Citycon’s Iso Omena shopping centre opens first phase of extension

  Citycon’s Iso Omena shopping centre opens first phase of extension   Helsinki,  Finland, 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Once the total extension project is completed in 2017, Iso Omena will have a GLA of over 100,000 square metres, offering premises for over 200 different shops, restaurants and service units. This will make Iso Omena […]

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its restaurant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today (Aug. 10, 2016) announced the opening of its restaurant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, August 8, 2016, on Route 19 at South Hills Village.  The restaurant is approximately 7,300 square feet, seats approximately 225 guests and features BJ’s […]

Colruyt Group updates on its recycling initiatives

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colruyt Group has managed to recycle an increasing share of its industrial waste, leaving less and less residual waste. In the first six months of 2016, the recycling rate has risen to a record 82.1%, which is an increase of more than two percent over six months ago. […]

Coop Bau+Hobby nimmt weitere Profi-Marken ins Sortiment auf

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bisher waren Profimarken wie Bosch Blau und Makita dem Fachhandel vorbehalten. Dies hat sich nun geändert. Ab sofort verkauft Coop Bau+Hobby eine grosse Auswahl der beliebten Profimarken Bosch Blau und Makita dauerhaft in ihren Verkaufsstellen und auf www.bauundhobby.ch. Damit stärkt Coop Bau+Hobby seine Marktführerschaft unter den Schweizer Baumärkten. […]

SSP America announces the appointment of Heather Barry as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

LONDON, 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP America a division of SSP Group, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has appointed Heather Barry as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships. In her new role, Heather will be responsible for SSP America’s development and strategic airport business diversity plans and program […]

Topaz survey reveals what Irish parents think when it comes to choosing the right car seat for their child

New Topaz research reveals Ireland’s priorities for keeping kids safe on the road DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Topaz, Ireland’s largest fuel and convenience retailer, has today (10 Aug 2016) revealed the results of a new survey exposing what Irish parents really think when it comes to choosing the right car seat for […]

Walgreens drugstores installs safe medication disposal kiosk in Iowa

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today (10 August 2016) is launching its safe medication disposal kiosk program in Iowa with the installation of drug take-back kiosks at eight Walgreens drugstores in the state. The launch is part of Walgreens effort, announced in February, to install safe medication disposal kiosks at more than […]

Howard and Sheri Schultz honored with the Aspen Institute’s 2016 Public Service Award

Howard and Sheri Schultz honored with the Aspen Institute’s 2016 Public Service Award   Seattle, 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — In recognition of their work on behalf of youth and veterans, Howard Schultz, chairman and ceo of Starbucks and Sheri Schultz, co-founder of the Schultz Family Foundation (SFF) have been honored with the Aspen Institute’s […]

Starbucks to debut Almondmilk as non-dairy alternative starting September 6

Starbucks to debut Almondmilk as non-dairy alternative starting September 6   Seattle, 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — On My Starbucks Idea, the company’s platform for crowd sourcing customer and barista suggestions, thousands of ideas are submitted and voted on each year. Next month, one of the site’s top customer product requests is arriving in Starbucks stores. […]

Hippeas organic chickpea puffs joins Starbucks assortment of grab-and-go snacks

Hippeas organic chickpea puffs joins Starbucks assortment of grab-and-go snacks   Seattle, 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — When Livio Bisterzo and his team set out to make a “better for you” snack, they pushed the boundaries as far as they could go. What resulted is a new product called Hippeas, organic chickpea puffs that are gluten-free, […]

Walmart to acquire Jet.com for approximately $3 billion

BENTONVILLE, Ark. and HOBOKEN, N.J., 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and Jet.com, Inc. today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for Walmart to acquire Jet for approximately $3 billion in cash, a portion of which will be paid over time. Additionally, $300 million of Walmart shares will be paid over […]