SPAR South Africa CEO Graham O’Connor elected President of SPAR International

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2016-Jun-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Graham O’Connor, Chief Executive Officer of SPAR South Africa has been elected President of SPAR International, the world’s largest voluntary food retail chain with global retail sales of €33 billion in 2015. He will succeed Leo Crawford, Chairman of SPAR Ireland, who had held the role since 2005. […]

SPAR Hungary store won the 2016 Store of the Year Award

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2016-Jun-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The SPAR store located in the Mammut shopping centre in Budapest has won the 2016 Store of the Year Award, ranking first in the “large-size supermarket” category. The jury consisted of FMCG and marketing professionals who assessed the store’s service standards, the functionality of the retail space, the […]

McDonald’s comments on Fight for $15 Protests

Oak Brook, Illinois, 2016-Jun-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — “At McDonald’s, we take seriously our role in helping strengthen communities. Every year, we and our franchisees separately employ hundreds of thousands of people, providing many with their very first job,” said Lisa McComb, a McDonald’s spokesperson. “We offer McDonald’s employees the opportunity to develop the valuable […]

Citycon’s CIO Nils Styf to leave the company

HELSINKI, FINLAND, 2016-Jun-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nils Styf, Citycon’s Chief Investment Officer and member of Corporate Management Committee, has decided to leave the company. Mr. Styf joined Citycon and the Corporate Management Committee in 2012. He will continue in his current position until the end of summer. The process of appointing his successor has […]

The Kroger Co. Q1 conference call on Thursday, June 16, 2016

CINCINNATI, 2016-Jun-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) will host a conference call with investors on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 10 a.m. (ET) to discuss financial results for the first quarter 2016. The presentation will be broadcast online at ir.kroger.com. Click on “Quarterly Results” to access the event. An on-demand replay […]

Kroger’s King Soopers division president Russ Dispense to retire

CINCINNATI, 2016-Jun-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that Russ Dispense, president of the company’s King Soopers division, plans to retire on July 1, after 51 years with the company. “Throughout his distinguished career, Russ has always been known for his passion for the community, King Soopers and for people. […]

Hickory Harvest Foods expands recall of certain sunflower kernel products

Akron, OH, 2016-Jun-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hickory Harvest Foods, under advice from its sunflower kernel supplier, SunOpta, is expanding their recall of a limited number of products that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, […]

ACH Food Companies, Inc. of Memphis, TN recalls Salad Toppings

MEMPHIS, Tenn., 2016-Jun-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — ACH Food Companies, Inc. of Memphis, TN is recalling Durkee® Salad Topping, Food Club® branded Salad Topping and Hy-Vee® Garden Style Salad Topping because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail […]

Nu Life Market of Scott City, Kansas recalls 300 jars of its three flavors of Sun Life brand Sunflower Spread

Silver Spring, MD, 2016-Jun-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nu Life Market of Scott City, Kansas is voluntarily recalling approximately 300 jars of its three flavors of Sun Life brand Sunflower Spread packaged in a 12 ounce jar because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and […]

Bayou Brothers of Austin TX recalls 33 oz. jars of its Bayou Brothers Creole Sauce

Silver Spring, MD, 2016-Jun-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bayou Brothers of Austin, Texas is recalling its 33 oz. jars of its Bayou Brothers Creole Sauce because it contains undeclared fish. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to fish may run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this […]