BRC calls on Government to put consumers first in the forthcoming Brexit talks

LONDON, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The British Retail Consortium has called on Government negotiators to put consumers first in the forthcoming Brexit talks by ensuring their sights are firmly set on keeping shop prices low once the UK leaves the European Union. Pledging a positive and constructive approach to achieving the best possible outcome […]

Intershop to host an omni-channel commerce roundtable discussion at the eDelivery Conference, 11 October 2016, London

London, UK, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop will sponsor an omni-channel commerce roundtable discussion at the eDelivery Conference, held on 11 October 2016 at the Novotel West, London. Chaired by Intershop’s order management expert and enterprise architect Nils Breitmann, the interactive roundtable will ask why order management is the key to a seamless […]

New World Wine Awards 2016 releases results

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The results of the New World Wine Awards released today highlight the quality of the 2016 vintage. New vintage wines won 137 of 779 medals in this year’s New World Wine Awards, including taking out 15 Gold Medals and three varietal Champion awards. The results of […]

New Zealand: PAK’nSAVE opens at the Tauranga Crossing retail development

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — New PAK’nSAVE brings 130 jobs and low supermarket prices to fast growing Tauranga suburb The booming Bay of Plenty is set to welcome its newest supermarket with PAK’nSAVE opening in the Tauranga Crossing retail development. The eagerly anticipated supermarket is located at 2 Taurikura Drive, Tauriko, […]

PAK’nSAVE to raise funds for New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation thru its Pink Ribbon Appeal bag initiative

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — For a limited time PAK’nSAVE shoppers across the country can purchase a special pink reusable grocery bag for just $2. Not only will shoppers be ‘tickled pink’ with this cost effective and sustainable way to take their shopping home, but all proceeds from the PAK’nSAVE Pink […]

Costa Coffee launches its biggest ever campaign and new promise ‘Never a Dull Cup’

London, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Costa Coffee today (Oct 07, 2016) launches its new promise, ‘Never a Dull Cup’, with its biggest ever campaign that premieres on Saturday 8th October during the first X Factor live show. The promise builds on what has seen Costa become the nation’s favourite coffee shop, delivering handcrafted, barista-made […]

Rakuten announces the launch of beauty-subscription service, RAXY

Tokyo, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. today (October 5, 2016) announced the launch of RAXY, a beauty-subscription service. RAXY will start accepting registration for the service from today. Registered users will receive a box of assorted cosmetics and beauty products, carefully selected by beauty experts based on the season and the latest […]

MAPIC 2016 to unveil latest retail real estate projects by developers and shopping centre owners

Paris, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — MAPIC 2016 will unveil a selection of retail real estate projects showcased by more than 2,000 developers and shopping centre owners, giving retailers a unique three-day opportunity to find out about new site locations. Organised by Reed MIDEM, the International Retail Real Estate Market will be held in Cannes […]

Swedish ICA stores announces 3.0% sales increase in September 2016 vs. same month last year

Solna, Sweden, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales in the Swedish ICA stores increased by 3.0% in September 2016 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 2.6%. September 2016 January – September 2016 Store sales, excl. VAT SEKm Change all stores Change like-for-like SEKm Change all stores Change like-for-like […]

SPAR announces new partnership with Balfin Group at the opening of its first stores in Albania

Tirana, Albania, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR has officially announced a new partnership with Balfin Group, at the opening of its first stores in Albania. The two largest food stores in the country opened today (OCTOBER 7, 2016) under the INTERSPAR brand –  7,200 m2 in Tirana East Gate (TEG) and 3,800m2 in QTU shopping centre. […]

Grand & Toy releases its seventh annual Corporate Sustainability Report

TORONTO, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Grand & Toy, an affiliate of global office products provider Office Depot, Inc., today (September 26, 2016) released its seventh annual Corporate Sustainability Report, (CSR) available now at grandandtoy.com/2015csr. The report highlights progress across several key areas including recycling and green product initiatives, including the reduction of waste and […]

Bartell Drugs and Union Gospel Mission to distribute “flu kits” and free flu shot vouchers to the homeless on October 12

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs and Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission (UGM) have teamed to help protect the homeless and insecurely housed residents of the downtown core by distributing “flu kits” and vouchers for free flu immunizations. Members of Bartell staff will join UGM’s Search and Rescue street team from 7:30 p.m. […]

Signet Jewelers Limited finalizes $625 investment in Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.

HAMILTON, Bermuda, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG), the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry, announced today (October 5, 2016) that it has closed the previously announced transaction with Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (“LGP”), a leading private equity firm, pursuant to which affiliates of LGP invested $625 million in the […]

Clear Spring Foods recalls Sun-Dried Tomato & Roasted Garlic Trout due to potential contamination of E. coli 0121 on its breading

St. Louis, MO, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Clear Spring Foods has recalled Sun-Dried Tomato & Roasted Garlic Trout because an ingredient (wheat flour) in the breading has the potential to be contaminated with E. coli 0121. Although most strains of E. coli are harmless, E. coli 0121 is a potentially deadly bacterium. Seniors, the […]

Lulu Hypermarket inaugurates its 130th Branch in Mabelah North

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lulu Hypermarket opened its 130th Branch in Mabelah North yesterday. The new branch was officially inaugurated by H.E. Eng. Salim Bin Mohammed Al Naimi – Undersecretary for Transport, Ministry of Transport & Communications in the presence of several high-ranking officials from various government departments and representatives from […]

The Starbucks Foundation supports Hurricane Matthew relief efforts with $100,000 donation to American Red Cross and $25,000 to Team Rubicon

The Starbucks Foundation supports Hurricane Matthew relief efforts with $100,000 donation to American Red Cross and $25,000 to Team Rubicon   Seattle, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Starbucks Foundation will contribute $100,000 to the American Red Cross to aid Hurricane Matthew relief efforts in the U.S. and Caribbean. The Foundation will donate an additional $25,000 […]

Equity One provides preliminary property assessment on its Florida portfolio following Hurricane Matthew

New York, NY, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Equity One, Inc. (NYSE:EQY), an owner, developer, and operator of shopping centers, provided a preliminary property assessment of the impact that Hurricane Matthew had on its Florida portfolio. The company noted that, based on its initial assessment, it does not appear that any of the properties within […]

EROSKI y productores locales celebran la V Feria de Producto Local EROSKI

EROSKI y productores locales celebran la V Feria de Producto Local EROSKI   ELORRIO,España, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Esta mañana se ha desarrollado en Zaragoza la quinta edición de la Feria de Producto Local, jornada organizada porEROSKI  junto a 32 proveedores regionales de Aragón con el fin de dar a conocer y poner […]

Lowe’s supports communities impacted by Hurricane Matthew with $500,000 donation to American Red Cross Disaster Relief

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — As Hurricane Matthew continues to impact millions in the U.S., forcing thousands to seek emergency shelter, Lowe’s announced today it will donate $500,000 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief to help people affected by disasters like hurricanes, floods and countless other crises. Lowe’s is working with its […]

SONIC® Drive-In honored its franchisees and team members at the 2016 SONIC National Convention

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, presented nine achievement awards to franchisees and team members at the 2016 SONIC National Convention in Nashville, Tenn. Every year, SONIC awards exemplary individuals and groups to show appreciation to those who have a proven track record of […]

British Land hosted “topping out” ceremony for its Clarges Mayfair development

Chris Grigg and Head of Residential, James Taylor   London, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land today (06 OCT 2016) celebrated a major milestone in the development of Clarges Mayfair, the super-prime residential-led scheme in Central London, which has now reached full height. A “topping out” ceremony was held to mark the occasion, attended […]

Martha Bakes season seven premieres on PBS stations nationwide

NEW YORK, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The seventh season of Martha Stewart’s Emmy®-nominated teaching show, Martha Bakes, will premiere on PBS stations nationwide beginning Saturday, October 8, 2016 (check local listings). The program will be presented in association with WETA Washington, D.C., the flagship public broadcaster in the nation’s capital. Domino Foods, Inc., featuring […]

PARKnSHOP Food Safety Laboratory received Organochlorine Pesticides Residue Testing Accreditation from HOKLAS

PARKnSHOP Food Safety Laboratory received Organochlorine Pesticides Residue Testing Accreditation from HOKLAS   HongKong, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — PARKnSHOP Food Safety Laboratory received the Accreditation for Organochlorine Pesticides Residue Testing under the Hong Kong Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (HOKLAS), granted by the Hong Kong Accreditation Service under the Innovation and Technology Commission, recognizing PARKnSHOP’s […]