Costa Coffee named the ‘Most Ethical Brand’ in Europe at the annual Allegra Coffee Symposium

London, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Costa Coffee, the UK’s Favourite Coffee Shop, has been awarded the title of ‘Most Ethical Brand’ in Europe at the annual Allegra Coffee Symposium. The award was collected by members of the Costa team at a ceremony in Warsaw on Tuesday 21st November, 2017. This award was voted for […]

Alibaba Group announces proposal to offer U.S. dollar-denominated senior unsecured notes

Hangzhou, China, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) today (November 27, 2017) announced that it proposes to offer U.S. dollar-denominated senior unsecured notes (the “notes”), subject to market and other conditions, in an underwritten registered public offering. The principal amount, interest rates, maturity dates and other terms of the […]

Debenhams unveils Home SS18

Debenhams unveils Home SS18   London, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — RJR. John Rocha puts a fresh spin on his signature artisan craftsmanship style for SS18. The new collection welcomes the introduction of delicate watercolour florals on crisp white ceramics and botanical appliqué bed linens. The seasonal colour palette is brought to life in […]

Debenhams unveils Womenswear SS18

Debenhams unveils Womenswear SS18   LONDON, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Studio by Preen launches a range of timeless, premium statement dresses for SS18. Beautifully hand-etched florals sit back with bold block colours. Clashing colourways combined with Preen’s eponymous floral prints and reworked fabrications create a collection for every summer occasion. Hero pieces include […]

Australian Retailers Association believes toy retailers will be as busy as elves this Christmas

Melbourne, Australia, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) and Roy Morgan Research predicting Australians to spend more than $50 billion over the Christmas trading period from November 15 to December 24, 2017, the ARA believe toy retailers will be as busy as elves this Christmas. With the ARA and […]

Delivery Hero Q3 2017 results: revenues increasing 60% YoY on a like-for-like basis to EUR 137.9 million

Berlin, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delivery Hero Group (“Delivery Hero”), the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace, continued its growth trajectory in the third quarter of 2017 with revenues increasing 60% year-over-year on a like-for-like basis to EUR 137.9 million (Q3 2016: EUR 86.1 million). All segments continued to contribute to the […]

Diebold Nixdorf strengthens retail sales leadership in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region with new appointments

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), a global leader in driving connected commerce, is strengthening its retail sales leadership in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. Giovanni Bandi has been appointed vice president, Retail, UK and Ireland. Bandi has extensive experience in driving software business growth and […]

SPAR India supports local farming community school in Soppahalli village, near Bangalore

India, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Community involvement is a key aspect of SPAR’s vision and in India, SPAR has been taking steps to positively impact the lives of employees, customers and other members of the communities it serves. Recently, this led to an opportunity to support a local farming community school in Soppahalli village, […]

Tops Friendly Markets extends annual Food for Families campaign until December 16, 2017

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the past twelve years, the term Little Brown Bags of Hope has become synonymous with Tops Friendly Markets and the annual Food for Families campaign. What began as a one day campaign in Buffalo, NY to benefit the Food Bank of WNY has since expanded across […]

Tops Friendly Markets holds annual Tops Years of Service recognition program

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, western Vermont, and north central Massachusetts was pleased to conduct its annual Tops Years of Service recognition program earlier this month. Currently in its 21st year, the Tops Years of Service recognition program celebrates […]

Kroger launches television and radio ads to boost awareness of its Zero Hunger | Zero Waste initiative

Kroger launches television and radio ads to boost awareness of its Zero Hunger | Zero Waste initiative   CINCINNATI, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (Nov. 24, 2017) announced it has introduced television and radio ads in 191 media markets across the U.S. to increase awareness of its Zero Hunger | […]

Lenta becomes the exclusive seller of high-quality products under the Pirkka brand in Russia

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta (LSE, MOEX: LNTA), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, announces the start of sales of Pirkka branded products in Lenta stores across St. Petersburg, Petrozavodsk, and Murmansk. Pirkka is a well-known private label by the Finnish conglomerate Kesko. Lenta purchased 11 hypermarkets of Kesko […]

RUSSIA: Lenta announces the opening of its fifth supermarket in Novosibirsk

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its fifth supermarket in Novosibirsk. The new store is a Lenta medium supermarket format located at 46 Deputatskaya street, Novosibirsk. The store has a total area of 1,208 […]

SSP teams up with café-bar and restaurant brand Grind to open outlets at key London locations

SSP teams up with café-bar and restaurant brand Grind to open outlets at key London locations   London, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has partnered with fast-growing café-bar and restaurant brand Grind and plans to open an outlet at a key London […]

SSP announces partnership with Gordon Ramsay to operate a premium grab and go concept for airports worldwide

SSP announces partnership with Gordon Ramsay to operate a premium grab and go concept for airports worldwide   London, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, is pleased to announce a global partnership with Gordon Ramsay in an exclusive deal to operate a premium […]

Shopify: More than $1,000,000 in sales per minute at the peak on Black Friday

Sales topped $1,000,000 per minute at the day’s peak OTTAWA, Canada, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE: SHOP) (TSX: SHOP), the leading multi-channel commerce platform, today (Nov 25, 2017) announced its over 500,000 merchants cumulatively experienced their highest Black Friday sales to date. More than $1,000,000 in sales went through the platform per minute […]

Carrefour Belgium invites customers to bring their own bags and reusable boxes when shopping from traditional food counters

Carrefour Belgium invites customers to bring their own bags and reusable boxes when shopping from traditional food counters   Belgium, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an initiative to provide sustainable solutions and reduce the use of packaging, Carrefour Belgium is inviting Carrefour Hypermarket and Carrefour Market customers to bring their own bulk bags and […]

Carrefour’s Market Peñalver store wins Best food and Supermarket Design prize from UK publication Retail Week Interiors

Carrefour’s Market Peñalver store wins Best food and Supermarket Design prize from UK publication Retail Week Interiors   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The retail design prize has been awarded in London by the UK publication Retail Week Interiors for 25 years. We entered the Best food and Supermarket Design category beside other […]

Will Day appointed as the first Chair of the newly formed Sainsbury’s Foundation Advisory Board

Will Day appointed as the first Chair of the newly formed Sainsbury’s Foundation Advisory Board   London, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has appointed Will Day as the first Chair of the newly formed Sainsbury’s Foundation Advisory Board, which will provide expert guidance to the Sainsbury’s Fairly Traded tea pilot. Will comes to […]

Sephora moves into its new headquarters in Neuilly-sur-Seine

Sephora moves into its new headquarters in Neuilly-sur-Seine   Paris, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — With exceptional growth and a presence in 34 countries around the world, Sephora is embarking on an exciting new phase in its development with the inauguration of a new headquarters building in Neuilly-sur-Seine, on the western edge of Paris. This new international […]

Waitrose the first supermarket to ensure all of its branded and own-label canned tuna is 100 percent responsibly sourced

London, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose has become the first supermarket to ensure that all of its branded and own-label canned tuna is either Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified or pole and line caught, meaning it is 100 percent responsibly sourced. The achievement is the result of work over the last year with […]

Maxima grupė submits tender offer to acquire 100% of Stokrotka’s shares on Warsaw Stock Exchange

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Maxima grupė has signed an investment agreement with Emperia Holding and is submitting a tender offer to acquire 100% of company’s shares on Warsaw Stock Exchange. Emperia Holding controls a Polish retail chain Stokrotka. “Stokrotka is one of the leading food retail chains in the Polish market. We […]

Asda introduces NEW Extra Special Triple Lamb Crown

Asda introduces NEW Extra Special Triple Lamb Crown   Leeds, UK, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fare-thee-well to mediocre cuts of meat this Christmas and welcome the mother of all show-stopping festive centrepieces, Asda’s NEW Extra Special Triple Lamb Crown. The medieval meat masterpiece is inspired by the opulent feasting banquets seen on popular TV […]

FREO Group celebrates the opening of the largest shopping and leisure destination in the heart of Switzerland

FREO Group celebrates the opening of the largest shopping and leisure destination in the heart of Switzerland   Lucerne, Switzerland, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — FREO Group, the international investment manager and developer, has celebrated the opening of the Mall of Switzerland, north of Lucerne. Over 1,500 invited guests, from the fields of politics, business […]

Toys”R”Us® and Babies”R”Us® announce Cyber Week 2017 from November 25 through December 1

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just when you thought the incredible holiday deals were over, Toys”R”Us® and Babies”R”Us® are providing all customers thousands of huge online deals during Cyber Week 2017 – no membership required. Beginning on Saturday, November 25 at 7:00 AM ET through Friday, December 1 at 5:00 AM ET, […]

DFS Group unveils newly renovated T Galleria by DFS Sydney

DFS Group unveils newly renovated T Galleria by DFS Sydney   Sydney, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — DFS Group, the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, today (24 NOV 2017) unveiled its newly renovated store, T Galleria by DFS Sydney. The modern interior, which boasts a fresh, clean look, complements the store’s attractive red-brick façade […]

NEW ZEALAND: Foodstuffs announces big reduction in sugar and sodium content across Pams and Value products

NEW ZEALAND: Foodstuffs announces big reduction in sugar and sodium content across Pams and Value products   Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs revealed today (24 November 2017) that it has implemented a massive drop in sugar and sodium content across a wide range of Pams and Value products – ranging […]

Co-op expands its local sourcing programme with a total of 20 local breweries across Scotland

Co-op expands its local sourcing programme with a total of 20 local breweries across Scotland   MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Scottish breweries are set to top sales of 500,000 pints at the Co-op as the community retailer expands its commitment to supporting smaller, local, producers. A total of 20 local breweries are to […]