US Foods Scholars: New program that awards financial support and professional development opportunities to students Pursuing Careers in the Culinary Arts

US Foods Scholars: New program that awards financial support and professional development opportunities to students Pursuing Careers in the Culinary Arts   US Foods Scholars to Award Scholarships and Professional Development Opportunities to Students Pursuing Careers in the Culinary Arts ROSEMONT, Ill., 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods (NYSE: USFD) is pleased to announce the creation of US […]

Advance Auto Parts announces 2017 Vendor of the Year awards recipients

Leading parts provider recognizes five brand partners with awards during annual vendor summit ROANOKE, Va., 2017-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, presented its 2017 Vendor of the Year awards during the company’s annual vendor summit held […]

Walgreens recognized for its Safe Medication Disposal program by The California Product Stewardship Council

SAN DIEGO, 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC) today ( August 21, 2017) presented Walgreens with the 2017 Infinity Arrow Award for Service and Take Back in recognition for the company’s Safe Medication Disposal program. Walgreens disposal program, launched last year, is the first ongoing national effort of its kind […]

7‑Eleven® receives Alliance to Save Energy “Built Environment” award

7‑Eleven honored for its efforts to reduce energy consumption and improve efficiency IRVING, 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Alliance to Save Energy has awarded 7‑Eleven® with the Alliance to Save Energy “Built Environment” award for its commitment to reducing energy consumption and improving efficiency in its stores. 7‑Eleven has successfully decreased electricity use […]

Four Square Ellerslie wins Foodstuffs North Island’s 2017 Store of the Year award

A small Four Square store in suburban Auckland has pipped its bigger brand brothers to win Foodstuffs North Island’s 2017 Store of the Year. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Four Square Ellerslie won top honours at the cooperative’s annual awards dinner at Auckland Museum on Friday, 11 August. Around 200 owner-operators, […]

NCR’s Chairman and CEO Bill Nuti selected as one of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2017 Most Admired CEOs

Duluth, Ga., 2017-Aug-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (August 17, 2017) announced that Chairman and CEO Bill Nuti has been selected as one of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Most Admired CEOs for 2017. “Bill transformed NCR into the software-focused, omni-channel solutions leader we are today,” said NCR […]

CVS Pharmacy earns reaccreditation in Community Pharmacy from URAC

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy announced today (August 17, 2017) that it has earned reaccreditation in Community Pharmacy from URAC. URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. By achieving this status, CVS Pharmacy has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved […]

RILA opens applications for its first annual (R)Tech Retail CEO Innovation Awards

Arlington , VA, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — ​The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for America’s most recognized and innovative retail brands, announced its call for applications for its first annual (R)Tech Retail CEO Innovation Awards. “As today’s top retail leaders gather at RILA’s CEO Forum, this will be the perfect […]

Montfermeil Young Talent winner Laurie Procès’ creations presented at Berlin Fashion Week

Montfermeil Young Talent winner Laurie Procès’ creations presented at Berlin Fashion Week   Paris, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Laurie Procès, winner of the LVMH Young Talent prize at the Montfermeil Cultures and Creations fashion show in February 2017, presented her creations in Berlin at the Greenshowroom, an eco-fashion showcase organized in conjunction with Berlin Fashion Week. The event […]

SPAR Austria trainee, Nadine Ascher awarded with Golden Badge of Achievement at the Tyrolean apprentice competition

Austria, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Austria trainee, Nadine Ascher, from the SPAR store in Brixlegg, Tyrol, outperformed strong competition at the Tyrolean apprentice competition and was awarded with the Golden Badge of Achievement. This award once again highlights SPAR Austria’s commitment to the development of young talent. Nadine, 18, prevailed against many […]

2017 FIAT 500c awarded to East Aurora, NY resident as winner of the TOPS Monopoly Second Chance Sweepstakes

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, western Vermont, and north central Massachusetts is pleased to announce that it will be awarding one of its biggest prizes in the Monopoly Collect and Win to an East Aurora, NY resident. The 2017 […]

A.S. Watson Group wins the “Top Ten Retailer in Hong Kong – Gold Award” in the Retail Asia-Pacific Top 500 Awards 2017

Watsons and PARKnSHOP Win Six “Top 10 Retailer” Titles in Asia Markets HONG KONG, 2017-Aug-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — A.S. Watson Group (ASW) has won the “Top Ten Retailer in Hong Kong – Gold Award” in the Retail Asia-Pacific Top 500 Awards 2017 organised by Asia Retail Publishing. The Group’s flagship brand Watsons was […]

ChannelAdvisor recognized as one of Triangle Business Journal’s 2017 Best Places to Work

Research Triangle Park, NC, 2017-Aug-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM), a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and branded manufacturers to increase global sales, today (August 10, 2017) announced that it has been recognized as one of Triangle Business Journal’s 2017 Best Places to Work. This is the sixth time that ChannelAdvisor […]

Signet Jewelers Limited recognized for its corporate social responsibility and sustainability efforts

HAMILTON, Bermuda, 2017-Aug-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Signet Jewelers Limited (the “Company”) (NYSE: SIG), the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry, has been recognized for its corporate social responsibility and sustainability efforts by being named as a component of the FTSE4Good US and Global Indices in 2017. Signet joins this group of other publicly traded companies with […]

PVH Corp. recognized for its leadership and commitment to sustainability

PVH Corp. recognized for its leadership and commitment to sustainability   NEW YORK, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH) announced that the Company was honored with the Sustainability Award at the Accessories Council 21st Annual ACE Awards. The Award is a testament to the Company’s sustainability accomplishments and ongoing commitment to making positive impacts for people, the […]

Tops Monopoly Collect and Win: The VIP Chef Experience with Julie Taboulie prize awarded to Rochester resident

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Aug-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, western Vermont, and north central Massachusetts is pleased to announce that it will awarded one of its largest prizes in the Monopoly Collect and Win to a Rochester resident. The VIP Chef Experience with […]

BRC announces winner of 2017 Cyber Security Challenge

A PhD student from Royal Holloway University has been announced the winner of the BRC’s 2017 Cyber Security Challenge. London, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The latest BRC Annual Retail Crime Survey revealed that an estimated 53 per cent of reported fraud in the retail industry is cyber-enabled, which represents a total direct cost of around […]

Lenta earns A+ (RU) credit rating with “Stable” outlook from ACRA

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, today (3 August 2017) announced that the ACRA has assigned A+ (RU) credit rating to Lenta LLC. The outlook on the ratings is “Stable”. The rating is under the National Scale for the Russian […]

ARA: Officeworks wins 2017 eftpos Australian Retailer of the Year title

Melbourne, Australia, 2017-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Australia’s extraordinary retailers have been crowned today (3 August 2017) at the Australian Retailers Association’s (ARA) 2017 eftpos Australian Retail Awards, with Officeworks taking out the coveted eftpos Australian Retailer of the Year title. In an exceptional field of remarkable retailers, Officeworks have grown into Australia’s largest […]

Ashton Kutcher announced as the final keynote speaker at the UNLEASH Award Show presented by BESTSELLER

Ashton Kutcher announces as the final keynote speaker at the UNLEASH Award Show presented by BESTSELLER   BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 21 August, the first edition of UNLEASH will culminate in a grand award show to celebrate the best solutions from 1,000 global talents – including 10 of our own […]

SM Supermarket wins Philippine Retailers Association’s Best Supermarket award for 2016

SM Supermarket wins Philippine Retailers Association’s Best Supermarket award for 2016   Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Supermarket brought home the Philippine Retailers Association’s (PRA) Best Supermarket award for 2016 at the recently concluded 20th Outstanding Filipino Retailers and Shopping Centers of the Year Awards. The PRA Award is one […]

The Florida Grocers Association hosted The 1st Annual Florida Best Bagger Competition

The Florida Grocers Association hosted The 1st Annual Florida Best Bagger Competition   TALLAHASSEE, FL, 2017-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Florida Grocers Association (FGA), a division of the Florida Retail Federation, hosted an event to identify Florida’s best bagger of groceries among Sunshine State grocery industry employees. The 1st Annual Florida Best Bagger […]

NEW ZEALAND: New World Wine Awards: number of Pinot Noir entries this year surpassed that of Sauvignon Blanc

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Jul-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the first time since the New World Wine Awards competition began 15 years ago, the number of entries of Pinot Noir has surpassed that of Sauvignon Blanc. The number of entries in the Sauvignon Blanc class is consistent with previous years, but there has been […]

Frost & Sullivan recognized Diebold Nixdorf with “Global Self-Checkout Systems Growth Excellence Leadership Award”

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), the global leader in driving connected commerce, has received the “Global Self-Checkout Systems Growth Excellence Leadership Award” from Frost & Sullivan. In recognition of its continued growth, leadership, ability to cater to multiple retailer segments, channel partnership strategies and product innovation, Frost & Sullivan analysts recognized […]

NGA presented Joe Williams with the Spirit of America Award at the Texas Retailers Forum

Arlington, VA, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, proudly presented Joe Williams, former vice president for regulatory and member services of the Texas Retailers Association, with the NGA Spirit of America Award at the Texas Retailers Forum, held Sunday, July 23, 2017. The […]

NRF names Representative Mike Kelly, R-Pa., Legislator of the Year

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today (July 19, 2017) named Representative Mike Kelly, R-Pa., Legislator of the Year as retailers from across the country gathered for NRF’s annual Retail Advocates Summit congressional fly-in. “Mike Kelly is a true advocate for the retail industry and we want to thank him for his […]

SPAR Academy in Vienna announces additional training series for apprentices as part of ‘Fairtrade-Ambassador’ project

SPAR Academy in Vienna announces additional training series for apprentices as part of ‘Fairtrade-Ambassador’ project   The SPAR Academy in Vienna has been cooperating with Fairtrade Austria for 15 years and in 2016 had set itself the goal of becoming the first commercial vocational school in Austria with a Fairtrade award. Vienna, Austria, 2017-Jul-20 — […]

Watsons China ranked 25th in the latest “Top 100 New Retail Brands Ranking 2017”

Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Watsons China was ranked 25th among the top retail brands in China, according to the latest “Top 100 New Retail Brands Ranking 2017” released by PinTu, a renowned business media platform based in China. The recognition reflects that Watsons has become a highly trusted and popular brand […]

Anne Frasier’s thriller, The Body Reader wins the International Thriller Writers’ 2017 Thriller Award for Best Paperback Original Novel

NEW YORK, 2017-Jul-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tonight (Jul. 15, 2017), Anne Frasier’s thriller, The Body Reader, was named the winner of the International Thriller Writers’ 2017 Thriller Award for Best Paperback Original Novel. Anne Frasier’s The Body Reader was published last summer by Thomas & Mercer, the mystery, thriller and true crime imprint of Amazon Publishing. The Thriller […]

A.S. Watson Group recognised for its commitment and achievement in implementing green practices within workplace

A.S. Watson Group recognised for its commitment and achievement in implementing green practices within workplace   Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — For three consecutive years, A.S. Watson Group (ASW) and its retail brands in HK were awarded the Green Office Label in the Green Office Awards Labelling Scheme (GOALS) organised by World […]