Starbucks scored 100 out of 100 on a new Disability Equality Index survey

SEATTLE, 2015-6-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks scored 100 out of 100 on a new Disability Equality Index survey, a joint initiative of the American Association of People with Disabilities and the U.S. Business Leadership Network. The Disability Equality Index (DEI) is a national, transparent benchmarking tool that offers businesses an opportunity to receive […]

Seattle Seahawks players try out corporate jobs at Starbucks as part of the Seahawks job shadow program

SEATTLE, 2015-6-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Trailing the Green Bay Packers 16-0 late in the third quarter of last season’s NFC Championship Game, the Seattle Seahawks pulled out a do-or-die trick play that hinged on a little-known rookie named Garry Gilliam. As the two teams lined up for a field goal attempt, capping yet another […]

Teavana celebrates National Iced Tea Day month with Iced Tea Happy Hour from June 11-14

SEATTLE, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Teavana, a leader in high-quality loose leaf teas and beverages, is celebrating National Iced Tea Day month an Iced Tea Happy Hour from June 11-14. “Tea is on the rise across America, with iced tea now the most consumed beverage at lunch time. In our Starbucks stores where Teavana […]

Seafair personalities to visit Starbucks® locations throughout the Seattle area every Wednesday from June 17 through July 29

SEATTLE, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Over the next few months in Seattle, a king and queen will be crowned. Pirates and clowns will make mischief in local parades. And, hydroplanes will race across Lake Washington. As those who reside in the Emerald City know, it’s time for Seafair, the region’s premier summer festival. […]

Dunkin’ Donuts continues its expansion in Kansas with the opening of three new locations at Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport

DUNKIN’ DONUTS CONTINUES NON-TRADITIONAL EXPANSION IN KANSAS CANTON, MA, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the opening of one new Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant and two new Dunkin’ Donuts Express locations at Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport. A joint venture led by franchise group […]

Wegmans Food Markets delivers truckload of 18,317 pounds of non-perishable food at the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank

FREDERICKSBURG, VA, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ —  On Thursday, June 11 at 10:00 a.m., a truckload of 18,467 pounds of non-perishable food will arrive at the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank from our friends at Wegmans Food Markets just in time to help fill the shelves for our partner agencies as they get ready for the increased […]

Whole Foods Market recognized with Good Sow Commendation and Global Good Egg Award from Compassion in World Farming

Compassion in World Farming Honors Whole Foods Market® with two Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards Austin, Texas, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) has been recognized with a Good Sow Commendation and a Global Good Egg Award from Compassion in World Farming, for the company’s animal welfare practices. “Whole Foods Market is […]

Albert Heijn stapt deze maand over op ASC gecertificeerde kweekzalm

Zaandam, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn stapt deze maand over op ASC gecertificeerde kweekzalm. Klanten kunnen vanaf nu genieten van zalm met de garantie dat deze uit kwekerijen komt die verantwoord omgaan met de natuur en hun medewerkers. Albert Heijn is wereldwijd de eerste supermarkt die op deze grote schaal ASC zalm […]

Auntie Anne’s helped the Adkins family of Lindenwold, NJ set a new Guinness World Record for the largest cup of soft drink

Iconic Soft Pretzel Franchise Filled the World’s Largest Cup of Lemonade LANCASTER, Pa., 2015-6-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Auntie Anne’s, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, helped the Adkins family of Lindenwold, New Jersey set a new Guinness World Record for the largest cup of soft drink/lemonade this past weekend. On Saturday, June 6, Lily’s […]

US Foods chefs mentor students from Westminster High School in Orange County in a series of elite culinary competitions

Chefs coach Westminster High School team to 2nd place win in national Healthy Schools Cooking Up Change competition Rosemont, Ill., 2015-6-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods chefs from the Los Angeles area are helping the next generation of chefs and culinary experts head to the front of the class. Through the California Restaurant […]

Sainsbury’s 20×20 Sustainability Plan: £52 million donated to charities and other good causes in 2014/15

LONDON, 2015-6-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — We have donated £52 million to charitable causes in 2014/15 and we look forward to supporting Carers UK for the fifth year running. Our values Sainsbury’s 20×20 Sustainability Plan Download related images Healthier baskets: We have launched a number of products to inspire our customers with new ways […]

Starbucks to create nearly 200 unique Starbucks Cards for 30 countries around the world

SEATTLE, 2015-6-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks will create nearly 200 unique Starbucks Cards for 30 countries around the world this year. These artful gift card designs reflect the essence of the local area and heritage for customers to bring home from a trip as a memento or to carry as a symbol of hometown pride. “Think about […]

Carrefour Market joined forces with Chef Jean Imbert as part of partnership designed to promote the retailer’s freshness programme

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2015-6-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Market has joined forces with Chef Jean Imbert as part of a partnership designed to promote the retailer’s freshness programme. The collaboration kicks off on Sunday 7 June with a new television campaign being broadcast designed to showcase our shared values: a passion for fresh produce, an […]

Starbucks launches six new Frappuccino® blended beverages based on customers’ favorite Frappuccino combinations

SEATTLE, 2015-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inspired by customers’ love of Frappuccino, Starbucks is offering six new Frappuccino® blended beverages. The new beverages, based on customers’ favorite Frappuccino combinations are: Caramel Cocoa Cluster; Cinnamon Roll; Cotton Candy; Cupcake; Lemon Bar; Red Velvet Cake. These Fan Flavor Frappuccino beverages will be available in participating Starbucks […]

Starbucks listed 15th at Asia’s 2015 Top 1000 Brands, and the number one restaurant brand in Asia

SEATTLE, 2015-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Campaign Asia-Pacific has released its annual study of Asia’s Top 1000 Brands. Starbucks is listed 15th overall for 2015, and the number one restaurant brand in Asia. The top brands report is based on an online survey developed by Campaign Asia-Pacific and the Nielsen research company. The survey […]

Tesco: Latest retail sales data reveals exotic salads are growing in popularity as a new lunchtime favourite

Cheshunt, England, 2015-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Move over sandwiches – exotic salads are growing in popularity as a new lunchtime favourite for office workers and those on the go. Increasing numbers of shoppers across the UK are now choosing a salad over a sarnie, wrap or roll and it’s the healthier end of the […]

Morrisons continues to reset its prices downwards

Bradford, England, 2015-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week Morrisons will cut the prices of another 200 everyday items – such as bread, milk and butter – by up to a third as the supermarket continues to reset its prices downwards. These are the first price cuts instructed by David Potts, Chief Executive of Morrisons. […]

Whole Foods Market presents 10 summer wines that pair perfectly with every summer soirée

‘Top 10 Summer Wines’ priced under $20 a bottle, picked by experts AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — The intense heat and bold flavors of summer call for just the right wine pairing, but there is no reason to sweat about it. The wine experts at Whole Foods Market have selected 10 summer wines at […]

US Foods’ Food Fanatics Chef Tom Macrina re-elected as the national president of the American Culinary Federation (ACF)

Macrina continues focus on education and culinary industry collaboration Rosemont, Ill., 2015-6-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week, US Foods’ Food Fanatics Chef Tom Macrina was re-elected as the national president of the American Culinary Federation (ACF), the premier professional chefs’ organization in North America. Committed to providing the educational resources and training to enhance chefs’ […]

Tesco begins new program to give unsold food to charities and not to waste

Brand new scheme called FareShare FoodCloud to be piloted in Tesco stores to give unsold food to charities and not to waste New figures reveal 55,400 tonnes of food wasted within Tesco operations in the last year, around 30,000 tonnes of which could otherwise have been eaten Cheshunt, England, 2015-6-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — A groundbreaking […]

Kespro received ISO 22000 food safety management certificate by DNV GL

HELSINKI, 2015-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — For Kespro, responsibility, quality and food safety are fundamental pillars that guide the daily operations in the best interest of customers. The latest proof of this is the ISO 22000 certificate awarded by the certification body DNV GL. ISO 22000 is a food safety management system that focuses […]

Baskin-Robbins secured space in a high-traffic area in the popular Westfield Mall in Escondido, Calif.

WORLD’S LARGEST CHAIN OF ICE CREAM SPECIALTY SHOPS SEEKS FRANCHISEES FOR PRIME LOCATION IN NORTH COUNTY WESTFIELD MALL AND OTHER SAN DIEGO PRE-SELECTED SITES CANTON, MA, 2015-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, today announced it is coming to the North County Westfield Mall in Escondido, Calif. as […]

Reputation Institute ranked Whole Foods Market No. 3 on the list of America’s most reputable retailers

Reputation Institute reveals top 50 most reputable companies in the retail industry on products and services, workplace and more AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) has been named among America’s most reputable companies in the retail industry, according to a list released today by Reputation Institute. The list of […]

Batemans to supply The Co-operative Food with approaching 15,000 pints of ale

MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bateman’s Victory Ale has won a new berth at The Co-operative Food with the Wainfleet-based brewery securing a contract to supply the community retailer with approaching 15,000 pints of ale. The brewery’s award winning copper coloured ale is now playing a part in The Co-operative’s move to change […]

Starbucks partner Rebecca Turner becomes known around London Starbucks® stores as the artist who creates stunning chalk designs

Chalk it up to having true talent. LONDON, 2015-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks partner (employee) Rebecca Turner has become known around London Starbucks® stores as the artist who creates stunning chalk designs. “I always want to inspire our customers or encourage anybody to see what we do in a little more depth,” said […]

Interview with Starbucks Global Law & Corporate Affairs head Lucy Helm

SEATTLE, 2015-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lucy Helm didn’t take what one would consider the prescribed route to Starbucks, but she’s come to realize it was the right course for her. Helm, head of Starbucks Global Law & Corporate Affairs department, oversees 210 legal and compliance partners (employees) in 16 offices around the world. Executive […]

Starbucks, restaurants, food trucks and bars worldwide to fight this June for a world in which every child is born HIV free

SEATTLE, 2015-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — This June, Starbucks and thousands of restaurants, food trucks, and bars worldwide are uniting with one shared goal: the fight for a world in which every child is born HIV free. Spearheaded by Mario Batali, the second annual EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES campaign offers a month-long program […]

Starbucks Corporation priced an underwritten public offering of $850 million senior notes

SEATTLE, 2015-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of senior notes.  The company plans to use the net proceeds from the offering of $500 million of 2.700% Senior Notes due 2022 and $350 million of 4.300% Senior Notes due 2045 for general […]

Tesco launched its first own label bottle conditioned golden ale beer supported by the Campaign for Real Ale

Cheshunt, England, 2015-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s the tipple that is arguably creating the biggest stir in the beer industry since the arrival of lager in the mid-1960s. In the last few years golden ale has not only become the UK’s fastest growing beer variety but has been instrumental in helping change the beer […]

Carrefour Italia launches 200 meter long virtual supermarket at Loreto metro station in Milan

MILAN, 2015-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — From 20 May onwards in Milan, at Loreto metro station, the first 200 meter long visual space The first example of the virtual store has now arrived in Italy with over 1,000 products of the best mass distribution brands, which can be ordered simply by scanning the products […]