US Foods launches its Fall Scoop™ 2017 product lineup themed, “Make It Yours”

New Product Line Features 26 Products and Online Staffing Solution ROSEMONT, Ill., 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods (NYSE: USFD) is pleased to announce the launch of its Fall Scoop™ 2017 (Fall Scoop) product lineup themed, “Make It Yours.” The lineup features 26 products, six of which were developed in collaboration with award-winning chef, […]

ShopRite sends a truck filled with food and supplies to Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the flood waters receded, the people of Texas began the arduous task of rebuilding their homes and communities. It would not be easy. By the time Hurricane Harvey departed, the storm had caused billions of dollars of damage. Once the roads had been cleared and the flooding […]

Kroger launches new initiative to end hunger and eliminate waste

Kroger launches new initiative to end hunger and eliminate waste   “Moonshot” Initiative Aims to End Hunger in Communities and Eliminate Waste in the Company by 2025 CINCINNATI, 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (Sept. 19, 2017) announced a new, national effort aimed at ending hunger in the communities Kroger […]

Costa Coffee and Cambridge Wireless to hold Coffee Shop Ideation at Bradfield Centre in Cambridge, 25th September

London, 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Costa Coffee are working in partnership with Cambridge Wireless (CW) and The Innovation Dividend to deliver a day-long Coffee Shop Ideation at the newly opened Bradfield Centre in Cambridge, UK. Supported by the technology community, companies are invited to pitch their innovative idea to an expert judging panel […]

Cold Stone Creamery brings back Pumpkin Cheesecake Ice Cream, Creme Brulee Ice Cream and Pumpkin Cheesecake Ice Cream Pie this fall

Two Creations and a Pumpkin Cheesecake Ice Cream Pie Available for a Limited Time SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cold Stone Creamery® (www.ColdStoneCreamery.com) is getting cozy this fall with the return of Pumpkin Cheesecake Ice Cream, Creme Brulee Ice Cream and Pumpkin Cheesecake Ice Cream Pie, available for a limited time. As the […]

SPAR Norway tackles food waste with 50% off on all freshly baked bread one hour before closing time

Norway, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Norway is aiming to reduce food waste by 270 tons a year. How does it hope to achieve this? By offering a 50 percent discount on all freshly baked bread one hour before closing time. Before officially launching the bread waste reduction scheme in August, it was […]

SSP America to develop Flying Saucer Draught Emporium and Flying Square Live at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

SSP America to develop Flying Saucer Draught Emporium and Flying Square Live at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport   Flying Saucer Draught Emporium and Flying Square Live to Join Airport’s Terminal D London, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP America, a division of SSP Group, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in […]

EROSKI eleva las compras de pescado con sello azul ‘MSC’ de pesca sostenible a más de 789 toneladas durante el primer semestre

EROSKI eleva las compras de pescado con sello azul ‘MSC’ de pesca sostenible a más de 789 toneladas durante el primer semestre   Las compras de bacalao Skrei han superado las 360 Tn, las de anchoa del Cantábrico las 313 Tn y las de bonito del norte las 115 Tn  La previsión de la cooperativa […]

SONIC’s Carhop Classic meal deal complete with SONIC Cheeseburger and Onion Rings for only $2.99

SONIC’s Carhop Classic meal deal complete with SONIC Cheeseburger and Onion Rings for only $2.99   OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In’s (NASDAQ: SONC) new Carhop Classic meal deal delivers guests the classic tastes they love at an incredible value complete with a SONIC Cheeseburger and Onion Rings for only $2.99*. The Carhop Classic […]

ASDA predicts over two million British pumpkins to be sold this year

ASDA predicts over two million British pumpkins to be sold this yea A good summer has helped Asda pumpkin growers produce a bumper crop already being harvested, almost a month earlier than normal Sales of British pumpkins expected to be 61% higher than in 2015 LEEDS, UK, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Trick or treaters […]

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 […]

Co-op launches new Scottish Salmon Farming Group as part of its commitment to sell responsibly sourced fresh fish

MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading convenience retailer, the Co-op, has launched a new Scottish Salmon Farming Group as part of its commitment to selling responsibly sourced fresh fish. The group will bring together stakeholders right across the supply chain, including key suppliers and long-standing processor, Farne Salmon and Trout Ltd. It will enable […]

ENGLAND: Co-op to create more than 30 jobs for its two new food stores in Leicester

MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — A £1.2M investment in Leicester will see the Co-op serve-up two new food stores in the space of two weeks, creating more than 30 jobs. A store in Whetstone launches on Thursday, 21st September, while a new store in London Road, Leicester, which reactivates and brings back to life the […]

Church’s Chicken served over 6,000 pieces of chicken to those impacted by hurricane in Texas

Atlanta, GA, 2017-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — There was a line out the door yesterday in Beeville, TX when the local Church’s Chicken® opened for “Pay What You Can” Day. The event was organized with the aim of providing access to hot, wholesome meals to those impacted by hurricane and flooding conditions in the […]

FMI announces launch of RevenueShield insurance program designed for food retail

Groups Launch Innovative Insurance Program Designed for Food Retail ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is now partnering to promote an insurance program, RevenueShield, to protect grocers and supply chain partners from potential new risks associated with managing retail fresh prepared food initiatives and private brand manufacturing. RevenueShield, has exclusive insurance […]

Entenmann’s® Bakery to debut new float in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®

The renowned baked goods brand celebrates in the city it was founded and invites fans all over the country to partake in the fun through a special sweepstakes NEW YORK & ISLANDIA, N.Y., 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Thanksgiving a confectionery of delights will enthrall millions of spectators when Entenmann’s® Bakery debuts a new float in the iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving […]

Asda launches ‘Crash Cake’ — a cake inspired by much-loved 70s board game

LEEDS, UK, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading retailer launches a cake inspired by much-loved 70s board game – The cake hits Asda stores in the same week that board game biscuits appeared on the Great British Bake Off – Asda ‘Crash Cakes’ available in stores nationwide now A retro board game inspired cake has […]

Auntie Anne’s brings back Pumpkin Spice Pretzel Nuggets for a limited time

LANCASTER, Pa., 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Back by popular demand, Auntie Anne’s®, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, is rolling out the dough for Pumpkin Spice Pretzel Nuggets. Available for a limited time starting September 11, the nuggets are freshly baked and topped with a special blend of seasonal spices, evoking the sweet […]

Location3 Launches LOCALACT Platform, Enhanced with Facebook, Google and Bing Integration and Tools to Convert Digital Traffic to Increased Profit

Denver, CO., 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Location3, the digital marketing agency that delivers enterprise-level strategy with local market activation, today announced the launch of LOCALACT, the premier platform built to power and scale local digital marketing for franchise systems and multi-location businesses.  LOCALACT unifies localized digital advertising with organic listing and search management to […]

Foodstuffs North Island becomes Eat My Lunch strategic investor

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Eat My Lunch today announced a new partnership with Foodstuffs North Island Limited. The collaboration aims to enable Eat My Lunch to feed more Kiwi kids with support from the 100% New Zealand owned supermarket chain community reach and distribution channels. Foodstuffs North Island joins Eat […]

Foodstuffs and Eat My Lunch partner to ensure no Kiwi kid goes to school hungry

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chris Quin, CEO of Foodstuffs North Island, shares his perspective on a new strategic partnership with Eat My Lunch. In New Zealand today, like many 1st world countries we still have a problem, not every child goes to school with a healthy lunch to power their […]

Millennium India All Set to Regale FoodPro 2017 with Innovative POS Technology

CHENNAI, India, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ —   Millennium India, the pioneer in Point of Sale (POS) technology in India, will be part of over 300 strong contingent of business verticals who will be showcasing their products, services and technology associated with food and beverage industry at the three-day Foodpro 2017 exhibition which will be […]

Co-op opens its newest Welsh food store in Cwmbach

MANCHESTER UK, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op has served-up its newest Welsh food store in Cwmbach following an investment of more than £500,000 creating up to 20 new jobs – the new store marks a return to the community for the Co-op which can trace its history in Cwmbach back to the 1850’s. Located at the former […]

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its new location in Columbia, South Carolina

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today announced the opening of its restaurant in Columbia, South Carolina. The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, September 4, 2017, on an out parcel of the Columbiana Station Shopping Center at 148 Harbison Blvd., Columbia, South Carolina 29212. The restaurant is approximately 7,500 square feet, seats approximately 230 guests and features […]

Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice to host annual fundraising program to benefit Feeding America food banks

PORTLAND, Ore., 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice, a warehouse-format store that has catered to the foodservice industry for more than 60 years, has set the week of September 11-17 for their annual fundraising program. Since starting the program in 2012, Cash&Carry stores have raised over $800,000 for food banks serving every community where they have locations […]

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 […]

McDonald’s USA introduces new logo, packaging for new espresso beverages

OAK BROOK, IL, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s USA (NYSE: MCD) relaunched its McCafé experience, introducing a new look, new café-quality espresso beverages and expanded retail offerings. The move is part of a commitment by McDonald’s to raise the bar for its customers by offering them All Day Breakfast, Chicken McNuggets® made with no artificial flavors, […]

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 […]

Dunkin’ Donuts to develop six new restaurants including multi-brand locations with Baskin-Robbins in Georgia with new franchisees

NEW FRANCHISEES QSR GROUP, LLC AND GUZARATTI, LLC HELP EXPAND LEADING COFFEE AND BAKERY BRAND THROUGHOUT GEORGIA CANTON, MA, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today a signing of store development agreements with franchisees QSR Group, LLC, and Guzaratti LLC to develop six new […]

Dunkin’ Donuts names Tony Weisman as U.S. Chief Marketing Officer

Tony Weisman brings nearly three decades of brand marketing experience to the company CANTON, MA, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts today announced the appointment of marketing veteran Tony Weisman, 57, to the position of U.S. Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Weisman, formerly the North American CEO of DigitasLBi, a global digital agency network, will […]