Alibaba Group held inaugural Rights Holders Collaboration Summit

Launches IP Joint-Force System to facilitate greater partnership and collaboration with global brands Hangzhou, China, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA) held an inaugural Rights Holders Collaboration Summit to engage international brands and the intellectual property enforcement community to enhance collaboration in the collective fight against IP infringement. More than 100 […]

eBay partners with the International Trade Centre to help SMEs in developing countries become more competitive in global markets

San Jose, California, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay has joined forces with the International Trade Centre (ITC) – a joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations — to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries to take advantage of the opportunities offered by global digital commerce. eBay’s Vice President for Greater Europe, Eben […]

Sheetz For The Kidz July Campaign

ALTOONA, Pa., 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the past 24 years Sheetz For The Kidz has set out to provide support, hope, joy and happiness to children within the communities in which Sheetz operates.  Sheetz For The Kidz is an employee run 501 (c)(3) charitable organization that raises funds to support the Sheetz For […]

CVS Pharmacy responds to the recent flooding in Elkview, West Virginia area with the opening of mobile pharmacy

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy announced today that the company has opened a mobile pharmacy in Elkview, West Virginia, in response to the deadly flooding that devastated the area in late June. In order to serve community members whose pharmacies have been damaged or destroyed,CVS Pharmacy opened a mobile pharmacy at […]

Carrefour France launches new campaign: “Carrefour’s fabulous French partner SMEs”

Starting on 3 July 2016, Carrefour France – the leading distributor of products manufactured by French SMEs*– will be showcasing its partners throughout the country, launching a wide-ranging multi-channel communications campaign: “Carrefour’s fabulous French partner SMEs” Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Underpinned by the claim “You don’t have to be big to […]

Carrefour held successful 2016 Innovation Awards Ceremony at Cybele Palace, Madrid

On 22 June, manufacturers Panrico, Pepsi Co, Buitoni, Comapa, Primar Ibérica, Calidad Pascual e Idilia Food, Mahou, L´Oréal España, Vigar, Mars España, Gallina Blanca, Nestlé y Ferrero Ibérica – received awards at a ceremony held in Cybele Palace, Madrid. MADRID, SPAIN, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — It was the perfect location for the award of the […]

Tesco becomes the first retailer in the UK to introduce new long term contracts for potato growers and packers

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today announced it will issue contracts worth £12 million over three years to help support British Agriculture, and become the first retailer in the UK to introduce new long term contracts for potato growers and packers. This will help to safeguard the future of UK farmers who […]

Megpies launches at U.S. Starbucks stores

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nine years ago, Meghan Ritchie began selling baked goods on her front stoop in Brooklyn. Now,  her Megpies artisan tarts are launching  in about 7,500 participating U.S. Starbucks stores (July 12). Ritchie was influenced by two great cooks in her family while growing up in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Through the example of her mother and […]

METRO GROUP to build its largest logistics hub in Marl — the largest one in Germany

Düsseldorf, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — METRO GROUP plans to build its largest logistics hub in Marl to service the German wholesale stores of METRO Cash & Carry and the Real hypermarkets. With a total area of more than 220,000 square meters and over 1,000 jobs, it will be at the same time the […]

Waitrose’s own label products now available worldwide through online store British Corner Shop

London, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — From Tuesday 5 July Waitrose is to become the first supermarket to sell own label products through British Corner Shop, the online store that delivers British food to customers worldwide. It will enable Waitrose to enter entirely new territories from the 138 countries British Corner Shop regularly ships to, […]

H&M sets good example and achieves AVANT-GARDE status according to the Detox Catwalk 2016 report from Greenpeace

Greenpeace has released the Detox Catwalk 2016 report, showing fashion companies’ progress towards zero discharge of hazardous chemicals in the fashion value chain. H&M stands in the best category thanks to our work in the supply chain for a stringent chemicals management. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — As it is stated in the […]

Luxottica Group S.p.A. acquired 255,279 shares during the period from June 28, 2016 to July 4, 2016 on the Milan Stock Exchange

Milan (Italy), 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the period from June 28, 2016 to July 4, 2016, Luxottica Group S.p.A. (MTA: LUX; NYSE: LUX) acquired 255,279 shares on the Milan Stock Exchange’s Mercato Telematico Azionario (MTA) equal to 0.053% of the issued share capital. The shares were bought at an average price per share […]

Publix Super Markets Inc. declares quarterly dividend of 22.25 cents per share on its common stock

LAKELAND, Fla., 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Publix Super Markets Inc. announced its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 22.25 cents per share on its common stock. The dividend will be payable Aug. 1, 2016, either through direct deposit or mailed as a check to stockholders of record as of the close of […]

SUPERVALU INC. to serve as primary grocery wholesaler and professional services provider to Marsh Supermarkets

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU) today announced it has entered into a long-term supply agreement with Indiana-based Marsh Supermarkets to serve as its primary grocery wholesaler and to provide certain professional services to the grocery chain. Founded in 1931 and headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, Marsh operates approximately 70 Marsh Supermarkets […]

Starbucks launches Teavana teas across EMEA

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks launches Teavana teas across selected Starbucks® stores in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) today. This new, modernized tea experience provides customers high quality pure teas and botanicals, and the opportunity to enjoy a range of extraordinary flavours through Starbucks unique Shaken Iced Teas, for the first time. “This […]

British Land enhances entertainment offer at St Stephen’s in Hull with 31,500 sq ft of new lettings

LONDON, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land has secured 31,500 sq ft of lettings to enhance the entertainment offer at St Stephen’s in Hull. Rock Up, an indoor climbing adventure centre, is to open its second outlet (6,500 sq ft, 20 year term) with British Land following the success of its first unit at […]

Tesco PLC welcomes Steve Golsby on its Board as independent Non-Executive Director

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco PLC is pleased to announce that Steve Golsby will join the Board as an additional independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 October 2016. Steve is a Non-Executive Director of Mead Johnson Nutrition, a US listed group which is a leading global infant nutrition company, and was […]

Colruyt: Wonderful Brands BVBA recalls Pistachios nuts 250 g with pepper and salt due to high content of aflatoxin B1

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Problem: too high a content of aflatoxin B1. During an inspection by the FASFC, they found too high a content of aflatoxin B1 in roasted pistachio nuts pepper & salt 250 g from California, produced in Germany. Aflatoxins are mycotoxins that can be present in several products such […]