Dunkin’ Donuts launches its next generation concept store in Quincy, Massachusetts

Restaurant Includes Beverage Bar Tap System with Nitro Coffee and New Double Drive-Thru with First-Ever On-the-Go Lane CANTON, MA, 2018-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (January 16, 2018), in the city where it opened its very first location 68 years ago, Dunkin’ Donuts unveiled its next generation concept store. The new Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant at […]

Spontini partners with M.H. Alshaya Co. to open restaurants across the Middle East and North Africa region

Shuwaikh, Kuwait, 2018-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Spontini, the rapidly-growing Milan-based pizzeria known for its simplicity and high-quality Italian ingredients, has signed an agreement with international retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya Co. to open restaurants across the Middle East and North Africa region. Spontini, the rapidly-growing Milan-based pizzeria known for its simplicity and high-quality Italian ingredients, […]

McDonald’s commits to 100 percent renewable, recycled, or certified sources for its packaging by 2025

Oak Brook, IL, 2018-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Jan 16, 2018), McDonald’s announces goals to improve its packaging and help significantly reduce waste to positively impact the communities the company serves around the world. By 2025, 100 percent of McDonald’s guest packaging will come from renewable, recycled, or certified sources with a preference for […]

Evolution Fresh partners with HelloFresh to deliver 100,000 bottles of green juice

SEATTLE, 2018-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The holidays may be over, but the New Year celebration and commitments to our resolutions persevere with National Green Juice Day on January 26. Cold-pressed, high-pressure processed juice trailblazer, Evolution Fresh is celebrating the holiday in veggie-centric ways that inspire health and wellness in the New Year. Evolution Fresh […]

Sustainable Fishing: Carrefour announces all its suppliers have now confirmed that they will not use electrofishing method

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2018-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour does not use electrofishing for its fish supplies in France. As of December, all its suppliers have now confirmed that they will not use this fishing method ( fresh fish and Carrefour-brand frozen fish). Electrofishing has been banned in Europe since 1998, but has been carried out […]

Asda launches NEW vegan food to go range

Leeds, UK, 2018-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — With Veganuary now in full-swing, Asda has announced the launch of a NEW vegan food to go range, enabling those taking part in Veganuary or following a plant based lifestyle to enjoy tasty meal options whenever, wherever. Fully accredited by the Vegan Society, the range spans lunchtime staples. With three and […]

RCH Europe presents smart hardware and software technologies for the management and automation of POS at Intergastra 2018

INNSBRUCK, Austria, 2018-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — RCH Europe, the provider of advanced point of sale systems for the retail, food and beverage, and the public administration sector will showcase its latest range of hardware and software solutions at Intergastra 2018 (at Messe Stuttgart on Stand 7.C70). RCH Europe is the new international operation recently […]

Asda introduces Multivitamin Milk

Asda introduces Multivitamin Milk   Leeds, UK, 2018-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — To get the UK moo-ving in 2018, Asda has launched Multivitamin Milk, helping to energise Brits and get even more essential vitamins into their daily diets. Usually reserved for health and wellbeing stores, the nutrient-rich milk has now received endorsement from the Good […]

Wegmans to host sampling event of its new seasonal menu from the winter 2018 issue of Wegmans Menu magazine on Jan. 20 & 21, 2018

ROCHESTER, NY, 2018-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — WHAT: Wegmans Winter Menu Event: Stations throughout the store will offer samples of our new seasonal menu from the winter 2018 issue of Wegmans Menu magazine. WHEN: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 20 & 21, 2018 WHERE: All Wegmans Food Markets stores Get back on track with healthy […]

Whole Foods Market marks National Cheese Lover’s Day on January 20 with deals on popular specialty items

Whole Foods Market marks National Cheese Lover’s Day on January 20 with deals on popular specialty items   All cheese lovers invited to celebrate with deals on favorite specialty items AUSTIN, Texas, 2018-Jan-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is celebrating National Cheese Lover’s Day on January 20 with sales on several popular specialty […]

7‑Eleven announces the return the SOUR PATCH Watermelon Slurpee flavor

7‑Eleven announces the return the SOUR PATCH Watermelon Slurpee flavor   IRVING, TEXAS, 2018-Jan-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The KIDS are back in town … both sour and sweet. 7‑Eleven, Inc. is bringing back the SOUR PATCH Watermelon flavor to the Slurpee® machine. The drink is the most popular limited-time flavor in the history of the iconic […]

Wendy’s opens new restaurant in Guatemala City, Guatemala its 500th international location

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2018-Jan-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) announced the grand opening of its 500th international restaurant location in Guatemala City, Guatemala by franchise organization Alimentos Corporativos Coralsa. Alimentos Corporativos Coralsa joined the Wendy’s® system in 2015 and currently operates a total of 13 restaurants in Guatemala, employing more than 400 Wendy’s team members. “In the past year we’ve grown […]

LCP: O’Kane Irish Foods signs 10-year lease at Phoenix Trading Estate, Perivale, Ealing

West Midlands, England, 2018-Jan-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The largest dedicated importer of Irish foods into the UK has moved to a new facility in London to help it grow its online business. O’Kane Irish Foods has signed a 10-year lease for unit 2, Phoenix Trading Estate, Perivale, Ealing, after agreeing terms with LCP, […]

Costa Coffee introduces coconut milk to its menu

The nation’s favourite coffee shop introduces the new dairy-free alternative to its menu, available across UK stores from 4 January 2018 To celebrate the new offering, the brand has launched a limited edition drink; the Coconut & Vanilla Latte The dairy-free alternative contains soya and has been specifically created for baristas, to provide a more […]

Dunkin’ Donuts welcomes 2018 with new Dunkin’ Deals

Special value offers include two Egg and Cheese Wake-up Wrap® sandwiches for $2 all day, and Medium Hot or Iced Lattes for $2 from 2 PM to 6 PM Dunkin’ brews a big start to ’18 with new Decaf Breakfast Tea and two seasonal coffee flavors CANTON, MA, 2018-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — With many people […]

Tesco launches its first ever range of ‘wicked’ plant based dishes

Tesco launches its first ever range of ‘wicked’ plant based dishes   Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2018-Jan-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s set to be one of THE big food trends of 2018 and today (8 Jan 2018) Tesco will launch its first ever range of ‘wicked’ plant based dishes, unleashing the mighty flavour of […]

Starbucks announces the arrival of Blonde Espresso in the United States

Starbucks announces the arrival of Blonde Espresso in the United States Starbucks Blonde Espresso – a light roast that’s smooth and subtly sweet– is a permanent menu item complementing the boldness of Starbucks Signature Espresso Roast originally introduced more than 40 years ago For the first time ever, Starbucks customers in the U.S. will be […]

Waitrose to introduce age limit on sales of high caffeine energy drinks from 5 March 2018

LONDON, 2018-Jan-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose has today (4 January 2018 ) announced it will introduce an age limit on sales of high caffeine energy drinks. From 5 March 2018, customers buying caffeinated energy drinks containing more than 150 mg of caffeine per litre will be asked to prove they are over 16 years […]

IKEA: all sourcing of eggs, chicken, pork, beef, dairy, and salmon will be compliant with The IKEA Food Better Programs by 2025

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2018-Jan-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The IKEA Food Better Programs frame IKEA Food’s global vision for sustainable agriculture. They consist of a set of sourcing criteria for all the major species in our supply chain with a focus on farmed animal welfare, antibiotics use and our environmental footprint at the farm level. They also […]

RCH: smart devices and cloud-based software become increasingly important for the effective and timely management and automation of POS

Treviso, ITALY, 2018-Jan-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — RCH Group SpA, a provider of advanced point of sale systems for the retail, food and beverage, and the public administration sector, today announced the launch of the European headquarters of its subsidiary, RCH Europe, in Innsbruck, Austria. This new centre of operations will support the company’s […]

Whole Foods Market opens new distribution center in the Pullman neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side

Centrally located hub improves distribution in a new, larger facility CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Jan-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market today joins Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to open a new 140,000 square foot distribution center in the Pullman neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side. The new distribution center allows the natural and organic grocer to better […]

ShopRite rolls out “Fuel Better” campaign to help customers discover better-for-you energy-rich foods and drinks

Customers looking to boost their energy, lose weight and eat healthier in the new year can discover new foods, recipes and ideas with the help of ShopRite’s dietitians  Keasbey, New Jersey, 2018-Jan-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shoppers looking for foods to help boost their energy in the new year have a valuable resource at their […]

7‑Eleven® expands its 7-Select GO!Smart private brand line with four 100% Fruit and Vegetable Juice Blends

IRVING, TEXAS, 2018-Jan-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven® stores are carrying a new line of proprietary juices that rival those prepared fresh in free-standing, high-end juice bars. The new organic, cold-pressed juices are part of the retailer’s 7-Select GO!Smart private brand line of premium better-for-you snacks and beverages. The 7-Select GO!Smart juices come in four varieties: Clean & Green – Kale, […]

Dunkin’ Donuts declares donuts now artificial dyes free

Milestone is part of brand’s pledge to eliminate artificial dyes from food and beverages by end of 2018 Dunkin’ Donuts introduces Snow Flurries Donut as a new donut variety to begin the New Year CANTON, MA, 2018-Jan-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts is kicking off 2018 with news sure to give donut fans a sweet […]

Baskin-Robbins brings back Bobsled Brownie® as the January Flavor of the Month

Offers lineup of BRight Choices flavors for guests looking to enjoy better-for-you frozen treats as they ring in the New Year CANTON, MA, 2018-Jan-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, today announced a returning favorite – Bobsled Brownie® – as the January Flavor of the Month. Bobsled Brownie is a […]

Kroger expands its Simple Truth® brand

Largest natural and organic brand in the country continues to lead the industry CINCINNATI, 2018-Jan-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today the expansion of its Simple Truth® brand and launch of its largest-ever Our Brands customer sales promotion, featuring savings on thousands of Simple Truth® and Simple Truth Organic® items. “We’re proud of […]

Yum China and Taco Bell announce the opening of two new Taco Bell restaurants in Shanghai, China

Debuts exclusive dinner menu and table service Unique East meets West design integrates restaurants in local communities Shanghai, China, 2018-Jan-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum China Holdings, Inc. (“Yum China”) (NYSE: YUMC), and Taco Bell Corp., the world’s largest Mexican-inspired restaurant chain, today announced the opening of two new restaurants in Shanghai, China. Following […]

Whole Foods Market features options and programs supporting plant-based, Whole30, Paleo and gluten-free special diets this January

January offerings to focus on special diets, nutrient-rich foods and products, and convenience for customers AUSTIN, Texas, 2018-Jan-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market today announced exclusive partnerships with Melissa Hartwig of Whole30 and Michelle Tam of Nom Nom Paleo, as well as a series of health-focused in-store programs for shoppers trying to maintain their resolutions in […]

UK: B&M opens new store on Parc Tawe Retail Park in Swansea

LIVERPOOL, UK, 2018-Jan-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — There was plenty of excitement in Swansea today as B&M opened its new store on Parc Tawe Retail Park. The addition to B&M’s portfolio in the region comes as a huge boost to the local economy, creating 70 jobs for people from the area. Visitors to the store will be able […]

UK: B&M completes the relocation of its Stenhousemuir store

LIVERPOOL, UK, 2018-Jan-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — B&M’s relocation of its Stenhousemuir store was complete today as the new doors were opened for the first time. The addition to B&M’s portfolio comes as a huge boost to the local economy, creating a further 15 jobs – and another 20 temporary roles – for people from the […]