The Jean Coutu Group sets its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Tuesday July 5, 2016

Varennes, Quebec, 2016-Jun-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (the “Corporation” or the “Jean Coutu Group”) wishes to remind the public that its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Tuesday July 5, 2016, at 9:30 am ET at the Head Office of the Corporation, 245 Jean Coutu Street, […]

Topco to assume the procurement and marketing services for Western Family’s own brand products

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., 2016-Jun-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Topco Associates, LLC announced today that Western Family member-owners have expanded their relationship with Topco. Specifically under this new agreement, Topco will assume the procurement and marketing services for Western Family’s own brand products including the Western Family, Shurfine, Natural Directions and ShurSaving brands. This agreement […]

General Mills recalls select Gold Medal Flour products due to E. coli O121 contamination

Product may be contaminated with E.coli O121 St. Louis, MO, 2016-Jun-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — General Mills is recalling select Gold Medal Flour products because the FDA has alerted the company that the flour has tested positive for E. coli O121. Although most strains of E. coli are harmless, others can make you sick. E. coli O121 is a potentially […]

Bartell Drugs now accepting reservations for on-site flu clinics for your workplace

SEATTLE , 2016-Jun-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Although the sun’s out, it’s not too early to be thinking about flu season. Bartell Drugs is here to protect you with its workplace flu vaccination clinics. The flu is usually contracted in locations where people are in close contact. For many, this often means the workplace. The […]

Kroger announces management changes in Ralphs

CINCINNATI, 2016-Jun-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced the retirement of Ralphs division President Donna Giordano, and the promotion of Valerie Jabbar to succeed her. Ms. Jabbar currently serves as vice president of merchandising for Ralphs. Donna Giordano will retire from the company after 44 years of service, effective […]

Starbucks 10-ounce Mini Frappuccino available for a limited time this summer

SEATTLE, 2016-Jun-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The 10-ounce Mini Frappuccino is available for a limited time this summer in participating Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada. Did you know that Frappuccino® blended beverages can be customized more than 36,000 ways? That’s a lot of options. For customers looking for lighter beverage options, Starbucks baristas […]

12 Tesco stores along the parade route will also support London Pride this weekend

Tesco is pulling out all the stops to support London Pride this weekend. CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Jun-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Saturday 25th June and Sunday 26th June, stores across London will join in the annual LGBT festival, displaying rainbow bunting, balloons, and even arranging their fruit and vegetable displays to reflect the Pride colours. […]

Cepsa and Carrefour renew agreement to continue with the expansion ‘express’ stores in service stations

SPAIN, 2016-Jun-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — On June 13th, Cepsa and Carrefour signed the renewal of the agreement to continue with the expansion ‘express’ stores in service stations. This renewal, which includes the opening of new stores up to 2018. The companies began their collaboration in 2013 with the opening of ten pilot stores. At […]

Carrefour to hire 6,000 people to reinforce the peak working periods this summer

SPAIN, 2016-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour increases its workforce by taking on 6,000 people to reinforce the peak working periods that occur during the summer. Ninety percent of those taken on will join hypermarket staff and the rest will fill positions in supermarkets and other company subsidiaries such as travel agencies, service stations and financial […]

I.N.C teamed up with style icon Iris Apfel to develop a collection of “must-have” clothing and jewelry at Macy’s

NEW YORK, 2016-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — I.N.C International Concepts, exclusively at Macy’s, today announces a partnership with style icon Iris Apfel launching September 2016. For the aptly named “Iris Meets I.N.C” campaign, I.N.C teamed up with Apfel to develop a collection of “must-have” clothing and jewelry centered around this fall’s mod trend. Apfel will […]

EROSKI: Apuesta por la convergencia del mundo on y off line

EROSKI es el único distribuidor de alimentación que ofrece el servicio de compra online en el conjunto de las Islas Baleares tras extender este servicio a Formentera El servicio de súper online de EROSKI está disponible ya también en la Comunidad Valenciana, donde cubre por completo el área metropolitana de la capital del Turia El […]

Sainsbury’s becomes world’s first company to introduce refrigerated delivery truck cooled by a liquid nitrogen powered engine

Sainsbury’s has become the first company in the world to introduce a refrigerated delivery truck cooled by a liquid nitrogen powered engine, which will eliminate all emissions associated with refrigeration. LONDON, 2016-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Supplied by cooling technology specialists, Dearman, and its partners, the zero-emission cooling unit replaces the traditional diesel engine used […]

Strawberries set to become the bestselling product at Sainsbury’s for four months

LONDON, 2016-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Strawberries are set to become the bestselling product* at Sainsbury’s for four months. Yes that’s right, selling more than milk, bread and tea, proving nothing quite hails summer for us Brits like a punnet of juicy strawberries. Last year, British strawberries were the top selling item for a whopping […]

LVMH Group partner of Viva Technology, June 30 to July 2 in Paris

The LVMH Group is a partner of Viva Technology, an exciting new event that will bring together key players in the digital transformation in Paris from June 30 to July 2. This partnership resonates powerfully with LMVH ‘s core values of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. PARIS, 2016-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Organized jointly by Groupe […]

Louis Vuitton organized second hackathon centered on the supply chain

Following the success of its first hackathon, “Unlock the future of luxury”, Louis Vuitton organized a second hackathon, this one centered on the supply chain. The event took place from June 17-19 at Ecole 42, a free computer programming school that does not require a previous degree for admission. PARIS, 2016-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

IKEA announces plans for a second store in Virginia

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA , 2016-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced it is submitting plans to the City of Norfolk, Virginia for a store that would increase the Swedish company’s presence in the Southeastern U.S. as its second store in Virginia. Pending approvals, construction of the proposed IKEA Norfolk store […]

IKEA U.S. #TogetherWeEat Food Truck to visit Chicago and New York City in July

Limited Time Food Truck to Visit Chicago and New York Offering Free IKEA Meatballs and Communal “Pop Up” Seating CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA U.S. announced today that the #TogetherWeEat Food Truck, a limited-time mobile food truck celebrating how food connects people, will hit the road this summer to encourage consumers to […]

H&M group’s sales in 1H2016 increased by 7 percent

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M group’s sales including VAT increased by 7 percent in local currencies during the first six months of the financial year. Converted into SEK, sales including VAT increased by 5 percent to SEK 104,965 m (100,024). Sales excluding VAT amounted to SEK 90,565 m (86,143). Profit […]

365 by Whole Foods Market will open its third location on Sept 14 in Bellevue, Washington

Seattle-based Wild Ginger Kitchen selected as new store’s ‘Friend of 365’ AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — 365 by Whole Foods Market™, the new evolution of grocery stores from Whole Foods Market, announced today that its third location will open Sept. 14, in Bellevue, Washington. The new store will be located in Bellevue Square […]

Chinese Aisino Corporation established a joint venture with Wincor Nixdorf in China

PADERBORN, GERMANY, 2016-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Aisino Corporation, a Chinese company that specializes in intelligent anti-forgery tax control systems, EFT POS solutions, financial IC cards, bill receipt printing solutions and public IT security solutions, has established a joint venture (JV) with Wincor Nixdorf in China to develop, produce and market IT solutions for banking […]

Microsoft and Intershop: Successful customer-focused omni-channel commerce will be demonstrated at Commerce ‘N’ Concert on September 13th in Cologne

The best practice event is geared towards dealers and manufacturers who successfully use ERP systems like Microsoft Dynamics Navision and Microsoft Dynamics AX. Participants learn from presentations and live experience behind the scenes of MUSIC STORE professional GmbH about how customer-focused omni-channel commerce can work for them. Commerce ‘N’ Concert is presented by dotSource GmbH […]

Intershop names De Nieuwe Zaak Intershop Partner of the Year 2015 – 2016 in the Benelux

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2016-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News— Intershop has named De Nieuwe Zaak Intershop Partner of the Year 2015 – 2016 in the Benelux region during the annual Partner Executive Event. De Nieuwe Zaak has shown that by tapping into the diligence, focus and strength of its staff, it can help its customers achieve challenging […]