Starbucks to sell assets of the Tazo brand to Unilever for $384 million

Starbucks to sharpen its focus on its up-leveled tea strategy with Teavana, furthering its growth and innovation in the super premium tea category Seattle, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced entry into a definitive agreement for Unilever to acquire the assets of the Tazo brand including its signature recipes, intellectual property […]

Asda unveils its Christmas Imaginarium

Leeds, UK, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — ‘Tis the season for festive adverts and this Sunday evening (5th November), Asda is set to unveil its offer for 2017 with a journey into the magical world of Asda’s very own Christmas workshop – the Imaginarium. The 60 second ad will launch in the first ad break […]

Argos opens two new regional fulfilment centres in Birmingham and Reading

Will mean more products to more customers, faster than ever Two Regional Fulfilment Centres opened in Birmingham and Reading Added 200,000 sq ft of space improving Argos’s same / next day fulfilment capability on 35,000 products across the UK Argos’s Fast Track service increasingly popular with customers: sales through Fast Track delivery up 31%; sales […]

Argos launches its 2017 Christmas advertising campaign

Action-ready Argos elves pull out all the stops to help Santa deliver gifts in record time LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — UK retailer Argos launches its 2017 Christmas advertising campaign, breaking tonight with high profile spots during ITV’s Emmerdale and Channel 4’s Gogglebox. The 60 second TV commercial will transport millions of viewers to a magical Argos distribution […]

Toys“R”Us® and Babies“R”Us® announce special military discount from November 4-11

Retailer Celebrates Military Families Nationwide with Special In-Store Savings, Partnership with Select Naval Exchange Stores and More WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Each year the nation pauses to thank our country’s Military members for the numerous sacrifices they and their loved ones make throughout the year. While there are no words or dollars […]

KappAhl to hold Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 5 December 2017

Mölndal, Sweden, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — KappAhl AB’s (publ) Annual General Meeting will be held at 10.00 am on Tuesday 5 December 2017 at KappAhl’s head office, Idrottsvägen 14, Mölndal, Sweden. Notification to participate should be made, preferably by 12 o’clock noon, on Wednesday 29 November 2017.  At the Annual General Meeting the following […]

Whole Foods Market offers new selection from Four & Twenty Blackbirds pie shop this holiday season

AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — This holiday season, Whole Foods Market is offering a sweet new selection from cult-favorite Brooklyn-based pie shop, Four & Twenty Blackbirds. The nine-inch Bittersweet Chocolate Pecan Pie is available nationwide and made from a special recipe combining pecans and 72 percent bittersweet chocolate in a rich custard. […]

Meijer to donate up to $400,000 to children’s gift-giving programs through its Buy a Toy, Share the Joy program

Meijer to donate up to $400,000 to children’s gift-giving programs through its Buy a Toy, Share the Joy program   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the fourth consecutive year, Meijer is donating a portion of customer purchases made in the toy department, up to $400,000, to children’s gift-giving programs throughout […]

Morrisons helps growers sell superficially damaged apples with the launch of wonky British apples

Bradford, UK, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons has launched a range of wonky British apples to help growers sell apples superficially damaged by unusual frosts which occurred earlier this year. Millions of apples have been affected by adverse weather conditions which have left a brown ring known as “frost eye” around the some […]

PHILIPPINES: SM Prime Holdings recorded a 16% net income growth in the Q3 2017 to PHP5.66 billion

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), the Philippines’ leading integrated property company recorded a 16% net income growth in the third quarter of the year to PHP5.66 billion from PHP4.86 billion in the same period last year. This led to a 15% increase in net income in the […]