Bar-S Foods Company of Altus, Okla. recalls 372,684 pounds of chicken and pork hot dog and corn dog products

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bar-S Foods Company, an Altus, Okla. establishment, is recalling approximately 372,684 pounds of chicken and pork hot dog and corn dog products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The ready-to-eat, chicken and pork hot dog […]

Carphone Warehouse: Sales of Powerbank units up 60% since launch of Pokémon Go

London, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carphone Warehouse accessory sales of portable Powerbanks saw a 60% increase over the weekend, indicating herds of Pokémon trainers headed to stores to avoid running out of phone battery at critical moments on their quest to catch Pokémon. Stores in Devon and Cornwall saw the biggest increase in sales, […]

Hudson’s Bay Company closes $400 million, 5-year mortgage on the Lord &Taylor flagship property in New York City

TORONTO & NEW YORK, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — (all values in U.S. Dollars) – Hudson’s Bay Company (“HBC” or the “Company”) (TSX: HBC) is pleased to announce the closing of a $400 million, 5-year mortgage (the “L&T Mortgage”), on the Lord & Taylor flagship property in New York City, located at 424-438 Fifth Avenue […]

The Save Mart Companies: Marie Callendar’s product voluntarily recalled

Modesto, CA, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The following Marie Callendar’s product is being voluntarily recalled out of an abundance of caution because it may be potentially contaminated with E. coli. Product Name UPC Size Best By Date Marie Callendar’s Cheese Biscuit Mix 7596814015 7oz 3/22/17 & 5/17/17 The Save Mart Companies has received no […]

Southern California-based Food 4 Less to support after-school education programs

LOS ANGELES, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Southern California-based Food 4 Less is pleased to announce that it is raising funds at the checkstands in its supermarkets to support after-school education programs. In addition, the supermarket chain’s Foods Co Division is collecting donations for after-school programs. Food 4 Less and Foods Co customers and associates […]

Ralphs Grocery Company to raise funds to support after-school education programs in Southern California

LOS ANGELES,, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ralphs Grocery Company is pleased to announce that it is raising funds to support after-school education programs in Southern California. Ralphs customers and associates can support after-school programs through the supermarket chain’s nonprofit arm, The Ralphs Fund, by donating their spare change in collection canisters located at the […]

Kroger: Axium Pharmacy Holdings, Inc. to acquire the outstanding shares of Modern HC Holdings, Inc.

CINCINNATI and ORLANDO, Fla., 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced an agreement for Axium Pharmacy Holdings, Inc. (“Axium”) to acquire the outstanding shares of Modern HC Holdings, Inc. (“ModernHEALTH”), a leading specialty pharmacy, to create a combined specialty pharmacy that will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger […]

SSP Group plc 3Q of FY ending 30 September 2016: overall performance in line with the expectations

London, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP Group plc, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, announces its trading update for the third quarter of its financial year ending 30 September 2016, covering the period from 1 April 2016 to 30 June 2016. The Group’s overall performance in the third […]

Taco Bell statement regarding Hepatitis A outbreak on Oahu, Hawaii

IRVINE, Calif, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — On July 1, The Hawaii State Department of Health announced a Hepatitis A outbreak on Oahu. This week, the Department of Health confirmed that an employee of one our franchisees has tested positive for Hepatitis A. Ensuring the health and wellbeing of customers and team members is our […]

AUS DER SCHWEIZ IN DIE GANZE WELT – SIEGESZUG DES BIRCHERMÜESLI

Gossau, Switzerland, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Heute kennt es in der Schweiz jedes Kind: Das Birchermüesli. Bis es aber zur Mischung von Getreide und frischen Früchten kam, dauerte es seine Zeit. Wir sind der Geschichte des Birchermüeslis auf die Spur gegangen. Bereits seit mehr als zweitausend Jahren ernährt sich der Mensch auch zum Frühstück […]

ConAgra Foods expands voluntary recall of P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Brand products

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — ConAgra Foods is expanding a voluntary recall of P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Brand products due to the potential presence of small metal fragments (2-9 mm) in the sugar used in the sauce. This voluntary action is being undertaken because of impacted sugar from a supplier. Foodborne foreign objects that […]

Agave Dream of Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA recalls 389 cases Cappuccino Ice Cream

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Agave Dream of Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA is recalling 389 cases Cappuccino Ice Cream 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 or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although […]

CBRE: Top inland ports expand at nearly twice national pace fueled by rapid growth of e-commerce

Los Angeles, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The rapid growth of e-commerce has fueled development of warehouses and distribution centers in the 12 primary U.S. inland-port markets at nearly twice the national rate, according to a new report from CBRE Group, Inc. Even with the surge in construction, demand for industrial buildings in those markets […]

Starbucks launches handcrafted Teavana® Shaken Iced Teas in stores across Mexico

Seattle, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks today unveiled its handcrafted Teavana® Shaken Iced Teas in more than 500 Starbucks stores across Mexico. With tea consumption in the country expected to increase 16.7% between 2015 and 2018, according to a report by Euromonitor International, the launch of Teavana tea beverages in stores is an opportunity for Starbucks to […]

Starbucks in Kuala Lumpur partners with The Society of Interpreters for the Deaf open store to provide jobs for Deaf partners

Seattle, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — A Starbucks in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, looks like many other stores in the region. Baristas are handcrafting beverages with the rich aroma of coffee lingering in the air. However, when customers reach the counter to order a drink, they’ll notice something different. Instead of calling out beverage orders, baristas use sign language. Berjaya Starbucks […]

Tesco announces the appointment of Jane Lawrie as Group Communications Director

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco is pleased to announce that Jane Lawrie will join the Executive Committee as Group Communications Director from 10 October 2016. Jane has over 25 years’ experience of corporate, financial, colleague and digital communications, and will be joining from Coca Cola, where she leads European public affairs and […]

Carolina Reaper the hottest chilli pepper in the world goes on sale exclusively at Tesco

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The world’s hottest chilli pepper, the Carolina Reaper, will go on sale today at Tesco stores across the UK. Carolina Reaper is the world’s hottest chilli pepper It’s now being commercially grown in the UK for the first time ever It goes on sale exclusively at Tesco […]

Carrefour launches Apple Pay at its stores in France

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ —Starting on 19 July 2016, Carrefour customers will be able to use Apple Pay – a new easy, secure and private way to pay – at hypermarkets, supermarkets and convenience stores operating under the Carrefour banner in France. New service for a richer customer experience Apple Pay is […]

Kindle launches Singles Classics — for hard-to-find and long-lost articles and stories written by iconic authors

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Today, Kindle announced the launch of Singles Classics—a way to make iconic articles, stories and essays from well-known authors writing for top magazines and periodicals available in digital form, many for the first time. Readers can now enjoy easy access to hard-to-find and long-lost articles and stories written […]

Macy’s announces new Thalia by Leonisa collection of intimates

NEW YORK, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s today announced that international superstar Thalia Sodi, whose eponymous fashion and accessories line is sold exclusively at the retailer, has expanded into the intimates category, offering a range of chemises, robes and pajamas that inspire women to feel glamorous and comfortable. In addition to sleepwear, the new […]

Argos launches sunshine-themed pendant to support The Irish Cancer Society

Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Let your light shine this summer as Argos launches its exclusive pendant for The Irish Cancer Society. The sunshine-themed pendant is available in Argos stores and online from 16 July retailing at €41.99. Of this, €5 from every sale will help fund the Irish Cancer Society’s […]

Opti fitness range now available at Argos

Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — If you’re keen to shed a few pounds or simply tone up ahead of your eagerly-anticipated summer holiday, but can’t justify the expense of the gym, then the Opti fitness range is now available at Argos and is the perfect choice. Opti has everything you need […]

Bulgari launches new high jewelry collection, The Magnificent Inspirations

PARIS , 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bulgari celebrates the Italian origins of the House with a new high jewelry collection, unveiled at an exclusive event at the Italian Embassy in Paris. Vibrant colors, audacious volumes, unique gems… The new high jewelry collection from Bulgari dazzles with creativity and the brilliant savoir-faire of the master […]

US Foods Holding Corp. announces the resignation of Timothy R. McLevish from his position on the Board of Directors

Rosemont, Ill, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD) announced today that Timothy R. McLevish has resigned effective immediately from his position on the Board of Directors after it was announced that he will become the Executive Chairman of Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. upon the completion of its planned spinoff. Because […]

Auntie Anne’s® kicks off its fifth annual in-store fundraising campaign to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

LANCASTER, Pa., 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Auntie Anne’s®, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, today announced the start of its fifth annual in-store fundraising campaign to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF). Between now and September 11, 2016, the famed pretzel twisters hope to raise more than $500,000 to help fund childhood cancer […]

Inditex announces the launch of mobile payment in all of the its retail brands’ stores in Spain from September

Arteixo, Spain, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inditex’s shareholders met today at the company’s headquarters in Arteixo for the Annual General Meeting.  During the meeting, Pablo Isla, the Group’s chairman and chief executive, reviewed Inditex’s earnings performance for 2015, noting that revenue and profits reached €20.9 billion and €2.89 billion, respectively, leading to a dividend […]

GGP launches new parking app powered by INRIX

CHICAGO, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today GGP announced a new tool to give shoppers visibility into parking availability at its properties using historical and real-time data to predict parking accessibility. By using heat maps enabled by GPS data to show open parking spaces closest to shoppers’ favorite stores or restaurants, the industry-first parking feature […]