loan secured by Woodland Mall

Company to recognize significant savings PHILADELPHIA, 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — PREIT (NYSE: PEI) has completed the refinancing of the mortgage loan secured by Woodland Mall and extended and modified the terms of the existing mortgage loan secured by Viewmont Mall.  The LIBOR-based loans total $187.0 million and carry a fixed weighted average interest rate […]

RILA honored Profitect as first place winner of the 2016 Retail AP Innovation Awards

Emerging Technologies Honored At Retail Asset Protection Conference Dallas , TX, 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — ​​​​In a ceremony at the Retail Asset Protection Conference in Dallas, Texas yesterday, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) honored Profitect as first place winner of the 2016 Retail AP Innovation Awards. The Awards recognize the most visionary and […]

Delhaize Group to announce its 2016 first quarter results ended March 31, 2016 n Wednesday April 27, 2016

Brussels, Belgium, 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group will announce its 2016 first quarter results (ended March 31, 2016) on Wednesday April 27, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. CET. The press release will be available on Delhaize Group’s website (www.delhaizegroup.com) immediately after its publication. Frans Muller, CEO, and Pierre Bouchut, CFO, will discuss the 2016 […]

Delhaize Group announces its 2015 Annual and Sustainability Progress Reports

Brussels, Belgium, 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group announces the publication of its 2015 Annual Report and its 2015 Sustainability Progress Report. The reports are available online at https://annualreport.delhaizegroup.com/and at https://sustainabilityreport.delhaizegroup.com/. The Delhaize Group 2015 Annual Report highlights the Group’s accomplishments over the last year, with a focus on customer centricity. The report includes the following sections: […]

Former president of the North Dakota Grocers Association Tom Woodmansee receives NGA Association Leadership Award

Arlington, VA, 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tom Woodmansee, former president of the North Dakota Grocers Association was presented the National Grocers Association (NGA) Association Leadership Award for his dedication and commitment to the independent supermarket industry. Until his recent retirement, Woodmansee led the North Dakota Grocers Association for 31 years. During his tenure with […]

Whole Foods Market Sedona commemorated its grand re-opening with in-store events and new offerings

Live music, Amazing Grass pop-up, a new antipasto bar, plus updated cheese, grocery and produce sections SEDONA, Ariz., 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market Sedona celebrates the completion of its two-part remodel to the 31,000 square foot store located at 1420 West Hwy. 89A with in-store events and new offerings in its prepared […]

Rite Aid announces Sharon Balser and Theresa Forres as winners of the 2015 Vote for Your Favorite Pharmacy Team Member Contest

Michigan Pharmacy Technician and Maryland Customer Each Win $2,500 Rite Aid Gift Card in Customer Service Contest CAMP HILL, Pa., 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid is proud to announce the two winners of the 2015 Vote for Your Favorite Pharmacy Team Member Contest. Sharon Balser, a Rite Aid pharmacy technician from Milford, Mich., […]

Sobeys Inc. announces the appointment of Beth Newlands Campbell as President of its Atlantic/Ontario business unit

STELLARTON, NS, 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sobeys Inc. today announced the appointment of Beth Newlands Campbell as President of the company’s Atlantic/Ontario business unit. An experienced grocery industry leader, Ms. Newlands Campbell has spent 30 years in progressively senior operations marketing, merchandising and strategic planning roles with Delhaize’s U.S. operations, including the Hannaford Supermarkets […]

All Hy-Vee pharmacies can now fill pet-specific medications

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — All Hy-Vee pharmacies throughout the company’s eight-state region can now fill pet-specific medications. While Hy-Vee stores have been filling pet medications such as antibiotics and allergy medications for many years, this new service has been expanded to include flea and tick medications, heartworm, NSAIDs and hundreds […]

Only Natural Pet’s carbon neutral PowerFood dog and cat food line available at PetSmart Stores

Natural Pinnacle Brand Founded on Sustainability; Leads Pet Food Industry with Carbon Neutral Products that Help Preserve the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil; Available at 135 PetSmart Stores PHOENIX and BOULDER, Colo., 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, Only Natural Pet today announced that its PowerFood dog and cat […]

Harris Teeter donates $116,633 to the North Carolina Association of Feeding America Food Banks through its Million Meals Challenge campaign

Matthews, N.C., 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Today (April 19, 2016), Harris Teeter announces an $116,633 donation to the North Carolina Association of Feeding America Food Banks. In partnership with four in-state collegiate rivals, Harris Teeter hosted the Million Meals Challenge campaign to help fight the North Carolina hunger epidemic. The Million Meals Challenge – […]

Sainsbury’s unveils the first ever Culinary Companionship Code to help Britons reduce food wastage

LONDON, 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shoppers could save over £100 a year just by turning their hand to matchmaking…for fruit and veg. Finding the perfect pal for parsnips or a life partner for plums could mean the difference between throwing out fresh fruit and veg and extending its life, according to Sainsbury’s. Certain fruit […]

EROSKI y sus clientes han donado cerca de 9.000 toneladas de alimentos durante el año 2015

Cerca de 6.000 toneladas corresponden a alimentos donados por EROSKI dentro del programa “Desperdicio Cero” que garantiza que ningún alimento apto para el consumo es desechado en las tiendas EROSKI sino donado a organizaciones sociales Las campañas de recogida solidaria de alimentos desarrolladas en 2015 a favor de los Bancos de Alimentos consiguieron recaudar más […]

900 escolares de toda España han participado en la segunda edición de Imagine Food

Más de 900 escolares de toda España, de entre 6 y 12 años, han participado en la segunda edición de este concurso de dibujo Tres escolares de Mondragón, Sevilla y Toledo, respectivamente, han sido los ganadores en cada una de las tres categorías del premio El cocinero Peio Gartzia se ha encargado nuevamente de hacer […]

Sainsbury’s strengthens its in-house digital and technology team with 150 new digital and technology jobs in Manchester

LONDON, 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is creating 150 new digital and technology jobs in Manchester over the next 18 months to expand its in-house digital and technology capability. Building a strong in-house digital and technology team is a core part of the retailer’s ambition to make shopping easier for customers, enabling the company […]