SSP appoints Dr. Oliver Doerschuck as CEO of DACH & FRABEL regions

SSP appoints Dr. Oliver Doerschuck as CEO of DACH & FRABEL regions   London, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has appointed Dr. Oliver Doerschuck as CEO of DACH & FRABEL. Doerschuck (43) was previously CCO of TUI Deutschland and responsible for […]

Tesco to extend range of prepared vegetable, fruit and salad dishes

Tesco to extend range of prepared vegetable, fruit and salad dishes   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — It was traditionally the supermarket aisle where shoppers purely bought their fruit and vegetables. But now major changes in the produce area are having a profound effect on not only shopping habits but also the […]

AWS announces Amazon Macie security service to protect data stored in Amazon S3

New security service uses machine learning to classify sensitivity of customers’ data in Amazon S3 and then monitor and report on risks and anomalous access Autodesk, Edmunds, and Netflix among the customers using Amazon Macie SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug. 14, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced Amazon Macie, a new […]

Amazon Web Services selected as FICO cloud provider

Leading analytics provider takes cloud-first approach, migrates enterprise analytics platform to AWS as part of digital transformation journey SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug. 14, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that FICO (NYSE: FICO) has selected AWS as its cloud provider. FICO has migrated several core applications, including myFICO.com and […]

Hulu selects AWS as its cloud provider

Leading premium streaming service successfully launched “Hulu with Live TV” leveraging AWS SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug. 14, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Hulu has selected AWS as its cloud provider, and leveraged AWS to launch its new, over-the-top (OTT) live TV service. Huluturned to AWS for a scalable, agile, […]

MIGROS LANCIERT BUDGET-FITNESSFORMAT

MIGROS LANCIERT BUDGET-FITNESSFORMAT   Schönbühl, Switzerland, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ein optimales Training für ein kleines Budget: Das verspricht die neue Marke Only Fitness, mit der die Migros Aare gemeinsam mit weiteren Genossen-schaften in den Discount-Fitnessmarkt eintritt. Das erste Only Fitness wird am 29. September 2017 in Bern eröffnet. Mit der Marke «Only […]

Amazon Web Services launches AWS Glue, a fully managed extract, transform, and load (ETL) service

New ETL service automates the preparation of data for analytics, reducing the time it takes customers to start analyzing their data from months to minutes SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug. 14, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), launched AWS Glue, a fully managed extract, transform, and load (ETL) service that […]

Kesko Group’s sales increased by 2.7% to €856.3 million in July 2017

Helsinki, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko Group’s sales totalled €856.3 million in July 2017, an increase of 2.7% in comparable terms. Excluding business arrangements the reported sales decreased by 4.2%. “In comparable terms Kesko’s sales grew in July in all divisions. Sales growth was strongest in the car trade, an increase of over […]

Sephora China continues its support for Operation Smile

Sephora China continues its support for Operation Smile   Paris, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The international NGO Operation Smile has conducted medical programs in China since 1991 to provide surgical care for children suffering from a cleft lip or cleft palate to improve their living conditions and health. Sephora China provides support for this initiative in […]

MIGROS REICHT BAUGESUCH FÜR PROVISORIUM IN WITTENBACH EIN

MIGROS REICHT BAUGESUCH FÜR PROVISORIUM IN WITTENBACH EIN   Gossau, Switzerland, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Migros Ostschweiz plant, an der Romanshornerstrasse in Wittenbach ein Provisorium zu erstellen. Parallel dazu laufen die Vorarbeiten für den Neubau der Migros im Zentrum von Wittenbach. An der Romanshornerstrasse 80-90 in Wittenbach will die Migros Ostschweiz einen […]

ALDI kicks off delivery Service in Los Angeles, Atlanta and Dallas

Batavia, Ill., 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — ALDI, one of America’s favorite grocery retailers,* announced a partnership today (August 14, 2017) with Instacart, the technology-driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service. The pilot program from ALDI, already a leader in convenient shopping, will give people even more access to high-quality groceries at the low prices ALDI […]

Price Rite teams up with Feed the Children and The Salvation Army to distribute food and essentials to Hyde Park-area families in need

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Representatives from Feed the Children, Price Rite and The Salvation Army came together last month at the Price Rite in Hyde Park to help deliver food and other items to 800 area families. Price Rite Supermarkets partnered with Feed the Children, Nabisco and Red Bull, with support […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill appoints Laurie Schalow as chief communications officer

Schalow brings more than 20 years of integrated communications experience to Chipotle executive team DENVER, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) has hired Laurie Schalow as chief communications officer, a newly created position that will oversee all facets of Chipotle’s internal and external communications functions. Schalow comes to Chipotle from YUM! Brands where she held […]

Wegmans Food Markets announces Montvale store leadership team; store opening Sept. 24

MONTVALE, NJ, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets today (August 14, 2017) announced the local leadership team managing its Montvale store, which opens Sunday, Sept. 24 at West Grand Avenue and Mercedes Drive. This group consists of the store manager, executive chef, pharmacy area manager, and three area managers who each supervise several departments. […]

AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 1,576,078 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM August 7, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING AUGUST 11, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,576,078 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from August 7, 2017 up to and including August 11, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €17.32 per share for a total consideration of €27.3 million. These repurchases were […]

International Market Place commemorates Don Ho’s contributions to Hawaiian music and history with bronze statue

Lifelike sculpture of beloved Waikīkī entertainer recognizes his longtime residency at the iconic island destination HONOLULU, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — During his prolific career in the 1960s, Don Ho was the must-see musician at International Market Place in Waikīkī, drawing record-number audiences of both Hawai‘i residents and international visitors. To commemorate Ho’s tremendous contributions to Hawaiian music and […]

Solar eclipse sunglasses approved for viewing by the American Astronomical Society available at 7‑Eleven®

Solar eclipse sunglasses approved for viewing by the American Astronomical Society available at 7‑Eleven®   IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sun-worshippers not wanting to be left in the dark when the “Great American Eclipse” crosses the U.S. can hit 7‑Eleven® stores for special – and safe – sunglasses to view the Aug. 21 phenomenon. Available in […]

Chick-fil-A® launches its first breakfast bowl — the new Hash Brown Scramble

Chick-fil-A® launches its first breakfast bowl — the new Hash Brown Scramble   Hash Brown Scramble now available nationwide as breakfast bowl or burrito ATLANTA, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bowl lovers can rejoice as Chick-fil-A® today launches the new Hash Brown Scramble, the first breakfast bowl for the national quick-service restaurant company. Joining […]

ENGLAND: B&M Bargains Store opens in Strood, Kent region

Hartlepool, United Kingdom, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — There was plenty of excitement in Strood today (12 August 2017) as a new B&M Bargains Store was opened. It’s the latest addition to B&M’s portfolio in the Kent region and comes as a huge boost to the local economy thanks to the creation of more than […]

LCP: Mencap, the learning disability charity to open a new store in Sherwood, Nottingham

London, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mencap, the learning disability charity, is to open a new store in Sherwood, Nottingham, leading national investment and property management company LCP has announced. The charity has signed a 10-year lease for the 1,037 sq ft store at 601 Mansfield Road which is part of LCP’s nationwide retail […]

Luvo Inc. (USA) recalls poultry products mislabeled as Chicken Chile Verde but contain Turkey Meatloaf

WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Luvo Inc. (USA), a Blaine, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,805 pounds of poultry products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Aug. 12, 2017). The products are mislabeled as Chicken Chile Verde that contain milk and soy, but […]

Kuwaiti students with disabilities celebrated completion of internship programmes with Alshaya

Kuwaiti students with disabilities celebrated completion of internship programmes with Alshaya   Kuwait, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — “Thank you, Alshaya, for the amazing opportunity! Please don’t stop supporting us!” With these words, 22 Kuwaiti students with disabilities this week celebrated the completion of successful internship programmes with retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya Co. and […]