Amazon.com launches its 2017 Holiday Toy List, Electronics Gift Guide and Home Gift Guide

Curated gift guides take the guesswork out of gifting and make it easy for customers to discover the perfect present for everyone on their list Customers can shop products featured in Amazon’s holiday gift guides while on-the-go via the Amazon App or hands-free by voice shopping with Alexa SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — […]

CVS Pharmacy to participate in the first annual National Check Your Meds Day On Saturday, October 21st

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy (NYSE: CVS) is participating in the first annual National Check Your Meds Day, a day established by Consumer Reports and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS). On Saturday, October 21st, consumers are encouraged to bring their prescription medications and supplements to their local […]

The BRC and its members introduce Codes of Practice to further enhance the safety of children’s halloween costumes

London, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The BRC and its members have introduced two voluntary Codes of Practice which exceed the current testing standard, to further enhance the safety of children’s dress-up costumes. The terrible accident involving Claudia Winkleman’s daughter in 2014 and the subsequent media coverage focussed attention on what were seen as […]

CVS Health and Epic announce initiative to help lower drug costs for patients

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Epic today (October 16, 2017) announced a strategic initiative to help lower drug costs for patients and improve outcomes by providing prescribers with expanded visibility to lower cost alternatives through enhanced analytics and data sharing. CVS Health will use Epic’s Healthy Planet […]

Barilla and Carrefour team up to educate customers on reducing food waste

Barilla and Carrefour team up to educate customers on reducing food waste   Boulogne-Billancourt‎, France, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is actively involved in reducing and reusing food waste. Various actions involving customers, suppliers, stores and employees were carried out to achieve this objective. The Group wants to go even further and has announced […]

AWS and Microsoft announce new deep learning library called Gluon

New open source deep learning interface allows developers to more easily and quickly build machine learning models without compromising training performance Jointly developed reference specification makes it possible for Gluon to work with any deep learning engine; support for Apache MXNet available today and support for Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit coming soon SEATTLE & REDMOND, Wash., 2017-Oct-17 — […]

SilverScript Insurance Company announces its new Medicare Prescription Drug Plan options for 2018

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — SilverScript Insurance Company, a CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) company, today (October 12, 2017) announced its new Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) options for 2018. Medicare beneficiaries in the continental U.S. can choose from two SilverScript plans that offer a $0-deductible in 47 states on formulary drugs in all […]

Asda unveils Tickled Pink campaign to support Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Now

LEEDS, UK, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — World-famous fashion photographer Rankin has captured portraits of UK celebrities, including TV Presenter Amanda Holden and Saturday’s pop star Frankie Bridge for Asda’s Tickled Pink campaign raising money to support Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Now. They are joined by fashion darling and daughter of Rock legend Noel Gallagher, Anais Gallagher; alongside Cora […]

Bloomingdale’s hosts Pink Campaign in support of breast cancer awareness and treatment this month of October

New York, NY, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the 13th year, Bloomingdale’s continues its commitment to support breast cancer awareness and treatment during the month of October. This year, the retailer again invites shoppers to participate in the cause with exclusive products and events promoting good health and wellness in support of the Breast […]

Health care organizations come together to expand safe medication disposal program to 1,500 Walgreens stores nationwide

Goal set to collect 300 tons of unwanted medications over next two years DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading health care organizations AmerisourceBergen, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Pfizer and Prime Therapeutics are joining Walgreens to combat the national opioid abuse crisis by expanding the availability of safe medication disposal kiosks to […]

CVS Pharmacy introduces new ScriptPath Prescription Schedule for patients who manage multiple prescription medications

CVS Pharmacy introduces new ScriptPath Prescription Schedule for patients who manage multiple prescription medications   WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today (Oct. 4, 2017) introduced its new ScriptPath Prescription Schedule for retail pharmacy patients who manage multiple prescription medications. The ScriptPath Prescription […]

DDR provides further update on the impact of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

CLEVELAND, 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — DDR Corp. (NYSE: DDR) provided a further update today (Oct 04, 2017) on its process of providing assistance and support to its personnel in Puerto Rico as well as assessing damage from Hurricane Maria to its assets in Puerto Rico. “We have now been in contact with all of our team […]

TAI FOONG USA recalls Royal Asia Shrimp Wonton Noodle Soup that may contain undeclared egg

TAI FOONG USA recalls Royal Asia Shrimp Wonton Noodle Soup that may contain undeclared egg < Seattle, WA, 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — TAI FOONG USA of Seattle, WA is recalling Royal Asia Shrimp Wonton Noodle Soup, because it may contain undeclared egg.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg or […]

Sid Wainer & Son® voluntarily recalls Jansal Valley® brand Dried Chili De Arbol Peppers due to undeclared peanuts

Sid Wainer & Son® voluntarily recalls Jansal Valley® brand Dried Chili De Arbol Peppers due to undeclared peanuts   New Bedford, MA, 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sid Wainer & Son® of New Bedford, MA is voluntarily recalling Jansal Valley® brand Dried Chili De Arbol Peppers because it does not have the proper allergens identified, being peanuts. People […]

USDA FSIS: Belmont Sausage recalls smoked turkey products due to undeclared milk

WASHINGTON, 2017-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belmont Sausage Co., an Elk Grove Village, Ill. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of smoked turkey products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on […]

CarMax Provides Consumers with Information About Open Recalls Prior to Sale

Richmond, VA, 2017-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax provides the most transparent and integrity-driven car buying experience in the industry. Our approach to recalls is no different. CarMax has led the industry in recall transparency and shares vehicle specific recall information in-store and online. Because most of our customers visit us first online, every […]

Panera Bread now offers more than 250 clean menu combinations for children to choose from

Panera Bread Founder & CEO Challenges Industry Leaders to Eat From Their Kids Menus for a Week ST. LOUIS, MO, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Panera Bread today announced a new approach to kids food—children can choose almost any item on the Panera menu as a smaller sized entree, resulting in more than 250 […]

Carrefour Belgium to open additional three pick-up points for online orders

BELGIUM, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — On September 29, Carrefour will open three new pick-up points for drive.be. This will bring the total number of new pick-up points opened this month up to 15. At the start of this year, Carrefour announced its targets for 2017 to – extend home delivery, – trial home delivery […]

Walgreens partners with Netflix actor Brandon Larracuente to launch “#ItEndsWithUs” campaign to raise awareness on opioid epidemic

Netflix actor Brandon Larracuente to announce campaign at WE Day UN in New York NEW YORK, 2017-Sep-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (20 September 2017), Walgreens, one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, launches its new campaign “#ItEndsWithUs” to educate teens nationwide on the opioid epidemic. The campaign will be unveiled by actor Brandon […]

Colruyt Group offers in-depth information on house brand food products with the launch of “Product Finder” website

Colruyt Group offers in-depth information on house brand food products with the launch of “Product Finder” website   Halle, Belgium, 2017-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (September 20, 2017), Colruyt Group is launching their unique website “Product Finder”. This digital platform offers in-depth information about the group’s house brand food products, including Boni Selection and […]

BRC analysis spells out potential cost to shoppers of leaving the EU without a tariff-free trade deal

London, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The outcomes of the Brexit negotiations are hugely important to the UK’s retail and food production industries. The UK is a net importer of food – 40 per cent of the food we eat comes from outside the UK, with around a third from the EU-27 alone. In […]

Majid Al Futtaim commissioned neuroscience study identifies the most powerful drivers behind emotional attachment to urban developments

Majid Al Futtaim harnesses Neuroscience to empower mixed-use development agenda Dubai, UAE, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, today unveiled the results of a first of its kind neuroscience study in the region, designed to identify the most powerful […]

Raley’s launches shelf tag program to provide nutrition label transparency

A unique tool helps shoppers more easily find the foods they need for their personal wellness needs WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif., 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to Nielsen data, 59% of grocery shoppers experience difficulty in understanding nutrition facts on product packaging.[1] Meanwhile, recognizing ingredients ranks first for consumers in terms of what influences […]

DESPAR Italia’s canned tuna products earn the Friends of the Sea and Dolphin Safe certifications

ITALY, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Friends of the Sea and Dolphin Safe certifications given to DESPAR’s canned tuna products are well known in Italy and a perfect fit in terms of DESPAR’s environmental commitments. The certification standards given to DESPAR’s canned tuna are a positive addition to the SPAR Partner’s environmental initiatives. These […]

Sainsbury’s Car Buying Index: 41% of UK adults believe they will buy an electric car in the next decade

LONDON, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s Bank Loans research indicates 41% of adults believe they may switch to electric cars within the next decade One in four UK adults (23%) is considering buying an electric car within the next five years, according to new research(1) from Sainsbury’s Bank Loans. The supermarket bank’s latest Car […]

Wakefern Food recalls its ShopRite Semi-Sweet Real Chocolate Chips due to undeclared milk

Silver Spring, MD, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wakefern Food Corp. has initiated a voluntary recall of its ShopRite brand Semi-Sweet Real Chocolate Chips. The chips were sold in 24 oz. bags bearing a UPC bar code of 041190 02668 and Best if Used By dates of April 11, 2019 and April 12, 2019. The […]

eBay shoppers get access to Online Repair Manuals for over 80 percent of vehicles on the road

eBay shoppers get access to Online Repair Manuals for over 80 percent of vehicles on the road   This new offering provides a one-stop-shop for buyers, who shop eBay first, whether they’re looking for the right part, right price, or expert guidance. San Jose, CA, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — At eBay, we’re continually […]

Dedinas Franzak Enterprises recalls several brands of butter flavored popcorn that may contain undeclared milk

Grand Rapids MI, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dedinas Franzak Enterprises of Grand Rapids MI, is recalling several brands of butter flavored popcorn because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The recalled butter flavored popcorn […]

Rajbhog Distributors GA. Inc. recalls Jalebi that may contain undeclared Almond

Rajbhog Distributors GA. Inc. recalls Jalebi that may contain undeclared Almond   Duluth, GA., 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rajbhog Distributors GA. Inc. of Tucker GA-30084 is recalling 1467  packets of Jalebi because it may contain undeclared Almond pcs. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Almonds run the risk of serious […]

Rite Aid Foundation rolls out new program on reducing drug accessibility, medication misuse and accidental poisoning among children

Law Enforcement Agencies in Communities Served by Rite Aid Can Now Apply Online to Receive a Free Safe Medication Disposal Unit Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Rite Aid Foundation announced today  (Aug. 30, 2017) the rollout of its KidCents Safe Medication Disposal Program, a new program focused on reducing drug accessibility, […]