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 […]

Tesco supports the first Public Health England Change4Life campaign to promote healthier snacking for children

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2018-Jan-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of a wider approach to help colleagues and customers on health, Tesco has today stepped up plans to help make healthier choices a little easier for shoppers by backing the first Public Health England Change4Life campaign to promote healthier snacking for children. Building on […]

The Co-op to open 100 new food stores across the UK in 2018

MANCHESTER, UK, 2018-Jan-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op has confirmed plans to open 100 new food stores across the UK in 2018, creating an estimated 1,600 jobs. The community retailer will invest over £160 million in new stores and major makeovers for a further 150 of its outlets. More than 20 new stores are set to […]

Sonic Corp. to participate at the 20th Annual ICR Conference on January 8, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Dec-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that the company will be presenting at the 20th Annual ICR Conference on Monday, January 8, 2018 at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes in Orlando, FL.The presentation will begin at 2:00 PM ET. Investors and interested parties can access the presentation by visiting the […]

NEW ZEALAND: Synlait Milk to become the exclusive supplier of Foodstuffs’ private label fresh milk and cream

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2017-Dec-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Synlait Milk (NZX: SML; ASX: SM1) is partnering with Foodstuffs South Island Limited to become the Cooperative’s exclusive supplier of its private label fresh milk and cream from early 2019. Synlait intends to invest approximately $125 million in an advanced liquid dairy packaging facility to supply Foodstuffs […]

The Joy in Childhood Foundation announces new $2.7 million commitment to help bring joy to sick and hungry children

Funding Will Support Feeding America® and Nearly 200 Other Organizations Across the Country CANTON, Mass., 2017-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the holidays upon us, the Joy in Childhood Foundation SM is making a special gift to help address critical child health and hunger needs. The Joy in Childhood Foundation, the charitable foundation supported by Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, today (December 20, […]

Sheetz to offer customers a free cup of coffee on both Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains, is pleased to announce that they will again celebrate the holidays by offering customers a free cup of freshly brewed Sheetz coffee on both Christmas Day, from 12 a.m. to 12 p.m., and New Year’s, from 4 p.m. […]

Giant Tiger supports local food banks with $35,000 donation

Giant Tiger supports local food banks with $35,000 donation   Helping local families in communities across Canada OTTAWA, 2017-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — This holiday season, Giant Tiger stores are committed to fighting hunger with a donation of $35,000 to local food banks in many of the communities it calls home. “Community giving is not just what […]

Raley’s eCart brings delivery service to Reno, Nevada

 Raley’s extends eCart personalized shopping service to include delivery in Reno West Sacramento, California, 2017-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Raley’s eCart e-commerce platform is launching its third phase of delivery service to Reno, Nevada. The delivery service will allow healthy, fresh and high-quality offerings at affordable prices to be delivered to select zip codes in […]

Kroger opens its 1,000th ClickList store and launches integrated digital shopping experience for ClickList

In Q3 2017, company’s 109 percent digital revenue growth was driven by ClickList CINCINNATI, 2017-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kroger announced today it has opened its 1,000th ClickList store and launched the latest seamless and integrated digital shopping experience for ClickList. “As part of our Restock Kroger plan, we continually invest in redefining our customers’ grocery shopping experiences by […]