BRC invites students to help tackle cyber security threats in the UK retail industry

BRC invites students to help tackle cyber security threats in the UK retail industry   The BRC has launched a new cyber security student challenge with the chance to win up to £500 London, 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The BRC is inviting students at UK higher education institutions to participate in a paper contest […]

RILA announces eight finalists for the 2017 (R)Tech Asset Protection: Innovation Awards

Eight Companies Ranked Among The Best For Technology Advancements In Asset Protection Arlington , VA., 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for the world’s largest and most innovative retail companies, announced eight finalists for the 2017 (R)Tech Asset Protection: Innovation Awards. The Awards serve as a […]

Inditex’s for&from opens new store in the SAMBIL Outlet Madrid shopping centre in Leganés

The new Inditex Tempe Group ‘for&from’ store is located in the SAMBIL Outlet Madrid shopping centre (Leganés). With a staff of 18 people and 500m2 retail space, the store is managed by the Fundación Prodis, a foundation which specialises in the labour market integration of people with disabilities. ‘for&from’ program now boasts 12 establishments and […]

NACS: Americans seeking out fueling locations based on quality of food and beverages

New National Survey Shows Growing Trend of Consumers Seeking Out High-Quality Food and Beverages as Part of Fueling Experience ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Americans are increasingly seeking out fueling locations based on the quality of the food associated with the gas station, according to new national survey results released today (3/29/2017) […]

Babies“R”Us® brings The Honest Company’s products in stores and online

Family-Favorite Brand Known for its Commitment to Safe and Effective Products and On-Trend Designs is Now Available at Nation’s Leading Baby Product Retailer Wayne, NJ, 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — When a child is born into the world, so is a parent. Among the very first things to cross the minds of new caregivers […]

Colleen Wegman named president and CEO of Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

ROCHESTER, NY, 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Danny Wegman announced that his daughter, Colleen Wegman, has been named president and CEO of Wegmans Food Markets, Inc., and he will assume the title of chairman. “I will continue in my role, but now as chairman of the company,” said Danny Wegman. “The time has come […]

Price Chopper/Market 32 to showcase local products on Taste NY Day on Saturday, April 1

Schenectady, NY, 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Chopper/Market 32 will salute Homegrown Flavors with a Taste NY Day on Saturday, April 1 from 10:0 0 AM-2:00 PM at a half-dozen Capital Region locations, including: • Clifton Shoppers World Market 32 (Route 146 and Plank Road, Clifton Park), • Wilton Market 32 (3045 Route […]

Morrisons to pay its smaller suppliers within 14 days

Bradford, England, 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — From 1st April 2017, all goods for resale suppliers, whose business with Morrisons is worth up to £100,000 annually with Morrisons, will be paid within 14 days of receipt of a valid electronic invoice. As a result, more than 3,000 suppliers will be on payment terms of […]

Waitrose joins John Lewis Partnership’s global start-up accelerator programme

JLAB fast-tracks growth of start-ups in the retail space Start-ups to be embedded in John Lewis and Waitrose across 12 week programme Finalists will have access to a microfund of up to £200,000 Applications open 28 Mar, enter for free at www.jlab.co.uk London, 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership has opened […]

Chipotle becomes the only national restaurant brand to eliminate unnecessary additives and preservatives in its food

Multi-Year Quest to Develop Better Tasting, Preservative-Free Tortilla Complete; Company’s Food Now Includes Only 51 Real, Delicious Ingredients DENVER, 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced that it has become the only national restaurant brand with no added colors, flavors or preservatives in any of the ingredients it uses to […]

RILA names Andrew Sousa as assistant director for the Center for Retail Compliance

Arlington , VA , 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced today (3/28/2017) that Andrew Sousa has joined the association as assistant director for the Center for Retail Compliance and director at RILA. In this role, Sousa will manage RILA’s committee of retail environmental compliance professionals and develop comprehensive […]

NGA Fall Leadership Meetings to join NACS Show

​ALEXANDRIA, Va. and ARLINGTON, Va., 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — NACS and the National Grocers Association (NGA), the leading associations representing convenience retailers and independent grocers respectively, announced that NGA is aligning its Fall Leadership Meetings comprised of the Trading Partner Business Sessions and Financial Management and Technology Conference with the NACS Show, which […]

Forever 21 announces songstress Justine Skye as the global campaign face of its 2017 Festival collection

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forever 21, one of the most recognized and largest independent fashion retailers in the world, announces today the global campaign face of their 2017 Festival collection, songstress Justine Skye.  With over two million views on YouTube, the Roc Nation records singer/songwriter’s fashion-forward style and social media […]

Cajasur y EROSKI firman un acuerdo para apoyar a franquiciados con condiciones ventajosas de financiación

Cajasur ofrecerá una completa gama de productos financieros con condiciones ventajosas a los actuales y futuros franquiciados de EROSKI con la finalidad de cubrir las necesidades financieras propias de su negocio EROSKI prevé superar las 100 aperturas de supermercados franquiciados durante este año ELORRIO,España, 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cajasur, comprometido con el sector de […]

Darden Restaurants to add Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen to its portfolio of differentiated brands

ORLANDO, Fla., 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) today (March 27, 2017) announced that it has agreed to acquire Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen (Cheddar’s) for $780 million in an all-cash transaction from its stockholders including private equity firms L Catterton and Oak Investment Partners. Cheddar’s will add to Darden’s portfolio of […]

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Commerce Suites, Q1 2017 ranks Intershop as a Leader in B2B commerce suites

Scores number two in current offering Among top score in solution architecture category Report highlights: “core commerce capabilities…remain strong”, “strong technical roadmap”, “deep ecosystem of partners” Jena, Germany, 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop, the largest independent technology vendor for omni-channel commerce solutions, has been cited as a Leader in B2B commerce suites in […]

Whole Foods Market® in Hadley, Massachusetts recalls Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins due to undeclared walnuts

Whole Foods Market® in Hadley, Massachusetts recalls Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins due to undeclared walnuts   Hadley, Massachusett, 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market ® in Hadley, Massachusetts is issuing an allergy alert to recall six-packs of Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins due to an in-store labeling error. The muffins, which were labeled as […]