BRC: Government must show real leadership in getting every single food company to commit fully in tackling Childhood Obesity

LONDON, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Government’s Childhood Obesity Plan will have the desired impact only if it ensures the full and equal participation of all companies across every part of the food industry. Retailers are concerned that the Plan as it stands, relies too heavily on voluntary agreements which have in the past […]

ALDI earns LEED Gold certification for its distribution center and regional headquarters in Moreno Valley, California

Batavia, Ill., 2016-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — ALDI, one of America’s favorite grocery stores *, has earned LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its environmentally sustainable distribution center and regional headquarters in Moreno Valley, California. According to USGBC, LEED projects are responsible for diverting […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. to host 3Q 2016 financial results conference call on October 25, 2016

DENVER, 2016-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) today (Sep. 28, 2016) announced that it will host a conference call to discuss third quarter 2016 financial results on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 4:30 PM Eastern time. A press release with third quarter 2016 financial results will be issued at approximately […]

Immochan announces appointment of three new members to its executive committee

Croix Cedex, France, 2016-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Juliette Delcourt, Marketing, Digital and Innovation Director; Franck Pouzol, Development Promotion & Construction Director and Ali Khosrovi, General Manager of Immochan France are joining the Executive Committee of Immochan, the international real-estate company which manages nearly 400 shopping centres in 12 countries. With these appointments, Benoît Lheureux […]

RILA to merge its sustainability-focused conference with Sustainable Brands

Arlington , VA, 2016-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — In her opening remarks at the Retail Sustainability and Environmental Compliance Conference, Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) President Sandy Kennedy announced that RILA will merge its sustainability-focused conference with Sustainable Brands. Beginning in 2017, the two will produce a single conference together than includes a retail-specific […]

Conexxus releases Mobile Payments Standard, v2.0

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2016-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Conexxus, the convenience and fuel retailing industry’s standards non-profit group, announced the ratification and immediate release of its Mobile Payments Standard, v2.0. The new standard allows tightly coordinated interaction between mobile payment and loyalty applications, helping to create a more consumer-centric mobile commerce environment. An additional feature […]

Whole Foods Market to donate proceeds from the sale of roses to aid earthquake victims in Ecuador

Austin, Texas, 2016-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shoppers can now directly aid those impacted by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Ecuador this April by purchasing single stem roses at Whole Foods Market. The roses are $2 each,100 percent of which will go toward a guaranteed $100,000 donation to Hogar de Cristo, an emergency home construction […]

Whole Foods Market announces the opening of its new store in Englewood Neighborhood, Chicago’s South Side

Chicago, 2016-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading a food movement to bring better access to fresh and healthy foods, Englewood and surrounding South Side neighborhood residents celebrate the opening of Whole Foods Market Englewood, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. The new 18,000 square foot store represents three years of community collaboration between the natural grocer and community […]

Wegmans Food Markets announces leadership appointments at its Charlottesville store, opening Nov. 6

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, 2016-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets today (09/28/2016 ) announced the leadership team spearheading the management of its Charlottesville store, opening Nov. 6 at 5th Street Station on the intersection of Interstate 64 and 5th Street. The Charlottesville leadership team consists of the store manager, executive chef, pharmacy area manager, and […]

CBRE Group wins the 2016 Global Outsourcing Social Responsibility Impact Award conferred by IAOP and ISG

Los Angeles, 2016-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today (September 28, 2016) announced that it has won the 2016 Global Outsourcing Social Responsibility Impact Award (GOSRIA) conferred by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) and Information Services Group (ISG). The award recognizes service provider excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility and […]

Commissaries celebrates National Kale Day, Oct. 5 with in-store events that highlights the nutritious green

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Commissaries worldwide will be participating in National Kale Day, Oct. 5, as part of a week long promotion to highlight the vegetable as one of the most nutritious and versatile leafy greens. The fall promotion, in commissaries Oct. 3-9, is a celebration of kale, “this decade’s […]