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 […]

Veuve Clicquot presented its 45th Business Woman Award to Sarah Lavoine and The Prix Clémentine to Bénédicte de Raphélis Soissan

PARIS, France, 2017-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Tuesday, November 21st, Veuve Clicquot presented its 45th Business Woman Award to Sarah Lavoine, interior designer and founder of Maison Sarah Lavoine. The Prix Clémentine was given to Bénédicte de Raphélis Soissan, founder of the startup Clustree. Veuve Clicquot once again celebrated women entrepreneurs at the 2017 Business Woman […]

Geoffrey Bennett to be recognized as Nebraska’s 2017 Citizen Hero during halftime of the Hy-Vee Heroes Game

“Citizen Heroes” will be recognized during halftime of the Nebraska Cornhuskers versus Iowa Hawkeye football game Omaha, NE, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — A Norfolk, Nebraska, man will be honored this week for saving the life of a local woman who was critically injured after being struck by a vehicle as she waited near […]

Jerry Goeders to be recognized as Iowa’s 2017 Citizen Hero during halftime of the Hy-Vee Heroes Game

“Citizen Heroes” will be recognized during halftime of the Iowa Hawkeyes versus Nebraska Cornhuskers football game Des Moines, IA, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — A Dayton, Iowa, man will be honored this Friday for saving the life of an 8-year-old girl who was alone and struggling to keep her head above water at Lake […]

Stockmann Group: Lindex won the ‘Omni channel of the year’ prize at Habit Fashion award in Stockholm

Stockmann Group: Lindex won the ‘Omni channel of the year’ prize at Habit Fashion award in Stockholm   Helsinki, Finland, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yesterday, at Habit Fashion award in Stockholm, Lindex won the prestigious prize ‘Omni channel of the year’. This is the second time this year Lindex have won in this category. […]

Walgreens marks the 12th year of earning a perfect score from the Corporate Equality Index

Company scores 100 percent for the 12th year on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 16th Annual Scorecard DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered […]

Mohammed Alshaya recognised for his role in developing modern retail culture in the Middle East

Mohammed Alshaya recognised for his role in developing modern retail culture in the Middle East   Kuwait, 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mohammed Alshaya, executive chairman of M.H. Alshaya Co., has been recognised as the individual who has made the biggest contribution to the retail industry in the Middle East over the past 30 years […]

Lowe’s Canada stores wins three awards at the Hardlines Outstanding Retailer Awards

Best Large Surface Retailer – Lowe’s Barrie (ON) Best Building Supply/Home Centre (< 15,000 s.f.) – Ace Matériaux Armand Dumaresq (QC) Contractor Specialist – RONA Penticton (BC) Boucherville, Québec, 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada is proud to celebrate the achievement of three of its stores at the Hardlines Outstanding Retailer Awards which […]

Kmart creates the “Ridiculous Cash Bash” game show that rewards contestants for their awesome talents

14 Contestants Will Win a Trip to Hollywood to Compete for Thousands in Prizes and FREECASH in Points on Program Hosted by Cooper Manning HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — As another out-of-the-box way to engage with members this holiday, Kmart has created the “Ridiculous Cash Bash,” a game show that rewards […]

NAREIT names Macerich 2017 Retail “Leader in the Light” for the fourth straight year

Macerich Earns Nareit’s Prestigious Retail ‘leader In The Light’ Award For Fourth Straight Year, Leading Industry In Sustainability Macerich Also Achieves #1 GRESB Ranking for North American Retail Sector in 2017, Third Year in a Row SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macerich (NYSE: MAC), one of the nation’s leading owners, operators and […]

ascena honored by the Women’s Forum of New York for achieving at least 25 percent female representation on its board

With 50% percent female board representation, ascena was recognized for its strides towards gender parity in the boardroom MAHWAH, N.J., 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 14, 2017), ascena and David Jaffe, Chairman and CEO, were honored by the Women’s Forum of New York at the fourth biennial Breakfast of Corporate Champions for achieving at least […]

CVS Health earns perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index for the fourth consecutive year

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today (November 9, 2017) announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]

Zenith and Bulgari recognized at the 2017 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève awards

Zenith and Bulgari recognized at the 2017 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève awards   Paris, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The prestigious Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève awards took place on November 8th in Geneva. The international jury saluted watchmaking excellence, innovation and expertise, awarding 16 prizes. The Innovation Prize went to the Zenith Defy Lab, while Bulgari took […]

Harris Teeter the 2017 recipient of the USO of North Carolina’s Teer Award

Company’s Commitment to Serving Military Members, Families Honored at Annual Gala Matthews, N.C., 2017-Nov-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Veteran’s Day, Harris Teeter announces the company’s recent honor of being named the 2017 recipient of the USO of North Carolina’s Teer Award which was presented during the USO of North Carolina’s annual Salute to […]

EPA recognizes The Home Depot with a 2017 SmartWay Excellence Award for the fifth consecutive year

ATLANTA, 2017-Nov-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, with a 2017 SmartWay Excellence Award for the fifth consecutive year. SmartWay recognizes industry leaders in freight, supply chain, environmental performance, and energy efficiency. A charter member of the EPA’s SmartWay […]

Topaz’s Re.Store wins best ‘Grab and Go Breakfast’ at the 2017 Irish Quality Food Awards for its Clonakilty Black Pudding & Bacon Granary Toast

Topaz’s Re.Store wins best ‘Grab and Go Breakfast’ at the 2017 Irish Quality Food Awards for its Clonakilty Black Pudding & Bacon Granary Toast   Re.Store Scoops Quality Food Award for its Delicious Breakfast Toast DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Re.store, Topaz (Circle K Ireland)’s healthy ‘food on the go’ concept, has […]

Old Navy® named one of the Best Workplaces in Retail by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Old Navy® is proud to announce it has been named one of the Best Workplaces in Retail by research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE. The ranking considered survey responses from 38,000 employees in the sector, taking into account more than 50 factors that shape their experience […]

Wegmans again tops the Best Workplaces in Retail ranking by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine

ROCHESTER, NY, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans is proud to announce, once again, it has been named one of the Best Workplaces in Retail by research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine, ranking #1 for the second straight year. The ranking considered survey responses from 38,000 employees in the retail sector, taking […]

Dollar General becomes the first retailer to receive Coca-Cola President’s Veterans Recognition Award

Major Discount Retailer Recognized as the First Retail Recipient GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) plans to formally recognize Dollar General (NYSE: DG) with its President’s Veterans Recognition Award at a special event at its world headquarters in Atlanta on Friday, November 10, 2017. As the 2017 recipient, […]

Advance Auto Parts’ Kristine Hankey earns Retailer Counter Professional of the Year award during the 2017 AAPEX Show in Las Vegas

Advance Auto Parts’ Kristine Hankey earns Retailer Counter Professional of the Year award during the 2017 AAPEX Show in Las Vegas   First female recipient of Counter Professional of the  Year recognition in 20+ years honored during AAPEX awards reception ROANOKE, Va., 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance  Auto Parts, Inc., a leading automotive […]

Argentine author Cristian Perfumo wins Amazon’s Literary Award for independent Spanish-language authors

El Coleccionista de flechas by Argentine author Cristian Perfumo, will get the chance to be published globally in Spanish by Amazon Publishing in digital, print and audio formats, and translated into English and published globally by AmazonCrossing Winning entry selected from more than 1,800 works of fiction and non-fiction submitted from 39 countries using Amazon’s self-publishing serviceKindle Direct Publishing (KDP) SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-08 […]

Alshaya named the world’s best restaurant franchise partner at the GLRC Awards of Distinction

Alshaya named the world’s best restaurant franchise partner at the GLRC Awards of Distinction   GLRC Award recognises Alshaya’s relationships with global food brands Kuwait, 2017-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — M.H. Alshaya Co., the international retail franchise business that operates leading restaurant brands like Starbucks, The Cheesecake Factory, P.F. Chang’s and Shake Shack, has been […]

RBR research: NCR remains the leading POS software provider for the retail and hospitality industries

New RBR “Global POS Software 2017” report identifies NCR as leading point-of-sale software provider in the retail and hospitality industries for the second consecutive year Duluth, Ga., 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, remains the leading point-of-sale (POS) software provider for the retail and hospitality industries according […]

CVS Health Foundation supports the expansion of smoking cessation programs of eight cancer centers with $1 million in grants

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CVS Health Foundation today (November 1, 2017) announced it has awarded $1 million dollars in grants to eight Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) member cancer centers to build new smoking cessation programs or expand existing ones across the country, enabling each cancer institute to reach more at-risk […]

Asda named UK Supermarket Retailer of the year at People’s Choice Wine Awards

Leeds, UK, 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Asda has been named UK Supermarket Retailer of the year at the inaugural People’s Choice Wine Awards, pipping Waitrose to the post. Known for producing high quality, affordable wines, Asda was also named winner in four categories: Bargain Buys, Food Friendly Wines, Out of the Ordinary and […]

Meijer earns 2017 SmartWay® Excellence Award for its outstanding environmental performance and leadership

First year retailer recognized as a SmartWay shipping partner GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is pleased to announce that it earned a 2017 SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its outstanding environmental performance and leadership. The award recognizes the top-performing SmartWay retail and manufacturing shipping partners that demonstrate […]

NGA presented Clarence G. Adamy Great American Award to Harps Food Stores president and CEO Kim Eskew

CHICAGO, Ill., 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association’s (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, today announced Kim Eskew, president and CEO of Harps Food Stores, was awarded the Clarence G. Adamy Great American Award at the NGA Fall Leadership Meetings in Chicago, Ill. The award recognizes individuals who have […]

SPAR Slovenia announces the winner of its Start It Up, Slovenia! Project

SPAR Slovenia announces the winner of its Start It Up, Slovenia! Project   Slovenia, 2017-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Twelve ideas, twelve products, one winner. SPAR Slovenia together with the Formitas Agency and POPTV broadcasting company, entered into an innovative seven-month partnership to give young Slovenian entrepreneurs the chance of an exclusive business opportunity […]

SPAR Australia celebrates the achievements of independent SPAR retailers during its annual Gala Awards Dinner

SPAR Australia celebrates the achievements of independent SPAR retailers during its annual Gala Awards Dinner Australia, 2017-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s been another outstanding year for the SPAR Australia network; over 300 guests came together at the annual Gala Awards Dinner to celebrate the achievements of independent SPAR retailers over the last year. […]

NCR Corporation earns certification for outdoor EMV solutions with Wayne Fueling Systems

EMV certification enables petroleum convenience retailers to improve outdoor customer experience with more secure EMV payments and prepare for 2020 EMV mandate Duluth, Ga. , 2017-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (October 18, 2017) announced it has received certification for outdoor EMV solutions with Wayne Fueling Systems (“Wayne”), […]