Teavana introduces new dessert teas

Teavana introduces new dessert teas   Seattle, 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Teavana is offering a collection of new hot teas that taste like dessert in a cup. Starting today (October 10), customers will find Apple Pie á la Mode Herbal Infusion, Tiramisu Black Tea and Caramel Truffle Herbal Infusion in Teavana specialty retail stores across North […]

Dior explores colors in photographs and works of art in its new book “Dior: The Art of Color”

Dior explores colors in photographs and works of art in its new book “Dior: The Art of Color”   Paris, 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dior has always believed that color has an innate ability to delight women. In a new book entitled “Dior: The Art of Color”, the Maison showcases inspired makeup in 12 […]

PÅTÅR: IKEA launches new IKEA coffee range which is both UTZ certified and EU organic

Conshohocken, PA, 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA is introducing PÅTÅR, the new IKEA coffee range which is both UTZ certified and EU organic. PÅTÅR coffee is part of the IKEA food initiative which ensures its food ingredients are from responsible and sustainable sources; this means that the farmers and workers who produce PÅTÅR aim […]

BRC: Toy category boosted online sales in September

London, 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — HELEN DICKINSON OBE, CHIEF EXECUTIVE, BRITISH RETAIL CONSORTIUM: “As with total sales, online saw an improvement on last month’s performance and fell back in line with the twelve-month average of above 10 per cent. Interestingly, for the first time online was a popular shopping destination for back- to school purchases, […]

IKEA invites children to help create its next soft toy collection with the launch of its Soft annual Toy Drawing Competition

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA today (10/11/2016) announced the launch of its third annual Soft Toy Drawing Competition, inviting children ages 12 and under* to help create its next soft toy collection. Now through October 30, 2016, children can share drawings of their very own imaginary creatures, with the chance of […]

NRF and University of Phoenix announce Dream BIG Scholarship recipients for 2016

WASHINGTON, 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation and University of Phoenix have named the fourth annual Dream BIG Scholarship recipients for 2016, awarding individuals whose dreams to further their education will now become a reality. Since the program started in 2013, 70 recipients have been awarded full-tuition scholarships with an estimated […]

BRC: total Food sales increased 1.6% on three-month basis, its best level since November 2013 excluding Easter distortions

LONDON, 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — HELEN DICKINSON OBE, CHIEF EXECUTIVE, BRITISH RETAIL CONSORTIUM: “Today’s figures show a return to sales growth, primarily driven by stronger food sales which saw their highest increase since November 2013. On the flipside, sales growth of non-food items remained sluggish. Despite a flurry of back- to- school purchases, clothing sales […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill announces the return of its annual Halloween celebration, Boorito on October 31st

DENVER, 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Go to any Chipotle in costume from 3 p.m. to close on Halloween and get a burrito, bowl, salad, or order of tacos for only $3. Proceeds will help raised $1 million for the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation. “Boorito is a tradition that we started in 2000, to simply […]

Whole Foods Market to welcome shoppers to its new store in Philadelphia on Oct. 14

PHILADELPHIA, 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Philadelphia’s new flagship Whole Foods Market location, at 2101 Pennsylvania Ave., opens on Friday, Oct. 14, with a bread-breaking ceremony and opening day festivities. The community is invited to join Whole Foods Market team members and civic leaders for the bread-breaking ceremony at 8:45 a.m., before doors open at 9 […]

Bol.com announces same-day delivery service

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bol.com has announced the largest expansion in its delivery options since the introduction of “next day delivery” in 2011. Starting October 6, bol.com customers can opt for same-day delivery to their homes. Orders placed on weekday mornings before noon can be delivered the same day, between 6 […]

CBRE: Vacant space in the U.S. office market held steady during the third quarter of 2016

Los Angeles, 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vacant space in the U.S. office market held steady during the third quarter of 2016 (Q3 2016), at 13.1 percent, according to the latest analysis from CBRE Group, Inc. The national office vacancy rate remained at the lowest level since 2008, with a 30 basis points (bps) […]

NUS extra cardholders get extra discount by signing up to Co-op membership

MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Thousands of NUS extra cardholders are bagging an extra boost to their budget by signing up to Co-op membership, a move that could provide combined savings for students of approaching £7.5M while earning £300,000 for good causes. In addition to the 10 per cent discount available in-store for NUS […]

Giant Food: MARS Petcare recalls Cesar Classics Variety Pack

Landover, Md., 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following a recall by MARS Petcare, Giant Food, LLC announced it removed from sale Cesar Classics Variety Pack due to a potential choking risk from hard white pieces of plastic which entered the food during the production process. The following products are included in this recall: Cesar Classics […]

Product recall: Giant Food removed from sale select Turkey Hill Dutch Chocolate Premium Ice Cream due to misbranding

Landover, Md., 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following a recall by Turkey Hill Dairy, Giant Food, LLC announced it removed from sale select 48 oz. containers of Turkey Hill Dutch Chocolate Premium Ice Cream because the package may contain Rocky Road Premium Ice Cream instead of Dutch Chocolate Premium Ice Cream. These packages may contain […]

New Zealand: Foodstuffs’ supplier Coastal Spring Lamb named finalist in four categories of the 2016 NZ Food Awards

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meat-lovers have long known that the choicest cuts are served at New World and PAK’nSAVE – and now there’s proof their spring lamb is a cut above the rest. Coastal Spring Lamb, which is sold exclusively in supermarkets by Foodstuffs, has just been named a finalist in […]

New World Clubcard: New Zealand’s most active and engaging loyalty programme on the market

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since unveiling New World Clubcard in the North Island on Monday the 3rd of October, over 250,000 customers have activated their cards. Membership numbers are exploding and Clubcard qualifies to be New Zealand’s most active and engaging loyalty programme on the market. The anticipated popularity of Clubcard […]