Sriracha voted Auntie Anne’s® Pretzel Nation Creation champion; The new spicy pretzel arrives in stores for a limited time only later this year

Sriracha voted Auntie Anne’s® Pretzel Nation Creation champion; The new spicy pretzel arrives in stores for a limited time only later this year   LANCASTER, Pa., 2017-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 1.3 million fan votes have been tallied and the winner has been declared: Sriracha is the Auntie Anne’s® Pretzel Nation Creation champion. The spicy new pretzel […]

Co-op extends its local sourcing programme into Cumbria

MANCHESTER, England, 2017-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Four Cumbrian-based breweries are among a host of producers in the County to “toast” new contract wins with the Co-op. The move will see eight businesses supply a new range of over 40 products from this month (August) as the Co-op extends its local sourcing programme into Cumbria. UK-wide the […]

Delivery Hero Group partners with The Coca-Cola Company

New collaboration marks the starting point of a strategic partnership in digital innovation, sales and marketing activities Berlin, 2017-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delivery Hero Group (“Delivery Hero”), the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace, announced today (31 July 2017) that it has entered into a strategic partnership with The Coca-Cola Company. This […]

Starbucks to assume 100% ownership of 1,300 Starbucks stores in Shanghai and Jiangsu and Zhejiang Provinces

Starbucks to assume 100% ownership of 1,300 Starbucks stores in Shanghai and Jiangsu and Zhejiang Provinces   Company announces agreements to acquire the remaining 50% of its East China JV and divest its 50% interest in its Taiwan JV; both transactions undertaken with long-term JV partners President Chain Store Corporation and Uni-President Enterprises Corporation Company […]

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 […]

Newegg joins forces with No Kid Hungry® to help communities feed children in need

Collaboration Supports Goal of Feeding Kids Where They Live, Learn, and Play Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the leading tech-focused e-retailer in North America and a growing force in global e-commerce, today (July 26, 2017) announced it is joining forces with No Kid Hungry® to help combat childhood hunger. No Kid Hungry […]

Alshaya and Australian chef Johnny Di Francesco to bring the 400 Gradi Italian restaurant brand to the Middle East

Alshaya and Australian chef Johnny Di Francesco to bring the 400 Gradi Italian restaurant brand to the Middle East   Kuwait, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — International retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya Co. has announced a franchise partnership with award-winning Australian chef Johnny Di Francesco to bring the 400 Gradi Italian restaurant brand to […]

ShopRite launches in-store campaign “Go H2O” to help customers stay hydrated this summer

Supermarket Program Helps Shoppers Stay Healthy and Hydrated All Season Long KEASBEY, NJ, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — With summer heat advisories on the rise, consumers are continually searching for ways to keep cool and hydrated during the hot summer months.  With this in mind, ShopRite has announced the launch of “Go H2O,” an […]

Tops Friendly Markets partners with Fulmer Valley Farms to offer delicious, fresh local greens, 365 days a year

Williamsville, N.Y., 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tops Friendly Markets always takes great pride in offering its customers the very best produce New York State has to offer. TOPS supports over 200 local growers during the homegrown season and now, thanks to an exclusive partnership with Fulmer Valley Farms in NY’s southern tier, customers can […]

The Connecticut Food Bank received $195,460 donation from Price Rite and ShopRite

WALLINGFORD, CONN., 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Connecticut Food Bank welcomed representatives from Price Rite and ShopRite stores to celebrate the food bank’s 20-year partnership with ShopRite and Price Rite — a relationship that has helped provide 8.4 million meals to hungry Connecticut residents. The food bank honored the store owners and leadership teams […]

Wegmans to sample the season’s freshest and best ingredients on Saturday July 29th, 2017

ROCHESTER, NY, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — WHAT: At this fun and interactive event, customers can stop by stations throughout the store to sample the season’s freshest and best ingredients – another way to live healthier, better lives through food! Learn about the local family farms that grow many of the products that Wegmans sells and […]

SONIC® Drive-In introduces all-new Dunked Ultimate Chicken Sandwich

SONIC® Drive-In introduces all-new Dunked Ultimate Chicken Sandwich   OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is adding to its robust chicken lineup with the introduction of the all-new Dunked Ultimate Chicken Sandwich featuring an innovative blend of bold flavors to a guest favorite. SONIC’s Dunked Ultimate Chicken Sandwich features a flavor-loaded, […]

Whole Foods Market to host four-day sale on WTRMLN WTR beverages from National Watermelon Day, August 3

Whole Foods Market to host four-day sale on WTRMLN WTR beverages from National Watermelon Day, August 3   AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — On National Watermelon Day, August 3, Whole Foods Market is kicking off a four-day sale on WTRMLN WTR beverages. From August 3 through 6, customers can pick up two […]

KickStarter Campaign: No ice cooler keeps drinks cold for up to 6 hours

San Antonio, TX, 2017-Jul-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Sogu Cooler keeps liquids cold in their bottle for up to 6 hours! Sogu (www.sogucooler.com) has launched its first KickStarter Campaign to raise the funds necessary to pay for the tooling for the next version Sogu 2.0 Cooler. The patented Sogu Cooler keeps drinks cold for up to 6 […]

The Wendy’s Company elects Kristin A. Dolan to its Board of Directors

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Jul-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) today (July 20, 2017) announced that on July 19, 2017, its Board of Directors has increased the size of the Board from 11 to 12 members and elected Kristin A. Dolan to serve as a director of the Company, effective immediately. Dolan is the founder and has […]

Alshaya to build and operate Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza restaurants across the Middle East and Northern Africa

Alshaya to build and operate Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza restaurants across the Middle East and Northern Africa   Kuwait, 2017-Jul-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the United States’ leading fast-casual artisanal pizza chain, has announced an exclusive development agreement with Kuwait-based retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya Co. to build and operate multiple Blaze […]

Tops Friendly Markets partners with Moyer Beef to offer fresh, delicious, and wholesome premium beef

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Jul-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — When you want to serve your family the very best, it’s only natural that you turn to your local Tops Friendly Markets. Thanks to a new partnership with Moyer Beef, fresh, delicious, and wholesome premium beef is now closer than you think. At Moyer Beef cattle is sourced […]

Cesina Sausage Company recalls not-ready-to-eat pork sausage product labeled ready-to-eat

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cesina Sausage Company, an Aliquippa, Penn. establishment, is recalling approximately 10 pounds of pork sausage product due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (July 20, 2017). The product label identifies this product as ready-to-eat (RTE), when in fact this […]

Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice to open its 24th store in Washington

PORTLAND, Ore., 2017-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice, a warehouse-format store that has catered to the foodservice industry for more than 60 years, will open a new store in Wenatchee, WA on August 12. Located at 200 Ferry Street, the Wenatchee store will be Cash&Carry’s 24th in Washington and 63rd in the Western United States. Offering a wide range of […]

BELGIUM: Carrefour food truck to showcase organic and local products this summer

BELGIUM: Carrefour food truck to showcase organic and local products this summer   BELGIUM, 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — From 12 July until 23 August, Carrefour will be criss-crossing its way through the country with a lorry specially transformed into a food truck. Meeting customers on its way, it will be introducing them to […]

Starbucks® store in Bedford-Stuyvesant (Bed-Stuy) set to open in Spring 2018

Starbucks® store in Bedford-Stuyvesant (Bed-Stuy) set to open in Spring 2018   New Starbucks® store in Bedford-Stuyvesant (Bed-Stuy) will create local jobs, partner with minority owned contractors and suppliers, and offer in-store job skills training programs to youth as part of the company’s strategy to invest in at least 15 underserved communities across the U.S. […]

Asda reveals its THREE Christmas trends, and unveils over 150 new products in preparation for the season

Asda reveals its THREE Christmas trends, and unveils over 150 new products in preparation for the season   Asda reveals its top three Christmas trends Try Christmas feasts infused with botanical gin Move over pigs in blankets, deer in duvets are coming! Bring on the Christmas pudding stuffing LEEDS, England, 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

Asda appoints the world’s first ‘Sommeasier’ and created the ‘Sommeasier’s Guide to Wine’

Asda appoints the world’s first ‘Sommeasier’ and created the ‘Sommeasier’s Guide to Wine’   Over a third of UK drinkers always stick to the same bottle of wine 15% of us spend less than 10 seconds picking a bottle as ‘wine fright’ takes over 42% find wine jargon confusing and misunderstand commonly used terms Asda […]

Auntie Anne’s® invites fans to vote for the next Pretzel Nation Creation

Auntie Anne’s® invites fans to vote for the next Pretzel Nation Creation   LANCASTER, Pa., 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pretzel lovers rejoice: Auntie Anne’s®, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, is unveiling a delectable new pretzel flavor. The best part? The public will decide which salty, sweet or spicy pretzel will be […]

Wawa adds Cold Brew coffee to its hand-crafted specialty beverage program

Wawa, PA, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wawa is thrilled to announce that delicious Cold Brew coffee is now available in all stores chain-wide as part of Wawa’s hand-crafted specialty beverage program. Available in two flavors of traditional black or sweet cream and both 16 oz. and 24 oz. sizes, Wawa Cold Brew incorporates a […]

SPAR Spain highlights programmes supported by partners

SPAR Spain highlights programmes supported by partners   SPAR in Spain support many initiatives on an ongoing basis; here we highlight two recent programmes which were supported by partners. Spain, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Approximately 350,000 children in Spain are considered to be in need of supplementary nutrition to meet their daily needs. […]

Más de 189.900 escolares han participado en la Escuela de Alimentación de EROSKI durante el curso 2016-2017

Más de 189.900 escolares han participado en la Escuela de Alimentación de EROSKI durante el curso 2016-2017    Casi el 10% de los escolares de 2º y 3er ciclo de primaria de España, a los que se dirige el programa, ha intervenido en la iniciativa  El 20% de los centros escolares de Educación Primaria de […]

SONIC® Drive-In celebrates National Hot Dog Day with Hot Dogs and Chili Cheese Coneys for $1 all day

SONIC® Drive-In celebrates National Hot Dog Day with Hot Dogs and Chili Cheese Coneys for $1 all day   OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is honoring National Hot Dog Day by offering six-inch All-American Hot Dogs and Chili Cheese Coneys for $1 all day – an annual celebration for hot dog lovers.* […]

Auntie Anne’s® partners for the sixth year with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to help fund childhood cancer research

Auntie Anne’s® partners for the sixth year with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to help fund childhood cancer research   LANCASTER, Pa., 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Auntie Anne’s®, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, is partnering for the sixth year with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) to help fund childhood cancer research. From today (July […]

Dunkin’ Donuts and Price Chopper team up to open three restaurants in Kansas

LEADING RESTAURANT BRAND CONTINUES TO EXPAND NON-TRADITIONAL PORTFOLIO THROUGHOUT THE GROCERY SECTOR CANTON, Mass., 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today (July 17, 2017) its partnership with nationally recognized grocer, Price Chopper to open three restaurants in Kansas. The first location is slated […]