Sainsbury’s partners with ReFood to power supermarkets by green gas

London, 2016-May-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Produced entirely from waste food, the energy generated over the past year alone is enough to power 5,000 homes*, or 10% of Sainsbury’s entire national gas consumption for the year, with ReFood having supplied the retailer with almost 50 million KWh of biomethane gas to date. As part of […]

StubHub unveils new vision and brand identity with focus on enriching lives within the “experience economy”

San Jose, California, 2016-May-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Recognizing that the richest moments in life are becoming less about the things people own and more about the experiences they share, StubHub today unveiled a new vision and brand identity. From sharing in the anticipation before an event to posting photos online after an encore, experiences have […]

Sweden-based AI, machine learning and big data analytics company Expertmaker acquired by eBay

San Jose, California, 2016-May-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, eBay announced it has agreed to acquire Sweden-based Expertmaker, which specializes in providing intelligent solutions powered by artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and big data analytics. Expertmaker has been a partner of eBay’s since 2010, most recently helping with eBay’s structured data initiative. Financial terms of the acquisition […]

USDA’S FSIS: The Grey Plume Provisions recalls 471 pounds of charcuterie meat products

WASHINGTON, 2016-May-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Grey Plume Provisions, LLC, an Omaha, Neb. establishment, is recalling approximately 471 pounds of charcuterie meat products that were produced, packaged, and distributed without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The salami, soppressata, pepperoni, and chorizo […]

SSP announces three outlets scheduled to open at Bergen Airport

London, 2016-May-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has announced details of the three outlets it is scheduled to open at Bergen Airport following the company’s first contract win at the airport since it opened in 1955. The featured brands are O’Learys, Upper Crust […]

British Retail Consortium: We’ve seen three years of falling shop prices

Overall shop prices reported deflation of 1.7% in April, unchanged from the decline seen in March. This is in-line with the 12-month average Non-food deflation accelerated to 2.9% in April from the 2.6% fall in March. This is deeper the 12-month average of -2.7% Food returned to inflationary territory in April, up 0.1% compared with […] announce the appointment of Tim Marson, MW, as the new senior buyer for California Wine

Former buyer Jonathan Han promoted to new role SAN FRANCISCO, CA., 2016-May-06 — /EPR Retail News/ —, the nation’s #1 online wine retailer, is pleased to welcome Tim Marson, MW, as the new senior buyer for California Wine. Jonathan Han, who handled the California purchasing for nearly 18 months, has been promoted to a new […]

Macerich CEO Arthur Coppola: The first quarter reflected continued strong performance

SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2016-May-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Macerich Company (NYSE Symbol: MAC) today announced results of operations for the quarter ended March 31, 2016, which included funds from operations (“FFO”)  diluted of $141.0  million or $.87 per share-diluted compared to $133.5 million or $.79 per share-diluted for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. Net income […]

Forever 21 Summer 2016 collection features rising model-musician-sister duo Pyper Smith and Daisey Clementine of The Atomics

LOS ANGELES, CA , 2016-May-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forever 21, one of the most recognized and largest independent fashion retailers in the world, debuts its Summer 2016 collection and campaign globally featuring rising model-musician-sister duo, Pyper Smith and Daisey Clementine of The Atomics. The campaign pays homage to the iconic fashion era of the ‘90s, […]

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. to release its Q1-2016 financial results on Friday, May 13

PLANO, Texas , 2016-May-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2016 financial results on Friday, May 13, at 7:30 a.m. ET. The news release will be followed by a live conference call and webcast conducted by Chief Executive Officer Marvin Ellison […]

Whole Foods Market’s new store in Vernon Hills, Ill. to open in 2018

CHICAGO, 2016-May-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFM), the confirms a new location planned for Vernon Hills, Illinois. The 48,000-square-foot store will be located at Route 60 and Route 21. At the time of opening, Whole Foods Market Vernon Hills will be the 28th location in Chicagoland. Currently there are 25 Chicagoland […]

Whole Foods Market signs lease for 41,500sq ft store in downtown Nashville, Tennessee

AUSTIN, Texas , 2016-May-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market announced today that it has signed a lease for a store in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. The 41,500-square-foot store will be part of a mixed-use development near the intersection of 12th Avenue North and Broadway. It will be Whole Foods Market’s third location in Greater […]