The new Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May Amazon Original Series The Grand Tour will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa

Three lucky fans from countries around the world will win a pair of tickets, travel and accommodation for first studio recording which will take place inSouth Africa in July SEATTLE, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced that the first ever studio recording of the new Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May […]

Amazon.com, Inc. to open 2 fulfillment centers in Edwardsville, Illinois

SEATTLE, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open two fulfillment centers in Edwardsville, Illinois, and create more than 1,000 full-time jobs between the facilities when they open. The company also recently announced plans for a new fulfillment center in Joliet, Illinois, and the creation of 2,000 full-time jobs. […]

Amazon opens The Mark Cuban Collection on Amazon Exclusives

The Mark Cuban Collection includes items customers will recognize from the TV program Shark Tank Amazon Exclusives gives customers access to new products directly from up-and-coming brands On average this year, Amazon Exclusives store sales have grown more than 15 percent per month Amazon Exclusives items are available to Prime members with Free Two-Day shipping […]

Amazon announced season four of the multi-Golden Globe and multi-Emmy Award-winning series Transparent

Jill Soloway will continue as Showrunner and Andrea Sperling as Executive Producer Jeffrey Tambor (Arrested Development), Judith Light (Dallas), Gaby Hoffmann (Girls), Amy Landecker (Louie) and Jay Duplass (Togetherness) will all return SEATTLE, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today (May 31, 2016) announced it has greenlit season four of the multi-Golden Globe and multi-Emmy Award-winning […]

Amazon.com to launch fulfillment centers in Tracy and Eastvale; creates 1,500 new full-time jobs

Within four years, Amazon’s presence has grown to 9 state-of-the-art fulfillment centers across the state of California SEATTLE, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that it will launch fulfillment centers in Tracy and Eastvale, creating more than 1,500 new full-time jobs. These new facilities will increase Amazon’s California presence to […]

Carrefour’s update on food wastage

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The fight against food wastage is a challenge we all face as a community and a priority in Carrefour’s social responsibility approach. A global plan has been in place since 2013 in all countries in which the group operates, with the objective of: > 100% recycling our in-store […]

Carrefour opens new distribution center in Hongmei Town, Dongguan, Guangdong province, China

Guangdong, CHINA, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — On May 31st, the grand opening ceremony of Carrefour supply chain in China—-South China distribution center is held in Hongmei Town, Dongguan, Guangdong province. With the completion of the distribution center, it will play an important role in the supply chain of Carrefour China in South China area, […]

Carrefour’s commitment to its purchasing practices and its suppliers recognized at the 3rd SME and Innovation Trade Show

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Over 500 SMEs came together to present their latest product innovations. On this occasion, Pierre Pelouzet, Business Mediator, operating under the authority of the Minister for the Economy, Industry and Digitalization, awarded Noël Prioux, Executive Director of Carrefour France the Responsible Supplier Relations Label. This label recognizes Carrefour’s […]

Carrefour Quality Lines explained

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour’s specific actions to promote biodiversity are conveyed, in particular, via the Carrefour Quality Lines. Explanation of Carrefour Quality Lines: The Carrefour Quality Lines approach is a partnership initiated by Carrefour over 20 years ago between itself and farmers or livestock breeders, which is underpinned by a […]

Quaker Oats: Second voluntary recall of all Quaker® Quinoa Granola Bars

Silver Spring, MD, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., today announced a second voluntary recall of all Quaker® Quinoa Granola Bars, as a result of further sunflower kernel contamination found by ingredient supplier SunOpta. On May 16, 2016, Quaker took the cautionary measure to issue the voluntary […]

Carrefour to attend VIVA TECHNOLOGY PARIS, 30 June to 2 July, 2016

PARIS, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — VIVA TECHNOLOGY PARIS will bring together all stakeholders in digital transformation in Paris, from 30 June to 2 July, 2016. This international event, which Carrefour will participate in, will attract 5,000 start-ups, creating a multitude of collaboration opportunities. Viva Technology sets out to welcome the most innovative start-ups and […]

European Sustainable Development week: Carrefour’s specific actions to combat deforestation and promote biodiversity

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — At Carrefour, doing our job well means committing to more sustainable and responsible trade. Throughout European Sustainable Development week (from 30 May to 5 June), Carrefour is sharing its initiatives on a daily basis, its specific actions in France and the countries in which it operates to […]

Carrefour to promote agricultural supply chains that are committed to local, innovative and sustainable farming

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour has implemented an ambitious agro-ecological approach promoting agricultural supply chains that are committed to local, innovative and sustainable farming; specific solutions such as synthetic pesticide free strawberries or Carrefour Quality free range eggs from hens fed on 100% French plant-based feed and reared without antibiotic treatment during the […]

Starbucks, Bite the Ballot launch Democracy café events for young people to join in conversation about the EU referendum

LONDON, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Thirty percent of UK youth under the age of 25 are not registered to vote, according to the Electoral Commission. Many companies and organizations, including Starbucks, are encouraging young people to register ahead of the EU referendum vote in June. From June 1-14, Starbucks and Bite the Ballot will […]

New Heath and Almond Joy iced coffee flavors at Dunkin’ Donuts

DD Perks® members will earn a free beverage reward with any purchase of a box of K-Cup® pods or pound of coffee at Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants from May 30 through June 26 CANTON, MA, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fans can now sip the sweet taste of their favorite candy bars in their iced coffee […]

Tiffany & Co. to pay regular quarterly dividend of $0.45 per share of Common Stock

NEW YORK, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.45 per share of Common Stock, representing a 12.5% increase in the quarterly rate. This declaration increases the quarterly dividend from $0.40 per share (or $1.60 annually) to the new rate of […]

Diebold Foundation donated $100,000 to The Group Plan Commission benefiting the redevelopment of Cleveland’s Public Square

NORTH CANTON, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Diebold Foundation, the charitable foundation of Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD), has donated $100,000 toThe Group Plan Commission benefiting the redevelopment of Cleveland’s Public Square. In partnership with the City of Cleveland, the Group Plan Commission is nearing completion on the redevelopment of Public Square, a design by […]

National Donut Day celebrated this year on Friday, June 3

On June 3, Dunkin’ Donuts will offer guests worldwide a free donut of their choice with the purchase of any beverage Brand will also welcome the holiday with special Snapchat geofilters and behind-the-scenes culinary content CANTON, MA, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — One of Dunkin’ Donuts’ favorite holidays is National Donut Day – celebrated […]

NCR Corporation recognized by Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. for its proposal to declassify its Board of Directors

DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, has been recognized by corporate governance firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) for its governance practices in connection with its proposal to declassify its Board of Directors, which was approved at a special second extension of NCR’s 2016 […]

Voluntary Recall of Meadow Gold Dairy’s Whipping Cream and Half and Half in Idaho, Oregon, Wyoming and Utah

Impacts States Including Idaho, Oregon, Wyoming and Utah Boise, Idaho, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Meadow Gold Dairy plant in Boise is voluntarily recalling Meadow Gold brand Old Style Whipping Cream and Meadow Gold DairyPure brand Whipping Cream and Half and Half due to insufficient pasteurization. It is possible that pathogens present in raw […]

Al Meera Consumer Goods Company launches its 1437 consumer goods at cost price Ramadan offer

QATAR, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Under the slogan “Your trust inspires us to spread the giving in the month of giving – The blessings of Ramadan 1437 Hijri extend to offer you 1437 products at cost price” Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (QSC) is pleased to announce the launch of its 1437 consumer goods […]

USDA’s FSIS on summer cookouts: Extra care should be taken to make sure perishable food doesn’t spend too long in the Danger Zone

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Summer cookouts are right around the corner and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is urging consumers to remember the four simple steps to food safety – Clean, Separate, Cook and Chill – and to steer clear of the ‘Danger Zone’ while cooking […]

USDA’s FSIS: Taylor Farms Florida, Inc. recalls 151 pounds of chicken salad

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taylor Farms Florida, Inc., an Orlando, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 151 pounds of a chicken salad product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product may contain wheat and sesame ingredients, known allergens that […]

StubHub launches new website that will serve as the digital home of StubHub’s public policy positions

StubHub launches Concourse, a new website that will serve as the digital home of StubHub’s public policy positions. San Jose, California, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week StubHub and the eBay Government Relations team launched a new website called StubHub Concourse.  Employing the motto “Before you take a seat, take a stand”, the StubHub […]

Special “Wine & Dine” charity auction with celebrity chef Michael Voltaggio, May 26 – June 2, 2016

Chef Voltaggio’s Auction to Benefit Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry San Jose, California, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay for Charity, one of the largest platforms that helps millions of eBay users raise funds and support the causes they care about – has partnered with celebrity chef Michael Voltaggio for a special “Wine & Dine” charity auction with […]

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust completed the sale of its U.S. portfolio of 49 retail properties for US$1.9 billion

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (“RioCan”) (TSX:REI.UN) today is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of its U.S. portfolio of 49 retail properties located in the Northeastern U.S. and Texas at a total sale price of US$1.9 billion as previously announced on December 18, 2015. […]

Weis Markets received final Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) approval to open a beer café in its store in York

Café, which is now open, offers more than 800 varieties of beer SUNBURY, PA and YORK, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets today  announced it has received final Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) approval to open a beer café in its store in the Carlisle Community Center on White Street in York. Associates began […]

Weis Markets to purchase five Mars stores in Baltimore County from Mars Super Markets, Inc.

Purchase is expected to be complete in late July Sunbury, PA, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Weis Markets today announced it has entered into an agreement with Mars Super Markets, Inc. to purchase five Mars stores in Baltimore County, including two in Dundalk and individual units in Essex, Arbutus and Carney. The Company intends to […]

Enrique (“Rick”) Hernandez, Jr. elected non-executive Chairman of McDonald’s Corporation’s Board of Directors

OAK BROOK, IL, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) Board of Directors today announced that Enrique (“Rick”) Hernandez, Jr. has been elected non-executive Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors following the company’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting held today. Hernandez, 60, has served on the Board as an independent Director since 1996 and most […]

Save Mart Supermarkets voluntarily recalls Liquid Plumr Products

Modesto, CA, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The following Liquid Plumr products are being voluntarily recalled due to isolated reports of child resistant closures not working appropriately: Item Description Size Pkg Color Product Code UPC Liquid Plumr Professional Strength Foaming Clog Fighter tm or Slow Flow Fightertm 17 oz. Orange JS16081 or lower (ex. 16079, […]