Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy & Fertilizers (WesCEF) announces the resignation of its Managing Director Tom O’Leary

Perth, Australia, 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy & Fertilisers (WesCEF) Managing Director Tom O’Leary has resigned to take up the position of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Iluka Resources Limited (ASX:ILU). Wesfarmers Managing Director Richard Goyder congratulated Mr O’Leary on his new appointment and on his contribution to Wesfarmers in […]

NACS releases the NACS State of the Industry Report of 2015 Data

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — NACS has released the NACS State of the Industry Report of 2015 Data, the convenience and fuel retailing industry’s premier benchmarking tool and most comprehensive collection of data and trends. Published since 1972, the NACS State of the Industry Report provides valuable information to help industry stakeholders maximize […]

Wegmans Food Markets launches “grill it in your skillet!”

ROCHESTER, NY, 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Grilling may be America’s favorite way to cook when it’s warm out, so the chefs at Wegmans Food Markets have come up with a fresh approach to bring even more great grilled meals to the table. The concept – “grill it in your skillet!” Put fresh ingredients in […]

Southeastern Grocers announces donation of all profits generated at its grocery stores on July 4 to Hope For The Warriors

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Southeastern Grocers, parent company of BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie, announced that for the second consecutive year, all profits generated at its grocery stores on Monday, July 4, will be donated in support of veterans and service members. This year, Southeastern Grocers has partnered with Hope For The […]

Whole Foods Market’s 2016 Prosperity Campaign for Whole Planet Foundation raised $3.26 million

AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market customers, team members, supplier sponsors and online donors raised a combined $3.26 million to alleviate global poverty during the company’s 2016 Prosperity Campaign for Whole Planet Foundation this spring. Every dollar raised will go to support the foundation’s work to fund micro credit for poverty […]

Whole Foods Market to open second Brooklyn location on Tuesday, July 26, 2016

NY, New York, 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market Williamsburg (238 Bedford Ave.), the retailer’s second Brooklyn location, will be opening on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 9AM. The opening date was revealed at Modern Farmer’s, “A Starry Night on the Farm,” event this past Saturday, June 25, which benefitted Farm Aid and […]

Two new tools released to help retailers reduce out-of-stock levels

Arlington, VA, 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Two new tools to help retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers analyze and improve On Shelf Availability (OSA) have been created by a joint industry group. On Shelf Availability is a key issue for the consumer products industry, as out-of-stocks remains at an 8 percent average rate, according to joint […]

SM Investments Corporation won awards from Hong Kong-based magazine Corporate Governance Asia

Pasay City, Philippines, 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments Corporation (SM) and its subsidiaries won awards from Hong Kong-based publication Corporate Governance Asia during the 6th Asian Excellence Recognition Awards 2016 organized by the magazine. SM and its subsidiaries SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), BDO Unibank, Inc. and China Banking Corporation (China Bank) were chosen as […]

Google Expedition Kits powered by Best Buy Education help teachers lead students on more than 200 different educational trips

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — For most students, a field trip to the Galápagos Islands, Antarctica or Machu Picchu isn’t likely to happen. With virtual reality, though, the classroom can be the starting point for exploration of the world’s wonders In addition to immersive gaming experiences, VR technology enables people to watch surgeries and scale […]

Major Marine Tours to use NCR Silver, the tablet point-of-sale (POS) system from NCR Small Business

Alaska tour company uses mobile POS system in two offices and on seven vessels DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Guests on Major Marine Tours’ wildlife cruises now have an easy way to pay for onboard snacks and drinks thanks to NCR Silver, the tablet point-of-sale (POS) system from NCR Small Business. Each day, […]

Barnes & Noble announces the return of Get Pop-Cultured campaign

New York, NY, 2016-Jun-29 — /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, today announced that Get Pop-Cultured with Barnes & Noble (www.bn.com/getpop-cultured), a month-long celebration of pop culture with special events customers won’t want to miss, is […]

Dunkin’ Donuts: The new Cold Brew coffee now available at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in the Metro New York and Los Angeles markets

Cold Brew coffee is now on the menu at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Metro New York and Los Angeles; available nationwide later this summer The ultra-smooth, full-bodied Cold Brew coffee will be brewed daily in small batches CANTON, MA 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts is expanding its menu by crafting an exciting […]

USDA’s FSIS: take extra food safety precautions when planning your menu on the Fourth of July

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — No matter where you find yourself on the Fourth of July, you will probably see lots of food, beverages and grass-stained sneakers. Whether you’re enjoying a barbecue in the great outdoors, traveling to see family or friends, or spending time at home, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food […]

Ghiringhelli Specialty Foods recalls 2,444 pounds of poultry products due to mislabeling and undeclared allergens – USDA’s FSIS

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ghiringhelli Specialty Foods, Inc., a Vallejo, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 2,444 pounds of poultry products due to mislabeling and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain soy, wheat, and fish (anchovies), known allergens which are not […]

BURGER KING, CHEETOS® brand to introduce new Mac n’ Cheetos™

New Mac n’ Cheetos™ Mashup Features CHEETOS® Crispiness Outside, Creamy Mac n’ Cheese Inside MIAMI , 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — BURGER KING® restaurants and the CHEETOS® brand have collaborated for the first time to introduce new Mac n’ Cheetos™, making for a very cheesy summer. The new snack mashup is a portable combination of […]

Walmart Canada: Lee Tappenden appointed President and CEO; Bob Hakeem as COO

Mississauga, ON, 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart Canada today announced the appointment of Lee Tappenden, Chief Operations Officer, Walmart Canada to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer, Walmart Canada, effective August 15. Tappenden joined Walmart in 1996 and has held a number of global leadership roles with the company, including Chief Merchandising […]

Sobeys Inc. announces the appointment of Lyne Castonguay as Chief Merchandising Officer

STELLARTON, NS, 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ms. Castonguay will oversee all aspects of Sobeys go-to-market strategy, with responsibility for category management, marketing, data insights, research, procurement, private label and merchandising as well as the company’s digital strategy. For the past 14 years Ms. Castonguay has held progressively senior positions with The Home Depot both […]

Ingles Markets, Incorporated declares cash dividend on both Class A and Class B Common Stock

ASHEVILLE, N.C., 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMKTA) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.165 (sixteen and one-half cents) per share on all its Class A Common Stock and $0.15 (fifteen cents) per share on all its Class B Common Stock. This is an […]

CBRE announces the appointment of Chandra Dhandapani as its Chief Digital & Technology Officer

Longtime Capital One Financial Corporation Executive to Lead CBRE’s Technology and Digital Enablement Los Angeles, 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. today announced that Chandra Dhandapani has been named the company’s Chief Digital & Technology Officer.  Ms. Dhandapani, a longtime technology executive at Capital One Financial Corporation, will join CBRE in mid-July, and […]

Topaz recognised as one of the Best Large Workplaces in Europe for the fourth time

One of only three Irish companies to be recognised DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Topaz, the country’s largest fuel and convenience retailer has been recognised as one of the Best Large Workplaces in Europe for the fourth time. The company emerged in 9th position when the Best Large Workplaces in Europe were announced […]

LuLu Group strengthens its retail presence in the Far East with the opening of its first hypermarket in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia , 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kuala Lumpur: LuLu Group further consolidate its retail presence in the Far East by opening the first LuLu Mall with hypermarket in Malaysia. The 250,000 sq. ft. hypermarket was inaugurated by the Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Sri Najib Tun Razak in the presence of Dato Sri […]

Nordstrom launches Tesla Gallery at its The Grove store in Los Angeles, Calif

SEATTLE, 2016-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. announced the launch of a Tesla Gallery at its store at The Grove in Los Angeles, Calif. The Tesla Gallery, featuring the revolutionary Tesla Model X, opened to the public on Saturday, June 18 and is scheduled to run through the remainder of 2016. Located in the Men’s […]

Starbucks and Tata Sons Limited expand existing partnership

Starbucks Reserve Tata Nullore Estates is the first single-origin coffee from India available to customers in the U.S., joint-venture extends the reach of Starbucks coffee and expands coffee roasting capabilities Partnership also unveils joint investment in the Tata STRIVE skills development program MUMBAI and SEATTLE, 2016-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a meeting at the iconic […]

The Starbucks Reserve® Roastery and Tasting Room launches Affogato line-up of beverages to its cold coffee menu

Seattle, 2016-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Starbucks Reserve® Roastery and Tasting Room has always been about immersing customers in the craft of coffee. From roasting to brewing, some of the rarest, limited-availability coffees in the world take center stage there. Starting today, these coffees will do a bit of immersing in the form of a […]

Tesco stores in Wimbledon to offer strawberry and cream tastings as it gears up for a fortnight of tennis

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco stores in Wimbledon are gearing up for a fortnight of tennis as 500,000 visitors are expected to visit Wimbledon over the next two weeks. Tesco will be offering strawberry and cream tastings in their Wimbledon Metro store as the fruit has become intrinsically associated with the tournament. […]

Carrefour Belgium outlines its environmental growth prospects

Belgium, 2016-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — In early June, Carrefour Belgium invited the suppliers of its own-brand products to the traditional presentation of its annual quality and sustainability performance results. This presentation was an opportunity for Carrefour Belgium to outline the growth prospects that it has set itself in the more or less short term. […]

Delhaize announces sale of pet specialist shop Tom&Co to PetSerCo

Brussels , 2016-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize announces today the sale of its retail formula Tom&Co, the pet specialist shop for pet feed and pet care. An investment group led by Lionel Desclée, current member of the management of Delhaize Belgium, will take over Tom&Co. He will leave Delhaize. The brand Tom&Co will continue […]

Co-op Community Spaces commits $1.5 million to protect, beautify and enhance spaces in communities across Western Canada

Nipawin, Canada, 2016-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — A $1.5 million commitment from Co-op will protect, beautify and enhance spaces in communities across Western Canada. The funding is provided by Co-op Community Spaces, a program supporting community-based recreation, conservation and urban agriculture projects. This year’s 21 recipients span all four western Canadian provinces and include local […]

Wegmans Food Markets customers support Food Bank’s BackPack Program to provide children in need with weekend bags of food

BUFFALO, NY, 2016-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — In Western New York, thousands of elementary school children who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches may not have enough nutritious food to eat at home over the weekend. That’s why 11 Wegmans Food Markets in the Buffalo area have partnered with customers, the Food Bank of Western New […]